Drawings and Writings

“Breathing Lessons” by Beth Overmyer   So, this past week was a bit of a struggle. I was sick, tired, and had many pages of galley left to proof. But I MADE IT! Galleys – CHECK Sickness – LICKED (mostly) Tiredness – Errrrr…two out of three? And I picked up the fantasy novel again, the […]

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End of January Report

Words written this year thus far: (at least) 7,910 Submissions made: 1 Rejections: 1 (for a submission made last year) Creative writing group sessions planned and executed: 1 (with another one going on later today) See, I’m making progress. Slow progress, but progress. Oh, and I got hit upside the head with another non-fiction book […]

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Drawing a Blank

I’ve been a bit…ah, tongue-tied lately, hence the blog silence. Birthday/Christmas/New Years tends to do that to me. Oy vey. I get one thing in mind (like Christmas), and that’s about all I can think of. So, until the holidays are over and the winter gloom settles in, I don’t think much will be happening […]

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Parody Hour

You walk into a bar. But it’s not any old bar. It’s a karaoke bar. But it’s not any old karaoke bar. It’s a Par-a-do-ke Bar! What will you sing? Here is an option (can you guess the original?): Sweet dreams are made of tea Oolong, instant, Dar-Jee-Ling Sencha, Grey (Earl), and the Ceylon tea Everybody’s […]

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Randomosity

PROBLEM The Internet: the wonderful tool of procrastinators everywhere. SOLUTION Writer’s Block, the free word processor that blocks you out of everything else (Internet, your wallpaper/icons, everything) until you reach your word quota…or the time limit you set for yourself. (And now I really feel like an ad man–er, woman.) EAR CANDY This song: Square Circles EYE […]

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