illustrated

i had one job…

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I had one goal for September (which, in my defence, I set with only 5 days of the month remaining), and that was to have an outline of the next novel. Usually I write manuscripts on the fly; I have a beginning, two or three turning or high points, maybe some other beats which need […]

beware the jubjub bird

a working mum's week

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image courtesy of xkcd.com (http://xkcd.com/220/)

Last week — because I've been down on myself for how little time I scrape together for writing — I decided to track where my time went. I didn't drill down deeply into anything, because an overview is all I wanted. And it's not something I'll be doing every week, because the law of diminishing […]

books spotted in the wild

it's alive!

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Today delivered a lovely reminder that hey, there was this thing I used to have time for, called writing… My contributor copies of Cemetery Dance #71 arrived! And the internal artwork for my story, "Teratogen", is awesome: As soon as I put Squawk to bed tonight, I couldn't help but sit down and re-read my […]