Monthly Archives: December 2012

Gift Giving to Self

I’m looking forward to letting you know, dear readers, what I am giving as books this year. I cannot say now because the recipients may see! In the meantime, I wish for you all a wonderful holiday week, whatever you … Continue reading

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RIP “Gertrude”

I’ve been revisiting character names in my latest novel, the one I worked on in November. Until now I have called my work-in-progress (WIP) “Gertrude” after the person I anticipated would be the protagonist, and who I thought was born … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2012 Progress Report #3 – The Results

“Picasso produced hundreds of great paintings; Ralph Ellison wrote one great novel. Art is hard, but literature is murder.”—Joe Queenan, One for the Books So, on the heels of NaNoWriMo 2012, let’s talk about failure and self-forgiveness, shall we? The … Continue reading

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