Writing

On The Other Side of Flail

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Today’s Life Track (you know, that whole soundtrack of my life thing?), the lovely and glorious Dinah Washington, What A Difference A Day Makes.   Classy.  I speak, of course, of my emergence from the (evidently now required) self piteous, post-crit, pre-revision hell flail.  And in this particular case (as usual), I’m dedicating the song (and […]

Writing

Getting Back In The Groove

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Well, yesterday was the first day back at the Evil Day Job, the start of the spring semester (and the pilot test of the new Blackboard software for our online classes), and a day for generally clearing my desk, organizing my tasks and sorting out what all needs to be done by when.  And I […]

Musings

Crazy Train

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I think it’s time I admit that 2008 has been a transition year for me in my writing.  I know it’s not New Year’s yet, but it’s something I’ve been thinking about today.  2007 was the year to get myself back into it and give my work the serious focus it deserved and to finish […]

Musings

Werewolves The New Vampires?

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Okay one more quick note before getting back to the grant writing like I’m supposed to.  I just read over at my pal Jen Hendren’s blog that Kristin Nelson and Little, Brown Children’s Editors (the folks who published Twilight), hypothesize that werewolves may be the new vampires (and we all know how long that trend […]