Category Archives: Supporting the Writing Community

Update: A Safe Place for Bean

It would appear that my family and me have some folks to help us paddle. As I told you just a mere 10 days ago, we’re in the midst of reaching out for help to assist our Autistic son in … Continue reading

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This Is What A Librarian Looks Like: Ur Doin’ It Wrong Culture Must Die

I’m being ridiculous in my headline, because I’m pretty pissed off. Still. Only in 2014 can you try to do something good and be slammed for it. Give me a few minutes to share my tale of woe and shame … Continue reading

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Write Life: Self publishing does not mean self-editing

  My write life went through a whole lot of ups and downs this past week. First thing Monday morning, there was a rejection hiding in my email. On the up side, that evening, I got to meet Jeff VanderMeer, … Continue reading

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Kill Your Fear, Kiddos & Spiders are Nerds

Look at this photo (aka internet meme): You looked away too fast. So, please, now look at it again. I’ll wait. … For at least half of the people reading this, more than half of the people I know in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Agatha Hattie Queen of the Night

I kind of wish that my kids were little again – so I could read them this story during D.E.A.R. time (Drop Everything And Read). There’s a new children’s book out, Agatha Hattie Queen of the Night, written by Jacquelyn … Continue reading

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