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[reading] 2015 Debut Author Challenge

I set my regular reading goal for the year (100 books, 50 from my To Read bookcases), but I’ve been looking for challenges to help focus my reading. I’ve really enjoyed other people’s posts about their yearly debut author challenges, so I decided to give it a try this year. I’ve decided to do this […]

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[writing] Project List, January 2015

Happy new year! I’m pleased with how much writing we accomplished in 2014, and I hope we accomplish as much in 2015. One of my goals is to write every day this year. So far, so good. Current active projects include: UK Horror Series (This series cowritten with Sarah.) 1: Talking Dead Young adult supernatural […]

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[writing] Essay published at XOJane

How to Survive Thanksgiving When Your Family Keeps Dying in the Fall My world falls apart in the fall. Excerpt: Fall holds my favorite things: marching band, my beloved horror movie month and Halloween, and our main family holiday, Thanksgiving. It’s also a time of painful dates: the days my mother and brothers-in-law died and […]

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[writing] Project List, November 2014

Current active projects include: UK Horror Series (This series cowritten with Sarah.) 1: Talking Dead Young adult supernatural adventure. Ghosts, vampires, killers, oh my. Status: Second draft complete and with early readers. Working on third draft after some excellent feedback regarding one of the storylines. 2: Monsters & Magic Young adult supernatural adventures. Flirtatious werewolves […]

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[media] Horror Movies

During October, I participated in #horrormoviemonth over on Twitter. The way I did it was basically to watch a horror movie a day, though I often had to do two or three on a weekend day to catch up, and didn’t always immediately Tweet when I was done watching. Here are some brief notes on […]

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Monthly Review – October 2014

Pursuant to my goal to blog (somewhat) more regularly, I have decided to start doing a monthly review post, in which I plan to (briefly) discuss the highs and lows of that month. Writing High: Sarah and I received some additional helpful feedback on THE TALKING DEAD, which has led to us doing a rewrite […]

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Monthly Review – August and September 2014

Pursuant to my goal to blog (somewhat) more regularly, I have decided to start doing a monthly review post, in which I plan to (briefly) discuss the highs and lows of that month. Apparently, I forgot to write the August review until the middle of September, so I’m combining the two. Writing High: Sarah and […]

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[writing] Project List, September 2014

Current active projects include: UK Horror Series (This series cowritten with Sarah.) 1: Talking Dead Young adult supernatural adventure. Ghosts, vampires, killers, oh my. Status: Second draft complete and with early readers. Polishing submission package to query agents later this autumn. 2: Monsters & Magic Young adult supernatural adventures. Flirtatious werewolves and incorporeal monsters. Status: […]

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Ten Things You Get When You Work With Carla and Sarah

1. Two for the price of one. One of us is English, the other American. One always lies. One tells the truth. We have an excel programme which will tell you how to figure out which is which. That’s thanks to Sarah. Carla did a logic puzzle type thing by hand to figure it out. […]

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[writing] Project List, August 2014

Not nearly so much progress month to month during the editing stage, is there? Current active projects include: UK Horror Series (This series cowritten with Sarah.) 1: Talking Dead Young adult supernatural adventure. Ghosts, vampires, killers, oh my. Status: Second draft complete and with early readers. Polishing query letter and chapter one for Pitch Wars. […]

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