Newest Minion

The last few posts haven’t been so fluffy, so here’s a picture of an actual fluffy creature. My newest kitten. His (her?) eyes are open now, and s/he doesn’t seem at all impressed with the...

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Public Service Announcement…or something

At the risk of sounding Disney-ish: Stop worrying so much about your word count. Stop worrying so much about your grade in class. Stop worrying so much about getting every single promotion. Stop worrying so much about knowing everything about everything. Stop worrying so much about turning down work you don’t need. Stop worrying so much about making everyone happy. Silent the over achiever sometimes and go watch a movie with the people...

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Updates From Rainy-Land

Remember that thing when we would talk about topics other than books? Yeah, dull memory for me too. I thought I would give a “general update,” but then I realized that most of it involves books. But! Not all of it. So here goes: I’ve discovered International Delight Caramel and Chocolate coffee creamer. No, that’s not a paid promo. I just love this stuff. A lot. Too much. In May, I’m going to be in Czech, Austria, Hungary, and Poland. And May...

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Dream by Jeremy Waters #bookworm #bookclub #99cent

Avery Dover produces both legal and illegal drugs, with his brain. CORRD, a new branch of the government, in charge of the management of Orexin-A. Employs him to create one of them. A powerful medication that circumvents the very need for actual sleep. The other, he makes under the nose of that very organization. “Dream” users experience instantaneous dreams, and is used for its effects of euphoria and relaxation. What starts as a very small...

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Draft Writing Goals for 2014

Draft Writing Goals for 2014

Last year, I wrote around 250,000 words in manuscript drafts alone. I would really like to top that this year, but I haven’t hammmered away on the keyboard too much yet this year. But I’m getting back into my groove. I did finish the SUMMONED prequel novella, AXIOM. So what’s on the agenda for this year? At the very least, I will be finishing the third book, SHATTERED, and then writing the fourth and what completes this...

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