Tag: vacation

Fun & Humor, Random Generalizations & Observations

Summer Vacation Plans: 2018 Edition!

Summer Vacation

Last year I did a post about what I planned to do over my “summer vacation.” Turns out, it was a pretty great way to keep myself on track during a season that trends toward sloth. Of course, as a working adult summer isn’t really about vacation. I still tend to think of it as …

Fun & Humor

Happy Thanksgiving!


The blog is going dark this week because… Thanksgiving! I will be busy doing the eating/decorating/parade/football (Go Auburn!)/family fun thing this week, so no time to blog. Fear not I shall return, likely heavier thanks to all the eating. I hope to return with a finished book, as well. That’s another “thing” I’ll be doing …

Fun & Humor

What I Plan to Do Over Summer “Vacation”

Summer vacation

I was such a weird kid. In cleaning out some old papers found at my parents house, I discovered my old summer schedules. Yes, the one time of year when I had time to do as I pleased, I scheduled it. Like I said. Weird. Anyway, what amuses me now is how I thought I …

Books, Reading, & Libraries, News, Updates & Happenings

Weekly News Update & Reading List 03/10/17

Weekly News Update & Reading List 03/10/17

The news this week is… Blissfully nothing. I’ve enjoyed a relaxing week recovering from finishing Hunted Fate. My only work (fiction-wise) has been making some notes on a new, non-Fate related book. I’ve also been cleaning off my desk from six months of work and paper piles (oh, the horror!). Besides that, I’ve been catching …

Publishing Tips & Topics

My Current Novel Is Doomed


I was talking with one of my beta readers the other day and I mentioned that I’d started sending out my queries to agents. “You’re doomed,” was his reply. Well, gee, that’s constructive, I thought. Way to believe in my project. So I asked. “Why am I doomed. You liked the book, didn’t you?” “Yeah, …