ConCarolinas was a dream come true, but maybe not in the way you think. Yes, I went there as a guest and I was on panels and people watched me with rapt attention (I think), but honestly, the fans were icing for me. The ConFam was cake. I've spent a lot of my life drifting … Continue reading ConCarolinas Happened. It was awesome.
Recently finished "The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck" by Mark Manson. I enjoyed the book, and some of it was a reiteration of things I had heard before. Even what struck me as important is something I already knew: Taking responsibility for something does not equal taking the blame for it. Sometimes, there … Continue reading Responsibility =/= Blame
I'm currently in the early stages of writing "Cities in Time" but I thought you, my reader, might want to see what I've been up to. Here's a short chapter in which Kendrick and Warden have to deal with one another. Standing in a private chamber with guards at the door and chains on his … Continue reading Excerpt: “Cities in Time” [Kendrick/Warden]
Perhaps I expected her to flinch. Maybe. Truthfully, I wasn’t certain what I expected. I had the twenty-one-year-old daughter of two of my victims in my car riding along as if we were headed to our first date. This included the somewhat moody silence of two people in an enclosed space who don’t quite know … Continue reading Amanda’s Agenda “SYWBASK” [Fiction]
Amanda I didn’t question joining him under the umbrella even though it put me well within reach of his free hand. What was he going to do, manhandle me to the car I was going to willingly? Seemed funny. If there was anything giving away his feelings, it was his white-knuckled grip on the umbrella … Continue reading Getting to Know You “SYWBASK” [Fiction]