Category Archives: Navel Gazing

Big ideas

Readers, Welcome to Thursday, here on Terra, third planet from an unremarkable G2V class star, whose indifferent benevolence warms our cheese toast. And, I’m gonna be high, high, high, as a kite by then. I might am over-caffeinated.  Fair warning. … Continue reading

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A submission too far

The absolute longest point on any line is the one that starts with a query or submission and goes until it reaches the conclusion of the event. No matter what the conclusion is, rejection, acceptance, or otherwise–you feel every one … Continue reading

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Ahooo! Werewolves of London…

Greetings, I am not normally one for pithy sayings which are not also in some way disturbing or creepy.  It is just how I’m wired.  I gravitate to the weird.  That being said, something comes along now and then which cross … Continue reading

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Nano say what?

Ahoy there Seabiscuit, Today we be talking about National Novel Writing Month Ne’er was there a writing process topic more loaded with opinions.  Tis like a beast with a million bung holes, I tell ye and I done see with … Continue reading

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An excellent reminder

Greetings, Today, Earth day, we honor this world we call home. Sagan’s pale, blue dot.  I think it is a good reminder that what we are trying to protect is our own species and that which best suits the future of our race. … Continue reading

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Searching for inspiration

Greetings, Last week I posted a song in response to a post by Miranda Suri about what turns you on to write. I struggled with what song to pick, more than a few came to mind.  I thought it might … Continue reading

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The horrors of the literary life… and mashed potatoes

You know, the more I look at the publishing industry, the more it seems like the great adventure we all face besides not going “bug fuck” (Blame Chuck) is the nature of the business side of the relationship. Hang with me … Continue reading

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