Last night, I was so busy working on the site redesign that I almost missed the amazing spread the conference put out before the big quiz event. (This is how you know they’re nerds: that’s their idea of hardcore Saturday night fun.) So a young guy I’d talked to came out to talk to me—I […]
It needs a lot of work, but that was less than I expected. Phew. Oh, and I made that composite from an existing texture, a seamless pattern for the damask, and a gilt layer style.
I’m not really fussing with my theme. I just needed a place to move to when my old theme suddenly seemed to become unsupported. ::wanders back to book::
I’ve discovered that I’m monogamous when it comes to books. This week, that’s a problem. Months ago, I decided to attend the Cascade Writers Conference, and signed up for a workshop. In order to do that, I had to set aside the non-fiction book I’m working on and work on my novel a bit. Oh, […]
I’ve been to Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City, Portland, and Seattle. As the joke goes, boy are my arms tired! This upcoming weekend is going to be a scorcher in Phoenix, where I’ll be seeing Canadian DJ Overwerk. He did the soundtrack for this ad: …though I prefer the Air Tahiti Nui video using the same […]
I’ve been to Portland quite a few times, though not as many as you might think given how far it is from San Francisco. It’s a gruelling full-day drive—I know because I drove it enroute to Vancouver earlier this year. Then we drove back. I’ve neve really spent real “Portland time,” though. I was always […]
I have my MA in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill. I came back to “get the F” in 2010, then decided I was better served by more travel rather than finishing that degree. I haven’t been back, so it’s great to come back for the annual program alumni conference, “In Your Write Mind.” Photo […]
I’m going back to grad school land, where I’ll get to see so many old friends. It’ll be awesome. I really miss Pittsburgh. What I’m not going to have a lot of time for over the next six weeks: time with my honey. Fortunately, after the crunch time, we’ll be going on a trip together. […]
Front page worked, but nothing else did. I think that’s a side effect of changing all the directories on my site, but I’m not sure. Anyhow, should be fixed now.
In terms of getting my word count done, day in, day out, there is one and only one thing that consistently provides the best results. I’m a night owl. Serious night owl. My most productive time is 10 pm – 2 am. My best productivity tool is to get 1/3 of the new day’s word […]