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WorldCon 75

Back in August, I went to my first WorldCon, WC 75. I traveled with my mom and my sister. We went to Amsterdam and Stockholm before taking an overnight cruise to Helsinki and WorldCon. It was a fantastic trip. WorldCon … Continue reading

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Setting Writing Goals

  I am not, by nature, a terribly organized person. But I’ve had to become one out of self-defense. Between family and work and day-to-day minutia, writing time will get eaten if you let it. Back in January, I looked … Continue reading

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Shadow Puppets and Sketchbooks

So, UAB offers a series of pop up studios every semester or so and anyone in the community is welcome to attend. (And they’re free!)  I hadn’t heard of them before, but I signed up for two, which I attended … Continue reading

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Showing, Not Telling

These two links are probably as elegant a demonstration of show, don’t tell as I’ve ever seen. I found them very useful and am leaving them here for 1) future rereading and 2) in the hopes that someone else might also … Continue reading

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Podcasts

I’ve always enjoyed walking, perhaps even moreso since we got a dog. I like to listen to podcasts as I walk and pause for canine investigations of interesting smells. They basically break down into few categories.   On Writing: Writing … Continue reading

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