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Back from WorldCon

This was my first WorldCon. It was about what I expected, based on what I’ve read about WorldCons in the past and other cons I’ve attended that are more literature focused.The Hyatt Regency Chicago is downtown, which has some pluses and minuses. Like i… Continue reading

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Been a long time.

Sorry for that. I was in Europe for 6 weeks, and I didn’t have much interest in updating. I have 3 book reviews, a manga review, and some exciting news about RetroSpec to post in the next few days. For … Continue reading

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Dear Iceland Volcano:

Please stop erupting. Dear EU air control: Please open airports and allow transatlantic flights. I’m supposed to be flying to Germany in 11 days. There are very few flights leaving for Europe right now, and I have no idea if … Continue reading

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Disney World!

I went to Disney World with the in-laws for winter holiday festivities and togetherness time. I hadn’t been since winter 95 or so, and the park has expanded a lot since then! I won’t go into excruciating detail here, since … Continue reading

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Long time, no update.

I haven’t written here since October 21, according to my blogger dashboard. Yikes! I guess I don’t think the day to day tedium is all that interesting, either to write about or for you to read about 😉 I’ve been … Continue reading

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Another no, more on Berlin

Space opera romance was rejected. Probably for the better, because I’m not really a romance writer. I like reading romances, good ones anyway, but I’m not of the mindset to write books that romance readers would enjoy. So I’m trying … Continue reading

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Beaches

So, this weekend was the annual nerds go to the beach weekend. We went to the beach, with a bunch of nerds from the anime club. Bringing food to cook in the hotel rooms was a good idea, and it … Continue reading

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Vacation, editing, and a rejection

First, the rejection. I wrote a piece of flash fiction (a story under 1000 words) earlier this year, and I submitted it in March. I got periodic updates, saying that my story had made it past the first and second … Continue reading

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Draft complete!

I finished the first draft. It’s almost 26,000 words. The first third are intro, the next 10,000 or so are actiony bits, and the remainder are tying up threads and denouement. I’ve sent it to my awesome friend for beta … Continue reading

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Going on vacation

For our 9th anniversary, Ben & I are going to Asheville for a long weekend. There will likely be pictures. Monday I get to drive to Fayetteville for training, then after that, I can start working. Yay. I’ve got 20,000 … Continue reading

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