Tag Archives: Reading

End of Year Reflection: Go Fuck Yourself, 2017

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I feel like I’m saying that a lot these days. Every New Year’s I turn to the past year and scream BURN IN HELL YOU ASSHOLE and then turn to the next year like it’s going to be better. And then it’s not. Or it is in some ways, but worse in other ways. Anyway, this year is no exception…. Read more »

My Dysfunctional Relationship with Library Books

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I adore libraries. I love them so much. They are my happy place, and I have a not-so-secret but currently-impractical-as-fuck desire to be a librarian. (Impractical because, um, yeah, don’t have money to go back to school for a COMPLETELY NEW SET OF SKILLS.) I love to go to the library and browse books. The shelves are full of possibility… Read more »

Reading more women authors

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In 2014 I am actively seeking out more queer, trans*, disabled, indigenous, mixed race, and women of colour authors, and shying away from my favored genre of SFF.

The Writer’s Journey, Chapter 1

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The book is a look at the Hero’s Journey and how it can apply to writing and a writer’s life.

Bring it on, 2014

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I resolve to be true to myself.

Wishful thinking

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I recently got an iPad (the newest one) for various business reasons — mainly to see how ebooks look on it, and to eventually play around with creating books as apps (even though I’m not sure of the long-term viability of that idea, it’s my job as a publisher to, you know, keep on top of this kind of stuff)…. Read more »

Technique Tuesday: Link round-up

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For my first Technique Tuesday I am doing a link round-up of great articles by other writes on key pieces of technique for your writing and your writing career. These articles helped me a great deal, and I hope they do the same for you. The Devil is in the Details: 3 Ways to Make Your Writing Shine, by Kristen… Read more »

30 in 30: Day 30 (my “Currently Reading” list is never limited to *one* book)

What book are you reading right now? I have three books that I’m currently reading. I have to read more than one at a time — usually a mix of fiction and non-fiction. Once I really get into a fiction book, I’ll stop reading the other fiction ones, but continue slowly going through the non-fiction. So, as I just finished… Read more »