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SoonerCon: A Media Guest’s Retrospective

SoonerCon: A Media Guest’s Retrospective

Yesterday ended my weekend at SoonerCon 26, a local science-fiction/fantasy/writer’s convention in Midwest City, Oklahoma within a short driving distance of my house.  This was my second year being invited as a media guest, which means I’ve written a few books and have done some podcasting, so they allow me to come be part of … Continue reading

The U.S. of After Chapter 30

Amy Standing a few feet behind Ethan in the crowd, waiting for access to the water that somehow poured out of the large boulder, I couldn’t breathe knowing what that liar had just told that poor woman.  Other people had heard it, too, and were moving toward him, all of them looking sour.  I was … Continue reading

The U.S. of After Chapter 29

Kelly I felt like killing him. I had to know why he wore my husband’s uniform, but the words wouldn’t form in my mouth.  I just stood there next to him as he waited in line for water and glared at him.  He finally turned around to see me and smiled a bit.  It was … Continue reading

5 Ways to Work With Stubborn Writing

I spent last week with my son at camp and then visiting my uncle, and today it’s back to the laptop to start working on the novel again.  My only problem is that this scene I am about to write just doesn’t flow out of my head and through my keyboard like I’d prefer.  It … Continue reading

Finding Time To Write on Vacation

The first installment of my latest novel This Broken Earth is due out on August 1st, and I am feverishly working on it, but I also have vacation plans this summer…or rather my family does, and I’m going along. I say this with tongue in cheek.  Of course I like to spend time with my … Continue reading