Swirling Chaos & the Writing World

I follow Kris Rusch pretty closely to learn  as much as I can about the writing business. I also support her on Patreon where she posts most of her blog entries prior to posting them publicly. A few are only available on Patreon. I read her latest post on the effect of large events on…

Musing on Book Launches

I woke up this morning to a friend’s book launch, several book birthdays, and to Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s post on book birthdays and why writers shouldn’t do book launches. It was a bit of cognitive dissonance. First, I’m thrilled for my friend. Writing a book is no small thing and publishing is another ball of…

Wisdom in the Cracks

Today is my first workout of 2020. Yes, I know that it is still 2019, but every good project has a prototype that you can tweak and improve before it is due. So let’s call today my first prototype workout. 2020 is filled with ambitious plans, including writing, publishing, coming back to fitness and losing…