Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Char behind Charred Remains

I met Char Hardin through the wonderful Ladies of Horror group on Facebook, which was designed as a place for horror-writing women to network.  Char invited me to participate in the first Night of Storytellers on her Blog Talk Radio … Continue reading

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Crisis of Confidence

The hardest part of writing, for me, is dealing with a recurring crushing lack of confidence.  You’d think that I’ve been here enough times before, I could just get over it.  It shakes me every time. See, whenever something good … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrasts

Last weekend, we wandered through the Shibuya neighborhood, looking for something to eat.  My husband Mason was on one of his epic quests, pinballing from one menu to another, looking for the perfect takeout meal. It’s one of those quirks … Continue reading

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Tour of Union Cemetery this weekend

In 1850, sailors discovered that Redwood Creek emptied into the San Francisco Bay in a natural deep-water channel. Within a year, men began to log the redwood trees of the Santa Cruz Mountains. A village originally called Redwood Landing took … Continue reading

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Writing Flashmob

I do Nanowrimo every year, the National Novel Writing Month in November.  Every year, the Bay Area office holds a “Night of Writing Dangerously,” where hundreds of writers come together for dinner and a writing marathon.  It’s a fundraiser for … Continue reading

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