Monthly Archives: November 2014

The Dream of Grandfather Carp

One of the creative writing classes I took at the university assigned a book of short stories as the text. The teacher prepared a list of story collections for every taste, ranging from Raymond Carver’s What We Talk about When … Continue reading

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The Weekly Morbid, two weeks later

I finally got The Dangerous Type turned in to Night Shade Books, then dove directly into working on the sequel.  I was calling it No More Heroes, which is still a great title but maybe not the best one for … Continue reading

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Testing my website’s usability

One of the women in the 100 Rejection Letters program suggested Peek as a website that looks into the usability of websites.  I’ve been curious about how I should overhaul Morbid Is to make it friendlier and more welcoming, so … Continue reading

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Finishing The Dangerous Type

I am finally within a couple of days of finishing the first book in the trilogy of my Hong Kong revenge story space opera.  Working on the book is taking all my mental energy these days.  Even when I’m not … Continue reading

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The Weekly Morbid, weekend edition

Whew!  Halfway through the Days of the Dead, I find myself looking forward to the relative calm of Nanowrimo.  October has been a whirlwind of talking to people about cemeteries, visiting cemeteries, photographing cemeteries, and writing a ton of guest … Continue reading

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