Category Archives: Cool writerly people

Passing Muster on Magic

I’m floored. Physics professor and pop-science writer Chad Orzel has mentioned me and my Greywalker novels in an article about Magic in the World of Science published earlier this week at Forbes.com. I’m one of only three women (JK Rowling … Continue reading

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Congratulations RT Award 2014 Winners!

I missed the announcement of the winners of the RT Reviewers’ Choice Awards, for which my book REVENANT was one of the nominees for Best Urban Fantasy Worldbuilding. While I did not win in my category–which I didn’t expect anyhow–I’m … Continue reading

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Oh my…

In which Lee Child does not kill me for teasing Reacher:

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Write Bite: M. Todd Gallowglas

I’m experimenting with occasional series of guest blogs here on My Own Personal Grey: Write Bites. These are little bites of observation, experience, advice, and anecdote about writing from selected published writers–including self-published writers because the experience of writing doesn’t … Continue reading

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Updates

I’m busily updating my Tour page with some events that are upcoming very soon! A nifty e-Bay auction to win an all-day personalized workshop and hang-out with 7 Seattle writers (including me), and an upcoming Setting Workshop at Foolscap at … Continue reading

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The Award Thing

So, there’s a lot of discussion around about awards–it’s that time of year for writers, the last chance to get your work on the nomination lists for the Big Awards. It’s a really confusing and upsetting thing to work in … Continue reading

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Neither Winning nor Losing

My friend Robin MacPherson has an interesting blog post about “Losing” NaNoWriMo. What it boils down to is this quote from the piece: “Writing is not a race. Publishing is not a race. It’s a long game.” Writers are a … Continue reading

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What to Buy…

One more bit of BSP, though it’s not all for me. John Scalzi is starting his annual Holiday Buying Guides where us writer/maker/musician/creative types and charities can post info about our stuff for you guys to peruse. He’ll be doing … Continue reading

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SpreeCast!

I’ll be participating in a Spreecast online this Wednesday with Rachel Caine, Sarah Pinborough, and Anton Strout starting at 3 pm Eastern time. Drop by and see us chatting live! You can even RSVP in advance and be reminded of … Continue reading

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Books!

Possession is officially on shelves and for sale today, but it’s not the only book out there: Tom Sniegoski has a new Remy Chandler book, Jim C. Hines has his second Magic ex Libris book out, Stacia Kane has a … Continue reading

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Tell a Story Day: Part 21

And now more of the amazing and amusing Tell a Story Day! I’m posting part 21 here, but the story started April 15th on M. Todd Gallowglas’s site with Part 1 and has continued on up to Part 20 on … Continue reading

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Tell a Story Day: Part 13

Today I’ve been invited to take part in Tell A Story Day with the Genre Underground–a group of (mostly) independent writers who’ve banded together to help readers find new stories. So, what is “Tell a Story Day”? Well, it’s an … Continue reading

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