Category Archives: important stuff

Down the Executive Orders Rabbit Hole

Just because I wanted to know, as of 17:30 Eastern Time yesterday (Saturday, January 28, 2017) Trump had signed 15 Executive Orders (“EOs”). That’s a first-week-in-office record, but not by a lot (Obama held the previous record with 13 in … Continue reading

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I’ve been putting things on my calendar for 2017, so here’s a quick list of the conventions, retreats, workshops, and other writer things I currently have scheduled: Rainforest Writer’s Retreat (first session), Feb 15-19, (Rainforest Resort, Lake Quinault WA–sold out) … Continue reading

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TV Maybe

This morning I was told that the TV option my agents at Cooke and APA have been working on is finally official. As of last night, The Greywalker novels have been optioned for development of a Greywalker TV series. That … 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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On Sexual Harassment

As always, my friend Jim Hines says everything I wish I’d said about an important issue well before I managed to say anything at all. Be a Mensch: go read this post on Standing up to Sexual Harassment.

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