Category Archives: Kat’s Opinions

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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Quality Above Price

“Quality matters more than ever.”– M.J. Rose on e-book pricing and writing from “Are eBooks Too Cheap” at the Huffington Post. Now that we’ve survived the initial euphoric rush of the new market, we come back to the essentials: you … Continue reading

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A Wretched Hive of Scum and Villainy (and it’s mine! All MINE!)

Yeah, yeah, I know Chuck Wendig already told you all you need to know about Antagonists over at Terrible Minds, but guess what? I’m going to tell you some more and a lot of the same things and some other … Continue reading

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All About the Ferrets

I’m sure a lot of you know I’m a fan of ferrets and a supporter of Ferret Legalization in California (my home state and one of only 2 states in the US where ferrets are illegal as pets.) So, of … Continue reading

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Tech Noir–you people keep asking for it

Several people have asked me to repost this article I wrote for a friend back in 2003. I was attempting to label a sub-niche of the dystopian SF genre with a title of its own, which never really caught on. … Continue reading

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