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December 2018 Recap

| January 1, 2019

By the numbers:Stories out at the beginning of the month: 46Acceptances received: 2Rejections received: 38Stories withdrawn: 1Resubmissions: 38New Submissions: 6Stories out at the end of the month: 51 December was another month of keeping a lot of stories in circulation, which was challenging at times. But I also sold two stories in December, so all […]

Merry Christmas, Friends!

| December 25, 2018

Merry Christmas! While we don’t celebrate Christmas in an entirely traditional way, we still have our own traditions. We drink hot cocoa and eat cookies on Christmas Eve while we read some books, and we see a movie on Christmas Day, possibly with Thai food (since I can’t eat most Chinese food). Regardless of how […]

Happy Halloween!

| October 31, 2018

It’s my favorite holiday of them all, Halloween! Strangely, I’m not doing anything particularly Halloween-y today. Though there will probably be some candy consumed. Okay, there will definitely be some candy consumed. This is also the beginning of my final vacation/trip this month/year, as we’re off to our annual gaming convention in Portland. Happy Halloween […]

Another Adventure!

| October 15, 2018

I’m off on another adventure this week! As I mentioned last week, I’m accompanying my mom and sisters on a bike ride across the state of Missouri, though I’ll be in the vehicle, not on the bike. I’m doing a little work for the day job throughout the week, but I’m also going to take […]

Labor Day!

| September 3, 2018

It’s nice to have a long weekend, both in terms of relaxation and productivity. I’m spending the day working on a bunch of projects, but I’m sure I’ll get some vegging time in too. Hope everyone else is enjoying Labor Day, in whatever way you prefer!

Back from SpoCon!

| August 13, 2018

I’m back from SpoCon, and I’ll talk more about my experiences there in the coming weeks. But for now, I’m settling back into the day to day grind, enjoying the relatively clear air here, and definitely relishing the cooler temperatures of Western Washington. Spokane is a cute little place, but it’s much too high desert […]

Off for another adventure!

| April 23, 2018

This year seems to be the year of many adventures for me. This time, I’m off to the city that birthed me, to visit my mom and sisters. It’ll be a different sort of adventure, as it’s a combination of me hanging out and also working. One of my sisters and I will be commandeering […]

Quiet Monday

| April 2, 2018

I’m back from Norwescon, and I’m working on getting my head around all of the things I saw and did while I was there. There will be posts about that soon, but for today, I’m trying to have a bit of a quieter day, despite needing to catch up on a great many things!  

Off for an adventure!

| March 14, 2018

We’re off to have an adventure for a few days with some of my dearest friends. I’ve got posts set up so you can be entertained while I’m otherwise occupied. I doubt I’ll get much writing done, but it’ll be nice to give my brain a few days of recharging!

Taking Time to Relax

| January 15, 2018

Though the picture to the right isn’t my actual view today, I’m taking a bit of a break from my usual posting schedule after a weekend at Rustycon. I’ll be back to the grind tomorrow. But for today, I’m imagining being off on some tropical island and getting in some well-deserved relaxation!