A miscellany of random thoughts, geekery, reviews and other mysterious stuff careening around my addled brain.

Kind Editors?!?

Ahhhh, editors. Writers, love to hate on them when the rejections come in. If you’re like me, you also like to secretly pass judgment on their selections. Your inner critic flicks on the hyper-drive and reading those stories that were… Read More ›

Alliance Airshow 2012

A photography update tonight: back from a chilly day at the airshow with a few pictures! Check ’em out! The Canadian Snowbirds must have brought the weather. They did some excellent large formations, but honestly, the F-18 that followed their… Read More ›

Word Count Frenzy

I had this great blog post idea about word count. (Ok, so it isn’t that great or original, but it was something my fellow writers might have found interesting.) The focus was a link I have since lost. In fact, I spent… Read More ›


It’s hard to believe it’s been eleven years. Checking my Twitter feed, one of my fellow North Branch Crit Group writers posted the following: Kelsey Macke‏@KelsNotChels 11 years ago the towers fell, as did our jaws… and our tears. My song was my gift…. Read More ›

Writers be Brave!

I’m currently working on the beginning of my novel – going back over the first draft (only maybe half way through the whole thing ATM) to maybe polish it a tad before I submit to the FenCon Writer’s Workshop. I’m stoked… Read More ›

Table Top Plots

Surf on over to You Tube and check out Wil Wheaton’s webcast called “Table Top”. He has an excellent episode about an RPG rules-light game called Fiasco. And yes, that’s a writer or two at his table (John Rogers, the screenwriter for… Read More ›