Today is ‘Appreciate a Dragon‘ Day. Don’t believe me? Click on the link above. Is there really an appreciate a dragon day? Who comes up with these things? No disrespect meant towards (mythical) dragons, but really? A day all for massive lizards? Here’s the thing though: Dragons have played a huge role in many cultures around the … More Are you a dragon?
Last week, over on the You Are Here anthology site, I announced we’ll be donating $400 to the Humane Society – that’s in addition to the $500 we donated to HS last year. (That initial amount was given in lieu of paying the wonderful Lindsay Buroker for an original story.) As much as I love … More Giving Money
Will be the year I publish. I swear. They* say not to commit to a goal one does not have complete control over. Like: getting traditionally published. One can’t control an agent or publishers. All you can control are your actions. So, you can set a goal to submit to agents or publishers, but it … More 2017
Do you all use Goodreads? I do. My handle on Goodreads is N.E. White (if you want to hook up). If you are good (heh, pun intended) about listing your reads on Goodreads, the site provides a handy little end-of-year summary on what you’ve read. Here’s a link to mine. If you don’t want to … More Books Read in 2016
And good riddance. Did 2016 end badly or what? Wars raging throughout the planet, a backlash against minority rights, and no one liked what happened to Glenn on The Walking Dead – no one. And did it seem like more famous folk died this year than normal? Maybe it’s just the collective baby-boomer generation heading … More Goodbye, 2016
Back in 2013, I did a blog post about women SFF authors, “Reality and the Welcome Sign — Gender and SFFH,” in reference to Tor UK’s editorial director Julie Crisp’s blog post at the time about how Tor welcomed women authors but they weren’t showing up in submissions, or at least not for things like […] … More I Got Quoted in Academia This Year — The Open Window
Finished! No, I didn’t get in 50,000 words. But I did get to the end of my story. As you may know, I decided to go NaNoWriMo Rebel this year and finish up a work in progress I had started over the summer. While I wasn’t entirely sure how many words I needed to finish … More NaNoWriMo 2016 – The End