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
This year’s SFFWorld.com’s anthology is out! We finally got it all together and published it yesterday. I’m proud of it. I hope folks like it. There’s something for everyone in this anthology. The first story is a fun little wizard story and the last is a great piece by Lindsay Buroker set in her popular Fallen Empire world. … More It’s out!
Half way through the month and I’m failing. Okay, maybe failing is too strong a word. How about…falling behind? Playing catch up? Waiting for a burst of inspiration? Or maybe failing is appropriate… Regardless, I am forging ahead. I have managed to hit the 10,000 word mark. 10k is a fair accomplishment and I’m rather … More NaNoWriMo 2016 – Day 15