Category Archives: Rogue Writer
The Year of the Office: Inspiration
This inspires me…I don’t know why photo/poster by Brett Jordan/Feelines via flickr There is a lot to be said for inspiration. I’m talking about that feeling in your chest, the swell of possibility and anticipation. You’ve got this great idea! … Continue reading
A weekend at OASIS: Nerds convene!
That’s my “If you must take a picture, at least let me make a weird face,” face I had a great weekend at the OASIS convention in Orlando. If you recall my previous post on book signings, What am I … Continue reading
The Year of the Office: New digs and a lot of self-doubt
Well, they like my work so much here at Wayward Cat Publishing that they’ve given me a bigger office! Dianna, they said, you’ve been working so hard and producing so many words that you need a larger space, two closets, … Continue reading
Book signings…what am I doing here?
How do you spell Rodolphus, again?Photo by Kristine Paulus via flickr Sometimes–okay daily–I can’t figure myself out. I’m a set of contradictions. Is everybody this way? Probably. But I’m the only one in my head so I’ve got it the … Continue reading
The Year of the Office: Two new books and a ghostly encounter
Okay, let me get the books out of the way and then I’ll tell you about the ghost! I finally completed The Story Runner, the title of which has been changed to Story Runners: Awakening. It’s the first in a … Continue reading
The Year of the Office: The ghost will see you now…
I’ve been in this office since January 5th and I’ve yet to see a ghost…I think. The 1900 Building was built in 1924, as a hotel. It’s gone through some renovations over the years and now it’s offices. And I’m … Continue reading
The Year of the Office: Exercise…what’s that?
Photo by Judy Breck via Flickr Do you remember aerobics? Bouncing around, kicking, lifting the knee again and again and again, grapevines and jumping jacks? It was set to some pretty good, constant-tempo music. Boring as hell, wasn’t it? It … Continue reading
I write like…
I happened across something interesting while I was taking a break from working, today. And liking any excuse to dawdle, I dawdled. The site is called “I write like…” You plug in a sample chapter or blog post (at least … Continue reading
The Year of the Office: Day One
I have this memory of when I was a very little girl. It’s soft and sad, like most of my childhood memories. I’m at home, but I know that I’m being taken somewhere and dropped off. I’m scared. I go … Continue reading
On writing: your book, your way…
It’s not supposed to be the way you want it; it’s art. And it’s mine. Photo by LaustDeleuran via Flickr I feel like I’ve written about this topic too much, too often, but it must still bother me. I keep … Continue reading