Trouble

When I said last night that Zini was about to get into a whole lot of trouble, David responded with, “She’s got to get into trouble sometimes, how else could she keep her storybook figure?” (said while tracing the shape of a book in the air) Har, har, network engineer. …

2001, A Noveling Oddity

Mysterious Symbol, (c) me My novel has been taking two steps forward and two steps back all week, but in the past four hours, I wrote 2,000+ words! New words! Fresh, unedited, un-dithered with words! I’ve decided I like writing new stuff way better than editing. Why am I surprised? …

Learning to Pitch

I am at my Mom and Dad’s house for Halloween this weekend. I brought the page of summaries I wrote for FWA just in case I found the occasion to show it to my family. Late in the evening, sitting with my sister Sarah and my niece Kristin, both big …