working away

It's the end of May, and that means one thing around here: Clarion West workshop season is upon us! As the person who manages communications for the organization, this is my busy time of year with the Write-a-thon, the...

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the wrong alley

Sometimes, you need to go down the wrong alley to figure out where the right alley even is. I'm working on a story that's currently titled "The Five Foot Summer," which is the orca selkie story.  The first draft ran...

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apace

Things proceed apace. Due to a confluence of things, I have more free time for the moment than I'm used to.  I made myself a schedule to keep myself on track, with designated times for job hunting, for Clarion West...

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in the face of injustice

What do we do, in the face of injustice? Some of us go out in the streets, some of us visit our elected representatives. Others do work behind the scenes, doing the hard and unloved work of making it possible...

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the routine

I am, fundamentally, a creature of habit. I don't find routine boring; on the contrary, I find routine deeply satisfying, and the pleasure of checking off things on my to-do lists is a sharp and lovely one. Without a routine,...

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