Category Archives: Writing

Whose story?

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ SEPTEMBER QUESTION: What genre would be the worst one for you to tackle and why? MY ANSWER: That is simple. Horror. … Continue reading

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Expected milieu, original solutions

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ AUGUST QUESTION: When you set out to write a story, do you try to be more original or do you try … Continue reading

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My favorite book world

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ JULY QUESTION: If you could live in any book world, which one would you choose? MY ANSWER: Most books I know … Continue reading

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Making book covers

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This month’s question is long-winded, but it could be condensed into a short query: what do you do if you can’t … Continue reading

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Magic vocabulary

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I’m not going to answer this month’s optional question. Instead, I’m going to write about my preferred genre. I’m a speculative … Continue reading

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Queen as a character

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. And I’m one of the hosts this month, together with Erika Beebe, Sandra Cox, Sarah Foster, and Chemist Ken. Hooray! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I’ll … Continue reading

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Good and bad of writing

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ DECEMBER QUESTION: In your writing, what stresses you the most? What delights you? MY ANSWER: What delights me? It is a … Continue reading

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About a queer romance

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I’ll skip the optional question this month to write instead about my taste in fiction. For those who visit my blog … Continue reading

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Disconnect

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I’ll skip the optional question this month. Instead, I’d like to talk about a strange disconnect I’m experiencing between writers’ books … Continue reading

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Success as a writer

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, time for a post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ SEPTEMBER QUESTION: How do you define success as a writer? Is it holding your book in your hand? Having a short … Continue reading

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