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Horse Latitudes

Just a post to check-in and let you know what’s going on here at the Serial Distractions Lobster Ranch and Bubble-Gum Emporium™. I’ve had two acceptances–signed contracts for both and been paid by one. Both stories are awaiting editing and … Continue reading

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Glass Houses and BB Guns : How Not to React to Critique

To my mind there is a difference between critique and criticism.  Criticism is inherently negative, destructive; its purpose is to devalue.  Critique can be negative, but must also be coupled with advice or suggestions to rebuild. Critique is made with an … Continue reading

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Dispatch from the Raggedy Edge

That title sounds dramatic, don’t it?  Sorry…I’ve had Firefly/Serenity on the brain of late.  I just haven’t checked-in in a while and thought I’d update on what’s going on…or rather, more to the point, what isn’t. On the submissions front, I’ve … Continue reading

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Taking the Plunge: DFWWW

I’ve spent the past two Wednesday evenings attending the DFW Writers’ Workshop.  DFWWW is a critique and support organization for writers of any genre or skill level.  Each Wednesday night they meet and hold critique sessions where writers read a 15 … Continue reading

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DragonCon: Day 3

Events are winding down as the con starts to come to an end.  However, we did attend some pretty neat panels today… This morning we went to the “Buffy and Angel” panel that was to be comprised of James Marsters … Continue reading

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