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24 hours of normal

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On Monday (okay technically very early Tuesday) I finally sent out my manuscript to an interested professional. Then I folded a mountain of laundry because I had too much nervous energy to sleep.… Continue reading

AMY²: Writing Rogues Chat Part Three: Butcher’s Gold

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Amy McLane here! Amy K. Nichols and I sat together for the Writing Rogues Panel at Comicon. Speaking on this panel was Sam Sykes, Scott Lynch, Patrick Rothfuss, Jim Butcher, Pierce Bown and… Continue reading

AMY²: Writing Rogues Chat Part Two: The Lady Problem

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Amy McLane here! Amy K. Nichols and I sat together for the Writing Rogues Panel at Comicon. Speaking on this panel was Sam Sykes, Scott Lynch, Patrick Rothfuss, Jim Butcher, Pierce Bown and… Continue reading

AMY²: Writing Rogues Chat Part One: Superman the Snore

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Amy McLane here! Amy K. Nichols and I sat together for the Writing Rogues Panel at Comicon. Speaking on this panel was Sam Sykes, Scott Lynch, Patrick Rothfuss, Jim Butcher, Pierce Bown and… Continue reading

Phoenix Comicon 14: Notes on building a better fictional world

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Phoenix Comicon 14 went off like an atom bomb. It’s been three days since the last panel, and I’m still exhausted, waking up every morning with a face full of dried drool. Bad… Continue reading

Summer “fun”

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I confess, I’m at The End, and Resistance is grinding her cleats in my face. Every day I sit down for a stolen hour and eek out another paragraph of an enormous scene… Continue reading

At The Drive In

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My house is out in the burbs. It’s okay. My husband’s work commute is short and the public schools are pretty good. But my writing class and PLC meetings are held downtown. I’m pretty… Continue reading

What I’m reading: A YA, a Middle Grade, and a Short Story Collection

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At the end of every semester, Jim holds a party at his house. In addition to the fun of eating fancy cheeses while making terrible writer jokes and admiring Jim’s enormous white cat,… Continue reading

The dark voice

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I’m making this confession quick because I’m on my own this week with my kids and free time is rarer than hen’s teeth. But this month, I confess I let myself be bamboozled… Continue reading

A Game of Links

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Ever since *That Scene* aired, I’ve been hunting for good critical analysis of GoT, beyond the perfectly cromulent articles the bigger pop culture websites ran. In this search I came across a few… Continue reading

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