It honestly just hit me: in the story I’m writing, which has crested 43,000 words as of yesterday, the city of Nashville is where so many of the characters live originally, yet by the end of it about the only ones left there are…the Slovenian … Continue readingWhy Don’t You Stay?
The house is signed, sealed…and almost delivered. The property my grandparents bought is about to be unloaded, and not a moment too soon: to my surprise, I’ve gotten a cash offer for $250,000 with just a walk-through required rather than a full inspection or an … Continue readingThe Clock is Ticking
Today, February 13, 2024, is my thirtieth birthday, a milestone, and not one I’m altogether pleased about; it’s not like I have to pass into the grim routine of middle age and fade into the shadow world like the elves of Middle-Earth, but there is … Continue readingO Brave New Decade: Turning Thirty
You know, I’ve pretty much decided to bite the bullet and just start my own dance studio once I move to Greater Los Angeles. I’ll need some kind of job or business to support myself — the money raised by liquidating my house won’t last … Continue readingMy Own Dance Studio, Here I Come?
From its genesis all the way back last September, through who-knows-how-much brainstorming, as reflected in the profusion of blog posts I’ve written about it, I’ve got quite a sprawling tale for my Great Christmas Blizzard story…one I’m pleased to announce that I’ve gotten to work … Continue readingGreat Christmas Blizzard: Now Writing