After I entered the ABNA contest, I had to release the stress. Up until I hit publish, I'd been editing SWARMERS, and to be honest I was bug-eyed and tired. So what's a stressed out writer, or anyone else for that matter, going to do? Escape! I didn't feel like going anywhere, house … [Read more...] about Escapism At Its Best: Books, Hobbies, or Places
Archives for January 2013
For the record, I'm not much of a contest person. In 2003, I entered Malice Domestic, a cozy mystery contest, and the book retitled later as Body Wave was a finalist. I swore never to do another and here I am another contestant. So yesterday, I woke with the sudden urge to enter Swarmers in the … [Read more...] about Oops! I Did It Again: I Entered A Contest
I knew once the woman identified in the Deadspin article as Ruth came out and publicly stated her real name, Diane O'Meara, the other shoe had to drop. For those that missed the story, Miss O'Meara's pictures were stolen off her Facebook page and used to create the fake Lannay Kekua. She did not … [Read more...] about The Voice At The End Of Manti’s Phone Call Identified
I remember hearing Manti Teo's story when the football season began. How he chose to attend Notre Dame instead of So.California because God spoke to him and he obeyed God. How Manti could've gone pro, but instead he came back for his senior year at Notre Dame because he had a championship dream. … [Read more...] about The Manti Te’o Story: The missing ingredient?
My friend, Ben, gave the PP's a 22 Rules for Writers poster as a Christmas gift. He saw it mentioned on Tweeter and realized we needed some light-hearted rules to bolster our morale for 2013. You can count on your friends to point out the obvious because your family won't set you straight. The Page … [Read more...] about Little Help From My Friends
I'm not much of a sports fan, but Alabama Football has been amazing since Nick Saban took the helm. Three BCS titles in four years! Now, you know why calling Alabama a red state doesn't hurt our feelings, but really we're crimson. Team you rock and you … [Read more...] about High Tide In Miami