Undiluted Type

Priestess. Writer. Geek.

A few weeks ago I had a weekend free of obligations. No chores, no visits with friends, no meet-up with like-minded writers – simply me and my space. My first reaction was to strip down naked and run around my fledgling apartment bellowing, “WHEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!” The sense of expanding freedom lifted my spirits to where I …

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I tried.  I 12,000 words tried, but alas winning will not happen this year. All November long I did my best to psyche myself up to go 6 for 6 (6 novels, 6 wins).  “Don’t break your winning streak!”  “You’ve been looking forward to this all year!”  “K would not want his death to interfere …

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I know I’ve been embarrassingly absent from this blog, but I have a good excuse. Life has decided to write me a note to excuse my absence because it feels responsible; it decided to get in my way for the past two months. Due to circumstances beyond my control (isn’t that always the case?), I …

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As a child, I wanted Morticia and Gomez Addams to be my parents. How cool would it be to live in such an extraordinary house with your own mad scientist lab, unusual creatures, and live a life where every day was Halloween? Nothing you did could be strange enough. Nothing you tried would ever be …

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