Everybody NaNo!

Very few non-writers know what NaNoWriMo is. A handful of writers are equally clueless. I feel lucky to have known about the National Novel Writing Month for a few years now. And after five attempts, I finally won NaNo! (All the cool kids call it NaNo)

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Merry and Bright

Despite the title, this is not a cheerful holiday post. If you have been on this planet for a couple decades or more, you probably realize that creative people often have a demon called Depression in their make-up. We don’t wish for it, we don’t like it, and some days we can ignore it and go about our business. Other days, there’s nothing else in our brains. Continue reading “Merry and Bright”

Anne Rice and Christopher Rice, continued.

As I said last time, the benefits of membership in Romance Writers of America include meeting some of the most amazing and talented writers in the business today. Anne Rice and her son Christopher are working on a lot of exciting projects like bringing The Vampire Chronicles to television. After they answered questions that were submitted ahead of the event, the audience was allowed to ask questions. Continue reading “Anne Rice and Christopher Rice, continued.”

Anne Rice and Christopher Rice Part I

The benefits of membership in a local chapter of Romance Writers of America are many and constantly unfolding. Our members have been working with local libraries to put on book signings and special events when possible. Imagine my joy at hearing Anne Rice and her son Christopher Rice were going to be at the San Diego Central Library this month to speak and sign books. And members of our chapter would have reserved seating in front. Oh, yeah! Continue reading “Anne Rice and Christopher Rice Part I”