Hello Again, World! (aka “I Need Your Help!”)

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HELLO (AGAIN) BLOGOSPHERE! *Hugs* to both my new TUEBLovers and my old Cheapass readers! This blog has been quiet! Before the TUEBL transformation and the CISPA call-to-arms, it was almost a MONTH since the last post o_O I was off wandering the 3D world a while. But don’t worry! This prodigal netizen has come back to… Read more »

Embarrassing Confession: I like to watch reality TV while I write.

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Sorry for the doom and gloom lately. On a ligher note… My shameful confession of the year! Last year, during NaNoWriMo, I posted a few tips that I find helpful for marathon writing. Some of them are awkward, like remembering to wear pants when rushing out of the house, and avoiding the I-forgot-to-shower-between-chapters-two-through-eleven stink.  But here’s the… Read more »


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Halfway through November, my NaNoWriMo updates looked pretty grim. Well, confession time: Things didn’t get any better. I stopped updating my word count shortly after I switched projects, not because I wasn’t writing, but because I wasn’t posting it. Not that every WriMo posts their work – most don’t. But I said I would, and I wasn’t going… Read more »

Get Ready: Above Ground Blog Tour Coming to Cheapass Fiction

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Above Ground is the newest novel by A.M Harte, editor-in-chief at 1889 Labs, publisher of the strange. This Tuesday, November 27th, yours truly will be participating with a review here at Cheapass Fiction. The tour’s been going on for the whole of November, but I’ve been so absorbed reading this thing that I totally forgot… Read more »

Professional Authordom And Pen Names Arrrrrg! AGAIN.

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Newbie writers hear it a thousand times: Just write the damn book. Don’t worry about what comes after. Here’s the thing. After arrives a lot quicker than you think. With a handful of stories and a finished novel, I know I have to put on my big girl pants and be professional. I’m an indie author,… Read more »

Livewriting NaNoWriMo 2012

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Last November was different. I had a good job.Good pay. Good hours. Good vacations. Good opportunities. I had a good apartment. No rent. No roommates. No am-I-going-to-make-rent stress. And I had a social life in one of the best cities in the world. But I left. I flew halfway around the world, from Beijing to Buffalo…. Read more »