Category Archives: Process

Apartment Hunting

Apartment hunting is not a fun task. I have spent the last 1.5 years living the big life in a hotel, with the majority of the expense covered by a per Diem while I worked a contract job. That was … Continue reading

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Butt In Chair

Dusting off this blog is the first step in preparing for NaNoWriMo in November and I have a good friend of mine who is publishing her first novel next month to thank for the best advice I think a writer … Continue reading

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2014 A to Z Challenge Reflections

The 2014 A to Z Challenge marked the second time I participated in the event. Right up front, we should all be thanking the A to Z Challenge folks for their hard work and dedication to this fun annual event. … Continue reading

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Zealot

Zealot (noun) : a person who has very strong feelings about something (such as religion or politics) and who wants other people to have those feelings : a zealous person A great way to spice up any story is to … Continue reading

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Yarn

Yarn (noun) : a long, thin piece of cotton, wool, etc., that is thicker than thread and that is used for knitting and weaving : an exciting or interesting story; especially : a story that is so surprising or unusual that it … Continue reading

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Xenobiotic

Xenobiotic (noun) :  a chemical compound (as a drug, pesticide, or carcinogen) that is foreign to a living organism. Well, the human race has certainly done a good job of using science to introduce a wealth of xenobiotics to pretty … Continue reading

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Whittle

Whittle (transitive verb) :  to reduce, remove, or destroy gradually as if by cutting off bits with a knife I tried to learn how to whittle when I was in the Boy Scouts. It was a great way to sit … Continue reading

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