Failure and Clarion

This year, I’ve decided to apply for Clarion West, and this week is the deadline for Clarion applications, so I’ve been spending my time revising stories, writing up a biographical piece, and filling out scholarship applications. I’m excited about applying, and I’m very happy with the story I’m submitting, but in the back of my…

NaNoWriMo is Coming

NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month, is right around the corner. Starting November 1, writers around the world will have 30 days to write 50,000 words. On the one hand, that’s a very short novel (too short for some genres in fact), but on the other hand, November is a short month, and (for American…

Grab Bag of Miscellany

First off, let me thank everyone who saw my comment on Bruce Schneir’s blog and checked out my site. I hope you liked what you found, and I hope you keep coming back. Second, I have good news and bad news. The bad news is that my work project continues, and it’s keeping me super…