I Hate Titles

I am on the 3,457 draft of my current book-in-progress, which is why I sometimes look crazy and homeless. My agent will be prying the manuscript out of my hands soon, which means I should probably be thinking up a title. This isn't to say...

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Summertime for the Terminally Pale

[caption id="attachment_1718" align="alignleft" width="300"] Not me but I relate. (Photo by kirinqueen. Used under Creative Commons license.)[/caption] It's summertime. There's really no denying it, and here in L.A., it will last until almost Halloween. The thought of this makes me want to throw myself face first...

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Short-Listed!

Ya'll, LOSING CLEMENTINE was short-listed for the Balcones Fiction Prize. I'm so pleased I could bust. Huge congratulations to the winner, Hanna Pylvainnen, for We Sinners. I'm going to celebrate my runner-up status with a tiara and a cookie. You know what? TWO cookies. This is special.I'm...

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