Category Archives: I Am Not Making This Up

That I Write in Any Genre is a Surprise

Insecure Writer’s Support Group AUTUMN IS COMING! Ok, this is not the motto of one of the Great Houses of Westeros. But as I am one season closer to £500 a year and a room of my own, it is worth … Continue reading

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San Diego, the Epiphany, Part 2

No, this is not a new project. It is the same story I have been working on. The lighter, cozier Death Takes a Spa Day has taken a side trip through a dark alley. A few weeks ago, my muse … Continue reading

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Shopping for Equality – the Real Black Friday

Suffragette Ada Wright collapses through police violence on Black Friday I wouldn’t leave the house today to go shopping if they were giving stuff away. Crowds make me nervous and crazy-people crowds are simply unbearable. For those who love to … Continue reading

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My First Official Rejection – They Wanted Less Imagination

Insecure Writers Support Group This is my second go-around with this blog hop business (not counting the story time hop) and I think I am catching on. The question for August is: What was your very first piece of writing … Continue reading

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Just Call a Plumber, it’s Cheaper Than Bail, Dénouement (part 3 of 3)

This didn’t happen, thanks to my quick thinking. “Excusez-moi? You need a WHAT?” (Even in a crisis, I never miss an opportunity to practice my French) “The Bunsen burner. To heat up the ring so it will come off.” Coe … Continue reading

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