A to Z Challenge, Day 26: Z Is For Zen Garden Collective

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Woot!  We have made it through the challenge.  This picture is actually two summers ago, but the sentiment still stands.  Hammock, knitting, a relaxing cup of tea - YOU'VE EARNED IT!But before you go, here's a parting thought:  Rachel and I have been hard at work, behind the scenes, with several of our cohort at the Writer Zen Garden.  We'll be launchin...
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A to Z Challenge, Day 12: L Is For Llamu

Yup.  Llamu.  Nope, it's not a typo.  Llamu, or the plural "llamu," (yes, it's the same), are an indigenous animal on the planet Persis, where our book EMERALD KEEP is set.  See, here's how it happened.The settlers that came to Persis generations ago traveled with livestock embryos so they could, when they found a hospitable planet, have a source of food and...
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Around the Web with Noony

Join Noony today as she has two posts on team blogs. Happy reading!The first is a post at LGBT Fantasy Fans and Writers.  Our theme this month is "Where We Come From: the Influence of Our History, Either Immediate or Long-Gone", and I share a personal take on the idea of history.  Our own stories influence the people we are today.The second is a conversation with th...
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Two Articles For Today

I have two new articles for your enjoyment today.  The first, Who To Write About (When You Can’t Write About Your Friends and Family), shares some of Rachel and my secrets about how we come up with characters to write about.  The second, Why Big Goals Don’t Work - Baby Step Your Way To Success, discusses some thoughts about how to go about setting goals that lead to a...
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