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Merry Merry…

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…and all that jazz. I had a few other things to say today in this post, but I’ve been feeling a little down – I went to see Rogue One last night and it was a bit disheartening to get the AP notification that Carrie Fisher had had a heart attack *while* I was mid-movie. (And the movie was pretty good – as a transitional piece, I liked it – I don’t know if it would stand on its own so much, but as a piece of the overall Star Wars lore it works.) But as far as years go, 2016 has been a bit of a shitfest, particularly when it comes to celebrities. Fingers crossed that Carrie pulls through.  🙁 All that aside, I’m expecting today to be rather smooth – presents are wrapped, dinner is planned, there’s cookies to be made and all that other fun stuff. I… Read more

I’d Like To Thank The Academy…

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…ha ha ha. No. It’s just that time in the book production process where I need to get my dedications and acknowledgments written. I never know what to say, quite honestly – I’m always afraid I’m going to leave someone out or hurt someone’s feelings. The obvious people to thanks are always obvious – family members, editors, agents – the usual professionals.  My beta readers. My blogging groups. The people who have been in the trenches and know the sorts of hurdles that a writer faces. But then you get into the nitty gritty – people who helped me with research, for example. Or gave general support and venting space when I needed it. The ones who overlooked my grouchy days and my whining days and the days where nothing seems to go right. The people who make me laugh. Hell, some days I’m just grateful that anyone actually wants to… Read more