Who said that?

Whilst shopping online today, I learned something. No, it was not the usage of “whilst.” I already knew that. I was dithering about buying your sister an inspirational planner with cute animals and pithy quotes in it. I clutched my pearls at the sight of […]

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Bogus Accidental Cremation Story

So, your sister was surprised that I knew immediately that that accidental cremation story was bogus. It’s not hard to hesitate to believe something that is so far-fetched, in fact, I recommend it. I mean, if someone told you they had destroyed the moon, would […]

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Rejection

I’m not sure if I will make it to 100 rejections before I just go ahead and publish myself. Finding people to pitch to is a difficult sifting process and sending out queries is something like dancing with stinging nettles. This was a nice rejection, […]

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What’s the point of “Me too”?

Yer dad was very upset about all the “me too”s of the past couple of days. It seemed to me that everyone who was using social media was upset about it too. That is the point. He said that it doesn’t accomplish anything and that […]

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The novel, she is done!!

The first draft is getting a stern editing for clarity, funkadelic grammar lapses, and other things I haven’t found yet. Some days I love it and other days I am in agony. This sure is fun!! *Orange is for read-through editing progress.

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What should I do about panhandlers?

[This is from February and not posted for some reason I have since forgot.] My thoughts and feelings about panhandlers have shifted over time. When I was your age, I never had any money anyway, so the question of handing out money was outside of […]

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