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National Novel Writing Month: Day 2

Another good day. It started out with yoga and a lap around the park. Then I worked my day job for eight hours, got some positive feedback on my work-for-hire fiction gig, went to this grubby Starbucks, and busted out my NaNoWriMo quota in less than four hours.

National Novel Writing Month: Day 1

Day 1

So far, so good with 1,726 words for the day. It took me 4.25 hours, which again is not a bad pace, but I’m a bit concerned about writing speed when I consider that this is the part of the novel I’ve envisioned most clearly.

My Short E-Book Release

Introducing The Barn by Erin Wilcox

November was a sobering reminder of the deep wounds this country carries. The historical trauma that began with colonists fleeing religious persecution in colonial England has been reenacted again and again, in the genocide of Native Americans, the Salem Witch Trials, in prejudice against immigrant populations from the Irish to Chinese to Syrians, in the enslavement of indigenous African people, the Civil War—I could go on.

TusCon Appearances

Have you ever been taught a master class on point of view in fiction? Have you ever been taught one … by Death?

This weekend is the Tucson Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention. There will be a lot of wonderful writers, editors, Cosplayers, and fans participating, including myself, Linda Addison, Beth Meacham, Kathryn Lance, Tamara Boyens, and Janni Lee Simner. I will be dressed as Death (of the Endless) and participating in the following panels: