Category Archives: Publishing

Time is Not on My Side

Human beings are obsessed with time. We personify it – it either flies or crawls, but most often it marches on. We yearn to go back or forward. Time is either on our side or working against us. Time is … Continue reading

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I got nuthin’

I am the world’s worst blogger. No really, I probably am. Total slacker here. I’m so much of a slacker that I couldn’t even think of anything to post. So, thought I’d just stop by, say hi. See what’s going … Continue reading

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Genre Bending

A few years ago, when I wrote Phoenix, I wrote the story without a thought to the genre it would fit in. I know, how silly of me. I was young, naive, and totally enamored with the story I was … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to My Work in Progress

Dear Pardon Falls, Hi! It’s me, Kim. Your creator. You do remember me, right? I’m sorry I haven’t been as attentive over these last few weeks. Trust me, while my waking thoughts were focused on this insane, but fantastic, work … Continue reading

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We interrupt this regularly scheduled blog …

I admit, I love my day job. I love the bustle, I love how I get to work on some really cool projects with a great team. The one down side is when my anal-retentiveness flares up and I work … Continue reading

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Not Dead Yet

I have a fun problem to have and need some advice. As I posted a few weeks ago, I’m taking a vacation from querying; mostly because I needed a break from the rejection, but also because I now think that … Continue reading

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That Drum Machine Ain’t Got No Soul

You are probably wondering what in the world that headline is about. It’s a line from my new favorite song, “Internet Killed the Video Star” by The Limousines. It’s an infectious, fun song that will make you dance in your … Continue reading

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My Own Memorial Day

The end of May is a time of reflection for me. Not only do I take a moment to thank the veterans and those still serving our country, I think about the people in my life – both still with … Continue reading

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E-Readers Make Terrible Doorstops (and other observations)

Once upon a time, I was an early adopter (I have the first generation iPod to prove it). Somewhere between when my trusty iBook died on me and the disappointment I experienced after buying a lemon VW with Nick Drake’s … Continue reading

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With Every Adverb I Kill, I Become a Better Writer

Sadly, this weekend was not a writing weekend for me, but rather a gardening weekend. (see: The Inconsistent Writer). I did use the time wisely. While planting 320 dwarf mondo grasses with the hubs (yes, 3-2-0, that is not a … Continue reading

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