By Voirey Linger I’m running away. I’ve made my plans, I’ve got an escape route planned and I’m heading out… along with about ten other DSRA members. In a little over a week, we’ll be headed to Hot Springs on our annual writing retreat. I’ve set a goal of 10,000 words over the weekend, working… Continue reading Retreat! Retreat!
By Voirey Linger I’m in the middle of my seasonal blahs. It happens to some degree most years, but this year has been worse than the norm. Maybe it’s because the weather has been so bad lately, or maybe it’s just because I’m turning into a woman “of a certain age.” (Which we can pretend… Continue reading Seasonal Slump
I made my first sale three years ago, February 2010. Some days I remember every detail of that day. Others, the excitement is old news. The rush of getting that email faded, leaving me little jaded and, I admit, a bit impatient with people who aren’t to that point yet. But I try to hold… Continue reading Getting the email… My first sale
I’ve just gotten back from Ohio and my first ever convention. I’d been told Ellora’s Cave Romanticon was incredibly fun, but I still wasn’t prepared for just how much fun it was. I got a chance to meet people I’ve known for years online as real, in-the-flesh people, attended workshops that were as fun as… Continue reading Ellora’s Cave Romanticon 2012
What could be more fun than retreating from the responsibilities of everyday life to an incredible lodge in the Ozark Mountains with twelve friends, who just happen to be multi-talented, brilliant, comical women that all share a passion for writing? Humph? Well, I could think of a couple of things. 😉 I’ll keep them to… Continue reading Spring Retreat – Into The Mountains
Like The Devine Ms. M sang, “You got to have friends…” For our purposes I’ll say (Definitely, not sing. I value your hearing too much.), “You’ve got to have author friends.” Other friends are important too, but I’m quickly finding there’s nothing like author friends. Nearly a year ago, I read one of the many Guide to… Continue reading You Got to Have Friends…