Tuesday Fiction: The Silent Yearning of the Bijounonc

Thief Brin Callahan has found a sort-of grace on a new planet, away from the dangerous lifestyle she once lived. But that grace is interrupted by an unwanted visit from a police officer. Not all is as it seems when he hands her a ring that contains a silent alien life. Brin's curiosity and need for adventure get the best of her, and soon she finds herself in the middle of a scheme beyond her control.

2016 in Review

This year, I wrote a little over 230,000 words in fiction, non-fiction, and journaling. The figure might be a little higher, because my record keeping system was crap for much of the year, so I think some titles didn't counted properly. I had no word count goal for the year, so even though I feel like I could've done more, 230k is a win.

Friday Morning Page: What You Wanna Do?

After I left college for the first time, I had spent a lot of years defining myself as an intellectual, but none of that time of deep thinking helped me figure what I wanted to do in life. I’d been rejected from grad school some half dozen times, and eventually decided I didn’t really want a PhD. Job interviews didn’t go over well, because I couldn’t convince anybody I was serious about any one career path.