Category Archives: writing fiction

Focus in multiple dimensions.

Lately a number of people have talked (or technically communicated with me via email…do we all refer to email communications as talking now?) to me about the challenges and difficulties of working from home. It’s important to remember that I … Continue reading

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So I want to write a kids book.

I’ve decided to write a book for children, what should it be about, I mean, what kind story and how many swear words can I get away with? As for the swear words, best not have any unless it’s a … Continue reading

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Yeah!? Well, listen to this!

I’m in the mood to vent today. Between the silliness of having a charter school in West Linn ( where I live, because you know public schools are so bad here…)  or the national political slow motion car accident that is the … Continue reading

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Whacha watching?

When I draw and paint I often have my trusty iPad on and stream movies and TV shows. Depending on how focused I need to be effects what I watch. If I’m writing I usually just have music on if … Continue reading

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Working hard or hardly working…

I received a few really funny emails about my previous post, but of course what this really shows is – all of us are busy reading the internet instead of doing work. So…yeah, there’s that.  

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The joys of working at home…

People always think that work-from-home folks have it easy. And a work at home author or illustrator has it the easiest. But at this beautiful time of year in Oregon it would be a lot easier if I had a … Continue reading

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What summer vacation?

I’ve been pretty absent from the blog the past months. Of course there are the usual excuses like the VEP’s ‘Very Exciting Projects’ that everyone talks about on blogs. The old “I can’t show you yet!” Or “I will unveil it … Continue reading

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