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I write, dream, and devour science fiction and fantasy.

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Focus on the images, the words will come. If they don't, stay with the image until they do. #amwriting #writetip

Focus on the images, the words will come.  If they don't, stay with the image until they do. #amwriting #writetip

Sometimes it is hard to find the right words, but when you're writing, you don't need the right words, you just need words.  The right words come in editing.

Don't lose your head to the Dullahan. #amwriting

Don't lose your head to the Dullahan. #amwriting

it isn't as easy to work out the balance between fun and spooky I want in this story. I am going to need some beta readers soon. 

What is the line between war, justice, and murder? That is the question I need to answer #amwriting

What is the line between war, justice, and murder? That is the question I need to answer #amwriting

Ava has such conflicted emotions about what she knows she has to do. It is really tricky to find that balance makes her actions understandable without justifying her actions. This is turning into a real meditation on the nature of justice for me. 

It's time for me to embrace my dark side. #amwriting

It's time for me to embrace my dark side. #amwriting

I've been working on Ava's story for years.  Last night, she came to me in a dream and told me that now was her time.  I am a little nervous writing a story about bounty hunters and revenge, but the word must flow.