• Letters to Charlie: July 1908


    Hello again! Sorry for the delay. Life got in the way and pushed my Letters to Charlie series to the side. Six months into our vagabond life, we’re getting a touch of vagabond-fatigue–not with moving around, but with scheduling places. (more…)

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  • Letters to Charlie: June 1908


    My critique partner Elizabeth Montrose perfectly summed up the first Letter to Charlie from Dora in a Tweet:

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  • Letters to Charlie: August 25, 1907


    Hello again! The latest draft of my novel has gone through beta readers, and is back in the hands of my agent. Finally! Editing always takes longer than planned. With that done, I can at long last, dive into the Letters to Charlie project. (more…)

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  • Bring on the OLD, 2018!


    Happy New Year!


    There’s an idiom I’m sure you’re familiar with:

    Out with the old, in with the new.”

    I disagree with the philosophy of trading the old for the new, because old things tend to be significantly better. The Royal typewriter above was built in 1939 and still works like a charm, as does the 1951 Singer 66 sewing machine. Think the device you’re reading this on is going to work eighty years from now in 2098? How’s that flip phone working out for you? (more…)

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