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The Comic Con Diaries, Final Chapter: Joss, Joss, and more Joss

Yes, San Diego Comic Con 2012 ended months ago but the images are still fresh in my mind, and also in my camera. So here’s my last report. Missed: Adam and Jamie of the MythBusters. (Stupid Comic Con iPad app.) … Continue reading

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9 Tips for Entering the Colorado Gold Writing Contest

The Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers writing contest is in full swing and you can enter up till June 1, 2012. Details and entry form are here. As contest co-chair this year, I’m excited to be able to participate in this … Continue reading

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How To Write a Batterer

In critique group the other day, the issue of writing batterers and domestic abuse came up. Here are some thoughts on the matter. (My alter ego is as a crisis counselor in a domestic violence (DV) safehouse.) Who are these … Continue reading

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