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Category Archives: Childrearing
Still munching away on this elephant
Quick check-in to note something positive: I’m still in this! My writing is still getting done, albeit slowly, and every day I inch closer to my goal of a manuscript that (hopefully) won’t burn a beta-reader’s eyes right out of … Continue reading
Posted in Archery, Childrearing, DIY, Writing Tagged editing, fiction, goals, manuscript, Writing Leave a comment
Progress is Progress, DAMMIT!
Says I, a person who is currently progress-challenged. I’ve been editing about a page worth of synopsis every other day, and there’s still a looong way to go. It’s all-good though: I know that this tid-bit of forward movement, as slight … Continue reading
Posted in Childrearing, DIY, Thoughts, Writing Tagged DIY, editing, fiction, goals, Planning, productivity, robots, Writing 4 Comments
DC Comics making “just for girls” line… a good thing marketed poorly?
I’m EXTREMELY pleased that DC Comics are trying to get girls into reading their stuff (I’m hoping my little Magpie daughter will take an interest when she’s older), but I wish they’d market it a little differently… “Just for girls?” So … Continue reading
Posted in Childrearing, Reading, Thoughts Tagged Chuck Wendig, Comics, DC Comics, Girls, kids, Kids books, Marketing 7 Comments
I Just Really Don’t Need These Words
So, I had a few moments over the last week when I wanted to work on the novel. I really did. It’s just that I’ve got as much work to do at 10pm as I had at 7am, and the baby … Continue reading
Posted in Childrearing, Writing Tagged Bone-tired, Did-I-Mention-I'm-Freaking-Tired?, editing, fiction, Lazy, Tired, Words that can go, Writing 10 Comments
Book Review: Hounded, by Kevin Hearne. Iron Druids ‘n stuff.
Sitting cotside with an adorable newborn is a great feeling. It’s even more rad-i-sauce awesome-iffic when the noob in question is your own daughter. She’s staring at you with eyes bigger than the rest of her head, and you’re all … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Childrearing, Reading, Uncategorized Tagged babies, Book Review, books, fiction, goodreads, Iron Druid Chronicles, Kevin Hearne, newborns, Reading, urban fantasy Leave a comment
Birth in T-Minus ??? Hours…
I’m sitting at a hospital, drinking coffee, waiting for visiting hours. Oh, and soon I’m going to be going in and holding my wife’s hand for the birth of my child (read as: have my hand crushed into a sack … Continue reading
Posted in Childrearing Tagged birth, Childrens' Books, Daughter, Education, hospitals, Iron Man, Toys 22 Comments