Category Archives: Rant

A Contract From Alibi — a blog by John Scalzi that every writer should read

OH YES! This one is definitely a rant! Thank you, John Scalzi! A Contract From Alibi.

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Rejected and Dejected

Not a rant or a rave, this one is more of a whine. Gosh, it’s easy to be mature about rejection when you haven’t just experienced it. A little over a month ago I said, and I quote, “I try … Continue reading

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The Latest Edition: A Rant/Rave About Editing

The Latest Edition: A rant rave rant/rave about editing Lately I’ve been slaving over, Recently I’ve been working on, For the past week, I’ve been revising editing some a few chapters from my current WIP (work in progress) for a contest. … Continue reading

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Cancer Lesson #65: No More Port in a Storm — Update

As updates go, this isn’t much of one. I’m getting my port removed this week and not looking forward to it. However, radiology called to say I’ll need blood work done before this can happen (and doesn’t the phrase “blood … Continue reading

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Cancer Lesson #65: No More Port in a Storm

Rant: Cancer Lesson #65 — No More Port in a Storm A few weeks ago, I got an EOB (Explanation of Benefits) for a “medical procedure” (one of my favorite euphemisms of all time) from our insurance company. This form … Continue reading

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A Letter To The Guy Who Harassed Me Outside The Bar

Sorry, I know I just posted, but I had to share this. A Letter To The Guy Who Harassed Me Outside The Bar.

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Well, Really!

A Rant About Writing I have a real problem with the word “really,” in all its forms. You see, I have this tendency to really overuse that particular word, even when it’s not really needed. Now, you may think this … Continue reading

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What’s the Hurry?

What’s the Hurry?: A Rant About Rushing Things I love the Christmas season; let’s get that straight, right up front. I love the buying and wrapping of gifts, the decorating of our fake little Charlie Brown tree and, the cookies … Continue reading

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Cancer Lesson #63: Everything Gives You Cancer

Rant: Cancer Lesson #63 — Everything gives you cancer. One of the (many) weird things about having survived breast cancer is that no one really knows why I got it. As you can imagine, this makes it hard to figure out … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Writing Is It Gets in the Way of My Reading — A Rant

Rant: The trouble with writing is it gets in the way of my reading. It’s a truth universally acknowledged — to write well, you must read widely. What is un-acknowledged is how difficult it is to do both. When I dedicate the … Continue reading

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