off to the Police Academy

I’m headed out today for the Writers’ Police Academy for a fun-filled weekend of shooting, autopsy details, crime scene investigation, firearm simulation training… never mind that I don’t write police procedurals (yet), and for the most part I stay away from the CSI-type TV shows. Naturally, I feel completely unprepared and out of my league. […]

set a goal (a.k.a. Fear the Fail)

It’s that time of year again. The 2010 SCWW Annual Conference is fast approaching, and once again I’m being bombarded with daydreams of NYT Bestseller-dom, nightmares of being nekkid with agents (NOT the fun kind of nekkidness, unfortunately!), and early morning writing sessions during which I avoid my novel by scouring the internet for articles […]