On the Occasion of My 1st D&D Game

Originally posted on C.S.E. Cooney:
On a writing retreat in the Misty Mountains, I mean the Cloudlands, I mean the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, I had an opportunity to play my first game of D&D. Oh, the EXCITEMENT this incited in my Facebook Flist! I haven’t gotten so many approving like-emoticons since getting married! Many people asked me, “What took you so… Continue reading On the Occasion of My 1st D&D Game

Rick Riordan Presents—OR—I Am NOT Throwing Away My… Shot!

It feels weird to be in a position to be helpful to early-career writers. I mean, I’M an early-career writer, despite not exactly being… ahem… the youngest chicken in the coop. But now that I’m part of Team Rick Riordan Presents, I’ve already been asked by many people how I scored a break this big. So I’ll tell you.

Luck + preparation + endless pools of hope + literally cannot imagine not being a writer, therefore could never stop trying.  Continue reading “Rick Riordan Presents—OR—I Am NOT Throwing Away My… Shot!”