Choosing ‘The Funny’ While Managing Anxiety

It’s amazing to me how people who deal with mental illness can be stigmatized as being weak, ’cause I’m like, Really? Really, doods? Do you actually have the teensiest clue what it’s like?  I manage OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder) impulses and anxiety. It wasn’t enough for me to have chronic neuropathy throughout my body. I wanted a mental …

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Eight days into NaNoWriMo, and I’m okay, folks!

In the words of a famous fable: Slow and steady wins the race. If that’s true, then call me the Tortoise of NaNoWriMo. Through the use of my mathematical genius, I calculated that I need to write 1670 words a day to reach just over the 50K marker for the National Novel Writing Month’s finish …

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Life in Another ’Cosm: Jinny from the Blog

Spoiler Alert: Don't read this post until you've read Life in the ’Cosm!  Jinny's parents are so in love, it's really gross. At least her warrior grandpops are epic. Malley High is ugh, Jayke is ughier, but Selma's pretty okay for someone donned in 50 shades of black. To cope, Jinny spends her free time blogging …

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I’m Writing like Lady and The Tramp Eat Spaghetti

Um, okay, this is a bit different for me. Maybe for you it's perfectly fine, but I'm a bit surprised at myself. I am currently writing the first draft (or trying to anyway while LIFE keeps smacking me in the face) of the second book in the ’Cosm Series. There are several new characters, but I'm …

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Author Appearance: Ottawa Geek Market

Ottawa Geek Market Saturday April 1, 1-6 pm Sunday April 2, 2017, 1-4 pm Nepean Sportsplex, 1701 Woodroffe Avenue I'll be cosplaying as Hannah from Rat Queens on Saturday April 1, and will be at the Renaissance table selling and signing books! On Sunday I'll be cosplaying as a Vulcan and sitting at the Ladies …

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