Posts tagged writing
Release Day: The Human Codex

Writing this installment was like chewing rocks for some reason.

Listen, I love this story.  I love the characters, I love the plot, I love the messages and themes and world. Aleph and Alexander are an adorable couple. Herschel is every validation I needed as a kid. Esp is the parent I hope to be one day. They're my absolute darlings.

But writing a book is sort of like having a kid. You love them when they're being wonderful and sweet and you just know they'll change the world one day.  But sometimes they start dragging their feet in a grocery store or screaming their little hearts out in the middle of the library or getting overwhelmed with feelings right when you need them to just go DO something damn it. And you still love them. You do. But you don't LIKE them very much.

That was this chapter. 

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October Updates and November Plans

Well, this has been one hell of a month.

I kicked off October with ICON42, my second ICON and first convention as an actual author.  I sold most of my paperbacks--I have more on order for the signing on November 3rd, don't worry--and spoke on a truly alarming number of panels.  Also my dad came to visit and help out, which was absolutely wonderful. He lives across the country and I hadn't seen him in months. 

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In Which Alexandra Procrastinates

I have a question for all the language nerds out there: did any of you, while studying Latin in middle school, read through the Cambridge books? Where you start out with these cute little readings about a banker and his family and his dog, and you learn about festivals and slaves and artists and stuff...

...And then Mt. Vesuvius erupts and literally EVERYONE dies? 

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Website Launch

And we're off!

Official launch. Official blog. Officially awesome.  

In the future, I'll be publishing updates on writing, future events, and general news on my stories.  While updates will still be going out on Tumblr and Patreon, all blog posts will also be posted up here. There may also be posts tagged "personal" that have to do with my day-to-day life.  

For those of you who followed the old blog over on Wordpress, welcome! You have an idea of how it'll go around here.

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