Tag Archives: Opinionated

Writer Beware: Fitzhenry & Whiteside

10/15/11 Original Post 10/23/11 Updated information; identified at end 10/26/11 More Updates, ooooh!  Interesting stuff! At the end! Also!  There’s a silent auction of my remaining DUN LADY’S JESS copies, proceeds to go to horse rescue! Dun Lady’s Jess When … Continue reading

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Fitzhenry & Whiteside: Writer Beware Q&A #2.5

What’s that, you say?  Aren’t you keeping us up to date any longer here on WordPlay? Just as soon as I get back from twelve hours of agility trialing for two days with the Beagles.   8) #FreeDLJ! And writers, … Continue reading

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Roll On, Bloggers!

Yes, I love Alabama.  I have a hankering to ease right on over to that iTunes store and replace my tapes from…oh, so long ago… Well, if you know that tune, you can hum along while reading. Because as Blog … Continue reading

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Critters on My Mind

Between the trialing, The Heart of Dog anthology, the fret of being unable to ride while this hamstring sorts itself out, and a certain pack rat…let’s just say I have critters on my mind.  And it made me think of … Continue reading

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Dear T.V. Producers

We see that. Seriously, we do. We don’t like it. Because no, your little product placement moments aren’t half as clever as you think they are. You know, those moments when the camera lingers lovingly on a beer label–a beat … Continue reading

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Call Your Dog!

Oh, I know, I know. Cheerful author blog is this.  Cheerful, perky, personable… Well, today I’m kinda peeved. And it works for me to say: Dear Dog Owner from the UNM Campus this Past Weekend: Here is a clue about … Continue reading

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The Write Horse: Get Ready!

It’s a get ready weekend! For me, get ready for September, which holds a slew of agility trials. For today, get ready for the weekend–and that means figuring out where Dart Puppy is slipping out of the back yard, and … Continue reading

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Horse Slaughter

Patty Wilber For the record, I recently rescued Winston out of a kill pen in Texas.  Had I not, he would have gone to Mexico and been slaughtered, possibly for human consumption.  He is about 6 years old, and a charmer. I … Continue reading

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We’re Number One — Between Reader and Writer

Well, we’d LIKE to be #1. The truth is, right now, that’s hard for both of us.  Because, you know, the whole “how things change” gestalt. Change is messy. For writers, the ongoing technological change means increased uncertainty in an … Continue reading

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Dear FaceBook: Like, Get Real!

…Monday “Doranna LIKES Julie Czerneda! “Doranna LIKES Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America!” And, on a particular day, “Doranna LIKES Doranna Durgin!” Yes, it’s the wonderful world of FaceBook. Actually, I enjoy FaceBook. I’ve met people there and reconnected … Continue reading

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