Category Archives: Writing Wonkomance

Thinking about wonkomance from an author’s perspective.

The Finite Well of Shits

Last year I gave a luncheon speech at the New England RWA’s annual conference, which I concluded by advising my fellow writers to respect the fact that one has only so many shits available to give, and to be mindful … Continue reading

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Secrets and Light

I was very young when I became interested, so interested in stories of people doing something in secret. Secret drinking, secret gambling, secret boyfriends, secret girlfriends, secret/second families, secret lives. I didn’t go to church very often, but I remember … Continue reading

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Running Your Own Startup: Author Version

My husband and I have both worked in tech startups in the past and our experiences have ranged from oh-my-God-make-the-pain-stop to woo-hoo-this-rules! Startups are an interesting ride, because as early employees, we’re often required to wear a lot of hats. … Continue reading

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