The Weight of Disorganization


Awhile back, I had great intentions of writing a blog post about the weight of disorganization. The irony of the fact that I still haven't posted it hasn't escaped me. It was a day when

Perspective and Inspiration


I've been sick this week, with the sort of chesty, sinus-y, feverish bug that knocks you flat and makes simply breathing enough of a challenge that working is out of the question. By yesterday, five

Letter Month Guest Post


Have you signed up for the Month of Letters yet? The delightful Mary Robinette Kowal's annual letter writing challenge kicks off tomorrow. Check it out here: Today, I have a guest post on the Month of

New Year, New Schedule


Happy new year! It's taken me this long to settle in to my regular routine again after the holidays, and I'm not sure I'm there even yet. But I'm working on it. I'm not a

A Few Feel-Good Things


It's nearly Christmas, and I'm feeling nostalgic for holidays past, and with that, am in the mood for touching stories. Thought I'd share a few things I've come across in the last few days. None

Reading What You Like


The following rant won’t be groundbreaking. I share the opinion of most thinking people I know on this topic, and many of them are stirred up about this today. But sometimes you have to speak

On Editing – Overused Words


For the last couple of weeks, I have been working flat out on a fresh edit of my current MS, triggered by editorial notes from my agent. I had hoped to be finished with this

Fleeting Hours


Does anyone else ever wish they could put the need for sleep and food aside sometimes and stretch one day out for as long as it took to finish a big job? I am not

The Games We Play


A couple of years ago, I really wanted to finish the manuscript I was working on. I’d hit the part of the year when my day job threatens to take over every waking moment, and

Welcome to the new site!


Hello, and welcome to my new digs. You'll notice a few changes from my old site, most notably that I'm now blogging under my pen name, Kathy Kenzie. For those of you who know me