You get him all worked up…

“Corrupt thieving son of a hemorrhaging leech!” Herrera contributed. “Whoremongering shitwhistle! Just… Fuck that guy.” “Herrera!” Takata scowled at the Miner. “See? You get him all worked up and he starts saying the ‘fuck’ word.” She offered an apologetic shrug. Hey, so I’ve been sitting on some good news for a while now. I’ve sold […]

Still Scribbling

Looking back on my last few weeks of blog posts, one could be forgiven for thinking that I’ve spent more time writing about writing than actually writing! So, maybe a little update is in order. I have three primary projects right now, and have made some progress on all of them. First, I’m rewriting a […]

The Seductions of Research

Having tentatively decided to do this YA novel for NaNoWriMo (I’m registered as jpmurphy, by the way if you’re looking for writing buddies) I decided that I should firm up a bit of the setting. Actual writing is not allowed until November 1st, but outlining is, and research definitely is. So I am doing both. […]