One Hundred

I recently stumbled across fantasy writer Darci Cole’s blog, just as she celebrates 100 followers with an awesome flash fiction contest. I’m definitely not experienced with flash fiction, but I thought it would be fun to try a little piece in verse, especially considering the awesome critique prizes! The contest guidelines, found here, require that […]

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Back From The Other Side (Of The World)

I just got back yesterday, after a month of travel, to Montreal and Israel and Istanbul and Oman and Bahrain; so I haven’t really had a chance to go through my photos properly or think about blogging or writing in any real clear way. Being away is good for some things: learning, experiencing, inspiring, but […]

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The Next Big Thing: The Promise Ring

After seeing this writing meme around lots and loving the opportunity to learn about what people are working on, somebody actually tagged me. Twice. So thanks to Q and Kelsey, you get to learn a bit more about the novel I’m currently revising, THE PROMISE RING.  What is the working title of your book?THE PROMISE […]

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Letting Go and Looking Forward

Moving across the country and starting a brand new degree is hard. I’m not sure why I expected it to be any different. I really want to focus on the positive and the fun for Writing Whimsy, because otherwise, where’s the whimsy? But I have to say it. Beginning my PhD has not been easy. […]

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Judgey Eyes

Phew. I’m so glad that first post is out of the way. It’s like a blind date. You don’t know what to wear, or who you’re meeting, or if they’re going to be looking at you with judgey eyes or not. Now that it’s over with I can move onto my regularly scheduled unscheduled programming. […]

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Hi, I’m Zoë. The dog is Sass.

I haven’t had a ‘real’ personal blog in ages, maybe forever, because I was pretty much under the impression that you needed to have an interesting life to have one. Well, maybe this will force me to be more interesting! If not, it’ll be a lot of nail polish and science. Maybe even the science […]

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