Tag: Kristine Cherry

Anniversary on a Budget

Yesterday was our 33rd wedding anniversary.  In past years we’ve taken a week-long trip to Baycon or Fanime in San Jose, then a stop in SLO (San Luis Obispo).  Or a couple of times just a weekend in SLO. This year, our budget being tighter, we stayed in town, but […]

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Back to the Future

It seems like we were just at the L. Ron. Hubbard Writers and Illustrators of the Future Annual Achievement Awards.  Oh, yes, it was last October when they combined the 36th and 37th annual awards.  Now it is back on track with their ceremony again being held in April. As […]

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Loscon Day Zero

After waiting two years, it finally arrived.  Loscon 47:  the year we were Fan Guests of Honor.  We were very well treated.  Normally we commute each day from home to the convention at the LAX Marriott, but the committee paid for a room for us.  The also took care of […]

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It’s over.

The con was fun. We are dead. details next week. Dennis Amador Cherry   88th blog completed. First Steampunk nov Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz…………………………… But I did finally get my copy of Brandy June’s book, “Gold Spun”.

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The Complicated Mechanics of Stress

No One Answer to a Complicated Subject Last week, we went over the question of stress affecting one’s creative writing. Speaking for my own personal life experience (which is the only point of view I can offer our readers) I made the observations that extreme mental and emotional stress impairs […]

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Engaging All Your Senses to Create Your World

In my first post in this series, I wrote about why the environment you write in is important and how and where you find this most important place.  In the second part, I delved into taking that environment and making it more a part of your world, so to speak, […]

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Where You Write Becomes Your World

Still Chasing Dragonflies Hello, it’s Kristine again. Dennis is getting a much-deserved break and gearing up for this coming week’s GLAWS Writer’s Conference, so I’m back with a more in-depth look at last week’s topic of The Natural Habitat of the Wild Writer. Actually, he better be careful or I’ll […]

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The Natural Habitat of the Wild Writer

Meanwhile, While Dennis is out Dragonfly Hunting… Hi all. It’s Kristine Cherry again, coming to you from the Dragonfly Temple. What is that, you may ask? It’s a reference not only to my work-in-progress trilogy entitled, “The Dragonfly Temple Chronicles”, but also what I call my writing space in our […]

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