setting up the 2021 bullet journal

I’ve been hard at work getting the new bullet journal ready for 2021, and since a friend (Hi, Heidi!) asked for details about how I’m currently using this customized system, I figured a blog post was in order. Warning: Planning nerdiness ahead. I’ve written previously about the bullet journal — my bullet journal adventure so […]

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A tomato kitchen timer.

timed sessions, when time has no meaning

I’ve been wanting to re-start this blog with more regular posts on helpful and constructive topics, but life was always intervening. That seems like an entire lifetime ago. One of the topics I wanted to cover was the benefit of using a timer to help get started on projects, to focus on ongoing work, and […]

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hiding in the shadows

This morning, I awoke to more inflaming outbursts from the president’s Twitter account and more divisive language and positions from his staff. It’s another day in the United States of America in 2018, and the president is again attacking the press on Twitter. His friends on Fox News are speculating that a caravan of migrants […]

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View of the Pacific Ocean from Cannon Beach, Oregon. Photo by Jennifer Willis.

research is a beach

Sometimes you just need to do some on-site research. I’m working on world-building for a follow-on series to the Rune Witch books, to be set in a small community along the Oregon Coast. So, darn! I had to go to the coast for work. I’m such an unreasonable and demanding boss. I had a tight […]

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Artist’s impression of Mars four billion years ago. Credit: ESO/M. Kornmesser

some thoughts on the MARS books

If you like science fiction romance, you might have read my MARS books. And if you’ve read my MARS books, you may have noticed that there are only three of them. That wasn’t the original plan. I know, I know. Today is launch day for the newly rebranded Rune Witch series, and here I am […]

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