Asrai Devin

Kiss me, and you will see how important I am.” ― Sylvia Plath

February 22, 2013
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Self-doubt

I don’t read reviews and I often skip emails from readers. I know I should reply to them, but I can’t. Sometimes I get masochistic and read through some. And I then I get depressed for days or hours. I … Continue reading

February 4, 2013
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Sci-Fi is dead because of women?

Skimming over my Facebook page, I ran across this rant about Science Fiction and women. In case the status has disappeared or you don’t want to read it, I’ll paraphrase. Women who like sci-fi are few and far between. Women … Continue reading

December 17, 2012
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Enough, I am enough, you are enough. We can stop.

I’ve gotten myself into this frenzy of saving people from “wrong” choices. It started with Yahoo Answers and it escalated to several Facebook groups. People post something like “My 18 month old is biting. Spanking and time outs aren’t working.” … Continue reading

December 7, 2012
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Barney vs Christian

I have loved How I Met Your Mother since the first season. The first two seasons were great and then the writer’s strike hit and when it came back on, it just didn’t have the same oomph. I mean, I still watch … Continue reading

November 5, 2012
by asrai
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Cleaning up computer files

When I’m working on something I wind up with several files. One of the draft, one with some notes scribbled: like children’s names and ages,  a plot map (mostly done as I work or after I’ve written the entire draft) … Continue reading

October 17, 2012
by asrai
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FML: Too much to do

  Damn it. For readers who want more hockey- you are in luck. My brain figured out the next novel. I know it’s YA for everyone. because I get the feeling i”m going to love this one. (I know I … Continue reading

October 3, 2012
by asrai
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What I really want

  I always think I want to help  people. I want to give them advice and guide them to their right path. That sounds nice, but what I really want is to tell people what to do and have them … Continue reading

August 30, 2012
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Social media is not for marketing

We see this all over the media and on blogs. Social Media does not help you sell things. And I’m kinda like DUH! Social media is for interacting. For making friends, having conversations, getting feedback, responding to feedback, CONNECTING. It … Continue reading

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