Kristine Kathryn Rusch

Business Musings: A Really Big Deal

Today was the day that it hit me, not the scope of the disaster we’re all living through, but the emotions of it. I am just deeply tired and it’s an emotional tired. I’m going through, dealing with the uncertainty, and helping others through it as well, but this is a really big deal for all of us, even if we don’t have a sick […]

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Deadlines ((A Coronavirus Stay-At-Home Special Reprint #5)

In honor of our strange times, I’m going to do something I’ve never done before. I’m going to revisit some old posts. So many of us are stuck at home, and being asked to work by our employers, or we’ve decided to use this time to get back writing. I’m going to share some early posts from my Freelancer’s Survival Guide series on how to […]

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Free Fiction Monday: The Secret Lives of Cats

Homer Ziff wanted to know how his outdoor cats spent their days, so he attached a tiny digital camera to their collars—and discovered a mystery in his own backyard. Winner of the Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine Readers Choice Award for 2008, this Anthony-nominated story was one of the most talked about stories of the year. “The Secret Lives of Cats” by New York Times bestselling author Kristine […]

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Time (A Coronavirus Stay-At-Home Special Reprint #4)

In honor of our strange times, I’m going to do something I’ve never done before. I’m going to revisit some old posts. So many of us are stuck at home, and being asked to work by our employers, or we’ve decided to use this time to get back writing. I’m going to share some early posts from my Freelancer’s Survival Guide series on how to […]

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Discipline (A Coronavirus Stay-At-Home Special Reprint #3)

In honor of our strange times, I’m going to do something I’ve never done before. I’m going to revisit some old posts. So many of us are stuck at home, and being asked to work by our employers, or we’ve decided to use this time to get back writing. I’m going to share some early posts from my Freelancer’s Survival Guide series on how to […]

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Workspace: (A Coronavirus Stay-At-Home Special Reprint #2)

In honor of our strange times, I’m going to do something I’ve never done before. I’m going to revisit some old posts. So many of us are stuck at home, and being asked to work by our employers, or we’ve decided to use this time to get back writing. I’m going to share some early posts from my Freelancer’s Survival Guide series on how to […]

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Business Musings: The Waiting Game Part Two (A Process Blog)

One of our jobs as small business owners is to predict the future. (And writers, you are small business owners, whether you like that characterization or not.) We have to do forecasting, weeks, months and even years out. The good news is that anyone who manages a household has a handle on how to do some of this. You know what your paycheck is, what […]

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Priorities (A Coronavirus Stay-At-Home Special Reprint #1)

In honor of our strange times, I’m going to do something I’ve never done before. I’m going to revisit some old posts. So many of us are stuck at home, and being asked to work by our employers, or we’ve decided to use this time to get back writing. I’m going to share some early posts from my Freelancer’s Survival Guide series on how to […]

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Free Fiction Monday: Skylight

Abandoned by everyone, Skye strikes a bargain with the Assassins Guild at the tender age of 14 to work off her education. But in the years that follow, her training proves she must escape an assassin’s life. After failing one final test, she learns her fate—a fate no one can see coming. This story marks the origin of Skye, the heroine of A Spy to […]

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Business Musings: The Waiting Game (A Process Blog)

Sometime in the middle of this very long week, I posted a note on Facebook: If 2020 were a novel, I would be skipping to the end to see how all these storylines play out. Because, seriously, you can’t make this stuff up. Or as comedian Stephen Colbert said this week (and I paraphrase), What I wouldn’t give for a dull moment. I write this […]

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