Author Archives: clairedavon

Work habits – how has it been?

When we first started working from home, I had very definite uses for the two plus hours I saved every day by not having to commute. (Living in Los Angeles will do that!)  For about the first eight months, I … Continue reading

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Book signings – return to normal?

I recently went to a book signing set up by the Love and Devotion group in San Diego. The signing was supposed to occur a year ago, but for obvious reasons did not go forward. I wasn’t sure what to … Continue reading

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California in February

Recently, Los Angeles was visited by a weather phenomenon called the Santa Ana winds. For anyone unfamiliar with them, the Santa Anas are fierce high winds that sweep into the area from time to time and wreak havoc. In a … Continue reading

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2022 – a new year begins!

I’m not one for New Year’s resolutions—I’m more about improving daily, over the long haul. Continuous improvement, as it were. I am a work in progress, and hope to always be that way, because it means I am never too … Continue reading

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Adventures in Los Angeles – the jury duty edition

I recently had to report for jury duty. I haven’t actually had to go in person for several years, and to complicate things, I had to go downtown (I’m about 20 miles away). They do it differently now in pandemic … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

Halloween – here we are again! When I first bought my current home, relocating from the streets of Hollywood to the suburbia of the San Fernando Valley, I didn’t know what to expect come Halloween. In Hollywood, especially in an … Continue reading

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Generating Gravity has been released!

Hi, everyone and welcome to fall! I’m pleased to tell you all that my fourth Universe Chronicles novel—this one titled Generating Gravity—was released on September 8th. I am so excited to share it with you all!. We shift the scene … Continue reading

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New Universe Chronicles book coming soon!

I am thrilled to tell you that the fourth Universe Chronicles book, titled Generating Gravity, is on schedule to be released in September. I don’t have the exact release date yet, but we are finishing final edits and working on … Continue reading

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The ever shrinking TV universe

In my day job I am part of a team that does what we call “window management.” Basically, what window management involves is tracking a title released or acquired by my company through its various first “windows” (theatrical, EST, Home … Continue reading

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Plotting versus pantsing

On many of the writer groups I am on there is an endless debate of plotting out novels versus pantsing them (for those who don’t know what pantsing is, basically it starting without an outline). Opinions run high about which … Continue reading

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