Monthly Archives: September 2006

Signed books

Ran out of books at Bouchercon.  If anyone wants a signed book sent directly, they can order them through Epilogue Books.  Since the shop is up the street from my place, I’ll drop in and sign books and the shop … Continue reading

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My stepmother died Sunday night after a six-and-a-half year battle against non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. She was a great lady–wonderful in her imperfections. I miss her a lot. I may write more on this when I’m a little further from the event. … Continue reading

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I just got my very own copy of my very own book! OMG! It’s really real. I have a book! (See Kat do happy dance.) This is so very freaky-weird: depressing things on one hand, wonderful things on the other. … Continue reading

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Flying to LA

I’ll be leaving on Friday for the LA area to spend time with my family down there. Very unhappy circumstances. Hoping to be on time for Bouchercon and so on, but everything is now up in the air.

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Never rains, but it pours

Which is what the weather’s been doing in Seattle–every night. It rains until about 5 a.m. Then it pours for an hour, so loudly it rings on the deck overhead like hail. It slacks off about 6:30 a.m. The alarm … Continue reading

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The tax man cometh… and it’s September

I’m currently wrestling with tax forms to so that I don’t have to pay German taxes on the translation deal as well as US ones. Garrr! I hate forms….

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Books at Bouchercon

Oh yeah: There will be a limited number of copies of Greywalker available at Bouchercon, for those of you who may be going. No, I don’t know how many–you’d have to ask the folks at Booked for Murder–but they will … Continue reading

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Hard Day at the Dentist

Spent an hour and a half at the dentist this morning. I happen to be pretty fond of my dentist–what caffiene junky wouldn’t love a mild-mannered lady who operates out of an office called Espresso Dental at which one is … Continue reading

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My first interview….

Looks like fellow JABberwockian Jeri Westerson lost no time in uploading an interview I did with her to her blog. Very kind of her. I hope her intriguing series of Medieval Noir mysteries won’t continue to labor under the shadow … Continue reading

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