Monthly Archives: January 2007

Just Finished

Recently finished The Serpent’s Shadow by Mercedes Lackey–was highly recommended as an unusual and charming treatment of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs but set in Edwardian England with a magic-using half-Indian doctor in the Snow White role. Interesting. Often … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews news and 'zines

Don’t Volunteer…

It’s gone! Hurray! I finally finished off the copyedit and front/back matter and stuffed it in a box and sent it to New York! Now, if I can just get this stuff for Left Coast Crime coordinated and off my … Continue reading

Posted in Conventions and signings, Personal blither, Stuff about the book(s)

Dumb-Ass of the Week

My dear friend Jeff has initiated tales of the Dumb-Ass of the Week. As a professional tow-truck driver he’s seen more than his share and he’s pretty funny, so check it out.

Posted in Just Plain Weird

Copyedit Ahoy!

I received the copyedits for Poltergeist today. They are due back by February 1. I usually dread copyedits because this is the stage where I feel the stupidest. I was never a good copyeditor myself–it’s a very specialized and demanding … Continue reading

Posted in Stuff about the book(s)


Ah, the power of friends. The Vancouver trip has been saved by the intervention of Richelle Mead and Caitlin Kittredge. (So long as Richelle gets over the icky-sick bug she seems to have caught–I’m beaming all my “feel better” thoughts … Continue reading

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Travel Plans Interrupted….

I’m having a little trouble with the Vancouver trip. My mom was going to lend me her spare car (I don’t have one) so I could drive up to the book signing at Chapters in Surrey, BC, this Saturday. But, … Continue reading

Posted in Conventions and signings, Personal blither

Someone loves me…

at Kirkus Reviews. Greywalker made the Best of 2006 list! Wheeee! And I’ve been busily updating the Appearances page at the main site with info on LCC and the upcoming signing in Surrey, BC on the 20th of this month. … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews news and 'zines, Conventions and signings, Stuff about the book(s)

What I’m Reading

If you care to know, you can click on the tab labeled “Recent Reading” for my current and recent reads. Some of ’em are damned good books, some are just fun.

Posted in Book reviews news and 'zines

More bad book covers

Richelle Mead–whose book I’m currently reading in between bouts of hangover–sent me a link to Longmire does Romance Novels, in response to the previous post of bad book covers. Hehehe…. I’m going to have to do something bad to Richelle … Continue reading

Posted in Cool writerly people, Just Plain Weird

Stainless Steel Droppings

I get all silly over the darnedest things. The owner of blog Stainless Steel Droppings said nice things about the book. I know… I’m such a goon….

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