Monthly Archives: June 2007

What’s your genre?

In which the hilarious and delightful Donna Moore demonstrates Crime Fiction Genres Defined By Bedroom Scene. Can’t stop giggling…

Posted in Cool writerly people, Just Plain Weird

Sweetest Fan Mail EVER!

I got the following in e-mail today and it made my day. I think any writer would be totally over the moon to get a letter like this: I have never been a big fan of reading a lot. Recently … Continue reading

Posted in Personal blither, Writing | 4 Comments

I’m doing something wrong…

Reason: 3 Hell, 1 Breast, 1 Anal (sounds like Kentucky Fried Demon) Clearly, not enough filth, sex, drugs, or violence here. I’ll have to work on that. (But it went up to PG-13 after posting this rating. Hmmm….)

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101 Reasons to Stop Writing

Ack! Horribly clever “demotivator” posters to make you STOP WRITING! Heheheh….

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More tour dates

Just got confirmation that I’ll be signing at Powell’s in Portland OR on August 20 at 7 p.m. I’m now driving my poor publicist crazy trying to wedge in some San Francisco area dates before that and then consider a … Continue reading

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

Poor Kitty!

This seems like something the fabulous Jen Jordan would find and have a clever caption for. Me, I just see those big eyes… and laugh. (Why… yes, I am an evil person. Why do you ask?)

Posted in Just Plain Weird, Unbearable cuteness | 1 Comment

Fits and starts

I am trying to be more consistent, but some days I seem to have no drive and others it’s overdrive. Still making the 10k weekly goal, but, oh boy the ways. Stayed up until 04:30 (that’s four in the morning … Continue reading

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I am the Anti-Starbucks

OK, so… most of my friends know I avoid Starbucks coffee as a rule–I’m not a trendy Starbucks basher, I just don’t like the taste and never have. I passed this trait along to my character and someone noticed to … Continue reading

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Blood sugar from HELL

For some reason this week has been hell on my blood sugar levels. I’m trying to be very good. I’m not eating tons of junk or cookies or fruit or even a lot of coffee and limiting my alcohol because … Continue reading

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Publishers Weekly weighs in

This link may not be good, since the website is subscription, but there’s now a Poltergeist review at Publishers Weekly. You’ll have to scroll a bit to find it. Once again, no handsprings, but I’m not at all unhappy to … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews news and 'zines, Stuff about the book(s) | 3 Comments

Must… resist… reading

Once again I’m trying to resist reading a book by Tim Powers: On Stranger Tides. Damn the man! (and a milder damn to my friend Ken who sent me the book for my birthday–I love it, you rat!) I’m doing … Continue reading

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Poltergeist has a Harriet

The famous Harriet Klausner has reviewed Poltergeist at Alternative Worlds. Be warned: here there be spoilers (and some incorrect details) so don’t go reading if you don’t want to know!

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