Monthly Archives: October 2007

Oh yeah….

Happy Halloween you happy lunatics! Hoping to see some of you guys at Hugo House’s Halloween festivities tonight with Cherie Priest. And I got a Happy Halloween present, myself: Underground will be coming out in hardbound. W00t! This is cross … Continue reading

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The Road to Hell (is paved with iPods)

W00t to my buddy Jackie Kessler! Her newest book was slated for release in a week, but, voila! it hit the shelves yesterday. And I missed it! So, make me feel better and scamper over to the nearest bookstore and … Continue reading

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Hallowe’en Archives

Usually I write new Kat Litter at the main site for holidays like the one upcoming tomorrow, but I’ve been a bit swamped and didn’t get to it, so I’m resurrecting old ones, such as The Hallowe’en Doggerel of 2002 … Continue reading

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Mad, mad, mad…

Well, first off, I agreed a while back to do a werewolf short for an upcoming anthology. A Christmas anthology. A Christmas werewolf anthology. So… here I are on the hook for 8-10k words by Nov 20 and I was … Continue reading

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An Experiment in LJ

Because a huge number of my friends have been on me to “join LJ” I have now got an LJ blog to experiment with.  No content at the moment, and not sure I’m going to keep it, but… well… there … Continue reading

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Ah the scavenger hunt contest has come to an end and a reader named Johanna Novales is the winner! Richelle Mead has notified her and is arranging to get her booty to her (9 whole, fabulous signed books!) Yay! Congrats, … Continue reading

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The Value of Silence

Recently a small storm broke in the SF world over a vanity press book. With much fanfare–considering it was indeed a vanity press and POD at that–Of Atlantis by Lanaia Lee was announced and many, many interviews, reviews, and backpats … Continue reading

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I love my editor!

Anne Sowards, my editor, has been interviewed at Dear Author about fantasy and science fiction markets, what’s hot, what’s up, and so on. It’s a nice piece if you’re interested in the market, or just want some more info on … Continue reading

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I’ve finished the revision in spite of horribleness and sent it to a couple of subject experts for a read through.  I hope to get it back with minimal “oops” notes so I can finish the tweak and get it … Continue reading

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Shoe… head….

Right now, I am deep in the depths of suck. Sick cat being the top of the horrible heap with a lot of other nerve-stretching disasters making up the steaming pile beneath. I’d probably feel less blue if it wasn’t … Continue reading

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Pogue Mahone!

The fabulous Caitlin Kittredge beat me to the blog but I still have a Pogues earworm (Fiesta!) after a lunatic night at the Showbox SoDo to see the Pogues! Damn it was a fabulous show and they capped it off … Continue reading

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In For Questioning

Yes, I’m on the spot again. Angie Johnson-Schmit is podcasting an interview she did with me about a week ago at her Mystery book blog: In For Questioning. It was a ton of fun chatting with Angie. Although this is … Continue reading

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