Monthly Archives: April 2008
OK, yeah… they aren’t my publisher, but they are my beloved friend Cherie Priest’s publisher and they are giving Cool Books Away for Free! Want neato-keen Tor stuff including an electronic copy of Cherie’s fab first novel Four and Twenty … Continue reading
Flargh… I got through the revision of the front 19,000 words, which then had become 21,500. Go me. But today is “start writing new bits day” and I have… yes, The Headache. The Sinus Headache is my bane. Damn those … Continue reading
Today is my last day blogging for Penguin. Here’s the beginning of the final Kat-Blog (click the excerpt to read the whole thing): “Where do you get your ideas?” There’s a question many writers dread. Not because they order them … Continue reading
Good heavens I’ve been busy the past 24 hours! Lemme see: Ran an errand for the fabulous Richelle while she’s out of town–props to Express Mail and Ballard mail-guru, Guy (that’s his name, not his variety.) Took ferrets to the … Continue reading
“There is a saying that if it walks like a duck and it quacks like a duck, it must be a duck. Which is very embarassing if you’re the parent of a small child with a plastic duck bill squeaker. … Continue reading
Holy Macaroni! Three of my friends on NYT Bestseller lists this week (that I know of)! Congratulations to Jim Butcher (Hardcover #5), Richelle Mead (Children’s Chapter paperbacks #7) and Pat Rothfuss (mass-market paperback #11–nearly tied with The Other Bolyen Girl … Continue reading
A couple of my writer friends really hate used bookstores. Some of them even hate libraries…. And so begins my second day blogging at the Roc/Ace blog. Read the whole entry, if you can stand it.
I’m so pleased to discover that the cause of California Ferret Legalization now has a non-profit-status education group ready to go do the sort of work LegalizeFerrets.org and Ferrets Anonymous have been trying to get rolling for a while now. … Continue reading
Thus begins my first guest-blogger post at the Roc/Ace SFF blog: I never would have expected it, but the most common question I get about Harper’s world is “why doesn’t she have a cell phone in Greywalker?” To read the … Continue reading
No, this is not a plug for the Linux operating system. Just a note that I’ll be the guest blogger at Penguin’s Roc/Ace SFF blog all next week. And since I take the blogging so very seriously–as you know–I’m writing … Continue reading
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