Monthly Archives: August 2008

Oh No

The Headache is back. Ugh. I feel dizzy today. This is Not Good. Luckily, I have an appointment with my doctor in 2 weeks. And I have exactly 4 squeezy lights left after the tour, though I’m thinking of making … Continue reading

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Wretch

That would be me. I’ve been so very out of it since I got back from tour that I’ve forgotten to update my site, my blog, and my calendar so I forgot one of my best friend’s release dates. I … Continue reading

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A Very Mixed Day

So this being one of my free days at home before I go off to Minnesota, I had a lot of things to do. First a trip to the vet for annual Ferret exams which were… mixed. Dexter, the nine-year-old … Continue reading

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Sunday and Monday Still on Tour

So Sunday I headed to several other bookstores before zooming down to Huntington Beach to hang out at the Barnes & Nobel in the Bella Terra center. The area’s really changed since I used to hang out there with my … Continue reading

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One Author, Two Days

Friday I headed to San Francisco, which was fabulous–I love this city. My escort, Frank Lauria, met me at the airport and things were pretty non-stop from there. We went to Borderlands to sign books for the fabulous Alan and … Continue reading

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Portland has Wild Animals!

Or at least wild authors in robes. So Richelle and I set off for Portland today and things went very well. Lots of chat on the train, great interview for me with Ed Goldberg at KBOO, drop-ins at nice bookstores … Continue reading

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How I Spent My Tuesday (and Wednesday)

On Tuesday, I got to go to Seattle Mystery Bookshop, which is one of my favorite specialty stores, and sign books. The store wasn’t very busy since it was a Tuesday at lunch time, but a few books did sell … Continue reading

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Post-Con Update: with Pictures! (super-long)

So… On Tuesday last I had my first offical signing of Underground at University Bookstore, which went quite nicely thank you–I think Richelle is much funnier than I and she actually remembered to invite people, which I didn’t.  But I … Continue reading

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Home Again… for a few days

I’m finally home from WorldCon. Unlike many friends, I seem to have had a perfectly ordinary flight home. And the very long weekend was fabulous with many thanks to Mario Acevedo, Warren Hammond, Richard Foss, Jeremy Lassen and Alan Beatts … Continue reading

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Launched

The release went pretty well, it appears. Nice crowd, though I have to admit is was largely Richelle’s doing, since I, like a dingbat, forgot the send invites to anyone for the signing. D’oh! I did particularly miss someone, though–my … Continue reading

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This is It!

OMG today’s the day the book comes out! I have a ton to do, like pack and go to an interview and go sign books at University Bookshop tonight. But the sick and fabulous Mark Henry is having a contest … Continue reading

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Very Nearly It!

This is It! Or very nearly. Tomorrow is Book Launch day for Underground! W00t! Today I saw my very first ever copy of the actual book in the wild, as it were. I still don’t have my author copies, but … Continue reading

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