Monthly Archives: February 2009

Updates to the reading list

I’ve been updating the reading list on this blog with the books I finished or started in February.  Generally I write them up when I’m done and put them in the month I finished.  I’m still nibbling on Lamentation since … Continue reading

Posted in other people's books | 6 Comments

Just Checkin In….

I have been down with a sinus headache for two days–yeah I get the killer kind whenever the atmospheric pressure drops drastically as it did to bring in yesterday’s wind and snow–they last about 48 hours and nothing makes them … Continue reading

Posted in Woe is Kat, Writing | 9 Comments

Rare Critter Revealed to be Working for the NSA!

Posted in photos, Unbearable cuteness | 3 Comments

Time Flies….

… like an arrow (and fruit flies like a banana.) Tomorrow is my friend Ken George’s birthday (no I don’t remember or care how old he is.) Ken is the guy who got me started with my first “weblog” back … Continue reading

Posted in birthday, Kat Litter, Other Cool Folks, Personal blither | Tagged

More Ken Scholes!

Tonight at Third Place in Lake Forest Park! (Where the cool Steve works.)

Posted in Conventions and signings, Cool writerly people, other people's books

News on the Philip Front

Back in 2004 when I was finishing up the research on Poltergeist, I spent some time trying to find the original “Man Alive!” footage and home films of the Philip sessions that the original New Horizons/Toronto Psychichal Research Society participated … Continue reading

Posted in ghosts and monsters, research, Stuff about the book(s) | 3 Comments

People actually read this stuf…

It appears I should blog substantively more often: my views and linkage have sky rocketed since I started actually saying something. Huh. Imagine that. And that brings up a thought not unconnected to recent web discussions about blogging and promotion … Continue reading

Posted in ferrets, Personal blither, photos | 8 Comments

Mmm… Ken Scholes….

Back when I was a newbie author I went to a convention–my first convention as a "pro", though I didn’t actually have a book coming out for 3 months. In the Green Room I was introduced to a crowd of … Continue reading

Posted in Cool writerly people, other people's books | 7 Comments

Boat, boathouse, houseboat, house…

So… One of my frequent blog visitors (and someday I’ll figure out who she is in Real Life and I’m sure I’ll be embarrassed as hell that I haven’t put name and LJ-handle together sooner) mentioned that to most people … Continue reading

Posted in boat stuff | 2 Comments

They Earn… What?!

Well… this is interesting in a “someone shoot me now” kind of way… The Seattle PI Wage Comparison by Occupation widget. I suspect the median and mean for “Writers and Authors” is a bit skewed due to the small size … Continue reading

Posted in Personal blither | 4 Comments

Book Review: Trigger City

I’m copying this from my Recent Reading page because I just can’t let it hide in a corner.  I love this book that much. Trigger City, by Sean Chercover (Ray Dudgeon PI mystery #2): First I have to own up … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews news and 'zines, Cool writerly people, other people's books | 4 Comments

Deadwood Valentines–Parental/Office Warning for delightful filth

Soo… thanks to the evil “Dusty” Rhodes for this link to Deadwood Valentines created by CalamityJon. I can’t stop laughing. I loved that show!

Posted in Silliness | 5 Comments