Monthly Archives: March 2009

Praise be to Steve (the Fruitbat)

For those of you not already familiar with the First Church of Steve the Intergalactic Fruitbat (Glory to his Name–no faux-hawks please) hie ye hence and be enlightened on the bestest neo-religion since the Flying Spaghetti Monster. (I blame Mario, … Continue reading

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I am the Source!

Apparently someone has decided I’m a source… of "dzzt"! OMG–the comic was never completed or published! Some people need to vet their work better…

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Weather the weather

I have to admit I miss California. Not the noise, the traffic, the people, the cars, the taxes, the expense, the insanity, the crowds, etc, but the weather. I keep trying to motivate myself to go out and walk, jog, … Continue reading

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Another One Bites the Dust

Finished the proof about 2 pm today. But feeling a little “off my feed” for some reason. Still… nice to be finished–just in time for taxes!

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Wrestling the Proofmonster

I’m 2/3 done with the proof of Underground’s mmp–the use of Jason’s dining table for 5 hours was much help. But I’m a touch annoyed to discover a punctuation error I noted in the original proof is still intact. Why … Continue reading

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New Author Website

Pat Wrede, whose YA fantasy fiction I’m deeply in love with, has a new website–first website actually. Not only is she a crackerjack writer I put on my YA personal favorites list near the inimitable and amazing Patricia McKillip, but … Continue reading

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Counting Sheep Will Never Be the Same…

With thanks to Lilith Saintcrow (from whose facebook page I cadged this) I give you Extreme Shepherding! (I didn’t know you could get sheep to do that….)

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Yet more giving in to peer pressure

I have a facebook page now… and a profile, too. I feel so cheap.

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See Kat Whine….

I’m having one of the killer headaches again. Damn it. I just got the proofs for the mass market edition of Poltergeist back into the mail on Monday, hung out with Mario and Team Seattle on Tuesday for the end … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day (and I have no clean green anything to wear)

I figure that with a couple of humdinger Irish-Catholic first names like mine, I’m safe from all harm (even if my family were mostly Protestants). My family saddled me with Mary-Patricia Kathleen if y’please (and you wondered why I’m perfectly … Continue reading

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That was fast…

I got the first response to the misattribution question last night when the Coincidence post was only minutes old, but it wasn’t quite on the mark.  Although he came back with the right answer later, he was beaten to the … Continue reading

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No, it really IS a coinicidence

Some questions make you think “Why do people ask that?” This post is in service to all the reviews, blogs, fan mail, and other forms of speculation about where I got or why I chose certain characters names and what … Continue reading

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