Monthly Archives: April 2009

Writer’s Block Poetry Bite

Today there is a Writer’s Block question at LJ. The widget doesn’t seem to have an analog here at WordPress but just to be fair, in honor of the govenment’s bite of income, I give you a bite of this … Continue reading

Posted in internet stuff, Silliness | 2 Comments

The Last of the First

This weekend was my first official promo event of the year and I have come to realize my promo muscles are severely out of shape. See, Norwescon, the Seattle-area SF convention, started Thursday and I had a panel at 4 … Continue reading

Posted in Conventions and signings | 5 Comments

Off Like a Prom Dress!

I’m done with the proof! Though, quite disheartening to note I found 30pp that need corrections out of 351. Ugh. Horrible. But most are punctuation, font, typography/line break, run-on, or spell-check/auto correct errors, not actual “Kat fucked up” errors. There … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | 8 Comments

It’s Time for: Fun With Head Wounds!

As I was struggling with the proof of Vanished that is due back on April 16th but with which I must be done by Wednesday night so I can drop it in the mail before Norwescon eats my brain and … Continue reading

Posted in family crap, ow, Personal blither | 5 Comments

and for the record…

I have escaped from the horror of yet another sinus headache and have been proofing the final copy for VANISHED which will be out August 4. I’m about 1/3 done so should be finished on Wednesday so I can be … Continue reading

Posted in Stuff about the book(s) | 4 Comments

Norwescon Schedule

Having difficulty updating the main site, so here’s the info for this weekend (April 9-12) at Norwecon at the SeaTac Doubletree Hotel. This is where I’ll be for sure during Norwescon. If you can’t find me, check the bar/coffee stall: … Continue reading

Posted in Conventions and signings

Publication Comes Along on Little Cat Feet…

Imagine my surprise when I opened my new issue of Crimespree magazine today and found a story I’d sent them about… four or five years ago. I’d assumed the file had gone feral and escaped into the wilds of Milwaukee … Continue reading

Posted in blatant self-promotion, Book reviews news and 'zines, contests and give-aways, Cool writerly people, shorts and excerpts | 2 Comments

The Trouble with Blurbing

As an author, you know you have "arrived" when editors (especially editors you don’t work with) ask you to blurb other people’s books. This is a big step up from when your friends ask you to blurb their books (they … Continue reading

Posted in book business, Writing | 7 Comments