Monthly Archives: February 2010

Kat Goes Forth (and back and forth and back….)

So… after the Friday from Hell, things are much improved. Looks as if the bookmarks will be redone in time thanks to the fabulous Thing One and Thing Two agreeing to play bookmark shepherds while I’m out in the wilds … Continue reading

Posted in research, Stuff about the book(s) | 1 Comment

One of THOSE Days….

Ah, today… how you sucked. I mean… serious, sweaty-donkey ball sucakage. Like deep space cosmic implosion suckage. I’m not just saying, here, I’m SAYING: you sucked, Friday February 26. Total, utter, freakin’ suck. How have you suck’d? Let me count … Continue reading

Posted in ow, Personal blither, rant, schwag, stupidity, Woe is Kat | 6 Comments

The Numbers Game

My friend Rob Thurman would really like to make it onto the New York Times Bestseller list for mass market fiction paperbacks–who wouldn’t?–and, if you’re in the US (alas, non-US sales aren’t counted), you can help her by buying her … Continue reading

Posted in book business, Cool writerly people, other people's books | 11 Comments

PEARLs before wine

‘Cuz I wouldn’t want to be too drunk to cheer if one of my friends wins one of these. Just go look at the terrific books that have been nominated for this year’s PEARL awards (2009 publishing year) Bearing in … Continue reading

Posted in Cool writerly people

Another Author to Tempt You With…..

It’s amazing the folks you meet online and find you’ve got more in common than you thought. In this case, Marianne de Pierres, SF author of the Parrish Plessis novels. It turns out Marianne likes my books and she’s got … Continue reading

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The Expurgated Bits

I’m not known for writing sex scenes. I hate them, actually. I am not very good at them. I’d rather write action or description, or dialog, or even bridges (which are deadly) than sex. My sex scenes are either too … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | 13 Comments

The Prospect Before Me….

At the moment I have a short story due, and I admit, it’s being recalcitrant. Or I am. It’s been my experience that I work better under pressure and that when I’m feeling uninterested in something, or laggy about it, … Continue reading

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Winners are up!

At the main website and on the forum.

Posted in contests and give-aways, Uncategorized


Trying to figure out a way to rectify the inequity of contest entries being dumped due to contact form issues with "non-conforming" addresses. Have a headache unrelated to this issue that is making the problem more complex. Don’t worry, I’ll … Continue reading

Posted in internet stuff | 2 Comments

Site Scavenger Hunt!

To kick off my new site, I’m having a contest: it’s a scavenger hunt! I have a list of twelve questions for you at the Greywalker forum. All the answers to all the questions on the list are on my … Continue reading

Posted in contests and give-aways

Stuff Relaunched!

Wow, this is the day for relaunches. My website, (also has finally relaunched with new content and new art. Coming later today, there will also be a new contest, so keep an eye out for that because the … Continue reading

Posted in blatant self-promotion, contests and give-aways, Cool writerly people, internet stuff, other people's books, Stuff about the book(s) | 3 Comments