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Monthly Archives: December 2011
This is incredibly long so if you don’t want to read it I’ll understand…. Well, 2011 is going out with an apologetic giggle and a pratfall–which is much better than the a lot of the year has been. Ah… my … Continue reading
All done! The SEAWITCH manuscript is complete (96,676 words including prologue and epilogue), spell-checked, and sent to my editor, her assistant, and my agent. Of course, they’re out of town, but I did my end. (And I’ve finally Finished My … Continue reading
Hit 95,000 words just a few minutes ago… The body of SEAWITCH is done. Now I just need the Epilogue, Prologue, and spell check and it’s gone! My ass has gone square, sore, and flat from sitting on this hard … Continue reading
I have just been refreshing my memory about the Battle of Trenton December 26th 1776–you know the famous “Washington Crossing the Delaware” thing? It’s a freaking miracle they made it: It’s mid-winter and one of the coldest the Americans have … Continue reading
I know it’s considered not cool, but I kind of like the whole Christmas/Hannukah/KwanzuSoltimas thing. People are all excited and there are nifty decorations and everything smells good–even the bums have a piney-fresh scent. It’s also when you can get … Continue reading
Oh today is not so happy as yesterday: refurbished heating system threw some kind of strange fit at 3:30 a.m. this morning and fired off the boiler continually for half an hour–very noisily–raising the temp in the boat to about … Continue reading
I’m slightly drunk and very tired…. I should be working, but am thinking: “I could take an antihistamine and go to bed… yeah….” And I am feeling a bit strange about the things I’m writing…. This is going to be … Continue reading
It’s that time of year again when a bookworm’s mind turn to thoughts of “what nifty gifts will I get for the holidays?” If you want signed copies of any of my books for your gift-giving needs, you can order … Continue reading
Mom’s surgery went well, but she’s still in recovery so I don’t yet know anything else. More as I do. Meanwhile, heading back to the hospital to see her when she wakes up.
As always, my friend Jim Hines says everything I wish I’d said about an important issue well before I managed to say anything at all. Be a Mensch: go read this post on Standing up to Sexual Harassment.
I’m thrilled out of my mind to find an Amazon review of Downpour that calls me “an arch-mistress of weird.” Yes, I love this title. Thank you, RK Lindh-Wilson!