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Post-stress Drip

The convention went pretty well, though I spent most of it in a state of emergency, chasing after stuff and putting out fires. Still, people enjoyed themselves and I made a lot of friends and had fun in between the … Continue reading

Posted in Personal blither

Just Finished

Recently finished The Serpent’s Shadow by Mercedes Lackey–was highly recommended as an unusual and charming treatment of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs but set in Edwardian England with a magic-using half-Indian doctor in the Snow White role. Interesting. Often … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews news and 'zines

What I’m Reading

If you care to know, you can click on the tab labeled “Recent Reading” for my current and recent reads. Some of ’em are damned good books, some are just fun.

Posted in Book reviews news and 'zines

Out the Door

I just finished printing and boxing the manuscript of POLTERGEIST for shipment to New York. At last! I can’t wait to drop it off and never see the thing again in this form. Its been a beast to get through. … Continue reading

Posted in Stuff about the book(s)

Funny sort of thanksgiving….

So far it’s been a bit odd. Started OK, though rainy, windy and cold. Had to wait in line for a shower, but that’s not surprising. Got back from the shower to find Hubby washing dishes so I could cook … Continue reading

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Turkey Day (indeed)

Well… it’s that time of year, again, and this time we didn’t even have to dodge the usual invitations to disaster that always come up at Thanksgiving. Instead, we’re staying at home with the ferrets and the cat to have … Continue reading

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The Misadventures of Hello Cthulhu

The Misadventures of Hello Cthulhu illustrate one of the reasons I’ll never be a parent. (Why do I find this strip funny?) And why Anime is evil.

Posted in Just Plain Weird

Two-year olds in lederhosen

Image originally linked to this post has been removed be request of the copyright holder. (Actually it’s terribly cute.) To see the image and associated images, go to:

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Stop them before they stitch again!

Thanks to the linkary of the fabulous Lilith Saintcrow, I have found! OMG! This is hilarious–at least to anyone who’s ever had to sew their own–or someone else’s–clothes, costumes… tea cozies…. Last night’s reading/signing debauchery was great, but now … Continue reading

Posted in Just Plain Weird


I’m off to Surrey, BC, tomorrow for the Surrey International Writers Conference. Compared to the PNWA conference or the last couple of genre conferences I’ve been to (WorldCon and Bouchercon) it’s small, but it should be fun. A chance to … Continue reading

Posted in Conventions and signings

Bike Lust!

Oo! I want one: Ninja® 650R : Detail View. Although I do think the black and silver models for 2006 were a little sexier. I admit it, I have a thing for twin-cylinder bikes. I love my Honda VTR, but … Continue reading

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Sold out?

This is strange. Apparently Ingram, the major book distributor in the US, sold out of Greywalker last week. So, some of the big stores are having trouble getting more copies of the book. As a result, it’s easier to find … Continue reading

Posted in Stuff about the book(s)