Category Archives: family crap

Weirdness Cometh

Ok, so I’m off to San Francisco for Writers with Drinks! this Saturday. Here’s the press relase: When: Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009, 7:30 to 9:30 PM, doors open at 6:30, we swear! Who: Javier Grillo-Marxuach, S. Bear Bergman, Mary Robinette … Continue reading

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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

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Returning to my Jewelry Roots (sorta)

Long time ago I worked for the Gemological Institute of America as a course-writer. That is to say, I wrote course materials to train jewelers and gemologists. As I was doing that I also took a few of the basic … Continue reading

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And now, the shopping….

While I struggle to write a critique for a friend–the problem is not that the book is bad, but that it’s very good under a bad start, which is among the happiest circumstances of critiquing, but often hard to break … Continue reading

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Ah, the irony….

Warning: this is a personal venting post–no hugging will be tolerated. This is beyond ironic: A few months ago, my mom’s girlfriend laid down an edict as from On High that if I “trashed (my) mom in a book (I’d) … Continue reading

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