Category Archives: other people’s books

Book Review–MIDNIGHT CROSSROAD

OK. I finally got time to finish reading MIDNIGHT CROSSROAD by Charlaine Harris. It was amazing–and I loved seeing old friends from other series of hers, too. It starts off fairly light in tone, but underneath it’s dark and twisty … Continue reading

Posted in other people's books

Write Bite: M. Todd Gallowglas

I’m experimenting with occasional series of guest blogs here on My Own Personal Grey: Write Bites. These are little bites of observation, experience, advice, and anecdote about writing from selected published writers–including self-published writers because the experience of writing doesn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Cool writerly people, guest blogging, other people's books, write bite

Books!

Possession is officially on shelves and for sale today, but it’s not the only book out there: Tom Sniegoski has a new Remy Chandler book, Jim C. Hines has his second Magic ex Libris book out, Stacia Kane has a … Continue reading

Posted in Cool writerly people, other people's books | 4 Comments

Science Fiction and Romance

I just finished reading an advance copy of GHOST PLANET by Sharon Lynn Fisher and I’m so pleased with it I’m going to make a bit of noise here: it’s *wonderful!* It’s an SF Romance novel where both the Science … Continue reading

Posted in Cool writerly people, other people's books | 2 Comments

SFWA Reading Series April 17

I’ll be hosting the SFWA Northwest Reading Series event on Tuesday April 17 from 6-9 pm at the Wilde Rover in Kirkland WA. I’m standing in for the wonderful Lilith Saintcrow who can’t travel up from Vancouver, but Ted Kosmatka … Continue reading

Posted in blatant self-promotion, Cool writerly people, fun events, other people's books

Good Stuff in the Shadows….

A few years ago, I was at World Fantasy Convention in San Jose and met an agency-mate named Jon Sprunk. He had just sold his first book and with some nervousness asked me to read it. Which I did. Shadow’s … Continue reading

Posted in other people's books | 1 Comment

Bookfest

This weekend is the re-boot of Northwest Bookfest and I’ll be on a panel there Saturday Oct 1. Even if you can’t make the panel, it’s a great event with many terrific authors on hand all weekend and lots of … Continue reading

Posted in Conventions and signings, Cool writerly people, fun events, Other Cool Folks, other people's books, Seattle, Team Seattle

Wheee, wibble, wobble….

OK, so… I still have the head cold from hell. Which had a very negative impact on my work and my weekend. I got proofs in for the US paperback edition of LABYRINTH while I was trying to finish up … Continue reading

Posted in labyrinth, other people's books, Personal blither, proofing | 6 Comments

Jane is HOT!

OMG and Squeee! it’s Jane True day! I’m not usually all squealy fan grrl and you know I’m not a huge romance reader, but… I love Nicole Peeler’s Jane True–her first book, Tempest Rising is one of the few paranormal … Continue reading

Posted in Cool writerly people, other people's books | 4 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

Stuff Relaunched!

Wow, this is the day for relaunches. My website, katrichardson.com (also greywalker.com) 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

Talking and Listening

So, tonight is big-time signing for Lisa Mantchev’s debut YA novel, EYES LIKE STARS and I ‘spicion Team Seattle will be out in force to support our favorite cake-abuser. There will be cupcakes! So get yer buns down to the … Continue reading

Posted in blatant self-promotion, Conventions and signings, other people's books