Category Archives: Woe is Kat

Writer in Hell

In the course of nine published novels, a novella, about a dozen published shorts, and innumerable unpublished bits and pieces (read: crap and trunk work) I’ve never had a character go rogue on me. I am not one of those … Continue reading

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I Need More Sleep

This taking care of convalescent puppy while trying to write a first draft of a troublesome novel and keep the big dog from feeling neglected or going insane business is really tiring.

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Irritations

And now the itching has begun… Jack is finding the punctures and the shaved portion of his head very itchy and has stated scratching, then wincing from his paw as he touches the swollen bits of his face. Time to … Continue reading

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Monday, You Suck

My Monday started with a bang. Literally. (Click image for larger version.) I was loading the sheets into the truck to take to the laundry when the struts on the hatch failed and it dropped on my head. So I … Continue reading

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Look Out! Look Out! Pink Elephants on Parade!

New meds seem to be helping my headache. Yay. Dog whining, however, is not. Perhaps Bella has a problem… she is seeing pink elephants, after all. And biting them. (click for larger images.)

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I’ve Been Watching You Waltz All Night, Diane…

Bella, also, tends to be Sleeping With the Television On: (Click for larger image.) I wish I were (not Homeward Bound however, since I’m at my desk now.) Bouncing barometric pressure as Autumn in Seattle finally asserts itself with rain … Continue reading

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Thank You, Schlock Mercenary!

So… the wedding and all its functions were great this weekend and Monday. Then I went back to Oakland for one last night before flying home and had to move my bags from the Marriott to the Washington Inn–in which … Continue reading

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SEAWITCH Proofs and Killer Headaches

I’m 83.86% done with the proof of SEAWITCH and have to stop. I’ve been working against a creeping sinus headache all day, so I’ve only managed to proof 80 pages since 10:30 this morning. 56 left to go. Have to … Continue reading

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Dayfail

The dog won’t leave me alone, wants to go “relieve,” but won’t go out into the rain. Trying to get her to use the “Potty Patch” but she won’t. Much crying whining and barking (some from the dog.) I give … Continue reading

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Ouch

Last Monday I fell and hurt the middle and ring finger on my right hand. Didn’t think much of it. A week later the fingers were still sore and one was still swollen. Went to doctor on Tuesday after Labor … Continue reading

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Sometimes bad things just happen….

This morning, the fridge tried to gas us. Yes really. It’s been a bit weird in Katlandia recently: Due to economic factors, this year’s US contract was not as remunerative as the previous one (and I’m still waiting to get … Continue reading

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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

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