I have in mind a blog post on the vagaries, necessities, and nuisances of "genre" in writing (or, more particularly, publishing)…but I also need to get a lot of work done on Book 3 today, so that post will have to wait. But I'm excited to have this new blog location, so the temptation to… Continue reading Genre Musings (more to come) plus Chapter Excerpt: The Stone of Shadows
I am in the process of writing the third book in my series, The Wheel of the Year, and of moving (or at least trying out) my blog from Blogger to WordPress. It's a design thing, mostly, plus one of interface and features. It's not like Blogger has been horrible. I've enjoyed it for many… Continue reading Welcome
Aargh. Okay. So, there is yet another flare-up on the internet—more specifically blogs and Twitter and probably Facebook and maybe Goodreads and Kindle Boards and even Snap-whatzit and Insta-whosey and that other site that people link to and it’s usually a thing linked from some other thing that takes you to some other thing. Anyway.… Continue reading Many, Many Words…Because Internet.
1. Life is not fair (Especially in Public School) 2. You've got to be fast (Told to me after a screen door slammed shut on my hand) 3. Always check the oven before you pre-heat (Because something might be in there already. For my mother, it was Tupperware. For a friend of mine, it was… Continue reading Rules to Live By (or, Things My Mother Has Taught Me)
Everything was good fun until my nice, shiny website got hacked and was used to spam Germany. Here are two posts I saved from The Great Delete of 2008. What Is Christmas Doing in My Halloween? Dear Corporate America, I wasn't happy—but I wasn't irate, either—about the melding of Christmas and Thanksgiving. Since I tend… Continue reading Old, Old Blog