Answering Reader Questions

Answering a couple reader questions today. Edit to add: But first: IT’S SNOWING HERE! Probably won’t be much and won’t last but yes, it’s snowing! 1: Where is your favorite place to write? Answer: My office. I know that sounds

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Scattered thoughts…

I am watching Lord of the Rings this past week. Fellowship, then Two Towers. Today–Return of the King. I’m also marathoning Harry Potter. And you know what? They make me remember my first loves in the world of books: fantasy.

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Twas the Night Before Solstice

In 2001, when tragedy struck the nation in September, some of us fell into a paralyzing, frozen state of emotion. As we neared Yule, I knew I wanted to celebrate but it just seemed…wrong? Perhaps not wrong, but hard to

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“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo…”

I re-watched Fellowship of the Ring the other day. I meant to work while watching it, which was kind of a stupid thought because yah, it’s Frodo and Gandalf and the Nazgul and hey–we were going to see the elves,

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Fog, Inversions, & Sekrit Projects

Yes, I know I didn’t get the Year in My Yard post up yesterday. That’s because we have a horrendous inversion layer with heavy, dense, freezing fog and it’s triggering my asthma even when I stay inside, so I’m not

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Coffee Dates, Lovely Weather, & An Interview with Me

First–the Peninsula Daily News interviewed me about my new Whisper Hollow Series. I am very happy with it and them. So, Sam and I went out for a coffee date today. We tried a local spot, decided to give someone

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Just. Wrong. Yet Another Plagiarist

Normally I don’t blog much during the week of release, because I’m just too tired from all the promotion. But this week, I am. I’ve been aware of a breaking matter for a few days, through a friend. Now it’s

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Admin Post: Night Shivers, Talking Hybrid, and Blog Notes

I have several points I want to touch on here. This is sort of an admin post so bear with me please. Though there is a gratuitous kitty picture at the end of the post. So I finished NIGHT SHIVERS.

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We’re Working on It.

We’re working on getting the Nook versions of my short collections going. I promise–we think we have licked the problem (cross fingers this doesn’t come back to haunt me). Yes, I AM writing an Indigo Court novella. Target date for

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Facebook, Writing, and Rain

It’s been a little while since I wrote a more personal blog. And actually, I’m not exactly writing this one — I’m using Dragon voice software because my hands are aching tonight from my tendinitis. I can’t use Dragon to

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