Friday Review: Squick Studies and Last Thorsday Night by Holly Lisle

Squick Studies by Holly Lisle My rating: 3 of 5 stars I got these two stories as free thank yous for signing up to Lisle's newsletter. Both are short, and they are two different types of stories, although both are science fiction. Squick Studies: This is a bit of an odd story. It fits into Lisle's … Continue reading Friday Review: Squick Studies and Last Thorsday Night by Holly Lisle

Friday Review: The Heart of Dog by Doranna Durgin (and Others)

The Heart of Dog by Doranna Durgin My rating: 4 of 5 stars Apologies for the late posting, but the BaldMan had an appointment at the hospital today, and I had to be there to drive him home. Nothing serious, just one of those preventive things you must get done now and again, but he … Continue reading Friday Review: The Heart of Dog by Doranna Durgin (and Others)

Monday Musings: Winter is Back. Oh, Boy, Is It Ever! and Writing Updates

I have heard a lot of people remarking on the lack of snow so far this winter. Glad that we have really not had a lot, and that it has been a fairly easy winter so far. I blame you. Every single one of you. Because Old Man Winter? He heard you, loud and clear. … Continue reading Monday Musings: Winter is Back. Oh, Boy, Is It Ever! and Writing Updates

Monday Musings: Writing, Weather, and Other Random Thoughts

I have gotten to chapter three in revising this year's NaNoWriMo project. The working title is Two's Company, and it is sci-fi, specifically space opera. I've figured out a sub-plot and have started weaving that into the story. Things are getting fleshed out more, and some bumpy spots smoothed over. So, progress is being made. … Continue reading Monday Musings: Writing, Weather, and Other Random Thoughts

Monday Musings: New Fiction Coming, What Happened to the Weekend?, and the Great Outdoors (or at least, My Yard).

I've not been doing a very good job of getting the news out that I have new fiction coming out later this month (I hope!), but it is coming still. It's a science fiction story, and could be called either a long short story or a short novelette, depending on where you draw your word … Continue reading Monday Musings: New Fiction Coming, What Happened to the Weekend?, and the Great Outdoors (or at least, My Yard).

Friday Review: Sound and Fury: Shakespeare Goes Punk by Various Authors

Sound & Fury: Shakespeare Goes Punk by Jeffrey Cook My rating: 4 of 5 stars I interviewed Jeffrey Cook about this book for my Monday Blog Post He provided me with the Kindle edition and that is what I am reviewing here.Let me start by saying I am a fan of Shakespeare- all of Shakespeare: … Continue reading Friday Review: Sound and Fury: Shakespeare Goes Punk by Various Authors

Monday Meeting: Interview with Jeffrey Cook of Writerpunk Press

This week I am doing an interview with Jeffrey Cook, who is part of Writerpunk Press, a group of authors who write in the various 'punk genres. They have just released "Sound and Fury: Shakespeare Goes Punk",  an anthology of stories based on William Shakespeare's works. None of the authors, editors, artists or others who … Continue reading Monday Meeting: Interview with Jeffrey Cook of Writerpunk Press

Wednesday Wanderings: Dogs Ruin Thanksgiving, Creepy App for T-shirts, Writer Gifts, and Bad Gaiman

There was a break in blog posts for a bit while I finished up NaNoWriMo (yes, I made it to 50K!) and had a very lovely Thanksgiving weekend with family. Now, back to business. Here are today's web wanderings: Speaking of Thanksgiving, here are 15 dogs who were a bit less than well-behaved for the … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Dogs Ruin Thanksgiving, Creepy App for T-shirts, Writer Gifts, and Bad Gaiman

Tuesday Timewarp: Today is the Day!

Yes, I know- there was no post yesterday. I had a long and tiring weekend, and I did not get it written. And I wanted to wait to make the following announcement: Six of One: A Collection of Short Fantasy, my first book published as an author-publisher, is on sale today. It should be available … Continue reading Tuesday Timewarp: Today is the Day!