Monthly Archives: January 2010

Red Sage Publishing Has a New Face

And what a gorgeous one it is. Deep crimson, rich ochre and functionality that makes F1 cars blush in shame. Now THAT is a site, my lovelies. Also, because they rock like that, each author has a special place. Mine … Continue reading

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Balloons, Tanks, and Coke Zero

I was researching weapons for my present project The Thing That I Can’t Tell You About (3T.I.C.T.Y.A) and came across this funny image. And for those who know me, I’m all about the funny image. Isn’t it a riot? A … Continue reading

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We Have a Title

My new steampunk novel, coming from Red Sage Publishing 1 March 2010, finally has a name. You see, sometimes, writing the book is easy, finding cool characters and blowing up half the world (in the story, only in the story!), … Continue reading

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Why, O, Why?!

I was so happy reading The Way of Shadows, by Brent Weeks. The cover drew me in, what can I say, I’m shallow honest like that. It’s about a small boy, a street kid, who grows up to become an … Continue reading

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Looking for a Reader!

A lovely reader, MCD, has been having trouble buying one of my books, Heartless. Alas, I’ve been trying to reach her without success. The e-mail keeps bouncing back with one of those permanent failures. Thing is, I would love to … Continue reading

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Misery Loves Company

Haiti was hit with yet another quake. Man, they’re due for good juju, stat! It’s like there’s a voodoo doll of the country somewhere, and someone is having way too much fun with the pins. Help is on the way, … Continue reading

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My Mouth is Quicker than my Brain

We went skating at the park Sunday. While we were enjoying ourselves, a man with a dog walked across the street and, when the dog started pulling, the dude punched him in the head. Hard. Now those who know me … Continue reading

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It's Sunday

While I was working on a cover for the most excellent Samhain, I spent hours, *hours* looking for a stock photo of a fine-looking man with long hair. Didn’t find much. I tried Shutterstock, istockphoto and even Dreamstime, which I … Continue reading

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Pizza

I like pizza. We’re having one tonight, along with a movie (Constantine…an old favourite). That’s pretty much the extent of our activities today. Be good while I’m gone. Or if you must be bad, then be very, very bad.

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Cell (or portable, or handy) Etiquette…or, Don't Make Me Hurt You

Phones should zap you in the ear when you’re talking to a real, in-person human WHILE you’re on the phone. There should be a tiny cam hidden in there, and if it registers a live human face talking to the … Continue reading

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