April 27, 2016

This will come as a shock to no one, but I’m pretty excited about Elizabeth Hunter’s next release. “The Staff and the Blade” is the newest in her Irin Chronicles, and it steps away from Malachi and Ava and concentrates on Damien and Sari. I’ve been following the development of this story as Elizabeth’s been…

April 25, 2016

The first couple months of my fortieth year have been a little on the rough side. I was sick in March, and then I herniated a disc earlier this month, which has really cut into the activities I was planning – the hot hatha, pole dancing, and barre classes. Because life is constantly in flux,…

April 21, 2016

Just over ten years ago (ten years and a couple weeks), I published my very first post on this blog. I’d been blogging for a while – first on Xanga (gosh, it’s really too bad that I am unable to locate those posts…too bad indeed) and then later on LiveJournal. That apparently does still exist….

April 20, 2016

A few days ago, I was kickin’ it writer style at the RT Convention in Las Vegas when I got a FB message from Grace Draven asking if I was interested in an ARC of Eidolon. After taking the time to be grateful that she couldn’t hear me squee through the internets, I replied that…

April 8, 2016

My dearest Alvie Bean (“I am NOT a bean, I am a BOY!”), You are four years old today. Finally, finally after weeks and months of anticipating your birthday, your transition into FINALLY being a really big boy, the day is here. You’ve been telling people you were 3 & 7/8 for quite a while….