March 19, 2017

This is the first of two “five year” posts I’ll write in the next three weeks. It’s been five years since my father died after a too-brief battle with glioblastoma multiforme. For some reason, it’s hitting me harder this year than the last couple. I don’t know if it’s because my life was in such…

October 27, 2016

OMG OMG OMG OMG! You guys! I have a cover for my book! A real cover! AND IT’S SO PRETTY! And I’m not going to share it. Yet. I’m still waiting for my first round of edits to come back, and once that happens, I’ll have a better idea of publishing timelines…but you know what’s…

December 9, 2015

Today you should be turning sixty-six. It seems like way more than four years since I got to tell you happy birthday. The last time – way back in 2011 – I bought you Stephen King’s 1963 and a coffee mug that said “Grandfather” in anticipation of you assuming that status in the next few…

March 20, 2015

I have a ridiculously weird memory. I can remember all sorts of things in very great detail and generally lacking even a nodding acquaintanceship with useful information. You need names and dates and locations of people involved in something that happened 1 or 5 or 20 or 100 or 1000 years ago? Give me a…

December 9, 2014

Happy birthday, Dad. Today you would’ve been 65. So old. Ha! I finished NaNoWriMo again this year. The website still lists you as one of my writing buddies. You always will be. I got a new tattoo over Thanksgiving. I know you’d be thrilled. I’m planning on shopping the first book in my series in…

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