• moving right along

    Today I got relatively little accomplished. I read Lisa Shearin’s The Grendel Affair, which was really excellent and you should go read it right now. I liked the characters, the concept, and the worldbuilding. Good action and great camaraderie among…

  • And counting

    One day down, two days left of this semester. Did my last faculty senate meeting today. That’s six years out of seven that I’ve served. I’m ready for a break. Kind of interested in a different committee though. Might talk…

  • A Turn of Light by Julia Czerneda

    It’s book discussion time!!! I have to say that I loved this book. I want to dig in and talk about so much but I don’t know where to begin. I would love first to hear about your reactions, I…

  • Tomorrow’s Book Club

    Tomorrow we discuss A Turn of LIght by Julie Czerneda for book club. Wheee! I will say, however, that because of unexpected soccer scheduling (as in we just got the schedule for tomorrow), we’ll have to start in the afternoon,…

  • Story plans and life implosion

    You all have not made it at all easy to make a choice about what story to write. You know that don’t you? Is that on purpose? Are you trying to drive me crazy? That is, crazier? I think what…

  • Book club book

    I meant to post this yesterday, but thinks got out of control. Sorry about that. The winner for next time around is . . . Julie Czerneda‘s A Turn of Light. I’m looking forward to it. There are talking toads.…

  • Time to vote on the next book club book!

    Are your ready to pick? We don’t have many nominations, but they are great nominations, so let’s get to voting. [contact-form][contact-field label=’which book will it be?’ type=’radio’ options=’Thieftaker/DB Jackson,A Turn of Light/Julie Czerneda,Dark Currents/Jacqueline Carey,Shifting Dreams/Elizabeth Hunter’/][/contact-form] In other news,…

  • One of those days

    Today was one of those days. You know, the blue ones. I ended up being not only unproductive, but well, bad head space. Girlie stayed home sick today. Sore throat and hurting stomach. But she will be going back to…

  • Next book club nomination

    Okay, opening up the book nominations. Pick a book published since Jan. 1, 2012, preferably something you haven’t read. Anything is fair game. Nominations are open until Thursday at noon, and then we’ll start voting. The next discussion will be…

  • Sunday Morning Coming Down

    Ah, love me some Johnny Cash (via Kris Kristofferson with that song).   Today I got work done on the WIP. Have fully slipped into edit mode and have been chopping, reshaping, snipping, and rethinking. I hate to say it…