• Not dead yet

    There are bad things going on in this country. I hate that people are passing laws to permit discrimination. It’s so very wrong. Why do people have to be such fucking assholes? The boy has up days now and down…

  • news and news and news and news

    Or perhaps just a little news. This last weekend I attended Orycon, which was a lot of fun. My panels mostly went well and I enjoyed them. I got to talk about torture and the woman in the fridge, about…

  • My Orycon schedule and Powells signing

    My Orycon schedule: I hope to see some of you there! Also, on Sunday at Powells, Cedar Crossing, there’s a mass signing of SF/F authors. Information is below my schedule:   Diana Francis Speaking Schedule Friday, November 7 3:00pm Me…

  • There and Back Again

    We made the trip to Montana and to Spocon without terrible incident. And by that, I mean the boy was relatively okay most of the trip. Some nausea and vomiting, but he made it through. I was proud of him,…

  • You’d think it would be easier

    Maybe it’s just that my life isn’t terribly exciting, but I can’t seem to find things to say to update my blog. Or maybe I’m busy. Sure. That’s it. I’m busy writing the untitled second book of the Diamond City…

  • recapping the weekend

    There’s too much that happened to actually mention it all, so I shall attempt to sum up. I went up to Seattle last Weds and spent the night with friends and then the next morning, we loaded up the party…

  • Miscon thus far

    Miscon so far has been a huge delight. Not that I’m surprised, but I love this con more and more. I left Weds. to travel to¬† Seattle to Andrea Howe’s place where several of us spent the night after eating…

  • Updatery on a Tuesday

    Wow, I thought it was Monday. We have a potential diagnosis on my son. I’m not convinced it’s the problem because I’ve had raised hopes before and I had them totally dashed. So I’m trying to not let that happen.…

  • My Miscon schedule

    Fri 5:00 – 5:50 PM, Writing Strong, Believable Women, Great Hall (Upstairs) Fri 7:00 – 7:50 PM, Getting Into Character, Great Hall (Upstairs) Sat 1:00 – 1:50 PM, Anti-Hero, Hero, or Villain?, Containment Room (Upstairs) Sat 7:00 – 7:50 PM,…

  • Norwescon report

    Norwescon is a terrific con. It’s got great costuming, a lovely art show, a nice dealer room, and tons of variety in activities. I made no parties. They get too loud for me. I got in on Thursday and immediately…