• and another thing

    I forgot to mention that I won a book on GoodReads Giveaways! It’s the new, not quite out yet Seanan McGuire novel Midnight Blue Special. It’s an Incryptid novel and I really like the first one, so I’m excited to…

  • forums

    Hi people. I need some website help. I’m looking to install a forum. I need it to be fairly easy. I’ve looked at a couple, but I wondered if there is anyone out there who might know something about forums…

  • Book Violence

    I’ve been thinking about violence in my books. I got to thinking about it because I’m one of the people that think that violence in video games, TV, movies, and other entertainment have desensitized children and adults and hugely contributed…

  • best of lists and authors

    I just ran across the B&N Year’s Best Fantasy List. There are two women writers on it. Now, I really don’t get this. Why are there only two? I understand that the other writers on the list were quite good,…

  • eye roll so hard they may get lost in my brain

    There’s this new article up on Fox News, called The War On Men. It’s written by Suzanne Venker. I want to read it as satire, but there’s absolutely no sign that it is anything but a serious discussion of what’s…

  • A little bit of politics

    I read this tonight on a Huffington Post article about Michele Bachmann. Note that it comes at the end and has nothing to do with the article about her, but refers to a video clip. Here’s the quote: Eric Fehrnstrom,…

  • Confessions about watching bad TV

    Warning: what follows is rather disgusting, so you may want to skip this one. * * * I’m right now watching Hoarders. It is the worst and most frightening one I have ever seen before. We’re talking poop soup in…

  • Friday Funnies

    I ran across this one and thought it was pretty amusing. ADULT: A person who has stopped growing at both ends and is now growing in the middle. BEAUTY PARLOUR: A place where women curl up and dye. CHICKENS: The…