Maurice Broaddus: On True Beauty

Maurice wrote a lovely post a couple of weeks ago in his Friday Night Date Place series called True Beauty. And there’s a great picture in there of us from Once Upon a Time at World Horror Convention. “Beauty sometimes needs to be drawn out. Better stated, sometimes beauty doesn’t recognize its own preciousness.” –M. Broaddus Yeah, I got…

EXPLORE

Jay Lake Story Title Poll

It’s that time of year — we’re rapidly approaching JayCon VIII, and Ken Scholes is going to write yet another adventure of Jay Lake! But first…you have to put your vote in for the story title (and I made the short list! Woohoo!) — take 30 seconds and place your vote on Jay’s LJ: HERE.

EXPLORE

Robert Asprin, RIP

Apparently Bob passed away on Wednesday, but  lrainey  just brought it to my attention. He was only 62. I had no idea he was such a legend in the SCA, but it makes sense. I will miss seeing him at Dragon*Con and various other conventions we frequented…he was someone who brought joy into my life, and I’m sorry that…

EXPLORE

Tea in Space & Bright Yellow Silly Putty

Our inaugural “Tea in Space” podcast is now live HERE — join us for honey vanilla white chai as the Genre Chicks of Ingram discuss Kresley Cole’s Dark Needs at Night’s Edge. Twelve minutes in the company of four sassy, beautiful and intelligent women…what better way is there to spend your time? Also…I overdid it last night. Which was…

EXPLORE

Internet Savvy: Book Launch 2.0

This is so painfully true…and scares me a bit. No one’s allowed to be “just an author” anymore. And he doesn’t even talk about writers groups, or message boards, or conventions…and you know, I don’t ever want to have to be a member of Second Life. I’m really okay with the one I’ve got.

EXPLORE

Editing, Peace & Happiness

I had a lovely surprise phone call from one of my guardian angels on Sunday, during which I folded laundry and cleaned the bathroom and put away the dishes because I can’t let myself live in semi-squallor anymore (and I have PMS). We finally had to say goodbye so that I could get back to my Solaris edit and…

EXPLORE

Interact: Children’s Book Week

Did you know it was Children’s Book Week? Learn about history of the week, what you can do to participate, and what Ingram is doing to celebrate the event HERE. (podcast length — 3:26) Or check it out here:www.bookweekonline.com

EXPLORE

Children’s Book Week

Did you know it was Children’s Book Week? Learn about history of the week, what you can do to participate, and what Ingram is doing to celebrate the event HERE. (podcast length — 3:26) Or check it out here:www.bookweekonline.com

EXPLORE