Why I’m Glad I’m on Facebook, #675

Best slumber party ever. New Year’s Eve, the night of the blue moon. I wasn’t even feeling that well, but I went anyway because it was the five of us, the NT’s (non-twits). We made cookies, and Jesse had her guitar so we sang about leaving on jet planes, and at midnight we went outside and laid in the…

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Harlan County Horrors

It’s been a long time in the making, but Harlan County Horrors is going to be released this fall, just in time to creep you out for Halloween. (You know, in case Kentucky doesn’t creep you out at any other time of the year.) And we have a cover! Woohoo! The authors include: Alethea Kontis ("The Witch of Black…

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The Godfather

As some of you may not know, my esteemed Godfather is Nectar Rorris, founder and former owner of the world famous Nectar’s Restaurant in Burlington, Vermont where the band Phish got their big break. In honor of that–and in honor of The Best French Fries With Gravy in the World–Phish named their fifth studio album "A Picture of Nectar."…

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The Year of the Ox

Happy Chinese New Year! The Ox is the second sign of the Chinese zodiac. Like its predecessor and complement, the Rat, it signifies new beginnings. The main difference is the Ox is associated with building to last and slow but sure action. Even more so than last year we all have to make good choices, as that which is…

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Will the real B-52 please stand up?

I met up with Nicole and her posse this Saturday at Vanderbilt’s "All About Women" convention. Free admission, free health screenings, free advice, free hand and chair massages, free hairstyling and makeup, even demos of home maintenance by Home Depot (they actually had a mini house BUILT in the center where they gave talks), and free demos of the…

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Tea in Space: Blood Moon

Check out or new official icon! Woohoo!! We are so sexy. Join Janet, Kitti, Lillie and me for tea and conversation, as we discuss the universe of genre fiction. This month, we partake of some lovely blackberry tea and discuss MR Sellars’ latest effort, Blood Moon. Click here to listen.

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