Tempest Hangs With the Mermaids

Today I’m over in the Waterworld Mermaid Lagoon, hosting a very special interview with my dear friend, the infamous K. Tempest Bradford. As some of you may know, Tempest blew up the internet about a month ago when she challenged readers to consider checking out books by authors they normally wouldn’t read. It was a strange thing to sit…

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HAPPY BOOK BIRTHDAY TO ME!!!!

DEAREST IS FINALLY OUT! Here is a link for you to share — be sure to do that RIGHT NOW — we need to make as many sales as we can happen this week!  http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0544074076/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=0544074076&linkCode=as2&tag=wwwaletheakon-20&linkId=H25VMKQW3Z2BQT5L *********** The first Tuesday of the month is usually also my day to post on The Waterworld Mermaids, but my Sparkle Twin Kerri Carpenter…

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Some Sunshine For Your December

Over at the Waterworld Mermaids blog today, Carlene and I have cooked up one of the MOST FUN POSTS I’VE EVER DONE. Inspirred by Terra LeMay’s query about nontraditional writing spots, The Mermaid of the East greets The Mermaid of the West with the sunrise and a few of her newly-discovered writing spots. There is no stand-alone Starbucks in…

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It’s All About Writing

I’m over at the Waterworld Mermaids today, talking about how we should Dream Big and Never Stop Writing. And also…what new project I have dreamed up for NaNoWriMo! Click on over and join in the fun: http://waterworldmermaids.com/2014/11/once-upon-a-time

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Happy October!

It’s the first of the month again, which means it’s my turn to blog over at The Waterworld Mermaids. Today I’m talking Location — writing about places you’ve never been, and urging you to visit as many places as you can to learn about them before you write them. I also discuss the surreality of inventing a town that…

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The Writing Princess’s Manifesto

In an effort to catch back up with the world at large, I wrote a make-up blog post at the Waterworld Mermaids today. The message may have been delivered with more force than I intended, but it certainly gets my point across. Some days, we are just frustrated with the world. The chaos of our lives can go on…

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The Lost Art of Everything

I’m over at the Waterworld Mermaids today discussing the Lost Arts of the Twenty-First Century…like handwriting, phone etiquette, and some other fun things I stumbled upon while doing an internet search that I never would have considered. http://waterworldmermaids.com/2014/04/the-lost-art-of-lost-arts/ What do you think is becoming a New Lost Art?

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Princess Alethea, Strolling About the Web

Today feels like the TRUE first day of 2014 for me — yesterday was an exhausted flurry of getting Soteria out of the hospital and then working my aunt’s New Years party for 82 hours, so this is my day to jump back in swinging. AND BOY, AM I SWINGING. * First up: I have a blog post today…

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