Short and Sweet

As we all gear up for the release of DARK FAITH anthology at the end of the month (it launches at Mo*Con), the Apex Blog will be featuring “daily devotionals” — a quick, five-question interview with each author from the book. Today is my day for being devotional — I admit, I had a bit of fun with my…

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The Knight of Knifty Presents

The weekend that Tomo came to Awesome Porch and brought my Favorite T-shirt ever (“Self-Rescuing Princess”), he also brought me and Gypsy some colored bubbles. Mine are pink. Hers are blue. And while we were lying on a blanket in the snow earlier catching some rays (which is the only way to do it, really), Gypsy jumped up and…

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Dark Futures TOC

Nice! “Black Hole Sun” by Alethea Kontis & Kelli Dunlap “For Restful Death I Cry” by Geoffrey Girard “Tasting Green Grass” by Elaine Blose “Endangered” by Robby Sparks “Nostalgia” by Gene O’Neill “Beautiful Girl” by Angeline Hawkes “Father’s Flesh, Mother’s Blood” by Aliette De Bodard “Terra Tango 3″ by James Reilly “Love Kills” by Gill Ainsworth “Memories of Hope…

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The Year of Steves

When you’re the survivor of a heartbreaking soul-crushing really bad break-up, the first thing you ask is, “How long does it take before I’m over this asshat jerkhole person who was not worthy of me?” You will ask many different people this question, and you will receive many different answers. Ultimately, it depends on a lot of things. It…

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Like Speed Dating, Only Not

Tomorrow morning at the crack of dawn, I’m off to my very first foray into local “Speed Networking.” I’m doing some freelance Sales repping for Accounting Services of York, where our lovely Gypsy works. Want your bookkeeping or payroll or just taxes done (for incredibly reasonable prices) by some really fun people who aren’t jerks that will hire a…

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Forgetting the Taste of Oxygen

Now that I’m better, I’m buried deep in all the stuff I’ve had due since my birthday. Fun! An interview, an introduction, a book to agent, a YA novel to finish, and a big fat copyedit. I’ll come up for air soon.Soon. Ha. “Soon” can be a torturously long time. In honor of the last thing on my list,…

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So, Yeah

The doctor says I have acute bronchitis. So now I’m going to take my antibiotics & cough syrup with codeine and go sleep downstairs where the TV isn’t transmitting sugary cereal cravings on a subliminal wavelength. I promise I’ll come up with something really clever tomorrow. Assuming I don’t sleep through tomorrow. Wish me luck. Love you guys. xox

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My Funky Werepig Valentine

Your official invitation to magic, madness & mayhem! When: February 14th, 9:00 pm EST – until Where: The Funky Werepig on Blog Talk Radio! http://www.blogtalkradio.com/the-funky-werepig What: Tune in as Greg Hall (a.k.a. The Funky Werepig) interviews his Valentine, bestselling author Alethea Kontis (a.k.a. The Princess) live on Blog Talk Radio! Listen to the interview…and then call in for the…

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