Princess = 0, Ice = 1

Kelli & Bob had a meeting early this morning, so it was put upon me to get the little ones up and take them to school. I’ve actually had quite a bit more experience with this than the average non-mom — while in high school, I went over to a friend’s house and got her little sister up for…

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How Can I Want to Date an Avatar You Don’t Have?

I was monkeying around last night with the comments section and learning fun new things about this here New Website of Awesomeness. Like: 1.) I only have to moderate your comment once. After that, if you use the same email address and IP, it goes through automatically. 2.) That “invisible guy” avatar was bugging me, so I changed it…

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Been feeling a bit like this lately

..like a rainbow caught in a storm. Also, I’m in the thick of novel revisions/rewrites. Your regularly scheduled blog will return…um…yeah. And it’s not like I’m not constantly on Twitter or anything. I’m still alive and kicking. And beautiful. And caught in a storm…

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“A Poor Man’s Roses” now up at Apex

Excerpt: At first, she sang to remember. It was a way to pass the long, dark time, a way to drown out the buzz in her head when the earth shook and the bunker rattled, a way to live outside the bars of her cage, to be a woman who smoked and drank, flirted and pined, flipped her pin…

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Hey!

Happy October! I have a book out today!You should go buy a copy. Table of Contents: “The Witch of Black Mountain” – Alethea Kontis “The Power of Moonlight” – Debbie Kuhn “Hiding Mountain: Our Future in Apples” – Earl Dean “Psychomachia” – Geoffrey Girard “Yellow Warbler” – Jason Sizemore “Kingdom Come” – Jeremy C. Shipp “Trouble Among the Yearlings”…

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Horrorfind 2009 Pics

The pictures from Horrorfind Weekend are up! I’ll be posting them to Facebook too, but if you want the captions & tags, you’ll have to check out the official Picasa album. Just click on the big happy family.

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Fiction Sale — “The Monster & Mrs. Blake” to Story Station

Hooray! Just got notified that "The Monster & Mrs. Blake" has sold to The Story Station! ( bev_vincent has a story up there now.) I’m super-excited about this one, because it’s one of my absolute favorite stories…and it’s for kids!! Summary: Jeremy Blake has a big imagination. He’s eleven years old. He has a monster under his bed. And…

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Horrorfind Weekend 2009

I’m home, finally, and I have got to get to bed. Tomorrow expect lots of updates and tons of pictures. In the meantime, please enjoy the BEST PICTURE OF THE WEEKEND, which I believe epitomizes everything about Horrorfind. What would YOU caption this?

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2009 Southern Festival of Books

What? You haven’t heard about Southern Festival of Books? The Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word is a three-day literary Festival celebrated each year during the second full weekend of October. It is free and open to the public. No advance registration or tickets are required. All seating is on a first-come basis. Come one,…

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