Alethea’s GEN CON Schedule!

That’s right, everyone — I will be at Gen Con this year! Here’s my schedule: Friday 11:00 AM Boston Revising Your Story 12:00 PM Boston Young Adult, Growing Up 3:00 PM Boston Dark Stories for Kids and Teens Saturday 12:00 PM Atlanta Support Systems for Writers 1:00 PM Austin How Can Authors Get Reviews? 4:00 PM Boston The Ins…

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Storm Chasing Playlist Now on Spotify!

It’s going to be a long drive out to Tornado Alley — Chris and I are definitely going to need some tunes to keep us company on the road and whet our appetite for the stormy weather to come! I reached out on Social Media…and the world has responded! (I expect the FB thread to go on for days…or…

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Any Way The Wind Blows…

Storm Chasing Update! Hello, everyone! So…the plan was to get the heck out of Dodge as soon as we could to chase those storms. I got the cookies for the Patreon Royal Baker Tier done ahead of time and got my to-do lists together. I decided to bring along some mailers, so that I could send out whatever exciting…

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Living in the Future, the Right Way

On Saturday, I woke up sad. I’d had a lovely time at the beach with old friends the day before, but for some reason (which I now blame on ragweed) Saturday morning brought with it a weepy sort of melancholy. By Saturday night, my heart was full again. I was reminded what an amazing life I lead. And I…

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Alethea’s 2016 DragonCon Schedule

Here it is, folks! Technically, it’s still tentative, so be sure to double check these on the app and in the program booklet. Convention Dates are Fri(9/2/16), Sat(9/3/16), Sun(9/4/16), and Mon(9/5/16). I will be arriving on Wednesday with Bianca Roman-Stumpff so that I can help her set up in Pop Art Alley on Thursday. Bianca has kindly offered to…

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You Know It’s All About The FLASH MOB

I was late for my STAR meeting today because there was a Flash Mob at my B&N (West Melbourne, FL) — where I normally go to get some work done beforehand. Needless to say, I didn’t do much this morning. But that’s TOTALLY OKAY, because I got to take this video instead, and talk to some great teens from…

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Happy Holidays 2015

This year’s Track Listing! 1. Life In A Northern Town — The Dream Academy 2. Christmas Ball Blues — Leon Redbone 3. Pat-a-pan — Charlotte Diamond 4. The Last Snowfall — Vienna Teng 5. Cool Yule — Louis Armstong With The Commanders 6. Cold December — Matt Costa 7. Christmas In The Sand — Colbie Caillat 8. Christmas Tears…

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Happy Holidays 2014

As promised, here is the Track Listing for my Happy Holidays 2014 mixed CD: 1. Let it Be — Beatles 2. The 12 Days Of Christmas — Straight No Chaser 3. Christmas Paradise — Carole King 4. Winter Song — Sara Bareilles & Ingrid Michaelson 5. Colder Days — Adam Ezra Group 6. Christmas at the Airport — Nick…

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Rain Songs

As mystified as I am by it storming here in Florida EVERY SINGLE AFTERNOON, I asked some of my friends on Facebook to help me come up with a playlist of songs about Rain. I had Patty Griffin’s “Rain” stuck in my head for three days (which prompted the question), and my ear worm has since moved on to…

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The Thirteenth Christmas

This is a tough post to write, but it must be done. As Thanksgiving approaches, and more of my beloved friends and family start digging out their Christmas storage boxes and playing music as they decorate their homes, I start getting messages about my Christmas CDs. Back in 2001, I didn’t know what to get all my new friends…

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