Angry Mail

I traveled to five states in five days, and came home to this. I tried not to cry, but my overtired self failed miserably. ******************************************** Ms. Kontis – I finally started to read Beauty & Dynamite from the beginning rather than skimming and reading an essay here and there. I’m a little over halfway through. I’m deeply concerned that…

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History is Written by the Victors

I figured out why it was that I kept putting off writing about Mo*Con: history. Kelli Dunlap and I discussed this during one of our early-morning Garage Talk sessions — as writers, we have this special magical power to rewrite the parts of history that we don’t like. And you are all at our mercy. What happens at conventions?…

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Tuesday Morning Never Looked So Good

Back from Mo*Con. Had a full night’s sleep and then some. I dreamt about the most wonderful people in the world, about rainbows and flowers and shooting stars, about cemeteries and dark woods and a knight to watch over me. And this time the  cops didn’t show up. I promise a con report (and pictures!!) when I’m more lucid….

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Hypericon Schedule

Fred’s got the Hypericon schedule hammered out. If you think it looks pretty light, just keep in mind that I’ll also be on every panel Deb LeBlanc decides to pull me on at the last minute. If you make no other panel, be sure to get to DREAM CRUSHING 101. Janet and I don’t need leather or whips. It…

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Genre Chick Interview: C.E. Murphy

She looks like a superhero, she travels all over the world, and her books will seep into your subconscious and make you wonder about your wildest dreams. Meet Genre Chick Alethea Kontis’s new best friend, urban fantasist C.E. Murphy–author of Coyote Dreams (The Walker Papers). **************************** I met Catie Murphy on a bus. We were both staying in the…

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Genre Chick Interview: Christopher Golden

An icon in the pop culture world for his work on movie tie-ins and in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer universe, the true gems of Chris’s bibliography are his original novels. In Strangewood, The Boys are Back in Town, and the just-released Wildwood Road, Chris takes the reader back to a time when a spinetingling, page-turning book was the…

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