Hobbitopia

I am busy writing. This is a good thing. In the meantime, please enjoy this fabulous article about a guy who built a Hobbit House for $5200. It’s gorgeous. I would love to live there. And not just because it’s less than 4 months’ rent. Happy birthday, J. R. R. Tolkien! (I know, it’s a day late. But today…

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Princess Me?

Confession: I am aware of the infamous Jonathan Coulton, but I do not actually know or own any of his songs. Not because I don’t want to — just because I haven’t gotten around to it.  So when my brand-new friend Jennifer from Capclave posted on my wall that Coulton’s song “The Princess Who Saved Herself” reminded her of…

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The Princess of Light and Dark

Ariell’s beautiful and talented friend Natalie drew this picture of me, for me, and it is so many kinds of fabulous that I wanted to share it with you…and discuss some things.   First of all, I am fabulous and gorgeous. I have huge eyes and awesome cleavage and the tiara is perfect and this dress ROCKS. So far,…

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Fun with Mermaids

Looking back on my last few posts there seems to be a theme: projects I was involved in that were just a whole lot of stinking fun. And guess what — this one is too! The Waterworld Mermaids (of which I am a part) have a big Garden Party bash planned for the month of October over at our…

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66 Twisted Tales

You know those stories that you have so much fun writing and submitting that you completely forget about them until a friend mentions that they’re available for sale? Well, that’s what happened here. Twisted Tales in 66 Words is a project that Kimberly Raiser came up with on Facebook a while back. She wanted to get 66 stories made…

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Nifty Site of the Day

The nifty site of today is the Book Blogger Directory — the “Big Blog of Book Blogs” — most specifically, this page which lists a plethora of YA Science Fiction and Fantasy blogs. Definitely worth checking out!

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Parnassus Rising

Like many other folks who live in Nashville (or used to), I mourned the loss of Davis-Kidd Bookstore. I met David Sedaris at that bookstore, and Orson Scott Card for the first time. I had my very first booksigning there. The staff actually knew about books and cared about books and actually read books and recommended them to people….

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