A is for Princess

You might remember Steven Saus from the “Year of Steves” blog earlier this year, or from my interview with him back in March about the story he had in the Timeshares anthology.I did all these things ’cause I just think Steve’s a cool guy. I certainly didn’t expect anything in return. However, true to form in this beloved SF…

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This Just In

AlphaOops: H is for Halloween is scheduled to appear in the “Our Favorite Things” section in the October 2010 issue of Disney’s FamilyFun. Woohoo! Now I just need to remember to get my hands on said issue. I’m interested to know exactly what that pesky Mouse and his polka-dot-wearing gal pal are saying about this princess behind her back….

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Happy Release Day to Me!

In honor of today’s release of AlphaOops: H is for Halloween, John Scalzi invited me to be his Big Idea for the day. In a very short & cute essay I cover the Big Idea behind AlphaOops in general and about H is for Halloween specifically. I explain exactly why my dedication reads the way it does.  I confess…

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The New Do

Yup, got my hair cut & styled on the way to Hypericon yesterday. Of course, the humidity took some of the pin-up girlness out of it before I got here, but I still love it. Almost as much as I love Angie, my stylist at The Edge Salon in Belle Meade!

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Hypericon Schedule

It’s crazy…I have SO many things I’d like to post about, but my sister worked me like a Draft Horse when I was in Charleston last week, and now I’m in TN with a very short time in which to pack up my entire house…oddly enough, there may be more posts during Hypericon this weekend, when I am forced…

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Happy Almost-Spoleto!

It’s that time of year…time for Charleston’s annual Piccolo Spoleto Festival! It always starts on Memorial Day weekend — this year it runs from May 28th to June 13th. The combination of historic Charleston’s old European charm and the world-class Spoleto Festival USA together produce a unique and impacting synergy for all who come to the city by the…

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Who’s The Princess?

That’s right. I’m the princess. Maurice Broaddus just posted this teaser poster for next year’s Mo*Con along with his con report for this year. (Check out his snazzy new website!)  Credit goes to Bob Freeman for its creation.

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A Rigabamboo

Patented by Princess Pat — I believe this is something I, as Princess Alethea, should look into. In the meantime, check out these awesome pics from last night’s Girl Scout Talent Show in Red Lion (click on the pirates). It was short and sweet, but a lot of fun. It’s just a shame the battery on Qwee’s camera died…

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Brownie Points

In Scottish folklore, brownies are hobgobliny imps that will do housework for you (and things like keep your milk from turning sour) if you treat them well and leave them proper tributes like bowls of porridge and honey. In America, Brownies wear chocolate miniskirts and beanies and sashes with nifty patches sewn on them by overwrought mothers. They go…

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