Beauty & Dynamite Book Trailer

Yes, folks, here it is — the official Beauty & Dynamite Book Trailer. It’s not much, but it’s mine, and I love it. Kudos to Stephanie Rinehart for piecing this together before and after her finals this year, and to my beautiful friend Fontaine, whose voice still gives me goosebumps after all these years. Tweet

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Assassin Recall

The price of being a princess: a disturbing number of people took Fred’s letter seriously (including my mother!), so Fred posted this comment on my blog. Per request, I’ve recalled my flying monkey assassins. ********************************* You see, Alethea? I told you some people wouldn’t realize it was a joke. Now Kontisphile assassins are on the way to my house…

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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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Happily Ever Almost

In case you missed it, Apex Digest is now online, and ready to be consumed by the masses. My latest essay, “Almost Back” is up now. Jay Lake, Brian Keene, and Global Thermonuclear War in possibly the most personal essay I’ve ever written. What more could you ask for? * Jay Lake had colon cancer this summer. I followed…

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