Wonderland: My Favorite Bit

Where do you go to find decent fiction to read? When I’ve asked people this question lately, their answer is most often John Scalzi’s “The Big Idea.” In the footsteps of that fabulous Idea, my dear friend Mary Robinette Kowal has launched a feature on her blog called “My Favorite Bit.” In lieu of asking authors the age-old question…

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Location, Location, Location

Dear writers: when it’s a gray and gloomy day outside, find a place to write that inspires you. Pretend you’re not in your house but instead a villa that you’ve rented for the week. The dishes, the lawn, the errands — those are someone else’s problems. Right now, all you need to worry about is hot coffee/cocoa, a roaring…

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She Totally Wears Hats

During my convalescence (ie: while watching Bones and sniffling like mad), I saw a nifty little Target commercial on Hulu. It was a woman in a Target Accessories section, debating as to whether she was the type of woman who wore hats. She then goes on to dream about a hat-wearing life as she strolls through an orchard wearing…

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From An Old School FP

My dear friend Mary Robinette Kowal tweeted a link to this article the other day and brought it to my attention: Fairy-Princess Ranks Depleting As Girls Aspire To Be Doctors, Lawyers Now here’s where the Onion’s Beaureau of Statistics has got a loophole. Yes I am, for all intents and purposes, a Fairy Princess. I have called myself such…

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