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A post about women science fiction writers… eventually.

I love when the premium channels like HBO and Showtime run free preview weekends, because it reassures me that I'm not missing much not subscribing to them. Even if it does mean I have to wait until the DVDs come out to catch up on Game of Thrones. Or read the series of books full of spoilers that… Continue reading A post about women science fiction writers… eventually.

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Friday Faves – The Twisted, The Pretty, and the Yummy

Here's what's floating my boat this week. Why? Because "Friday Faves" sounds cool. 1. Gillian Flynn. This is not a YA author. (Not by any stretch of the imagination.) She writes books about grisly murders and really twisted up characters. Her book Gone Girl is a best seller, and deservedly so. Her books keep me… Continue reading Friday Faves – The Twisted, The Pretty, and the Yummy

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Imaginary Ninjas FTW

I'm wiped out from the DFW Writer's Conference this weekend. What a lot of awesomeness. Keynote speaker Jodi Thomas--who is simply one of the neatest people I've ever met--gave a speech that had me nodding and laughing and tearing up. First, she talked about her drive into Canyon, TX, where she is writer in residence… Continue reading Imaginary Ninjas FTW

Writing

Upcoming DFW Events for readers and writers

I'll be all over the DFW Metroplex the next two weekends!This Friday, November 6thMansfield WritesAre you working on your NaNoWriMo novel? Are you an aspiring writer working on something at a reasonable pace? Do you just want to know what goes into writing a novel and getting published? Then you should get yourself to Mansfield,… Continue reading Upcoming DFW Events for readers and writers

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Book givaway, vampires, and highway sightings.

In honor of the release of Lucienne Diver's novel Vamped, the Shooting Stars are giving away a whole prize package. There's a quiz involved, so brush up on your vampire lore, and head over to enter. The prizes? Signed copies of the aforementioned Vamped, Prom Dates From Hell, by yours truly, and the first book… Continue reading Book givaway, vampires, and highway sightings.