Stuff I like, Texas Gothic, The Splendor Falls

Castle Von Udolpho Crimson Abbey of Blood (Movie Monday, gothic edition)

I have got to start seeing movies in a more timely way, either at the movie theater or when they're first released at home. It's not such a thing this week, when something inspires me to talk about its antecedents (⇐this is not the nerdiest the post is going to get), as say, Star Wars, [...]

Book Events, Real Life, Spirit and Dust

Puppies and Books and Babies, Oh My!

What I've been doing when I'm not writing (and rewriting and throwing out and writing again)... Penny got a haircut.  She's hard to snap a photo of because she's never still.  But she was looking like a yeti, so it was time. And speaking of babies... And no, I haven't had a baby, but if [...]

Texas Gothic

Texas Gothic in the Wild

I love it when people send me pictures of my book in the wild, whether it's on a bookstore shelf, their desk, or wherever.  Especially when the picture includes an adorable dog.(pic from reader @Laurenisaguitar on Twitter)Here's another one! It's becoming a meme!(From Kari's IMM post over on A Good Addiction)It's no secret I love dogs. [...]