I'm not saying my dog is smarter than me. Because that would be embarrassing.
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,… Continue reading Castle Von Udolpho Crimson Abbey of Blood (Movie Monday, gothic edition)
I haven't blogged about my do in a while. Granted, some of that is because I've been blogging not very much. But tomorrow is the Westminster Dog Show (I think it's some other holiday, too) so if I want to have a post all about my dog, like the Eccentric Cat Dog Lady that I am,… Continue reading A Wild Yeti Appears…
My morning in haiku. Fresh hot coffee. Dribbles inevitable on white tee-shirt. --- Brilliant idea this late in manuscript is not so brilliant. --- Three dogs scratch at door. To ignore means poop on floor. Work paused, either way. --- I look up one thing Internet is so helpful Look! There are LOLcats!
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… Continue reading Puppies and Books and Babies, Oh My!
So, here’s a nugget of Real Life Info for you. Not only does my mother live with me (or me with her, depending on who you ask), but I rent my upstairs apartment to a nun. Let’s just let that sink in for a minute. I live with my mother and Maria Von Trapp. Then… Continue reading The Real Me
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.… Continue reading Texas Gothic in the Wild
It's the expressions on their faces that kill me.see more dog and puppy pictures
Two blog posts in one week. OMG. Who is this writer? I’m not the most prolific poster HERE lately, so you might want to know about the places where I’m a little more scheduled. If you read and love YA, you should definitely check out YA Outside the Lines. Oh my gosh, so many YA… Continue reading Blog o Rama
Social Media Networking has taken all the fun out of my Internet social life.I have been on the Internet since I had to dial up with my telephone. My BFF "from college?" We met on a writing bulletin board from three states apart. Before Internet dating became mainstream, I told people we went to school… Continue reading Social Media Networking has ruined my Internet Social Life