Everybody is posting their anticipated books posts this week. I still need to work on mine now that I have returned to the land of internet. In the meantime, I'm posting cute animal videos! But not just ANY cute animal videos. My wonderful mom took me on a cruise of Baja/Mexico. On our port days… Continue reading Belly Floppin’ Manta Rays
So there's this thing going around a bunch of people's blogs where we talk about our current writing projects. I got tagged, and after blowing it off for a week or two, I finally got around to making my post. It's a long one, but hopefully it sounds interesting. Really hopefully, cause I've been slogging… Continue reading The Next Big Thing
Because all my cool friends are doing it: 1. Go to page 77 (or 7th) of your current ms 2. Go to line 7 3. Copy down the next 7 lines – sentences or paragraphs – and post them as they’re written. No cheating. I thought about pulling from Dragons, but I guess that would… Continue reading Writing meme
New crossposted blog post in which I rant about alchemy, gender, and the representation of women's perspectives in historical fiction.I fear I'm becoming predictable.Cheers!
I started the new Novel in 90 yesterday, and I'm going to try to be a little more active about blogging my experience. Bring on the navel-gazing!!(In which our intrepid author reveals why she doesn't blog very much.)Really... I prefer naval-gazing. Isn't that so much prettier?
Thank god for Pandora. Somehow, I completely missed that Loreena McKennitt released a new studio album in 2006 (after a 10-year hiatus), an expanded one in 2008, and another completely new album in 2010. How did I miss this? I must have been living under a rock! Also... apparently ES Posthumus has two albums I've… Continue reading Music!
How does one go about researching bladder configurations in zeppelins, dirigibles, and other balloon-oriented flying machines? Also, hull configurations for shipping versus passenger versus sporting/messenger types. I come to you even before I go to google - cause I'm lazy like that.