WHAT A dreadful arrangement of words. What horrors spawn in the heart by the sound of them, conceived in light of this ambiguous and ominous news: "So . . . I read your book." It's like news of a coming snowstorm. Exciting but uncertain. You hoped you were on your way to a book deal … Continue reading So I Read Your Book
THREE DAYS ago, on my birthday, New York Times bestselling and Hugo Award-winning author John Scalzi agreed to follow me on Twitter, under one condition: I had to agree to bake a pie. It's called a Schadenfreude Pie, invented by John himself and to be eaten, according to him, "while you are reveling in the horrible misfortunes … Continue reading Pie for a Follow, John Scalzi?
I HAVE a lot of work to do this morning, but a couple things are on my mind and I need to peel them off before they suck out my brains. Please don't be offended by any of this as it is not my intention. I just need to clear up a few things. 1) … Continue reading I Need to Clear Up a Few Things
HAVE YOU heard? It's my birthday! I always get really excited on my birthday like there's a cake and a pony coming my way. Unfortunately there's no cake and there's no pony. In fact I'm going to be by myself all day, but that's okay. I still have some Amazon gift card dollars and I'm … Continue reading It’s My Birthday!
I KNOW I'm vague about my unpublished work--which is all of it. I know I don't share much personal information about myself. I know I freeze up when someone I'm not familiar with sends me a DM on Twitter. I know I sometimes sound like a buffoon and other times I sound like a know-it-all. … Continue reading I Know, I Know, I Know
I LOVE waking up in the morning from good dreams to find myself looking forward to the day. It's rare. Nightmares plague me and I usually stir into consciousness with all my troubles as bedmates who fight for the covers. This morning I got up and sauntered--really sauntered, truly, like someone who's never faced a … Continue reading A Warm January Breeze
I deactivated my Twitter account last night, and then I woke up at 4:30am and logged back on to find my followers list at zero. But when I looked up a handful of people it showed they're still following me. I hope this means the app just needs to update and my following will be … Continue reading I Deactivated My Twitter Account Last Night