Fortune Cookie, 3:40 a.m.

nocturnal

As many people in my online writing circles already know, I gave birth to Maverick (that’s his code name, not his real name) early Thursday morning. My water broke a little after midnight, and four hours later I had a new baby! (Like it’s that easy. And didn’t involve lots of shouting and disillusionment and … Continue reading

Friday Four – Ghost Blog Edition

ice cream

1. This has become a ghost blog. Or it’s felt like that the past week, anyway. I didn’t consciously set out to ignore the internet and get so behind on everything, but it happened. I’m getting a little burnt out, I think (obviously: I’m too lazy to do a full Friday Five, so I’m abbreviating … Continue reading

Friday Five – Revisionist Edition

1. My first idea for today’s post was a scripted fight between the main character of The Black City/The Key to Selene/The Whatever It’s Called, and the main character of my new work-in-progress. The main character of the new WIP is a bit miffed because I keep shunting her aside to revisit revisions on TBC/KTS/WIC. … Continue reading

Welcome to my Crib

where will baby sleep

33 weeks pregnant. [No image to share. Imagine, if you will, a bloated sea mammal.] We’ve got the crib. Now it just needs a room. What? The view from here is great! Kitchen in one direction, living room in the other, and BOOM. Books. It’s a longer story than that, but I’ll try to make … Continue reading

Cat Poo is My Kryptonite

litter box

You’d think, having been a cat owner since I was eight years old, that I’d have been exposed to the toxoplasmosis whatsit at some point. Nope. No cleaning out the litter box. Cool. No lifting of heavy objects. As if I wanted to. No lying on back. Bummer. No alcohol. What?! No sushi. Eff! Must … Continue reading

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