We've had some lovely pre-fall days recently and I am feeling it. My heart keeps fantasizing about apple picking. There is nothing like the smell of cooked apples on a brisk day with the windows open. Luckily the apples are beginning to come into season, so I imagine I'll get my wish once this latest... Continue Reading →
Authors are human, and most of us are barely chipping away at things. I know that's what it has felt like for me for a long time - that no matter how fast I write, I can't write fast enough. Last week, I took the week off of the dayjob and off of writing. It's... Continue Reading →
Sorry for my silence last week, friends. It was my birthday, and I was off gallivanting. I ate a bunch of good food, planted peach trees and moved iris bulbs, killed a bunch of invasive elms (hopefully) and poison ivy, destroyed some boxwoods because boxwoods don't DO anything, and climbed a mountain. Overall it was... Continue Reading →
In which "Nanette" prompts me to talk about my frustrations with the artificial choices imposed by power.
I recently read "Mother, Watch Over Me," over on Mythic Delirium's website and I enjoyed it immensely. It made me realize that I have a special spot in my heart for dog stories, so here are three free stories sourced on the internet with main characters who are dogs. They are heartbreaking, as might be... Continue Reading →