First of all…a thousand apologies for being lost in space…twice in just a few weeks. Not to bore you all with details, but besides all the Neighborhood Watch drama, the Toddler developed a massive case of snot. (I have witnesses … Continue reading
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This week I bring to you the workspace of my lovely friend and fellow writer Third Ninja Omniscient Laura. She has recently finished putting together her workspace, moving it from the dining area to her bedroom, which has a door … Continue reading
A couple of scoops of Martha’s famous (and expensive) mac ‘n cheese, rouged with a sprinkle of cayenne pepper (yeah, baby!), and microwaved into a molten mini-lake of cheesy nirvana. This is what keeps me going…cheese. That and having a … Continue reading
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Tagged breakfast of champions, Howard Andrew Jones, mac 'n cheese, Martha Stewart, postaday2011, The Desert of Souls, we loves cheese!, writer fuel, Writing
54. “Woman Leaves Room” by Robert Reed (Lightspeed) Good story. A bit melancholy, I thought…but that’s typical in stories about the erosion of time. 55. “Spider the Artist” by Nnedi Okorafor (Lightspeed) Friggin’ awesome. The world-building is awesome, awesome, awesome…and … Continue reading
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Hey, there! Please, please, please forgive me for silence on my part. Suffice it to say, I am not dead…merely extremely sleep-deprived. I will explain later. But for now…I present to you the awesome, stupendous workspace of my good friend … Continue reading
Catching up…catching up… 50. “Botanical Exercises for Curious Girls” by Kali Wallace (The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Mar/Apr 2011) This was a good story. It was beautifully written, the setting and characters unique and interesting, and I was … Continue reading
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I’m wearing green for all the Chinese-Irish in the house! Me and that one other dude. (Hey, bro.) Today is not only St. Patrick’s Day, but it’s the fabulous, awesome, rocking-good-time St. Patrick’s Day blogfest hosted by the lovely Alexia … Continue reading
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Three straight hours hunched over the laptop. When the nice Starbucks man-child came around and offered me a free cupcake, I said, “Yes, please!” I marauded the peanut butter cup chapeau before it occurred to me to take a picture, … Continue reading
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Last week, it was Spring Fever versus Spring Cleaning. What do you think won out? Can you hardly blame me? The orange blossoms are in bloom, their fragrance filling me with the urge to run naked in midnight fields and … Continue reading
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This past week has been difficult for me timewise. At least it’s felt that way. I’ll know for sure when I add up the numbers from the old work log. Therefore and forthwith, tonight I turn to my current go-to … Continue reading
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