Random, Weird, and oh-so-me!

on May 30, 2012

Today, we’re going to focus on general weirdness.   Because I got nothin’ plot wise about my life to tell you. *  Oh yeah– Do-Over IS OUT FRIDAY! I almost forgot about this one, because its sort of a sweet little confection of a short story– but it’s FUNNY and it’s CUTE, and it’s Code Cotton… Read More

*yawn* Break time!

on May 27, 2012

Okay– the Lane family is definitely enjoying their weekend.  Not in style, mind you– just enjoying. So far we’ve seen Battleship (it IS everything you expect it to be– buy popcorn and savor the moment when Alskaar puts his arm around Taylor Kitsch’s shoulder and kisses the top of his head.  I’ve never seen anything… Read More

A Trip to the Grocery Store, Dichotomies, and Bad Reviews

on May 24, 2012

Okay, first of all– Mary G if you’re out there?  DON’T forget to e-mail me so I can get you your free e-book.  If I don’t hear from you by Sunday, I’ll have to award that to someone else, and I’d hate to do that, darlin’! Second of all, I’m sorry to announce that a… Read More

And the winners are…

on May 21, 2012

First of all–please make sure you read the space alien thing below, because it was funny, that’s why! Second of all– congratulations to Chris S., who won the signed copy of Gambling Men: The Novel, and Mary G. who won anything from my list of DSP titles that she chooses!  Both of you, please contact… Read More

Space Aliens Are Attacking!

on May 20, 2012

Okay, not really, but it makes a catchy title? Anyway–the Hop Against Homophobia is still going on today, and by all means ping back.  I swear, I shall use the randomizer to pick two winners later on tonight and I’ll announce the winners in my next post.  But, in the meantime, I had this bizarre little story… Read More

Hop Against Homophobia: Why I’m Liberal

on May 17, 2012

Over the next four days I will be part of the Hop Against Homophobia.  If you follow that link, you will get to a page that links to other authors who are also participating.  The participants are offering prizes, including me, and if you’re up for bouncing around and doing some reading on this subject, you… Read More

Archetypes (Yes, AGAIN, why?)

on May 15, 2012

So, saw The Avengers– only twice though so I’m sure I’ve missed something.  Yes– amazeballs, awesomecrazysauce, fantabulous–you bastardize a superlative, I’ll commandeer it as my own and use it to paint Joss Whedon with lavish praise, right?  Also saw Cabin in the Woods… and, again, DUDE! Joss Whedon.  That man knows a frickin’ archetype. Okay–… Read More

Notes From The Front

on May 13, 2012

So, Mother’s Day.  Yeah. For a while, this wasn’t just any day.  This was MY day.  I was THE MAMA, and I was going to get to sit on my ass and eat bon bons if I damn well wanted to, and I was going to sleep in and choose the restaurant and… And for… Read More

A Thousand Things or More

on May 10, 2012

Okay–I know.  I feel like a full time self-pimping ho-bag these days–and I’m not sure how that happened.  The thing is, everything came out at once.   First there was Country Mouse on April 23rd, then there was Gambling Men: The Novel on May 7th, and now, there’s The Talker Collection in Paperback  and Talker in French. Mary Calmes and I… Read More

Jace and Quent

on May 8, 2012

Jason Spade is around 5’9″ tall, with short, brown-blond hair and iced-vodka blue eyes. Right now?  He’s pissed off at me. “What?” I ask.  I’m sitting at my computer in my completely awful kitchen, and he’s glaring at me over my shoulder.” “I’m not entirely convinced,” he says, looking at something on his phone. “What?”… Read More