Category Archives: Fun Stuff

THE BIG BAD: An Anthology of Evil (updated)

YOU GUYS. “Everybody loves bad guys, and these are some of the baddest of them all. Forget the rules. There aren’t any heroes. No one is going to save you from the wickedness in the darkness. Monster hunters can easily … Continue reading

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And now: a coherent post about MidSouthCon

Last weekend, I went to Memphis! Which, for the record, is a really balls-long drive from the homebase. I didn’t really do many of the traditional Memphis Things–we hit Beale Street for long enough to grab lunch (BBQ=noms) and get … Continue reading

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MidSouthCon

ALL HAIL GLEN COOK, THE MAN WHO INVENTED MY GENRE …and also other things. God, I love cons, you guys.

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On Writing Women (and Men): a rant

Surely 2012 is the beginning of the end of the world. Today, courtesy of Harry Connolly, I stumbled upon this masterpiece. Just in case you don’t want to read it – and I wouldn’t blame you – here’s the general … Continue reading

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Hard Limits; or, a rather ranty review of FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E. L. James (NSFW)

Recently, people absolutely lost their junk over this book. And, being a bookseller and a person who is generally interested in books, writing, and the book industry, I figured I might read it. Let me say a few things before … Continue reading

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Who’s ready to panic? or, Don’t worry, it’s just NaNoWriMo

The countdown is On, people. Only two more days until National Novel Writing Month starts, in all its caffeine- and chocolate-fueled glory. Last year was my first year doing it, and I won. Hooray! But twelve months, three novels, two … Continue reading

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Happy laydown day, Rick Riordan!

So, there I was, minding my own business, when this guy shows up: Thanks for signing SON OF NEPTUNE stock, Rick Riordan! My niece is going to absolutely pee herself when she sees what I got her for Christmas. Plus, … Continue reading

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