(Thanks for rescuing me. They were threatening to make me write romance novels as a form of punishment until I showed them one of my pen names and the Harlequin-esque novel. They hurriedly gave in to your demands and now I'm free.) Part of the issue today with aspects of science fiction is that some... Continue Reading →
Steady As She Goes
I had an epiphany today. Yes, I still have those, even at my ancient age of 36. No, senility has yet to strike. Wait, what are we talking about? Seriously, I was out mowing the lawn when I was struck by a thought. What if, an insidious voice whispered in my ear as everything else... Continue Reading →
The Evil Emperor, Captains Courageous and such dreams.
The Evil Emperor Mong, who leads otherwise angelic squaddies into vice, sloth, stupidity and inevitable disasters was at my ear a few minutes ago. "What is this applying yourself to the boring machine, while the sun shines after a week of rain? Go. Take up your shotgun and wander forth along the green brake. Or... Continue Reading →
Cross Genre – Everyone’s doing it!
(Note: I was away from the computer most of yesterday and didn't see that Rowena's post didn't go live. So I'm putting it up now and will be back to put up my own post around noon CST -- Amanda) This weekend I'm at the crime writers convention in Melbourne. SheKilda. This is run by... Continue Reading →