Labor Day signifies the "end" of summer in much of the US. A last hurrah, usually marked with a party doing outdoor, summery things a final time before settling down into the coziness of fall. (Unless you live in the southern US where it will be summer for at least another month, if not two.)… Continue reading The End of A Non-Existent Summer
Well, not technically yet, but autumn is just around the corner, and September just feels like fall, doesn't it? I mean, not in the southern US where it's still in the high 80s with 90% humidity every damn day, but the word certainly evokes something like steaming teacups and spooky creakings and cool breezes. Another… Continue reading Welcome, Fall & Korinniad Reviews
I've been reading a lot more the past few years, and I've created this new habit of getting involved with three or four books at a time, a sort of poly-bibliophile, so switching between books coupled with the fact I am a pretty slow reader (everyone gets a voice in my head, and if the… Continue reading A Short List of Happy Word-Related Things
Hola, Dear Reader, it has been too long. I took some time off from most of my work while my niece visited for two glorious weeks. We watched more movies that I do in a whole year, ate more junk food than I should in a lifetime, and had exactly as much fun as Covid… Continue reading General Update *Salutes*
A few things to celebrate: I won Camp NaNoWriMo! Another mostly-finished draft is done, and a future for Vacancy has been sealed. This series still needs a lot of work, but every day forward this month has been a massive step toward its publication date, and that feels amazing. I ended up topping out at… Continue reading Goodbye, July!
Matilda’s insisted on sticking out to him like a lime green umbrella in the gloom of a rainy autumn afternoon.
I've treated these guys like they're in progress for so long that it's hard to shift over to transformed.