Interview with Andy Weir, author of The Martian now up on The Maker Mom
When you fangirl in public, sometimes others hear! My friend Kim Moldofsky of TheMakerMom.com knew I was a big fan of the book The Martian and offered me the opportunity to interview author Andy Weir for her site. I was thrilled with the chance, and after some mayhem and mishaps of scheduling (which I’ll tell […]
Book Review: The Martian by Andy Weir
(from my Goodreads page. Please feel free to friend/follow me there. I love books and love to talk about them!) I LOVED THIS BOOK. I shall shout about it to anyone who cares to hear me. I listened to it in audiobook, over the course of about 4 days, which is very fast for a […]
Ursula Le Guin on writing
Great article/interview with Ursula Le Guin on Slate’s Book Review site.
Book Review – Diplomatic Immunity by Lois McMaster Bujold
From my Goodreads review (which can be found here.) I am still a hearty fan of the Vorkosigan Saga. Every book I’ve ready (via audiobook) has been a joy to read/listen to. I find myself making excuses to listen more. The dogs are very well walked and my dishes are quite clean now thanks in […]
This week’s Internet Ragestorm is about a really ridiculous Barbie book about computer programming (article also appears on gizmodo if you encounter issues) that includes Barbie “only creating the design ideas, ha ha” and “needing to get Steven and Brian to do the heavy lifting of programming.” And then accidentally cause she’s an idiot infecting hers […]
In Defense of Sparkle Science
I have an article up on the New York Times’ The Motherlode section called In Defense of Sparkle Science. Some of my daughter’s lip gloss and lip scrub experiments I’m thrilled with this piece as I’ve wanted to place something at The Motherlode for a while. If you are interested in the topic, please take […]
Blog train contribution!
Joining a blog train courtesy of Melissa Duclos, one of my many and numerous online writing friends, who in this day and age are as real as any of my in-person writing friends. The blog train’s purpose is to get writers (and publications in some cases!) talking about what we’re working on and our process […]
Now available for purchase – SNOW WHITE AND THE ASSASSIN’S GUILD! (Kindle only)
Now available for purchase – my short story SNOW WHITE AND THE ASSASSIN’S GUILD! I wrote this short story during a workshop I took with Mary Robinette Kowal called Writing on the Fast Track (I highly recommend the workshop! It was conducted via online google+ hangouts, small number of classmates, we did exercises and critiqued […]
COVER REVEAL! Snow White and the Assassin’s Guild
Check out my beautiful cover for my upcoming short story, SNOW WHITE AND THE ASSASSIN’S GUILD I’m so thrilled with the design, from Delilah Stephans Design. Absolutely beautiful. Thanks so much! Story goes on sale on Saturday, March 22, 2014.
High Tech Language Arts – 5th grade – Lesson summary
Taught a lesson about short-form storytelling in High Tech Language Arts class today for 5th graders. Included the inimitable John Wiswell‘s Alligators By Twitter story, which I became of fan of before it was even published, having been on the editing staff at Flash Fiction Online magazine since its inception. (caution: some curse words present. With John’s […]