Posted by on Jul 15, 2014 in Blog, clockwork dagger, public speaking, whimsy | Comments Off on Two-fer-Tuesday

I’m over at Sara Dobie Bauer’s site with an interview all about The Clockwork Dagger. She’ll have a review of the book up on Thursday! Eep!

Clockwork Dagger

You can also find me at J. Kathleen Cheney’s blog where I discuss the joys of grammatical goofs.

On that subject, Weird Al’s new video has brought me much happiness on a morning where my allergies are doing unkind things to my body. Thanks for the distraction, Al. <3

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A bit of wit while I’m away at Comicon

Posted by on Jun 6, 2014 in Blog, whimsy | Comments Off on A bit of wit while I’m away at Comicon

No matter what genre you write, the first draft is always horror.

Grab the image and feel free to post it on your blog, Tumblr, Pinterest board, etc. No need to ask.

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ARCs! Holy Taco Church!

Posted by on Jun 3, 2014 in Blog, Bready or Not, clockwork dagger, cookies, holy taco church, publication process, whimsy | Comments Off on ARCs! Holy Taco Church!

When an author gets copies of the book she has yearned to hold her entire life, it’s only right the book first be offered to the cat.

Porom with books

Porom the Cat, who would much rather nibble on my toes than pose for a photo op.

Then the book must be read to Big Blue, because that’s the kind of thing monsters demand.

Reading to Big Blue

Reading time for a Dragon Quest Slime.

The books were also loved, hugged, and named George.

I just have the four copies for now, and no, I haven’t decided what to do as far as contests or anything. These decisions are HARD, man.

In other news!

I’m a High Priestess of Churromancy in the Holy Taco Church. (I know, I know, you’re thinking, “Well, duh.”) But this is a Real Thing. It’s a whole bunch of awesome writers congregating to talk food and liquor and happy thoughts. To name drop, our Tacopope is Kevin Hearne and other members include Chuck Wendig, Jaye Wells, Diana Rowland, and Vicki Pettersen.

My first offering is up today: Churro Shortbread.


Yes, that’s a caduceus made of a churro and two tacos.

And because I’m hardcore, I created my own holy symbol.

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