Rest in Peace, Tiffany Moyer

A classmate of Athena’s, Tiffany Moyer, passed away over the weekend. The kids in her class found out about it today. It was a rough day here. If you could find a little time to wish peace to… Read More

The Funniest Watchmen-Related Photo of the Day (SPOILERS)

Via the ever-awesome Doselle Young and his iPhone. Due to the photo’s spoilerrific qualities, it’s behind the cut. If you’re reading this via RSS feed and haven’t seen Watchmen yet, well, I guess you should avert your eyes… Read More

Today’s Simple Answer to An Incredibly Complex Question

Yeah, I’m going to go with “really, NO” on this one. If you want to try to convince me otherwise, be my guest. (Context: The CNN story the above headline is clipped from)

I Had Nothing to Do With It, I Swear

LiveJournal seems to be down at the moment. I found out about it, naturally enough, by people on Twitter accusing me of killing it with my rage. Which, while amusing, vastly overstates my influence and/or telekinetic powers. Sorry…. Read More

Open Window Weather

Zeus the cat is passionately interested in what the birds have to say to him through the open window, and would like to subscribe to their newsletter. Or eat them. Either way. He’s not picky. In other news,… Read More

BigIdeaAuthors.com Icons and Diversity Statement

You might recall that when we announced BigIdeaAuthors.com we used the above illustration of an author as our icon. What you don’t know is that we have some other icons as well, designed to reflect the fact that… Read More

For Authors: Blurb Solicitation Reminders

Since it’s happened a few times in the last week, a plea to authors wanting to ask me about blurbing your work: DON’T. Instead, please please please read my blurbing solicitation policy here (scroll down), for the correct… Read More

Quick Watchmen Review

It was fine. It would have been even better, and possibly excellent, if someone had lopped 20 minutes from it. It wouldn’t have been difficult, since Zack Snyder let quite a few scenes drag a beat (or two,… Read More