Daily Archives: May 24, 2012
The Slowly Disintegrating Tree
Posted on May 24, 2012 36 Comments
One of the two Bradford pear trees in our front yard has been slowly falling apart since a chunk of it was blown down by the remnants of Hurricane Ike that blew through here a few years back. Another chunk of it fell down today, and it must have been ready to fall. It was […]
Redshirts Tour Chicago Area Stop: Please Register!
Posted on May 24, 2012 6 Comments
Folks, if you were planning to come see me on the Redshirts Tour Chicago Area stop (it’ll be at the Indian Trails Public Library in Wheeling, IL), you should know that it’s a free event but that you’ll need to register, so they have some idea of how many people are going to show up. […]
The Redshirts Fan Art Contest Finalists: Vote For Your Favorite!
Posted on May 24, 2012 51 Comments
UPDATE: POLL IS CLOSED. I’ve finally had a chance to look at the entries for the Redshirts Fan Art contest, and holy crap, there was some magnificent stuff in there. It was difficult to narrow it down to a final five entries for you folks here to vote on. But narrow it down I and […]
The Big Idea: Catherine Lundoff
Posted on May 24, 2012 28 Comments
For the big idea in her novel Silver Moon, author Catherine Lundoff looks at lycanthropy in the context of a “coming of age” story. What makes it unusual? Which age the protagonist of the story is coming into. CATHERINE LUNDOFF: Women have always been monsters. From Lilith to Carmilla to the femme fatales of the […]
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