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TICKER now available for preorder!

According to the Bazalgate Evening Gazette, you can now trade your hard-earned coin for a copy of a most excellent steampunk adventure by a Young Adult Author Of Good Reputation (and Impeccable Taste in Corsetry.) Step this way, if you please.


April 17, 2014 0

Emerald City Comicon!

Hear ye! Hear ye! I will be appearing at this event (held at the Washington State Convention Center in beautiful downtown Seattle) on Friday, March 28th. As of this moment, I am scheduled to appear: 11:00 AM Writing Dialogue that Works John Scalzi, Kiri Callaghan, Lisa Mantchev, Ren Cummins 6:00 PM Writing for Young Adult…
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March 5, 2014 0

Frozen Thoughts

I found this on Tumblr: And I love this idea. So I’ll go you one better… SPOOOOOOILERS, ahoy! . . . . . . . . . In my head, Rapunzel’s mother, the Queen of Corona, also had the ice magic. But then she got pregnant, then sick, and she drank the potion from the…
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January 16, 2014 0

We Go Together

“If you can’t be an athlete… be an athletic supporter.” That’s my favorite line from Grease, and as funny as it is, there’s a note of truth in it. It’s a given that if you’re a writer, you’re also a reader. A lot of readers would like to be published writers. And in the meantime,…
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December 17, 2013 0

FaerieCon West

The appearances page has been updated! I will be appearing on programming at FaerieCon West, February 21-23 at the SeaTac Doubletree along with such talents as Charles Vess, Charles de Lint, Stephanie Pui-Mun Law, and Julie Kagawa. Tap your inner fairy, locate your wings, add some glitter, and join us!


December 13, 2013 0

Mechanical Omphaloskepsis

om·pha·lo·skep·sis. noun \ˌäm(p)-fə-lō-ˈskep-səs\ : contemplation of one’s navel as an aid to meditation; also : navel-gazing # The title of this entry is a tag that I first started using on LiveJournal. From an entry dated May 28, 2008: My dear friend Sunil Sebastian suggested someone in the new novel have a bionic navel. To…
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December 4, 2013 0