Women in Urban Fantasy, and Mistreatment Thereof

| March 29, 2012

I love urban fantasy. I have for years. I started out with Mercedes Lackey’s Diana Tregarde series, then discovered Laurell K. Hamilton’s Anita Blake books, and longed for more. For a long while, it just didn’t exist. Annnnnd then it boomed. Unfortunately, there’s a pattern in urban fantasy that I have a huge problem with […]

Okay…

| August 4, 2009

When I’m reading through romance author’s blogs on my Google Reader… nekkid baby pics is not what I want to see. Not that I have a problem with kids, but… um… when you’re also posting hunky dude pictures… no, just, no.

Okay, so…

| February 8, 2007

(cross-posted from the Livejournal) I had to do my annual bra-and-underwear shopping today. Usually I don’t do it more than once a year, because it is a pain in the fucking ass. But, things get old, cats and kittens shred them, gremlins steal them for transvestite parties… end result is: Nonny needs to buy more. […]

Multi-genre Authors + Pen Names = We Can’t Win

| February 2, 2007

I read a post earlier this morning on Romancing the Blog, Genre-Jumping Authors: Love ‘Em Or Leave ‘Em? Basically, whether or not readers like authors who write in multiple sub/genres or not. The comments, to be frank, fucking disturbed me. Several people said outright that if an author they considered “auto-buy” deviated from her norm […]

So much for compulsively Googling myself…

| January 9, 2007

Yeah, I know everyone says you shouldn’t Google yourself for book reviews. (Though I have to wonder how many of those people actually follow their own advice. ^_^) I don’t do it that often, myself. Maybe once every couple of weeks or so. But there seems to be a rule that if a new review […]