The bulk order of paperbacks arrived today! Once I finish my happy dance, I’ll get to signing them and printing address labels for the people who’ve already placed orders. I might even send them out a little bit early as a thank you for the preorder.
I’ve been joking for years that if I ever ended up needing a CPAP mask, I’d incorporate it into a facehugger. Because obviously. Well, I was recently diagnosed with sleep apnia, and now have my own CPAP torture machine. Seriously, these things are awful and create as much discomfort as they prevent. So I may […]
I’m sitting here listening to Bauhaus and carving myself a custom pillow with a bigass kitchen knife. This is the kind of shit I do on a Friday night. Because I am a perfectly normal human worm baby who does totally normal things, just like everyone else. Why am I Frankensteining myself a new pillow? […]
I share with you now my latest Tinker Gnome Project: The MAPP Gas Pop Gun. Like most of my tinker projects, it’s impractical, voids every warranty within a hundred miles, and has just as much chance of hurting me as of providing entertainment. I originally stumbled across Al’s “Plasma” pop gun in a video on […]
Recently, there’s been a new uproar over Amazon authors who run BookBub promotions having their sales ranks stripped in response, sometimes within minutes. I’ve heard other reports that this happens with a lot of other legitimate promotions in addition to BookBub. Unlike many authors who’ve been (understandably) railing against the personal harm this has inflicted […]
My wife showed me a wonderful, though long, post by Krista D Ball about the trope of the Strong Female Character, how it goes wrong, and how that’s not necessarily what we need anymore. I agree with pretty much everything she wrote. I’ve never fully understood the obsession with making every single female character “strong”, […]