Category Archives: Rio

It seems like every morning around the time I’m dropping Q off at the baby sitter’s, one of the local radio stations is playing “Escape.” What’s “Escape?” You probably know it as “The Pina Colada Song.” It sounds like this: … Continue reading

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It’s not the fur. Even when it gets everywhere. Even when it won’t come off your favorite coat. Even when it makes you sneeze. It’s not how they bark at leaves, or chase the squirrels, or run after cars. It’s … Continue reading

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So apparently, I’ve been living under a rock. (Or a receiving blanket?) I just found out that Zombies vs. Unicorns was named a School Library Journal Best Book of 2010, was placed on the 2011 Tayshas Reading List, and won … Continue reading

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Some of you have asked how Rio is dealing with the arrival of our new First Mate. The answer is… she’s taking it out on me. The baby gets love and attention and little kisses on the scalp. Sailor Boy … Continue reading

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And Happy Canada Day to my readers in the Great White North (Hi, Tiff!)! I am enjoying my first of July tremendously. The weather broke here in Washington, so we’re getting some lovely warm (but not sweltering) sunny days with … Continue reading

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Yay, I found my camera cord! So now you can see what I’ve been up to recently. A little of this: And a lot of this: Note the Kindle. I’m not head over heels in love with it, but it … Continue reading

Posted in Austen, diversions, PAP, Rio, writing life 5 Comments

First off, the events. I’ve got some exciting new events in store to celebrate the release of RAMPANT, including one in New York City! (I will keep you updated on my Manhattan appearance and release the details when details are, … Continue reading

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So yesterday was kind of a disaster. Nothing major went wrong, it was just small annoyance after small annoyance that added up to me not even having a chance to sit down at my work until around 5 PM. SB … Continue reading

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This is Hayden. Also known as Bodie. Also known as who-knows-what someone once called him, or what his new parents will call him tomorrow when they come to pick him up. Hayden came to us on May 23rd. He was … Continue reading

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