Category Archives: SB

Wow, guys. Pray you don’t get this thing, whatever it is. It’s VIOLENT. I’ve been sick for a whole month now, and every time I think it’s letting up, I relapse. As such, I’ve not been much with the getting … Continue reading

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Are you reading the ongoing discussion about Rites of Spring (Break)? If not, you’re missing the debate about: Who was Poe’s tap? What actor should be cast in the movie/TV version of the books? What kind of underwear do the … Continue reading

Posted in Rio, SB, series, spoiler thread, SSG 7 Comments

The winners of yesterday’s JESSICA Z Giveaway are: Leslie of and Maureen McGowan You know the drill! In passing, if you are one of the winners of previous days’ giveaways and you do not contact me by Monday, I’ll … Continue reading

Posted in bookaholic, chick lit, giveaway winners, giveaways, other writers, SB, Scott, series 24 Comments

So it’s been a week of highs and lows Chez Diana. Low: We didn’t get the house we offered for. High: Booksigning! Low: Another house we were interested in went into contract before we found out about not getting the … Continue reading

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There’s always so much to do when you get home from a vacation. Like, unpack, and then look around in dismay at all the stuff (mail, email, bills, work, laundry — and seriously, there was more laundry, which makes me … Continue reading

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One of the really nice things about WordPress* is that I can write blog posts in advance and them schedule them to appear, so on days when I can’t check in — not even to change something from “draft” to … Continue reading

Posted in ROSB, SB, unicorns, writing life 10 Comments

Some interesting reads out there in blog-land: The prolific and always candid Lauren Baratz-Logsted discusses writing in multiple genres, and the various mythologies about that. Scott William Carter, a debut author whose website I just discovered yesterday, talks about the … Continue reading

Posted in diversions, other writers, SB, writing industry, writing life 9 Comments

The Time: New Year’s Eve, 2007.The Place: Washington D.C.The Cast of Characters: Diana, Sailor Boy, and Five of their Closest FriendsThe Event: It’s a Mad, Mad, Masquerade Ball, presented by Scythian, at the Carnegie Library. Diana took a break from … Continue reading

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So after posting about parapets yesterday, I had that Decembrist song “Infanta” in my head all day. “And all across the parapets a multitude of coronets…” Grrr… not exactly the music I was looking for. Though I do love that … Continue reading

Posted in diversions, Oceania, SB 9 Comments

Sailor Boy is on Reading Week right now, which means his natural proclivity for night-owlness is given free rein, owing to the fact that he no longer has to be awake for morning classes. As my schedule is, similarly, not … Continue reading

Posted in diversions, food, SB, writing life 13 Comments