Monthly Archives: February 2013

Happy Valentine’s Day!

As I have said before, I don’t have a holiday, but if I did, it would be this one. This world can be stressy and crazy and maddening at times, and one of the things that makes it not only … Continue reading

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Amazon’s Burning Bridges

Okay, I just wanted to use that title. Actually, what’s happened is that Amazon notified me that they are pulling “Bridges” from the Kindle store because of inappropriate content. I suspect this is because of the lovely but very erotic … Continue reading

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Audio Book Update

I have several audio books out kind of “in production,” but two of them are at the “waiting for the narrator to give me something” stage and the third is in the “wait for the narrator to show some actual … Continue reading

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Green Fairy – Behind the Scenes 6

The Moulin Rouge. It’s not quite its own character in the book; it doesn’t have enough of a presence for that. But I did do a lot of research into the setting and the time, and I even invented a … Continue reading

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My Ursa Major Recommendations

So as you guys know, I removed my stories from eligibility this year. That means I can recommend work I really enjoyed by other people. Here is my pick for novel, and the short fiction eligible from five authors you … Continue reading

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Marriage Equality and the Super Bowl

An interesting stat: Every year a state with a football team passed a marriage equality law, the subsequent Super Bowl was won by a team from a state with a newly-passed marriage equality law. In 2004, Massachusetts legalized same-sex marriage, … Continue reading

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Me and the 49ers

I did not grow up in the Bay Area, or even on the West Coast, but I did grow up, sort of, with Joe Montana. Not in a literal sense (though we ate in the same restaurant he was in … Continue reading

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Green Fairy – Behind the Scenes 4

Jean’s turn. Where to start with this noble asshole of a chamois? I almost had the reverse problem with him that I did with Sol: he was going to be immediately sympathetic by virtue of being the narrator of his … Continue reading

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