Monthly Archives: August 2013

Baseball and Geekdom – Awesome combination

How amazing and wonderful is this? Labor Day weekend is traditionally Dragon*Con weekend in Atlanta. It’s a huge, utterly wonderful science fiction, fantasy, gaming, and costume convention that sprawls over three or four downtown hotels with lots of programming, gaming and … Continue reading

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Barbara Mertz, aka Barbara Michaels and Elizabeth Peters, has died

This breaks my heart: http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/barbara-mertz-writer-better-known-as-barbara-michaels-and-elizabeth-peters-dies-at-85/2013/08/08/e92bb442-004b-11e3-9a3e-916de805f65d_story.html Her books are among my very favorites, and she’s been one of the biggest influences on my own writing. Ammie, Come Home, written under the Barbara Michaels pseudonym, is still one of the scariest novels I’ve … Continue reading

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