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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