It appears this is a long weekend. I know this because instead of zooming yesterday, my kids made bath bombs, facial scrub, lotion, and glitter aloe from a kit somebody gave Frances on her birthday. Then we had a salon. Clem rubbed my feet and then I rubbed hers and life can’t get much sweeter. … Read more
Now that I’m finally making some money, I was quickly told by my accountant that I needed to form a company, and that she needed to be my manager for 5% of my income. I know lots of people who do this. They don’t want to bother with all the nonsense in navigating that the … Read more
My mom died about two months ago. We were very close, though since moving to Los Angeles four years ago, I didn’t see her as often as I had before. She’s also been very sick for a long time. So it was both expected, and not expected at all, given she seemed to always rally, … Read more
I was watching Paranormal Activity last night, for the first time since it was released. It still scared me, and is one of the few movies that does so. I watched with my eight-year-old, and maybe I should add that you shouldn’t judge. But maybe you should? I don’t know. She’s fine with it. At … Read more
Much to write, and it’s all coming soon. In the mean time, take care.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2009 I blogged about them on Fresh Fiction.com today. Be one of the first to comment, and win!
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2009 I’ve been gorging on young adult novels this summer, researching a pet project. I never read YA as a kid, and had no idea how fantastic and thriving a genre it is. Many of the books listed below are darker than mainstream adult fiction, and they’re all a heckofa lot smarter. … Read more
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2009 I learned today that 10-20 hours before an earthquake, cell phones, radio, and television reception are all intermittently interrupted. Also, one of the guys who tried to kill Rasputin was dressed as a girl by his mother until his early teens. Can you say, “Sleepaway Camp”?
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 08, 2009 From September’s Locus: “Sarah Langan is one of the bright new hopes of horror– an intelligent, literary, ambitious author capable of scaring the ever-loving crap out of her readers.”– Tim Pratt
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 02, 2009 I know as a writer I’m supposed to blog about writing, but sometimes life on the outside is interesting, too. The above titled article in this month’s Atlantic Monthly reminded me, despite its anecdotal, painfully weepy human-interest title, of why the Atlantic is so good. It gives an excellent analysis of … Read more