Okay, confession: these treats are recycled. We’re in the middle of getting ready to move and I don’t have time to run to Target and pick up new bags of candy make new content. But these old treats are still yummy, I promise! Here’s me last year doing a Halloween live reading of … More Happy Halloween! I Brought Treats!
It’s finally here! I still need to clean up our front walk and string up a giant yarn spider web on the front porch before popping out to pick up some last minute ingredients for Matt’s Halloween menu. Then it’ll be time to slaughter some pumpkins and kick off our festivities. Here’s wishing everyone a … More Happy Halloween! Here are some link treats.
This is a post to loosen the gears and prime the writing pump. I haven’t written anything since Thursday, unless you count blogging about the book giveaway contest (still going on, by the way, so be sure to enter!). I did pretty well growing my word count on Ghost of a Chance last week, almost … More It’s Halloween week and Nano prep week and there is so much to do.
One of our favorite things to watch this time of year is the “Hilloween” episode of King of the Hill. In this episode, traditional Halloween-related activities come under assault from hyper-conservative religious (and litigious) types who assert that Halloween is a satanic holiday. Soon, satanic panic pervades the whole town and Halloween is called off … More How the Satanic Panic Almost Ruined Halloween
After a full week on the new PCOS-friendly diet (no gluten, no dairy, mostly low-glycemic carbs), I can report that all week long I was more energetic and more clear-headed. I was also less moody (which, considering it was a PMS week, is really saying a lot), and by the end of the week I … More PCOS diet update, Halloween craft explosion, TV ramblings & other blather
This was kind of a stressful week on the work side. Let’s perk up and celebrate the weekend with a highway sing-along: My plans for the next two days involve lots of yarn, Halloween crafts and putting up the decorations. Today will also be my last hurrah enjoying carbs and cheese as I eat up … More It’s Saturday! Let’s all sing for joy.
It’s the first day of fall! Hooray! To celebrate, here’s a free story to help get you in the mood for the Halloween season. Snack Machine You think strange thoughts sometimes when you work the night shift. Coming home in the dark late at night, it’s easy to imagine that something in the … More Free Story: Snack Machine
Happy costumes and free candy day, folks! In lieu of candy*, I’m still giving away free e-copies of my paranormal fantasy novel, Restless Spirits. This Halloween promotion ends at 11:59 PM PST tonight, so get it while it’s still free. *Only on the Internet, not at my door, because I do not want my house … More Happy Halloween! (Other Writer Wednesday Open Thread)
Reminder! Speaking of restless spirits, today is the last chance to snag your FREE copy of my novel, Restless Spirits, on Smashwords. Coupon code FU23M expires at midnight! For the first two years of our marriage, Matt and I rented out the upstairs of my mom’s house. At the time, my mom basically ran a … More Spooky Encounters #3: Strange Things Afoot at the Cousins House
This week I’m hosting my last IWU blog tour guest until NaNoWriMo is out of the way. As appropriate for Halloween, my guest this week is indie horror novelist Todd Russell, author of Fresh Flesh, the first entry in his Fresh series.