GAHHHH LOOK AWAY! TIS THE SLOUGH OF DESPOND!
Remember 5 Full Plates? It was this theoretically great idea I had (key word: theoretically), where I would band with four of my dearest blog-inclined friends, and we would challenge each other and improve our lives and find corners of time in which we might care [...]
I’m about half-way through the delicious Georgia Bottoms, a brand new novel by the irreplaceable Mark Childress, and I can hardly wait to get back to it. If you’ve read Childress before, you know what to expect—his signature rich humor infesting a story that explores the vagarities of the human heart. If you haven’t [...]
Can I chakram that mucus for you, ma’am?
There was this stomach flu thing that made its way through Georgia and then my family, and I think in the wake of it, my much pampered, zinc-infested, Airborne-sucking, Echinacea-fused bloodstream FAILED me, and it let the flu in. I am DYING of mucus and my [...]
There’s a story I tell aboutgods in Alabama whenever people ask me how much input we writers have into our book covers. gods was my first novel, and my then editor, Caryn, called me and said, “So the cover meeting is tomorrow. I wanted to get your input…”
I did not realize this was a [...]
The RNG has spoken, Congrats to Lindsey who, on February 7th, 2011 at 8:18 pm said “Wow! The story behind the two of you and this book is so amazing. I remember when Marianne Mancusi’s house burnt down, and it was so neat to see everyone pitch in for her. Congrats on the book!”
So yesterday, beautiful Maisy who is about to be barely 9 had her first cat fight. Over a boy. Ohhhh ye gods and little fishes.
There’s a fifteen minute window between her car pool time and her brother’s, and she spends it in study hall. Yesterday, she came trailing out to the [...]
This might well be an Off Ox. Lord knows It is big enough. Do Off Oxens read?
So in my blog entry over at The Lipstick Chronicles, I said I didn’t know someone from Adam’s Off Ox. Someone asked what an off ox was, and I said:
If you are plowing with TWO oxes [...]
That’s my official GO RED T Shirt—it has a silver spangley red dress outlined on it and is cut for girls. This pic is a link to the GO RED store where you can get this shirt and other goodies and raise money and awareness and maybe a few boy-pulses because it is a [...]