Category Archives: things I thunk

General updatery

It’s that time again. I’m good at the once-a-month appearances, aren’t I?  😉 On the personal front, I haven’t much to report, except that I feel I’ve seen this road before. We’re contemplating moving yet again, to be closer to … Continue reading

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Spam laureate

I get a great deal of spam on this site. But it isn’t all wasted. If you sift random sentences from the muck, there’s a strange, found-art beauty to the phrases: Chinese cinema big-shot, environmental immunity enthusiasts launched out of … Continue reading

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Multum non multa

The adage might be ‘do much of one thing, not many things,’ but unfortunately I am firmly in ‘multa’ mode at the moment and have many small items of news to report. Item the first: I have finished an iteration … Continue reading

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Fluctuat nec mergitur

I’m not dead, I swear. I don’t pass through doors and my waistline is demonstrably solid. I have however dropped off the face of the internet, and for good reason. Moving house is bad enough; moving continents and cultures is … Continue reading

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A long-expected (goodbye) party

I’ve been putting off this post for a while. First of all, I wanted to be sure it was happening. Then, I wasn’t quite sure how to announce the news. Finally, I had to face up to the fact that … Continue reading

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Ursula – crossposted

A while ago, I had the honour of participating in a celebration of Women’s History Month over on Gillian Polack’s blog. I’ve now crossposted the entry here along with my other collected blatherings. For what is a journal without blather? Speaking … Continue reading

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She waits

The title of this entry comes from a post-it note written to myself at about 11:30 pm last night, after getting out of the shower. I don’t know about you other writing folks, but I often work out plot points … Continue reading

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Melded up on SF Signal

I had the pleasure lately of participating in one of SF Signal’s ‘Mind Melds’ – if you are one of the unitiated, as I was before this experience, that means a cross-section of the SFF community contributing views on a … Continue reading

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Writing habits and processes with Nicole Murphy

Lately, I’ve had the pleasure of contributing to Nicole Murphy’s regular blog feature, discussing different writers’ habits and processes. It’s fun, because I don’t think I would have answered these questions the same way a couple of years ago… I’m … Continue reading

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Guest post for Women’s History Month

  Here it is – the guest post for Gillian Polack’s Women’s History Month series. I enjoyed writing that one. I love Ursula le Guin, as the French say – a little bit, a lot, passionately, to the point of … Continue reading

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