News Bayou Arcana is due out in the UK shortly. I can’t find it in the U.S. but it is a “southern gothic” horror anthology that brings together an all female team of artists and all male team of writers…. more
Lawks, it’s been ages since I wrote one of these. Mainly because for the past two or so months, I’ve been in a romance reading, ennui funk. It hits me every few years but I think I’m almost over it… more
Dear Ms. MacDowell, When your book was offered to us for review, I was intrigued enough by the blurb to request a copy. When I received the book and started reading it, I wasn’t sure what had initially drawn me… more
News HarperCollins has sued Open Road Media for the publication of “Julie of the Wolves”. According to the petition, HarperCollins alleges that Open Road has willfully infringed on HC’s contract with Jean Craighead George which included the provision HC’s… more
Dear Ms. Long, I’ve been reading your books since I discovered Beauty and the Spy back in 2006. Beauty and the Spy is still on my keeper shelf, and three others of your books have since joined it: The Secret… more
I know I promised to do a piece on the history of Net Neutrality legislation and what is the current state of the governmental proposals. I still intend to do that within the next couple of weeks. Today, though, is… more
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