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Notes from The Cloud Forest, Grumpy Gods, Cat Pix & the Secret to Happiness

    Near Monteverde, we stayed in a small windy cottage with a garden of tiny orchids, infested with burrowing Motmots. Seriously, they live in holes. Motmots look like someone has artistically brushed the silhouette of a bird in flight, … Continue reading

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Music, Bugs, Books, Travel and Cat Pix

I am writing this In a Costa Rican jungle where monkeys, scarlet macaws, and toucans are more plentiful than Internet signals.   This post will be a mix of travel blog and book news. I will tell you about one … Continue reading

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Feral Cats are the best

BUBBLE OFF PLUMB What do stories about ephemeral Martian settlers, fascinating dimensional rifts, Spanish-speaking hummingbirds, Loki’s children, WWII twins, hitchhiking swamp cats, a steam-punk octopus, Arkham card-games, using bad luck for fun and profit, demon home security systems, alternative criminal … Continue reading

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Cats READ – the best Anthologies of 2018

Oh, it’s been too long! Too long since I wrote about all the fabulous anthologies and onlines I’ve been fortunate enough to have been in! One of the best parts of being a writer is receiving and reading all these … Continue reading

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The Hamthology

  My story The Ham & Cheddar Coast is in The Hamthology! The Hamthology is a  Hamcentric anthology –  I’m a vegetarian, and I originally wrote the tale as The Cheddar Coast for Sally Short’s fabulous New Short Fiction series … Continue reading

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Alternative Theologies, Wars on Christmas, A Reading in Oakland & Cats

I am so thrilled to be in this fabulous anthology with, among others, Mike Resnick ( the man’s been nominated for 37 Hugo Awards—a record for writers—and won five times!)  and one of my heroines, Jane Yolen. I’ve been a fan … Continue reading

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News on Books, Birds, Audio & Resistance

Big news! Pandora’s Card Game will soon be available on audio. It’s read by the fabulous voice artist and actress Genevieve Sibayan Blood Prism, read by the inestimable Emily Emerson already is. So is Electric Detective, read by the very noir Christopher … Continue reading

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