Morning Has Broken

If you’re anything like me, that will now be your earworm for the day. It could be worse. I was talking about opera over at the Otherwhere Gazette today, and how ‘Space Opera’ came to be first a pejorative, and later a term of acclaim.  Fat Ladies Singing Space...

Dionaea

I know I got a couple of questions about the name I chose for the villainess in Dragon Noir. For naming the fairies in the Pixie for Hire series, I used a loose system based a little bit on Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream. You know, Peaseblossom and Mustard Seed…...

Review: Girly Stuff

I ordinarily only review books on the blog, although I’ve done a few other things as well. Today, I’m doing something that’s odd for me – I’ve tried out a very girly thing. I’m wearing pretty fingernails. This isn’t the old-school acrylic talons, which I have attempted precisely once...

Dragon Noir is live!

See larger image Dragon Noir (Pixie for Hire Book 3) (Kindle Edition) By (author): Cedar Sanderson The pixie with the gun has come home to see his princess crowned a queen and live in peace. But nothing is ever easy for Lom. A gruesome discovery on his doorstep interrupts...

Review: Jim Butcher

I finished Dragon Noir, and ended the trilogy I’d begun writing almost 3 years ago now. Which mean I could finally finish reading a series I’ve really enjoyed. My mental voice is too close to these books to allow myself to read it, and thus flavor my writing, while...

Reading at the Table

Today’s Eat This While You Read That is up at Otherwhere Gazette. I made Brad Torgerson’s old family recipe and added a new one of my own to accompany it. I recommend Racers of the Night to read with this meal! See larger image Racers of the Night: Science...

Artists Have Layers

Like onions, or parfaits. I was thinking about this last night as I downloaded my camera for the first time since last week, and realized that as an artist, I sort of have a split personality. Or maybe it’s just that I’m a butterfly who won’t stay on one...