I find out what sex the wee parasite is tomorrow. I don’t like people asking me if I prefer a boy or girl in general because to state a preference is to be disappointed if it isn’t fulfilled, and I can’t do anything about what kind of netherbits the kid has, you know? But what [...]
I’ve been reading Gabriel García Márquez’s memoir Living to Tell the Tale for months now, and I’m enjoying the feeling of being leisurely. Some books you tear through because you become so engrossed in the action and the characters; others you savor. García Márquez’s books have always fallen in the latter category for me. They’re [...]
I’m riding the third day of a cold, but I’m feeling pretty good, and not just because my last sinus rinse dislodged an impressive chunk of mucous. Over the last two days, while I’ve been lodged on the couch watching judge shows, I wrote an almost entirely new first chapter for Sliver of Light.
It’s not really a secret at this point (not that I have paparazzi chasing me to get a shot of the “bump” or anything), but I guess I should do a general “you might have heard” announcement: Yes, I have my own little parasite. Thus, my Comic-Con sketchbook theme this year. Tommy Kovac’s sketch [...]