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Local Search Terms

Harold and I are in the car, when I notice a familiar name on a sign. Meg: Oh, that’s what *local business* is! I’ve been wondering who they are because they follow me on Twitter. I wonder how they found … Continue reading

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Adventures, Games, Harold

Sometimes it’s challenging to work in games and have a partner who also works in games. Sometimes the very idea of having two stable game jobs at two different studios in the same city seems completely insane, impossible and ridiculous. … Continue reading

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Surfer, Muppet, Gun, What?

My App Design 3 students are doing a math-heavy assignment, and as I explained what they were doing, I threw out a couple of Chinese  number handsigns, meant to emphasize that there were 6 sides on a die so 7 … Continue reading

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Still Life With Tardis

Harold is at my parents’ house, after driving up for a meeting and then getting caught into the snowstorm. I’m really glad he’s spending the night there, and not on the road in a blizzard, but it’s sad to be … Continue reading

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I Guess I Could Read The Walltext

I enjoy going to the museum with Harold — I like both Harold and art museums very much — but  we go off in opposite directions immediately. There is almost no overlap in our interests here. I wave him over … Continue reading

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Strophe and Antistrophe

There is a theme in the tragic Greek myths of repetition. Sisyphus pushing that stupid rock up that stupid hill, and Tantalus thinking that this time he’s really going to get a sip of water. And Prometheus, chained to the … Continue reading

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Not Intended For Children

Dear Chicago Public Library, This isn’t a children’s book. You are making a terrible mistake. Via Harold’s blog

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The Subway Bride

The Subway Bride is out! I’m really excited to share this one. You can read my story, and my amazing Southern author bio here.  I usually have a lot of trouble writing author bios, but not this time. The author … Continue reading

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Romantic?

Harold brought me flowers at work! I was in a meeting when he came by, so Harold left them with the receptionist, Dave. When I came out of the meeting, my whole office asked me what the occasion could be and … Continue reading

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Geek Girl Con Adventures

Short recap:  Geek Girl Con was an amazing group of female game developers, science fiction writers, and comic artists, all running into each other to say “I love your dress / hair / blog!” So great. Long recap:  I spoke … Continue reading

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#marriedintocomics (and horror)

This is me, having a lovely evening at the county fair with Harold, completely unaware that while I was thinking about funnel cakes, Harold was plotting a horror story set at the fair.

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Action Figures

My friend Tricia Lupien, who writes and draws the webcomic Swiftriver, has just done the cover for a new book, Action Figures: Issue 1 – Secret Origins (Volume 1) by Michael Bailey. Really proud of you, Tricia! (I just bought … Continue reading

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SPX

This weekend, Harold and I went to Small Press Expo in DC. Since I began spending time with Harold, I’ve realized that I am not really a comics fan, as much as I’m a person who enjoys good stories, and … Continue reading

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The Returned

A few nights ago, Harold asked me to go to a reading at Flyleaf with him, for a new novel called The Returned. I’d actually heard of this book before, but mentally translated “story in which the dead return” as … Continue reading

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Dim Sum House

The other day, Harold and I got talking about how great dim sum is, and when I sighed about how we just couldn’t squeeze Chinatown into our last New York trip, we turned to the internet to find North Carolina … Continue reading

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