Tag Archives: Harold

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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The Vicar’s Wife

The Vicar’s Wife, an upcoming novel by Katherine Swartz, tells two stories, both set in the same vicarage in the rural village of Goswell, but eighty years apart. One story is about Alice, who leaves Cambridge — one of my … Continue reading

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Nightswimming

Harold and I live in a lovely, classic apartment building, with a small, rounded pool just outside our door. He goes to swim at lunch every day, and sometimes I go to the pool just to put my feet in the … Continue reading

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Traffic Circle of Hell

Now there’s a roundabout on my way to work. I’ve been working offsite for a couple weeks, driving to Raleigh, and while I loved the school, I’ll admit to looking out at the 40 traffic sometimes and feeling like a … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Rivals

Harold and I were reading in the coffeeshop when he came across this little feature on “Star Trek: Rivals” in Star Trek magazine. We were so thrilled to see it!  We’ve been writing social content for the game for a … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Variant Covers

  Via New Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Cover | The Mary Sue, thanks to Limadean. Sometimes I’m baffled by the variant-covers thing in comics. I asked Harold about this. It’s the same story, right? Just with a new picture … Continue reading

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