Two New Books and an Event

Do you all know about Mary’s Monster (by Lita Judge) and The Hazel Wood (by Melissa Albert), both set to release on Tuesday? If you’re in the Boston area, both authors have events this week. Lita Judge will be at Porter Square Books on Saturday (Feburary 3, 3pm) and I’m hosting Melissa Albert’s event at… Read more »

Just sharing a few signs from today’s Women’s March in Cambridge, Massachusetts…

“If we’re going to vanquish Voldemort, we need more Hermiones” “Trans inclusive feminism always!” “The real shithole” “The future is intersectional” The glass ceiling won’t shatter itself; This is my resisting bitch face” “Make America respectable again” “It doesn’t need to be rape to ruin your life, and it doesn’t need to ruin your life… Read more »

How I Got the Doctor Who News

Last week, I was by myself in Vermont, trying to make progress on the new book I’m writing. I had no cell or Internet access, except when I drove into town, which I didn’t do very often. Here’s a view of the meadow I could see as I wrote. One day, I drove into town… Read more »

Monday Randutiae

A few links for your Monday… Jon Almeda at Almeda Pottery makes the teeniest, tiniest stuff on his teeny potter’s wheel. Here’s his Instagram. Ack! So beautiful. (Thanks Alison!) ETA: Here’s a gorgeous collection of pictures at Bored Panda. In a similar vein, Althea Crome at Bugknits knits with needles sometimes practically as thin as… Read more »

Rainy Tuesday Randutiae

Apologies for the broken link in my dresses post from May 5… the link was working for a while, then it broke, and I can’t for the life of me find that page anymore. Agh! Here’s a slideshow of dresses from the Met Gala, from another source entirely. From NPR, Here’s What People Are Saying… Read more »

Links Before Leaving

I have a to-do list the length of, um, something long (why did I set myself up to have to take time to think up a clever metaphor?) so this will be quick, but — I’m reading a very funny book. It’s called Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School: Book the First) and is by Gail… Read more »