That was the epic Patrick Rothfuss. He's a wise dude. For me, it's books. and my dogs and my sometimes-babies. Whose pictures I won't put up to recognize the rights of their bio-moms. But here are cute babies: For FiestyPants and Me, it's bags: For FiestyPants, it's princesses and her utter certainty (verified by me)… Continue reading “Anything mysterious that you love beyond reason is a kind of magic.”
Check out my new post at IndieScribblers. Also, this was basically my night, not just my future melt down. Mostly because, maybe, probably, we'll see today, I'll have a new baby placed with me for fostering. There are two on the table--one of them is legally free and adoptable. If I disappear for a while,… Continue reading Want to learn more about Amanda’s writing process and her choosing an editor?
My book, These Lying Eyes, I wrote for my 13-year-old self who found a refuge in books. In particular, I found solace in The Blue Sword by Robin McKinley and the Lionness Quartet by Tamora Pierce. Can I ever be grateful enough to those writers? Is it possible for them to know what they did for me? I… Continue reading Why I write…
Did anyone else end the evening with both hands next to their face with long, tangled, scream? Rather like this? Oh...was that just me? What might you ask drove me to this? The fiery descent into hell caused by taking two toddlers to the WIC offices as though the WIC bureaucracy is better able to guide my… Continue reading WIC, I hate your face.