A Truant Disposition

"I must be idle."

If Wishes Were Spaceships! Released today!

Today! If Wishes Were Spaceships is released today! If you pre-ordered the ebook, then it’s already in your pocket. If you didn’t pre-order, grab your copy today! I’ve been doing little posts here about various aspects of the book, but today I have a guest post on author Mary Robinette Kowal’s blog, part of her My Favorite Bit series […]

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Holidays

This will probably be my last post of the year. I’m taking time off from writing fiction, though I have written some posts on other blogs. I’ve done two posts recently on The Usual Suspects, the group food blog I contribute to. I’ve not been as active there as last year, but hope to pick […]

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Autumn is a Season: Fall is a Verb

It can’t be the weather because we’re not (yet) having fall weather, but autumn is upon us and I am “Fall-ing” in all the usual ways…and also some unusual ways. I’ve got news, news, news! Writing news, blogging news, social network news, music news, and spacey news. (You knew I was spacey, right?) Writing: My usual […]

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The Group Food Blog has Launched!

We’ve been working behind the scenes to get the group food blog going and though not all the foodies/bloggers have joined the blog, it launched this weekend! I posted an essay on why I’m writing a vegetarian food blog even though I don’t consider myself vegetarian and Nancis posted a yummy soup recipe. I’ve been […]

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As Horatio said to Hamlet (and vice versa)

Some of you may wonder at the site’s name: “A Truant Disposition”. It doesn’t exactly roll trippingly off the tongue, yet the phrase comes from one of the best wordsmiths who’s ever lived, a guy who added a staggering number of words and phrases to the English language, many of which are still in common […]

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Beginning, Again

This blog began chaotically with a year’s worth of selected tweets (mine, not others—though that probably would’ve been more interesting). Looking back, my selection criteria seems to have been: poetic, whimsical and boring. Spelling, punctuation, and grammar go right out the window with the 140 character limitation of Twitter. Since I’m not very good at […]

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Can’t seem to concentrate on work so I’m cleaning out themes directory on blog, previewing themes. Pleasant work that requires little of me.

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Woke up this morning to find blog hacked. Restored it, contacted webhost who tracked down the hack, reported security issue to WordPress. 9:50 AM Note: blog software upgrade released shortly thereafter. NOW I’m going to shower, dress, make breakfast & do normal Saturday morning things. Hope eveyone’s day got off to a better start than […]

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