Archive for the ‘writing’ Category

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Authoring Update

Everything is good, which means everything is boring. I mean, too boring for me to describe to y’all here, or to my cousins or my hairdresser when they ask me how everything’s going. Who wants to hear “Hey, …

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Posted in cats, domestic, writing on 12/10/2009 12:09 pm

Friday, October 23, 2009

Win free books!

In celebration of HIspanic Heritage Month Dia de los Muertos, I’m hosting a book giveaway contest.

Look at these sexy titles:

Zumba by Beto Perez , Maggie Greenwood-Robinson
Evenings at the Argentine Club by Julia Amante

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Posted in contest, culture, writing on 10/23/2009 01:59 am

Monday, October 19, 2009


I’ve been working like crazy, trying to write decent stuff and not hacky stuff. Like every other fall and every other time I’m under deadline to write a book, I have a lot of good ideas for other projects …

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Posted in culture, Houston, work, writing on 10/19/2009 11:32 pm

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Here’s a YouTube for y’all YouTubers.

I’ve been super AWOL, busy at the day job and the night job, but guess what I have for y’all three people still checking this site:

An interview, of me, by author Alisa Valdes,

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Posted in interview, video, writing, youtube on 10/15/2009 12:01 am

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Where I Be

Hola, peeps. Have y’all missed me? If so, you should check out my Houston Chronicle blog, because I post a little more often over there.

Alternately, if you’ve been wondering how sexy, nasal, gravelly, or flat-aspect-y …

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Posted in pop culture, writing on 09/10/2009 11:39 am

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

now entering Hyper Lockdown Mode

I’m about to go into Super Hyper Overdrive Lockdown in order to meet my writing deadlines. What does that mean? It means that if I don’t answer your call, respond to your Facebook quiz, or …

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Posted in domestic, writing on 08/26/2009 12:02 am

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

I don’t know what Buddhist monks do, but maybe this is similar. (Or maybe it’s only Level 1 in their lifelong video game.)

Lately I’m starting to believe that all anger and all violence is rooted in hurt feelings and …

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Posted in knitting, psychobabble, writing on 08/12/2009 11:37 pm

Sunday, August 2, 2009

writing stuff

Right now I’m working on my third novel, which doesn’t have a title yet. It’s Saturday night and I’m writing the seventh or eight chapter, out of order, because I haven’t written Chapters 2 through 6 yet. But …

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Posted in culture, gluttony, Houston, married life, writing on 08/02/2009 04:06 am

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Houston is the fattest city in the United States because Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth if you’re not paying for the oats it eats.

Since my fiance and I started carpooling to work, I pushed my 8-hour …

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Posted in getting older, hating, Houston, venting, wedding stuff, writing on 03/24/2009 11:07 am

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Guess what? 25 Random Facts About Me!

because I have been inspired.

Now, all I have to do is think of 25 new things to tell y’all, apart from the stuff divulged in the 100 things meme I did back

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Posted in domestic, meme, parenting, psychobabble, vanity, venting, writing on 03/18/2009 10:58 pm