quarantine blogging: all the links to things!

If you tuned into my Instagram reading this evening, you may be looking for links to things I mentioned tonight … The first issue of Fuckit: a zine, featuring “There are No Lost Worlds,” which I read tonight, along with some cool photos, odd essays, and poetry.  Stapled, for your punk rock aesthetic.  If you’reContinue reading “quarantine blogging: all the links to things!”

stuff Laura’s read recently

I think this blog may end up being all about reading for a while?  I’m doing a lot of that recently. I got my contributor’s copy of Translunar Travelers Lounge, and wow, gang.  This is a really strong batch of stories.  Like, I am chuffed to be included, here.  Every last one of them isContinue reading “stuff Laura’s read recently”

shameless other people promotion

The talented and charming Jason Kimble has a story out over on Cast of Wonders:  “If Only Kissing Made It So,” for your reading and/or listening pleasure.  The podcast version is read by Max Gladstone (yeah, I know, right?). The first lines, so not even a spoiler: This afternoon, the boy I’ve had a crushContinue reading “shameless other people promotion”

shameless other people promotion!

Hey, remember the Every Single Day Challenge back in June? Well, the founder of the Challenge, Karen Sorenson, put a poetry chapbook together for hers, and it’s on Etsy:  We Feed the Dead. For $7.50, you can buy and read this story told in poems … A series of poems following one woman’s attempt toContinue reading “shameless other people promotion!”

The unexpected sweetness of Sandman Slim

I’ve not made it a secret that one of the things that’s gotten me through the past six months of general “what in actual hell is going on?” has been catching up on Richard Kadrey’s Sandman Slim series via audiobooks in my car. I started reading these shortly after the first one came out–I checkedContinue reading “The unexpected sweetness of Sandman Slim”

Promotions, ahoy!

Jason Kimble has a story on Cast of Wonders today; you can listen to or read “Blood and Water.” And if you buy Seasonal Affective Disorder today, Karen Sorenson will donate $2 of the cost to Arts In the Armed Forces!  

shameless other people promotion, evil twin edition!

Jason Kimble has new stuff out! “Drowning Joys” in Aliterate.  It’s a romance.  After a fashion.  I keep prodding him for another story in this universe, so if you buy the book and read the story, you can also prod him for more.  Join me here in the fandom for this story! “Technically Magic,” in TransitionsContinue reading “shameless other people promotion, evil twin edition!”

stuff Laura’s read recently

I’m working my way through the ‘stories’ file in my Instapaper app, and these are really good: “And You Shall Know Her By the Trail of Dead”, by Brooke Bolander This is a whole bunch of my narrative kinks in one profanity-laden story.  No info dumps, complex relationships, chicks with guns … it’s up forContinue reading “stuff Laura’s read recently”

Randomnicity, mostly because my thoughts on the Hamilton soundtrack are pretty random right now

So what’s been going on in Laura-land … ? Thing the First Whelp, my lovely husband is blogging again, which is a joy.  His blog is a little bit of everything: writing samples, shameless other people promotion, personal stuff. Rants, probably, at some point. His most recent post is–hey!–a lot of random stuff. And just for the record,Continue reading “Randomnicity, mostly because my thoughts on the Hamilton soundtrack are pretty random right now”