random real-life stuff with bonus art!

It’s been a busy month and a half around here, and I am tired.  Like, bone-deep, twelve hours of sleep might start chipping away at the sleep debt, way done with everything kind of tired.  But it’s all been in service to the greater good, and it’s not like I’m not always exhausted from March to theContinue reading “random real-life stuff with bonus art!”

State of the Laura: shameless self-promotion edition

All right, on October 1 it goes into the archives, so here’s my last bit of shameless-self-promotion for “The Curator’s Job” … A curator who has lost quite a unique … um … item, girl adventurers, a witch, Victorian-era gangsters, and, to top it all off, a big old-fashioned free-for-all brawl. YOU KNOW YOU WANTContinue reading “State of the Laura: shameless self-promotion edition”

“The Curator’s Job” is live!

All right, y’all, my long short story, “The Curator’s Job,” is up at GigaNotoSaurus! This is another story about Corwyn and Gwen Teachout, lady adventurers for hire … except it’s rather early in their career. [1] Here, I’ll give you a teaser quote:   “I think if you want to see her stop playing and kill youContinue reading ““The Curator’s Job” is live!”

shameless husband promotion

So my Lovely Husband–the guy who made my awesome goggles?–has been making all sorts of cool stuff off and on for a while now, and he’s finally looking into selling some of his stuff. Specifically, he’s selling these: (We like our jewelry to have a story, ’round here.) It’s just these for now, but heContinue reading “shameless husband promotion”

My Christmas present from 2010, let me show you it.

So I have a husband. He’s a good husband–he cooks! He vacuums! He’s smart and cool and makes me laugh, and I think he’s pretty cute. We’ve been together for 22 years, so basically my entire adult life I’ve been attached, in one way or another, to this particular goofball (who is currently sitting onContinue reading “My Christmas present from 2010, let me show you it.”