Category Archive: Writing

PB&J Together at Last

So this happened: My amazing friend and critique partner, Jess Silva, came to visit me in Arizona! Two awesome days of giggles, baking (the most delicious snickerdoodles of all time, peanut butter and… Continue reading

December Kat-Crits, with special awesome for NaNo Winners

How is it December already? Seriously guys. This year is ZOOMING by. Although I bet part of my shock is living in the desert. Sure, it’s December–but it’s also still over 75 degrees… Continue reading

November: NaNo, Kat-Crits, and Sandy

How they hey is it already November, guys? Seriously? I’ve gotta get my pie-pumpkins roasted so I can start cooking! Anyone else thrown for a loop by how quickly time is flowing by?… Continue reading

Kat-Crits Open for October

Doing a little less than last month as I’m in Paris, and I don’t want you guys waiting too long for your critiques! If you’re curious about what exactly I offer or pricing,… Continue reading

Adventures in Denver

So, last weekend (Aug 24th-26th) I went to Denver. In case you hadn’t heard, the Nelson Literary Agency just celebrated its 10th anniversary, so I went up to the mile-high city to meet… Continue reading

Kat-Crits Open for September!

Hey friends and neighbors. I hope you had a productive summer full of writerly awesome! I’m all moved back into the States and life has, for the most part, calmed down. (Although the… Continue reading

Quick Notices!

First of all, there really, really, really will be a contest happening soon, involving paper, and birds, and Skylark…now that I’ve gotten over oohing and ahhing over my nephew to set everything up.… Continue reading

Something Strange and Delicious: Garlic-Buttery Biscuits

Here it is folks: the last Something Strange and Delicious recipe. As of this posting, there’s still another 36-ish hours to enter! You can win a hardcover copy of the amazingly creepy and… Continue reading

Something Strange and Delicious: Ginger Tofu Fah and Candied Ginger for Jie

The Something Strange and Delicious dessert I made for Jie is just like Jie herself: smooth, cool, and with a tight kick at the end. Jie is pretty much the muscle behind the… Continue reading

Something Strange and Delicious: Spicy Chocolate Croissants for Eleanor

Today’s Something Strange and Delicious adventure was, well, adventurous. When I asked the fab Sooz several weeks ago what Eleanor’s, the heroine of Something Strange and Deadly, favorite dessert would be, she answered… Continue reading