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Middle, Holding Flowers: Homecoming with Hugo

Before anything else, I need to talk about my family. It was the last night of Worldcon. I’d retreated from the dead dog party in search of sleep. In order to travel home from Helsinki, I needed to wake up … Continue reading

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NPR Review: THE PEARL THIEF by Elizabeth Wein

My review of Elizabeth Wein’s The Pearl Thief — a prequel to her 2012 novel Code Name Verity — is up at NPR Books! I can’t remember who first told me about this on Twitter (was it you, Emily Wagner? I think … Continue reading

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Verified! A Play in One Acct.

I can hardly even believe this happened! For those of you unfamiliar with Twitter, that little blue checkmark next to my name is the coveted VERIFIED badge, confirming that “an account of public interest is authentic.” My account is of … Continue reading

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I don’t think you’re ready

…for this jelly. And not counting the pile by the sink, there are still two full buckets of apples to get through! Everything is apples! Beautiful fragrant delicious apples! Meanwhile the day is rainy and cool. Today is for tea … Continue reading

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My Apple Tree, My Brightness

I woke at 6:30 and worked until evening, alternating between academic stuff and being absorbed into Nisi Shawl’s Everfair, except for a blissful interlude with my sister and nephew. As the evening dipped into pink and gold, my mother exhorted me to Take a … Continue reading

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Landing Myself a Husband

A week from today, Stu and I will be celebrating our first anniversary as a married couple. We’ll be doing so apart: he’s still in Scotland, I’m still in Canada, as has been the case since January 2015. For much … Continue reading

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