A Meerkat Rants: sexuality, gender, and getting out from under the bullshit

(the following Rant has been modified for Adult Language from the original, but it hasn’t been defanged entirely, and contains blunt talk about impolite things.  Proceed at your own risk) — Happy Pride Month! I’ve only recently encountered the subgroup … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands, Part 26: Naxos Museum

Join Thor and me as we tour the ancient treasures on display in the Archaeological Museum of Naxos. NOTE: Since our recent trip to Greece to research more settings for my novel-in-progress, THE ARIADNE DISCONNECT, Thor and I knew we … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer: Farewell to Vonda N. McIntyre

A lovely sendoff for our beloved friend and acclaimed novelist Vonda McIntyre at her memorial service yesterday near Magnuson Park in Seattle. All of us at Book View Cafe, the author-owned publishing coop co-founded by Vonda, Ursula K. LeGuin, and … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands, Part 25: Naxos and the Ancient Portara

Join Thor and me as we arrive by ferry on Naxos, home of the god Dionysos and his mortal bride Ariadne. NOTE: Since our recent trip to Greece to research more settings for my novel-in-progress, THE ARIADNE DISCONNECT, Thor and … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer: Baby Boomers Trapped in Old Age Suits

NOTE: I’ll resume my Greek island explorations next Saturday. Stay tuned for Naxos, home of Dionysos and Ariadne! Meanwhile, I’ll be undergoing a second hip procedure that may or may not help me pull on my hiking boots and hit … Continue reading

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A STRANGE THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE BESTSELLER LIST

Last weekend, Memorial Day 2019, I was unable to attend MisCon in Missoula, Montana. But I was there by proxy, represented by numerous friends, colleagues, and B-Cubed Press. The publisher of B-Cubed is my co-author, co-editor, and best friend Bob … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Explores More Greek Islands, Part 24: Farewell to Kos

Thor and I bid a wistful farewell to this magical island of healing, but vow to return. NOTE: Since our recent trip to Greece to research more settings for my novel-in-progress, THE ARIADNE DISCONNECT, Thor and I knew we had … Continue reading

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