• Book cover: blue image on a white background of what look like jellyfish with helical, DNA-like trailing tentacles. Title in blue, "The Exile Waiting." Au thor name in black "Vonda N McIntyre" Handheld Book Club—Vonda McIntyre’s The Exile Waiting, Tues. 6 Oct 11:30 -12:30 PST - Are you a fan of Vonda McIntyre's science fiction? Or do you want to know why so many people are? Then please join me, Una McCormack, and Kate Macdonald on Tuesday to talk about Vonda McIntyre's The Exile Waiting.
  • Flowers, cats, birds and bees [photos, video] - This year's deck flowers were more of a experiment than usual, plus we had a lot more sun than we're used to and in a different rhythm. The result? A garden full of colour, scent, dogfighting hummingbirds, bees, and a cat.
  • Slow River is 25 - Slow River is 25. It won awards (Nebula, Lambda Literary etc.), garnered some interesting reviews, and formed a big part of my personal and professional life in SF.
  • Kitten Report #15: Einstein Houdini Ferociraptors - Charlie and George now team-hunt, and the are a brilliant escape-artiste duo.
  • A garden of flowers and lawn viewed from inside a house and framed by a window 32 Years: A Life - 32 years ago today I met Kelley and fell stone in love. That love grows wider, deeper, and more richly textured every day. Along the way we have changed each other, and between us we have made a third thing into which we have put a large part of ourselves: we have made Us.
  • Clarion West/Fight For Our Lives [video, audio] - Help make Clarion West's world-beating SFF writer's workshop accessible for all!
  • A deck loaded with various planter pots and containers full of herbs and flowers Self-care in the time of coronavirus - More than 3 months of not going anywhere, doing anything or seeing anybody is getting seriously old. But of course I'll keep doing it because I do want to actually get old. My mantra for June? Self-care.
  • Adventures in homemade hair - Like everyone in Seattle I've been reduced to cutting my own hair. My hair needs are simple: cropped close and tidy enough to be able to shampoo, rub it dry with a towel, and leave the house. Except it turns out not to be so simple...
  • SO LUCKY is 2: Some thoughts on publishing - Now that So Lucky has been out for two years, I'm revisiting the publishing process, and industry and reader response—and asking for your opinion.
  • Kitten Report #14: One year in the big wide world [photo, video] - Today Charlie and George are exactly one year old. They came to us as tiny rescue kitties, the only survivors of a litter of six, but today they are lords of their domain. And for their birthday we gave them a brief adventure in the great outdoors...