Monthly Archives: September 2009

Wednesday word: FRABJOUS

I keep giving myself stuff to do, dammit. Like, “Gee, Kirstin, why not start a word feature on Wednesday, since you claim to be such a word nerd?” And my nerd self says, “Ok, yeah, good idea!” And then my … Continue reading

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Tuesday title: Fortune-Writing Contest Winner #1!

Hey, good morning! Today’s fortune-writing contest winner is Karen Kincy! Congratulations to her! And big thanks to all who participated. Her winning fortune: “When threatened by zombies, fight with chainsaw, run without.” Because I could not choose (all were great), … Continue reading

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Monday mischief: Banned Book Week 2009

Dudes, I’m at work, but I have to say this stuff: read a banned book this week. Read one EVERY week, but especially this week, because it’s Banned Book Week. Support free speech, y’all. It’s what makes America great. Even … Continue reading

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Freaky Friday: NEIL GAIMAN!!

Ok, blog friends, I’m at the Midwest Booksellers Conference in St. Paul, as a guest of Flux and Llewellyn, and I am having a blast. I got to pimp my book at lunch, I met a fellow NE author (for … Continue reading

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Tuesday talk: the economy and book topics

Here to submit a fortune? Next post down!! Back to Tuesday business: this post is a downer. You are warned. Five hundred people in Morgan’s hometown are losing their jobs by the end of next year. The biggest employer is … Continue reading

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the first FORTUNE FRIDAY, with a kick-ass prize!

On Fridays, probably every other Friday, I plan to have a fortune-writing contest. We did one last night at my book signing, and it was great. The winners, in order: GRAND PRIZE–Chelsea Kocina–”Good friends share more than shoes.” 2nd PRIZE–Jackie … Continue reading

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let’s get regular + my fast food book

OK, so . . . I need to be blogreliable. So, from here on out, look for posts on Tuesdays and Fridays. AND on Fridays . . . contests, as soon as I get some decent prizes. Well, decent prizes … Continue reading

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Yes please: surfing vampires

Having just attempted to read New Moon (I read Twilight last year), and having just decided NEVER AGAIN would I touch the Twilight series, I’m thinking about vampires. As creatures, I love them. I think they can be very edgy … Continue reading

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ding ding ding ding ding!!!

Here’s a secret I bet none of you know: having a little exposure can lead to a lack of confidence. “Excuse me?” I hear you saying it right now. “But you’re having SUCCESS in your exposure. People like your book–or … Continue reading

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book spies

Everybody needs a good book spy or two, and here are mine: Lillian looking happy on the left, and Anna, looking studious on the right. They are my friends (they first were my students) and they were kind enough to … Continue reading

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