Friday, September 19, 2008

Covers and Crap

I know I haven't been around a lot in the last week, but it's been, shall we say, a crappy week. Those of you who know me IRL (aka In Real Life) know exactly what I'm talking about. Those that don't, suffice it to say I lost my fourteen year old cat for no known reason and nearly had to take M, my four year old son, to the hospital. I've been something of a basket case for the last week, but thankfully it's over. Hopefully next week will be much better.

However, some good hath come from the crap. My cover for Cat of a Different Cover is official! Book 3 of the Halle Pumas looks great (thank you, Anne Cain)! You can see it on my sidebar here, or at my website, or over at Samhain.

The edits on Cat should start soon, and I'm looking forward to that. I'm also beginning to play around with Windows MovieMaker, so I'll have a book trailer for the Hunting Love anthology by the end of the year. The music JB and I picked absolutely freakin' rocks.

This weekend, I'm planning on getting some much-needed gardening done and playing with my kids, so I'll see you all on Monday!

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Favorite Quotes

"I had the right to remain silent, but I didn't have the ability." Ron White

"So let me get this straight. You want me to kill the little guys, kill the big guys, crowd control those I can't, buff the team, debuff the boss, keep myself alive, AND keep you alive, all while waving a stick and dressed in a towel?" - Anonymous Role Playing Gamer

"I think that statue over there is a statement on modern life. The statement is, "Well, shit." - Varric, Dragon Age II

"Why is it all claws and guns? Can't we piss off a fuzzy planet? Still dangerous, but hey. Bunnies." - Joker, Mass Effect

"Last night, I lay in bed looking up at the stars in the sky and thought to myself, "Where the heck is the ceiling?" - Dilbert

"Aim at the high mark and you will hit it. No, not the first time, not the second time and maybe not the third. But keep on aiming and keep on shooting for only practice will make you perfect. Finally you'll hit the bull's-eye of success." - Annie Oakley

"It is only when you fall that you learn whether you can fly." - Flemeth, aka The Witch of the Wilds, Dragon Age 2

"The very existence of flamethrowers proves that sometime, somewhere, someone said to themselves, 'You know, I want to set those people over there on fire, but I’m just not close enough to get the job done.'” - George Carlin

"I hear there's a wild bridge tournament down the street. And you know Bridge. It's a lot like sex. If you don't have a great partner, you'd better have a good hand." Barry Weiss, Storage Wars

"You know, I used to think it was awful that life was so unfair. Then I thought, wouldn't it be much worse if life were fair, and all the terrible things that happen to us come because we actually deserve them? So, now I take great comfort in the general hostility and unfairness of the universe." - Marcus Cole, Babylon 5, "A Late Delivery From Avalon"

"I aim to misbehave." - Capt. Malcolm Reynolds

"Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid." - Albert Einstein

“If you think you can or think you cannot, you are correct.” - Henry Ford