This picture tells you everything you need to know about me. Artwork by GalenaLarkin on DeviantArt
Although my old web site is no more, I'm bringing back one of my favorite pages:
I read an article once about how you can learn a lot from a person by asking them to list their top five favorite movies. Here are mine. Plus, I took it a step further and listed my favorite books and TV shows too:
Top Five Favorite Movies of All Time
Top Five Favorite Books of All Time
Top Five Favorite TV Shows of All Time
A couple of years ago I hosted a podcast, Digesting Hannibal, with my friend Alexandre Maki. It was ostensibly about the TV show Hannibal; however, in between seasons 2 and 3 we discussed movies of decreasing relevance to the TV show, like Independence Day. We're no longer updating, but you can still listen to episodes! Some of my favorites include the previously linked Independence Day episode, Prometheus, Bram Stoker's Dracula, and American Pyscho.
The black cat is Robert Barcatheon. I adopted him as a kitten when his mother brought her litter into my mom’s back yard. He’s named after Robert Baratheon, a character from Game of Thrones. As a kitten, he looked and acted exactly like Robert Baratheon, only as a cat. Now he's scared of everything.
The orange cat is Cheeto the Second. I adopted him from a shelter and named him after an orange cat I had as a kid (hence, "the second"). He is extremely friendly and loves to climb onto the roof of my house. Also, he and Robert are partners in crime.
This is Leeroy Catkins, and she is sadly no longer with us. She was named after a 2005 Internet meme, although not by me: She was living in an apartment full of guys at the time, and sometimes she would yowl and race out of the room for no apparent reason, thus earning her name.
Social Media Lowdown (Updated)
These days I'm more likely to be on Tumblr than Twitter, although I still check Twitter quite regularly and will try to respond to questions or comments there. My Tumblr is pretty fan-oriented, to be honest, but I think it's a fun place to hang out. Facebook remains official writing stuff.
And I still love to get emails!
I love fanfiction! Fanfic away! Sadly, I can’t read any fanfiction about my own books, especially if they are part of a series, but don’t let that stop you from posting it online for others to read. I also love fanart and other fanworks, and since those I can look at it, feel free to send them to me if you are so inclined. Or not! It’s really up to you.
Speaking of fanworks, I was in a Star Wars fan film in high school. It was also an Oedipus Rex fan film, I suppose. We retold the story of Oedipus Rex (killed his father, married his mother) with a Star Wars veneer. I played the Oracle, who spoke backwards like Yoda and wore green. Unfortunately (or maybe fortunately) there are no copies of this movie online that I’ve ever been able to find.