Sunday, July 20, 2008

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Whedon...For a Limited Time


Fans of writer-director Joss Whedon (creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly, and Serenity) should not miss their fix of his creative talent this week.

Whedon has a humorous short film/musical that is airing in 3 acts.

See it at:

drhorrible.com

Friday, July 11, 2008

Would-Be Witch Cover



This is not the finished product yet, but since they sent it to me, I thought I'd share it with you. Blogger toned down the red of Tammy's hair. In the original file it is positively eye-popping.

Many thanks to the fantastic artist at Berkley. That art department rocks.

P.S. The "cat" is an ocelot, his name is Mercutio, and he rocks, too. ;)

Thursday, July 10, 2008

This egg is well done!

Well the ever clever and imaginative Mr. Fforde does it again. I'm late to the party reading this one which was published in 2005, but isn't that just the great thing about books? No expiration date.

Anyway, remember all those nursery rhymes, you learned as a kid? Fforde turns them on their ears. What if the Three Pigs didn't really kill the Big Bad Wolf in self defense? What if Humpty Dumpty was a womanizer, an alcoholic, a philanthropist, and a murder victim? What if Jack Spratt had to solve these cases and others?

As usual, for a fun, surreal read, I recommend Jasper Fforde's books.

Kissing the Suspect Release!

Chapter 1 Callie Melville was wanted by the law, but to put it that way made things sound worse than they were. She hoped. The rumors...