Words and things

This is a place about many things.

You can read about the many things or find out about me, Rosalie.

Or, be on your way. It’s probably a lovely day somewhere out there.  And if not, you could always read a book.

“What place would be better for us than this? Who wants us, outside of here? The world is full of terrible people.”


โ€” Merricat
We Have Always Lived in the Castle, Shirley Jackson

Sorry, but this is baloney. I've published four novels, fourteen nonfic books, and about forty short stories (and I don't know how many articles and essays and ed-writing). Some of my books . . . have done pretty well. AND YET... https://t.co/fLSfHeaI3d

When the love of your life gives you a book about one of your biggest bookish loves, the day will be a grand one. ๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ“–๐Ÿ’œโ™ฅ๏ธ

Writerโ€™s birthday (noun): the day that is exactly a number of years after you are born, in which you are surrounded by books and indecision about which book to read.

Ballarat or Ballarat-adjacent friends, my wonderfully talented partner @liminalcat is part of this year's Ballarat International Foto Biennale Open Program with our equally talented friend @SelinaWallace1, from 24 Aug to 20 Oct. Get along if you can! https://t.co/sbda2Oor7F

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