I Always Knew He Was A Goon

So yesterday was the conclusion of my Find-A-Goon contest.  I had twelve delightful names, and Random.org chose comment number 11.  Who is comment 11, you wonder?  So did I! Comment 11 was merely signed “-j”.  I clicked his link, and imagine my surprise and delight when I discovered that my new goon is none other than Jesse David Young, who … Read More

Hey, Wanna Be A Goon? A Contest!

So I’m in a quandary.  I’ve been naming goons for a sweet noir, and I’m all out of ideas.  There is one goon left, bodyguard to the organization’s leader, and he/she is currently nameless. It’s a small part, but important. Because, hey, who doesn’t want a bodyguard with an awesome, goonish, name? Darlings, would one of you care to be my goon … Read More

In Which I Obsess Over Star Candies

Tonight was The Night of Writing Dangerously, and it was super fantastic! First, I have two pics!  Number one: I finally had my first Shirley Temple with extra cherries, the official assassin’s drink.  It was delicious. Yes, I’m holding two. Don’t judge me.  😉 And number two: I was utterly charmed by these adorable star candies! Did anybody else think Spirited Away and … Read More

The Night of Writing Dangerously

Tomorrow my friend Laura and I are flying to San Francisco.  We’re going to bundle up, eat clam chowder out of bread bowls, see the sights, and then attend the ultimate NaNoWriMo experience: The Night of Writing Dangerously.  The best part?  It’s a noir theme, and we’re dressing appropriately.  Black dress, flowers in my hair, red lipstick, and sky high … Read More