Tag Archives: not so deep thoughts

I don’t convention the way that I used to. And that’s okay.

This blog post was prompted by a twitter conversation with Merrie Haskell. Our family travels a lot for SF/F conventions; we do between 8-12 a year, depending upon the year, invites, etc. This is both for my day job and … Continue reading

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How do we show the value of our library work?

How do I tie seeing the Ellesmere Chaucer Facsimile or touching a cuneiform tablet or handling historical children’s books or pulp magazines directly to Student Career Success? Continue reading

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Uncanny is a World Fantasy Award Finalist!

Last night, the World Fantasy Award ballot was publicly released, and we learned that Uncanny Magazine is a finalist for a World Fantasy Award in the Special Award, Nonprofessional category. We also learned that “Pockets” by Amal El-Mohtar and “The Heat … Continue reading

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Be careful what you ask for…

As you may know, I was at CONvergence last week, which is one of my favorite conventions, enjoying the vast array of nerdery, geekery, enthusiasm, and awesome made available there. I was attending as a former CONvergence Guest of Honor. … Continue reading

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What I did on my summer vacation

I learned to throw knives. Check out @KellyDMcC’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/KellyDMcC/status/747486429396107264?s=09  

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Not So Deep Thoughts

Last weekend, I spent some quality time with Mary Robinette Kowal, and that quality time included a viewing of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Fear not, we had Manhattans. http://www.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi2629480985/imdb/embed?autoplay=false&width=480 We live tweeted a small number of observations, mostly plot … Continue reading

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So, apparently updating blog post tags reposts them.

Sorry about that. Here, have a silly photo in recompense.

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Under (Re)Construction!

I have finally switched hosting solutions, so the website will be a bit wobbly for a bit while I redecorate. Your patience is appreciated. 🙂

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Librarianship lessons learned: a series of bullet points

For today’s blog post, I hereby present: bullet points of things I’ve learned as my career progressed, at the request of Amy Hildreth Chen: Talk less, smile more. (Hamilton reference!). While this can be read on occasion in a female-dominated … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Collection Development Pantser

In writing, there is often a distinction made between “plotters” and “pantsers” : folks who plan, vs. folks who see what happens next and then choose. Hi, my name is Lynne and I’m a Collection Development Pantser, especially when purchasing. After … Continue reading

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