Imagination doesn't just mean making things up. It means thinking things through, solving [problems] or hoping to do so, and being just distant enough to be able to laugh at things that are normally painful. [Some people] would call this escapism, but they would be be entirely wrong. I would call fantasy the most serious, and the most useful branch of writing there is.
--Diana Wynne Jones

Monday, October 4, 2010

Book Drawing Winner

Ok, so only two people like free books. Or (more likely) only two people read my blog.

That's ok. I'm not whining. Er, maybe I am. But what these two people have figured out that the rest of you haven't, is that when a few people enter my drawings frequently, those few frequently win free books.

But I wax alliterative. And I will shut up now.

So, the winner of September's book drawing is....are both of you ready?


Congratulations, Alyosha. Send me your address and I'll send you a book.

Playing High and Dry with Sourdough

Lately I've been playing with dough. It's become a sort of a compulsion. Maybe because I'm tired of driving all the way to som...