Author: Katrina

Pitching, or, How to Ride a Rollercoaster

The observant reader will note that it's been a rather long time since I gave an update on the book. I completed a fairly involved revision pass in late June. […]

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September 2006

The Crow Road, by Iain Banks The Time In Between, by David Bergen Mindscan, by Robert J. Sawyer Rating: Recommended [amtap amazon:asin=0349103232] [amtap amazon:asin=0812972473] [amtap amazon:asin=0765349752]

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Surrey International Writers Conference

I'm planning to attend SiWC in October. It should be a lot of fun. Too bad it runs concurrently with the Vancouver International Writers Festival.

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August 2006

Use of Weapons, by Iain M. Banks Rating: YMMV The Skystone, by Jack Whyte Rating: YMMV Son of Avonar, by Carol Berg Rating: Recommended (if you like fantasy) The Lovely […]

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July 2006

Lirael and Abhorsen, by Garth Nix Rating: Recommended Ok, I finished the series. Word of warning: While Sabriel might be able to stand on its own, Lirael does not, so […]

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June 2006

Snow, by Orhan Pamuk Rating: YMMV Deception Point, by Dan Brown Rating: Buyer Beware Rage, by Jonathan Kellerman Rating: YMMV The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Second Annual Collection, edited by […]

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Book Ratings

I've decided I'm not a book critic, so I'm no longer going to offer bland critiques of the books I read in the log. Instead, I'll use a simple rating […]

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A Reading

Well, I finally outed myself. I did my first public reading last Friday. I read at the Lingo group meeting at the Grind Cafe. Not the best venue: noisy, with […]

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Draft 2

Wow. I think I just finished my second draft. What to do? Relax with a glass of wine, I think. :-)

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In the 15 seconds of fame department...

My company and I get a bit of exposure… [2012/06: This post was formerly found at Kat's now archived blog at]

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