The Department Of Cautionary Tales

My ideas never seem evil until everybody is screaming and the SWAT team shows up.    It’s rough being a mad scientist.  You make one tiny little mistake, like covering all of Houston in fungus, and they cart you off to a top-secret military prison laboratory.  I’m Juniper Strauss and I’m stuck on the juvenile …

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Zombies!

I made a new 8 minute zombie movie for a film class  I was taking and posted it on Youtube.  It is pretty funny, thought that is mostly due to all the friends I bribed to be in it.  There was some talk of showcasing it with the school at SXSW, but I think that’s …

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Sometimes Pirates

My family put up with me and my crazy hobbies again this weekend and helped me make a short.  I wanted to play around with my GoPro Hero2 mini-camcorder and the Final Cut Pro X editing software and the whole uploading to Youtube shebang.  Don’t watch it full screen.  Uploading to Youtube kills the video …

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Awww, he called me a space cowgirl.

J.M. McDermott and I did a bit of an email back and forth.  In addition to being a great writer with a very approachable style, he is a fun guy to hang out with in person. Oh, and I will be at Worldcon in Chicago next weekend.  I am on a few panels and doing …

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My Guy Got Me This Shirt

  Of course, the two-fold irony is that: The only reason anyone would gaze upon the splendor of my C-cups is if I was wearing a funny shirt. My sci-fi books are so obscure even hipsters haven’t read them. I’m still gonna wear the shirt, though.

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Sneak Preview

In honor of the release of Spin the Sky, I am going to let you all have a look at the last page of the book right here right now! (I meant to do this last week to celebrate the release, but I am easily distracted and I live surrounded by lots of shiny objects …

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Geek Of The Week 09.2012

Geek Of The Week 09.2012: Kaylee Frye   Why? Because she’s so darn cute in those coveralls.  And who doesn’t want to be a spaceship grease monkey?  Competency is captivating.  Aptitude is attractive.  Skills are sexy.  Plus, she’s self-taught.  You’ve got to  love a girl so into her geek thing that formal schooling would only …

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Geek Of The Week 08.2012

Geek Of The Week 08.2012: Dr. Eric Poeschla   Why? Just when you think those guys at the Mayo clinic are only resting on their well-educated rumps, using what is left of the medical grant money in America to buy themselves another Porsche, along comes Dr. Eric Poeschla.  First of all, he and his team …

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Geek Of The Week: 07.2012

Geek Of The Week 07.2012: Tim Westergren   Why? In 1999, this man had over twenty years of experience in the music industry.  He wanted the world to have easier access to music like the music they like.   To that end, Tim Westergen and some buddies created the Music Genome Project, a database of music …

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Geeking out

So, it looks like I’ll be going to three conventions this year: Aggiecon in College Station, TX on March 23-25th World Science Fiction (Chicon 7) in Chicago, IL on August 30 – September 3rd Armadillocon in Austin, TX on July 27-29th Should be fun!

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