Monthly Archives: February 2020

My Personal Sanditon Fanfic

I called this “Sanditon Fanfic” but, of course, any telling of Sanditon that goes beyond Jane Austen’s original 60-page fragment is fanfiction. The BBC/PBS disappointing eight-episode adaptation is no exception. I guess I want to imagine fanfic of the adaptation … Continue reading

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The Mission District Murals

We climbed the path out of the underworld and emerged into a place of light, color, the smell of food, and music. (Okay, it wasn’t really the underworld, it was BART, but allow me some literary license.) This was the … Continue reading

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Ridership Up

My youthful,cheerful Lyft driver lives in Sebastopol, and is a Bernie supporter, although he’s nice about it. I swore an oath before I left the house that I was going to request the day be an oasis from politics; my … Continue reading

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Borderlands Books Now Carries Aluminum Leaves

San Francisco’s premiere speculative fiction bookstore and awesome champion of local writers is now carrying Aluminum Leaves! I am chuffed. The store is a great venue for writing events, with friendly, highly knowledgeable staff. They will be moving in May/June … Continue reading

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Juliette Wade at Borderlands Books

Juliette Wade’s debut novel, Mazes of Power, came out last week. On Saturday, February 8, she read from it and answered questions at Borderlands Books in San Francisco. Juliette was interviewed by friend and fellow writer Deborah Ross, who is … Continue reading

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The Vacant Spots on Main Street

To my dismay, the wonderful kitchen and home furnishing store on North Main Street, Cultivate Home, is closing. The reason is sad; not finances, but the health of the owner. I went in on Thursday and already, with the discounts, … Continue reading

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