The $105 fish

Yesterday I spent $100 trying to save a $5 fish. We have a large tank/terrarium which has green tree frogs in the top half and a couple of fish in the bottom half. Ostensibly they are for bio-control in case the frogs decide to make four-hundred babies. The fish eat the frog eggs before they’re […]

“You had me at puppies”

So a month or so ago I got an email from my editor letting me know my latest book had been accepted (yay) and asking me whether I could ‘squeeze in’ a novella before my next deadline. I hesitated because my schedule was carefully constructed to give me some time off over Christmas after I […]