Shannon Stacey

Archive for August, 2005

That better not be a sunrise over there

I am the most incredibly anti-morning person you could ever hope to meet. It takes me hours to fall asleep, even when I’m tired. I hate mornings. I don’t like to get out of bed and I make people suffer for it. And here I am at 5:09 am with a decision to make. I just shipped the next round of Roadtrip edits off (finally, I know) and I’m pretty freakin tired now. (Why was I up til 5:09 doing … Read More »

From Lunch Weekly


Bestselling author Barbara Delinsky’s FAMILY TREE, for publication in 2007, called “a departure for Delinsky from the romance genre, and a second book a year later, moving to Phyllis Grann at Doubleday, by Amy Berkower at Writers House (NA).

Jaci Burton’s SURVIVING DEMON ISLAND, about a reality show gone awry, where fantasy becomes reality and nothing is what it seems, to Shauna Summers at Bantam Dell at auction, in a very nice deal, by Deidre Knight at The Knight

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I can’t bring myself to blog about writing or funny crap today. Not after spending the early morning hours watching Hurricane Katrina coverage. The loss and devastation is horrifying, and yet the recurring thought that has taken up residence in my head is “What the :censor: were you doing on the :censor: roof with your wife and kid?” This led to a heated, pre-caffeine saturation discussion on how some people don’t have options, which I think is bullshit, and today’s … Read More »

One down…

The tall kid’s at school!


The Back to School routine wreaks havoc on this family. Because of the husband’s hours, we tend to eat late and go to bed late in the summer, and it’s a shock trying to return to responsible hours. Especially for me as I move almost totally to a second shift life, bordering on third at times, and now must go back to first. And the short kid will miss the tall kid desperately for … Read More »

Bookstore haul

I got Gena’s Heart of the Dragon and A Taste of Crimson by Marjorie M. Liu.

I wasn’t going to read this series. I don’t, as a rule, care for multi-author series because I’m compulsive about reading every book in order and sometimes I just don’t want to read certain books or authors. But I had to buy Crimson City because I love Liz Maverick’s blog so much, and I knew I’d get the second in the series (… Read More »

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