This month was mostly about frantically getting ready for renovations. I still have a month to sort through a full basement of stuff that’s been sitting around for 8 years. I did get a few books.
Claude Lalumiere‘s Objects of Worship was the first ChiZine title I ever read (I eventually interned there, but not before I read many more of their books), and I’ve tried to read everything he’s done since (I chose Objects… because I had previously read – and loved – an anthology he edited called Montreal Dreams). This past weekend he had a launch event at Toronto’s Bakka Phoenix bookstore for his new book, Venera Dreams: A Weird Entertainment.
February was all about fighting. Fighting my old boss, union style. Fighting governments (who isn’t these days? People I don’t want to know, that’s who).
And painting minis to relieve stress and stay sane.
Here’s the required monthly acquisitions photo
I’ve had this blog for several years, and seeing as I have yet to publish anything, it makes me feel good to be promoting something positive with my first post. February is Women in Horror month. I’ve been trying to decide how I would celebrate the accomplishments of women in genre this month, and I’ve come up with the following: