March 21st, 2013

problem cat

i could save you baby but it isn't worth my time

Due to travel schedules, my peripatetic step cat is in residence here for a couple of months, which means...

Cat vs. Monkey: The New Brood!

Monkey: *lies in bed*
Peripatetic Step Cat: *stands at window*
Monkey: *lies in bed*
Peripatetic Step Cat: *stands at window*
Monkey: *lies in bed*
Peripatetic Step Cat: *stands at window*

Monkey: "Cat, I'm cold."
Peripatetic Step Cat: *stands at window*

Monkey: *reads a book*
Peripatetic Step Cat: *stands at window*

Peripatetic Step Cat: Those birds will come back eventually!
Monkey: Birds sleep at night, cat. Unlike cats.

Monkey: *sleeps*
Peripatetic Step Cat: *stands at window*

Monkey: *sleeps*
Peripatetic Step Cat: *bangs on window*

Monkey: *does not sleeps*
Peripatetic Step Cat: *bangs on window*

Monkey: *lies in bed trying to play Angry Birds on phone*
2013-03-16 08.31.16
Peripatetic Step Cat:
*LOVES YOU VERY MUCH OH MY GOD WHY WERE WE KEPT APART HERE HAVE SOME OF MY DROOL AND HEADBUTTS AND THINGS AND THAT IS MY PHONE AND YOU ARE MY MONKEY ALL MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE*


Monkey: *has to pee*
Peripatetic Step Cat: *curls up on Monkey's chest and purrrrrrsssss*

Monkey: *makes a break for the bathroom*
Peripatetic Step Cat: IT LOOKS LIKE YOU'RE TRYING TO PEE! I MUST HELP YOU PEE!

Monkey: *attempts to change sheets*
Peripatetic Step Cat: *SHEET ATTACK*

Monkey: *attempts to change sheets*
Peripatetic Step Cat: *ANKLE ATTACK*

Monkey: *attempts to change sheets*
Peripatetic Step Cat: *HAND ATTACK*

Monkey: Well, that's the bed made. Guess I'll head out...
Peripatetic Step Cat: Whatevs. *stands in window*

The Alleged Perpetrator:
2013-03-21 07.43.00

Previous installments of Cat vs. Monkey may be found under this tag: Presumptuous Cat
superhuman

send lawyers, guns, and money

 travel and appearances 2013:

Boskone: Boston, MA, February 15-17 2013
Signing: New England Mobile Book Fair, Newton Highlands MA, March 20, 2013
Signing: Bookpeople, Austin TX, March 27 2013
Signing: Dragon's Lair, Austin TX, March 28 2013
Minicon: Minneapolis, MN, March 30-31 2013
Signing: Uncle Hugo's Bookstore, Minneapolis MN, April 13, 2013
Up in the Aether: Detroit, MI, May 23-27 2013
4th Street Fantasy: Minneapolis, MN, June 21-24, 2013
American Library Association (guest speaker): Chicago IL, June 28-30 2013
ConVergence: Minneapolis, MN July 4-8, 2013
Readercon: Burlington, MA, July 11-14, 2013
Lone Star Con (San Antonio Worldcon): San Antonio, TX, August 29-September 1 2013
Context: Columbus, OH, September 27-29 2013 (GoH)
Viable Paradise: Oak Bluffs MA, October 11-16 2013 
World Fantasy Convention: Brighton England UK, October 31-November 3, 2013


2013:

Steles of the Sky rough draft: March 2, 2013

Book proposal madness!
OWW EC: March 15, 2013
Metatropolis III story: March 31, 2013
Popular Science flash: April 22, 2013
"Dark Leader": April 2013
Steles of the Sky final: May 1, 2013
Venusian story: July 1, 2013
Hieroglyph story: August 10, 2013
"Something's Gotta Eat T. rexes": October 2013

An Apprentice to Elves: ?


2014:

Karen Memory: January 6, 2014


travel and appearances:
RavenCon: North Chesterfield, Virginia, April 25-27th, 2014
ConVergence: Minneapolis, MN, July 3-7, 2014
Finncon (GoH): Jyväskylä, Finland, July 11-13, 2014
Worldcon: London, England, August 14-17, 2014



No fixed deadline:

Smile (unless its name is actually Salt Water)
Unsuitable Metal
Gotham Jazz

Untitled Gangland Urban Fantasy That Keeps Bugging Me
"Gallowglas"
"Untitled Space Opera Thingy" aka "Periastron"
"Posthumous Jonson"
"Steel"
"On Safari in R'lyeh and Carcosa with Gun and Camera"
"This Chance Planet"
"Flush"
"Coronado"
"Patience and Fortitude"
"A Time to Reap"