Tag Archives: San Francisco

Behind “Something in the Water”

When my kid was a toddler, we spent hours and hours in the Academy of Sciences while it was exiled from Golden Gate Park. The museum was temporarily housed in a big warehouse south of Market Street, where I could … Continue reading

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Behind “The Shattered Rose”

When I first moved to San Francisco, I lived in between the Castro neighborhood and Haight-Ashbury. The house, an old Victorian that survived the 1906 earthquake, became a focal point for a large group of friends. Quite often we’d go … Continue reading

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Alondra’s Experiments

“The three stories collected in Alondra’s Experiments are filled with sensual magic that whispers like velvet. Alondra DeCourval walks with monsters, magicians, and old and deep power. Be prepared to be absorbed into her world.” — Martha J. Allard, author … Continue reading

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Nanowrimo Write-in Tonight

For the third year in a row, I’m hosting a series of National Novel Writing Month write-ins at Borderlands Cafe in San Francisco’s Mission District. This year they’ll take place on Wednesday nights from 6-8 pm (except for 11/15, when … Continue reading

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Martini Bar of Horrors tonight!

Tonight is my final event for 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die. James J. Siegel, the host with the most, describes it like this: Halloween is almost here! And so is Literary Speakeasy’s Martini Bar of Horrors! We have five … Continue reading

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