Spinning my Web

Posted in webweaving | 6 Comments
My first round of edits are nearly finished (just part of the last chapter left), so one of the next things I need to start working on is my “official” author website. Which is sort of amusing to me, since this blog is probably about as official as it gets – it’s pretty much all me and I like it that way. However, the powers that be have declared I need to have a more central location on the web, and so shall it be be done. Darchala is nearly finished with the banner (and hopefully a few smaller odds and ends) and I just adore it. I’ve got the domain names…but now I need to figure out if I’m going to host it directly, or just use WordPress to host it. (Or host it *and* use WordPress). I’m essentially looking for something that is fairly quick and easy to… Read more


Posted in ffp, kudos, webweaving | 2 Comments
A lot of my time the last few weeks has been involved with the revamping of the FF&P website. Shameless plug here –> It’s definitely been a labor of love. Liz Pelletier (the absolutely amazing back-end programmer that she is) and I were forced to take something that clearly has not been updated in ages and turn it into something new. By its very nature, FF&P has to be a dynamic site – authors are always coming and going, books are being pubbed, membership changes and so does the content…and it’s impossible to do by hand. (Not and keep one’s sanity, anyway.) Thankfully, Liz was willing to work her ass off, learning a new language in a matter of weeks and completely restructure the back end of the site. My own bits aren’t nearly as impressive. Making things look vaguely appealing isn’t as hard as it sounds. And truthfully,… Read more