Monthly Archives: November 2010

A Unique Gift Idea

So here’s a little experiment I thought I’d try this year. If you’ve got someone hard to shop for on your list, how about giving them the gift of immortality? Well, it’s immortality as in being featured in the pages of a customized Lawson Vampire short story. Here’s the scoop: I’ll write a custom Lawson […]

Booklist Reviews THE KENSEI 17

Industry trade BOOKLIST weighs in on THE KENSEI with this nice review: After several years, Merz offers a new novel (following Syndicate, 2003) starring vampire secret agent Lawson. This time, Lawson is in Japan on vacation. But trouble arrives almost immediately—on the train from the airport—when an assassin tries to take down a young Japanese […]

Why Fucking with the Internet Can Be Like Feeding Your Genitals to a Hay Baler 1

So, earlier today as I was cruising around on several blogs I like reading, I wandered to Nick Mamatas’ livejournal. His post on Copyright Follies tells the story of a writer named Monica who had one of her recipes stolen by a regional magazine in western Massachusetts called COOK’S SOURCE. When Monica emailed the managing […]