Monthly Archives: February 2007

I’m sure a lot of you have seen the hoo-ha about the word SCROTUM (OMG don’t read that your eyes will melt) in a children’s book and the call to have the book banned as a result http://publishersweekly.com/article/CA6416737.html?nid=2788 There has … Continue reading

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Fanfic! “My Dear Boy” LM/SS – PG

You know those “No More Fanfic” Rules I set myself?  Well… as  said to me today, don’t feel guilty, they are more like guidelines, anyway.   But inner Lucius made me. How could he not, after that photo? Letter from … Continue reading

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Yes I’m still up

Young Severus Pix. I’m in love. And in prison, probably Half cut and watching the bobsleigh. We are fifth – only three quarters of a second behind the leaders. amazing. I was chatting to folks tonight at class and we … Continue reading

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Standish ended up in (joint) 15th Place on the Editors and Preditors Poll http://www.anotherealm.com/prededitors/votenovelother06.htm Not bad, out of a couple of hundred entries! thank you to all wot voted. Nice to be called “Mainstream” (boggles a bit at that) I … Continue reading

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Democracy is dead

This is the response that I got from Tony Blair for expressing my views on the recent e-petition – saying “no to tolled roads” I have to admit that the bit that amused me most was the reference to Mr … Continue reading

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Film Night: Hot Fuzz

I cried myself laughing from start to finish. Believe me, I’m not at all the sort of person who laughs at loud at films – certainly not in the cinema – but with this I laughed literally from the first … Continue reading

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I had to take Lucius to the vet yesterday. I’d been a bit worried about him for a while because he hadn’t put the weight on that Severus has. They were both “poor” when I got them, not skeletal, but … Continue reading

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ARgh!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY RIKIBETH And Happy President’s Day. I’m really not sure what I think about – about this. Mmmhmm, Abe the Babe… maybe not babelike in the traditional sense (he was definitely tall and dark, if not classically “handsome”) but … Continue reading

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Rules for Writing Regency Fiction

With contributions from   1. The reader will readily guess who the heroine will marry quite early on, but there will be OBSTACLES.* 2. The male character will own a big house on the moors. These moors are inevitably treacherous, making the … Continue reading

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*giggles* a little Saturday Smile. Well, Sunday now…

Found these on  and had to share.   I’ll have to do a Regency one. Watch this space. All-purpose rules for writing historical fiction More rules for writing historical fiction Rules for writing feministly-reimagined historical fiction Rules for writing Prehistoric historical … Continue reading

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