Monthly Archives: July 2008

Frost Fair 20,269 / 40,000 (50.0%) 3k yesterday. *pleased* and the relationship has finally started to kick in. Not that it took 20k to get that far(!) as at least 10k of the word count is towards the end of … Continue reading

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new website design

I couldn’t manage the Word Press based one, and it wasn’t fair to rely on the kindness of my flist whenever I needed an update so another kind writer on my flist, even without being asked, and such kindness really … Continue reading

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Things I did and didn’t write today so far

  Not a word of Frost Fair. Instead I wrote a short piece on the wonderful Captain Rees Howell Gronow for Unusual Historicals tomorrow. It’s not procrastination if it’s blogging, right?  Then I wrote a bile filled post and deleted it … Continue reading

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 Want to win a signed copy of Speak Its Name? Then biff on over to Unusual Historicals where I’m giving away a copy to a commenter.

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Anyone a whizz with WordPress?

 ETA: Done – thank you Tara! A very kind friend updated my wordpress template of my website the other day as clueless here doesn’t know how to do it, but they were unable to restore the collapsible menu sidebar and … Continue reading

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*polish glasses* *stab*

Thanks to  for this one. I know I have a good few Librarians on my list. Society for Librarians who say motherfucker Think Giles with a big stabbity knife. Mmmmmm….. knife……

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Whedon is a genius

Like we didn’t already know that?! You are all watching Dr Horrible’s Sing Along Blog, aren’t you?  Free online for a week, I think, (thank god for broadband) then out on DVD. Hilarious, moving and with some great tunes!  Think “Once … Continue reading

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new (for me) frontiers

Happy Birthday to  and ! I’m still watching and enjoying Trigun and savouring the differences between English (or Western) and Japanese animations.  It seems to me (excuse me for stating the bleeding obvious, but I am a newbie and coming … Continue reading

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Create your Chatacter

 was just saying that if my cat Severus was a fictional character (life imitating art, imitating life etc) he’d be in something by Bronte or Austen. I did a description of him which made us both laugh – and I … Continue reading

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Do I have “Loony Magnet” tattooed on my head?

Is this the most conceited author in the entire universe? Hint to loonies:  If you really want me to accept your friend invitation, putting words like “I only respect those tho have read my work” and “I’m the best author … Continue reading

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