Monthly Archives: August 2008

Interesting Poll

Erec blog (which you really need to add to your flist if you haven’t already) has a poll asking about your publishing experiences.  General questions about what covers you like, what your aspirations are etc. Interesting answers so far, everyone … Continue reading

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Sorry, these are not the watchers you are looking for

You can go about your business. Move along. But frankly I think this is a great idea, and for ?5 – I’m in. It’s about time the powers that be realised that not all sci-fi fans were spotty 17 year … Continue reading

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BAH! research!

So, I picked a project and was fairly gleeful because I thought there wouldn’t be much research involved.  Lighthouses.  Oh – was I wrong. wrong wrong wrong. I should have known that I couldn’t just put blokes in a lighthouse … Continue reading

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rumours, alyson, film night

So there’s rumours floating around that Alyson has gone out of business – don’t know if anyone else has heard anything? Went to see Hellboy II which was great. Not quite as good as the Mummy 3 imho but the … Continue reading

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Tigger Olympics!

What the hell is Taekwondo all about?  It seems to consist of bouncing up and down on the spot followed by hugging. Great News for fans of  – Lethe Press have offered to buy the rights for “A Strong & … Continue reading

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Baaaa! This makes me very happy

So, Erastes, your LiveJournal reveals… You are… 29% unique (blame, for example, your interest in rwday) and 15% herdlike (partly because you, like everyone else, enjoy writing). When it comes to friends you are a total whore. In terms of … Continue reading

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Cross Posted from Speak Its Name

Thanks to T J Pennington for the heads up on this one: Spotted on Diane Duane?s LJ and the Guardian- Random House are inserting a morality clause into their contracts for children?s and YA authors: If you act or behave … Continue reading

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Leo Abse dies at 91

A bit of a hero of mine, for obvious reasons.  A man who did a lot, and probably no-one’s heard of him. It’s well worth watching the video to see the hideous homophobic cartoons that were appearing in the national … Continue reading

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Another group of random things

1.  I have a copy of the Authority, Relentless. Squeeful. I also have mango/orange juice. *to die for* For a non-comic reader (not really since I was about 10, anyway, and that was The Beano, the The Dandy and Bunty) … Continue reading

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A perfectly lovely review of Night Moves here.  She liked all the stories, but really loved Chiaroscuro. This was a nice boost as I’m in the horrible black place at the moment – don’t know if other writers end up … Continue reading

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