Monthly Archives: September 2008

Why!?

When I tried to revive it, it disintegrated…

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It shall go hard…

Because my mate  is playing Antonio in the Merchant of Venice this week, i rented the Irons/Fiennes/Pacino version. Thoughts! * Don’t miss it. It’s unutterably slashy. Antonio is very obviously from their first brief scene together, madly in love with Bassiano. … Continue reading

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Merlin

http://www.bbc.co.uk/merlin/ http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/Merlin Well. It’s not quite as bad as Robin Hood – being a little better acted for a start but it’s not that far off. You really have to suspend any knowledge of ANY Arthur myth, no matter who … Continue reading

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Blistering Barnacles! Film Night: Tropic Thunder

I’ve been keelhauled mateys!  Me and my cabin-boy  sat down to watch Tropic Thunder – some Shipping Forecast about the Tropic of Capricorn I thought – to find it was some war film!  I shot the usher in the aisles, overturned the … Continue reading

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Prepare to be Boarded!

Avast, maties! Here’s be hopin’ that yer buckets are full of chum and your rowlocks get the attention they deserve, for today be Talk Like A Pirate Day – the glorious 19th of September. Arrrrr!!!! This be the fifth year … Continue reading

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Response from EPIC (to me)

I’ve had a response from EPIC – not in response to my two emails to the Chairperson, but from a former President, Brenna Lyons who seems to have been told of my dissent, rather than having read my emails or … Continue reading

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DVD review: Perfect Creature

I had a caffeine drink and I’m buzzing like a buzzy thing.  Someone must have recommended this film, Perfect Creature to me – I thought it had been on the thread where I discussed “The Vampyre” –  but I’ve just looked … Continue reading

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A response from EPIC

EPIC haven’t responded to my concerns, no surprise there, but they did reply to a fellow m/m writer Pat Brown. She graciously gave me permission to publish their answer on this blog, so here goes.  If you have high blood … Continue reading

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EPPIE award categories

I’ve just fired off a letter of complaint to EPIC about their award categories. I don’t know if they have been the same every year, but I only noticed them this year because, for the first time, I was eligible … Continue reading

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Keeping track of your characters!

What do I mean by this? You must always be aware of where your character is on the page – and what their arms and legs are doing. Yes, this sounds like kindergarten advice but you’d be surprised how many … Continue reading

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