Monthly Archives: June 2009

Summer. Don’t cha just love it?

Well, NO, actually.  First off – it’s COLD here . Thick, thick cloud cover all day the rest of the country is having a heat wave and I’m wearing a woolly jumper.  Hay Fever. Eyes streaming today. Optrex on stand … Continue reading

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I absolutely adore speech recognition!

I have just dictated an entire page of mere mortals (and this post) in speech recognition and although it was a little difficult at first it is becoming easier and easier!  I’ve even learned how to switch from one application … Continue reading

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Shiny!

yesterday I took possession of new shiny laptop. It’s last Christmas’s present from Dad. It’s an Acer Aspire 5735z and the screen is as big as my desktop. Having big hands, i wanted a normal sized kind of keyboard and … Continue reading

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meta_writer is having a themed session of posts about “Back to Basics” “Have you ever had a conversation with someone and been really surprised that they don’t know something about writing that to you seems pretty self evident? What a … Continue reading

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The Warnings Debate – and Virtuality

Apparently fandom, which is always combusting over something or other, is having a meltdown about warnings on fanfics.  I have to be honest, and say that I really don’t – and never have – seen the point of warnings.  I … Continue reading

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Nice things and bloody hoops

No, Paypal, I’m not a bloody money launderer. I’m a WRITER, and I don’t earn a fortune.  I have a “Merchant’s Account” with them, and this morning they accuse me of being a launderer because I’ve had over a certain … Continue reading

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Erastes and Spam

1. The manuscript of Frost Fair has gone off to Cheyenne Publishing, hurrah! I think I shocked the editor, as he was gearing up to nag me at the end of the month. I do try always to hit a … Continue reading

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Ouch! MeMo and Vampires

Bloody Lucius—who, for those who follow, hasn’t missed a meal now for getting on for a year, let alone a weekend (touchwood)—has just spent five minutes in my arms as I sit at my PC.  Annoyingly, Monsieur Le Malfoy has … Continue reading

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GLBT Press releases launched—and censorship!

Adelaide, South Australia – June 25, 2009 Bestselling gay author Mel Keegan has masterminded a web-based cohesive organization combining the skills of writers, publishers, editors, agents, reviewers and artists in the GLBT community to provide an unprecedented public access portal … Continue reading

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Cheyenne Publishing Relaunch!

The new website is up and looks very very spiffy indeed. Look at the pretty, pretty site!  I think it’s wonderful that Cheyenne/Bristlecone have stepped in to fill in the vacuum that Linden Bay left, and I wish Mark and … Continue reading

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