Monthly Archives: July 2009

What a week I’m having!!!

I have never in my life had so much aggravation about getting an MOT. Here’s the timeline: 1. Saturday. Rang and booked an MOT at Dad’s local garage. 2. Monday: Drove to garage (20 miles) went back to dad’s to … Continue reading

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tv and stuff

typed in bed! 1. KINGS – didn’t see anyone mention this, but it was a great finale. The ending wasn’t exactly a surprise (only because I went and read the Bible story to find out what was likely to happen) … Continue reading

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This is the THIRD time I’ve typed this entry

The first time I went to make a cup of tea and the Windows update restarted my computer without my permission, the second time there was a storm and a subsequent power cut. GRR!!  Not that I’ve got anything exciting … Continue reading

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Garages and Puppyspam!

More garage Angst. Made an appointment for a new MOT this morning at the local garage. Now – once again – if you make an appointment for an MOT, especially when you know there’s only two small things to be … Continue reading

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GARAGES! We hates them, precious.

I had to get my car MOT’d today (don’t know what the non UK equivalent is, but it’s a roadworthy test done once a year) so I decided that, as I would have to wait a while while they fixed … Continue reading

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busy sunday

Junkfoodmonkey did a review of Transgressions and really liked it!  Spoilers ahoy so tread warily if you haven’t read the book – Thank you junkfoodmonkey! Bizarrely this morning, discovered i had a dragon I didn’t get (or don’t remember getting,) … Continue reading

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Yes, I know I’ve said this before

Big note to self. Dear Erastes, you doofus, When you create a character – make a note of his bloody NAME!  So you don’t have to go tearing back through 24 chapters to find it. Oh – and don’t write … Continue reading

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Linkees!

From Ellora’s Cave: Do you read write f/f, m/f/m, f/f/m, m/m/f – why? if not why not? Do you read write m/m – why? if not why not? From Meta Writer  The Back to Basics thing is really running at … Continue reading

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self imposed torture

OK – I’ve given myself until the end of August to finish Mere Mortals.  I’ve written quite a lot of the plot from the point I’m in – because I prefer to write the ending first, so it shouldn’t be … Continue reading

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You want me to read your vampire novel? Well then, here’s how

1. write a blurb like this: The Vampire Fred by Vaughn R. Demont Being a vampire sucks, especially when you’ve got to deal with things like a dead-end job as an office drone, avoiding vigilante vampire slayers on the subway, … Continue reading

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