Monthly Archives: August 2009

Great idea! Ask Erastes!

Yes, detractors, Vaughn R Demont IS a man and here he is doing an absolutely stellar piece of promotion, a you tube “readers questions” video which he’s going to be doing regularly. Well done, Vaughn.  And what ARE you drinking? … Continue reading

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Library grumpity

How is it that I can’t get Lyn Flewelling’s Nightrunner books at my County Library, but I CAN get this: “An invective agaynst whoredome and al other abominacions of uncleanesse : a work most necessary for this present time / … Continue reading

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back on the treadmill

Started the Lombardy story today. Meant to leave it a couple of weeks, but I need to be doing something. Also have a vampire short on the go—or rather on the stall—for Greg Herren with luck. It might be a … Continue reading

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Irritated and amused by turns

I’ve just taken down yet another batch of illegal Erastes books from Astatalk.  The hosting sites were very helpful and very fast, and I’m grateful for their assistance. However, I suggested this to them: “Wouldn’t it be better for you … Continue reading

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Two links today

bloggity! Yesterday  I blogged at Jessewave’s blog about Gary Stus.  Please come over and tell me what you think of them. TOO GOOD TO BE STU Today I blogged at the Macaronis about this proliferation of “classic book fanfic” – … Continue reading

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Jessewave’s Blog this week.

My post this week for Jessewave’s blog is TOO GOOD TO BE STU and discusses the Gary Stu. Do come along and share your thoughts!

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Speak Its Name relaunch

As you know, my novellas have been pulled from Samhain and have been picked up by Cheyenne and here’s the new version.  Pretty eh?  Designed once more, like the Frost Fair cover, by the lovely Alex Beecroft, and contains Charile … Continue reading

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*POPS CAVA*

Mere Mortals is finished.(ISH) Comes in at 79,000 words right now.  However this is very much a draft—which I haven’t really done before. It needs a serious re-write as the continuity sucks right now.  The entire novel seems to take … Continue reading

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Sunday @ Dad’s

Lovely day at Dad’s – we ate here – The Lighthouse Inn at Walcott.Not spectacular food, but all home-cooked and tasty. We left Aslan at home because it was far too hot to leave him in the car. oh – … Continue reading

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More casting for A Game of Thrones.

Jorah Mormont, Robb Stark, Ayra, Sansa, Jamie Lannister, Theon Greyjoy and Dany I think it’s shaping up really really well. I like the idea they are going for a lot of English actors, and handsome ones at that.  I simply … Continue reading

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