Monthly Archives: August 2009

Frost Fair Giveaway

  Jessewave has a Frost Fair giveaway on her blog today – one free copy, format to winner’s choice, good luck!

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“Stable Person Required”

That was the wording (that, and nothing else but a phone number) on an advert in my local shop. Don’t think I’ll apply. Don’t think I qualify. I – like a few others on my flist – am getting terminally … Continue reading

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Beaches – self indulgent

With a gap, where I spent about five or so years or so living in London, and two years in Leitrim – I’ve always lived near the sea.  I get jumpy and claustrophobic when I don’t.  I would like to … Continue reading

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Another warm muggy night tonight.

Going to hot again tomorrow too – lovely breeze though, so I love it. Good English weather. Burn Notice is continuing to be very good, a classic case of “case that happens in this episode as well as an over-reaching … Continue reading

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List of Links

1 .Very nice review of Transgressions at Reviews at Jessewave (5 out of 5) – thank you, Jenre. 2. And a Lovely review of the reissued Frost Fair! Thank you Sharrow! 3. I know how he feels, I live in … Continue reading

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The Hat has chosen!

If you weren’t over at Twitter or the Speak Its Name yahoo group last week, then you missed the Frost Fair competition.  The following five people won a prize pack: 1. Marie 2. Jean Paquin 3. Sean Kennedy 4. Junkfoodmonkey … Continue reading

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royalties and cut!

Royalties fluctuate so bloody much – I’m assuming this is because of all the different booksellers that publishers sell to, and the different rates each one offers or something, but I can’t but help being very confused.  For example – … Continue reading

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Review: The Vampire Fred by Vaughn R Demont

Sorry for being a bit spammy today! http://www.torquerepress.com/fiction/vampirefred.html I’m reviewing this here, as obviously it’s not a gay historical.  I rarely read anything else these days as I wade my way through The List, but I saw the blurb for … Continue reading

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Sheesh.

If anyone is going to Anticipation, the 67th World Science Fiction Convention, in Canada.  Give THIS homophobe a kick in the arse from me, will you please? Never heard of him, and will never buy his books.

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Open Book

I just listened to BBC’s book programme, Open Book, and my ears pricked up when they had a listener’s letter which said (I paraphrase) “Where can I read gay books that aren’t tragedies, over literary or about teenagers?” Personally I … Continue reading

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