Monthly Archives: November 2009

Happy 2nd Birthday to Speak Its Name!

www.speakitsname.wordpress.com Tomorrow is the Big Launch of the Advent Calendar for SPEAK ITS NAME.  Pop over daily to read a new post by a different author every day – there will be a giveaway or a contest daily so you … Continue reading

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Glum

I’ve just finished reading "A Wild and Wicked Youth" by Ellen Kushner, which is a short story prequel to Swordspoint and I was so disappointed. Can’t really explain why – perhaps I was expecting too much?  I thought it would … Continue reading

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Snuggly Alert

Do pop along to Jessewave’s blog and yak to me about research! Been curled up with the cats on the settee today – nice thing about having two very snuggly boy cats is that they seem to take it in … Continue reading

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Ho Ho Ho!!!

Today sees the unveiling of THE SPEAK ITS NAME ADVENT CALENDAR! Twenty four days, twenty four authors of gay historical fiction – some you’ll know, some I think will be new to you – and lots and lots of presents.  … Continue reading

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Garrow’s Law

Good Gravy how Sexy are the opening titles to Garrow’s Law?  JUST VERY BLOODY SEXY, that’s all.  An excellent programme, hope the rest of the world will get it,but if not, track it down either online or DVD especially if … Continue reading

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Reviews and stuff

I’ve just posted two reviews on Jessewave’s Blog – because they were m/m historical fantasy and I bought them by accident. But boy I’m glad I did because they were absolutely GORGEOUS.  They are The Green Man and The Golden … Continue reading

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Sarah Waters Loves Ambrose!

Well, possibly not, but this snippet of Ms Waters’ novel was sent to me by someone today—I’m sure it’s just a coincidence but I found it hugely funny. From The Little Stranger: "You’ve heard about all the changes at Standish, … Continue reading

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Saturday update. A bit wet.

Jessewave has a great post running “Historicals – what’s the allure?”  She says they are depressing and she’d rather there were more happy ones.  Do come on over and join in – there’s some interesting points on the board. Chaucer … Continue reading

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Links

My post for Jessewave’s Blog this week is asking the question why there aren’t more historical novels with real-life gay men as the main protagonists.  There are a few, but if you look at The List on Speak Its Name … Continue reading

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better today!

Pushing on with Tributary today. Been decidedly unwell for the last week or so—run down, I suppose I’ve been, rather than unwell, so am pushing on with it.  ….. time passes…. *later*…..It’s all going a bit “Private Lives” *snorts *  … Continue reading

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