Monthly Archives: January 2010

Hmmm

I published a call for Carina Press this morning who are looking for historicals.  I do have a Regency short that i could bulk up a bit, so perhaps I’ll take a chance with them. They don’t say specifically that … Continue reading

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someday you eat the food…

Someday, the food eats you… I’m blogging today over at Jessewave’s Blog about being pleasantly surprised over a book you weren’t expecting much of. Does anyone know Milan?  Is there any famous restaurant or hotel which would have been around … Continue reading

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Last thoughts on Atonement

Ok – what I didn’t like about Atonement (I thought the photography was very beautiful, but as I say, it was filmed as “I’m going to win an Oscar for this”  – i’ll need to read the book now to … Continue reading

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A few links.

I reviewed Alex Beecroft’s amazing Gothic novella “The Wages of Sin” here. I’m blogging on Clare London’s blog today about optimism and why it’s a good thing to have. Jessewave has a post about euphemism regarding the anus and how … Continue reading

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Strawberry? Orange? Cherry? or Coffee?

I’m blogging today over at Jessewave’s Blog and discussing Why Westerns are, for me, like Coffee Creams. Do pop over and share with me which genre is the chocolate that’s always left over after Christmas.

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it’s not fair

I’ve been given the onerous task of reviewing Alex Beecroft’s new book “The Wages of Sin” ** and JUST ONCE I wish she’d write a stinker.  Because people think we’ve got our heads up each others fundaments and it’s NOT … Continue reading

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Gerrof! It’s mine!

Woot!  I won an award!  OK – not actually ME…. Alex Beecroft won it for the cover of Frost Fair. Thank you, Alex and well done! Is there anything I can eat that Lucius doesn’t like?  Yesterday it was mussels. … Continue reading

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I must write to Springwatch!!

Severus bought a dead baby bird in this morning.  A baby blackbird. it had feathers and was probably a week? old. What the DEVIL are they doing having baby birds in this weather? This early?? Madness!! Perhaps it’s because I … Continue reading

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cheated. again.

Norfolk is between two weather fronts.  The south of England has been deluged with snow, and slightly north ditto.  Here. Not so much.   We probably had half an inch over night. Bah.  I know many of you are moaning about … Continue reading

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Pleased as punch for Donald.

Donald L Hardy gets a massive 95 percent at Mrs Giggles!  Hurrah!  I’m pleased by this sentence particularly: Mr Hardy isn’t playing by rules laid down by conventional romance formula Because hoo-rah!—gay romances don’t have any reason to obey these … Continue reading

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