Monthly Archives: February 2010

Spring noaw please?

Been to Dad’s – weather absolutely filthy.  Seems he’s happy enough without a dog, and I’m happy if he’s happy.   It was terribly sad at lunch – there was a man and his wife sitting at the next table and … Continue reading

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Random Stuffs

Got a lot of reviews posted and scheduled for Speak Its Name (feels accomplished) Mostly good, some – all right, two dreadful.  I noticed that I was accused recently (once again) of only reviewing my friends well. This is a … Continue reading

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Standish the Graphic Novel

The marvellous yaoi artist Chris Smith has honoured me by taking my humble book, and with a skill I can only compare to Alan Moore, has done – entirely without me asking for it – a graphic novel of Standish. … Continue reading

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Forgive me

I’m on a bit of a military uniform kick at the moment.  This has no reference to anything but… Some REALLY needs to write a book called “Here be Dragoons” with this cover. *ovaries exploding* WOOF!!!!

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The new novella is called “The Muffled Drum”

LiveJournal Tags: the muffled drum Yes, I know I was writing “Blackguards!” about Fleury but it sort of ground to a halt and I need to think about it a lot more, and I was suddenly aware that it was … Continue reading

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Slick Nit Pick

I throw out a challenge to m/m writers: Have any of you written a book without the word “slick” in it?  (I’m just as guilty, but.. I’m so sick of slick. ) Note to self: If you have a lead … Continue reading

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More on hussar uniforms…

There’s a section in “Pyramids” where Pteppic “tools up” for the assassins examination and having collected all his stuff, promptly falls over because he can’t carry it all.  The hussar uniforms kind of remind me of that. They have so … Continue reading

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straw clutching

Well I got another agent rejection.  I kid myself that it’s not a stock letter (although I know that it really is) and I take heart from the phrase: While your work certainly has merit, it simply isn’t right for … Continue reading

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Much better and back to normal self today.

Thank you all for your kind wishes, messages, emails, silly (and nice) pictures (specially Lee, thank you!  )  This is what I love about the internet community that I have, I don’t think it’s sad or lonely of me to … Continue reading

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GLEEFUL!

Sherlock Holmes – I loved it!!!! ooooh – kay….. Watson has beautiful naked statues of men on his windowsills.  This obviously coded for the slashers, but I’m afraid in Victorian England he’d have been arrested for indecency! Specially with no … Continue reading

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