Monthly Archives: April 2011

a bit of navel gazing

Pineapple upside down cake was disaster. My hand slipped when I put the baking powder in and it tasted of nothing but.  a real shame because all the elements were good, caramelised pineapple and risen sponge, but nasty taste. I … Continue reading

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no more bunnies please—and grateful thanks to two people

argh! because my brain and fingers don’t seem to want to write anything, and I have that aversion feeling everytime I think of writing…and my body gets dragged off to do anything but. It’s a bit of a worry. I … Continue reading

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Boosting the Signal Some More: UK Meet

UK Meet and submissions call reminder… If you’re in the UK in July and are interested in GBLT fiction, consider coming to the UK Meet on 23rd July. More info here at the website. Anyone at all who is attending … Continue reading

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my week and yay for wine

Dad’s had to give up his driving licence so this week has been very very stressy. He can’t remember about the licence and one minute he’s understanding and the next minute he’s angry. I’ve had to tell him a story … Continue reading

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The Gay Historical Happy Ever After

Come over to Carina Press ‘s historical writers’ blog "Romancing the Past" & read about the Gay HEA http://bit.ly/gMDKMH it can be tricky!

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Harper Collins/UK TV competition–Beware

Contains this little clause in the very small print. "Where you submit your entry to this site (including without limitation any text, graphics, photos, video or audio) by such submission you grant UKTV and Harper Collins Publishers Limited each a … Continue reading

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thoughts on game of thrones teaser

that is—after the arm flailing and the omgomgomgomg!!! I love how it doesn’t dash straight into the Baratheon visit—it could easily have done that, and ignored the White Walkers segment entirely, but I was thrilled to bits to see that … Continue reading

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ebooks have ruined my joy of reading.

I’m sorry ebook lovers but they really, really, have. I have more than 30 books in my TBR pile, and that’s just for Speak Its Name. Now, if I had 30 paperbacks sitting next to my bed I’d like like … Continue reading

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a bit disgusted with the witch hunting

http://jessicaverday.blogspot.com/2011/03/wicked-pretty-things-running-press-and.html http://sparkle-project.blogspot.com/2011/03/update-on-wicked-pretty-things.html If you are an editor of an anthology, then pretty much you say what goes into it. I’m not saying I agree with Telep’s misguided decision to ask for a m/m story to be converted to a m/f … Continue reading

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Nice Reviews Coming in

For Mere Mortals Queer Magazine Online gives it a hearty thumbs up, saying ‘Mere Mortals’ is a powerfully moving saga which carries its characters down many different paths, leaving clues for the reader to snatch up in its wake. The … Continue reading

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