Monthly Archives: June 2011

A-Z meme–C is for Characters

I whined on my blog the other day that I couldn’t blog about my WIP because of spoilers, and that’s all to do with the character I’m writing. You see, if I were to explain the kind of person he … Continue reading

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do i agree in ratings for YA books?

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303657404576357622592697038.html?KEYWORDS=ya+books http://cba-ramblings.blogspot.com/2011/06/on-darkness-in-ya-literature.html No,not really. all this endless kerfuffle about #YA – why don’t they just use the coloured dragon rating system they used to use when I was young? or – here’s a radical thought – let the parents take … Continue reading

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Ides of Pride Rainbow Book Swap!

PLEASE – even if you aren’t going to participate – could you disseminate this far and wide? It would be so good to have loads of people involved The economy is biting us all– more and more I see people … Continue reading

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this–this! makes me want to punch geeks in the face

Question: What is Twitter API? Twitter has added a new feature called API or the Application Programming Interface. API is a way for a program in Twitter to do task relating to data modification. It makes every feature in your … Continue reading

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Book Wenches Loved Mere Mortals!

Ok – getting a bit embarrassing now. But don’t stop, it’s making me happy. http://www.bookwenches.com/june11reviews.htm#750874440 a snippet: Erastes is a talented author with a very masterful grasp of the historical genre. Her writing is a pleasure to read, with a … Continue reading

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Reviewed on Romantic Times!

Woo hoo! Take that,"no gay reviews" RT! Romantic Times Online reviewed "With this Ring I Thee Bed" in which I had a gay short story, and they singled me out and mentioned me in the short review. I’m so chuffed! … Continue reading

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bored bored bored

(at dad’s) Hate not having any connection. It’s cloudy and rainy (which is great, because, 3 months with no rain!) but that means no connection at all and it’s BORING. And even if I do write, which I will, I’m … Continue reading

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another chance to win Mere Mortals

Thank you all for the questions you supplied the other day, I answer a few of them over at Unusual Historicals today and if you leave a comment you have  a chance to win a signed copy of Mere Mortals. … Continue reading

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Win a copy of Mere Mortals (or another of your choice)

Pop over to Michael Mandrake’s blog http://tabooindeed.blogspot.com/2011/06/taboo-tens-day-four-erastes.html#comment-form and learn a bit about the Norfolk Broads, leave a comment to be a draw for a copy of Mere Mortals or if you already have that, any of my in-print books.

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No connection at all and game jabber

(written at Dad’s)Bah. This is why I have Saturdays off from Dad’s,normally. I pick up the signal from people living near (legally, btw,it’s a connection sharing programme from British Telecom) and obviously people are OUT doing stuff on Saturday rather … Continue reading

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