Monthly Archives: October 2011

Thank you all-and Junction X Pressies From Me!

Thank you all for the birthday wishes so far, it’s only midday and I’m blown away by the dozens and dozens of well-wishing messages, cards, tweets I’ve had. Every year it gets better and believe me, it really really compensates … Continue reading

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Well, Howdy!

I have Red Dead Redemption. *shakes fist at Teddypig for recommending it* I will NOT NOT NOT be starting it until I’ve finished Deus Ex Human Revolution. Two hugely immersive games, not a good idea. But any game that says … Continue reading

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Cover Flat for Junction X

I suppose it labels me as a bit of an old dinosaur that I love the artistic side of publishing books—the effort that the publisher CAN go through to make sure that the book is as attractive as possible, inside … Continue reading

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Glowing Praise for Junction X

http://cheyennepublishing.com/books/junction.html OK – it’s not out yet, but mark your diaries please – official publish date is 1st November (the Day after My Birthday!) but I asked three gay author luminaries to read it in advance and this is what … Continue reading

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Bits and Bobs

I Knew Him is now at 73k words. This is a bit worrying as I was kind of aiming for 80k and there’s no way I’m going to come in at that. I still have a wedding, a moider and … Continue reading

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betterer

Getting better. Temperature is down and staying down and although the leg is still as puffy as a massive sausage and pink it’s nowhere near as painful. The only way to get it down further is to lose weight, although … Continue reading

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Useful posts

Don’t miss this highly information article on Carina’s submissions, consideration and acquisition process. http://carinapress.com/blog/?p=8701 Interesting post about 18th century coinage and the value of money http://t.co/EciDLz9t Ten words you might think are from science but are really from Science Fiction … Continue reading

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Catching up with lots of news, interesting or otherwise

This is an amusing little timewaster: The Lulu Titlescorer. Tells you how likely your title is to be a best seller. Although: 1. I don’t even understand the grammar questions being asked and 2. Does Lulu have many best sellers? … Continue reading

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Believe in what you write—even if it is “only for money”

I was listening to Woman’s Hour this morning on BBC Radio 4 and they had a short piece on Georgette Heyer, in the light of a new Georgette Heyer Biography that’s coming out. Apparently she was quite dismissive of her … Continue reading

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this is why i get annoyed

It’s not memory/alzheimers, it’s simply MAN and “NOT BOTHERING TO LISTEN” 1. Dad: Can I help? Me: Please can you get me the two oval serving bowls. Dad: *comes back with two sideplates.* “is this them?” Me: No, the two … Continue reading

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