Monthly Archives: August 2012

Foreign words in Dialogue/health

Someone asked me on twitter about an antiquated French word and there was a short discussion (after all it is Twitter) about whether people liked foreign words inserted into a book to “give a flavour” and remind people that the … Continue reading

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Rainbow Blog Hop: What writing LGBTQ fiction means to me

The Rainbow Bloghop is here! Pop over to the Blog and find out what it’s all about – there’s LOADS of freebies and giveaways, not only from the authors themselves (over 70 have signed up, so there’s 70 chances of … Continue reading

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Furious with the Archers!

It’s hot. 28 degrees today, 34 yesterday and so I’m in a ranty mood. (More especially as as soon as I arrived at Dad’s I got pounced on by the owners of the house next door who are trying to … Continue reading

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Promo in ebooks—a rantette

Firstly, I think publishers underuse the promotional capability of ebooks, but that’s up to them. It seems an ideal place to link to books and videos and goodness knows what, it surprises me how many don’t. Secondly, I get sick … Continue reading

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The Olympics converted me

I was hugely cynical before the games, like many many Brits. I think we were all pretty sure that we, as a nation of “try, but oh dear, we didn’t succeeders” (except perhaps in invasion) couldn’t pull off something as … Continue reading

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Big News about Standish

As you may know, I’ve been trying to get Standish into ebook form for some time, and I’ve been having discussions about PD Publishing regarding this. We’ve decided—on a purely mutual agreement—that the rights will now revert to me, for … Continue reading

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The Next Best Thing Meme

1) Answer the 10 questions below. 2) Spread the fun and tag 5 more awesome people to participate. 1. What is the title of your book / WIP? Gentleman of Fortune 2. Where did the idea of the book come … Continue reading

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