Monthly Archives: December 2010

Getting used to pitching my book.

I’ve attended more than a few Christmas parties and gatherings in the last month – probably too many. And one thing I’ve learned is that I need to carry business cards (promoting my blog) with me at all times. Also, … Continue reading

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W00t!

Hit 50K words this week. (to allay confusion, that would be 50K words total, not 50K in a week…. if only I could write that fast!)

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Thank you Depeche Mode.

Exciter and Playing the Angel are two of my favourite albums to write to. Not quite sure why, but I often write more productively when one of them is on the stereo.

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Wednesday Cat Blogging

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Book Review: Mere Passion (and Mere Temptation)

…by Daisy Harris. (twitter, website) This set of eBooks are the first of a series called Ocean Shifters and are set in an alternate universe, where mermaids (mere) and dragons (among others) live in our world. The first book, Mere … Continue reading

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Music: Amelia Curran is incredible!

Have you heard of Amelia Curran? I hadn’t until I heard one of her songs on a sampler and then promoted by CBC Radio 3. To give you a primer: I have yet to purchase the album “Hunter, Hunter” (where … Continue reading

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Book Review: Seven Day Loan

…by Tiffany Reisz. (website, twitter) With a nod to the classic Story of O, Tiffany Reisz writes a compelling erotic tale of a shut-in librarian and his ‘seven day loan’. This fifteen-thousand word novella commences in the fashion of the … Continue reading

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