Monthly Archives: August 2010

Charles Sorley, "Such, Such Is Death"

TweetSuch, Such Is Death Such, such is Death: no triumph: no defeat:Only an empty pail, a slate rubbed clean,A merciful putting away of what has been. And this we know: Death is not Life, effete,Life crushed, the broken pail. We … Continue reading

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Music Linkgasm

TweetAnd now for something completely different! I thought I’d share a few of my favorite MP3 music blogs. It was hard, but I limited myself to five.1. The Hype Machine is a blog aggregator – it’s a great place to … Continue reading

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Writing for Women, Writing for Men

TweetI read about a workshop at the RWA Conference whose topic, I think, was writing for women versus writing for men. I didn’t attend, so the actual title didn’t stick in my mind. However, it sparked thoughts, and I of … Continue reading

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IASPR Call for Proposals

TweetJust in case anyone out there is interested! A Call For Proposals for The Third Annual International Conference on Popular Romance: Can’t Buy Me Love?Sex, Money, Power, and RomanceNew York CityJune 26-28, 2011The International Association for the Study of Popular … Continue reading

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I’m a Naughty Guest Today

TweetI’m a guest today at The Naughty Girls Next Door, with my thoughts on “Selling the Unusual Setting.” Drop by and say hello! I’d love to hear your thoughts on this topic.

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Websites Are Interview Suits

TweetIf you’re reading this blog, you may or may not have visited my website. I’ve been thinking about it a lot in the last year or so. I’ve read articles and blog posts about what makes a good website. I’ve … Continue reading

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Edmund Blunden, "Vlamertinghe: Passing the Chateau"

TweetVlamertinghe: Passing the Chateau And all her silken flanks with garlands drest– But we are coming to the sacrifice. Must those flowers who are not yet gone West? May those flowers who live with death and lice? This must be … Continue reading

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Wilfrid Wilson Gibson, ‘The Going"

TweetThe Going He’s gone. I do not understand. I only know That as he turned to go And waved his hand, In his young eyes a sudden glory shone: And I was dazzled by a sunset glow, And he was … Continue reading

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Descriptive Worldbuilding

TweetWhen I was writing The Duchess, Her Maid, The Groom & Their Lover, I was doing a lot of my worldbuilding on the spot, whenever I felt something was needed.I do think about aspects of the world before I begin … Continue reading

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Under Flowerpots, Mostly

TweetThis post was originally written for Savvy Authors. It makes me chortle when people ask writers “Where do you get your ideas?” Because where does anyone get ideas? And what kind of ideas do they mean when they ask? I … Continue reading

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