Monthly Archives: November 2011

On Not Attending

I have a post up at the Novelists, Inc. Blog on Non-Attendance is Also Useful.

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Philcon 75

This weekend, I’ll be at the 75th annual Philcon, held this year at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill, NJ. My schedule is here. Principal Speaker: Cory Doctorow Artist Guests of Honor: Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell Musical Guest: … Continue reading

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Philcon 2011 Schedule

This weekend, I’ll be at the 75th annual Philcon. Here’s my schedule: Fri 7:00 – 8:00 PM in Plaza III “Story Openings” Victoria Janssen (mod), Marilyn Brahen, Tim W. Burke, Ty Drago, Michael F. Flynn If you cannot seize and … Continue reading

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Can’t Stop The Business

I haven’t been written any fiction since the end of August – this was on purpose, to give myself a break and to read for research and to, well, just read. (I have been writing a lot of nonfiction blog … Continue reading

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“The Superman,” Robert Grant

The Superman The horror-haunted Belgian plains riven by shot and shell Are strewn with her undaunted sons who stayed the jaws of hell. In every sunny vale of France death is the countersign. The purest blood in Britain’s veins is … Continue reading

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“Requiescant,” Frederick George Scott

Requiescant In lonely watches night by night Great visions burst upon my sight, For down the stretches of the sky The hosts of dead go marching by. Strange ghostly banners o’er them float, Strange bugles sound an awful note, And … Continue reading

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Pintos and Pumpkin

I’ve never posted recipes in this blog before, though I did in my LiveJournal, a while back. This sudden urge to chat about food came from a Twitter discussion. So in honor of fall, and pumpkins, here is my quick … Continue reading

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Sarah Tolerance!

I had a new post up at The Criminal Element this weekend, on Sarah Tolerance: Fallen Woman & Regency Private Eye. It’s an introduction to the series by Madeleine E. Robins, which has started up again after a hiatus. It’s … Continue reading

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So You Think You Can Write

Harlequin is hosting an online writing conference this week. Conference FAQs. “Visit the week of Nov 7-11 to meet the Harlequin editors via blogs, live chats, podcasts, webinars, tweets and more. Discover what makes a great romance story and how … Continue reading

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“Veglia,” Giuseppe Ungaretti

Veglia Cima Quattro il 23 dicembre 1915 Un’intera nottata buttato vicino a un compagno massacrato con la sua bocca digrignata volta al plenilunio con la congestione delle sue mani penetrata nel mio silenzio ho scritto lettere piene d’amore Non sono … Continue reading

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