Monthly Archives: January 2012

Budapest Noir

I have a preview of Budapest Noir by Vilmos Kondor up at The Criminal Element, if you missed it last week!

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes – Vintage Erotica Covers

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“Edith Cavell,” Laurence Binyon

Edith Cavell She was binding the wounds of her enemies when they came— The lint in her hand unrolled. They battered the door with their rifle-butts, crashed it in: She faced them gentle and bold. They haled her before the … Continue reading

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Writers’ Ephemera

This month I’ve been cleaning up assorted papers I’d accumulated over the last few years. Like many writers, I have a strange attraction to notebooks, some decorative, some plain spiral-bound of varying qualities, bought for various reasons: a pretty one … Continue reading

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Zouaves at Arisia – Pics

I was thrilled on Sunday morning at Arisia when, while ambling through the lobby, I spotted a zouave. I walked a little past, wondering if I’d been mistaken – maybe it was just a similar uniform, and he was busy … Continue reading

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Girl Fever: Cover Reveal

I have a post on World War One male/male romances over at Heroes & Heartbreakers. Girl Fever: 69 Stories of Sudden Sex for Lesbians from Cleis Press now has a publication date of June 12, 2012 and is available for … Continue reading

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“Fleurette,” Robert W. Service

Fleurette THE WOUNDED CANADIAN SPEAKS: My leg? It’s off at the knee. Do I miss it? Well, some. You see I’ve had it since I was born; And lately a devilish corn. (I rather chuckle with glee To think how … Continue reading

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Steampunk at Arisia 2012 – Pics

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Heroes of Anne Stuart

Wickedly Funny: the humor of Anne Stuart’s Heroes is up at Heroes & Heartbreakers. The post focused on Stuart’s novel Devil’s Waltz.

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Pics – Arisia 2012

Photos from Arisia 2012, in Boston, Massachusetts. Need some dice? This stormtrooper? Is cake. No, really, he was cake. People ate him. Need some steampunky specs? Among my favorite costumes of the con – cross-gender casting of Holmes and Watson.

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