Monthly Archives: April 2012

A Duty to the Dead by Charles Todd – WWI Challenge

My April book for the The WWI Challenge was A Duty to the Dead by Charles Todd, a mystery novel set (mostly) in England while the war was still going on. Heroine Bess Crawford is the daughter of a colonel … Continue reading

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“Grabinschrift im Sternwald 1914”

Grabinschrift im Sternwald 1914 Es ruhen in diesem Grabe vier, Nimm auf sie Herr zu Dir. Sie sind vom Leibregiment, Das weder Furcht noch Feigheit kennt. Es waren vier tapf’re Helden, Laß ihnen nichts entgelten. Sie taten treulich ihre Pflicht … Continue reading

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Sin! Vintage Erotica Covers

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Philadelphia Fantastic Reading

I’ll be reading for the Philadelphia Fantastic series on this Friday, April 27, 2012, 7:00 pm, to celebrate the release of my Spice Brief, “Under Her Uniform.” Philly Fantastic is held at the Moonstone Arts Center in Philadelphia. Though the … Continue reading

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What am I writing? Thank you for asking!

I’ve been asked several times recently what I’m currently writing. Here’s the answer. I don’t currently have a novel under contract, but I am writing a novel anyway. It’s not an erotic novel, and probably won’t include any sex scenes. … Continue reading

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“A Subaltern,” Siegfried Sassoon

A Subaltern He turned to me with his kind, sleepy gaze And fresh face slowly brightening to the grin That sets my memory back to summer days, With twenty runs to make, and last man in. He told me he’d … Continue reading

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Five Things Linkgasm

In lieu of actual content, today I have five cool links. 1. You can watch a video of Lesley Hall’s Eastercon lecture “Invisible Women: Scientists Women Don’t See” here – note it is 58 minutes long. 2. Extruded Books: A … Continue reading

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Pondering My Next WWI Read

I’ve been really enjoying the first reading challenge in which I’ve participated, which is for books about or set during World War One. One of the good things is that I feel obligated to write and post about each of … Continue reading

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Preliminary WisCon 2012 Schedule

I’ve received my preliminary program schedule for WisCon 36 – it’s subject to change right now, but I’m glad I have the topics so I can make some notes ahead of time! Anti-Heroism Defined Fri, 4:00–5:15 pm Moderator: Victoria Janssen; … Continue reading

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“A Working Party,” Siegfried Sassoon

A Working Party Three hours ago he blundered up the trench, Sliding and poising, groping with his boots; Sometimes he tripped and lurched against the walls With hands that pawed the sodden bags of chalk. He couldn’t see the man … Continue reading

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