Monthly Archives: January 2011

Lymond 4: some great writing

I haven’t posted for a few days, because I am lost in Checkmate, the sixth and final book in the chronicles. I got off the tram today just as I finished reading a hugely dramatic scene, and walked all the … Continue reading

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on feedback

I’ve been getting quite a lot of feedback lately – some confidence-destroying, some very encouraging, some useful, some not really to the point. It all affects me. Which has made me think and get all existential. See, this is where … Continue reading

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banning the chuckle; waiting for checkmate

today is just a rant about a pet peeve of mine. Every time a hero chuckles at a heroine, it makes me want to throw the book. It’s most often in the lead-up to a sex scene which makes it … Continue reading

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special edition with special k #2

The city without walls an anthology setting forth the drama of human life arranged by Margaret Cushing Osgood. Published 1933 by Macmillan in New York . Written in English. Have you ever heard of this book? No? Well I’m not … Continue reading

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danko jones

I promised special k I would post this video. I think he’s a little bit addicted to it. There’s some nice storytelling here, too, so it’s not too far off topic… enjoy

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