Monthly Archives: February 2011


As my last, incredulous post shows, our novel teacher this year actually understands genre writing. This is fab. I had somehow thought that it would bleed into her selections for our reading list, too (that I wouldn’t be stuck trying … Continue reading

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“would they really do that, in a romance novel?”

gah! Last year was chockers with questions like that, for me. Most of my workshopping time had to be used defending or explaining paragraph lengths, word choice, POV, character traits… I did my first workshop of the year, the other … Continue reading

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while the husband sleeps…

it’s one of those magical times – an expanding moment of independence within marriage. He gets the rest he needs, I get the time to follow my solitary pursuits and look at naughty comics online. I’ve just finished reading Committed … Continue reading

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don’t meet your heroes

One very hot evening in 2007, special k and I went to a free concert on the banks of the Hudson River, just up from Ground Zero. We saw some people play who were not too shabby, and then Martha … Continue reading

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doctor fever

I have officially caught it: I love Doctor Who. Or rather, I love Matt Smith’s Doctor Who. He’s an odd hero. The only superpower he seems to possess is his brain – and the centuries of info that have gone … Continue reading

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