Monthly Archives: August 2011

the biology of self-defeating thoughts

Here’s an epiphany I had last night that definitely turns me into a scientist or something: When I won the Valerie Parv Award last July, part of my prize was a critique from a senior Harlequin editor in New York, … Continue reading

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a tv-aholic watches the slush pile

The other day, with nothing better to do, I started watching a new show on iView called Valemont. Exactly 29 seconds later I stopped watching it. This is why: On the black screen, there is a mobile phone, and on … Continue reading

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#rwaus11

I cannot believe my luck. I was silly enough not to have taken that giant step into participation and bought myself a ticket to this year’s Romance Writers of Australia conference – but two days ago a free ticket fell … Continue reading

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what moves you?

special k and I went to see The Illusionist the other day – a wonderful/sad film, that made me more excited than ever to jet off to Scotland at the end of the month. If you’ve seen other Sylvain Chomet … Continue reading

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Jane Eyre the movie

Special k woke me at an ungodly (are gods sleeper-inners?) hour this morning, but it had a positive outcome. I was lying in bed reading at 8am, and checked the local movie times, as you do, and noticed an advance … Continue reading

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