Tag Archives: Writing

looking through old blog posts

Dear Old-Me, Recently looking through my archive of old blog posts I’ve come to the realization that you couldn’t phrase a persuasive argument for shit. Your opinions are in-your-face, emotional and incoherent. Your book reviews are a pain to read. … Continue reading

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vampire house #3

Two tall, robe clad figures stood beside the examination table where the dead girl lay. One was a man with disproportionately broad shoulders and a narrow chin, and the other was an elegant woman with a pleasant face and long … Continue reading

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vampire house #2

Edison waited impatiently as the minute hand of the wall clock declared only half an hour had passed since he made the call. He weighed his options in his mind and tried to come up with a back up plan … Continue reading

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vampire house #1

Vampire House Every monster knows that it is a monster to its prey, and all prey know that they are food for the monsters. There is little room for conscience or hesitation at the moment of the fatal blow. And … Continue reading

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nanowrimo, first time

NaNoWriMo is pretty consuming. I thought it was a month of getting a lot of people to write stories and sharing them with like minded individuals and getting support and giving support. Turns out it’s a month of updating your … Continue reading

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because historical romances are *always* so very realistic

Let’s face it, most all these historical romances are utterly and completely ridiculous: Husbands coming back from the dead; long-lost heirs and heiresses; forged wills; bad-but-actually-good pirates and crime lords; kidnapped children and heroines; murdering psychopaths always on the loose … Continue reading

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Reforming Lord Ragsdale (A happy review)

Reforming Lord Ragsdale by Carla Kelly My rating: 4 of 5 stars Stars: 4.5/5 What are you looking for? Bodice Rippers ala Julia Quinn and Eloise James? I appreciate that they are splendid authors but this book is not exactly … Continue reading

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