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Zombies in romance novels - March 18th, 2009 2:07 PM
You know, I don't understand why some people are adamant that zombies can never be romantic figures in romance novels. After all, we used to say the same thing about...
Anoop is where it's at - March 18th, 2009 1:52 PM
I have a horrible confession to make: I was seriously slacking in my American Idol recaps because I couldn't go for more than a few paragraphs before feeling this urge to...
Post-buyover branding - March 16th, 2009 11:10 PM
Awe-Struck Publishing, after being purchased by Mundania Press, has a pretty nice website makeover. I like the color scheme, but I do have to wonder what kind of branding these...
The right not to talk is an equally valid one - March 13th, 2009 9:48 PM
One annoying trend I notice in the whole Web 2.0 Livejournal/Twitter/MySpace community thingy is that, whenever emotions run high, there is a tendency for the self-proclaimed...
Another look at the whole OMG! RACISM! WHEE! saga - March 13th, 2009 6:27 PM
Pasquinade has another hilarious take on the so-called RaceFail09 saga here. I heartily recommend reading this one because it puts everything in beautiful perspective and...
And you think Romance Land is bad? - March 11th, 2009 11:25 PM
Ann Somerville has nicely chronicled a beautiful drama involving sockpuppets, accusations of racism, sci-fi authors attacking bloggers, lawyers behaving badly, sci-fi editors...
Rumor has it - March 11th, 2009 10:54 PM
I've heard some rumors that Dara Joy and this Cory fellow have not been delivering Dara's latest masterpiece Taste Of The Devil as promised. I'm not sure whether this is true. I...
LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL (x1,000) - March 11th, 2009 12:38 AM
I can just feel what little of my cool kid credibility slipping with those fancy and cool kids that hold sway over Blog Land at the moment, but this is just too good. Point of...
Overheard: Stupid Christian Fraus Praying For Adam Lambert's Soul - March 8th, 2009 8:00 PM
Source: the fabulous Top Idol I'm surprisingly rather excited to see what Adam Lambert does next week, given that he promises to glam things up. I want to see a cross between...
The Great Ravenous Press Pillory - March 7th, 2009 10:08 AM
Firstly, let me reassure a particular slice of zealous fans of that site that this is not a rebuttal to Jane's review of Jamaica Layne's story on Dear Author. No, darlings, Mrs...
Personal libraries are for LOSERS!!!!!! - March 7th, 2009 12:48 AM
Personal libraries are for show-offs.I don't need them. I don't need to show off my collection of books. I'm a book lover, so I don't need silly shelves taking up space in my...
Oooooookay - March 6th, 2009 10:52 AM
American Idol 8 is officially the worst season ever. Dare I hope that Anoop will pull an Elliott Yamin on us all? Nah, he'll be gone soon enough. My prediction: first...
This is a very serious message - March 5th, 2009 10:30 AM
Alright, people, we know American Idol 8 is down the crapper. We have a bunch of losers and boring duds with very little personality. If you love this show, or if you just want...
Self-publishing ra-ra-ra: can we just get to the facts? - March 5th, 2009 9:52 AM
POD People brought this blog entry (newspaper article?) to my attention. I read it, hoping it will say something new about self-publishing, but to my disappointment, it is yet...
How much does an oil rig worker get in America? - March 4th, 2009 3:45 PM
Oil rig workers are among the highest paid blue collar workers in the world. Can someone explain to me how that tuneless oil rig worker on American Idol can claim to be poor again?
Self publishing from an non-fiction writer's POV - March 4th, 2009 2:24 PM
We have seen writers discussing self-publishing and all the wonderful things it is supposed to do for them. Have you noticed how little discussion there are about what...
Now I know I'm really losing it - March 3rd, 2009 8:04 PM
My Amazon parcel arrived today... and I only then realized too late that I accidentally ordered four - FOUR! - copies of Connie Brockway's So Enchanting. FOUR COPIES! What am I...
Those names... - March 3rd, 2009 2:08 PM
Thanks to the latest edition of "The Changeling Insider", which I received because... I don't know, I guess it is for the same reason that I unsubscribed TWICE from Ravenous...
People in romance novels get more stupid as they get older - March 3rd, 2009 1:53 PM
Have you ever noticed this? Kids below the age of five are usually depicted as creepily precocious brats who speak like adults and are obsessed with seeing said adults shag and...
I was on Twitter for three (or is it four?) days - March 2nd, 2009 11:52 PM
I deleted my account shortly after and breathed a sigh of relief.What the heck is that all about? I was told so much about how exciting and amazing this thing is, by the very...
Fancy a living tomb, folks? - March 2nd, 2009 11:18 PM
I learned something new today. Earlier today I accompanied a sick relative to visit a traditional medical practitioner. I've always been on the fence about that kind of medical...
NOOOOOOOOO!!! - March 2nd, 2009 6:23 PM
Pictures of Adam Lambert with purple hair tongue-kissing a guy have hit the Web. Of course there is nothing wrong with this (plus, the tongue kissing is kinda hot if you like...
I wish I have an ebook reader - March 2nd, 2009 9:30 AM
Note: This is not a request for gifts. Please don't offer to send me an ebook reader. They are expensive. Buy something nice for yourself with that money! I don't have time to...
Jamie Bamber loves the bears - March 1st, 2009 10:28 AM
As one of the five people out there who never cared for the updated version of Battlestar Galactica (too emo and tailor-made for pretentious overanalytical Joss Whedon fans for...
HAHAHAHAHA. - February 28th, 2009 11:23 AM