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A potential combustible post - June 5th, 2009 4:16 PM
Why do some romance authors, once they are "saved" by religion, turn around and denounce their previous books and even their former readers in shockingly intolerant terms? Like...
America, what did you see in these wastes of flesh? - June 3rd, 2009 1:54 PM
Hmm - June 3rd, 2009 1:47 PM
I have not seen a Silhouette Romantic Suspense (or whatever they are called in the UK/Australian area) in... almost a year. I see plenty of Harlequin Mills...
Online piracy of books, again - June 3rd, 2009 10:50 AM
Jane wrote an excellent article on it at Dear Author at http://dearauthor.com/wordpress/2009/06/02/effectively-combatting-piracy/ I'd like to add that authors may (rightfully)...
Poor Susan Boyle - June 2nd, 2009 12:09 PM
From the backlash to her hype to her being admitted to the Priory, the famous "mental health clinic" in Great Britain, Susan Boyle's post-Britain's Got Talent fame doesn't seem...
Do bloggers need that much love and attention from authors? - June 1st, 2009 1:57 PM
Point of reference: http://kbgbabbles.blogspot.com/2009/05/kbs-day-at-2009-nyc-book-expo-america.html Okay, let's assume that I am also a blogger, since I'm online and I'm...
Vacation thoughts - June 1st, 2009 12:22 PM
I'm taking a short break from updating the website (I'll be back by Wednesday) because I need time to catch up with my reading. I'm spending more time on the website than I am...
Casetteboy versus The Apprentice - May 31st, 2009 12:49 AM
If you watch The Apprentice UK, you will love this hilarious masterpiece by "Casetteboy" who took scenes and words from the show and spliced them into this awesome and truly...
Cheesecake: Sexy or Ridiculous - May 30th, 2009 12:40 PM
What's your vote? Sexy or ridiculous? I have to say: I doubt any straight American male singer will dare put himself through this the way his European counterparts would!
Too cool for last names? - May 28th, 2009 12:19 AM
Why do the main characters in so many MM romances don't have last names?Because they are too angsty for last names?Or is it because it's easier and faster to find and replace...
Peek at POD - May 26th, 2009 11:27 AM
Recently Mr Orr of one of my favorite indie/self-published book review hangouts, PODBRAM, was saying there seemed to be a decline in the number of such sites devoted to the...
Free story with werecats, hammy vampires, sexy guys, and... did I mention FREE? - May 26th, 2009 12:41 AM
No, I'm not Zoe Winters' mother. She doesn't know me in any way and I don't believe I have corresponded with her via email. But when I came across her free short story, I think...
Let's all point and laugh: June Harlequin Mills & Boon releases - May 23rd, 2009 11:45 PM
These are the upcoming June '09 Harlequin Mills & Boon Modern books. I have not altered a single word from the publicity material. Notice how many secret baby stories there...
Dead Tree Publishers and Online Relations - May 23rd, 2009 12:01 AM
With the recent drama about how Avon had the temerity to say that online folks didn't really influence the sales of books much in the long run, I hesitate to say this, but I...
Worthy Is The Lamb... Or Not - May 21st, 2009 12:21 PM
Well....I'm on West Coast. I was watching it online, but stopped when they were going to announce who won (it gets me worried). I missed the performance between Adam and Kris,...
So, what shall we do about plagiarism? - May 20th, 2009 2:18 PM
Says a Smart Bitch, "But the reaction never changes. Within the community of writers, some bring up the issue as a matter of educational opportunity; others wish we’d stop...
Those feelings best left unspoken - May 19th, 2009 9:44 PM
I find it interesting that the rumor of American Idol rejects Anoop Desai and Megan Joy dating had some fans going, "Yucks! That's disgusting!" or, a little more mildly, "I...
AI8 quote of the season - May 19th, 2009 2:42 PM
An anonymous post on Datalounge: Half the guys in WeHo look like Adam, but the other half look like Kris. And most of the lesbians look like Danny.
Smashwords - May 19th, 2009 12:23 AM
Thanks to POD People for letting me know of this. It looks like Smashwords (https://www.smashwords.com) is a service that allows anyone - publishers or individuals - to run an...
The most deadly bad sex single-sentence ever - May 18th, 2009 6:18 PM
"Anyway, after a few moments of licking her pussy, he stood on top of her and position his dick to into her clit." Think about it. For the author's sake, I hope she's a virgin...
Ugh, small presses can be such a pain sometimes - May 17th, 2009 5:06 PM
Just checking - did I miss out on any place that I can buy electronic versions of Alex Beecroft's False Colors and Erastes' Transgressions? Running Tree Press seem to have them...
This cover isn't bad at all - May 16th, 2009 7:41 PM
This was nominated for the coveted title of Worst Cover of the Year by AAR, but I actually think this one is pretty nice in a "futuristic fashion ad" kind of way. Call me a...
Dogs in distress - May 15th, 2009 6:27 PM
I don't know why some people want to keep dogs if they don't intend to actually take care of it. Recently, in Pulau Ketam, the town council had this great idea to round up and...
Ebook piracy, ooh - May 15th, 2009 3:03 PM
Whenever I update my website, I go to Amazon to nab the book covers to go along with the review. Sometimes, when Amazon has that annoying "Look Inside!" thingy, the cover cannot...
AmazonEncore is here! - May 15th, 2009 10:59 AM
AmazonEncore From their page: "AmazonEncore is a new program whereby Amazon will use information such as customer reviews on Amazon.com to identify exceptional, overlooked...