I haven’t been updating my site recently because my Internet Service Provider is – surprise – currently having problems until August 7. I think they haven’t paid their upstream service people again. This time around they didn’t even bother to provide a reason, not that it matters because if they do, it’d be either their [...]
Archive | July, 2011
I wonder why they all look so horsewhipped and unhappy…
Naturally I have no idea whether this is a good guide or not, but the blog from which I found this link highly recommended it. So here you go: http://davidgaughran.wordpress.com/lets-get-digital/ The PDF version is free.
This season is hilarious to watch, although that’s probably because I despise half the cast. Jeff is so insufferably self-righteous for being a complete homophobic idiot, Brenda the Skype Penis Wonder is pathetic, Rachel is hysterically deluded and jealous of any female who outshines her, and, surprise, Daniele turns out to be one of the [...]
http://globalcomment.com/2011/in-praise-of-hermione-granger-series/ Between the humorless comments in the above hilarious article and the bizarre comments in the Dear Author review of Lori Foster’s book (so many people are more interested in dissecting the meaning of the term “fourth wall” instead of READING the review), I think I can officially declare that humor as we know it [...]
Interesting reading. http://leegoldberg.typepad.com/a_writers_life/2011/07/rights-grab.html http://www.thepassivevoice.com/06/2011/write-more-for-harlequin-receive-less-money/ http://www.thepassivevoice.com/07/2011/attorney-to-harlequin-what-have-you-been-smoking/ http://www.jackiebarbosa.com/2011/06/28/caught-in-the-net-that-is-net/ There are links from the above three to click on if you want to check out the fuss some more. If I recall correctly, Harlequin has a long tradition of screwing authors, especially in their series line, by underpaying them when the company think they can get away with [...]
Michael Jackson is dead. What would his children think when they see… this?