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Bloody Valentine Sale at DriveThruFiction

The good folks over at DriveThruFiction are running a Bloody Valentine sale this weekend and offer 25% off e-books that fall under the “dark romance” umbrella. Lots of good stories on offer, including a couple of mine. Send to Kindle

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Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month: January 2014

Welcome to “Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month”, a new feature on this blog. So what is “Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month”? It’s a round-up of speculative fiction by indie authors newly published this month, though for the debut … Continue reading

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Return of the Girl Cooties

This entry is part 5 of 10 in the series The Girl Cooties series

This entry is part 5 of 10 in the series The Girl Cooties seriesTo be exact, they never really went away, because the multiple discussions about sexism and racism in SFF and what to do about it are still going … Continue reading

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Bloomsday Linkdump

Large parts of Southern and Eastern Germany are still flooded, but luckily my feet are still dry. Though I was commissioned to create a PowerPoint presentation about flood clean-up efforts, particularly with regard to oil-polluted flood waters, for a conference … Continue reading

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Revenge of the Girl Cooties or Do we need a different writers organisation?

This entry is part 2 of 10 in the series The Girl Cooties series

This entry is part 2 of 10 in the series The Girl Cooties seriesWarning! Knowing what happened to other women who dared to have opinions, be warned that trollish comments will either be deleted with extreme prejudice or held up … Continue reading

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Controversy, Romance, Translation and Sex – It’s a Valentine’s Day Linkdump

Controversy (or not): The New York Times has an interview with Jodi Picoult, which apparently caused some stir in certain circles. Honestly, I went into the interview thinking I was about to read something incredibly controversial and offensive, but the … Continue reading

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Rose Monday Linkdump

Rose Monday is the main event in German carnival. Not that it affects me much, since I don’t live in a carnival region and secondary schools don’t have official carnival celebrations. Meanwhile, my cold is improving somewhat, but I’m still … Continue reading

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Twilight, Religion and Misogyny

At The Hooded Utilitarian, there is a fascinating essay by Mette Ivie Harrison, herself a Mormon writer of YA fantasy, about how Twilight relates to Mormon beliefs. Found via Sherwood Smith, where she also shares some observations made during a … Continue reading

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Cora goes to Osnabrück and discovers a new genre name

I’ve been absent for three days now, because it’s been a busy week. Besides, I took the day off on Wednesday to take the train to Osnabrück, a city approximately 120 kilometers to the southwest of Bremen. I really like … Continue reading

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Cora cracks the Spanish market and paranormal romance sex excuses

Yeah, so the post title is search engine bait, but it’s actually accurate. The German national team made it into the Euro 2012 quarter finals tonight after beating Denmark 2:1 in a not very good game. I actually got bored … Continue reading

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