Ways in which I actually have described this book to people: “It’s about a loud redhead with glasses and a big backside who swears a lot.” (Friend, dryly: “So, nothing like you, then?”) “Also a lot of people in the background are deconstructing the concept of the Divine Right Of Kings.” “If this book was […]
Read More Out-Take Friday, 4
Okay! So, I have been planning to launch Heavy Ice on the 1st of December. However, I haven’t been able to find a button on either Lulu or Amazon that says ‘make this book available on this date’, and it takes longer for the paperbacks to get listed on Amazon than it does for the […]
Read More In which it’s not so much of a launch, more a confused hovercraft
An actual out-take this time, from the early chapters of Heavy Ice.
Read More Out-Take Friday, 3
My proof copy of Heavy Ice came. It has a new owner. No, really. Maybe I should get her a copy of The Good, The Bad and The Furry: The Brand-New Adventures of the World’s Most Melancholy Cat and Other Whiskery Friends instead?
Read More BOOK IS BELONG TO KITTY
It’s Out-Take Friday! This week, an advertising flyer for the latest in Ailebroc biomedical fashions. 🙂 The Makery, Gentry and Professional Sort are invited to consider the studio of Lodovico Chiang Keratinist-Artist St. Maarten’s Levels, The Terem, Ailebroc POPULAR THIS SEASON The Merry Cuckold, with full horns sweeping back from brow The Dance Of The […]
Read More Out-Take Friday, 2
Dear future self: Since we have a book coming out soon, I’m writing to remind you that reading discussion of your books that you find around the web has a tendency to discombobulate you. It may feel as if people are demanding things from you that you find outside your range of competence, not what […]
Read More Note to future self
Today while making a somewhat doomed attempt to tidy the house I noticed that the general confusion of soft toys in my bedroom had produced a tableau in which Cerberus, Guardian of the Underworld, appeared to be carrying off a small grey-furred hedgehog. And then it occurred to me that someone out there has probably […]
Read More His Hell-Bound Hedgehog
I’ve decided that in the month running up to Heavy Ice’s launch I’m going to post an extra Requite snippet every Friday. These aren’t excerpts from the book, they’re extras – some out-takes, some newly written. Here’s the first one: From ClanFerah Reyes Gaby to her good cousin representative of those who carry the Emperor’s […]
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