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Jul.06.2010
Apologies for the long gap in blogging.  Please note that I'm actually no longer blogging at The Red Room. For my online journal, please visit: http://annebrooke.blogspot.com  Neither am I updating my list of works on my page here - for a note of these, please visit my website at: http://www....
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May.13.2010
Life news: Lord H and I went for a group evening walk in Bookham Common earlier in the week, and were lucky enough to spot - and hear - our first nightingale of the year, hurrah! We also spent some time attempting to track down a cuckoo - often heard but rarely seen - but sadly it proved elusive....
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May.09.2010
Life news: Am gradually getting to feel a bit better, hurrah, though I'm still dosing up on catarrh remedies and blowing my nose for Britain. How delightful. I've taken to carrying wads of tissues and 2 handkerchiefs everywhere with me, just in case. A girl in her prime can enjoy several. Still, I...
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May.06.2010
Life News: Am still sick, groan. I did manage to get into work on Tuesday to deal with my 90 or so emails I'd gathered over the weekend, but the boss sent me home at 3.30pm saying how awful I looked. Can't say I blame him really. I just couldn't stop sneezing and my eyes were red and raw. Nice. I...
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May.02.2010
Life News: Lordy, but I'm sick. As the proverbial. My bank holiday weekend has been spent coughing pathetically, trying to be brave (ho ho, as if), quaffing Lemsip, Sudafed and Echinacea as if they're all going out of business, and trying to breathe through the catarrh. Whilst smearing castor oil...
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Apr.29.2010
Writing News: I'm happy to say that the lovely Anders at Queer Magazine Online will shortly be offering my gay short story, A Serious Business, as a free download in his new eBook store - so watch this space. And I do love the cover. Thanks, Anders! I've also signed and returned the contract for ...
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Apr.25.2010
A short blog as I really have to go to bed but here are the edited highlights: 1. We've had a really wonderful few days away. 2. Birds seen for the first time this year are: stone curlews, great bustards (lifetime first - and you can find out more about the reintroduction of these fantastic birds...
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Apr.21.2010
Writing News: I'm happy to say that my literary short story, The Secret Thoughts of Leaves, is now published at Untreed Reads, and you can also read an extract here. And isn't that cover wonderful? I love it. Other writing news is that my gay fantasy short story, Angels and Airheads, will now be...
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Apr.18.2010
Writing News: Seeing as I am (fairly evidently) not having my week's holiday in Pompeii (ah the irony of it all ...) - of which more later - here's some happy writing news: my gay erotic short story, The Delaneys and Me, is now published by Amber Allure, and you can find out more and purchase a...
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Apr.15.2010
Writing News: A lovely surprise today to receive my author copies of The Hit List - they look amazing. I've packed up one for a friend, one for my mother and one for a reviewer, and plan to post these off tomorrow, hurrah. Other nice news is that I've sent off my contracts for Tuluscan Six and the...
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Apr.11.2010
Writing News: I'm pleased to say that my gay erotic short story, The Delaneys and Me, is now up at Amber Allure Press although it's not published until Sunday 18 April. I'm noting it now as I'll be away on holiday at that point so won't be blogging until I get back. I'm also happy to say that Give...
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Apr.08.2010
Writing News: Am pleased to say that Give and Take has a new review at Three Dollar Bill Reviews, so thanks for reading, Kassa - much appreciated! At the same time, The Hit List gained a 4 star rating at Goodreads, so that's very heartening too. Which is good as I must admit I've been feeling...
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Apr.05.2010
Writing News: I'm happy to say that The Hit List has received a very thorough 4-star review at Goodreads and I'm immensely pleased with that. Thanks, Kassa. At the same time, Give and Take gained an "Excellent" grade at The Well-Read Book Blog so that's been a nice boost too. I was also...
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Apr.01.2010
Happy Easter weekend! I hope you all have a glorious time and manage to avoid the worst of the rather bizarre weather we're having at the moment. Did summer already happen and I missed it?? Writing News: I'm really thrilled with the cover art for my upcoming GLBT short story, Martin and The Wolf,...
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Mar.28.2010
Writing News: I'm happy to say that The Hit List is now available in paperback at Amazon US and it's received two 5-star reviews at Goodreads here and here. Thanks to both readers! I'm also pleased to tell you that Give and Take has today received a thought-provoking 4.5 star review atMichelenjeff...
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