Category Archives: science fiction with romantic elements

Albacon 2012 in Latham, NY

Albacon is in Latham, NY, at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites this year.  We are so excited.   :)  Enjoy and wish you were here.  There’s always next year.  For hall costumes, C. Margery Kempe and I wore traditional saris … Continue reading

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Reading at Albacon: Oct 18-21

by C. Margery Kempe Our fearless leader, Susan Hanniford Crowley, and I will be heading to Albacon this week. We’ll be taking part in a lot of panels about writing and reading, trends in speculative fiction and the overlaps with … Continue reading

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When Love is Mysterious

When love is mysterious there’s an additional appeal.   There are loads of heroes who fit the mysterious bill.  Let’s go over some categories. Outcasts/expatriots who are trying to lay low/Bad boy businessmen who are unconventional: I think most people will agree … Continue reading

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Spring Fever

by C. Margery Kempe WHAN that Aprille with his shoures soote The droghte of Marche hath perced to the roote, And bathed every veyne in swich licour, Of which vertu engendred is the flour; Whan Zephirus eek with his swete … Continue reading

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The Life Behind The Art: Mary Shelley by Debralee Mede

“The different accidents of life are not so changeable as the feelings of human nature. I had worked hard for nearly two years, for the sole purpose of infusing life into an inanimate body. For this I had deprived myself … Continue reading

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Getting Racy in the Library

We were reading smut out loud in the library and no one shushed us! It was rather interesting to read erotica in a library, but Lucy Felthouse and I were eager to have the opportunity offered. We were grateful to … Continue reading

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Alt.Fiction

C. Margery Kempe here. This is where I am this weekend! Tuesday I’ll be reading with Lucy Felthouse at the Leicester Library, 6pm. Alt.Fiction Festival 2011 25th-26th June QUAD, Market Place, Derby Saturday 25th June, 10am – Midnight Sunday 26th … Continue reading

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Melange Authors Weekend Giveaway

by C. Margery Kempe Welcome to our weekend spotlight with Nancy and the authors from Melange Books! Read through to get to know the writers and to find the fabulous prizes they’ll be giving away. Herbert Grosshans Herbert lives near … Continue reading

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Double the Fun with Inara LaVey and Dana Fredsti

I’m joining up with my pal Kit Marlowe to welcome the fabulous Inara LaVey and her fun loving pal, Dana Fredsti. We first met over at Ravenous Romance because Dana was the whiz who put together a wild and wonderful … Continue reading

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Bookie Awards Nominations from Romance Author Stella Price

Bookie Awards Nominations! Hello all! As Convention Director for the Authors After Dark event, I’m happy to present to you all the nominations for 41 of the 45 categories for the first annual bookie awards! Now the Bookies from this … Continue reading

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