Category Archives: films

In Which I Ponder Why Jo March Didn’t Choose Laurie. By Ripley Proserpina

In my last week’s blog post, I talked a little bit about reverse harem, and the idea of the female lead character not having to choose between love interests. Thinking more about this, I realized there are a lot of … Continue reading

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Rachel Sharpe’s Fascination with Film by Stacy Hoff

Hello Passionate Readers! Today I have a guest, crime author Rachel Sharpe. Her stories unfold like movies. A PI flick that would make any film noir buff proud. Read on to learn about Rachel and her fascination with film! FASCINATION … Continue reading

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Going to 8 Pi-Con! Now Where’s My Pirate Hat?

I started out in science fiction and fantasy and it shows in my stories. I’m a world builder and my characters have family and friends that usually appear in later books creating a series. I love the costuming and the … Continue reading

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A Very Hobbit Weekly Paranormal-Scope

While I’m not qualified in any way to read neither stars nor planets, I am intimately linked with the paranormal in the world.  In many ways, so are you. The week ahead for: Aries Beware of Orcs!  Be cautious with your … Continue reading

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Equinox & Super Moon

You know, that could make a good title for a superheroine series… but of course I’m talking about the wonderful convergence of natural events this weekend. The biggest moon you’ll see for some time to come, ‘a super “perigee moon”‘ … Continue reading

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Deadlines & Stress

The best thing about getting lots of things published is having lots of happy readers as well as all those lovely covers to gaze at with delight and of course (one hopes) a growing balance of royalties. The bad thing, … Continue reading

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A Good Cry

The romance industry prides itself on the reliability of the HEA (or at least the HFN), but sometimes you need the purging goodness of a real good cry.  That’s when you drag out your dog-eared copy of Little Women or … Continue reading

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