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94 Why I (Still) Don't Want A Female Who
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This is probably a controversial view, especially from a feminist and a Whovian. Maybe it's because I've been a life-long Whovian - the first episode I can remember is Jon Pertwee's (3rd regeneration) last, Planet of the Spiders - that I can't and don't want to see the Doctor become female. I feel it's almost a step too far to achieving equality. Isn't it enough that the Master has just done it - an act that, bearing in mind his chaotic and twisted nature - actually seems entirely apt ... spacefreighters.blogspot.co...
79 If Wishes Were Horses: A Photo Album
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I'm still in "Writing Reboot" mode, so today I'm going to share some photos of the other big part of my life--our horses and the ranch. 

Photos of our two-year-old Thoroughbred in training, "Star."

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94 IF NOT 'MY SECRET ALIEN BABY,' THEN WHAT?
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During the discussion that lasted through several posts a few weeks ago here at Spacefreighters concerning a trend toward lurid covers and titles in SFR, I neglected to mention I was having my own little title crisis over Book 4 in my
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80 Terms of Endearment: Mummy/Daddy Issues
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One of the issues I run into occasionally is that, as a British writer who has taken to writing in US English (it was a requirement of my first publisher, and since at the time I expected all my work to be released through them - oh, the naivety! - I stuck with it) I quite often get little notes from my editor of  'too British' or 'non-US term'. It's not just the lack of 'u's in words (though I have my dictionary set for US so that's a rare occurrence). It's everyday stuff like the US call ch... spacefreighters.blogspot.co...
72 Time to Reboot
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Yesterday we celebrated Easter dinner with family, and the theme of new beginnings and a fresh start stuck with me.

These past few months haven't been th... spacefreighters.blogspot.co...
94 WHAT'S TO WATCH? QUICKY REVIEWS!
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I’m hip-deep in revisions of my latest novel in the Interstellar Rescue series, so I don’t have the time to do full reviews of what I’ve been watching in my spare time. But how about a couple of quickshot recommendations?

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93 It's not your book anymore
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Books are a bit like kids.  You get this idea for a story, you work and work and work and write and edit and hate it and love it… and there's a book. You have the book edited, have a cover designed… and finally it's finished, ready for the next phase of its existence. You're an anxious parent, you might shed a tear as, heart in mouth, you send your creation off into a larger world where readers wait with (you hope) breathless anticipation. You wait for the first sales...
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94 The Alien Admiral's Cyborg
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I really enjoyed reading Sharon's post the other day about Romanc...
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92 TITLES AND TROPES, TAKE TWO
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Titles and tropes. Romance and science fiction. Commerce and art. The same, but different. And a cover that sells. Sometimes it seems trying to balance all these things in a single manuscript is just impossible. It’s enough to send a writer off screaming into the wilderness.

I was fascinated by the same questions Greta encountered in the SciFi Romance Group Facebook discussion and those raised e...
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88 Is romance guilty as charged?
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I don't think many people would disagree with the statement that romance authors take a lot of crap. From the unintentionally offensive chuckling of friends at dinner parties to blatant snubbing by the New York Times

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