Monthly Archives: May 2013

Dogs and Goddesses chapter 7 part 3: Steamy almost-sex action

My goodness, it’s been a long time! Alright, that’s it: this is officially the last time I use a dead-tree book for decons. It’s so much more convenient to pound out a chapter at lunch at work using my kindle … Continue reading

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Conversations with my stomach

I’m trying to listen to my body more, trusting my body’s ability to self-regulate its own food choices (as outlined in the Health At Any Size movement). Today, my stomach has decided it’s a picky toddler. Me:¬†Alright, we’re at the … Continue reading

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Bitten: Summons (chapter 3)

Content note:¬†rape culture In this chapter, the slow descent begins. Today’s feature: Mary Sue traits. “Mary Sue” is a term for a very specific kind of character, one found very often in beginning fanfiction and other amateur writings. Mary Sue … Continue reading

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Bitten: Human (chapter 2)

The chapter starts out with a chain of bait’n’switch: It’s mother’s day and she has a present for someone, but her mother is dead. She’s visiting Phillip’s mother, but he’s not with her. She refers to him as her boyfriend, … Continue reading

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Bitten: Prologue

This book starts out so well. I think honestly that’s part of why I felt betrayed later, when it all unravels; it started out exactly like the kind of book I want to see more of, the kind of book … Continue reading

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On fashion

How does fashion work, exactly? >.> I was musing on my facebook the other day: Ok here’s the plan: Someone go into the future and bring me a history book about early 21st-century fashion trends, one of the good ones … Continue reading

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Dogs and Goddesses Chapter 7 Part 2: In which this becomes a romance novel

Content note: Frank talk about sex. NSFW And here I thought I might have miscatagorized this book. We begin the next section with the Three hanging out in Abby’s kitchen, finishing up cleaning and making cookies while discussing the Kammani … Continue reading

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