Boat sex

Sex in a sinking boat, anyone?

Can’t help finding this Durex advert vaguely ridiculous. Their PR company describes it as featuring “passionate couples in numerous wild locations” Try absurd locations. I mean, I guess the idea here is that when sex is really good (like, really good, though, yeah? Like, Durex good. Not like that mediocre sex you have with Trojan condoms)…

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Everything I write has been written before

I haven’t written in a while. I wanted to explain why but the trouble is I’m suffering from an acute case of the Already-saids. It’s not like déjà vu. It’s a genuine affliction. You see, I’ve come to the realisation that everything I write has been written before. Yes, even this. I’m not kidding. Somewhere…

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Inherent sexism at The Sun

Further proof that sexism at The Sun runs SO much deeper than Page 3. From Gorkana: “This Sunday, Fabulous magazine will dedicate half of its pages to men. The back half of Fabulous will be called MF, which stands for Men’s Fabulous, and will include men’s stories, an interview with Freddie Flintoff, pics, reviews and…

Mills and Boon front cover

Writing a Mills & Boon novel – The first draft

As you know, lovely readers, I have been attempting to write (and generally musing on) Mills & Boon for some time now. I kicked off my blog series with a snide look at why I was absolutely, definitely capable of penning such an opus (here), followed by sarky deconstructions of the plot (here), characters (here),…