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animalstalkinginallcaps: COME WITH ME ALICE. YOU’RE TOO WILD, TOO BEAUTIFUL, TO LIVE IN CHAINS. YOU BELONG OUT HERE. A ROSE IN A VASE IS NOT A ROSE IN THE FIELD. IT WITHERS. WHERE WOULD WE GO, LUKE? WHAT WOULD WE EAT? ANYWHERE WE WANT, MY LOVE, AND ANYTHING WE CAN CATCH OR FIND IN DUMPSTERS. YOU THINK YOU HAVE SECURITY BUT YOU HAVE SHACKLES. YOU THINK YOU ARE LOVED BUT YOU ARE A TOY FOR…

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This is a book deal announcement.

I’m so happy for Justin! animalstalkinginallcaps: There was a time, long ago, in a world not unlike our own, where a writer would produce a manuscript after many laborious hours spent hunched over a typewriter of such heft and weight it could easily be used to bludgeon a burglar to death. Writers would not bash ne’er-do-wells’ heads in, of course, for multiple reasons, chief among them being that writers have nothing of value to burgle…

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Coming June 30, 2012

Highland soldier Callum MacDonell battled lowland Covenanters at the service of the King. Now charged with hunting an assassin, his journey would lead not to justice, but to a murderer’s passionate Covenanter sister, Mari McEwan.  Betrayed and abandoned by the man she loved, Mari faced judgment by a tribunal of her people demanding she name the father of her unborn child, or be exiled from everything she knows. Only an enemy soldier could save her…

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War, passion mark ‘Hemingway & Gellhorn’ – Boston.com

War, passion mark ‘Hemingway & Gellhorn’ – Boston.com In between, the pair dodge bombs and bullets that at times serve as a dangerous backdrop for their sexual encounters (played with gusto, and a fair amount of nudity, by the film’s stars). “It’s about storytelling, what was necessary to show the heat that existed between them and especially in the heat of war,” said Kaufman. <J.L. raises an eyebrow.> When blowing stuff up isn’t hot enough,…

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Queen Victoria’s Journals

Queen Victoria’s Journals Now online! A message from HM Queen Elizabeth II In this the year of my Diamond Jubilee, I am delighted to be able to present, for the first time, the complete on-line collection of Queen Victoria’s journals from the Royal Archives. These diaries cover the period from Queen Victoria’s childhood days to her Accession to the Throne, marriage to Prince Albert, and later, her Golden and Diamond Jubilees. Thirteen volumes in Victoria’s…

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fuckyeahhistorycrushes: Juliette Gordon Low (1860-1927) was the first leader and founder of Girl Scouts. Juliette was also a very talented artist, and created many paintings and sculptures throughout her life. She founded the Girl Scouts of the USA in 1912. “On returning to America in 1912, Juliette placed her historic telephone call to her cousin, Nina Anderson Pape: ‘Come right over! I’ve got something for the girls of Savannah, and all of America, and all…

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