Asrai Devin

Kiss me, and you will see how important I am.” ― Sylvia Plath

July 14, 2014
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Love Triangles

I’m writing another love triangle. I wrote one in Where She Belongs and I’m writing another. I’ve been writing this one for 2 years. 2 years. (Which isn’t my record, I’ve been writing another story for 8 years. But I … Continue reading

June 13, 2013
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Back to the basics of sex in romance (NSFW??)

There was a time I could read three or four novels at once (in the same week). Also, I could read and watch television and keep the plot (and also eat Spitz(TM) sunflower seeds compulsively). I can’t read more than … Continue reading

February 22, 2013
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Self-doubt

I don’t read reviews and I often skip emails from readers. I know I should reply to them, but I can’t. Sometimes I get masochistic and read through some. And I then I get depressed for days or hours. I … Continue reading

February 4, 2013
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Sci-Fi is dead because of women?

Skimming over my Facebook page, I ran across this rant about Science Fiction and women. In case the status has disappeared or you don’t want to read it, I’ll paraphrase. Women who like sci-fi are few and far between. Women … Continue reading

January 21, 2013
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Meditations of the Romance Hero

I finally got around to reading Blue Eyed Devil by Lisa Kleypas. I’d been putting it off because I’d been so disappointed in Sugar Daddy. And I realized why that was. The difference between romance and women’s fiction: Whose story … Continue reading

January 11, 2013
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Do you want to feel really smart and really dumb?

Read this article about temperatures below absolute zero. Yes children, there are temperatures below absolute zero, which was when all activity was supposed to stop. Except that objective at negative temperature (that is below absolute zero) behave as though they are hotter … Continue reading

January 1, 2013
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2012 in review

January I wrote about dining room tables, which is my second most viewed post of all time, on the wordpress.com blog. Our furnace went out, which coincided with the coldest days of the year. It was close to -50 C … Continue reading

November 14, 2012
by asrai
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Things I’m obsessed with: Positive Parenting

We have two children. Our daughter is ten, I’ll spare you a lot of details, because I don’t want to broadcast her life on the internet, telling things that not even she knows. She’s a naturally passive child. She’s quiet … Continue reading

October 10, 2012
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Letting it Go

My personal philosophy is to just let things go. There are few things I get worked up about. Not throwing stuff away ranks high on my list of things to get worked up about. It can be a big issue … Continue reading

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