The Bad Sex Awards winner was announced
, and Rowan Somerville
has won the dreaded award for describing a nipple a ‘nose of the loveliest nocturnal animal, sniffing in the night.’ – From his book The Shape of Her
personally accepted the award, and stated -
“There is nothing more English than bad sex, so on behalf of the entire nation I would like to thank you.”
Past winners include, Tom Wolfe
and Norman Mailer
. I do find it interesting and ironic the majority of winners have been men and almost always from the literary genre.
’s covers for the next instalments for the Kitty Norville series has been posted on her site. There is also a short story anthology called Kitty’s Greatest Hits
which compiles all the shorts and includes the novella that focuses on what really happened to Cormac.
Kitty’s Big Trouble is slated for release in June 2011 and will be set San Francisco’s Chinatown.
has also unveiled her next book, Warcry
which will focus on the characters that appeared in her original War Trilogy. This book will focus on Heath and Atira – I bet he has his work cut for him!
Talking about covers, All Things Urban Fantas
y is hosting the 2010 Urban Fantasy Cover Awards
. So go and check here and vote for your favourite covers of the year and what is sweet there is also a giveaway!
Tina Engler aka as Jasmine Jaide has released a video 2 celebrate the tenth anniversary of Ellora’s Cave. Congrats! Funny vid indeed!
Since the bad sex award winner has been anounced, has anyone ever come across a really badly written sex scene from any genre?