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About isabelcooper

I'm Izzy. I write stuff: mostly vaguely fantasy stuff, and most notably the following books: Hickey of the Beast, published March 2011 by Candlemark and Gleam No Proper Lady, published September 2011 by Sourcebooks Lessons After Dark, forthcoming in April 2012 from Sourcebooks I also like video games, ballroom dancing, and various geeky hobbies like LARPing. I have been known to voluntarily purchase and eat circus peanuts. Like, a whole bag at once.

The Fance-Pantsiest Words Available

Let’s be real. A long weekend is upon us here in the US, so my brain is elsewhere, and I’m guessing at least half my audience won’t be at work tomorrow–or, alternatively, their bosses won’t. Thus, a bit of nostalgia: … Continue reading

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Forgiveness and Dr. Strange

There’s a pun somewhere there, but the whole thing lends itself to puns, which seems to be a thing that happens when you create characters in the seventies. Anyhow, I saw Doctor Strange this past weekend, as one of the … Continue reading

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I can’t think of anything to write about this week. LARPs will do that. 🙂 Meanwhile, here’s a sample chapter from the novel I’m writing, in which my heroine is on the road with a mysterious teenager and an elven … Continue reading

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Non-Recommendation: Anne with an E

Due in part to Project Gutenberg and a lot of boring temp jobs, I’m more than passingly familiar with the Anne of Green Gables series. It’s fun, and I feel like it holds up well as an adult, or at … Continue reading

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Hulu Shows Without Romance

…though with plenty of sex. Just, much of it isn’t the kind you want to watch, or at least I really hope so. I’ve been enjoying Harlots (…yeah, there’s no good way to write that) and, while I don’t know … Continue reading

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A Terrifying Look at My Musical Tastes Part I: Billy Joel

Failbot 9000 failed hard last week, but hopefully this week is only slightly faily, and scheduled posting shall resume next week. Meanwhile, having listened to some Mark and Sarah Talk About Songs a lot, I thought I’d talk about music … Continue reading

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Failbot Fails

I have totally neglected to write a blog post this week. Such is the way of post-LARP weeks. Don’t even ask about my laundry. I am trying not to look directly at it, lest I make it angry. I’ll be … Continue reading

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