Fifty Shades of FAIL!

Do read my earlier post on Fifty Shades, if you haven’t already. I finished reading the second Fifty Shades book – Fifty Shades Darker. I retract everything I thought while reading the first. This is not a good book. This is not a good story. These aren’t strongly etched characters. Fifty Shades of Bad Writing. My biggest grouse with the

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XXFactored Jan2011: First Dates, Rapists, Chauvinism & Break-up Sales

It’s been a gritty month here at XXFactor. I didn’t get as much writing done as I’d have liked to (even though my Drafts folder is overflowing). My reading has been more sombre than usual too. Here’s starting the Valentine’s month with some link-love: ‘My strength is not for hurting‘: An anti-rape campaign targetted at men. (via Facebook, link courtesy

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