Helicopter pilot Ellie Porter loves her job. Soaring above the glorious Kakadu National Park, she feels freed from the heavy losses of her beloved family farm and the questions around her father's suicide. But... Read more of this blog post »
His Confession, book #1 of The Black Door Trilogy is available on Amazon for pre-order! If you like bad-boy alpha's, sizzling sex scenes, and dare to enter the dark depths of an unfamiliar world, then you will enjoy this book. Sex, secrets and seduction.....
Meet Gabriella Woods and Darion... Read more of this blog post »
في زمن أصبح فيه الكلام متاحاً للجميع، للأصوات العالية والهامسة.. للفيديوهات والمقالات والتدوينات.. في حين تستطيعين أن تشاركي بكلماتك نكتة أو قصة درامية أو فاجعة، أو حتى أن تَصِفي صحن التّحلية من بعد الغداء، يأتي أحدٌ ويسألكِ لمَ تكتبين؟ "لا أحد يقرأ في هذه الأيام يا أختي.."، "أنا أملّ عند قراءة ا... Read more of this blog post »
When dreaming of being a writer few people think about the business side of things. Instead, we dream of spending our days penning tales and making money doing something we love. I'm sure, at one time or another, all published authors believed the Hollywood version of a writer's life. We had no i...Read more of this blog post »
Happy Lunar New Year Celebration is going on now at Paradise Gardens in Disney California Adventure park, through February 8. The event celebrates time-honored traditions of the Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese cultures, inviting citizens of all backgrounds to enjoy the festivities. Join Mulan and...Read more of this blog post »
Margaret McGaffey Fisk of Tales to Tide You Over has interviewed Ben! Author Interview with Ben Starling is now live.
In this interview, Ben talks about sports psychology in boxing; the joy of having sacred space; and about the characters that happen to share his passions in his newly released...Read more of this blog post »
I’m honoured to have a short story in the Existence is Elsewhen anthology alongside so many fabulous authors.
My story,Inside and Out V.5 – From Here to ETERNITY, looks at thepursuitofperfecthealth and eternal life in the future through the eyes of a heath executive and his wife.
Available from Els...Read more of this blog post »
Walking the Main Road
For all our talk of family values, we are surrounded by distractions that keep us apart. Often families do little more than sleep under the same roof. There are just too many things that demand our attention. Sadly, these things succeed in luring us away from the ones we lo...Read more of this blog post »
Ich glaube, dieses Bild ist selbsterklärend, oder? ;) Jedenfalls freue ich mich mega, riesig, total und volle Banane!! *Hach* Wer es jedoch genauer wissen möchte,... Read more of this blog post »
Yeah, you could say that I’m wasting my time, but it’s the night again. At least the snow has stopped, and the ceiling isn’t creaking anymore. Grimro was online. I joined his fireteam but couldn’t talk because Musette was asleep in the bed behind me. It’s okay. There was someone else in the team...Read more of this blog post »
In Part 3 (“Fury Uncaged”) of my fantasy-adventure comic Shamrock (serialized bi-monthly in Fantasy Scroll), we learn that King Lorcan’s motivations are driven by his desire to find some sort of legendary enchanted emerald.
So what exactly is the “Emerald of Creation”? Well, one of the capture...Read more of this blog post »
Packed The House at the Green Toad Bookstore!
And if you love it, spread the word. If you don’t, well, here’s hoping you find...Read more of this blog post »
I’m not sure if this is going to work, or if it’s the cold/flu/plague meds talking, but I’m really going to make a concerted effort to get back to posting here and on Disjointed Fiction over the next few days.
At the moment, I have about eight on-going writing projects (working sporadically) inclu...Read more of this blog post »
Just hours ago The Ready Set released the music video for their new single "Good Enough" from upcoming album I Will Be Nothing as reported by Shandana Mufti for Alternative Press. It's an absolutely beautiful song. In speaking about signing with Hopeless Records to make the album Jordan Witzigreu...Read more of this blog post »
That’s right! Today is your one and only chance to WINDSINGER for FREE!! Read book one and get ready for book two of the Elemental Destinies series: SEASINGER – arriving February 12th!
Sunt foarte tânăr, am 39 de ani, mai tânăr de atât nu pot să fiu. Sifoane, îmi plăcea să merg la sifonerie să văd cum sunt umplute. Atunci nu existam. Abia acum. Tata bea șpriț. Mă întorceam pe lângă lac. Mă mai opream, unii dădeau la pește, beam câte o gură de sifon, ăia prindeau fâțe. Apa v... Read more of this blog post »
I’ve been going over Little Black Stormcloud week by week, and cleaning it up a bit more day by day. I’m happy I am, as I keep finding little mistakes. That is one of the joys of being an independent author, being able to go back and change something that’s wrong.
It’s interesting the little thin...Read more of this blog post »
#day6 of #authorlifemonth - there’s so much amazing #EvetheAwakening fan art to choose from, I might have to post more than one! I always love the beautiful calligraphy by @rs_readsRead more of this blog post »
Rules For Dating My Daughter, published by Uncivilized Books
Tom Kaczynski, head of Uncivilized Books, Instagrammed this photo today: proofs of the book, fresh back from the printer. This thing is inching closer and closer to the finish line, and I am excited.
I’m thrilled Uncivilized will be the p...Read more of this blog post »
Everyone with children knows how frustrating it can be to teach children to clean their room, eat their vegetables, do their homework, instill good values and morals, etc. It isn't until they are fu... Read more of this blog post »
Around the World in Fifty-Two WeeksWeek... Read more of this blog post »
Great writer; great post. I definitely find it easy to get stuck in a rut. Routine is comforting. But I often dream of being a different me. I get bored easily. And I do feel invigorated when I step out of my comfort zone. Check out Rosanna’s thoughts on shaking things up a bit…
As...Read more of this blog post »
Walking the Earth: And, indeed, Flying the Space. A period spent doing this is considered a more or less essential part of one’s later education, in the Empire. Got to spent some time figuring the world out, after all.
Filed under: Trope-a-Day Tagged: education, trope-a-day, Walking the Earth Read more of this blog post »
I'm participating in a huge box set sale with many other authors this weekend! it's Patty Jansen's Promo! Check it out and pick up a bunch of great science fiction and fantasy books for your device for $0.99 or for free! My Red World trilogy box set is only $.99 for this weekend. To search for an...Read more of this blog post »
Uprising A Novel by Dean Urdahl (2007. North Star Press. ISBN 978-0-87839-247-6)
I met Representative Urdahl at Hostfest in Minot this past fall. We manned tables across from each other in the Nordic festival’s bookstore as we hawked novels to strangers, and had many occasions to talk about kids,...Read more of this blog post »
‘And what should we do?’ asked Iseult. ‘Sit around and weep for what was once our world? Or resolve to do all we can to keep moving forward somehow.’
Iseult put her hand on the refugee’s shoulder and... Read more of this blog post »
Fact 1: Agatha Christie had 5 years of rejections and her books are the second most read books in the English language.
Fact 2: Beatrice Potter self published because she couldn’t find a publisher who would publish her book.
Fact 3: JK Rowling had seventeen rejections before sh...Read more of this blog post »
- Beau Taplin • D e a t h b e d s
Awake: A Fairytale is FOUR YEARS OLD TODAY! To celebrate Awake is free for your Kindle this weekend! (Saturday, 2/6 – Monday 2/8).
I am back hard at work on Aspireas well as a very exciting SURPRISE…
…Surprise, you say? Tell us more!
I’m so glad you asked…
I’m excited to announce that there is a...Read more of this blog post »
Bonnes vacances, chères lectrices ! Voilà quinze jours de liberté ! Alors pour celles qui ont la chance de partir à la montagne, à la mer, à la campagne, n'oubliez pas d'emporter un bon roman pour les jours pluvieux ou froids... et pour celles qui ne partent pas, c'est l'occasion de lire tous le... Read more of this blog post »
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