Just wanted to let you know that the book giveaway for Crossing the Horizon IN HARDBACK is happening! https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/en...
I included some swag in the giveaway, too, jus so's you know.
Enter now! Win!! I think we're giving a big number away.
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Now, though, that term means something completely different. Now it means that my novel has finally arrived!
I began writing it in 2004.
I finished a first draft in 2013.... Read more of this blog post »
“The Hand... Read more of this blog post »
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is making news for refusing to stand during the national anthem in protest against a rigged system, and he aptly characterizes Hillary Clinton as a hypocritical crook as reported by The Washington Post: "I mean, you have Hillary [Clinton] who's cal...Read more of this blog post »
I had to pick out a couple of excerpts for Beautiful Chaos. I thought I'd share one :)
Brady was already two steps ahead of her, walking toward Kendra’s car. Vivienne suddenly contemplated what she was... Read more of this blog post »
In August, my wife and I went to our family camp with our long haired collie “in the mountains.” There is no air conditioning of any kind and the temps went to 88 one day and 87 the other with sickening hum... Read more of this blog post »
It has been a long week and alas I discovered I am human. With that in mind, I have read through and edited my manuscript.
The new edition is uploaded and should be available within 12 to 24 hours. I apologize to my readers and to those who bought or downloaded it, plea...Read more of this blog post »
There are so many interesting people living on Martha’s Vineyard, I shouldn’t have been surprised to meet Teresa Jaworska, 93, just a stone’s throw from my parent’s house in Vineyard Haven. Teresa survived The Warsaw Uprising, was arrested and spent nine months in Oberlangen Prisoner of War...Read more of this blog post »
Long, long, long ago, the great man and great woman were as one being, standing side by side in equality - strength, power, truth, authenticity, infinite and divine love – a melded heart and shared soul.
But then, over days and over countless years, a gray began... Read more of this blog post »
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An epic fantasy tale between Light and Dark set in the historic days of King Arthur.
Gallantry... Read more of this blog post »
Title & Author: The Scribe: Irin Chronicles Book One, Elizabeth Hunter
Genre & Publication Date: Paranormal Fantasy, October 15, 2013
Book Description: “Ava Matheson came to Istanbul looking for answers, but others came looking for her. A reckless warrior guards her steps, but will Ma...Read more of this blog post »
During the month of August, 2016, Graywolf invites poets and translators of poetry—established, emerging, or somewhere in between—to submit their manuscripts to us. This reading period is not a contest, nor a guarantee of publication. Works must be poetry, but we welcome work tha...Read more of this blog post »
Remember last season when I taught you how to plant an Easy Herbal Cocktail Garden Living Wall? Fall is the perfect time to replant herbs in your living walls for a secondary wave of delicious herbal scents, herbal cocktails, and all around herb love. If you live in the Southern states this is e...Read more of this blog post »
Primer capítulo Bella y Bestia Os traigo el adelanto del primer capítulo de Bella y Bestia, tercera entrega de la trilogía Tiger Rose, con esto espero que aguantéis un poco más Suscríbete a la web y recibirás primero que nadie los sorteos, promociones y nuevas e...Read more of this blog post »
Madame Movara's Tales of Terror (Charity Anthology) will be available on the 20/10/16 however it's available for pre order now. Why wait? Go get your copy ordered.
If you love the taste of fear, then this collection of short stories will be sure to chill your blood! An eclectic mix of... Read more of this blog post »
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I watch over
the spring night—
but no amount of guarding
is enough to make it stay.
(Izumi Shikibu, Japanese poet of the mid-Heian period)
A spring night, made of blossom, moonlight, and the whisper of the wind in fresh green leaves is fragile by its very nature; trying...
After my talk, P... Read more of this blog post »
I’m taking a creative nonfiction class from one of the masters in the field, Lee Gutkind. Here is my first assignment: A scene. That’s it. Those were our instructions. Write a scene about something that happened between the times our class met, maximum 250 words. Here’s what I came up with. Enjo...Read more of this blog post »
Today author Holly Evans stops by to tell us about the various ways to promote your book! Book promotion and marketing is a huge part of the indie author’s (or indeed any author’s) routine, so I’m particularly thrilled that she agreed to talk about it here!
Holly Evans is the author of the Infe...Read more of this blog post »
A veces, me imagino mi cerebro como un archivador revuelto con los cajones abiertos y hojas desperdi... Read more of this blog post »
In our blog post every Monday we select a reading from the for the upcoming Sunday, and pair it with a Frederick Buechner reading on the same topic.
On September 4, 2016 we will celebrate the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost. Here is this weeks reading from the book of Philemon:
Po véééééééľmi vééľmi dlhej dobe pridávam na blog článok z rubriky Top 5. Keďže sa mi takmer všetky rýchlo-napadnuté témy minuli, rozhodol som sa, že sa podelím s vami o moje najobľúbenejšie seriály.5. Pretty little LiarsKlamárky patria medzi moje naj seriály odkedy som ich prvý krát pozrel. Ouk... Read more of this blog post »
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Hello, fellow internet people,
I just learned how to reblog, and Mr Thomas Cannon (author of The Tao of Apathy) wrote a review of Mind the Gap. Check it out (and his blog. ) Thanks to Thomas for spending the time and energy to read and review. Truly I appreciate it. I’m much obliged. (Not sure w...
La mia lista di libri di prossima lettura è sempre troppo lunga su Goodreads, nonostante ciclicamente la controlli e ne tolga alcuni che non mi convincono più. Nonostante questo, ci sono libri che aspettano da anni, sopravvissuti a non so quante “pulizie di primavera” sul profilo. A volte aspetto...Read more of this blog post »
[Content note: this is pretty much a rehash of things I’ve said before, and that other people have addressed much more eloquently. My only excuse for wasting your time with it again is that SOMEHOW THE MESSAGE STILL HASN’T SUNK IN.]
EpiPens, useful medical devices which reverse potentially fatal...Read more of this blog post »
If you haven't heard of The Red Petticoat Saloon, it's essentially an idea which my great friends Alta Hensley and Maggie Ryan dreamed up, where a bunch of top authors get tog... Read more of this blog post »
Finally, a step in the right direction!
After several years of mounting evidence that the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI), designed to promote breastfeeding, leads to preventable deaths of babies being smothered in or falling from their mothers hospital beds, the American Academy of Pe...Read more of this blog post »
After hinting toward it for a while now (how long, even I haven’t kept track of), I’m finally planning to debut my author newsletter. I plan to get this out before Bouchercon (yikes!), and as part of incentive for readers to subscribe, I’m hosting a giveaway. Fun!
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Rory finally gets the answers he’s looking for, or well, he gets some of the answers he’s looking for. All this does is bring up new questions for him to have answered!
1- FreeBooksy=Rocks! I bought a spot on FreeBooksy and on that day I only had a posting on FreeBooksy and I had 1400 downloads and I... Read more of this blog post »
With so much to see and do on a Disney Vacation, planning can seem overwhelming sometimes. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a specialist in your corner? Disney Parks Moms Panel has a specialist just for you when planning your Disney Vacation, like Emily and Kiki who concentrate on Disneyland Resort qu...Read more of this blog post »
I’m so excited to reveal the cover for Thrown to The Blue. The whole process of drafting and now editing this novel has been a whirlwind of a ride and I’ve loved every minute, however, I’m still not sure on a release date. Once I’ve worked through the edits with my beat readers and my proof-read...Read more of this blog post »
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