This is my favorite time of the year, not for the obvious reasons like holidays and my husband’s cancer being under control, but because I’m currently living in a writer’s fantasy world. I have written a perfect book. The Murder House is off to the editor who t... Read more of this blog post »
I don’t even know what to say. So if you’ve emailed me and I haven’t replied, it’s not because I’m being rude, it’s because I’m just shocked.
It’s amazing how your life can turn upside-down on a dime and it just leaves you sinking… adrift…. wondering how you’ll survive.
Part of me just wants to scr...Read more of this blog post »
This was, quite simply, too cool not to promote in some way. It’s precisely touching on a topic we’ve all been discussing for a while. I would kill to go:
The University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies is pleased to announce the 2014 National Latino Children’s Literature Con...Read more of this blog post »
I feel like giving stuff away! So, I’m doing a swag pack giveaway and that will include a bookmark for Tattooed Dots that was just created and no one has seen (even me)!
What are you waiting for? Enter below!
a Rafflecopter giveaway
Thank you for spreading the love. Your support means everything to...Read more of this blog post »
Due to confusion with the preorder function on Smashwords, as soon as OtOLI finished editing, I took it off preorder and it's ready.
Thanks for your patience.
Bo... Read more of this blog post »
I guess Divergent? Mainly because I could meet Theo James. Maybe even touch him.
I'm crazy about the Grisha Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo and would love to have c... Read more of this blog post »
2,000 Facebook Likes!Woot Woot!
To celebrate this most faboccasion, I'm bringing you not one but TWO excerpts from my next two releases–Lover, Divine and Hero, Cursed.Honestly, I couldn't decide which book I wanted to spotlight so I was like, oh what the hell, I'm doing both!
The cover to Her... Read more of this blog post »
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The American Medical Association vocally opposes the ban on gay male blood donation because the AMA knows that (a) medical science is at a point where all blood donations can be (and are) vigorously screened for HIV/AIDS and (b) being a gay man does not automatically put someone in a "high risk"...
I love the cover of my new release, it brings back a lot of memoriesfor me. My mum used to work for a toy wholesalers and the building was just like one of those old department stores. There were several floors, reached only via an old fashioned elevator with gated doors. To an eight year old it... Read more of this blog post »
God kveld fine lesere,
Håper deres dag har vært bra og nyter av advent tiden, som er jo så fin tid.
Nå er det snart jul og i dag tenkte jeg å vise hvordan du enkelt, lager lakris chocolate truffles. Liker du ikke lakris kan du bare utelate det og rulle i kakao. Liker du lakris, kommer du til å el...
Most characters in your novel should have something or someone standing in their way. If they’re not, your story runs the risk of being boring or unrealistic. However, you need to write a character that can deal with the adversity shoved at them in order to become a better, stronger person. Learn...Read more of this blog post »
Published on December 19, 2013
Genres: Contemporary, Romance
ChristinaRead more of this blog post »
I love Andrés so much, more than anyone I’ve ever loved before, yet there are days when I don’t know if I want to scream, swear, or fall to pieces. We’re trying to plan a future together, but our famili...
BUtterfield 8 and The New York Stories
by John O'Hara
Review by Henry Gonshak
(Note: This review contains several plot spoilers.)
Does anyone read John O’Hara anymore? From the Great Depression in the 1930s to past the midpoint of the 20th century, O’Hara was one of the most popular writers in Am... Read more of this blog post »
Paul Walker has passed away on Saturday, 4 days ago and I'm not over it. I still wanna believe it was all a fucked up dream and someone is gonna laugh in my face and say, "Gotcha you naive little bitch", in which case I'll deck that fucker into next year. But at least I'd smile that it was a jok... Read more of this blog post »
1) Less than one week until Different Strokesis released! *quivers in excitement and anticipation* Of course that means...another ca... Read more of this blog post »
There's the day job, of course, which never seems to let up. And week-ends are barely enough to catch up on all the routine maintenance chores. When I have week-ends, that is.
Three major arts and craftshows sinc... Read more of this blog post »
I played around with some images on the vision simulator app Jazz talked about and wanted to share the results.
If you load an image, choose D, and then use the eye slider down to 70-73 you’ll see things the way I do. I used the split screen with full-spectrum vision and slide the slider down unti...Read more of this blog post »
Well, Cobbogoth is... Read more of this blog post »
Around 11 p.m. (UTC/GMT+1) I got a phone call from my editor at the Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant. Mandela had passed away, if I wanted to write another column for tomorrow’s (Friday’s) newspaper.
I had celebrated Sinterklaas with my godson, his mother and a few other people; I was tired, so...
This is a fun, peppy read first pubbed in 1999 just before the big Y2K scare. Many thanks to James Reasoner for his recommendation on his blog.
It's September 1958. L.A. Deputy Sheriff Kevin Pulaski (who's spent 4... Read more of this blog post »
By Ninie Hammon
No, wait,what about the little dog?
The dog you introduced in Chapter 5. You remember, Sparky. The mutt the kid found at the rest stop and the kidnapper thought it would calm the boy down so he let him keep it. Did the... Read more of this blog post »
On Saturday, I’ll be signing at Nora Roberts’ bookstore in Boonsboro, MD. Notice how I said that so calmly, when I really wanted to say ON SATURDAY, I’LL BE SIGNING AT NORA ROBERTS’ BOOKSTORE.
I hope to see some of you there. Here’s the info if you’re anywhere close to Boonsboro, MD.
In the meanti...Read more of this blog post »
It is a challenge to manage multiple social media sites, especially when you need to promote your articles which prom... Read more of this blog post »
Here’s something. Good friend and fellow author, Kevin Sylvester, has teamed up with Annick Press to produce Showtime, a fully-illustrated guide to the people working behind the scenes of plays, musicals and concerts. It’s a great book for any young person interested in singing, music, acting, da...Read more of this blog post »
On Monday, December 1st, Musa Publishing started the holiday ball rolling by offering 13 days of free, short e-stories as a gift from Musa authors. A different short story will be released each day for 13 days. Some days have more than one release scheduled, so there will actually be 17 stories... Read more of this blog post »