A dozen roses? A box of chocolates? Well, not exactly...
That would certainly be a nice way to mark Valentine's Day, but I'm already several days late, and fresh out of flowers and candy. So all I can offer are my heartfelt best wishes—plus my usual self-serving news report.
And the first item to r... Read more of this blog post »
I finally went through my book, Living Like A Vampire, with my buddy, Stephanie Sansom, and made it the best it can be. We got rid of grammar gripes, punctuation potholes, and basically improved the text for the better.
I'm going to advertise it on Twitter, so if you come across it... Read more of this blog post »
The art market is structured to guarantee sales anonymity which makes it an ideal vehicle for money laundering as reported by The New York Times: "'The art market is an ideal playing ground for money laundering,' said Thomas Christ, a board member of the Basel Institute on Governance, a Swiss non...Read more of this blog post »
Your poem has been rejected. Again. But don’t you wish the rejections were a bit more truthful? After all, we live in an age where “truth” is under siege. It needs all the help it can get. And boiler-plate rejections are just so impersonally vanilla. Let’s try a little chocolate piz...Read more of this blog post »
This month Glossybox have teamed up with number one luxury skincare brand, La Mer, to bring us one of their most luxurious beauty boxes to date. La Mer is a beauty brand that I fall more and more in love with each time I use one of their beautiful products. I will warn you, the...Read more of this blog post »
Isn’t a dragon a symbol of Satan in the Bible? Why do you have good dragon characters in your stories? Aren’t they supposed to be evil?
The Bible uses a dragon to symbolize Satan, but God also describes Leviathan as one of his greatest creatures in Job 41, and t...Read more of this blog post »
Word Count, Vol.4: 52332
Thanks to All Who Bought Echo! And BIG THANKS to Melissa, Barbara, Ian, Lorna, [anonymous], Lisa, Meg, Matt, Bobby, F.T., Alice Smith, Leslie Coop, Richard, Shauna, Sydney, Pam, Jessica, Angela, Kiesa, Ross, Keith, and Alice for posting AMAZING reviews on Amazon!!! Ashl...Read more of this blog post »
It was asked for in the comments so here's the link (I think, I can't be certain as I can't go there any more) https://forum.rpg.net/showthread.php?798530-Vampire-the-Masquerade-Prelude-We-eat-blood-and-all-our-friends-are-dead/ Read more of this blog post »
To celebrate their arrival, I'm giving away two signed copies (one of "Taboo" and one of "Experimen... Read more of this blog post »
Nonii, olengi nüüd 27-aastane. Loomulikult mingit teistsugust tunnet pole, samasugune päev, nagu paljud teised. Aga seda ikka heas mõttes, et täna saab head sööki süüa,, ning heade sõprade ja perega koos aega veeta.
Ma ei karda vananeda. Üldse ei karda. Ma ei saa isegi aru nendest, kes seda pelgav...Read more of this blog post »
Athletes who compete in the Olympics are considered the best in the world. It’s never in doubt that those involved are quality. As Christians, we are spiritual athletes. Although we shouldn’t compete with each other, we do strive to successfully finish the race (2 Tim. 4:7). A successful race for...Read more of this blog post »
It is now less than one week until I make my big public debut at the local literary festival in the southern city of Columbia, South Carolina, which has been my home for the past 8 years. I have ordered thirty copies of my book to sell, and now I wonder if I am kidding myself in thinking there w...Read more of this blog post »
Bluster is the most incompetent supervillain around. He’s a klutz. He’s forgetful. His schemes never work. He never remembers to plan his escape, which doesn’t matter given that most superheroes don’t even bother... Read more of this blog post »
In what has been a record time from Amazon to publish (it literally took about 20 minutes), Imago is out now! Exclusive to Amazon/KU, you can find it HERE!
Nerdy, introverted genius lepidopterist, Lawson Gale, is an expert on butterflies. He finds himself in a small town in Tas...Read more of this blog post »
The H-Team presents…
Twelve bestselling historical authors bring to life to the glory of the ancient world in three novels spanning golden Greece to blood-soaked Rome: SONGS OF BLOOD AND GOLD
A DAY OF FIRE
(Authored by: Stephanie Dray, Ben Kane, E. Knight, Sophie Perinot, Kate Quinn, Vicky Alvea...
I've been feeling incredibly restless in my faith and with myself and I know it's due to my lack of Mass attendance and trips to the confessional.
You guys know that I've been struggling with attending Mass for months. Yes, months . I get a deep desire to go to Mass and c... Read more of this blog post »
I'm committed to eating a vegan diet because I love how I feel when I don't eat dairy--or meat of course (but meat's not a temptation for me.) Doing without Alfredo sauce, however, is a bit of a... Read more of this blog post »
The opening of Beloved by Toni Morrison, with passages of ‘showing’ in italics and ‘telling’ in bold:
“124 was spiteful. Full of a baby’s venom. The women in the house knew it and so did the children. For years each put up with the spite in his own way, but by 1873 Sethe and her da...Read more of this blog post »
I got about fifteen thousand words into my book project, and then it fell apart and I completely lost enthusiasm for it. I’ve learned to pay attention to these feelings. If you don’t even have enough interest to make it through a first draft, there’s no way you’re gonna have enough to make it thr...Read more of this blog post »
En el trabajo tengo dos fondos de escritorio para el ordenador. Uno de ellos es una especie de caballero cruzado con una ballesta. El segundo tiene una cruz de Jerusalén en el centro y pone: “THE CHURCH OF HEROES… THE HOLY CATHOLIC CHURCH!”, que traducido al castellano es “LA IGLESIA DE LOS HÉROE...Read more of this blog post »
I picked up this book because it was on the sale rack and I have a weakness for anything Paris. I’ve been there three times and I’d gladly go again, and I would love to go there in the 1920’s when this book was set.
Moonlight Over Paris by Jennifer Robson is about Ellie, a broken-hea...Read more of this blog post »
Some might be surprised by the impending possibility of a Trump-induced apocalypse.
Not me. I saw this coming when Duck Dynasty became a hit show and Baconnaise became a serious condiment.
We could spend time arguing about who voted for whom, who ignored the growin...Read more of this blog post »
By Joel Comiskey
In 1995, I was the special guest speaker at a church in Big Bear, California. I had just finished preaching and was standing in the reception area listening to the pastor close the service. I felt a freezing draft of air coming from a window behind me. This particular window wa...Read more of this blog post »
I stared at the message as if I were dreaming. It was 9.52 P.M. The sender was at that moment in Thousand lights and I in Valasaravakkam. It would take a minimum of one hour to reach my place.
‘Err, can it wait until tomorrow?’ I asked. ‘It’s... Read more of this blog post »
By Dawn Holland
1. Popcorn Reading
This is a fun way for a child to be able to read the words he/she knows and pass on the words that are causing frustration. While reading a book together, each of you take a turn reading aloud. When the one who is reading says the word “popcorn”, it is the othe...Read more of this blog post »
C.S. Lewis, A Grief Observed
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Because I tell you everything, you have to know that I’ve wanted a Wikipedia page since 2008. This was the year my friend got a Wikipedia page. At the time, I barely had a “Published Works” page on my website, and my website was on Blogspot, and I had a long, long way to travel still. And all th...Read more of this blog post »
Había una vez... una joven princesa que era tan hermosa como la luz del día; que era aún más hermosa que la propia reina. Cinder y sus compañeros lograron suspender la boda real. El nuevo plan es lograr lo imposible: la rebelión en Luna, pero un solo paso en falso puede acabar con la vida y los...Read more of this blog post »
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