I didn't particularly li... Read more of this blog post »
Unearthing some of our posts there, we rediscovered this visual and emotional character description of Christ which we were then working on. It comes from Clive’s unstaged Pass... Read more of this blog post »
The book is out in electronic formats. It's available... Read more of this blog post »
“What I love the most is when I can find a book that makes me feel like I'm not reading anymore, I'm living in the character's world for a little while.” ~Lili A... Read more of this blog post »
So, I have news! The paperback release of THE DARK LIGHT isgoing to havea brand new awesome cover!
"But why?" you ask. "Doesn't The Dark Light have the most gorgeous, sexy, irresistible cover of all time?"
Well, yeah...insert gratuitous shot of TDL hardcover....
So, why is... Read more of this blog post »
*Given the tragedies that have occurred in Oklahoma today, we are giving winners a few days to respond (vs. the previously announced 24 hours), in case winners are in affected areas. Praying, praying, for everyone in the viscinity….*
Hopefully, everyone who participated feels they won by finding o...Read more of this blog post »
It took a year to research it, and six months to write it. It is based on a true story, under the shadow of WWII planes and '40s Mafia.
I'd love you to review it too. Goodreads is the best community for some sound feedback.
We’ll start with the dancing! It’s finale night on Dancing With the Stars and given the final four, it’s bound to be one of the most entertaining in recent memory.
Each of the four pairs will dance three times. First is the Judge’s Pick, then the Cha Cha Relay (I have no idea, either) and finall...Read more of this blog post »
I have always loved the fantasy genre. Ever since I first started reading books of my own choosing, I read fantasy and SciFi novels. Perhaps I loved the idea of being transported away to another world or to another time and place. Maybe I was fascinated by learning about beings who are different...Read more of this blog post »
By a whopping 77%, YOU let me know you'd love to read it as a full novel, even if it meant waiting a bit longer :).
Your wish is my command!
Tied to Him:... Read more of this blog post »
Anywhoo....deets for blog tour are below. Please please click over to these sites and show them some traffic love. Most of them are here on goodreads too -- Ooh...I'm going to make a list... Read more of this blog post »
Me, Scott and Emma
When the Red Rose Chain invited me to see their play Fallen in Love: The Secret Heart of Anne Boleyn, there was no way I could pass up the opportunity of seeing an Anne Boleyn themed play at the Tower of London on the anniversary of Anne Boleyn’s execution. So, off we went for a...Read more of this blog post »
The devastation from the series of tornadoes on Sunday and Monday has... Read more of this blog post »
“There’s sometimes a pressure in fiction to transcendence. To completion, a sense of wholeness, things working out or really not working out. Toward something happening. Utterly off-the-cuff example, and it’s not even fiction, but take the ending of the movie Downhill Racer, with Robert Redford—h...Read more of this blog post »
God, it feels like I haven't written a blog post in forever. But it's all good because I've been writing a book and that's what really counts ;-)
A book, you say?
Yes, a book.
It's a new adult romance called The Nature of Crueltyand today is the day that you get to see the cover and tr... Read more of this blog post »
"The Forbidden Man is a story that runs off smoothly despite being basically rather boring and sounds overly traced to a now well-known erotica trilogy. The character of Matt remembers so exasperating Christian Grey, (the characteristic of ice-blue eyes, a square...Read more of this blog post »
In case you were wondering how to interact with an authoress, this etiquette book from 1839 has some helpful suggestions, including accepting the state of an authoress’s writing desk:
At least I’m not the only authoress with an untidy desk. Make sure to click through for more helpful suggestions....Read more of this blog post »
The link is
http://www.amazon.ca/s/ref=nb_sb_noss... Read more of this blog post »
The Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America, Inc. has announced the recipients of the 2012 Nebula Awards®.
The Nebula Awards® are voted on and presented by the active members of SFWA for outstanding science fiction and fantasy published in 2012. The awards were announced at the Nebula Awa...Read more of this blog post »
Writing my book was one of the hardest things I have done, but it was also a very healing exercise for me.I have suffered 45 year of sexual, physical and emotional abuse at the hands of the closest men in my life. I was repeatedly raped by my stepfather from the age of four year old until I was... Read more of this blog post »
Bo, our very beautiful cat, has finally had her first litter of kittens after an elephantine pregnancy. She only produced two kittens in the end, perhaps because she is still quite a young cat, but both kittens are large and healthy, and were feeding strong... Read more of this blog post »
Ahem...That's PEACE LOVE UNITY RESPECT! for all of you who didn't go to raves a decade plus ago. I dunno. Do the furry-booted, barely clothed candy girls and boys out there still say that shit? Who knows? Didn't hear it this weekend. Why would I have heard it this weekend? Bec... Read more of this blog post »
My saga from the old whaling days, A Love of Adventure, will be free on Amazon for a limited time from May 21.
Born at sea and raised on shipboard, adventurous young Abigail Sherman wants nothing more than to be wedded to the ocean for life. Like her mother, a pioneer... Read more of this blog post »
It's all about Lizzie the demon slayer and her attempts to fight off the Earl... Read more of this blog post »
It's sad that people can put a value of currency on a life. It seems that even with the media covering this issue more than ever before,... Read more of this blog post »
Check it out!! From the NTEN blog:
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When it comes to tracking and using “engagement” data –the actions, interactions, and even conversations that relate to an organization’s work but don’t necessarily represent the transactional or financial data that have been traditionally used for measuring...
We have a great new Help! webinar headed your way in June. I’ve seen Katharin do a similar session before and she is the bomb (disclaimer: and my co-author). Good times right here.
Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents … Just the Facts, Ma’am! Getting Started with the...Read more of this blog post »
When did you know you wanted to be a writer?
I was a very active girl scout when I was in elementary school and my scout leader, Mrs. Ford, brought a gift of a notebook for me to one of the meetings. When she handed it to me she said, "This is for you, Debbie. I noticed that you like to write." I... Read more of this blog post »
Why Roses Wilt
By Stephen Woodfin
It was just another day for Samuel Williams, a family court judge in a small jurisdiction in East Texas.
Or so he thought.
He never looked at his docket ahead of time. He had seen it all before, divorces where love had turned sour, child custody hearings where pare...Read more of this blog post »
I cheated and listed 10 peeves instead of 5. (5 important, 5 petty.)
I've met people with their noses so far in the air they'd drown in a rainstorm. No matter what we do for a living, who or where... Read more of this blog post »
(To get into the mindset of a crazy fellow [or at least, a different brand of crazy than I already am] can be a trying process. While characters flit to and fro in the brain, craziness is one that you may not want to spend a lot of time with–for obvious reasons. That said, over the weekend I was...Read more of this blog post »