Today is the day for the WATERFELL cover reveal … and it’s a puzzle reveal with blurbs from me! My favorite word to describe this cover is HYPNOTIC. From the gorgeously interwoven colors to the unique cover artwork, it’s mesmerizing. Don’t miss this reveal from Harlequin TEEN! IMO,...Read more of this blog post »
Tickets are now on sale for this evening event at Waterstone’s Piccadilly.
Mon 17th June at 18.30– An evening with Malorie Blackman and Melvin Burgess
Teen fiction event Keeping the ‘adult’ in young adult fiction: love, life and death in teen fiction
These two multi award-winning authors will be di...Read more of this blog post »
CONGRATULATIONS, LADIES!!! If you'll each me... Read more of this blog post »
We are equipped with everything we need to be successful. So why do so many of us stop short of achieving our dreams?
No Excuses to Back Down, You Say? Hmm…
We’ve all been there – to that moment in time when we just want to sto...Read more of this blog post »
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I figured I’d just add to the Darkling art swirling about tumblr now ^.^
I also feel like I need to read/finish some new books before I drown in Grisha/Shadowhunter art…um…suggestions to my ask box? Thanks!
We all have our moments, right?
No matter what you do for a living, you have had an EPIC!Fail in your field. And it's always embarrassing, no matter who you are.
I was reminded of one of the first rules of SysAdminning this week: ALWAYS check the physical first. But I forgot. Or rather, I only hal... Read more of this blog post »
Release date: Fall 2013
NOTE: This is still before the final edited phase, but I felt like posting a teaser today.
And for those that don't know, Wildfire Gospel will be in two P.O.V's this book. This teaser is in Lanore's.
“I change my mind.” I turned to Dant... Read more of this blog post »
I am, as I usually am, writing on a couple of different pieces at once. Though I have the plot outlined for my Mythos noir story, “The Night Hours“, I’m taking my time writing it because the research is so important. Noir is about a lot of things*, including a focus on setting. It has to feel gri...Read more of this blog post »
By Patty Wilber
Good News first! Progeny #1 graduated from Loyola Law School last weekend!
The Law School Grad!!!
Her boyfriend(Mr. Chocolate Covered Bacon Roses) was able to fly in from Hawaii, Progeny #2 was there, and so were her wonderful grandparents (my mom and dad), so we had a most excelle...Read more of this blog post »
I leave for New York on Tuesday, and I’m so excited! I’ll get to visit the Penguin headquarters, say hello to my lovely agents, editor and publishing team, attend Book Expo America, where I’ll be heading to the People Magazine party (swoon!) and also the Penguin Bird Bash. I just saw the flyer fo...Read more of this blog post »
You can get Guinea Pig Apocalypse at these online retailers, with more to come:Amazon,Kobo,Smashwords. B&N had issues when I went to post the story so it’s running late, should be up tomorrow. Amazon’s alllllmost there. I can feel it.
Pleeeeaase keep in mind that this is middle-grade fiction,...Read more of this blog post »
May is Blogger Appreciation Month! Every day of May a different blog will be featured.
Come back daily to get to know these bloggers and enter to win a different prize every day!
All prizes will be drawn at the end of the month.
Today’s Prize is a $10 Gap Gift Card!
Our feature today is The Book...Read more of this blog post »
My book may not be for you but someone else may love it. Don't let anyone te... Read more of this blog post »
Here’s a near final version of the full cover for Lest Our Passage Be Forgotten & Other Stories. This is near final, but for the love of all that is good, if you see a mistake please let me know!
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I really enjoy working on graphic design projects like this. And I quite like h...Read more of this blog post »
It is evident that the insidious fictional organisation portrayed in George Orwell’s novel 1984 – the Thought Police, now actually exist. Two online boo...Read more of this blog post »
A Gift of Hope
In Stores: Now
In her powerful memoir His Bright Light, #1 New York Times bestselling author Danielle Steel opened her heart to share the devastating story of the loss of her beloved son. In A Gift of Hope, she shows us how she transformed that pain into a campaign of service th...Read more of this blog post »
Natasha had kept flowers on the windowsill in the front room for as long as I'd known her. She'd move the flowers around the house to suit her mood, but it was always the ones on the front room sill that gave the clues - acacia for friendship, or begonias for dark thoughts. She knew the plants n... Read more of this blog post »
I still don’t understand why an antique store needs to be open twenty-four hours a day, but the owner is nice and pays well and since hardly any customers come in during the night shift I have plenty of time to read.
The main distraction is the typewriter.
On my sec...Read more of this blog post »
Yesterday, I saw the J. Edgar Hoover movie and pondered about how things have changed in the political schemata over the years. Which they haven’t. People yearn for the old days, claiming that the government worked much better than today’s circus. When the truth is that it was a circus then, as w...Read more of this blog post »
I’ve known Tee for a while now, have copy-edited/proof-read some of her work in the past and watched her grow as a writer. So...Read more of this blog post »
And there is only a week left in the contest to win a copy of Machina... Read more of this blog post »
For some reason, I thought I’d lost most of the photos I’d taken during my 2007 vacation in Europe. As it turns out, I had only “lost” the account and password under which I had stored them. I couldn’t access the account and back in 2012, I created a new Flickr account, which is the one I use tod...Read more of this blog post »
Jane Austen is HOT! I am sure this isn’t news to anyone. Whether an Austen fan or not, unless living on a deserted island for the past 20 years, everyone is aware of the pop culture explosion relating to the English author of six novels who has been dead for two-hundred years. Literary fiction no...Read more of this blog post »
This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Ligonier Ministries. Ligonier is giving away five great prizes today—prizes based around their newest teaching series. There will be one grand prize winner and four other winners. Here’s what they willwin:
The grand prize winner will...Read more of this blog post »
Voyager is a quest to find out who we really are. A journey that takes us beyond ‘earth’s human shores’ in search of true peace and happiness. Life and everything we experience arise from awareness. We are never outside awareness. Just as w...Read more of this blog post »
NOS4R2 (the UK title of the new novel) is out over there in hardcover on May 28th. I’ll be touring there to spread the word. All the scheduled signings and readings are listed below… including the final US reading, in Nashua, New Hampshire.
Saturday, May 25th – 2PM – Nashua, New Hampshire •...Read more of this blog post »
"Karen & Kimberly have written a winner!... Read more of this blog post »
In other news my plan to drink coffee by using smaller cups is not working. I do love these new cups though.
I'm also excited to g... Read more of this blog post »
First and foremost, various ways you can donate/help the efforts in Oklahoma are listed here.
But wait: there's more! Literati Literature Lovers Blog is holding a fundraiser for the Red Cross to benefit communities affected by the tornadoes in Oklahoma. Donat... Read more of this blog post »
As a cover artist there is nothing I love to see more than great concepts and wonderful execution. These amazing covers really caught my eye and made me fan girl, a great group of unique covers for lucky week 13!
What do you think?
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