AND, in celebration of TT4's release....
Today and tomorrow only, download your FREE copy of THE TOKEN!
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In college I took an essay-writing course that I loved. A woman in our class wrote an essay one week called "Writing and Running." Even though it was a looong time ago I remember it clearly, because of what s... Read more of this blog post »
Jayson James:I’ll start with “ T.E.D. ” my newest release. This book is ab... Read more of this blog post »
But there are two problems with that.
The first. I am too impatient to wait around for specific dates and times and organizational skills!!! I have the cover. I want to show you.
So... Read more of this blog post »
Rules: We have a special giveaway for Goodreads with its own prizes. This is open to any country, but you MUST be my Good Reads friend to be eligible to play.
The giveaway will be specific questions about the revi... Read more of this blog post »
Josephine Myles and I are guest blogging at Joyful Jay's place today. The books in question are Jo's Tailor Made and my Academic Pursuits. They are both smutty college stories, we wrote them both for the same call, and we both re-edited and re-published them after getting the rights back. I even... Read more of this blog post »
Medicine may be advancing by leaps and bounds in certain fields – mind-controlled prosthetics and bioprinting come to mind. But in some respects, we are still very much in the dark ages. Considering gunshot wounds, for example. When it comes to modern warfare, uncontrolled hemorrhaging caused by...Read more of this blog post »
First off, a bit of screaming and gratitude. Beyond Me hit the New York Times and the USA Today bestselling list, and I couldn’t have done it without my amazing, supportive readers. Thank you for loving and sharing my stories and allowing me to keep writing for you.
Second, I want to talk about w...Read more of this blog post »
No Excuses (2013 Finalist) — Book of the Year Awards
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Dear Penny Watson:
I’ve mentioned before that I love novellas. Done right, they can be perfect story gems, and possibly because of my crazy workload or possibly because I am myself a writer, I love being able to curl up with a story and finish it in one evening, without having to either stay up...Read more of this blog post »
Here's the e-book link and reviews: http://www.amazon.com/Divine-Moves-El...
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This Fun Fact Friday contains spoilers. Read at your own risk.
When coming up with words for the title that ended with an “er” to keep the theme, I contemplated and almost used “Stranger” but then decided since I already had an S word with Southerner, that I should find another. Thus, I came up wi... Read more of this blog post »
It’s time for another cover art and blurb reveal!
In the latest story of the Elder Races, two mates face their deadliest challenge yet—each other…
Pia and Dragos’s magical young son Liam (the Peanut), is growing at an unprecedented rate, and if that isn’t enough, he is also exhi...Read more of this blog post »
So, to start things off, we learn about tentacles on this week’s episode of Cthulhu Slippers. When one works for a mega-corporation run mostly on and by tentacles, i...Read more of this blog post »
In 1839, Sir John Herschel presented his ‘Note on the Art of Photography, or the application of the Chemical Rays of Light to the purposes of Pictorial Representation’ to the Royal Society, likely the first use of the word ‘photography’.
In 1879 – Albert Einstein was born in Ulm in Württemberg, Ge...Read more of this blog post »
Toothless and Hiccup from Ukranian HTTYD 2 mini-calendar.
Very excited about this. But Hiccup looks a little like he’s so ready for Burning Man.Read more of this blog post »
Hot off the -er- microphone or turntable comes “A Taste of Noir” — 4 of my short stories now available as an audiobook. The audio is short — barely 3 hours — so they’re reasonably priced. I suggest taking a look. (But, of course, I’m biased.)
You can find them here. And soon on other platforms as...Read more of this blog post »
Book reviews are, first and foremost, for readers. But they're also for authors…and advertisers.
As a reader, I use book reviews to help make buying decisions. I write them because I want to help others make that same decision.
As an author, I sometimes read reviews because I want to know what I'...Read more of this blog post »
Several months ago, in a discussion about Christian speculative fiction and where it’s heading, I suggested that “‘bad theology’ has shaped much of mainstream Christian fiction.” One aspect of this “bad theology” is the belief that reading “clean fiction” — and by this, Christians normally mean f...Read more of this blog post »
Alfred Hitchcock defined the MacGuffin as “. . . the mechanical element that usually crops up in any story. In crook stories it is almost always the necklace and in spy stories it is most always the papers.” It is not synonymous with “goal” because the definition of a goal is much more general...Read more of this blog post »
David Frum, who’s the kind of conservative I wish was heading the party, notes some distressing tendencies of Millennials - namely, that they’re more liberal, less patriotic, and less trusting. He then goes on to attribute this to the usual dubious studies showing that increased ethnical diversit...Read more of this blog post »
Here is Josh Barro for The New York Times, on why it still feels like we are in a recession to so many people.
Here is Catherine Rampell for The Washington Post on why low labor turnover is a bad sign for the economy.
We welcome both to their new jobs and look forward to reading more, I am big admi...Read more of this blog post »