Does anyone else have a problem with keeping their trap shut? The sort of problem that means you end up volunteering fo... Read more of this blog post »
In May 1875 Mason County Depu... Read more of this blog post »
Today I would like to cover a few of the salient items that OMCOM mentioned right at the end of t... Read more of this blog post »
Apologies for the slight delay in the next chapter, but there have been some slight publisher issues that I was handling before I released the next chapter to you.
Of course, you can pur... Read more of this blog post »
This Hawaii noir thriller received good notices from Kirkus Reviews and Crime Fiction Lovers (for what it's worth–tastes vary don't they!), and received a thorough rewr... Read more of this blog post »
Begin februari besloot ik om blogs in de spots een beetje om te gooien; ik wilde bloggers complimenten kunnen geven en daarom vroeg ik jullie om (anoniem) jullie complimenten in te zenden. Ik kreeg ontzettend veel complimenten voor bloggers binnen (wel 93!). Wat zijn jullie toch lief allemaal! Va...Read more of this blog post »
A quick how-to make a Spring or Easter Centerpiece using everything from The Dollar Tree! Dollar Tree Decor projects are always my favourite and I love seeing what I can create on a budget under $20.
For more DIY Dollar Store Easter & Spring Decor Ideas, check out my Dollar Store Spring and Ea...Read more of this blog post »
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It is Not Your Fault, an undated tract published by Evangelical Tract Distributors, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
So far Fridays have been reserved for my writing journey post where I catch you up on how my writing has been going that week. Well, that shall be no more…Sort of. I’ve noticed my tendency to go off on a tangent in those posts, I can’t help it, I’m selfish. I want to talk about my entire week not...Read more of this blog post »
Să mergi în fiecare zi la școală și să plătești acolo cu tinerețea ta.
Să poți rezolva ecuații, dar la gară și la poștă să nu te poți descurca.
Să faci o facultate, un master și să nu-ți găsești un loc de muncă,
Iar atunci când îl găsești, salariul să nu-ți ajungă.
Să-ți plece copiii din țară ca să-ș...Read more of this blog post »
My brother came up to me with a particular bounce in his step a couple of weeks ago. With a very wide and genuine grin he was clearly excited. We don’t usually have much in common to talk about, and he very obviously had something big to tell me. “Soooooo.” He said with a gigantic smile, “One of...Read more of this blog post »
This post was originally published on obraartifact.com.
“You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.” – Ray Bradbury
My students groaned when I passed out the books.
“I thought you said we weren’t reading another novel,” said the kid in front.
“I wa...Read more of this blog post »
Sigh. You can’t beat a good spooky story, can you? For the most part, classic ghost stories focus on human entities – grey ladies, headless men or wandering nuns, for example. However, every so often you get a lovely animal-based tale, which makes for a refreshing change.Read more of this blog post »
I’ve been travelling, so I’m late to post this. Sorry!
You might think that once drugs, devices and medical procedures are shown to be effective, they quickly become available. You might also think that those shown not to work as well as alternatives are immediately discarded.
Reasonable assumption...Read more of this blog post »
Happy Friday friends,
Life’s been keeping busy, but I’m doing my best to make time for y writing. I’m actually ahead with Heralding and managed to write a short story this past week that I’ll submit to a few places next week.
Anyway, I’ll be posting a small update Sunday on the writing front.
For...Read more of this blog post »
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The cover for THE GENIUS PLAGUE has just been released to the world! The art is by Eric Nyquist, who did the covers for Jeff Vandermeer’s ANNIHILATION series. So why is there a giant mushroom with a map of the continents on it? Read on…
What if the pandemic you thought would kill...Read more of this blog post »
You’re a writer. You’re awesome. Share your favorite lines from your novel here.
*Open to published and unpublished writers*
This is a positive place for writers! A place where you can show off your writing!
In the comments, post some of your favorite lines from...Read more of this blog post »
and Harry Leonard. I couldn'tget my posts up as quickly as I do
without their hard work!Thursday at Vancouver Fashion Week the excitement started to build from the moment the doors opened. Photo taking before and after shows began... Read more of this blog post »
There are two reasons I decided to review Devon Monk’s steampunk adventure novel Tin Swift, book 2 of the Age of Steam series, rather than book 1. First, I was instantly addicted to these books and flew through them. Second, while they both have special places in my hearts and had me literally as...Read more of this blog post »
So there’s no through-line to this week’s blog! You like hearing anecdotes about my glossy-pelted kitty, right? Someone in the neighborhood honked their horn during my cat’s lunch, & she immediately left her meal to go to the door as if she expected her ride had arrived.
I found dirty footprin...Read more of this blog post »
“ये कया वीसी साहिब, आज लहंगे में हाथ नही लगाईयेगा” “पैसा भी लेंगे और देंगे भी नही”“मुहं में आग है बाबु, चोली में अंगारे है”“नाचते गाते है तो कही भी बजा दीजियेगा” इसी तरह के संवाद जब सवरा भासकर की ठेठ जुबान से बिखरते है तो सीधे दरशको के दिल, दिमाग और भी कई हिससों पर असर डालते है.. 1 घंटा 53 मिनट क... Read more of this blog post »
I love playlists. If you need a great playlist for busting through writer’s block, Lin Manuel Miranda, composer/creator of Hamilton, just posted a link to his spotify with an amazing playlist. 10/10 Highly recommend.
The playlist that I’ve created here isn’t so much a list of all the...Read more of this blog post »
Fitness is a huge part of my life as a very active personal trainer and mother; not only do I require underwear that’s functional and supportive for my gruelling routines but I refuse to compromise on quality and fashion despite the perils of dressing a large bust. Thankfully Emporio Armani have...Read more of this blog post »
-1 Kings 17.6
Elijah unleashed his prophetic message upon the unsuspecting King. That short and single word did more to upset Ahab’s political-religious agenda than all the internal pundits and foreign powers co... Read more of this blog post »
It’s been a while since I last featured super cute Funko Pops. This time I decided to add to the pot a shelfie. The list contains ten gorgeous Pops and ten amazing books. (Well, more than ten if you take a closer look at the shelfie.) As a Marvelite, I have an enormous amount of super cute and ba...Read more of this blog post »
"This character's strength helped me through a rough patch."
"That message was one I really needed to hear."
This are just a few phrases that I'm pretty sure we've all heard. I've never found statements like this odd. After all, I also have read books that have shaped my... Read more of this blog post »
They come and go…
Género: Ciencia Ficción - Fantasía - Acción - Aventura
Clasificación: B15 (México)
Duración: 104 minutos
Elenco Principal: Matt Damon, Tian Jing, Willem Dafoe, Andy Lau, Pedro Pascal, Hanyu Zhang & Lu Han
Dirección: Zhang Yimou
Ambientada en la Dinastía... Read more of this blog post »
Hitler îi transforma în numere, deci nu este chiar fără precedent.
Oliviu Crâznic Read more of this blog post »
Want a prime example of how OCD can destroy lives? Even though I should have stopped after the franchise took a turn for the worse with the third film, I’m still buying Killjoy movies on DVD because I began way back in 2000, and I would go insane if my collection wasn’t complete. But even more...Read more of this blog post »
Ну, ладно, черт с ним, с пивом. Два дня попил, и уже нехоцца. А вот что меня здесь действительно радует, так это зеленина. Свежайшая, хрустяшшая, вкусняшшая, мммм.... Мясо тут немного дороже - но качество, конечно, совсем другое - а вот ассортимент овощей-фруктов и их свежесть и вкусность просто...Read more of this blog post »
Read more of this blog post »“These poems are epics in their own right.” - Caitlyn Siehl
Wrong Side of a Fistfight is a book about the kind of softness that doesn’t come easy: the hard-won kindness, the impossible self-acceptance. It’s a book about healing from the things you though...
On the eve of launching its European New Deal policy framework in Rome, DiEM25 held a press conference where Yanis Varoufakis issued the following statement prior to a Q&A session with gathered journalists. With this statement DiEM25 announced its determination to bring the European New Deal ...Read more of this blog post »
I won’t lie. I knew exactly what day it was. Tuesday, March 21. A normal day to many, but for approximately 2000 romance authors, it was OMG TODAY THEY MAKE RITA CALLS DAY.
But I’m under tight deadlines and I have a daily word count I must hit (or else I’ll end up working when we go to Whistler, C...Read more of this blog post »
Sure, let's just destroy everything about this show in one fell swoop...
This episode is one giant middle finger to the fans who have stuck with the series despite its steady decline in writing and storytelling...
Now, please go kindly Frak yourself...
Oh... Read more of this blog post »
I spent several hours last night at the local high school for the Reading Olympics, which my 9-year-old was participating in. The judge asks questions about books from a list of about 30 books. The teams huddle and appoint a spokesperson to answer the question. My son had been told the requiremen...Read more of this blog post »
Troy University—one year ago. It’s raining hard. The bleachers in Sartain Hall Gymnasium are filling with people.
Outside the gym: a Haynes Life Flight helicopter parked on the pavement. There are fire trucks, police cruisers, and five-hundred acres of ambulances.
They’ve come from Coffee, Pike, Co...Read more of this blog post »
? eARC, 288 pg. Tor Books, 2017 Read: January 11 – 12, 2016 There are so many things that I want to say about this book, I don’t know if I’ll be able to get to them all — seriously, I have a checklist that’s daunting — but… Read more of this blog post »
An archipelago of over 7100 islands, its unsurprising that island hopping made it to the top of our Philippines bucket list.
As we planned our two-month itinerary, we sought after remote beaches, delicate sandbars, and uninhabited islands – our idea of paradise.
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