Dear fellow Goodreaders,
Just writing to inform you that I just so happen to have some extra copies of Tanuki Tango Overdrive and The Sugarhouse Papers at the moment, and I'm selling signed copies for $10 each (includes shipping).
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Here are a few examples:
KIRKUS BOOK REVIEW (excerpts):
“The author forges riveting back stories ... also smart effervescent prose.... Read more of this blog post »
Judge by the Cover (2017) by Melissa Abigail
Overall, it was great to see Haruna come to consider Ryu as an orphan like herself. Some highlights in this novel are endearing:
• It was great that the author introduced a scene where Haruna and Ryu had to be on the same team f... Read more of this blog post »
Whew, it has been a busy month! The schedule for Fallen Flame is beginning to move quickly. Right now, it's with my awesome beta readers. After they send it back (hopefully not too torn up Read more of this blog post »
Now, swarming -- this isn't at all like "flash mobs" -- a local Apple store was swarmed, millions... Read more of this blog post »
If you’re in the mood for an atmospheric, Tuscany-shot supernatural thriller this weekend, Eric D. Howell’s Voice from the Stone enters theaters in limited release and everywhere on VOD. It is based on the acclaimed novel, La voce della pietra, from Italian poet and translator Silvio Raffo and co... Read more of this blog post »
Need a good old ugly cry? Well, I have the book for you...and, it's only .99 cents until May 1st (Free to Kindle Unlimited Subscribers) So, grab some tissues and download your copy today!
They say you never forget your first love. No matter how many more come along or how much t... Read more of this blog post »
My author guest today is one of my favorite mystery authors, Karin Kaufman. I’ve read every book in Karin’s Colorado-set Anna Denning Mystery series, and folks, these are books where it’s nearly impossible to guess whodunit! Bitter Roots is Book 5 in this excellent series, and it was one of my...Read more of this blog post »
Es gibt auch hier 5 Taschenbuch-Exemplare zu gewinnen. Die Verlosung startet ebenfalls am kommenden Mittwoch.
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Self-publishing is now a very accepted way to bring your novel to market – even the most successful authors like JK Rowling are using this approach. However, writing a novel to the standards demanded by readers is, in many writers m... Read more of this blog post »
First, my best friend in Nashville sent me a beautiful picture for my wall. She became my... Read more of this blog post »
I am so excited to announce the launch of K.M. Hodge’s third book in her Syndicate-born Trilogy. True Blue Son is the most thrilling and suspenseful book yet. Are you new to the series? You can get a FREE sample of the award winning first book in series, Red on the Run: Red on the Run. If you pic... Read more of this blog post »
When Aymee wakes each morning, she's had yet another vivid dream. Her night time visions are so sexually chaotic that when her eyes do open, she can't separate those dreams from her reality and often believes that they have actually taken place. Usually, if someone else goes through the same thin... Read more of this blog post »
[image error]Hi, everyone. Today, we’re going to talk about something that happens a lot in historical fiction, romance, steampunk, and a whole slew of other genres: wooing. Dictionary.com defines wooing as “to seek the favor, affection, or love of, especially with a view to marriage.” I thou...Read more of this blog post »
In partnership with Kendall Ryan & these amazing bestselling authors: Rachel Brookes, Mandi Beck, Kelly E... Read more of this blog post »
‘No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.’ Eleanor Roosevelt
Perhaps that is true for a woman born into privilege and democracy. It is meaningless in a society where successive generations of females have been subject to a legitimization process of objectification, ens... Read more of this blog post »
I love those studies where we actually get to see how people spend their time through their days. I recently saw a set of logbooks from an adjunct faculty member that included five hours of e-mail in the course of an eleven-hour workday. And that’s no surprise: the work of a college is increasing...Read more of this blog post »
It seems like most do. Since the start of the year, I've had three uncomfortable conversations with people.
All were hard at the time. Two brought us closer together and made things easier. Full disclosure, one drove away someone I had known for years.
I still think I will keep...Read more of this blog post »
The last few months have been a whirlwind of activity: Interviews, writing articles, Tweeting, social media posts, cooking demos, selling books, etc.
What? You didn’t know I launched a new cookbook?!
My second cookbook is out now! Buy it at your local bookstore or online at an indie bookseller or...Read more of this blog post »
While I’m not entirely a single mom, because I’m married, my husband is off in Utah or Colorado with or without our dog Duke and a lot of alcohol right now and maybe a homeless kid, and I’m at home with my daughter Dakota. So for what it matters, I am a single mom. And I guess I’ll make this chap...Read more of this blog post »
Good afternoon, Arrowheads! Today’s book review is about a book that is infamous for being disliked by many in the Christian community, despite the fact that it is marketed as a Christian fiction novel. If you haven’t already guessed, let me give you another hint: it has recently been released in...Read more of this blog post »
Sk’BAMSKIES!!! Whoever that was reading Echo Volume 1 on Kindle Unlimited yesterday…Thank You So Much!!! Awesome way to wake up and start my morning!!!Read more of this blog post »
Three airports and two continents in seventeen hours? That’s how we spent yesterday getting to London. A quick trip from Cody, WY to Salt Lake City was followed by a slight delay due to mechanical issues before the uneventful flight to Detroit. Watching Ron Howard’s “The Beatles: Eight Days a Wee...Read more of this blog post »
[image error]What is it about being near water that seems to make everything a little better?
I grew up on Lake George, spending all my summers there until I was 18. We did the camping thing…the waterskiing thing…the sailing thing…the fishing thing…the hiking thing…
The first summer I didn’t go to...Read more of this blog post »
Brief reviews of books by contemporary authors I read this month — along with photos of what I ate while reading. The list is ordered by the level my enjoyment:
Riverine: A Memoir from Anywhere but Here by Angela Palm (Graywolf, 2016)
“I was well acquainted with the sensation of exterior isolat...Read more of this blog post »
"Soupe?" the waitress asked in amazement. I was not sure if her attitude meant, I did... Read more of this blog post »
Get all the best selling books in the Grim Bastard series, plus the never before published novella, Death of a Bastard.
Dirty Bastard (Book 1)
Can love between two rival clubs survive without someone taking the ultimate fall?
Filthy Bastard (Book 2)
Can love between a rich g... Read more of this blog post »
If I have an object fetish, it’s certainly the collar. Maybe it has to do with my girlhood days as an equestrienne, but the leather does it for me.
To put the collar on a submissive is an incredibly erotic act; to have the collar on instills a feeling of being contained, brought un...Read more of this blog post »
“Editors always tell novice writers that the first few pages of a manuscript are crucial in the publishing process — and it’s true. If an editor or agent (or reader) loses interest after a page or two, you’ve lost him or her completely, even if the middle of your novel is brilliant a...
My cheat sheet summarising the C4 model has now been updated, and I've created another to summarise my thoughts on how to document software architecture. Click the images for the full-size (A3) PDF file.
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I hope you find them useful!
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