ETHICAL AUTHOR CODE
I’m an Ethical Author
A couple of weeks ago the Alliance of Independent Authors announced the establishment of an Ethical Author Code in response to a general concern about the behaviour of some authors, both self-published and traditionally published. Like the vast majority o...Read more of this blog post »
See the new list on Historical Romance Review, all those I've rated 4 or 5 stars, HERE.
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Thank you to all who listened to my st... Read more of this blog post »
I had planned on doing a review of the movie Maleficent today.Hopefully I’ll get around to it later this week. You see, I have been struggling rather a lot with my latest novel (title pending). It is the sequel to The Orb and the Airship, which is my fantasy/pirate/sci-fi-ish adventure story, for...Read more of this blog post »
Το αγαπημένο μου Arts and the City φιλοξενεί την πρώτη μου αποκλειστική συνέντευξη μετά την κυκλοφορία του νέο μου βιβλίου "Μια Βόλτα στον Παράδεισο". Θέλω να στείλω όλη μου την αγάπη και να ευχαριστήσω ολόψυχα τις δύο ταλαντούχες κυρίες και λατρεμένες υπάρξεις, τη Μαρία Μπακάρα και τη Νικολέτα... Read more of this blog post »
We missed our Halloween party this year, so decided to do it in combination with an early Christmas party… The result a Nightmare Before Christmas party!
the girls loved the idea and came up with some great ideas for cakes. Somehow I managed to pull off a scary Christmas tree and Mummy cupcakes to...Read more of this blog post »
In the current climate, it is getting harder to give books away. There are many reasons for this, but the main one (in my opinion anyway) is that mainstream publishers are doing promos everyday. You can now get a "known" author for under a £1.
This... Read more of this blog post »
So, I thought I’d share that with you all.
How I Found My Beta Readers
1. First off, make a list of people.
2. When people (readers) tell me they are interested in reading my book (I write them on the list.)
3. Then I put up a beta reader app...Read more of this blog post »
Coffee Hour @ Chicklit Power…
Once again, welcomeMonday! Here we are, at the start of another week and one that brings us a holiday at that. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, it trumps Christmas for me. Maybe it’s the food, the time off or maybe it’s the company of family and friends. Whatever...Read more of this blog post »
He pressed his thumb to the wide, soft curve of her lower lip.
Eyes on that curve, he said, “So... what? You here looking for a quick fuck, Keelie?”
She jerked, tried to pull away.
He didn’t let her, leaning his weight more heavily against her although he knew full well he might be tasting his bal...Read more of this blog post »
I'm Julia Talbot, and I write all the things!
Grins. I mean, I write het, m/m, menage and lesbian stuff. A few people have asked me to talk about the lesbian fiction, so here I am.
I love to write lesbian fiction, though it's usually a hobby for me. Why is it that lesbian romance sells...Read more of this blog post »
First of all, the shenanigans going on in my books today:
Second of all, have you heard that Chloe and Sawyer are back with a new story?
And third! I’m dying to know what your fave books of 2014 have been so far. I’m giving away three books to randomly drawn wi...Read more of this blog post »
The crew of the Battlecruiser Alamo has accomplished their mission, rescuing their lost crewmen from the clutches of the Cabal's slave markets, but at a terrible price. As they struggle to come to terms with the loss of Lieutenant-Captain Marshall and Lance-Corporal Cooper, the remainder of the... Read more of this blog post »
As my readers may know, I have been hard at work on a contemporary romance called The Stand-In. This book will arrive Feb. 9, 2015, just in time for V... Read more of this blog post »
Hello all! Today for my monthly author spot over at Love Bytes Reviews I’m chatting about the challenges of writing a large cast and the characters of the THIRDS series. Drop by and find out a little more about the making of the THIRDS.
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NURTURING ARTISTIC TALENT takes many forms. Photography provides a creative outlet for me that can often work wonders to alleviate writer’s block. When I do the things I love–traveling, hiking, gardening–I can drift toward a more zen-like state which makes writing more likely to happen. The ways...Read more of this blog post »
A small Lakota village in Canada, many moons ago it was expected for women to marry and have children. Nala is the oldest of three sisters and was born with a birthmark down one side of her face. For this reason, she is shunned by her pe... Read more of this blog post »
Hey, friends. Hope you’re well. I am. More importantly, my family is. Thanksgiving is coming up, which makes me happy because it’s one of the coziest holidays, and I enjoy eating, and, on a selfish note, I’m really hoping to get some extra writing time over the long weekend, and I love writing ti...Read more of this blog post »
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By now all the different editions of my new book Management 3.0 #Workout are finished and published. The book, easily the most colorful and practical management book in the world, is available as PDF, ePub, Kindle and in a printed edition. And, although writing a book is great fun, finishing a bo...Read more of this blog post »
Are you prepared for winter? Are your cars ready? Is your antifreeze at the proper concentration? Do you have any winter supplies you might need, like salt and a shovel? Waiting until the big snowstorm will likely cause you to pay more than you have to.Read more of this blog post »
I know that many of you are probably in the throes of getting ready for annual turkey-coma day, also known colloquially as Thanksgiving. This is one of those holidays that are loaded with family traditions.
I used to have a Thanksgiving tradition that I haven’t had the joy to experience in a while...Read more of this blog post »
Five star reviews! *****
Margaret Jean Langstaff
Tiny pic, but huge anthology of Christmas Classics
HOME FOR CHRISTMAS: Best Loved Stories of All Time
Marlin, Darlin': Garnet Sullivan Live from Florida #1
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The Madrid Writer’s Club will host an open mic at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 25, at El dinosaurio todavía estaba allí Bookstore and Café, calle Lavapiés, 8, Madrid, Spain.
I’ll be reading a piece I wrote as a Christmas gift for my nephew about hi... Read more of this blog post »
Αντιγράφω από ένα μικρό βιβλίο του Γιάννη Πατίλη, με τίτλο «Ελληνικά και Ιστορική Ορθογραφία στην Πλανητική Εποχή», που πρόσφατα κυκλοφόρησε (δυστυχώς, λόγω κρίσης, σε πολύ περιορισμένο αριθμό αντιτύπων).
«Το 1930, στο περιοδικό “Πρωτοπορία”, ο μαρξιστής διανοούμενος Γιάννης Σιδέρης έγραφε χαρακτη...Read more of this blog post »
It’s an exciting day for me today because my latest book, Illustrated Kings and Queens of England, has just been released on Kindle. For those of you who don’t like ebooks, it is also being released as a hardback coffee-table style book and should be out in the next couple of weeks – watch this s...Read more of this blog post »
Days Away from Home: 15
Total # of Airports Passing Through: 9
States: 5 (Nebraska, Texas, Maryland, Virginia, Illinois)
Schools: 9 + 1 Library
Diet Mt. Dews Consumed: Don’t ask
* That 6th grader in Omaha who told me you didn’t like to read until you found THE FALSE PRI...Read more of this blog post »
They are vastly important to the life of a writer. Not only are they a support system and a constant source of encouragement in a profession that is designed to crush your spirit, but they are also important... Read more of this blog post »
S.E. rating: 5 of 5 stars
Gritty, Mysterious Adventure: Glen Cook’s Chronicles of the Black Company starts off a lengthy series with a large following (which I have finally joined). Thanks to a Sword & Sor... Read more of this blog post »
By the Light of the Scottish Moon:
Two lost souls, the Moon and a death wish...
Bryn, the leader of his wolf pack, is so lost in his own pain he cannot see beyond it. Freya is dyin... Read more of this blog post »
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Someone had the terrific idea of making a video for “Wizard in Black”
by English Doom-Rockers ELECTRIC WIZARD, using clips from
Ralph Bakshi’s classic film WIZARDS (1977). A perfect match.Crank it up.
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