Yesterday I flew into San Francisco in the early morn. I was picked up by yet another incredibly hilarious media escort, a professional musician named David Golia. His wife–he gave me one of her CDs–is a bodybuilding, accordion-playing, seismologist who performs under the name Big Lou.
I must mee...Read more of this blog post »
FIX THE PAST…SAVE THE FUTURE
In the fall of 2011, I got a phone call from Scholastic, asking if I was interested in a book series they were putting together. “History is broken,” they said, “and these breaks are leading to a coming Cataclysm in which the world will be destroyed. Three kids travel...Read more of this blog post »
Readin’ on a Jet Plane
Some recommended reads for those long flights.
Chick Lit is Dead, Long Live Farm Lit
The grown genre known as “Farm Lit” from the Atlantic.
Report’s of the Bookstore’s Death Are Greatly Exaggerated
Contrary to popular, small, independent bookstores are not going the way of the...
Something Bad to $.99
She Found Them to $.99
act now before I (my wife) changes my mind Read more of this blog post »
It consists of 10 fascinating questions with 10 witty and interesting answers, if I do say so myself...
Check it out here: http://authorryanschneider.blogspot.c... Read more of this blog post »
I’ve been so busy with SOUL OF SWORDS that I forgot to post ebook sales for April 2013! Let’s rectify that:
This is down from the 7,084 of March 2013, but up from the 3,521 of April 2012. I suspect the drop came for three reasons. First, I haven’t released anything new since March. Second, Ap...Read more of this blog post »
Amazon recently unveiled Amazon Worlds, a platform through which they intend to monetize fanfiction. Intellectual Property owners license their franchises to Amazon Worlds, who in turn allows fanfic authors to write derivative works.
A few things about the press release caught my attention.
Amazon... Read more of this blog post »
Hey everybody, the first trailer is now up for my new movie, Don Jon! I’m so curious to hear what you think of it :o)
WATCH THE TRAILER HERE!
So, you may remember me revealing the Cover for Girl With Guitar last week (in which I also shared a fun snippet). Well, now the book is LIVE, and it also happens to the author's birthday, so I'm all kinds of happy over here.
Caisey Quinn is a complete doll and I couldn't be more happy for her. He...Read more of this blog post »
Published: August 28, 2012
Page Count: 345 pages
Series: The Elementals, #2
This review is entirely spoiler free, even if you haven't read book one,Storm.
I can't even begin to fathom how awesome Spark was! The drea... Read more of this blog post »
This cat = me trying to actually get work done.
This weasel = my brain trying to destroy me:
Me: I have work to do.
Weasel: You should check the internet because remember yesterday when that one person on the internet was wrong and it made you so mad, but not actually mad enough to register to leave...Read more of this blog post »
IndieReview Behind The Scenes goal is to be your source of the HOTTEST in INDIETAINMENT news and features! Check out today’s Mid-Week Mix w/ Michelle Cornwell-Jordan. Music by: Trel Mack, X-Phaze, Cecile Monique, Telekinesis, YeaSayers, Juliette Dreams, Pisees ft Leanne Louise, and much...Read more of this blog post »
That’s a totally legit greeting, by the way. Feel free to use it.
This week, I recommend another book that I haven’t finished reading yet. I’m not supposed to do this! But I’m going to do it anyway, because it’s interesting.
Oh, but before I do that, I should say that if you missed… Read more of this blog post »
As for seeing it in print, I read almost exclusively ebooks... Read more of this blog post »
I love cons, from the dressing up to the super-specialized panels and workshops (the courtship rituals of space aliens, anyone?), the cult films and filk music. However, attending as an author instead of... Read more of this blog post »
April 8, 2013 |Georgiana Vieru
De regulă eu nu citesc literatură SF. Aşa că m-a pus puţin în dificultate Cătălin Pânzaru când mi-a dăruit primul lui roman, „Primul stagiu” pe care, desigur, eram obligată măcar din politeţe să-l citesc, cu atât mai mult cu cât îmi aşte...Read more of this blog post »
Milos Simkulet’s second issue of Whip is out and continues the origin story of Dan Wilde, normal kid altered by a meteor strike.
In this issue, we catch a glimpse of one of Whip’s future villains, and alien who escapes from the very meteor that alters Dan, and we see the stirrings of Dan’s powers...Read more of this blog post »
I hope you're all well. As for me I'm settling into my new home and working around a dodgy temporary internet connection at the moment which is always fun. Yay.
Anyhoo, I've been hard at work these last few months. Down London Road has now hit the shelves and I'm working on book three—Oli... Read more of this blog post »
Título: The complete handbook of novel writting
De: Writer's Digest Books
Ok isto tem umas dicas giras mas porra que é chato. Prova do quão chato é? Comecei a ler isto em 2011... Os primeiros capítulos ainda são divertidos mas quando mais se avança nas páginas mais bocejos esta coisa provoca e at...Read more of this blog post »
Smith takes. Scary bible tale and twists it into an incredible novel that has you flipping pages w... Read more of this blog post »
I finally got the go ahead to share the cover for LOST WITHOUT YOU, the third and final book in my reality TV romance series! If you’ve been following along with the series, this is Zoe’s story and I promise you, she isn’t who you think she is…
Zoe Oliver never wanted to be on another reality TV...Read more of this blog post »
The Art of Fiction: A Guide for Writers and Readersgives a private series of extemporaneous lectures, analyzing the four essential elements of fiction.
If you know where your inspiration really comes from, you will never run out of mater... Read more of this blog post »
A few years ago, the CEO of A&F made these comments, "Candidly, we go after the cool kids." They also do not make higher than a size ten. This controversy has reared its ugly head again years later and the CEO rebutted his old comments on Facebook saying his company is “completely opposed to...Read more of this blog post »
Release is a space opera romance, so the setting’s different from a lot of my other books, but the ch...Read more of this blog post »
I'm so excited to be part of this Kickstarter! My original short story, OUR LADY OF MONSTERS, includes a Parisian sleeper agent for The Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences... and also gargoyles.
But the Kickstarter is about so much more than that! This video can fill you in on what Pip Ballantine an... Read more of this blog post »
Divorce versus Democracy (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Support for this book has been phenomenal. Even if I fall flat on my face in the market I’ll do it knowing that Divorcing a Real Witch went out into the world with friends behind it, wishing both the book and me the best. Some of the support has...Read more of this blog post »
The contest will end this Saturday, May 25th. I wish you all the very best.
Antonello Read more of this blog post »
A few lines from SNATCHED
By Vijaya Schartz
There, in the bright light, walked a tall muscular man, young, his long blond hair framing a tan face with icy gray eyes... The visage of Adoni... Read more of this blog post »
Epinions, Themestream, Associated Content, Wordpress, Blogger, Twitter. These are just a few of the writing sites I have immersed myself on from the start. Themestre... Read more of this blog post »
Written by guest blogger: Kali, Master’s Student and WWL Reader
Writing my Master’s Thesis has proven to be much harder than I ever expected. After five years at university with countless papers and projects completed, I had expected this to be a manageable task that I was completely ready to take...Read more of this blog post »