I always believed I had a book somewhere within my warped brain. Its one thing to have that feeling about yourself but to actually write that book is a story within itself. How do you motivate one’s self to follow through on a conceptualized idea? For me,... Read more of this blog post »
Gringotts™ | Universal Studios
Enter Gringotts™ bank and find yourself at the center of the action in this breathtaking new ride. En... Read more of this blog post »
Lose weight. Whiten your teeth. Work those abs. Cover your gray. And for goodness sake, put on a little lipstick! When you’re dating, the pressure to measure up to the beauty standard prescribed by magazines, advertisements and celebrity info-tainment programs can feel pretty relentless. Sure, we...Read more of this blog post »
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Writing is a tricky business. There are so many elements to consider – developing wonderful characters that grow as your plot moves forward, writing realistic yet entertaining dialogue that moves your plot along, developing a plot that keeps your reader enthralled and desperate to learn more, pen...
I can’t believe it’s been a whole month since my last post. Anyway, since I’m new to all of this, I overestimated how much work I’d be able to get done while my mother in law was visiting and the tot was off school. The answer: Not much.
And now we just got back from visiting my mom out of state a...Read more of this blog post »
I finished the first draft of Finding Us! I don’t have a release date yet and probably won’t for a few more weeks. But I’ll keep you posted!
As with all the Jade books, I LOVED writing this. I love Jade and Garret and it’s fun to follow them into the next stage of their lives.
The photo shows the...Read more of this blog post »
Shriveled viola blossoms fall away while Regina Spektor sings from my back pocket.
Music notes scatter upon the ground amidst the faded flowers.
The beauty of moments past.
Twittering from the branches above. Regina has attracted new fans. Wee Chic... Read more of this blog post »
Ricardo Salgado saiu nesta quinta-feira ao final da tarde do Tribunal Central de Instrução Criminal, em Lisboa, indiciado por crimes graves: burla, abuso de confiança, falsificação e branqueamento de capitais. Com escassos minutos de diferença, a holding-estrela da família Espírit...Read more of this blog post »
But first--I have heard from some of you (on Twitter and this Blog) and I'd really like to hear more about what you'r... Read more of this blog post »
Wednesday Evening – I am idly flicking through the television channels when I stumble across the Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. If there is a less enthralling sporting event on this planet than the Commonwealth Games, I am yet to hear of it.
However, I found the opening ceremony to be quite...Read more of this blog post »
This post is going to be more personal than previous. Proceed if you wish.
At first I thought that this was ironic. But, upon further study of the word, I decided that what is happening is a coincidence.
However, the most recent chapter I wrote in the sequel to Songs Eight Six—before I knew that a... Read more of this blog post »
Hello Recovery Friends and Welcome New Visitor!
I’m very excited to share another Fantastic Author & Book Interview done on me yesterday! I know it is so VAIN of me, but my good pal Kev at: http://Kevs-Domain.net did such an wonderful, and in-depth interview that I wanted to re-share it here...Read more of this blog post »
…even though I won’t be there. (Work is keeping me home, unfortunately, as well as a medical issue or two. ) This is the locus of interest at SDCC 2014…
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Woohoo! Spread the wor... Read more of this blog post »
Since last weekend, our site has received a lot of reports from both victims and other concerned social media users about the #purge phenomenon that has gone a bit viral. For those of you unfamiliar, The Purge was a movie that came out in 2013. The storyline featured the premise of all crime bei...Read more of this blog post »
I have my party hat on, woohoo! Err, okay . . .
As part of her Double Negative tour she's agreed to do a guest post on this blog.
By now we're all aware the publishing industry is changing . . . and it's changing rapidly. He... Read more of this blog post »
High quality tee shirts from Baby Girl and Unstoppable available now for a limited time.
Hanes Women’s Tanks, tees, and Hoodies (your choice)
Three designs, each of which can be obtained in a hoodie or Tee/Tank.
Tee’s and tanks are $17, hoodies are $30.
Links below. Please note that the shirts/hoodie...Read more of this blog post »
Say you were, or are, on the fence about the book. Well, at .99 cents it's hardly a huge financial risk. It is, in fact, a great de... Read more of this blog post »
Roses can bloom for a fair amount of time. . .
But if I want them blooming at the beginning and at the end of the story -- and it's not over winter -- the question is how modern I can make them. Old-style roses were once a season. Mind you, they produced enormous bursts of blossom during that time...Read more of this blog post »
Every Friday is giveaway day. Comment to win!
For the past few months, I’ve recommended the hosting company InMotion to anyone who asks for help setting up a new website.
If you’ve ever wanted to start a blog or build a website, they’re a reliable and affordable partner—and in fact, they’re even...Read more of this blog post »
Last year I wrote a new novel after the release of Shh!... Read more of this blog post »
I've been looking for one of these for a while now. I love the idea of spraying olive onto pans - or spraying neutral oil onto cake pans - but every time I think of using an aerosol spray, I think about the ozone layer. Besides, I like to control the quality of the oil I use.
I've bought regular s...Read more of this blog post »
"We got engaged an hour ago. We were on a rooftop, and I told her I wanted to take a time lapse photo of her looking off the roof, then when she turned back around, boom."
"Were you nervous?"
"I was more nervous when I had lunch with her parents to ask for permission. I couldn’t bring myself to ask...
I sometimes feel like the reason I don’t get as much done as I could is that I have this unrelenting fear of failing. Maybe you’ve felt like that, too.
Someone once told me that everyone feels like they are a fraud deep down, and that they’re only seconds away from being discovered. I didn’t know...Read more of this blog post »
Amber Neko Meador is an author, filmmaker, digital artist, and podcast host of Transiton Transmission. Amber grew up in the fundamentally conservative SouthEast, deep in the the Bible Belt. A devotee of G... Read more of this blog post »
22 Jump Street (di P. Lord/C. Miller conChanning Tatum, Jonah Hill, Wyatt Russell, Ice Cube, Peter Stormare, Amber Stevens, Nick Offerman, Caroline Aaron, Craig Roberts, Joe Chrest, Eddie J. Fernandez, Johnny Pemberton, Stanley Wong - Usa) Genere: commedia
Dopo le peripezie alle scuole... Read more of this blog post »
I can't even express my gratitude to everyone who's one-clicked, reviewed, shared, etc. The Intern Serials. I published volume one knowing it wasn't going to be for all readers (especially about... Read more of this blog post »
Tilly Greene,Lissa Matthews, and I have a fun game for you all going to AAD!
THE GREAT BANNER HUNT.
What do you have to do?
Take a picture with one of our banners and post it to Twitter or Facebook. You MUST use the hashtag #AADCHAR andput the author’s name. If you can tag us by Facebook name or Twi...
I would like to invite all my Facebook friends to step back 325 years into colonial New York City and see the world through the eyes of Sarah Bradley.
She was a beautiful young woman of seventeen, on... Read more of this blog post »
Happy Friday! This has been a crazy week! First, we found out we needa new roof on our house. No fun. Even less fun, the historic preservation committee has to approve our choice before we can move forward. Then we learned that in order to satisfy our insurance company we must have the tree lim...Read more of this blog post »
We're making some slight changes at Stacked. For most of the time we've been blogging, we've been able to write 5 new posts every single week and sometimes more. But with writing at Book Riot regularly now, I'm finding that my energy to write at the end of the day is getting lower. It's not a la... Read more of this blog post »
John, Sarah and their parents take a trip to the zoo, and are amazed and fascinated with the animals. Their parents and the tour guide help to explain how each animal was design... Read more of this blog post »
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