JQ has updated everyone’s favorite frequently-asked-question: What’s the biggest mistake you’ve made in your books? Go on, click. You know you want to know the answer.Read more of this blog post »
Weird Writing Habits
The quirks of writers are no stranger to the cannons of lore that constitute calling down the muse in the creative quest to get words on the page. Or more simply, when it’s time to turn up at your desk and get some shit done!
From Hemingway, who wrote standing up to Truman Ca...Read more of this blog post »
Not too long ago, I didn’t know exactly what prose poems were, but I suspected I’d been writing them for a while. I just assumed they were hybrid poems that emphasized the narrative over the lyrical. Apparently I was both right and wrong. In order to better understand what I was doing or what I c...Read more of this blog post »
FREE BOOKS. LOADS OF THEM ONLY UNTIL 30th JULY
Everyone likes something for free. For a limited time only, 24th July-30th July if you're after books to download for the summer that won't cost a penny, go to this link:
It includes a link to the free download of my... Read more of this blog post »
Can’t Stop Lovin’ You
Maverick Junction #3
By: Lynette Austin
THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME
Maggie Sullivan can't wait to get out of Texas. Luckily, she just got the break she needed to make her big-city dreams a reality. But then Brawley Odell swaggers back into Maverick Junction, loo...Read more of this blog post »
While moving can be exciting, it's often pretty stressful. For the past few weeks, I've been helping parents pack for an upcoming move, which included my own mini-move because a lot of things they've been holding on to for me had to find their way into my (tiny!) apartment. Beca...Read more of this blog post »
Does your teen know how to handle money? Like it or not, they'll be on their own soon, and without a good grasp on budgeting basics and real-world costs (not to mention college expenses), they could be in for a hard road after high school. Here are 10 things to teach your teenager about money rig...Read more of this blog post »
There are so many ways to keep your relationship strong and to grow alongside your partner. For me and my husband, our preferred method is travel.
I first met Nathan in a hostel dorm room in Edinburgh, Scotland. It was 2011, and I was on a European backpacking trip just after college, traveling wi...Read more of this blog post »
Καλησπέρα Γιάννη, εύχομαι να σε βρίσκω καλά.
Έχει αρκετό καιρό που τελείωσα το ”όλα για καλό” και έχει λίγες μέρες που άρχισα να το ξαναδιαβάζω! Μου συμβαίνει αυτό, να θέλω να ξαναδιαβάσω κάποια βιβλία, όπως και με καλές ταινίες να θέλω να τις ξαναδώ.
Λοιπόν δε χρειάζεται να πω πολλά, το βιβλίο είν... Read more of this blog post »
Lots more rally action here, after last week's two videos on the subject. A lot of this is inside-the-cab video, which gives a new and very scary perspective on just how fast things can go wrong.
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There are only TWO WEEKS left until The Guggenheim Mystery comes out in the UK and Ireland, and it’s starting to be mentioned in reviews!
I’m delighted that the Sunday Express and the Observer have included The Guggenheim Mystery in their summer book round-ups – it’s amazing to see my book mention...Read more of this blog post »
In other words, it’s not a lie as long as you believe it.
Sounds like something he would say…just as he would try to get out of a relationship by pretending he actually wanted a three way. Things always had a way of backfiring on good old George Costanza.
In this case, the method is supposed to wor...
Inexplicable moments in the history of sexuality – 262 first appeared on Ayzad.Read more of this blog post »
1963 CADILLAC DE VILLE! – FIREBALL MALIBU VLOG 652 – Among hitting the Farmer’s Market and cool cars, Fireball and Kathie spot this 1963 Cadillac DeVille, or should we say Cadillac DeRUST?
From WIKI… The 1963 Cadillac De Ville was originally a trim level and later a separate model produced by Cadi...Read more of this blog post »
Okay, last time I posted about process stuff I went into the backstory of the process of writing NO LIMITS and talked a lot of wank about how I was channelling the characters during the writing of the book, which is true, but no less wanky for being true. Today I thought we’d dip into something a...Read more of this blog post »
After living for 15 years in a tent and trailer in the foothills of southern Oregon’s Coast Range, Evelyn Searle Hess and her husband built a real house on their 20 acres. But they wanted their “better nest” to be off-grid, sustain...Read more of this blog post »
I’m currently working on The Final Frontier, the sister anthology to Galactic Empires. Think of this one as stories that take place long before the empires were founded. The focus is on exploration and discovery beyond one’s home world and includes topics like first contact, establishing colonies...Read more of this blog post »
Random pic of Artificial Absolutes. Just to make sure I’m not neglecting my firstborn
HAPPY RELEASE DAY TO HJ BELLUS & HER GIRLS!
LOVE SICK IS LIVE!
by USA Today Best Selling Author HJ Bellus & The Girls
“The Waves of Love Can Make You Sick”
A Reckless Series Spin-off
A Romantic...Read more of this blog post »
I'm not sure if you knew this, but I have a readers' group on Facebook. Yep, I kind of forgot that too for a while. :/
I've decided to revive it. It started with a change of name (thank you Lucii) and a new banner I made. Now I need to make sure it doesn't fall asleep once again. And it won't,... Read more of this blog post »
My new novel is complete. I recently finished the first draft of my new novel currently titled: Empire Falls. A fun cyberpunk story set in the 22nd Century where gamers face off in a series of online battles to determine which political party will dominate campaign ad space in a congressional di...Read more of this blog post »
However, I thought I would share with you how I read the Celtic Gods oracle deck.
I find that oracle cards lend themselves really well to pulling one card... Read more of this blog post »
Egypt turned Ace's world upside down, and then Osiris had to go and... well, yah know <spoiler> trap Ace in a sarcophagus so he could think about what he'd done </spoiler>. Understandably, Ace is kinda pissed at pretty much everyone. Shukra betrayed him. Isis used him. Osiris is a dick. Cujo won't leave. And now, g... Read more of this blog post »
Αυτό είμαι σίγουρος πως είναι κάτι που μόνο όσοι έχουν ασχοληθεί με διόρθωση κειμένου (λογοτεχνικού ή μη) μπορούν να εκτιμήσουν.
Σκέψου πόσων ειδών λάθη μπορούν να υπάρχουν μέσα σε ένα βιβλίο: τυπογραφικά λάθη (που συμπεριλαμβάνουν κάθε είδους ορθογραφικά λάθη, φυσικά), συντακτικά λάθη, εννοιολο...Read more of this blog post »
Good news for everyone who has been waiting for In the Shadow of the Axe to come out in paperback: The day is finally upon us! Thanks to the good folks at Crossroad Press, Axe can now be read by e-book hating Luddites across the world! You can buy print copies from:Read more of this blog post »
This is book 5 in MacQuire Women Series and it’s a prequel in which I tell you the love... Read more of this blog post »
About the Book
Wrongfully accused of murder, Dr. Catherine Bennett is destined to hang… unless she can disappear.
With the untamed territory of Colorado as her most likely refuge, she packs her physician’s kit and heads West. But even with a new life and name, a female doctor with a bounty on h...Read more of this blog post »
International etiquette expert Jacqueline Whitmore founded Cell Phone Courtesy Month in 2002 as a way to get people to become aware of their cell phone use and respectful of their surroundings.
Do you practice the following tips?
Be private. Don’t discuss private or confidential information in publ... Read more of this blog post »
Yesterday, I noted my exasperation, in the face of the economic desperation of the younger generation, with the Clintonites in the Democratic Party. Young men and women are drowning in massive debt, high rent, low pay, and precarious jobs, and what do the Democrats have to offer them?
In today’s T...Read more of this blog post »
Romances are dreamy hopeful books, and we’d like to think that... Read more of this blog post »
As someone who devoured Young Adult books as a young adult, I went through a period where I wasn’t sure if that love would carry over. I’m graduating college in a year and well out of the YA genre’s age range. However, I have friends who are adults and still read YA. Some didn’t even discover YA...Read more of this blog post »
As I write this I’m sitting on the sofa of romance writer and one of my besties, Shannon Richard. I’m also plotting an elaborate kidnapping heist to steal her dog, Teddy.
My reason for visiting (other than dognapping) is… RWA! If you’re not familiar with the RWA, it stands for Romance...Read more of this blog post »
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