Just Some Things You Say
No more poems
who don’t wear underwear
or waiting for a bus
that won’t ever come
All day I thought
of a direct ride
other than here
taking the stairs
all the way past
So you would think that after 3 books I’d be better organized and would understand the mysterious ways Amazon works. But, no! Until now it took a little while for the manuscript I uploaded to go live. Not this time, it felt like it was almost instantaneous Kudos to Amazon…
So this means Fast Forw...Read more of this blog post »
Next in our reboot of my Writing Tips article is:
Senses:Add two to five senses to every description.
Hot and tasty! Two senses at once!
When I started writing, I used to swap the pages I finished that week with two writer friends. We would read each other’s work and send back comments. My friend’...Read more of this blog post »
I received the cover art for Alpha Mine today and wanted to share. This installment isn't going to be #3.5 as I thought but #4 (since it's 87k and full length, EC considers it the next book in the series). There's more Trey and Sadie (as requested) and their story comes to a conclusion. It's lon... Read more of this blog post »
Yes, research is always important.
I was talking more about tapping into general emotions, like love, loss, fear, etc. Even though losing someone from one thing compared to another is different, the feeling surrounding the loss of that person might be very similar.
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Another remnant of the snow from a while ago. ^-^ I made the white transparent; I thought it would make a pretty cool effect that way.
Snowy Branch Makeup Bag by Duahcal
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A troubling new practice has recently been brought to my attention. One that disturbs me and leaves me scratching my head all at once. Authors, publishers, and blog tour organizers are telling reviewers what kind of reviews can and can't be posted for their books.
I'd love to hear from reviewers... Read more of this blog post »
WHATEVER THE REFERENTS BEHIND the horrific images of Revelation 9, the visions of mayhem and slaughter are clear enough. In war and plague, countless millions of human beings are slaughtered, one-third of humankind, some in great agony. Today I w...Read more of this blog post »
Before you do ANYTHING, please read this awesome post from one of our participating agents, Julia Weber. Seriously, PLEASE READ IT.
The blog pitches have been submitted, the window has closed, and Tamara and I are busy selecting our TOP 75 pitches!
*When we finally come to an agreement--easier sai... Read more of this blog post »
**Every day until NEEDING HER is here, I will give you one of the songs off the list, as well as a little teaser from the section where the song would be played. Here's day 9**
Blow Me (One Last Kiss) - P!nk
Chapter 5—ConnorMaci tried to shrug Dylan’s arm off her shoulders, and when he didn’t give,... Read more of this blog post »
http://dailynightly.nb... Read more of this blog post »
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"Boy looking at Xmas toys in shop window" in New York circa 1910. 5x7 glass negative, George Grantham Bain Collection.
I am absolutely thrilled and honored to be a part of Love Historicals! The talent in this group is amazing. Today, I’m excited to share a brand new release with you!
Unraveling Secrets is the first story in The Secrets Trilo... Read more of this blog post »
It seems like forever since I’ve posted on my blog. But I wanted to share with all of you that the final book of The Evolved Trilogy is finished: Choices – Complications of the Evolved. It is currently only available as an ebook:
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A funny column by David Brooks (not widely known as a great comedian) in Tuesday’s Times:
“The Thought Leader is sort of a highflying, good-doing yacht-to-yacht concept peddler. Each year, he gets to speak at the Clinton Global Initiative, where successful people gather to express compa...Read more of this blog post »
More of my favorite things…
O star of wonder, star of night,
Star with royal beauty bright,
Westward leading, still proceeding,
Guide us to thy perfect Light.
I figure I can tie that three kings things into the Darkyn lords trilogy.
So...Read more of this blog post »
Обновата. Две бързи телефонни от преди малко.
Нежен е татко. Любим портрет.
Two quick phone shots of the renovated home.
Dad is looking at me. Tender eyes as his soul was. Read more of this blog post »
Okay, so another problem with the butt-kicking day job is that my brain is too fried to think of... Read more of this blog post »
Top Five Mysteries In My Life Today:
1. How can a man object to pink socks (laundry accident, don�t ask) but be fine wearing a torn, battered, ancient t-shirt?
2. How can that same man snub his nose at herbal tea and yet drink right out of the milk carton without even checking the expiration date?...Read more of this blog post »
Well, here's another! Alone No More is my first historical romance stand alone.
Dismissed from her job as a scullery maid and cast aside by her lover, pregnant Cara Morland has no choice but to return to her father’s farm. While lies of widowh... Read more of this blog post »
To read this click here.
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I just wanted to give everyone a quick update on the Luminescence Trilogy.The release dates for the books published under Nevermore Press were pushed back a few months.
But the new release dates are just around the corner *Happy dance*
Luminescence: January 10th
Amethyst Tears: February 21... Read more of this blog post »
First, the longest: 31 minutes of the real me, complete with, ah, language. I'm answering readers' questions about all kinds of stuff: research, writing process, kn... Read more of this blog post »
December 2013 Newsletter
I hope you’ll forgive the tardiness of this month’s newsletter — my 30th, no less. Wow. How is that even possible? Stopping to think about it for a moment, I realize I’ve been writing full time since 2003 — so I guess this is not only my 30th newslet...Read more of this blog post »
The release of Hellequin Chronicles book 3: With Silent Screams, is only a few months away, so I thought it would be nice to share the cover with everyone.
So here it is, the cover to With Silent Screams.
Before anyone asks (because someone will), no that isn’t Nate.
You can pre-order the book fro...Read more of this blog post »
And the short answer is that it’s never finished. Not really. (It’s partially why I don’t go back and read my own books, to be honest. I always find places where I’d really like to go and change things...Read more of this blog post »
I’m writing to announce the launch of Necessary Decisions, the first book in my new Redemption Series.
Necessary Decisions features Detective Gino Cataldi and his partner, Hector “Ribs” Delgado. It takes place in Houston, Texas.
A Thriller That Won’t Let Go
A...Read more of this blog post »
Time for more Author Spotlights! This was supposed to post yesterday. But, as you have likely noticed, I have been a little absent of late. The truth, the creeping crud caught up with me. Yuck!!! But, I am happy to report that I am on the mend and finally back to blogging. At least a little bit.... Read more of this blog post »
"I just read your book. It is great. I would like to know when the next one will come out."
Just wanted to let you know that my 10 year old da... Read more of this blog post »
So I figured I’d just end the year with some of my favorite shorts I wrote this year. They’re about robots, so the next three days will have far future ancient robots, which will lead into the novel[la] I’m going to be writing probably early next year, after I finishGirl with Ears & Demon wit...Read more of this blog post »
I have a guest post on the Strange Chemistry website about what winter holidays in Ellada are like. There’s also a brief Shadowplay snippet, and using the promo code, you can buy the DRM-free e-book from the Angry Robot Store for £1 today only, as it’s only a few weeks now until Shadowplay‘s rele...Read more of this blog post »