Since this is #5 in the Rescue Me series, I thought I ought to give prizes using t... Read more of this blog post »
When Helmut Schmidt invites you to give an “Impulsreferat” (an impulsive talk to spark discussion) you 1) accept, 2) feel honored, 3) get intimidated, and then 4) do your best to be insightful in a provocative way. After all, the former chancellor, about to celebrate his 95th birthday, not only...Read more of this blog post »
In an article for The Sunday Times the acclaimed author of the Discworld series, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2007, sa...Read more of this blog post »
Happy Holidays Everyone!
Join us in celebrating Entangled Teen’s 12 Days of Kickass Event! This event is going to be a blast!
We are joining together to share some exclusive content with you all! There will be 2 teams, The Smartass Team who will post a good or swoon worthy deleted scene or an exc...Read more of this blog post »
I just wanted to jump on and let everyone know they can now get my latest novel, Painted Memories, for only 99 cents until the end of December! If you haven't read it yet and it interest you, now's the time to get it!
Check the links below to find your eBook format.... I'vecome to re... Read more of this blog post »
A male Romance Author… a convention in Vegas… a female book blogger… a goal to lose her virginity… what happens when you mix all the above?
Fallon McKinley is headed to Vegas for the Wicked Wenches Romance Con and losing her virginity is only one of her goals. The other is to me...Read more of this blog post »
New chapter day! It would never occur to Lex Luthor that his being in Gotham affects someone other than him. NMK Inc Part 4: Mercy
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Something else suddenly occurred to Rajhir as he studied the nervous-looking doctor. Bringing Flencik home just to give Gegra the sense Rajhir was obeying his father’s dictates wasn’t fair to this Imdiko. That he had been ready to use Flencik in such a way brought a sense of shame to the Dramok.... Read more of this blog post »
I watched. I liked. I shared.
And almost immediately, three of my friends (who are Star Wars geeks) had MELTDOWNS because Stokes is taking potshots at their cultural touchstone, their sacred cow, their holy grail of fandom. “Who is th... Read more of this blog post »
I'm currently in the midst of promotion for A Christmas Caroler with the blog tours listed in the previous post. There's one currently happening over at True Colorz, which ends on December 16. But if you don't feel like waiting you can purchase it at any of the following links:
Torquere:... Read more of this blog post »
It’s Christmas-time, which means it’s time to buy a lot of stuff no one really needs. Unless you’re buying angry bees, which is always a good idea. But maybe you’re stuck for ideas for awesome presents for people you love, or for horrible presents for people you resent and so I thought I’d share...Read more of this blog post »
Photo by Zsuzsanna Kilian
There’s a line I shared in my little eBook on how to write book reviewsthat goes like this:
“Brothers and sisters, we are not to be sycophants. Don’t write a review that sounds like it was written by one.”
I want to take a bit of time today to expand on that a little more....Read more of this blog post »
Happy Wednesday, everybody!
I am in frantic writing-and-Christmas-treat-baking mode. I made six cakes and wrote 4,500 words yesterday. My husband said, “I didn’t even know that was possible,” and I told him, “I make it look easy.”
This is true only if you come home at the end of the day, when all t...Read more of this blog post »
Writing historical fiction is fun, but the need for historical accuracycan impose artificial restrictions on the narrative flow. In the sameway that world-building provides a blank canvas for fantasy writers,allowing them to escape the restrictions of real life and stretchtheir imaginations, alte...Read more of this blog post »
she will want a pretty pen to write in it.
If you give a writer a pretty pen,
she will want a pretty pen stand to hold it.
If you give a writer a pretty pen stand,
she will want a pretty desk to put it on.
If you give a writer a pretty desk,
she will want a pretty... Read more of this blog post »
I'm so thrilled with all of your support for the On Dublin Street series and the upcoming release ofBefore Jamaica Lane. And I decided it deserved a little something special to celebrate! As a thank you, I've posted a bonus scene fromOn Dublin Street...and it's in Braden's POV!
As you may know, pr... Read more of this blog post »
BE WILLING TO GO OUT on a limb with Me. If that is where I am leading you, it is the safest place to be. Your desire to live a risk-free life is a form of unbelief. Your longing to live close to Me is at odds with your attempts to minimize risk. You are approaching a crossroads in your journey....Read more of this blog post »
By now I’m sure just about every indie author has heard about Bookbub. I seemed to have heard about them later than others, but I’ve used them a few times now for advertizing. And although their results are better than anywhere else, I believe that there are some conce...Read more of this blog post »
So, thanks to my intrepid editor Dani and my proofreader Charles, we got Brewer prepped and ready waaaaay earlier than I'd anticipated.
That means it's available for sale NOW!
You can get it at:
Barnes & Noble
Hope you enjoy it, my dears. The next book slated to come out is SE... Read more of this blog post »
It's called Radio Hope and you can download the first 51,000 words for free from Smashwords. I'd love to get some feedback... Read more of this blog post »
And the winner of the HER DARK CURIOSITY holiday ornament is...
Kristina, email me at email@example.com to claim your prize. For everyone else, don't worry, there will be lots more giveaways in the coming days leading up to release!Read more of this blog post »
It’s been a while since my last post. (I feel as if I’m in confession). And I feel horrible that I haven’t been able to keep up with posting on a regular.
Liabilities. It’s been promised to me by next week. Then it depends how fast I can get through any revisions that need to be made when it will...Read more of this blog post »
We may all believe that truism from Albert Camus, but don’t bother telling it to MacKenzie Bezos.
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Her shop of amazing art is here.
a baby appears onstage in a kick drum. the more I think of time travel the more it can do. when I ask about the fresh blood you say I should see the ear muffs. you say they are behind the snowy tv screen we made into a blanket for a dying robot and stared at to avoid the sight of your fat... Read more of this blog post »
A couple weeks ago I had that fateful appointment with Coral Pollock at River City Ink & Steel . . . here's what happened.
11:00am - I arrived on time after having a big breakfast at Santorini's restaurant. Mmmm bacon. I had forgotten to bring a bottled orange juice with me so the first... Read more of this blog post »
First, a couple of quick notes. A ginormous THANK YOU to everyone who had a hand in nominating me for the 2013 Favorite Author award at the awesome Grave Tells site (and thanks to Liz for passing along the link). Voting begins on Sunday, and I'll pass along the voting link when it's up, but it's... Read more of this blog post »
Princess Grace and Prince Dignity are an amazingly sweet, caring, etc.... Read more of this blog post »
هـو انت زعـلان ؟ممكن اطلب منك ..انك تقف قدام المرآيةمش عشان تتعرف على نفسك مثلا(مع إن سؤال على جنب كدا..هو انت تعرف نفسك فعلا ولا آخرك صورتك اللي بتقدمهـالك المـرآيـة)ماعلينا ..اقف قدام المراية عشان بس تشوف نفسك..وتفتكر إن في ناس مش بس شايفين الدنيا سودا دول حتى مش عارفين يشوفوا نفسهمتخيل... Read more of this blog post »
Some of these books will remain free for ETERNITY.............. And some are just promotio... Read more of this blog post »
I know many authors of Christian fiction, and I love to help readers find them and their books whenever possible. So be sure to check out my Christian Fiction Wednesday blog posts. You just may find another favorite author or two.
by Valerie Hanson
For the first time in y...Read more of this blog post »