Hey all ~ I’m super excited to announce I have two brand new ways to keep you updated on all my important updates! You can now subscribe via TEXT to get updates to your phone on all my new releases, sales, and exclusive teasers and specials just for subscribers. This subscription is also availabl...Read more of this blog post »
What I am NOT new to however, is the READING world. I was one of those kids that always had a book in their hand. At least one book. Sometimes two or even three. They were my escape, my day... Read more of this blog post »
The foil never does scan very well, alas. How visible and/or striking it is on a bookstore rack tends to depend on the angle of the light striking it.
Another view... Read more of this blog post »
I have been adding book reviews to my Recommendations tab, above. The latest to be added are two twin publications surveyingChristian Attitudes Toward War & Peace, the first by esteemed Church historian Roland Bainton and another, later supplementary book by Mennonite theologianJohn Howard Yo...Read more of this blog post »
So, you think you know Shakespeare? Can you pass the Bard quiz? Well, the LA Times put together a nice little quiz to answer that exact question. Did he write, “To be, or not to be?”, “”, “Et tu, Brute?” Well, take the Bard quiz and let me know how you did! See the link below: Did Shakespeare wri...Read more of this blog post »
1. Lisa Henry and I are hard at work finishing the third i... Read more of this blog post »
Had a lovely morning full of biking, walking, puppy time, and writing. Now, I have second round edits to do after which comes more biking. The dogs are inside for a bit then will be back out to play in the warm weather. Oh, have to get some training in with them as well. And starting to finalize...Read more of this blog post »
This is going to have a health warning on it.
If you are a young reader of this blog (say, under 15) or of a gentle disposition, then be advised that this entire entry is going to be about books and sexual violence, and you may want to pause before reading on….
So one of the judges on the Kitschies...Read more of this blog post »
No one in their twenties loves their job—no one. If you do, you’re probably an alien, or extremely lucky. My early twenties were stuffed with shitty jobs. Ihated my job at Kohl’s, even though I was incredibly grateful for it. The customers weren’t bad, especially since employees had free will to...Read more of this blog post »
…from the always awesome Community Roundtable. And by the way, this deck is three years old. Amazing that we’re still teaching the same stuff. :/
Do you have advanced community management tips to share? Contact me. Would love to write about your experience here on SocialFish.
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I don’t talk about this book much – certainly not because I’m not proud of it – but because the vast majority of my reader audience probably wouldn’t connect with it. At all. In fact, I encourage you not to read it unless you could see yourself reading a book with a Guillermo del Toro the...Read more of this blog post »
Probably not. I know I don't.
But if you do stop and think about sitting at your desk with just a pen and paper, and look at the vo... Read more of this blog post »
And if you're never going to see someone again, it'll shine brightly and both of you can be polite and say, "It was nice to... Read more of this blog post »
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Most likely, you’re aware that IndieReCON happened a couple weeks ago. So many of the vlogs and articles are good reminders that I’m either on the right path or I need to tweak my path a tiny bit.
Susan Kaye Quinn talked about Facing your Fears in a nifty Prezi presentation. One thought struck hom...Read more of this blog post »
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Gendercide is happening right now, as we speak. Right now, more young girls chances at living a life are stolen, erased, and jeopardized than you would ever believe. Since 1980, when China implemented the One-Child policy, 37 MILLION girls have been lost, that is more than the number...
According to Wikipedia, romance novels place their primary focus on the relationships and love between two people. They alsomust have an "emotionally satisfying and optimistic ending."
I think all of us can agree on that, but let's get deeper into the true elements of a good romance novel.
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This is a guest post by Kevin Starner , VP of Sales Enablement at Iron Mountain .
I know what many of you might be thinking: transactional sales requires a Hard Worker profile. We need people who are going to run through walls, make hundreds of dials every day, and continuously go that extr...Read more of this blog post »
It took me three years and eight months to write Dicing Time for Gladness. (I started it on Monday, Ma... Read more of this blog post »
It’s all been leading to this for Caeden and Sophie Williams. This should be the happiest time of their life. They’re married and expecting a baby, but Travis is still out there, and they both know he won’t rest until he gets what he wants. The question is, what does he want? They’ll have to fi...Read more of this blog post »
In an unusual moment of quiet calm
I let it settle over me like a gentle balm
In a world filled with chaos and confusion
Moments like these are usually an illusion
But I’ll let this unexpected moment of respite
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I’m delighted to be able to confirm that “The Art of Forgetting : Nomad” will be published by Kristell Ink on 24th MAY 2014 - that’s only two-and-a-bit months away! *kermitflails*
I have had a sneaky peak at the cover art and it looks fantastic, even without the words on yet; I can’t wait to share...Read more of this blog post »
Hello, lovely peeps, it's time for that tease again, hosted by the awesome Sandra Bunino.
Yesterday saw the release of Auctioned to Protect *dances again* so I had to bring you a little tease from this story.
To set the scene. Mike and Scarlett have had some intense play time in the club, and are... Read more of this blog post »
The Wizard’s Promise will be out in only two short months! To celebrate, Strange Chemistry is giving away copies of The Assassin’s Curse and The Pirate’s Wish on Goodreads. Although The Wizard’s Promise is a new story, it takes place in the same world as the previous duology, so here’s a chance t...Read more of this blog post »
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