My post is about what inspired me to write about gangs:
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i don’t try to ride coattails
or search for endorsements from famous people
but one time i did give a copy of Stone Hotel
to a rock star for whom i have enormous respect
i was hoping maybe that he’d read it and be so blown away
he’d mention it on Twitter or something
and help me get some... Read more of this blog post »
Today is the cover reveal for The Fighter and the Baroness.
This cover reminds me that I have the best cover artist I could possibly wish for, and I am so fortunate to have her in my author life.
Clarise Tan, working with you is a delight.
The Fighter and the Baro... Read more of this blog post »
The train has left the station. I just looked at the calendar and realized I’m only about four months away from the publication of Windy City Blues and things are happening. I thought I’d take you behind the scenes and share some of what’s going on. First off, I’m thrilled to announce that Windy...Read more of this blog post »
** There is a $25 Amazon Gift Card and a chance at one of two ARCS as a part of the reveal. You can enter to win those here ---> http://www.rafflecopt... Read more of this blog post »
There’s palpable tension in the air as we approach the presidential elections. It’s not only because the two candidates are polarizing the country in ways not seen in my lifetime. It’s not only because a businessman with no political experience is running against the first female presidential no...Read more of this blog post »
If you haven't read Steve "Grizz" Johnson and Shannon "Butterfly" Braden's story yet, what are you waiting for? Get your copy here:
-- CRUSHING ON LOVE (The Bradens)
Amazon US: www.amazo... Read more of this blog post »
I have way too many ideas floating around in my head. Because of that, I’ll never suffer from a lack of things to write about. The secret to never having writer’s block is simple: Combine two other things you like or... Read more of this blog post »
Pre neki dan, u trolejbusu kojim sam se vraćao kući s posla, našao se jedan ludak. Smrdeo je, nosio je odrpanu odeću, teturao se više nego što je to trola od nas tražila. Vređao je ljude oko sebe. Govorio im je da treba da crknu. I ovaj smrdljivi grad treba da crkne, da nestane, i svi u njemu, je...Read more of this blog post »
This has been a long process - I started writing this book as a distraction from finishing Oleanna back in 2011 and I can’t believe she’s finally out in the world today. I’m so excited, and really proud of this book. I really hope you enjoy!
This is in response to a negative review I read on Amazon for our book, The Miracle Morning for Parents and Families.I wanted to address some of the issues they had with the book and explain further some things I did not go into in the book. Here is the review:
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I wanted to like this book so badl...
In Januaryafter twenty years, Iparted company with my old literary agent and found new representation with Marcy Posner at Folio Literary Management in New York City. Marcyis one of the most experienced, highly respected, and well-likedagents in the business.She has always been a fan of my work a... Read more of this blog post »
Damit hatte die Anthologie In seiner Hand mit meiner Beteiligung nur ein gutes Jahr auf dem Markt. Um meine Beiträge (Fünf-Gänge... Read more of this blog post »
Yellow, green, and purple cauliflower from Melissa’s Produce. Amazing colors!
September is drawing to an end and this month’s Links to Reads are here! Oh what a month it has been so far! Tons of scheduling, focusing, and delivering. I had a lecture at the Los Angeles Public library, hosted Culinar...Read more of this blog post »
I have talked a bit about the feeling of accomplishing a big life goal and the need I have to replace it with something else that will require a lot of work to achieve. I have goals of various levels of work. Some are really easy to achieve. For example, how many books I read a year is not going...Read more of this blog post »
Hi everyone! I'm thrilled to announce that I've signed with agent Mallory Bro... Read more of this blog post »
—¿Sabés lo sexy que sos?... Me volviste loco...
Siento que me tiene abrazada de espaldas contra su pecho desnudo. Sus manos sujetan las mías sobre mis senos. Estoy excitada. Muy excitada.
—Quiero ir con todo con vos ¿sabés?
Yo estoy inmóvil. No puedo hablar.
Ahor... Read more of this blog post »
It took me an incredibly long time to drop a lot of weight. I don’t mean pounds either. (I’m still incredibly overweight.) I mean the weight inside my heart, mind and soul. It became an exceedingly heavy burden that I lugged around with me 24/7. I worried when I woke up. Anxiety hung heavy in my...Read more of this blog post »
Swiping, biting, seething, pleading, fresh and funny, Whitewolf’s latest book of verse is a language sandwich filled with shit, shopping, poverty, war, Wi-Fi and wordplay.
Awaken your inner rebel for the modern era, with poems like: Equality For The Poor, You’re So Far Right, Ads, Abs And Apps,...Read more of this blog post »
I recently listened to a podcast by Candice and Katie of Free Sex Podcast. Don’t let the name scare you away. They interviewed Dr. Dan Allender, author of The Wounded Heart: Hope for Adult Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse and his newly released Healing the Wounded Heart: The Heartache of Sexual...Read more of this blog post »
Today’s WordPress writing prompt is disagree. I don’t think it’s a bad thing to have your own mind, and not agree with everything and everyone. In A Stranger in France my main heroine Kate, clearly feels the same way. Here’s an excerpt from A Stranger in France showing Kate’s POV and h...Read more of this blog post »
An F-35A caught fire at Mountain Home Air Force Base this past week, during engine start-up. The pilot was able to safely egress from the aircraft. Evidence suggests that the fire may have been connected to high rear winds, which have been known to cause fires in other jet engi... Read more of this blog post »
I was tugged into the murky depths of this cleverly constructed poolside psychodrama (published May 2016, Penguin UK). It’s centred on a newly restored lido, supposedly somewhere in London. (I want to know where, it sounds amazing!) Natalie the novel’s narrator discovers the lido one summer when,...Read more of this blog post »
Last week, I had the honour of guest-posting over at Christy Birmingham's blog, Poetic Parfait. My brief was to tell people about my latest novel Noah Padgett and the Dog-People and to share tips about writing inspiration.
To read the full post, here's the link
Está lançada a pesquisa CONHECENDO O LEITOR.Quero entender melhor os hábitos de consumo dos leitores na hora de comprar um livro. O objetivo é conseguir uma quantidade de respostas relevante para ajudar os autores independentes a escolher o melhor formato de publicação, incluindo o preço que os... Read more of this blog post »
I recorded this podcast before my trip down to Atlanta for the Chatahoochie Evening Stars Quilt show (this picture of me signing books was taken there). I had every intention of posting it before I hit the road, but sadly that didn’t work out. Tune in...Read more of this blog post »
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First for the achievement: I’ve been the subject of an official press release! And not for getting arrested!Read more of this blog post »
Hazel Reuter was born on May 17, 1920 in Chicago to Douglas Wilson and Eileen Brady, who were of Scottish and Irish descent, respectively. Douglas worked in the produce business and adored Eileen, says Hazel, who was very beautiful. Douglas and Eileen had a total of five children: Vernon, Victor,...Read more of this blog post »
Reconozco que no soy mucho de este tipo de películas, pero me animé a verla por, cómo no, Hrithik Roshan. Y no, no por sus músculos o sus ojos verdes, ni por los rizos castaños, no. Es que realmente me gusta como actor. En unas películas más que en otras y ahora que ha madurado más que en los fi...Read more of this blog post »
“The Collection,” a new Amazon Prime series airing in Britain, tells the story of a Parisian fashion house in postwar France. Credit Nick Briggs/Lookout Point 2016
PARIS — For Dior, it is a revolution: a woman leading its creative side for the first time in the house’s 69-year history. On Friday,...Read more of this blog post »
The amazing, the wonderful, the incredible sci-fi fairy tale anthology that has been the dominating focus of my entire life this year is finally available! You will now get the chance to read twenty beautiful, hilarious, romantic, thrilling, and just overall terrific stories.
Circuits & Sl...Read more of this blog post »
The war that had been fought since the beginning of creation is about to rage on.Anathema needs to choose between the light and the darkness.Powers we both possesses.Meet Anathema...the girl with a pure heart but a dark soul.
NEXUS SERIES BOOK 1: Anathema by Ysa Arcangel
Cover Design by Covers B... Read more of this blog post »
I'm speechless! YOU are giving this book big LOVE! 89% 5 STAR REVIEWS on GOODREADS! Thank you so much ! I'm giving away 2 SIGNED copies of the advanced reader copy! Open internationally . I will DM Winners on 10/1. Please pre-order on Amazon~ for the October 17th release. Cheers + love xxx #goodr... Read more of this blog post »
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