According to Emmy award winning chef and world traveler Anthony Bourdain who recently visited Shanghai: Tim Tse (a resident of Communist China) "is a man of impeccable taste. One of more than a 150,000 Shanghainese billionaires accustome... Read more of this blog post »
I'm super excited to announce that MASK is live for preorder on all Amazon sites! Make sure you get your copy delivered at 12am on release day and preorder today ;)
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It's here!!!! I can't believe it. From today, THE DEVIL'S INTERN (Kirkus star/SLJ star), will be available to buy in bookstores across the US and Canada. This is insane - and brilliant - and insane, and to celebrate, my awesome publisher, Holiday House, is giving away a copy of the book to three... Read more of this blog post »
(As previously seen on the HelaWrite blog.)
I’m continuing with the theme of organization, which I wrote about yesterday. Today, I want to focus specifically on digital organization. As the “age” of the Internet has become the norm rather than a breakthrough, all things digital are here to stay....Read more of this blog post »
Author: Barry Stewart Levy
Publisher: Create Space
Very much in the tradition of literary existentialism, Mr. Levy has created a familiar but nonetheless fascinating lost soul searching for life’s true meaning through the relentless pursuit of pleasure... Read more of this blog post »
So we had to make the trek to San Francisco to visit my lovely back surgeon for my one month check post surgery. We drove forever and a day. Or for four hours. It should have only taken three but someone drank too much tea on the road.
It got so bad that finally Alpha Man started pretending t...Read more of this blog post »
Prompt: The first time Cael and Ash meet.
“As you all know, there have been a lot of structural changes over the last year at HQ, as well as within Unit Alpha. Agents have been shuffled around, new recruits hired, and Team Leaders assigned partners.”
“Yeah, we know,” Ash grumbled. “That’s how w...Read more of this blog post »
Re-read last time's addition, if you want a refresher. It starts here:
I’m such a fucking liar.I think the thing about it that bothers me most is how weak it makes me feel. I sigh and start to count them. One: I can’t cook. That time, I started out on the right course. Would sh... Read more of this blog post »
Do you live in or around Houston? Then join us Saturday from 10-noon at Fioza Cafe as we thank our supporters for their generous help with free Kona coffee.
Check out this fantastic review ofGoing for Kona on the blog of Brigid Kildare mystery author Kate Eileen Shannon, HERE. Please leave a...Read more of this blog post »
As many of you all know, I am fairly new to goodreads and to the author/publishing world for that matter. It is a learning on the job experience. I suppose there is no other way to learn this field of work but on the job.... Read more of this blog post »
Swimming to the Offline Shore
By 2004, I was an expert web surfer. I had memorized a sequence of web site addresses that I could cycle through, one after another, in rapid succession. I would do this once every hour or so as a quick mental pick me up to help get through the work day.
At some poin...Read more of this blog post »
I love action scenes. I love reading them, watching them, and most of all, I love writing them. When an action sequence works it can rip and roar and flow and take you away into a fictional world of excitement and adventure. It can make your heart race and your adrenaline surge as you turn the p... Read more of this blog post »
No time for reviews again, but here’s what I’ve been reading this month:
1. Broken Monsters – Lauren Beukes. Fantastic, genre-busting thriller.
2. The Miniaturist – Jessie Burton. Team Mushens ftw. Beautiful book.
3. I am Not a Serial Killer – Dan Wells. Tor option book research.
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Something Quite Unlike Myself
Brief, thoughtful, powerful. For some reason I remember everything in this book as circular. I remember the words making circles on the page. And I just opened it again, and ther... Read more of this blog post »
Humanist Press has a heavy focus on e-book technology. Th... Read more of this blog post »
I'm so honored to participate in this. All month long you can visit the Queer Romance Month Site to read inspiring and honest stories f... Read more of this blog post »
Ch. 103-115 are written, at 66,650 words. Many of those chapters are in at least second-draft state. Ch. 116-120 remain to be written, but these will hopefully be shorter and faster—we are past what I thought of as the main hump of writing. The next three months will be on a tight schedule at MIR...Read more of this blog post »
Υπάρχουν πολλοί δείκτες που μετράνε την πορεία και την κατάσταση μιας χώρας, αλλά υποθέτωότι ένας από τους ενδεικτικότερους και σημαντικότερους είναι αυτός που μετράει το επίπεδο ευτυχίας των παιδιών. Η UNICEF τον Απρίλιο του 2013 δημοσίευσε τα αποτελέσματα μιας έρευνας σε 29 από τις πλουσιότερες...Read more of this blog post »
How long does it typically take for DNA results to come back in a murder case, specifically blood on a knife? Could the agency get a preliminary report (i.e. blood type) any faster?Amryn says:
Each lab will have its own turnaround time for DNA. For most state crime labs or local agen... Read more of this blog post »
I’m so excited for this installment of What to Read Wednesday! Please help me welcome author Rachael Johns. She’s visiting to share a wonderful guest post about why she writes what she writes. She’s also sharing her latest release JILTED. I just love the cover and the blurb…sounds like a winner....Read more of this blog post »
Deciding on a name can often be the hardest part of starting a business, a brand or even a blog but it is also one of the most important decisions you will make when getting started. So, what’s in a name? Do you want the name of your business to be literal and tell everyone exactly what you do? O...Read more of this blog post »
4.6 out of 5 s... Read more of this blog post »
*pops out of a cake*
Why, hello there. So unofficial e-release was last month, but now GIRL ON A WIRE is officially a book!
My third, which is a little boggling. I'm so so grateful to anyone who's picked up one of my books, and I very much hope you'll pick up this one too. I know we're not supposed...Read more of this blog post »
Forrest's short fiction has appeared in over fifty venues, including Asimov's, Gargoyle, Apex, and Polyphony. He is a World Fantasy Award winner for his editorial work, with Jeff VanderMeer, on the Leviathan 3 anthology. His no... Read more of this blog post »
Oh, the fun I have planned for you with this one. I promise laugh out loud moments, coupled with scenes that are truly towel worthy.
Brie takes one heck of a ride in Denver...
Brie's Denver Desires:
Submissive in Love... Read more of this blog post »
I’m super excited to let you know about a terrific Kindle deal on the go at the moment.Knight Awakened and Knight Avenged (Circle of Seven Series, books 1 & 2) are on sale for just $1.99 each for the entire month of October (1st to 31st.). If you have a moment, please check it out.Here are th...Read more of this blog post »
Support (n.) encouragement, help, boost, assistance, backing, sustenance
All of the above definitions describe perfectly what I receive from my support group i.e. my critique partners in writing. We started out sixteen years ago with one published writer and three unpublished. Over the years we... Read more of this blog post »
But he is FREE!
Bill Ryder was a dateless dweeb...then he died. Unfortunately for him that was just the beginning of his troubles. He awoke to find himself a vampire, one of the legendary predators of the night. Unfortunately for... Read more of this blog post »
365 Days of Reflection Towards God’s Love and Acceptance
~June 4, 2014-June 3, 2015~
Day 121- Detroit, Michigan: Revival
Every now and again we need a “pick us up” kind of motivation that allows us to rise up from the pain that we are dealing with in our lives and reconnecting w... Read more of this blog post »
Taken while I was being interviewed. I love the way this shot was framed. I look like I’m doing an adult film #UCSD
Happy October! While I am not looking forward to another cold winter, I do love fall. Pumpkin Spice Lattes, colorful leaves, apple picking, hiking, and Halloween are just a few of my favorite things about this season. It’s also the kickoff to the last quarter of the year—a time for reflection of...Read more of this blog post »
The Horror Writers Association annual Halloween Haunts 2014 blog event begins on October 1. Thirty-one days of Halloween posts, excerpts, interviews, and book giveaways from some of today’s top horror writers…including me. Celebrate Halloween with the horror writers and catch up on some good, s...Read more of this blog post »
"When they first saw me they were ravenous. Ready. Their d**ks hard and pulsing in their dirty pants."
"There's no such thing as love."
Wow. I loved the heroine, talk about anti-hero! But as the chapters go a... Read more of this blog post »
What is it about college boys that makes my pulse race? Is it there slender physiques, their ready smiles, or their intellect. I don’t know, but there are thousands of them in Boone, and I’mso enjoying myself everywhere I go.
It’s another beautiful day in Boone. The sun is...Read more of this blog post »
Welcome to the Books That Need More Attention Giveaway Hop! I'm featuring my latest release CROSSING THE ICE and sharing an exclusive excerpt. Check it out!
****Josh followed me through the wood-paneled dining room to the French doors leading outside. The marsh grass surrounding the deck swished... Read more of this blog post »
This impromptu scene of Bruce and Selina at a high society party was inspired by a panel submitted to Chris Dee’s tumblr…
Bruce and Selina in BORED
Read it here.
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