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It's me! I think I have well and truly gotten into the habit of writing my weekly blog now. Thank you to those who are checking in to see what I'm ranting about...
This week, I have been working on the second book in The Afterlife Novel series, promoting a free Afterlife Short Story fo... Read more of this blog post »
Here they are, from me.
The primary responsibility for a child's education lies with the parent's ability to make the child care about education. A motivated child will prosper even with a below-average teacher. Children don't do well... Read more of this blog post »
Few things will derail us faster from the plan God has for our lives than discouragement. The enemy wants us to believe the discouraging words he puts in our heads and our hearts. But the truth is, God has given us everything we need to silence those thoughts that hold us back every day. In part...Read more of this blog post »
Bermeo, Mundaka…Urdaibai, el lugar mágico que unió, separó y volvió a unir a Kaiet y a Maddi en Días de lluvia, y por el que ahora caminan de la mano.
Es hermoso hasta el infinito. Y emociona con solo verlo. ¿O no es cierto?
Míralo y dime :)
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Thank you SO MUCH for everyone who entered, by commenting, FB and Twittering. Including extra entries there were over 400 - wow!
So, without further ado....
The winner of the grand prize...
Chosen at random...
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Of a signed copy of Shattered, Slated T-shirt, bookmarks (and I've added in Shatte...
It’s been a rough few months at our house. And honestly, I feel bad even saying that. We haven’t faced any truly life and death issues, and yet in so many areas my world has been upended. I still feel as if I am tumbling about, waiting to come to rest and see where, exactly I’ve ended up and what...Read more of this blog post »
Today is Blog Tour Day!
This tour is where writers and authors answer questions about their writing process.
My friendJuliette Cross postedhers last week. She’s writing a full length novel set in her fantasticalMorgon world.
You can check out her writing process here: http://juliettecross.weeb...Read more of this blog post »
Şehirlerden… New York. Nehirlerden… Hudson Nehri. Göllerden… Haritalarda var olmayan ama her kış donan bir göl ve bir adam. Mevsimlerden… Merhametsiz kışlar. Bulutlardan… Bir duvar. Erkek… Mekanik erbabı bir hırsız. Kadın ise… Hep genç kalmaya mahkûm bir ilahe. Siyahla beyaz kadar birbirinden f...Read more of this blog post »
So my trip to St. Louis was wonderful!
I got to meet Cole Gibsen, an old friend on QueryTracker, and Antony John, who shares the same publisher with me (Dial/Penguin.) He also has a delightful English accent!
I make weird faces when I'm talking.And here is Sarah Bromley, who is also an old QT fri... Read more of this blog post »
It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these, but this came on the radio and it just…resonated. I’ve been doing a lot of soul searching the last few weeks, doing the usual twenty-something-what-am-I-doing-with-my-life questioning. The answers weren’t always the most positive, as I h...Read more of this blog post »
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Well, how odd that my last post concerned health systems. So, without going into personal detail, what do you think of the likelihood of this happening on the NHS: getting to see a docto... Read more of this blog post »
Early Release Surprise! The Vampire Diaries: The Talisman Chronicles (Vol One) by Mandy M. Roth writing as Mandy Balde
YA Paranormal Romance Short Story
The Vampire Diaries: The Talisman Chronicle (Volume One)
Talisman (Tali) never wanted to move to My...
"Were you cleared?... Read more of this blog post »
Published: March 4, 2014
Publisher: Viking Juvenile (Penguin)
Page Count: 416 pages
Source: Publisher in exchange for an honest review
Series: Half Life, #1
A stunning, magical debut. An international sensation.
In modern-day England, witches live a... Read more of this blog post »
In The Indigo Spell, Sydney was torn between the Alchemist way of life and what her heart and gut were telling her to do.... Read more of this blog post »
Last night I dreamt this really profound statement which I suspected I’d forget if I didn’t write it down, so I jotted it down quickly and fell immediately back asleep. This morning I woke up to a note that says:
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“On conquering a giant mountain: It wasn’t the mountain that was important. It was...
In 2006 and 2007. Michael Edits was headquartered in Chiang Mai, Thailand. That’s when I first changed it from part-time hobby to full-time business and sole source of income. (It has never gone back.)
That’s also when I got so many customers that I hired five subcontractors. From Asia, I was outs...Read more of this blog post »
Adventures in Censorship
A blog post by Rocky Wood, 29 May 2013
On Tuesday US time Facebook notified Lisa Morton, Greg Chapman and myself that the Facebook page for our graphic novel, 'Witch Hunts: A Graphi... Read more of this blog post »
Whether we admit it or not, all of our opinions and ideas are based on certain assumptions (or presuppositions). These are basic principles through which we view what we read, what we study, how we think, etc.
In studying the Bible, it’s no different; we all come to the study of the Bible with ce...Read more of this blog post »
The newest chapter in Bedtime Tales of Horror, "Choose Your Death", has been published. Beginning tomorrow it will be free for download for Kindle for 5 days.
Bedtime Tales of Horror: "Choose Your Death"
If you choose to download it and read it, please post a review and let me know w... Read more of this blog post »
The biggest lesson I learned from Ross was to...Read more of this blog post »
Every Monday, from now until its release on April 15, I’m giving away an autographed copy of A Broken Kind of Beautiful. Congratulations to last week’s winner, Cynthia from Pennsylvania!
Before we get into the details of this week’s giveaway, I have the immense pleasure of introducing to you forme...Read more of this blog post »
But enough Shameless Shannon Self Promotion. For today, I've put together another quickMMGMsh... Read more of this blog post »
In the past week, there has been a great deal of exposure of a petition to Amazon seeking to remove anonymity from all Amazon book reviewers. With a great deal of help from author Anne Rice’s nearly one million Facebook followers, the petition, initiated by one of Rice’s fans, has garnered over 5...Read more of this blog post »
Starting a new book always feelsa little weird to me. There’s so much to hash out, so much to think about, and I’m often torn between plotting and just writing. I spent a week-and-change plotting and jotting down ideas for the novella I’m working on, and starting tomorrow, I’m going to be back on...Read more of this blog post »
Spring has almost sprung!
And I’m giving awaya box of books, bookmarks, andthe amazing frontier novel,Northkill, which just released!
I became a fan of Joan’s writing with her incredible American Patriot Series above.
Her newest novel, Northkill, co-authored with Bob Hostetler, so moved an...Read more of this blog post »