Voyager is a quest to find out who we really are. A journey that takes us beyond ‘earth’s human shores’ in search of true peace and happiness. Life and everything we experience arise from awareness. We are never outside awareness. Just as w...Read more of this blog post »
NOS4R2 (the UK title of the new novel) is out over there in hardcover on May 28th. I’ll be touring there to spread the word. All the scheduled signings and readings are listed below… including the final US reading, in Nashua, New Hampshire.
Saturday, May 25th – 2PM – Nashua, New Hampshire •...Read more of this blog post »
"Karen & Kimberly have written a winner!... Read more of this blog post »
In other news my plan to drink coffee by using smaller cups is not working. I do love these new cups though.
I'm also excited to g... Read more of this blog post »
First and foremost, various ways you can donate/help the efforts in Oklahoma are listed here.
But wait: there's more! Literati Literature Lovers Blog is holding a fundraiser for the Red Cross to benefit communities affected by the tornadoes in Oklahoma. Donat... Read more of this blog post »
As a cover artist there is nothing I love to see more than great concepts and wonderful execution. These amazing covers really caught my eye and made me fan girl, a great group of unique covers for lucky week 13!
What do you think?
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“At an event organised by the Writers’ Centrein Norwich the other week, one of the volunteers – a woman perhaps a few years older than me – observed that when she was young writers were semi-mythical creatures, farouche, barely ever seen in the flesh, and their only spoor faded black-and-white ph...Read more of this blog post »
I haven’t rattled on about other artists whose books I love for some time now (Like H.J. Ford or A.B. Frost). While I’ve been at my desk for the past four months writing the first draft of WondLa III, I’ve still craved artistic inspiration. During this time, I started each day with snapshots of s...Read more of this blog post »
Okay,OK, andO.K.are all acceptable spellings of the word.OKis more common in edited writing, butokayappears about a third of the time.O.K.is preferred by a few publications, including theNew York Times, even though it is not an abbreviation of anything in modern use.
The word has several main uses... Read more of this blog post »
and somehow the activity of writing changes everything. Or appears to do so.
-- Joyce Carol Oates
Having troub... Read more of this blog post »
• May 23, 2013
» Only five days to go until Once Upon a Tower downloads to e-readers and shows up on store shelves. Romance Reviews Today says: “Written with wit and an understanding of human emotions, Once Upon a Tower is riveting reading.” You don’t have to wait until May 28 ~ read Chapter One r...Read more of this blog post »
September 18, 2013 between 11:31 am and 1:00 pm Paula Ogier of the UMass Boston
Osher Lifelong Institute of Learning, has asked me to give a talk about
Boston's Bronze and Stone Monuments. All are w... Read more of this blog post »
Would you like me to finish Wandmaker then finish Dragon Groomer or do you want them both?
(PS I haven’t abandoned my m/f books I will be starting them back up too
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Where to begin? I’m from the old generation. The generation before self-publishing began to lead the way in book content and pricing. I also consider myself slower to adapt than my fellow Plotmonkeys, but I’m there now. Better late than never. This means that I’m working in two worlds. I’m publis...Read more of this blog post »
Consequently, I've been getting birthday wishes in my fan mail every May for years. In the beginning, I had no idea why.
Since most, but not all, Wiki-type sites have corrected this o... Read more of this blog post »
Debut Album Trip Trap Attack Out June 18 On Kanine Records
Summer Tour Dates Announced Listen: "Stay" via SPIN or SoundCloud
SPIN has premiered "Stay" from Beach Day's debut album, Trip Trap Attack due June 18th on Kanine Records. SPIN said, "Beach Day follow in the haz... Read more of this blog post »
The Author's Salon is in the Monterey Room; you'll find the event schedule at the link above. Thanks again for being... Read more of this blog post »
The séances continued.... Read more of this blog post »
Vicente is here!!!! Get him now because I am keeping The Santinis at .99 only until June 1!
Four brothers who believe in service before self and the women who will bring them to their knees.
Erotic Romance Novella
V...Read more of this blog post »
Over at ICv2, they’ve posted a list of the top ten tabletop gaming Kickstarters of all time (um, four years now, in Kickstarter terms). They don’t offer up much in the way of analysis there, though, other than to say “tabletop game projects are among Kickstarter’s most successful categories, with...Read more of this blog post »
I wasn't a fan of the first two Hangover movies. Here's my reaction to The Hangover Part III.
I’ve written about Miss Representation before, but the film is now available on iTunes in the UK – and the site is so fantastic – that I thought I’d mention it again.
1. Tell 5 people about the film and share one thing you learned from watching it.
2. Parents – watch TV and films with...Read more of this blog post »
The Kings Croft will be available for FREE download tomorrow ( Sat 25th May 2013 ) for you to enjoy ...
This is the full book ( not a preview ) so please do take advantage.
Here is a link to the UK site >>
And a link to the USA site >>
http... Read more of this blog post »
Three days ago, Kameron Hurley wrote an amazing pieceon the erasure of women’s stories in particular, but especially their contribution to combat, in the course of which she linked to somethingI wrote last year aboutdefault narrative settings. The response to her article – and, by way of the domi...Read more of this blog post »
Here is something yanked straight from the jaws of science fiction – and yet this is real science…
BY NATALIE WOLCHOVER, SIMONS SCIENCE NEWS (via Wired)
“In February 2012, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist Frank Wilczek decided to go public...Read more of this blog post »
You know the pain of making a bad money decision, from small to large—remember that Living Social deal you never used, or the big house you thought you needed that turned out to be a money pit? Sure you do! But most of us don’t know how to spend money in a way that actually makes us happy, aside...Read more of this blog post »
I am working on the “extras” for the US paperback version of IF I SHOULD DIE, and a lot of you requested interviews with different characters. Well, now’s your time to ask ANYTHING you want of ANYONE in the books (or of me)! Picture me sitting in a room with Vincent, Jules, Kate, Georgia, Ambrose...Read more of this blog post »
roboppy / Foter.com / CC BY-NC-ND Nobody hates foods! In fact, all of us love to eat now and then. Food, among other things, is something that we enjoy. It is said that good food is one that sustains a person and provides the body with important nutrients. …
The post Food: 10 Foods to Try in Flo...Read more of this blog post »
Caroline, who has made some pretty fantastic fan art in the past, entered the Wear Your Wards Contest with this awesome necklace enclosed in a warded wooden box. Check it out.
Here is what she has to say about her entry:
A simple wooden box, originally birch painted with acrylic paint and a coa...Read more of this blog post »
Just completed 1500 words on my current work in progress, LEGALLY WED. What do you imagine could be the story behind these lines?
So what? You got your little heart busted one too many times? And you think a big soft bosom would be the perfect place... Read more of this blog post »
THE UK MEET COUNTDOWN CONTINUES!!
Already at 85% maximum capacity - Don't leave it too late to book and miss out!
CHECK OUT who's coming already :)
It's only seven weeks until UK Meet 2013, which means deadline for signing up is ap... Read more of this blog post »
Avalyn and Father Purgeon sat at the desk. The priest was still soaking in what she’d told him earlier. The cigarette buds in the ashtray had piled up. He lit another and looked over at Sarah, asleep on the couch. She looked peaceful. About as peaceful as a corpse, Father Purg... Read more of this blog post »
Hey everyone, this week I’m answering a question that has been posed multiple times. A lot of you want to better understand Cam and his actions, so he is the theme for today’s Q. Special thanks to Hope, Ashlea, Nick, and many others for asking!
Q: Did Cam ever really love Luce? What is Cam’s true...Read more of this blog post »
It can be told: we have a deal on the house. Papers are signed. Now to just get through the process.
Now to help the kids deal with leaving friends.
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--ALWAYS WATCHING, Chapter Nineteen
(ALWAYS WATCHING is available for preorder. Click here.)
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