Magic happens- I’m not referring to the magic of wizards and witches from books and movies but the magic we share with one another.
I have the privilege to have a group of friends who are scattered from Massachusetts to Michigan, down the east coast and over to Texas including Louisian... Read more of this blog post »
On Sunday evening at the end of his day of work, while he was driven back home, the limo changed direction to Baraka's utter surprise.
'Where do you think that you're driving ya Zalame (man)?' Baraka asked the chauffeur with a raised and angry voice.
'I was ordere... Read more of this blog post »
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Hai! Ada kabar gembira nih. Setelah hiatus dua tahun nggak menerbitkan novel, akhirnya weekend kemarin saya berhasil menyelesaikan draft dan sudah mengirimkannya kepada editor saya di GagasMedia! YAAAYY!! Uhm. Oke. Mungkin kata ‘saya’ itu kurang tepat. Karena sebenarnya yang menulis dan menyelesa...Read more of this blog post »
The Sunday Series:Sunday August 2, 2015
This Sunday, it will be exactly three years ago that I left my job as a book-buyer for a well-known bookstore in Los Angeles. Off -and-on, I have worked there for twenty-five years. The last 15 years are pretty much straight through. From the end of 2009 t... Read more of this blog post »
in today's Los Angeles newspaper, The Tidings. 'THE QUEEN OF PEACE ROOM' was published by Wilfrid Laurier University Press. @magiedominic
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This dear friend of mine is a writer and a talented one at that. She had been working on the same "saga", as she calls it, for an eternity and was ready to move on... Read more of this blog post »
by Ally Shields
I've just completed several rounds of edits, copyedits and galleys. If I've learned nothing else, I'm convinced manuscript gremlins, those pesky little errors, creep in and breed when you're not looking.... Read more of this blog post »
Thank you for inviting me over today. I’m trotting out Charlie, a hot, dominant immortal, and Sasha, his captive plaything from His Captive Mortal. The story is about a young teacher who inadvertently attracts the attention of a vampire. He invades her home and won’t leave unti... Read more of this blog post »
Yes, this really happened. About a month ago, I got really into unicorns (don’t ask me why) and kept sending Ryosuke funny pictures of unicorns and animals pretending to be unicorns. And now he sometimes pretends to be a unicorn by taping/tying things onto his forehead. Like my camera tripod. Read more of this blog post »
This week I read several articles featuring Mark Zuckerberg (CEO and founder of Facebook). He and his wife are pregnant! However, they have also experienced the loss and anguish of multiple miscarriages. He bravely made a very public statement about their losses and the pain that they went throug...Read more of this blog post »
Amazon has introduced a feature that's been on my wishlist for years. You can now go to an author's Amazon page, click the golden Follow button beneath the author's profile picture, and, going forward, Amazon will send you an e-mail every time a new book is released by that author. (You'll receiv...Read more of this blog post »
July 2015 Book HaulI got 3 books this month. They are as follows:
Allegiant by Veronica RothShadow of the Wolf by Tim HallHarry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling
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Across civilizations for centuries the death sentence has been handed down for crimes large and small and sometimes even when no crime was committed. The saga continues to this day and the two opposing camps of people supporting the death penalty and those against it remain firmly en... Read more of this blog post »
I have been contemplating this moral dilemma for the past few months. I have said, in recent times, that I encourage young ones especially to hold off from self-publishing just because it is the easy way to get their stories out there. You may wonder, why do I self-publish my own workwhile at the...Read more of this blog post »
Happy Sunday, my lovelies! How are things in your deep, dark corner of The Dungeon? I hope you have lots to be thankful for this week, & are ready to share!
As for Mistress Heidi & myself, we have had a busy—if exhausting —week…but a good one!
This week,I AM HAPPY that my DVRs are wor...Read more of this blog post »
Pitch Wars is finally here and I’m so excited! I’ll be a mentor for the fourth (!!) time. Can you believe how time flies?? =)
So! This year I’m co-mentoring with Susan Gray Foster! I couldn’t be happier. We’ll be looking for YA and NA manuscripts, and we’re going to polish one to take it with a t... Read more of this blog post »
In the age of the internet, everyone is concerned by how they are perceived by the world. When I was growing up it was mostly about gossip, having photographic evidence of your missteps was rare, video evidence even more rare.
Now, especially if your in the public eye, you have to think very hard...
There is underlying beauty in destruction…. Miah Thade, Finn Reese, and Ritchie Meyer are Resonator, an indie rock band with an edge—best friends turned rock stars, known as the Detroit 3. When Evin Rene appears in their life, none of them can deny he belongs with Rez. They may have named their...Read more of this blog post »
You know what depresses the everliving crap out of me?
Listening to someone talk about something that they are so clearly passionate about--something that lights them up, that makes them glow.
You know the types of things I'm talking about:
A brilliant business idea.
The book they want t...Read more of this blog post »
Author: K.P. Merriweather
Book: Borderline of the Agency series
I ignore the haters and naysayers while churning out literary pulp and epic saga doorstoppers in Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Psychological Thriller genres. While... Read more of this blog post »
After his wife Deena was attacked by a vampire, Pastor Isaiah Tiller sets his old life aside to become a hunter of the very thing which took his wife from him. Isaiah threw himself into his physical, mental, and spiritual training and then w...Read more of this blog post »
Indie 9 Giveaway Week No. 1 – Crashing Souls by Cynthia A. Rodriguez
Okay, ladies. So here it is, week one of the #Indie9Giveaway and the book I’m offering up for you to win is Crashing Souls by Cynthia A. Rodriguez. I have the book marked on my TBR list since it’s release date is not until O...Read more of this blog post »
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
Chiar mi-a plăcut această carte, am găsit-o foarte relatable.
Deși titlul este “Mara”, personajul principal este mai degrabă fiica sa, Persida. Urmărim evoluția celor doi copii ai săi, Trică și Persida, pentru care Mara se zbate singură, fiind văduvă. Acț...Read more of this blog post »
Last week the Internet, the news medi... Read more of this blog post »
The best ideas come to mein the dark. They are flirtatious. They are wanton.Like eager lovers, they keepmeawake. Until they are done with meand I’m left alone, begging their return.
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LOTSof things are happening this week! On Sunday, Aug. 2 from 6PM-10PM (EST), I’ll be doing the official Scratched Pre-release Facebook party and YOU’RE INVITED! There will be lots of guest authors tons of PRIZES to win! You definitely don’t want to miss out! Click here to go straight to the p...Read more of this blog post »
Há anos que alimentava um desejo nada secreto de conhecer Barcelona, alimentado pela admiração, primeiro pelas loucas arquitecturas de Gaudi, depois pela leitura de Zafon. Não sei o que esperava, porque não gosto de me an... Read more of this blog post »
After the death of Boniface VIII Benedict XI became pope very briefly. He was the last Italian pope for over seventy years.
Born Nicolò Boccasini, he was 63 when he became pope. He was a vocal supporter of his predecessor, excommunicating Philip IV’s minister de Nogaret who had tried to remove...Read more of this blog post »
I'd been fairly good up to that point. My one treat item had been some fresh bread. And a packet of potatoes thinly sliced, salted, and fried in...Read more of this blog post »
We've just finished watching the whole of the series Fringeand it was an interesting experience. We'd heard a lot about the show from friends, mostly raving about it and saying how amazing it was ... and so we thought we'd see for ourselves.
The series follows the exploits of a small group of peo... Read more of this blog post »
On the 29th August I will be reading, naked, at the QPF. I have to admit I am a little nervous about this. I have a really fraught relationship to my body. On one hand I believe that our narrow cultural views on beauty are really problematic. I truly believe that all bodies are beautiful. All bod... Read more of this blog post »
I just read an article in the New York Post about the CW adapting Louisa May Alcott’sLittle Women into a gritty dystopia TV series. The network’s announcement reads:“A hyper-stylized, gritty adaptation of the 1868 novel ... in which disparate half-sisters … Continue reading
The post Little Women...Read more of this blog post »
September 29, 2015
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A Swift River Valley Novel
New York Times bestselling author Carla Neggers celebrates the joy and romance of Christmas in New England
Clare Morgan is ready for a fresh start w...Read more of this blog post »
@DeidraRiggs.... I deeply respect this woman... and she's hosting a helpful conversation...
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Here’s a fact: most indie-published books sell poorly because they’re not seen by nearly enough people to be successful. It takes lots of people reading, enjoying, and recommending a book before it will start to get the attention it needs to grow a large audience.
Here’s another fact: most indie...Read more of this blog post »
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