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I used to think that it was "fair game" for me to write about ANYTHING. I used to be a Total Free Speech Nut-Job. Now, I'm not so sure. I'm starting to appreciate... Read more of this blog post »
People have asked me to comment on David Gelernter’s essay on minds and computers in the January issue of Commentary. It’s written with Gelernter’s characteristic brio and clarity, and naturally I agree with the overall thrust of it. But it seems to me that Gelernter does not quite get to the he... Read more of this blog post »
Winter by the creek and below…outside my door.
Filed under: Art, Nature, Spring, Winter Tagged: art, Mother Nature, Painting, Snow Read more of this blog post »
In my investigation into self-publishing, I read a book by David Gaughran on the subject. Here is some of the notes i took on it:
Price effectively- according to David Gaughran- Let’s Get Digital [his book]
free to 99c to maximize readers.
2.99 to maximize profits.
Right now I fall into the maximize...Read more of this blog post »
Sorry I haven’t posted in a few. I’ve been busy with the finalities of Last Chance. It goes LIVE Monday 3/10. I am a nervous wreck but also beyond excited for everyone to read. Also, unlike FC it does not end with a massive Cliff.
This is the cover for LC, and I am in love with it.
When the beastly blizzards roar –Angrily and often,There’s no need to lock the door,Leave the door wide open.
And if your road is stretching far,A grueling road, supposing,Remember - leave your door ajar,Don’t walk away and close it.
And as you leave in calm of night,Without a thought, in earnest:A... Read more of this blog post »
According to neuroscience studies, whenever we are in gentle contact with another person, our bodies release a female hormone called oxytocin, which is responsible for giving us a feeling of intimacy. How do you apply this idea in your everyday life?
Contributor: Niall Cassidy
Published: Mar 07, 20...
Here's wh... Read more of this blog post »
If my understanding is correct a Beta Readeris a non-professional... Read more of this blog post »
Due to some recent events , fears and feelings, I decided to face the things that scare me through writing because, well, that’s what I do. I will not apologize for it’s length as I simply just sat down and wrote. As always, expect mistakes…and I’m not apologizing for that either.
Dear Ignorant P...Read more of this blog post »
Yay! This promotion will only last this week...
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If all goes according to plan, my first published novel, For Your Sake, is scheduled to be released in one week. To everyone who has endured, encouraged and helped me on this journey – thank you!
I had posted the synopisis back in January along with the teaser, but here it is again:
Hidden at t...Read more of this blog post »
FIRST EDITION SECOND EDITION
1) Review By Himani Gupta -
2) Review By Meghant Parmar -
http://booksallaroundme.blogspot.in/2014/03/re... Read more of this blog post »
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Bitter Memories: A Memoir of Heartache & Survival is the book that started it all. Written novel-style for easy reading, this is a true story of a little girl (me) kidnapped by her father, living a life on the run, hungry, abused and terrified...NOTE: There is no way to “sugarcoat...
I readWEDDING DREAMS (MOTIVATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY BOOKS)in exchange for honest review from Tomoson. The book was written by Suzy Liebermann and Published by Happy Language Kids, LLC
The book presents... Read more of this blog post »
The video is hilarious and silly at the same time :)
Call me old fashioned but I still love those rotary phones cause they were reliable even after pounding them hard on the floor.
Graham Bill sure did a fine job, howev... Read more of this blog post »
I’ve joined the YA Buccaneer’s SPRING WRITING BOOTCAMP — a fact which makes me feel half this:
and half this:
and if there’s another half of me in there somewhere (I believe in metaphysical math), half this:
So the idea is that these pirates will kick my butt in gear and make me get some words...Read more of this blog post »
This show is going to be killer and I’d love to see you there.
MARCH 12 at 7PM
REAL CHARACTERS,featuring humor readings and storytelling by:
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via popsugar.comWhat do you do after winning an Olympic gold medal? You dance with washed-up celebrities, of course! At least that's what United States ice dancing champs Meryl Davis and Charlie White will be doing in s... Read more of this blog post »
Okay, deep breath.
MY BOOK GOT ITS FIRST BLURB!
And, ladies and gents, it just so happens to be from one of the coolest writers around, none other than Anna Staniszewski. Her books have been auto-buys for me for ages, because of her hilarious characters and fresh takes on tween drama. It’s totally...Read more of this blog post »
Many thanks to the team at Everything Marie for coordinating it for me and all the individuals and bloggers who participated!
My next blog tour starts March 17th, but in the mean time, I wanted to give you all a sample of so... Read more of this blog post »
So I've been reading the Wired piece on Katherine Dunn's GEEK LOVE this morning, in bits and pieces around other things. Beyond the piece being a really interesting piece on a very odd book that's somehow managed to work its way into the collective consciousness, there's a sense of nostalgia that...Read more of this blog post »
So glad you liked it! It’s a month to publication, and this is when I start biting my nails. There’s some stress with any book, but the first in a new series is terrifying!
It’s meant to be a trilogy. I just finished the third book last week, and it does wrap up relatively satisfactorily, which me...Read more of this blog post »
At long last the new cover for the upcoming YA fantasy adventure “Stone Ram” is here. The story will feature a blind young adolescent named Fabian SilverSword who sets out on a journey to retrieve a stolen artifact called the Golden Mane from an aggressive Warlord called the Blood Reeper.
“Stone...Read more of this blog post »