My world was dark and filled with pain.
Loneliness gnawed at my soul.
I found solace in a bottle.
Music was my only refuge . . . until I met her.
She was a dark... Read more of this blog post »
The results of the 2014 Book Pipeline Contest came out today, and I am so pleased to say that Syncing Forward is one of four top finalists! Given that this is my first novel, it is an incredible validation of my work.And the prospect of my book making it to the big (or...Read more of this blog post »
Read. Enjoy. Share. Prepare for Book II.
http://www.amazon.com/MAKING-Selected... Read more of this blog post »
The first double appeared in August, and... Read more of this blog post »
I arrived at a mansion with a circular driveway and a large garden. The hostess was welcoming, showing me all the South African wines she had bought for the eveni... Read more of this blog post »
This has been a fast, but lazy month. I only finished one book on my To-Be-Read list (The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes vol. 3), struck up an editing deal, got the paperwork completed for me to start classes Monday and wrote the first of many musical reviews.
I finished reading and reviewing The...Read more of this blog post »
Themost common question that pops upin my website correspondence (and yes, apologies, I know the contact form is down at the moment), concerns my use of Irish (language) in the books I write. A few people have quizzed me specifically on (a) why I do it and (b) is it really necessary.
I suppose,...Read more of this blog post »
I actually have some updates and upcoming news that I'm excited to share, but this post is about something that has seriously angered me recently. The other stuff (upcoming new releases, something exciting I've been asked to be part of, among other things) will be put on a separate post, hopeful... Read more of this blog post »
Not long now until BROKEN JULIET hits e-readers and bookshelves! Release day is April 28th.
Don’t forget, if you’re twitching to find out what will happen in the conclusion to BAD ROMEO,
Natasha Is A Book Junkie has the first three chapters available exclusively on her blog.
CLICK HERE to read.
PRE... Read more of this blog post »
2015 is the year of reading challenges. You can have a look at my bookish goals for the year here. ��
As Goodreads kindly informs me, I’m 3 books behind schedule in��my��goal of reading��150 books this year. I’m not too��(just a very tiny bit!) cut up over that, to be honest, because it’s a sligh...Read more of this blog post »
(Click on first photo for slideshow. All photo reproductions ©2015 by Brian Paul Bach / All rights reserved)
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✯✯Professor Cline Revealed✯✯
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As you might expect, this is a rather peculiar feeling. Read more of this blog post »
If there was any doubt whether there exists a beating heart in this chest, the wretched pain you see in me from watching you fall in love should be enough to prove otherwise. Like a clumsy moth you beat against the meagre flame that is my soul and leave your dust inside me—it pollutes me.
You know...Read more of this blog post »
Finding Cinderella by Colleen Hoover
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
I thought the book was charming. Daniel's strong feelings for Sky were adorable, buuuuuuuut the book would have been 20% cooler without all the cussing. I really did not like the swearing. It was distracting, and completely unnecessary... Read more of this blog post »
In An Encyclopedia of Swearing (2006), University of the Witwatersrand linguist Geoffrey Hughes notes that terms of vehement personal abuse seem to attach disproportionately to the male sex:
In his analysis, even terms derived from female anatomy are applied to men rather than women (at least in...Read more of this blog post »
Let me tell you, you don’t know the meaning of the word “tired” unless you have 3 kids under 2 years of age, especially when two of them are feeding like maniacs on formula and my wife’s boob.
With that said, we welcomed twin baby boys into our family just a couple of weeks ago! The twins (or as I...Read more of this blog post »
Those of you who follow these posts know how I occasionally treat myself to an Artist’s Date–that is a date with moi. It’s an opportunity to give my overworked and often recalcitrantmuse a break, a distraction as it were.
For me, there is nothing my muse likes better than attending live theatre. (...Read more of this blog post »
by Danielle L. Jensen
Giveaway ends May 22, 2015.
See the giveaway details
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Every healing and every medical intuitive reading I ever do – whether it be to clear your pain, help you overcome money issues, determine why you aren’t losing weight or get to the... Read more of this blog post »
Giving away two $15 Gift cards to two people. Winner will be picked Monday March 2,2015 after 5:00pm. To enter you must
Like Authors page/ Read book preview on createspace and Review or Rate it/ Share or Tag a friend. This giveaway is... Read more of this blog post »
I’m writing this to you from year23 and a half. You still live with your parents. Your mom does your washing and your dad makes you sandwichesto take to work every day. You take it all for granted.
You wish you didn’t.
You eat what you want but don’t gain weight. You assume your me...Read more of this blog post »
When I finished writing Everything Has Changed, I went well over my expected word count.Let me tell you, for me it's easier to write additional scenes than to cut out. But with a longer book, the costs of editing and printing rises, therefore I just had to close... Read more of this blog post »
Writing with Styletakes submissions ofnovel excerpts and flash fictionto be featured on a new type of blog post, Writing as Art. If you are a writer interested in having your short fiction or excerpts from your longer fictionread and critiqued in a public forum, please send a brief e-mail to ejam...Read more of this blog post »
Me with Scott’s NEW book!!!
Permanent Spring Showers, the new novel by Scott D. Southard author of A Jane Austen Daydream, has just been released! Published by 5 Prince Books, Permanent Spring Showers is a work of literary fiction. Here is the back cover description of the new book:
Professor Rebe...Read more of this blog post »
I’m so impressed with myself for remembering to do this again. I’ve already set a calendar reminder for April *polishes halo*
So… February was exciting. Passing Through came out and I’ve been blown away by the response to it so far. It’s had loads of great reviews, which is a huge relief to me as...Read more of this blog post »
I have some very awesome friends. You could almost argue they're SUPER FRIENDS!
And one of my Super-duper friends is the one and only Elizabeth Seckman. I've interviewed her once or twice, and also reviewed her book.
Add to that, Super-E has allowed everyone's favorite private... Read more of this blog post »
I'm giving away signed copies on twitter, facebook and tumblr.
During the launch, I'll also be giving out signed, handwritten poems, signed copies of my other books, and I might even Skype you.
In fact, the person who comes up with the imaginative way to spr... Read more of this blog post »
A couple of days ago, I announced here the release of my newest novel, Turning for Home. I was excited and couldn’t wait for the publisher’s official release announcement. But today, 1 March 2015, is the official release date for Turning for Home.��Ylva Publishing has been a fantastic partner to...Read more of this blog post »
There’s a Hope & Karl novella coming in the next Otherworld anthology (Otherworld Secrets) Karl tries to retire. It doesn’t go so well :)
Nick and Vanessa are in Forsaken and play a bigger role in the next Subterranean Press Pack novella.
No more Savannah & Adam right now (they got the new...Read more of this blog post »
When I heard the news yesterday of Leonard Nimoy’s death I was stunned. Spock. Dead? Surely you jest. I mean how could the epic Spock be gone? It was just as painful as when Spock’s onscreen death occurred so many years ago, yet, I felt a sense of admiration and love for the character return to...Read more of this blog post »
Welcome to the Sunday Sneak Peek, where authors share excerpts from their published works and works-in-progress! This week, I’m sharing both an excerpt from the novel and a sneak peek (or “sneak listen,” I guess) of the forthcoming audiobook version of Sanguinary–the excerpt is part of that aud...Read more of this blog post »
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