At only 120 pages, R.T. Graham’s “Isle of OZ: An Accidental Adventure” is a short but delightful read punched up by plenty of humorous dialogue between two spirited strangers but complete opposites, Olivia and Zack, who end up stranded together—first on the sea, then on a small desert isle—after... Read more of this blog post »
coming May 22nd
Jodi didn't like where this line of conversation was going. Sure, she'd been high out of her mind, but she'd also been present. She'd known exactly who she'd been doing all that stuff with, every second. Yet he was acting li... Read more of this blog post »
One of my favourite parts about writing is naming my characters.
Baltsaros is the Greek version of Balthazar but has its roots in Assyrian—the name means “Baal protect the king”. Baal is associated with the god Hadad (god of storm and fertility) who was decreed a false god and where the Christian...Read more of this blog post »
First let's admit that man-made climate change is preposterous.
If the idea is not preposterous then why don't any ancient books mention it? It is not mentioned in the Bible, nor the ancient Greek authors, nor the Norse sagas nor Aztec inscriptions, nor old Chinese scrolls so fa... Read more of this blog post »
In his excellent book On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, Stephen King advises leaving a newly finished draft to sit for at least six weeks before you start revising. That way, you come back to it with fresh eyes and a ruthless pencil.
In fact, it has been abou... Read more of this blog post »
So get your Sunday reading and kindle today.
Fishing for a few honest reviews too
Because the Bite Back series is told from Amber’s point of view, this would have had to be revealed in some kind of long discussion with Tull... Read more of this blog post »
Acts of joy push back at the world at large. And I do mean joy as an act, not just a feeling. We can feel helpless against injustice or famine or even our own emo... Read more of this blog post »
PARIS BROKE ME (IN)
Student Days in the City of Light & Darkness, 1977
7:50 Note: I am on vacation! Off to Brittany, with all meals included. What a delight, especially the meals included! Am aboard the coach, and all seems very good, nice people.
9:00 W... Read more of this blog post »
I don’t sleep. Casualty of life for me, I conjecture. Because I don’t sleep, I wake up with my hair looking 85% looking great, fixed, how I had gotten in bed, my face looks pristine, and my bed barely looks disturbed. Then this morning, oh yes, this... Read more of this blog post »
“A wonderful, enchanting, toe-curling love story.”—#1 New York Times bestselling author Lauren Blakely
Sparks fly between a misunderstood New York socialite and a cynical divorce lawyer in this lively st... Read more of this blog post »
Your first step would be to just start..share what is on your heart. That is the first step..easy.."right". Now as you go... Read more of this blog post »
The Publisher’s Advance, Always a Good Idea?
The short answer is yes, though in our complex legalistic society, the answer is often no. Dying before completing any contracted work can sometimes lead to massive debt and unwanted liens. Except for... Read more of this blog post »
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It can be frustrating, I know. There are expectations about what a story could be about (especially for an author like me who tends to bounce around to every s... Read more of this blog post »
I'm still looking for some more people to read and review Embrace - Book Two in the Cedar Creek Wolf Series.
Advanced Reader Copies are available now!
Please fill out this form through google docs https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FA... and I will either send out a Kindle format or PDF format... Read more of this blog post »
I am excited to become part of the Goodreads community. My upcoming release, A Dragon Speaks Her Name, is due out in May as part of the incredibly talented and uber awesome Kristen Painter's Nocturne Falls world (A Nocturne Falls Universe story). The release will features fabulous auth... Read more of this blog post »
The tale of a nun dedicated to Venus, who f... Read more of this blog post »
Vera Q. Read more of this blog post »
Love Happens: An Anthology
Release Date: April 24, 2017
In this must-have short-story collection, Melanie Moreland introduces us to Ethan Thomas in When Love Blooms. Melanie Harlow shares her novel, Some Kind of Love. Molly McLain and Rhonda James share Luke and Mia’s no stri...
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
The Infinity Guantlet starts out low as Thanos flexes his new found power on the universe in the sick and twisted ways that only Thanos could. The book gains focus in the second in a great cosmic battle that brings in players from across... Read more of this blog post »
Writers attract rejection via the inbox like electricity draws dust via static cling. It’s just part of the game. Sometimes, though, Emperor Nero publications add thumbs-down insult to injury, salt to wound, in- to dignity, when they use rejections as marketing opportunities. You kn...Read more of this blog post »
This decision is equally as important as deciding on going through with the procedure. In this chapter, I discuss industry safe pointers that you need to keep in mind while picking your care provider. In the words of Arnold Glasow, “Your body is the baggage you must carry through life. The more e...Read more of this blog post »
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