Depicting Complex Battle-scenes
Here's the index post for this series on Depiction:
The big secret of writing Award Winners and Best Sellers is more about what you l... Read more of this blog post »
From “A Promise Moon” Chapter 14, pg. 142: “The cargo hold was cramped and dark. Three-foot ceilings had small slits cut into the floors and provided inadequate ventilation… Some slaves starved themselves, hoping for death, but Grandma’s mother was a survivor. She endured the... Read more of this blog post »
Q. Tell us a bit about yourself.
My name is Jenni, but I write under the name NJ Flatman. I was born in NC, but I now live in Michigan with my 16 year old daughter. I’ve been writing since I was old enough to hold a pen, doing it professionally as ghostwriter for several years and... Read more of this blog post »
This book is... Read more of this blog post »
I feel numb. My brain is so tangled don't know which way to turn.
We lost Jamie. He had another blood clot and the vet said he would probably develop more, so Mizu decided to let him go. Days later we lost Skippy, the dog who... Read more of this blog post »
CREATOR: Shane Brennan
YEARS ACTIVE: 2009-present
GENRE: Crime Drama
RATING: TV-PG or TV-14, depending on the level of violence
The NCIS Special Ops team solves Navy and Marine-based murders in Los Angeles using a mixture of raw firepower and technological b... Read more of this blog post »
I plan to p... Read more of this blog post »
I’m midway through a long rhapsodyabout pens but I’ve scrapped it for today because of this excellent post by Danny Gregory. Danny, as you probably know, is an artist and writer whose books include Art Before Breakfast (a treasure) and the empowering, inspiring The Creative License. He is also...Read more of this blog post »
I received an advance copy of Wesley Chu‘s Time Salvager [Amazon | B&N | IndieBound] a while back. The book comes out on July 7, and is a rather dark time-travel adventure based in a grim 26th century. From the publisher’s description:
In a future when Earth is a toxic, abandoned world and hum...Read more of this blog post »
BabyBot is seven weeks old now which means I’m still not getting a lot of writing done, but I’ve been enjoying lots of cooing, smiling, and general baby cuteness (in addition to the crying and stinky diapers). We’ve been doing more and more reading together now that BabyBot is starting to really...Read more of this blog post »
#5Stars #TeasingHands #CraveThoseHands #WantThoseLips
#EroticRomance #TeamCamden #UndressForMe
Link: http://amzn.com/B0... Read more of this blog post »
In this and the next couple of posts I will be talking about what we know was in Papias’s five-volume book, now lost, Exposition of the Sayings of the Lord. As I previously indicated, the only reason we have any clue about the matter is that later church fathers quoted a few passages from the boo...Read more of this blog post »
Here it is, friends and loyal readers–the cover for EMBERS, book 1 of the Abiassa’s Fire epic fantasy series with Enclave Publishing. Look for it October 21st!
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If you have a Kobo reader, I have been offered a set of codes for discounts for Kobo titles.
Most are for 20% off.
Comment if you’re interested and I’ll hook you up with the generous offeree.
I am a gay man and I have to admit I kind of, sort of, don't really "get" the transgender thing. Not that I don't understand that it is real and not just a "thing", a trend, an alternative lifestyle.. I do understand that there really are people who feel t... Read more of this blog post »
A couple of weeks ago, I announced in my newsletter that The Man and I had bought this get-up.
Awesome, yeah? Well, there’s a plan behind this major purchase. I have several author/reader conferencesthis summer and severalmore to come next year and beyond. But I understand that many people can’...Read more of this blog post »
By Jody Hedlund,@JodyHedlund
I've been thinking a lot lately about the price of Ebooks. Since I'm traditionally published, I don't have the luxury of setting the prices of my Ebooks. That means, sometimes I like the prices of my Ebooks and there are times when I don't.
Obviously, most readers a... Read more of this blog post »
By CATHARINE MORRIS
B. S. Johnson is well known for his experimental novels Albert Angelo (1964), Trawl (1966), House Mother Normal (1971), Christie Malrys Own Double Entry (1973). Much less well known are his two volumes of poetry (which are out of print) Poems (1964) and Poems Two(1972). Chri...Read more of this blog post »
This is a big one. We’ve been working secretly on rescuing our own Taslima Nasrin from a hit list in her own county and have now gotten her to safety at some continuing expense that we could really use your help with. We would also like to save several other atheist bloggers on the same death lis...Read more of this blog post »
Many of you know that the series started out as a pirate romance,... Read more of this blog post »
Edited by Richard Thomas, Foreword by Chuck Wendig, cover art by Daniele Serra, and interior illustrations by Luke Spooner. Includes “Wilderness” by Letitia Trent, “Monster Season” by Joshua Blair,“Cat Calls” by Rebecca Jones-Howe, “Ceremony of the White Dog” by Kevin Catalano, “The Armadil...Read more of this blog post »
(Los Angeles, California) —The Audio Publishers Association (APA) announced at a special gala event last week “this year’s outstanding audiobooks” and the winners of the “20th Annual Audie Awards,” reports a publishing industry website.
Among the winning titles: “Inspirational/Faith-Based Fiction...Read more of this blog post »
And yet another headline from my hometown news stating that yet another foolish tourist has been charged by a Bison and left injured after getting too close.
If you're challenged or charged by one of these magnificent beasts, you're not brave... Read more of this blog post »
He... Read more of this blog post »
I was watching something on the TV, I don't even know what, but I recall turning to hubby and saying I wanted to write a book about what happened after a plane crash, how it impacted the lives of people who were involved, or who observed.
Then I had the inspiration of asking other authors to writ... Read more of this blog post »
Since some of you asked, I've collated the first 12 AUGUSTUS SETON Scottish sword and sorcery stories into one volume - only $3.99
If any of you read this, or indeed any of my work, a wee review on Amazon would be much appreciated. Read more of this blog post »
I had my week’s reprieve from conference and now I’ve got to get back in gear!
I’m going to take a poll. What is it you want to see the most on my blog? I write this blog for my readers so I want to make sure you are getting what you want out of it. So choose one or more of the following:Take Ou... Read more of this blog post »
I’m so excited for the release of DARE TO ROCK that I’m holding a huge Preorder Giveaway. Between now and August 9th and I’ll be giving away a whole bunch of prizes, some of them makeup themed because my heroine, Avery Dare is an online video/blogger! (And yes, if you’ve already preordered, you...Read more of this blog post »
I've posted on this topic before but I had no idea it would ever go this far. There has been some controversy about gay men "acting" like black women when they are in drag. For many it seems this is another form of cultural appropriation.
On Twitter, they anno... Read more of this blog post »
Hello lovely readers!
“Tamedis sexy, sinful, and addictive. You won’t want to put this book down!”—New York Timesbestselling author Jen McLaughlin
“Captivating, sensual, and downright sexy,Tame...Read more of this blog post »
Next to relationships, skills are the most important thing you can have when it comes to chasing a dream. Whether you want to write a book, start a business, like your current job more, or turn a hobby into a job, you need skills. That’s why 25% of my new book Do Over is dedicated to helping bui...Read more of this blog post »
Okay, folks. I sent out about a dozen PDF files of 79 A.D. last week. I sent a couple to book reviewers, and I sent several to readers. Today I received the first review from a reader, Matthew Scott Szerzinsky. Here it is, reprinted with his permission:
“Let me start by saying I loved the two full...Read more of this blog post »
455 Geiseric the Vandal sacked Rome.
597 Saxon King Ethelbert was the first English King toconvert to Christianity and baptized by St. Augustine of Canterbury.
1098 First Crusade: The first Siege of Antioch ended as Crusader forces took the city. The second siege began on June 7.
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