The release date will probably be about... August 15th/August 16th.
I apologize for having pushed it back from July, but I have a valid reason.
The book is much longer than the original one. It's going to end up being between 110k-120k words.
Wild Wastes 1 was only about 90k.
So it took me a li... Read more of this blog post »
Pokud se aspoň trochu zajímáte o knížky nebo se pohybujete v blogosféře, Geniální přítelkyně vás nemohla minout. Jednu dobu byla opravdu všude, každý pořádný knihomolský hipster si ji fotil s kafem na instagram a občas jsem měla trochu strach, že když otevřu ledničku, vykoukne na mě Elena Ferrant...Read more of this blog post »
Een paar jaar terug hadden we het eigenlijk niet echt; boekengoodies. Langzaam aan kwamen er wat sieraden en linnen tasjes op de markt, maar daar hield het in mijn beleving een beetje mee op. Nu kunnen we in Nederland ook genieten van allerlei toffe boekengoodies, gemaakt door uitgevers en nieuwe...Read more of this blog post »
Short story collection (horror, humor, & historical)
Date Published: 7/23/2017
Publisher: JME Books
Have you ever noticed that reading a book on the toilet takes forever? Wouldn’t it be nice to have stories suited to your specific potty needs? This collection of short stori... Read more of this blog post »
played beneath the ocean
waving through the orb
the memories of you
the bittersweet echoes
infixed forever in my heart
In my cousin’s, Praveen Mishra‘s, memory who was a terrific younger brother & friend and whom we lost on July 21, 2017!
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On 20th July 2017, the University of Sussex conferred upon me the degree of Doctor of the University Honoris Causa. Professor Andrea Cornwall, who kindly presented me to the Chancellor and the Congregation, explained the rationale of the award: “[F]or his contribution to our understanding of the...Read more of this blog post »
Well, rarely does a week go by when I’m not busy, but damn… I’m beginning to think I need a new word for busy!
Remember a few weeks ago I mentioned a story I was going to put on my website in small chapters posted daily? Well, I’ve been playing with that manuscript and really just t...Read more of this blog post »
Get your #beachread binge on with the first THREE titles in the Sweet with Heat: Seaside Summers s... Read more of this blog post »
WooHoo I am really on a roll now with these tags and awards, I think I should win an award just for getting through them!
So the Unique Blogger Award was the next one in the list and I had two nominations for this so I’m going to pop them together on the one post for everyone’s ease.
The first no...Read more of this blog post »
In a surprise blog tour spot that I knew was coming, but had no idea of when, Steel Blood has been “reviewed” as part of a relaunched monthly feature at The Skiffy and Fanty Show: A Book By Its Cover! It’s a joke column that literally makes up a book review based on what the cover alone looks lik...Read more of this blog post »
THE SECRET SANTA series
Xmas in July
by Nikki Lynn Barrett
Official genre of book: Holiday Romance
The magic of Christmas has been lost to Jacob Winston. At the suggestion of his ill sister, Jacob takes a job as a Secret Santa at the mall, hoping to restore his Christmas spirit. Eve...Read more of this blog post »
Today I get to introduce you to another of my wonderful, talented, and prolific Wild Rose Press sistahs, Karilyn Bentley. Karilyn writes in a genre I am ashamed to say I don’t know much about: Urban Fantasy. But I’m going to rectify that today because the little sn...Read more of this blog post »
Beta-readers are the people who read your manuscript before it’s published to give you advice about how to make it better.
Sort of like “beta players” in the gaming industry are the lucky dogs who get to see Destiny 2 before the rest of us players who test the game while it’s still in “beta” and n...Read more of this blog post »
When I joined the Search and Rescue team, I was given a mentor, Brian, to help me get off to a good start. Having been a Girl Scout leader for over a decade, I already had some expertise in the woods and most of the necessary equipment on hand. One day, Bri... Read more of this blog post »
The title says it all and that alone should be enough to make any baseball fan pick up a copy. And Jaffe more than comes through on the title's promise by providing plaus... Read more of this blog post »
Deadline: September 1, 2017
Announcing Black Warrior Review's 2017 Contest for Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry! Grand prize in each genre: $1,000 and publication. Runner-up prize in each genre: $100 and publication online.
Cost to ent... Read more of this blog post »
- Beau Taplin • S w e... Read more of this blog post »
If you have never heard of Preacher before, I don’t blame you. I blame the world for not popularizing this stuff enough. Preacher is what you get when a great story makes out with great ideas.
Preacher is a comic book series by Vertigo which is now a show on AMC and Amazon Prime. There might be ma...Read more of this blog post »
The Bangla colloquial for a movie is “boi” or book. It is not hard to figure out why, the appreciation of a film, for most, is predicated upon the story. Unless you are the film-school type, you are not really watching for shot composition, camera angle, scene transitions, lightin...Read more of this blog post »
Angelina was perfect in every way. He wasn't a good man. He had done a lot of bad things. Some of those to Angelina. He didn't deserve her.
And yet here she was.
Standing before him, her long chestnut hair hanging around her shoulders in the silkiest waves he had ever had the... Read more of this blog post »
Ada kalanya saya meragukan 144 sks yang saya dapatkan di kampus, dan saya rasa, seperti itulah kenyataannya. Ada keraguan yang terjaga dan rasa ingin tahu yang tak terpenuhi akibat kemalasan. Kemelut seperti ini menjengkelkan, tapi keseriusan untuk belajar atau menikmatinya, mungkin adalah akar... Read more of this blog post »
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Last Thursday night we headed out to our local county fair and had the best time.
Our tribe tonight included me and Aaron and all the kids and the kids Mom, Erin. We were there for about 5 hours starting at 4pm - I love being there into the evening during those twilight hours when all the lights...Read more of this blog post »
Alex taking a break with the Buzludzha monument in the distance © Alex MacLeish
Alex MacLeish, Key Account Manager at Lonely Planet, recently returned from a trip to Bulgaria.
Tell us more… I was looking for an affordable city break somewhere that neither me nor my boyfriend had visited before a...Read more of this blog post »
Before enlightenment chop wood carry water, after enlightenment chop wood carry water. – Zen proverb
The concept and the word Zen have transcended beyond [image error]just a sect of Buddhist philosophy becoming synonymous with simplicity, peace and love. I have written and spoken about finding the...Read more of this blog post »
I’ve posted another writing prompt on the Vision Writers website. This time I’ve come up with some lines that could be opening OR ending lines and am challenging/hoping to inspire you to pick two lines, make one your start the other your end. Head over to the Vision Writers site to check it out.Read more of this blog post »
“You’re vegan? Why?”If you’re vegan, I bet you’ve heard this question plenty of times. So how do you answer it?You could focus on the health reasons: you don’t want to be one of the 2.7 Americans with heart disease, and veganism is demonstrably healthier than an omnivorous or lacto-ovo-vegetarian...Read more of this blog post »
Note: On Tuesdays and some Sundays, you can find me at Your Daily Tripod, owned by my friend TonyD. A longer version of the post below appears there.
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“And the slaves of the householder came and said to him, ‘Master, did you not sow good seed in your field? Where, then, did these weeds come fr...
If you have ever read my bio, or if you know me, you will be aware that I live with the condition known as M.E. otherwise known as myalgic encephalitis - doesn't that just roll off the tongue? It has other names: Yuppie Flu was the handle... Read more of this blog post »
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