I was standing around at a book thing last month, talking to other authors I’d kind of been hanging out with. This is, by the way, a cool thing. I never, ever get tired of wearing the author hat. There are days when it’s kind of hard to sit down and be productive, but being a writer is neat, even...Read more of this blog post »
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Manfaat rumah Bagi Kehidupan ManusiaMemiliki hun... Read more of this blog post »
(I really need to mock up a fake cover, but I don’t want the graphics to look hopelessly cheesy. Working on it… UPDATE! I made this up in GIMP. Thanks to Bey Deckard for the genetic hourglass Photoshop combo!)
Now that I’ve dipped my toe in the water by creating the query letter, I can’t set aside...Read more of this blog post »
St Paul’s Church, Jarrow.
The Venerable Bede was an English monk who spent almost his whole life at the dual monastery of Wearmouth-Jarrow in the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Northumbria. He wrote about the evolution of early English Christianity in his best-known work, the Ecclesiastical History of t... Read more of this blog post »
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Hello! Your local mod here. A few months ago, I spent a lot of time researching books with asexual main characters and made a list of YA books with explicit rep. While making the list, I found lots of books that didn’t fit my requirements and had lots of requests to kno...
Beberapa waktu belakangan ini, aktivitas Vaping atau merokok dengan rokok elektrik memang sedang menjadi tren. Alasannya beragam.Yang pertama,Vaporizer atau alat untuk Vapingbeserta liquid atau isinya, dianggap lebih tidak berbahaya ketimbang rokok. Yang kedua, rasanya bermacam-macam, tidak sepe... Read more of this blog post »
Here’s an interview about Aliens of the Galaxy, talking about how the book came together and techniques for making the galaxy far, far away feel lived in.Read more of this blog post »
It reminded me of when we were studying George Orwell at school, and pigs were meant to represent communists and stuff. Ok, before you think I'm a moron, I know what the book is about.
The point I'm making is t... Read more of this blog post »
This week for THIRDS Thursday, we have an exclusive excerpt from Chapter Four of Thick & Thin. Enjoy! **Contains spoilers from Smoke & Mirrors**
His name was almost a whisper on Dex’s lips, his chest rising and falling rapidly. Sloane opened his eyes, and was met by pools of gl...Read more of this blog post »
Was there ever something you thought to write about but didn't, because you thought the fans wouldn't receive it well or maybe it didn't feel like the right time?
There have bene many subjects and ideas that I've had throughout the years that never made it into a... Read more of this blog post »
Looking more and more likely this novel challenge will be eight days instead of seven. Again today just not enough time in the day and not enough power in these old eyes to deal with too many computer hours.
But as I said to the writers I was walking with this afternoon, is...Read more of this blog post »
**SPECIAL GIVEAWAY**: Carole is giving away a print (U.S. only) or Kindle (winner’s choice) copy of KNIGHT IN SHINING APRON to one lucky reader who comments on her **Author Peek** or...Read more of this blog post »
The 13 Clocks was once one of my very favorite books.
I remember a blurb for The Clocks . . . maybe one of the original blurbs, which said:
“Everybody has always wanted to love a Princess.
Everybody has always wanted to be a Prince.”
Of course, there are plenty of people who have never wanted eit...Read more of this blog post »
About the Author
Fish Wielder is J.R.R.R. (Jim) Hardison's first novel novel (He wrote a graphic novel, The Helm, for Dark Horse Comics). Jim has worked as a writer, screen writer, animator and film director. He started his professional career by producing a low-budget direct-to-video feature fi... Read more of this blog post »
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Night shoot with Nick pic.twitter.com/b7FaYGybWs
— Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) August 25, 2016
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Original text, or expurgated?
In 1953, Ballantine Books published Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451,
a novel set in a near future in which books are banned and burned. Twenty five
years later, in 1967, in an effort to capture the “school market,” Ballantine
published an expurgated version of the novel.... Read more of this blog post »
Welcome to the Spot Writers. This week’s prompt is “no phone restaurant,” and the post comes to us from Val Muller, author of The Scarred Letter, a tale of bullying, secrets, and sticking to the truth no matter the consequences. You can learn more at www.ValMuller.com.
No. Phone. Restaurant.
By Va... Read more of this blog post »
After 15 years of living in the States, this Dutchman recently became an American — just in time to vote against a certain loudmouth presidential candidate… But seriously, why did I adopt American citizenship? Not for the right to vote — I’m a thoroughly apolitical person — but mainly because I’m...Read more of this blog post »
Want a signed copy of The Blood Mirror, but you don’t live in the USA? Or do you want the book not just signed but also personalized? Are you an avid collector who absolutely must know your signed copy will arrive in mint condition?
Shawn Speakman, proprietor ofThe Signed Page, will once again...Read more of this blog post »
Eric Peters returns to the show to talk about everything from self-driving cars to Tesla and cronyism, to which radar detector you should buy, and more. Plus: the brand new car I’m giving away in November.
About the Guest
Eric Peters is the libertarian authority on cars, and he writes atEPAutos.com...Read more of this blog post »
What I gleaned about the story: After the death of his hermit mother, Lars is alone, and has to leave the desert and re-enter the world on his own. Meanwhile, lizard peo...Read more of this blog post »
As Einstein understood, to travel in time and space is not so very different.
They are, in fact, essentially the same.
Anyone who is used to spending 24 hours in a plane flying from Australia back to London Heathrow will understand exactly what I mean. Even after doing this regularly for over 20...Read more of this blog post »
Would you rather:
a) Live in a world that mimics the most popular show on TV from the previous nights?
b) Live in a world where people constantly broke out in song and dance?
c) Live in a world that mimics the most popular movie of the previous weeks?
I’d pick the musical:D What about you?
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