"...religion is a guide, a tool, designed to meet the needs of those seeking it in their quest to become morally better people, more devout, more loyal and more faithful; but it is also acts as a mirror, reflecting back what is fed into it, and as such... Read more of this blog post »
This edition of $5 Friday will be resource downloads only as our offices are closed for Good Friday. Beginning April 25, we will resume offering a diverse selection of trustworthy resources in various media formats.
This week's resources cover such topics as apologetics, holiness, the Holy Spirit...Read more of this blog post »
I will eventually stop updating my blog with teasers. There are only two more days left, though, of Shattering Halos being offered to you, your friends, your husbands, grandmas and pets for free. Did I mention ever? Because it will not happen again after tomorrow. :)
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Still mostly offline and off the grid. No access to my own computer or work stuff. Typing this via phone, from a mountaintop cabin that has been temporarily evacuated, because a winter of destructive weatherand a spring of more destructive weather have left it in ruins, and ruins are no place to...Read more of this blog post »
Tajji chills out while her monkeys clack away in front of the flicker boxes
When we began looking into ways to rehabilitate Tajji, at least one source noted a tendency for a dog to backslide for “three to seven days” in the relatively complex training required. Two weeks ago we noted something li...Read more of this blog post »
Пет мои стихотворения са публикувани в едно американско литературно списание, което има страхотно име: „Zombie Logic Review.” Приятно четене!
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The most famous golem, I think, was the one created by Rabbi Loew of Prague to protect the Jewish community from attacks. Ac... Read more of this blog post »
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Oh, you poor sweetie. Please don’t feel at all self-conscious about asking this question, because it’s totally fine, and I so appreciate you saying you like the books (and I would love to have a TV show!) but this is actually something that comes up a lot. This ask about my books is really nice,...Read more of this blog post »
At this time of year, we do think about honor and sacrifice. These weeks in April are high holy weeks for several of the world’s religions, when we take stock of our roots, our commitments to each other and to something greater than our own lives.
Our world is populated with cycles of life and dea...Read more of this blog post »
لكن ماركيز مات. فر إلى سديم الغيب، في "زمن الكوليرا"، ولملم معه هشاشة وجهٍ طويل باهتٍ بطبيعته أقرب إلى لون الصدأ، وتمرد شَعرٍ تائه ضل طريقه إلى كل الاتجاهات.
أيتها الملائكة، أقرِضوا شفتيه ابتسامة، كي يغني لل... Read more of this blog post »
The Wall of Night Series map; design by Peter Fitzpatrick
The A Geography of Haarth post series is traversing the full range of locales and places from The Wall of Night world of Haarth. Each locale is accompanied by a quote from either The Heir Of Night, The Gathering Of The Lost, or both.
This w...Read more of this blog post »
I never knew how much waiting there was involved in publishing before I started writing professionally. I’m not a very patient person, but I’ve learned to suck it up an deal. Mostly.
Filed under: Hot Men, Ramblings, Writing Tagged: Inbox Stalking, Publishing, Sexy Men, Waiting, Writing Read more of this blog post »
Preparing a sermon is one of the most gratifying and the most difficult tasks you’ll ever face. There is joy in finding meaning in the text, in finding structure, in developing just the right outline, in discovering the perfect illustration. But there is also labor and, at times, intense spiritua...Read more of this blog post »
Sometimes, it gets crowded inside my head.
I currently write the Ascendant Kingdoms Saga for Orbit Books, which is epic fantasy, and next summer, I’ll launch the first book in the Deadly Curiosities urban fantasy series from Solaris Books. My original epic fantasy series was the C...Read more of this blog post »
Random House (the publisher) has decided to try and entice readers to listen to audio books. They have a limited selection of free audio books you can download here. They have one book from most genres, but for mystery, they picked a general/thriller, not a cozy. Jack Reacher books aren’t bad tho...Read more of this blog post »
This month on The Writer and the Critic, your hosts Kirstyn McDermott and Ian Mond fritter away a few precious minutes talking about carv...Read more of this blog post »
• April 17, 2014
» Through April 27 only! The tale of the Pirate Who Came Home At Last can be downloaded for under a dollar. Seduced by a Pirate is Eloisa’s RITA Award Winning Novella and is connected to The Ugly Duchess. Two ways to experience right away: Read an Excerpt… or choose your preferred...
It hasn't been all smooth sailing since plumber Tom Paretski and P.I. Phil Morrison became connected at the heart, if not always at Tom's dodgy hip. Neither of their families has been shy about voicing their disapproval, which hasn't helped Tom'... Read more of this blog post »
"Fine," she said in a tone of 'She's a customer, I can't tell her how much my day is sucking.'
I looked at the clock. Eleven. "That bad already?"
"Yeah." She asked me how she could help.
I showed her my new... Read more of this blog post »
Guy Wilson played a gay part on Days of Our Lives and he's saying that he felt privileged to do it. He also says the gay storyline was true, true love.
'When we filmed that episode and the days leading up to that, with each day it became increasingly powerful for us,' Wilson told... Read more of this blog post »
I’m seeing a lot of mention going around about that heartbreaking moment in Winter Soldier, and everybody I’ve seen commenting on it says they thought they were the only one who was crushed when it turned out to be what it was instead of what it looked like.
I want everybody to know that it wasn’t...Read more of this blog post »
Are you a blogger? Do you run a Facebook page? Are you a Twitter aficionado? I’m looking at you, yeah you! Have you read any of my books? Did you love them? Do you want more?
If you answered yes to any of the above, especially that last bit, then I want you!
I’ve teamed up with Lou (blogger at Re... Read more of this blog post »
Hello there. I was hoping that title would get your attention.
Okay fine, I’ll own it. I dropped the Blah-g yesterday. I’m sorry. But I happened to be inside this theater attending an ah-mazing concert and I didn’t have time to post.
If you don’t know this band of three badass and extremely talen...Read more of this blog post »
TIGER’S PROMISEis going to print! The preorder link is now live on Amazon. I can’t tell you all how exited I am to be able to see this happen for my long time fans. You all have been so active in tweeting, blogging, and messaging about your hope that this might be a possib...Read more of this blog post »
Check in with Peat as he does his third /r/fantasy subreddit AMA.
@PVBrett - My feet were cold. @credonauthttp://t.co/TgyzM2e6nF
@PVBrett-Plays out just like every other D&D game. RT @MykeCole: This. This is why I don’t hang around with smart people.http://t.co/S8tEL9a839
@PVBrett-My UK edito... Read more of this blog post »
Yesterday, Chuck Wendig wrote a post called Ten Things I’d Like To Say To Young Writers (the man likes his lists) and I think it’s good, solid advice. Me, I’d like to add two more things. Here goes:
Really study text that works.
Have a favorite short story? Retype it. A favorite novel? Type out tha...Read more of this blog post »
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THE TREATMENT (The Program #2) coming April 29th from Si... Read more of this blog post »
Hi folks. I’m working on a minor to moderate redesign of scottberkun.comand I’m looking to hirea freelance designer to work with: I have ideas, rough sketches and beer (and of course money to pay you).
You don’t need to be a unicorn, as I’d likely hire the good folks at 10up to do the development...Read more of this blog post »
Playing is severely underrated. The therapeutic effects of just playing, no pressure, no requirements, are so important that I don’t know if anyone would really argue with that. That’s why I find it so frustrating at how little playing we’re allowed to do.
True, we have plenty of games we can play...Read more of this blog post »