Several Lego sets for my son Paul;
$25 gift card to Starbucks for my wife Jenny;
$75 gift card to Amazon for her too;
$25 gift card to Amazon for my mom;
Some Hot Wheels cars for Paul;
A Russian music CD for Paul;
A star in Pegasus for... Read more of this blog post »
I find it so amazing that someone in India is reading my book. Someone so far away - that I will probably never meet - is taking time to read about characters I created. There are people in Europe that do... Read more of this blog post »
Beautifully Insightful is finished and has a release date so stay tuned :-)
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The editing of "THE SEERS' WAR PART TWO - THE SPIDER AND THE FLY" IS DONE!!! HUZZAH!!!
This means the proofs should be in the hands of the betas by the end of the week. So long as the USPS cooperates :D
As it is, I think I broke my brain...... Read more of this blog post »
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When I was growing up and my family visited my grandmother, who lived in the city, she would give me money for buying books at a bookstore a few blocks down from her building. I bought a lot of wonderful old books, including horror anthologies with classic stories by H.P. Lovecraft, August Derle... Read more of this blog post »
This is your last chance to download it for free before my second novel, LEGACY, comes out. Read more of this blog post »
That kind of stuck with me. (Not only because it was mean, but because I'm one of those people who can remember just about everything.) Since then, I was really hard on myself about my writing skills, and I w... Read more of this blog post »
It’s a constant battle of keeping the pot boiling, aski... Read more of this blog post »
The massive pyramid at the cities center dominated the landscape, from the city gates it had to be over forty thousand paces from where he stood and he could still make out the decorative artwork. Crows of onyx were inlayed on every block ascending to a larger than life triangular onyx tip. Fires... Read more of this blog post »
In any case, today I did a bunch of award reading, and I made scones. And Karen Memory is a Romantic Times top pick!
Today's teacup is a Royal Doulton iris motif that looks like it comes from the 20s, but is actually about twenty years newer than th... Read more of this blog post »
Like Die Hard, this isn't a story about Christmas, more a film set at Christmas. I love the sleigh bells, the tree, the cat, the dog, the buddy buddy, the fight in the rain, Mel's acting (even though he's a dick, back then he was sex. Just that. Sex.)
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Be gentle with yourself. You deserve your love and compassion.
If you’re a perfectionist, or you grew up in a household with a stern, critical, or abusive parent or caretaker, on had a partner who was, then you may struggle–like I have–with being kind and gentle to yourself. You may be harsh to yo...Read more of this blog post »
When I started writing Falling for a Santini, I had it set in my mind that Anthony’s book would be the book after it. But, there was a little voice in my ear. And that voice grew. Then I realized it was Brando and determined his book would be next.
So, here is a little tidbit from Brando’s book, w...Read more of this blog post »
I just love the simplicity of this.
$15 on Etsy from MangoTreeCeramics.
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I finally read my friend Sarah Painter’s book The Secrets of Ghosts and I loved it. Romantic, funny and genuinely spooky.
Another book that’s been on my tbr for ages is Dead Romantic by CJ Skuse. I absolutely love CJ’s books, they’re so funny and weird. Much like CJ herself…
I had pre-ordered Amy P...Read more of this blog post »
What do you think? Heroes in suits...hot, or not?
I've got to admit I have a fondness for them, which is why Hubcap has always had more than one good suit in the closet - even when his job in no way required it. :) Read more of this blog post »
I always give spoilers so consider yourself warned. =)
Colleen’s Movie Review
Romance:There wasn’t much going on in the way of romance. Something was teased briefly between Matthew’s character and Anne’s but nothing really developed in the timeframe of the film and it was a looonnnng t...Read more of this blog post »
Although World War II did not take a holiday, Americans at home and abroad did their best to celebrate Chris...Read more of this blog post »
LaineyLuke, who did this awesome Arlen fan art, also painted Twilight Dancer in a forest. Check it out.
Beautiful work! I love how fantastical this feels.
The Skull Thronewill be released in March in the U.S./U.K. with translations to follow.Pre-order the U.S. edition from Random House today.Read more of this blog post »
After being six months past the “there’s-no-way-these-books-will-take-longer-than-this” deadline, I finally ordered the trade paperbacks for my new trilogy, The Great Way. The expected delivery date from UPS was last night, and I rescheduled a bunch of work so I would be ready when the boxes of b...Read more of this blog post »
This is an anthology of military sci-fi stories that has stories from several of my friends in it.Brad Torgersen has a story in here, but I’ve not got to read it yet. I think Brad is probably the best and most talented of any new sci-fi author out there, and he always brings it.
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On Facebook recently, Mollena asked: “White #SexualityEducators: what are you doing to actively foster inclusivity? Diversify your audience? Support your Peers of Color?” [link.] I’ve been writing and writing and thinking about all of the things I’ve been reading and digesting around #blackliv...Read more of this blog post »
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Batman: Noel is a combination of Batman and the Christmas Carol. The surprising story sets a cynical beaten down Batman who is willing to use a criminal who is the father of a young boy as bait o catch one of his greatest villains.
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Eight years ago, the worst thing possible happened to Jedikiah Stoltzfus. He fell in love with his best friend—forbidden love that led to the worst torture an Amish could endure: shunning. Given the choice to forsake his love or leav... Read more of this blog post »
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