My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Finished this second novel of the Alexandria Quartet - which Durrell described as a study of
modern love. There isn't a hint of conventional romance - with mutual polygamy, homoeroticism,
sado-masochism, and transvestitism - and one character... Read more of this blog post »
Homemade Curry Powder
¼ teaspoon cumin
¼ teaspoon cardamom
1 tablespoon turmeric
1 tablespoon dry musta... Read more of this blog post »
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While scrolling BuzzFeed the other day, I came across this article:The Self-Awareness at This Year's Oscars Is Not a Substitute for Chan...Read more of this blog post »
Today we’re partying it up with #TGIFiBooks on Twitter, the first of what will hopefully be many more Twitter parties! What’s the point of this party? Why, to give away free ebooks to iBooks readers, of course!
Here’s how to join in the...Read more of this blog post »
Information moves at light speed on the Information Super Highway. I spend much of my online time feeling like I'm bolting through an Interstellar wormhole..........
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The book doesn't offer any advice that is beyond the realm of common sense: spend time socializing with others, get good sleep, find a job you love, and live in a place that is fantastic.
There were a few tidbits I tho... Read more of this blog post »
Just a few quick updates. Loving Kate is with the editor and on schedule for it's March 23rd release day!
You can read the synopsis here: LOVING KATE
And you can add it to your TBR's here: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23985129-loving-kate
If you've left an HONEST review on any of...
From an original article Iron Sky: Movie Review, posted at Graeme Shimmin, spy thriller and alternate history writer
Iron Sky is a 2012 alternate history black comedy about a world where the Nazis fled to the moon in 1945. In 2018 they invade Earth. It was directed byTimo Vuorensola.
Iron Sky:... Read more of this blog post »
As you may know, I have a book coming out this month (and I can't believe it's this month to be honest!) and my narrator is a fairytale character..ish, so I thought I'... Read more of this blog post »
Quando si comincia a provare nostalgia per il passato è segno che si sta invecchiando.
Frase molto vera. È quindi con gratitudine che ho accolto la nascita di questa iniziativa letteraria, perché così posso fare a meno di provare rimpianto per i vecchi tempi in cui le fanzine erano molto diffuse... Read more of this blog post »
I have a confession to make. I’m really struggling with the memory thing this year. Of the four verses I’ve chosen this far, I’ve only fully committed one to memory. I sincerely want to memorize these verses, but my brain keeps getting distracted by other things.
To fix this, I’m going to spend th...Read more of this blog post »
Sorry things got so quiet this last month. My plans for conquering the review request mountain have been a bit delayed by, well, life. Had some personal stuff really distract me, but I'm doing my best to get back into the swing of things. I appreciate everyone's understanding. I have one... Read more of this blog post »
You post something, someone comments. You can reply to that comment or you can Like it. A Like says, "I saw what you said and thank you for commenting." You don't have to say anything else.
Even if you po... Read more of this blog post »
Big day yesterday, travelling from Lyme Regis to Birmingham to take part in the UKYA Extravaganza in Waterstones. It was amazing to finally meet some of the lovely authors and bloggers I’ve got to know on Facebook and Twitter, and connect with readers face-to-face. Organised by the wonderful Emma...Read more of this blog post »
It’s no secret that one of my favourite books is Robert Stephen Parry’s The Arrow Chest. It was the first of his books I read and although I really enjoyed Virgin and the Crab and Wildish, the nineteenth century setting of The Arrow Chest won me over for obvious reasons. Imagine then how thrilled... Read more of this blog post »
An attack on one Avdonin... Read more of this blog post »
I weaned my daughter off of breastmilk while we were on holiday. Months prior she had been showing less and less interest in her feedings, which made it clear that she was weaning herself off slowly. I made a decision to start on Tuesday the 4th of November. I knew she would be constantly distra...Read more of this blog post »
This one is for the writers in the audience, or anyone wondering how I go about crafting my stories. (Note the word crafting—it makes it sound like I know what I’m doing. Ah, the power of language.) To be honest, this post is more of an update on my ongoing quest to streamline my process.
Back in...Read more of this blog post »
Today started off so crappy but it all turned into the best days ever.
I got some feedback on a secret Dragonian series project, so I'm extremely excited to move forward with that and hopefully soon I can share this secret with all of you with some amazing news.
Then Thunder... Read more of this blog post »
As the world mourns the loss of Leonard Nimoy, famously known as Dr. Spock, I decided to boldly go where few other fans have gone In Search of… Leonard Nimoy the Poet.
I was a big fan of the 70’s series In Search of… this was mainly due to Nimoy’s enigmatic narration of the television series. The...Read more of this blog post »
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I'll be contacting you soon to discuss delivery.
If you... Read more of this blog post »
It is the first day of a new month, and the first day of a new week (unless you have one of those whacko calendars where the week starts on a Monday – those things are just wrong) and it is the perfect time to set some spring goals. Six weeks from now will be mid-April, and I have already submit...Read more of this blog post »
The First Book Review:
http://www.amazon.com/Broken-Window-D... Read more of this blog post »
Click below to purchase:Thaddeus Whiskers and the Dragon
Thaddeus F. Whiskers is a pampered palace pet, a kitten enchanted to never become a cat. P... Read more of this blog post »
Great analysis of advertising on Amazon.
Originally posted on chrismcmullen:
MY EXPERIENCE WITH ADVERTISING ON AMAZON
The new option for KDP Select authors to advertise their Kindle e-books with Amazon Marketing Services (AMS) is intriguing.
I have now run 1...Read more of this blog post »
Regina: "Fillet the fish."
Me: "I have to have mermaids in Calhortea!"
And that's how I got my merfolk. Not that Regina's line actually had anything to do with it, I just thought it was funny. And I found mermaid... Read more of this blog post »
My good friend Jenna Fox is visiting today with a cover reveal for her newest book. Jenna’s one of those smart, sassy Southern women that make me think of the women who helped raise me – the kind who tell it like it is and shoot from the hip, all with a sweet smile and […]
The post #CoverReveal SA...Read more of this blog post »
I chose to read it at this point in time as the first book in my personal Blood Lust challenge, in which I am reading four books with the same title back to back. It was, however, an awkward place to start as it turns out it...Read more of this blog post »
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