This was a big week for "Waiting for Heaven." This week "Waiting for Heaven" was featured on various blog sites, radio stations, and on AZ Family Channel 3. Check out th... Read more of this blog post »
I have been nominated by my fellow (brave) author and friend, Keri Ford to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. I freely admit to not being as brave or fun as most of you who’ve accepted the challenge. So … I doubled the amount of the $$ required should I choose NOT to have ice water dumped over my h...Read more of this blog post »
Last week I asked you to tweet me some of the lessons you learned reading the Clique series. I asked you to make me proud and you didn’t disappoint. In no particular order, here are my top five favorite #CliqueLessons.
It was my biggest insecurity in the past, but the Clique has taught...Read more of this blog post »
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Settle yourself in for a wicked bed time story, a hot, wild ride through nursery rhymes like you’ve never heard them before. Set in a fantastical world where the privileged few own and raise pleasure servants like beloved pets, Mother herself is the star...Read more of this blog post »
I agreed to meet Sally at the local coffee shop on a Monday morning, and I told her to bring a notebook. I’d seen her at church a few times with her four children hanging off her like she might be monkey bars. She ran the children’s program and had even pulled off the church Christmas musical w...Read more of this blog post »
This has been a challenging year for me as an author and I’ve really wanted to branch out beyond the light and airy urban fantasy I’m known for. For a number of years, I’ve wanted to write a zombie novel … but not just any zombie novel because, let’s face it, there’s a only so much you can do w...Read more of this blog post »
It’s day 2 of the Caught! blog tour, and today I’m over at Cup o’ Porn talking about that scarce breed, the male primary school teacher (of which Robert from Caught!, of course, is one). Why not pop along and share your memories of teachers – male or female – who’ve inspired you?
Giveaway: I...Read more of this blog post »
i don’t totally know why, but i am pretty depressed again. my disability reconsideration has now taken longer than the original review. i don’t know if that’s a good thing or a bad thing for me. it looks like they are not going to make me go see dr. incompetent again, which is a good thing. but i...Read more of this blog post »
David Slade take lots of photos on POWERS location scouts.
Everyone looks better in black and white.
I am about a... Read more of this blog post »
Her eye patch provided inspiration for the next book in the Vicky Van Goat series. Look fo... Read more of this blog post »
MILLY CLOUD’S husband did the dirty on her, using her credit card for hotel rooms, restaurant bills and sharp suits; NOAH SMITH has tried to better himself and quit his job – but failed to tell his wife when he couldn’t get another and turned to a credit card to cover it up; HARRY HOLMES though...Read more of this blog post »
Ivory Shepard didn’t want to be a pirate when she grew up but she didn’t plan on being orphaned and alone at thirteen with her three cousins either.
After a Spanish raid in Charles Towne left them with nothing, Ivory held her cousins together, trained them t... Read more of this blog post »
I’m really excited to be able to bring this Harper “sale” to you. The details are below, but the gist of it is you decide what you want to pay for the bundle of books offered (which includes Dead Witch Walking and the Trouble on Reserve short) and then it’s yours. You can choose to contribute all...Read more of this blog post »
My friend Michael Connelly challenged Michael Lister, Michael Koryta, and me (even though I’m not named Michael) to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. I happily donated to the ALS Association and then, not so happily, did this, with a little help from a friend.
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(Note to visitors: I am not American and this is not an American blog. Please check your cultural assumptions!)
How many of these fund...Read more of this blog post »
The Legend of Drizzt: The Collected Stories showcases just why the titular h... Read more of this blog post »
It’s not the actual moving that puts a house move at the top of the stress list: it’s the everyflippingthing that goes wrong.
I’ve been trying for about five weeks to find a plumber that isn’t booked up till 2020. The plumbing company that I used satisfactorily for several years has stopped answer...Read more of this blog post »
Tomorrow I hope to be posting a write up and some fabulous pictures from my trip to Sydney, Australia, first for the Romance Writers of Australia Conference (which was wonderful!) and then from my sightseeing (amazing!). Today, I’m over at Magical Words with a post “It’s a boy thing…” on sexism,...Read more of this blog post »
First some personal science news. I will be speaking about the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) twice, early in 2015. (1) at the conference of theAAPT - the American Association of Physics Teachers,January 4 - 6, 2015, in... Read more of this blog post »
Quote of the day:
The vampire tilted its head, mimicking Ghastek’s movements. “You’re still riding that monstrosity?”
“Feel free to stomp him,” I told Cuddles. “I’ll back you up.”
A few of your asked how the visit with my father went. The answer is, it went very well.
I haven’t seen my father in ov...Read more of this blog post »
As you may know, the final book in the Pink Carnation series, The Lure of the Moonflower, is slated to hit the shelves next August, 2015.
In honor of the impending end of the series, the lovely Ashley of The Bubblebath Reader is holding a year long Pink Extravaganza on her blog. Eleven months… ele...Read more of this blog post »
At this year’s Storyline Conference, we’ve brought in speakers who tell the truth. You know how it is. So many speakers make us feel like our lives are “less than” rather than works in progress.
But what does life really look like for the average person? It turns out we all have more in common th...Read more of this blog post »
I love new things...especially bookish new things. So a new title is big news in my little world. Plus, if you’ve followed me online at all, you know titles don’t always come easily for me, so having a title I love is pretty freaking cool.
The title for The Taking #2 wasn't a huge struggle, but w... Read more of this blog post »
So flat and so circle it is. It is also so Luikart, so podcast, not to mention Nelson Algren, Impress These Apes, Blewt!, improv, characters, depression, and insomnia, all of which is sure to change your life. So, you know what to do, and we think it's best if you do so now. Thank you. And as yo... Read more of this blog post »
To live in the moment is a frightful thing. In all the past I never lived in the moment. I was saving those moments for now.
The future is no better place. The future is coming with the sole purpose that I might regret it.
I o... Read more of this blog post »
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