Thanks! Definitely check outSalvage by Alexandra Duncan—it’d be my top sci fi recommendation if you’re looking specifically for diversity in the genre, with a variety of abilities, ethnicities, and religions all focused on in the book.This Shattered World by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner featur...Read more of this blog post »
Yeah, no, not a poet. In case you somehow missed that. But I did finish reading—typos, ahoy!—and I've discovered that I know how to write a very sad book. Sorry, for that.
On a slightly happier note, I'm almost 8,000 words into N2—no, it doesn't have a title yet—and with tonight's Fall Out Boy/wr...Read more of this blog post »
I know what you might be thinking: "You're a stay-at-home mom. You have plenty of downtime."
Really? If you call downtime my daughter... Read more of this blog post »
Okay, so—I’m making yet another concerted effort to revamp my blogging habits. But you have to understand, blogging isjust not in my makeup. It’s a struggle. All I have written on my calendar today is “write two blog entries.” And yet, I feel like this:
Blogging is my least favorite activity eve...Read more of this blog post »
Excerpt from chapter 7/ Near Death
“Honoring all ways we survived our childhood abuse is healing.
We were amazi... Read more of this blog post »
HARD AS IT GETS – Amazon & B&N right now
HARD TO COME BY – B&N only right now
HAR... Read more of this blog post »
It can happen that when you first load Calibre your books all seemed to have disappeared. This is usually because the software has been told your e-books library has moved to a different folder and is now poi...Read more of this blog post »
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I have SO MUCH NEWS to share with you all. So let’s get to it.
First up: FAIREST IS OUT TOMORROW.
Mirror, mirror on the wall, Who is the fairest of them all?
Fans of the Lunar Chronicles know Queen Levana as a ruler who uses her “glamour” to gain power. But long before she crossed paths with Ci...Read more of this blog post »
I would like to break down some signing facts for y'all:
Plane ticket to Seattle for me: $575
Cost of hotel room for entire event: $450
Cost of one standing banner: $80
Swag (pens, keychains, bookmarks, etc.): $75
Books (I decided to bring a sm... Read more of this blog post »
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has signed into law a bill that could reduce the role insurance plays in U.S. health care (h/t Ben Domenech). So-called “medical retainer” agreements allow patients to pay a monthly fee directly to a health care provider to cover their primary care expenses, without...Read more of this blog post »
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Emma Stone Blade Runner Inspired Photoshoot.
Holy.Crap.Shit. These are stunning.
mmmm where is my emma stone is a 20-something heir to a mob dynasty cyberpunk scifi movie????/
The recent scandal regarding the boy who didn’t go to heaven is just one more reason to be skeptical of the “heavenly tourism” fad. Thankfully, many discerning believers have seen through this long ago, not only criticizing the publishing trend, but the unorthodox biblical messages such experienc...Read more of this blog post »
I can hardly believe it but as of tomorrow, my book will have been released into the world for one full year. It's my anniversary! Wow.
The past year has been chock-full of love, learning experiences, and wonderfully inspirational people who have encouraged me, supported me and expressed... Read more of this blog post »
Over the years I’ve written in lots of different genres—from prayer journals and spiritual titles to educational books, fantasy, psychological suspense, conspiracy thrillers, young ad... Read more of this blog post »
“How can the Spanish or Italian prime minister tell voters that Greece has a lower interest burden than we have, but we still need to give them debt forgiveness?” said Mr Darvas.
That is from Ferdinando Giugliano at the FT, who is referring to the possibility that the Greek debt load might be sus...Read more of this blog post »
I got invited to be a contributor to the online post-industrial website Heathen Harvest. My first review went up last week, a review of the album "Aus Alter Zeit" by the neofolk group Strydwolf. Check it out!
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Mentor Me: GA=T+E—A Formula to Fulfill Your Greatest Achievement
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You may have heard that a rather sizeable snowstorm is approaching the East Coast. Those of you stuck in the house may be tempted to binge read a stack of books, but I'm hoping you will find some loftier pursuits: television.
Don't just entertain yourself; be virtuous! Sure, books are endlessly e...Read more of this blog post »
It’s been a little over a month since I released Paranormal Bromance.�� Now, I’m going to talk a little bit about the hows and whys of it.
I think it’s an indication of how far self publishing via e-book has come over the last few years that no one has asked me, “Hey, you self published that thing...Read more of this blog post »
More about Peter Ferro’s past. If you didn’t think you could love him any more than you already do, guess again. That’s the main comment fans of DAMAGED keep saying about this series.
Money. Power. Sex.
Just stay away from Pete Ferro. How...Read more of this blog post »
Around the new year, Janice from Farmersgirl Kitchenwas looking through some old magazine clippings, and inspired me to do likewise. During the subsequent discussion on Instagram, Janice proposed the#recipeclippings challenge, a monthly challenge to make something from your clippings box.
I have... Read more of this blog post »
Still cranking away on Demons LLC. Didn’t want everyone to think that my semi-typical radio silence meant nothing was happening. 62K words into it now, so for anyone worrying about “full-length novel status” on this one, I think we’re good. I’m thinking it’ll finish out somewhere around 80K words...Read more of this blog post »
The honor, which only 30 books maximum get per year, "represents only those fiction titles that clearly raise the bar for outstanding storytelling for middle-grade readers." Librarians and educators use... Read more of this blog post »
I commanded an A-Team in the 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne).�� 10th Group had the distinction of being the ���cold weather��� Group, since it was oriented toward Europe.�� We often sent teams to Finland, Norway, Denmark and other cold regions for training....Read more of this blog post »
I hope all is going well. It seems weird to think that the holidays were only a few weeks ago, it feels more like months!!! I’m plunged into the New Year, and getting very busy now with meetings and writing.
I had an experience a few days ago, which seems smart to share. It’s something...Read more of this blog post »
Well, perhaps not the sneakiest of sneak previews as this is the section I toured with through 2014 — if you heard me read at a convention, this was likely the piece. However, it's a nice, concise bit and it gives the flavour of the book very well.
Emily Marshwic, our hero, has gone from being a g...Read more of this blog post »
We’re looking for a programmer to lead us on Android and push us further into the platform. This is a unique opportunity: we don’t hire often! We’ve got a serious foothold in the ecosystem, and we want you to take us to the next level.
Here’s a little preview of Basecamp for Android r...Read more of this blog post »
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