I made a new blog. Why did I do that? I have a perfectly good one right here.
I have a confession to make.
I love WordPress, but I’ve always loved the simplicity of Blogspot/Blogger/whatever Google calls it. So I now have one of each.
I guess you could say this is my official author platform, whi...Read more of this blog post »
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ABOUT THE BOOK
Author: Rachel Walter
Genre: Young Adult Contemporary
Date published: February 8, 2015
Does life get in the way of love or does love get in the way of life?
Riley... Read more of this blog post »
When I was in college, Yahoo, or some company like that, gave the entire school a free subscription to their music service, which was a forerunner of Spotify. I was an enthusiastic adopter and I had a big library of music and I made all kinds of playlists. But whatsongs did I listen to? I have no...Read more of this blog post »
Dat groene kantje van mijn leven, daar heb ik het de laatste maandenniet meer zo vaak over gehad. Jullie weten allemaal wel dat ik enkel naai met tweedehandse, nieuwe maar dan wel biologische of gerecykleerde stoffen, dat ikwoon-werkverkeer met de fiets afleg, dat ik vegetarisch en heel vaak plan...Read more of this blog post »
Recently I got a copy of author Declan Finn’s Pius Tales— a collection of short stories related to the Pius Trilogy, a thriller series based on the idea that some not-so-well-hidden secrets about WW2 Pope Pius XII trigger a lot of murders, escapades and explosions. ‘Pius Tales’ continues in the e...Read more of this blog post »
Marie DixonThe main character of "Journey to Love," Marie is recently orphaned and whisked away from the only life that she has ever known. She has created a shell around her heart and refuses to make Creston her new hom... Read more of this blog post »
От плът и кръв е — слаб и краен, от нервни шокове люлян. А Истинският Храм е траен — стои на камък основан.
Блуждае по пътеки земни хилавоногия ’потам. А без да мърда, ще си вземе парите... Read more of this blog post »
La única superviviente del Instituto Salix Alba revivirá la masacre, regresando al infierno en misión de rescate.
Para reescribir el pasado,... Read more of this blog post »
Come soon - there's a shirtless waiter serving fizzy and comfy chairs. Am having a dance floor laid too for w... Read more of this blog post »
For those looking to become rich and famous as an author…Don’t write for the money.
The cat is out of the bag, finally we know exactly how many self-published authors make it big: 40.
Yes, that’s not a typo.
40 self-published authors “make money”, all the others...Read more of this blog post »
THE FACE BEHIND THE VEIL
As the Great Depression looms, Naomi isborn witha mysterious birth veil over her face. In those more superstitious times, some said this was the mark of a prophet. But what would "the veil" really mean to Naomi, then to her daughter and granddaughter--and wh... Read more of this blog post »
This is the courtyard outside my wonderful church, Saint James, including it’s frozen fountain.
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The following are excerpts from some great blog posts by other folks that I stumbled upon recently. Click on the underlined section of each to read them in full. And make sure you watch Addie Zierman’...
Book: No Longer SafeBy: AJ WainesPublication date:Publisher: 4 February 2016
Blurb: She was your best friend. Now she’s your deadliest enemy – and there’s nowhere to run…
When Alice receives an invitation... Read more of this blog post »
Anika Dragomir is the third most popular girl in school, behind her best friend Shelli and her best frenemy Becky. On the outside, she’s all lip gloss, boobs and blon... Read more of this blog post »
Here is Beauty Is a Wound cover for United Kingdom. Published by Pushkin Press, June 2016. A small introduction to this amazing publishing house, they publish some great contemporaries like Chigozie Obioma, Andrés Neuman and Ryu Murakami, as well as a heavy weight literary classic like Stefan Zw...Read more of this blog post »
WE MADE IT! I feel like screaming that from the mountaintops. The long twelveweeks since the release of Fire Falling have stretched into eternity, but we made it to the other side. Earth’s End, Book Three of Air Awakens, is out to the world. Today. Right now. Get your copy on Amazon, Barnes &...Read more of this blog post »
Our latest Goodreads Giveaway has started! Enter todayfor an opportunityto win an autographed print copy of the new Michael Quinn short story Breakout.
In the action-packed Breakout, an American soldier, traveling alone in rural Mexico, is arrested and, without a hearing or trial, thrown into one...Read more of this blog post »
Join the Bluestocking Belles Valentine hunt. Match the heroes with their heroines to be entered in a draw for their book. For entry details, see http://bluestockingbelles.com/valentines/ #BellesBrigade #Valentines #BellesInBlue
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Ask a handful of authors what they think of Kindle Unlimited and you’ll get a handful of different answers. Some love it, some hate it, most seem somewhat ambivalent about. We’ll never admit that, though… Read more of this blog post »
Gilmore Girls (WB) Season 1, 2000-2001
Episode: Love and War and Snow Airdate: December 14, 2000
Shown from left: Alexis Bledel (as Rory Gilmore), Lauren Graham (as Lorelai Gilmore)
For two years I managed a struggling porn store. It was located in NE DC and Mayor Marion Barry frequented it from ti...Read more of this blog post »
My father was born 100 years ago today. I am taking the liberty of posting the eulogy I gave at his memorial service, August 25, 2007, at the Ware Student Center, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH. He was President of the college 1962-1972. It was then called Colby Junior College.
To my dad:...Read more of this blog post »
Cuando eres chaval (o no tan chaval) siempre llega esa inevitable conversación sobre cuál es el superhéroe más duro. El más fuerte. El que puede con todo. Es interesante, porque en los superhéroes en realidad proyectamos lo que somos, lo que querríamos ser. Como en la pregunta clásica de qué supe...Read more of this blog post »
Harald Hardrada, Considered to have been the last Viking king
Vikings are a popular topic these days. From football teams, to TV shows, to massive reenactment festivals, Vikings are quickly becoming the next werewolves, vampires, and zombies of popular culture. I wouldn’t be surprised to see a few...Read more of this blog post »
“It’s all about shape, proportion, and fit.” –Tim Gunn
I’ve been thinking about my life lately. Shocking, I know, because I’m so famous for not thinking so much.
Oh. Wait. The only acupuncturist I ever saw told me to think less because “The thinking is bad for your spleen.” And no, you can’t st...Read more of this blog post »
Hey, people, are you reading me? Sorry the connection’s lousy. It’s Chris Holm, broadcasting from my editing bunker. I’m afraid my post is gonna be a little slight today, because I’m in the home stretch of a massive editing jag.What was that? “Mutt rawrpoo deadnit zing?”
Sorry. I think my tin cans...Read more of this blog post »
Today, I have erotica author Nicola Jane on my blog. I reviewed Nicola’s first book from Harper Impulse ‘Follow your Fantasy’ and now the journey continues with Follow your Fantasy: Deeper.
‘Follow your Fantasy: Deeper picks up a short time after the first book ends. When I... Read more of this blog post »
Writing | Dialogue Mechanics
Writing | Character C... Read more of this blog post »
I’m very happy to share that, for the first time since I started publishing Ilyon Chronicles, the ebooks are now available in multiple formats, not just Kindle! This was due to signing up exclusively with Amazon to be part of their Kindle Select Program. Recently, I’ve decided to forgo renewi...Read more of this blog post »
Pimpernel by Sheralyn Pratt
They seek him here; they seek him there. For centuries, the elite of the world have sought the Pimpernel everywhere. Some want to kill him, others want to hire him, but Jack Cavanaugh knows that the love/hate relationship comes with the job title.
At present, Jack is tr... Read more of this blog post »
I simply can’t be the only child who ever played with one of these. Yet … I remember being the only kid who had one — the other kids on the street would borrow it from me. And, since childhood, I have never seen another child use one.
Why? This one-piece plastic toy was cheap to produce, and if wa...Read more of this blog post »
Happy birthday to me! I’m celebrating my favorite day of the year with two new giveaways!
Giveaway Number 1 is on Twitter:
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— Kathy MacMillan (@kathys_quill) F...
Princess of Tyrone (Fairytale Galaxy #1)by Katie HamsteadRelease Date: March 31st 2016Publisher: Curiosity Quills PressGenres: Space Opera, Sci Fi/Fantasy
Summary from Goodreads:
Apolline is happy hunting magical creatures on her pirate infested outer-perimeter planet. She is a fantastic shot, and... Read more of this blog post »
I’m so excited to announce that book three of the DC Jennifer Knight series is now available to pre-order.Twins have a special meaning for me. Growing up with an identical twin for a mum, I was able to see her special relationship with her sister first hand. When I met my husb...Read more of this blog post »
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