Character InspirationI can't recall the last time in my life where I've written as much as I have over the past few weeks. Believe me, that's a good thing. I had gotten a bit burnt out after the release ofSaving Travisback in February so I'm thrilled that burn-out is behind me. To the folks who... Read more of this blog post »
Pushing the Limits of Education Technology- Greg Kulowiec
App smashing is when you use two or more apps on a device to do something which one could not do alone. App Smashing inventor, Greg Kulowiec shares many examples on today’s show.
If you have iPads or o...Read more of this blog post »
One more day before the release of my western contemporary romance novel DESPERADO, with Berkley Books. I can hardly wait! As a teaser, here’s one last excerpt!
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As Elam eased his Dodge Ram into a parking space, every nerve in his body was telling him he’d made a mistake by comin...Read more of this blog post »
Drawing can’t always be fun. Sometimes you gotta hunker down and draw like a crazy person all alone in solitary confinement. Turn on music, a documentary or something that won’t need much of your vision since you’ll be drawing. Or podcasts. Sometimes you got to mentally chain yourself to the tabl...Read more of this blog post »
This past weekend, I was very honored to see my novel Murder on the Mountain win the Bisexual Mystery category at the Bisexual Book Awards in New York! I’d been planning on attending the awards ceremony, and now I really wish I had. However, travel prov... Read more of this blog post »
This article is part of the 2015 Word of the Month series, based on the monthly theme featured in theEvery Day Matters 2015 DiaryI designed for Watkins Publishing. In the planner, each month has a theme highlighted in the weekly illustrations, quotes, and activities. This month's theme is NU...Read more of this blog post »
Harlequin Teen extended the deadline to receive Abby and Logan's full length novel, Chasing Impossible! If you purchase Nowhere But Here by June 28, 2015 and register your purchase here then you will receive Chasing Impossible on July 1st for FREE! This includes books purchased at... Read more of this blog post »
I had the distinct pleasure and honor of presenting at the Wind River Outdoor Writers Conference this past weekend.
You know how y... Read more of this blog post »
I don't know how, but this is possibly even more beautiful than Five Enchanted Roses! Oh, how thrilling this new contest is! So tell me--who's got ideas? I'm thrilled to try my hand at retelling this fairy... Read more of this blog post »
It's finally summer. I don't know what that means in your area, but in NC it means the sun is glorious, the pools are open, most schools have finished, and there is finally an aura of freedom and exhilaration spreading throughout your soul instead of a stressful and ohmigosh-will-... Read more of this blog post »
(This is a reblog of Dave Freer’s wonderful post at Mad Genius Club. After everything that went on over the weekend at that Heinlein page I blogged about yesterday and then seeing how someonehas failed to do their homework and seems to think Dorothy L. Sayers is male, I thought we needed some sa...Read more of this blog post »
El cuento de este mes es "Una segunda oportunidad", de Etgar Keret (escritor israelí, 1967), que forma parte de su antología de relatos titulada Un hombre sin cabeza (Sexto Piso, 2010).
Keret es uno de los pocos escritoresisraelíescon publicaciones despuésde 2000 y es mu... Read more of this blog post »
For the last month or so I have been working in a new place, away from home. A friend’s mother, knowing I was struggling to find the space to live and write in my small flat, very generously offered me a room in her house, so four times a week I cross the park to a pretty white house and climb th...Read more of this blog post »
I simply love writing this series – and still am! The third book, Kiss and Make Up, is nearly complete. I should wrap it up in about four weeks, and that is going to beone sad day.
But today I celebrat...Read more of this blog post »
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
If you've been reading the series, our favorite cast of characters is back in action solving another murder mystery that takes place at the Amish Village. This time around we get Preston's perspective, along with Amber and Hannah. Th... Read more of this blog post »
More naughty fun from Romeo, Slade, Hawthorne, and Lindsay. It’s the last book, but I’ll be doing a spinoff trilogy with Layla (the sister) in the future.
Next up: By a Dangerous Man. I can’t give a date… a few health problems have slowed me down the last few weeks (I’m fine, don’t worry!) but I’...Read more of this blog post »
Our friend Al Robertson’s first book, “Crashing Heaven”, will be out on 18th of June. Al will be signing books on the 25th at Forbidden Planet in London. Source: Al Robertson and Jon Wallace at Forbidden Planet @ ForbiddenPlanet.com[...]
Digital photography is great, I don’t think that we’ve ever been able to take photographs and capture memories as easily as we can now – whether it is with our cameras or our phones. last week I shared a few neat ideas for getting those images out of the digital world and bringing them into the p...Read more of this blog post »
I SAW THE THING.
I have been wanting to see The Thingfor over a decade, ever since my dad and I drove cross-country and I saw it listed in my guidebook and then – with massive sadness – realized that we weren’t going to hit it on our route.
If you’re not familiar...Read more of this blog post »
Alternative Title: What a hoot!
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Welcome back to ‘Max Plays’, a gaming segment where I play through a story-focused video game and examine the way that it builds a narrative. This time around I am playing through a big one! None other than Square’s fi...Read more of this blog post »
"Tell me, lovely Ruby, how many men have you killed?"
For a moment, she stared at him, distracted by his compliment, then struck by his question. "Too many," she replied as she fingered the bow at her side.
"Not with an arrow, at a distance," he said, leaning closer, his gaze riveted to hers, his b... Read more of this blog post »
I had a mentor meet with me just before my second baby arrived. She wanted to share a few nuggets of wisdom to encourage me, knowing that my life was about to change.
I sat next to her on the couch in a cute little coffee shop downtown. After catching each other up on our lives, she proceeded wit...Read more of this blog post »
Let’s face of it–most of us, when it comes right down to it, wish we could be more organized. As hard as we try to shuffle our things around, to put them in the right containers, with the right labels, to figure out the best solutions for limited storage spaces,it seems like much of the time...Read more of this blog post »
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