I know things have been a bit quiet around here lately but that’s because I was (a) cramming for and then taking end-of-year exams and (b) keeping an enormous secret that I feared I might subliminally spill. This morning though, I’m finally able to tell you:
If you’ve been hanging...Read more of this blog post »
You be the judge. Who's really....
The Best Man I stare at the groom and hope it doesn’t show—the love I feel for him, the love I’ve always felt. I’m praying I can keep the ardor off my face, even thou... Read more of this blog post »
I’m just popping in with a quick and dirty update.
I have a release date for Seduction Game (I-Team #7). The ebook version will be out on Oct. 20. That’s only four and a half months away. (This is an update with the correct date. I initially got the wrong one from NY.)
My editor loved the story.... Read more of this blog post »
You're invited to the HOTEL RUBY, coming this fall. Here's the description:
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Program comes a brand-new haunting, romantic, and suspenseful story about one girl's search for healing in a grand and mysterious hotel full of secrets.
"Stay tonight. St...Read more of this blog post »
It’s been said, more than once, that I’m not all that great at promoting myself. I am, first and foremost, a writer. I like writing, and everything else about this job, it isn’t always as exciting to me. If I had my druthers, I would just stay home, write, and collect checks. But that’s not how i...Read more of this blog post »
Fair warning here: Spoilers. If you haven’t read the Dresden files…
Well… first off. If you haven’t read the Dresden Files, you’re missing one of the best fantasy series in existence and you really should consider checking it out. Really really. Seriously.
Secondly, if you haven’t read the series...Read more of this blog post »
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“Beneath the smile she’d been told to wear, she was strong.”
Updates: we have listeners in 192 countries! Zoikes. And we’ve heard from a lot of people who have successfully used the “one-minute rule” that we discussed in the first episode. Great to hear that it’s working for peo...Read more of this blog post »
Hillary Binzer, normally my co-host here at Your Edition Today!, has gone mysteriously missing. Her ominous absence is a serious blow to journalistic integr... Read more of this blog post »
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So A HEAD FULL OF GHOSTS got a great mini-review in the New York Times. Hot damn!
“Paul Tremblay’s terrific A HEAD FULL OF GHOSTS generates a haze of an altogether more serious kind: the pleasurable fog of calculated, perfectly balanced ambiguity…. By the end of “A Head Full of Ghosts,” you may n...Read more of this blog post »
Art is the first leg of the three-legged stool that is writing, and possibly the most difficult to talk about because it is abstract. All of the definitions I could find talk about expression, creativity, beauty, emotion, and imagination – all of which are ideas rather than anything that can be s...Read more of this blog post »
Excerpts from “Scandalising the Singapore Judiciary”
by Tsun Hang Tey (2010)
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1. Rule of Law: The legal principle that law should govern a nation, as opposed to being governed by arbitrary decisions of individual governm...
Not wanting to loose my Memorial Day weekend, I crammed four days work into two this week, meaning there’s nothing on my desk. My project bag is empty as of last night, and the puppies are at Grandma’s and Grandpa’s for the weekend. If you couldn’t guess, I’m headed out the door, aiming for New Y...Read more of this blog post »
My goodness, does SLJ put on a fabulous one-day conference. Congrats to all, but especially Luann Tothwho leads the planning and organization of this wonderful event. You can see the full schedule here. I was sitting next to uber-blogger Betsy Bird who was doing a sort of live blogging thing — th...Read more of this blog post »
My name is M Harold Page and I recently sold a short story with a dragon in it.
As I wrote the story, I could hear the voices of snarky snobbery in the back of my head:
"Oh look, LOL, you could reduce all Fantasy maps to a blotchy version of Europe but swap in Orks for Mongols.... OMG another book...Read more of this blog post »
All right, we’re six days out from the release of SUDDENLY ONE SUMMER (whoo-hoo!), and to celebrate, I have five signed, early copies of the book up for grabs. All you have to do to enter is leave a comment below. Giveaway is international and will remain open until 9pm CST tomorrow, May 28. Good...Read more of this blog post »
Kobo is offering Southwest Airlines customers complimentary access of eBooks while in flight. It's a pretty fun pilot program (pun intended) and I'm delighted to tell you that my YA publisher, Little Brown, has put... Read more of this blog post »
As the Hollywood Reporter reported last week, I’ve sold my new novel Borne to Sean McDonald at Farrar, Straus and Giroux in a mid-six-figure deal that’s a landmark for me. Many thanks to my agent Sally Harding and everyone at the Cooke Agency. In all things career-wise Sally has been a great boon...Read more of this blog post »
There's an article on IO9 about her:
Tanith Lee, who died on Sunday, was one of the most prolific and influential authors of fantasy and horror. Everyone seems to know her for somethin... Read more of this blog post »
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
I am the person who added this book to Goodreads.
For what it is--and it is exactly what it says on the tin--this is not a bad book.
It's very 1971 in this book--Wilson earnestly lists "Lesbiani... Read more of this blog post »
Nalini Singh wrote a very interesting article on the structure of a series. In my head – brace yourselves, an author is gonna authorsplain to you how to read her books – the Kate series is one very long book with three parts. It breaks down like this:
Magic Bites, Magic Burns, Magic Strikes and Ma...Read more of this blog post »
Here’s the official blurb:
In the elegant environs of Mayfair, Malcolm and Suzanne Rannoch live a seemingly charmed life. Malcolm, a former diplo...Read more of this blog post »
Don't missThe Closer You Come,anOriginal Heartbreakers tale featuring a man haunted by memories and the vulnerable girl he will do anything to protect.
Tortured by a violent past, ex-con Jase Hollister is looking to start over in a small town. The rugged bachelor suffering from PTSD longs for pe...Read more of this blog post »
I’m going to be visiting Germany for the first time (other than a lightning overnight visit to the Frankfurt book fair last year) in June. Only a couple of events in Berlin and Stuttgart this time around, I’m afraid, at the Otherland Bookstore in Berlin and at the Dragon Days Festival in Stuttgar...Read more of this blog post »
A.B. Stormalong battles a giant octopus.
This sucks, but I’m tabling the Blacksmith for a little while. I’ve been fighting with the book for months — I like all of the little parts but the little parts aren’t coming together. So that means I’m just going to put it aside until I figure out what’s g...Read more of this blog post »
The final excerpt of Shards of Hope is now up on the USA Today HEA Blog! I hope you enjoy!
The audiobook of Rock Hard is now out worldwide. Happy listening!
Available at: Audible, iTunes, Tantor, Amazon
Also, Raphael is up against Wrath of the BDB in the Alpha Showdown, so swing by and show our... Read more of this blog post »
Sinfully Sexy Books Giveaway and post by me about trust.
The Jeep Diva Giveawa... Read more of this blog post »
Characters summed up by five quotes.
Sporus, who seemingly cannot be summed up in one line quotes.
1) Sporus curled on the floor beside the couch, holding onto the emperor’s limp hand, playing the role of the concerned wife, wiping a damp cloth across his beloved’s brow and sighing with worry.
2) It...Read more of this blog post »
Also, the blurb:
It takes a certain kind of courage to live as if favoured by the gods, ignoring the...Read more of this blog post »
Some Facts of Life
When he got off and locked his car, Yehiel saw his foster parents standing beside their parked car, just a few yards away. He knew that he is in some trouble, they have never came to meet him without a notice of some kind before. He did not know yet wh... Read more of this blog post »
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