I can’t think of anything more horrifying or terrible, unfair, unjust, cruel, or unbelievable than this.
I don’t how he got the gun he used, what... Read more of this blog post »
Please look for an update that will be available for Running Northwest in the next week or so. Amazon may send you one on their own. I just fixed a few minor issues and fixed the TOC.
Would that be
to show you
How much love I
Have for you to
Make you feel
That you are
You know that
You are mine
Could I learn
To paint a
That would hang up
On the wall
As the greatest
Of our Artist
and the best
One of the
of them all
Coul... Read more of this blog post »
He's a hero to his country, and a panty ripping beast in the bedroom. She's been the good girl her whole life.
It's bad boy meets goody two shoes on steroids once Cordelia crashes into her hot new Navy SEAL stepbrother. I'm pleased to announce Stepbrother UnSEALed's official Kindle release!
Come cu... Read more of this blog post »
I have realized that life is al... Read more of this blog post »
Colombia and Ecuador behind us, it was time for a visit to Henry’s family in Trujillo. Things have come a long way since my first time nine years ago. (Here, here, here and here.) Bit by bit, Henry has been helping his family out (technically, it’s his property to begin with, inherited from his g...Read more of this blog post »
My biggest dream as a writer is not to get my books published, but for someone to write fan fiction off of my own work.
"Why do you have to write books that are so sexual?" she asked.
When I first heard it, I didn't think anything of it. I just laughed it off, saying that anyone of that age would think that way. But, later on- I started to think about that question that... Read more of this blog post »
There’s no one-size-fits all happy ending with infertility
When Patrick and I dated in high school, we talked about how gorgeous our children would be if we ever got married; having biological children was a given for both of us. Fast forward a decade: our inability to get pregnant left us heartb...Read more of this blog post »
I am thrilled to be attending the Decatur Book Festival this year, the country's largest independent book fair.https://www.decaturbookfestival.com/
Title: Best Friends Forever
Location: Children's Stage
Presentation Duration:30 mi...
I have never seen a book giveaway like this one!
My publisher, Enclave Publishing, is giving away every single ebook in our catalogue. That’s over 52 ebooks to a single winner! Read one a week for an entire year!
Who’s gonna do a happy dance with me?
Enclave specializes in Christian speculative f...Read more of this blog post »
Barb here, sitting on her front porch in Maine and writing on an flawless summer day
Back in February, I started a series of posts about how I came to terms with being a cozy writer. The first one talked about why this designation was an issue for me in the first place. The second, in March, was...Read more of this blog post »
[NOTE: I do not want this post to turn into a giant argument ordebate. I’m not asking for opinions or political affiliations other than for the sake of the humor of this post. So please read through & make sure you know I’m going for funny here rather than a true political discussion. ]...Read more of this blog post »
What could be better for a suspense/mystery writer than to get up close and personal, as well as engage in hands-on experience in alaw enforcement academy? #2015WPA Writers’ Police Academy wasthe ticket! Last Thursday through Sunday, 300 writers descended on @FoxValleyTechacademy for the training...Read more of this blog post »
I’m so excited for today’s post, and I’m going to tell you a little story to explain why. Obviously, Marcy Kennedy is a fantastic, knowledgeable author and editor, and today’s topic is a favorite of mine, but there’s also a bit of “Wow, I’m honored” mixed in.
Back before Treasured Claim had even...Read more of this blog post »
Is there anyone out there good at calligraphy or typography that’s interested in helping me out on some products for my Etsy? I’ve got some ideas without the talent to execute them!
If you’re interested please email me at: email@example.com
Rock Beats Laser: No, no it doesn’t. The history of galactic warfare is the history of superior technology consistently crushing inferior technology in Curb-Stomp Battle after Curb-Stomp Battle. Most of the time, it’s not even sporting.
There are a very few counterexamples brought up, but when exa...Read more of this blog post »
I have cemented my position as the Award-Losing Author by failing to winÂWorld Magazine’s Children’s Book of the Year. The Green Ember finished as a runner-up.
As you may or may not know, I was a finalist for the West Virginia Fiction Award several years ago…and lost. I’ve included, “award-losing...Read more of this blog post »
All The Rage deals with so many things that disturb and scare me, it’s hard to know where to begin. Obviously there is the whole rape issue, but there’s also another terrifying issue - trying to tell the truth and having everyone call you a... Read more of this blog post »
I was really depressed yesterday. Everything that my family and I have gone through in the past few weeks just hit me all at once with a bigWHUMP and I just sat on a barstool for a while, the only thought running through my head being “Well, dang.”
AND I DON’T EVEN KNOW WHY I WAS DEPRESSED.
Maybe...Read more of this blog post »
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Perfect for fans of Monica Murphy and Cecy Ro... Read more of this blog post »
I don’t really think of it on any sexual satisfaction level. I think I’d feel weird posting it if that were the case. Even when I post porn comics that I like it’s never like“hey look at what I masturbate to!”– that’s not really the relationship I want with people.
But I’m also not some monk. I li...Read more of this blog post »
I'm sitting in my office all bundled up in cute socks and a pink sweatshirt, my windows are open, my Berrylicious candle is burning and a steaming Sistersmug of peppermint tea with stevia and creamer sits to my left. I have The Final Move by Chris Rice playing on... Read more of this blog post »
Ray Bradbury’s FBI file is not newly uncovered—it first appeared online in 2012 at Muckrock—but it’s been making the rounds this week. And as Slate’s Future Tense points out, it seems particularly timely given all of the debates over politics in science fiction.Read more of this blog post »
I really like beginnings. I love cracking open a cover and reading the first couple of pages of a book. It's all new, all fresh, it's the first steps of an adventure. But then...After a bit, after a few chapters...It's not new any longer.
I know the main character reasonably well (what th... Read more of this blog post »
We’ve watched him as the bike-ridingJax Teller from the popular drama seriesSons of Anarchy. We’ve also witnessed his hotness on the sci-fi action packed Pacific Rim. This hot English hunk is Charles “Charlie” Hunnam who hails from Newcastle, England. Like his character Jax Teller, he is also...Read more of this blog post »
We couldn't have known how that decision to drive all they way to Philadelp... Read more of this blog post »
Since attending the 2015 Romance Novel Convention about a month and a half ago, I've brought you a 5-day series on my adventures there, as well as interviews with three of our RNCasanovas, Zack Williams, Paul Gunn, and Orestis Papapetrou. If you haven't read the interviews yet, be sure to check t...Read more of this blog post »
Summer and the fun that comes with it isn’t over yet! I’m sure there is more dining out to come in the near and far future. I thought it would be timely to tap into our successful weight loser logic on strategies they use when eating out. Continuing on the “successful weight loser” theme written...Read more of this blog post »
Before you ask, YES! This event is annual!
120+ Authors (Find my entry here, goes live on Aug 29th)
The amazing Angela B. Chrysler is a writer and blogger that I have had the pleasure of working with o...Read more of this blog post »
In the 1960s & 1970s a killer stalked San Francisco. In 2000 he returned. After 20 years of hibernation, the Zodiac Killer returns after a child's dreams lead investigators to evidence connecting him with an unsolved murder.
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“He was my Prince Charming, but I wasn't his Cinderella.”
―Nora, VERY BAD THINGS
iBooks: http://apple.c... Read more of this blog post »
There’s been a trend I’ve been seeing lately that’s kind of disturbing. A fewauthors/influencers who have a strong platform in the self-publishing world have been offering advice to the newbies on the topic of marketing–a pain point for many indies. That’s not the disturbing...Read more of this blog post »
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