"We got to the third chapter - L'Ultimo Respiro - ready again to follow the adventures of the people of the World of Penthànweald and its protagonists. Galadir, Lash's Protègè, is going to get married with the sweet Fanie. Morwen, after defeating King Maithon,...Read more of this blog post »
Ik heb het boek met passie geschreven en hoop dat het met plezier gelez... Read more of this blog post »
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Move over Dan Brown, Satyarth Nayak has arrived.
With this beautifully crafted mystery thriller, this debutante author brings together legends from Indian history and the Buddha's origin story to create an intelligent novel bound to ke... Read more of this blog post »
I taste for a freedom.
That is long over due.
I taste for a hope, to carry me to and through.
I taste for a love, to always be true.
I taste of to morrows.
Which are not promised.
Not promised to me nor you.
I taste for legislators, head of the state, head of government.
The house of representati... Read more of this blog post »
6 Degrees of SeXparation was the first novella I wrote, and I'm very happy with how it turned out. At the time of its release I was with a small publisher, and I was quite disappointed with the lack of publicity it was receiving. but the readers it did find had some g... Read more of this blog post »
Ever tried to sell your entire household in about 4 weeks? Well folks, that’s what I am currently doing. And I’ve done well, I’ve managed to sell just about everything! Yay, go me.
When we return to Scotland in April, the Munro clan will have a few suitcases and a few boxes to our name. We are a...Read more of this blog post »
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
I don’t recall exactly when I read Catch-22 for the first time but my ballpoint-penned symbols in the margins indicate it was during or shortly after college in the late eighties or early nineties. Most significantly, it was before America’s reconc... Read more of this blog post »
Books of the Week:
After I’m Gone, Laura Lippman
The Silence of the Library, Miranda James
Murder of Crows, Anne Bishop
In the interests of being thorough, I’m re-reading all the Rex Stout books and the Agatha Christie ‘Miss Marple’ novels on my e-reader as I travel. They make for good company!
But a...Read more of this blog post »
I read quite a bit. One of my mentors taught me that I should read 100 pages for each page I write. I read fiction and non-fiction. I like history and fantasy. I like science fiction and classic literature.
I do not think of myself as “well read.” I do, however, think that r... Read more of this blog post »
Mary Anning (1799-1847)
Mary Anning was a girl with a question. What is that? She lived in England and like most kids, loved to explore her surroundings. She and her brother found a fossilized skeleton, thinking it was a crocodile. So she dug the whole thing up. She was only 11 yea... Read more of this blog post »
short update on things.
This week I’ve
started working with a colleague who designs board games. Our objective is to
design a game that allows the players to practice and test both hierarchy and
collaborationship in various forms. We’ve just started but the basic idea has
been defined an... Read more of this blog post »
My uncle abused me.
I was 10 years old when it started.
At 13 he told me I was no longer wanted because I had started to develop.
At 16 I was ready to kill him.
Today, I’m broken.
Today, I only breathe to survive.
My name’s Sergeant Major Ryan Jenkins and today, I’m ready to tell you my story.
“Mas...Read more of this blog post »
Writing for a living is not an easy profession because your credibility gets you more work and you need to have something to show for your skill. Finding good work and the kind you want to do is even more difficult since you are second guessing all your actions.The path... Read more of this blog post »
You’ll be getting the signed book, along with the other swag prizes from Back to You! I hope you enjoy it!!
For everyone else that entered, thank you so much for your interest! Keep your eyes on the blogfor future giveaways and news about my upcoming proje...Read more of this blog post »
WHY I'M A CONSERVATIVE WRITER
The other day I saw on Amazon that my novels were picking up a
bit of speed. In the beginning when a writer places the pieces of condensed
quill strokes up for the public view he i...
The process of editing went smoothly as usual. Here's a summary of how I do it:
I receive the manuscript as a Word file. I then print it out and for my first read, read it on paper, often making marks on it indicating punctuation... Read more of this blog post »
Thank you for reading! Read more of this blog post »
Me and some of my author friends have arranged a Spring Fling Give away. Enter to win 10+ Romance Books + 150$ worth of Amazon Gift cards.
It’s All About ‘YOU’
By Prakhar Porwal & Ahona Das
Review By Ila Garg
The anthology comprising of 15 short stories, It’s All About ‘YOU’, has been published by Power Publishers. Let’s start with the cover. It’s a simple one. However, I flipped it a lot many times to search for the publisher’s lo... Read more of this blog post »
People do say, Possessiveness is sweet and that a... Read more of this blog post »
Oof I sort of really want to stop talking aboutTrue Detectiveon this blog because I actually don’t care about it as much as my internet activity might make it seem, but I wanted to address this one because I’ve noticed a fundamental misunderstanding of my point in a lot of the pushback I’ve recei...Read more of this blog post »
A CAVE OF MOSSES!
thank you to my sweet readers Liz and her mom Kaye, who took me to the Zealandia conservation project in Wellington NZ this morning to see the island's native flora and fauna!
Alma would have dug every moment…
See you tonight, Wellington!
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“Well, I’ve got some bad news for you. You’re already breaking Tildy’s heart.”
“She’ll get over it.”
Tex nodded. “Sure. Sure she will. Someday she’ll forget that she had feelings for you. And not long after that, being married to that asshole, being controlled by her parents, pretty soon she won’t...
One such rule, which most schools embrace, was "no gum chewing."
Many of our would-be learners were summa... Read more of this blog post »