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Squad Health Check model
At Spotify we’ve been experimenting a lot with various ways of visualizing the “health” of a squad, in order to help them improve and find systemic patterns across a tribe. Since a lot of people have been asking me ab...Read more of this blog post »
Prof John L Murphy's keen eye, however, was already well-tuned to that ancient half light reflected from... Read more of this blog post »
I've finished the first draft of the novel I started for NaNo month, and I've lovingly started to call it the NaNo Monster, for it is, at present 173,000+ words. I do know I have a few tweaks so the beginning of the story's details line up... Read more of this blog post »
Are YOU going to the SLADE release event???
You should be!
Some super special guests + GIVEAWAYS
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Yes. Each of the stories had to be allegorical with the monster representing cancer. Some of them slightly deviated from this, like having a loss of being in control, but all the stories still fit the cancer-monste... Read more of this blog post »
When path I strode
Is so crooked
I smile outside yet tear flow in my vein
Then peeping around sighing for help
There are things I ought not to say
That i've said
Diverse things I ought not do
That i've done
Lord help me today...
So I don't go astra... Read more of this blog post »
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Do you like to travel to foreign countries, or other states / provinces? Enjoy weekend trips to new places? Where does your novel or non-fiction book takes place? In your home town or in a foreign city? I bet you did a lot of research to describe those places. Leverage this research work and...Read more of this blog post »
Top Ten Tuesday: Top Authors I’ve Only Read One Book From But NEED to Read More via The Broke and the Bookish
Rainbow Rowell (I KNOW!!! I’ve only read Fangirl so far, but own all her books)
Jennifer E Smith
Holly Smale (need to finish the fantastic Geek Girl series!)
Al... Read more of this blog post »
Grand Prize Winner: Coach cross body bag and swag - (US & INT)
Second Place: 3 Belgian chocolate specialty bars (US, CA, & UK Only
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My Viking VampireSanctuary, TexasbyKrystal Shannan
Backed into a corner and desperate to escape, she does someth... Read more of this blog post »
Boris left to defend his country still a boy. He came back a changed man. A damaged man.
But Jan still wants him.
A man of few words, Boris has a firm way of saying No, but a determined vixen knows he’s her mate. Jan has not had much success in getting her bullheaded moose to notice her, but all t... Read more of this blog post »
Apparently, one of Olive Garden’s investors thinks the chain is being reckless with breadsticks. One of the chief complaints is that the restaurant is giving out too many of them. At first, I wanted to make fun of this along with everyone else. However, I started thinking that it might not be as...Read more of this blog post »
So excited about the cover reveal and giveaway for the SHIVER anthology. Great line of authors and stories.
Here’s the details!
SHIVER: 12 Sexy Tales of Humor & Horror
Release Date: Monday, October 13, 2014
100% of all proceeds go to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
This is by no means a comprehensive list, however, I found myself getting excited for the next few weeks and I realized there’s lots for us artsy-reader types in Winnipeg. If you know something’s coming up and it’s in Manitoba or at least something we could drive to within a few hours, please pos...Read more of this blog post »
This, the last of the Bond novels, continues Bond's story from You Only Live Twice. Such continuity is rare in the series, but the last three take this approach.
Bond has returned home from Japan via Russia, his amnesia gone only to be repla... Read more of this blog post »
It's titled "Port Royal", and if you know anything about the place at all, you must have guessed it's about pirates, or more precisely, privateers, who are a slightly different breed.
But rather than blather on about the book, which I shall do e... Read more of this blog post »
The fabulous Christian Grey Fan Page is hosting a live chat with me J.Kenner on 9/16 at 8:30 EST, 7:30 pm CST, 5:30 PST! I hope you can stop by chat, ask questions, and maybe win a prize!
Click on the image to join the event and share with your friends!
Where do you want to go next?
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Jag läser Liv Strömquists bok ”Kunskapens frukt”.
Den handlar om intresset för vulvan genom tiderna och hur det har påverkat synen på själva kvinnan negativt ända sedan antiken.
Det som är så hemskt med oss kvinnor är vårt kön, vår sexualitet och vår menstruation.
Det är som att alla dessa gubbar,... Read more of this blog post »
(The boysinsist on developing pictures the old-fashioned way, so I couldn’t post them until now.)
BRANDON: Is that the motel?
ABEL: Just think of it as a really fancy hostel. Besides, the front’s not important. Look what’s around back!
BRANDON: Okay. That he...Read more of this blog post »
Welcome to the Fall Into Fantasy Tour, where we are keeping your mind off any end-of-summer blues and welcoming the cooler weather by introducing you to some incredible fantasy reads to curl up with and giving you plenty of chances to win awesome prizes!
The Enchanted Bookstore Legends
Book One:... Read more of this blog post »
Getting to know myself again is quite the event.
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I had no idea how insecure I really was despite my outward confidence.
I had no idea just how much I crave a life unplanned despite my struggle with anxiety.
I had no idea how much I cared for other peoples’ opinions despite my seeming disregard fo...
Credit to Melinda Vanlone at BookCoverCorner
In my new thriller ALL GOOD DEEDS, former Child Protective Services worker turned private investigator and vigilante killer of pedophiles Lucy Kendall states very clearly that pedophiles can’t be cured. She bases her opinion on 10 years with CPS and se...Read more of this blog post »
Have a great week!
The AYAP ladies - Martina, Alyssa, Lisa, Erin, Katharyn, Clara, and Jan
YA BOOK GIVEAWAYS THIS WEEK
Echoes of Usby Kat ZhangHardcover GiveawayHarpe... Read more of this blog post »
NEW YORK – Harvard Law School professor Alan Dershowitz, a supporter of Barack Obama’s election in 2012, is offering stinging criticism of the president’s Middle East policy, suggesting it led to the ISIS crisis and broad instability in the region.
“It was big mistake to jump on the Arab Spring...Read more of this blog post »
Today I'm going to step away from your regularly-scheduled writing and Powder Mage updates for something a little different. As many of you know, I keep a hive of honey bees. Yesterday was our fall harvest and I thought I'd walk you all through it. If, like me, you find this kind of thing interes...Read more of this blog post »
I do not believe in failure. I believe in learning.
I listened to an agent over the weekend saying that we have to get used to failure. That it follows us and that we fail in everything from simple tasks like yielding to a car, or big tasks like selling a book.
And while I loved SO much of what she...Read more of this blog post »
Congratulations to these three winners of my giveaway at Goodreads. They will each receive a signed Advanced Reader’s Copy of The Gatekeeper’s Promise: Gatekeeper’s Saga, Books Six AND and an “I’m a BOOK G[R]EEK” tote!
Jodilyn Cox, Cassandra Edwards, and Tashia Jennings!
You will be receiving you...Read more of this blog post »
Jack the Ripper terrorized London for several months in the late nineteenth century. The night of September 30, 1888, the murderer took two lives in the Whitechapel district of the city. Elizabeth Stride was killed...Read more of this blog post »
"Yet when I preach the gospel, I cannot boast, for I am compelled to preach. Woe to me if I do not preach the gospel!"
The Apostle Paul said this. An Old Testament prophet, Jeremiah, sa... Read more of this blog post »
By Jenn Gidman
Published September 09, 2014
Yang Junxi is living the dream of every geek with a metal detector—except he didn’t even need a metal detector. The 11-year-old boy from China’s Jiangsu province was playing next to the Laozhoulin River in early July when he decided to wash his hand... Read more of this blog post »
Thanks so much for sharing a snippet of my newest release, Devon's Discipline published by Stormy Night Publications
It's an erotic paranormal r... Read more of this blog post »
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