I hope you enjoy this true story, which highlights the power o... Read more of this blog post »
My son, who’s almost four, finished preschool in late June. He’d been attending for two hours a day, Monday through Thursday – just a taste of school, a chance for him to be in the classroom with kids his own age. It was a successful year for him, so there was a lot to celebrate on the last day...Read more of this blog post »
Just cutting in to my almost daily posts from Beer Club 3: It's Not as Bad as you Might Think (the new story I'm working on) to thank all the readers who have expressed an interest in Pain Center the Novel! My July Giveaway just closed, and the winners have been selected.
Right on... Read more of this blog post »
Cultures, nations, religions and races often and mostly overlap, as in the picture below.
This is why some uninformed people such as Ben Affleck (in this example) think that criticizing religion is racist. No, it is not.
- Criticizing (particular) cultures is not racist, ev... Read more of this blog post »
Until these numbers refer to you.
567221 is how I’m known.
My life is that of mere existence.
Just another number,
A lost soul you could say.
Tears dried up,
Lives moved on.
Every day is a struggle,
It’s hard for me to carry on.
But I think of the day that freedo... Read more of this blog post »
Geek writing/publishing craft time: basically my first day after deciding to join this year���s Pitchwars, I won a (luck-of-the-draw) query critique from the amazing Alicia Clancy! Alicia���s an Assistant Editor at St. Martin���s Press, Pitchwars mentor for the YA group and happens to be on my on...Read more of this blog post »
Sometimes love is the most addictive habit of all.
Dan Rothberg struggled after an accident killed his wife and he nearly lost custody of his daughter. He can no longer allow himself to get attached to anything or anyone. Until he meets Hannah.
Hannah Cohen is a yo... Read more of this blog post »
Reign of Shadows zette ik destijds op mijn goodreads TBR omdat ik het omslag zo belachelijk mooi vond. En toen vond ik het boek goedkoop op de Bookdepository en toen moest en zou ik hem kopen. En dit bleek absoluut geen miskoop te zijn. Luna is de dochter van de vermoorde koning en koningin en […...Read more of this blog post »
A man who served in Vietnam and suffers from Post-Traumatic Stress Injury wrote me that Last of the Annamese moved him. He told me he’s considering working with other veterans who struggle with the trauma. I urged him to use his experience to help others. And I told him of my experience.
As I’ve s...Read more of this blog post »
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Recently divorced and trying to make sense of her new life, Anne takes her daughter Aida on an overnight bushwalk in the moody wilderness of Wilsons Promontory. In a split second, Aida disappears and a frantic Anne scrambles for help. Some of the emergency...Read more of this blog post »
"What are you best tips for writing a book? I just started writing one, so I would love some advice."
Well, my dear. Feel free to follow up here with more specific questions about your own writing process, but my first instincts (after mull...Read more of this blog post »
by Garry Kasparov
For autocrats, angry denial is the first phase of responding to accurate charges against them. “No! Never! A complete fabrication!”
As evidence accumulates, this shifts to feigning ignorance and claiming misunderstanding, along with attempt...Read more of this blog post »
Bay Area! The launch party for A MAP FOR WRECKED GIRLS is August 15th, 7pm at Kepler’s Books. I’ll be in conversation with Stephanie Garber, the rockstar author of CARAVAL. We’ll have giveaways, book talk, and Q&A. Everyone in attendance gets a pair of these sunglasses and there will be treat...Read more of this blog post »
Author’s Note: Hurray! I’m back to work and loving it! I missed my keyboard, and it was good to get back to this story. I don’t have a whole lot to add to that, except to say please feel free to comment and critique below. Tell me what you think. Also, just a brief reminder that I a...Read more of this blog post »
Some of the hottest Science Fiction and Fantasy ROMANCE authors put together a July promotion. Start reading new series with FREE books. My Goddess is waiting HERE.
You are welcome!
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Spirits of the Heart
Genre: Supernatural Suspense/Romance
by Claire Gem
Spirits of the Heart is on Sale: $0.99
An addiction counselor & a security guard struggle to free two, lost spirits trapped inside an abandoned mental asylum.
Laura Horton returns from college to... Read more of this blog post »
Harry Potter UK publisher, Bloomsbury and the British Library are creating two magic-filled books to accompany this autumn’s exhibition Harry Potter: A History of Magic at the library in London, in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone....Read more of this blog post »
I look at this picture and I imagine what my teenaged self would be doing: goofing around, feeling self-conscious, and exclaiming, "Ew!" and "Do I have to?" That very young, privileged young woman would not have appreciated this moment and this opportunity.
On the other hand, my forty-ish self pr... Read more of this blog post »
[image error]DC triumphs on the small screen.
Believe it or not, I used to hate superheroes. My dad has been a big superhero fan for ages, but whenever he would talk about the latest Captain America movie or Spiderman film, I would always roll my eyes. Finally, however, he managed to get me into...Read more of this blog post »
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The glorifying phenomenon of ignorance encroached upon them at a perfect time. Each of them moved on to lead separate lives with different people. Although one of them is still stuck waiting for it to end. “Ignorance here is the refusal to partake emotions”, she writes. Look out your window and t...Read more of this blog post »
[image error]Before I drop into my review, I should note I don’t normally read horror.
“If that’s true, why did you read A God in the Shed?”
Because the idea of accidentally trapping a god in your backyard shed is awesome, and because I loved JF Dubeau’s previous book, the sci-fi The Life Engineere...Read more of this blog post »
Another story, ‘Salt Water’, appeared in Fictive Dream. It’s free and it’s here.
There will be another (very short) one, ‘Sheaf, Loxley, Porter, Rivelin, Don‘, later in the year, in Empyreome. Approx publication date 15th September.
Some more floating around, getting rejected.
Also poetry, not publi...Read more of this blog post »
Camping alone is my new summer love. I never grew up camping and sadly we never took our kids camping while they were growing up. We did send them to camp, but it’s not something we did as a family. I stumbled onto my solo experience by accident.
Now that my kids are grown I wanted to start a fami...Read more of this blog post »
In continuation of this epic Dunkirk week, please welcome author Jeremy Strozer who has written a fantastic guest post. Welcome Jeremy and thank you so much for being here.
When the German tanks approached within a few miles of the almost empty and undefended port city of Dunkirk, they halted. Ge... Read more of this blog post »
ثلاث قصص من ليديا ديفيس
(بعض) عاداته في الشرابيحب أن يشرب في حانات المطارات، يحب أن يشرب في القطارات، ويحب أن يشرب في حانة المحطة الجنوبية، وفي حانة أي فندق.يحب هذه الحانات ويحب القطار، فليس فيها من يعرفه، والجميع على سفر أو على وشك أن يكونوا على سفر.يقول إن الناس في هذه الأماكن يقيمون روابط،... Read more of this blog post »
Jeg er i gang med å transformere den nordre delen av takterrassen fra rotekrok til skogsbalkong. Foreløpig har jeg fått ryddet vekk rotet og funnet “volumene” ved å grovplassere krukker, du kan se bilder av det i gårsdagens bloggpost.
Neste skritt nå er å tenke ut ut hvor de største plantene skal....Read more of this blog post »
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