Take bald eagle man seen rusting on park bench looking at the sky with his eyes , tiny white flowers dro... Read more of this blog post »
Something kind of fun (I hope!).
I have a female character in ‘Killer Curves’ (Dangerous Curves #3) who is, at the moment, nameless. That got me thinking that I should be inspired by one of YOUR names. Right?
So! If you’d like to be in my next book – or at least a character will have your name –...Read more of this blog post »
Whoa - 1999? Hmmm.
I've never read any of Ms. Bradley's work nor had I, before learn... Read more of this blog post »
I'd love to have you read my book, Hand Over Your Heart!
*As exciting as it was to win Crossbook's Writing Contest with this manuscript, hearing from my readers is even better!
For a chance to win one of two copies of Hand Over Your Heart, enter my Goodreads Gi... Read more of this blog post »
"And she said to him, 'As surely as you live, my lord, I am the woman who stood here beside you praying to the Lord. I prayed for this child and the Lord has granted me what I asked of him."
Hannah... Read more of this blog post »
We have night dreams, sometimes wonderful, horrifying, or very vague, those that you can only remember bits and pieces of.
Maybe one might need a doctorate to be able to give the purp... Read more of this blog post »
Thank you wonderful people for entering my giveaway. Here is a list of the winners:
Bregje van Gastel
I will be mailing you The Seventh Sentinel on Monday, together with a small gift.
Once again everyone, thank you for entering.
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I have been turning over the essential mystery of addiction in my mind — what causes some... Read more of this blog post »
मन्त्र गुन्नुनाउँदै ।
तिनका खच्चरका झुन्डहरू
बगैँचामा पस्दछन्, तर
खाँदैनन् सयपत्रीका बिरुवाहरू ।
सयपत्रीको एउटा थुङगामा
कति फूल हुन्छन्
तिब्बतमा बर्खा भएको बेलामा
हाम्रोमा कुन मौषम हुन्छ ?
तिब्बतमा तीन बजेको बेला
हाम्रोमा कति बजेको हुन्छ ?
तिब्बतम... Read more of this blog post »
‘I wouldn’t do that if I were you.’
Stranded and searching for a phone, Flick inadvertently walks into danger, and finds herself living in a nightmare. But an unexpected reprieve comes in the form of a stranger, a looming silhouette more terrifying than the evil that captured...Read more of this blog post »
It’s been a while since I’ve given an update on what I’m working on. With Kendíka around, she’s so efficient, I sometimes forget to inform my followers.
I completed my first romance novella. Right now I’m calling it The Impossible Ownership, but I’m not too sure of the title. My cover...Read more of this blog post »
I have been so wrapped up in preparing the next lecture for my course on Karl Marx's Critique of Capitalism that I have allowed a number of comments to go by without proper responses. Perhaps a Sunday morning, now that the crossword puzzle and double crostic are out of the way, is a suitable time... Read more of this blog post »
Books of the Week:
Nice, Jen Sacks
The Slow Regard of Silent Things, Patrick Rothfuss
Dry Bones in the Valley, Tom Bouman
Symbiont, Mira Grant
Jen Sacks’s Nice came recommended by another member of Sisters in Crime. The description of it – “A girl hates breaking up with boyfriends, so she kills them”...Read more of this blog post »
Hi all! I’m so excited to announce that Claiming Their Royal Mate: Part Four is now available in the Amazon store. I’m so sorry for the delay, but I hope you enjoy the story!
Claiming Their Royal Mate: Part FourIn The Series Claiming Their Royal Mate, Royals Genres: Erotic Romance, Menage, New Ad... Read more of this blog post »
Andra will be at Charleston's Blue Bicycle Books on Tuesday, Feburary 3 from 5 - 7pm. Come out and enjoy food, beverages and conversation with South Carolinians in Not Without My Father: One Woman's 444-Mile Walk of the Natchez Trace. Meet Andra's Dad and Mom. Be inspired to Make a Memory.
The pos...Read more of this blog post »
Over the past two months I’ve had the opportunity to visit 5 classrooms, grades 2nd and 3rd. I also have had the opportunity to meet other teachers who expressed interest in having me come and visit their classrooms. Visiting the classrooms was such a wonderful privilege, I had been sharing some... Read more of this blog post »
in high school, when i told my guidance counselor i wanted to be a pianist, i remember that she asked point blank, “well, what does a pianist do?”
i could make something up, but i don’t really recall what i said—maybe “play the piano?”—but then she questioned further.
"i mean, do you really want to...Read more of this blog post »
Before few days, I came across a lesson in text book of school children in an American High School about world religions. It stated that Hinduism believes in multiple Gods. I was shocked to see this. In fact Hinduism... Read more of this blog post »
Welcome back to Medieval Monday. Is your TBR list growing phenomenally? Maybe you need to get on some of these books. I could easily spend more time reading than writing with these wonderful authors. Today is just as good withVictoria Zak and Highland Burn. Is her cover hot or what? Enjoy:
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"You're so lucky," they all say. "He loves you so much."
I smile at them. "I love him too."
And I do.
I'm working as a ghost writer and a rich girl comes in one day with her life story. I listen to her for three hours then put a hand on her shoulder.
"Lady," I say. "This will never sell. You'... Read more of this blog post »
Here is the snow-woman dressed in a sari:
And here are some other looks:
This is a quick, no-sew project that you can bring out every winter for the felt board.
Check back every Monda... Read more of this blog post »
Seriously digging this song and added it to the playlist for Endings & Beginnings.
I was reading the book reviews of a certain Christian book on Amazon yesterday, and stumbled upon the most astounding argument for the truth of Christianity I have ever read.
One reviewer of this book (which will go unnamed) left a fairly negative and critical review. As you may know, Amazon allow...Read more of this blog post »
Every January I make new resolutions about what I'm going to read in the forthcoming calendar year. I've been doing this for at least seven or eight years (so we're talking as f... Read more of this blog post »
After marathon-watching all five seasons of "Breaking Bad," Abby Goldsmith analyzes why the show is so addictive, and why so many viewers respect the characters. It's all about good storytelling. That, and clever problem-solving, and ironic contrast.
How can meth cooks be so fascinating? Abby delv... Read more of this blog post »
Steven Brust's MY OWN KIND OF FREEDOM was intended to be an "official" FIREFLY novel, but apparently it was rejected. So now it's fan fiction under a Creative Commons license.
I'm n... Read more of this blog post »
I am NOT a fan of winter… I admit that our backyard looks dramatic in asnowstorm, as you can see from my husband’s photo below. And I suppose being stuck inside is conducive to writing…
But I’d much rather be looking out at (or rather, standing next to) those samerhododendrons in full June bloom…2...Read more of this blog post »
Just wanted to check in with a little vlog and show you the new cover forMiranda Warning,as well as give an update on what I’m working on now!
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Dancing With Death is FREE on AMAZON between the Jan 25th and Jan 27th – Grab Your Copy here!
Violetta is an executioner… of vampires. Famed for her fiery beauty and mesmerising personality, she has never failed an assignment.
Monsieur Martinet is no ordinary vampire, though. He is a master at...Read more of this blog post »
An alleged fraudster with familial links to Turkey’s former science minister has been exposed as part of a probe into a spying case that encompasses wiretapping then-Prime Minister President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and other top-ranking s...Read more of this blog post »
'I'm ringing about the two rottweilers who turned up at my place this evening.'
'Well, it's the second time ... the first time it was early in the morning and they scared the shit out of the dog and me. If you could please tell the peo... Read more of this blog post »
TITLE – Sanctuary
SERIES – Sanctuary
AUTHOR – Pauline Creeden
GENRE – YA Thriller/Science Fiction
PUBLICATION DATE – Sept 2013
LENGTH (Pages/# Words) – 268 pages
PUBLISHER – AltWit Press
COVER ARTIST – Najla Qamber
First Place Winner of 2014 Gold Award Readers Favorite YA Ho... Read more of this blog post »
From Chapter Seven of my upcoming novel Fat Girl:
My week is a roller coaster. Just after I reveled in seeing my first column in print in the illustrious New York Times, I received this lovely, expertly-crafted message on the dating site: “U don’t show pics here cuz u a cow. Moooooooo.”
My cheeks... Read more of this blog post »
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