I launched the first edition of my newsletter today…but it’s not too late to sign up. Included in this issues was an exclusive teaser picture and excerpt from my next book, Little Love on The Prairie.Read more of this blog post »
The awesomely talented and kind Teresa Frohock is giving away my book — WITH ANNOTATIONS, if you request (and you should request that)! Literally all you gotta do is post a comment on her page:
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Hey People of Earth!
I’ve been having a great day. Wanna know why? I’ve done absolutely nothing for the past fourteen hours or so. No writing, no reading, no homework. Nothing. I did practiced my calligraphy for maybe two hours, then procrastinated for the rest of the day....
A new book of mine, Reaper’s Fire was mis-listed for sale last night on Amazon. The price will be $5.99 (NOT $11.99 as listed, this was a mistake), and the blurb is incomplete.We will be working to resolve this. I know many of you have already seen it and have felt betrayed by this g...Read more of this blog post »
Brooks took the butterfly and set it on the round coffee table before he reached behind Natasha’s head. His touch was simply erotic as he pulled her loose braid completely apart. He slipped his fingers into her hair and cupped the back of her head.
H...Read more of this blog post »
First of all, in terms of history I’d like to say the vast majority of the medieval world as we think of it was all kinds of people with various shades of brown skin moving back and forth across borders. Yes, there were people in remote little areas who might have never encountered anyone who lo...Read more of this blog post »
I was interviewed by The Book Doctors in the Huffington Post today in an article entitled “Josh Funk on the War Between Pancakes & French Toast, SCBWI & Getting Published” – it’s probably the most in depth interview I’ve done to date, with some seriously awesome questions, such as:
Conflux 11 took place from Friday 2 October until Monday 5 October.As is always the case, there was a lot of good programming to see, so I had to split my report into two parts. You can read the first part here.
Sean Williams, Abigail Nathan, Karen Simpson Nikakis, Jo Clay and I on the self-ed...Read more of this blog post »
Rand Hart began life in the late 20th century as a real estate agent turned professional gambler who wins an Atlantic-class yacht in a poker game and takes to traveling the world on his new acquisition. Rand’s predecessor also did the occasional “odd job” for extra cash when Lady Luck didn’t seem...Read more of this blog post »
Im really missing being on anchor. The marina has its benefits of course, I’ve already been for lots of walks along the pontoon for example. There’s just so much more to see and do when we’re on anchor and I’m missing my daily tropical fish TV. The weather has been bad so for the past two days I’...Read more of this blog post »
You can now read the first chapter from the latest novel in the Cormoran Strike series, Career of Evil. Visit the Career of Evil page now to read this sneak peek. You can also read the second chapter by visiting the Time website.
Career of Evil will be available to buy from the 20th October- preor...Read more of this blog post »
As many of you will now know, I am totally thrilled to announce that I am one of the winners of the 2015 QLD Premier’s Young Publishers and Writers Awards. The awards were announced at a ceremony at the State Library of QLD last Friday night. There was a wonderful, upbeat vibe at the awards this...Read more of this blog post »
So, I just saw that new Kia commercial ripping on participation trophies. Take a peek.
I get it. I really do. Some people feel that giving everyone trophies makes winning one seem like less of an accomplishment. And when everyone gets a trophy for just showing up, we aren’t teaching our kids how...Read more of this blog post »
Science fiction, when I was a child, constituted my fantasy life. I read such science fiction books as were available to a kid in a small town with no actual bookstore, and I watched what I could on a television with three or four channels. Star Trek and Twilight Zone were staples. As I got to hi...Read more of this blog post »
Every life is a suicide
Every life is a suicide.
Every life is a suicide.
Sorry, wrong meeting.
I wrot...Read more of this blog post »
Christina Harding, the very talented writer of sexy supernatural erotic romance, has published a guest post I wrote about Student-Teacher romance. Check it out here, as well as her wonderful stories. Here’s an excerpt from my post:
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Writing about student-teacher romances is interesting. It’s abou...
People are motivated to learn languages for different reasons.
It might be because you’ve moved abroad and wish to understand the native tongue of the people who call that place home. Perhaps it’s for a work-related purpose. Other times, it stems from an interest or appreciation of a certain count...Read more of this blog post »
Useful Tools for Teachers
Padlet is a versatile, easy to use tool for every teacher’s toolkit. Let’s dive into Padlet and Learn the Basics.
At the bottom of this post, I have a Padlet that is temporarily open for you to post and share your favorite edtech tools.Richard Byrne, author of Free T... Read more of this blog post »
(Print Shop | GA, USA)Print Shop | GA, USA
(Our office has two sets of glass doors, both of which swing open like French doors. There are door handles on the outside leading in, and a push bar to get out. For some reason customers can not figure out how to get into the shop using the handle. I wa...Read more of this blog post »
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