So, I have a couple of things to talk about today and let’s start with the less controversial one.
The death of actor/comedian Robin Williams hit me pretty hard. I’m one of those old enough to remember him on Mork and Mindy and he made me smile so many times over the years…only slightly more time...Read more of this blog post »
Today we've got a great guest, just smashing. A. Giacomi, perhaps better known as the Poetic Zombie, is gracing us with her presence today to tell us a little bit about her life before her upcoming EVE BRENNER: ZOMBIE GIRL books are released and she g... Read more of this blog post »
Potrivit unui comunicat de presă, joi, 28 august 2014, de la 19.30, la loKal (str. Mihai Eminescu, nr. 57) va avea loc seara de poezie “Best Women Poetry Act”. Vor citi: Rita Chirian, Domnica Drumea, Doina Ioanid, Cristina Ispas, Angela Marinescu, Krista Szöcs, Miruna Vlada, Elena Vlădăreanu. Cel...Read more of this blog post »
Meet Simon this autumn at readings in New York City, Boston, and Milwaukee:
Simon Van Booy ›› Author Biography
Tuesday, September 09, 2014NEW YORK7:00 PMSTRAND BOOKSTORE 828 Broadway New York, NY 10003-4805 Emily Simpson212.473.1452 exe... Read more of this blog post »
Title: Napoleon and the Song of Ice and Roses
Time: Fri 01:00 pm Location: Embassy C - Hyatt (Length: 1)
Description: Some of our favorite fantasy epics have their roots in real-world ones. How does our history get a new life in fantasy?
Title: All the Single Ladies
Time: Fri... Read more of this blog post »
How timely, to talk about this. It seems the topic is in the air, with the latest article on Haruki Murakami and how he doesn't give a shit, and the latest blog post by Chuck Wendig on how you'll never get anywhere if you compare yourself to others, and my own thoughts to...Read more of this blog post »
“Live with the Kizlar Agasi?” he laughed. “No, no my sweet. You will live in the harem with all of the other odalisques—the women belonging to the Sultan. The Kizlar Agasi and his men protect and serve... Read more of this blog post »
The Bumble Bee enjoying the gardens
One of my favorite visitors of summer! Did you know that the Bumble Bee is just as important to pollinating as the Honey Bee? If you look closely you can see how much nectar they have collected on their legs!
When you are trying to ge...Read more of this blog post »
Have you lost someone dear to you? I've lost several. The first one was my great grandmother when I was 16. She encouraged my budding music talents and... Read more of this blog post »
Last week I did my best to give an answer to that perennial question: “Where do you get your ideas?” At that point, I was still seeing if the idea would become a story and I promised to give you folks an honest report.
Inspiration and story
Well, I’m happy to say that the process was a productive...Read more of this blog post »
Without striving, life would not be possible. Without belonging, life would not matter.
You’ve always felt, long before you had words for it, that every life belongs in this world. Not in the next world, not in some better world, but in this world. Yet you haven’t dared to believe what you’ve f... Read more of this blog post »
Liz Prince's Tomboy addresses this topic a bit more... Read more of this blog post »
When Ann Harding Was "A Screen Event" --- Prestige (1932)
Director Tay Garnett turned loose his camera for RKO-Pathe and the thing fairly leaps about sets and location for this melodrama set at a French penal, read Hellhole, colony. Ann Harding foolishly goes there to join dissipated and near-go... Read more of this blog post »
Soft Launch vs Hard Launch
My first book with my current publisher was due out in March, but eventually made it to release in April. Book two is due out this month, but I still don’t know what day and it’s already the 26th. Somewhere I heard the term soft launch, butI had no idea what that was.
So...Read more of this blog post »
Today I want to welcome back my favorite Sci-Fi Author KD Jones. This is her latest book "Torch" which is the 7th book in her Galactic Cage Fighter Series. I have been waiting for this book and I love these books. This series has been a best seller for KD. I was so excited to get this... Read more of this blog post »
Read more of this blog post »Adam returned, with two folders, one of...
Fifteen years ago, Ben Warren was a wakeboarding champion: king of big air, ballsy tricks, and boned grabs. Until a career-ending injury left him broken in ways he still has no hope of fixing. Now he takes his thrills where he can get them, and tries not... Read more of this blog post »
Ho riflettuto a lungo se fosse il caso o meno di fare un post dedicato a questa autrice sul mio blog. Ma poi mi sono detta, non avete forse apprezzato Joey W. Hill e Jaid Black, autrici anche loro di generi di nicchia e molto forti? Ma pur sempre brave scrittrici prima di tutto?
Perciò non merita...Read more of this blog post »
Back when I first began on my path to living as a vegan nearly twenty years ago, the word seemed like it would be such a badge of honor, though an elusive one. It seemed to be crackling with intention, full of muscularity, of purpose and transformation and all I could do was hope that if I worke... Read more of this blog post »
(Oleh Lyn Nasir)
KUALA LUMPUR 26 OGOS: Pakatan Rakyat tetap akan mengemukakan satu sahaja nama yang akan dipersembah kepada Sultan Selangor sebagai
calon Menteri Besar.
Demikian penegasan Ketua Umum KEADILAN, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim ketika ditanya berhubung keputusan KEADILAN dan DAP malam tadi unt...Read more of this blog post »
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
An opinion about a book of 30 microessays and 30 flash fiction stories shouldn't be very long. The essay half is on writing; it's now in my top 5 of writing resources. Not every flash tale resonated with me but "Unfriendly... Read more of this blog post »
I’ve been in Portland for a week, staying with my good friend Seamus, riding a bike, taking naps, eating collard greens and too much dark chocolate. Reconnecting with the people who I love, face to face and on the phone, through email, however I can- sometimes I think that I am a very poor friend...Read more of this blog post »
A writing crony described a conference she attended. Three published authors spoke. Three published authors gave the same advice: Just Keep Writing.
My friend spread her hands. "I really wanted to know-What comes next?"
The conversation me... Read more of this blog post »
Tamara Thorne, will be interviewed at Conversations Liveby Cyrus Webb, on Tuesday, September 2nd, at 3 p.m. Pacific and 6 p.m. Eastern timeto talk about the release of her novel, Thunder Road, which hits bookstores everywhere in next week.
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My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Just when you think you’ve seen everything that can be done with werewolves, along comes this tightly written, thrilling, and thematically surprising novella. In the guise of a siege novel, in which a small town jail is under attack from once-human monster...Read more of this blog post »
Last week, I announced on my Facebook page that Shani from the awesome Paranormal Book Club gave Blood Shadows a 5 star review and shout out on their Facebook page. This week, Shani has now given Blood Roses and Blood Torn 5 star reviews too! The PBC Facebook page is featuring Blackthorn right no...Read more of this blog post »
I am not a big fan of using the blog to raise money for stuff, but I’d be remiss if I didn’t let you know about an important missional opportunity in this New England region so many of my readers care deeply about.
I would like to introduce you to Redemption Church and invite you to partner wit...Read more of this blog post »
My vacation at the beginning of August sparked an idea that’s been on the slow burn in my brain all month. I was going to put it on the shelf to write during the month of November, but then I got an email about a short story contest that made me rethink that plan. Since the entry da...Read more of this blog post »
Play of Light releases on December 8th. I'm pretty excited! My early readers are telling me this is my best work yet.
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Christina Linnea ÖrtendahlochAnn-Britt Jansson
Grattis till vinsten. Böckerna skicka... Read more of this blog post »
Cairo, Egypt, 1953 – A secret sect calling itself the Brotherhood of the Caliphate splinters off from the Muslim Brotherhood as the storm clouds of revolution gather.
Louisville, KY, 1973 – Political power broker and multi-millionaire Aman Kazim’s Derby contending tho...Read more of this blog post »
This looks to be a good, forthcoming book from Dave Clarke: Britain's X-traordinary Files .
And here's the book's description:
"David Clarke opens The National Archives’ own X Files to uncover the secret, official accounts behind legendary paranormal and extraordinary phenomena.
"From mediums emplo... Read more of this blog post »
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