Whatever you celebrate this season, and even if you don’t, I hope the end of your year is filled with happy memories and good company. Thanks so much for continuing to read about and care for the characters in my stories. I love you guys!
Many greetings from Jace and Samson too! They’re quite bus...Read more of this blog post »
Just a quick note/reminder that my novelette “A Slow Unfurling of Truth” is now available for sale, as is the rest of Eric Choi’s and Ben Bova’s hard SF anthology Carbide-Tipped Pens. It’s a Xuxa story about my field of expertise (well, OK, I have many such. But what I graduated in was Computer S...Read more of this blog post »
Peat so excited that Messenger’s Legacy, the latest novella in the Demon Cycle, is now on sale in both the U.K. and the U.S. But it gets better! The Kindle edition of Messenger’s Legacy has been discounted to £1.49!
Purchase and download your copy here.
Want it in a different format? You can purc...Read more of this blog post »
Today, I'm hosting Jillian Brooks.
She is sharing her favorite fudge recipe.
Recipe link: http://www.food.com/recipe/kahlua-fudge-48600
Blurb: A beautiful young woman, left with the burden of running her father’s pub after his death in the rough and dangerous sailor town of Tortuga has grown both... Read more of this blog post »
Twelve broken chew toysEleven piles of piddleTen kitty scratches (Sorry, Darren!)Nine kibble dramasEight pissed off kitties (No, really. It's just two. Seems like more, though.)Seven butts a'sniffed atSix gnawed on rawhidesFIIIIVE PILES OF POOOOO!Four yowling cats (I swear... Read more of this blog post »
I know I've been absent lately (which is attributed to many days of working 2 shifts so I can make my kids Christmas this year a good one) but I wanted to let you all know that I'm in an extra giving mood this year!
Starting on Christmas Eve, December 24th, both ERIC ELM... Read more of this blog post »
I still managed to finish th... Read more of this blog post »
Disclaimer: I’m not a doctor. If your back hurts, go see one. If they tell you they can’t find anything wrong with you, but you know your back still hurts like the dickens, considerwhat happened to me:
I was twenty-five years old when I threw my back out. I was working on boats at the time. On thi...Read more of this blog post »
Sitting under the mistletoe
(Pale-green, fairy mistletoe),
One last candle burning low,
All the sleepy dancers gone,
Just one candle burning on,
Shadows lurking everywhere:
Some one came, and kissed me there.
Tired I was; my... Read more of this blog post »
Canongate, 2009. ISBN 978-1-84767-288-9. 368 pages.
The Gathering Night is set in Mesolithic Scotland around 6150 BC, when an underwater landslide off the coast of Norway (the Storegga Slide) caused a tsunami that devastated the east and north-east coast of Scotland. All the characters are fiction... Read more of this blog post »
Readers, bloggers, Good Choice Reading, Indiesage Promotions and Tasty Book Tours for helping GAME ON top out at #2 on the Amazon Best Seller list in Sports Fiction during its release run!
I heart every single one of you, Jilly girls :)
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I may have blocked you on Twitter by accident. Rather than unblock all the stupidsphere and #GarboGuts idiots who I meant to block, if you check my Twitter page, and see that you’re blocked, leave a comment here with your Twitter name, or email me with your Twitter name, I’ll fix it.
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Deep Lurker wanted to know what my ideas look like when I come up with them, specifically whether they’re just concepts or whether they have skeletal plots attached. Unsurprisingly, the answer is “It varies.” The slightly longer answer is “It varies A LOT.”
To give you a more specific idea of the...Read more of this blog post »
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The last leg was the shortest but difficult, because of the difficulty of driving an overloaded, underpowered vehicle uphill, into the face of a headwind gusting to maybe 40 knots, on a weekend interstate highway choked with 18-wheelers. When the wind died down I final... Read more of this blog post »
* Our kickst... Read more of this blog post »
6 apples (I use granny smith, but adjust for the level of sweet/tart you prefer)
2 pears (Bosc are my preferences but any will work)
1 c. water
juice of... Read more of this blog post »
Now we are told that, yes, they are going to release the film. They are just not sure how.
Of course, this all depends on who you believe.
THE NEW YORK POST says they plan to release it on Crackle, their own streaming internet ser... Read more of this blog post »
So, things have been rockin’ and rollin’ here at the Confusion Factory. Yesterday, we took time out from holiday prep (insert laugh track) to take Steve to the weekend clinic at Inland Hospital, where he achieved the diagnosis of bronchial pneumonia, orders to Take It Easy, and a prescription for...Read more of this blog post »
Frostborn is the first book in the Thrones & Bones series, and the fas...Read more of this blog post »
I liked Dragon Age: Origins a lot when it came out way back in 2009. I’d long been a fan of Bioware’s D&D based fantasy RPGs, especially Baldur’s Gate I and II. Dragon Age seemed to introduce a new level of grittiness both moral and physical to the genre, with some interesting characters, dar...Read more of this blog post »
The Amazon blurb:
Death Becomes Her originally appeared in InD'tale Magazine, written and published in eleven parts. It has been compiled here, with minimal changes from how each part originally appeared in that publi... Read more of this blog post »
Here's the full rundown:
The B... Read more of this blog post »
I'm a good way into writing Gray Matters and constantly being spun around with the twists and turns that the Don't... boys keep throwing my way. But I've got to admit, Gray... being in his pov... he has such an esoteric decadence and general way with the world that I'm completely and utterly floo... Read more of this blog post »
Just wanted to mention that you can now also get a Paperback copy of ‘The Blue Box’, Signed by yours truly, directly from me, for the reasonable price of £7.99 (Inclusive of Postage).
This price is for UK customers only, at present, due to postage costs. :-) Or if somebody would
like a... Read more of this blog post »
(Speaking of which, I'm going to the post office today.
Three days before Christmas.
The post office.
I'm not questioning it or complaining... Read more of this blog post »
“I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.” Philippians 4:13 NASB
This is probably one of the most misused verses in all of God’s word. I’ve heard Christian football players quote this verse claiming victory in the foo... Read more of this blog post »
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