I was reading the newspaper during a commercial break on TV and heard the word “peaches”.
I looked up, thinking, “No... Read more of this blog post »
It’s my first-ever vlog!
Writing may take time away from your family, friends and other pursuits. If you’re struggling with guilt over devoting time to writing, this is for you!
The notes I spoke from (not really a transcript, but good enough to get the gist)
Recently, I had a lot of family in town...Read more of this blog post »
Time for a mini update on the band that I’ve formed with Dr Andrew Sentance, former Monetary Policy Committee Member for The Bank of England. Following the press announcements in the Evening Standard and City AM, we’ve attracted a motley crew of City based rockers and are set to organise a Rock m...Read more of this blog post »
I’ve just finished checking through the proofs of the next Ruso novel, TABULA RASA, which will be out in the summer. (It’s set during the building of Hadrian’s Wall, in case anyone’s wondering.) Either Bloomsbury’s typesetters are impressively accurate or I’m a rubbish proofreader, because there...Read more of this blog post »
Apuesto que si.
Con esto de cambiar mi seudónimo de manera tan drástica y utilizar mi nombre de un día para otro, supongo que se preguntaran; ¿y a esta qué le dio?
Cuando lo decidí también me hice esa pregunta, ¿por qué? y la respuesta que me di fue sencilla,... Read more of this blog post »
I have often argued here that palliative care needs more attention and funding.
So here’s story of federal gov’t funding for palliative care (CBC website).
I wish the CBC hadn’t illustrated it with an obviously geriatric hand.
As if only old people die.
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The reason I love his popularity so much is because his personality is based on my husband. Almost down t... Read more of this blog post »
I do not recommend it for anyone, not even as a way to get loads of atten... Read more of this blog post »
Photography: Toski Covey at Toski Covey Photography Custom Designs, and Sommer Stein from Perfect Pear Creative
One year ago, Brody Scott made the biggest mistake of his life and has lived with his regret every day since then…One year ago, Demetria ‘Demi’ Rosemead watched the love of her life tu... Read more of this blog post »
Before Lynae, my heart was just sitting lifeless in my chest. I wasn't living. I've hidden away the shame and the regret for so long, that I never thought anyone could break through. She did that, and so much more.
I need Lynae more than I need air to breathe. She is everything to me. The ni...Read more of this blog post »
BLURB:Layla took on the role as Keeper after her mother’s untimely death. She succeeded in her first Bonding Ritual, but is surprised by the forbidden act she must perform every full moon. A whole new future opens up when she is rescued from certain death by an unknown wolf. Will the strength of... Read more of this blog post »
Figure 1. Pointe by Brandy Colbert
If you haven’t read Brandy Colbert’s Pointe and you’re a contemporary YA fan, the only excuse you have is that it’s not due out for another month. (April 10th, mark your calendars!)
I am a fussy bastard about books, I’ll admit. I’m a lazy reader, too. So when I l...Read more of this blog post »
BOOK & AUTHOR INFO:
No One’s Angel & No One’s Hero by Kelly Walker
Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance
Synopsis book 1:
Tess used to spend more hours than she’d care to admit playing her favorite computer game, using the nickname Angel. She could pretend her life was different, and she... Read more of this blog post »
A week ago today I was feeling rather low. I even blogged about it I was feeling so bad.
Then, one blessing after another flowed into my life in unexpected ways.
I got good news.
A check came in the mail.
And by sheer Providence, I got to meet Temple Grandin and interview her face to face for a fu...Read more of this blog post »
Lots of announcements to share before I begin today’s blog post! As we near the release date of Seconds Before Sunrise (17 days to be exact), I am gathering so much support from lovely readers and writers that I want to share. So thank you to everyone. The people below, though, get...Read more of this blog post »
Blurb:Love doesn’t come with a syllabus.
Kelly Davidson has waited what seems like forever to graduate high school and get out of his small-minded, small town. But when he arrives at Hope University, he quickly realizes finding his Prince Charming isn’t so easy. Everyone here is already out. In fa... Read more of this blog post »
Four years ago today I got laid off from my job @sixapart. What have I been up to since then? Well, I decided to take some time off, and it turned into four years. To me, that feels like a significant, and resonant, span of time.
Four years is a fundamental unit of human civilization; the length...Read more of this blog post »
EPIC LOVE is here! Plus there’s a release day contest you can enter (link at the bottom of this post)!
8 Bestselling Authors, 8 Bestselling Romance Novels, 1 Amazing Price
Eight novels of hot, sweet, sexy, and true love in one limited edition boxed set, brought to you by eight of today’s hottest...Read more of this blog post »
Work-in-progress! Finishing touches on the sixth painting in my series called “Stilleven” (Dutch word for “Still Life”) – intended for an upcoming show. My Stilleven series all feature “deconst...Read more of this blog post »
Join your favorite YA and NA authors as we celebrate being Irish for a day and play on Pinterest. There will be over 45 e-book giveaways!
You can join the Facebook partyHERE!
You won't want to miss it!
Lila Felix A. W. ExleyMelissa Pearl Jessica Gibson Cindy M. HoganSarah A... Read more of this blog post »
To be human is to have regrets, to question decisions, even to doubt our own abilities and capacities. Whether it’s because of a path not taken or a decision made for selfish or – perhaps worse – unselfish reasons, we all have had moments and decisions we regret. We might regret not recognizing... Read more of this blog post »
Here's the cover for the third and final book in The Sunshine Series, Sun Damage!
(And before you ask, YES, Sun Poisoned and Sun Damage will be in paperback this summer!... Read more of this blog post »
Barnes & Noble:
I will post once it's up
Thanks so much everybody!
XoXo, Emily! Read more of this blog post »
In other news, Triton is on sale for 99 cents for a limited time! If you haven’t managed to grab a copy of it, now’s a... Read more of this blog post »
Watch out for: a comic book written by Eliza Victoria (that’s me!) and illustrated byMervin Malonzoof Tabi Po fame.
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“Nabasa ko na lahat. Ganda! Habang binabasa ko, navivisualize ko na rin talaga sya. At naiimagine ko na kung ano ang maiooffer ko dito in terms of imagery…Gusto ko na violent din sy...
I really have to wonder, why does ‘unsend’ even exist? Granted, it would be a really useful function. I can’t count how many times I’ve sent an email, immediately realized there was something majorly or minorly wrong before the percipient gets it, and wanted to call it back. I’ve even tried to us...Read more of this blog post »
Hmm deranged kissing poodles?Or they had some bad noodles.Their rumps are in the... Read more of this blog post »
One of the benefits of being a published writer is knowing other (very cool) published authors as well and hearing about their projects when they are in their infantile stages.
So it brings me unmeasurable joy to see a friend’s idea go from just a thought to actual words to a printed project.
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Isn't it almost scary how time gets away from us? It was two years ago, in March of 2012, that CrossBooks Publishing accepted my first historical-fiction novel entitled To Birmingham Castle. I'll never forget how excited I was to learn they had accepted me and that my devoted... Read more of this blog post »
Ticket for Terror Ticket for Terror the #3 Top Selling thriller! I hope all of you enjoy the novel and I look forward to hearing your reviews.
Christopher Parks Read more of this blog post »
This is actually old news, but it’s taken me quite a while to get around to making a note of it, so please forgive. The Ian Whates-edited anthology Solaris Rising 2: The New Solaris Book of Science Fiction, which contains my far future sf story “Still Life With Skull,” is one of seven finalists f...Read more of this blog post »
Ten-year-old Danika Samms was going to be a dancer. She was even going to be on TV for a big national contest. Until a serial killer put an end to her dreams. Now her ghost has come to Thulu and La Fi to save her dog from the killer. La Fi is a medium and Thulu is a finder and together they fin... Read more of this blog post »
I amused myself to no end on my drive to work this morning brainstorming shirt ideas for my new company, Inspirational and Declarative Gym Shirts that you should Probably never Wear outside of the House. Favorites
- ONE TIME I HELD A PLANK FOR ALMOST TWO MINUTES
- ARE YOU MY HUSBAND?
- TO CALL WHA...Read more of this blog post »
If you’re a big reader, you’ve probably noticed that most genres have a formula that nearly every author stays within. For romance, it’s boy meets girl (or girl meets boy), they’re attracted, they have issues, they resolve the issues, they live happily ever after. For a cozy mystery, it’s person...Read more of this blog post »
And awesome news-The Rancher’s Second Chance has an intro price of only .99c! I’m not sure how long that price point...Read more of this blog post »
Of all the advice I can give aspiring authors, this is probably the only original bit I've got. Everything else is just me passing on tips I received, but this one... it's purely my own conclusion:
Audiobooks are a dynamite way to improve your writing.
Here's five reasons why:Unlike reading... Read more of this blog post »
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All Sam ever wanted was to be free of her mother. With a happy home and Nick at her side, life should be great. But life has never been that simple. With the werewolves angry, the deal with the seasonals broken, and her mother on the run with the orb, Sam is more lost than ever. This would be...