There are no adequate words to recount or describe this last year. It has been an adventure unlike anything I ever imagined. I have traveled to places both in imagination and reality that have enriched my life beyond my wildest dreams. I’ve created characters that have... Read more of this blog post »
"When I started reading this book, I felt like I was watching a movie... Read more of this blog post »
Chop a little of this, a little of that, and mix with leftovers from the sea catch of the day. Add to cooked tomatoes in wine sauce and you have Cioppino, a tomato based stew seasoned with basil, parsley and other Italian s... Read more of this blog post »
“Our bones are dried up and our hope has perished. We are completely cut off.” Ezekiel 37:11b, NASB
One of the first indications of entering a spiritual wilderness is when God withdraws a sense of His presence. Ironically, His primary method of drawing us closer is to seem farther awa... Read more of this blog post »
I am the editor which means my staff writer and my team of freelancers have to work to my specifications, but... Read more of this blog post »
"We carved our names in the bark of several trees, chased each other like children, and skipped stones in the lake." ~The Gardener of Baghdad~
To enjoy the golden era of Baghdad, visit:
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I'm just stopping by to let you know that the ebook version my debut novel is on sale at several book channels for $0.99 until December 21.
You can buy it on the following sites:
BARNES & NOBLE
SMASHWORDS COUPON CODE: FR84D
The price will increase after December 21 so grab your copy f... Read more of this blog post »
Jesus began to teach. The implication is that Jesus does not want us to be ignorant and is willing to instruct us. God has sent his son so that we might know him. Jesus is the perfect do as I say and as I do. The current religious leaders said, do as I say but did not live out t... Read more of this blog post »
I heart sales so I hold them often. Right now thru...as long as I feel like but at least through 1/31/15, I am going to offer all of my ebooks on sale on Smashwords: http://www.smashwords.com/profile/vie... (scroll on down for all of my titles)
Amarna I: Ida $0.99 USD Regular P... Read more of this blog post »
I greatly admire Nelson Mandela. A man who was a victim of injustice and imprisoned for 25 years by racist whites in South Africa. Mandela had the courage to rise above it all, putting the interest of his country before himself to forgi... Read more of this blog post »
Ronnie Blanchard had been playing that damn song for a half an hour straight. A shower, an attempt to drown myself under the blissfully hot spray hadn’t taken the headache from my skull or lessened the constant bump of the bass line downstairs.
Fuck, how I hated... Read more of this blog post »
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Chapter 1 - Temptation
My name is Grace Peregrine, and I used to have hope of fitting in one day. This is the story of how I lost that hope.
It was early fall, and after a long day at school, I walked through the front door of... Read more of this blog post »
A second glimpse at an important viewpoint, and Erik arrives at his destination:
Agony of boiling light, cruel radiance tearing her slowly apart, pieces of her own self taken away, forged with hammers of blazing selfish will and cruel luminant ambition.
But the tiny comfo...Read more of this blog post »
Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 21
He sat back and let the delegates argue, confident that he had scored a point. Self-interest and avarice focused minds wonderfully. It was also understood that vested interests in Brasilia would hardly welcome the breaking of their cozy trade cartels so some degree...Read more of this blog post »
I’m very pleased to announce the publication of my new YA novel, LAST STOP KLINDENSPIEL, which features fifteen-year-old Katya Holberg. For those of you who are familiar with my Kate Stanton Mystery Series, you know that its feisty main character, Kate Stanton, started off life as Katya Holberg,...Read more of this blog post »
The next day I didn't chicken out, but instead told him what time he needed to pick me up to go to the train station. I told him to bring anything he might be interested in... Read more of this blog post »
You have arrived at the most important website on the internet . . . . . . on delivering the especially powerfulbusiness presentation in business school. In fact, it’s the only site in the world in Englishdevoted exclusively to business school presenting . . . and that’s out of...Read more of this blog post »
Arranjo gráfico das capas dos meus livros por Pedro Miguel Garcia Marques
não e... Read more of this blog post »
I reached a milestone in word count terms today, which is good. I still have more to write than I have written on novel 4 (current working title - A Beautiful Death), but as Stephen King says, writing is something you do one word at a time.
We also got our Christmas stuff up in the house toda... Read more of this blog post »
Ask questions, get answers, talk to other fans, get teasers and sneak peeks at upcoming books.. it's all there.
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I am applying for university this year and I have chosen English degrees, including English language and linguistics and English language and creative writing. In relation to my dream career I would love to be a journalist and an author! (Which you are!) Would I need a degree i... Read more of this blog post »
by Donna Alward
When it comes to Christmas carols, I’m a traditionalist. I like the old popular ones – songs that have been around for decades. Sometimes I like contemporary remakes – for example Michael Buble can’t do much wrong – but mostly I like originals. The new Arianna Grande song that’s ou...Read more of this blog post »
Sometimes I try too hard. Apparently thatcan actuallyblock what it is thatI’mtrying to achieve. Bummer right!?
It’s like that scene from the Tommy Boymovie where Chris Farley pets the roll (see clip below).
In bringing awareness to my glitches todayIhad an amazing healing session and this is the ph...Read more of this blog post »
I know my schtick is 10 Point Reviews, but guess what? I’m so obsessed with Tolkien that my husband vacillates between surprising me with Lord of the Rings swag and considering an intervention. I sometimes break into Elvish in business meetings, and I recently met the COO of one of our partners...Read more of this blog post »
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Don’t worry… No matter what, we’ll always have the pirates. Heh…
No matter what… I will always be there for you, whether you need me or not. Promise.
What we say vs what we mean…
Yes, I still get Zutara feels…
Hello everyone & welcome to the Jingle Bell Book Hop!
While Christmas is not my absolute favorite holiday I do love it! Especially all of the lights, decorations and gatherings. This is one of the holidays that helps bring family together (I LOVE that!)
Oh & I LOVE baking for the holiday!... Read more of this blog post »
Let’s kick off this lovely weekend with a very appropriate (and hot) Christmas novel by Doris O’Connor, Bought for Christmas, now available from Evernight Publishing and other purveyors of fine erotic romance. Can I have a bear shifter under my tree this year, pretty please?
Thanks so much for ha...Read more of this blog post »
Make Sure You’re Being Seen by the Holiday Shoppers
The National Retail Federation’s Holiday Consumer Spending Survey came out (yes that’s a thing, look HERE for the full report) and their findings are positive for all authors out there. Among the mountains of data compiled in the article are... Read more of this blog post »
‘Be aware, my good Reader, that this Pamphlet, no matter how controversial its Content, must never fall into enemy Hands. It details all known Types of Unnaturalness, divides them into seven Orders, and details the Merits of each.’ — Jaxon Hall
Good afternoon! I'm delighted to announce that Bloom... Read more of this blog post »
I feel like I haven’t accomplished a whole lot over the past few days, but I have done a bunch of little things that I think add up to big progress. Math isn’t my strong point, but I feel good about what I’ve been able to get done. First is the fact that the beta reader who looked over... Read more of this blog post »
Yesterday was the 6th Day of Crime and www.jtbaptiste.com interviewed Scottish Crime writer Ed James
Today is the 7th Day of Crime with Steve Cavanagh author of The Defence published by Orion in March 2015.
http://www.jtbaptiste.com/#!7th-Day-o... Read more of this blog post »
Two days ago I wrote a blog post that proved to be the most popular, in terms of reach and reaction, of any I’ve ever written! Thanks to everyone who read, liked, shared, reblogged, followed my blog, and commented on it. I guess I hit a nerve with the topic of authors behaving badly and how to av...Read more of this blog post »
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