The Short Life of Sparrows Playlist
Calli is fitted for an Awakening dress – Hurt by Johnny Cash
Isaiah enters the gate and sees the Seers at tea - Edward Scissorhands, The Main Th... Read more of this blog post »
I have to admit, at first, I didn’t like Beth. She jumped to conclusions and caused heartache. And yet, by the end, I liked her. She tried to make things right and found her inner strength.
I loved the two secondary characters, Margo and Ma...
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(14.5) What if I don’t like it?MaxMax would have sworn up and down, left and right and on the holy bible that he wasn’t nervous. The hands that shook as... Read more of this blog post »
It is just more fun for writers/readers to be immersed in the lives of our characters/books than real life sometimes. Real life has too many responsibilities, appointments, and fla... Read more of this blog post »
As well as being a superb quote, and summing up beautifully what Larkin's poems are all about, this hits on a key point when it comes to writing. What inspires you?
I get inspired by all sorts of things, most of them suprisi... Read more of this blog post »
Il titolo e l'idea di base, "lupi mannari al liceo", sono ispirati all'omonimo film anni Ot... Read more of this blog post »
Anyway, as a nerd, I was into all things fantasy and science fiction. Back then, though, this was all out on the fringe. It wasn’t “normal” to be a serious... Read more of this blog post »
I’ve got one response for this:
(Okay, I actually have more than one response, natch, so bear with me. Orbit Books is one of the few big SFF publishers that understands the value in building a brand for its authors. When they weren’t happy with Brent Weeks’ cover for The Black Prism, they recovere...Read more of this blog post »
So, check this out. This is a totally awesome gift pack you can receive if you pre-order your copy of Talon now. It has a cool poster, a signed bookplate (yes, I hand signed every one of them), and a 22 page, never before seen sample booklet of Talon.
To get your free gift, all you h... Read more of this blog post »
I feel like I’m at a twelve-step meeting. “Hello, my name is Marshall. And I am not a romance writer.” Instead of saying, “Hello Marshall” you’re probably saying, “Huh?” or if your language is more colorful, “What the fuck?” I get your confusion. First o... Read more of this blog post »
Author: James Dashner
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Pub Date: October 9th, 2009
Source: The Book Divas
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If you ain’t scared, you ain’t human.
When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his name. He’s surrounded by strangers—boys wh... Read more of this blog post »
El colmo es que... hace dos noches tuve un sueño muy raro y ayer mi mente decidió convertir ese sueño en his... Read more of this blog post »
Book Title: Pulled Within
Author: Marni Mann
Genre: New Adult
Release Date: September 16, 2014
Storms can’t last forever…can they?
For five long years, Rae Ryan has lived in a storm over which she has no control. Little by little, everything has been taken away from her—her job, her rela...Read more of this blog post »
By Thonie Hevron
A cold call. In marketing it means calling/contacting someone without an introduction to sell them something. I don’t have a sales or marketing history. I have always believed that I could not approach someone for sales purposes if my life depended on it. I can answer a 911 call w...Read more of this blog post »
O poveste bună se recunoaște nu atât după intrigă, desfășurarea acțiunii, punctul culminant sau deznodământ — ca să păstrăm terminologia standard –, cât mai ales după build-up, adică, simplist spus, expozițiune. Paradoxal, în ceea ce mă privește, lucrul ăsta e valabil îndeosebi în cazul poveștilo...Read more of this blog post »
I lived in NYC for three years because I thought it would be a good idea to do so if I wanted to be a writer. I met lots of cool people and went to lots of cool events and places, etc. while I was there. I also wrote a total of five decent stories in the 3-year span.
The work I’ve done in my child...Read more of this blog post »
There are less than two weeks until The Understatement of the Year is published. I just can't wait. These characters? I love them to pieces. I had no idea that Ivy Years #3 was going to be a story about two guys. But the idea for their angst-filled, accidental reunion in the hockey rink locker r...Read more of this blog post »
Book Review 1:
5 stars out of 5! This chilling tale grabs you by the throat and doesn't
let go. Readers will be captured from the start!
-Cynthia Ley, bestselling author of Perfect & Other S... Read more of this blog post »
Posted on September 17, 2014 by Billy Ray Chitwood
“Follow me!” the voice was gentle, soft, and somehow compelling.
The lovely lady with blue eyes and long waves of golden hair blinked in her drowsy state.
Shelley slowly opened widely her eyes and rose from the hammock on the hil... Read more of this blog post »
أشعر أن هناك شخصيتين تعيشان بداخلي الشخصية الأولى عفوية متحمسة مشاغبة, تضحك بدون أن تحسب مدى اتساع ابتسامتها,صريحة تعبر عن ما يدور في ذهنها بشكل مباشر بدون تنميق , لا تحب التخطيط للمستقبل لأنها تعتقد أنه يخبئ لها الأفضل , تفعل ما يمليه عليها قلبها, تكره الروتين وتحب المغامرات, أحلامها الكثيرة تت... Read more of this blog post »
As I was pounding toward the deadline for my third Zoe Chambers mystery, my mom, who has been having some health issues, had to be admitted to the hospital. Familiar (to me) terms like atrial tachycardia and atrial fibrillation floated around along with... Read more of this blog post »
There are some things that are wardrobe staples – pieces that you wear over and over and over again thatgo with everything. Those distressed black jeans, for example? The wear-everywhere black tote? Staples.
And then there are other things that aren’t “practical,” per se…but that are just too am...Read more of this blog post »
The Russians were the only women in the world who engagedin combat during World War Two. These daring young women, some of them just teenagers,flew lightweight aircraft that dodged and darted and dropped bombs on the enemy under cover of darkness. So feared were theythat theGermans called them Th...Read more of this blog post »
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You are mad at the happy people in advertisement.
I am mad at news anchors who do not
look me straight in the eyes during prime times news.
You are my sweet limousine on a lease.
Those unclaimed bodies in mass graves,
do they elbow each other for a little more space,
fight over the blanket of soil abo...
The fear of rejection was the hardest thing to overcome after I wrote my first book. When you write, you’re alone in your own little world, happily writing your story. The next step was... Read more of this blog post »
A little over a week ago, I posted aboutcasting Wyattand lo and behold, no one had any thoughts on who should play him.
Well, that’s not wholly true. My friend, Frank, believes he should play Wyatt and honestly, if Wyatt was sixty and Black, then Frank would be my first choice, no doubt. Sadly, Wy...Read more of this blog post »
I love this.
In addition, here's a thought:
My mother used to tell me all the time, whenever I was facing a difficult decision, "You can only make the best choice possible, based on what you know RIGHT NOW. Later, you may know more. Then you may be tempted to judge yourself harshly for the decis...Read more of this blog post »
Christmas Wedding at the Gingerbread Café
Released October 15th
You are invited to the wedding of the year!
Snow is falling thick and fast outside the Gingerbread Café and inside, its owner Lily is planning the wedding of the year. Her wedding! She never dreamt it would happen, but t...Read more of this blog post »
You can read the blurb and see the cover for the first in the Vigilante series - "Who Knows the Storm."
Check me out at The Novel Approach
I'll post the pre-order link as soon as it's live.
If you're attendin... Read more of this blog post »
Today we are revealing the cover for FRACTURED LINES. This is the highly-anticipated adult standalone novel that is part of the New York Times Bestselling OUT OF LINE series. The book will be released on Tuesday, October 14th.
The lines we once crossed so easily have widened and to...Read more of this blog post »
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