What is Your Spirit Animal?
In Native American Culture, everything is connected. Everyone and everything is linked between each other. Thus, people are connected to an... Read more of this blog post »
Continue reading at
https://www.facebook.com/pages/God-On... Read more of this blog post »
I don't mind the snow, but ugh, working on cars in 10 (give or take) degrees is really depressing. I am hopi... Read more of this blog post »
Guest Blog by Nina Pierce
Okay, I’m going to admit it … I’m a sloooow writer. Stories don’t just fly from my fingertips. Characters don’t scream their dialogue in my head. I rip every word from my brain, bleeding scenes onto the computer. I bribe my muse to stay focused while...Read more of this blog post »
Ezra Pound, Anne Waldman, Algernon Charles Waldman...
My sixth, independent book review for Gethsemane was published today by Karl Wolff, a prominent underground Chicago book reviewer for The Driftless Area Review, and he didn't mince words in comparing my epic poem to the works of leg... Read more of this blog post »
From pebble to peak, from profound to profane, it's time again for Thankful Thursday.
Because attention attracts gratitude and gratitude expands joy, it's time to slice through the ugly and get to the good.
What you need now isn't the work
Of regret but the work of gratitude.
I only read the first issue, not out of any animus, but because I rarely follow a book after I have left it. It just feels weird, even if it’s done very well. I am not in the loop and partially that’s by choice. I wish the new team every possible success, I know they are very committed, it’s noth...Read more of this blog post »
Let me begin by saying I am in agreement with all of the professionals out there.
You need a good editor – several in fact: A story coach, a copy editor, and a line editor.
You need a stunning cover.
You need someone to format the book and upload it properly.
You need a business plan... Read more of this blog post »
The sanctity of public pensions is looking ever more in doubt. Last year was particularly harsh: Detroit was permitted to impair pensions in its bankruptcy proceedings, while a judge in California said the city of Stockton had every right to do the same, though it didn’t. Now, as an excellent ove...Read more of this blog post »
Déjà Date is available on:
Google Play: http://tinyu... Read more of this blog post »
This is a story of the amazing things that can happen when pure love and unfaltering belief join hands.
Several years ago I was fortunate enough to come in contact with an amazing young woman calledAlice Pyne.
Some of you might have heard of Alice. She was a force of nature and a good works who thr...Read more of this blog post »
Thankfully not this year.
It’s that time of the month again…what? no, not that time of the–THE TIME WHEN SHOUSETSU BANG*BANG UPDATES, asshole.
And we’ve made it all the way to issue #53 (collectively, anyway, I believe that I have more than 53 issues myself). This theme was Planes, Trains & Au...Read more of this blog post »
First, do not expect too much too soon. Of Love and Secretspeaked yesterday on the Amazon US best-selling list at around #33,000. Not bad when one considers that there are more than... Read more of this blog post »
- The Legacy Letters, by Carew Papritz
Read and Share Quotes from the Garden of Author, Carew Papritz!
Read more of this blog post »
During the decline of Christian moralism few groups have risen so rapidly in the overall estimation of society [as the suicide has.] It was dangerous for Donne to suggest that suicide was sometimes not a sin. It was still daring for Hume to reason that it was sometimes not a crime. Later one had... Read more of this blog post »
Me voy a dormir tras recibir, esta tarde, la terrible noticia de que Montserrat del Amo nos ha dejado. Quizás no os suene su nombre, pero probablemente sí que hayáis leído alguno de sus libros, como "La piedra de Toque". Aun así, creedme cuando os digo que para mí fue un privilegio haberla conoc... Read more of this blog post »
Some days it’s snowy, and I’m exhausted, and then I remember my rad friends and feel heartened.
Daniel has the risky and always odd privilege of heading up VICE News’s Mexico bureau, and his work is gritty and outstanding.
Sarah weaves her bookish interests into stories that are always thought-pro...Read more of this blog post »
A little crossover action in this short pen sketch by Damian Cody of a poor, hungry Fangr which chose the wrong narrative arc. This is an idea I like so much I could myself stealing it for a short story.
It was part of a scouting party when the avalanche happened, being smaller than the others it...Read more of this blog post »
Read more of this blog post »
Please keep in mind that Tammy’s current schedule is not finalized. Updates to her schedule will be provided as they are available.
March 4th - Copenhagen
3.00 – 4.00 PM: Book signing at Danmarks Læringsfestival in Bella Center
March 7th - Esbj...
A gorgeous and very convenient hotel if you want to stay in The French Quarter.... Read more of this blog post »
Boy is now on a high powered antibiotic, plus tetracycline. He can have no dairy and no alcohol–not even hand sanitizer. The one cost nearly $500. I hope to hell it works. Plus we got more Medical Marijuana. Trying to figure out a mixture that works. The pain has been beyond awful. It’s so hard t...Read more of this blog post »
A breakup, a bar, a bet—my trifecta of doom.
When I lost a wager with a stranger, I set in motion twenty-four hours that will forever change my life. For one day, I’ll take a walk on the other side…the gay side. Part of me—a big part... Read more of this blog post »
Like all authors I have a presence on Twitter. Many market gurus say it is vital in order to be able to connect with both other authors and readers alike. I have enjoyed many conversations via Twitter in the past and it has lead to new friendships and to lasting collaborations. However, ha... Read more of this blog post »
Yard Sale of the Mind has a fulsome and flattering review of BOOK OF FEASTS AND SEASONS. I had the odd sensation of wanting to read the stories thus described, they sounded so fascinating.
The reviewer makes the unintentionally funny comment that I might mislike being compared to one of the most f...Read more of this blog post »
Today my friend B linked me to these beautiful pictures of semi-frozen waves in Nantucket, taken by photographer Jonathan Nimerfroh. And now I'm linking you.
In other news... it's been a while since I geeked out about Beethoven on the b... Read more of this blog post »
Years pass. I'm about to qualify for Medicare. The World War II "Greatest Generation" is passing from sight, along with all memory of why Franklin Roosevelt was that generation's favorite person. This month would have seen the 100th birthday of my poet journalist father, Herb Brin. (If you are a... Read more of this blog post »
The third revision was a lot more minor than the prior two, and I spent approximately one week on it.
So, all in all, the first revision took approximately 1.5-2... Read more of this blog post »
You can grab it here:
http://w... Read more of this blog post »
"Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity. It turns problems into gifts, failures into successes, the unexpected into perfec... Read more of this blog post »
Ask the Author: Featured Authors