The highest paid business chief executive in New Zealand, in a 2013 survey, worked for NZ$1,982 per hour (over NZ$4.1 million per year) which is more than 100 times what is regarded as a living wage in New Zealand (The Dominion Post 25 Februa... Read more of this blog post »
Lesbian Contemporary Romance
Paperback: 264 pages
Publisher: Bold Strokes Books (November 18, 2014)
Amazon: Against Doctor’s Orders
Amazon Kindle: Against Doctor’s Orders
There’d been a Rivers at the helm of... Read more of this blog post »
The above quote is from Graeme Wood’s recent article about the a... Read more of this blog post »
At 2 pm MN time I will kick off Another Saturday Night Poet Birthday Party!
The first poet will be showcased on Tonight at 7 pm.
Another Saturday Night Poet is celebrating 1 year of showcasing poets on the internet mic
Go by" www.facebook.com/anothersaturda... Read more of this blog post »
There's also a Goodreads giveaway for 30 copies that ends March 11. US only.
Flirting with Fire Read more of this blog post »
Only a few days left to get HUNT THE DARKNESS at the bargain price of $2.99.
IBOOKS: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/hunt... Read more of this blog post »
Thorn Jack: A Night and Nothing Novel
Thorn Jack is coming out March 10 in trade paperback, (stay tuned for a giveaway!)so I thought I'd introduce the characters who wrestled the story away from me.
Finn Serafina Sullivan(17-18) Aspiring photographer. Recovering from the death of her older sister.... Read more of this blog post »
It enables you wonder, makes you want to dream, and it even teaches you to fear.
I had a healthy smattering of movies, books, folktales, and comics growing up on two continents, and the visions I’ve seen in my childhood continue to resonate in my art and in my writing... Read more of this blog post »
Wayward Soul & Wayward Beginning
Double Cover Reveal
by K. Renee
Book 2 in the Wayward Saints MC Series
Front Cover Photo: © olly – Fotolia.com
Back Cover Photo: © adrenalinapura – Fotolia.com
Cover Design: KLa Boutique
Can two broken people put each other back together ag... Read more of this blog post »
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel (book cover)
The episode starts with Cromwell imagining/hallucinating Anne being dragged across the table and looking at him. It is a strange scene and I know he is thinking about how to get rid of her, but seems odd anyway. Afterwards, Cromwell talks to Anne. She compl...Read more of this blog post »
With today’s death of Leonard Nimoy, I, along with everyone else have suddenly been thrust back into reflecting on the career of a great actor and the iconic character he brought to life, Spock.
It is without a doubt that it takes the death of an artist to appreciate the art he or she created. Of...Read more of this blog post »
I wonder if it's the same with websites...
About a week ago, I created my first one as a showcase for the fiction I write for children. Before I began, I felt daunted - and had no preconceptions... Read more of this blog post »
Photograph: Jane Eaton Hamilton (plum blossom)
Everyone knows one of our contemporary masters of short fiction was Raymond Carver.�� And everyone knows the movie “Birdman” won Best Picture at the Oscars.�� The play mounted in the film is editor Gordon Lish’s version of a Ray Carver story called...Read more of this blog post »
SOMEONE, NO POINT IN SAYING WHO, wrote a message to me two or three days ago, about the ExtraTerrestial chapter that I put on the website.
She wrote and said that the ETs would enjoy the chance to talk with me. My Ferret Chronicle books taught me to be courteous to practically anyone. “That’s a ki...Read more of this blog post »
Be Truly Human: Compassion for all- This is a non-violence movement mainly to speak up for animal rights and stand aga... Read more of this blog post »
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Okay I’m sick of 100k spam follows on Twitter (I’m NOT putting up their URL because I don’t want to send these fuckers traffic.) We all know who they are. The douchebags with the blue and white banners and @bullshit accounts. These ass-wipes are a major annoy...
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I’ve been doing school visits as part of my tour for PRINCESS ACADEMY: The Forgotten Sisters. All have been terrific—great kids, great librarians. But something happened at one I want to talk about. I’m not going to name the school or...
- Beau Tapl... Read more of this blog post »
This provocative story is about a young man who was initiated into a clandestine sexual society. He was spirited to the Middle East, from his UK boarding school. He attended the Bahriji School (Oasis,) in The United Arab Emirates in preparation for serving in Harems for the wealthy and elite. It...Read more of this blog post »
Over 350 authors participating, including myself.Join the party for your chance to winover 350 prizesorjust play their silly games.
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In the coming weeks, we'll no longer allow blogs that contain sexually explicit or graphic nude images or video. We'll still allow nudity presented in artistic, educational, documenta...Read more of this blog post »
A Collection of Bite-Sized Delights
presented by SecretHungers.com
Just Desserts is a buffet of deliciously naughty stories. These delights are as diverse as the authors who write them. It is my pleasure to reveal two of the more than twenty contributing authors to Just Desserts-debu...Read more of this blog post »
fetching a pail of water
killing Jack his head was cracked
while Jill hid from the monster
when all was clear Jill reappeared
saw Jack he was not breathing
and went to him not aware
the monster was still feeding
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Hasten the Day: The First Year of the Balkanizat... Read more of this blog post »
"I'm scared!" she said.
"I know," said Lauren. "I need to set you down. It's time to run."
The animal was... Read more of this blog post »
So what is “Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month”? It’s a round-up of speculative fiction by indie authors newly published this month, though some January books I missed the last time around snuck in as well. T...Read more of this blog post »
Thank you for the nice words and excitement in the last post re: this longer book. I am busily working on a few projects right now that I love. I can't wait to see how they turn out w...Read more of this blog post »
It’s been a while since I last posted here as I’ve had health issues, including a very nasty dose of flu, which have laid me low for several weeks. I’ve also been waiting patiently for Charlotte Moore to complete the illustrations for Agnil and the Centaur’s Secret. I...Read more of this blog post »
Last spring, as I was finishing The Eskimo Slugger , I saw the movie 13 Going on 30 pop up on Netflix. It had somehow escaped my attention when it came out ten years ago, but I read the description and thought, “Oh, it’s a female version of B... Read more of this blog post »
Besieged by Rain
(Book One – Son of Rain series)
February 28, 2015
The Son of Rain series is a companion series to the Daughter of Fire seriesfeaturing Evie Meyers.
Book Details: Novel
Genre: New Adult Paranormal Romance
206 pages – 89,000 words
Clay Jacobs is a soldier. His family—... Read more of this blog post »
This is the third #SaturdayScenes installment for my in-work Ghost Writer, book 6 of the Our Cyber World series. You may access the story summary and other sample excerpts through the table of contents. Let me know what you think! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Recap Vivian reluctantly accepted a non-f...Read more of this blog post »
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