Each issue of Thought Notebook Journal has a specific focus; the fourth will dive into the minds of societies from around... Read more of this blog post »
As writers we’ve all had this dream which involves quitting the dreaded day job and focusing 100% on our writing. In our self-absorbed dementia that dream could also include writing on our yacht or inside a cabin in the woods. In our spare time we attend massive book signing events and talk abou...Read more of this blog post »
It's time for the latest check in for my 2015 photography challenge, and a look at how things went in May. I took lots of other pictures over the course of the month, but when it came time to review them there were two things that stood out as noteworthy. In the end I'm opting to share only one.
A...Read more of this blog post »
Piggy isn’t home this week. She’s in New York, where, on June 4, she will be honored at the Sackler Center First Awards at the Brooklyn Museum. The ceremony will include her acceptance speech – which we have been polishing relentlessly – a 20 minute video retrospective of her career, and an on...Read more of this blog post »
Welcome to the first annual MM Memorial Day Scavenger Hunt! 10 Days, 30 Blogs, and loads of prizes! The rules are simple: At each stop on the tour you’ll find a military themed picture with a word or words. Collect the words and figure out the secret phrase (HINT: It’s lyrics to a song). Onc...Read more of this blog post »
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Classic historical fiction
At the age of eight, I read Eagle of the Ninth, my first encounter with historical fiction. I became hooked. Since then, I have been read Nigel Tranter, John Prebble, Conn Igguden, Simon Scarrow, Ruth Do...Read more of this blog post »
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“Cami you have got to calm down, you can’t do anything rash here.” I listened to my best friend of fifteen years while I took a sip of my gin and tonic. Inside I was a fuming mass of destruction ready to detonat...
“Babygirl,” he says In a voice that is one part Laughter and one not. “Daddy,” she responds, Filling the room with sassy Play and all her love. B is for Babygirl. In the best of times, this is the picture of a Daddy and babygirl D/s relationship. Lots of playfulness, lots of love, and maybe, […]... Read more of this blog post »
Rain Bauer is a beautiful 22 year old woman. Her new home is a park bench on the sidewalk alongside a multi-story building of condominiums. Rain is homeless.
Ethan Hawthorne lives in a swanky 7th floor loft with his roommate Ca...Read more of this blog post »
It’s Tuesday, so here’s another teaser from Satisfaction (Club X #4) coming JULY 14! This one is definitely NSFW Enjoy!
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Hardest thing about character development?
For me, one of the tricks of character development is to choose a name. Names are important and when developing a character, having the name tells me a great deal. I like my names to evoke a feeling about who the character is. When I wrote A Wild Rid...Read more of this blog post »
Signing Trusting God with St. Therese
Preparing to speak on Working with Your Child’s Temperament. (Notice how I tried to match my blog?)
My lovely St. Therese poster (framed by my neighbor) and coming attractions.
A Spiritual Growth Plan for Your Choleric Child. Released May 15.
Frida...Read more of this blog post »
Last day of May, I turned 48 but I feel 58. Comix grind keeps me too sedentary. Luckily, my gal Jen took me off-grid for a brief camping stint in humid Jenny Jump, NJ where we set up a tent and hammock, grilled meat and corn, hiked, got bit by a million mosquitoes, and the cosmos let me see Venus... Read more of this blog post »
After doing so many different projects and sales to benefit the mothers in all of our lives, I decided it was time to honor the fathers too. Check out this fun brass Money Clip, with a line from my Father’s Day poem engraved on it. It says: “You never asked me to follow in your footsteps, but alw...Read more of this blog post »
New book! Excitement! Fervor!
For the next 48 hours, Back in Black, the fourth book in the Awake in the Dark series will be $2.99.
Here are the links:
By Thursday evening the price will go up to $4.99, so grab this baby while it’s hot off of the pre...Read more of this blog post »
There is a security company that encourages itsemployees tohack into the company’s security in their free time.If you manage to get in, you don’t fired, but a bonus. Each exposed exploit strengthens the overall system.
Every established company should similarly put out a similar challenge to its e...Read more of this blog post »
Surrounded by Water, Stefanie Freele’s debut collection from Press 53 (2012), is a mix of short-shorts and short stories. Many of the ideas in the collection absurd and funny, like when a woman buys her friend Hugh a birthday cake complete with a woman inside who will jump out and sing—except...Read more of this blog post »
Alsof je het instructieboekje kwijt bent.
“Hoe overleef ik Nederland. In 3 stappen naar efficient burgerschap.”
Of misschien heb ik het gewoon nooit ontvangen.
Ze zijn vergeten om het op te sturen.
Het zat...Read more of this blog post »
Философска и смешна поезия от древен Китай,европейското Средновековие, Македония и Българияв брой 5 на списание НО ПОЕЗИЯ.
Под редакцията на Никита Нанкови с дейното сътрудничество на група студентиот Университета Уенжоу-Кейн в Китай.
Върховните и пространни свободни размишленияна Пламен Антов... Read more of this blog post »
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Moving day is on Thursday, and I am sitting in a half-empty house. I’m moving to a lovely but much smaller house, and I’ve given away a lot of furniture, all of which was picked up over the weekend. New, appropriately sized couches and chairs and tables...Read more of this blog post »
Have I ever mentioned that I’m a little superstitious? Well, I am, at least about things that seem to be too good to be true. That’s why I’ve waited until now to tell you about something I first learned back in early April.
Paul Genesse Interviews Me
I’ve been invited to be one of the featured aut...Read more of this blog post »
1636: The Cardinal Virtues – Snippet 35
Étienne Servien made all possible speed away from Beville-le-Comte. Richelieu had been clinging to life when they had parted; God only knew whether he was still alive. His young Guard companion had not accompanied him to the qu...Read more of this blog post »
Welcome back to the Spanking from A-Z blog challenge, hosted by Celeste Jones and Spanking Romance Reviews.
I am on to letter C and I am going to insist that if you have not read Aubrey Cara's debut novel, Chasing Delia, then you need to fix that right now! Aubrey has this awesome way of mixing u... Read more of this blog post »
Ella Quinn-A Kiss for Lady Mary Ella’s giving away one digital copy to a commenter. Ella Quinn’s bachelors do as they like and take what they want. But when the objects of their desire are bold, beautiful women, the rules … Continued
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Lots of things going on with the release of SWEET ACHE so I wanted to make sure to give you all one place to go to find the details.
June 2nd – June 12th – The big one is the blog tour going on with The Rock Stars of Romance. The tour schedule is HERE and make sure to enter the rafflecop...Read more of this blog post »
...it really ought to be "the most important work of 2015" (as described by Comixology), wouldn't you say? Well, maybe. Without giving anything away, based on past experience, you might expect that the One Comic crew wasn't quite as convinced by the overwhelming significance of Providence #1....Read more of this blog post »
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the experience of using Princess Diana as a minor, but important, character in my first novel, Dance For A Dead Princess. Some readers have understood that I wanted to preserve my own view of Diana in the book. She was a beautiful, naive, young woman, looking...Read more of this blog post »
Sometimes I like to mix things up a bit, and sometimes, I just get mixed up, period! As they say, I’m a day late and a dollar short with this post and review. Mea culpa, Megan! Please welcome, Megan O(‘Russell, by no means a stranger to Living the Dream. As you may remember, her first book, The T...Read more of this blog post »
The following article was originally published on strengthsensei.com. It is repurposed here with permission from Charles R. Poliquin.
It seems only natural that the concept of eccentric weight training has become associated with a man considered one of the most eccentric in bodybuilding, Arthur...Read more of this blog post »
That was the question asked of me a few years ago, which led me to come up with a session on this topic that I undertook at Smut by the Sea in Scarborough this year.
I started off by asking the delegates, “Why are werewolves so popular in erotic romance?” an... Read more of this blog post »
Hallo ihr Lieben,
ab Juni 2015 liegen die Rechte für die “Assjah”-Reihe endlich wieder bei mir, da Bookshouse die Bücher aus dem Programm genommen hat. Daherkönnt ihr ab sofort bei mir die letzten Exemplare der “Assjah”-Reihe zum Supersonderpreis von 15,- (statt vorher 26,-) erwerben. Die Bücher s...Read more of this blog post »
That’s a thing, right? ;-)
For anyone who doesn’t know, or perhaps forgot, Coming Together: In Vein is a collec...Read more of this blog post »
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