Smoke and Mirrors – The Suspicious Deaths of the Bioweaponeers
A huge thank you to everyone who has promoted my book, read my book, downloaded or recommended my book to the point where it is an international bestseller on Kindle in USA UK AUZ CAN FR and it’s doing rather well in India.
The kindnes...Read more of this blog post »
Today is March 15. The time is 1:52 pm. If you have previously left a comment on this blog, check your email.
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If you haven’t tried the Darkness Rising Trilogy, The Gathering e-book is $1.99 for US readers until March 17. You’ll find all the various links here.
Darkness Rising is set in the Otherworld universe, but it’s new characters, so it can be read independently. Oh, and the deal is US only because it...Read more of this blog post »
“I swear it.”
He caressed the fang gently as it lay against his chest. “But how can you know for sure?”
She said nothing.
He glanced up at her silence, and finally, he understood. “No,” he whispe... Read more of this blog post »
I know it’s been a little quiet around Chill Out Chicken… but it’s not from lack of writing, in fact my finger tips have been tipping over the key board lately, attempting to get my next novel ready for your reading pleasure…
I thought it might be nice to whet your appetites, so here’s a run down...Read more of this blog post »
Welcome back! Here’s what happened this week – in books and posts:
LET THE STORM BREAK by Shannon Messenger
SCAN by Sarah Fine and Walter Jury
EMBERS & ASH by T .M. Goeglein
WINGS by Elizabeth Richards
THE RING AND THE CROWN by Melissa de la Cruz
ASK AGAIN LATER by Liz Czukas
17 FIRST KISSES by Rac...
Lots and lots of True Detective media coverage has led to a significant amount of attention on the weird and horrific in literature. Gotta love it.
Matt Barone at COMPLEX points out recommended reading for TD fans.
image courtesy HBO
J. Si...Read more of this blog post »
Today's award goes to at least one unnamed Oklahoma state senator.
"Everybody in [the Oklahoma state capitol] building knew who we were," said Wagoner county sheriff Bob Colbert, who, along with 40 other sheriffs from around the state, converged on the capitol as they do every year to meet and gre...Read more of this blog post »
I have been feeling veryblessed of late and this week has been a spectacular one for me. The multi-talented, Evelinn Enoksen, an artist and author from Norway,has been busy working on some amazing artwork inspired by, The Reluctant Prophet. The work leaves me speechless, something that doesn’t of...Read more of this blog post »
I’m realizing now, after all these years, that almost all self-discovery is worthless. Don’t get me wrong: I think it is incredibly important to know yourself, perhaps the most important thing that you will ever do. But the process of knowing yourself through self-discovery – or “introspection” –...Read more of this blog post »
I was seven years old and I was mad as hell. I had been riding Emmet’s skateboard, even though he told me not to, and I had fallen off. My knees were scraped and so were my elbows. I didn’t just fall off of the board because I was a terrible rider. I was pretty good and getting better... Read more of this blog post »
I hate self-promo. So do you. Therefore, be warned that this post is an update on me and what I’m writing/doing, rather than writing advice or publishing snark, and feel free to run away. (Although there’s a free story, if you make it that far.)
Big award nomination news
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The Orange-Olive Oil Cake Caper
When you’re a houseguest, you try to be helpful. So even though I was staying with one of the best bakers in the world, the night we had a dinner party I offered to make dessert.
“It would be great,” said Nancy Silverton, “if you’d bake Dario’s Olive Oil Cake. I wan...Read more of this blog post »
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1.Pt. Kanhaiya Lal Misra - My Father 2.Devi Mahaymayam in English Rhyme
3.Chants of Hindu Gods & Goddesses 4.Goals of Life
1. Pt. Kanhaiya Lal Misra... Read more of this blog post »
I am so excited to tell you guys about a new author group I’ve joined. It’s called Infinite Ink, and we’re a group of nine YA and NA (new adult) authors who write sci-fi or fantasy. To build awareness, we’re giving away a $25 Amazon gift card as well as prize packs full of our books! Intereste...Read more of this blog post »
I’m honored to announce that today is my character’s–Seth’s–Birthday!!! It’s also the Ides of March, and the Son of Set cover reveal!! (If you are wondering if there is a link to all three of these events, there is!Unfortunately, it’s a secret. I’ll just say, it all has to do with Seth and his b...Read more of this blog post »
I am amazed and humbled at all the great comments, posts, and emails I received after announcing that MY BOYFRIENDS’ DOGS is being made into a Hallmark movie. Honestly, it feels like friends–and even strangers–are sharing my joy, which makes them pretty wonderful.
I’ve learned something about the...Read more of this blog post »
I want to be where you are.Because I know wherever that isThere is music, stories and laughter. And there is wisdom.Oh, not from books and universitiesBut gained through hard times andAcceptance of one’s frailties.
For how foolish is the one who looksIn the mirror daily and sa... Read more of this blog post »
Which means not straight away - I'm working on the final draft of something new at the moment, and don... Read more of this blog post »
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Determined to escape her failed pop career and focus on her classical training, Maude Laurent moves back to France and enrolls at the prestigious National Academy of Arts.Between balls, charity events... Read more of this blog post »
I haven’t posted for a bit, so I thought I should give you an update. I have a few things coming up and a new novel in the works.
APRIL: an anthology of 4 novellas called “Stitch” is coming out from Dreamspinner Press. The anthology includes novellas by myself, Jamie Fessenden, Kim Fiel...Read more of this blog post »
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Povestirea din deschid... Read more of this blog post »
Author Michael K Rose
… would still be Michael, obviously.
It wasn’t easy getting an interview with author Michael K Rose.
For one thing, he lives in the Phoenix area and I was taught to never play with matches.
For another, Mr Rose is quite often not on this planet (he does tend rather to hop about...Read more of this blog post »
Some weeks just align themselves into themes don’t they? On Sunday I watched Rust Cohle stare into a space abyss and then a few days later I stayed up all night zipping from star to star myself, feeling just as empty. Out There is a new iOS game that casts you as a lonely engineer lost in th... Read more of this blog post »
NetiquetteI am pretty sure my site got downgraded in Google search ranking last week because I changed my index page and was posting quotes on Goodreads with backlinks. I came to this conclusion when Goodreads changed the rules and stopped me from doing it. Good domains will not... Read more of this blog post »
As you can see from the right side of my blog (>>>>), I have finally set up a mailing list. Now, I can keep all my amazing readers up to dat... Read more of this blog post »
Michael Bolton Charities will be holding a reception at Cher's concert at the Mohegan Sun on April 5th. The details are below and if you are interested in attending please click on the attachment below for a form if you are interested in attending or donating to a great cause.
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My new book Everlasting Sin is now available. It is a standalone book with no cliffhanger. Everlasting Sin is a new adult contemporary romance novel. I hope you enjoy it!!
Tattooed. Hot. My best friend’s brother. Off-limits, except for that one night.
That One Night
Cannot be spoken o...
Today, I celebrate two milestones.
One is the third anniversary of when I started work on my first novel, No Easy Hope. I did not know it then, but when I sat down in my recliner that day, laptop perched on my knees, I was taking the first step on a path that would change my life in ways I never... Read more of this blog post »
bulk :: 12st 8
gym visits :: 4
hours of badminton :: 2
swims swum :: 1
muscles pulled :: 1
pulled muscles butched out :: 1
episodes of Breaking Bad watched :: 10
blips :: 1
My mum had a bad night last night. She was up four or five times with diarrhoea and then vomiting. This is not as rare an occurren...Read more of this blog post »
FREE ALERT! I’ve got my first fantasy novelette trio coming out in June, and I just put the first story, called The Scent of Yellow Flowers, up on Wattpad so you can check it out for free. I hope you like it. Please let me know what you think. It certainly has a few surprises in it:
Read The Scent...Read more of this blog post »
This postoriginally appeared seven years ago on my old, much loved (by me) reader blog, Isn’t it Romance?It reminded me that sometimes happyendings aren’t luxuries but necessities.
I love the novels of E M Forster but my favourite is Maurice, a novel he finished in 1914 but which...Read more of this blog post »