It took me almost exactly three years to write Dicing Time for Gladness. (Started Monday, March 8th, 2... Read more of this blog post »
In an unusual moment of quiet calm
I let it settle over me like a gentle balm
In a world filled with chaos and confusion
Moments like these are usually an illusion
But I’ll let this unexpected moment of respite
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The Wizard’s Promise will be out in only two short months! To celebrate, Strange Chemistry is giving away copies of The Assassin’s Curse and The Pirate’s Wish on Goodreads. Although The Wizard’s Promise is a new story, it takes place in the same world as the previous duology, so here’s a chance t...Read more of this blog post »
Conversation with Victor:
Me: I think I’m craving heroin.
Me: Well, I assume it’s heroin. It could be crack. I don’t really know.
Victor: Start over. Make sense this time.
Me: You know when you’re craving something, but nothing satisfies the craving and so you just keep eating? But noth...Read more of this blog post »
Hello Everyone! I am very excited that todayIndieWritersReviewis host toHow to Discover Your Life Purpose and Stop Just Existingby AuthorYvonne Carson, M.Div., MA, MFTas part of her#MaverickPromotionsvirtual book tour!
On TourMarch 10th-14th
Yvonne Carson, M.Div., M...Read more of this blog post »
“While the ethical rationale has continued to enlighten the protest wing of the RI sector…, the dominant oeuvre of IR has gravitated elsewhere. In... Read more of this blog post »
My Half Moon Shifters Series is now available as a box set for the first time ever. To celebrate, the 4 book set is on sale for $2.99 now - March 31st 2014 only. (Will be $7.99 starting April 1st.)
The box set includes:
Lonely AlphaTrue AlphaBright Blue MoonA Taste of HoneyIf you'd like, you can f... Read more of this blog post »
13 de Março, Museu de Ovar, 21:30h, por Afonso Cruz
15 de Março, Fnac Gaiashopping, 18h, por Luís Miguel Rocha e Miguel Miranda, com Maria Rosário Pedreira e Clarice Lispector (por Catarina Lacerda):
2 de Março: Leiria, por Gil Vicente
1 de... Read more of this blog post »
(chaotic pendulum from Dice World )Not surprisingly, science writers tend to focus on the exciting stuff. Apart from anything else, we get a lot of the less shiny bits at school, and most of us probably don't want to hear any more. You don't get far doing a popul... Read more of this blog post »
So, here’s the deal. Writing a book is hard work. Fro... Read more of this blog post »
insight into the teen--and Newtown murderer--Adam Lanza from his surviving parent.
At the very end of the piece, his father reveals that he wished his son was never born,"...Peter declared
that he wished Adam h... Read more of this blog post »
This new shortsightedness is just a malfunctioning wire, I assure myself. It’s got nothing to do with the decay of my body. Battling to focus on my computer screen is a glitch of my programming. I just need to have it fixed. So, I set off, for the first time in my life, to visit an optometrist.
We...Read more of this blog post »
But it was entirely my fault.
The original post is here. You should probably take a look at it, because it's full of a bunch of pictures and actors and authors and stuff. Then, you can go here and find out what I was trying to communicate in that post.
Because it's th... Read more of this blog post »
A week after reading Live Like A Fruit Fly, my friend filed for divorce from her pigheaded, abusive husband.
A year later, after rereading my book, she quit her job.
On her first freedom filled Monday, which happened to be yesterday, I called to see if she was feeling nervous about starting a new...Read more of this blog post »
This series began with a dream: I woke in a decaying, post-apocalyptic high school bathroom (I can still smell, see, feel everything, the dream was so vivid) to the sight of a holographic old man who said, “Clone Three. Pay attention, dear. Final instructions.”
Which evolved into The Clon...Read more of this blog post »
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Submit Questions at: http://www.wisebearmedia.com/questionsRead more of this blog post »
Click the image below to access a great tool for assessing your strengths — and then creating a life that draws on them:
NOTE: If you don’t want to give your personal info, just make up a name/email address…but this is a very reputable, research-based organization.
I’ve posted my top 5 strengths b...Read more of this blog post »
Hey everyone! I am so excited for Easter this year!! I love the pastel colors and another chance to decorate my home. These are some of my favorite easter table settings. Hope you enjoy!
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The Naked Hero is happy to have Jerrie Alexander joining our group of goddesses! Meet Jerrie and her latest hot, sexy romantic suspense, Cold Day In Hell.
A student of creative writing in her youth, Jerrie set aside her passion when life presented her with a John Wayne husband, and two wonderful...Read more of this blog post »
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TWO MORE DAYS!!!!!!
And the paperback proof arrived and it's gorgeous! LOVE IT! :)
Get your PREORDER on here:
AMAZON US: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00IJIJ0RE/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00IJIJ0RE&linkCode=as2&tag=youaduautjste-20... Read more of this blog post »
My newest post, A Grown-up Kind of Catholicism, is up at Young Adult Catholics today. It’s a reflection from my journal about how I balance a lingering Catholic identity with the fact that I now belong to a non-Catholic church.Read more of this blog post »
Have you ever wanted to take the world of Forged Bloodlines out for a spin? Write yourself in there as an original character? Kill off characters you hate? Decide who Anja belongs with once and for all? Now’s your chance! I’m holding a fan fiction contest for the Forged Bloodlines series. I wou...Read more of this blog post »
In SPILLWORTHY, the main characters release words into the world to be read by others. In that spirit, we're having a Catch & Release Party to celebrate the release of this book into the world.
Starting May 1st, tagged copies of the book will be released into the wild at various places around... Read more of this blog post »
جف حبري عنـكِ قليـلا ..لكن لا جـف قلبي عن نبضـكِ ...ولا كـف خيـالي عن استحـضارك في كـلِ وجـهٍ وعـلى كـل حـائطٍو بين الغـروب و الغروب تبقين أنـتِ الـشروق الذي أنتـظره لأتنـفس ... Read more of this blog post »
I went on a run wearing a t-shirt yesterday, first time running in less than a long sleeve shirt since N... Read more of this blog post »
Hi, all! It’s been a couple of months since the last writing update, so here goes.
Nur eine Kleinigkeit- Release date: March 25. The German translation ofOne Small Thing. Now available for pre-order.
Moonlight Becomes You- Release date: April 7. This is the 2nd edition, approximate...Read more of this blog post »
Pardon me, faithful blog readers, while I rant a bit.
Dear American Airlines:
I think I have only flown on American one other trip in my life, and that was more than 20 years ago. American doesn’t come into my nearest city’s airport. But when I booked a trip to visit family in Texas through Alask...Read more of this blog post »
For this month’s reviews, I thought I would focus on the publications of one press rather than those of an era orsingle author. This month’s subject is ERASERHEAD PRESS, the most prolific and energetic voice of contemporary bizarro fiction.
Bizarro fiction is a relatively new genre which is not en... Read more of this blog post »
I can’t believe how amazing these past few weeks have been. Fire & Flood is officially out in the world, and it’s an incredible feeling. To see it on shelves and hear readers’ reactions to some of my beloved scenes has provided me heaps of writing fuel. And this is good news since I’ve been e...Read more of this blog post »