“Newminor is sufficient,” the gnome responded. “There is only one of me in the world, so I need only one name. If the concept is too strenuous for your mind, you can think of me as Newminor the Gnome.”
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Am very excited to announce the release of my new book baby - Limbo - onto the virtual shelves.
Here's the blurb -
Six Feet Under meets Stephanie Plum in Amy Andrews’ fresh, funny, sexy urban-family noir about a country singer who almost made it, a private investigator who’s seen too much and a... Read more of this blog post »
“I’ve never heard of anything so stupid in my seventy years on this earth!”
This was going to be ghastly.
"I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw the report come through." Percival stopped scowling at me through the computer screen and prepared to read the missive in his hands. 'The ass... Read more of this blog post »
*head keyboard* Just write, they say. Ignore the world, ignore your chances of getting published, ignore your own fears. Well, all right, but that’s a bit hard. There are so many voices being published, different and va... Read more of this blog post »
Passion in Portland - Author Event - Romance Authors from Across the Country (edit)
Author appearance, September 12, 2015 12:15PM
Crowne Plaza Downtown Portland , 1441 NE 2nd Ave, Portland, OR, US
https://www.facebook.com/passioninpo... Read more of this blog post »
Very good article on the ‘off-grid’ mentality and reasoning. While as an objectivist I disagree with some religious aspects as well as the concept of “selfishness”, I really appreciate the view point as well as the practicality of going off grid, especially in a time when one financial disaste...Read more of this blog post »
You’ve written a book. It’s been published. Your agent told you that he/she has never read a book like it. Your publisher has told you that your voice is entirely unique. The quotes from celebrities on the front cover of your book reinforce this sense of untouchable brilliance. The first fifty am...Read more of this blog post »
I know, I know, I have a spankin’ new website now and don’t need a blog anymore, but I want a second playground. I’ve been thinking about what to do with this page for a while now. It’s a work in progress, so I left it vague in the banner. But anyway, spreadsheets, be my friends. Pwease?
I’d final...Read more of this blog post »
This post was first published in 2013, but it’s one that I find myself talking about often in conversations with other homeschoolerswho are facing the stress of trying to finish this year’s work or burnt out at the end of a long year. We still “do school” all year long, and it’s one of the bes...Read more of this blog post »
#SATurdayThe Lightning Lesson
When I was little, part of my bedtime routine was taking a shower at night. But—as my mother would have it—we had one very important rule. No showering if there was a thunderstorm outside. She told us we’d be electrocuted if we did.
Now, being little and a future art...Read more of this blog post »
There are many quirks about my wife that tend to piss Jynx off. My wife will grab him, flip him upside down, and... Read more of this blog post »
THE SLIME OF OUR LIVES: Nine Ooze-Streaked Tales Of The Grotesque
Kindle link: http://www.amazon.com/Slime-Our-Lives...
Goodreads page: The Slime Of Our Lives: Nine Ooze-Streaked Tales Of The Grotesque
With many of the stories I write, I start with the title and work outward from there. Usually my... Read more of this blog post »
Ou seja, esse é o primeiro volume da trilogia Valmont - o Príncipe Vampiro.
Agora veja algumas das canções que a autora ouviu para compor os capítulos do p... Read more of this blog post »
Since my Sriracha Avocado Chickpea Salad was a surprise hit I thought I’d share another easy recipe. This time I’ve got some Avocado Chili Bean Veggie Burgers that are perfect for the holiday weekend.
They take no time to mix together and use ingredients that you probably have on hand right now...Read more of this blog post »
I was a guest on The Horror Show With Brian Keene. We talked about books and short fiction, editing, my childhood crush, my mantra of WWLLD (What Would Livia Llewellyn Do?), MAD MAX: FURY ROAD, and more!
Brian Keene is the author of over forty books, mostly in the horror, crime, and dark fantasy g...Read more of this blog post »
The Anne Izard Storytellers’ Choice Awards Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the 12th biennial Awards. The awards will be presented in a ceremony onTuesday, June 16, 2015, at the White Plains (New York) Public Library. The program is open to the public.
The Anne Izard Storyteller...Read more of this blog post »
Well, let me rephrase that.
Very few are reading it, but I finished the trilogy anyway.
Let me start at the beginning.
A couple of years ago Hugh Howey made headlines when his post-apocalyptic serialWoolbecame a huge seller. Other writers were also doing very well with serials, and I was excited by...Read more of this blog post »
To sum up a long story (well, short story) there was an issue with the recording of Reality Check that resulted in the sample of Retreat Hell being moved to the front of Reality Check. This problem has now been fixed, once the producers were alerted to it; if you already downloaded a...Read more of this blog post »
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Hey folks…just a quick update. I keep expecting any day to make the BIG ANNOUNCEMENT about my next book(s), but apparently things move slowasmolasses in the world of publishing. In short, I have been extended a book offer and my agent and I have accepted it, but it is taking forever for the paper...
DarkLight is a conflicted supervillain preparing to leave the bad guy business behind. But the disappearance of Drake Weston – criminal mastermind and genius billionaire-... Read more of this blog post »
This has been a hellova week. Last Friday and Saturday I made a some huge head way on Releasing Chaos and was pretty pleased with myself. Earlier last week, I had sent Fate And Destiny to an editor and after some discussion on a couple of things I needed to change, I hopped in to make the fixes.... Read more of this blog post »
I’ve been struggling with something. How can I keep readers updated about what I’m doing?
The answer used to be easy: blog. I used to blog fairly regularly about my writing process and progress.
Of course, that was before I had any readers.
And that’s the problem. Once I became conscious—or rathe...Read more of this blog post »
My Sexy Love ~ @MySexySaturday #MySexySaturday #Saturday7 #MSSAuthors brings us7 paragraphs or 7 sentences or 7 wordsONLY. From Rescuing Cade
In the parking lot, Cade opened the car door and Marissa slid past him to get in. She stopped, her face tilted to his. Mesmerized by his nearness, despera... Read more of this blog post »
Elvis didn’t like to wear jeans, because they reminded him of when he was poor. He mostly only wore them for movie roles.
In the 1957 movie, Loving You
My dad used to tease my sisters and I unmercifully about...Read more of this blog post »
Behind this grand old mill building is the Mill River, which teenybuffalo took me to several years ago.
Little Springtime, the healing angel, and I went down to the very spot she had shown me (and, actually, the healing angel was along on that trip too), but really what we wanted to get to was... Read more of this blog post »
Artículo 433. ¿Crees o no crees en lo que trae buena y mala suerte? Os hablo de esto porque esta semana conocí a un italiano de unos 83 años, fan total de la Juventus, que me habló de las diferencias que existen en nuestra cultura en lo que respecta a lo que trae suerte.
Me relató que ocurre cuand...Read more of this blog post »
Betta fish are a gateway drug. They don’t warn you, but it’s true. “Oh, just get this fish. He’s only six bucks, and he can live in this softball-sized jar.”
Then you learn: they’re not supposed to live in a softball-sized bowl. Here’s a 2.5 gallon tank. Oh, and now you need a tank heater. And her...Read more of this blog post »
You’ve surely drunk too much coffee before. & are familiar with theabsurd, tap-dancey simulacrum of intelligence that this generates. Maybe you’ve also taken too much adderall or dexedrine and have felt this simulacrum of intelligence rise to a manic pitch of brilliant intensity. You can imag...Read more of this blog post »
Shuttergirl CD Reiss
Published on May 16, 2013
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance
A NEW STANDALONE FROM USA TODAY BESTSELLER CD REISSRead more of this blog post »
I never forgot her. Not for one minute. Not from the last time I saw her, at seventeen, to today. I measured all women against her and all women came up shor...
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I could stay home every night,
Wait around for Mr. Right.
Take cold showers every day,
And throw my life away,
On a dream that won’t come true.
Computers and robots are already replacing many workers. What can young people learn now that won’t be superseded within their lifetimes by these devices and that will secure them good jobs and solid income over the next 20, 30 or 50 years? In the universities, we are struggling to answer that qu...Read more of this blog post »
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