January 29, 2013, I thought I would be a Good Samaritan and help someone who seemed to be in the middle of a domestic dispute. A woman put t... Read more of this blog post »
There’s a fundraiser I’d really like you to check out. I don’t know if you are familiar withEdward J Rathke, but you should be if you aren’t. He’s a hell of a writer. Unfortunately, Eddy was defrauded by a guy using the alias “James Xavier Reed” as part of Eddy’s freelance work to the tune of abo...Read more of this blog post »
In this snippet Gianni has stolen Logan off into hiding in a house in Queens while they are waiting to figure out how to get Logan safely out of... Read more of this blog post »
A MMM Christmas StoryBy Brei Betzold
Copyright © 2013 Brei BetzoldFor as long as I have known Devi we h... Read more of this blog post »
stick·ler noun \ˈsti-k(ə-)lər\ : a person who believes that something is very important and should be done or followed all the time
veri·si·mil·i·tude noun \-sə-ˈmi-lə-ˌtüd, -ˌtyüd\ : the quality of seeming real
I’ve been asked about my author bio, which says, ‘Martyn is a stickler for verisimilitu...Read more of this blog post »
Check it out! It’s the “I WANTED him to TAKE ME” contest (because, hey, that’s what Nikki would say about Damien, right?). Just in time for the holidays, enter for your chance to win a signed set of the Stark Trilogy plus an iPad mini (WiFi version)!
There are a lot of ways to win, so check out t...Read more of this blog post »
The snow on the ground made me think of winter wonderlands. I began to think about the beauty in winter landscapes and the fun of holiday craft... Read more of this blog post »
Happiness is a new list.
For 102 years, NYPL has consistently been producing the same list highlighting some of the best books for kids in a given year. Now we’re pleased to announce our 2013 list and all the myriad titles it holds. Admit it. This is one of the most gorgeous covers on a booklist y...Read more of this blog post »
This is not only useful when you need to drop a few pounds, but also when you need to break the cycle of obsessing over your weight, as is the case with those who suffer from eating disorders...Read more of this blog post »
I rarely watch TV, and when I do, it’s usually recorded so I skip through the commercials. Because of this, I’m not always up to date on new movies or their release dates. Imagine my surprise when, on Tuesday, I’m sitting in the orthodontist’s waiting room and a commercial comes on f... Read more of this blog post »
I have good news for the fans of the In Darkness We Must Abide Serial. Episode 10 is nearly wrapped up and will be released on December 16, 2013. On the same day, I will also release all five episodes of Season 2 in a compilation in both ebook and paperback.
The cover art is presently being worke...Read more of this blog post »
I don’t know if you’ve ever fantasized about kissing TEMPTING THE BILLIONAIRE hero, Shane August, but in case you ever wind up in that situation, wouldn’t it be nice to know what he’d like?
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Before I was published, I read several articles by authors who encouraged unpublished writers to enjoy their time without deadlines and expectations. To enjoy getting to just be a writer, someone who polishes words and crafts stories and spends time prancing around in their characters’ heads.
Eve... Read more of this blog post »
When you reach a certain age (normally after 25) the few questions you tend to hear a lot are:
When are you getting married?Got boyfriend yet or not?Why no boyfriend yet?Why are you so picky?It's a presumed fact of life that you are supposedto get married. That's be... Read more of this blog post »
I’m finishing up a short story about [topic redacted] for the anthology [name of anthology redacted], after which I’ll jump right into a story about[topic redacted] for the anthology [name of anthology redacted], after which I’ll jump right into a story about[topic redacted] for the website [name...Read more of this blog post »
I just taped a show for CNN with Christine Romans, the chief business correspondent.
I wore red for Ed, as so many teachers recommend.
At Mayor de Blasio’s inauguration, I will wear green at the request of Lace to the Top, an advocacy group of teachers. On the Jon Stewart show, I wore a green plast...Read more of this blog post »
Do those words also describe your style?
See how Mindy learned, through our Dressing Your Truth course, not only how to coordinate certain clothes to make an outfit, but also how to coordinate her clothes to fit her fun,... Read more of this blog post »
A friend of mine sends daily emails... Read more of this blog post »
Language... has created the word "loneliness"
to express the pain of being alone.
And it has created the word "solitude"
to express the glory of being alone.
- Paul Tillich
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy
is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet,
alone with the he... Read more of this blog post »
And now for Lea's takeover...
Here's a chapter that was cut from CONJURE, the first book in The Hoodoo Apprentice series just before
our final round of edits. Even though it's filled with some fun, flesh-exploding action, we deci... Read more of this blog post »
I’ve always loved to write stories, but I didn’t start taking it seriously as a career option until after I finished graduate school. At that point I began writing short stories and sending them off to publications, and I also started work on a novel—The Mad...Read more of this blog post »
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
President John F. Kennedy
The list could go on for a while with individuals who opted to be or accepted being the one man (or woman) to be a diff... Read more of this blog post »
Mandela Goes Free Today
When he gets there they’ll ask “how was Heaven?”
How was the struggle that made his skin so tough
What does progress taste like early in the morning when eating it from a floor
And he’ll break down those walls too
- by Darnell Lamont WalkerRead more of this blog post »
I didn't want to undermine all the blogs who were so kind enough to participate in AFC's cover reveal today, so I waited a bit to share it with you myself! Please make sure to visit Arijana and Cover It! Designs on Facebook and let her know you love it! It was ALL her.
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