My first full-length novel, Devil's Day, has arrived on Kindle. Feels great to share this with you guys. I hope you have as much fun reading it as I did writing it. The novel is, at its core, a love letter to 80's genre cinema, infused with a more extreme, hardcor... Read more of this blog post »
Tidewater: A Novel of Pocahontas and the Jamestown Colony's cover image... Read more of this blog post »
I talked to Mathew Green over at Smile Politely about telling the truth of my female experience AND my cat experience, alongside interviews of Leesa Cross-Smith, Roxane Gay, and Ruben Quesada. We're all reading on Sunday @ Mike n Molly's in downtown Champaign and I am stoooooooooooked about that....Read more of this blog post »
*A Love Undone
Releases September 9, 2014!
My desire to write what I used to call “Andy’s Story” had been building for years, and before the time to write it drew near, I felt the story wash over me, tossing me about like crashing waves.
When I finished writing the last book in Amish Vines and Orc...Read more of this blog post »
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I’ve hurt the one person that means the most to me in life; the only woman I have ever fucking loved. I let the drugs, alcohol and wild life take over; consume me. I...Read more of this blog post »
Two articles caught my attention in the last few days. One, in a Christian magazine, reported how many college students are losing their faith and leaving the church. The writer suggested that we not even allow our college age kids to leave home unless they are firmly grounded in scripture. The s...Read more of this blog post »
Hey, all! Check out the cover for Ringing True (Wanting #2). As with book one in this series, the cover was designed by the fab LC Chase. :D
And the tentative blurb:
When his boyfriend, Laurie, sweeps him off on a romantic getaway, the last thing Jonah expects is a marriage proposal. They’ve o...Read more of this blog post »
Happy summer, friends! I hope yours has been better than mine, lol. Actually, we've had lots of good excitement to match the not-so-good kind since we moved five weeks ago. I feel like I've been out of touch because we're without wifi at home, so I want to share a big, fat Kaidan teaser. ;) This... Read more of this blog post »
To me, music must have three elements: rhythm, melody and harmony. I played piano, violin and guitar, and also sang (choir and theatre). I had a grounding in classical music as a result, and a correspondingly particular ear. As I’ve said before, my taste is eclectic; I’ll give just about anythin... Read more of this blog post »
The first fan art for All the Bright Places. It’s so exciting to see! Thank you to Ksenia of the Ukraine for her lovely tribute to Violet, Finch, and the book.Read more of this blog post »
You've been warned...
Morgan quickly lunged forward, and pressed the stake firmly over his heart. “You are despicable.”
“Necessary. Especially for someone as puny as you.” With ease Rafe flipped the piece of sharpened wood out of her fingers, twirled it around a coup... Read more of this blog post »
Four years ago our world ended with the lightning fast spread of the wolfman plague. The lucky ones died. Men who survived became something from the Twilight Zone growing larger, stronger and faster with better senses than us mere humans. Oh, and aggressive? ‘Roid rage is nothing... Read more of this blog post »
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She waited till...Read more of this blog post »
I hear this every once in a while. I think it’s a pretty fundamental misunderstanding of what writers do, authorial intent, the value of a reveal, character evolution, the difference between a writer’s voice and a character’s, and the ability of a character to recognize bad behavior and try to co...Read more of this blog post »
It's finally here! The Burning Through Gravity cover reveal! (New Adult Romance)
Burning Through Gravity releases Tuesday, August 12th!In just a few short weeks!There will be special pricing for the first 24 hours so you won't want to miss that! Here's a little bit about the book.
N... Read more of this blog post »
Some time ago, The Rock Stars of Romance were kind enough to post the famous Kitchen Table Outtake from Gabriel's Rapture . Recently, I've heard from a number of readers who had heard about the outtake but couldn't find it, etc.
Here it is.
(NB. Please test the sturdiness of any kitch... Read more of this blog post »
Today, July 26, is the last day to grab .99cent copies of But the Angels Never Came, Farmers and Cannibals, Just After the Fall, and The Church Peak Hotel: Revisited. If you haven't picked up your copies yet, they're available at Amazon.com and Amazon.uk.co. Check out the links below. T... Read more of this blog post »
Nothing was... Read more of this blog post »
1. It's arranged topically, not historically.
2. It nevertheless deals with these topics by going over how various thinkers throughout history have addressed them -- although not exhaustively of course.
3. It's act... Read more of this blog post »
There should be a review, too. Thanks 3 Partners!
And thanks to Tera Shanley for featuring Goddess, Awakened on her blog today! My author friends are the best. :)
Today's the last day to enter the Godd... Read more of this blog post »
Don’t stop looking at me | Alina and the Darkling
Sean O’Pry: The Darkling
Alicia Vikander: Alina Starkov
Intense. I like it.Read more of this blog post »
I’ve been trying to do more lately, with the predictable result that I’m getting tired out more (and blogging less)! I spent last weekend in my annual post-Readercon visit with writer pals Ann Zeddies and Geary Gravel. Wherein we talk ’til all hours, eat far too much cake, and engage in productiv...Read more of this blog post »
Now seems like an apposite time to remember, Congress intends no more thanCongress smiles. As Ken Shepsle put it in his classic paper Congress is a “They,” not an “It”:
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Legislative intent is an internally inconsistent, self-contradictoryexpression. Therefore, it has no meaning. To claim otherwise...
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