Homicides "in the United States went up by more than 10 percent in 2015 over the year before, while violent crime increased by nearly 4 percent in the same period, according to new statistics released Monday by the FBI" as reported by The Washington Post: "the long-awaited FBI report was released...Read more of this blog post »
FREE 20-minute short story. Settle back and enjoy this story along with a pot of "Sherlock Holmes" blend of tea (lapsang souchong, assam melody, oriental spice), which is 'exotic and mysterious and perhaps a little bit insane, with a lingering hint of smoke' at Adagio Tea... Read more of this blog post »
the masters (great authors) and emulating the basics of what they have... Read more of this blog post »
Billionaires, Bad Boys, Devils, And The Girl From Palm BeachRead more of this blog post »
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Dario Cannizzaro is a 35-year-old writer from Naples who managed to mislead me with the title of his collected stories Of Life, Death, Aliens and Zombies and a completely black cover of his book outlined with red images... Read more of this blog post »
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My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Imaginative tale that kids will love.
Many children (and adults, too) can learn much from this enchanting story celebrating that being different is not necessarily scary or bad. Simply, but beautifully illustrated by Dan... Read more of this blog post »
What happens in Vegas,
ends in murder...
I'm on a tight deadline tonight, folks, so let's make this snappy!
Private Vegas is okay, and that's as far as my feelings go on the positivity scale. It's a standard crime thriller with a colourful array of cases manned by a colourful cast. But entr... Read more of this blog post »
Goodreads Book Giveaway
Dead and Damaged
by S.L. Eaves
Giveaway ends October 09, 2016.
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About a dozen years ago, I brought the writer Tom Perrotta to the school where I teach. Tom’s novel Little Children had just been published to much acclaim so, in addition to assigning the work to my eleventh graders, I offered to lead a book group with p... Read more of this blog post »
Welcome to day one of the party! Before we get started, you might want to read this introductory post by our main hostess Rebekah Morris just so you know how this thing works.Read more of this blog post »
I started this series as a tribute to all the interesting stories of romance, hard choices and, ultimately, love... Read more of this blog post »
No one in America is joking about adult children living at home in the bubble-wrapped suburbs with Mommy and Daddy and playing video games all day.
A recent study shows that 22% of men between the ages of 21 and 30 with less than a bachelor's degree did not work at all last year.
The reason? Vide... Read more of this blog post »
“Sexual violence against women is the link that connects the Holocaust and current victims of ethnic genocide in Bosnia, Rwanda, Darfur, Nigeria, the Congo (update to include ISIS and the Boko Haram), and wherever it is used to degrade, terrorize, subjugate, defile and d... Read more of this blog post »
Personally, my writing has been compared on the spectrum to me being asked if English was my native tongue by one ed... Read more of this blog post »
Today is the release of my new book "Sea-Arama Marineworld"! You can check it out at Amazon.com
There are 3 options for purchasing it:
1. Kindle version (in color)- $9.99
2. Print version (in black n white)- $17.993. Print version (in color)- $45.00
Sorry for the high price of #3, b... Read more of this blog post »
Panels were fun and the Yard Dog Press Roadshow was quite hilarious. I'm certain that if the footage shot of our improv parody known as "I'm Naked a... Read more of this blog post »
Orpheus is known above all for his singing. His voice is so exquisite, his songs so potent they enable him to transform nature and even allow him access to the Underworld. His singing stirs the animals into dance; inanimate nature in the form of rocks and sto...Read more of this blog post »
Beyond the Rest of Us – Writing these chapters of the book was not easy. When James and Alexei escape from the Egg Castle in a wormhole of plasma, they travel back to another dimension on the Caribbean Island of Monserrat, feeling very sick.
“ Alexei, it’s alright. It’s me, James. You’ve just tra...Read more of this blog post »
I was seated next to “Erica” – 91-years-old, college educated, Catholic, a “homemaker,” 3 grown children, 5 grandchildren. She asked about my work, and I told her I was an author. She wanted to know what inspired me to w... Read more of this blog post »
Often, poetry is personal. Son to mother. Man to woman. Father to son. Admirer to admired. As such, much of the best is directed at a specific person, often by name, yet it can apply to others too, and it can lift many. Some can be silly, even stupid, and some can explore depth... Read more of this blog post »
I love writing, but publishing is even more amazing. Knowing that the boos will beavailable. And that I try to keep the prices reasonable. Yeah!
When I woke up this morning, I decided it was the perfect time to show you what I experienced last... Read more of this blog post »
Today, we're happy to announce that Burlwood Forest is NOW AVAILABLE at the Public Library of Johnston County and Smithfield!
What's... Read more of this blog post »
Above is the link to a lovely review of Diary of Margery Blake. The 17th came and went and oh what fun we had! Wrexham Waterstones are wonderful and kind, even buying us coffee! We had a multitude of friends, family and strangers come to see us and chat abo... Read more of this blog post »
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If everything goes well, the book should be out in early October. Read more of this blog post »
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For the entire month of September, I’m giving away ONE AUDIOBOOK A DAY! Be sure to check... Read more of this blog post »
In particular I re-wrote the start of 'Out of the Shadows' to focus more on the main characters of Olsen and... Read more of this blog post »
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