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Pauline G. Dembicki Pauline G. Dembicki's blog:
Lucy goes to Law School
by Pauline G. Dembicki
On an old 'I Love Lucy' episode, Lucy wants to be in the show while Ricky wants her to wash, cook and clean. Ricky tries to trick her. In the end, well I won't spoil it for you.
Here are the legal issues spewed out in the episode. Ricky receives a pack... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 28, 2017 01:36 • 2 views
Michael Faun Michael Faun's blog:

I’m thrilled to share the news that my new horror novelette, Neon Golgotha, is now released through MorbidbookS. There are five vignettes that takes place in the five boroughs of New York City, weaved together to form a diabolical quilt of perversion, horror, and misery. For those who enjoys my w...

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Published on June 27, 2017 12:39 • 1 view
Ebtihal Abuali Ebtihal Abuali's blog:

هذا المشهد استفزني في فيلم جميل جدا:الزوجة تمر بأزمة نفسية. تجلس الى طاولة الافطار بالجروح والضمادات على رأسها، وتصب الدموع. تبكي. الزوج في الطرف الآخر من الطاولة متأثر، متوتر، يحاول المواساة، لكن أفضل ما يصل اليه هو دعوتها لشرب الشاي. تريد كمشاهد(ة) أن تصرخ عليه أن يفعل شيئا. أن يغادر كرسيه ليحض... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 27, 2017 05:20 • 1 view
Renée Paule Renée Paule's blog:
Co-written and illustrated with G R Hewitt,

The Frightened Little Flower Bud has been rejected by several publishers (it's to be expected). However, we've had amazingly positive feedback from several schools and nursery schools who have read the book and done the activities with their children. O... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 28, 2017 01:30 • 11 views
Μαρία Ξυλούρη Μαρία Ξυλούρη's blog:

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[Το εξώφυλλο της ελληνικής έκδοσης του μυθιστορήματος του Ντέιβιντ Μίτσελ The Bone Clocks. Κυκλοφορεί σε λίγες μέρες από τον Τόπο.]


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Published on June 27, 2017 06:44 • 1 view
Cal Newport Cal Newport's blog:


Late Night Depth


I recently reread Masters of Doom — David Kushner’s entertaining (though cheesily dialogued) history of id Software.


Something new caught my attention this time through the book.


Kushner revealed that id’s ace coder, John Carmack, adopted an aggressive tactic to increase his effe...

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Published on June 27, 2017 18:01 • 4 views
Choppee (Yusuf Essa) Choppee (Yusuf Essa)'s blog:
'.....the receiving process was inextricably linked to giving back.' Even when we THINK we don't have anything to give, we need to remember that giving is not limited to money. Giving includes time and effort. Often all a person needs is someone to listen to them. If your focus and attention is a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 28, 2017 01:07 • 16 views
J.A. Redmerski J.A. Redmerski's blog:
Release date will be announced soon! In the meantime, check out the blurb for the book, and be sure to add it to your Goodreads shelves! Note that unlike all of my other books, this one will be published under ‘Jessica Redmerski’ on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Thanks! Best,
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Published on June 27, 2017 08:35 • 9 views
Elaine Cantrell Elaine Cantrell's blog:

Welcome to Beyond the Book. Today I'll share part of the prologue from my new book Flood. I hope you enjoy it!
Buy link: http://amzn.to/2qRgYD7
Blurb:
Drawn together by their love of animals, Aria De Luca and Caleb Hawkins burn for each other. They never suspected that malignant forces around them... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 27, 2017 03:30 • 1 view
John J. Gaynard John J. Gaynard's blog:

Two Graves for the BishopAt the beginning of Gerard Cappa's new novel, Two Graves for the Bishop, the third in the Maknazpy series, Irish-Polish-American Con Maknazpy is living a peaceful existence with his lady love, Yasmin, in Rio de Janeiro and has enough money stashed away to ensure his comf... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 27, 2017 10:24 • 1 view
Aaron Armstrong Aaron Armstrong's blog:

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Loving the People You Love to Hate

Jared Wilson shares about his latest read-through of Mere Christianity.

The Church’s Biggest Challenge in 2017

Mark Galli:

In fact, prejudiced evangelicals are cause not for rejection but love that goes the extra mile. If they are believers who d...

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Published on June 27, 2017 02:00 • 1 view
Иванка Могилска Иванка Могилска's blog:
Градината на мама е арена на политически игри, на която всеки от участниците излиза, пълен с обещания и добри намерения.

Космосът например (така и не свикнах да му викам "ешолция") обещава да колонизира нови и нови градински земи и да даде възможност на всички оцелели след колонизацията твари да м... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 27, 2017 03:41 • 9 views
Jillian Dodd Jillian Dodd's blog:
Girl off the Grid is now live! This book is close to our hearts, and we’re happy to finally be able to share it with you. XOXO Jillian & Kenzie Get the book here. Sometimes it’s the little moments in your life that can have a profound effect. For my daughter, it happened during an eco-trip to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 27, 2017 06:00 • 1 view
Seth Apter Seth Apter's blog:
Artifacts (plural noun): objects made by a human being, typically an item of cultural or historical interest.
ARTifacts (plural noun): a collaborative project for 2017 documenting adventures in art.


Every year I have so many "art memories" from my travels, my teaching, my adventures in NYC, and my... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 27, 2017 21:01 • 9 views
Shelly Crane Shelly Crane's blog:
UNDENIABLY FATEDa Significance novel
Trouble and EmberTeaser Tuesday

Nothing but trouble. Today, from the moment my feet had hit the floor, had been nothing but daggum trouble.But I couldn’t think about any of that now. When we got a call, you couldn’t think about your life; you had to focus. And r... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 27, 2017 13:13 • 1 view
Jennifer Niven Jennifer Niven's blog:


This Finch tattoo is everything.

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Published on June 27, 2017 08:42 • 11 views
Elizabeth Lynn Casey Elizabeth Lynn Casey's blog:

old-style-tv-setWhat’s your (currently running) favorite drama on TV?

What’s your (currently running) favorite comedy on TV?

What old show would you love to see come back to TV now–with the characters having aged?

~Elizabeth (aka Laura)

 

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Published on June 27, 2017 22:06 • 1 view
Elizabeth  Noble Elizabeth Noble's blog:
Picture I don't think the fact I'm a confirmed coffee-holic is a big secret.  

The writer who drinks a lot of whiskey, has a drinking problem is almost cliche.

Then there is the writer who guzzles coffee by the gallon while writing. That may be cliche, but I happen to know of a few writers for whom that i... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 27, 2017 16:00 • 9 views
Leigh Bardugo Leigh Bardugo's blog:












mydarlinginej:



and if i couldn’t walk, i’d crawl to you, and no matter how broken we were, we’d fight our way out together



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Published on June 27, 2017 15:32 • 16 views
Peter L. Berger Peter L. Berger's blog:

In response to intelligence that the Assad regime was preparing another chemical weapons strike in Syria, the Trump Administration last night stated that any further use of chemical weapons would result in American retaliation. As the Financial Times reports:


Two months after Donald Trump launche...

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Published on June 27, 2017 14:56 • 12 views
John F. MacArthur Jr. John F. MacArthur Jr.'s blog:

From the very beginning, the battle between good and evil has been a battle for the truth. The serpent, in the Garden of Eden, began his temptation by questioning the truthfulness of God’s previous instruction:



Now the serpent was more crafty than any beast of the field which the Lord God had mad...

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Published on June 28, 2017 00:32 • 2 views
Jackie Clay Jackie Clay's blog:


We have a “secret” spot along the woods where Showy Lady’s Slipper orchids bloom, the state flower of Minnesota. And they are just now starting to bloom in force. There are dozens and dozens of them, too, so they make quite a show. I love the way they begin to bloom. First there’s a big, pure...

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Published on June 27, 2017 13:26 • 9 views
Jennifer Crusie Jennifer Crusie's blog:

So after much cogitation and wailing, I have a plot for Nita.  It looks like this:




The yellow boxes in the center are the first turning point (the turn out of the stable life) the four acts and the resolution/new stable life. 


The other boxes are the PoV characters’ plot turning points, red for Ni...

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Published on June 27, 2017 14:27 • 11 views
Stephanie Burgis Stephanie Burgis's blog:

My writing has led me to some of the most unexpected and fun connections in my life, and this is definitely one of them!


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I still remember the first time I saw someone link to designer Shaherazad Umbreen’s gorgeous 18-Hour Heels (Shoes By Shaherazad). I gasped out loud because they we...

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Published on June 27, 2017 18:00 • 1 view
Chuck Wendig Chuck Wendig's blog:


Everything is dumb right now.


From nose to tail, we have become the dumbest, saddest pig at the county fair. Historians will not refer to this period as THE DARK AGES, but rather, THE DUMB AGES. The greatest question I get, right now, is how to simply persist creating art and staying motivated...

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Published on June 27, 2017 06:07 • 1 view
Darynda Jones Darynda Jones's blog:
 
“It will be harder for you now,” Michael said.
“Knowing what you know.

What you are capable of…
If you fall back into old habits,

you will lose your family forever.”

 


 


Eleventh Grave in Moonlight
is available in Mass Paperback NOW!
You can order your copy here:

Amazon


Barnes & Noble


Books-a-M...

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Published on June 26, 2017 21:00 • 12 views
Robert B. Reich Robert B. Reich's blog:
Mitch McConnell is delaying a vote on the Senate Republican version of
Trumpcare because he doesn’t...
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Published on June 27, 2017 16:25 • 9 views
James  Riley James Riley's blog:

I’ll be on tour for Story Thieves: Pick the Plot this fall in late September/early October, and should have cities to share soon! 

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Published on June 27, 2017 05:34 • 11 views
Tim Challies Tim Challies's blog:

Today’s Kindle deals include a bunch of books from all over the place. There may be something there that catches your eye.


Why a Church Playground Matters for Religious Liberty

Joe Carter explains. “In a key victory for religious liberty, the Supreme Court ruled yesterday the state of Missouri viol...

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Published on June 27, 2017 03:00 • 10 views
Farnoosh Torabi Farnoosh Torabi's blog:

For this month’s #AskFarnoosh over on the Mint blog, Mark asks:


I’m looking to settle (close out) some debts with lump sum payments. Are there any tips to negotiate these transactions to work a little more in my favor?


Debt got you down?


Overextended borrowers that don’t see a light at the end o...

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Published on June 27, 2017 13:18 • 1 view
Amy Lane Amy Lane's blog:
* Note--this is political satire, and I'm really angry at our political system right now. The following is going to be gross, disgusting, and amoral--just like our GOP and the scabrous rancid treasonous sphincter pustule rotting in the White House.


... Somewhere, in a fetid darkened closet, with a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 27, 2017 00:24 • 10 views
Eloisa James Eloisa James's blog:

Eloisa loves a Cinderella twist in her stories, and three short stories with this theme are digitally publishing in one volume on September 5th! Two of these stories, At Midnight and Ever After, have never been published in ebook before and A Midsummer Night’s Disgrace was only available in the E...

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Published on June 27, 2017 06:01 • 15 views
Caridad Piñeiro Caridad Piñeiro's blog:

Almost a year ago I shared a picture of my weight loss, nearly 40 pounds off my body and on the way to losing more. Or so I thought. Today I’ve gained back all that weight and am back to trying to lose it again. This isn’t a new thing for me. I’ve gained and lost hundreds of pounds and it can be...

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Published on June 27, 2017 05:38 • 11 views
Vicki Lane Vicki Lane's blog:


I am always amazed at the ability of people to knuckle down and respond to off the wall writing prompts. And respond with grace and wit.

My students are writing police procedural, fantasy, women's fiction, environmental issues, and what appears to be a Southern Gothic ghost story -- all books I l... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 27, 2017 23:00 • 1 view
Alexander Laurence Alexander Laurence's blog:
Palehound
 
NYC Record Release Show @ Baby’s All Right Tonight
+ National Summer Tour w/ Waxahatchee 
+ New Headlining Dates, Pygmalian Festival,
Dates w/ Jay Som and more
(all tour dates below)

Reddit /r/indieheads AMA  This Friday, June 30 @ 1pmEST

Sophomore Album A Place I’ll Always Go 
Out Now  via... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 27, 2017 09:33 • 2 views
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