Monday 8/29 Powell's (Portland) 7:30, with journalist Anthony Effinger who will be reading from his novel-in-progress that I'm super-excited about.
Tuesday 8/30 Book Passage (Mari... Read more of this blog post »
The reviews are in and they’ve been pretty good so far (mostly four stars, which I can live with). Here are a few of the blogger reviews that gave spotlights to the book on their respective blogs. You should go check them out, if only to read the full reviews andsee how I cleverly cherry picked t...Read more of this blog post »
Here's what the book is about:
Laurel Moore’s ideal future consists of two things: a steady career and a stable relationship. Now that she’s got the job part down, she’s ready... Read more of this blog post »
Shoch couldn’t decide what to call me in this letter of his. He started with a formal My Lord. Too formal, because he crossed it out. He tried for Master next, but that didn’t suit him either. So he ran a line through that too. Then there’s a word with so many lines throu...Read more of this blog post »
Allora, Buck ed io ne abbiamo parlato a lungo, questa notte. Lui diceva che non poteva restare indifferente a una cosa così triste accaduta in Centro Italia, dove vivono così tanti suoi parenti lupeschi. Io ero assolutamente d’accordo. Quindi ci è venuta quest’idea che adesso vi proponiamo. Pubb...Read more of this blog post »
THE LAST WORD
JOSEPH JAMES KINCAID 1933-2016
It is not easy to explain my situation to my friends and family but I’m going to try. We were married forty-five years. We have two grown children who have their own families. In our seven-year struggle with cancer, we tried everything the doc...Read more of this blog post »
A killer smile can only get a girl so far. These five fashionistas are not only amazingly gorgeous but possessvery unique and potentially lethal skills. Let’s just should I ever need to put together anOcean’s 11 style celebrity/assassination team (which I kind of hope I don’t because I don’t deal...Read more of this blog post »
I am not the most technological savvy teacher around. Trust me, I am still very excited to learn digital resources and how to implement tech-awesome activities in my class.
But I do love my Google and I encourage you to create a google account before school starts and complete the tutorials – and...Read more of this blog post »
Hi, there! I am back from my summer sabbatical and am I very grateful for all of my community! Although there are a whole lot of positive changes, I am going to ease back into this newsletter.
In this newsletter:
Top 40 Project Management Terms Online
I have over 300 Periscope Followers
How to C... Read more of this blog post »
[Epistemic status: very low. Total conjecture based on insufficient evidence.]
“Voodoo death” refers to supposed cases where people died after being cursed by witch doctors. The theory goes that even though witch doctors don’t have real magic, if their victims come from a culture that believes i...Read more of this blog post »
I just started reading Valhalla by Ari Bach and I swear to God WHY IS THIS BOOK NOT GETTING ALL THE AWARDS AND RECOGNITION it’s so CRAZY good
There’s so much Norse mythology and references and actual Norwegian in a SCI FI NOVEL AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH
Th...Read more of this blog post »
One of the best parts of writing a book is being written to about that book. Back when school was in session, I video conferenced ISNA Elementary School in Mississauga, Ontario. This is what it looked like:
You can see the students in their desks, the teacher at the fron of the class, and me, on...Read more of this blog post »
Sex for me isn’t just about BDSM. Sure giving (or even getting – shh) a nice spanking is amazing foreplay, but being kinky isn’t just about bondage and discipline.
I love the roughness of a man’s hands on my body, the awareness of our two animal selves losing our better sensibilities and simply su...Read more of this blog post »
Today on Crimepieces,Rachel Dove, selects the music that she writes to. This is Rachel in her own words:
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I’m so excited to reveal that my wonderful UK publisher, Hodder and Stoughton, has revealed their magical cover for Caraval–with a stunning animated version! I was so excited when I saw this cover, just like with the US cover, I felt as if they captured the magical and mysterious feel...Read more of this blog post »
I stood there, transfixed, while my daughters and grand-daughter went on ahead.
I’d specifically chosen Waterloo as a destination for a day-trip for the newspaper. Waterloo, neighborto the Cedar Falls area where I’d metmy husbandand we’d attended college. Iknew if I was given the assignment, I co...Read more of this blog post »
Washington – Konspirační teoretiky čekají žně. Spojené státy se totiž pustí do ojedinělého projektu, v rámci nějž budou bombardovat atmosféru pomocí plazmových bomb. Informuje o tom The New Scientist.
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I wrote this blog so you can expect what you’ll experience as a newbie to yoga. I’m also publishingthis blog as part of the release of the FIRST Body by Yoga workout series, Guyoga: Beginner’s Yoga for Men, a workout series I designed to teachpeople the physical fitness aspects of yoga, to improv...Read more of this blog post »
For a limited time only the Kindle e-book edition of The Mafia and the Gays by Phillip Crawford Jr. is available at Amazon for just 0.99 cents, and free for kindleunlimited subscribers. Crawford was interviewed by Helen Nianias for VICE and appeared on Mark McNease's podcast about his book.Read more of this blog post »
I’m not really sure where to begin today’s weekly round-up- there’s a lot going on…perhaps it’s best to jump straight into the five!
Where I discovered…
Hardy’s Bay, Central Coast
I was born in Sydney and I’ve been back living here since 1992. My brother lives on the Central Coast,...Read more of this blog post »
A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E.Schwab 4/5
Kell is one of the last Antari, a rare magician who can travel between parallel worlds: hopping from Grey London — dirty, boring, lacking magic, and ruled by mad King George — to Red London — where life and magic are revered, and the Maresh Dynasty pr...Read more of this blog post »
Today I would like welcome Eden McGuire to the blog! She published her debut novel, Eyes of the Woods at the age of 14, and is currently pursuing a career in acting. Check outEden’s YouTube Channeland watch her video entitled, “Taylor Swift Dramatic Monologue” for a taste of her acting chops. I t...Read more of this blog post »
This is our new format. Acceleration has moved from the FRINGE radio network and will be posted here on the BLOG and also on I-TUNES (soon)!
Thanks to Rick for the great ride on the FRINGE Radio Network.
I hope you like the new format and I hope to expand on this in the coming w... Read more of this blog post »
His Mafia Princess
Family First, book 1
by April Zyon
Published by Evernight Publishing
Cover by (the amazing!) Jay Aheer
Gregorio Bosco worked his way up the ranks of The F... Read more of this blog post »
Mr. Magic and I recently, by pure accident, came up with the idea to use a real baseball as a curtain rod finial in our son’s bedroom remodel. We have been working on updating his walls and bedding which mean hiscurtains needed switched out too.
This was his old curtain rod and curtains. See how...Read more of this blog post »
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