Principle #1 - GOALS
When beginning an exercise program it is never wise to... Read more of this blog post »
The mystery word that penetrated my brain before I even made it to the bathroom?
WTF is a chilblain and more importantly where the heck have I ever encountered such a word?
I looked it up. "... Read more of this blog post »
Instead of fighting the crowds on Black Friday, consider ordering signed books from your local independent bookseller. IndieBound.org has a list of authors signing books at stores around the country on Small Business Saturday.
I won’t be in a store on Saturday, but my local shop is Mac’s Backs — B...Read more of this blog post »
Idea #1. Put your life in perspective
I have wrote several times that no matter how bad you think... Read more of this blog post »
About thirteen years ago, I was on a work trip with several colleagues when we heard the news of police shooting an unarmed Black man (one of many such incidents in this country's history). The four of us (all white women) talked about this. Three of us felt sick by it and confused too, which I t...Read more of this blog post »
== The Long View of Civilization ==
The Long Now Foundation is one of the funnest expressions of techie zealotry (with a bit of Stewart Brand/Ken Kesey thrown in.) Their new bar-slash-hangout-for-fulture-oriented-fo... Read more of this blog post »
About two years ago, I wrote a little novella called Legion about a man with a very strange psychological makeup. Part of my goal in writing it was to see if I could make my personal brand of... whatever it is I do work in a more contemporary story. The greater goal (as it always is) was to get t...Read more of this blog post »
I hope you all have taken a few minutes to think about what you are thankful for. Here is my short list:
1. God... Read more of this blog post »
Thursday is Thanksgiving and it is a time for us to give thanks for the things we have in our lives, I want to share some things I'm grateful for.
My family: We are big and loud and annoying, but I wouldn'... Read more of this blog post »
People do sometimes come up with curious hobbies. And luckily (?) thanks to the internet, we are likely to find out about them.
I mean, we all know that the internet is full of cat pictures and kitten videos. Why, I myself have been known to indulge in the occasional kitten video.
But check this ou...Read more of this blog post »
Fellow author, Tina Shaw, describes it as a “contemporary novel” with “all the makings of a classic kind of New Zealand story, bringing together family and strangers over a hot Christmas... Read more of this blog post »
I used just four colors: white, black, cadmium yellow deep, and ultramarine. Although I couldn't paint the red graphics of... Read more of this blog post »
The sixth book in the Texas series has a little of everything. Drama, family and most of all love between Riley and Jack and their children.
Jack is focusing on building an equine therapy school for children with special needs and works hard along side his normal horse training and breeding progr... Read more of this blog post »
LITTLE BOOTS UNVEILS NEW TRACKS"HEROINE" AND "PRETTY TOUGH"
"BUSINESS PLEASURE" EP OUT DECEMBER 1ST
"Pretty Tough," is a darkly hypnotic, synth-heavy gem." -SPIN Magazine"Heroine" is a gorgeous production from start to finish, and endlessly replayable... Read more of this blog post »
Suzanne, please fill in the blank:
You should never read and (blank)at the same time.
You should never read anddriveat the same time.
If you were in... Read more of this blog post »
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I thought I had a fairly good handle on gossip. That is until I read this book. While I was c...
Christmas can be a difficult time for the children of deployed members of the military. The holiday focus on family, tradition, and home highlights the fact that a beloved family member isn’t home, traditions may be disrupted, and the child may be in a new and unfamiliar town, far from friends an...Read more of this blog post »
Check out this creepy yet awesome fan art by DeviantArt user ArchetypeAngel.
Creepy yet cool. Thanks for sharing!
The Skull Thronewill be released in March in the U.S./U.K. with translations to follow.Pre-order the U.S. edition from Random House today.Read more of this blog post »
"Matches" is only .99 cents!
Christmas Eve should be a night filled with magic and love. But for Anderson, down on his luck and homeless in Chicago's frigid... Read more of this blog post »
I started off the month with good intentions of expressing my gratitude to the Lord for His blessings via Facebook posts. Unfortunately, life crowded in, and I sadly fell behind. So I’d like to use this post to collectively express my gratitude.
We all have much to be grateful for, don’t we? But i...Read more of this blog post »
Michael Young has been one of our dream authors; always on time, always with something new, and with a very fun variety of stories, from historical fantasy, rel... Read more of this blog post »
I’ve got an Amazon affiliates account set up. What that means is that whenever you enter Amazon through any of the book links on either side of this blog page, anything you then purchase on Amazon from there I get an advertising referral bonus. The prices don’t change for you, but for me it is li...Read more of this blog post »
I thought I’d do something a little different today and, instead of telling you about the books (cuz that’s all over the place), I’d tell yo...Read more of this blog post »
The Black is the first book I’ve written that has sold a ton of copies. It’s also the first story of mine to have 45 reviews on Amazon.com. I know I shouldn’t look at the reviews. I know I shouldn’t. But I do. I can’t help myself.
There have been a few that have driven me crazy. I read them, I bli...Read more of this blog post »
As I type this, our donation total sits at $275,000. Considering that this is only the beginning of our third week, we are absolutely blowing the doors off this year.
So far we’ve talked a lot about the good work Heifer does by supplying animals to families. But we haven’t talked about the fact th...Read more of this blog post »
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Are you a current member of an active book club? Do you think your book club might enjoy reading The Girls of Mischief Bay, the first book of my new women’s fiction series, Mischief Bay? I have a small number of advance copies available, and I’m looking for Book Club Scouts to read them with the...Read more of this blog post »
With the winter holidays approaching, I’m pleased to be offering a little token of appreciate to those who enjoy my books — and who want to share them with others.
It’s very simple. From now (Nov 25) through December 25th, if you buy any of my books as a present to yourself or to someone else, I...Read more of this blog post »
A new version of Bedtime Tales of Horror: Fear Master has been released.
A special promotion will be up soon!
Thank you to everyone who entered the Goodreads Giveaway, but there could be only five winners, and here they are:
Heather J., Utah
Tammy P., Georgia
Margie V., Georgia
Debbie W., New York
Connar W., North Carolina
The copies are all packed up and ready to be dropped off at the post office in the morn...Read more of this blog post »
Yesterday, I went up to our new Geek and Sundry offices, and watched the current cuts of three Tabletop episodes, so I could offer notes and suggestions to our editors as they take hours of raw footage and turn it into the show.
I was reminded, again, how much our show is actually made in post-pro...Read more of this blog post »
Pleasant Bay may be 450 kilometres from Halifax but it’s the most beautiful spot in the world. The tiny fishing village has many attractions for tourists, one of them being the new whale museum.
The Whale Interpretive Centre promotes an awareness of whale and marine life by creating a stimulat...Read more of this blog post »
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