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Detour: Beautiful Biker 1: NOW AVAILABLE
Are you ready for Deacon & Ella’s story? It’s here!
ht... Read more of this blog post »
Two dozen suspected members of Bloods-affiliated gang Murdaland Mafia Piru have been indicted on racketeering charges for their alleged roles in a sophisticated drug trafficking operation as reported by The Baltimore Sun: "gang members allegedly took over legitimate businesses in the area as base...Read more of this blog post »
I'm Mirella, the author of The Rook Café Saga (YA book Series): spine-tingling first love, friendship and the pain of growing up, for readers looking for unconditional, everlasting True Love, where the story goes along with the main characters growth. It’s not insta-love, but slow burn roman...
Such gross, right? Well, that is how I am…
And, to be very honest, that is what this week has been about, so by my twisted logic that only a few can understand, this does make sense.
You see, it is just such an important part of my life, and I have to share it with everyone I know.
Well, I sho...Read more of this blog post »
Seriously, this month went by SO FAST. I can't believe I'm already writing up another Read + Written post!
If you didn't see last month's Read + Written, here's the scoop: on the last Wednesday of every month, I share a list of the books I've read that month (and spoil...Read more of this blog post »
I've come down with a disease. I've been harbouring the symptoms for years, but it's only recently that side-effects of the problem have become properly noticeable. I've caught tsundoku.And the thing is, you've probably got it too.
Tsundoku is a Japanese slang term for buying books and having them...Read more of this blog post »
Just a few steps from the Massachusetts State House in Bostonsits Carrie Nation Cocktail Club , a Prohibition-themed restaurant, and speakeasy.
Carrie Nation was a real person, a dedicated member of the pre-prohibition temperance movement in the early 1900s. Her signature move was to attack drin... Read more of this blog post »
(This post was inspired by the comments on a recent Smart Bitches, Trashy Books review)
I’m sorry this is late. I had a crisis of confidence last week. But now I’m back!
I recently talked about the good side of tropes, and how they can be a positive tool to set expectations with the reader, and he...Read more of this blog post »
The 35th IBBY International Congress came to an end, and I’m sure all attendees can agree that it was a great success and that they will miss New Zealand. The complete list of IBBY honor list books are presented in a video here.
A great deal ofinteresting talks and seminars were held. What stands...Read more of this blog post »
Ideally, life is glorious. We expect a lot from it, but not always give what it demands. Many of us spend the most of it just wishing, thinking, praying and dreaming. But is that what serves our desires? Probably yes, but only in our dreams.
I meet such people on the daily basis. (No, I am not ex...Read more of this blog post »
PORT CLINTON- Tim Green has written 34 books, with a 35th planned for release in March 2017.
He first made his name on the football field, but Green is now known more for his penchant for words and skill in promoting literacy to students across the country.
The former NFL football player visited Po...Read more of this blog post »
Beware of Doctors and Medicines more than Disease Any deadliest disease has a possibility of healing through right medication,healing ...
http://www.amazon.com/author/anirudhd... Read more of this blog post »
Is there anything better than leaving the library with a bigol’ stack of reading material? Free books, so magical! As a reader, I love the library. As an author, I was unsure how to get my book into the system. I knew I wanted to make it available to check out, but how?
In July, I attended a pres...Read more of this blog post »
último mes me sumé a algunos grupos de lectura. Venía con ganas de compartir
pareceres y chalar sobre el tema.
Participo en Goodreads, una maravilla
para seguir tus lecturas, planificar y contactarte con lectores y escritores, y
entre sus grupos, algunos proponen lecturas mensuales.
Café literar... Read more of this blog post »
Back to the book. And so you finished the book, shivering cold with excitement in the middle of July. And here comes the big test: you start passing it around to people. Most likely you have some friends who read a lot, though that does not make them professional editors.
Some go silent, so you...Read more of this blog post »
Before I’m quite prepared
I hear the clunk
My heart has sunk
Can’t look – I’m just too scared There was me starting to think
This story had a chance
Success, good news
And rave reviews
And a six figure advance! The envelope’s now battered
It lies there on the mat
The... Read more of this blog post »
I wrote a guest blog post over at Hypable about the creative struggles behind writing my first novel. And I’ll be doing a live Q & A with Hypable on Oct. 5th! Details at the link.Read more of this blog post »
If you want to continue avoiding any actual work, follow the sage advice in these nine cartoons.#1 Always listen to science.
#2 When describing open office environments, choose your words carefully.
#3 Some words you choose can have many different meanings.
#4 Depending on your industry,... Read more of this blog post »
“There’s people in the streets making way more money then people in the music business when I was out on the streets hustling and stealing I made more in one weekend than I had made in my entire rap career and I got platinum records.”
Good talk, Ice.
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I’d like to welcome Heather Hayden to the blog today as part of our World blog tour. First, here’s a little about today’s guest.
Author Bio: Though a part-time editor by day, Heather Hayden’s not-so-secret identity is that of a writer—at night she pours heart and soul into science fiction an...Read more of this blog post »
I. Nouăsprezece trandafiri (1980) de Mircea Eliade
Un buchet misterios este găsit la ușa cuplului Damian, proaspăt întorși din lun... Read more of this blog post »
Obviously I watched the debate last night, and obviously I though Trump came across as a gibbering madman. Predictably, my social media bubble was filled with statements such as “How could anyone with half a brain vote for Trump?” or “The only reason to vote for Trump is if you’re a racist” (thes...Read more of this blog post »
Hump Day Kick Start – for your muse, a writing picture prompt, or ju st a visual treat.
Ever have that precarious notion that one tiny move this way or that could be…devasting?
Tell me about today’s prompt. Who is he? What is going on? Has he had enough of this life? Been hurt one too many tim...Read more of this blog post »
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Welcome to day 3! *crunches on a crispy apple* Today I’m gonna be telling you about my Top 5 Biographies and Fantasies.
… like people actually read biographies for enjoyment … *chuckles* *realizes I know people who do* *is confused*
Remember to visit the ot...Read more of this blog post »
There are so many things that you can nit-pick and focus on in last nights debate, where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump squared off in a response-long and answer-less debate. This was also the first opportunity for Americans (and people around the world) to see what Donald Trump is like in a fo...Read more of this blog post »
I love it when super beautiful food actually tastes really really good. This recipe combines several delicious flavors that I promise will take your palate to a whole different level of sophistication. There are several ice cream shops in LA that serve really crazy (but divine) flavor c...Read more of this blog post »
Para Aquela Que Está Sentada No Escuro À Minha Espera, o novo livro de António Lobo Antunes, estará disponível nas livrarias a partir de 10 de Outubro.
«Um livro perturbador sobre a memória – ou a perda da memória. Uma velha actriz luta com a idade e as suas contingências, enquanto as recordaçõe... Read more of this blog post »
Being considered peculiar will always be the biggest compliment to me. I had so much fun chatting with 20th Century Foxfor Tim Burton’s new film Miss Peregrines Home for Peculiar Children. This is the second Tim Burton movie I’ve created a piece for andI couldn’t be more excited to share with you...Read more of this blog post »
Yellow is a colour that I very rarely wear, I guess you don’t see it around too many places nor find a piece of clothing brave enough to rock it. But if fitness has taught me anything then it’s to be bold and brave and for that yellow is the perfect colour. When I spotted this gorgeous stringer v...Read more of this blog post »
What is an evolutionary "just so" story? What does it need to explain to be successful? Sean answers these questions and more. Read more of this blog post »
Commentary & Analysis
L. A. Marzulli
I watched the debated last night, along with what was probably a record crowd in TV history. I must admit I had butterflies, as I was nervous for The Donald.
Hillary is a carrier politician. She’s seasoned, shrewd, calculating, and is a master in this ki...Read more of this blog post »
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