Happy St. George Day!
April 23rd is St. George Day, and for those not in the know, St. George is England's patron saint, most famous for the slaying of a dragon. In the tales, St. George rode out to battle an evil dragon that had been terrorizing a town by eating their children (or their young wo... Read more of this blog post »
David Menasche , author of The Priority List: A Teacher’s Final Quest to Discover Life’s Greatest Lessons, didn’t sit at home when he was diagnosed with brain cancer. When he was no longer able to teach due to the cancer and blindness, he travelled around the country to see his students and he tr...Read more of this blog post »
Welcome to my series on Pixar’s now-famous 22 Rules of Storytelling. I don’t religiously follow all of these like they’re story commandments, but I do happen to agree with many of them. I thought it might be fun to examine why and explain what each means to me. You can start at the beginning here...Read more of this blog post »
With just one week to go before PUSH debuts, I have some words for you, my future readers. There are some things I’d like to you know. Things about me. Things about PUSH. And things about life. They are important things, so pay attention.
Things about me:
1. There is nothing I find more enjoyable t...Read more of this blog post »
(originally posted on my Blogspot blog)
Feel like working out your brain and having fun at the same time? Read on and get ready to hash out a story that unravels as read along with the instructions! Simply read the directions for step-by-step instructi... Read more of this blog post »
About the Skyrim Permadeath Chronicles
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Le’Mosh returns to the inn for supper. The tight confines are packed with locals. Smoke...Read more of this blog post »
Tienes dos años y tu madre acaba de acomodarte en el “corralito”. Te deja allí sentada, con tu vestidito blanco, al sol de marzo que entra por la terraza y entre todos los juguetes que deja a tu alrededor para entretenerte, no se sabe si a propósito o por descuido, deja un catálogo, una revista... Read more of this blog post »
Lucy is stunned when her mother’s identical twin sister shows up at the front door. Separated at birth, the twins have led dramatically different lives and Lucy’s mother, Aliese, will do anything to make it up to Helen. But Lucy soon suspects that Helen...Read more of this blog post »
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Inexperienced, sweet, flower boutique owner, Panzina Wilson thinks she has nothing in common with snobbish, arrogant fashion designer, Trevor Grant. For her it’s a case of dislike at first sight the day he enters her shop.
Tragedy throws the two of them together. Trevor helps Panzina through a t... Read more of this blog post »
“There would be no happy ending for us. He was too damaged. I was too broken.”
Two years ago, Lorrie’s mother was murdered. But that wasn’t the end of it. Reeling from the tragedy, Lorrie’s father spiraled into alcohol, depression, and finally suicide.
The two most important people in Lorrie’s...Read more of this blog post »
We may have been warned against judging a book by its cover, but, let’s face it, most of us do. . .at least to some degree. So the visual dimension of “Daughter of Jerusalem” loomed large when it came time to select images for the cover that would introduce it to potential readers. The images of...Read more of this blog post »
Eenzaamheid. Een mooier beeld dan de vuurtoren is er niet. Eenzaam en verlaten,maar tegelijk een mogelijke redder in nood. Maar wat is een baken inde nacht als niemand het ziet staan? H...Read more of this blog post »
This comes a day late. Sorry for the delay.
Thekasha(火車, translates literally to "burningchariot"or 化車, "changed wheel") is aJapaneseyōkaithat "steals" corpses from cemeteries, especially targeting those who died as a result of an over-a...Read more of this blog post »
"The action starts immediately—three teens break down in the middle of nowhere—and doesn’t quit, though Leaver and Currie expertly set an eerie, unhurried mood over an otherwise fast-paced novel." -- Tracey Neithercott, YA Writer.
Want your chance to win some awesome CREED swag? We're talking wris...Read more of this blog post »
SCARICABILE GRATUITAMENTE DAL 19 MAGGIO 2014
Presto troverai tutte le informazioni su come avere il romanzo in maniera semplice, veloce e gratuitae su come potrai fare la differenza per aiutare gli adolescenti che vivono con il cancro!
Se vuoi leggere la trama visita la sezione "libri".
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Every now and then, we all need to have a reality check with ourselves. Sometimes, we’re hit with truths we don’t want to admit. I’ve already confessed the fact that I don’t care too much for vulnerability, but I know that it’s necessary. I’ve also had to come to ter...Read more of this blog post »
This is the prologue to Escaping the End. A story residing in the same universe and detailing the many events leading up to Last Hero by J. L. Tracey. In the prologue we will witness the creation of an entire world, a world that resides in a dimensional rift. The prologue is very impo... Read more of this blog post »
In a conversation with my editor today, I told her I’d give her the final version of Blessed are the Meek by Thursday night. With that deadline in mind, I am cranking through revisions.
I’m reading the ha...Read more of this blog post »
The first day was great,but everyday thereafter has seemed like a tragic glimpse of what summer vacation will be like.Its not fun.No.Not at all.
The kids fight,argue,kick,scream,just about murder each other,are best friends,and then the fighting starts a... Read more of this blog post »
Large Hadron Collider is a particle collider. It is an attempt to find undiscovered particles through the collision of particles. This process has been used for the purpose to prove or disprove the so-called "God particle."
Science is a good thing but in th... Read more of this blog post »
An 18-year-old sat in my freshman orientation class. She had wavy, light brown hair, stood about 5 feet tall, and wore her clothing in a pretty, but not flashy, conservative style. Her classmates were taking turns with introductions, talking about where they were from, why they came to Bible col... Read more of this blog post »
Thank you, Library Journal, for this starred review!
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�Ng’s debut is one of those aching stories about which the reader knows so much more than any of the characters, even as each yearns for the unknowable truth. “Lydia is dead,” the novel opens—blunt, unnerving, devastating. She’s only 16, the mi...
First, let me say that I am so honored to have such an awesome list of tour stops! I cannot thank you all enough for joining me over these next few days! Let's get started, shall we?
For April 23rd, we have:
R... Read more of this blog post »
Bila ke masjid di Jeddah, jemaah bukan macam kat surau di KL, atau di KB. Semua saf penuh semayang zohor. Bab solat, memang punctual.... Read more of this blog post »
There he was. I had avoided this restaurant since our awful breakup. I stood in the back of the line, waiting for my turn, but wanting to run away and go somewhere else. Oh, good. I sighed in relief. He had gone off his shift and the new cas... Read more of this blog post »
Yesterday, April 21st, was the great British novelist Charlotte Brontë’s 198th birthday. She was born in 1816 to Patrick and Maria (Branwell) Brontë, their third child, sister to Maria, Elizabeth, Patrick Branwell, Emily, and Anne. Of course, this family has fascinated readers ever since Charlo... Read more of this blog post »
What’s your favorite thing about writing time travel romance?
I think time travel opens up a whole lot of possibilities. You can write fact, fictiono... Read more of this blog post »
Thanks goes out to my friend, author, and agent sister Megan Erickson for tagging me on this blog tour. Author Chanel Cleeton tagged me a few weeks ago, but I’ve been too busy with reveals to participate.
Megan’s New Adult contemporary romance MAKE IT COUNT is due out June 3rd from William Morriso...Read more of this blog post »
Hi, I'm Kim. I write books. And here's the latest with me...
First lines of books fiddleoak / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) Most writers know that these days of micro-everything it has become increasingly difficult to get a reader’s att...Read more of this blog post »
I am hoping things will change in the coming weeks
Again than... Read more of this blog post »
Sachin is not going to make any mistakes. He’s going to be a trillionaire.
One of the things that always stalled me from doing things I wanted to was the question I asked myself, “What if I’m doing it wrong?”
This didn’t just apply to school assignments or writing lecture notes or a resume or a jo...Read more of this blog post »
Be careful what you read. I say this because as much as the proliferation of “top ten” lists all over the Internet perturbs me, the list-as-blog-essay has penetrated my brain as well. Although the seed really was planted the other day, when I got to thinking how useful it would be to jot down a l...Read more of this blog post »
Roundteam – simplifying your retweets.
Sounds basic. Perhaps unnecessary. Depends how many people you follow and what kind of retweeting you do!
Roundteam has allowed me to easily support the people I want to even if they’re in different time timezones or if their tweets are lost in the noise of... Read more of this blog post »
Would my life be spent... Read more of this blog post »
via flickr.comWhen considering letter grades, most people believe there is a big difference between an A student and a C student. While these marks may suggest that students are excellent and average, respectively, I would argue that, in terms of achievement, the two students could... Read more of this blog post »