The L. M. Roth Quiz of the Day is a quiz for those familiar with the books of L. M. Roth. If you are not familiar with the books of L. M. Roth, you’d better start cramming!
The answer to yesterday's quiz: Cornwall was the land where the story Lights In the... Read more of this blog post »
I'm working on several things at once, but Dethroning Crown is my main focus.
Here's a small teaser.
We broke free from our line-up and began to warm up on the field. I saw the coach waving for my attention, sidled up by Davey. I bet that douchebag wanted my spot.
Over my dead body.
“Crown, I want to... Read more of this blog post »
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Reading Time Signature I first thought author Carlo Kennedy is working for Itunes. Every chapter is the name of an 80s so... Read more of this blog post »
Anyone interested in an advanced review copy should sign up with the form below. I will be s... Read more of this blog post »
What I have learned this week: when you put yourself out there for public view, you open yourself to criticism. Audiences claim and often, I think, dehumanize, anyone in a public sphere; just look at celebrities–we consider them “fair game” for any projection, as though their fame denies them the...Read more of this blog post »
Durante este verano podéis descargar y leer una de mis nuevas historias, “TIBURÓN PIÑATA”. Aquí está en PDF.
Es un relato sobre piñatas problemáticas, muerte de celebridades, brujería y posicionamiento SEO. Además, he retomado el narrador masculino en primera persona, algo que me encanta y me pare...Read more of this blog post »
Please enjoy eight new Hump Day books, including a Dangerous Secrets boxed set, a four-book Young Adult vampire collection, and a Killer Femmes five-book crime collection!
The Fourth Child is now available in ebook format: Claire Ridgeway looks like she...Read more of this blog post »
What is the most blatant lie I’ve ever told?
What eye color do I think is sexiest?
Do I admire my own writing?
These are just a few of the questions Sonnet O’Dell asked me in my interview for her Meet a Writer Monday guest spot at Dusty Pages. Give her a visit to find the answers to these – and ma...Read more of this blog post »
The Book Blast
Son of War, Daughter of Chaos
Son of War, Daughter of Chaos Aislynn is accustomed to watching for the enemy. Her parents instructed her from the time she was young to look for the signs: peopl... Read more of this blog post »
Photos courtesy of Jason and Amanda Erickson
She’s only 4½ months old, but little Juliette Erickson of Seattle, Washington has already taken the world by surprise.
Her first surprise was arriving more than two months early, in an apparent effort to share a birthday with her big brother, Bennett....Read more of this blog post »
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I have very much beenenjoying the poetry of blogger-friends Éilis and Jane Dougherty lately, and felt inspired to dust off my word-smith’s hat and have a go myself. I wrote a lot of poetry in my youth, but quickly became disillusioned with the elitist snobbery I came across in this field of writi...
air fill my lungs in relief when
seeing the ice I thought I'd lost
sparkle in glory upon the battlefields
of my nightmare.
I would rise to the new sun
like a child on a birthday,
my thoughts racing far from the grasp
of the frozen shelf
breaking away from her mother
and bleed... Read more of this blog post »
Thank you for reading!! I’m glad you checked out the alternate ending!
The artistic choice wins. And loses.
When you write a novel, how much of your true vision do you create? How often do you make changes so that the character or story is something you think people will accept—even if your first thought is contrary? If you change your story to match a wider and mor... Read more of this blog post »
I tried to say no. Oh, I gave him some food and fixed up a sheltered box for him to sleep in, but I have no room in my house for any more cats.
He's as cute and sweet as can be. I walk out the h... Read more of this blog post »
Hari pertama bulan Januari. Musim dingin seharusnya berada pada puncaknya. Namun, tak ada awan, tak ada angin, tak ada kepingan salju berjatuhan.
Alih-alih, langit malah melukis sebuah aurora: ukiran warna hijau bak intan meliuk seperti asap dan sihir, berpadu dengan langit malam yang kelam, enam... Read more of this blog post »
I've found the most useful way of thinking about exposition in written narrative is by thinking about it in contrast to exposition in visual narratives such as, for example, comics.
In a comic, th... Read more of this blog post »
Photos of Brad Thor
It was a pleasure meeting you at your book signing. Thank you for signing my book. I cant wait to read it. I am a big fan of yours. Read more of this blog post »
Conn Iggulden is internationally known for his historical fiction. He’s written the Emperor series about the life of Julius Caesar, and the Conqueror series, based on the lives of Mongol warlords. He’s also written a series of children’s books called The Dangerous Book for Boys.
Now, he’s begu...Read more of this blog post »
Pencil art to amaze you…You can click on the first then arrow through them all to see full-sized, as with all my galleries I post. I just don’t know how people can be so talented…
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Sampson Starkweather The First Four Books of Sampson Starkweather
Who is he. this Sampson Starkweather? It was the name that made me drag the book off the shelf at Type, one of Toronto's fabulous little repositories of books not nearly... Read more of this blog post »
Oh man, I tell you. The weeks seem to be flying by this summer. Before I know it, it's Tuesday yet again. So here it is...another teaser from Loving Angel.
A muscle popped on the side of my face. Hearing his name caused the anger inside me to crest. I despised the man who sired me. I hated the... Read more of this blog post »
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Laura Carter writes, "Raúl Zurita introduces Valerie Mejer’s poetry with the following words: ‘only through radical vulnerability can the urgency of love arise.’ He calls her work a series of photographs, allowing us to claim what we find in her verse as hemorrhage, weakeness ev...
Hello all! I’ve managed to get Dex to sit still long enough to be interviewed, and he’s somehow managed to drag Sloane along. Join us over at Hearts on Fire where Dex has promised to behave himself. I think it’s a pretty safe bet he won’t.
All the interview questions were submitted by awesome re...Read more of this blog post »
Please come to WriteSpa – An Oasis for Writers on Thursday, July 22 for a special summer BlogTalkRadio treat: meet the celebrated Nancy Christie. Writing is not only what Nancy does—on a deeper level, it’s really what she is. Writing is not just how she makes her living—it’s how she lives her lif...Read more of this blog post »
Can’t say for sure how many more days our little lad will stay snuggly-safe within the womb of the most amazing woman I’ve ever known. You don’t have to be a paranoid freakazoid to wonder and worry what kind of world, life, and situations your current kids, newborns, or future spawn will endure,...Read more of this blog post »
An Innovative New Voice in the Advice World
For the past six months, my friend Dale Davidson has been executing an epic project.
Eager to optimize his life, and frustrated with much of the advice he encountered online and in contemporary books and magazines, Dale decided to go back to basics and...Read more of this blog post »
Michael Giacchinois the soundtrack savior for filmmusicfans who grew up on the classic genre scores from the holy trilogy of John Williams, Jerry Goldsmith, James Horner—not to mention a long list of other superb talents such as John Barry, Basil Poledouris, Bruce Broughton, Alan Silvestri, and... Read more of this blog post »
Friday, July 25 at 4:00pm PDT Sunday, July 27, 2014 3:00 PDTWe will give you a glimpse into our series of storesEach one of us authors has a train ticketHave you joined the event?If so,your name is already punched on i... Read more of this blog post »
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