As a lover of all things English, Burberry is a staple in my closet. I love to get my hands on as much plaid as possible. My husband walked into the house last night as I was setting down a Shepherd’s Pie on the dining table, and he called me a ‘Burberry Muffin’.
“A What?” I asked. He explained t...Read more of this blog post »
Iam so excited to share my interview withStephen Accetturo.
Stephen Accetturo is 19 years old and was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago.
Connect with him on his Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/naturalteen
Stephen’s shout out goes... Read more of this blog post »
Book Name: Key of BehlisethAuthor Name: Lou HoffmannAuthor Bio: Lou Hoffmann, a mother and grandmother now, has carried on her love affair with books for more than half a century, and she hasn’t eve... Read more of this blog post »
“An Agent's Inbox” is exactly what it sounds like--next week, I'm turning the blog into an agent's inbox, a public one. We'll get to see 20 queries along with their first pages, and we'll g... Read more of this blog post »
More tips…no pun intended from the title.
So, important thing, getting a fan base. Blogs are good at that but one important thing that I am constantly guilty of is running on and on and…on. Blogs should be short and to the point. Double the length of a Tweet and there you go. I say this because ou...Read more of this blog post »
I know this picture is meant to just be clever, but it's honestly really true. I get the most fantastic inspiration from books, movies, and TV shows, and there are times I'll specifically watch/read a certain thing to help me in my own writing.
Actually, a lot of what watching/reading stories w... Read more of this blog post »
Although many thought that the undecided and undeclared voters would break YES, they mostly broke NO, giving the Better Together campaign a wider margin of victory than it expected after recent poll scares. Scotland has earned the admiration of the world for the flawless way in which it conducted...Read more of this blog post »
You all have no idea how frustrating it’s been keeping quiet this past month.
TWO GREAT THINGS HAVE HAPPENED.
THING ONE: Sins of a Sovereignty has been professionally edited by the fabulous and talented Eliza Dee at Clio Editing. She did a wonderful job making my prose clean and professional. Be...Read more of this blog post »
This book is FREE all weekend lonnng! Starting today. Go get it!! Then be ready to buy a copy of Red Palace , book 2 in the White Hart series. Read more of this blog post »
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Author, Kate Wrath:
This week brought along two lovely editorial reviews, and I wanted to share them with you.
The first one was posted on Under the Oak Book Reviews by the fabulous Eila Oakes.
The second one was written by Emily over at rooftopreading. Emily is an honorary Rock the Book chick who r...Read more of this blog post »
Howl if you like City Lights book store! I bought the bumper sticker. OWWWWWWWWWWWOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!Read more of this blog post »
Okey dokey then, it’s that time again. (drum roll please…). Here’s the book cover reveal for book 3 of ‘The Adarna Chronicles’, It’s called ‘The Great Bear’ (you can probably tell that by looking at the cover, right?). Let me know what you think. Is it as good as the covers for ‘Empire Under Si...Read more of this blog post »
Did you know that fifteenof JQ’s books have been translated intoCzech? The cover pictured here,Noc jako ta dnešní, is the Czech translation of the second novel in JQ’s current series, the Smythe-Smith Quartet,A Night Like This.
Do you have a photo of yourself with a JQ novel in Czech Republic—or...Read more of this blog post »
This morning, while clicking through links, I happened to stumble on a video tell me that “This lady kept a huge secret which she only revea... Read more of this blog post »
Are any of you members of Goodreads and lovers of Southern Literature like I am?
If so, I would like to invite you to join the Goodreads book group “On The Southern Literary Trail“ where folks gather to muse and discuss all things related to Southern fiction old and new.
AND, I have had the honor t...Read more of this blog post »
VAI ALLA RECENSIONE:
LEGGI LA RECENSIONE:
Premetto che la lettura di questo libro è stata difficil... Read more of this blog post »
"Roy. Bouncer was Dad’s truck. Not yours."
“Aaron. Dad’s dead. Bouncer wasn’t anybody’s truck.”
OXENFREE PRE-PROD - Day 29
Thanks to my web guru, my web site now has a News section. This will be for events that aren't related to my blog. Don't forget, I can also be reached through my website, as well as here on Goodreads.
http://beaujohnston.com.au/index.php/... Read more of this blog post »
Be sure to sign up for my newsletter if you want news on PULL’s progress to come directly to your inbox. Here’s the link. Over the coming weeks, I’ll be sharing teasers, deleted scenes from PUSH, quotes, author interviews, news on the cover reveal, and lots of other good stuff.
I just finished the...Read more of this blog post »
So Scholastic approached me awhile back to do an illustration for their “My Favorite Teacher” campaign, and this is what I came up with.
Even though I am basically as busy as a human can possibly be without dying, I forewent sleep for this one. Partly because of Ms. Faunce, my high school freshm...Read more of this blog post »
Long ago, I formulated the Law of Unintended Consequences. It goes something like this – whatever I expect to happen in the future, it will not; something else will happen, something I have not even considered.
The Law offers constant surprises, some good, some bad; the unpredictability of it all...Read more of this blog post »
To celebrate, here are the first three chapters of Sacrificed: Heart Beyond the Spires,the sequel to Caged.
Awhole three chapters, you ask? Yes… these three chapters belong together, woven like a three-sided tapestry.
Choose yer format, me hearties:
More Fun...Read more of this blog post »
'Udhava, follow the avadutar’s instructions to lead a detached life. If you practice detachment and concentrate on attaining me, at the end of your life you will reach my abode.' Said... Read more of this blog post »
Some of my most creative thoughts happen when on a dog walk, as do my best conversations with my dog-walking buddy. So I thought I’d invite some of my author friends along to join me and my girls and see if I can find out a little more about them and the book they arereleasing.
‘My girls’ are Popp...Read more of this blog post »
We are seriously giving away hundreds of dollars worth of books, swag, and gift cards–as well as some really AWESOME top prizes, like Coach purses, sexy lipstick, and e-readers! Have you entered? You really, REALLY should! REALLY.
GIVEAWAY #1: RAFFLECOPTER!
GIVEAWAY #2: PRE... Read more of this blog post »
Here’s a Fall present for you. Baa Mix 80. Julian! Lupe! Andrew! Cold War Kids! Theophilus! IT’S TOO MUCH GREATNESS. *Swoons*
If you’re going to listen to one song on here, let it be the spectacular musical chaos of “Where No Eagles Fly” because WOW. (Oh, and “Tribe”. For the love of God, listen t...Read more of this blog post »
Right about now, people are settling into their routines and especially in the midwest we are feeling the beauty of autumn begin to descend. Some tree... Read more of this blog post »
This isn’t my usual sort of post, so bear with me here. I’d planned on re-blogging several things, but I figured I would put them all in one post and just link to everything so as not to be annoying/overload the ‘Reader’. So, check out the going-ons!
The first link I want to share is for a post on...Read more of this blog post »
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