This is the story of Jules Logan, a young woman with a very troubled past, a past she wants to forget. A past, matched with a rebellious temperament, which has led her to receive more than... Read more of this blog post »
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It is a Friday night in Texas
and all the lights on the
Field are on, the Quarterback
is hoping to make home town
history all while the cheerleaders
are cheering the crowd on.
It is the fourth quarter with
only ten whole seconds left to
play, the home team has the ball
on the fi... Read more of this blog post »
Escuchaba hablar de esta plataforma por aquí y por allá. Sin embargo, nunca me dio por meterme e investigarlo más a fondo, hast...Read more of this blog post »
I’ve been very good lately about actually putting my butt down to write a blog post to be published every Saturday. Today I am still traveling but that doesn’t seem like a good enough reason to stop. Except that I forgot that today’s Saturday. I’m neck deep in writing work, trying to translate ba...Read more of this blog post »
It's always a special occasion to have an author colleague stop by at the Country House for a chat and a drink.
This time around, it's my pleasure to welcome Ceanmohrlass to my little cyberspace cottage on the lake. She is a retired grandmother who has been writing novels for her family and friend... Read more of this blog post »
… is the number of poems that we–Meredith Boe, Logan Breitbart, Liz Hildreth, David Kholamian, Eric Plattner, Kenyatta Rogers, Carson Schuetze, Rachel Slotnick, & I–wrote while doing Poems While You Wait… …at the Chicago Cultural Mile Halloween Gathering… …for such people as these… …& the...Read more of this blog post »
Do you ever wonder whether you can class yourself as a real writer? What makes one? Do you have to be a published author, or can you call yourself a writer if you only sit down to write once a month for an hour?
There are so many factors that go into what makes a writer great. Deep down inside how...Read more of this blog post »
Two years ago, I wrote a book about howI’m tired of taking sides. But sometimes taking sides is unavoidable. When faced with Jesus’ claim that He is “the way, the truth, and the life” and that no one comes to God the Father except through Him, we have to choose. Do we believe Him or not?...Read more of this blog post »
Iga sügis, kui õues läheb pimedaks ja jahedaks, tekib mul tunne, et peaks kuidagi oma organismile midagi lisaks andma. Kaua see vaene hing ikka coca ja kommide najal elama peaks. Kraanivee joomise projketi raames proovin küll coca tarbimist kõvasti vähendada ja heaks alguseks on seegi, kuid mõni...Read more of this blog post »
DeptCon was awesome! I got to meet Laini Taylor, who I absolutely adore, and about a trillion other amazing authors. Plus, I got to hang out with some really cool readers! You guys are the cutest ever, so it’s my favourite thing to meet you.
I’m turning into quite the t-shirt collector as the years go by as I love nothing more than throwing on a tee and leggings and jumping headfirst into my day of activities. T-shirts are perfect for keeping you cool on a hot day and warm on a cold day and I find that covering my shoulders helps me...Read more of this blog post »
Hand Lettering: 4 Tips for Improving Shaky Lines.Even with the imperfect nature of hand lettering, there are still ways to improve your work!
Hand Lettering: 4 Tips for Improving Shaky Lines
One of the questions I am asked most frequently is “My lines are shaky! How do I make them smoother and/or...Read more of this blog post »
They which builded on the wall, and they that bare burdens, with those that laded, every one with one of his hands wrought in the work, and with the other hand held a weapon.For the builders, every one had his sword girded by his side, and so builded. And he that sounded the trumpet was by me.A...Read more of this blog post »
If you’re a Southern Appalachian hiker, you know what it means to hike six, eight, even twelve miles with its ups and down, switchbacks, roots and rocks. But if you’re contemplating going on the Camino de Santiago in Spain, you know that you’ll be walking much more per day but it will be easier....Read more of this blog post »
A Secret Affair only $.99!!
Everyone wants to sample forbidden fruit.
A single taste is never enough to satisfy the craving.
The coach you desperately want to learn things from...
A stranger you meet on the streets of Chicago...
The underage neighbor you can't stay away from...
A bearded barten...Read more of this blog post »
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I’ve been sitting on this secret for quite a while now, waiting until we were able to officially make an announcement. And the time is finally here: I am working with a publisher! *confetti*
I’ve mentioned before the reasons why I didn’t want to work with a traditional publisher for this seri...Read more of this blog post »
I'm not such a big fan of Halloween. Though I did take my kids trick-or-treating in homemade costumes every year when they were younger, I've never really decorated my house or yard for the holiday. No skeletons hanging from the front porch. No cemetery or witches or fake corpses in the front ya... Read more of this blog post »
La începutul a fost cuvântul (Linei). Am descoperit Pași în trecut pășind într-un trecut pe care l-am trăit de parcă ar fi fost al meu. Scriitura de-a dreptul impecabilă a Linei Moacă m-a răvășit din nou, făcându-mă să îmi pun zeci de întrebări despre ce-a fost. Dacă a fost.
Lina este una dintr...Read more of this blog post »
Hogwarts: A Cinematic Yearbook: Imagine, Draw, Create
Scholastic Children’s Books
Category : Novelty/Activity Books
My Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Oh my! As an avid Harry Potter fan I couldn’t resist treating myself to this activity book (yes, I bought it for me, not my kids!). It’s a l...Read more of this blog post »
The Clinton campaign debated whether the wannabe president should address race relations but decided against it after adviser Minyon Moore "raised tough questions about the wisdom of making the speech because it could 'unintentionally end up elevating questions that aren't yet being widely asked...Read more of this blog post »
Recovery is not about being right; it’s about allowing ourselves to be who we are and accepting others as they are.
That concept can be difficult for many of us if we have lived in systems that functioned on the “right-wrong” justice scale. The person who was right was okay; the person who was wro...Read more of this blog post »
This week's theme: Sexy Rising
This is 7 sentences from a work-in-progress. My hero, Jake, is sitting in a restaurant after overhearing the heroine, Andrea, talking with her best friend about him.
Jake's nose twitched at the heavy scene of lavender tha... Read more of this blog post »
By the end of chapter one, the reader needs to have an idea of what the point of the novel is. In order to achieve that, you gotta introduce the MC’s dilemma. It doesn’t have to be the dilemma the MC ends up dealing with by the end of the book, because goals tend to evolve throughout the course o...Read more of this blog post »
Four years ago I re-posted the following commentary found elsewhere. The events described below happened 100 years ago, but it’s still an important reminder of why it’s important to vote, especially for women. Especially this election, when we have a better than excellent chance of electing a wo... Read more of this blog post »
Happy Sunday, everyone!
How are you feeling this week? I’m hoping the answer is HAPPY & GRATEFUL & WONDERFUL, & that you’re ready to tell us all about it!
It’s been a busy week, but I’ve still got much to be thankful for.
Like Halloween… I AM HAPPY that there’s so much great Hallowee...Read more of this blog post »
From the beginning, my blog has been called Words of History, and from the beginning, it has been a bit schizophrenic. Some posts were about writing and some were about unusual historical oddities. Since I write books based on real events, this seemed a natural combination, but the readers didn’t...Read more of this blog post »
My talented assistant Vicki made this super cute fall decoration for me.
She purchased an old rake from the Junk Bonanza and decorated it with fall florals and a grapevine. It’sall held in place with the twine around the neck of the rack.
Super easy fall decoration using things you may be able t...Read more of this blog post »
A couple of years agoStephen Hawkingtold us that (general) AI is coming, and it will either be the best or the worst thing to happen to humanity. His comments owed a lot to Nick Bostrom’s seminal book “Superintelligence” and also to Professor Stuart Russell. They kicked offa series of remarksby...Read more of this blog post »
Cover Reveal: Screwing Around by Alexis WilderSeries: Tinseltown Temptress, Book TwoRelease Date: November 23rd, 2016
The world’s first celebrity sex reporter finds navigating the private lives of Hollywood’s elite more treacherous than titillating. Cassie rallies her seductive forces in time to... Read more of this blog post »
Uluslararası Politika Akademisi (UPA) yazarları Yrd. Doç. Dr. Deniz Tansi (Yeditepe Üniversitesi) ve Yrd. Doç. Dr. Ozan Örmeci (Beykent Üniversitesi), Sosyal Demokrasi Vakfı-SODEV'in 22 Ekim 2016 Cumartesi günü Taksim Gönen Hotel'de düzenlediği "Türkiye Dış Politikası ve Ortadoğu'da Barışçıl Çöz... Read more of this blog post »
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Tom Tinney will join us to discuss his latest novel, Blood of Invidia, complete with space vampires, and a touching father-son story you won't soon forget.
Tom Tinney is a published author o... Read more of this blog post »
This is the best day in an author's life. Whether you already are a writer or hoping to become one,
you must already know this: to do it for the money is laughable; to do it for the fame is silly.No, that's not why you become a writer. This is the reason...
You probably know, if you've been follow... Read more of this blog post »
I’m delighted to welcome author and fellow Yorkshirewoman Sharon Booth to the blog with her new release, Once Upon A Long Ago, the third book in her series set in Kearton Bay. I read the first Kearton Bay book, There Must Be AnAngel, earlier this year and thoroughly enjoyed it!
I had plenty of...Read more of this blog post »
Happy Saturday! It’s cold and wet here. But I get the whole weekend more or less off, since I have everything ready to go for my blog tour! There’s still time to sign up if you like (see the link at the bottom). Meanwhile, if you haven’t had the chance to check out this weekend’s Spank or Treat...Read more of this blog post »
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Letter from Whitefish Bay.
You are a brave man for bringing a healthy dose of truth to the media-generated cover-up of the black c...Read more of this blog post »
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There's still plenty of time to work on those fun Halloween party and novelty items before the trick or treaters arrive! Three fun Halloween Pattern Line Art Books can now be downloaded in printable .pdf format directly from Annie Lang's Book Store! Why not give it a try and see how much fun y... Read more of this blog post »
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