Goodreads Authors

recent my authors
Recent blog posts from authors.

Rupert Dreyfus Rupert Dreyfus's blog:
Greetings!

I’ll quickly skirt over what I’ve been up to and then I’m going to get all opinionated about UK drug laws. I ran a competition on my Twitter page to give me a break from writing my second novel. The competition was to guess which KRS-One tune I’m going to base a short story on. The answ... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
1 comment
1 like · like  • 
Published on March 02, 2015 11:34 • 12 views
Susie Duncan Sexton Susie Duncan Sexton's blog:
Choosing My Battles and Moving On: I am so totally relating to this honest appraisal of how f-ed up animal welfare can become. Bravo to Rumpy for taking this issue on; the species, including homo sapiens, should all be on the same page or the animals lose again...as always.

description

As far as talking with... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
1 like · like  • 
Published on March 02, 2015 11:25 • 87 views
Michael   Potts Michael Potts's blog:
I use the term "writing storm" to refer to a burst of material for a novel or other fictional work that overwhelms the mind. It is difficult to type fast enough to get the material down.

Writers have different styles. Some write a certain number of pages every day--Stephen King is one example. Ot... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on March 02, 2015 11:18 • 15 views
Erica Stevens Erica Stevens's blog:
The newest month long giveaway is going on Erica Stevens Facebook page! Stop by and enter for your chance to win!

https://www.facebook.com/ericastevens... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
1 like · like  • 
Published on March 02, 2015 10:31 • 7 views
Brenda K. Davies Brenda K. Davies's blog:
The newest month long giveaway is going on Brenda K. Davies Facebook page! Stop by and enter for your chance to win!

https://www.facebook.com/BrendaDavies... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on March 02, 2015 10:28 • 7 views
Sierra Cartwright Sierra Cartwright's blog:
Check out my book tour! Command is climbing the Amazon charts, along with the other Bonds books!

http://crystalblogsbooks.blogspot.co....

http://www.myfictionnook.com/2015/03/...

https://alliwantandmorebooks.wordpres...

Be sure to check back for more, as there are a couple more stops along the way! Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on March 02, 2015 10:14 • 11 views
Eliza Crewe Eliza Crewe's blog:
Warning: The over-consumption of romance novels during your formative years can one day result in dressing of your toddler like this:





You have been warned. Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
2 comments
1 like · like  • 
Published on March 02, 2015 10:05 • 37 views
Dannielle Wicks Dannielle Wicks's blog:

***COVER REVEAL***

My first book, FADING AWAY releases just over a month from now!

So, to celebrate, this Saturday the 7th of March I’m going to reveal Fading Away’s beautiful cover! Yay!

But wait, there’s more… Every day this week, leading up to the cover reveal, I will be posting a little teaser f...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on March 01, 2015 18:36 • 1 view
Jessica L. Elliott Jessica L. Elliott's blog:
I disappeared on you again, and for good reason. I was busy prepping for my son's arrival into this world. Almost a Fairy Tale was released with less fanfare than I would normally have given it. (For those wondering what this book is, it's the one I had formerly titled Happily Ever After). I tota... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
1 like · like  • 
Published on March 02, 2015 09:56 • 42 views
R.R. López R.R. López's blog:
Supongo que esta es una culminación de un tema sobre el que llevamos ya mucho hablado en este blog. Así que aquí te dejo “50 sombras de grey: conclusiones tras ver la película”. ¿De dónde viene esta perra que te ha dado con 50 sombras de grey? Como sabes, y si no, puedes ponerte al […] Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on March 01, 2015 23:37 • 5 views
Ryleigh Andrews Ryleigh Andrews's blog:

It’s finally time!!!


I am so excited to share my cover for Still IntoYou! The release date for it is April 21, 2015— 50days away! I’m so in love with the cover thatNajla Qamber Designscreated for me! Najla does FANTASTIC work!


The front cover picture is courtesy of Perrywinkle Photography. Her work...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on March 02, 2015 05:45 • 6 views
Amanda K. Byrne Amanda K. Byrne's blog:

Every author feels the threat of piracy. It exists. We know it could happen, and at some point you have to make a choice about how to feel about it – do you spend every waking minute scouring the web for pirate sites to see if your books are there, or do you just say fuck it and if someone alerts...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on March 02, 2015 07:38 • 7 views
David W. Robbins David W. Robbins's blog:
Rich Little Piggy by David W. RobbinsPart of the Piggy Philosophy to building a financial house of BRICK is burning the candle at both ends. That's right, not only should you be always growing your income, but you must also tighten down by spending less. Mixed up in the middle of your income and spending is the potential for debt.... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on March 02, 2015 09:48 • 14 views
Chris Bostic Chris Bostic's blog:
March opens with yet more snow, and it got me thinking about all the books I've written. In the Northwoods Trilogy, my characters braved a cold autumn run for freedom north of the border, but I jump ahead about 6 months in the next book such that winter is almost over. Everything else I've writte... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on March 02, 2015 09:48 • 6 views
Alice  Simpson Alice Simpson's blog:
Author Q&A

An Interview with Alice Simpson



Susan Storer Clark
February 14, 2015
A visual artist describes how her story leapt out of pictures and onto the page.



Alice Simpson’s debut novel, Ballroom , braids together the lives of six people, most of them strangers, who frequent a Manhattan ballroom... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
2 likes · like  • 
Published on March 01, 2015 15:12 • 5 views
P.M. Pevato P.M. Pevato's blog:


Interview with author PM Pevato

 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on March 01, 2015 11:38 • 6 views
Megan Bryce Megan Bryce's blog:
I wanted to let everyone know that I will still be giving away copies of To Tempt The Saint but it will be later this month. And I thought that in the meantime, I would share some fun facts about The Reluctant Bride Collection.

1) To Catch A Spinster was written nearly ten years ago and I never th... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on March 01, 2015 14:37 • 6 views
Kate Black Kate Black's blog:
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on March 01, 2015 16:12 • 5 views
Lisa Jakub Lisa Jakub's blog:

When I was six, I learned how to tell a good story by sitting on the diving board of my grandmother’s pool.


Every night, Gramma would swim laps before bed. Her best friend would come over and as the two of them sliced slowly through the water, I told stories. I was obsessed with a stone owl statue...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on March 02, 2015 05:12 • 5 views
N.D.  White N.D. White's blog:

Originally posted on authorsinterviews:




Name: Nicky D White (N.D. White)



Age: 35



Where are you from: Missouri



A little about your self `ie your education Family life etc: I have my Masters degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. I work in Human Resources for a major financial institutio...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
1 like · like  • 
Published on March 01, 2015 11:50 • 5 views
J.  Daniels J. Daniels's blog:
I thought it would be fun to do a special Goodreads only giveaway, as we count down til Reed's story.

If you haven't read All I Want, the second book in the Alabama Summer series, comment below and I will randomly pick a winner to receive an ebook on Wednesday, March 4th.

15 more days... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
11 comments
8 likes · like  • 
Published on March 02, 2015 09:14 • 55 views
Conor Byrne Conor Byrne's blog:


My final academic year at university has included a module on the history of the body in early modern England. The module was wide-ranging, examining a host of challenging and interesting themes that included death, fashion, pregnancy, anatomy, illness and sexual regulation. Only in the final wee... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on March 02, 2015 04:52 • 7 views
Morgan Rhodes Morgan Rhodes's blog:


fallingkingdomsfanclub:

I decided I’d edit this quote too. Just to make it look a little more gruesome… -Reese

Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on March 02, 2015 07:52 • 6 views
J. Nelson Leith J. Nelson Leith's blog:

ADOTWthick-coming (adj.) coming in crowds, frequently appearing Mac V.iii.38 [Doctor to Macbeth, of Lady Macbeth] she is troubled with thick-coming fancies / that keep her from her rest


- Shakespeare’s Words : A Glossary & Language Companion by David Crystal and Ben Crystal

Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on March 02, 2015 07:53 • 1 view
Lia Belikov Lia Belikov's blog:
Les quiero dar una gran noticia que se me había pasado por alto: ¡Me caso este mes!








Ah. nop. Perdón, eso no era. No tengo novio así que... a menos que uno de mis tantos novios literarios salgan del libro pues nop. No me caso! Perdón, falsa alarma.

Ahora sí, voy a ser seria al respecto. La notic... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on March 01, 2015 15:39 • 7 views
Rebecca    Thomas Rebecca Thomas's blog:

Necessary Series Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer. The information presented in this series is based entirely on my experience as a creator and curator.


The fourth, and final, criterion of the Fair Use doctrine is typically the make-or-break point for whether or not a new creation will be granted F...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on May 03, 1905 10:35 • 1 view
David Carraturo David Carraturo's blog:
So now you are ready to transform into a Diesel Dad. What secret workout techniques do I have to get this done? None-Zero. There are no secrets here. The key to this routine is consistency, technique, repetition, and building off base levels. There are some core movements that you will have to do... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on March 02, 2015 08:47 • 16 views
Pamela Murdaugh-Smith Pamela Murdaugh-Smith's blog:
You would not believe some of the remarks I have dealt with of late. Every time I mention I write for fiction for bikers, I hear something akin to the following statements:


1. 'Bikers don't read, so who is your target audience?'

2. 'I don't think there is that many bikers, and I doubt that they rea... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
1 like · like  • 
Published on March 02, 2015 08:47 • 6 views
John A. Naphor John A. Naphor's blog:
God Culture, with John Naphor is now on Barak.TV, and on Roku. For internet streaming, click on the www.cross.tv click on Christian Television. From there you can find my various episodes.

***God Culture, the first release of the Understanding the Almighty series is now available in your favo... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on March 01, 2015 19:14 • 6 views
Rebecca Grace Allen Rebecca Grace Allen's blog:

For the first time ever, this year I was able to enter a book in the RITA® Awards.If you’re unfamiliar with the RITAs, it’s an award that:



“promote[s] excellence in the romance genre by recognizing outstanding published romance novels and novellas. The award itself is a golden statuette named aft...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on March 01, 2015 17:59 • 6 views
Andrew Rajan Andrew Rajan's blog:
Sitting here, my eyes glaze over as I watch the slow progress of an upload. Four chapters down, 21 to go, plus opening and closing credits and a five minute sample for the audiobook on the ACX website, prior to the roll out on ACX, Audible, Apple and Amazon sites.

Such a huge amount of work. The... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on March 02, 2015 08:36 • 34 views
Jim Dreis Jim Dreis's blog:
“Fear stifles our thinking and actions. It creates indecisiveness that results in stagnation. I have known talented people who procrastinate indefinitely rather than risk failure. Lost opportunities cause erosion of confidence, and the downward spiral begins.”


― Charles Stanley
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on March 02, 2015 08:36 • 6 views
A.J. Colby A.J. Colby's blog:
This little beauty arrived yesterday… …and I couldn’t be happier! Although Bitten has been live in ebook format for almost a month now, there is nothing like holding a physical copy of the precious word baby you toiled over for months. It was only Mr. Awesome Sauce’s firm assent that he didn’t wa... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on February 12, 2015 12:45 • 5 views
J.S. Collyer J.S. Collyer's blog:
- Stories from which there are no escape –

It’s OUT NOW, folks!


Stories from which there are no escape – a dystopian SciFi collection, out now on Amazon! Kindle version 99p/$0.99 only for the first week!


No Way Home��is a collection of 8 Science Fiction stories from new voices in SciFi and SpecFi...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on March 02, 2015 04:19 • 5 views
Judith Starkston Judith Starkston's blog:
My favorite posts this week around the web: an upcoming lecture in Phoenix on Egyptian archaeology, divination dig in Armenia, Nancy Bilyeau on Cromwell & Moore portraits, Sheila Dalton on 17th C contraception.
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on March 01, 2015 15:05 • 5 views
Mark Logie Mark Logie's blog:
Nineteen years ago I was travelling home from college on the train one day, thinking about an upcoming assessment and the work I needed to do for it. Then the driver announced over the harsh-sounding public-address system that because of a fire the train was turning back early. If we walked a few... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on March 02, 2015 08:45 • 14 views
A.M.  Heath A.M. Heath's blog:
I'm sharing a close up look at profiles of two of the main characters from the Ancient Words Series. There's also a giveaway link attached. :) I hope you come and meet my friends this week!
https://amheathblog.wordpress.com/201... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
1 like · like  • 
Published on March 02, 2015 08:08 • 7 views
Lucas Bale Lucas Bale's blog:

�Strong, dramatic and thought-provoking stories, all with a powerful take-home message.�

— E.E. Giorgi, author of the award-winning bestseller Chimeras



















As I said in a previous post, I recently curated an anthology called No Way Home. It wasan exciting and interesting experience, drawing together...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
1 like · like  • 
Published on March 01, 2015 23:06 • 10 views
Jennifer Senhaji Jennifer Senhaji's blog:


Staying on task is not exactly easy to do, especially for writers. We have, at any given time, several different story lines running through our heads, which include plot points, scenes, character development; oohI'll add that new twistI thought of as I was falling asleep last nightthat will mak... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on March 02, 2015 07:30 • 1 view
Kevin J. Fitzgerald Kevin J. Fitzgerald's blog:
Okay, there... I said it. Feels kinda like being at an 'AA' meeting. "Hi; my name is Kevin, and I'm an author looking for reviews."

Look, I am TOTALLY new to the Goodreads community, so I am still just getting-my-feet-wet and getting to know people. But, I'll say it (unabashedly, I might add): I A... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on March 02, 2015 08:01 • 8 views
KV Hovey KV Hovey's blog:

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on February 28, 2015 11:19 • 6 views
E.A. Briginshaw E.A. Briginshaw's blog:
Do you remember where you were when you heard about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy?

If you're an older person like myself, I'm sure the answer is yes. Although I was only eight years old at the time, I remember it very well. I was in the car with my father when we heard about it on... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on March 02, 2015 07:53 • 28 views
John  Goode John Goode's blog:
 •  flag
0 comments
1 like · like  • 
Published on March 02, 2015 07:52 • 7 views
More blogs…
Author Program
Ask the Author: Featured Authors
Nick Hornby Interview with Nick Hornby
A Lucille Ball-obsessed actress seeks TV stardom in 1960s London in Funny Girl, the first new novel in five years from the author of High Fidelity and About a Boy....more

Kristin Hannah Interview with Kristin Hannah
The bestselling author's latest is the World War II epic The Nightingale, inspired by the true story of a heroic young woman who led Allied soldiers out of occupied France....more

More…