If one thing is certain, it's that there is an overwhelming amount of information available about the UFO phenomenon. More so than most other topics if not all of them, in fact. Of course, a large majority of this is myth, misconception, misperception, lies, hoaxes, disinform... Read more of this blog post »
Not only did it take imagination to come up with toys that come to life when nobody's looking, the stories al... Read more of this blog post »
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
In the opening chapters of A Treacherous Paradise, by Henning Mankell, a young woman leaves a life of desperate poverty in rural Sweden in 1904 to seek her fortune aboard a sailing ship set for Australia. The beginning took me back... Read more of this blog post »
John A. Connell
Ruins of War
May 5, 2015
In the winter of 1945, seven months after the Nazi defeat, Munich is in ruins. Mason Collins—former Chicago police detective, U.S. soldier, and prisoner-of-war—is now Chief Warrant Officer of the American Zone of Occupation. It’s his job to enforce... Read more of this blog post »
Here is an excerpt from the book which is available in hard co... Read more of this blog post »
My drive time over the past few weeks--since I've been writing Dusk and Ember again, and also since I've been listening to lectures on CD--have been especially creative times. Behind the wheel of my car my brain shifts into a lower gear to perform the menial and rote bu... Read more of this blog post »
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March 25-April 3
I hope you'll Enter to Win, as well as add... Read more of this blog post »
Sienna Diaz is desperate to find her... Read more of this blog post »
Beautiful Life has done beautifully. I'm so grateful for all of you who have read my second book and sticking with me. I am currently in the throws of writing Paige's story. I really... Read more of this blog post »
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Loved this one! After a long time I found a book which I couldn't wait to get back to, in my free time. I wanted to live through and feel every place that Gilbert lived and visited in this book.
Especially her life in the ashram in India... Read more of this blog post »
It's only ONE WIZARDLY DAY until The Book of Faith, seventh book in the epic Destiny of Dragons fantasy series, and first in the third story arc, is unleashed! Pure-Blood Sorceresses permitting.
Smashwords and aff... Read more of this blog post »
Kirkus Reviews wrote, "the tale is lighthearted and fu... Read more of this blog post »
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Pre-order Fated: Blood and Redemption
With the captain’s mind in shambles, Jon and Tom set out to find the passage home through the black mountain range, hoping to find a cure for Baltsaros’s madness. However, when the men are forced to part ways, darkness takes root in the schism created; fate, l... Read more of this blog post »
1. Il 31 è l'ultimo giorno a disposizione per votare nel sondaggio che ho aperto a gennaio, in merito alla versione cartacea dei miei libri futuri. Oltre all'e-book, infatti, ci sarà *solo* una... Read more of this blog post »
I thought a long time about writing this post. I decided today after I read another thread that I might as well get it off my chest. That way I can get back to writing and try to put this behind me. Well I’ll try LOL!
I don’t say too much about it but lately it’s driving me nuts...Read more of this blog post »
Step into fantastical realms with the Crossing Worlds YA StoryBundle – Young Adult fiction guaranteed to entertain all ages!
Do you miss that sense of wonder your favorite books used to give you; the fast-paced and exciting reads that would suck you in and not let you go?
Welcome to the newes...Read more of this blog post »
It’s no secret that I Love Dialogue. In fact, for the last year or so, I’ve been sharing excerpts from quite a few of my books on my other blog Writer Sanctuary.
Since not all of you follow me over there, I thought I’d start sharing over here as well. These will be repeats for those of you who fol...Read more of this blog post »
more shorts and revamping the website which is now mobile ready. Feel free to stop by and check it out at www.faerybug.com
Currently in the works for the Bandages on the Soul series are:
Old Wounds, which brings us into the life of a... Read more of this blog post »
Planning is a positive. Having a plan helps you develop goals and maintain forward momentum. With writing, I do so... Read more of this blog post »
This is notable, even if it's basically ceremonial:
WASHINGTON — Eleven Senate Republicans joined with all of the Democrats on Thursday night in supporting an amendment to guarantee equal Social Security and veterans benefits to married same-sex couples — even if they live in a state that does...Read more of this blog post »
As I attempt to stay active in the realm of creating stuff and talking about things, I’ve been doing some video game streaming on Twitch and posting the videos on YouTube. With the recent attention on Alien again thanks to Neill Blomkamp, I replayed Alien: Isolation for the third time.
I finished...Read more of this blog post »
بدأ الأمر ، عندما استهزأت بحديثه عن تلك الحشرات ذات الطنين المزعج ، أراد أن يريني لأنقذه لكني لم أصدقه ،هذا الأمر الذي أغضبه وإذا به يت... Read more of this blog post »
A note about the sea.
The sea is a cradle of mystery. So begins the prose set to a haunting melody in Pourakas book trailer. Entities shielding one another, caring for one another, so that those things which are sacred are not violated by strangers.
Mankinds science has unraveled obscurities in our...Read more of this blog post »
Do you ever feel called to do something greater and more fulfilling for God, but can’t figure out where to start?
Or maybe you scroll through social media, seeing how God is using others and wonder if it’s too late for you?
Don’t believe that lie! God has powerful plans for each of our lives – we...Read more of this blog post »
Thank you so much, Grannymom! Your five-star review is very much appreciated! So glad you loved my "94 Maidens!" ~ Rhonda
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Characters watch your every move. They know your every mood. They are voyeurs, secretive and cunning. The moment you start to write a story, the characters take control. While you sleep at night, they are plotting; planning. As they grow and change, they change your manuscript.
When a story drops,...Read more of this blog post »
Here's a link to a recording of a live radio interview I did last Saturday with John Raab at Suspense Magazine. It's about 25 minutes long. Have patience because it takes a moment to load, and then begins with some rather loud music. We talk at first about Who Buries the Dead, then move on to... Read more of this blog post »
Genre: Young Adult/Paranormal
There is danger in dreaming. But there is even more danger in waking up.
Blue Sargent has found things. For the first time in her life, she...Read more of this blog post »
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3. Read this excerpt to The Housewife Assassin's Garden of Deadly Delights (Book 10)
4. Answer this question correctly, and then click the link... Read more of this blog post »
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