I would love to write on my blog that the life of a novelist is one of glamor and fame. It may be for some, at least the fame part. And there are a few times in a writer’s life when she might get all gussied up in sequins and walk the red carpet, so to speak. But mostly, the writing life is sitti...Read more of this blog post »
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We’re finally at the end!
Today means the last in my series of Kickstarter reports. I do hope they’ve been of help so far, and that I’ve given you some helpful tips along the way. Today we’ll be examining the final aspect of every project –... Read more of this blog post »
Hi everyone! On TUES, MAY 28, I will be doing a question and answer session on Goodreads. I'm especially excited about this because I've been so busy writing that I haven't been able to respond to many of your wonderful comments and questions. Here's our chance to chat!
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I got an email from the Nigerian lottery 419 scammers. My heart really goes out to the trusting elderly folks because they fall prey to these people. Below is what they sent me.
"This is a pe... Read more of this blog post »
Just an update on some of the places you can get Poughkeepsie and the Seraphim Series:
Acts of Kindness from Literati Literature Lovers has a signed copy of Poughkeepsie. I always throw in swag, and this will include a Poughkeepsie themed crystal bracelet I make with my own horrible hands... Read more of this blog post »
Eeep. I was so immersed in editing yesterday that I forgot to announce the winners of the breakfast and private book signing with M. Leighton and I in New York City next week.
We drew the names from Rafflecopter— and they are: TERESA MARY ROSE and AMBER PRESLEY BOYD.
Congrats, ladies. Michelle and...Read more of this blog post »
Dear Ms. Lynn:
I’m beginning to think there was a secret ceremony attended by abunch of NA novelists at which they all swore on a copy of first edition of Twilight to include at least six of the following plot points in their books:
1) the heroine must be, in some way, socially awkward or shy. It’s...Read more of this blog post »
The fourth book in the Big Bad Wolf spinoff series, The Kings, is now available at both Amazon (Kindle) and Barnes and Noble (Nook).
Damon Chroi has known the weight of ruling in loneliness for thousands of years. The tall, painfully handsome fae lord was born with so much power, the fae kings no...Read more of this blog post »
by Bethany Jett
We talked about being Untouchable last month, by waiting to date instead of jumping into the arms of the first guy who shows interest. Being untouchable has its perks, as it makes your desirability level increase since no guy has been able to experience the wonderfulness of your...Read more of this blog post »
You guys. You guys. You guys.
Queen Levana has a theme song!!
Besos Digitales, an “acid house” music band in my hometown of Tacoma, WA, has just put out a song inspired by Cinder.
Or, specifically, The Lunars.
CHECK IT OUT.
“The Glamour” by Besos Digitales
(If you aren’t familiar with the “acid house”...Read more of this blog post »
Twenty-something accountant Matt Warner enrols at an exclusive weight loss resort with his career on the line should he fail to shed the pounds from his paunchy frame.
Before long the accountant realises that his girth is the least of his problems as there is something deeply wrong with the Phoeni... Read more of this blog post »
Mitch Farrow slouched in a green metal office chair held together by duct tape as he viewed his eBay auc... Read more of this blog post »
As he walked her to her door, she slid her small fingers into his, and he ran his thumb across the back of her hand. The night was cool. At the door she turned, smiling up at him. “Thank you Archer. It was… fun.”He couldn’t see clearly, but he could swe... Read more of this blog post »
In anticipation of the release, Cat 'N Mouse will be available for free, Wednesday and Thursday of this week (Kindle edition).
Where to put washer
My automatic washer died and I have a chance at buying a working Montgomery Ward wringer washer plus the covered metal washtub set for $75. My question is should I put it in my utility room where my current hookups are, or am I better off putting them on the back porch where...Read more of this blog post »
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Greetings fans. Okay so, guys, you’re sitting there with your hot wife, girlfriend, or both… *snicker* and you’re watching this gre... Read more of this blog post »
Guess what, Lovies?
I’ve got a cover and release dates for the third Ivory Towers book!
Here’s the calendar for this series so far:
General release (Amazon): June 14th
Pre-order: June 10
VIP Release: June 24
General release (Amazon): July 22
Pre...Read more of this blog post »
It is Crypticonweekend once again,and I will be there as a panelist! I had a great timedoing it last yearand I’m definitely looking forward to being back. If you’re anywhere near the Seattle area, and you love horror, you really owe it to yourself to check it out. And while you’re there, you shou...Read more of this blog post »
I know only a few writers who manage not to read their reviews. I’ve read a lot of reviews and the harsh ones sting every time. Even the good ones get in your head because they carry their own expectations.
But there is no perfect book. There is no book that everyone will love. So all you can do i...Read more of this blog post »
If you’re a Discworld reader (and you should be), you know the Watch wear the lilac on May 25th in memory of those who fell in the Glorious Revolution of Treacle Mine Road. If you’re a Pratchett fa...Read more of this blog post »
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1. “Wanting to be liked.”
2. Trifecta (good photos too).
3. Hobson, underconsumption, globalization, and the great stagnation, by Robert Skidelsky; uneven but interesting. I’ve been waiting for this tradition to be rediscovered, I suppose Hilferding is next.
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When I set out to write my first erotic
romance I didn’t start writing it because I had a burning desire to
tell this one particular story, as had been the case with other
things I’d written. It was more about testing myself as a writer
and seeing if I could actually cr... Read more of this blog post »
MESSINA | In attesa di perdersi tra le pagine del suo nuovo romanzo intitolato "E adesso rubami l’altra mela", già disponibile in... Read more of this blog post »
Now that many of you have read Forged in Blood I (and tweeted/emailed/Facebooked glowers at me for that cliffhanger), I better let you know that I’m working hard to get Part 2 done this summer. I’m already a good 2/3rds of the way through the first draft and won’t be blogging much until I’ve fini...Read more of this blog post »
The winners are:
Rosemary Krejsa and Nicole Kha!
Ladies... send me your address and I'll send you the book!
If you didn't win... :-(
I'm also doing a Goodreads giveaway (see blog... Read more of this blog post »
5 Star Review on Amazon: “I don't think there is a book that I like better than In the Company of Women!”
If you haven’t read it, pick up a FREE copy for your Kindle and Kindle apps this weekend on Amazon, Saturday May 25 thru Monday May 27.
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