It's just a way of showing that you know
Not rhyme but scansion, that you have the lease
On how words fit to rhythms, fast and slow,
And that responsible can never rhyme
Though bee's lip sips apocalypse for free
And June moon dune's due soon -- ah, all t... Read more of this blog post »
Thanks to all who came to celebrate Big Backlist Weekend! We’ll announce the winners by email soon! Now, i have another exciting event for you. In honor of my new release, LORD OF A THOUSAND STEPS, coming Wednesday August 31st, Dreamspinner is offering All Tara Lain Backlist Titles 30% OFF!...Read more of this blog post »
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The world changes, sometimes very quickly. So it’s easy to forget what life was like in the not-too-distant past. That’s one advantage of reading well-written novels from different eras: they offer a look at life at a certain time and in a certain place. And sometimes they include subtle nuances...Read more of this blog post »
I’ve had several folk asking me of late why I don’t go back to the TLO and assuring me of a warm welcome there. I’m well aware of it. When I bailed out I made sure to do so with the biggest valedictory show of support for a member ever (that thread was rapidly deleted).
In any case, for those pin...Read more of this blog post »
Heya there everyone,
Things are busy but good here in Rothtopia. Emphasis on busy. I have writing to do, projects to manage, e-mail to ruthlessly prune back, a relationship to enjoy/maintain, kids to cuddle, charity coolness on the horizon, and secrets things to work on….
Not to brag or anything,...Read more of this blog post »
The devastation brought about by the flooding in Louisiana is almost too much to contemplate. Earlier this week, I heard a school librarian interviewed on NPR, and thought about offering him some books, but then couldn't find the story when I went to the NPR website. This morning a couple of peop... Read more of this blog post »
“Probably one can say that all beautiful, noble, or brilliant works are of use, or that everything that proves to be useful or beneficial has its own beauty.”
–Isak Dinesen, Letters from Africa
Do you agree? — that there’s a beauty to objects that are useful, no matter how humble or ordinary they...Read more of this blog post »
I laid out because of the dental work, but I’ll tell you, I had a moment in the garden that machine pretty well paid for itself. One of those nasty things that happens to you as you get older is that where YOU think you’ve lifted your feet to is not where you’ve REALLY lifted your feet to…meaning...Read more of this blog post »
Here is the latest, most updated details for my October tour. Hope to see you guys at an event!
Tuesday, October 4th
6:00 PM ET
An Unlikely Story
111 South Street
Plainville, MA 02762
Wednesday, October 5th
757 Brookwoo...Read more of this blog post »
New author photo, courtesy of illustrator M.S. Corley, in the style that he’ll be using forNever Bet the Devil.
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Note: Yes, I know a Twitter survey with a non-random sample has no scientific validity. And yes, I know my followers are not representative of the public. And yes, I know the survey question leads the witness.
Still, I found this interesting from a persuasion perspective:
The takeaway is that some...Read more of this blog post »
It occurs to me that I have been pretty goddamn remiss on the blogging front over recent times. Nothing lays that bare more than the realisation that my last of what were supposed to be regular bi-monthly progress reports was nearly a year ago. I have become that author I never wanted to be – you...Read more of this blog post »
I’ve been on a romance-y reading binge lately. I don’t know what it is about them, but I can’t get enough.
Oh wait! I lied. I totallyknow. It’s the kissing. And the schmexy times. And the superhot guys who are never wearing enough clothing.
So, because I’ve been soenamored,I thought I’d s... Read more of this blog post »
Well, I'm pleased to say a fair amount of my books are (#1, #13, #24, #27, #33, #46, #61). Here's the list of the top 100 Bestselling Fantasy Epic Audio books (as listed on Amazon). But that's been the case for quite some time. The real reason for making this post today is that The Crown Tower (B... Read more of this blog post »
No recuerdo la primera vez que escuché a Juan Gabriel, pero sé que su música estuvo ahí desde que nací. Conforme crecí sus canciones estuvieron siempre ahí, en cada reunión familiar, en las fiestas con amigos, en la soledad de mis sufrimientos sentimentales. Crecieron conmigo y crecí con él.
Fue J...Read more of this blog post »
Hawking has issued a stark... Read more of this blog post »
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This weekend (9-3-2016) Ember and Brig’dha, the main characters of the Ember series, will provide a candid written interview into their lives in 6th millennium BCE Europe! They will each be asked a series of questions and given the chance to tell you what they think! The questions will be a mix o...
As someone who does not drink, or use drugs; I share Mothers Against Drunk Driving's passion to stop drunk driving across America. Unfortunately my mother cannot join me in the crusade because she herself was killed by... Read more of this blog post »
Closer to having my book published. It is being looked over by the CreateSpace people for the paper version. I had a whole lot of problems and I was out of town for my anniversary for two days, not to mention just plain being tired at night, so it t look me longer than it s... Read more of this blog post »
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To be honest though, I was very nervous. Afterwards, I lay on the floor for hours. And I had a cold. Read more of this blog post »
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Please see my book -- The Stigma of the Mentally Ill: Bob Does Everything Backwards as a supplement to my treatment shown in the essays of (8A) and (8B).
Throughout the course of my life I have tried to define my mental illness. I have said to myself -- "What i... Read more of this blog post »
I believe that, if we are honest with ourselves, the most fascinating problem in the world is “Who am I?” —Alan Watts
Who, or what, are you? And what are you doing here? Thoseare big questions. They are also important questions—ones thatinspire people to change everything in their life.
But what t... Read more of this blog post »
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