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To celebrate the new look I’m giving to the Roundheads & Cavaliers series,
The Black Madonna will be on Amazon Countdown from August 10th
A Splendid Defiance and Garland of Straw have also been up-dated – The King’s Falcon will follow in due course.
Anyone who purchased the original e...
Fain hasn’t always been lonely. Her family used to be close; she used to have good fr...Read more of this blog post »
Ah, married life! The toilet seat left up. Shaved hairs in the sink. I, like any other woman, cringe when I see it. But what would it matter to have the toilet seat down if my husband weren't here with me?
When I got married, I was tempted to shift my focus from loving my husband to changing these... Read more of this blog post »
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Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.-
Martin Luther King, Jr.
He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it.
you strike me as an invasive listener. I love your body. loving mine doesn’t mean I’m not okay wearing too many clothes. does this make me look alone? like, crucifix-on-the-... Read more of this blog post »
I hope all of your Sundays are sexy beasts!
Super powered fiction is clearly a growing field in publishing. Multiple young adult series every year now cover the field, independent authors are finding ways to live off the wages of their own series and even smaller publishers now see the light of making their own anthologies of super powered...Read more of this blog post »
Earlier this year, I wrote a few posts for RWA on word count and how I met my word count goal. Just in case someone might find them useful, I thought I’d post them here.
Meeting Word Count Goal, Part 1
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For summer-lovers, and I mean those that live for summer and bask in it, the downside to August is that it is all too soon followed by September. So for those book nerds out there who are dreading the return to darker evenings and misty mornings, we thought we'd put together five books that are...Read more of this blog post »
While Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America, it is also one of the poorest. But it has much to offer. Nearly one fifth of the country is designated as protected lands in the form of national parks and reserves. This is... Read more of this blog post »
All current ratings and reviews are in response to the first edition, which has since been re-edited.
I'll let you know when the update is live on Amazon, make sure you have au... Read more of this blog post »
A rumble of thunder started the crescendo of the impend... Read more of this blog post »
August is here and that means the release of Tough Love is only a few weeks away! I'm excited to hear what you all think of Vanity and Stack.
To celebrate the release this month I'm giving away a full set of the ULTIMATE Series thus far. You'll get a digital copy of Hard Knocks and prin... Read more of this blog post »
…there are very few of us in any walk of life who don’t have wee visitations of‘down days’… when the shadow of the wolf snaps at our mental heels… most of us are able to disguise how we are being lambasted by the stresses of just keeping on breathing… others let it all hang out… until eventually,...Read more of this blog post »
How did you come to be interested in the Lei Crime Kindle World?
I love Toby Neal’s Lei Crime series and to be honest I thought Toby was doing such a wonderful thing to share her World with other authors I wanted to be a part of it. She is not only talented and successful but very generous and sup...
Earlier C. asked
if a light feels or seems
I want to say seems
I want to say
I could dissolve & then
a little closer
in such a way that
this will all be fields
in a gesture
that only includes the
place you stood
just a minute ago
With the light
For those who are interested my Goodreads give away for The Rebel's Sketchbook has just been approved so you can now hunt it down and enter. Fans of transgressive fiction/ black comedy/ satire will appreciate this collection. It's open until the end of the month so there is still plenty... Read more of this blog post »
So I was going to do a thing where I make you guess the book that the excerpt is from but that would be mean since today’s excerpt is from my upcoming ALL I WANT. Here we have my heroine, Zoe Stone (yes the sister of Wyatt and Darcy if you’re reading the Animal series), and she thinks she’s just...Read more of this blog post »
I’m always a little nervous posting up a PitchWars bio. It’s all sorts ofexhilarating, scary, and exciting.These types of contests are amazing. You make greatfriends, and gain a terrific support network. If you traverse the hashtag and participate, I guarantee you’ll be happy you did. Look, liste...Read more of this blog post »
Hello all! Against the Grain (THIRDS, Book 5)is now out!! Woot! To celebrate, we have plenty of special events and fun stuff in store. Check out the schedule below and everything that’s happening, from guest posts on Therians, Therian youth, Ash & Cael, Therian marking and more, along with c...Read more of this blog post »
1 oz. vanilla or caramel vodka
1/2 oz. hazelnut liquor
1/2 oz. creme de cacao
1/2 oz. half-and-half
Drizzle caramel sauce into the bottom of a chilled martini glass.
Combine flavored vodka, hazelnut liquor, creme de cacao, and half-and-half in an ice-filled shaker.
Earlier this week, I was reminded of a cultural distinction we have that makes us different than many other churches. We are a laid-back congregation. Some might accuse us of being apathetic, and perhaps we are at times in certain areas, but being laid back is not necessarily the same as apathy...Read more of this blog post »
Caleb is in the running for top Hero over on ARe. And he needs your votes.
You must have an account to see the link and you must be signed in to vote.
He’s in the number 16 bracket.
Please and thank you.
I know y’all love him…now’s your chance to let him know how much :-DRead more of this blog post »
This past month, Leslie completed 100% of her tasks for three weeks in a row, and we ran out of pins to put tasks on the board.A New Milestone
I began sketching a new web site layout in the past month. I don’t sketch much, and for good reason—I once drew a stick figure of a flame-breathing goose...Read more of this blog post »
$25.00 giveaway on Get Lost in a Story through Monday, August 3rd. Additional fun coming this weekend.
The West Texas Watchmen
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I have been following Veronica Di Grigoli’s blog for a few years now,laughing along at the Sicilian Housewife’s struggles and humorous confusion associated with day-to-day… Read more of this blog post »
New on Amazon US and Amazon UK
A practical guide to happiness. For those who have read Eckhart Tolle’s The Power of Now, but don’t know how to get there, this book is for you. Through self-inquiry and meditation, as similarly taught by Ramana Maharshi, Gary Weber, and more, you can eliminate anxi... Read more of this blog post »
Once, I was a full-time writer.
My day began at six, with coffee and a slice or two of fruit toast. I’d ruminate on character arcs and plot developments as though they were the very stuff of life. If time permitted, I would air-drum my way through any number of songs by early, Gabriel-era Genesis....Read more of this blog post »
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