The TVA has always been served by pro-TVA narrative, including beautiful photos at the Library of Congress. There is no general narrative availa... Read more of this blog post »
HE is trying to piece together his broken life.
SHE is running away from her wedding day.
TOGETHER, their world is a beautiful lie.
APART, their world is a perfect mess.
He + She is a free... Read more of this blog post »
Norweigan? Published a Book? Your Government Will Automatically Buy 1,000 Copies
And other reasons Norway is the best place in the world to be a writer. Read more of this blog post »
So ALL you have to do, is Pre-Order it from Amazon using this link. Does it get any better than that??
Click, order and it'll be delivered 5-5-14! Read more of this blog post »
Hey, guess what? I'm selling my beautiful house!
Why, you ask?
Because I'm a weirdo and I need to move every few years…and it's time to move!
Happily, I'm staying in Frenchtown. I am literally just moving 1/4 of a mile down the road. (That is the full extent of my weirdness: All this...Read more of this blog post »
OUT OF MIND
by Jen McLaughlin
Release date: April 29th, 2014
New Adult Contemporary Romance
Reaching for sunlight…
Finn survived the ambush and came home to me, but in his head, the battle is still raging. He’s falling apart and I’m trying my b...Read more of this blog post »
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today, wind whitecapping
the bay. Hard blue, water
the color of cold, bright
as a school girl's eyes
daring the sky. Birds
adrift, a tide to sing to shore.
She waits for him while
waves crest and break, then
he's behind her, tapping her
shoulder at the edge of ice,
saying, Hello my... Read more of this blog post »
via vancouversun.comTen years ago, Douglas Reeves made a compelling case against zeros. Since then, many districts and schools have crafted No Zero policies (some admittedly miss the intended target), but these tend to be the exception. We cannot continue to use grades as punish... Read more of this blog post »
“Baldacci has been on a hot streak for the past few years,” says the Richmond Times-Dispatch, “and ‘The Target’ continues the trend. This isn’t a garden-variety thriller or even a garden-variety Baldacci. It’s among his most exhilarating books yet.” Read the review.Read more of this blog post »
Um dia destes voltaremos aos posts pretensamente sérios - agora estamos embriagados... porque não tem que ser sempre com vinho, com poesia, ou com virtude - também pode ser ao nosso gosto - ou misturando tudo, e o Sport Lisboa e Benfica não é apenas futebol, também é poesia, paixão, álcool - para... Read more of this blog post »
at a Barnes & Noble Educator ReceptionOne thing I’ve learned after the release of two previous books is that – unless you’re JK Rowling, Rick Riordan, Jeff Kinney, or someone else in that stratosphere of authorhood – release dates are ju... Read more of this blog post »
I don’t usually remember to post contest winners. I run a TON of contests—here, Facebook, newsletter, Twitter. We always contact winners rather than post names and wait for them to reply. I’m actually going to stop even promising to try posting names. I always forget and it’s pointless anyway, be...Read more of this blog post »
As a yoga studio owner, I often receive unsolicited promotional material in the mail. Everything from food samples, to articles of clothing, to CDs, to yoga props. Most of it I promptly give away. Every now and then a publisher sends me a book for review.
Unfortunately, the books I receive don’t u...Read more of this blog post »
و الثانية هذه المسرحية بعنوانeverything in the ga... Read more of this blog post »
TOTAL DOWNLOADS(Since July 2011): 34,167
BLOOD SHADOW SERIES DOWNLOADS: 11,867
Rank Book Title Downloads
(1) Locker Room 3,176
(2) Blood Shadow: Book of Hartwell 2,756
(3) BS: Book of Dan... Read more of this blog post »
Welcome back! Here’s what happened this week – in books and posts:
STRANGE AND EVER AFTER by Susan Dennard — thank you HarperTeen! I am SO very excited to read the conclusion to Susan’s epic debut trilogy.
Here’s what you missed last week:
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"“Collective” or otherwise, I think art, as a pursuit, has a place and purpose in the “public” sphere. There are few other known forces in the world that can provide such comfort, solace, provocation, humility, inspiration, arousal, wo... Read more of this blog post »
If anyone at all wants to nominate me and vote,it's simple, follow the link below and once in the page, add 'other' a... Read more of this blog post »
Is the old bull a distraction or the ultimate motivator in my quest to NOT FAIL for the great people of @tedxsydney this Saturday? Time will tell. I’m trying…
:D Do they only not work in porn movies? Or erotica novels too? :P Ah, the world of virtual/literary sex. What a mind field you are…
Not 'can', not 'want', but 'need'.
No truer words have been spoken, and they are words that haunt me in my downtime from writing.
I spent most of March not writing beyond doing some editing for an anthology. I kept telling myself I would write after my cruise at the b... Read more of this blog post »
One quiet Sunday, my sales started booming on my book, Can’t Let Go. I self-published this book in August 2013. I had decent sales on this book but they were nothing to brag about. All of a sudden, I went from 6 copies sold that month to 29 in a 24 hour period. Within four days I sold over 60 cop...Read more of this blog post »
homo-online:Band of Thebes writes: “Dale Lazarov is a writer of vision. For his erotic gay graphic tales he researches and develops the story and creates the scenes that an artist draws without captions or dialogue. The results speak for themselves. Lest Thebes be forced to send a demigod to poun...Read more of this blog post »
I talk via text, Facebook, Twitter, email, phone (okay, not much on the phone), and in person. If I'm not talking to an actual live human being (or one of the animal... Read more of this blog post »
Only 3 days to go until Rising Dark hits the shelves:-)
If you were wondering what influenced the characterisation in the 2nd book in The Darkling Trilogy, then have a look at Author Tricia Skinner's interview.
Thanks again to Tricia Skinner and Geeks In High School for... Read more of this blog post »
Differentiate your characters
This is so crucial, it should have been lesson 1 in the first... Read more of this blog post »
"I want to be a captain in the ESU— it’s New York’s equivalent of a Swat Team. You know how a lot of kids grow up watching cartoons, and dreaming of being super heroes so that they can save people? Well, I never grew out of that."
"So what’s your super power?"
"I’m good at making contingency plans....