Fantasy Author Interview- Billie-Jo Williams - The Evolution of Fantasy Genre
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No we’re not talking about condiments (although we can if you want to…..we love to talk about anything that interests you). This is the expression Marilu’s boys used when they were small and Marilu talked about having a catch-up kind of day.
How about you? Is there something you need to catch up o...Read more of this blog post »
I’ll be reading at Mia Lipman’sLit Fix in Seattle on Thursday September 18 at 7pm at the Rendezvous with a ton of great writers, including Susan Rich, Kelli Russell Agodon, Jay Ponteri and Jenny Hayes with musical guest Jon Frum. The event gets the stamp of approval from The Stranger.Read more of this blog post »
I probably live very far away from you. Too far to meet me to get your book signed. That is why I came up with my signed bookplate offer.
My gorgeous bookplates are...Read more of this blog post »
A couple weeks ago, a reader left a message on the Facebook Author page. I take the time to read every piece of reader mail I receive, although I don’t always have the time to answer all of them. This one really struck me, though, and I wanted to share it.
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Dear Mr. Brett,
I have read the demon cyc...
The Season Blog has gotten a new name, look and url.
This site will be redirected to Smitten by Books September 20, 2014. Hope to see you there.Read more of this blog post »
do you ever get those pangs of anxiety where you feel like nobody likes you and nobody will ever like you and you will achieve nothing
I used to. And then I dug in. And here it’s easier, because we find other minds like ours, no matter how eccentric our thought processes and our tastes a...Read more of this blog post »
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Grace Blakely is absolutely certain of three things:
1. She is not crazy.
2. Her mother was murdered.
3. Someday she is going to find the killer and make him pay.
As certain as Grace is about these facts, nobody else believes her–so there’s no one she can completely trust. Not her grandfather, a...
My rating: 2 of 5 stars
Very clever and intricate - but my reading tastes are changing.
I used to like 'clever' writers - Tom Stoppard, Iris Murdoch, (being clever appears to be
a British trait in writers - currently Martin Amis, Will Self, Ian McEwan.)
Now, I n... Read more of this blog post »
[What follows is a scene from LOVE MONSTER, the screenplay for FLB's haunting new novel BEYOND THE PALE MOTEL, written by C. N. Blakemore and Francesca Lia Block. - cnb]
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INT. CATT'S HOUSE IN SILVER LAKE
Catt already looks calmer.
Thanks. I might. See you tomorrow.
She sets...Read more of this blog post »
Hello there, Action Force. I know I haven’t posted much lately, but I’ve been busy finishing up my latest work in progress. Deadlines, y’know. I really should be doing that now, but sometimes, a novelologist has something he needs to talk about with you, his adoring public. I know how you depend...Read more of this blog post »
This may come as an absolute lack of shock to most of you, but growing up, I was not very cool.
As proof, allow me to present exhibit A.
That’s me on my birthday. And if the Aerobie, sunglasses, and sleeveless shirt weren’t enough of a clue for you, I’ll just mention that this was somewhere in th...Read more of this blog post »
Habits interview: Wendy Wood.
I was very pleased to get the chance to interview Professor and Vice Dean Wendy Wood, because she’s one of the top experts in the field of habits, and has done much of the most interesting research in the area.
For instance, it was her research that showed that about p...Read more of this blog post »
Very cool announcement from Nook Press this week about a partnership with The Bookseller in the UK to highlight 10 new self-published titles a month. The titles will be featured in The BooksellersWe Love This Bookmagazine, and one would assume online at the Nook store as well. Kinda like the edit...Read more of this blog post »
Warren Public LIbrary was a great crowd! I was concerned that the two and a half hour drive between Bowling Green and Lexington Jo-Beth might canabalize each other, but both venues were well attended. We had a little difficulty finding the totes, so we had a longer than usual Q&A, but the que...Read more of this blog post »
So: the referendum is over and the count is underway. I'm about to go to bed; when I wake up there should be a result. The final YouGov opinion poll today (not an exit poll) gave No a 54/46 lead, but earlier polls suggest the outcome is within the margin of error; I'd be very surprised if that fi...Read more of this blog post »
The Last Dragon Slayer
It's now FREE on Amazon.com! Please, please, if your interested in fantasy that is a little bit different, if you can tolerate a story with an element of atheism in it - please pick it up!
I'd really like to pick up some more... Read more of this blog post »
Saya tidak pernah merancang untuk menjadi guru, mahu pun menjadi seorang ahli pendidikan (educationist).
Tetapi ke mana sahaja saya pergi, saya tidak dapat lari daripadanya.
Mungkin kerana pendidikan itu menghasilkan buah-buah yang sering saya petik dalam kehidupan, saya sentiasa dekat dengan poh...Read more of this blog post »
I’m having a giveaway over at Goodreads. I’m such a fan of everything that site does – it’s a great community for readers. If you’re not on Goodreads, I suggest you check it out – you can catalogue your own book collection, rate and review stuff you read, see what other people think of the stuff...Read more of this blog post »
But there is something else, Gentle Reader. A little while ago I hinted at a scheme in the works that might take away the sting of being unable to pre-order this book through Amazon.
Well, in the middle of October 500 copies of W&W... Read more of this blog post »
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Snippets of Reviews:
"I liked all the stories. Great characters. Excellent writing." - 5 Stars
"These are wonderful, clean romances filled with excitement and intrigue.” - 5 Stars
"A delightful collection of romances from talented... Read more of this blog post »
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Originally published June 22, 2001, in Comics Buyer’s Guide #1440
April 27, 1994
Teacher: So class, today we’re going to discuss where you went on Take Your Daughter to Work Day!
Jessica: My Daddy’s a caterer, and he works in a restaurant!
Lindsay: I went to the gym, ’cause my Mommy’s an aerobics in...Read more of this blog post »
Back in June, Tor approached us and asked if we’d be willing to let Apple give away The Way of Kings for free as part of a promotion to encourage people to update their Apple devices to iOS 8.
I was enthusiastic about the opportunity. I believe that people’s investment of time in a book like The W...Read more of this blog post »
All activities by appointment only.
One 15-minute genre fiction* novel chapter critique
Telephone, after you email me your chapter
*Genres: Any paranormal fiction including paranormal romance, urban fantasy, mystery,... Read more of this blog post »
I’ve always been fascinated by the question of genre. How do we define genres? How– and why– do they change over time? What are the inditia that signal to us that a book is meant to be one genre or another? Why does it matter? Does it matter?
This week, Ashley posted on the about genre and The Sec...Read more of this blog post »
Me being very annoyed at people on Twitter
I follow a lot of people on Twitter. Currently over 4000… this number fluctuates between 2 and 6 thousand depending on the season. I enjoy checking the news feed and retweeting and favoritingthe best stuff. I don’t have any bandwidth for junk. Several ye...Read more of this blog post »
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757 Brookwood Village, Birmingham, AL 35209
$6.99 on Kindle, iBooks and Kobo
$9.99 for paperback
http://store.kobobooks.com/en-US/eboo... Read more of this blog post »
I was recently asked to give a TEDX Talk in Sitka, Alaska and took advantage of those 14 minutes totalk about immigrant children. Watch here.Read more of this blog post »
- разгромного отзыва, желательно в хамском тоне.
- рецензии читателя, который действительно понял, о чем книга. Примечание: сказано без иронии. Такие читатели есть, и это прекрасно.
- сообщения о том, что это первая кн... Read more of this blog post »
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