In The Saints of Lost Things, I mention the Second Vatican Council, which among other things allowed the Catholic Mass to be celebrated in vernacular (native) languages. I was raised a Methodist and became a Catholic late in life. I call it being a Cath... Read more of this blog post »
When you look at the acknowledge... Read more of this blog post »
As promised, I've posted a teaser for my upcoming release, the first book in a new Night Horde series.
Find it on the FCP blog here: http://tfcpress.wordpress.com/2014/12...
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By Arthur D. Robbins
Which #Democracy? There are so many to choose from: Rhetorical Democracy (R.D.), Civic Democracy (C.D.), Economic Democracy (E.D.), Political Democracy (P.D.), Social Democracy (S.D.). Let’s start with rhetorical democracy.
It was only after the drafting of the... Read more of this blog post »
Happy 250th, The Castle of Otranto…
Originally posted on Longreads Blog:
As a child, Horace Walpole frequently heard it said of himself that surely he would die soon. Bo...Read more of this blog post »
Being alone for the holidays makes me want to crawl into a clothes cave and not come out until every tree has been thrown to the curb. On the upside I’m not at all chilly.
Today, I got an email from a blogger who said she could not find a reviewer for me. She tried two reviewers and both had DNF. I thought that it was very nice of her NOT to post a horrible review. This person did not want to destroy my career as a new budding author. I thank her for...
Lisa Harris and Lisa Henry.
I swear I didn't do that on purpose!
I sent out a bunch of 20QQ requests, and as the authors got back to me, I grabbed two and paired them up. And for some reason the two Lisa's were last. Jin... Read more of this blog post »
My first posting in several days. Last Tuesday my MacBook Pro went on the fritz and I’ve been without a computer since. I took it in to a repair shop in Alba Adriatica and it was beyond their ability. They suggested I take it to a store in San Benedetto, a much larger city of 60,000. The gentlema...Read more of this blog post »
December 20, 1552: Death of Martin Luther's wife, Katharina von Bora
German reformer Martin Luther married Katharina von Bora, a former nun on June 13 1525. Katharina was sent to the cloister in 1504 by her father, and became a nun sometime around 1509.
Ar... Read more of this blog post »
When I was a kid, I always wanted a JanSport backpack.
They justlooked so damn cool. Not only that, but theywerecool. I knew they were cool because all the kids who were cooler than I was had them. Which is to say everyone, since I pretty much occupied the dungeon-level of my school’s hierarchy of...Read more of this blog post »
In addition, December was chosen for its closeness to the winter solstice in the N... Read more of this blog post »
"Why Kimba Saved The World"
"Vacation Hiro" &
"Miss Fatty Ca... Read more of this blog post »
Welcome to this week’s Awesome Indie Book Roundup, my weekly feature to highlight indie authors and their works!
Please click the covers for any books that interest you to learn more about them.
And don’t forget to download the FREE books!
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Gluten Free Latke! Used gluten free flour, with some salt, pepper, cayenne, thyme, and sunflower oil.
Hello, I’m ND and I’m here to not only promote, but celebrate both the release of my first ever Beyond Fairytales story and the Christmas Holiday. I’m even giving away a $20 Amazon Gift Card and a copy of the book!
When I got to thinking about a blog tour, I decided I wanted to go with somethi...Read more of this blog post »
Alternative Title: Follow your rainbow!
Welcome to ‘Max Has Writer’s Block’ a silly segment where I play games, answer non-writing questions, and talk about pretty much everything that comes to mind. My game of choice at this moment isThe Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, a rogue-like dungeon crawler...Read more of this blog post »
LET'S TALK ABOUT GIVING.
Dear Ones —
I am blessed. I am over-blessed. I am beyond blessed. There are not enough fingers in the world upon which I could count my blessings. If you ever hear me complaining about anything in my life (ANYTHING at all) please fucking slap me.
Even before I was lucky...Read more of this blog post »
It’s hardest with an Indie book, they say. However, one opportunity may lead to another, as I’ve just experienced.
I worked hard to get my latest adult novel, “Hil... Read more of this blog post »
If you haven't read the first one (because, why would you? unless you're stalking me) then you can get it here --> Ms J Bog and Review
Though this one will ha... Read more of this blog post »
I started work on the fourth and final book of The Barefoot Healer series on 25 October, and now have about 40,000 words of the first draft. Judging from my previous books, that's about a third of the way in, so I'm pleased with the rate of pr... Read more of this blog post »
�� Caren J. Werlinger
Here in the northern hemisphere, we are approaching the longest night of the year, the night that marks the turning point, the return toward longer days and the coming warmth of spring.
I know not everyone celebrates Christmas, at least not as the remembrance of the birth of...Read more of this blog post »
Today I am delighted to introduce one of my fellow Accent writers, the brilliant Betsy Tobin. Here’s a book that would be a welcome addition to any Christmas stocking!
Over to you Betsy…
Betsy Tobin: Things We Couldn’t Explain
Sometimes we writers must meticulously concoct the plots of our nove...Read more of this blog post »
24 Hours with Clare Cosi:
Watch for the live links in the post, which add some multimedia fun to Clare's day.
~ Cleo Coyle,
NY Times bestselling author of...
The... Read more of this blog post »
Lessons in Love(Lessons in Love #1)
Release Date: 02/24/14
Summary from Goodreads:
Book 1 in the Lessons in Love New Adult Romance
seriesThe Lessons in Love series follows the story of high school cheerleader Alex
Heron. She’s pretty, blonde and popular. Alex seem... Read more of this blog post »
WISHING YOU ALL A HAPPY, STRESS FREE, AND CLEAN, SOBER, AND
A BET FREE WEEKEND!! THOUGHT FOR TODAY. . .
Author, Catherine Townsend-Lyon . . .
Filed under: A Recovering Gambler & Authors Thoughts & Ramblings Tagged: HAPPY WEEKEND, THOUGHT OF THE DAY Read more of this blog post »
I forged ahead with a significant amount of writing this year–the majority of it won’t make the scene until 2015, so I’ll leave that aside and stick with what is here at the moment. My agent is in possession of two manuscripts, one of which is the forthcoming Alaska collection, Swift to Chase. A...Read more of this blog post »
Top rated hard boiled military thriller that is a bone breaking throat slashing adrenaline ride with multilayers of family obligations and government conspiracy.
Lauded by top authors in the genre as "Blacker than... Read more of this blog post »
nytimes.com – Dec 19 – Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, says mass arrests on Dec. 14 of journalists, screenwriters and television producers were necessary to eliminate agents of a “parallel state” bent on seizing power. But Mr. Erdogan’s efforts to…
Turkeyis... Read more of this blog post »
I have a secret I want to share with all the submissives in the room. Lean in a little, this will be just between us, m’kay? Okay, here goes. You have as much responsibility towards your Dominant as they do to you. So let’s clear the air in here… If Dominance is about leading, taking [...]
The pos...Read more of this blog post »
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