That title does seem a bit aggressive, I must admit. But I have found out in life that you normally don’t get, where you want to be, by not being aggressive, and going after what you want in life.
To have a life that you want, a life that you can go to bed or wake up and think yeah …. I am...Read more of this blog post »
I have a newsletter! Okay, so the November test issue only went to my parents, since I knew they’d be gentle with the criticism, but the December newsletter will be the real deal. This will be a monthly publication in which I will share book news, never-before-read (well, except by my editor) exc...Read more of this blog post »
I know that everyone and their brother is blogging about Thanksgiving this week. But I couldn’t resist. Being purposeful in noticing things in life is why I started “There’s Something About . . . ” Thursdays.
And yes, I know it isn’t Thursday, but I’m betting most of you would be in a turkey-indu...Read more of this blog post »
I received a new message on Tumblr and I realized that Tumblr now has this nice messaging system for the site. I love Tumblr now more than ever. Now this is a good update. It was about fucking time.Read more of this blog post »
Happy holiday week, everyone. As you loosen your belts in anticipation of turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce (the canned kind with ridges), and pie here is something else – somethingbetter –to be thankful for – a new Happy Rant in which we discuss the following.
Finally, I can say it… Ash and Snow is NOW AVAILABLE!About the Book
Ash fought for her brother, now she has to fight for her life.
When the spell to save her brother worked, she didn’t anticipate the problems that would follow suit. It destroyed her magic and in so doing left her life for...Read more of this blog post »
Welcome to the 92nd edition of the Math Teachers At Play math education blog carnival—a monthly smorgasbord of links to bloggers all around the internet who have great ideas for learning, teaching, and playing around with math from preschool to pre-college.
Let the mathematical fun begin!
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You non-writers might enjoy your work, but if you want to know what fun isâ
Still writing the new hard science fiction story, but have gotten a couple of great short story ideas in both of my existing book universesand fleshed them out during that process. Also:nearly finished with my current editing pass of the ubernatural supernatural story to be released February 2016...Read more of this blog post »
It’s Tuesday, I’ve got a book release Friday, and I can’t be bothered to write a proper entry – must be cover reveal time!
I’ve spent so much time talking about High Strung, A Glass Bead Mystery that I’ve not spent enough time talking about the next book in the Glass Bead Mystery Series—A Bead in the Hand. Everyone who read High Strung has been eagerly awaiting the next book in the series, myself included. After self...Read more of this blog post »
Posted on November 24, 2015
Today I've launched a book blast for The Santa Claus Man, with stops at more than a dozen blogs and a Rafflecopter giveaway. Thanks to Goddess Fish Promotions for putting it together and for all these book-loving bloggers for getting the word out. Black Heart Magazine...Read more of this blog post »
I just survived 15 hours in the car with my eight and five year old boys without losing my mind. Before the trip I was worried about how to keep them entertained and not crabby for two days on the road. Thankfully this idea worked like a charm.
Of course, we heard the age old question, “Are we...Read more of this blog post »
The following is an excerpt from Dare to Serve:
“Without dignity, identity is erased.”
The stories of prisoners of war are both heart-breaking and inspiring. Our hearts break for the horrible things done to prisoners to defeat their dignity. And then we hear the sto...Read more of this blog post »
Last week we held theRogue Retrieval Cover Reveal Challengeat Suvudu, which was an absolute blast. I thought you’d like a behind-the-scenes glimpse of how the challenge (and the cover itself) came to be. The Cover Design One of the lesser-known facts about publishing is that the cover design (and...Read more of this blog post »
I wrote much of this essay in the space of time before I brought my 8-year-old to swim practice. He swims on a competitive team and has practice three times per week. His team practices year-round, and he’s quite happy with it. We never have to cajole him to go. We (meaning me, my husband, and ou...Read more of this blog post »
Thanksgiving is probably my favorite holiday. It's not about anyone's religion or birthday or nationalism or commercialism: it's about family. And food. And being with your loved ones, and as many of them as possible.
But I won't be home for this particular holiday. I will be back east, a guest at...Read more of this blog post »
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