I'm in an author's group where someone posted about a chair she was really digging. Not just a chair, really, but an investment. So I went and looked it up on Amazon, and OMG IT'S MORE THAN $1K.
So this got me to thinking...how much of an investment IS a chair for someone who spends most of their...
Filmmaker and comic author Hugh Hancock here again. Charlie's currently locked in his study babbling over blasphemous and forbidden tomes, so whilst we attempt to hack down the door with a fireaxe and get counselling for the guy to whom Charlie explained the hidden meaning of the Nightmare Stacks...Read more of this blog post »
We still don’t have a cover, but we at last have a final title: my 23rd novel, coming March 1st, 2016, is now officially called:
I’ve never had a title go through so many changes, but with having two different American editors during the creation of this book, a Canadian editor...Read more of this blog post »
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It’s a bittersweet moment for me as I think back over the Lakeshore Chronicles series. When Summer At Willow Lake was published, the topic was a 50th wedding anniversary, based on the celebration my family had for my parents. In fact, I dedicated the novel to them.
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Yesterday, I lea...
About fifteen years ago, I decided I wanted to write a book. This was back before I embarked on a serious study of the craft. I just thought writing a book would be fun. I loved romance and thought it would be a good place to start my first story. I also liked historical stories, so that also see...Read more of this blog post »
Cleaning stuff - or junk, as it were. I had a GREAT idea for a... Read more of this blog post »
He is nothing but sweat and heat and movement. Sand sprays into his eyes as Hephaestion throws him to the ground, but he catches himself, grit digging into his palms. Alexander quickly flips himself upright. Sitting on bales of hay, their friends Telekles and Phrixos cheer loudly.
As th... Read more of this blog post »
The first ten people to email me "HIT ME, MISTRESS NORA" to Tiffany@TiffanyReisz.com win a Kindle copy.
Are you new to the Original Sinners? Have you been wanting to try it but don't know where to start? THE SIREN is book one and today's the pe... Read more of this blog post »
I’m going to be one of the hostess’s for the 2016 Barbara Vey Reader Appreciation Luncheon! And tickets go on sale August 1st. At midnight! Last year, they were all sold out in 24 hours, so if you’ve ever thought of going, be sure to set your alarm!
Meanwhile, the lovely Barbara Vey was on the loc...Read more of this blog post »
Romeo and Juliet, Allie and Noah, Bella and Edward, these are the stories of forbidden love we never forget, stories that span decades, centuries even, and across generations. The hea... Read more of this blog post »
Eight months after it premiered on Amazon Prime Instant Video, the long-awaited third series ofRipper Street...Read more of this blog post »
قایدو : راه باران را گرفتیم و آمدیم، تا بر شما رسیدیم.
فرید الدین : اینجا را چه به باران؟ جایی خشکتر از اینجا نیست.
قایدو : در تمام عمرم جایی به سرسبزی این سرزمین ندیدم.
فرید الدین : اینجا ویرانه ای بیش نیست.
قایدو : جایی ندیدم که به اندازهی این شهر آباد ب... Read more of this blog post »
Pictured: Sam and Breizh, in 2009. Smokey's parents met and eloped in Marseilles. It is the most amazing story ever. A miracle!Please read "Chien Perdu" here. (But don't miss the update, below).
l'ouïe(wee) noun, feminine
Mas la Monaque-Rent this beautifully restored 17-century...Read more of this blog post »
Every company in the United States claims to care more about its customers than the competition does. Yet polls show that some corporations do a truly abysmal job of keeping their patrons happy.
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Photo by Nancy ButtsThe wandering writer has found her way home at last. I just returned from a nearly-idyllic month away from the suffocating heat and humidity of summer in the South. I spent all that time in one of two mountain ranges: the Blue Ridge in Virginia; and the High Peaks area of th... Read more of this blog post »
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I wrote a guest post about treating title tags in SEO for my company blog, The Internet Works. I explain what title tags are and why we should care about them. This is my second guest post for The Internet Works. My first blog was about the Mobilegeddon and how to render your website mobile... Co...Read more of this blog post »
If it weren’t for audiobooks, I’d have had trouble getting my “book fix” this week…
A lovely summer read
The Friday Fragments lists what I’ve read over the past week. Most of the time I don’t include either short fiction or magazine articles.
The Fragments are not meant to be a recommendation list....Read more of this blog post »
Hi, all! Today I’m revealing a bonus story from Lauren Baratz-Logsted’sRed Girl, Blue Boy, a politically themed YA about the daughter of a Republican candidate and son of a Democratic candidate who fall in love. As part of this tour, Bloomsbury is providing a full set of IF ONLY books for one luc...Read more of this blog post »
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I'm not going to write a lengthy post about the removal of Courtney Summers's Some Girls Are as an optional -- OPTIONAL -- reading choice for students at West Ashley High School in Charleston, South Carolina. I'm going to instead direct you to Courtney's impassioned discussion of this challenge... Read more of this blog post »
1. I finished Deathly Hallows last night. I have a lot of things to say about this project, and these stories, and how something about reading them reminded me so much of like, being 12 and lost in bookall summer long, but mostly I just really liked them and am really happy I did it, the end, all...Read more of this blog post »
Thanks to Camp NaNoWriMo, I managed to get the entire first draft of Magic Most Deadly’s sequel written in a month. One month! I started at the end of June, and finished right before the end of July. That’s … mind-boggling, really.
Now granted, it’s just the bare bones of the story. It need...Read more of this blog post »
T... Read more of this blog post »
I wrote this poem two decades ago as a mom of a preemie.
July 1995, I was 25 weeks... Read more of this blog post »
Photo credit: Charisma Magazine
“Trump shall become My trumpet to the American people, for he possesses qualities that are even hard to find in My people these days.”
Whatever that means.
Yep, that line was actually s...Read more of this blog post »
In the small careful nuances of... Read more of this blog post »
Ok, so here’s the deal.
Current comics projects:
I was going to get started on Piracy is Liberation v03 this fall, but right now I don’t see it happening. I also had to postpone the Transgressions 2 project I was planning to get started with Brazilian noise band Anarcho Vomit Noise. But I finishe...Read more of this blog post »
If Grace Johnson knew one thing
at all, it was that all men were dirtbags.
All men … except Noah Bennet.
“I was lost in his eyes. Lost
in his tears. My goal was to pull him out of the darkness … even if it dragged
me in as well.”
If Noah Bennet knew one thing
at all, it was he needed Grace Johnson.... Read more of this blog post »
p.s. A review of my book would be nice.
Cheers, Andrea McKenzie Raine
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Courtesy of wikipedia
In Awakening the Luminous Mind, the author discusses how the tensions and blockages a person feels aren’t the entirety of the person, but can be mistaken for such. He likens this experience to the clouds and the sky. The clouds are the tension or blockages, but the sky is en...Read more of this blog post »
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