Goodreads Authors

recent my authors
Recent blog posts from authors.

Lisa de Nikolits Lisa de Nikolits's blog:
“Half the bloggers we approached aren’t interested in your book.” – blog tour host
“Why not?” – baffled author
“Too much sex.”
“Too much? In this day and age of fifty shades of erotica?”
“We were surprised too but there’s nothing we can do.”

Sigh.

It wasn’t as if I planned to write a novel with sex i... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 13, 2014 05:55 • 9 views
Torrie McLean Torrie McLean's blog:
So, I’ve been pretty careful in this blog until now because it’s kinda been a balancing act ...

I liked the thought of trying to keep up with a blog at least semi-regularly, but I didn’t want it to just become some vacuous advert for my book(s). And I like reading too much to want to censor mysel... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
1 like · like  • 
Published on July 13, 2014 05:26 • 14 views
Michael Bluemling Jr. Michael Bluemling Jr.'s blog:
Michael Bluemling Jr.

365 Days of Reflection Towards God’s Love and Acceptance
~June 4, 2014-June 3, 2015~

Day 40-West Palm Beach, Florida:

There are billions of people in this world and within each culture every person has his or her own distinct religious beliefs. That is the great thing about havi... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 13, 2014 05:17 • 6 views
Beth Reekles Beth Reekles's blog:


















Photos of YALC and London Comic Con day 1!



I met a bunch of Game of Thrones actors in the Green Room (Cersei, Bran, Podrick Payne…) and had lunch with Bernard Cribbins! Ha! How cool is that?!



More on that at the end of the weekend when I’ll recount all the cool things I’ve done and the cool people...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 13, 2014 03:06 • 1 view
Jayson James Jayson James's blog:

7 Crazy Things Authors Do or Say
Writers are a crazy bunch, and I say that with all the love in the world. I am one, I have friends who are writers, I stalk enough authors, in a word, I am dedicated to the trade… Yet we are as crazy as they come and some of the things we say or do are just way too... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
1 like · like  • 
Published on July 13, 2014 00:00 • 10 views
Marian Tee Marian Tee's blog:
...is the release date of The Art of Wedding a Greek Billionaire. It should be live on Amazon, Kobo, and AllRomance right away. It may take a day or two more to be live on Barnes & Noble and at least a week more before it goes live on Apple.

Thank you everyone for being patient. Again, I apolo... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 12, 2014 14:08 • 1 view
Pat Hatt Pat Hatt's blog:
The cat just can't get a nice sleep here at his keep. Always bothered by something at his sea. Now more future headlines seem to come to me. These ones are oh so great that I have to repeat such a fate.

2045: Woman trips on her shoe and dies!
I guess that brought out the flies.
2036: Car runs into d... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 13, 2014 03:00 • 3 views
Katie Hamstead Katie Hamstead's blog:
I want to do a new thing. I have a kindle full of books, and I want a way to organize my reading of them. So, each month, I'd love for you, my followers, to make a suggestion for what I should read. About mid month, I will go into my kindle and tell you what I have and you can vote. I will then l... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 12, 2014 13:07 • 1 view
Dan    Thompson Dan Thompson's blog:
Before I explore the subject of Facebook, I would like to share a few news items I think you’ll enjoy.Here Lies Love had a nice feature on Everything Books and Authors. I would like to express my thanks to Toni for sharing the info – she really is great! You can read the feature here. […] Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 13, 2014 02:08 • 5 views
Bill Willingham Bill Willingham's blog:

This is a guide to getting into Fabletown and Beyond for those new and potentially new Fables readers. Especially those coming over from The Wolf Among Us, who may be refugees seeking additional time in Fabletown (welcome to you all).


There are many ways to read Fables, from inexpensive to more ex...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 12, 2014 16:02 • 3 views
R. Joseph Hoffmann R. Joseph Hoffmann's blog:
We talk a lot about the legacy of Greece and Rome but in 1948 the polymathic Will Durant, in a transcribed lecture, tried to set the historical record straight: we owe far more to ancient Persia than anyone has ever dared to admit.

Persia in the History of Civilization: By Will Durant

[Originally p... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 13, 2014 04:42 • 20 views
Shah Wharton Shah Wharton's blog:
Ken MacGregor has been touring the interview circuit with his collection An Aberrant Mind that’s best described as a journey through a quirky minefield of horror and comedy with a few twists thrown in for good measure. As with all speculative fiction authors, there are some difficulties to traver... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 12, 2014 13:45 • 4 views
Jay Cassie Jay Cassie's blog:
Social media was an anathema to me; only indulged in by kids with nothing better to do with their time or so I thought.

Now I have to master it if I want to sell more books; or that is what everyone tells me!

Having reached the big Seven-O - it is a challenge but one I will overcome. Just watch t... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 13, 2014 04:33 • 49 views
Bill Gates Bill Gates's blog:
Bill Gates recommends six books to read this summer: “Business Adventures” by John Brooks, “The Bully Pulpit” by Doris Kearns Goodwin, “The Rosie Project” by Graeme Simsion, “The Sixth Extinction” by Elizabeth Kolbert, and “Reinventing American Health Care” by Ezekiel J. Emanuel.
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 13, 2014 04:33 • 3 views
C.L.  Scott C.L. Scott's blog:
Thank you to everyone who has downloaded Forever Bound. As of yesterday an updated version was added to Amazon. If you haven't already read it, please update your Kindle's. The new version has dealt with the spelling and grammar issues from the first draft. Apologies to those who read the origina... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
2 comments
like  • 
Published on July 13, 2014 04:18 • 7 views
Cheryl Suchacek Cheryl Suchacek's blog:
So changing gears.. One of the questions that has been posed by many is what inspires you as a writer....

Well a lot of things really, but what if I tell you the main thing that gets me motivated is working w/my husband in creating the artwork.

Working as a couple and happy about it too! Who could... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 13, 2014 04:18 • 49 views
Tony Breeden Tony Breeden's blog:
My most recent post got me to thinking about a post I wrote about 4 years ago, called Dirty Deeds and the Christian Author. The following is an updated version of that post:

My characters are generally bad people. The whole stinkin’ lot of them simply reek of original sin. Which is to say, they’r... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 12, 2014 21:15 • 4 views
Rebecca Berto Rebecca Berto's blog:
TORRENT by Gemma James (pen name for Christina Jean Michaels) is the first book in a new series by the author that made me fall in love with her previous BDSM serial of novellas. I loved the depth, erotic nature … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 12, 2014 14:00 • 5 views
Steven Barnes Steven Barnes's blog:
http://acestoohigh.com/2012/10/03/the-adverse-childhood-experiences-study-the-largest-most-important-public-health-study-you-never-heard-of-began-in-an-obesity-clinic/
I 100% agree with what this article says: that behavioral dysfunctions are a form of PTSD, often related to childhood trauma. Thi... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 12, 2014 10:35 • 10 views
Cora Carmack Cora Carmack's blog:
Do you guys remember back in March when I introduced you all to the wonderful members of my Rusk University Street Team?
Well, the time has come to start promoting the next book in the Rusk University series, All Broke Down.

And my publicity peeps and I think it's time to add some new readers to... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 12, 2014 12:08 • 16 views
Natasha Knight Natasha Knight's blog:
Wow, look at this gorgeous cover! Next Wednesday, July 16th, fifteen of the seventeen Sci Spanks authors will present their stories (some revised and expanded) in an easy-to-read, downloadable, one-stop-shop anthology,Sci Spanks!If you earned a completion bonus this year, you are eligible for af... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 13, 2014 01:00 • 9 views
Tricia Drammeh Tricia Drammeh's blog:

Tricia Drammeh:

This article by Maegan Provan is sure to ruffle a few feathers, but she’s right. There IS a disturbing trend in a literature. Maegan mentions Twilight and the Bella/Mary Sue type characters who tell our girls that true love is giving up everything for a man. Even more disturbing (...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 12, 2014 07:24 • 9 views
Jackie Nacht Jackie Nacht's blog:

Here’s your answers to Wednesday Puzzle. :D


Holiday Jobs That Don’t Suck #1







O




F




N




G




M




R




O




T




C




J




L




M




Y




Q




A




T




C




M




P




H






W




N




T




A




E




H




S




G




Z




H




B




S




K




H




O




B




R




W




L




J






J




C




Z




L




Y




X




A




O




A




P




P




L




E




C




I




D




E




R




G




S






H




J




Y




B




S




D




J




Y




K




D




X




A




K




X




C




B




M




K




Y




L






G




T




X




C




Y




A




A




I




D




M




U




W




L




K




N




W




C




F




S




I






C




M




K




O




X




Y




W




Y




M




E




Z




S




D




D




Y




I




L




Q




K




C






E




G




D




O




G




W




D




Y




F




M




N




O




K




Y




R




Z




V




A




P




Z






V




S




B




P




V




I




H




Z




E




T




Y




N




N




R




Y




Y




P




E




K




R






I




K




Z




E




Z




Z




F




K




D




R




G




U




E




W




E




V




Y




K




F




T






R




M




L




R




W




O




X




N




Q




T




S




M




R




S




K




F




T




N




I




D






O




J




W




C




L




I




U




B




E




N




K




L




A




A




S




O




I




F




R




F






C




O




W




O...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 12, 2014 17:28 • 9 views
Andrew Q. Gordon Andrew Q. Gordon's blog:
It’s Official:

Yesterday I got word—contracts are a word(s) right—that Dreasmpinner Press, specifically their ‘DsP Publications’ line, has accepted the The Eye and the ArmChampion of the Gods Book Two. This is actually very cool, much cooler than just they bought my book. DsP Publication is a n...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 12, 2014 08:07 • 1 view
Abigail Owen Abigail Owen's blog:
In recent posts I've talked about my big internal debate about the possible impact of book covers and my observations about my own books. After finally deciding to change my Svatura covers, I share several of the design options I was working on.

I have finally finished and have started the process... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 12, 2014 07:00 • 2 views
Lori Meckley Lori Meckley's blog:
Book 2 - The Awakening of Angela Mercy

LINK http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00LQ4KPPY



Book 2.5 - Novella - We Could Be Lovers

LINK http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00LQ4KJ2S

Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 13, 2014 03:19 • 8 views
Karen   Tucker Karen Tucker's blog:
I’ve been writing for many years (almost since I could write, in fact), but only recently decided to give it a go and publish my own work, hoping that a readership would follow. But with so many writers out there doing the same thing, it’s not as easy as all that.

One piece of advice I’ve read tim... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 13, 2014 03:07 • 13 views
Anna Levine Anna Levine's blog:
I just sent off a piece to the NY Times Op-ed about memoir writing, journaling, diary writing and ego-documents (the new academic lingo for the above). For my novel, Surrogate Sisters (now with my agent) and for my next novel I have found myself obsessed with the genre of personal documents.

When... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
1 comment
like  • 
Published on July 13, 2014 02:55 • 21 views
Ken Poirot Ken Poirot's blog:
Come download the Kindle version of my book for free on July 21st and July 22nd.

"Mentor Me" is normally $9.99...come take advantage of my last Kindle Free Days...

July 21st and July 22nd only...after that I am leaving the Kindle Select program and my book will be offered in other ebook formats, s... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 13, 2014 02:52 • 12 views
Donna Lynn Hope Donna Lynn Hope's blog:
Ahh, Ella Fitzgerald.

One of the loveliest sights I beheld in Montana occurred on a below zero evening last autumn. I was walking late in the evening and the only people I saw were a couple on a snowmobile. They sped past me and into a snow covered field where he had built a small igloo. As I watc... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 13, 2014 02:16 • 13 views
Monica Enderle Pierce Monica Enderle Pierce's blog:

NOTE: I published this one about a year ago, but came across it just now, reread, and decided I like it enough to republish.


——————-


So you know when you’re cranking along on your story about the Druids in space, and you come to that part in the manuscript where there’s an epic space battle, and yo...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 12, 2014 14:19 • 10 views
Philip Purser-Hallard Philip Purser-Hallard's blog:

With The Pendragon Protocol now out,I’ve been wondering how topresent material on this site for those who’ve read the book, without giving away too much aboutthe plot for its prospective readers. WordPress doesn’t offer a show/hide function for spoiler text, and the old-school method of presentin...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 12, 2014 11:13 • 11 views
Alvi Syahrin Alvi Syahrin's blog:

Hari pertama bulan Januari. Musim dingin seharusnya berada pada puncaknya. Namun, tak ada awan, tak ada angin, tak ada kepingan salju berjatuhan.
Alih-alih, langit malah melukis sebuah aurora: ukiran warna hijau bak intan meliuk seperti asap dan sihir, berpadu dengan langit malam yang kelam, enam... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on June 29, 2014 03:00 • 9 views
J.A. Huss J.A. Huss's blog:

Tour Review & Giveaway: Time of Possession by Jami Davenport

Tour Review & Giveaway: Time of Possession by Jami DavenportTime of Possession Jami Davenport
Series: Book 5, a Seattle Lumberjacks novel
Genres: Contemporary, Romance
CRUNCH TIME


Supposedly undersized for the NFL, Brett Gunnels went off to do a stint in the USArmy right out of high school. Returning damaged yet stronger and moredetermined than ever...
Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 12, 2014 07:15 • 4 views
Marie Hall Marie Hall's blog:
Yesterday's winner first...

Cassandra Cushing! Congrats! :D Please write to grace.v.coronado@gmail.com and let her know that you're the Summer Giveaway Winner #12. You've won an autographed copy of Crimson Night and a genie's lamp charm necklace!

Today's winner will get an autographed copy of Death... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 12, 2014 19:38 • 7 views
Brad Thor Brad Thor's blog:
The greatest question of our time! Hope you are enjoying it.


Photos of Brad Thor
Hey Brad... How do you sign an audio book? Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 12, 2014 08:17 • 5 views
Arnon Grunberg Arnon Grunberg's blog:

Witty

My Arab publisher in his office in Cairo, he published my novel "Tirza". He turned out to be a warmhearted and witty man. He said: "My mother had cancer, but she survived because I put her on a diet. Chemotherapy has a terrible side effect: it gives you cancer."




Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 12, 2014 16:28 • 9 views
Seumas Gallacher Seumas Gallacher's blog:

…if yeez see a bunch of ten guys in a bar discussing any sport yeez choose, chances are there’ll be ten different opinions on whatever the issue at hand… go to a coffee morning clutch with a dozen ladies talking about the previous night’s television soap opera episode… same thing—twelve varying p...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 12, 2014 11:21 • 5 views
Jeremiah Walton Jeremiah Walton's blog:

Jeremiah Walton:

Poets, come out of your closets,

Open your windows, open your doors,

You have been holed-up too long

in your closed worlds.”


-Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Populist Manifesto


Originally posted on Books & Shovels:


passion



“Books & Shovels was not initially a station wagon. It was a f...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 12, 2014 14:20 • 12 views
Shealy James Shealy James's blog:
Release date has arrived!

Finding Us

I have completed Finding Us, and the kindle edition is being uploaded to amazon.com as I type. Ahh, the joys of multitasking.

The nook, iBooks, kobo, etc versions take a bit longer, but they are coming soon. In addition the print version will be available by the... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 13, 2014 01:00 • 34 views
Edward Lorn Edward Lorn's blog:

From an upcoming interview:



Maria Hunter Welles provides the performance of a lifetime. Her narration of Edward Lorn’s novelette, CRAWL, is the author’s preferred edition. We got a chance to ask him why.

Edward Lorn says: “CRAWL, by itself, is fine and whatnot, but Maria’s performance makes this p...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 12, 2014 15:43 • 12 views
Iain Rob Wright Iain Rob Wright's blog:
As I'm about to take my first plunge into the straight-up thriller genre with my first Sarah Stone novel, available soon, I thought I would shine a spotlight on the latest entry in the fantastic Leah Ryan series, by Tracy Sharp. Like my Sarah Stone, Leah Ryan is a no nonsense action girl fighting... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
1 like · like  • 
Published on July 12, 2014 11:49 • 7 views
Uvi Poznansky Uvi Poznansky's blog:
One car after another, the train is approaching
One book after another, a life is unfolding
A story unread is a pleasure denied
Come to the station, join us for the ride!


My author friends have joined forces with me!We bring you not only stories—but collection of them.Our characters live on from one... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 12, 2014 17:24 • 5 views
Stacey Brutger Stacey Brutger's blog:

This book has been a long time in the making, so I’m excited to show you the final cover for Coveted. Isn’t it gorgeous? I’m beyond thrilled how it turned out!



Coveted



Born of myths and legends, guardian wolves protect the world against evil. After centuries without their destined mates, their race is...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 12, 2014 09:04 • 13 views
Tehani Wessely Tehani Wessely's blog:
Image from Jeff Bullas

Image from Jeff Bullas


I’ve tried to record some statisticsfor my anthologies when I can, because I find it interesting myself, and I know that some people like to know this stuff! In the past six months or so, I’ve been reading forInsert Title Here, an unthemed speculative fiction anthology. Whi...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
like  • 
Published on July 12, 2014 00:46 • 5 views
More blogs…
Author Program
Ask the Author: Featured Authors
Jacqueline Winspear Interview with Jacqueline Winspear
The bestselling mystery writer takes a break from her Maisie Dobbs series to pen a stand-alone historical novel, The Care and Management of Lies, set during World War I....more

Nick Harkaway Interview with Nick Harkaway
On a radioactive island a middle-aged British sergeant becomes a crime-fighting superhero in Tigerman, a genre-bending adventure from the author of Angelmaker....more

More…