On Sunday night, I was invited to join Authors in the Round, a live radio show hosted by Karen Smith, president of Three Worlds Press. The show was broadcast fromhttp://www.40footholestudio.comin Lanoka Harbor at the Murray Grove Retreat Center. It was a wonderful experience.Scott Wieczorekis on... Read more of this blog post »
The rights tomyvery first piece of published fiction, DARK NEST, and their sequels,have allreturned to me, and I'm thrilled to be making all three DARK NEST saga pieces available in separate digital formats, or in a compilation volume that will be available... Read more of this blog post »
A bard who hoarded words
And plots, heard in the kitchen
Where he slept on the ledge of a stove
In old Romani slave quarters
Surrounded by the rich earth
Of what is now Moldova
Somewhat drunk by the wine
The children consumed
Because the water was poison
And it was thirsty work... Read more of this blog post »
Several years ago, while under the influence of the demanding thumb of a dental receptionist/collections office job, I announced to my husband that I wanted to be the owner of a pig.
His initial reaction was one that would be expected under such inquir... Read more of this blog post »
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For those interested in viewing the three minute segment, it is filed at http://abc27.com/2015/08/04/author-sp....
Don't forget to go to the Author Jon D. Kurtz Facebook page and... Read more of this blog post »
There are many Rules of DragonCon that those of us who are perennials have adopted over the years. Most of them revolve around elevators (You have to go down to go up. Always make room for the handicapped. Always follow a Ghostbuster) or walkways (Don’t take photos in the walkways. Avoid the habi...Read more of this blog post »
The post From Instagram: Attempting Transparent Tarts because I just read George Clooney loves this Southern pie, and I was intrigued. Made the pie crust, filled it with parchment and beans to bake blind and keep the crust flat. In walks The Rower. "Mmmm. Something smells good. What is that? Bean...Read more of this blog post »
Plus, the paperback is available.
All at this pithy link: http://www.amazon.com/MISSES-BRONT%C3...
If you love the Brontes, Victorian novels, alternate history and a whole bunch more, please chec... Read more of this blog post »
Obviously I believe in my work. The proof, as they say, is in the pudding, so we'll jus... Read more of this blog post »
Due to the fact that the writing process of this book has taken so long, I have decided to include bonus material at the end of the book.
This bonus material comes in the form of a separate short ebook which details some of my personal experiences with the UFO phenomenon which I orig... Read more of this blog post »
2.7 million viewers tuned into "I Am Cait" on the E! Network to share in the not-so-private sexual transformation of former Olympian Bruce Jenner.
Therefore, we have reduced the price of our satire "Bonjour Amig... Read more of this blog post »
so. we moved last week. we hired movers before we discovered that i was pregnant, & thank god we did because the miscarriage really took it out of me. for the last week before we moved, i was in a lot of physical pain (cramps, migraines, etc) & was basically useless as far as gathering bo...Read more of this blog post »
We’re doing Challenge Coins again! Last time we did a Kickstarter and sold over $100,000 worth of them, which turned out to be a LOT of freaking coins. So we’ve learned from last time around and will be doing a few things differently.
This post was written by Jack Wylder. He’s the poor guy who act...Read more of this blog post »
Today’s the day: my latest book, THE ETERNAL WORLD, is on sale everywhere from William Morrow. If you haven’t already, you can get your copy fromAmazon,Barnes & Noble,iBooks, or from your local bookstore throughIndieBound.
But if you prefer the personal touch, you’re in Los Angeles tonight,...Read more of this blog post »
Disclaimer: I am currently a caretaker of former Bitcoin Tycoon, Mark Karpeles’s two cats.Yes, his pussy manager. Throw the jokes out there.On the assumption that both humans and cats are innocent until proven guilty, I agreed to take on the care of the cats for the time being–despite deadly cat...Read more of this blog post »
Route 66 with Hop A Long Travel of Norway
during their stop at the Powerhouse Visitor Center
in Kingman, Arizona. The title for today's post is somewhat lengthy but it stilldoes not adequately describe everything that has happened over the cour... Read more of this blog post »
I’m currently working on revisions to my novel manuscript. I’ve been over the draft numerous times, so I’m not finding a lot of typos or grammar errors. My focus this time through, rather, is on style and continuity.
But I am spotting the occasional error, and I want to bring one of those to your...Read more of this blog post »
From Further Secrets of Adulthood: “_____ is a good servant but a bad master.”
What else would you suggest?
How would you fill in that blank?
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One hot Summer.
Who will you fall in love with?
Three Adjectives to Describe Him: Confident, Charming, Impulsive
Something Most People Don’t Know About Him: Grayson’s first kiss was with a girl he met on the island of Winlock Harbor. To this day, he’s never told anyone her rea...Read more of this blog post »
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Bram Stoker’s Dracula movie fanart by Haruhiko Mikimotoin the February 1993 issue of Animage.
“…In 2011, the World Health Organization classified the kind of low-energy radiation that cell phones emit as “possibly carcinogenic” because of a link between cell phone use and a type of malignant brain tumor called glioma...Read more of this blog post »
Some news of interest to war tax resisters in particular:C.J. Hinke has a book coming out: Free Radicals: War Resisters in Prison. Here’s an excerpt. You can also follow the PrisonWarResisters blog which contains a lot of good accounts of mid-twentieth-century conscientious objection in the Un... Read more of this blog post »
I'm putting out a book called Gunlaw in instalments every Tuesday and Thursday on Wattpad. It's in the subgenre that folks call "weird western". That's fantasy with gunslingers to you and me.
Please join in the read and help me out with feedback!
Wattpad's free and easy to join. The story can be fo... Read more of this blog post »
It’s Titansgrave Tuesday!
Chapter Nine isn’t in the book, it wasn’t in the schedule, and it wasn’t something any of us thought about until the day before. If you want to know more details, keep reading. I recommend that you don’t continue this post until you’ve seen the episode, though I avoid any...Read more of this blog post »
Let me preface this with a caveat. To the police, our lower Westwood neighborhood is one of the safest in L.A. There are a scattering of home burglaries but most criminals working the area have taken to stealing from cars. The latest wr... Read more of this blog post »
Yesterday was pretty much the first time in twenty years that I woke up on a Monday and wasn’t ready to write. Oh, I’ve got stuff I could do, but every time I sit down, I get ugly and bad-tempered. I worked all of last year with a stress headache caused by the uncertainty of changing publishers,...Read more of this blog post »
Evernote has roughly 150 million users, and I personally use it at least 10 times a day. It is my external brain for capturing all the information, documents, online articles, lists, etc. in my life.
In this episode, Phil...Read more of this blog post »
Jeff’s Il Duce Pose
This year I was once again invited to give a seminar on plotting a novel at the Writer’s Digest Annual Conference held in New York City at the rockin’ Roosevelt Hotel. Sure, I’m a cheap date because I live in New Jersey and thus can be booked for this conference for the cost o...Read more of this blog post »
Marge & Jo working off the Texas BBQ at the astronaut gym #AstronautWivesClub
Work begins again. We are getting to the weeks where I prep for the new semester as both a teacher and an admin, but having just completed catching up on phone messages and emails, I figured I would take a break to write to you all. Whoops. Phone. BRB.
That was the husband calling about which Mo...Read more of this blog post »
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