Research Failure Type 1
NOT DOING ANY BLOODY RESEARCH IN THE FIRST PLACE
I don't mean to single out this particular comic production team for ridicule but this turned up on my Twitter timeline and it is soooo bad that I just had to make fun of it. But for a serious purpose.
Both these scenes are set... Read more of this blog post »
When you think of a romantic dinner, beer probably isn’t on the table. I guess it’s the legacy of years of “Budweiser Bros” commercials where beer is linked with man caves and The Big Game. So why did I decide to write a romantic trilogy about a brewery? Well, living in Colorado—aka, Craft Beer...Read more of this blog post »
Reminder: It’s Independent Bookstore Day tomorrow, and I’ll be at Old Firehouse Books in Ft. Collins around 12-1 to celebrate as a “guest bookseller!” I worked at an independent bookstore (McKinzey-White in Colorado Springs) back in the day, and I try to support independents whenever I can and e...Read more of this blog post »
Australia, sebuah benua dan negara dengan penduduk sangat-sangat-sangat beragam latar belakangnya. Di sini, pertanyaan setelah "What's your name?" adalah "Where a... Read more of this blog post »
White fox by Kathleen Jennings
As promised to my classes this morning, here’s the list of short stories that have remained with me over many years and still give me nightmares on occasion – so, highly recommended!
It’s by no means definitive and entirely personal!
“The Monkey’s Paw” by W. W. Jacobs
“...Read more of this blog post »
One responsibility of the support team here at Highrise is to maintain our Extras page.
What’s the Extras page?
It’s a list of all the 3rd party products that integrate with Highrise. Almost all were built by the 3rd party using the Highrise API.
This page is important for current and future custome...Read more of this blog post »
ZoomBoy has ADHD--most of you know this, and even if you didn't read Clear Water, you figured out that he got it from me.
Now, one of the hallmarks of a kid with a learn... Read more of this blog post »
издатели сообщают, что приехала Лорина книжка
вести из родного дома: Биргитта продолжает свое странствие. я рад, что некогда перевел ее “Солнечный дворик”
еще вести из детства – вот что откопали краеведы. я п...Read more of this blog post »
Who knew that getting a TV deal would mean emailing people non-stop for the next few days!
But I’m making up for the days I missed on the DREAMFALL Dreamfest by running 3 separate contests. Here are 3 ways for you to try to win a signed copy of…
1. Instagram: Post a photo on your Instagram feed...Read more of this blog post »
There has been a slight shift in the release date for The Core. Instead of the previously announced August 15, 2017 in the US and August 17, 2017 in the UK, The Core will now be released on September 28, 2017 in the UK and October 3, 2017 in the US. (Audiobooks should be available on or about...Read more of this blog post »
I have an exciting announcement (at least, it’s exciting to me).
At long last, I can reveal the jacket for my new book The Four Tendencies! We worked long and hard on the design, the colors, and the subtitle. I hope you love it as much as I do. (But please, if you don’t love it, don’t tell me. Don...Read more of this blog post »
Just over one year ago, Brazil’s elected President, Dilma Rousseff, was impeached – ostensibly due to budgetary lawbreaking – and replaced with her centrist Vice President, Michel Temer. Since then, virtually every aspect of the nation’s political and economic crisis – especially corruption – has...Read more of this blog post »
Hey there everybody,
If you’ve been hanging around the blog for a while, you know that in June Worldbuilders holds a fundraiser. It’s called Geeks Doing Good, and we put a bunch of cool geekery up on Indigogo for a week so y’all can come over, ooh and ahhh, then hopefully buy some stuff and help...Read more of this blog post »
Hi lovelies! I’m thrilled to share that RINGER ARCs will be available at YALLWEST tomorrow - just find the Epic Reads booth, tell ‘em which chapter you will read first: Gemma or Lyra, and boom, you have the sequel to Replica that doesn’t come out until 10/3 in your lovely little hands! Be the fir...Read more of this blog post »
Today, I’m guest posting over on Jerry Jenkins’s site, with the post “Does This Scene Deserve a Place in Your Story? 2 Ways to Find Out.” Here’s an excerpt:
“Cut this scene. It doesn’t move the plot.”
That is my most frequent comment on manuscripts I edit for others. It causes most writers to groan...Read more of this blog post »
Hey all, you may have noticed that the forum isn’t loading and some embedded content has disappeared or stopped working. The best I have figured is that grobblins have stolen something from the inner workings. They aren’t malicious and I suspect they didn’t realize that some of the gear handles o...Read more of this blog post »
There were some fun moments of steampunk and general Gail appeal around the town of Anchorage. I thought I’d share a few with you, Gentle Reader.
I found myself at the Red Chair Cafe, for example…
And I also tracked down the local tea house…
Yes, I did contemplate just staying in that tea house f...Read more of this blog post »
Widespread use of world's most extensively sold pesticide continues, despite international concerns about health and ecological risks
OTTAWA - April 28, 2017 -- Health Canada has dismissed credible evidence in its re-evaluation of the world's most extensively sold pesticide, glyphosate, in today's...Read more of this blog post »
Update (via Mr. Gene Weingarten): The station is suing! Despite the fact that this is probably the highest-quality entertainment it has ever broadcast!Read more of this blog post »
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I made this for Easter, and it's light and lovely with a hint of orange. Next tim... Read more of this blog post »
But first: Have you been floundering to get a handle on this weird time we are in? Lately there’s been a surge of interest in my “Hori... Read more of this blog post »
We are supposed to be doing promotional thingies, but Gordon is writing Rogan POV and we’re both knee deep in Hugh’s book, so instead of a big promotional push, here is a big snippet of White Hot. Behold, the cover and buy links. Okays, love you, bye, have to write now.
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My new novel Walkaway (US tour/UK tour) is set in a world that is being torn apart by out-of-control wealth inequality, but not everyone thinks that inequality is what destabilizes the world — there’s a kind of free-market belief that says the problem is really poverty, not inequality, and that...
I have a few books coming down the pike and more projects. I'll even have my own project, which I'm excited about because it's a new venture. :-)
There will be news this summer but I can't spil... Read more of this blog post »
He wasn’t sure if he still loved her, or if he was still trying to.
She was turbulent, like a hurricane on the loose, a road racer, a fast-lane chaser.
But she was also the safest thing he ever came across. And it was the easiest thing in the world for him to hold onto the things he considered safe...Read more of this blog post »
Copies of the book are available now in stores across the country and on amazon (print and kindle): http://bit.ly/IslandsInFlux
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I haven't posted in a while (though I have had many things post worthy that I'm sure I will get to), but I had to post this.
I'm currently at Stoker Con 2017, and I was able to meet George R. R. Martin! I talked with him last night very shortly after Nancy Holder's kick off. He shook my hand and a... Read more of this blog post »
From May 3rd to the 5th (Wednesday through Friday), I’m headed out to Seaside, Oregon for a vacation with my parents. I’ve been to this city three different times and it never loses its beauty. Dog friendliness, fun beaches, lovely weather, good food, and lots to do; that’s... Read more of this blog post »
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