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Love is a stative verb, in that it implies something permanent. The verb, "to be" in "I am a man", is stative because unless I have some dr... Read more of this blog post »
A month abroad goes something like this:
Home → Edinburgh, Scotland
Edinburgh, Scotland → Oslo, Norway
Oslo, Norway → Edinburgh, Scotland
Edinburgh, Scotland → London, England
London, England → Prague, Czech Republic
Prague, Czech Republic → Vienna, Austria
Vienna, Austria → Heidelberg, Germany
Very exciting news today! My Twelve Planets collection is finally done, dusted and off to the printers. It’s called Caution: Contains Small Parts and will feature two short stories and two novellas. As she has done with the rest of the series, Amanda Rainey has produced a brilliant cover that man...Read more of this blog post »
If you totally lost your memory, and never regained it back, are you (the previous you) dead?
I have been reading quite a few things lately.
Asymmetry by the Thoraiya Dyer.
Blackbirds by Chuck Wendig.
The Man Who Forgot His Wife by John O'Farrell.
The Rook by Daniel O'Malley.
Asymmetry i... Read more of this blog post »
Am blogging over at Britwriters, about the delights of 2012 and how we followed the torch in a uniquely literary fashion!
You can win a copy of Tumble Tu... Read more of this blog post »
And part of today's obligation... Read more of this blog post »
I wonder if this is for publicity. I wonder i... Read more of this blog post »
An awakened womb can work at the deepest levels of manifestation, literally orchestrating the forces and powers of creation into materialization.
The... Read more of this blog post »
Reminiscent of Six Impossible Things by Fion... Read more of this blog post »
Then for some read... Read more of this blog post »
I am writing in a cabin on a cliff surrounded by blackberry bushes and ferns. There are old madrona trees and California poppies, stairs to climb, and a small bunny that runs through the grass occasionally.
As they say in the Chicago song, "Everybody needs a little time away..."
To the... Read more of this blog post »
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The number one request we got when we asked you what you’d like us to talk about? Short story writing. Mary is our resident expert, and if she weren’t already a member of the cast, she’d our go-to expert for an interview. Convenient!
We begin by addressing the popular notion that writing short s...
Like I’ve been sharing with you on FB and Twitter, the wonderful reviews are pouring in for IF I SHOULD DIE. And I can’t even tell you how gratifying that is. Because, quite basically, what one hopes for is that the more they write, the better they get. And all of the reviews for Book 3 of the DI...Read more of this blog post »
One Facebook, fan Katie has been creating some pretty awesome Demon Cycle fan art lately. Check it out.
First, she posted this action-packed scene of Arlen and One-Arm duking it out.
Amazing detail! Katie perfectly captures the moment when one arm becomes, well, one-armed.
Then, she above and bey...Read more of this blog post »
So thrilled to come to you today with something that has been in the works for a very long time.
As many of you no doubt saw, last week EW.com unveiled the title, cover, and description for the sixth–and final–Gallagher Girls book. (Read the original announcement here.)
Well, now I can...Read more of this blog post »
There is going to be an Ivy Granger series spin-off focusing on the mysterious Hunters' Guild.
Yes folks. That's a whole new series set in the urban fantasy world of Ivy G... Read more of this blog post »
I’m speaking today at An Event Apart San Diego about Feedback Without Frustration. Here’s a summary of my best related blog posts:
How To Get Better Feedback
How To Run A Design Critique
How To Give andReceiveCriticism
How To Run A Brainstorming Meeting
How To Be Good At Anything
Top Mistakes UX Design... Read more of this blog post »
Hello, ALM Action Force members.
Today’s mission is as simple as reading this short update of some stuff I have going on across the web. Couldn’t be simpler, could it?
Oh, and sorry these aren’t links. I’ve been having trouble getting links to work but my webguy is working on it and the problem sho...Read more of this blog post »
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Delirium Trilogy by Lauren Oliver
Finally! It’s done. After 9590342213 years of deciding for a design.
Review for Neanderthal Seeks Human by Penny Reid
I did something with this book that is always a good thing. I read it without reading the blurb first. I'd heard it was quirky, funny, and had a character named"Sir McHotpants." That was good enough for me.
I start reading. It's first person POV, n... Read more of this blog post »
And they are edible. :)
Isn't it pretty? Here are two... Read more of this blog post »
A Mutual Interest in Numbers, Book 2 in my Love and the Library series is now available!
Love and the Library--A celebration of the beginnings of love wherein four Regency gentlemen meet their matches over a copy of Pride and Prejudice at the library.
A Mutual Interest in Numbers
Love and... Read more of this blog post »
On May 11, I’ll be doing a panel at LitFest Pasadena:
PANEL: SciFi & Fantasy Bridging Genres: The Novel, Short Story, & Graphic Novel(2:30pm-3:20pm, Harriet Doerr Stage)
Award-winning anthology editor & co-host of Wired.com’s The Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy podcastJohn Joseph Adams(The...Read more of this blog post »
Matt Danmor thinks he’s lucky. Not many people survive a near death accident with nothing more than a bout of amnesia, a touch of clumsiness and the conviction that the technician who did the MRI had grey skin and hooves.
Still, it takes time to recover from trauma like that, especially when the... Read more of this blog post »