“Show, don’t tell” is one of my all time unfavorite of the commonly passed around “rules of writing.”
It’s also one of the most poorly understood. A lot of the “rules” that get handed from writer to writer are just silly. At best they’re applicable to one sort of story, at worst they’re head-scrat...Read more of this blog post »
I, EffingFeline, solved last week’s problem in a very satisfying way. If you recall, the bird who was my typist/editor was on strike formore birdseed.I’ll tell you how I did it in a minute.
Last week, we left Marianne, the heroine of Mr. V’s very soon-to-be-released Alien Contact for Kid Sister...Read more of this blog post »
Hm, newer Disney favorite…well, I’m afraid I gotta say Tangled! Tho Brave was pretty epic as well. And honestly, I always gotta belt the hell out of Let It Go, so I won’t say no to Frozen either. Basically, just anything Disney, because really.
Sam Chancellor has been in love with the steam engine Old Bess since he was six years old. Well, maybe not literally, but even when he’s lost everything else in his life, he’s always had her. But now her place in his heart has been unexpectedly challenged. He... Read more of this blog post »
5/25/15In case anyone missed the news from last night, I announced the release date for The Oracle’s Sprite. September 30, 2015. It is currently available for pre-order at a 15% discount at LT3. Get your copy today: http://www.lessthanthreepress.com/books
I have also heard about the status of the... Read more of this blog post »
Our elders have been working on a statement explaining the roles God has given to women in the ministries of our church. (The short answer is, “Many!”) That statement is still in the works, but our recent invitation to have Elyse Fitzpatrick share during weekend services has led some to ask...Read more of this blog post »
Welcome to the first annual MM Memorial Day Scavenger Hunt! 10 Days, 30 Blogs, and loads of prizes! The rules are simple: At each stop on the tour you'll find a military themed picture with a word or words. Collect the words and figure out the secret phrase (HINT: It's lyrics to a song). Once y... Read more of this blog post »
Title: Earth God
Series: The World Aflame Saga #4
Author: Jon Messenger
Published: May 26th, 2015
Publisher: Clean Teen Publishing
Genre: NA Paranormal Romance
Recommended Age: 13+
THE EARTH GIVES WAY TO THE SEA,
THE SEA BOWS BEFORE THE WIND,
THE WIND FEEDS THE FLAME,
THE FLAME BURNS THE WO... Read more of this blog post »
Phoenix Comicon — SOON I WILL BE IN YOU!!!
It’s a con weekend for me! This is a new con for me, and only the second time I’ve ever done a con off of the East Coast, so I’m pretty excited. I heard a lot of fabulous things about Phoenix Comicon from friends who did it last year (I’ve also heard tha...Read more of this blog post »
A recent editing client of mine has published her first novel, James Girls. F.J. Stevens urban tale tells the story of Brenda James widow of one of DC's biggest drug dealers who is hell bent on revenge for her husbands brutal murder and sister Melissa "Missy" James a diva extraordinaire who ch...Read more of this blog post »
Carousel horses at the Adelaide Fringe Festival a few years ago; can’t recall exactly when I took this photo…Read more of this blog post »
Window is us and lizard in open.The stand is fixated on its fridge.Shadows are dynamic by lizard.
Lizard is dynamic for the insect,fixated on saved midnight light.Window is just a hole in our light .
Ligh... Read more of this blog post »
That white male writers are most often reviewed and wind up winning awards and find themselves on “best of” and “summer reading” lists at places like the New York Times (NYT) is no surprise. It is and has been a white man’s world in many respects for a very long time, primarily because white guys...Read more of this blog post »
Hey Guys! I'm participating in a scavanger hunt blog hop that starts today, May 25 and runs through June 3rd. I'm on the very last day (points to schedule). There are a ton of prizes and giveaways going on.
So let's go! The starting blog is BFD Book Blog.
May 25, 2015BFD Book BlogAuthor Cardeno C.... Read more of this blog post »
Support mental health awareness! During the month of May, a portion of the proceeds...Read more of this blog post »
National Organization For Marriage president Brian Brown posted a Memorial Day message, complete with pictures of fallen soldiers' tombstones. Too bad it's all about defeating marriage equality, nondiscrimination protections for LGBT people, and Hillary Clinton:
We live in a challenging time, o...Read more of this blog post »
As a writer who relies heavily on technology to write and publish books, I am a massive fan of all the advances in technology that we’ve seen over the last twenty years. I write my books on my iPad, edit and format them on my laptop, publish them on Createspace and Kindle, and then market them on...Read more of this blog post »
Selama ini, saya takut menceritakan dan membagikan mimpi-mimpi yang saya idamkan di media sosial.
Semuanya selalu saya sembunyikan, saya tutup-tutup rapat, dan, rencananya, akan saya bagikan ketika sudah sukses saja nanti. Hal-hal semacam ini hanya saya bagikan kepada beberapa orang terdekat, sek... Read more of this blog post »
Always Yours, Baby Airicka Phoenix
Published on May 25, 2015
Genres: Chick Lit, Contemporary, Erotic Romance
How could someone so pure want filth like him?Read more of this blog post »
Damon Comb was no stranger to pain, hunger, loneliness, and abandonment. Being given a family that would die for one another didn’t erase s...
On this Memorial Day, I find myself thinking of my first visit to our nation’s capital last year, and touring Arlington and seeing the tomb of the unknown soldier, the changing of the guard, and the peace and solemnity of that place. To all our men and women who have so faithfully served and prot...Read more of this blog post »
Our pledge and our prayer this day are those of free men and free women who know that all we hold dear must constantly be built up, fostered, revered and guarded vigilantly from those... Read more of this blog post »
I have not gotten a handle on reading while actively writing. It is one of my life goals.
I read The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison. I can't believe I hadn't read it. I really enjoyed it.
Not s... Read more of this blog post »
I’m doing some work on my website, so some pages and posts may appear a bit wonky. I’m trying to get this sorted asap. Things should look shiny and new soon.
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Anonymous25 May 2015 at 13:35
Najib's days as PM is actually numbered. No doubt he has a rib with a strong character behind him but the people's sentiment of hatred against the couple has come to a boiling point. Paid supporters cannot be an indication of su... Read more of this blog post »
Check out all the positive feedback coming in for Altered State!
"Now that's how you write a mindfuck! If I could high-five you right now I would! Hell, yeah! Gah, I'm so hung over right now! Wow. You rock :) Wowowowow! Welcome back!! New favorite!" Gwendolyn Grace
"Holy shit!!!! You've blown my... Read more of this blog post »
Kerry Gans asked, “How can an author find an online audience?” Authors may not be familiar with: Snapchat, Pinterest, and Instagram, which are considered to be soft marketing outlets.
The basic social media sites include Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads, and Google+. Let’s do... Read more of this blog post »
DIRECTOR: Kevin Smith
RATING: R for vulgar language and bestiality
Dante Hicks shows up for work at the Quick Stop Convenience Store only to find out it burned to the ground after a coffee pot was negligently left on overnight. Fast forward to... Read more of this blog post »
My mom's dad joined the army at sixteen. He fought in Korea and came back and has been active in ser... Read more of this blog post »
Welcome to the first annual MM Memorial Day Scavenger Hunt! 10 Days, 30 Blogs, and loads of prizes! The rules are simple: At each stop on the tour you'll find a military themed picture with a word or words. Collect the words and figure out the secret phrase (HINT: It's lyrics to a song). Once yo... Read more of this blog post »
No truer words have been spoken. Why is this so true? For me, the first words I put down are a mess. They are me figuring out what to write. It’s a treasure hunt, not a finished piece. I’ve been told by... Read more of this blog post »
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