“Hush, Charles,” she said sharply, before a growl could develop. The dog sat down obediently.
“They tell me I am guilty of common assault,” she went on. “Me! A pillar... Read more of this blog post »
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Only 19 days to go before the Fifty Shades of Grey Movie!!!
All right, so there is a bathroom scene in the Fifty Shades of Grey Movie and that got me thinking of a photo I shared on Pinterest has become the most shared photo I’ve pinned so far.
Here’s the photo I was talking about:
When I first...Read more of this blog post »
One of my favorite quotes is by a British writer of novels, short stories and poems. From The Jungle Book to Gunga Din, this guy knew that one of the most powerful things we have at our disposal as human beings are m... Read more of this blog post »
Unlikely Influences isa series of weekly blog posts abouthow science fiction and fantasy writers can learn the tricks of their trade in odd places. Most are from guest authors, but I’ll pop in from time to time too.
This week’s installment is by Rebecca Schwarz, and it appeared first on Rebecca’...Read more of this blog post »
I mostly wanted to use it to say hey and hellos to people who might try to find out more about... Read more of this blog post »
Take bald eagle man seen rusting on park bench looking at the sky with his eyes , tiny white flowers dro... Read more of this blog post »
Something kind of fun (I hope!).
I have a female character in ‘Killer Curves’ (Dangerous Curves #3) who is, at the moment, nameless. That got me thinking that I should be inspired by one of YOUR names. Right?
So! If you’d like to be in my next book – or at least a character will have your name –...Read more of this blog post »
Whoa - 1999? Hmmm.
I've never read any of Ms. Bradley's work nor had I, before learn... Read more of this blog post »
I'd love to have you read my book, Hand Over Your Heart!
*As exciting as it was to win Crossbook's Writing Contest with this manuscript, hearing from my readers is even better!
For a chance to win one of two copies of Hand Over Your Heart, enter my Goodreads Gi... Read more of this blog post »
"And she said to him, 'As surely as you live, my lord, I am the woman who stood here beside you praying to the Lord. I prayed for this child and the Lord has granted me what I asked of him."
Hannah... Read more of this blog post »
We have night dreams, sometimes wonderful, horrifying, or very vague, those that you can only remember bits and pieces of.
Maybe one might need a doctorate to be able to give the purp... Read more of this blog post »
Thank you wonderful people for entering my giveaway. Here is a list of the winners:
Bregje van Gastel
I will be mailing you The Seventh Sentinel on Monday, together with a small gift.
Once again everyone, thank you for entering.
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I have been turning over the essential mystery of addiction in my mind — what causes some... Read more of this blog post »
मन्त्र गुन्नुनाउँदै ।
तिनका खच्चरका झुन्डहरू
बगैँचामा पस्दछन्, तर
खाँदैनन् सयपत्रीका बिरुवाहरू ।
सयपत्रीको एउटा थुङगामा
कति फूल हुन्छन्
तिब्बतमा बर्खा भएको बेलामा
हाम्रोमा कुन मौषम हुन्छ ?
तिब्बतमा तीन बजेको बेला
हाम्रोमा कति बजेको हुन्छ ?
तिब्बतम... Read more of this blog post »
‘I wouldn’t do that if I were you.’
Stranded and searching for a phone, Flick inadvertently walks into danger, and finds herself living in a nightmare. But an unexpected reprieve comes in the form of a stranger, a looming silhouette more terrifying than the evil that captured...Read more of this blog post »
It’s been a while since I’ve given an update on what I’m working on. With Kendíka around, she’s so efficient, I sometimes forget to inform my followers.
I completed my first romance novella. Right now I’m calling it The Impossible Ownership, but I’m not too sure of the title. My cover...Read more of this blog post »
I have been so wrapped up in preparing the next lecture for my course on Karl Marx's Critique of Capitalism that I have allowed a number of comments to go by without proper responses. Perhaps a Sunday morning, now that the crossword puzzle and double crostic are out of the way, is a suitable time... Read more of this blog post »
Books of the Week:
Nice, Jen Sacks
The Slow Regard of Silent Things, Patrick Rothfuss
Dry Bones in the Valley, Tom Bouman
Symbiont, Mira Grant
Jen Sacks’s Nice came recommended by another member of Sisters in Crime. The description of it – “A girl hates breaking up with boyfriends, so she kills them”...Read more of this blog post »
Hi all! I’m so excited to announce that Claiming Their Royal Mate: Part Four is now available in the Amazon store. I’m so sorry for the delay, but I hope you enjoy the story!
Claiming Their Royal Mate: Part FourIn The Series Claiming Their Royal Mate, Royals Genres: Erotic Romance, Menage, New Ad... Read more of this blog post »
Andra will be at Charleston's Blue Bicycle Books on Tuesday, Feburary 3 from 5 - 7pm. Come out and enjoy food, beverages and conversation with South Carolinians in Not Without My Father: One Woman's 444-Mile Walk of the Natchez Trace. Meet Andra's Dad and Mom. Be inspired to Make a Memory.
The pos...Read more of this blog post »
Hoy os comparto un concurso internacional que mi amiga bloggera Marta está llevando a cabo vía Facebook. En él, y como bien explica ella, se sortea un ejemplar de MAGIA EN LAS ESTRELLAS, de Romantic ediciones, en formato epub.
Os comparto las bases. Animaos, es muy fácil participar.
CO... Read more of this blog post »
Over the past two months I’ve had the opportunity to visit 5 classrooms, grades 2nd and 3rd. I also have had the opportunity to meet other teachers who expressed interest in having me come and visit their classrooms. Visiting the classrooms was such a wonderful privilege, I had been sharing some... Read more of this blog post »
in high school, when i told my guidance counselor i wanted to be a pianist, i remember that she asked point blank, “well, what does a pianist do?”
i could make something up, but i don’t really recall what i said—maybe “play the piano?”—but then she questioned further.
"i mean, do you really want to...Read more of this blog post »
Before few days, I came across a lesson in text book of school children in an American High School about world religions. It stated that Hinduism believes in multiple Gods. I was shocked to see this. In fact Hinduism... Read more of this blog post »
Welcome back to Medieval Monday. Is your TBR list growing phenomenally? Maybe you need to get on some of these books. I could easily spend more time reading than writing with these wonderful authors. Today is just as good withVictoria Zak and Highland Burn. Is her cover hot or what? Enjoy:
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"You're so lucky," they all say. "He loves you so much."
I smile at them. "I love him too."
And I do.
I'm working as a ghost writer and a rich girl comes in one day with her life story. I listen to her for three hours then put a hand on her shoulder.
"Lady," I say. "This will never sell. You'... Read more of this blog post »
Here is the snow-woman dressed in a sari:
And here are some other looks:
This is a quick, no-sew project that you can bring out every winter for the felt board.
Check back every Monda... Read more of this blog post »
"Nate West. Hollywood bad-boy. Television megastar. Womanizer. Basically everything I hate about the male species rolled into one handsome package. And yet…I want him."
Ellie Turner is a lesbian. She has tattoos, short hair, and a ‘don’t-mess-with-me-attitude.’ She knows... Read more of this blog post »
Seriously digging this song and added it to the playlist for Endings & Beginnings.
I was reading the book reviews of a certain Christian book on Amazon yesterday, and stumbled upon the most astounding argument for the truth of Christianity I have ever read.
One reviewer of this book (which will go unnamed) left a fairly negative and critical review. As you may know, Amazon allow...Read more of this blog post »
Every January I make new resolutions about what I'm going to read in the forthcoming calendar year. I've been doing this for at least seven or eight years (so we're talking as f... Read more of this blog post »
After marathon-watching all five seasons of "Breaking Bad," Abby Goldsmith analyzes why the show is so addictive, and why so many viewers respect the characters. It's all about good storytelling. That, and clever problem-solving, and ironic contrast.
How can meth cooks be so fascinating? Abby delv... Read more of this blog post »
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