Gotta love those librarians! Nine out of the ten books chosen for the Library Journal’s list of Best Romances for 2014 are historical romance, and one of them is What A Lady Needs for Christmas! (Franklin, Babette, and I are all doing nip-ups!)
Original article: What’s Afoot Oct. 22
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Burqas Are Awesome
by sarahwathen • August 22, 2014
A Book Review of Honor and Polygamy by Omar Farhad
(Find it on Amazon here.)
Okay, burqas aren’t exactly awesome, but…read on.
As soon as I read the description of “Honor and Polygamy” by Omar Farhad, I knew I wanted to read it—the subjec... Read more of this blog post »
I am pleased to announce that I have just finished a new story, titled Bedtime Tales of Horror: Best Lover.
It will be up on Kindle soon. More details to come!!
Now that I have a book (books, actually, but the erotic romance one is the one I’m emphasizing in MFRW promotions :)) of my own, I get the pleasure of taking advantage of Marketing for Romance Writers (MFRW) promotional opportunities like Book Hooks! A number of authors participate each week, so...Read more of this blog post »
This is my second attempt to map the fairytale heroine’s journey in a specific tale. I’m calling this project Mapping the Fairytale Heroine’s Journey. As you may know if you’re following along, I started with a blog post called “The Heroine’s Journey,” in which I listed ten steps or stages the fa...Read more of this blog post »
Yes, both sets of books take place in the same world, but in different periods and with different sets of characters. Gull, in all her incarnations, is the main... Read more of this blog post »
I had a day off this weekend from shooting Supernatural, and I was walking around downtown Vancouver on Saturday, sampling all the artisan coffee I could get my throat around. At one point I saw a pair of guys walking towards me wearing gamer shirts. Black short-sleeved, one Halo and one Call of...Read more of this blog post »
“Okay, I get it. If I write one page a day, in a year I’ll have a novel. My problem is I have no idea what to write about.”
You’re sitting on a mother lode of ideas. You just haven’t mined them yet.
A good story, no matter what the genre, is about conflict. It’s about developing your main character... Read more of this blog post »
A bit more than a month into using my Erin Condren Life Planner, and I’m still quite enamored of it. I’ve been having fun making stickers and trackers for other people (many of which can be used in other kinds of planners or on calendars), but the ones I make for myself are especially enjoyable....Read more of this blog post »
On Monday, I commenced a two-part post looking at some favourite heroines from SFF I’ve read over the past three years (since my Six Great Heroines Of SFF, Part 1 & Part 2 posted in 2011.) All ten heroines are in books by contemporary authors that have been relatively recently published, i.e....Read more of this blog post »
I get a new mug, as I begin work on a new novel.
I am working on a new novel because the previous one is finally in production.
A friend writes. She remembers how it was when she first moved on to a new novel, and warns of the way a new draft can depress you after all the long hours on someth...Read more of this blog post »
So far, the past/present style plot is working nicely and a... Read more of this blog post »
It's been forever since I updated my blog. I've turned into such a blogging slacker! But maybe I can use the excuse that I've been busy writing stories to pardon me (which I really have been). So, here's what's been up in Linda Kage land:
First up, my blog and website have been redesigned.I'm so... Read more of this blog post »
my debut novel, my baby,
will be released IN PRINT on Halloween!
As a child, Marni Miller was not the driven and unyielding woman encountered in Tessa. An only child, growing up in the 40’s and 50’s, Marni was further is... Read more of this blog post »
Chuck Wendig has an entertaining post up: Five ways to respond to a negative review: a helpful guide. Funny! Also topical, as it happens. I’m sure it’s not a coincidence that Chuck posted about negative reviews this week!
Those of you who aren’t in the writer/blogger Twitter stream and who don’t h...Read more of this blog post »
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What a day it has been. I woke up to the news that my beloved spiritual teacher and friend since childhood, John-Roger, passed away in the early hours at the age of eighty. If there is one thing he taught me, it is to keep doing good, no matter what.
Tonight my sister-in-law and our much-loved lit...Read more of this blog post »
Storming Love: Blizzard - Seth & Casey
I was invited to write a story in the MLR press 'Storm' series. My book is the story of Seth and Casey and will be out with MLR very early 2015.
The story is about Seth McGuire, a school teacher on a school trip, stranded with pupils... Read more of this blog post »
Hey guys. I just wanted to pop in and say I’m around … but exhausted. A lot of family migraine drama. As in you can’t make this stuff up. So please bear with me when I can’t get things posted! Just know I haven’t forgotten you! xo
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I’m setting up a blog tour for When the Planets Align, which is out December 19! I’m billing it as kind of a gay When Harry Met Sally… albeit less funny. But two guys who have been friends forever have a romance that spans fourteen years and I’m so elated to have this book go out into the world....Read more of this blog post »
Artist Victoria Tomeo with her DIE FOR ME-themed photos.
Artist Victoria Tomeo (15) featured two DIE FOR ME-themed photographs in her exhibition at Gallery212 Miami, and I couldn’t be more honored! Two of the 23 photos in her debut show are images of her dog-eared DIE FOR ME books, entitled “Plum...Read more of this blog post »
How would you like to have a Cumberland Creek character named after you? Just write a review of A CRAFTY CHRISTMAS on Amazon, Goodreads, or B & N, and you’re name will go into a hat. One of my lovely daughters will pull out a name. Good luck!
Just to let you know, yesterday I sent back the c...Read more of this blog post »
You can listen to mission chatter in the background while you work, or just the eerie wailing of the space between the stars.
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Blurb: Best-selling novelist and songwriter, Camie Rogers has penned numerous accounts of the secret love she holds in her heart. Country-Music Superstar Kip Allen has changed from the shy, humble boy, to the epitome of “star.” Can the two rediscover each other after one night of his Home is wh... Read more of this blog post »
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The Mike Brown they don’t want you to see. Never forget. #nojusticenopeace #staywoke #arrestdarrenwilson
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