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Filling out character development questionnaires are great because they help you understand your character, but you need to put into your writing. Questionnaires are meant for you to get a feel for how your character will act in certain situations and what their motivatio...Read more of this blog post »
I sense the collective heartbeat. The world breathing as I breathe. I am in deep now, outside of the physical into the kaleidoscopic.
Colors turn primary, shapes go molec... Read more of this blog post »
Some times life just happens beyond my control.
This was my first book and it was a huge learning curve.
I learned primarily don't promise if I can't deliver. This will not be a mista... Read more of this blog post »
Главният Про... Read more of this blog post »
Jeg ser ned på det. Det der er tabt. Alt det der blæste overbord af øjeblikke, mennesker,jobs, muligheder, drømme, ord og andre løse genstande. Det hvirvlede afsted og forsvandt mens jeg greb ud, stirrede og græd. Og stirrede.Og græd. Stirrede.
“Jeg forstår det ikke,” sagde jeg til ham flere tusi...
Prompted by widespread criticism that the country is “rudderless and leaderless” as the economy sinks deeper into a morass, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced today that he has begun the search for someone who can run the country and revive its fortunes.
“Over the last few years, I’ve been li...Read more of this blog post »
So I finished this…it’s another FBI short… well, not super short, it’s about category length, but hey. FYI, it was just finished, typos are probably there. They’ll get caught in editing/revising.
Dunno what will come of it. Sent it to Samhain but we’ll see what they say.
Jay Roberts never exp...Read more of this blog post »
From Goodreads: It began for our narrator forty years ago when the family lodger stole their car and committed suicide in it, stirring up ancient powers best left undisturbed. Dark creatures from beyond the world are on the loose, and it will take everything our narrator has just to stay alive:... Read more of this blog post »
Hoy vuelvo a la carga con otro “post colaborativo” de esos que me gustan tanto. En esta ocasión el tema va de romántica erótica, un subgénero de la literatura romántica que últimamente está sonando mucho, y que a mí me gustaría empezar a probar como lectora. He hecho algunos pinitos -pocos-, pero...Read more of this blog post »
We were sitting at the bus stop. A dog in an overcoat came up, holding a man.
“Got a beer?” said the mutt. “My man needs a beer.”
The dog had black hair ha... Read more of this blog post »
Went on a hike today and ran into Charles. Charles is probably sixty-five, but maybe eighty-five. It�s hard to tell, but he is a mountain man at heart, faithfully walking the trails every day. And every day, no matter what trail I�m on, or which direction I�m going in, I run across him.
Maybe...Read more of this blog post »
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So today was a good day for Blindside!
And this one, too...
Getting to Number One on both sites on the same day is so amazing, and humbling and amazing, and brilliant and amazing.
The incredible part is, Blindside makes 3 from 3. Blind Faith, Through These Eyes, and now Blindside, hav... Read more of this blog post »
I’ve always considered myself to be pretty alert during my Tube commute. I make a mental note of people on the platform, and then have another sweep when I’m on the carriage. I listen to the driver’s announcements, just in case I need to hop off and change trains because of a delay, and I shake...Read more of this blog post »
Introducing 'Forced Feminization : A Study in Sissification'
It's the finale of the BDSM Studies Trilogy. It's a little shorter than the previous two titles, but it's pretty intense. I recently le... Read more of this blog post »
Hey, Amigos. Yesterday and Monday were crazy days. Not only did I blog here, but on both days I appeared in two places at once. Kinda like Hermione in one of the Harry Potter books. You know, Maggie Smith gave her a watch that helped her stop time, and then she was here, then there, then…
... Read more of this blog post »
Visit violets vegan comics
When I stopped eating meat the summer after my freshman year of college, I pretty much lived on cheese omelets and french toast. In my defense I was working at a 24-hour breakfast place and those were the options. I now occasionally eat meat, but my husband does not, an...Read more of this blog post »
It’s a pleasure to have as my guest Juana Bordas today. Bordas is president of Mestiza Leadership International, a company that focuses on diversity, leadership and organizational change, as well as founding President of the National Hispana Leadership Institute. After being a faculty member fo... Read more of this blog post »
I can’t believe Vince Flynn is dead. He was so young. I have read every single one of his thrillers and was eagerly awaiting the next one.
I feel like I know him, even though I never met him. He was an inspiration to me as an author. You see, Vince Flynn didn’t manage to get his first book Term Li...Read more of this blog post »
Thanks to the Ah-Mazing Jacinta Brown (Yes she is so amazing I have to accentuate the word) There is now a Facebook discussion group for the SUMMER Series. A place where you can discuss the novel "The Boys of Summer" and the impending follow up 'An Endless Summer' (RE... Read more of this blog post »
Swedish filmmaker Erika Lust comes to Sex Out Loud this Friday at 5 pm PT / 8 pm ET, all the way from Barcelona. Erika Lust will discuss how she saw a void for women’s voices in a male-driven mainstream porn industry and set out to create waves in adult cinema by envisioning a different kind of...Read more of this blog post »
It's the third in the Fated series.Here's the blurb (in case you missed it when it came out!).
Fate has won. The realms have been severed...but the fight’s still far from over.
It’s been three months since the devastating battle that closed... Read more of this blog post »
Εδώ, ο θρυλικός designer Τσαρλς Ήμς, στα 34 του, χωρισμένος και φτωχός, γράφει λόγια στη μετέπειτα σύζυγο και συνεργάτη Ρέι Κάιζερ:
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Dear Miss Kaiser,
I am 34 (almost) years old, singel (again) and broke. I love you very much and would like to marry you very very soon.* I cann...
Or at least I spend a lot of time thinking about writing. It's what writers do when we are all caught up in moments of "writer's block," which is a nice way to say we're procrastinating. Which is another nice way of saying we're lazy.
I spend a lot of time shoving shit asid... Read more of this blog post »
Original image via Demi-Brooke Flikr Creative Commons
I understand that many of you who follow this blog are new, so if you’ve made one of these mistakes, you’re learning. We all oops (especially in the beginning), so don’t sweat it. Yet, I see these three behaviors far more often than I’d like....Read more of this blog post »
TheTelegraph asked me to write about Man of Steel. I didn’t really want to, because not only had I not seen the film (which had yet to be released in Belgium), it had already opened in the UK, and everyone had already written just about everything there was to write about it. But they insisted....Read more of this blog post »
byKimberly Ann Miller
Publisher: Spencer Hill Press
Summary from Goodreads:
A cruise ship. A beautiful island. Two sexy guys. What could possibly go wrong?
In the Bermuda Triangle—a lot.
Hoping to leave behind the reminders of her crappy life--her father's death years... Read more of this blog post »
A couple of potential names are THE GOD-DAUGHTER and MIXED UP, though may not use either.
Hopefully come up with a decent title by the end of this first draft.
As before, I've been looking for readable and entertaining books for ages 7 to 12, tho... Read more of this blog post »
On 19th June 1535, Sebastian Newdigate, William Exmew and Humphrey Middlemore, three Carthusian monks from the London Charterhouse, were hanged, drawn and quartered at Tyburn for refusing to accept King Henry VIII as the Supreme Head of the Church.
Chronicler and Windsor Herald Charles Wriothesley...Read more of this blog post »
FREE on Amazon June 20th – 22nd
For the third year running, a ritualistic serial kil... Read more of this blog post »
I've decided to switch things up a bit. I give you the "tagline" edition of Writer Wednesday! Let's see what piques your interest. Enjoy!
The President AND the Vice President have been killed and people of color are at the mercy of their slave owners
Purchase link :http:/...Read more of this blog post »
A few weeks ago I travelled to Israel to give some talks. Along with invitations to universities I had been contacted by the United States Embassy in Jerusalem and asked if I would participate in an event that would be part of “the cultural outreach program” before President Obama’s visit at th...Read more of this blog post »
"If I had to describe this short novel with a word, probably, that would be enticing or intriguing.
Chiara Cilli has managed to capture me in the reading of The Forbidden Man trapping me in a spiral of ever-increasing eros that leaves you with the desire to get y...
My writing friends have been busy these past couple of weeks! Like most writers, my To-Be-Read pile (or list on my Kindle, rather) runneth over, yet I had to snag these.
First up, we have crime fiction from my IRL friend Jim Winter, the latest in his Nick Kepler P.I. series. This is one of the cov...Read more of this blog post »
There must be, that is, because I did a fun interview for a podcast/radio thingie earlier today on gender and YA marketing and--unrelated--the epidode I'm on of WFPL's new fiction-on-the-radio-show Unbound airs tonight. The skinny:
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We're posting the audio from each show the morning after it airs...
I’m happy to have Lori Gordon on my blog today. She’s a fellow Rebel writer. Please stop by and say hello!
What are your goals as a writer? Have you met them/How do you plan to meet them?
My goal when I started was to become published. In March 2012 Rebel Ink press fulfilled that goal for me with...Read more of this blog post »
Sometimes the only way to redemption is to make a deal with the devil.
After the death of her parents, Lady Aurora de Marquise is left with no illusions. Stripped of her birthright and betrayed by her uncle, escape is her only option. With her life on the line, she narrowly avoids another murder a...Read more of this blog post »
Romancing the R.A.(Campus Romance #1)
Release Date: 05/28/13
Summary from Goodreads:
Noelle Buckman is looking forward to making a fresh start in college, one that doesn’t involve immature high school boys. The second she steps on campus for freshman orientation, she can sense the p... Read more of this blog post »