I had to drive to the east side of Syracuse, NY last week for my first book signing in a Barnes & Noble store, and the clock was ticking. I left ‘way ahead of time for the event, but an unexpected traffic circle threw me off course. Now I was cutting it too close.
I started to feel the stres...Read more of this blog post »
You can win one of five advance read copies of my novel.
Visit this link, sign up for Goodreads if you haven't already, and add the address where you'd like the book to be shipped.
Contest closes on 1/28, and it's only available to readers in the US.Read more of this blog post »
Anyway, you can go to my rant on this over at my "real" blog:... Read more of this blog post »
Then, later tonight from 8-9 p.m. EST, I'll be taking over the Dreamspinner twitter (@dreamspinners) to talk with you... Read more of this blog post »
The second book in the Affliction Series is now finally finished! Ok, not completely finished but in second draft form anyway. It is currently in the capable hands of my trusted betas and will soon also be reaching my editors.
Initially I’d planned on calling it B��thory���s Legacy, and then I th...Read more of this blog post »
Here’s what’s going on in my world:
A Slice of Horror reviewed Suckers over the weekend, calling itbrilliant and original: “Rider does horror right by making us comfortable in her world, making us care about her characters, and then feeding us the horror spoonful by spoonful until we areunc...Read more of this blog post »
As an art teacher, I find so many ways that art education melds with the STEM initiatives, and from now on I'm adding the A. In the junk drawer of my mind, I see so many relationships where Art is an integral part of the business of getting kids, not just girls, excited about obs... Read more of this blog post »
"It is for the good of Skylhope you killed the old man and you hunted his daughter, isn't it?" He whispered. He did it as a courtesy, because Rydgley understood little or nothing. "Poor creature, you are completely damaged and you do not have got circuits that can be repaired ... You could be a b... Read more of this blog post »
I know many of you have been asking for Luca's point of view, so I... Read more of this blog post »
For those of you that know me or do any perusing at all of my life on social media, you’ll know that I travel. A lot. Like,a lot a lot.
Included in the travels is Easter Island, 2013…
…And Mount Sinai, Egypt in 2009…
…Plus Santorini, Greece…
…and countless other countries!
I don’t know why this is...Read more of this blog post »
This is part 1of ‘The Tazeem Twins Series’.
Rene is done with men.
After discovering her fiancé cheating just before the wedding, she’s determined to make the most of what would have been her honeymoon at a luxury hotel. A little escape is just what she needs to try to put the past behind her. But...Read more of this blog post »
1. Not telling the truth; lying.
2. Based on lies.
At the young, naive age of twenty-three, Alex Lewis believed in the deepness of his love and the strength of his m... Read more of this blog post »
Het is al een hele tijd geleden dat ik nog eens op vijf vragen uit de Ask me Anything heb geantwoord, en aangezien het toch slecht weer is dacht ik: awel ja! Deze keer niet volgens een specifiek thema, maar wel gewoon geweldig random.
Je mag vier mensen -beroemd, onbekend, overleden – uitnodigen v... Read more of this blog post »
I recently started a new journal. Yep, a flocked damask one with gold edging. Opening the crisp fresh pages to pen thoughts with a colored marker is a sensory delight. Today’s snowy DC morning begins with green rose loose leaf tea, a peek into my Daybook, and a moment with my thoughts. We’re off...Read more of this blog post »
I am not good at waiting. If I���m waiting for something bad, the sooner it is over the better. Good things are slightly easier — anticipation takes the edge off for a bit but as the time approaches impatience sets in.
It���s been a long wait between blog updates! A lot has happened. I��...Read more of this blog post »
En octubre estabas muy ocupado planeando tu novela o, si eres de los míos, clavando citas motiv... Read more of this blog post »
I am on the path to indie-publishing my books and all the questions I���ve gotten make me think I should share what I���ve learned as I go. Today, I���ll jump forward to my “Step 2 PLUG AWAY AT THE BUSINESS SET UP END OF THINGS.” The most important piece of this���setting up my pen name legally��...Read more of this blog post »
Since last week is already on sale in the bookstore Gigamesh the book “Barcelona Roman Steampunk”, the first part of ØMNI SERIES.
This version includes illustrations with which you can see hidden content for mobile phone thanks to Augmented Reality mechanisms. If you already have your copy of the...
One's dream can be a funny thing. A collection of random thoughts. A compilation of your deepest... Read more of this blog post »
The Huffington Post recently posted this list of new children's classics and I was so happy when I scrolled down to find Dream Animals on the list. Not only on this lovely list, but alongside some of *my* personal new(ish) favorites, like the achingly lovely How To and the audaciously big &...Read more of this blog post »
First up, Salt Lake Comic Con FanX! Not eve... Read more of this blog post »
Grab your current read. Open to a random page. Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page. BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)... Read more of this blog post »
I also intend to do an essay on why we should abolish the Air Force and return to an Army Air Force which is not a separate service. The purpose of military forces is to win wars. The purpose of the Air Force is—well, they no longer know. When we...Read more of this blog post »
Before we installed the ear-shattering
smoke alarm, I painted its white face,
including the embossed directive
not to do so, a color as close
to the natural wood ceiling as
my limited... Read more of this blog post »
What... Read more of this blog post »
I hope all my Australian friends and readers, far and wide, had a wonderful Australia Day on 26th January. Apart from the poor weather (read cool, drizzly and overcast), it was a great day here in Sydney.
I visited a couple of blogs to talk about my Australia Day. Here are the links if you want...Read more of this blog post »
"I'm sorry.” I shift, turning to face her. “I'm just tired and my shoulder's been hurting me."
"Well, c'mere. I can fix that.” She rolls me onto my stomach, seating herself on top of me while she begins massaging my bac... Read more of this blog post »
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