You could say I have an outsider’s point of view. When I was in school in the 80s, I don’t remember a single teacher or parent who challenged the existence of a book in a curriculum. Books were easily accessible, and in those days, school libraries were full of books! (Now many seem so sadly unde...Read more of this blog post »
$15 gets you the book and beer. What could be better?!
What: Books & Beer: a signing
When: Sept 23, 6 to 9 pm
Where... Read more of this blog post »
I learned about this wall when, right out of college, I sent out a bundle of hopeful article submissions and they, all except for one, bounced against the hard brick surface. I finally did get... Read more of this blog post »
I’m so excited to announce today that my Jordans Series 3-Book bundle is on sale for a LIMITED time for just 99 cents ($7.99 regular price). I wrote the Jordan's books under the Jenna Petersen pen name. This set includes 3 full length s... Read more of this blog post »
Shh...Mine was written in 14 days.
Over. was written in 30 days.
Forever. was written in 60 days.
Rena's real name is Serena but I happened to take out the chapter explaining that.
I, Shannon Dianne, identify the most with Winnie which is why I gave her character a voice.
My favorite c... Read more of this blog post »
The writer gave examples of his own liberally sprinkled verbal tics, including using “iteration” and “tangential” ad nauseam. Come to think of it, he might use “ad nauseam” ad nauseam, too.
I couldn’t help but blush. I overus... Read more of this blog post »
When looking at people's arguments and reasons for voting - Yes voters se... Read more of this blog post »
It is hard to watch the person(s) you love go threw an illness when there is nothing you can do about it. You feel helpless and alone while they suffer a... Read more of this blog post »
On October 27, 2011
Cat-Tales author Chris Dee sat down with Blogtalk Radio to talk about
"Batman, Catwoman and All things Gotham." It was a departure, as the
interviewer/host specialized in "Femslash" authors, while the principle
characters in Cat-Tales are straight. But it was an unusual time,...
*** Announcement ***
I’ve been bouncing around dying to share this information with you. And here it is.
Grand Central will be releasing a Motorcycle Romance from me in 2015. The series is called Pure Corruption. The first full length book is called Ruin & Rule.
I’m going to be very secretive a...Read more of this blog post »
Ahh, the start of Spring! You may not feel it, if you’re reading this from north of the equator, but here at our place it’s like the first touches of the changing season are thrumming in your blood – the blossoms and leaves are bursting out, all green and pink and fresh, and you feel the nip of... Read more of this blog post »
Qui sotto il mio pezzo a proposito delle serie horror dell'anni, scritto per il catalogo del Roma Fiction Fest 2014.
L'interno catalogo lo potete scaricare da QUI.
Ultima cosa: oggi sono al Fiction Fest a parlare del nuovo Dragon Age insieme a Adrea Fornasiero.
Appuntamento alle 19 e 15, all'Audito... Read more of this blog post »
You can pre-order it from Amazon now.As with all my books, I plan to make it available in as many online bookstoresas possible. I’ll post the full list of retail links as the release date draws closer.
Ramses’ Thunder is the f...Read more of this blog post »
Hey, indie writers? This is what marketing your self-published books is about. It's about catering to your true fans, even if that might upset some people. As you're aware, I'm doing a cleaning spree on Twitter, unfollowing most accounts, so I'm left only with about 2K of those th...Read more of this blog post »
I'm sure some of you are dying for more of Drew's story, especially after reading the epilogue in his voice in Extremely Famous. The last book is a retelling of Relatively Famous f... Read more of this blog post »
Maybe that's why I felt such a drive to pursue writing as a... Read more of this blog post »
Hey readers! Soooo, I am at that point where I am finally looking for a small group of people to join my street team! It’s very easy and very fun and all in all won’t require much of your time or energy (because WHO has excess of that? And if we do, it should be spent reading, AMIRIGHT?!?!)
So…you...Read more of this blog post »
What was the first story you ever wrote about?
It was a story called "The Bridle Path," published in some obscure magazine. At least this is the first one I... Read more of this blog post »
Several months ago, I talked to my friends, Penny Reid and Daisy Prescott, about how I would love to work on a project together. The three of us decided that we wanted to write together for the fun of it, and to raise money for a worthy cause. That’s how Shiver: Twelve Sexy Tales of Humor and Hor...Read more of this blog post »
Gould conclude sempre le sue conferenze sull’oblio con la storia di Enrique Folzano, scrittore spagnolo di second’ordine che alla fine degli anni Trenta si suicidò dopo aver scoperto che i lettori dimenticavano sistematicamente i sui libri dopo averli letti.
I suoi primi romanzi, dei polizieschi,...
A Young Adult Fantasy
(The Broken Ones, #3)
Published with Untold Press
Release date: October 7, 2014
A year of turmoil takes its toll on Arowyn Mason and her companions. After delivering the Elven prince to his homeland, they decide to ride out the winter in the ci...Read more of this blog post »
Self-explanatory post, a la The Broke and the Bookish! Let’s proceed with my design-less thoughts.
Emery Lord – love...Read more of this blog post »
Today is the official release day of
Available on Kindle, Nook, Kobo, iBooks, Google Play and Smashwords.
Order The Fall today and
Fall in Love with Death.
Link: WWW.STEPHENCOST.COM Read more of this blog post »
Door Tewa – De donkere huid heeft vaak last van kleurverschillen, zo ook die van mij. Vooral rondom mijn ogen en mond heb ik niet dezelfde teint. Nu kan ik er voor wat betreft mijn ogen nog een draai aan geven door het ‘natuurlijke smokey eyes’ te noemen, maar rondom mijn mond heb ik veel donkere...Read more of this blog post »
No, I really won’t. Begin at the beginning, that is, because the beginning was bloody awful. United Airlines, I am looking at you. Not that I’ll look at you again after this. Stuck in Houston for a day and a half… gah.
Instead, we’re going to merrily leap ahead and take the road to York. Two freak...Read more of this blog post »
The room was small, three and a half meters square, paneled with a lattice of dark wood.
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Coming soon! INFLICTIONS: 23 stories by John McIlveen (that’s me!) Details also coming soon! With an introduction by the incomparable and fuzzy Christopher Golden and an afterword by the talented and even fuzzier James A. Moore…it will be colossal!
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I just received my Kirkus Review and I wanted to share. As many of you know, Kirkus can be harsh and so I read the review with one eye open :)
They did point out a couple of things I could've improved on, whic... Read more of this blog post »
And, also, a badass giveaway.
Of note: ALL PROCEEDS for this anthology will be going to St. Jude Children's Hospital. Some other facts:
1) It will be available for pre-order on October 5 for $2.99
2) It will go live October 13 at the price of $3.99
3) It will be... Read more of this blog post »
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