I absolutely cannot believe that I have not shared this memory of Kaitlyn before anywhere because it’s one of the sweetest memories I have of her, and I have so very many.
Ever since she was a wee thing, she always loved to be with me, talk with me and spend time with me. She was not clingy at all...Read more of this blog post »
Yesterday after school I earned my dumpster diver 101 merit badge as a senior and I went through the school’s trash looking for an unmarked photo cd that had been accidentally tossed. (Theymay doubt my sanity but they can’t doubt my love.)
After it was found I drove home quicklyto take a hot bath...Read more of this blog post »
I've just received the magic email from Amazon telling me Night Bus is now live in the Kindle store.
It's a gentle story about Tilde O'Hara a young woman living in London whose life changes considerably after a peculiar meeting with an old woman on the number 94 bus.
Challenging your... Read more of this blog post »
Een Miniheks in het Weerwolvenbos
Vorbesc despre „O mini-vrăjitoare în Pădurea Vampirilor”, de Paul van Loon, sau pe olandeză „Een Miniheks in het Weerwolvenbos”.
O plăcere să citești!
O plăcere pentru ochi, minte și chiar nas, dacă îți place mirosul de carte proapăt tipărită.
Să fim b...Read more of this blog post »
AtoZ Day 16: P is for Priest, Pey, Priest
It's my day over on FB3X where I have a drabble for you...
Drabblerotic 2014 -... Read more of this blog post »
Of course, I didn't know much about it when I was a child, once again, because it was totally eclipsed by the 1917 revolution and the subsequent Communist coup that eventu... Read more of this blog post »
Dear Baby Girl,
Right now you are asleep, in your pale pink little room that we worked so hard to ready for you, and tomorrow is your first birthday. You've been here with us for six months now, but it took less than a millisecond for us to fall in love with you.
Maybe you're wondering why this is... Read more of this blog post »
I first met Theresa Rizzo on the phone. She called me to tell me I had won the Sandy Writing Contest for the mystery category for my novel, Blessed are the Dead.
She was encouraging and sweet and terrific and I had hoped to go to the Sandy Writing Conference in person to receive my award and b...Read more of this blog post »
Thirty-six people were shot in thirty-six hours over the weekend in Chicago. Last time I checked, Chicago was a city in America. Urban analysts pointed to the high temperatures. Historians recalled the past whose pain is so perfectly being repeated. The police chief cited ubiquitous guns. T... Read more of this blog post »
Every time I do NaNoWriMo I want to do nightly check-ins where I talk about how the day went— but I always end up not doing them because I write so much that I feel it’s just… bragging.
Like. I know tons of writers who struggle to get 1K words out, and I relate to that. That used to be me. I remem...Read more of this blog post »
Sarya's Song is the latest work by author Kyra Halland. It is a beautiful dark romantic fantasy set in a world where music is magic (not just magic as in good, but magic as in spells). It offers a strong plot with danger, potent magic and plenty of romantic interest to the reader. For more de...Read more of this blog post »
Bringing a fresh new take to Lucifer and his - ah, shall we say "quirks," she's created a wonderful ta... Read more of this blog post »
If you’ve followed me on Google Plus, you probably don’t follow me on Twitter, so it might come as a bit of a shock that my updates on each social media platform are radically different. Google Plus is where I like to have discussions and socialize with other writers, so you see me post writerly...Read more of this blog post »
If you’ve been following my recent posts, then you know I’ve been traveling for the past few weeks.
Throughout this post, I cover foods that I rediscovered while in Korea, and just want to say that my deepest condolences go out to those who suffered the Ferry tragedy. It’s truly heartbreak...Read more of this blog post »
I'm so honored to be on TIME magazine's list of "The 21 Female Authors You Should Be Reading"!
Check out the line-up:
How many of these writers do you read? I have some favorites on there…
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Meet Naughty Ninja Madame Ashe!
We Naughty Ninjas are an eclectic bunch and I’m delighted to have then visit my web site for a quickie interview. These talented ladies share a little of their writing styles and fave books. We also get a sneak peek about their latest work in progress!
Today I’m t...Read more of this blog post »
OUT OF MIND
by Jen McLaughlin
Release date: April 29th, 2014
New Adult Contemporary Romance
Reaching for sunlight…
Finn survived the ambush and came home to me, but in his head, the battle is still raging. He’s falling apart and I’m trying my be...Read more of this blog post »
I don't know what the year has been like in other places, but Wisconsin has been bitterly cold up until about a week ago. It's still chilly, but not half as bad as before! And now, a bit of an anecdote to amuse you:
In any case, the snow has finally al... Read more of this blog post »
I’ve been asked to talk about my writing process, so for those who are interested, here it is!
I maybe don’t have a ‘process’ like many other authors. I don’t have a dedicated workspace – I generally write on the train. I don’t have writing habits – no coffee, no food, and no particular habits.... Read more of this blog post »
During a free promotion weekend, I picked up D.C. Akers novella Haven: A Stranger Magic. It’s been sitting on my Kindle for a while now, because I’ve been busy with my little one, but I originally downloaded it because the description in the Kindle Store made it sound really interesting.
Haven: A...Read more of this blog post »
Yesterday I finished the epilogue of my third novel!
New favorite gif!
Yes, there was celebrating, but my brain felt like this…
I understand how you feel, Frodo. So much.
Blood, sweat, and tears all went into this draft.
I discovered when writing Geoducks Are for Lovers during NaNo12 and last year...Read more of this blog post »
David talks with with CBS This Morning’s Gayle King, Charlie Rose and Norah O’Donnell about THE TARGET.
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The Stop-Bullies eMagazine has beenfolded into our wonderful new blog/magazine format. In this format subscribers receive an emailnotification as each new article is published. We hope that you will visit our new site and subscribe. As always, there is no charge to receive our blog/magazine publi...Read more of this blog post »
Marella Larue serves as the love interest in “Stone Ram”, but she is more than a just a “filler” character, she’s an accomplished Stealer from the Republic of Pazland, a major power in The Known World.
She can appear and disappear at a moment’s notice, her stealth is legendary in Pazland. And h...Read more of this blog post »