Tonight I read an article in the New York Times about how lots of business set their thermostats according to a formula devised in the 1960s, which assumed the average office worker was a 40-year-old, 154-pound man. Because of the differences in base metabolic rate between men and women, not to m...Read more of this blog post »
Welcome to Day 2 of Science Geek Appreciation Week with Author Kelly Oram! If you missed yesterday's post about The Avery Shaw Experiment, you can check it out HERE. And don't forget to stop by the Facebook party for all kinds of extra bonus material, games and giveaways. There's a new giveaway... Read more of this blog post »
As for Thirst, it's going on hold for right now. There's something wrong with the cover size, and as I'm preparing... Read more of this blog post »
~ Before there was The Deal, there was the meeting ~
Their connection was evident upon first sight...The electricity and pull there from the first moment...
Learn the details of Adam and Bethany's meeting, the intimate elements of their sexy mid-air do...Read more of this blog post »
I tried the opening of Penric and got Jane Austen, and the opening of Shards of Honor and got Arthur Clarke. Well, they're both British...
Shall have to try some more samples, when I have time.
Snicker, L... Read more of this blog post »
On Sunday night, I was invited to join Authors in the Round, a live radio show hosted by Karen Smith, president of Three Worlds Press. The show was broadcast fromhttp://www.40footholestudio.comin Lanoka Harbor at the Murray Grove Retreat Center. It was a wonderful experience.Scott Wieczorekis on... Read more of this blog post »
How Well Do You Know Your Mythology?
In celebration of Colleen Houck’s upcoming release of her new Egyptian series,REAWAKENED on August 11th, 2015, weare holding ONE MORE contest for a chance to win a fun Adventure Pack including an official Hardbound edition of REAWAKENED signed by Colleen Houck!...Read more of this blog post »
Hey everyone! Thanks so much to all of you who joined us for Books Beneath The Bridge. For those who couldn’t make it, here’s a recap of some of the highlights!
The day started off beautifully— clear skies and some truly gorgeous views on the way to the event. Photography skills aside, I did manag...Read more of this blog post »
The rights tomyvery first piece of published fiction, DARK NEST, and their sequels,have allreturned to me, and I'm thrilled to be making all three DARK NEST saga pieces available in separate digital formats, or in a compilation volume that will be available... Read more of this blog post »
Here’s how you can get free advance copies of Dragon Coast, the third book in my Daniel Blackland series:
GoodReads Sweepstakes — Enter to win one of nine Dragon Coast advance reader copies. See link...Read more of this blog post »
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A bard who hoarded words
And plots, heard in the kitchen
Where he slept on the ledge of a stove
In old Romani slave quarters
Surrounded by the rich earth
Of what is now Moldova
Somewhat drunk by the wine
The children consumed
Because the water was poison
And it was thirsty work... Read more of this blog post »
Several years ago, while under the influence of the demanding thumb of a dental receptionist/collections office job, I announced to my husband that I wanted to be the owner of a pig.
His initial reaction was one that would be expected under such inquir... Read more of this blog post »
A harried Type A businessman went to a yogi, high on the top of a hill.
“They say you have the secret to serenity,” the businessman puffed, mopping at his brow. “I have high blood... Read more of this blog post »
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For those interested in viewing the three minute segment, it is filed at http://abc27.com/2015/08/04/author-sp....
Don't forget to go to the Author Jon D. Kurtz Facebook page and... Read more of this blog post »
There are many Rules of DragonCon that those of us who are perennials have adopted over the years. Most of them revolve around elevators (You have to go down to go up. Always make room for the handicapped. Always follow a Ghostbuster) or walkways (Don’t take photos in the walkways. Avoid the habi...Read more of this blog post »
The post From Instagram: Attempting Transparent Tarts because I just read George Clooney loves this Southern pie, and I was intrigued. Made the pie crust, filled it with parchment and beans to bake blind and keep the crust flat. In walks The Rower. "Mmmm. Something smells good. What is that? Bean...Read more of this blog post »
Plus, the paperback is available.
All at this pithy link: http://www.amazon.com/MISSES-BRONT%C3...
If you love the Brontes, Victorian novels, alternate history and a whole bunch more, please chec... Read more of this blog post »
Obviously I believe in my work. The proof, as they say, is in the pudding, so we'll jus... Read more of this blog post »
Due to the fact that the writing process of this book has taken so long, I have decided to include bonus material at the end of the book.
This bonus material comes in the form of a separate short ebook which details some of my personal experiences with the UFO phenomenon which I orig... Read more of this blog post »
2.7 million viewers tuned into "I Am Cait" on the E! Network to share in the not-so-private sexual transformation of former Olympian Bruce Jenner.
Therefore, we have reduced the price of our satire "Bonjour Amig... Read more of this blog post »
so. we moved last week. we hired movers before we discovered that i was pregnant, & thank god we did because the miscarriage really took it out of me. for the last week before we moved, i was in a lot of physical pain (cramps, migraines, etc) & was basically useless as far as gathering bo...Read more of this blog post »
We’re doing Challenge Coins again! Last time we did a Kickstarter and sold over $100,000 worth of them, which turned out to be a LOT of freaking coins. So we’ve learned from last time around and will be doing a few things differently.
This post was written by Jack Wylder. He’s the poor guy who act...Read more of this blog post »
Today’s the day: my latest book, THE ETERNAL WORLD, is on sale everywhere from William Morrow. If you haven’t already, you can get your copy fromAmazon,Barnes & Noble,iBooks, or from your local bookstore throughIndieBound.
But if you prefer the personal touch, you’re in Los Angeles tonight,...Read more of this blog post »
Disclaimer: I am currently a caretaker of former Bitcoin Tycoon, Mark Karpeles’s two cats.Yes, his pussy manager. Throw the jokes out there.On the assumption that both humans and cats are innocent until proven guilty, I agreed to take on the care of the cats for the time being–despite deadly cat...Read more of this blog post »
Route 66 with Hop A Long Travel of Norway
during their stop at the Powerhouse Visitor Center
in Kingman, Arizona. The title for today's post is somewhat lengthy but it stilldoes not adequately describe everything that has happened over the cour... Read more of this blog post »
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