Every year, I long for the lazy days of summer –late nights outside, grilled food and fruity desserts, lots of beach days, and visiting and hosting friends and travelers from near and far. We love staying with friends when we road trip and travel, and we equally enjoy returning the favor at our h...Read more of this blog post »
A young Metias and June Iparis, when they were newly orphaned. This has been stuck in my head for a few days, so I finally had to get it down on paper. And now I promise I will return to today’s writing goals! #legendscenesRead more of this blog post »
So a storm blew through last Tuesday night, a real storm, the kind we haven’t seen in a couple of years at least. I was just finishing up a disastrous night of NHL 13 (because NHL 14 is a rip off) on PS3 (because my PS4 is a paperweight) with my buds out back in the garage. Frank fled. Ken stroll...Read more of this blog post »
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Note from Jane: Today’s guest post from Porter Anderson(@Porter_Anderson) explains the terms of a new program—a partnership betweenLibrary Journal and BiblioBoard—to help distribute self-published ebooks into the library market. My own self-published book,Publishing 101,is en...Read more of this blog post »
As the j... Read more of this blog post »
I've talked so much about this trilogy and why it's special to me over the past few years that I feel like today we don't need anymore of that. So instead, a select... Read more of this blog post »
I have never used an Estée Lauder product and said, "Yeah, it's okaaay." It's always a mind-blowing experience, where I look at my skin and think, "This is what people pay top surgeons to get and I got it without the pain of surgery or the insane cost."
My immense joy continues with Estée Laud... Read more of this blog post »
The view from our campsite almost all week. I swear, it felt like we were in the zombie apocalypse, with all the empty sites and picnic tables.
A quick update on the travels: It’s been…interesting. Last week, we stayed in a beautiful, (eerily) quiet place on Lake Cumberland in Kentucky. I absolut...Read more of this blog post »
In this piece first published onJacobin, Stathis Kouvelakis, author of Philosophy and Revolution: From Kant to Marx, is cautiously optimisic about the prospects of a vote against austerity in Sunday's referendum.
My “uncharacteristic silence” of the last few days, as someone described it on my Fac...
But, well, you read the title. We had to come home after dinner so I could change, and I just wasn't ready to put on a whole new date... Read more of this blog post »
My new ebook, Locked Away, just came out from Publishing Genius. It’s $3!
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In a land where cellars have just been invented, a new class of criminals—kidnappers—begins to experiment with locking people inside their cellars. Here, a bean farmer, a fig merchant, and a vicious marauder prove humankin...
I’m delighted to be taking part in the Freedom Hop, which is a celebration of our freedom to live, love and read. For those of you that stop by here regularly, you’ll know this means a lot to me. I’m very much of the opinion that as long as they’re not hurting anyone else, people shou...Read more of this blog post »
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Hey everyone! I don't know if you've heard the news or not yet, but the science squad is back! Avery and Grayson may have had their romance already, but science geek Libby's is just heating up in her very own companion novel to Th... Read more of this blog post »
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“The Libertines will always be the band that defined a generation. Their return is one that matters.”
“They can make you real glad to be al... Read more of this blog post »
It is that time of the month to take stock of ones writing progress, or the lack of it via Alex's I.W.S.G and this made me think of the main problem of writer's block.I know much has been written on this subject, however, and in the Summer 2015 issue of the Mslexia, a magazine for women who writ... Read more of this blog post »
I grew up reading fantasy novels. One breed in particular appealed most to me. I loved stories about normal humans who get transported to a mystical land. Maybe they were searching for the back of a mysterious wardrobe, or perhaps they answered a classified ad that listed a magic kingdom for sale...Read more of this blog post »
The way I see it, there are three basic categories of book clubs, each category serving its own distinct function. While there may be variations and even some small degree of overlap, I don’... Read more of this blog post »
She’d learn. Hayder would never harm her, but he would use his infamous kitty-cat eyes against her.
He stared. You know you want me. You know you need me. Come on, baby. Melt. Melt for your lion.
She stared right back.
Hmm, this wasn’t working as planned.
He let the left side of his lip curl into a g...Read more of this blog post »
Erotica authors were impatiently waiting for July 1, for a look at the new dashboard and the opportunity for a glimpse into the Bezos crystal ball at what they might be paid for the month of July, when the Kindle Unlimited changes took place.
Looks like the numbers are (kind of) in… and the outloo...Read more of this blog post »
c. 1913 Portrait of a little girl in a goat cart. On the bottom of the print is written LILY COLE- MARION.
Last year, we were named to the Board of Trustees of the Farmers Museum in Cooperstown, NY. The mission of the museum is to cultivate an understanding of the rural heritage that has shaped o...Read more of this blog post »
Want to win a signed copy of O Protegido, the Brazilian translation of The Warded Man? Then, join this fan contest we are doing with the Brazilian blog INtocados. You can check out the original post here.
To participate, you must:
Live in Brazil! No outside entries, please.
Draw a ward on yourself!... Read more of this blog post »
Amy Impellizzerihas a piece today at Women Writers, Women’s Books which has me thinking hard. “Leave E.L. James Alone, Already” is a heart-felt appeal to writers not to join in when their colleagues are getting bashed.
The essay was born when she came across the#AskELJames thread on Twitter just r...Read more of this blog post »
Today, I’m celebrating my birthday.
I had to postpone it a bit for the best of reasons, but still: YAY! I get to take the day off. No homeschooling. No cleaning. No working on the new book (although I’ll have a notepad handy for unexpected ideas).
Instead, I’ll be kicking back to watch all three...Read more of this blog post »
Wednesday, May 20 6:45 a.m.: [Police]responded… after an intoxicated man called asking for help setting up his TV. Thursday, May 21 3:45 p.m.: [Police]responded…for a report of a rooster stuck in a tree. The caller told dispatch the rooster’s legs … Continue reading
The post Coda Blues appeared f...Read more of this blog post »
Ophelia lay naked on a stainless steel gurney in the county morgue. Two days earlier, the police discovered her bloated and battered body on her apartment floor, beaten to death by a jealous wife. The reeking stench of decomposition filled the sun-warmed apartment.
A hungry, plague-infecte... Read more of this blog post »
Hello, everyone! Or should I say Bon jour?
Ally here. As some of you may know, I recently went on a big European adventure. (Or…well…a moderately-sized European adventure.)
Thanks to my wonderful UK publisher, Orchard Books, I was able to visit London last month. We got to visit the Guardian offi...Read more of this blog post »
In this scene, Tristan’s giving Con an acting lesson. However, he’s got seduction, as well as Shakespeare, on his mind!
And remember: I’m...Read more of this blog post »
If you haven't preordered Greater Love Hath No Man, that's on sale too!
As a matter of fact, all my books are on sale!
Talk about Christmas in July! :-D Read more of this blog post »
My name is Tyler Foley. I am not Gillian Polack. And no, I have not hacked her blog, I have her permission to be here. I swear.
I'm currently a Year 12 student studying at Lake Tuggeranong College and have been Gillian's work experience student for the past week. I've been sticking close... Read more of this blog post »
SFF fans are always down for an adventure, from a daring airship exp... Read more of this blog post »
What the hell am I doing with my life
To me, it looks like you’re living your best life.Read more of this blog post »
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