society. They tell me that while the teachings of compassion are alive and helpful in other parts of their lives, they seem out of reach when they read the headlines each day. In a recent e-mail fr... Read more of this blog post »
My book, all this can be yours, is available for preorder from University of Hell Press and will ship by the first week of April! This is a limited edition hardcover copy of the book, and all proceeds go to RAINN and Futures Without Violence.
“Isobel O’Hare calls this remarkable project erasure, b...Read more of this blog post »
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Donovan M. Neal
It might be me. I don’t like fantasy novels. I enjoy fairy tales and magic realism. I loved David Eggers, The Circle, and Margaret Atwood’s, The Handmaids Tale, and even some of the Harry Potter series. So maybe I do like fantasy. Maybe... Read more of this blog post »
Children learn what they live. We all know this, but it doesn’t create understanding or rational insights into their behavior.
So we react with excessive emotions over another tragedy of mass violence. Yes, a gun was used, but the tortured and enraged young man’s mind who squeezed the t... Read more of this blog post »
“Hello, Beth,” a familiar voice says from behind me. After the last few days of many encounters, I know who it is, before I turn around.
“Hello,” I answer swiveling around confirming my suspicions.
“Did you have breakfast there?” He asks as his nose crinkles. His eyes squint together from either...Read more of this blog post »
Social media went nuts. I would like to say I was surprised by the victim-shaming negativity that heralded such a bill, but all I felt a... Read more of this blog post »
Our first event will be presented by the ladies of Eye Candy Bookstore on March 10:
Books Are Bigger In Texas Author Event
1940 Air Terminal Museum
Houston... Read more of this blog post »
Today he would meet his future young bride. At 28 John was beginning to feel like an old man. He had run away from an angry abusive father at the tender age of twelve years... Read more of this blog post »
Violence paired with insanity IS scary. Even more frightening, it’s becoming the norm, not the exception.
I’ve read dozens of posts and articles since this last attack: from... Read more of this blog post »
"The world and its desires pass away, but the man who does the will of God lives forever."
Have you lost anything very important to you lately? Has it left you feeling empty?
Were you injured a... Read more of this blog post »
I just wanted to pop in with a few updates!
First, Vivienne's Guilt got a hot new cover! To celebrate the new face of my first baby, I've put it on sale for just .99 until 2/19/18. Go get your copy here: http://amzn.to/2CsJ1xo
Second, I have a title, blurb, and release date for my next... Read more of this blog post »
Today’s sample is from my award-winning short fiction collection, Through the Opera Glass. I chose it in honor of Chinese Lunar New Year; the Year of the Earth Dog started yesterday.
Veronique is the daughter of Erik LeMaître, the Phantom of the Opera. If you would like...Read more of this blog post »
The latter law (with good intentions or not) allowed t... Read more of this blog post »
So, I'm sitting here completely puzzled... they have all that is required, why wasn't it put in?
I have the shakes today... weekends are always worst lately, they're all home from work -- bothers? Yes!
Going th... Read more of this blog post »
Niedawno stworzyłam stronę internetową, na której będę zamieszczać moje opowiadania i notatki z podróży po Europie.
Stronę znajdziecie tutaj: http://annasikorska.net/
I started my website not so long ago and will be upda... Read more of this blog post »
I explained a few of my life experienc... Read more of this blog post »
SAVING HIM came out on Valentine's Day! I LOVE this story. It is my favorite one. It is the second book in the Saving Her series, but CAN be read as a standalone.
Be sure to add it to your goodreads page for the blurb and to add it to your lists!
Be... Read more of this blog post »
when time catches up with you
there is nowhere to run
no place to hide
you are not alone
it's all there
everything once set off to the side-still undone
the best plans still perfectly laid upon the drawing board
in that moment
you will realize, there are no more tomorrows
you wil... Read more of this blog post »
This past couple of months have not been an exception. First was the st... Read more of this blog post »
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The charac... Read more of this blog post »
Well, spring is practically arrived here in the South, and even in more Northerly climes Maslenitsa is coming to an end and people are looking towards the coming of spring. So it seems like the perfect time to hold a free giveaway of my spring-themed novel The Breathing Sea, Part I of whic... Read more of this blog post »
It's bad enough to stumble through life with a partially functioning brain. But have you noticed how many "Don't Forget Me" Helpers there are?
You know, those "smart" devices with the tiny beeping alarms. Is it a text? Is it the security alarm? Are terrorists lurking with a bomb?
No, it's an applia... Read more of this blog post »
For months my editor, the amazing Candice Royer-Love, has been blathering in my ear about journaling. “Jumpstart your creativity first thing in the morning. It works, I promise.” But up until now, I’ve l... Read more of this blog post »
It was just by chance that I was there to witness that pivotal round of golf between AJ and his brother Davis. I don’t usually hunt in that area. It isn’t prime territory. But my usual spots were turning up empty, so I was... Read more of this blog post »
In the last week or so, there have been some challenges my fiancé and I have had to work around. The first was a dodgy car deal and then someone left a spam review on my Goodreads book page. It makes you wonder why some people are like that. Thankfully, my experience throughout life is... Read more of this blog post »
Disclaimer: I do hereby disclaim all rights and responsibilities for the characters in this topsy turvy tale… especially for the touchable one. A nod of recognition is bent towards Rumiko Takahashi for her creative prowess.
Chapter 98: Room for Improvement
Sesshoume could admit—to herself—that...Read more of this blog post »
Real Life Diagnostics is a weekly column that studies a snippet of a work in progress for specific issues. Readers are encouraged to send in work with questions, and we diagnose it on the site. It’s part critique, part example, and designed to help the submitter as well... Read more of this blog post »
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