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If you are someone with a message—whether for your business, nonprofit, ministry, agency, political candidate, speaker, journalist, etc.—something inside of you is probably telling you to write a book. And the tru...Read more of this blog post »
Five years ago I wasn’t published, I didn’t even have a book contract, and I was launching my own freelance editing business hardly knowing at all what I was doing. Since then I’ve had the joy and pleasure to work with over 100 authors and watch their careers take them to successful indie publish...Read more of this blog post »
Para mim, 2017 foi um ano repleto de aventuras. Não consegui reduzi-lo a um só vídeo e por isso, decidi mostrar as minhas aventuras através do projecto Document Your Life, criado pela Lauren Hannah.
Sei que estou um ano atrasada, e apesar de estarmos em 2018, quero partilhar à mesma as minhas his...Read more of this blog post »
Denk je wel eens na van welke dingen je écht heel blij wordt? Ik zeg expres blij, want ‘gelukkig’ klinkt zo zwaar, en wat is nu precies gelukkig. Blij is wat makkelijker, minder groot. Ik probeer vaak stil te staan bij de dingen waar ik blij van word en die probeer ik zoveel mogelijk te […]
Het be...Read more of this blog post »
New York Times bestselling author Sawyer Bennett has written her most gripping and poignant tale yet. Provocatively heart-breaking, audaciously irreverent and romantically fulfilling, The Hard Truth About Sunshine exposes just how very thin the line is between a full life and an empty existence....Read more of this blog post »
Lektøren er landet på robotten:
“Historien er både skør og sjov – og tankevækkende omkring fremtidens familier. Bogen har korte kapitler med spændende overskrifter og er godt skrevet i et let sprog, som gør at de 200 sider glider hurtigt forbi … Anbefales til alle PLC og folkebiblioteker.”
President’s Day is over. We can go back to disrespecting presidents again. That’s the American way.
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– Grover Cleveland? He was ugly.
– Millard Fillmore stared at a can of orange juice concentrate for hours because the label read: “Concentrate.”
– Just saying John Tyler‘s name is enough of a...
Welcome to Liam’s Lily, book 14 in Heroes for Hire, reconnecting readers with the unforgettable men from SEALs of Honor in a new series of action-packed, page turning romantic suspense that fans have come to expect from USA TODAY Bestselling author Dale Mayer.
To say I can't wait until this book is finished and out in the world may be the understatement of the century!
As it is, I'm currently wrapping it... Read more of this blog post »
"Everything I'd want in a rockstar book, with twists to make it something different." ~ K, Early Praise
TWO DAYS!!! OMG OMG OMG!!! Are you as excited as I am? WOOT!!
SPARK is coming! If you haven't added Spark to your GR TBR yet, now is a great time
Spark on Goodreads
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Rhys Bowen has penned an excellent family mystery that will have you turning the pages as quickly as possible.
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February 2018; Lake Union Publishing
9781503951822; audio, ebook, print (352 pages... Read more of this blog post »
It’s like a slow creeping inertia that methodically envelops the brain. Blocked, stuck, in a rut, whatever you call it. Every writer experiences it, though many – for whatever reason – will not admit that it buyexists. There is, of course, a cure, which may be why so many reject the idea that the... Read more of this blog post »
I've gone back to Hong Kong for this excerpt.
My favourite city in the world
Debra and Braam are in an isolated spot on the island and both need to go to the loo. They go off in opposite directions and 'whistle' to disguise what they're doing...
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I try not to delve into politics much here. Most people know that I am left of center, but not so far left as to have any trouble with writing about Mike Hammer. This week I want to share a couple of things with you.
This cartoon, which appeared in the Quad City Times, is eloquent in its depiction...Read more of this blog post »
Happy Middle of the week, guys, and welcome to the Mid Week Tease. As ever, big thanks go to Angelica Dawson, who makes the tease possible every week.
I've gone for an emotional moment from my newest release Auctioned to the Bad Boy CEO today. You get a sense of the demons Logan faces every day. T... Read more of this blog post »
CBS News science and futurist contributor, Dr. Michio Kaku‘s new book, The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth is officially released and available for purchase. CBS This Morning invited Kaku to talk about his bold assertions on...Read more of this blog post »
Every Wednesday, I will be posting a random Top 5 List, hoping to inspire and bring about discussion. These are, of course, subjective opinions, so please join me and share your own favorites, or tell me if you've found a new one thanks to these posts!
Today:... Read more of this blog post »
I'm not writing a many book reviews. It is something that I love to do, but I knew that I wouldn't have time for for the next couple of months. So, instead of book reviews, for now I will share what I have been reading.
Thanks to a Valentine's Day offer, I have a month of Audiable romance package... Read more of this blog post »
கொறறவை அசசாகி வெளிவநத ஒரு மாத காலததிறகுப பின அதன ஆசிரியர ஜெயமோகன நீணட ஓயவை அறிவிததார. திடடமிடட பெரிய பணி கசசிதமாக முடிநது விடும நிலையில, நீணட ஓயவொனறை விருமபுவது மனித இயலபு. 25 ஆவது வயதில முகிழதத கருவை 43 ஆவது வயதில எழுதி முடிதது விடடு நீணட ஓயவை அறிவிததிருககிறார ஜெயமோகன. 600 பககஙகளில டெமமி அளவில...Read more of this blog post »
[image error]I finished a novel in November, and usually I take a few weeks off before I dive into my next big project. But something went haywire this year. Those few weeks turned into a few months, and now the motivation to sit down and begin writing isn’t really there.
What happened? I don’t kn...Read more of this blog post »
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“The blood you spill is the blood of kings,” seethed Dunyasha. “You are not fit for such a gift.”
-Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo
"المكان الوحيد الذي يلقى فيه الجنود (الأمريكيون) الترحيب بالورود والأزهار تُلقى عند أقدامهم هو الأفلام السينمائية"مذكرات كونداليزا رايس، ص282.
"كانت (لحظة القبض على صدام حسين) لحظة فرح، لكنني أذكر الآن أننا قد ارتكبنا غلطة، إذ قلت في نفسي: كان يجب أن يذيع النبأ رجل عراقي. ولكن الأوان قد فات لجعل... Read more of this blog post »
This is sadly *not* Tax Day this year, as would be somehow twistedly appropriate, but I'm very excited. Watch this space for more details, peeks behind the scenes, and... Read more of this blog post »
I’ve begun a new YouTube series called On Writing Software Well where I explore the real Basecamp codebase in search of interesting programming topics. It’s less “here’s how to do it” and more “here’s what I was thinking when we made this choice or took this direction”. And it’s intimately ground...Read more of this blog post »
Beberapa hari lalu seorang teman menelepon dan kami bercerita banyak hal. Saya mengenal dan mengagumi dia sebagai sosok yang punya banyak rencana, cita-cita, dan ambisi. Beberapa bulan terakhir kami sering ngobrol dan saya suka mendengar bagaimana dia punya banyak hal yang ingin dilakukan dalam h... Read more of this blog post »
The Reckoning of Noah Shaw has a cover now (!) and a release date (11/13/18) AND a really, really awesome announcement to go with it: I’m going to be signing the entire first print run! That means wherever you pre-order your copy from, it’ll be signed by me until the first printing is sold out, s...Read more of this blog post »
I’m very hit or miss when it comes to liking poetry, and I most frequently miss with free verse, because part of what draws me to poetry is the rhythmic effect of meter. But I’ve taken to copying out poems I like in a small notebook, and a couple of the recent ones have been free verse — and in w...Read more of this blog post »
This was new for me as a writer. The first thing I realized as Book One developed was that I needed a map. I started out with a couple of countries in the story, but that quickly grew, and the map kept me straight on where I was—literally.
Now, I publish it in the front of each book, because reade...Read more of this blog post »
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AS YOU WISH (Book #1) 1 wedding, 2 best men, one hell of a love story! Declan Ramsay was t... Read more of this blog post »
Before I get into the rant that I know this post will become, let me state my credentials. In addition to my work as a writer, I am a multiple-award-winning editor. I have edited short fiction and novels since 1986.
I have trained copy editors, not just for the magazines I edited, but also for maj...Read more of this blog post »
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Alisha King isn’t afraid of intimacy, or so she manages to convince herself. After all, she experiences intimacy in a myriad of ways, from viewing the world behind the lens of her camera to a frenzied romp with her favorite vi...Read more of this blog post »
"Every Patty Griffin song arrives fully and perfectly formed, which is perhaps her greatest gift. Her songwriting is honest and compassionate no matter the subject.
Her voice is uniquely compelling and her guitar work unfailingly evocative.She's a songwri... Read more of this blog post »
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[image error]Gwendolyn Clare is joining us today with her novel Ink, Iron, and Glass. Here is the publisher’s description:
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Can she write a world gone wrong?
A certain pen, a certain book, and a certain person can craft entirely new worlds through a branch of science called scriptology. Elsa comes...
This is that periodic whine I hate to do but which is included in the whole part and parcel of being a writer.
Amazon places a HUGE amount of weight on reviews (positive and critical) when its magic sauce algorithms determine a book’s placement. It’s not just the sales that can put it on the top o...Read more of this blog post »
You can now add GIFs to your Instagram Stories.
Take Advantage of Instagram Updates in 2018
As we continue to watch Instagram and Facebook inn...Read more of this blog post »
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