I have no interest in politics, small talk about the weather, gambling on the horses or football, wearing shirts with a collar, hosting barbecues and dinner parties, drinking with buddies at pubs, watching car races on the TV, or spending my weekends... Read more of this blog post »
It's great fun, evidenced by the enthusiastic response from the singer's crowds whenever Buffett performs that song. It's just a little ditty designed to wrap up a festive night, put your date in the ideal mood for the finale. If she's still not willing after an eveni... Read more of this blog post »
Here you will find two holiday tales that will make you wonder if indeed Magic is real. These stories fit like hidden puzzle pieces in the greater picture that is the Federal Witch Universe.
Twas the night before Christmas… What happens when a doppelganger comes to town and starts making people... Read more of this blog post »
I am incredibly excited to reveal the title for my next book… THE NEVER GAME.
Coming out on May 14, 2019 in the USA and Canada, and on 16 May in the UK and Ireland. The first in an exciting new series featuring enigmatic investigator Colter Shaw. When the killer makes the rules, nobody survives…
Th...Read more of this blog post »
Scriitoarea americană Rachel Kushner, autoarea romanului „The Mars Room”, aflat în pregătire la Editura Vellant, este pe lista scurtă a celebrului Man Booker Prize. Ceilalți finaliști ai celui mai important premiu pentru ficțiune scrisă în limba engleză sunt: Anna Burns, Esi Edugyan, Daisy Joh...Read more of this blog post »
If you've read Fixer you might have a good idea of what to expect, but you might be surprised. ... Read more of this blog post »
I’m excited to share a brief peek at part of the cover for the debut novel in my new Braxton Campus mystery series. The first book is called Academic Curveball and will be available for sale in October 2018. The full cover reveal will occur during the week of September 24th… as we get close to la...Read more of this blog post »
Escribir relatos es la mejor forma de iniciarse en la escritura. Aquí te doy 7 consejos para escribir relatos. ¡Plantéate el reto de escribir un relato al día!Read more of this blog post »
Pre-order now at Amazon.com (http://a.co/d/fbiBqby) or on Kindle!
Release date October 5,... Read more of this blog post »
Godtfolk! Jeg skal snakke på Webdagene den 19. oktober. Jeg skal snakke om noe jeg er veldig opptatt av: Kreativitet. Eller som jeg liker å kalle det: Å lage ting.
Vi lever i en rar tid. Jeg har tilbragt ti år av yrkeslivet i web-bransjen, som er veldig opptatt av å «være kreativ». Samtidig har je...Read more of this blog post »
En la editorial SM están de celebración. Este año se cumple el 40 aniversario de su colección más emblemática, El Barco de Vapor. Entre todo lo que están preparando para celebrarlo, y que podéis descubrir aquí, se encuentra la publicación de un nuevo título, Cuarenta cuentos a todo vapor; es una...Read more of this blog post »
When it comes to starting a new story, writers’ approaches generally fall into one of two categories: planning versus pantsing. Planners meticulously outline their stories before they write. They make sure to get every plot element in just the right place. Pantsers fly by the seats of their pants...Read more of this blog post »
It’s been a long time coming.
I started The Deathsniffer’s Assistant — the first time — almost ten years ago. It was a germ of an idea with no outline, no endgame, and no real vision. I just wanted to write a cool mystery novel in a fantasy world, something I’d dreamed of reading since I was just...Read more of this blog post »
Rubert diede ordine di calare in mare una scialuppa e comandò al suo secondo di allontanarsi, restando comunque ad una distanza utile a tenere sotto controllo la spiaggia.
Dopo qualche minuto, il capitano era a bordo di una piccola lancia insieme a tre suoi uomini. Istintivamente carezzò la pistol... Read more of this blog post »
- Beau Taplin • G o o d E n o u g... Read more of this blog post »
Sept 23, 2018- Word On the Street Toronto Festival, Inanna Booth, 11:00-12:00 AM
Sept 28, 2018-CJRU-All My Books- Radio Interview hosted by Jacky Tuinstra Harrison
October 16, 2018-The Violet Hour... Read more of this blog post »
Pat Rothfuss, Troy Little, and I spoke to Blair Marnell at SyFy Wire about Rick and Morty VS Dungeons & Dragons, including an exclusive preview of issue #2. Check it out.Read more of this blog post »
2018 CYBILS, here I come! I’m excited to share that I’ll be a CYBILS judge again this year. The CYBILS Awards recognize authors and illustrators whose books for children and young adults combine both literary merit and popular appeal. In the past, I’ve always helped with judging the younger nonfi...Read more of this blog post »
Drake couldn't figure out if that was a good thing or a bad thing.
He still held her in his arms, and the fact that she hadn't pulled away eased some of his nerves. He'd wanted to come before now but fear had held him back. Rachel had asked him to stay away and as... Read more of this blog post »
In the September 7 issue of The Times Literary Supplement, Simon Blackburn reviewed my book Five Proofs of the Existence of God . The following response appeared in the TLSletters page in the September 14 issue:Even I will admit that it is not entirely unpleasant to be criticized with the pana... Read more of this blog post »
You cannot fulfill the five purposes (worship, fellowship, discipleship, ministry, evangelism) on your own. Life is not a solo act. You were created for community. The only way you can fulfill God’s five purposes is with people in your life who are giving you spiritual input. You need a church fa...Read more of this blog post »
What if you fell in love with the one person you’d sworn to destroy? Lara has only one thought for her husband on their wedding day: I will bring your kingdom to its knees. A princess trained from childhood to be a lethal spy, Lara knows that the Bridge Kingdom represents both legendary evil – …...Read more of this blog post »
The country is in ruin. Three cities in the Sacramento Valley, with relatively intact infrastructure, are trying to survive in drastically different ways. One is organized by its AI quantum computer and its sophisticated robots. It automates eve... Read more of this blog post »
This is a Q&A that I did recently with my publisher, Killer Reads, talking my inspiration, influences, personal experiences and social issues.... I hope you find it interesting!
Q&A with Tanya Farrelly (Author Page), author of When Your Eyes Close.
What was your inspiration for wri... Read more of this blog post »
Hosted by Canadian author and music critic, Brent Jensen (All My Favourite People Are Broken), The Sunshine State Author Expo will take place at Open Mike’s Coffee Lounge in Melbourne, Florida on Saturday October 6, 2018 from 1 – 4pm.
Featuring guest authors, Amy Sweezey (Let’s Talk Weather), Jaim...Read more of this blog post »
Farrow laid Fiona carefully on the bed. He was worried about her after the near disaster of the night… if she’d of hurt the baby dragon, blasted out of her mind or not, she would have neve... Read more of this blog post »
Speaking of Toxicologist (as in Nicholas Harding in The Pharm House), any aficionados of The Borgias out there? As a toxicologist, of course I knew who the Borgias were – early adaptors to the art of toxicology. Lucrezia and Cesare and their daddy Pope Alexander VI (Rodrigo); one would want to b...Read more of this blog post »
Notes Home From KindergartenNote 21
Dear Ms. K –
T was putting his shoe on his head and was lifting up his shirt.
T did a great job reading.
-- Ms. X
Note 21 – Response
Dear Ms. X –
I had no idea that putting a shoe on one’s head and lifting up one’s shirt could help improve one’s ability to read out... Read more of this blog post »
If there is one bit of advice I can give you on making money as a writer online, it’s this:
Deliver value daily.
I don’t mean tweet or post on Facebook daily, I mean daily emails in your readers’ Inboxes.
Daily. Yes, you read that right. IT MUST BE DAILY.
Over the years of writing and self-publis...Read more of this blog post »
I was asked a while ago who were some of my favorite tortured heroes in books other than my own. It was not easy to narrow down the possibilities, but I eventually came up with Mr. Rochester from Charlotte Bronte’s JANE EYRE; Christian, Duke of Jervaulx from Laura Kinsale’s FLOWERS FROM THE STOR...Read more of this blog post »
Most of the following events are ticketed and include a hardcover copy of the book, and some even raise funds for charity in celebration of the release of The Next Person You Meet in Heaven, a sequel to The Five People You Meet in Heaven.
More events in Michigan will be added in November and Dece...Read more of this blog post »
Ogapoge Considers Alternate Routes
We’re definitely shifting to autumn, here. Since no one is advertising “Autumn Reads,” I guess I need to figure out what works on my own.
For those of you just discovering this part of my blog, the Friday Fragments lists what I’ve read over the past...Read more of this blog post »
Het voelt als eeuwen geleden dat ik een ‘look of the day’ artikel schreef. Toen ik twaalf jaar geleden begon met beautybloggen, was dit een vast onderwerp dat zeker elke week terugkwam. Omdat ik nu veel vragen krijg over welke oogschaduw ik de laatste tijd altijd draag, werd het wel weer eens tij...Read more of this blog post »
So…what happens now? Are the Cold Fury hanging up their skates?
Dry those tears, Cold Fury hockey fans. You haven’t seen the last of this team, or the men that...Read more of this blog post »
I’ll be appearing in Bath Children’s Book Festival the end of September. Tickets were all sold out but think they’ve released more.
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The Aggies have a big game this Saturday. 2:30 on CBS. We’ll be playing Alabama. Maybe you’ve heard of them. They have a pretty good little football team.
But I’m still in the throes of football optimism after seeing how close we played Clemson and I believe we can win. Or maybe I be...Read more of this blog post »
The beauty of being quiet was that she’d learned quite a bit about the Lean Dogs without having to ask any annoying questions. For instance, she knew that the Bell Bar had been a Dog haunt for decades, and that Ghost was thinking of buying it and making it an official club property. One of the gi... Read more of this blog post »
Before we get into today’s post, I just wanted to remind you that our Bible Study on the book of Ruth is coming soon! We’ll be starting our four-week series on October 1st, and it’s going to be an amazing four weeks!
If you were planning on ordering the Bible study...Read more of this blog post »
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