Why Prayer and Meditation Are A Search For Intelligent Life (Part 10)
Where does it hurt? If we only knew where our psychological and emotional pa... Read more of this blog post »
SECOND CLIMB OF NEVADA
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My words shot blankly into the air. "Everything is different now-I don't know what to do. Who will help me?" Not expecting a reply, the answer I already knew filled my heart with fear. "You're alone now; it's up to you."
It was after midnight. And like many other nights since Mom had been go... Read more of this blog post »
An excerpt from the book "Bitter Chicory to Sweet Espresso" available on Amazon.com.
"A friend of the family in Ambridge, PA, kept saying to me: “La montagna e’ fiorita”. This is a typical cryptic Sicilian innuendo. Sicilian riddles may be described as flirtations of the mind whos... Read more of this blog post »
Q. What prompted you to write Vasily Grossman’s biography?
A. If I had to answer in one sentence––Vasily Grossman’s subject matter. To use James Atlas’ words about Edmund Wilson, Grossman “offered a large canvas on which you could draw a map of the... Read more of this blog post »
Hang Le did such an amazing job of capturing the heart of Beautifully Broken Pieces. And now I can’t freaking wait for you to read this novel! Hurry up and get here February 25th!
Ama... Read more of this blog post »
Book Club 2019 Is Now Forming!
This is a group where we’ll have a monthly book pick for us all to read and discuss. We’re extremely excited to announce that this group will also give us direct access to the authors for Q&A’s and interviews, and even the chance to win some signed copies from th... Read more of this blog post »
The winter solstice time is no longer celebrated as it once was, with the understanding that this is a period of descent and rest, of going within our homes, within ourselves and taking in all that we have been through, all that has passed in this full year... Read more of this blog post »
Nothing fits better in a Christmas stocking than a book. Here are my recommendations for your next shopping trip, ten of the best books I read in 2018 (though not all were published this year.) Some were written by friends or colleagues, some by authors I only hope I can meet someday—but all were...Read more of this blog post »
The answer to yesterday's quiz: Ellie the Eel did NOT help Spinella Suella Spider cross the river in The River Expr... Read more of this blog post »
December 5, 2019
Book News: THE GOOD ONES, featuring the rescue of my very own kitten King George, and set in a bookstore in North Carolina comes out February 5, 2019. This is such a personal book for me, mostly b... Read more of this blog post »
“Martialay has a passion for teaching children foreign languages and it comes across in the book. I loved it and plan on buying the French one next. An excellent resource for teachers, parents, educators and even grandparents. A must own!”
Buckle your seatbelts!
Your child (ages 6-10) is about to t... Read more of this blog post »
The Unseen World is a gift for that teen girl you know who is into anime, but you don't know much about anime yourself. Read more of this blog post »
Richard was not a big boy. He was always one of the last two to be picked.
Some of the boys were big and strong. And fast.
Richard was... Read more of this blog post »
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A country music king.
A chess playing queen.
A classic tale that begins in paradise...
What starts as an annual five day music festival on the beach l... Read more of this blog post »
**Note: Not all of these authors are children's au... Read more of this blog post »
The Burnt Sunset
The Eventide Blaze
While book 3 is in editing, I’ve been writing book 4 in my series.
Designing the covers always helps provide inspiration for the story.
Chris Ledoux is the author of The Burnt Sunset Series, a set of dystopian apocalyptic fantasy nov... Read more of this blog post »
Interview + Giveaway: Black Widow Curse and The Coven by M.D. Fryson ( @madelyn_fryson, @RoxanneRhoads ) #bewitchingbooktours http://ow.ly/4Uu830mYfo9
MAGIC IN THE MOUNTAINS -- Aspen Glen Series... Read more of this blog post »
I'm sorry I didn't state that on publication, the way other writers usually do. If that's not the kind of book you like and you're unable... Read more of this blog post »
(I just hooked your ass in here, didn't I?)
I've accumulated thousands of rejection slips, both email and hard mail, dating back at least 28 years. We writers agonize over just about every word in these little snippets of rejection death, attemp... Read more of this blog post »
Here's a brief description:
For the past three hundred years, two witch... Read more of this blog post »
As I'm fairly new to quilting, and even newer to "quilting" on my domestic machine, I make mistakes. Sometimes small, sometimes BIG.
* - I refer to quilting in... Read more of this blog post »
“Okay, so what’s the emergency?” Dan asked me, sliding into the booth on the opposite side and holding up a finger to signal the waitress. “Wait, did you order?”
Jamie shook his head. “Not yet, mate.”
It... Read more of this blog post »
“If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed.” (Jn. 8:36)
Sometimes a journey of faith following God has a life-script that includes the sacrifice…the giving up…of a fundamental component of worldly conventional normalcy…somethi... Read more of this blog post »
I'm finally moving! And will be moving at the end of this month, three days after Christmas. So, I've been majorly distracted by the who... Read more of this blog post »
Thank you, Skylar! A job well done.
I like it very much. Listening to the song that Janis Ian and Albert Hammond Liste... Read more of this blog post »
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You can find it here under my writing? I think. I'm... Read more of this blog post »
"I'm not sure what kind of mother would convince you to buy f*ck me heels and a thong."
Their gazes met and they both said, "Nana," then burst out laughing.
-Sophie and Grace from BAD BOYS AFTER DARK: BRETT
😂From laugh-out-loud to... Read more of this blog post »
What are your favorite quotes? I'll add them to my journal--if... Read more of this blog post »
It's featured with a poem I've written for the novel's prologue, in Susan Day's "Enthralled Magazine," special Blue Issue. All the articles and poems in Susan's magazine are written around the same theme: "Blue."
The cover to my... Read more of this blog post »
Miquela Sousa, who recently graced billboards from London to Japan as part of an Ugg advertising campaign, ticks off all the boxes for a model of the moment: She is exotic, attractive and huge on Instagram.
She is also enti... Read more of this blog post »
A sneaky glimpse into Zuckerland’s second city (and its infamous King).
Readers of Bad Candy will be familiar with Charmnia, sleepy home to Marvelo, where nothing more exciting than the annual swell of the River Sahne occurs. That’s a bare-faced lie, of course, smuggling and poisonings seem...Read more of this blog post »
Luiz Pacheco: Pois é, mas eu também só entrei para o partido quando me apareceu uma hérnia. Nessa altura, mandei um recado ao Cardoso Pires: “Psst! Quero entrar para o partido como extre... Read more of this blog post »
On Tuesday I listed my favorite books of 2018. Now it’s time to list some of my favorite resources — blogs, podcasts, and other resources — that I’ve enjoyed in the past year.Favorite Blogs
If you want to know all the blogs I follow, you can download this OPML file. If I were to cut back to my f...Read more of this blog post »
What defines a work is without a doubt: its style.
I consider myself fortunate to have received, as a child, an education that makes me proud now, as an adult.
I was instilled with an appreciation for classical music, books, painting, sculpture... one of the first games I learned to play... Read more of this blog post »
Ask the Author: Featured Authors
That's one of the questions Barbara Kingsolver probes in her new novel, Unsheltered . Weaving between the present and the past, it follows two families in Vineland, New Jersey, living in different moments of cultural crisis....more