How to start... The book isn't perfect. But the thing is, some aspects of this story deserve 6 stars, so I evened the things out to a 5 start rating.
The imagination here is fantastic. We have key scenes that grab you by the neck and lovable characters. suspense,... Read more of this blog post »
I'm currently 479 words up on that. And I'm a happy lady.
I'm also a stone's throw from another big total - 60,000 words on my manuscript... Read more of this blog post »
La escritura como forma de consolarse a uno mismo y a los demás.
Seguramente, esta podría ser una buena repuesta de por qué escribimos o por qué existe la literatura y es la excusa que justifica Un invierno en la playa (S... Read more of this blog post »
This week’s post is devoted to ten works of Transgressive Fiction by ten different authors. Click on the links to read the reviews.
Definition: Transgressive Fiction is a genre that focuses on characters who feel confined by the norms and expectations of society and who break free of those confin...Read more of this blog post »
The latest update from Susan Gaddis - Helping you build a spiritual legacy
You stopped counting how many Thanksgiving dishes you’ve cooked through the years.
The dishes you’ve washed after the feast are up in the millions.
The house? Oh yes, you’ve cleaned until your nails looked ratty.
And most of t...Read more of this blog post »
But before I take that final leap, I'm setting my fans a challenge.
I will only change my profile pic across all my social media channels once I reach 1,000 followe... Read more of this blog post »
Αναρωτιέμαι μερικές φορές για αυτόν τον τόσο μικρό κύκλο των βιβλιόφιλων, για το πώς τόσο λίγοι άνθρωποι στηρίζουμε αυτή την αγορά βιβλίων, που δεν συρρικνώνεται, κάθε άλλο, κάθε χρόνο τα βιβλία που βγαίνουν – μεταφράσεις και πρωτότυπα- ολοένα γίνονται περισσότερα, καινούργιοι οίκοι ανοίγουν, μι... Read more of this blog post »
Welp, the 100-Day 100k Author’s Challenge ended yesterday, and as we all can see, I failed to the tune of 39,396 words. And that, folks, is a long, slow, sad tune indeed. I’m told by the Challenge Director that I did not fail, because not only do these blog posts count as words, but editing also...Read more of this blog post »
It can’t possibly be a surprise that I read tons of history articles each week. I just can’t help myself–I’ve got to share some of the fascinating things I’ve come across. Here are a few of my recent favorites: Student Life in the Medieval University: The Swedish Experience What was it like...Read more of this blog post »
Happy Weekend Everyone!
This is just a quick update to say a very, very big thank you for the launch of As I Write.
I wasn’t really sure how many people would be interested in rough draft chapters of books as I’m writing them, but it turns out, over two thousand of you are.Read more of this blog post »
Eleven-year-old orphan Anne Shirley has just arrived at Green Gables, and already her guardians want to send her back. First, she’s not the boy the Cuthberts expected. Second, she talks too much. And even with her generous spirit, the redhead’s a trouble magnet. She gets the neigh... Read more of this blog post »
Ahead of the release Blades Of Illusion: Crown Service #2, I’m sharing with you the first two chapters! Some of my first readers have had a crack at it and I thought it was time that you got a sneak peek into the newest book in my Algardis Universe!
Please keep in mind that this has...Read more of this blog post »
Corbyn, Abbott and McDonnell were long dismissed as irrelevant radicals. But their formative years on the margins were more important than anyone realised. By Andy BeckettRead more of this blog post »
Tamora, what is your favorite thing about TORTALL: A SPY'S... Read more of this blog post »
I just learned that Charlie Manson has just achieved room temperature. In honor of the occasion, I'm repeating a blogpost I wrote a few years ago about Charlie and me. Hope you get a kick out of it.
I thought you might be interested in a recent exchange I had with author Richard... Read more of this blog post »
Today on the Speculative Fiction Cantina we are pleased to welcome writers Arizona Tape and J. A. Pickett.
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Arizona Tape is quite a chaotic, young adult that shares her house with a cactus plant and has sleep dates with her bed. She makes up stories in her head all the tim... Read more of this blog post »
The PINK SOFA is a great celebrant of Christmas, and has already laid in stocks of food and bottles of mulled wine for its Christmas guests. Here is the first of them: Jan Ruth lives in Wales and has horses, something the PINK SOFA envies to the ends of its little curved wooden legs. She also h... Read more of this blog post »
Queen Mary I of England, daughter of Henry VIII and his first wife, Katherina of Aragon, came to the end of her uncharmed life on 17 November 1558. The abdominal pain that had plagued her since menarche had revealed itself to be not the stirring of new life, but the growth of a deadly cancer.Read more of this blog post »
In mid-August, faced with an increasingly crashy Macbook Air, I started looking at my upgrade options. My findings were eyebrow-raising, to say the least. The hardware available now is only an incremental improvement over my top-of-the-line mid-2013 device, and I’d still be running the same softw...Read more of this blog post »
Sketch study - Caulifla
Doing fight drawing studies for Dark Science has inevitably led me down a Dragon Ball hole. Super’s got some great fights!
Peru and Chile have a new plan.
As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't covered.
Read my blog posting guidelines here.Read more of this blog post »
Urban Shield teaches USA corporate terminator military police & first responders to l... Read more of this blog post »
Yesterday morning, it was quick and unsubtle. I was wearing what I'd been told too - the short blue skirt, the one with pleats. It was tad bit too short, just enough that sitting meant pr... Read more of this blog post »
Here are some video reflections on baptism from NFL linebacker Demario Davis.
Just before ascending, Jesus commissioned His disciples to go, make disciples, baptize people in the name of the triune God, and teach them to obey all His commands (Matthew 28:18-20). Baptism should be impo...Read more of this blog post »
Nia jerked her hand away. Ask him why. No! Yes!
“Why?” she blurted.
He stared at her; it seemed he was staring right through to her soul. For the moment she could do no more than concentrate on his hazel eyes—the kitchen lights and blue Italia shirt making them deepen to a dark green color.
He...Read more of this blog post »
Me to this week pic.twitter.com/CGafZ8jwAy
— Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) November 18, 2017
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Happy #fanartfriday lovelies! Thank you @ofmiceandmen4 for sharing your Violet and Finch
That time has come when the year is in its last throes and lashes out with its most terrible weapons:
Joy, stress, grief, elation, blessed rest, anxious busyness… they all take a swing at you.
Roll with the punches, my friends. A new year is not far off.
But before it’s over, one more b...Read more of this blog post »
“We seem to be living in the riskiest moment of our lives, and yet the stock market seems to be napping,” said Richard Thaler recently. He is not alone in expressing such views, although since he had just won the Nobel memorial prize in economics, his comment understandably drew atte...Read more of this blog post »
At Puffin Books today to film some Lockwood readings. Despite being on the Strand, there was no sign of any Fittes operatives, or marauding Spectres…Read more of this blog post »
Случвало ли ви се е изведнъж да ви сполети съзнанието за пълното безсмислие на всичко? Чантата ми тежи, рейсът тръгва не от Централна автогара, а от автогара Подуяне, а дъждът става все по-остър и заядлив, и като тръгнах най-после, мъглата се сгъсти, микробусът беше като мъглорин, дълбаеше си ту...Read more of this blog post »
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