“So it’s the laughter we will remember.” That lyric written by Marilyn and Alan Bergman for Barbra Steisand’s song and movie “The Way We Were” has always been a favorite. Years later as I indulged in writing Jane Austen Fan Fiction (JAFF), I likened it to a line in “Pride and Prejudice” t... Read more of this blog post »
creep in the dusk,
travel in dust.
Ages of carbon
wrought mortal frames,
each one of us unique,
but always the same.
Motion of breath ‘twixt
the tongue and the lips,
I speak a name
and the name, between, slips.
Meeting of eyes,
the I and I knew,
always a surprise,... Read more of this blog post »
Fresh from a break-up in Trouble Brewing, Iris is ready to take charge of her future. Her popular bar takes center stage in Book Four. The title and a cover are coming soon.
Watch for something edgy to match the unexp... Read more of this blog post »
I never a...Read more of this blog post »
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Today's giveaway offerings: two (2) print copies of Caressed by Moonlight (Rulers of Darkness #1). See how and where the Rulers of Darkness series began and fall in love with one of my favorite heroes, Dorian Vlakhos.
The giveaway will run 11/16-11/23. Two (2) winners will be... Read more of this blog post »
The book is also available for purchase directly from me, for a discounted price for... Read more of this blog post »
Kindle and print-on-demand editions available here.... Read more of this blog post »
The Threat: How the FBI Protects America in the Age of Terror and Trump Read more of this blog post »
I read a great deal to absorb the atmosphere, and I also make notes about interest... Read more of this blog post »
Via Binzento --> Interview and Giveaway. "Before reading ahead the Q&A with the author, I have a copy of Lee Fitts to giveaway!! Simply follow my Instagram: Binzento and drop me a direct message.... Read more of this blog post »
Many of you went ou lala at the mention of Harrison Ford lookalike -- He was totally charming, fascinating life, all the interesting film-related things he's doing and... Read more of this blog post »
If you enjoyed NA2, please consider leaving a review. I do not pay for reviews, so getting the word out is totally dependent on the readers. I greatly app... Read more of this blog post »
For me, one of the biggest benefits of hand writing are that it is much more difficult to try to make every sentence perfect when you can't erase, so it allows me to keep going to get the basic story out and down on p... Read more of this blog post »
I am hoping to be there this year as well, but we'll see. Hopefully the weather co-operates better instead of raining us out. Read more of this blog post »
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Myth 4 - One human year equals seven dog years
Many dog owners automatically give two ages when asked how old their dog is: human years and "dog years" (the latter of which they calculate as human years times seven... Read more of this blog post »
The second draft is complete, and I will begin working on the third draft this week. While I wrote the first draft, I left notes for myself along the way, and part of the third draft will be addressing those notes. This stage will also involve... Read more of this blog post »
The house was as still as the death that lived in it. Lachlan laid in the same bed he had as a child, listening to the ticking of the wall clock on the other side of the room. He remembered how it had lulled him to sleep as a child, but now, every second it recorded with it... Read more of this blog post »
The Order of St. MichaelBud Hutchins Supernatural Thrillers Book 1by JB MichaelsGenre: Supernatural Suspense, Urban Fantasy
What do you get when you pair a smart-mouthed geek with a fake English accent and a disciplined, headstrong woman with incredible powers?
Meet Bud Hutchins, a socially awk... Read more of this blog post »
This week, I started my new gig and got to observe two classes.
First, a 3000-level philosophy course called “Theory of Knowledge.”
Then a 1000-level nutrition course called “Scientific Foundations in Nutrition and Health.”
In the philosophy class, students were reviewing William James’s “The Wil...Read more of this blog post »
This is part of a series examining the gods and powers that shape life on Arth. If you’re new to the series, get started with an overview.
The gods of war, strength, and combat are different from the other gods. When the Creator raised up a number of Titans to become Arth’s gods, there was n...Read more of this blog post »
With the release of my newest book, I included this personal letter to readers in the back. I’m posting this to my blog because I want to make sure anyone who enjoys my books knows how much I appreciate them taking a chance on an independent author like me.
So, thank you.
Here we are. Piec...Read more of this blog post »
SHE WASN’T LOOKING BUT STILL . . .
SHE FOUND HIM
TITLE: She Found Him
AUTHOR: B. Cranford
RELEASE DATE: February 19, 2019
One thing Rose Riley is proud of: standing up for what she believes in while living her best life kindly.
One thing she’s not so proud of: whacking a man...Read more of this blog post »
It's all good news now
Because we left the taps running for a hundred years
So drink into the drink, plastic cup drink
Hey lovely readers!
Here’s a book review for you!
[image error]“Twenty-four-year-old truck stop waitress and single mother Catherine Wright has simple goals: to give her five-year-old daughter a happy life and to never again be the talk of the town in Balsam, Pennsylvania: population two thousand...Read more of this blog post »
“Our hope is not found in understanding why God allowed suffering into our lives.
Our hope is not found in the belief that somehow we will tough our way through.
Our hope is not found in doctors, lawyers, pastors, family, or friends.
Our hope is not found in our resilience or ingenuity.
Our hope is n...Read more of this blog post »
Tomorrow I’ll be teaching Plato’s Gorgias, and today I’ve been reviewing it. It strikes me, as it always does when I read this dialogue, that this is Socrates at his worst, and I find myself asking, as I always ask when I read this dialogue, whether Plato knew that.
Socrates’s chief opponent here,...Read more of this blog post »
Lo primero que aprendió fue a arrancarse los aguijones con los dientes. Lo idea sería tener siempre a la mano unas pinzas, incluso la hoja de un escalpelo para poder drenar bien la herida y prevenir toda alergia posible. Pero, en la precariedad de las eventualidades poco importan los escenarios i...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