monthly column for seven years in a motorcycle
magazine called CYCLE GUIDE. The column was called OVER THE HANDLEBARS, and that is also the name of my first book, which is mostly a collection of the best of those articles and short stories. Although... Read more of this blog post »
by Gabe Redel
I don’t know
if I am good enough for love.
If this thing
that everybody wants so ferociously
is worth the price,
then I might find that it is right for me.
Love is such a tight line to walk
that just one slip
and I know I will be sliced in half,
torn and bleeding fro... Read more of this blog post »
“So…you can’t go more than three hours without needing to nap? Is that correct?”
“Yeah, pretty much,” I said, walking along with him at a leisurely pace through the facility.
“How long has this been going on?”
“About a year now,” I said... Read more of this blog post »
Most of us have them. They make it difficult to cope with the tough times, because you know they’re out there, celebrating. When things are going well, they find ways to sabotage you. You don’t understand why they hate you. Is it your fault? Why won’t they go away?
As far as I can tell, the... Read more of this blog post »
I hope that everyone has had the chance to obtain a copy of my new book, Crisis: An Empire of the Elves Novel.
As I am working on book 2. It would be a huge help if anyone could leave some reviews on either Goodreads or Amazon or both. if you want to be the champion of the day. Th... Read more of this blog post »
It has been a jam-packed autumn here in Boston. I turned in the final revision of my 2nd novel, The Late Bloomers' Club, to my editor at the end of October. A week later, the paperback edition of... Read more of this blog post »
Work on DIRE:HELL proceeds at a steady clip. I'm over halfway done, and currently on track to release it before the end of the... Read more of this blog post »
Well, that's the latest rejection. Cou... Read more of this blog post »
This short story is part of a collection of similar stories found in Realms of the Elves.
This story was phenomenally well written, and very fast paced. This one’s got great dragon battles, good character development, well written dialogue, and a great and de... Read more of this blog post »
In the earlier days of book publishing, say the 16th or 17th century, I’d have to guess bo... Read more of this blog post »
The idea for this book genuinely came to me in a dream. It was only a small dream but after I had it the idea just kept building and building in my hea... Read more of this blog post »
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Can the sins of the past be forgiven with the actions of today?
Trish Hogan's life was destroyed when she gave her trust to her high school boyfriend, Jackson,... Read more of this blog post »
– remark attributed to St. Bernard of Clairevaux
When I was in high school, I was directed by one of my English teachers to read Arthur Miller's play The Crucible. Ostensibly the story is about the Salem witch trials in New England during the period... Read more of this blog post »
If you'd like to share comments of the story with me leave them on my website or send me... Read more of this blog post »
telling readers what they get out of my book feels a little wrong!
but i am not telling you how you should read! i am attempting to explain what i as a writer hope the reader gains from reading this book!
first of all i hope they enjoy the book! but that is not what i would like the reader to get t...Read more of this blog post »
I am currently on gathering together an anthology of three previously published stories that are no longer in print. The first two were short stories part of larger anthologies with Torquere Press--Trash and Treasures and Night Guardians.
The third story in the anthology will be a (hea... Read more of this blog post »
On Friday I travelled to London to the HarperCollins tower to have a chat with debut author, Caroline England. No ordinary chat, this was going to be for a live Facebook feed! I was so nervous. But it ended up being quite relaxed and fun, and Caroline was great! I thoroughly enjoyed talking abou... Read more of this blog post »
...and many other fascinating things, while you are at it.
Ta, L. Read more of this blog post »
"Explore this collection of poems, written in the wake of World War I by a twenty-year-old C. S. Lewis, revealing the intellectual and spiritual struggles of a young man wounded by war and conflicted over faith. As he contemplates the nature of morality, love, the pres... Read more of this blog post »
But I sure do love those personal rejections. I've been getting personal ones lately. I tend to take that positively though-as a sign that the story wa... Read more of this blog post »
I shall tell you my unsaid stories..
Before we're wiped away by hurricanes, earthquakes and tsunamis,
I have to tell you my crafted stories
Before we forget the ways to those familiar alleys
Let me tell you some untold stories
Before we unl... Read more of this blog post »
But in my world it’s close enough,
For savin’ money on my stuff!
Simply click the book’s link and select “Buy with Coupon”. That's it! It's that dang gum simple!
Offer valid on Grea Alexander e-books, only with coupon and on Smashwords.com. Sale begins r... Read more of this blog post »
My next release The British Knight goes live on December 5th. I'm so excited for it!
When I’m offered the chance to leave New York to live in London for three months, I can’t pack my suitcase fast enough.
As soon as I touch down I’m obsessing over red telephone boxes, palaces and all the black... Read more of this blog post »
I was asked to hold a seance as to summon the spirit of Edgar Allan Poe. You can read the transcript here:
Thanks to Jason and Rocky at the Gnome Appreciation Society for giving me the opportunity...
R.D Read more of this blog post »
I have PDF, modi, and epub.
This is a sequel to Once. I do also have copies of Once-PDF,... Read more of this blog post »
One really important aspect of being a guest of honor at a science fiction con has nothing to do with the Con itself. It’s making sure the world turns. Luckily, most Cons happen over the weekend and so for most of us the worst that happens is you might lose a Friday of work or be really tired on... Read more of this blog post »
I finished the rough draft of my latest work in progress and will be publishing it under a new pen name. This second pen name will be... Read more of this blog post »
Just Friends has been out for over three months now!! Wow. This ride has been so wild. This whole experience still doesn’t feel real. I’m starting to doubt it ever will.
To celebrate, I’m giving away a finished copy of JF plus a bunch of cute stationary over on my Twitter.
You can find the twee...Read more of this blog post »
les jeux sont faits:
Se consideraba un intelectual de izquierdas aunque era más bien un viejo aburguesado y conservador que odiaba todo lo que tuviese que ver con la juventud. Pese a todo, tenía un blog en el que volcaba sus iras y frustraciones mientras escuchaba Finlandia de “Sibelius” en el “...Read more of this blog post »
Då hade jag tänkt gå vidare lite med den här dramaturgikurvan som den rutinerade manusförfattaren Alex Haridi berättade om på Författarförbundets kurs för någon månad sedan. Vi har hunnit till moment nummer tre: störningen.
Jaha ja, man kan ju gissa rätt bra vad det handlar om. Vi har ju alltså a... Read more of this blog post »
[image error]Bullying, peer pressure, parent trouble and classroom rivalries are among the problems students face as another school year begins.
These issues are tackled in my new indie novel, “Cinderella Shoots the Moon.” The book is aimed at teens, young adults and anyone dealing with the chall...Read more of this blog post »
Need some extra credit action? Listen to this song a few times and then let it be a sound track to a comic you write. Don’t listen to the lyrics in order to illustrate this song. Let it be the song that happens to be playing in the background, in the kitchen or on your computer s...Read more of this blog post »
To begin with, writing requires a certain type of madness, the ability to disassociate oneself from true reality and go with the version that is inside one’s one head. We call this imagining of other worlds and non-existent people ‘fantasising’.
Writers need their imaginary worlds. Deep... Read more of this blog post »
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