I know, I know.
But here I am, giving you yet another link to follow.
I have a reader group (and a giveaway).
Join until August 31st 2018 and be entered to win. Prizes: either one $15 Amazon GC or... Read more of this blog post »
To be honest, at first I didn’t intend to write a sequel to Doomware. The ending was supposed to be abrupt and ambiguous, leaving readers to decide in their imaginations what happened next. It also seemed, for really the first time since I’d started writing novels, that somehow I’d been “channell...Read more of this blog post »
I've got to start off by saying just how awesome God is! I used to write stories in junior high and high school. Some were made-up stories of how I wished my life would be, and some were loosely centered a... Read more of this blog post »
I am very grateful to the ACP for this recognition, and to my publisher, Liturgical Press, for putting the book... Read more of this blog post »
"As he walked down the street, James found his senses instantly assaulted but not in an unpleasant way. The music intensified in his ears. Faeries and humans brushed past him. He was dizzy from taking in all the different sights and colors and lights. He smelled sickeningly sweet foods and sharp,...Read more of this blog post »
I'm sorry for my absence, but have had some medical issues that have kept me from my work. But it also has given me some time to think and map things out.
I'm in the process still of writing up my first book of short stories, so be on the lookout for that. I'll let everyone k... Read more of this blog post »
Wizard's Brew (Camelot Wizards #1)
Wizard through the Looking Glass (Camelot Wizards #4)
Fear of Dragons
The Man who Stole the Future
Ieri sono stata al Padova Pride.
Tornare a Padova è sempre come tornare a casa e già questo sarebbe bastato a rendere la giornata memorabile, ma c’erano anche la parata e le mie amiche a renderla indimenticabile, quindi eccomi qui a scrivere di questo 30 Giugno 2018.
Secondo i giornali eravamo 1...Read more of this blog post »
I'm headed to Denver tomorrow for RWA 2018, and I couldn't be more excited! If you're going to be in Denver, whether you're a writer, a fan, a librarian, or blogger, here's an overview of where you can find me. I'll leave this post pinned to the top of the page for the duration of the conference....Read more of this blog post »
CONGRATULATIONS, FRANCE, ON WINNING THE 2018 WORLD CUP!
Here is to a hard-earned, well-played victory of excellent skill and sportsmanship! Enjoy the next four years on top of the world, guys! You earned it! This World Cup, France truly had a squad to be proud... Read more of this blog post »
Yesterday I had the pleasure and the honor of hosting a workshop at the SCIFI-LX FESTIVAL in Lisbon with writer Pedro Cipriano about HOW TO KILL YOUR CHARACTERS. The theme of the festival is The Apocalypse and the workshop was very interesting to me and hopefully to the diverse audience present a...Read more of this blog post »
I am too told to read Harry Potter. I was too told to read the series the first time I attempted to read it thirteen years ago.
During this Eid-ul-Fitr, my brother asked me to read it. I refused.
He insisted. I told her that last time I tried, I had to give it up after 49 pages. The fact that I sti...Read more of this blog post »
Cruelty's Daughterby Anna Willett
When a young girl is abducted by a notorious serial killer, a woman risks
her own life trying to save her.
Mina is struggling to come to terms with her past. Having led a reclusivelife, shunning human contact, she decides to take on a loc... Read more of this blog post »
Is not a burden to bear.
It is unexpected in so many ways, yet
there was never a chance for us to avoid it:
the path seeming tangent but twisting and connecting just in time.
Train tracks flipped by a single switch
that altered the course of everything.
Solid ground to stand on, legs strengthened by ho...Read more of this blog post »
I know . . . you’d like Jake’s story. And I promise it will be coming. Just not yet.
You see, I’ve got another couple of stories I’d like to get out of my head and onto paper first. They are different than my Thornton Brothers books. Darker. More twisted. Or, as some of the early reviews have sai...Read more of this blog post »
We announced the winners of LAND-A-PALOOZA!!!
Every simple Adventurer won something b/c #AleronComesWithTheFREE! lol
The Grand Prize of an entire set of Signed Hardbacks and a Signed Map went to Brendon Brady!!! Congrats dude :)
Now a summary of the rest:
1) DragonCon is coming up. I'll see you there...
Adam tied up the back of his wagon. Standing beside his horse, in the still of the main road, he closed his eyes. He tilted his head back and took a deep breath. On a breeze from the south the scent of freshly baked bread reached out to him.
Broke Bakery was familiar to everyone in part because it...Read more of this blog post »
This site expires on the 4th of August, and I see little reason to delay the inevitable. I post infrequently, and only started the blog 3-years ago in hopes it would help with the writing endeavor. Suffice it to say I don’t think this has been the case. I figure it’s best to wrap things up as I h...Read more of this blog post »
Did the spirit of a deceased pet return to help its owner prepare for the death of a family member?
What cased a spirt to return with a final goodbye?
Did an old ritual conjure unwanted spirits into a mans life?
If you have a real ghost story or supernatural event to report, please write into our sh...Read more of this blog post »
If you get the John Denver reference, you know where I’m heading today. A week of workshops, friendship renewals, motivation, and hopefully some book sales and new readers. Hee hee – I had to put that one in!
I’m sitting in the airport, waiting for my flight to leave and t...Read more of this blog post »
This is a follow-up to my just-posted essay on my unchosen-but-apparently inexorable declining interest in baseball. My chief point there is that baseball has increasingly converged on a set of Best Practices but that convergence has made baseball less interesting to watch. (And my secondary poin...Read more of this blog post »
Nimic nu se compară cu mirosul de ceară al lumânărilor de la mănăstirea Vărzărești.
Nimic nu putem face ca lumea fără soțiile noastre, nici măcar o listă de cumpărături. Nici măcar cumpărăturile.
Nimic nu ne exasperează mai mult decât visul în care nu reușim să învățăm poezia pentru lecția de mâine...Read more of this blog post »
Afgelopen week was een week met pieken en dalen. Ik voelde me heerlijk, maar ook verschrikkelijk, soms zelfs op een dag. Maar wat me deze week in ieder geval wél lukte was de 50.000 woorden aantikken van Supernerd. Voor velen is dit misschien niks, maar ik ben er echt heel trots op, evenals de in...Read more of this blog post »
As I mentioned, it has been a year since I have blogged, but I have not been idle. I have attended some writing conferences. I am going to the Willamette Writers Conference at the beginning of August. I am meeting with an agent to pitch my already self-published book.
Why? You may ask.
Well, the si...Read more of this blog post »
Summer is in full swing and lots of singles are starting to stress out about not having a date for that summer wedding, pool party or family reunion. For many people, it’s awkward to show up solo to these types of events. It’s stressful not knowing that there will be at least one person at the...Read more of this blog post »
There’s a litany of methodologies used to circumscribe the creative process and what it takes to achieve something of value and note. We’ll jump around the obvious traits like talent and hard work and dive a little deeper to perhaps come upon a more expansive view of creativi...Read more of this blog post »
T... Read more of this blog post »
I asked Angela some questions:-
Your new book Here Comes the Best Man features the preparations for a wedding, can you tell us about your own wedding?
We married over...Read more of this blog post »
Aydınlık’ta Soner Polat’ın 2 Temmuz’un yıldönümünde Aziz Nesin’i “Türklerin yüzde 60’ı aptaldır” sözü üzerinden ama Cengiz Özakıncı’nın kurgu kitabındaki “Alman ajanı” imasına gönderme yaparak tartışması, haklı olarak bir başka aydının, Aydınlık yazarı Mecit Ünal’ın tepkisine neden oldu.
Doğu Peri...Read more of this blog post »
The first time I remember playing Pinball was at 20th Century Bowl. I was probably eleven or twelve. It felt like this huge, ancient, brick that someone considered a “game” but secretly laughed when innocent children feed their quarters into it. I wanted to like thi...Read more of this blog post »
My novel, 19 years in the making if you include all the years I put it aside, is soon to emerge into the world. THE GIRL IN HIS EYES, a dark psychological drama with echoes of Lolita, is two months away from publication. (These echoes may be quite distant, and are of c...Read more of this blog post »
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