Much has been written about Pocahontas over the centuries, and it’s important to remember that it has mostly been written by... Read more of this blog post »
Charles McCarry is probably the best and certainly the most literate of all American Spy Thriller writers. There must be about 10 novels of the Paul Christopher series. I'd start with The Tears of Autumn and read them in order. He's still alive and writing post Christopher novels b... Read more of this blog post »
In this one there's a lot of fish, some drums, some beer, a lot of whisky, dancing, some good weather, some bad weather, weird noises in the night and some Spaniards - among other things.
http://www.wi... Read more of this blog post »
I read at least three or four true crime books each month. One of my favorite authors is M. William Phelps. I am currently reading his... Read more of this blog post »
Per festeggiare un anno dall'uscita del primo volume della serie #SweetSurrender, trovate l'ebook di #SenzaFareRumore in #promo a €0,99 su tutti gli store online.
Ty&Ap vi aspettano per farvi battere il cuore... e non temete, Jax arriverà presto!... Read more of this blog post »
I'm working on a new novel entitled "Byron". I'm about 35% finished and looking to gain some beta readers for reviews that will be published in the first few pages of the book as well as on major websites like amazon and goodreads.
You will be compensated for your review.
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The wildflowers that shoot in joy, in the solitary vales,
Expects thou and me, when spring breaks its first bloom,
As many a green and bush has borne our love,
So, nature catches our whisperings, with a sound of new delight.
This spring of a gift that... Read more of this blog post »
“Our countryside is in the process of becoming a veritable desert...there are hardly any insects left”: intensive pesticide use is causing a "wipe-out" of bird populations in France. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/21/catastrophe-as-frances-bird-population-collapses-due-to-pesticides …...Read more of this blog post »
I was very chuffed when Shalini from Shalzmojo asked me to guest post for her for [ #WisdomWednesday ] I have known Shalini when we met for the Breaking Barriers event organised by WomenWeb last year. She is a spirited and generous person. I really enjoy her bubbly and friendly nature, always wil...Read more of this blog post »
We live in the age of too much. We’re buying too much. We already own too much and owe too much. We’re doing too much. We can’t take care of ourselves because we have too much on our calendar, too much on our plate. We go to bed and can’t sleep because we have too much […]
The post 7 Things Moms...Read more of this blog post »
Happy World Poetry Day!
I’ve a new poem, about growing up gay in 80s and 90s Tasmania, in Stilts Journal Issue 1, alongside work by R.A. Briggs, Lachlan Brown, Broede Carmody, Shastra Deo, Quinn Eades, Liam Ferney, Mindy Gill, Jill Jones, John Kinsella, Caitlin Maling, Ellen van Neerven, Damen O’B...Read more of this blog post »
Every social media post should have a beautiful graphic. If there are two identical stories, the one with the beautiful graphic will always win.
– Guy Kawasaki
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This is week three of getting to know Lizbeth’s real family. In the original Pride and Prejudice, Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy’s interactions have an element of chance to them. If there is a manipulator against them being together, it might be Caroline Bingley who comes closest to playing that role. I...Read more of this blog post »
I’m just floored. Floored!
I generally will log in to Amazon and check to see how a book is received and if its selling or being read at all via KDP. I DO watch the ranking, and am always happy when I see a book land in the top 100.
However, tonight I had the best surprise yet. I saw the third inst...Read more of this blog post »
and spring came tumbling
from a hope-shaped crack
in the sky,
the ancient snow
of our hearts.
stripped of all our belongings,
we found ourselves,
like the once-skeletal trees,
in the colours of daisy and primrose
our lips chanting
as the white c...
componimento in onore della Giornata mondiale della poesia
Se volessi ritrarre la mia faccia
Non potrei farlo dipingendo
Perché proprio non so disegnare;
Ma dato che per compensare
Pare mi sia stato dato in dono
Il potere della parola scritta,
Compongo il mio volto in versi
Forse non così dive...
Spring has arrived! Finally. Of course, another nor’easter is hitting the east coast tomorrow but officially it is spring. When I see the new growth on my houseplants and the plants at the Belle Isle conservatory, I know spring has arrived, even if the weather isn’t cooperating.
Pepe...Read more of this blog post »
I'm a 30-year-old gay guy. I was laid off, and I'm freelancing crazy hours to try to pay my rent and bills. My best friend's birthday was this past weekend, and I did what I could timewise (and put a modest gift on my credit card), but he's totally bent out of shape because he feels like I negle...Read more of this blog post »
Every post opens w... Read more of this blog post »
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Looks like a comic. But. This one by da Vinci.
For extra credit, why not copy it? Draw your frame and a little frame around that frame as you see above. Start with non-photo blue. Practice drawing something as a deeper way to see that thing. Listen to music....
Win 40+ Regency, Victorian, and Georgian Ebooks! March 19-26th Only! Today, I have a fun surprise that I’d like to share with you! I’ve teamed up with 40+ fantastic authors to give away a huge collection of Georgian, Regency, and Victorian romances to 2 lucky winners, PLUS a brand new eReader t...Read more of this blog post »
With the release of Awakened by Sin approaching, I thought I’d offer the background of this novel, which is very different from the others. Originally, I intended the Crime Lord Series to be two books. At the end of Recaptured by the Crime Lord, I revealed the villain without muc...Read more of this blog post »
Pas ben ik voor de tweede keer in mijn leven naar de Schotse hoofdstad Edinburgh geweest. Een prettige stad vol prachtige bezienswaardigheden waar menig booklover blij van zal worden. Graag wil ik alles wat ik heb gezien kort toelichten, want misschien heb jij er ook wat aan! Bereid je voor op ee...Read more of this blog post »
So, I’ve had a heck of a month. I’m not going to go into specifics, because you’re all following me for my writing, not to hear me gripe about stuff around the house. That being said, I’ve been under a lot of stress since about the 7th. I… don’t deal well with stress. I zone out, shut down, and c...Read more of this blog post »
It’s time for my March contribution to the #AuthorToolBoxBlogHop where dozens of authors post their thoughts on subjects of writing. This month I discuss Grading Your Chapters. [image error]
I tend to write short chapters that shift by venue, time or maybe point of view. My 325-page novels may...Read more of this blog post »
Come join me on the US/CANADA portion of my “Herding Cats” book signing tour! ฅ(≚ᄌ≚)
Here are the links to events, please make sure to double check whether or not yours is ticketed.
POWELLS/ UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON / BOOKSMITH / MYSTERIOUS GALAXY / SKYLIGHT / INDIGO / STRAND
PS Normally I stop po...
Easy as following authors on Amazon, that's how! I am guessing that you already follow me (and if you don't, now is the time to do it!), so just do the same for the listed authors, and you'll be entered. Sharing gets you more entries as well. This way you find some new books, get updates, an... Read more of this blog post »
This family was looking to settle into a 100-year-old farmhouse here in the Waco area after living out of the country for 17 years. They loved the home’s character, but also wanted to infuse their eclectic style into it. I love the living room in this home because of the way we were able to feat...Read more of this blog post »
Two weeks ago I gave a 30 minute talk on Facebook Live about how we shouldn’t try to game the social media algorithms. Follow for follow and commenting packs on Instagram only have marginal effectiveness. Facebook has a team of computer scientists who are paid to make the algorithm work the way t...Read more of this blog post »
The 2008 publication of my novel is flawed and no longer... Read more of this blog post »
The day FDR died Harry Truman suddenly had the biggest job in the world thrust upon him – at the very moment when that job was hardest to do.
Hitler was still alive, the war in Europe wasn't over, Stalin was seeing what he could get away with, there were senior people in Washington who thought Ge... Read more of this blog post »
Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 12:00 AM PDT to Sunday, March 25, 2018, 11:59 PM PDT
Remember those dates, don't miss the opportunity to get A World Without Color, the true story of the last three days with my cat, at no cost for you!... Read more of this blog post »
On the occasion of World Poetry Day, enjoy this conversation between Sadhguru and Muzaffar Ali on the expression of profound inner experience.
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