Yippee--I'm back on time this week and I've been looking forward to sharing this King Brothers chapter with you :-)
You'll find this week's chapter here. I thought that this quote was very apt: "sometimes we take chances, sometimes we take pills.”
- Fall Out Boy :-)
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VALLEY GIRL WARS
Southwest of Homer, Book 2
by Cherime MacFarlane
Genre: Contemporary Romance
The poacher is an ever-present threat to Ally as captain of Tore Olson's boat, Valley Girl. She doesn't understand why he refuses to go to the Alaska State Troopers. She agreed to help him by taki...Read more of this blog post »
The prompt/question this week is do I keep a journal or diary.
Duh!!! Of course I do. I’ve been a life-long diarist since I was given my first “big girl” diary at the age of 8.
It was a 3×5 sized, hardbound book, complete with it’s own lock and key, hundreds of sheet...Read more of this blog post »
While driving home through the warm London night last Monday evening, I decided to tell my girlfriend about Stanley Cavell’s interpretation of Macbeth. The story does not reflect any better on me, if you know the essay in question. It centers on a description of the Macbeths as a portrait of...Read more of this blog post »
I like to think about what words used to mean. Take “incredible.” It’s the opposite of “credible”, which is to say it originally meant “unbelievable.” Not always in a good way.
“You claim that you had no knowledge of a crime, carried out over the course of many weeks, under your ver...Read more of this blog post »
— Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) June 22, 2018
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Thrillerfest is coming! I’ll be there Friday and Saturday this year. I’m on a panel for the first time, moderated by Ed Aymar, with Joe Clifford and others. We’ll be talking about putting together anthologies on Friday.
I hope to see you there.
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The entire planet.
This appears to happen every few years and would be a definite challenge for anyone trying to live on the Red Planet.
The lack of a magnetic field and oceans causes weather events on Mars to go "global" pretty easily... Read more of this blog post »
True story, but I have some of the most loyal readers in the book world. No, really, I do. And it’s not because they all leave me five-star reviews (they don’t, I have ARC members who’ve left me two-star reviews) and it’s not because they message me constantly to tell me how wonderful my books ar...Read more of this blog post »
Hello Readers! Isn’t it nice to read? I mean, seriously. We are SO lucky! Not everybody shares in our abundant gift. It’s hard to believe, but it’s true. In fact, two out of every five Canadians struggles with basic reading and writing. It affects their jobs, their health and their family. The 40...Read more of this blog post »
Self-esteem and how they see themselves is so important in children. Many times how they see themselves is totally different than how everyone else in the world sees them. It can be hard to know how to build self-esteem in our kids. No one wants a child who thinks too highly of themselves, but it...Read more of this blog post »
I got this question this week, and I thought I’d answer it with a simple answer, but also a cool trick just in case. First the question:
“If I’m shooting in direct sunlight but am using a diffuser to soften the sunlight, do I set my white balance to shade or sun? “
Softening the sunlight shoul...Read more of this blog post »
This week’s This or That contest is Cover Love. For a chance to win let me know in the comments which cover you like best! All comments are entered in the drawing!!
Blazing Bedtime Stories III: featuring You Have to Kiss a Lot of Frogs
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2. Writing and editing really well!
3. I'm two episodes behind on Westworld. Damn you, World Cup!
4. Check the status updates for my occasional change to still know I'm alive, other than that...gonna go back to writing now =P
Hello! Long time no … Well, you know how it goes when people come slinking back to their blogs. Does anyone actually blog anymore?
Anyway! I am really happy today because we are on the other side of the Solstice. That’s the Winter Solstice for me, because I am in the southern hemisphere, so days g...Read more of this blog post »
Publisher: Rogue Phoenix Press
Length: Full Length (174 pgs)
Heat Level: Spicy
Rated: 4 Stars
Reviewed by Dandelion
I loved the rapport between the two main characters. Although at times they both struggled to find the right words to explain their feelings for each other, somehow the... Read more of this blog post »
Seventy years after Windrush and the founding of the health service, it’s time to learn the lesson: migrants are good for you
A few weeks ago, while looking for the family railcard, I found my mother’s first passport. It’s blue and hardbacked, with a lion and a unicorn perched on Latin and embosse...Read more of this blog post »
My new book Beating the Story: How to Map, Understand and Elevate Any Narrative examines the building blocks of storytelling, with a particular emphasis on emotional rhythm. Masterful narratives hold our attention by regularly but unpredictably oscillating our response to events between up notes,...Read more of this blog post »
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Squaller || Zoya Nazyalensky || Grisha TriumvirateI am horrible. All these people dead, and I miss pretty things.
The post I’ve joined forces with TogetherRising.org and we’ve raised over $1.9 million to help the helpers on the ground. 100% of your donation goes to the lawyers and social workers working with these families. Please call your representatives AND give here www.togetherrising.org/give $5 makes a...Read more of this blog post »
The Trump Takeover of the Courts
Trump’s most lasting legacy might be his impact on the federal court system. It must be stopped.
Quite apart from the Supreme Court, Trump is already having a dramatic effect on the lower federal courts.
Even though much of his legislative agenda has stalled in Con...Read more of this blog post »
[image error]Have you ever gotten so busy that you almost wish you could be bored? You might even think what a luxury it is to have enough time for boredom. But, before you get too envious of those who are bored, keep in mind that it has its own challenges.
If you look at crime fiction, you see al...Read more of this blog post »
Today marks the death in 1591 of the Jesuit saint Aloysius de Gonzaga . The first-born of a numerous Italian aristocratic family . He grew up amid the violence and brutality of the Renaissance and witnessed the murder of two of his brothers. He gave up his inherited wealth and privileged statu...Read more of this blog post »
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