So, what did my psychological evaluation determine?
Well, apparently I’m a pathological liar with a tendency to exaggerate.
Me? Lie and exaggerate?
I suppose that doesn’t really make me the best narrator for this really does it? Well, you’re just going to have to make do,... Read more of this blog post »
It's funny and very personal and if you like Mean Girls o... Read more of this blog post »
The Casquette Girls
Adele returns to New Orleans after being sent to her aloof, Parisian mother due to a hurricane that ravaged the city. Adele has a great relationship with her bartender/artist father and they struggle to return to their former lives.
Adele soon learns that not all is as it shou... Read more of this blog post »
What if the moon had a portal
A way out of hell
What if the earth crashed into the sun
Go to sleep never to wake well.
What if God had enough
And said this was a bad plan
What if we are being tested
To see what is man.
What if your soul was being tried
The earths' rotation coming to a still
Th... Read more of this blog post »
The book talk at Littlehampton went well. The photo here shows me with two of our Chindi authors, Helen Christmas and Christine Hammacot. About twenty people turned up (there are others out of shot sitting in the comfortable armchairs at the back of the room) and were quite an atte... Read more of this blog post »
was a pure work of my lifetime imagination. The book portrays a story which I wi... Read more of this blog post »
I have to admit I have been remiss these past few days in posting. So freakin’ much has been happening here in Denver, it’s all I can do just to keep up!
Thursday was the Kensington Book Signing.
My table was filled with readers all wanting a copy of my newest Lyrical bo...Read more of this blog post »
Well, got a new order this morning, fairly small one so I've already done the edit of what they had already written and provided the 1500+ words that they wanted. Feeling pretty good this morning in spite of how utterly drunk I had gotten last night. Still gotta work on that novella, finis... Read more of this blog post »
After writing four WWII thrillers, I decided to write a murder mystery.
HONOR the DEAD: Italy, 1921
Six English survivors of the Great War converge on Lake Como, Italy in 1921. Four men and two women = one corpse and one kill... Read more of this blog post »
So I've gone from too many words to... Read more of this blog post »
Will make me sleep again: and then, in dreaming,
The clouds methought would open and show riches
Ready to drop upon me that, when I waked,
I cried to dream again."
The Tempest- William Shakespeare
Looking for something different to read? Why not try one of... Read more of this blog post »
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
I liked this character driven novel. In the midst of action and suspense, the characters learn things about themselves despite all their attempts not to.
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Lykos snarled as he took a man’s arm off at the shoulder. They kept shooting him with silver bullets. The amount of waste was starting to become annoying. He used the arm to strike the last one across the face, sending the man flying back over the balcony.
“Wow.” He looked over to see Laura. ...Read more of this blog post »
[image error]Astray by J.F. Rogers is a young adult Christian fantasy fiction book. The main character, Fallon, is an orphan who receives an amulet on her seventeenth birthday from a neglectful and abusive grandmother. The artifact leads her through a portal to a mythical realm in which she learn...Read more of this blog post »
Alex took me out to the desert north of Phoenix. It was an odd choice, considering out here the heat could rise and make seventy degrees feel like a hundred, but he said that we couldn't go to an indoor shooting range because I wasn't eighteen.Again, my age brought up as a hindranc... Read more of this blog post »
Certainly not big, chaotic things like the weather -- though steering civilization away from suicidal climate damage may qualify. But what about hugely complex things like a modern economy? Or a sap... Read more of this blog post »
“And you shall listen to my every demand:”
“Take this keyboard from my hand,”
“And present your writings to all the land.”
Yes, it is all true: I am obsessed with poems, narrative poems to be more precise, narrative poems that rhyme to be ultra-precise.
I love... Read more of this blog post »
Special shout-out to those who are willing to leave their comfort zones and step out on faith! It’s time to do a new thing!
With Love, Dr. KL
Author of “Every Day Isn’t Perfect”: amazon.com/author/iamklregisterRead more of this blog post »
So there's this question I've gotten a few times:
My usual answer:
But today I'll be answering in more detail!
So of course, I have a playlist for my current work, Of Broken Things and Paint Splatterings, listen to it here if you want:
Wow, that worked?? ^^ I'm very proud of myself!!! Okay, movin... Read more of this blog post »
Ooops, I did it again! Since we had such a dismal hatch a week or so ago during the sudden heatwave, I just might have gotten some more chicks! I mean what was I to do? I still had two broodies and really, really wanted some of the Ice Cream Bars (half Cream Legbar and half Isbar) from My Pet C... Read more of this blog post »
Gotten my first flat tire (which was never a milestone I wanted to reach)Completed 40 (yes, FORTY) tasks for one week's worth of learning in my "happiness" class (yes, I put happi... Read more of this blog post »
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One of my screenwriting teachers turned me onto this idea of impressive failure as an important tool in getting your audience to bond with the protagonist of your fi...Read more of this blog post »
Zou L, Yeung A. (20... Read more of this blog post »
Island Life, Word Birds & Process
Theoretically, I need never buy another book. If I live to be a hundred (my plan) I won’t run out of books to read.
If you ask me to count how many books I’ve given away over the years, I can do so on the fingers of one hand. Every room in my small flat is li...Read more of this blog post »
What is YOUR Daring Greatly moment? What is something that you accomplished that seemed impossible? How have you defied the odds? #sharingsaturday #brenebrown
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I enjoyed this, Harry. It’s a different take than mine, which is more about immersing yourself in other cultures, but nature…mountains…ahh! I have spent days like that in the Engadine. Check out my Leave the Country if you have a chance.Read more of this blog post »
Penuche (Italian: panucci) is a fudge-like candy made from brown sugar, butter, and milk, using no flavorings except for vanilla. Penuche often has a tannish color, and is lighter than regular fudge.
It is formed by the caramelization of brown sugar, thus its flavor i... Read more of this blog post »
Eyes flick side to side, ticking their way through the hours.
facing another way,
taste buds tasting buds sickeningly sweet.
Toughening the scales: use them to shield a heart.
Following up the path, a memory’s ghost.
A waste bin of paper, each sheet
etched with all that you are
and a hundre...Read more of this blog post »
I always used to tell myself... odd things.
Like, make weird predictions.
For example, I’d be rooting through my wallet, find a $2 bill, and in my head, I’d say something like, "you're going to spend that $2 at a gas station in Montauk" or, "2 years from now, the t-shirt that guy was wearing at... Read more of this blog post »
Today, I’m interviewing the amazing Caryn Lix and discussing her debut young adult novel Sanctuary, coming out this July with Simon Pulse! Read on to learn more about this exciting sci-fi thriller and the author behind the words!
About the Novel:
[image error]Alien meets Alexandra Bra...Read more of this blog post »
“You care so much you feel as though you will bleed to death with the pain of it.”
– JK Rowling
Each of us has a unique and personal way of dealing with life that sets us apart from one another. Our personal traits vary and reveal themselves within our personal relationships, the decisions we mak...Read more of this blog post »
Random thoughts on a hot Saturday morning:
1. I was just thinking how thankful I am for you. All of this. All of the blog stuff. All of the books. I owe to you.
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According to Glenn Greenwald, writing in today’s Intercept, Ecuador’s president Lenin Moreno is to meet this weekend with British officials to formalise his country’s withdrawal of political asylum from Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks and a player in the Mueller investigation into Russia...Read more of this blog post »
I meant to do this a long time ago, but life has been pretty hectic. Better late than never, so here is my tour schedule! If you've been following my social media, you'll know that I'm currently in San Francisco, where I'll be doing an event at Green Apple Books (9th Ave) this Monday, 7.30pm. Do...Read more of this blog post »
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