Society needs people who take care of the elderly and who know how to be compassionate and honest
Alvin Toffler, The Third Wave
All around him lay his comrades, brave men of the 24th. The crack of rifles mingled with the cries of the wounded. He loaded a cartridge into the breach of... Read more of this blog post »
I, myself, hate reading a book and expecting a HEA, or at the very least for all the loose ends to fix themselves, but then getting there and it's a totally unexpected cliffhanger. Sometimes it heightens my excitement... Read more of this blog post »
The suit is propelled by mini jet engines on the arms and back. It goes 32 miles an hour and rises to 12,00... Read more of this blog post »
Wandering is on sale this week on Amazon! The Kindle price is $1.99, and if you have Kindle Unlimited you can always read for free.
"Her stories will crack you up—and they will inspire you. As someone with no sense of direction, no ability to plan, and plenty of social anxiety, her experi... Read more of this blog post »
Let me know what you think down below.
I want to read: Experimental/weird short fiction collections, recent release poetry collections (prefer urban short form chapbooks/ pocketbooks), horror anthologies, and contemporary literary short story collect... Read more of this blog post »
I hope to be walking better in a month, and fast walking/biking in 6 weeks or so. In the mean time, I would like to say thanks to my friends who have been helping me with my... Read more of this blog post »
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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 »
What is your brand, and is it protected? I grew up believing my brand was “me” and I didn’t have to do much about it except be “me.” The “me” brand can change: the photo shows an old one. But everyone’s experienced how being yourself can be challenging and people around you might see, or claim to...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 »
Here it is… the final cover for the final book in The Celestial Rose series.
Book four, Eternal Ending.
There is no time to grieve in hell.
Just when Taylor thought she had a grip on her spiralled life, she was thrown for another loop. With the universe itself seemingly conspirin... 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 »
[image error]It’s been a while since I posted a blog article on “Things I Think”, so I decided to go back and revisit a bunch of my favorite songs from the 1980’s. I’ve listed a bunch of them here, in no particular order of favorites.
These songs all remind me of growing up in the MTV generation....Read more of this blog post »
Hi everyone! Welcome back to another great edition (Can I call it that?) of Golden Seals Hockey! Some truly great stuff has been put up on the site this week, so check this out…
This week, I’ve posted a great, rare article from Sports Illustrated entitled “These Seals Refuse to Play Dead”. It is o...Read more of this blog post »
A blog reader sends this from the DePaul University Loop Campus Bookstore in Chicago:
My daughter found these in the “Eastern Religions” section of the B&N in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania:
A post shared by Tim DeRoche (@huckandmiguel) on Jul 21, 2018 at 6:23pm PDT
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 »
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