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Thanks to a generous user at bookmooch.com, who somehow ended up with an extra copy, I'lll have this book by Gordon Wood to read as research for my follow-up to Defying Conventions. I'm looking forward to clearing out a couple books from my "Currently Reading" column so that I can get started on... Read more of this blog post »
Scott Wendholt was born in Denver. He began playing the trumpet in third grade. In ninth grade, Jaz musician Greg Gisbert got him to listen to Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers playing “Straight Ahead” featuring the trumpet of Wynton Marsalis. “Up to that point jazz t... Read more of this blog post »
A study by Wang et al. (2018) concluded that “Tai chi mind-body treatment results in similar or greater improvement in symptoms than aerobic exercise, the current most commonly prescribed non-drug treatment, for a variety of outcomes for patients with fibromyalgia.”
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Do you often wonder about how you can improve your memory even after staging and settling into the adulthood? When was the last time you tried to memorise a phone number? Do you still remember it? If not, Johsua Foer’s Moonwalking with Ei...Read more of this blog post »
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Here is a demonstration.
Before I knew it, he was in front of me, those eyes burning deep into me as he came to a halt a foot from me. I could smell his aftershave, something strong and sharp and masculine that filled my senses and sent me floating a few feet off the ground. He was a lot to handle. He was even h...Read more of this blog post »
The ESV (2000s) of 1 Thessalonians 5:22:
Abstain from every form of evil.
Wycliffe’s translation (1380s) of the same verse:
Absteyne you fro al yuel spice.
Why did Wycliffe take a very general command—the most general command possible—and focus it on a very specific sin that, I would say, is no l...Read more of this blog post »
Sounds a bit far fetched you may say or even ask, how on earth is it wonderful?
I awoke this morning to the sound of the birds singing and yes I know the birds mak... Read more of this blog post »
Overrun By Your Love, a collection of inspirational poetry by Erika Mathews, has been released! Join in the excitement with the giveaway below, and don’t forget to check out the other blog tour stops here.
Also, this will be a short post because the internet is still out (arggggggg), and so time...Read more of this blog post »
بوصفها بلدا يواجه أزمة في الاقتصاد والأمن والمكانة، تحتاج مصر أن تعود بسرعة إلى الاستقرار الداخلي والزعامة في العالم العربي. والوساطة من أجل إنهاء الصراع الإسرائيلي الفلسطيني قد ترجع المصريين من الحافة إلى صدارة شرق أوسط جديد. وقد يكون الرئيس عبدالفتاح السيسي هو الرجل الذي يحقق ذلك، وقد يكون المك... Read more of this blog post »
If you’re looking for a great way to choose your next historical fiction read, this Ezvid roundup is a great one: https://wiki.ezvid.com/m/ty9WVGPq5QH0f.
I love the quick video summaries of each book and think Caroline Ferriday would be surprised to see herself as pictured here, Herta Oberheuse...Read more of this blog post »
This is my second attempt at the cover art for Beneath the Lanterns. On the plus side, it is an attempt to illustrate an actual scene from the novel. Once again we are in the city of Lanterna, and ahead of us we see its famous Lantern Tower. I think that I still prefer the first version, with s... Read more of this blog post »
At SleuthSayers today, I talk about my horrendously inefficient writing process, hint toward a longer project, and bit adieu to my regular columns on the site—at least for a bit.
Here’s the opening paragraph:
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As I’ve said before (too much likely), I’m a slow writer—and I think that my inclination...
Biscuits and Gravy Video One of my favorite keto recipes that always satisfies even the pickiest eaters who do not eat keto love is my Keto Biscuits and Gravy from...
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Tall plastic vases dominant on the store shelves, because of greater convenience and practicality as a storage option. They provide cheap storage options and usually, dishwashers and microwaves are safe. They can also be cooled or frozen, which means that they are a very versatile solution.
In man...Read more of this blog post »
We made it through another work week! I have big plans for the weekend. How about you?
I have to make up for the “L” that I took last night. But today, I’m in full throttle mode and ready to move s... Read more of this blog post »
Black and gold with a Fleur de Lis charm. No footballs in sight but so very Saintlike.
Memory wire wrap bracelet fits most wrists.
$17.00 includes shipping to US addresses.
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Learn English Vocabulary at two levels- denotation and connotation. Words have two different levels of meaning. The denotation is the dictionary definition. This is the “literal” or direct meaning. This is the meaning you see in the dictionary. However, words also have connotations. These a...Read more of this blog post »
Below, you’ll find Chapter Twelve of the Uncommon Bravery short story. If you’re interested in reading the chapters as they’re released, please subscribe to my newsletter.
Chapter 12 – Acceptable Losses
“Oh frak, I’m gonna barf,” Clara said, turning away from her father’s bloody leg injur...Read more of this blog post »
The Bridgertons are coming to Netflix! As reported in the New York Times:
“An adaptation of a group of lush romance novels set in Regency England — the Bridgerton Series, by Julia Quinn — that the “Scandal” veteran Chris Van Dusen will turn into a dramatic series.”
Read the whole article: Shonda...Read more of this blog post »
Head to Horror Sleaze Trash’s site to read WE TOUCHED A REAL DINOSAUR! (NOT CLICKBAIT)!
Super proud of this one and happy that a home exists for that trademark Robertson snark ;)!!
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A new poll is out this morning purporting to reveal that 71% of Republicans approve of Trump’s handling of Russia in Helsinki. This has the commentariat pulling out its collective hair, wondering despairingly what has happened to their father’s Republican Party. Now I bow to no one in my convic... Read more of this blog post »
Saturday mornings are made for ironing. No, not that kind, beloved. This kind of iron, meant to smooth away our rough edges and strengthen our friendships.
As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another. Proverbs 27:17
I’ve quoted this verse for years as if I knew what I was talking abo...Read more of this blog post »
Kalinda Evans works for the Anglo-Boer war foundation in Canada. She’s sent to South Africa to make sure everyone who lost their lives in the war will be remembered. On her drive to the guest farm in Kimberley, South Africa, Kalinda picks up a female hitchhiker and is startled when j... Read more of this blog post »
A little something fresh from my writer brain for The Phoenix Illusion (coming November 6.)
There was a knock on the door.
It couldn’t be the butlers; and if it were, they wouldn’t knock. Besides, Rake had turned down their services, instead preferring the comfort of walking around the suite unglam...Read more of this blog post »
This is recent Times feature article I wrote on the incredible new discoveries of what seabirds get up to far from land, and on the man who first visited seabird colonies with a scientific eye in the 1660s. It's sometimes still possible to write this kind of discursive essay! This one is about...Read more of this blog post »
I’ve been getting together my submissions after the Twitter pitch blast for two days — I had to write a synopsis for one book — but I’m nearly there.
Energy zapped a while ago, then I found out it’s Lollipop Day!
Sticky, fruity, yummy lollipops.
Like a kid again at the Jersey shore.
Mee...Read more of this blog post »
I’m sorry to be posting late. I’ve been writing like a fiend, and I’m starting to get tired.
So I thought I’d give you an idea of my summer writing schedule–if that kind of thing interests you.
For July, these were my goals:
Finish writing a Heartwarming novel that is due September 1... Read more of this blog post »
Stopping by briefly to say that the cover for THREE STRIKES - the anthology of novellas featuring stories by my, Lucy Christopher, and Rhian Ivory - has now officially been unleashed, and here it is!
Isn't it pretty? I'm so excited to see the finished print version, which should be sometime... Read more of this blog post »
Astute readers of this site – and fans of GURPS – may remember that we added GURPS to DriveThruRPG late last year. Since we talked about what was hot on Warehouse 23 in April last month, we thought we'd poke into what's selling in the world of GURPS on DriveThruRPG.
Transhuman Space Class... Read more of this blog post »
G-Pop was nine years old when Bobby moved into the village and started attending the little elementary school.
At first the parents thought he might be a Negro, since he had skin a couple of shades darker, and curly hair. But on careful inspection and tracking down some details, it...Read more of this blog post »
So, wow, this outtake came out a bit more emotional than I intended. Not really sorry for that. So, this kind of handles a bunch of different requests in the form, I guess. Those who wanna see the Marcello kids when they were young with Antony, but also those who want a peek at John wa... Read more of this blog post »
It has been a big week here at the Smomestead! Or at least what passes for a big week when you’re like me and avoid all social obligations. Did some spring cleaning, survived some severe Midwest thunderstorms, did a little painting and a lot of writing, and laid in supplies for our epic-quest Wor...Read more of this blog post »
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