The creep, my abuser, died on December 2nd. I didn't find out until December 11th, which was the day of the funeral. This was also my graduation week. As my mother put... Read more of this blog post »
If you would like to have a book festival added, please feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. And if you know the dates of one of the festi... Read more of this blog post »
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Our Own Little Christmas part 8/8:
She lays the rectangular shape in her lap and begins to tear off the paper. Inside is a black leather folder. Inside that is my master’s diploma.
“The University of Palermo,” she mutters, skipping lines, “have... Read more of this blog post »
My rating: 2 of 5 stars
This is a book you are SUPPOSED to like. It boasts on its cover copy that it's the most IMPORTANT comic book of the year. This is a red letter warning that this book is not very fun, but given the critical acclaim of the boo... Read more of this blog post »
Anyway, if my first statement is true, then I am not. I am not a blogger. I am a writer and reader. I am a t... Read more of this blog post »
Something like this:
"Oh, look! Here we see the God Ra carrying the Pharaoh across the Nile to the afterlife. Amazing!"
B... Read more of this blog post »
Disoriented, I closed my eyes in a deep blink, and opened them to manage a mumbled, “Uhhhm. I’m gooood.”
“You did beautifully. Perfect surgery.” My doctor’s enthusiasm warmed my... Read more of this blog post »
A slightly different version of this story appeared originally in the Boston Globe Sunday Magazine in the year 2000.
by Chris Bohjalian
HE LEANED AGAINST THE cement wall, a father who was no longer young with a daughter who was... Read more of this blog post »
6. Pricing for Indie-Authors
There’s nothing simple about setting the right price for your book, though common sense dictates: the cheaper the book, the more copies you’re likely to sell. It’s up to you to do the math: sell 100 copies at 99 cents each and reap 99 dolla... Read more of this blog post »
I hope this note finds you well!
As you recall, I partnered with five other authors to create an anthology called Blame It On Fate. These six stories had only one thing in common- Fate!
Well, now we are each selling our stories separately. My story, Undeniable Fate, is about an Americ... Read more of this blog post »
Devíamos ter feito isso há um ano e dois meses, quando ele deu baixa do exército. Esse era o nosso plano. Mas recebi uma oferta de trabalho para continuar no Texa... Read more of this blog post »
The clock is ticking and in no time you'll be able to get your hands on this little baby!
But I'm going to give you a little treat!
You can READ NOW the first chapters before it goes LIVE!
Grab it and One-Click WSGITW while it's at $0.99! Price will go up after launch week.
https:/... Read more of this blog post »
It begins when Fate says blink:
when I felt in one look
the story of my longing for you,
for I have longed for you always,
And longing is deeper than love.
It begins in a tide of silence,
in the swordplay of eyes,
or the memory of pain, lovers who fled,
lying, and weeping for moments
you could not know o... Read more of this blog post »
Over many centuries there developed two distinct tribes; the first of which I call, comfort z... Read more of this blog post »
Best of luck to all who enter!
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HAVE A BLESSED DAY
I remember the first time I heard that phrase. I don’t remember who said it but I remember my reaction. It was in a retail store a few years ago. After totaling my purchases and bagging them the checkout lady said, “have a blessed day,” with a smile in her voice.
“Thank you, a...Read more of this blog post »
Undercurrent – A Merfolk Myth
~ Extras ~
Extra scene: Hangover
This is set on chapter 14, the day after Gwen met with Nathan, Higgs, and Andrew at the bar in Brooklyn. A little Gwen-Jason interaction.
Gwen winced at the sunlight streaming in the living room, and shivered as she felt the curren...Read more of this blog post »
There are books on so many subjects, finding a book on a... Read more of this blog post »
My friend Meredith Potts just wrote a fun little blog post detailing the top gift items for the sassy, wisecracking, crime-solver in your life:
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Portugal, 1973. Ed Scripps has left his homeland to seek his fortune. After a promising start to life abroad, Ed loses his business to a political revolution, his wife to a sexual revolution, and his best friend to a spiri... Read more of this blog post »
Vor einigen Tagen ging nämlich das Voting für den Indie-Selfpublisher-Preis 2017 an den Start, und ich wurde in der Kategorie "Thriller & Krimi" nominier... Read more of this blog post »
Estos han sido dos años maravillosos en los que he conocido nuevos libros y gente con la que comparto la misma pasión.... Read more of this blog post »
With a known enemy on the horizon, you'd think that fate would consider that enough for them to deal with. Too bad fate doesn't work that way.
C... Read more of this blog post »
The paperback is published... Read more of this blog post »
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You’ll often find that indie authors will discuss the marketing and promotion of their ebooks online. But what about the creative side? What about when you’re struggling to make your first ebook series?
Indie writer KC Hunter — the author of The Broth... Read more of this blog post »
I'm still buzzing pleasantly over being nominated in TWO categories:
- Best Short Story (Under 50 Pages) for The Mutt
- Best Fantasy for The Highlander
I can't even tell you how chuffed and humbled it makes me feel. Frankly,... Read more of this blog post »
The Mys... Read more of this blog post »
Romantic SuspenseDate Published: September 26, 2017Publisher: Broadback
She Do Run Run is a fast, double-shot-of-espresso read. Its heart-racing story can be consumed in a few quick hours.
Jenny’s life is shattered when her Special Ops husband is killed. To escape the pain, she falls into a dang... Read more of this blog post »
So, the other day, I was picking up my holds from the library, and something a little strange happened. As I loaded the titles into my bag, I realized that I only remembered requesting one of them, and why. (It was due to the blogisphere screaming about how good it was. Valid reason in spades fo...Read more of this blog post »
Als bibliotheekmedewerker zie ik heel erg veel boeken. Heel erg veel boeken die ik ooit nog zou willen lezen. En dus nam ik een tijdje terug een stapeltje boeken mee waarvan ik dacht; dit is het moment. Ondanks mijn mega TBR. Een van die boeken was het boek Een van Sarah Crossan. Ik was vooral […...Read more of this blog post »
I have big plans for 2018.
The first trilogy of the Beaumont and Beasley books is finished. The Stroke of Eleven has dramatically changed the status quo for the series–but I won’t say how, in case you haven’t read it yet. (If not, what are you waiting for? It’s getting great reviews.) Also, Hor...Read more of this blog post »
As we approach the 104th Rose Bowl game on January 1, 2018, let’s look back at the events leading up to the 4th Rose Bowl game in 1918. Frederick “Jumbo” Hunter, at 31 years of age, was the oldest man to ever appear in a Rose Bowl game. Hunter played […]
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