Last week I had the honor of answering some fun bookish questions through Sammi Cox's Afternoon Tea at Sammi Loves Books. You can read the full interview starting this Friday! I had a blast answering the questions regarding my recent projects, inspiration, and, most importantly, the... Read more of this blog post »
I'm tired. I'm weary. I'm exhausted. It's 1am. And I'm listening to a woman yell, "nurse" at the top of her lungs. I feel for her. My heart goes out to her. And I understand. But at the same time, it's stressing those in similar situations. Those waiting. Hoping. Praying for an a... Read more of this blog post »
I'm looking for 3 reviewers for Caroline's Choice. If you're interested contact me here: email@example.com Read more of this blog post »
When I do find a new author/series I like, colour me happy when I discover the author has packaged at least three of their books... Read more of this blog post »
Thanks for your help! -Jeff
The Aurealis Awards are Australia's premier speculative fiction awards. The winners in each category will be announced in May. See the full list of n... Read more of this blog post »
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
*** Possible Spoilers ***
Three stars is a bit low but four would have been too high. I found the book okay but nothing special. If grades were used instead of stars I'd award the author a B-. The protagonist is a mother with three kids... Read more of this blog post »
لا أخرج من غرفتي. تراقبني أمي كلما شعرتْ بحركة. أتحرك بين المصطبتين الصغيرة والكبيرة كي أُفرِّط رجليّ. تمشي أمي إلى حالها وتدمع على ابنها. تقول إن عين أم الغائب تطفئ الشمس الوالعة. تعاركت أمي معها ودَعَت عليها لأنها سرقت مني الكلام. تجرّب أمي معي كل الحيل كي أضحك. كل يوم تذهب إلى آخر البيت... Read more of this blog post »
"...will keep your earbuds hot until the very end." - Audible Reviewer
*Narrators include Ava Erickson, Andi Arndt, Zachary Webber, Sebastian York, Aiden Snow, John... Read more of this blog post »
They say it gets easier with practice. I doubt it. Famous au... Read more of this blog post »
I did it. I went back and re-read the romance/dystopian novel I wrote when I was fourteen.
Featuring a sixteen-year-old girl named Laviek Rainhart (oh gawd), the boy who's "always loved her," and her cruel ex-boyfriend who broke her heart (when she was 13....).
Also an... Read more of this blog post »
The lives of Roxie and Alfred are about to change forever. Their relationship was already rocky from past transgressions. But now, moving from their safe but meager life on a farm in North Carolina to the thriving,... Read more of this blog post »
The Blood of Balnakin (... Read more of this blog post »
First of all, thank you so much to those of you who have read "Little Faith." Your early reviews have been incredibly kind. I feel so heartened that you are responding to this book so positively.
I have a favor to ask. Please consider ALSO leaving a review on Amazon. Why? Because you... Read more of this blog post »
The War on Xmas is now on Smashwords. You can download an ebook and set your own price, as low as $0 if that's all your budget allows.
We're trying to raise a little money to pay a few extra writers for an anthology we're working on, so if you have a few cents to throw at an ebook we would b... Read more of this blog post »
Wow! It’s been a dragon’s age since I last I updated! The Destiny... Read more of this blog post »
You guys, I am BEYOND thrilled to share what I've been so quietly working on for the past few months. This story came to me in a dream and simply wouldn't let go. It's my first full-length work of fiction, an apocalyptic romance that combines my lov... Read more of this blog post »
How is everyone?
Slogging away at Raging Fall, which is the second in the elemental series, I'm also interviewing Indie Authors about their books, I will post the link to the wordpress version and the facebook version, both are the same but obviously on differ... Read more of this blog post »
As I mentioned in my previous blog post, in addition to writing, I also own and operate a few unrelated online businesses. One of them, CollegeHelmetStore.com, provided the genesis for this story.
As you probably in... Read more of this blog post »
Details on how to enter for a chance to win are pinned to the top of my Facebook page at:
www.facebook.com/amandam... Read more of this blog post »
One look at Baby Doe and you know she was meant to be a legend! She was just twenty years old... Read more of this blog post »
Hi and welcome! The Work Wife, my all new standalone, romantic comedy releases in just SIX days! Are you excited?! I will be posting one chapter per day until release day (February 26th). Today is the first official installment but if you missed yesterday’s cover reveal, you may wa...Read more of this blog post »
Oh wow. He doesn't believe in love? How can a person not believe in such an important thing? What kind of world does he live in to not believe in the most essential human emotion? What did he experience to have lost faith in that?
"Have... Read more of this blog post »
However, my best ideas often occur organically - they deve... Read more of this blog post »
This trip was one of those. I set out from the ba... Read more of this blog post »
Regardless of whether you are on the right or the left, opinio... Read more of this blog post »
5* - "CJ Fallowfield has created a masterpiece. This story is about going from weak, defenceless victim, to survivor. Standing up and being unafraid to look your abuser in the e... Read more of this blog post »
So forgive me if I sound like a... Read more of this blog post »
By Robert Frost:
'No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader.
No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.'
As such, I didn't write to this prompt and used the thirty minutes to work on somethin... Read more of this blog post »
a protagonist (1) has a problem (2) and endeavors to solve it (3) but meets with difficultie... Read more of this blog post »
The Death Doll: Exodus will be available on Kindle and in print on June 1st, 2019. No news yet on an Audible, but I will make that happen for you.
**use promo code EDGE for a 10% discount off tuition!* Read more of this blog post »
3x15 Incline Dumbell Bench
150 russian twist
40min jog @ speed 5 on treadmill incline @ 1.5
Lots of Water and Coffee
Also 3 cans of Bubbly Grapefruit Carbonated Water
Half a "Beefy" sandwich, and mixed greens, from the Squirrel Cage
5 pieces of Armandoes pizza, cheese,... Read more of this blog post »
Hearts West: True Stories of Mail-Order Brides on the Frontier
The following are a few advertisements that appeared in the September 12, 1917 edition of the matrimonial magazine The New Plan.
Ad #214 Hello, all you widowers and bachelors, right this way if you are looking... Read more of this blog post »
Ask the Author: Featured Authors
That's one of the questions Barbara Kingsolver probes in her new novel, Unsheltered . Weaving between the present and the past, it follows two families in Vineland, New Jersey, living in different moments of cultural crisis....more