I’ve been in a terrible mood this last year… writing has been largely like pulling teeth. The WIP I’ve been working on (Charlie) had me neck deep in research to the point where I wasn’t writing at all for days. So, I decided to stitch together an ode to my favourite odd couple, Beauty and the Bea...Read more of this blog post »
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submit no less than  and no more than  pieces (poems, prose, poetics) to: firstname.lastname@example.org
/poems can be in the body of the email or attached as PDF, doc, docx
//include a brief and non-clever bio
in order... Read more of this blog post »
If you follow me on social media (my closed Facebook group and Instagram especially) you'll get little sneak peeks about what my day-to-day life is like. I've talked a little about my writing routine, or how I balance working full-time with writing, but I thought it might be interesting to share...Read more of this blog post »
"Avenija. Dokument jednog vremena i međuprostora", poezija, Studio TiM, 2016., e-knjiga:
Prikaz "Stepenica", Moderna Vremena portal i Književnost Uži... Read more of this blog post »
I'm humbled by the advance praise that THE GARDEN OF BLUE ROSES has been garnering.
Alice Sebold calls it "[o]minous, fantastic, and wonderfully malevolent," and compares it to the work of Shirley Jackson, Edgar Allan Poe, and Albert Camus.
And Paul Tremblay says it's "full of dark t... Read more of this blog post »
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
***This Review is for Our Dark Stars by Audrey Grey and Krystal Wade.***
I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review, This doesn't in any way influence my opinion on it.
Our Dark St... Read more of this blog post »
My book "Slave in Training" will cost only $1 in Smashwords from Dec. 25 to Jan. 1st.
If you never read it, I suggest you to take the opportunity to buy and read it.
Merry Christmas and happy New Year!
Freundschaft in Flammen (Die Bradens in Weston)
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Riley Banks ist Modedesignerin, doch in ihrer Heimatstadt Weston in Colorado ist ihr Talent verschwendet. Nun scheint ihr Durchbruch jedoch... Read more of this blog post »
The final giveaway for Barn Again is... Read more of this blog post »
What I mean is this:
There will be certain phrases and characters in the books that will b... Read more of this blog post »
True Marcy Dermansky fans might recognize that this story takes off where the short story "Very Nice" left off. Read more of this blog post »
✮ (.•✶ OUT NOW: “RONIN” LOST VALKYRIES MC #2
Series: Lost Valkyries MC #2
Author: Esther E. Schmidt
Cover Design: Esther E. Schmidt
Photographer: Male Models Netherlands
Model: Dennis van den Berg
Genre: MC Romance
Standalone, short story.
Release Day: 12/12/2017
From our home to yours, all the very best of the season and a joyful New Year!
Ho HO HO! A'writing I now go. (Because that's the other thing about this time of year. It's my very best for creativity. Maybe it's all the joy?!)
It’s so good to see you here again! As we agreed, here is a second snippet of my upcoming free short story collection, Hotel Hart. The second story is called Surly Smiles, but we’re following the end again because I’m only featuring Sanjhit in these excerpts, all in preparation for the book... Read more of this blog post »
In this garden grow luscious flowers, shady trees…and a collection of precious “butterflies”—young women who have been kidnapped and intricately tattooed to resemble their namesakes. Overseeing it all is the Gardener, a brutal, twisted man obsessed... Read more of this blog post »
What causes someone to set a goal and actually make it happen?
The pain of staying the same becomes greater than the pain of change.
When I think back to the turning points in my life, that truth is clear as day:
When I struggled with anorexia and depression in college.
When my marriage was...Read more of this blog post »
Nada cuenta la historia de un grupo de casi adolesce... Read more of this blog post »
What do you get the person who has everything for Christmas?
Do you know someone like that?
The person with enough candles and bath soaps and picture frames and gloves and scarves and turtleneck sweaters to fill a storage unit.
The super-hard-to-buy-for-person-because-th...Read more of this blog post »
Part of the serial story The Queen’s Gambit
For one weightless, terrifying moment I thought I’d miscalculated the jump. Then we passed through the Invictia’s stealth field and the ship flickered into existence below us. In an impressively acrobatic move, Valentin jerked me close and used the mome...Read more of this blog post »
Welcome to my fifteenth lifestyle report where I share my income, personal expenses, fitness, productivity, social media and blog statistics.
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I’m asked frequently what my favorite kitchen essentials are, and my immediate answer is always GOOD KNIVES. Top of the list. Hands down. Always. Always. Always.
(I’ve added a few more of my favorite things later in this post!)
The post A Foodie Gift Guide + Misen Knives appeared first...Read more of this blog post »
Yes, it’s true: I’ve just completed my first ever Goodreads reading challenge. My jubilation is significantly dampened by the paltry number of books it was–a mere 20. Still, this is the first time I’ve made the effort to track my reading, and I’m pleased with myself for bothering. Looking back on...Read more of this blog post »
Eleanor Wests Heim für Kinder, die einen Teil ihres Lebens in einer anderen Welt verbracht haben – das ist der Schauplatz der Novelle Every Heart a Doorway (‚Jedes Herz ist eine Tür‘) von der Amerikanerin Seanan McGuire, die der erste Teil der Wayward-Children-Trilogie darstellt. Als Fan von Fant...Read more of this blog post »
Last week, I wrote a blog post chronicling a “monster hunt” that was scheduled for December 8, 1965. Students from a Frederick, Maryland community college were signed up to participate in a hunt for the Dwayyo—a strange, doglike creature.
[image error]Sketch of the Dwayyo by Ed Mull. The News (Fre... Read more of this blog post »
Deluxe mac & cheese costs LESS than regular mac & cheese?[image error]
There must be a term in economics for where the fancier version is less desirable than the regular ol’ version and ends up less expensive.
I’ll pay more for minions, sure.
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Hey guys! Here’s a little Christmas surprise– a guest post from one of my sweetest friends!!! Hope you enjoy it!
Hello everyone! My name is Victoria Lynn and I blog over at Ruffles and Grace. I am so excited to be here! I adore Ivy and am so happy that she asked me to do this post! So,...Read more of this blog post »
Cărțile nu au o rațiune economică pentru cei mai mulți dintre noi, fie că le citim sau le scriem.
Și de asta poate căutăm mereu, mai întâi pentru noi înșine, o justificare de ce facem asta.
Citim și scriem cărți, probabil, ca să-i facem pe oameni mai buni. Și, împreună cu ei, și noi ne schimbăm,...Read more of this blog post »
[image error]Hace poco estaba subiendo dos comics a mi lista de Novelas gráficas chilenas y recordaba las bromas de los amigos con respecto a ser una evangelizadora de Goodreads. Aunque no es para tanto (creo)Read more of this blog post »
This is a short update on our future. Things have changed in the publishing world, and we’ve grown a lot these past couple of years.
[image error]That’s a gamer’s hand placement, don’t think we don’t know that, hand model.
We’re reviewing what we’ve done and what we haven’t done. We needed to, caus...Read more of this blog post »
Three huge land deals, involving millions of central Florida acres, ignited what can best be described as a mediocre 1880s surge in Orange County’s growth. Hamilton DISSTON had started the surge by... Read more of this blog post »
Burning Fate, the prequel novella to my Moonburner Cycle, has gotten a makeover! I wanted to re-do the cover to match the others. My cover designer Sarah Hanson of Okay Creations granted all my wishes and then some! I absolutely adore the new cover!Download for Free!
The post Burning Fate Cover...Read more of this blog post »
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