Goodreads Authors

Recent My Authors
Recent blog posts from authors.

Iris Long Iris Long's blog:

Nicole and LB


I sat in a folding chair on the bank watching LB fetch the treasured stick he had recently found. Nicole patiently threw the stick further out into the water over and over. The stick barely left her hand and LB was already bounding into the water, swimming to retrieve and repeat the process agai...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on August 21, 2019 13:48
Leslie Swartz Leslie Swartz's blog:

Review- We Toot!

My 9 year old daughters review of We Toot! by Ashley Wheelock and Arwen Evans, illustrated by Sandie Sonke:

First, I love the illustrations. The art is colorful and the expressions on the girls faces really bring the story to life.

I also liked the poetic writing style the authors used. It kept me... Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on August 21, 2019 14:02
Evan Yarema Evan Yarema's blog:

Teaser

This is just a teaser for a project that I *hope* will be out next summer:

Noah Newmeyer was terrified. He couldn't see anything. The blindfold obscured his vision. He couldn't speak. The gag in his mouth was soaked with spit which was now running down his chin. The place his kidnappers had broug... Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on August 21, 2019 14:01
Robin Michaels Robin Michaels's blog:

Nurturing the Self via the Plant Kingdom

Robin MichaelsThe Fundamental Basics of Aromatherapy Plant EssencesNurturing the Self via the Plant Kingdom

The most important relationship we will have in this 3-D life experience is with our self. Realization of a right relationship with our self requires mindfulness and self-awareness of our in... Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on August 21, 2019 13:44
Ann Gaylia O'Barr Ann Gaylia O'Barr's blog:

What Happens if We Stop Having Babies and Stop Letting in Immigrants?

The United States faces demographic challenges. A rise in suicides, especially for the young, and in drug overdoses, has contributed to an ominous drop in life expectancy for the first time in a century. The employment rate for men of laboring age also is low. Working couples have less time for c... Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on August 21, 2019 08:02
Jennifer Peer Jennifer Peer's blog:

Get it all out!

I have had people amazed that I was actually able to finish writing a novel. they've asked questions like: "How did you ever write that much?" "How long did it take you?" "Did you have the whole thing plotted out before you started?" "What kind of outlines, diagrams, etc. did you create to keep y... Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on August 21, 2019 13:16
Nyx Halliwell Nyx Halliwell's blog:

Godfrey GIVEAWAY!

To celebrate the release of Of Potions and Portents, I'm doing a fun giveaway! Woohoo!!!



To celebrate the release of the first book in my new series, I'm doing a very special giveaway, featuring Godfrey, the talking cat!



One winner will receive:
A stuffed Godfrey
2 pairs of cat socks
A black cat mug w...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on August 02, 2019 01:32
Mark Z. Danielewski Mark Z. Danielewski's blog:

Mark Z. Danielewski Tour Dates Announced for THE LITTLE BLUE KITE

Mark your calendars now! Don’t miss Mark Z. Danielewski’s THE LITTLE BLUE KITE tour this November, which will include Ann Arbor, Cleveland, Philadelphia (Doylestown), NYC, Atlanta, Portland, Seattle, and Los Angeles. Some bookstores are in the process of updating their calendars, but keep checkin... Read more of this blog post »
2 likes ·   •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on August 21, 2019 12:43
David Drazul David Drazul's blog:

Reading Night

Sony Triniton TVAs a kid, I naturally took to books. Way back in the 70s, the internet was still the province of the Defense Department and a few select universities, our phones didn't do anything more than ring, and computers were these massive monoliths that didn't do much besides crunch a few numbers. Sure th... Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on August 21, 2019 12:20
Rezwan Tanim Rezwan Tanim's blog:

'শাদা পরচুল অন্ধকার' সিরিজটি নিয়ে

শাদা পরচুল অনধকার যে সিরিজটি এটি নিয়ে অনেকেই নানারকম সনদেহ, আলোচনা ও মত পরকাশ করেছেন এবং অনেকে বলেছেন দুরবোধয। কিনতু আমরা যদি শাদা পরচুল আর বান মাছ দুটো পরতীকের বিষয়ে সিদধানতে আসি এরা কি পরকাশ করছে বিষয়টা অনেক সহজ হয়ে যায়। এই কারণে এই বইয়ের নামকরণ নিয়েই একটু বলি। আমরা জানি সুপরাচীন কাল থেকেই বিচা... Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on August 21, 2019 12:10
KC  Avalon KC Avalon's blog:

#romancebookstoreday Read my book -Three in The Key romance w/ a twist https://t.co/9yBvc0e9Lw you tube trailer https://t.co/jdmykGJMhA

#romancebookstoreday Read my book -Three in The Key romance w/ a twist https://t.co/9yBvc0e9Lw you tube trailer https://t.co/jdmykGJMhA

— KC Avalon (romance author) (@kc_avalon) August 17, 2019
Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on August 17, 2019 10:56
Michael          Jordan Michael Jordan's blog:

Cleveland Music Box

I will be speaking at the Cleveland Music Box on Wednesday, September 4th, at 7:00 PM. Doors open at 5:00 and a three-course dinner is available for $20.00. This should be a really fun event!! Reserve online at www.musicboxcle.com or call 216-242-1250. Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on August 21, 2019 12:00
Alicia M. Kaye Alicia M. Kaye's blog:

Introducing Classic Mistake

So Wattpad has done me a great honour and asked me to join one of their writer's programs. My new book Classic Mistake is part of this.

A little about the book:

Hotshot music journalist Miranda Wilde loves a scoop. She uncovers a career-maker: Britain's golden boy of pop is cheating on his pregnan... Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on August 21, 2019 11:42
Lexxi James Lexxi James's blog:

Exposed Cover Battle

One of the reasons I LOVE Twitter is that the writer and reader communities often helps me make up my mind. For Exposed, I've used Twitter twice. I asked the Twitter gods to answer these questions, and the gods have spoken. I can't wait to share them with with everyone NEXT WEEK!

1) Paco mentions... Read more of this blog post »
2 likes ·   •  1 comment  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on August 21, 2019 11:41
Elizabeth SaFleur Elizabeth SaFleur's blog:

INVINCIBLE Cover Reveal Tomorrow!

Friends! The cover of INVINCIBLE, the long-awaited story of Alexander Rockingham, debuts tomorrow here and at Elizabeth's Playroom: https://geni.us/ElizabethPlayroom

♠ Alexander Rockingham keeps the secrets of Washington DC’s most elite players, but none are as devastating as his own. ♠

In the mea... Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on August 21, 2019 11:38
Debby Feo Debby Feo's blog:

Alban Lake Publishing's Drabble Contests

Be sure to check out Submission Guidelines for @albanlake Drabble Contests. Currently there are two: the First Drabble Contest for kids under 17 y.o. (Ending soon) and Contest #15 "Treasure Hunt".
Terrie Leigh Relf is the judge and the editor of "Drabble Harvest".
A Drabble is a story in exactly 10... Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on August 21, 2019 11:34
Amy Newmark Amy Newmark's blog:

September is Happy Cat Month — Let's Celebrate

Chicken Soup for the Soul Life Lessons from the Cat 101 Tales of Family, Friendship and Fun by Amy NewmarkDid you know that September is Happy Cat Month?

At Chicken Soup for the Soul we tend to celebrate cats all year long! And why not — cats make us better people. They are our protectors, our role models, and our best friends.

Here are two of my favorite stories from our book, Chicken Soup for the S... Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on August 21, 2019 12:00
Randy  Green Randy Green's blog:

A Clarion Call – Part 1

[image error]

When is Jesus coming again?

We know the answer to that question. You can too. We even learn about the Rapture and the Tribulation Period. Join our Bible study on 1st and 2nd Thessalonians, and you will get your answers in no time flat. And the best part of it all is that we didn...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on August 21, 2019 09:01
Mike Kowis Mike Kowis's blog:

Strategies for Holiday Book Sales

For my fellow authors, it’s not too early to start thinking about HOLIDAY BOOK SALES. Here’s a good article about book marketing strategies you can start 3 months before the holidays.


https://selfpublishingadvice.org/simp...

For more book selling ideas, check out my latest award-winning book... Sma... Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on August 21, 2019 11:17
Robert A. Sullivan Robert A. Sullivan's blog:

A New Day in Equestria Pages 17-20

 P. 17  P. 18  P. 19 P. 20All artwork, layout and coloring courtesy of Emily Jones of Utah. Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on August 21, 2019 11:00
Katheryn Maddox Haddad Katheryn Maddox Haddad's blog:

Wednesday 8/21 ~ Fasting

Applied Christianity A Handbook of 500 Good Works by Katheryn Maddox HaddadThe scripture for today, August 21 (8/21), is Ezra 8:21a as found in the Old Testament of the Bible:

"There, by the Ahava Canal [from the Euphrates R.], I proclaimed a fast, so that we might humble ourselves before our God."

In our modern society, does anyone fast anymore? Not drinking our food (j... Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on August 21, 2019 10:57
Alvaro Cubero Alvaro Cubero's blog:

Besos en sinfonía

Este poema lo escribió mi abuelita Adilia (q.d.D.g.) hace ya más de ochenta años, dedicado a su esposo, mi abuelito Gilberto (q.e.p.d.). Lo tengo publicado en mis notas de Facebook, pero creo que vale la pena publicarlo acá de nuevo. Espero que lo disfruten.

Besos en Sinfonía - Adilia Sánchez

En e... Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on August 21, 2019 10:55
Shealyn Peer Shealyn Peer's blog:

Writing can suck - here's why

Writing. What do you think of when you hear that? An essay? A novel? Boredom? Creativity? J.K Rowling and Stephen King or poor starving writers working day jobs and writing blog posts to make ends meet?

I'll tell you what I thought of that word before I wrote my novella, My Dearest Dolores - whic... Read more of this blog post »
1 like ·   •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on August 21, 2019 10:54
حسام الدین مطهری حسام الدین مطهری's blog:

قلبِ در به در وقتِ غروب با خودش زمزمه می‌کند

[مدتزمان خواندن: ۳ دقیقه]
گاهی وقتها که آفتاب افتاده آنورِ آسمان و لامپِ لخت مغازهها و تابلوهای پرنورشان، الکی زور میزنند بگویند «زندگی جاریست»، داری قدم برمیداری سمت خانه که یکهو ته دلت خالی میشود. هی -مثلِ بچهای که بهانه بیاورد و ندانی چرا- میگویی: نمیشود برنگردیم خانه؟ بعد خیلی موقر و بزرگسالان... Read more of this blog post »
1 like ·   •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on August 21, 2019 10:24
Mary Ellen Telesha Mary Ellen Telesha's blog:

Don't Let Fear Hold You Back — Tame That Tiger!

To Our Primitive Fear Brain, Radical Change Feels Literally Life-Threatening.


Fear, as the “fight, flight or freeze” response, allowed our delicate species to stay alive in primitive times, saving our precious asses when humans were considered a gourmet meal for large toothy predators. 









It wa...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on August 21, 2019 10:20
More blogs…
Author Program
Ask the Author: Featured Authors
Barbara Kingsolver Interview with Barbara Kingsolver
What happens when you've done everything right, but you can't pay your bills?



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

Tana French Interview with Tana French
Dublin crime novelist Tana French has the kind of critical reviews that other writers would…well, die for. Her debut murder mystery, In the Woods , won rave reviews and multiple literary prizes upon its release in 2007. Since then, her books have tended to haunt the bestseller lists, on both sides of the pond, and for months at a time. British newspaper The Independent has dubbed French "The First Lady of Irish Crime," and The Washington Post says she is the most important crime novelist to emerge in the past ten years. ...more

More…