Friday, 6 May 2016

Russell Crowe in talks to unwrap The Mummy

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “Russell Crowe in talks to unwrap The Mummy: Looks like Russell Crowe is being courted to play literary charac...”
www.blastr.com — Looks like Russell Crowe is being courted to play literary characers Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde in Universal's Mummy reboot.

Types Of Emotional Abuse

Angela Ackerman
Angela Ackerman says “Types Of Emotional Abuse ”
mountcope.wordpress.com — TYPES OF EMOTIONAL ABUSE- taken from www.eqi.org ABUSIVE EXPECTATIONS The other person places unreasonable demands on you and wants you to put everything else aside to tend to their needs it could …

Why Intel Quitting Smartphones Matters For PC Gaming

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “Gaming News > Why Intel Quitting Smartphones Matters For PC Gaming: And lo it came to pass on the 29th day o...”
www.rockpapershotgun.com — And lo it came to pass on the 29th day of the fourth month (or thereabouts) in the year of some or other lord from antiquity 2016 that Intel did verily smite

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Review

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Review: "We receive the due reward of our deeds." So reads the inscription on an a...”
www.gamespot.com — Uncharted 4: A Thief's End blends its gameplay, characters, and world into a magnificent whole, making it the best game in the series, and a new watermark for storytelling.

Marvel Movie Designer To Make Astronaut Outfits

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “Marvel Movie Designer To Make Astronaut Outfits: SpaceX wants to carry its first astronauts to the Internatio...”
news.sky.com — SpaceX wants to carry its first astronauts to the International Space Station next year and plans to take humans to Mars by 2025.

Admiral Riker Beams into Timelines

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “Admiral Riker Beams into Timelines: Star Trek Timelines recently received its biggest update since launch wit...”
www.startrek.com — News - Admiral Riker beams into Star Trek Timelines for Update 1: Cadets and Commander. Details at...

Fox Wants Adam McKay To Helm A Superhero Movie, Get The Details

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “Fox Wants Adam McKay To Helm A Superhero Movie, Get The Details: Fox wants to expand its lineup of superhero ...”
www.cinemablend.com — Fox wants to expand its lineup of superhero material, but they�re looking outside of Marvel for material. Instead, they�re tapping Anchorman director Adam McKay to helm a big screen adaptation of this comic book series.

Why Imaginary Criticism is the Worst - PASSIONATE REASON

Cliff Hays
Cliff Hays says “Why Imaginary Criticism is the Worst by fantasy author @lisaisanauthor
passionatereason.com — The criticisms my imagination conjures are the worst kind there is. What I mean is the kind of criticism that I invent when there is no response from, say, an editor or Beta tester. It goes something like this: Why would they not respond? Maybe they hated that I included an emu on page 2, …

Why I Love To Write #000 – An Introduction

Jay Norry
Jay Norry says “If you are an artist with talent but no ambition, this series is for you too. ”
blog.jaynorry.com — I love the idea of starting off a series with #000. The number itself states that this is an explanation, an introduction, to a series of something. I got the idea from podcasts, one of my favorite…

Tides: Book Release

Mara Oudenes
Mara Oudenes says “Tides: Book Release”
maraoudenes.com — This is one of those stories that wrote itself. The storylines in “Tides” have been running in my head for years, but I never thought seriously about writing them down. When I finally did, it felt …

Special Preview Blog: Book Four Prologue

Eli Kale
Eli Kale says “You can read the Prologue from my WIP for free here: "It was riveting and very descriptive."”
Friends, I hope this post finds you well and in good spirits! I have something special for you today, and I think it’s something you will like. I recently finished the rough …

S.R. Mallery

TJ Shortt
TJ Shortt says “Love short stories? Have you checked out @SarahMallery1 yet? ”
S.R. Mallery   S. R. Mallery has worn various hats in her life. Starting out as a classical/pop singer/composer, she worked in clubs and churches while composing for education…

Savvy Savings: May 4th!

Kate Hilton
Kate Hilton says “The Hole in the Middle is on sale for $2.99 today!”
As fellow readers, we know what it’s like… Which is why, when we spot one, we’re going to share Savvy Savings for book lovers on the blog! And with Mother’s Day coming up, we…

Publishing: Formatting

Sara B. Gauldin,
Sara B. Gauldin, says “Publishing: Formatting via @SaraBGauldin
In my last post, I discussed the CRUCIAL step of editing your book. As much as editing prepares your novel to become a professional, complete product, formatting takes your writing…

In Defense Of The Prologue

Patricia Stoltey
Patricia Stoltey says “"In Defense of the Prologue" by author Nathan Lowell on the”
Modern practice and my personal bias suggests that there is no defense for a prologue. The ancient Greeks used the prologue to tell a short story that explained the setting or rela…

The philosophy of fiction - Kirsten Arcadio

KHArcadio
KHArcadio says “Updated Post: The philosophy of fiction”
According to the author of this article about science fiction and philosophy, there is a strong link between Plato’s cave and the idea of allegory, which is used in many cont…

Peanuts is all we need!

Timothy Grant Carter
Timothy Grant Carter says “The world would be a better place, if we would just admit that a security blanket is pretty cool, sometimes.”
We need Charlie’s sincerity,  Linus’s blanket, Snoopy’s cool, Lucy’s practicality, Schroeder’s belief in his natural talent and the whole gang’s…

Summer of Love Giveaway – Day 5!

Amanda L. V. Shalaby
Amanda L. V. Shalaby says “Enter today for a chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card, plus one of two, grand prizes!”
Author Casey Dawes blogs about summer and love – and is offering a $25 Amazon gift card to today’s winner!  Click HERE to enter!