Thursday, 22 September 2016

Interview with Heather Biedermann

Lela Markham
Lela Markham says “Interview with Heather Biedermann” — Today’s interview is with Heather Biedermann. Welcome to the blog, Heather. Now, you’re one of the authors in the Agorist Writers Workshop anthology Echoes of Liberty, coming out next week. T…

Teleportation step toward quantum internet - BBC News

Tractus Fynn
Tractus Fynn says “"spooky action at a distance" BBC News - Teleportation step toward quantum internet” — Physicists have set a new bar for quantum teleportation - transferring information from one place to another without anything physically travelling between the locations.

What Are You? A Plotter Or A Pantser?

S. G. BASU says “What Are You? A Plotter Or A Pantser?” — If you’re not a writer, you’ve probably not heard these terms. Before I started entertaining thoughts of writing seriously, I hadn’t heard of them either. Truth be told, I hadn&#8…

Richard to the rescue….

Janet P. Reedman
Janet P. Reedman says “Richard to the rescue….” — Good for Richard, reaching out across the centuries to help this young woman. Good for Richard, reaching out across the centuries to help this young woman.

RIP Jimi - Author Jayne Frost

Jayne Frost
Jayne Frost says “What moves you? Music for the win! ” — Maybe that’s why they call them stars. Because they are too bright to walk among us—destined for greater things and other planes of consciousness.

7 Inspirational Lessons for Writers from Springsteen's Dancing in the Dark

Gary McLaren
Gary McLaren says “7 Inspirational Lessons for Writers from Bruce Springsteen’s Dancing in the Dark ” — Sometimes inspiration comes when you least expect it. Take, for example, my recent experience while listening to Bruce Springsteen. American singer and songwriter Bruce Springsteen is one of the biggest-selling artists of all time. He even has a planet named after him. And when Springsteen was presented with a Kennedy Center award in 2009, Obama said: “I’m the President…but he’s the boss”. But what...

The Value of Words-Life Changing at Times - Tianna Holley

Tianna Holley
Tianna Holley says “The Value of Words–Life Changing at Times” — It’s easy to get discouraged in life, especially during those chaotic times when the people you greatly love hurt you, and last spring was one of those moments for me. Multiple problems arose, and I found myself pulled in too many directions. I actually put my life on hold for other people, and after enduring high …

Some Annoying Things about children

Tom Angel
Tom Angel says “The Scientifically proven most Annoying Things about Children - a blog. ” — I actually love children, but they, like the idiosyncrasies of a classic car, need to be lived with, irritants and all. Below is a far from exhaustive list of why children are bloody annoying, and …

Jackdaw Lane

Tom Hodden
Tom Hodden says “Look what you should be reading today! …” — “Applicant readers should enjoy a fairy tale with hints of the dark and some long shadows in this post-war setting?” This is a powerful novelette for a quick read.

An English Rose

Anna Belfrage
Anna Belfrage says “An English Rose via @Suzanne_Adair
Relevant History welcomes historical mystery author S. K. Rizzolo, who earned an MA in literature before becoming a high school English teacher and author. Her Regency mystery seri…


Kevin J. Villeneuve
Kevin J. Villeneuve says “O-Zone invites Nick to join Terraguard, an elite universal protection force ”
The Adventures of Nick and O-Zone: Protectors of the Universe (Science Fiction/Adventure/Middle Grade) Nick, a twelve-year-old from planet Earth, is filled with a desire for advent…

Binding Contracts by Holly Barbo

D.S. Williams
D.S. Williams says “Binding Contracts by Holly Barbo”
BINDING CONTRACTS Quick Reads Book 5 by Holly Barbo GENRE: Thriller Short Read What do you do when you no longer want something? You discard it, right? Which is exactly what happen…


Cathy Sultan
Cathy Sultan says “RT @ReaderFaves A thriller author says: "Truth is best told through fiction." Read the blog here: ➡”
  In The Syrian, a political thriller, part of the background of this fictional story is Washington’s proxy war with Iran. There is a particular scene where three older gentle…

Disney Announces New Rick Riordan Imprint

Kai Strand
Kai Strand says “I admit, I'm not a Riordan fan. BUT, I love the idea behind this imprint! Way to go Disney....”
Rick Riordan has gotten a variation on the same question a zillion times: When are you going to write about the Hindu gods and goddesses? Ancient Chinese mythology? Native American…

Nine Toes’ Penny

Amos van der Merwe
Amos van der Merwe says “Ninie Toes’ Penny”
The day Nine Toes disappeared in the Kalahari remains shrouded in mystery. Gertruida says there has to be a logical explanation, but Servaas – in an uncharacteristic pensive way – …

About Stephanie

Stephanie Verni
Stephanie Verni says “Authors—Don't forget to update your bios on your websites. Mine is done: About Stephanie ”
S T E P H A N I E   P A R R I L L O   V E R N I    STEPHANIE (PARRILLO) VERNI  is the author of three books: Beneath the Mimosa Tree (2012), a contemporary romance; Baseball Girl (…

God’s Munificence

Timothy Grant Carter
Timothy Grant Carter says “God is the very literal spiritual life-blood of my existence.”
As an author and voracious reader, I have an extensive vocabulary. So, when I run across a powerful word that I am not using and do not understand. I pay special note and try to le…

#RRBCPIF – Lizzie Chantree

Michelle Abbott
Michelle Abbott says “Meet author Lizzie Chantree via @dehauthor
Hello and welcome to the second installment of my Rave Reviews Book Club Pay It Forward posts and today I would like to introduce you to Lizzie Chantree. Let me tell you a little a…

Renewing a hobby: Instagram

Lola Karns
Lola Karns says “Oooh - look. A new post. ”
I am a latecomer to the Instagram party. I thought about setting up an account dozens of times, but the thought, “I have to learn another social media network,” held me…

How to Conquer Writer's Doubt

Heather Weidner
Heather Weidner says “How to Conquer Writer's Doubt: ”
Self-doubt - It rears up and can take over.  It's those thoughts that creep in and make you question what you're doing. Am I wasting my time on my writing? Will I ever get publis…