Holy Cow--Books on Sale!
Just popping in to let you know that I have books on sa…
Racing the Calendar
max adams: the Pinkertons dossier
As promised, here is max's biography. Consider biographization to be a meme if you enjoy such things. Warning: your mileage may vary. We assume no liability. No warranty implied. Before beginning t...
The Restless Wave
Redemption? Why do I want to read this script? (and script...
In Life as it is in Fiction
When I teach characterization and plot, I tell my students this. Whether or not a person is a hero is not determined by the small choices, the small mistakes. It is determined by the tough choice, ...
Britney Spears & Rick Perry: "Oops!...I Did It Again
Watch Rick Perry's "Oops" debate performance the way it was always meant to be enjoyed: through the gift of song.
St. Davids Cathedral, Wales, United Kingdom
St. Davids Cathedral, Wales, United Kingdom
Distant Lightning near Sharon Springs, Kansas
This is a Spoiled Dog.
This is the view out my back door showing my Jake (who used to Hoover up his dog food faster than a Hoover) ignoring his dog food, waiting for the Good Stuff. This is the view out my back door &hel...
Mark Twain quotations - Activist
...the citizen who thinks he sees that the commonwealth's political clothes are worn out, and yet holds his peace and does not agitate for a new suit, is disloyal; he is a traitor. -
Obscene. Repulsive. Pornographic.
Or how Harry Potter led me down the wicked road to hell… Picture this. A hot summer night, a crowded bookstore teeming with customers. Dozens of readers, all ages, snaking around the rows of ...
Violence, witchcraft and devil worship!
The naughty things your pooks gets up to when you aren't looking… Well, today's entry in my week of banned books is a series of books I absolutely love and one that was so feared,...
Steampunk Butterfly - Worth1000 Contests
If you haven't checked out yet, you should!
When you can't judge a book by its cover.
I know you can't, really I do. My first published novel, WHAT WILD ECSTASY (soon to be republished under a new title and new cover and available at an ebook outlet digitally near you!) had a ...
Happy birthday, Georgette Heyer!
One week only-46 Heyer title for only $1.99! From Sourcebooks: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MS. HEYER! eBooks Available for $1.99 August 15-August 21, 2011 Heyer's Birthday: August 16, 2011 Tuesday, Augus...
Keira Rathbone's Typewriter Art. - my love for you is a...
Take a look at Keira Rathbone's typewriter art - yep, she bangs out the images on a little orange typewriter she has been using since 2003. Wild. All images via Keira's Facebook page.
Life as I see it
The Saddest Movie in the World
How do you make someone cry for the sake of science? The answer lies in a young Ricky Schroder
The Epi-Log on Epicurious.com: How Green is your Kitchen?...
Sennen Cove - today`s surfing image...updated daily.
Creativity For Sale :: Jackie D. Rockwell
See how you can pack all your clothes in a carry on!
Amazing! See how this guy is able to pack all of these clothes into a small carry on bag.
desire to inspire - desiretoinspire.net - In far off Zanzibar ......
Paradise on a crescent beach of sherbet white sand. Domed pavilions straddle the ridge. Views f...
How I Saved $10,000 in 10 Months (at an Entry Level Job)...
Derek Johanson saved $10,000 in just ten months (working an entry level job) to make his travel dreams come true.
10 classic ad-lib and off-script movie moments
Not every moment of movie genius is written down in the script. Take this collection of ad-libs and off-script moments, for instance...
Five Things Airlines Don't Want You to Know
From pilot fatigue to the water you drink onboard, what you should be aware of before catching a flight
Proof That 'Die Hard' is the Poor Man's 'Home Alone' [CHART]...
You probably didn't realize just how identical these two movies were. Something else you might not know: 'Home Alone' is empirically better than 'Die Hard.' Don't believe us?
9 Lists To Keep Updated, and Keep Handy
I bought a Moleskine notebook a long time ago, and for a while it got zero use. My productivity system is totally digital and Web-based, as is my personal journal. I bought the Moleskine because it looked awesome, and because so many other people fou...
Recreate the Butterbeer found at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Universal with a few simple ingredients. Then take it over the top by serving it in your own custom-made Butterbeer mug!
Frommers.com brings you cheap airfares, bargain rate cruises, discounted hotel rooms, budget car rentals and money-saving advice, all written and reviewed by travel experts.
221b Baker Street
If you rotate illustration, new elements will jump out at you. But there is no need to flip your computer:
Meet The City - Colmar (France)
awesome...very colorful city..and also the car.. :)
» Joseph Gordon-Levitt and 10 Other Child Actors Who Didn't...
Joseph Gordon-Levitt and 10 Other Child Actors Who Didn't Crash and Burn - A list of ten former child actors who got past the usual trappings of early fame and fortune.
The Romance of the Regency: Jane Austen, Georgette Heyer,...
Seanan McGuire: Fairy Tale Survival FAQ
How to Travel With One Bag
In this age of airline fare wars, spiking fuel costs, combined with the horror stories of lost luggage that never made it to the baggage claim, the option of traveling with just one bag is becoming more and more attractive. Unless your...
How to Avoid Looking Like an American Tourist
As an American traveling in a foreign country, the last thing you want to do is stand out like a sore thumb. Not only do you have a greater chance of getting sucked into tourist traps, but you're also a more obvious target for getting...
Dalton Ghetti creates amazing art on the tips of used pencils...
Most of us will agree with the age-old saying that "patience is a virtue." How many of you, however, would actually hang on for two years and a half to bring a piece of art into existence? Dalton Ghetti, 49, a Bridgeport artist, has spent 25 good.
How Twilight Works - The Oatmeal
A few weeks ago I had the miserable experience of reading Twilight. A friend bought it for me and I took it with me to read on a long flight from Seattle to Houston. I knew it was going to be crappy, but I thought it would be a guilty pleasure kind ...
How to Write a Novel
Check out this blog post by Nathan Bransford, the author of JACOB WONDERBAR AND THE COSMIC SPACE KAPOW
Uchronia: The Alternate History List
8 Unstoppable Rules For Writing Killer Short Stories
Short fiction is the "garage band" of science fiction, claims Tor Books editor Patrick Nielsen Hayden, so it's time to step on that fuzzbox and thrash as hard as you can without knocking over your mom's weed-trimmer.
My Father's Dragon.My Father's Dragon.
by Ruth Stiles Gannett (1923-) Illustrations by Ruth Chrisman Gannett (1896-1979) New York: Random House, 1948. Copyright not renewed. A Newbery Honor Book, 1949.
Quod scripsi, scripsi.
Books and Books Arrives and Sides Are Taken
Stumblers Who Like Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia...
Credit: Jack Brauer The stunning Plitvice Lakes National Park lies in the Lika region of Croatia. The park is surrounded by the mountains Plješevica, Mala Kapela, and Medveđak, which are part of the Dinaric Alps. The 16 blue-green Plitvice Lakes, whi...
49 Beautiful Shots Of Edinburgh
Edinburgh Apartments for every budget. Apartments in Edinburgh in all the best locations. Edinburgh Apartments - cheaper and better than hotels!
30 beautiful fanarts by Kuroi-Tsuki: South Park, Naruto,...
I just discover this canadian illustrator : Kuroi-Tsuki, and his beautiful fanarts about Mario, DBZ, Batman, Street Fighter, Naruto, South Park, etc.
Terry Pratchett | Home of Discworld and bestselling fantasy...
Discover everything you need to know about Terry Pratchett, Discworld and all of his other books and media.
If "Hey Jude" were a flowchart...
get me off this freaking moor
Anne why are you writing books about how alcoholic losers ruin people's lives? Don't you see that romanticizing douchey behavior is the proper literary convention in this family! Honestly.
National Novel Writing Month
November 1-30. The world needs your novel.
AgentQuery :: Find the Agent Who Will Find You a Publisher...
Best First Lines of Novels — Infoplease.com
The editors of selected what they consider the most memorable first lines of novels. The titles on the list span centuries and genres and include classics and contemporary novels that are certain to become classics. Use this list to test your liter...
A Victim Treats His Mugger Right
Sky Lace Mandala
Young Me Now Me
YoungmeNowme is a zefrank.com photo contest featuring photographs of people re-creating snapshots from their childhood! Submit yours today
Fantastic... Image Record
All-purpose tanuki testicles (prints by Kuniyoshi)
In the mid-1840s, ukiyo-e master (1797-1861) created a number of woodblock prints showing legendary (raccoon dogs) using their humorously large scrota in creative ways.
Storyboard, Aug 3
This is what my storyboard for book two looked like two days ago. (The part with the green background.) It had three cards on it when I started writing book one. While writing book one, I occasion...
A Cheap Weekend in England's Oldest National Park
Old Red Goes Green: Recycled Wall Brick Built to Save Water...
Old Red Goes Green: Recycled Wall Brick Built to Save Water
Green Rock - Photograph at BetterPhoto.com
Green Rock - Photograph at BetterPhoto.com - Browse beautiful photographs from enthusiasts at BetterPhoto. Our members and professional photography instructors post inspiring photos every day. You'll enjoy stellar photography AND learn how to make y...
desire to inspire - desiretoinspire.net - Reader request...
Sigrid from Norway emailed with a reader request that I thought I'd tackle today, because it's an ...
SurLaLune Fairy Tales: Annotated Fairy Tales, Fairy Tale...
Portal to the realm of fairy tale and folklore studies featuring annotated fairy tales, numerous unique ebooks, illustrations, and a forum.
How to cheat on a test
ha! Ingenious ^_^