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01/06/2017 In General, Uncategorized
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What’s In A Year

We break down time in many ways; days, weeks, months, hours minutes, seconds. We lump by seasons,  quarters and halves. There are school, fiscal and calendar years. My ‘next’ year begins on my birthday, which is different from almost everyone I know. So why is it we are expected to announce our yearly plans on January 1? In my hemisphere winter isn’t a great time to resolve to bike, or swim more (unless you have access to a gym and even then, maybe not.) The days are about as short as they get so quality outside time is sparse. There is the post holiday bonanza of new gadgets to play with to disrupt your plans, but still, we engage in this annual …

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12/17/2016 In Uncategorized
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Time Zone — Part of Once Upon a Time in the Weird West Anthology

Once Upon a Time in the Weird West was released yesterday. As I’ve said before, I was very happy to be asked to be a part of the anthology. Some of my favorite authors were involved, include a few I look up to and admire.  The reviews for the book as a whole and Time Zone is my contribution, have been very positive.  Here are a Couple: Divine Magazine: About Once Upon a Time in the Weird West: 4 Stars “Combining some of the biggest names in MM fiction into one anthology, Once Upon a Time in the Weird West is a keeper!” About Time Zone: 5 Stars “I liked the characters and great writing, world building and the easy flow of the story….” …

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11/22/2016 In Uncategorized
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New Release Blog Tour: Your Alpha, My Mate; by Rachel Ravenheart

Today, please welcome Rachel Ravenheart as she stops by to show off her latest release, Your Alpha, My Mate, book 1 in her new Lonestar Chronicles series. Blurb: Jamie is a shifter. But he can’t shift. That’s what he wants his pack to think. Truth is, Jamie is a white wolf. The biggest, best, strongest kind of wolf. He refuses to shift because his pack, and his parents, treat him as a misfit. An outcast. And when he takes matters into his own hands by fleeing to join the Lonestar Pack, his fate is already determined. There will be sacrifice. There will be war. There will be death. Above all, there will be love. And love always wins. Excerpt: “You …

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11/14/2016 In Uncategorized
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Cover Reveal—Once Upon a Time in the Weird West

Today is cover reveal day for Once Upon a Time in the Weird West, an anthology of speculative fiction short stories with a western theme. It started as an idea, what if . . .  and morphed from there. Kim Fielding   was one of the organizers and she asked if I wanted to be a part of it. Little did I know, I’d be included with some of my favorite spec fic authors. But today we’re all showing off the cover – I being a bit behind these days am late, but hey, I like to think of it as I’m extending the cycle. 😀 My contribution is Time Zone an urban fantasy short story: Some people possess gifts that …

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07/28/2016 In Uncategorized
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Lime Gelatin and Other Monsters Blog Tour — An Interview With Angel Martinez

Please welcome Angel Martinez to the Land of Make Believe. Angel is here today to discuss the re-release of Lime Gelatin and Other Monsters.  She agreed to let me ask her some questions about her, her works and the series. An Interview with Angel Martinez Welcome Angel. Since this is your first interview on the blog, tell us about yourself. Hi Andrew! Thank you letting me visit. I come from an academic family, so I’m something of a black sheep having “only” earned a BA in English Lit. Hey, I fought that degree hard, going to school with the clear goal of genetic engineering, but when something keeps calling, you can’t ignore it forever. But love for a subject doesn’t …

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05/27/2016 In Uncategorized
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Hector and Anatolius; by Vanessa Mulberry—Blog Tour and Giveaway

I’ll admit one of my favorite subjects in college was mythology. Hell, Thor was my favorite comic well before Chris Hemsworth assumed the role for the movie. So this book ticks off a few boxes for me. Check it out, read the excerpt and see if it doesn’t tick a few off for you too. Title: Hector and Anatolius Author: Vanessa Mulberry Series: Trojan Men #1 Release Date: May 9th 2016 Genre: Historical MM Romance, Paranormal   Blurb: Hector has been a dutiful son and prince his whole life until his father orders him to marry. The Trojan was meant for no woman, and when he meets a handsome youth named Anatolius, he is more determined than ever to rule …

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05/06/2016 In Uncategorized
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Cover Reveal: A Kind of Romance; by Lane Hayes

=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•= Lane Hayes reveals the beautiful cover art of her next book titled A KIND OF ROMANCE coming out from Dreamspinner Press. It releases on June 06, 2016. =•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•=•= BLURB Zeke Gulden is a ruthless Wall Street exec. His hard-edged, no non-sense attitude has served him well in the cutthroat business world, but less so in his personal life. When he finds out his ex-boyfriend cheated on him with a coworker, Zeke can’t let go – not until he finds a way to get even. However, his meddlesome father has other ideas. The new hire at the family-owned bagel store is somewhat colorful, but his dad is sure he’s the perfect man for Zeke. Benny Ruggieri is a fiercely proud …

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02/18/2016 In Uncategorized
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Love Unlocked—A Beaten Track Anthology—Blog Tour and Giveaway

Love Unlocked is a collection of seven short stories and novellas – unique LGBTQ romances inspired by the Love Lock Bridge. THE STORIES: The Trap by Claire Davis and Al Stewart Writer’s Lock by Victoria Milne Locked in the Moment by Dawn Sister The Weekend by J P Walker The Scarlet Lock by Caraway Carter He Melted Us by Ofelia Gränd Chain of Secrets by Debbie McGowan          

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12/15/2015 In Uncategorized
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The Love Triangle Gone Wrong; by Rob Rosen—Release Day Book Blast and Giveaway

Blurb: Five actors, one play, a murder, and a security guard who seeks the truth, not to mention love, all set the stage for this hilarious tale of mystery and intrigue in small town America. You’ll never guess what, or who, is going to come next!

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12/07/2015 In Uncategorized
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Divine Magazine’s 12 Days of Christmas—December 8-19.

Starting tomorrow and for the next 12 days, Divine Magazine is hosting their very own 12 Days of Christmas. Each day a different author will share a holiday post and their own giveaway as a way to say thank you to all the readers. (My post and giveaway is next Monday – December 14, 2015.) Be sure to head over to Divine every day and enter each contest. [Hint: They made it REALLY easy.] 12 Days Of Christmas Day 1: (December 8, 2105) Susan Mac Nicol 12 Days Of Christmas Day 2: (December 9, 2015) Rory Ni Coileain 12 Days Of Christmas Day 3: (December 10, 2015) Ann Lister 12 Days Of Christmas Day 4: (December 11, 2015) Cody Kennedy 12 Days Of Christmas Day …

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