Photo Credit: a crucible used in the Czochralski method (a method of extracting crystals), taken by Twisp on August 25, 2005: Twisp/Wikimedia Commons/PD self "[T]he writer who possesses the creative gift owns something of which he is not always master—something that, at times, strangely wills and works for itself." (Bronte, “Editor’s Preface”, location 561) One … Continue reading Wild and Knotty Worlds: The Psychological Crucible
Here’s a giveaway where you can follow lots of great authors on BookBub and enter to win a nice big Amazon gift card – a $350 Amazon gift card! The giveaway will run from July 21, 2017 until July 31, 2017. To enter, you’ll want to go here.
Come participate in the Share & Care giveaway! Share some posts from great authors on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and you could win a nice grand prize of a $75 Amazon gift card. The giveaway will run from July 20, 2017 until July 30, 2017. To enter, you’ll want to go here.
If you love free ebooks, this is the giveaway for you! Fifteen authors are giving away their books on Instafreebie and BookFunnel (including me!) and you get in on the deal. Not only do you get access to 15 free ebooks just for entering but you also get a chance to win a $100 Amazon … Continue reading The Click It & Get It Giveaway!
So most of us readers are on Goodreasds, right? Did you know you could follow your favorite authors on Goodreads? Here’s a giveaway that not only lets you do that but also gives you a chance to win a $180 Amazon gift card just for doing so. This giveaway will run from July 16, 2017 … Continue reading Follow Me On Goodreads Giveaway!
Photo Credit: The many editions of Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar. Taken September 5, 2011 by Mike Krzeszak: Photos By Mavis/Flickr/CC BY 2.0 ***Some spoilers*** I discovered Sylvia Plath’s work in high school. My twin sister was a huge fan of Plath’s poetry and read voraciously everything published at that time (late 1980’s). I stole … Continue reading Revisiting Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar
I’m so happy to announce the Tam’s Dreamers Reading Group on Facebook is now open! This is a group for anyone who loves reading and anyone who dreams. As a member, you’ll get sneak peeks at pre-releases of my new books, book covers, book teasers, and a chance to get an ARC (advanced review copy) … Continue reading Tam’s Dreamers Reading Group Now Open!
Photo Credit: Allegory of Justice – Themis (the goddess of justice), Marcello Bacciarelli, 4th quarter of the 18th century, oil on canvas, National Museum, Warsaw, Poland: Vert/Wikimedia Commons/PD Art (PD Old 100) One piece of advice writers receive all the time is to seek out other perspective on their work before they publish it. The … Continue reading The Best Judges Of Their Work
I’m back from vacation and happy to present author Weston Kincade as part of my Author Dream Series! Welcome, Weston! Dreams are effervescent, illusional, and often make us do the unthinkable. Hi, I’m Weston Kincade, author of two different series, The Priors and A Life of Death. Thank you for having me, Tam. I’m happy … Continue reading Author Dream Series: Weston Kincade
Here’s a slightly different kind of giveaway that’s going on until Labor Day. A bunch of authors have gotten together to offer their own prizes along with a $130 cash prize (via PayPal) for the grand prize winner. Entries include things such as visiting social media and signing up for author newsletters. The prizes I’m … Continue reading Better Than The Beach Summer Giveaway!