There was a story in the news the other day. A Korean scientist and his team have been doing some genetic tampering which produced a litter of glow in the dark beagle puppies. Four out of six survived. All are named Ruppy, ruby plus puppy, because under ultraviolent light they glow red.
This was accomplished by injecting fluorescent genes into embryos and implanting them into a surrogate mother, a local mutt. They say it’s significant that… Continue
Added by Barbara Huffert on April 30, 2009 at 4:09pm —
Each year Dorchester Publishing sponsors the Mr. Romance Contest. All week long, the contestants mix with the convention attendees and try to garner as much support as they can. Then on Saturday, we have the the "Pose Down." For part of the show, the cover models dress as heroes from Leisure Book and LoveSpell novels. This is Eric Trugila, the model who portrayed my… Continue
Added by Emily Bryan on April 30, 2009 at 8:04am —
Added by Michelle M Pillow on April 29, 2009 at 8:16pm —
There’ve been some studies done recently. I’m sure very costly studies at that.
One concluded that fish get seasick. This was determined by sticking an aquarium full of goldfish onto a plane and then sending the plane into a steep nosedive, essentially dropping them out of the sky to simulate weightlessness. Hmm, nope, I don’t think their findings are quite correct. Consider this. People are said to be seasick when floating around the sea… Continue
Added by Barbara Huffert on April 29, 2009 at 7:12pm —
We entered her office--my friend Jane and I.
Lynn-the-psychic looked up, “Ahh-hh,” her eyes focused on a point above my head.
Puzzled I extended my hand.
She shook it. “Ana,” she breathed. My friend’s name is Jane…she had the name right... 50-50 odds
“Come in,” she motioned. “You must have been wondering why I looked like that. I was in awe. You have 7 angels and a golden arch.”
I thought maybe the arch was like a park bench for the angels. Or were the angels eating at… Continue
Added by ANASTASIA AMOR on April 29, 2009 at 5:00pm —
If things get busier I'll pop a circuit... I swear.
I thought agents helped quell all the agonies one suffers as a writer.
Learning: they add to the pain! Ouch!
Publishers and Agents... you gotta love 'em, right? Right?
The answer (I'm sure) is out there...
Added by Susan on April 29, 2009 at 4:30pm —
I'm so excited. I had to share. Wooohooooo!
Added by Deborah J Panger on April 29, 2009 at 12:39pm —
Once every spring those few and fortunate who love romance fiction and can slip away from their everday lives gather, network, promote, learn and celebrate what is the most life affirming of literary genres. This April the RT Booklovers Convention was held on lushly landscaped forty six acres of Orlando, Florida known as The Wyndham Resort.… Continue
Added by Christine London on April 29, 2009 at 1:39am —
It’s been 90 freakin’ degrees for days now. In April. We should still be having snow storms in April, not having heatwaves. Okay so perhaps that’s a bit of an exaggeration but this really is just plain wrong.
I suppose there is one good thing I can think of. Should I happen to be bitten by a vampire any time soon they won’t have to worry about having a headache for months, that’s how much preventative Excedrin I’m eating. Hmm, do vampires get… Continue
Added by Barbara Huffert on April 28, 2009 at 5:43pm —
Cornelia Amiri blogs about vampires and Celtic lore
Added by Eternal Press on April 28, 2009 at 4:51pm —
This week’s essay is posted: Excellence or Perfection? Writers Need To Know.
Here's an excerpt:
"Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing."
The first time I truly considered the difference between excellence and perfection, my world view tilted on… Continue
Added by Chiron O'Keefe on April 28, 2009 at 3:57pm —
Jennifer Ashley has a ground-breaking new historical with a totally out of the box hero. How does a Scottish laird live and love with Asperger's Syndrome in the 19th century? Pop over to my blog at www.emilybryan.blogspot.com
to learn about THE MADNESS OF LORD IAN MACKENZIE. Leave a comment for a chance to win… Continue
Added by Emily Bryan on April 28, 2009 at 7:39am —
Added by Gerrie Ferris on April 27, 2009 at 8:55pm —
Rhonda Parrish blogs about wordsmithing and reviews
Added by Eternal Press on April 27, 2009 at 8:30pm —
Out of respect for my friends who have the misfortune of being Flyers fans, I’ve been very quiet and well-behaved on the subject of hockey. But now, my Penguins have once again eliminated your paltry Flyers from the playoffs, and I have to say it. Cheer for the proper team and your season wouldn’t be over quite yet.
Yes, I know. Paybacks are a bitch and I fully expect to hear from each and every one of you when the tables are turned, whenever… Continue
Added by Barbara Huffert on April 27, 2009 at 5:47pm —
The trailer for 'A Study in Red - The Secret Journal of Jack the Ripper' is one of this month's nominations for The New Covey Trailer Awards. I'd be really grateful if anyone would be kind enough to place a vote for the trailer by going to http://thenewcoveytrailerawards.blogspot.com
where my trailer is entry number 18
Thanks to everyone.
Added by Brian L Porter on April 27, 2009 at 2:16pm —
Read the newspaper feature.
Added by John Wayne Cargile on April 27, 2009 at 1:51pm —
I received a full page special feature in a local newspaper this week. Follow this link for the first article. There were actually two, but this one dealt with the novel, The Cry of the Cuckoos.
Added by John Wayne Cargile on April 27, 2009 at 1:49pm —
It's not too late to take part in the great Easter Egg 'Tisket A Tasket, Put Romance In Your Basket' scavenger hunt. Go to my Blog www.hywelalyn.blogspotcom
. for all the details and the first link in the chain.
Good Luck and Happy… Continue
Added by Hywela Lyn on April 27, 2009 at 3:30am —
I’m lost in la la Land
Sighing away minutes
Just thinking about him
Utterly mesmerizing man
I have a penchant for
Alpha male personified
Behind his uplifting smile and intense eyes
Lies a highly evolved analytical mind
A truly compassionate heart
And a soul awakened lifetimes before
An enlightened one
He radiates luminescent light
He humbles me
Inspires me to reach higher
To become… Continue
Added by Monica M. Martin on April 27, 2009 at 1:14am —