A potential Leonardo da Vinci sketch had been unearthed, more precisely an art historian thought that it was "absolutely Leonardesque" but that it was probably drawn by one of da Vinci's students.
An exam showed that the sketch was done closer to 1473-yes they could narrow it down to the year-amazing isn't it-what science can do? At any rate, Leonardo da Vinci did not have any apprentices or students until the late 1470's. That leaves the work as that of the master…Continue
Added by Margot Justes on April 24, 2011 at 3:00am — No Comments
I interview fictional cops on my blog "Paula's Coppers." Who better to talk about the case than the cop? I've had so much fun doing these interviews and have met so many wonderful cops.
This week I interview Lt. Taylor Jackson from So Close the Hand of Death by J.T. Ellison.
I need some more cops to interview.
Please check out my blog at http://www.paulapetty.com/paulas-coppers.html. and let me know if…Continue
Yeah, that is my name along that of one of the hottest authors on the planet today; make no mistake about it. Read it and weep, make fun of me if you will, have a laugh at my expense, did this actually work? I think it did. We are probably one of the greatest foils in the universe. A team not unlike some of the greatest duo’s of all time. No I am not talking about Batman and Robin; Zandri can’t pull of the Robin costume, way too tight and not his colors. No I am talking about…Continue
Added by Giovanni Gelati on April 23, 2011 at 8:40am — No Comments
From the bestselling author of STATE'S EVIDENCE comes the hit legal thriller and police procedural eBook, JUSTICE SERVED, in Kindle and Nook. Cops go after bat wielding deadly female vigilante with a beautiful judge the chief suspect.
“This author weaves a magical web, as well as, a tangled one [and] wraps up the…
Added by R. Barri Flowers on April 23, 2011 at 8:28am — No Comments
My bestselling true crime book, THE SEX SLAVE MURDERS, now in Kindle and Nook for first time. Chronicles the lives of serial killers Gerald and Charlene Gallego and the sex slave fantasies that fueled kidnappings, sexual assaults, and murder and spawned two major TV documentaries.
"THE SEX SLAVE MURDERS is a gripping account of the…
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If you were a book editor who wanted to create the perfect writer for a best-selling epic novel of an African-born doctor forced to take refuge in the U.S., you might pick someone from Ethiopia. Make him of Christian Indian parentage. Educate him in medicine and send him to the Iowa Writing Program. Make him work in top medical jobs with HIV patients who’d force him to examine…Continue
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How do you write a bestseller? That’s my today topic on my blog, Another Writer’s Life - http://ascamacho.blogspot.com/
Added by Austin S. Camacho on April 22, 2011 at 9:27pm — No Comments
I gave my hubby a break for a day; hi, it is me again Mrs. Gelati. The reason for the break, well I was the one that read this short story and thoroughly enjoyed it; I was touched by it and have shared it with my daughters. The other reason I told him to stay away from the computer today is that I gave him a long list of things I wanted done for the Holiday this weekend, and gave him a head start to get it done. Besides that I am a bit upset with him and Zandri for what they wrote about me…Continue
Added by Giovanni Gelati on April 22, 2011 at 5:33am — No Comments
In the Royal Navy, there’s only one kind of facial hair allowed. British Tars are either clean shaven or they sport a beard, known in the service as a “full set.” The antipathy to the mustache is no doubt because of its predominance among the rival landlubber officer class (although it could’ve later been its association with a different kind of “sailor.”)
Book authors now…
Recently attended the NWG Spring Conference at Mahoney State Park. Heard informative presentations by Alex Kava (mystery/thriller author), Mary Colgan (editor, Chronicle Books), and Terry Burns (author/agent, Hartline Agency). Over 80 area writers participated. Lots of useful information...important as publishing is changing so rapidly.
If you are an author deciding what to do with your next manuscript, ask yourself, "What is my goal?" It makes a big difference if you are…
Added by Laura L. Cooper on April 21, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
This has been a fun week of reading and writing for me. The content has been the key. Normally I get to see some pretty neat stuff, but when I get to dig into a character I just can’t get enough of, well it is that much more fun and then it turns to brief sadness. Why sadness? The usual thing, I have to wait another year to devour another installment of the series. Douglas Corleone and his character Kevin Corvelli is one of the characters I cannot get enough of. Let get to the…Continue
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I have a weird habit of drinking cans of warm Diet Pepsi, which is not that noticeable unless someone touches the can.
The Orbitz gum habit is much worse, much more noticeable. It is getting out of control. I go through about a pack a day if I am out at a bar. The only time I don't chew gum is if I am at the office. And I favor the peppermint brand (because bubblemint is gross and wintermint loses its flavor after 2 minutes & makes my nostrils burn).
This made me…
Added by Troy Kirby on April 20, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Maybe this works for you, but I don't see it coming out on top in my book. The ol' Think in the Shower Method gets the job done for me.
Most commonly, it’s the perpetrator’s fingerprints that land him or her in jail. But in the kidnapping of Charles Urschel, it was the victim’s fingerprints that lead to the capture of a notorious Prohibition era gangster.
Charles F. Urschel, oil millionaire and philanthropist, and his wife Berenice were entertaining their friends, the Jarretts, at the Urschels’ Oklahoma City home with a game of bridge on July 22, 1933, when two bandits armed…Continue
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