Sunday, March 11, 2012

Books N Beans: Spotlight shines on Rachel Howzell

Happy Sunday, y'all!

Just wanted to share this awesome book review site with you. Called Books N Beans, it features book reviews as well as author spotlights. I'm featured today. Yes! I know.

And Kristi, the mistress of Books N Beans gave No One Knows You're Here an awesome review.

Ch-ch-check it out!

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Kindle Fire Department: The View from Here: Kindle Book of the Day for 3/6...

Morning, Friends! If you haven't checked out Kindle Fire Department yet and you own a Kindle Fire, you are not human. I'm TELLING YOU -- go there now and learn about new, old, free, cheap apps for your Fire. They also feature great e-books... e-books like The View from Here!

Kindle Fire Department: The View from Here: Kindle Book of the Day for 3/6...: When we featured Rachel Howzell 's bestselling glimpse into the darker side of marriage, The View from Here, a few months ago, it was a huge...

Monday, March 5, 2012

Ink - A Handy-Dandy Guide

To make a world realistic, writers have to learn about all kinds of crazy ish.

Are there birds that can fly backwards?

Play-Dough: why?

Which bugs are first to arrive at a dead body?

I write stories about city-living and the people who inhabit that world. Some of those people are gang members. Since I no longer personally know gang members, I turn to other resources for information. Which leads me to:


Yes, there are meanings behind those tattoos and Gawker posted a story about the comprehensive document Canadian border officials keep on gang-related tats!

Eight-plus pages of goodness, from Crips to Russian gangs.

Click away, my friends, and read!

By the way, hummingbirds are the only birds that can fly backwards, Play-Dough was originally created to clean wallpaper, and blow flies come first.