Treadmill Challenge Day 17 & What I #amreading

Treadmill Goals (for now): Get on the treadmill (or equivalent exercise) daily Pace is fine at 30 min/mile, although I may up it on occasion Time range between 30 minutes and 1 hour per day Distance 1-2 miles per day Read the chosen book, which I won’t allow myself to read outside of my treadmill time, hopefully motivating me to reach or exceed the above goals ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ …

Treadmill Challenge Day 16

Treadmill Goals (for now): Get on the treadmill (or equivalent exercise) daily Pace is fine at 30 min/mile, although I may up it on occasion Time range between 30 minutes and 1 hour per day Distance 1-2 miles per day Read the chosen book, which I won’t allow myself to read outside of my treadmill time, hopefully motivating me to reach or exceed the above goals ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ …

Why so Surprising?

Something that’s jumped out at me a few times while reading reviews of my books is words to the effect that the reader was “surprised” the book was so good. I’m kind of torn between being cheered that the reader/reviewer did end up enjoying the story, and being a bit dismayed that they were surprised by that outcome. Side note: Yes, I always read every review I find whether it’s on …

Flashback Scene from Sam’s POV No. 8 – Chap. 9

The flashback scenes in ’Til Death Do Us Part chronicle the time from when Henry and Sam first began their courtship through to the night before Henry leaves on his ill-fated flight. To catch up with the flashback scenes previously posted, click this link to the the category archives: https://authoraddisonalbright.com/category/til-death-do-us-part/flashback-scenes-from-sams-pov/. This series of blog posts was motivated by a comment from one of the book’s reviewers, Bethany at Rainbow Gold Reviews, who made the comment that …

Treadmill Challenge Day 15 & What I #amreading

Treadmill Goals (for now): Get on the treadmill (or equivalent exercise) daily Pace is fine at 30 min/mile, although I may up it on occasion Time range between 30 minutes and 1 hour per day Distance 1-2 miles per day Read the chosen book, which I won’t allow myself to read outside of my treadmill time, hopefully motivating me to reach or exceed the above goals ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ …

Treadmill Challenge Day 14 & What I #amreading

Treadmill Goals (for now): Get on the treadmill (or equivalent exercise) daily Pace is fine at 30 min/mile, although I may up it on occasion Time range between 30 minutes and 1 hour per day Distance 1-2 miles per day Read the chosen book, which I won’t allow myself to read outside of my treadmill time, hopefully motivating me to reach or exceed the above goals ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ …

#RainbowSnippets Dec. 3, 2016 – To Love and To Cherish

I’ve joined the Rainbow Snippets group on Facebook. From their description: “Rainbow Snippets is a group for LGBTQ+ authors, readers, and bloggers to gather once a week to share six sentences from a work of fiction–a WIP or a finished work or even a 6-sentence book recommendation (no spoilers please!).” Pretty cool, eh? Don’t forget to “Like” my Facebook page and/or my Facebook profile while you’re over there checking out this fantastic group! Today’s snippet …

Treadmill Challenge Day 13 & What I #amreading

Treadmill Goals (for now): Get on the treadmill (or equivalent exercise) daily Pace is fine at 30 min/mile, although I may up it on occasion Time range between 30 minutes and 1 hour per day Distance 1-2 miles per day Read the chosen book, which I won’t allow myself to read outside of my treadmill time, hopefully motivating me to reach or exceed the above goals ◊  ◊  ◊  ◊ …

Random Prompt Words – Flash Fiction Friday Dec. 2, 2016

For this week’s 15 random words I’m using: 1 word that was left in the comments of last week’s post: juxtaposition 14 words from https://randomwordgenerator.com. To the right is a screen print of the words it gave me: acceptance – reception – occasion – deficiency – date – Mars – chauvinist – fountain – suppress – nightmare – rage – sweep – fashionable – exotic Below is the short-short I wrote using these words. Nell’s word (juxtaposition) got me thinking about my Adventures with Harrison and Mason scenes since the two are always portrayed as opposites. I figured I …