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Kirk Aurandt Kirk Aurandt's blog:
Tom the Good Luck Black Cat: The Little-Known Story of How a Black Cat from Butler, Pennsylvania, Helped the Pittsburgh Pirates Win the 1925 World Series

The underlying true story: In the 1925 World Series, the Pittsburgh Pirates were trailing the Washington Senators three games to one, and were o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 19:18 • 1 view
Vanessa Fogg Vanessa Fogg's blog:
For those who may be interested, I wrote something for the speculative fiction magazine, The Future Fire! I was part of a group of writers discussing and recommending feminist science fiction/fantasy featuring characters who are "people of color." I used my allotted space to gush hard over Ken Li... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 19:01 • 1 view
Kate Canterbary Kate Canterbary's blog:
Preservation -- New from Kate Canterbary

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Two lonely hearts.
Just once, she'd like to be someone's first choice.
She's strong-willed and spunky, but she's left picking up the pieces from her ex's lies and manipulations, and daydreaming about taking a scalpel to his scrotum.

Flying under the radar i... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 18:50 • 8 views
Kirsten  McKenzie Kirsten McKenzie's blog:
Today I finished writing the final few paragraphs of my horror novel PAINTED Painted by Kirsten McKenzie.

Now the hard job of editing kicks off. Fortunately I've been running every chapter through the Hemingway App as I go, so half the job is done. I've removed most of the pesky adverbs, and a number of the grammatical err... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 18:34 • 42 views
Billy Ray Chitwood Billy Ray Chitwood's blog:
Sinful Desperation

-Flash Fiction by Billy Ray Chitwood-

“Bless me, Father, for I have sinned.”
He stared at the ceiling as he reclined on the big bed, his naked body stretched straight, seeking relief from his back pain.

“It’s been years, my son, since your last confession. I hear desperation in yo...
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Published on May 25, 2017 18:06 • 57 views
Jennifer Rhae Jennifer Rhae's blog:
Is there a magic number that you've found in your daily, or weekly word counts that is just the right number or that is easy to maintain?
How many of you do a daily word count?
How many do a weekly?
In my experience, I have horrible guilt and then self loathing if I can't meet my word count goals. S... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 17:41 • 26 views
Garrison Kelly Garrison Kelly's blog:
(In the style of “Every Breath You Take” by The Police.)

Every pic you post
Every friend you poke
Every meme you share
Every feeling you bear
I’ll be browsing you

Every single day
Every app you play
Every Face Book page
Every rant you rage
I’ll be browsing you

I can’t refrain
You’re in the public domain
How v... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 17:14 • 15 views
Cornelius  Moore Cornelius Moore's blog:
Starting tomorrow my book, The Club will be available for download on the Kindle for $0.99 -

The deal with start on Friday, May 26, 2017 and end sometime next week..

Take advantage of the long weekend and horrible weather by downloading an exciting book and a very low cost to you!

As always, after... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 17:03 • 32 views
Simi Sunny Simi Sunny's blog:
You know? I keep wondering how I made it so far from trachers who tried crushed me; a childhood that felt bleak, yet I kept my head high. But then, during highschool, I lost my friends and my trust on people. Even until this day, I still had trouble trusting people wherever I go. And I kept telli... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 16:44 • 28 views
Tim  Miller Tim Miller's blog:
That's the name of my newest short story. It is exclusive to my website. It's around 4000 words long and only 1.00. Please check it out.

I'll be doing a series of hardcore shorts only on my site called Dollar Downloads

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Published on May 25, 2017 16:14 • 12 views
Helen Kamenos Helen Kamenos's blog:
Happy Ascension Day!

Today is the day we celebrate the ascension of Christ. Christians believe that Christ rose from the dead. The Bible records He was seen by many witnesses, among them the twelve Apostles; Christ’s mother, Mary; Mary Magdalene; Paul and over 500 other witnesses. He remained on e... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 15:51 • 15 views
Cecily Wolfe Cecily Wolfe's blog:
Do you believe in magic? Are you ready for more fantastic-ness from the wonderful Bella Emy?



Long ago in a faraway kingdom lived the beautiful and desolate Ariella.

Alone with her abusive father day in and day out, Ariella wishes for a new life.

One day she gets more than she could ever have dreame... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 15:20 • 29 views
John Molik John Molik's blog:
It may have been said, and if not, I'm saying it now, that to receive an intelligent, well-written editorial review for a new indie author is as difficult as playing darts with spaghetti.

So, I'm more than grateful to have finally received one. Therefore, I will now go out and buy some proper fea... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 15:17 • 15 views
Beth Gualda Beth Gualda's blog:
Meaning, I finally thought of a title for the new book and have two whole chapters in the can, figuratively speaking.

The new novel is The Angel of Everything Bright. It can describe Daphne or Lesteliel. I'm leaning toward putting Daphne on the cover as well. I keep looking at a certain young gir... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 14:31 • 29 views
Ash Glass Ash Glass's blog:
The sequel to Terrible is finally out!! I told you I would write it :) and thank you to anyone who reads it! It's called Killjoy and it's available on every ebook platform!! Yay!!
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Published on May 25, 2017 14:21 • 8 views
Pat Dunlap Evans Pat Dunlap Evans's blog:
Three times now, I've had my fingerprints taken to submit to the FBI. This is related to a Texas concealed handgun license (CHL) that I got years ago after the Sandy Hook massacre. No, I'm not a gun nut, and quite honestly I hate the things, but my husband and I were about to go on a three-month... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 14:16 • 21 views
Melissa Foster Melissa Foster's blog:
For my German fans:
Schwestern in Weiß (Die Snow-Schwestern, Band 3) <3
Kindle: http://smarturl.it/SIWGer_Kindle
Paperback: http://smarturl.it/SIWGer_Pb

Schwestern in Weiß ist eine moderne Liebesgeschichte mit kernigen Helden und sexy, selbstbewussten Frauen. Sie sind witzig und leidenschaftlich... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 13:46 • 11 views
Robert Winter Robert Winter's blog:
One stop on my blog tour for Every Breath You Take was with Urban Smoothie Read, where I discussed the inspiration and future of my alpha bartender, Randy Vaughan. Take a look here:

http://www.urbansmoothie.com/2017/05/...

Or you can read the post below.


Randy Vaughan is a major supporting characte... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 13:44 • 15 views
Bradley Brady Bradley Brady's blog:
All stories start with a single idea. 'Commitment Issues' came about when I was trying to work out why some people seemed so exercised at the idea of equal marriage. Given the soaring divorce rate, millions of affairs and numerous other damages inflicted on the institution, why would allowing sam... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 12, 2017 06:10 • 14 views
Kathryn J. Atwood Kathryn J. Atwood's blog:
"When the action starts...nobody cares whether you're male or female. It's just: 'can you do the job?'" (1)
--Captain Cynthia Mosley, commander of a unit that kept combat troops supplied during the Persian Gulf War.

"Women can fight. Women have the courage, the endurance, even the strength, for fi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 13:00 • 51 views
David  Whelan David Whelan's blog:
Another week passes by where we have to watch the news and see horror unfold at the hands of selfish religious pricks who think that Allah or Muhammad or whatever the name is; will not lead them astray. This time, children have been killed at a concert in Manchester along with adults who were out... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 12:32 • 53 views
Thomas W. Devine Thomas W. Devine's blog:
Yesterday I took break from my routine to attend a spiritual, three hour mini-retreat for caregivers organised by two Christian women, Veronica and Jill.

Through their own experiences, they have realised that the caregiver’s role can take up so much energy there can seem to be no space for God.

E... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 11:36 • 26 views
Joanie Chevalier Joanie Chevalier's blog:
Hi Friends. My new thriller, Heads Will Roll, is now published and is free today and tomorrow, May 25 & 26. It is currently No. 2 in the Thriller/Medical Best Sellers.

This is a fascinating subject. There is a real-life doctor team who will be performing the first ever head transplant in Dece... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 11:30 • 17 views
D.W. Ulsterman D.W. Ulsterman's blog:
As is my habit after such tragedy, I wait a few days before responding in the hopes of ensuring that response is a more thoughtful and less emotionally-driven one.

And yet what our political leaders have been saying in recent months following attacks similar to what happened this past week in Manc... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 11:06 • 18 views
Mary Billiter Mary Billiter's blog:
The Perfect Escape to Your Summer Reading Begins Here!

https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/sh...
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Published on May 25, 2017 10:20 • 19 views
Melissa Burovac Melissa Burovac's blog:

Aloha!


I’m happy to share my new friend Eva Pasco‘s work with you. I hope you enjoy finding new authors and books as much as I do.


Eva Pasco is the author of acclaimed Contemporary Fiction novel, An Enlightening Quiche, which has merited a Readers’ Favorite 5-Star Seal, ranks 1st out of 78 books se...

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Published on May 25, 2017 10:09 • 19 views
K.M. Fortune K.M. Fortune's blog:
In two days I launch the second book in my serial “Survival.” I’m feeling pretty excited although significantly calmer then I was for the launch of book one. I’m no longer a rookie and I know a little more of what to expect. Of course the curiosity of seeing how the book is received is still ther... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 09:35 • 37 views
Rosalinda Rosales Morgan Rosalinda Rosales Morgan's blog:

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With Memorial Day approaching, I am offering “BAHALA NA (Come What May)” on Kindle at a discounted price of $2.99 for a limited time starting today. “BAHALA NA (Come What May)” is dedicated to the men of the armed forces who fought bravely to protect my old country, The Philippines,...

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Published on May 25, 2017 08:39 • 18 views
Lesa Jones Lesa Jones's blog:
My June Book Challenges:

YA Readers Corner Group:
City of Bones
Dead Girls of Hysteria Hall
Winner Curse part 1, 2 and 3

Crazy for Young Adults Group:
Labyrinth Lost

My Own Comfort Reads:
Readers
Six of Crows
Crooked Kingdom
(Finish Red Pyramid) start on part 2
Woman in Cabin 10
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Published on May 25, 2017 09:13 • 19 views
Kimberly Labor Kimberly Labor's blog:
Part 33: A whole new slice of French society
PARIS BROKE ME (IN)
Student Days in the City of Light & Darkness, 1977
17 May
22:30 This really is too remarkable to ignore. I must describe it. The Middle Ages live on in France, but with a modern twist! The noble, chivalric spirit is not yet dead by... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 09:05 • 33 views
Davyne DeSye Davyne DeSye's blog:
Soap Bubble Dreams and Other Distortions, an anthology of my short science fiction and fantasy stories is FREE for five days on Amazon... pick up a copy now! Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 08:55 • 19 views
Natalia Coluccio Natalia Coluccio's blog:
por el ruido
el umbanda pai en cualquier momento me contrata
la música unos gritos de orquesta
la rellena de notas
letras no sonidos
se avalanzan, se deslizan
como calesita
las notas mismas se copian
el aire se parte en una atmósfera pesada
es la convivencia a la distancia
las elecciones vecinales
el ritmo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 08:52 • 27 views
Isabel Love Isabel Love's blog:
I'm so overwhelmed with the positive reception my debut novel, Untouchable, has had since release!! I was absolutely blown away when Goodreads included me in their top romances of April!! Thank you so much for taking a chance on a new author!!!

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Untouchable (Unexpected Love, #1) by Isabel Love
One-click here: http://bit.ly/2ptsHKs




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Published on May 25, 2017 08:35 • 17 views
Gwynneth Mary Lovas Gwynneth Mary Lovas's blog:
HOW TO BE A GOOD PRESIDENT: SELF-HELP FOR THE CONFUSED published today.

GIVEAWAY starting June 1st !
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Published on May 25, 2017 08:33 • 15 views
ندى جمال صالح ندى جمال صالح's blog:
الْيَوْمَ ٣٨
في رحمة العدو
هناك نقلوا من انهارت اجسادهم
لست منهم...حتى الان
نقلوهم كي يتطببوا بأدويتهم
أدوية يبثها العدو كالسم في عروقهم

تحت رحمة عدوي
لا أدري أيهما أصعب على نفسي
كيس الملح الفارغ الذي لعقته مرار ذراته أستجدي
أم عدو يحرس بابي ينتظر انهياري
التفت إلى كيسي الفارغ أملي أن يسبق عدوي لنجدتي
وضعف... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 08:31 • 102 views
Catherine Coulter Catherine Coulter's blog:
Thursday, 25th May -- Can you believe it, May is nearly history and isn't that amazingly scary?
Call me an idiot -- I decided to get every family member coming to the Outer Banks (40 people) each a gift and wrap it -- swim suits, cold shoulder tops for the women -- all sorts of cool stuff for the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 08:26 • 22 views
Hugo Negron Hugo Negron's blog:
Steven Helsel, author of the Black Opal, is going to be a new author appearing at this year’s Gen Con in downtown Indy. His lair will be amongst those of the other scribes of fantasy and fiction (including myself) that will be lurking within the Author’s Avenue, and I was lucky enough to connect... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 08:16 • 60 views
Jessie Donovan Jessie Donovan's blog:
It’s time to see how the dragon clans are doing in Ireland. And just what does a female clan leader have to face when her secret leaks out? Does she even have time for love? Read to find out! Aiding the Dragon is 84,000 words long(!) and is $4.99 USD / £3.99 / €4.99 / AUD/CAD $6.99 or local curre... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 08:15 • 17 views
Matthew Pedersen Matthew Pedersen's blog:

Hello once again, and welcome to another Quotable Thursday post, where quotes from authors and others are presented and used to help us find ways to improve our writing, and thus our careers.



Today, we'll be going the route of the "other" with a quote I was given at my recent graduation ceremony a...

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Published on May 25, 2017 08:13 • 14 views
Kaje Harper Kaje Harper's blog:
Passing along the word - Don't miss the Big Gay Fiction Giveaway this time around - I don't have a book in it, but there are many 5-star reads of mine that are now free here, from "The Magpie Lord" to "Maps" to the 5th Vin Vanbly book of Edmond Manning's Come Back To Me, to the first PsyCop book... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 07:57 • 85 views
Claire M. Banschbach Claire M. Banschbach's blog:
Howdy! The other day I read a blog post about writing misconceptions. One of the top ones was “write what you know”. The author of the blog called out whoever originally said that, and I totally agreed. I mean if you’re to take it literally, you should have had more ridiculous adventures than Ind... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 07:49 • 16 views
Evelyn   Wood Evelyn Wood's blog:
Recently we visited my 97 year old aunt. My daughter and one of my grandsons came too and it was great fun to have four generations together. I made a lamb dhansak (a dish of Persian origin) that has always been a favourite, but I'd never cooked it before. Fortunately, my aunt loves spicy food an... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 07:47 • 41 views
John J. Siefring John J. Siefring's blog:
On May 28 and 29, Amazon.com is sponsoring a Free Kindle Giveaway of AN IMPORTANT DAY. Simply click on the Amazon book page website listed here on my Goodreads Author page during those two days. When you arrive at the website, order the kindle version of my book through your Amazon account and it... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 07:46 • 22 views
Theodore Jerome Cohen Theodore Jerome Cohen's blog:


Hey, Guys and Gals!

I just entered a Flash Fiction competition (both under my own name and under my pen name, Alyssa Devine) with two, 250-word pieces of fiction. The ‘prompt’ was a picture of a bridge.

This is an important contest because not only does winning it depend on votes from the public (Y... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 07:44 • 27 views
Richa Sambhy Mediratta Richa Sambhy Mediratta's blog:
Here I am, finally taking a deep dive into the infinitely interesting blogosphere. Here I am, hoping to transcend all boundaries and connect directly with readers and authors allll around the world. Here I am, hoping that what I write will entertain, maybe even inspire. Here I am, to answer any q... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 07:15 • 16 views
Joseph Max Lewis Joseph Max Lewis's blog:
Friends - Sorry, I just have hysteria fatigue. If you want some widely hysterically reported “facts” that weren’t true, check out this by Victor Davis Hanson. This is really unprecedented.

http://www.nationalreview.com/article...

If you’d like to read the conspiracy thriller “Black Site” for FREE,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 06:39 • 16 views
Riley Sager Riley Sager's blog:
If you read Entertainment Weekly, then you might have seen its recent list of the summer's 20 must-read books. I'm proud to say that FINAL GIRLS was among them, a fact that thrilled me to no end.

But perusing the other books on the list got me thinking about what I'll be reading this summer while... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 10:42 • 17 views
Allan  Thompson Allan Thompson's blog:
Strawberry Monkey has a brand new home online at http://www.mystrawberrymonkey.com

There you will find updates, news and the latest information about our books, as well as fun activities and games for your own cheeky little monkey's. Download the free activities and play along with your kids!

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Published on May 25, 2017 05:48 • 16 views
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