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Nene Davies Nene Davies's blog:
Hellooo book lovers! The cool folk over at Smashwords are running a promotion until 7th March, 2015. If you haven't read Distance or Further, then now would be a good time to head on over to Smashwords and download them. They are currently HALF PRICE! Further is a tiny $2 and Distance, a skinny-m... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 03, 2015 19:52 • 16 views
Lena Nelson Dooley Lena Nelson Dooley's blog:
Dear Readers, I’m thrilled to introduce you to my long-time friend Arlene James. She lived not far from me for years, but then she moved to my home state of Arkansas. We keep in touch through the Internet now. She’s been a successful author for a long time, and you may have read some of her serie... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 03, 2015 07:18 • 1 view
Abby Lynn Pielet Abby Lynn Pielet's blog:
Don't be left out! Join the SUMMER DEY: Dare to be DIFFERENT giveaway from March 3rd to April 2nd. Also, I am currently writing Book 2 of the series,Summer Dey: Dare to Stand Up.
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Published on March 03, 2015 19:46 • 4 views
Robert A. Saul Robert A. Saul's blog:
MCC quote of the day--
"Connectivity. We are all connected to one another. You cannot easily separate one life from another. All our lives intersect. One action of one person can have a profound effect on another without the original person even knowing it." (Section 4 Stay Involved, Chapter 31 Sa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 03, 2015 19:44 • 4 views
Pamela Poole Pamela Poole's blog:
When I created the settings for my novel Painter Place, I knew what I wanted. I drew from my experiences of living in the Charleston, SC area and many visits to the coast north of the city. However, writing almost thirty years from the time of my story, I also knew that many things had changed, e... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 03, 2015 19:37 • 24 views
Misty Griffin Misty Griffin's blog:
This is series I am starting about each chapter of my Memoir( Tears of the Silenced) It is my memoir about my extremely abusive childhood and leaving the Amish. It is my hope to educate the public and give a first hand account on how these secretive religions are allowed to get away with such hor... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 03, 2015 19:37 • 20 views
James Kraus James Kraus's blog:
The Forester

EXCERPT A:

Sara and I were walking through a forest. Sunlight dappled wild flowers, ferns, and moss that grew around the base of fir, hemlock, and cedar. The day was warm and bright and we stopped to pick blueberries and raspberries. We also ate a substance that grew on rocks that had... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 03, 2015 20:15 • 1 view
Willie Lavoy Allison Willie Lavoy Allison's blog:
I have one copy of Black Eagle Volume One: Missions of the First Stealth Helicopter. I know that I haven't been on much lately my dad just went through his first round of Kemo. The strange thing is that it is for lung cancer and it hasn't made me try to quit smoking myself.
Doctor said that dad's... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 03, 2015 19:34 • 24 views
Jason  Parent Jason Parent's blog:
Hmmm... I think my title sums it up pretty nicely. I'm digging the artwork of Mike Tennebrae on the Dead Roses cover. If you'd like your own autographed, limited edition hardcover or paperback, they can only be purchased through the Light Brothers website, found here...

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Published on March 03, 2015 19:27 • 6 views
Robin E. Mason Robin E. Mason's blog:
BOOK REVIEW – DANDELIONS FOR DINNER by VALERIE COMER



This is my second happy venture into the delightful fictional world of Valerie Comer. While her stories incorporate some not-so-happy life circumstances and events, her telling of them is cozy and light.

Ms. Comer has created a tightly knit worl... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 03, 2015 19:25 • 6 views
K.A. Tucker K.A. Tucker's blog:
It's March 3rd! That means that BECOMING RAIN is now available in stores!Reviews so far have been fantastic and thatmakes me very happy. This book required a lot of researchinto a world and a mindset thatI havevery little experience with.I hope readers see and appreciate the complexity involved... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 03, 2015 06:39 • 6 views
Jennifer Leighton Jennifer Leighton's blog:


"Angel Fallen", an erotic romance novella by Jennifer Leighton

Coming April 2015

When Garon gets the news he's about to be transferred to a new assignment, his entire world comes crashing down around him, for as a guardian angel, a new charge can only mean one thing.

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Published on March 03, 2015 20:21 • 2 views
Aliza Licht Aliza Licht's blog:
Aliza Licht Leave Your Mark  Land Your Dream Job. Kill It in Your Career. Rock Social Media. by Aliza Licht
I often walk into my closet and stand there completely helpless. I will admit that the sea of black doesn’t help the issue (sorry I’m not sorry), but beyond that, it sometimes feels daunting to decipher what is going to fit on a particular day. To be clear, I’m not a size 2 kind of gi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 03, 2015 19:21 • 6 views
Keira Andrews Keira Andrews's blog:

I’m at Joyfully Jay’s with a cover reveal for A Way Home, the third book in my gay Amish romance trilogy. Check out the cover and the very first excerpt, and you can also enter to win one of three free ARCs (advanced reading copies). Easy peasy!


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Contemporay M/M romance A Way Home will be availab...

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Published on March 03, 2015 14:18 • 4 views
Jagannath Rao Adukuri Jagannath Rao Adukuri's blog:
We open the curtains in a way that natural light could pour to put daily bulbs to shame,causing a bog-like air to rise .Light pours to alter a reality.Shards of sunlight play host to an enhanced reality,beyond a table now grasping a newspaper in its steadfast shadows trailing flying dust.

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Published on March 03, 2015 19:09 • 24 views
Benjamin Whitmer Benjamin Whitmer's blog:

To be honest, I distrust most general writing advice. So I give a lot of bad advice in my workshops. I just hope that even though it may be bad, it’s useful to think about. Here’s some of my worst:



I hope you get the chance to watch your entire life disintegrate in one day. There’s no greater gift... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 03, 2015 12:18 • 4 views
Isabel Jordan Isabel Jordan's blog:
It was awesome, so naturally, it was cancelled

I don’t watch television shows until they’ve been renewed for at least a fifth season. Why, you ask?

Because I am a killer of good television.

It’s a documented fact that if I love a show, it will fail to find other viewers and the network will unceremo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 03, 2015 18:56 • 9 views
Michael R. Hicks Michael R. Hicks's blog:

3d-first-contact-150wIt’s been ages since I’ve held a free giveaway, soit’s past time to do another one and have a little fun! The prizes this time will be a $50 gift card to the book retailer of your choice (e.g., Amazon, Barnes & Noble, etc.) for first prize, and two $20 gift cards for the runners-up.


The only c...

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Published on March 03, 2015 09:05 • 8 views
Tyler Cowen Tyler Cowen's blog:

1. The New Rambler, a new book review journal, edited by Eric Posner, Arian Vermeule, and Blakey Vermeule, looks very good plus I owe them a review.


2. Toulouse School of Economics magazine (pdf).


3. WaPo covers the best places to visit internationally, now that the dollar is stronger.


4. How much d...

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Published on March 03, 2015 11:29 • 6 views
Derek Landy Derek Landy's blog:
As a treat, and to help you pass the time until I announce the title of the new book, the kindly folks at Harper Collins have come up with something that thrills me to the very core — a throwback to my childhood love of video arcades and all things Space Invaders...

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Published on March 03, 2015 08:08 • 11 views
Beverly Stowe McClure Beverly Stowe McClure's blog:
Finding ThorFinding Thor by Kai Strand

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


Have you ever met someone that fascinated you, yet confused you at the same time? Someone that one moment is kissing you, sending chill bumps through your body, then the next moment he’s ignoring you, as if he doesn’t know who you are?

In FINDING T... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 03, 2015 18:32 • 6 views
Heidi Ruby Miller Heidi Ruby Miller's blog:
BOOKS

My husband and some friends are in this one!

Diner Stories: Off the Menu is a collection of exciting stories and real tales, all serving up a fantastic fare about the one place we all know, love to go to, and enjoy no matter your walk of life. Cozied up inside this collection are people wh... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 03, 2015 09:46 • 7 views
Walter Mosley Walter Mosley's blog:

Pick up these genre-bending works to indulge your lust for the unbelievable, without committing to a 14-part novel series


By Tiffany Gilbert, TimeOut New York


Inside a Silver Box Inside a Silver Box


This new sci-fi adventure is ripe with artificial intelligence, malevolent beings from another world and a race to s...

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Published on March 03, 2015 17:09 • 1 view
Sean Gibson Sean Gibson's blog:
People who read give me hope for humanity.

That's not to say that I don't like people who don't read, mind you--if that were the case, I'd have approximately 89% fewer friends (sadly). But, one of the true joys of this self-publishing odyssey has been seeing how incredibly supportive and generous... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 03, 2015 18:23 • 36 views
Linda Rawlins Linda Rawlins's blog:
"You can make anyone a reader if you match them up with the right book" - Mary Logue writing as Mary Lou Kirwin in Killer Librarian
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Published on March 03, 2015 18:15 • 5 views
C.J. Anderson C.J. Anderson's blog:
"Are those real reindeers?" said Anise.
"Yes," said Lauren.

She aimed the pistol at the herd and locked the sight on the largest deer. He was an adult bull and easily weighed five-hundred pounds. An arctic king. His fur was dark grey with a patch of white covering his neck and chest. Lauren looked... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 03, 2015 17:49 • 5 views
Michael   Potts Michael Potts's blog:
I enjoy Southern fiction, especially Southern Gothic and Southern horror. Eccentric characters in Southern fiction are not hard to find because eccentric people in the South are not hard to find. The same tends to be true of New England, and it is no surprise that New England and the South have p... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 03, 2015 17:44 • 4 views
Todd Klein Todd Klein's blog:

TriggerWarningNeil Gaiman is someone I’ve been working with since 1988, not continuously, but regularly. I love his writing, and he’s a friend, so this is hardly an unbiased review, more a report on favorites.


When I was young, I read lots of short stories, including the entire contents of several monthly scien...

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Published on March 03, 2015 16:35 • 5 views
Laura Gilfillan Laura Gilfillan's blog:
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Published on March 03, 2015 17:25 • 5 views
Matthew Alan Matthew Alan's blog:
With the book signing here in Pittsburgh this Saturday, and a 99 cent sale underway for the e-book version of "What We Leave Behind", I thought I would post one of my favorite scenes from the book (early on in chapter 2 - so not really a spoiler)...hope it makes you want to read more. Have a grea... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 03, 2015 17:23 • 8 views
Kieran Scott Kieran Scott's blog:


Look what came home from school with B yesterday! It’s @mdnorthrop! @scholastic

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Published on March 03, 2015 16:30 • 2 views
Philip   Dodd Philip Dodd's blog:
My light-hearted science fiction story, Klubbe the Turkle and the Golden Star Coracle, will be published by Publish Nation soon, hopefully before the end of April, 2015. The origin of my Klubbe story is a tiny toy turtle I found in the house I once lived in when I lived in Newcastle in 1983, desi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 03, 2015 16:52 • 9 views
Jennifer   Wilson Jennifer Wilson's blog:
So fellow author Valerie Tejeda posted her vision of her characters and asked other authors to do the same. I loved her casting and was so excited to see I am not the only writer who does this!

You will notice my main character, Phoenix, is the only one without a real photo. No matter how much I s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 03, 2015 16:50 • 7 views
Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente's blog:

The fourth book in the Fairyland series, The Boy Who Lost Fairyland, is out today!


Yes, that is a boy and Chicago and a knitted wombat on the cover. Do not fear! This is still a series about September and her adventures in Fairyland, and you will absolutely find out what happened after the admitt...

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Published on March 03, 2015 07:40 • 9 views
Billy Jolie Billy Jolie's blog:
For those that expressed interest, my latest novel, The Tear Collectors, is now available for Kindle download. Head over to Amazon.com. It's just .99 cents!
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Published on March 03, 2015 16:20 • 8 views
Matthew Dicks Matthew Dicks's blog:

1. Email is almost always a means of informal communication. As such, you can dramatically decrease the amount of time spent with email with short, efficient replies like, ‘Thanks” and “Understood” and “Agreed” and “Got it.” Dispense with formalities whenever possible and increase efficiency.


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Published on March 03, 2015 03:57 • 6 views
Paulo Coelho Paulo Coelho's blog:
Many centuries ago, in the days of the samurais, a text was written in Japan on the spiritual art of wielding the sword: “Impassive comprehension”, also known as “The Treatise of Tahlan”, the name of the author (a fencing master and Zen monk). Below are an extract that I have adapted: Finding the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 03, 2015 16:01 • 18 views
Lorelei James Lorelei James's blog:

The next book in my Mastered series, UNRAVELED releases today! Isn’t the cover gorgeous? And so far, the reviews for what’s inside have been outstanding too! Check it out — buy links are below or look for it in Target!


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#Unraveled


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Published on March 03, 2015 14:17 • 16 views
Saundra Mitchell Saundra Mitchell's blog:

Welcome to the official website for Saundra Mitchell! I’m the author of SHADOWED SUMMER, THE VESPERTINE, THE SPRINGSWEET, THE ELEMENTALS and MISTWALKER. I’m the editor of the YA anthology DEFY THE DARK. I’m also the author of WHILE YOU’RE AWAY, writing as Jessa Holbrook, and WILD, writing as Alex...

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Published on March 03, 2015 15:02 • 10 views
Paula   Rose Paula Rose's blog:
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers | Published: March 1, 2015 | Format: eBook (224 pages) | ASIN: B00TG0KAAU | Origin: NetGalley


Nowhere to Hide by Sigmund BrouwerNowhere to Hide






Thoughts:

In Nowhere to Hide, Sigmund Brouwer pens a young-adult thriller that is hard to put down!

From the moment that William Lyon Mackenzie King sen... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 03, 2015 16:19 • 14 views
John Choquette John Choquette's blog:
Burlwood Forest strikes again! Or, you know, something like that...Check out this AWESOME review of your new favorite book by the incredibly famous and talented Adventures of Frugal Mom!

http://adventuresfrugalmom.com/burlwo...

Don't have Burlwood Forest yet? It's available on Amazon.com for both... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 03, 2015 16:07 • 8 views
Bob Mayer Bob Mayer's blog:

Yes, we all say it, but a perusal of blogs, articles, and conference schedules show a focus on eBooks, social media, marketing, promotion, formatting, cover design and much less on learning the craft of writing. Everyone is asking ���How, in this flood of content, can I sell books?��� And the ans...

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Published on March 03, 2015 07:25 • 9 views
Leila Sales Leila Sales's blog:

I already have a number of book events lined up for this year. I’ll announce even more events down the line, but for now I wanted to tell you everything I know. I would love to see you at any of these bookstores, libraries, and festivals!


Wednesday, March 18, 7pm

The Astoria Bookshop in Queens, New...

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Published on March 03, 2015 08:58 • 12 views
Melissa McShane Melissa McShane's blog:
On my blog--a story about history, weird facts, and secret motivations.
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Published on March 03, 2015 16:02 • 12 views
Angela Slatter Angela Slatter's blog:

ursulakleguin-200This is an extract from Ursula Le Guin’s review of Ishiguro’s Buried Giant, and I think it sums up very well some of the problems that occur when lit writers assume writing genre is an easy thing.


“A wild country inhabited by monsters, an old couple who must leave their home without knowing exactl...

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