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Billy Ray Chitwood Billy Ray Chitwood's blog:
Tilt

Posted on August 21, 2014 by Billy Ray Chitwood

Tilt

Smoking was not allowed in the dimly lit arcade but the scent of marijuana was strong, carried in by its users, the odor clinging to the clothes, mixing with body sweat, cheap perfume, after shave, and competitive fear emanating from the play... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 21, 2014 12:07 • 28 views
Jonathan Green Jonathan Green's blog:
It might be more than seven years since my first Ulysses Quicksilver novel was published, but there are still readers discovering it for the first time. One such is Black Library fan Abhinav Jain.

"Unnatural History is an extremely fun and fast-paced action-adventure... We have Charles Babbage’s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 21, 2014 01:00 • 1 view
Neil D. Ostroff Neil D. Ostroff's blog:
It’s been an interesting week for me and my books. First, I’m involved in a review program with Choosy Bookworm.com. So far nearly thirty copies of DROP OUT and about ten copies of THE END TIME have been sent to anonymous reviews who promise to post an honest review on Amazon and Goodreads in exc... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 21, 2014 11:42 • 2 views
Joel M. Hoffman Joel M. Hoffman's blog:
With the nearing launch date for The Bible's Cutting Room Floor , I'm pleased to inaugurate my blog here on Goodreeds, which I'll use to post information about the book and to send updates from the road as I embark on a series of book tours. (Want to join a book tour? Start here.)

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Fiona Staples Fiona Staples's blog:


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Daniel Villalobos Daniel Villalobos's blog:

Hay que escarbar muy atrás, hasta la legendaria y olvidada Los monstruos (1963) de Dino Risi, para encontrar un filme de episodios que pulse las teclas de ferocidad, humor negro y asco social que se cuelan en las seis historias de la nueva película del argentino Szifrón. Creador de la serie Los s...

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Published on August 21, 2014 06:18 • 2 views
Bey Deckard Bey Deckard's blog:

People always want to get inside my head. Women more than men,but they both say the same sorts of things:

“What’s going on in your head?”

“I want to see what you see.”

“Can I takea look inside your brain.”

“Give me a look into your mind…”


Went out the other night with friends to pub quiz. Got asked a...

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M.J.   Stevens M.J. Stevens's blog:

If you follow my Facebook, then you will know that my proofs for DIVIDED came yesterday! They’re so pretty. It’s great to see your book in print before you order to check for mistakes and printing errors. I am really excited to have these books here. I can officially start my preparations for Sup...

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Published on August 20, 2014 14:15 • 2 views
Amy Heugh Amy Heugh's blog:
Hey Readers

I've posted a YA readers survey on my website, so I can get into your brain. Check it and tick away.

http://www.amyheugh.com/?p=185
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Published on August 21, 2014 11:00 • 17 views
Carol Munt Carol Munt's blog:
A veces, y solo a veces, una simple escena, un solo verso perdido entre la multitud de un poema o la cadente melodía de una voz lejana son suficientes para despertar en mí las ganas de crear una historia. Entonces comienzo a hilar imágenes, a coser con esmero los distintos pedazos aislados que su... Read more of this blog post »
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Amanda Hough Amanda Hough's blog:
Find my latest post at
https://www.progressivedits.com/Blog/...
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Kennedy Ryan Kennedy Ryan's blog:

So…there is a prologue for WHEN YOU ARE MINE, book 1 in my Bennett series, that ended up on the cutting room floor. I have shared a snippet of it below, but the FULL prologue is only posted here for members of my KENNEDY RYAN BOOKS group on Facebook, where we discuss my books, I share secret stuf...

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Hilary Thompson Hilary Thompson's blog:
QwertyePublish or Bust!My local libraries are teaming together to form something very cool...and I was lucky enough to get in on the ground floor with this program.
Recently, I was able to host free, open-to-public author events at Daviess County Public Library and Henderson County Public Library. Bot... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 20, 2014 17:48 • 8 views
Nick Leghorn Nick Leghorn's blog:


Making talking head Don Lemon look like a gibbering buffoon is a little like making Kate Upton look breathtakingly attractive. Both endeavors require virtually no preparation, planning or significant effort. During this priceless clip in which CNN’s prattling presenter attempts … Continue Reading...

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Published on August 21, 2014 08:00 • 1 view
Samuel J. Vega Samuel J. Vega's blog:

Fall is coming, probably quicker than most of us would like. I, however, am quite fond of the cooling weather, nature’s painting of the leaves, and the ever present smell of pumpkin-flavored-everything in the air.


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Perhaps I think fondly of this time of year most of all because it is when I tend t...

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Published on August 20, 2014 12:21 • 8 views
Catherine Coulter Catherine Coulter's blog:
Thursday, 21st: Good morning, good morning, what a lovely day -- no, it's more gorgeous than lovely, I think. It's all foggy and cool and the cats are yelling their heads off to go outside and try to find their way through all the thick gray soup.

We're having our big football pool beginning the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 21, 2014 10:32 • 2 views
Danie Ware Danie Ware's blog:
Hula DalekThere are some unwritten rules to bring a bookseller at a Con. For example: you'll hear the following phrases many times over the course of a weekend: 'I've got too many books at home, I can't buy any more', 'I can't buy books, there's no space in my luggage', or the slightly more extreme, 'If I... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 21, 2014 10:28 • 7 views
David  Whelan David Whelan's blog:
I'll start off today with a rememberance to Albert Reynolds, who has passed away today. Albert Reynolds has played a key role in Irish politics having held the office of Taoiseach and he also played an integral part in the peace talks that led to the Good Friday agreement.
He also ran for presiden... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 21, 2014 10:25 • 17 views
Amy  Baker Amy Baker's blog:
THE JUNIOR BRIDESMAID IS ON SALE NOW!
For a limited time, this romantic comedy will be available for $0.99.
Happy reading!
:)
The Junior Bridesmaid by Amy  Baker Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 21, 2014 10:19 • 2 views
J.D. Estrada J.D. Estrada's blog:


Life is so much more than a series of milestones.When I listen to some people, they think that happiness and satisfaction are attained by checking items off a list.

Graduate high schoolGraduate collegeGet a jobGet a retirement planGet marriedGet a dogBuy a houseHave childrenPut them through high... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 20, 2014 19:27 • 7 views
Laura Strutt Laura Strutt's blog:

As part of her Seaside Blog tour, Elyse Major of Tinkered Treasures and author of beautiful seaside-themed crafting book, Seaside Tinkered Treasures, she has stopped in past toshare her love for the beach and how the seaside at summertime can be an endless creative inspiration!


♥ – ♥ – ♥


Elyse Major


There’s...

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Published on August 20, 2014 17:00 • 2 views
Cheryl Matthynssens Cheryl Matthynssens's blog:
It is amazing, one year ago I had not yet attempted to publish Outcast though I was talking about it given that my first children's book was well received. Now, almost ten months later, I have given notice to become a full time writer and stop working as a counselor. This blip in the road with my... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 21, 2014 10:04 • 2 views
Molli Moran Molli Moran's blog:


I can’t swear this is exactly how it happened, but this is how it felt. – Joey Potter



In the last days of 2012, I did two things that even though I didn’t know it at the time, would make my 2013 amazing: I started writing again, and I did Susannah Conway’s Unraveling the Year Ahead Workbook. I did...

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Published on August 21, 2014 06:00 • 2 views
Becky Wicks Becky Wicks's blog:



“The haters gonna hate, hate, hate. / Baby I’m just gonna shake, shake, shake / Shake it off.”


YES, thank you Taylor Swift, for addressing what a lot of us have to deal with every day. The haters. The trolls.


I’ve been having this conversation more and more lately, mostly with other writers becaus...

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Published on August 20, 2014 22:45 • 4 views
S.L. Beaumont S.L. Beaumont's blog:

Begin AgainThe other night, I saw the movie Begin Again, starring Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo and the lovely Adam Levine. The story follows the lives of Gretta, who finds herself alone in New York following the departure of her newly successful musician boyfriend, played by Levine, and Dan, a washed up re...

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Published on August 20, 2014 23:29 • 3 views
Harry Whitewolf Harry Whitewolf's blog:
Wanna know more about what makes a Whitewolf tick? Then check out these two interviews I did recently, with the lovely people of both Book Reader Magazine and Awesomegang.com.

http://bookreadermagazine.com/feature...

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Published on August 21, 2014 10:00 • 3 views
Ambra Celeste Ambra Celeste's blog:
I call upon dark oozing clouds
Billow above me
Loud thunders
Sky splitting bolts
In this dry land
I have been waiting for you
Cascade your Divine tears
Wash away my guilt
My fears
Cleansing rain downpour over me
Strip away the tainted mud
Of envy
And jealousy
As the moonlight’s kiss grazes my skin
I submer... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 21, 2014 09:46 • 26 views
Chanel Cleeton Chanel Cleeton's blog:

BOOK & AUTHOR INFO:

Captured LovebyJuliana Haygert

Publication date: November 2014
Genres:Contemporary,New Adult,Romance

Synopsis:

Warning: strong language, sex scenes
Word count: ~70,000

It’s been four years since twenty-year-old Jessica Hayes has been home, but when she discovers her father is...

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Published on August 21, 2014 06:19 • 11 views
E.R. Baine E.R. Baine's blog:
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Published on August 21, 2014 09:40 • 27 views
Phillip K. Frye Phillip K. Frye's blog:
The Armadillo Egg is a uniquely American culinary twist on the European Scotch Egg. Consequently, the flavors are a bit bolder. I prefer these smoked but they can be baked with good results.


Ingredients:

1 pound ground chuck roast
4 large jalapeño peppers (I prefer the fully ripe, red jalapeño but g... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 21, 2014 09:39 • 24 views
D. B. Patterson D. B. Patterson's blog:
I’m excited to announce the launch of my new Southern fiction novel for adults, Perdido River Bastard . I spent nine years crafting a story about myths and sins, memory and history, secrets and lies, life and death, magic and mystery, rebirth and redemption, good and evil—all the sublime beauty... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 21, 2014 09:52 • 14 views
Elizabeth Gilbert Elizabeth Gilbert's blog:

"JUST FREAKING ASK."


Here, my dears, is a small article I wrote recently in O Magazine, about learning how to ask for what you really, really want…


I hope you enjoy it!


Here goes:
http://bit.ly/1q2DROa


Onward,
LG




via Elizabeth Gilbert’s Facebook Wall


The post “JUST FREAKING ASK.” Here, my dears,...

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Published on August 21, 2014 08:19 • 5 views
Scott A. Butler Scott A. Butler's blog:
Greetings fellow Goodreaders,

Just sharing a quick sneaky peeky at the post-apocalyptic piece I am currently working on.

What on earth could be happening here? ;)




Watch this space.
This space right here --><--

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Published on August 21, 2014 09:31 • 18 views
Glen Craney Glen Craney's blog:

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J.L. Paul J.L. Paul's blog:
No Strings is coming along great. I've been working almost nonstop lately and hope to have it finished in the next few days. I'm not sure if I will start working on Stepping up to the Plate next or another new story. I can't worry about that at this moment, though, because I really want to wrap u... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 21, 2014 09:25 • 10 views
Alexa Bigwarfe Alexa Bigwarfe's blog:

Unlike our horrible, terrible, no good first day of Kindergarten, and a rough start to first grade, second grade is smooth sailing so far! katbiggie on Google+


The post 1st Day of 2nd Grade {Wordless Wednesday} appeared first on No Holding Back.

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Published on August 20, 2014 14:17 • 10 views
Anna Belfrage Anna Belfrage's blog:

This post is about a man who wanted to become a medicine man – or at least that’s how I understand it, based on the little snippets of info I’ve gathered. Being blessed with a rich imagination, the huge blank spots not covered by what I’ve read have been filled in by yours truly.


Scultze winter streamYoung man sits i...

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Published on August 21, 2014 08:13 • 11 views
Kandi Steiner Kandi Steiner's blog:
If you’re a fan of my Facebook page, then you’re no stranger to #WritingWednesday. Every week, I post a challenge for my readers – a challenge to set my word goal for that evening. Usually, the post asks readers to...
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Published on August 21, 2014 09:01 • 10 views
Alexandra Adornetto Alexandra Adornetto's blog:
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Lisa  Crane Lisa Crane's blog:
If you're reading this, I probably count you as a friend. We may have never met in person, and unless you come to Texas, we probably never will. (I'm a homebody.) But we may have met through my books, your books, our children, a mutual friend ... bingo, lol. One way or another we are friends in p... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 21, 2014 09:14 • 29 views
Audrey Niffenegger Audrey Niffenegger's blog:

Recently, Audrey spoke at the World Science Fiction Convention (Loncon 3) in London. The following is a review from The Bookseller – the original posting can be found here:


Audrey Niffenegger is writing a sequel to her best-selling debut novelThe Time Traveler’s Wife(Vintage).


The sequel is one o...

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Kaye Dacus Kaye Dacus's blog:
I discovered today that I’m not alone in how I feel about writing a first draft vs. rewriting/editing: “I enjoy rewriting much more than I do first drafts. Rewriting, at least you have something to work with. I find writing first drafts extremely difficult.” – George R.R. Martin Read more about w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 21, 2014 08:28 • 7 views
Jacqueline E. Smith Jacqueline E. Smith's blog:

Hi, friends!


Well, after writing that lovely post about getting back to work and being a responsible adult… I’m off to California! My best friend from high school lives out in San Francisco, so I’m going to spend a few days out there, seeing sea lions, drinking wine, and having an all around good...

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Published on August 20, 2014 12:56 • 13 views
Damian Bloodstone Damian Bloodstone's blog:
This is something that I have shown only to select people until now. It isn't the normal sex romp style for Horny Hump Day, but reminds us of why we even care about a hump day at all. Sometimes love is the cruelest of all emotions.
Broken HeartBy Damian Bloodstone (damianbloodstone@gmail.com)Copyr... Read more of this blog post »
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Kelley Armstrong Kelley Armstrong's blog:

Visions contest #4. This time, I’ll give away a signed copy of your choice of covers (US, UK, Canadian).


To enter, e-mail the answer to the following question to contest@kelleyarmstrong.com Deadline: midnight EST Friday Aug 22, when one winner will be drawn from all correct entries and the winner...

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T.A. Uner T.A. Uner's blog:

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So the other day I established why I wrote The Leopard King Saga, an epic tale set against the backdrop of Ancient Rome, utilizing a unique magic system and world-building.


As I stated in my earlier post, my muse was pushing me to write this tale. I drew up an outline for the series and decided o...

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Heidi Schulz Heidi Schulz's blog:

I was obsessed with witches and magic as a girl. Kid-me would have read today’s book ragged. Kid-me would have also told adult-me to hurry up and tell you about the book! Today, we are in the middle with Lauren Magaziner and her magical debut, The Only Thing Worse than Witches:


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Roald Dahl meets...

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Published on August 21, 2014 07:00 • 16 views
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