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R. Joseph Hoffmann R. Joseph Hoffmann's blog:
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In the old story
she is taken captive by a witch
(or was it her mother?)
because she is beautiful
and is thrown into a filthy room.
To make matters worse the witch
forbids her water for bathing
and, lest she should escape, a broom.

She asks for soap--a bar--
The hag gives her a sliver
saying This will go... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 03, 2015 03:57 • 21 views
Carin Siegfried Carin Siegfried's blog:
Teaser Tuesdays is hosted by A Daily Rhythm.

Grab your current read. Open to a random page. Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page. BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!) Sha... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 30, 2015 03:01 • 1 view
Kyle Michel Sullivan Kyle Michel Sullivan's blog:
After a rough 9 day trip that was anything but a vacation, I'm home and well-napped and ready to get back to writing my next project. I'd taken Underground Guy and Carli's Kills with me to work on...and barely got a decent outline done for UG. That was on the trip down to Florida; from then on I... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 01, 2015 20:45 • 4 views
Noël Cades Noël Cades's blog:

If you think you’ve read it all and seen it all, you probably haven’t. These are some of the top-ranked student-teacher relationship serials on Wattpad:

In Too Deep (A Student-Teacher/ Arranged Marriage story)

“Sunshine, I’m your husband and you have to be okay with kissing me.” Roy said, his v...

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Published on July 01, 2015 05:56 • 2 views
Renae Kaye Renae Kaye's blog:
Picture Well? Whaddya you think?

Personally, I adore it. Bree Archer is the wonderful artist who made this for me, and I think she does a brilliant job.

I suppose I should give you a blurb too.

Davo’s a pretty average guy. He has a decent job, owns his own home, and spends his weekends at the pub. He fu... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 03, 2015 03:01 • 12 views
Gabby Bess Gabby Bess's blog:

Everyone’s always like, “Be your best self!” And that drives me bananas, because when you’re not, it makes you feel really bad. And so someone asked me the other day, “When are you your best self?” and I said, “When I make space for my worst self.” Like if you ask yourself, “How long will it tak...

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Published on June 30, 2015 08:12 • 1 view
Ana Katzen Ana Katzen's blog:
Lolita Saga, luz de mi vida, fuego de mis frikientrañas.


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En Saga seguimos la historia de Alana y Marko, una pareja que encuentra el amor entre el caos de la guerra y forma una familia con el nacimiento de su hija. Su objetivo: dejar todo atrás, arriesgando todo lo que tienen en su vida pa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 30, 2015 16:05 • 1 view
Dawn Brower Dawn Brower's blog:

Dawn Brower:

This is an very disturbing and happening far to often. I’ve had reviews on my books go poof because Amazon determined I knew the reviewer…not the case. Just because I have a social interaction with a reader in a facebook event does not mean I “know” them. This is just one way that I...

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Published on July 01, 2015 22:07 • 1 view
Nádia Batista Nádia Batista's blog:

Pois é caros leitores, vou de férias. Afinal não são em Agosto, são em Julho e são já amanhã! Imaginam a minha felicidade? :)
Vou de férias de tudo. Dia 15 volto, com muitas opiniões por escrever, pois tenciono ler sem parar nesta primeira quinzena do mês. Uma leitura conjunta pelo meio e tal...... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 30, 2015 01:00 • 4 views
James Garside James Garside's blog:

Why can’t writers sell their books, that they’ve agonized & slaved over, sometimes for years, for the price of a cup of coffee?


— Oceanista-1 (@AdeleSGray) June 13, 2015



Because our consumer society values coffee higher than books. People buy what they want — be that coffee or books. https:...

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Published on June 29, 2015 09:58 • 2 views
Christoph Paul Christoph Paul's blog:

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Art and Sexuality is a complex dance. Sexual Persoane and the fetish of the object is a conversation nature and the arts have had with each other since cave paintings. Procreation is only half the story and imagination tells the other half.


Pop Culture has had a fun love affair with sexualizin...

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Published on June 29, 2015 15:47 • 1 view
F.E. Feeley Jr. F.E. Feeley Jr.'s blog:
Back when I was in the Detroit Hilton, scattered brained and thoughts so numb my contemporaries and Nouveau Riche sisters shuffled along antiseptic smelling hallways towards destinations I couldn’t even begin to fathom. BAck in that Detroit Hilton Medicated with a drug that melted on my tongue a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 29, 2015 22:39 • 1 view
W.S. Long W.S. Long's blog:


#LoveIsLove #LoveWins

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Published on July 02, 2015 03:52 • 4 views
K. French K. French's blog:
Do soul mates really exist?
I would like to know what the general consensus is. Do you believe that soul mates really exist? We are each guilty, no one more so than I, of reading romance novels and getting carried away with the notion of a deep and powerful connection between two characters, but I... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 03, 2015 02:51 • 20 views
Chris Hechtl Chris Hechtl's blog:
I received an email this morning from Jory's sister stating he was in a bad fall. Apparently Mike was also notified as well.

Jory was involved in a horrible work accident earlier today when he was repairing brick on a 4 story building when the scaffolding system caved in and collapsed to the groun... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 01, 2015 06:21 • 5 views
Amanda S. Green Amanda S. Green's blog:

I just received the following response to my question about whether those who download a book through the Kindle Unlimited program would belisted as a“verified purchase” for review purposes.


Hi,


I hope this email finds you well!


I see you’d like to know if KOLL/KU sales are allowed to leave rev...

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Published on July 02, 2015 19:23 • 1 view
Graham Edwards Graham Edwards's blog:

Detail of Satan from The Temptation of Christ, ca. 1500. Engraving, 22.6 x 16.9 cm. C. 150 - via Wikimedia CommonsSome people seem to think that, just because a novelis labeled as fantasy or crime, romance or historical, it should be devoid of horror. “I liked your book,” they say, “except for that nasty bit in the middle. Couldn’t you have left that out?”

My responseto any such question is: “No! And thrice...

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Published on July 01, 2015 05:02 • 1 view
Jeanette Larson Jeanette Larson's blog:
Louis Agassiz Fuertes
(Licensed under Creative Commons)Most of us have probably never heard of Louis Fuertes but if you have visited the American Museum of Natural History in New York you have seen his work. Inspired by John James Audubon, Fuertes became known as the Father of Modern Bird Art. Un... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 02, 2015 11:56 • 1 view
Zoltan Istvan Zoltan Istvan's blog:
The World Economic Forum on their site today briefly mentioned my presidential campaign and linked to an interview: https://agenda.weforum.org/2015/07/gr...
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Published on July 03, 2015 02:32 • 1 view
Marc Aplin Marc Aplin's blog:
Ever have one of those days, where you’re just knackered, your concentration and motivation gone? Not a lot of fun, for anyone. It’s a hard one too; when you’re writing, and you know where your story is going, you feel compelled to write, but in a burnt-out state, you’ll just write drivel you’ll... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 29, 2015 23:00 • 3 views
Tahnee Fritz Tahnee Fritz's blog:

I recently began watching this series on TV. I had no idea it was based off of a book until after the first episode. This show has me hooked and confused and I LOVE IT! After the second episode, I got on Amazon and ordered the trilogy to get ahead of the game. Of course, I am a slow reader, but I...

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Published on June 29, 2015 17:50 • 3 views
C.J. Fallowfield C.J. Fallowfield's blog:
Logan Steele, the escort with a heart, has his full box set out today on Amazon.

Save 55% when you buy the set, compared to the individual books and get an exclusive bonus trivia chapter too.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00VR0MJQA
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00VR0MJQA

All eight books of the best selling... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 03, 2015 02:20 • 1 view
Skye Hegyes Skye Hegyes's blog:
Camp NaNoWriMo starts today, and yes, I am participating. If I ever say I’m not, please feel free to point and laugh because more than likely I am lying through my teeth and just plain wrong. Ever since I started participating in NaNoWriMo, I have at least attempted it (minus the year my oldest w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 01, 2015 00:00 • 2 views
Pamela D. Toler Pamela D. Toler's blog:

One of the other places I hang out on the internet is Shelf Awareness for Readers–a very cool review publication that reaches the e-inboxes of avid readers twice a week.* I review new history books, with an occasional excursion into cookbooks or misc. reference works. Some of those reviews find t...

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Published on June 30, 2015 01:40 • 1 view
Olga Godim Olga Godim's blog:

IWSGA post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group


In the 19th century, it was considered impolite not to answer your personal letters. With the advance of electronic mail, the etiquette of correspondence seems to have changed. We all receive dozens of emails – it’s relatively easy to get anyone’s ema...

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Published on July 01, 2015 08:00 • 4 views
Ruth Soukup Ruth Soukup's blog:
Easy White Bean Chili Square 1

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During the dog days of summer I’m all about no-fuss recipes that practically prepare themselves. Thisdelicious white bean chiliwhips up in minuteswith just a few basic ingredients, is crockpot friendly, and makes enough to feed a crowd. It also freezes beautifully which makes it the perfect rec...

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Published on July 01, 2015 06:07 • 1 view
Bethany-Kris Bethany-Kris's blog:


Riding Rebel is on a 99 cents/pence/euros SALE for a limited time.
RidingRebel SALE Blitz
Title: RidingRebelAuthor:Kiru TayeSeries:The Essien Trilogy #3 Genre:Erotic, Contemporary, New Adult, RomancePublicationdate: January 26, 2015

#99cents
#bookblitz #erotic #romance #AfricanAmerican #1click


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Published on July 03, 2015 00:30 • 1 view
Biondy Alfian Biondy Alfian's blog:
Hei, guys. Selamat hari Rabu. Selamat awal bulan. Apakah sudah pada gajian? Sudah atau belum, saya yakin pasti tetap pada nggak bisa berhenti jajan mata buku-buku bagus.

Iya, awal bulan ini saja sudah ada tiga komik yang keluar bersamaan yang pengin saya beli. Belum lagi ada novel-novel yang baru... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 01, 2015 02:00 • 2 views
Anthony Panegyres Anthony Panegyres's blog:
Writers [On Writing]: Annie Proulx

The digging is never done because the shovel scrapes at life itelf. It is not possible to get it all, or even very much of it, but I gather what I can of the rough, tumbling crowd, the lone walkers and the voluble talkers, the high lonesome singers, the messages... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 01, 2015 16:16 • 4 views
Chrys Fey Chrys Fey's blog:

The Insecure Writer's Support Group is a safe place for insecure writers of all kinds.Sign up here:Alex J. Cavanaugh’s Insecure Writer’s Support Group


FIRST...
I joined Twitter on Monday. I tried to follow as many people as I could think of following, so if you're on Twitter, follow me and I'll fo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 01, 2015 03:30 • 3 views
Maija Haavisto Maija Haavisto's blog:

Ready Player One on bestsellerscifiromaani, jota etenkin nörttipiireissä on kehuttu maasta taivaisiin. Se on miellyttänyt myös monia sellaisia ihmisiä, jotka eivät yleensä lue kaunokirjallisuutta. Ihmekö tuo. Siinä on tuttu ympäristö, mutta se on myös – paitsi pelimäinen – myös erittäin elokuvama...

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Published on June 30, 2015 12:40 • 3 views
D.P. Denman D.P. Denman's blog:

So many lessons came out of the recent Q&A debacle on Twitter, it's a buffet of "don't let this happen to you!"


Courtesy of Pixabay


1. If you have a controversial book, it's not a great idea to open the mic for comments in the International Den of Trolls. (Some people call it Twitter.)
2. Unles... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 03, 2015 00:00 • 3 views
Jewel Quinlan Jewel Quinlan's blog:

ADomforPatti-evernightpublishing-jayAheer2015-3Drender (1)When a fleeting encounter with a handsome stranger ignites Patti’s repressed loneliness, she has to admit she longs for the love of a sensual Dom.


Luck is on her side when she goes out for the evening, and meets delicious Cameron in The Club—but is he all that he appears to be?


Cameron’s overwhelmi...

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Published on June 29, 2015 12:00 • 1 view
Jo Ann von Haff Jo Ann von Haff's blog:








Suite au changement de distributeur de L'ivre-Book, Aujourd'hui ne se termine jamais et Pour une poignée de rêves ne sont pas disponibles au format numérique pour le moment sur Amazon. Ils sont toujours disponibles dans la boutique de mon éditeur. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 30, 2015 21:06 • 1 view
R.L. Syme R.L. Syme's blog:

Hey, all!


We’re starting a “street team” of sorts at R.L. Syme and I want to know if you’d like to be a part of it. It will get advanced exclusive access to the books we release, and encourage sharing, posting, engagement, reviewing, etc. We would love to have you if you are interested!


We’re calli...

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Published on July 02, 2015 09:34 • 3 views
Jay Northcote Jay Northcote's blog:

Oops, I’m one day late!


June was an insanely busy month – although mostly a pretty positive one. I had all sorts of family, life-related stuff going on in the background, but managed to stay reasonably focused on writing. This means my WIP is very soon to be an ex-WIP. More on that in the ‘what’s...

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Published on July 02, 2015 08:45 • 3 views
Kelly Lucille Kelly Lucille's blog:
Picture So here we are a new book about to be released. In case you were wondering I took every ones advice for my sci-fi romance series Distant Worlds and hired a professional book cover designer. So now I am an edited, published and professionally designed writer. I feel so official.
So many things are... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 02, 2015 19:29 • 5 views
Angela Meyer Angela Meyer's blog:

I’m delighted to join the Kill Your Darlingsteam as aLiterary Columnist forKillingsfor the remainder of 2015. My column will be:

Investigations into and explorations of literature and writing: literary places, literary lives and works, literary terms and methods, authors’ obsessions and concerns...

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Published on July 03, 2015 00:34 • 4 views
Carrie Elks Carrie Elks's blog:
Welcome to this week’s Romance Writer’s Weekly Blog Hop. If you’ve arrived from Tracy Gee’s blog at LoveExtra.com, hi and thanks for clicking!
This week the multi-talentedXio Axelrodhasasked us the following question:If you weren’t a writer, what other creative career would you most want to try?

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Published on June 30, 2015 09:43 • 1 view
E.J. Lamprey E.J. Lamprey's blog:

I took some flak from a Grumpy Old Man about my dating website blogs. He says I don’t underline the dangers and the risks enough, I make it sound fun. Most singles, he says darkly, are single for good reason, scammers are a real danger, and psychopaths, sociopaths, malignant narcissists, and a wh...

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Published on July 02, 2015 16:23 • 8 views
Deborah Jay Deborah Jay's blog:

1796593_669443539789357_731656816_n Like so many, when ebooks first arrived on the scene I was a bit sniffy about them – “I like a real book,” I said.


I know quite a few who still haven’t succumbed to the electronic reader, though they are a dwindling group.


When I finally embraced the indie revolution and decided to self-publish, i...

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Published on June 30, 2015 11:20 • 1 view
T.A. Uner T.A. Uner's blog:

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Since today is indie writer day I’ll explain why I like to write. Well, for many reasons:through my writing I express myself, my innermost thoughts and experiences. I also like to entertain people. Give them the types of characters that they can learn from and grow. My upcoming YA novel, Gun...

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Published on July 01, 2015 06:23 • 4 views
Dan Miller Dan Miller's blog:

I have been privileged to work with a variety of “experts” over the last few years – helping them leverage their knowledge into real businesses.danmiller


There’s a three part formula any of us can use to clearly state what we do – here’s mine.


I help high potential individuals


Understandand apply their uniqu...

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Published on July 01, 2015 06:00 • 3 views
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