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Robert DeFrank Robert DeFrank's blog:
Got an audio of Cloud Atlas from the library and started reading (er, listening). Cloud Atlas has quickly become one of my favorite movies. We'll see what I think of the book.
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Published on January 31, 2015 02:12 • 1 view
Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld's blog:

My next book comes out September 29, 2015. Eight months from now!


It’s called Zeroes. Like heroes, by not. It’s about six kids with superpowers that kind of suck. It’s the first of a trilogy.


I wrote it with Margo Lanagan and Deb Biancotti, two Australian writers who are close friends of mine. We w...

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Published on January 30, 2015 23:10 • 1 view
Sarah     Elizabeth Sarah Elizabeth's blog:
Misjudged (Book 1 of the Misjudged Series) is on its last day of sale. If you haven't already picked up your copy, now is the time! Amazon are in the midst of changing it back to full price and so there's only a few hours left!
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Published on January 31, 2015 00:52 • 5 views
B.B. Reid B.B. Reid's blog:
Follow the link to participate in the discussion: http://on.fb.me/1BDpt1K

“They started me off small. First it was other kids they wanted me to punish until I made my way up to adults. After two years of murdering I became one of their best. I was a fucking eight-year old kid. I stopped thinking a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 31, 2015 00:30 • 5 views
Garrison Kelly Garrison Kelly's blog:
NAME: Makoto Lionheart
AGE: 18
OCCUPATION: Samurai Clown
CANON: The Macaroni & Ownage Project

Those stats alone should tell you how much of a colorful character Makoto had the potential to be. How many samurai clowns are there in this world? And how many people can genuinely say they were part of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 31, 2015 00:21 • 6 views
Michael Marsters Michael Marsters's blog:
Love transforms a stranger into family.
There is nothing more magical than that.
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Published on January 30, 2015 23:38 • 6 views
Armando Almase Armando Almase's blog:
I've read books of all shapes and sizes. For me, the quality of the content has always been more important than the number of pages contained in the book.

Some books come to mind:

Maus, I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History

Maus, II: And Here My Troubles Began

Both books are powerful. Howeve... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 30, 2015 23:24 • 7 views
Steven L. Sheppard Steven L. Sheppard's blog:
My 14th book is now available. Amazon has just notified me. It's a recently inspired play, that has 12 characters, 6 scenes, 63 pages, 12 hyperlinks in it to music.

I wrote my heart out with this one, and it took me just over a month in order to:

"Andromeda"

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Published on January 30, 2015 23:21 • 7 views
Kim Lehman Kim Lehman's blog:
Hi Readers and Fans!

I've been thrilled with the response to my latest book--FIRST, LAST, AND ALWAYS! I love that you love it. It was one of those books that endured a lot of blood, sweat, and tears.

To show my excitement, I'm getting a little crazy. Wait for it. . . Are you ready?

Between now and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 30, 2015 22:00 • 5 views
Martin Burnett Martin Burnett's blog:
Started writing the sequel to Starchildren this past weekend. I only got about two pages in, but two pages can be a mountains worth when you’re beginning a new project. One thing I’ve noticed this time around is that the words are coming a little bit more confidently. The first book was one thi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 30, 2015 21:49 • 5 views
M.A. Prins M.A. Prins's blog:
This week I danced the WOOHOO jig.

A lovely reader finished my book The Cheating Vines and shared her views on Facebook.

....."this was an awesome book to read, finished last night! My early night turned somewhat into a later one than expected because I just couldn't put it down Need that sequel,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 30, 2015 21:38 • 20 views
Katheryn Maddox Haddad Katheryn Maddox Haddad's blog:
The scripture for today, January 31, is Genesis 1:31 as found in the Old Testament of the Bible:

"God saw all that he had made, and it was very good. And there was evening, and there was morning ~ the sixth day."

Oh how God loves to spoil us! He didn't create a barren earth and then order us to get... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 30, 2015 21:06 • 5 views
C.D. Sweitzer C.D. Sweitzer's blog:
Among the challenges of finishing a novel set roughly in the present time, but written and revised over a period of 20 years or so was the sudden appearance of anachronisms. Fashions, places, and objects that were perfectly contemporary when first written transformed themselves into temporal quir... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 30, 2015 20:57 • 10 views
Adam Graham Adam Graham's blog:
Doc Savage: Python IsleDoc Savage: Python Isle by Will Murray

My rating: 3 of 5 stars


Python Isle is one of Will Murray’s earliest Doc Savage novels. In it, a wild red-haired man encounters pirates, escapes and goes seeking Doc Savage. The pirate Captain is determined stop a message getting to Doc so he contracts with a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 30, 2015 20:28 • 34 views
Warren Fahy Warren Fahy's blog:
Face of the Day - Ocellated turkey: http://www.garykramer.net/data/photos...
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Published on January 30, 2015 20:13 • 7 views
Steven Eggleton Steven Eggleton's blog:
Fear and Loathing in Las VegasFear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


The first time I saw Gilliam’s film adaption of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, was in the summer of ’98. I was 21 and trying to bang this chick, so I decided to take her on the quintessential date –dinner and a movie. Th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 30, 2015 19:59 • 9 views
Jeff McArthur Jeff McArthur's blog:
Pro Bono was sort of my first "real book." I had already done The Table of Truth before then, and had even printed a picture book of my movie Stolen Souls. But Pro Bono was the first book that I really promoted and distributed. It's where I learned how to do everything. Thus, I got a lot of thing... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 30, 2015 19:59 • 8 views
Vivienne Dockerty Vivienne Dockerty's blog:
People have often asked me why I wrote A Distant Dream. It had always been my desire to write a trilogy, a further saga about the Mayo family which began with A Woman Undefeated, based on an Irish ancestor of mine. Someone had asked me what had happened to Molly, the younger sister of Maggie who... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 30, 2015 19:49 • 12 views
Sheena Binkley Sheena Binkley's blog:
Happy Friday everyone!! Just the other day, I was thinking about my two favorite series and thought about if they were turned into movies. With so many books going to this route, any authors would be humbled, but happy to see their vision come to life on the big screen.

If this ever happen (which... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 30, 2015 19:41 • 10 views
Barbara Venkataraman Barbara Venkataraman's blog:
The talented Carrie Lee Martz has been working hard in her recording studio and we now have three more audiobooks to show for it! "I'm Not Talking About You, Of Course," my award-winning book of humorous essays; "Quirky Essays for Quirky People: The Complete Collection", and a short story set in... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 30, 2015 19:34 • 9 views
Margaret Mallory Margaret Mallory's blog:
Thanks to all the readers who entered my giveaway and congrats to Toni, Julie & Lee, who won signed copies of my latest release, THE GIFT: A HIGHLAND NOVELLA!

Now I'm settling back to work on CLAIMED BY A HIGHLANDER, book 2 in my THE DOUGLAS LEGACY series. :)

Margaret
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Published on January 30, 2015 19:14 • 12 views
Jagannath Rao Adukuri Jagannath Rao Adukuri's blog:
Let us list things of that evening . The dusk light flooded, through the tree, this wiry man and his woman as they were winnowing for the day, sifting wheat of gold from its powdered chaff, against a light-powered wind ,in a muscular swing of the male arm, an upturned female face. Their bodies we... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 30, 2015 19:13 • 44 views
Zoltan Istvan Zoltan Istvan's blog:
A new book review of The Transhumanist Wager from The Wave Chronicle: http://wavechronicle.com/wave/?p=4021
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Published on January 30, 2015 19:08 • 7 views
Dylan Saccoccio Dylan Saccoccio's blog:
"Reality and the way most people think the world works are perfect strangers that never have and never will meet."

http://tenminuteinterviews.com/dylan-...

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Published on January 30, 2015 18:46 • 42 views
Lee Rene Lee Rene's blog:
If a writer of prose knows enough about what he is writing about he may omit things that he knows and the reader, if the writer is writing truly enough, will have a feeling of those things as strongly as though the writer had stated them. The dignity of movement of an iceberg is due to only one-e... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 30, 2015 18:32 • 8 views
Kylie Gable Kylie Gable's blog:
My newest book is a bit different. I think for some of my loyal readers, it will be their favorite and for some, I think it'll be a bit of a disappointment. The reason is that I've sort of put a foot into cuckolding. Morgan is a woman unlike any that I have written before. She is clever, manipula... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 30, 2015 18:13 • 8 views
Joy Avery Joy Avery's blog:
CUPID'S ERROR is now available in print!

Grab your copy today! There's nothing like a good love story!
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Published on January 30, 2015 18:00 • 8 views
Tessa Teevan Tessa Teevan's blog:
I've decided that 2015 is the year I branch out. The year I grow. I'm challenging myself to step outside the box, and The Clandestine Trilogy is my first experiment. Check out the prologue here!!

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Also, don't miss this hot teaser trailer!
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I hope y'all will s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 30, 2015 17:59 • 27 views
Erica Danekes Erica Danekes's blog:
I'm sure typing now won't help the cramp any, but it's a sacrifice I'm willing to make because I am on a roll tonight. Its a beautiful rainy afternoon. . . okay evening now and I have a rare free Friday at my disposal. Even more rare, the unruly children who live on the other side of my walls app... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 30, 2015 17:39 • 12 views
Edward Drobinski Edward Drobinski's blog:
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Strange days have found me. Strange days have tracked me down. Being publicly exposed, nothing criminal mind you, has its drawbacks. You know its great to write books and sell almost enough to feed my very teeny cat; but one pays for the high income with regular difficult to decipher messages fro... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 30, 2015 17:27 • 7 views
Josephine McNabb Josephine McNabb's blog:
After waiting for so long, it's here!!! Imperfect Harmony is available to pre-order!

So, why don't you go and check it out on Amazon?

Imperfect Harmony (Blood and Flames, #2) by Josephine McNabb Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 30, 2015 17:21 • 32 views
Lindsay Buroker Lindsay Buroker's blog:

For some indie authors, bundling isa no-brainer. If you have three or more books in a series and plan to write more,then it’s a given thatyou’ll box upthe first three (at least). You’ll work out the numbers, give the reader a buck or two off, and stick the bundle out there into the world.


Of cours...

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Published on January 30, 2015 07:00 • 13 views
Genevieve Valentine Genevieve Valentine's blog:
In which things get noir as hell.



In the wake of Events in the last issue, Selina truly has descended, and this issue is her setting up a Hail Mary pass to do the right thing, about anything, and hoping she can remember the reasons she took on the job to begin with. Plus, we begin to realize she'... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 30, 2015 11:02 • 6 views
Melanie Nilles Melanie Nilles's blog:
Every half dozen years or so, my metabolism slows down. I wish I could hold like I was in my earl twenties, when I could eat anything and look great.

Now that I'm in my 40's, my metabolism is so slow that I struggle to manage my weight, much less lose it. I stay in shape, mostly eat right. I've be... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 30, 2015 16:34 • 8 views
Adi Alsaid Adi Alsaid's blog:


Releasing August 4, 2015.

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Published on January 30, 2015 07:11 • 10 views
Carrie Vaughn Carrie Vaughn's blog:

I’ve been reading Stephen Sondheim writing about art, creating, and writing, and picked out these choice bits. ��From Finishing the Hat: Collected Lyrics (1954-1981).


p. xvii. “Music straitjackets a poem and prevents it from breathing on its own, whereas it liberates a lyric. ��Poetry doesn’t need...

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Published on January 30, 2015 08:46 • 6 views
Daniel Staniforth Daniel Staniforth's blog:

At the tail end of 2014 I came across a book I had been previously been unaware of at a library liquidation sale and bought it for less than the price of a cup of coffee. That the book aroused my curiosity was not surprising, given my history with such things, but the way in which it has shaped m...

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Published on January 30, 2015 11:11 • 11 views
Brian Keene Brian Keene's blog:

Listen for free! In this episode, Brian and Dave interview USA Today bestselling author Robert Swartwood, and discuss J.F. Gonzalez, David B. Silva, Amazon’s Kindle ban of Wrath James White’s new novel, Deadite Press book covers, mainstream disparagement of horror fans, the impending Marvel Comic...

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Published on January 30, 2015 06:22 • 7 views
محمد إلهامي محمد إلهامي's blog:
قال ابن خلدون: «كان ينبغي أن تُلْحَق دولة معاوية وأخباره بدول الخلفاء وأخبارهم؛ فهو تاليهم في الفضل والعدالة والصحبة»لقد كانت الدولة الأموية هي أفضل دول الإسلام بعد دولة الخلافة الراشدة، ولم تأتِ بعدها دولة أفضل منها؛ فلقد اتَّسعت فيها الفتوح ما لم تَتَّسع من قبل، وأعادت فتح ما كان قد خرج من دولة... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 29, 2015 21:40 • 5 views
Dianne Duvall Dianne Duvall's blog:
Happy Friday! It's been a VERY busy week for me.



I finished going over edits for Shadows Strike , Immortal Guardians Book 6. I wrote down a lot of favorite quotes for you while I went over them andalso selected a few excerpts. Can't wait to share them with you!

Next will come the copyedits. The... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 30, 2015 03:28 • 7 views
Mike Philbin Mike Philbin's blog:
in theatres May 22nd 2015

Featuring a screenplay by “Lost” writer and co-creator Damon Lindelof and Brad Bird, from a story by Lindelof & Bird & Jeff Jensen, “Tomorrowland seems to be quite strange and sinister, oh it's Disney again.

TEASER TRAILER:

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Published on January 30, 2015 09:39 • 6 views
Robert B. Reich Robert B. Reich's blog:


The Worst Trade Deal You Never Heard Of

The Trans-Pacific Partnership, now headed to Congress, is a product of big corporations and Wall Street, seeking to circumvent regulations protecting workers, consumers, and the environment. Watch this video, and say “no” to fast-tracking this bad deal for...

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Published on January 30, 2015 09:58 • 5 views
Kim Fielding Kim Fielding's blog:

BoundByGuilt_postcard_front_DSPHi Kim, Thank you so much for arranging a day for me so I can ‘talk’ about something from my past.


It really is hard to believe Bound by Guilt came out so long ago—it was my first published novel in any genre. I am extremely grateful to Dreamspinner for accepting my work and for giving me the best...

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Published on January 30, 2015 00:20 • 8 views
Suzanne Woods Fisher Suzanne Woods Fisher's blog:

Happy Friday, and here’s a laugh to start your day!


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How things change with cellphones . . . .



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Published on January 30, 2015 06:00 • 13 views
Bob Mayer Bob Mayer's blog:

As we learn more about the crash of AirAsia 8501, disturbing similarities to Air France 447 keep popping up.�� It’s now reported that the AirAsia flight was flying into a storm.�� Went into a steep climb.�� Began wobbling, then stalled out.�� And crashed into the ocean, all within three minutes a...

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Published on January 30, 2015 07:21 • 5 views
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