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Ann Leckie Ann Leckie's blog:

“Show, don’t tell” is one of my all time unfavorite of the commonly passed around “rules of writing.”


It’s also one of the most poorly understood. A lot of the “rules” that get handed from writer to writer are just silly. At best they’re applicable to one sort of story, at worst they’re head-scrat...

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Published on May 25, 2015 08:14 • 2 views
Justine Elvira Justine Elvira's blog:
I hope you're all enjoying your Memorial Day if you're here in the states. I have an update for you on Lane One: Devotion. I will be uploading Lane One: Devotion (the last installment of Cassie and Theo's story) this Wednesday, May 27th! It should be live on Smashwords, Amazon, and Barnes&Nob... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2015 12:44 • 1 view
Edward Hoornaert Edward Hoornaert's blog:

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I, EffingFeline, solved last week’s problem in a very satisfying way. If you recall, the bird who was my typist/editor was on strike formore birdseed.I’ll tell you how I did it in a minute.


Last week, we left Marianne, the heroine of Mr. V’s very soon-to-be-released Alien Contact for Kid Sister...

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Published on May 23, 2015 19:08 • 1 view
Sara Raasch Sara Raasch's blog:

Hm, newer Disney favorite…well, I’m afraid I gotta say Tangled! Tho Brave was pretty epic as well. And honestly, I always gotta belt the hell out of Let It Go, so I won’t say no to Frozen either. Basically, just anything Disney, because really.

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Published on May 25, 2015 17:46 • 3 views
B. Roman B. Roman's blog:
The possibility of this happening is greater than the alternate truth. In fact, writers have a greater chance of being rejected over and over than of being struck by the lightning bolt of success. As with any artistic profession, success in writing is a lot of luck, timing, and that serendipitous... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2015 20:21 • 6 views
Cate Ashwood Cate Ashwood's blog:
PictureTwo guys, a train, and lots of steam.

Sam Chancellor has been in love with the steam engine Old Bess since he was six years old. Well, maybe not literally, but even when he’s lost everything else in his life, he’s always had her. But now her place in his heart has been unexpectedly challenged. He... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2015 00:00 • 3 views
Mell Eight Mell Eight's blog:

5/25/15

In case anyone missed the news from last night, I announced the release date for The Oracle’s Sprite. September 30, 2015. It is currently available for pre-order at a 15% discount at LT3. Get your copy today: http://www.lessthanthreepress.com/books
I have also heard about the status of the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2015 06:58 • 1 view
D.A. Cairns D.A. Cairns's blog:
Stop and think for a moment about all the things you think matter: what is important in your life. What things are mountains, and what things are molehills. What trivial little incidents have you turned into monumental catastrophes. What personal disasters have you created because you lack perspe... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2015 03:37 • 1 view
Lance Fortnow Lance Fortnow's blog:
John Nash and his wife Alicia died in a taxi accident, returning from the airport after he received the Abel prize in Norway. The public knew John Nash as the "Beautiful Mind" of book and screen, but we knew him as one of the great geniuses of the 20th century. Rakesh Vohra captures Nash's life a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2015 07:56 • 5 views
J.D. Greear J.D. Greear's blog:

Our elders have been working on a statement explaining the roles God has given to women in the ministries of our church. (The short answer is, “Many!”) That statement is still in the works, but our recent invitation to have Elyse Fitzpatrick share during weekend services has led some to ask...

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Published on May 25, 2015 05:00 • 5 views
Kade Boehme Kade Boehme's blog:

Welcome to the first annual MM Memorial Day Scavenger Hunt! 10 Days, 30 Blogs, and loads of prizes! The rules are simple: At each stop on the tour you'll find a military themed picture with a word or words. Collect the words and figure out the secret phrase (HINT: It's lyrics to a song). Once y... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2015 04:00 • 6 views
Kristy Centeno Kristy Centeno's blog:
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Title: Earth God
Series: The World Aflame Saga #4
Author: Jon Messenger
Published: May 26th, 2015
Publisher: Clean Teen Publishing
Genre: NA Paranormal Romance
Recommended Age: 13+


Synopsis:






THE EARTH GIVES WAY TO THE SEA,
THE SEA BOWS BEFORE THE WIND,
THE WIND FEEDS THE FLAME,
THE FLAME BURNS THE WO... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2015 18:57 • 3 views
M.L. Brennan M.L. Brennan's blog:
Phoenix Comicon -- SOON I WILL BE IN YOU!!!

Phoenix Comicon — SOON I WILL BE IN YOU!!!


It’s a con weekend for me! This is a new con for me, and only the second time I’ve ever done a con off of the East Coast, so I’m pretty excited. I heard a lot of fabulous things about Phoenix Comicon from friends who did it last year (I’ve also heard tha...

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Published on May 25, 2015 09:59 • 6 views
Rob Bignell Rob Bignell's blog:

A recent James Girls Fawn Lockridgeediting client of mine has published her first novel, James Girls. F.J. Stevens urban tale tells the story of Brenda James widow of one of DC's biggest drug dealers who is hell bent on revenge for her husbands brutal murder and sister Melissa "Missy" James a diva extraordinaire who ch...

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Published on May 25, 2015 07:01 • 1 view
Lisa L. Hannett Lisa L. Hannett's blog:
Carousel horses at the Adelaide Fringe Festival a few years ago; can't recall exactly when I took this photo...

Carousel horses at the Adelaide Fringe Festival a few years ago; can’t recall exactly when I took this photo…

A while back, the lovely folks over at This Is Horror asked me to be a part of their podcast series. The result? A reading of ‘Carousel’, the first story in my collection Bluegrass Symph...

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Published on May 25, 2015 17:53 • 4 views
Jagannath Rao Adukuri Jagannath Rao Adukuri's blog:
Lizard comes from below fridge into shadows of saved midnight, agreeing to disagree with stand.

Window is us and lizard in open.The stand is fixated on its fridge.Shadows are dynamic by lizard.

Lizard is dynamic for the insect,fixated on saved midnight light.Window is just a hole in our light .

Ligh...
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Published on May 25, 2015 18:50 • 31 views
Nicole Wolverton Nicole Wolverton's blog:

That white male writers are most often reviewed and wind up winning awards and find themselves on “best of” and “summer reading” lists at places like the New York Times (NYT) is no surprise. It is and has been a white man’s world in many respects for a very long time, primarily because white guys...

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Published on May 25, 2015 11:58 • 3 views
Lexi Ander Lexi Ander's blog:


Hey Guys! I'm participating in a scavanger hunt blog hop that starts today, May 25 and runs through June 3rd. I'm on the very last day (points to schedule). There are a ton of prizes and giveaways going on.
So let's go! The starting blog is BFD Book Blog.
May 25, 2015BFD Book BlogAuthor Cardeno C.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2015 12:00 • 7 views
Яна Франк Яна Франк's blog:
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Published on May 25, 2015 00:27 • 4 views
Cassia Leo Cassia Leo's blog:

To celebrate the upcoming release of The Way We Break, The Way We Fallison sale for 99¢ for a very limited time!

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Support mental health awareness! During the month of May, a portion of the proceeds...

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Published on May 25, 2015 09:21 • 10 views
Jeremy Hooper Jeremy Hooper's blog:

National Organization For Marriage president Brian Brown posted a Memorial Day message, complete with pictures of fallen soldiers' tombstones. Too bad it's all about defeating marriage equality, nondiscrimination protections for LGBT people, and Hillary Clinton:

Screen Shot 2015-05-25 At 9.03.33 PmWe live in a challenging time, o...
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Published on May 25, 2015 18:07 • 1 view
Michelle Gordon Michelle Gordon's blog:

As a writer who relies heavily on technology to write and publish books, I am a massive fan of all the advances in technology that we’ve seen over the last twenty years. I write my books on my iPad, edit and format them on my laptop, publish them on Createspace and Kindle, and then market them on...

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Published on May 25, 2015 03:00 • 1 view
Bruce A. Borders Bruce A. Borders's blog:
Picture First, the bad news: I’m writing this blog post from the side of the road at 3:30 am. I hit a deer with the semi and it took out the radiator, and the bumper, and the grille. Another driver is on his way to get the trailer and a tow truck is coming to take the tractor. And hopefully, they arrive... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2015 00:29 • 6 views
Alvi Syahrin Alvi Syahrin's blog:


Selama ini, saya takut menceritakan dan membagikan mimpi-mimpi yang saya idamkan di media sosial.

Semuanya selalu saya sembunyikan, saya tutup-tutup rapat, dan, rencananya, akan saya bagikan ketika sudah sukses saja nanti. Hal-hal semacam ini hanya saya bagikan kepada beberapa orang terdekat, sek... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 04, 2015 08:41 • 7 views
J.A. Huss J.A. Huss's blog:

GIVEAWAY and EXCERPT from Always Yours, Baby

GIVEAWAY and EXCERPT from Always Yours, BabyAlways Yours, Baby Airicka Phoenix
Published on May 25, 2015
Genres: Chick Lit, Contemporary, Erotic Romance
How could someone so pure want filth like him?


Damon Comb was no stranger to pain, hunger, loneliness, and abandonment. Being given a family that would die for one another didn’t erase s...
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Published on May 25, 2015 08:21 • 5 views
Daniel José Older Daniel José Older's blog:
[View the story “Lie Manifesto: On Writing the Self” on Storify]
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Published on May 25, 2015 13:00 • 5 views
Giovanna Fletcher Giovanna Fletcher's blog:


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Published on May 25, 2015 13:18 • 4 views
Jenelle Schmidt Jenelle Schmidt's blog:

On this Memorial Day, I find myself thinking of my first visit to our nation’s capital last year, and touring Arlington and seeing the tomb of the unknown soldier, the changing of the guard, and the peace and solemnity of that place. To all our men and women who have so faithfully served and prot...

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Published on May 25, 2015 00:02 • 6 views
Brad Thor Brad Thor's blog:
The United States and the freedom for which it stands, the freedom for which they died, must endure and prosper.

Our pledge and our prayer this day are those of free men and free women who know that all we hold dear must constantly be built up, fostered, revered and guarded vigilantly from those... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2015 03:30 • 5 views
Turtleberry Turtleberry's blog:
So I decided to catch up on some reading while I am mapping out a few writing projects that I am working on.

I have not gotten a handle on reading while actively writing. It is one of my life goals.

I read The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison. I can't believe I hadn't read it. I really enjoyed it.

Not s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2015 17:46 • 6 views
Harper Bliss Harper Bliss's blog:

I’m doing some work on my website, so some pages and posts may appear a bit wonky. I’m trying to get this sorted asap. Things should look shiny and new soon.



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Latest releases: Opposites Attract, Bossier: More Productive Tales Of Lesbian Lust and Girls Only: Volume Three

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Published on May 25, 2015 03:04 • 8 views
Zainuddin Maidin Zainuddin Maidin's blog:
NAJIB'S DAYS AS PM IS ACTUALLY NUMBERED
Anonymous25 May 2015 at 13:35
Najib's days as PM is actually numbered. No doubt he has a rib with a strong character behind him but the people's sentiment of hatred against the couple has come to a boiling point. Paid supporters cannot be an indication of su... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 24, 2015 21:38 • 5 views
Ella Dominguez Ella Dominguez's blog:
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Check out all the positive feedback coming in for Altered State!
Altered State by Ella Dominguez





"Now that's how you write a mindfuck! If I could high-five you right now I would! Hell, yeah! Gah, I'm so hung over right now! Wow. You rock :) Wowowowow! Welcome back!! New favorite!" Gwendolyn Grace

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Published on May 25, 2015 17:47 • 27 views
Lee Rene Lee Rene's blog:
Posted by Naomi Blackburn

Kerry Gans asked, “How can an author find an online audience?” Authors may not be familiar with: Snapchat, Pinterest, and Instagram, which are considered to be soft marketing outlets.

The basic social media sites include Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads, and Google+. Let’s do... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2015 17:21 • 1 view
Garrison Kelly Garrison Kelly's blog:
MOVIE TITLE: Clerks II
DIRECTOR: Kevin Smith
YEAR: 2006
GENRE: Comedy
RATING: R for vulgar language and bestiality
GRADE: Pass

Dante Hicks shows up for work at the Quick Stop Convenience Store only to find out it burned to the ground after a coffee pot was negligently left on overnight. Fast forward to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2015 17:18 • 5 views
J.C. Daniels J.C. Daniels's blog:

Thank You

For those who’ve served and left this life, and for those who’ve given their lives in service.

May everybody have a safe and happy Memorial Day!

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Published on May 25, 2015 09:04 • 6 views
Jack Lewis Baillot Jack Lewis Baillot's blog:
Like nearly all Americans I come from a military family. Both my grandpas served, quite a few, if not all, my uncles, and even some cousins. And if I had to summarize my family I'd use my grandpas.
My mom's dad joined the army at sixteen. He fought in Korea and came back and has been active in ser... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 24, 2015 21:55 • 6 views
Cardeno C. Cardeno C.'s blog:


Welcome to the first annual MM Memorial Day Scavenger Hunt! 10 Days, 30 Blogs, and loads of prizes! The rules are simple: At each stop on the tour you'll find a military themed picture with a word or words. Collect the words and figure out the secret phrase (HINT: It's lyrics to a song). Once yo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2015 00:00 • 3 views
Emily Bufford Emily Bufford's blog:
From Annie Dillard’s The Writing Life: “It is the beginning of a work the writer throws away.”

No truer words have been spoken. Why is this so true? For me, the first words I put down are a mess. They are me figuring out what to write. It’s a treasure hunt, not a finished piece. I’ve been told by... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2015 17:15 • 6 views
Charissa Stastny Charissa Stastny's blog:
I’m super excited to announce the release of Taylor Dean’s new book, Girl of Mine. Taylor’s a super fun author friend of mine. I beta-read this book and LOVED it! She’s a great writer. I’ve read all her books and love the unique stories she creates. It’s a fast-paced read that switches back and [... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2015 04:00 • 5 views
Tom Lichtenberg Tom Lichtenberg's blog:
Below is a story I wrote a long time ago – more than thirty years ago! – and I was reminded of it by some trains of thought that have been accelerating and barely keeping on the rails the past few weeks. I’ve been in a post-writum condition since I finished my last story – […] Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2015 11:20 • 5 views
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