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Brad R. McQueen Brad R. McQueen's blog:
What can mountains teach us about perseverance? A lot it turns out.

Where else can the lesson of taking small step after small step after small step be taught as well as high on a mountain? It is hard to climb mountains - the air is thinner, we are fighting gravity, the scale seems all screwed up.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 29, 2015 04:32 • 23 views
Micah R. Sisk Micah R. Sisk's blog:
Suppose They Gave a Robot Rebellion and Nobody Came – Pt. 2
by Micah R. Sisk

The Robot Rebellion came and went with a whimper and with terse little notes, like:

WILL RETURN IF YOU LOT EVER GROW UP.
P.S., WE TOOK YOUR TOYS, TOO.

All metals and plastics subsequently melted to goo.

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Published on January 29, 2015 04:28 • 16 views
Rebecca Berto Rebecca Berto's blog:
Title: Writing Plots with Drama, Depth & Heart: Nail Your Novel Author:Rox Morris Genre:Writing, Research & Publishing Guides Publication date: January5,2015 My rating: ♥♥♥ Book Description What keeps a reader curious? It’s the story. You might have a dazzling prose … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 27, 2015 16:47 • 4 views
Charlotte V. Howard Charlotte V. Howard's blog:

The end of 2014 / beginning of 2015 was a bit, well quite frankly, sh*t. After a short stay in hospital, my dad sadly passed away. So January was spent organising his funeral and dealing with solicitors, banks, HMRC, and everyone else who needed to be informed. It got me thinking though. Life is...

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Published on January 27, 2015 11:53 • 5 views
Robert Bryndza Robert Bryndza's blog:

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The fabulous Dani Atkins



Coco: Hello Dani, how lovely to see you. Do come in. Now, would you like tea or coffee? And can I tempt you with a nice piece of shortbread?


Dani: Hello. Thank you so much for inviting me. I would love a cup of tea, if it’s not too much trouble. I really should say no t...

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Published on January 28, 2015 00:18 • 1 view
Sandy Appleyard Sandy Appleyard's blog:

If I Could Ask E.L. James One Question...I realize there is a relatively even split between those who love E.L. James, admire her work, and are generally in awe of her basically overnight success, and those who hate her, noting what they see as shoddy writing skills, uneven or weak character development, and supposed biased connections...

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Published on January 28, 2015 01:59 • 1 view
Lance Morcan Lance Morcan's blog:

Perhaps the ET and UFO movements are simply disinformation – i.e. deception, propaganda or half-truths. We raise this possibility in our new release book ANTIGRAVITY PROPULSION: Human or Alien Technologies?



An excerpt from Antigravity Propulsion follows:



Persuading everyone to believe in alie...

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Published on January 27, 2015 13:25 • 4 views
John R. Cobb John R. Cobb's blog:
Woods shadowy still
Something cloaked waiting to kill
Gives me such a chill
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Published on January 29, 2015 03:32 • 4 views
Zoey DuBois Zoey DuBois's blog:
After a crazy ride of insane deadlines, intense edits and an eye-opening run through the 'machine' of traditional publishing, I finally have a few spare minutes here to let you know that...Dom's back!

The second book in the Diamond Books series, "Indebted", is back on my desk and about to receive... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 29, 2015 03:02 • 5 views
Charles J. Schneider Charles J. Schneider's blog:
UNDER THE FORGOTTEN OAK Second Edition is unrecognizable from the original! A poetically sensual and pleasingly literary philosophical fantasy, OAK is like nothing you've ever read! Get the exclusive collector's edition hardback directly from the publisher while supplies last (soon to be availabl... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 29, 2015 02:50 • 5 views
Donna Thorland Donna Thorland's blog:

There’s a lot of talk in the history community online this week about the History Channel miniseries SONS OF LIBERTY. The show is the kind of swashbuckling adventure I enjoy, and while it strays further from the historical record than I do in my books, that’s more of an artistic choice than a fai...

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Published on January 27, 2015 19:48 • 6 views
Bernard Batubara Bernard Batubara's blog:


Jumat – Sabtu lalu (23 – 25 Januari 2015), saya dan penerbit GagasMedia main-main ke Jogja, Solo, dan Semarang untuk bertemu para pembaca, sekaligus memperkenalkan buku terbaru saya, kumpulan cerita Jatuh Cinta Adalah Cara Terbaik untuk Bunuh Diri.
Kami memulai perjalanan dari Jogja, kota yang... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 27, 2015 03:11 • 4 views
Andrew Linke Andrew Linke's blog:
Spoiler Alert. You might not want to read this too carefully if you care about knowing which minor characters survive a story.Spoiler Alert. You might not want to read this too carefully if you care about knowing which minor characters survive a story.

An (almost) perfect Tuesday night. I sat beside a raging fire and wrote about 1,200 words while Cecilee played retro video games. The fire was so hot from burning an oak...

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Published on January 27, 2015 19:47 • 1 view
James Swallow James Swallow's blog:
For the new year, I've decided to reinstate the "Incoming!" list of my new releases and event appearances, but I'm changing the format a little; from now on, there's a permanent listing page set up Here that I will update as and when cool new stuff pops.

The list will show release dates for all th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 28, 2015 02:21 • 1 view
Cherrye S. Vasquez Cherrye S. Vasquez's blog:
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“A parent’s work is to create the person she or he will become. Education starts from birth and never ending.”
Madi Preda

Little Martians Learn to Count is a book created to appeal to the infinite curiosity of a child. Starting from the principle every single kid is an individual learner, the aut... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 27, 2015 07:09 • 1 view
J. Yates J. Yates's blog:
Facebook page
for all the objects from paradox child series
with links to items on display in Pitt Rivers Museum

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Published on January 29, 2015 02:14 • 33 views
Alvi Syahrin Alvi Syahrin's blog:

Hari pertama bulan Januari. Musim dingin seharusnya berada pada puncaknya. Namun, tak ada awan, tak ada angin, tak ada kepingan salju berjatuhan.
Alih-alih, langit malah melukis sebuah aurora: ukiran warna hijau bak intan meliuk seperti asap dan sihir, berpadu dengan langit malam yang kelam, enam... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 29, 2014 03:00 • 1 view
Michael  Matthews Michael Matthews's blog:
grilled-cheese-recipesIf it's been a while since you've made a grilled cheese sandwich, it's time to fire up the skillet and enjoy the mouthwatering goodness... ..Read the full article on Muscle for Life Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 27, 2015 11:39 • 1 view
Paloma Beck Paloma Beck's blog:
There are opportunities on NetGalley for self-published and indie-published authors!And I'm excited about what this means -the doors it opens- for today's authors. While there are a few other options, the most affordable and independent option is to join a Cooperative.

What's a Cooperative (CoOp)... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 26, 2015 00:00 • 3 views
Tyra (PHR) Tyra (PHR)'s blog:

Nakikita niyo ba kung ano ang mali sa picture na 'yan? Bibigyan ko kayo ng sampung segundo para makita. Nakita niyo na ba? Yes, tama kayo. Mali ang spelling ng 'Tattoed'. It should be 'Tattooed'. Biglang nawala yung isang 'o' at naging 'Tattoed' na lang siya. Nung una ko 'yang makita, akala ko n... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 28, 2015 20:24 • 1 view
Hannah Warren Hannah Warren's blog:

8381111The fifth story in the Thorstruck Press Anthology The Secrets of Castle Drakon is from the hand of our very own general editor, the lovely Elaina J. Davidson and is called "Ancient Illumination".


It's with a certain degree of shame I admit having missed an important part in my education as I've ne...

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Published on January 28, 2015 10:21 • 22 views
Jeff Goins Jeff Goins's blog:

We all have our dreams. Those things that make us come alive when we do them. The things we wish we could do for a living and still afford to eat.


040: Pursuing Your Passion Through Podcasting [Podcast]


For me, it’s writing. For Cliff Ravenscraft it’s podcasting. For you, it may be something else. Cliff and I have both found ways to turn our passion...

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Published on January 29, 2015 02:00 • 5 views
Donna Huber Donna Huber's blog:
by Alison DeLuca


Besides being a great guy, Ross Kitson is a serious talent on many fronts. His writing is incredible, and he also creates beautifully detailed maps.
You can see both in his Darkness Rising series, a must-read for any epic fantasy fan. I love the books because they have real charact... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 28, 2015 04:30 • 5 views
Ella Ardent Ella Ardent's blog:


The first collection of stories from The Phoenix is available in print and digital editions! This collection includes Revealed, Harnessed and Hunted. (The iBooks link is still populating, but it’s on its way to Apple!)


Buy at iBooksBuy at Amazon Buy at Kobo Buy at B&N Buy at Smashwords


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Published on January 28, 2015 05:00 • 5 views
Ioana Visan Ioana Visan's blog:
We couldn't end the month of January without one major giveaway. Since I still had three free days left in the KDP Select program, I decided to use them all at once so:

Broken People is free on Amazon on January 29 - 31.

I wasn't that impressed with the Select program, and I'm getting few borrows v... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 29, 2015 00:16 • 8 views
Alice "Huskyteer" Dryden Alice "Huskyteer" Dryden's blog:
Kate conducted us to a cafe on Haight Street for the first of many enormous brunches, in my case a 'Denver crepe' (eggs, ham, onion, peppers, topped with orange cheese). The guy ahead of me in the queue was ordering the cheapest available glass of red wine ("I don't need to taste it, man, I just... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 27, 2015 12:59 • 1 view
Angela Ackerman Angela Ackerman's blog:
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CONTEST IS CLOSED

Happy 2015, everyone! I hope you’re getting your Januarygroove on, making goals or resolutions or whatever it is that gets you going in the New Year.I’m sure that some of you are wanting to rework that opening page or fine-tune thoseediting skillz. And if that’s the case,...

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Published on January 27, 2015 02:14 • 5 views
Thor Garcia Thor Garcia's blog:
Read Part I, Part II and Part III


PRAGUE (CNS) – “Sorry,” said the terribly lonely girl, “my room’s a mess. I’m a really terrible housekeeper. . . . Oh, I don’t know. Maybe I’m just depressed.”

“No, it looks great, really,” said the emotionally devastated boy. “Depressed? What the hell, man. Come o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 29, 2015 01:45 • 34 views
Jim   Robertson Jim Robertson's blog:
https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/animal-emotions/201501/wolf-murder-canadian-style-continues-if-its-conservation



Wolf Murder Canadian Style Continues as if it's Conservation





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The Canadian government plans to kill wolves once again to save caribou. An earlier murder escapade in... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 28, 2015 17:18 • 4 views
Carter Quinn Carter Quinn's blog:
It's finally here! Today is release day for Fire & Rain. It feels like I've been waiting forever to get this in your hot little hands! I'm excited. I hope you love it. I love the interplay between Johnny and Eric. I think they're in for some fun times in the future.

Below the cut you'll find... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 27, 2015 15:37 • 9 views
Nick Perumov Nick Perumov's blog:
Врата царства мёртвых взломаны. Древний Бог Один и его дочь, валькирия Райна, сумели пробить дорогу к новой жизни для павших на Боргильдовом Поле асов и асинь. Однако это необратимо нарушает равновесие, и Новому Богу Хедину приходится приложить все усилия, чтобы "вернуть всё, как было". Но у прот... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 27, 2015 16:44 • 4 views
Jill Shalvis Jill Shalvis's blog:

Hi there sexy Wyatt Stone from THEN CAME YOU, who is on sale for $1.99!!


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For those of you not familiar with Wyatt, here’s a teasing tidbit:


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Still intrigued? $1.99, people!!!


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Just wondering … anyone read this one already? Anyone tempted by today’s sale to buy? :mrgreen:




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Published on January 28, 2015 04:00 • 7 views
Nicola Griffith Nicola Griffith's blog:
As I said yesterday, I'm going to be Guest of Honour at this year's Readercon,July 9-12, Burlington MA.

If you donate $250 to the Readercon Indiegogo campaign to raise money for a convention sound system, I will use the name of your choice (yours or someone else who has given permission) as a char... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 27, 2015 10:45 • 8 views
Anthony  Ryan Anthony Ryan's blog:

To celebrate the release of the Blood Song trade paperback edition by Ace on 3rd February I’m running a giveaway on Goodreads for five copies, all signed, lined and dated. You can enter here: https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/124416-blood-song


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Published on January 27, 2015 01:18 • 10 views
Charlie Cochet Charlie Cochet's blog:

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Hello all! I’ve joined some fab authors in writing a round robin story called Different Tracks. The authors are Sophie Bonaste, Brynn Stein, Grace Duncan, Suki Fleet, Elizabeth Noble, Kim Fielding, and Lane Hayes. A new chapter will be posted every Monday and Thursday, so make sure to check the...

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Published on January 28, 2015 23:00 • 6 views
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