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Emm Cole Emm Cole's blog:
With every book release, I also do a playlist of the songs I listened to while writing the book.

The Short Life of Sparrows Playlist

Chapter 1:
Calli is fitted for an Awakening dress – Hurt by Johnny Cash

Chapter 2:
Isaiah enters the gate and sees the Seers at tea - Edward Scissorhands, The Main Th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 17, 2014 11:01 • 1 view
Veronica Del Rosa Veronica Del Rosa's blog:

Bound by Fate

Bound by Fate by Mandy Lou Dowson

My rating: 3 of 5 stars


I have to admit, at first, I didn’t like Beth. She jumped to conclusions and caused heartache. And yet, by the end, I liked her. She tried to make things right and found her inner strength.

I loved the two secondary characters, Margo and Ma...

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Published on September 16, 2014 17:28 • 3 views
Olley White Olley White's blog:
For all of you who wanted that little bit more of Stefan and Max, here is their....First Time.
Available for free from Smashwords.


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(14.5) What if I don’t like it?MaxMax would have sworn up and down, left and right and on the holy bible that he wasn’t nervous. The hands that shook as... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 17, 2014 06:48 • 4 views
Kyle Michel Sullivan Kyle Michel Sullivan's blog:
The view from my hotel window, this morning. A nice steady soft rain that sometimes got to be monsoon-like. Unlike LA, where when it rains people drive faster, driving in this city in the rain is like taking lessons in how to go so slow, you're headed backwards. And how construction on the freew... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 19:49 • 1 view
Lydia Rodriguez-Clement Lydia Rodriguez-Clement's blog:
Yep, where does time go? I have been having a most difficult time, making time, to write or read. Oh the injustice!!

It is just more fun for writers/readers to be immersed in the lives of our characters/books than real life sometimes. Real life has too many responsibilities, appointments, and fla... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 17, 2014 10:35 • 25 views
Katheryn Thompson Katheryn Thompson's blog:
"Deprivation is for me what daffodils were to Wordsworth" - Philip Larkin.
As well as being a superb quote, and summing up beautifully what Larkin's poems are all about, this hits on a key point when it comes to writing. What inspires you?

I get inspired by all sorts of things, most of them suprisi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 17, 2014 10:30 • 14 views
Zoltan Istvan Zoltan Istvan's blog:
Just announced: I will be speaking in Geneva at TEDxTransmedia on Nov 5th. This popular event organized by Nicoletta Iacobacci is being held at RTS Studios (Switzerland National Television/Radio) and will be televised there as well. Here's the press release and I'll give more details as the event... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 17, 2014 10:30 • 5 views
Aislinn Aislinn's blog:
Quest'estate ho approfittato della pausa delle serie tv che seguo normalmente per recuperarne una che mi era stata consigliata da più persone, dal mio capobranco a Werewolfa diversi amici, ovvero Teen wolf.
Il titolo e l'idea di base, "lupi mannari al liceo", sono ispirati all'omonimo film anni Ot... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 17, 2014 06:09 • 4 views
N.R. Champagne N.R. Champagne's blog:
The WolverineI was a nerd growing up, I admit that. Still am, I guess, but I like to think of myself as a cool nerd. Yes, we can be that now.
Anyway, as a nerd, I was into all things fantasy and science fiction. Back then, though, this was all out on the fringe. It wasn’t “normal” to be a serious... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 17, 2014 09:17 • 4 views
Aidan Moher Aidan Moher's blog:
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I’ve got one response for this:



(Okay, I actually have more than one response, natch, so bear with me. Orbit Books is one of the few big SFF publishers that understands the value in building a brand for its authors. When they weren’t happy with Brent Weeks’ cover for The Black Prism, they recovere...

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Published on September 17, 2014 07:47 • 1 view
Julie Kagawa Julie Kagawa's blog:
Hey everyone!





So, check this out. This is a totally awesome gift pack you can receive if you pre-order your copy of Talon now. It has a cool poster, a signed bookplate (yes, I hand signed every one of them), and a 22 page, never before seen sample booklet of Talon.





















To get your free gift, all you h... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 16:10 • 10 views
Elísabet Benavent Elísabet Benavent's blog:
La entrada de hoy, aviso, no es como las habituales. Hoy es más una crónica sin mucha gracia de algo que viví el fin de semana. Mientras estaba ocurriendo, no dejaba de pensar en que esto os lo tenía que contar. Yo pensaba que ya conocía el infierno, que esta moqueta azul un poco mugrienta […]
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Published on September 17, 2014 08:31 • 5 views
Marshall Thornton Marshall Thornton's blog:
(Originally published on The Blogger Girls)

I feel like I’m at a twelve-step meeting. “Hello, my name is Marshall. And I am not a romance writer.” Instead of saying, “Hello Marshall” you’re probably saying, “Huh?” or if your language is more colorful, “What the fuck?” I get your confusion. First o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 17, 2014 09:57 • 8 views
Briana Gaitan Briana Gaitan's blog:
The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1)Title: The Maze Runner
Author: James Dashner
Pages: 374
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Pub Date: October 9th, 2009

Source: The Book Divas
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If you ain’t scared, you ain’t human.

When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his name. He’s surrounded by strangers—boys wh... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 10:55 • 3 views
Paty Castaldi Paty Castaldi's blog:
Estoy detenida en la escritura de Guerreros de Luz (sólo por unos días), pues he llegado a una parte donde tengo que aclarar muy bien mis ideas para poder escribirlas bien, sin confusiones.

El colmo es que... hace dos noches tuve un sueño muy raro y ayer mi mente decidió convertir ese sueño en his...
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Published on September 17, 2014 09:29 • 21 views
Debra Presley Debra Presley's blog:

Pulled Within Banner


Release Day Event


Pulled Within Cover


Book Title: Pulled Within

Author: Marni Mann

Genre: New Adult

Release Date: September 16, 2014


Synopsis


Storms can’t last forever…can they?


For five long years, Rae Ryan has lived in a storm over which she has no control. Little by little, everything has been taken away from her—her job, her rela...

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Published on September 16, 2014 06:00 • 2 views
Jason Jauron Jason Jauron's blog:
Dude Talk:Lunch Break is now FREE on Amazon.
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Published on September 17, 2014 09:18 • 9 views
Rachel Heffington Rachel Heffington's blog:
It is always embarrassing when you realize that those pages on your blog ("The Bookery", "What's Brewing", etc.) are terribly outdated. Happily for my readers, I managed the pages today, so everything on them ought to be correct including where you can buy my books, what projects I currently have... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 17, 2014 08:59 • 6 views
Thonie Hevron Thonie Hevron's blog:

By Thonie Hevron


A cold call. In marketing it means calling/contacting someone without an introduction to sell them something. I don’t have a sales or marketing history. I have always believed that I could not approach someone for sales purposes if my life depended on it. I can answer a 911 call w...

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Published on September 17, 2014 06:00 • 4 views
Mircea Pricăjan Mircea Pricăjan's blog:

O poveste bună se recunoaște nu atât după intrigă, desfășurarea acțiunii, punctul culminant sau deznodământ — ca să păstrăm terminologia standard –, cât mai ales după build-up, adică, simplist spus, expozițiune. Paradoxal, în ceea ce mă privește, lucrul ăsta e valabil îndeosebi în cazul poveștilo...

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Published on September 17, 2014 03:54 • 3 views
Jennifer   Collins Jennifer Collins's blog:
I cant help but wonder as I finish up my fictional Greek Mythology novelette series, if some day, years in the future, Christianity, Hinduism, etc.. will be called Mythology and I wonder will people write fictional stories about those deities? After all Egyptians, Greeks, and Nordics believed in... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 17, 2014 09:10 • 15 views
Juliet Escoria Juliet Escoria's blog:

I lived in NYC for three years because I thought it would be a good idea to do so if I wanted to be a writer. I met lots of cool people and went to lots of cool events and places, etc. while I was there. I also wrote a total of five decent stories in the 3-year span.


The work I’ve done in my child...

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Published on September 16, 2014 12:27 • 9 views
Sarina Bowen Sarina Bowen's blog:




























There are less than two weeks until The Understatement of the Year is published. I just can't wait. These characters? I love them to pieces. I had no idea that Ivy Years #3 was going to be a story about two guys. But the idea for their angst-filled, accidental reunion in the hockey rink locker r...

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Published on September 16, 2014 10:37 • 11 views
Rocky Rochford Rocky Rochford's blog:
With Dead on the Floor so close to release, I fancy sharing some of the latest Book Reviews I have for it:



Book Review 1:

5 stars out of 5! This chilling tale grabs you by the throat and doesn't
let go. Readers will be captured from the start!

-Cynthia Ley, bestselling author of Perfect & Other S... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 17, 2014 09:01 • 26 views
Billy Ray Chitwood Billy Ray Chitwood's blog:
Follow Me

Posted on September 17, 2014 by Billy Ray Chitwood

'Follow Me'

“Follow me!” the voice was gentle, soft, and somehow compelling.

The lovely lady with blue eyes and long waves of golden hair blinked in her drowsy state.

Shelley slowly opened widely her eyes and rose from the hammock on the hil... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 17, 2014 09:01 • 94 views
ياسمين خليفة ياسمين خليفة's blog:

أشعر أن هناك شخصيتين تعيشان بداخلي الشخصية الأولى عفوية متحمسة مشاغبة, تضحك بدون أن تحسب مدى اتساع ابتسامتها,صريحة تعبر عن ما يدور في ذهنها بشكل مباشر بدون تنميق , لا تحب التخطيط للمستقبل لأنها تعتقد أنه يخبئ لها الأفضل , تفعل ما يمليه عليها قلبها, تكره الروتين وتحب المغامرات, أحلامها الكثيرة تت... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 17, 2014 05:01 • 10 views
Greg Ross Greg Ross's blog:

Washington University philosopher Roy Sorensen dedicated his 2003 book A Brief History of the Paradox “to those who never have a book dedicated to them.”


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Published on September 17, 2014 07:18 • 1 view
Marc Aplin Marc Aplin's blog:
Max Gladstone’s Three Parts Dead is fantasy of a different flavor. Instead of taking our world and adding magic (such as Jim Butcher’s Dresden Files or Myke Cole’s Shadow Ops), this is a world born of magic that has progressed to a point that mirrors our modern age. It’s a story of magical corpor... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 23:00 • 3 views
Annette Dashofy Annette Dashofy's blog:
It’s been a roller coaster couple of weeks.
As I was pounding toward the deadline for my third Zoe Chambers mystery, my mom, who has been having some health issues, had to be admitted to the hospital. Familiar (to me) terms like atrial tachycardia and atrial fibrillation floated around along with... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 12:00 • 9 views
Jordan Reid Jordan Reid's blog:

zara fur sweater


There are some things that are wardrobe staples – pieces that you wear over and over and over again thatgo with everything. Those distressed black jeans, for example? The wear-everywhere black tote? Staples.


And then there are other things that aren’t “practical,” per se…but that are just too am...

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Published on September 17, 2014 07:46 • 2 views
Elinor Florence Elinor Florence's blog:

The Russians were the only women in the world who engagedin combat during World War Two. These daring young women, some of them just teenagers,flew lightweight aircraft that dodged and darted and dropped bombs on the enemy under cover of darkness. So feared were theythat theGermans called them Th...

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Published on September 16, 2014 17:00 • 3 views
Crystal A. Bourque Crystal A. Bourque's blog:

Andrew has 15 years’ experience in business, including functional management, sales, project management, and customer service. On a bi-weekly basis, he’s going to provide practical tips on how to maximize your results inThe Business of Direct Publishing.


Click here to readPART ONE and PART TWO in...

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Published on September 17, 2014 04:12 • 4 views
Tracy Dimond Tracy Dimond's blog:

You are mad at the happy people in advertisement.

I am mad at news anchors who do not

look me straight in the eyes during prime times news.



You are my sweet limousine on a lease.

Those unclaimed bodies in mass graves,

do they elbow each other for a little more space,

fight over the blanket of soil abo...

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Published on September 16, 2014 10:40 • 3 views
Nancy Pennick Nancy Pennick's blog:
I admit I am sensitive. I get my feelings hurt very easily. So why put myself through the torture of rejection?
The fear of rejection was the hardest thing to overcome after I wrote my first book. When you write, you’re alone in your own little world, happily writing your story. The next step was... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 17, 2014 08:25 • 9 views
Madhuri Blaylock Madhuri Blaylock's blog:

A little over a week ago, I posted aboutcasting Wyattand lo and behold, no one had any thoughts on who should play him.


Well, that’s not wholly true. My friend, Frank, believes he should play Wyatt and honestly, if Wyatt was sixty and Black, then Frank would be my first choice, no doubt. Sadly, Wy...

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Published on September 16, 2014 19:24 • 9 views
Donna McDonald Donna McDonald's blog:
Book One in my cyborg series released today. For more info and to read an excerpt, visit Peyton 313's webpage at

http://www.donnamcdonaldauthor.com/Pe...


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Published on September 17, 2014 08:09 • 11 views
Eva Holmquist Eva Holmquist's blog:
Är en smula frånvarande på bloggen för närvarande, eftersom vi har datorstrul. Kvällarna går därför åt till att försöka rädda filer istället för att kommunicera via bloggen. Jag återkommer när vi fårr ordning på situationen....
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Published on September 17, 2014 02:46 • 8 views
Jason Versey Jason Versey's blog:
Everybody falls into dark places. Life throws us many curves that can ultimately plunge us into an abyss of darkness and once we are there it may seem impossible to pick ourselves back up again. We have all experienced tough situations whether it be a personal tragedy, financial struggles, diffic... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 17, 2014 08:08 • 12 views
Elizabeth Gilbert Elizabeth Gilbert's blog:

I love this.


In addition, here's a thought:


My mother used to tell me all the time, whenever I was facing a difficult decision, "You can only make the best choice possible, based on what you know RIGHT NOW. Later, you may know more. Then you may be tempted to judge yourself harshly for the decis...

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Published on September 17, 2014 06:58 • 6 views
Rebecca Raisin Rebecca Raisin's blog:

Cover Reveal


Christmas Wedding at the Gingerbread Café


Released October 15th



Christmas Wedding at the Gingerbread Cafe


You are invited to the wedding of the year!


Snow is falling thick and fast outside the Gingerbread Café and inside, its owner Lily is planning the wedding of the year. Her wedding! She never dreamt it would happen, but t...

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Published on September 17, 2014 05:03 • 4 views
Tere Michaels Tere Michaels's blog:
Thrilled to announce I have a new series starting on October 17th from Dreamspinner Press.

You can read the blurb and see the cover for the first in the Vigilante series - "Who Knows the Storm."

Check me out at The Novel Approach

I'll post the pre-order link as soon as it's live.

If you're attendin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 17, 2014 08:05 • 21 views
Jen McLaughlin Jen McLaughlin's blog:

FL Amazon


Today we are revealing the cover for FRACTURED LINES. This is the highly-anticipated adult standalone novel that is part of the New York Times Bestselling OUT OF LINE series. The book will be released on Tuesday, October 14th.

BOOK BLURB:

The lines we once crossed so easily have widened and to...

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Published on September 17, 2014 06:00 • 13 views
Susanne   Leist Susanne Leist's blog:


The Dead Game by Susanne Leist turned 1 today!

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