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Seth Kupchick Seth Kupchick's blog:
I was wrong about the Mariners and I apologized. They are an excellent baseball team with so many sound fundamentals they are one step away from being in the playoffs and winning the world series. They were riddled with injuries in the 1st act of the season, not to mention years of failure, and w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 25, 2017 14:53 • 16 views
Claude Bertout Claude Bertout's blog:
À plat ventre dans la poussière lunaire, le visage caché dans l’ombre longue des deux astronautes, je les écoute discuter entre eux. Ils s’interrogent sur l’opportunité d’avertir le chef de la mission à Houston de leur découverte. « Surtout pas ! » dis-je.
Ils se retournent vers moi ; une questio...
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Published on June 25, 2017 14:52 • 8 views
M.K. Alexander M.K. Alexander's blog:
The Pros and Cons of Posthumous Publishing

Part 14:
Know Your Market, Zombies and the Reading Dead

Multi-syllabic words are a big turnoff for the Reading Dead. Small words are best, and using a larger typeface can be especially helpful for deceased readers. Plots about “brains,” though somewhat ove... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 25, 2017 14:39 • 31 views
L.N. Denison L.N. Denison's blog:
Only The Few! Free for a day..as of tomorrow...24 hours only!

Here's the link in readiness. If you're anything like me, you love a freebie!

http://mybook.to/OTF

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Published on June 25, 2017 13:56 • 18 views
Jerry Wuchte Jerry Wuchte's blog:
There are two portraits of illegal immigration. The favorable is destitute families coming to America for a better opportunity. The other is that illegal immigrants are a part of a criminal enterprise transporting drugs into the United States. The fact is that both pictures are true.

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Published on June 25, 2017 13:50 • 23 views
Roshani Chokshi Roshani Chokshi's blog:

During yesterday’s ALA conference, the fabulous Rick Riordan introduced and read aloud a snippet of ARU SHAH AND THE END OF TIME. If you’d like to watch the video (about 5 minutes!) you can find it here! We announced ARU awhile ago, but I know there’s been lots of questions. Rick wrote this very...

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Published on June 25, 2017 12:41 • 15 views
Aubrey Law Aubrey Law's blog:
“Settle down Inspector Shamrock,” said Renny. “Ain’t nobody called you a goblin.”
“I’ll knock every gnome’s teeth out with my bare hands!” said Sam. He danced around and pummeled the air in a flurry of practice punches that looked more ridiculous than scary. The leprechaun believed himself to be s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 25, 2017 12:13 • 18 views
Joshua Blum Joshua Blum's blog:
If you liked the new wave synthesizer sounds of Alphaville, OMD, and New Order ...

If you rocked out to electric guitar solos and dive bombs by Van Halen, Yngwie Malmsteen, and the Scorpions ...

Or if you wore out VHS tapes of ET, The Last Starfighter, and The Neverending Story from watching them s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 25, 2017 11:58 • 9 views
Nini Church Nini Church's blog:
Well, now I even surprised myself this time around. The final edit of CCX is finished and I thought it would take much longer than it did.

Now, a few days off and back for the final - what I call Hard Read. Does this book bring to my readers all the excitement and satisfaction I had writing it?

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Published on June 25, 2017 11:30 • 17 views
Asghar Abbas Asghar Abbas's blog:
I want to write about the time we were there in the trenches, do you remember that ? Fighting what wasn't coming at us, warding off something that wasn't there. Toiling hard, going farther and farther away from what made us, well, us, exerting even further, then utter exhaustion. But later, there... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 25, 2017 11:29 • 21 views
Linda Alfiori Linda Alfiori's blog:
FOR MANY WOMEN IT IS HARD TO FLIRT BECAUSE DEEPLY INSIDE, THEY DON’T FEEL GOOD ABOUT THEMSELVES OR ATTRACTIVE. THEY FEEL SELF CONSCIOUS OF THEIR APPEARANCE OR EMOTIONAL NEEDINESS. IF THEY HAVE BEEN NEGLECTING THEMSELVES, THEY FEEL THAT NO ONE WILL NOTICE OR ADMIRE THEM AND THEY ARE RIGHT. ACCORDI... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 25, 2017 11:25 • 24 views
Claire Fullerton Claire Fullerton's blog:
Because I once lived in a small town in Connemara, at the gateway of the Irish-speaking area called the Gaeltacht, I look for those novels that depict the region as it is, for once one has spent significant time there, its ways and means register in the soul with perpetual resonance, leaving one... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 25, 2017 10:39 • 25 views
Kara Martinez Bachman Kara Martinez Bachman's blog:
The Rocking Over 40 giveaway is done, but courtesy of Quill Driver Books, another has begun here on Goodreads!

If you don't have a copy yet, enter to win my book of stories about parenting, marriage and reaching midlife, "Kissing the Crisis."

Good luck!

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Published on June 25, 2017 10:37 • 10 views
Peggy Kopman-Owens Peggy Kopman-Owens's blog:
“…writing is as vital as breathing.”

 
Dawn: Thank you for your invitation,
Peg.
 














Theresa Dawn Sinclair, Poet, Author, Lyricist



Author Sinclair Photo © Wendy Smith


Interviewer: Peggy Kopman-Owens
Guest: Dawn Sinclair



Peg: Bonjour, Mme. Sinclair, I am honored to introduce you as the first poet to visi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 25, 2017 11:57 • 51 views
Lillian White Lillian White's blog:

Pentyrch, a small village at the foot of the Garth Mountain, close to Taffs Well and Gwaelod y Garth in South Wales, near Cardiff, is typical of many Welsh villages in that it has its fair share of history, and of course, of myths and legends.

Born and brought up in Pentyrch as I was, Mari Ann Cab...

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Published on June 25, 2017 09:39 • 10 views
Joseph J. Miccolis Joseph J. Miccolis's blog:
Let me know your Sunday plans in a comment below. Enjoy a free sample of my new book out now for your next Sunday reading session.

Escape from Palmar (Dagmarth #1) by Joseph J. Miccolis

For more info:
https://www.facebook.com/josephjmicco...
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

Free sample download:
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Published on June 25, 2017 09:35 • 9 views
Patricia Logan Patricia Logan's blog:
Hi everyone! Update <3

Thunder and Lightning is coming along and I am hoping to release it in late July. I know it's later than I originally promised but writing this particular book has been more challenging than I expected.

For continuity, I've had to have all five other books open while I wri... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 25, 2017 09:26 • 36 views
S.R. Bradfield S.R. Bradfield's blog:
Resigned I follow them to the shoes. As we make our way down the escalator, I think I see the same man from Sanctuary behind us. I turn and yep the exquisite mountain man is in Nordstrom. Holy cow. Hot man. How can I talk to him? I shake my head to rid myself of a crazy idea. Speak of diving righ... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 25, 2017 09:15 • 36 views
Christine Hurley Deriso Christine Hurley Deriso's blog:
The internet is filled with all kinds of surveys bent on sussing out the real you.

Your favorite color or favorite flower or favorite whatever is supposed to provide clues to your unfiltered self.

But I think I have a more reliable method for putting my finger on someone’s pulse and gleaning what m... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 25, 2017 09:12 • 28 views
Regina Del Madrigal Regina Del Madrigal's blog:
Hi friends,

I've great news, The Blind Raven is officially republished! Thank you for being patient during this long process. For those of you who I promised an ARC to, please message me!

Much love <3
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Published on June 25, 2017 08:25 • 9 views
Dan Groat Dan Groat's blog:
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Published on June 25, 2017 08:13 • 5 views
Christine E. Goodner Christine E. Goodner's blog:
The following is an excerpt from the book Beyond the Music Lesson: Habits of Successful Suzuki Families which officially comes out on Amazon Thursday June 22nd.  It is meant to be a resource for families looking to answer the question: “How do we make the Suzuki method work in our every day lif... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 21, 2017 14:51 • 1 view
Joseph J. Luciani Joseph J. Luciani's blog:
We inadvertently attach ourselves to false beliefs (fictions). Take, for example, “I have no will power.” “I’m too weak.” Or, “I can’t control myself.” Although these statements may be historically factual and truthful—in that you previously acted powerless, weak, or out of control—when it comes... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 25, 2017 08:01 • 9 views
Truant D. Memphis Truant D. Memphis's blog:
The Ray Charles version, with Margie Hendrix absolutely killing the backing vocals. The force of her voice on this track make it what it is. Slays me.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTruv...
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Published on June 25, 2017 07:58 • 14 views
Katheryn Maddox Haddad Katheryn Maddox Haddad's blog:
You Can Be A Hero Alone Survival Stories for the Isolated Christian by Katheryn Maddox HaddadThe scripture for today. June 25 (6/25), is Matthew 6:25 as found in the New Testament of the Bible:

"Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more important than food, and the body more important than clot... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 25, 2017 07:45 • 9 views
Έλενα Αντωνίου Έλενα Αντωνίου's blog:
Ταξιδεύουμε στην Αγία Πετρούπολη με το "Καθώς έπεφτε η νύχτα"...

Καθώς η νέα μου ερωτική ιστορία εξελίσσεται κατά ένα μεγάλο μέρος στην Αγία Πετρούπολη, ταξιδεύω εδώ και μήνες σ' αυτήν την ονειρική πόλη και μεταφέρω την εικόνα, ακριβώς όπως την αποτύπωσα στο μυαλό μου, και όλο το συναίσθημα που μο... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 25, 2017 07:40 • 23 views
Debby Feo Debby Feo's blog:
You can find all of my published books at Alban Lake Publishing: store.albanlake.com
And, of course, all of the Alban Lake magazines/anthologies that I've been in.
Also, the store still has some of the "Beyond Centauri" and "Hungur" magazines (Sam's Dot Publishing) that I've been in.
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Published on June 25, 2017 07:33 • 35 views
Nina Wirk Nina Wirk's blog:
Doublethink lies at the very heart of Ingsoc, since the essential act of the Party is to use conscious deception while retaining the firmness of purpose that goes with complete honesty. To tell deliberate lies while genuinely believing in them, to forget any fact that has become inconvenient, and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 25, 2017 07:09 • 15 views
Sherwood Smith Sherwood Smith's blog:
. . .with a detour through the dining-hall so they could see the glories of the little private chapel beyond, with its high arched roof and vivid stained glass depicting St. Francis with the animals, including sandlots, and other denizens of Mars.

Merlins, too, in all their forms, nymph and naiad...
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Published on June 25, 2017 06:59 • 62 views
Adam Graham Adam Graham's blog:
Wonder Woman, Volume 1: The LiesWonder Woman, Volume 1: The Lies by Greg Rucka

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


Retcons. Every DC hero gets them, but few have had so many dramatic retcons and changes as Wonder Woman, and fewer still have had so many that violated the character as fans knew and loved her.

In the Lies, Wonder Woman sets to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 25, 2017 06:34 • 28 views
A.A. Schenna A.A. Schenna's blog:
Summer is very precious.

Dylan Lauren


Summer holiday reads,


Discover talented new authors!

Let's Have Fun (Volume 1)

https://www.amazon.com/Lets-Have-Fun-...

Let's Have Fun Vol. 2 (Volume 2)

https://www.amazon.com/Lets-Have-Vol-...

Let's Have Fun Vol. 3

https://www.amazon.com/Lets-Have-Fun-...




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Published on June 25, 2017 06:09 • 49 views
C.D. Gorri C.D. Gorri's blog:
I am trying again! Here I come Cover Wars! This time I am entered for my Wolf Moon cover! Please vote for me daily all week ;-) TY!!!!!

http://authorshout.com/cover-wars/
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Published on June 25, 2017 06:03 • 8 views
Bruce W. Perry Bruce W. Perry's blog:
Journey By Fire is the story of climate-change fueled wildfires and heat in the desert southwest, and a man's perilous journey to rescue his daughter.

I just uploaded a new digital edition of JBF, which contains maps showing his northern and southern routes in Parts 1 and 2.

JBF: https://www.amaz... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 25, 2017 05:31 • 33 views
Quentin S. Crisp Quentin S. Crisp's blog:
On Thursday I received news that John Elliott, author of Human Pages and other works, passed away earlier in the week.

Yesterday, in the manner of one of the characters from his works, I took Human Pages from my bookshelf, opened it at random and put my finger on the page. The passage was as follo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 25, 2017 05:16 • 15 views
Trey Stone Trey Stone's blog:

You’ve read that correctly! My book The Consequence of Loyalty is free to download today! Get it here http://amzn.co.uk/dp/B071P19HV6 



If you do find time to read it, I’d love if you’d also found time to leave some words on either Amazon or Goodreads! Or just tell me!

I’ve heard the book is absolu...

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Published on June 25, 2017 00:02 • 12 views
Daley Downing Daley Downing's blog:

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So, I’m having a whole lot of issue with recent depictions of “historical” dramas. There are major differences between presenting well-known or widely-believed circumstances, and making up personal interactions and motivations that have no basis in the historical record with people...

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Published on June 24, 2017 19:57 • 13 views
Barbara Howe Barbara Howe's blog:

Category: Historical fiction / SciFi crossover


Rating: PG-13. No sex or violence, but a very high body count, including characters that matter, and a child’s pet.


Doomsday Book is an award-winning* time-travel novel by Connie Willis. It was published in the 90’s, but I only stumbled across it a few...

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Published on June 24, 2017 23:04 • 9 views
Ann Reichardt Ann Reichardt's blog:

The New Dance Card is available on amazon


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Published on June 24, 2017 07:25 • 12 views
Peter          Edwards Peter Edwards's blog:

“Just been to see the doctor,” sighed Cloud.


“Oh dear,” said Forest. “What’s your problem?”


“I’m suffering from severe deja vu,” replied Cloud.


“What did the doctor say?” asked Forest.


Cloud sighed. “‘Didn’t I see you yesterday?'”


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Enjoy the Little Fears daily posts? Pop on over to our Patreon page an...

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Published on June 25, 2017 00:00 • 7 views
Erin Penn Erin Penn's blog:
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Many people complain about morning people - us "perky" people who get up during daylight hours and function like it's something humans have been made to do through hundreds of thousands of years of evolution. Truly the weird people are the night ones.

Tru...
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Published on June 25, 2017 01:00 • 8 views
Mehar Bahl Mehar Bahl's blog:

Happiness runs through the crowd like a strong, silent wave, brightening up each face that it passes. There are tears of mirth, there is a giddiness that overcomes all. Smiles, bright ones. But there are tears just as well, the misery of separation shining through the eyes A new bond forged with...

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Published on June 24, 2017 10:11 • 11 views
Alyne Hart Alyne Hart's blog:

Pantsting: writing by the seat of your pants and letting the story write itself.


Plotting: planning every chapter, every scene and basically write a book with a structure.


This is a widely debated topic among author circles. Should you plot or write by the seat of your pants?


I suppose I should star...

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Published on June 24, 2017 06:05 • 8 views
C.J. Butcher C.J. Butcher's blog:
Title: Pure HeartsAuthor: Jeannine AllisonGenre: Contemporary RomanceRelease Date: June 22, 2017 She gave me her kidney. I gave her my heart...Nicholas Blake learned a long time ago that nobody does anything for free. He’s felt the pain of lies and manipulations enough times to know that peopl... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 24, 2017 07:00 • 8 views
Andrew Hastie Andrew Hastie's blog:

So with the first book published and picking up five-star reviews and great feedback, I can now settle down and get on with writing the second.

It’s an interesting challenge when you revisit the chapter plan that you slaved over a year ago. Some ideas, that made total sense back then, just don’t...

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Published on June 25, 2017 00:37 • 12 views
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