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Moira J. Moore Moira J. Moore's blog:
This past week has been very strange. I can't believe it all happened in under seven days. The great day at the museum, some news that has had the potential to be great, some huge disappointments, and some people I want to strangle. It's left me rather exhausted. I would like a week where nothing... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 05, 2015 14:56 • 1 view
C.E. Murphy C.E. Murphy's blog:

The housewarming party went really well yesterday. Most people were able to attend despite the poxy child, and in a fortuitous combination of good weather and me just not being up to trying to otherwise entertain said poxy child, basically the adults spent the entire afternoon and evening outside...

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Published on July 05, 2015 11:23 • 5 views
Karen Maezen Miller Karen Maezen Miller's blog:

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During a three-month summer ango, or training period, a novice monk is selected to serve as the head trainee at the monastery. He or she will monitor the practice inside the meditation hall, acting as a model and mentor for those who join in. The monk maintains order, harmony, motivation, and...

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Published on July 05, 2015 07:26 • 1 view
J.L. Merrow J.L. Merrow's blog:

The Played! blog tour isn’t over yet, but already several kind people have said they’re hoping for more Shamwell Tales – and in particular, one with a starring role for Patrick from Played! So I thought I’d let you know that yes, it’s going to happen! Open-mouthed smile


Out! – #3 in The Shamwell Tales

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When the...

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Published on July 05, 2015 09:12 • 9 views
Sandra Gulland Sandra Gulland's blog:
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Linksforwriters …

How Kazuo Ishiguro wrote the award-winning Remains of the Day in only four weeks.Depressing, isn’t it?


Links forflâneursthrough history…

The French Revolution Network. It’s always a thrill to discover discussions on topics of interest.


These 16th century portraits of womenpain...

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Published on July 05, 2015 05:23 • 2 views
Paul E Cooley Paul E Cooley's blog:

Mimes-01-FrontWe posted the cover reveal on Friday, so now it’s time to post the links.


My little novelette, “Mimes” is now available for pre-order from Amazon.com for 99¢. The little ebook will be available to download July 17th, 2015. So if you want to help push it in the rankings and help me out, go ahead an...

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Published on July 05, 2015 12:48 • 5 views
Hugh Howey Hugh Howey's blog:

Gonna be at SDCC?


Here’s where to find me:



Thursday, 11am, Inkshares panel on publishing with the legendary Gary Whitta
Friday, 1pm, a panel on adaptations with Nicole Perlman, Gary Whitta, and Jimmy Palmiotti in Room 29AB
Friday, 2:45pm, book signing at booth AA18
Saturday, 2pm, book signing at Rando... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 05, 2015 04:15 • 5 views
Matt Fraction Matt Fraction's blog:
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Published on July 04, 2015 16:26 • 1 view
Kaleb Nation Kaleb Nation's blog:

The new teaser for Netflix and Lemony Snicket’s “A Series Of Unfortunate Events” is the most important36 seconds of your day:





https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xer4VCa5-tg


A detailed timeline of my reaction to this video:


“Anyone who knew Violet well could tell she was thinking hard, because her lo...

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Published on July 05, 2015 12:06 • 1 view
Sara Lee Allen Sara Lee Allen's blog:
Week of July 5, 2015

‘A cappella’: The term means to sing in the manner of the church (that would be the Medieval Church) without the accompaniment of any instrument.

In the late fifties and early sixties…before The Beatles invaded America…young men would congregate on the side streets adjacent to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 05, 2015 14:24 • 10 views
Lailah Gifty Akita Lailah Gifty Akita's blog:
"There comes a special moment in everyone’s life, a moment for which that person was born. That special opportunity, when he seizes it, will fulfill his mission – a mission for which he is uniquely qualified. In that moment, he finds greatness. It is his finest hour." Winston Churchill

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Published on July 05, 2015 14:19 • 21 views
Java Davis Java Davis's blog:
I hope you are all signed up for my newsletter. I just sent out photos from the America's Packard Museum in Dayton, Ohio, and I'll be sending another issue soon with photos from the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum in Auburn, Indiana.
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Published on July 05, 2015 14:18 • 34 views
Jess C. Scott Jess C. Scott's blog:

Being a respected leader doesn’t mean ruling with an iron first.


Showing compassion as a leader can be highly effective. . .according to Bill George, a Harvard professor, the leader must think about the “we” instead of the “I.” In other words, the leader doesn’t think about him/herself, but about...

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Published on July 04, 2015 17:17 • 5 views
Stan I.S. Law Stan I.S. Law's blog:

This will shock many, but contrary to popular belief, Yeshûa, popularly known as Jesus, refused to recognize any ‘external’ divinity. He repeated that his ‘father’ is in heaven, AND that “heaven is within you”. Within you and me. Within all of us. Everywhere. Enter religions:People need gods. Th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 17:00 • 1 view
Alastair Reynolds Alastair Reynolds's blog:
Not a great deal to report here, hence the silence. But that doesn't mean it hasn't been a busy month or so since the last update.

Steve Baxter and I delivered our collaborative novel - the sequel to Arthur C Clarke's "A Meeting with Medusa" - at the start of June. At the moment we're to-ing and f... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 14:29 • 7 views
C.J. Cherryh C.J. Cherryh's blog:

If we happen to be home on the 4th of July, we hike along the street to the houseless hillside on that street that affords a panoramic view of the city—and the downtown fireworks display, which is quite something.


We are not alone in this. The police block the street, and a crowd of a hundred or m...

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Published on July 05, 2015 08:57 • 5 views
Charles Stross Charles Stross's blog:

Some novels just don't happen when you expect them to. That was the case in mid to late 2013. I was supposed to be working on The Lambda Functionary, a third book in a thematic trilogy that started with Halting State and Rule 34, but it was turning out to be tough—much tougher than I expected. Pa...

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Published on July 05, 2015 09:10 • 10 views
Lisa McMann Lisa McMann's blog:

Greetings!


The Unwanteds: ISLAND OF LEGENDS comes out in paperback this week (July 7, 2015)! That’s book 4 in the Unwanteds series. Book 5 (Island of Shipwrecks) is available in hardcover, and book 6 (Island of Graves) will be out September 15, 2015. The 7th and final book in the series will be co...

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Published on July 05, 2015 10:24 • 5 views
Cherie Priest Cherie Priest's blog:
I know, it's been another week with zero in the way of blogging updates from yours truly - and I confess, I haven't been much on Twitter or Facebook, either. Instead, I've been doing some reading, some work on the house, some spring cleaning (a little late in the year), and some work on that as-y... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 05, 2015 12:50 • 4 views
Laurie R. King Laurie R. King's blog:
I can’t resist new life forms, particularly when they inhabit fruit and vegetable stands. The other day I wandered into the one in the Stanford shopping center, and spotted a soft, heavy football with a scratchy skin. It wore a nametag: Mamay. Hello, Mamay. Mamay is a Cuban native weighing two or... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 05, 2015 06:12 • 8 views
Ilona Andrews Ilona Andrews's blog:

I walked into Half Price Books, because Kid 2 decided to lighten her load of YA. We dropped off roughly a dozen novels and were told that it would take half an hour to get them into the system. It took an hour and a half. Being trapped in the Half Price books for an hour and a half and growing mo...

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Published on July 05, 2015 08:56 • 53 views
Yasmine Galenorn Yasmine Galenorn's blog:
So my assistant Jenn showed me this today, because she knew I needed to see something cute. It helped. I’m still grumbly, but a little less.
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Published on July 04, 2015 19:43 • 5 views
P.C. Cast P.C. Cast's blog:
First, thank you so much for all of the amazing entries in my Name My New Series Contest! You guys are awesomesauce! It was really tough to decide. I'm glad it was up to my fabulous agent, Meredith Bernstein, to judge. What she/we chose was a title inspired by an entry. On June 25th at 9:51 pm... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 05, 2015 13:13 • 22 views
Laurell K. Hamilton Laurell K. Hamilton's blog:

Today is a national holiday here in America, we celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence and becoming an independent country, though declaring ourselves so didn’t make it true. There would be several more years of fighting before England gave up its rights to the colony that would...

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Published on July 04, 2015 14:35 • 4 views
Connie Willis Connie Willis's blog:

A SOMEWHAT BELATED WEDDING PRESENT


When we were first married many, many, many years ago, my husband Courtney and I were driving back to our teaching jobs in Connecticut, and as we drove through Indiana, I saw on the map that we were only a few miles from the Limberlost Swamp, the location of one...

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Published on July 04, 2015 16:53 • 9 views
Melissa Wiley Melissa Wiley's blog:

“…I found the July days fly fast, and it was not until I felt myself confronted with too great pride and pleasure in the display, one night, of two dollars and twenty-seven cents which I had taken in during the day, that I remembered a long piece of writing, sadly belated now, which I was bound t...

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Published on July 05, 2015 11:49 • 1 view
Daniel   Thompson Daniel Thompson's blog:


I plan on releasing the first book of the Sparlock of the Multiverse Trilogy in July. Feel free to subscribe to this blog to receive updates.

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Published on June 14, 2015 13:35 • 1 view
Maria E. Schneider Maria E. Schneider's blog:
Executive Dirt has been added to Goodreads! Release date: August 12, 2015!! Be there!
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Published on July 05, 2015 13:07 • 5 views
Bill   Ward Bill Ward's blog:




Goodreads Book Giveaway






Abducted


by Bill Ward




Giveaway ends July 15, 2015.



See the giveaway details
at Goodreads.






Enter Giveaway


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Published on July 05, 2015 12:07 • 108 views
Jack Byrne Jack Byrne's blog:
Hello everybody. I'm getting a load of questions about 'Ace' both from asexuals and from gay romance readers who are confused about how an asexual can be the subject of a romance story. Thank you all so much for your interest and for all the pre-orders.

Here's a little more background that may hel... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 05, 2015 11:52 • 32 views
Carolee J. Horning Carolee J. Horning's blog:
Last night I had dinner with my friends Das and Amanda. Das, as you should recall, was a fellow cast mate with me in Telling, and Amanda is his partner. It was great to catch up, receive hugs, and share our lives with its variable ups and downs.

Of course we got to talking about Telling. A couple... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 05, 2015 11:39 • 32 views
Nancy Maniscalco Miracle Nancy Maniscalco Miracle's blog:
GENIUS
Fred Gardaphe reviews "From Sardi's to Sicily.
The Biography of Marilyn Monroe".
A different story by Nancy Maniscalco Miracle
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Published on July 05, 2015 11:24 • 5 views
Panda Johnson Panda Johnson's blog:
My ribs are killing me, but Alice seems to have calmed down and it seems that the Police will not be pressing any charges.

Blinknott also seems to have calmed and things appear to be getting back to normal, Though I am sure we all missed group on Tuesday?

I do wonder what normal really means, one... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 05, 2015 11:16 • 28 views
Lucinda Race Lucinda Race's blog:
Hello Again,

Yesterday I was the MOB- Mother of the Bride.
My daughter married her guy in a lovely ceremony and a fun reception followed with family and friends enjoying good food, music, laughter, and lots of dancing.

As the first of our children to marry, I’ve discovered it is bittersweet. On the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 05, 2015 10:38 • 61 views
Ann C. Pizzorusso Ann C. Pizzorusso's blog:
July 5, 2015—Foreword Reviews announced the winners of its annual INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards for the best indie books of 2014. Representing hundreds of independent and university presses of all sizes, the winners were selected after months of editorial deliberation over more than 1,500 entr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 05, 2015 10:12 • 29 views
Emily K. Murphy Emily K. Murphy's blog:
My sister is going to be a senior in high school this coming year, and one of her criterion for college selection is that the college must be Catholic. Through her search, my own experience, and that of my friends', I've discovered that there are essentially two types of Catholic colleges:

The Clo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 05, 2015 09:56 • 2 views
Gordon Osmond Gordon Osmond's blog:
Title: The Rainbow Option
Author: Michael McCarthy
• Publisher: 30 Cubits Press; 1 edition (August 12, 2014)
• ISBN-10: 0692276394
• ISBN-13: 978-0692276396

For the millions who have read and been seriously affected by Ayn Rand’s epic novel, Atlas Shrugged, reading Michael McCarthy’s The Rainbow Optio... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 05, 2015 09:48 • 13 views
Max Vos Max Vos's blog:
What day is it? Why it's Blog Post Sunday of course.

Come see what it's like to be an Indie Author. So not glamours

Max
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Published on July 05, 2015 09:37 • 10 views
John  Cassian John Cassian's blog:
Book #3 of my serial killer series is now out! Find out how fatherhood changes a serial killer.

Killing Miss Underwood by John Cassian
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B010... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 05, 2015 09:13 • 7 views
Zoltan Istvan Zoltan Istvan's blog:
This 4-min video interview has also shown up on Yahoo! News: http://news.yahoo.com/video/case-tran...
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Published on July 05, 2015 09:03 • 2 views
Sharon Kay Penman Sharon Kay Penman's blog:
I am back. I took a few extra days after the HNS convention to visit with a friend and see a little of Colorado. I can now cross Pike’s Peak off my Bucket List; okay, it was never on there, but it should have been, for the views were beyond spectacular. I had a very good time at the conference it... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 05, 2015 08:56 • 18 views
Janet Aylmer Janet Aylmer's blog:
(from Sophie's Salvation)

Later that day, as the French shore became just visible to the port side of the boat, the ship’s master drew his passengers’ attention to a small boat in the distance that was coming closer.

“Mr. Harford, Mr. Douglas – please be alert. There can be problems along this coas... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 05, 2015 08:29 • 23 views
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