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N.R. Walker N.R. Walker's blog:

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This week I crossed a professional milestone! Up until now, the longest book I’ve written is Starting Point at 92K words. But my current WIP, Yanni’s Story, has breezed past that and is currently at 106K!!  There’s probably another 12K to go, maybe more.


Yanni’s Story is written in t...

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Published on June 25, 2017 14:58 • 1 view
Sharon  Black Sharon Black's blog:


                       If you're Irish, be ready to fight for who gets the bill.



THE IRISH are a fiercely generous lot. Ask anyone. We insist on paying for rounds in the pub, even if we're with ten other people, and their drinks are coming in around €8 a pop. And we've already had as much as we c... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 25, 2017 23:30 • 1 view
J.T. Ellison J.T. Ellison's blog:
Hello, chickens, Happy Sunday. How are you doing? I write to you from ALA, the conference for America's literary superheroes: librarians! I haven't been to this conference before, and I'm delighted...

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Published on June 25, 2017 07:00 • 4 views
Roberta Dellabora Roberta Dellabora's blog:

Si giunge così alla sesta e penultima tappa di questo Blog Tour e Time Deal sta conquistando sempre più lettori. Per questo non potete perdervi il giveaway finale che vi darà l'opportunità di portare a casa una copia del nuovo libro di Leonardo Patrignani. Ma che cos'è Time Deal? Ebbene prendete... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 26, 2017 02:35 • 4 views
Πολυχρόνης Κουτσάκης Πολυχρόνης Κουτσάκης's blog:
Πριν από τρεις μήνες περίπου, έφυγε από τη ζωή ένας από τους σημαντικότερους κωμικούς που έζησαν ποτέ, ο Ντον Ρικλς - εκτός από την τεράστια κοινή αποδοχή του, ήταν και είναι ένας από τους τέσσερις πιο αγαπημένους μου κωμικούς.
Ο Ρικλς ήταν στην πραγματικότητα ένας πολύ γλυκός άνθρωπος, ο οποίος ε... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 25, 2017 21:37 • 5 views
M.T. McGuire M.T. McGuire's blog:

Oh yes I have.


Several things got me started, Tricia Drameh’s post:

https://authortriciadrammeh.wordpress.com/2017/05/28/become-a-millionaire-selling-books-on-amazon-or-not/,

Then something similar on Chuck Wendig’s blog about giving books time to ferment:

http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2017/05/30/d...

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Published on June 25, 2017 05:26 • 6 views
Rachel  Connor Rachel Connor's blog:

It’s time for another cuppa and catchup! This time I invited the lovely Liz de Jager along to talk about writing YA, bullet journals and pearls of wisdom for her younger writing self…


Rachel Connor: Welcome to my humble blog, Liz! Tell us a bit about yourself and what creative stuff you’re work...

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Published on June 25, 2017 07:12 • 4 views
Mario Garrido Espinosa Mario Garrido Espinosa's blog:
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Para celebrar la salida en formato papel de “Las Sinergias de Marcio”, hasta el 16 de julio, por la compra del libro en cualquiera de sus formatos obtendrás un segundo libro en formato ebook.
Es muy sencillo:
1) Pilla tu ejemplar en cualquiera de sus formatos: http://amzn.to/2tNlYtr
a) Formato... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 26, 2017 03:18 • 1 view
Joy Mutter Joy Mutter's blog:
A Slice of the Seventies (The Mug Trilogy, #1) by Joy Mutter The Kindle of A Slice of the Seventies is FREE on Amazon today, 26th June until the 28th June.

A Slice of the Seventies is the first book in the Mug trilogy. It tells the story of Jersey-born Mug, a troubled girl from a recently broken home. It covers her experiences as a teenager at the Isle of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 26, 2017 03:04 • 4 views
Steve A. Wiggins Steve A. Wiggins's blog:

[image error]“Television today plays too great a part in our national life for us to allow it to fall into misuse by unprincipled hucksters. We must demonstrate at the polls tomorrow that we will not be treated like suckers at a nation-wide Republican carnival.” The words aren’t mine. Nor are the...

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Published on June 26, 2017 02:07 • 1 view
Kaia Bennett Kaia Bennett's blog:

This week there were several discussions about dark romance and erotica.


Again.


It’s also known as transgressive fiction.


Or rape fiction. Or more derisively “rape as romance” as it’s called in the romance community. Some of these discussions concerned the nature of trigger warnings, and how to make...

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Published on June 25, 2017 07:01 • 1 view
Christina C. Jones Christina C. Jones's blog:

Unedited. Subj[image error]ect to change. enjoy.

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Published on June 25, 2017 07:18 • 1 view
Marc Aplin Marc Aplin's blog:
For those of us who like a touch of the magical and the medieval, nothing quite beats a visit to a fictional castle. But with all those trap doors, winding passageways, and changeable stairs, it’s hard to know where to start and how to make the most of your time. Yes, you may already have […]
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Published on June 25, 2017 23:00 • 8 views
Josephine Moon Josephine Moon's blog:

Right now, I’m looking for characters. I have a new, delicious novel a-brewin’ and I’m looking for characters to fill the pages. But where do they come from?


Main characters I have known and loved…


Kate Fullerton, the main character of The Tea Chest, arrived between the time it took for me to sni...

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Published on June 26, 2017 02:47 • 7 views
Vivian Eve Vivian Eve's blog:


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I have arrived in heaven and it’s snowing outside and I couldn’t be happier!!!! If you are ever in NYC make sure to stop by Housing Works Bookstore and Cafe because it’s magnificent and I never wanna leave

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Published on June 25, 2017 12:30 • 6 views
Paula Stokes Paula Stokes's blog:
Hi lovely bookish peeps :) It's Book Blast time and I'm giving away the first finished copy of my newest contemporary novel, THIS IS HOW IT HAPPENED.

About two-thirds of the book takes place in Springdale, Utah, near or in Zion National Park, one of my favorite places on Earth.

View of Zion Canyon... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 25, 2017 19:39 • 2 views
Mariko Tamaki Mariko Tamaki's blog:
This year I was honored to be a guest keynote for the 2017 Queers and Comics Conference, which is run by the amazing Justin Hall and Jennifer Camper (give them a hand) and featured a carnival of incredible writers and artists and fans.



This weekend CCA released the video of the keynotes and confe... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 25, 2017 17:57 • 3 views
J.P. Mac J.P. Mac's blog:

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Free UK ebook site Bookangel saluted my western-romance parody over on Goodreads. Among other complimentary remarks, they referred to 50 Shades of Zane Grey as ". . . a hysterically funny and very keenly observed skewering of Fifty Shades of Grey."

Read more here.

A depressing day, surr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 25, 2017 11:24 • 6 views
Melissa Foster Melissa Foster's blog:
THRILL OF LOVE is off to the editor! Squee!!! This book...OMG...I bawled my eyes out and I LOVED writing it. Ty and Aiyla are amazing together!! You will not want to miss this book. It's a much bigger story than what you might be used to, and it's definitely a story not to be missed. For those of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 26, 2017 02:46 • 6 views
S.J. Pajonas S.J. Pajonas's blog:

I’m back from vacation!! Though it was a vacation from work, it wasn’t one of those on-the-beach relaxing vacations. It was a DisneyWorld vacation! We walked a lot every day. We came home exhausted. I’ve spent this whole Sunday recovering since we got home late last night. I’m going to share what...

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Published on June 25, 2017 14:55 • 1 view
H.Y. Hanna H.Y. Hanna's blog:

I want a garden like this!

OMG – I’ve discovered gardening… I think I’m in love!! Is this another symptom of middle age setting in??

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Published on June 25, 2017 09:02 • 6 views
Jon Bloom Jon Bloom's blog:
Love Suffers Long

Ask the apostle Paul what the fruits of the Spirit are, and the first thing he says is love (Galatians 5:22). Paul would say love is the greatest of the fruit of the Spirit, just as he said love was the greatest gift of the Spirit (1 Corinthians 13:13).



Then ask Paul what love is, and what does h...

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Published on June 25, 2017 17:03 • 6 views
Sally McKenney Sally McKenney's blog:

And try my M&M ice cream cookie sandwiches!


Deliciously soft and sprinkle funfetti sugar cookies with ice cream! These rainbow ice cream cookie sandwiches are so much fun! Use any flavor ice cream! Recipe on sallysbakingaddiction.com


Fully embracing summer right now as I take another bite out of an ice cream sandwich that’s so full of rainbow goodness, a bowl of lucky charms would be jealous. While also kicking my feet up with the AC blasting and all the blinds closed because (1...

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Published on June 25, 2017 21:00 • 4 views
Teresa Cameselle Teresa Cameselle's blog:

Por prescripción médica.Para la salud mental.Para el corazón dolorido.Para la morriña.Para los días grises y para los azules.Porque tú lo vales.Una Gloria al día, las penas espantaría.





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Published on June 26, 2017 00:00 • 5 views
Philip Sandifer Philip Sandifer's blog:

As an excuse to let Peter Capaldi exclaim “a Mondasian Cyberman!” it’s a solid one. This is not an inherently less worthwhile pursuit than getting Ysanne Churchman back to do the Alpha Centauri voice, so let’s roll with it. After all, the other Peladon-related angle to work here is “the Monster o...

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Published on June 26, 2017 02:00 • 4 views
Eli Easton Eli Easton's blog:

I recently was asked to do an interview with a site called Airship Ambassador, a steampunk site. They had found me via my story, “Caress”, which is a steampunk mm romance that was published in Dreamspinner’s “Steamed Up” anthology and again in Wilde Stories 2014: The Year’s Best Gay Speculative F...

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Published on June 25, 2017 06:23 • 7 views
Kelly  Jensen Kelly Jensen's blog:

Backlist July


 


Last year, I finally put into process a thing I’d been wanting to make a tradition in my reading life. I dedicated an entire month to reading nothing but backlist titles. Backlist titles seem to fall to the wayside, especially when it comes to blogging, since so many new and upcoming titles h...

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Published on June 25, 2017 22:00 • 10 views
Sara Raasch Sara Raasch's blog:


Drafting THESE REBEL WAVES Book 2. Yes, already. And yes, I typed “Pirate Book 2” first because it’ll always be Pirate Book in my heart. Expect a #minutewriters vid re: the sheer suck of drafting soon. #amwriting

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Published on June 25, 2017 19:39 • 4 views
Clifford Browder Clifford Browder's blog:



MUMMIES  LIKE  YOU’VE  NEVER  SEEN  MUMMIES
WHAT  NEW  TECHNOLOGY  REVEALS
INTERACT  WITH  THE  LONG  BURIED  DEAD
THE  SECRETS  OF  AMERICA  REVEALED
THE  PRESIDENT,  THE  HOLLYWOOD  STAR 
THE  ATHLETE,  THE  SCIENTIST
SEE  THEIR  FALSE  TEETH  AND  HAIR
THEIR  CAVITIES,  THEIR  FACE  LIFTS

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Published on June 25, 2017 04:36 • 7 views
Melissa Haag Melissa Haag's blog:
Yep, Demon Ember is officially live and readers are already devouring it and asking when the next book will be out.  Sept 5th, latest!  
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Published on June 25, 2017 15:59 • 8 views
Karen Chance Karen Chance's blog:

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The rough draft of “Lover’s Knot” is now complete. I am having the novella copy edited, and as soon as I receive it back, I’ll upload it to Amazon and Smashwords. So you may want to avoid downloading it until then, to ensure that you have the best quality copy possible. However, i...

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Published on June 23, 2017 15:47 • 12 views
Iria López Teijeiro Iria López Teijeiro's blog:

Se conoce como primer manuscrito o primer borrador a lo que será la primera versión de la novela, ya que después de escribirla tocará dejarla reposar en un cajón para luego retomarla y empezar el trabajo más duro, de chapa y pintura, que consiste en arreglar y pulir versión tras versión hasta que...

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Published on June 26, 2017 01:53 • 9 views
D. Moonfire D. Moonfire's blog:

Well, it's Sunday and time to switch gears on writing projects. I found it easier to treat my overwhelming number of projects as iterations like software development. Work from Monday to Sunday, then decide the next project (which may be the same one). Unfortunately I have some obligations that n...

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Published on June 24, 2017 17:00 • 6 views
Fran Zabaleta Fran Zabaleta's blog:

[image error]Hace poco más de un mes te presenté la serie Historias para disfrutar de la historia, ¿te acuerdas? ¿No? A ver, haz memoria, ¿algo de ficción histórica?... Está bien, calamidad, te refresco eso que tienes entre las orejas, que ya sé que andas a cien cosas a la vez.

Se trata de una se...

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Published on June 19, 2017 00:25 • 6 views
Lawrence R. Spencer Lawrence R. Spencer's blog:

  PROTECT ME


“Protect me from knowing what I don’t need to know. Protect me from even knowing that there are things to know that I don’t know. Protect me from knowing that I decided not to know about the things that I decided not to know about. Amen. Lord, lord, lord. Protect me from the consequences of the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 26, 2017 01:45 • 7 views
Jane Blythe Jane Blythe's blog:
Mackenzie felt like she was stuck on a rollercoaster in the fog. Her stomach and her head were swirling up and down and up and down and up and down. She couldn't see, her ears were filled with a rushing sound like she was still under the water.

She was going to be sick.

She groaned, and the man at... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 26, 2017 01:44 • 19 views
Wojciech Orliński Wojciech Orliński's blog:

Postanowiłem wrócić do tradycji notek drogowych, bo się przestraszyłem, że niektórzy na serio wierzą, że w zeszłym tygodniu rozpoczęła się budowa południowej obwodnicy Warszawy - bo minister ceremonialnie nacisnął guzik.



Budowa trwa już od maja, o czym warszawscy kierowcy powinni wiedzieć, bo już...

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Published on June 25, 2017 04:57 • 4 views
Max Frei Max Frei's blog:
В старых записях вместо нужной информации случайно нашлось:

А из нашего окна
бездна адская видна.
А из вашего окошка
только райский сад немножко.


(Там в комментариях тоже прекрасное есть)
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Published on June 25, 2017 15:57 • 7 views
Paty Jager Paty Jager's blog:

Read to the bottom to find out how you can win an Amazon gift card!!
 
In 2004, I was diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer. While receiving treatments, well-meaning friends arrived laden with gifts and bags of books.  An avid reader, I looked forward to discovering new authors and genres. Tha... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 26, 2017 00:01 • 8 views
Carol Hedges Carol Hedges's blog:

So here we are, almost the end of June and I am reassured that my Winter fuel payment will still be paid. For now. Last Winter, I probably spent it at least 20 time over. The price of oil is supposed to be lower than at any time over the past few years, yet I was spending every penny I earned on... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 25, 2017 01:47 • 6 views
Giovanna Fletcher Giovanna Fletcher's blog:


Got my copy and I can’t wait to read it!!!

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Published on June 24, 2017 03:24 • 7 views
Andrew Cartmel Andrew Cartmel's blog:
For most of last year my local cinema in south London was in a state of chaos, being ripped apart and undergoing extensive renovations. While part of this project was to generally upgrade the screens and seating — a good thing — another major objective was to install a new 4DX screen.

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Published on June 25, 2017 02:00 • 6 views
Ali Ohadi Ali Ohadi's blog:
فکر می کنم نظرات و اطلاعاتت تحت تاثیر اخبار و شایعات "من در آوردی" این روزها در ولایت باشد! من اما متاسفانه یا خوشبختانه، به آن "تولیدات ویژه" دسترسی ندارم و اصولن به جعلیاتی به نام تواریخ شیعه هم اعتمادی نیست. نظرات من هم البته شخصی است. با این همه همین ها را هم وامدار این و آن هستم، و چون نمی د... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 26, 2017 01:27 • 10 views
Deborah Camp Deborah Camp's blog:
Freebies. Why That Still Smarts.Giving books away has been a no-no in my life ever since I was first published. It was drummed into me by other authors to NEVER give away your work -- except to your mother and maybe some siblings (providing they actually read books). So, now that every expert in... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 25, 2017 12:54 • 7 views
David Abrams David Abrams's blog:

Simply put, the best sentence(s) I’ve read this past week, presented out of context and without commentary.


I’m a novelist. My business is with souls and what goes on in them.
The Dain Curse
by Dashiell Hammett

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Published on June 25, 2017 07:04 • 6 views
Jen Black Jen Black's blog:
We had a cloudy day yesterday (25th June). The temperature dropped to a mere 28. Inside the mill, it dropped to 24.5 which was really comfortable. So we did some work – sweeping, dusting, tidying up for me and working on the hedge for Bill.
The water in the pool was still silky warm, but today it... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 25, 2017 23:59 • 6 views
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