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Penelope Marzec Penelope Marzec's blog:

On Sunday night, I was invited to join Authors in the Round, a live radio show hosted by Karen Smith, president of Three Worlds Press. The show was broadcast fromhttp://www.40footholestudio.comin Lanoka Harbor at the Murray Grove Retreat Center. It was a wonderful experience.Scott Wieczorekis on... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 06:50 • 1 view
Leanna Renee Hieber Leanna Renee Hieber's blog:
The DARK NEST saga returns!

Dear Readers,

The rights tomyvery first piece of published fiction, DARK NEST, and their sequels,have allreturned to me, and I'm thrilled to be making all three DARK NEST saga pieces available in separate digital formats, or in a compilation volume that will be available... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 19:16 • 1 view
Leif Gregersen Leif Gregersen's blog:
Hello my dear readers! I thought I would change things around a bit and write here a little more about books, specifically books that influenced my own writing. Today I was thinking that I should write about a book which is one of my biggest writing influences, and is my favorite book of all time... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 19:29 • 18 views
Jennifer Leighton Jennifer Leighton's blog:
In celebration of August being National Read-A-Romance month, Angel Fallen is now sale priced at .99 cents!

Click here to purchase on Amazon. :)

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Published on August 04, 2015 19:26 • 1 view
Nicholette Campbell Nicholette Campbell's blog:
“Thomas, Elijah is doing great today, and you mustn’t keep him confined like this,” the doctor said cheerfully. “He needs some sunshine.” Dr. Hartley proceeded to open the white miniblinds to reveal the morning sun brightly shining outside. I was finally able to distinguish all the people who cro... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 18:30 • 70 views
Clarissa Simmens Clarissa Simmens's blog:
Dad was a great story teller
A bard who hoarded words
And plots, heard in the kitchen
Where he slept on the ledge of a stove
In old Romani slave quarters
Surrounded by the rich earth
Of what is now Moldova
Somewhat drunk by the wine
The children consumed
Because the water was poison
And it was thirsty work... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 18:27 • 7 views
D.L.  Clarke D.L. Clarke's blog:
Just one of the reasons why I love my husband:


Several years ago, while under the influence of the demanding thumb of a dental receptionist/collections office job, I announced to my husband that I wanted to be the owner of a pig.
His initial reaction was one that would be expected under such inquir... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 18:22 • 5 views
Howard  Parsons Howard Parsons's blog:
Can an All-American mermaid find love and happiness while living and working in the big city? Penelope Anne Tench has searched for years, but neither love nor happiness seems destined to come her way. She’s about to give up on life completely when she decides to have a bit of fun by playing a jok... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 17:50 • 6 views
Ronald Malfi Ronald Malfi's blog:
My good pal, the incomparable Hunter Shea, was kind enough to interview me and talk about Little Girls (the book, not actual little girls)...

http://huntershea.com/2015/08/04/an-i...

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Published on August 04, 2015 16:59 • 6 views
Joshua Holland Joshua Holland's blog:
It's hard to be someone you're not. We all see other people who have things that maybe we wish we had in our own lives. Gosh, it could be anything: money, popularity, success, looks, hair, you name it. While it's easy to yearn for those qualities that are perhaps out of our reach just yet, it's a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 16:58 • 27 views
Jon D. Kurtz Jon D. Kurtz's blog:
I conducted an Author Spotlight interview today with the local ABC television affiliate, WHTM ABC-27 in Harrisburg PA.

For those interested in viewing the three minute segment, it is filed at http://abc27.com/2015/08/04/author-sp....

Don't forget to go to the Author Jon D. Kurtz Facebook page and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 16:36 • 7 views
Jenna Moquin Jenna Moquin's blog:
I have an ongoing Book Bucket List; as I read the list diminishes, but as time goes on more books are added to it, so it's always changing. As of now, the remaining items on my Book Bucket List are A Tale of Two Cities, Slaughterhouse Five, Stephen King's Dark Tower series, Kate Chopin's The Awak... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 16:09 • 31 views
Alethea Kontis Alethea Kontis's blog:

My Family Reunion has a logo. Does yours?There are many Rules of DragonCon that those of us who are perennials have adopted over the years. Most of them revolve around elevators (You have to go down to go up. Always make room for the handicapped. Always follow a Ghostbuster) or walkways (Don’t take photos in the walkways. Avoid the habi...

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Published on August 04, 2015 15:07 • 8 views
Java Davis Java Davis's blog:
My latest blog post about visiting my parents' interment site and leaving two glass stones.
http://theroadtripwriter.com/two-glas...
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Published on August 04, 2015 15:57 • 36 views
Glen Hepker Glen Hepker's blog:
“Glen, it seems that, in my life when I feel the greatest sense of gratitude, it makes me feel best about my day, my life. It seems that, while feeling the wonderful outcome of this insight, I feel more healthy than at any other time. Is this what you mean when you say that true appreciation can... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 15:53 • 5 views
Gayle Lynds Gayle Lynds's blog:
How did your day begin? Mine started with excitement! Producer Joanna Bloem has been working for years to make my second novel, Mosaic, into a movie. That's what it takes these days, but few people have the stamina and belief to succeed. This morning she announced, "We have a Director, Sean McNam... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 15:50 • 7 views
Amy Wolf Amy Wolf's blog:
My book The Misses Brontes Establishment is a Kindle Scout winner and is currently on presale at Amazon!

Plus, the paperback is available.

All at this pithy link: http://www.amazon.com/MISSES-BRONT%C3...

If you love the Brontes, Victorian novels, alternate history and a whole bunch more, please chec... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 15:34 • 5 views
D. Kenton Mellott D. Kenton Mellott's blog:
I am looking for some honest and legitimate Kindle reviews. To that end I am willing to provide FREE Kindle books for the first ten (10) people that send me an email request for the digital version of EXOPHOBE.

Obviously I believe in my work. The proof, as they say, is in the pudding, so we'll jus... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 15:33 • 47 views
Sparkster Hubs Sparkster Hubs's blog:
Bonus Material

Due to the fact that the writing process of this book has taken so long, I have decided to include bonus material at the end of the book.

This bonus material comes in the form of a separate short ebook which details some of my personal experiences with the UFO phenomenon which I orig... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 15:17 • 28 views
Lucie Novak Lucie Novak's blog:
I have a gay male friend. He is black, very good looking, smart, confident and nice. When we rarely talk about how difficult it still might be to be gay, he denies it. He claims dating and everything is easy. Of course, part of it is his bubbly personality,,cheerful, happy. But part of it is that... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 15:16 • 14 views
Karen Ann Hopkins Karen Ann Hopkins's blog:
You can read Gaia in paperback through Amazon and on Kindle today!
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Published on August 04, 2015 15:15 • 7 views
David   Gustafson David Gustafson's blog:
The competition with our own ladyboy reality diva Carla Flamingo is getting fierce!!

2.7 million viewers tuned into "I Am Cait" on the E! Network to share in the not-so-private sexual transformation of former Olympian Bruce Jenner.

Therefore, we have reduced the price of our satire "Bonjour Amig... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 15:01 • 5 views
Ciara Xyerra Ciara Xyerra's blog:

so. we moved last week. we hired movers before we discovered that i was pregnant, & thank god we did because the miscarriage really took it out of me. for the last week before we moved, i was in a lot of physical pain (cramps, migraines, etc) & was basically useless as far as gathering bo...

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Published on August 04, 2015 07:49 • 9 views
Larry Correia Larry Correia's blog:

We’re doing Challenge Coins again! Last time we did a Kickstarter and sold over $100,000 worth of them, which turned out to be a LOT of freaking coins. So we’ve learned from last time around and will be doing a few things differently.


This post was written by Jack Wylder. He’s the poor guy who act...

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Published on August 04, 2015 09:11 • 7 views
Christopher Farnsworth Christopher Farnsworth's blog:

The Eternal World Cover


Today’s the day: my latest book, THE ETERNAL WORLD, is on sale everywhere from William Morrow. If you haven’t already, you can get your copy fromAmazon,Barnes & Noble,iBooks, or from your local bookstore throughIndieBound.


But if you prefer the personal touch, you’re in Los Angeles tonight,...

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Published on August 04, 2015 06:33 • 4 views
Jake Adelstein Jake Adelstein's blog:

Disclaimer: I am currently a caretaker of former Bitcoin Tycoon, Mark Karpeles’s two cats.Yes, his pussy manager. Throw the jokes out there.On the assumption that both humans and cats are innocent until proven guilty, I agreed to take on the care of the cats for the time being–despite deadly cat...

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Published on August 04, 2015 05:14 • 3 views
Frank Portman Frank Portman's blog:
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Published on August 04, 2015 07:40 • 6 views
Jim Hinckley Jim Hinckley's blog:
Author Jim Hinckley signs books for clients traveling
Route 66 with Hop A Long Travel of Norway
during their stop at the Powerhouse Visitor Center
in Kingman, Arizona. The title for today's post is somewhat lengthy but it stilldoes not adequately describe everything that has happened over the cour... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 14:10 • 5 views
Clifford Garstang Clifford Garstang's blog:

moduleCASE80I’m currently working on revisions to my novel manuscript. I’ve been over the draft numerous times, so I’m not finding a lot of typos or grammar errors. My focus this time through, rather, is on style and continuity.


But I am spotting the occasional error, and I want to bring one of those to your...

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Published on August 04, 2015 10:04 • 5 views
David Petersen David Petersen's blog:
Last Christmas, I tried my hand at wandmaking. I like woodworking and chances to work with my hands, so as gifts for my three nieces, I set out to make some wands. However, I wanted to put my own artistic voice in them, so instead of trying to pass these off as some other wand-maker, I opted to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 06:00 • 6 views
Gretchen Rubin Gretchen Rubin's blog:
IsAGoodServantButABadMaster_124909

From Further Secrets of Adulthood: “_____ is a good servant but a bad master.”


What else would you suggest?


Habits, certainly.


Ambition.


Television.


Punctuality.


How would you fill in that blank?




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Published on August 04, 2015 12:44 • 9 views
Jessica Brody Jessica Brody's blog:
Three boys…
One hot Summer.
Who will you fall in love with?


GraysonMEET GRAYSON

Three Adjectives to Describe Him: Confident, Charming, Impulsive


Something Most People Don’t Know About Him: Grayson’s first kiss was with a girl he met on the island of Winlock Harbor. To this day, he’s never told anyone her rea...

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Published on August 04, 2015 06:00 • 6 views
Matt Fraction Matt Fraction's blog:


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Bram Stoker’s Dracula movie fanart by Haruhiko Mikimotoin the February 1993 issue of Animage.

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Published on August 04, 2015 02:03 • 5 views
Alvaro Fernandez Alvaro Fernandez's blog:

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Cell phones and risk of brain tumors: What’s the real science? (CNN):


“…In 2011, the World Health Organization classified the kind of low-energy radiation that cell phones emit as “possibly carcinogenic” because of a link between cell phone use and a type of malignant brain tumor called glioma...

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Published on August 04, 2015 11:07 • 5 views
David M. Gross David M. Gross's blog:

Some news of interest to war tax resisters in particular:

C.J. Hinke has a book coming out: Free Radicals: War Resisters in Prison. Here’s an excerpt. You can also follow the PrisonWarResisters blog which contains a lot of good accounts of mid-twentieth-century conscientious objection in the Un... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 14:28 • 3 views
Richard B. Knight Richard B. Knight's blog:
My short story, Clean Hands, which is a prequel to The Darkness of the Womb, is now free forever. Currently, it's sitting pretty at number one in Catholicism on Amazon(?), as well as number one in Science Fiction and Fantasy (Now that's more like it). If you would like a copy for review, please j... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 14:27 • 30 views
Mark  Lawrence Mark Lawrence's blog:



I'm putting out a book called Gunlaw in instalments every Tuesday and Thursday on Wattpad. It's in the subgenre that folks call "weird western". That's fantasy with gunslingers to you and me.

Please join in the read and help me out with feedback!

Wattpad's free and easy to join. The story can be fo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 14:27 • 31 views
Wil Wheaton Wil Wheaton's blog:

It’s Titansgrave Tuesday!



Chapter Nine isn’t in the book, it wasn’t in the schedule, and it wasn’t something any of us thought about until the day before. If you want to know more details, keep reading. I recommend that you don’t continue this post until you’ve seen the episode, though I avoid any...

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Published on August 04, 2015 10:33 • 24 views
Nancy Boyarsky Nancy Boyarsky's blog:
Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go to the Corner Mailbox

Let me preface this with a caveat. To the police, our lower Westwood neighborhood is one of the safest in L.A. There are a scattering of home burglaries but most criminals working the area have taken to stealing from cars. The latest wr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 14:23 • 6 views
Kim Harrison Kim Harrison's blog:

Yesterday was pretty much the first time in twenty years that I woke up on a Monday and wasn’t ready to write. Oh, I’ve got stuff I could do, but every time I sit down, I get ugly and bad-tempered. I worked all of last year with a stress headache caused by the uncertainty of changing publishers,...

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Published on August 04, 2015 06:42 • 7 views
Timothy Ferriss Timothy Ferriss's blog:

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Phil Libin (@plibin) is the co-founder and executive chairman ofEvernote.


Evernote has roughly 150 million users, and I personally use it at least 10 times a day. It is my external brain for capturing all the information, documents, online articles, lists, etc. in my life.


In this episode, Phil...

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Published on August 04, 2015 04:53 • 5 views
Jeff Somers Jeff Somers's blog:
Jeff's Il Duce Pose

Jeff’s Il Duce Pose


This year I was once again invited to give a seminar on plotting a novel at the Writer’s Digest Annual Conference held in New York City at the rockin’ Roosevelt Hotel. Sure, I’m a cheap date because I live in New Jersey and thus can be booked for this conference for the cost o...

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Published on August 04, 2015 05:59 • 7 views
Z.A. Maxfield Z.A. Maxfield's blog:
STRIKE NOW! The Crossing Borders Rafflecopter giveawayhas ONLY six days left to go. I’m not sure but I think I did a pretty piss poor job of setting it up. Usually, I have my sweetheartWilliam, The Author Conqueror Assistant, set these things up for me because, as we all know, I am a typing monke... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 14:08 • 12 views
N.K. Jemisin N.K. Jemisin's blog:
So, I still don’t like the idea of maps in fantasy novels in general. But I needed one as I wrote The Fifth Season, so after I scrawled something hideous in a Microsoft Word file and sent that to Orbit, and the collective screams of horror died down, they worked with artist Tim Paul to […]
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Published on August 04, 2015 08:58 • 38 views
Lily Koppel Lily Koppel's blog:


Marge & Jo working off the Texas BBQ at the astronaut gym #AstronautWivesClub

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Published on August 04, 2015 10:21 • 4 views
Catherine Schaff-Stump Catherine Schaff-Stump's blog:

Work begins again. We are getting to the weeks where I prep for the new semester as both a teacher and an admin, but having just completed catching up on phone messages and emails, I figured I would take a break to write to you all. Whoops. Phone. BRB.

That was the husband calling about which Mo...

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Published on August 04, 2015 13:51 • 5 views
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