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Jenna Moquin Jenna Moquin's blog:
I've been married, and although I like the idea of having someone special in my life, I don't know that I will ever get married again.

My husband turned into a completely different person once we were married, and I've heard that happen to too many women for it to be a coincidence. I also believe... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2015 15:47 • 16 views
Samantha Cole Samantha Cole's blog:
Coming soon to iBooks, Barnes & Noble and more!!!
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Published on July 31, 2015 14:52 • 2 views
Ryan C. Thomas Ryan C. Thomas's blog:
Well, the long and the short of it is Riothouse Productions has not been in touch with me for months. The option has run out, and despite them telling me a new contract is coming, I haven't heard anything. At this point, I'm not holding my breath. They are great people, don't get me wrong, so the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2015 14:51 • 62 views
Vasilina Orlova Vasilina Orlova's blog:

В последнее время захотелось перевести кое-что из того, что я писала на английском.


Из серии «Сверкающие роботы»


Пальто (Coat)


когда планета, с которой она была,

взорвалась,

оставя облако газа,

были выжившие,

в туристических и бизнес-поездках,

занятые торговлей, искусством и наукой,

в различных уголках, т...

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Published on June 21, 2015 15:24 • 3 views
Peter L. Berger Peter L. Berger's blog:

First San Bernardino, then Detroit. Illinois cities and towns from Chicago on down in trouble. Now this, via theWSJ:


Investors are bracing for Puerto Rico to miss about $58 million in bond payments in coming days, as the U.S. commonwealth attempts to restructure $72 billion of debt.

Saturday’s dea...
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Published on July 31, 2015 12:37 • 1 view
Grace Burrowes Grace Burrowes's blog:

Chapter ThreefromTremaine’s True Love, Book One in the True Gentlemen series, coming next Tuesday, August 4!

Original article: Third Chapter of TREMAINE’S TRUE LOVE

2015 Her Grace Notes Blog. All Rights Reserved.

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Published on July 31, 2015 09:10 • 3 views
Linda Yezak Linda Yezak's blog:

Especially for writers, the “Starting a New Manuscript” edition.


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Published on July 31, 2015 03:00 • 4 views
Scott Sigler Scott Sigler's blog:

As part of the promotion of ALIVE, we decided to make prop spears. (Spears feature prominently in the novel.)


Super talented artist, prop maker and all around great guyFrank Ippolito designed and made them, and generously invited us to his shop to help put the finishing touches on his awesome work...

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Published on July 31, 2015 13:23 • 5 views
Jodi Meadows Jodi Meadows's blog:

How is it August tomorrow?? I’m not ready!


What I’ve been working on: I’ve been writing my first draft of Cell Story (a code name), as well as writing synopses for the entire series. I like to know exactly where I’m going with a story before I get too far in.


But I also just got copyedits for MY LA...

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Published on July 31, 2015 13:42 • 8 views
Tom Merritt Tom Merritt's blog:

I’m coming to you all live from Smoke Monster III at the Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort. Smoke Monster has became one of the starting points of the FSL All Star Weekend Festivities. While we won’t hear teams announced until tomorrow, Shecky’s got some inside info and feels comfortable with the...

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Published on July 30, 2015 16:45 • 4 views
Jennifer Crusie Jennifer Crusie's blog:

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I know, I name drop him all the time, but I’m very proud that Russ Parsons, internationally known writer, IS MY COUSIN. And he has a great weekly e-mail newsletter, In the Kitchen, that you should subscribe to if you like food. Sign up here because Russ is possibly the only person who has gone...

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Published on July 31, 2015 04:14 • 1 view
Derek Landy Derek Landy's blog:
Minions of the world, unite for the awesomeness...
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Published on July 31, 2015 08:03 • 8 views
Carrie Vaughn Carrie Vaughn's blog:

Ugh, this week, I’m just waiting for a bunch of stuff to happen and it’s hard!


But I got a new toy:


overlock


Some of you will know what you’re looking at. For those you don’t: this is an overlock stitch, and it requires a specialized sewing machine called a serger to make it. And it’s awesome because it...

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Published on July 31, 2015 07:56 • 6 views
Dianne Duvall Dianne Duvall's blog:
Happy Friday! It's been a hot, hot (did I mention hot?) week with triple digit temps and no rain in sight. I spent much of my time inside, basking in the AC while I worked on my upcoming Shadows Strike Blog Tour and something else I hope to share with you soon. ;-)


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Published on July 31, 2015 03:17 • 3 views
Margaret Roach Margaret Roach's blog:

FOR MOST OF MY CAREER, I was an editor more than a writer, and good thing. Editing is the gardener’s [read more…]


The post august garden chores appeared first on A Way To Garden.



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Published on July 31, 2015 06:27 • 4 views
Holly Tucker Holly Tucker's blog:

By Sara J. Schechner (Guest Contributor)


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The dome-shaped shell was once a walking signboard. Graffiti cut by sailors into the shell reads “SHIP ABIGAIL / 1835 B[en]j[amin] Clark / MASTER.” Now the Galapagos tortoise specimen R-11064 belongs to Harvard’s Museum of Comparative Zool...

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Published on July 31, 2015 05:00 • 4 views
Kim Fielding Kim Fielding's blog:

If you’ve read Astounding!, you know that John and Carter first get to know each other over a meal at a restaurant where you make your own pancakes. Well, you’ll be delighted to know that such a place actually exists in Portland, Oregon. It’s called Slappy Cakes, and I recently ate there.


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Published on July 31, 2015 09:55 • 3 views
Melissa Eskue Ousley Melissa Eskue Ousley's blog:
I've decided to do something crazy with my writing career. I'm posting Sunset Empire to Wattpad. Which means you can read it for free.



As you might have guessed from the cover, Sunset Empire is a ghost story. Here's the description:

We all have monsters within us. Some of them are real. After her f... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2015 13:48 • 4 views
Rachel Aaron Rachel Aaron's blog:
Hi everyone, this is Travis. I realized that we have a lot of new readers lately. If you want to be a better writer, there's yearsof materials here on Pretentious Title to dig through!

But no one likes digging through years of old posts. So, to help you all out, I've put together a quick link roun... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2015 07:34 • 2 views
Betsy Phillips Betsy Phillips's blog:

Here we are at 66,000 words. I have come from one weird, ridiculous things and something happens that leads into a tragic, ridiculous thing. I have been struggling with the “something happens” part.


I woke up in the middle of the night with a pain in my toe. See, some idiot dog stepped on my toe a...

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Published on July 31, 2015 05:34 • 4 views
Helen Lowe Helen Lowe's blog:
UK cover

UK cover

As my regular readers will know, on the first of the month (US Eastern Standard Time) I post on the Supernatural Underground—and that will be later today, NZ time.

As you may also know, earlier in the month I heralded the reveal of both the US and UK covers for Daughter Of Blood, The Wa...

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Published on July 31, 2015 11:30 • 2 views
B.A. Tortuga B.A. Tortuga's blog:

Blindride 800

So, let’s talk cowboys.

Not just any cowboys. Bullriders.

Don’t get me wrong. I would have to hang my head if I didn’t write working cowboys and ropers, blue collar weekend cowboys and ranchers. The entirety of cowboy culture is, if not happy-making sometimes (because I don’t just write the good p...

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Published on July 31, 2015 06:03 • 2 views
Kevin Sylvester Kevin Sylvester's blog:
My book MINRs is coming out September 22 from Simon and Schuster

To celebrate, I'm running a giveaway on GoodReads (ENTER HERE).

There are three signed ARCS (Advance Reader's Copies) up for grabs - for US readers only. The draw is August 22.

To make it more fun I'm also going to add some of my origi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2015 06:20 • 4 views
Jenn Reese Jenn Reese's blog:

Due to my recent videogame obsessions, I’ve been spending a lot more time on Tumblr these days. That’s how I found this incredible drawing of Aluna from the Above World series by artist Mentacose. I love everything about it — her hair, the expression in her eyes, her clothes, the breathing shell…...

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Published on July 31, 2015 10:02 • 4 views
K. Sawyer Paul K. Sawyer Paul's blog:

Consider this a starter pack.

Episode 93: Revolving Doors

The story goes like this: Theophilus Van Kannel hated chivalry. There was nothing he despised more than trying to walk in or out of a building, and locking horns with other men in a game of “oh you first, I insist.” But most of all, Theoph...

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Published on July 31, 2015 06:50 • 2 views
Tim Challies Tim Challies's blog:

I am in the enjoyable position of receiving copies of most of the latest and greatest Christian books, and every few weeks I like to provide a round-up of what is new and particularly notable. It has been a little while since my last update and, even though this is a slower time of the year for n...

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Published on July 31, 2015 05:01 • 4 views
Larry Correia Larry Correia's blog:

I wasn’t going to bother fisking the latest Article of the Week about the evils of the Sad Puppies campaign, but I figured what the hell, it’s Friday.


And when I say Article of the Week, I’m not really exaggerating. Apparently the Guardian is all worked up about Sad Puppies. A cursory Google searc...

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Published on July 31, 2015 12:41 • 6 views
Francesca Lia Block Francesca Lia Block's blog:


Anna Akana was a (charming, brilliant) student in my UCLA Extension Novel Class. I later found out she is also an actress, filmmaker and Youtube Star. She and Brad Gage interviewed me for their podcast Explain Things To Me. Check it out for a few writing tips. Anna is wearing a Dangerous Angels T...

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Published on July 31, 2015 09:29 • 3 views
Rachel Neumeier Rachel Neumeier's blog:

Yeah, actually, I’m avoiding sugar this week, but I thought you all deserved a pointer to this delightfully-named cake. The recipe is at Smitten Kitchen and I would never have known about it except for a link via Maureen at By Singing Light.


Blueberry Boy Bait as posted at Smitten Kitchen


I mean,...

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Published on July 31, 2015 10:11 • 3 views
Matt Fraction Matt Fraction's blog:


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Published on July 31, 2015 13:06 • 7 views
Cate Gardner Cate Gardner's blog:
For a while now, I've not been reading as much as I should and my to read pile is seriously dusty (or would be if I didn't dust the shelves). My attempt with posts like this is to encourage me to stop faffing about on Facebook and get back to reading all of the things...

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Published on July 31, 2015 11:03 • 4 views
Zoë Marriott Zoë Marriott's blog:
Woohoo, happy Friday muffins! You made it, and the week is so, so nearly over. Here are three pieces of good news to speed you onto the weekend:

1) Today's blogpost is a juicy, spoilerific deleted scene from THE NAME OF THE BLADE which has never been released before and is being hosted exclusi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2015 01:52 • 4 views
Maurice G. Miller Maurice G. Miller's blog:
Flickr photo by Craig Morey

I’ve made it through the initial waves of the storm. Eighteen months’ worth of writing, editing, anxiety, formatting, book cover creation, writing a blurb, self-doubt, launch promo, platform building, and experiencing all the ups and downs that go along with being a newbie Indie Author. In the en... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2015 13:12 • 13 views
Andrew Peterson Andrew Peterson's blog:

Of all thecreatures in Aerwiar, the snickbuzzard is perhaps the most lobidious. Why? Read on to find out, although I warn you—I haven’t slept since seeing the picture at the bottom of this post. Podo was sipping thick black bean brew and half-listening to his new friend Lennry Gardensmith blab ab...

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Published on July 31, 2015 13:00 • 8 views
Michael Schmicker Michael Schmicker's blog:
Library Thing is tiny compared with Goodreads – only 1.9 million members. More hippie commune than Amazon corporate, it exudes a funky 1950s, Dewey decimal vibe. But I find it refreshing when I tire of Jeff Bezos’ uber-efficient but Orwellian empire. If you’re not a member, you might want to chec... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2015 13:09 • 5 views
Slavoj Žižek Slavoj Žižek's blog:



Perhaps one day historians will look at the bomb crater left behind by last week’s suicide attack on the Turkish-Syrian border town of Suruc, which left 32- left-wing students dead, and consider it a turning point in what is benignly referred to as ‘international relations’.

A storm is slowly gath...

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Published on July 31, 2015 13:06 • 3 views
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