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Wendy Walker Wendy Walker's blog:
I'm happy to announce that The Secret Service is now available as an ebook:
https://gumroad.com/l/wendywalker
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James DeSantis James DeSantis's blog:
My new short story is out + Those Devils (My first Short story) is free for two days. So pick up Those Devils and if you like pick up 0-9 after to see how they link! Thanks guys, have a wonderful day!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pevvB...Those Devils

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Published on July 23, 2014 08:58 • 1 view
Lavender Parker Lavender Parker's blog:
Hey guys! If you didn’t know, Flower in the Desert is now LIVE on Amazon here. You can check out the Sneak Peek here. Hope you like it!
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Published on July 22, 2014 23:13 • 1 view
R_Frederick Riddle R_Frederick Riddle's blog:
Changes are in the air for the Riddle family. Not only am I working on new books to be published, but my wife (Tress Riddle) is working on her debut novel. Such changes are not only exciting, but are pushing us into another realm: Real Self Publishing.

What is Real Self Publishing?

First of all you... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 08:50 • 14 views
Lucia Franco Lucia Franco's blog:
I'm so afraid I'm going to forget someone in my acknowledgements. :/
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Published on July 23, 2014 08:16 • 4 views
Stephanie Ayers Stephanie Ayers's blog:
Today, I have Cassidy Frazee visiting the blog. She has been kind enough to put together a post talking about her writing process. I am out of town today, so I turn my blog over to Cassidy willingly. Next week, I have a spectacular interview with the absolutely down to earth Elizabeth Yon. Please... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 22, 2014 21:49 • 5 views
Sarah Darlington Sarah Darlington's blog:
The One. The Only. Leo MaddoxBy Sarah Darlington
This is Chapter 1 of the free web series about Leo Maddox (one of the leading men from my novel HE BELONGS WITH ME). As it begins it will cover the same span of time HE BELONGS WITH ME covered, so it's essentially a companion novel.
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Published on July 22, 2014 18:01 • 12 views
Tnahsin Garg Tnahsin Garg's blog:

Why? Why does evil exists? Why there is so much of rape, terror, and war all around us? Why can’t the world be free of at least these three horrors? That’s all I ask for. This is 21st century after all!" asks a naive and concerned citizen in despair.


The artist looks at the citizen with sympathy...

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Published on July 23, 2014 08:12 • 11 views
Elizabeth Gilbert Elizabeth Gilbert's blog:

QUESTION OF THE DAY: HOW DO YOU COPE WITH CRITICISM?


A reader asked me this question today, and I thought I would re-post what I wrote about this last year… hope it's helpful!


Also, I want to open up this question for a general discussion — so by all means, please share your own thoughts and wis...

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Published on July 23, 2014 04:43 • 4 views
Amanda Meuwissen Amanda Meuwissen's blog:
It's almost time for my first set of FREE eBook days on Amazon for new title Changeling.

I decided to have it start this coming Monday, July 28th, which also happens to be...my 30th birthday. So as a birthday present to me, I encourage those of you who haven't yet read Changeling to consider gett... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 07:45 • 23 views
Timothy Bazzett Timothy Bazzett's blog:
I was so impressed by this collection of eleven stories, Wendy J. Fox’s THE SEVEN STAGES OF ANGER AND OTHER STORIES. It is Fox’s first book, but it is obvious she has been working on her craft for years, and working hard. And I was hooked from the very first story, “Apricots,” a tale of growing u... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 07:44 • 7 views
Cary Holbert Cary Holbert's blog:
"To the angel of the church in Smyrna write: These are the words of him who is the First and the Last who died and came to life again." Revelation 2:8

The angels communicated the law to Moses. It seems then that “angels” refers to ordained leadership in the church and the angels assigned to those... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 08:31 • 12 views
J.E. Byrne J.E. Byrne's blog:
From Hollow Land, book two of the Dead Land Series:
"God!" I screamed as I looked upward...."No matter how bad it gets, how desperate I become, please don't ever let me lose my humanity!"
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Published on July 23, 2014 07:26 • 25 views
Christine Hurley Deriso Christine Hurley Deriso's blog:
I was privileged to be invited to write a letter to my teen self on the fantabulous website, Dear Teen Me. Check it out at http://dearteenme.com/?p=7511#more-7511 Thirty Sunsets by Christine Hurley Deriso Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 07:24 • 12 views
Riley Mackenzie Riley Mackenzie's blog:
Hi All! *Beautifully Done* Asher's Story is out now!
We have been completely humbled by the response thus far and just wanted to take a moment to thank each and every one of you for taking the time to message us, comment, like our posts, share our book with your friends and write reviews! Without... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 07:23 • 14 views
Regina Puckett Regina Puckett's blog:
Without the Words
Regina Puckett

I add one word after the other
And with each one I rediscover
The beautiful pictures they create
Of life, friendship, love and hate
How dull my world would be
Without the words that set me free
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Published on July 23, 2014 07:14 • 41 views
Kelley Armstrong Kelley Armstrong's blog:

Otherworld Nights comes out October 28 (or thereabouts—it may be slightly different in the UK)


For names, my go-to website is right on my browser bookmark bar. It’s a . I usually pick from the top 1000, just because more common = more recognizable & pronounceable. It also means I won’t pick on...

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Published on June 26, 2014 06:29 • 5 views
Nosy Crow Nosy Crow's blog:

For my birthday a few months ago, Tom kindly gave me a copy of My Mistake by Daniel Menaker. The book is a memoir. Menaker, now in his 70s, worked at The New Yorker as a fact-checker, a copy-editor and then as fiction editor for 26 years, before, as he describes it, being palmed off by editor Tin...

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Published on July 23, 2014 01:30 • 1 view
Nikki del Rosario Nikki del Rosario's blog:
Nakakatampo lang. Nakakasama ng loob. Hindi na dapat ako nagugulat at nasasaktan pero ganoon pa din. Siguro dahil may na-invest akong madaming bagay eh. </3
Thank you for making me feel left out. Thank you for making me feel that I don't belong. Thank you for making me feel alone most of the ti... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 02:11 • 5 views
Martin Walker Martin Walker's blog:
Recently I had the pleasure of playing host to Terrence Gelenter, who runs paris-expat.com.

A fellow writer and fan of Bruno, Terrence was keen to experience the magic of the Perigord, which - as all my loyal readers will know - involved a fair amount of eating.

But it wasn't just food - we visited... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 03:49 • 10 views
J.J. Hensley J.J. Hensley's blog:
I love to run. But, not on the treadmill.

http://bit.ly/1A5zXcJ
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Published on July 23, 2014 06:36 • 6 views
Erkan Saka Erkan Saka's blog:

of course this line of researchalways problematic for me…


DanishPeople Are Genetically Programmed For Happiness






Copenhagen



The Danish are consistently ranked as theworld’s happiest people, and a new study shows that the keymay be foundin their DNA


Why is the grass always greener on social media?

Scientific A...

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Published on July 23, 2014 06:25 • 4 views
Barton Smock Barton Smock's blog:
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I will have my own brand of insignificance.

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to prepare for this character, I meant to gather household items I thought would together be helpful in making the sound of a strange woman saddled with an abundance of me time spanking the daughter of her distant but as yet unrevealed relati... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 06:30 • 20 views
Vincent Zandri Vincent Zandri's blog:
The following essay is now appearing at The Vincent Zandri Vox: http://vincentzandri.blogspot.com/201...


In the places where some of us spend the summer, there is no such thing as a bookstore. You cannot drop in casually or order a book sent home. Or perhaps the nearest bookstore does not have the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 06:29 • 17 views
Virginia Slachman Virginia Slachman's blog:
If you love horses as I do, the following resource is a great way (maybe :) to find a new author to follow.

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The site is a great resource, too, for anyone interested in other mystery themes.

Laura Crum is an author you might not be familiar with--her main character is an equine veterin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 06:23 • 30 views
Leanda de Lisle Leanda de Lisle's blog:


In the Tudor and Stuart period that is my speciality as awriterand historian, there was horrificreligiouspersecution. We should all stand up against it in the world today. We know how inNazi Germany Jews had to wear a yellow star. In Mosul Christian homes today are marked with this symbol standin...

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Published on July 23, 2014 01:33 • 4 views
Chris Guillebeau Chris Guillebeau's blog:

From my inbox:


“I have a sneaking suspicion this feeling of being unsettled won’t go away until I control my freedom.”


A common theme in the emails I receive is one of readers feeling unsettled. People are frustrated with one or more parts of their current life, yet they sense that change is possi...

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Published on July 22, 2014 17:52 • 4 views
Margaret   Taylor Margaret Taylor's blog:
That's right! You asked for it, so here we go...

Both Books 1 & 2 are now available in PRINT!!!

*nod nod* Ahyep, you heard me right. You can now hold Draven and Arin and Terra and Lanni and all the other cast of characters in your very own hands!!!

Create Space: To Light The Dragon's Fire, Book... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 22, 2014 14:13 • 11 views
Jeffrey Clemmons Jeffrey Clemmons's blog:

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Very, very informative and helpful, sure is going to save me a lot of stress later I must say, and I think that any future readers will be happy as well. Didn’t realize I was doing so many things wrong; you win this match Crow.


Originally posted on Ylva Publishing:


1038123_people_seriesIn our last p...

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Published on July 22, 2014 21:50 • 9 views
إيمان ملال إيمان ملال's blog:
كنت أرى تشايكوفسكي يكتب عن "الحب في زمن الكوليرا" وأنطوان تشيخوف يعزف سمفونية حزينة في حين يرقص البجع حول البحيرة في معزوفة ميلان كانديرا الشهيرة. لكن لا شيء كان يضاهي جمال الحوت الذي يخرج من أعماق البحر في لوحة دافنشي الشهيرة.

كنت أعرف أن نحاتا عظيما كإيميل سيوران سيجرح ما تبقى من أوردة القلب ول... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 05:47 • 10 views
Mark  Lawrence Mark Lawrence's blog:
It's a toughie - hi-score so far 8/10 in 2 minutes 9 seconds!

Post your score & time here (no answers/spoilers please)

Mail me if there are any mistakes!

https://www.goodreads.com/quizzes/384... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 05:43 • 36 views
Scott Burtness Scott Burtness's blog:
Ever driven through Wisconsin? If yes, you know what I'm talking about, right? Yeah? That's right! You know what I'm talking about!

If no... get in your car! What the hell, man? Forget that bucket list crapola. All you need is two or three passes along I-94 from Hudson to Milwaukee and you can die... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 05:35 • 28 views
M.J.  Porter M.J. Porter's blog:
Morning, Evening and Afternoon

Now I'm just spoiling you!!


Chapter 2 - Early 1007 - Northman
They’d only just made it home in time. As they’d settled the horses and people within the suddenly, a little too crowded, house near Deerhurst, the faint whispers of snow had begun to fall and by the time th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 05:34 • 30 views
Barbara Delinsky Barbara Delinsky's blog:

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There will be six of us for dinner Saturday night, including a couple of really good cooks, meaning that if I try to compete, I fail. So what to serve? I may write good books, but a gourmet cook I am not.


My gut tells me that it’s best to go with simple and fresh, which, this time of year in the...

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Published on July 23, 2014 02:00 • 12 views
Tessa Harris Tessa Harris's blog:
If you’re trying to get your teen to read this summer, I recommend you point them in the direction of Brandy Schillace’s new vampire series, “The Jacob Maresbeth Chronicles.” The stories are a quirky take on the trials and tribulations of a 16 year-old boy with ‘a blood disorder’ and make for gre... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 05:25 • 30 views
Heather  Leigh Heather Leigh's blog:
To see the cover for Extremely Famous go to either

http://www.therockstarsofromance.com/

or

https://www.facebook.com/therockstars...

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Published on July 23, 2014 05:18 • 11 views
Timothy C. Ward Timothy C. Ward's blog:

George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois have produced many anthologies together, and I can honestly say the arrival of ROGUES had me the most excited. While initially, I had this book on pre-order because I wanted to read the story by Patrick Rothfuss, I was continually impressed by the quality of...

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Published on July 23, 2014 03:59 • 9 views
N.M.  Silber N.M. Silber's blog:

Chapter One


May – Philadelphia


Offices of the Justice Project


10:30 AM


I came charging down the hall, reading the file in my hand, en route to the law library to find Bruce, our head researcher. As soon as I cleared the door, I felt an impact like I had ran run into a brick wall. Looking up, I saw M...

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Published on July 22, 2014 21:05 • 20 views
Vicki L. Weavil Vicki L. Weavil's blog:
Day 49: “C” is for CRYSTAL – I thought I’d share a brief excerpt from CROWN OF ICE, one of the many passages that describe my protagonist’s icy world: As darkness creeps over the fields and forests we head to a castle carved of ice. We head home. At night the palace’s crystal halls are […]
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Published on July 22, 2014 13:53 • 12 views
Mitch Albom Mitch Albom's blog:
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Published on July 22, 2014 14:09 • 14 views
Anita Coleman Anita Coleman's blog:
Common Villages is one of the more unusual of our presbytery's new church developments; actually most of them are pretty unusual :). CV began 10 years ago as Village Pres. Church of Ladera Ranch. In 2014, they redefined themselves. They are now in the process of becoming a wall-less church - an... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 22, 2014 21:00 • 46 views
Jane Lindskold Jane Lindskold's blog:

Back in June, I had a lovely surprise. Chad Merkley, a long-time member of the Wednesday Wandering community, sent me the following:


“I really enjoyed Artemis Awakening. I’m excited for the sequel. One small element that really grabbed my attention was the song that Adara wrote. I felt that it nee...

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Published on July 23, 2014 01:00 • 11 views
Eric Flint Eric Flint's blog:

1636 The Viennese Waltz – Snippet 04


“I’ve been corresponding with King Albrecht and he is supportive of the idea of improvements and so are the Roths,” Karl said. “Silesia is a little more complicated. Well . . . difficult. I will have to convince Aunt Beth that I am not building roads to help my...

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Published on July 22, 2014 22:00 • 8 views
Heather Webber Heather Webber's blog:
Giveaway!

Win one of ten (10) advanced reading copies of ONE POTION IN THE GRAVE, the second book in the Magic Potion mystery series by Heather Blake. Giveaway runs through midnight tonight (7/23/14). Ten winners will be chosen. The giveaway form does not play nice with mobile devices. Please use... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 04:43 • 13 views
Kelly  Jensen Kelly Jensen's blog:
I don't think Gene Yang has written a book yet that I haven't liked. His latest, The Shadow Hero , is an ambitious project, one that should instantly establish itself as part of the comics canon. He's taken an obscure character from the 1940s, possibly the first-ever Asian American superhero, an... Read more of this blog post »
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Liam Howley Liam Howley's blog:
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