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Claire Hennessy Claire Hennessy's blog:

missemily Nuala O’Connor – Miss Emily


Miss Emily and Miss Ada are worlds apart, but become friends with Ada is hired as the new maid in the Dickinson household. Having just emigrated from Ireland, she is very chatty and very Catholic – so when a young man assaults her, it is devastating.


Told in alternatin...

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Published on September 04, 2015 10:39 • 1 view
Evangeline Anderson Evangeline Anderson's blog:

Every time I go onto social media, I see someone mentioning their book boyfriends, so I decided I would mention 5 of mine. This is not necessarily in order of which are my favorites. Really, how can one choose? ;)



Mr. Darcy from Pride and Prejudice – He is a classic book boyfriend. He is a gentleman... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 04, 2015 13:04 • 1 view
Leigh Bardugo Leigh Bardugo's blog:














alternative book covers:

“The Grisha Trilogy”



WHAT THE GLORIOUS GRAVY. My heart did a weird skippy thing when I saw these.

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Published on September 03, 2015 18:45 • 2 views
Jennifer L. Armentrout Jennifer L. Armentrout's blog:

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Win a spot as an EXTRA in THE TITAN SERIES Trailer!


Are you Seth’s biggest fan? Ever wanted to be an Extra in a movie or video? Now’s your chance! Enter to win one of seven spots as an Extra in the upcoming THE TITAN SERIES Trailer!


Here’s how you can make it hap...

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Published on September 04, 2015 06:17 • 3 views
Marie Lu Marie Lu's blog:


Guess what came in the mail today? My copy of The Rose Society hardcover, aaaah!!

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Published on September 04, 2015 11:07 • 4 views
Tim Challies Tim Challies's blog:

I woke up this morning to find that the service I use to collect and organize links had decided to take the day off. So I have reconstructed it to the best of my ability, right down to the bizarre birdcalls.


Q&A on SexualAbuse

Cecelia Bernhardt will be a speaker at this year’s CCEF conference,...

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Published on September 04, 2015 03:29 • 1 view
Rachel Neumeier Rachel Neumeier's blog:

So, Kate Elliot commented that she was pleased I noted that Cat in the Spiritwalker trilogy is a sensualist. I know what she means — I remember how particularly pleased I was when a reviewer noticed how, in The City in the Lake, The Bastard shifted to being called by name, Neill, over the course...

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Published on September 04, 2015 08:28 • 1 view
Kristie Cook Kristie Cook's blog:

Have you been waiting for news of my next release? I’ve been k11898825_10156001238200080_6244275756366724256_neeping it Top Secret, butnews isabout to come!


What I can tell you now: It will be based in the Soul Savers world, about characters you’ve already met. And, it’s part of a unique collaborative project with some other amazing authors of...

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Published on September 04, 2015 12:54 • 1 view
Lucy Felthouse Lucy Felthouse's blog:

Hi everyone,


I’m delighted to announce another upcoming release! See, I told you I’ve been busy in the background

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Published on September 04, 2015 01:00 • 2 views
Amy Lane Amy Lane's blog:
So, I sent this picture to Chicken, who has been calling the dogs "assholes" since they chased her cat away.

"Look," she responded. "It's two assholes straining."

And yes, she was correct. That IS two assholes straining. (I carry a little cylinder full of plastic bags for no other reason than to p... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 03, 2015 23:26 • 1 view
Elana Johnson Elana Johnson's blog:
Okay, so I've been MIA around the blog and blogosphere for a few weeks. Can I just say that teaching is really kicking my trash this year? I don't know if it's because I'm getting older (cough, cough). Or because I'm teaching an extra class this year. Or because all my classes are pretty large (... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 04, 2015 05:00 • 2 views
Charlie Cochrane Charlie Cochrane's blog:
The Courage of the Conchies

It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends – Albus Dumbledore
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Hi, I’m JL Merrow, and today I’d like to talk about a type of courage that’s often not acknowledged when we think of the World Wars—the courage of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 04, 2015 04:22 • 1 view
Christopher Fowler Christopher Fowler's blog:
In 1996, when I still had my film company, we worked on a disastrous new version of ‘The Island of Dr Moreau’. HG Wells never makes for easy adaptation, partly because, like John Wyndham, we remember his books wrongly. In Wyndham’s ‘The Kraken Wakes’ and also in ‘The War of the Worlds’ events unf... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 03, 2015 23:03 • 1 view
K.A. Mitchell K.A. Mitchell's blog:

I promise to be easier on you this week.

Before we get to the goodies, I just want to let you guys know that I will be on a blog tour September 7-16. There will be reviews, spotlights and giveaways and lots of info about the new series and book. Part of it I did on my own and part was arranged by...

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Published on September 04, 2015 07:45 • 1 view
Peter V. Brett Peter V. Brett's blog:

Posted by Karen


Hi everyone! Yesterday we put up a fanart of a young scarred Arlen. Today, we’ve got one of the demon who gave him those scars.


Luiz Alberto sent in this incredible drawing of One Arm:


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The texture of the skin is so cool and I’m really digging all the horns and spikes. You can defini...

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Published on September 04, 2015 05:00 • 1 view
Brian James Brian James's blog:
One thing I've always been a little uncomfortable about is the evil things we do to our characters. As a writer, we send them into horrible situations, cause their lives to spin out of control, and often leave them without any hope of a happy ending. In the current draft of my seemingly never-en... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 03, 2015 16:37 • 1 view
Ally Carter Ally Carter's blog:

Hi Everyone!

There was some confusion about the Tumblr Contest so I am going to clear a few things up!

You will have until end of the day this Monday, September 7th to submit your Fan Art on Tumblr!

So head over to Tumblr and post your best Embassy Row Fan Art and use the hashtags #embassyrowcont...

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Published on September 04, 2015 11:06 • 1 view
Lauren Oliver Lauren Oliver's blog:


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Published on September 04, 2015 07:02 • 1 view
Andrew Peterson Andrew Peterson's blog:

Thorks! Is there any man, woman, child, or beastwho would not be horrified by the hideousness of the thork’sslinking composition and needle-sharp teeth? The very sight of them is enough to drive the stoutest heart to quivering and madness! And yet, this paragraph’s vastness and beauty laugh at th...

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Published on September 04, 2015 13:00 • 1 view
Josh Lanyon Josh Lanyon's blog:
It was so cool and breezy last night I actually shut the windows--for the first time in four months?

There's still plenty of warm weather ahead, but the summer is drawing to a close. I'm sad about that. I'm always sad when the summer ends, as much as I love the autumn. But I'm looking forward to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 04, 2015 06:40 • 1 view
Victoria Janssen Victoria Janssen's blog:

I actually have some publishing news for once!

Thunder of War, Lightning of Desire: Lesbian Historical Military Erotica will be out in October 2015 from Lethe Press, edited by Sacchi Green. I ended up with two stories in the anthology.
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“Delivery” is set during World War One (try to contain your...

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Published on September 04, 2015 05:00 • 1 view
Kate Beaton Kate Beaton's blog:







buy this print!


Alice! That cat is full of it.



Remember that a tour could be coming your way, sooner rather than later!



We have a lot of interviews and things on the go for Step Aside Pops as it gets near the release date, so expect to see a whole lot of activity! If you're listening to the CBC,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 04, 2015 14:34 • 3 views
N.K. Jemisin N.K. Jemisin's blog:
If you haven’t seen it yet via Twitter or Facebook, the Mary Sue is today featuring an exclusive (well, except for here) reveal of Book 2 in The Broken Earth trilogy: The Obelisk Gate. Of which I just finished the raw “zeroeth” draft about two weeks ago. Should be turning in the first draft today... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 04, 2015 13:07 • 11 views
Gail Carriger Gail Carriger's blog:
Today, Gentle Reader, the Occasional Meeting Intellectual Salon (OMIS) welcomes the glorious Kate Elliott to this blog. Kate is the esteemed author of this month's book pick and I invited her 'round to give a presentation on the research behind Court of Fives .


You likely know that my former pro... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 04, 2015 09:50 • 1 view
Richelle Mead Richelle Mead's blog:

If you follow me on social media, you'll know that yesterday I supported a fundraiser for Save the Children (which you can still contribute to) and told people if that goal was surpassed, I'd write up some entries from Adrian's diary. Well, that goal was met (and then some), so as promised, here...

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Published on September 04, 2015 10:39 • 9 views
Chloe Neill Chloe Neill's blog:
Hi, everyone! Sorry for the radio silence! I went from promoting THE VEIL’s release right intoediting MIDNIGHT MARKED, the 12th Chicagoland Vampires novel. A huge thank you to everyone who took a chance on THE VEIL. I really appreciate your trying this new series, and hope you enjoy Claire’s firs... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 03, 2015 17:50 • 1 view
Kate Elliott Kate Elliott's blog:

A big thank-you to Gail Carriger, New York Times bestselling author of the Parasol Protectorate and the Finishing School series, for hosting Kate Elliott’s most recent guest post in her Intellectual Salon blog series. Elliott gives an in-depth look at the many historical aspects of the Egyptian d...

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Published on September 04, 2015 14:26 • 1 view
Ilona Andrews Ilona Andrews's blog:

Where are you, whatcha doing?


Working. Working, and working, and also working. It’s the home stretch for the White Hot. We are at 75K, and the big finale is coming up. It is eating all of my brain power.


I’ll try to write an FAQ post later today addressing some writing and business questions we r...

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Published on September 04, 2015 06:24 • 2 views
George R.R. Martin George R.R. Martin's blog:
Loathe as I am to say any more about the Hugo Awards...

This one has nothing to do with the Puppies, be they Sad or Rabid. This is about the awards themselves, and ways they could be made better. At several points during Puppygate, I said words to the effect that, "the Hugos are not perfect, but..... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 03, 2015 23:11 • 4 views
Gary Gibson Gary Gibson's blog:
I came across an article on Lifehacker called You Don't Have a Creative Block. It references anotherarticle, which in turn quotes the author Jodi Picoult, talking about writer's block.

In it, she says:

"I don’t believe in writer’s block. Think about it—when you were blocked in college and had to wr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 04, 2015 00:08 • 1 view
Naomi Novik Naomi Novik's blog:

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Title:This Animal Seems…Familiar…

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Description:Companions, fire lizards, telepathic wolves—in fantasy lit, animals always have our backs.


Title:Ask the Author: YA Writing Craft

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Description:Ask y...

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Published on September 04, 2015 10:03 • 1 view
Michael J. Sullivan Michael J. Sullivan's blog:
Very busy time right now so I have a lot of updates on many fronts. I'll go through them in short form here and will expand them later.


Short Story Contest- As you may know, I held a contest to give a "leg up" to writers by including one of their short stories in my next published book, The Death... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 04, 2015 07:41 • 3 views
John  Starley Allen John Starley Allen's blog:
Just completed taping a 30 minute interview for KUED Channel 7 TV. I was honored to be interviewed by a local legend in journalism--Ted Capener.

After 30 minutes you would think there wasn't a lot more to say. However, when it was time to wrap up, Ted said, "You know, we never had chance to get in... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 04, 2015 14:13 • 3 views
Thomas J. Duvall Thomas J. Duvall's blog:
For some reason, I thought that years ago flight attendants gave demonstrations on how to use a parachute in case of an emergency. I have since found out that I was wrong. Passengers have never been able to lift up their seat and pull out a parachute, which I confirmed recently.

I talked with a D... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 04, 2015 13:45 • 3 views
Benay Nordby Benay Nordby's blog:
Yes, it is Friday, and this blog is supposed to be published on Wednesday. What happened? September. Even without kids going back to school, the new month signals the re-boot of volunteer opportunities and, well, a last grab at enjoying a summer day. Time to take the ferry to Seattle and walk thr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 04, 2015 13:29 • 6 views
Rick Bava Rick Bava's blog:
My name is Rick Bava, and I am the Author of the book-"In Search of the Baby Boomer Generation. This is a book for Baby Boomers, written by a Baby Boomer, with the input of hundreds of Baby Boomers from across the country to form the commentary of the book.

For over two years in traveling the coun... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 04, 2015 12:38 • 26 views
Michael Schmicker Michael Schmicker's blog:
Happy Labor Day weekend, all! The Witch of Napoli is the featured Book of the Day on Ereader News Today, only 99 cents through Monday. You'll find it here if you're interested: http://bit.ly/1JHKkYG
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Published on September 04, 2015 12:23 • 7 views
Simone Salmon Simone Salmon's blog:

A hearty welcome to Solstice author, Heidi Mason, whose novel, Investigating the Heart , is available for readers today. Heidi's creation is a spice-filled steamy romance mixed in with some serious mystery. Make sure you check it out!


After the death of her husband in a plane crash, Emma McCoy,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 04, 2015 06:00 • 39 views
Dwayne Fry Dwayne Fry's blog:
It's been almost thirteen months since I published my first short story on Amazon.com and I can officially say, today, that I am a very successful Indie author.

Here are some of the best parts of my success in the past year:

* One of my favorite Indie authors contacted me to tell me he wrote a stor... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 04, 2015 12:05 • 10 views
George Calleja George Calleja's blog:
A special offer of 99 cents only to purchase ‘YES… I WILL FOLLOW HIM’ through SmashWord.

This offer is available until the end of September 2015.

All you have to do to receive this offer is to follow the indicated link and enter the coupon code for the respective ebook.



‘YES… I WILL FOLLOW HIM’

Link:... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 04, 2015 12:00 • 26 views
Jeaniene Frost Jeaniene Frost's blog:
I'm SO late in posting this, my apologies! However, let me make it up to you by offering lots of free books. Look what I got in the mail this week:

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Yep, a whole box full of the mass market edition of The Beautiful Ashes, book one in the Broken Destiny series. I am giving away 20 copiesof the mas... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 04, 2015 11:45 • 76 views
Guy Finley Guy Finley's blog:

Show Notes:


In this short talk, Guy Finley explains that any state which we call "love" that does not include some kind of sacrifice is actually a secret form of self-glorification.


Highlights:


You can download this podcast here.


Visit our Web site to see all past podcasts.

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Published on September 03, 2015 21:00 • 7 views
Drew Clarke Drew Clarke's blog:
The deadline for my five book giveaway is tonight one minute before midnight. I would like to thank everyone for their support and participation. I am astonished by the number of entrants as well as the number of members who have added my book to their "to-read" list. It's humbling. Good luck to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 04, 2015 11:31 • 8 views
D.E. Jackson D.E. Jackson's blog:
Today I’d like to talk a little about vlogging. Wait, don’t I mean blogging? Actually, vlogging is a blog video. (I’m sure most of you knew this already) I’m starting to dapple a bit in the vlog area because this is something I’ve always wanted to do ever since I saw another writer do one and fou... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 04, 2015 11:00 • 23 views
Amitava Mazumdar Amitava Mazumdar's blog:
All shades of emotion carry this book. Whether it is religion, sex, terrrorism- everything glinted with a subtle impression. I wrote this book while listening to the fajr, while passing through the lanes of brothels, when people get traumatized after a terror attack, while sitting alone before a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 04, 2015 10:59 • 30 views
Roxanne Rhoads Roxanne Rhoads's blog:
A photo of my Bewitching Daughter
from the Spooky Pin Up to Pin Up Sale
Photo by RSII PhotographyHalloween, Halloween, Halloween....

How I love thee Halloween.

The Halloween stores are opening, all the regular stores are starting to put out Halloween stuff...

Halloween is coming!!!

I need to hit all... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 04, 2015 10:54 • 36 views
Pirx Danford Pirx Danford's blog:
Jetzt, wo diese Erfahrungen noch frisch in meiner Erinnerung haften, schreibe ich sie nieder, denn sollte es ein nächstes Mal geben, dann wird meine Wahrnehmung des Ablaufs bestimmt völlig anders sein.
Für den routinierten Autor mag diese Niederschrift wie eine überemotionale Betrachtung der Daten... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 04, 2015 10:34 • 26 views
Daniel Quinn Daniel Quinn's blog:
My latest novel is in the hands of my agent, but before getting to work on my next, I started a large art project—large in that it has absorbed my attention for almost two months. It is two constructions put together from found materials (some of which have been sitting around awaiting use for de... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 04, 2015 10:29 • 6 views
Larry  Benjamin Larry Benjamin's blog:
A reader, who recently finished Vampire Rising, commented that it was different from my other books mostly because with the others I spent a lot of time on character development so readers really got to know the characters. And that is true, with What Binds Us we follow Dondi, Thomas and Matthew... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 04, 2015 10:28 • 50 views
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