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Stew Stunes Stew Stunes's blog:
For the next few days until June 30th, I am giving away The King’s Challenge as a free E-book via Amazon. Enjoy!

“The once prosperous nation of Redren fought back against the darkness. A darkness that entered their world through an impossible event and promised to deliver every living soul to its... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2017 05:54 • 16 views
Vera Q. Vera Q.'s blog:
A metà del qualunque cosa sia subentra l'usura dell'arrivo. Invincibile nemico, per me sempre in esilio. Così, nascosta la mano, getto un sasso nella palude del Dopo e tutto sfugge tra l'impotenza e il dubbio.
E riesumo i vecchi errori, e scomodo i cattivi pensieri. Ma al mio Abito Nero, di questo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2017 05:43 • 7 views
Miranda Moondawn Miranda Moondawn's blog:
A very Personal and Indepth Interview with Miranda Moondawn and her book Mooniana - on Waking Writer Blog.

When and why did you begin writing?
I first began writing in my late teens. I had read a lot of fantasy and adventure books as a child, but my first major impetus for writing came from a most... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2017 05:22 • 15 views
Aubrey Law Aubrey Law's blog:
"Wanda! Alice! Sam's outside! They just parked!" said Amber, gaping and pointing into the window. "He brought Aunt Hazel with him." My sister ran and unlocked the front door of her apartment to allow Sam and our aunt inside.
"Out of my way!" said Aunt Hazel. Her angry eyes were bloodshot and hints... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2017 05:27 • 14 views
Claudia  Turner Claudia Turner's blog:

May 22nd: On his day in 334 BC, The Macedonian army of Alexander the Great defeated Darius III of Persia in the Battle of the Granicus. 


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On this day in 1843, the first wagon train with 700 – 1000 migrants, departed from Independence, Missouri for Oregon. On this day in 1939, Adolf Hit...

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Published on May 25, 2017 13:10 • 1 view
Emmy van Ruijven Emmy van Ruijven's blog:

De viruscode is een van de prologen van de hitserie De labyrintrenner van James Dashner. Ik had niet zo heel veel met deze serie en toen ik het boek ontving wist ik ook niet helemaal of ik er wel zin in had om nog een verhaal te lezen over Thomas en Teresa. In De viruscode […]


Het bericht De virus...

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Published on May 25, 2017 22:00 • 11 views
Leah DeCesare Leah DeCesare's blog:

Happy to share with you this piece which I wrote for Women Writers, Women’s Books on turning ordinary, everyday interactions into book buzz, and hopefully, book sales.

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The post 5 Tips to Turn Ordinary Interactions Into Book Sales appeared first on Leah DeCesare.

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Published on May 25, 2017 07:00 • 8 views
Gary L. Thomas Gary L. Thomas's blog:


When Lisa and I were at the Love Song Couples’ Getaway in the Bahamas, we had a room large enough that, 45 minutes after checking in (I was still traveling in from Houston after preaching at Second that morning) Lisa texted me to say, “Ha! I just found a second full bathroom.” Troy and Marisha...

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Published on May 26, 2017 03:30 • 2 views
Kathleen Rooney Kathleen Rooney's blog:

…is upon us again, at least  in this Spring quarter’s Reading Poetry class at DePaul University. Today, as part of our final presentations on collections of contemporary poetry, students made lovely moodboards responding to The Year of What Now by Brian Russell… …Bluets by Maggie Nelson… …Our Dea...

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Published on May 25, 2017 13:00 • 12 views
Laura Ashley Laraque Laura Ashley Laraque's blog:

This reminds me of the excerpt in my book “Table for One” — when one of my lines mentioned ” I walk q u i e t l y”. The reason why this stands out to me is because i feel its especially prevalent to when we want to succeed right?


In wanting to write my book or honestly generally when wanting to do...

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Published on May 25, 2017 17:17 • 1 view
T.S. Paul T.S. Paul's blog:
Here's a chance to help an Author out and maybe get a free book! Author Ginny Clyde has a new book in the Kindle Scout program. Kindle Scout is reader-powered publishing for new, never-before-published books. It’s a place where readers help decide if a book gets published. Selected books will be... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 09:29 • 14 views
J.J. Overton J.J. Overton's blog:
For anyone who reads Lee Child's Jack Reacher books, who hasn't read 'Gone Tomorrow', I recommend you get hold of a copy and give it a try. Gone Tomorrow is different to the other Reacher books I have read because it is written in the first person. This becomes obvious in the second paragraph of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 12:09 • 11 views
Ken Craft Ken Craft's blog:
Yesterday the topic of revision came up. I resisted the urge to revise that post and instead decided to add a few random addenda here. Ridiculous? Maybe. But often I go back and forth, day by day, on the question of definite vs. indefinite article. “The” becomes “a” becomes “the” becomes “a.” Bet... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2017 02:25 • 14 views
S. Shane Thomas S. Shane Thomas's blog:
Druid's Portal Review by Shane
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Published on May 16, 2017 14:55 • 10 views
Shitij Sharma Shitij Sharma's blog:

A Review of Mudmen by Eric Lahti


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Mudmen: The Quest for Humanity is one of the more unique books I’ve read. It starts with a question I think everyone has asked themselves at some point or another point in their lives: could I do a better job than God?



Don’t worry, the jury is still o...

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Published on May 25, 2017 10:56 • 11 views
Stephanie Dray Stephanie Dray's blog:


The summer of 1927 might be the height of the Roaring Twenties, but Bonnelyn Parker is more likely to belt out a church hymn than sling drinks at an illicit juice joint. She’s a sharp girl with plans to overcome her family’s poverty, provide for herself, and maybe someday marry her boyfriend, Ro...

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Published on May 25, 2017 20:34 • 12 views
Amelia Smarts Amelia Smarts's blog:

[image error]He saw her. He wanted her. So he returned to take her.

There have been so many hot releases lately, it’s hard to find time for all of them. This one is definitely going to the top of my list, though, after reading the spanking excerpt included in this post. Enjoy!

About Her Dark V...

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Published on May 25, 2017 07:02 • 8 views
Habib Asyrafy Habib Asyrafy's blog:
Hal yang Sering Dilalaikan Akhwat Sebelum Keluar Rumah ilustrasi: @nishatul_hasanah
Tidak salah memang jika perempuan dinisbatkan sebagai perhiasan dunia. Apalagi kalau mampu melengkapi satu syarat, shalehah. Dan jadilah mereka makhluk yang pandai berdandan dan ahli dalam memadumadankan busana. Tapi anehnya, para akhwat atau nisa – bagi yang merasa – tanpa sadar juga ikut memer... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2017 00:37 • 9 views
Kate Tilton Kate Tilton's blog:
It’s a rule of mine that no character is there just to be part of the set; every single one you meet in one of my stories is meant to impact the story in ways that their introduction doesn’t make...

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Published on May 25, 2017 15:37 • 8 views
Tareq Nurul Hasan Tareq Nurul Hasan's blog:
সননযাসীদা নাকি আর নেই।
থরি কমরেডস অনুবাদের সেই অসাধারণ লেখনী, কামরাঙা ছড়াকার, সোভিয়েতসকি কৌতুকভ পড়ে হাসতে হাসতে লুটিয়ে পড়া, অথবা আমার খুব পছনদের 'করিকেটরঙগ'!
বিদায় মাসুদ মাহমুদ,  বড় অভিমানী ছিলেন আপনি...

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সকালে এটুকু লিখে বের হতে হল। গনতবয ডাকতারখানা। সেখানে গিয়ে নাম লিখিয়ে অপেকষা করছিলাম বসে ব... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 19:25 • 11 views
Jeremy Hepler Jeremy Hepler's blog:

I KNOW WHAT YOU HAVE HEARD ABOUT ME You say that I am a madman. You say that I am dangerous. You say that I am the one who has been abducting women, slaughtering them, and burying their corpses all around this city for years. You are wrong, because only part of that statement is […]

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Published on May 25, 2017 14:15 • 17 views
Tom DeLonge Tom DeLonge's blog:
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We are very excited about our latest pop-up shop AD ASTRA with exclusive designs from visual artist Matt Mills aka Stock & Render.  Mills has a unique style of visual art that combines 3D renderings of objects with stock images that are then overlayed with cool textures and b... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 13:52 • 14 views
C.T. Phipps C.T. Phipps's blog:

    Evil is a matter of perspective. This is a quality which is extremely relevant to grimdark as it involves making sure even the most reprehensible characters have a point. Jaime Lannister is the Kingslayer but he did so because he wanted to save King's Landing and protect his father. Cersei L... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 17:50 • 7 views
Jenna Moreci Jenna Moreci's blog:

I’m gonna tell you something that might not help, but it’s the best I’ve got. When I wrote my first novel, the artist mood swings were incessant. Now that I’m writing my next novel, they’re super rare. The reason why? I learned through experience that it only gets harder.

While writing my first fu...

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Published on May 25, 2017 23:40 • 12 views
Jess McGlynn Jess McGlynn's blog:
I have to admit that I didn't know whether I could write a Little Loves post this week. With the horrific events of Monday evening happening so close to home, my week has been taken up with worrying...



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Published on May 26, 2017 02:07 • 1 view
Tabitha Caplinger Tabitha Caplinger's blog:
Five years ago I told God I would do anything for His name. Of course, my definition of anything was slightly different from what He has called me to do. When I said anything, I meant the shallow end of the water. I wanted my feet safely and firmly touching the bottom. However, God called me into... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 06:33 • 13 views
Peggy Jaeger Peggy Jaeger's blog:

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I try not to think too much about my childhood because it was…intense. And disturbing. And very lonely.


But, in the spirit of this challenge, I’m going to pluck a good memory out of the old storage banks of my aging mind.


For my twelfth birthday, my mother wanted to do something spe...

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Published on May 26, 2017 02:09 • 3 views
Piercarlo Mauri Piercarlo Mauri's blog:
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Il libro è finalmente disponibile su Amazon (sia versione cartacea che ebook) al seguente link.
La versione ebook è disponibile anche su moltissimi altri negozi online, tra cui: IBS, Mondadori, Feltrinelli, Hoepli, iBooks, Kobo.




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Published on May 26, 2017 03:57 • 13 views
Justin Woolley Justin Woolley's blog:














I've got excellent news for your ears! I'm a huge fan of audiobooks and have been a religiously Audible subscriber for years so I'm super excited to announce that A Town Called Dust is available in audiobook.

Here's a little taster for you:





If audiobooks are your thing you can get it on Audible or...

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Published on May 25, 2017 23:56 • 11 views
Victoria Dunckley Victoria Dunckley's blog:
Seeking artificial validation not only results in addictive, destructive behaviors, it also displaces the very experiences that would otherwise offer us authentic validation.
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Published on May 20, 2017 12:51 • 13 views
Toni Shiloh Toni Shiloh's blog:
Happy Friday, Reader Friends!!

I pray this week's been good to you. Now, it's time to relax and read. :)
My author friends have sent me their info for Friday's list of Freebies, Releases, Giveaways & Facebook Parties!! It's a fantastic list so get ready to add to your TBR pile!

Happy Reading! Fr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2017 03:00 • 14 views
Caitlin E. Jones Caitlin E. Jones's blog:
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If I were going to rank writing-related questions from least to greatest, “how do I beat writer’s block?” probably falls quite high on the list, if not at number one. When I worked as a small publisher’s community manager, this question would show up at least twice a week- on forums, discussion p... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 22:09 • 8 views
Fleur Hitchcock Fleur Hitchcock's blog:

[image error]There’s been some chat on #UKMGchat about prizes and genre and whether people would rather win a prize with a “literary” novel, or get books into the hands of children because the book has mass appeal.


You can find the thread, here.


By coincidence I went to a CILIP unconference (read a...

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Published on May 25, 2017 04:44 • 13 views
Alia Luria Alia Luria's blog:

Challenger Deep, a young adult novel by Neal Shusterman, tackles the complex reality of being a schizophrenic (or schizoaffective – it is not made entirely clear in the story) teenager. The entire novel is presented from the point of view of Caden Bosch, a fifteen year-old boy who is slowly disco...

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Published on May 25, 2017 17:05 • 12 views
Kerry-Lee Powell Kerry-Lee Powell's blog:

Willem de Kooning’s Paintbrush has won the New Brunswick Book Award for Fiction! The other finalists in the fiction category were Roger Moore for Bistro and Riel Nason for All the Things We Leave Behind.

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Published on May 25, 2017 05:10 • 14 views
Dee Romito Dee Romito's blog:

TOTE-1029_Goodnight-Moon_Book-Tote_2_largeI recently stumbled upon super-cute t-shirts and totes with some of my TOTE-1028_nancy-drew_book-tote_1_2048x2048favorite books and characters on them. Now I wear them to book events and bring my Goodnight Moon bag to writing conferences. I keep forgetting that’s what I’m carrying when I hear, “I love your bag.”

(This Nancy Drew themed t...

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Published on May 25, 2017 10:51 • 8 views
Lauren   James Lauren James's blog:

I just hit 40,000 words on my WIP, which is a miracle because I’ve belatedly hit The Fear Paralysis. It usually hits around 20k, when I can’t write because I become convinced it’s all terrible.


Things I usually worry about during The Fear Paralysis:


1) By this point in the book, I should really kno...

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Published on May 25, 2017 10:53 • 14 views
Jeanette O'Hagan Jeanette O'Hagan's blog:

I’m excited to reveal the cover of Blood Crystal – sequel to Heart of the Mountain



Read more of the adventures of Zadeki and the twins, Retza and Delvina.


Release date – end of June.


Jeanette

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Published on May 26, 2017 00:01 • 14 views
J. Moufawad-Paul J. Moufawad-Paul's blog:
Although I was given the opportunity to read an early draft of Tyler Shipley's Ottawa and Empire, that reading was overdetermined by my job as a "slash and burn" editor. That is, Shipley recruited me to help transform his doctoral dissertation into an accessible book since, due to his proximity t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 21:49 • 14 views
Michael Connelly Michael Connelly's blog:

A limited supply of signed copies of The Late Show is now available at BarnesandNoble.com.


The post Pre-order A Signed Copy Of THE LATE SHOW appeared first on MichaelConnelly.com.

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Published on May 25, 2017 11:19 • 21 views
Marshall Ryan Maresca Marshall Ryan Maresca's blog:
For the past few years I've been running the ArmadilloCon Writers' Workshop, and in the years before I was teaching it, I was a student in it.  The first chapters of  The Thorn of Dentonhill A Murder of Mages  and  The Holver Alley Crew  all were workshopped there, and I believe it's an incred... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2017 06:00 • 14 views
Lydia Crane Lydia Crane's blog:

So as some of you may know, I’ve been working hard to put the finishing touches on my release of Capturing the Stowaway, my debut novella in the Captured Hearts of Keldonia series. I’d originally hoped to have it all shiny and ready to release this week, but alas I’m still working on some final e...

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Published on May 13, 2017 17:37 • 12 views
Gillian St. Kevern Gillian St. Kevern's blog:

Sorry for the lack of updates! It’s odd. There’s no one reason I can put my finger on, but I’ve been exhausted for most of May. I feel like I’m coming down with something, but no symptoms ever eventuate. Still, I have some good news to share with you this morning, that more than makes up for my s...

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Published on May 25, 2017 14:00 • 14 views
Chris Beckett Chris Beckett's blog:

A Canadian student group apologises for including he Lou Reed song ‘Walk on the Wild Side‘ in a playlist, on the basis that the lyrics of the song are transphobic and therefore ‘problematic’.   Transphobia seems a pretty weird charge to lay against this particular song -a song which actually cele...

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Published on May 25, 2017 03:11 • 10 views
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