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Tom  Barry Tom Barry's blog:
Is nothing sacred? Type into google “who said ‘always have a sun tan’” and the first entry on the page will quote me. It’s true I said it, but I wasn’t the first. And I have forgotten the name of the Hollywood actor who really did say it long before me, but I still remember his curiously orange f... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 25, 2014 06:30 • 34 views
Lori L. Clark Lori L. Clark's blog:




SynopsisDevlin Cross was Hollywood's biggest stars. He had the pick of the scripts and the pick of the women. While on break from filming his current movie he takes a drive through the countryside and stops at a local art gallery. There the owner isn't star struck by having him in her shop.
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Published on July 24, 2014 22:00 • 1 view
Melissa Haag Melissa Haag's blog:
The kids and I were able to go to the county fair this year. They love the rides, and I love people watching and food. :) This year, the boys tried shark on a stick and alligator on a stick. I took a nibble of both and would have to say I liked the shark […]
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Published on July 25, 2014 04:53 • 1 view
Mercedes M. Yardley Mercedes M. Yardley's blog:

I was there for World Horror Convention. I stayed in a beautiful house with my friends. We experienced joy and tragedy. It was a house of laughter and sorrow, much like the city.


Enjoy a few pictures of the city last year. It was such a pleasure.


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My laptop, a bay blanket, and a “Don’t Forget Me”...

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Published on July 25, 2014 05:02 • 2 views
Cecily Paterson Cecily Paterson's blog:

People imagine that writing a book and finding a publisher is kind of like this.







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I'll be honest. It's definitely more like this.
















Twenty months ago I hit a brick wall.

I had worked hard for months on a young adult manuscript and had eagerly sent it out to publishers. After many rejections, finally, a...

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Published on July 24, 2014 04:46 • 1 view
Kate  McCarthy Kate McCarthy's blog:

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Published on July 24, 2014 18:31 • 2 views
Susan E. Henking Susan E. Henking's blog:

Is it possible to construct an entire course that is constructed out of "great books" by using only texts that are in some sense from Chicago or connected to Chicago?


I think the answer is yes. See if you agree.


Here are some potential people to include. Let's get to readings later?


Chicago through...

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Published on July 24, 2014 04:58 • 1 view
Steven D. Malone Steven D. Malone's blog:
“Oh, the Humanity”
A Reflection on Recent Events

Oh, the humanity! Remember that cry?

News reporter Herbert Morrison speaking as he watched the airship Hindenburg in flames and hurtling to the ground.

His pain sang out to the men, women and children falling with the ship. I thought of him when I watc... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 25, 2014 05:30 • 9 views
John A. Little John A. Little's blog:
'Thirty below freezing! ... The night was as keen as the edge of a newly ground sword ... there was nothing but snow under the moon.' With these words Rudyard Kipling greeted Vermont on his arrival in February, 1892. At twenty-seven years of age, he had just married Caroline Balestier and they we... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 25, 2014 05:15 • 15 views
Thomas A.  Meyers Thomas A. Meyers's blog:
Keep a weathered eye on Facebook.com/EricElmoor for a special announcement today!
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Published on July 25, 2014 05:09 • 18 views
John C. Dalglish John C. Dalglish's blog:
Blogging is not something I've done before. I'm sure you'll be able to tell!
Anyway, I wanted to give it a try on GOODREADS because the community has been very kind to me.

Write now, (clever, huh) I am over half way through the new CHASER CHRONICLES book, and hope to have it out by the end of Augus... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 25, 2014 05:06 • 8 views
Randy Thornhorn Randy Thornhorn's blog:
Ten stark and stunning tales set under the jagged shadow of Riddle Top, in a darkling mountain world—a world of unholy mirth and madness, of gods and demons you never knew existed.

Collected together for the first time, Randy Thornhorn’s lyric, comic, and haunting short stories conjure up the feve...
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Published on July 25, 2014 05:05 • 9 views
Laurie Roma Laurie Roma's blog:
Hello Everyone! Welcome to my July Symposium!

Since we are at the halfway point of the year, this month I thought I’d asked my friends and fellow authors to give everyone an update on what they will be working on so all you readers out there will know what you have to look forward to. So, mark y... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 24, 2014 22:00 • 13 views
Miranda P. Charles Miranda P. Charles's blog:

I have news for you regarding the Time for Love series.


First,I have new covers for Forever and Finally! I’m so excited about these new covers because I think they’re absolutely gorgeous. These are created by the talented Viola Estrella (www.EstrellaCoverArt.com) and I just love them! She’s also m...

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Published on July 24, 2014 04:56 • 6 views
Steelwhisper Steelwhisper's blog:
…and it is free for the next 24 hours or so! https://www.smashwords.com/books/view... Coupon Code: AY53M Expires: July 25, 2014 In a world where people are sold as commodities, Jodelle has been purchased by a low class brothel when she came of age. Now a fully trained serf she spends her days ten... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 24, 2014 08:38 • 12 views
T.M. Gregg T.M. Gregg's blog:



“Tires crunched on the gravel driveway and Michael sat up at attention. ‘Dad’s home!’ he yelped excitedly and rushed to pull on his sneakers, abandoning the socks in the grass. He bounded up the slope of the backyard toward the house, his untied laces flying. A car door slammed and he quickened... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 25, 2014 04:51 • 7 views
David S. Atkinson David S. Atkinson's blog:

I’ve mentioned before that it was only after I wrote The Garden of Good and Evil Pancakes that I realized that some people in the United States were unfamiliar with Village Inn. However, sometimes people mentioned this and I realized there were Village Inns in their area. They just hadn’t been th...

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Published on July 24, 2014 17:00 • 7 views
Travis Luedke Travis Luedke's blog:

Title: Nightlord LoverAuthor: Kathy KuligSeries: Vampires of New Hope seriesGenre: Erotic Vampire romance/ménagePublisher: Ellora’s Cave PublishingRelease Date: July 23rd 2014Buy Link Now at Ellora’s Cave: http://www.ellorascave.com/nightlord-lover.html Get it on Amazon:


Blurb: Warrior vampir... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 15:38 • 5 views
Robert   Zimmermann Robert Zimmermann's blog:
…no this isn’t a post about books having sex with other books. Well, I hope it’s not going to be like that. That could get awkward with all the high risk for papercuts. Let’s not let my mind wander further into that land of weirdness right now. Books on books. What’s this all about? Well, […] Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 24, 2014 18:43 • 1 view
Chiara Cilli Chiara Cilli's blog:
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Published on July 25, 2014 04:20 • 24 views
Jen Calonita Jen Calonita's blog:
Today's the day! The cover reveal for FLUNKED, the first book in the FAIRY TALE REFORM SCHOOL series, is over on Children's Book Review today. You can read my blog about creating this wickedly fun world here: http://www.thechildrensbookreview.com...Fairy Tale Reform School: Flunked Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 25, 2014 04:15 • 9 views
Sarah Chorn Sarah Chorn's blog:

It’s been a while since I’ve had the time or energy to write up one of these posts.


Life has been pretty hectic. I went through my cancer treatment two weeks ago. It was HORRIBLE. Absolutely horrible. When I did this before, it took six weeks. This time my doctor wanted me to rush it, so they gave...

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Published on July 25, 2014 02:00 • 10 views
John Arthur Lee John Arthur Lee's blog:
Happy to report that I completed my second rewrite of book two yesterday. This pass required adding chapters as well as moving a chapter from the third book into the second book (but I really like the result and the ending it creates for book two). Lots of work yet to do but the story is coming t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 25, 2014 03:45 • 6 views
Kelly   Martin Kelly Martin's blog:

I'm so excited to debut one of the puzzle pieces for Shattered Assassin!! Truth alert, I've seen the entire cover and it's AMAZING!!! It's by Wendy Knight (Feudlings series) and I know you guys are going to love it! To see the whole cover, go to her cover reveal party tomorrow night on facebook... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 24, 2014 09:02 • 6 views
Stephanie Louise Smith Stephanie Louise Smith's blog:
Heya,

If you've been curious about the new book Big Red Love (& a side order of crazy) head over to: http://stephanielouisesmith.wordpress...
and type in 'big red love' in the search. You'll be able to find the first few pages over there so you can get a feel for it.

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Published on July 25, 2014 03:29 • 21 views
Daryl Devore Daryl Devore's blog:


Blurb:Guy Rogers is extremely attracted to his new realtor, Tom Beaudreaux. As a passionate vegetarian and animal activist, he’s ecstatic that Tom is a kindred soul. He could never be with a carnivore. Unfortunately, Tommy isn’t really a vegetarian or animal activist. He never said he was either... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 24, 2014 21:00 • 5 views
L.M. Roth L.M. Roth's blog:
L. M. Roth QUIZ OF THE DAY from L. M. Roth

The L. M. Roth Quiz of the Day is a quiz for those familiar with the books of L. M. Roth. If you are not familiar with the books of L. M. Roth, you’d better start cramming!

The answer to yesterday's quiz: Berengaria of Navarre was the medieval princess who... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 25, 2014 03:13 • 7 views
Linda Kozar Linda Kozar's blog:
What a great idea--to refurbish not-so-old books and give them an old-world look! I found two of these books at an old antique shop. One book was a Reader's Digest Condensed Book--four novels in one. Remember those? The other was James Patterson's "Along Came A Spider."



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Published on July 24, 2014 14:35 • 7 views
Martyn Stanley Martyn Stanley's blog:
I'm still battling to finish book 3 before my hols! It's proving a monster book. I think it'll be worth it though, I'm pretty sure it's my best book yet.

I did an interview for Inge on her bookshelf reflections blog - be sure to check it out!

http://bookshelfreflections.com/2014/...

I also have my i... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 25, 2014 03:08 • 12 views
Jeremy Hooper Jeremy Hooper's blog:


Because of the President's action on behalf of basic workplace protections for LGBT employees of federal contractors and related bits of progress, the Family Research Council is instructing supports to pray for the reversal of the "activist homosexual agenda":


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[FRC prayer targets]


Nah, FRC. Hillar...

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Published on July 24, 2014 11:23 • 3 views
Shanora Williams Shanora Williams's blog:

It’s been a few months since I’ve updated you guys with some great FireNine news. I know you all have been patiently waiting for the next and I really do appreciate that. It’s been one hell of a year for me, from finding out I was expecting, to writing books and editing, and then moving from one...

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Published on July 24, 2014 07:11 • 12 views
Tom    Wright Tom Wright's blog:

I started a new subreddit this week, called r/fantasyjeopardy.


In Fantasy Jeopardy, you’re given the answer, and you must ask the question.


Whoever has the most upvotes at the end of the week wins! (Right now, you win the respect of your peers, but if it gets big enough, maybe some established auth...

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Published on July 24, 2014 11:36 • 7 views
Ella Dominguez Ella Dominguez's blog:



Every so often, a book comes along that jostles its readers romantically and makes us all want to fall in love.
Crossroads is not that book.






This is the second collection of short, dark stories by Dylan Cross. If you’re squeamish or easily offended, these tales are not for you. From a secretary... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 24, 2014 15:08 • 12 views
Jonathan  Hill Jonathan Hill's blog:
Over seven days from Monday 21st July,Only Me, a brand new short story, unfolds. Each part is precisely 140 characters in length (a tweet). You can follow the tale here, onTwitteror onFacebook.

Only Me~ Part 4

"Where have you been?" Mum says (shouts). "A friend's." Mum doesn't know I don't have fri... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 24, 2014 10:58 • 5 views
Riley Murphy Riley Murphy's blog:

Bailey and Gunn


Here’s the blurb!


Stare Her Down


As an expert rigger, Gunn is the logical Dom to represent the club in the all-important bondage competition that will help out his friend. He thought he had the sub for the job, until she quit on him. Now he has to find an ideal replacement immediately.


Bailey wants...

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Published on July 24, 2014 19:18 • 8 views
Laura VanArendonk Baugh Laura VanArendonk Baugh's blog:

So I didn’t get to have any special-occasionmeador chocolate or anything for the release of Faetwo days ago, so when I was invited to lunch yesterday I wanted it to be slightly celebratory. My friend Emi hadn’t had a traditional Hoosier fried pork tenderloin sandwich asmentioned in the story, and...

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Published on July 24, 2014 08:50 • 1 view
Pedro Cipriano Pedro Cipriano's blog:
Sábado é o grande dia (lançamento do Caderno Vermelho)! E hoje chegaram os exemplares cá a casa:


Quem quiser encomendar uma cópia só tem de preencher o seguinte formulário:


A carregar...
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Published on July 24, 2014 04:00 • 7 views
Melissa Field Melissa Field's blog:
I'm starting a new book! I always wondered when, and if, the feeling and inspiration would come again. I never saw myself as someone who puts out a catalog of books, but as the years passed after The Good Luck Knot, I wondered, will I write another novel? I did other writing, including screenplay... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 25, 2014 02:42 • 9 views
Michael  Matthews Michael Matthews's blog:
healthy pizza recipesThe words "healthy" and "pizza" don't usually go together, but these deliciously unique recipes break the mold!
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Published on July 24, 2014 12:48 • 4 views
Paloma Beck Paloma Beck's blog:
Have You Read This Series? It's a Must Read!

DEFIANT, by Sabrina York Noble Passions, Book Five

When rakish Ned falls in with the wrong crowd, his brother decides to send him to the Continent for “seasoning”. For Sophia, this just won’t do. She’s loved Ned for ages—and also longed for adventure. Sh... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 05:00 • 4 views
Giovanna Fletcher Giovanna Fletcher's blog:
“To love is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.” - Emily Dickinson
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