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Zoltan Istvan Zoltan Istvan's blog:
A cool new book by Jamie Bartlett (Telegraph journalist) called "The Dark Net" (Published by Random House Group) is now out. Its closing chapter is called "Zoltan vs Zerzan," and it pits transhumanism vs primitivism (John Zerzan is one of the leading anti-civilization philosophers that I'll soon... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 30, 2014 10:10 • 3 views
J.A. Huss J.A. Huss's blog:

GIVEAWAY and EXCERPT:  Master Over You by Cerys du Lys and Ethan Winters

GIVEAWAY and EXCERPT:  Master Over You by Cerys du Lys and Ethan WintersMaster Over You: A Dark Romance Novel Cerys du Lys, Ethan Winters
Published on October 20th 2014
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Erotic Romance, Romance, Romantic Suspense
There’s a monster in every closet, and I’m in yours
My name is Noah. I’m not a nice person. This isn’t cupcakes and candyla...
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Published on October 27, 2014 05:00 • 1 view
Jessa Russo Jessa Russo's blog:





How far into the hollow would you go?

After losing her parents in a terrorist attack on the Twin Towers, fifteen-year-old Honoria escapes New York City to Arnn—a farming town with more legends than residents, and a history of witchcraft and secrets best left buried.
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Published on October 30, 2014 00:00 • 1 view
Jane Davitt Jane Davitt's blog:
It won't be out until spring, but I just got the gorgeous cover for 'Life Under New Management', a Totally Bound book set in Vancouver, part of their Totally Five Star series, set in a luxury hotel chain with locations worldwide.

Love it! The dark haired man is Ethan, obsessive, controlling, lonel... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 30, 2014 09:55 • 2 views
Felipe Nas Felipe Nas's blog:
I was waiting again, at that same place, for you. My heart would skip a beat every time I see someone walking towards me through my peripheral. I could not stop snapping my fingers, tapping my shoes, sweating... being skeptical. What would happen next? What could have happened if I did not leave... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 30, 2014 09:55 • 16 views
Raeden Zen Raeden Zen's blog:






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“Oh, we have 12 vacancies. 12 cabins, 12 vacancies.”

- Psycho (1960) Dir. Alfred Hitchcock


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Published on October 30, 2014 00:42 • 1 view
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Published on October 30, 2014 09:38 • 12 views
Harper Bliss Harper Bliss's blog:

A Higher EducationDidn’t I say the autumn of 2014 would be hella hot? ;-) Here I am with another brand new novelette. A Higher Education, which, while writing, I dubbed ‘my professor novelette’, is about two professors meeting at a conference. Not just any two professors, of course, as the narrator used to be a stude...

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Published on October 28, 2014 03:50 • 1 view
Vincent Asaro Vincent Asaro's blog:
I've moved my daily horror news update to a new & spiffy blog.

Check out the Blood & Ink Blog (all about horror & writing) and today's big bundle of cool horror links:

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Published on October 30, 2014 09:18 • 3 views
T.M. Franklin T.M. Franklin's blog:
A preview of Unscheduled Departure, part of the Frequent Flyers collection....
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Published on October 15, 2014 12:22 • 2 views
Penny Wilder Penny Wilder's blog:
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Rewriting the Paranormal Rules – a Message from Wonder Author Erik Clarke

As a fan of paranormal shows and stories, I’ve been all but raised on the mythos of supernatural creatures. Vampires fry in the sun, werewolves can’t survive silver, and all the others. I’d never really planned on writing...

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Published on October 28, 2014 23:42 • 3 views
Kimberly Loving Ross Kimberly Loving Ross's blog:
Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.” Philippians 4:8

This past weekend, MyMrMike and I traveled down to the beautiful st...

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Published on October 30, 2014 09:07 • 29 views
Robert James Russell Robert James Russell's blog:

The folks at SLICE Ann Arbor, an arts and culture blog featuring slice-of-life interviews with creative people that live in the area, were kind enough to reach out:


Why does this form of artistic expression suit you?


It gives me the chance to tell stories and to build worlds. Writing satisfies...

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Published on October 29, 2014 10:32 • 3 views
Krista Ames Krista Ames's blog:
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I owe my lovely hostess a huge thank you for having me over today. My paranormal romantic comedy, Flirting with Fire, was just released by Decadent Publishing. It features a clueless fire mage, his fed-up cat familiar, and Madame Eve’s renowned one-night stand service. On... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 29, 2014 22:30 • 3 views
Jill Shalvis Jill Shalvis's blog:

Last year I posted this on Facebook and got grounded for three days from my account. Yes, I’m serious.


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All those naughty guy pics and this is what i get grounded for. :twisted:


Anyway, wanted to have a random giveaway today. What are you doing/wearing for Halloween this year? I’ll be giving away books to...

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Published on October 30, 2014 07:27 • 15 views
Sibel Edmonds Sibel Edmonds's blog:
I’m a sucker for Tom Clancy and Robert Ludlum type spy novels. Sibel Edmonds’ The Lone Gladio is a great read. It’s one of the best action, thriller, spy novels I’ve ever read. It’s such a page-turner that I stayed up way too late reading … and ignored my work. I had to find out what happened to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 30, 2014 08:51 • 3 views
Sarah Scheele Sarah Scheele's blog:


Faith Blum is releasing Be Thou My Vision, the second of her "Hymns of the West" series, and I'm so excited to have her join me here at Stardust and Gravel! Stay tuned--there's a huge giveaway of many books, including mine, that will take place in Faith's FB launch party on November 1st! Follow... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 27, 2014 05:00 • 2 views
Davee Jones Davee Jones's blog:
Happy Creepy Tuesday and welcome to The Locker.

Today, I move to book two of my current WIP, A Game of Inches, for my Fantasy Leagues series. This week we write, appropriately, to the word prompt "ghostly".

Inside, I sniffed the aromas of dried, rotting wood. The breeze carried the rustic smell of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 27, 2014 22:00 • 6 views
Nicola Griffith Nicola Griffith's blog:
From: Terry

I have been blown away by reading "Hild" - and re-reading it many times since this July - and have built up a stack of copies for Xmas presents too.

I have put it on our book club's list but I am writing to ask what the date is for UK publication of the paperback. At the moment...
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Published on October 30, 2014 07:01 • 6 views
Anthony  Ryan Anthony Ryan's blog:

For those who don���t follow me on Twitter, on 23rd August I set myself the task of recommending a book a day until Christmas along with a short review on Goodreads. Here���s the list for the last 30 days for anyone who missed it:


Hyperion by Dan Simmons – https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/245...

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Published on September 21, 2014 06:30 • 7 views
Robin Bielman Robin Bielman's blog:

Happy almost Halloween! To celebrate, I’m participating along with over 100 other blogs in a blog hop! Talk about spooktacular! There’s giveaways and wicked fun at each stop so be sure to keep reading to find out what I’m giving away and to hop to the rest of the blogs!


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Since costumes are a big...

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Published on October 27, 2014 03:00 • 6 views
Charlie Cochet Charlie Cochet's blog:

THIRDS Thursdays



Prompt: Dex gets a cold and Sloane has to pamper him awwwwwwwwwww.



Nearly done.


Sloane stirred the bubbling pot of soup when a low groan caught his attention. With a frown, he turned off the stove before heading into the living room to see what the hell his partner was up to this time. He stop...

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Published on October 29, 2014 22:38 • 8 views
Richard Castle Richard Castle's blog:

If you're looking for a spine-tingling, bone-chilling thriller full of twists and turns, look no further than my latest novel, Raging Heat. Whether you download it, buy the hard copy or listen to the audio version, I promise I'll keep you hooked to the very last page.









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Published on October 30, 2014 08:34 • 10 views
Dorlana Vann Dorlana Vann's blog:
This is one of my stranger short stories fromsome years back, and I thought it would be fun to post it for Halloween. It’s a dark, quirky, moody tale of two men who walk a fine line between good/evil, sanity/madness. Hell’s Kitchen ByDorlana Vann Part I – The Body I watched as a guy in […] Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 29, 2014 10:26 • 7 views
J.T. Ellison J.T. Ellison's blog:









It's 6:00 p.m., and I haven't gotten a thing done on the WIP, because the edits came in for WHAT LIES BEHIND! I haven't seen this book in two months, so I'm excited to dig in and reacquaint myself with the story. And of course, I had a fun conversation with my editor about the eerie timeliness of...

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Published on October 27, 2014 16:12 • 6 views
Greg Strandberg Greg Strandberg's blog:
Like fantasy reads? Better join the Fantasy Book Club soon...they're cutting off membership.

Yeah, weird, huh? The main mod got it in her head that there's just too many members and that not enough of them are reading or commenting.

So all of those folks will be deleted...unless they've done someth... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 30, 2014 08:30 • 13 views
Catherine Coulter Catherine Coulter's blog:
October 30th -- It's too early even for the birds to show a feather and here is Cleo (Queen Cleo) demanding to go for her first walkabout -- I finally talked her around, assuring her that it was far too early for the mice to be skulking around so why bother?

Can you believe it? THE GIANTS WON THE... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 30, 2014 08:25 • 6 views
Jan Moran Jan Moran's blog:

Scent of Triumph by Jan Moran postcard book promotion


Hi friends! It looks like my publisher, St. Martin’s Press is getting ready for the March book launch of Scent of Triumphwith special promotions and free book giveaways! Here’s one I just saw on Powell’s Books.com in Portland, Oregon. If you leave a comment on their website on the book page, yo...

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Published on October 29, 2014 14:01 • 6 views
Kate Hasbrouck Kate Hasbrouck's blog:
Hey all, Kate here :)

So this year, for the third year in a row, I am participating in National Novel Writing month (nanowrimo for short :)! ) and I am SO excited. This past year has been crazy with moving halfway across the country, the release of my first book Homecoming, and many other normal l... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 30, 2014 08:22 • 6 views
Karina Gioertz Karina Gioertz's blog:
1. Writing the title and author name on the first page of a new project.

What is more exciting than that? Number two…


2. Writing ‘the end.’ on the last page of your most recent project.

It’s a temporary high, so bask in it for as long as you can, because next you’ll be editing…and no one get’s excit...

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Published on October 27, 2014 22:26 • 1 view
Jonathan Janz Jonathan Janz's blog:

Hey, friends. Sparse blogging month, but I suspect you all know why (family, writing, teaching, three dozen other things). So I’ll get right to it: my vampire/superhero/action/horror/everything-and-the-kitchen-sink novel BLOODSHOT: KINGDOM OF SHADOWS is only $1.99 right now at Amazon.


If you love...

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Published on October 29, 2014 12:58 • 7 views
Katie O'Rourke Katie O'Rourke's blog:
In Susan Fish's new novel, a woman who has let herself be defined by her family life is suddenly widowed and is forced to learn a new way to live. When Daisy's geologist professor husband drops dead of a heart attack she feels like her solid, sedentary life has been fracked. The spring of his pas... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 29, 2014 16:25 • 3 views
Edmond Manning Edmond Manning's blog:

This golden, gorgeous October is one of the top highlights of my year, and it’s a year full of highlights. My brother’s wedding. (His joy radiates from him.) I have a sister-in-law! His bachelor party. My mom and her sisters sang the national anthem at Wrigley field. A Chicago park named after my...

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Published on October 27, 2014 20:53 • 7 views
Natan Slifkin Natan Slifkin's blog:
Sunday October 12th was the first day of receiving visitors at The Biblical Museum of Natural History. (I can't really call it opening day, because we have not officially launched yet - we are still working on many things - but that's when we began receiving visitors.) What with it being such a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 30, 2014 07:45 • 6 views
Liana Brooks Liana Brooks's blog:
Let's practice a little visualization...

You sit down in front of your computer on November 4th with 6,000 words written and the plan to write Chapter 3. You have your notes and your outlines. This is the perfect time of your writing day, and everything is how you need it to be to be the best wri... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 28, 2014 07:50 • 5 views
S.C.  Mitchell S.C. Mitchell's blog:

Welcome to Thursday Threads. This week we celebrate Sandra Harris‘ fun Sci-Fi Romance, Love, Encoded:


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Title: Love, Encoded

Genre: Science Fiction Romance

Heat Level: Sizzling

Website: http://www.sandraharrisauthor.com

Buy Link: http://tinyurl.com/pz2b22u


Blurb:



Book 1 in the Selected Evolution Series...

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Published on October 30, 2014 05:40 • 5 views
Joseph Max Lewis Joseph Max Lewis's blog:
Friends:

According to Reuters, Monday Australia joined a host of African nations and "issued a blanket ban on visas from Ebola-affected countries in West Africa to prevent the disease reaching the country."

In our country President Obama still refuses to impose a travel ban and by the way, is it ju... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 30, 2014 07:54 • 1 view
Stephen C. Rose Stephen C. Rose's blog:
Excerpt from Some Stones Don't Roll

What is reliable to me? The rhythm of the vertical line after each just-witten word. It has the beat of life. They call all this computer stuff virtual but it is as real as me driving Bill up to town silently seeing that everything will be alright as long as I c... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 30, 2014 07:54 • 67 views
James  Bailey James Bailey's blog:

When I went to bed Monday night, my first novel, The Greatest Show on Dirt, ranked No. 3 on Amazon among all Kindle baseball books. That’s rarified air for me, and I stayed up a bit too late checking my sales, enjoying an unusual night when they came in at a 4-5 per hour clip. If not for an all-d...

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Published on October 29, 2014 19:03 • 6 views
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