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D.C.  Williams D.C. Williams's blog:

I was standing around at a book thing last month, talking to other authors I’d kind of been hanging out with. This is, by the way, a cool thing. I never, ever get tired of wearing the author hat. There are days when it’s kind of hard to sit down and be productive, but being a writer is neat, even...

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Published on August 24, 2016 08:21 • 1 view
Evi Sri Rezeki Evi Sri Rezeki's blog:
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Published on August 24, 2016 10:49 • 1 view
Brad Vance Brad Vance's blog:

(I really need to mock up a fake cover, but I don’t want the graphics to look hopelessly cheesy. Working on it… UPDATE! I made this up in GIMP. Thanks to Bey Deckard for the genetic hourglass Photoshop combo!)


Now that I’ve dipped my toe in the water by creating the query letter, I can’t set aside...

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Published on August 24, 2016 05:54 • 1 view
Tim Clarkson Tim Clarkson's blog:

St Paul's Church, Jarrow.

St Paul’s Church, Jarrow.


The Venerable Bede was an English monk who spent almost his whole life at the dual monastery of Wearmouth-Jarrow in the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Northumbria. He wrote about the evolution of early English Christianity in his best-known work, the Ecclesiastical History of t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2016 08:14 • 1 view
Xavier Àgueda Xavier Àgueda's blog:

Tira cómica sobre prendas de ropa que son un atentado contra la dignidad humana.

“Nuestro destino de viaje nunca es un lugar, sino una nueva forma de ver las cosas.” (Henry Miller)


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Published on August 24, 2016 04:45 • 7 views
David Dennington David Dennington's blog:
Lou Remington, the main character and witness to the whole airship saga in The Airshipmen, is entirely fictional. He was born in Great Falls, Virginia, just outside Washington, D.C. and raised mostly there on his grandmother’s farm. At the age of 16, he escaped his overbearing father by joining t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 25, 2016 01:47 • 12 views
Nicole Field Nicole Field's blog:

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Hello! Your local mod here. A few months ago, I spent a lot of time researching books with asexual main characters and made a list of YA books with explicit rep. While making the list, I found lots of books that didn’t fit my requirements and had lots of requests to kno...

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Published on August 24, 2016 17:45 • 1 view
Intan Kirana Intan Kirana's blog:

Beberapa waktu belakangan ini, aktivitas Vaping atau merokok dengan rokok elektrik memang sedang menjadi tren. Alasannya beragam.Yang pertama,Vaporizer atau alat untuk Vapingbeserta liquid atau isinya, dianggap lebih tidak berbahaya ketimbang rokok. Yang kedua, rasanya bermacam-macam, tidak sepe... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2016 06:57 • 1 view
KT Pinto KT Pinto's blog:


The bigger FBC is going on my locker at work…

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Published on August 23, 2016 22:38 • 1 view
Elizabeth Wein Elizabeth Wein's blog:
Sometime last year, Sheila Averbuch and Louise Kelly, in their role as organizers for the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) SE Scotland Network of the SCBWI British Isles Region, asked me to represent the SCBWI at an event at the Edinburgh International Book Festival (EI... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2016 02:23 • 7 views
Eddie Owens Eddie Owens's blog:
I have just read a book that is quite literary, and has imagery and symbolism and stuff.

It reminded me of when we were studying George Orwell at school, and pigs were meant to represent communists and stuff. Ok, before you think I'm a moron, I know what the book is about.

The point I'm making is t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 25, 2016 01:15 • 13 views
Charlie Cochet Charlie Cochet's blog:

THIRDS Thursdays


This week for THIRDS Thursday, we have an exclusive excerpt from Chapter Four of Thick & Thin. Enjoy! **Contains spoilers from Smoke & Mirrors**



“Sloane.”


His name was almost a whisper on Dex’s lips, his chest rising and falling rapidly. Sloane opened his eyes, and was met by pools of gl...

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Published on August 24, 2016 21:00 • 17 views
Cardeno C. Cardeno C.'s blog:
Dear Andrew,

Was there ever something you thought to write about but didn't, because you thought the fans wouldn't receive it well or maybe it didn't feel like the right time?

Thx, Kendra

Dear Kendra

There have bene many subjects and ideas that I've had throughout the years that never made it into a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2016 06:18 • 1 view
Dean Wesley Smith Dean Wesley Smith's blog:
Day Six: Novel Challenge



Looking more and more likely this novel challenge will be eight days instead of seven. Again today just not enough time in the day and not enough power in these old eyes to deal with too many computer hours.


But as I said to the writers I was walking with this afternoon, is...

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Published on August 24, 2016 05:16 • 11 views
Karen Docter Karen Docter's blog:

読書CONGRATULATIONS WEEK

08-09-16 & 08-15-16

BLOG GIVEAWAY WINNERS!!



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Front Cover1 w apple blossomKaren’s Killer Book Bench with Carole Brown…


**SPECIAL GIVEAWAY**: Carole is giving away a print (U.S. only) or Kindle (winner’s choice) copy of KNIGHT IN SHINING APRON to one lucky reader who comments on her **Author Peek** or...

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Published on August 24, 2016 23:06 • 1 view
Madeline Sharples Madeline Sharples's blog:
Chanel Brenner, Alexis Rhone Fancher, and I are reading our poetry tomorrownight at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Tustin, CA.Ourtheme isturning grief into art.Each of us has lost a son, and each of us have turned to writing as a way to deal with our grief. There is no cure for us, however,writin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2016 10:14 • 1 view
Colleen Hoover Colleen Hoover's blog:
I have a very limited number of signed copies of It Ends With Us up in the online store for sale. We ship internationally, but that’s a lot of shipping costs. To offsetthat, I’ve also put up an option for international readers to purchase signed book plates. While you’re there, check out these sh... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2016 09:14 • 17 views
John Blackport John Blackport's blog:

The 13 Clocks was once one of my very favorite books.

I remember a blurb for The Clocks . . . maybe one of the original blurbs, which said:

“Everybody has always wanted to love a Princess.

Everybody has always wanted to be a Prince.”

Of course, there are plenty of people who have never wanted eit...

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Published on August 24, 2016 10:45 • 7 views
Annette Gisby Annette Gisby's blog:


About the Author

Fish Wielder is J.R.R.R. (Jim) Hardison's first novel novel (He wrote a graphic novel, The Helm, for Dark Horse Comics). Jim has worked as a writer, screen writer, animator and film director. He started his professional career by producing a low-budget direct-to-video feature fi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2016 16:30 • 1 view
P.O. Dixon P.O. Dixon's blog:

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Published on May 27, 2016 06:34 • 8 views
Mindy Kaling Mindy Kaling's blog:

Night shoot with Nick pic.twitter.com/b7FaYGybWs


— Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) August 25, 2016



The post Night shoot with Nick https://t.co/b7FaYGybWs appeared first on Mindy Kaling.

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Published on August 24, 2016 23:36 • 7 views
Sandra Ulbrich Almazan Sandra Ulbrich Almazan's blog:
Anyone with an interest in books and/or writing has probably seen a lot of the writing memes in circulation on social media. For instance, the meme below prompted a response from a famous SF writer last night. I won't name him because I'm not sure if he meant for this discussion to continue off o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2016 07:08 • 17 views
Pete Hautman Pete Hautman's blog:



Original text, or expurgated?


In 1953, Ballantine Books published Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451,
a novel set in a near future in which books are banned and burned. Twenty five
years later, in 1967, in an effort to capture the “school market,” Ballantine
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Published on August 24, 2016 06:03 • 12 views
Jenny  Lawson Jenny Lawson's blog:
So, Pokemon Go just sent out an update that lets your trainer appraise your pokemons (Pokemen? Pokemi?) and that seems nice,except that I rename all of my creaturesso this happened: Umm…thank you? Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2016 13:52 • 13 views
Val Muller Val Muller's blog:

Welcome to the Spot Writers. This week’s prompt is “no phone restaurant,” and the post comes to us from Val Muller, author of The Scarred Letter, a tale of bullying, secrets, and sticking to the truth no matter the consequences. You can learn more at www.ValMuller.com.



No. Phone. Restaurant. :-(
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Published on August 24, 2016 21:40 • 1 view
Deniz Kuypers Deniz Kuypers's blog:

After 15 years of living in the States, this Dutchman recently became an American — just in time to vote against a certain loudmouth presidential candidate… But seriously, why did I adopt American citizenship? Not for the right to vote — I’m a thoroughly apolitical person — but mainly because I’m...

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Published on August 24, 2016 09:24 • 15 views
Sidney Bristol Sidney Bristol's blog:
Dear Readers, My publisher has slashed the price of DRIVE to just $.99 and SHIFT is only $2.99! I don’t know how long this sale will last, so if you’ve been on the fence aboutContinue reading Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2016 16:14 • 11 views
Brent Weeks Brent Weeks's blog:

Signed Page

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Want a signed copy of The Blood Mirror, but you don’t live in the USA? Or do you want the book not just signed but also personalized? Are you an avid collector who absolutely must know your signed copy will arrive in mint condition?


Shawn Speakman, proprietor ofThe Signed Page, will once again...

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Published on August 24, 2016 10:00 • 11 views
Thomas E. Woods Jr. Thomas E. Woods Jr.'s blog:

Eric Peters returns to the show to talk about everything from self-driving cars to Tesla and cronyism, to which radar detector you should buy, and more. Plus: the brand new car I’m giving away in November.


About the Guest

Eric Peters is the libertarian authority on cars, and he writes atEPAutos.com...

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Published on August 24, 2016 16:25 • 7 views
Jefferson Smith Jefferson Smith's blog:
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IOD-Pantheon.jpgToday we see that every sentence in a story needs to have a reason for being there. And that reasonmust always supportthe story.


What I gleaned about the story: After the death of his hermit mother, Lars is alone, and has to leave the desert and re-enter the world on his own. Meanwhile, lizard peo...

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Published on August 24, 2016 06:00 • 9 views
Paul  Morgan Paul Morgan's blog:

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As Einstein understood, to travel in time and space is not so very different.

They are, in fact, essentially the same.


Anyone who is used to spending 24 hours in a plane flying from Australia back to London Heathrow will understand exactly what I mean. Even after doing this regularly for over 20...

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Published on August 24, 2016 16:59 • 14 views
Linda Andrews Linda Andrews's blog:

Would you rather:


a) Live in a world that mimics the most popular show on TV from the previous nights?


b) Live in a world where people constantly broke out in song and dance?


c) Live in a world that mimics the most popular movie of the previous weeks?


I’d pick the musical:D What about you?


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Published on August 24, 2016 04:02 • 11 views
Сергей Иванович Веревкин Сергей Иванович Веревкин's blog:
Оригинал взят у hryu в Власти Ставрополя наградили подравшихся на матче в Норвегии футболистов «Космоса» Власти Ставрополя вручили подарки и благодарственные письма футболистам юношеской команды «Космос», дисквалифицированным в турнире в Норвегии из-за драки, которая, по утверждению норвежской... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2016 02:09 • 1 view
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