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Gillian St. Kevern Gillian St. Kevern's blog:

Help. I’ve fallen into Don’t Read in the Closet Event 2015 and I can’t get up.


The irritating thing about this is that I totally saw this coming. I knew from last year’s story that the combination of a tight story deadline, excitement of having a new story and world to explore, and the author’s s...

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Published on March 28, 2015 00:11 • 1 view
Paul A. Myers Paul A. Myers's blog:
A Farewell in Paris

The Goodreads book giveaway of "A Farewell in Paris" is completed with 381 entries and 5 winners. The books for the winners are on the way from the Book Depository in London. Three to Canada, one to UK, one to Australia.

This was an international giveaway.

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Published on March 28, 2015 12:22 • 14 views
Patrick Bryson Patrick Bryson's blog:
It started in a Year 9 Japanese class. The temp teacher, Mrs Brown, is to blame. Our regular – Jonesu Sensei – had chucked a sickie, and her casual replacement was of the traditional variety that saw her stand-in role as being that of baby-sitter. Herding us into the Audio Visual Room, she pushed... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 28, 2015 12:15 • 2 views
Teri Anne Stanley Teri Anne Stanley's blog:


I’ve been busy working on my next Entangled Pub release, DRUNK ON YOU, a contemporary romance set in the land of bourbon, thoroughbred horses and hot guys, so I haven’t been keeping up with my “Media Presence” lately…but want to make sure to let you know that I’m planning to go to the Romantic T...

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Published on March 27, 2015 17:41 • 1 view
Maggie King Maggie King's blog:

Last September Sisters in Crime put out a call to bloggers to participate in a September Sinc-Up. My favorite of the seven questions they suggested is “What books are on your nightstand right now?” and I lost no time in posting my TBR list here.


As you might guess I’ve added new books to the night...

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Published on March 25, 2015 05:49 • 1 view
Lorena Martínez Lorena Martínez's blog:

Siento que… siento que solo sabemos pelear. Herirnos. Siento que no te das cuenta como te veo. Siento que no te pasa por la mente que hay alguien que te ama justo al lado tuyo. Creo que te encanta llevarme la contra y se que encuentras pretextos estúpidos para verme, para encontrarnos por casual... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 26, 2015 09:58 • 1 view
Martin Fowler Martin Fowler's blog:

Retread of post orginally made on 22 Mar 2005



One of the common elements of agile methods is that they raise
programming to a central role in software
development - one much greater than the software engineering
community usually does. Part of this is classifying the code as a
major, if not the pr...

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Published on March 28, 2015 11:52 • 1 view
Ann Livi Andrews Ann Livi Andrews's blog:
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Well, the house is clean, my son is sleeping, the third load of laundry is finishing up in the washer, the sun is out in full force, and the sky is a beautiful blue.

And what am I doing?

I'm torturing my main character in Hollow Towns. Yep. You heard correctly.

I spoke to Riley about this yesterday...

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Published on March 26, 2015 11:48 • 1 view
Susan Juby Susan Juby's blog:

Six Inspiring New Novels Every Woman Should Read


Thanks to The Globe and Mail and Marissa Stapley for the kind review and for including Republic of Dirt in this fine line-up of books. I think every man and child should also read these books. Just to be on the safe side.


Here is the quote I will...

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Published on March 27, 2015 22:13 • 5 views
Michelle Irwin Michelle Irwin's blog:

So, it's official. Tomorrow I will be driving down to the Gold Coast and attending panels which will lead in to my first ever author signing. I'm nervous as heck, but excited too. There are some awesome authors attending, some I regard as friends others that I will be a little starstruck when I... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 26, 2015 04:37 • 5 views
T.J. Alexian T.J. Alexian's blog:

Gurgle. Gurgle. Gurgle.


Funny noise. It’s the Sunday after we returned home from Salem, and I’ve been hearing it all day long. What could it be, I wondered? Occasionally.


Although I honestly didn’t think to much about it that often. It was a beautiful day and the sun was out and the weather FINALLY...

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Published on March 24, 2015 09:00 • 1 view
Walter Ruhlmann Walter Ruhlmann's blog:
At the wake of Spring, I am catching up on some poems that were published in the last months in journals from which I though I had no news. I did. These publications accepted five for the one, one for the other.

Returning to a market where you previously appeared is always important. To be accept... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 28, 2015 01:11 • 5 views
Nash Summers Nash Summers's blog:

My DRiTC story has a name… and a cover! The story is called fawn, and it currently sits at almost 15k disjointed words. If anyone were to read it as it is, no one would understand what’s happening. For some reason, I’m writing this story in weird patterns. I should really get back to writing/proo...

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Published on March 25, 2015 18:16 • 41 views
Alejandro Soifer Alejandro Soifer's blog:


Nunca fui particularmente afecto a los cuentos. Ni a escribirlos ni a leerlos. Las razones son múltiples pero creo que se resumen en que me cuesta encontrar una idea para una narración y una vez que la tengo siento la necesidad de expandirla, desarrollarla, amasarla y dejar que crezca. Eso en...

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Published on March 25, 2015 08:02 • 5 views
Aidan Moher Aidan Moher's blog:
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Saga Press revealed the gorgeous cover for Ken Liu’s upcoming short fiction collection, The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories, today. Liu, who’s best known for his award winning short fiction, is publishing his first novel this year, an epic fantasy called The Grace of Kings, which has been rece...

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Published on March 27, 2015 09:34 • 5 views
Dawn Brower Dawn Brower's blog:








Her Heart’s Surrender


By: Allison Merritt





Three Things I Learned While Writing Her Heart’s Surrender


History is one of my passions. I love going back in time to discover what our ancestors were like and how they functioned, which shows how much we’ve changed as a society. Here are a couple of thing...

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Published on March 27, 2015 03:00 • 1 view
Alex   Johnson Alex Johnson's blog:
It's taken me quite a while, but I've finally published the sequel to Run Away which is entitled The Perfume Muse.

I've worked in the perfume industry for many years and have always been fascinated by fragrance. For example, how perfumers put together "notes" in much the same way as a musician do... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 28, 2015 11:24 • 53 views
Nadine Brandes Nadine Brandes's blog:

I write dystopian fiction.


That being said, it would make sense that I read and review dystopian fiction. So, on the last Wednesday of every month, I’m going to review a dystopian book or movie — both in the non-Christian and Christian market. This Wednesday, in light of the release of the Insurge...

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Published on March 25, 2015 06:30 • 5 views
Seth Skorkowsky Seth Skorkowsky's blog:

For those that have been wanting a Tyenee Pendant from my Black Raven stories can find one on this site. So far I only have the copper pendants. Depending how they go, I’ll be expanding to Bronze, Silver, and the others. I did have a few gold pendants made for myself and a few others. There is on...

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Published on March 28, 2015 08:38 • 5 views
James Wesley Rawles James Wesley Rawles's blog:

Today, we present another entry for Round 57 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest. The $12,000+ worth of prizes for this round include:


First Prize:



A Gunsite Academy Three Day Course Certificate, good for any one, two, or three course (a $1,195 value),
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Published on March 27, 2015 21:36 • 5 views
T.J. Klune T.J. Klune's blog:
Gather round, kids, because I have oodles of news to share.

OODLES.

First, I recently finished an asexual stoner hipster romantic comedy called How To Be A Normal Person. This is my third novel finished in three months. IT’S SO FLUFFY I’M GONNA DIE.

Second, my next book to be released is The Lightni... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 28, 2015 11:11 • 43 views
Hayden Wand Hayden Wand's blog:
It's time for this week's nextHidden Pearls bonus! While I freely admit to being musically challenged, that certainly doesn't mean I don't appreciate the sound of a finely performed song. In fact, I love music and often have a "soundtrack" for my stories that are usually a mix of instrumental and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 26, 2015 06:41 • 1 view
Octavia Wildwood Octavia Wildwood's blog:
In an instant, everything changed.

When River Sloan walked into Liana's life, he changed it forever. Hers was a rags to riches story - one with submission and kink and fiery passion.

Everything was going great until her past caught up with her. At her boyfriend's insistence, Liana returned home to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 26, 2015 01:09 • 5 views
Hugo Camacho Hugo Camacho's blog:

Resten poques hores perquè s’acabi la 5a jornada de laLliga de Microrelataires Catalansi aquí us porto el text amb el que vaig participar a la 4a jornada. Em va tocar enfrontar-me a la Tere SM, que havia proposat com a tema els ossets de peliux. El combat va ser acarnissat, però finalment vaig se...

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Published on March 27, 2015 02:43 • 6 views
Daniel Ausente Daniel Ausente's blog:
Pues que Kiko Amat me citó el otro día en una tasca a mi elección para charlar largo y tendido sobre Mentiré si es necesario . Yo disfruté del encuentro mientras los botellines de cerveza se iban vaciando, y creo que el resultado salió de lo más divertido y se puede leer aquí, en Gent Normal. Es... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 24, 2015 14:11 • 1 view
Paula Cappa Paula Cappa's blog:
I'm happy to report that my supernatural mystery, The Dazzling Darkness (ghost story category) is riding over two weeks on the Kindle Best Seller List (page 3).

http://www.amazon.com/gp/bestsellers/...

The novel rode the #1 spot for four days.

THE DAZZLING DARKNESS (Crispin Books)
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Published on March 28, 2015 11:00 • 5 views
W.S. Long W.S. Long's blog:


Good morning from Florida #LoveIsLove

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Published on March 28, 2015 05:06 • 1 view
Trami Nguyen Cron Trami Nguyen Cron's blog:

Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco


Our excitement was building up for weeks for the Annual Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco which took place between January 11-13th reached its height as soon as our SUV pulled up to the curb of the Moscone Center. Outside, the chill reminds me of why I...

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Published on March 05, 2015 14:44 • 13 views
Bey Deckard Bey Deckard's blog:

Available for pre-order now at Amazon!


With the captain’s mind in shambles, Jon and Tom set out to find the passage home through the black mountain range, hoping to find a cure for Baltsaros’s madness. However, when the men are forced to part ways, darkness takes root in the schism created; fate...

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Published on March 25, 2015 07:22 • 5 views
Lexa Cain Lexa Cain's blog:

This week I'm celebrating:
1) After continuing to stress out over the weekend, worry because I was falling behind on self-imposed deadlines, not sleep enough, and be over-critical of everything I did, I finally went out with a friend on Monday and she helped me regain perspective.
2) I accepted t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 26, 2015 21:00 • 5 views
Paul Durham Paul Durham's blog:
The Luck Uglies: Dishonour Among Thieves (a/k/a Fork-Tongue Charmers in the United States) is now...
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Published on March 26, 2015 09:11 • 5 views
Ashlee Willis Ashlee Willis's blog:

This is a guest post by Suzannah Rowntree, the author of the freshly released (as in, yesterday!!)Pendragon’s Heir.


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As the author of a novel which is rooted in a deep and abiding love of medieval literature, Ive spent much time over the last few years meditating on what great works of...

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Published on March 27, 2015 05:00 • 5 views
Rowena Wiseman Rowena Wiseman's blog:


In an era of shameless self-promotion and selfies, there’s something refreshing about people who wish to remain anonymous. I've always been intrigued by mystery people, from the guys from TISM to incognito street artists, so when I came across Headless Books via Twitter I just had to take a look... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 24, 2015 12:23 • 5 views
Kimberley Payne Kimberley Payne's blog:

Exercise 2-script


Work Large Muscles First—Part 2


As I mentioned last time, it’s best to work your muscles from large to small groups. And before doing so, it’s good to warm up your cardiovascular system with at least a little cardio (walking or jogging on the treadmill, using the elliptical or the rowing mach...

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Published on March 26, 2015 03:00 • 2 views
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