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Patrizia S.  Prudenzi Patrizia S. Prudenzi's blog:
Heute war in meinem Büro warm wie immer. Das Gebäude steht direkt an einer viel befahrenen Straße, wenn man das Fenster ausreißt, um durch zu lüften, kommt nur ein Höllenlärm rein. Ich hatte heute Morgen eine CD fast aus versehen in meine Tasche eingesteckt. AC/DC, Black in Black.
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Published on July 31, 2014 12:38 • 2 views
Kim Harrison Kim Harrison's blog:

Ha! My day is totally gone, and it’s only like eleven in the morning, but when I started hearing from readers that Craig and Geoff had discussed The Undead Pool again, I assumed that it was a rerun. No. No it wasn’t. Check this out.


http://www.cbs.com/shows/late_late_show/video/


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Published on July 31, 2014 08:18 • 1 view
Robin Hobb Robin Hobb's blog:

Originally published at Robin Hobb. You can comment here or there.

UK READERS ONLY!!!!

Now this is a special double notice, so read carefully.

If you pre-order Fool’s Assassin from Waterstones by July 31, you can add the code RH2014 to your order and get 7 pounds off the price. And if you go to m...

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Published on July 30, 2014 14:10 • 1 view
Z.A. Maxfield Z.A. Maxfield's blog:

Five GREAT reasons to drive across the country (even though you’re supposed to be promoting a new book release.)


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1. The USA is HUGE. Face it. Despite any plans you make–despite the number of times you take off with the intention of seeing every little thing, peeking into every corner, and findin...

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Published on July 31, 2014 08:55 • 1 view
Steven Pressfield Steven Pressfield's blog:
Today we talk about Jeff’s work habits. Eighteen-hour days, writing via Skype with his two partners, organizing the episodes of the web series using his own digitial version of the Foolscap Method. Jeff also takes me on a tour of his house and workspace. It’s like Van Gogh’s tiny room at Arles, o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2014 12:13 • 4 views
Kelly Deriemaeker Kelly Deriemaeker's blog:
Processed with Rookie

Mijn kind is een spraakwaterval. Volzinnen, al een tijd. Zijn mond staat geen twee seconden stil, toch niet als hij thuis is. Dat kwebbelt en dat vertelt en dat doet maar. De interactie! De mopjes! De stemmetjes die erbij horen! (van heel zwaar tot ongeveer een prinses)


Ik schrijf zijn zinnen op,...

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Published on July 02, 2014 08:24 • 1 view
Catherine Coulter Catherine Coulter's blog:
Thursday 31st -- say good-bye to proud July, the bringer of heat and lovely sun and perhaps a vacation -- Got home yesterday afternoon, but alas, I was doomed -- shaking 500 hands, countless hugs at the RWA conference in San Antonio (great fun!) and I got the cold from the inner circle of Hell, s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2014 12:08 • 2 views
Duane&Cindy Mullett Duane&Cindy Mullett's blog:
I do not like storms. Storms of any kind actually! I’ve experienced a storm while in an airplane and, another time, while on a boat. I much prefer calmness over turbulence, but then again…who doesn’t?


I also dislike “storms” in relationships. It’s important to me that everyone around me has good f... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2014 12:07 • 6 views
Shayla Black Shayla Black's blog:
IMG_1777Book Bash 2014

After a whirlwind month with lots of travel and good friends, I’m finally getting the chance to post some pictures from last month’s super memorable Book Bash in Orlando, FL. The weather was predictably warm (it was, after all, Florida in the summer), but the food was great and the...

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Published on July 31, 2014 08:30 • 2 views
John C. Wright John C. Wright's blog:

Over at Armed and Dangerous, a topic very near and dear to my heart is being debated. The author, Eric Raymond, begins thus:


I’ve been aware for some time of a culture war simmering in the SF world. And trying to ignore it, as I believed it was largely irrelevant to any of my concerns and I have...

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Published on July 31, 2014 08:37 • 4 views
Pat Bertram Pat Bertram's blog:

I wonder if it’s possible to be crazy and not know it. I think I am a caring person, but considering all the arguments I’ve been getting in lately with my siblings, I’m beginning to wonder if I’m the one who isn’t tracking on all synapses.


I don’t, of course, really think I’m crazy, evil, manipula...

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Published on July 30, 2014 18:32 • 1 view
Martha Wells Martha Wells's blog:
News:

The audiobook of Stories of the Raksura I: The Falling World & The Tale of Indigo and Cloud is up for preorder.

And if you missed it, the Publishers Weekly review:
Two novellas and two short stories expand the setting of Wells’s dreamlike fantasy novels. In “The Falling World,” a vanishe... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2014 07:57 • 6 views
Jan Ruth Jan Ruth's blog:
A New Series about Welsh-based Writers by Anglesey Author Gillian Hamer.
http://www.wordswithjam.co.uk/p/welco...

'This month's theme is ‘Freedom’ which has influenced writers across the world for millennia, voices rising up in peace, anger, defiance and revenge – with words often the most powerful... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2014 11:49 • 5 views
Jamie Ford Jamie Ford's blog:

Apple is featuring 50 Great Authors, 50 Great Books for $1.99 and yours truly has somehow made the cut. I picture George R.R. Martin and Neal Stephenson staring at me and whispering, "Who let THAT guy in?"


Coincidentally, my editor also edited the first Game of Thrones book as well as Neal Stephen...

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Published on July 30, 2014 16:53 • 1 view
Laurie R. King Laurie R. King's blog:
When I first started writing the Russell books, I took great care to assert that these were not Sherlock Holmes stories, that they were about Mary Russell, with Holmes a supporting actor. Which they are, clearly. However… As I’ve mellowed, I have become more interested in the character of Holmes,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2014 11:00 • 5 views
Todd Young Todd Young's blog:
Angel is now available at Amazon and Smashwords.

Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Angel-Todd-Youn...

Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view...

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Angel's spent the last three weeks locked in a medical facility, testing a new aphrodisiac. He’s picked something up, some mysterious disease, and n... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2014 11:46 • 11 views
L.D. Parker L.D. Parker's blog:
I started a post this morning about good times vs bad times, light vs dark, joy vs pain. Then I started making myself über depressed and said screw this! I found myself focusing on the negative A LOT. Albeit for good reasons – I’ve had a lot of negative surround me in the past few […]
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Published on July 28, 2014 06:05 • 4 views
Richelle Mead Richelle Mead's blog:
Silver Shadows is here! And in case you haven't been out on social media, people are freaking out about it--in a good way. If you haven't picked up your copy, make sure you do soon. Big, big things are coming!

I've had a really great time this week talking to fans about the book. On Tuesday, I kic... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2014 08:30 • 23 views
Shannon Hale Shannon Hale's blog:

Enna-newpb"silly songs about swimming rabbits and no-tailed squirrels": it occurs to me I should have had my husband write this song! He wrote the "bodiless piglet" song Tegus sings in Book of a Thousand Days. He also expanded the rap I wrote for Humphry in The Storybook of Legends and then wrote new raps...

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Published on July 30, 2014 11:02 • 4 views
Ellen Kushner Ellen Kushner's blog:
Due to my own stupidity, I am blessed (or cursed) with a spare set of rooms for LonCon3 which I do not need but cannot cancel and must therefore pay for:2 rooms at the Ibis Styles London Excel-custom House Hotel, right across from the convention center & next to the tube stop for easy escape... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2014 11:07 • 1 view
Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson's blog:

Next week I will be in the UK, but right now I’m in Avilés, Spain for the Celsius 232 convention (which has free admission, so come on out). Here’s my complete schedule! Aquí está mi agenda completa.


Address: Plaza Domingo Alvarez Acebal, 2

33402 Avilés, Spain


THURSDAY/JUEVES, July 31


Time: 10:00–12:...

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Published on July 30, 2014 14:18 • 2 views
Ilona Andrews Ilona Andrews's blog:

The Magic Breaks Blog Tour is about half way through, and I’ve got more details. For everyone who gets to attend: HAVE FUN!


Thursday, July 31st, Ilona & Gordon will be signing in Portland, OR at Powell’s (3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 97005). The author event will start at 7:00 pm.


Th...

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Published on July 31, 2014 06:00 • 9 views
Lauren Willig Lauren Willig's blog:

The That Summer Read Along is live!


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To join the fun, just click over to the That Summer Read Along event on Facebook and join the group. (Just in case the link above doesn’t work, here’s the actual url: https://www.facebook.com/events/14700...)


I’ll be kicking the festivities off tomorrow with a...

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Published on July 31, 2014 07:32 • 4 views
M.N. Forgy M.N. Forgy's blog:
The release date for The Scars That define Us is.........

October 31st!!!!!!

Cover reveal for The Scars That Define Us
August 8th!!!!
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Add it to your goodreads today!
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

You can follow me here for more recent information: https://www.facebook.com/pages/M-N-Fo...

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Published on July 31, 2014 11:41 • 8 views
Lilith Saintcrow Lilith Saintcrow's blog:

Saintcrow_Pack(ES) Here’s the cover for PACK. Isn’t it pretty? It’s an upcoming Orbit Short Fiction drop (similar to Unfallen) and it’ll be available on 9/23. But I was able to get permission to share the cover with you, my dear chickadees.


Pack is a weird little story. It’s related to my Fireside Fiction short Mat...

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Published on July 31, 2014 10:40 • 5 views
Christie Silvers Christie Silvers's blog:
SXC.hu:ShadowRaveHey there, blog Peeps! I want to warn you up front that this entry may be a bit long winded. You've been warned! :)

First, let me start off by saying that yes, I am fully aware that I've missed yet another release date for To Kill a Demon (Liz Baker, bk 6) . I promise it's gettin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2014 09:20 • 1 view
Jaye Wells Jaye Wells's blog:

When I started writing the Prospero’s War series, I had one goal: I wanted to see what would happen if I took the cop shows I loved (The Wire, The Shield, Luther, etc) and added wizards. How would the conversation about the societal costs of addiction and the ever-graying line between good and ev...

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Published on July 31, 2014 08:13 • 6 views
Jim C. Hines Jim C. Hines's blog:

My theme for 2014 seems to be a year-long scramble to keep up on everything. As evidenced by the fact that I HAVE A BOOK COMING OUT IN SIX DAYS!


[image error]Okay, it’s not a brand new book, but it is the mass market release of Codex Born, coming on August 5. And with that release, the ebook price...

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Published on July 30, 2014 14:40 • 1 view
L.A. Logan L.A. Logan's blog:
I have been focusing on writing my next book, and as I've been going through different story lines that I've written over the past years, it's becoming more difficult to decide which one I want to finish and release next. I have books that I've written (or started writing) that range anywhere fro... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2014 11:19 • 7 views
D.S. Arnauld D.S. Arnauld's blog:
This year I was fortunate to partner with the Dallas chapter of Bowling For Rhinos. As an author, I was able to sign copies of my books for people at the event. My young adult novel Elephantopia is dedicated to the five elephants at the Dallas Zoo. The African Savanna wing is truly world class an... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2014 10:53 • 25 views
Kaya Carvajal Kaya Carvajal's blog:
I chose this topic because I recently read a book where the female protagonist was so helpless that it made me cringe whenever I wasn't rolling my eyes. It seems to be a popular debate topic recently. My point is though, that it ruined the entire book for me. Now, I'm not particularly a feminist... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2014 10:32 • 2 views
Hazel Cartwright Hazel Cartwright's blog:
Alright time to launch My Emerald Eyes Trilogy Book Tour.
The Tour kicks off Nov.4th -Nov.24th please if you would like to sign up simply reply in a comment Below.

I would be thrilled if Bloggers would be interested in being part of the tour. If so it would be great to send one book or two as a pri... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2014 10:23 • 6 views
Sara  Humphreys Sara Humphreys's blog:
PUMPED is #FREE for a limited time. Please share with your romance loving friends!
KINDLE: http://tinyurl.com/q3nhrzo
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Published on July 31, 2014 10:19 • 33 views
Thomas L. Hay Thomas L. Hay's blog:
Secrets

Posted by Thomas Hay on 31Jul2014. Filed under: Mystery of the unknown

Exploring a secret can tease the human mind and spark our curiousity. What is it that makes a secret so curious? Is it we are about to find out something that nobody else knows?

Surrounding mankind on our planet are numer... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2014 10:11 • 23 views
Melinda O'Donnell Melinda O'Donnell's blog:
If you have Amazon prime, ebooks are always free! And if you don't, samples are free too! And you can check out:

Thirst- vampire short story http://www.amazon.com/Thirst-Melinda-...

Tale of the Moone- fantasy novel http://www.amazon.com/Tale-Moone-Meli... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 25, 2014 10:02 • 4 views
G.G. Atcheson G.G. Atcheson's blog:
Chapter 7

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few nights passed before Mellie finally showed up. My ship's repair had kept me busy, but I have to admit: I had missed her. She walked up to me with hesitation.

"I'm sorry for taking so long Babe."

"It’s ok. I had plenty of things to keep me occupied."

"Your spaceship?"

I nodded.

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Published on July 31, 2014 10:01 • 11 views
A.E. Via A.E. Via's blog:
My books are all (Except: Embracing His Syn) being uploaded back to Amazon and ArE right now. All should be live by August 1st! Sorry for the inconvenience.
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Published on July 31, 2014 09:55 • 7 views
Lauren Hodge Lauren Hodge's blog:
Fiction is a playground of which I will never tire. There are so many things you can experience that you'd never have the opportunity to in real life. A good book is like a TARDIS, the Doctor Who time travel machine that's bigger on the inside and can transport you to any point in time and space.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2014 09:44 • 90 views
Ayah Ayah's blog:
> Dear Ayah,
> It's me, your biggest fan. You have mastered the arts of writing, by making a twisting tale that has interesting characters. Your book has a really amazing plot along with an awesome beginning. I love Kelly Pose, ALOT, and imagined myself in her shoes. She has her own :-Dpros... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2014 09:35 • 1 view
S.E.  Smith S.E. Smith's blog:
I'm excited about the new Feel the Heat bundle set that went on sale this morning! All proceeds from the sale go to charity! My story, Touch of Frost: Magic, New Mexico, is an original story written just for the bundle. This story is a 'touch' different than my other stories and I love it. This s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2014 09:30 • 6 views
Setta Jay Setta Jay's blog:
Hi everyone,

It looks like I have books on some Listopia Lists.

Thank you to those that took the time to nominate them! It made my day. :D

Denying Ecstasy (The Guardians of the Realms, #3) by Setta JayDenying Ecstasy:

https://www.goodreads.com/list/book/2...

Ecstasy Claimed (The Guardians Of The Realms, #2) by Setta JayEcstasy Claimed:

https://www.goodreads.com/list/book/2...

Ecstasy Unbound (The Guardians of the Realms, #1) by Setta JayEcstasy Unbound:

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Published on July 31, 2014 09:24 • 5 views
Angie West Angie West's blog:
Just a quick heads up--the final book in my Shadows trilogy is up and running now. Check it out, let me know what you think!
Hopefully, I'll have another book coming out, or at least a release date, sometime in December of this year. Enjoy the rest of summer!

<3
Angie

Shadow Borne by Angie West






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Published on July 31, 2014 09:20 • 44 views
Sharon Kay Penman Sharon Kay Penman's blog:
Now that we know what Richard III really looked like—much more attractive than his squinty-eyed successor—we can move on to Jane Austin. (Okay, Jane and Richard---I admit that is an odd pairing) But here is an interesting article which shows what a forensic artist thinks Jane looked like---very a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2014 09:06 • 18 views
Heather  Leigh Heather Leigh's blog:
To celebrate the upcoming release of book 3 in the Famous Series, Extremely Famous, I'm running a giveaway. The winner will receive one of only a handful of copies of the paperback ARC for Extremely Famous as well as a Relatively Famous tote bag!


To enter, write an honest review on Amazon for eith... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2014 08:54 • 7 views
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