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Laurie Notaro Laurie Notaro's blog:
Hello friends!
Just wanted to let you know that the book giveaway for Crossing the Horizon IN HARDBACK is happening! https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/en...

I included some swag in the giveaway, too, jus so's you know.

Enter now! Win!! I think we're giving a big number away.

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Published on August 30, 2016 08:09 • 1 view
Nathan  Hill Nathan Hill's blog:
You know, before all this book stuff happened, I thought that "Pub Day" meant going to a bar and having a few pints with friends.

Now, though, that term means something completely different. Now it means that my novel has finally arrived!

I began writing it in 2004.

I finished a first draft in 2013.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 30, 2016 07:22 • 7 views
Amie Irene Winters Amie Irene Winters's blog:
As I mentioned in my secrets of Strange Luck post, I love learning secrets behind a book, like where an author got a particular idea or wrote their story. It really adds something to the whole experience. I thought long and hard about some interesting tidbits I could share about The Nightmare Bir... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 30, 2016 07:09 • 6 views
Joshua Bader Joshua Bader's blog:
Okay, ok, I know. The next book is really called Two Wizard Roulette. But in this world premiere sneak peek, it might as well be Two Demon Roulette, as the distantly demon blooded assassin Veruca and a very actively chaos demon succubus, Dizzy, square off in a Las Vegas hotel corridor.

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Published on August 30, 2016 06:15 • 35 views
Phillip Crawford Jr. Phillip Crawford Jr.'s blog:

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is making news for refusing to stand during the national anthem in protest against a rigged system, and he aptly characterizes Hillary Clinton as a hypocritical crook as reported by The Washington Post: "I mean, you have Hillary [Clinton] who's cal...

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Published on August 30, 2016 05:37 • 11 views
Alex Tully Alex Tully's blog:
I'm currently doing a Book Blitz at YABound Book Tours :
http://yaboundbooktours.blogspot.com/...

I had to pick out a couple of excerpts for Beautiful Chaos. I thought I'd share one :)
Beautiful Chaos by Alex Tully
Brady was already two steps ahead of her, walking toward Kendra’s car. Vivienne suddenly contemplated what she was... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 30, 2016 05:22 • 13 views
Joseph Max Lewis Joseph Max Lewis's blog:
Friends - Last week I asked what are some hot weather tips for owners of long haired dogs?

In August, my wife and I went to our family camp with our long haired collie “in the mountains.” There is no air conditioning of any kind and the temps went to 88 one day and 87 the other with sickening hum... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 30, 2016 05:16 • 7 views
Lynnette Cochrane Lynnette Cochrane's blog:
The Creature Within Update

It has been a long week and alas I discovered I am human. With that in mind, I have read through and edited my manuscript.

The new edition is uploaded and should be available within 12 to 24 hours. I apologize to my readers and to those who bought or downloaded it, plea...

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Published on August 30, 2016 03:28 • 12 views
Martha Hall Kelly Martha Hall Kelly's blog:

IMG_7076 There are so many interesting people living on Martha’s Vineyard, I shouldn’t have been surprised to meet Teresa Jaworska, 93, just a stone’s throw from my parent’s house in Vineyard Haven. Teresa survived The Warsaw Uprising, was arrested and spent nine months in Oberlangen Prisoner of War...

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Published on August 30, 2016 04:57 • 12 views
Harmony Verna Harmony Verna's blog:
There was a time when they were one.

Long, long, long ago, the great man and great woman were as one being, standing side by side in equality - strength, power, truth, authenticity, infinite and divine love – a melded heart and shared soul.

But then, over days and over countless years, a gray began... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 30, 2016 04:58 • 37 views
Stacey Lloyd-Briden Stacey Lloyd-Briden's blog:
The first three chapters of 'From the Ashes,' from the 'In The Shadow of a Phoenix,' historic fantasy book series is now available on Wattpad.

Check it out here:
https://www.wattpad.com/story/8293096...

An epic fantasy tale between Light and Dark set in the historic days of King Arthur.

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Published on August 30, 2016 04:54 • 13 views
Madeleine Beckett Madeleine Beckett's blog:
I'm sitting at the dealership this morning about to give away a huge chunk of my money for stupid maintenance. And it has the worst internet reception ever. I know I shouldn't even be using their internet because with my luck someone will hack into my computer. But all they'll find is ornery stor... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 29, 2016 05:59 • 7 views
Anela Deen Anela Deen's blog:

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Title & Author: The Scribe: Irin Chronicles Book One, Elizabeth Hunter

Genre & Publication Date: Paranormal Fantasy, October 15, 2013

Book Description: “Ava Matheson came to Istanbul looking for answers, but others came looking for her. A reckless warrior guards her steps, but will Ma...

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Published on August 29, 2016 12:02 • 4 views
Denton Loving Denton Loving's blog:

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Graywolf Press


During the month of August, 2016, Graywolf invites poets and translators of poetry—established, emerging, or somewhere in between—to submit their manuscripts to us. This reading period is not a contest, nor a guarantee of publication. Works must be poetry, but we welcome work tha...

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Published on August 29, 2016 12:57 • 5 views
Shawna Coronado Shawna Coronado's blog:

Living Wall Herbal Cocktail Garden Planting


Remember last season when I taught you how to plant an Easy Herbal Cocktail Garden Living Wall? Fall is the perfect time to replant herbs in your living walls for a secondary wave of delicious herbal scents, herbal cocktails, and all around herb love. If you live in the Southern states this is e...

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Published on August 29, 2016 04:20 • 17 views
Debi V. Smith Debi V. Smith's blog:
Coming September 9, 2016 –Amazon pre-order Kyra tossed her keys on the table in the entry, dumped her briefcase underneath, and thumbed through the mail. The house was quiet, absent the usual rock music playing and aromas of food cooking in the kitchen. “Ky! I’m home!” she called upstairs. Her tw... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 29, 2016 08:50 • 6 views
Margaret Sorick Margaret Sorick's blog:
Neither in fame, nor fortune, nor men put your trust For as weather and time turn metal to rust The things of this earth Begin to die straight from birth Return ashes to ashes and dust to dust In response to Mind and Life Matters weekly limerick challenge. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 29, 2016 05:00 • 12 views
Rachel Bels Rachel Bels's blog:

Primer capítulo Bella y Bestia


Primer capítulo Bella y Bestia Os traigo el adelanto del primer capítulo de Bella y Bestia, tercera entrega de la trilogía Tiger Rose, con esto espero que aguantéis un poco más Suscríbete a la web y recibirás primero que nadie los sorteos, promociones y nuevas e...

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Published on August 29, 2016 13:01 • 17 views
Aditi Bose Aditi Bose's blog:
Book: Dual Lives (I read the ebook version of the book) Author: Gourab Mitra Publisher:Patridge India Genre:‘Young-Adult’ drama but it doesn’t belong to the YA genre In One Line:It is about a man who wants to find his peace and a child who wants love Characterisation:The author might have wanted... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 29, 2016 20:09 • 1 view
Kevin J. Kennedy Kevin J. Kennedy's blog:





Madame Movara's Tales of Terror (Charity Anthology) will be available on the 20/10/16 however it's available for pre order now. Why wait? Go get your copy ordered.
Synopsis:
If you love the taste of fear, then this collection of short stories will be sure to chill your blood! An eclectic mix of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 29, 2016 23:57 • 9 views
Lian Hearn Lian Hearn's blog:












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Sleeplessly
I watch over
the spring night—
but no amount of guarding
is enough to make it stay.

(Izumi Shikibu, Japanese poet of the mid-Heian period)


A spring night, made of blossom, moonlight, and the whisper of the wind in fresh green leaves is fragile by its very nature; trying...

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Published on August 29, 2016 12:01 • 4 views
Michael McGarrity Michael McGarrity's blog:
Well almost, but over 70 people turned out to hear me talk about the American West trilogy, which flabbergasted the lady from the library friends who introduced me on Saturday morning and later commented that she'd never seen more than 15 folks show up for an author event before.

After my talk, P... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 29, 2016 15:29 • 10 views
Tom Leveen Tom Leveen's blog:

I’m taking a creative nonfiction class from one of the masters in the field, Lee Gutkind. Here is my first assignment: A scene. That’s it. Those were our instructions. Write a scene about something that happened between the times our class met, maximum 250 words. Here’s what I came up with. Enjo...

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Published on August 29, 2016 19:56 • 1 view
Sarina Langer Sarina Langer's blog:

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Today author Holly Evans stops by to tell us about the various ways to promote your book! Book promotion and marketing is a huge part of the indie author’s (or indeed any author’s) routine, so I’m particularly thrilled that she agreed to talk about it here!


Holly Evans is the author of the Infe...

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Published on August 30, 2016 01:30 • 14 views
A.V. San Martín A.V. San Martín's blog:
No es ningún secreto que me encanta hacer listas de todo y no solo de la compra. Supongo que en mi cabeza fluyen tantas ideas y desconciertos que necesito hacerlas para poner un poco de orden.

A veces, me imagino mi cerebro como un archivador revuelto con los cajones abiertos y hojas desperdi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 30, 2016 01:03 • 13 views
Oliver Jeffers Oliver Jeffers's blog:


Good as new… (sort of)

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Published on August 29, 2016 14:18 • 6 views
Frederick Buechner Frederick Buechner's blog:

In our blog post every Monday we select a reading from the for the upcoming Sunday, and pair it with a Frederick Buechner reading on the same topic.

On September 4, 2016 we will celebrate the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost. Here is this weeks reading from the book of Philemon:

Philemon 1:6
I pray...

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Published on August 29, 2016 13:00 • 11 views
Adrián  Biháry Adrián Biháry's blog:

Po véééééééľmi vééľmi dlhej dobe pridávam na blog článok z rubriky Top 5. Keďže sa mi takmer všetky rýchlo-napadnuté témy minuli, rozhodol som sa, že sa podelím s vami o moje najobľúbenejšie seriály.5. Pretty little LiarsKlamárky patria medzi moje naj seriály odkedy som ich prvý krát pozrel. Ouk... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 30, 2016 03:00 • 16 views
D.W. Anderson D.W. Anderson's blog:

Hello, fellow internet people,


I just learned how to reblog, and Mr Thomas Cannon (author of The Tao of Apathy) wrote a review of Mind the Gap. Check it out (and his blog. ) Thanks to Thomas for spending the time and energy to read and review. Truly I appreciate it. I’m much obliged. (Not sure w...

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Published on August 29, 2016 07:19 • 6 views
Chiara Venturelli Chiara Venturelli's blog:

La mia lista di libri di prossima lettura è sempre troppo lunga su Goodreads, nonostante ciclicamente la controlli e ne tolga alcuni che non mi convincono più. Nonostante questo, ci sono libri che aspettano da anni, sopravvissuti a non so quante “pulizie di primavera” sul profilo. A volte aspetto...

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Published on August 29, 2016 23:12 • 11 views
Scott   Alexander Scott Alexander's blog:

[Content note: this is pretty much a rehash of things I’ve said before, and that other people have addressed much more eloquently. My only excuse for wasting your time with it again is that SOMEHOW THE MESSAGE STILL HASN’T SUNK IN.]


EpiPens, useful medical devices which reverse potentially fatal...

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Published on August 29, 2016 17:53 • 6 views
Tabitha Black Tabitha Black's blog:
For the next two weeks, I will be highlighting a new book in The Red Petticoat Saloon series on an (almost) daily basis...

If you haven't heard of The Red Petticoat Saloon, it's essentially an idea which my great friends Alta Hensley and Maggie Ryan dreamed up, where a bunch of top authors get tog... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 29, 2016 08:37 • 10 views
Amy Tuteur Amy Tuteur's blog:

Young girl overcome with grief kneels in front of a loved one's grave.

Finally, a step in the right direction!

After several years of mounting evidence that the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI), designed to promote breastfeeding, leads to preventable deaths of babies being smothered in or falling from their mothers hospital beds, the American Academy of Pe...

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Published on August 29, 2016 07:09 • 5 views
Art  Taylor Art Taylor's blog:

After hinting toward it for a while now (how long, even I haven’t kept track of), I’m finally planning to debut my author newsletter. I plan to get this out before Bouchercon (yikes!), and as part of incentive for readers to subscribe, I’m hosting a giveaway. Fun!


Sign up for my newsletter here by...

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Published on August 29, 2016 08:32 • 13 views
Keller Marie Keller Marie's blog:


Newest chapter of Sapphire is out!!

Rory finally gets the answers he’s looking for, or well, he gets some of the answers he’s looking for. All this does is bring up new questions for him to have answered!

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Published on August 29, 2016 17:33 • 9 views
Dina L. Sleiman Dina L. Sleiman's blog:
This was a pretty exciting week for me. On Saturday night I learned that I won the prestigious American Christian Fiction Writer's Carol Award in the Young Adult fiction category for Dauntless! For anyone who doesn't know what that is, it's not quite the Oscars of the Christian fiction world (th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 29, 2016 08:00 • 4 views
Ana Elise Meyer Ana Elise Meyer's blog:
Ok everyone I told you the results of my big promo but I didn't tell you what I did and what actually worked so here are some tid bits of knowledge I gained from it:

1- FreeBooksy=Rocks! I bought a spot on FreeBooksy and on that day I only had a posting on FreeBooksy and I had 1400 downloads and I... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 29, 2016 05:00 • 17 views
Walt Disney Company Walt Disney Company's blog:

With so much to see and do on a Disney Vacation, planning can seem overwhelming sometimes. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a specialist in your corner? Disney Parks Moms Panel has a specialist just for you when planning your Disney Vacation, like Emily and Kiki who concentrate on Disneyland Resort qu...

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Published on August 29, 2016 16:00 • 10 views
K.J. Chapman K.J. Chapman's blog:

big news!


I’m so excited to reveal the cover for Thrown to The Blue. The whole process of drafting and now editing this novel has been a whirlwind of a ride and I’ve loved every minute, however, I’m still not sure on a release date. Once I’ve worked through the edits with my beat readers and my proof-read...

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Published on August 30, 2016 03:20 • 5 views
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