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Eric S. Kabakoff Eric S. Kabakoff's blog:
Soon after my Author Talk at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, I hopped an Amtrak train and took a seat in their Quiet Car, aka “Mankind’s Greatest Invention.” The train choo-chooed to New York City’s Penn Station, and then it was a quick cab ride home followed by a major-league sprint to the s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 03, 2015 09:15 • 35 views
Philippa Gregory Philippa Gregory's blog:
The Taming of the Queen (The Tudor Court, #4) by Philippa GregoryOn the 26th September I will be taking part in the Radio Times Festival at one of my favourite historic sites, Hampton Court. I’ll be discussing my new novel The Taming of the Queen. How nice it will be to discuss my heroine Kateryn Parr at the very place where she lived as queen. Here’s the lin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 03, 2015 09:12 • 2 views
Pamela Poole Pamela Poole's blog:
People Are Drawn to Creativity.


To attract an audience, you’ll need to stand out in a crowd. Authors who have searched online for guarantees of success in their book signings know there isn’t a magic formula. The things some writers claim work for them is negated by others. When I planned my first... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 03, 2015 06:44 • 29 views
Aer-ki Jyr Aer-ki Jyr's blog:
First off, in the United States, courts cannot make laws, so anyone who says abortion is the law of the land doesn't have a clue. What you have is government corruption run amuck, and they pass that off as 'law' when it isn't.

But when you get to the debate over what abortion is and is it right, n... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 03, 2015 06:42 • 27 views
Emily K. Murphy Emily K. Murphy's blog:
Last week's segment on conjoined twins left us in the 1800s, which is when the general populace became aware of the phenomenon thanks to a popular pair of brothers.

Chang and Eng were born joined at the hip in Siam in 1811. They left for the US in their late teens. They had a good run in the circu... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 03, 2015 06:40 • 1 view
David J. Gibbs David J. Gibbs's blog:
This issue has my story 'Mr. Garret's Interview' in it. This was a themed issue about things that haunt. It could be a bad decision or a mistake made in someone's lifetime.

This story was recounted by an elderly woman who was being interviewed. What she had to say was definitely haunting...

Free d... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 03, 2015 06:31 • 18 views
Charles Hash Charles Hash's blog:
I wonder exactly why I am doing this. What do I hope to accomplish? Do I just want some fleeting attention? Do I want fame, fortune, and all of the pressure that comes with it? Why would anyone seek to be put into a cage, to be put on display for gawkers and critics alike, poked at and dissected... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 03, 2015 06:18 • 55 views
Angela Gascoigne Angela Gascoigne's blog:
Book worms! Please find an excerpt of my latest book: The Caravan of Love by Annie Lancaster. Memoir/journal

PRESENT DAY

JULY 2005
As I sit on the plane, flying home to Cork from England, with my husband Tom and youngest son, Robin at either side of me I doze off. Getting up at 5.30am is my worst n... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 03, 2015 05:53 • 56 views
Susie Duncan Sexton Susie Duncan Sexton's blog:
description I highly recommend you read this important article - I've been saying this for quite a while now ...

How China purchased a prime cut of America’s pork industry

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Indiana scrambling like the devil to become the pork king of the United States through such transactions - just what I feared is going to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 03, 2015 05:39 • 106 views
Adam   Wasserman Adam Wasserman's blog:
Greetings, citizens. My name is – well, that's not really important right now. What is important is that you're tuned in to the latest dispatch from Today's Edition!

FIENDIST PLOT TO OBSTRUCT JUSTICE THWARTED! A quality control engineer at a pencil factory in V-13 sector was arrested several dayst... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 03, 2015 05:33 • 24 views
Michael Ridpath Michael Ridpath's blog:
Shadows of War by Michael Ridpath

After many months of hard research, and a year of enjoyable writing, I am very pleased to announce that my latest novel has just been published. The title is Shadows of War and it is a Second World War spy thriller – a sequel to Traitor’s Gate.

We all know that the Duke of Windsor was a Nazi symp... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 03, 2015 05:21 • 8 views
Judy Nichols Judy Nichols's blog:
Judy Nichols is the author of several mysteries available on Amazon.


CBS has just announced the cancellation of its series “Under the Dome,” based on the book of the same name by Stephen King.

Since 2013, Under the Dome was filmed here in Wilmington, which is why I watched it. I think they filmed... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 03, 2015 05:16 • 88 views
Beau Johnston Beau Johnston's blog:
The Phonetic Alphabet is the only reliable way of pronouncing the letters of the alphabet so everybody understands what’s being said. I had to learn the Phonetic Alphabet in my early teens, because I was a member of the local Bushfire Brigade, and the local search and rescue team. Both organisati... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 03, 2015 05:15 • 6 views
Maris Black Maris Black's blog:
I know tons of you know and love Michael Kage from the Kage Trilogy by Maris Black, what if you had a chance to ask him some questions? Well you better get your questions ready, because next Thursday is your chance, Kage will be having a live interview for an hour to answer your questions, so see... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 03, 2015 05:06 • 5 views
Java Davis Java Davis's blog:
My latest blog post sharing the carry-on rules from American Airlines: http://theroadtripwriter.com/american...
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Published on September 03, 2015 04:44 • 52 views
Paloma Aínsa Paloma Aínsa's blog:
Challenge Participant
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Published on September 03, 2015 04:35 • 5 views
Paul Zunckel Paul Zunckel's blog:
To write or not to write, that is the question, and the same applies to my blog...what I need is inspiration and guess what, I got it from Darkest Africa, and I mean that literally, we experienced one of the longest blackout that we have had, and blackouts are no stranger in this part of the worl... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 03, 2015 04:12 • 44 views
Sreesha Divakaran Sreesha Divakaran's blog:



Image – Shuttersock: Val Thoermer



One of the chapters of Like The Flowing River describes how Paulo Coelho and his wife discovered Nordic Walking. They loved the activity because though it was rigorous and burnt a lot of calories, it did not make them tired at all. One day, Coelho went online and...

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Published on July 30, 2015 12:00 • 2 views
Mark   Ellis Mark Ellis's blog:
New paperback and ebook second editions of Princes Gate and Stalin's Gold (Frank Merlin 1 and 2) are published today by London Wall Publishing. Available on Amazon and all other major book outlets.
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Published on September 03, 2015 02:27 • 4 views
E.A. Bucchianeri E.A. Bucchianeri's blog:


(Image Skynews.com: the body of 3/ 4 year child refugee washes up on a beach in Turkey)

Peoples of Europe: which one of us can continue to sit in our safe homes and view the horrendous suffering of humanity that is displayed minute by minute on TV and in newspapers?
Now is the time to stand up and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 03, 2015 01:39 • 4 views
Janet Gogerty Janet Gogerty's blog:
As I sat reading a book I felt and heard the reassuring rumble of the underground. But I was not on a London tube train, Mum and Dad were in the kitchen next door washing the dishes. We were in our little suburban house in Perth, Western Australia.
It was 10.59a.m., a bank holiday on the 14th Oct... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 03, 2015 01:49 • 11 views
Jonathan  Dunne Jonathan Dunne's blog:
Copenhagen, Sweden, Edinburgh...

I recently returned from a few weeks touring Copenhagen, a little of Sweden, and Edinburgh, Scotland. As usual, I brought some form of computer with me so I could work (because I feel at odds with the world if I dont). I worked on 'Hide the Elephant' during the ea... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 03, 2015 01:39 • 33 views
Roger A. Price Roger A. Price's blog:
Pegasus Publishers have a great new web-site showcasing all their titles; which includes interviews with several authors including me. Check it out at:

http://pegasuspublishers.com/interviews
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Published on September 03, 2015 00:48 • 29 views
Mark R Hunter Mark R Hunter's blog:
Two book signings next week—see you there!

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If you can’t make it that’s fine, but remember: Every time you don’t buy one of my books, Donald Trump’s hair strangles a pigeon. Think of the pigeons. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 03, 2015 06:47 • 2 views
K.J. Charles K.J. Charles's blog:

My husband has an idea for a book. It’s a great idea based on a bit of real-world technology that would make a cracking thriller. He’s been brewing this for a year or more. Finally, he asked me plaintively, “Okay, I’ve got the idea for the book, but how do I get the characters? How do I know who...

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Published on September 02, 2015 03:10 • 19 views
Theresa Van Spankeren Theresa Van Spankeren's blog:
Yep, you read the title right. My dad is turning into a vampire. It is a slow process, about two weeks long now and ongoing.

It all started with the announcement of needing cataract surgery. 'It is to clear up the eyes,' they claimed.

A few days after the first eye was done, I met my father in the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 23:41 • 14 views
Susan May Susan May's blog:
Like I've said, I can't get my blog to feed over to here ever since I swapped it to a personal domain name. So here's a link through to my website for film reviews for the week:

Film Reviews for the week, friends. STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON and A WALK IN THE WOODS. Two good films for a very different... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 22:33 • 8 views
دلع المفتي دلع المفتي's blog:
«أصبح الموت هو العادي، وكل ما عداه استثناء»..
صورة مؤلمة، بشعة، مخزية لا تكاد تفارقني. شاحنة تقف بشموخ على كتف طريق نمسوي أخضر. لا أحد في الخارج. سكون مريب.. والكون ينصت صاغراً لأصوات نحيب.
قبضات تطرق جدران الشاحنة، ولكن ليس هناك من يسمع. في الداخل صراخ وعويل يتحول بعد ساعات إلى نشيج، ثم تبدأ الأصو... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 22:29 • 4 views
Adam Graham Adam Graham's blog:
Uncle Scrooge: The Seven Cities of Gold (The Carl Barks Library, #14)Uncle Scrooge: The Seven Cities of Gold by Carl Barks

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


This volume of Uncle Scrooge Comics collect Uncle Scrooge stories from the 1950s by Carl Barks combining epic style adventures that would become the basic for the TV show Duck Tales (one story "The Lemming with the Locke... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 22:14 • 41 views
Marie Tayse Marie Tayse's blog:
Go enter for a chance to win a free copy of my 2nd book The Protector!!

Aleta is still heartbroken over her divorce. She seems like an easy target for a killer, but he doesn't know a ghost from his past is trying to warn her before it's too late. She feels as though someone is always watching, but... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 21:29 • 24 views
Katheryn Maddox Haddad Katheryn Maddox Haddad's blog:
The scripture for today, September 3, is 1st Kings 9:3 as found in the Old Testament of the Bible:

"The Lord said to him, 'I have heard the prayer and plea you have made before me; I have consecrated this temple, which you have built, by putting my Name there forever. My eyes and my heart will alw... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 20:54 • 8 views
Marvela Dawnay Marvela Dawnay's blog:
DIGIWRITING Blog, Book Publicity Tips From: Biographer Christine J. Gilbert
http://digiwriting.com/marketing-tips...
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Published on September 02, 2015 20:47 • 10 views
Brian McCracken Brian McCracken's blog:
He had to do it. He had to mess up a noble name and ruin life for the rest of us “Brian McCrackens”. For those of you that don’t know, I’m of course referring to the Brian McCracken that recently made headlines in Northern Alabama and across the nation after a racially charged shirt he was wearin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 20:45 • 9 views
Tariq Saleim Tariq Saleim's blog:
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Published on September 02, 2015 19:48 • 7 views
T. Gilling T. Gilling's blog:
An extract from The STREAM TONE: The Future of Personal Computing? ...

"The next step in the life of the Stream Tone is for lots of other people to become involved. To bring their collective experience, ideas, intellects, knowledge, skills, and understanding to bear on the challenge of how to cre... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 19:32 • 5 views
Richard  McGowan Richard McGowan's blog:
[This is just a rant. Skip it if you want. The tl;dr version: DRM sucks.]

(NOTE: If the author of the book in question below happens to read this and recognizes herself, I beg her please not to "out" herself by commenting! She is fabulous. I just have an allergy to DRM.)

Well... I should have seen... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 19:22 • 4 views
F.P. Adriani F.P. Adriani's blog:
...the first Alien installment free, it's been downloaded only nine times. No one's bought the sequel since, and there were only two sales on the sequel before I made the first free.

I had planned on working on the third Alien book again to finish it, but I haven't followed my plan because of the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 18:53 • 6 views
Vanny Vorng Vanny Vorng's blog:
Immediately following the Vietnamese invasion of Cambodia in 1979, the majority of Cambodians who survived the vicious Khmer Rouge were left without direction in their native country. Families separated, homes torn to the ground, it was utter chaos in Cambodia as refugees moved every direction se... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 18:49 • 194 views
James J. Murray James J. Murray's blog:

It’s been an exciting summer!


In July I published one of my favorite short storiesCuffed. It’s a true storyCuffed 07 copy about a frightening yet entertaining event that happened one night long ago when I worked the graveyard shift in a local pharmacy. That night the criminal was no match for me. If interes...

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Published on September 02, 2015 05:23 • 7 views
Kerry Clare Kerry Clare's blog:

The+Last+Love+SongI’ve been reading The Last Love Song: A Biography of Joan Didion for nearly a week, a grand hulking book at 500+ pages. I spent Sunday afternoon in my hammock with it, and when I was finished, I’d never felt so languid. I do one day want to write an essay about Joan Didion, Mad Men, and longing....

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Published on September 01, 2015 20:09 • 8 views
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