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Willie Lavoy Allison Willie Lavoy Allison's blog:
Everyone that has had a computer knows about Microsoft but did you know that there is a free version of every one of Microsoft's brand name products. I have been reading Microsoft SQL Server for dummies for a crash course on the 2005 version of the software I got off of eBay. Then it occurred to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 01, 2015 14:39 • 17 views
Julie Harper Julie Harper's blog:
Enter for a chance to win (an unsigned) copy of Butterfly Cursive Handwriting Practice Workbook by Julie Harper.

Here is a link to the Goodreads giveaway: https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/sh...

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Published on February 01, 2015 14:30 • 1 view
Marie Rutkoski Marie Rutkoski's blog:
Official Event Schedule:

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CLICK HERE for a downloadable version!

Official Event Schedule


Washington-Lee High School


Saturday, March 7


9:30 AM: Doors Open


10:00 AM: Introduction


10:15-11 AM


Main Author Panel:“Two Worlds”


A discussion about characters that are divided by fundamental d...

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Published on February 01, 2015 08:02 • 1 view
Rival Gates Rival Gates's blog:
I have a new book review. http://thereviewcourt.com/book-verdic... As with everything in life, there are some things the reviewer liked and some things she did not, but overall it rated a 4.1/5 stars. I would like to thank The Review Court for taking the time to read the book. THE NEW COVER IS OU... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 01, 2015 14:15 • 5 views
Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer's blog:

Now that I’ve got your attention…here’s the link to that feature, which includes Annihilation but also a bunch of really fascinating titles, some of which I haven’t read. Also some nice design featured.


Even if you are watching the Super Bowl, you could do worse than spend half-time listening toNP...

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Published on February 01, 2015 09:41 • 10 views
Kate Elliott Kate Elliott's blog:

While January remains the first month of the Gregorian calendar, February marks the real beginning of an incredibly busy and I hope not too stressful year for me.


In 2014 I published a single piece of fiction ( Spiritwalker-related novelette posted as free fiction on my web site), no novels, and a...

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Published on February 01, 2015 06:07 • 1 view
Jennifer Ashley Jennifer Ashley's blog:

Pride Mates, book 1 of the Shifters Unbound series, has been discounted to $1.99! For a limited time only--sale ends Feb 8 (probably will go off around midnight on the 7th).


This is on multiple platforms:


Kindle: http://tinyurl.com/mstbo6e
Nook: http://tinyurl.com/pjr48ul
iBooks: http://tinyurl.com...

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Published on January 31, 2015 18:36 • 1 view
Tera Lynn Childs Tera Lynn Childs's blog:




















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I’m never gonna stop watching these gifs of Jorge saying amazing words to his fans.
It always helps me to get more inspired :”“)


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Published on January 31, 2015 14:00 • 3 views
Catherine Ryan Hyde Catherine Ryan Hyde's blog:














Remember how just last month WHEN I FOUND YOUwas a Kindle Monthly Deal, marked down to $1.99 for the whole month of January? Well, today it's February, it's back up to $3.99, and today TAKE ME WITH YOUstarts its run as a Kindle Monthly Deal for February.

Yup. $1.99 all month. So if you haven't re...

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Published on February 01, 2015 09:56 • 2 views
S. Jane Sloat S. Jane Sloat's blog:
Evan S. Connell’s Mrs. Bridge , about a housewife suffering vague existential unease, begins with a Walt Whitman quote: But where is what I started for so long ago? /And why is it yet unfound?
A Matisse illustration for Charles d'OrleansThe companion novel Mr. Bridge begins with a quote from Wal... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 01, 2015 09:55 • 1 view
Michael J. Sullivan Michael J. Sullivan's blog:

Another Best Fantasy of 2014 came out, and this one is a whopper. The folks at Fantasy Faction picked out more than 50 books that they wanted to highlight from 2014. I found a lot of books that I would expect on such a list, and some that are new to me that I want to check out. Hopefully you will... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 01, 2015 06:30 • 8 views
Mark              Phillips Mark Phillips's blog:
Today is Sunday. Today is the big game. And while many football fans in Seattle and the New England states are eagerly awaiting the game, millions more are eagerly awaiting the commercials.

This year commercial time during the broadcast is going for over four-million dollars per spot. That's a hef... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 01, 2015 13:40 • 32 views
Madison C. Brightwell Madison C. Brightwell's blog:
Bristol is a pleasant market town in the South West of England. The majority of the action in this book takes place in Bristol, although there are some flashback "scenes" that take place in India in the 1960's.

One of Bristol’s main attractions is the Clifton Suspension Bridge, which is also a key... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 01, 2015 13:39 • 4 views
Meghan Quinn Meghan Quinn's blog:
Can you say briar patch in a romance novel? What about meat sword? That’s what it is…a meat sword, right, all meaty and sword like, slaying through the inner dungeons of a woman’s dark desires. What about breasts? Do bosoms really heave?

God, I have no idea what happens when private parts touch.

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Published on February 01, 2015 13:35 • 1 view
Lori Meckley Lori Meckley's blog:
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Published on February 01, 2015 13:21 • 5 views
Karen Jean Matsko Hood Karen Jean Matsko Hood's blog:
Today is the seminar that I am looked forward to attending. Lost Horse Press In Sandpoint, Idaho is a great small press . Be sure and look them up. Tom Aslin is the poet that will be featured at the seminar. Karen Jean MLost Horse Press New Poets Series: New Poets, Short Books Volume IIIatsko Hoo Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 01, 2015 12:55 • 7 views
Justin  Harrison Justin Harrison's blog:
Recognized Military Experience: United States Navy
Rating and Rank: E-7, Chief Petty Officer
SKUL Serial Number: AL-03490-SO
Platoon: Whiskey
Team: Saber
Call Sign: Tweeker

"Is that what you want?" screamed Lukas Lattimore before taking a swig of his beer.

"No, Daddy," answered young Ansil, his son, mee... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 01, 2015 12:53 • 7 views
Silvia Martínez Valero Silvia Martínez Valero's blog:
No sé si me asusta o me maravilla lo que he visto. Veréis, iba en el autobús, de camino al gimnasio y, como siempre, mis ojos vagaban de un lado a otro examinándolo todo. Por la zona en la que está situada esa ruta, casi todo eran personas mayores y me he puesto a pensar si cuando yo llegara a es... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 01, 2015 08:04 • 5 views
A.J. Ridges A.J. Ridges's blog:

Posted by - AJ Ridges


I saw this post on twitter today and it got me thinking…


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Who would be my ultimate m/m fantasy couple? Although, I have to admit I wouldn’t pass on watching Zac Efforn and Taylor Lautner going at it like bunnies. :)


I’m not really a fan girl, so it’d be hard for me to pick a m/...

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Published on January 30, 2015 11:32 • 7 views
Verity Jacobs Verity Jacobs's blog:
I made a storyboard for The Science of Attraction late last year — a collection of photos that reflected all the images that had been bouncing around in my head while I was writing. I made it long after the book had been written and sent out into the ether, so it wasn’t really a creative device a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 01, 2015 06:39 • 6 views
S. Cambell Williams S. Cambell Williams's blog:
The Summer of Tsunami, Legacy: Book OneThe Summer of Tsunami unveils and explores the world of protagonist, Tsunami Monroe and forges the tale of multiracial platonic and romantic relationships in an elegant, resonating and brilliantly prosed masterwork. S. Campbell Williams ignites and solidifie... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 01, 2015 12:50 • 7 views
Dana Elmendorf Dana Elmendorf's blog:
It's official, I made it in!

For those who don't know, this is a group of 2016 debut authors. It was formed to help celebrate, brag about and spread the word for these exciting new YA and MG stories coming to you next year. Currently the Sweet Sixteens are doing some fun interviews with our upper... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 30, 2015 09:11 • 5 views
Neal Stephenson Neal Stephenson's blog:
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Published on January 30, 2015 10:27 • 8 views
Katherine Hayton Katherine Hayton's blog:
When our office moved last weekend I was left with a free desk in my pod. As my book was released on Monday I shamelessly purloined it to use it as a sales desk for my hastily assembled 'Katherine Hayton Only Bookstore.'

Sadly I'm gaining a new staff member in my little team on Monday, so althoug...

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Published on January 30, 2015 00:09 • 1 view
Helen Pollard Helen Pollard's blog:

Yesterday, my husband and I had a day out in the North Yorkshire town of Harrogate.


We do this every few weeks and we’ve got quite a routine going.


First, we park on the outskirts of town, then walk across the park and through the pinewoods (about a mile) to Harlow Carr gardens.


Here, we treat o...

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Published on January 31, 2015 15:01 • 6 views
Mallory Smart Mallory Smart's blog:
I like looking at you.I nestle and reside in the warmcuddly red panda ideal of you.Let’s...
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Published on January 29, 2015 18:31 • 5 views
Isabel Brown Isabel Brown's blog:
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Published on January 31, 2015 12:57 • 6 views
Kerri Kochanski Kerri Kochanski's blog:
Enter the giveaway for my new play, The Food Monologues

The play includes monologues interspersed with ensemble-driven scenes, and features 37 roles, played by 13 actresses.

GIVEAWAY ends 2/16.

Open to US, CA and GB residents.

Enter here - http://bit.ly/1CPwJM9

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Published on February 01, 2015 12:33 • 7 views
Leah Dempster Leah Dempster's blog:

I’ve been working hard on finishing the writing of��Contrasting Lives for publication and I’m really, really excited about the story. ��The story, the characters and the journey they’re taking has been amazing. ��One of the things I love about writing is that most of the time, I don’t have a clue...

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Published on January 31, 2015 00:41 • 10 views
Madeline McEwen Madeline McEwen's blog:
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Published on January 31, 2015 16:39 • 4 views
Amel Abdullah Amel Abdullah's blog:
While browsing OnIslam.Net recently, I came across this valuable article by Ramzy Baroud, an internationally syndicated columnist and the founder of PalestineChronicle.Com: “Dos” and “Don’ts” when Writing about Middle East There are some good issues here for anyone writing about this sensitive re... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 30, 2015 04:00 • 5 views
Cullyn Royson Cullyn Royson's blog:
The Problem

Everyone has a right to write 1- and 2-star reviews and usually I find them educational and informative. Something that bothers me is when reviewers of any book communicate that they feel slighted because the book wasn't about what they thought it was about.I can't help but wonder how... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 30, 2015 15:44 • 2 views
Joseph Lance Tonlet Joseph Lance Tonlet's blog:


I wascompletely flattered by the invitation I recently received to share my thoughts on my favorite book or series. I selected thephenomenalDon't... series by Jack L. Pyke.

Check out the full article at Bike Book Reviews.

Peace,
JLT
#PleasureThroughDenial

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Published on January 31, 2015 07:49 • 5 views
Ted Cross Ted Cross's blog:
I'm sad to read today that one of my all-time favorite authors has passed away. Her Rome series is hands-down the best historical fiction series ever (though my stand-alone favorite is Gates of Fire by Stephen Pressfield). Anyone who loves ancient Rome or simply loves good historical fiction owes... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 30, 2015 01:05 • 6 views
Lynette Noni Lynette Noni's blog:

It’s official! AKARNAE is now available for purchase!! How cool is that!?



To give you an idea, it’s like Harry Potter mixed with X-Men and The Chronicles of Narnia.Basically, it’s anepic adventure!


If you’re interested in having a read, you can find out how to purchase a copy by clicking HERE.


You...

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Published on February 01, 2015 03:26 • 4 views
Anne Hagan Anne Hagan's blog:

My first book was released in November of 2014. I started a Facebook fan page just before the release.Again, as with Twitter (see my January 29th, 2015 post), I was working off of the advice of supposed author marketing gurus. I created that fan page with high hopes of using it to connect with re...

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Published on January 31, 2015 04:00 • 6 views
Garth Stein Garth Stein's blog:

Garth Stein Q&ACan’t make it to one of Garth’s bookstore events this year? Don’t worry – your chance to chat with Garth has come!


On February 2-6, 2015,Garth will take part in a Goodreads Q & A to celebrate his new novel, A Sudden Light. Now’s your chance to ask him whatever’s on your mind. Wonder what inspi...

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Published on January 29, 2015 10:28 • 4 views
B.D. Hawkey B.D. Hawkey's blog:
The first month of 2015 is over and I have fallen off the diet wagon again! I also did it in a spectacular way, because if one is going to break their diet resolution, it might as well be for a three course, calorie laden meal which includes chocolate brownies, chocolate sauce and double cream.

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Published on February 01, 2015 12:08 • 29 views
Augusta Hill Augusta Hill's blog:
Hi all!

I just wrote a fun little article for DD, where I describe 6 awesome dates inspired by romance novels. Check it out if you need help planning a date (or if you want some book suggestions!).

http://dirtydiscourse.com/romantic-da...

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Published on February 01, 2015 12:01 • 6 views
Douglas Hackle Douglas Hackle's blog:
Hey, I was just interviewed on Emergence, a YouTube show hosted by Texas-based artist/poet Dan Tocher. Dan interviews artists, musicians, and writers for this show. We talked a bit about my book, Clown Tear Junkies, and writing n' stuff.

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Published on February 01, 2015 11:59 • 10 views
Bryan Bunch Bryan Bunch's blog:
While making the following entry for 300 BCE in my forthcoming book S.T.E.M. Chronicle about a recently recognized ancient solar observatory, I was taken back to an personal spiritual adventure, visiting Castlerigg near Kenwick in England’s Lake Country. Here is the new entry for S.T.E.M. Chronic... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 01, 2015 11:52 • 6 views
Lee Sinclair Lee Sinclair's blog:

Catching Up ReadingI’ve been trying to catch up on some of my reading. After unsteadily working at it for the past few years, I feel it would now be appropriate to pat myself on the back for how much I’ve accomplished. I have finally finished all my old Writer’s Digest magazines through 2005 and am reading issues f...

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