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Ellen Gable Ellen Gable's blog:

When you hear the word “fasting,” do you automatically cringe? Do you dread Ash Wednesday or Good Friday? Or do you embrace the self-denial of fasting on those days? If you’re like most people, you might not look forward to Ash Wednesday or Good Friday, the Church’s compulsory days of fasting. Ho...

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Published on February 10, 2016 04:00 • 1 view
Annie Leonard Annie Leonard's blog:

It’s been an intense few days. As I write this, I’m in Cascade Locks, Oregon with a crew of filmmakers from Let Media to film a short video about yet another Nestlé water grab. I have been both inspired and distraught, listening to the story of another community fighting a company hell bent on do...

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Published on February 10, 2016 17:58 • 1 view
Leigh Bardugo Leigh Bardugo's blog:


aadoris:



Inej doodle


Six of Crows is great!




Her hood! Her blades! Her boots!

Also, I just spent waaaaay too long scrolling through@aadoris‘ blog, but I feel like all that glorious art is going to give me good dreams.

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Published on February 10, 2016 23:29 • 1 view
Bob Mayer Bob Mayer's blog:

Think of your favorite book. What the first thing that comes to mind? I’m willing to bet, it’s the characters. Most people relate to people, not things.


Characters bring emotion to story, and emotion is what attaches readers to books. It took me a while to truly appreciate this fundamental truth o...

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Published on February 10, 2016 06:44 • 1 view
Zoé Valdés Zoé Valdés's blog:

“We are steeped in the history, drama, and even mundaneness of the Surrealist era, with a colorful cast of characters that includes Man Ray,


Paul Éluard, and the master himself, Picasso. . . . Valdés reveals Maar to be more than just Picasso’s model for his portrait The Weeping Woman


but an inspiri...

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Published on February 10, 2016 05:13 • 1 view
Rachel Aaron Rachel Aaron's blog:
First up, if you're at all interested in the self publishing business, go and check out the latest Author Earnings Report. It's one of their better ones and paints an amazing picture of the current Amazon book market (which is pretty much the #1 most important market for most indie authors curren... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 10, 2016 07:26 • 1 view
Debra L. Martin Debra L. Martin's blog:

’80s Mix Tape
A.J. Pine, Autumn Jones Lake, Bobbi Ruggiero, Gwen Hayes, Jenny Holiday, Karen Booth, Rachel Cowell
(Romance Rewind #2)
Publication date: February 9th 2016
Genres: New Adult, Romance

Save a Prayer by Karen Booth
Angie Dawson never wants to see Graham Whiting again, a complete impossibi...
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Published on February 10, 2016 05:00 • 1 view
Amy Lane Amy Lane's blog:
My friend, Maria Teresa, who
inspired Miguel's mom from Lollipop--
also my gossip buddy during
soccer games.Well, honestly, I don't get much done on Wednesdays anyway--GATE and dance, and usually there's aqua, which I skipped today because I wasn't feeling well. And yesterday as a "day of rest" was... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 10, 2016 23:56 • 1 view
R.J. Scott R.J. Scott's blog:
The BookEven if Ross and Kyle make it out of this alive, will the secrets in Kyle's heart stay safe?

Kyle gets caught up in a case that is entirely unrelated to Bodyguards Inc. Not only does he abruptly need time off, but he has to have absolute trust and complete support from Ross without being... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 10, 2016 12:49 • 1 view
Desiree Holt Desiree Holt's blog:

Don’t have time to read? Now you can listen to Desiree!


That’s right. Some of my books are now out in audio (Thank you, Decadent Publishing!) so you can take me with you wherever you go. Working out? NO prob! Just plug in the ear buds. Working at home? Same thing. Driving all over hell’s half ac...

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Published on February 10, 2016 22:12 • 1 view
Todd Klein Todd Klein's blog:

Autumn8Image Busiek and Dewey.


Just when it seemed that Learoyd, the warrior conjured up from the distant past, was the only human on this strange version of Earth, where the inhabitants are humanoid animals, Kurt Busiek throws a curve ball. Learoyd and his human-terrier companion Dusty are exploring th...

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Published on February 10, 2016 16:24 • 1 view
Stormy Glenn Stormy Glenn's blog:
THE VAMPIRE KING'S MATE

The Melrose Coven

available now!

[Siren Classic ManLove: Erotic Alternative Paranormal Romance, M/M, vampires, werewolves, HEA]

In the midst of a war between vampires and werewolves that's been waged for centuries, King Kevyan Melrose lands an unexpected mate.

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Published on February 10, 2016 13:04 • 1 view
Mark L. Van Name Mark L. Van Name's blog:

who create great food from all the best local ingredients, but that's not all you can eat in Portland. Oh, no. At the airport, for example, you order this crazy bastard of a dish.

Click the image to see a larger version.
Yup, that is the Mac-n-Cheese Burger, which comes with bacon, of course, beca... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 10, 2016 20:59 • 1 view
Saxon Henry Saxon Henry's blog:
Currey and Company's Cecil Adams and Denise McGahaCurrey & Company’s Brand Ambassador Denise McGaha and Vice President/Creative Director Cecil Adams.

“Find Your Red Carpet,” urged Currey & Company’s Brand Ambassador Denise McGaha during a presentation in the company’s Manhattan showroom last week. The point of her talk, When Worlds Col...

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Published on February 10, 2016 07:00 • 1 view
Larry Correia Larry Correia's blog:

This is a great read about the political bias in mainstream publishing. http://www.nickcolebooks.com/2016/02/09/banned-by-the-publisher/


But remember, all of those allegations about ideological bias against conservative and libertarians was just in you Wrongfans’ imagination.


I don’t know Nick Cole...

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Published on February 10, 2016 09:49 • 1 view
John   Birmingham John Birmingham's blog:

I'd been putting off a return to Facebook for a long time, but I'd known for at least a year I'd have to slink back there with my tail between my legs. It's the advertising. Increasingly online ads are served up by either the Book of Face, or el Goog, or nobody.

Building a mailing list, I had no c...

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Published on February 10, 2016 20:09 • 2 views
Gretchen Rubin Gretchen Rubin's blog:
Happier with Gretchen Rubin - Podcast #51

It’s time for the next installment of “Happier with Gretchen Rubin.1pix


Update: Elizabeth is in her new office in the old Animation Building on the Disney lot. As promised, here’s a photo of the Seven Dwarfs building. If you want to see the trailer for Elizabeth’s new show, The Family, watch here.sevendwarvesbuilding1pix


We...

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Published on February 10, 2016 14:44 • 1 view
Caroline Leavitt Caroline Leavitt's blog:
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Published on January 25, 2016 10:18 • 1 view
Diana Pharaoh Francis Diana Pharaoh Francis's blog:

I’m getting nervous, but the good news is that as of today, preorder links are up at Smashwords and Kobo. I’m hoping to have Nook and iBooks up within a few days. Go to the Incubus page for direct links.


I had a good writing day. My back and neck and head are finally starting to improve, thanks to...

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Published on February 10, 2016 20:08 • 1 view
Tania Kindersley Tania Kindersley's blog:



The internet has been on and off for the last few days. Sometimes it flashes a furious amber at me and goes off altogether. Sometimes it moves at a surly and glacial pace. In these times, one can go onto it, but it’s like driving along with a slow puncture, so there is no point. All the flashing... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 10, 2016 10:31 • 1 view
Hugh Howey Hugh Howey's blog:

I learned something important watching the Superbowl this past Sunday (and not that defense wins championships, though it appears they do). What I learned camein the aftermath, as we collectively went crazy assuming the very worst about two quarterbacks. We seemto do this, assume the worst about...

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Published on February 10, 2016 06:04 • 3 views
Mario Garrido Espinosa Mario Garrido Espinosa's blog:
Mi novela ”El Reino de los Malditos”, sigue su lucha por hacerse un hueco en la jungla literaria. ¡15 ejemplares vendidos! Si aún no te habías enterado, puedes leer los dos primeros capítulos en Falsaria:

http://www.falsaria.com/…/reino-los-m...
http://www.falsaria.com/…/reino-los-m...

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Published on February 11, 2016 00:06 • 5 views
Timothy Ferriss Timothy Ferriss's blog:
Seth Godin (Photo: Brian Bloom)

(Photo: Brian Bloom)


“We can’t out-obedience the competition.”– Seth Godin


I expected this episode to be amazing, and Seth 10x’d expectations. He’s incredible.


Seth Godin (@thisissethsblog) is the author of 17 bestselling books that have been translated into more than 35 languages. He writes about t...

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Published on February 10, 2016 12:01 • 2 views
Anton Strout Anton Strout's blog:
Wed, 16:13 : The Flash is killing it this season! #Earth-2 Wed, 19:46 : FINALLY! Let's applaud Christie for stepping down from the presidential race so he can get back to what hes best at: ruining our fair state! Wed, 21:24 : Stopping by church after work to get my free shotgun and chainsaw ha... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 10, 2016 23:17 • 2 views
Nav Logan Nav Logan's blog:
Simon bounds into the living room, dressed in an eye-watering lycra outfit. It’s yoga time. Reluctantly, I drag myself off the couch to join him as he rolls out his mat.
We start with a few simple moves: The Childs Pose. The Cat, and the Down Dog, then the Cobra.
I’m thinking to myself, I’ve got... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 11, 2016 00:04 • 1 view
Beth Kephart Beth Kephart's blog:
Every now and then, Anthony Lane, The New Yorker movie critic, will go in for the YA kill. He did it here, in his review of the movie "If I Stay," based on the Gayle Forman novel. And he did it again, just a few weeks ago, in his review of "The Fifth Wave."

I quote:

"The film is directed by J. Bla... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 10, 2016 05:17 • 1 view
Pat Bertram Pat Bertram's blog:

Almost six years ago I met a woman online who had lost her husband a month and a day before Jeff died. For all these years, we’ve helped each other try to make sense of the senseless. When we first came in contact, she was living in Vermont and I was living in Colorado. And now life, that champio...

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Published on February 10, 2016 09:44 • 1 view
Simon Wood Simon Wood's blog:

no show 50k2016 started with a bit of a bang. NO SHOW hit the milestone of selling 50,000 copies. Thomas & Mercer commemorated the landmark with a with a nice wall plaque.


Thanks to everyone who bought a copy. I’ll be forever in your debt.And if you haven’t picked up the book, don’t let this good news st...

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Published on February 10, 2016 07:00 • 1 view
Gail Carriger Gail Carriger's blog:
Well, Gentle Reader, I finally got around to hunting and pecking the interwebs to find my German Hardcover art.


I don't hear much from my foreign publishers as a rule, but I did hear Germany was releasing the Parasol Protectorate in hardcover, although it seems they have only done the first three... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 10, 2016 09:46 • 1 view
Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson's blog:

Hey, all! Shockingly, there’s another book launch around the corner! Calamity releases one week from today. I feel like I just did this…because I did. The Bands of Mourning, as you know, was a somewhat accidental book—and Tor slotting it in January meant that my normal release schedule of fall bo...

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Published on February 10, 2016 14:54 • 9 views
Joseph P. Farrell Joseph P. Farrell's blog:

It's been a while since I've ranted on the state of Amerikuhn edgykayshun, that beacon of mediocrity, edubabble, and pedagogiblither to the rest of the Western world. It's so bad now, that even British edubabble giant…

The post AMAIRIKUHN EDGYKAYSHUN: PEARSON, THE GED, AND THE REAL PROBLEM appear...

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Published on February 10, 2016 02:00 • 1 view
Cherie Priest Cherie Priest's blog:
Here's today's progress on my subtropical (art)deco mystery about a young medium in a historic spiritualist community teaming up with a shell-shocked haberdasher who's receiving love notes from hell ... as inspired by a real place and a real set of bizarre (otherworldly?) incidents:

Project: Brims... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 10, 2016 15:01 • 1 view
Richelle Mead Richelle Mead's blog:
Want to pre-order The Glittering Court? Have you done it already? Follow this link to submit a copy of your receipt to get some sweet swag and be entered into a crazy amazing sweepstakes* for a prize pack of giftcards and jewelry that's worth $1000. If you win and want to share the Sephora card w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 10, 2016 09:55 • 8 views
Tomie dePaola Tomie dePaola's blog:
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Published on February 10, 2016 10:12 • 2 views
Ray Comfort Ray Comfort's blog:

No one is "born" an atheist. If you really believe that, then trees and puppies are atheists. They begin life with no belief in God.

Photo: [Source]



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Published on February 10, 2016 06:00 • 1 view
George R.R. Martin George R.R. Martin's blog:
My observations about the Best Editor (Long Form) Hugo, which you can read in full several posts down, have drawn some comments here and on FILE 770 from fans who object to my suggestion that this category has become a de facto lifetime achievement award, at least since David G. Hartwell set an e... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 10, 2016 16:44 • 5 views
Shiloh Walker Shiloh Walker's blog:

Okay, so the nurse has had enough.


I know body types. Screw me. Sue me. Whatever.


Some of thebest writing advice I ever got didn’t come from a writer. It came from a reader who had a husband in the military. She told me…


People don’t want to knowhowthe clock works. They just want to know that it wo...

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Published on February 10, 2016 06:00 • 1 view
Zinta Aistars Zinta Aistars's blog:
by Zinta Aistars
Published in BeLight
Kalamazoo College
February 2016





Most so-called “overnight successes” are a matter of years or longer, such as the writing career of Morowa Yejidé ’92 (Moe-roe-wah Yay-gee-day). After a decade of short story publications, her novelTime of the Locust(Atria Books/S... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 10, 2016 08:04 • 3 views
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Published on February 10, 2016 23:06 • 4 views
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