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Angela Ackerman Angela Ackerman's blog:

So many elements go into a truly goodbook. When we turn that final page with a satisfying sigh, it’s often hard to identify just what made it a success. But many times, symbolism is one of the things that ties the whole work together. Done sloppily, it’s heavy-handed and forced, and turns the rea...

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Ana Mardoll Ana Mardoll's blog:
[Content Note: Rape, including statutory rape of a minor.]
So after my FSoG post, I ended up in a conversation with a friend about the Xanth series, and I realized that we are long overdue for a Piers Anthony discussion. Xanth is one of those series that is difficult to explain to newcomers becaus... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2014 17:20 • 1 view
Jill Shalvis Jill Shalvis's blog:

The last time I went away I came home so tired I walked off the plane and all the way to the curb where Alpha Man was waiting for me before I realized …


I hadn’t stopped for my luggage.


And I don’t mean that I’d just walked past baggage claim. I mean I’d actually left my suitcase ON the plane in th...

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Published on July 28, 2014 04:30 • 1 view
Pamela Fagan Hutchins Pamela Fagan Hutchins's blog:

Back in the Houston Steam, Stench, and Rabble, that is, as in TOO HOT and TOO DAMN MANY PEOPLE.


Ah, there’s no place like home, is there?


So I came back home nearly a week early, because I had teenager issues on the home front. My mother had to leave, and their father Edward couldn’t be here, so tw...

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Published on July 27, 2014 21:54 • 5 views
Susan Oloier Susan Oloier's blog:
Books by Susan Oloier
My Life as a Misfit (short memoir)


It isn’t easy being the last remaining person at the dinner table, or being forced to square dance with a group of sweaty seventh graders in a school cafeteria. In My Life as a Misfit, Susan Oloier shows the humorous side of growing up in th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 28, 2014 08:08 • 5 views
Jonathan Janz Jonathan Janz's blog:

This face.


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This face is inspiring me right now.


I love werewolves.


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Published on July 28, 2014 06:35 • 7 views
Kandi Steiner Kandi Steiner's blog:
Song Chaser Playlist LOVESTONED (I THINK THAT SHE KNOWS) Boyce Avenue Chapter 1 – Breathe Scene: Her eyes are challenging mine, and damn if I don’t like a challenge. GET ME SOME OF THAT Thomas Rhett Chapter 2...
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Published on July 02, 2014 21:24 • 1 view
Θοδωρής Γεωργακόπουλος Θοδωρής Γεωργακόπουλος's blog:

1. Ένας χρόνος στην Ονδούρα


Είναι η χώρα με το μεγαλύτερο ποσοστό δολοφονιών στον κόσμο. Αυτή η κυρία έζησε εκεί.


It seemed the 24-hour news channel had a fresh corpse to showcase every few hours. Mutilated limbs, mud-streaked carcasses and beheaded bodies were regularly broadcast into our home....

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Published on July 28, 2014 10:21 • 4 views
Sherri Jordan-Asble Sherri Jordan-Asble's blog:

New erotic writer Lynn Michaels. First release just out….


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This is the first installment of the new M/M Paranormal Romance Series Universe from my publisher. Here’s a blurb and an Amazon link below. Share if you know anyone into it:


WARNING: Sexy m/m romance adventure with hot bounty hunter and da...

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Published on July 27, 2014 11:32 • 5 views
Steven Furtick Steven Furtick's blog:
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As believers in Christ, we have a birthright — a spiritual inheritance received through the Holy Spirit. But sometimes, we turn our focus on the immediate gratification of momentary pleasure. In part two of #DeathToSelfie, Pastor Steven uses the story of Esau to show us how often we choose to tr...

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Published on July 28, 2014 10:13 • 4 views
Ali Cross Ali Cross's blog:
David and I have been "empty-nesters" for two weeks this summer and we are so lame . . . we missed our boys every night and couldn't wait for them to come home! Wait. That's not lame. That's awesome.

I waited my whole life to have kids and these guys have not let me down.

That's Charlie on the lef... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 28, 2014 04:00 • 1 view
Majka Danihelová Majka Danihelová's blog:
Ak ste sem zablúdili náhodou a neviete, o čo ide, prečítajte si úvodný článok k projektu Zo života knihy TU .
Prišiel čas na zverejnenie prvého rozhovoru, v ktorom som vyspovedala Stana. Dozviete sa od neho niečo viac o Greenie knižnici.
Pôvodne to bola stránka, kde som chcel dať odmietnutú a ne...
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Published on July 28, 2014 12:15 • 8 views
A.G. Henley A.G. Henley's blog:

Ooh, I love a good horror! If you do, too, check out AFTER LIFE by fellow Infinite Inkling and bestselling author of the Virulent series, Shelbi Wescott. I can’t wait to read it … Here’s the link on Amazon!


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Published on July 28, 2014 10:40 • 5 views
Laerte Laerte's blog:
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Published on July 28, 2014 07:19 • 5 views
The Paris Review The Paris Review's blog:

Or, Is this really what you think of me?


The shock of recognition.


Twenty-odd years ago, T.C. Boyle asked me about the artists’ colonies I’d been to—he was writing a novel. I described the lunches dropped off on the residents’ porches, the nightly readings and revels. When his book, East Is East,...

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Published on July 28, 2014 09:38 • 2 views
Gwenda Bond Gwenda Bond's blog:

VHF-2014ThemeI've been experiencing a minor swarm of deadlines since we got back from Lisbon (oh, what a gorgeous city--it was fabulous), and so scarce around these parts. But I did want to drop a post to say if you're in or around the Abingdon, Virginia, area, well, I will be too Sunday through Tuesday, Aug....

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Published on July 28, 2014 11:02 • 5 views
Declan Burke Declan Burke's blog:
On August 14th, Conor Fitzgerald publishes BITTER REMEDY (Bloomsbury), the fifth in the increasingly enthralling series featuring the Rome-based police detective Commissario Alec Blume. To wit:
There’s no cure for murder.
Commissario Alec Blume, on health leave and fleeing his partner Caterina,...
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Published on July 28, 2014 08:33 • 6 views
Red Phoenix Red Phoenix's blog:
Big news peeps, the first of the new Brie serial, Brie's Tokyo Tryst, is out a little early. :)

You can find her on Amazon, B&N and Smashwords

This is the beginning of the third Brie. A story I did not expect to write, but one the muses insisted on. Enjoy the journey, it is going to be a thril... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 28, 2014 06:02 • 7 views
Lola St.Vil Lola St.Vil's blog:
If you haven't already heard, Lola is in full author mode writing 'The Noru' book 2. All updates and information, teasers and sneaks will be found on facebook.com/guardiansgirl!

We want to hear what you think. We want you to be informed and ready for what's coming next!

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Published on July 27, 2014 18:59 • 5 views
Erik Christian Erik Christian's blog:
Hello everyone,

I have been hearing a lot about book trailers for ebooks lately. They are a creative way to animate your story-line which transforms your plot into a "trailer", like the ones movies use at the theater.

So, I began my research into this wonderful medium and found a company that makes... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 28, 2014 12:32 • 75 views
Federica Leva Federica Leva's blog:


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Federica Leva - 23 luglio 2014 ·

“Consulto il sito di una piccola CE per valutarla, dal momento che il suo fondatore ha contattato una mia amica per un progetto e lei mi ha chiesto un parere in merito. Entro nella pagina dei servizi editoriali. Spalanco gli occhi come se avess...

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Published on July 25, 2014 04:58 • 21 views
Lydia Kang Lydia Kang's blog:
I promise to report back on Comic Con soon, but it the meantime...
The cover for CATALYST is being revealed on YA Highway today!
Hop on over to see both the new paperback cover of CONTROL, as well as the hardcover reveal of the sequel, CATALYST. I'll be giving away two ARCs of CATALYST as well as... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 28, 2014 11:57 • 12 views
Erica Pike Erica Pike's blog:
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Hi guys :)
I'm currently on a trip around Iceland and just made it to the hotel. Of course, the first thing I did was log onto the internet >.<
The first stop on my GRL blog tour is today and the beautiful Lisa is hosting me on The Novel Approach. Leave a comment over there (no... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2014 14:38 • 6 views
Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett's blog:

Random House Children’s Publishers will next month publish an e-short from Terry Pratchett ahead of the autumn release of his collection of children’s stories.


The e-short, titled The Abominable Snowman, which will be published on 7th August and priced at £1.49, is about Captain the Honourable Sir...

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Published on July 28, 2014 06:58 • 10 views
Ilona Andrews Ilona Andrews's blog:
Hey guys,

Due to us going on tour, we have turned off the Ask the Author feature until we come back. :)

Thank you for your understanding.
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Published on July 28, 2014 12:20 • 19 views
Jana Leigh Jana Leigh's blog:

If writers would spend more time writing instead of gossiping think of all the books we would have to read.

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Published on July 28, 2014 08:35 • 5 views
Michael T. Miyoshi Michael T. Miyoshi's blog:



I know a man who some have suggested be called Prolific Man.



I was at our writing group a few weeks ago when one of the writers was boasting about all the projects he had going. In fact, he said that he was planning on finishing and publishing ten digital books this summer. Everybody was flabberg...

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Published on July 26, 2014 22:00 • 4 views
Jeaniene Frost Jeaniene Frost's blog:
Note: This post has nothing to do with writing or my books, so skip if you only want professional updates.

There are a lot of refugee crises plus other horrors going on in the world. If I listed all of them from just the past two weeks, it would turn into a novel-sized post. However, I wanted to s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 28, 2014 12:03 • 24 views
Andy Gavin Andy Gavin's blog:

Well, I’ve once again made my books Amazon exclusive. I last did this in 2012 (before Untimed even came out). Now, not only is thereKindle Select with its ability to run free day promotions, and the Kindle Lending Library where you can get paid if people borrow your book on Prime, but there is th...

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Published on July 28, 2014 07:38 • 6 views
Luis Alexandre Ribeiro Branco Luis Alexandre Ribeiro Branco's blog:
When I earn a few pennies I’ll construct a house,
It will be simple, with a little luxury
For the luxury as wealth destroys happiness.

My household will be white as the Alentejo houses,
It won’t be square, I do not wish that those living there could think that life can be restrained in a box.
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Published on July 28, 2014 12:00 • 25 views
Mark Logie Mark Logie's blog:
The Horse Boy  A Father's Miraculous Journey to Heal His Son by Rupert IsaacsonI’m reading Rupert Isaacson’s “The Horse Boy” (a memoir of a family’s struggle to help their autistic son, Rowan, using horse-riding and ancient tribal healing ceremonies) at the minute. It becomes painfully clear just how difficult it is just living with autism, never mind trying to treat or br... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 28, 2014 11:59 • 12 views
Laura Treacy Bentley Laura Treacy Bentley's blog:

I've added and will continue to add many new photos to my Photo Gallery from my recent journey through Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

Come take a look!

http://www.lauratreacybentley.com/apps/photos/

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Published on July 28, 2014 06:35 • 5 views
Jennifer Comeaux Jennifer Comeaux's blog:
Today's Music Monday spotlights another song from the CROSSING THE ICE playlist. The book releases next week! Whee!! The song I'm featuring today is "Read All About It Part 3" by Emeli Sande. I fell in love with this song when I heard it on Dancing With the Stars (thank you, Meryl and Maks!), and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2014 22:00 • 5 views
D.I. Telbat D.I. Telbat's blog:

Welcome reader friends and new subscribers! Today, David Telbat has another Christian short story for you. First, we want to praise the Lord for the release of Meriam Ibrahim and her family from Sudan! You can read more about that here. Now, enjoy this short story.


Trade-in for Life

by D.I. Telbat


G...

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Published on July 27, 2014 23:10 • 5 views
Carrie Ann Ryan Carrie Ann Ryan's blog:

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I am so freaking excited about this anthology! I get to work withmy girls Cari and Sidney. The two of them are amazing authors and I’m truly blessed to count them as friends. HOT INK is a brand new anthology that will have three never before published long novellas about ink, some kink, and lot...

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Published on July 28, 2014 05:00 • 5 views
Kristan Higgins Kristan Higgins's blog:
Will the Theresa who left her signed copy of WAITING ON YOU at my table during the Harlequin signing please message me? I kept it and would love to mail it to you. Tried to hobble after you, but you were like a ninja and disappeared.
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Published on July 28, 2014 09:06 • 2 views
Anna Banks Anna Banks's blog:
I'm so grateful to have the fantabulous Joanna Volpe of New Leaf Literary on the blog today to answer a few questions for us. Please note, if you plan on querying Joanna, please read her submission guidelines carefully.


Enjoy!




1.) What are you tired of seeing in your slush pile, and what would you... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 28, 2014 04:00 • 5 views
Shirley Bahlmann Shirley Bahlmann's blog:
Some people ask me if I have more ideas for books. Here are some of my story idea files. When I squeezed them together, they measured 3 inches thick.
I have at least one other folder that I didn't feel like running downstairs to get. It appears that i need to either write faster or live longer.Wh... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 28, 2014 00:30 • 5 views
Katie McCurdy Katie McCurdy's blog:
I feel like I haven't posted in forever! But, while I haven't been posting, I have been working behind the scenes! I've got some exciting posts planned for this blog, but first -- as you already know from the title of this post -- I have some big news to share.

I will be renaming -- or rebranding... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 28, 2014 05:00 • 4 views
S.M. Boyce S.M. Boyce's blog:
Hey there, gorgeous! Welcome to the 52 Things Boyce Loves giveaway series – where each week, I giveaway something that speaks to me. I wanted to do something fun to celebrate 2014 because this is already turning out to be an amazing year. I hope it’s bright and positive for you as well. So here’s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2014 21:00 • 6 views
Jenny  Lawson Jenny Lawson's blog:

At least once a day Victor and I have a disagreement about somethingridiculous and I always wish that I had all of the internet in the carwith us to tell Victor that he’s insane, or to tell me that my hair looks nice. I’ve decided to start sharing these disagreements here in the form of polls bec...

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Published on July 27, 2014 13:00 • 5 views
Elizabeth Inglee-Richards Elizabeth Inglee-Richards's blog:
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B.J. Tiernan B.J. Tiernan's blog:
Only 3 days left until the Giveaway ends. 71 readers are requesting Standing On A Whale! The excitement is building now. Good luck to each and all!

B J Tiernan
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