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Kelly Batten Kelly Batten's blog:
You've finally finished polishing the manuscript you've slaved over for months and months and are itching to press a few buttons and be able to say "I'm published!" First let me say: Congratulations! But beyond easily uploading your book to numerous sites like Amazon, Smashwords, CreateSpace, Boo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 27, 2014 02:37 • 26 views
Garrison Kelly Garrison Kelly's blog:
MATCH: Erick Rowan vs. The Big Show in a Steel Stairs Match
PROMOTION: World Wrestling Entertainment
EVENT: Tables, Ladders, Chairs, and Stairs
YEAR: 2014
RATING: TV-PG for moderate violence
GRADE: Pass

The WWE broadcast team calls The Big Show the World’s Largest Athlete for a reason. He’s over seven... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 27, 2014 00:02 • 6 views
Radha Sawana Radha Sawana's blog:

Sirens Spell Danger is my debut in the published world. The book can be bought at Flipkart, Amazon and Smashwords.


Sirens Spell Danger


Excerpts

… Even when I was feeling so angry I could not help noticing her. Her voice was low, sweet and musical and not the husky temptress’ voice of the bar. Her hair was drawn bac...

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Published on December 26, 2014 03:43 • 7 views
Darrah Glass Darrah Glass's blog:
5-starreview of APL by Optimist King’s Wench: “The writing is as superb, evocative and delectable as A Most Personal Property.” and “Ms. Glass and I need to come to an understanding. A quartet is no longer sufficient. I’d like something in the twenty book range so I can see these two as adults b... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 17:05 • 4 views
Morgan Rhodes Morgan Rhodes's blog:


kierstenwhite:



"Why does this whole generation of writers have such weird relationship dynamics in their stories"


THIS IS THE ONLY ANSWER YOU EVER NEED.


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Published on December 26, 2014 19:12 • 4 views
Merce Cardus Merce Cardus's blog:
Photo Credit: donsabas via Compfight cc

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Quote of the day

Lean back under a tree, put your arms behind your head, wonder at the pass we’ve come to, smile and remember that the beginnings and ends of man’s every great enterprise are untidy.


~SEBASTIAN DE GRAZIA, author ofOf Time, Work, and Leisure

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Published on December 26, 2014 05:09 • 4 views
Haim Kadman Haim Kadman's blog:
The Lioness
THE UNVEILING
A short synopsis
"The unveiling" is an anthology of short stories that I have written since 1986 up to 2012. Most of my short stories assembled in this anthology deal with the world of art in my country – Israel. The protagonists depicted in these short stories are artists,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 22:27 • 29 views
Anne Mercier Anne Mercier's blog:




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Published on December 26, 2014 21:02 • 3 views
S.J.D. Peterson S.J.D. Peterson's blog:
Officer Thomas Webber made a vow of marriage to his wife, a vow to his God to resist temptation, and a vow to uphold the law. But when Tom is forced to shelter a dark-haired stranger from the tornado raging over the county, long suppressed desires are brought to the surface and he is powerless t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 09:15 • 9 views
W.A. Noble W.A. Noble's blog:

I’m sitting here wearing my new Minnie Mouse slippers (thanks to my daughter, son-in-law and grand-kids) and my new purple earrings (thanks to my son and daughter-in-law) – and, for the naughty-minded, yes I’m wearing clothes! – waiting for the Old Boy to come back from buying more Christmas ligh...

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Published on December 26, 2014 18:30 • 5 views
J.T. Patten J.T. Patten's blog:
If anyone cares to take advantage of last 99 cent deal of the year for SAFE HAVENS, times almost up!

1 hour left for #99cent #kindle #thriller

SAFE HAVENS: Shadow Masters black ops novel

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Published on December 26, 2014 22:01 • 6 views
Justin Robinson Justin Robinson's blog:
Welcome back to Los Angeles, the City of Devils! It's 1954 and Serendipity Sargasso, siren and secretary, has a problem. She loves Christmas, but now she worships tentacled horrors from the deep. What is a fish girl to do? Find out at Candlemark & Gleam's website!

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Published on December 26, 2014 21:56 • 4 views
Ana Ribeiro Ana Ribeiro's blog:
Estou de volta em força depois do Natal; como foram as vossas quadras festivas? Há muita ressaca desse lado? Comeram muitos doces? E presentes receberam muitos e tudo o que queriam? Contem-me tudo. Eu já estou de volta ao trabalho. Tem que ser… Falando do meu Natal: já tive Natais melhores (este... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 13:24 • 4 views
Carly Orosz Carly Orosz's blog:
For a brief, not-so-shining moment in the 80's and early 90's, a bizarre moral panic swept the country. People began fearfully whispering rumors about a mysterious Satanic cult that abducted and abused children in bizarre rituals. There wasn't and still isn't a shred of evidence that this cult ev... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 07:00 • 4 views
R.D. Hale R.D. Hale's blog:
Gaining visibility for your e-book can be near-impossible in today's saturated market, but even if you have a limited budget, there are things you can do to get noticed. Unfortunately, there are no major shortcuts, unless your book goes viral or gets snapped up by a publisher, but that would be l... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 12:05 • 5 views
Denise Drespling Denise Drespling's blog:
comedytragedy

photo from Flickr via Creative Commons from [Farrukh


Remember that phenomenon that went around a few months ago? You know, the one where seemingly sane people dumped buckets of ice water on their heads in the name of awareness and raising donations for the ALS? I even joined in and did my own vid...

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Published on December 26, 2014 16:19 • 4 views
Michal  Mahgerefteh Michal Mahgerefteh's blog:
Many writers and artists, such as myself, suffer from lower back pain and stiff muscles. It is the way we stand or sit near the easel and desk...without taking the much needed break. We usually ignore the pain and continue. As a reminder, I set my phone alarm based on my level of discomfort. Some... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 21:36 • 26 views
Grace Helbig Grace Helbig's blog:


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When I met gracehelbig I got distracted by her beauty I forgot to show her my nails I did for my Grace’s Guide signing.
If you haven’t got it yet, you can get it at gracesguidebook.com or a book store near you!



WHOA

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Published on December 25, 2014 20:58 • 4 views
Cheryl Abram Cheryl Abram's blog:
Growing up in southern Louisiana, I heard alot about something called "poverty". As a child, I didn't know what that meant. I knew that sometimes I wore old clothes, sometimes I played outside without shoes, sometimes I didn't get the toys that I saw other children playing with, but I didn't know... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 21:15 • 5 views
Jon R. Meyers Jon R. Meyers's blog:

Jon R Meyers:

2 more days! FREE. Pink Planet. Riot Forge. Globster Time Machine COMING SOON!



Pink Planet


Pink Planet



Buy from Amazon



Happy Holidays.


Originally posted on Jon R Meyers:


Pink Planet is currently FREE on Amazon Kindle from now until Dec. 28th. To download your copy click the link below. Happy Holid...

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Published on December 26, 2014 08:08 • 6 views
Katheryn Maddox Haddad Katheryn Maddox Haddad's blog:
This is a little long, but very interesting.

The scripture for today, December 27, is 1st Kings 12:27 as found in the Old Testament of the Bible:

"If these people go up to offer sacrifices at the temple of the Lord in Jerusalem, they will again give their allegiance to their lord, Rehoboam king of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 21:10 • 5 views
Bonnie Ferrante Bonnie Ferrante's blog:
The illustrations in this book are hilarious. Each monkey reacts to falling off the bed differently. Whenever mama calls the doctor, he is doing something different. The story does not end with the traditional response, “Put those monkeys back to bed.” Instead the monkeys are asleep. As each monk... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 02:35 • 4 views
Stefanie Worth Stefanie Worth's blog:
I’m sharing the ways I deal with real world plot twists over at Romance Writers of America's FF&P blog (Fantasy, Futuristic & Paranormal). I'd love to hear how you handle the surprises life throws your way. http://www.romance-ffp.com/handling-r... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 20:53 • 5 views
V.M. Black V.M. Black's blog:

Rock and Release by Riley EdgewoodToday’s freebie is Rock and Release by Riley Edgewood.


Check it out on the Aethereal Bonds Facebook page!


The post Freebie Friday: Rock and Release by Riley Edgewood appeared first on Aethereal Bonds.

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Published on December 26, 2014 08:47 • 7 views
N.J. Layouni N.J. Layouni's blog:
How's your holiday going so far?

Christmas dinner turned into a bit of an epic, and I had a nasty encounter with a vegetable peeler, but it all turned out well in the end. Who needs an index finger anyway?

Ah! I love Christmas, all that love and goodwill... batteries not included. It gives me such... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 03:27 • 5 views
Randy Thornhorn Randy Thornhorn's blog:

If you have read The Kestrel Waters but have not posted a review on Amazon, I would appreciate you doing so, if at all possible. I am in dire need of meeting a quota for number of reviews, so the book will be indexed at a higher priority by the Amazon algorithm.


Please, if you will, you can post y...

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Published on December 26, 2014 09:30 • 5 views
Steven L. Sheppard Steven L. Sheppard's blog:
Took Amazon a little while, but my "Andrea" has now been published.

This is a recently inspired original play, that's very personal to me:

http://www.amazon.com/Andrea-Steven-L...


I have more books in the works, and more on the horizon. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 20:45 • 5 views
Kelly Michelle Baker Kelly Michelle Baker's blog:
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Published on December 26, 2014 20:37 • 7 views
Kris Bridgman Kris Bridgman's blog:
As I contemplate taking down the Christmas tree and all the decorations; packing and putting away, I wonder about the New Year and what it holds in store for me. What circumstances will I be a part of, what people will come into and or leave my life, how will the Devil try to attack me this year?... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 17:21 • 4 views
Nancy  Young Nancy Young's blog:
Here is the recording of the live broadcast on Speculative Fiction Cantina. We talked spirits, metaphysics, the laws of attraction, etc.

Here is the link: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/writestr...

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Published on December 26, 2014 20:27 • 6 views
Rick Steves Rick Steves's blog:

For my holiday season gift to you, I’m sharing three exciting glimpses of why I love Europe on three successive days. Yesterday was remote. Tomorrow is wild. And today, it’s sacred.


In this clip, let’s savor perhaps the most exquisite medieval art in Europe: they Byzantine mosaics in Ravenna, Ital...

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Published on December 26, 2014 14:05 • 4 views
Dani DiPirro Dani DiPirro's blog:



image from www.positivelypresent.com


"Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on,
with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us."


Hal Borland



image from www.positivelypresent.com


Illustrated Tree Slices : love this DIY idea - so adorable!


Productivity Tips That Make a Difference : start 2015 off productively


How to Deal with Chronic Comp...

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Published on December 26, 2014 05:23 • 1 view
Anna Katmore Anna Katmore's blog:

Whoa, I’m so ready for this year to wrap up and be over…


No, not because it was a bad year for me. Quite the opposite. I achieved so much, I wrote so much, I changed my private situation much for the better. But still. I always love when things come to an end (I guess that’s an author thing) and s...

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Published on December 26, 2014 00:22 • 4 views
E.G. Manetti E.G. Manetti's blog:
Moving to the north end of the USA brought a number of blessings - lower cost of living, no traffic to speak of, lovely low key neighbors and easy access to my elderly parents.

As you know from my last post, it is a mixed blessing…

It also brought a foot of snow for Thanksgiving (4th week in Novem... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 20:13 • 4 views
Gloria Craw Gloria Craw's blog:
Thanks for checking out my author page. I'm excited to have one...finally. It's been a long haul for me. Two (self- published) books behind me and my third, Atlantis Rising, has been born in hardcover. I'm still pinching myself.

I've been writing stories in one form or another since I was about tw... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 20:03 • 6 views
Sabaa Tahir Sabaa Tahir's blog:

In liu of a Top Ten List, I am doing a year-endList of 2015 Debut Awesomeness, (inspired by Kung Fu Panda.) The first part comprisesthe 2015 debutsI’ve read. There are a ton more that I haven’t read, but which will, of course, have their own brand of awesome.


Books I’ve read:



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Tyora Moody Tyora Moody's blog:

I have to remind myself not to book back-to-back events. I was home three days before heading out to the Atlanta Chocolate Social. I can’t complain because I had a blast. Ella Curry did a wonderful job with this event and it was great meeting book clubs face-to-face as well as author friends.


High...

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Published on August 08, 2014 12:56 • 3 views
Rollin Hand Rollin Hand's blog:
Here is an orphan story by an anonymous author. I have no data on this one, but I believe it comes from Usenet, circa 1996. I did have to edit this one pretty extensively. (I find I'm doing that a lot with these older stories. The content is promising but the execution leaves a bit to be desired.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 25, 2014 23:00 • 4 views
Samuel James O'Brien Samuel James O'Brien's blog:


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Published on December 26, 2014 15:28 • 5 views
John    Griffin John Griffin's blog:
Word Count - 25,155

Where am I - In my living room

What was I doing - Finishing up a wonderful Boxing Day.

Current Inspiration - At my last entry, I had about 17,000 words. I'm up over 25,000 now, so clearly I've been writing but I haven't kept up my side of the bargain with regards to posting. I'm... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 19:49 • 27 views
Carol Balawyder Carol Balawyder's blog:

Carol Balawyder:

I am grateful that Ken asked to interview me on his post. If you haven’t yet been on his blog, I highly recommend that you do so. It is a very diversified blog and while you’re there have a look at other writers that Ken has so generously interviewed.


http://kevs-domain.net/abo...

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Published on December 26, 2014 05:03 • 4 views
Shaw J. Dallal Shaw J. Dallal's blog:

Please see my recent comment on democracy and Islam in Tunisia and the Middle East:


http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/26/opinion/tunisia-wins-again.html?comments#permid=13679482


Shaw J. Dallal

New Hartford, N.Y.


32 minutes ago


Tunisia’s recent important step toward democracy may indeed be indicative “...

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Published on December 26, 2014 07:58 • 5 views
Dan      Smith Dan Smith's blog:
This is the straight view of the Pampettes. This is Oz being Oz. This is Oz being Dr. Cool Dude. Sophisticated Madeline.I asked my grandkids' (the Pampettes) Mom to get a couple of photos of Madeline and Oz in their Pampa-generated sweatshirts that I sent them for Christmas and this is what she... Read more of this blog post »
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