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Marie Brennan Marie Brennan's blog:

Tonight I read an article in the New York Times about how lots of business set their thermostats according to a formula devised in the 1960s, which assumed the average office worker was a 40-year-old, 154-pound man. Because of the differences in base metabolic rate between men and women, not to m...

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Published on August 04, 2015 02:40 • 1 view
Kelly Oram Kelly Oram's blog:

Welcome to Day 2 of Science Geek Appreciation Week with Author Kelly Oram! If you missed yesterday's post about The Avery Shaw Experiment, you can check it out HERE. And don't forget to stop by the Facebook party for all kinds of extra bonus material, games and giveaways. There's a new giveaway... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 09:29 • 1 view
Melinda O'Donnell Melinda O'Donnell's blog:
B&N
Tale of the Moone is available as both an e-book and the printed version at Barnes & Noble. Although I did not register the print version- it seems to have happened automatically.

As for Thirst, it's going on hold for right now. There's something wrong with the cover size, and as I'm preparing... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 20:44 • 4 views
Damian Wampler Damian Wampler's blog:
My wife's novel is on Kindle Scout. The more nominations she gets, the more Amazon will take notice. 5 days left. Will you nominate her and help launch her career? https://kindlescout.amazon.com/p/2OVH...
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Published on August 04, 2015 20:33 • 5 views
Deborah Ann Deborah Ann's blog:
Coming Soon!! First Sight: The Deal Prequel ~

~ Before there was The Deal, there was the meeting ~


Their connection was evident upon first sight...The electricity and pull there from the first moment...


Learn the details of Adam and Bethany's meeting, the intimate elements of their sexy mid-air do...

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Published on August 04, 2015 20:16 • 18 views
Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold's blog:
A link to a, something, algorithm, that purports to tell you who you write like.

https://iwl.me/

I tried the opening of Penric and got Jane Austen, and the opening of Shards of Honor and got Arthur Clarke. Well, they're both British...

Shall have to try some more samples, when I have time.

Snicker, L... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 20:02 • 34 views
Penelope Marzec Penelope Marzec's blog:

On Sunday night, I was invited to join Authors in the Round, a live radio show hosted by Karen Smith, president of Three Worlds Press. The show was broadcast fromhttp://www.40footholestudio.comin Lanoka Harbor at the Murray Grove Retreat Center. It was a wonderful experience.Scott Wieczorekis on... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 06:50 • 5 views
Kimberly Fisher Kimberly Fisher's blog:
As part of theInn at Windmill Lane‘s upgraded look and services this summer, The Hamptons’ chicest hotel is launching a new collaboration withluxury multi-brand retailerINTERMIXto provide guests with bespoke shopping services. INTERMIX, hometo designers such as Rag & Bone, Helmut Lang and A.L... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 12:28 • 2 views
Colleen Houck Colleen Houck's blog:

How Well Do You Know Your Mythology?


egyptian carvings


In celebration of Colleen Houck’s upcoming release of her new Egyptian series,REAWAKENED on August 11th, 2015, weare holding ONE MORE contest for a chance to win a fun Adventure Pack including an official Hardbound edition of REAWAKENED signed by Colleen Houck!...

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Published on August 04, 2015 15:02 • 5 views
Peter V. Brett Peter V. Brett's blog:


Hey everyone! Thanks so much to all of you who joined us for Books Beneath The Bridge. For those who couldn’t make it, here’s a recap of some of the highlights!


The day started off beautifully— clear skies and some truly gorgeous views on the way to the event. Photography skills aside, I did manag...

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Published on August 04, 2015 05:00 • 5 views
Lucy A. Snyder Lucy A. Snyder's blog:
Mon, 21:04 : What Does an Instructional Designer Do? http://t.co/VBrY3wiqZJ #i4 Mon, 21:51 : RT @RDSPress: Feast your eyes on this striking cover created by Daniele Serra for Lucy A. Snyder's WHILE THE BLACK STARS BURN.... http://t.… Tue, 02:43 : Chattel House Books Features Bram Stoker Award... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 05:01 • 4 views
Leanna Renee Hieber Leanna Renee Hieber's blog:
The DARK NEST saga returns!

Dear Readers,

The rights tomyvery first piece of published fiction, DARK NEST, and their sequels,have allreturned to me, and I'm thrilled to be making all three DARK NEST saga pieces available in separate digital formats, or in a compilation volume that will be available... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 19:16 • 4 views
P.J. Post P.J. Post's blog:
A Serial about love and growing up at the end of time...

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Published on August 04, 2015 19:37 • 4 views
Greg Van Eekhout Greg Van Eekhout's blog:

Dragon Coast

Hey, you like to get books before anyone else gets them? You like them even more when they’re free?


Here’s how you can get free advance copies of Dragon Coast, the third book in my Daniel Blackland series:


GoodReads Sweepstakes — Enter to win one of nine Dragon Coast advance reader copies. See link...

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Published on August 04, 2015 16:29 • 5 views
David Mack David Mack's blog:
My schedule of panels and signings at Shore Leave 37, Aug. 7–9, 2015.
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Published on August 04, 2015 15:23 • 4 views
Leif Gregersen Leif Gregersen's blog:
Hello my dear readers! I thought I would change things around a bit and write here a little more about books, specifically books that influenced my own writing. Today I was thinking that I should write about a book which is one of my biggest writing influences, and is my favorite book of all time... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 19:29 • 22 views
Jennifer Leighton Jennifer Leighton's blog:
In celebration of August being National Read-A-Romance month, Angel Fallen is now sale priced at .99 cents!

Click here to purchase on Amazon. :)

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Published on August 04, 2015 19:26 • 5 views
Bill Crider Bill Crider's blog:
Iowa men busted for making meth inside a Taco Bell:Authorities are investigating a meth lab in a Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Taco Bell, according to KCRG, the local ABC affiliate. Two men have been taken into custody, one of whom is a Taco Bell employee.

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Published on August 04, 2015 17:49 • 4 views
Nicholette Campbell Nicholette Campbell's blog:
“Thomas, Elijah is doing great today, and you mustn’t keep him confined like this,” the doctor said cheerfully. “He needs some sunshine.” Dr. Hartley proceeded to open the white miniblinds to reveal the morning sun brightly shining outside. I was finally able to distinguish all the people who cro... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 18:30 • 77 views
Clarissa Simmens Clarissa Simmens's blog:
Dad was a great story teller
A bard who hoarded words
And plots, heard in the kitchen
Where he slept on the ledge of a stove
In old Romani slave quarters
Surrounded by the rich earth
Of what is now Moldova
Somewhat drunk by the wine
The children consumed
Because the water was poison
And it was thirsty work... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 18:27 • 10 views
D.L.  Clarke D.L. Clarke's blog:
Just one of the reasons why I love my husband:


Several years ago, while under the influence of the demanding thumb of a dental receptionist/collections office job, I announced to my husband that I wanted to be the owner of a pig.
His initial reaction was one that would be expected under such inquir... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 18:22 • 6 views
Howard  Parsons Howard Parsons's blog:
Can an All-American mermaid find love and happiness while living and working in the big city? Penelope Anne Tench has searched for years, but neither love nor happiness seems destined to come her way. She’s about to give up on life completely when she decides to have a bit of fun by playing a jok... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 17:50 • 6 views
Joanne Guidoccio Joanne Guidoccio's blog:
When I received this Zen parable in an email attachment, I couldn’t resist a smile. And I knew I had to share it.

Enjoy!

A harried Type A businessman went to a yogi, high on the top of a hill.

“They say you have the secret to serenity,” the businessman puffed, mopping at his brow. “I have high blood... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 17:47 • 4 views
Ronald Malfi Ronald Malfi's blog:
My good pal, the incomparable Hunter Shea, was kind enough to interview me and talk about Little Girls (the book, not actual little girls)...

http://huntershea.com/2015/08/04/an-i...

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Published on August 04, 2015 16:59 • 6 views
Joshua Holland Joshua Holland's blog:
It's hard to be someone you're not. We all see other people who have things that maybe we wish we had in our own lives. Gosh, it could be anything: money, popularity, success, looks, hair, you name it. While it's easy to yearn for those qualities that are perhaps out of our reach just yet, it's a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 16:58 • 28 views
Jon D. Kurtz Jon D. Kurtz's blog:
I conducted an Author Spotlight interview today with the local ABC television affiliate, WHTM ABC-27 in Harrisburg PA.

For those interested in viewing the three minute segment, it is filed at http://abc27.com/2015/08/04/author-sp....

Don't forget to go to the Author Jon D. Kurtz Facebook page and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 16:36 • 7 views
Jenna Moquin Jenna Moquin's blog:
I have an ongoing Book Bucket List; as I read the list diminishes, but as time goes on more books are added to it, so it's always changing. As of now, the remaining items on my Book Bucket List are A Tale of Two Cities, Slaughterhouse Five, Stephen King's Dark Tower series, Kate Chopin's The Awak... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 16:09 • 31 views
Alethea Kontis Alethea Kontis's blog:

My Family Reunion has a logo. Does yours?There are many Rules of DragonCon that those of us who are perennials have adopted over the years. Most of them revolve around elevators (You have to go down to go up. Always make room for the handicapped. Always follow a Ghostbuster) or walkways (Don’t take photos in the walkways. Avoid the habi...

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Published on August 04, 2015 15:07 • 9 views
Java Davis Java Davis's blog:
My latest blog post about visiting my parents' interment site and leaving two glass stones.
http://theroadtripwriter.com/two-glas...
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Published on August 04, 2015 15:57 • 37 views
Glen Hepker Glen Hepker's blog:
“Glen, it seems that, in my life when I feel the greatest sense of gratitude, it makes me feel best about my day, my life. It seems that, while feeling the wonderful outcome of this insight, I feel more healthy than at any other time. Is this what you mean when you say that true appreciation can... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 15:53 • 5 views
Gayle Lynds Gayle Lynds's blog:
How did your day begin? Mine started with excitement! Producer Joanna Bloem has been working for years to make my second novel, Mosaic, into a movie. That's what it takes these days, but few people have the stamina and belief to succeed. This morning she announced, "We have a Director, Sean McNam... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 15:50 • 9 views
Amy Wolf Amy Wolf's blog:
My book The Misses Brontes Establishment is a Kindle Scout winner and is currently on presale at Amazon!

Plus, the paperback is available.

All at this pithy link: http://www.amazon.com/MISSES-BRONT%C3...

If you love the Brontes, Victorian novels, alternate history and a whole bunch more, please chec... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 15:34 • 6 views
D. Kenton Mellott D. Kenton Mellott's blog:
I am looking for some honest and legitimate Kindle reviews. To that end I am willing to provide FREE Kindle books for the first ten (10) people that send me an email request for the digital version of EXOPHOBE.

Obviously I believe in my work. The proof, as they say, is in the pudding, so we'll jus... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 15:33 • 49 views
Sparkster Hubs Sparkster Hubs's blog:
Bonus Material

Due to the fact that the writing process of this book has taken so long, I have decided to include bonus material at the end of the book.

This bonus material comes in the form of a separate short ebook which details some of my personal experiences with the UFO phenomenon which I orig... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 15:17 • 28 views
Lucie Novak Lucie Novak's blog:
I have a gay male friend. He is black, very good looking, smart, confident and nice. When we rarely talk about how difficult it still might be to be gay, he denies it. He claims dating and everything is easy. Of course, part of it is his bubbly personality,,cheerful, happy. But part of it is that... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 15:16 • 15 views
Karen Ann Hopkins Karen Ann Hopkins's blog:
You can read Gaia in paperback through Amazon and on Kindle today!
http://www.amazon.com/Gaia-Wings-War-...Gaia Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 15:15 • 7 views
David   Gustafson David Gustafson's blog:
The competition with our own ladyboy reality diva Carla Flamingo is getting fierce!!

2.7 million viewers tuned into "I Am Cait" on the E! Network to share in the not-so-private sexual transformation of former Olympian Bruce Jenner.

Therefore, we have reduced the price of our satire "Bonjour Amig... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 15:01 • 5 views
Ciara Xyerra Ciara Xyerra's blog:

so. we moved last week. we hired movers before we discovered that i was pregnant, & thank god we did because the miscarriage really took it out of me. for the last week before we moved, i was in a lot of physical pain (cramps, migraines, etc) & was basically useless as far as gathering bo...

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Published on August 04, 2015 07:49 • 9 views
Larry Correia Larry Correia's blog:

We’re doing Challenge Coins again! Last time we did a Kickstarter and sold over $100,000 worth of them, which turned out to be a LOT of freaking coins. So we’ve learned from last time around and will be doing a few things differently.


This post was written by Jack Wylder. He’s the poor guy who act...

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Published on August 04, 2015 09:11 • 7 views
Christopher Farnsworth Christopher Farnsworth's blog:

The Eternal World Cover


Today’s the day: my latest book, THE ETERNAL WORLD, is on sale everywhere from William Morrow. If you haven’t already, you can get your copy fromAmazon,Barnes & Noble,iBooks, or from your local bookstore throughIndieBound.


But if you prefer the personal touch, you’re in Los Angeles tonight,...

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Published on August 04, 2015 06:33 • 4 views
Jake Adelstein Jake Adelstein's blog:

Disclaimer: I am currently a caretaker of former Bitcoin Tycoon, Mark Karpeles’s two cats.Yes, his pussy manager. Throw the jokes out there.On the assumption that both humans and cats are innocent until proven guilty, I agreed to take on the care of the cats for the time being–despite deadly cat...

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Published on August 04, 2015 05:14 • 4 views
Frank Portman Frank Portman's blog:
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Published on August 04, 2015 07:40 • 6 views
Jim Hinckley Jim Hinckley's blog:
Author Jim Hinckley signs books for clients traveling
Route 66 with Hop A Long Travel of Norway
during their stop at the Powerhouse Visitor Center
in Kingman, Arizona. The title for today's post is somewhat lengthy but it stilldoes not adequately describe everything that has happened over the cour... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 14:10 • 5 views
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