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Sariah Ann Howard Sariah Ann Howard's blog:
To the 1561 individuals who entered the Goodreads Giveaway for the Cloud Tales Coloring Book...THANK YOU. Thank you for taking the time to notice and enter the giveaway. You are awesome and I wish I had the ability to reach out to all 1,561 of you with some small token of gratitude. For now, I ho... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 11, 2016 04:37 • 18 views
Natalie Vellacott Natalie Vellacott's blog:


I stumbled upon a book this week, The Way of the Master by Ray Comfort and Kirk Cameron. They run an organisation by the same name and another called Living Waters. They have produced a number of almost feature length films covering controversial topics, these can be watched on their website or... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 26, 2016 14:36 • 1 view
Beni Rusani Beni Rusani's blog:

Hello constant readers,


You might remember I spent Xmas and NYE in Amsterdam/France last year.


Yes, time flies, it is time for another long solo trip.


I got up early. The airport backpacker was okay, but not great. Grab the yellow bus as they charged you only $5 to get to the domestic terminal.


The f...

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Published on December 10, 2016 22:00 • 1 view
Sarah Andersen Sarah Andersen's blog:


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Published on December 10, 2016 07:30 • 12 views
Mark  Lawrence Mark Lawrence's blog:
You can win a signed The Wheel of Osheim with a click right here on Goodreads

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& here's the Red Sister cover (US) for your viewing pleasure:

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Published on December 11, 2016 04:06 • 12 views
Adriano Justin Capuano Adriano Justin Capuano's blog:
Exactly this week, a year ago, I published 'In France we eat sofas!' and my readers could not give me a better anniversary present than by buying copies this week again putting the book at # 4 of the UK amazon chart! Time to throw a party with the Queen and Lady Gaga, two of the characters in the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 11, 2016 04:05 • 11 views
Elizabeth Marro Elizabeth Marro's blog:

Hi, All,

Just a short post to let you all know that I’m giving away two signed copies of CASUALTIES on Monday, December 12. Win one for you and one for a friend, or if you already have a copy – you’ll have special gifts for two friends. For details, just click below. Thanks for all your support! G...

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Published on December 10, 2016 10:46 • 1 view
Katina Marshell Cotton-Sliwa Katina Marshell Cotton-Sliwa's blog:
Lesson learned: Life is a constant cycle=eternal. The way that I see it:

Giving love=Receiving love
Giving encouragement=Receiving encouragement
Losing something=Gaining something else
Learning= Growing
Failure=Gaining knowledge and insight/awareness
The beginning of something=the ending of something e... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 11, 2016 03:57 • 31 views
C.S. Boyack C.S. Boyack's blog:

I got up fairly early today with good intentions of working on my novel. Otto made sure everyone else got up too. Novel writing ended before it began.


This is one of the saving graces of having a short fiction project. It may sound funny, but it doesn't require the same level of concentration. Th...

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Published on December 10, 2016 18:27 • 17 views
Gillian St. Kevern Gillian St. Kevern's blog:

–or bad news if you are trying to avoid new books (I just acquired five). But assuming you want more books, check out the LGBT Fantasy promo weekend! For December 10th and 11th, 25 fantasy ebooks are either free or at .99 cents. Check them out by clicking here.


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Published on December 10, 2016 14:51 • 13 views
Ali Edwards Ali Edwards's blog:





Welcome to
December Daily 2016 | Day 10.



For my story today I took some time to walk around the house and take photos of a few things around here that are bringing me joy. Using the simple prompt, "joy is" I used one of the 4x6 journal cards from the Main Kit to document a fewmore details about...

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Published on December 11, 2016 03:00 • 1 view
Val McDermid Val McDermid's blog:
The crime writer talks about her liberal parents, dangerous outings with her father and the pleasures of motherhood

Interview by Donna Ferguson


The day after I was born, I was taken off to an isolation hospital. My parents had both had TB and there was a concern that I might develop it myself. So...

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Published on December 10, 2016 05:31 • 13 views
Patrick Zandl Patrick Zandl's blog:
V poslední době je zřejmě nejinspirativnější soustava myšlenek kolem konceptu blockchainu. Kněmu někdy jindy, tohle je jen námět na malé nedělní přemýšlení. Začínáme být společností blackboxu. Co to je aoco jde? S názvem “black box society” přišel profesor práv Frank Pasquale (zde má Twitter) avy... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 11, 2016 00:40 • 12 views
Alina K. Field Alina K. Field's blog:

Today is Day 5 in the 12 Days of Giveaways promotion. I’m joining in with five fellow Southern California authors to giveaway copies of books to 12 lucky winners. For a chance to be included in the drawing for a … Continue reading


The post On the Fifth Day of Christmas Giveaways… appeared first o...

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Published on December 11, 2016 01:00 • 10 views
Claire M. Banschbach Claire M. Banschbach's blog:
Chapter 28, Part 1 Cassie led Mariah up to the roof. Since the ice cream had been finished earlier that day, s’mores were on the menu for dessert. So far Mariah hadn’t said anything about the meeting with Kyle and … Continue reading Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 10, 2016 10:44 • 18 views
Sue Bridgwater Sue Bridgwater's blog:
Mystic is not doing too badly now - under the influence of painkiller and antibiotic he retains his usual calm, and the eyedrops are zapping the eye infection.

All three cats are so much more settled and calm than they were six months ago, as their Best Auntie Jan remarked when she saw them again... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 11, 2016 02:44 • 13 views
Nana Prah Nana Prah's blog:
The Blurb

With her BFF and ex-lover now happily engaged to the man of her dreams, Anuli Okoro is left to her own devices. She's happy for her best friend. But she's accepted that there can never be a fairy tale ending for her. She's too damaged to ever fit with anyone else. So she's getting on wi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 10, 2016 23:55 • 13 views
Jordan Silver Jordan Silver's blog:
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Published on December 10, 2016 20:32 • 3 views
Ksenia Anske Ksenia Anske's blog:
Illustration by Malika Favre

Illustration by Malika Favre

Mars Dorian asked me to write about productivity: How to be productive in your writing? I've written a few posts in the past about this. On making time for writing, on motivation and self-discipline of writing from home, on locking yourself upin order to write, an...

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Published on December 10, 2016 12:10 • 1 view
Richard   Phillips Richard Phillips's blog:

My latest novel in The Rho Agenda series, The Altreian Enigma, just went live in Australia. It will be released on Audible.com and on Amazon.com just after midnight Pacific time here in the U.S. Enjoy.


Best, Richard


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Published on December 05, 2016 14:50 • 1 view
Andrea Speed Andrea Speed's blog:
It's still a work in progress, even though I've got 88k of it written. (It's too long. I'm going to have to cut a secondary plot.) But here's a little piece, with Roan and Chai: http://andreaspeed.com/2016/a-snippet... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 11, 2016 02:19 • 14 views
Shaun Attwood Shaun Attwood's blog:
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Published on December 10, 2016 09:11 • 16 views
Laura Thalassa Laura Thalassa's blog:
Welcome to the Complex, where peace is the goal, and chaos the reality. The Complex series is a group project I began with several other authors over a year ago. The idea of it was that we would all write sci-fi/fantasy novellas within the same world.
Fast forward to today, and I finally get to s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 10, 2016 10:18 • 1 view
Martina Urbanová Martina Urbanová's blog:

Autor: Renée Ahdieh
Názov: The Rose & the Dagger
Séria: The Wrath & the Dawn
Diel: druhý
Slovenské alebo české vydanie: prvý diel vydalo Cooboo
Hodnotenie na GR: 4.23In a land on the brink of war, Shahrzad has been torn from the love of her husband Khalid, the Caliph of Khorasan. She once be... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 10, 2016 07:42 • 12 views
C. Kennedy C. Kennedy's blog:
At first I was worried about reviewing this book because I thought it wasn’t going to be published. But have no worries! Mr. Goode assures me it will be published. Even better, maybe today! Yay! It’s always awesome to hear there is a new Goode book out! (Ha! See what I did there? It’s a gift!)... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 11, 2016 01:00 • 17 views
Adrian McKinty Adrian McKinty's blog:
A few weeks ago I did a book reading at Mt Waverly in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. About twenty five people came out which was a reasonable number for me and as is usual with these events (or for anybody not named Rowling) the crowd skewed to an older demographic.
I talked about my late... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 10, 2016 13:12 • 15 views
Rachel Patterson Rachel Patterson's blog:
On the second day of Yule my Coven gave to me...

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire…


Chestnut (sweet)(Castanea var.)
A deciduous tree the sweet chestnut produces spiky seed pods that hold the ‘fruit’ inside not to be confused with the horse chestnut which looks similar however it is fairly inedible... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 11, 2016 01:00 • 18 views
Carrie Bailey Carrie Bailey's blog:

If you did not vote for Donald Trump andyou’re facing the possibility of visiting family members for a holiday dinner, who you KNOW most likely did supportthe manof the year‘scandidacy, you need a game plan.


There is no logical argument and no clever or well-informed meme on social media that will...

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Published on December 10, 2016 10:09 • 14 views
Betsy Bird Betsy Bird's blog:

31daysI wish I had the numbers in front of me. I wish I could tell you how many bilingual books for kids have been published in the past and how that number compares to today. If we’re going to speak to my experience as a children’s librarian over the past decade, all I can say with any certainty is th...

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Published on December 10, 2016 21:00 • 14 views
Joshua   Reynolds Joshua Reynolds's blog:

The second of my four contributions to this year’s Black Library Advent Calendar, “Prodigal”, is now available to download, if you’re looking for something to read. It’s a Fabius Bile story, and something of a prequel toFabius Bile: Primogenitor,though you don’t need to read one to enjoy the othe...

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Published on December 10, 2016 08:23 • 13 views
Andrea Santucci Andrea Santucci's blog:

Dunque, ecco come stanno le cose: questo è il primo degli ultimi tre post per il 2016, dopodiché, salvo ragioni straordinarie, mi prenderò una pausetta fino a gennaio. Spero di usare il tempo per scrivere un po’, ma conoscendomi è meglio non metterci la mano sul fuoco.


Quest’oggi, in ogni caso, pa...

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Published on December 10, 2016 23:00 • 12 views
Amelia C. Gormley Amelia C. Gormley's blog:
Accessibility Whack-A-Mole:

decodering:


Eleanor Ratliff:




And what if a fix for one group of people breaks things for another group? […] Once you start really looking, you notice accessibility conflicts large and small cropping up everywhere. Consider:


Designing for one-handed mobile use raises p...
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Published on December 10, 2016 21:35 • 13 views
Robin Lythgoe Robin Lythgoe's blog:

I am thrilled to announce that Blood and Shadow, the first novel in the Mage’s Gift, is now available on Amazon! It’s taken a lot longer to get here than I’d planned, but we’re finally there, and book 2 is not far behind. No,really. A vengeful mage. A powerful gift. A naive youth. Sherakai never...

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Published on December 10, 2016 02:11 • 12 views
Jonathan Lockwood Huie Jonathan Lockwood Huie's blog:

Life is not a having and a getting,
but a being and a becoming.
- Matthew Arnold

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

Any human being who is becoming independent of conditionings,
of religions, scriptures, prophets and messiahs, has arrived home.
He has found the treasure whi...
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Published on December 10, 2016 21:08 • 13 views
Stephanie Nielson Stephanie Nielson's blog:
LIGHTtheWORLD Day 11:Theme: Jesus Ministered to The Children and So Can You

What we are doing:Together Mr. Nielson and I will have a one-on-one with each of our children.

Yesterday's Theme:Jesus Helped People to Walk And so Can You

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Published on December 11, 2016 01:00 • 12 views
C.S. Harris C.S. Harris's blog:

First, an update on Peanut: She's still with us, and while I don't want to jinx anything, she seems to have turned a corner. She's now eating on her own and is bathing herself, and we've been able to stop the subcutaneous fluids. It's been a hard (and expensive!!!) two weeks, and we're still not... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 10, 2016 08:25 • 11 views
Giovanna Fletcher Giovanna Fletcher's blog:


Run while you can Pooh bear! #finallylethimgo

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Published on December 08, 2016 00:04 • 10 views
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