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Rita Quillen Rita Quillen's blog:
Well, for better or worse, the manuscript is in the final stages. THE MAD FARMER'S WIFE (due out in September from Texas Review Press) is about to make her way out into the world. I'm so happy, nervous, apprehensive. I hope the world is kind to her.

I know one thing for sure: some fellow poets hav... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2016 17:06 • 18 views
Kathrine LaFleur Kathrine LaFleur's blog:
Painters, sculptors, songwriters, authors, and all sorts of artists everywhere are often asked where they get their ideas, what inspires them, or what influences their work. I was recently asked to think about creating a bibliography for my most recent book, Moonlight Hunting.

But I really didn't... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 20, 2016 16:21 • 1 view
Steve Finegan Steve Finegan's blog:

Froma collection of 100-word stories & wonders

A fisherman warnshis friend to show somerespect for Mt. Hood’s capricious god or he just mighttakea tumble, or worse. Photo by AlexAH, via Wikimedia.

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Just after sunup, two fishermen, their waders cinched at the waist, stood thigh deep in...

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Published on July 27, 2016 07:54 • 1 view
John R. Cobb John R. Cobb's blog:
The tough beaver gnawed,
but the oak threatened a draw.
He bought a chainsaw.

Accompanying image at https://twitter.com/john_r_cobb
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Published on July 27, 2016 16:37 • 6 views
Nicole Elizabeth Kelleher Nicole Elizabeth Kelleher's blog:
I just finished Serena Burdick's very enjoyable Girl in the Afternoon and blog about it:
http://nekelleher.com/2016/07/pre-ord...
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Published on July 27, 2016 16:07 • 1 view
Emma Hamm Emma Hamm's blog:
The next adventure you ask? Well there’s a few different things that I may have up my sleeve. The first I’m very happy to say is a brand new series that I am working on. Here’s the summary of the first book, just to get your interest.

"A PROPHECY TO FULFILL

Two hundred years ago, our world changed... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2016 16:03 • 8 views
Debbie McGowan Debbie McGowan's blog:
WIPpet Wednesday is a blog hop where authors share from their current works in progress - expertly organised/hosted by Emily Witt - and the excerpt has to relate to the date in some way. For links to other fabulous authors' WIPpets, visit: http://www.inlinkz.com/wpview.php?id=355404

So, it's the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2016 14:48 • 3 views
Morgan Rice Morgan Rice's blog:
Hi guys,

RISE OF THE VALIANT (KINGS AND SORCERERS--BOOK 2) is available in audio and I'd love to give away some free copies! If you haven't already, please join my email list. I will give away 3 audio books at random to those who join in the next 72 hours!

AUDIBLE:
http://www.audible.com/pd/Sci-Fi-F... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2016 15:36 • 16 views
Gayla Drummond Gayla Drummond's blog:
I have run afoul of Amazon's series numbering system by numbering "Just Like Magic" as 6.5.

In order for me to have it listed on the Amazon series page, I have to change it to #7. Apparently, not doing so will somehow mislead customers (even though they won't add it to the series as long as it has... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2016 15:34 • 7 views
Melissa Foster Melissa Foster's blog:
THRILLED to see SEASIDE LOVERS is a USA TODAY BESTSELLER! Thank you, Readers!!! If you haven't read Grayson and Parker's love story, get your copy here:
KINDLE: http://smarturl.it/SL_Kindle
NOOK: www.melissafoster.com/SL_Nook
iBOOKS: www.melissafoster.com/SL_iBooks
GPLAY: www.melissafoster.com/S... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2016 14:44 • 1 view
Cassie James Cassie James's blog:
A Bond Of Venom and Magic (The Goddess and the Guardians #1)A Bond Of Venom and Magic by Karen Tomlinson

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


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Book Name: A Bond of Venom and Magic.
Author: Karen Tomlinson
Series: The Goddess and The Guardians.
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy.
ISBN: 9781311086228

Thanks to the author of this marvelous book for providing an ARC for me. This in no... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2016 14:24 • 77 views
Susan Elizabeth Phillips Susan Elizabeth Phillips's blog:
Click on the following link to see Susan's latest newsletter.
http://www.writerspace.com/newsletter...

THE SEP FIRST STAR BOOK TOUR!
Illinois, Ohio, Missouri, Michigan, Iowa, Kentucky, and back to Ohio

Dear Friends,

Do you like my new look? I'm thinking about wearing it on the FIRST STAR I SEE TONIG... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2016 14:22 • 28 views
Richard M Knittle Jr. Richard M Knittle Jr.'s blog:
#Poetry #Poet #Poets #Love

The Story of Yours and Mine

Maybe one day on some
cold winters night on
a blanket laying with you
in front of a roaring fireplace
and drinking a bottle of
white wine I am going to
create a new masterpiece
for I will write a new Poem
and I will name it the story
of Yours an... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2016 14:05 • 196 views
Michele Katz Michele Katz's blog:

Lots of things going on in my studio these days!!!
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Was happy to have a few minutes to doodle something for Illustration Friday this week!The word was TRAPPED! My husband and I are hoping to get a Bernedoodle puppy next year, so I guess had Bernedoodle on the brain! I hope this o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2016 13:50 • 10 views
Karen GoatKeeper Karen GoatKeeper's blog:
July is a difficult month for me as a writer. The garden needs work. The hay needs hauling and stacking. Kids are being sold.
Perhaps it was a mistake to sign up for CampNaNo even for a measly 20,000 words. Except I needed that challenge to sit down and get started on the new draft of my third Haz... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2016 13:49 • 4 views
Diane Rapp Diane Rapp's blog:
The Mud DanceThe Mud Dance by Neil Grimmett

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


Flawed individuals who make the music

THE MUD DANCE is a story about friendship, sorrow, and life. Kenny and Larry became fast friends in grammar school, escaping bullies together and discovering their mutual interest in music. They formed a ro... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2016 13:37 • 14 views
Debby Feo Debby Feo's blog:
Before I start working on a new book (vampire or SciFi?), I am finishing up some of my poetry books for kids. I'm working on "Grandpa Goes To Florida", "The Next Generation of Kids", "Bee Bits", and "Stories For My Friends". I have also written some poems and short stories for submissions. Will k... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2016 13:19 • 53 views
Christian Alex Breitenstein Christian Alex Breitenstein's blog:
Phew, this was a difficult write. The story matures in this book, and getting this just right was a large undertaking. But I feel that it worked - your ratings will tell me if I was right or not. :-)

Yours humbly,

Christian Alex Breitenstein
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Published on July 27, 2016 13:05 • 14 views
Nate Weger Nate Weger's blog:
How (and why?) can a Steven King short story become the foundation for the highest rated movie on IMDB?

IMDB top rated Movie

Think of all the movies that have been made with millions (billions?) of dollars in special effects and perfect looking actors and actresses and none of them even come close to the ratings this... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2016 12:51 • 56 views
Katherine Russell Katherine Russell's blog:
In reading any fiction, such as Without Shame you must always ask Why. Why must Sariyah develop unrequited love? Why is Penelope, and the sexism she confronts, presented in the backdrop of this teaching experience? Why does Rodney assume his encounter with a man on the street made him sick? Why i... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2016 12:48 • 2 views
Jodi Clark Jodi Clark's blog:
Hello all,

I'm so proud to announce that my most recent novel, Bleeding Panther, received a 5-star review on Amazon from esteemed writer and top Amazon reviewer, Mr. Grady Harp! After all of the rejections one receives as a writer, a good review is like winning the lottery and it makes what we do... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2016 12:44 • 34 views
Colin Brodd Colin Brodd's blog:
Hello everyone,

First of all, let me give you the Word Count Wednesday update! So, I have a WIP for Channillo called "Knight of the Green Chapel;" I just started it, really, but it is at 1792 words so far.

Secondly, I am very pleased indeed to announce that I currently have 3 publications availa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2016 12:33 • 53 views
Julia Buckley Julia Buckley's blog:
If you're a fan of Lilah Drake, the protagonist of THE BIG CHILI, you should know that the sequel to this book, CHEDDAR OFF DEAD, comes out on September 6.

To celebrate this event, I'm holding a virtual book launch party on August 27 with fun events, visitors, and prizes!

Check out the link on Face... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2016 12:24 • 28 views
Robert Dallmann Robert Dallmann's blog:
Psalm 12:6-7

6 The words of the Lord are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times.

7 THOU SHALT KEEP THEM, O Lord, THOU SHALT PRESERVE THEM from this generation FOR EVER.
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There is almost no scholarly debate over the fact that we have the original langua... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2016 12:00 • 17 views
A.K. Lakelett A.K. Lakelett's blog:
Since my book, "Remember Me?" is set in the small town of Faukon Abbey, I thought you may want to know more about the town.

Faukon Abbey
Faukon Abbey is an old market town in Devon, England close to Dartmoor. It was originally built around a hunting castle and nunnery (priory) who were into falconr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2016 12:15 • 45 views
Beth Brower Beth Brower's blog:

Hey all! Now that the book has been out a week I'm celebrating by posting the rest of the soundtrack! Now remember, there might be some slight spoilers in the descriptions and so BE YE THEREFORE WARNED that if you continue and you have not read the book, you might see something you don't want to...

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Published on July 27, 2016 11:56 • 38 views
David   Gustafson David Gustafson's blog:
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"Bill Clinton Presents His Wife as an Object of Desire."

//www.nytimes.com/2016/07/28/us/politic...

No kidding! That is the NYT's tongue-in-cheek headline.

Even the butt-licking PC pimps at the New York Times had to hold their noses over Billy Willy Dilly's shameless endorsement of the "world's mos... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2016 11:50 • 20 views
Juliet Wilson Juliet Wilson's blog:
I've not really used this blog much recently, have I?

I thought I'd pop in to say I'm delighted to have a new poem up on the Gnarled Oak website. You can read it here: http://gnarledoak.org/issue-9/the-ele...

If you want to read more that I blog about, you can find me at http://craftygreenpoet.blo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2016 11:49 • 14 views
E.K. Blair E.K. Blair's blog:


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AUTHOR ANONYMOUS: A True Story told through the voice of E.K. Blair


(a non-series STAND-ALONE book)


Genre: Romance/Drama/Non-Fiction


Release Date: August 29, 2016




SYNOPSIS:

A TRUE STORY told through the voice of New York Times Bestselling Author, E.K. Blair.

She’s an author.
She’s a mot... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2016 11:44 • 17 views
Catherine Coulter Catherine Coulter's blog:
Wednesday-- All right, who can tell me what a "receipt copy" is? I know, it's really obvious, right? says receipt copy right there in bold letters. Okay, next time I'm in a bookstore and buy a book I'll check this out. Do enter the sweepstakes-- lots of cool prizes, as you'll see -- so make it an... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2016 11:41 • 38 views
Anthony Puyo Anthony Puyo's blog:
Up until the contest is over, my ebook will be lowered to the price of a frappuccino, but I promise my book will be far more enjoyable....in the long run!
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Published on July 27, 2016 11:35 • 17 views
Amy Mintz Amy Mintz's blog:
I wanted to share an inspirational blog from one of our eGirl Power Junior Council members:

As a teenage girl in the twenty first century, I live in a time that is simultaneously opportunistic and limiting. For decades, women have fought for a voice. Although we now technically have equal rights,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2016 11:09 • 63 views
Phillip Crawford Jr. Phillip Crawford Jr.'s blog:

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said in an interview with CNN that "his whistleblowing website might release 'a lot more material' relevant to the US electoral campaign" following the publication of 20,000 emails which exposed the dirty tricks and rigged system within the Democratic National Com...

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Published on July 27, 2016 04:17 • 76 views
Andrew   Warren Andrew Warren's blog:

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Good morning everyone!


It’s the second day of the TOKYO BLACK launch, and so far, I have to say, things are going quite well! Thomas Caine and his motley crew of gangsters, spies and assassins have managed to crack the top 100 in two categories… Not bad for the second day of release. We’ve got...

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Published on July 27, 2016 10:45 • 60 views
Sloane Kennedy Sloane Kennedy's blog:
Hello everyone, I have posted the form for ARC requests for Forsaken on my website. Like last time, I will randomly select 10 people to receive ARC copies in exchange for leaving an honest review on Amazon within 7 days of the book's release. ARCs will be sent 7-10 days prior to the release date... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2016 10:38 • 64 views
Aubrey Law Aubrey Law's blog:
I understood Sam's concerns for my safety but Saza was a rogue gnome and I wasn't afraid to go back to any of the villages. The news of my nearly fatal arrow injury and Saza's unfortunate death had spread among all of the gnomes in Pumpkintown. They were ashamed of what one of their own kind had... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2016 10:25 • 53 views
Peter  Low Peter Low's blog:
Choosing the perfect destination to perfect your Spanish
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Published on June 14, 2016 13:10 • 1 view
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