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Michael J. Sullivan Michael J. Sullivan's blog:
Everyone loves limited editions...and this is about as limited as it gets. Robin had the great idea of printing up a handful (10 copies) of the version of Rhune that will go out to the beta readers (and yes beta readers, she is still behind but getting closer to getting people picked and the beta... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 23, 2014 01:58 • 3 views
Hilary Mantel Hilary Mantel's blog:
An easy one for the Tudor fans!


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Published on September 22, 2014 16:30 • 7 views
A.J. Culpepper A.J. Culpepper's blog:
My sincerest apologies, dear readers. I know I said I'd be posting tidbit teasers from my forthcoming "The Seers' War" novels every day. Due to some personal health issues, family health issue concerns and a computer riddled with disease that absolutely refused to connect to the internet for far... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 23, 2014 00:49 • 8 views
Summerita Rhayne Summerita Rhayne's blog:

Today Adiana Ray, author of Rapid Fall, is on my blog with some advice about how to market your book.


Take it away, Adiana!


Not really sure if I am the right person to comment on this as I am still taking baby steps myself. I do believe that marketing is a very, very key element in the success of y...

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Published on September 20, 2014 23:37 • 4 views
Sasha Leigh Sasha Leigh's blog:

One of the biggest things I see being discussed is setting a daily word count. What does this mean? You set yourself a minimum word count (never a maximum) to meet each day - even weekends and vacation - and that's what you strive to meet. I read an interesting post recently where a man actually... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 15, 2014 07:00 • 1 view
Selviana Rahayu Selviana Rahayu's blog:
Awalnya, gw pikir buku ini mempunyai rasa yang sejenis dengan tulisan-tulisan Mitch Albom atau Paulo Coelho. Tapi ternyata beda sama sekali. Buku ini bergenre dystopia, yaitu fantasy cerita kehidupan di masa yang jauh akan datang. Tokoh utamanya bernama Jonas, seorang bocah laki-laki yang berusia... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2014 01:03 • 1 view
Derrick L. Randall Derrick L. Randall's blog:
I am an intrinsic being who possesses desire. I am captivated in the sensation of climbing higher. I cannot explain any further. I am who I am.

I feel the passion boiling inside. I encompass the misdirection of the peak. I cannot explain the difficulty. I feel what I feel.

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Published on September 20, 2014 09:33 • 5 views
Nish Weiseth Nish Weiseth's blog:

No matter where we go, my husband packs the GoPro. I like to give him a hard time about it sometimes.

Little did I know, Erik has been capturing some of the most extraordinary, most mundane, most beautiful moments of our life over the last year with the little camera that could. He mostly uses it...

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Published on September 22, 2014 10:54 • 4 views
W. Terry Whalin W. Terry Whalin's blog:

I am no GoodReads expert. Millions of readers are on this site talking about books. Over four years ago in 2011, I learned about this site through some email or article or bit of information that came across my computer screen. I registered at GoodReads then for three years I almost never return... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 20, 2014 11:07 • 1 view
Evi Routoula Evi Routoula's blog:
Οι Έλληνες στην εκστρατεία κατά των Μπολσεβίκων – Εύη Ρούτουλα
Μια άγνωστη πτυχή στην ελληνική ιστορία έρχεται να μας μάθει το βιβλίο «Ημερολόγιον της εις Ρωσσίαν εκστρατείας» που βασίζεται σε σημειώσεις και ημερολόγια του ιατρού Νικολάου Σμπαρούνη και που έχει επιμεληθεί η Ιωάννα Παπαθανασίου.
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Published on September 21, 2014 17:17 • 3 views
Janet   Fisher Janet Fisher's blog:
Day Two ~ The Blue Mountains

469.diorama oxen & wagon[The roads] were harder than before. Steeper. Rockier. Dustier. Rivers wilder. There was an occasional tree now, sometimes wooded areas even, with tall conifers and cottonwoods. . . . The trail here was littered with the bones of oxen and fresher dead beasts—along with...

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Published on September 21, 2014 13:09 • 4 views
Al Daltrey Al Daltrey's blog:

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I want to stress that the following comments are the opinion of one person – me. My advice and suggestions stem from observations I’ve had over the years. Do I know for sure that this can apply to you, or your marriage, or your husband? Of course not. All I can tell you is my point-of-view. Don’... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 21, 2014 10:38 • 1 view
Abigail Barnette Abigail Barnette's blog:

By now you’ve doubtless heard ofOutlander, Starz’s new entrant in the race for premium channel subscribers. The surprise hit, based on the epic fantasy romance novels by author Diana Gabaldon, isn’t the first series to court a mostly straight female audience;True Blood, adapted from Charlain Harr...

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Published on September 22, 2014 06:00 • 7 views
Marcha A. Fox Marcha A. Fox's blog:

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Most writers have a propensity toward one particular element of fiction writing more than others. Some can spew action and dialog effortlessly, others render amazing descriptions which create vivid, memorable mental pictures, while others possess a narrative style as smooth as silk. What comes...

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Published on September 21, 2014 14:53 • 1 view
Gemma Herrero Virto Gemma Herrero Virto's blog:


Hoy escribo este post porque llevaba ya un tiempo dándole vueltas en la cabeza a una sospecha, y, al ver el otro día el trailer de Sinsajo Parte I, se ha confirmado.


Desde un tiempo a esta parte, a los productores de cine les aqueja una extraña enfermedad que he dado en llamar “El síndrome de la...

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Published on September 22, 2014 10:05 • 7 views
Miguel Alcázar Miguel Alcázar's blog:
En casi dos años de redes sociales —llenos de interesantes debates, de felices descubrimientos, de virtuales amistades— solo me he visto forzado a eliminar (¡zas!) de los contactos de mis cuentas de usuario a dos personas y a un personaje, a saber: un mediocre escritor casi cincuentón cuya obra m... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2014 01:35 • 14 views
Mishka Jenkins Mishka Jenkins's blog:
Photo by Lauren Macdonald on Flickr

Photo by Lauren Macdonald on Flickr


So, my fifth manuscript is finally with the readers, and from the comments so far it sounds like it’s going great :D


During the couple of weeks my readers have my manuscript, I usually start working on my cover, but also planning out my next book. This is so I’m...

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Published on September 22, 2014 05:02 • 4 views
Julie Freed Julie Freed's blog:
A Woman's Legacy!








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Little girls dream of being wives and mothers. "They write their names in elementary handwritten script using a boy's last name they have a crush on" (p. 49).

Do little boys dream about being husbands and fathers?

Or do they dream about that and more? Do they dream about becoming...

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Published on September 22, 2014 08:08 • 3 views
Lucian Bane Lucian Bane's blog:
Monday’s Game follows along with Ruin, his reading habits and his want for the knowledge of slang. Let’s get to helping Ruin out, you up for the challenge. Top ten chosen for vote, the top 10 get 10 points each, winner gets 10 points Chose 1 or if you are … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2014 08:28 • 8 views
A.G. Howard A.G. Howard's blog:



Splintered is a top ten nominee for YALSA 2014!The awesome committee made a cool trailer for each nominee.Above is Splintered's. To see the others, follow this link.

And to vote up your favorite book, go here.

Thanks for supporting these books!


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Published on September 21, 2014 13:39 • 8 views
Joao  Maximo Joao Maximo's blog:
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My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Camille de Grieux apaixona-se por René Teleny, um pianista com quem estabelece uma relação quase metafísica quando o ouve pela primeira vez num concerto de beneficência. Tenta resistir à paixão que o assola, mas não consegue, e cai nos braços do pianis... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 21, 2014 15:18 • 1 view
Daniel   Carpenter Daniel Carpenter's blog:

One of the things I see writers get asked all the time at events is, ‘what advice would you give to an aspiring writer?’ It’s a question most writers don’t seem to enjoy answering because, well, everyone works differently don’t they? When The Guardian published an article a few years ago on that...

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Published on September 21, 2014 20:08 • 4 views
Khul Waters Khul Waters's blog:

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I think an erotic writer’s words are akin to fingertips…they can glide across the surface of the reader’s emotions bringing a tingling to the senses or press more insistently into the flesh attracting a rush of blood to the emotion under their influence. Gentle or rough. Subtle or blatant. Ecs...

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Published on September 20, 2014 04:17 • 4 views
Jax Hunter Jax Hunter's blog:

Many of you know that I am not originally a “writer of history.” I am a published romance writer. As a kid I didn’t much like reading. I think I made it through high school without finishing more than two or three books. And then I read my first romance novel. And I was hooked.


I will admit that,...

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Published on September 22, 2014 08:47 • 5 views
Nic Starr Nic Starr's blog:

Since I started writing my life had become crazy – well crazier than it was before! It’s hard juggling all the balls and it got me thinking about how other authors manage their day and when they fit the actual writing in. So I thought I’d ask!


The first author (and friend) to satisfy my curiosity...

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Published on September 20, 2014 08:00 • 5 views
Juanjo Conti Juanjo Conti's blog:

Algo que viví en la feria del libro y que semanas antes no sabía ni que existía, fue el SLAM de poesía oral. Dejo algo de material al respecto que capturé con mi cámara y el celular, a la espera de que salgan los videos oficiales.


Por la tarde hubo un taller de SLAM del que me llevé varios concept...

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Published on September 22, 2014 21:08 • 1 view
M.C. Andrews M.C. Andrews's blog:

Cuando Marina y Rafferty aparecieron en mi primer boceto de Noventa días supe que iban a ser importantes, lo supe porque tanto ella como él desprendían una gran capacidad de amar y de ser amados, por eso, y solo por eso llegó James. Nunca es suficiente no es la historia de un trío sexual, ni tamp...

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Published on September 21, 2014 16:49 • 1 view
Jonathan Green Jonathan Green's blog:

Says the man whose money made him both rich and famous. And does anyone actually understand the end of the quote? It's so badly expressed...

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Published on September 22, 2014 01:00 • 6 views
Alice Cain Alice Cain's blog:
Book One of Alateeka Protection Services - His to Protect


Available now at All Romance Ebooks, Smashwords, Barnes and Noble, and many other good ebook retailers.


When Tyler Defoe discovers his best friend has been murdered, he can barely comprehend his loss, so when the investigator sent in the sh... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 20, 2014 15:09 • 1 view
Joe Clifford Joe Clifford's blog:
(No, it’s not that kind of “spanking.” Perverts.) Last week, my son, Holden, got three timeouts at preschool for hitting. For those of you who don’t know what a timeout is, I guessyou won’t be in my kitchen any time soon. After I picked him up from preschool, Holden knew … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2014 08:25 • 5 views
Nessie Strange Nessie Strange's blog:
It's funny, when I'm trying to hit all my social media with news, I start to feel like I'm repeating myself. ANYWAY :)

**Living Dead Girl is on sale. Or, the e-book version is.

**There's also a signed paperback of Living Dead Girl up for grabs on Goodreads. There's a link in teh sidebar!
**Reaper M... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 21, 2014 08:01 • 5 views
Kelly van der Laan Kelly van der Laan's blog:

Afgelopen zaterdagochtend ging de wekker om kwart over zes al af, want het was tijd om te vertrekken naar Elfia Arcen! Het is zo’n twee uur rijden vanuit Den Haag, maar gelukkig had ik Zilverspoor collega Latoya als gezelschap. We stonden met de Zilverspoor stand (met al haar gezellige lieve schr...

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Published on September 22, 2014 08:09 • 5 views
Jason Cheek Jason Cheek's blog:
For those of you who are interested in writing their own book and the whole process of making corrections and new editions. I thought I would write about my recent experience with revising the printed edition of Flight.

While updating my Ebook is quick and easy, I have been nervous about the proc... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2014 15:18 • 6 views
Karen Emma Hall Karen Emma Hall's blog:
Why is my book not selling? Look at this if you want to sell more books. If you are easily put off, you may find this hard to read. There's some hard and true facts to consider.

Your book isn’t selling. So what is the next step? Check out these guidelines. There are no hard and fast rules and thi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2014 01:47 • 16 views
Julie Kagawa Julie Kagawa's blog:


Holy lizard balls, you guys.


Do you know how HARD it was to judge this contest? So many awesome dragon pics. So many talented artists. I wanted to pick them all!

Sadly, I could only choose two, and it took me a looooooong time to finally decide. Basically, the winners were chosen based on which dr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2014 21:43 • 18 views
Angela Marie Caldwell Angela Marie Caldwell's blog:


©AngelaCaldwell

©AngelaCaldwell


I’m going to become my own publisher.#indebooksbeseen After months of querying very few people,and waiting on decisions from full requests,I’ve decided to publish my debut YA fantasy novel on my terms.Well kind of,here comes the crazy,insane,ridiculous part.


I’moffering you, my fol...

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Published on September 22, 2014 08:29 • 3 views
Henry Cloud Henry Cloud's blog:

Test of TrustThe extent to which other people are concerned about their impact on you is the extent to which you can trust them. You trust them because you know it’s not just you looking after yourself; they are looking after you too.


For example, I (Dr. Townsend) was working with Steve and Lisa on learning th...

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Published on September 21, 2014 12:43 • 5 views
Jason Abdul Jason Abdul's blog:
86. Padahal baru saja tengah malam saat Minggu pagi itu sheriff sampai di penjara dengan Lucas Beauchamp walaupun seluruh kota (seluruh negeri lebih tepatnya) sudah tahu sejak semalam sebelum Lucas membunuh seorang pria kulit putih. —William Faulkner, Intruder in the Dust (1948)

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Published on August 31, 2014 18:00 • 1 view
M.J. Compton M.J. Compton's blog:

I was home sick with a sinus infection a couple of afternoons this past week. Every time I started to doze, the telephone rang (or TV Stevie came home with a treat for me). And not a single one of the calls was an actual call. but rather was a solicitation from a stranger, and more often than not...

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Published on September 21, 2014 06:00 • 1 view
Alinka Rutkowska Alinka Rutkowska's blog:

Oh, lucky me! I just found the most delightful Italian place right around the corner from the ship with excellent internet! So here’s the treat for today: pictures we took two days ago in Victoria, Canada at the Butterfly Gardens and Butchard Gardens!


Maybe I should add something about Victoria to...

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Published on September 21, 2014 14:09 • 4 views
Hillary Monahan Hillary Monahan's blog:

* There will be interviews. They take time. Plan accordingly.


* There will be people who hate your book. They will hate your book with the fury of a thousand starving honey badgers.


* Some of those people will review your book.


* It’s okay to cry about it.


* But you have to stop crying eventually.


* A...

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Published on September 22, 2014 16:07 • 9 views
Michelle Ziegler Michelle Ziegler's blog:

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Kelly Hashway has a great series out there. A new twist on some old Greek mythology-Medusa. The Touch of Death series is wonderful! Just ask all the readers that have reviewed it. I really loved it too.So imagine my excitement finding a free prequel. Kelly has had a free read on her blog for aw...

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Published on September 21, 2014 11:19 • 7 views
Julie Sondra Decker Julie Sondra Decker's blog:
WEEK TWENTY-FIVE OF THE SURVEY FOR AUTHORS!

QUESTIONS ARE HERE!

Today's question: Do any of your characters have pets? Tell us about them.

I guess some of my characters have pets. I'm not very interested in animals myself so I guess I don't tend to gravitate toward giving my characters pets, but I... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2014 12:56 • 5 views
Amanda J. Spedding Amanda J. Spedding's blog:

Yes, yes, even I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to get back to my blog, but work has taken precedence (what with me wanting to eat and pay bills), but as the saying goes: too much work makes AJ something-something bitchy bitch, so I’ve taken a small break from editing, and will now fill th...

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Published on September 21, 2014 21:55 • 5 views
Tevfik Uyar Tevfik Uyar's blog:
Dil ile var edilir sandığın Dünya’ların, Kısadır ömürleri… Birbirini tutamaz. Dil ile kurulur, Hâl ile yıkılır, İstikamet gönülse, Yol ile gidilmez… [...]
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Published on September 22, 2014 14:54 • 8 views
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