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N.  Davis N. Davis's blog:
Dragons Hill is where dragons would go on the first new moon of each season to sing, and light up the sky with their flames. However that tradition slowly ended after the War of Change, and now only the white dragons remember the songs. This farm village was founded on the hill so that they could... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 26, 2016 01:18 • 16 views
Dave Lynch Dave Lynch's blog:
I'm happy to say that I have completed a little over 50 chapters in the outline of my forthcoming thriller, "Payment Due".

It's set in Ireland and features a lonesome Irish assassin who comes home from his international travels to find Ireland a changed place.

thriller set in Ireland

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Published on September 26, 2016 01:11 • 35 views
Kristan Higgins Kristan Higgins's blog:

img_2932The Princess and I have a little thing we do—we talk about when we’ll live together, just the two of us. She hasn’t yet had a place of her own, being a college student, and so far, she’s come home each summer. But the time is not that far away fromwhen she’ll be a real adult. Someday, I hope, she...

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Published on September 25, 2016 12:02 • 1 view
Sean Carroll Sean Carroll's blog:

On Friday I had a few minutes free, and did an experiment: put my iPhone on a tripod, pointed it at myself, and did a live video on my public Facebook page, taking questions from anyone who happened by. There were some technical glitches, as one might expect from a short-notice happening. The sou...

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Published on September 25, 2016 13:32 • 1 view
Judith Works Judith Works's blog:





My friends and I began our visit in the beautiful cultural center at the base of Acoma, about an hour’s drive west of Albuquerque. The ancient settlement itself is located on a mesa 365 feet above the desert floor, a broken land dotted with other rock formations. Settled around the year 1000 AD,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 25, 2016 10:12 • 1 view
Avery Aames Avery Aames's blog:


You're reading this in your jammies and fuzzy slippers, right? Or maybe in those oh-so-comfy sweats with a hole in them. (Shh, we won't tell!) But that doesn't matter because you love to read and books don't care how you're dressed. If anything, books like your comfy clothes. (I'm pretty sure ab... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 25, 2016 21:00 • 1 view
Julian Gallo Julian Gallo's blog:
From The Publicity Dept.
A new essay/creative non-fiction/prose piece (or whatever you want to call these things), ‘Zaida The Greek’ , went up on Medium this week. It is an account of a crazy woman I met over two decades ago, spoke to for only 4 hours at a party at my friends house. We exchanged... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 25, 2016 02:56 • 1 view
Jonathan Stroud Jonathan Stroud's blog:


Less than 2 weeks to go…

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Published on September 25, 2016 05:50 • 2 views
Gail Simone Gail Simone's blog:


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Clean Room #15 by Jenny Frison



CLEAN ROOM #15

Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by SANYA ANWAR
Cover by JENNY FRISON
A young woman devastated by the violent loss of her husband finds comfort in Astrid Mueller’s teachings, only to face the woman herself in the most nightmarish reaches of the Cle...

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Published on September 24, 2016 23:34 • 1 view
Dusk Peterson Dusk Peterson's blog:
"I'm not reading slash for intellectual stimulation! I want my escapism and I want it to be grammatically correct, damnit!"

--Augusta Columbine.


HOMEMAKING

In anticipation of a repairman coming by, I spent a day this week on intensive decluttering. I managed to get most of the objects off the floor... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 25, 2016 14:02 • 1 view
Mandy Baggot Mandy Baggot's blog:

Happy Autumn! It's very nearly October and where has the time gone?

It's less than two weeks until my next romantic comedy novel is released. One Christmas in Paris is published by Bookouture on Friday 7 October and I can't wait to share it with you!


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If you can't wait you could alwa...

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Published on September 25, 2016 06:00 • 1 view
Heidi Ruby Miller Heidi Ruby Miller's blog:
EVENTS


DogCon is a big shindig that publisher Raw Dog Screaming Press holds every year to celebrate books, authors and all our supporters. It’s a chance for the RDSP family to get together, meet each other, show off the latest works and begin new creative ventures.

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Published on September 25, 2016 15:42 • 7 views
Leigh Bardugo Leigh Bardugo's blog:

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GUYS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! CK IS ONLY 2-3 DAYS AWAY I’M ACTUALLY SCREAMING

anyway the week 4 edits were so nice !!! thanks for participating, everyone!!

SEPTEMBER 25-26 are bonus days! the theme is your most anticipated scene in crooked kingdom (but tag your spoilers!!)

tag whatev...

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Published on September 25, 2016 07:58 • 2 views
Julie Bozza Julie Bozza's blog:

I thought I should share the photos I had taken at the UK Meet 2016, by the lovelyTemple Dragon. This time I popped into her studio before the Saturday night dinner, so I was about as dressed up as I ever get these days. I really love this top, which Istumbled across by accident – isn’t it always...

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Published on September 25, 2016 13:19 • 1 view
Tom Merritt Tom Merritt's blog:

OldFSLLogoHalf the league is tied for first Is this the most competitive FSL season yet? Justin still positive on Kylo Ren.


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Vote here for the All-star Game (Voting ends Monday September 26!)


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Published on September 24, 2016 15:18 • 7 views
Lisabet Sarai Lisabet Sarai's blog:
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My
friend and colleague Cerise Deland has gathered the three best
selling novels in her Regency Romps series into a sizzling boxed set
you won’t want to miss. And you can’t plead poverty—the
collection is on sale for only 99 cents on Kindle
Unlimited
for a very limited time!




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boxed set stars a gr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 26, 2016 00:00 • 8 views
Cristian Mihai Cristian Mihai's blog:

Hi guys,

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Published on September 25, 2016 09:54 • 2 views
Discovery Institute Discovery Institute's blog:

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Bioethics discourse aims to change the practice of medicine and the thrust of public policy -- usually not for the better. As I have been noting, the field increasingly targets the right of doctors to refuse to perform an abortion, euthanize patients, or perform other procedures or issue prescr...

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Published on September 25, 2016 13:18 • 1 view
Margaret Roach Margaret Roach's blog:

WHAT TO EVEN SAY about a nursery that offers more than 1,200 cultivars of Japanese maple, but it’s true: brothers [read more…]


The post a world of unusual japanese maples, ginkgoes, and metasequoias, with tim nichols appeared first on A Way To Garden.



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Published on September 25, 2016 07:34 • 7 views
Olivia Cunning Olivia Cunning's blog:
I feel Trey has been a little left out as we countdown to Outsider’s release, so tonight we have an excerpt from the naughty cherry-loving imp with the pierced tongue. From Outsider,… Continue reading Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 25, 2016 13:00 • 11 views
Kathy Sharp Kathy Sharp's blog:
It comes as quite a shock to you, as a writer, when you have to get to know new characters. Having written a series of three books, with most of the characters unchanged, it’s taking a long time for me to define and balance a complete new set of people for my next book. The new story is family-ba... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 26, 2016 00:21 • 27 views
Amy Lane Amy Lane's blog:
So, when I posted this on FB I said, "I don't know where it came from". This might have been misleading if people thought I got it from somewhere else.

I mean, I wrote it, but I have no idea why. Just popped into my head and thought I'd share.

So, y'all... do you hear the people sing?

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To the tu... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 25, 2016 13:56 • 8 views
Lois Winston Lois Winston's blog:
Kimbra Kasch grew up in a family with nine kids and only one TV. She became a voracious reader, possibly because she never got to pick the shows her family watched. And that led her later on to writing. When she’s not doing either, she loves to decorate for Halloween. Learn more about Kimbra at... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 25, 2016 21:30 • 12 views
Daniel M. Perez Daniel M. Perez's blog:

Reading:

After spending over a month on my last book, in the last week or so I managed to finish two books!



The Fifth Season, by NK Jemisin, a fantasy novel unlike any I’ve read before, with a solid grounding (pun intended, for those that know) in science, yet truly magical in a way I hadn’t seen a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 23, 2016 18:22 • 8 views
Tim Challies Tim Challies's blog:
Fall From Grace

You’ve heard of people who have experienced a fall from grace. The celebrity said something foolish, the media ran with it, and she never quite recovered. “You like me. You really like me.” The athlete was found to have used substances that enhanced his performance, earning him stolen medals, rec...

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Published on September 25, 2016 04:30 • 1 view
Amber Kell Amber Kell's blog:

Sorry I’ve had such a long hiatus. I can’t promise every Monday but I will try to post more regularly.
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Jager sometimes wonders what his life would have been like if he had mated with one of the wolves instead of his big, arrogant tiger shifter. If Dare had been the only tiger shifter he met...

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Published on September 26, 2016 00:01 • 12 views
Vicki Lane Vicki Lane's blog:



I can’t believe I’m going to spend an hour tonight watching the Presidential debate. We don’t watch any political stuff normally – I tend just to read the transcripts later. But the folks at Malaprop’s, Asheville’s iconic bookstore, asked me to participate in a televised post- debate discussion... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 26, 2016 00:00 • 8 views
J.A. Pitts J.A. Pitts's blog:

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Once everyone was resting and I’d been bandaged and healed enough to ease the immediate issues, I called my crew to me. Once they were assembled I told them of the conversation with Mother Crone and several of them looked suddenly sad.


Turns out I wasn’t the only one the old god had visited in...

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Published on September 25, 2016 06:00 • 8 views
Lucy A. Snyder Lucy A. Snyder's blog:
Octavia Butler once described her supernatural, time-traveling neo-slave narrative Kindred as “a grim fantasy”. It’s hard to imagine any realistic treatment of slave life in the antebellum South as being anything but tremendously grim. The novel is most often seen as a historical fantasy, or a ty... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 25, 2016 08:40 • 1 view
Donna Williams Donna Williams's blog:

Donna Williams aged 12 At age 13 I had an NDE, a Near Death Experience. I was a suicidal 13 year old, I ‘died’ alone in my attic room from alcohol poisoning inhaling metholated spirits because I was too terrified to sleep in there, because my soul was weary, because I felt there was no hope and didn’t have any reason...

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Published on September 25, 2016 18:31 • 1 view
Chris  Gould Chris Gould's blog:
And so, it's official. The man who absolutely everybody doubted - even the guy himself - defied all logic to win every single bout of sumo's September tournament and collect his first ever top-division championship. Overnight, the pot-bellied Goeido has gone from perennial no-hoper, proverbial la... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 26, 2016 00:10 • 26 views
Suzanne Rock Suzanne Rock's blog:


Always try to remember this!

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Published on September 25, 2016 13:46 • 7 views
Saskia Walker Saskia Walker's blog:
Book sale news!If youhaven't readMONICA'S SECRET, this is the time to grab it for only 0.99c/p.

MONICA'S SECRET is my bestseller, the most loved of all the books I've written (according to Good Reads readers ;) and it's one of my favourites too.

Willingly bound and seduced by two masters...
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Published on September 25, 2016 02:22 • 1 view
Tymber Dalton Tymber Dalton's blog:

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Who’s ready for some #freebies? Yeah, I thought so. LOL (Me, too!) First I have some bills to pay, though, so bear with me, please…


Tomorrow (well, midnight central time tonight, which is 1am eastern) is release day for Beware Falling Rocks (Suncoast Society 37, MF, BDSM) and the second in what...

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Published on September 25, 2016 09:58 • 10 views
Ty Johnston Ty Johnston's blog:
Oops! Almost forgot to post about last week's Nerdarchy article. If you're a tabletop RPGer and you're looking for a way to keep track of your characters, check out the Digital Character Sheet. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 25, 2016 18:58 • 7 views
J.M. Snyder J.M. Snyder's blog:

My new adult speedskating gay erotic romance Power Playis FREE today and tomorrow ONLY on Kindle!


Blurb:

Ryan Talonovich is the star of his college hockey team, until an accident during practice leaves him confined to a wheelchair. The doctors say he’ll walk again but a new season is already underw...

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Published on September 25, 2016 08:10 • 11 views
Patrick Dilloway Patrick Dilloway's blog:
Since most people aren't Donald Trump and just say anything that pops into their heads, most of us have some things we think and don't say, at least not in public.

I think the most "controversial" thing I think but don't say involves putting the flag at half-staff (or half-mast). At least in Michi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 25, 2016 22:00 • 7 views
Joseph P. Farrell Joseph P. Farrell's blog:

5/5 (1) Many people sent me this story, and I suppose their reasons are rather obvious for doing so, for it seems that the University of Oxford has topped the latest "polls" for top universities in…

The post OXFORD TOPS UNIVERSITY POLLS… BUT IS THAT GOOD OR BAD? appeared first on Giza Death Star....

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Published on September 25, 2016 03:00 • 1 view
Tilly Greene Tilly Greene's blog:
Ihate this week, but it's here so I'll bring it up. This is the week I choose a Banned or Challenged book to read. It's my way to make people aware that this is still happening in the USA! The book I'll read is:

2005, Forever by Judy Blume, reason - offensive language, sexual content ... she's alw... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 25, 2016 10:00 • 7 views
Kristin Cashore Kristin Cashore's blog:
It's September…

So we learned how to cut things with lasers!


That magnificent creature was cut by me using Asylasaur, the 100W CO2 laser cutter at Artisan's Asylum in Somerville, MA. Before you get too impressed, it it was NOT designed by me. The human designer and the carbon dioxide laser did a l... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 25, 2016 17:22 • 1 view
George R.R. Martin George R.R. Martin's blog:
Ah, football Sunday...

The Giants came out looking like they were going to dominate the Redskins. Then they shot themselves in the foot. Then they shot themselves in the other foot. Then they shot themselves in the calves, the thighs... stupid penalties, fumbles, interceptions, more stupid penalti... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 25, 2016 16:53 • 12 views
Sarah Monette Sarah Monette's blog:
Fire on the Mountain: The True Story of the South Canyon FireFire on the Mountain: The True Story of the South Canyon Fire by John N. Maclean

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


The fire on Storm King Mountain in July 1994 (which has gone down to posterity as the South Canyon Fire due to a mistake that feels--with the perfect vision of hindsight--like an omen of all th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 25, 2016 16:19 • 10 views
Bill Crider Bill Crider's blog:


Nigel Balchin, The Small Back Room, Lion Books, 1950

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Published on September 25, 2016 07:00 • 1 view
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