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محمد إلهامي محمد إلهامي's blog:
كتب الأخ الكريم أيمن عبد الرحيم ثلاث مقالات مطولة بعنوان "معا لحل تنظيم الإخوان" (ج1 - ج2 - ج3)، وكنت لما قرأت مقاله الأول منها كتبت ردا عليه فجاء ردا مطولا، فلما بلغت مقالاته الثلاث لم يعد بالإمكان كتابة رد ولو شبه مفصل، ولم يعد من مناص سوى كتابة تعليقات سريعة عابرة.
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DeAnna Knippling DeAnna Knippling's blog:

Okay, last Friday, I was swamped. This Friday, I’m busy but mostly I just want to lounge about and pretend I’m shagged out after doing taxes. Or work on a TV pilot, becausewho would I be if I weren’t biting off more than I can chew?


I didn’t have time to get the edits in on the ultimate section of...

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Yahtzee Croshaw Yahtzee Croshaw's blog:
So in my last entry I hinted at a little game design project I've been working on for the last couple of months (since around last Christmas, I think, 'cos I remember using my week off to prototype it up properly). And now the Escapist have announced it, so I can confirm that it's this. HATFALL,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 27, 2015 13:33 • 1 view
Adrian Tchaikovsky Adrian Tchaikovsky's blog:

Cheap at half the price. Yes, I've been a bit slow on the ol' blogging, from a certain point of view (1). From another point of view, I've been blogging like crazy, just in a Lovecraftian way that's been going on superimposed over the reality you know, and yet entirely invisible to feeble mortal...

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Published on February 27, 2015 11:15 • 1 view
D. Jordan Redhawk D. Jordan Redhawk's blog:


That's right! Book FOUR! As of this writing, my edits are complete and I've heard it'll be published in March.

March, people! WOOT!

The long wait is finally over!

In honor of the impending (though unknown) date, I've updated my bibliography and created a new page devoted solely to the book. If you... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 27, 2015 13:30 • 4 views
Marie Lu Marie Lu's blog:


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We had to ask marielubooks: #blueandblack or #whiteandgold



Best. Tweet. Ever.

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Celia Kyle Celia Kyle's blog:
5friday

It’s that time again! $5 Friday! Enter to win a $5 gift card!



The post Win a $5 Gift Card-02/27/15 ONLY! appeared first on Celia Kyle.

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Published on February 26, 2015 21:01 • 1 view
Jon Mertz Jon Mertz's blog:
Remember 20-something? Much begins at 20-something and many have big dreams of how their career will unfold, how they will rise in their leadership responsibilities, and how their organization will be unique in supporting their team members and community. Remember those times?

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Published on February 27, 2015 13:26 • 4 views
Derrolyn Anderson Derrolyn Anderson's blog:


My upcoming book is set in the eighties, and after listening to some awesome 80's music to set the mood I decided to go with some of my favorite song names for the chapter titles. Sometimes the tone of the song matched the tone of the chapter, and other times it was the title :) All good tunes!













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Published on February 27, 2015 13:23 • 6 views
Kristi Cramer Kristi Cramer's blog:
Woke up to the news this morning that Leonard Nimoy has died. After the initial check to make sure this wasn't one of those "Morgan Freeman died" spoofs, it got me thinking about influences.

Like many from my generation, Star Trek was one of the shows I watched as a kid (in reruns, thank you very... Read more of this blog post »
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Mary Beard Mary Beard's blog:

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I know that I am supposed to be having no fun and just writing all the time, but I confess I did take yesterday evening off to go to the opera -- that is Purcell's The Indian Queen at the Coliseum. (I know that ENO is having a rough time at the moment, but they do put on really tremendous, dari...

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Charlie Cochrane Charlie Cochrane's blog:
The latest of my Romsey Red Cross shop book bargains is a corking little 1940 book for boys, John Wentley Wins Through. I couldn't do better for a write up than wquote "Collecting Books" who say, At his best J.F.C. Westerman, however, generates a frenetic pace that makes you forget about all the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 27, 2015 12:32 • 1 view
Janice  Thompson Janice Thompson's blog:




Howdy, friends!

I just wanted to pop in long enough to bring you up to speed on my new books. Take a look at the list below. There’s a lot stirring right now and you don’t want to miss a thing!

HOT OFF THE KINDLE E-PRESS: Mismatched in Texas


Slide1In the quaint community of Poetry, Texas, Belinda Bau...

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Published on February 26, 2015 20:18 • 4 views
Sharon Kay Penman Sharon Kay Penman's blog:
This is a day late, but on February 26, 1461, Edward of York and the Earl of Warwick were given a tumultuous welcome into the city of London, the citizens having refused entry to Marguerite d’Anjou. This was one of my favorite scenes in Sunne, so here are a few passages:
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Published on February 27, 2015 12:53 • 9 views
Stormy Glenn Stormy Glenn's blog:
WICKED WEST

King's Command 4

AVAILABLE NOW

[Erotic Alternative Fantasy Paranormal Ménage a Trois Romance, M/M/M, shape-shifters, HEA]

By the King’s Command…

Prince Grigory Krayev is thrilled when the king mates him to a handsome dragon prince. His excitement quickly turns to uncertainty when he lear... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 26, 2015 00:01 • 3 views
Mark L. Van Name Mark L. Van Name's blog:

Today's non-work highlights:

I had hoped to sleep a decent amount, but I woke up every 45 minutes or so with bad sinus drainage. Thus, I got out of bed exhausted.

I started the day with either a very bad cold or a very bad sinus attack. I can't tell which. In either case, my nose and the skin aroun... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 26, 2015 20:59 • 4 views
Regina Brett Regina Brett's blog:
The clothes that rape victims wear into the emergency room end up in a crime lab. Instead of having them leave the hospital in used clothes, let's give them something new to wear home.
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Published on February 27, 2015 06:00 • 4 views
Jim Ruland Jim Ruland's blog:


Why is Spock wearing a gold uniform in this photo?

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Published on February 27, 2015 10:34 • 4 views
Michael Ruhlman Michael Ruhlman's blog:
The opening of a grocery store in what had been a derelict Beaux-Arts masterpiece is not simply a boon for residents of downtown Cleveland, it’s a great symbol of the importance of food to our communities. Hundreds of people came out for the 6-minute ribbon-cutting ceremony and to check out the n... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 27, 2015 08:43 • 4 views
Tina Donahue Tina Donahue's blog:

I’m pleased to have Andrea Simonne here today. She has a great new book out and she’s offering a super contest.


Read on for more details!


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GF year


YEAR OF LIVING BLONDE


by Andrea Simonne


BLURB:


A funny and sizzling romp about discovering your inner pin-up girl


Plain-Jane bakery owner Natalie Anders...

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Published on February 27, 2015 00:00 • 4 views
Tina Gayle Tina Gayle's blog:
Lightning doesn’t strike the same place twice. In theory. But in one small town, in one family, that theory is put to the test.

Growing up in a rural town in Massachusetts was supposed to be safe, but for SILVIE CHILDS, that safety was shattered by a kidnapping attempt that forever changed her lif... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 26, 2015 23:30 • 4 views
Michal (Mitak) Mahgerefteh Michal (Mitak) Mahgerefteh's blog:
Anna Davidson Award. The annual contest committee just completed the first round of reviewing over seven-hundred submissions. About ninety poems were selected for the final judging process and unfortunately about one-hundred and twenty five poems were disqualified for not following up with the sp... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 27, 2015 12:33 • 23 views
J.L. Merrow J.L. Merrow's blog:

Ta-dah! Winking smile


ToLoveATraitor72web


Draft blurb:


When solicitor’s clerk George Johnson moves into new digs in the winter of 1920, it’s under an assumed name, and with a secret goal: to find out if his fellow lodger, Matthew Connaught, was responsible for a betrayal that cost the life of George’s adored older brother Hugh...

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Published on February 27, 2015 09:39 • 8 views
Patrick Rothfuss Patrick Rothfuss's blog:

I don’t know about y’all, but I love books.


You know what else I love? Supporting charitable causes.


And last but not least, I enjoy getting a bargain as much as the next guy.


If you’re into any of these things, this blog is for you.


I’ve talked about Subterranean Press here before. I’m fond of them...

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Published on February 26, 2015 20:50 • 39 views
Lauren Oliver Lauren Oliver's blog:
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Published on February 27, 2015 07:14 • 8 views
Shaun Hutchinson Shaun Hutchinson's blog:

I’ve talked about “boy” books and “girl” books on the blog before. I’ve talked about encouraging boys to read more, about how we all need books that speak to who we are and to our experiences, and I’ve also talked about how we need to read books that speak to experiences that aren’t our own…becau...

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Published on February 27, 2015 12:04 • 6 views
Michelle Styles Michelle Styles's blog:


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Published on February 27, 2015 01:42 • 4 views
Roxanne St. Claire Roxanne St. Claire's blog:
Lots of you have asked what’s next in Barefoot Bay, now that the Billionaires and Brides all have their happy endings. Not only have hundreds of readers asked about the future of Barefoot Bay…many of you are still, after five … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 27, 2015 08:03 • 7 views
Tymber Dalton Tymber Dalton's blog:

Dear The Big Bang Theory Writers:


You suck.


It’s called a “character bible,” assholes. Writing 101. Yes, I realize the fact that I’m venting about a TV show makes me more than a little Sheldonesque, but, LIKE SHELDON, I am a TAURUS.


You guys dropped the ball big time on tonight’s show. (Should be ca...

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Published on February 26, 2015 19:32 • 6 views
Vivian Arend Vivian Arend's blog:
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Happy Friday everyone! Today we are looking at the first line from Viv’s STORMCHILD, her paranormal serial-like book featuring water/air shifters. So sexy!


Cover - Stormchild


His lack of arousal would have been embarrassing if it wasn’t so damn amusing.


Buy links:


Samhain |Amazon| Barnes & Noble|...

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Published on February 27, 2015 05:00 • 5 views
Glenn Greenwald Glenn Greenwald's blog:

It’s easy to forget that just two years ago, President Obama was determined to bomb Syria and remove the Assad regime, and U.S. establishment institutions were working to laythe groundwork for that campaign. NPR began dutifully publishing reports from anonymous U.S. officials that Syria had stock...

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Published on February 27, 2015 06:54 • 4 views
Matt Fraction Matt Fraction's blog:
Nothing Is Wrong With Your Sex Drive:

by the most excellent Emily Nagoski, author of the most excellent Come As You Are, who brimpers everywhere will recognize from our lettercol pages.

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Published on February 27, 2015 09:28 • 5 views
Cynthia Leitich Smith Cynthia Leitich Smith's blog:
Discussion GuideBy Cynthia Leitich Smith
for Cynsations

Congratulations to Nikki Loftin on the release of Wish Girl (Razorbill, 2015). From the promotional copy:

Annie Blythe is dying, but she can give Peter Stone the strength to live.

Peter Stone’s parents and siblings are extroverts, musicians... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 27, 2015 06:10 • 5 views
Meredith Henning Meredith Henning's blog:
Homeschooling High School: It’s Not As Hard As You Think – A Homeschooler’s Guide to the High School Years

3D Cover


It’s finally here!! Woot! Are you as excited as I am???

I thought you would be, and I sincerely thank you for being so patient with me after getting our daughter off to college last summer,...

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Published on February 27, 2015 07:46 • 4 views
Laura Bickle Laura Bickle's blog:

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I’m thrilled that DARK ALCHEMY got a 4.5 star review from RT Book Reviews! RT Book Reviews says:




“Dark Alchemyreads like a stand-alone work, but Petra is such a likable protagonist and the slightly off-balance world in which the town of Temperance exists is so well drawn that it’s hard not to h...

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Published on February 27, 2015 03:00 • 5 views
M.L. Tyndall M.L. Tyndall's blog:
Today, please welcome my good friend and fellow writer, Debbie Lynne Costello! Debbie Lynne has a new release coming out TODAY!!! Yay!! It's a Medieval Romance (one of my favorite genres!) complete with a handsome Knight. Who could ask for more than that? I had the privilege of reading an early c... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 27, 2015 00:30 • 4 views
Jack Dunn Jack Dunn's blog:
The other day something caused me to remember a novel that I read about seventy years ago entitled "The Little Shepard of Kingdom Come" set in the Civil War era. Google found it for me and there were two comments on it. One called it a piece of racist trash and the other described it almost in sw... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 27, 2015 12:05 • 5 views
Lila Schow Lila Schow's blog:
I just gave all my books 5 stars. That's not aggrandizing, is it? Ha, too bad!
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Published on February 27, 2015 12:01 • 6 views
Zoltan Istvan Zoltan Istvan's blog:
I'll be speaking at this transhumanism conference in Silicon Valley on March 21st about transhumanism, the Transhumanist Party, and media outreach. There will be lots of great speakers presenting too. http://brighterbrains.org/articles/en... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 27, 2015 12:00 • 8 views
Kim Harrison Kim Harrison's blog:

I say it’s a white dress with gold trim. My husband sees a blue dress with black trim. He thinks I’m crazy, but that dress is no more blue than the snow under my tree.




http://www.wired.com/2015/02/science-one-agrees-color-dress/



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Published on February 27, 2015 07:56 • 24 views
K.M. Weiland K.M. Weiland's blog:

Recently, one of my critique partners asserted that any use of the verb to be formed the passive voice and deserved to be stamped out with as much vigor as possible. This got me to thinking about that misunderstood verb form and the use of passive voice in modern fiction.


All of my critique partne...

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Published on February 27, 2015 03:00 • 5 views
Terry Odell Terry Odell's blog:

Those of you who are Newsletter subscribers had a sneak peek at some of the sample covers Dave Fymbo created for Deadly Production. For the rest of you here they are, including the final cover.


The information I gave him: it was Book 4 in my Mapleton Mystery Series, so the cover had to match the p...

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Published on February 26, 2015 23:05 • 4 views
Steven Pressfield Steven Pressfield's blog:
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Like you, every Wednesday morning, with my first cup of coffee in hand, I sit down and read Steve’s WRITING WEDNESDAY posts.
His recent series on “killer scenes” and the ways in which he constructs his work have been off the charts for me. Here... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 27, 2015 11:46 • 4 views
Sarah Rees Brennan Sarah Rees Brennan's blog:

Originally published at Sarah Rees Brennan. You can comment here or there.

So’s you all know: March cometh! And with it cometh… me!


If you are in New York or Texas, that is.


Places to find me…


MARCH 4, NYC EVENT


with Marie Rutkoski


McNally Jackson Books


New York, NY


6:00 PM


http://mcnallyjackson.com/event...

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John Green John Green's blog:

The International Competition for Nerdiest Nerd, Hank has been declared the winner. In this video, we take apart an RC Allen 805 mechanical adding machine and try to figure out how it works. We're mostly unsuccessful, but it's so PRETTY!

Here's the Numberphile video on the Enigma Machine: https:...

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Published on February 27, 2015 09:06 • 27 views
Kami Garcia Kami Garcia's blog:

If you want to become a better writer, you have to write. But you also have to read. One of the things I love to read about is the craft of writing — advice, tips, and techniques from other writers.


Take a look at what I was reading this week & a few other things that inspired me:


*All images...

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