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Brandy Jeffus Corona Brandy Jeffus Corona's blog:
ARC sign ups for Midnight Outbreak is up!
If you love the Walking Dead you will love this! It's completely different from my other works, not a love story, but a zombie story!!

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Published on December 20, 2014 17:55 • 3 views
A.Z. Banda A.Z. Banda's blog:
Kindle Free Book Promotion for fantasy Arturo' Ghoul ends 11:59 pm December 21, 2014, Pacific Standard Time.

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Romina Russell Romina Russell's blog:

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Now that ZODIACis out in the world(s), we’ve embarked on a blog tour that’s thus far taken us to someamazing destinations (full list detailed below). Of all theinterviews and guest posts we’ve done, the most personal piece so far has beenoneabout our journey to here. If you’re an aspiring author...

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Published on December 20, 2014 17:20 • 2 views
Billy Roper Billy Roper's blog:
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Charlie Fenton Charlie Fenton's blog:

We all know how Christmas is celebrated today, with a tree, lights and Santa leaving presents on Christmas Eve. But what was Christmas like in Tudor times?


First, for the four weeks leading up to Christmas (Advent), people would fast until Christmas Day. Christmas Eve was particularly strict and T...

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Published on December 20, 2014 15:03 • 8 views
C.J. Anderson C.J. Anderson's blog:
West sprinted ahead of the group of soldiers en route to Vasquez's position. He moved very fast for a large man. Unarmored. Unprepared for her accuracy. He ran with his blade in the air like some backwoods bloodspilling hatchetman.
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Published on December 20, 2014 16:42 • 7 views
A.C.  Williams A.C. Williams's blog:
I don’t do fancy very often. It’s usually only for weddings (for people I love very very much). Most of the time you’ll find me in blue jeans. My company’s CEO recently announced a change in our company’s dress code—now we can wear jeans all the time! Sure for certain occasions it needs to be… Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 04:52 • 6 views
Kate Heartfield Kate Heartfield's blog:

This isn’t exactly an awards recommendation post, because I have a stack of reading (and re-reading and mulling) yet to do myself and can’t even begin to guess what will be on my own nomination lists. I will cram, right up to the last minute. Most of my reading time this year has been dedicated t...

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Published on December 20, 2014 07:49 • 6 views
Simon Hugh Wheeler Simon Hugh Wheeler's blog:
If you're not doing much this Christmas, or you need some time away from the festive hysteria, check out the movie, Almost Human.

When you're suffering from too much Christmas spirit, (ie, whisky, vodka, brandy, etc.) your head will be able to cope with the intricacies of the plot: man is abducted... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 16:26 • 10 views
Zoltan Istvan Zoltan Istvan's blog:
A new extensive interview on the Transhumanist Party and transhumanism on a popular #French site: http://8e-etage.fr/2014/12/17/a-la-re... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 16:25 • 5 views
Beth Flynn Beth Flynn's blog:

I’ve been asked more than once if music was a big influence for me while writing Nine Minutes. The answer is “absolutely yes!”


The songs I’m listing here help me to find my way to a different time and place. They help me to get in the mindset to write about Grizz. Some just remind me of him (for o...

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Published on December 20, 2014 14:30 • 11 views
Justin Dennis Justin Dennis's blog:

That might sound a bit hyperbolic, but I'm serious.

And if you're going to read on, you should know that there will be SPOILERS, so go catch up on the Legend of Korra right now. There are four seasons, each only like 13 episodes that are 20 minutes long, you could easily catch up in a few dedicat... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 00:50 • 5 views
Kimberly Brouillette Kimberly Brouillette's blog:
I have been thinking about creating an author blog for about 2 years now. I would always put it behind other projects, and it never would get further than a few moments of time at once. Finally, I set my mind to it and I finished it. I'd love for you to check it out and let me know what you think... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 16:07 • 27 views
Barry R. Strohm Barry R. Strohm's blog:
As I discuss in my book, Afterlife, What Really Happens on the Other Side," the reader is introduced to the concept that a path was selected prior to coming back to an incarnate life. Free will determines how closely you follow that path.
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Published on December 20, 2014 16:05 • 5 views
Robert F. Dorr Robert F. Dorr's blog:
In my novel "Hitler's Time Machine," my heart was set on having an evil American scientist named Doctor Pauli.

The name comes from the 1949 "Captain Video" television program. I was ten years old when Americans watched television for the first time and prime-time dramas were acted out "live" on c... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 16:02 • 6 views
Todd Strasser Todd Strasser's blog:
I'll probably be writing a lot about this novel, which won't be released until late in 2015. But I'd like to begin by gratefully acknowledging my daughter Lia, who created the cover for this book, and my son, Geoff, who read a nearly 500-page version of the manuscript and made many insightful and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 15:54 • 5 views
Chris Jags Chris Jags's blog:
Here's a sample of my dark-fantasy serial Tales of Tourniquet. This is the first chapter of the second story, NORTHWITCH:


“So this is Bonemarrow Canyon,” Red said critically as Focus and Clarity guided the flat-bed cart into the broad, overgrown ravine. The freckled blonde sat up front with Tourni... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 15:51 • 27 views
C.H. Lawler C.H. Lawler's blog:
Per benignitatem, pacem. More on that later.
In The Saints of Lost Things, I mention the Second Vatican Council, which among other things allowed the Catholic Mass to be celebrated in vernacular (native) languages. I was raised a Methodist and became a Catholic late in life. I call it being a Cath... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 15:47 • 6 views
Maureen O'Leary Maureen O'Leary's blog:
My urban fantasy novel The Arrow is coming out soon through Geminid Press LLC and I cannot wait for you to read it. I loved writing this story, and I am loving finishing the sequel even more. These are characters I have fallen in love with, and I hope you will too.

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Published on December 20, 2014 15:43 • 4 views
Susan Fanetti Susan Fanetti's blog:
Hi again,

As promised, I've posted a teaser for my upcoming release, the first book in a new Night Horde series.

Find it on the FCP blog here: http://tfcpress.wordpress.com/2014/12...

Cheers!
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Published on December 20, 2014 15:34 • 8 views
Judith Starkston Judith Starkston's blog:
Favorites around the web this week. In archaeology: a bronze age tomb in Thessaly, Greece, an exhibit of pre-classical Greece in France, 8,000 yr old Israeli olive oil, recreating Egyptian bread. In historical fiction: a post about his fic series with some of my favorite authors in it, a review o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 15:15 • 5 views
Arthur D. Robbins Arthur D. Robbins's blog:
Which Democracy?

By Arthur D. Robbins

Which #Democracy? There are so many to choose from: Rhetorical Democracy (R.D.), Civic Democracy (C.D.), Economic Democracy (E.D.), Political Democracy (P.D.), Social Democracy (S.D.). Let’s start with rhetorical democracy.

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Published on December 20, 2014 15:29 • 5 views
Sandra  Steiner Sandra Steiner's blog:
Guest post by Teresa Watson! As the daughter of a Methodist minister, Christmas has always meant more to our family. My father is blessed with a beautiful singing voice, and every year meant listening to him sing “O Holy Night”...
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Published on December 20, 2014 07:20 • 5 views
Jack     Rollins Jack Rollins's blog:

Jack Rollins:

Happy 250th, The Castle of Otranto…


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As a child, Horace Walpole frequently heard it said of himself that surely he would die soon. Bo...

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Published on December 20, 2014 06:50 • 6 views
Nicholas C. Rossis Nicholas C. Rossis's blog:
I have often mentioned the “show, don’t tell” rule in my blog. MMJaye, a regular around here and a great …

Continue reading →

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Published on December 19, 2014 22:05 • 5 views
Lucas Hargis Lucas Hargis's blog:
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Published on December 20, 2014 07:18 • 7 views
Kate L. Mary Kate L. Mary's blog:
The Future Without Hope The World Without End, Book 3 Nazarea Andrews The Future Without Hope, is the third book in The World Without End series, but not the last to come. Sadly, it will probably be the last book for me. While I really enjoyed the first and second books in this zombie/romance ser... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 22:44 • 6 views
Andrea Gibson Andrea Gibson's blog:


Being alone for the holidays makes me want to crawl into a clothes cave and not come out until every tree has been thrown to the curb. On the upside I’m not at all chilly.

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Published on December 20, 2014 12:34 • 7 views
Brina Brady Brina Brady's blog:

Good Afternoon,

Today, I got an email from a blogger who said she could not find a reviewer for me. She tried two reviewers and both had DNF. I thought that it was very nice of her NOT to post a horrible review. This person did not want to destroy my career as a new budding author. I thank her for...

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Published on December 20, 2014 09:36 • 4 views
Carl Alves Carl Alves's blog:
In most of the anthologies that I’ve read there are often some good stories, some bad stories, and some in between. The end result is that I usually feel ambivalent. When I first started reading Shadow Show, I thought this anthology would be more of the same after reading the first story, which w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 14:51 • 5 views
Dani Hart Dani Hart's blog:
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Shana Festa Shana Festa's blog:
For two books, the Regulators have been the men who would not bend. Now, in book three, we see how they break. One thing I didn’t expect from the Guardian Interviews, which has been a series that seems to treat its heroes as invincible demigods, was to utterly break its heroes. I should have seen... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 04:00 • 4 views
Alice Cain Alice Cain's blog:

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



First impressions can destroy a good thing before it even gets started…Devlin Cartwright never expected to find his destiny at a gay pride parade, but the first glimpse of his true mate... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 14:04 • 1 view
Renae Kaye Renae Kaye's blog:
Today, for my final lot of 20 Quick Questions of Australian authors, I have up:
Lisa Harris and Lisa Henry.

I swear I didn't do that on purpose!

I sent out a bunch of 20QQ requests, and as the authors got back to me, I grabbed two and paired them up. And for some reason the two Lisa's were last. Jin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 01:00 • 6 views
Jason Cheek Jason Cheek's blog:
I don’t want to give too much away just yet, but the cover for Destiny is looking good. Leo really has done an amazing job getting the gist of what I wanted designed and is now putting his own twist on the vision. I’ll be doing a write-up on the progression of this cover once it’s finished. Hopef... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 12:27 • 8 views
Georgia Le Carre Georgia Le Carre's blog:
Girls, I have a giveaway running on Goodreads for a FREE SIGNED PRINT copy of DISFIGURED LOVE, which you might like to enter.

It's simple to do so, just follow the link and you'll be in with a chance to win. If you have already read it, you still might want to enter as it will make a nice xmas pre... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 14:21 • 8 views
Lorraine Loveit Lorraine Loveit's blog:

I’m one of many authors offering giveaways this weekend – you can enter now (mine is giveaway @#14).


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Published on December 19, 2014 15:31 • 1 view
Robert Mulkey Robert Mulkey's blog:

My first posting in several days. Last Tuesday my MacBook Pro went on the fritz and I’ve been without a computer since. I took it in to a repair shop in Alba Adriatica and it was beyond their ability. They suggested I take it to a store in San Benedetto, a much larger city of 60,000. The gentlema...

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Published on December 20, 2014 12:56 • 6 views
Amber Schamel Amber Schamel's blog:
This Day in Christian History: December 20
December 20, 1552: Death of Martin Luther's wife, Katharina von Bora
German reformer Martin Luther married Katharina von Bora, a former nun on June 13 1525. Katharina was sent to the cloister in 1504 by her father, and became a nun sometime around 1509.

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Published on December 20, 2014 00:00 • 6 views
Heather  Leigh Heather Leigh's blog:
Picture Has everyone heard of the new social network, TSU? They're attempting to fill a gap left when Facebook changed their policies.
People post updates on their profile, but now, not all of their friends can see them. You only get posts on your news feed from people you interact with on a regular basi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 07:09 • 8 views
Rosca Marx Rosca Marx's blog:
Crows Can Understand Analogies | IFLScience:
They might not understand what they have in common with brothers of the Night’s Watch or why “as the crow flies” means traveling in a straight line, but hooded crows are capable of analogical reasoning. According to a study published in Current Biology...
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Published on December 20, 2014 10:13 • 5 views
Emmie Mears Emmie Mears's blog:

When I was a kid, I always wanted a JanSport backpack.


They justlooked so damn cool. Not only that, but theywerecool. I knew they were cool because all the kids who were cooler than I was had them. Which is to say everyone, since I pretty much occupied the dungeon-level of my school’s hierarchy of...

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Published on December 20, 2014 06:03 • 6 views
R. Frederick Riddle R. Frederick Riddle's blog:
The day we now celebrate as Christmas is often criticized for its pagan roots. For example, the month of December was chosen by the Catholic Church so that it could compete with rival pagan rituals held in December.

In addition, December was chosen for its closeness to the winter solstice in the N... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 13:38 • 7 views
Meg Welch Dendler Meg Welch Dendler's blog:
All three of my Cats in the Mirror books are on sale for 99 cents each on kindle Dec. 20-26. I've never done this before, so grab them while you can! Award winning, best selling children's book series. Alien rescue cats save the world!

"Why Kimba Saved The World"
"Vacation Hiro" &
"Miss Fatty Ca... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 13:36 • 36 views
Lois   Hoffman Lois Hoffman's blog:

Blog about writing and self-publishingIn my quest to find out how successful bloggers get tons of comments on their blogs, there were some common threads. I went to the blog experts and explored their blogs and blog tactics including hints on how they get so much feedback from readers.


Controversy Works – Most agree that taking a stan...

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Published on December 20, 2014 05:38 • 1 view
Therin Knite Therin Knite's blog:

Welcome to this week’s Awesome Indie Book Roundup, my weekly feature to highlight indie authors and their works!


Please click the covers for any books that interest you to learn more about them.


And don’t forget to download the FREE books!


Also, if you get a chance, please like the Facebook Page! ...

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Published on December 20, 2014 07:30 • 6 views
Harry Leslie Smith Harry Leslie Smith's blog:
Over Christmas, we were confined to base, where we awaited our orders to deploy to the continent. However, our channel crossing was delayed because of Hitler’s last offensive gambit in the west, when he attempted to retake the Belgian port of Antwerp and cut off the Allies’ main supply route. It... Read more of this blog post »
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