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Kevin L. O'Brien Kevin L. O'Brien's blog:
The editor of Weirdbook took umbrage at my previous Facebook post, claiming that my "trashing" of Wildside Press and John Betancourt meant that I have

"absolutely no faith in the project or those involved".

He subsequently withdrew his acceptance of my story.

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Published on July 01, 2015 11:49 • 14 views
Lyn Gala Lyn Gala's blog:
Desert World Two is now out!

http://www.dsppublications.com/books/...

www.amazon.com/Desert-World-Rebirth-L...

I didn’t make much fuss when Desert World One came out

http://www.dsppublications.com/books/...

http://www.amazon.com/Desert-World-Al...

because the first book is really background on the char... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 01, 2015 11:38 • 4 views
Vera Q. Vera Q.'s blog:
Sarebbe perfetto potersi addormentare. Un sonno eterno. Il non essere.
E nemmeno questo ci è concesso.
Torturati fino alla fine, vogliono che li sconti tutti i giorni. E su questa Terra.
Tanto dopo non c'è nulla, e tu vivi nel miraggio, e ti pieghi due volte.
Ma è così che funziona: tengono insieme q... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 01, 2015 11:20 • 20 views
Betty Mermelstein Betty Mermelstein's blog:
Many thanks to Sandra Marshall at Be...An Artist in Ahwatukee (Phoenix), AZ for hosting an event for my ebook, Desert Sensations on Amazon.com After I read the book, my illustrator, Andrea Dickkut, explained her process of painting the pictures with encaustic paint. Afterward, the audience was gi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 01, 2015 11:09 • 6 views
Diane Mannino Diane Mannino's blog:
I can't believe the "Running from Romeo" Trailer now has over 100,000 views on YouTube.

Thanks to all who viewed the video and those who took the time to read it as well as "Waiting for Romeo". :-)

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Published on July 01, 2015 11:08 • 14 views
Richard M Knittle Jr. Richard M Knittle Jr.'s blog:
I, Fight

Beating back the
darkness I am feeling
the light with
my heart
filled with love and a
Soul that is ascending
To incredible New
heights

Sending you all thanks
For all the love
and light
That you all did
Send
Know that I am
Thankful for the
Greatest of all
Fans and the
Very best of friends

I am... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 01, 2015 10:48 • 145 views
Rival Gates Rival Gates's blog:
“No,” cried Necromancer. “What have you done, Mordane?
This fabric is sacred.” He took it over by the water basin and
rinsed it. The wine was coming out, but the wizard was still
panicked.
Meanwhile, Mordane was picking himself up off the ground.
“What was that all about?” he asked while confirming al... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 01, 2015 10:39 • 4 views
Katerina Kostaki Katerina Kostaki's blog:

Οι τράπεζες είναι επίσημα κλειστές και αναλήψεις γίνονται μόνο με πλαφόν. Ο Φόβος επιστρέφει με φόβο, αλλά σίγουρα ο πιο μεγάλος φόβος είναι εκείνος του Αγνώστου. Τι μας επιφυλάσσει το μέλλον, τι θα γίνει αύριο, μεθαύριο, σε μια βδομάδα; Ανησυχίες, φόβοι, περιορισμοί της ελεύθερης σκέψης και ένα... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 29, 2015 01:59 • 5 views
Laura Lam Laura Lam's blog:

Laura Lam:

A post I wrote for Author Allsorts:


Originally posted on AUTHOR ALLSORTS:


Windows_and_Mirrors Photo credit: Joseph D. Lipka



This past weekend I was at the American Library Association (ALA) conference in San Francisco. I’ve always wanted to go—I love libraries. I grew up in them, and I worked at one as an...

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Published on June 30, 2015 00:16 • 2 views
Uvi Poznansky Uvi Poznansky's blog:
Born in Potsdam, Germany,Gisela Sedimayerhas a love for the written word. Having moved to New Zealand and then to Austria, and having fought her cancer with the best weapon--creativity--she is the author of the Talon series, bringing the story and the characters to life over the course of several... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 30, 2015 19:43 • 1 view
Sofia Samatar Sofia Samatar's blog:
Excited to teach a course on these searching, striving, playful, experimental, sly and enchanting books this fall.

Roberto Bolaño
By Night in Chile
Helen Oyeyemi
Boy, Snow, Bird






Can Xue
The Last Lover Kuzhali Manickavel
Things We Found During the Autopsy



Karen Joy Fowler
We Are All Completely Beside O... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 30, 2015 05:06 • 5 views
Max Gladstone Max Gladstone's blog:

I, um, wow—so,NPR reviewed the Craft Sequence.


I love seeing the developing mosaic of Gladstone’s world, the hard questions it asks at every turn, the uncertainty of its answers. These are books I long to talk about with people, so faceted and fierce are they, so dangerously aslant our own day-to...

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Published on July 01, 2015 09:01 • 3 views
Cory Cyr Cory Cyr's blog:
FIRST TIME EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Bite & Release is FREE on Amazon today thru July 5

Read it BEFORE book 2 releases July 24


Bite & Release FREE JULY 1-5 ONLY!
Strong Language/Explicit Sex
OVER 230-5 Star Reviews
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Published on July 01, 2015 10:19 • 1 view
Ken Liu Ken Liu's blog:
For the last month or so, I’ve been doing nothing except working on the sequel to The Grace of Kings. (No title to announce yet, because I want to get publisher sign-off first.) And in the early hours of last Monday morning, I wrote THE END. I have a first draft. Some random thoughts: I …
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Published on June 29, 2015 06:35 • 6 views
Maite Ramos Ortiz Maite Ramos Ortiz's blog:

Descarga sobre la nueva política para las colecciones de Medium

Continue reading on Medium »

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Published on August 04, 2014 10:44 • 4 views
Katharina Gerlach Katharina Gerlach's blog:

Writing (and reading) Fantasy is supped to be fun. But lately, I find myself not finishing books because imho the author ignored the most important rules. The fist one is the most important one. If it works, I can skip blunders of the other two rules.


Rule 1: Thu shalt not bore the reader

Obviously...

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Published on June 30, 2015 15:01 • 5 views
M.K. Gilroy M.K. Gilroy's blog:

The return of Kristen Conner … she’s back and she’s (still a little) mad! First item of business, the only way to purchase either of the first two Kristen Conner murder mysteries is as a used paperbackonline – yes – it’s true – Cuts Like a Knife and Every Breath You Takeare officially out of […]


T...

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Published on June 29, 2015 13:58 • 8 views
Sue Burke Sue Burke's blog:


Every year from July 7 to 14 at 8 a.m sharp, six bulls run through the streets of Pamplona, Spain, chasing about two thousand people. This run, which usually lasts three minutes or less and ends with a report of injuries and an occasional death, has achieved worldwide fame for what some consider... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 01, 2015 02:47 • 5 views
J.L. Dobias J.L. Dobias's blog:
descriptionThe Healers of Meligna Series Boxed Set (Healers of Meligna #1-3)
by K.J. Colt

I just finished a sneak-peek look at the fourth installment in this series of books and I have got to say that it is awesome.

If you haven't started this series and are a fan of SFF and Epic fantasy then I would suggest... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 01, 2015 10:03 • 4 views
Katharine Ashe Katharine Ashe's blog:

The Rogue, book #1 of my new Devil’s Duke series ( #4 of the Falcon Club), is now available to pre-order foronly$3.99!


PRE-ORDER NOW:Amazon| Googleplay|HarperCollins|iBooks|Kobo

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Published on June 16, 2015 10:00 • 1 view
Sherry D. Ficklin Sherry D. Ficklin's blog:
The Queen Has Arrived!
It’s true what they say, royalty waits for no one. and so we are excited to announce that Queen of Tomorrow, the highly anticipated follow-up to Queen of Someday, is now available everywhere books are sold–a full two weeks early!

Queen of Tomorrow



Sophie—now Catherine, Grand Duchess of Russ...

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Published on June 30, 2015 06:39 • 4 views
Ravi Mangla Ravi Mangla's blog:

David Markson’s Wittgenstein’s Mistresswas rejected fifty-four times before it was finally accepted by Dalkey Archive Press. (Knopf apparently rejected the manuscript on three separate occasions.)



“I suspect it set a record. For years, the highest number of turndowns I’d ever heard of was thirty-...

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Published on June 29, 2015 07:42 • 5 views
J.A. Beard J.A. Beard's blog:
I haven't had a lot of time to write this summer due to personal commitments related to my children. I have, however, had a lot of time to think about my writing and where I want to go with it.

So, to be efficient, I'm announcing that I'm going to retire this pen name. I'm moving into some differe... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 29, 2015 10:34 • 4 views
Fabian Black Fabian Black's blog:
Book of the month for July 2015 - The Jack and Danny Chronicles. If you're a fan of traditional, tongue in cheek, honest to goodness one Top and his brat fiction, then the Jack and Danny Chronicles are just the ticket. Packed full of laughs, quips, disasters and of course spankings.

Smashwords Of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 01, 2015 00:50 • 6 views
Allison Bruning Allison Bruning's blog:


Small Blessings It's been a busy week for me. I spent the majority of this past week Spring Cleaning our little apartment. Normally, I don't spend quite that much time cleaning. I tend to keep my house cleaning and still be able to stay on task by following the Fly Lady routines. I discovered h... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 28, 2015 11:44 • 4 views
Sarah  Allen Sarah Allen's blog:

Sometimes it can be really hard to tell.

We've all heard it so many times. "Show don't tell!" Yes. Yes, you think, I know. I get it. But maybe we get it in the same way my eighteen month old nephew "gets" eating with a spoon. Do we all secretly have mashed carrots on our faces and nobody's tellin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 29, 2015 18:35 • 5 views
Brianna Headen Brianna Headen's blog:
Everyday isn’t always easy but everyday I strive to stay connected with God. I know that I can’t do anything without God moving ahead of me. Am I perfect, by all means no! My children can push me to the edge and make me want to sin with my lips and sometimes I have to […] Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 30, 2015 20:06 • 5 views
Karen Rose Smith Karen Rose Smith's blog:


My cozy mysteries--with irrepressible sleuth Caprice De Luca--include a murder to solve. But as Caprice finds the answer to each investigation, she takes in stray animals and finds homes for them, stages houses, spends time with her large Italian family and cooks. She also must solve her own rom... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 29, 2015 09:36 • 2 views
Rachelle Vaughn Rachelle Vaughn's blog:
Your favorite couple is back!

Pre-order your copy today!


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Published on June 30, 2015 16:00 • 4 views
Lydia Kang Lydia Kang's blog:
Ever consider water as a means of sickening your characters in a novel? Yes? Well then, this post is for you. :)

Have you ever heard someone say, "Oxygen is poisonous. After all, 100% of humans who breathe it will eventually die."

Well, the same could be said about water. Except water can kill a h... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 29, 2015 04:00 • 5 views
Dan Santat Dan Santat's blog:


Four #Beekle tattoos completed in the last week. #unity

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Published on June 30, 2015 12:20 • 1 view
Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett's blog:

‘Most men don’t fear death. They fear those things – the knife, the shipwreck, the illness, the bomb – which precede, by microseconds if you’re lucky, and many years if you’re not, the moment of death.’


You may have seen it on BBC1 or read it in A Slip of the Keyboard and now on 30th July, Shaking...

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Published on June 30, 2015 03:07 • 22 views
Raven McAllan Raven McAllan's blog:
Hi everyone.
It's #MidWeekTease time


Having a fantastic chair swivel jiggle time...

The Rock Star's Wife is out tomorrow... So from 2nd July you'll be able to find it by clicking

...here...


~Rock Star Nico loved Kenna, and wanted to do everything for her. Swaddle her, coddle her and keep her safe. T... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 30, 2015 22:03 • 4 views
Valerie Bowman Valerie Bowman's blog:

Happy July everyone!


June was a CRAZY month for me. In addition to turning in the next book in the Playful Brides series, Owen Monroe’s story (tentatively titled The Untamed Earl), I moved to a new house and delivereda BIG GIANT day job project. I spent the last two weeks of June relaxing in my...

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Published on June 30, 2015 19:00 • 4 views
Kay Jaybee Kay Jaybee's blog:

There are a few things in life that I can guarantee will make me happy- time with my family, my friends, chocolate (of course!), old episodes of Robin of Sherwood,coffee (black please- no sugar)- and writing.


Ever since I picked up a pen at the tender age of 33, and began writing an erotic story o...

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Published on June 30, 2015 10:08 • 2 views
T. Harv Eker T. Harv Eker's blog:
There are two types of people in the world. There are starters and finishers. When you get interested quickly and then lose focus or interest, there’s a reason for that. One might be that you’re a starter. I can hear some of you thinking, “Oh my god, I’m not a finisher!” Relax. It’s not a... Read... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 30, 2015 00:54 • 2 views
Elaine Cantrell Elaine Cantrell's blog:
Welcome to Beyond the Book. My name is Peyton O'Malley, and I was Elaine's heroine in Rest Thy Head. June was traditionally the month for weddings, so I decided to show you my wedding dress and the ones my bridesmaids wore. The skirt is what sold me on this dress. It's so flirty and cute.

Oh, yeah... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 30, 2015 02:00 • 5 views
Peter Prasad Peter Prasad's blog:
WAR NO MORE. Review: The Empty Throne by Bernard Cornwell

I do meditate on why we humans still kill. What could be worth taking another person’s life? My 800 cable channels versus your doctrinaire caliphate? Getting into heaven couldn’t be that easy. A blood-soaked ticket doesn’t pass as entry fee... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 01, 2015 09:32 • 56 views
Ada Maria Soto Ada Maria Soto's blog:

This was originallypublished as part ofJust One Bite, Volume Four, a short vampire romance anthology,put out byAll Romance. The anthology is no longer available and rights to individual stories have reverted back to the authors. It was written in 2011. Just keep that in mind.



Gathered Here This N...

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Published on June 30, 2015 02:15 • 4 views
Frank Mundo Frank Mundo's blog:
My new poem "Staying Still" was published today in the Summer 2015 Issue of 3Elements Literary Review.

If you have a minute, check it out.

It's on Page 54-55 -->

http://www.3elementsreview.com/journa...

You can also download the magazine for free to iBooks.

Thanks to the Editors of 3Elements! Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 01, 2015 09:28 • 3 views
Ann Voskamp Ann Voskamp's blog:

So this is what it comes to, huh, Kid?


You pack your bags.


Pack up your bags, and you’re outta here, flying out on a plane headed east. Straight out over the ocean, straight to the red dirt of Africa.


That place where the heart of God bleeds up through the earth.


And you’ll be gone for a whole lot lo...

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Published on July 01, 2015 08:37 • 3 views
Raegan Butcher Raegan Butcher's blog:
wiley coyote

came home from store
found old crippled dog of mine
thrashing about in a panic
up to his shoulders
in the backyard pond
I dropped the groceries
ran outside
stripped off my jacket
and plunged into the water
to haul him out
and no matter what else happens today
June 29th 2015
it is already a good... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 01, 2015 09:25 • 7 views
Elyse Salpeter Elyse Salpeter's blog:

kellybuszekeThis was a hard weekend for me. Yesterday, for the very first time, one of my kids left for sleep-away camp. I’m not nervous for her at all, in fact I’m overcome and happy for her to get to experience this, but she’s never been away for this long and the “letting go” without the constant worry is...

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Published on June 29, 2015 05:22 • 5 views
Jeff McArthur Jeff McArthur's blog:
One thing I’ve found most shocking during my attempts to distribute and promote my books is how little support I’ve found from bookstores, especially independent ones. One would think that they would want to utilize the resource of local artists to draw in more local readers. At the very least, y... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 01, 2015 09:24 • 1 view
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