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Liza M. Wiemer Liza M. Wiemer's blog:
Tips for BEA (Especially if you’ve never attended before!) Attending BEA is one of the biggest highlights of my year. I’ve gone as an author to sign my books and as a book loving blogger. Each experience has been fantastic. I love meeting new bloggers and authors, seeing old friends, reconnecting... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 05, 2015 05:42 • 1 view
João Cerqueira João Cerqueira's blog:
My work published in Bright Lights Film:
Slave Runner: Genetic Engineering, Slavery, and Immortality in Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner (1982)

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Pamela Clare Pamela Clare's blog:


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I don’t have a cover. I don’t have an official title, though I’m willing to mud wrestle my publisher to keep this one. I don’t even have a publication date.

But what I do have is a completed manuscript for Holly and Nick’s story. I sent it to my publisher on Sunday night and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 05, 2015 10:44 • 3 views
Elizabeth Cook-Howard Elizabeth Cook-Howard's blog:
Hello Everyone…. I wanted to take a moment to thank those who entered the Forever Beth “The Truth Of It All” Giveaway and to confirm winning packets will be sent to all five winners immediately. Until the next giveaway, I hope you enjoy the Forever Beth Series offered for .99 on Amazon.Forever Be... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 05, 2015 19:14 • 17 views
Jeannine Hall Gailey Jeannine Hall Gailey's blog:

What We Give Power To, What We Remember: Rejections Versus Achievements


First of all, thank you to Every Day Poems for featuring a poem, “The Robot Scientist’s Daughter [villainess]” from The Robot Scientist’s Daughter on its site.


So, I don’t know about you, but I’ve been keeping my rejection slip...

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Published on May 05, 2015 12:00 • 1 view
N.D. Richman N.D. Richman's blog:
Hello all.

My first guest article for Litpick was recently published. You can find it at the link below.

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Published on May 05, 2015 19:05 • 22 views
Wil Wheaton Wil Wheaton's blog:

I was in most of the scenes we shot yesterday, including a scene where I talked for almost three pages.


Three. Pages. Of. Dialog.


It was a lot, and we were filming right next to an airport so there were constant interruptions from airplanes, so I messed up more than I would have liked … but the cas...

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Published on May 05, 2015 06:37 • 4 views
Kim Harrison Kim Harrison's blog:

Voting ends noon, EST, but cats for next week’s vote are already coming in, and they are beautiful! [enter your cat] I’ll post on FB today as soon as I know who the ultimate cat of last week is. It’s very close between Ophelia and Winston right now, but there are a few more hours to go. [To see t...

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Published on May 05, 2015 06:46 • 4 views
John Green John Green's blog:

In which John and Hank discuss Hank's many wishes for his birthday from high in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. Topics discussed include a forthcoming podcast (maybe?), an Olympics-style competition between vlogbrothers, the date of John's birth, and the greatest football club in the worl...

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Published on May 05, 2015 14:23 • 6 views
Kami Garcia Kami Garcia's blog:

I started out in college as a fine arts major. Even though I ultimately ended up being a writer, I still see the world in pictures.


When I’m building a new story, images allow me to physically see the characters and the places the way I visualize them in my mind. Inspiration boards are also a grea...

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Published on May 05, 2015 08:00 • 1 view
Michelle Sagara West Michelle Sagara West's blog:
It’s May the 5th. May 5th this year is release day (sometimes called ‘book birthday’ on the internet) for Oracle. I know that a few of you have already found the book in the wild; when I went into the bookstore on Saturday, I found it :D. This year, for the first time, the ebook for people who ar... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 05, 2015 08:57 • 1 view
Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson's blog:

In this week’s new Writing Excuses episode, Build an Entire World? Are You Crazy?, we address those of you who who start writing the story before you finish building your world. Letting the story drive the worldbuilding can often be more efficient.


Last week, in Tor.com’s continuing reread posts f...

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Published on May 05, 2015 11:11 • 13 views
Lorna Barrett Lorna Barrett's blog:
Old Country Roses

Isn't this a beautiful pattern? Makes me feel like putting the kettle on and starting a new pot right now. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 05, 2015 10:39 • 5 views
Sharon Lee Sharon Lee's blog:

Here is the promised accountability post for the first completed Patreon month in support of Sharon Lee and Steve Miller.


By April 30 end-of-day, 203 kind people had pledged a total of $1,493


Six people pledged in May, and were not billed for April by Patreon, nor should they have been. The system...

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Published on May 05, 2015 06:54 • 7 views
Nalini Singh Nalini Singh's blog:
The AudioGals are celebrating the audio release of Rock Addiction with an in-depth interview with me, plus a giveaway and a first chapter listen of Rock Addiction.

The narrator, Justine O'Keef, has a lovely voice.

Swing by and join them! :-)

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Published on May 05, 2015 17:46 • 7 views
Leah Braemel Leah Braemel's blog:

thumbs-upYesterday I was working on a novel that is due to my editor by the end of next month. I was pleased with myself because it was one of those epiphany moments for my heroine and the storyline was suddenly gelling in my head. I wrote over 2,000 words in about 90 minutes, which is unusual for me thes...

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Published on May 05, 2015 08:23 • 5 views
Rosemary Clement-Moore Rosemary Clement-Moore's blog:

Reading TRACKED by Jenny Martin may have been my favorite part of 2015 so far.Tracked cover


Really? Yes, really. Here are the reasons why:


1) I’ve had a pretty tame year so far.


2) It was an incredible relief to read Jenny’s book and, you know, like it. Not only like it, but think it’s amazing. Jenny and I are f...

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Published on May 05, 2015 09:12 • 1 view
Michael J. Sullivan Michael J. Sullivan's blog:
Okay, so I'll admit I never got into this writing gig for critical acclaim, I just wanted to write books I wanted to read, and have been more than thrilled that so many others have felt similarly. I do think Tachyon Publications (the publisher of Hollow World) was a bit disappointed that my Kick... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 05, 2015 05:31 • 6 views
Ryan Guy Ryan Guy's blog:
Bob Book #29

I've got 3 FREE eBook copies of The Shadow Reigns by K.S. Marsden to give away. This is Book 2 of the series because The Shadow Rises is free right now.
In other words, get them both!
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Published on May 05, 2015 18:14 • 5 views
Gail Gauthier Gail Gauthier's blog:
Every Day Is Earth Day

Environmentalists have specific interests. They are interests that not everyone will appreciate. I am not a particularly serious environmentalist, yet I had a bit of a rep with my older son's first grade teacher because I wouldn't send disposable items into school. Little Wi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 05, 2015 18:10 • 5 views
Aleatha Romig Aleatha Romig's blog:
CONSEQUENCES is FREE for the first time ever!!!

I did what I said I'd never do! I put Consequences on FREE for a temporary amount of time!

If you haven't met Tony and Claire...now is your chance!

Not only is Consequences FREE, I reduced TRUTH, book #2, from $4.99 to $2.99. So...this is your chance t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 05, 2015 18:06 • 31 views
Cory Cyr Cory Cyr's blog:
The highly anticipated sequel to Bite & Release will be released in Mid/Late July.
This is Shea's POV and it is a mUST that Bite & Release be read prior to this book.
Please add it to your TBR
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

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Published on May 05, 2015 17:47 • 1 view
Sarah Fay Olson Sarah Fay Olson's blog:
SAPPHIRE has been nominated for the 2015 RONE Awards through InD'tale Magazine! You can find it under the Young Adult: Paranormal category.

Please vote!! Voting ends May 10th :)

http://indtale.com/2015-rone-awards-w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 05, 2015 17:15 • 7 views
Richard S. Wheeler Richard S. Wheeler's blog:
I love epilogues, and may be one of the last American authors to make frequent use of them. They bring closure to my historical novels. Here are the final pages of the epilogue of my next novel, Anything Goes, which follows a vaudeville company as it tours Montana and Idaho in 1896. It will be pu... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 05, 2015 16:40 • 9 views
Simon Duringer Simon Duringer's blog:
I've spent much of the last 18 months getting my blog Simon's 10 Q Interviews up to speed by interviewing over 65 very well known International Bestselling Authors with my in depth and bespokely personal questions...

In 2014 it became a finalist in the UK National Blogging Awards...

Now it's time (... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 05, 2015 16:34 • 28 views
John R. Cobb John R. Cobb's blog:
Lost on an island
My soul wracked by sea and sand
Heartache must withstand

Accompanying image at https://www.facebook.com/writer.johnr...
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Published on May 05, 2015 16:12 • 4 views
Amanda Gowin Amanda Gowin's blog:
LOTS of people have Radium Girls marked on their “To Read” shelves.

So! The only thing to do is come up with a plan to gently shove Radium Girls over to allllll the “Currently Reading” shelves. Summer is coming. There’s no reason my glowing green baby shouldn’t be on your tablet or in your tote ba... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 05, 2015 15:27 • 3 views
W. Eric Myers W. Eric Myers's blog:
I want to be a storyteller.

This is different than just an author or someone who writes books for a living. It seems to me (and I may be waaaay off base with this) that many authors out there - way more successful than me mind you - crank out narrative after narrative with no real personal connect... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 05, 2015 15:24 • 6 views
Tracy Maxwell Tracy Maxwell's blog:
I'm in Portland, OR this week speaking at two events - a luncheon for ovarian cancer survivors and a book event at the New Renaissance Book Store on May 12th from 7-8:30 p.m. Friday morning I am appearing on a local television morning show KATU's AM Northwest. I tell you all of this to invite you... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 05, 2015 14:49 • 34 views
Pascoe Sawyers Pascoe Sawyers's blog:
Only two sleeps until this whole election business is all over in the UK and the people get to decide who governs - or not, as the case may be. So, given my addition to creating top 10 tune lists, I couldn't resist having a quick go at one for what seems like the longest general election phony wa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 05, 2015 14:32 • 6 views
Elizabeth Fremantle Elizabeth Fremantle's blog:
I was so very proud to have Queen's Gambit chosen as one of the twenty World Book Night titles and also to have the opportunity to speak at the WBN event at the Shaw Theatre in London last week alongside authors, Lynda La Plante, Irvine Welsh, Sarah Winman and more.

Queen's Gambit was a particular... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 05, 2015 14:21 • 7 views
Emery Lord Emery Lord's blog:

me (bundled up in bed): i don’t think i can go out tonight after all. i’m sick, cough cough.

him (eyes narrowed): you’re not sick. you’re hiding a book under that comforter.

me: WHAT WHY I NEVER THIS IS AN OUTRAGE

him: *pulls back covers* *reveals 3 different books opened to different pages* I KNEW...

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Published on May 05, 2015 09:53 • 3 views
Mike Vardy Mike Vardy's blog:

spiral Galaxy

Great work requires both time and space, but you also need both attention and intention to deliver quality results.

But attention without intention is powerless. Why? Because unless you know why you’re dedicating energy, focus, and time to something it won’t get your full effort. The reason beh...

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Published on May 04, 2015 03:07 • 2 views
Vinny O'Hare Vinny O'Hare's blog:

Last-Captain-cover About The Last Captain: A Short Story:


Max Warwick endeavors to finish the sci-fi novel he’s been waiting his whole life to write, but finds discouragement around every turn. Amelia Royce, a young starship officer on a deep-space assignment, finds herself in the middle of a crisis, with the fa...

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Published on May 05, 2015 09:01 • 26 views
Jodi Ellen Malpas Jodi Ellen Malpas's blog:

Yes, I’m working on something new, and I’m so bloody excited about it! Let me introduce you to my new man…


The post Introducing my new man… appeared first on Jodi Ellen Malpas.

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Lawrence R. Spencer Lawrence R. Spencer's blog:
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Nikki Sex Nikki Sex's blog:
Accuse

Isolated by the dark secrets he carries, Grant Wilkinson, the damaged and decorated war hero, has always seen himself as a monster. He’s finally getting his life on track by embracing the help he needs from Renata Koreman, the equally damaged little mouse.


André Chevalier saw Grant and Renata’s...

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Published on May 04, 2015 22:02 • 10 views
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