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Donna Lynn Hope Donna Lynn Hope's blog:
The year when Hitler declared "total war," the great depression ended, and the year that bread, shoes and metal were rationed. Bread, BTW, cost 10 cents a loaf and a used truck would set you back 50.00. "In The Mood" by Glenn Miller was big band at it's best, and men and women, despite widespread... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2014 23:22 • 2 views
Paula Marie Pettis Paula Marie Pettis's blog:
4th Commandment: Honor thy father and thy mother. Exodus 20:12

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Sara Petersen Sara Petersen's blog:
On Her Way Home will be available for free kindle download from Amazon.com for the next five days. Happy reading!
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Published on August 22, 2014 23:18 • 2 views
John  Goode John Goode's blog:
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Derrolyn Anderson Derrolyn Anderson's blog:









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Published on August 22, 2014 22:54 • 14 views
Bradley Poage Bradley Poage's blog:
Hey everyone!

I hope everyone has had a great summer.

I have been working on several new Bedtime Tales and hope to have them out very soon.

Please check back for updates!
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Published on August 22, 2014 22:19 • 17 views
Sammie Ward Sammie Ward's blog:
I had so much fun putting together a animated video for "Love To Behold" over at GoAnimate. It only took about 30 minutes to complete with the edits I made. I am still laughing. Have fun watching..


Love To Behold by 0817kings on GoAnimate
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Published on August 22, 2014 22:18 • 19 views
C. Mack Lewis C. Mack Lewis's blog:
Why am I obsessed with 'Invasion of the Body Snatchers'? I have watched the 1959 movie with Kevin McCarthy 3 times, I have watched the Donald Sutherland version 2 times and I have listened to the audiobook twice. Forget the newest remake of the movie - it's a clunker.

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Published on August 22, 2014 21:23 • 26 views
Cathy Jackson Cathy Jackson's blog:
No. No. Wait! This is not a negative post. Hang on..

Today's word count for my WIP (tentatively titled) "Lost & Found" is zilch. I know what I need to write but I don't want to! I know the chapter and how it should be written. For that matter I know how the entire book should be written but I... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2014 20:56 • 71 views
Rival Gates Rival Gates's blog:
Here is your Saturday excerpt from “Quest for the Red Sapphire. Enjoy.
“It is safe, Anvar. You can come out of the corner.” In the far corner of the deck, between a chimney and wall, came the sight of a small orange light. After having puffed his pipe, Anvar exited the shadows and walked over to h... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2014 20:39 • 14 views
Helene Cardona Helene Cardona's blog:
The Friends of the Claremont Library proudly present a reading by Hélène Cardona and John FitzGerald, reading from their new books, Dreaming my Animal Selves and Favorite Bedtime Stories, respectively.

As always, this event is free and open to the public. Light snacks will be provided, and poets w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2014 20:36 • 52 views
S.J.D. Peterson S.J.D. Peterson's blog:
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The dew glistening on the grass in the early-morning light gave the impression that each blade had been infused with brilliant, flawless diamonds. The sun just beginning to crest above the horizon cast the field in a stunning orange glow. Special Agent Todd Hutchinson, known simply as Hu... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2014 04:57 • 13 views
Dannye Williamsen Dannye Williamsen's blog:
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"Because we are conditioned by society to be cautious and skeptical, we tend to make note of the negative aspects of every situation without even realizing it." - Metaphysical Minute [Negative Emotions] by Dannye Williamsen Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2014 15:54 • 12 views
John     Fitzgerald John Fitzgerald's blog:
The Friends of the Claremont Library proudly present a reading by Hélène Cardona and John FitzGerald, reading from their new books, Dreaming my Animal Selves and Favorite Bedtime Stories, respectively.

As always, this event is free and open to the public. Light snacks will be provided, and poets w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2014 20:27 • 53 views
Melissa Graves Melissa Graves's blog:


Bleeding Heart is now#1 on Goodreads “Best M/M Fantasy Books of 2014”!


SO AMAZING! Thanks all!

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Published on August 22, 2014 11:29 • 4 views
Heather Webber Heather Webber's blog:
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Published on August 22, 2014 04:03 • 15 views
Golden Keyes Parsons Golden Keyes Parsons's blog:

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The Renewed Heart – Part 2
Matters of the Heart Series

Are you working hard for Jesus, but have left your first love?In the Book of Revelation, Jesus complimented the church at Ephesus. He knew they had worked hard, persevered and not grown weary in their work for Him. However, he had a word of a...

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Published on August 21, 2014 12:46 • 16 views
Leigh Carron Leigh Carron's blog:

Provocative Contemporary Romance

One reader calls today’s highly-entertaining read, FAT GIRL (A Provocative Romance) by Leigh Carron, “…one HOT, emotional, and all-around EXCELLENT contemporary romance!” The first book in this provocative two-part series about love and self-acceptance now boasts...

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Published on August 22, 2014 14:12 • 6 views
Maddie Dawson Maddie Dawson's blog:
Okay, so I don't really have a kid going off to college this year, but I wrote this a few years ago when I did. So this is for all of you who this week are packing up your car (and what's left of your heart) and getting ready for the Big Goodbye. Trust me, it's going to be okay.


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Published on August 22, 2014 20:02 • 40 views
Patricia A. Knight Patricia A. Knight's blog:
Picture Picture ALMOST something for nothing!
To launch Pre-Orders ofHERS TO CLAIM, Book 4 in the Verdantia Series,I am offering a $119.00 Kindle Paperwhite for $2.99, and GIVING AWAY signed bookmarks and an autographed paperback copy of each title in the series: Hers To Command, Hers To Choose &... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2014 17:43 • 13 views
Marcha A. Fox Marcha A. Fox's blog:

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Avoid adverbs and adjectives whenever possible. For example, rather than saying, He walked slowly say, He strolled or He dragged his feet. Using exactly the right word brings clarity and moves the story along more quickly. Verbs are powerful; use them properly and they strengthen your writing.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2014 12:14 • 6 views
Nicholas  C. Rossis Nicholas C. Rossis's blog:
Athens is very hot today. We have reached temperatures in the upperthirties(100 F) while the weather service is promising new …

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Published on August 21, 2014 22:00 • 14 views
A.J. DeWall A.J. DeWall's blog:




SEND ME YOUR DOOM AND GLOOM!


Want to see all the negativity you’ve held onto—regrets, worries, fears, sadness, anger—burn in a raging fire?


On Friday August 29th I’ll be in Santa Fe for the annual burning of Zozobra, “Old Man Gloom.” (Click here to see my earlier post about Zozobra.)


The box in the...

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Published on August 21, 2014 16:23 • 2 views
Amanda Hough Amanda Hough's blog:
Interior monologue is the literary term for a character's thoughts in a novel.
And using interior monologue (direct speech) in fiction can be a fantastic literary device to gain insight in a character. Fiction readers getting to hear a character's thoughts directly is one of the joys of reading b... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2014 19:55 • 13 views
Becky    Johnson Becky Johnson's blog:
2 out of 5 stars

This book wasn't all bad. The suspense story line was good. Fast moving. Nice twists and turns. Betrayal, explosions, car chases. Everything you could ask for in a suspense novel. I found the characters cliché, and I have never met a four year old as clear headed as Tyler. He must... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 21, 2014 19:46 • 16 views
Denise Drespling Denise Drespling's blog:
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photo from Flickr via Creative Commons from BasicGov



Sometimes I think about giving up.


It’s usually one of those days where, for whatever reason, I’ve encountered some form of rejection (or perceived rejection) in regards to my writing.


But not always. It’s just as easy to think my book is awesome...

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Published on August 22, 2014 05:00 • 14 views
Mardi Maxwell Mardi Maxwell's blog:
$0.99 cents for To Love and Obey for a limited time at Amazon. If you've been wondering what all the buzz is about then here's your chance to read the first book in this series for only .99 cents. The sale ends September 14, 2014.

If you love romance, suspense, hot guys and sassy women as well as... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2014 19:41 • 19 views
Leonard Jacobson Leonard Jacobson's blog:
"All of your past selves are walking behind you,
like a shadow, waiting for you to awaken fully.
Waiting for you to return home.
To the Oneness.
To love, wisdom, silence and compassion.
The child you once were is still with you.
It is waiting to receive the unconditional love
and acceptance which it... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2014 19:36 • 13 views
Dalia Rehab Dalia Rehab's blog:
يومان طويلان، والكثير من التفاصيل، أبسطها أنني لم أنعم بقسطي من الكسل السبوعي المحبب، ولكن هذا لا يضايقتي، فالتجربة و التفاصيل تستحق كل الارهاق الذي أشعر به، لكن لو أن الصداع يتوقف! ، لو أنني استطيع ببساطة النوم دون التفكير؟ لو أنني أستطيع الثرثرة هنا دون أن يخل ذلك بما في جعبتي من نص لم يكتب بعد... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2014 13:41 • 14 views
Felix Abt Felix Abt's blog:


NORTH KOREANS OUTSIDE THE CONCENTRATION CAMPS – AT THE BEACH!

Western media has relentlessly vilified North Korea over the last few decades, preferring to focus on the mass starvation that followed the series of natural disasters in the 1990s, exaggerating the scale of concentration camp incarcer...

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Published on August 22, 2014 16:43 • 5 views
Eleanor Gustafson Eleanor Gustafson's blog:

No, that’s not a spelling mistake. Read on.


I am a Gustafson. Before marriage I was an Emmans. My father’s middle name was Titus, named after his mother’s maiden name.


Titus. Hold that name.


A week ago, Jim and I visited a cemetery in Hackettstown NJ. Atop a modest rise we found a dramatic monumen...

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Published on August 22, 2014 06:16 • 12 views
Don Lively Don Lively's blog:
Starting today, and for a week, The Social Event Kindle ebook is £0.99 at Amazon.co.uk. That is 50% off. If you are a reader of Dystopian fiction then you will want to investigate this, at the very least. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2014 19:26 • 16 views
Blak Rayne Blak Rayne's blog:
Welcome to BRB, everyone! My guest today is an author of mixed talent. She writes in several genres and she's good at it. So, let's get the interview started. It's great to have you here today, Ashley. Thank you for stopping by! :) What genre do your currently write? And, is
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Published on August 21, 2014 23:01 • 7 views
Lisa Anne Morris Lisa Anne Morris's blog:

What is the deal with Republicans refusing to raise the minimum wage? Oh yeah…I forgot. They aren’t interested in us slaves. Just let us work for the privilege of having a roof over our heads, and maybe we can eat.


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Published on August 21, 2014 18:45 • 6 views
Kevin R. Doyle Kevin R. Doyle's blog:
Issue #26 of Night to Dawn magazine is out, which includes my short story "By the Screened-in Back Porch." It can be found at B&N, Amazon and Lulu, but the direct link to the publication info is here: http://bloodredshadow.com/about/night.... Problem is, this now leaves me with no original sh... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2014 19:17 • 13 views
Nic Starr Nic Starr's blog:

I wanted to share this video because of itsreally important message. You may havealready seen it because its been around for a while but I hadn’t (thanks for Sara York who shared on FB and brought it to my attention).


The song is beautiful and sad.



Do take the time to read the message at the end of...

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Published on August 21, 2014 14:00 • 9 views
J.C. Valentine J.C. Valentine's blog:
It's been a while since I've posted any updates. I've been terribly busy writing and promoting and conjuring up new ideas for more stories.

I have to tell you, I am blown away by the response to Tapout. You all loved Jami and Ally so much that I've been getting all kinds of wonderful messages ask... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 21, 2014 16:34 • 9 views
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