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K.M. Weiland K.M. Weiland's blog:

What’s better than writing software that helps you outline your novels? How’s about writing software thatalso helps you write? That’s where the program Scrivener takes its whole game up a notch. Unlike other programs that are really only handy for one or the other, Scrivener offers amazing tools...

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Published on April 19, 2015 03:00 • 1 view
Robin McKinley Robin McKinley's blog:


Sorry everyone. I’m just so freaking tired.* It’s been a somewhat action-packed week/ten days/fortnight/century. The good news is that I haven’t knocked Peter over with the car again recently. YAAAAAY. But we’ve had three lots of visitors** and assorted emergencies.*** And Niall and I seem to be...

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Published on April 19, 2015 17:13 • 1 view
Quentin Wallace Quentin Wallace's blog:
Hello everyone!

I decided to take this opportunity to post about the Kindle Worlds stories I have written. For those unfamiliar with Kindle Worlds, it's basically licensed fan fiction on several different properties available through Amazon. This was actually where my first published fiction appe... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 17:46 • 1 view
George R.R. Martin George R.R. Martin's blog:
We have had another withdrawal from the Hugo ballot. BLACK GATE has withdrawn from the BEST FANZINE category. You can read their reasons why here: http://www.blackgate.com/

It is uncertain whether this withdrawal will be honored, since it comes too late. Sasquan's Hugo administrators announced tha... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 15:42 • 6 views
Paulo Coelho Paulo Coelho's blog:
One of Yu’s disciples was talking to a disciple of Rinzai: – My master is a man capable of doing miracles, that is why he is respected by all his pupils. I have seen him do things far beyond our capabilities. And your master? What great miracles can he do? – My master’s greatest miracle […]

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Published on April 19, 2015 17:17 • 1 view
Catherine Ryan Hyde Catherine Ryan Hyde's blog:














You know I always tip you when a book is on price promotion, because I think my readers deserve to save money on books. But this is not a novel. This is a rare example of a nonfiction title in my body of work. Not all of my readers will be interested, but those who are also writers might want to...

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Published on April 18, 2015 08:14 • 2 views
Catherine Dehdashti Catherine Dehdashti's blog:
Creating short, animated book trailers was so fun. I easily got two weeks worth of procrastination on the rest of my book marketing plan out of it. I would love feedback on them, and don't feel bad to be critical...I can make new ones!


The super-short ad-style book trailer for Roseheart (15 second... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 17:14 • 5 views
Brian Burt Brian Burt's blog:





My family and I just had the distinct pleasure of getting to see the Mythbusters dynamic duo, "Jamie and Adam Unleashed," live on stage during their current tour. We love the television show - amazingly, all three of my boys (ages 9 to 18) think it's extremely cool. It's one of those rare progra... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 17:08 • 5 views
Robert  Cummings Robert Cummings's blog:
I've started the final editing stages on "Into The Dark Void." John and I are excited for July 2015 and its release. I hope you're as pumped as I am.
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Published on April 19, 2015 16:52 • 21 views
Jennifer Perrine Jennifer Perrine's blog:
The fine folks at Virginia Arts of the Book Center are running a Kickstarter campaign to create a resource for exploring their large, diverse collection of moveable type. Backers who pledge $50 or more will receive a limited edition broadside of my poem, "If Life Gives You Lemons, Make."

Lemons no... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 15:42 • 10 views
Alexandra Bogdanovic Alexandra Bogdanovic's blog:
description It doesn't really matter if you've met me in person or in print. Either way, you always know where I stand on any issue. I speak my mind. I don't care what anyone thinks.
Yes, I am brash. I am outspoken... and opinionated.
So of course I love New York.
It's filthy. It's grimy. It's crowded. It's... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 16:17 • 35 views
Rick Soper Rick Soper's blog:
In the buildup to my release of The Environmentalist I'm doing a number of promotions including free days and giveaways here at Goodreads. Today is the free day for The Singer and at this point it's climbed all the way up to #2 in horror just ahead of Bram Stokers Dracula. I can't even begin to d... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 15:34 • 6 views
Sandrine Gasq-Dion Sandrine Gasq-Dion's blog:
Ryde the Lightning will be available April 30th!
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Published on April 19, 2015 15:19 • 22 views
Rival Gates Rival Gates's blog:
Author A.B. Funkhauser and I each answered a series of questions to be posted on the other’s blog. Today I am posting my colleague’s answers. A. B. will be posting mine on Wednesday. Enjoy!
Author Questionnaire

What are your thoughts on muses and do you have one?
Muses are mythical, compelling crea... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 15:11 • 6 views
Oliviu Craznic Oliviu Craznic's blog:
Oliviu Craznic Ceasul fantasmelor (The Witching Hour) by Oliviu Craznic"În prezent am și citesc Ceasul fantasmelor al lui Oliviu Crâznic , care nu este un roman oarecare, este o culegere de povești fantastice, mitice și istorice care a făcut ceva ce nu a mai reușit să facă nici o altă carte în ultimii 10 ani: m-a trimis la DEX."

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Published on April 19, 2015 15:08 • 37 views
Paul A. Myers Paul A. Myers's blog:
Greek Bonds and French Ladies

My satirical novel about modern European finance is free on Amazon today in the Kindle Edition.
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Published on April 19, 2015 14:49 • 26 views
John Prindle John Prindle's blog:
I've done a lot of reflecting on the final scene of Justified: a powerful moment between good guy Givens and bad guy Crowder, shared between glass in a maximum security prison.

This scene could have easily drifted into sappy, melodramatic cheez - yet it didn't, due to the excellent dialogue and su... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 14:44 • 8 views
Roy Huff Roy Huff's blog:
To give a little background behind the story, I need to backtrack to several years before the present.

In high school, I was a model student, straight-A’s, valedictorian and student body president. That was in spite of living in severe poverty and struggling with an absent father who had serious... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 18, 2015 18:15 • 5 views
Isabel Jordan Isabel Jordan's blog:
Short answer to this question? Write a great book that people want to read. (Duh, right?) Long answer? Well…it’s substantially more complicated than that. In fact, there are so many variables that might be effecting your sales that your head will hurt if you contemplate it for too long. But if yo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 14:37 • 1 view
Richard  McGowan Richard McGowan's blog:
Hear ye, hear ye! I didn't even know that April is National Poetry Month until today.

So this blog posting is about two-thirds of the way to being late to the party.

A dear friend of ours sent us some readings of her poetry, and that gave us the idea to try an experiment... (This is your final Guin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 14:27 • 7 views
Vera Q. Vera Q.'s blog:
Razzista della domenica, che non si capisce da cosa ti senti minacciato, tu hai quella fregola che - alcuni devono stare sotto -
Insita.
E malatissima.
E animalesca.
Le persone di sopra, le persone di sotto.
E se sposi questa scala di valori, sai che sopra di te c'è Dio e sotto di te i negri.
E la gera... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 14:26 • 22 views
Greg Strandberg Greg Strandberg's blog:
If you haven’t checked out the Jongurian novels yet, please do. I just had two new maps made, one for each continent – Adjuria and Jonguria.

For those that don’t know, this is like medieval Europe and ancient China, and they don’t much like each other. There’s a history of war, but now the two na... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 14:17 • 7 views
Rick Herrick Rick Herrick's blog:
Conservative Christians who support the recent spat of religious freedom laws should read the Bible. If they did, they would see Jesus eating with sinners and tax collectors. In acting this way, Jesus was making a significant statement in a society where self-righteous Jews hated both groups.

The... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 13:52 • 6 views
Shealy James Shealy James's blog:
I am pretty bad about writing reviews. I rate almost every book I read. Sometimes I go on a hiatus then forget, but for the most part I have rated every book I have read over the last three years on Goodreads. I spent a little time today writing some reviews, some good and others not great, but I... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 13:52 • 27 views
Bryan Lindenberger Bryan Lindenberger's blog:
I walked into the accounting office on my last day to discuss some matters with a very attractive and very married associate. She’d heard that I wrote fiction, so after taking care of mundane matters she asked some editing advice.

“Have you heard of Anne Rice?” she then asked.

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Published on April 19, 2015 13:32 • 25 views
Evelyn Aster Evelyn Aster's blog:
Hello!

I'm putting together my Goodreads page and discovered I already have some followers. Thank you so much!

I'm very excited to tell you that I have a new release out just on Kindle!

Corporate Fire

It's the first in my new Corporate Romance series. At the end of it is a teaser for the next book in... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 13:30 • 19 views
Dwayne Fry Dwayne Fry's blog:
I haven't given away a lot of stuff lately, so I am going to be really generous in May. Four, count 'em FOUR of my stories will be free in May!

Here are the stories and the dates you can steal them from me:

We Fear the Living -- May 4-8
Austism -- May 11-15
Rachel, Roswell & The Alien -- May 18-... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 13:16 • 14 views
Adrienne  Woods Adrienne Woods's blog:
Hi everyone,

So I haven't been busy at all the past week as I'm on vacation with my beautiful family and spending it on the Southern Coast of South Africa.
It's beautiful here, and the sun was shining most of it, so we really had a wonderful, wonderful time, but now I'm almost ready to get back to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 13:07 • 8 views
Kathryn Albright Kathryn Albright's blog:
Quickly approaching is the Wisconsin Romance Writers annual conference known as the Write Touch Conference. This year it will be in Milwaukee and dovetail with Barbara Vey’s Readers Luncheon! There will be lots of rubbing elbows with famous writers ~ Eloisa James, Mary Buckham, and of course, man... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 12:52 • 7 views
S.J. Lewis S.J. Lewis's blog:
It's said that truth is stranger than fiction because fiction has to make sense. I can say from experience that real life often produces scenes that would be regarded as too much of a stretch for good fiction.
Years ago, my three sons and I had a family tradition of visiting the Pennsylvania Rena... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 12:25 • 6 views
Vincent Zandri Vincent Zandri's blog:
The following essay is now appearing at The Vincent Zandri Vox: http://vincentzandri.blogspot.com/201...

Do you plot, plan, outline? Or, do you just go where your characters lead you? Why?...

...Seems like a straightforward set of questions, doesn’t it. But in truth, the answer’s not so simple. On... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 12:24 • 11 views
Alexandra Ivy Alexandra Ivy's blog:
The Dragons of Eternity were once creatures of mist and legend. Now they’ve returned to the world, prepared to claim what’s rightfully theirs…


Tayla is desperate for a place to call home. After years on the run, the young imp impulsively buys a teahouse and is determined to build a new life. Unfo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 12:22 • 20 views
Laurelin Paige Laurelin Paige's blog:
June 30, 2015 from St. Martin's Press
Welcome to the sexy, crazy, wildly unpredictable world of modern matchmaking, where fixing up strangers is part of the job--but falling in love is an occupational hazard…
HE'S THE PERFECT CATCH.Blake Donovan is tall, handsome, rich, and successful--so why wou... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 31, 2015 18:14 • 6 views
Austin Scott Collins Austin Scott Collins's blog:
Elitism is one of my peeves. I don't just mean callous CEOs, disdainful hipsters and sneering 15-year-old Internet trolls, either. I mean anyone with a superiority complex exhibiting any kind of presumptuous behavior. Such people probably think their scornful scowls are a means of asserting their... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 12:09 • 38 views
Rebecca Lloyd Rebecca Lloyd's blog:
I'd love to be able to find something good to say about the act of self-publishing. Perhaps there is just one thing that's not discouraging, and it's that the numbers of vanity publishers who prey on writers with big egos and little understanding of the publishing business, have reduced in the wa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 11:54 • 11 views
Stacey Marie Brown Stacey Marie Brown's blog:
Beginning of May the 1st chapter of The Barrier Between will be going out in my newsletter!! Sign up now so you don't miss the return of Sprig, Zoey, and Ryker!

www.staceymariebrown.com (home page in right column)

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City in Embers (Collector, #1) by Stacey Marie Brown Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 11:32 • 32 views
Mel Bossa Mel Bossa's blog:

I remember when I first started writing years back, I’d set my sights on Dreamspinner Press and it’s bunnamedeen a long road, but I finally have a book coming out with them on May 18th. And to add to my excitement, the great Paul Richmond designed the cover, which is gorgeous. Those pink balloons atop W...

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Published on April 19, 2015 11:11 • 10 views
Hannah  Johnson Hannah Johnson's blog:
Hello everyone! This month marks the three year anniversary of the release of Know Not Why -- I can't believe the time has flown so quickly, and I am so thankful for your readership and support.

To celebrate this most illustrious of anniversaries (or ... something), Know Not Why is on sale until... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 11:17 • 8 views
Andrea  Smith Andrea Smith's blog:
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Published on April 19, 2015 11:09 • 30 views
Gerald Freeman Gerald Freeman's blog:
Bid promo weekend with both my books at 0.99 April 24th, 25th and 26th April 2015.
These books are part of a journey I call Get A Life. I wasnt happy with the life I was being told to live, so I went out in search of one I wanted.
http://geraldfreeman.blogspot.pt/2015...
Kill Daddy
I Don't Believe Go... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 11:05 • 34 views
Karen Gammons Karen Gammons's blog:
Today is "Blogger/Vlogger Bites" Sunday. I changed the name and added vlogger, since I have been telling y' all (my Southern speak is playing into my typing) about some vloggers that I watch. I have to say that Read by Zoe, is one of my favorite vloggers, next to Benjamin of the Tomes, of course.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 10:50 • 25 views
Laurie Jake Laurie Jake's blog:
This week marks the 22nd Take Our Daughters to work day, and although it now includes taking our sons and daughters to work, the mission remains the same. According to the Take Our Daughters and Sons to work Day Foundation, "Exposing girls and boys to what a parent or mentor in their lives does d... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 10:43 • 16 views
Nick Bolock Nick Bolock's blog:
This interval of time's blog post is brought to you by the letter D, and in part by viewers like you!

In a way, I'm not lying at all.

My blog today comes in the form of a question that someone asked me. Now this person bought a copy of Rising Seas a few months... Well, almost a year back. (I can't... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 19, 2015 10:41 • 14 views
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