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Oliviu Craznic Oliviu Craznic's blog:
Oliviu CraznicConform unor dicționare (relativ) recente (dicționarele clasice, Șăineanu 1929 și Scriban 1939, referindu-se, în mod corect - după se va vedea mai jos - la cuvântul „enorm” ca la un superlativ în sine - mai mult, ca la un superlativ referitor strict la dimensiuni, însemnând „mare peste măsură”),... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2017 07:11 • 11 views
Elizabeth Morgan Elizabeth Morgan's blog:
Stop by and check out the fab excerpt from Lucy's re-release!

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Published on January 21, 2017 06:53 • 1 view
T.J. Klune T.J. Klune's blog:
You ready?

Coming February 27th, the wedding of Paul and Vince.

Pre-order:

https://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/boo...

Blurb:

Together with their families and friends

Paul Auster

and

Vincent Taylor

request the honor of your company at the celebration of their marriage.


Cover by Reese Dante (notice the chubb... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2017 06:29 • 21 views
Frederick Meekins Frederick Meekins's blog:
So how is it that ministries once outspoken against Domionism are now celebrating a Kabbalistic notion that Trump is in the messianic bloodline? A number of rabbis supposedly believe that Trump is in the messianic bloodline. If Christians are obligated to fawn all over such remarks because they w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2017 06:25 • 11 views
Michael Brachman Michael Brachman's blog:
The web site WaitButWhy.com is so completely awesome, you should stop reading this article right now and go there instead. The author, Tim Urban, has created a repository of knowledge and musings that transcends the usual blather of blogs, like this one, and elevates into a fairly unique and emin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2017 06:22 • 75 views
Russell  Whitehead Russell Whitehead's blog:
In my last post,I talked about the concept ofcomposting with regard to creativity and imagination in writing. I had just read Neil Gaiman's Stardust for the first time and noticed certain similarities in my work and his. Which, ironically was something he spoke about in a speech on Writing and th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2017 23:27 • 32 views
Laurel Richards Laurel Richards's blog:
Not every vampire book has to be dark or edgy. For those times when you want something lighter or even humorous, there are now a lot of vampire books out there in a..ha, ha...lighter vein.


Books I Recommend:


Fred Saberhagen’s The Dracula Tapes and the rest of the Dracula series —such a droll sens... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2017 05:20 • 22 views
Anno Nomius Anno Nomius's blog:
MAGA

The mantra,
Make America great again !
A slogan so often repeated...
In one mans presidential campaign.

But which America will be great again ?
Will it be American white ?
Or will it be American black ?
Or was it a gimmick, and mere sound bytes.

But Americans responded.
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Published on January 21, 2017 05:40 • 38 views
Vanda M. Denton Vanda M. Denton's blog:
The legitimisation process in the subjugation of women.

A quote from The Smile

There must be no errors. No one wanted to embarrass her husband by forcing him to inflict a public punishment on a wife who was shamefully spoiling their fun. We were proud, both of our married state and our prim behavio... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2017 05:12 • 12 views
Benjamin Riggs Benjamin Riggs's blog:
Today is the dreaded day. Donald Trump will stand in front of Chief Justice Roberts—where the likes of Lincoln, Woodrow Wilson, Teddy Roosevelt, and FDR have stood before him—and be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States.It’s really hard for me to watch Donald Trump become President... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2017 07:58 • 1 view
Victoria Lynn Victoria Lynn's blog:
I have been wanting to go out to see a particular movie for several weeks. Well, to be perfectly honest, I really wanted the chance to get out and dress up. It had pretty much been since Christmas. . . We all got sick and then helped renovate and move my brothers into their house. […] Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2017 17:43 • 14 views
Jeremy Mifsud Jeremy Mifsud's blog:

Like a dog on a tight leash

bound to its master,

I have spun around the tiny room

that I am constrained to.


Only now I have realised

that I have been chained,

after seeing you paralysed

when you got coiled

by the leash you put around my neck.


I wonder to myself

how this happened to be.


You cannot bear

a day...

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Published on January 21, 2017 02:18 • 2 views
Tia M. Grubb Tia M. Grubb's blog:

I’ve avoided this conversation for the most part, but today of all days this conversation can not be avoided.

I live in The United States and we have come to a troubling time. I know that some would disagree, though the majority does not, but our democracy is flawed. The brokensystem of the Elect...

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Published on January 20, 2017 12:39 • 11 views
Didi Oviatt Didi Oviatt's blog:

Colleen Hoover, Author of several NYT bestsellers raised OVER $60,000 in ONE DAY for a local homeless boyin her area. That’s right, over 60 grand!! The Go Fund Me account that Colleen wrote raised so much so fast that there was no need to keep it open longer than a day! Although it’s nowclosed fo...

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Published on January 20, 2017 08:53 • 13 views
Penny Reid Penny Reid's blog:

Some thoughts about love…

I have a lot of love for humanity. I know that’s not a popular sentiment at the moment, and that’s a-okay.

Loving someone doesn’t mean you have to subscribe to her/his beliefs. Love isn’t about agreeing 100% of the time, and it isn’t about perfection. It’s about wanting...

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Published on January 20, 2017 16:42 • 28 views
Susanne Meyer-Fitzsimmons Susanne Meyer-Fitzsimmons's blog:














Are your thoughts helping to build you up, or tear you down? That's the question Lesley Alderman poses in his recent NY Times article on conquering negative thinking. You can think yourself into a spiral of negativity and only see gloom and doom. You can keep moping. You can believe that ev...

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Published on January 20, 2017 10:40 • 1 view
Ameriie Ameriie's blog:
I discovered a fantastic designer at the end of 2016. DanielSilverstain puts an incredible amount of thought into his designs, and I completely fell for the White.City collection. It was inspired by the Bauhaus movement... Read More Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2017 09:00 • 15 views
Mary Potter Kenyon Mary Potter Kenyon's blog:

My husband had traveled a bit before I met him. Not much, mind you, but he’dvisited Colorado, and a couple other states. Me? I was 18, and fresh out of high-school the summer we met. The farthest my parentshad takenus was to visit my grandparents in Stacyville, IA. There was no such thing as a fa...

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Published on January 20, 2017 18:26 • 12 views
Jen Talty Jen Talty's blog:

I just finished a rewrite of a draft of a book titled: The Butterfly Murders, which I set in Rochester, New York, which has always ranked high in most dangerous cities in New York State.


Rochester is the 7th largest community in the state with a population of 209,802 (this does not include the sur...

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Published on January 20, 2017 14:28 • 13 views
Abigayle Claire Abigayle Claire's blog:
TODAY IS THE DAY!!!! I present to you my 75th post. (And my cover!)


I finally get to share my beautiful cover with all of you, straight from my talented watercolor artist, Mandy Cave(to be featured in my newsletter). She did a wonderful job with the painting and my uncle Michael Foley made the te... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2017 00:00 • 12 views
Katie Lewington Katie Lewington's blog:

REVISED AND UPDATED.


Just: A Sign of the Times is a collection of poetry, with inspirational musings, my own experiences and observations from my life at the ages of sixteen and seventeen.


Split into four chapters, Chapter One contains Inspirational poems that will urge you to write and to live.


Cha...

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Published on January 21, 2017 01:17 • 1 view
Agris Fakingsons Agris Fakingsons's blog:
Kopš laika, kad aktīvi sāku lasīt grāmatas, tieši Viļa Lācīša stroikas romāns, šķiet, bija pirmais, kuram Latvijā dzirdēju piedēvējam dižpārdokļa statusu. Ar laiku arī es sakāroju šo grāmatu, tomēr veikalos tā vairs nebija dabūjama. Protams, centos sameklēt lietotu šīs grāmatas eksemplāru, bet vi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2017 10:28 • 13 views
T.S. Paul T.S. Paul's blog:



Get your MUG today. (Sorry, the Unicorn doesn't come with it.)


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This is a giant military base and preserve do people here not know how to read signs? The Magical Crimes RV is big. Almost forty feet long it can be a bit impressive when it pulls up next to you. The gate guard house a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2017 09:44 • 12 views
Ken Craft Ken Craft's blog:


In education, lectures are vilified with good reason. They are boring. They are so much bombast. They are inflicted by vainglorious pontificators on passive victims who must endure or find ways to daydream through it all.


What happens, though, when a speaker is so knowledgeable, silver-tongued, a...

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Published on January 21, 2017 04:36 • 16 views
Claudia Casper Claudia Casper's blog:
Discussed:


Trump's Wall,

The Mercy Journals,

The Reconstruction,

climate change


Claudia Casper’s futuristic third novel,The Mercy Journals(Arsenal 2016) foretold Trump’s threatened wall between the U.S. and Mexico. It has been shortlisted for the Philip K. Dick Award in the US for the best work of...

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Published on January 20, 2017 20:34 • 11 views
M.L. Rio M.L. Rio's blog:

Hey friends! Want to win an ARC ofIf We Were Villainsand read it before everybody else? You can enter our first Goodreads giveaway here:

https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/218768-if-we-were-villains

Good luck!

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Published on January 20, 2017 09:29 • 12 views
Maya Chhabra Maya Chhabra's blog:

…and other rewards at my Patreon!


For $1, you can read exclusive unpublished poetry. For $10, get a poem on a subject of your choice, and for $20, you get to pick a book for me to review!


Plus if I hit $75 total, I will fix and post my translation of Boris Pasternak’s first Dramatic Fragment, a 191...

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Published on January 20, 2017 19:20 • 11 views
Lee Strauss Lee Strauss's blog:

Post-Christmas budget blues gotyou down? Enter for a chance to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card.Entering is easy and there are lots of options. Simply click the link belowand decide how you would like to enter. Contest runs until Jan 27th.


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Published on January 20, 2017 06:00 • 11 views
S. Jane Sloat S. Jane Sloat's blog:
One of the found poems I wrote using Stephen King's Misery, The Wreck, is up at Sixth Finch.
I'm still working on this project, but am thinking of moving on soon, maybe to another book. A motivating factor behind Misery was I had to do it - it was my assignment as part of a larger group. I worry t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2017 00:29 • 15 views
Abbie Roads Abbie Roads's blog:
Favorite Lines Friday: January 20, 2017

You’re a writer. You’re awesome. Share your favorite lines from your novel here.





*Open to published and unpublished writers*

This is a positive place for writers! A place where you can show off your writing!


In the comments, post some of your favorite lines fr...

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Published on January 20, 2017 05:00 • 12 views
C.M. Bacon C.M. Bacon's blog:
It has been a long time coming. For those of you waiting with eager anticipation, I'd like you to know the next book in the Gewgaws series is coming alongnicely. If all goes to plan, I expect "The Knick-Knack Nightmare" (or TKKN for short) to be out sometime the 2nd half of this year. Stay tuned,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2017 04:38 • 11 views
N.R. Walker N.R. Walker's blog:

If you haven’t had a chance to read Henry and Reed’s story in The Weight Of It All, now is the time to grab it!


At just 99c, it’s a bargain!


You can find it at BookBub!


Or at Amazon!



Blurb:


After being dumped by his long-term boyfriend for being overweight, Henry Beckett decides to make some drasti...

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Published on January 20, 2017 16:22 • 11 views
William Jiang William Jiang's blog:

Author’s note: so far, I’m blessed to have gotten a total of slightly over 8,000 readers of my books, spreading my messages of hope and healing in over 90% of the marketplaces that Amazon sells. A shocking realization that I had tonight while sitting with a friend at a favourite cafet was that th...

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Published on January 20, 2017 17:33 • 1 view
Walter Slovo Walter Slovo's blog:
Kniha Ira Levina „Rosemary má děťátko“ mě štvala. Tím, jak je napínavá. Jak je čtivá. A dobrá. To se stává, když se spisovatel dostane ke kvalitnímu čtivu. Ale není za tím závist. Jen chuť čist víc tak dobrých titulů, které autorovi napoví, jak psát lépe.

ZAČÍNÁ TO S KLIŠÉ

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Published on January 21, 2017 04:35 • 1 view
Mariann Kaasik Mariann Kaasik's blog:

Mõni aeg tagasi saadeti mulle üks tagasihoidlik puhastusvahend nimega Nr 1 (link).Koostisainetelt on tegemist ökotootega, aga ökomärgist firma veel taodelnud pole, ehk tulevikus teevad sedagi. Nende sõnul võib vahendit võib julgelt kasutada kõigil pindadel – nii kõvadel kui pehmetel.


Väidetaval pu...

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Published on January 21, 2017 01:52 • 11 views
Kellyn Roth Kellyn Roth's blog:

I decided y’all need a tour of a published author’s room so when y’all are published authors, you’ll have some ideas for décor.


Okay, who am I kidding? I just want to show off my organizational skills … which are really awful, by the way.


To fend off the boredom, I’vegot a bunch of random poems pos...

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Published on January 20, 2017 14:36 • 13 views
Hannah Heath Hannah Heath's blog:
So you're writing a fantasy novel? You're going to need a starter bag: Do you have your hero? Check. Your sidekick? Check. Your villain? Check. Your magic system? Check. Your different races (elves, dwarves, humans, etc)? Check. That big forest all fantasy characters invariably have to travel thr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2017 06:39 • 12 views
Sara Nović Sara Nović's blog:

Hi! I think it’s great that you’re learning to sign! No harm there certainly–the problem only lies in cultural appropriation, so when hearing people learn sign for their own gain rather than respecting Deaf people and Deaf culture. For example, often hearing people teach their hearing babies sign...

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Published on January 20, 2017 20:33 • 1 view
Stephanie Garber Stephanie Garber's blog:

It’s Eleven days Jenny Bentuntil Caraval releases, so I thought it would be fun to share a little bit about how it sold. This picture is one of my favorite screenshots—it’s also one of the happiest memories of my life.

For those of you who don’t know Jenny Bent (the awesome woman in the picture) she is my...

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Published on January 20, 2017 09:27 • 13 views
Rod Dreher Rod Dreher's blog:

I apologize for these dashed-off thoughts below. I’ve been traveling all day and unable to get online. I’ve got a dinner to get to shortly, and I want to get something up. I heard the Inaugural Address on the radio while driving. Here’s what I think.


TAC founder Pat Buchanan didn’t get to give a P...

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Published on January 20, 2017 16:26 • 12 views
Jilly Gagnon Jilly Gagnon's blog:
To me, today is still 2016, the calendar-stretching capstone on a very, VERY tough year.The space-time continuum has been feeling a bit out of whack, after all.There are political thinkers far more nuanced than I am, and there are activists who have made it their life's work to organize in the fa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2017 09:17 • 12 views
Micah Klug Micah Klug's blog:


The post Amazing & Easy Sloppy Joes appeared first on Home Faith Family.

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Published on January 18, 2017 20:04 • 10 views
Rahul Kanakia Rahul Kanakia's blog:

Recently in the course of one day, my mom and a good friend and my fiance all asked me, “What’s going on with you?”

And for each person I genuinely searched my memory, trying to think of anything, and all I could come up with was, “Nothing.”

My life is not very eventful. During the day I rarely l...

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Published on January 20, 2017 16:11 • 11 views
Ioana Chicet-Macoveiciuc Ioana Chicet-Macoveiciuc's blog:
ACEST ARTICOL APARȚINE UNEI CITITOARE CARE ȘI-A DORIT PUBLICAREA LUI AICI, PENTRU VOI E o întrebare pe care mi-am pus-o des în ultima perioadă,...
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Published on January 21, 2017 01:11 • 1 view
Lucy     Williams Lucy Williams's blog:

I know you can see right through my smile to the frightened woman crouched at the back of my mind.


I watch as you wade through the paper, thin layers that fall like tears from my body.


Dropping to your knees beside my broken self you wrap me in your arms and I know I am finally safe.



By Lucy Willia...

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Published on January 20, 2017 08:38 • 11 views
Daniel W. Kelly Daniel W. Kelly's blog:

It’s modern horror time! So which film from this eclectic trio was my favorite? Let’s take a look.

BANG BANG BABY (2014)

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A sci-fi musical about 1960s rock ‘n’ roll and a chemical leak that turns people in a small town into mutants? Sounds like my kind of movie. Plus, it stars Jane Levy of the...

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Published on January 20, 2017 08:41 • 1 view
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