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P.J. Roscoe P.J. Roscoe's blog:
So, it's Monday and it is full Autumn here in North Wales. I sit here huddled in a shawl whilst typing another chapter of 'In-between Worlds'. This is me having a break!!
I wrote an article last week on '12 things NOT to do in an interview'. Not my usual article to write, but I really enjoyed spre... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 20, 2014 04:01 • 19 views
Justin Sheedy Justin Sheedy's blog:
Author Justin Sheedy is delighted to see his upcoming book, “Memoirs of a Go-Go Dancer”, taking shape. Out for this Christmas, “Memoirs of a G0-Go Dancer” is Sheedy’s 4th book and long-awaited sequel to his 1st, “Goodbye Crackernight”, his ‘shared memoir’ of growing up in 1970s Australia – when a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 20, 2014 04:02 • 2 views
Konstantina Koraki Konstantina Koraki's blog:
One day the students had this assignment, to write their own poem. The poem was supposed to be pleasant and sensible with no general or abstract ideas. Its content should be about something s-p-e-c-i-f-i-c. In-timidated stressed this point. Andariasmeni made the unfortunate remark that “this woul... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 20, 2014 02:36 • 6 views
Mark  Donnelly Mark Donnelly's blog:
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Honour OUR SOS Art Exhibition; A Call to Cross-Arced (Saltire) Military Arms: Strength and Full-Figured Honour; Victory’s Peace and Full-Figured Honour. Whereby 218 Counsul Suffectus’s (Yoked Seats in Home’s Full=Figured Senate, the Arm of Brutality, the Foot of Peace) Seated Terms Appr...
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Published on October 20, 2014 02:17 • 95 views
Karen   Tucker Karen Tucker's blog:
In an attempt to get some useful feedback from people who know about these things (not just friends and family, who all love what I write), I've joined a couple of local writers' groups in Tunbridge Wells.

One of these is a largely informal gathering every two weeks, although they do hold events w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 20, 2014 01:22 • 9 views
N.  Davis N. Davis's blog:
Alexander looked up, Amphitrite appeared to be unaffected by the spinning and rocking of the ship. He could hear the yells of the crew and captain from below deck. Next to him Catharine said something, but he could not understand what it was… http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/s/ref=is_...

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Published on October 20, 2014 00:35 • 35 views
Kathy Sharp Kathy Sharp's blog:
“My goodness, there are two of you,” said the nurse, conversationally. “They have just brought the other one in. Same injuries – cracked rib, sprained ankle. How very funny.”
“Tis, isn’t it?” said the porter, chuckling.
I took off my goggles with difficulty. I could see nothing to laugh about. Well... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 20, 2014 00:02 • 126 views
Lilo Abernathy Lilo Abernathy's blog:
Ohhh, my dear Bibliophiles, have I got a treat for you. I present you with a book that opens SIX WAYS! It can be read SIX WAYS too! Yes, it is true. And there is more. Ohh, so much more . . .

I read the article on this book and saw a link to Erik Kwakkel's blog. I clicked on it and struck gold. G... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 19, 2014 08:49 • 7 views
Patrick Jennings-Mapp Patrick Jennings-Mapp's blog:
Bless you Angelica - wherever you are!

Bless you Angelica – wherever you are!


I suppose it’s true that a picture is worth a thousand words. Unfortunately, these pictures are only worth about 500 – tops. Gojira (pictured) reads over my shoulder all day, but I don’t mind. For a giant, radioactive dinosaur, Gojira is a very good guardian...

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Published on October 19, 2014 17:06 • 7 views
Jill Walker Rettberg Jill Walker Rettberg's blog:

[Open Access Week in 2014 is October 20-26.]


Have you noticed that scholarly books are getting more and more expensive? It’s not just the journals that are exorbitantly priced. Yesterday I didn’t buy a really interesting anthology in my field because it cost over $100. More and more of the monogr...

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Published on October 19, 2014 07:45 • 10 views
Elizabeth Rawls Elizabeth Rawls's blog:
So, you want to write a book! You have some great ideas for it, and now it’s time to put those ideas out on paper into a wonderful story for all to read and enjoy! You begin writing, and maybe already have a page or more finished, but then…suddenly…you are faced witha problem…


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Published on October 19, 2014 18:30 • 3 views
Callie Gold Callie Gold's blog:

Hi friends,


In part 1 we talked about the reasons for serial monogamy – which is NOT monogamy as we know it. But what does it look like inside our brains?


Yeah, okay, I’m going to talk about chemistry, but it’s love chemistry, so listen up.


Let’s talk about falling madly ‘in love’. And by that I mea...

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Published on October 19, 2014 07:08 • 7 views
Richard Bach Richard Bach's blog:

IT HAPPENED THREE YEARS ago, in October. I was walking with Zsa-Zsa, or rather I was walking down a grassy road on the property and she was being a Shetland sheepdog exploring the lefts and rights of the road, checking to make sure the squirrels were properly where they belonged, in the trees ins...

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Published on October 19, 2014 00:00 • 9 views
Rachael Duncan Rachael Duncan's blog:


I can't believe tomorrow is the day Tackled by Love goes live. It's been ready for a while and I've been doing my best to resist the urge to hit publish early. (The only thing stopping me was Ena, the host of my tour, threatening my life if I did so. ha!)

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Published on October 19, 2014 04:40 • 2 views
Glenda Horsfall Glenda Horsfall's blog:

Thanks to fellow writer Carol Malone for including me in this fun tour.


For readers who don’t yet know Carol, let me introduce you.


Carol Malone has found a magical key for successfully combining her three passions – romance, sports, and writing in her highly rated book, “Fight Card Romance: Ladies...

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Published on August 24, 2014 12:29 • 10 views
Morgan Rhodes Morgan Rhodes's blog:




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i enjoy that every single human’s reaction to penguin is unrestrained delight



And penguins lack large terrestrial predators, so their reaction to humans tends to be, “HELLO STRANGE GIANT PENGUINS, WHAT AR...

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Published on October 19, 2014 12:09 • 6 views
Anne Mercier Anne Mercier's blog:




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Published on October 19, 2014 19:10 • 8 views
Melanie P. Smith Melanie P. Smith's blog:
This past month has been a huge learning experience. What lessons have I learned you might ask. Well for one, don't tackle too many projects. I finally completed editing/proofing my newest release "Hidden Lakes" while at the same time working on a few Holiday projects, writing a new novel and las... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 19, 2014 18:03 • 1 view
Katheryn Maddox Haddad Katheryn Maddox Haddad's blog:
The scripture for today, October 20, is Deuteronomy 10:20 as found in the Old Testament of the Bible:

"Fear the Lord your God and serve him. Hold fast to him."

In the Hebrew, "fear" is yirah. It means to revere. Psalm 111:9 (KJV) says, "Holy and reverend is His name." The Bible does not tell us tha... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 19, 2014 22:39 • 11 views
Garrison Kelly Garrison Kelly's blog:
TITLE: Guardians of the Galaxy
GENRE: Superhero Space Opera
RATING: PG-13 for hard language and sci-fi violence
GRADE: Pass

Ever since stealing a valuable treasure in the form of a power orb, space outlaw Peter Quill has had everyone after his ass from assassins to bounty hunters to gigantic space mo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 19, 2014 22:27 • 9 views
Paula Marie Pettis Paula Marie Pettis's blog:
Even if you've watched the video trailer for my book, please watch it again!

It is solidly in 2nd place, for the most viewed book trailer published by Xulon Press on GodTube, and I want to be in 1st place!

Thank you!!
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Published on October 19, 2014 22:26 • 8 views
P.J. Fox P.J. Fox's blog:

Am I transgender? No. So there’s an argument to be made that I’m not qualified to write this post. Even so, while I might not have much experience with questioning my gender identity, I do have quite a bit of experience with being the friend of people who have in the past, or are currently doing...

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Published on October 19, 2014 06:20 • 2 views
J.M. Walker J.M. Walker's blog:
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Afraid To Fall - W. Ferraro - eBookSmashwordsTitle: Afraid to FallAuthor: W. FerraroGenre: Contemporary RomanceRelease Date: October 18, 2014 about the book pic for blog tours with cats Jaded and hardened by the ultimate of betrayals, Clearwater Falls Sheriff Gage Dennison is content with his simple, detached life. With only his loyal dog at his side, Gage has successfully mai... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 19, 2014 00:00 • 7 views
Norma Gail Norma Gail's blog:

My guest today is Denise Kelso Loock. I know you will be blessed by what she has to say.



The LORD your God, who is among you, is a great and awesome God. Deuteronomy 7:21



At dinner one night I asked my 16-year-old daughter Kelsey to define the word awesome. She said, “über good”—Kelsey’s bilingua...

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Published on October 19, 2014 18:00 • 8 views
Tim Waggoner Tim Waggoner's blog:
Teaching how to plot is hard. In essence, you’re trying to teach someone how to build something when they can’t touch the materials they’re working with, can’t watch a demonstration of someone building the thing, can’t get their hands on a finished physical product to take it apart, can’t follow... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 19, 2014 11:11 • 12 views
M.I. Bulancea M.I. Bulancea's blog:
Monday, May 21 – Day 8

Today I went to see the Grand Canyon. I spent three hours there, and shot several hundred pictures.

The weirdest thing about the drive was the alien landscape of Arizona, already vaguely disturbing, becomes almost terrifying on Route 64, the cliffs red and bare, and the road... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 19, 2014 22:12 • 9 views
Marilag Angway Marilag Angway's blog:
Now, I’ve been to author signings before, but usually none quite so specific and cozy as an actual bookstore signing. Last Wednesday pretty much marks the first and hopefully one of several excursions to Books of Wonder for an author reading and signing of a newly-launched title. The author in qu... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 19, 2014 08:00 • 8 views
Carmela Dutra Carmela Dutra's blog:


Do you like Children’s Literature? I do! I even managed to tract down some of the old books from my childhood, and yes I have reread them. Children’s literature is amazing! It’s so simple, and yet complex. The depth of the dialog, and colorful vivid illustrations are often times over looked. Sadl... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 19, 2014 22:07 • 9 views
Grace Helbig Grace Helbig's blog:


I’ll be livestreaming my book’s launch party THIS TUESDAY! MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

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Published on October 19, 2014 16:16 • 5 views
Elizabeth Urian Elizabeth Urian's blog:
Para los que ya sabéis de nuestra novela y para los que no, os dejamos unas páginas para que os introduzcáis en el mundo de Julian y Catherine Montage. ¿Os apetece?

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Published on October 19, 2014 07:45 • 4 views
Katie Kacvinsky Katie Kacvinsky's blog:

A lot of my readers are asking me, now that I’ve wrapped up two book series, what I’m working on now? Well…


About ten years ago, I started imagining a story with a male protagonist named Frank Lucky. I began writing it as a short story, and I ended up setting it aside, but Frank’s character has al...

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Published on October 19, 2014 18:32 • 8 views
Dwinda Nafisah Dwinda Nafisah's blog:


Finally, Osaka. See the world, babe. And you will find the beauty of diversity. #jjm #jjminjapan #osaka #japan #osakacastle #traveling #trip #view #beauty #sky #castle (at 大阪城)

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Published on October 19, 2014 01:51 • 2 views
Henry Cloud Henry Cloud's blog:

Dr_John_TownsendWhen my wife, Barbi, and I (Dr. Townsend) were first married, we used to have conflicts about conflict. Looking back, it’s kind of funny as I later went on to write a Christian relationship book called Boundaries in Marriage. Imagine watching us have boundary conversations about how bad our marri...

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Published on October 19, 2014 13:10 • 7 views
Alinka Rutkowska Alinka Rutkowska's blog:

Whoever invented Goodreads Giveaways is a genius! It’s such a win-win situation. Readers can request books and some will win paper copies and authors get so much visibility thanks to them.


First of all it’s a huge ego boost for us authors, to see how many readers want to read our books.


Secondly, a...

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Published on October 19, 2014 11:38 • 8 views
André Oliveira André Oliveira's blog:

Dia15 de Novembro (Sábado) das 11h às 18hvou estar na escola de escritaEscreverescrevera orientar umWorkshop de Argumento para BD.

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Published on October 19, 2014 05:45 • 6 views
Michelle Ziegler Michelle Ziegler's blog:
EaringsWoot!! It’s a giveaway! Hold onto your brooms folks (you know because it’s close to Halloween.)

I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know Bob. Echo Shea’s wonderful assistant. Echo is sweet enough to do a giveaway, pre-release of Spooktacular Seductions. Get excited! Halloween is coming. Alight,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 19, 2014 16:15 • 9 views
Georgia  Rose Georgia Rose's blog:

It was quite a week this week,well actuallyquite a Wednesday with two big writing things on. I shall cover the second on a separate post but the first took place at Seely School in Nottingham where I had been invited by Mark Barry (aka The Wizard of Notts!) to take part in one of the Brilliant Bo...

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Published on October 19, 2014 05:58 • 6 views
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