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Marcia Carrington Marcia Carrington's blog:
GRANT'S ANGUISH

GRANT’S ANGUISH


When recently editing a novella, a number of thoughtsentered my mind about lengthening certain scenes in the story, and the overall effect of actually doing this. Would it be viable for the story, or unnecessarily take away its power by becoming redundant? One of the characters in...

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Elizabeth Horton-Newton Elizabeth Horton-Newton's blog:
Elizabeth Horton-Newton5 Stars “A wonderful story of love, suspense and what might have been!
ByMrs Michelle Nora Medhaton May 2, 2015
Format: Kindle Edition

A View from the Sixth Floor is an amazing read. It starts out a story about loving, kind people in their twilight years, looking out and carin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 03, 2015 21:11 • 8 views
Jen Campbell Jen Campbell's blog:
Hello, all :) I'm back in the UK after travelling around Japan for three and a half weeks. We had the most amazing time, and vlogged some of our trip. I've split this into three different videos, the first of which is now up on my Youtube channel if you want to see what we got up to (parts two an... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 03, 2015 07:49 • 5 views
Jesús Hernández Jesús Hernández's blog:




Bien, amigos, fin de semana agridulce... Ayer sábado disfruté con el evento de reconstrucción histórica en Torrebesses (Lérida), en el que se reeditaba la batalla de Sicilia, pero esa sensación se ha esfumado esta madrugada, después de asistir al que debía ser el combate de todos los siglos, la... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 03, 2015 12:09 • 1 view
James F. Petras James F. Petras's blog:
The war and its results have turned Yemen back a hundred years, due to
the destruction of infrastructure . . . especially in the provinces of Oden,
Dhalea and Taiz.
Izzedine al-Asbali
Yemeni Human Rights Minister
Yemen is devastated. There [...]
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Published on May 03, 2015 20:27 • 1 view
Michelle Madow Michelle Madow's blog:
The votes are in, and I'm happy to announce the winner of the Diamonds are Forever cover contest! Here is the cover that you all voted as your favorite:

Congrats to Suna (KiwiLover25 on Instagram and Twitter) on the beautiful cover! She has won an ARC (advanced reader's copy) of Diamonds are Fore... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 03, 2015 16:48 • 4 views
Jenna Jaxon Jenna Jaxon's blog:


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Welcome to Weekend Writing Warriors!


I’m changing it up this week because my Georgian novel, Only Scandal Will Do is on SALE for just .99 at Amazon.


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This snippet is from early in the novel. Lady Katarina Fitzwilliam is kidnapped and has been sold in a brothel auctionto the highest bidder, a...

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Published on May 02, 2015 22:15 • 1 view
Chris  Stevenson Chris Stevenson's blog:
I don't want to offend anyone. And I don't think my opinion is written on gold tablets and from upon high.

I truly believe, after exhausted investigation of my gradual sales slump to nothing, and given the fact that I am a relentless and heavy promoter (for all my books) who belongs to nearly 30 s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 03, 2015 20:11 • 9 views
Michael Lynes Michael Lynes's blog:
We have been getting a lot of emails from friends of friends who have read Christopher's story. Some excerpts below:

Ms. Joan G:

My dear friend, I mean this sincerely. The book that Michael wrote is wonderful. I could feel his joy, his dismay,his hope, his love and especially his faith. You are my... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 03, 2015 20:10 • 53 views
Jennifer Niven Jennifer Niven's blog:


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I think Joshua Anthony Brand fits perfectly for the role as Theodore Finch!

Here’s a link I found to his page: http://m.modelmayhem.com/2721033

He got many of the features, as you can see on the pictures and right here:

Height:6’ 2" (188 cm)

Eye color:Blue

Hair color:Brown



Yes!

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Published on May 03, 2015 16:06 • 1 view
Tamara Ireland Stone Tamara Ireland Stone's blog:


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Win a copy of Every Last Word By Tamara Ireland Stone AND a $50 Visa Gift Card! Enter at girlzone.com
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Published on May 03, 2015 19:32 • 3 views
Amanda Gowin Amanda Gowin's blog:
The Goodreads Author thingie has a stats page, and I just found out a TON of people have 'Radium Girls' on their 'To Read' shelves - what do you want? What can I do to get you people to push it to 'Currently Reading' then 'Read' and perhaps for a few - gasp - REVIEWED'? You want it FREE? We can m... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 03, 2015 19:49 • 5 views
Lizzy Ford Lizzy Ford's blog:

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As always, this schedule is subject to change, depending upon marketing strategies, travel/conventions, financial considerations, other business considerations, Life, etc.! I’ll be at Arizona Dreamin’ at the end of May. Stephanie (helper elf) will have FREE “Omega” ARC paperbacks at RT mid-May...

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Published on May 03, 2015 15:10 • 5 views
Ellery A. Kane Ellery A. Kane's blog:
Here’s a “prophecy” for you…Book two in the Legacy series, Prophecy, is coming soon!

I expect it to be released by June 2015. If you want to be one of the first to know when Prophecy is released and have access to an exclusive giveaway of a copy of the book on Amazon.com, please sign up for my ne... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 03, 2015 19:46 • 31 views
John  Starley Allen John Starley Allen's blog:



Everything we do creates ripples--positive or negative.

In A Splash of Kindness: The Ripple Effect of Compassion, Courage & Character I examine the positive ripples that result from kindness. I share stories of people who benefited from caring coaches, involved parents, committed teachers, a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 03, 2015 19:42 • 4 views
Lynessa James Lynessa James's blog:
Do you ever wonder what truly goes on behind closed doors? What erotica authors really live like, or even what Dominance and Submission truly consists of? Is it all whips, chains, handcuffs, safewords, and kinky sex? Do these authors merely write fantasy, or does their inspiration come from actua... Read more of this blog post »
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Jennifer S. Willis Jennifer S. Willis's blog:
And here’s the list of books I finished reading and/or listening to in April: Exile’s Song (A Novel of Darkover), by Marion Zimmer Bradley (ebook) We All Fall Down, by Nic Sheff (audiobook read by Charles Carroll) Darkover Landfall, by Marion Zimmer Bradley (print) Excuses Begone!: lectures, by W... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 02, 2015 17:56 • 1 view
Rachel  Thompson Rachel Thompson's blog:


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I’ve been in recovery from my childhood abuse for thirty years. For the last 18 years I’ve worked with thousands of survivors as both a therapist and a trauma recovery coach. Healing from childhood abuse is a complicated, lengthy and tricky process. Survivors need a lot of help and support to...

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Published on May 03, 2015 06:10 • 3 views
Ben Aaronovitch Ben Aaronovitch's blog:

Guleed Tease!

Rivers of London: Body WorkIssue #1 July 15


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Published on May 02, 2015 22:00 • 5 views
Erica Miles Erica Miles's blog:
1) Tell us about your work-in-progress, or WIP, as it’s known as in the industry or New Release…
What is the story about?
It starts off as a love story, a fantasy in the mind of the female protagonist come true. Her name is Sara. She suffers from mental illness, hears voices, and one of the voice... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 03, 2015 19:27 • 3 views
Sarah A. Reinhard Sarah A. Reinhard's blog:

Over the last two weeks, I’ve been on a blogging break. It was unplanned. And I’m unapologetic.

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My blogging has changed over the years. And though I’ve had moments of thinking aboutjust chuck the whole thing, I’ve never wanted to quit blogging.


Sometimes, it’s possible to get too navel-gazey about...

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Published on May 02, 2015 20:46 • 8 views
Grace Burrowes Grace Burrowes's blog:

washington-dc-300a061009Before I focused on child welfare law, I spent about ten years in the Washington, DC, area, working for what the locals call, “Beltway Bandits.” These are the companies who live off federal contracts. Some were small, but most were large. Very large. Before I opened my own law practice, I worked...

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Published on May 03, 2015 07:39 • 5 views
K.D. Sarge K.D. Sarge's blog:

“The Road goes ever on and on
Down from the door where it began.
Now far ahead the Road has gone,
And I must follow, if I can,
Pursuing it with eager feet
Until it joins some larger way
Where many paths and errands meet.
And whither then? I cannot say.” J.R.R. Tolkien†

Always loved that poem. I...

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Published on May 03, 2015 14:47 • 1 view
Leigh Bardugo Leigh Bardugo's blog:


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The Darkling!

(A gifty for lbardugo ) Looking forward to the new book GURL



Such a beautiful gifty!!!!

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Published on May 02, 2015 08:33 • 5 views
Jennifer Crusie Jennifer Crusie's blog:

Today is Krissie’s Birthday!

We’re going to Kathy’s for breakfast where we’re going to discuss our books in progress and the possibility of restarting ReFab, now that we’re not suicidal any more. (Krissie’s winter was much worse than mine; mine was much worse that I realized at the time, we’re bot...

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Published on May 02, 2015 07:41 • 5 views
Brian  Anderson Brian Anderson's blog:
Dog Eat Doug for 05/03/2015
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M.C.A. Hogarth M.C.A. Hogarth's blog:
This book already had 3 people do a once-over on it when I first wrote it, so it's pretty clean. But I've added a lot of new material (about 20 pages!) and with new material comes new opportunity for typos/wordos! If you have a free evening this week and are willing to read for errors, drop me a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 03, 2015 07:35 • 3 views
Zoe E. Whitten Zoe E. Whitten's blog:

I saw the trailer for Tucker and Dale VS Evil last year, and I knew I had to get it on DVD eventually. We finally found a copy last week, and I thought it was fantastic. I love how the classic teenagers going out in the woods trope is subverted because the “evil rednecks” are actually just normal...

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Published on May 03, 2015 11:09 • 3 views
Karen Michelle Nutt Karen Michelle Nutt's blog:

Grunge Background.Welcome to Snippet Sunday.


If you missed the last weeks snippet from


The Gryphon & His Thief, here's the link.


Chapter Six #3


Set up for this week: Most humans cannot perceive the Otherworldly realm, but Darrien cloaks his true self as he searches for Calli. He must hurry. Once the sun rises,...

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Published on May 02, 2015 22:01 • 3 views
Brian Keene Brian Keene's blog:

KING OF THE BASTARDS by Brian Keene & Steven Shrewsbury


Extreme horror meets extreme sword & sorcery!


Rogan has been many things in his life as an adventurer — a barbarian, a thief, a buccaneer, a rogue, a lover, a reaver, and most recently, a king. Now, this prehistoric bane of wizards an...

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Published on May 03, 2015 03:06 • 6 views
Michael J. Armijo Michael J. Armijo's blog:
“You can make choices and change your present circumstances. You can alter your future.”
-Dan Millman,
Way of the Peaceful Warrior

Madonna is all the rage again. Her song, LIKE A PRAYER, has been on the top of the charts since April 16th. I wonder if it is getting people to become more in touch wi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 03, 2015 00:30 • 1 view
Joshua Blum Joshua Blum's blog:
It’s amazing how long it can take to put together a short movie. The video in said title is technically not even a movie, really, it’s a music video that’s about 4 and a half minutes long. But, man, did that sucker take a long time to put together!

I started working on it sometime in December and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 03, 2015 18:47 • 4 views
Lazer Brody Lazer Brody's blog:

Eyes of fire
This coming Wednesday night and Thursday are Lag B'Omer, the yahrtzeit of the holy Rebbe Shimon Bar Yochai, may his sacred memory intercede on our behalf, amen!


Rebbe Shimon bar Yochai was famous for his love of every Jew; if so, how could he allow the fire of his eyes to burn the fields of Jewish...

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James  Riley James Riley's blog:

That’s awesome! Jack or Bethany, both would be fun. You could stick your hand in a book for Bethany, though, so I might be tempted to go with her. And thanks Pinky, glad you like the cover!

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Published on May 03, 2015 11:19 • 3 views
Cheri Chesley Cheri Chesley's blog:
So here's the thing: my husband lost this job last week. And it kinda stinks. No really, it stinks. We were just at that point where we're starting to get our sea legs, and BAM!

I've been struggling a lot with what we should do. Obviously, Bryan's looking for a new job. He's applying and has his f... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 02, 2015 16:41 • 3 views
Stuart Aken Stuart Aken's blog:
The Methuselah Strain, from FBP.The Methuselah Strain, from FBP.

Last night I promised you a new version of The Methuselah Strain. Here’s the buying link for the publisher’s store.

And below isthe entry from Fantastic Books Publishing relating to The Methuselah Strain:

As the Prime Renegade plans the disabling of automatic sys...

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Published on May 03, 2015 00:19 • 5 views
Jennifer Lynn Barnes Jennifer Lynn Barnes's blog:

Tell your friend I say hi! Psychology and writing make for a wonderful combination. (I have an entire speech about how I think what a writer does when they’re crafting a story and what psychologists do when we study how the mind works are really getting at the same universal questions. Psychology...

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