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Annelies Pool Annelies Pool's blog:


WIBA-honourablemention-hrI am thrilled that “Free Love” has received an Honourable Mention in the Whistler Independent Book Awards. But I have to admit it look me a while to be happy about this. At first, I acted like most human beings by looking at what I couldn’t have, rather than being grateful for what I did get. I d...

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Published on August 31, 2016 15:34 • 1 view
Claire Fullerton Claire Fullerton's blog:
I'm going to try to come near stringing the adequate words together that describe how much I loved this book. I'll cut to the chase and say it was so good, I didn't want it to end. Temple Secrets is the kind of well crafted book that, once closed, causes you to wonder what to do next with your li... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 15:46 • 1 view
Shannon C. Miles Shannon C. Miles's blog:
Television, radio, Facebook, Twitter, and Amazon.com.

Dog, cat, birds, trees, sun, and clouds.

Work, non-work, family, friends, and sleep.

Google, Yahoo, Bing. Priceline, Expedia, and Travelocity.

Prevent me from completing:

Character development, story progression. Timelines, dialog, and steamy sex s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 15:35 • 12 views
Dan Skinner Dan Skinner's blog:
thanks to the prestigious BeautifulMag for the wonderful review of my new novella A Summer Of Guiltless Sex and for showcasing it with my photography! I am humbled and honored and happy you enjoyed it!

http://www.beautifulmag.com/beautiful...

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Published on August 31, 2016 15:34 • 2 views
Steven J. Pemberton Steven J. Pemberton's blog:
Work continues on the sequel to The Accidental Dragonrider. It now stands at about 54,000 words, so I've written about 14,500 words this month. I didn't manage quite as many as in July, mainly because we went to Ireland for a reunion of Breda's cousins on her mum's side. (The reunion itself didn'... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 15:27 • 3 views
Beckie Butcher Beckie Butcher's blog:
Good day everyone! Hope everyone is doing well.

You know, I've been thinking. After nine years of struggling both physically and financially, I feel as though a big change is coming. I feel my life is FINALLY going to change for the better and I will be able to do more on the behalf of others. My... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 15:22 • 14 views
Zoltan Istvan Zoltan Istvan's blog:
We have a serious crisis facing America right now. It's not about who you vote for, but about giving 3rd parties a chance to compete in American democracy. This time it's about Libertarians. Next election it might be about the Green Party or whoever. Whatever it is, 3rd parties need to be include... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 15:10 • 3 views
C. Kennedy C. Kennedy's blog:
Tharros and Slaying Isidore's Dragons are nominated in the Summer Indie Book Awards for Best Young Adult Books!

A very special thank you to Metamorph Publishing for sponsoring this event!
Voting begins at midnight tonight through September 10th! Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 14:20 • 16 views
Maetreyii Ma Nolan Maetreyii Ma Nolan's blog:
The final practice of Yama the yogic avoidance's, is Aparigraha, that is, to avoid accumulating beyond your needs. It literally means to not (a) grab, hoard, hold on to things or take more than you need (parigraha). It encourages a life of simplicity and generosity on all levels, having what is t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 14:20 • 1 view
A.G. Howard A.G. Howard's blog:

There's an international giveaway on Instagram for September's @lit_cube box containing The Architect of Song with story-themed goodies curated by me!
Follow this link for deets. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 14:12 • 23 views
Ben Bush Ben Bush's blog:
This is the totally over-the-top ambitious reading list for the creative writing class I'm teaching at University of Iowa this semester -

Getting Started:

Antonya Nelson “Short Story: A Process of Revision”
Steven Polansky “Legs”
Danielle Evans “Virgins”

Character:

Robert Boswell “How I Met My Wife”
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Published on August 31, 2016 13:37 • 1 view
Jonathan  Dunne Jonathan Dunne's blog:
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Published on August 31, 2016 13:33 • 15 views
Mary Hawkes Mary Hawkes's blog:
finished the first draft of a book that I never planned, in a completely new genre, with the planned work on the back boiler. It moved so quickly, that it was meant to be written. But now, it's edit time, and inspiration gives way to a completely different way of thinking. How to arrange? What to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 13:31 • 31 views
Rival Gates Rival Gates's blog:
The final edits are back for me to go over and look for errors. After I’m done with this, the book should be ready to go. Now I have to be meticulous and be sure nothing was missed. It won’t be long now until you will have your chance to get “Repercussions Abound” and find out what happens next i... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 13:29 • 13 views
Toni House Toni House's blog:
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DON'T MISS OUT.

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Published on August 31, 2016 13:12 • 38 views
Aidan McNally Aidan McNally's blog:
Writing and books, what can we say about it. Today marks the end of august and it has been a great and adventurous summer once again.

My book as a first time attempt to write a story and tell a book, oh wait a minute, reverse that. launched TWO sons TOO many on June 1st 2016 so yes it is very much... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 12:38 • 44 views
Matthew Hughes Matthew Hughes's blog:
With the release of A Wizard's Henchman, I'm trying something new to broaden my readership. Using Amazon's giveaway program, I've provided seven copies of the Kindle ebook as prizes.

An apology to my readers in Canada, the UK, and the antipodes, but Amazon will only allow the contest to be open to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 12:30 • 10 views
Isra Sravenheart Isra Sravenheart's blog:
Hello everyone, Isra here.

Today I want to talk to you about a service called Book Tweep. As you can imagine from the title they promote authors and books by tweeting about them on Twitter.


https://booktweep.com/ is their main website and they also have a few twitter accounts with multiple follower... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 12:16 • 28 views
Sophia Elaine Hanson Sophia Elaine Hanson's blog:
Tomorrow is the big day! I'll be releasing the cover for RADIO on Insta, Twitter, Facebook, tumblr., my official blog, and of course adding it here on Goodreads! Make sure to add RADIO to your library!

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Published on August 31, 2016 12:13 • 11 views
J.P. Dailing J.P. Dailing's blog:
It is insane to think I’m a published author. I’ve been running full speed since the launch with my day job, today is my first day off and I still feel the realization seeping in. It’s crazy. I was going … Continue reading Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 08:09 • 27 views
Stephanie R. Sorensen Stephanie R. Sorensen's blog:
Hello reviewers!

Just wanted to let you know that free review copies of Toru are available to qualified reviewers on Netgalley and Story Cartel. We are also running another giveaway next week.

NetGalley is featuring "Toru; Wayfarer Returns" on its "Be the first to discover new authors" Debut Author... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 11:45 • 23 views
David   Gustafson David Gustafson's blog:
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We live in an electronic age of words without thoughts. We live in an age of music where neither lyrics nor melodies contain enough memory to conjure up a reflective theme. There is no commercial need. America no longer pauses for reflection.

The brain dead, baby boomer, boob tube generation is q... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 11:43 • 20 views
Sherwood Smith Sherwood Smith's blog:
SerialBox is another publishing experiment to which one can read the first episode of various series for free, then either purchase succeeding episodes one at a time, or subscribe to the whole. Each week a notice is sent when the next episode you paid for goes live. It's expensive if you tot up t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 11:42 • 18 views
Marie Silk Marie Silk's blog:
It seems to be a given in the modern world that a female citizen has just as much voting power as a male citizen. Of course, this was not always the case. In the mid 1800's, American women began to organize the now well-known Women's Suffrage Movement. Of course, this movement ruffled more than a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 11:11 • 14 views
Kelly Carlin Kelly Carlin's blog:
I just finished recording this week's podcast episode, and I talked a bit about the power of saying yes and/or saying no in my own life.

I won't rehash all that I said over there, you can listen to it here, if you want. But I did want to just let the topic bubble up in your consciousness today. E... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 10:55 • 11 views
Drew Alan Wathey Drew Alan Wathey's blog:
At the tender age of 88, Vin Scully will soon be calling his last major league baseball game. Fittingly, the Dodger's play-by-play man will be at AT&T Park, where LA will be playing their archrivals, the San Francisco Giants to end the season and his illustrious career. Scully, who broke into... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 10:41 • 10 views
Martin Rinehart Martin Rinehart's blog:
A little scene, a hot one between Louise and Tom, has been bubbling in my brain. (Maybe two pages. Not going into the current novel.)

I ran out of time before I came to the end. Two more things coming. Doesn't S have a synopsis capability? I should have jotted the synopsis before I started writing... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 10:34 • 11 views
T.L. Sheppeard T.L. Sheppeard's blog:
Got some time on your hands this upcoming holiday weekend?

Snag Cookies 100 Recipes for FREE for the Kindle, starting September 1st through September 6th.

No Kindle? Get the FREE Amazon app that turns nearly any device into a Kindle content reader.

Take some time to bake up some fresh cookies this h... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 10:03 • 12 views
J. Arthur Squiers J. Arthur Squiers's blog:
I have finished the first draft of Criminal Utopia II: Wildfire. What a great feeling!

I've sent the draft out to a few trusted people for feedback and then I'll work on revising after that. There are a few places where I'll probably want to beef up the mood a little, but it's already an extremely... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 09:32 • 10 views
Mike Wech Mike Wech's blog:


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Are you ready to devour the mysterious, twisted world of SEVEN-X.
Enter the asylum in Uphir and experience the madness of experimental procedures performed on death row prisoners in an attempt to unveil the core of evil.


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Get a free Kindle Edition of SEVEN-X to review. Post your review on Amazon,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 09:23 • 26 views
Ned Wolf Ned Wolf's blog:
At seven years old, I illustrated my first book, using crayons to add color, and realized that my skill with words far surpassed my drawing abilities. Since then I've written a number of books. AWAKEN YOUR POWER TO HEAL was published by the Therapeutae Press in 1999. Then a book of poetry called... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 09:05 • 12 views
Don   Jacobson Don Jacobson's blog:
My daughter, Katie Jaros (see her book "Lost Souls", a YA Angels/Demons novel) have discussed the type of authors we are. She asserts that there are two types...architects and farmers. She's an architect...outlines...research...all sorts of mishegas before she starts hitting the keyboard.

I guess... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 08:56 • 10 views
D.W. Ulsterman D.W. Ulsterman's blog:
StingSting by Sandra Brown

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


SPOILER-FREE REVIEW

Sandra Brown is not among my must-read authors, but I consider her quite capable of crafting an enjoyable tale and "STING" is certainly among her better works. (though not quite as good as last year's "FRICTION" which genuinely surpr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 08:53 • 12 views
Bogdan Costin Bogdan Costin's blog:
Mai vad pe Facebook, pe la prieteni pasionati de literatura, cata inversunare exista impotriva Irinei Bender si al ei Fluturi 1,2,3 si a altor carti gen Biblia Pierduta si ma amuza cata energie se risipeste aiurea pe acest subiect. Ar suficient sa spui o data ca e literatura de doi lei si sa trec... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 08:51 • 24 views
Angel M.B. Chadwick Angel M.B. Chadwick's blog:
My novels: Book 1-"Weeping Well" is almost finished with the editing process. Cover is already done. Book 2- Weeping Well: Shards to the Grave I've nearly gotten it fully plotted and I've written and completed the first chapter, in between this time I'm writing seven plays, which I have titled an... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 08:47 • 18 views
Bianca McCormick-Johnson Bianca McCormick-Johnson's blog:
If tomorrow was today, would you do all the things you said you would do? Could you readjust your schedule to accommodate sudden changes?

Those are some of the questions you have to ask yourself when you put off something for the next day that you could have accomplished in that same day.

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Published on August 31, 2016 08:19 • 29 views
Patricia Otto Patricia Otto's blog:
The husband of an acquaintance died last week. Fine one moment, gone the next. They are around my husband's and my age. Huge, giant, humongous smack in the head with simultaneous punch to the gut. Rattled doesn't even begin to tell you how I feel. It sounds cliche and boring, but this kind of thi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 08:09 • 30 views
Debby Feo Debby Feo's blog:
I've been working on some future submissions to Alban Lake Publishing's "Frostfire Worlds": several poems and a short story. In addition, I've been working on some of my children's poetry book projects: "Bee Bits", "Quail Quibbles", and one with the working title "The Next Generation...".
I'm als... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 07:54 • 51 views
Tim Harron Tim Harron's blog:
Saturday 8/27/16,I had another Book signing/discussion, this time@ The Barnes & Noble in Las Vegas Nevada, 2191 Las Vegas Blvd. A complete sell out of my novel was a blessing, all do to the customers of this location that were so engaging and genuine. I so enjoyed discussing how my novel came... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 07:27 • 26 views
Brian C. Poole Brian C. Poole's blog:
If you’ve watched Stranger Things, Netflix’s entertaining genre throwback, you might notice something.

It gleefully plunders Sci Fi, horror and fantasy movies of the ‘70s and ‘80s and recontextualizes the parts in a canny, retro-modernist style. It’s equal parts homage and brazen imitation and it... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2016 07:03 • 14 views
Gonzalo Guma Gonzalo Guma's blog:
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Published on August 31, 2016 06:50 • 10 views
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