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Rival Gates Rival Gates's blog:
“Newminor,” Linvin repeated. “That is a fine name. Is there a last name to go with it?”
“Newminor is sufficient,” the gnome responded. “There is only one of me in the world, so I need only one name. If the concept is too strenuous for your mind, you can think of me as Newminor the Gnome.”
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Published on May 23, 2015 20:42 • 1 view
Amy Andrews Amy Andrews's blog:
Limbo by Amy Andrews


Am very excited to announce the release of my new book baby - Limbo - onto the virtual shelves.

Here's the blurb -

Six Feet Under meets Stephanie Plum in Amy Andrews’ fresh, funny, sexy urban-family noir about a country singer who almost made it, a private investigator who’s seen too much and a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 23, 2015 20:22 • 5 views
Lauren Cagliola Green Lauren Cagliola Green's blog:
Winston
March

“I’ve never heard of anything so stupid in my seventy years on this earth!”

This was going to be ghastly.

"I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw the report come through." Percival stopped scowling at me through the computer screen and prepared to read the missive in his hands. 'The ass... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 23, 2015 20:19 • 12 views
Emily Bufford Emily Bufford's blog:
Here’s the article I’m responding to… http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2013/...

*head keyboard* Just write, they say. Ignore the world, ignore your chances of getting published, ignore your own fears. Well, all right, but that’s a bit hard. There are so many voices being published, different and va... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 23, 2015 20:18 • 3 views
Jen Andrews Jen Andrews's blog:
check out my event schedule on my page for my next book signing.

Passion in Portland - Author Event - Romance Authors from Across the Country (edit)
Author appearance, September 12, 2015 12:15PM
Crowne Plaza Downtown Portland , 1441 NE 2nd Ave, Portland, OR, US
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Published on May 23, 2015 20:07 • 4 views
C.J. Peter C.J. Peter's blog:


Very good article on the ‘off-grid’ mentality and reasoning. While as an objectivist I disagree with some religious aspects as well as the concept of “selfishness”, I really appreciate the view point as well as the practicality of going off grid, especially in a time when one financial disaste...

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Published on May 22, 2015 12:36 • 1 view
Craig  Stone Craig Stone's blog:

6a00d834515ae969e2017c35817072970bYou’ve written a book. It’s been published. Your agent told you that he/she has never read a book like it. Your publisher has told you that your voice is entirely unique. The quotes from celebrities on the front cover of your book reinforce this sense of untouchable brilliance. The first fifty am...

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Published on May 23, 2015 10:14 • 5 views
Cara Dee Cara Dee's blog:

I know, I know, I have a spankin’ new website now and don’t need a blog anymore, but I want a second playground. I’ve been thinking about what to do with this page for a while now. It’s a work in progress, so I left it vague in the banner. But anyway, spreadsheets, be my friends. Pwease?


I’d final...

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Published on May 23, 2015 16:55 • 1 view
Lorna Lee Lorna Lee's blog:
I’m so excited! Alex (my son) is visiting me for a whole week. We are going to be Pacific Northwest tourists together. Of course, that means I’ll be persona non locatatablata around these parts. But just for a week… And the few days it might take me to recover from all the fun and excitement […] Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2015 22:00 • 4 views
Debra Dunbar Debra Dunbar's blog:
This month I turned 50. And I will publishthe second in my New Adult, Half-Breed Series – Sins of the Flesh. I love writing about Amber. She’s not human, but as a college senior, she has all that hope and … Continue reading Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 23, 2015 10:14 • 2 views
Chris  Gould Chris Gould's blog:
The advent of the new Gotham TV series subjects us once again to an attempt to divorce Batman from time and space, reinforcing his enduring qualities regardless of the age. I respect the Gotham concept and enjoy watching the episodes here in Japan, even affording myself a contended smile as they... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 23, 2015 19:43 • 20 views
Mandi Ehman Mandi Ehman's blog:

Why we homeschool year round (yes, even in the summer!)

This post was first published in 2013, but it’s one that I find myself talking about often in conversations with other homeschoolerswho are facing the stress of trying to finish this year’s work or burnt out at the end of a long year. We still “do school” all year long, and it’s one of the bes...

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Published on May 22, 2015 04:15 • 3 views
Shannon A. Thompson Shannon A. Thompson's blog:

#SATurdayThe Lightning Lesson


When I was little, part of my bedtime routine was taking a shower at night. But—as my mother would have it—we had one very important rule. No showering if there was a thunderstorm outside. She told us we’d be electrocuted if we did.


Now, being little and a future art...

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Published on May 22, 2015 22:01 • 3 views
Matthew J. Olson Matthew J. Olson's blog:
What is it about times and events that just make you sigh? I just got home and Jynx is rolling around on the floor. He stops, looks at my wife, and sighs. What warranted this reaction?

There are many quirks about my wife that tend to piss Jynx off. My wife will grab him, flip him upside down, and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 23, 2015 19:34 • 26 views
Mark McLaughlin Mark McLaughlin's blog:
The Slime Of Our Lives

THE SLIME OF OUR LIVES: Nine Ooze-Streaked Tales Of The Grotesque
Kindle link: http://www.amazon.com/Slime-Our-Lives...

Goodreads page: The Slime Of Our Lives Nine Ooze-Streaked Tales Of The Grotesque by Mark McLaughlin The Slime Of Our Lives: Nine Ooze-Streaked Tales Of The Grotesque

With many of the stories I write, I start with the title and work outward from there. Usually my... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 23, 2015 19:18 • 2 views
Pet Torres Pet Torres's blog:
A autora Pet TorreS revela o nome de algumas músicas que ela ouviu para escrever os capítulos de Valmont - O Príncipe Vampiro: Trono de Sangue.
Ou seja, esse é o primeiro volume da trilogia Valmont - o Príncipe Vampiro.
Agora veja algumas das canções que a autora ouviu para compor os capítulos do p... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 23, 2015 15:54 • 1 view
Kathy Hester Kathy Hester's blog:

Super Easy Avocado Chili Bean Veggie Burgers that are the perfect vegan option for Memorial Day | HealthySlowCooking.com

Since my Sriracha Avocado Chickpea Salad was a surprise hit I thought I’d share another easy recipe. This time I’ve got some Avocado Chili Bean Veggie Burgers that are perfect for the holiday weekend.

They take no time to mix together and use ingredients that you probably have on hand right now...

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Published on May 23, 2015 04:00 • 4 views
Damien Angelica Walters Damien Angelica Walters's blog:

I was a guest on The Horror Show With Brian Keene. We talked about books and short fiction, editing, my childhood crush, my mantra of WWLLD (What Would Livia Llewellyn Do?), MAD MAX: FURY ROAD, and more!


Brian Keene is the author of over forty books, mostly in the horror, crime, and dark fantasy g...

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Published on May 22, 2015 07:22 • 4 views
S.J. Pierce S.J. Pierce's blog:
Release Date: July 2015Genre: Fantasy, Young AdultHere's the Summary:In the gritty city of Dusk, seventeen-year-old Irina makes her living as the street magician Bantheir’s assistant. The job isn’t glamorous, but she loves the crowds, the shows, and most of all, the illusion of magic. But Irina’... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2015 19:45 • 2 views
Sylvie Fox Sylvie Fox's blog:
Get 15 Sexy Beach romances for 99¢! Amazon iBooks B&N Nook Kobo Google Play 15 contemporary romance stories by best-selling and award-winning authors. Each book has a beach setting, […]
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Published on May 22, 2015 05:36 • 2 views
Emma L. Adams Emma L. Adams's blog:
Some of you might remember I used to have a "works-in-progress" tab on my blog. I've since deleted it because the level of spam I was getting from "publishing companies" wanting me to pay them money to publish was borderline ridiculous (note: NEVER pay money for someone to publish for you. Just..... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2015 08:33 • 6 views
Betsy Bird Betsy Bird's blog:

The Anne Izard Storytellers’ Choice Awards Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the 12th biennial Awards. The awards will be presented in a ceremony onTuesday, June 16, 2015, at the White Plains (New York) Public Library. The program is open to the public.

The Anne Izard Storyteller...

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Published on May 22, 2015 03:47 • 4 views
Rhiannon Frater Rhiannon Frater's blog:

Well, let me rephrase that.


Very few are reading it, but I finished the trilogy anyway.


Let me start at the beginning.


A couple of years ago Hugh Howey made headlines when his post-apocalyptic serialWoolbecame a huge seller. Other writers were also doing very well with serials, and I was excited by...

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Published on May 22, 2015 03:34 • 8 views
Christopher Nuttall Christopher Nuttall's blog:

Hi, everyone


To sum up a long story (well, short story) there was an issue with the recording of Reality Check that resulted in the sample of Retreat Hell being moved to the front of Reality Check. This problem has now been fixed, once the producers were alerted to it; if you already downloaded a...

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Published on May 23, 2015 10:55 • 5 views
Cal Armistead Cal Armistead's blog:

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Hey folks…just a quick update. I keep expecting any day to make the BIG ANNOUNCEMENT about my next book(s), but apparently things move slowasmolasses in the world of publishing. In short, I have been extended a book offer and my agent and I have accepted it, but it is taking forever for the paper...

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Published on May 22, 2015 11:27 • 5 views
Martina Boone Martina Boone's blog:
I'm back from Dallas, and wow! I've never been to a convention that huge or that full of energy. There were fabulous workshops and bookish events. I got to embarrass myself at the YA slumber party in my pajamas. I met some die hard Eight fans, and hopefully created some new ones-- interacting wit... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2015 03:00 • 3 views
Joe Mikolay Joe Mikolay's blog:
Finding your place in the world is tough; especially if your world is filled with pissed off superheroes who want to kick your…

DarkLight is a conflicted supervillain preparing to leave the bad guy business behind. But the disappearance of Drake Weston – criminal mastermind and genius billionaire-... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 23, 2015 18:29 • 24 views
Toi Thomas Toi Thomas's blog:
Trees I don’t think it’s necessary to mention why trees are so important, but I will just a bit. Trees help hold all the land in place, they give us clean air to breath, they offer us shade, can be as a source of food, can be used for fuel and building material, and more. … Continue reading Count... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2015 03:00 • 3 views
Lexi Ander Lexi Ander's blog:


This has been a hellova week. Last Friday and Saturday I made a some huge head way on Releasing Chaos and was pretty pleased with myself. Earlier last week, I had sent Fate And Destiny to an editor and after some discussion on a couple of things I needed to change, I hopped in to make the fixes.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2015 19:00 • 5 views
Tara Maya Tara Maya's blog:

I’ve been struggling with something. How can I keep readers updated about what I’m doing?

The answer used to be easy: blog. I used to blog fairly regularly about my writing process and progress.

Of course, that was before I had any readers.

And that’s the problem. Once I became conscious—or rathe...

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Published on May 23, 2015 13:31 • 5 views
Elodie Parkes Elodie Parkes's blog:


My Sexy Love ~ @MySexySaturday #MySexySaturday #Saturday7 #MSSAuthors brings us7 paragraphs or 7 sentences or 7 wordsONLY. From Rescuing Cade
In the parking lot, Cade opened the car door and Marissa slid past him to get in. She stopped, her face tilted to his. Mesmerized by his nearness, despera... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 23, 2015 00:00 • 2 views
Nicole Riner Nicole Riner's blog:
This hash can serve as a complete meal, or it can be supplemented by eggs or a meat of your choice. You can chop it all up in a food processor and make patties out of it or keep it chunky, and you can fry it up in a pan or roast it in the oven. So, there's plenty of time to make Bloody Marys and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2015 06:30 • 4 views
Alicia Dean Alicia Dean's blog:
Today is random day. Thought I’d share some Elvis facts and some personal Elvis memories.

Elvis didn’t like to wear jeans, because they reminded him of when he was poor. He mostly only wore them for movie roles.


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In the 1957 movie, Loving You



My dad used to tease my sisters and I unmercifully about...

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Published on May 22, 2015 08:03 • 2 views
Gretchen Morgenson Gretchen Morgenson's blog:
Companies are not required to record a deferred income tax liability on foreign earnings, which can make earnings seem bigger than they are.
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Published on May 23, 2015 18:03 • 3 views
Francesca Forrest Francesca Forrest's blog:





Behind this grand old mill building is the Mill River, which teenybuffalo took me to several years ago.



Little Springtime, the healing angel, and I went down to the very spot she had shown me (and, actually, the healing angel was along on that trip too), but really what we wanted to get to was... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 23, 2015 16:56 • 4 views
Albert Espinosa Albert Espinosa's blog:

Artículo 433. ¿Crees o no crees en lo que trae buena y mala suerte? Os hablo de esto porque esta semana conocí a un italiano de unos 83 años, fan total de la Juventus, que me habló de las diferencias que existen en nuestra cultura en lo que respecta a lo que trae suerte.


Me relató que ocurre cuand...

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Published on May 23, 2015 09:02 • 3 views
Jane Lebak Jane Lebak's blog:

Betta fish are a gateway drug. They don’t warn you, but it’s true. “Oh, just get this fish. He’s only six bucks, and he can live in this softball-sized jar.”


Then you learn: they’re not supposed to live in a softball-sized bowl. Here’s a 2.5 gallon tank. Oh, and now you need a tank heater. And her...

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Published on May 22, 2015 09:45 • 3 views
Mark Leidner Mark Leidner's blog:

You’ve surely drunk too much coffee before. & are familiar with theabsurd, tap-dancey simulacrum of intelligence that this generates. Maybe you’ve also taken too much adderall or dexedrine and have felt this simulacrum of intelligence rise to a manic pitch of brilliant intensity. You can imag...

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Published on May 16, 2015 20:11 • 1 view
J.A. Huss J.A. Huss's blog:

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I never forgot her. Not for one minute. Not from the last time I saw her, at seventeen, to today. I measured all women against her and all women came up shor...
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Published on May 22, 2015 14:47 • 2 views
Amelia C. Gormley Amelia C. Gormley's blog:


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I could stay home every night,
Wait around for Mr. Right.
Take cold showers every day,
And throw my life away,
On a dream that won’t come true.


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Published on May 23, 2015 17:20 • 2 views
Robert J. Shiller Robert J. Shiller's blog:

Computers and robots are already replacing many workers. What can young people learn now that won’t be superseded within their lifetimes by these devices and that will secure them good jobs and solid income over the next 20, 30 or 50 years? In the universities, we are struggling to answer that qu...

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Published on May 23, 2015 17:19 • 2 views
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