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Rival Gates Rival Gates's blog:
Sorry this is coming so late. Here is this week’s excerpr from “Sapphire Crucible.”
As the room parted, Necromancer came into view. He moved but his robe showed no motion from his legs. As he grew near his eyes became a deeper red and nearly appeared ablaze as he approached the elves. He stopped d... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2014 23:08 • 1 view
Brietta Tatro Brietta Tatro's blog:
The lush green grass of spring is long gone. The stiff, yellow straw of summer makes bare feet ill advised.
In the corner of the yard, a circular oasis of color is overgrown with blackberry vines and buttercups gone wild twining about the base of the bird bath.
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Published on July 27, 2014 23:07 • 8 views
Judith Starkston Judith Starkston's blog:
Book Launch of Hand of Fire at the Poisoned Pen Bookstore on September 10th. Join Judith Starkston in the celebration!
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Published on July 27, 2014 14:03 • 1 view
Adam Graham Adam Graham's blog:
Silver Surfer #4

The Silver Surfer is taking Dawn back to Earth, but first he has to meet with cover guest stars, the Guardians of the Galaxy who are serving as de facto custom's agents for Earth when the SIlver Surfer returns Dawn to Earth.

The story continues to be fun. This issue has some good... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2014 22:39 • 7 views
Pauline M. Ross Pauline M. Ross's blog:

So another one bites the dust. Today I typed ‘The End’ on ‘The Mages of Bennamore’, the third epic fantasy set in the Brightmoon world. Because I like statistics, here are some numbers for the three books for comparison:


Book 1: ‘The Plains of Kallanash’


Elapsed writing time: 1 year


Total days of...

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Published on July 27, 2014 08:22 • 2 views
Misty Dawn Pulsipher Misty Dawn Pulsipher's blog:

“Love doesn’t age, you know. The heart doesn’t expire.”
Hanna Elliot had worn the ring faithfully at first. Some part of her still clung to the hope that all was not lost. As the days turned into weeks, she finally took it off and set it atop her dresser. When weeks gave way to months, the ring f... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2014 19:43 • 6 views
Sofie Alberts Sofie Alberts's blog:
I am happy to say that I have officially published my first book (of many). I hope that you can all give it a read. Enjoy!

Cheers,
Sofie
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Published on July 27, 2014 22:04 • 5 views
Alison Winfield Burns Alison Winfield Burns's blog:
Hi dear sweet readers. A bully has tried to stop the press. A bully contacted my publisher with trumped up trumpery. I refuse to be bullied. Bullies honey bee ware. Yessssss. Bullies can only operate in secret.

So I am shouting: Ivy League Bohemians: A Girl Among Boys coming soon.

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Published on July 27, 2014 07:40 • 8 views
Bogi Takács Bogi Takács's blog:

While I was away, an upsetting thing happened.


As you probably already know, I sold a Hungarian folktale retelling to Eggplant Literary, to be included in Spellbound, their Kickstarted middle grade anthology that was (I thought!) supposedly diversity-themed.


The guidelines bothered me, but then aga...

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Published on July 26, 2014 21:01 • 5 views
Arran Bhansal Arran Bhansal's blog:
Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
I bet that’s the one thing you’ve never considered. That somewhere, someone iskicking themselves for letting you go. For never having had a chance. For never mustering the courage to tell you that they liked you, too.We live in a world where there are too many... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2014 00:35 • 3 views
Alice  Walsh Alice Walsh's blog:
It’s unnerving to live with a person who says: “There’s never anything to eat in the house.” It’s tiring to live with a person who says: “There’s nothing to eat around here. Don’t forget to pick something on your way … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2014 04:41 • 5 views
Maggie Bolitho Maggie Bolitho's blog:


After five months of waiting, we’ve finally taken delivery of our worldly belongings. My husband and I have gone from living in a construction site to coping with the chaos of organizing the contents of over a hundred boxes that were unloaded into every available space in our house. The challeng...

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Published on July 27, 2014 21:07 • 5 views
Ed Cyzewski Ed Cyzewski's blog:

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That night I met a young woman at an inner city church dramatically changed the way I think about faith and doubt. She had huge misgivingsand questions about God and the Bible. She felt like the church hadn’t been a friendly place to deal with them. She’d even been spiritually abused by leaders...

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Published on July 27, 2014 10:00 • 4 views
Leo X. Robertson Leo X. Robertson's blog:

A lot of contemporary writers encourage the next generation to break the rules of writing, but what might those be? Can it be true that none of them are hard and fast? I thought I’d compile a list of the writing rules that I’m aware of that I’m prepared to break, and the ones that I’m not.

Rules f...

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Published on July 27, 2014 00:24 • 14 views
Bey Deckard Bey Deckard's blog:

Just finished writing the sequel to Caged last night. I’ll wait a few days to clear my head and start the first reread. Hopefully it will be published in a few months.


Phew.


Still not sure about the name.


Can’t wait to work on the cover. :)

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Published on July 27, 2014 06:35 • 7 views
Cambria Hebert Cambria Hebert's blog:
Hey All! Thought I would drop by and let you know that my newest Take It Off novel Taste is released! It can be read as a standalone and makes a good summer read!
Here is the info:
TASTE by Cambria Hebert - a contemporary romantic suspense standalone

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Published on July 27, 2014 21:05 • 30 views
Barbara Speak Barbara Speak's blog:
I wanted to thank all of you for the amazing, kind words you have left in regards to the Flawlessly Broken series. Thank you, thank you, thank you!
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Published on July 27, 2014 20:29 • 7 views
Marc Aplin Marc Aplin's blog:
We all know that HBO’s Game of Thrones stars have a good sense of humour, because they’ve often appeared on lighthearted talk shows. However, HBO themselves have always maintained the seriousness and darkness of the show in their marketing. That is, until now! At this weekend’s Comic-Con in San D... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2014 08:36 • 5 views
David Ciferri David Ciferri's blog:
"This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Published on July 27, 2014 20:23 • 5 views
Nenia Campbell Nenia Campbell's blog:
Kelly Hauser is a 25-year-old hipster/brony/self-proclaimed geek who's been in love with her best friend, Tristan Lesauvage, for fourteen years. When she finds out he's broken things off with his latest girlfriend, she takes the chance to tell him how she feels after being stuck in the friendzone... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2014 20:19 • 103 views
Camilla Carboni Camilla Carboni's blog:

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It’s been a few weeks since I posted and I have a good reason for that, I promise.


You know how life sometimes gets in the way? Well it has, but while it’s been distracting it has also been eyeopening and new and exciting things have lined up on the horizon. Just typical! And that’s exactly why...

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Published on July 27, 2014 08:56 • 7 views
E.J. Fechenda E.J. Fechenda's blog:


A little teaser promo for Enforcer.

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Published on July 27, 2014 17:31 • 6 views
Sally Ember Sally Ember's blog:

Sally Ember, Ed.D.:

Thanks, Nicholas, for doing the “heavy lifting” and summarizing the Smashwords’ Survey results, here. Question: until today, I read many places that it’s after Book 3 in a series that authors can expect to do better/become more “visible.”

Today, you said Book 5 and I want to te...

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Published on July 27, 2014 07:16 • 4 views
Khafra K. Om-Ra-Seti Khafra K. Om-Ra-Seti's blog:
This book presents five case studies of boom and bust cycles, providing chronicles of the events as they happened. The reader is presented with significant factors that gave rise to the boom periods and the subsequent bust declines. As the author, I make the case that the journey traveled through... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2014 19:59 • 5 views
Ila Garg Ila Garg's blog:


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Published on July 27, 2014 01:55 • 5 views
Lisa  Shea Lisa Shea's blog:

Heading into my evening meditation – just finishing up the polishing on my first sci-fi romance. Grateful for every day. #meditation


The post Meditation appeared first on Lisa Shea Blog.

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Published on July 27, 2014 18:58 • 4 views
Dietrich Kalteis Dietrich Kalteis's blog:


The Blog Hop
First off, I’d like to say thank you to author ER Brown for inviting me to take part in this Blog Hop. Each week a writer answers four questions and posts them to his or her blog, then introduces two more writers to take part for the following week. And they in turn invite two new wr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2014 19:23 • 1 view
Jacqueline Patricks Jacqueline Patricks's blog:
More Free RWA2014 Ebook downloads from www.Samhainpublishing.com (USE CODE AT CHECKOUT)

'Falling for her Husband' by Karen Erickson code: RWA14FH

'Take What You Want' by Jeanette Grey code RWA14TW (Rita finalist)

'Never Let Me Go' by Jennifer Haymore code RWA14NG

'Wyatt's War' by Myla Jackson code RW... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2014 19:38 • 38 views
Gustav Jorgenson Gustav Jorgenson's blog:

Nerdy Wife gets Owned in front of Husband
by Gustav Jorgenson



Newly wed couple Arthur and Eleanor joined a couple of friends Herman and Lester one night to enjoy a rousing game of “Settlers of Catan,” a board game cherished by nerds the world over. Unfortunately their friendly game was disrupted by...

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Published on July 27, 2014 13:41 • 6 views
John L. Monk John L. Monk's blog:

After my last post, I just wanted to assure folks: I haven’t relapsed.


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Published on July 27, 2014 09:19 • 5 views
Karen-Anne Stewart Karen-Anne Stewart's blog:
“I don’t care how many men have kissed you, touched you; you’re still mine. You have always been mine, and those bastards and their touch don’t exist anymore…not to me,” I growl, running my hand up the back of her neck as her soft hair tangles in my fingers, “only my touch exists now.”

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Published on July 27, 2014 19:17 • 9 views
Dianne Bates Dianne Bates's blog:

I love dogs.I started dreaming of having a dog when I was in my nappies.
For hundreds and hundreds of reasons, I didn't have a chance to share my life with a dog.Until … One night coming back home, thinking of retiring from work, I found a little Jack Russell in my backyard.The idea of writing ab... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2014 16:33 • 5 views
Carrie Aulenbacher Carrie Aulenbacher's blog:
Yes, a long dream for me has come true; my debut novel has been accepted and published! I now have The Early Bird Cafe in my hand and on my shelf. If you had told me this would be my reality back when I had first finished writing it, I would have laughed. Actually, when the publisher called back... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2014 19:05 • 8 views
T.A. Uner T.A. Uner's blog:


The Muse. A Writer’s best friend. But for some of us that want to make a quick name for ourselves in today’s competitive market, the Muse can be a neglected commodity.


Some writers like to chase the market, and that’s fine. Not here to criticize or judge. Never. But consider this: Why do you thi...

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Published on July 26, 2014 19:59 • 6 views
Jessa Ryan Jessa Ryan's blog:

Under Pretenses, the story I wrote in response to a prompt in the MM Romance groups yearly Don’t Write in the Closet event, came out on Monday!!

If you’re a member of the MM Romance Group, you can read it right from the thread, here: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1921071-under-pretenses-by-...

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Published on July 26, 2014 22:08 • 5 views
Jaymin Eve Jaymin Eve's blog:
Writing is hard, putting yourself and your work out into the world is hard. I'm kind of getting the impression my romance sucks a little (or a lot) haha. I do see the point being made that it is a little unrealistic. I guess for me, I've always loved the romances where they don't make sense, wher... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2014 02:11 • 11 views
Chris Fillebrown Chris Fillebrown's blog:
Frame of Reference presents: Gathering – Part 19 – Writing by Chris Fillebrown
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Published on July 26, 2014 23:00 • 5 views
Jim Dreis Jim Dreis's blog:
“Educating yourself does not mean that you were stupid in the first place; it means that you are intelligent enough to know that there is plenty left to learn.”

― Melanie Joy
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Published on July 27, 2014 18:43 • 9 views
Annie Rose Welch Annie Rose Welch's blog:

I shared this last year. I thought it would be nice to share it again.#TheCrossroadswill be out soon and the series continues where Marigny Street ended. Squee!


I’d like to introduce ya’ll to the Eva in my mind. I found this image oneday while browsing through pins on Pinterest. I found this drawi...

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Published on July 27, 2014 18:28 • 8 views
Erkan Saka Erkan Saka's blog:

Bayram trafiğinde 3 günlük kaza bilançosu: 41 ölü, 266 yaralı


For the Ramadan Bayram,Turks are in a state of mobilization which leads to many traffic accidents… News in Turkish


VIDEO:Four killed after public bus catches fire in Istanbul




There people were killed when a public bus caught fire in Istanbul on July 27.

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Published on July 27, 2014 07:43 • 6 views
A.P. Jensen A.P. Jensen's blog:

My ears were plugged this week and because I’m impatient, I prolonged the healing process and now have a severe blockagethat has rewarded me with temporary loss of hearing.Normally, I’m one of those people that can’t stand when people tap pens and when I hear beeping, I will find and kill it. I’m...

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Published on July 27, 2014 14:37 • 5 views
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