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Tamora Pierce Tamora Pierce's blog:
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Missing her LJ and wanting a forum like it, Tammy has started up a Dreamwidth. Lengthier opinion posts, daily life updates, and PG-13 venting will all take place over here - though she’ll keep reblogging pictures and announcing things on tumblr.

There...

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Published on April 17, 2015 11:13 • 1 view
Leonard Makin Leonard Makin's blog:
JunkyJunky by William S. Burroughs

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



JUNKY was Burroughs' first novel (I've begun what I've always wanted to do - read all his
work in chronological order). I can't say anything other than what has been written about
Burroughs - he is, I think, the most important post war writer.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 18, 2015 06:25 • 13 views
Gretchen Rubin Gretchen Rubin's blog:
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Last week, I was in London for my book tour for Better Than Before. What a beautiful, beautiful city. And I took even greater pleasure in it, because I was reminded of Winston Churchill.


One of the great joys of my life was writing Forty Ways to Look at Winston Churchill, my biography of Churchill...

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Published on April 17, 2015 12:04 • 1 view
Roslyn Hardy Holcomb Roslyn Hardy Holcomb's blog:

(Subtitle: Billy London Writes Too Damned Slow!) (Sub-Subtitle: Every Other Author I Like Writes Too Damned Slow Too, but I Can ’t Complain About Them Because They’ve Had Books Out Recently)


I wait (im)patiently for my fave author to release a new book. Okay. Okay I tell myself. I’m going to pac...

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Published on April 17, 2015 12:43 • 1 view
Tessa Dare Tessa Dare's blog:

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Romance Writers of America (RWA), the trade association for aspiring and published romance fiction authors, announces the finalists for the 2015 RITA and Golden Heart Awards. The RITA — the highest award of distinction in romance fiction — recognizes excellence in published romance novels a...

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Published on April 17, 2015 20:45 • 1 view
Wil Wheaton Wil Wheaton's blog:

Taking walks, by myself and taking walks with Seamus and Marlowe.


Exercising several times a week.


Keeping close track of what I’m eating and drinking.


Caring for my physical and mental health.


Reading more books.


Taking pictures.


Writing jokes.


Cleaning up after myself.


Holding hands with my wife.


Sittin...

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Published on April 17, 2015 10:00 • 1 view
Emma Cooper Emma Cooper's blog:



Bob the builder

Where have all the good builders gone?

Image credit: clement127




I would very much like to spend spring playing in my garden – but there’s not much point trying to do anything until the paving is down. It’s a big job, and not one that we can confidently do ourselves, and so we’re trying to hire...

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Published on April 17, 2015 23:36 • 1 view
Jennifer Hubert Jennifer Hubert's blog:
“When I don’t have anything to read, I feel like a tortoise without a shell or a boat without an anchor. There is nothing to hide under. Nowhere to stop and rest. When I don’t have a book, there is nowhere good or interesting to be, there is nobody to care about, nothing to hope […]
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Published on April 17, 2015 08:23 • 1 view
Kim Harrison Kim Harrison's blog:

Spring is busting out all over. No rain yesterday, but we’re not desperate yet for it, and a little slow down might be in order. My cherry tree looks about a week out, and the apple is not far behind. As for me, I’m pushing forward on Peri’s second book, and it’s going well. I’m starting to know...

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Published on April 17, 2015 04:57 • 1 view
Tiah Beautement Tiah Beautement's blog:
Zukiswa Wanner has penned a powerful read: In 2008, I cried. I was at a literary festival in one of the wealthier parts of South Africa when I got a phone call from a South African woman. She needed a safe place to stay for her and her child.Her neighbours were threatening to kill her for being i... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 17, 2015 19:04 • 2 views
David Lee Summers David Lee Summers's blog:

My third Clockwork Legion novel, The Brazen Shark is due at the publisher in just under a month. Ten Percent Solution In the memoir, On Writing, Stephen King says, “Your job during or just after the first draft is to decide what something or somethings yours is about. Your job in the second draft—one of them, anyway...

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Published on April 18, 2015 05:00 • 1 view
Monica Edinger Monica Edinger's blog:

Andrea Pinkney’s The Red Pencil! I reviewedthis fine bookfor the New York Times and am delightedto see this. Congratulations, Andrea and Little Brown Books for Young Readers!

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Published on April 18, 2015 02:28 • 6 views
Steven Pressfield Steven Pressfield's blog:
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Here’s something I think is true.
It’s a riff on my 10,000-reader rule, which I think is the magic number of readers per title a publisher must reach before she can be satisfied that she’d done all that she could. After exposing 10,000 interest... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 18, 2015 05:46 • 1 view
Vanessa Kelly Vanessa Kelly's blog:

HIGHLANDER

HOW TO MARRY A ROYAL HIGHLANDER, book four in my Renegade Royals Series, will be out on June 30th. Would you like to read the book before anyone else? Well, hop on over to Goodreads where I’m running a 5 ARC giveaway. Just click here to enter.

You can find out more about HOW TO MARRY A ROYAL...

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Published on April 17, 2015 14:16 • 6 views
Sammie Ward Sammie Ward's blog:
Guaranteed Weight Loss in just weeks


Garcinia Cambogia is a fruit found in the regions of Southeast Asia and it is the rind of this fruit that is used to derive the Garcinia Cambogia Extract. The presence of natural HCA (Hydrocitric Acid) in quantities exceeding 50% is what makes this the miraculo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 18, 2015 05:44 • 13 views
Monte Cook Monte Cook's blog:
Iadace and welcome to this week’s edition of The […]
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Published on April 17, 2015 10:21 • 1 view
Armen Chakmakjian Armen Chakmakjian's blog:
Originally posted on Today, April 24, 2014, Armenians all over the world remember a tragedy that befell our Ottoman Armenian ancestors 99 years ago. ?That tragedy was so horrific to the world that a new word, genocide, was created to describe what the Young Turk regime perpetrated. ?The Ottoman A... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 16, 2015 17:07 • 2 views
Barry Lyga Barry Lyga's blog:

So, yesterday, we got to see a laughably awful teaser trailer for the upcomingBatman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice. I say “laughably awful” because the damn thing seemed like a parody of itself, leaning heavily — and cheaply — on the iconography of the two main characters, with hilariously portent...

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Published on April 17, 2015 08:14 • 6 views
Meg Cabot Meg Cabot's blog:
Spring is here!

I know because these have arrived . . . .

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Oops, no, not those. Silly me. I meant these:

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Advanced reader copies of Princess Diaries #11, Royal Wedding, and From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess!

I’m so excited it’s finally here…the 15th Birthday of the publication of T...

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Published on April 17, 2015 08:24 • 9 views
George R.R. Martin George R.R. Martin's blog:
Brad Torgensen has added a post to his blog: "Sad Puppies: We Are Not Rabid Puppies."

Larry Correia has also spoken up on MONSTER HUNTER NATION: "I Am Not Vox Day."

I commend them both for making the distinction so loudly and clearly. And I accept what they say. The Sad Puppies are not Rabid Puppie... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 17, 2015 20:19 • 9 views
Sharon Lee Sharon Lee's blog:

In which several points are addressed, in no particular order, and with no particular connection.


1. Have you pre-ordered your signed/personalized copy of Dragon in Exile from Uncle Hugo’s Science Fiction Bookstore yet? Time’s a-wastin’. Here’s a link to background and instructions.


2. Sharon Lee a...

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Published on April 17, 2015 11:11 • 9 views
Nalini Singh Nalini Singh's blog:
The winners have all been notified via the email address used to enter the contest. (If you see your name on this list but didn't get an e-mail, it's because someone else with the same name won.) And the winners are:
Janene J.SiggyJulie D.Katie E.Mary Ann C.
Congratulations to the winners and thank... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 17, 2015 15:39 • 1 view
Kate  Evans Kate Evans's blog:

A great booze-less Baja evening.
When I decided to take a break from booze, I had no ideathere was a movement afoot.

These days, people are doing a lot of writing and talking about the role of drinking in their lives. They are looking at why they feel compelled to drink in social situations or mos... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 17, 2015 11:15 • 5 views
Michele Lynn Seigfried Michele Lynn Seigfried's blog:
Come out and see me today in South Jersey!

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Meet the Authors Event
Monroe Township Public Library
713 Marsha Ave.
Williamstown, NJ
12 – 2 pm

Come meet me and more than 40 other authors at this free event! I’ll have all of my books for sale at a discount during this special event!... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 18, 2015 05:19 • 6 views
Billy Roper Billy Roper's blog:
Nominated for Amazon Editor's Award for 'Big Picks of Spring' 2015: Hasten The Day: The First Year Of The Balkanization Of America by Billy Roper http://www.amazon.com/dp/1502391058/r...
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Published on April 18, 2015 05:14 • 12 views
Robert  Jacoby Robert Jacoby's blog:
Cross-posted from my LinkedIn page...

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/what-i...

I've written 1 million words over 30 years. At least, I think I have. It's hard to say. Who's going to count every word in 11 journals across 1,100 pages? Let's call it 900,000 to 1.1 million. This is not about numbers b... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 18, 2015 05:10 • 1 view
Java Davis Java Davis's blog:
My latest blog post, including photos from Israel.
http://theroadtripwriter.com/israel-o...
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Published on April 18, 2015 04:16 • 42 views
Tony Fahkry Tony Fahkry's blog:
“People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates.” - Thomas Szasz

What is lost can never be found, what is found can never be forgotten.

So echoes the quest to realise your true identity.

I remain convinced you... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 18, 2015 01:57 • 9 views
Warren Fahy Warren Fahy's blog:
Face of the Day – Atlas moth (note the snake head shapes on wings): http://images.mentalfloss.com/sites/d...
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Published on April 18, 2015 01:19 • 9 views
Kracken Kracken's blog:
Bound to the Wolf
Available on amazon kindle and for free on Kindle Unlimited service. If you like the book, please leave a review.
http://amzn.com/B00W3RB4FS
In the bandit band of The Wolf, those who failed the test, killing their first man, were killed.Lore was many things, but he wasn't a killer.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 18, 2015 01:03 • 8 views
R. Joseph Hoffmann R. Joseph Hoffmann's blog:
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There will be nothing left
but the brown curls of dry roses
at the end of May.
There will be
not even a scent of you
on a shirt or towel.
The slatless benches
will be passed by,
and the question of flowers
will be answered by fools.
Your weeping for truth,
my carnival of certainty--
It passes.
It passes li... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 18, 2015 01:03 • 10 views
Paddy Cummins Paddy Cummins's blog:
A MAN'S LIFE
THE FOUR STAGES.


Firstly I have to say that I’m no expert on life and living. I know I have traveled a long way and had lots of ups and downs, but my trek along life’s twisting path was mostly one of trial and error – I got some things right but it was usually at the second or third at... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 18, 2015 00:47 • 118 views
Becky Black Becky Black's blog:
I don't feed my Wordpress blog though to here any more because it comes out looking all weird. But must link to it this week, for fellow fans of Jordan L. Hawk who is my guest for a short interview talking about her imminent release Hoarfrost.

If you're as excited for that as I am, click and check... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 18, 2015 00:11 • 8 views
Durgesh Satpathy Durgesh Satpathy's blog:
While writing my first Novella “Equating the Equations of Insanity: A Journey from Grief to Victory” the question that knocked my mind the most was “Would I be able to give my audience the best thoughts like most of my favorite authors do?”

I was too much stressed while proofreading my book before... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 17, 2015 23:16 • 53 views
Kimberly Labor Kimberly Labor's blog:
Amazingly enough, even caring for a severely disabled dying man gives moments of joy for all involved: the patient himself; caregivers; roommates; the social worker; the cook; me, the daughter; and even the pet dog. I think this indeed proves the existence of ultimate Goodness, the existence of G... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 17, 2015 21:30 • 25 views
Zoltan Istvan Zoltan Istvan's blog:
My Daily Mail article on $1 million dollar prize for living longest again being adapted in still more languages and places (Nigeria, Scotland, Romania, Croatia, Vietnam, Argentina, and more in the last 24 hours). http://www.periodismo.com/2015/04/17/... and
http://www.index.hr/ and
http://vietnamn... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 17, 2015 20:38 • 11 views
Richard M Knittle Jr. Richard M Knittle Jr.'s blog:
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Published on April 17, 2015 20:24 • 117 views
Julius Thompson Julius Thompson's blog:
What a wonderful deal!
You can purchase all four of my novels for your spring reading for just $4.00 in the Ebook format…that’s just $1.00 a Novel!
You can buy just one or all four for the price of $1.00 for each book.
My four published novels are on sale from April 17, 2015 to May 17, 2015 for h... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 17, 2015 20:23 • 33 views
Madeline  Martin Madeline Martin's blog:
Please join me for my FB release party at https://www.facebook.com/events/38925... on April 28, 2015 from 6:15-9PM eastern.
There will be awesome prizes (including a $25 Amazon giftcard) and a fabulous authors! Here's the lineup:
6:15 - 6:30: Intro and opening question
6:30 - 7:00: Cathy MacRae
7:... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 17, 2015 19:45 • 11 views
Jagannath Rao Adukuri Jagannath Rao Adukuri's blog:
You are looking at this person in canopy where he was under ,a black and white photograph where he continuously stared. Person had his body in clothes that are now given to laundry not for a wash but for wearing.

(A dhobhi wears dead clothes less person’s inner sarcasm)

His number is missing in fil...
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