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Katherine Lowry Logan Katherine Lowry Logan's blog:
SOCIAL MEDIA IS A WASTE OF TIME FOR WRITERS—HMMM, THINK AGAIN
By: Kristen Lamb
We’ve been talking a lot about social media lately and I am always grateful for your comments and thoughts. This kind of feedback not only helps me improve my blog, but my also books, because I get a glimpse of your w... Read more of this blog post »
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Kristie Cook Kristie Cook's blog:

Over on my author Facebook page, we’ve been having some fun with Soul Savers trivia in celebration of reaching 7,777 Likes and the upcoming release of the last book in the series. There will be an amazing giveaway for participants in the trivia questions, so check it out if you haven’t already.


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Ian Hawley Ian Hawley's blog:
To be honest, I hate talking about myself. I think that's why I started to write, but that didn't seem to work, so now I'm back to possibly talking about me.
It would be good to keep this going (I wont promise every day) especially as there's lots going on.

In summary, for anyone who is new to me.
I... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 25, 2015 10:46 • 17 views
Frank Nappi Frank Nappi's blog:
America no longer has the time to enjoy America’s past time.


Really?


Major League Baseball has announced that it will begin experimenting with a pitch clock at the Double-A and Triple-A levels this season after having tested it in the Arizona Fall League last year. The reason? Apparently, baseball... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 25, 2015 10:43 • 19 views
Sydney Logan Sydney Logan's blog:

On February 21, I will be releasing my fifth novel, Pros & Cons. The cover won't be revealed until February 2, but in today's Sneak Peek, I'm sharing an excerpt from the book. I'm also giving away three advanced copies of the ebook, so be sure to enter to win!




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Published on January 24, 2015 21:00 • 2 views
C.J. Daugherty C.J. Daugherty's blog:
Just for fun, the folks at Trailermade Films have put together a Supercut of all the Night School videos set to a haunting coverof Taylor Swift’s Shake it Off by sixteen-year-old singer/songwriterBetsa Collins. I think it’s so lovely – it almost made me cry the first time I saw it. …

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Published on January 25, 2015 05:14 • 1 view
Aaron Dembski-Bowden Aaron Dembski-Bowden's blog:

As you probably know by now (for y’all are wise and learned folk) I’ve got a webcomic starting soon. It’s called The Road to Jove. It’s about a road going to a place called Jove. It’s also about people, robots, rust, robots, war, robots, mythology, and some robots.


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Published on January 24, 2015 22:43 • 4 views
Shawn Michel de Montaigne Shawn Michel de Montaigne's blog:

A world that enriches authors like E.L. James is a world whose opinion means squat to me.

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Emma Leigh Reed Emma Leigh Reed's blog:
I sit here this morning watching more snow fall down. Winters in New England are long and tedious, and each winter I sit here and wonder why do I live in this area of the country when I hate winter so much.

This is the year for that to change for me. Plans are in motion for downsizing and moving t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 25, 2015 05:48 • 4 views
Lisa Bilbrey Lisa Bilbrey's blog:
On February 21, Sydney Logan will be releasing her fifth novel, Pros & Cons. The cover won't be revealed until February 2, but in today's Sneak Peek, she's sharing an excerpt from the book. She's also giving away three advanced copies of the ebook, so be sure to enter to win!

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Published on January 25, 2015 00:00 • 1 view
Teri Terry Teri Terry's blog:
All you have to do to enter is leave a comment below, and tell me why you'd like to come!







Details:




The book launch is 27th February at Blackwell's in Oxford, which is a short walk from Oxford train station.




You are responsible for your own travel to Oxford, and may bring a chauffeur/parent and...

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Published on January 25, 2015 05:38 • 1 view
Tiger Gray Tiger Gray's blog:
Anita finally gets to the crime scene itself, despite absolutely zero investigative strategy being applied. There's a guy nailed to the wall of what I can only assume is a house. The details consist of "small porch" "hallway" and "straight backed chair."

Anita thinks it's weird that someone took t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 25, 2015 01:12 • 1 view
Heather Silvio Heather Silvio's blog:
A question readers invariably ask their favorite authors - Where do you get your ideas? I've heard some writers get a little peeved at this question, probably because they get asked it all the time! But, I consider more like a complement. Usually when I'm being asked the question, the reader comm... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 25, 2015 09:49 • 64 views
Justin Swapp Justin Swapp's blog:

goodreads challenge


I’m probably a little late writing this, but one of my goals in 2015 is to make more time for reading. Now that I have a little bit of a commute to work, I am really leveraging audiobooks to help fill the gap. Below, I’ve listed the majority of the books that I have on the docket for this year a...

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Published on January 24, 2015 22:59 • 1 view
Stephen Paul Schwertley Stephen Paul Schwertley's blog:
I saw American Sniper yesterday Saturday afternoon at 3:50 and every seat was taken. The story is excellently told, and I please ask everyone who see's a person in uniform to "THANK THEM FOR THEIR SERVICE!"

In regards to ISIS and all of the other Muslin terrorist groups, if you keep up your extrem... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 25, 2015 09:37 • 4 views
Andrea Heltsley Andrea Heltsley's blog:
Detour (Dissolve, #2) by Andrea Heltsley

The sequel to Dissolve is coming this spring!!!!

A conversation between Noah and Cora in Detour:

Their eyes got wide and I knew the questions would come this time. Noah was the first to pepper me with them. “You found a way out of here? How did you end up there in specific? It seems like a strange... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 25, 2015 09:37 • 21 views
Jennifer Donnelly Jennifer Donnelly's blog:
Have had no time to read over the last few months, but am on a serious book binge now! Started off with Olive Kitteridge (Elizabeth Strout) and loved it. What an gorgeous book. Moved right on to The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher by Hilary Mantel. Cool, eerie short stories. Cannot WAIT for th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 25, 2015 09:36 • 9 views
Kristan Higgins Kristan Higgins's blog:
Post a picture of your pet, gang! I'm a little blue today; taking the Princess back to college and need a little pick-me-up.
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Published on January 25, 2015 05:10 • 8 views
Cara McKenna Cara McKenna's blog:
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Published on January 24, 2015 17:32 • 4 views
Neal Asher Neal Asher's blog:
For this blog post I hand you over to Steve Buick:


I wrote the music for Dark Intelligence with the idea that long soundscapes could evoke the atmospheres in the book and enhance the reading experience without actually interfering with the reading itself. I did the same thing for Peter F Hamilton... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 24, 2015 23:23 • 4 views
Chris Bohjalian Chris Bohjalian's blog:
Today is my father’s birthday, but he died in 2011 so it’s really just another day. He would have been 87. But I thought I should give him a shout-out in this space, given the incredible amount of material he provided – never by design – for this column. Certainly my world was diminished when he... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 25, 2015 09:22 • 8 views
Permdeep Singh Permdeep Singh's blog:
After thinking all kinds of thoughts, dark and uplifting, confusing and clarifying, revelatory and disheartening, fearful and brave, I have finally accepted the call to write these Animal World books.

That may sound presumptuous of me, giving the impression I think these books will someday be some... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 25, 2015 09:16 • 6 views
Jennifer  Anderson Jennifer Anderson's blog:
Several years ago, like 10, I didn't know anybody with cancer. I had friends who had friends or family, but no one I directly knew. Until a few years back and BAM, death from the C-word surrounded me. It felt like every year, someone was sick.

And this is more true now. And again, someone I know h... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 25, 2015 08:00 • 4 views
Claude Nougat Claude Nougat's blog:
This is not going to be a cheerful post. I love Italy - but the fact is, Italy is shooting itself in the foot. There is a very good reason why Italy's economy isn't going to get better anytime soon: overall, since the 1970s, Italy's entrepreneurs haven't believed in what they were doing here, in... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 25, 2015 07:08 • 4 views
D.B. Jackson D.B. Jackson's blog:

I’m 51 years old — nearly 52 — and I have never made a Martini. I’ve drunk a few. More than a few, if I’m going to be honest. But I’ve never made one. I don’t know how. I know what’s involved — gin, vermouth, olives, Aston Martins — but I don’t know the exact recipe. For that matter, I also don’t...

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Published on January 24, 2015 15:25 • 6 views
Brad Simkulet Brad Simkulet's blog:

​is there anything more horrifying than the tumblr dashboard?

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Published on January 24, 2015 18:23 • 3 views
Christopher Snowdon Christopher Snowdon's blog:
I wrote an article for The Telegraph last week about the public health lobby's 'scream test' and the real motives behind plain packaging.

So much for evidence. With every indicator showing that plain packaging in Australia has been, at best, a damp squib, the campaign for this risible policy was w...
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Published on January 25, 2015 03:43 • 5 views
Kristin Billerbeck Kristin Billerbeck's blog:
This is my dad and me to a "T" -- we still drive everyone around us crazy with our political arguments. I wonder if we started this young.
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Published on January 24, 2015 09:59 • 4 views
Meagan Spooner Meagan Spooner's blog:


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ATHENS, Ga.- It was in the best seller section of a Barnes & Noble in this college town that Kathy Rackley found a novel story of her own - a young man by the name of Malcolm Mitchell.


"I mean a chance encounter in a b...

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Published on January 24, 2015 10:40 • 4 views
Billy London Billy London's blog:


No we're all up to date! Best Laid Plans is back out and you can find it here:
If you haven't given this story a go, then let me convince you...

Best Laid Plans on Amazon
Best Laid Plans on ARe


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If someone is too good to be true, it’s usually because they’re trying to keep the doors... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 25, 2015 05:58 • 4 views
Suzie Quint Suzie Quint's blog:
Got lots to share this month.



Don't know where to start with promotion? Well, this won't help. My friend Rachelle has compiled a list of sites that help you promote your book. It's fantastic having all this information in one place, but you still have the problem of where to start.

http://www.rach... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 25, 2015 00:00 • 4 views
Quentin Wallace Quentin Wallace's blog:
Hi everyone! Just wanted to let you know BRACKETT HOLLISTER: THE WEREWOLF PACK will be FREE to download on Amazon Tomorrow, January 26th!

http://www.amazon.com/Brackett-Hollis...

Also, an awesome Suspense/Thriller by another great author, Mr. Oak Anderson, will be free tomorrow as well. I highly re... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 25, 2015 08:28 • 5 views
G.D. Falksen G.D. Falksen's blog:




Herbert Luey Evening dress | Met Museum | ca. 1890



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Published on January 25, 2015 07:15 • 5 views
Chris Dietzel Chris Dietzel's blog:
Before I ever wrote my three books about the end of the world (The Man Who Watched The World End, A Different Alchemy, and The Hauntings of Playing God), I knew they had to take place in a world full of imagination and possibility—the type of stories I enjoy reading myself—but I also wanted them... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 25, 2015 08:26 • 6 views
Arthur Daigle Arthur Daigle's blog:
Brody ran, ducking to avoid the low hanging pine branches and fervently wishing he had life insurance. He didn’t know who was chasing him or why. He’d worked hard to avoid people’s attention and stayed away from nearby villages, sticking instead to lakes and rivers. Few men had seen him for weeks... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 25, 2015 08:24 • 4 views
Kayla Jameth Kayla Jameth's blog:
Dionysus and the satyrLisa Henry, JP Kenwood and I have created a new group on Goodreads for the discussion of m/m set against the backdrop of the Greco-Roman world.
We are entertaining questions about our stories and the ancient world, Classical History in particular.
Please drop by The House of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 25, 2015 06:55 • 4 views
Mae Wood Mae Wood's blog:
The Bechdel Testasks whether two women in a work of fiction have a conversation not about a man.

So does Bechdel work in Chick Lit?

We've got Becky Bloomwood (Sophie Kinsella's heroine) trying to make curry and also her many financial woes discussed with her roommate. At least the first Shopaholic... Read more of this blog post »
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Lena Nelson Dooley Lena Nelson Dooley's blog:
Robin(NC)is thewinner of Once a Marine byLoree Lough.
Abigail(NC)isthewinner ofBrentwood's WardbyMichelle Griep.
Loraine(TX)isthewinner of The Color of Sorrow Isn't Blue bySharon K Souza.
Linda(IL)isthewinner of the Ebook The Right Ingredients byNancy Shew Bolton.
Angela(KY)isthewinner of When Dawn Brea... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 25, 2015 01:00 • 4 views
Lynne Marshall Lynne Marshall's blog:

Top Pick-stampI’ve reached a milestone in my writing career. Yippee!


HER PERFECT PROPOSAL, has received a 4 1/2 star TOP PICK review from Romantic Times Magazine for March:



“Humor takes precedence in Marshall’s romantic mystery. Her aw-sucks dialogue and quotable catchphrases give a fly-on-the-wall perspective.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 24, 2015 10:11 • 5 views
Jennifer Niven Jennifer Niven's blog:


Yay!!

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Published on January 25, 2015 07:17 • 4 views
Harper Kingsley Harper Kingsley's blog:

Harper Kingsley - Author of slashy sci-fi and fantasy, loves to babble about books, movies, comics, and whatever


There are currently plans afoot for what I think are some truly awesome things. At the very least, I am enthused.


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I really have to start taking pictures, though I’ve been holding off...

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Published on January 25, 2015 02:53 • 4 views
Shana Galen Shana Galen's blog:
I was on deadline through mid-December and then got swept away by the holidays. It seems that I neglected to announce the winner of the prize offered in my November 19 post. Better late than never, right? Congratulations, Laney4! You win because not only did you comment on the post, but you remin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 24, 2015 21:44 • 6 views
Bella Andre Bella Andre's blog:
Huge KINDLE DAILY DEAL today!!! 12 Sullivans are on sale for $1.99 at Amazon US this Sunday only ~ http://amzn.to/1Cq6Sdm

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Can't Help Falling In Love ~ http://amzn.to/1EIyxWO
I Only Have Eyes For You ~ http://amzn.to/1GSEMfs
If You Were Mine ~ http://amzn.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 25, 2015 07:56 • 5 views
Teresa Grant Teresa Grant's blog:

photo: Bonnie Glaser


Happy weekend! After spending last weekend hosting our annual New Year party (now also a celebration of M��lanie’s birthday) I’m in the midst of copy edits of The Mayfair Affair but emerging briefly to post a teaser from my novella-in-progress about Suzanne and Malcolm’s firs...

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Published on January 24, 2015 18:09 • 1 view
Bisco Hatori Bisco Hatori's blog:
大変遅ればせながら明けましておめでとうございます!
2015年も漫画に熱く生きたいと思いますので、何卒
よろしくお願い致します!



まずは1月5日に「ウラカタ!!」1巻が発売になりました!
ウラカタb
うちに頂いた本は全部アシスタントさんやお世話になった方に
差し上げてしまって
見本用にとっておいたのしかなかった…


こうして見本用のコミックスが原稿中に
アシさんと私の間で飛び交っています。
「ここと同じ服です!」「ここの背景と同じ場所です」とか
そういう感じで^^;


カバーデザインもすごくこだわって頂いて、
とても素敵なカバーになりました!
「01」の所が特に気に入っている…かっこいい…
ぜひ本屋さんでお見かけの際はよろしくお願... Read more of this blog post »
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