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Katheryn Maddox Haddad Katheryn Maddox Haddad's blog:
The scripture for today, December 18, is Hebrews 12:18ff as found in the New Testament of the Bible:

"You have not come to a mountain [Sinai] that can be touched and that is burning with fire; to darkness, gloom and storms; to a trumpet blast or to such a voice speaking words that those who heard... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 17, 2014 21:27 • 3 views
Jeremy  Thompson Jeremy Thompson's blog:
"Find me an example of myself saying that I want to kill my neighbor in those exact words," the hero said to Carlos, whose leash the Nazis held.

And so Carlos turned to his illegally recorded spy recordings. "I never said to kill anybody," was the recording that he found.

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Published on December 17, 2014 21:26 • 1 view
P.S. Bartlett P.S. Bartlett's blog:
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Published on December 17, 2014 21:25 • 1 view
George R.R. Martin George R.R. Martin's blog:
... again.

First the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER named me the third most powerful writer in Hollywood.

And now, yes indeed, Barbara Walters has included me as one of her Ten Most Fascinating People of 2014. The third, actually. Though I am not sure the order actually matters.

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Published on December 17, 2014 19:23 • 42 views
Joleene Naylor Joleene Naylor's blog:

Wholikes author interviews? Me for one, and here’s hoping you do too, because Book Goodies was kind enough to post an interview with yours truly. They had some great questions, like:


What do you think about the future of book publishing?

I think it’s only going to get harder from here. Indie publi...

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Published on December 17, 2014 04:52 • 13 views
J.C. Hart J.C. Hart's blog:

It’s that time when peoplestart to gather their thoughts on the year that was and plan ahead for what the new one will bring. I love this kind of thing, so I went digging for my goals post from the start of this year to find out what ridiculous and out there plans I made.


I was pleasantly surprise...

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Published on December 16, 2014 19:13 • 1 view
Claire Delacroix Claire Delacroix's blog:

The Warrior's Prize, a medieval romance by Claire Delacroix and book #4 in the True Love Brides SeriesAnd so, I have erred. Somehow when I was uploading the final version of The Warrior’s Prize, I managed to put it on sale at iBooks. The pre-orders began to deliver today. If you only buy books once they’re live for sale, it’s right here.


This isn’t an epic issue—it just means that you will get an...

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Published on December 17, 2014 13:57 • 9 views
Jane Friedman Jane Friedman's blog:
Requesting permission

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If you’re an author in the unenviableposition of requesting permissions for your book, then one of the first things you’ll probably need is a standard permissions letter request form.


Just about every traditional publisher provides their authors with such a form(be sure to as...

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Published on December 17, 2014 02:00 • 10 views
Linda Kage Linda Kage's blog:
My very good friend, IVY BATEMAN, has a new release I'd like to brag about today, if you don't mind! I don't know how she manages to always mix the fanciful with realism, butshe pulls it off beautiful! Pure talent, I guess. So without further ado,congratulations toIvy for releasing:

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Published on December 17, 2014 03:00 • 5 views
Isabell Lawless Isabell Lawless's blog:
I'm about to do a book blog tour with interviews, giveaways, gifts, and other fun things. What questions would you like to see in the author interview? What gifts except for my book would you as a reader enjoy getting... if you win? Thanks to all. I'm still having a blast writing and promoting no... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 17, 2014 19:48 • 13 views
Helen Hollick Helen Hollick's blog:

The Christmas Season
(whatever your belief or religion)is the time for merry-making and parties… So come back on the 20th December
and join some wonderful authors
(and their characters) for an Online Virtual Party
and averitable feast of entertainment!(Anda few giveaway prizes!)

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Published on December 17, 2014 10:27 • 14 views
Eloisa James Eloisa James's blog:

» A holiday treat! Four Nights with the DukeEloisa just posted the complete prologue ofFour Nights with the Duke for you to enjoy. The last line is a cliff-hanger, so be sure to check back next month and see whether Mia can keep her promise! In the meantime, check one more thing off your holiday lists and pre-order Four...

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Published on December 17, 2014 12:22 • 1 view
Amy Lane Amy Lane's blog:
Dear animals--

I understand you have the need to dominate my time every single waking moment of the day.

I mean, who could blame you?

I am fat and warm, and fun to sleep on-- I see that now.

When I am not sitting still, you know, trying to work, I am doing entertaining things like trying to cook, o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2014 23:59 • 15 views
James Gurney James Gurney's blog:
Today we continue with Episode Six of the serialized podcast ofDinotopia: A Land Apart from Time.To listen, click the orange play button below, orfollow the link to the Soundcloud file.


Are there meateaters in Dinotopia? You bet! And in this episode we see what happens when you encounter them.

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Published on December 17, 2014 06:02 • 7 views
Morgan Shores Morgan Shores's blog:
We're in the final editing stages of book II in The Balance Series. Spirit has been working and we have been doing a lot of teaching in our service to Creator. We would like to say thank you for your reviews good and not so good. We enjoy reading them and do take them as a learning tool. As we st... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 17, 2014 19:18 • 29 views
E. Cee Kalie E. Cee Kalie's blog:
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Published on December 17, 2014 19:17 • 13 views
Greg Strandberg Greg Strandberg's blog:
So far I've spent $250 or so on Christmas gifts. What does that get?

Several Lego sets for my son Paul;
$25 gift card to Starbucks for my wife Jenny;
$75 gift card to Amazon for her too;
$25 gift card to Amazon for my mom;
Some Hot Wheels cars for Paul;
A Russian music CD for Paul;
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Published on December 17, 2014 19:07 • 20 views
C.M. Pendleton C.M. Pendleton's blog:
This is my first book that's been published. I've had book sales in the US, Europe, and Asia.

I find it so amazing that someone in India is reading my book. Someone so far away - that I will probably never meet - is taking time to read about characters I created. There are people in Europe that do... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 17, 2014 19:06 • 14 views
K.C. Lynn K.C. Lynn's blog:
Well...in case you missed it on Facebook...it happened - THE END!

Beautifully Insightful is finished and has a release date so stay tuned :-)

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Author... Beautifully Insightful by K.C. Lynn

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Published on December 17, 2014 18:54 • 12 views
A.J. Culpepper A.J. Culpepper's blog:
Hello, my dear readers! Come! Join me in a celebratory jig!

The editing of "THE SEERS' WAR PART TWO - THE SPIDER AND THE FLY" IS DONE!!! HUZZAH!!!

This means the proofs should be in the hands of the betas by the end of the week. So long as the USPS cooperates :D

As it is, I think I broke my brain...... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 17, 2014 18:47 • 10 views
Cheryl Abram Cheryl Abram's blog:
In 1929, the Belgian artist Rene Magritte created The Treachery of Images. The painting showed a pipe, and under it the paradoxical inscription "This is not a pipe". When it was pointed out to him that what he had created was in fact a pipe, Magritte replied "OK, you should try filling it with to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 17, 2014 18:29 • 11 views
Mark McLaughlin Mark McLaughlin's blog:
Best Little Witch-House in Arkham

When I was growing up and my family visited my grandmother, who lived in the city, she would give me money for buying books at a bookstore a few blocks down from her building. I bought a lot of wonderful old books, including horror anthologies with classic stories by H.P. Lovecraft, August Derle... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 17, 2014 18:25 • 11 views
Stephanie Fournet Stephanie Fournet's blog:
If you are looking for a sweet romance novel to enjoy over the holidays, download FALL SEMESTER as a Kindle book on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Fall-Semester-S...

This is your last chance to download it for free before my second novel, LEGACY, comes out. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 17, 2014 18:23 • 11 views
Katie Labovitz Katie Labovitz's blog:
When I was in high school, my older/only sister told me that I wrote like a third grader.

That kind of stuck with me. (Not only because it was mean, but because I'm one of those people who can remember just about everything.) Since then, I was really hard on myself about my writing skills, and I w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 17, 2014 18:23 • 11 views
Tony Schumacher Tony Schumacher's blog:
It’s tough plugging books, seriously, I think it’s harder plugging them than it is writing them. There’s twitter, there’s blogger, there’s Goodreads and there’s even new platforms like Medium (plus a load I’ve probably not even heard of yet.)

It’s a constant battle of keeping the pot boiling, aski... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 17, 2014 18:18 • 44 views
C.A.  Clark C.A. Clark's blog:
Thrown into a violent foray of ever-changing realities, Adlai finds herself caught at the center of a vicious struggle between two warring rival opponents, amidst a tangled labyrinth of truth and lies. Nothing is clear but one truth alone: she is now both trophy and pawn in a calculated, deadly g... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 17, 2014 18:12 • 12 views
J.R. Swiger J.R. Swiger's blog:


The massive pyramid at the cities center dominated the landscape, from the city gates it had to be over forty thousand paces from where he stood and he could still make out the decorative artwork. Crows of onyx were inlayed on every block ascending to a larger than life triangular onyx tip. Fires... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 17, 2014 18:09 • 11 views
W.B. Keckler W.B. Keckler's blog:
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Published on December 17, 2014 16:44 • 11 views
Elizabeth Bear Elizabeth Bear's blog:
Wow. I'm really tired tonight. What is with that?

In any case, today I did a bunch of award reading, and I made scones. And Karen Memory is a Romantic Times top pick!



Today's teacup is a Royal Doulton iris motif that looks like it comes from the 20s, but is actually about twenty years newer than th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 17, 2014 16:41 • 7 views
Emery Lee Emery Lee's blog:

mischief mistletoePurchase now from Amazon


Despite her dear friend Jane Austen’s warning against teaching, Arabella Dempsey accepts a position at a girls’ school in Bath, just before Christmas. She hardly imagines coming face-to-face with French aristocrats and international spies.


Reginald “Turnip” Fitzhugh-often...

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Published on December 17, 2014 01:36 • 2 views
R.J. Scott R.J. Scott's blog:

Lethal Weapon

Like Die Hard, this isn't a story about Christmas, more a film set at Christmas. I love the sleigh bells, the tree, the cat, the dog, the buddy buddy, the fight in the rain, Mel's acting (even though he's a dick, back then he was sex. Just that. Sex.)

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Die Hard

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Published on December 17, 2014 16:01 • 16 views
Carly Phillips Carly Phillips's blog:

Yesterday, thanks to hubby’s car’s navigation, we went to pay a condolence call and walked into wrong house in same name town. House unlocked and by Jewish tradition we let ourselves in and scared a woman to death. Maybe the cookie platter in my hand reassured her we weren’t serial killers? What’...

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Published on December 17, 2014 03:00 • 14 views
Alexander Laurence Alexander Laurence's blog:
JESSICA PRATT IS ON TOUR AND ON HER OWN LOVE AGAINAlbum Release Date: January 27th, 2015Photo Credit: Colby Droscher"Inside the sparse 'Back, Baby; is the breezy pop song she plays when the skies are clear, blue, and unconditional. . . There's practically a beach and a palm tree in the background... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 17, 2014 15:30 • 10 views
Cheryl Rainfield Cheryl Rainfield's blog:

be-gentle-20141217_161804-450Be gentle with yourself. You deserve your love and compassion.


If you’re a perfectionist, or you grew up in a household with a stern, critical, or abusive parent or caretaker, on had a partner who was, then you may struggle–like I have–with being kind and gentle to yourself. You may be harsh to yo...

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Published on December 17, 2014 13:27 • 10 views
Y.S. Lee Y.S. Lee's blog:

Hi again, friends, and sorry this post is a little late. Among other things, I was wrapping up these gratitude jars. I’ll explain.


gratitude jars

Gratitude jars. Sorry about the photography – I always seem to take photos late at night under incandescent light.


Our three-year-old attends preschool at the Mulberry...

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Published on December 17, 2014 06:36 • 11 views
Melissa Schroeder Melissa Schroeder's blog:

When I started writing Falling for a Santini, I had it set in my mind that Anthony’s book would be the book after it. But, there was a little voice in my ear. And that voice grew. Then I realized it was Brando and determined his book would be next.


So, here is a little tidbit from Brando’s book, w...

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Published on December 17, 2014 07:09 • 12 views
John C. Maxwell John C. Maxwell's blog:
Well, it’s the week before Christmas, and I suspect that you might be spending some of this time with family. I’ll be spending a lot of time with Margaret, our kids and grandkids in the days before Christmas. I’m so excited about the chance to connect and pour into the grandkids.I consider myself... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 17, 2014 07:00 • 35 views
Keris Stainton Keris Stainton's blog:

I finally read my friend Sarah Painter’s book The Secrets of Ghosts and I loved it. Romantic, funny and genuinely spooky.


Another book that’s been on my tbr for ages is Dead Romantic by CJ Skuse. I absolutely love CJ’s books, they’re so funny and weird. Much like CJ herself…


I had pre-ordered Amy P...

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Published on November 30, 2014 08:48 • 9 views
Jane Yellow Jane Yellow's blog:
Just in time for the holidays! Smashwords is offering It Only Happened Once! at a new discount price of $2.99 through December 31. Use this coupon code: UK84F at check out. https://www.smashwords.com/books/view... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 17, 2014 17:34 • 11 views
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