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Kathy Sharp Kathy Sharp's blog:
The ewe had entangled her horns in the bars of the gate. The harder she struggled, the more firmly it had her by the head. “Keep still, you silly beggar,” murmured the man. “You’ll break your neck.”
And she might do that, too, if she continued to struggle. So he spoke to her more calmly, “Be still... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 01:17 • 29 views
Tiger Gray Tiger Gray's blog:
Dottie's chapter here

Anita acts all judge-y because Belle ..."really doesn't understand that there's a difference between lust and love..."

Since when does Anita understand that? One of the major problems with this series is that, despite the high number of sexual partners Anita has, there's very... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 19:44 • 4 views
Bryn  Hammond Bryn Hammond's blog:

I’m not a shameless advertiser, but I am desperate.


Simon J. Cook (independent scholar – on Tolkien among other subjects) has written a short post, Awesome Amgalant, where he calls the start of the book at least ‘up there with Mary Renault, which is to say damn near perfect.’ I hope to God he like...

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Published on December 19, 2014 16:58 • 5 views
Susanna Fraser Susanna Fraser's blog:
1) The fact that tomorrow is the solstice and from here the days start getting longer again. Northern Hemisphere SAD sufferers around the world, rejoice! We're halfway through the dark.

2) Because it's almost Christmas, I took the opportunity to re-read one of my favorite fanfics of all time, No R... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 16:59 • 4 views
Paula Marie Pettis Paula Marie Pettis's blog:
Which are you?

Will Santa come to your house?

http://www.amazon.com/Signs-Stories-P...
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Published on December 21, 2014 00:18 • 6 views
Jesse Kimmel-Freeman Jesse Kimmel-Freeman's blog:
Picture Being part of InfluensterI get to product test some pretty amazing items ever so often (click the link to sign up yourself). Picture Picture This time around the #ModaVoxBox included: Hair Food Conditioner, Rimmel Scandal Eyes Mascara, Mini bottle of Jergens Ultra Healing lotion, Swiss Miss Simply Cocoa, Pu... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 19:31 • 4 views
D.L. Snell D.L. Snell's blog:
Warner Bros. Entertainment was hacked this morning in retaliation to the depiction of Smaug in its new blockbuster film The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.



When WB employees arrived this morning for work, they noticed a poorly written warning on their computer screens. The warning depicted... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 10:51 • 3 views
Patricia Preston Patricia Preston's blog:
Welcome to this week's Weekend Writing Warriors where authors gather to share snippets from their stories. Glad you have joined in!



My snippet is from To Save A Lady. It's a few lines from a scene with the hero, Jesse, and his cousin, Lt. Bonnard Reid. Bonnard has found out that Jesse has finally... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 16:42 • 5 views
Birgit Horvath-Muck Birgit Horvath-Muck's blog:

Welcome to the Midwinter's Giveaway Hop (December 21st - 31st)
In the bleak mid-winter you can either hibernate or,in case you're not a bear, make yourself comfy in front of an open fireplace and finish the book. Which one? This one.

Finish This Book (Keri Smith)Please note: This giveaway is... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 21:00 • 6 views
Jackson Burnett Jackson Burnett's blog:
Storytellers who learn their craft watching movies and television shows rely too much on sight and sound. Novels allow readers to experience all five senses when writers provide the opportunity.

I'm reading No Place To Hide by Charles W. Runyon. Goodreads' friend and reviewer Karla describes the b... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 23:43 • 9 views
R.J. Lewis R.J. Lewis's blog:
***Unedited. Contains violence/swearing/some spoilers if you haven't read the first book****

Ryker
The Past

“What do I do if he has a gun and he shoots at me?” I asked, feeling the trepidation prickle my skin.

Ricardo looked at me like I was a fucking idiot, and I was. “You shoot back.”

I swallowed ha... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 23:39 • 207 views
Lynne Silver Lynne Silver's blog:

Coming Soon!


Cruising for Love will be out on January 6, 2015 and it’s out for Pre-order now! This novella was originally published in the Brought to His Knees anthology. Go grab it now if you haven’t read it yet. Or go grab it so you can have all the cover prettiness on your ereader.



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Amazon:


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Published on December 20, 2014 04:00 • 6 views
Robin L. Rotham Robin L. Rotham's blog:

Yes, I finally finished A Carnal Christmas! It's about 10,000 words more than I was expecting. NEVER AGAIN will I tempt fate by saying a book I'm writing is coming easily...

Anyway, it needs a fast edit, and then I'll get it uploaded, so hopefully by the end of the day or early tomorrow, you shou... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 06:16 • 6 views
Jyoti Arora Jyoti Arora's blog:

“I loved the book and here is one author who doesn’t write to sell. ‘Lemon Girl’ is a must read. 3.5/5″ from thereview of Lemon Girl by Parikhit, a member of Indian Readers group on goodreads.com


Reviews of my novel Lemon Girl have finally started coming in. Till now, I had only got informal mess...

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Published on December 20, 2014 04:25 • 4 views
Dianne Venetta Dianne Venetta's blog:

I’m kicking off winter with Bookhounds and I Am A Reader Not A Writer with a giveaway all readers are sure to enjoy! It’s YOUR choice of ebook retailer where you select your next great read. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from my home to yours…


Midwinter giveaway



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Published on December 20, 2014 19:29 • 5 views
Dusk Peterson Dusk Peterson's blog:
Love in Dark Settings Press: September 2014 e-books, free fiction, bestsellers, and news

Historical speculative fiction and suspenseful lgbtq novels. All e-books are DRM-free; new e-books and reissues are multiformat.

NEW BOOK BUNDLE: Mercy's Prisoner (Volume 1 of Life Prison)

Mercy's Prisoner

"'You have committ...

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Published on September 15, 2014 20:54 • 5 views
Theresa Van Spankeren Theresa Van Spankeren's blog:
This is great, I thought silently. I become a vampire and now I die. - Julia

Lost Soul Kindle price still $0.99 for 13 more hours! Get it before it goes up to $1.99!
http://www.amazon.com/Lost-Soul-Desti...
Lost Soul (War of Destiny Book 1)
Julia is a vampire who’s over 500 years old in the present... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 22:48 • 8 views
Nenia Campbell Nenia Campbell's blog:
My Goodreads giveaway is now active! Enter now for a chance to win a signed copy of Cloak and Dagger. Yours will have the unique distinction of being the first autographed copy of my work out there!

Enter to win here:https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/sh...

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Published on December 20, 2014 22:26 • 43 views
Cheri Schmidt Cheri Schmidt's blog:




Midwinter’s Eve Giveaway Hop Hosted by I Am A Reader, Not A Writer & BookhoundsDecember 21st to 31stA special Holiday message from Cheri to you...This may seem unconventional, but this time of year can be emotionally difficult for so many, especially if you’ve suffered any sort of tragedy in... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 07:35 • 5 views
Eressë Eressë's blog:
I know, it's an over dramatic title but unfortunately it's true. I came down with chills, aching muscles and wobbly knees last Wednesday. I felt better Thursday morning and idiotically thought I was up to baking twelve dozen cookies for my youngest son's Christmas gift exchange with his school fr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 22:28 • 5 views
Michael C. Feathers Michael C. Feathers's blog:





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Published on December 20, 2014 22:20 • 5 views
Peter L. Berger Peter L. Berger's blog:

Russian prosecutors are seeking a 10-year sentence for Alexei Navalny, a leading opponent of Vladimir Putin and a Western media darling. Navalny, who has focused on exposing state corruption, is already under house arrest for a previous charge that many claim is trumped up, and now he stands accu...

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Published on December 20, 2014 12:30 • 5 views
Robert R. Mitchell Robert R. Mitchell's blog:
The storm had passed and the night was quiet. The pitter patter of rainwater falling from the thickly woven dome of blackberry vines to the soft, rich organic ground below was no longer an auditory blur. Individual drops made their way through the thick weave like silent, liquid pachinko balls; r... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 22:06 • 32 views
Leigh Bardugo Leigh Bardugo's blog:


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“Na razrusha’ya. I am not ruined. E’ya razrushost. I am ruination.”



fancasting: alicia vikander asalina starkov; richard armitageasthe darkling; richard madden asmalyen oretsev; sam claflin asnikolai lantsov; lotte verbeek asgenya




Always happy to see Armitage ANYWHERE.

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Published on December 20, 2014 11:30 • 8 views
Jennifer Crusie Jennifer Crusie's blog:

It’s Go Caroling Day.

Or, you know, don’t.

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Published on December 20, 2014 07:09 • 6 views
Tyler Cowen Tyler Cowen's blog:

1. One million mummies.


2. Schemes to clean up Beijing’s air.


3. National security Christmas gifts.


4. How do people encounter bourbon?


5. Krugman’s model of monetary impotence. and more here. I say if there is no representative agent, there is a game-theoretic scramble for goods in period one, follo...

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Published on December 20, 2014 12:21 • 9 views
Jan Deelstra Jan Deelstra's blog:
As we enter into 2015, instead of allowing the typical “down weeks” between December and January to eat up valuable time with scattered space and mistletoe, use that time to contemplate exactly what you intend for the coming months. And if there are old pattern, stale beliefs, worn-out internaliz... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 07:00 • 6 views
M. John Harrison M. John Harrison's blog:

A Christmas farrago from The Course of the Heart, soon to be in print again–


“In that part of Warwickshire the winter copses seem to hang forever in the moment of darkening against a pale blue sky–as if it will take forever for night to fall–in a gesture so perfect there will never need to be ano...

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Published on December 20, 2014 12:15 • 6 views
Allie Burke Allie Burke's blog:


When I’m in this drive-thru and helicopters start circling above, I’m all like…………. #notagain #oh #yes #peppermintmochaplease

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Published on December 20, 2014 17:45 • 6 views
Thom S. Rainer Thom S. Rainer's blog:

No organization, including a church, can avoid change. Church leaders are either proactive toward change or reactive to change. There is no other choice.


Every church is different regarding its response to particular changes. The wise leader tries to understand the context to lead at the best pace...

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Published on December 20, 2014 04:59 • 4 views
M.C.A. Hogarth M.C.A. Hogarth's blog:
Start Time: 9 PM EST! Until 11:30-ish PM.
I'll probably start the camera around 8:30 for the pre-show! Broadcast of the audio starts at 9:30!

URL: http://www.livestream.com/mcah

What do I do? Go to that URL, open the chat window, choose a name for yourself and say hi! If you have a Flash/script bloc... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 10:29 • 4 views
A.R. Jarvis A.R. Jarvis's blog:

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This is several week’s reading, and it feels way more worth posting than the weekly variety, so I think I will do this instead. I’ve gotten down to less than 100 stories, too…but it looks like finishing these will be on my list of New Year’s Resolutions. Plus all the remaining stories are the l...

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Published on December 20, 2014 20:00 • 4 views
Michal  Mahgerefteh Michal Mahgerefteh's blog:
I make it a habit to submit my poems to awards or literary magazines for publication. I have been successful with my poems, most are published or award winners. Best is to submit the poems to theme editions or contests. Best is state poetry societies and state writing organizations. I google sear... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 21:46 • 5 views
Cindy C. Bennett Cindy C. Bennett's blog:

Hi, I’m Norma T. Rudolph. I’m new to the Creative Prose group of authors, and so excited to introduce myself.
When your last name is Rudolph, the holidays can be a lot of fun. On the ninth day of Christmas I give to you Nine Reindeer Prancing. Nine, you ask? Yes, nine.
In Wikipedia we read that “... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 23:46 • 6 views
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