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Kevin Hearne Kevin Hearne's blog:

This fall I will bepoppin’ up in Colorado, Arizona, and Utah for various shindigs. Here they are, hope you can make it to one of them and say hello:


September 4:Denver, CO! Fiction Beer Company, 5:30 pm, tapping the first keg of Third Eye Library & Herbs, a caraway pear cream ale based on th...

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Published on September 02, 2015 06:44 • 2 views
محمد إلهامي محمد إلهامي's blog:
أينما سرت في اسطنبول وجدتَ قوما لم تكن تتوقع أن تراهم، مدينة السلاطين العظام هذه كأنما تختصر العالم الإسلامي من جديد، أو كأن روح العثمانيين الأممية تعود إليها مرة أخرى.
في هذه المدينة ترى من قذفت بهم البلاد بأثر الاضطهاد، من سوريا والعراق وليبيا واليمن ومصر والجزائر والمغرب وجزيرة العرب، حشد كبير... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 01, 2015 15:40 • 1 view
Khoi Vinh Khoi Vinh's blog:

Drone Footage of an Abandoned Shopping Mall Filmmaker Dan Bell shoots surreptitious videos of dying or abandoned shopping malls. They make for fascinating, car crash-level spectacles that…


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Published on September 02, 2015 14:14 • 1 view
Helen Lowe Helen Lowe's blog:
UK

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The recent unveiling of the US and UK covers for Daughter Of Blood has inspired me to spend some on-blog time with the characters from the first two books in the series—in the same way I spent time on the worldbuilding in A Geography Of Haarth.

I also decided to on the more minor players...

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Published on September 02, 2015 11:30 • 1 view
Lacey Weatherford Lacey Weatherford's blog:
Book of Shadows: Fire & Ice.
Young Adult Paranormal Romance.
For those readers of mine who are joining me on Wattpad to read Fire & Ice, the next chapter has been posted.
If you aren't following me on Wattpad, come join the fun and read my bestselling books Crush, Chasing Nikki, The Tro... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 10:10 • 1 view
Melissa Stewart Melissa Stewart's blog:
I’m still in summer mode, so it’s hard for me to believe it’s already September and the school year has begun. Gesh! Why does summer seem so short?

I’ve got some great, meaty posts kicking around in my head for Celebrate Science this year, but to get us warmed up, I thought I’d start off with a gr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 04:21 • 1 view
Zoë Marriott Zoë Marriott's blog:
Hello, hello, hello, Dear Readers - and Happy Wednesday!

Today I bring you many emotions courtesy of my lovely US publisher, Candlewick Press, who sent me two things last week that made my bottom lip wobble (just a tiny, tasteful amount).

First up, the copyedit/pass pages for the US edition of

Yo...
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Published on September 02, 2015 02:17 • 1 view
Marie Lu Marie Lu's blog:


Post-first draft celebration starts off with finally attempting to learn this freakishly hard rendition of the Lord of the Rings medley! As Emperor Joseph II said in “Amadeus,” TOO MANY NOTES. I should send my neighbors apology cupcakes afterward. (to hear what this is SUPPOSED to sound like, lis...

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Published on September 02, 2015 11:13 • 5 views
Kathy Kulig Kathy Kulig's blog:

VIP Room Service (Other Related Duties #1) by Zenobia Renquist
A hotel erotica tale hot enough to set the screen on fire.
She offers satisfaction above and beyond what is requested.
Lexie's job as a maid at a five-star hotel doesn't normally include the unique and risqué form of room service tha... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 01, 2015 22:00 • 1 view
Amy Lane Amy Lane's blog:
* This afternoon Big T asked me if we had any dish soap. I told him no, I'd get him some tomorrow. Two hours later I got mad because the dishes weren't done.

Lightbulb!

* Squish has had to do laps in soccer because we're three minutes late. A part of me thinks this is draconian and you shouldn't d... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 01, 2015 23:28 • 4 views
Jerry Holkins Jerry Holkins's blog:
Tycho: When precisely a PAX ends is a philosophical thing. As I learned after the inaugural PAX South, for many attendees the show actually goes late into the night after the closing ceremony - and for Enforcers and Attendees, the show must be reduced to atoms and then transmitted to the next loc... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 11:50 • 1 view
Joseph J. Romm Joseph J. Romm's blog:

Could the global warming crisis be solved if fossil fuel executives were just paid less?


Well, sort of. A new study points out that not only do executives of the 30 largest fossil fuel companies make more than comparable CEOs, the system of buybacks, stock compensation, and bonus incentives all pu...

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Published on September 02, 2015 05:00 • 1 view
Max Nemtsov Max Nemtsov's blog:

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новости с ирландо-ирландской границы подходят к концу: до конца кампании по сбору средств на издание романа Спайка Миллигэна “Пакун” осталось сегодня и завтра, денег у нас 106%, но вы еще можете догнать этот поезд. здесь еще один кусок текста



удивительный комикс по мотивам “Серьезных мужчин” М...

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Published on September 02, 2015 01:48 • 2 views
Lesley Livingston Lesley Livingston's blog:

Hey all!


Poking my head out of the Cavern of Revisions (directly below the Cliffs of Insanity — who knew?!) to remind you all that JONATHAN LLYR and I will once again be signing and doing a panel at Fan Expo in Toronto!


Things are a little different this year — there are no Authors Alley tables — s...

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Published on September 02, 2015 11:38 • 1 view
J.L. Merrow J.L. Merrow's blog:

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…by John A. Connell over at The Big Thrill, the e-zine of International Thriller Writers. If you’d like to know what I’ve been reading lately, or would like to hear a fun fact about To Love a Traitor, you can find the answers to these questions and more at the interview post. Smile

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Published on September 02, 2015 02:07 • 1 view
Thomas L. Friedman Thomas L. Friedman's blog:
The greatest purveyors of radical Islam aren’t the Iranians, as a general says. The Saudis win that title hands down.
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Published on September 02, 2015 01:21 • 2 views
Hugh Howey Hugh Howey's blog:

One of my favorite scenes from the entire Star Wars franchise (all three films) was the Battle of Hoth. I had an AT-AT when I was a kid, and I’d recreate the scene where Luke figures out how to trip the four-legged machinations with the tow-ropes, bringing down the seemingly invulnerable beasts.


W...

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Published on September 02, 2015 00:35 • 2 views
Alexandra Bracken Alexandra Bracken's blog:

Woo hoo!! Or should I say… YEEHAW! My friend Erin’s new novel,Vengeance Road,hit shelves yesterday and we’re celebrating with a BIG giveaway!!


VRRoundup


Vengeance Road is a true gem: a western YA! The main character, Kate, is off to seek revenge after a band of criminals murdered her Pa. Along the way, s...

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Published on September 02, 2015 09:52 • 5 views
Jess C. Scott Jess C. Scott's blog:

Thanks to some readers for contributing this list of names. Links below for verification.


FormerPAP_Relatives


1. FONG SIP CHEE = Father of ARTHUR FONG


Fong Sip Chee is the father of Arthur Fong.


Major Fong Sip Chee was Minister of State (Culture) in the 1980’s.


ArthurFong_NLB

Arthur Fong, NLB.


Arthur Fong stepped down from poli...

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Published on September 01, 2015 19:59 • 1 view
Astrid Amara Astrid Amara's blog:

I will be the first to admit “the sweet dulcet tone Alvin-and-the-chipmunksof her voice” hasnever described my public speaking. And I’m pretty sure even my in-bed sexy voice sounds more like the Chipmunks than anything deserved of the adjectives “hot” or even “enjoyable.”


Still, if you can weather the nasally overtones...

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Published on September 02, 2015 09:59 • 1 view
Charles Stross Charles Stross's blog:

Hi everyone, this is Aliette de Bodard peeking in from Paris. Charlie's been kind enough to let me borrow a spot on his blog while he recovers from jet lag (we both went to Worldcon in Spokane, but I have a big advantage over him: I wasn't in the US long enough and actually never really adapted t...

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Published on September 02, 2015 07:35 • 1 view
Annette J. Dunlea Annette J. Dunlea's blog:
I met a Man as I went walking: We got talking, Man and I. “Where are you going to, Man?” I said (I said to the Man as he went by). “Down to the village, to get some bread. Will … Continue reading Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 08:19 • 1 view
Jordan Castillo Price Jordan Castillo Price's blog:

Somehow it became September already, and I'm starting to think about what I'll be bringing to Seattle with me to GRNW, the Gay Romance Northwest Meet-up. GRNW is a super-affordable convention, a mere $25 to attend. If you're curious, you can still get a ticket here.

Meanwhile, I see I have a handf...

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Published on September 02, 2015 08:58 • 2 views
Gail Carriger Gail Carriger's blog:
Giveaway time!
It’s a YA special here in the wild lands of the authorbeast. I have two copies of Court of Fives , September’s book group pick to give away!

I'll be picking two winners. Each winner will also get a signed hardcover copy of Waistcoats & Weaponry , and one will get (my personal)... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 10:30 • 6 views
Martha Wells Martha Wells's blog:
Links

* Six of the Weirdest Fantasy Worlds Ever Created The Cloud Roads is on this list.

* For Books' Sake: For Books' Sake Talks to Martha Wells

* Cushing Library Releases Digitized Media Fanzine Collection
Cushing Memorial Library and Archives is pleased to announce that it is now able to offer fre... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 08:52 • 1 view
David Suzuki David Suzuki's blog:
Photo: How to get involved in your local all-candidates' debate



(Credit: IMF via Flickr)










Little plastic signs on lawns? Phone calls asking how you're going to vote? Endless advertising? It must be election season!



For many people, elections can quickly get exhausting -- especially this year, with a campaign more than two months long! But it's also an incredible...

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Published on September 02, 2015 12:25 • 1 view
George R.R. Martin George R.R. Martin's blog:
Any other fans of trompe l'oeil out there?

I love the work of John Pugh, master of the art style called "narrative illusionism."

Take a look:









I have seen the one in Winslow, Arizona in person.

Lots more examples of his work can be found on his website at:

http://artofjohnpugh.com/

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Published on September 02, 2015 13:45 • 9 views
Lauren Willig Lauren Willig's blog:

Over the course of my move, I discovered a few things. Whatever you immediately need will be at the bottom of a pile of large boxes of books. Something will fall prey to the relocation gremlins and never be seen again. And ten years of books times multiple editions times audio times foreign trans...

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Published on September 02, 2015 08:03 • 1 view
Yasmine Galenorn Yasmine Galenorn's blog:
To celebrate the upcoming release of NIGHT SHIVERS, I’m giving away a fun little bag o’ goodies. To enter, please follow the following rules: RULES (yes, there ARE rules!) You must be a subscriber to my blog–see sidebar for subscription info. And be sure to CONFIRM your subscription when you get... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 08:00 • 3 views
Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld's blog:

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Below are all the public events for the 2015 Zeroes Tour. Cities include Sydney, LA, San Diego, Seattle, Portland, Fort Collins CO, St Paul, Lansing MI, Atlanta, Nashville, Cincinnati, Princeton NJ, and New York City!


Zeroes comes out Sep 29 in the US, Sep 24 in the UK, and Sep 22 in Australia. C...

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Published on September 01, 2015 17:27 • 5 views
Cynthia Eden Cynthia Eden's blog:

I’ve been receiving requests from readers to put some of my older titles up in Kindle Unlimited, so I wanted to let you know that 4 of my “Bound” paranormal romances are now available in KU (this is for a limited time). So if you haven’t read these Bound titles, now is a good time to grab them.


Al...

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Published on September 02, 2015 10:48 • 2 views
Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson's blog:

Hey, all. I’ve just finished revisions on Calamity, and have turned the book in to my publisher. Which means the Reckoners as a series is a wrap! I’m very pleased with the result and with the beta reader reactions, and am very much looking forward to you all getting to read the book.


It’s not out...

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Published on September 02, 2015 08:45 • 21 views
Lorelei James Lorelei James's blog:

STRIPPED DOWN, the Blacktop Cowboys novella that’s part of the 1001 Dark Nights project, released yesterday!!!

The book is an amazon exclusive for 90 days, but it can be read on a kindle app anywhere :)

STRIPPED DOWN for kindle

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Published on September 02, 2015 07:03 • 2 views
Jim C. Hines Jim C. Hines's blog:

So far, this full-time writer thing has been … weird.


Several people warned me that it would take a while to catch up on sleep, and they weren’t wrong. I’ve been sleeping in a bit and feeling surprisingly tired in the evenings. I’ve even crashed for the occasional nap.


I’ve gotten a bit of writing...

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Published on September 02, 2015 09:33 • 2 views
Maggie Stiefvater Maggie Stiefvater's blog:
I always forget to update the site with the bonus stuff that accompanies releases, so I'm feeling pretty virtuous for remembering to do it this time.

My tarot deck comes out September 8th in the U.S., a month later overseas. I've done a bonus card that'll come with every order placed with my frien... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 06:39 • 9 views
Robert Denton Bryant Robert Denton Bryant's blog:
Tom Farr maintains a awesome blog for writers, The Whisper Project. We're very flattered that he took the time to chat with us about Slay the Dragon: Writing Great Video Games, Final Fantasy VII, and bridging the gap between the writer and the player.

Read the whole interview here. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 13:46 • 3 views
Elspeth Grace Hall Elspeth Grace Hall's blog:
Well summer is nearly over and to celebrate the end of The Summer Reading Challenge I shall give away one free e-book. The Adventures of Puss-Puss: Puss-Puss the Splash Maker and the Rainbow.

To enter all you have to do is one of the following;

Twitter – Follow and retweet the competition tweet

Fa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 13:35 • 35 views
Alexandra Engellmann Alexandra Engellmann's blog:
You can win a copy of my first book on ReadAways!
Readers can sign up for book giveaways, and authors can submit their books for free ;)
Follow this link
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Published on September 02, 2015 13:30 • 1 view
Sherwood Smith Sherwood Smith's blog:
Book View Cafe is having a three day sale.

Info:

We have so many new titles out in this August/September newsletter, we'd like to celebrate!

Be one of the first 75 readers to

spend $5 (or more)
and
Receive 50% off the entire order

Visit Book View Café
This three-ish day offer expires
at midnight, Sept...
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Published on September 02, 2015 13:24 • 14 views
A.J.   Smith A.J. Smith's blog:
Beautiful Monsters

I get a strange, primal charge when something scares me. I don't - necessarily - mean when I'm about to be eaten by a shark or shot in the head (these things I have luckily not yet experienced). I mean the cosy, unthreatening fear you feel when a image or an idea refuses to leav... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 13:21 • 17 views
Heather   Miles Heather Miles's blog:
So, I’ve put out two novels Merger and Merger Undone, Saying Yes is on the chopping block with some agents and publishers, I’m writing Merger Complete as we speak, Prescription for Love (my NaNoWriMo book) is at 50% and wouldn’t you know…I woke up two days ago and had the beginning of an entire... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 16, 2015 09:58 • 5 views
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