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Sreesha Divakaran Sreesha Divakaran's blog:



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One of the chapters of Like The Flowing River describes how Paulo Coelho and his wife discovered Nordic Walking. They loved the activity because though it was rigorous and burnt a lot of calories, it did not make them tired at all. One day, Coelho went online and...

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Published on July 30, 2015 12:00 • 1 view
Janet Gogerty Janet Gogerty's blog:
As I sat reading a book I felt and heard the reassuring rumble of the underground. But I was not on a London tube train, Mum and Dad were in the kitchen next door washing the dishes. We were in our little suburban house in Perth, Western Australia.
It was 10.59a.m., a bank holiday on the 14th Oct... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 03, 2015 01:49 • 9 views
Jonathan  Dunne Jonathan Dunne's blog:
Copenhagen, Sweden, Edinburgh...

I recently returned from a few weeks touring Copenhagen, a little of Sweden, and Edinburgh, Scotland. As usual, I brought some form of computer with me so I could work (because I feel at odds with the world if I dont). I worked on 'Hide the Elephant' during the ea... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 03, 2015 01:39 • 29 views
Roger A. Price Roger A. Price's blog:
Pegasus Publishers have a great new web-site showcasing all their titles; which includes interviews with several authors including me. Check it out at:

http://pegasuspublishers.com/interviews
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Published on September 03, 2015 00:48 • 27 views
K.J. Charles K.J. Charles's blog:

My husband has an idea for a book. It’s a great idea based on a bit of real-world technology that would make a cracking thriller. He’s been brewing this for a year or more. Finally, he asked me plaintively, “Okay, I’ve got the idea for the book, but how do I get the characters? How do I know who...

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Published on September 02, 2015 03:10 • 10 views
Theresa Van Spankeren Theresa Van Spankeren's blog:
Yep, you read the title right. My dad is turning into a vampire. It is a slow process, about two weeks long now and ongoing.

It all started with the announcement of needing cataract surgery. 'It is to clear up the eyes,' they claimed.

A few days after the first eye was done, I met my father in the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 23:41 • 12 views
Susan May Susan May's blog:
Like I've said, I can't get my blog to feed over to here ever since I swapped it to a personal domain name. So here's a link through to my website for film reviews for the week:

Film Reviews for the week, friends. STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON and A WALK IN THE WOODS. Two good films for a very different... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 22:33 • 6 views
دلع المفتي دلع المفتي's blog:
«أصبح الموت هو العادي، وكل ما عداه استثناء»..
صورة مؤلمة، بشعة، مخزية لا تكاد تفارقني. شاحنة تقف بشموخ على كتف طريق نمسوي أخضر. لا أحد في الخارج. سكون مريب.. والكون ينصت صاغراً لأصوات نحيب.
قبضات تطرق جدران الشاحنة، ولكن ليس هناك من يسمع. في الداخل صراخ وعويل يتحول بعد ساعات إلى نشيج، ثم تبدأ الأصو... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 22:29 • 4 views
Adam Graham Adam Graham's blog:
Uncle Scrooge: The Seven Cities of Gold (The Carl Barks Library, #14)Uncle Scrooge: The Seven Cities of Gold by Carl Barks

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


This volume of Uncle Scrooge Comics collect Uncle Scrooge stories from the 1950s by Carl Barks combining epic style adventures that would become the basic for the TV show Duck Tales (one story "The Lemming with the Locke... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 22:14 • 38 views
Marie Tayse Marie Tayse's blog:
Go enter for a chance to win a free copy of my 2nd book The Protector!!

Aleta is still heartbroken over her divorce. She seems like an easy target for a killer, but he doesn't know a ghost from his past is trying to warn her before it's too late. She feels as though someone is always watching, but... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 21:29 • 23 views
Katheryn Maddox Haddad Katheryn Maddox Haddad's blog:
The scripture for today, September 3, is 1st Kings 9:3 as found in the Old Testament of the Bible:

"The Lord said to him, 'I have heard the prayer and plea you have made before me; I have consecrated this temple, which you have built, by putting my Name there forever. My eyes and my heart will alw... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 20:54 • 7 views
Marvela Dawnay Marvela Dawnay's blog:
DIGIWRITING Blog, Book Publicity Tips From: Biographer Christine J. Gilbert
http://digiwriting.com/marketing-tips...
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Published on September 02, 2015 20:47 • 9 views
Brian McCracken Brian McCracken's blog:
He had to do it. He had to mess up a noble name and ruin life for the rest of us “Brian McCrackens”. For those of you that don’t know, I’m of course referring to the Brian McCracken that recently made headlines in Northern Alabama and across the nation after a racially charged shirt he was wearin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 20:45 • 8 views
Tariq Saleim Tariq Saleim's blog:
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Published on September 02, 2015 19:48 • 6 views
T. Gilling T. Gilling's blog:
An extract from The STREAM TONE: The Future of Personal Computing? ...

"The next step in the life of the Stream Tone is for lots of other people to become involved. To bring their collective experience, ideas, intellects, knowledge, skills, and understanding to bear on the challenge of how to cre... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 19:32 • 5 views
Richard  McGowan Richard McGowan's blog:
[This is just a rant. Skip it if you want. The tl;dr version: DRM sucks.]

(NOTE: If the author of the book in question below happens to read this and recognizes herself, I beg her please not to "out" herself by commenting! She is fabulous. I just have an allergy to DRM.)

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Published on September 02, 2015 19:22 • 1 view
F.P. Adriani F.P. Adriani's blog:
...the first Alien installment free, it's been downloaded only nine times. No one's bought the sequel since, and there were only two sales on the sequel before I made the first free.

I had planned on working on the third Alien book again to finish it, but I haven't followed my plan because of the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 18:53 • 6 views
Vanny Vorng Vanny Vorng's blog:
Immediately following the Vietnamese invasion of Cambodia in 1979, the majority of Cambodians who survived the vicious Khmer Rouge were left without direction in their native country. Families separated, homes torn to the ground, it was utter chaos in Cambodia as refugees moved every direction se... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 18:49 • 179 views
Kerry Clare Kerry Clare's blog:

The+Last+Love+SongI’ve been reading The Last Love Song: A Biography of Joan Didion for nearly a week, a grand hulking book at 500+ pages. I spent Sunday afternoon in my hammock with it, and when I was finished, I’d never felt so languid. I do one day want to write an essay about Joan Didion, Mad Men, and longing....

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Published on September 01, 2015 20:09 • 7 views
John  Robin John Robin's blog:

Welcome to another installment of World Builders! Today, I welcome Katie Miller, another fellow Inkshares fantasy author who was excited to share about her process.


Katie MillerKatie Miller has been creating stories ever since she can remember. At six she wrote her first “novel” and it was a misspelled, ful...

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Published on September 02, 2015 00:00 • 7 views
Juliet MacLeod Juliet MacLeod's blog:
The Jezebel's Daughter, my debut novel, was published yesterday and it's received some good early reviews. I'm excited and nervous about people's reception of this book and so far, it seems people enjoy it. Check out one review here: Mike Wolff Reviews Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 10:03 • 8 views
Julie Lythcott-Haims Julie Lythcott-Haims's blog:
East Bay Mom – Berkeley, CA

It worked. My 15 year old daughter has “done nothing” this summer and it has actually turned out to be worthwhile. By February I had a whole summer planned for her of classes, camps, volunteering and travel. She was thumbs down to anything and everything.


Thomas Rousing (Flickr, CC BY-NC 2.0)

Photo credit: T...

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Published on September 02, 2015 10:04 • 7 views
Pernille Ripp Pernille Ripp's blog:

recite-bmyi0f


2 days into the year and already we have shared 5 picture books. Today I readHow to Read A Story by the amazing Kate Messner 5 times as we discussed what we love and hate about reading. As we discussed what makes a great reading experience. As I invited my students to come on over, one boy cla...

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Published on September 02, 2015 18:05 • 8 views
Linda A. Tancs Linda A. Tancs's blog:

By Linda Tancs


You’d expect a hillside city with lake and mountain views to provide stunning panoramas. And Switzerland’s Lausanne does not disappoint. Home to the International Olympic Committee, this city on the shores of Lake Geneva offers amazing views from a series of viewing points accessibl...

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Published on September 02, 2015 06:00 • 4 views
Erin Lindsey Erin Lindsey's blog:

As of midnight last night, you can enter to win one of three signed advance reader copies of THE BLOODFORGED. And as a special bonus, I’ll throw in a copy of THE BLOODBOUND too! You can enter through the widget below, or hop on over to Goodreads. Giveaway is open to residents of Canada, the US, a...

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Published on September 02, 2015 05:31 • 9 views
W.R. Gingell W.R. Gingell's blog:
It’s a sentiment I see quite often. One I’ve seen at least twice in the last week and usually a couple times every week as a regular thing. It’s something I kinda agree with but never thought too much about until it occurred to me that I also kindadisagree with it. The gist of this […] Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 07:00 • 2 views
R.G. Manse R.G. Manse's blog:

Publishing my e-books was an experience akin to a dental procedure on every platform bar one: Kobo Writing Life.

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Published on September 01, 2015 17:00 • 4 views
taylorpotato taylorpotato's blog:
















minalover:



season two + stiles stilinski


but what if we both have to use the bathroom at the same time and there’s only two stalls available, and they’re only right next to each other? i’ll just hold it.


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Published on September 02, 2015 17:20 • 5 views
Knock Knock Knock Knock's blog:

Word lovers: We’re giving away a special prize pack! Five lucky winners will get a copy of The Made-Up Words Project: An Illustrated Collection of Invented Family Phrases signed by author/illustrator Rinee Shah and a special framed print illustration from the book (winner’s choice).


The Made-Up Words Project Giveaway - Win a Signed Book and a Special Framed Illustration from the Book


How to ente...

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Published on September 02, 2015 13:24 • 2 views
Emily Rose Massey Emily Rose Massey's blog:

memories, summer time, waiting, process, seasons, story, marriage, relationships, motherhood



The consistency of my writing has been delayed over the last couple months. I don’t like that it has, but I have had to come to grips that the season I’m in really isn’t allowing me to pour out in that way right now. The challenges of the constant change in routine as my little one grows up ha...

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Published on September 02, 2015 11:51 • 8 views
Randy Ribay Randy Ribay's blog:


Just wanted to drop a link to my interview over on Geekadelphia, where I was crowned Geek of the Week! They do so much for the city’s nerd culture, so it’s an incredible honor!

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Published on September 02, 2015 16:11 • 8 views
Lori Lesko Lori Lesko's blog:

food

Photo by kiyo murakami


“Writing is something you do alone. It’s a profession for introverts who want to tell you a story but don’t want to make eye contact while doing it.”

~ John Green


If you have read my blogs on a regular basis, you should know by now I love to complain about social media. In oth...

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Published on September 02, 2015 08:36 • 7 views
Amanda   Clark Amanda Clark's blog:
Beautiful and Dangerous Damon Black isn’t what Ariel Montgomery expects, not at all. Living with the all-consuming darkness of her tragic past, she’s always kept everyone and everything at a distance. And love? Impossible! Not if she wanted her past to stay in the past or her dark secrets to rema... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 00:00 • 6 views
Ryan Chapman Ryan Chapman's blog:


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Published on September 02, 2015 14:34 • 7 views
Lise MacTague Lise MacTague's blog:
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“Callosciurus finlaysonii – Finlayson’s squirrel (variable squirrel)” by Rushenb – Own work.


Holy crap, I just looked up and realized it’s September! Where did the time go? I had the best intentions, I was going to post something new once a week, or maybe every other week, but here I am over six...

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Published on September 02, 2015 13:19 • 8 views
Sue Detweiler Sue Detweiler's blog:

Transformation Takes Time Have you ever felt stuck in where you are now and where you want to be? When it is time for the caterpillar to become a butterfly, it makes a hole in it’s cocoon. It will then struggle for hours to get it’s body through the tiny opening. One day a farmer […]


The post Tran...

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Published on September 01, 2015 19:56 • 7 views
Killarney Traynor Killarney Traynor's blog:
The time is drawing close for the Mystery Writers Revealed event! I've just received word from our coordinators that I will be on deck, answering questions, giving out free stuff, with three other talented writers from 10am-11am. So, if you have any burning questions about Summer Shadowsor the so... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 02, 2015 06:36 • 5 views
Rachelle Rea Rachelle Rea's blog:
Dear Summer

Summer, you are one of my favorite seasons (you and winter).


It’s been a while since I wrote this kind of letter. Some…exciting things happened this summer. Some I’m ready to tell you about. Some I’ll hold close a while longer. Until then, what have I been up to?


>> Reading



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Published on September 02, 2015 10:55 • 10 views
Michael Faudet Michael Faudet's blog:


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Published on September 02, 2015 06:56 • 8 views
Santiago Álvarez Santiago Álvarez's blog:

Este final de verano nos ha golpeado con el anuncio del próximo cierre (3 de octubre) de la librería Negra y Criminal, el reconocido templo noir de nuestro país, situado en la pintoresca Barceloneta de la ciudad condal, un barrio con aroma a sal, a viejo y, sobre todo, a cosas auténticas. A ese t...

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Published on September 02, 2015 04:08 • 2 views
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