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Colleen Houck Colleen Houck's blog:

FEATURING GUEST APRILYNNE PIKE


I’ll Never Forget the Time When


Welcome to the sixth session of


THE MODERN INK SOCIETY!


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Do you know who you are .. and who you are meant to become? Does it seem like you are not living the life you dreamed of when you were a child? Or are you unsure which pathway in...

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Published on September 15, 2014 12:21 • 1 view
Harry Connolly Harry Connolly's blog:

Mind if I show some covers?


All 9 StoryBundle Covers


The countdown for the dark fantasy StoryBundle is about to run out. If you want to do a little early Giftmas shopping, now is the time.


Some points:

Pay $3 or more, get five books.

Pay $12 or more, get all nine.

You get to choose how much goes to the author and how much...

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Published on September 15, 2014 12:32 • 1 view
Tamora Pierce Tamora Pierce's blog:

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If you’re protesting abortion, the Supreme Court says you can get right in women’s faces and scream at them on their way into the clinic. Because freedom of speech.


But if you try and protest the murder of a black man, you get tear gas fired at you.



Yeah … what up with that?


Maybe if...

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Published on September 15, 2014 12:31 • 1 view
Cindy Lou Moldovan Cindy Lou Moldovan's blog:
I am excited to release "RAIN OVER ME". This novel is book 2 from my new romance series 'RAIN WILL FALL".
Follow Mia's story as she explores the possibilities of falling in love with Philippe.
Visit my website and follow me on twitter.
www.cindyloumoldovan.com
twitter.com/cindylmoldovan

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Published on September 15, 2014 17:46 • 23 views
Crista McHugh Crista McHugh's blog:

A tortured rock star trying to start over. An uptown girl trying to prove herself. And the dark addiction that binds them together…


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Ethan Kelly lost his best friend and bandmate to an overdose, but staying clean is proving harder than he thought it would be. His only safety net duri...

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Published on September 14, 2014 03:13 • 1 view
Lia Miller Lia Miller's blog:
Hello to you readers from the UK! Soul Journey's Kindle edition will be available at a discounted price for a limited time beginning 9/19 on amazon.co.uk! Snatch it up at a discount while you can : )
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Published on September 15, 2014 17:42 • 14 views
Nick Hornby Nick Hornby's blog:

Nick’s eagerly anticipated new novel Funny Girl is finally being published in the UK on November 6. To celebrate, Penguin.co.uk are giving away limited edition proof copies of the book, in exchange for you telling them your favourite British funny woman. Who’s it going to be? Caitlin Moran? Jenni...

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Published on September 15, 2014 05:08 • 2 views
Hugh Howey Hugh Howey's blog:

David Streitfeld of the New York Times has now cementedhimself as the blabbering mouthpiece for the New York publishing cartel, and while he is making a fool of himself for those in the know, he is a dangerous man for the impression he makes on his unsuspecting readers.


(I should point out here th...

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Published on September 15, 2014 07:57 • 1 view
R.L. LaFevers R.L. LaFevers's blog:

Wow. Where DID the summer go?? But now it’s fall and there are less than two months until Mortal Heart comes out! Gad. I’m nervous and excited and ALL THE THINGS.


To get everyone in the right mood for the Mortal Heart release, my publisher will be sharing some exclusive outtakes from the book. If...

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Published on September 14, 2014 22:26 • 1 view
Stephanie Pearl-McPhee Stephanie Pearl-McPhee's blog:

A sock goes home – Denver to Toronto. My yesterday (and this morning) in pictures.


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Published on September 15, 2014 10:25 • 1 view
Jacqui Murray Jacqui Murray's blog:

When you read your story, does it sound off, maybe you can’t quite put your finger on it, but you know you’ve done something wrong? Sometimes–maybe even lots of times–there are simple fixes. These writer’s tips will come at you once a week, giving you plenty of time to go through your story and...

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Published on September 15, 2014 00:58 • 1 view
Kim Harrison Kim Harrison's blog:

My Orlando roadies! It was great to see all you guys. Thank you for coming on out. It was a huge signing. :-) (Just click for a high resolution photo for yourself.) I left lots of signed stock, and they told me they would send some to the other Barnes and Nobles in the area, so if you’re in the a...

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Published on September 15, 2014 06:56 • 1 view
Courtney Milan Courtney Milan's blog:

Note: this is a cranky-pants ranting that I probably shouldn’t post, but here we are.


I promise, I’m not going to be that person who fisks every last thing that a certain group posts. And I’m not going to do a line-by-line on the latest letter to come from Authors United. Nor am I the person who c...

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Published on September 15, 2014 16:20 • 13 views
Malinda Lo Malinda Lo's blog:

I’m going on the road this fall to visit several schools, libraries, and conventions, and I’m looking forward to going to several places I’ve never visited before. Here’s where you can find me:


Sept. 20, 7:30 p.m. – Sarah Waters in Conversation with Malinda Lo (San Francisco)


I am honored to be int...

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Published on September 15, 2014 14:09 • 3 views
Zoltan Istvan Zoltan Istvan's blog:
My latest article for The Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/zoltan-... #atheism #atheist
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Published on September 15, 2014 17:14 • 5 views
Steven Gould Steven Gould's blog:

On Thursday:
Mysterious Galaxy

7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., Suite #302, San Diego, CA


September 18th7pm


EXO reading and signing.




On Saturday:
Borderland Books Cafe

870 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110


September 20th, 3pm


Exo AGAIN?



(other appearances here.)


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Published on September 15, 2014 15:43 • 7 views
Maggie Anton Maggie Anton's blog:
Nothing makes me happier than when readers ask me how they too can study Talmud. While an easy, and evasive,...
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Published on September 15, 2014 17:10 • 1 view
Jordan Castillo Price Jordan Castillo Price's blog:
Don't miss the new PsyCop flash fic in today's JCP News!
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Published on September 15, 2014 13:10 • 1 view
Marie Rutkoski Marie Rutkoski's blog:


My grandmother and uncle (another old slide)

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Published on September 15, 2014 14:04 • 5 views
Susan Helene Gottfried Susan Helene Gottfried's blog:

What?


Usually, there’s a line for the Featured New Book Spotlight.


Makes me think no one’s releasing books this time of year (and if you’re an author and this is true, this may be the best time for a release ’cause there’s not as much competition — and you can build up reviews to help get noticed i...

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Published on September 15, 2014 03:33 • 3 views
Norman G. Finkelstein Norman G. Finkelstein's blog:


Zionism and Apartheid


It’s quite common to find, among the One State Solution advocates, an analogue with Apartheid South Africa. If the trenchant racist Afrikaner regime was able to accept a peaceful transfer of power, why would this not be possible in Israel ? If activism were to focus on heali...

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Published on September 15, 2014 07:23 • 1 view
Gail Carriger Gail Carriger's blog:
I'll be visiting Convolution on Saturday September 27th.


Convolution Location:Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport
1333 Bayshore Highway
Burlingame, California, USA, 94010

Gail's Schedule at the Convention
Noon ~ 1:30 PM Steaming Outside Victorian London
"Not all Steampunk is British. Explore the Amer... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 15, 2014 10:11 • 3 views
Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld's blog:

This is an excerpt from a work in progress called How to Write YA, a companion to Afterworlds, my book about a young novelist living in NYC. Afterworlds comes out Sep 23, and you can pre-order it at the bottom of this page.



What Are Novels?

I’m not going to talk much about the history of the novel....

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Published on September 15, 2014 07:18 • 3 views
Cherie Priest Cherie Priest's blog:
It's been an adventuresome weekend - marked primarily by a whole crap-ton of yardwork and a dog-playdate. Never mind the yardwork, for I don't have any pictures; but on Saturday, Cujo (the wildly misnamed) came over with his person, Vanessa, and the boys had a hell of a time bopping around the ya... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 15, 2014 14:21 • 3 views
Cynthia Eden Cynthia Eden's blog:

Today is the release day for MINE TO HAVE!! ;) Yay! To celebrate, I’ll be posting lots of giveaways over at my Facebook page, so be sure you stop by!


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Is he a hero…or the villain?


When Elizabeth Ward sees Saxon Black rushing into the backroom of The Blade—a low end bar in Miami—she isn’t sure if he...

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Published on September 15, 2014 07:20 • 9 views
E. Lockhart E. Lockhart's blog:

It is an exciting day in Lockhart land. I am interviewed on one of my fave podcasts, Sara Zarr's This Creative Life. Zarr wrote Roomies (with Tara Altebrando) and The Lucy Variations and lots of other awesome books, and the podcast interviews all kinds of writers about the intersection of life an...

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Published on September 15, 2014 05:59 • 6 views
Sam Harris Sam Harris's blog:



I was recently interviewed onstage at George Washington University by Michelle Boorstein, a religion reporter for the Washington Post. The next day, Boorstein published an article summarizing our conversation, in which she excerpted a few quotations that made me appear somewhat sexist. I believe...

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Published on September 15, 2014 08:24 • 8 views
Shannon Hale Shannon Hale's blog:


"I don't get the love interest. I mean, am I supposed to like him?"

This is a response I hear often from readers. And it's started me thinking. Are writers supposed to write a love interest that every reader will fall in love with? For example, in a story where the main character is a female who f...

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Published on September 15, 2014 10:33 • 13 views
George R.R. Martin George R.R. Martin's blog:
Life is miserable and full of pain.

Giants look utterly wretched. A few good plans from JPP, and maybe we have a new TE emerging. Nothing else good can be said. They were humiliated by the Cardinals, with a backup QB. C'mon.

Jets took a 21-3 lead and still figured out a way to piss it away. Harass... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 14, 2014 17:18 • 22 views
Lorna Barrett Lorna Barrett's blog:
Today is my brother's birthday. Back when we were kids, there were five of us in the family. That meant you were assured of having cake more than just on your own birthday.

Well, Mr. L likes pies. On my Mom's birthday, we have fruit cake (*shudder*) so it's now just once a year I get birthday cake... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 15, 2014 08:23 • 3 views
Ilona Andrews Ilona Andrews's blog:

TBA-cover-2-195x300Book People in Austin are hosting Jeaniene Frost for a signing of her new New Adult book, Beautiful Ashes. So Jeaniene called and said, “Let’s do a signing together.” And we said, “Okay!”


We will mostly be there to be funny and for moral support. They will have Magic Breaks on sale, so if you miss...

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Published on September 15, 2014 07:55 • 5 views
Lauren Willig Lauren Willig's blog:

You can find me today over on the Timeless Quills blog, chatting about this and that, including a rather Eloise-esque grad school misadventure involving the Britney Spears movie, Bertucci’s, and an Intellectual History professor. (All names have been withheld from this story to protect the profes...

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Published on September 15, 2014 11:46 • 9 views
Mindy Klasky Mindy Klasky's blog:

I just spent the weekend at a writers retreat, and it was sheer, unadulterated heaven.


Once upon a time, I used to sandwich writing time in between all the other aspects of my professional life. I woke up at 4:30 in the morning to write before going into the law office. I sat at ergonomically tort...

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Published on September 15, 2014 11:17 • 1 view
Susane Colasanti Susane Colasanti's blog:
1. Those of you who have been reading this blog for a while might know that I like to work out. I’ve been working out since I was 16, doing aerobics in front of the TV with Charlene Prickett on … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 15, 2014 10:12 • 9 views
Lorelei James Lorelei James's blog:

Go ahead and drool…even his scars are sexy :)


hairy tatted and scarred

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Published on September 15, 2014 06:34 • 14 views
Nalini Singh Nalini Singh's blog:
Reminder: The ROCK ADDICTION ebook goes up in price (to $4.99) super soon, so if you think you might want to read it and haven't yet got a copy, grab it now. :-)
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Published on September 15, 2014 07:33 • 13 views
Amy Timberlake Amy Timberlake's blog:

I'm emerging from my writing "hermitage" (remember my photo?) with a couple of bits of good news!

ONE CAME HOME has been chosen for a couple of statewide reading lists for 2015-2016. These are the best lists to be on because kids read the books and then vote on their favorites. My book is for thos...

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Published on September 15, 2014 14:35 • 1 view
Rebecca L. Matthews Rebecca L. Matthews's blog:

Something’s different, I sense it. I’ve been frustrated, and Spiritual communication has been oddly elusive. Now it feels like I’m the one that needs to change. Why? I’m worried about someone special to me. She’s clearly making the wrong decision, in my eyes anyway. Why can’t she see? I’m sure I’...

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Published on September 15, 2014 16:46 • 15 views
K.C. Faelan K.C. Faelan's blog:
I've got some good news! I was invited by Debbie McGowan, publisher and editor of Beaten Track Publishing to participate in a Holiday Anthology. You can find out more about the event here at my blog:

http://kcfaelan.wordpress.com/blog-2/

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Published on September 15, 2014 16:06 • 10 views
Chris Bohjalian Chris Bohjalian's blog:
I didn’t watch “Breaking Bad” when AMC was airing an episode a week between 2008 and 2013. Instead, my wife and I binge-watched two and three episodes at a time via Netflix, watching the entire series in about five and a half months – instead of five and a half years.

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Published on September 15, 2014 16:00 • 13 views
Erica Stevens Erica Stevens's blog:
I'm happy to announce that Untamed, The Awakening Series Book 3 by Brenda K. Davies, went out for its first round of editing today! I'm going to take a couple of days off to celebrate my upcoming 4th anniversary with my amazing hubby! After that I'm going to start the next book in The Captive Ser... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 15, 2014 15:48 • 10 views
Donna Cummins Donna Cummins's blog:
For fans of the horror/paranormal genre, THE DEAD GAME is a smorgasbord of almost every supernatural being imaginable. From vampires to human vampires to those humans who may become vampires to demons to skeletons to supernatural creatures to Saints of Death to witches to vampire slayers to good... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 15, 2014 15:41 • 10 views
Ken Montrose Ken Montrose's blog:
"No offense," Relapse Boy said, "but I can't picture you herding cattle or picking crops."

Emu smiled and said, "My father's farm is thousands of acres. I'll spend most of my time working on the computer. I troubleshoot the programs they use for payroll, crop yield, water utilization, and other st... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 15, 2014 15:28 • 15 views
Frank Byrns Frank Byrns's blog:
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Manfred Mitze Manfred Mitze's blog:
Both of us share the reality that we arrived on this planet as enlightened beings, and we eventually have to die physically.

If the parents happened to be unconscious individuals, the enlightened state did not last long. Even if both of them had been enlightened, we still have to go through our ow... Read more of this blog post »
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