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Emily Bufford Emily Bufford's blog:
“All writers are vain, selfish and lazy, and at the very bottom of their motives there lies a mystery. Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon which one can neither... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 12:51 • 1 view
J.P. Reedman J.P. Reedman's blog:
The paperback edition of WHITE ROSES, GOLDEN SUNNES is now out and avilable on Amazon. Only 5.99/ $6.99 (and other equivalents worldwide.) Kindle versions are also available.
150 pages of stories about Richard III, mostly regarding his younger years. The child born to Duchess Cecily, her last surv... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 12:08 • 50 views
Rival Gates Rival Gates's blog:
I am almost done with the first set of edits for Book 3, “Mandrean Revenge” and have just been sent the final edit of “The Sapphire Crucible” to go over one more time before it is released in its second edition. So I have a lot of work ahead of me. But what do I find myself working on for the las... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 12:05 • 2 views
Ace Varkey Ace Varkey's blog:
Indeed I have more loves, of course, but I think of two interchangeable ones when it comes to comfort and despair: My Cat and my writing.

Most days I have only to look at the grey furs and soft, padded paws of my cat to feel a wealth of happiness that I have him in my life. Stretched outside, sun... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 11:50 • 6 views
Tutu Adelusi Tutu Adelusi's blog:
The book "Wisdom for The Journey of Life" is available to buy at discounted price starting from May 29th till June 1st.
Get your own copy while the sale last!
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Published on May 27, 2015 11:47 • 18 views
Jake Yaniak Jake Yaniak's blog:
Over the course of my life there are certain things that have struck me as so vividly true that I cannot imagine how they can escape the notice of so many people. Some of them are even intuitively grasped by most, but nonetheless left unexpressed and unexplained.

Two such truths are frequently on... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 10:48 • 25 views
Barton Smock Barton Smock's blog:
from self-published collection Misreckon (December 2014)

http://www.lulu.com/shop/barton-smock...




-respite-

history is a timeline of appetite. I have rubber bands at the ready for when my mother yawns. I cover my baby brother like a grenade. he was born without the potential for further muscle tone.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 10:15 • 19 views
J.B. Salsbury J.B. Salsbury's blog:
Enter to win one of five signed copies of Fighting for Forever by signing up for my newsletter at http://jbsalsbury.com/

Winners will be announced on release day in the newsletter, June 23!

Fight on!

Fighting for Forever Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 09:53 • 8 views
Jettie Woodruff Jettie Woodruff's blog:
And in time will be live any minute now. I am doing something I have never done with this one. I am releasing at .99 cents for three days, not a pre-order. Live. You can start reading right away.
This is not my typical writing style. This is very vanilla compared to anything else of mine. Book tw... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 09:47 • 6 views
Donald J. Bingle Donald J. Bingle's blog:
Ahh, the way to drive traffic to your blog, they say, is to be more controversial. Can I get any more controversial than to say I think Keanu is a great guy and a great actor? Here goes:

The Top Ten Reasons Keanu Reeves Is More Awesome Than You Think

Number 10: Played a totally non-heinous Ted Theo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 09:48 • 30 views
Pamela Poole Pamela Poole's blog:
Back when Pinterest was new and you had to be “invited” to join, I accepted an invitation from my cousin and investigated it as a venue to collect information and inspiration. At first, I wondered if it was just another time drain that would keep me out of my studio, but quickly found so much pot... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 09:44 • 39 views
Sharon Kay Penman Sharon Kay Penman's blog:
Such heartbreaking and horrible stories coming out of Texas and the other Midwest states battered by the weekend storms and severe flooding. They all need our prayers and good thoughts.
For my fellow Game of Throners, here is the full 12 minutes of the Coldplay fun and games. Parts of it had me l... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 09:10 • 16 views
Angela Gascoigne Angela Gascoigne's blog:
If there’s anything I enjoy as much as a bowl of mashed potato and gravy, it’s a good rant. That’s not to say I’m a moaning Minnie, but I believe you should rant when ranting’s due, for example when you have been done an injustice. It can be very therapeutic to get things off your chest.

My nightm... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 08:56 • 28 views
Sophie McKenzie Sophie McKenzie's blog:
SOOO excited to be doing an event with Ally Carter and CJ Daugherty in central London next Saturday (June 6) at 3pm. I'll be talking about my upcoming book, All My Secrets, for the first time! Details here...
https://www.waterstones.com/events/a-... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 08:47 • 6 views
Derrolyn Anderson Derrolyn Anderson's blog:


After years of stubborn resistance I've finally decided to give it a whirl. I put one of my books on Kindle Unlimited. I just pulled "After Last Call" from all e-book retailers save Amazon.

Feels a little squicky.

I've always been opposed to Amazon's policy of demanding exclusivity in order to part... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 08:29 • 5 views
Gregg Michaelsen Gregg Michaelsen's blog:
Gregg MichaelsenWho Holds the Cards Now?: 5 Lethal Steps to Win His Heart and Get Him to Commit

You think everything is going great in your relationship? That’s terrific, but sustaining that should not be taken for granted! There are some things you should do to keep the passion pumping. Try starting with these... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 08:27 • 1 view
Thomas Waite Thomas Waite's blog:
We’ve all had “Aha!” moments, right? The bolt out of the blue. Saints of all faiths have been quick to credit God for their celestial insights.

My “Aha!” moment was not divinely inspired, though an argument could be made, as you’ll see, for demonic inspiration instead.

I was watching CNN late one n... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 08:16 • 5 views
Mayra Calvani Mayra Calvani's blog:
The Accidental Art Thief by Joan Schweighardt Joan Schweighardt is a former indie publisher who now works as a freelance writer, ghostwriter, and editor. The Accidental Art Thief is her fifth novel.

Q: What’s inside the mind of a fiction author?

A: I think we all get obsessed with certain ideas, things we hear about or read. When that happen... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 07:56 • 46 views
Martin Treanor Martin Treanor's blog:
A lot of people have been asking what I have been up to lately, and where's the next book? So now the BIG REVEAL:

I am over the moon to announce that I am now part of the Ed Greenwood Group - working on two projects - - the first in a series of novels set in the dark, urban fantasy setting of HEL... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 07:42 • 5 views
Rene D. Schultz Rene D. Schultz's blog:
ENTER THE GIVEAWAY
Rene D. Schultz - signed copies of each of her books. ENTER before May 31! Good Luck!


Bishop Street (family ties)
House of Stone (sequel to Bishop Street)
Done Deal (reviewer's choice)
Broken Image (Beauty in America)

A personalized signed copy--Enter
LINK: https://www.goodreads.com/g... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 07:42 • 6 views
Catherine Coulter Catherine Coulter's blog:
27th May -- my South Pacific song -- Nothing like a Dam (well, that should be Dame, but if you want to let out a dam, that's okay too) Now that I've addressed my slip from spastic finger seizures, let me thank you for the good "theme" ideas, thank you -- I really like the one about coming as the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 07:40 • 7 views
Samantha Wilcoxson Samantha Wilcoxson's blog:
Today is the 474th anniversary of the death of Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury, daughter of George of Clarence. Read more here.
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Published on May 27, 2015 07:24 • 4 views
Sherwood Smith Sherwood Smith's blog:
I've a long short story out today At Tor.com.
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Published on May 27, 2015 06:32 • 9 views
Frank McCaughey Frank McCaughey's blog:
February 29th is making its merry way around the world from Abu Dhabi to Phoenix Arizona...and beyond.

Here are some of the places the book will be read very soon.


Birmingham, Leicester, Didcot, Edinburgh, Gwent, Herefordshire in the UK
Cork in Ireland
Lund in Sweden, West-Vlaanderen in Belgium
Abu Dh... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 06:16 • 4 views
Ginny Baird Ginny Baird's blog:
My Best Friend's Bride by Ginny Baird Enjoy this preview of my new book! eBook releases June 9th!

Before Jill knew what was happening, he reached for her and clamped her against his chest in a big bear hug. His frame was rock solid and he smelled of musky cologne. Hunter’s arms wound around her securing her at the waist. “Sorry bud,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 06:13 • 103 views
Carl Nattrass Carl Nattrass's blog:
If anyone is interested in doing a review swap on Amazon for a cozy mystery, please get in touch.
I would prefer that both of us review after a confirmed purchase on Amazon - it looks so much better.
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Published on May 27, 2015 05:30 • 5 views
J.C. Cliff J.C. Cliff's blog:
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(.• SPECIAL NEWSLETTER coming out June 11th with lots of cool things, and full of surprises. So...If you're interested in getting your hands on this, including future releases, occasional deleted scenes or new ones, sales and general information, sign up for my monthly newsletter.
http://t.c... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 05:20 • 3 views
Jane Davitt Jane Davitt's blog:
Three more today! Many thanks to these sites for kindly hosting me.

The Novel Approach Giveaway and post by me about cruises.

Joyfully Jay Giveaway and post by me about head hopping and POVs.

Natural Bri- Pursuits of Life. Giveaway, excerpt, and review. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 04:58 • 5 views
Trina Solet Trina Solet's blog:
Long Lost (Gay Romance) by Trina Solet

Blake Adler is back in town on a mission. Years ago Blake's father cut him out of his life so completely that he never spoke of him. Now that his father has passed away, Blake finally gets to meet his younger brother and sister. But Blake didn't come back to Meadowview for a reunion with his los... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 04:43 • 16 views
Sandra Gustafsson Sandra Gustafsson's blog:
This, my friends, is my next book. I'm done editing.
Time to take this down.

#amwriting #amediting
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Published on May 27, 2015 04:41 • 27 views
Java Davis Java Davis's blog:
My latest blog/brag post about a Readers Favorite 4-star review of Commune.
http://theroadtripwriter.com/commune-...
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Published on May 27, 2015 04:36 • 27 views
Nils Visser Nils Visser's blog:
Someone, let’s call this person Anonymous, has given some harsh personal feedback. Anonymous suggested that some of the things Wenn experiences in Escape from Neverland and Dance into the Wyrd were highly uncomfortable to read and suggestive of an unhealthy imagination on my part. Wenn doesn’t ta... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 03:21 • 7 views
Beau Johnston Beau Johnston's blog:
The editing process for Sleep With One Eye Open: Ghost is coming along nicely. Once I finished the 3rd edit I'll hand it in to my editor to see what else needs to be done before we consider publishing.
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Published on May 27, 2015 03:20 • 30 views
YullSanna YullSanna's blog:
Дорогие друзья!

Приятного чтения!
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Published on May 27, 2015 03:09 • 18 views
Sanjai Velayudhan Sanjai Velayudhan's blog:
Ain't Kerala one of the most beautiful places? yes, no doubt. Its greenery, beaches, forests & quintessential
'Ayurveda', everything is attractive.

However most people miss the shadows. It is famous for black magic and sorcery too!

Humans have a strange fascination for spirits, demons and othe... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 02:36 • 5 views
Michelle Hoefle Michelle Hoefle's blog:
Oh yeah! A new work in the mind. Chapter one almost done. Titled "Serial Me" it is about a female, married, mother serial killer that has been killing for 27 years. Why, what, and how shall be interesting to explore. Shall I "kill" off past adversaries? Hmmmm...that creep that hits on marries wom... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 01:51 • 8 views
Lila Rose Lila Rose's blog:
Hi everyone

Just letting you know that I'm moving up the release date a week. It will be available on June 4th instead of the 9th!!!
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Published on May 27, 2015 01:49 • 36 views
Jess Hayek Jess Hayek's blog:
Logan tore off the oversized dark blue t-shirt she was wearing and revealed her curvy naked body. He normally wasn't so rough but the rage of animal lust burned within him like an unquenchable flame. Kara's tenacious bear aura boiled his blood and pumped his cock beyond hard. With sharp teeth and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 01:36 • 25 views
Randal Licato Randal Licato's blog:
"The Other Side" is my next story/novel that is currently in the works. Its a YA-Strange, Fantasy adventure with a young gal protagonist-(which a female lead seems to be the latest thing in YA right now, interesting if you ask me) ...and it is told in the-All-Knowing-Mind-reading- fly on the wall... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 01:20 • 8 views
Bharti Mohan Bharti Mohan's blog:
SEX-Excerpts from The Storm
In ancient India, more than anywhere else in the world, sex was a matter of discussion, study and research. Kamasutra is a product of this free thinking. People regarded sex to be sacred; worship of lingam and yoni and architectural display of sexual acts on the walls o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 00:35 • 10 views
C.S. Boag C.S. Boag's blog:
Life is the walks unwalked,
the jobs not done,
the roads untravelled.
The problems unsolved,
the romance not had
and the treasure not found.
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Published on May 26, 2015 23:55 • 6 views
Lee Rene Lee Rene's blog:
Five Terms Related to Submitting a Manuscript

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This is basic stuff from Daily Writing Tips, but I'm always shocked when novice writers don't know about them.

A reader asked;

I’m confused: What’s the difference between Submissions and Query Letters and Cover Let... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 22:41 • 6 views
Katheryn Maddox Haddad Katheryn Maddox Haddad's blog:
The scripture for today, May 27, is Job 5:27 as found in the Old Testament of the Bible:

"We have examined this, and it is true. So hear it and apply it to yourself."

How many times have we gone to worship or listened on TV to a minister/priest/rabbi/imam and believed everything he said because the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 22:39 • 6 views
Alicia Cole Alicia Cole's blog:
Well, we're getting there that is!

As of today, I've reached 7% funding on my Indiegogo campaign. I'm feeling very cheery with 11 days to go. I hope to see some surging towards the end, but love everything the universe is providing now through my gracious backers!

Please check me out if you haven'... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 22:39 • 9 views
Matthew J. Pallamary Matthew J. Pallamary's blog:
Mystic Ink Publishing's "Phantastic Fiction - A Shamanic Approach to Story" takes First Place in the Writing/Publishing category of the 2015 International Book Awards.

PRLog - May 26, 2015 - SAN DIEGO -- The Writing/Publishing Winner "Phantastic Fiction A Shamanic Approach to Story" is author Matt... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 22:30 • 3 views
Christine Gail Garcia Christine Gail Garcia's blog:
Is your name in the Lamb's Book of Life? Continue reading at -- http://wordsbygodsgrace.com/?p=493

Buy my book -- http://dogearpublishing.net/wordpress... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 22:19 • 5 views
Lori Perkins Lori Perkins's blog:
Rory combines male hotness and a fabulous sense of the unknown in her SoulShares series. I eagerly await every new release. Talk about being a page turner.”

Susan Mac Nicol, international best-selling author of Saving Alexander and Worth Keeping

RIVERDALE, NEW YORK, March 26, 2015 -- Riverdale Ave... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 21:44 • 58 views
Louis Cabri Louis Cabri's blog:
As I wur goin down Threakle Street,
To gerra pound o' treacle.
Who does think I met?
Why, none other than me owd pal Mickey Thump.
He sed, "Is tha goin' t'wakes t'neet?"
Well, I thout a bit,
An'I thout a bit,
An'I sed, "I d'n'mind."
So I went.

Eee, an'it wur a grand wakes,
It wur a grand wakes!
Well, six a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 19:50 • 5 views
Susie Duncan Sexton Susie Duncan Sexton's blog:
Here is the latest "Old Type Writer" installment "The Times They are A-Changin' -- we can only hope!" About this column, editor Jennifer Zartman Romano writes, "Columnist Susie Duncan Sexton is hopeful that a sense of compassion could be growing in the community. Read the latest installment of Ol... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 19:50 • 48 views
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