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Rachael Eyre Rachael Eyre's blog:
One of the many skills taught on writing courses is the development of a unique authorial voice. You may be lush and literary, clipped and matter of fact. Though you can't be 100% certain of the age and gender of an author you can hazard a guess.

One thing you can usually spot is the writer's nati... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 06, 2016 06:44 • 16 views
Vanessa Prelatte Vanessa Prelatte's blog:
I am almost finished with Book Two of the Cimarron/Melbourne series. I want to complete the last chapters over the weekend and have the book ready to be edited by Monday, so I am initiating a self imposed lock-down. That means I am unplugging my Internet, shutting down my phones, locking myself i... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 06, 2016 06:38 • 32 views
Kendi Thompson Kendi Thompson's blog:
Yea, I'm moving along on Warning Signs, Part 2 of the Year of the Cat series. I hope to have it ready to launch by May 1st.

Wow, Ruarc is a piece of work. Every time I want to give him a redeemable quality, he does something completely mean or stupid. I think he's that part of me that wants to sta... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 06, 2016 06:30 • 19 views
Ron L. Voller Ron L. Voller's blog:
This week from the forest I'd like to pay tribute to the remarkable life of Edmonde Charles-Roux of France, who led her life through a strict adherence to the strength of her convictions.

Ms. Charles-Roux was born April 17, 1920 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, a western suburb of Paris. Her father, Francoi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 06, 2016 06:13 • 7 views
Billy Young Billy Young's blog:
Thursday felt so like Friday. We have all had those days so you know how it feels. Sometimes it only last an hour or two after you wake but I had a full day. All the way to bedtime. It was only as I planned out my Saturday and watching the Calcutta Cup that I was forced to see the truth. I had an... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 06, 2016 06:08 • 17 views
Dennis Moulton Dennis Moulton's blog:
Great! You have a wonderful, blockbuster of an idea! You also have well rounded and engaging characters – but what about location? Where will your story take place and why? The other day I did a “how to” regarding things to consider when developing a character. This time we will look at what to c... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 06, 2016 05:42 • 20 views
Mary  Roberts Mary Roberts's blog:
I've added the preview links of the first 3 chapters to the description of Guardian of the Wolves right here on Goodreads. Enjoy! https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
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Published on February 06, 2016 05:16 • 4 views
Pablo Morán Fernández Pablo Morán Fernández's blog:
Su belleza era famosa, admirada e idolatrada por igual. Un ángel caído del cielo, conservando las alas, mezcla de hada y divinidad incorpórea. Sus andares hipnóticos conquistaban corazones a la par que los rompían. Su coqueteo con lo divino embriagaba su alma, creyendo en su propia infalibilidad... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 06, 2016 04:33 • 26 views
Ann Girdharry Ann Girdharry's blog:
old love
new love
a yearned for love
or a promised love
Dearest Valentine, be mine

(feel free to use this poem on your social media, but please remember to credit me...)
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Published on February 06, 2016 04:33 • 4 views
Kele Moon Kele Moon's blog:
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For readers. . . Get ready . . . Less than two months until Tino's secrets are revealed. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 06, 2016 04:30 • 7 views
Renee Conoulty Renee Conoulty's blog:
In the ancient lands of Kakadu, it's not just the crocodiles you should be afraid of...

Helicopter pilot Ellie Porter loves her job. Soaring above the glorious Kakadu National Park, she feels freed from the heavy losses of her beloved family farm and the questions around her father's suicide. But...
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Published on February 05, 2016 16:30 • 5 views
Emily Howitt Emily Howitt's blog:
Just a warning, this post is very ranty. Okay, it is a rant. But perhaps you have some similar feelings about twitter and marketing in general. Also, sorry about the long block of text, but it is a rant…
4752757565 3705f5d7c7Twitter gives me headaches. Actually all the marketing in general does. Do this. Don’t do tha... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 05, 2016 15:49 • 4 views
S. Valentine S. Valentine's blog:
Hi all!

His Confession, book #1 of The Black Door Trilogy is available on Amazon for pre-order! If you like bad-boy alpha's, sizzling sex scenes, and dare to enter the dark depths of an unfamiliar world, then you will enjoy this book. Sex, secrets and seduction.....

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Published on February 06, 2016 04:25 • 5 views
Carla Faraldo Carla Faraldo's blog:

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Published on February 05, 2016 08:39 • 2 views
حنان فرحات - Hanan Farhat حنان فرحات - Hanan Farhat's blog:


في زمن أصبح فيه الكلام متاحاً للجميع، للأصوات العالية والهامسة.. للفيديوهات والمقالات والتدوينات.. في حين تستطيعين أن تشاركي بكلماتك نكتة أو قصة درامية أو فاجعة، أو حتى أن تَصِفي صحن التّحلية من بعد الغداء، يأتي أحدٌ ويسألكِ لمَ تكتبين؟ "لا أحد يقرأ في هذه الأيام يا أختي.."، "أنا أملّ عند قراءة ا... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 05, 2016 10:23 • 6 views
Lynley Wayne Lynley Wayne's blog:

When dreaming of being a writer few people think about the business side of things. Instead, we dream of spending our days penning tales and making money doing something we love. I'm sure, at one time or another, all published authors believed the Hollywood version of a writer's life. We had no i...

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Published on February 05, 2016 07:33 • 4 views
Walt Disney Company Walt Disney Company's blog:

Happy Lunar New Year Celebration is going on now at Paradise Gardens in Disney California Adventure park, through February 8. The event celebrates time-honored traditions of the Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese cultures, inviting citizens of all backgrounds to enjoy the festivities. Join Mulan and...

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Published on February 05, 2016 15:45 • 3 views
Sara Nović Sara Nović's blog:


The other thing about last night.

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Published on February 05, 2016 14:20 • 4 views
Ben Starling Ben Starling's blog:

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Fisk logoMargaret McGaffey Fisk of Tales to Tide You Over has interviewed Ben! Author Interview with Ben Starling is now live.



In this interview, Ben talks about sports psychology in boxing; the joy of having sacred space; and about the characters that happen to share his passions in his newly released...

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Published on February 05, 2016 11:00 • 4 views
Richard La Ruina Richard La Ruina's blog:
Buckle up big boy, this isn’t just another “how to finger a girl” guide with sissy tips… this is some serious sh*t that will make you stand out from all the other chumps out there. So you want to know the best way to finger a girl huh? Not a problem. I’m a pro in […]
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Published on February 05, 2016 07:17 • 2 views
Ricky Pine Ricky Pine's blog:
The Scions of Shannara The Scions of Shannara by Terry Brooks
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Just based on the original trilogy, plus this book, it feels like it just wouldn't be a Shannara book if Allanon and an Ohmsford or two weren't majorly involved in the action. This long-distant start to a new series is no exception... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 05, 2016 21:16 • 1 view
Maddie Taylor Maddie Taylor's blog:
A sword wielding hero, an innocent maiden who falls in love with the man who saves her, and a wicked villainous earl that you will love to hate. Throw in intrigue, danger, plot turns and twists, hot sex and kink, hotter spanks, and sizzling romance, what more could you ask for? Hopefully, with o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 05, 2016 21:00 • 2 views
J.A. Christy J.A. Christy's blog:

9781908168856-188x300I’m honoured to have a short story in the Existence is Elsewhen anthology alongside so many fabulous authors.


My story,Inside and Out V.5 – From Here to ETERNITY, looks at thepursuitofperfecthealth and eternal life in the future through the eyes of a heath executive and his wife.


Available from Els...

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Published on February 06, 2016 01:26 • 5 views
Sam Quinones Sam Quinones's blog:
Back from a busy trip and I wanted to thank Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin for his kind words recommending my book, Dreamland, during his first budget address to the Commonwealth and Kentucky state legislators last week. Matt Bevin

I’m very honored and touched by what he said, and that he followed those... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 05, 2016 18:45 • 4 views
Adele Archer Adele Archer's blog:


By the time you read this, I’ll be on my way to have a diagnostic procedure at my local treatment centre. I know, on a freakin’ Saturday morning! What a way to write off a day. Don’t worry, dear reader, I’m as healthy as an ox. But as you may know from earlier posts, cancer has featured far too c...

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Published on February 06, 2016 00:00 • 4 views
Robert W. Grant Robert W. Grant's blog:

Walking the Main Road


For all our talk of family values, we are surrounded by distractions that keep us apart. Often families do little more than sleep under the same roof. There are just too many things that demand our attention. Sadly, these things succeed in luring us away from the ones we lo...

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Published on February 05, 2016 08:11 • 4 views
Martina Riemer Martina Riemer's blog:
Gestern habe ich beim Ende von "Wie Schnee so weiß" noch wie ein kleines Baby geheult, und heute darf ich mich wieder freuen <3 :D
Ich glaube, dieses Bild ist selbsterklärend, oder? ;) Jedenfalls freue ich mich mega, riesig, total und volle Banane!! *Hach* Wer es jedoch genauer wissen möchte,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 06, 2016 04:13 • 4 views
Michelle  Johnson Michelle Johnson's blog:
With Valentine's Day just around the corner, what better way to celebrate the only day dedicated to love - and perhaps even lust-than to count down my top five favourite book boyfriends! Oh-my-god,Oh-my-god,Oh-my-god,Oh-my-god,Oh-my-god,are you guys ready for this! 5. Edward Cullen - Twilight ... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 05, 2016 07:31 • 4 views
Mariella Hunt Mariella Hunt's blog:

untitledIn The Earl of Brass we enter a well-imagined, satisfyingly dark Steampunk London where airships and corsets exist simultaneously. We follow two complex characters as their eyes are opened to the possibility of a different world.


Eilian Sorrell doesn’t want to be an Earl. He wants to be an archaeo...

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Published on February 05, 2016 07:16 • 2 views
Lori Crane Lori Crane's blog:

The following is a rough draft of my current work-in-progress, The Culpepper-Fairfax Scandal. Catherine Culpepper is nineteen years old, and her rich father, Lord Thomas Culpepper the baron of Thoresway, has just died. For two decades, he had been living in London with his mistress and had left e...

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Published on February 06, 2016 02:30 • 2 views
Ellie Firestone Ellie Firestone's blog:
Today, I'll be interviewing children's picture book author Betricia Santiago-Blue! Betricialives in Florida, and her first ever book was just published last month. You can connect with Betricia on Goodreads and Instagram.
Thanks for chatting with me today, Betricia!



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Published on February 05, 2016 04:05 • 2 views
Appropouture Appropouture's blog:

Yeah, you could say that I’m wasting my time, but it’s the night again. At least the snow has stopped, and the ceiling isn’t creaking anymore. Grimro was online. I joined his fireteam but couldn’t talk because Musette was asleep in the bed behind me. It’s okay. There was someone else in the team...

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Published on February 05, 2016 21:49 • 3 views
Anna Patrick Anna Patrick's blog:
“The man who goes afoot, prepared to camp anywhere and in any weather, is the most independent fellow on earth.”

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Horace Kephart


(via

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Published on February 05, 2016 17:30 • 2 views
Josh Brown Josh Brown's blog:

In Part 3 (“Fury Uncaged”) of my fantasy-adventure comic Shamrock (serialized bi-monthly in Fantasy Scroll), we learn that King Lorcan’s motivations are driven by his desire to find some sort of legendary enchanted emerald.

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So what exactly is the “Emerald of Creation”? Well, one of the capture...

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Published on February 05, 2016 19:48 • 3 views
Libby Cudmore Libby Cudmore's blog:

The Big Rewind is OUT! Buy it at your local bookstore! Buy it on Amazon! Buy it at Barnes & Noble! Buy one for yourself, and another for someone you respect and admire!


Packed The House at the Green Toad Bookstore!

Packed The House at the Green Toad Bookstore!


And if you love it, spread the word. If you don’t, well, here’s hoping you find...

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Published on February 05, 2016 18:51 • 4 views
Brent A. Stypczynski Brent A. Stypczynski's blog:

I’m not sure if this is going to work, or if it’s the cold/flu/plague meds talking, but I’m really going to make a concerted effort to get back to posting here and on Disjointed Fiction over the next few days.


At the moment, I have about eight on-going writing projects (working sporadically) inclu...

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Published on February 05, 2016 05:56 • 5 views
Phillip Crawford Jr. Phillip Crawford Jr.'s blog:

Just hours ago The Ready Set released the music video for their new single "Good Enough" from upcoming album I Will Be Nothing as reported by Shandana Mufti for Alternative Press. It's an absolutely beautiful song. In speaking about signing with Hopeless Records to make the album Jordan Witzigreu...

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Published on February 05, 2016 13:00 • 17 views
Fleur de Force Fleur de Force's blog:
*Sponsored PostL'Oreal Paris have launched a new collection into their Elvive range this month and *Rejoice* it's formulated for those of you who (like me) suffer with oily roots, while the ends of your hair just seem to get drier and drier! The Extraordinary Clay collection is aimed to combat th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 05, 2016 09:00 • 1 view
Susan Lower Susan Lower's blog:

You know what they say, couples who read together, stay together.


And it’s true.


According to relationship experts, reading jolts your brain. And it has the power to bring couples closer together.


We grow closer to others by revealing and sharing new thoughts, ideas and fantasies with each other. He...

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Published on February 05, 2016 18:51 • 2 views
Nissa Annakindt Nissa Annakindt's blog:

Celebrate blog hop This is a post in the Celebrate the Small Things blog hop. More information here: http://lexacain.blogspot.com/


Do you remember the Golden Rule? Many younger people have never learned it. It goes something like this: Do to others as you would have others do to you. It’s a sort of mathematics o...

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Published on February 05, 2016 08:34 • 3 views
Antoine Vanner Antoine Vanner's blog:
There is something intensely sad when reading about forgotten conflicts, often fought over issues that were trivial even at the time, and which were memorable only to the families whose happiness was wrecked by loss of loved ones. War may be “Last Argument of Kings” – as was inscribed on his cann... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 05, 2016 14:54 • 4 views
K.J. Mecklenfeld K.J. Mecklenfeld's blog:
10 cărți de citit pentru fetițe de 10 ani

Ce cărți îmi recomandațipentru fetița mea de 10 ani? Fetele încep să citească mai repede decât băieții, din câte știu eu. Tot altfel decât băieții de aceeași vârstă, citesc mai mult și mai variat. La fel ca și lista de 10 cărți de citit pentru băieți de 10 ani, această listă se bazează pe lista [...

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Published on February 06, 2016 03:24 • 1 view
Britt DeLaney Britt DeLaney's blog:

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That’s right! Today is your one and only chance to WINDSINGER for FREE!! Read book one and get ready for book two of the Elemental Destinies series: SEASINGER – arriving February 12th!



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Published on February 05, 2016 10:46 • 3 views
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