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Jenny  Lawson Jenny Lawson's blog:

People always say that every snowflakes is unique,but I’m not sure if Ibelieve it because really who’s checking? Probably somebody just looked ata few dozen snowflakes and said, “Fuck, these things all look slightly different” and then just shrugged and wrote down that “no two snowflakes are alik...

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Published on August 02, 2015 12:54 • 4 views
Jess Hayek Jess Hayek's blog:
Was this the end of her life? He'd abandoned her and she struggled to accept the fact he fled without fighting. What was he so afraid of? She'd never known Vincent to fear anyone or anything. The blood drinkers and werewolves were no match for him. The one who troubled the tiger was the jaguar. H... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 02, 2015 16:34 • 3 views
Sharon Pellom Sharon Pellom's blog:
DON'T FORGET TO ENTER MY BOOK GIVEAWAY AND DO TELL A FRIEND.

GIVEAWAY ENDS, AUGUST THE 30TH SO ENTER TO WIN... He Lives A Living Testimony by Sharon PellomSharon PellomHe Lives: A Living Testimony He Lives A Living Testimony by Sharon Pellom Sharon Pellom Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 02, 2015 16:31 • 20 views
Douglas Hackle Douglas Hackle's blog:

My good friend and writing protégé, the lovely Ms. Dougliette Juliette, just published her debut bizarro erotica story: THE TRILLIONAIRE TATER TOTS CAUSED ME GAY (AND ONE OF THEM IS JUGGALO!). The story is now available on Amazon for the Kindle.


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Synopsis:


Ever since he was a child living in Eas...

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Published on August 02, 2015 08:41 • 2 views
Chicki Brown Chicki Brown's blog:
I haven't posted anything about the next book in the Stafford Brothers series since April 30th when I did the cover reveal, mainly because I've done some reworking of the early chapters after my beta readers and my critique partners expressed some concerns about the main character, Ramona Staffor... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 02, 2015 04:46 • 3 views
Kirsty Logan Kirsty Logan's blog:

JulyReads

I’ve been reading some truly wonderful books this summer. July was spent with circus mermaids, ghost-hunters, war orphans, millionaire madmen, and all the books of our childhoods. These were my favourites:

How to be a Heroine, Samantha Ellis – For anyone who grew up in books. I’m reading with... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 02, 2015 10:33 • 3 views
Jeyamohan Jeyamohan's blog:

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திரு ஜெ


உஙகளுடைய இனறைய கடடுரை ’அமெரிககா கனடா ஐமபது நாடகள’ சுருககமாக நனறாக இருநதது.


நீஙகள செனறு 50 நாடகள ஆகிவிடடது எனபது வியபபாக இருககிறது.


ஒரே ஒரு விளககம தநதால நலலது.


கடடுரையில “அமெரிகக வழிபாடடாளர , ஆனால அநநாடடின செலவம வெறறி ஆகியவறறுககு மேலாக அதன இலடசியவாதமே அவரை கவரநதிருககிறது.” எனறு குறிபபிடடுளள...

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Published on August 02, 2015 11:35 • 1 view
Richard M Knittle Jr. Richard M Knittle Jr.'s blog:
Troubled Water (A tribute to Simon and Garfunkel)

Like a bridge
Over
Troubled water
I want to
Lay you
Down
As the
Waters of
Our lonely
tears
Rush on
by
While
Making Love
To you
Without
A
Sound

Your love
Has found
Me while
I was at
My lowest
And feeling
Down
Turning the
Storm in
Which I was
Caught
Into sunshine
All
Around

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Published on August 02, 2015 15:47 • 71 views
L.M. Long L.M. Long's blog:
Raising six kids isn't always easy. They fight, they want dinner every single day (along with breakfast and lunch—go figure), and they make messes seconds after the house is cleaned up. Oh, and they're really, really good at ganging up on their parents. But I wouldn't trade them for a second.
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Published on August 02, 2015 15:02 • 1 view
Jennifer Niven Jennifer Niven's blog:


Look what I found in today’s New York Times!

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Published on August 02, 2015 11:51 • 2 views
Lawrence Watt-Evans Lawrence Watt-Evans's blog:
Sun, 01:26 : Saw "Ant-Man." That was fun.
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Published on August 02, 2015 09:07 • 4 views
Myke Cole Myke Cole's blog:

Met up with my friend Daniel Polansky the other day. Our meetings usually involve a.) drinking and b.) bitching about one thing or another, but I guess I must have tipped the gripe scale even by our standards, because he turned a tipsy eye my way and said: “Spin in the other direction, Myke. We a...

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Published on August 02, 2015 11:19 • 2 views
Jane Litte Jane Litte's blog:

cover imageThe Nanny Proposition by Rachel Bailey $ 0.99

From the Jacket Copy:
Two babies…one scandalous secret! Only from USA TODAY bestselling author Rachel Bailey.

Discovering he’s the father of an orphaned newborn rocks botanist Liam Hawke’s world. But that’s where nanny Jenna Peters fits in—a single...

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Published on August 02, 2015 06:55 • 1 view
Terri Giuliano Long Terri Giuliano Long's blog:


There’s still time to sign up for Food in Fiction, September’s blog event celebrating food and drink in fiction! Click here for details…


Giveaway

Spread the word, submit your locations and keep stopping by each day to Tweet about Food in Fiction – each of these will give you a chance to win.


Check o...

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Published on August 02, 2015 14:08 • 1 view
Berit Ellingsen Berit Ellingsen's blog:

Horsehead_NebulaThe edits for the ARCs for Not Dark Yet has been sent to Two Dollar Radio this weekend!


Here‘s more information about the novel and how to order an ARC.


Check also out Two Dollar Radio’s catalogue of books and films!


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Published on August 02, 2015 13:11 • 4 views
Elizabeth  Noble Elizabeth Noble's blog:
Picture There is still time to sign up for my newsletter and find out how to get 25% off Shifting Chaos (and any other book on my back list). Don't miss the exciting end to The Sleepless City series. More information will be coming soon in my newsletter.

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Published on August 02, 2015 06:50 • 3 views
Cameron Conaway Cameron Conaway's blog:

Entelechy is a word that reminds me of living in the present moment. Of course we must learn lessons from our past and think about […]


The post Warrior Poetics: On Entelechy appeared first on Cameron Conaway.

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Published on August 02, 2015 05:50 • 4 views
J.D. Rhoades J.D. Rhoades's blog:
The Pilot Newspaper: Opinion


You know, you can say what you like about Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Sen. Jim Webb and that dude from Maryland whose name escapes me right now, but at least for the moment they’re campaigning like grownups. In contrast, look at some of the wacky antics of the Rep... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 02, 2015 08:04 • 2 views
Mary Sisney Mary Sisney's blog:
When I reconnected with a former student a couple of years ago, she encouraged me to read John Green's THE FAULT IN OUR STARS. In fact, she was so determined to introduce me to Green's novel that she bought it for me as a Christmas present. Although I often keep books for years without reading th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 02, 2015 15:09 • 3 views
Grace Burrowes Grace Burrowes's blog:

Tremaine’s True Love is in the house! Readers are already reporting bookstore sightings, and the ebook version downloads August 4. You can order your copy or read the first three chapters here.

Matthew–The Jaded Gentlemen, Book II,has his pre-order links! Order your copy here (chapters coming soo...

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Published on August 02, 2015 09:21 • 4 views
M. Leighton M. Leighton's blog:
It is SO FREAKIN' HARD for me to choose excerpts! OMG! I want y'all to read ALL OF IT and I get so excited about it as I start skimming through that I have a really difficult time choosing something to share. I ended up going with this one because I can identify with Muse's pain so much, that sen... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 02, 2015 12:03 • 6 views
Libby Fischer Hellmann Libby Fischer Hellmann's blog:

DSCN0782-copy-300x225A couple of weeks ago I brought up the concept of karma, in relation to a colleague who helped me a lot in the early stages of my career. Now it’s come up again, this time regarding Cuba, a place close to my heart.


I can’t tell you how thrilled I am that the US is, step by step, re-establishing a...

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Published on August 02, 2015 06:46 • 4 views
Jennifer Crusie Jennifer Crusie's blog:

Sense8-1x12


Having spent two posts bitching about Sense8‘s mistakes, I thought it might be time to explain why I think everybody should watch it on Netflix: because when it gets it right, THIS SHOW IS SO GOOD.


The premise for the show is surprisingly simple: Eight people in eight different cities througho...

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Published on August 02, 2015 03:12 • 2 views
M. John Harrison M. John Harrison's blog:

Tall old guy in running gear–not new, not old, perfectly neat but on the perfect edge of shabby–which says, “These clothes are thin but I’m thinner”–standing on the apron of the Ogwen Interpretation Centre looking out at the rain. We exchange the old guy look, which is often accompanied by a minu...

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Published on August 02, 2015 04:31 • 6 views
M.C.A. Hogarth M.C.A. Hogarth's blog:
I bought a lot of books for the trip and read most of them, so here's a quick run-down of what I finished. Most of these hit my "under $7" mark, or I caught them on sale, or I read them through Kindle Unlimited, so yay, affordable!

Fairy Tale Retellings
Mercedes Lackey, The Black Swan. I read thi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 02, 2015 10:24 • 1 view
Brigida Hurley Brigida Hurley's blog:
I was introduced to my imaginary friend in 1972. My mother registered me for kindergarten. I was embarrassed, because I didn’t have new clothes or new shoes like the rest of the children. I was raised by a single parent with seven children. I was number seven.

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Published on August 02, 2015 14:42 • 19 views
Julie Bozza Julie Bozza's blog:

WWI anthology cover FINAL 200pxIt belatedly occurs to me that I haven’t been keeping track here of the reviews for the Manifold Press anthologyA Pride of Poppies: Modern GLBTQI Fiction of the Great War, for which I had the honour to be editor.


I am prompted to remedy that by receiving a terrific review from Christoph Fischer at...

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Published on August 02, 2015 07:52 • 8 views
Ilsa J. Bick Ilsa J. Bick's blog:
In some ways, I think . . . where have I been? Besides with my head up my ass, I mean. Well . . . the week’s been busy, what with going through the last of the frozen stuff, baking … Continue reading
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Published on August 02, 2015 06:39 • 5 views
Emily Gould Emily Gould's blog:

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Last night I was the only woman performing at a bar show in Los Angeles. I went up last, and I closed out my set on a bit about the false notion that women don’t like casual sex as much as men do. In the bit, I describe the dangers that women face when going out at night as proof that...

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Published on August 02, 2015 10:33 • 5 views
Christina   Thompson Christina Thompson's blog:
This blog was part of a presentation I gave last Thursday at the Allegan District Library. Although this memory is dear to me, I debated whether to share it with more people. After taking a deep breath, I hit PUBLISH.

The origin of my latest story, The Garden Collection, has a bit of my own back h... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 02, 2015 14:21 • 38 views
Susan Mallery Susan Mallery's blog:

All the women who've been harboring a secret crush on Zane Nicholson must be crying into their pillows this morning. Last night, the rancher married the love of his life—a Los Angeles woman he met only a month ago—in a beautiful sunset ceremony on the...

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Published on August 02, 2015 00:00 • 8 views
Tim Challies Tim Challies's blog:

To be human is to feel guilt. At least, to be a sinful human is to feel guilt. And most often we feel guilt precisely because we are actually guilty—guilty of offenses against man and God. R.C. Sproul addresses guilt, and the right and wrong ways to approach it, in this little quote from Pleasing...

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Published on August 02, 2015 03:47 • 2 views
Sara Lee Allen Sara Lee Allen's blog:
Week of August 2, 2015

While preparing this week’s recipe for posting, Ritach mit Tzibeleh…Radish with Onion, an Ashkenazi dish…my mind took a road trip back to Brooklyn. (I include a memory from my childhood as an ‘Editor’s Note’ at the beginning of the recipe post. Check it out; I was a ‘foodie’... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 02, 2015 14:10 • 61 views
Judith Starkston Judith Starkston's blog:
Here are the posts I enjoyed this week: 5th C mosaics in the Galilee with Dionysus, Capturing one second of detail in writing by Barbara O'Neal and the Power of Fiction by Jo Eberhardt
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Published on August 02, 2015 07:30 • 2 views
Lisa Wingate Lisa Wingate's blog:
Happy Monday, everyone! Can you believe it’s August already? It’s been a whirlwind summer around here. We’re in the middle of an empty-nest move from the hills to the mountains. A new life adventure (I’ll talk more about that later) is taking us from the Central Texas hill country to the lovely O... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 02, 2015 12:47 • 4 views
Sheila Roberts Sheila Roberts's blog:
Picture What a funny coincidence that, just as I have a new novel out about weddings, I've got a son getting married! Needless to say, I'm excited. Yes, about the book, of course, but even more so about the fact that our son has found a lovely woman to spend the rest of his life with.
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Published on August 02, 2015 11:49 • 6 views
Helen Hollick Helen Hollick's blog:
Recycling the bloganother look at some old posts
Who was King Arthur? Click here

The Wonder of Rome - my contribution to a Blog Hop:
what has King Arthur to do with Rome?
click here










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Published on August 02, 2015 09:35 • 5 views
Trisha Leaver Trisha Leaver's blog:
BRING ON THE PITCHES!!!
Can I just take a moment to tell you how freakishly excited we are to be a PitchWars mentors again this year. The manuscripts, the authors, the agents...just WOW! Mentor wish lists are being posted today, the rules, the regulations, the how-to's of the submission can be fou... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 02, 2015 13:43 • 3 views
Mary Beard Mary Beard's blog:

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For reasons I shall share in due course, I hitched a ride with the husband who was off to see an icon in Lebanon. I had never been there before, but had always wanted to see Baalbek. One should of course check ahead. It was only by the time that all had been booked that I discovered that Baalb...

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Published on August 02, 2015 04:05 • 2 views
Chris Hedges Chris Hedges's blog:

Farm Sanctuary makes you ask: Do you want to abet brutal abuse and mass slaughter? Do you want to eat creatures that clearly have distinct personalities and emotions?


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Published on August 02, 2015 13:04 • 4 views
Amy Lane Amy Lane's blog:
This is entirely tongue in cheek. It will probably offend someone (although that is not the intention.) It simply goes back to what I was saying a couple of days ago about the fact that there is romance in pretty much every sub genre, whether we want to admit it or not. And how I know that as a r... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 02, 2015 09:06 • 12 views
James Gurney James Gurney's blog:

A friend sent me this unusual painting by Tom Lovell (1909-1997). Apparently Lovell came across the strange true story about two gold miners in Greenland. One of them couldn't take the weather and died. His companion buried him under the woodpile because the ground was frozen. After a while the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 02, 2015 04:46 • 4 views
Charlie Cochrane Charlie Cochrane's blog:
"... a very moving and stimulating read with plenty of original ideas."

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Published on August 02, 2015 08:14 • 3 views
Max Nemtsov Max Nemtsov's blog:

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Человек с лоснистыми черными волосами


Выйдя на прогулку этой чудной летней ночью, человек с лоснистыми черными волосами проходит мимо библиотеки. Темно-сини арки окон в лунном свете: красив...

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Published on August 02, 2015 13:17 • 5 views
Alexander Laurence Alexander Laurence's blog:
GANG OF FOURNORTH AMERICAN TOUR + NEW VIDEO:
"THE DYING RAYS"The brand new video for"The Dying Rays" featHerbert Grönemeyeris now online and available to watchHERE.

Very pleased to also confirm our headline tour of North America this Fall. For all tickets, please visitHERE- and stay tuned for more... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 02, 2015 11:23 • 2 views
Ryan Field Ryan Field's blog:
Texas Gay Man Dies In Custody

A 32 year old gay man in Texas allegedly died after he was denied medication that he'd been on for a long time. It's interesting because the medication was Xanax and he was taking it as a treatment for severe anxiety. I hear so much about gay people with severe anxiet... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 02, 2015 11:06 • 2 views
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