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Billy Young Billy Young's blog:
Got word back from the course I was on. I passed, wooohoo. I will get my certificate early next week but I was on the SIA site to apply for my badge yesterday. Though it will be next week before I can pay for it. Hopefully it shouldn't take as long as the last one to be processed, well I can't se... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 29, 2015 07:22 • 13 views
Simone Salmon Simone Salmon's blog:
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Published on August 29, 2015 06:00 • 28 views
Simon Duringer Simon Duringer's blog:
Some think Dawlish is a sleepy town... Totally mis-informed! (Well, this week anyway).

So, what are the merits of taking a UK holiday if you already live here? What have I been up to this week? How on earth does this sleepy town put on events of a national scale?

Click to find out!

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Published on August 29, 2015 07:12 • 18 views
Sharon E. Cathcart Sharon E. Cathcart's blog:
Today's sample is from my current work-in-progress. "Flowers of London" is the first book in a planned trilogy, and will be released in 2016. Enjoy!
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1882
London

Thaddeus Flowers awoke in a bed not his own, head pounding. He’d definitely taken too much ale at the White Horse last night, and was... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 29, 2015 07:09 • 22 views
Sherwood Smith Sherwood Smith's blog:
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Published on August 29, 2015 06:13 • 10 views
Robert Marcin Robert Marcin's blog:
“The single set of footprints, Joe and Lynn had been seeing in their dreams, steadily reverted to the original set of two. Now, they found themselves standing, with wonderment and anticipation, on the threshold of a new beginning.”
Robert Marcin – Iridescent Feathers
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Published on August 29, 2015 05:58 • 16 views
Jenn Sadai Jenn Sadai's blog:
This secret is actually dirty, because my house is dirty. My mom taught me to keep a spotless home at all times and I did a good job of it for the first few years with my husband. Then we got two dogs that shed like crazy and it seems impossible now.

I clean the kitchen and bathroom pretty thoroug... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 29, 2015 05:43 • 25 views
Harry Whitewolf Harry Whitewolf's blog:
Propaganda Monkeys - Twenty Poems From My Twenties 1996 - 2006 by Harry Whitewolf

My new book of old poems:Propaganda Monkeys - Twenty Poems From My Twenties: 1996 - 2006 is now available on Kindle, and the paperback will be out in the next few weeks.

Here's the promo vid; a cut-up poetry performance:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0g3vE...

Here are the first nine poems:

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Published on August 29, 2015 04:58 • 82 views
Suman Pokhrel Suman Pokhrel's blog:
- यहुदा अमिसाई (इजराइल)



इतिहास आफैँ दोहोरिनछ दोहोरिँदैन
थाह छैन मलाई,
तर थाह छ
तिमी एउटै काम दोहोरयाउँदिनौ ।

शहर विभाजित भएको समझना छ मलाई,
यहुदी र अरबबीच मातर हैन
तिमी र म एकै भएर बाँचेका बेलामा पनि
हामी दुई मै समेत ।

हामी आफैँले सङकटको गरभ रोपयौँ
हामीले परलयकारी युदधको जगमाथि युदध कै घर बनायौँ,
सुदुर... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 29, 2015 03:43 • 15 views
Melody Dawn Melody Dawn's blog:
My brain is so freaking fried! I created the media kits for my cover reveal on September 1st, 2015. I'm a perfectionist so I went over it about a zillion times! I think it looks good and I'm excited about adding it to my Goodreads listing.

Some really awesome news is I got the first book, Storm,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 29, 2015 02:00 • 14 views
Julie Elizabeth Powell Julie Elizabeth Powell's blog:




BY MOONLIGHT




Name of cover designer: The Darkmantle

Official genre of box set: PARANORMAL ROMANCE












By Moonlight is an astounding collection of paranormal stories — some romances, some mysteries, all suspenseful, and every one containing supernatural features that will lead your imag...
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Published on August 29, 2015 01:09 • 80 views
Richard M Knittle Jr. Richard M Knittle Jr.'s blog:
Ramblings of a Poet

I guess I haven't let go
of my past as it
is now with all of
my memories flowing
like a mighty river
to the deep blue seas
as currents
push water,
like time
pushes
me to move
forward with life and live
with thoughts
of my loved
ones who have
filled my
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from my first... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 29, 2015 00:35 • 95 views
Kimberly  Coleman Kimberly Coleman's blog:
'One Last Good Day' is now out in paperback.. and 'Before the Sun Goes Down' will be issued in paper next week, both available worldwide on Amazon... http://www.amazon.com/Kimberly-Colema... and also in the CreateSpace Store https://www.createspace.com/5599872.

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Published on August 29, 2015 00:00 • 7 views
Naila Carlisi Naila Carlisi's blog:
Attendo anch'io insieme alla piccola folla di clienti. Il pane sta per essere sfornato. Voci che si accavallano, poi c'è quello che alza il tono imponendosi anche sui miei pensieri, e sono costretta ad ascoltarlo, come tutti. Lancia un argomento in mezzo alla piccola folla come una bomba. Faccio... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 28, 2015 23:53 • 4 views
Catherine Asaro Catherine Asaro's blog:
I'm doing a reading from Undercity and talk at Cal Berkeley on Monday. It's at 5pm in Evans Hall, sponsored by the Noetherian Ring in the math Department. Here's a flyer. Hope you can come by.

It's a bit hard to read the flyer. Here are the details written on the image:

Catherine Asaro
Author Readin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 28, 2015 22:47 • 9 views
Katheryn Maddox Haddad Katheryn Maddox Haddad's blog:
The scripture for today, August 29, is Matthew 8:29 as found in the New Testament of the Bible:

" 'What do you want with us, Son of God?' they shouted. 'Have you come here to torture us before the appointed time?' "

If you are not familiar with this passage, these are the words of a demon. If you h... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 28, 2015 22:20 • 11 views
M.G. Nelson M.G. Nelson's blog:
Just in time for the new school year I've dropped the price on my book Inedible to 99 cents on Kindle.

Same great book at a new lower price for my digital readers!
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Published on August 28, 2015 20:33 • 13 views
Nicole Alexander Nicole Alexander's blog:
2015 Events – WILD LANDS TOUR


WEDNESDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER


11am Ipswich Library
Ph: (07) 3810 6815
Address: 40 South St, Ipswich QLD

THURSDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER


11am Goondiwindi Library
Ph: 07 4671 7470
Address: 4 McLean Street, Goondiwindi, Queensland, 4390


5:30pm Moree Library
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Published on August 28, 2015 19:55 • 61 views
Adam Graham Adam Graham's blog:
Batman/Superman/Wonder Woman: TrinityBatman/Superman/Wonder Woman: Trinity by Matt Wagner

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


This graphic novel centers around DC's Big Three Characters: Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman, the three comic book characters who have published consistently since the Golden Age of Comics.

You might expect a thoughtfu... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 28, 2015 19:46 • 43 views
Judy Nichols Judy Nichols's blog:
Somewhere, among the boxes of old family photographs scattered among the Nichols girls' four houses, there’s an eight by ten black and white glossy of a couple dozen five-year-olds standing by a fire engine, along with their kindergarten teacher and the local fire chief.

I’m one of those children,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 28, 2015 19:42 • 89 views
Glen Hepker Glen Hepker's blog:
Congruent with the traditions of the Bright Beautiful School of Thought, while diligently and strategically learning to play the part of a less and less blemished witness to the living loving story of one’s life (vs. just being a pawn to the story of one’s life), the resplendent quintessentially... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 28, 2015 19:40 • 65 views
Debra Elise Debra Elise's blog:
My debut release, SAVING MAVERICK, has a cover! I love it and to celebrate I'm doing a GIVEAWAY over on my website www.debraelise.com/giveaway-august-27...

Maverick Jansen and Kelsey Sullivan fall into a complicated game of PR strategy by day and searing passion by night where they both find a new... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 28, 2015 19:33 • 14 views
David L. Workman David L. Workman's blog:
5 stars for 'Letter from Alabama' from Alexandra, a reader / reviewer on Amazon and Goodreads . . .

"I got my heart broken by (author) David Workman . . . . This skillfully written biography covers a lot of subjects, including history, parenting, adoption, and most importantly, the heroism of ord... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 28, 2015 19:06 • 14 views
T.K. Ware T.K. Ware's blog:
Day Twenty
Overcoming the Opinion of Others

21 Day Journey of Inspiration by T.K.Ware

Everyone has an opinion of some sort. When you yield to someone’s opinion, you actually give them a type of subliminal power over you. They have the ability to string your emotions along because of their approval or disapproval. God’s opinion is the only... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 28, 2015 18:31 • 13 views
Shukyou Shukyou's blog:
Whups! Been a while since I've remembered to update this.

There've been a couple issues come out since I last posted, and you can read and enjoy them for free!

Issue 55: Guys and Balls; my story is The Breathing Lessons.

Yes, And 3: Circus Maximus; my story is Suspension.

Issue 56: Out of This World;... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 28, 2015 18:15 • 17 views
Anne E. White Anne E. White's blog:

Again from Wolfe’sBeauty Will Save the World:

“The end of remembering is not specific knowledge of facts, but a constant awareness of human frailty and propensity to evil. Without memory, men are unhinged, prey to the passions and abstract schemes which assume that human nature is malleable.'”
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Published on August 27, 2015 16:36 • 11 views
Seth Haines Seth Haines's blog:

Oh, hey there.

It’s been a crazy season here in world Haines, and if I went about the business of explaining it all, I’d bore you to tears, or at least to clicking off to your favorite online retailer. There’s business to be done, children to raise, and a to-do lists that stretches from the Ozark...

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Published on August 28, 2015 06:33 • 6 views
Antoine Vanner Antoine Vanner's blog:
France’s entry into the American War of Independence was to prove a critical factor is assuring the survival of the United States. It did so by winning the only strategically-significant victory in all French naval history – that off the Virginia Capes in 1781, which starved British forces at Yor... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 28, 2015 06:05 • 5 views
Kevin Trammel Kevin Trammel's blog:
I can’t seem to stop thinking of the two little frogs in the green house who, one day recently when I was watering plants with the hose nozzle, leaped up nearby, one on an iron pot-hanger, the other on the … Continue reading Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 28, 2015 02:48 • 4 views
Erin Lee Erin Lee's blog:
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Published on August 28, 2015 08:39 • 8 views
John  Robin John Robin's blog:

Welcome to another installment in the World Builders series, where I connect with fantasy, and occasionally other speculative fiction authors to explore the process of creating a believable and immersive imaginary world.


Today I continue with the special segment of World Builders where, on Mond...

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Published on August 28, 2015 00:00 • 7 views
Letitia L. Moffitt Letitia L. Moffitt's blog:

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Published on August 28, 2015 13:15 • 9 views
Mark Gelineau Mark Gelineau's blog:

As you all know, for Fascinated Fridays, I often like to talk about my latest obsession. The thing that I am all excited and geeked out over lately. Right now, that is the podcast Critjuice, and so for this Fascinated Friday, I am going to introduce you to this amazing, enjoyable experience.


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Published on August 28, 2015 08:55 • 4 views
Terry Minchow-Proffitt Terry Minchow-Proffitt's blog:


You might want to watch the video first to get a sense of today's blog. We took our two-week-old chicks outside on a beautiful early fall day, coaxed them to "fly the coop," and this is what we
got: their first serious foray into the real world. It was inauspicious at best. They took to it, kind...

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Published on August 28, 2015 06:45 • 4 views
Shantelle Mary Hannu Shantelle Mary Hannu's blog:

My Review (4 stars):
I was quite excited to finally get to read another book by Melanie Dickerson! Yay for medieval fairytale romances! *smiles* The Princess Spy was a lovely story, based on the fairytale, The Frog Prince, I believe; and I quite enjoyed it!
So this story is connected to all fo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 28, 2015 13:35 • 9 views
Rachel Chanticleer Rachel Chanticleer's blog:

When in Rome (Post #2)


He watched from a top floor balcony as the girl refastened her sandals and stumbled away. She would remember less and less about their encounter as the night progressed, until the brief moment in time became no more than a blank spot in her memory. She’d chalk it up to jet...

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Published on August 28, 2015 05:52 • 8 views
5 Seconds of Summer 5 Seconds of Summer's blog:


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Published on August 28, 2015 00:00 • 5 views
Caroline De Maigret Caroline De Maigret's blog:


Watch the video “EFFORTLESS?” about my #ParisianInspiration makeup collection for Lancôme Directed by Bertrand Le Pluard. Written by Bertrand and myself

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Published on August 28, 2015 06:53 • 6 views
John Tabellione John Tabellione's blog:

Today, August 27th, in 1953, marks the premiere of the romantic comedy, “Roman Holiday, starring Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck. Hepburn won an Academy Award for her role as Best Actress; the screenplay and costume design also won awards.


Watch the trailer here:



Then take a trip with us, to not on...

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Published on August 27, 2015 18:30 • 10 views
Jose Angel Araguz Jose Angel Araguz's blog:

Crown – Kay Ryan


Too much rain

loosens trees.

In the hills giant oaks

fall upon their knees.

You can touch parts

you have no right to—

places only birds

should fly to.


* flight *

* flight *


As August comes to an end, I begin to reflect on the end of summer – or, rather, the ending of summer. Perhaps it takes being...

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Published on August 28, 2015 06:52 • 5 views
Donna DeRosa Donna DeRosa's blog:

I’ve been studying the Italian language and one of my vocabulary words this week is cioccolato. It’s fun to say out loud because it sounds like you won the chocolate lottery: Choco Lotto. Chocolate makes everything better. Here’s my recipe for chocolate brownies. Choco Lotto Brownies Ingredients:...

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Published on August 27, 2015 19:22 • 4 views
Metaphrog Metaphrog's blog:
Yesterday we gave a talk to book festival directors from around the world, about our work and also about graphic novels (including the Scottish scene).

It was part of Momentum, the Edinburgh Festivals International Delegate Programme delivered through a partnership between British Council Scotlan... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 28, 2015 08:32 • 8 views
Jenna Moreci Jenna Moreci's blog:

I think they’re fine. I don’t really have an opinion. I wanted to use my first and middle name as a pen name - Jenna King - but I think we all know that someone else got first dibs on King, eh? :P

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Published on August 28, 2015 12:46 • 9 views
J.C. Hulsey J.C. Hulsey's blog:

texas-longhorn-cattle-drive Trail’s End

For over 20 years after the Civil War, cowboys drove herds of cattle along all landscapes and through all sorts of weather, from the Texas grasslands north to the railheads in Kansas.

At the end of the trail lay the infamous cow towns, proclaimed to be the “Sodoms of the plains” by m...

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Published on August 28, 2015 06:25 • 4 views
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