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Seth Kupchick Seth Kupchick's blog:
The Middle-aged Man on the Flying TrapezeThe Middle-aged Man on the Flying Trapeze by James Thurber

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


I read "Middle Age Man on the Flying Trapeze," at 29 years old, on the brink of manhood and middle age, and I adored every story. I'd been reading a lot of the heavyweights up until this time - Dostoevsky on the Rus... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2014 04:22 • 16 views
William J. Kenney William J. Kenney's blog:
Ingheist by William Kenney


Download Ingheist for the Kindle!



Intended for Mature Audiences. Violence, language and sexual situations.

A fatal accident befalls police officer Simon Heath while in pursuit of suspected criminals. A woman and her two children are killed and Simon is injured. After lawsuits and months of rehabil... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2014 04:06 • 1 view
Brian Keene Brian Keene's blog:

In case you’re unaware, I Blog daily over at Tumblr. Think of it as a morning devotional. Every day, I get up and capture my first thoughts over my first cup of coffee. It satisfies the needs of those of you who miss my old social and political commentary and personal slice-of-life essays, and al...

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Published on August 22, 2014 03:50 • 3 views
Jennifer L. Armentrout Jennifer L. Armentrout's blog:

Would you like a signed and personalized copy of Stay With Me or Wait for You, Be With Me, and Stay With Me?


Now here’s your chance!



Between now and September the 12th, you can place an order for signed and personalized copies. All the details on this link and this is being provided by the lovely...

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Published on August 21, 2014 11:05 • 3 views
Sophie Audouin-Mamikonian Sophie Audouin-Mamikonian's blog:

argh, mais pourquoi les vacances passent aussi vite !


Einstein disait que la notion du temps était relatif. Une heure de bonheur près de l’être qu’on aime semble passer en une minute et une minute la main dans le feu semble être une éternité.


Ben moi je dis que j’aimerais bien que le temps compren...

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Published on August 21, 2014 00:52 • 1 view
Sarah Ballance Sarah Ballance's blog:

This post is part of a virtual book tour organized by Goddess Fish Promotions. Melissa will award a $25 Amazon GC to a randomly drawn winner via the rafflecopter at the end of this post during the tour. Click on the tour banner to see the other stops on the tour.


NOTE: This book is on sale for o...

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Published on August 20, 2014 21:01 • 3 views
Jen Cousineau Jen Cousineau's blog:
Licentious is now available for preorder!!! Order before release day via Amazon for only $2.99. Release day it will be back to $3.99.

Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1qbQt2V
Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/1t2lFVh
Amazon AU: http://bit.ly/1rd5VCf
Amazon CA: http://amzn.to/1pwqSFy
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Published on August 22, 2014 03:47 • 3 views
Sue  Brown Sue Brown's blog:
Falling for Ramos has finally made it to the coming soon page on the Dreamspinner site. I'm thrilled to have this painting by the very talented Ian Brown (no relation) as my cover art.

Falling for Ramos
Due out 15th September 2014

A glimpse of a group of businessmen in a newspaper tells Colin Hess... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 21, 2014 12:03 • 1 view
Linda Kage Linda Kage's blog:
I'm all excited for my buddy Ivy Bateman, who has a new release out today!



Always focusing on the steamier (Okay, fine, outright erotic)side of things, Ivy has really gone over to the hotter side this time around with her short little novella, I'll Call You Alice .

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Published on August 22, 2014 03:00 • 10 views
Gail Z. Martin Gail Z. Martin's blog:

Labor Day weekend, I’ll be at DragonCon in Atlanta—and if you’re there, stop by and say hello!


Here’s my panel and signing schedule:



A Magical Place: The Role of Setting in Urban Fantasy–Time: Fri 10:00 am Location: Chastain BC – Westin
Fictional Writing and Skepticism–Time: Fri 04:00 pm Location: 2... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 21, 2014 07:09 • 2 views
Allen Houston Allen Houston's blog:
While I've been working on the "Nightfall Gardens" books I've been tagging pics in Pinterest of people, books, creepy things that helped provide inspiration while I was writing. Check it out and follow me on Pinterest if you've got your own page.

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Published on August 22, 2014 03:30 • 4 views
Victoria Schwab Victoria Schwab's blog:

It’s hard to believe that it’s been a week and a half since I took this photo:


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Toothless and I set out for London and the adventures of WorldCon.


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And we made it! But alas, our luggage did not.


Two days later we were reunited…


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…thank goodness, because then I got to meet Scott Lynch, and it would...

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Published on August 22, 2014 02:32 • 2 views
Vannetta Chapman Vannetta Chapman's blog:

wisconsin farmSIMPLE Ways to Clean Your Place


Who likes housework? Raise your hand and keep it up until you finish reading this blog. Ha ha.


Well, I kind of do like housework. It makes me happy to do it, and I love when it’s done. The problem is that I’m kind of busy! Aren’t we all? So how do we simplify this t...

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Published on August 22, 2014 03:00 • 5 views
Susan Kaye Quinn Susan Kaye Quinn's blog:
Stepping outside your normal comfort zone to try new things as a writer is one of the most vitally important things you can do to improve your craft.
Do you normally write short? Write a novel. (And vice versa)
Have you only writtenstories? Try telling one in a different media: make a video traile... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 21, 2014 05:00 • 1 view
Helen   Noble Helen Noble's blog:
Saffron watched the dust bouncing off the scorched soil, shifting sideways by the sheer force of the drops. It was mid-March and the start of the season of long rains. The relief was welcomed in by the open arms of the children who danced in celebration, barefoot in the dirt.
The classrooms had c... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2014 03:21 • 47 views
Gini Koch Gini Koch's blog:
Hola! I know...long time no see. So...to explain for those who somehow have't read Terry Pratchett's DiscWorld series, the subject line is also a sign Granny Weatherwax, a powerful witch, holds when she goes wandering outside of her body. And it's been a month since you've heard from me, and...we... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 21, 2014 16:12 • 8 views
Glenda Larke Glenda Larke's blog:
As some of you know, I have written parts of books on just about every form of transport there is. Trains are great for this -- but here I am in Porthmadog, Wales, and for most of the Welsh journey by train, I was far too busy to write -- looking out the window instead. This is a GREAT train jour... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2014 01:17 • 3 views
Anastasia Gryzunova Anastasia Gryzunova's blog:
сдано тем временем в "Махаон" / "Азбуку-Аттикус":

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4)Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

My rating: 5 of 5 stars







Дж. К. Роулинг, "Гарри Поттер и Кубок Огня", переводила Мария Спивак , я редактировала. в процессе мне было много читательского счастья, и впереди, я надеюсь, его еще немало... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 21, 2014 19:11 • 3 views
Max Nemtsov Max Nemtsov's blog:

для начала немного инфографики: эволюция книжного магазина на этих территориях


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это была политинформация, а теперь знакомьтесь – Док Спортелло (это слили вторую картинку из кина “Внутренний порок”):



Джош Бролин и Кэтрин Уотерстон немного рассказывают о съемках и блинчиках


а тут обсуждают, скольк...

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Published on August 22, 2014 02:52 • 3 views
Wendy   Steele Wendy Steele's blog:
With my partner working away for two weeks, I've taken the opportunity of a quiet house to launch myself into the story that's been buzzing around in my head since last October.

The day he left, once I'd had a good cry, I picked up my fountain pen and new lined pad and....nothing. It took four hou... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2014 03:08 • 5 views
Vivi Andrews Vivi Andrews's blog:
It's less than six weeks until Taming the Lion releases (Sept 30!!!) and we're starting to get some reviews a'tricklin' on in. Lookee what just tripped into my inbox! Why it's a 5 Cups Review from Coffee Time Romance Reviews and More! Woot!

You can read the full review HERE, but allow me to share... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 21, 2014 05:39 • 7 views
Malcolm Torres Malcolm Torres's blog:
THE PIRATE is a free sea story on Amazon, August 22 & 23. Here's the hook: Jack Turner is arrested for stealing a car, and the judge gives him a choice: Two-years probation or join the military. Now Jack's aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Almayer, 45-nautical miles south of Key West, standing wa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2014 03:02 • 35 views
Christopher C. Payne Christopher C. Payne's blog:
San FRANCISCO, August, 2014 – JournalStone Publishing (JSP) President, Christopher C. Payne is pleased to announce the acquisition of the award winning site, HorrorWorld.org – Horror’s #1 Community on the Web. Horror World originally started out as Masters of Terror run by Andy Fairclough of the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2014 02:13 • 4 views
Katie O'Sullivan Katie O'Sullivan's blog:
I'm thrilled to welcome romance author Constance Phillips to my blog today! She has a new book out this summer - THE ULTIMATE CATCH - which I loved and reviewed here.

Hi, Constance! Tell us a little about yourself, and what kind of books you like to read and write. I’m a writer, wife, and mother... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2014 02:00 • 4 views
Eve Langlais Eve Langlais's blog:

Living by a nature trail, we are often treated to sightings of wildlife. Some are small, and common, like squirrels and chipmunks (Chippy and Ella really don’t like to share our yard and the peanuts with anyone else). We’ve seen fat bunnies, who despite the fence around our yard, always seem to m...

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Published on August 21, 2014 04:10 • 3 views
Aliette de Bodard Aliette de Bodard's blog:

There’s a fabulous essay by Ursula Le Guin (I think it’s “The Fisherwoman’s daughter”?) on writing and motherhood, which contains the following: “The point, or part of it, is that babies eat manuscripts. They really do. The poem not written because the baby cried, the novel put aside because of a...

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Published on August 21, 2014 08:00 • 1 view
Christoph Fischer Christoph Fischer's blog:
005Currently entitled "Conditions" my next release will be a strange and special occurence for me. I am going back to the very first book I've ever written.
Five years ago I was working on a training manual when I decided to experiment with writing fiction.
The planned short story grew quickly and wh... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2014 02:51 • 8 views
Dan Wells Dan Wells's blog:

Youve almost certainly heard of the Ice Bucket Challenge: someone challenges you, and then you have to either a) donate in support of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease), or b) dump a bucket of ice water on your head, or c) both. Then you get to challenge two other people. I’ve heard some rumblings online...

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Published on August 21, 2014 07:19 • 15 views
Jana Denardo Jana Denardo's blog:
Just before I got behind the wheel for the long drive back to my apartment after nearly three months, I learned that Dreamspinner purchased my short story The Light of Winter for the advent calendar! I'm so very happy. I am not a contemporary fiction writer but I decided I wanted to try and sprea... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 20, 2014 19:33 • 8 views
Mary Robinette Kowal Mary Robinette Kowal's blog:

I am slightly calmer now, although I do keep looking over at the Hugo to make certain it is real. There are threequestions people kept asking me after the Hugos.



Who did your hair? – Dolly and Rhondawho were amazing and wonderful.
Did you writethe lyrics to the Retro Hugos song? – No. Those were wr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 21, 2014 05:10 • 9 views
The Onion The Onion's blog:
ST. PAUL, MN—Local resident Nathan Erdlich’s night out was reportedly thrown completely off-balance Wednesday when his friend unexpectedly brought someone to join them for drinks, sources confirmed.






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Published on August 21, 2014 12:35 • 4 views
J.P. Barnaby J.P. Barnaby's blog:

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Join authors Gus Li and Tushmore on their virtual boozy blog crawl as they chat about new releases ‘Wine and Roses’ (Gus Li) and ‘Love on the Rocks’ (Tushmore) both available from Dreamspinner Press this August.


Both authors will answer some quick questions about their romance stories, as well as...

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Published on August 20, 2014 23:00 • 3 views
Peter V. Brett Peter V. Brett's blog:


Check out Miro’s awesome Skull Throne cover:


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Following the Larry Rostant tradition of putting one of the POV characters on the cover, Miro imagines Arlen with the spear of Kaji, ready to fight corelings as the sun sets. Amazing work!


Rae decided to feature a different character on her entry:


Rae Skull Throne entry


I...

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Published on August 21, 2014 05:00 • 10 views
Danny Hughes Danny Hughes's blog:
And like that... it was done.

I have now finished writing the Freya Fables Book 3: The Age of Darkness.

An enjoyable read if I do say so myself, and I loved writing it.
There were times when it was dragging a bit, but overall I really enjoyed the writing Freya Fables Series as a whole.

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Published on August 22, 2014 02:39 • 15 views
Harry Connolly Harry Connolly's blog:

Usually, when I see a stupid thing on the internet, I laugh and maybe tweet about it. “Look! Someone spilled a pile of dumb on the internet!” Then we’ll all share a laugh together and I’d go back to blocking “Emergency Cat” accounts. If I think the source of this particular piece of blockheadery...

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Published on August 21, 2014 16:31 • 8 views
John   Birmingham John Birmingham's blog:

UPDATED. See entry below for extract.

Took a few hours off deadline last night to launch Andrew McMillen's 'Talking Smack', a series of profile/interviews with musicians forcussed largely, but not entirely on drug use.

A fascinating book, expertly done. (It even has it's own little website here....

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Published on August 22, 2014 00:27 • 5 views
Angelia Sparrow Angelia Sparrow's blog:
On Facebook, I was tagged to List 10 books that have affected you in some way. They don’t need to be the ‘right’ books or great works of literature. Tag 10 friends including me: (Basically, if you want to do it, TAG)

1) Julian May's Pliocene Exile series (all 4 books, but especially The Many Color... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 20, 2014 21:03 • 9 views
Tamora Pierce Tamora Pierce's blog:

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Thank you to everyone who entered, reblogged, and expressed their excitement over this giveaway! The following tumblr users were selected at random from over 11,000 entries:


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Published on August 21, 2014 11:16 • 8 views
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