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Katheryn Maddox Haddad Katheryn Maddox Haddad's blog:
The scripture for today, December 23, is 1st Samuel 12:23 as found in the Old Testament of the Bible:

"As for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the Lord by failing to pray for you. And I will teach you the way that is good and right."

It’s a sin not to pray for others!

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Published on December 22, 2014 21:16 • 2 views
Justin  Harrison Justin Harrison's blog:
Somewhere between Hell’s doorstep and Satan’s foyer

Dane was running for his life…again.

He knew he was sleeping and knew he was dreaming the same dream he had dreamt every night since their last operation down in South Louisiana. That particular visit to Hell’s half acre had nearly cost SKUL eve... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 21:11 • 1 view
Eleanor Beresford Eleanor Beresford's blog:
I am so excited to finally be releasing Pegasi and Prefects into the wild. Release date for the Kindle version is set for Jan 10, with a CreateSpace paperback to follow as soon as I'm happy with the layout.

To celebrate, here is some beautiful art of the unsettlingly alluring Esther, from lazymak... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 20:40 • 3 views
Alyson Mead Alyson Mead's blog:
Feelin’ that energy in the air? That’s the hangover from yesterday’s Winter Solstice, along with the New Moon at 0 degrees of Capricorn and Uranus turning direct in the sign of Aries.

Uranus, especially, will bring a new kind of momentum that will swing us into 2015. If we’re ready to go with the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 20:57 • 1 view
K.C. Faelan K.C. Faelan's blog:
As promised, I've a short Christmas story for you.

Evan's Christmas Surprise is up over at my blog. So head on over and see what kind of surprise Julien has for Evan.

Merry Christmas!

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Published on December 22, 2014 20:43 • 3 views
A.V. Roe A.V. Roe's blog:
Rules for writing reviews on GR are here:
https://www.goodreads.com/review/guid...

The first paragraph states:

"These guidelines are presented to help make sure Goodreads’ reviews remain the best and most authentic in the world."

Now, read the rest of the guidelines. There is NO requirement stated an... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 20:16 • 4 views
Derrolyn Anderson Derrolyn Anderson's blog:
When we first moved into our house, our new neighbors sidled up and asked us : "Sooo... Do you like to put up Christmas decorations?"

I was all, "Yeah, sure."

Little did I know I'd moved to Crazy Christmasland.

The light-show probably peaked about eight years ago, and we've all been cutting back a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 20:08 • 19 views
Brad Simkulet Brad Simkulet's blog:
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Published on December 22, 2014 16:56 • 2 views
Alex Whitehall Alex Whitehall's blog:
Normally on the longest night of the year I make a post pointing out those people who bring light into my life. However, due to a very busy weekend, I wasn't able to this year. But that's not the only reason.

For the most part, the same people would be listed this year as in previous years. And th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 16:54 • 3 views
Nora Roberts Nora Roberts's blog:

I’m re-posting this since Word Press decided comments were not allowed the first go round.


Nora saved her favorite part of holiday prep for last which made for a joyful and noisy Saturday. Enjoy! ~Laura


Yesterday was cookie-baking day, and we had ourselves a marathon.


Grandkids and friends of gra...

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Published on December 22, 2014 13:13 • 4 views
Meagan Spooner Meagan Spooner's blog:


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Just a few more hours until This Shattered World is yours, America! Are you ready? #booknerd #bookstagram #thisshatteredworld #thesebrokenstars


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Published on December 22, 2014 19:13 • 5 views
P.S. Bartlett P.S. Bartlett's blog:
The countdown is on! Get The Blue Diamond The Razor's Edge tonight for ONLY $.99!!! http://goo.gl/7KKJtq

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When four spirited young women find themselves orphaned and alone in an unforgiving world, they are forced to defend not only their honor but their very lives.

Ivory Shepard, has made a name f... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 19:47 • 43 views
Kevin R. Doyle Kevin R. Doyle's blog:
I've just put together a Facebook page for the new novel. As the weeks go on, I'll do my best to fill it with some interesting teaser content.

https://www.facebook.com/KevinRDoyles...
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Published on December 22, 2014 19:46 • 4 views
J.H. Cardwell J.H. Cardwell's blog:
Wow! I'm sorry it's been SO long since I've had a post on here. I hope 2014 was great to each of you and that even better things are coming in 2015. I'm steadily back working on my first stand alone book! It is a romance suspense novel. The cover is done too! I plan to post the updates soon on fa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 19:46 • 4 views
Michal  Mahgerefteh Michal Mahgerefteh's blog:
I no longer do well in workshops, class settings, or even group meet ups...it used to be the case many years ago when I was a baby poet. To get me back into the daily writing routine, I start by writing short verses under art/paintings posted on my facebook page. The artists often welcome my poet... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 19:40 • 4 views
Piper Vaughn Piper Vaughn's blog:

Hey, everyone! This time of year you’ll see a bunch of these lists popping up, but I always love to share my favorite reads, so I’m hopping on the bandwagon. :)


Note: While these are the books I read and loved in 2014, not all of them were actually published thisyear. They might just be new-to-m...

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Published on December 22, 2014 15:19 • 7 views
Shirley  Johnson Shirley Johnson's blog:
The Music of Mary Frances will be free to download starting tonight at midnight and going to midnight on Christmas!
on amazon!

download!
Read!
Enjoy!
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Published on December 22, 2014 19:25 • 4 views
Abbi Glines Abbi Glines's blog:

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This is it! Christmas is three short days away. Since this is the last full week of December, it is also the last week of the Very Rosemary Beach Christmas contest.


Click HERE to enter for your chance to win the last Rosemary Beach Christmas basket. There are many ways to enter to win!


Congrats t...

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Published on December 22, 2014 11:23 • 39 views
Carmela Dutra Carmela Dutra's blog:


As this year comes to a close we look back at all it has given us, taken from us, and promised us. As with everything life, all things must some to an end and start anew. As one season slips away fading into memory, a new one is brought to life. A cycle of unending wonder, one of hopes and dreams... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 19:09 • 5 views
Sharon Salzberg Sharon Salzberg's blog:

A friend who was raised as a Christian once told me that from a very young age, whenever he heard the commandment “Love thy neighbor as thyself,” his heart would soar. Then inevitably, his next thought would be the troubled question: But how? How, indeed. What if you actually hate your neighbor,...

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Published on December 22, 2014 14:20 • 5 views
Kerry Lynne Kerry Lynne's blog:
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Published on December 22, 2014 18:43 • 5 views
Willie Lavoy Allison Willie Lavoy Allison's blog:
Oh, I could love and how I could love,
With full heart and tears over every sad face.
Oh, how I could love you like only you could love you,
With I love yous every day baby
Oh Baby that is what I would give you.
I love without, without you
I love without, without you to hold.
I could love you more a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 18:43 • 27 views
Peter L. Berger Peter L. Berger's blog:

Russian censors are shutting down social networking web pages thatsupportAlexei Navalny, the contentious opposition leader and anti-Putin demonstrator who stands accused of corruption. Reuters reports:


A colleague at Navalny’s Rospil project, which investigates high-level corruption, said on Mond...

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Published on December 22, 2014 14:42 • 4 views
Bronwen Evans Bronwen Evans's blog:

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I’m giving away 5 copies of, Invitation To Passion, my latest Regency historical romance, in book or eBook format AND one of the 5 lucky winners will also win a $20 Amazon, iBook’s or Nook Gift Card. Simply answer the question below to be in to win. Open Internationally (gift cards will be from...

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Published on December 22, 2014 10:29 • 5 views
Ned Hayes Ned Hayes's blog:
SinfulFolk-Cover-Dec2013I wanted to thank you for a marvelous year.



In 2014, SINFUL FOLK became a #1 Historical Fiction bestseller on Amazon, received a nomination for the Pacific Northwest Bookseller’s Award , has been reviewed by a number of amazing topauthors, is featured at great bookstores likeElliott Bay Booksto... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 08:27 • 6 views
Matthew Inman Matthew Inman's blog:
6 things I learned from riding in a Google Self-Driving Car

Google invited me down to Mountain View to preview the latest generation of their self-driving cars.

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Published on December 22, 2014 10:00 • 1 view
Leigh Bardugo Leigh Bardugo's blog:


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a vacation, just the two of us

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Published on December 22, 2014 18:26 • 10 views
Julia Legian Julia Legian's blog:
Christmas is a time for giving so here's my gift to all my beautiful
Goodreads friends. My memoir, The Ugly Daughter is free to download
from the 24-27 of December. Thank you for all your love and support.

Have a wonderful Christmas and safe New Year. See you all in 2015.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 18:24 • 15 views
Lindsay Buroker Lindsay Buroker's blog:

I know some of you are waiting for more updates on the pen name, or just more on self-publishing in general, and I’ll be posting some more articles in the new year (in the meantime, check out the new marketing/publishing podcasts I’m a part of: Science Fiction & Fantasy Marketing and The Writ...

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Published on December 22, 2014 14:40 • 10 views
Patty Jansen Patty Jansen's blog:

This is a post for writers.


Some background:


In July 2014, Amazon rolled out its Kindle Unlimited program. For $10 a month, Kindle owners in the US, UK, and some European countries can “borrow” as many ebooks as they want. I don’t have a Kindle and if you’re interested in this feature, I suggest yo...

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Published on December 21, 2014 21:48 • 7 views
James  Steele James Steele's blog:
Another Christmas season in [retail]. After this weekend I am so tired. I don't wanna do jack shit. I need to create a submission packet for the new trilogy, but I am having such a hard writing a synopsis. So much stuff happens and it's all so BIG I can't think of how to shrink it down to a diges... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 12:49 • 9 views
Maddy Barone Maddy Barone's blog:
Christmas is *this* close! I still have some cleaning to do before the family starts arriving tomorrow, and the laundry pile is about to fall over and drown the kitties, but other than that I think I’m ready for the holiday. I hope your plans are going well too!
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Published on December 22, 2014 15:00 • 4 views
Joanne Vruno Joanne Vruno's blog:
The winter solstice gave me ideas for the next book in the Season of Elves series. The words started to flow and so the Christmas baking was put off for awhile. I am still in awe that I am working on my fourth book. It seems like only yesterday that I submitted Loon Child into North Star Press.
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Published on December 22, 2014 18:02 • 6 views
Danielle Steel Danielle Steel's blog:

Hi Everyone,


I was packing up my briefcase today before I travel, and remembered a little book I used to carry in my briefcase, and put away a few years ago. It was about Gratitude, and I loved the stories in it, it was by Melody Beatie, I think. I don’t mean to sound like Goody Two Shoes with my...

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Published on December 22, 2014 10:00 • 6 views
Kristine Kathryn Rusch Kristine Kathryn Rusch's blog:

Before he left to fight in World War II, Jack promised Myrtle he’d be home for Christmas. But Myrtle begged Jack not to make a promise he couldn’t keep.Christmas after Christmas, decade after decade, Myrtle thinks of Jack and his promise, of the life they might have had were it not for the war.Un...

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Published on December 22, 2014 11:00 • 6 views
Jo Ann Gilbert Stover Jo Ann Gilbert Stover's blog:
Newest book released in September. For those who cringe over vampires, the walking dead, horror in general, Laban's Song is a more inspirational, spirit building story. It is now listed in Goodreads along with synopsis.

Although Laban's Song is listed in the young adult genre, I've had several ol... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 17:38 • 4 views
Erika Robuck Erika Robuck's blog:

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Every year I try to hold this post until the absolute end��of 2014, but I realized readers might need some last minute gift ideas for holiday shopping. This is the (agonized over) list of my favorite historical fiction this year. Some of the books were not necessarily published in 2014, but tha...

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Published on December 22, 2014 13:33 • 6 views
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