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Raven St. Pierre Raven St. Pierre's blog:
Morning, beautiful people! I’m super excited! On November 18th I’ll be releasing a new book; however, I didn’t write this one alone.Only Love was co-authored with Victoria H. Smith, author of Found By You. The official release date is November 18th, 2014, so check out the blurb below and don’t fo... Read more of this blog post »
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Paul Alan Fahey Paul Alan Fahey's blog:
I’ve always been a detail-oriented guy. I focus on the trees and not so much on the forest. The overall picture of most things is something I don’t see. Being trained as a learning disabilities specialist—in another career—I knew my learning style by heart. I couldn’t generalize for beans. I had... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 08:07 • 36 views
Jamie Grefe Jamie Grefe's blog:
As you can see below by the following three tweets, I’ve been trying to keep track of Amazon’s odd price drops for the paperback edition of The Mondo Vixen Massacre. Do they know I have been secretly craving a price drop? Is this something the publisher signed onto when the book was published? Or... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 15, 2014 13:34 • 7 views
E. Kristin Anderson E. Kristin Anderson's blog:

You could say I have an outsider’s point of view. When I was in school in the 80s, I don’t remember a single teacher or parent who challenged the existence of a book in a curriculum. Books were easily accessible, and in those days, school libraries were full of books! (Now many seem so sadly unde...

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Published on September 15, 2014 08:00 • 1 view
Shannon  Leigh Shannon Leigh's blog:
Hey y'all. There's a party in the making. If you happen to be in Fort Worth, PLEASE drop by and see me. Buy the book, Deconstructing Lila, and have a beer on me.
$15 gets you the book and beer. What could be better?!

Deconstructing Lila

What: Books & Beer: a signing
When: Sept 23, 6 to 9 pm
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Published on September 16, 2014 07:46 • 16 views
Sharon Kay Penman Sharon Kay Penman's blog:
Medieval Wales was blessed with three great princes—Llywelyn ab Iorwerth, his grandson Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, and Owain Glyn Dwr. Llywelyn was dangerously persuasive; not only did he steal Here Be Dragons out from under John’s nose, he then convinced me I should do a trilogy about his family. I’ve... Read more of this blog post »
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Lisa E. Henderson Lisa E. Henderson's blog:
I remember this wall. It is the agents-and-editors-are-busy-people-who-get-swamped-with-submissions wall.
I learned about this wall when, right out of college, I sent out a bundle of hopeful article submissions and they, all except for one, bounced against the hard brick surface. I finally did get... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 14, 2014 08:16 • 2 views
Jess Michaels Jess Michaels's blog:
The Jordans Collection The Jordans Collection by Jenna Petersen is only 99 cents for a limited time:

I’m so excited to announce today that my Jordans Series 3-Book bundle is on sale for a LIMITED time for just 99 cents ($7.99 regular price). I wrote the Jordan's books under the Jenna Petersen pen name. This set includes 3 full length s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 07:32 • 4 views
Shannon Dianne Shannon Dianne's blog:
Cool Book Facts:

Shh...Mine was written in 14 days.
Over. was written in 30 days.
Forever. was written in 60 days.
Rena's real name is Serena but I happened to take out the chapter explaining that.
I, Shannon Dianne, identify the most with Winnie which is why I gave her character a voice.
My favorite c... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 07:31 • 8 views
Christine Hurley Deriso Christine Hurley Deriso's blog:
I read a fun article recently citing the viral quality of overused words.

The writer gave examples of his own liberally sprinkled verbal tics, including using “iteration” and “tangential” ad nauseam. Come to think of it, he might use “ad nauseam” ad nauseam, too.

I couldn’t help but blush. I overus... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 07:30 • 24 views
Jamie Fingal Jamie Fingal's blog:
A while back, I was asked by author, Linda Seward to put on of my quilts in her upcoming book, a piece with metal on it. She had wanted a particular piece, that I don't own anymore, but feel that it is one of the most important and meaningful pieces that I've ever made. Of course, I was delighte... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 03:00 • 8 views
Chandler Baker Chandler Baker's blog:
Hi guys,

Icey Books is giving away the first ever copy of ALIVE! Head over & see the REAL cover and enter to win.

Good luck!

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Published on September 16, 2014 07:22 • 8 views
Alex Nye Alex Nye's blog:
As an Englishwoman living in Scotland for the last 20 years, I've decided I shall be voting Yes. I don't see it as an anti-English vote at all, but a vote against Westminster, and in addition to this, a vote for opportunity.

When looking at people's arguments and reasons for voting - Yes voters se... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 07:20 • 29 views
Tonya Coffey Tonya Coffey's blog:
I recently had to deal with those unexpected things that pop up in life that make you wonder if there is an all powerful being watching over us.
It is hard to watch the person(s) you love go threw an illness when there is nothing you can do about it. You feel helpless and alone while they suffer a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 07:18 • 8 views
R.L. Griffin R.L. Griffin's blog:
My family is going through a loss right now. It's so difficult to lose anyone you love, let alone someone so young. I'm stoic. When you look up the definition of stoic you find it means "a person who can endure pain or hardship without showing their feelings or complaining." I lean toward stoic.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 07:15 • 67 views
Marie Louise Andersson Marie Louise Andersson's blog:
This is the first book Laura Wright got published and I have finally read it.*G*I only read her Paranormal Romance novels at first.But then I got curious about her Harlequin books.It is fun to see how her writing has developed!Cinderella and the Playboy is a sweet story!*Sigh!*Really like it!!!I... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 04:30 • 5 views
Chris Dee Chris Dee's blog:

On October 27, 2011
Cat-Tales author Chris Dee sat down with Blogtalk Radio to talk about
"Batman, Catwoman and All things Gotham." It was a departure, as the
interviewer/host specialized in "Femslash" authors, while the principle
characters in Cat-Tales are straight. But it was an unusual time,...

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Published on October 27, 2011 07:10 • 11 views
Pepper Winters Pepper Winters's blog:

*** Announcement ***


I’ve been bouncing around dying to share this information with you. And here it is.


Grand Central will be releasing a Motorcycle Romance from me in 2015. The series is called Pure Corruption. The first full length book is called Ruin & Rule.


I’m going to be very secretive a...

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Published on August 29, 2014 23:36 • 26 views
Ellie Marney Ellie Marney's blog:

Ahh, the start of Spring! You may not feel it, if you’re reading this from north of the equator, but here at our place it’s like the first touches of the changing season are thrumming in your blood – the blossoms and leaves are bursting out, all green and pink and fresh, and you feel the nip of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 05:05 • 4 views
Roberto Recchioni Roberto Recchioni's blog:

Qui sotto il mio pezzo a proposito delle serie horror dell'anni, scritto per il catalogo del Roma Fiction Fest 2014.
L'interno catalogo lo potete scaricare da QUI.

Ultima cosa: oggi sono al Fiction Fest a parlare del nuovo Dragon Age insieme a Adrea Fornasiero.
Appuntamento alle 19 e 15, all'Audito... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 02:45 • 7 views
Christ Lewis Christ Lewis's blog:
Image means a mental picture that you have of what somebody or something is like or looks like (Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary, 2010). Therefore, impressive image is a mental picture that you have towards someone or something in a positive way. Impressive image is an important factor influe... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 06:50 • 23 views
Andi Cumbo-Floyd Andi Cumbo-Floyd's blog:
The blue file is battered, still too small for the documents it holds. It has lived on a shelf in my office for the past 10 months, a reminder but a quiet one. This morning, though, I opened it again … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 15, 2014 06:45 • 7 views
Cedar Sanderson Cedar Sanderson's blog:
I think you all know that Schlock Mercenary is my all-time favorite webcomic. What I read on a daily basis changes from time to time, but there are a few … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 05:08 • 8 views
Henry J. Olsen Henry J. Olsen's blog:

Ramses' Thunder CoverThe release date is set! Ramses’ Thunderwill come out on September 25th.


You can pre-order it from Amazon now.As with all my books, I plan to make it available in as many online bookstoresas possible. I’ll post the full list of retail links as the release date draws closer.


Ramses’ Thunder is the f...

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Published on September 15, 2014 08:20 • 10 views
Ksenia Anske Ksenia Anske's blog:



Photo by Sosij







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Hey, indie writers? This is what marketing your self-published books is about. It's about catering to your true fans, even if that might upset some people. As you're aware, I'm doing a cleaning spree on Twitter, unfollowing most accounts, so I'm left only with about 2K of those th...

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Published on September 15, 2014 19:01 • 8 views
Heather  Leigh Heather Leigh's blog:
Hey everyone! I'm getting ready for the blog tour and release of the final book in the Famous Series, Already Famous.

I'm sure some of you are dying for more of Drew's story, especially after reading the epilogue in his voice in Extremely Famous. The last book is a retelling of Relatively Famous f... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 06:37 • 10 views
Tessa Emily Hall Tessa Emily Hall's blog:
Pin it!I have always been an ambitious person. When people asked me as a teenager what I wanted to do after college, I could list about five different things, possibly more. (Of course, being an author was always at the top of my list!)


Maybe that's why I felt such a drive to pursue writing as a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 15, 2014 13:42 • 4 views
Katana Collins Katana Collins's blog:

Hey readers! Soooo, I am at that point where I am finally looking for a small group of people to join my street team! It’s very easy and very fun and all in all won’t require much of your time or energy (because WHO has excess of that? And if we do, it should be spent reading, AMIRIGHT?!?!)


So…you...

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Published on September 15, 2014 16:32 • 4 views
Melanie  Page Melanie Page's blog:
PictureI want to thank Bonnie for answering my questions! Read more about Bonnie hereand check out her virtual book tour that we put together here!

What was the first story you ever wrote about?


It was a story called "The Bridle Path," published in some obscure magazine. At least this is the first one I... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 15, 2014 05:20 • 10 views
N.M.  Silber N.M. Silber's blog:

Several months ago, I talked to my friends, Penny Reid and Daisy Prescott, about how I would love to work on a project together. The three of us decided that we wanted to write together for the fun of it, and to raise money for a worthy cause. That’s how Shiver: Twelve Sexy Tales of Humor and Hor...

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Published on September 15, 2014 14:37 • 7 views
Owen R. O'Neill Owen R. O'Neill's blog:
The alpha versions of Chapters 3 & 4 are now available! We are releasing these chapters only as PDFs at this time. As before, if you’d like a copy, please leave a comment. We will email you the PDF unless you tell us otherwise. If you want to continue to receive the new alpha-version chapters... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 01:08 • 5 views
Julie Eberhart Painter Julie Eberhart Painter's blog:
The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion Braving the Fire  A Guide to Writing About Grief and Loss by Jessica HandlerBRAVING THE FIRE, by Jessica Handler is a two-pronged multipurpose read, applicable to nonfiction and fiction. Like so many happenings in my life it came to my attention at the perfect time. I’ve been writing my memoir for years. Now is a good time to look for a publisher; but, not until I appl... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 06:35 • 28 views
Michele Orti Manara Michele Orti Manara's blog:

Gould conclude sempre le sue conferenze sull’oblio con la storia di Enrique Folzano, scrittore spagnolo di second’ordine che alla fine degli anni Trenta si suicidò dopo aver scoperto che i lettori dimenticavano sistematicamente i sui libri dopo averli letti.

I suoi primi romanzi, dei polizieschi,...

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Published on September 16, 2014 05:48 • 7 views
Rachel A. Brune Rachel A. Brune's blog:

A Young Adult Fantasy


BROKEN PROMISE


(The Broken Ones, #3)


by


Jen Wylie


Published with Untold Press


Release date: October 7, 2014


Broken Promises


A year of turmoil takes its toll on Arowyn Mason and her companions. After delivering the Elven prince to his homeland, they decide to ride out the winter in the ci...

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Published on September 15, 2014 08:34 • 1 view
Anita Coleman Anita Coleman's blog:
Opening market scene is chaotic and colorful as a young woman and her son run after a seller with a basket of dark colored balls; when she finally arrives where he's settled to sell his goods, there's a bunch of other women trying to buy the items, which we learn later are, sea urchins. As the m... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 15, 2014 18:30 • 46 views
Dahlia Adler Dahlia Adler's blog:

Self-explanatory post, a la The Broke and the Bookish! Let’s proceed with my design-less thoughts.


Brandy Colbert – read and loved Pointe; need anything and everything else she writes immediately


Steve Brezenoff – adored Guy in Real Life; super, super need to read Brooklyn, Burning


Emery Lord – love...

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Published on September 15, 2014 21:01 • 8 views
Rose Caraway Rose Caraway's blog:
Hello Everyone! As you may have heard recently on The Kiss Me Quick’s and The Sexy Librarian’s Blog-cast, myself and many, Summer Lovingmany others have cometogether to help raise money for one of our own. Sommer Marsden is one hell of a talented writer, an icon for many, and her family could use somehelp–ri... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 15, 2014 09:11 • 7 views
Shari J. Ryan Shari J. Ryan's blog:
What if you woke up one day and realized you said something you shouldn’t have said. Something that could have prevented a life of misery and suffering. What if you were only seven years old when you realized this. Normal is predefined by our parents and their parents. Acceptability is determined... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 15, 2014 16:44 • 11 views
Stephen Cost Stephen Cost's blog:
The Fall
The Fall by Stephen Cost
Today is the official release day of
THE FALL.

Available on Kindle, Nook, Kobo, iBooks, Google Play and Smashwords.

Order The Fall today and
Fall in Love with Death.



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Published on September 16, 2014 05:59 • 12 views
Cynthia Schultz Cynthia Schultz's blog:

Door Tewa – De donkere huid heeft vaak last van kleurverschillen, zo ook die van mij. Vooral rondom mijn ogen en mond heb ik niet dezelfde teint. Nu kan ik er voor wat betreft mijn ogen nog een draai aan geven door het ‘natuurlijke smokey eyes’ te noemen, maar rondom mijn mond heb ik veel donkere...

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Published on September 15, 2014 21:00 • 8 views
J. Tullos Hennig J. Tullos Hennig's blog:

No, I really won’t. Begin at the beginning, that is, because the beginning was bloody awful. United Airlines, I am looking at you. Not that I’ll look at you again after this. Stuck in Houston for a day and a half… gah.


Instead, we’re going to merrily leap ahead and take the road to York. Two freak...

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Published on September 15, 2014 19:31 • 7 views
Jindriska Mendozová Jindriska Mendozová's blog:
Jak Mercedes přišel k Mercedes. Nebo Mercedes k Mercedesu? Více na blogu

http://z-kultury-i-nekultury.blogspot...
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Published on September 16, 2014 05:40 • 25 views
Ann Leckie Ann Leckie's blog:

The room was small, three and a half meters square, paneled with a lattice of dark wood.


The post Ancillary Sentence 7 appeared first on Ann Leckie.

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Published on September 15, 2014 23:01 • 3 views
John M. McIlveen John M. McIlveen's blog:

Inflictions cover


Coming soon! INFLICTIONS: 23 stories by John McIlveen (that’s me!) Details also coming soon! With an introduction by the incomparable and fuzzy Christopher Golden and an afterword by the talented and even fuzzier James A. Moore…it will be colossal!


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Published on September 15, 2014 08:01 • 5 views
Alex Tully Alex Tully's blog:
"The fulfilling story of a young man who can turn trash into treasure." - Kirkus Reviews
Hope for Garbage by Alex Tully
I just received my Kirkus Review and I wanted to share. As many of you know, Kirkus can be harsh and so I read the review with one eye open :)
They did point out a couple of things I could've improved on, whic... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 05:29 • 10 views
Penny Reid Penny Reid's blog:
***SHIVER ANTHOLOGY COVER REVEAL***
And, also, a badass giveaway.

Of note: ALL PROCEEDS for this anthology will be going to St. Jude Children's Hospital. Some other facts:
1) It will be available for pre-order on October 5 for $2.99
2) It will go live October 13 at the price of $3.99
3) It will be... Read more of this blog post »
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