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Rysa Walker Rysa Walker's blog:

Schools are under tremendous pressure to get students ready for end-of-year tests. A negative side effect is that some of the more creative aspects of education are frequently given less emphasis than in the past. Creative writing—simply for the sake of writing and for expanding students’ imagi...

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Published on September 01, 2014 10:13 • 1 view
J. Kenner J. Kenner's blog:

Ignited by J. Kenner – Most Wanted Book 3 – is only 1 week away!!


We are starting our countdown with an excerpt everyday!! So come back and get a little taste of COLE AUGUST!!


Pre-Order:
Amazon/Kindlehttp://amzn.to/Ure2wl
Amazon UKhttp://amzn.to/1hMv6r8
B&N/Nookhttp://bit.ly/IgnitedBN
iTuneshttp:/...

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Published on September 01, 2014 01:00 • 1 view
Heidi McLaughlin Heidi McLaughlin's blog:

September 1st is finally here! That means it is BREATHLESS release time!


12 authors bring you 12 amazing stories for a chance to raise awareness and money for The American Lung Association and The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. 100 % proceeds to be split evenly to both charities.






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Kirstin Pulioff Kirstin Pulioff's blog:
Welcome to the $200 September Blogger Appreciation Giveaway 2014 hosted by Mother Daughter Book Reviews. September Blogger Appreciation Giveaway - button * Giveaway Details *amazon_com-gift-card - 200 PayPal - 200 Prize: One winner will receive a $200 Amazon gift card or a PayPal cash prize (winner's choice) Contest Ends: September 30, 11:59 pm, 2014 Open: Internationally How t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2014 19:23 • 1 view
Betsy Bird Betsy Bird's blog:

DoryFantasmagory1 362x500 Review of the Day: Dory Fantasmagory by Abby Hanlon Dory Fantasmagory

By Abby Hanlon

Dial (an imprint of Penguin)

$14.99

ISBN: 978-0-8037-4088-4

Ages 6-8

On shelves October 9th


Which of the following types of children’s books are, in your opinion, the most difficult to write: Board books, picture books, easy books (for emerging readers), e...

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Published on September 01, 2014 01:00 • 1 view
Michelle A. Valentine Michelle A. Valentine's blog:
ROCK MY BODY Teaser *Unedited*
Release Date: TBA (See my last blog POST for details)
Goodreads:https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17610219-rock-my-body




Two wrinkles form on Trip’s forehead as he furrows his brow. “Nice of you to grace us with your presence, asshole. Where were you?”The sunglasses... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 01, 2014 09:21 • 6 views
Stella Riley Stella Riley's blog:

In order to get the two remaining Countdown deals out of the way before I release The King’s Falcon, I’ve moved the dates forward.


The Parfit Knight

The Parfit Knight


The Parfit Knight Countdown starts on September 12th


The Mesalliance

The Mesalliance


The Mesalliance Countdown starts on September 26th


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Published on September 01, 2014 02:34 • 4 views
Яна Франк Яна Франк's blog:
М-Джей рядом со мной в постели :-)


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Published on August 31, 2014 14:26 • 1 view
Brenda Blackmon Brenda Blackmon's blog:
Don't get too comfortable because there is so much to do! Being comfortable is a state of being in which we find rest and renewal for a short period of time. It is a dismal and temporary period. When you challenge yourself by stretching your mind an trying something unfamiliar, this is when you b... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 01, 2014 15:43 • 20 views
Jane Steen Jane Steen's blog:

Image credit: erincutku on FreeImages.com

My two posts on author ethics (for the Alliance of Independent Authors—ALLi—and on this blog) seem to have hit one of those waves that sometimes happen to writers, and I've spent much of the last couple of weeks meeting like-minded people online, dealing... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 01, 2014 09:47 • 8 views
Mara Oliver Mara Oliver's blog:
Esta tarde me he hecho una tardis1/09/2014
Mañana vuelvo al tajo, a trabajar a destajo ;)Entre clase y clase tendré horas muertas, así que voy a darle el repaso final a ciertos lobitos que se me han ido de las manos y ya tienen demasiadas palabras.
Es difícil que una editorial lo publique al ser t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 01, 2014 12:28 • 4 views
Amanda Hough Amanda Hough's blog:
A lot of writers, both the traditional and the independents offer newsletters to readership. However once they get a mailing list, they do not know what to do with the newsletter.

First let’s state one thing for the record — If you are an author and you don’t have a mailing list— GET ONE! You need... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 01, 2014 15:32 • 9 views
Stephen B. Seager Stephen B. Seager's blog:
15 Days until the world-wide release of my book, "Behind the Gates of Gomorrah, a Year with the Criminally Insane," from Simon and Schuster. My story of taking care of the murderers, mass murderers, psychopaths and mentally ill patients at a Forensic Mental Hospital, Napa State Hospital, in Calif... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 01, 2014 15:11 • 4 views
Gareth Johnson Gareth Johnson's blog:
Today I've been playing around with Listopia, adding some of my favourite books to the various lists that people have created - it's a bit addictive!

There are a huge number of lists that focus on Werewolves, so I added The Pack to some those:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B0...

Quite a few sic... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 01, 2014 15:09 • 4 views
Adam Graham Adam Graham's blog:
The newest story in the Adventures of Powerhouse saga has been released. It's time for Powerhouse's biggest adventure yet, Ultimate Mid-life Crisis. Details are below:


What happens when a superhero endures a midlife crisis?

As Powerhouse, Dave Johnson has become a local legend in Seattle but choru... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 01, 2014 14:55 • 48 views
Massimo Marino Massimo Marino's blog:

honor-shiny-hr Once Humans: vol.2 of the “Daimones Trilogy” (Volume 2)is an Award Winner at the 2014 edition of the Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards.


This is a phenomenal recognition at a major literary contest for writers from all paths of publishing. Titles have been reviewed by the Award Judges an...

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Published on September 01, 2014 00:34 • 7 views
Melissa Wray Melissa Wray's blog:
Today we welcome the wickedly talented Kate Belle. Kate is a multi-published author of dark, sensual love stories that will mess with your head. Her interests include talking to strangers, collecting unread books, and ranting about the world’s many injustices. She writes regularly about being... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 01, 2014 07:30 • 7 views
Patricia Harkins-Bradley Patricia Harkins-Bradley's blog:

This Week in Tech

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Christina Warren, and Patrick Norton



Veteran Tech Journalist Anand Shimpi Headed to Apple, Apple confirms event on September 9 and is building a massive side stage for it, Samsung is unpacking new products September 3, Samsung outs the Gear S, a curved smartwatch that doesn't...

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Published on August 31, 2014 21:04 • 3 views
Tammy Boyd Tammy Boyd's blog:




I’m getting ready to send out my first newsletter tomorrow, which is why I’ve been ruthlessly and unabashedly campaigning for subscribers.


One of the reasons is just because I like you all so much I want to connect with you in a more direct way.


This newsletter tells you a bit about my summer, wha...

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Published on August 31, 2014 13:05 • 3 views
Kris Noel Kris Noel's blog:

Thanks! Try this:


Quick Tips for Adding Romance to Your Story


If you want something to be subtle, you don’t need to make a big deal about it in your writing. There doesn’t need to be a big moment when they realize they’re in love with each other or that they want to date each other. You can have t...

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Published on August 28, 2014 11:54 • 1 view
J.A. Huss J.A. Huss's blog:

Tour Review: I Want It That Way

Tour Review: I Want It That WayI Want It That Way Ann Aguirre
Series: The 2B Trilogy
Published on August 26, 2014
Genres: Contemporary, Romance
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AboutI WANT IT THAT WAY:


Nadia Conrad has big dreams, and she’s determined to make them come true. But between maintaining her college scholarship and working at the local day c...

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Published on September 01, 2014 06:00 • 3 views
Donya Lynne Donya Lynne's blog:
The dilemma of blond vs. blonde - to E or not to E has been putting writers in a stymie for as long as I can remember. When I began writing, it stymied me, so I looked up the definitions of both spellings over two years ago. I had a character who was blond (or is that blonde?) and wanted to make... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 01, 2014 05:19 • 7 views
Victoria H. Smith Victoria H. Smith's blog:
Check out the vloggity then enter for your chance to win!
**Giveaway is international too!**









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Published on September 01, 2014 14:04 • 4 views
Giovanna Fletcher Giovanna Fletcher's blog:


Rainy day in London Town! Xx

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Published on September 01, 2014 02:39 • 8 views
Jennifer Salvato Doktorski Jennifer Salvato Doktorski's blog:
Author Bethany Crandellis hosting the IT'S STILL SUMMER Giveaway. Enter to win a signed copy of How My Summer Went Up in Flames, Bethany Crandell's Summer on the Short Bus and three other fabulous YA contemps!

Aspen by Rebekah Crane, Let's Get Lost by Adi Alsaid, and
How I Got Skinny, Famous, and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 01, 2014 14:43 • 7 views
Shealy James Shealy James's blog:
On my way back from the beach I was doing a little brainstorming. I realized that I unknowingly relate all of my characters to a color, so I thought I'd share a little piece of my thought process.

In Finding Me, Finding You and Finding Us Finding Me, Finding You
Finding Us

Maggie is green, unsure an... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 01, 2014 14:02 • 22 views
Marala Scott Marala Scott's blog:
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Published on September 01, 2014 11:46 • 8 views
Leta Blake Leta Blake's blog:

“When I finished this book I was actually sad that it was over. I loved this couple and their journey and will miss them.”


via Amazon.com: A. Adams’ review of The River Leith.


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Published on September 01, 2014 08:39 • 7 views
Robert R. Mitchell Robert R. Mitchell's blog:
The quiet laughter subsided and the red orb failed to reappear. “Whatcha doing over there, boy?”

“Uh hello? Hi, I’m out for a walk. I live in a neighborhood several blocks north. Don’t worry, I’m not a kid. I’m middle-aged, you know, a grown man.”

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Published on September 01, 2014 13:55 • 27 views
Taylor Dean Taylor Dean's blog:
It's the last day to grab a free copy ofI'M WITH YOU.

Go here: AMAZON
Downloads so far: (as of Sunday evening) 7349
I'M WITH YOU held the #1 spot on the top 100 free list on Amazon under theInspirational Romance category from late Thursday evening till Sunday afternoon.
· Amazon Best Sellers Rank:#5... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 01, 2014 04:00 • 7 views
Sharon Kay Penman Sharon Kay Penman's blog:
I hope it has been an enjoyable holiday for my American friends and readers, and a good weekend for everyone else. Nothing to chat about on September 1st in medieval history, so I am falling back on my old standby---Game of Thrones. Hey, we need something to tide us over till the next season star... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 01, 2014 13:55 • 18 views
Marie Knoetig Marie Knoetig's blog:
I've worked as a Healing Arts Practitioner for more than 18 years. I came to this work while searching for answers about my own health. Traditional medicine alone could only take me so far in my healing journey. Through research and practice, I realized that healing had to come from within.

My jou... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 01, 2014 13:49 • 7 views
Rosemary  Harris Rosemary Harris's blog:

JULIA SPENCER-FLEMING: Once again, it's Labor Day, theAmerican holiday that honors workers by giving them the day off their jobs (unless you're in retail, in which case you're punching in on Labor Day and at 3pm on Thanksgiving, too. Maybe we should bring back Blue Laws?) Two years ago, we wrote... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 01, 2014 01:30 • 6 views
Pamela Atherstone Pamela Atherstone's blog:
I am proud to announce that "Like Footprints in the Wind: A Generation Lost has garnered the prestigious Fiction Book of the Year award from Rebecca's Reads Choice Awards, along with First Place in Historical Fiction.



5.0 out of 5 stars Stunning Historical Saga of Brutality & Faith
January 14,...
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Published on September 01, 2014 13:44 • 5 views
Cassandra Giovanni Cassandra Giovanni's blog:

You may have seen my post on Love Exactly a few weeks ago, where I disclosed that I will no longer be pursuing the series, Sticks and Stones that was proposed after the novel was originally published. There hasn’t been much feedback on the subject, but the novel continues to sell, so I guess that...

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Published on August 31, 2014 18:14 • 8 views
Kaitlin Bevis Kaitlin Bevis's blog:

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Hemera (day) and Aether (light) were two of the children of Nyx and Erebus, though some versions of the myth claim they are the children of Chaos instead, or the children of Nyx and Chronos or jut Chronos. They don’t appear in a lot of myths because while you might hear these gods referred to a...

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Published on September 01, 2014 08:00 • 7 views
Jessica Lauryn Jessica Lauryn's blog:
To start off, I would like to thank fellow author Kurt Springs for inviting me to this Character Blog Hop. Kurt is the author of science fiction novel the Price of Vengeance. It is part of a series called the Dreamscape Warriors.

Kurt’s Bio:

Kurt D. Springs is presently an adjunct professor of ant... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 01, 2014 13:40 • 17 views
Seumas Gallacher Seumas Gallacher's blog:

…unless yer name’s Lee Child or ye’re that wee Rowling lassie, chances are, as a quill-scraper, yeez have more than a passing fascination with the Amazon Author’s Sales pages… and now the Great God Amazon has introduced these fancy-coloured squiggly graphs showing yer daily sales and the individu...

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Published on September 01, 2014 02:35 • 7 views
Loukia Borrell Loukia Borrell's blog:
Good Afternoon Readers and Writers.

Author and Goodreads Member, Mary Harner has published an interview with me at https://mary-harner.squarespace.com/l... and Rita Lee Chapman, who lives in Australia and is the author of Missing in Egypt, has also posted an interview at http://ritaleechapman.com... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 01, 2014 13:31 • 8 views
Melissa McPhail Melissa McPhail's blog:

Writing circle of woe


A reader recently wrote to me and asked, how do you write a novel when every time you start (oh, so many times!) you get a few chapters in and suddenly become deluged with doubts? And how, when you’re so well-read in the genre that you’ve read it all and seen it all a hundred times…how can you...

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Published on September 01, 2014 07:14 • 8 views
John Kenneth Muir John Kenneth Muir's blog:


When I was about six or seven, back in the mid-1970s, I would often visit my granny and grandpa’s house in Verona, New Jersey on Sunday afternoons. My uncle Larry lived there as well, and he was always very gracious about sharing his toys with me when I came over.
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Published on September 01, 2014 13:00 • 3 views
Camille Eide Camille Eide's blog:
It’s Labor Day in the US and I am doing my part by laboring. Specifically, on preparations for the upcoming release (WooHOO!) of my first full-length novel.
Bringing Like There’s No Tomorrow from conception to reality has truly been a labor of love. For more than 7 years, I've been writing, revisi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 01, 2014 10:14 • 8 views
Gina Dickerson Gina Dickerson's blog:

Today's the start of my first ever book blog tour. It's being hosted by the lovely Jenny from Neverland Blog Tours, and runs until 12th September. There will be reviews and lots of giveaways throughout the next two weeks. There's a Facebook party running where links to reviews and giveaways will... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 01, 2014 04:26 • 7 views
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