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Nicolle Barbee Nicolle Barbee's blog:
The new extended edition of Population Countdown is now on Amazon, and we're launching a late night Kindle special of .99 cents! SciFi/Dystopian/Romance fans, get it while it lasts...

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Nenia Campbell Nenia Campbell's blog:
I've been seeing my books appearing in my newsfeed all day, either because people are reviewing them, reading them, or marking them as to-be-read.

I just want to say thank you. Indies--especially indies without street teams--are pretty much entirely dependent on word of mouth.

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Brent Weeks Brent Weeks's blog:

By CAPSLOCK


Brent is participating in a twitter interview with Bryan Thomas Schmidt today, Wednesday August 20th, at 9pm ET/6pm PST.You can follow the conversation with the#sffwrtcht hashtag, or by following @sffwrtcht.


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Published on August 20, 2014 11:26 • 10 views
Nora Roberts Nora Roberts's blog:

Sun, rain, pearly light are the order of the day.


I get in a long, hard workout, and feel righteous. By the time I shower off the sweat and dress, it’s time for our hawk walk. My first experience with a hawk on my glove two years ago is one of my best memories. This new one will go down in the boo...

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Published on August 20, 2014 18:31 • 2 views
Michelle Nelson-Schmidt Michelle Nelson-Schmidt's blog:

Y’all, click the photo below to watch the archived version. Piggy was in it. Otto was in it. But Lucy was the STAR! Watch this to see what my life is pretty much like every day. lol!


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Published on August 20, 2014 18:09 • 4 views
Avery Aames Avery Aames's blog:

LUCY BURDETTE: Do you ever make supper according to what you see in refrigerator or at the market? I do! My hub calls it my French market method.

Last week I saw some darling new potatoes at the market in town. And the most beautiful red onion. And the green beans were swarming our garden, along... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 20, 2014 21:30 • 4 views
Pippa Jay Pippa Jay's blog:
Lycaon PressMy zombies are finally here! Restless In Peaceville releases today. This one has been a bit of a rollercoaster. From arguing with muse over writing zombies, powering through NaNoWriMo last year with it, then getting a request from the full to working solidly on it for four months fro... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 20, 2014 09:00 • 1 view
Katje van Loon Katje van Loon's blog:

Procrastination doesn’t just come naturally, you know. We have to work hard at it. Really make sure we’re getting everything we can out of the time we waste.


After feeling awful for over two weeks because I haven’t been writing or editing, I finally got down to working on The Jade Star of Athering...

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Published on August 20, 2014 17:43 • 4 views
Pamela Ann Pamela Ann's blog:
Feel free to spread the word by liking and sharing <3

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Published on August 20, 2014 21:58 • 9 views
Alyssa Rose Ivy Alyssa Rose Ivy's blog:


The Fated 5 have come together to bring you a collection of five steamy new adult urban fantasies about sacrifice, second chances, destiny and love against all odds. Withfan favoritesfrom new adult and urban fantasy bestsellers Rachael Wade, Nikki Jefford,Stacey Marie Brown, Alyssa Rose Ivy and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 20, 2014 15:58 • 1 view
Chelsea Fine Chelsea Fine's blog:

Coming September 2nd…


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The way I felt about Jenna used to piss me off. I’ve never been one to need or even want a girl messing up my life. Just the opposite, in fact. The Lone Wolf role suited me well and I was perfectly content with my world of solitude. But Jenna came along and twisted e...

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Published on August 19, 2014 23:37 • 5 views
Victoria Scott Victoria Scott's blog:

After finishing the sequel to Salt & Stone, I was faced with the thrilling question authors occasionally get to ask themselves: What’s next? I had a couple of ideas for Scholastic, and got to work on drafting proposals. One of the those proposals was, admittedly, way too dark/twisted/warped f...

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Published on August 20, 2014 11:40 • 7 views
Karen Ranney Karen Ranney's blog:

thoughtsonwritingBob Mayer has a brilliant list of things on his blog of things he’s learned after writing 53 books. (I’m right behind him, but I’ll catch up.)


I don’t remember most of what’s in my books. Readers know them better than I do. I have to go back and re-read my own books when working on a new novel in...

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Published on August 20, 2014 05:11 • 3 views
Lou Harper Lou Harper's blog:
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Ania Ahlborn Ania Ahlborn's blog:

ARTICLE BY NOLAN MOORE VIA LISTVERSE


The word “psychopath” usually evokes images of movie villains like the Joker, John Doe, and Anton Chigurh. Of course, Hollywoodisn’t always accuratein its portrayal of psychos, but there’s one fact it always gets right—psychopaths are scary. They lack empathy,...

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Published on August 20, 2014 09:49 • 5 views
Mary Calmes Mary Calmes's blog:


In honor of Coconut Cove’s release, I thought I’d stop by with a list of my favorite things about summer. I don’t care if it is the end of August, I’m holding onto Summer for as long as I can!
5- Flip Flops! Okay, so reality is, I’ll wear flip flops at any time of the year, but there’s nothing m... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 20, 2014 03:42 • 13 views
John  Goode John Goode's blog:
Here is the link to a little story I wrote about a young Sam and Dean and Christmas.

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Published on August 20, 2014 21:12 • 4 views
Gail Simone Gail Simone's blog:




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Wonder Woman fantasizes about how she’d prefer to deal with Batman’s rogues gallery.


From Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman #2, by Gail Simone and Ethan Van Sciver.



This page makes zero sense without the page before it and the one after.



Apparentl...

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Published on August 20, 2014 14:35 • 2 views
Ian Hocking Ian Hocking's blog:

Today, I’m over at the magazine site UpComing4.me talking about the journey of writing Déjà Vu. There are some mild spoilers, but don’t let that stop you.

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Published on August 20, 2014 01:34 • 4 views
Sandy Williams Sandy Williams's blog:

(Please excuse me for this non-writing related post. Sometimes, I just need to write my thoughts out.)


My husband and I are evaluating preschools/daycares for our boys again. The school they’re currently in, a school which we love and can afford pretty well, has a policy that kids in their 3 year...

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Published on August 20, 2014 13:51 • 10 views
Rebecca Zanetti Rebecca Zanetti's blog:

Champagne I have fun and exciting news, and I’ll be in York, PA in November for a book launching! I’ve never been to York, and I’m so excited to go! Here’s the press release sent out yesterday:


KENSINGTON PUBLISHING PARTNERS WITH BOOKS-A-MILLION FOR LYRICAL HIGH NOTES, A NEW LINE OF EXCLUSIVE DIGITAL-TO-...

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Published on August 20, 2014 09:56 • 2 views
Andrés Accorsi Andrés Accorsi's blog:
Hoy un poquito tarde, tengo para reseñar el cuarto y último tomo de esta colección lujosamente editada por Ikusager, hoy muy difícil de conseguir.
Los Derechos de la Mujer está compuesto (como los dos tomos anteriores) por siete historietas breves, de ocho páginas cada una, con la particularidad... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 20, 2014 20:48 • 5 views
Jackie Clay Jackie Clay's blog:

Splitting tomatoes


Should you pull green tomatoes after a heavy rain to keep them from splitting?


Kelly Craven

Kernersville, North Carolina


I don’t do this but if you’re having trouble with your almost ripe green tomatoes splitting, you could sure do this to avoid it. Don’t pull all your green to...

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Rajiv Kapoor Rajiv Kapoor's blog:
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Published on August 20, 2014 20:49 • 8 views
Lee  Thompson Lee Thompson's blog:

Charlene just interviewed me over at Horror After Dark. It was fun, and she is a terrific lady. Swing by there, yeah? They’re also doing a giveaway, which is super easy to enter. Do so here.


I also received my author copies for A Beautiful Madness today! They’re gorgeous. Thanks so much to my beta...

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Published on August 20, 2014 17:05 • 6 views
Amber Argyle Amber Argyle's blog:
I played center on my high school basketball team, and I was an all star for the state of Utah my senior year. I've played since I was 11. That's 22 years of my life.
And now I'm done. My sophmore year, I had a 3rd degree sprain of my right ankle. It was never the same, weak and prone to sprains.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 20, 2014 16:53 • 4 views
Leigh Bardugo Leigh Bardugo's blog:

Everything you’re saying has been said a million times before. And you know what? People DO write those stories. But damned if they don’t have a really really hard time getting them published. People don’t usually embrace something until it becomes popular, or is slipped into something already po...

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Published on August 13, 2014 07:48 • 6 views
Tyler Cowen Tyler Cowen's blog:

There is a new paper out by them:


Thomas Piketty’s recent book, Capital in the Twenty First Century, follows in the tradition of the great classical economists, Malthus, Ricardo and Marx, in formulating “general” laws to diagnose and predict the dynamics of inequality. We argue that all of these...

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Published on August 20, 2014 19:46 • 7 views
A.C. Gaughen A.C. Gaughen's blog:

That's right. I know you have all been waiting on Book Three news for a WHIIIILLLE now, and I'm sorry to tell you I've been sitting on some of it. I have the name and release date--which will be found in this post--and I hadn't shared yet.


I didn't know how to.


Part of that is for you guys--I like...

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Published on August 20, 2014 11:17 • 7 views
Genevieve Valentine Genevieve Valentine's blog:
The cover for Catwoman 36 has been released! I missed the Mary Sue exclusive reveal last week, but am glad to see people seem to be into Jae Lee's cover art. I'm so excited about this pared-down cover style, which we revealed in the initial announcement and I voted one million percent to carry ov... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 20, 2014 09:38 • 5 views
R. Cooper R. Cooper's blog:
Back to that official news I promised.

Dreamspinner accepted "A Beginner's Guide to Wooing Your Mate" --shocking me more than anyone. Now, of course, I have even more doubt about it. Should I have made it longer? (It's only about a hundred pages.) Should I have given it an epilogue?

Sigh.

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Published on August 20, 2014 20:25 • 7 views
Doranna Durgin Doranna Durgin's blog:


So, hey! You may have seen signs of Donna Fasano across the Internets; she’s generous with time and knowledge to reader and writer alike. This interview came my way, and it’s a pleasure to share this peek into her brain!


(I’m not sure that came out just right. But here it is anyway! Have fun! And...

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Published on August 20, 2014 03:00 • 5 views
Carrie Vaughn Carrie Vaughn's blog:

Another weekend, another convention! I’m in Dublin this time. Wooooo! This time my touristy time is being spent visiting Newgrange. I’m very excited, and very excited to spend a weekend visiting with folks in Ireland. Woo!


Here’s my con schedule:


Friday:



Cover Art, Writer Input or Lack Thereof, Frid...

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Published on August 20, 2014 09:17 • 2 views
Maddy Barone Maddy Barone's blog:
Have I mentioned how I HATE trying to do cover art? Well, I hate it. I did Sherry’s Wolf myself, but it pretty much sucked. I try, but I just don’t have the skill necessary to cut out the images I like and put them together. So when a reader who is going to school for video design asked if she co... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 20, 2014 09:02 • 6 views
Joseph Robert Lewis Joseph Robert Lewis's blog:

Hi readers,


Some of you may be wondering why my books are only available on Amazon. You may be interested in how the whole indie publishing scene works, or why I personally made thedecision to sell my books exclusively on Amazon. If so, this post if for you.


(If not, then please go watch Lindsey St...

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