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Michelle Hoefle Michelle Hoefle's blog:
Oh yeah! A new work in the mind. Chapter one almost done. Titled "Serial Me" it is about a female, married, mother serial killer that has been killing for 27 years. Why, what, and how shall be interesting to explore. Shall I "kill" off past adversaries? Hmmmm...that creep that hits on marries wom... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 01:51 • 6 views
Lila Rose Lila Rose's blog:
Hi everyone

Just letting you know that I'm moving up the release date a week. It will be available on June 4th instead of the 9th!!!
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Published on May 27, 2015 01:49 • 7 views
Jess Hayek Jess Hayek's blog:
Logan tore off the oversized dark blue t-shirt she was wearing and revealed her curvy naked body. He normally wasn't so rough but the rage of animal lust burned within him like an unquenchable flame. Kara's tenacious bear aura boiled his blood and pumped his cock beyond hard. With sharp teeth and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 01:36 • 18 views
Randal Licato Randal Licato's blog:
"The Other Side" is my next story/novel that is currently in the works. Its a YA-Strange, Fantasy adventure with a young gal protagonist-(which a female lead seems to be the latest thing in YA right now, interesting if you ask me) ...and it is told in the-All-Knowing-Mind-reading- fly on the wall... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 01:20 • 6 views
Bharti Mohan Bharti Mohan's blog:
SEX-Excerpts from The Storm
In ancient India, more than anywhere else in the world, sex was a matter of discussion, study and research. Kamasutra is a product of this free thinking. People regarded sex to be sacred; worship of lingam and yoni and architectural display of sexual acts on the walls o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 00:35 • 4 views
Lee Rene Lee Rene's blog:
Five Terms Related to Submitting a Manuscript

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This is basic stuff from Daily Writing Tips, but I'm always shocked when novice writers don't know about them.

A reader asked;

I’m confused: What’s the difference between Submissions and Query Letters and Cover Let... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 22:41 • 6 views
Katheryn Maddox Haddad Katheryn Maddox Haddad's blog:
The scripture for today, May 27, is Job 5:27 as found in the Old Testament of the Bible:

"We have examined this, and it is true. So hear it and apply it to yourself."

How many times have we gone to worship or listened on TV to a minister/priest/rabbi/imam and believed everything he said because the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 22:39 • 6 views
Alicia Cole Alicia Cole's blog:
Well, we're getting there that is!

As of today, I've reached 7% funding on my Indiegogo campaign. I'm feeling very cheery with 11 days to go. I hope to see some surging towards the end, but love everything the universe is providing now through my gracious backers!

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Published on May 26, 2015 22:39 • 7 views
Matthew J. Pallamary Matthew J. Pallamary's blog:
Mystic Ink Publishing's "Phantastic Fiction - A Shamanic Approach to Story" takes First Place in the Writing/Publishing category of the 2015 International Book Awards.

PRLog - May 26, 2015 - SAN DIEGO -- The Writing/Publishing Winner "Phantastic Fiction A Shamanic Approach to Story" is author Matt... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 22:30 • 2 views
Lori Perkins Lori Perkins's blog:
Rory combines male hotness and a fabulous sense of the unknown in her SoulShares series. I eagerly await every new release. Talk about being a page turner.”

Susan Mac Nicol, international best-selling author of Saving Alexander and Worth Keeping

RIVERDALE, NEW YORK, March 26, 2015 -- Riverdale Ave... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 21:44 • 52 views
Susie Duncan Sexton Susie Duncan Sexton's blog:
Here is the latest "Old Type Writer" installment "The Times They are A-Changin' -- we can only hope!" About this column, editor Jennifer Zartman Romano writes, "Columnist Susie Duncan Sexton is hopeful that a sense of compassion could be growing in the community. Read the latest installment of Ol... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 19:50 • 6 views
Josiah  Bancroft Josiah Bancroft's blog:
The size of one’s rebellion is often proportional to one’s power. The more powerless you are, the more subtle the revolt.

My high school required students wear a uniform: white collar shirt, red-striped tie, and black sweater, pants and shoes. There were the usual puritanical restrictions about sk... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 19:18 • 7 views
Regina O'Connell Regina O'Connell's blog:
Have you entered to win? I can't wait to see who wins! 176 people so far registered to win a copy of Wren. It's exciting to me! And, another chapter done today for book 2! Yay! Thanks everyone, for everything!
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Published on May 26, 2015 19:07 • 5 views
Jagannath Rao Adukuri Jagannath Rao Adukuri's blog:
Our weather is purely for our reference,a tether for the newly detached mind,a kite on a float for cutting off by others,a well for picking a pail of thirsty waters.

The sky-strata grow wider for the asking.You ask if you want to be the shepherd in mountains to negotiate endless spaces.Your flock... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 18:51 • 32 views
Barry Garelick Barry Garelick's blog:
Thanks to Richard Phelps of Nonpartisan Education Review for his nice review of "Teaching Math in the 21st Century"

"Mr. Garelick questions the validity and practicality of many current education-school instructional beliefs and preferences, such as “explain your answer”, “do not memorize or you w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 18:51 • 4 views
JoAnn Smith Ainsworth JoAnn Smith Ainsworth's blog:
You can take it from me that it’s never to late to follow your dream.

That doesn’t mean that having the dream is enough. Nor is it easy getting there. I took a lot of baby steps before I got to the end result. Those steps started over ten years ago.

My first manuscript was finished within a year o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 18:20 • 7 views
Emma Michaels Emma Michaels's blog:
The weight of the world feels heavy on my shoulders. Desperation touches everything. Memories forgotten, truths untold. Humanity is threatened. Their safety granted in exchange for me. But I won’t go without […]
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Published on May 25, 2015 19:17 • 8 views
David Seow David Seow's blog:






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Published on April 22, 2015 15:17 • 5 views
Laura  Roberts Laura Roberts's blog:

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SUMMER FIRE

by Gennita Low, Stacey Mosteller, R.J. Lewis, L. Wilder, Victoria Danann, Kym Grosso, Cat Miller, Mimi Barbour, Clarissa Wild, Teresa Gabelman, Linda Barlow, Helen Scott Taylor, Victoria James, Mona Risk, Patrice Wilton, Joan Reeves, Danielle Jamie, Terri Marie, Lorhainne Eckhart ,...

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Published on May 26, 2015 01:00 • 3 views
Adam Selzer Adam Selzer's blog:
Hey! Been a while since I played a gig as a songwriter. I've done a gig of songs by The Back Row Hooligans (my messed-up children's band) and with Scapegoat (my band from 8th grade) but I don't think I've really played a full set of my "regular" songs in about 5 years.

That'll change on June 15th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2015 15:33 • 6 views
Rachel Neumeier Rachel Neumeier's blog:

So, kinda in honor of just picking up Uprooted . . . which should be arriving in thirty seconds or so given the magic of electrons . . . let me draw you to this guest post by Naomi Novik over at Fantasy Book Café.


UPROOTED-cover


The post is about flow; that is: “My very favorite thing about writing — about al...

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Published on May 25, 2015 15:11 • 13 views
Helen Hollick Helen Hollick's blog:
Vote Here

It is occasionally hard to think what to write about when attempting to keep up a weekly post here on my "Tuesday Talk" slot.

Often I take the easy option and invite guests to write something.
(I'm open to volunteers!) but today I want to highlight our Village Shop.

Chittlehamholt is a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 08:55 • 5 views
Ophelia Benson Ophelia Benson's blog:

Guest post by Bruce Gorton.

There are relatively few things which anger me more than child abuse.

When I read about Josh Duggar’s abuse of his own sisters, my blood ran cold.

When I read Christians defending it, by saying he was “playing doctor” with his sisters, my blood ran colder.

When I read...

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Published on May 26, 2015 17:24 • 5 views
Tony DiTerlizzi Tony DiTerlizzi's blog:

I could tell you its been a crazy time in DiTerlizziland, but I think I’ve finally realized its always crazy time here.



I’ve come to lean on the convenience of social media for sharing Post-it notes and Polaroids of my news and information. I assume that is how most of us keep track of the things...

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Published on May 26, 2015 08:34 • 6 views
Ross Douthat Ross Douthat's blog:
Rising to the challenge of imagining Jeb's path to victory.
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Published on May 26, 2015 08:07 • 5 views
John W. Loftus John W. Loftus's blog:
Yesterday I received Jerry Coyne's sure to be a classic book, Faith Versus Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible. I'm loving it!

Since his book is such a bestseller I also appreciate his high endorsement of the Outsider Test for Faith.

He described it and wrote, "This rational and quasi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 16:30 • 3 views
Stacey Wallace Benefiel Stacey Wallace Benefiel's blog:

I suppose I could have called this a cover re-reveal, but I’m feeling dramatic. :) So, why the cover change? I’ve been getting some feedback from fellow authors and some readers that the original covers weretoo sweet for the content in the books. I agreed, but also really liked the original covers....

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Published on May 26, 2015 17:56 • 8 views
Kristine Oseth Gustavsen Kristine Oseth Gustavsen's blog:
En eller annen gang i uoverskuelig framtid skal jeg ha en stor, gammal villa med en stor, vill hage der vennene våre skal spille konserter på kveldstid under lyset fra lanternene i trærne.

Klikk på bildet for å komme til bildekilden.










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Published on May 26, 2015 05:25 • 5 views
Pete Wilson Pete Wilson's blog:
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A few weeks ago, at the launch party for What Keeps You Up At Night, I got to sit down and chat with Shawn Johnson for a few minutes and talk to her about her thoughts on success and how we should define it. I love how, despite her many accomplishments (including an Olympic Gold Medal), she’s sti...

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Published on May 26, 2015 08:36 • 5 views
Jody Hedlund Jody Hedlund's blog:

By Jody Hedlund,@JodyHedlund

My oldest is graduating from high school. So I'm in the midst of planning a big graduation party for him. I'm not super creative when it comes to parties (apparently I use up all my creativity in my stories!). So our party will be pretty standard without a lot of b... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 03:00 • 3 views
Gini Koch Gini Koch's blog:
Happy Tuesday! Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend and thanks again to all of those who served, serve, and continue to do so. Just a few things going on before I go once more to radio silence and head off to Phoenix Comicon.

Speaking of which, you can find my schedule on the Phoenix Comicon sit... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 06:00 • 6 views
Slavoj Žižek Slavoj Žižek's blog:

Is representation necessary, or antithetical, to the democratic will? In light of the significant gains made by the indignados in the Spanish municipal and regional elections on Sunday, we publish a discussion about democracy and representation between Jacques Rancière, the inspiration for much a...

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Published on May 26, 2015 18:01 • 2 views
Max Du Preez Max Du Preez's blog:
The harsh reality is that the ANC has over the last 21 years mostly served a small elite and largely left the masses to their own devices, writes Max du Preez.
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Published on May 26, 2015 00:46 • 3 views
Peter Hitchens Peter Hitchens's blog:

Is this the most soft-on-drugs government Britain has ever had? I mean in terms of the penetration of its higher levels by people who have already decided that surrender to the drugs lobby is wise and right, so ensuring that arguments for serious prevention are sidelined and ignored, and a 45-yea...

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Published on May 26, 2015 18:01 • 4 views
Amy Lane Amy Lane's blog:
So, I watched a lot of movies this weekend.

So much I needed to do, so much I needed to do, and I was lucky if I could focus on a movie in front of me. If I was really on my game, I could knit and focus on the movie in front of me. Holy bats, crapman, I haven't been that sick in a long time.

This... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2015 22:40 • 15 views
Kathleen O'Neal Gear Kathleen O'Neal Gear's blog:

PEOPLE OF THE SONGTRAIL coverIt’s out! It’s out today! We’re so excited. Hope everyone enjoys it!

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Published on May 26, 2015 05:22 • 5 views
Glenda Larke Glenda Larke's blog:
Perlis is the north-westernmost state of Peninsular Malaysia. It's tiny, poor and very beautiful, known for its rice fields and limestone outcrops.
Rice fieldsI love Perlis. Or I used to. I even climbed a good way up Gunung Perlis (Mt Perlis). I've trekked part of the way along the border ridge b... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 04:17 • 3 views
Richard   Thomas Richard Thomas's blog:

DisintegrationALL


I can’t even believe Disintegration is finally here, six years in the making. I started this in my MFA program back in 2009, writing the first half with my professor Lynn Pruett, who knew nothing about neo-noir. After I gave her copies of work by Will Christopher Baer and Craig Clevenger, she...

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Published on May 25, 2015 20:01 • 6 views
Jess Faraday Jess Faraday's blog:
Late night thoughts, and a bit of a debrief regarding Fool's Gold over over at my website.
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Published on May 26, 2015 18:00 • 8 views
Amanda Pillar Amanda Pillar's blog:
If you ask most authors, they will tell you how valuable beta readers are (worth their weight in gold). They tell you if your story works, how it could be better, and can pick up nasty things like typos and bad grammar. This link provides some really great suggestions on what to look for in an id... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 03:48 • 6 views
Gary Corby Gary Corby's blog:
The American Library Association has a magazine and a web site where they post reviews of books.

This review of Death Ex Machina just came online, and it is rather nice for the book's author to read!

Corby is adept at delineating ancient Greece without sounding professorial. Having Nicolaos as a fi...
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Published on May 26, 2015 16:55 • 7 views
R.J. Scott R.J. Scott's blog:
Ashby Sterling-Haynes, the youngest son of a titled family, has had a lot of hook ups, but he's never found the one. When he meets Connor he realises this could be the one he's been waiting for.

Veterinarian, Connor Lawson is much happier working with animals than with people. Ashby is all kinds o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 14:00 • 5 views
Max Nemtsov Max Nemtsov's blog:

еще одна старая, любимая и крайне жизнеутверждающая колыбельная


Свен Регенер
ЧТО ТЫ УЛЫБАЕШЬСЯ?

Тебе пришлось продать кота
Ты говоришь, он много стал жрать
На это перестало хватать
Ты в странном настроенье с утра


Полжизии прошло
Полжизни прошло
Ты жизнь проебал
Что произошло?
Тебе так смешно
И тебе смешн...

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Published on May 26, 2015 11:55 • 6 views
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