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Caroline Bock Caroline Bock's blog:
Dear Bill Gates:

I’m concerned about your summer reading list, heavy on nonfiction titles, lacking in fiction, classics, poetry, which reflect the common core of what I believe every educated American should read (of course, I will readily admit that this is totally subjective, and I want to stres... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2015 08:54 • 21 views
Lisa Warir Lisa Warir's blog:
Since self-publishing my first novella; I’ve had about 12 people tell me I have encouraged them to want to get their own books out here. At least 2 of them want to do their life story.

Now this is still new to me and I would tell anyone who is interested in self-publishing to research online beca... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2015 08:31 • 1 view
Vivienne Gucwa Vivienne Gucwa's blog:


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London Street Art

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I think I have stated this before but…

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…the street art in London - especially in Shoreditch…

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…is beyond amazing.

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Next level.


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Got to meet one of the artists earlier today who goes by the name Jimmy C. Here he is on his bicycle riding past one of his master...

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Published on May 16, 2015 14:22 • 1 view
Terra Kelly Terra Kelly's blog:

My head will not let go of the U2 song “Mysterious Ways.” It has been stuck there for over a week, so it had to be my title today. Since I started writing, I still get fascinated at when my muse decides to show its pretty little self. Sometimes it happens at the oddest moments, or at the most ino...

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Published on May 13, 2015 08:01 • 1 view
Alessandra Neymar Alessandra Neymar's blog:

Ha llegado el momento, mafiosos… Sé que notaréis un cambio muy drástico. Pero este es el resultado de un trabajo bien hecho y como os merecéis. Vicente Ferrer, editor general de VF Ediciones, crea así un enfoque que está más cerca de lo que todas queríamos. Sus propósitos, en conjunto a los míos...

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Published on May 13, 2015 11:13 • 1 view
Jason  Garner Jason Garner's blog:

A few years ago I was sitting at my desk at the Live Nation headquarters in Beverly Hills, working really hard on something I can’t remember today. A friend and co-worker walked by and peeked in my door. He looked at me, shook his head and started laughing. I looked up, both curious and annoyed a...

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Published on May 15, 2015 18:06 • 3 views
Sarah Mudge Sarah Mudge's blog:
Morning all, I decided to take a break from the Character Profiles ( I will get back to those though) Today I'm going to talk about where I am in book 2. I'm in the rewrite process. It's the time to go over the manuscript BEFORE it goes to the editor to make any additional changes. To go over the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2015 08:16 • 8 views
Luis A. Santamaría Luis A. Santamaría's blog:

Hace unos meses que terminé de leer la novela debut de John Verdon, Sé lo que estás pensando. Tal y como expresé en este blog por aquel entonces, para mí este señor fue todo un descubrimiento. Me gustaba su estilo, sus personajes, la trama simple pero adictiva, y la atmósfera que impregnó a la hi...

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Published on April 07, 2015 03:23 • 3 views
Kelli Owen Kelli Owen's blog:

butterfly-wordsWriters write. It’s what we do. Whether it’s a coherent tumbling of sentences that happen to fall into a pile of paragraphs and make sense, or it’s just a random thought bouncing along a breeze like a flitting butterfly—we write. We jot ideas onto postie-notes and the backs of envelopes. We scram...

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Published on May 21, 2015 05:22 • 1 view
P.M. Pevato P.M. Pevato's blog:


Book signing selfie

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Published on May 17, 2015 04:52 • 1 view
John Patrick Hickey John Patrick Hickey's blog:
“Experience: That most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.”
- C.S. Lewis

(1898-1963) Author/Educator



Test 1Have you ever been through a difficult time in life and once you have passed it looked back and wondered, “What was that all about?” Several years ago I went through a big change...

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Published on May 19, 2015 06:35 • 4 views
Brooke Burgess Brooke Burgess's blog:

After the annual silent retreat, I can’t help but feel sensitive. Intensely aware.Exposed,even…


And this is a GOOD thing.


I was going do a follow-up post about dropping facades, strapping Ego down to the examination table, and embracing the countless creative rewards that come hand-in-hand with emb...

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Published on May 21, 2015 20:46 • 4 views
Nora Ash Nora Ash's blog:
Free Supervillain Erotica

In preparation for myupcoming series ‘Darkness‘ I am sharing the book that started the idea with you all, in case you haven’t read it yet!

The first book in theDarknessseries,Into the Darkness, is based on my short erotica standaloneTaken by Darkness, but I found the ide...

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Published on May 20, 2015 04:42 • 4 views
J.S. Eades J.S. Eades's blog:
10 Ways to Support Authors:

mariavicente:

Authors and their books love to be loved. Below are ten ways you can support authors and share their books with other readers. Some are simple tasks, others require a bit more time, but doing any of these ten things will help to keep the literary commun...

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Published on May 20, 2015 06:07 • 4 views
Ryan Hartung Ryan Hartung's blog:

“I’m proud to be Austrian born, but made in America,” he said. “I’m proud to be part of the greatest, most generous, most powerful country in the world.” - Arnold

I always find it interesting when people from other countries come to America and see our country for the great place it is while other...

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Published on May 19, 2015 13:55 • 5 views
Collette West Collette West's blog:
"That's just it. What if I can't protect you? I'll be outnumbered, outgunned. What if I can't get you out of there?"

Coming July 10, 2015

Perfect Game by Collette West Night Games by Collette West Game Changer by Collette West Game On by Collette West Inside Game by Collette West Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2015 08:04 • 24 views
Jack Kornfield Jack Kornfield's blog:

“Who are we, really?” the Zen koans demand, “Who is dragging this body around?” or “What was your original face before your parents were born?” These questions force us to look directly at the consciousness that inhabits our body. In a simpler way, Ajahn Chah asked his students to turn toward con...

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Published on May 21, 2015 05:06 • 4 views
Marcy O'Rourke Marcy O'Rourke's blog:


Is the supernatural the enemy of Christianity and all religion? I'm not a theologian, so I can't say. But for me, accepting the supernatural was my pathway to real faith. It opened my mind to the possibility that there is more to this world than can be found on the periodic table of the elements... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 13, 2015 08:54 • 1 view
مرجان محمدی مرجان محمدی's blog:
«وجدان که خیلی از آدمهای بیفکر آن را زیر پا میگذارند و خیلیهای دیگر انکارش میکنند، چیزی است که وجود دارد و همیشه وجود داشته. اختراع فلاسفه عهد دقیانوس نیست، یعنی اختراع زمانی که روح چیزی جز یک قضیه مبهم نبود.» (کوری- ژوزه ساراماگو- مهدی غبرائی- نشر مرکز)
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Published on March 03, 2015 01:07 • 4 views
Scarlett Avery Scarlett Avery's blog:

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If you read my last sexy banter, you’ll know that Spain holds the title of country with the BEST LOVERS ON THE PLANET EARTH!

I thought, what good is it to talk about how hot Spanish men are and how good of lovers they’ve been said to be if we cannot drool all over them.

There’s another reason...

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Published on May 14, 2015 07:46 • 5 views
Alastair  Gunn Alastair Gunn's blog:
What's wrong Simon? Is this music too interesting?Recently, whilst out shopping, my young son asked "why is all the music in these shops exactly the same?" He had a point. Every neon-illuminated consumer-hovel of fashion we visited was pumping out the same insidious four-to-the-floor musical eff... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 15, 2015 07:20 • 1 view
Elizabeth Lynx Elizabeth Lynx's blog:
Picture ****WARNING: This post is for mature audiences. 18 Years+ only**** Way back in the day I watched youtube sex videos, when they still had good sex videos on youtube. Usually they were real life couples having sex for the camera. I don’t know if they just liked knowing people were watching them or... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 14, 2015 02:30 • 2 views
Andrew Lennon Andrew Lennon's blog:
Hello,

I am pleased to announce that Keith is now available for pre-order.
The release date will be 19th June 2015.

If you would be interested in taking a look at this then you can find it at the following link.

myBook.to/keith

Thanks very much!

Andy

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Published on May 22, 2015 07:51 • 25 views
Tony  Todd Tony Todd's blog:

This video is the first of a series which highlight locations from my novel “Broken”. This one focuses on the Druids Temple at Ilton in North Yorkshire.



The Temple is close to Masham in North Yorkshire, but is quite isolated in a plantation near the settlement of Ilton. The plantation was original...

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Published on March 16, 2015 05:25 • 1 view
Darrah Glass Darrah Glass's blog:
The medical side of sex and sexually-transmitted disease in the GQ books is similar to the historical record, but with some important-ish differences. STERILIZATION: It’s only mentioned a couple of times in the books, but all the slaves, male and female, are sterilized before they’re sold. My tho... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 21, 2015 19:06 • 4 views
Dominique  Thomas Dominique Thomas's blog:



Olivia P.O.V


“That Kadar?” Ameer asked in a deep, pained voice. I nodded my head avoiding eye contact with all of them. “Look right now on some real shit I don’t trust him. Until we know him and Mason are not involved they can’t know about this spot,” Ameer said saying what we were all prett... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 14, 2015 16:21 • 1 view
Lauren   James Lauren James's blog:

Yesterday the wonderful Lucy, Queen of UKYA, hosted another #UKYAchat on twitter. This time the topic was LGBT representation in Young Adult novels, and it was a really interesting discussion including a lot of authors and publishing professionals who I really admire. It’s worth taking a look thr...

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Published on May 16, 2015 12:19 • 1 view
Adri Sinclair Adri Sinclair's blog:
Just... GHAH!! Look at it and tell me you won't want to read about THAT!
Fallen Angels by Jen Winters

Don’t take my word for it though, read the blurb for yourself below:

Falling Angels coverWhat’s worse than losing your job? How about losing your life, your home, and everything familiar? I just wanted to work. What did I get... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2015 07:43 • 6 views
Soraya Naomi Soraya Naomi's blog:

SINS OF THE BAD BOY (working title was Concussion)

Teaser 1 Sins of the Bad Boy by Soraya Naomi

A dark, erotic historicalromance set around1900 – no cravats or billowy shirts ;-) – during the beginning years of a Fight & Sex Club that ultimately became “Club 7″ in Chicago Syndicate series.

Stand-alone novel COMING in2015

Add Sins...

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Published on May 21, 2015 10:04 • 1 view
Ana Gonzalez Duque Ana Gonzalez Duque's blog:
Qué personajes convierten nuestra novela de Fantasía en un éxitoDarth Vader devorando Harry Potter (Foto de Esteban Diácono)
La gran mayoría de las novelas de Fantasía y Ciencia-Ficción usan arquetipos. Los arquetipos son imágenes basadas en el inconsciente colectivo, que fueron descritas por el psicólogo Carl G. Jung. Sin que nos demos cuenta, estas imágenes... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 13, 2015 01:00 • 1 view
Victor Kloss Victor Kloss's blog:

This is just a quick post to give everyone a more accurate update on when book 2 is coming out. The manuscript is now with the editor, and should be back with me Monday, the 1st of June. That being the case, I am aiming to release that coming weekend, which is the 6th/7th of June.


This will depend...

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Published on May 18, 2015 14:08 • 1 view
Mark  Manson Mark Manson's blog:

Life is a bitch. Then you die. So while staring at my navel the other day, I decided that that bitch happens in four stages. Here they are.

Stage One: Mimicry

We are born helpless. We can’t walk, can’t talk, can’t feed ourselves, can’t even do our own damn taxes.

As children, the way we’re wired to...

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Published on May 21, 2015 09:00 • 4 views
Carol Van Natta Carol Van Natta's blog:
Sizzing Summer Reads Event – COMING SOON

Sizzling Summer Reads Event poster


Stock up on vacation reads for the summer at a big party over at The Romance Reviews. With 350+ authors and 350+ prizes to be won (including a grand prize of $100), they’re bound to have something that will suit the occasion.


Since I’m guessing most of you...

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Published on May 22, 2015 07:26 • 5 views
Isabelle Connors Isabelle Connors's blog:
Undying Love

I'm so excited that I am about to release my first book "The Introduction" from my new series "Undying Love". It has been a journey for me and I have learned a lot about myself. There were times I didn't think I would make it, but here I am. I'm so happy that you all will soon get a c... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2015 07:36 • 6 views
Stephen  Marriott Stephen Marriott's blog:

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Candyfloss Guitaris a delightful novella by Stephen Marriott who is a traveler as well as a wonderful author….


https://scatterbooker.wordpress.com/2015/05/20/book-review-candyfloss-guitar-by-stephen-marriott/


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Published on May 20, 2015 09:15 • 3 views
Цветелина Златева Цветелина Златева's blog:
на баба ми Заради тебе зная - има рай. На гости скоро ще ти дойда. Приказките ти ми липсват най и онзи тежък поглед - твоят. Тръгна. Аз не се сбогувах и нямаше прегръдка... Жалко! Малка бях и се страхувах, моя мила втора майко. Разпознавам те във пламъка на всяка свещ, която паля, и те виждам как... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 11, 2015 14:19 • 4 views
Aimer Boyz Aimer Boyz's blog:

If only I didn’t know now what I didn’t know then!


When I wrote my first book I had no idea what I was doing. I figured that since I had spent a good portion of my life with my head in a book that I could write. As if somehow the skill of all those authors leaked out of the books directly into my...

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Published on May 16, 2015 07:00 • 3 views
Carla Panciera Carla Panciera's blog:

Your father died. I read his obituary in my regular trolling through that section of our hometown’s newspaper. Neither of us lives there anymore. Your father’s face was the same: a mug, really, the grin like a caricature of a grin. One summer, he fired up the charcoal grill. Your mother mixed bre...

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Published on May 11, 2015 16:27 • 3 views
Rachel E. Carter Rachel E. Carter's blog:

Alright, Ipromised a deleted scene and so here it is from The Black Mage: Apprentice. This one is a super short clip from year four of the apprenticeship, taking place in the Ferren’s Keep forest with Darren, Ryiah, & Eve when the Caltothian mages are leading the attack. >> I loved this...

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Published on May 13, 2015 16:01 • 14 views
S.J.D. Peterson S.J.D. Peterson's blog:
Today I'm going allllllllllll the way back to August 2010. I discovered T.A. Chase's books that month and what wonderful books they are!! Check out some of my favorites!!

Two cowboys fall in love. It's as simple and as complicated as that.

Tyler Newsome is heading home to the Lazy N, tired of the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 21, 2015 05:57 • 4 views
Timothy J. Jarvis Timothy J. Jarvis's blog:

Here are some photos from my reading with Douglas Cowie and Neil D.A. Stewart, kindly taken by Raph Hoermann.


Here’s Douglas in full Rock ‘N’ Roll novelist mode:


Douglas Cowie Reading


Here I am reading something no doubt gruesome and harrowing:


Timothy J Jarvis Reading


And here’s Neil, first making us laugh, then making us very sad indeed:...

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Published on September 23, 2014 02:30 • 3 views
Sally Kilpatrick Sally Kilpatrick's blog:
The first stretch goal has been met! Huzzah! What am I talking about, you ask? Well I said when 550 addedThe Happy Hour Choir to their Goodreads shelf that I would share a teensy bit of the novel. The next big stretch goal is 750, at which point I will give away a Pop-up Video […]
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Published on May 11, 2015 14:10 • 4 views
Sadie S. Forsythe Sadie S. Forsythe's blog:
I am reposting this here, because for whatever reason GR's blogger didn't update for almost 3 weeks and then skipped a number of post when it did. I thought it might be of interest to the indie authors here. If all the links or videos don't work, you can see the original here. (And not being a bi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2015 07:12 • 23 views
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