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Robert R. Mitchell Robert R. Mitchell's blog:
My wife flew out that morning to spend the weekend with her parents before a week of business meetings in the city. My work day was long and by the time I got home it was dark and an uncharacteristically hard rain pounded down with the jarring monotony of a million jackhammers. I threw my hunting... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 19:37 • 22 views
Mollie Cox Bryan Mollie Cox Bryan's blog:


How would you like to have a Cumberland Creek character named after you? Just write a review of A CRAFTY CHRISTMAS on Amazon, Goodreads, or B & N, and you’re name will go into a hat. One of my lovely daughters will pull out a name. Good luck!


Just to let you know, yesterday I sent back the c...

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Published on October 22, 2014 02:56 • 1 view
Tina Gayle Tina Gayle's blog:



Blurb: Best-selling novelist and songwriter, Camie Rogers has penned numerous accounts of the secret love she holds in her heart. Country-Music Superstar Kip Allen has changed from the shy, humble boy, to the epitome of “star.” Can the two rediscover each other after one night of his Home is wh... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 00:00 • 2 views
Krista Noorman Krista Noorman's blog:
I am getting ready to share an excerpt from the new book in my monthly newsletter. It will ONLY be available to my wonderful subscribers, so if you haven't signed up yet, click HERE to sign up on my website.

I'm so excited to start sharing more about the book in the coming months leading up to th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 19:14 • 1 view
Sherry Jones Sherry Jones's blog:

Emma at Words and Peace praises THE SHARP HOOK OF LOVEin this finely honed, intelligent review, but also questions some of the choices I made in writing the story. Be sure to read my responses in the comments section! And then keep your eyes open for the “missing chapter” I talk about here, comin...

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Published on October 22, 2014 09:47 • 1 view
Debbie Viguié Debbie Viguié's blog:

Here’s the cover for book #11 in the series which will be out in February!! Don’t forget to preorder your books to get them before everyone else!


Thou Art With Me Cover

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Published on October 22, 2014 06:13 • 1 view
Lauren Oliver Lauren Oliver's blog:
ICYMI, Here are some ROOMS giveaways that haven’t ended (or started) yet!


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Published on October 22, 2014 08:41 • 4 views
Tymber Dalton Tymber Dalton's blog:

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Courtney Milan has posted a FANTABULOUS and amazeballs recap of the recent filings in the EC v DA case, including plain-English summations of evidentiary filings posted in the past couple of days. And, yeah, an Ebola footnote reference even. LOL (That can’t be coincidental LOL.)


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Published on October 22, 2014 14:17 • 1 view
Gail Collins Gail Collins's blog:
From personhood to motherhood, women’s issues dominate 2014 campaigns. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 19:07 • 1 view
R. Leib R. Leib's blog:
I've been pretty sick the past couple of weeks. I went to see a specialist yesterday. The treatment the doctor prescribed seems to be working. So tonight I will get back to work. I think I'll start with reworking Inevitable Wound based on reader criticisms. I have learned a lot from reviews I rec... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 19:05 • 4 views
Aleksandr Voinov Aleksandr Voinov's blog:
I've just had a very very strange encounter with a friend who is trying to build a side business for translating fiction. (We were also discussing her translating a few short pieces for me next year, something I'm shying away from, because I've crunched some numbers and can't currently afford to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 13:42 • 9 views
Gretchen Rubin Gretchen Rubin's blog:

BlackboardwithchalktrayEvery Wednesday is List Day, or Tip Day, or Quiz Day.


This Wednesday: My Habits Manifesto.


Writing a personal manifesto is a great exercise for clarifying your thinking — and it’s also a creative, absorbing process. I’ve written my Twelve Personal Commandments, and I also collect Secrets of Adultho...

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Published on October 22, 2014 14:20 • 1 view
Lillie Ammann Lillie Ammann's blog:

ShareAsImageLogoI wrote recently about my new favorite tool, Share As Image. Just a few days Share As Image added some great new features, making it ever more useful.


Now you can select the size and shape of your image so the preview looks best on the various social media sites. You can also add as many text fiel...

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Published on October 22, 2014 15:49 • 2 views
Graham  Watson Graham Watson's blog:
Deanna - The Chosen One is here. This is a rewrite of the original Chosen One - it is grittier, and more down to earth than the first. Also a good bit longer


http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00OM12I9O
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Published on October 22, 2014 18:56 • 4 views
Kim Harrison Kim Harrison's blog:

The internet connection in my office is not good. Oh, it used to be, but the provider keeps tweaking the bandwidth down and my boys keep drawing a little more until it’s useless. Upgrading to a new router helped for a while, but slowly . . . surely . . . it goes away. And now, my Verizon card, my...

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Published on October 22, 2014 05:52 • 1 view
Bailey Simms Bailey Simms's blog:
So, I recently made an author friend here on Goodreads after checking out her book, Darksoul. Her name is Eveline Hunt, and she's basically the nicest person in the world. She's also an especially talented YA writer. I loved her book, and it's been a privilege getting to know her.

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Published on October 22, 2014 18:43 • 7 views
Courtney Milan Courtney Milan's blog:

A brief recap of where we are in the EC/DA litigation.



Jane wrote a post about Ellora’s Cave and whether it continues to be a viable business.
As a result of that post,Ellora’s Cave filed suit against Dear Author, alleging defamation. EC also asked for a temporary restraining order (“TRO”)against J... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 12:24 • 11 views
Monica Edinger Monica Edinger's blog:

Holly Black has joined a stellar line-up of children’s authors (to name a few: Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman, Patrick Ness, Eoin Colfer and Neil Gaiman) who have each crafted a short tale for every incarnation of the eponymous Time Lord.


When the original run of e-books ended in November...

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Published on October 22, 2014 01:40 • 4 views
Kevin Wimer Kevin Wimer's blog:
I have been writing a lot lately. The past ten months I have written five books with three of those now being edited as I type this.

My new project the first draft was written in about two and half-weeks. I really love the storyline and the connection that the characters have between each other. I... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 18:23 • 5 views
Steven Pressfield Steven Pressfield's blog:
I learned this from Randall Wallace (Braveheart), who learned it from Steve Cannell, the maestro of a million plotlines from The Rockford Files to Baretta to 21 Jump Street:
Keep the antagonist front-and-center in the middle of your story.
Why does this work? Because it energizes the narrative. Thi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 18:23 • 4 views
Robin McKinley Robin McKinley's blog:


I’m doing one of reddit fantasy’s Ask Me Anything, AMA, sessions this Thursday, the day after tomorrow [as I write during what is to me still Tuesday night]. The poor suck—the nice man who originally invited me and is attempting to shepherd me through the technical aspects of this gig** says that...

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Published on October 21, 2014 20:22 • 7 views
Julie James Julie James's blog:

Thanks to everyone who dropped by for my giveaway!


The winners of the three Kindle copies of IT HAPPENED ONE WEDDING are: Katie O’Sullivan, Pam Catlin, and Judi Harvey. Congrats! Winners: I’ve emailed you via Facebook about your prizes– please check your “Other” message inbox.


The post Giveaway win...

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Published on October 22, 2014 08:49 • 7 views
Eva Gordon Eva Gordon's blog:
Book 2 Alpha Wolf’s Pet, Kept by Eva Gordon
Synopsis
In the sequel to Alpha Wolf’s Pet, Hidden, Mia has two choices: remain hidden, frightened by the Russian mob determined to murder her, or become a sworn member and under the protection ofDominic’s werewolf pack. Being Dominic's human lover is p... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 09:16 • 2 views
Gail Carriger Gail Carriger's blog:
Well Gentle Reader, today my latest contest ends.

Thank you so so much to everyone who participated. And I want to remind you that one of the nicest things you can do for any author is post a review of their book in a public forum. We here on the other end of the keyboard salute you!

I have randoml... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 10:33 • 6 views
Michelle Malkin Michelle Malkin's blog:

**Written by Doug Powers


At yesterday’s New Hampshire Senate debate, incumbent Jeanne Shaheen didn’t deny that she’s voted with Obama 99 percent of the time (I was surprised it was that low), but when asked to answer yes or no to the question of whether Obama’s done a good job, Shaheen went into...

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Published on October 22, 2014 18:14 • 6 views
John C. Wright John C. Wright's blog:

Today is my birthday, and I would like all well-wishers to give me the same birthday present, of going immediately to Amazon and buying a copy of my beautiful and talented wife’s latest and greatest novel, THE RAVEN THE ELF AND RACHEL by L. Jagi Lamplighter (her maiden name).


This is the big day!...

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Published on October 22, 2014 08:16 • 2 views
Shiloh Walker Shiloh Walker's blog:

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Fuck, he thought miserably. Rising from the couch, he lifted a hand only to let it fall uselessly to his side. “Lizzie, I’m sorry. I didn’t—”


“I don’t want to hear it!” she shouted, cutting him off.


He had to duck to avoid the little potted orchid she sent flying his way. And damn, she still had...

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Published on October 22, 2014 10:26 • 10 views
Jamie Ford Jamie Ford's blog:

For those keeping score at home, the new book is parked firmly at 81,000 words, with an ending to go. I'm hoping to wrap it up soon (and figure out a title).


But in the meantime, I was asked to read a little something at Bedtime Stories in Spokane last week. Soooooo...I came up with WISH YOU WERE...

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Published on October 22, 2014 07:15 • 2 views
David Moody David Moody's blog:
Aaron Rayner and I pictured at (I think) the AUTUMN movie premier at the first Grimmfest, October 2009

Aaron Rayner and I pictured at (I think) the AUTUMN movie premier at the first Grimmfest, October 2009


I’m very pleased to announce that the winner of theLAST OF THE LIVING competition is the one and only Aaron Rayner. Aaron’s name was selected randomly from all the folks who’d ordered the new boo...

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Published on October 22, 2014 09:50 • 5 views
Ilona Andrews Ilona Andrews's blog:

Heh, heh, heh

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Published on October 22, 2014 07:00 • 20 views
Alethea Kontis Alethea Kontis's blog:

Dearest, coming Feb 3, 2015My publisher is giving away 25 copies of DEAREST before it’s released…but the drawing only runs through October 29th so NOW’S YOUR CHANCE!

Quick! Before it’s too late!

https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/110912-dearest

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Published on October 22, 2014 08:52 • 7 views
Lilith Saintcrow Lilith Saintcrow's blog:

steelflower All right, guys. I’m crunching numbers and making preparations to POSSIBLY Kickstart for the second Steelflower book.


What I need to know is this: what rewards would you guys like to see? It’s a considerable chunk of money, not least because I have to live while writing it and Kickstarter and Ama...

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Published on October 22, 2014 08:45 • 1 view
Nalini Singh Nalini Singh's blog:
Hello my lovelies! My Twitter chat starts in just under half an hour. If you're on Twitter, the hashtag is #guildhunter.

If you're not on Twitter, you can follow along at this link (make sure to click ALL at the top of the page, so you get all the tweets coming in). Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 17:40 • 9 views
Bill Konigsberg Bill Konigsberg's blog:

So here it is: I finally get to share the cover of my next novel with the world!


Meet The Porcupine of Truth, to be unveiled to the world in May of 2015.


porcupine cover


I love this cover! I love the adorable porcupine, I love how he seems to be the center of the universe (because, alas, in some world views he i...

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Published on October 22, 2014 06:12 • 9 views
Emma Lesko Emma Lesko's blog:
Lexi is not a fan of Christmas hoopla. It’s loud like an explosion, and it makes her insides hard like an ice cube. Too bad a big, fat holiday party at school is breathing down her neck. Now, to get out of it, Lexi has to get on the naughty list. Only one problem: Breaking rules gives her the fe... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 18:01 • 9 views
Marylee MacDonald Marylee MacDonald's blog:
We are all fallible, and while we can see the blind spots in other people, we rarely can see our own.

The narrator of my novel, Colleen Gallagher, has blind spots. Her heart is in the right place, but she's too honest for her own good. One of her biggest failings is that she doesn't recognize the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 17:45 • 7 views
Raegan Butcher Raegan Butcher's blog:
I am polishing up a vampire script I wrote back in 1997 and then forgot about. Hell, even my cast-offs are better than 99% of the crap that gets produced these days. Imagine 30 Days of Night meets Die hard on a cruise ship.
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Published on October 22, 2014 17:24 • 21 views
C.J. Anderson C.J. Anderson's blog:
She drank bottled water and ate a chocolate meal bar as they walked to Lexa's chamber.
"We have real food here. You don't have to live on those protein bars," said Bishop.
"I'm fine."
"Your baby will be the first born inside the megabunker since the war. Assuming all goes well. Several mothers have... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 17:07 • 38 views
Chaz Thompson Chaz Thompson's blog:
Please stop by my Facebook page for Stairway2 Heaven and "like" when you have the opportunity.

https://www.facebook.com/stairway2hea...

Thanks!
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Published on October 22, 2014 16:45 • 6 views
Dee Rose Dee Rose's blog:
Ever since The Hangman was released in late September, I've been doing what I can to promote it while still maintaining a regular nine-to-five job. Sometimes its tiresome and frustrating, but at other times its enjoyable and satisfying. The support from friends and family has been nice, but the s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 16:43 • 30 views
Jamie Begley Jamie Begley's blog:
Surprise, surprise! I released Riot early Ladies! Please don't forget to leave a review, they are much appreciated. :)

Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Riot-Predators-...

Amazon UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Riot-Predator...

B&N: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/riot-...

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Published on October 22, 2014 16:27 • 17 views
Tracy Thompson Tracy Thompson's blog:
My 1995 book, The Beast: A Journey Through Depression, is being re-released this month by Diversion Books, with a new foreword! Available in both e-book and paperback. Hope you check it out!


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Published on October 22, 2014 16:21 • 7 views
Clarissa Simmens Clarissa Simmens's blog:
Came to the club in search of music
Hoping you would fling your magic
Into the stale air of the crowded basement
People squeezed into tables squeezed into spaces
And I would be hit by the spit of your mind
Enabling me to once again write…

Strumming and plucking and bowing the strings
You are the magicia... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 16:09 • 8 views
Danielle Bourdon Danielle Bourdon's blog:
The newest book in the Sander and Chey saga is now available for pre-order on Amazon and iBooks! Thank you to all the readers who asked for more of the Latvala story, without which this book wouldn't have been written. Here is the description, with links to follow:

After an unexpected demand from... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 16:03 • 11 views
R. Scott Mackey R. Scott Mackey's blog:
Congratulations to the 12 Goodreads readers who won a copy of my mystery novel Courage Matters: A Ray Courage Mystery. Winners came from the United States, Canada and the UK.

I also wanted to thank the 1069 readers who entered my Giveaway offering. I am overwhelmed by the response. While the vast... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 16:03 • 8 views
Jay Antani Jay Antani's blog:
Just a note to let everyone know that my publisher, Lake Union, just kicked off a giveaway of 20 beautiful copies of the brand spanking new edition of THE LEAVING OF THINGS on Goodreads. Leaving of Things, The by Jay Antani

Here is the link to the book's Goodreads giveaway entry page: http://bit.ly/1DwWCPQ

Enter and win!

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Published on October 22, 2014 16:02 • 7 views
Reggie  Thomas Reggie Thomas's blog:
....It gets better and richer with age. That is my observation for today, my sister's birthday. Happy Birthday to my wonderful sister, my favorite vintage.
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Published on October 22, 2014 15:44 • 12 views
Ken Montrose Ken Montrose's blog:
That evening I was reading a book, sitting on the couch next to my daughter, who was watching TV. "I can't stand her new boyfriend," my daughter said out of the blue. "He says he's a natural born leader. He's always telling someone 'it's my way or the highway!' Like he's so clever because it rhym... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 15:34 • 18 views
John Anthony  Miller John Anthony Miller's blog:
"To Parts Unknown" is a WWII thriller that consists of a series of interwoven journeys:the physical journey the characters take as they race through Indonesia to elude the Japanese, the mental journey they each take to confront their fears and limitations, and their individual journeys: to overco... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 15:30 • 7 views
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