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Jarod Kintz Jarod Kintz's blog:

A secret is a concealed weapon. So let me tell you I love you before we both get hurt.

— Jarod Kintz (@JarodKintz1) January 27, 2015
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Published on January 27, 2015 18:01 • 1 view
Victoria Schwimley Victoria Schwimley's blog:
Do you ever look at someone and think, "What a sour Joe," or perhaps, "What an unfriendly jerk," or "Could that guy be any ruder?" To some, this may appear to be the case, but perhaps that sour Joe, the person with smile turned down might be suffering from some sort of depression. Mental Health A... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 27, 2015 17:55 • 1 view
Michele Lynn Seigfried Michele Lynn Seigfried's blog:
Hi everyone! Here is the link to Barnes and Noble for the paperback or nook versions of Community Affairs!

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Published on January 27, 2015 17:48 • 1 view
Denise Marie Mari Denise Marie Mari's blog:
“To start this review procedure, what kind of description can be provided for the mental power of perception? From the filmmaker’s perspective, perception has a lot to do with “image capture.” That is, the very useful function of perception is to get the best picture of what the camera is seeing... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 27, 2015 17:43 • 2 views
Ella Dominguez Ella Dominguez's blog:
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The boxed set of Chapter 8 is currently available at a discounted price of only $0.99 and includes deleted scenes, the alternate ending, and epilogue. This series includes Grace Street & Return to Grace Street. I would love your thoughts on the excerpt I'm including with this post.

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Published on January 27, 2015 17:40 • 40 views
Hope Hopkins Hope Hopkins's blog:
So its been awhile since I have talked and I have been really busy lately, more than usual. But all in all, I have been trying to relax. I have been working on school and my latest book and have run into a few snags. I thought I was finished, but it looks like it is going to take some more time a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 27, 2015 17:37 • 2 views
L.C. Barlow L.C. Barlow's blog:
This is just a quick note On Sia's Elastic Heart video featuring Shia LaBeouf & Maddie Ziegler, which you can find here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWZGA...


(This is about a 2 minute read).



As most of you may know - or maybe you don't - there has been a fairly strong reaction to Sia's Elas... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 27, 2015 17:32 • 26 views
Jonathan   Cook Jonathan Cook's blog:
I can tell this story now that it's been a year ago...

Over the past decade or so, my family has made a tradition of staying at the lodge of one of Indiana’s various state parks on New Year’s Eve. Brown County, Spring Mill, and Turkey Run state parks among them. Surprisingly, each lodge accommodat... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 27, 2015 17:05 • 5 views
Kenneth Ellis Kenneth Ellis's blog:
This post is brief. I just right now want to share with those of you having ideas about a "Book" or either working on a "Manuscript" or have a...what you would call: a "Completed Manuscript." "You" can use the following information!
1st off...visit my "Senior Agent's" Agency: www.wlwritersagency.c... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 27, 2015 16:50 • 6 views
Stacey Marie Brown Stacey Marie Brown's blog:
Come Join me and some AMAZING authors on February 4th 6-9:30pm EST to celebrate the release of CITY IN EMBERS!

https://www.facebook.com/events/13985...

http://www.amazon.com/City-Embers-Col... City in Embers (Collector, #1) by Stacey Marie Brown Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 27, 2015 16:47 • 26 views
Analisa March Analisa March's blog:
"I'd love to change the world, but I don't know what to do..."
If life was like a song, mine might be the blues, or a country ballad.
Writing is like that. The tone of the story, is music to our reader's ears.
Tomorrow marks 10 years since I came home from the hospital, after the brain bleed cau... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 27, 2015 16:14 • 18 views
Steve   Wilson Steve Wilson's blog:
'American Sniper', the biopic of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle's multiple tours in Iraq, has now topped $200 million. In its opening, the film shattered records and was number one at the box office again this past weekend. America has embraced this film, and its popularity is staggering for those who cons... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 27, 2015 16:26 • 11 views
Evels Evels's blog:
You've worked hard to write, format, edit, correct and self publish your book. You've spent money on editing, book covers, book trailers, giveaways, etc. You've had some success with book clubs, author appearances, radio interviews and still your sales do not improve.

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Published on January 27, 2015 15:55 • 7 views
Gregg Nannini Gregg Nannini's blog:
I am reading the Last of the Mohicans by Cooper. I was really enjoying the writing style of this work. Then I got to the part where Hawkeye dresses like a bear and fools the native americans. Then I gave up reading this thinking o.k. who is going to believe this? I think I should go back and give... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 27, 2015 15:42 • 6 views
John Choquette John Choquette's blog:
Parents! And everyone else! Check out the latest post by my friends at Carolina Parent Magazine and comment for a chance to win a copy of Burlwood Forest!

Don't forget to check out the rest of the great content they have online too. #BooksBytesandBitsBlog-

https://www.carolinaparent.com/commun...... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 27, 2015 15:27 • 7 views
Clarissa Simmens Clarissa Simmens's blog:
False faces
Propped up store fronts
Shadow goods piled high behind
Shiny windows welcoming shoppers
Elephantine condos blocking the river view
Try to enter but what is this?
No one home
Abandoned before it began
No backs for buildings
Merely wooden slats
Holding up the façade
Of higher property taxes
For t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 27, 2015 15:22 • 6 views
Hal Emerson Hal Emerson's blog:
Review: Home of the Brave by Katherine Applegate

Hey everyone, bear with me as I get used to using this thing - I'm going to start off just posting reviews of the books I'm reading in the hopes of sharing my thoughts. Feel free to leave comments or shoot me an e-mail with suggestions or tips. Here... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 27, 2015 15:09 • 7 views
T.A. Chase T.A. Chase's blog:

Hello everyone…today is the day you get to suggest what I should write about next. lol Since I just finished up a historical, we’ll have to take that genre off the list for this one. But any other one is open. :) Let me know what you’d like to see.


Also, I’ll be chatting with Will Prater and Jeff Ad...

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Published on January 27, 2015 07:09 • 5 views
Christina Katz Christina Katz's blog:
Have you received spam e-mail that appears to be sent to you from me? But I am not spamming you. I wouldn’t, even if I knew how. There are a lot of very intelligent people out there in the world, who do not necessarily use their skills for the common good. I have been the […]
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Published on January 27, 2015 12:02 • 7 views
Jeff Somers Jeff Somers's blog:
Lunch!

Lunch!


In some of my writing, I have characters who use guns a lot, and every now and then I get some detail about guns wrong and I get flooded with notes from helpful people explaining my mistake. Which is fine and good. So, let’s turn the tables a little. I may not be an expert on firearms, but...

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Published on January 27, 2015 06:48 • 5 views
N.K. Jemisin N.K. Jemisin's blog:
Since people keep asking, here’s the very short list of stuff I published in 2014. I’ll have you know I’m postponing a perfectly good snow day nap to write this up!! “Walking Awake”, Lightspeed, June 2014, 6009 words. “Stone Hunger”, Clarkesworld Issue 94, July 2014, 7888 words. “The Awakened Kin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 27, 2015 10:24 • 27 views
Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin's blog:
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Published on January 26, 2015 20:20 • 12 views
Anne Stuart Anne Stuart's blog:

Podcast is the most miserable word. I realize it comes from iPod and broadcast, but for the life of me I can never remember it. I've listened to a few over the years -- Jenny Crusie and Lani Diane Rich did a series on movies called the Popcorn Dialogues, which were fascinating even if I ended up...

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Published on January 27, 2015 05:19 • 1 view
J.C. McKenzie J.C. McKenzie's blog:
I'm planning a great giveaway for my Valentine's newsletter in February. The prize will include signed copies of my books and swag galore. If you haven't already signed up for my newsletter, here's your chance: http://eepurl.com/GX2Yj. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 27, 2015 14:52 • 6 views
Pete Tarsi Pete Tarsi's blog:

The blog says it’s about All Sorts of Stuff, so I’m going to share with you books that I’ve read and enjoyed. I hope this to become a regular feature.


The first book I’m reviewing is My Zombie Ex-Boyfriends by Susan Soares. This is a Young Adult contemporary fantasy romantic comedy story. Yeah, al...

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Published on January 27, 2015 07:34 • 6 views
Joseph McGinnis Joseph McGinnis's blog:
The red lights spray through the street like the blood covering my sweatshirt.

The police came tonight as a bottle was shattered on my head. A thing thought to be love with me covered in red.

Sitting in the corner crying telling the police to come quick. A thing called love a thing called love. A... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 27, 2015 14:33 • 10 views
D. Jordan Redhawk D. Jordan Redhawk's blog:


Or So I Keep Telling Myself

My apologies for my super-long absence from the site! (And mailing list. And Facebook. And Twitter. And...Oh, you get the idea.)

On December 31st I officially went past my book deadline. I've been scribbling like mad for over a month trying to wrap up this project, on... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 27, 2015 14:20 • 6 views
Vanessa Kelly Vanessa Kelly's blog:

Meet Me at the Beach cover


Most of you know that I also write contemporary romance with my hubby under the pen name of VK Sykes. We have a new book coming out Feb. 24th–Meet Me at the Beach, book one in our new Seashell Bay series of small town romances. I’m giving away an advanced reading copy of the book on my VK Sykes...

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Published on January 26, 2015 16:45 • 2 views
Craig Swartz Craig Swartz's blog:
I’ve been gone a while; did I miss anything? It appears there’s been a lot of back and forth going on these past months in the Geo-political world. 2014 must have been a busy year. From all the headlines it seems the world has careened from one crisis to another smashing headlong into the next on... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 27, 2015 14:15 • 7 views
Michael   Potts Michael Potts's blog:
Although I do not recommend this for everyone, it is possible to write a first draft of a novel in a week, provided the novel is short enough. The bulk of my first drafts of my two novels were done in ten days and a week respectively. These novels were around 70,000 words each. I would never clai... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 27, 2015 14:13 • 26 views
Charles Stross Charles Stross's blog:

I'm off to New York on Thursday, weather permitting, and won't be back until late in February. I'm in the US for business, and while I'm there I'll also be appearing at Boskone 52 in Boston from February 13-15; you can find me on the program schedule here.



I'll also be hanging out and drinking bee...

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Published on January 27, 2015 13:42 • 7 views
Robin McKinley Robin McKinley's blog:

Today was Alcestis’ 58th birthday.


Would have been. She died a little over a week ago.


Peter and I often go out to dinner either the 3rd or the 26th of whatever month it is*; occasionally both, like this month. January is frequently a sod; serious deluges of champagne are often required in January....

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Published on January 26, 2015 18:49 • 8 views
John Green John Green's blog:

Sign up to be a Global Citizen: http://www.globalcitizen.org/

The 2015 Bill and Melinda Gates Letter: http://www.gatesnotes.com/2015-annual...

In which John discusses the prospect of dramatic improvements in the lives of the world's poorest people, his favorite letter of the year (sorry Bill My...

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Published on January 27, 2015 07:37 • 12 views
Marie Rutkoski Marie Rutkoski's blog:


Eliot made a castle for the bad guys out of Lowell, Heaney, Levine, and Ovid.

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Published on January 27, 2015 07:05 • 6 views
Julie James Julie James's blog:

… you’ll want to read myFacebook post from today, which you can find here. Unfortunately, Facebook has changed its algorithm,decreasing visibility of posts by a page unless those posts are “promoted” (meaning I pay so that more people can see them). BUT, there is a way for you to continue seeing...

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Published on January 26, 2015 14:02 • 8 views
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