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Grace Burrowes Grace Burrowes's blog:

Gotta love those librarians! Nine out of the ten books chosen for the Library Journal’s list of Best Romances for 2014 are historical romance, and one of them is What A Lady Needs for Christmas! (Franklin, Babette, and I are all doing nip-ups!)


Original article: What’s Afoot Oct. 22

©2014 Her Grace...

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Published on October 22, 2014 19:09 • 3 views
Omar Farhad Omar Farhad's blog:
Book Reviews
Burqas Are Awesome
by sarahwathen • August 22, 2014

A Book Review of Honor and Polygamy by Omar Farhad

(Find it on Amazon here.)

Okay, burqas aren’t exactly awesome, but…read on.

As soon as I read the description of “Honor and Polygamy” by Omar Farhad, I knew I wanted to read it—the subjec... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 21:02 • 26 views
Leigh Bardugo Leigh Bardugo's blog:





' My Alina,' he said softly.




Ooohhh

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Published on October 22, 2014 14:00 • 1 view
Bradley Poage Bradley Poage's blog:
Everyone,

I am pleased to announce that I have just finished a new story, titled Bedtime Tales of Horror: Best Lover.

It will be up on Kindle soon. More details to come!!
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Published on October 22, 2014 20:53 • 20 views
Richard A. Knaak Richard A. Knaak's blog:
Please check out my FB page for more info!

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Richar...
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Published on October 22, 2014 20:51 • 3 views
Emerald Emerald's blog:

logo book hooksNow that I have a book (books, actually, but the erotic romance one is the one I’m emphasizing in MFRW promotions :)) of my own, I get the pleasure of taking advantage of Marketing for Romance Writers (MFRW) promotional opportunities like Book Hooks! A number of authors participate each week, so...

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Published on October 21, 2014 21:01 • 1 view
Zoltan Istvan Zoltan Istvan's blog:
My Transhumanist Future of #Sex story also got a mention on popular site Nerve: http://www.nerve.com/entertainment/li...
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Published on October 22, 2014 20:44 • 7 views
Theodora Goss Theodora Goss's blog:

This is my second attempt to map the fairytale heroine’s journey in a specific tale. I’m calling this project Mapping the Fairytale Heroine’s Journey. As you may know if you’re following along, I started with a blog post called “The Heroine’s Journey,” in which I listed ten steps or stages the fa...

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Published on October 22, 2014 17:24 • 3 views
Rachel DeFriez Rachel DeFriez's blog:
Download Grey Knights, the chilling sequel to Grey Matters, for only .99$ until October 31. Get your copy today. http://http://www.amazon.com/gp/produ...
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Published on October 22, 2014 20:35 • 4 views
Jo Graham Jo Graham's blog:
A reader asks, "What's the relationship between your two series the Order of the Air and the Numinous World? Are they the same universe?"

Yes, both sets of books take place in the same world, but in different periods and with different sets of characters. Gull, in all her incarnations, is the main... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 12:01 • 3 views
John  Pattison John Pattison's blog:
Well, I (Chris) am excited to be doing a bunch of Slow Church events in the Mid-Atlantic states next month! Dates include...
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Published on October 22, 2014 19:04 • 1 view
Felicia Day Felicia Day's blog:

I had a day off this weekend from shooting Supernatural, and I was walking around downtown Vancouver on Saturday, sampling all the artisan coffee I could get my throat around. At one point I saw a pair of guys walking towards me wearing gamer shirts. Black short-sleeved, one Halo and one Call of...

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Published on October 22, 2014 15:42 • 34 views
Krisi Keley Krisi Keley's blog:
A beautiful ray of light after a challenging summer of family difficulties, I would like to offer my belated and heartfelt thanks to S & H Publishing for welcoming me and my first two Friar Tobe Fairy Tale Files to their family of excellent authors and for the lovely feature in their October... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 08:11 • 5 views
Hayden Thorne Hayden Thorne's blog:
After reluctantly filing away my in-stasis WIP, I dug out another unfinished piece that I can finally complete. It was technically going to be the third novella for The Book of Lost Princes, but the plot proved to be more complicated than what a 20K-word piece could realistically handle. So Grave... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 20:18 • 5 views
Scott M. Baker Scott M. Baker's blog:

“Okay, I get it. If I write one page a day, in a year I’ll have a novel. My problem is I have no idea what to write about.”

You’re sitting on a mother lode of ideas. You just haven’t mined them yet.

A good story, no matter what the genre, is about conflict. It’s about developing your main character... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 04:00 • 6 views
Dianne Sylvan Dianne Sylvan's blog:

A bit more than a month into using my Erin Condren Life Planner, and I’m still quite enamored of it. I’ve been having fun making stickers and trackers for other people (many of which can be used in other kinds of planners or on calendars), but the ones I make for myself are especially enjoyable....

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Published on October 22, 2014 08:28 • 7 views
Helen Lowe Helen Lowe's blog:

On Monday, I commenced a two-part post looking at some favourite heroines from SFF I’ve read over the past three years (since my Six Great Heroines Of SFF, Part 1 & Part 2 posted in 2011.) All ten heroines are in books by contemporary authors that have been relatively recently published, i.e....

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Published on October 22, 2014 10:30 • 1 view
Alexander Chee Alexander Chee's blog:

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I get a new mug, as I begin work on a new novel.



I am working on a new novel because the previous one is finally in production.


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A friend writes. She remembers how it was when she first moved on to a new novel, and warns of the way a new draft can depress you after all the long hours on someth...

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Published on October 22, 2014 16:21 • 8 views
Olivia Cunning Olivia Cunning's blog:
I felt the need to share some hotties on this fine Hump Day. You’re welcome. Have a great week!
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Published on October 22, 2014 06:00 • 14 views
Nicholas Bolock Nicholas Bolock's blog:
Beginning Regolith has been easier than anything I've started before, and that's odd because it's one of the two novels that I'm going into nearly blind. Writing it has been easy, yet staggered. I'm easily distracted and I'll admit to it.

So far, the past/present style plot is working nicely and a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 20:10 • 9 views
Linda Kage Linda Kage's blog:

It's been forever since I updated my blog. I've turned into such a blogging slacker! But maybe I can use the excuse that I've been busy writing stories to pardon me (which I really have been). So, here's what's been up in Linda Kage land:

First up, my blog and website have been redesigned.I'm so... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 06:25 • 6 views
Eirik Gumeny Eirik Gumeny's blog:
… just to watch him get trapped in a Sisyphean cycle of medical department posturing and endless hospitalizations. In case it’s not obvious, I’m still stuck at Stanford. I’m less angry about it, but that’s mostly the Benedryl. Anyway, when … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 15:47 • 9 views
Penelope Douglas Penelope Douglas's blog:


Add it to Goodreads---> http://bit.ly/1nzDhJZ
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Published on October 22, 2014 20:02 • 25 views
Robin E. Mason Robin E. Mason's blog:
The month of October is a special time for me:
my debut novel, my baby,
Tessa,

will be released IN PRINT on Halloween!
WHEEEEE!!!!!

PHOTO REALISM



As a child, Marni Miller was not the driven and unyielding woman encountered in Tessa. An only child, growing up in the 40’s and 50’s, Marni was further is... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 20:01 • 7 views
Rachel Neumeier Rachel Neumeier's blog:

Chuck Wendig has an entertaining post up: Five ways to respond to a negative review: a helpful guide. Funny! Also topical, as it happens. I’m sure it’s not a coincidence that Chuck posted about negative reviews this week!


Those of you who aren’t in the writer/blogger Twitter stream and who don’t h...

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Published on October 22, 2014 11:13 • 6 views
Peter Jason Payne Peter Jason Payne's blog:
My complete story compillation Subversion is finished. Drafts 1 and 2 were Outlier and Human Frailty respectively. The 3rd and final draft, Subversion: The Complete Works of Peter Jason Payne is complete and will be released soon in both e-book and print format.

Perhaps the book will sell, perhaps... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 19:58 • 5 views
Loukia Borrell Loukia Borrell's blog:
Author Kathy Reinhart recently featured fellow author Mark Hummel on her blog. Yes, Hummel was promoting his books, but he was doing something else far more important: Thanking his wife for her support. Simply put, he couldn't do it without her. In the race to humiliate people on the Internet, it... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 19:51 • 5 views
Nandini Goel Nandini Goel's blog:
I live in a Joint Family. Who governs my Joint Family? Today, I finished reading “Social History of Deccan” by Richard M Eaton, and I am surrounded by numerous thoughts regarding the effects of quest of conquering.Having the hangover of this reading, I developed some understanding about the tensi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 20, 2014 02:12 • 19 views
Beth Revis Beth Revis's blog:
Silvernis the stunning sequel to Christy Farley's Gilded.I have such love for this trilogy (and haha! I got to read the third one already :P ). I've been critique partners with Christy since well before either of us was published, and I just am so, so happy for her and everything she writes.

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Published on October 21, 2014 21:00 • 4 views
Robert Peake Robert Peake's blog:

What a day it has been. I woke up to the news that my beloved spiritual teacher and friend since childhood, John-Roger, passed away in the early hours at the age of eighty. If there is one thing he taught me, it is to keep doing good, no matter what.


Tonight my sister-in-law and our much-loved lit...

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Published on October 22, 2014 09:49 • 1 view
R.J. Scott R.J. Scott's blog:
Coming January 2014...

Storming Love: Blizzard - Seth & Casey

I was invited to write a story in the MLR press 'Storm' series. My book is the story of Seth and Casey and will be out with MLR very early 2015.

The story is about Seth McGuire, a school teacher on a school trip, stranded with pupils... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 02:18 • 1 view
Carly Phillips Carly Phillips's blog:

Hey guys. I just wanted to pop in and say I’m around … but exhausted. A lot of family migraine drama. As in you can’t make this stuff up. So please bear with me when I can’t get things posted! Just know I haven’t forgotten you! xo

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Published on October 22, 2014 03:00 • 6 views
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 • 31 views
John C. Maxwell John C. Maxwell's blog:
What causes leaders to quit being inquisitive? Leaders stop asking questions, and stunt their growth, due to insecurity, low self-esteem, arrogance, contentment, and distractedness. Let’s take a moment to examine each reason.InsecurityAs leaders, we know others are looking to us for guidance, and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 11:06 • 18 views
Kristin van Ogtrop Kristin van Ogtrop's blog:
Get the daily thought in your inbox. See more inspiring quotes on our Pinterest board. What’s Hot on RealSimple.com 10 Secrets of Home Cooks (And How You Can Become One, Too!) 8 Surprising Health Benefits of Red Wine 5 Cute Trick-or-Treat Bags You Can Make YourselfFiled under: Daily Thought
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Published on October 22, 2014 04:30 • 1 view
Dawn Metcalf Dawn Metcalf's blog:
I am going into the editing cave for Book 3. I will re-emerge with a beautiful butterfly of a book or whenever the feeling hits me as there is Halloween, Dia de los Muertos, various contests and a tour coming up but right now I have to type. A lot.

*closes door*
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Published on October 22, 2014 05:39 • 3 views
Kate McMurray Kate McMurray's blog:

I’m setting up a blog tour for When the Planets Align, which is out December 19! I’m billing it as kind of a gay When Harry Met Sally… albeit less funny. But two guys who have been friends forever have a romance that spans fourteen years and I’m so elated to have this book go out into the world....

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Published on October 22, 2014 11:30 • 4 views
Amy Plum Amy Plum's blog:
Artist Victoria Tomeo with her DIE FOR ME-themed photos.

Artist Victoria Tomeo with her DIE FOR ME-themed photos.


Artist Victoria Tomeo (15) featured two DIE FOR ME-themed photographs in her exhibition at Gallery212 Miami, and I couldn’t be more honored! Two of the 23 photos in her debut show are images of her dog-eared DIE FOR ME books, entitled “Plum...

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Published on October 22, 2014 13:02 • 13 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 • 5 views
John   Birmingham John Birmingham's blog:

And it's awesome.

You can listen to mission chatter in the background while you work, or just the eerie wailing of the space between the stars.

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Published on October 22, 2014 16:35 • 7 views
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 • 6 views
Tamora Pierce Tamora Pierce's blog:











The Mike Brown they don’t want you to see. Never forget. #nojusticenopeace #staywoke #arrestdarrenwilson


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Published on October 22, 2014 13:42 • 5 views
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