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Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold's blog:
Some persons were complaining about the kerning... now corrected, with another last tweak. LAST, you hear me...? Time for this project to go in!




We hope it will go live sometime next week.

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Published on July 04, 2015 20:47 • 2 views
Carline Francois Carline Francois's blog:
In thanksgiving we celebrate this special day.

This day we let freedom ring.
We remember our past & prices
paid for all peoples to be free.
We remember that it is in freedom
that we can love our fellow man.
We remember that it is in freedom
that we can bring goodness & hope
to one another.

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Published on July 04, 2015 20:48 • 19 views
Melanie Karsak Melanie Karsak's blog:
It's July and summer reading in my house is well underway. I've been reading my kids Russian fairy tales all summer (Grandma Petrovich would be proud) and I've been reading all things mermaid! One of my forages afield this summer was to read a work by another steampunk author dipping their toe in... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 16:00 • 1 view
Martina Boone Martina Boone's blog:
Our July workshop is now open. We'll take the first five Middle Grade, Young Adult, or New Adult entries that meet all guidelines and formatting requirements. Click here to get the rules. I will post when it opens and closes on Adventures in YA Publishing and on twitter (@etcashman), with the has... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 09:00 • 1 view
Leslie Bratspis Leslie Bratspis's blog:
This just in! August 15th from 1-3 p.m. I'll be at the Barnes and Noble book store in Silverdale, WA located at 10315 Silverdale Way NW. If you're in the area please stop by. Free bookmarks for all, and autographed books for sale.

"VANILLA GRASS" is the story of John Carrows, a Vietnam Vet with PT... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 20:38 • 2 views
Jerome R. Corsi Jerome R. Corsi's blog:

economic freedom

Editor’s Note: This is the fourth story in a series about the unprecedented dependence Americans have on their federal government. The first story shows how the food-stamp program has doubled under President Obama, as it did under President George W. Bush. The second story reports the strain o...

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Published on July 04, 2015 17:28 • 1 view
Christian Kiss Christian Kiss's blog:

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no. or hell no. they are not discriminated. they can marry like anyone else. they can make a second religion that allowsi t – then it could be an exceptional thing under religious freedom but even then its tricky. they are simply not discriminated. there is no right to mar...

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Published on July 04, 2015 09:55 • 2 views
Sera Trevor Sera Trevor's blog:
I hope everyone is enjoying this year's Don't Read in the Closet! I'm still technically on vacation, but I'm taking a break from gazing at mountains and traipsing through ghost towns to let you know that the edits for my contribution, A Shadow in the Sun, have officially been completed! The word... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 19:49 • 2 views
Jade C. Jamison Jade C. Jamison's blog:

Happy American Independence Day, my friends!


This year, I once more contributed to the Pink Shades of Words anthology, which benefits breast cancer research. This project is fronted by an amazing woman named Glorya Hidalgo who puts together the anthology (along with a lot of other projects) each y...

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Published on July 04, 2015 12:02 • 2 views
Alexandra Swann Alexandra Swann's blog:
Today is July 4, 2015. Tonight, skies across the U.S. will light up with fireworks as we celebrate this nation's 239th birthday. Against the backdrop of these celebrations, we will see increased law enforcement presence as a reminder that there is a violent segment of the globe that wants to see... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 10:52 • 2 views
Katy Leigh Foster Katy Leigh Foster's blog:
The next series of my "From a Boy to a Godly Man" series will be available by July 19, 2015! This next volume is subtitled "A Boy's Bible Study of Joseph."
In order for me to teach this Bible study, God had to teach me. Completing this book has been a personal spiritual journey, battle, and awake... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 19:21 • 6 views
C.B. Cook C.B. Cook's blog:
Hullo, everyone! I hope you’re having a wonderful Independence Day, celebrating our freedom and remembering those who fought to get and keep it. Make sure to give everyone hugs today! *throws red, white, and blue confetti* And as many of … Continue reading Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 11:03 • 6 views
Elaine Ostrach Chaika Elaine Ostrach Chaika's blog:

Oh, no! Not the subjunctive again! If you ever studied a European language, you may recall with horror your teacher trying–badly–to explain it to you. He she probably told you English doesn’t have a subjunctive. Worse yet, he or she never really put a finger on what it was and what its purpose wa...

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Published on July 04, 2015 12:04 • 1 view
Edward Lorn Edward Lorn's blog:

Review:


Lisey's Story - Stephen King



I have such a love/hate relationship with this book. For one, it’s full of twice-used ideas. Everything you find inside Lisey’s Story is taken part and parcel from other King novels. The idea of being haunted by a spouse and one half of the marriage being an author is Bag of Bones to a...

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Published on July 04, 2015 10:06 • 5 views
Uvi Poznansky Uvi Poznansky's blog:


A long time ago I used to think that my youth was to blame for failing to understand my wives. No longer can I use that excuse, because I know all too well, there is no youth in me anymore. Which leaves me as baffled as ever, especially when it comes to the one woman I adore: Bathsheba.When I cat... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 09:25 • 2 views
Kimberly Labor Kimberly Labor's blog:
4th of July. Don't like it. For one thing, I love England: how silly of the USA ever to have split from the United Kingdom! I don't like the fireworks, the "bombs bursting in air." Who can possibly like reminders of bombs, of warfare? I don't like ardent nationalism. I like the uniqueness of diff... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 18:56 • 30 views
Summer Brennan Summer Brennan's blog:


Mermaids in the wild.

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Published on July 04, 2015 15:25 • 5 views
Jagannath Rao Adukuri Jagannath Rao Adukuri's blog:

Antigone is mere particle of dust,

Burying a piece of dust thou art.

In our religion we do not bury it.

We only burn it with a holy water

Walking thrice with a pot of holes.


Anyone is Antigone dust particle.

Anyone walks thrice with the pot .

She wants dust buried in honour.

Otherwise the blind prophet s...

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Published on July 04, 2015 15:59 • 4 views
Jared R. Lopatin Jared R. Lopatin's blog:
PictureThis year, I've decided to challenge my writing skills by creating a weekly short story based on suggestions from my readers posted here or on Facebook. Suggest any three of a character, location, object, or genre, and I will craft a story.

This week's story is KC inspired:
PictureSAFE She could hear it... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 09:25 • 1 view
Elizabeth   Brown Elizabeth Brown's blog:

…and happy Hot Guy Saturday to everyone not in America ;)


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Image source: dnamagazine.tumblr.com/



(Ironically, with my favorite Canadian, Nick Bateman)


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Published on July 04, 2015 08:01 • 6 views
Romy Beat Romy Beat's blog:
LA PUTTANA l’itaGlia ! … si … lìtààiiaa ! … si … la (Fù) grande … (E … da un bel pezzo) piccola … piccolissima … ITALIA ! … Che … come una bellissima, affascinante, stupenda, capricciosa, erotica e seducente … Continue reading Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 08:59 • 5 views
Jean Cowden Jean Cowden's blog:
To the eight people who won one of my free books, I hope you enjoy it. I mailed them , Friday July 3rd. They are on their way. I mailed them book rate, and hope they don't take forever to get to you. Thanks, Jean Cowden
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Published on July 04, 2015 18:35 • 6 views
Dan Santat Dan Santat's blog:


Aloha.

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Published on July 04, 2015 12:16 • 1 view
Initially NO Initially NO's blog:
Initially NODiscrimination akin to violent racism... Have you experienced that and had it denied? I have. I advise all responsible persons to please read definitions first before arguing with me over this one. It is not okay to deny me work, or forums to speak, because I'm a psychiatric survivor. It is not... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 18:06 • 33 views
Hairun Fahrudin Hairun Fahrudin's blog:

Barisan panjang biksu berjubah warna jingga dan berjalan tanpa alas kaki, menjadi pemandangan menarik yang mengawali pagi hari di kota Luang Prabang, Laos utara.




Para rohaniwan Buddha itu melakukan ritual Tak Bat, upacara pengumpulan sumbangan yang menjadi tradisi aliran Buddha Theravada sejak be... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 06:19 • 2 views
London Saint James London Saint James's blog:
I wanted to take a moment to wish all of my readers, friends, family, and all those American soldiers and veterans out there a Happy 4th of July. Have a wonderful and safe holiday weekend.



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Published on July 04, 2015 09:52 • 1 view
Nora Roberts Nora Roberts's blog:
I grew up with four brothers, had two sons, so I’m used to being outnumbered by the male of the species. That experience came in handy the last few days. Last year I took Kayla on a little trip to NYC. A few days where she’d be able to choose what she wanted to do. That included lots of shopping,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 07:28 • 15 views
Delilah S. Dawson Delilah S. Dawson's blog:

Disturbing things are happening on the internet. tl;dr: A teen on tumblr called John Green creepy, someone else demanded he defend himself against accusations of harassment/abuse, he got upset, his friends and other writers jumped in to defend him and, in some cases, remind teens that publicly sa...

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Published on July 04, 2015 15:01 • 6 views
Augusta Scattergood Augusta Scattergood's blog:
Food from books- what could be more fun?

Check out these pictures and menus from some of our favorites:

http://www.brainpickings.org/2014/04/16/fictitous-dishes-dinah-fried-book/

One of my first writing gigs was a column on BOOK CLUBS for Skirt!
(a regional magazine, and yes, that exclamation point i... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 13:33 • 6 views
Ted Dekker Ted Dekker's blog:

They call her the Queen of the Outcasts. Maviah, a woman whose fate was sealed on her birth by this world-unwanted, illegitimate, female, a slave-subject to the whims of all. But then she met a man named Yeshua who opened her eyes. She found strength in his words, peace from the brutal word aroun...

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Published on June 25, 2015 08:32 • 5 views
John  Starley Allen John Starley Allen's blog:
Hi Everybody!

The book giveaway for A Splash of Kindness is now complete. Congratulations to the winners! The books have been sent out. For the US winners the books should take 7-10 days to arrive. Outside of the US will be longer.

When you have finished the book, you may want to go to my website h... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 16:59 • 6 views
Brian Weimer Brian Weimer's blog:
It's tough being patient when waiting for good reviews to appear for your own book, however, that's what I've been struggling with. I'm tempted to buy the first person pizza who reads and leaves a positive review for Nexus: Polarity here and on Amazon. I don't want to beg. I'm more dignified that... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 16:52 • 6 views
Tamara Ireland Stone Tamara Ireland Stone's blog:


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Published on July 02, 2015 18:18 • 6 views
Drew Karpyshyn Drew Karpyshyn's blog:
Next update August 8 Happy 4th of July and a belated Happy Canada Day! It’s summer here in Texas. It’s hot and – unlike previous years – it’s very, very humid. But we needed the rain, so who am I … Continue reading
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Published on July 04, 2015 16:40 • 7 views
P.M. Pevato P.M. Pevato's blog:


Happy Fourth of July to all of my American author friends and young adult readers!!

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Published on July 04, 2015 08:28 • 3 views
مرجان محمدی مرجان محمدی's blog:

«خوشبختی، پروانه ایست که وقتی دنبالش می دوید به چنگ نمی آید اما وقتی آرام بمانید ممکن است برشانه تان بنشیند.»

ناتانیل هاثورن (Nathaniel Hawthorne 1804- 1864) نویسنده آمریکایی، برخی از آثار: مجموعه داستان سرزمین بومی من، رمان فانشاو، اکسیر حیات.


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Published on July 04, 2015 00:18 • 6 views
Cameron Conaway Cameron Conaway's blog:

Here’s the spot in Philadelphia where Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence. Location: 700 Market Street, at the corner of S. 7th Street in […]


The post Where Jefferson Wrote the Declaration of Independence appeared first on Cameron Conaway.

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Published on July 04, 2015 05:12 • 3 views
Stefanie London Stefanie London's blog:

Hi everyone! I’m back with another video. Today I’m talking about how to submit a manuscript to a romance publisher and some of the ways you can get your manuscript in front of an editor. I hope you enjoy!


Don’t forget to subscribe if you want updates when new videos are available and if you have...

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Published on July 04, 2015 16:24 • 5 views
Peter L. Berger Peter L. Berger's blog:

More Americans will celebrate the Fourth this yearwith their own sparklers and bottle rockets, thanks to newly relaxed fireworks regulations in red and blue states alike.The Wall Street Journal reports:


Georgia lifted a longtime ban July 1 on the sale of consumer fireworks that shoot into the air...

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Published on July 04, 2015 11:00 • 4 views
Justin Bienvenue Justin Bienvenue's blog:

Upon seeing someone else's thread it got me thinking to the ole library discussion. I remember a few years back when I published my first novel one of the first places I went to try and promote it was my library. To my surprise they told me they cannot because the library is a non-profit establis...

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Published on July 04, 2015 13:30 • 8 views
Morgan Rhodes Morgan Rhodes's blog:


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Published on July 04, 2015 08:50 • 1 view
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