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Max Hawthorne Max Hawthorne's blog:
I’m a passionate angler. I caught my first fish when I was five; a two-pound rainbow trout that - to my youthful eyes - looked like Godzilla. But my obsession with fishing didn’t really surface until I was in my mid-twenties. I was a personal trainer at the time, and when I told my co-workers I w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 22:58 • 1 view
Don Pizarro Don Pizarro's blog:


"The graceful life is just a matter of the path you choose."

That, my friends, is the goal for this chapter of my life. And, yes, maybe I'll throw in a 3/4 movement and then a heavy guitar/horn breakdown while I do it, too.
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Published on July 03, 2015 20:59 • 1 view
Yunus Kuntawi Aji Yunus Kuntawi Aji's blog:

Saya mengatakan pada Uti untuk berkunjung ke rumahnya dan ternyata saya disambut hangat tidak hanya oleh orang tuanya, tetapi juga kakak adik dan om/tantenya.

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Published on June 25, 2015 23:49 • 2 views
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 • 26 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 • 23 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 • 2 views
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 • 2 views
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 • 3 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 • 2 views
Gretchen Morgenson Gretchen Morgenson's blog:
Some investors have criticized the Samsung C&T-Cheil merger, saying it is being struck at a price that is unfair to the C&T shareholders. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 20:11 • 2 views
Christian Kiss Christian Kiss's blog:

http://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2015-krugman-battles-austerians/


old video games are beautiful art hehee/// as of krugman i didnt read his blog icannot comment about it. as far as i know there is not a single occasion where austerity helped. it is a narrow measure on a broad thing like hte eco...

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Published on July 04, 2015 10:15 • 4 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 • 3 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
Matt Cary Williams Matt Cary Williams's blog:


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Published on June 26, 2015 12:25 • 4 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
Toby Neal Toby Neal's blog:
Initial wows at Jasper

Elk? Or caribou? Either way magnificent


Day eighteen in Jasper National Park, I slept in as Mike sneaked out for his morning recon mission exploring, fishing, and possibly taking a photography boat tour. I just wanted to be in one place for awhile. After I got up I went into the lobby to use the...

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Published on July 04, 2015 15:54 • 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
David Bergsland David Bergsland's blog:

Daniel's Mighty Men Cover600x800 Some of you may have noticed that I’ve had a sale on all of my Christian books for a couple of months now. They’ve all been $.99 everywhere I remembered to change the price.


It’s been a good thing, but now it’s time to get this book to a reasonable price. That will probably happen before the end...

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Published on July 04, 2015 10:56 • 2 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 • 4 views
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 • 6 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 • 31 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
Claire Gager Claire Gager's blog:

One of the joys I get from working as an author and as an educator is that I am able to impart knowledge, wisdom, and sound advice to young people on a daily basis. In a recent “session” with my students, I had the opportunity to use one of my favorite analogies for perseverance – being refined l...

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Published on July 04, 2015 13:12 • 2 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 • 4 views
Sierra Demulder Sierra Demulder's blog:

I have chills thinking about those of you who will receive your copy of my new chapbook this week. When I was younger, my favorite book was The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath. I remember feeling so connected to her words, I would read the book close to my face and fall asleep holding it to my chest. As...

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Published on July 04, 2015 12:57 • 5 views
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 • 6 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
Philip Chu Philip Chu's blog:


A Lotta Bull by zamchick @wordseye #typeapicture

https://www.wordseye.com/view-picture/23217

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Published on July 04, 2015 09:45 • 5 views
Dan Santat Dan Santat's blog:


Aloha.

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Published on July 04, 2015 12:16 • 4 views
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 • 34 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 • 5 views
Tracy James Jones Tracy James Jones's blog:

Tracy James Jones:

Happy 4th of July!


Originally posted on MUSETRACKS:


MuseTracks wishes you afun and safe holiday. And for our friends abroad, happy Saturday!



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Published on July 04, 2015 12:11 • 5 views
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 • 17 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
Michelle Garren Flye Michelle Garren Flye's blog:

Dear Amazon,


Happy Independence Day. To celebrate, I’m taking my first steps away from you. My first book to make the parting of the ways official isSaturday Love,which is the first of my books to come free of the Kindle Select program.


I’m looking at other ways to makeSaturday Loveavailable across...

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Published on July 04, 2015 07:29 • 2 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
Thierry Sagnier Thierry Sagnier's blog:
July 4th, like a lot of long summer weekends, always makes me feel like everyone is out of town, or sort of like being stuck on campus during the Christmas holidays. So for the past couple of years, if the spirit moves me, I go and watch a parade.

Last year, I stayed in my bedroom community in No... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 17:13 • 5 views
Christina Li Christina Li's blog:

In Defence of the Realm by Bernie CondonDaniel 11:32 “…but the people that do know their God shall be strong, and do exploits.”


What does it mean to be strong and to do exploits? Is it simply an adventure? Like one of David’s mighty men? These men were crazy awesome, right out of the heroes from The Lord of the Rings or The Hobbit.


I lo...

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Published on March 13, 2015 21:38 • 1 view
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 • 7 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 • 7 views
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