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Joseph Max Lewis Joseph Max Lewis's blog:
Friends: Last week, I asked are all tail wags the same?

Nope! In fact, tail wagging is its own canine language. According to Discovery.com, dogs wag their tails to the right when they're happy and to the left when they're frightened. Wagging low means they're insecure; and rapid tail wagging acco... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 25, 2017 05:23 • 1 view
Jason Navallo Jason Navallo's blog:
Lior Rachmany first arrived in New York from Israel in 1998, with the hopes and dreams of making it in the music industry. He began serving as a moving man for one of his current competitors during the day, while rehearsing his music at night. After eight years, Rachmany recognized the rapid grow... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 24, 2017 07:35 • 1 view
Martina Frammartino Martina Frammartino's blog:
George Orwell ha pubblicato Fiorirà l’aspidistra nel 1936, quindi ben prima delle sue due opere più famose, La fattoria degli animali (1945) e 1984 (1948). Niente fantastico in questo caso, ma la vicenda di un uomo qualsiasi che vive la … Continua a leggere → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 25, 2017 00:04 • 1 view
L.E. DeLano L.E. DeLano's blog:

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Two years ago today, at 4:30 in the afternoon, my life completely changed. I was a single mom with two kids, barely any money in my bank account, and a dream in book form. The phone rang, Swoon Reads offered me a two book deal, and I became a genuine, bona-fide mainstream YA author....

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Published on July 24, 2017 07:58 • 11 views
Alister Mairon Alister Mairon's blog:

Porque siempre es fácil poner excusas...
Escribir no siempre apetece, menos aún con este calor sofocante que soportamos (sobretodo aquellos que no hemos ido al Celsius este año), y en eso de buscarnos pretextos para no trabajar los juntaletras somos genios.
De hecho, lo hacemos con tanto talento q... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 25, 2017 01:30 • 10 views
Vikki Patis Vikki Patis's blog:

The first Cornish Writing Challenge ran from April-June, and drew in a variety of excellent short stories. Read on to find out more about runner-up Liz Carr, and read her submission, A Mere Mortal.


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Liz Carr has been a writer and editor in higher education, for charities, and commerci...

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Published on July 24, 2017 05:00 • 1 view
Katie Lewington Katie Lewington's blog:











An Impossible World

S.P. Cervantes

Publication date: July 25th 2017

Genres: Adult, Dystopian, Romance


What would happen if terrorism spread and hate took over? What would the world become?


Isabella (Belle) Grey trained her entire adult life to protect those around her––training that would...

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Published on July 24, 2017 16:30 • 1 view
A. V. San Martín A. V. San Martín's blog:
Respira, respira profundamente. Cierra los ojos y vuelve a respirar. Suelta el aire despacio, muy despacio. Mantén alerta y despejados los orificios nasales. Olfatea. ¿A qué huele? ¡¡A VACACIONES!! ¡Sí! ¡Eso es! Lo cierto es que no importa que las tuyas ya hayan pasado o este año no las veas ni... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 24, 2017 12:15 • 7 views
B. Love B. Love's blog:

Hey, Beloved!


With my rebrand underway I realized I never really introduced myself. Can I do so now? If you don’t mind, I’d like to meet you back here again Wednesday to introduce you to my next set of characters.


First, B.


Where should I begin?


I started writing at the age of 12. Music. Poetry at 14...

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Published on July 24, 2017 10:00 • 1 view
Cam Barber Cam Barber's blog:
Public speaking has evolved.

 


Cam Barber was interviewed by Elizabeth Matsangou for European CEO Magazine about the relevance of modern public speaking in business. Here are some interesting points from the interview:



The art of public speaking has changed significantly since Martin Luther King, Ne... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 24, 2017 04:29 • 1 view
Teresa Irizarry Teresa Irizarry's blog:
Photo by Iker Urteaga on Unsplash

One of my favorite scriptures starts off “Test everything, hold fast what is good.” 1 Thes 5:21. If feels like like a license to explore, to find true limits vs. false, to not take everything at face value. Work to keep what is good, and reject evil, seems a licen...

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Published on July 24, 2017 13:40 • 10 views
Michael Dante DiMartino Michael Dante DiMartino's blog:














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THE COMIC BOOK ELEMENTS OF AVATAR AND KORRA - San Diego Comic Con Panel



Hey Korra Nation! Today was the @darkhorsecomics Avatar and Korra Comic Con panel and it was amazing! Avatar fans packed the room to see Korra comic artist Irene Koh, creator @michaeldantedimartino and Korra voic...

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Published on July 24, 2017 10:26 • 1 view
Barnabas Piper Barnabas Piper's blog:

In this episode of The Happy Rant Ted, Ronnie, and Barnabas do what they always do – taken the quirks and oddities of evangelicalism and culture.



Acts 29, famous for aggressive manly preachers and faux lumberjacks hosted a gala at a nice hotel
Why do Pastor’s need special retreats and vacations?
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Published on July 25, 2017 04:04 • 1 view
Sara Gottfried Sara Gottfried's blog:
With the release of my newest book Younger, I’ve spent a lot of time recently thinking about aging. As a doctor, I not only look at the physiological external effects of aging, such as the wrinkles, hair loss, and weight changes, but also the internal changes: thinning bones, failing memory, risi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 24, 2017 12:05 • 13 views
Mia Villano Mia Villano's blog:

Now that so many of us carry around tiny pocket-size computers, more and more of our Internet time happens on phones and tablets — not just browsing, but creating. You’ve been asking for a better publishing experience in the WordPress app to make mobile publishing smoother. Today we’re introducin...

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Published on July 24, 2017 06:52 • 7 views
Nicola Chase Nicola Chase's blog:

I posted an entry in October 2015 about the evolution of acceptance I had experienced by the neighbors on the block where I live, here in New York. It remains of the more poignant pieces of my transitional jigsaw. However ten days ago, one of the neighbors I referred to in that article, passed aw...

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Published on July 24, 2017 14:27 • 1 view
Sarah Mackenzie Sarah Mackenzie's blog:

In my earliest days of homeschooling, I had ideas about what our homeschool would actually look like.


You know what I mean… right?



kids who don’t squabble with one another
kids who LOVE learning
days that run smoothly, with lots of “free time” for our family members to pursue their interests

And then...

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Published on July 24, 2017 20:29 • 8 views
Jean M. Heimann Jean M. Heimann's blog:


St. James the Greater


July 25 is the feast day of St. James the Greater. St. James is known as the Greater, in order to distinguish him from the other apostle James, our Lord’s cousin. St. James the Greater was one of the apostles of Jesus Christ, the son of Zebedee and Salome, the brother of J...

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Published on July 24, 2017 21:35 • 9 views
Ian Thomas Malone Ian Thomas Malone's blog:

This episode was a strange one. Sam picked pus riddled greyscale off of Ser Jorah and Grey Worm had sex with Missandei, two things I hardly expected season seven to deliver. As if that wasn’t enough fun for one episode, Reek abandoned ship to board a piece of driftwood, presumably to find Gendry...

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Published on July 24, 2017 10:55 • 9 views
Marshall Ryan Maresca Marshall Ryan Maresca's blog:
Bad Movies
As I’ve said before, there’s something to admire about a movie that points to the fences and swings with everything that it has.  Because Krull is just that movie.  It really wants to be the epic fantasy movie-- it wanted to be the movie that did for epic fantasy what Star Wars  was for spa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 24, 2017 06:00 • 9 views
Mikki Kells Mikki Kells's blog:

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Now first, I have to say, that the plot you’re able to come up with in one day is not going to be without its flaws, but coming up with it all at once, the entire story unfolds right in front of you and makes you want to keep going with it. So, where to begin?



What is your prem...
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Published on July 24, 2017 14:21 • 1 view
Lisa Hess Lisa Hess's blog:
When I was in my twenties, I looked forward to becoming a feisty old lady -- some day. I wasn't in any hurry, but I imagined my twenty-year old self, still of sound mind, if not body, actively a part of conversations and the general narrative of society some seventy years down the road.

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Published on July 24, 2017 07:13 • 11 views
Julia Quinn Julia Quinn's blog:

JQ has updated everyone’s favorite frequently-asked-question: What’s the biggest mistake you’ve made in your books? Go on, click. You know you want to know the answer.

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Published on July 24, 2017 19:47 • 20 views
Martine Jane Roberts Martine Jane Roberts's blog:
  Mr Darcy’s Proposal A Pride & Prejudice Variation By Martine Jane Roberts   Copyright © 2017 by Martine Jane Roberts All rights reserved, including cover photo and book contents. No part of this book, cover, image or content may be reproduced in any form, or by electronic, mechanical means,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 25, 2017 03:09 • 14 views
Betty Owens Betty Owens's blog:
Deborah Dee Harper is a Christian author of humorous and inspirational books for both children and adults. Her latest release is Faux Pas, A Road’s End Mishap.  The title kind of gives away the lighthearted intent, doesn’t it? I read the first book in the series, Misstep, and have to say, she mix... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 25, 2017 01:00 • 13 views
Lucy V. Hay Lucy V. Hay's blog:


Weird Writing Habits

The quirks of writers are no stranger to the cannons of lore that constitute calling down the muse in the creative quest to get words on the page. Or more simply, when it’s time to turn up at your desk and get some shit done!


From Hemingway, who wrote standing up to Truman Ca...

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Published on July 25, 2017 01:20 • 13 views
Joseph Dante Joseph Dante's blog:

This isn’t about writing style like you might think, or about carving out my own identity in the literary landscape. This is about actual voice and how I’m trying to change it.

I’ve always been soft-spoken. You’d think by now I’d be used to being talked over, interrupted, and not allowed to finis...

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Published on July 24, 2017 18:33 • 12 views
Amy J. Hamilton Amy J. Hamilton's blog:


FREE BOOKS. LOADS OF THEM ONLY UNTIL 30th JULY

Everyone likes something for free. For a limited time only, 24th July-30th July if you're after books to download for the summer that won't cost a penny, go to this link:

http://www.andreadomanski.com/promo

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Published on July 25, 2017 03:04 • 14 views
Laura   Brown Laura Brown's blog:

I’ve been seeing this question pop up on the hashtag, with hopefuls pondering if they are ready and if they will be ready in time. I have thoughts on this so I decided to dedicate a blog post to it.


First and foremost: you can’t win if you don’t try. Yes, the mentors do not want a first draft—and...

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Published on July 24, 2017 07:04 • 1 view
Joey Garcia Joey Garcia's blog:

Sleeping too little or too much, nausea, loss of appetite or overeating, phantom muscle aches, disturbing dreams, diarrhea, excessive weight gain or loss, restlessness and chest pains——these are all symptoms of a broken heart. As relationships turn shorter and more intense, heartbreak is becoming...

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Published on July 23, 2017 13:13 • 9 views
Amanda S. Green Amanda S. Green's blog:

A little more than a week ago, Justine Diamond was shot and killed by officers responding to a call about a potential sexual assault. Unfortunately, it is all too common to pick up a newspaper or see internet headlines and seeing a police-involved shooting. But this one, in many ways, illustrates...

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Published on July 24, 2017 06:31 • 1 view
Jennifer Faye Jennifer Faye's blog:














Can’t Stop Lovin’ You
Maverick Junction #3

By: Lynette Austin
Forever Yours

























THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME

Maggie Sullivan can't wait to get out of Texas. Luckily, she just got the break she needed to make her big-city dreams a reality. But then Brawley Odell swaggers back into Maverick Junction, loo...

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Published on July 24, 2017 21:00 • 10 views
Dani DiPirro Dani DiPirro's blog:

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While moving can be exciting, it's often pretty stressful. For the past few weeks, I've been helping parents pack for an upcoming move, which included my own mini-move because a lot of things they've been holding on to for me had to find their way into my (tiny!) apartment. Beca...

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Published on July 24, 2017 05:23 • 15 views
Sofía Calvo Foxley Sofía Calvo Foxley's blog:
Las experiencias, los sentimientos, sus diversos contextos de vida traducidos en concepto, ideas e imágenes motivaron a Rodrigo Lira a crear su marca de indumentaria para mujeres y hombres, Selva Punk. Esta etiqueta se ha convertido en su desahogo y una manera de expresión, "brutalmente elegante... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 24, 2017 03:00 • 13 views
Ruth Soukup Ruth Soukup's blog:

Budgeting Basics | Real World Financial Advice | Teach Your Kids About Money | From Piggy Bank to Personal Responsibility | 10 Money Tips for TeensDoes your teen know how to handle money? Like it or not, they'll be on their own soon, and without a good grasp on budgeting basics and real-world costs (not to mention college expenses), they could be in for a hard road after high school. Here are 10 things to teach your teenager about money rig...

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Published on July 24, 2017 04:00 • 16 views
Val McDermid Val McDermid's blog:

Head over to Val’s Facebook page to enter a competition to win a complete  set of Tony Hill and carol Jordan thrillers…


*COMPETITION*

Tell us why you love Val’s books in the comments below, and you could win a complete set of Tony Hill and Carol Jordan thrillers!

T&Cs: https://www.facebook.com...

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Published on July 24, 2017 03:49 • 10 views
P.D. Workman P.D. Workman's blog:

A review by my hubby of Endless Change, originally posted on Flamestr’s Thoughts. Thank you, sweetie!


[image error]How far would a teenager go to keep a girl?  How much would he do to impress a girl?  Parker is a shy, typically awkward guy who has never attracted a girl. He is just in his own litt...

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Published on July 22, 2017 21:25 • 1 view
Nelson Zagalo Nelson Zagalo's blog:
A escrita é bastante particular, elaborada mas acessível, dotada de uma pontuação intensiva, com ênfase na vírgula, que pauta o ritmo das frases e conduz o sentir da experiência de leitura, aproximando-a do tempo da ação. São 48 horas em 100 páginas, durante as quais pouco acontece ainda que pare... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 24, 2017 06:48 • 15 views
Stephanie Yoder Stephanie Yoder's blog:

There are so many ways to keep your relationship strong and to grow alongside your partner. For me and my husband, our preferred method is travel.


I first met Nathan in a hostel dorm room in Edinburgh, Scotland. It was 2011, and I was on a European backpacking trip just after college, traveling wi...

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Published on July 24, 2017 02:31 • 10 views
Jill Eileen Smith Jill Eileen Smith's blog:

We are back from another whirlwind trip–this time to North Carolina. As we have never been to this lovely state, it was a nice, albeit different experience. Randy had fun seeing the sites while I went to a speaker’s conference. A novelist at a speaker’s conference? Um…well…yeah. I thought the sam...

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Published on July 24, 2017 18:40 • 1 view
Marc Aplin Marc Aplin's blog:
As I recall, the first rumours I heard of the book that became The Court of Broken Knives was seeing the author’s lament on social media that an agent had found it too brutal, too gory, too grimdark to contemplate representing it. Nonetheless – as has happened to so many authors – one agent’s poi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 24, 2017 23:00 • 13 views
Γιάννης Μακριδάκης Γιάννης Μακριδάκης's blog:

Καλησπέρα Γιάννη, εύχομαι να σε βρίσκω καλά.


Έχει αρκετό καιρό που τελείωσα το ”όλα για καλό” και έχει λίγες μέρες που άρχισα να το ξαναδιαβάζω! Μου συμβαίνει αυτό, να θέλω να ξαναδιαβάσω κάποια βιβλία, όπως και με καλές ταινίες να θέλω να τις ξαναδώ.
Λοιπόν δε χρειάζεται να πω πολλά, το βιβλίο είν... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 25, 2017 00:56 • 12 views
Nana Prah Nana Prah's blog:
I'm so excited. Destiny Mine - book #2 in the Destiny African Series is on audio. I can't tell you how wonderful it was to listen to my characters come to life. I laughed quite a bit because both Esi and Adam are hilarious. At least in my opinion. You can come to your own conclusion. My face hea... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 24, 2017 21:00 • 13 views
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