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Laurel Richards Laurel Richards's blog:
Today I have Charlie Cochrane guest blogging with me. She’s here to give some good advice to aspiring authors and let you know about her book In the Spotlight. Welcome, Charlie.

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Does anyone else have a problem with keeping their trap shut? The sort of problem that means you end up volunteering fo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 25, 2017 06:24 • 11 views
Paul Colt Paul Colt's blog:
The Mason County War started as a dispute over range stock ownership between German settlers in Mason County and southern sympathizing native Texans from neighboring counties. The Germans were Union loyalists. A series of violent incidents escalated to an ethnic feud.

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Published on March 25, 2017 06:22 • 10 views
Michael Brachman Michael Brachman's blog:
The Ark Lords (Rome's Revolution #2) by Michael BrachmanYesterday, I covered some of the loose ends that remained at the conclusion of The Ark Lords. Those loose ends were limited to the dispersal of the (now former) Darwin Project members, aka the Grays.

Today I would like to cover a few of the salient items that OMCOM mentioned right at the end of t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 25, 2017 06:51 • 1 view
Nicholas A. McGirr Nicholas A. McGirr's blog:
Hello Everyone! I hope you've had a chance to read the Prologue to Growing Dim, my very first hardcover release!

Apologies for the slight delay in the next chapter, but there have been some slight publisher issues that I was handling before I released the next chapter to you.

Of course, you can pur... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 25, 2017 05:48 • 24 views
Bruce W. Perry Bruce W. Perry's blog:
For those readers looking for "some place else to go" after reading one of my recent novels, you might give Gone On Kauai a try.

This Hawaii noir thriller received good notices from Kirkus Reviews and Crime Fiction Lovers (for what it's worth–tastes vary don't they!), and received a thorough rewr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 25, 2017 05:18 • 29 views
Emmy van Ruijven Emmy van Ruijven's blog:

Begin februari besloot ik om blogs in de spots een beetje om te gooien; ik wilde bloggers complimenten kunnen geven en daarom vroeg ik jullie om (anoniem) jullie complimenten in te zenden. Ik kreeg ontzettend veel complimenten voor bloggers binnen (wel 93!). Wat zijn jullie toch lief allemaal! Va...

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Published on March 24, 2017 23:00 • 18 views
Cassandra Aarssen Cassandra Aarssen's blog:

A quick how-to make a Spring or Easter Centerpiece using everything from The Dollar Tree! Dollar Tree Decor projects are always my favourite and I love seeing what I can create on a budget under $20.


For more DIY Dollar Store Easter & Spring Decor Ideas, check out my Dollar Store Spring and Ea...

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Published on March 24, 2017 18:21 • 11 views
Patricia Camille Antony Patricia Camille Antony's blog:


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It is Not Your Fault, an undated tract published by Evangelical Tract Distributors, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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Published on March 24, 2017 17:58 • 1 view
Sarah J. Palmer Sarah J. Palmer's blog:

So far Fridays have been reserved for my writing journey post where I catch you up on how my writing has been going that week. Well, that shall be no more…Sort of. I’ve noticed my tendency to go off on a tangent in those posts, I can’t help it, I’m selfish. I want to talk about my entire week not...

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Published on March 24, 2017 10:54 • 10 views
Igor Guzun Igor Guzun's blog:

Să mergi în fiecare zi la școală și să plătești acolo cu tinerețea ta.


Să poți rezolva ecuații, dar la gară și la poștă să nu te poți descurca.


Să faci o facultate, un master și să nu-ți găsești un loc de muncă,


Iar atunci când îl găsești, salariul să nu-ți ajungă.


Să-ți plece copiii din țară ca să-ș...

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Published on March 24, 2017 12:05 • 14 views
Didi Oviatt Didi Oviatt's blog:

My brother came up to me with a particular bounce in his step a couple of weeks ago. With a very wide and genuine grin he was clearly excited. We don’t usually have much in common to talk about, and he very obviously had something big to tell me. “Soooooo.” He said with a gigantic smile, “One of...

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Published on March 24, 2017 11:04 • 13 views
Rebecca Renner Rebecca Renner's blog:

This post was originally published on obraartifact.com.


“You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture.  Just get people to stop reading them.”  – Ray Bradbury


 


My students groaned when I passed out the books.


“I thought you said we weren’t reading another novel,” said the kid in front.


“I wa...

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Published on March 24, 2017 14:46 • 15 views
Lucy Banks Lucy Banks's blog:

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Sigh. You can’t beat a good spooky story, can you? For the most part, classic ghost stories focus on human entities – grey ladies, headless men or wandering nuns, for example. However, every so often you get a lovely animal-based tale, which makes for a refreshing change.

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Published on March 24, 2017 07:40 • 1 view
Aaron E. Carroll Aaron E. Carroll's blog:

I’ve been travelling, so I’m late to post this. Sorry!


You might think that once drugs, devices and medical procedures are shown to be effective, they quickly become available. You might also think that those shown not to work as well as alternatives are immediately discarded.


Reasonable assumption...

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Published on March 24, 2017 06:30 • 1 view
Faith Rivens Faith Rivens's blog:

Happy Friday friends,

Life’s been keeping busy, but I’m doing my best to make time for y writing. I’m actually ahead with Heralding and managed to write a short story this past week that I’ll submit to a few places next week.

Anyway, I’ll be posting a small update Sunday on the writing front.

For...

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Published on March 24, 2017 09:49 • 13 views
Ariel L. Hodge Ariel L. Hodge's blog:
Fan Art Fri #19
 Fan art, character design and rights retained by original creator.All images and text are copyrighted © by Ariel L Hodge. The use of any image or text from this site is prohibited unless prior written permission from the artist is obtained.

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Published on March 24, 2017 05:00 • 1 view
Caitlyn Lynch Caitlyn Lynch's blog:
It is very, very rare that I DNF (did not finish) a book. I made an exception for this one.In the first 20%, there was “slamming on the breaks” “look what the cat drug in” and a joke about LYNCHING.I can’t put myself through any more. AVOID.I don’t normally advocate for book burning, but this is... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 25, 2017 00:02 • 11 views
David  Walton David Walton's blog:

The cover for THE GENIUS PLAGUE has just been released to the world!  The art is by Eric Nyquist, who did the covers for Jeff Vandermeer’s ANNIHILATION series.  So why is there a giant mushroom with a map of the continents on it?  Read on…


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What if the pandemic you thought would kill...

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Published on March 24, 2017 20:52 • 2 views
Abbie Roads Abbie Roads's blog:
Favorite Lines Friday: March 24, 2017

You’re a writer. You’re awesome. Share your favorite lines from your novel here.




*Open to published and unpublished writers*

This is a positive place for writers! A place where you can show off your writing!


In the comments, post some of your favorite lines from...

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Published on March 24, 2017 05:00 • 12 views
Marilyn R. Wilson Marilyn R. Wilson's blog:
Thanks to Fotowerks for this image of me with photographer Ed Ng
and Harry Leonard. I couldn'tget my posts up as quickly as I do
without their hard work!Thursday at Vancouver Fashion Week the excitement started to build from the moment the doors opened.  Photo taking before and after shows began... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 24, 2017 13:44 • 11 views
Amy Braun Amy Braun's blog:

There are two reasons I decided to review Devon Monk’s steampunk adventure novel Tin Swift, book 2 of the Age of Steam series, rather than book 1. First, I was instantly addicted to these books and flew through them. Second, while they both have special places in my hearts and had me literally as...

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Published on March 24, 2017 16:15 • 15 views
Matthew Catania Matthew Catania's blog:

So there’s no through-line to this week’s blog! You like hearing anecdotes about my glossy-pelted kitty, right? Someone in the neighborhood honked their horn during my cat’s lunch, & she immediately left her meal to go to the door as if she expected her ride had arrived.


I found dirty footprin...

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Published on March 24, 2017 13:27 • 13 views
Nitin Yaduvanshi Nitin Yaduvanshi's blog:


“ये कया वीसी साहिब, आज लहंगे में हाथ नही लगाईयेगा” “पैसा भी लेंगे और देंगे भी नही”“मुहं में आग है बाबु, चोली में अंगारे है”“नाचते गाते है तो कही भी बजा दीजियेगा” इसी तरह के संवाद जब सवरा भासकर की ठेठ जुबान से बिखरते है तो सीधे दरशको के दिल, दिमाग और भी कई हिससों पर असर डालते है.. 1 घंटा 53 मिनट क... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 24, 2017 11:42 • 11 views
F.T. Lukens F.T. Lukens's blog:

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I love playlists. If you need a great playlist for busting through writer’s block, Lin Manuel Miranda, composer/creator of Hamilton, just posted a link to his spotify with an amazing playlist. 10/10 Highly recommend.


The playlist that I’ve created here isn’t so much a list of all the...

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Published on March 24, 2017 09:49 • 14 views
Tracy Kiss Tracy Kiss's blog:

Fitness is a huge part of my life as a very active personal trainer and mother; not only do I require underwear that’s functional and supportive for my gruelling routines but I refuse to compromise on quality and fashion despite the perils of dressing a large bust. Thankfully Emporio Armani have...

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Published on March 24, 2017 05:49 • 13 views
Joshua D. Jones Joshua D. Jones's blog:
Ravens brought him bread and meat in the morning and bread and meat in the evening.’
-1 Kings 17.6
Elijah unleashed his prophetic message upon the unsuspecting King. That short and single word did more to upset Ahab’s political-religious agenda than all the internal pundits and foreign powers co... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 25, 2017 01:13 • 13 views
Pepi Valderrama Pepi Valderrama's blog:

It’s been a while since I last featured super cute Funko Pops. This time I decided to add to the pot a shelfie. The list contains ten gorgeous Pops and ten amazing books. (Well, more than ten if you take a closer look at the shelfie.) As a Marvelite, I have an enormous amount of super cute and ba...

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Published on March 24, 2017 09:38 • 12 views
Hannah Heath Hannah Heath's blog:
"That book changed my life."

"This character's strength helped me through a rough patch."

"That message was one I really needed to hear."

This are just a few phrases that I'm pretty sure we've all heard. I've never found statements like this odd. After all, I also have read books that have shaped my... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 24, 2017 06:49 • 12 views
J.S. Frankel J.S. Frankel's blog:
Sounds sort of negative, doesn't it? Well, it's something I've learned over the past couple of years, especially the last few months. I love writing, always have and always will, but I've also learned that you cannot really depend on people. Not going to rant about reviewers...been there, done th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 25, 2017 04:17 • 13 views
Oliver Jeffers Oliver Jeffers's blog:


They come and go…



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Published on March 24, 2017 12:16 • 11 views
Anastasia Romanov Anastasia Romanov's blog:
Título: La Gran Muralla

Año: 2016

País: China

Género: Ciencia Ficción - Fantasía - Acción - Aventura

Clasificación: B15 (México)

Duración: 104 minutos

Elenco Principal: Matt Damon, Tian Jing, Willem Dafoe, Andy Lau, Pedro Pascal, Hanyu Zhang & Lu Han

Dirección: Zhang Yimou


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Published on March 24, 2017 17:34 • 13 views
Oliviu Craznic Oliviu Craznic's blog:
Oliviu Craznic159. Înlocuind „sexul” (masculin/feminin) cu „genul” (masculin/feminin) când vorbești despre indivizi, transformi oamenii în substantive.
Hitler îi transforma în numere, deci nu este chiar fără precedent.

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Published on March 25, 2017 04:15 • 55 views
Raine Balkera Raine Balkera's blog:
Book Title: Mended Hearts (Torn Hearts, #2)  Author: M.E. Gordon  Genre: Contemporary/NewAdult  Release Date: March 25, 2017  Hosted by: Book Enthusiast Promotions Elizabeth~ My heart had just been splintered by the man I thought I was in love with. Betrayed by one mislead by the other. My twiste... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 24, 2017 22:00 • 9 views
Daniel W. Kelly Daniel W. Kelly's blog:

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Want a prime example of how OCD can destroy lives? Even though I should have stopped after the franchise took a turn for the worse with the third film, I’m still buying Killjoy movies on DVD because I began way back in 2000, and I would go insane if my collection wasn’t complete. But even more...

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Published on March 24, 2017 22:42 • 12 views
Arkady Babchenko Arkady Babchenko's blog:



Ну, ладно, черт с ним, с пивом. Два дня попил, и уже нехоцца. А вот что меня здесь действительно радует, так это зеленина. Свежайшая, хрустяшшая, вкусняшшая, мммм.... Мясо тут немного дороже - но качество, конечно, совсем другое - а вот ассортимент овощей-фруктов и их свежесть и вкусность просто...

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Published on March 25, 2017 02:58 • 11 views
Ashe Vernon Ashe Vernon's blog:




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“These poems are epics in their own right.” - Caitlyn Siehl

Wrong Side of a Fistfight is a book about the kind of softness that doesn’t come easy: the hard-won kindness, the impossible self-acceptance. It’s a book about healing from the things you though...

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Published on March 24, 2017 17:09 • 11 views
Yanis Varoufakis Yanis Varoufakis's blog:

On the eve of launching its European New Deal policy framework in Rome, DiEM25 held a press conference where Yanis Varoufakis issued the following statement prior to a Q&A session with gathered journalists. With this statement DiEM25 announced its determination to bring the European New Deal ...

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Published on March 24, 2017 20:13 • 12 views
Damion Hamilton Damion Hamilton's blog:
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Published on March 24, 2017 19:05 • 1 view
Tara Sue Me Tara Sue Me's blog:

I won’t lie. I knew exactly what day it was. Tuesday, March 21. A normal day to many, but for approximately 2000 romance authors, it was OMG TODAY THEY MAKE RITA CALLS DAY.


But I’m under tight deadlines and I have a daily word count I must hit (or TheMasterelse I’ll end up working when we go to Whistler, C...

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Published on March 24, 2017 17:49 • 12 views
Ronald J. Rossmann Jr. Ronald J. Rossmann Jr.'s blog:
Arrow Grade: F

Sure, let's just destroy everything about this show in one fell swoop...

Why not...

This episode is one giant middle finger to the fans who have stuck with the series despite its steady decline in writing and storytelling...

Thanks, Guggenheim...

Now, please go kindly Frak yourself...

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Published on March 24, 2017 14:57 • 13 views
Laura Vanderkam Laura Vanderkam's blog:

IMG_2956I spent several hours last night at the local high school for the Reading Olympics, which my 9-year-old was participating in. The judge asks questions about books from a list of about 30 books. The teams huddle and appoint a spokesperson to answer the question. My son had been told the requiremen...

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Published on March 24, 2017 06:37 • 16 views
Sean  Dietrich Sean Dietrich's blog:

Troy University—one year ago. It’s raining hard. The bleachers in Sartain Hall Gymnasium are filling with people.


Outside the gym: a Haynes Life Flight helicopter parked on the pavement. There are fire trucks, police cruisers, and five-hundred acres of ambulances.


They’ve come from Coffee, Pike, Co...

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Published on March 25, 2017 01:42 • 14 views
Ryan Lanz Ryan Lanz's blog:
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? eARC, 288 pg. Tor Books, 2017 Read: January 11 – 12, 2016 There are so many things that I want to say about this book, I don’t know if I’ll be able to get to them all — seriously, I have a checklist that’s daunting — but… Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 24, 2017 16:22 • 9 views
Kristin  Addis Kristin Addis's blog:

An archipelago of over 7100 islands, its unsurprising that island hopping made it to the top of our Philippines bucket list.


As we planned our two-month itinerary, we sought after remote beaches, delicate sandbars, and uninhabited islands – our idea of paradise.


drone sea islandEvery internet search and blogger re...

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Published on March 24, 2017 06:27 • 11 views
Kelly Elaine Kelly Elaine's blog:
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Published on March 25, 2017 03:50 • 10 views
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Published on March 24, 2017 10:44 • 12 views
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