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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 • 20 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 • 6 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 • 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!
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Published on July 04, 2015 13:33 • 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 • 5 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 • 5 views
Tamara Ireland Stone Tamara Ireland Stone's blog:


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Published on July 02, 2015 18:18 • 5 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 • 4 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 • 1 view
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 • 4 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 • 2 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 • 1 view
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 • 4 views
Tara Lain Tara Lain's blog:

Hi —

First, let me say if you haven’t seen the new cover for my upcoming release, KNAVE OF BROKEN HEARTS, Click HERE to check it out! I’m madly working on my book i have to finish in a few weeks, but i wanted to stop and share this classic John Stewart segment. Man, are we going to miss this dude...

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Published on July 04, 2015 14:42 • 8 views
Melanie Nilles Melanie Nilles's blog:
Edit: This is a personal post, not a writing post.

Tomorrow is our Independence Day holiday. I hope all my fellow Americans have a happy and safe holiday weekend!

As for me, I'm currently in a stable place in my health. Balancing histamine levels can be frustrating, but when they're stable, life i... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 03, 2015 07:59 • 5 views
محمد إلهامي محمد إلهامي's blog:
في هذا اليوم (17 رمضان) قبل مائة عام تقريبا (1329هـ = 1911م) توفي الزعيم المصري أحمد عرابي، قائد الثورة المهزومة –ولا أقول: الفاشلة- بعد حياة حافلة شاقة تقلب فيها بين النعيم والجحيم، بين الزعامة والنفي، بين النصر والهزيمة، بين البطولة والاستسلام.. فكان هو وكانت ثورته حدثا جليلا جديرا بالنظر والاع... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 06:29 • 5 views
Margaret Roach Margaret Roach's blog:

WHAT MAMMALS DO YOU SHARE your backyard with? We’ve all read the headlines: coyotes in New York City and Chicago, [read more…]


The post your backyard’s ‘other’ mammalian residents, with dr. roland kays appeared first on A Way To Garden.



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Published on July 04, 2015 11:40 • 2 views
Mohammed Alamin Mohammed Alamin's blog:
قبل النوم، وأثناءه، وبعده، تطاردني ذكريات محمومة عن أيام كانت لنا. لكأن توقيت النساء توقف عندك! قبل أن أسقط فيك كانت النساء كائنات غريبة، حتى أنتِ، ربما لهذا السبب اقنع نفسي أني ظللت -قبل أن أصارحك- أربع سنوات ونصف السنة أراقبك من على البعد، لا أجد منك فكاكاً في مخيلتي وفي الواقع أعجز عن رد السلا... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 15:51 • 15 views
K.E. Mullins K.E. Mullins's blog:
Many of you often wonder where authors get there bases for their characters. Mine are simple:

1. Work
2. Family
3. Strangers

Now, don't get me wrong. I don't pick from these groups at model all traits after these people. But, it's more like a starting point. Meaning...a shell for me to start my chara... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 15:51 • 5 views
Stina Leicht Stina Leicht's blog:
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Published on July 04, 2015 12:08 • 6 views
Grady  Miller Grady Miller's blog:
People ask if I uncovered any proof of organ-trafficking while researching "The Hostages of Veracruz." Over time I interviewed many intelligent people, who were all doctors and health officials. And it cut right down the middle: there were those who believed and those who didn't.
For years I have... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 15:45 • 5 views
Marie Lu Marie Lu's blog:


Doodling by the pool on a beautiful Fourth of July. Happy Independence Day, State-siders!

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Published on July 04, 2015 13:49 • 20 views
Delilah Devlin Delilah Devlin's blog:

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Yesterday, was exciting. My daughter showed up at our door with all her kids, soaked to the skin because she’d walked with them from across the road in a deluge. The alarm for gas went off in her house. We dumped the kids, then went back across the road to see what we could do. We live in the co...

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Published on July 04, 2015 07:17 • 1 view
Sue  Brown Sue Brown's blog:
For a short time I'm deleting my Facebook and Twitter. Nothing has happened. I'm just not able to focus with them on and I've not got enough will-power to stay off them. Once I've finished my book I'll be back.


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Published on July 04, 2015 10:12 • 11 views
Cristina Buzoianu Cristina Buzoianu's blog:

Daca trecutul poate fi considerat un prolog, atunci celebra serie Cantec de Gheata și Foc a lui George R.R. Martin, cea mai inventiva si cea mai fascinanta saga fantasy a timpurilor noastre, ce sta la baza serialului HBO Urzeala tronurilor, merita o introducere pe masura. Lumea de Gheata si Foc... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 08:34 • 2 views
Tim Challies Tim Challies's blog:

Thomas Kidd writes of The Final Break Between God and Country. “As proud as we may be of the American tradition, our nationalistic mixing of faith and state can make it difficult for us to see when the nation has gone wrong. It can also make it hard for us to know what to do when the nation has p...

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Published on July 04, 2015 04:36 • 5 views
Andrea Gibson Andrea Gibson's blog:


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Published on July 04, 2015 09:21 • 4 views
Haley Whitehall Haley Whitehall's blog:
Pleasured by a Ghost by Haley Whitehall

Confederate soldier Randal Hartford promised his intended he’d wed her after the war and make her dreams come true. Killed at the Battle of Shiloh, he returns in ghostly form. Although not the reunion she expected, he fulfills her every fantasy.


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Published on July 04, 2015 15:12 • 5 views
Charlie Cochrane Charlie Cochrane's blog:
Princess Anne was in Romsey yesterday to unveil the war horse memorial, in memory of those (human and equine) who served at the local remount depot.

I didn't get to see any of the events, but my youngster did. This 'horse' was magnificent:

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We must not forget all who gave their lives, two footed or... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 08:58 • 4 views
Bette Midler Bette Midler's blog:

HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY! Let’s think about the gumption it took for the Colonies to declare themselves a new nation. I stand in awe.

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Published on July 04, 2015 10:40 • 5 views
Moira J. Moore Moira J. Moore's blog:
I've calmed down about the whole being exploited situation. It's still offensive but I've decided to just draw my lines, get what I can out of it, and get out.

Canada Day celebrations had to be cancelled on Wednesday due to rain. They're being held today but it's just not the same. It seems a rat... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 12:35 • 4 views
Ryan Field Ryan Field's blog:
Blake Skjellerup's Hawaiian Wedding

One of the things I enjoy about LGBT news lately are the names I see of people I never heard of and know absolutely nothing about. Blake Skjellerup is one of those names, and his husband, Saul Carrasco, is another.

Evidently, BS is an Olympic skater and SC is a d... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 12:17 • 1 view
Melinda M. Snodgrass Melinda M. Snodgrass's blog:

Major game neepery is about to ensue so if you’re not into Mass Effect this may seem like I’ve begun speaking in tongues.


So I had this fantasy about the DLC I’d loved to have played. I had fun with the Citadel DLC, but thought there were a number of missed opportunities. And I’ve spent a lot of t...

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Published on July 04, 2015 09:19 • 8 views
Eve Langlais Eve Langlais's blog:
Act of Submission

by


Mandy M. Roth

Paranormal Shifter Military Special Ops Romance

Book Three in the PSI Ops Series


Haven Carey has given up everything to seek out the man responsible for her brother’s death, but she gets a lot more than she bargained for when she comes face-to-face with the tal...

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Published on July 04, 2015 05:01 • 3 views
Kate Hill Kate Hill's blog:

The Red King

by Kate Hill

Release Date: July 01, 2015

Format(s): Ebook

Heat Level: Erotic

Pairing(s): M/F

Genre/Themes: Fantasy

Length: Super Plus Novel

ISBN: 9781419993534

Purchase Links:All Romance Ebooks/Barnes and Noble


Blurb:


Torn from her beloved convent home, Delia is forced to marry Areus of Lorti...

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Published on July 04, 2015 13:57 • 5 views
Eden Winters Eden Winters's blog:
As I'm mentioned in my posts, I constantly strive to grow as an author, and a dear friend recently helped with that by challenging me to write erotica.

I tried, really I did, but I'm a romance writer at heart, so I couldn't help leaning toward that theme. However, I should warn readers that my new... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 04, 2015 12:55 • 1 view
Selena Kitt Selena Kitt's blog:
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Rose never expected to see herSpecial Forces Army Ranger stepbrother, Sean, again, not after what happened to her mom—and his dad. They’ve experienced too much loss, but when Sean comes to take her on aroad trip, she realizes j...

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Published on July 04, 2015 03:45 • 5 views
Colleen Houck Colleen Houck's blog:
Word Clouds


I’ve had a lot of fun playing with word clouds recently on a website called Tagul. I’ve been able to download my entire book into a program that looks for the most common words in the manuscript and then creates a word cloud for it. This just proves there is an app for pretty much ever...

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Published on July 04, 2015 08:00 • 5 views
Rosina Lippi Rosina Lippi's blog:


Exercise:


In a brief paragraph tell me about this ten year old girl: her name, where she lives, and the single most interesting thing about her.


There’s no right or wrong, just let your imagination fly.In a week’s time I’ll pull a name at random and that person will get one of the two The Gilded Ho...

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Published on July 04, 2015 12:34 • 1 view
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