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Wendy White Wendy White's blog:
No one knows who you are.

You've never spoken at a conference, published a book, or been quoted in a news story.

And, look, over there: a bunch of intelligent people you admire deeply are discussing something you're interested in. People you've seen at conferences. People who wrote the books you re... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 27, 2014 08:05 • 1 view
A. Piper Burgi A. Piper Burgi's blog:
The deadline of 30 August 2014 is fast approaching...don't miss your opportunity to win an autographed copy of "My Afghanistan Campaign Diary"! Enter the contest by leaving a comment on my FB page and "Like" the contest post so your entry can be collected. Easy...right!?

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Published on August 28, 2014 04:57 • 2 views
Kathleen Valentine Kathleen Valentine's blog:
The other day on Facebook I wrote this status update:Cool, breezy day with lots of salt water in the air. The gulls have been in a big flap about something and carrying on quite loudly. Time to go to Marienstadt for a couple hours--we've got a barn to save.

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Published on August 27, 2014 11:39 • 2 views
Josephine Myles Josephine Myles's blog:
Unsexy Professions

Hi, I’m JL Merrow, and I’m tickled pink to be visiting my good friend Jo Myles today as part of the Caught! blog tour.


Caught72webFallHard72webGiveaway: I’m offering a free signed paperback copy of my Icelandic-set romantic suspense novel Fall Hard (I’m happy to ship internationally) to a randoml...

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Published on August 28, 2014 04:00 • 1 view
Ben H. Winters Ben H. Winters's blog:

Much like the Bob Dylan world tour that began inJuly of 1988 and has continuedever since, myplanned summer-long Reverse Blog Tour tosupport the release of World of Trouble is threatening to become a Never Ending Tour, unanchored from any specificpurpose or unifying principal, much like the whole...

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Published on August 27, 2014 19:06 • 1 view
Helene Young Helene Young's blog:
I’ve been very fortunate to have some wonderful writing mentors and one of those is fellow north Queenslander, Barbara Hannay, who’s also a multi-award winning, best-selling author with over 6 millions books sold worldwide. I have a photo of Barb and me at my first RWA conference where I had a fa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 28, 2014 04:36 • 1 view
Karen Marie Moning Karen Marie Moning's blog:
I promised a quick recap of salient points from the Q&A this past weekend. Here are a few of the highlights:

Q. Was the release date for BURNED really moved?

A. Yes. The release date for BURNED has been moved to April 2014. (This later got moved to January 2015, sorry guys, deaths and serious i... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 26, 2013 18:16 • 11 views
David Soares David Soares's blog:
No número de Setembro da revista LOUD!,
quase a chegar às bancas, assino um pequeno ensaio histórico sobre o
fenómeno da contracultura satânica e feiticeira ocidental, partindo do
imaginário lírico e musical da banda de capa, os Electric Wizard
- grupo que, para esta edição, deu uma excelente ent... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 27, 2014 08:55 • 2 views
Sarah Sundin Sarah Sundin's blog:
André Diethelm, Jean de Lattre de Tassigny, Emmanuel d'Astier de La Vigerie, and General Monsabert reviewing troops, Marseille, France, 29-31 Aug 1944

André Diethelm, Jean de Lattre de Tassigny, Emmanuel d’Astier de La Vigerie, and General Monsabert reviewing troops, Marseille, France, 29-31 Aug 1944


70 Years Ago—Aug. 28, 1944: Crucial southern French ports of Marseille and Toulon formally surrender to Free French troops. British Board of Trade...

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Published on August 28, 2014 01:00 • 4 views
Peter V. Brett Peter V. Brett's blog:


Carol, who has done some incredible contest art and cosplay in the past, enters the Skull Throne Cover Contest with this entry:


Hi, I’ve designed a very simple black & white cover using a repeated skull picture. I tried using the computer to put it together but in the end it was easier to cu...

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Published on August 27, 2014 11:00 • 2 views
Natalie R. Vice Natalie R. Vice's blog:
Just wanted to make sure I announce our '76 Bridges free giveaway on Kindle today! It's the last day for the KDP Select Free download of '76 Bridges, Finding Their Way.
Happy Holiday reading!
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Published on August 28, 2014 04:21 • 7 views
Jenni James Jenni James's blog:
I'm so excited!!!

I have 20 copies of Mansfield Ranch in printed book format for sale.

Send payment to paypal using authorjennijames(a)gmail(dot)com

USA: $16 (includes shipping)
WORLD: $24 (includes shipping)

In the comments section of paypal make sure you give me your address and who to sign the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 27, 2014 12:18 • 6 views
Michael Bluemling Jr. Michael Bluemling Jr.'s blog:
Michael Bluemling Jr.

365 Days of Reflection Towards God’s Love and Acceptance
~June 4, 2014-June 3, 2015~

Day 86-Homestead, Pennsylvania: Getting Through the Eye of a Needle

Being able to crossover from this world to the next is a complex puzzle that is defined through the love of our Lord and Savio... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 28, 2014 04:14 • 4 views
Jonathan  Dunne Jonathan Dunne's blog:
Thanks Stacie
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Published on August 28, 2014 04:13 • 1 view
Patrick Rothfuss Patrick Rothfuss's blog:

So I’ve been traveling a lot lately.


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(Witness the excellent Adem cosplay that happened in London.)


While that means I get to meet a lot of you in person, sign books, and make all manner of amusing tweets about my first time riding first class. It’s not exactly conducive to writing blog posts.


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Published on August 27, 2014 16:04 • 32 views
Lauren Oliver Lauren Oliver's blog:


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Published on August 27, 2014 08:42 • 6 views
Ken Ham Ken Ham's blog:

Well, President Obama’s disregard for biblical authority was made clear once again. The Baptist Press reported last monththat President Obama signed an executive order that could threaten religious freedom:


President Obama has used his authority to extend workplace protections among federal contr...

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Published on August 27, 2014 13:27 • 4 views
Marly Youmans Marly Youmans's blog:
from "Letter from the Editor," Books and Culture Magazine

Speaking of superb novels, let me recommend two others that will be appearing not too long after you receive this issue. In September, Knopf will publish Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel, which imagines the aftermath of a global pand... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 27, 2014 13:00 • 4 views
David Zen David Zen's blog:
The transaction in The Deal involves the Chinese property market. In the novel, as in the reality of 2009-2010, Chinese property prices were rising rapidly. Investors who got in then have generally made a lot of money.

But this is about to change. The market is turning rapidly, as news reports mak... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 28, 2014 04:09 • 23 views
Hugh Howey Hugh Howey's blog:

Heading to Atlanta tomorrow for my first-ever Dragon*Con. Anyone else going? Any Atlanta natives out there?


A few readers have emailed abouta possible Meet-Up, so it’s now officially on.The Meet-Up will be Saturday at noon.The venue isSweet Georgia’s Juke Joint:200 Peachtree Street, Suite #L05Atla...

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Published on August 27, 2014 10:16 • 8 views
Kim Harrison Kim Harrison's blog:

Remember those personalized pre-orders you’ve been making at Nicola’s Books? Well . . . the first of the books have been printed and boxed, and because I have this arrangement with Nicola’s, some have been shipped to my local store so I can sign them before I leave to go on tour. The goal is to h...

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Published on August 27, 2014 06:00 • 5 views
Ann H. Gabhart Ann H. Gabhart's blog:
The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life. ~William Morris
Mom's been gone for over a month now. For a while it's felt like she's still at the memory care facility and I need to go see about her. But that's not so. She doesn't need anybody to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 27, 2014 19:11 • 5 views
Sean Michael Sean Michael's blog:


Finn never dreamed he’d have a mate of his own, especially not one found at the Kennel Klub, where spankings are optional and encouraged. This young werewolf is a fish out of water suddenly thrown in the deep end.

Cort is immediately drawn to Finn but it is clear they’re very different men. A chan... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 27, 2014 07:04 • 9 views
H.L.Oldie H.L.Oldie's blog:
Ура, товарищи!
Вышла в свет новая книга Г. Л. Олди "Шерлок Холмс против марсиан".
На сайте издательства: http://azbooka.ru/book/22166.shtml
В ТДК "Москва": http://www.moscowbooks.ru/book.asp?id...
А там, глядишь, и другие магазины подтянутся.
В добрый путь! Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 28, 2014 03:41 • 2 views
Asa Don Brown Asa Don Brown's blog:
ARTICLE: THE BEAUTY OF CHILDREN

ARTICLE'S LINK:
http://www.ccpa-accp.ca/blog/?p=3653

Author: Dr. Asa Don Brown

Author for the Canadian Counselling & Psychotherapy Association, CCPA

CCPA Column: Relationships, Marriage, and the Family

A complete list of Dr. Brown’s articles can be found @ http://w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 28, 2014 03:36 • 7 views
Katheryn Thompson Katheryn Thompson's blog:
Enlightenment: Britain and the Creation of the Modern WorldThe print boom during Enlightenment bred new varieties of men of letters, including the familar Mr Critic, Reviewer, and Spectator. I thought that it was fascinating, and particularly relevant for a website devoted to reviewing books.
Roy... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 28, 2014 03:35 • 13 views
Marcy Wheeler Marcy Wheeler's blog:

It took McClatchy 21 paragraphs to illustrate why it was such a big conflict of interest for Director of National Intelligence General Counsel to lead negotiations over how much of the torture report would be declassified, as he currently is doing.


According to reports in The Washington Post, Lit...

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Published on August 27, 2014 07:35 • 1 view
Gail Carriger Gail Carriger's blog:
Hello my darling Gentle Reader! I'm back from the land of tea and crumpets.






Teacup Flower Display in Nottingham


I'm so sorry to have been so long away from this blog. I took the grand and fateful step of Traveling Without My Computer. Which basically meant I couldn't do any blog posts and had to r... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 27, 2014 11:20 • 14 views
Kathy Reichs Kathy Reichs's blog:

saturday, September 20, 2014 at 7.15 PM.Bloody Scotland Festival -Albert Halls, Dumbarton Road, Stirling.In conversation with Ian Rankin.http://www.bloodyscotland.com/2014-events/kathy-reichs-chaired-by-ian-rankin/

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Published on August 27, 2014 11:16 • 6 views
Nate Jordon Nate Jordon's blog:


Happy 23rd birthday to the album that changed my life!

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Published on August 27, 2014 07:21 • 1 view
Carl Zimmer Carl Zimmer's blog:

If you explore our genealogy back beyond about 370 million years ago, it gets fishy. Our ancestors back then were aquatic vertebrates that breathed through gills and swam with fins. Over the next twenty million years or so, our fishy ancestors were transformed into land-walking animals known as t...

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Published on August 27, 2014 10:01 • 5 views
Elizabeth Moon Elizabeth Moon's blog:
The family will be at home, along with aging Cleo-cat and Mac the equine drama queen. But I will be on my way tomorrow morning, with some intermediate stops before reaching the airport. DragonCon is always a blast, and I've missed it the past few years as I was supporting the local group putting... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 27, 2014 16:31 • 8 views
Yasmine Galenorn Yasmine Galenorn's blog:
After yesterday’s update, I thought I’d put up a new recipe–in fact I just created this one last night and it was so good, Sam’s lucky he got ANY dinner. 2 lbs ground beef or buffalo 8 cups zucchini noodles ¼ cup Port 2 tbsp chicken or beef bouillon paste/cubes 1 tbsp each: thyme, parsley, […]
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Published on August 27, 2014 08:00 • 9 views
Shanna Swendson Shanna Swendson's blog:
A few weeks (or more, I guess) ago I brought up the idea of doing an Enchanted, Inc. series reread in which I go through a chapter at a time and give kind of a DVD-style commentary on it. There seemed to be some interest in that, so I'm giving it a shot. I'd thought about doing that on alternate... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 27, 2014 09:38 • 6 views
L.M. Roth L.M. Roth's blog:
L. M. Roth QUIZ OF THE DAY from L. M. Roth

The L. M. Roth Quiz of the Day is a quiz for those familiar with the books of L. M. Roth. If you are not familiar with the books of L. M. Roth, you’d better start cramming!

The answer to yesterday's quiz: a precious pearl was NOT one of the objects that Ma... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 28, 2014 03:22 • 4 views
Susane Colasanti Susane Colasanti's blog:
Shiny new author photos for my upcoming City Love trilogy are in the house! Jayd Jacksonis a phenomenal photographer. Like, seriously the best. She shot a few of my book covers and now takes my author photos. Usually you have … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 27, 2014 12:46 • 4 views
Lilith Saintcrow Lilith Saintcrow's blog:

Woodcut of a unicorn So I went on a Diablo III jag last night, and ended up finding a rainbow goblin, which let me into Whimsyshire. I ended up shooting chubby unicorns, bouncing teddy bears, happy little flowers, all into bloody piles of meat.


It was incredibly satisfying.


The rest of the game is okay. I’m still lear...

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Published on August 27, 2014 08:47 • 7 views
Laurell K. Hamilton Laurell K. Hamilton's blog:
DragonCon is in Atlanta this Labor Day weekend, as usual. Also, as usual, I’m going to be there on panels, doing signings, and enjoying the con. My first panel is: An Hour With Laurell K. Hamilton Time: Fri 02:30 pm … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 27, 2014 21:04 • 17 views
Melissa Wiley Melissa Wiley's blog:

It’s going to take me a little while to recreate my habits talk in this space. I wrote down thesequence of pointsI wanted to address and examples I wanted to use, but I wound up not using my notes at all, except to read a couple of Charlotte Mason quotes. But I recall pretty well what I said, and...

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Published on August 27, 2014 17:22 • 2 views
Meljean Brook Meljean Brook's blog:
Frozen

LETTING IT GO


Starting tomorrow at noon, it’s going to be on this blog … one chapter at a time.


It’s not a serial. It’s a cattle prod up my ass.

So here’s the deal with FROZEN: I’ve been trying to write it for almost two years now (not constantly, because there were other thingslike Guardian Demon a...

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Nalini Singh Nalini Singh's blog:

I shot this last year during my trip through the South Island of New Zealand. Wish I could have a cabin on the banks! So stunning there. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 28, 2014 01:46 • 13 views
Donald Miller Donald Miller's blog:

Still, well into adulthood, I find myself just wanting to fit in. It’s not in the same way as it was in high school of course. I’m not hoping to be invited to the right party or pretending to smoke a cigarette or claiming my drink in my plastic cup isn’t water.


This was how I “fit in” as a teen....

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Published on August 28, 2014 00:00 • 5 views
Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow's blog:




My latest Guardian column, Adapting gadgets to our needs is the secret pivot on which technology turns, explains the hidden economics of stuff, and how different rules can trap you in your own past, or give you a better future.




Depending on your view, the stuff you own is either a boon to busines...

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Published on August 27, 2014 05:33 • 5 views
J. Hartshorne J. Hartshorne's blog:
What genre is it?

This was one of the hardest things to figure out when logging the stories with the publishers. The only ones I could safely rule out were fantasy, sci fi and historical fiction, as the stories are firmly rooted on Planet Earth in the mid-2010s.

Are they mysteries? While Hercule Po... Read more of this blog post »
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