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Joseph Legaspi Joseph Legaspi's blog:
Myth #5. "Good writers need to have a special gift." No, anyone can learn to write well. You can develop it. Like all skills, it requires focus, patience and willingness to learn, as well as practice and dedication to keep sharpened.

Myth #4. "Good writing is spontaneous, fast and easy." Unless yo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 21:15 • 1 view
Bryan Nyaude Bryan Nyaude's blog:
I think my greatest work, in all three series I have written, is definitely the Legacies of Monsters. The main character is despicable, but this series signals my growth as an author, and what I have learned.
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Published on February 09, 2016 20:25 • 3 views
Bria Daly Bria Daly's blog:
Hurry to download a free copy of A Plan Worth Changing on Amazon from Feb 8 - 12.

Nikki is recently divorced after 8 wasted years. Because she’s always been good, she decides that it’s time to shake things up a little, but her idea to meet a bad boy and have some fun is met with amusement from th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 20:16 • 3 views
Kazeem Olalekan Kazeem Olalekan's blog:

The stool is the United Kingdom and the legs are (1) Politics (2) Economy (3) Healthcare and (4) Security/Defence. All those four legs have to be strong and of equal length to support us when we are tired and also to support us when we aspire for something higher.

- The Doctrine of Universal Trut...
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Published on February 09, 2016 20:01 • 3 views
John   Greco John Greco's blog:
Check out the cover for my new e-book, "Lessons in the Dark." Coming soon! https://twentyfourframes.wordpress.co...
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Published on February 09, 2016 19:56 • 7 views
Kaje Harper Kaje Harper's blog:
Tracefinder Contact (Tracefinder, #1) by Kaje Harper I was fortunate enough to be invited to do an interview on Rainbow Gold Reviews, as well as receiving two wonderful and different reviews of Tracefinder: Contact

It's been fun watching how people respond to Nick and Brian - almost as many reactions as readers. I'm 35K into the sequel - Book 2 -... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 20:01 • 10 views
Douglas Hackle Douglas Hackle's blog:
I have in my possession two shiny new copies of the Bizarro Starter Kit (Red) from Eraserhead Press. If A) you’d like me to mail you a copy to an address in the United States and B) are willing to write an honest review of the book here on Goodreads and/or Amazon, let me know in the comments her... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 19:36 • 6 views
Gary Delanoeye Gary Delanoeye's blog:
As a speaker in a Masters in Education program I had the occasion to meet many teachers from Southern California. My topic... characteristics of students in juvenile correctional facilities. At every such speaking engagement I asked the audience, "Who is familiar with the juvenile justice system... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 18:58 • 7 views
Barbara Venkataraman Barbara Venkataraman's blog:
People ask me how I come up with ideas for my books. The answer? I live in Florida! Check out the latest crazy story involving assault with a deadly weapon/dangerous animal at a fast food window.

http://www.actionnewsjax.com/news/flo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 18:32 • 7 views
Leah Haney Leah Haney's blog:
but I'm not!

I shouldn't say that. I have been writing. I've done some articles and promotional write ups for my day job but I have not continued to write fiction. I feel incredibly anxious to continue the story of Ellie Wood and her Pekingese, Muffin, but I just don't seem to be ready to sit dow... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 18:31 • 8 views
Elora Mitchell Elora Mitchell's blog:
You're invited.....a whole bunch of authors together for one night: Q&A, giveaways, swag, and BOOKS to celebrate the launch of Strings!!!

https://www.facebook.com/events/17246...

I'll be hosting from 10:30-11:00 EST to answer questions and give away ebooks and swag.

Come by for a chat!

:) Elora Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 18:25 • 7 views
Sonja Bonitto Sonja Bonitto's blog:
Did you know that laughing is listed among the best exercises for us?? Well, for my next book I will need your HELP…..I’m looking for funny, short stories (2-4 sentences long), from worldwide contributors (YOU)….These funny stories should fall into one of the three categories:

(1) funny language m... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 18:04 • 6 views
Mardi Maxwell Mardi Maxwell's blog:
Love is in the air and I swear it smells like chocolate.

All of the radio stations are playing love songs and the florists in town are stocking up on red roses. And, the chocolate! Oh, my! I can't walk downtown without our local coffee and chocolate shop tempting me to step inside and lose myself... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 18:02 • 6 views
Lea Beall Lea Beall's blog:
I have Valentine Coloring pages on my web page.
http://thestinkaroodog.tateauthor.com/
Look at the ART Pages tab.
I'll have them, the coloring pages, at SPERO Coffee Shop tomorrow (Feb. 11) from 1-3pm.
I'll also have some Valentine cards to color for the first 5 customers who buy my book and the co... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 17:56 • 7 views
B.M.B. Johnson B.M.B. Johnson's blog:
Who or WHAT is the mysterious Bardo?? Read 50% #free to find out what horrors await the Woman In White.

Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view...

Goodreads: Melody Jackson v. the Woman in White Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 17:56 • 7 views
Jonathan T. Martin Jonathan T. Martin's blog:
Can you Purchase my novel? Please.
https://www.createspace.com/5042607

I wrote this because I love to write but i also did this because i was thinking of my future children and how left out i felt as a kid.

I was always disappointed at the lack of strong, interesting, and fun characters of color. So... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 17:54 • 7 views
Kathy J. Jacobson Kathy J. Jacobson's blog:
Valentines Day is right around the corner. There are jewelry store commercials on the air incessantly. The stores are filled with candy and other gifts of love to give to one's sweetheart--that is, if you have one. I was thinking that next to Christmas, this might be one of the toughest times of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 17:44 • 8 views
Susan  Reid Susan Reid's blog:
Yes! 1 of 3 Autographed Paperbacks can be yours, starting February 15th!

Giveaway for Divinity Realm of Annihilation Book Four, the FINAL book in the Divinity Saga. Mark your calendars to enter!

E-book is set for release on Feb 17th, 2016. Pre-order your copy on Amazon today!!




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Published on February 09, 2016 17:06 • 7 views
Marie Skye Marie Skye's blog:
Thank you for being patient as I prepare for the upcoming release of ‘Incapable’ due out February 19th. I hope you’re all just as excited as I am for the upcoming release, because I’m really looking forward to you all getting to know Grayson and Emmalin. Teasers and updates have been released on... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 17:03 • 7 views
Ashton Widdison Ashton Widdison's blog:
I haven't written in too long--at least nothing lengthy or publishable. I've been in the worst funk emotionally; in a word, bleh.

Every time I get on the computer, I say, "Today is the day I will achieve something." And then I log off with nothing.

Not today. I refuse. I REFUSE!
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Published on February 09, 2016 16:45 • 10 views
Debbie McGowan Debbie McGowan's blog:
The Viaduct of Love......and other places to visit in the world of Hiding Behind The Couch
Back in 2007, when I first started writing Hiding Behind The Couch , I made some decisions:

1. Not to base the characters on people I knew.
2. Tell the story that needed to be told without forcing the narra... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 15:13 • 7 views
B.M. Hardin B.M. Hardin's blog:
Have you read The Wrong Husband yet? Part two is coming at the end of the month
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Published on February 09, 2016 16:33 • 7 views
John R. Cobb John R. Cobb's blog:
Down East railroad track
Gone sounds of clickity-clack
Never to come back

Accompanying image at https://www.facebook.com/writer.johnr...
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Published on February 09, 2016 16:29 • 7 views
K.S. Wuertz K.S. Wuertz's blog:
MONDAY February 8, 2016

I’m at the beginning and the pressure is on. I have all the excitement and apprehension I have when I begin every new book, no matter the style or the subject matter. I’m in that ‘restless time’. That’s when I can find 200 things that suddenly need to be done, even as the s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 16:18 • 8 views
A.K. Driggs A.K. Driggs's blog:
What defines a family? Is it moms, dads, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, cousins?

Is a family defined only if you were physically born into it or if you were adopted as well?

Is a family defined by the people you choose to associate with, who love and support you unconditionally and whom you do t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 16:12 • 7 views
Aidan Willows Aidan Willows's blog:
The updating drama with Amazon continues (see previous blog post for full details), I am still in the process of trying to have the book updated, but it will take quite some time.

In the meanwhile, to all readers who have purchased the version with typos and errors, if you email me at aidanwillows... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 16:11 • 35 views
Ginger Voight Ginger Voight's blog:


Okay. Confession. The idea behind THE LEFTOVER CLUB, which gave birth to today's book boyfriend, Dylan Fenn, was created in part to "rewrite" several instances in my past where I, myself, was Queen of the Unwanted.

I preach all the time that anyone can find love and live the life of their dreams... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 11:12 • 7 views
Yvonne Jocks Yvonne Jocks's blog:
Have you seen the Blue Curtain meme? A writing page to which I subscribe, on FaceBook, posted a somewhat funny meme with a Venn Diagram: "What the author meant versus what your English teacher thinks the author meant." The teacher analyzes blue curtains as symbolizing depression but, per the meme... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 15:43 • 20 views
William Dietrich William Dietrich's blog:
Ethan Gage thanks you for your patience.
My dogged rascal of a hero is back, with his wife Astiza and son Harry, in a daring and terrifying quest for “The Trojan Icon,” an object from the Trojan War that can control the fate of empires.
The book is available as a $15.99 trade paperback edition an... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 15:29 • 10 views
Walter C. Conner Walter C. Conner's blog:
Wisdom Chronicles–Book Six is here!

Released 2/9/2016 on Amazon Kindle and soon to be available on Barnes & Noble, Kobo and iTunes, plus as an Amazon paperback within the next week (or so).

Link to your preferred source from the Double Dragon Publishing page for my book Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 15:25 • 7 views
Lee Gimenez Lee Gimenez's blog:
My 11th thriller, SKYFLASH, received another 5 star review on Amazon.
Check out this review and the many others at:
http://bit.ly/Skyflash



#mystery #suspense #crime #thriller #kindle
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Published on February 09, 2016 14:18 • 8 views
Will   Collins Will Collins's blog:
Sintian swaggered over to them, his smile shining beneath the blood splattered across his face as he surveyed the corpses around them.

“Not bad boys. Although, I killed three Onlekk’s by myself when I was only twelve.”

“I’ll kill you in a minute you little sh-”

Evan’s shout interrupted Jed’s words... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 13:58 • 2 views
Camille Kendall Camille Kendall's blog:
I began 2016 with several resolutions, among them: exercise daily. But when I fell down the back steps after a snowstorm and sprained my wrist, I had to adjust my fitness routine. No more weight-lifting with the ladies in Troy or swimming at the university while my daughter is in class, at least... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 13:45 • 5 views
L.K. Kuhl L.K. Kuhl's blog:
Thanks to all of my awesome supporters I have reached my Thunderclap Campaign. This Thunderclap will resound on the morning of February 21st! I do have another campaign and am hoping I can reach that quota. I still need 12 more people before it's reached. The link is: https://headtalker.com/campa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 13:38 • 8 views
Rachael Miles Rachael Miles's blog:
In Jilting the Duke, the villain Charters hides forged bank notes in Lady Wilmot's possessions, then calls the magistrates to search her property.

The situation was a serious one: having forged notes in one’s possession was as much of a crime as forging them. The crime was called 'uttering' forge... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 13:16 • 68 views
Charlie Steel Charlie Steel's blog:
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN & CHARLIE STEEL

I stand nearly six feet and old Ben towers over me---and really---over the rest of us.

Now old Ben has been a friend of mine ever since I read: "A penny saved is a penny earned" or my great favorite, "Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man, healthy, wealthy,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 12:56 • 7 views
Cristina-Monica Moldoveanu Cristina-Monica Moldoveanu's blog:
In the 17th century of my life, between 16 and 18 years of age, I was still playing the virginal along with the young ladies painted by Vermeer. I traveled by train on economy class, almost touching imaginary keys sitting on the narrow and uncomfortable bench, finger tapping that small folding ta... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 12:56 • 28 views
Rachel Caid Rachel Caid's blog:
I'm excited to let everyone know that Eyes Open is releasing March 1, 2016.
Eyes Open (Finding Home book two) by Rachel Caid


AAAANNNDDD

There is a special pre order price of only $0.99!

Christine and Craig's story is beautiful, but there may be some difficult aspects that some readers may have a hard time reading.

Pre-Order today ->
Amazon US -... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 12:54 • 12 views
Andrew Zabriskie Andrew Zabriskie's blog:
2/9 - I took the day off yesterday to write. It wasn't the "write so fast i can barely get it all down, totally killed it, ready to publish" kind of day I was hoping for, but I did get a few key chapters done, and outlined the rest, so it was a good day. Stayed in my pajamas the whole day and ate... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 12:51 • 6 views
J. Ellyne J. Ellyne's blog:
Do you sit on a chair at a desk to write or to read a book? Do you sit there to visit goodreads and other social media sites? Do you do this for several hours without getting up and walking around? While writing my fourth novel, I got so deep into it that I would sit for up to four hours at a str... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 09, 2016 12:50 • 14 views
Rachel Blaufeld Rachel Blaufeld's blog:

It has been an absolute whirlwind since I last posted.

In fact, I felt like I had nothing to say in the beginning of the year. SHOCKING, I know! Anyway, now I have a ton.

First, I went to a signing this past weekend, and let me tell you....thank you Dallas for making me feel welcome. I loved meetin...

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Published on January 12, 2016 08:08 • 1 view
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