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Carmela Dutra Carmela Dutra's blog:
What is a good book? A book doesn’t have to win an award to be considered “good.” It doesn’t have to be a best seller or on a recommended booklist, either.

A good book is simply one a child enjoys reading. Sometimes the best books are hidden gems that you didn't even know were out there. Take a lo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 16, 2014 22:08 • 18 views
Margo Bond Collins Margo Bond Collins's blog:

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Welcome to my stop on the 4th Annual Hoppy Easter Eggstravaganza Giveaway Hop!


On this stop, I am giving away a bundle of Easter-themed e-books, specifically romance and mystery novels–my two favorite genres to read and write–but like any good Easter-egg hunt, you won’t know what you’ve gotten u...

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Rico Lamoureux Rico Lamoureux's blog:
Welcome my wonderful readers!

By now we've all heard of the Malaysia airlines flight 370, and the fact that as of now it's still missing. As I see the repetitive daily news on it I can't help but think, all those resources now in the ocean, do they ever come upon lost treasures? I mean, I've heard... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 16, 2014 21:49 • 32 views
Stephanie Beerden Stephanie Beerden's blog:
Review: Uprising by Allana Kephart and Melissa SimmonsUprising by Allana Kephart, Melissa Simmons
Series: Dolan Prophecies #1
on April 18th, 2014
Genres: Dystopian, New Adult
Format: eBook
Source: Bought
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The year 2102--the world as it was no longer exists. Ravaged by nuclear war and polluted almost to the point of no return, Earth...
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Published on April 15, 2014 15:45 • 5 views
Don Milne Don Milne's blog:

Over the weekend, police in the overwhelmingly crime-free city of Pleasant Grove, Utah made the shocking discovery of six dead newborns stored in boxes in a residential garage. The babies were suffocated right after they were born between 1996 and 2006. The suspect is a woman who was the mother... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 15, 2014 13:57 • 5 views
L.J. Sealey L.J. Sealey's blog:
Hi everyone. It’s been a while since I’ve done a post but I have been busy with Michael and Lacy. I am almost finished with my first draft of Dark Deliverance and It’s coming along nicely. I’m also working on my notes for book 2.5 in the Divine Hunter series (yes you read that right […]
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Published on April 16, 2014 05:58 • 6 views
T.H. Snyder T.H. Snyder's blog:
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Tobias S. Buckell Tobias S. Buckell's blog:

What is Storium? From the Kickstarter:


“Storium is a web-based online game that you play with friends. It works by turning writing into a multiplayer game. With just your computer, tablet, or smartphone, you can choose from a library of imaginary worlds to play in, or build your own. You create y...

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Published on April 16, 2014 11:33 • 5 views
Lisa Procter Lisa Procter's blog:

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One of my best friends has a new book coming out.

So excited for her!


Originally posted on DANIELLE TAYLOR:


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Sapphire Marie Baker has a secret.

One that is tearing her apart. She needs to get it out, but is worried about being shunned by her friends and family.

Can she find the s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2013 05:11 • 5 views
Ksenia Anske Ksenia Anske's blog:



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I got asked this fabulous question on Twitter and scratched my head, because yes, there would be a gazillion (okay, not exactly gazillion, but many) things I would've done differently if I could publish my 1st novel NOW, with all this knowledge I gained from self-publishing...

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Published on April 15, 2014 22:16 • 8 views
Wendy Lynn Decker Wendy Lynn Decker's blog:
I had an amazing few days at a beautiful Bed and Breakfast in Lancaster, PA. One of the great things about Bed and Breakfasts is that even if you’re shy, you will find yourself talking with people. For me, it is a nice kick outside my comfort zone.

After taking in the sights and sounds of the cou... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 16, 2014 20:08 • 19 views
Lori Benton Lori Benton's blog:
This morning I finished a labor of love that's taken me months to complete. It's the Pinterest board for The Pursuit of Tamsen Littlejohn, which released yesterday.

I know most readers haven't had time to read the book (or maybe even to buy the book, but you plan to, right? :-) ), so let me be upf... Read more of this blog post »
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James Dargan James Dargan's blog:

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Starbucks and Hipsterism


I often observe Polish people on the street, which as I have been living in the country for many years, is certainly a hard thing to avoid. One thing that has particularly grabbed my attention over the last few years is the way Poles – at least in Warsaw anyway – have f...

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Published on November 15, 2013 08:18 • 4 views
Jessica Wood Jessica Wood's blog:

Hi everyone! I hope you’re all having an amazing start to your week! I’ve been busy working on my upcoming bookForever Broken, which will be out late April/early May!!!


This is my first standalone, so I’m super excited about it! :)


Because it’s Tuesday, and because I Forever Broken.


What do you think?...

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Published on April 16, 2014 10:07 • 2 views
Natalia C. Gallego Natalia C. Gallego's blog:
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Crear un blog es sencillo, pero no así mantenerlo y darle la vida que desde los inicios deseábamos que tuviera. Por eso os voy a decir cinco verdades que, al menos a mí, me habría gustado saber antes de embarcarme en el camino de un blogger.

1. Sin constancia no eres nadie.
S... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 16, 2014 07:40 • 7 views
Cora Seton Cora Seton's blog:

I’m so excited about the release of the SEALs of Summer box set I’m in. If you want a sneak peek at the first book in my new series, The Heroes of Chance Creek, buy the 10 Navy SEAL romance novel box set for the ridiculous price of 99 cents!!!!


You can even pre-order today!


The box set contains a v...

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Published on April 16, 2014 11:54 • 6 views
Brian C.  Jones Brian C. Jones's blog:

marriage counselingWhen my middle daughter was in 7th grade she called home from an overnight Christian youth conference to tell us that she and her friend Jackie were no longer going to date boys becausethey had decided to date Jesus.


I stopped her mid sentence, put the phone to my chest, and laughed out loud.


“I’m...

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Published on April 16, 2014 03:30 • 6 views
Sandra Ghorbani Sandra Ghorbani's blog:

NEW RELEASE TODAY: INAUGURATION (#1 HYBRID SERIES) Description: Will she live long enough to regret her fate? ALI was bred, born, and raised to become...


The post New release today: Inauguration!!! appeared first on Sandra Ghorbani.

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Published on April 14, 2014 22:19 • 7 views
K. Bromberg K. Bromberg's blog:

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Here’s a new teaser pic from UnRaveled my short story in the Bend Anthology (only 99 cents) out May 5th along with 7 other great authors…Want to know what UnRaveled is about?

UnRaveled by K. Bromberg


One night.

One mistake.

Filled with fear.

Sated by pleasure.

Robbed of control.

Blindfolded and bound....

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Published on April 16, 2014 07:34 • 17 views
Jared Shurin Jared Shurin's blog:

Secret Wars #1 CoverThis series of articles came about because for better than a year I’ve been promising I’d start writing comic stuff for Pornokitsch and in the course of an exchange about Friday Fives, Jared finally pinned me down. It’s true - there are photographs. So this is going to be a guide to comicbook cro...

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Published on April 16, 2014 03:15 • 5 views
Ruth  Silver Ruth Silver's blog:



Love on Loch Ness
By- Aubrie Dionne
Genre- Paranormal Romance

Dr. Gail Phillips steps onto the shores of Loch Ness to disprove the Loch Ness monster theory for good so everyone can stop wasting their time. As a marine biologist with a background in archeology, she’s convinced all of the world’s my... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 16, 2014 00:52 • 7 views
Lindsay Cummings Lindsay Cummings's blog:
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Published on April 16, 2014 19:18 • 24 views
David Chiles David Chiles's blog:
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NetiquetteNetiquetteI recently edited the core rules of netiquette to make them more captivating to readers. It is going to take a few more drafts. I shortened the explanations to prevent boredom. During editing, I noticed that the rules of netiquette are about self control.

Following prop... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 16, 2014 07:23 • 5 views
Scott D. Southard Scott D. Southard's blog:
There is this time when you are staying at the Disneyland Resort Hotel when you can have it all to yourself. It’s quiet, with the faint hint of music playing in the hotel lobbies in the background. I first discovered … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 16, 2014 09:09 • 8 views
Caroline Fardig Caroline Fardig's blog:
Thanks to fellow author Louise Wise for stopping by today to do a guest post!




Keep Calm and WRITE!

By Louise Wise



My writing process must be similar the world over with other writerly folk, but the one thing I do that’s automatic (and why I like to write alone) is that I act out, or talk myself... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 15, 2014 23:32 • 5 views
Lyn Gala Lyn Gala's blog:

Does m/m fiction objectify gay men?


Um… sometimes? Let’s be honest, some of it is wank fuel. Guess what, that’s not such a new thing in the romance world. Plenty of women in tight bodices with deep cleavage and men with wide chests brandishing swords have been relegated to wank fuel. Gay men are j...

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Published on April 15, 2014 20:31 • 12 views
John Parra John Parra's blog:
In celebrating this years Día de los Niños, Día de los Libros, I am grateful again to be contributing an article for the Día Blog Hop, sponsored by Latinas for Latino Lit. The article can be view at ModernMami.com, an award-winning lifestyle blog covering parenting stories, Latino culture, and co... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 16, 2014 18:52 • 6 views
Louise D. Gornall Louise D. Gornall's blog:

!!!!!IN STONE HAS A NEW COVER!!!!!


My baby is growing up…


*single tear*


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Beau Bailey is suffering from a post-break-up meltdown when she happens across a knife in her local park and takes it home. Less than a week later, the new boy in school has her trapped in an alley; he’s sprouted horns and is go...

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Published on April 16, 2014 12:29 • 7 views
Brooklyn Skye Brooklyn Skye's blog:
Its-Challenge-TimeOkay, you guys, my team and I have a really fun way for YOU to get involved with the release of Fragile Line (and another super *secret* book that releases on the same day)! Are you up for a CHALLENGE?And are you ready to win PRIZES?
All you need to do is try to accumulate as many points througho... Read more of this blog post »
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Morgan Jane Mitchell Morgan Jane Mitchell's blog:

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The wildly anticipated second installment in the Table 21 series including Rick’s POV and what comes after In Too Deep, a novella featured in bestselling erotica Forbidden Fruit Vol. 1.When a deal between two sex addicts l... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 16, 2014 08:50 • 3 views
Sara E. Santana Sara E. Santana's blog:
I really did try to come up with a better name for this. Obviously I failed miserably. This is why I don’t name things, guys. I let other people do that work for me! Moving on… In just over a month, the final installment of The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare, City of Heavenly […]
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Published on April 16, 2014 15:45 • 6 views
Ernest Cline Ernest Cline's blog:



“Archaeology is the search for fact… not truth.

If it’s truth you’re looking for, Dr. Tyree’s philosophy class is right down the hall.”


-Dr. Henry Jones, Jr., PhD


I’m preparing for an epic road trip next weekend, April 25-27. A conquest for the ages. First, I’m going to fly from my home in Austin...

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Published on April 15, 2014 13:49 • 7 views
Kelly Fiore Kelly Fiore's blog:

“Clueless” (1995)




This updated version of Jane Austen’s “Emma” gave us Cher Horowitz in all her plaid-skirt-wearing, as-if-ing glory. And Brittany Murphy was never better than when she played Tai, an endearingly hapless new student whom Cher insists requires a makeover.



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Richard Bacula Richard Bacula's blog:
It's Jagermeister Night at House Bacula, and it's a pretty good night.
It should also be a short night, at this rate.
I found this blog, though, and figured that I'd put something here, if only to surprise myself in the morning, or whenever I find it.

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Minna Salami Minna Salami's blog:

Rising or Not 682x1024 Is women’s political participation in Africa really rising?Last month, a group of circa 40 women gathered in Banjul, Gambia for a transformational feminist leadership workshop organised by Women Living Under Muslim Law (WLUML). I was one of the trainers at the weeklong workshop; my sessions were about using communication for feminist advocacy.


During the...

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Kacey Vanderkarr Kacey Vanderkarr's blog:

Reflection-Pond-ebook-1-VanI’m excited to announce that I’m running a promotion on Story Cartel to get reviews for Reflection Pond. Are you ready to review? Get your copy now! All reviewers between April 15th and May 15th will be entered to win a $25 Amazon gift card. Each review posted gets you another entry. So remember,...

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Justin Blaney Justin Blaney's blog:

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The world is a better place because of uncommon ideas from uncommon people.


This is my why. The why that motivates me to write, teach, tell stories, and serve my clients. I love ideas that are different. I love hanging out with people who look at the world differently. I love working for organiz...

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Inga Simpson Inga Simpson's blog:

I’m teaching at a 5-day nature writing retreat, run through Olvar Wood, from 21 -26 October this year.


We’ll be ‘glamping’ at The Escape, at Shallow Crosssing, near Bateman’s Bay, on the south coast of NSW. It’s a beautiful, wild setting: river frontage, amid a forest of spotted gums and cycads.


Th...

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Sam Pink Sam Pink's blog:
if anyone owns 'hurt others' and a scanner, and would like to scan the story 'fun' and post it somewhere, that would be cool. let me know. sampinkisalive at g mail dot com
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Andrea R. Cooper Andrea R. Cooper's blog:
N is for Nightmarchers These are ghost of Hawaii’s warriors. They are believed to rise from their tombs and march to either past battles, scared places, or to escort a dying relative to the spirit world. However, if you are not dying or dead and see a Nightmarcher, then you will die. They march f... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 15, 2014 21:44 • 5 views
Laura K. Cowan Laura K. Cowan's blog:

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Boy is descended from a long line of unhappy farmers, boy becomes desperate, boy accidentally kills girl, boy seeks redemption. Redemption comes from the most unexpected place: the voice of Lake Michigan in the form of the spirit of the girl he killed. Who wha? Where does a plot like that come...

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