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Cal Newport Cal Newport's blog:

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Fooled by Shiny Apps


Nassim Taleb’s Fooled by Randomness is a classicin the genre of erudite idea books. It’s an extended discussion of the many different ways humans misunderstand the role of probability in their everyday lives.


The book is most famous for its attack on the role of skill in mon...

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Published on September 29, 2016 17:42 • 4 views
Aywren Sojourner Aywren Sojourner's blog:

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And this month is almost GONE! Amazing! I’m so looking forward to October because not only will there be fall weather and Halloween, but also my first ever FFXIV Fan Fest to attend!


Anyhow, how did my goals for September go this time around? Pretty good, actually!


Earthbound



Play some!

The only g...

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Published on September 29, 2016 06:11 • 1 view
Janet Beasley Janet Beasley's blog:

Last week we discussed writing a short bio; this week we will talk about writing a long bio and creating a CV.
What's the need for more than one bio? Some places that might require a long descriptive author bio are: 1) your “About” page on your author website or blog, 2) an invitation from someo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 29, 2016 21:00 • 1 view
Majanka Verstraete Majanka Verstraete's blog:
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mj_rourke-kindleTitle: Rourke

Author: Marie Johnston

Genre: Paranormal Romance

Left an orphan, Grace Otto was a vampire child adopted by humans and raised in a secluded but loving environment. When she stumbles across their murders, she comes face to face with Rourke, the male who’s haunted her...

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Published on September 29, 2016 17:25 • 1 view
Joanne Hall Joanne Hall's blog:

Despite Amazon sneaking it out a few days early, the official release date for The Summer Goddess was actually last Friday, September 23rd 2016. The book is out now across all platforms and from good and bad bookshops, so wherever you are you should be able to get your hands on a copy!


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Published on September 29, 2016 03:09 • 1 view
Lisa Bilbrey Lisa Bilbrey's blog:
JOCKEYING FOR YOUby Stacy HoffPublisher: Soulmate PublishingGenre: Contemporary Romance
Ryder Hannon, a thoroughbred horse trainer, has a big problem—fighting her fear of racing again. The emotional scars run deeper than her physical ones. But her romantic feelings towards handsome, uber-rich, s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 29, 2016 12:00 • 1 view
Marc Abrahams Marc Abrahams's blog:

The September issueof mini-AIR(our monthly e-mail newsletter)just went out. (mini-AIR is a wee little supplement to the magazine itself).Topics include:



The 2016 Ig Nobel Prize winners
Eating Cinnamon Converts Poor Learners Who Are Mice
“Reading Cinnamon Activates Olfactory Brain Regions”
and more

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Published on September 29, 2016 19:29 • 1 view
Patricia Saxton Patricia Saxton's blog:

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My father blamed our year in Germany for my wanderlust. We lived in Karlsruhe, where each weekday morning I walked a tree-lined, cobblestoned path with my brothers and sister to meet our school bus. I was in kindergarten, which meant I got out early, so my Mom would take me exploringafter school,...

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Published on September 29, 2016 17:06 • 1 view
Toni Griffin Toni Griffin's blog:
Chapter Sixteen: Tibo
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It had sounded vaguely threatening. Kreis 6. Tibo was almost disappointed that the mysterious instruction on Pearl’s note was a designation for a section of the city, the neighborhoods of Unterstrass and Oberstrass combined. Not quite on the lake, it was still charmin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 29, 2016 07:30 • 1 view
Avery Aames Avery Aames's blog:
This past Monday was Johnny Appleseed’s birthday. The most recent book in my Orchard Mystery series, Seeds of Deception, is coming out next week. A nice alignment of the stars, especially since Johnny (an exceedingly distant cousin of mine) got his start in Massachusetts!
A part of Jefferson's or... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 30, 2016 00:15 • 1 view
Brian Clegg Brian Clegg's blog:
I am faced with a small but satisfying logical puzzle in my office at Bristol University. When I come in first thing (actually, even if I come in about 10), the alarm is often set. In fact, the first time I ever entered the building the blasted thing started beeping at me, and no one had bothere... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 29, 2016 02:06 • 1 view
Sarah L. Johnson Sarah L. Johnson's blog:
Tremain’s (The American Lover, 2015) newest literary work, structured in three movements, traverses the shifting patterns of a remarkable friendship that runs deep and lifelong but isn’t always equally shared.

In 1948, Gustav Perle is a kindergartner in the undistinguished town of Matzingen, Swit... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 29, 2016 11:00 • 1 view
Mike Befeler Mike Befeler's blog:

Over the last year I’ve had a chance to get to know an interesting person—my grandson, now fourteen months old. I see him almost every day and sometimes spend most of my day with him. Rather than being boring, this has been an entertaining and informative experience for me. One of the lessons I’v... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 29, 2016 05:00 • 1 view
J.A. Belfield J.A. Belfield's blog:
If you’ve read previous newsletters, or my blog, you’ll know the rights to all the Holloway Pack titles reverted back to me at the beginning of August, and I planned to get them all out… More Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 29, 2016 03:00 • 1 view
Greta van der Rol Greta van der Rol's blog:
One of the nice things about retirement is being able to go when and where you want to – provided the weather is conducive, your health is up to scratch, the people you want to visit are going to be home around then, and it’s what you feel like doing at the time. It […]
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Published on September 29, 2016 14:00 • 1 view
Havan Fellows Havan Fellows's blog:
Get ready…get set…let’s blast…
Caught Inside Jamie Deacon Series: Boys on the Brink , book oneRelease date: September 29, 2016
Blurb: It should have been simple—a summer spent with his girlfriend Zara at her family’s holiday cottage in Cornwall. Seventeen-year-old Luke Savage jumps at the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 29, 2016 15:56 • 1 view
N.  Davis N. Davis's blog:
Welcome to the biggest harbor village in the south! Lord and Lady Bonifrich have just married, Lady Rosie is worried about her friend who is none other than Genevieve!
FUN FACTS: 1. See-le-Mork is yet another village named by my talented sister (it seems that she is more capably of coming up wit... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 30, 2016 00:35 • 38 views
Jennifer Probst Jennifer Probst's blog:



Failure and I are intimately acquainted.


I’m a Virgo. To people who don’t know the horoscope, it’s a difficult sign. We’re not like the fiery hot Scorpio, or the flowy Aquarius, or the Aries leader. Nope. I’m a follower. A perfectionist. A people pleaser.


And I despise failure of all types in my...

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Published on September 29, 2016 05:52 • 10 views
Cristian Mihai Cristian Mihai's blog:

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I am just doing a post here folks to let you all know what I do and offer.
Vanderhoof Photography is a one-person mobile business.
I have no home office.
I am international traveling, and a Jack-of-ALL-TRADES.
I do photography, in a variety of styles, photojournalism, product, portrait and m...

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Published on September 29, 2016 12:49 • 9 views
Barry Maz Barry Maz's blog:
Something I realised I hadn't written about in my ukulele beginners tips section is that of using alternative tunings on the ukulele. Then I seemed to get a flurry of questions on email from readers who were experimenting with new tunings. Thought it was therefore about time to look at this in a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 29, 2016 09:55 • 7 views
Kelly Hashway Kelly Hashway's blog:

Today I'm happy to share a book I've had the pleasure of reading. The story is fun and has a great message. Check out Lizzie & McKenzie's Fabulous Adventures: Mayhem in Madrid by Dina Tate!

Imagine if all the little girls of the world looked alike. If the Same Glam Goddess gets her way, it c... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 29, 2016 21:00 • 7 views
Yolanda Sfetsos Yolanda Sfetsos's blog:
Can you believe this is the last week of September? O_o
Hubby & I celebrated our 17th Wedding Anniversary last weekend, which was super cool. And October means birthday month for both hubby & daughter. Plus daylight savings!
Anyway.
As usual, I had a to-do list I wanted to tackle this week.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 29, 2016 02:40 • 1 view
Justin Taylor Justin Taylor's blog:
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A practical illustration from Don Whitney’s little book,Praying the Bible, using Psalm 23:


You read the first verse—“The Lord is my shepherd”—and you pray something like this:


Lord, I thank you that you are my shepherd. You’re a good shepherd. You have shepherded me all my life. And,...

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Published on September 29, 2016 14:32 • 1 view
Mike Laughead Mike Laughead's blog:


Listening to a presentation from #cartoonnetwork #turnerinterns #mikelaughead #ccadedu (at Columbus College of Art & Design)

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Published on September 29, 2016 08:24 • 1 view
Peter L. Berger Peter L. Berger's blog:

When Polish regulators struck down a deal this past month to construct Nord Stream 2—a gas pipeline connecting Russia with Germany via the Baltic Sea—we wondered whether we were seeing the death of the project. Poland’s concern centered on the anti-competitioneffect the pipeline would have in Eur...

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Published on September 29, 2016 15:00 • 8 views
Rachel Brimble Rachel Brimble's blog:












Return to the dangerous and seductive romance

that got pulses racing in the Chasing Fire trilogy...









EMBRACE ME

A Chasing Fire Novella (#3.5)

Ann Marie Walker & Amy K. Rogers

Releasing September 20th, 2016

Berkley Intermix










Hudson Chase and Alessandra Sinclair's heartracing romance continues in... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 29, 2016 01:00 • 1 view
Discovery Institute Discovery Institute's blog:

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At the Huffington Post, psychologist David Moshman reviews two new books on academic freedom: Unsafe Space, and Academic Freedom in an Age of Conformity (I have not read either). Reflecting on these books, Moshman, an emeritus professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln who describes himsel...

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Published on September 29, 2016 12:18 • 1 view
Steven Novella Steven Novella's blog:

lapdIf police could predict when and where crimes are likely to occur, they could deploy their resources to maximal efficiency and be in the right place at the right time to stop crime. If they could predict who is likely to commit a crime, they could perhaps intervene with social services to prevent...

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Published on September 29, 2016 05:07 • 7 views
Sandra Cox Sandra Cox's blog:
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Published on September 29, 2016 23:30 • 7 views
Lisa  Fox Lisa Fox's blog:
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Published on September 29, 2016 13:13 • 7 views
Lisa Renee Jones Lisa Renee Jones's blog:

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Fall is here and the decorations are starting to come out. I love the smell of fall and love when my home smells of all the great scents. Visit Good Housekeeping to find out how to make your home smell like fall.

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Published on September 29, 2016 06:10 • 1 view
Marie Lu Marie Lu's blog:

A video posted by Marie Lu (@marieluthewriter) on Sep 29, 2016 at 7:07am PDT




I sing a jingle about my first time…..voting.

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Published on September 29, 2016 07:07 • 8 views
Marianne Delacourt Marianne Delacourt's blog:

Fairlie and Jenna are best friends – they always have been. Lately, they haven’t been in contact with each other as much as usual, but Fairlie reasons that they’re lives are hectic. She’s a nurse and keeps sporadic hours. Jenna has been busy, first with a new husband and then with a baby. The exc...

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Published on September 29, 2016 03:13 • 7 views
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