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Kathy Sharp Kathy Sharp's blog:
“I tell you, brothers and sisters, there is a better world waiting for us all.”
Well, thought Montague – it couldn’t be much worse than this one at the present moment. He settled himself on a barrel at the quayside and opened up his mind to the possibilities of being persuaded.
Of course, this sor... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 14, 2014 00:01 • 14 views
Anuradha Vijayakrishnan Anuradha Vijayakrishnan's blog:
What women want

Mary Paulose / 11 July 2014

Anuradha Vijayakrishnan’s debut novel Seeing The Girl features some brilliant writing but takes the ‘complicated women’ narrative a bit too seriously.

Debut novelist Anuradha Vijayakrishnan is also an accomplished poet, published in titles like The Pedest... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 13, 2014 23:49 • 13 views
Elaine Cantrell Elaine Cantrell's blog:



Adarkjourney throughmadness...

Publication Date:May 30, 2014Genre: Psychological Thriller
Befuddled by her current relationship woes, Nora Reynolds leaves college at semester’send to drive north of nowhere to her hometown of Iron Bay. Vulnerable and on the rebound, she is the perfect prey for fle... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 13, 2014 21:00 • 1 view
Joel Friedlander Joel Friedlander's blog:

Post image for This Week in the Blogs, July 5 – 11, 2014

Hope you’re able to relax over the weekend and enjoy some sunshine wherever you are. There’s lots of news on the self-publishing front this week and here’s just a sampling.


Jane Friedman on Jane Friedman

Digital Book Day: A New Marketing Effort By Bestselling Author C.J. Lyons

“Over the holiday w...

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Published on July 13, 2014 00:01 • 1 view
Kristan Higgins Kristan Higgins's blog:
Hey, my book's on sale!


Waiting On You (Blue Heron Book 3)
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Is your first love worth a second chance…?Colleen O'Rourke is in love with love…just not when it comes to herself. Most nights, she can be found behind the bar at the Manningsport, New York, tavern she owns with her twin bro... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 13, 2014 19:39 • 5 views
Neal Asher Neal Asher's blog:
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. All work and no play makes Jack a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 13, 2014 14:15 • 1 view
Andrew Hickey Andrew Hickey's blog:

Just a few links today (spent my normal writing time writing a short story, which you’ll see here eventually if it’s not accepted by any pro markets):


Power Pop Criminals has the out-of print demo EP that XTC put out with the first 2500 copies of the French edition of Nonsuch.


Political Betting sa...

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Published on July 13, 2014 16:57 • 5 views
Todd Young Todd Young's blog:
Seeing as I’ve gone and admitted to one pseudonym, I suppose I may as well admit to another. I last year published this book:

Fracture by Adam Ryle

It’s not erotica and it’s not a romance either. It’s a suspense novel, a thriller with gay characters. There is a forming relationship, but I deliberately didn’t describe... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 13, 2014 23:11 • 10 views
Glen Hirshberg Glen Hirshberg's blog:
Having escaped Paul Tremblay's trunk when he was busy snapping illicit photos of the writers in the car that had pulled up alongside us,

I crept back to my room, scraped the bits of...no, I don't even want to know who else Paul Tremblay keeps in his trunk, or what happened to them...anyway, I cha... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 13, 2014 23:19 • 6 views
Bette Lee Crosby Bette Lee Crosby's blog:
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Digital Book Day – Giveaway of Blueberry Hill ebook!

Having participated in this year’s World Book Night USA where an estimated 500,000 books were given out to readers (some of them my own), I was sad to hear they no longer had the funding to continue. Then I was happy to see that author CJ Lyons...

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Published on July 13, 2014 20:18 • 7 views
Nora Roberts Nora Roberts's blog:

A garden update for all who wonder…


Very happy pots

Very happy pots.


Thriving corner

A thriving corner.


Purple coneflowers

Purple coneflowers.


Pretty trough

A pretty trough.


Nora's mom's snakeplant, repotted countless times

Nora’s mom’s snake plant, repotted countless times.


Monarda

Monarda.


Longer view of garden wall

Longer view of garden wall.


Kayla's impatiens with pig

Kayla’s impatiens with pig.


Herbs -- the dill has run amok

Herbs — the dill has run amok.


Happy faerie garden

Happy faerie garden.


False sunflowers and purple coneflowers

False sunflowers an...

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Published on July 13, 2014 11:33 • 6 views
M.A. Church M.A. Church's blog:

Blurb:

Be careful what you wish for...

The first time Daroshi spotted Bryan, the Maz’Rarian warrior knew he wanted the small town sheriff as his mate. Things have been going downhill since. Daroshi doesn’t have experience dealing with humans, especially a very unhappy human male who’s just had his... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 13, 2014 14:15 • 7 views
Wade Kelly Wade Kelly's blog:
I have this theory that catchy blog titles catch readers' attention. Or maybe it is iterating stories. Or interesting bloggers. In that case, I normally fail. I'm not all that interesting.

So, SOMETHING OLD….

Did you know that My Roommate's a Jock? Well, Crap! is out in German??? It is still sellin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 13, 2014 12:30 • 4 views
Deirdre Saoirse (D. S.) Moen Deirdre Saoirse (D. S.) Moen's blog:

C.A. Starfire has an interview with Mark Greyland, the son of Marion Zimmer Bradley and Walter Breen.



I thought everyone knew and that I was such a bad person no one would speak to me.


And, later, addressing the inheritance issue:



I was disinherited by language that sounded so unlike my mother t...

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Published on July 13, 2014 10:09 • 8 views
Denise Grover Swank Denise Grover Swank's blog:

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Rachel Devenish Ford Rachel Devenish Ford's blog:









I love to know a place and its seasons. We're in the rainy season now, and I love it even though my kitchen floods every time there is a heavy rain, because the farmers are planting the rice and when the sun comes out all the world seems to be a reflection of blue sky and white clouds and the pur...

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Published on July 13, 2014 17:22 • 5 views
Adam Graham Adam Graham's blog:
Batman Chronicles: Volume ThreeBatman Chronicles: Volume Three by Bill Finger

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


This book collects the early Batman stories from Detective Comics #46-50 and Batman #4 and #5, as well as World's Best Comics #1 as it continues to collect Batman stories in order. This book covers the period from December 1940... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 13, 2014 21:59 • 32 views
C. JoyBell C. C. JoyBell C.'s blog:
Below I present to you my reflections and my theories concerning dark energy and dark matter (a subject of cosmology, physical cosmology and also astrophysics.) You might want to indulge yourselves. Oh, and if you find this exact same writing elsewhere on the internet, do not fret, I have not pla... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 13, 2014 01:25 • 5 views
Gail Simone Gail Simone's blog:
A Little Thank You:

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Okay, this month has been surreal in the extreme. Some amazing things have happened that, even in my wildest daydreams as a hairdresser, I would never have imagined even remotely possible.


So this entire month, I have been thinking about readers. Every good thing h...

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Published on July 13, 2014 17:33 • 5 views
Jennifer Lynn Reynolds Jennifer Lynn Reynolds's blog:
"With no one to stop me, I bedded her with promises that she would not be a one-night stand, that I would call her the next morning, that I would do a lot of things that even then I knew I would never do."

SHIFTER goes on sale on July 30, 2014
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Published on July 13, 2014 21:31 • 6 views
G.K. Parks G.K. Parks's blog:
It's hard writing. I won't lie about that. Personally, I think of writing as a two-sided coin. On the one hand, there's the creation, the imagination, and the utter bliss of creating a new world with characters and drama, action and suspense, romance and intrigue, but that's just the fun part. Th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 13, 2014 21:27 • 6 views
Warren Fahy Warren Fahy's blog:
Face of the Day – Devil’s flower mantis: http://www.sickchirpse.com/wp-content...
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Published on July 13, 2014 21:27 • 7 views
Jessica Spotswood Jessica Spotswood's blog:

The last three months have been the hardest of my life.


Last November, I tapered off the anti-anxiety medication I’ve been taking for years for general anxiety disorder. I thought I could manage it. I thought I should, because my husband and I were starting to talk about having a baby (a discussio...

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Published on July 13, 2014 17:19 • 10 views
Victoria Dahl Victoria Dahl's blog:
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Published on July 13, 2014 18:31 • 9 views
Avril Ashton Avril Ashton's blog:

Just a quick note to my peeps who aren’t on social media with me: SO FAR GONE will be released next Sunday, July 20th. It’s on Pre Order over at All Romance, but not at Amazon, sorry.


Sinner’s Fall is nominated for Best M/M romance in Ellora’s Cave Golden Ankh Awards. Please consider voting for th...

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Published on July 13, 2014 18:51 • 6 views
Leigh Bardugo Leigh Bardugo's blog:


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Some Alina Starkov sketches- I was thinking beginning ofShadow and Bone.



She’s perfect— the coat, her stubborn, her sweet, her snark. Thank you, Simini :D

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Published on July 13, 2014 16:19 • 17 views
Cooper Goodson Cooper Goodson's blog:
Cooper's Epic Adventure is free on Amazon through July 17.

Click here to download a copy: http://www.amazon.com/Coopers-Epic-Ad... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 13, 2014 21:11 • 6 views
Tyler Cowen Tyler Cowen's blog:

The Finnish capital has announced plans to transform its existing public transport network into a comprehensive, point-to-point “mobility on demand” system by 2025 – one that, in theory, would be so good nobody would have any reason to own a car.


Helsinki aims to transcend conventional public tr...

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Published on July 13, 2014 12:03 • 9 views
Lisabet Sarai Lisabet Sarai's blog:
I'm sharing a minimalist kiss today, from my lesbian short story "The First Stone", scheduled to appear in Cheyenne Blue's anthology Forbidden Fruit: Stories of Unwise Lesbian Desire . We just got the cover, and I wanted an excuse to share it. ;^)



My story deals with the attraction between a nun w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 13, 2014 00:00 • 6 views
Rebecca Berto Rebecca Berto's blog:
Are you ready for The Rental ? Add it to your shelves! the rental teaser banner

Genre: Erotic Romance
Series: The Rental book #1
Release date: (coming 2014)


✮✮✮ Teaser ✮✮✮

he belongs to a dark & lucrative world
she has nothing to lose, everything to gain

until she learns the rules
she leaves; no future
he leaves; death

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Published on July 13, 2014 20:56 • 9 views
Jennifer L. Armentrout Jennifer L. Armentrout's blog:

It’s the 12 days of Daemon Black and my true love, alien-style, gave to me…


The winner of the 3rd Day of Daemon Black is Nicole Steele. Congrats! You have an email waiting for you.


Day 6


A signed & personalized copy of Lux Beginnings Volume 1, Lux Consequences Volume 2, and an early copy of Oppo...

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Published on July 13, 2014 07:19 • 28 views
Jason Faulstich Jason Faulstich's blog:
Since I released Winning through a Loss in December 2013, I have been overwhelmed with words of encouragement and positive stories of how the book has impacted people's lives. My life has changed a lot since releasing the book and lately I have felt the need to change the ending of the story.

Just... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 13, 2014 20:49 • 8 views
Kevin Hearne Kevin Hearne's blog:

Ye gods it’s been a while since I’ve blogged. Things have happened. Let’s catch up!


1. SHATTERED hit the NY Times bestseller list! Thank you all for your pre-orders and picking it up in stores and coming to see me on tour and the many nice things you have said to me in person and online. I’m so gl...

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Published on July 13, 2014 08:22 • 25 views
The New Yorker The New Yorker's blog:

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Well, I got the result right. But my prediction that it would be a thrilling World Cup final turned out to be wishful thinking. Instead of thrills, we got another tense, low-scoring game, in which both teams accumulated more bookings for bad fouls (two each) than clear-cut chances. By the middle...

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Published on July 13, 2014 16:20 • 4 views
Cindy C. Bennett Cindy C. Bennett's blog:
I'm helping Meredith Mansfield spread the word about her new release, The Shaman's Curse

INTRODUCTORY SPECIAL: $0.99 for the month of Julyonly

Vatar risked his life to try to save his friend--and failed. Now he has an implacable enemy in the vengeful shaman, who blames Vatar for the death of his... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 13, 2014 06:00 • 5 views
C.L. Wilson C.L. Wilson's blog:

Only 16 more days ’til C.L. Wilson’s THE WINTER KING.


Winter King Wordle

This was a Winter King Wordle I created a while back by pasting in the then-existing version of the manuscript. Came out cool, huh? You too can create your own at www.wordle.net.



Anyways, back to the WINTER KING Release countdown.


The Rules

The ru...

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Published on July 13, 2014 06:00 • 5 views
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