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Doug M. Cummings Doug M. Cummings's blog:
Domestic abuse often starts on the first date. Sometimes it's obvious . . . sometimes not.
Here are some of the signs that may indicate you’ve encountered an abusive person – male or female:
1. Does he sound too good to be true when you first speak to him? Ernest Hemingway offered this advice: “Wh... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 06, 2015 19:58 • 1 view
Rob Kitchin Rob Kitchin's blog:

As well as posting my reviews onto the blog, I also record them on Goodreads, and put most of them up on Amazon. I've just noticed that my Amazon reviewer ranking has fallen out of the top 1000 and had a browse of how people have rated the reviews. 86% of the 'votes' deem the reviews helpful, wh... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 03:29 • 4 views
Rosanna Leo Rosanna Leo's blog:
My readers may be aware I am currently working on the latest book in the Gemini Island Shifters series. As they may know as well, this one is a menage.



Believe it or not, it's not my first attempt at literary threesomes. In fact, would you believe Predator's Kiss and Predator's Serenade were orig... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 05:15 • 3 views
Joe Cosentino Joe Cosentino's blog:
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Published on March 06, 2015 19:33 • 4 views
Lee Rene Lee Rene's blog:
3 Must-Know Ways for Creating Meaningful Settings in Your Novel By C.S. Lakin

Sad but true, setting in novels is mostly ignored. It’s as if writers feel they must sacrifice attention to setting on the altar of getting the story moving, but nothing could be further from the truth. The settings in y... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 06, 2015 19:25 • 5 views
Josh Stern Josh Stern's blog:


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Published on February 07, 2015 12:50 • 2 views
Elle Casey Elle Casey's blog:
NoelleI have some seriously exciting news to share!

I know to you it might sound like just regular old news, but trust me, it’s not. I’ve been wanting to do this for going on two years now … I’ve hired an assistant!! Woo hoo!!


Please join me in welcoming Noelle to the team! She’ll be taking over a lot of...

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Published on March 04, 2015 03:19 • 5 views
Colleen Hoover Colleen Hoover's blog:
Less than a week until the release of Confess and it’s gonna be a fun one! I’m having twelve giveaways right here in this post, so read on! Giveaway #1: Did you see this awesome giveaway Atria books is doing? It’s for copies of four of the paintings from the book by Danny O’Connor! Enter […] Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 08:18 • 25 views
Adam Graham Adam Graham's blog:
The Marvel/DC Collection - Crossover Classics, Vol. 3The Marvel/DC Collection - Crossover Classics, Vol. 3 by Scott Lobdell

My rating: 2 of 5 stars


This book collects seven inter-company crossovers:

1) Incredible Hulk v. Superman: This is the best story in the book, though its far from perfect. The story begins with a married Lois and Superman talkin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 06, 2015 18:56 • 26 views
Ravi Mangla Ravi Mangla's blog:
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Published on March 05, 2015 09:00 • 5 views
Carl Alves Carl Alves's blog:
When I sat down to write Revelation, I faced a significant problem. Forever Man had just been released. People in the industry were telling me how much they liked it. To my friends and family, I had achieved the status of a minor celebrity. Even Publisher’s Weekly gave it a positive review. After... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 06, 2015 18:51 • 10 views
The Paris Review The Paris Review's blog:
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In the latest London Review of Books, Adam Phillips conducts a restless interrogation of conscience, that most eminent and most frustrating of moral constructs. We take it as a given, Phillips points out, that self-criticism has some purgative or ameliorative influence, that it mo...

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Published on March 06, 2015 15:41 • 4 views
Amanda Frederickson Amanda Frederickson's blog:
I have a new e-reader! Ok, new to me; I picked it up at 2nd and Charles. It's a Sony, a slightly older model, but I'm loving it.

I'm notorious for not getting along with touch screens (ask anyone in my family), but for once I've found one that doesn't hate me. It helps that it's not exclusively to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 06, 2015 18:41 • 10 views
Declan Burke Declan Burke's blog:
Jason Steger interviewed Adrian McKinty for the Sydney Morning Herald last week, most of the conversation centring on the Sean Duffy series of novels, of which GUN STREET GIRL (Serpent’s Tail) is the latest. Sample quote:
It was after Dead I May Well Be, his New York novel, came out in 2004 that...
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Published on March 04, 2015 00:22 • 6 views
Dorothy J. Countryman Dorothy J. Countryman's blog:
I was supposed to be at a conference in the sunny South today, but instead, something called Winter Storm Thor dumped a whole bunch of snow in my path and changed the plan of my week.

I was on my way to Memphis yesterday afternoon, thinking that the roads were clear and dry and there wasn't much r... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 06, 2015 18:39 • 6 views
T.A. Miles T.A. Miles's blog:



Coming in April

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Published on March 05, 2015 15:58 • 25 views
Gregory Mayflower Gregory Mayflower's blog:
Three books are on Amazon now. The fourth one, a romantic story, with some action thrown in, just to make things more exciting for the guys, is proceeding along nicely.

Despite recommendations from every angle and continent, I have resisted getting a MacBook. I have tried them, but the Apple opera... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 06, 2015 18:31 • 6 views
Julie Reece Julie Reece's blog:



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Join epic fantasy legend Mercedes Lackey and fifteen additional New York Times, USA Today, and Amazon bestselling authors on the adventure of a lifetime!


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Published on March 06, 2015 04:11 • 6 views
Marlan Warren Marlan Warren's blog:
Roadmaps for the Sexually Challenged  All's Not Fair in Love or War by Marlan WarrenRoadmaps for the Sexually Challenged: All's Not Fair in Love or War

On Sat., March 7 and Sun., March 8, Roadmap Girl Publications in collaboration with Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) will launch Marlan Warren’s debut novel, “Roadmaps for the Sexually Challenged [All’s Not Fair in Love or... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 06, 2015 18:33 • 6 views
Dan Santat Dan Santat's blog:


Coming soon #Beekle

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Published on March 05, 2015 16:20 • 6 views
Shirley  Johnson Shirley Johnson's blog:
There will be big surprises in Baby Small.
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Published on March 06, 2015 18:27 • 7 views
Benedict Jacka Benedict Jacka's blog:

I had been going to do an Ask Luna for this week, but I just got a bit of news that I decided I’d rather share instead. We’ve got a tentative but probable release date for the as-yet-unfinished seventh book in the Alex Verus series – the current plan is that it’ll be released in the US and the UK...

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Published on March 06, 2015 01:00 • 7 views
Amanda Ching Amanda Ching's blog:

Originally posted on Mama Said:


It was some time between midnight and 3am. I was dead asleep. I���d fed the littliest at midnight so it was after that, and it was before he woke up for a feed at 3am. This hardly matters, because that time of night is Hell unless you���re pashing, happy drunk, smok...

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Published on March 05, 2015 10:22 • 7 views
Mary Vensel White Mary Vensel White's blog:


Years ago, I developed allergies. I had all the classic symptoms: occasional runny nose and itchy eyes, sneezing and congestion. My ears often felt plugged up and once in a while, I’d come down with a sinus infection. I became very preoccupied with eliminating this nuisance from my life. I tried... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 05, 2015 12:18 • 3 views
Mindy McGinnis Mindy McGinnis's blog:
My book talks are coming at you from a librarian, not a reviewer. You won't find me talking about style or craft, why I think this could've been better or what worked or didn't work. I only do book talks on books I like and want other people to know about. So if it's here I probably think it won'... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 06, 2015 05:00 • 5 views
David Antrobus David Antrobus's blog:

We met in the southwest, close to the border. She was silhouetted before a crime-scene sunset, blood and plasma seeping into a workshirt-blue sky darkening to ink. She smelled of road dust, weariness, and shallow-buried things.


"So what's your name?"


"Blanche. Blanche Warren."


"Don't sound too Mexic...

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Published on March 06, 2015 13:46 • 5 views
John  Davis John Davis's blog:











As Gunship approaches a total of approximately 50K downloads across multiple platforms, it was bound to happen. On May 1st of this year, the first book of the second series will launch! For those of you who’ve traveled with Adam, Dalton and the crew from their original introduction at...

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Published on March 05, 2015 17:51 • 6 views
Kristan Higgins Kristan Higgins's blog:
Evil Son took a picture of me sleeping this morning. He is now blackmailing me. I have countered with the promise to put his baby pictures online. #winning
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Published on March 06, 2015 11:41 • 5 views
Tracy St. John Tracy St. John's blog:





As Tranis’ front prick traveled deeper into his mouth, moving closer to the Imdiko’s throat, Degorsk swallowed and held his breath. He took Tranis all the way to the root.
“By the ancestors,” the man groaned, his eyes half-lidded in ecstasy. “You have an amazing mouth, Degorsk.”
“And it looks dam... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 06, 2015 03:00 • 2 views
Anne  Powers Anne Powers's blog:
If you write, you know that an author's brain has no respect for clocks and schedules and healthy amounts of sleep. Often, the writing that digs the deepest is birthed at odd hours, when braincells start noodling and exploring dark corners that go unnoticed in the light of day.

Once in a while th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 06, 2015 17:41 • 6 views
Valarie Budayr Valarie Budayr's blog:

Today we’re on a quest for the Spirit Bear with twins Gannon and Wyatt in the Great Bear Rainforest up in Alaska.


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Have you ever imagined traveling the world ? Not only have we imagined it, we’ve done it. Can you imagine how happy we were to discover this wonderful book series Travels with Gannon...

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Published on March 06, 2015 03:53 • 2 views
Doris O'Connor Doris O'Connor's blog:
Hurray, it's the weekend, and I have a lovely time travel time tale on my blog. I'll Let Beth tell you all about When Lightning Strikes.


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Hello! Thank you so much for having me on your site today! When Lightning Strikes has been one of my favorite stories I’ve ever written (so far!). It’s a t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 06, 2015 16:00 • 7 views
Dave Duncan Dave Duncan's blog:

eye_of_strife2g…of Cover Art from Jeff Minkevics. I’ll leave the quality of the book itself up to your judgment, Reader Friends. The book should be available by the end of this month, and can be pre-ordered now from Five Rivers.

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Published on March 06, 2015 12:53 • 1 view
Robert A. Saul Robert A. Saul's blog:
MCC quote of the day--
"Elders are sages who offer experience, balance judgment and wisdom for the welfare of society." (Section 3 Get Involved, Chapter 23 Elders as Sages, page 87)
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Published on March 06, 2015 17:36 • 5 views
M.H. Bonham M.H. Bonham's blog:

Content Mills

Today I have a bunch of things I have to get done. First on my list is getting a quickie blog post done for Fiverr. I've had some luck with this new site. Even though getting paid only five bucks at a time sounds like it doesn't make any sense, I found that by offering a basic servic...

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Published on March 06, 2015 12:59 • 6 views
James D. Best James D. Best's blog:
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Claire Fullerton Claire Fullerton's blog:
I have an eighteen year old niece named Sara. She is long of limb and long of hair, with angel-blue eyes so reminiscent of my brother that they haunt me. She is in her freshman year at a liberal arts college in Oregon, and I heard about her curriculum yesterday over the phone. She has yet to deci... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 06, 2015 17:20 • 49 views
Nick Shamhart Nick Shamhart's blog:


No matter your nationality, ethnicity, education, culture, age, or gender there is one thing we should all be able to agree on that my country does well – pass the buck and avoid responsibility.


That is what the entire Common Core hubbub is all about. Pushing blame onto someone else (in this ca...

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Published on March 06, 2015 17:01 • 7 views
Lee Battersby Lee Battersby's blog:
I'm running a new series of guest posts throughout 2015: Fetish Friday. Don't get all sweaty in the pants—I’m going back to an older definition of the word, and asking artists to show us something that helps them with the ritual of creation, some part of their surroundings—physical or mental—that... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 05, 2015 15:00 • 5 views
Warren Fahy Warren Fahy's blog:
Face of the Day – Thorny-tailed iguana: (Uracentron azureum): http://41.media.tumblr.com/b3416481b5...
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Published on March 06, 2015 17:12 • 5 views
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