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Michal  Mahgerefteh Michal Mahgerefteh's blog:
I have noticed that more and more literary magazines are open to spiritual works. They are not interested in religious works but "works that focuse on the life of the spirit from a non-ideological standpoint." This is interesting and I'm sure that many writers will find this theme to be a challen... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 16:45 • 1 view
Lisa V. Proulx Lisa V. Proulx's blog:
Lick and a Promise: Diary of a Rock Star GroupieDown Came NovemberWeedmonkey

♥As a special Christmas treat to everyone who has been so supportive of me, my writing and my whimsy, I am offering three of my best selling ebooks for .99 cents each. I am so grateful for each and every one of you, than... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 16:41 • 23 views
Shelly M Burrows Shelly M Burrows's blog:
Michael and I are taking the holidays off before we start editing.
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Published on December 21, 2014 16:35 • 1 view
Kyle Warner Kyle Warner's blog:
Picture Godzilla. 1954. TOHO. Godzilla’s first film was released in Japan November 3rd, 1954. Throughout the 60 years that followed, we got to see many different iterations of Godzilla – he went from being the villain, to playing the part of the superhero, and finally settling into the role of the reluc... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 03, 2014 21:39 • 1 view
K. Caffee K. Caffee's blog:


I started this one expecting something entirely different than what I read. Because of this, I almost put it down, but am so glad I did not. It is written for the younger readers – middle school level, I think – which leads to some of the simplified descriptions I ran into.


A few small technicali...

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Published on December 21, 2014 09:20 • 1 view
Jory John Jory John's blog:
"Goodnight Already!" got a nice write-up in today's New York Times Book Review section:

http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2014...
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Published on December 21, 2014 15:53 • 4 views
Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold's blog:
It's been a gray, quiet, chilly and dank day here, suitable for the winding down of the year. And short, of course. In the world of Chalion, it would be the Father's Day.

I can't pass a winter solstice without being reminded of this poem by the late Mike Ford. I thought I had a copy of it when it... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 15:43 • 25 views
Carrie Fox Carrie Fox's blog:

Synopsis***Readers Must Be 18+. Please Note That This Book Includes Explicit Sexual Content***
I'm no angel. I never was. But when Mama left us just short of my fourteenth birthday, any chance of me becoming angelic flew out the window.

My step-father, Jesse, had been the only 'father-figure' in... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 04:00 • 1 view
Tom  Stacey Tom Stacey's blog:
Fantasy has had a revolution in the last few years, what with the popularity of huge franchises like The Lord of the Rings and Game of Thrones. Similarly, one of the strongest markets in novel sales at the moment is young adult, and whether you’re talking about The Hunger Games, The Maze Runner o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 15:21 • 73 views
Lori Lesko Lori Lesko's blog:
Picture Photo by Brooke Shaden

It's been so long since I've written a blog I almost don't know how to begin. Maybe I should start with the reason I stopped. I gave up. Quit. Knew I'd never be good enough to be a writer and had myself a good ole pity-party (you were not invited, sorry).

Then I justified... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 15, 2014 11:05 • 3 views
Chris  Cannon Chris Cannon's blog:

I went online surfing for whackyChristmas trees. I found them on this site: http://www.thedistractionnetwork.com/... The pillow tree. The Mountain Dew tree. The … Continued


The post Whacky Christmas Trees appeared first on Do You Believe In Dragons?.

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Published on December 20, 2014 21:30 • 1 view
Gail Gallant Gail Gallant's blog:
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the role of the central character in YA novels – namely, her personality.

ApparitionCoverSomeone once told me that the key to the success of a particular, wildly popular novel was that the central character, a teenage girl, had hardly any personality traits at... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 14:56 • 4 views
Larry  Benjamin Larry Benjamin's blog:
Our Christmas tree isn’t just a Christmas decoration—it is a visual history. It tells a story, the story of me, the story of us, the story of our family. The idea of Christmas tree as visual history predates Stanley. My story began before him but, often, I think his story began with me.

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Published on December 21, 2014 14:57 • 47 views
Veronica Del Rosa Veronica Del Rosa's blog:

I’ve been struggling a bit with digging deeper into my character, really getting under the skin of the two main ones. This past month, I’ve scrapped almost three full chapters and over 9,000 words. It hurt to realize how much was either filler or just not that interesting. Characters didn’t make...

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Published on December 21, 2014 13:56 • 9 views
Mary Sisney Mary Sisney's blog:
This holiday season reminds me of one of those too quotable sayings that I discussed in an earlier post: "It's better to give than to receive." Like most of those sayings, this one is not as true as it may appear to be on the surface. Whether it's better to receive or give depends on how we give... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 15:25 • 6 views
Ken Poirot Ken Poirot's blog:
I added a couple more quotes and photos from "Mentor Me" yesterday, check them out starting here (the last two photos):

https://www.goodreads.com/photo/autho...

Let me know your thoughts...

I created some more this weekend and I will be adding those photos and quotes within the next week...so keep a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 14:50 • 4 views
A.G. Howard A.G. Howard's blog:

Thanks to everyone who took part in theEnsnared virtual book tour!
Without further adieu, here are the winners of the giveaways...
Winners of the INTL prizes:
Gothic Faerie Print & Splintered tote ~ Vanessa Vazquez
The Art of Winter coffee table book, and “Chessie tail” rearview mirror charm ~... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 14:07 • 13 views
Evelise Archer Evelise Archer's blog:


The Mediator is one of my favorite stories, and I recently got the chance to revamp and expand this naughty little male-male romance set in the world of boxing.
Like my protagonist, Icarus Smith, I spent a long time searching for true love and before I started writing romance novels, I was a box... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 21:30 • 5 views
Yolanda Ramos Yolanda Ramos's blog:

Thank you wonderful people for entering my giveaway. Here is a list of the winners:


Khalid Hussain

Sravani Sripada

Bregje van Gastel

Vicky Reynolds

Carrie Sharp


I will be mailing you The Seventh Sentinel on Monday, together with a small gift.


Once again everyone, thank you for entering.


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Published on October 04, 2014 01:16 • 5 views
Kerry Drewery Kerry Drewery's blog:
EDINBURGH BOOKFEST REPORT!:

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JCust back from the Edinburgh International Book Festival and we all had an AMAZING time. Here’s what we got up to.


First we checked into our lovely Hotel Tigerlily, just down the road from Charlotte Square, then a short hop down the road to the festiva...

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Published on August 26, 2014 00:53 • 4 views
Joyia Marie Joyia Marie's blog:
To celebrate the release of ‘Unapologetic’, book three and the conclusion of the ‘Sorry’ trilogy on December 22, 2014, I’m running a giveaway on ‘Sorry’, book one of the ‘Sorry’ Trilogy December 21 & 22, 2014.

Pick ‘Sorry’ up for free and ‘So Sorry’, book two of the Sorry trilogy for $2.99, a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 14:12 • 7 views
Julia Gabriel Julia Gabriel's blog:
In the midst of all the last-minute shopping-baking-decorating I totally forgot to mention that Next to You is available on Amazon now!

http://amzn.to/1CdNRw3


A little teaser ...

His brother was wrong though. It would screw up her life. Oh, not the dating-a-billionaire part. But dating the son of a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 13:59 • 4 views
Dixie Carlton Dixie Carlton's blog:

I’m now only days away from launching my latest novel and I’m so nervous, excited, busy, and tense about it all at the same time. But I’m also focused on seeing how well I can test a few theories about social media, Amazon, Ranking systems, and a host of other things.


As someone who’s been involve...

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Published on December 20, 2014 20:23 • 3 views
Kimber Leigh Wheaton Kimber Leigh Wheaton's blog:

Welcome to my stop on the Midwinter's Eve Giveaway Hop! I hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday season :)
Some of my favorite holiday things: holiday cookies, snowmen, the smell of a real Christmas tree, chocolate peppermint martinis, and of course, the look on my everyone's faces when... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 14:20 • 4 views
Heather  Leigh Heather Leigh's blog:
Along with my own giveaway of a signed paperback of INCITE, book 1 in my new rockstar series, you can enter a separate contest on Goodreads. Use this LINK to enter.


Enter my Rafflecopter contest HERE.


Double your chances to win a signed copy!


There will be more prizes given away on Tuesday, Dec. 23... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 07:19 • 6 views
J.M. Stone J.M. Stone's blog:
It happened on the fly...but Girl's Night! is live! What is it, you ask? It's a companion recipe book that gives you the recipes for the yumminess in my books that you just might want to make for yourself. You guys asked, so I gave it to you! So check it out and get your copy of Girl's Night! Coo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 13:40 • 12 views
Evelyn   Gonzalez Evelyn Gonzalez's blog:
I don't profess to being an expert on love, but my memories of being in love for the first time go back as far as the age of four. I hear you saying, "That's way too young to know what love feels like!" But in my defense, I do remember the feeling. It's the same feeling I have had so many times t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 13:39 • 7 views
Miriam Meza Miriam Meza's blog:

Contemporánea, histórica, erótica, juvenil, paranormal… son muchos los subgéneros en la novela romántica. Muchos también son los autores que exhiben sus obras en las diferentes plataformas disponibles, dándole al lector la oportunidad de elegir qué leer porque, dicen, que “en la variedad está el... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 08:28 • 5 views
Hannah Pittard Hannah Pittard's blog:
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This is my first post. The folks at Morning News have put REUNION on its "Long, Long List for the 2015 Tournament of Books." If you feel like voting (via Goodreads), please do. I want that Rooster!

xo, HP

Link: https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/8... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 13:19 • 9 views
Greg Ross Greg Ross's blog:


The following remarkable coincidence will be read with interest: Sometime since it was announced that a man at Titusville, Pennsylvania, committed suicide for the strange reason that he had discovered that he was his own grandfather. Leaving a dying statement explaining this singular circumstanc...

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Published on December 20, 2014 22:17 • 1 view
Paula Stokes Paula Stokes's blog:
I know, I know, there are technically 12 days of Christmas. But what can I say? I'm keeping all the sexy drummers and pipers for myself. If you know me at all, that really shouldn't surprise you. I do love me some drummers! Also, I only had 10 prizes :D


We know we do not look it, but we swear we... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 12:39 • 13 views
Marc Aplin Marc Aplin's blog:
I’ve long been a fan of New Zealand-born author Juliet Marillier. I read the first book in her Sevenwaters series, Daughter of the Forest, many years ago and have followed each new release ever since. For those who aren’t familiar with her work, Marillier writes what’s usually classed as historic... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 23:00 • 5 views
Philippa Dowding Philippa Dowding's blog:
It's solstice today. The sun just low-slanted through the front window in a way it does only at this time of year, and shone on the star at the top of the Christmas tree. I was too astonished to take a photo, so you'll have to see it with words.

Quite lovely, and Druidic.

I've posted my annual holi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 13:07 • 6 views
Joanne Renaud Joanne Renaud's blog:
A Question of Time Interview and Giveaway:

Kat Laurange is hosting a giveaway to win one e-book of A QUESTION OF TIME, plus a $10 gift certificate! Comment by the midnight of December 28th to win.

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Published on December 20, 2014 14:11 • 2 views
Matthew C. Mitchell Matthew C. Mitchell's blog:
“They Will Call Him Immanuel”
December 21, 2014
Matthew 1:18-25

Put yourself in Joseph's shoes.

Matthew tells us the story of Jesus’ birth from the manly perspective of a perplexed guy named Joseph.

Joseph thought that he and his folks had found the perfect girl to be his wife. And he had all but mar... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 09:00 • 7 views
Eilan Moon Eilan Moon's blog:

eilan moon Un libro sotto l’albero Eilan Moon


Buona domenica! Non so perché non ci ho pensato prima, o forse lo so ma non ve lo dirò. Scherzo! Sono stata molto presa da mille altre cose e l’idea mi è balzata in mente stamattina, mentre sorseggiavo un bel cappuccino in compagnia di una blogger let...

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Published on December 21, 2014 05:20 • 3 views
Amity Cross Amity Cross's blog:

Hey Cats!


I’ve got some exciting things in the works and can finally give you a little peek at something I have been working on with those dirty talking rockers in Unexpected!


The Unexpected series is going through a major redesign and relaunch!!!!!


There will be all new covers, parts 4-6 will be...

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Published on December 20, 2014 14:00 • 4 views
Prisca Turazzi Prisca Turazzi's blog:
20 novembre 2014 – Tre libri sopra il cielo

Il suo amore per Filippo sarà fatto di alti e bassi, fino a che, decide di riprendere in mano la sua vita. Ma quanto durerà questa sua nuova imposizione?



19 settembre 2014 – Sognando Leggendo

[…] un rapporto sull’amicizia e su un sentimento che nasce,...

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Published on September 07, 2014 12:32 • 6 views
Elizabeth Gilbert Elizabeth Gilbert's blog:

Dear Ones -


I'm SUPER excited to be featured on a special edition of Oprah's , tonight: 7pmET/6pmCT, on the OWN network.


This will be a compilation show, featuring the greatest wisdom of three years of Super Soul Sunday Guests — should be really cool!


Here's a short video:


http://bit.ly/1CifOzZ


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Published on December 21, 2014 12:20 • 7 views
Lisa Shea Lisa Shea's blog:

$9M in stolen art including Rivera has been recovered in LA – was stolen from an elderly couple, both now dead –


$9M in stolen art



The post $9M in stolen art appeared first on Lisa Shea Blog.

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Published on December 20, 2014 14:40 • 4 views
Anca Dunavete Anca Dunavete's blog:

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Write hard and clear about what hurts.— Ernest Hemingway




When nobody was looking, I buried my ring in the sand and left it for the waves to carry it far away. I didn’t want him and the symbols of his stupid, selfish love and, if I really had stopped to think, I might have thrown my own bod...

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Published on September 24, 2014 17:15 • 5 views
John    Armstrong John Armstrong's blog:
My other job, besides writing, which I consider my real job - although to quote the eminent British philosopher Mick Jones, "I got a job, but it don't pay" - is as a caregiver or care aide, in a geriatric residence. I work with two elderly ladies far gone in dementia and other physical and psycho... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 12:15 • 49 views
Doris Richardson-Edsell Doris Richardson-Edsell's blog:
Though a focus on your mind, body and soul, you can begin to develop a stronger you.
Starting with your physical being; take a long walk today in silence.
For your mind; read something inspiring to motivate and guide yourself.
And finally, for your spirit, dig deeply into your soul and find ways to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 12:11 • 7 views
Andrea McKenzie Raine Andrea McKenzie Raine's blog:
The compelling thing about making art -- or making anything, I suppose -- is the moment when the vaporous, insubstantial idea becomes a solid there, a thing, a substance in a world of substances. Circe, Nimbue, Artemis, Athena, all the old sorceresses: they must have known the feeling as they tra... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 12:11 • 28 views
Kristin Elyon Kristin Elyon's blog:
Ahhh! Christmas is almost here! Only a couple more days! Today's snippet comes from A Carol for Adelyn. My Christmas novella! I hope you enjoy it! ***
“Good girl,” he whispered his voice hungry with desire, while he continued to probe her insides with the vibrator. As he pleasured her several ti... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 00:00 • 4 views
Sergiu T. Sergiu T.'s blog:
Printre case cenuşii, se strecoară şoapte murdare, iar printre şoapte, pluteşte o umbră. Împreună, par a zămisli ceva. Nu e nimeni în jur, îi vede doar luna; dar luna e singură pe cer; e palidă, e rece şi aminteşte mai mult de o prinţesă otrăvită decât de o regină a nopţii.
- După următoarea casă,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 12:04 • 5 views
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