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Michael   Lawrence Michael Lawrence's blog:
This book was written for the ladies, i hope it reaches those who need to know they are special.

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Published on November 24, 2014 14:57 • 1 view
Massimo Marino Massimo Marino's blog:

I’m an Ethical Author


ETHICAL AUTHOR CODE

I’m an Ethical Author


A couple of weeks ago the Alliance of Independent Authors announced the establishment of an Ethical Author Code in response to a general concern about the behaviour of some authors, both self-published and traditionally published. Like the vast majority o...

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Regan Walker Regan Walker's blog:
Picture It takes talent to write a great historical romance novel, but it takes even more to write three in a row and make them all worthy reads.

See the new list on Historical Romance Review, all those I've rated 4 or 5 stars, HERE.
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Published on November 23, 2014 07:36 • 4 views
Marcie Eanes Marcie Eanes's blog:
I took a long deep breath before jumping into my Texas adventure with both feet. Cameo readings/signings at BookWoman (Austin) the Enchanted Cedar (Lorena) along with Spoken and Heard (Austin) were lessons filled with laughter, good spirits and good friends.

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Published on November 24, 2014 14:12 • 19 views
Jenelle Leanne Schmidt Jenelle Leanne Schmidt's blog:

I had planned on doing a review of the movie Maleficent today.Hopefully I’ll get around to it later this week. You see, I have been struggling rather a lot with my latest novel (title pending). It is the sequel to The Orb and the Airship, which is my fantasy/pirate/sci-fi-ish adventure story, for...

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Published on November 24, 2014 13:33 • 5 views
Maria Stefanou Maria Stefanou's blog:


Το αγαπημένο μου Arts and the City φιλοξενεί την πρώτη μου αποκλειστική συνέντευξη μετά την κυκλοφορία του νέο μου βιβλίου "Μια Βόλτα στον Παράδεισο". Θέλω να στείλω όλη μου την αγάπη και να ευχαριστήσω ολόψυχα τις δύο ταλαντούχες κυρίες και λατρεμένες υπάρξεις, τη Μαρία Μπακάρα και τη Νικολέτα... Read more of this blog post »
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Ashley Howland Ashley Howland's blog:

We missed our Halloween party this year, so decided to do it in combination with an early Christmas party… The result a Nightmare Before Christmas party!


the girls loved the idea and came up with some great ideas for cakes. Somehow I managed to pull off a scary Christmas tree and Mummy cupcakes to...

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Published on November 23, 2014 21:18 • 1 view
Melissa M. Frye Melissa M. Frye's blog:
I have so much to be thankful for in my life that most of the time I just thank God for blessing me. But as our yearly holiday approaches, I wanted to thank a few folks in my writing community: FWC: I joined Fayetteville Writing Circle this year and have gotten to know some wonderfully […]
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Published on November 23, 2014 22:01 • 5 views
Dylan Saccoccio Dylan Saccoccio's blog:
In 3 more reviews, I will raffle off another signed copy amongst those who posted reviews. I've kept records of everyone who posts a review and connects with me to let me know when they do, and for every 10 reviews Book 1 gets on Amazon, I raffle off a signed copy. Your name stays in all future r... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 24, 2014 13:44 • 38 views
Vanessa Wester Vanessa Wester's blog:
I have just set up a new page for my FREE eBooks!

In the current climate, it is getting harder to give books away. There are many reasons for this, but the main one (in my opinion anyway) is that mainstream publishers are doing promos everyday. You can now get a "known" author for under a £1.

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Published on November 24, 2014 06:20 • 6 views
Devin Berglund Devin Berglund's blog:

7 Tips on Finding Your Beta ReadersI get a lot of questions about how I found my beta readers.


So, I thought I’d share that with you all.


How I Found My Beta Readers

1. First off, make a list of people.


2. When people (readers) tell me they are interested in reading my book (I write them on the list.)


3. Then I put up a beta reader app...

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Published on November 24, 2014 03:00 • 2 views
Evinda Lepins Evinda Lepins's blog:
Coffee Hour @ Chicklit Power...

Coffee Hour @ Chicklit Power…


Once again, welcomeMonday! Here we are, at the start of another week and one that brings us a holiday at that. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, it trumps Christmas for me. Maybe it’s the food, the time off or maybe it’s the company of family and friends. Whatever...

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Published on November 24, 2014 05:00 • 1 view
J.C. Daniels J.C. Daniels's blog:

Razed


He pressed his thumb to the wide, soft curve of her lower lip.


Eyes on that curve, he said, “So... what? You here looking for a quick fuck, Keelie?”


She jerked, tried to pull away.


He didn’t let her, leaning his weight more heavily against her although he knew full well he might be tasting his bal...

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Published on November 24, 2014 07:00 • 6 views
Cardeno C. Cardeno C.'s blog:
Hey y'all!

I'm Julia Talbot, and I write all the things!

Grins. I mean, I write het, m/m, menage and lesbian stuff. A few people have asked me to talk about the lesbian fiction, so here I am.

I love to write lesbian fiction, though it's usually a hobby for me. Why is it that lesbian romance sells...

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Published on November 23, 2014 16:14 • 6 views
Beth Rodgers Beth Rodgers's blog:
As her father, I have to say that Margot is the sweetest, kindest person. She's my little girl, and I don't think I'm ready for her to grow up yet. Now that she's starting high school, I hope she still has time for me. I like making her happy, going places she likes, like how I planned that trip... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 24, 2014 13:23 • 10 views
Jill Shalvis Jill Shalvis's blog:

First of all, the shenanigans going on in my books today:


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And third! I’m dying to know what your fave books of 2014 have been so far. I’m giving away three books to randomly drawn wi...

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Published on November 24, 2014 04:00 • 14 views
Richard Tongue Richard Tongue's blog:

The crew of the Battlecruiser Alamo has accomplished their mission, rescuing their lost crewmen from the clutches of the Cabal's slave markets, but at a terrible price. As they struggle to come to terms with the loss of Lieutenant-Captain Marshall and Lance-Corporal Cooper, the remainder of the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 24, 2014 11:05 • 7 views
Rob Kitchin Rob Kitchin's blog:
As regular readers of the blog will be aware, my new novel Stumped was published ten days ago. I've spotted two reviews, one on Eurocrime by Rich Westwood (of Past Offences) and one on Col's Criminal Library. I also answered twenty questions on Dana King's blog, One Bite at a Time. Many thanks t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 23, 2014 02:51 • 11 views
Rosanna Leo Rosanna Leo's blog:
Hello, my friends. I am a happy author today. That's what seeing my new covers does to me. And I have a sexy, brand-spanking-new one for you today.

As my readers may know, I have been hard at work on a contemporary romance called The Stand-In. This book will arrive Feb. 9, 2015, just in time for V... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 24, 2014 03:00 • 1 view
Nicola Griffith Nicola Griffith's blog:
Yesterday's photos are black and white, which covers a multitude of sins. Here, for the sake of truth-in-advertising, are two full-colour shots, again untouched by Photoshop. This first one is byChristopher M. Cevasco, taken at my panel at World Fantasy Convention in Washington DC. Cropped, to re... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 24, 2014 11:24 • 5 views
Charlie Cochet Charlie Cochet's blog:

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Hello all! Today for my monthly author spot over at Love Bytes Reviews I’m chatting about the challenges of writing a large cast and the characters of the THIRDS series. Drop by and find out a little more about the making of the THIRDS.


http://lovebytesreviews.com/2014/11/24/writing-the-thirds-...

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Published on November 23, 2014 21:00 • 5 views
Sharon Ledwith Sharon Ledwith's blog:
Sharing the Good things in Life with my BFFThe upcoming American Thanksgiving paves the way for the holiday season, and because many of my author friends live in the USA, I feel I’m celebrating being thankful right along with them. Thanksgiving (both in Canada and America) not only gives us time... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 24, 2014 03:00 • 6 views
Jeri Walker-Bickett Jeri Walker-Bickett's blog:

NURTURING ARTISTIC TALENT takes many forms. Photography provides a creative outlet for me that can often work wonders to alleviate writer’s block. When I do the things I love–traveling, hiking, gardening–I can drift toward a more zen-like state which makes writing more likely to happen. The ways...

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Published on November 24, 2014 03:00 • 6 views
Adelle Laudan Adelle Laudan's blog:
Here is the next story in my Women of Strength Series, Nala.
A small Lakota village in Canada, many moons ago it was expected for women to marry and have children. Nala is the oldest of three sisters and was born with a birthmark down one side of her face. For this reason, she is shunned by her pe... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 24, 2014 13:08 • 13 views
Jonathan Janz Jonathan Janz's blog:

Hey, friends. Hope you’re well. I am. More importantly, my family is. Thanksgiving is coming up, which makes me happy because it’s one of the coziest holidays, and I enjoy eating, and, on a selfish note, I’m really hoping to get some extra writing time over the long weekend, and I love writing ti...

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Published on November 23, 2014 14:57 • 8 views
Danny Adams Danny Adams's blog:
I've been collecting books for a long time, one way or another. I started gathering them about me from my earliest memories, picked out my own that I wanted to buy early on in elementary school, and at the age of 12 - after seeing Phil Farmer's 20,000 volume collection in this pre-Internet age wh... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 24, 2014 12:59 • 6 views
Uvi Poznansky Uvi Poznansky's blog:
Thrilled to find this review for the audiobook edition of Rise to Power:
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"Masterful Adaptation of an Old Testament Story"
"Rise to Power" is beautifully written, emotionally engaging, thought-provoking and very interesting. David George is a gr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 23, 2014 21:20 • 4 views
C.J. Daugherty C.J. Daugherty's blog:
The first trailer for the Night School Web Series is READY!! I’m so excited for you guys to see it. Everybody’s been workingflat out on the series, and it’s all coming together. This trailer is your chance to get a look at what we’ve been doing. I hope you like …

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Published on November 22, 2014 13:04 • 5 views
Daniel Casey Daniel Casey's blog:
Every fantasy story, every novel and series, needs a map. Sometimes a map is all you need to tell a story. I would imagine cartographers and historians of maps would agree. What I know is, since I was a kid I’ve been drawn to maps. Whether in color or black & white, hand drawn, topographical,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 24, 2014 12:50 • 6 views
Jurgen Appelo Jurgen Appelo's blog:
Management 3.0 #Workout

By now all the different editions of my new book Management 3.0 #Workout are finished and published. The book, easily the most colorful and practical management book in the world, is available as PDF, ePub, Kindle and in a printed edition. And, although writing a book is great fun, finishing a bo...

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Published on November 24, 2014 02:51 • 5 views
Lorene Collier Purcy Lorene Collier Purcy's blog:
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Are you prepared for winter? Are your cars ready? Is your antifreeze at the proper concentration? Do you have any winter supplies you might need, like salt and a shovel? Waiting until the big snowstorm will likely cause you to pay more than you have to.

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Published on November 23, 2014 01:00 • 4 views
Janet Mainville Janet Mainville's blog:
I'm editing my book again. I thought that I was finished with it until I realized that the format is a little bit wonky and I needed to correct a few errors. It's not like I didn't edit over and over again before I submitted it but here I am, editing again. That's OK. It's my first attempt at wri... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 24, 2014 12:39 • 12 views
John W. Otte John W. Otte's blog:

I know that many of you are probably in the throes of getting ready for annual turkey-coma day, also known colloquially as Thanksgiving. This is one of those holidays that are loaded with family traditions.


I used to have a Thanksgiving tradition that I haven’t had the joy to experience in a while...

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Published on November 24, 2014 06:30 • 8 views
Margaret Jean Langstaff Margaret Jean Langstaff's blog:
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Published on November 24, 2014 12:43 • 28 views
Sue Burke Sue Burke's blog:
We had so much fun last month we’re doing it again:

The Madrid Writer’s Club will host an open mic at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 25, at El dinosaurio todavía estaba allí Bookstore and Café, calle Lavapiés, 8, Madrid, Spain.

I’ll be reading a piece I wrote as a Christmas gift for my nephew about hi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 24, 2014 10:36 • 7 views
Colleen Hoover Colleen Hoover's blog:
So many things have happened this week! First, we get Griffin Peterson’s new single and video, SET ME FREE. Second, I announced the surprise release for Maybe Not, coming out TONIGHT! Third, I attended my very first signing as a reader, meeting Anna Todd and seeing Christina Lauren again. Fun tim... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 23, 2014 13:55 • 39 views
Χρήστος Γιανναράς Χρήστος Γιανναράς's blog:

Αντιγράφω από ένα μικρό βιβλίο του Γιάννη Πατίλη, με τίτλο «Ελληνικά και Ιστορική Ορθογραφία στην Πλανητική Εποχή», που πρόσφατα κυκλοφόρησε (δυστυχώς, λόγω κρίσης, σε πολύ περιορισμένο αριθμό αντιτύπων).


«Το 1930, στο περιοδικό “Πρωτοπορία”, ο μαρξιστής διανοούμενος Γιάννης Σιδέρης έγραφε χαρακτη...

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Published on November 23, 2014 23:33 • 6 views
Claire Ridgway Claire Ridgway's blog:

Illustrated Kings and Queens of EnglandIt’s an exciting day for me today because my latest book, Illustrated Kings and Queens of England, has just been released on Kindle. For those of you who don’t like ebooks, it is also being released as a hardback coffee-table style book and should be out in the next couple of weeks – watch this s...

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Published on November 24, 2014 09:17 • 6 views
Jennifer A. Nielsen Jennifer A. Nielsen's blog:

Stats:


Days Away from Home: 15


Total # of Airports Passing Through: 9


States: 5 (Nebraska, Texas, Maryland, Virginia, Illinois)


Schools: 9 + 1 Library


Conferences: 2


Diet Mt. Dews Consumed: Don’t ask


Highlights:


* That 6th grader in Omaha who told me you didn’t like to read until you found THE FALSE PRI...

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Published on November 24, 2014 05:57 • 12 views
Paul Colt Paul Colt's blog:
Two years ago I was asked to address the graduating class of a program for at-risk middle school age kids. The program taught the kids life lessons built around learning equine skills and studying the cowboy code; or code of the west as some call it. The program director thought being a western w... Read more of this blog post »
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Javier Maldonado Javier Maldonado's blog:
Nunca he sido un hombre que le dé demasiada importancia a las fechas, algo de lo que pueden dar fe aquellos que me conocen más de cerca, sin embargo, creo que el día de hoy amerita esta entrada: el dragón cumple cinco años de existencia y lo hace sobrepasando las cien mil visitas. Cinco años en... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 23, 2014 11:24 • 6 views
Mark              Phillips Mark Phillips's blog:
With this holiday season approaching I felt it was time to talk about family a little bit.

They are vastly important to the life of a writer. Not only are they a support system and a constant source of encouragement in a profession that is designed to crush your spirit, but they are also important... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 24, 2014 12:13 • 36 views
S.E. Lindberg S.E. Lindberg's blog:
The Black Company: The First Novel of 'The Chronicles of The Black Company'The Black Company: The First Novel of 'The Chronicles of The Black Company' by Glen Cook
S.E. rating: 5 of 5 stars

Gritty, Mysterious Adventure: Glen Cook’s Chronicles of the Black Company starts off a lengthy series with a large following (which I have finally joined). Thanks to a Sword & Sor... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 24, 2014 09:34 • 9 views
Red Phoenix Red Phoenix's blog:
The extended, more erotic version of By the Light of the Scottish Moon is now available on:

Amazon,
B&N
and
Smashwords

By the Light of the Scottish Moon:

Two lost souls, the Moon and a death wish...

Bryn, the leader of his wolf pack, is so lost in his own pain he cannot see beyond it. Freya is dyin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 24, 2014 09:52 • 21 views
Joel G. Gomes Joel G. Gomes's blog:
A um dia de completar um mês desde a publicação de A Imagem é tempo de fazer um pequeno balanço. Sobre a receptividade dos leitores, até agora não tenho tido razão de queixa. (Bem pelo contrário.) No entanto, não sei dizer se isso se deve ao facto de o livro estar mesmo bom (está mesmo, … Continu... Read more of this blog post »
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Sarah  Allen Sarah Allen's blog:
As we get deeper and deeper into the holiday season, many of us are finalizing preparations to visit family for Thanksgiving or Christmas. Some of us are traversing countries, or even continents. The holidays come with some built-in travel, and as in any situation, it's best if we writer's are p... Read more of this blog post »
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Sandra Baublitz Sandra Baublitz's blog:
Black Friday shopping doesn't have to be all about the big box stores. There are plenty of other options out there. Many of them will save you more money than the traditional retailers.

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John R. Fultz John R. Fultz's blog:

Someone had the terrific idea of making a video for “Wizard in Black”

by English Doom-Rockers ELECTRIC WIZARD, using clips from

Ralph Bakshi’s classic film WIZARDS (1977). A perfect match.Crank it up.



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