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Tiana Dalichov Tiana Dalichov's blog:

When an author sells a book to a publisher, she gets paid an advance. Say you write a book and a publisher buys it for $100. That $100 is an investment they made in your work because they expect their return will be greater than that. And until the publisher has made back its $100, you aren’t owe...

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Published on October 23, 2014 07:11 • 1 view
Lilo Abernathy Lilo Abernathy's blog:
I was so surprised to discover that Varg, the mysterious wolf, would end up being the most loved side character in The Light Who Shines. It's quite a feat for a character with absolutely no dialogue. But, when I first published, the comments came pouring in.
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Published on October 24, 2014 11:06 • 18 views
Katherine Hurley Katherine Hurley's blog:
Believe me, I KNOW how hard it is to wait for the next book in a series. (Book 4 of Throne of Glass, please? *wink, wink, nudge, nudge*) It's a rough projection, but I am looking at spring of 2015 for Book 2 in The Griever's Mark series. I am SO excited to be working on Book 2. I had a minor setb... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 25, 2014 10:40 • 19 views
Nibha Gupta Nibha Gupta's blog:
A few days back when Diwali was being awaited, I came back from hostel to enjoy the vacations and join in the festivities of the most important festival of Hindus. But this festival not only brings joy and happiness but also a sudden drift in the season. It’s not as if only I have felt, […] Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 25, 2014 05:16 • 1 view
Talina Perkins Talina Perkins's blog:
TGIF! If you write MMA romance, or know someone who does, Bookin' It Designs just added a new pre-made cover to their collection! Click the image below and check out Bookin' It Designs' Pre-made covers which go for $75.00 for front digital covers.

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Published on October 20, 2014 07:45 • 5 views
J.L.    Wilson J.L. Wilson's blog:


Helping a friend propose #love #pizza #I’mhungry #That’samore now the song is stuck in your head too :)

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Published on October 24, 2014 16:35 • 7 views
Jodi Lew-Smith Jodi Lew-Smith's blog:


I am pleased to report that I have an indie book to recommend! I found Victoria Cox’s as an award winner at the Historical Novel Society site and was quite pleased that I fully agreed with the assessment of historical novelist Elizabeth Chadwick, judge of the award, when she said, “The history fe... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 25, 2014 08:16 • 6 views
Pamela Sparkman Pamela Sparkman's blog:
I walked into the dimly lit room where my grandmother sat, staring out the window into the dark night. She looked deep in thought. Inching closer, I heard her humming a song. Listening closely, I recognized it immediately. When I approached her, I began to sing the lyrics while she hummed ‘Can’t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 25, 2014 10:34 • 15 views
Zach Sweets Zach Sweets's blog:
I'm horrible at blogging. More than I'd expected, though. But that's okay. It's never too late to get back to blogging every once in a while. It's a good way for me to jot down my thoughts about my writing progress and a little taste of my personal life. J I can't promise you I'll post every day... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 28, 2014 12:29 • 1 view
A.R. Rivera A.R. Rivera's blog:
This is a legitimate question. When I was little, I associated the word feminist with a very girly-girl. And I wanted to be one. I envisioned pink hair ribbons and curls, sparkly jewels and high-heeled shoes. This may sound like a farce, but throughout my life, all I’ve ever learned about feminis... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2014 08:36 • 1 view
Heloise West Heloise West's blog:

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Reminder that the House of Manlove is hosting a flash fiction blog hop from October 26 to October 31, 2014. Stories are no longer than 1200 words and the theme is haunted houses and gay romance.



Sign up here!



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Published on October 23, 2014 15:33 • 1 view
Brigitta Hudácskó Brigitta Hudácskó's blog:
A popkult csajokat a munkaszüneti nap és a hosszú hétvége sem tántoríthatja el attól, hogy teljesítsék szent küldetésüket! Mint bizonyára emlékeztek, az előző adásban a könyvtárakról beszélgettünk, azóta offline életünkben mindenféle könyvtáras dologgal foglalkoztunk (ezekről bővebben a következő... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2014 00:00 • 5 views
Andrea Drew Andrea Drew's blog:

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Wow thank you so much you’ve made my day with this review :-)


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On the way home from a blind date, psychic Gypsy Shields tries to intervene during a kidnapping and runs into a brick wall, literally. Awakening in the hospital with her...

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Published on October 23, 2014 18:50 • 1 view
Katherine Harbour Katherine Harbour's blog:
Archon (The Books of Raziel, #1) by Sabrina Benulis
Angela Mathers is a damaged young woman who has arrived at Westwood Academy in an unknown part of the world that seems to by ruled by a Vatican that deals in the occult. Young women called Bloodheads are being shipped here because there is a prophecy that one of them will become the Ruin, the on... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 25, 2014 10:11 • 33 views
Rocky Rochford Rocky Rochford's blog:
This Week I'm actually going to talk about myself, giving you all entry into my head.

I find my mind drifting back to a conversation I had with my father, an exchange of vocabulary where he left me with this words: "Go back to England? Why would you want to do that? You're a Writer, you should do... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 25, 2014 10:10 • 34 views
Nenia Campbell Nenia Campbell's blog:
So I got the cover for my new book, Decadence, from Louisa.

This time, instead of posting it to Goodreads, I would like to organize a cover reveal blog tour!

I had the second week of November in mind -- somewhere between the 9th and the 15th -- so it doesn't interfere with Thanksgiving.

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Published on October 25, 2014 10:08 • 17 views
Eileen Bell Eileen Bell's blog:
Seeing my book nestled next to Anthony Bidulka's was the thrill of the week for me!

Check it out! So many excellent Canadian crime writers! So little time...

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Published on October 25, 2014 10:04 • 25 views
Jennifer Foehner Wells Jennifer Foehner Wells's blog:
XenophobiaXenophobia by Peter Cawdron
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This book unfolded in an entirely new way. It was completely unexpected and kept me guessing. This is not your average first contact story.. It's about character, the best and worst of humanity, and has the most unique depiction of an alien spe... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 24, 2014 19:47 • 6 views
Perrin Briar Perrin Briar's blog:

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More Cities Are Making It Illegal To Hand Out Food To The Homeless

To read the full article by Eliza Barclay,click here.


Is this really going to reduce the number of homeless people? This kind of ‘out of sight, out of mind’ mentality is disgusting. If I visited one of these cities with these kind...

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Published on October 22, 2014 16:59 • 5 views
Marko Kloos Marko Kloos's blog:

Hey, kids!


For my 43rd birthday (which is, incidentally, TODAY AND RIGHT NOW), Audible got me a nice surprise:


LINES OF DEPARTURE is the Audible Deal of the Day!


So if you like taking in your fiction through the sound-holes in your skull, you may want to head over there and pick up a copy. It’s che...

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Published on October 25, 2014 06:37 • 1 view
محمد قرط الجزمي محمد قرط الجزمي's blog:

صراع أزلي أبدي

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الصراع بين القلب والعقل صراع أزلي أبدي ،ولطالما تحدثوا عنه وناقشوا فيه مسائل ..المنطق يقول أن اتباع العقل هو الأصلح ، والواقع يؤكد أن اتباع القلب هو الأقوى ..



فعلاً ، لو جئنا للحياة والدنيا والواقع من حولنا ، لرأينا أن القلب غالباً هو المسيطر فينا على العقل ..كلنا قلوبنا تسيطر...

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Published on October 24, 2014 14:00 • 8 views
Pawl Schwartz Pawl Schwartz's blog:


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Out Today || The Collected ‘Filler Bunny’


While the world awaits Jhonen Vasquez’ return to comics, er, cartoons, or…he could start racing Nascar for all the world cares. Ahem, well, as the world awaits Jhonen Vasquez’ return IN GENERAL TO ANYTHING (besides twitter), Filler Bunny has...

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Published on July 28, 2014 10:23 • 5 views
K.J. Mecklenfeld K.J. Mecklenfeld's blog:
Planeta de Aur in biblioteca lui Daniel

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Planeta de Aur pe raftul lui Daniel Hehei! Ce ne mai bucurăm să primim fotografii de la cititorii noștri! Daniel (Bumbaru, de astă dată, ca să îl deosebim de celălalt Daniel, Afloarei) ne-a trimis ieri seară o fotografie cu aRead more...


The post Planeta de Aur pe raftul lui Daniel...

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Published on October 24, 2014 03:30 • 6 views
Gemma Herrero Virto Gemma Herrero Virto's blog:

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Hoy se ha publicado en el blog El aventurero de papel una nueva entrevista sobre mis obras. Quiero dar las gracias a Ana Granger porque ha quedado fantástica. Os voy a pegar debajo el texto (como hago siempre), pero en esta ocasión os recomiendo que pinchéis en el link para verla en el blog de...

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Published on October 23, 2014 10:06 • 6 views
Lucas Bale Lucas Bale's blog:

I have always wanted to write short stories that have nothing at all to do with Beyond the Wall. Narrow pieces of fiction with a theme, character or setting which excites me. A single pulse which resonates through a story which can be read in a few hours. Science fiction is perfect for stories li...

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Published on October 23, 2014 04:07 • 7 views
Sheala Vast-Binder Sheala Vast-Binder's blog:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/sunciti_sundaram/10603450323/in/photolist-bBjEoh-azzppN-h9Zsn2-5ho7Eh-8QCY7z-8Ragv2-nb7CKa-azogxR-daHoxK-6dgtf-6cH47-8PqMGc-4QPLvZ-dt4Enq-6cLeW-8PqMG2-8PqMFZ-nthVDf-dMwdWB-9q6JmG-5k8dnR-5xdzbF-8eHyCg-7Xhg1t-pLgqNK-49G9tJ-oJiEYo-poH5GW-poH5JQ-6cK2U-6dfv8-5xuePF-5xdGC2-pqseWK-oL24zC-oJiHmE-pGTrcH-6dhi7-poKPqE-5x4krd-6cH42-p7jCu-6dgte-8Wzv1d-6cL6C-6dgtg-p7jCi-p7jCg-p7jCe-p7jCaAlso known as Deepavali, or "Festival of Lights," Divali is one of the most important holidays for Hindus. (It is also celebrated by Sikhs and Jains.) Divali is an autumn festival that centers around the victory of light over darkness, goodness over evil, and knowledge over ignorance. Various st... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 22, 2014 13:47 • 7 views
Denise Drespling Denise Drespling's blog:

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NaNoWriMo is coming! I want to help you be ready for it. So! I’m having a giveaway. Enter below to win a brand new Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Thesaurus and a cool writing notebook. Because what’s better than an uber long list of words with more words that help you think of new words and then...

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Published on October 24, 2014 12:35 • 7 views
Shirley McLain Shirley McLain's blog:

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Hey girl, I enjoyed reading this very truthful blog. I know all about that limited income. I hate the PR work that goes along with my book because I don’t have time to write at all. I’m either on the social sites are looking for someone to do reviews for the book. What I hate is...

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Published on October 23, 2014 10:20 • 5 views
A.G. Howard A.G. Howard's blog:
Lots of lovely bloggers have been asking where to get an Ensnared countdown widget.

I've tried to find a counter with a drop box to hold the HTML, but have had no luck. So, highlighted below is the HTML for the widget located on my side bar.

It should work on most blogs using a gadget feature.

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Published on September 30, 2014 05:01 • 8 views
Greg Strandberg Greg Strandberg's blog:
Most people are stupid – you know this. Oh, you’re not stupid, of course, but just about everyone you come into contact with on a daily basis is. Throw in the internet, that goes up by about fivefold.

Remember, about 30% of people in the US have a college degree, if even that.

Perhaps a distinctio... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 25, 2014 09:10 • 10 views
Brina Brady Brina Brady's blog:

Hello Peeps!


I’m buried in deep edits for “Bend Over”at the moment. This is why I haven’t been on here much.


I have 80,000 words so far.


Here is the man that is helping me while I edit.


He’s cracking the whip to make sure I don’t take too many breaks.


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Published on October 25, 2014 05:16 • 8 views
Robert Stermscheg Robert Stermscheg's blog:
November 11th, the day we set aside for remembering those who've served in the Armed Forces, is always a special and somber day for me. Although I briefly served in the 'Reserves' years ago, it's nothing compared to those who've actually gone overseas and risked their lives for their country.
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Published on October 25, 2014 09:11 • 7 views
Jason K. Lewis Jason K. Lewis's blog:

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Its been a long time since I last posted and I have had a few adventures (crikey, many posts worth of stories to come…). I thought this was an opportune time to update you on my plans for November. You see I am planning to take part in a thing call NanoWriMo. Not heard of it? Well you should th...

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Published on October 22, 2014 13:21 • 7 views
Zoltan Istvan Zoltan Istvan's blog:
This Business Insider story I'm in on the future of sex has been translated ‪#‎Chinese‬ and is appearing on some large China sites: http://www.leiphone.com/news/201410/2...
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Published on October 25, 2014 08:56 • 9 views
Michael G. Munz Michael G. Munz's blog:
Last week I had the pleasure of chatting with UpgradeYourStory.com’s Ally Bishop (and, briefly, her dog) about writing, comedy, and Zeus Is Dead: A Monstrously Inconvenient Adventure. The interview went up theUpgrade Your Story podcast yesterday. Head on over there and have a listen!
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Published on October 23, 2014 15:56 • 4 views
Lynn Sholes Lynn Sholes's blog:
TOUCHES THE STARS

In ancient times, the tribes of the Florida Everglades lived a life rich with tradition and ritual. But it was the shaman, endowed with his wisdom, knowledge of the spiritual world, and powerful visions, who guided his people.

Mi-sa, the shaman’s daughter, was born under a shooti... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 25, 2014 08:51 • 1 view
Renae Kaye Renae Kaye's blog:
Okay okay! Here it is!
Picture Blurb: In the late-night quiet of the caravan park shower room, Lon Taylor washes away the filth of the Western Australian mines. He’s not looking for anyone, but when Casey offers, Lon doesn’t turn him down.

Welcoming the young man in his big, hairy arms, Lon provides a sa...
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Published on October 22, 2014 16:00 • 6 views
Rachel Barnard Rachel Barnard's blog:
National Novel Writing Month is just about a week away now… Are you ready? I’m in the process of clearing my schedule, researching for my book, working on an outline, and drafting up my goals. Go back, you say, what is NaNoWriMo??? Well, dear readers it is the month of November […] Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2014 07:57 • 1 view
Kate Quinn Kate Quinn's blog:
1. Page 2: Hey, this book isn't so bad.

2. Page 81: That's the fourth misspelled word . . . and those are just the ones I caught. Wait, how many am I missing?!

3. Start over.

4. Send panicked email to writing buddy begging for one more reread of that problematic eighth chapter.

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Published on October 25, 2014 08:43 • 24 views
Billy Young Billy Young's blog:
The week has passed quickly, almost in a blur. Work has filled the days while at night I have lost to Elite. I still haven't really explored a fraction of the game as it is so vast that. It shall take a long time to even explore one percent of the whole game as it stands at the moment. That shows... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 25, 2014 08:38 • 23 views
Wendy Corsi Staub Wendy Corsi Staub's blog:
Good Morning Readers, Fans, & Friends!

As you all know my current trilogy exploring the dangers of Social Media kicked off with a story of online bullying in THE GOOD SISTER.

The Good Sister by Wendy Corsi Staub

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This novel was followed by the Kindle exclusive novella, COLD HEARTED

COLD HEARTED by Wendy Corsi Staub

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Published on October 25, 2014 08:38 • 64 views
Taylor Ann Bunker Taylor Ann Bunker's blog:
Welcome back readers!

Last time, I did the cover reveal, so now is a good time to inform you all that Witch In The Woods: Blood Moon Ritual is now available for pre-order on Amazon!
It will be available in paperback and eBook format on October 28!




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Published on October 24, 2014 14:03 • 64 views
Whitley Gray Whitley Gray's blog:
Welcome to the blog of Whitley Gray—cops and doctors in hot water. And My Sexy Saturday! Here are seven paragraphs from the book Rabbit Wars. Jeff has returned home after months overseas as the supervising architect on a construction project…

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Terri Deno Terri Deno's blog:
Well, as of 7PM last night, I have Internet access again. It wasn't easy, and I didn't think it would happen. A call was finally placed, and the cable experts on the phone were adamant this this equipment would no longer work because of the speeds being paid for. Yet four hours after that call wa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 24, 2014 05:57 • 7 views
C.J. Anderson C.J. Anderson's blog:
She left Bishop behind and continued on to Lexa's chamber. Would the soldiers kill her on sight? Not likely. Bishop made it clear that Lexa had plans for her child.

"Do not move! Identify yourself!" said an unseen soldier.
"It's me. Lauren Vasquez. Bishop said she wanted to see me."
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Published on October 25, 2014 08:26 • 8 views
Taylor Anderson Taylor Anderson's blog:

We are pleased to announce that Straits of Hell, #10 in the New York Times Bestselling Destroyermen Series will be released on May 5, 2015!


It is already available for pre-order!


Amazon|Barnes and Noble|Powell’s Books


As always, I’m profoundly indebted to all the people who’ve enjoyed the yarn and a...

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