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Marshall Vian Summers Marshall Vian Summers's blog:
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Received by Marshall Vian Summers
December 23, 1994 in Boulder, Colorado

Christmas represents the emergence of Knowledge in the individual. This is exemplified in the life of Jesus, who beyond his own understanding even, a Greater Power emerged within him and overtook his life—uniting him with the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 19:59 • 1 view
John Green John Green's blog:

In which Hank edits together a ton of the best moments from this year's Project for Awesome. Of course, no one can be there for all of it but, this way, you can catch a glimpse! I'd like to edit together some of the more intriguing episodes, but this will have to do for now.

Thank you all so mu...

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Published on December 19, 2014 15:50 • 4 views
Quent Cordair Quent Cordair's blog:
I urge my fellow writers, artists, musicians, performing artists, producers, directors, distributors—all those involved in the arts—to respond with courage, disdain, and the passion of Cyrano against those who would silence us. The war against freedom of expression is one of dynamic momentum, in... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 19:36 • 5 views
Holly Black Holly Black's blog:

So before it's all holiday all the time, I wanted to post the final piece of the how-to-get-a-copy-of-Darkest-Part-of-the-Forest puzzle: my Book Tour dates. This time it's mostly going to be East Coast (and Seattle!) and I will be in New Jersey where I haven't been in a while.

If you're in the ar...

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Published on December 19, 2014 13:34 • 4 views
Gena Showalter Gena Showalter's blog:

Thought about buying a copy of THE DARKEST TOUCH, featuring an immortal warrior who cannot touch another living creature skin to skin without causing a world-wide plague…yet he can't resist the woman who sets his blood aflame?



Purchase THE DARKEST TOUCH now and receive an exclusive preview from my...

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Published on December 19, 2014 19:34 • 11 views
Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie's blog:

It’s taken me 3 weeks, which was a good deal faster than I’d hoped, to get a reasonable 2nd draft of Half a War together. It usually does tend to be the case that the process is less horrifying than you expect once you start to tackle it. Some chapters needed some pretty heavy pruning and additio...

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Published on December 19, 2014 08:41 • 7 views
Stephanie Julian Stephanie Julian's blog:


2014 is almost a goner and I'm looking forward to the new year with anticipation because I've got lots of places on my agenda to visit this year. Here's what I have so far. I hope to see many of you there.

February 5-8, 2015
I can't wait to spend some time in Florida with readers who love paranorma... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 08:41 • 8 views
Michael J. Sullivan Michael J. Sullivan's blog:

The fine people over at audible asked me and a 23 other authors to weigh in our favorite listens and here is the answer I gave:


Here is a link to the full list.

For those that are lazy, but still curious, here is what each person picked.
Anthony Doerr - We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 07:53 • 2 views
Billy Roper Billy Roper's blog:
Winner of Amazon's 'Best Books of 2014' Award: Hasten The Day: The First Year Of The Balkanization of America! Thirty reviews now up to read before buying: http://www.amazon.com/dp/1502391058/r... via @amazon Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 19:20 • 15 views
Jennifer Williams Jennifer Williams's blog:
I have two tidbits to share with you guys. I will once again be a panelist at Arisia in Boston in January. I do not have my final schedule yet but I can tell you that Friday night we are having our Circlet Press party followed by a group reading featuring myself, Cecilia Tan, and Connie Wilkins.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 19:15 • 6 views
Miranda Liasson Miranda Liasson's blog:

Lady Catherine's Secret Cover


My friend Sheridan Jeane has a newhistorical romance release out today! Check out the lovely Lady Catherine on that cover…she looks like she’s hiding something…


Synopsis: London, 1853. Despite Lady Catherine’s love of fencing, she needs to stop pretending to be a boy and fraternizing with men…b...

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Published on December 01, 2014 06:02 • 4 views
RJ Jones RJ Jones's blog:

and who doesn’t love Tom of Finland…


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Published on December 19, 2014 08:00 • 4 views
Clarissa Cartharn Clarissa Cartharn's blog:
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She’s the dream he’s never had, and the love he’s always desired

When Eric Tanner, a contract killer, is targeted to be murdered by his former employer, he seeks refuge in the apartment of a blind woman, Anne Mullen.
Eric knows how to live in silence. He’s done it all his life. So when he discover... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 18:28 • 8 views
G. Arthur Brown G. Arthur Brown's blog:


So, here it is, I Like Turles: 54 flash fictions and prose poems, penned between 2008 and 2014. Pretty much everything I did in that time, except that ones I lost foolishly when I was writing several flash pieces per week over at The New Absurdist. I didn't have any back ups of a lot of stories I... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 18:27 • 9 views
Jeanette Barth Jeanette Barth's blog:
I am running a free promotion on my newest book, "The Neighbors," December 26th to December 28th.

My book is on amazon kindle.
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Published on December 19, 2014 18:24 • 5 views
Adam Graham Adam Graham's blog:
The Golden Age Sandman Archives, Vol. 1The Golden Age Sandman Archives, Vol. 1 by Gardner F. Fox

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


These contain the earliest adventures of the Sandman, a character who Neil Gaiman would revitalize for the modern era often adapting the golden age stories. This book collects the first few stories from New York Worl... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 18:18 • 33 views
Nan Mykel Nan Mykel's blog:
The key word here is "trying." On the first shelf I looked through the old books and could not discard any. When I die I'll be discarded, I guess, not them. One was "Songs of the Spirit," a Quaker songbook from which I immediately started to sing, although I have no singing voice. (I was all alon... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 18:17 • 9 views
J.L. Clayton J.L. Clayton's blog:
To celebrate my upcoming release of: A Blaze of Magic! Woohoo!
I am doing another giveaway!
Who wants a $20 MasterCard?? There are three steps to winning this MasterCard!
So all you have to do is...
Step one: "LIKE" my AUTHOR page! If you have already done that, then you are 1/2 a step into winn... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 17:54 • 41 views
Jim Dreis Jim Dreis's blog:
“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.”

― Oscar Wilde
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Published on December 19, 2014 17:51 • 5 views
Michael H. Rubin Michael H. Rubin's blog:
The Advocate newspaper has published a story about the writing of the historical thriller, The Cottoncrest Curse

Read the story here

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Published on December 19, 2014 17:42 • 7 views
Andrew M. Brown Andrew M. Brown's blog:
Kindle Unlimited go get it!
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Published on December 19, 2014 17:27 • 7 views
Shemeka Mitchell Shemeka Mitchell's blog:
Well the year is almost over and I've only had 2 books out this year and one of them was really short! This is so not the business.I'm so done with all of this extra stuff and people. I'm good on my own. I've come to realize that and this experience will be added to my lists of mistakes I learn f... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 17:15 • 26 views
Michele Fogal Michele Fogal's blog:

Hello my dears!


Book 1 of the West Coast Boys series is out! Woopa!


Some of you have asked me – what was that link again? How do I buy that sucker?


Well, here’s all the links in case you want to share a heart-warming love story over the holidays!


Barnes and Noble


http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/king-....

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Published on December 19, 2014 17:09 • 5 views
Amanda K. Byrne Amanda K. Byrne's blog:

Remember that free read I promised you, my dear readers? Well, here it is – Rehab is now available!


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An accident forces Lila into physical therapy – and onto Dean’s massage table. Under his talented hands, her injuries start to heal, and sparks a desire that neither one can ignore.


AMZ | BN | Kob...

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Published on December 19, 2014 07:21 • 7 views
Kathy K. Cohen Kathy K. Cohen's blog:
My new article. Anyone care to review if I send you a pdf? Where English Came From  What Every American English Speaker Should Know by Kathy K. Cohen Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 17:06 • 5 views
Cole McCade Cole McCade's blog:

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A Second Chance at Paris


A SECOND CHANCE AT PARIS

Bayou's End #1

One week in Paris. One chance with her childhood crush. And one lie that could ruin it all.


Before she was Dr. Celeste London, Astrophysicist, she was Mary Celeste Haverford: dork, loser, the geek formerly known as Hairy Mary. But she’d left all that beh...

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Published on December 18, 2014 09:40 • 6 views
Kristina Rienzi Kristina Rienzi's blog:
If you’re an avid reader like me, chances are you already have Goodreads and Amazon accounts. A look back at all the books I read in 2014, so many left off, but it's great start. #amreading http://t.co/7YWMpBa8uG — Kristina Rienzi (@KristinaRienzi) December 19, 2014 But what about Wattpad? If not... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 16:04 • 1 view
Ava Jae Ava Jae's blog:
Photo credit: Peter Ras on FlickrNOTE: Don't forget, you have until Saturday, December 20, at 11:59 PM EST to enter for a chance to have the first 250 words of your MS critiqued right here on Writability!

It’s no secret that news-type sources have been less than kind to those who spend any signif... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 04:00 • 12 views
Trish Doller Trish Doller's blog:
I think we're close enough to the end of the year for me to declare favorites. This year has been unusual because I read a lot more adult fiction than I did YA, so my favorites reflect that. 1. Shotgun Lovesongs - Nickolas Butler - this was the first book I read of 2014 and it stuck with me all y... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 23:04 • 6 views
Zachary Bartels Zachary Bartels's blog:

The above toasty holiday image—a promotional graphic for my book Playing Saint —has gotten a lot of shares, retweets, and “Amens.” And I stand by old Rev. Dr. Carlson’s statement. (What does it say about me that I basically used the elderly, inflexible retired pastor as my mouthpiece in the book... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 07:12 • 6 views
Carly Ellen Kramer Carly Ellen Kramer's blog:
The holiday season is full of complicated, high sugar foods… this dish is neither. Simple to make and low in added sugar, Cran-Applesauce makes a great breakfast, easy dinner buffet side dish, or festive gift when canned in pint size jars (for canning, simply add 1 tablespoon lemon juice to each... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 06:12 • 7 views
Lisa Jakub Lisa Jakub's blog:

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This is a stressful time of year.


Sure, it’s joyous and whatever too, but let’s not candy-cane-coat this. Many people are feeling a time crunch, family pressures and money stress.Those of us who struggle withanxiety and/or depression tend to have a hard time, thanks to ridiculous holiday expecta...

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Published on December 19, 2014 05:30 • 7 views
Michael Tavon Michael Tavon's blog:
Here's a short story/script i wrote earlier this year... its pretty funny but stupid nonetheless




Somewhere, mid-summer of 3065, boredom strikes amongst the two potheaded brothers Corvis and 3uro. Both over the age or 20 ,jobless and living under their parents roof. they both seem content with thei... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 16:44 • 24 views
Sara Crawford Sara Crawford's blog:

storytellers


Hey everyone!


So I recently posted about entering a screenplay proposal in the Twilight Storytellers competition (where female filmmakers are given the opportunity to write and/or direct five short films setin the Twilight universe). They just announced that my screenplay proposal has made the T...

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Published on December 19, 2014 13:35 • 7 views
Morgan Rhodes Morgan Rhodes's blog:
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Published on December 18, 2014 19:28 • 9 views
Nadia Orenes Ruiz Nadia Orenes Ruiz's blog:

Ilustración de escaleras mecánicas llenas de personas idénticas.


Estos días he estado fijándome en lo que sucedepor las mañanas en el metro, en concreto, en las zonas de trasbordo. No importa el día que sea; no importa que la gente con la que me cruzo sea diferente: todo a mi alrededor permanece inmutable de una vez para otra, como si después de salir yo de a...

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Published on December 18, 2014 08:23 • 5 views
Davide Mana Davide Mana's blog:


The Ministry of ThunderIt should have been easy – pick up a drunk Italian in a fifth-rate Shanghai dive, and then deliver him unharmed to an Irish guy in Foochow Road.

A small simple job, just what Felice Sabatini needed to pay his way out of town.

Nice and smooth.


But this, of course, was before the guys in black pajam...

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Published on December 17, 2014 15:01 • 4 views
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