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Rachel Hartman Rachel Hartman's blog:

Do you ever have one of those days where you read two articles in a row that inadvertently seem to play off each other? Today I read “Why Do Americans Love to Blame Teachers?” and then “The Death of Adulthood in American Culture,” and I’ve enjoyed the feel of them bouncing around together in my b...

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Published on September 14, 2014 16:10 • 5 views
Carline Francois Carline Francois's blog:
A tribute to Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

We adore you, O' Christ, and we bless you, because by the Holy Cross You have redeemed the world.

Sacred Cross...
of love
of compassion
of hope
of redemption
of Salvation
of Divine Mercy
Crucified for our iniquities...
We respond...
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Published on September 14, 2014 18:36 • 5 views
Jon Konrath Jon Konrath's blog:

I’ve recently fallen down a frantic rabbit hole of youtube searches and article reading involving director James Benning, a pioneer in experimental, narrative-less film. Richard Linklater mentioned him in the director’s commentary for It’s Impossible to Learn to Plow by Reading Books, which is a...

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Published on September 14, 2014 17:23 • 1 view
Leigh Bardugo Leigh Bardugo's blog:






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Mal Oretsev: Virtue - P E R S O N A L L O Y A L T Y



"No, Alina. You came here for Ravka. For the firebird. To lead the Second Army.” He tapped the sun over his heart.


"I came here for you. You’re my flag. You’re my nation.”






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Published on September 14, 2014 16:30 • 10 views
Tyler Cowen Tyler Cowen's blog:


A robot unveiled today at the British Science Festival will be loading dishwashers next year, its developers claim.


“Boris” is one of the first robots in the world capable of intelligently manipulating unfamiliar objects with a humanlike grasp.


It was developed by scientists at the University of...

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Published on September 14, 2014 13:24 • 1 view
Jennifer Louden Jennifer Louden's blog:









“nose smashing” my girl – part of navigating my life


I used to believe shaping a life that included more of what I wanted was something I could do only if everything was right. As in:


if I wasn’t depressed,

if my health wasn’t wobbly,

if I wasn’t doubting myself,

and everybody else was pretty happy...

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Published on September 14, 2014 05:00 • 7 views
Amal El-Mohtar Amal El-Mohtar's blog:
I am going to pretend for the moment that I don't have any other outlet for speaking to people on the internet than this. I am, in this sideways evening autumn light glowing chancily out of a cloudy sky, going to ignore how noisy is everything and everywhere else, and just listen to the quiet of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 14, 2014 11:38 • 5 views
Darynda Jones Darynda Jones's blog:

Instagram First Grave Audiobook gift Card Giveaway


First Grave On the Right Audiobook Gift Cards
Giveaway on Instagram!
2 Gift Cards
Click on the picture above to ENTER via Instagram!
#1stGraveAudioGift

Winners will be chosen on September 17th.


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Published on September 14, 2014 09:57 • 6 views
Sam Sykes Sam Sykes's blog:

If you’ve read this blog in at least a passing capacity, you probably know that I like supporting various art projects. I’m a huge fan of artists and I love supporting them with linkage from this blog where I can.


If you’ve been reading this blog in the past few months, you’ll know that I recently...

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Published on September 14, 2014 16:19 • 4 views
Amanda Stevens Amanda Stevens's blog:

Now Or Later Signpost Showing Delay Deadlines And UrgencyAs you all know, for reasons beyond my control, I fell way behind on my writing deadlines and I’ve been slow to catch up. So, at the beginning of September, I set some very realistic goals for myself, writing-wise and health-wise.


I walk in the mornings at least four or five times a week and then...

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Published on September 14, 2014 09:04 • 10 views
Stina Leicht Stina Leicht's blog:
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Published on September 14, 2014 14:36 • 4 views
Killian McRae Killian McRae's blog:
I have a secret. A few times, I’ve tangentially referenced it in public. Many have suspected it, but there’s been no interventions, because, really, how do you even begin to talk about something like this with a friend? It’s awkward because I’m so alone. I feel helpless to stop, powerlessRead the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 13, 2014 23:13 • 4 views
Ais Ais's blog:
You can now see the entries for the ICoS fanart contest-- and vote!

It's easy to vote; just go there, choose your favorite piece (believe me, that will by far be the most difficult decision), then in the poll leave your email in the comment field and a favorite quote from the series. Boom. You're... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 14, 2014 17:37 • 11 views
Scott Sigler Scott Sigler's blog:
THE CHAMPION cover
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Here it is! It’s been two years since we launched GFL Book IV, THE MVP, and finally the saga of Quentin Barnes and the Ionath Krakens continues.


http://media.blubrry.com/scottsigler/media.libsyn.com/scottsigler/01_THE_CHAMPION_Episode_1.mp3


Quentin Barnes and his Krakens...

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Published on September 14, 2014 14:00 • 7 views
Tim Challies Tim Challies's blog:
Faith Hacking

I love to find and share practical methods or techniques for living the Christian life—ways other Christians live out their Christian faith day-by-day. As I speak with people, as I read books, as I listen to sermons, I am always looking for these tips which I call “faith hacks.” I am going to sha...

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Published on September 14, 2014 03:19 • 6 views
Selena Blake Selena Blake's blog:

Hello and welcome to a new edition of Someone Searched For It Sunday.


First up: stormy weather author

That’s me, Selena Blake. Find out more about my bestselling paranormal romance series, Stormy Weather, here.


Next: Selena Blake

While I’m not Selena Gomez or Blake Lively, for some reason those two n...

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Published on September 14, 2014 03:00 • 6 views
Rival Gates Rival Gates's blog:
The pieces start to come together.
The crowd mumbled at the utterance of the name. Linvin and his company were immediately at attention. As the noise grew to a crescendo Gramlick once again addressed his master. “That is a bedtime story, My Lord. Please tell me you don’t think you’re going to find... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 14, 2014 17:22 • 6 views
Lisa Wingate Lisa Wingate's blog:
Happy Monday, everyone! While you’re reading this, I am somewhere on the road for The Story Keeper book tour. If you’re anywhere in GA, NC, SC, VA, MO, OK, come see me! I’ve just finished up a big group event in Memphis with author pals Kellie Coates Gilbert, Lynne Gentry, Elizabeth Ludwig, and J... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 14, 2014 16:38 • 5 views
Victoria Ashley Victoria Ashley's blog:
Hemy is Live!

Amazon US: http://tinyurl.com/nk5sv96

Amazon UK: http://tinyurl.com/pt25vyt
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Published on September 14, 2014 17:07 • 9 views
Todd Klein Todd Klein's blog:

SensationWW1Images © DC Comics, Inc.


On Feb. 24, 2014 I received an email from DC editor Kristy Quinn commissioning this logo. She told me it was for a new digital-first title along the lines of ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN or LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT, in that it would run online first, then be released in a prin...

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Published on September 14, 2014 14:26 • 5 views
R.J. Scott R.J. Scott's blog:
Apropos of nothing...
The details for the lawyer I used in connection with Silver Publishing is as follows:

The company is: http://www.butzel.com/

The contact is: Robin Luce Herrmann, her email is luce-herrmann@butzel.com
They are US based and experienced in publisher issues.
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Published on September 14, 2014 09:58 • 7 views
Carolyn Meyer Carolyn Meyer's blog:
With no brothers or sisters, a father overseas in the Air Force, and not much skill at getting along with other kids, I might have been a lonely child. But I wasn�t. I had a dollhouse. I had a playhouse that had once been a chicken coop. I had a little dog, Domino, that I dressed in doll clothes.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 13, 2014 21:00 • 2 views
Eve Langlais Eve Langlais's blog:

The lack of weight in his empty holster reminded him to hold out his hand. “Now that the danger’s passed, do you mind handing over my gun?”


She tucked it behind her back in a childish ploy. “Don’t I get to keep it since I proved I can fire it without blowing off my own foot?”


“No.” Sharing his gun...

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Published on September 13, 2014 21:55 • 5 views
Mark L. Van Name Mark L. Van Name's blog:

In
To my surprise, I quite loved it.

Helen Mirren, though as magnificent as always, was not the star. That honor went to Manish Dayal, a South Carolina-born actor who turned in here a star-making performance as young chef Hassan Kadam. His struggle to balance family, his art (cooking), his ambiti... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 13, 2014 20:59 • 4 views
Eden Winters Eden Winters's blog:
Tomorrow, September 15, Dreampinner Press will release A Matter of When. In honor of the occasion, I'd like to introduce you to one on the main characters, opera tenor, Sebastian Unger.

Seb grew up traveling the opera circuit with his soprano mother, without many interactions with other kids. As a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 14, 2014 08:23 • 7 views
Jerrod Balzer Jerrod Balzer's blog:

Yesterday, we took a trip down to Hannibal to see Robin. It was a gorgeous day and we got her out and about town for a few hours. It was great! She’d dyed her hair a pretty auburn color that looked nice on her. We took her shopping and stopped at a Chinese restaurant that we’d never been to, whic...

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Published on September 14, 2014 14:49 • 5 views
Colleen Houck Colleen Houck's blog:

clear-skin


As a teenager all I wanted for my skin to be free of acne. As a 20 year old I still wanted to be acne free, but I knew I also needed sunscreen in my daily face moisturizer since I live in the sunny desert.When I reached my 30′s I was sure that the little breakouts would surely stop anytime now,...

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Published on September 14, 2014 05:01 • 9 views
Tamora Pierce Tamora Pierce's blog:


blasianxbri:



fightxtoxdream:



sirmoore:



respect each other.



Basically what I said in that text post. This shit needs to stop



amen.


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Published on September 14, 2014 14:12 • 4 views
Mari Collier Mari Collier's blog:
Many of you know that I belong to the Desert Writers Guild of Twentynine Palms. This year we have fifteen members, but it is rare that all are at the meeting. The Guild was started in 1988 by a writer with the pen name of Desert Rose, a reporter for the Desert Trail, and a retiree from Paramount... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 14, 2014 16:32 • 33 views
Heidi Cullinan Heidi Cullinan's blog:
Follow this link to enter thisRafflecopter giveaway, find it on my main website, or look for it on the main Fever Pitch Blog Tour. This contest starts Monday, September 15 at midnightCST and ends October 13 at 10AM CST. What prizes are available for the Grand Prize Raffle? THREE, for three differ... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 14, 2014 11:50 • 7 views
Aleksandr Voinov Aleksandr Voinov's blog:
I'm currently in day three of four of my hypnosis course and it's really good fun, so I'm a bit scarce around the intarwebs. But I am resurfacing there for a moment to draw your kind attention to this fundraiser: The producers of the trans*-themed show MYRNA are seeking funding for post productio... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 14, 2014 12:27 • 18 views
Jennifer Snow Jennifer Snow's blog:
Hi Everyone!

Last year's SnowGlobe Award for holiday titles was so much fun, I decided to do it again this year:)

And the contest has a new website! If you have a holiday romance releasing this year, be sure to get your entry form and enter by Nov 15th. Wonderful prizes and guest judges this year a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 14, 2014 16:22 • 25 views
Gretchen Rubin Gretchen Rubin's blog:

epictetus A vine cannot behave olively, nor an olive tree vinely—it is impossible, inconceivable. No more can a human being wholly efface his native disposition.


–Epictetus, Discourses, 2.20.18


This is what has struck me most in my study of habits. We can’t change our fundamental nature. We have to form...

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Published on September 14, 2014 05:40 • 8 views
Terry Spear Terry Spear's blog:

cougars coming (640x427)Many know I write wolf and jaguar shifters, but I wasn’t sure how well cougars would be received. Like with the exotic big cats, jaguars, and the wolves, with cougars, I do a ton of research to make the big cat shifters as realistic as possible based on their other animal half. I've been asked... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 14, 2014 06:52 • 4 views
Josh Lanyon Josh Lanyon's blog:
I was plummeting toward the finish line of THE BOY WITH THE PAINFUL TATTOO last week, and found myselfunable to stop the train long enough to come up with a blog. That's actually what it feels like once you reach those final chapters. Like you would have to jump in front of a speeding train, Sup... Read more of this blog post »
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