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W. Bruce Cameron W. Bruce Cameron's blog:
I have been a writer nearly my whole life, but none of it would have happened if it hadn’t been for what are rather awkwardly called, “dialogue tags.” Literally, dialogue tags are the “he said, she said” of storytelling, the part no one ever says in a movie, or in real life, for that matter. But... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 26, 2014 16:08 • 1 view
Tamora Pierce Tamora Pierce's blog:

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really fucking frustrated w/the entitlement of fandom right now


like, yes, stories do matter, we tell each other stories to make sense of our lives and our realities and our common humanity, art is a reflection of ourselves and our societies; that’s why we talk so much about repres...

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Published on November 26, 2014 10:40 • 2 views
Patrick Michael Murphy Patrick Michael Murphy's blog:
To all who are basking in the love of others, and to all who are alone or feel alone... Happy Thanksgiving! Let us focus on the good of what we have, on the joy of what we feel, on the beauty all around us.

Many more to you.

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Published on November 26, 2014 16:01 • 1 view
Patrick Rothfuss Patrick Rothfuss's blog:

As I type this, Worldbuilders has raised $287,000 dollars. We shot past the $250K stretch goal like it was nobody’s business, and that means tonight, (Wednesday the 26th) Nate Taylor and I will be going a Google Hangout taking about the art in The Slow Regard of Silent Things.


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The hangout will b...

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Published on November 26, 2014 00:30 • 7 views
Daryl Hajek Daryl Hajek's blog:
BookLife (by Publishers Weekly) tweeted about "Blood Blossom"! http://booklife.com/project/blood-blo...
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Published on November 26, 2014 15:54 • 1 view
Gretchen Rubin Gretchen Rubin's blog:

thanksgivingfeastWhen I was writing Better Than Before, I loved writing every chapter, because every strategy is so interesting.


But I have to admit, I particularly loved writing the chapter on the Strategy of Loophole-Spotting, because the loopholes are so ingenious and funny. One of the toughest parts of the edi...

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Published on November 26, 2014 12:22 • 1 view
Ana Claudia Antunes Ana Claudia Antunes's blog:
In the last two months I've already translated more than five books from other writers and if you add mine on that count the numbers will double with the double of the double of it. They are all books that explain a methodology, except for the ones I just published which are novels. I also write... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 26, 2014 15:49 • 14 views
Rita M. Gardner Rita M. Gardner's blog:
As leaves fall and pad California hiking trails with soft blankets of ocher and crimson, we whisper prayers for rain, but know bare branches are also necessary for rebirth and growth.

Walking on one of these mountain trails last week, I recalled words by Mark Matousek in a recent memoir writing wo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 26, 2014 15:41 • 4 views
Donna Hatch-Moore Donna Hatch-Moore's blog:
My mother-in-law is still in the ICU after ten days. Now she is getting daily dialysis and still cannot breathe on her own. Needless to say we are not having a Thanksgiving dinner; not much celebration going on here. William is still in Wyoming, the rest of the family is in Pennsylvania, my broth... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 26, 2014 15:36 • 6 views
Clare London Clare London's blog:

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BLACK FRIDAY / CYBER MONDAY WEEKEND SALE!

This weekend, we're having a HUGE sale on our site!
All e-books, all lengths, all formats, in all genres, are 35% off now through December 2nd!

Visit JMS Books and save BIG on all our awesome e-book releases, including:



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Published on November 26, 2014 06:09 • 3 views
John Edward Lawson John Edward Lawson's blog:

RDSPteamI frequently post about travel grants for writers, assistance for attending retreats and workshops, and so forth, but guess what? Now WE are the ones hosting a writing retreat, and we need your help! See, we want to offer a free room to some of the attending authors. Remember my recent post about...

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Published on November 26, 2014 10:53 • 6 views
Steven Pressfield Steven Pressfield's blog:
Today marks (more or less) the 20th anniversary of The Legend of Bagger Vance, the first book I ever got published (after almost thirty years of trying)—and, in its brand-new, leather-bound incarnation, the centerpiece of this year’s Christmas Special at Black Irish Books. The video below is me t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 26, 2014 15:26 • 5 views
Jordan Castillo Price Jordan Castillo Price's blog:
Special Thanksgiving SnippetBody & Soul Audio cover reveal

Who can forget Vic and Jacob's first Thanksgiving together? Turkey, mashed potatoes, a ghost arm, and Jacob's delightful nephew, Clayton. Not me...'cos I've recently revisited the story to prep it for audio production. We're hoping to...

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Published on November 26, 2014 15:16 • 12 views
Marie Rutkoski Marie Rutkoski's blog:


Protests, Houston and Broadway, NYC. Explaining to my 6-year-old why. #NoJustice #Ferguson

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Published on November 25, 2014 17:25 • 1 view
Kim Dare Kim Dare's blog:

Hi everyone,


Just a quickie to let you know I’m guest blogging on Boy Meets Boy Reviews. I don’t usually respond publically (or privately for that matter) to reviews. This time I made an exception. Find out why here.Leave a comment on the post to enter a giveaway.


There’s still time to enter the gi...

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Published on November 26, 2014 05:29 • 3 views
Kami Garcia Kami Garcia's blog:



A video posted by Kami Garcia (@kamigarcia) on Nov 11, 2014 at 11:44am PST






Here are three of my favorite writing craft books.


Check back every day in November for a new writing tips video on myYouTubeorInstagram. Learn more about my NaNoWriMo video serieshere.

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Published on November 26, 2014 12:35 • 7 views
Gail Carriger Gail Carriger's blog:
I had an AMA recently over on Goodreads and here are the eight most frequent questions that I got. I thought I'd give them to you as well, just in case you also wanted to know...

Will there be another Parasol Protectorate book?
The Parasol Protectorate series ends with Timeless . I have no plans to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 26, 2014 10:03 • 16 views
Paul Krugman Paul Krugman's blog:
In the long run, wrong ideas are sort of dead.
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Published on November 26, 2014 06:40 • 2 views
D. Harlan Wilson D. Harlan Wilson's blog:
There's a superb review of Primordial: An Abstraction in Entropy Magazine . Here are a few passages:

"Primordial is a fiercely modern novel, an absurd, ultra-violent romp that exposes and lays waste to the Ivory Tower in an orgy of violence and absurdity, written with surgical precision. It’s ter... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 26, 2014 11:14 • 7 views
Desiree A. Cox Desiree A. Cox's blog:
Hi All,

I have my campaigns available now to help spread the good word on Dec 13 - release day.

Please take a minute or two to help by clicking the links and supporting me.

Thunderclap campaign - http://thndr.it/15xKH8O

Headtalker campaign - https://headtalker.com/campaigns/twis...

Thanks a million... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 26, 2014 15:14 • 5 views
Laura Anne Gilman Laura Anne Gilman's blog:
I just ate an entire Ghiradelli "sea salt soiree" bar. Okay, it took me all day to eat it, but I still feel like I've been run over by the stressmobile.

Oh wait. I have been.

*contemplates licking the wrapper for any crumbs I missed*
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Published on November 26, 2014 14:21 • 1 view
Sharon Lee Sharon Lee's blog:

So, we were Principal Speakers (aka Writer Guests of Honor) at PhilCon, in Cherry Hill, New Jersey over the weekend. We had a good time, together and apart. Of course, there were glitches, such as our speech running over time (we’ll eventually be posting the text, if not doing a recording, so the...

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Published on November 26, 2014 14:18 • 2 views
Corey Redekop Corey Redekop's blog:

Bookmas: When even a bag full of money is an unacceptable gift. Today’s not-so-secret BookSanta:Silvia Moreno-Garcia! Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s debut novel, Signal to Noise, about music, sorcery and Mexico City, will be released in February. Her short story collection This Strange Way of Dyingwas a...

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Published on November 26, 2014 05:12 • 5 views
Matthew Dicks Matthew Dicks's blog:

Part of me thinks, “That’s my boy. You go, kid.”


The other part of me thinks, “What a jerk. Who the hell does he think he is?”


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Published on November 26, 2014 03:55 • 5 views
Paulo Coelho Paulo Coelho's blog:
A bird in the house is a sign of a death Never take a broom along when you move. Throw it out and buy a new one. If the first butterfly you see in the year is white, you will have good luck all year. If a black cat walks towards you, it brings good […]

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Published on November 25, 2014 18:05 • 9 views
Richard S. Wheeler Richard S. Wheeler's blog:
I am returning to my traditional blog site for future posts. It is located at:

http://wheelertitles.blogspot.com/
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Published on November 26, 2014 15:09 • 6 views
Jim C. Hines Jim C. Hines's blog:

I’ve been doing a fair amount of reading, and mostly trying to just listen. But there were two points I wanted to put out there in response to people complaining that all of the anger in Ferguson and throughout the country is somehow misplaced.Comparison of People Killed by Law Enforcement


PercentByRace


Statistics on “justifiable police homicides” in the...

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Published on November 26, 2014 08:13 • 7 views
Alec Peche Alec Peche's blog:
The forty-fifth Bouchercon in Long Beach, California, was my first B-Con. I came away with new knowledge in so many different ways. The first thing I learned was the convention name is pronounced like voucher with a “B” rather than Boo-cher-con as I had been pronouncing it. I still have to pause... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 26, 2014 14:54 • 24 views
Stacy Robinson Stacy Robinson's blog:
I received the sweetest Halloween treat ever when this lovely review of SURFACE arrived in my mailbox from the Queen of the Summer Read:

"I can't remember the last time I devoured a book so eagerly. From the first page, readers will want to dig deeper and deeper beneath the SURFACE to discover the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 26, 2014 14:47 • 7 views
Elizabeth Hoyt Elizabeth Hoyt's blog:
I’ve teamed up with 14 other Historical Romance authors to offer you six weeks of giveaways! Enter this week’s raffle for a chance to win books from Stephanie Laurens, Jennifer Ashley, and ME! At the end of all six giveaways, 5 winners will be chosen to receive 1 book from each author!

Enter here!... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 26, 2014 14:41 • 12 views
R. Frederick Riddle R. Frederick Riddle's blog:
The following was taken from the Heritage Foundation webpage:

Following a resolution of Congress, President George Washington proclaimed Thursday the 26th of November 1789 a day of “public thanksgiving and prayer” devoted to “the service of that great and glorious Being who is the beneficent Autho... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 26, 2014 14:33 • 28 views
Mike  Kennedy Mike Kennedy's blog:
I've told this story to my kids for nearly 20 years and finally, at their urging, had it self-published. Hope you and your kids enjoy Peppy as much as my family has.
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Published on November 26, 2014 14:30 • 7 views
Maggie  Adams Maggie Adams's blog:
It’s so hard to make sure everyone that has supported me is acknowledged. I could be writing personal thanks for days! So I’ll just say that I love you! I appreciate you! And if you’re ever in trouble (and I’m not sitting in jail with you), I’ve got bail money and a great alibi!

A special acknowle... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 26, 2014 14:34 • 7 views
Sylva Ficová Sylva Ficová's blog:


najít básníka pro dnešek bylo fakt těžký - nevím, o čem to svědčí, protože si hraju na racionální ženu, ale mezi Štíry je jich fakt málo… objevila jsem sice chorvatského modernistu - Janka Poliće Kamova(* 17. 11. 1886-1910) - i si něco o něm a od něj početla, ale nevládnu chorvatsky, abych něco r...

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Published on November 17, 2014 10:29 • 6 views
Steve Bivans Steve Bivans's blog:

by Steve Bivans Be a Hobbit, Save the Earth is now up on Amazon and Kobo for pre-ordering as an ebook! The official release date is December 17th, though I hope to have it out slightly before then. My Hobbit … Continue reading →


The post Want to Read, Be a Hobbit, First? appeared first on Steve Bi...

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Published on November 25, 2014 03:02 • 1 view
Zoltan Istvan Zoltan Istvan's blog:
The Transhumanist Party is helping out with some donation efforts for orphans in Uganda: http://brighterbrains.org/articles/en...
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Published on November 26, 2014 14:26 • 6 views
Amy Bai Amy Bai's blog:
Serious is not so much my thing, but bear with me.There's a lot I want to say about the insanedecisionnot to indict Darren Wilson, howhorrified and outraged and sad I am, but I'm saving that for another day, because this isn't about me. This is about thepeople in Ferguson protesting this travesty... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 25, 2014 09:39 • 6 views
Alistair  Young Alistair Young's blog:

In the anonymous-questions box today, I received an inquiry into what the point of divergence, as it were, was that led to the eldrae Spaceflight Initiative developing with vigor into exactly the kind of space program we didn’t get?


Well, I’ve touched on a little bit of this before. Some of it ori...

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Published on November 24, 2014 16:04 • 3 views
D.B. Corey D.B. Corey's blog:
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Published on November 26, 2014 14:20 • 6 views
Donna Lynn Hope Donna Lynn Hope's blog:
I see it already starting, not that it ever really stops; such is the way of social media, and to those who may take offense, better to feel offended than to be the one who feels all alone and it's those people, so very dear to me, that I'm concerned for, think of, and want to call attention to.

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Published on November 26, 2014 14:17 • 17 views
David Proh David Proh's blog:
cover_englishCome sarebbe la cover inglese con traduzione letterale del titolo.

Grazie al forum di Writer’s Dream, ho appreso dell’esistenza di questa innovativa piattaforma che permette di trovare – con un po’ di fortuna – traduttori professionali in varie lingue per il proprio romanzo a costo zero.


Dov’è il...

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Published on November 24, 2014 22:49 • 6 views
Cristel Orrand Cristel Orrand's blog:
1. Gather is a delightful craft and coffee shop in downtown Cary, NC that carries all local wares, from foodstuffs to books. I am ordering more tea towels from The High Fiber https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fb... Also, check out owner Michelle Smith's husband's to-die-for Peppermint Bark, feat... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 26, 2014 14:09 • 13 views
Andrew J. Aulner Andrew J. Aulner's blog:

This is it.


It’s been three fantastically taxing weeks of frenzied writing and (on occasion) frustrated writer’s block, but I’ve almost finished the second act of my novel and am nearly prepared to move into the thrilling climax of my novel. No, I still don’t have a title, but I promise to come up...

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Published on November 24, 2014 09:42 • 3 views
Kerry-Lee Powell Kerry-Lee Powell's blog:

Bruce Kauffman from CFRC recorded the book launch that Stevie Howell and I did in Kingston last month, and it’s now available at the ‘Finding a Voice’ CFRC archive. Hear us here!

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Published on November 24, 2014 10:16 • 1 view
The Verbal Villain The Verbal Villain's blog:


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Search for ‘The Verbal Villain’ on Goodreads.com to enter.





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