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Sandra  Harvey Sandra Harvey's blog:
Hi everyone! I awoke this morning with some great ideas concerning my blog. Every Tuesday will be “Writing Tips Tuesday” and every Friday will be “High Fantasy Friday”. Other plans are yet to come (a.k.a. I haven’t properly outlined everything yet, but you can bet they’ll feature alliteration). T... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 11:30 • 1 view
Cheyenne Blue Cheyenne Blue's blog:

This week is one where I wish there were twice the hours to play around with (or, alternatively, that I am Borg and don’t need to sleep, just regenerate every few days).


It started off with two fantastic, amazing things: Ireland voted overwhelmingly to approve same-sex marriage, and Eurovision.


Ire...

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Published on May 28, 2015 03:40 • 1 view
Jennifer A. Nielsen Jennifer A. Nielsen's blog:

writerssurgeonsOver the years, I’ve had some requests from young writers to explain my editing process. Granted, not a ton of requests because most people compare the editing process to sadistic dentists like this, but it’s actually my favorite part, and in my opinion, the most important stage of writing.


Creati...

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Published on May 27, 2015 16:04 • 1 view
S.E. Lindberg S.E. Lindberg's blog:
Thongor and the Wizard of Lemuria (Thongor, #1)Thongor and the Wizard of Lemuria by Lin Carter
S.E. rating: 2 of 5 stars

Carter’s Thongor of Valkarth, a True Floater
Lin Carter’s Thongor is a clonan, a “clone” of REH’s 1930’s barbarian “Conan.” Thongor has all the expected traits: a broadsword, hails from northern cold climates, disdains civili... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 15:36 • 2 views
C.P. Bialois C.P. Bialois's blog:

Nectar


Jill closed her eyes as she ran her tongue along the shaft’s length. The tangy sweetness tingled in her mouth as she sucked on the tip.


Nothing compared to this moment just before she took it all in. She could hear her friends’ voices tease her like they had in high school, but she didn’t...

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Published on May 26, 2015 09:05 • 1 view
Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett's blog:
You can learn a lot about this world from the fictional universe being carried on the back of a giant turtle, as the man who became Pratchett’s collaborator after telling him to shut up at an SF convention explains

I’m guessing that people will read Terry Pratchett for generations to come. Partly...

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Published on May 26, 2015 02:57 • 12 views
T. Harv Eker T. Harv Eker's blog:
Many of my students just can’t make up their mind about what to focus on for their career. They want to do a bit of everything that they have an interest in. And they wonder why they aren’t successful yet. “I have this, this and this going. Am I taking on too much to be... Read more » Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 01:25 • 1 view
Courtney Schafer Courtney Schafer's blog:
After a solid month of horrible gray rainy days, I can't even tell you how happy I am that Colorado has finally stopped pretending it is the Pacific Northwest. We're still getting thunderstorms every day, but hey, at least the sun shows in between the storms now!

Sun on the Flatirons - at last!Se... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 19:02 • 1 view
David  Whelan David Whelan's blog:
This week I thought I'd spare a thought for the postmen and women of the world who deliver letters all the time, every morning; of course the bills are unwelcome. But as my mind wonders, what does the future hold for the post industry given that every feckin' thing is electronic these days.
A lot... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 28, 2015 10:47 • 19 views
Carl McColman Carl McColman's blog:
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Inspiration, right this way…

First a disclaimer aboutmy headline. I’manswering this question (What do contemplatives want?) based on the results from my 2015 readers’ poll. If you aren’t interested in the survey results, scroll to the bottom of the post to see my conclusions.

All the blogging gu...

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Published on May 27, 2015 04:59 • 1 view
Sarah Holman Sarah Holman's blog:
You have been asking, and it is almost here...
Continuing Destiny: a Destiny short story collection
What would Maria’s life look like three years after The Destiny of a Galaxy? What about James, Quint, and Winter? This collection of four stories gives readers a glimpse into the romance, faith, trails, and everyday lives of this group as they each ex... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 08:37 • 3 views
Annie Douglass Lima Annie Douglass Lima's blog:


I first heard about Books Butterfly a couple months ago on Readers in the Know (an excellent site for authors; it has a handy chart showing dozens of different book promotion sites and what they offer). I was looking for new places to promote my books, and I hadn't heard of Books Butterfly befor... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 23:37 • 1 view
Jake Bible Jake Bible's blog:
Hey Folks! So ConCarolinas is this weekend! Huzzah! What’s ConCarolinas? It’s Sci-Fi Carolina Style! Seriously. That’s the tag line for the con. And it’s true! Very groovy con with some awesome authors and media folks. John Scalzi is the guest of honor this year. So, if you want to know more then... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 15:30 • 5 views
Joel Friedlander Joel Friedlander's blog:

Post image for 5 Ways to Get Early Feedback on Your Book Idea or Manuscript

By Nina Amir

Gathering reader feedback on your manuscript before you to print might be the most valuable step you can take toward producing a successful book. You can obtain this information in a variety of ways depending upon how you choose to write your manuscript.

In fact, you can even get ea...

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Published on May 27, 2015 00:05 • 1 view
Carrie Ann Ryan Carrie Ann Ryan's blog:

Howdy! A few of you who follow me on Facebook and my newsletter might already know this, but I don’t want you to feel left out if you follow my blog alone! There are so many ways to find out information, so sometimes you might see it twice, so sorry about that!


Conference Updates:


I got back fr...

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Published on May 28, 2015 09:10 • 1 view
Kristan Higgins Kristan Higgins's blog:
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Published on May 28, 2015 08:44 • 5 views
Jess Faraday Jess Faraday's blog:


Get it here! Get it now!

It's here! Finally! My June novella has released a bit early. The Strange Case of the Big Sur Benefactor, a tale of two unlikely cryptid hunters in 19th century California. Get it now, early adopters, before it's av"ailable to the whole universe! Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 28, 2015 10:34 • 7 views
Cara McKenna Cara McKenna's blog:


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Published on May 28, 2015 10:29 • 1 view
Valerie Zambito Valerie Zambito's blog:
I hope you all had a wonderful Memorial Day holiday! I worked over the long weekend, but it was worth it. I'm happy to share that Eden's Creatures has returned from the editor and it's ready to go! Check out the new cover below!

But, you'll have to wait a few more weeks to get it. This go around,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 28, 2015 06:45 • 8 views
Andrea McKenzie Raine Andrea McKenzie Raine's blog:
My novel Turnstiles will be promoted on the website Snowflakes in a Blizzard on June 12th at https://snowflakesarise.wordpress.com/. Please check it out, bookmark it, and spread the word. Thank you, everyone!

Cheers and happy reading,

Andrea McKenzie Raine xo

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Published on May 28, 2015 10:33 • 25 views
Lynn Tyler Lynn Tyler's blog:

RescuingKyle2 Large Soldiers and Geeks: how two outcasts find comfort in each other’s arms #GLBT #military #romance out now from @MLRPress


By Eva Lefoy


Soldiers who serve during action times can come home with plenty of scars – emotional, physical and mental – that keep them closed off from others. Geeks are by th...

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Published on May 26, 2015 06:50 • 5 views
Cat Winters Cat Winters's blog:
I have four books releasing between August 2015 and Summer 2016, and I'm hoping they don't gobble each other up. There should be a little something for everyone in these upcoming offerings, and I will say they've all been keeping me extremely busy. Here's the latest news for all four of my 2015 a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 28, 2015 09:44 • 1 view
David  Brooks David Brooks's blog:
As the world grows more prosperous, immigration is changing, and our ideas need to change with it.
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Published on May 26, 2015 01:21 • 5 views
Doris O'Connor Doris O'Connor's blog:

Woohoo!


*bounces in doing her demented rabbit impression*


He's finally here. I'm so excited that you get to meet Dimitrius today, because I had so much fun writing his story. He's without doubt my favourite hero in The Protectors.


The entire series has been a joy to write, and as I've just completed... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2015 21:00 • 1 view
Annette Gisby Annette Gisby's blog:
Negotiation
by Jeffe Kennedy
A Story of the Twelve Kingdoms
Buy Links: Smashwords | Kobo | Amazon | Google Play

A wounded warrior trapped by the sorceress who knows him better than he does himself…

General Uorsin escapes the last devastating battle, only to find himself alone on a mountain, feverish... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2015 16:30 • 3 views
Sheron Wood McCartha Sheron Wood McCartha's blog:

photoIn April, I found myself sitting near Thomas J. Weiler, who has a PhD. in theoretical physics from the University of Wisconsin and is a professor at Vanderbilt University. My sister, Sallie Mayne, is affiliated with the Chinese Arts Alliance in Nashville, and I was there for my mother’s 90th birt...

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Published on May 25, 2015 16:14 • 3 views
Jenny  Lawson Jenny Lawson's blog:

The floodwaters are receding in our area and we’re still alive. Aside from some minor outside damage and a door thatbattled morewater than it was meant to we’re in really good shape compared to other people in our area(here’s a good link if you need help or want to give help) so we’re considering...

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Published on May 27, 2015 09:45 • 6 views
Sabrina Paige Sabrina Paige's blog:
I made some teasers for Cannon! Hope you like them!







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Published on May 28, 2015 10:17 • 6 views
Rachel McClellan Rachel McClellan's blog:

Secret Worlds Boxed Set


I’m very excited to be included with 20 other USA Today and Amazon Bestselling Authors in the Secret Worlds Boxed Set. Many of you are probably already familiar with my included title, THE FOREVER GIRL, but for those who aren’t, here’s the full blurb.


Beautiful blonde with dandelions


The Forever Girl

At twenty-two, practicin...

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Published on May 28, 2015 05:14 • 3 views
Preeti Shenoy Preeti Shenoy's blog:


Have you always wanted to write a story but never got the motivation to? Campus Diaries which is India's largest storytelling platform for students might just give that impetus to. They are runnin a contest where you can win prizes worth over a lakh.

Other than the fact that I would be judging th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 05:25 • 3 views
Brent Weeks Brent Weeks's blog:

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This talented artistcatches Vi Sovari deep in thought. Check out more of the artist’sgalleryHERE.

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Published on May 26, 2015 08:05 • 3 views
Mary Hoffman Mary Hoffman's blog:
It can be hard reading and reviewing books by someone you know. My reputation is as a pretty rigorous critic and this can come into conflict with warm feelings for a writer.

I heard a lot about Cleo in Bologna, not just from its agent Sophie Hicks but also from its author, my travelling companion... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 16:01 • 5 views
Bette Lee Crosby Bette Lee Crosby's blog:
Passing through PerfectPassing through Perfect $5.99 Series: Wyattsville Series, Book 3
Publisher: Bent Pine Publishing
ISBN: 9780996080347
FROM A USA TODAY AUTHOR OF WOMEN’S FICTION BEST SELLERS COMES A FAMILY SAGA RIFE WITH THE INJUSTICES OF THE SOUTH AND RICH WITH THE COMPASSION OF STRANGERS... MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW S... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 25, 2015 07:00 • 6 views
A.J.  Rose A.J. Rose's blog:

The Long Fall of Night, Book 1

Started February 23, 2014
FinishedMay 27, 2015
First draft: 160,000 words

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Published on May 27, 2015 15:14 • 5 views
Heather Thurmeier Heather Thurmeier's blog:

THH_500-2The Hookup Hoax is finally here!!! And I’d love it if you’d grab a copy today! You can find all the buying info you could need by clicking on this link:




HOOKUP HOAX at Entangled Publishing




Just check out what these reviewers are already saying about the book!!!



There is good amount ofwill theyorw...

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Published on May 26, 2015 06:08 • 3 views
Jill James Jill James's blog:
Orna Ross takes on the pseudonymous writer of the above named article and debates whether these are the best of times or worst of times for writers and getting published. http://www.selfpublishingadvice.org/n... Jill James, writer of romance – Time of Zombies, Book 2 – work in progressFiled under... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 26, 2015 00:30 • 3 views
Kristin Billerbeck Kristin Billerbeck's blog:
For those of you not old enough to remember, that's a reference to "The new phone books are here!" from the classic, "The Jerk." If you are too young to remember that, then you still fit into Lilly Pulitzer, and...
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Published on May 28, 2015 07:41 • 4 views
Donna McDonald Donna McDonald's blog:

This is a great monthto read about a sexycure for hot flashes andpassion as blazing hot as a blast furnace. Two reader favorites are now on sale for $0.99 each.


If you’ve already read them, why not buy one for a friend? Tell them Book 1 of each series is still free at their favorite ebook reta...

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Published on May 26, 2015 10:55 • 7 views
M.A. Church M.A. Church's blog:

Chapter Eight
Varo slowly made his way to the restroom. His head spun pleasantly and his lips tingled, but he was by no means drunk. How dare Adlar insinuate he was? The day one drink put him on his ass was the day he stopped drinking all together.

He made his way through the king’s bedchamber. It... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 27, 2015 22:00 • 1 view
Meagan Spooner Meagan Spooner's blog:


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Published on May 27, 2015 10:01 • 1 view
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