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Zachary Jernigan Zachary Jernigan's blog:

Okay, so, before I get started writing, I got a topic I'd love for people to respond to. You can, if you like, refer to this review and resulting discussion for some context, but that's not at all necessary. (If you're really curious, you can read the resulting discussion begun by Anonymous here,...

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Published on July 11, 2014 09:38 • 1 view
Scott Hildreth Scott Hildreth's blog:

High quality tee shirts from Baby Girl and Unstoppable available now for a limited time.


Hanes Women’s Tanks, tees, and Hoodies (your choice)


Three designs, each of which can be obtained in a hoodie or Tee/Tank.


Tee’s and tanks are $17, hoodies are $30.


Links below. Please note that the shirts/hoodie...

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Published on April 27, 2014 09:43 • 1 view
Leanda de Lisle Leanda de Lisle's blog:


For sale: Henry VIII had planned to use these angels,commissionedbyCardinalWolsey, for his tomb: but his ownReformation ensured his tomb would never be built.The V&A is trying to raise £5 million to buy them. I researchedHenry’stomb in detail for Tudor: The Family Story. Here are some of the...

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Published on July 11, 2014 00:56 • 5 views
Nicole Walker Nicole Walker's blog:
Let's imagine there are more than 30 days of summer. There are actually more, for me, but only 30 left for Zoe. She starts school August 7th (which is, worse! 28 days from today). And I have a grant so I'm supposed to be writing but there's only so much suicide and global warming I can take!

But l... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 10, 2014 16:18 • 1 view
Mandi Lynn Mandi Lynn's blog:


So what happens after you put in the effort of self-publishing? Do people treat you like a king or queen? Do you automatically get a six figure book deal when you’re finally discovered? Or do you just proceed with your self-publishing life always working hard?


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Published on July 10, 2014 11:18 • 1 view
Jeffrey Clemmons Jeffrey Clemmons's blog:

Harry Styles Fan Fiction Author Anna Todd Secures Six-Figure Deal For Publishing ‘After’.


This is an impromptu rant. I cannot believe this is happeningagain. Seriously, what is wrong with publishing houses? What happened to the days when you sat down and you wrote about original, compelling charac...

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Published on July 10, 2014 20:43 • 1 view
Melissa Grey Melissa Grey's blog:




Behold: the first pass pages and ARCs of THE GIRL AT MIDNIGHT. It’s formatted like an actual book. WILD.

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Published on July 10, 2014 10:28 • 6 views
Lori Benton Lori Benton's blog:
It's content edit time!




I received the first round of editorial notes for my next 18th century novel, The Wood's Edge, yesterday evening. I've just completed the preliminary step I've always taken in tackling a content edit. That's a whole book there on my kitchen table, one chapter per card, 40 c... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 10, 2014 11:15 • 4 views
Lori M. Lee Lori M. Lee's blog:

Three years ago — 2011, the year I began querying — I posted my writing journey in word counts. I thought it’d be fun to revisit this now that my first book comes out in less than a month.


2005 – 2010: ~489,000 words

A more detailed summary of these writing years in the link :)


2011: ~90,000 words

This...

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Published on July 11, 2014 06:00 • 6 views
Charlotte Eriksson Charlotte Eriksson's blog:


Ahhh I can’t believe it’s the last day of my Pledge Music campaign tomorrow and that it’s only been 40 days since I started it! It feels like I’ve lived a hundred life times every day and I’ve never learned this much in my whole tiny little strange life before. But, this is not the end, just the...

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Published on July 10, 2014 10:22 • 1 view
Jessica Wood Jessica Wood's blog:

Good morning! I’m finalizing The Chase 3 this morning and will upload it today. I will let you all know as soon as it’s live on the various site! I can’t wait for you all to read it!!! Drama-o-rama!


xo,


Jess


The post The Chase 3 appeared first on Jessica Wood.

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Published on July 11, 2014 09:15 • 5 views
Rik Leaf Rik Leaf's blog:
The Perfect Moment

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After months of dreaming, scheming, organizing, filming, editing and an incredible investment of time and money I finally have a 2-minute video!


Ha, ha, I’m kidding…what I really have is an amazing live production that I’m super excited to host. I know without a doubt that this...

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Published on July 11, 2014 10:50 • 5 views
David Seller David Seller's blog:

And the tips keep on coming!!!

We discussed creating the scene for the reader – and the diffrentiating views whether to limit the details – letting the reader imagine for themself, or creating the scene so vividly that the reader feels as though they are actually there. Well, we accepted that both...

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Published on June 08, 2013 16:00 • 5 views
Natalia C. Gallego Natalia C. Gallego's blog:

Información del libro.
Hacía bastante que tenía ganas de leer este libro, principalmente porque hay pocas historias chicoxchico que no se basen sólo en el sexo. Así que, como amante de este género, la cual ha tenido que leer mucha mierda para dar con algo decente (o que incluso sólo ha encontrado... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 11, 2014 11:29 • 7 views
Casey McKay Casey McKay's blog:
We were out with friends last night and the topic of booty calls came up (as they will), which prompted my husband to launch into a story about one of our ill-fated booty calls.

It was when we first got back together again. We were both still living at home and times when a house would be empty we... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 10, 2014 06:49 • 5 views
Dahlia Adler Dahlia Adler's blog:

Well, if you’ve made it this far, you’re probably sick of me by now. (And if you have no idea what I’m talking about, you might want to check out Part I and Part II.) You’re in luck – this part’s gonna be pretty short. This is partly because I don’t have a ton of experience with in-person events,...

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Published on July 10, 2014 21:52 • 7 views
Kelly  Jensen Kelly Jensen's blog:
Last year in December, I took a look at what I'd read that year and broke it down into quantifiable categories. Was I reading more debuts than the year before? Was I reading more male writers than female writers? What about the sort of diversity I was reading, either in terms of authors of color... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 10, 2014 22:00 • 5 views
Elle Field Elle Field's blog:
I was thirteen years old when I was first told I needed to wear glasses so I could see the board at school. So, off I went to SpecSavers for glasses, and then continued to sit at the back of the classroom not being able to see the board. (I used to copy the notes from whoever I was sat next to r... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 11, 2014 05:19 • 4 views
Carline Francois Carline Francois's blog:
Check out new section on my webpage:
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Ask the Author- gives readers a chance to connect with an author and gain some information, insight, or knowledge.

Feel free to ask me a question pertaining to writing or faith. I look forward to hearing from you and answering your question... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 11, 2014 11:20 • 18 views
Thomas Ullman Thomas Ullman's blog:
ÅRSUNDA VIKING VILLAGE

My mother has come over from England to see our lovely house and the beautiful Swedish summer that has finally arrived. She is also here to forget that I am in my forties and don’t need her advice on everything. She is especially good at offering advice on things that she kn... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 11, 2014 11:19 • 19 views
Eli Easton Eli Easton's blog:

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I was lucky enough to find some great sites to host me for the release of “The Mating of Michael”. Here’s a summary of those posts:


TheDesktop for “The Mating of Michael”(my inspirational images posted on my site)


Help Me To Feel: Sex Surrogacy and “The Mating of Michael”(guest post on Boys In Ou...

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Published on July 10, 2014 07:39 • 7 views
Candace Simar Candace Simar's blog:
I had a great time reconnecting with old friends and making new ones at this year’s Western Writers of America Convention in Sacramento. The historical tours and lectures were great. I learned about Chinese immigrants in the 19th century, panning for gold at Sutter’s Creek, the history of the Mo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 08, 2014 14:14 • 5 views
Nicholas Sansbury Smith Nicholas Sansbury Smith's blog:


This is oddly beautiful. A future with familiar views but without the technology. Looks simple and safe. What will our future look like?

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Published on June 23, 2014 14:17 • 4 views
Ruth  Silver Ruth Silver's blog:
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CarnivalbyK.B. NelsonCarnival4 (5)

Publication date: July 7th 2014

Genres:New Adult,RomanceSynopsis:

Charlie should be packing her bags for college, but the life ahead ofher isn’t one she’s certain she wants. Maybe that’s what led her tosleep with aperfect stranger at the county fair. Finding out he was acarnie... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 11, 2014 02:00 • 1 view
Damien Boyd Damien Boyd's blog:

I have some news but first of all, and most importantly, I’d like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has read and enjoyed the DI Nick Dixon Crime Series. Your support, reviews, emails, messages and tweets have kept me going and without them I do not think that I would have persevered...

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Published on July 11, 2014 05:00 • 4 views
Caroline Fardig Caroline Fardig's blog:

I love summer. I have my kids home all of the time, there’s plenty to do outdoors, and vacations abound. Summer is hell on my writing, though. I get absolutely nothing done, but I have a great time playing hooky from work.

With my kids being older this summer (7 and 11), I’ve tried to give them a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 28, 2014 07:32 • 4 views
Eliza Crewe Eliza Crewe's blog:
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Sooooo ready for baby girl to pick a new favorite.
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Published on July 11, 2014 10:58 • 11 views
Kimber Vale Kimber Vale's blog:

Pre-orders and The Trevor Project by Charley Descoteaux


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First I’d like to thank Pride Promotions for arranging this tour, Kimber Vale for inviting me to visit herlovely space, and D.W. Skinner and Paul Richmond for my gorgeous cover!


I’ve been writing for a long time, but The Nesting Habits of St...

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Published on July 10, 2014 21:05 • 5 views
Petronela Ungureanu Petronela Ungureanu's blog:

I know it's a little late. I am 36, but, that's how long it took me to really really want to be a mom. I am overwhelmed and scared, but my instinct tells me I am gonna manage somehow. I haven't even told my mom yet, she'll probably freak out, but well...that's it. I truly hope it's going to be a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 11, 2014 07:21 • 4 views
Jen Frederick Jen Frederick's blog:
Part Two

Charlotte


I pull on the t-shirt Reece threw to me and ask, “Okay, how do I look? Slutty bartender?”

“Not really. More I slept too late and I’m too lazy to do anything about it.”

“Thanks. That’s really nice, Reece.”

He shrugs one shoulder. “That’s what girlfriends are for. Who was it on the p...

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Published on July 10, 2014 13:45 • 4 views
Justine Elvira Justine Elvira's blog:
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Published on July 11, 2014 08:11 • 7 views
Susan Rae Susan Rae's blog:


Only TWO DAYS left in the TRUE blue Virtual Tour. See the reviewsand enter to win a $20.00 Amazon Gift Certificate!I’m very excited that theAmazon review rating is 5 Stars!


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Click HERE for tour!


To read the first FOUR chapters of TRUE blue, Click HERE!


Thanks for stopping by and Happy Reading!


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Published on July 11, 2014 06:50 • 6 views
Kassfinol Kassfinol's blog:


Las novelas románticas paranormales han llegado para quedarse, son tan diversas y engloban tantos temas quese podría decir que existen para todos los gustos y es precisamente allí donde recae su éxito. Los estilos que se encuentran normalmente en las publicaciones dentro de este género son: hist... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 11, 2014 09:41 • 1 view
Anthony Neil Smith Anthony Neil Smith's blog:

You should all be reading Melissa's books. That's right. You. And you. And especiallyyou, you punk.


But today, we're talking about one in particular: THE BIG KEEP.


Who the hell am I even talking about? Well, I'll let her introduce herself in the style you've all become so accustomed to.


Melissa3



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Published on July 10, 2014 11:26 • 2 views
Ali Dean Ali Dean's blog:
All Pepped Up, book #2 in the Pepper Jones series, is available for $2.99 on amazon!
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Published on July 11, 2014 10:42 • 26 views
Nancy Maniscalco Miracle Nancy Maniscalco Miracle's blog:
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Published on July 11, 2014 10:41 • 7 views
Tracy E. Banghart Tracy E. Banghart's blog:

Lately, there's been a lot of talk about who "should" read YA. There was the Salon article, saying adults should be "embarrassed" to read YA (eye roll) and the myriad (wonderfully articulate) responses from YA writers and readers alike. There's always stuff like this around, and I find the articl...

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Published on July 11, 2014 09:58 • 5 views
Daylon Deon Daylon Deon's blog:

“For the record, I didn’t know she had a boyfriend. But I still don’t regret what happened.” My name is Culver Denning and I have a serious problem.


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Published on July 10, 2014 06:28 • 7 views
Stacie Theis Stacie Theis's blog:
Billy and the Monster Who Loved to Fart by David Chuka About the BookTitle: Billy and The Monster Who Loved to Fart | Author: David Chuka | Publication Date: January 31, 2013 | Publisher: Pen-n-a-Pad Publishing | Pages: 34 | Recommended Ages: 3 to 8 Summary: In the first book in this epic tale, we discover that Billy loves Monster and Monster loves... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 11, 2014 07:54 • 3 views
Robert Evert Robert Evert's blog:
Well, crap!! I really have to apologize. You see, I was asked to participate in a blog tour by the wonderful S.E. Dee (see her kick ass blog here) and I forgot. It’s completely inexcusable. It was horrible of me. My apologies to everybody.
Now that my work and family life has calmed down… here I... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 10, 2014 11:18 • 8 views
Sawyer Bennett Sawyer Bennett's blog:
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UncivilFinal**Warning: This book is a wild, sexy beast of a read. 18+**


Putting a woman on her knees before me is what really makes my cock hard. I fuck with dominant force and absolute control. I demand complete surrender from my conquests.


Savage man, loner, warrior… I am dangerous at my core....

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