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Christine Hurley Deriso Christine Hurley Deriso's blog:
I was challenged on Facebook to post seven things about me as a writer. Here’s my list, with some bonus tracks. (Next up: seven things about me as a flosser.)

1. I have no idea how to assess my own writing. I'll write something, read it back and think, 'That's pretty good,' then reread it a week l... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 07:49 • 4 views
Becky Wicks Becky Wicks's blog:

Here’s what this guyjust wrote in reply to my post about looking for a room to rent in Nashville:


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“We areseeking a FEMALE caring nanny/care giver. We do not have kids.My wife is 45 and she has breathing trouble, has trachea and uses partial ventilator and oxygen at home.I am seeking a nice care...

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Published on March 03, 2015 09:35 • 1 view
Vanni Santoni Vanni Santoni's blog:

Segnalo la pubblicazione su Le parole e le cose dell’articolo su fantasy e letteratura per ragazzi uscito la settimana scorsa sul Corriere della Sera.


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Published on March 03, 2015 07:09 • 1 view
Danielle L. Jensen Danielle L. Jensen's blog:

The STOLEN SONGBIRD audiobook is officially available on Audible! To celebrate, I’m giving away a copy via Rafflecopter!


a Rafflecopter giveaway


For five centuries, a witch’s curse has bound the trolls to their city beneath the ruins of Forsaken Mountain. Time enough for their dark and nefarious m...

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Published on March 03, 2015 13:42 • 2 views
Nelson Zagalo Nelson Zagalo's blog:
Assisti hoje à keynote " Creative Disruption at the Intersection of Arts and Technology Education " daKathleen Tyner, da Universidade do Texas, proferida na conferência SITE2015 em Vegas, e gostei bastante, apesar de ela não se ter dedicado propriamente ao assunto que tinha elencado no abstract da... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 03, 2015 17:27 • 4 views
Jean Johnson Jean Johnson's blog:
Hi, everyone;

This isn't an easy thing to post. In fact, it's kind of awkward, really...

I've tried hard to be a full-time writer, and have tried carefully managing my funds and my workload to maintain that goal. For a while, I succeeded...but due to an expensive series of health setbacks, I've pre... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 07:09 • 10 views
Laura  Chapman Laura Chapman's blog:
Happy birthday to The Right Design by Isabella Louise Anderson. As she celebrates the one-year anniversary of her debut novel's release date, Isabella invited me to participate by writing about realizing "the one" wasn't the one.

Before I dive into this subject, I want to say how fortunate I was... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 03, 2015 05:00 • 5 views
Maija Haavisto Maija Haavisto's blog:

En ajatellut kirjoittaa Seeprakoiran julkkareista, mutta lopulta päätin kuitenkin blogata niistä. Etukäteen jännitin julkkareita. Nykyajan lasten väitetään olevan poispilattuja räyhähenkiä, hyvä kun eivät esineillä heittele. Sellon kirjastossa olleet lapset olivat kuitenkin tosi mukavia.


Kirja vet...

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Published on March 03, 2015 12:24 • 4 views
Sanjay Matai Sanjay Matai's blog:
Insurance policy is the most preferred choice among most Indians to invest for their children's education and marriage. Despite the fact that itis not an ideal investment, their trust in insurance is absolutelyunshakable.

Well, now there is an option (apart from the good old PPF) that should deliv... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 03, 2015 20:39 • 1 view
Julie A. Richman Julie A. Richman's blog:
Hi everyone ... just wanted to let you know that I'm running a VERY LIMITED time sale of the NEEDING MOORE SERIES (all 3 full-length novels, plus bonus chapters) for only $ .99.

So if it's been on your TBR - now would be the time to grab it and save $7 over the individual book costs ... or if you'... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 06:49 • 5 views
Kelsey Bryant Kelsey Bryant's blog:
As I was pondering what to blog about today, my mom suggested humorously, “How about this dreary weather we’ve been having?” The moment before I had been thinking of how it would be spring break next week and how that always makes me think of my first book Family Reunion, because the entire plot... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 03, 2015 19:25 • 5 views
Charlotte Kent Charlotte Kent's blog:
“Martha, doesn’t our fair town look enchanting with its freshly fallen snow cover?”

“It reminds me of the winter of ’94, Daniel. That storm was a mighty one, coming off the sea like it did. The wind howled, and the waves crashed far upon the shore. I thought our little town would flood.”

“That was... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 06:34 • 5 views
Amber L.  Johnson Amber L. Johnson's blog:

Get it while you can!


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Published on March 02, 2015 09:19 • 2 views
Jennifer Dukes Lee Jennifer Dukes Lee's blog:

I spentthe pastweekend with about a hundredJesus-sisters at a retreat center a few miles south of our farm. We call it The Hill. For three days we hang out in a retreat center, setamong the trees. We drive up there—up from our valleys—seeking to set our hinds’ feet on high places.


I have been in a...

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Published on March 02, 2015 09:22 • 4 views
Susan Call Susan Call's blog:
At the risk of aging myself, I’m going to take you back a few years – back to a time when cars didn’t have Bluetooth connections to cell phones or MP3s. Cars didn’t have 6 CD changers or even CD … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 03, 2015 04:02 • 5 views
Alexander Engel-Hodgkinson Alexander Engel-Hodgkinson's blog:
Starting my second draft in the short story, I Keep My True Love in the Basement. Also working on a short murder/mystery/black comedy/action story on the side about a group of party goers who discover the body of an insane gangster's wife lying on the ballroom floor with her head blown off. While... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 06:37 • 1 view
Ashley Suzanne Ashley Suzanne's blog:
Do you have Kindle Unlimited? If the answer is yes, I've enrolled 5 of my current titles into KU and I'd love if you would give them a chance. One of the biggest problems any writer has is expanding his or her audience. I figured Kindle Unlimited would give me that chance. So, please, download a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 03, 2015 18:35 • 6 views
Conny Conway Conny Conway's blog:
Dark Labyrinth will become an audiobook
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Published on March 04, 2015 06:19 • 6 views
Jay Northcote Jay Northcote's blog:

“Did you have to self-publish because your book was rejected?”


This is a common—and understandable—question often posed to authors who choose to self publish rather than submit to a publisher.


But in my case, and in the case of many other self-published authors, the answer is no. But why do we d...

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Published on March 02, 2015 05:00 • 1 view
Nina  Levine Nina Levine's blog:


All Your Reasonsby Nina Levine

Release Date: March 2nd

The first book in Nina Levine's NEW rockstar series!




When heartbreaker meets ball breaker, sparks will fly.Rockstar, Jett Vaughn, isn’t against settling down, but no woman has ever held his attention long enough for a relationship to de... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 02, 2015 08:30 • 6 views
P.J. Roscoe P.J. Roscoe's blog:
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I asked for people to host me in March for a blog tour - and such kind people out there. Within hours two lovely ladies came forward and my publisher already had a kind gentleman called Dan.
This is the first one out.
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Published on March 04, 2015 06:13 • 29 views
S. Martin Shelton S. Martin Shelton's blog:

This treatise on the Boxer Rebellion of 1900 in Shantung Province in northern China and in Peking is exceptionally well researched and told. Silbey has written this book with keen understanding and the perceptive knack to engulf the audience deeply into his chronicle. Of what I know of the Boxer...

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Published on March 02, 2015 11:59 • 5 views
Katy Regnery Katy Regnery's blog:

It’s hot.


You’ve been warned.




(Excerpt from ‘Never Let You Go,’ a modern fairytale #2 by Katy Regnery. All rights reserved.)



“Holden,” she gasped, every part of her body electric, on fire, aware of his every movement, inside, outside, rubbing, stroking, pinching.


“What, angel? Tell me,” he murmured,...

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Published on March 02, 2015 13:12 • 2 views
Katie M. Stout Katie M. Stout's blog:




I could come up with some kind of sassy, snappy intro for this post, but I'm not even going to bother, because I think that post title says it all.

HOLY AWESOME, BATMAN!
You read that, right, friends. Hello, I Love Youis coming to a bookstore (and online retailer) near you in Turkey, Singapore,and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 02, 2015 13:53 • 5 views
Haim Kadman Haim Kadman's blog:
Finding her way
Some facts of life
An excerpt
Yehiel went to the kitchen with Eti in his wake; there were many things that she wished to find out, despite her subconscious impulse to leave. She had to prepare a late lunch for her kids, and to take them back home from the kindergarten at about three... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 06:08 • 22 views
Gerard Cappa Gerard Cappa's blog:
Black Boat Dancing (Con Maknazpy, #2) by Gerard CappaSintra was one weird place. A set for Transylvanian vampires and Disney fairies, each screwball pile outdoing the next, one precipice after another annexed so a trophy palace could bathe in public homage. High cone chimneys like nightmare klan headgear, decorated cake towers that tin soldiers sh... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 06:02 • 14 views
Lane Morris Buckman Lane Morris Buckman's blog:

In 2013, at the Boston Book Festival, I met this fantastic woman, Jackie Hennessey, of Venting Sessions. She was delightful, and sweet, and funny, and smart so we made friends. She introduced me toListen To Your Mother, having been a cast member in Rhode Island. I told Robyn about it, and we both...

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Published on March 02, 2015 19:40 • 2 views
Kelley Armstrong Kelley Armstrong's blog:

There’s a Hope & Karl novella coming in the next Otherworld anthology (Otherworld Secrets) Karl tries to retire. It doesn’t go so well :)

Nick and Vanessa are in Forsaken and play a bigger role in the next Subterranean Press Pack novella.

No more Savannah & Adam right now (they got the new...

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Published on February 02, 2015 04:08 • 5 views
Nosy Crow Nosy Crow's blog:

A couple of week ago, Pip and Posy illustrator Axel Scheffler led a fantastic storytelling session to a packed house at the Southbank Centre as part of the Imagine Children’s Festival. And today we’re very pleased to say that we’ll be auctioning some of the work that Axel produced on the day in a...

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Published on March 04, 2015 04:15 • 5 views
Hafsah Laziaf Hafsah Laziaf's blog:

What would you do for a dose of Charisma? Would you be willing to swap out your DNA for the life you’ve always dreamed of? Those are the chilling questions prompted by Jeanne Ryan’s latest, CHARISMA. CHARISMA is the perfect book for fans of the movie Gattaca, Margaret Atwood’s Oryx and Crake, and...

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Published on March 04, 2015 05:00 • 6 views
Megan Silianoff Megan Silianoff's blog:


It's well documented that I have a huge crush on Amber Venz Box. I've previously gushed about whyhereand anyone that knows me IRL is likely rolling their eyes, being like "we get it Meg, youlike her. No I don't watch this 30 minute video."
Amber is the founder of Reward Style, the program that I u... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 05:17 • 4 views
Цэнддоо Бямбажав Цэнддоо Бямбажав's blog:

Чоно ба тотемНүүдэлчин монголчуудын өвөг дээдсийн онгон шүтээн нь чоно байлаа. Өөрсдийгээ чононоос гаралтай хэмээн сүсэлнэ. Алдарт “Монголын нууц товчоо” нь “Дээр тэнгэрээс заяат төрсөн бөртэ чоно...” хэмээн эхэлнэ. Гайхмаар ч юм биш, энэтхэгчүүд үхрийг шүтэн биширдэг лүгээ адил заншил. Ром, Римул хоёр чоно х...

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Published on March 04, 2015 00:25 • 5 views
David Carraturo David Carraturo's blog:
The day has come where you now begin to transform your body. You should be in good basic shape, the doctor has given you a clean bill of health, maybe you are 10-15 pounds overweight but nothing too serious. You can run 3 miles no problem and you have been working out in a gym for enough time to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 05:43 • 16 views
Laird Barron Laird Barron's blog:

Robert Levy is available for questions��at his Reddit Ask Me Anything session happening now. Then go buy his fabulous debut,��The Glittering World.



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Published on March 03, 2015 10:28 • 5 views
Valorie Burton Valorie Burton's blog:

Tune in and call in on Wednesday when I’ll be guest hosting The Roland Martin Show, simageyndicated in 26 cities, and live online from 10am-1pm Eastern! Are you ready to get unstuck, be happier and take a leap of faith to radically change your life? I’ll be talking with inspiring guests who’ve done ju...

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Published on March 03, 2015 21:17 • 5 views
David Bruns David Bruns's blog:

WeaponsMass_CVR_LRGWelcome back to Two Navy Guys and a Novel, the place where you get to watch two ex-Navy officers write a military thriller. You see their progress, their successes, their mistakes…you get the picture. You can find previous episodes on our webpage.


This is a big week for us: we’re about to launch a...

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Published on March 03, 2015 12:09 • 1 view
Joseph Persia Joseph Persia's blog:
Hey, ever wonder if we are getting any smarter?

Moral philosopher James Flynn has put a great deal of time gathering his data and thoughts on the subject of our intelligence, a question most of us have asked ourselves at one time or another. Flynn in this lecture suggests that changes in the way w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 02, 2015 12:47 • 5 views
Sharon Kay Penman Sharon Kay Penman's blog:
Several important historical events occurred on March 4th. In 1152, Frederick Barbarossa was elected Holy Roman Emperor and cast a formidable shadow across Europe until his unexpected death as he led a German army toward the Holy Land in 1190. On March 4th in 1193, Saladin died of a lingering fev... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 05:29 • 9 views
Nana Prah Nana Prah's blog:


February 2015 was one of the most hectic months I’ve had in long time. I’m lucky I got this book read in time. Imagine how depressing it is to read only a couple of books in month. I’m going to have to make up for it in March.
Remember to stop by Constantine’s blog to see what she thought of the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 02, 2015 21:00 • 5 views
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