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David Bruns David Bruns's blog:

The Christmas Cookie (1)


Last Christmas, right when I was starting out on my journey as a full-time writer, I asked my wife what she wanted for Christmas. Her answer? I want an original David Bruns short story, written especially for me.


The result was The Christmas Cookie, a beautiful story about a young mother dealing...

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Published on December 23, 2014 10:26 • 1 view
Barbara Svetlick Barbara Svetlick's blog:
Short Story for the Holidays

The Shop Girl on Christmas Eve
December 24 1872



The light snow tackled the windless day creating a snow globe feeling to the bustling street on the hectic Christmas Eve. The store windows were filled with Christmas scenes designed to lure the shoppers into their establi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 24, 2014 19:36 • 3 views
Scott Hildreth Scott Hildreth's blog:

Confessions of a Smut Author is live on AMAZON. Be forewarned, this novel is extremely erotic, and it is not for the novice. It is not a graphical dark tale, but it has graphic, and one extremely disturbing dark sex scene. Proceed with caution.



CONFESSIONS OF A SMUT AUTHOR


CONFESSIONS OF A SMUT AUTHOR



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Published on December 23, 2014 12:20 • 2 views
Isaiyan Morrison Isaiyan Morrison's blog:
Wishing you all a happy holiday season, Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year. Thank you for your constant support. I appreciate it immensely. I hope for great things in 2015!!!
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Leah Raeder Leah Raeder's blog:

New leahraeder.com design

This update is pretty much all imagey. To start: I redesigned my web site! The OG Rainbowface thing was a bit out of date. Hope you folks dig the new ~edgy~ rainbow shit.


Also, Atria is doing an open signup for all book bloggers who want to participate in the Black Iris cover reveal. Anyone wit...

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Published on December 24, 2014 15:09 • 6 views
Stacey O'Neale Stacey O'Neale's blog:
2014 has been an amazing year for me.

I released the first three books in the MORTAL ENCHANTMENT series, Contracted a New Series Deal with Entangled Publishing, and Signed with a Rockstar Literary Agent!

The response from readers has been more than I ever imagined! Thank you for your book reviews,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 24, 2014 19:04 • 3 views
Christian Cawley Christian Cawley's blog:

Philip Bates is a writer at Kasterborous Doctor Who News and Reviews - All the latest Doctor Who news and reviews with our weekly podKast, features and interviews, and a long-running forum.


It’s Christmas Eve. That’s come quickly. It doesn’t seem that long ago that we were opening up a horde of pr...

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Published on December 24, 2014 11:11 • 1 view
Cedar Sanderson Cedar Sanderson's blog:
From Curmudgeon’s Corner comes this, presented without commentary, make of it what you will. Our resident curmudgeon is spending most of his Christmas season alone, and is therefore a touch on the cranky side. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 24, 2014 06:47 • 3 views
Kitty Bucholtz Kitty Bucholtz's blog:

A Very Merry Superhero Wedding book cover by Kitty BucholtzIt’s out! My new book, A Very Merry Superhero Wedding, released today! Woo-hoo!!


It has been a long, exhausting, exciting two months! My writing friends, Debra Holland and Brenna Aubrey, suggested I try to get a Christmas novella out by Christmas week, and I took up the challenge.


Of course, becaus...

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Published on December 24, 2014 14:56 • 2 views
Mitch Albom Mitch Albom's blog:

Tigers swept by Orioles


SHOCKTOBER


mitch albom: Winter comes early again and who knows what this team will look like next year


Winter began to creep into the city just after six o'clock Sunday night, courtesy of a man named Nelson Cruz - or, as he is known around here, Death. Cruz, the Baltimore Ori...

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Published on December 24, 2014 07:10 • 3 views
K.D. Van Brunt K.D. Van Brunt's blog:
This is the second book in the science fiction series calling itself the Starbound Trilogy, the follow up to the first book—These Broken Stars. While it takes place in the same world as book 1, the focus is on new characters and a mostly new situation. The romantic heroine is a broken girl named... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 24, 2014 18:14 • 5 views
Chelle Bliss Chelle Bliss's blog:
Click here to check out the audiobook sample --> http://chellebliss.com/hook-me-audiob...
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Published on December 24, 2014 18:05 • 5 views
Atta Arghandiwal Atta Arghandiwal's blog:
From the terrifying moment our plane left Afghan soil and entered Iranian airspace on August 20th, 1980, I promised myself that if I lived through the ordeal that I would recount my story in a memoir and share my personal journey, experiences and impressions of an Afghanistan that is often misund... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 24, 2014 18:03 • 6 views
Pamela K. Kinney Pamela K. Kinney's blog:
I did an original Christmas poem I wrote and it's now at my blog. http://pamelakkinney.blogspot.com/201...
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Published on December 24, 2014 17:53 • 5 views
Linda  Wells Linda Wells's blog:
DEAD LOVE will be offered free on Kindle from Thursday, December 25 through Monday, December 29, 2014.
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Published on December 24, 2014 17:47 • 7 views
Karen-Anne Stewart Karen-Anne Stewart's blog:
I hope everyone has a safe, wonderful Christmas. Wishing you love and peace from my family to yours.

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Published on December 24, 2014 17:35 • 6 views
Ron Hummer Ron Hummer's blog:

If you want an unusual opening to a movie, then that’s the way Wasabi begins with Jean Reno. Reno plays a French policeman who has some unique ways of dealing with criminals. In this case, three men who are dressed as women are about to rob a bank and Reno goes in there, punching the men out... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 24, 2014 17:05 • 6 views
Jane Drager Jane Drager's blog:
Currently in third and final edit. Hard work. Blurb follows.
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Published on December 24, 2014 16:57 • 5 views
Victoria Law Victoria Law's blog:
I didn't intend my end-of-the-year writing to focus so much on abuse survivors behind bars, but it did. Here's a quick round-up of what I've recently written:

It's Time to Bring Domestic Violence Survivors Like Barbara Sheehan Home from Prison, The Nation, December 24, 2014.

Why is California Keepi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 24, 2014 16:29 • 6 views
N. Wolf N. Wolf's blog:
8-26-2014
On Sunday, I edited my query letter again.
Today, I corrected part of the query letter and researched literary agencies. I came across several agencies that specialize in historical fiction/romance/religion.


8-29-2014
Over the last few days, I put together query letters and finished my l... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 24, 2014 16:22 • 5 views
Steven J. Pemberton Steven J. Pemberton's blog:
This post follows on from one I wrote nearly three years ago, "Going Back to Someone's Roots," about how I'd helped to photograph Pemberton Pedigrees, an old book of genealogical charts of various people called Pemberton. After much work, the Pemberton Family World Wide is ready to reissue the bo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 24, 2014 15:54 • 7 views
Carla Krae Carla Krae's blog:
http://carlakrae.blogspot.com/2014/12...

Willowick Publishing announced on 12/23/2014 that there will be no fifth Jacob/Beth book.
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Published on December 24, 2014 15:47 • 7 views
Kevin  Brennan Kevin Brennan's blog:
Whenever I think of Joe Cocker, I think of this clip with subtitles of what he might have been saying. Frankly, I like these words better than the original. I … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 23, 2014 08:29 • 5 views
Robin Constantine Robin Constantine's blog:

The weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas have always held a special place in my heart. I’m not really sure why – it’s certainly stressful, with end of semester tests, holiday shopping, overindulging and family obligations. I’ve always tried to look at the brighter side of things, and while t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 23, 2014 06:00 • 5 views
S.A. Mahan S.A. Mahan's blog:
Joe's family always serves gumbo on Christmas eve. I have adopted this tradition, too. Joe's mother Rose is from Louisiana and taught me the proper way to make gumbo. It is a very slow process, especially brewing up the rue. Very tasty and a great tradition!

What are some of your traditions? Let m... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 24, 2014 15:21 • 6 views
Storm Chase Storm Chase's blog:


The Degas Girl
By AJ AdamsPublished 16 May 2014
Price US$3.99
#1 Paid Amazon Kindle US and UK Organised Crime category July and August 2014
He wore jeans and a turquoise T-shirt. The colour made his eyes look blue instead of green. I wasn’t fooled by his looks and his gentle ways. This man had a wi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 24, 2014 01:08 • 10 views
Eli Easton Eli Easton's blog:

I’ve finished my little Christmas freebie, “Fielding’s Fa La La”. You can now find the entire story here! http://elieaston.com/fieldings-fa-la-la/


This Christmas story features Mick and Fielding from “Blame it on the Mistletoe”.


Merry Christmas!


Eli

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Published on December 23, 2014 10:51 • 15 views
Emily Tilton Emily Tilton's blog:
I feel very naughty posting this today, but I do, thanks to Charles Dickens I think, associate the Victorian period with Christmas. Mary is Anne and Charlotte's lady's maid.

"This evening," Anne said, "I am afraid, Mary, that you will receive a much more thorough lesson in the ways of Mr. Vance... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 24, 2014 06:00 • 6 views
K. Bromberg K. Bromberg's blog:

Frosting Pic


Who wants a new scene between Colton and Rylee that deals with Christmas cookies and icing? You all know how Colton loves tasting his sweets and his Ryles at the same time…


This new scene is exclusive to newsletter members only. I just finished it up and think you’ll enjoy revisiting with th...

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Published on December 24, 2014 06:25 • 26 views
Tara Spears Tara Spears's blog:
I hope everyone has a wonderful Holiday. All my books will be free on ARe (and hopefully Amazon too) on Christmas day pacific time. This includes; You're Always in the Last Place You Look

Merry Christmas everyone! Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 24, 2014 15:13 • 12 views
Shannon L. Alder Shannon L. Alder's blog:
I will never forget a particular holiday season. It was one of the worst times of my life.

“Her heart is beating, but her lungs are not developed enough to breathe,” the nurse said, walking toward my hospital bed with my newborn daughter. “She is alive for now, but not for very long. You have less... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 24, 2014 15:09 • 67 views
Virginia Pérez de la Puente Virginia Pérez de la Puente's blog:
Ya estaba yo echando de menos estos fregaos =) Para celebrar que es Navidad, que ya ha salido a la venta la siguiente entrega de la saga El Segundo Ocasoy que somos felices y hace sol (a veces), voy a sortear el único ejemplar firmado de Entre las dos orillas que existe. Mirad que lo sé de buena... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 23, 2014 11:37 • 6 views
Sylvia McDaniel Sylvia McDaniel's blog:

SantaMerry Christmas and I hopeyou are spending the day surrounded by the ones you love. May you receive everything you want for Christmas, but mainly may you receive love and peace.


Here is the last recipe and it was submitted by Sandy Pochapin. Christmas Cookie Recipe!



1/4 cup light olive oil
3/4 cup w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 23, 2014 22:42 • 6 views
J.S. Cooper J.S. Cooper's blog:

ONE NIGHT JS COOPER AMAZON KINDLE EBOOK COVER-3



One Night Stand is a standalone novel coming on January 5th, 2015. You can read the free prequel That Night on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or iBooks. You can preorder One Night Stand on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iBooks.


Chapter One


I’m a loser. No, really I am. And it’s not just because...

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Published on December 24, 2014 07:42 • 9 views
Anthony Neil Smith Anthony Neil Smith's blog:

Now is the time when I start priming the pump, getting you all whooped up and excited for my next novel, a "standalone" (remember when those were called "novels"?) called WORM.


"Worm" is a nickname given to new workers on the oil fields, and since this one revolves around the life of one of those...

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Published on December 23, 2014 09:20 • 7 views
R.A.  White R.A. White's blog:
If you haven't already, check out this guestpost on Madhuri Blaylock's blog. It's called 'Evolution of a Diverse Books Writer or How I Went From, ‘Why Not Have a Dark-Skinned Character?’ to ‘Everything I Write for the Rest of My Life Will Include Diversity for the Sake of My Son and the Rest of t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 23, 2014 20:02 • 5 views
Sarahbeth Caplin Sarahbeth Caplin's blog:

On the third night of our honeymoon, we discovered a piano bar at the resort. We could request songs, sip daiquiris, and just enjoy the fact that we could stay out as late as we wanted, sleep in as late as we wanted, and not have to worry about work for a while.


I was somewhere around my third dai...

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Published on December 24, 2014 00:38 • 5 views
Soman Chainani Soman Chainani's blog:




Two of my favorite pieces of SCHOOL FOR GOOD & EVIL fanart from the past few days.

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Published on December 23, 2014 11:22 • 12 views
Brian Solis Brian Solis's blog:

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Skully Systems changed my life and I don’t say that lightly. I’m a motorcycle enthusiast. I’m also a father. Most of the time my bikes stand proudly in my garage showcasing their beauty for an audience of one. I ride on occasion, usually an exceptional opportunity that manifests in the form of...

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Published on December 23, 2014 05:16 • 3 views
Mary Rowen Mary Rowen's blog:

Tess_ThompsonOnce again, it’s Music Tuesday, and our guest today is the lovely and talented Tess Thompson! Please welcome Tess to the blog. This is a great post, with special meaning for this time of year.


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I don’t know a soul who’s not been battered

I don’t have a friend who feels...

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Published on December 23, 2014 04:00 • 5 views
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