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Rival Gates Rival Gates's blog:
By the time Linvin had finished his last dance, he was wishing he had chosen the other sandals. The time had come for the remainder of the party to move to the roof deck. A simple bar attended by servants quenched the thirsts of the patrons. It was the part of the evening in which guests could sh... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 01, 2015 09:33 • 1 view
Jeaniene Frost Jeaniene Frost's blog:
I got back from the RWA (Romance Writers of America) convention Monday afternoon, and since then, I've been busy catching up onlaundry, emails, snail mails, work issues, and dishes. You know, the typical glamorous life of an author ;). On top of all this, my revision letter for The Sweetest Burn... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 01, 2015 09:10 • 5 views
Clare Flynn Clare Flynn's blog:
PictureMy guest today is Clare Wiener who writes under the name of Mari Howard.

Clare/Mari is a descendant, through her paternal grandfather, of the same family as Sir Ebenezer Howard who created the concept of Garden Cities.As well as a writer she is also a painter, and has held several exhibitions at...
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Published on July 31, 2015 20:46 • 1 view
Christine Hurley Deriso Christine Hurley Deriso's blog:
As I prepare for my daughter's college graduation next week (a milestone that fills me with such pride and joy that words fail me), I coincidentally just perused an article about college administrators' frustration with modern-day parents.

You know the drill: We're over-involved, over-hovery, over... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 01, 2015 08:55 • 9 views
Sara Raasch Sara Raasch's blog:




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“So,” I start as we pull to the left in the hall, “you’re the King of Cordell’s son. How’s that?”
Theron chuckles. “Beneficial sometime, horrible others. You’re beautiful – how’s that?”



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Published on July 31, 2015 18:10 • 2 views
Chris  Gould Chris Gould's blog:
Batman at 45 The Ultimate Tribute to Pow, Bam and Zap! by Chris Gould

Commentary Excerpt from the Season Three Episode: Nora Clavicle and The Ladies' Crime Club

A Question of Age
Neil Hamilton was 68 years old at the time of this episode, meaning that if Commissioner Gordon were the same age, he would have arrived in Gotham at the age of 43. One wonders with interes... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 01, 2015 08:35 • 28 views
K.M. Shea K.M. Shea's blog:

It’s time for Puss in Boot’s cover reveal! Drum roll, please.


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Here kitty, kitty!


As usual, clicking on the image will take you to the larger version. Anyway, this cover has been in the works for a LONG time. Usually Myrrhlynn uses stockphotos to craft covers, but this time we decided to take the p...

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Published on July 31, 2015 11:56 • 1 view
J.D. Greear J.D. Greear's blog:

Wisdom For Your Weekend: your weekly installment of things we’ve been reading (and watching) around the web.

Video of the Week

The Power of Morning & Evening Routines, The Art of Manliness. Yes, the audience for this video is, unsurprisingly, men. But we promise, this is relevant even if...

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Published on July 31, 2015 11:30 • 2 views
David S. Atkinson David S. Atkinson's blog:

Not Quite so Stories (my new short story collection forthcoming from Literary Wanderlust) has a tentative publication date! The current target is March 1, 2016. Start looking for it close to then!


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I’ll be sure to keep everyone updated.


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Published on July 31, 2015 17:00 • 4 views
Gillian  James Gillian James's blog:
There are a ridiculous number of faddy diets out there; raw vegan, the paleao-diet, the five hand diet. So why not try mine? The best thing is I don’t have to worry about counting calories or grams of fat. All these years we have been worrying about what we eat and how much when we should have be... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 01, 2015 08:02 • 8 views
Barb Hendee Barb Hendee's blog:

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J.C. back again, though it may be two weeks plus before Part 3 appears. During that time, Barb and I will be busy settling into our new home, preparing for work on the coming new series, and going over our line-editor’s notes for S3B5: The Night Voice. August will be a very busy month for us.

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Published on July 31, 2015 16:00 • 4 views
Robert  Turnbull Robert Turnbull's blog:
This is a book from a very talented author, who is not only an author with a great sense of humor, but a real romantic.
This is her FB page so you can check out her latest novel (for sale on Amazon/Kindle) and perhaps decide on reading the many other authors that she recommends on her page.

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Published on August 01, 2015 07:54 • 7 views
Jeno Marz Jeno Marz's blog:

I moved onto chapter six with my novel, which is a good thing. I barely introduced 5 POV characters and people are already dying! Writing this one sure is fun once i’m back on track with a mood for some serious work. Also, I created a new (test) cover for the future book and if […]


The post Covers...

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Published on August 01, 2015 03:13 • 3 views
L.A. Cotton L.A. Cotton's blog:
The third instalment of Chastity Falls is now available to pre-order for the special price of 99 cents / pence - price will return to $2.99 on release day!

Amazon > myBook.to/TribulationPreOrder
iTunes > http://bit.ly/iBookspreorder
Kobo > http://bit.ly/Kobopreorder


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Published on August 01, 2015 07:34 • 1 view
Billy Young Billy Young's blog:
Absolute Write is running another poetry competition which I have entered. The theme is space. Any kind of space. For instance space between my ears, between people in the same room or lack of space. Basically a vary wide subject matter as it can cover so many different things. I don't really thi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 01, 2015 07:33 • 19 views
Martina Boone Martina Boone's blog:
Our August workshop will open for entries today, at noon, EST. We'll take the first five Middle Grade, Young Adult, or New Adult entries that meet all guidelines and formatting requirements. Clickhereto get the rules. I will post when it opens and closes on Adventures in YA Publishing and on twit... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 01, 2015 03:00 • 4 views
Paul Zunckel Paul Zunckel's blog:
Hi All,
I am very excited about the soon to be released Book Two of The Blood Trilogy, by Vanilla Heart Publishing, Blood Spoor in the Dark.
For a free preview download go to http://books.noisetrade.com/paulzunck... and help yourselves...enjoy
...and if you prefer something visual,
watch the video a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 01, 2015 07:19 • 27 views
Laura Florand Laura Florand's blog:

Damien is here! Ruthless. Wealthy. Merciless. And head over heels.


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Just for a second, standing a few centimeters from his chest, Jess looked up at him, so vulnerable that Damien wanted to soften. (It’s all right. Remember? Remember me?)



She went up onto her tiptoes and rested her hands on his ch...

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Published on July 31, 2015 11:50 • 5 views
Hurri Cosmo Hurri Cosmo's blog:
I just added the book video for Hyden's Law. I love the music so check it out!
https://youtu.be/9eWKlbVHDCA
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Published on August 01, 2015 07:13 • 6 views
Lynn Kelling Lynn Kelling's blog:

Whoa. I’m completely blown away and so thankful to Agony Tate for taking the time to read & review all 3 books in the Twin Ties series this week. Check out what she had to say (click through for the full, brutally honest reviews)…

My Brother’s Lover (Twin Ties 1)

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“Kelling did a wonde...

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Published on July 31, 2015 14:46 • 2 views
Kit Rocha Kit Rocha's blog:

As we settle in to writing Beyond Ruin, we finally have a solid enough view of the Beyond series to answer a few questions about where it’s headed, when it’s ending, and what comes next.


What?! The series is ending?!


Yes, all good things must come to a graceful end. Though I will say that ending...

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Published on July 31, 2015 15:19 • 8 views
Karen Swart Karen Swart's blog:
Cover Reveal Banner BOOK INFORMATION TITLE – Recombined SERIES – The Irrevocable Series, Book 3 AUTHOR – Samantha Jacobey GENRE – New Adult PUBLICATION DATE – September 1, 2015 LENGTH (Pages/# Words) - Approx. 160 pages/52K words PUBLISHER – Lavish Publishing COVER ARTIST – Nicolene Lorette Designs Recombined - full cover BOOK SYNOPS... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2015 23:45 • 2 views
Clarissa Simmens Clarissa Simmens's blog:
The scent of music
Unlike the yeast of bread
That sets the stomach growling
Unlike the taste of honey
That brings celebration to the taste buds
Unlike the soothing herbs
That heal from a cup of health
The scent of music
Unique, all-powerful
Breathing life into the
Simplest poems
Fueling words and thoughts
As... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 01, 2015 07:02 • 2 views
Jeremy Hooper Jeremy Hooper's blog:

"Please don't" begs an organization whose supporters have every reason to flee their failed experiment in discrimination:

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Even that one bird is like, "I'm outta here." The rest will follow soon enough.

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Published on July 31, 2015 14:15 • 2 views
Gretchen Morgenson Gretchen Morgenson's blog:
A report suggests that a program intended to help as many as four million troubled borrowers has allowed big banks to run roughshod over them again and again.
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Published on August 01, 2015 06:50 • 2 views
Pedro Cipriano Pedro Cipriano's blog:

Hoje escrevi 3207 palavras, chegando ao magnífico total de 36918 palavras. Ou seja, cheguei ao objectivo proposto e tornei-me um dos vencedores deste Camp Nanowrimo. Objectivo mais que comprido (2800 palavras a mais)!
Terminei o capítulo 33 e comecei o 34. Não foi o meu foco principal do dia, poi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 15:00 • 2 views
Beth Moore Beth Moore's blog:


If you are unable to watch the video, here is Beth’s message:



Hey girls! You have to know I really love you if I’m going to get on here with all this sunscreen, and with all this sweat, and in the middle of all this beach goings on. But I do love you and want to keep my commitment to you and to th...

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Published on July 31, 2015 14:00 • 2 views
Natalie Grigson Natalie Grigson's blog:
I'm not sure if this is typical of writers, or if this is just typical of me, but when my mind gets focused on something it's hard for me to allow anything else in. I call it my Dog Brain - just like when a dog sees a ball or a treat, the whole rest of the world seems to disappear. Funnily enough... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 01, 2015 06:35 • 10 views
Giovanna Fletcher Giovanna Fletcher's blog:


Early morning writing session…

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Published on August 01, 2015 01:16 • 9 views
Elizabeth Wein Elizabeth Wein's blog:


It’s been a couple of weeks since our trip to Dorset, and I am a lame blogger. So here’s kind of a photo essay to give you a taste of the highlights.

The trip was Sara’s idea. Apparently she is a dinosaur fanatic and has always wanted to see the Jurassic Coast. The Jurassic Coast, FYI, is a World... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2015 16:48 • 5 views
Kaje Harper Kaje Harper's blog:
deathmetal-final_02 Chasing Death Metal Dreams, my free novel for the Love is an Open Road event is now out. You can find the story posted here: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Since it is 93K, the lovely event organizers have also made it immediately available for download. You can get a copy in .pdf, .ep... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 01, 2015 06:39 • 16 views
Terrance Brashun Terrance Brashun's blog:
Anyone who purchases any of my books for the month of August and shows me proof of purchase will be able to read the Introduction to the book that I am working on now. All you have to do is email me evidence of purchase to terrancebrashun@gmail.com
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Published on August 01, 2015 06:12 • 7 views
Bala Mookoni Bala Mookoni's blog:
Dayananda pulled out yet another parchment from the trunk. Unrolling it, he spread it flat with his hands. It was an ancient map. He said, ‘If you observe, the place marked here is known as Naachipa. It is not far away from the modern- day Nagpur. That is your destination. It has intense spiritua... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 01, 2015 06:11 • 21 views
Dee J. Adams Dee J. Adams's blog:

I think most people know that as glamorous as show business seems, it’s really a ton of hard work for everyone involved. Take for instance my day yesterday. 14.5 hours. Yep. If you include the commute, you can tack on another hour. From the cast to the crew, no one gets off easy. The hours can be...

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Published on August 01, 2015 03:00 • 3 views
Heather Massey Heather Massey's blog:

Make your August extra fun with these new sci-fi romances!

New Releases
LUMINOUS - A.E. Ash
Entry number 3333. Vanguard Station Reckoning. All systems stable. Nothing new to report.
It’s been nine years since the war started; nine years since she has received acknowledgement or contact from anyone.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 01, 2015 05:00 • 4 views
Sherwood Smith Sherwood Smith's blog:
What is it? How to define it? Talked about here
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Published on August 01, 2015 05:58 • 11 views
Toby Neal Toby Neal's blog:

How did you come to be interested in the Lei Crime Kindle World?


First, it was Toby Neal’s invitation to participate in it. Before she emailed me, I believe back in December, 2014, I hadn’t heard of Kindle Worlds.I feel honored to have been invited to join this group of professional, accomplish...

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Published on August 01, 2015 04:21 • 3 views
J.L. Weil J.L. Weil's blog:
Yup. The last installment of the Divisa Series, Redeeming Angel , will be hitting retail outlets on September 25th!!!*actives giddiness and tears all at the same time*
Redeeming Angel is going to be the last book center around Chase & Angel.

I say this, because their story has come to end... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2015 10:07 • 5 views
David Bergsland David Bergsland's blog:

Called to Gobi



This seems to start as a true story—a prison conversion results in a call to Mongolia. He has seven years in prison to learn the language and the culture. His plans are spiritually solid. He leaves to go over there and the troubles begin.


Dystopian survivalism onthe edgeof war

The result reads l...

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Published on July 31, 2015 08:21 • 2 views
Charlie Cochet Charlie Cochet's blog:

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In celebration of my attending Coastal Magic as a Featured Author, we have a special treat over at Literary Escapism: Destructive Delta at the beach! Check out what the fellas get up to under the tropical sun.


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Published on August 01, 2015 05:48 • 11 views
Edward Lorn Edward Lorn's blog:


Along Came a Spider - James Patterson



No wonder the literary world is polluted with so many shitty writers. They see how well this fucking hack has sold, read his work, and aspire to fucking mediocrity. James Patterson outsells Pulitzer-Prize winning authors, but his writing (I refuse to call this bullshit “prose”) is barely one ste...

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Published on July 31, 2015 14:01 • 3 views
Philip   Lee Philip Lee's blog:
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A thumping good book does your head good.


No. 1: Teach Yourself GeekLittle Brown Jug, 45

Teach Yourself GeekCaught on the bloody beach without your AK47, what you need is a joystick that can move mountains. Spirol Agenue's Teach Yourself Geek was written in a corkscrew elevator stuck on the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2015 23:04 • 4 views
J.A. Jance J.A. Jance's blog:

We lost Ann Rule this past week. Our paths crossed occasionally over the years, but we were not pals. By the time my first book was published in 1985, Ann’s blockbuster, The Stranger Beside Me, had been out for five years. She was a big fish in the small pool of local Seattle writers, yet she was...

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Published on July 31, 2015 06:00 • 5 views
Zuzana Fabianová Zuzana Fabianová's blog:

kprirastkyMám pocit, že som tu túto rubriku nemala už sto rokov. Rozhodla som sa to napraviť, pretože recenzií na blogu je neúrekom. Už to bude pomaly rok, čo som naposledy niečo napísala k tejto rubrike, takže nebudem všetky knihy opisovať, lebo by sme tu boli veľmi dlho. Začnem pekne od začiatku a tak si...

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Published on July 31, 2015 06:00 • 5 views
Θοδωρής Γεωργακόπουλος Θοδωρής Γεωργακόπουλος's blog:

Είμαι σίγουρος ότι έχετε πολλά τέτοια κι εσείς στη βιβλιοθήκη σας. Τόμοι γιγάντιοι με σελίδες χιλιάδες, που όλο λέτε ότι θα διαβάσετε, αλλά καταλήγετε να ξεχνάτε, να τους αφήνετε στο ράφι, κοιτάζοντας πότε πότε την παχιά τους ράχη με τύψεις, και κάνοντας μελλοντικά σχέδια που ξέρετε ότι δεν θα τη...

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Published on July 31, 2015 13:23 • 4 views
Kate Forsyth Kate Forsyth's blog:
Here are my Favourite Seven Books on Fairy Tales.



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1. The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning & Importance of Fairy Tales by Bruno Bettelheim

First published in 1975, this is one of the most important early books on fairy tales. It is stuffed full of ideas, but must be read with a cave... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2015 07:00 • 2 views
Apryl Baker Apryl Baker's blog:


Cold Mark – The Complete Sagaby Scarlett Dawn

Q: What is Cold Mark about?A: Cold Mark is a Scifi Romance story. 18-year-old Braita Valorn is thrust onto a barbaric planet. The fighting may be scorching on Triaz, but the men are even hotter. Braita’s life changes in a heartbeat, but two men ultim... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2015 21:00 • 2 views
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