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Luke Smitherd Luke Smitherd's blog:
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Published on August 25, 2016 07:18 • 1 view
Barton Smock Barton Smock's blog:
[circa (xii)]

the human dream

god’s attempt at a short story

the animal
works

miracles

/ the elephant
in its ruin
takes up
for whale

yeah, it rains here
rains
glue

adult diapers
are fishhook
rare…

/ tell your sister
nothing happened
to mine




[circa (xiii)]

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Published on August 25, 2016 07:14 • 43 views
Peter F. Jemison Peter F. Jemison's blog:
In the last eighteen months I have spoken to reading and creative writing groups throughout Northumberland (England) and have done a little advertising on Facebook. This continues for The Unspeakables and my other two crime thrillers but now I realise I should seek a wider and bigger readership.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 25, 2016 07:12 • 3 views
Richard S. Wheeler Richard S. Wheeler's blog:
Two years ago, at three in the morning, my stepchildren summoned me to the bedside of my wife, Sue Hart, who had slipped away moments before. I held her hand, thanked her, and told her how much I loved her. Lewy Body Dementia had claimed her.

Today I will visit her grave. We share the headstone a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 25, 2016 07:07 • 3 views
Cassie James Cassie James's blog:
Hey everyone,

Today I am super happy to reveal the cover of The Wish Granter by C.J. Redwine!!!.
For huge fans of The Shadow Queen like me, I am sure you are super excited. After that epic first book, I so can't wait to read the sequel!!!.
Without further ado, Here it is :

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Published on August 25, 2016 07:03 • 15 views
Malia Zaidi Malia Zaidi's blog:
Today is the first birthday(can I call it that?) of A Poisonous Journey (as well as my dad's!!) Publishing my first book was an exciting, nerve-wracking, foreign experience for me, but thanks to the many people who offered congratulations, suggestions and kindness, I got through it:-) As another... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 25, 2016 06:46 • 24 views
Julie Elizabeth Powell Julie Elizabeth Powell's blog:




ANGELS FLY

byDonna Simonetta


Publisher: The Wild Rose Press
Genre: Contemporary Fantasy Romance







Two years after her husband’s death, Kelly believes her romantic life is done. Until she reconnects with her girlhood crush on social media, and as fate would have it, he lives across the street.




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Published on August 25, 2016 06:32 • 1 view
P.J.  Taylor P.J. Taylor's blog:
Well, Brian, the Alchemist & the Silver Dragon has been out for just over a week and it’s sold pretty well. I’m really very pleased. The difficulty now is to ensure it keeps selling. I’ve uploaded both books to Smashwords and I’ve entered the new book into a Goodreads ‘giveaway’ so we’ll see... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 25, 2016 06:31 • 2 views
E.E. Winston IV E.E. Winston IV's blog:
Perhaps you remember my last blog post from a while back. It was about how strict and unfair Google Adsense is. Well, guess what: they've done it again.

I finally got my account reinstated after ten years of exile, and things have been going good. I run three YouTube channels: my author channel,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 25, 2016 06:30 • 54 views
Ken Craft Ken Craft's blog:

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After careful consideration–wait for it!–I’ve decided that waiting is bad for me. Why am I always waiting? And why am I sometimes unaware of what exactly I’m waiting for?


As a poet, my waiting habit has been fed and nurtured. I write a first draft, second, third, and on up the abacus of practice...

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Published on August 25, 2016 06:10 • 4 views
Katie McGarry Katie McGarry's blog:
Hi everyone,

To celebrate the release of Chasing Impossible in the UK, I'm giving away to one of my readers their choice of one of my print books (Pushing the Limits, Dare You To, Crash Into You, Take Me On, Breaking the Rules, Nowhere But Here, or Walk the Edge).

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Published on August 25, 2016 06:03 • 8 views
J.C. Stephenson J.C. Stephenson's blog:
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Published on August 25, 2016 05:47 • 32 views
Martyn Stanley Martyn Stanley's blog:
Am I confident this time the companions WILL actually get to the Temple of the Mad God? YES!

I'm 35,000 words deep into book 5 and they companions now seem to have found a way of entering Votrex's locked Holt.

That's nearly half a book by my normal standards, so what else is going on?

Well, Lindi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 25, 2016 05:19 • 8 views
Ellen Mae Franklin Ellen Mae Franklin's blog:
The sound of snarls and the snapping of bones bought a cruel smile to Joy’s pale face. She wanted to clap her hands, but instead, clenched and unclenched them as almost colourless eyes watched on. The Specks tore the men apart. The cries were long dead, whipped away by the wind, fleeing with the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 25, 2016 05:00 • 6 views
David  Whelan David Whelan's blog:
This week, the contrasting stories of sport and those who reach the top. Two individuals with different ways of approaching things. First off, Conor McGregor and his supposed victory at the weekend. But what caught my eye and gave me a gleeful smile, was that Conor McGregor could be given a six m... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 25, 2016 04:59 • 34 views
Phillip Crawford Jr. Phillip Crawford Jr.'s blog:

But are Hillary voters themselves so morally bankrupt that they don't even care their nominee is thoroughly corrupt, and will continue to support her?


Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said in an interview last night with Fox News that "his team was 'working around the clock' on 'a lot of material'...

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Published on August 25, 2016 04:44 • 5 views
E.M. Thomas E.M. Thomas's blog:
The Bulls of War in Tonight's Top 10* List!Top what!?Look, Iknow I've mentioned Amazon rankings in each of my last two blog posts andI’m no more of a fan of repetitive headlines than you are, but come on: Top 10? Top 150 in the broader fantasy category? I have to mention that somehow. But at the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2016 21:39 • 1 view
Hope Ann Hope Ann's blog:

Ethaniel, the main character in my novel, Fidelyon, has taken it upon himself to introduce you to his world by going through an alphabet of terms and names. Be is a short one…

Blue and silver! No, using a color isn’t cheating, at least that is what I was told. Blue and silver are the royal colo...

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Published on August 24, 2016 05:21 • 14 views
Harold Klemp Harold Klemp's blog:

By Harold Klemp


One Saturday morning a woman and her husband decided to go shopping at an expensive home-furnishings store. The company was having a warehouse sale that began at 10:00 a.m. Right next to the warehouse was the regular store, which opened at 9:00 a.m.


The couple arrived about fifteen...

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Published on August 25, 2016 03:00 • 5 views
Ellen Forsyth Ellen Forsyth's blog:
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Published on August 24, 2016 19:41 • 8 views
Ra Avis Ra Avis's blog:
Slow is Fast.

Everyone wants everything done as quickly as possible. It’s human nature. Be healed now. Be ready now.


But if you let events spin you — if you become a creature of reaction — things end up taking more time and resource. Instead, go slowly be methodical, and pay attention. Rushing does...

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Published on August 24, 2016 13:01 • 6 views
Lucy Lang Lucy Lang's blog:
My article about my e-book appears in the Carrick Herald, the Ayr Advertiser and the Troon Times, if anybody out there wants to have a look. I believe the article is also available on the Ayr Advertiser facebook page. The journalist who interviewed me is Catherine Hunter. I know her quite well, a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 25, 2016 04:29 • 12 views
Angela Webster McRae Angela Webster McRae's blog:
Some months ago, I mentioned finding my current favorite chintz teacup, this $3.33 find from one of the area Goodwill stores. It was stained in the bottom (and now it is again), but I bleached it out and it cleaned right up. But then …
Some days later, I prepared a cup of tea and saw these myste... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 25, 2016 04:00 • 12 views
Sevan Nişanyan Sevan Nişanyan's blog:

Klasik müzik tutkumu babamdan aldım. İlkokul dörtte olduğum yıl eve yeni model bir hi-fi plakçalar ve sekiz-on tane long play disk gelmişti Wilhelm Kempf'ten Beethoven dördüncü ve beşinci konçertolar, altıncı ve dokuzuncu senfoni, Coriolan ve Egmont uvertürleri, Mendelssohn ve Çaykovski keman kon... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 25, 2016 03:14 • 13 views
J. Schlenker J. Schlenker's blog:

Other than givingJessica Lost Her Wobblea facelift (changing the cover a tad, adding some quotes at the beginning, and a Reader’s Discussion at the end), I am also working on a collection of short stories and using my iPad drawings to go along with them. I’m doing this with a program called Vellu...

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Published on August 24, 2016 06:20 • 5 views
Jade Eby Jade Eby's blog:

Let's face it - most of the time when we read something by an author, it has been through rounds of critiquing, beta-reading and editing. What you see as a finished product is often VERY VERY far from where it started. And I bet you didn't know that many authors do a lot of "practice" or "method"...

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Published on August 24, 2016 05:00 • 4 views
Glenn Maynard Glenn Maynard's blog:

Today I received a book contract for the third book of my Desert Son trilogy, entitled Spiritual Intervention. The paranormal romance series is now complete! More details tofollow. The release date of this new book has not yet been determined, but I would guess it’s about five months from now. B...

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Published on August 24, 2016 16:07 • 6 views
Monique Mulligan Monique Mulligan's blog:

Louise and I went for gold this week – were we inspired by the Olympics? My photo is one from the archives as I haven’t been out much with the camera this week. Nor did I watch much of the Olympics. Too busy writing!


I’m not a lover of hot weather. Summer drains me, and I long for cooler days. But...

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Published on August 24, 2016 18:13 • 1 view
Hayley Stone Hayley Stone's blog:

Tomorrow picks will be announced for Pitch Wars. Yay! Excitement!

For a select few, it’s going to be a great day, the culmination of a lot of hard work, and the start of even more hard work.However, for the vast majority, I’m not going to lie, you might have a rough time. It’s going to be disap...

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Published on August 24, 2016 09:27 • 4 views
Hugo Marroquín Hugo Marroquín's blog:

Un site d’information a accusé le Président mexicain d’voir recopié un peu près du 30% de son thèse pour devenir avocat il y a 25 ans. Le porte-parole de la présidence de la République a répondu qu’il s’agissait «d’erreurs de style telles que des citations sans guillemets ou un manque de référenc...

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Published on August 23, 2016 11:23 • 7 views
M.L. Sparrow M.L. Sparrow's blog:
The Beauty Game, by Michaela DayBlurb:The Beauty Game.When talented copywriter Zoe Diamond first enters the plush offices of global beauty empire Visage D'Or she doesn't own a face cream. She thinks uplift is by Wonderbra. And wrinkles are removed with an iron. Soon she's seduced, manipulated and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2016 11:52 • 6 views
Rachelle D. Lawrence Rachelle D. Lawrence's blog:

“Chojun” by Goran Powell


15893962


4/5 stars


“Chojun” is the story of Chojun Miyagi and the modern history of Karate as told through one of his students, Kenichi Ota. This historical novel spans pre and post WWII, but with the unique perspective of Okinawa and its people, who were only recently added to...

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Published on August 24, 2016 13:20 • 1 view
Tim Urban Tim Urban's blog:

Last weekend (August 13th and 14th) was Wait But Hi—a global hangoutweekend for Wait But Why readers.


It started with a surveywe sent out to the WBW email listin early July. Using what we learned from the surveys,our team spent a large partof the summer strategically matchmaking groups of people t...

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Published on August 22, 2016 23:59 • 9 views
Jenna Moreci Jenna Moreci's blog:

08. What is, perhaps, their biggest flaw? Are they aware of this or oblivious to it?

TOBIAS - When he gets emotional, he runs his mouth. And when he runs his mouth, he inserts his foot. Someone needs to find him a muzzle just for moments when he’s angry or upset, because it’s in those moments th...

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Published on August 24, 2016 21:43 • 4 views
Delilah Hunt Delilah Hunt's blog:

Hunt_SomeonetoCallMyOwnIt’s a week out until the release of Someone To Call My Own on Aug 31. To celebrate, I’d like to give anyone interested in reading this book, the chance to win a pdf copy. Leave a comment about your favorite book of mine, hero/heroine, or a question to me and you’ll be entered to win. Contest run...

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Published on August 24, 2016 09:12 • 12 views
S.J. Himes S.J. Himes's blog:
FADED LOVERe-Release by MA Church


MA Church remains one of my favorite authors for a reason, kids! Angst, true love, passion--what's not to love?
Blurb:People often say that the true perfection of the human form is in its imperfections.
Obviously those people never lived a life of a model. Perfect... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2016 11:29 • 6 views
James A. Hunter James A. Hunter's blog:

Shadow of the High KingIt’s been a crazy-long time since I’ve done a book review—not that I haven’t read a ton of great books, but life has just been too hectic for reviews. I had this blog tour. Then some writing conferences. Plus, I’ve been finishing Savage Prophet and dealing with real life on top of everything else...

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Published on August 24, 2016 06:37 • 16 views
C.B. Lee C.B. Lee's blog:


Hey! I will be at three amazing events this September in the Bay! If you’re around come by and check it out– poetry, performances, book readings and more!

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Published on August 24, 2016 14:55 • 9 views
Katie Rose Guest Pryal Katie Rose Guest Pryal's blog:
If you follow me on Instagram, then you’ll have seen a few of these photographs already. But most of these are making their debut on this photo-post. We spent a few days on the Outer Banks, a place I spentmany weeks every year when I was growing up. The place has changed immensely. I tried, […]
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Published on August 24, 2016 06:49 • 5 views
Ryan Lanz Ryan Lanz's blog:
by thehappymeerkat Here’s the second Respect the Reviewer article I’ve written (the first can be read here). This is for all authors out there. While some tips might be obvious others you may not have thought of, eitherway Ihope some of these tips will help you find a reviewer and go about contac... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2016 09:59 • 2 views
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