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Leigh Bardugo Leigh Bardugo's blog:


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Genya Safin commission for  @redaartinsp, she was such a pleasure to draw!



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Published on April 28, 2017 13:17 • 1 view
Ben Aaronovitch Ben Aaronovitch's blog:

Research Failure Type 1
NOT DOING ANY BLOODY RESEARCH IN THE FIRST PLACE
I don't mean to single out this particular comic production team for ridicule but this turned up on my Twitter timeline and it is soooo bad that I just had to make fun of it. But for a serious purpose.

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Published on April 28, 2017 15:04 • 3 views
Delilah Devlin Delilah Devlin's blog:


When you think of a romantic dinner, beer probably isn’t on the table. I guess it’s the legacy of years of “Budweiser Bros” commercials where beer is linked with man caves and The Big Game. So why did I decide to write a romantic trilogy about a brewery? Well, living in Colorado—aka, Craft Beer...

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Published on April 28, 2017 04:33 • 1 view
Carrie Vaughn Carrie Vaughn's blog:

Reminder:  It’s Independent Bookstore Day tomorrow, and I’ll be at Old Firehouse Books in Ft. Collins around 12-1 to celebrate as a “guest bookseller!” I worked at an independent bookstore (McKinzey-White in Colorado Springs) back in the day, and I try to support independents whenever I can and e...

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Published on April 28, 2017 09:22 • 1 view
Rhein Fathia Rhein Fathia's blog:
"Are you a Buddhist?"Saya menatap teman, yang sudah saya kenal di tempat kerja selama satu bulan itu, dengan pandangan bermakna, "Hah?"
Australia, sebuah benua dan negara dengan penduduk sangat-sangat-sangat beragam latar belakangnya. Di sini, pertanyaan setelah "What's your name?" adalah "Where a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 28, 2017 22:20 • 1 view
Angela Slatter Angela Slatter's blog:

White fox by Kathleen Jennings


As promised to my classes this morning, here’s the list of short stories that have remained with me over many years and still give me nightmares on occasion – so, highly recommended!


It’s by no means definitive and entirely personal!


“The Monkey’s Paw” by W. W. Jacobs


“...

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Published on April 28, 2017 20:55 • 1 view
Jason Fried Jason Fried's blog:

One responsibility of the support team here at Highrise is to maintain our Extras page.

What’s the Extras page?

It’s a list of all the 3rd party products that integrate with Highrise. Almost all were built by the 3rd party using the Highrise API.

This page is important for current and future custome...

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Published on April 28, 2017 07:27 • 8 views
Amy Lane Amy Lane's blog:
I took ZoomBoy to go register for high school today, and was reminded of something not many people know about learning handicaps.
ZoomBoy has ADHD--most of you know this, and even if you didn't read Clear Water, you figured out that he got it from me.
Now, one of the hallmarks of a kid with a learn... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 28, 2017 01:00 • 10 views
Max Nemtsov Max Nemtsov's blog:


издатели сообщают, что приехала Лорина книжка



вот она нарядная и – толстая


некоторые альтернативно одаренные читатели уже недовольны



вести из родного дома: Биргитта продолжает свое странствие. я рад, что некогда перевел ее “Солнечный дворик”



еще вести из детства – вот что откопали краеведы. я п...

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Published on April 28, 2017 02:24 • 1 view
Amy Plum Amy Plum's blog:

Who knew that getting a TV deal would mean emailing people non-stop for the next few days! ;)


But I’m making up for the days I missed on the DREAMFALL Dreamfest by running 3 separate contests. Here are 3 ways for you to try to win a signed copy of…


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1. Instagram: Post a photo on your Instagram feed...

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Published on April 28, 2017 22:08 • 1 view
Peter V. Brett Peter V. Brett's blog:

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There has been a slight shift in the release date for The Core. Instead of the previously announced August 15, 2017 in the US and August 17, 2017 in the UK, The Core will now be released on September 28, 2017 in the UK and October 3, 2017 in the US. (Audiobooks should be available on or about...

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Published on April 28, 2017 05:00 • 12 views
Gretchen Rubin Gretchen Rubin's blog:
The Four Tendencies by Gretchen Rubin

I have an exciting announcement (at least, it’s exciting to me).


At long last, I can reveal the jacket for my new book The Four Tendencies! We worked long and hard on the design, the colors, and the subtitle. I hope you love it as much as I do. (But please, if you don’t love it, don’t tell me. Don...

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Published on April 28, 2017 02:00 • 11 views
Glenn Greenwald Glenn Greenwald's blog:

Just over one year ago, Brazil’s elected President, Dilma Rousseff, was impeached – ostensibly due to budgetary lawbreaking – and replaced with her centrist Vice President, Michel Temer. Since then, virtually every aspect of the nation’s political and economic crisis – especially corruption – has...

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Published on April 28, 2017 13:36 • 9 views
Patrick Rothfuss Patrick Rothfuss's blog:

Hey there everybody,

If you’ve been hanging around the blog for a while, you know that in June Worldbuilders holds a fundraiser. It’s called Geeks Doing Good, and we put a bunch of cool geekery up on Indigogo for a week so y’all can come over, ooh and ahhh, then hopefully buy some stuff and help...

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Published on April 28, 2017 04:05 • 11 views
Lauren Oliver Lauren Oliver's blog:


Hi lovelies! I’m thrilled to share that RINGER ARCs will be available at YALLWEST tomorrow - just find the Epic Reads booth, tell ‘em which chapter you will read first: Gemma or Lyra, and boom, you have the sequel to Replica that doesn’t come out until 10/3 in your lovely little hands! Be the fir...

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Published on April 28, 2017 10:46 • 9 views
K.M. Weiland K.M. Weiland's blog:

2 Ways To Make Sure You've Chosen the Right SceneToday, I’m guest posting over on Jerry Jenkins’s site, with the post “Does This Scene Deserve a Place in Your Story? 2 Ways to Find Out.” Here’s an excerpt:


“Cut this scene. It doesn’t move the plot.”


That is my most frequent comment on manuscripts I edit for others. It causes most writers to groan...

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Published on April 04, 2017 03:00 • 8 views
Andrew Peterson Andrew Peterson's blog:

Hey all, you may have noticed that the forum isn’t loading and some embedded content has disappeared or stopped working. The best I have figured is that grobblins have stolen something from the inner workings. They aren’t malicious and I suspect they didn’t realize that some of the gear handles o...

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Published on April 28, 2017 14:03 • 9 views
Gail Carriger Gail Carriger's blog:

There were some fun moments of steampunk and general Gail appeal around the town of Anchorage. I thought I’d share a few with you, Gentle Reader.



I found myself at the Red Chair Cafe, for example…



And I also tracked down the local tea house…



Yes, I did contemplate just staying in that tea house f...

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Published on April 28, 2017 08:01 • 9 views
Dave Cullen Dave Cullen's blog:
Tolstoy gives his narrator omniscience in Anna Karenina, but he's selectively omniscient. Is that uncommon?(He made me question where I got some devices I used inColumbine, which I thought had come from Faulkner.)I just noticed how relieved I was to hear from the servants about Dolly's visit to A... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 28, 2017 11:37 • 8 views
David Suzuki David Suzuki's blog:

Widespread use of world's most extensively sold pesticide continues, despite international concerns about health and ecological risks





OTTAWA - April 28, 2017 -- Health Canada has dismissed credible evidence in its re-evaluation of the world's most extensively sold pesticide, glyphosate, in today's...

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Published on April 28, 2017 11:00 • 8 views
Dave Barry Dave Barry's blog:

It's the best.


Update (via Mr. Gene Weingarten): The station is suing! Despite the fact that this is probably the highest-quality entertainment it has ever broadcast!

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Published on April 28, 2017 08:35 • 2 views
Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson's blog:

BrandSanderson Mon Apr 03
#MistbornMonday – This was from an awesome reader in Barcelona that I was able to meet last fall. pic


BrandSanderson Tue Apr 04
Working away at the fourth draft (incorporating beta reader comments) and fifth draft (final polish) of Oathbringer. Slow but sure progress.


BrandS...

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Published on April 28, 2017 14:43 • 27 views
Krista Davis Krista Davis's blog:
This cake is known in the family as "Mrs. Smith's Orange Cake--Fletcher's Favorite."  Fletcher is my husband and this recipe comes from his high school girlfriend's grandmother!  So it's been around a loooong time!

I made this for Easter, and it's light and lovely with a hint of orange.  Next tim... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 29, 2017 00:01 • 5 views
David Brin David Brin's blog:
We’ll go all “good news, bad news” on you, today, contrasting one of the globe’s astonishing bright spots with the decline of the erstwhile Leader of the West.  
But first: Have you been floundering to get a handle on this weird time we are in?  Lately there’s been a surge of interest in my “Hori... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 28, 2017 12:35 • 12 views
Matthew Dicks Matthew Dicks's blog:

Sometimes it seems as if the universe has conspired to assure you have a very bad day. 

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Published on April 28, 2017 03:34 • 9 views
Ilona Andrews Ilona Andrews's blog:

We are supposed to be doing promotional thingies, but Gordon is writing Rogan POV and we’re both knee deep in Hugh’s book, so instead of a big promotional push, here is a big snippet of White Hot.  Behold, the cover and buy links.  Okays, love you, bye, have to write now.


Release date: May 30, 201...

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Published on April 28, 2017 06:52 • 16 views
Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow's blog:


My new novel Walkaway (US tour/UK tour) is set in a world that is being torn apart by out-of-control wealth inequality, but not everyone thinks that inequality is what destabilizes the world — there’s a kind of free-market belief that says the problem is really poverty, not inequality, and that...

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Published on April 28, 2017 11:15 • 9 views
Maggie Stiefvater Maggie Stiefvater's blog:


First one of the year.

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Published on April 28, 2017 19:11 • 14 views
Xyla Turner Xyla Turner's blog:
I knew 2017 would be the year of collaborations but I didn't know it would be mostly collaborations. LOL
I have a few books coming down the pike and more projects. I'll even have my own project, which I'm excited about because it's a new venture. :-)
There will be news this summer but I can't spil... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 28, 2017 23:29 • 21 views
Hanna Abi Akl Hanna Abi Akl's blog:

He wasn’t sure if he still loved her, or if he was still trying to.


She was turbulent, like a hurricane on the loose, a road racer, a fast-lane chaser.


But she was also the safest thing he ever came across. And it was the easiest thing in the world for him to hold onto the things he considered safe...

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Published on April 28, 2017 22:06 • 19 views
Pankaj Sekhsaria Pankaj Sekhsaria's blog:
And here are some pictures from the Delhi launch of the book that took place at the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library on the 20th of April. Pics by Peeyush Sekhsaria

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Copies of the book are available now in stores across the country and on amazon (print and kindle): http://bit.ly/IslandsInFlux


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Published on April 28, 2017 21:45 • 31 views
Glen Hepker Glen Hepker's blog:
If there is a Heaven, a 'key to the universe,' they are rooted in true honesty, promoting of true happiness and true freedom...but most importantly, needing less and less to hide behind. What does this mean? It means that there is a so-to-speak place where there is no time, no space, no distance.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 28, 2017 19:29 • 12 views
L.C. Barlow L.C. Barlow's blog:



I haven't posted in a while (though I have had many things post worthy that I'm sure I will get to), but I had to post this.

I'm currently at Stoker Con 2017, and I was able to meet George R. R. Martin! I talked with him last night very shortly after Nancy Holder's kick off. He shook my hand and a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 28, 2017 19:25 • 17 views
Garrison Kelly Garrison Kelly's blog:
***SEASIDE VACATION***

From May 3rd to the 5th (Wednesday through Friday), I’m headed out to Seaside, Oregon for a vacation with my parents. I’ve been to this city three different times and it never loses its beauty. Dog friendliness, fun beaches, lovely weather, good food, and lots to do; that’s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 28, 2017 18:29 • 1 view
Larry McCarley Larry McCarley's blog:
The San Diego Freeway is like a desert today. Dry, dirt-laden air blows hot across lanes of crawling traffic. Potato chip bags roll like tumbleweeds. Four more miles to go. I remember of the plight of the pioneers, and carry on.
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Published on April 28, 2017 17:53 • 13 views
Marguerite Martin Gray Marguerite Martin Gray's blog:
What is the importance of writing a review of a good book? As an author, I rely on the opinions of readers as I prepare for the next novel. You as a reader supply some of that motivation by your positive reviews. Also, you have the power to help authors improve their skills. Have you ever read a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 28, 2017 17:55 • 13 views
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