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Robin A. Dilks Robin A. Dilks's blog:
If all we did in life was laid before us at the end of the day, where would you stand? Would you be proud of the life you lived or feel badly because you put off or didn't accomplish what was most important to you. Would you be able to say, I am proud of the choice I've made in this lifetime and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 22:23 • 1 view
C.V. Hunt C.V. Hunt's blog:
At the end of every year I sit down to look back at what happened over the previous twelve months. At first I always think I didn’t do anything, but after a few minutes I realize I’ve been pretty busy all year.
I read 85 books 2014. I listened to a lot of new music. And I tried to keep track of t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 20:43 • 2 views
Sunniva Dee Sunniva Dee's blog:
Yes, it did.

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30% discount the first 2 days:
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xoxo
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Published on December 18, 2014 22:06 • 6 views
Theresa Van Spankeren Theresa Van Spankeren's blog:
I apologize for not being able to give full details on the Kindle Countdown Sale before. I was very ill with the flu so I gave the best info I could in a short amount of time.

The Kindle Countdown will be going through 5p.m. Christmas Eve for Lost Soul. Follow Julia and Samuel as they start their... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 22:01 • 6 views
K.C. Lynn K.C. Lynn's blog:
I wanted to give everyone a heads up that its week 3 so go over to check out the awesome giveaway that will be live soon!

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Published on December 18, 2014 21:30 • 5 views
Carey Starkey Carey Starkey's blog:
Hey all,
I'm Carey. Welcome to my author page. Please do me a favor and ignore the three books about computers and playing the cello. I don't know how to remove them from my profile yet. They are not mine. Only book that belongs to me is Witches of Coolersville. That will be published in 2015. I j... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 21:26 • 5 views
Katheryn Maddox Haddad Katheryn Maddox Haddad's blog:
The Scripture for today, December 19, is Romans 12:19 as found in the New Testament of the Bible:

"Do not take revenge, my friends, but leave room for God's wrath, for it is written: 'It is mine to avenge; I will repay,' says the Lord."

Thank God he took away the old Law of Moses and gave us the ne... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 21:25 • 5 views
Maria V. Snyder Maria V. Snyder's blog:
There's a special sale going on at Amazon UK on 19 December! You can get The Chronicles of Ixia eBooks for 99p each! Quite the deal. I don't know how long the price will last so don't wait!

Here' the link to Poison Study (a.k.a. The Chronicles of Ixia Book 1):
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B0... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 21:22 • 12 views
Marianne de Pierres Marianne de Pierres's blog:
When you have five children at school, the end of the year can be a hectic time. Here’s what Kylie Fox cooked up for her kids to take to their class Xmas parties. Maybe you can draw some inspiration from her santas’ on sleighs, snowflakes, and ginger bread men. We are in awe! […]
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Published on December 18, 2014 19:22 • 6 views
John Prindle John Prindle's blog:
It's the Holiday Season! And seeing how "The Art of Disposal" has several Christmas references in it, what better gift could I give than a free copy of my book?

So get your name in my Goodreads drawing http://bit.ly/1vf5MhS and win a free signed copy of the hottest crime novel going... complete w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 20:38 • 6 views
Joan Holub Joan Holub's blog:
http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/book/grimmtastic-girls-1-cinderella-stays-late#cGrimmtastic GirlsScholasticages 8-12A twist on fairy tales at Grimm Academy. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 18:10 • 1 view
Erin Manbeck Erin Manbeck's blog:
Follow the link on Dec 19th and you will find the first book in the trilogy on sale for only .99 for the holidays.

Let me warn you...it's a cliffhanger that picks up right off in the second book. I know some hate cliffhangers but all the books are available.

Don't forget to leave a review when yo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 20:31 • 5 views
Giselle Renarde Giselle Renarde's blog:
Every December I feature holiday books here at Donuts and Desires. For the next twelve days (or fourteen, or however long this magical celebration decides to go on) you'll find out about great holiday-themed books from some of your favourite authors. Enjoy!

Then, One Frozen Christmas Eve
by Spence... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 19:37 • 2 views
Lisa Sharpe Lisa Sharpe's blog:
11/17/2014

The purpose of this journal is to keep daily logs of my quest to publish my first book.
It is Titled "Pierre Hideaway Pinkett"
a short poetic story of a young boy who escapes the wrath of a witch.
This story is the first of Volume II and III.
Today I became self published on The Creative Sp... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 20:27 • 42 views
Sinclair Sexsmith Sinclair Sexsmith's blog:

This past summer, while rife and I were running the Submissive Playground ecourse (which is open for registration for the January 2015 session, btw!), we kept talking about the path that folks take to discover and enhance their kink identities. For example, what sparks the pursuit of kink? How do...

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Published on December 18, 2014 18:42 • 7 views
Brian Dobbins Brian Dobbins's blog:
I'm listening to audio files and watching video files of actors auditioning for "A Dead Husband in a Western Town", my short story that's being made into a movie by Garnet Films. There's something a little surreal about actually hearing words that I've written. And all of these actors are so very... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 20:24 • 5 views
Lulu Astor Lulu Astor's blog:
Hey y'all, my novel Complements is on sale for the rest of December for only 99 cents. If you buy and read it, shoot me an email telling me something you like or dislike about one of the characters and I'll give you any one of my other titles for free!

Here's the buy link for Amazon:

http://www.ama... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 20:23 • 5 views
Matt Fraction Matt Fraction's blog:


jondaly:



DRIZZY got the DANK MEMES Wheels,Ontario white T cuz he’s down w/ Creemers #KrollShow

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Published on December 18, 2014 19:35 • 6 views
Carol Fiore Carol Fiore's blog:
Greetings, readers!

A Grief Workbook for Skeptics: Surviving Loss without Religion is for nonbelievers, primarily atheists. I recommend reading reviews from the nonreligious community: Freethought Radio, Richard Dawkins, The Friendly Atheist, and the like. As with any book of this nature, attacks... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 19:53 • 8 views
Jordan Castillo Price Jordan Castillo Price's blog:

Me: Wow, what a great magic marker!

My Nose: Nope. Can't use it. Too stinky.

Me: But...it writes so well.

My Nose: Tough. Find a different one.

Me: *grumbles* you used to like marker fumes.

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Published on December 18, 2014 16:46 • 7 views
Robin McKinley Robin McKinley's blog:


Okay, I’ve got some stories for you, but no time to tell them. But as a placeholder you might find the email I just wrote to Worthy Charity #74,821,333 mildly entertaining:


Your web designer is a MORON. Please pass on my lack of respect. In the first place, why is a title required? Many people—mys...

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Published on December 18, 2014 18:30 • 11 views
Timothy Best Timothy Best's blog:
Had a great time up in northern Michigan toward the end of November. Twelve inches of pristine snow had just fallen a day or two before our arrival and it was the perfect setting to do a couple of book signings for Substitute Angel, especially since the book is set in northern Michigan during win... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 19:43 • 6 views
John C. Wright John C. Wright's blog:

A reader writes in with two unrelated questions:


In your opinion, what is the best Godzilla movie?


I love questions, silly or serious. Every question is a little doorway into the walled garden or truth, big or small.


I have several Godzilla flicks that I like. What lawyer does not like Godzilla m...

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Published on December 17, 2014 14:00 • 5 views
Chloe Neill Chloe Neill's blog:
Attention readers in Australia and New Zealand: The first three Chicagoland Vampires novels are on sale in ebook format at iBooks Australia for only 3.99AUD! Click here to grab the deal. xoxo, Chloe
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Published on December 18, 2014 16:41 • 8 views
Michael D.C. Drout Michael D.C. Drout's blog:
Many variants of the story Sigurd the Völsung survive from the Middle Ages, and all of them are not quite right. Taking the texts and references all together, you can piece together the general idea of the story, but it seems as if none of the poets were really familiar with what they were writin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 19:36 • 16 views
Richard   Keller Richard Keller's blog:
Thinking Inside My Box  things to not ask parents about parenting by Missy GrynkiewiczPick up a parenting book from your local bookstore and flip through the pages. You'll find great advice; however, the examples the authors provide are sometimes made up. In fact, there are many books written by re-known doctors and therapists who never changed a diaper in their lives. Other pare... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 19:15 • 7 views
A.B. McFarland A.B. McFarland's blog:
I was afraid of strangers

When I was young,

I looked before jumping

across puddles

or into relationships.

I rarely spoke

for fear of the flood.

I learned to love

those whose eyes loved me

with the bliss of drowning

and now

it is nothing

to slip on moist words—

my legs collapse underneath me

and on my knees

in t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 19:14 • 8 views
Garrison Kelly Garrison Kelly's blog:
MOVIE TITLE: The Lego Movie
DIRECTORS: Phil Lord and Christopher Miller
YEAR: 2014
GENRE: Kids Adventure
RATING: PG for comic mischief
GRADE: Extra Credit

In a world inhabited by Lego characters and creations, the evil Lord Business plans on using a weapon known as Kragle to freeze Lego parts in place... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 19:03 • 8 views
Stefany Rattles Stefany Rattles's blog:
DARK NIGHT
When Mia arrives at the Dark Night Institute in Florida, after being captured by a vampire, Lord Robert Townsend, she realizes that the vampires are not so bad. By taking venom from a vampire bite, she is now in the process of becoming one herself. Events start unfolding that Mia never... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 18:48 • 10 views
Leigh Bardugo Leigh Bardugo's blog:


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Presenting “El Venado”, the latest illustration in my Loteria series! I think there will be a Grande Loteria card of this soon.(Heads up to all fans of Leigh Bardugo and her Grisha Trilogy!) :)Full art + details:http://picacio.blogspot.com/2014/12/e...




Ahhhhh the final is gorgeous!...

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Published on December 18, 2014 16:30 • 8 views
Meryl Ain Meryl Ain's blog:
The holiday season is in full gear, and everyone is supposed to be happy. But this year, all that merriment is tinged with a wrenching sadness. Just days before Thanksgiving, my sister-in-law, Susan succumbed to a seemingly mysterious, fast-moving case of end-stage heart disease. Following four s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 18:45 • 7 views
D.J. Warner D.J. Warner's blog:
I just got my first smart phone. The only reason I got it was because my reliable flip phone finally quit on me. One minute it was showing me my screen saver--a beautiful red rose, the next nothing. No cute ring when I opened it. No lights behind the buttons. Nada!

I went to my local cell phone st... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 18:39 • 65 views
M.C.A. Hogarth M.C.A. Hogarth's blog:
Several of you have asked to understand the Cuba thing a little better. I think this article, written by an undercover journalist, gives you some sense of what happened to my family's country. I will particularly point out the description of the reality of the 'universal healthcare' in the articl... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 18:04 • 6 views
Sanguinity Hematode Sanguinity Hematode's blog:
So I was like totally bored the other day cuz Mantissa's been out of town stumping for Elizabeth Warren, so I sat down to take a nap sitting up like the Elephant Man, and not because I had to, it was just more convenient than dragging my ass all the way to the bedroom and I had Darkness on one si... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 18:33 • 9 views
Robin D. Owens Robin D. Owens's blog:
So thrilled! http://www.usatoday.com/story/happyeverafter/2014/12/18/scifi-encounters-veronica-scott-heart-fire-robin-owens/20547251/


And here is Celta Thursday, a bit cut from the scene where Tiana is regressed to the firebombing of her house.

Garrett's jaw tightened, then he said, "What was the n... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 15:26 • 7 views
Tracy Ewens Tracy Ewens's blog:
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Published on December 18, 2014 18:14 • 6 views
Adrian Tchaikovsky Adrian Tchaikovsky's blog:

Very brief post to say: I have release dates for both of my novels coming out next year. Huzzah, I say.


Guns of the Dawn, my sort-of-Napoleonic/Regency fantasy, is being released on Thursday the 12th of February, and for the first time ever I will be in Forbidden Planet on the evening of that very...

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Published on December 18, 2014 15:47 • 9 views
D.R.M. Weaver D.R.M. Weaver's blog:
I am just finishing up my next anthology of stories: Sordid Tales - A Collection of Male Fantasies About Women. The original plan was to have this ready for publication in January, but at this rate it may be available on Kindle before New Year's Day.

The fun in this collection for me is that it lo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 18:13 • 20 views
Karen Andrews Karen Andrews's blog:

I'll Ride with You


The tragic events of the Sydney siege earlier in the week has sent a potent reminder to not only myself, but I think the rest of the country, about the important things in life: to not take it for granted, to tell our family and friends how much we love them, to not close our hearts at such time...

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Published on December 18, 2014 17:45 • 6 views
Lavay Byrd Lavay Byrd's blog:
Hi, everyone

If you thought my blog was deleted, well, it was. Now I brought it back. So sorry for all the confusion.

Basically, I had been going back in forth in deciding whether or not I should have a blog at all. After praying about it, I decided to bring it back.

However, I won't be posting on m... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 18:10 • 7 views
Michael H. Rubin Michael H. Rubin's blog:
The Connie Martinson Talks Books TV show has just posted its half-hour segment on The Cottoncrest Curse.

Watch the segment

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Published on December 18, 2014 18:08 • 7 views
Jennifer Lynn Barnes Jennifer Lynn Barnes's blog:


I just showed this to my mom. It may be her first exposure to Cat Pictures On The Internet.



MOM: What are the chances!



ME: Pretty good.

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Published on December 18, 2014 14:48 • 11 views
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