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Michal (Mitak) Mahgerefteh Michal (Mitak) Mahgerefteh's blog:
Last August, I submitted my art and poetry to two literary magazines via SUBMITTABLE and I'm yet to receive a reply. Today, I withdrew the works with a strong note to the editors. I quickly recieved a reply from one of them informing me that the work is still under consideration and that it was u... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 20:12 • 13 views
Damon DiMarco Damon DiMarco's blog:
In her recent Backstage article “6 (More) Must-Read Books for Actors” (Feb. 27, 2015), veteran acting coach and all-around biz whiz Denise Simon says this about “The Actor’s Art & Craft,” Damon’s first book with acting teacher Bill Esper of The William Esper Studio:

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Published on March 04, 2015 20:04 • 1 view
Shauntaye Jan-Cel Shauntaye Jan-Cel's blog:
I have found this...the word oasis comes to mind. While I was in the desert of marketing, I stumbled upon Goodreads. I am excited to get started! Busy right now- about to test this url to see if it will feed into my website. Anyhow, YeeHoo! I am happy to be in the comfort of Goodreads. YeeHoo!
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Published on March 04, 2015 20:00 • 1 view
N.J. Danner N.J. Danner's blog:
It is done. The second edition of Tragically Broken is live and published. This is a much quicker and more edited read. Some of the details of the previous version have been removed to make it more reader friendly. I love it just as much and hope you will too. Again, anyone who has a previous ver... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 19:42 • 8 views
Monika Basile Monika Basile's blog:
The things I regret in life are all of the things I wasn’t brave enough to do or to say or to be.

There are too many of them. There has been so many times that a gargantuan fear gripped me tight and I failed to follow my own inner voice. I wonder about that voice a lot and I wonder why it has neve... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 19:27 • 4 views
Linda L. Zern Linda L. Zern's blog:
We don’t buy toys for our grandchildren. We buy dirt. Once or twice a year, we call the dump truck man and have him bring his giant belching, clanking dump truck full of white sand to our back yard, where he dumps it—as high and as deep as he can make it. We call it the Mountain, and then we unle... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 19:20 • 4 views
Laura Susan Johnson Laura Susan Johnson's blog:
I'm writing about the songs in no particular order:

1.) "All The Beauty" by Jani R. from the album "Collision" from 2013. This is a more recent addition to the "Crush" playlist. It is a beautiful ambient track with a nocturnal urban atmosphere. The emotions I discern are sadness, uncertainty, and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 19:20 • 5 views
Chris Philbrook Chris Philbrook's blog:
I'll be sending out an email newsletter tomorrow evening with lots of goodies inside it.

Please make sure you're signed up to get it, and especially if you're planning on hanging out with me at my meet and greets in March. Cincy is almost wrapped up, and I know a lot of you were hoping to hang wit... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 18:59 • 28 views
Zoltan Istvan Zoltan Istvan's blog:
Something someone sent me on transhumanist art: http://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php...
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Published on March 04, 2015 18:56 • 7 views
J.  Daniels J. Daniels's blog:
Reed is up for Preorder! Are you ready for more Bama Boys??

Amazon:
US: http://amzn.to/1ALqX96
UK: http://amzn.to/1M6TVa6
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Published on March 04, 2015 18:55 • 16 views
Richard M Knittle Jr. Richard M Knittle Jr.'s blog:
Countdown continues to Book two The Battle Lost: Friendships Lost
The Battle Lost Epic Saga Continues so until it is released I am releasing day by day Verse by Verse and it is free at amazon... Verse 5 its called Darkness.. and it was the darkest days of my life....

Darkness

Shattered heart and sou... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 18:28 • 32 views
Lori Eshleman Lori Eshleman's blog:
Dear Thief: A NovelDear Thief: A Novel by Samantha Harvey

My rating: 3 of 5 stars


I started reading Dear Thief: A Novel, by Samantha Harvey, because I too had lost touch with a friend many years ago, only to find out recently what had happened to her. I thought the theme would help me explore the meaning of that you... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 18:12 • 8 views
Jim George Jim George's blog:
I have to say that my wife, Elizabeth, truly understands and lives her roles and responsibilities as a wife. And I thank God that she desires to be a woman and wife after God’s own heart. But still, I can’t force her to read her Bible, pray, go to church, or be part of a Bible study. Although she... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 18:03 • 5 views
Julius Thompson Julius Thompson's blog:
When I was a student at Bushwick High School in Brooklyn, New York, I would visit the local public library and stare at the books and plays on the bookshelves.
I daydreamed!
I read the titles of books by famous authors like F. Scott Fitzgerald ( The Great Gatsby) , William Golding (Lord of the Fl... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 18:01 • 24 views
J.  Cotter J. Cotter's blog:
I was driving home today on the slushy, March roads that take over Michigan this time of year. Snow and ice recede from the road to expose graveled, sunken shoulders.

As I came over the top of a hill, I saw a black mass in the distance. It moved, swayed with the wind in this weird, amorphous way.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 17:59 • 33 views
Jagannath Rao Adukuri Jagannath Rao Adukuri's blog:
Ma
We are natural and ones decaying,a beach boat disintegrating, a dusk in the fatness of a body , her smile .We are children of ma fatly sitting on her smile at our hands passing how they were grubby below nails.

But our nature ma is also her rage swirling around the steadfast rock and going detour... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 17:29 • 28 views
Jack   Doyle Jack Doyle's blog:
My marketing consultant is making me do all sorts of social media. She says she won't ask me to tweet, which is a relief.

Take a gander at my expanded website. No clue what HTML is, but it looks good.

http://www.jackdoylebooks.com/ Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 17:26 • 5 views
Ilsa Madden-Mills Ilsa Madden-Mills's blog:
Readers, I just adjusted the price on Amazon for $3.99 so grab your copy before the update goes through. :)


‪#‎VeryTwistedThings‬ is $2.99 for limited time!

http://amzn.to/1DEhDbS

**READ FOR FREE IN KINDLE UNLIMITED

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Published on March 04, 2015 17:26 • 9 views
Nenia Campbell Nenia Campbell's blog:
It's time for another giveaway!!! This time, I'm giving away a coy of FEARSCAPE. I personally think it has a gorgeous cover, and it looks even better in person! (wink)

Enter here!

https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/sh...

I will sign it for you and even write you a nice little note inside of the book... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 17:14 • 12 views
Kerry Lynne Kerry Lynne's blog:
Kerry Lynne "guest author" with the short story "The Price of Victory" - Captain Blackthorne and Cate Mackenzie aboard the Ciara Morganse during and after a battle.
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Published on March 04, 2015 17:08 • 5 views
Martin Fossum Martin Fossum's blog:
Holy smokes! Just when you thought winter couldn't be more satisfying, out comes the next chapter in the Beyond Asimos series. Be warned, however, this chapter is a thrill ride, packed with AIs, quantum disruptors, presidential forums, and mass destruction. Everything you need to get you through... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 17:02 • 7 views
Kevin J. Fitzgerald Kevin J. Fitzgerald's blog:
This morning I dropped a pill bottle. Don't worry what the medication was, that's not the point. My one-and-a-half year old son Késon (pronounced 'CAY-SON' by the way) was standing beside me and I said, "Késon, will you pick that up and hand it to daddy?"

He looked at me a moment longer and then... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 16:53 • 7 views
Dawn Sister Dawn Sister's blog:
So it's that time of year again, and I looked forward to it with great excitement.

A good friend of mine has the philosophy that an event becomes firm tradition even after the first time. Goodreads MM Romance group's Don't Read in the Closet event has been going for a number of years now, so firml... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 16:40 • 8 views
Cary Neeper Cary Neeper's blog:
The View Beyond Earth (The Archives of Varok, #1) by Cary Neeper The Webs of Varok by Cary NeeperWhat do you do when you realize that your books don’t fit common genre expectations? What category should you suggest when your publisher applies for a fiction contest? What discussion groups would you join on LinkedIn or here on Goodreads?

Book stores, even Amazon, need to find a place—a shelf... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 16:38 • 26 views
Paul A. Myers Paul A. Myers's blog:
My box set of four historical novels "The Gathering Storm" is free for 5 days on Kindle.
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Published on March 04, 2015 16:17 • 6 views
Victoria Eastman Victoria Eastman's blog:
Since Tuesday, February 17, when last our writing group met, I have been lost, confused, grumpy, scatterbrained as well as experiencing many other undefinable emotions.

I had read my first chapter. The one I was so proud of with its exceptional descriptions and strong character development. My gro... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 16:08 • 5 views
Robert A. Saul Robert A. Saul's blog:
MCC quote of the day--
"When we stay involved in our community, we are making an investment, a personal investment, in our community. And...this investment is similar to a financial investment." (Section 4 Stay Involved, Chapter 31 Sage-ing: An Additional Perspective, page 120)
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Published on March 04, 2015 16:01 • 5 views
P.S. Winn P.S. Winn's blog:
The newest book is out. "Healings" is a supernatural romance thriller. Andrew is a healer and when he accidentally heals Lisa, his world is turned upside down as he feels she is his soul mate. the problem is that the world Andrew comes from is a breath and a veil away from the world Lisa is from.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 15:58 • 5 views
Gerald J. Kubicki Gerald J. Kubicki's blog:
After my letter, Amazon has backed down and my next book will be available for preorder tomorrow. Introduction date has been moved to 3/20/2015. A Dubious Race, is an epic adventure.
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Published on March 04, 2015 15:52 • 5 views
Michael   Potts Michael Potts's blog:
Have you been busy at your job or driving and had what you thought was a great idea for a story? Suppose you get lucky and stop what you're doing (and stop your car at a safe place if you're driving), and you're able to write down your idea. Or perhaps you are at a writing conference that inspire... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 15:33 • 27 views
Michele Hauf Michele Hauf's blog:
Hey all! Many of you may know I wrote a fun and flirty erotic romance trilogy under the pseudonym Michele Renae. The Paris Secrets trilogy includes: Window, Screen, and Skin. And WINDOW just went FREE as a digital download! So if you're in the mood for erotic on the lighter, more fun side (but st... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 15:21 • 7 views
C.J. Anderson C.J. Anderson's blog:
Eat
"You understand why I did that?" said Lauren.
"So we can eat?" said Anise.
"Yes. So we can eat."

The herd of caribou disappeared into the Yukon horizon. A new male would take over as leader and the herd would survive. The meat from the deer would keep Lauren and the girl alive. One life sacrificed t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 15:09 • 7 views
Eliza David Eliza David's blog:
You knew this was coming: I’ve decided to shorten my hiatus.

But – BUT! – before you give me the side-eye, it’s for a very good reason. For the first time in almost 30 years, I’m going to camp!

Camp NaNoWriMo!

Since NaNo was the birthplace of The Cougarette, I thought it was only right that I start... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 14:45 • 43 views
Brent Calderwood Brent Calderwood's blog:
I'm giving away 3 signed copies of The God of Longing. Stop by the entry page! Winners will be mailed their books on April 4.

https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/sh...
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Published on March 04, 2015 14:40 • 5 views
Maggie Kelley Maggie Kelley's blog:
Isn’t love funny?

You fall for the exact right guy at the exact wrong moment. Or the wrong guy at what feels like the exact right time.

Or maybe, you fall for the guy your BFF introduced you to because she’s crushing on him, and the guy turns out to be the one who used to date your brother’s curren... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 14:38 • 6 views
Bill Thompson Bill Thompson's blog:
Some people say Atlantis’ Lost Hall of Records is at Piedras Negras, Guatemala. I have to go see. Whatever's there . . . or whatever's rumored to be there . . . may end up in another of my books soon!

In late March I’ll join the Archaeological Conservancy for a ten-day trip to the states of Chiapa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 14:32 • 7 views
R.A. Holmes R.A. Holmes's blog:
Hey, hi, hello. Okay. I'm done with that. Sleep, eat, sleep, eat.. The repetition of my life. The pain in my stomach, no answers to my health declining. It happens I suppose. Working 12 hour shifts 2 days a week now. Giving myself plenty of time to write but I still don't want to. I have ideas bu... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 14:30 • 7 views
Nashoda Rose Nashoda Rose's blog:
Some of you may be saying, "What the hell is going on? She's releasing another Scars of the Wraiths book in 3 weeks?"
It's a long story, three books worth, but I'll narrow it down to a short blog post.

Scars of the Wraiths started many years ago (eight maybe) with countless hours building the world... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 14:29 • 38 views
Quil Carter Quil Carter's blog:


Breaking Jade is now availible in physical book! It has also been edited and is looking pretty fucking fancy.

Availible here

Right now it's only availible on createspace since it takes 2-3 buisness days for it to be on amazon.

Plus the Fallocaust physical book has been updated inside and out, thanks... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 14:13 • 14 views
Sherry Roit Sherry Roit's blog:
All of the PARIS IMMORTAL revamps are out, and doing fairly well.

I also have ANATOMY OF DARKNESS, and GRIMALKIN MANOR with my own covers. GM is showing some good signs of life. I hope you continue to enjoy it (them) and tell your friends?

Thank you for the support, and patience as I keep saying I'... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 14:04 • 7 views
J.L. Clayton J.L. Clayton's blog:
A fun- bazaar fact about me:
I have my tongue pierced, I've had it pierced ever since I was 21 and I have swallowed at least five tongue rings!!! Yes, but if you think that's shocking, think about how I felt every time I realized I just swallowed a tongue ring. Yet, I still love my tongue ring.
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Published on March 04, 2015 13:54 • 28 views
Julia Karr Julia Karr's blog:
This morning as I was writing in my daily journal, I was thinking on the first draft of book 3 of the XVI series. I'm bearing down on its completion and I was looking ahead to editing/reworking. All of which led me to journal about the convoluted structure of my first drafts.

I don't fit squarely... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 15, 2015 05:07 • 4 views
Kay M. Rutherford Kay M. Rutherford's blog:
it is not your fault he is unfaithful. not not not. this is important to know. most often, infidelity is a pattern and he would be unfaithful, regardless of what you do, or did, or will do. this is a hard lesson to know and learn...but it will help you please. the only one responsible for being u... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 13:35 • 7 views
Rachael Eyre Rachael Eyre's blog:
At the risk of sounding grandiose, this is possibly the most important blog I'm going to write. I'll go further: this might well be the most important piece I'll write, period. I regret that only a tiny corner of the Internet is destined to see it.

It's about feminism.

Don't yawn, don't scoff. When... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 13:35 • 33 views
Paul  Wolfe Paul Wolfe's blog:
The photographers are being photographed. Robert Mapplethorpe will soon be dead, but today he basks in the role of subject rather than artist. Norman Parkinson joins him, supremely regal and tall, with signature beanie on his head, high in the air. The beanie, of course, is a Kashmiri wedding hat... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 04, 2015 13:33 • 8 views
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