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Katheryn Maddox Haddad Katheryn Maddox Haddad's blog:

Saturday 8/24 ~ FAITH WEAK? YOU CAN STILL HOPE

Star Song by Katheryn Maddox HaddadThe scripture for today, August 24 (8/24), is Romans 8:24f as found in the New Testament of the Bible:

"For in this hope we were saved. But hope that is seen is no hope at all. Who hopes for what he already has? But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently."

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Published on August 24, 2019 11:49
Lee    Collins Lee Collins's blog:

Twisted Dreams

I am excited to introduce my first novel, Twisted Dreams (Jovolin Trials), which follows Bradford Winthrop, who is being plagued by horrific nightmares. After finding out that his two best friends share similar dreams, they embark on a journey for the truth. They face many twists and turns as the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2019 11:39
Nancy Dees Nancy Dees's blog:

Local television appearance

Hello,

On Wednesday August 21st, I was a guest on Harrison's Hometown television show. I spoke with the hosts about my children's book, Dusty and the Milk Can. This was the first time that I had every been on a television camera. Needless to say, I was nervous. However, I felt more at ease as the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2019 11:38
Ruby Fitzgerald Ruby Fitzgerald's blog:

If Love is the Language

Familiar with the 5 Love Languages?

Gift Giving, Words of Affirmation, Physical Touch, Acts of Service, and Quality Time...?

You've probably heard of this list, this explanation for why some expressions of love mean more to one person than they do to another, or why we choose to express our own lo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2019 11:34
Randy  Green Randy Green's blog:

A Clarion Call – Part 4

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When is Jesus coming again?

We know the answer to that question. You can too. We even learn about the Rapture and the Tribulation Period. Join our Bible study on 1st and 2nd Thessalonians, and you will get your answers in no time flat. And the best part of it all is that we didn...

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Published on August 24, 2019 09:01
Melissa Foster Melissa Foster's blog:

"This story as with most of Melissa Foster's books pulls at your heartstrings...

"This story as with most of Melissa Foster's books pulls at your heartstrings while setting your kindle ablaze. For me Melissa Foster is an author that comes easily to recommend, her stories pull you in from the very beginning and never let you go, and I mean never!" - Nadine's Obsessed with Book... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2019 11:01
Anthea T Piscarik Anthea T Piscarik's blog:

Woodstock Wrap Up

Last weekend, WXPN, public radio from the University of Pennsylvania rebroadcasted the Woodstock Music and Art Fair in its entirety as it happened fifty years ago between August 15 and 18, 1969. Lighting designer "Chip" Monck served as the master of ceremonies from a stage practically built overn... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2019 10:58
Barbara Vortman Barbara Vortman's blog:

2019—FIFTY BOOKS

Becoming Michelle Obama
by Michelle Obama

I enjoyed reading this memoir by Michelle Obama. It is written in a clear, friendly, and sincere style. Michelle describes her childhood with loving parents and a best buddy brother while they lived in an upper flat above a relative’s home. Michelle continu... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2019 10:49
Linda Jaivin Linda Jaivin's blog:

A brilliant history of the Spanish Civil War

Hotel Florida: Truth, Love, and Death in the Spanish Civil WarHotel Florida: Truth, Love, and Death in the Spanish Civil War by Amanda Vaill

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


This is a beautiful, moving and meticulously researched history that focuses on the people - Spanish and foreign, including Robert Capa and Gerda Taro, Hemingway and Martha Gellhorn and others -... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2019 10:38
Kelley Hazen Kelley Hazen's blog:

RAVENSONG haunts me still

RavensongRavensong by M.L. Hamilton

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


I want to say first what it means to have the belief and commitment to our collaboration that I experience working with ML HAMILTON. ML had already released this audiobook with another voice prior to the beginning of what is now our 6 year partner... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2019 10:29
Gregory Renz Gregory Renz's blog:

Sun Prairie Library Talk

I received this note from my publicist who was in attendance at my book talk/signing at the Sun Prairie Public Library on Tuesday, August 20, in front of a capacity crowd. I have to add that I really enjoy giving these talks and it's so gratifying to know they are being received so enthusiastical... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2019 10:20
Ransom Stephens Ransom Stephens's blog:

Ransom Reviews "Turtles All The Way Down"

Turtles All the Way Down
I read everything John Green. Not because I’m drawn to young adult (YA) fiction, but because I think Green is the best.

Okay, let me dial it back. When I say “best,” I of course mean that I enjoy reading his books, but I also mean that he does something better than any writ... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2019 10:10
E.P. Clark E.P. Clark's blog:

Turning Dreams into Reality (Or at Least Books)

Greetings from the swamp! Or at least that's what it's felt like this past week. It's been in the 90s with massive thunderstorms every day this week until today. Now a cool, fall-like rain is coming down. Neither state has been doing much for my health. The damp has been turning everything into e... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2019 09:44
Tonya Lampley Tonya Lampley's blog:

Begin the journey to loving yourself...

There is no greater love than self love. No matter where you are begin the journey to loving yourself. ♥
#selflove #selfcare #confidence #empowered #IAmWorthy

👉https://goo.gl/guihyL

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Published on August 24, 2019 09:40
Sharon E. Cathcart Sharon E. Cathcart's blog:

Sample Saturday: “Through the Opera Glass”

[image error]Five years ago today, I received my first award as an author. It was for my short fiction collection, Through the Opera Glass. In honor of that anniversary, here is one of the tales therein. Enjoy!



Selling Dreams Away

Written January 20, 2012

Clever Fiction writing prompt: Neighbor/Fier...

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Published on August 24, 2019 06:59
Michael J. Sullivan Michael J. Sullivan's blog:

3 of the Top 5 of all time


We are less than 48 hours into the Age of Death Kickstarter, but already it's moved up to the 5th most-backed Fiction Kickstarter of all time!


What's more, my Kickstarters have 3 of those top 5 spots. Isn't that amazing? It's only 168 backers away from overtaking The Disappearance of Winter's Dau... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2019 05:09
Mark  Bergin Mark Bergin's blog:

Gritty, with typos

It has been, um,  a while since I last posted (three years, oy vey!) so I will reignite the blog with a few unexpected but welcome compliments I got while preparing my novel, APPREHENSION, for publication. Which occurs at the end of this month. It’s on Amazon now, in ebook form, but won’t transmi...

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Published on July 12, 2019 12:00
Johan Fundin Johan Fundin's blog:

SCHIZOID: A psycho-medical thriller of heart-stopping mystery and suspense



RELEASE DATE 26-NOV-2019

Schizoid is a thriller worthy of high praise: a medical mystery that combines psychology, science, and the quirks of interpersonal relationships with an edge to keep readers guessing to the end, as a writer’s dreams become his worst nightmare.” —Midwest Book Review

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Published on August 24, 2019 09:22
Zoltan Istvan Zoltan Istvan's blog:

Over this last week, The New York Times International Weekly Edition ran an article on artificial wombs and overpopulation that widely quoted me. This front page story went out in various major world newspapers in different languages as a supplement. Here'

Over this last week, The New York Times International Weekly Edition ran an article on artificial wombs and overpopulation that widely quoted me. This front page story went out in various major world newspapers in different languages as a supplement. Here's the English version (pictured below) fr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2019 09:11
Amethyst Creek Amethyst Creek's blog:

Thought for the day

"Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go."
Oscar Wilde
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Published on August 24, 2019 09:07
Jeffrey John Dixon Jeffrey John Dixon's blog:

On Keston Common [Bromley, 1972]

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In dream I salve my struggling thoughts. Your eyes
Bless mine. Two beings stranded on the shore
Of nightmare death find vision on the knife’s edge –

Cynical balance of the hooded juggler
Transfixed alone with knowledge of self-murder
Against the absent heavens pinioned –

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Published on August 24, 2019 08:54
R.F. Husnik R.F. Husnik's blog:

A Private Investigation Of Ralph's Departure

Written By: Orlon Braem


Last Tuesday evening our city’s leader Ralph Hawk called those of us he considers to be his closest friends and allies. He told us that as of 8/31/19 he will be resigning as mayor of our city, and will be returning to Parallel Reflections, the earthly reality of his birth.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2019 08:47
Brian  McPhee Brian McPhee's blog:

Art or ‘art’

25 million
people visited one of London’s principal public art museums in 2017. Meanwhile,
Tate Modern has become the most popular of all of London’s tourist attractions.
Art in general, and modern art in particular, is extremely popular. Whether we
seek something beautiful, thought-provoking or hist...

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Published on July 03, 2019 09:51
Gabriel  J.M. Gabriel J.M.'s blog:

RELICS by Gabriel J.M.

I've published a new edition of the 1st book of the THREE 13 TRILOGY "Relics" if you want to read it.

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Published on August 24, 2019 08:28
Mary Kay Holmes Mary Kay Holmes's blog:

Stephen King is a genius, but you knew that...

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A few years ago I wrote my first book. It was quite a process and once it was done I spent some time sending it out to agents, then gave it a rest while I wrote my second book.

Then, earlier this summer, I finally read Stephen King’s book On Writing, and decided to pull the dusty manuscript from...

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Published on August 12, 2019 12:09
Debby Feo Debby Feo's blog:

Short poem in Star*Line

One of my Scifaikus is in the Summer 2019 edition of Star*Line from the Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association aka SFPA.
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Published on August 24, 2019 08:20
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