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Joni  Parker Joni Parker's blog:
The Pearl is the tallest building in the world. Built in Hong Kong, the retail spaces on the lower levels are open but the residential levels above the 96th floor are still empty. The problem is getting insurance to cover the residential areas. Will Sawyer, a building security analyst, is called... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 07:31 • 21 views
Mia  Miller Mia Miller's blog:
With social media over-saturated with stimuli, it's hard to keep up with everything that is going on.

I know, I know.

But here I am, giving you yet another link to follow.

I have a reader group (and a giveaway).

Join until August 31st 2018 and be entered to win. Prizes: either one $15 Amazon GC or... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 07:21 • 12 views
Nathan Kuzack Nathan Kuzack's blog:

HolohiveTo be honest, at first I didn’t intend to write a sequel to Doomware. The ending was supposed to be abrupt and ambiguous, leaving readers to decide in their imaginations what happened next. It also seemed, for really the first time since I’d started writing novels, that somehow I’d been “channell...

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Published on July 14, 2018 05:30 • 2 views
Maria J. Scott Maria J. Scott's blog:
I guess I am starting a blog! That's not something I ever thought I'd do, but here we are.

I've got to start off by saying just how awesome God is! I used to write stories in junior high and high school. Some were made-up stories of how I wished my life would be, and some were loosely centered a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 07:19 • 4 views
Jordan Denari Duffner Jordan Denari Duffner's blog:
I recently learned that my book, Finding Jesus among Muslims, was awarded Second Place in the 'General Interest' category by in the Association of Catholic Publishers' 2018 book contest.

I am very grateful to the ACP for this recognition, and to my publisher, Liturgical Press, for putting the book... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 06:30 • 4 views
K.C. Lannon K.C. Lannon's blog:
"As he walked down the street, James found his senses instantly assaulted but not in an unpleasant way. The music intensified in his ears. Faeries and humans brushed past him. He was dizzy from taking in all the different sights and colors and lights. He smelled sickeningly sweet foods and sharp,...
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Published on July 16, 2018 06:29 • 7 views
D.M. Shiro D.M. Shiro's blog:
Hello again everyone!

I'm sorry for my absence, but have had some medical issues that have kept me from my work. But it also has given me some time to think and map things out.

I'm in the process still of writing up my first book of short stories, so be on the lookout for that. I'll let everyone k... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 06:23 • 5 views
Chris I. Naylor Chris I. Naylor's blog:
The following 4 books will be free on Kindle on the 1st of each month as from August 2018:

Wizard's Brew (Camelot Wizards #1)
Wizard through the Looking Glass (Camelot Wizards #4)
Fear of Dragons
The Man who Stole the Future
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Published on July 16, 2018 06:07 • 4 views
Réal Laplaine Réal Laplaine's blog:
From the start of my writing career, I was plagued with this question: what genre am I writing in? I knew what I wanted to write about, but finding a classification for it in the world of books so that readers could identify my books from other authors, that was the problem. So, here we go, I wri... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 06:03 • 5 views
Nuel Nuel's blog:


Ieri sono stata al Padova Pride.


Tornare a Padova è sempre come tornare a casa e già questo sarebbe bastato a rendere la giornata memorabile, ma c’erano anche la parata e le mie amiche a renderla indimenticabile, quindi eccomi qui a scrivere di questo 30 Giugno 2018.


Secondo i giornali eravamo 1...

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Published on July 01, 2018 05:18 • 1 view
Tara Wyatt Tara Wyatt's blog:

I'm headed to Denver tomorrow for RWA 2018, and I couldn't be more excited! If you're going to be in Denver, whether you're a writer, a fan, a librarian, or blogger, here's an overview of where you can find me. I'll leave this post pinned to the top of the page for the duration of the conference....

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Published on July 16, 2018 05:55 • 1 view
A.J. Culpepper A.J. Culpepper's blog:
A little off the writing topic but...

CONGRATULATIONS, FRANCE, ON WINNING THE 2018 WORLD CUP!

Here is to a hard-earned, well-played victory of excellent skill and sportsmanship! Enjoy the next four years on top of the world, guys! You earned it! This World Cup, France truly had a squad to be proud... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 05:55 • 7 views
Bruno Martins Soares Bruno Martins Soares's blog:

Yesterday I had the pleasure and the honor of hosting a workshop at the SCIFI-LX FESTIVAL in Lisbon with writer Pedro Cipriano about HOW TO KILL YOUR CHARACTERS. The theme of the festival is The Apocalypse and the workshop was very interesting to me and hopefully to the diverse audience present a...

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Published on July 15, 2018 11:59 • 6 views
Shabana Mukhtar Shabana Mukhtar's blog:

I am too told to read Harry Potter. I was too told to read the series the first time I attempted to read it thirteen years ago.


During this Eid-ul-Fitr, my brother asked me to read it. I refused.


He insisted. I told her that last time I tried, I had to give it up after 49 pages. The fact that I sti...

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Published on July 16, 2018 02:50 • 7 views
Jasmine Bryner Jasmine Bryner's blog:

Cruelty's Daughterby Anna Willett
Genre:
Thriller, Suspense
When a young girl is abducted by a notorious serial killer, a woman risks
her own life trying to save her. 

Mina is struggling to come to terms with her past. Having led a reclusivelife, shunning human contact, she decides to take on a loc... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 15, 2018 06:00 • 1 view
Kathryn Wells Kathryn Wells's blog:

Is not a burden to bear.


It is unexpected in so many ways, yet


there was never a chance for us to avoid it:


the path seeming tangent but twisting and connecting just in time.


Train tracks flipped by a single switch


that altered the course of everything.


Solid ground to stand on, legs strengthened by ho...

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Published on July 15, 2018 15:15 • 1 view
Sabre Rose Sabre Rose's blog:

I know . . . you’d like Jake’s story. And I promise it will be coming. Just not yet.

You see, I’ve got another couple of stories I’d like to get out of my head and onto paper first. They are different than my Thornton Brothers books. Darker. More twisted. Or, as some of the early reviews have sai...

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Published on July 15, 2018 12:16 • 4 views
Aleron Kong Aleron Kong's blog:

We announced the winners of LAND-A-PALOOZA!!!
Every simple Adventurer won something b/c #AleronComesWithTheFREE! lol

The Grand Prize of an entire set of Signed Hardbacks and a Signed Map went to Brendon Brady!!! Congrats dude :)

Now a summary of the rest:
1) DragonCon is coming up. I'll see you there...

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Published on July 15, 2018 19:20 • 5 views
John Eidswick John Eidswick's blog:

Adam tied up the back of his wagon. Standing beside his horse, in the still of the main road, he closed his eyes. He tilted his head back and took a deep breath. On a breeze from the south the scent of freshly baked bread reached out to him.


Broke Bakery was familiar to everyone in part because it...

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Published on July 16, 2018 04:01 • 5 views
Christopher Slatsky Christopher Slatsky's blog:

This site expires on the 4th of August, and I see little reason to delay the inevitable. I post infrequently, and only started the blog 3-years ago in hopes it would help with the writing endeavor. Suffice it to say I don’t think this has been the case. I figure it’s best to wrap things up as I h...

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Published on July 15, 2018 08:44 • 6 views
Tony Brueski Tony Brueski's blog:

Did the spirit of a deceased pet return to help its owner prepare for the death of a family member?



What cased a spirt to return with a final goodbye?



Did an old ritual conjure unwanted spirits into a mans life?



If you have a real ghost story or supernatural event to report, please write into our sh...

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Published on July 16, 2018 02:00 • 1 view
Peggy Jaeger Peggy Jaeger's blog:

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If you get the John Denver reference, you know where I’m heading today. A week of workshops, friendship renewals, motivation, and hopefully some book sales and new readers. Hee hee – I had to put that one in!


Any hoo….


I’m sitting in the airport, waiting for my flight to leave and t...

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Published on July 16, 2018 05:28 • 27 views
Scott Kaelen Scott Kaelen's blog:
Between these walls the days stretch silent; no staccato of laughter as you land in my embrace, no crystal tears trailing into the crook of your smile. There are moments beneath the barrage in the obsidian hours when I hear a ghostly whisper before descending into dreams, pursued by phantasms of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 00:38 • 5 views
Alan Jacobs Alan Jacobs's blog:

This is a follow-up to my just-posted essay on my unchosen-but-apparently inexorable declining interest in baseball. My chief point there is that baseball has increasingly converged on a set of Best Practices but that convergence has made baseball less interesting to watch. (And my secondary poin...

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Published on July 15, 2018 14:19 • 5 views
Igor Guzun Igor Guzun's blog:

Nimic nu se compară cu mirosul de ceară al lumânărilor de la mănăstirea Vărzărești.


Nimic nu putem face ca lumea fără soțiile noastre, nici măcar o listă de cumpărături. Nici măcar cumpărăturile.


Nimic nu ne exasperează mai mult decât visul în care nu reușim să învățăm poezia pentru lecția de mâine...

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Published on July 15, 2018 13:32 • 8 views
Anita Neilson Anita Neilson's blog:
What are your daily rituals to promote peace in your life?  For inspiration, take a look at my article on my daily rituals to promote positivity and hope which has been published in the amazing Edge Magazine. Click on the image below to read the article:
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Published on July 16, 2018 02:58 • 1 view
Emmy van Ruijven Emmy van Ruijven's blog:

Afgelopen week was een week met pieken en dalen. Ik voelde me heerlijk, maar ook verschrikkelijk, soms zelfs op een dag. Maar wat me deze week in ieder geval wél lukte was de 50.000 woorden aantikken van Supernerd. Voor velen is dit misschien niks, maar ik ben er echt heel trots op, evenals de in...

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Published on July 15, 2018 22:00 • 8 views
Maggie Joy Maggie Joy's blog:

hey guys

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Published on July 15, 2018 20:18 • 5 views
Jody Kaye Jody Kaye's blog:
Early this month I realized how much of my week behind-the-scenes is spent communicating with other writers. Not only do we all have different stories to share in our books, we also have different stories in our day to day lives about writing, parenthood, and how the two mix. I want you to know m... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 04:58 • 3 views
Ærick Graham Ærick Graham's blog:

As I mentioned, it has been a year since I have blogged, but I have not been idle. I have attended some writing conferences. I am going to the Willamette Writers Conference at the beginning of August. I am meeting with an agent to pitch my already self-published book.

Why? You may ask.

Well, the si...

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Published on July 15, 2018 16:28 • 1 view
Hilary Jacobs Hendel Hilary Jacobs Hendel's blog:
Several years ago, my partner, Jon, wanted to take a vacation to Paris. Here's how my three brains reacted:My thinking brain said, “This is so great. I love Paris. I can’t wait to go.”My emotional brain was triggered to fear at the thought of flying. It generated new thoughts such as “I don’t wan... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 04:47 • 4 views
Juli D. Revezzo Juli D. Revezzo's blog:
Howdy folks, I hope y'all have been well. I've been quiet, I know, but I've been busily working away behind the scenes here. I've got something coming up for you here real soon, so, stay tuned! Until then, what have I been up to? Not much. Reading mostly. I've already finished up nearly my readin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 15, 2018 17:05 • 7 views
Frost Kay Frost Kay's blog:
So I asked my readers what points of view they'd like to see. The Warlord won by a landslide. So I slipped into his dark mind and wrote a chapter for y'all that occurs right after the river rips Sage from his arms in Enemy's Queen. I had an idea of what I thought would happen, but the Warlord had... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 15, 2018 11:26 • 8 views
Marcia Sirota Marcia Sirota's blog:


Summer is in full swing and lots of singles are starting to stress out about not having a date for that summer wedding, pool party or family reunion. For many people, it’s awkward to show up solo to these types of events. It’s stressful not knowing that there will be at least one person at the...

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Published on July 15, 2018 09:48 • 6 views
Laura Paulisich Laura Paulisich's blog:

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“Virtuous thoughts bring us happiness. Instead of separating us and making us feel more cut off and afraid, they bring us closer to others.” -Pema Chödrön

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Published on July 16, 2018 00:30 • 4 views
Tyler Patrick Wood Tyler Patrick Wood's blog:

Post 390:

            There’s a litany of methodologies used to circumscribe the creative process and what it takes to achieve something of value and note. We’ll jump around the obvious traits like talent and hard work and dive a little deeper to perhaps come upon a more expansive view of creativi...

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Published on July 15, 2018 23:56 • 7 views
Rei Fletcher Rei Fletcher's blog:
With very little writing done. :(

houseofvayi.com/2018/07/16/another-ho...
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Published on July 16, 2018 05:03 • 7 views
D.J.  Small D.J. Small's blog:
I've taken a time out to edit the first chapter of Reappearance of Summer so you all can get a taste of what's coming in the fall. At some point the first three chapters will be up on my Wattpad account. All right without further ado, I give you chapter one of Reappearance of Summer.




Chapter One



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Published on July 15, 2018 15:56 • 5 views
Huyen Chip Huyen Chip's blog:
Adulthood is incredibly lonely. You go to work in your own cubicle and go home to your own room. I was walking around my office the other day and had a tiny mental breakdown. “This is my life now,” I thought. Where do people find a group of friends they can meet and share things every day like in... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 14, 2018 09:29 • 8 views
Morton S. Gray Morton S. Gray's blog:

This week I’m joined by Angel Britnell. Her novella Here Comes the Best Man was published by Choc Lit last week on 10 July 2018.






I asked Angela some questions:-


Your new book Here Comes the Best Man features the preparations for a wedding, can you tell us about your own wedding?


We married over...

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Published on July 16, 2018 04:36 • 6 views
Mehmet Ali Güller Mehmet Ali Güller's blog:

Aydınlık’ta Soner Polat’ın 2 Temmuz’un yıldönümünde Aziz Nesin’i “Türklerin yüzde 60’ı aptaldır” sözü üzerinden ama Cengiz Özakıncı’nın kurgu kitabındaki “Alman ajanı” imasına gönderme yaparak tartışması, haklı olarak bir başka aydının, Aydınlık yazarı Mecit Ünal’ın tepkisine neden oldu.


Doğu Peri...

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Published on July 15, 2018 21:19 • 5 views
Joe Yang Joe Yang's blog:
Ninja Seals discover PEZ dispensers in their likeness…and are not amused! Personally, I think they should lighten up a bit and enjoy their new-found fame… http://www.ninjaseals.com Drawn by: Joe Yang #ninjaseals #sealcomics #seals #webcartoon #webcomics #drawing #art #pez Advertisements Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 15, 2018 07:41 • 5 views
Miranda Boyer Miranda Boyer's blog:

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The first time I remember playing Pinball was at 20th Century Bowl. I was probably eleven or twelve. It felt like this huge, ancient, brick that someone considered a “game” but secretly laughed when innocent children feed their quarters into it. I wanted to like thi...

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Published on July 15, 2018 15:44 • 4 views
Jennie Ensor Jennie Ensor's blog:
Getting close to publication

My novel, 19 years in the making if you include all the years I put it aside, is soon to emerge into the world. THE GIRL IN HIS EYES, a dark psychological drama with echoes of Lolita, is two months away from publication. (These echoes may be quite distant, and are of c...

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Published on July 16, 2018 02:33 • 1 view
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