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Nick Brandt Nick Brandt's blog:

#14 : ALLEYWAY WITH CHIMPANZEE, 2014The transformative po...


#14 : ALLEYWAY WITH CHIMPANZEE, 2014
The transformative power of context, part 2:The portrait of the chimpanzee in a river bed was taken back in 2003, but as with all the animal portraits in Inherit the Dust, it was never released. I had rejected the original portrait because I had hoped for Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 18, 2016 19:23
Phillipa Nefri Clark Phillipa Nefri Clark's blog:

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Published on August 08, 2020 17:21
Noora Ahmed Alsuwaidi Noora Ahmed Alsuwaidi's blog:

Climate crisis: Reality Vs. How it should be

Hello everyone,
Each summer season, the weather gets hotter and hotter.
We need to define the reasons behind climate change and how to fix them.
I uploaded in my Pinterest page my first illustration of a serious I am working on.
Climate change: Reality Vs. How it should (1)
I hope this cartoon inspire Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 12, 2020 20:17
Kelly L. Miller Kelly L. Miller's blog:

Ok...No

"Can you draw me?!" "Can you draw my Auntie?!" "If I give you a picture, can you draw my baby daddy?" Or whoever or whatever. People readily assume, once they learn I'm an artist, that I want to be staring at their faces, or their friends faces, or their family's faces, all day for several days whil Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 12, 2020 19:48
Bill Conrad Bill Conrad's blog:

Throwing Characters Into a Plot

There are endless varieties of plot types. For example, when multiple characters react to an everyday event. Spy novels have complex plots with many interactions. Mystery novels feed the reader scraps and challenge them to uncover hidden motivations. The classic plot uses three acts to form a comple Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 12, 2020 19:28
Dane Barrett Dane Barrett's blog:

Amazon UK sales rankings

Just checked how well my books are performing in the Children's Interactive Fiction category on Amazon vs the two upcoming Fighting Fantasy titles which aren't due out until October. The following list is current rankings, not historical, so doesn't reflect total sales of which mine would be substan Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 12, 2020 19:11
Belinda Vasquez Garcia Belinda Vasquez Garcia's blog:

FREE BOOK!

Hi, everybody.

I hope you're all doing well and keeping safe during these trying times. I have TWO announcements:

1. The second book in my series written under my pen name B. Austin, A Dysfunctional Family of Witches, is now available. The book is entitled The Witch with Nine Lives.

I do all of my cove Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 12, 2020 18:50
Meg Leigh Meg Leigh's blog:

In fear and trembling

It’s been a long time since I looked at my blog, much less made a new post, but, here I am. I’m not going to go too deeply into why the long absence. Suffice to say, “life.” I’m here now, … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 29, 2020 16:03
Belinda Austin Belinda Austin's blog:

FREE BOOK!

Hi, everybody.
I hope you're all doing well and keeping safe during these trying times. I have TWO announcements:

1. The second book in my series written under my pen name B. Austin, A Dysfunctional Family of Witches, is now available. The book is entitled The Witch with Nine Lives.

I do all of my cove Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 12, 2020 18:45
B. Austin B. Austin's blog:

FREE BOOK!

Hi, everybody.
I hope you're all doing well and keeping safe during these trying times. I have TWO announcements:

1. The second book in my series A Dysfunctional Family of Witches is now available. The book is entitled The Witch with Nine Lives.

I do all of my covers myself and I confess that this late Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 12, 2020 18:39
Clayton Graham Clayton Graham's blog:

Looking for Life Pre-Order

Looking for Life
First up: I hope all readers of this blog, and their loved ones, are keeping well and safe. These are testing times, but I am sure that we will come through this episode wiser and stronger. The human spirit will prevail and better times are on the horizon, no matter how far away that Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 12, 2020 18:33
Biff Mitchell Biff Mitchell's blog:

Episode 26: The Existential Adventures of Crazy Man and the Dog, Sidestepper

Wherein Crazy Man and the dog, Sidestepper, witness the end of the beginning of the end.

(NOTE: Maybe someday the world will be green again. Except where it’s supposed to be blue. Or brown.)

Follow the strange adventures of Crazy Man and the dog, Sidestepper, every Tuesday and Thursday. It's free!

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Published on August 12, 2020 18:33
George Fairbrother George Fairbrother's blog:

Britain's 'Great Train Robbery' - August 1963

In August 1963, the BBC and other media in Britain and around the world reported extensively about a robbery on the Glasgow to Euston mail train;

“…Banks estimate they have lost over £2 million in used, untraceable banknotes in the biggest ever raid on a British train. The Post Office train - known a Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 12, 2020 18:29
Deborah Sheldon Deborah Sheldon's blog:

Free sample of The Long Shot

Twelfth Planet Press is offering a FREE two-chapter sampler of my crime novella, The Long Shot.
https://claims.prolificworks.com/free...

The premise of The Long Shot:
Simone Parker visits her home town of Brownbeck after six long years away. When she witnesses a brutal bashing, police officer Mitchell Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 12, 2020 18:22
Joseph F. Benedetto Joseph F. Benedetto's blog:

NEWS

The do-over mentioned in the previous post is not finished, simply because I have been busy with contract negotiations on my novel AGCM (which is why you are getting a post in the middle of the week, instead of on Monday).

I have negotiated an advance against royalties, managed to hang onto the forei Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 12, 2020 18:18
Danielle Thorne Danielle Thorne's blog:

Focus on the Good Stuff

Hey Ya'll,

Ugh, August. Am I right? It's hot. We're still in quarantine. There may not be football *scream*. But wait. We have to remember to look for the miracles or at least the good stuff. Right?

--My momma was able to visit the last week of July. She's so sweet. We just relaxed.
--I have a new bo Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 12, 2020 18:05
Jo Watson Hackl Jo Watson Hackl's blog:

Backyard Challenge #5

Collect at least 6 different types of leaves and identify each plant that it came from. What animals depend on the plant for food or shelter? Record in your Nature Journal.
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Published on August 12, 2020 17:44
Garrison Kelly Garrison Kelly's blog:

Depression Is Boring

***DEPRESSION IS BORING***

So…I went for my annual physical a couple of weeks ago…and part of this physical with the new doctor was for me to fill out a brief questionnaire about my mental health. These questions included things like “Can you concentrate on basic activities?” and “Do you get easily a Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 12, 2020 17:44
Susan Smith-Josephy Susan Smith-Josephy's blog:

New blog post: Cataline postcards





[image error] Jean ‘Cataline’ Caux in his later years.



When I was doing research for “Cataline: The Life of BC’s Legendary Packer,” I was at the Quesnel & District Museum & Archives and stopped in at their gift shop and found two postcards and one card. Of course I bought them, took them home and

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Published on June 20, 2020 03:00
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