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John H. Sibley John H. Sibley's blog:
Candelaio by Alan Powers

After reading “Candelaio” Alan Powers translation of Giordano Bruno comedy (1582: “The candle maker” which is a protest comedy about contemporary morality and corruption of the time). It is important to remember he was not executed until 18 years later. He was sentenced t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2018 12:06 • 7 views
Terry   Lloyd Terry Lloyd's blog:
Every generation will have outstanding characters that posses qualities of leadership, charisma, charm and capability. It is so sad that the vehicles of public office for many countries actively reduce the chance of this by first past the post systems and this could diminish the possibility for t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2018 11:29 • 68 views
J.J. Hensley J.J. Hensley's blog:
I was interviewed on Mystery Playground. I discuss how suited I am for winter sports (not at all) and how I treat my characters (not well). I also preview what's coming from me in 2018.

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Published on January 22, 2018 10:42 • 8 views
R. Cyril West R. Cyril West's blog:
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Published on January 22, 2018 10:27 • 9 views
Lita Richards Lita Richards's blog:
My 2018 Goal is to set aside time each week to write! I tried in 2017, but it was on weekends and other chores always seemed to get in the way. So this year I will take myself & my tablet out for supper one night a week and focus on writing. So stay tuned! This is week No. 1!

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Published on January 22, 2018 10:27 • 9 views
Melissa Foster Melissa Foster's blog:
A gift for my iBooks readers! My first Braden Flirt is now available for pre-order on #iBooks! iBooks readers will get to read LOVE AT LAST a month before everyone else (releasing April 2 on iBooks)!

Pre-order your copy today! https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/love...

About LOVE AT LAST:
Cowboy Cal... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2018 10:16 • 9 views
J.C. Macek III J.C. Macek III's blog:
 Cargo an edge of your seat thriller by J.C. Macek III Cargo : an edge of your seat thriller by J.C. Macek III officially released on 21 January and the reviews have been overwhelmingly positive and glowing!

See for yourself!

"Every once in a while, a book comes along and literally knocks you off your feet and this is exactly what [Cargo] did. I abs... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2018 09:57 • 14 views
J.D.  Corbett J.D. Corbett's blog:
Come and chat with me and several other authors tonight at 8pm EST/5pm CST! We will be joining Night Owl Reviews and offering prizes. Hope to see you there! :)

The Basics for Readers:

1. Readers will need a NOR user account (https://www.nightowlreviews.com)

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Published on January 22, 2018 09:33 • 2 views
Jenn  Webster Jenn Webster's blog:
I just wanted to let all of you readers know that my newest Amazon Kindle Edition E-book, "DOVER, DELAWARE IN BLACK & WHITE", will be relesed in two weeks, on February 6th; Oh, am I looking ever-so-forward for this release; It is a monochromatic photo book that features pictures of some of th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2018 09:29 • 22 views
A.A. Schenna A.A. Schenna's blog:
The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.

Oscar Wilde

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He loved the smell of the sea invading the small house.
Every summer he used to spend the most beautiful and carefree months at the beach house, discovering the first leaps of love and looking forward to b... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2018 09:16 • 75 views
João Reis João Reis's blog:
«ABRIL
A Devastação do Silêncio, de João Reis
O terceiro romance de João Reis, o segundo publicado pela Elsinore, é passado na Primeira Guerra Mundial, da qual se assinala, em 2018, o centenário do armistício. O romance não é uma recriação da presença portuguesa no conflito, nem da batalha mais fam... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2018 09:16 • 9 views
Gerry Wolstenholme Gerry Wolstenholme's blog:
Although born in Manchester on 21 September 1935, James Christopher Armfield came to live at Blackpool at a young age. Some of his early football was played, after attending St Peter’s Sunday School, on the Coliseum Bus Station, with coats at one end and two bus bays at the other end for goals. H... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2018 08:42 • 18 views
Samantha Cade Samantha Cade's blog:
Beware the Beast (Mafia Soldiers Book 2) by Samantha Cade

My captive depends on me. She needs me. She wants me. And I’ll give it to her… every single inch.

I'm a dangerous animal who works for the Mariano Family to settle any disagreement. I’m indispensable to them, but when my father betrayed them I lost their trust.

When a rival family sends a bloody... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2018 08:30 • 7 views
Kristy Kassie Kristy Kassie's blog:
Weird how my mind works. Over the weekend, I intended to write a piece for my upcoming memoir (April release) but a piece for the murder mystery I want to release in December popped out instead. Kristy KassieGotta capture the ideas when I can, right? Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2018 08:23 • 12 views
Shelby Lamb Shelby Lamb's blog:






3.5/5 glasses of blood tainted wine!



King’s, 22nd book, It is a classic American horror novel that follows the experiences of seven people as they are terrorized by an entity now famously known as, well, It. A huge bestseller at its time and a story that proves to be ageless with its continuous... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2018 07:33 • 8 views
Jim Cherry Jim Cherry's blog:
I've really been working with getting a lot of articles up on Medium. I'm still getting the hang of the site, where it pulls pictures from and how successful the articles can be on Medium. I still haven't worked all the bugs out, but I'm working on it.

I've published a couple articles you may be i... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2018 08:09 • 16 views
Bogdan Costin Bogdan Costin's blog:
În așteptarea lansării ediției franceze a primului meu roman, ”Cum să faci primul milion”, am studiat și eu puțin situația din Franța. Am descoperit că, așa cum refuză ei tot felul de influențe anglo-americane (ordinateur in loc de computer, ca să dăm un singur exemplu), francezii nu au asimilat... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2018 07:55 • 13 views
Angel M.B. Chadwick Angel M.B. Chadwick's blog:
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Published on January 22, 2018 07:25 • 39 views
Κατερίνα Μαλακατέ Κατερίνα Μαλακατέ's blog:


Οι πολύγλωττοι εραστές είναι το δεύτερο βιβλίο της Σουηδής Λίνα Βολφ κι έχει βραβευτεί με το –ψαρωτικό- βραβείο Augustus (Στρίνμπεργκ) στη χώρα της. Η Λίνα Βολφ έκανε αίσθηση με το πρώτο της μυθιστόρημα, Bret Easton Ellis and the Other Dogs, που μεταφράστηκε σε πολλές γλώσσες. 
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Published on January 18, 2018 03:42 • 9 views
Debby Feo Debby Feo's blog:
Just finished writing my 14th between-my-vampire-books story. Some have already appeared/or will appear in either "Frostfire Worlds" or "Bloodbond" magazines from Alban Lake Publishing.
The order of my vampire books is:
"Vow of Blood" set in Rome, 84 A.D.
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Published on January 22, 2018 07:13 • 31 views
Michael Kardos Michael Kardos's blog:
Hi everyone,

Goodreads giveaway for BLUFF underway! (Thanks, fine folks at Grove Atlantic/Mysterious Press.) Ten copies available.

Happy Monday,

Mike
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Published on January 22, 2018 06:29 • 12 views
John Everett Branch Jr. John Everett Branch Jr.'s blog:

In the spacious kitchen of a house in Houston occupied by a surgeon, his wife, and their children (one of whom was a friend of mine), I once saw a decorative sign saying, “Behind every great man there’s a woman telling him he’s wrong.” The man of the house was known in my neighborhood to be a sur...

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Published on January 22, 2018 06:05 • 9 views
Valerie  Peterson Valerie Peterson's blog:

blog about Washington Post article on decluttering entitled clearing the way; illustration by Jonathan Allardyce pictures woman in clutter-free homeHonestly, I usually mark the Tuesday after Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend as the “official” start of my new year. By then, my tree is down, my holiday decorations are put away… my apartment is cleaned and vacuumed.


Not so this year, I’ve been busy — ironically, writing, pitching a TV show, and...

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Published on January 21, 2018 06:52 • 7 views
Susan Wittig Albert Susan Wittig Albert's blog:
Hey, it's a giveaway! GoodReads has a new program of ebook giveaways. This is my first one: 100 copies of...
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Published on January 20, 2018 08:10 • 12 views
Joni  Parker Joni Parker's blog:
Wow! Great film. This is based on a true story. Shortly after 9/11, the U.S. had an opportunity to stop Al Qaeda in its tracks by securing Mazur-i-Sharif, a city in Afghanistan against the Taliban and Al Qaeda fighters. The U.S. Army sent a group of Special Forces soldiers in to support General D... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2018 05:30 • 35 views
Allison Hurd Allison Hurd's blog:

On Friday, I experienced an alien abduction.


Not like the UFO kind, with little green men and probes, that would be ridiculous.


No, this is one I inadvertently signed up for.


All I wanted was to be able to see again. Since I was 10, I’ve been going steadily blind, to the point that, without some sor...

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Published on January 21, 2018 15:55 • 10 views
Briana Michaels Briana Michaels's blog:
I’ll be honest, writing is a scary thing and it’s not always fun. Well, unless you’re a horror junky in which case this is probably the career for you. There are many words I could use to describe this way of life - because that’s what writing is, a way of life - but the best word I can come up w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2018 05:15 • 8 views
Emma Coray Emma Coray's blog:
Author's new book receives a warm literary welcome.

Readers' Favorite announces the review of the Fiction - Paranormal book "The Foreseen" by Emma Coray, currently available at http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1786....

Readers' Favorite is one of the largest book review and award contest sites on t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2018 04:57 • 18 views
Chelle Bliss Chelle Bliss's blog:
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**Purchase the paperback thr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2018 04:50 • 12 views
J.M. Lawler J.M. Lawler's blog:
New year, new book cover. The cover is the most important tool an author has to sell a book. We’ve all heard the dangers of judging a book by its cover, but it’s amazing how many people do. And why not, anyway? A cover is a split second glimpse into what a story is about. It either captures the n... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2018 04:13 • 10 views
Julie Elizabeth Powell Julie Elizabeth Powell's blog:

THE DEMON DELIVERANCE


Knights of Black Swan, Book 12


by Victoria Danann


Genre: Paranormal Romance
If you force a demon to agree to a deal under duress, you will live to regret it.


New York Times bestselling author, Victoria Danann, adds a long-awaited book to the Knights of Black Swan saga fe...

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Published on January 22, 2018 02:19 • 9 views
Peggy Jaeger Peggy Jaeger's blog:

You all know I lovelovelove when one of my  Wild Rose Press sistahs comes for a visit. And I love it more when they’ve got a new book to talk about. With me today is author Karilyn Bentley. She’s got a brand new release TODAY(!) called DEVIL TAKE ME, and it sounds fab!! Sit back and read all abou...

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Published on January 22, 2018 02:15 • 42 views
Ivan  Marković Ivan Marković's blog:
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The type of books you usually read says more about you than you realize. Or, to be more precise, what you like about what you’ve read says more about you than you realize.
Like it or not, in life most of us gravitate towards what is familiar to us, and this applies to the books we read, too. Fam... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2018 01:43 • 12 views
Warren Fahy Warren Fahy's blog:
Face of the Day – Western collared lizard (Arizona): https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-BjHKgUtWcU...
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Published on January 22, 2018 00:01 • 8 views
Amy Lane Amy Lane's blog:
So, yesterday we...

Went to Squish's soccer game, where they got blown away. She got to play goalie for the second half--and she made some pretty awesome saves.

"Hey, Squish! How do you feel about the game?"

"Bruised. I feel... bruised.

Went out to lunch, where Chicken got us an employee discount an... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2018 23:23 • 18 views
Monique Snyman Monique Snyman's blog:

Welcome! In 2009, I started my career as a ‘serious’ writer when my first book was published, and not knowing how to actually get a foot in the industry, I inadvertently also became a horror gossip columnist for a now defunct horror website. From there, I moved on to becoming a film and book revi...

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Published on August 16, 2017 04:28 • 8 views
Kate Willis Kate Willis's blog:

I do some of the same things every day. Some because they are necessary to life (i.e. toothbrushing, eating, and answering emails) and others because I simply could never give them up (i.e. Bible reading, fiction gobbling, and story scribing).


While I dearly love stability and routine, sometimes m...

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Published on January 19, 2018 21:37 • 12 views
Camilla Monk Camilla Monk's blog:

I’m probably going to regret posting this but it is something I’ve been turning around in my head for a while now, and I need to let it out.

You did not see me use the “#metoo” hashtag on Twitter until now, and here’s why:


At the age of seventeen, I was followed, threatened, beaten and raped by...

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Published on January 21, 2018 10:59 • 12 views
Cara Dee Cara Dee's blog:

“You gotta be more active on social media,” she said. “It’ll be fun,” she said.


“Update your blog more often,” she said. “It’ll be fun,” she said.


Are you having fun yet?


Eliza is a PA in a managerwolf clothing. (It’s a word!) She’s bossy. And it’s kind of hard to bitch at her when she’s right, alth...

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Published on January 17, 2018 12:59 • 10 views
Dan  Henk Dan Henk's blog:

I know I’m being a picky artist, but sometimes you have to really work a piece before you get optimal results. This is the latest update on this first illustration I did for my new novel “The End Of The World”.

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Published on January 21, 2018 20:23 • 9 views
Thabiso Monkoe Thabiso Monkoe's blog:
It was in April, 1966 on my sixth birthday celebration, after I was dancing the "Twist" on the stage at the D.O.C.C. hall, in Orlando East, that my parents proceeded with celebrations, in same evening, with with close friends and family at home, in the cottage of the Y.M.C.A.

Since I was still awa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2018 19:11 • 36 views
Shannon A. Thompson Shannon A. Thompson's blog:

If you’ve ever attended a movie premiere or book signing, you’ve probably heard someone squeal, “I totally ship them!”


I admit, the first time I heard this was at Cassandra Clare’s book signing in Kansas City over a year ago…and I was super confused. “Ship?” I thought. “Like a boat?” So here I am,...

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Published on January 19, 2018 22:01 • 9 views
Andrea Speed Andrea Speed's blog:
... and a small apology - http://andreaspeed.com/2018/troublema...
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Published on January 21, 2018 18:48 • 10 views
Mark D. Trollinger Mark D. Trollinger's blog:
The revisions are complete on my second cryptozoology & craft beer story. The book is now in the hands of a few beta readers (although I would like a few more).

In anticipation of the upcoming release I have lowered the e-book for the first book, the Chupacabra and the Bat Rastard to 99 cents... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2018 18:33 • 9 views
Janette Kirchner Janette Kirchner's blog:
First night back and Curly and Athena were woken up by someone barreling into his office yelling, “Commander Cullen!”

Cullen and Athena both groaned. He got out of bed and as Curly dressed he called out, “I’ll be right down.” Curly watched Athena stretch languidly in bed, “you’re not coming are yo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2018 18:14 • 30 views
Sheri Poe-Pape Sheri Poe-Pape's blog:
Starting January 26th-February 2nd, get a Kindle copy of my book "Cassie Pup Takes the Cake??" Great for the whole family!
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Published on January 21, 2018 18:13 • 11 views
William Meikle William Meikle's blog:
Now that the birthday giveaway is done, I’ve taken it down off the website, and added a new one, that will run from now until 28th Feb.

In this one you get a chance to win a six ebook bundle containing the following:

- THE HOLE
- NIGHT OF THE WENDIGO
- THE EXILED
- CLOCKWORK DOLLS
- PENTACLE
- THE... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2018 18:06 • 15 views
Gabe Redel Gabe Redel's blog:
All the Shelves
by Gabe Redel


Is it that people are mud hills?
Is it that the rain falls over the hill
and washes pieces of ourselves into the great river,
and the river carries them away,
far, far away until we can no longer see
what it is that we had lost?

Are we the trees collecting plastic bags
and ol... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2018 17:58 • 28 views
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