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Beem Weeks Beem Weeks's blog:
Outshine: An Ovarian Cancer MemoirOutshine: An Ovarian Cancer Memoir by Karen Ingalls

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


This book is more than a simple memoir telling a story. This is a book filled with harrowing moments in the life of the author. Through sharing the darkness of a cancer battle, Karen Ingalls shines light on her faith and t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 21:29 • 70 views
J.D.   Stark J.D. Stark's blog:
All converge on the computer from each corner of the house they’ve been occupying, to where Danny has just exclaimed surprised confirmation at what she’s seeing. She offers Anderson her place in front of the computer, which he takes without hesitation. As Danny, Sandy, and Cade all stand around,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 21:19 • 3 views
Ren Alexander Ren Alexander's blog:
Chasing the Wild SparksCan paralegal Hadley Beckett tame her sexy, daredevil/sportscaster, marriage-shy boyfriend, Finn Wilder? If you haven't read the Wild Sparks series yet grab the first book, Chasing the Wild Sparks, FREE!

Go here: https://www.amazon.com/Chasing-Wild-S... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 21:00 • 3 views
Phyllis Babrove Phyllis Babrove's blog:
My first book, "Envelopes of Hope," was inspired by my daughter after she conquered her 35 year battle with drugs. When she finally entered rehab, she wrote a letter thanking me for not giving up on her. This inspired the book. The book is fiction and meant to give hope and inspiration to those w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 20:42 • 4 views
Katharin Ridgeway Katharin Ridgeway's blog:
After the last surgery in November 2018, had a very hard recovery. In January of 2019 my beloved mother, Dorothy Deaton Harmon passed away at the age of 89. Had a very hard time getting over her passing. All this plus the death of my brother and 2 more surgeries is what has put a damper on book #... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 20:28 • 10 views
Steve  Johnson Steve Johnson's blog:
The Talk We Never Had 35 Years After Suicide, Dad Returns From Grave To Save His Son by Steve Johnson Ted the Outlaw A Collection of Short Stories and More by Steve JohnsonTwo of my books have received new covers designed by yours truly. The Talk We Never Had and Ted The Outlaw get a new look. Compare their new covers with their old ones at the upper left.

The Talk has more readable type and has been given festive Halloween colors since it's a ghost story. Ted no... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 20:36 • 7 views
Melonie Johnson Melonie Johnson's blog:
That's right! If you happen across the March issue of Cosmopolitan magazine (the one with the lovely Lana Condor on the cover... you may have seen her in To All the Boys I've Loved Before on Netflix, if not, you need to get your rom-com fix on) anyway, make sure you flip through and take a peek a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 17:45 • 6 views
Mark John Terranova Mark John Terranova's blog:
During a trip to Japan last year, we wanted to take some time to understand the religions in Japan, and how they blended into its culture. So, we went due south of modern day Tokyo to the ancient city of Kamakura, a settlement whose archaeological record dates back thousands of years.
The tour g... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 17:49 • 11 views
Wayne Mason Wayne Mason's blog:
Out now from Analog Submission Press is my newest chapbook, Subliminal Syntax. Handmade and limited to 25 copies, the publisher describes it as “an 18 page feast of cut-up prose and syntactical deconstruction.” This is my first chapbook in quite sometime and I’m very proud of it! I hope you’ll pi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 25, 2019 15:17 • 6 views
George Thomas Clark George Thomas Clark's blog:
He was only looking for something to drink. He found much more...

CLICK HERE
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Published on February 17, 2019 15:46 • 7 views
Pat Dunlap Evans Pat Dunlap Evans's blog:
Whew! What a whirlwind four days, with more than 50 informative break-out sessions about publishing, skewed in tracks that included Self-Pub, Fiction, Nonfiction, Marketing/Biz, Children’s/YA, and Poetry. Overall, this conference was very well run, with over 80 volunteers keeping time, providing... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 16:02 • 31 views
J. E. Pinto J. E. Pinto's blog:
I was the first one up this morning, so I fed my daughter's cats, Sam-I-Am and Andy. Giving them breakfast is usually up to her.

Waitressing for the critters led me to a few conclusions.

Labradors are pleasant, easy-going customers. My guide dog Anlyn dances around me while I get her dish of food,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 15:25 • 7 views
Harold  Titus Harold Titus's blog:
Ain't gonna let nobody, Lordy, turn me 'round,
turn me round, turn me 'round.
Ain't gonna let nobody, Lordy, turn me 'round.
I'm gonna keep on a-walkin', Lord,
marching up to freedom land (Mt. Zion 1).

Since the Albany Movement envisioned total desegregation, their tactics were diverse. Protestors... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 15:25 • 12 views
Anthea Syrokou Anthea Syrokou's blog:
Hi everyone,

The Kobo FEB 40% Sale has begun!

My title, The Greek Tapestry, is included in the sale.

The links are here:

https://www.kobo.com/au/en/ebook/the-...

https://www.kobo.com/p/feb40off

Promo code: 40FEB

Expiry: February 25th, 11:59pm EST

Eventually Julie is also eligible for Buy One, Get One Ha... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 15:17 • 8 views
June Ahern June Ahern's blog:

I DON'T MAKE A MOVE WITHOUT CONSULTING MY PSYCHIC.
MY PSYCHIC READING SAID I SHOULD...
WHAT DO YOU (READER) SEE I SHOULD DO? 
I NEED YOU TO LOOK AT THE CARDS!
I NEED A READING RIGHT NOW!


Heard them all.

How often should you have a psychic reading?

I say once a year would be sufficient, if not longer.

I... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 09:56 • 6 views
M.K. Alexander M.K. Alexander's blog:
After a massive effort I am done. Done with promo ads (for now), but more importantly, done with the website! Countless hours, painstaking attention to detail, a bit of html coding, and checking and re-checking links. I was, I will admit out of my element.

A huge sigh of relief from here, though... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 14:10 • 28 views
Brooke St. James Brooke St. James's blog:
Hi,

I just wanted to let you all know that Out of Nowhere (The Family Stone Book 5) is now available.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07...

You can download it for only $0.99 or read for free if you use Kindle Unlimited.

Thanks for reading and God bless!
Brooke Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 14:05 • 19 views
M.L. Rio M.L. Rio's blog:

Last semester I had the opportunity to participate in a seminar at the Folger Shakespeare Library which explored the tensions and collaborations between academic and practical approaches to dramatic texts. At the end of our sessions, the members of the seminar co-authored a series of blog posts,...

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Published on February 17, 2019 13:56 • 13 views
E.G. Manetti E.G. Manetti's blog:
As a writer, I seek to entertain. Today, I weep.

My mother has passed and I am an orphan. A fully grown adult and I feel lost. So much of my life has been defined by my mother. She believed I could do anything, so I believed it, too.

She loved my father with a passion that gives truth to every rom... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 14:02 • 22 views
R.L. Facre R.L. Facre's blog:
The rough draft comes first, after the initial planning stage of drafting the novel. The journey can last up to a year or more depending on the author. The process is more of a marathon than a race. “Last Shelf” began with a concept under a different title before becoming a novel.
The process was... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 13:13 • 6 views
A.L. Norton A.L. Norton's blog:
Hey readers!
Thank you so much for another great week of taking the time to read and review my books. All of my books are still on sale. The top books and best sellers are, "My Nightmare in Georgia, Based on a true story," "Mother Should Have Helped Build The Wall, Based on a true story," which is... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 12:34 • 47 views
Claudine Carmel Claudine Carmel's blog:
We all need a source of light to head towards. To have a light at the end of the tunnel is what keeps us going, moving towards our goals. Having that glimmer, that hope, can banish depression.

The full moon is a perfect circle like the light at the end of a tunnel. And at night when everything is... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 12:32 • 7 views
Mike Miller Jr. Mike Miller Jr.'s blog:
Well, I finally gave in to my publisher and the website doing the promotion. I have officially joined the social media world. Everybody, even my wife, has been after me to do it for a while now, so I can help promote Control Room, but like the crotchety fuddy duddy that I am I adamantly resisted.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 12:17 • 7 views
Geoffrey Tigg Geoffrey Tigg's blog:
Intro:

As noted in my first blog, I intend to provide my perspective on developing and publishing my novels (7 fiction and 1 non-fiction). There are many authors that provide insight to their works and offer suggestions to writers on techniques and processes. Not every suggestion is appropriate fo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 12:13 • 9 views
Cat  Williams Cat Williams's blog:
When someone has actually read something that I have written, whether it be a paper or a story or my book, and they say something good about it or mention a character they liked or a scene that stood out for them, I get self-conscious and almost embarrassed. I'm sure that I act like an idiot in r... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 12:05 • 21 views
Susan Hatler Susan Hatler's blog:
Hi!!

LAST DAY TO ENTER my Hearts & Flowers Hop giveaway on my FB author fan page: https://www.facebook.com/authorsusanh...

Hop on over!

:-) Susan

All About That Kiss (Kissed by the Bay, #6) by Susan Hatler Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 12:04 • 7 views
Michael Robert Dyet Michael Robert Dyet's blog:
Hmmm, are we asking the right question when we encounter callous people?

Many of you will have heard the news of the eleven year old Mississauga girl who was found dead at her father’s residence in Brampton this week. It was heartbreaking incident that shocked the communities involved. The father... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 11:14 • 7 views
R. Barri Flowers R. Barri Flowers's blog:
From award-winning literary criminologist and bestselling crime novelist R. Barri Flowers, author of the acclaimed Dean Drake hard-boiled audio mystery Dead in the Rose City, comes the much-anticipated sequel, Alive in the Rose City (Dean Drake Mysteries Book 2).

Dean Jeremy Drake, a six-five bira... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 11:12 • 9 views
Constance Meccarello-Gerson Constance Meccarello-Gerson's blog:
I have finished my second book in The Hassle High series. This one will be called Summer School Murder At Hassle High. I am editing it, really I dislike editing, it takes a lot of time I could use for writing. Does anyone else feel the same way? This is my first Blog ever! Very exciting. Write me... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 11:06 • 8 views
Michele Miles Gardiner Michele Miles Gardiner's blog:
My book, Craving Normal, is finally published.

One question I answered on my Goodreads Author Page: What inspired you to write this book?

This isn’t what I wrote, but I now remember sitting down, years ago, with writer Kevin Starr (my mom’s cousin, American historian, California’s State Librarian,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 10:58 • 11 views
Scott Olen Reid Scott Olen Reid's blog:
That's it. I pushed the "Publish" button (twice) and Nova Academy: Bases & Lairs is in Review for publication on Amazon.com for Kindle and Print. (It can take up to 72 hours to go live, so I will post an update again when it does.

The rush I'm felling right now feels really, really good. Thank... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 10:45 • 12 views
Sharon E. Cathcart Sharon E. Cathcart's blog:

Congratulations to all of the finalists. While “Ghosts of Tupelo” did not make the cut this time, I’m delighted to have had my tale considered.


via 2019 Darrell Awards Finalists Announced

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Published on February 17, 2019 10:19 • 3 views
Robert E. Kearns Robert E. Kearns's blog:
Hy Brasil, Island of Eternity is now out from Black Rose Writing.

Professional Reviewers can obtain a copy by Emailing pr@blackrosewriting.com

http://www.blackrosewriting.com/liter...

Thank you. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 10:28 • 9 views
Marwa Eletriby Marwa Eletriby's blog:
كنتُ غاضبة منك ، ثم قرأتُ ما كتبتُ خلال العام ، وابتسمت ، تذكرت كم أنت رائع وكم أنا طفلة ، كم كنت حنون وكم كنتُ مجنونة فعلًا ، أنا إمرأة مهووسة تمامًا ، أغلب الأشياء أو علها كلها تحمل النقيضين معًا ، وأنت ثابت في الأرض ، كوتدٍ ، كجذورٍ متغلغلة في الأرض ، كجبلٍ لا يهتز .
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كنتُ غاضبة ، ومر العام في... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 10:24 • 9 views
Lee St. John Lee St. John's blog:
2/14/19
Necco’s candy hearts will not be sold in 2019 but according to Fortune Magazine, the company that took over the rights confirmed they’d return in 2020. Maybe they are looking for a few good men to expand the conversation starters. For instance:

You’ll Do
You Can Die 1st
Adore Me
Rub My Swolle... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 10:19 • 9 views
Patricia Correll Patricia Correll's blog:
A lovely review for 'Peony Lanterns' by MelanieM of Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words. 5/5 stars!

https://scatteredthoughtsandrogueword... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 10:17 • 8 views
Brenda Rae Schoolcraft Brenda Rae Schoolcraft's blog:
Learn to love your lines, you have earned them.
A privilege to age, like some never get to experience.
The grim reaper, hasn't found out your address yet.
He is busy, but far away from your door.
Your lines tell of a life fully lived, many roads travelled.
Celebrate your life, and your lines.
To have l... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 10:03 • 8 views
Amethyst Creek Amethyst Creek's blog:
"I avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward."
Charlotte Bronte
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Published on February 17, 2019 09:50 • 8 views
Danielle Thorne Danielle Thorne's blog:
If you love historical romance and would like to have a chance to win a copy of A Pirate at Pembroke, visit the Loving Historical Romance group on FB~ https://www.facebook.com/groups/21174... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 09:35 • 6 views
Nancy R. Hinchliff Nancy R. Hinchliff's blog:
EXCERPT FROM ROXIE AND ALFRED

Roxie showed the newspaper to Freda and let her read the article. She looked at the picture of the six mobsters and, even though it was blurry, she recognized her boyfriend of six months.

“Oh my God, he’s handcuffed,” Freda said.
“Yes, and he’s probably in jail right no... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 09:31 • 8 views
Marion Shepherd Marion Shepherd's blog:
I am very excited to become a goodreads author showcasing my two ebooks Mask of Innocence, which is set partly in the Cotswolds, Bristol and Cumbria. and The Ghost of Hearts-Hope which is set in London and Cornwall. Both books came from ideas that I jotted down over 20 years ago, but the stories... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 09:28 • 16 views
Richard T. Rook Richard T. Rook's blog:
It was great fun participating yesterday in the Fourth Annual Local Author Expo at the Cumberland (RI) Public Library. Aaron Coutu and the other library staff did a wonderful job organizing and the complimentary refreshments were amazing. Thank you! Each time I do an event like this, I meet so ma... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 09:26 • 7 views
Paula Quinn Paula Quinn's blog:
I'm so glad to have my paranormal romance, The Enchanted added to this wonderful bundle!DANGEROUS HEROES: PASSIONATE TALES OF ROGUES, WARRIORS, PRINCES & PIRATES DANGEROUS HEROES PASSIONATE TALES OF ROGUES, WARRIORS, PRINCES & PIRATES by Brenda Jernigan
You're getting five full length novels from five of your favorite authors for just $.99cents. But this price won't last! Grab your... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 09:21 • 27 views
Daniel  Heller Daniel Heller's blog:
A great deal has been written–and even more imagined–about utopian theory, beginning with Plato's philosophical dialogue describing the ideal state in his masterwork The Republic through Thomas More's Utopia and the extended literature throughout the centuries. Its essence lies in seeking a bette... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 09:13 • 7 views
Steven J.  Wright Steven J. Wright's blog:
by Matt Slick

Many people will refuse to accept God's Word as a standard by which they should live and make decisions. That is their right to reject it. Nevertheless, I offer the following as reasons for not having abortions.

What is growing in the womb of the woman is alive.
Even one-celled creatur... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 17, 2019 08:54 • 5 views
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