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Sidney Bell Sidney Bell's blog:

Revision is a long, unwieldy process full of insecurities, small setbacks, and large improvements. It is, to be frank, the emotional equivalent of the tilt-a-whirl. In the micro sense, the process is different for every book because you always manage to screw up in new, colorful ways.

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In the macr...

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Published on August 16, 2017 14:37 • 2 views
Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold's blog:
Wow, my Hugo trophy is having a Grand Tour. Although I don't suppose it gets to see much from inside a cardboard box.

When it arrives, I'll post a picture.

Location Date Local Time Activity
Philadelphia, PA, United States 08/16/2017 12:43 P.M. Import Scan
08/16/2017 7:51 A.M. Arrival Scan
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Published on August 16, 2017 14:37 • 13 views
Taylor  Mills Taylor Mills's blog:
Finding an agent can be brutal. Honestly, 'brutal' might be too kind a word. A writer pours their blood, sweat, tears, time and soul into their work. So, when the relief of finally putting the finishing touches on your manuscript washes over you, there's already another hurdle. It is more blood,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 16, 2017 14:09 • 12 views
Rival Gates Rival Gates's blog:
As the room parted, Necromancer came into view. He moved but his robe showed no motion from his legs. As he grew near his eyes became a deeper red and nearly appeared ablaze as he approached the elves. He stopped directly before the guards in the front of the column.
“Captain,” he ordered. “You a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 16, 2017 14:08 • 18 views
Lawrence F. Lihosit Lawrence F. Lihosit's blog:
My younger son recently trudged home after two years of service as a Peace Corps Volunteer. We fattened him up while he wrote a book about his adventures titled "Peace Corps Epiphanies: Panama." It's written well and offers a peephole into the 21st century Peace Corps experience. I give it five s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 16, 2017 13:58 • 10 views
Simi Sunny Simi Sunny's blog:
Hey, everyone. I've spent the last couple of days writing my book, and I'm starting to see a break through. However, I'm stumped again, but I know that my creative brain will flow again. For now, I'm going to appreciate the world around me as possible.

I have finished reading the last book of the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 16, 2017 13:39 • 20 views
Ammar Habib Ammar Habib's blog:
Dear Friend,
 
     I hope you are doing well. I wanted to give a basic update on the stages of development various writing projects are at right now since there are quite a few in the pipeline. As I’m sure you likely know, I currently have three novels published (Dark Guardian, Memories Of My Futu... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 16, 2017 13:01 • 11 views
D.B. Silvis D.B. Silvis's blog:
Cop on the Hook by D.B. Silvis

An honest cop is on the hook to the mob.
Frankie and Phil Fasino and Carlo Cardoni grow up together in a poor Italian neighborhood in Newark, New Jersey. It was during the depression and WWII. Times were bad and for them stealing was a way of life. The brothers Frankie and Phil end up working for... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 16, 2017 12:34 • 12 views
Lesley Glaister Lesley Glaister's blog:
The Squeeze was published yesterday and I spent the whole day in the car, travelling down from Orkney to Edinburgh, which involved an early and queasy start on 6.30 ferry and then about 8 hours driving - Andrew driving all the way as I seem to have developed a phobia about it. Midnight's Children... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 16, 2017 12:21 • 12 views
Leah Angstman Leah Angstman's blog:
My poem, “An examination of one endangered Scarlet Loosestrife,” about the endangered wildflowers of Wisconsin, was published in Volume IV of Fall Lines. The issue is available in and around Columbia, South Carolina, and can be found at Tapp’s Arts Center or purchased online through the Jasper Pr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 16, 2017 12:10 • 10 views
Richard M. Knittle Jr. Richard M. Knittle Jr.'s blog:
#True #Beauty #Comes #From #Within #Love #God #Poetry #Poet #Poem #Knittle

Beauty in God's Creations

Walking on the beach all alone just
as the sun was going down preparing
to make love to the moon the skies
were a gorgeous shade of red and gold
as it was reflecting off the sparkling
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Published on August 16, 2017 12:09 • 61 views
Roy Richard Sawyer Roy Richard Sawyer's blog:

Oscars mother, a homeless dog, lived in an abandoned house in Sanders AZ. She looked like a shepherd mix, but she was a very smart dog. She knew us and our car because we fed her, and she appeared nearby when we visited Sanders gas station or Dollar store.


When she had puppies, she took snacks fr...

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Published on August 16, 2017 12:03 • 10 views
An Indian An Indian's blog:
After Charlotesville, VA, I'm afraid that my book will become a historical document rather than a science fiction.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01MY6AF67
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Published on August 16, 2017 12:01 • 11 views
Joanie Bruce Joanie Bruce's blog:
Celebrate Lit is offering another multi-author giveaway. I'm thrilled to be participating with 29 other authors and would like to share the opportunity to enter with my friends.

If you would like to win a chance at a $50 gift card or 30 free books, visit our event page on Facebook. You can enter t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 16, 2017 11:54 • 10 views
Amelia Morgan Amelia Morgan's blog:
Download my new witch cozy mystery set for the limited time sale price of just 99 cents:
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Or read it for free with Kindle Unlimited.
Books featured in this set include:
1. Witches of Enchanted Bay
2. Ax To Grind
3. Killer Twist
4. A Bewitching Murder
5. The Nuts an... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 16, 2017 11:46 • 11 views
Kate Willis Kate Willis's blog:

The amazing Victoria Lynn is celebrating her blog Ruffles and Grace with a blog party! Today’s topic happens to be books which is too fantastic.

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Published on August 16, 2017 11:22 • 11 views
Harry A. Milman Harry A. Milman's blog:
My next novel -- "SOYUZ, The Final Flight" -- is a science fiction/space exploration thriller. It will be published in early January, 2018. Below is a teaser of the book. I think you will LOVE IT!!!

When a disgruntled astronaut with a dual personality decides to get revenge, all hell breaks loose!... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 16, 2017 11:28 • 11 views
Sarah G. Sarah G.'s blog:
Since this week is both the week of K-Con as well as my birthday, I've decided to put all of my books in the Saranghaeyo Series on sale for just $.99! (August 18th - August 25th)

Its the perfect time to get any of the books you haven't gotten a chance to read, so far!

As always I want to thank ever... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 16, 2017 11:24 • 12 views
Steve   Griffin Steve Griffin's blog:

The Wine-Dark SeaThe Wine-Dark Sea by Robert Aickman
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The attention to detail in these stories and the deeply-knit tensions make you think you are heading for a full length novel, something that is going to take you to fantastic, dark places and give you all kinds of revelations. And you ge...

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Published on August 16, 2017 11:11 • 9 views
Amina Gautier Amina Gautier's blog:
The Loss of All Lost Things has been SHORTLISTED for the SFC LITERARY PRIZE!!!!!

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Published on August 16, 2017 10:54 • 11 views
N.A.K. Baldron N.A.K. Baldron's blog:

Free Ebook: Raven't Mark by Angel Lawson






Enter Here – Giveaway August 16th – 26th

Amazon Blurb

” A little luck is exactly what Morgan needs in her life. When her acceptance letter from NYU arrives she thinks maybe things are about to change.

She just doesn’t realize how much.

It’s quite thrilling enough to discover that her new home is... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 16, 2017 10:49 • 10 views
R.J. Scott R.J. Scott's blog:
Last chance to get Crooked Tree Ranch (Montana #1) for 99c **ENDS TODAY**

Crooked Tree Ranch (Montana, #1) by R.J. Scott

**The Cowboy And The City Slicker**

On the spur of the moment, with his life collapsing around him, Jay Sullivan answers an ad for a business manager with an expertise in marketing, on a dude ranch in Montana.

With his sister... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 16, 2017 10:34 • 18 views
Richard Abbott-Brailey Richard Abbott-Brailey's blog:
I have received a request to write an article for the alumni magazine of my alma mater and have decided to post the unedited version on my blog, so as to give the readers some insight in the background of the author - more to follow in the next couple of days in Out of Watford - part 3.

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Published on August 16, 2017 10:08 • 31 views
Casey Renee Kiser Casey Renee Kiser's blog:
I rise
from this game show garden
Only cheaters get watered here,
still,
I seem to be the only thing
growing

I have invaded the faeries'
beauty
but cannot absorb it-
They can keep that
nonsense
The flowers here are fake,
depending on your brand of sunglasses
All the 'cool' fireflies gather at your third eye,
s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 16, 2017 09:44 • 13 views
Jenna Moquin Jenna Moquin's blog:
Like every other logical person in this country, I'm horrified not just by what happened in Charlottesville last weekend, but by the response of our supposed leader. I'm also planning to attend the rally in Boston this Saturday, to protest a gang of white supremacists who are coming for a "free s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 16, 2017 10:27 • 33 views
Donald Swan Donald Swan's blog:


TheHyperspaceProject.com

Chapter One Excerpt:

Massive explosions ripped through the Hurak’s hull, tearing the ship in two. All Nick could do was watch helplessly from the Ashok’s tactical display, the image of mangled, lifeless bodies silhouetted against an erupting fireball now permanently seared... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 16, 2017 09:26 • 9 views
David   Gustafson David Gustafson's blog:
It took Snoop Dogg Barry Obama nearly eight years of hard work to claim the title as the most racially divisive President since Jefferson Davis. At the rate he is going, Mr. Flying Trump Monkey may reclaim that distinction for white folks withn his very first year in office.
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Published on August 16, 2017 09:23 • 10 views
Димитър Тодоров Димитър Тодоров's blog:
Във времена на гаснещата светлинаВъв времена на гаснещата светлина by Eugen Ruge

My rating: 3 of 5 stars


- Какво му беше лошото на ГеДеРе-то?

Този иронично-риторичен въпрос беше намерил място в приятелския ни фолклор по времето на Промените от началото на 90-те, когато хоризонтите ни на лични наблюдения над света изведнъж се бяха... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 16, 2017 09:11 • 24 views
Ken Janisch Ken Janisch's blog:
This is my first post, and I have to get back to the work of the day so it will be short. Thank you to anyone reading this and anyone who has purchased my new book Longmeadow's Rarely Used, Nearly Forgotten, and Generally Unnecessary Knowledge and Facts. I hope you enjoy it, of course, and I will... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 16, 2017 08:51 • 14 views
Angelo Ricci Angelo Ricci's blog:
Una cifra? Un numero? Un simbolo? Un romanzo? Qualunque cosa sia è uscita il 3 agosto per i tipi di Antonio Tombolini Editore nella collana Officina Marziani. Lo scritta io? Penso di sì, ma a volte non ne sono sicuro; ho come l'impressione disumana che si sia composta da sé. Dovrei dire qualcosa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 16, 2017 08:32 • 16 views
Philippa Gregory Philippa Gregory's blog:
Exciting archaeological news: remains of Greenwich Palace, where Henry VIII, Mary I and Elizabeth I were born, have been found during work for a new visitor centre at the Old Royal Naval College. One of the Tudors' foremost palaces, Greenwich was extensively remodelled (with fashionable red brick... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 16, 2017 08:39 • 58 views
Kate Forest Kate Forest's blog:







If you’ve read any of my previous posts you will know how much I loathe temperatures below 50. It’s not just that I don’t like the cold. Cold is pain. Cold is bulky sweaters. Cold is evil. Hell isn’t hot, Hell is an icy wind.

Me going to grocery store in January:

And people always say, but you’ll s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 16, 2017 06:37 • 16 views
Daniel Clausen Daniel Clausen's blog:
Business Stripped Bare: Adventures of a Global EntrepreneurBusiness Stripped Bare: Adventures of a Global Entrepreneur by Richard Branson

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


There are phonies in this world, the highest class of which are bullshit artists, and then there are people who are genuine. These people aren't always the nicest people, so it's delightful when... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 16, 2017 07:33 • 10 views
Victor Rose Victor Rose's blog:
Since End of the Last Great Kingdom is my debut novel I have been reading all of reviews and feedback, in hopes to improve my storytelling and writing skills in future novels. Thank you to all that have purchased and read my story and special thanks for those spent the time to leave feedback.

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Published on August 16, 2017 07:19 • 20 views
Roxanne Rhoads Roxanne Rhoads's blog:
Our First Dance by P Nelson (@pnelsonwrites) #bewitchingbooktours http://ow.ly/cstD30erHnJ

Book Musings - Through Her Eyes by Deborah Camp #bewitchingbooktours http://ow.ly/JcgQ30erHQT

Hunted: A Jonathan Harker Novel by Christopher Draven #bewitchingbooktours http://ow.ly/Iy3q30erH5b

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Published on August 16, 2017 06:52 • 14 views
David M. Tyler David M. Tyler's blog:
If a society begins with evolution, impersonal forces operating by chance, it will end in naturalism in moral, social and political philosophy. The conflict of our day, in the ultimate sense, is between theism and naturalism. Theism is the belief that there is a transcendent God who created the u... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 16, 2017 06:46 • 15 views
صونيا خضر صونيا خضر's blog:
قبل تنصيب إيمانويل ماكرون رئيسًا لفرنسا، وقبل أن تصبح بريجيت سيدة فرنسا الأولى، وقبل أن تثير قصة حبهما الصحافة العالمية ووسائل التواصل الاجتماعي، نشرت الكاتبة والروائية الفلسطينية صونيا خضر روايتها "باب الأبد"، ليكون موضوعها الرئيسي قصة الحب بين التلميذ ومعلمته، التي تتحدى التقاليد والمتعارف عليه... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 16, 2017 06:18 • 13 views
Lama Muhammad Lama Muhammad's blog:
و تخيَّل لو قبّلتُكَ سراً.. ثم همستُ إليك: لا تخبرْ أحداً..هل تعجبكَ القصة؟!و تخيَّل لو أنكَ تمضي بقبلتكَ كلعنة.. لا تنام..لا تأكل.. لا تشرب.. تتلمسُ صوتَ القبلةو ذاتَ قصيدة عند تمامِ ( الغدر).. تركتكْ...ما تفعل؟! و قد أصبحتَ ( رهينَ) القبلة!و تسألني:لمَ تكتبين عن الحب، أعاشقةٌ أنت؟!هل تعلم أني ق... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2017 21:05 • 9 views
Katrina Shawver Katrina Shawver's blog:

I’m pleased to share the brand new book trailer for my forthcoming book, Henry: A Polish Swimmer’s True Story of Friendship from Auschwitz to America. Stay tuned, as more updates are coming soon. Sign up here to read a free excerpt and … Continue reading →


The post Book Trailer for Henry: A Polish...

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Published on August 15, 2017 16:44 • 10 views
Ann Patchett Ann Patchett's blog:
Raise your hand if you’ve gone a little eclipse-crazy. (Everyone in this bookstore just raised both hands.) Things have been especially exciting around Nashville lately, as hotels are filling up with visitors wanting to view the sky along the “path of totality.” As usual, we’re processing this mo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 16, 2017 03:02 • 41 views
Meggie K. Daly Meggie K. Daly's blog:
Today Catholics all over the world celebrate and remember the day when the Blessed Virgin Mary’s body and soul were “assumed” into heaven—The Assumption. Being conceived without the stain of original sin, Mary escaped the decay of death and now enjoys that perfect unity with God for which we have... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2017 11:17 • 9 views
Akanksha Vir Akanksha Vir's blog:

The words of wise men & women can become your guiding light in challenging times. Today, we attempt to draw wisdom and peace from the words and quotes of his holiness the Dalai Lama. The Dalai Lama dedicates his life and work to the improvement of the environment, women's rights, non-violence... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 16, 2017 00:55 • 9 views
Alexandra Silber Alexandra Silber's blog:
1. Bare Minerals @bareMinerals
I have been a loyal bareMinerals user for the better part of 15 years! I have tried alternatives, been taken up by the fancy of an alternative system, accepted samples and the used what makeup artists at work told me to use, but? BareMinerals will always be my fir... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2017 07:32 • 11 views
Jason Navallo Jason Navallo's blog:
David Lanxner is the founder and CEO of Maison Drake, a Florida-based retail company. David is a graduate of the University of Michigan (GO BLUE!) and has propelled the company from a small startup in 2007 to a leader in the retail industry. His dedication and unique blend of transparency and acc... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2017 11:35 • 10 views
Fairwren Faust Fairwren Faust's blog:

The Dark Army by Joseph Delaney


The Dark Amy is the second book in the Starblade Chronicles. Most of the story takes place in Polyznia, the principality under the rule of Prince Stanislaw. The story picks up right after book one A New Darkness leaves off. Tom Ward, the new County spook is dead, sl...

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Published on August 15, 2017 05:15 • 10 views
Nancy Lawrence Nancy Lawrence's blog:

Today I’d like to share with you an account I found of a 1798 billiard game that went horribly wrong.



This was a case that attracted a lot of attention at the time. The parties were:


Mr. Pitter, “a German” who had been a gentleman’s servant; and


Colonel Fitzroy, a man of some renown and, possibly (...

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Published on August 15, 2017 07:13 • 10 views
K.T. Munson K.T. Munson's blog:

Summary:


Ever since the Z-virus wiped out humanity, Eden spends her days rescuing animals from the undead and her nights avoiding Mike—the sexy alpha male soldier who wants to claim her for his own. He’s too intense, dominating, and overprotective—everything Eden doesn’t want in a man. Even worse,...

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Published on August 15, 2017 22:54 • 15 views
Rusty Knight, Kenneth Shumaker Rusty Knight, Kenneth Shumaker's blog:
Notes from InUPress
By Kenneth Shumaker
Issue 004
July 10, 2017
Goodreads August 16, 2017

‘Is building a business like playing a video game?’

I find that as I’m building my business, I keep returning to computer gaming to relieve stress and relax. It helps, and then the other day it hit me: building my... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 16, 2017 05:19 • 13 views
Aleena Alastair Aleena Alastair's blog:

Wicca for Beginners – basics are important when you want to learn more about this religion. Wicca is entirely different from most other religions. Various words and concepts are essential to grasp, and once you do, you may need guidance to help you find your way on your new path. Wicca is an anci...

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Published on August 15, 2017 15:25 • 9 views
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