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Stuart   Barnes Stuart Barnes's blog:

‘Is it strange that these poems, while often devastating, don’t fill me with sadness? Reading stories of illness, this is what it is to be (un)seen. The collection shows the duality of being cast out and cut free.’


From Katerina Bryant’s review of Shaping the Fractured Self: Poetry of Chronic Illn...

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Published on October 17, 2018 17:17 • 1 view
Chris Mares Chris Mares's blog:
When I was in graduate school, a well to do, quasi-aristocratic friend of mine told me that his mother wouldn’t talk to any men who were under the age of thirty. At twenty-six I found this position to be both very funny and ludicrous. Now, however, I have come to realize she may have had a point.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 18, 2018 05:26 • 1 view
George Garrigues George Garrigues's blog:
Time for a lesson in old-timey newspaper lexicon.

When I was in my teens I had a job as copyboy on the San Francisco Examiner. I will be telling you about those days from time to time because they set me on my road of life.

Today: The different gradations of telegraphic-wire-service priority.

One of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 18, 2018 05:05 • 1 view
Keith Foskett Keith Foskett's blog:


 


Reading Time: 1.5 Minutes

 


This is the fourth in a series of posts about depression and more importantly, how we can take steps to hopefully keep it under control.


After I was diagnosed with depression, I was convinced I could limit both the frequency of my ‘bad’ days, and also the severity of th...

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Published on October 17, 2018 05:04 • 2 views
Kathleen Rooney Kathleen Rooney's blog:

…up in Winnetka, I got to talk with book group facilitator Alice Moody about Lillian Boxfish Takes A Walk... …for an audience of such wonderful people as these… …& these: And they also put together a list of some of my favorite recent books that I’ve been recommending to everyone: Thanks to t...

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Published on October 17, 2018 18:53 • 1 view
Wayne L. Winston Wayne L. Winston's blog:

This week’s picks



ARI -1 OVER DEN
LAC -10 OVER TENN
PATS -2 OVER CHI
IND -5 OVER BUFF
JACK -2 OVER  HOUS
KC -7 OVER CINN
DETROIT MIAMI EVEN
MINN -3 OVER NYJ
PHI -6 OVER CAR
CLE  -3 OVER TAMPA
BALT -2 OVER NO GAME OF THE WEEK!
DALL -1 OVER WASH
RAMS -5 OVER SF
ATL -6  OVER NYG

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Published on October 17, 2018 17:59 • 1 view
Jess Worby Jess Worby's blog:


@kurtvile dripped a new album.



(warm-up drawing from a @nytimes photo)



#drawing #sketchbook #portrait #illustration #pencil #graphite #bassackwards #art #artist #artistsoninstagram

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Published on October 17, 2018 09:18 • 1 view
Ben Arzate Ben Arzate's blog:
Just a small update. If you're friends with me on Facebook, I'm post-blocked for the next three days.

It's not a huge deal, but I get a good amount of the traffic to the things I post online from there. If you could share any of my reviews or posts you see about me on there, I'd greatly appreciate... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 17, 2018 11:43 • 1 view
J.E. Cammon J.E. Cammon's blog:

Fishers of Hope
June Day sprinted with urgency through the halls of the Armistice. Whenever she passed a window looking out into space, if it wasn’t already covered, she didn’t bother looking out, but not because of her hurry; no one did anymore. She was young, but the stars disappearing was an ol... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 17, 2018 07:36 • 1 view
Corina Savu Corina Savu's blog:
Copil fiind și fără gram de educație financiară, încercam să strâng toți mărunții de prin casă în iepurașul meu maroniu. De observat că nici pe clasicul purceluș roz nu-l aveam. Cu iepurașul „strângător” n-am avut șanse de economii. Tot ce strângeam , el ronțăia. Adică îmi șoptea că la magazinul... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 18, 2018 02:50 • 2 views
Erica Couto-Ferreira Erica Couto-Ferreira's blog:
Paranormal, yo

Hoy quería escribir una entrada sobre libros de ocultismo molones para leer en el mes de muertos, pero llevo varios días con un dolor de muelas infame y no tengo el cuerpo para nada. Lo siento, yo también estoy envejeciendo, y lo estoy haciendo de la peor manera posible, con achaqu...

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Published on October 18, 2018 02:40 • 3 views
Rebecca McNutt Rebecca McNutt's blog:
They usually promise to post a solid review on multiple websites including Goodreads, Amazon, Barnes & Nobel and Twitter, among others. They promise exposure of your book in a very digital world where every day people are competing to be noticed. If you're an author (or even a reader), chance... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 17, 2018 20:57 • 10 views
Pepper D. Basham Pepper D. Basham's blog:
It’s almost here! YAY! One week…The Countdown is officially on! I am so excited to give you a little peek at this story. Read on and there is a special surprise for you all! About… More
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Published on October 18, 2018 03:00 • 2 views
Rachel  Knowles Rachel Knowles's blog:
St George's Hanover Square - the most fashionable church in Regency LondonSt George's Hanover Square - the most
fashionable church in Regency LondonThe Marriage Act (1753)

Marriages in late Georgian England were governed by Hardwicke’s Marriage Act of 1753 which came into force on 25 March 1754 – an Act designed for ‘the better preventing of clandestine Marriages’.1
Alth... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 17, 2018 03:58 • 1 view
Gabriella Campbell Gabriella Campbell's blog:

Ayer vino a visitarme el panda de la decepción e insistió en que os hablara de él.

El panda de la decepción me acobarda bastante, así que tuve que hacerle caso.

Este oso blanco y negro tan poco simpático no es una creación mía, sino del bloguero y autor Mark Manson, y lo descubrí en su libro El s...

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Published on October 17, 2018 09:38 • 5 views
Niall Doherty Niall Doherty's blog:














MOMENTOS
October 1st – October 15th, 2018





















by Niall Doherty








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Just had the last call with my coach. Paid him $15,000 for the past six months of coaching. People have asked me if it’s been worth it. I’m not sure there’s an answer to that question. Maybe a year from now there will be. I’ve learned a l...

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Published on October 17, 2018 08:24 • 6 views
K.S. Villoso K.S. Villoso's blog:

Diversity is trending. I hear people say that all the time. “What’s this diversity thing? Can I get in on the action? Hey, maybe I’ll write bout X because that’s what everyone is looking for right now!” I’ve seen the dismay of some people at how diversity is seen as a “flavour,” instead of a move...

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Published on October 17, 2018 13:32 • 7 views
Kenneth H. Blanchard Kenneth H. Blanchard's blog:

[image error]Time for Part 4 of my “Elements of Love” series based on Henry Drummond’s nine elements of love from his book The Greatest Thing in the World.

Drummond’s sixth element is Unselfishness. Here’s what he writes about it:

“Love as unselfishness never seeks its own to the harm or disadva...

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Published on October 17, 2018 05:30 • 7 views
Christine Glover Christine Glover's blog:

My writing slowed down during the summer for a few reasons. One: I had surgery. Nothing major—I thought. Unfortunately, I ended up having a post-op complication which meant staying in the hospital for a few nights. I’m better now, but it did put a major dent in my writing schedule. Frankly, I was...

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Published on October 17, 2018 06:55 • 5 views
Scott Dyson Scott Dyson's blog:

THE CAVE will be free from Friday, October 19, 2018 to Sunday, October 21, 2018.


Here’s the description:


WHEN IS A CAVE NOT A CAVE?


While exploring the woods near their bike trails, four soon-to-be eighth grade boys make an exciting discovery: a real cave! Of course they decide to explore it, an...

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Published on October 17, 2018 08:44 • 1 view
Robert  Childs Robert Childs's blog:
I am a subscriber to a website called Book Barbarian. Every day they publish about a half dozen works in the genre of your preference priced anywhere from free to a couple of dollars. This goes out by way of an email to tens of thousands of people, and I have come across some really good stories... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 18, 2018 03:30 • 5 views
Marcha A. Fox Marcha A. Fox's blog:
If your plot gets stuck, research often helps to get it moving again. Details add credibility to your story and can also provide new plot angles. It never hurts if your reader learns something along the way, whether it’s about … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 17, 2018 07:00 • 6 views
Abigail Barnette Abigail Barnette's blog:

I love Ed Sheeran. There. I said it. I mean, maybe I’m a fan? But also, I kind of want to bully him? I’m fairly sure that if I saw him on the street carrying a cup of coffee, I would slap it out of his hand and yell, “NERD!” in his face. Or maybe I find him sexually attractive? I guess? Maybe I w...

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Published on October 17, 2018 17:45 • 2 views
Eva Pasco Eva Pasco's blog:
Underlying Notes by Eva Pasco

An Enlightening Quiche by Eva Pasco

100 Wild Mushrooms Memoirs of the ‘60s by Eva Pasco

Once Upon A Fabulous Time... by R.M. Gauthier

The celebration of Halloween nears, festooned with the likes of costume parties, carving pumpkins, lighting bonfires, apple bobbing, visiting haunted attractions, watching horror films, and telling scary stories.

Personally, I embrace the element of “horror” all year long. More preferable to m... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 18, 2018 03:16 • 6 views
K.M. Rice K.M. Rice's blog:


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Published on October 17, 2018 17:43 • 2 views
Angelo Aulisa Angelo Aulisa's blog:
Hi friends beloved friends , we go on deeper into the identity crisis , this chapter is for the few chosen one because is gone be a deepening into the subject of the unconscious , first let finish the the abstraction fiction of God , this humanity even today live absolutely unconscious into the c... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 18, 2018 03:06 • 17 views
Kimberly Giles Kimberly Giles's blog:
This was first published on ksl.com

Question:

My company just instituted policy against talking about religion at work. I am bothered by this and don’t feel comfortable being told I can’t talk about such a big part of my life and who I am at work. I’m actually feeling a little discriminated against... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 15, 2018 00:00 • 1 view
Anna Kashina Anna Kashina's blog:

Today I am so thrilled to share the big news: my newest novel, SHADOWBLADE, will be published by Angry Robot Books in May 2019! This book features a lot of my favorite themes, including elite blademasters, a kick-ass heroine, imperial politics — and of course, romance!


To commemorate this announce...

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Published on October 17, 2018 07:12 • 5 views
Carole  Parkes Carole Parkes's blog:

Doug's Scribbles and Ramblings


Interviewing the Author, Carole Parkes



I was born in Liverpool, England in 1945, after the war had ended. Seventy years later, I can look back on a life that is mainly a happy one.



Carole 1Question: What is your impression of your childhood?



I had a happy childhood. When I...

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Published on October 17, 2018 11:35 • 1 view
Val McDermid Val McDermid's blog:

Val McDermid on What It’s Like Judging the Man Booker Prize – Q & A


LONDON — On the morning of Oct. 16, five judges will meet in a secret location here to decide the winner of the Man Booker Prize, one of the world’s most prestigious literary awards.


They will have about eight hours to pick a...

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Published on October 17, 2018 06:01 • 8 views
Kandi Steiner Kandi Steiner's blog:
Ahhhh you guys! My latest project — The Wrong Game — is now live on Amazon (and available in Kindle Unlimited!) This is a sexy, angsty, enemies-to-lovers sports romance. It’s perfect to get you in the fall spirit. I can’t...
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Published on October 17, 2018 11:21 • 5 views
Liz Curtis Higgs Liz Curtis Higgs's blog:

Mount Hood, Oregon


When you long for blue October skies, bright autumn colors, and majestic mountains, head for Oregon. When you need a dose of healthy laughter, come to the Higgs house for dinner.


Everybody wanted homemade lasagna. My cooking skills are limited, but I can usually manage to layer pasta, ricotta c...

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Published on October 17, 2018 21:23 • 5 views
Christy Birmingham Christy Birmingham's blog:
What is morning depression? Find out the causes and symptoms, as well as how to cope if you find yourself suffering from this condition.
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Published on October 17, 2018 07:01 • 4 views
Susan Branch Susan Branch's blog:
Hello everyone! From sunny, lovely, mellow, quiet, small-town, Central Coast of California, above Santa Barbara, below Big Sur, near San Luis Obispo. MUSICA. Dawn rising, kitties sleeping, tea hot, making mashed avocado (they fall from trees here in la-la land) … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 17, 2018 19:21 • 7 views
Jonathan Richard Cring Jonathan Richard Cring's blog:

 


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The producers of jonathots would humbly request a yearly subscription donation for this wonderful, inspirational opportunity


 

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Published on October 17, 2018 07:10 • 1 view
C.L. Taylor C.L. Taylor's blog:

I’m so thrilled to be able to share the cover of my sixth psychological thriller  with you. Isn’t it stunning?

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All Anna wants is to be able to sleep. But crushing insomnia, terrifying night terrors and memories of that terrible night are making it impossible. If only she didn’t feel so guilty…

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Published on October 17, 2018 04:00 • 13 views
Sadie S. Forsythe Sadie S. Forsythe's blog:

I borrowed an audio copy of Joe Abercrombie‘s Best Served Cold from my local library.


Description from Goodreads:

Springtime in Styria. And that means war.


There have been nineteen years of blood. The ruthless Grand Duke Orso is locked in a vicious struggle with the squabbling League of Eight, a...

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Published on October 17, 2018 05:12 • 7 views
Steve Jackson Steve Jackson's blog:
This is a long shot, but . . . does anyone out there still have a copy of the source code for the 1985 Autoduel game from Origin Systems?



The folks at Electronic Arts are so awesome that they have reverted rights to that game, but they had no copies of the source. We're hoping that perhaps someb... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 18, 2018 02:19 • 6 views
Emirhan Burak Aydın Emirhan Burak Aydın's blog:
1 - Türkiye'de eleştiri ya da eleştirmen yok. Türkiye'de okur yok. Türkiye'de yeterince yetkin editör yok. Türkiye'deki edebiyat ödüllerinin yüzde doksanı ismine edebiyat ödülü verilebilecek yaşlılara verilir. Türkiye'de çevirmen de yok. Türkiye'de bilimkurgu yok. Türkiye'de polisiye var ama Ahme... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 18, 2018 02:17 • 6 views
Hadena James Hadena James's blog:

I’m willing to bet most of US readers will be familiar with the name Wyatt Earp.  Most of what you know about Wyatt Earp is not exactly the truth.  One of the things all those stories does get right though, Wyatt Earp made a name for himself as a lawman in Dodge City, Kansas as well as a US Marsh...

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Published on October 17, 2018 06:23 • 6 views
Charlotte Eriksson Charlotte Eriksson's blog:
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Published on October 17, 2018 23:00 • 3 views
Cynthia Schultz Cynthia Schultz's blog:

De app Forest deelde ik laatst al in een artikel met tips van Structuurjunkie Masterclass deelnemers, maar toen ik er tientallen vragen over kreeg op Instagram wist ik dat ik er wat meer over moest vertellen. Forest is een ideale app om meer te focussen en productiever te werken, op een hele leuk...

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Published on October 17, 2018 21:00 • 9 views
Anna Butler Anna Butler's blog:

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A big welcome to Archer Kay Leah, who’s dropped by today to talk about Soulbound.


SoulboundArcher Kay Leah has a new MM/MMF fantasy romance book out:


In a relationship that violates rules and expectations, Mayr and Tash have found their perfect match in each other. Despite their fears and diffi...

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Published on October 18, 2018 02:00 • 4 views
J.D. Greear J.D. Greear's blog:
It’s no wonder it’s so difficult for people to let go of their anger and forgive when the Bible talks about anger as a series of what seems like impossible commands. To someone who is really angry or really hurt, obeying those commands seems not only difficult, but impossible. I mean, how do you... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 17, 2018 05:00 • 6 views
Jodi Ellen Malpas Jodi Ellen Malpas's blog:

That’s a wrap on week four! I’m not sure where the time is going. It feels like yesterday I walked onto my first movie set and began this journey. I’ve learned a lot. Crew titles, movie terminology. And I have a newfound appreciation for the work and complexity when it comes to producing films an...

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Published on October 17, 2018 02:34 • 11 views
Terri Osburn Terri Osburn's blog:

I’ve been planning to revive this blog for a while, and what better time to do that than today? This year has been a crazy one for me, and the chaos is carrying all the way through to the end. That’s because WISHING ON A STAR releases on December 11, and today I’m ridiculously excited to share th...

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Published on October 18, 2018 01:23 • 5 views
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