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Daniel Clausen Daniel Clausen's blog:
I was 48, strapped to the passenger side seat of a Nissan Notto as it dodged and passed cars on the road. "Cheap," he kept saying over and over again like some exotic bird. He was trying to tell me that the car had been cheap to rent. But every time he said it, he leaned closer toward me taking h... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 20:45 • 12 views
Holly Ford Holly Ford's blog:

Holly's new book High Country Hero is out and heading for stores now!

A standalone novel following on from The Last McAdam, High Country Hero tells the story of ex-Afghan War helicopter pilot Mitch Stuart and a chance meeting in a country pub that will change his life forever.

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Published on February 20, 2018 20:31 • 12 views
Steve  Johnson Steve Johnson's blog:
I'm featured on kboards. (My book is the third one listed in the Book Discovery Day section. Check it out!
https://www.facebook.com/kboards.com

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Published on February 20, 2018 19:40 • 11 views
Andrew Cull Andrew Cull's blog:
I'm hugely pleased that Hope and Walker has made the shortlist of finalists for this year's Aurealis Awards in the category of best horror novella!

Check out the full list of finalists here:

https://aurealisawards.org/2018/02/15...

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Published on February 20, 2018 18:54 • 15 views
Tommy Trull Tommy Trull's blog:
Just hit 65,000 words on the new book tonight. My plan is for roughly 100,000 words (if the story decides to play along), and most of the days have been 2K days, with the exception of a handful of 3K+. Tonight was a 3K+, and was one of the more rewarding sessions I've had in recent memory, partic... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 18:48 • 39 views
Z.  Altug Z. Altug's blog:
A study by Gardner et al. (2018) concludes that "In this 12-month weight loss diet study, there was no significant difference in weight change between a healthy low-fat diet vs a healthy low-carbohydrate diet, and neither genotype pattern nor baseline insulin secretion was associated with the die... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 18:39 • 17 views
Warren Rochelle Warren Rochelle's blog:
Rosemary and Rue (October Daye, #1)Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


The root tale of October Daye, changeling, aka Toby, who is "forced to resume her old position as knight errant to the Duke of Shadowed Hills and begin renewing old alliances that prove her only hope of solving the mystery of [the murder o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 17:59 • 7 views
Lita Richards Lita Richards's blog:
As an avid reader, I try to write with the reader in mind. “Is that scene integral to the story or is it just filler?” - is the reader going to be wondering “what happened next?” or do they want to move on to the next ‘important’ plot item. To the author, the characters become ‘real’ and we can g... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 17:45 • 8 views
Turpin Hagues Turpin Hagues's blog:
Yes, in our time and day followers are an important part of social media. What is more important than followers and subscribers is following and subscribing to your dream!

It's ok if you have a small number or no number of followers...continue to set trends and never give up on what makes you who... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 17:43 • 8 views
Janette Kirchner Janette Kirchner's blog:
Nightingale and I headed to the dungeon, “I’m surprised Anders didn’t put up more of a fight when he was locked up.”

“Maybe Hawke was right and he has changed,” Leliana hoped.

“Not enough,” My finger itching to pull Bianca’s trigger.

Hawke was sitting outside of Anders' cell, “Varric…”

I shook my hea... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 17:23 • 27 views
Wesley Britton Wesley Britton's blog:
My Days: Happy and Otherwise
Marion Ross
Hardcover: 336 pages
Publisher: Kensington (March 27, 2018)
ISBN-10: 1496715152
ISBN-13: 978-1496715159
https://www.amazon.com/My-Days-Otherw...

Reviewed by Dr. Wesley Britton

89-year-old marion Ross clearly understood anyone wanting to read her memoirs would do... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 17:03 • 8 views
Braxton A. Cosby Braxton A. Cosby's blog:
THE CAPE 2: OVERDRIVE is out. This action-packed novel picks up where the first left off with Super-Normals squaring off against other Super-Villains in a hunt to obtain a value asteroid that is set to crash land on Earth, giving the owner unlimited monetary resources. Run over to Amazon to grab... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 16:46 • 10 views
Amy D'Orazio Amy D'Orazio's blog:
Please join us the next two weeks as A Short Period of Exquisite Felicity hits the blogger circuit! We'd love to see you there ... leave a comment to win a free copy or just say hi!

2/21 More Agreeably Engaged
2/22 From Pemberley to Milton
2/23 Austenesque Reviews
2/24 My Vices and Weaknesses
2/25 My... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 16:26 • 9 views
Alyson Mead Alyson Mead's blog:
Not much going on astrologically this month, now that we've had our two major eclipses (WOWZA).

Except that pesky Mars-Neptune square, which began to creep into our shared consciousness last weekend, and is lingering until this coming weekend.

Mars is moving through Sagittarius, where it naturally... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 16:25 • 12 views
Mark Ristau Mark Ristau's blog:
In the aftermath of the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, the issue of violence in our schools and communities has taken on a heightened sense of urgency. There has been much discussion around guns and legislation. What appears to be missing from the national discourse, however, is a conversati... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 17:02 • 22 views
Joseph  Malik Joseph Malik's blog:
New interview up at PublishDrive -- their team reached out to me to ask some questions about my success as an independent author. You can find an in-depth interview, with some insights into the approach that Oxblood Books and I have taken, at the following link:

https://publishdrive.com/self-publ... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 15:45 • 9 views
Rival Gates Rival Gates's blog:
The morning sun poked cautiously over the horizon. It painted the sky in a dazzling display of vibrant colors. The brilliant star seemed to pause for a moment while taking its first look at the world to which it was bringing light. The majestic, glimmering light brought a caress to the silky spri... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 15:35 • 32 views
Joseph Hirsch Joseph Hirsch's blog:
Cincinnati is only a midsized city. It’s polluted and mentioned only as a cursory waypoint in most fiction (when mentioned at all), but it always seemed to have a good music scene. At least, that was the way it was when I was a young man. I’m only in my thirties, but that’s ancient to be botherin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 15:14 • 17 views
Maryann D'Agincourt Maryann D'Agincourt's blog:
The opening scene of "The American" by Henry James takes place in the Louvre Museum, Paris, and the reader is introduced to a "gentleman" with "an aesthetic headache."
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Published on February 20, 2018 14:34 • 10 views
Eric  Scott Eric Scott's blog:

My grandfather was a jovial man who never met a stranger. He was the sort of fellow who said hello and smiled at everyone in his path. He was warm and kind. He never stepped on a bug or bruised a damaged reed.

I was still in my twenties when he was admitted to the hospital. The doctors knew he was...

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Published on February 20, 2018 08:23 • 8 views
P.  Nelson P. Nelson's blog:
Hello Everyone,

I wanted to post a big old thank you to everyone who has left a review for What We're Meant to Be. I love reading everyone's thoughts and suggestions on the story. It's really great motivation to read how much everyone enjoyed it as I write Master Dillon and Mistress Thea's story.�... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 14:09 • 9 views
Elan Mastai Elan Mastai's blog:
The paperback of "All Our Wrong Todays" is officially out as of February 20, 2018.

If you haven't had a chance to read it or had considered picking it up as a gift, it's now available wherever paperbacks are sold. If you find yourself at an airport, we did a special edition for Hudson, with an ori... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 14:02 • 9 views
Melissa Foster Melissa Foster's blog:
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!
Don't miss the HUGE Release Party for DRIVING WHISKEY WILD tomorrow, Wednesday Feb 21st, 10AM - 11PM (EST)! The line up is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!!

Join the 1-click addict support group here,
https://www.facebook.com/groups/OneCl...

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Published on February 20, 2018 14:01 • 9 views
R.K. Gold R.K. Gold's blog:
Did you know our minds can process 400 words a minute? Despite our ability to digest large volumes of information in a short amount of time we inhibit ourselves by stressing to retain and memorize each word, which is stored in short-term memory and forgotten, instead of focusing on the overall me... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 13:42 • 39 views
David G. Cookson David G. Cookson's blog:
The LocalsThe Locals by Jonathan Dee

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


Set in the period after 9-11 then leading up to the housing crash later that decade, The Locals is something of a small masterpiece.

The setting is the fictional town of Howland, Massachusetts, in the very real Berkshire County in which I was born... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 13:42 • 22 views
Samantha Wilcoxson Samantha Wilcoxson's blog:
I am honored to be a guest at Tudor Times with an article on Margaret Beaufort and her four husbands.

http://tudortimes.co.uk/guest-article...

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Published on February 20, 2018 13:41 • 9 views
J.R. Rain J.R. Rain's blog:
J.R.Rain's latest writing update is up. Check it out here: http://jrrain.com/cgi-bin/blog
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Published on February 20, 2018 13:27 • 8 views
William L. Ingram William L. Ingram's blog:
Ask the Author: William L. Ingram About Writing:
Finding Heaven In The Dark [image error]

What mystery in your own life could be a plot for a book?
William L. Ingram:
In my memoir FINDING HEAVEN IN THE DARK I actually do wrestle with the mystery of my unwed birth. The aftermath of my birth in 1949 an...

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Published on February 20, 2018 13:20 • 35 views
Carmel Hanes Carmel Hanes's blog:
And, another school shooting. And more uproar about what to do. Ban guns? Ban types of guns? Do more to address mental illness? Provide more rigorous background checks?

Blame parents? Blame kids? Blame schools? Blame politicians? Blame media? Blame the violence in games and movies?

As we collective... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 13:13 • 9 views
Ashleigh D.J. Cutler Ashleigh D.J. Cutler's blog:
Looking to put together a new YouTube video and I'd like to take some questions about the #RiseoftheDragonfly series, which will be answered in a video on my channel. If you have any, please ask and I'll add yours to the list. Thank you.
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Published on February 20, 2018 13:13 • 8 views
Virginia Alanis Virginia Alanis's blog:
>> Edith Milagros Reyes. There are many things in this book that stayed with me. One of them is the struggle of so many young adults going against their parents’ wishes. In this case, Laura runs away. When writing the story did you ever think to write it differently and have her go back to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 12:40 • 8 views
W.H.  Mitchell W.H. Mitchell's blog:
Take a look at the first chapter of my next book, The Dragons of Andromeda. It’s still a work in progress, but I wanted to give a taste of what it offers. Note, this is on my Patreon page. For only $1/mo you can get additional access to new, patreon-only content including other chapters of my new... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 12:33 • 9 views
Gary Inbinder Gary Inbinder's blog:
My third Inspector Lefebvre Mystery, The Man Upon the Stair, is now available in hardcover edition.

"This is the third novel in the Achille Lefebvre
series and is a densely written mystery
with a surprise ending that, in addition to
an intricate criminal investigation, provides
the reader with a real... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 12:37 • 8 views
Addison Cole Addison Cole's blog:
GET YOUR SWEET ON...Try TWO first-in-series FREE!

Kick off the Sweet with Heat: Seaside Summers sweet romance series with READ, WRITE, LOVE AT SEASIDE, a fun, flirty opposites attract romance from Addison Cole Author!
🍓KINDLE: http://smarturl.it/SweetRWL_Kindle
🍓iBOOKS: http://smarturl.it/SRWL_iBook... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 12:23 • 9 views
Suzanne Rindell Suzanne Rindell's blog:

Hello! Just a quick note to say Putnam formatted a nice little excerpt from my forthcoming book, EAGLE & CRANE, and I'm linking to it HERE, if anyone would like to check it out. There's also still a giveaway going on thru this Thursday on Goodreads (link to that HERE).

I'm jazzed for this summ...

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Published on February 20, 2018 12:20 • 9 views
Marti Booker Marti Booker's blog:
It's interesting how a few events can shake loose your artistic bearings and send you off in a new direction.

2017 was a turning point for me. And 2018 is shaping up to be an entirely different sort of year. My artistic endeavors are zooming off in such a different path that it isn't even recogni... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 12:17 • 8 views
Lily Foster Lily Foster's blog:
When I first joined Goodreads, I'd post reviews and comments whenever I finished a book. After all, indie writers rely on word of mouth to "market" our work, and I believe all writers truly enjoy getting feedback from our readers. After noticing that many other writers did not post, however, I to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 12:10 • 14 views
Daniel   Kemp Daniel Kemp's blog:
By Daniel Kemp


A Short Comical Story Told In Two Parts

A Taster—

Any interpretation of this short story is done entirely at your own risk.

I have incorporated English names into this compact chronicle to avoid disappointing those who find Russian a difficult language to pronounce.

* * *

A Wild Winter’... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 12:10 • 8 views
Bob Hole Bob Hole's blog:
I'm working on several projects at the moment.

I'm editing a series of cookbooks that my mother wrote. I've finished basic editing, and am putting the finishing touches on them. It'll still be some weeks before they're released, as I have to get together covers for them all, plus some final editin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 12:09 • 11 views
Tony DiTerlizzi Tony DiTerlizzi's blog:

Who else is attending SDCC? Here’s my schedule of events. I’m really excited to discuss heroes with comics legend Frank Miller, give away free exhibition posters (yes, the one I am currently painting), tour the Laika Studios exhibition and hang out with a couple of my favorite booksellers. I hope...

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Published on July 11, 2017 06:38 • 4 views
Bethany-Kris Bethany-Kris's blog:


Hey, loves!

It is the Ask Me Anything portion of the week again. For those new to this section of the week, every Tuesday I answer questions readers ask me.

Want to add your question in?

Cool. It's all anon.

And you can add your question in HERE.

If I did not get to your question yet, it could be bec... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 10:46 • 10 views
S.   Pearce S. Pearce's blog:
After pressing a few buttons, deleting some things I really should have kept, and spilling tea on my laptop, have finally managed to get Exit Velocity on Goodreads.

Exit Velocity

It's a race to be the first to review... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 11:59 • 10 views
Alexis Anne Alexis Anne's blog:
This is the sexy slow burn, unrequited love you've been waiting to read! Zoe, our quite writer finally finds her happily ever after in the arms of Erik Cassidy.

Preorder links are now available everywhere and the book officially releases February 27th.

BLOGGERS: review copies are available! Any he... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 11:45 • 10 views
Mary   Mack Mary Mack's blog:
The Beaded MoccasinsThe Beaded Moccasins by Lynda Durrant




‘The Beaded Moccasins’ is an attempt to recreate the kidnapping and captivity of Mary Caroline Campbell, a twelve-year-old white girl who was captured by Delaware Indians on the American frontier in 1759. Very little has been recorded about the incident, and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 11:36 • 11 views
Zoltan Istvan Zoltan Istvan's blog:
I'm excited to join the speaking roster at Global Speakers Bureau: http://www.gspeakers.com/speaker/?spe... #transhumanism
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Published on February 20, 2018 11:35 • 11 views
A. Lynn Blumer A. Lynn Blumer's blog:


Update from the Love Show: Nailed it all around, even outside my particular department. We raised over $1300 dollars for The Warming Center to start a new/better location for our homeless community. With all the State Hospitals shutting down and just turning the tame ones loose, this has been an... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 11:25 • 17 views
Paula M. Kalamaras Paula M. Kalamaras's blog:
Melissa and KashoMelissa and Kasho by Camilla Chance

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


A fascinating look at a young woman finding herself in the transitional time of 1959. Melissa, a shy young woman is sent by her bullying parents to Florence from Australia, to be "finished" so that she can make a good marriage. After more... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 11:15 • 36 views
J.B.  Richards J.B. Richards's blog:
Butterfly Dreams by Sarah Northwood

“Butterfly Dreams” by Sarah Northwood is a collection of poetry that mirrors the magic found at the core of each human soul. And yet, it is not all sunshine, unicorns, and rainbows shining through the lines of Northwood’s colorful prose. These stanzas are written with so much insight and care, t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 11:09 • 11 views
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