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Tanja Rohini Bisgaard Tanja Rohini Bisgaard's blog:
What do you write? I write speculative fiction of all types, preferably science fiction and fantasy. I've been an avid reader and writer of these genres since I was very young. I have also co-authored a general fiction novel published in 2007. The collaboration was an interesting experience, and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 20, 2018 03:46 • 22 views
Kathryn  Warner Kathryn Warner's blog:
I'm quoted in an article in the Washington Post! See here. As - apparently, I know nothing about it - a Mountbatten cousin of the royal family is marrying his husband this year, the journalist Kayla Epstein decided to write an article about gay British royals in history, and we talked on the phon... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 19, 2018 07:44 • 1 view
Bruce Dorminey Bruce Dorminey's blog:
Three high-profile astrobiologists ponder the imponderables concerning the essence and frequency of life in the cosmos.
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Published on August 19, 2018 17:34 • 2 views
David Tallerman David Tallerman's blog:
Well, this one's a right old hotchpotch!  My nineties anime viewing has been distinctly unruly lately, as I finally got sick of how much room this stuff was occupying on my "to watch" shelf and started plugging away in earnest.  I'm also writing these posts in an incredibly disorderly fashion, wh... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 19, 2018 12:32 • 3 views
Marcha A. Fox Marcha A. Fox's blog:
A series has more substance if each volume has an independent plot, even if it’s part of a larger conflict. A reader who picks up a book out of order should be able to follow the action while still wondering … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 19, 2018 07:00 • 6 views
Robert Paul Wolff Robert Paul Wolff's blog:

It is now only sixteen days until the first meeting of the course Todd Gitlin and I shall be offering in the Columbia University Sociology Department this fall.   On this lazy, muggy Sunday, I thought I would take a break from Giuliani and Omarosa and other tropical diseases and spend a few momen... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 19, 2018 12:30 • 1 view
Sidharth Vardhan Sidharth Vardhan's blog:

(A short fiction by Sidharth Vardhan February 17, 2018) “My mother was from a traditional background and biased towards sons over daughters. That is perhaps why when she gave birth to a twin – one of each sex, it was me who spend most of the time in her arms during our infancy rather than…


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Published on August 19, 2018 04:44 • 1 view
Yaakov Kirschen Yaakov Kirschen's blog:
Dry Bones cartoon, Gaza, Hamas, Israel,UN, United Nations,Palestinian Arabs,

According to Ynet News:
Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, suggests 'UN-mandated armed forces or unarmed observers' should be deployed in the Gaza Strip in order to protect the local population; The proposal is part of a UN General Assembly report that condemns Israel for...
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Published on August 19, 2018 23:48 • 1 view
Biondy Alfian Biondy Alfian's blog:
Selamat ulang tahun yang ke-73 Republik Indonesia! Bagaimana acara 17-an kemarin? Apakah ada yang mengikuti lomba khas 17-an? Saya sendiri menghabiskan perayaan hari kemerdekaan tersebut dengan kerja, kerja, kerja :)).

Saya juga menyempatkan diri untuk menggunakan momen diskon 17-an yang diadakan... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 19, 2018 21:23 • 1 view
Eni Martini Eni Martini's blog:

harga SUV terbaru

Sebelum bahas harga SUV terbaru, siapa yang masih awam dengan mobil SUV Indonesia? 
Mobil ini memang termasuk masih baru infonya, bahkan saya sendiri awalnya masih asing dengan mobil SUV yang ternyata dari pabrikan Cina. Mungkin karena saya termasuk bukan pengamat atau penghobi mobil, jadi info-i... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 19, 2018 06:48 • 1 view
Taylor Grace Taylor Grace's blog:

If we were having coffee, I’d moan that the crack in our ceiling has gotten worse and I fear the house might collapse on us. Sad, because we’d probably die…still, how is your coffee?


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The crack in all its horror


If we were having coffee, I’d also complain about my latest cooking catast...

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Published on August 19, 2018 09:46 • 1 view
S.H. Marr S.H. Marr's blog:

a-rinna:

tbh i think there’s a problem with how some of you see queer rep where you seem to think queer rep means “a queer character being in a happy m/m or f/f relationship by the end of canon” rather than just “a character who is canonically queer”

this is shown by the countless occasions where...

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Published on August 19, 2018 09:07 • 4 views
Sarah Maxwell Sarah Maxwell's blog:

We arrived at the entrance to Pikes Peak a little after 4PM. The afternoon sunlight with dramatic clouds flowing over the mountain and the gorgeous terrain provided for an amazing drive.


This turned out to be our first “summit” with a gift shop and parking lot!

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Published on August 20, 2018 00:00 • 7 views
Bobby Nash Bobby Nash's blog:
My Top 3

Was asked this on FB: What are the three television series you have rewatched most often? Hard to get it down to 3, but... M*A*S*H, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and Magnum p.i. made my top 3. Honorable mention goes to Leverage, The Newsroom, Night Court, and Married... With Children.What a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 19, 2018 14:16 • 3 views
Charlotte Eriksson Charlotte Eriksson's blog:


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Published on August 19, 2018 03:00 • 9 views
J.M.    Scott J.M. Scott's blog:
Hey all, Jet Star Jockey is free in all Kindle markets through August 23, 2018. This book contains 52 poetry collages. This both a poetry book and an art book.

Enjoy this free sample from the book "Desert Moon"


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Published on August 19, 2018 18:45 • 7 views
Lynn Austin Lynn Austin's blog:

Last week our family welcomed a new grandbaby into the world. Mama and baby are both fine, thank the Lord. And I had the pleasure of taking care of Lyla, who is two and a half, while mama and papa were in the hospital. I thought I would be taking time off from writing, but it so happened that I l...

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Published on August 20, 2018 02:00 • 7 views
Paul van Yperen Paul van Yperen's blog:
Handsome Christian Marquand (1927-2000) was a French director, actor and screenwriter working in French cinema. With his virile good looks, easy charm and ready laugh, he was often cast as a heartthrob in French films of the 1950s.

Christian Marquand
French postcard by Editions du Globe, Paris, no. 646. Photo: Sam... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 19, 2018 22:00 • 6 views
Philip Sandifer Philip Sandifer's blog:

It’s been nearly five years since I last wrote about Big Finish on this site. Much of this gap is due to the fact that it’s only fairly recently that Big Finish’s license was expanded to cover the new series, so there’s been pretty slim pickings post-McGann. But in 2015 Big Finish released their...

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Published on August 20, 2018 02:00 • 1 view
Peggy Jaeger Peggy Jaeger's blog:

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So excited to announce another of my MacQuire women books, this one’s book 4, THE VOICES OF ANGELS is now available in audio form for those of you who like to listen to a good book while you travel, are in the car on long trips, or just like to relax, close your eyes, and have a s...

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Published on August 19, 2018 18:00 • 34 views
Leighton Gage Leighton Gage's blog:
Annamaria on Monday



Until quite recently, I was unable to look back at the many of the trips that David and I took together because he did almost all the photographing, and he took 35MM color slides.  The film he used was the best way, in those days, to capture really fine images.  But that tec... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 19, 2018 21:00 • 9 views
Sparkle the Designer Cat Sparkle the Designer Cat's blog:

therapy cat back in action at St. Vincent hospital


Because I was out of town last week, it’s been a while since I’ve been on a therapy cat visit! Plus, it’s been even longer since I’ve been to this particular hospital. So I’m glad to be back in action. I was really happy to drop in on the patients. In fact, I was so happy, I visited with the sec...

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Published on August 20, 2018 00:10 • 7 views
Lalit Bhatt Lalit Bhatt's blog:
हाड़ मांस का शरीर तो बना देते हैं रूह डालना मुशकिल होता है बदन पे चिपका देते हैं पैराहन रूह ढालना मुशकिल होता है कसक एक ही रहती है जिंदगी में वो अफसाना कैसा था कुछ ठोकरें खाई कुछ गम पिए हसीन पलों का भी अंदाजे बयां था वही सूरज गरमी में बेगाना लगता था वही सूरज सरदी में फ़साना लगता था हडडी को गला  दे... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 20, 2018 00:37 • 9 views
Miss Mustard Seed Miss Mustard Seed's blog:

I usually blog in “real time”, but I did a slew of projects one right after the other over the past few weeks that I missed a few of the smaller things that happened in between the bigger things.  Giving something a total makeover is the flashy part, but sometimes it’s the little details that fol...

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Published on August 19, 2018 19:56 • 6 views
Alexa Land Alexa Land's blog:
Well, this summer has certainly flown by! Since my hometown has been plagued with smoke from several (not particularly close) forest fires, that's actually a relief. The cooler, smoke-free days of fall are going to be most welcome.

I've been making slow but steady progress on Elijah's book, and in... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 19, 2018 16:53 • 2 views
Lauren Gilley Lauren Gilley's blog:

“Um,” she said, once the door was shut and relocked. “Do you…”
“Are you…”
They stared at one another in her narrow entryway. Aside from his nervousness, he looked…good. It had taken her a while to figure out that she felt that way about him. To realize that she noticed the small things: the fall of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 19, 2018 09:23 • 9 views
Janet Elizabeth Henderson Janet Elizabeth Henderson's blog:

My Benson Security books have some seriously gorgeous new covers. Have a look!

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Published on August 18, 2018 21:28 • 6 views
Angela Verdenius Angela Verdenius's blog:
Just wanted to bob in and say the new book is going well. Almost ready to start chapter 4. Unfortunately, tomorrow is a 'no-go' for writing as I have a three hour course in the morning on IV Cannulation followed by a late shift, then straight into an early shift the next morning.

BUT I wanted to s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 20, 2018 01:54 • 8 views
Gabrielle Wang Gabrielle Wang's blog:

Thank you to everyone who entered A Ghost in My Suitcase colouring competition. There were 35 entries and they were all fantastic!


CONGRATULATIONS TO THE PRIZE WINNERS!


1st PRIZE


Aditi 10 years old from NSW


I loved the fine detail Aditi put into her drawing. The colours are lovely and vibrant. Th...

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Published on August 19, 2018 16:22 • 1 view
Oliviu Craznic Oliviu Craznic's blog:
Oliviu Craznic 457. Șeful incompetent este periculos pentru afacere doar dacă impune incompetența sa angajaților.

458. Absolvirea unei instituții de învățământ superior nu mai garantează, astăzi, competența absolventului – dar, măcar, creează prezumția existenței unor minime cunoștințe, a unei minime disciplin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 20, 2018 01:49 • 14 views
Jerry Del Colliano Jerry Del Colliano's blog:

We can be our own worst enemy.


The troubling voice in our heads – that inner critic – becomes comfortable tearing down confidence and self-esteem.  If others don’t do it, we learn to do it.


Change the inner critic that is holding you back.


Defend yourself – don’t allow verbal attacks to go unaddress...

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Published on August 19, 2018 15:03 • 1 view
Dellani Oakes Dellani Oakes's blog:

[image error]As they get things ready for the Circles to gather, Jackie set out a new crystal skull, which Jordan is immediately attracted to. Brian’s skull, Lester, is highly attracted too. A bolt of energy enters her skull, from Brian’s, giving them both quite a jolt.


They practiced on grapes, s...

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Published on August 19, 2018 05:00 • 7 views
Max Frei Max Frei's blog:
Плеер за полтора года жизни со мной охренел вконец. В смысле, стал достоин головы, на которой периодически висит. Мне уже давно казалось, что он как-то подозрительно удачно выбирает музыку, а сегодня на вынос из дома старого кошачьего сортира этот тролль включил мне вот что:



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Published on August 19, 2018 13:40 • 8 views
Manuela Kjeilen Manuela Kjeilen's blog:

Happy Sunday you all ♥ Today I baked a super delicious Tiramisu Cake Roll. The vanilla cake roll is made with buttermilk, it gives the cake such a great texture and softness, I love it. This Tiramisu Cake Roll I filled with a pastry cream that I combined together with whipped cream and mascarpone...

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Published on August 19, 2018 12:17 • 7 views
Gala Darling Gala Darling's blog:

Hello from West Hollywood and MY BRAND NEW HOUSE! Ahhhh! Exciting times. I filmed this week’s High Vibe Honey in my completely empty living room, but my lack of furniture certainly does not equate to a lack of enthusiasm… As you will see!


This week, we got some interesting cards: a little ruminati...

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Published on August 19, 2018 13:08 • 8 views
Francesca Forrest Francesca Forrest's blog:
I am staggeringly lucky to have cover art by Likhain for "The Inconvenient God," a novelette (maybe a noveletina? Extra long short story?) coming out this fall from Annorlunda Press.

Behold! (All Likhain's art is just gorgeous.)



(link to her original tweet here )

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Published on August 19, 2018 06:32 • 5 views
Nancy Jardine Nancy Jardine's blog:
This is a large reviews catch-up since I seem to have been remiss in noting down my Reading Challenge on Goodreads books.

The following occur in reverse order from my reading- purely because it's the easiest way to catch up!

Kindred Spirits Westminster Abbey by Jennifer Wilson 5 stars
I found mysel... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 19, 2018 08:29 • 4 views
Jerry Apps Jerry Apps's blog:



Shortly after we bought our farm, I found a rusty roll of barb wire leaning against a nearly rotted off fence post. Looking more closely, I quickly saw that this barb wire was different from any I had seen before. (See photo.)

I grew up with barb wire, the kind with sharp spikes designed to keep... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 19, 2018 13:33 • 6 views
Ellen Luckett Baker Ellen Luckett Baker's blog:


Daphne of makes these amazing frame clutches and coin pouches like this one, made with my new Slices fabric from my Stencil collection. Want to make your own version? I have a tutorial here for a pouch with a sewn frame, but you can also use glue!


Follow Octopurse on Instagram or visit her shop...

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Published on August 19, 2018 07:00 • 6 views
David Gardner David Gardner's blog:
Hi All,

If you feel like an adventure through some of the most beautiful places in Italy, try my new book:

"White Roads and Red Wine:: A couple's journey through Italy" available on Amazon.

cheers,
David
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Published on August 20, 2018 01:26 • 7 views
Mark Sisson Mark Sisson's blog:


Research of the Week

Breastfeeding for six months protects against dental malocclusion.


Roundup Ready… breakfast cereal?


A weak grip spells health troubles for everyone.


Taking DMT mimics the near death experience.



New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 271: Arielle Ford: Host Elle Russ chats with Ari...

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Published on August 19, 2018 08:12 • 7 views
Anna Hess Anna Hess's blog:

Anna at the River Museum.

I'm going to take the rest of
the month off from blogging due to a shift to light duty.



There is a hernia surgery I
have scheduled for the end of the month that will fix the problem.

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Published on August 19, 2018 03:00 • 1 view
Nicola Claire Nicola Claire's blog:
One day to go! And then MAKING TIME will be live and ready for you all to devour/ savour/gobble-up/binge-read/snuggle-up-with. Whichever you desire.
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Published on August 20, 2018 00:00 • 6 views
Raine Miller Raine Miller's blog:

Cover Design by Jena Brignola.  Cover image by Scott Hoover.  Cover model:  Sonny Henty


This is my second new book in less than a month. That has to be a record for me. Husband Material was a super fun project though, and I loved every minute of writing this little story. It is a novella, but it a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 19, 2018 02:30 • 8 views
Mesu Andrews Mesu Andrews's blog:

Our grand-daughter took a tumble off some monkey bars a few weeks ago. Her face took the brunt of the fall. Thankfully, she didn’t have any serious injuries or lost teeth. She was brave, but the first thing she did after falling was run to her parents for comfort. Wouldn’t any child do the same? ...

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Published on August 20, 2018 00:05 • 7 views
Andrew Cull Andrew Cull's blog:
"Every single story punched you square between the eyes with the first sentence and then proceeded to build out a flesh-and-blood character or two that you could really invest in emotionally" A huge thank you to Sadie Hartmann for reviewing my story collection Bones!

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Published on August 20, 2018 01:05 • 7 views
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