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Kenneth C. Davis Kenneth C. Davis's blog:

Whatever Became of 56 Signers? (4th in a series)


Fair Copy of the Draft of the Declaration of Independence (Source New York Public Library)

Fair Copy of the Draft of the Declaration of Independence (Source New York Public Library)


…We mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes , and our Sacred Honor.


Part 4 in a series that begins here.


Father and grandfather of presidents. A simple farmer.  A workaholic.  The next five...

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Published on June 23, 2019 06:00
Joseph P. Farrell Joseph P. Farrell's blog:

WEATHER CONTROL’S TWO FORGOTTEN EVENTS: THE RAPID CITY FLOOD, ...

As I sit down to start combing through this weeks' "finals box" and going through articles to blog about, the weather is again turning […]

The post WEATHER CONTROL’S TWO FORGOTTEN EVENTS: THE RAPID CITY FLOOD, ... appeared first on Giza Death Star.

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Published on June 24, 2019 02:00
Emma Cooper Emma Cooper's blog:

Seeds in space – how well can they survive harsh, non-Earth conditions?

Gina Riggio, University of Arkansas Will we someday colonize space? Will our children visit other planets? To achieve goals like these, we’ll need to crack one crucial challenge: how to feed ourselves for long periods away from Earth. A trip to Mars would take months, and exploring the depths of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 24, 2019 07:11
Julian Baggini Julian Baggini's blog:

Shunning clocks won’t stand the test of time

A visit to Sommarøy frees you from the tyranny of your watch. As long as you stump up for a ticket – and don’t miss your flight

Article for the Guardian

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Published on June 24, 2019 10:09
Gail Carriger Gail Carriger's blog:

Great Parasolverse Read Along ~ Romancing the Werewolf Special Extras (Supernatural Society Special)

The Great Parasolverse read along continues with Romancing the Werewolf, the third novella I wrote and my first gay romance.


June 6/24-6/30
Romancing the Werewolf  novella

released in November of 2017


Here are some fun blog posts and resources that tie to Biffy & Lyall, reunion romances, not to...

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Published on June 24, 2019 14:55
Christiana Ellis Christiana Ellis's blog:

Five More Minutes – 24Jun19

Swimming and the first half of Neon Genesis Evangelion

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Published on June 24, 2019 03:39
Ann H. Gabhart Ann H. Gabhart's blog:

Frankie and Friends

“We can learn so much by observing the way our pets rejoice in life’s simplest moments. For a dog, every morning is Christmas morning. Every walk is the best walk; every meal is the best meal. Take time every day to celebrate the many gifts that are hidden in the ordinary events of your life.” –...

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Published on June 23, 2019 18:09
Orlando White Orlando White's blog:

Braided Hairstyles for Natural African American Hair

Braided Hairstyles for Natural African American Hair

There are thousands of Black hairstyles open to African-American women regarding how to tame, tease, and have a tendency to our tresses. We discuss some different African-American hair styles below and welcome your comments on the hot Black hai...

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Published on June 24, 2019 15:44
Keta Diablo Keta Diablo's blog:

A Darker Shade of Evil - #Blogtour #urbanfantasy #paranormal



A Darker Shade of Evil:
A Demon and Devil Anthology 
Publication date: September 24th 2019
Genres: Adult, Paranormal, Romance
Including stories from USA Today and Bestselling AuthorsKhardine Gray, USA Today Bestselling Author– Alone In The Dark
Dariel Raye – USA Today Bestselling Author – The Devil U... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 23, 2019 23:48
Walter Jon Williams Walter Jon Williams's blog:

Snjóbíll!

IMG_4086Dig the crazy halftrack action of this 1929 Citroen snowmobile! Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 24, 2019 21:17
Bridget McNulty Bridget McNulty's blog:

Google Docs add-ons for writers: 6 of the best

Google Docs add-ons for writers - 6 best | Now Novel


Google Docs is already a useful free word processor. But these 6 Google Docs add-ons for writers will help you brainstorm, write and revise further:


1. ProWritingAid

Billed as being ‘for the smarter writer’, ProWritingAid is a useful suite of editing tools for revising that messy first draft.


Altho...

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Published on June 24, 2019 09:33
Pete Spurrier Pete Spurrier's blog:

Suzie and the Tiger Hunters

We were pleased to see The Tiger Hunters of Tai O next to The World of Suzie Wong on the shelves at Bookazine in IFC, Hong Kong.

Fact fans (or, er, fiction fans) might not know that Suzie’s boyfriend, Robert Lomax, makes a cameo appearance in Tiger Hunters!

“When the action in Tiger Hunters led t...

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Published on June 24, 2019 20:28
Debbie Mumford Debbie Mumford's blog:

Dani’s Been Collected!

Dani Erickson is one of Deb Logan’s favorite characters! Kind of an alternate universe version of Deb herself … a *VERY* alternate universe. One where a bookish straight-A student turns into a swashbuckling demon hunter *lol*


Anyway, Deb’s five Dani Erickson tales have now been collected into a si...

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Published on June 22, 2019 09:47
Marcy Wheeler Marcy Wheeler's blog:

Livestream Tonight: The Investigation — Mueller Report in 10 Acts [UPDATE]

[NB: As always, check the byline. Thanks! /~Rayne]

Tonight only at 9:00 p.m. EDT (sorry, Rachel Maddow) the (nonprofit-?) organization Law Works will stream a live play based on the Mueller Report.

Read about the program at Variety, which calls this a “star-studded” “live reading” of the report.

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Published on June 24, 2019 16:12
James Howard Kunstler James Howard Kunstler's blog:

House Party

Clusterfuck Nation

For your reading pleasure Mondays and Fridays


Support this blog by visiting Jim’s Patreon Page



As the first of 12 presidential debates blows in at mid-week like an evil patch of bad summer weather, twenty candidates vie for the position of Ole Massa on the Democratic Party plant...

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Published on June 24, 2019 07:19
Joanne Weck Joanne Weck's blog:

REBOOT YOUR BRAIN CREATIVE THERAPYWRITING FOR YOUR LIFE (...

REBOOT YOUR BRAIN CREATIVE THERAPYWRITING FOR YOUR LIFE (AND SANITY)
“Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose, or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation.” ― Graham Greene


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Published on February 11, 2019 06:34
Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling's blog:

“Counterfeit books” on Amazon

*These book-hacks enabled by Amazon’s platform are called “counterfeit books” in the article here, but they’re a whole swarm of different for-profit hacks done by...

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Published on June 25, 2019 00:02
Laura Fabiani Laura Fabiani's blog:

Emperors of the Deep by William McKeever (Book Spotlight and Giveaway!)


I love books that bring awareness and help us to understand the world around us. In this case, it's the world of sharks and their important role in the ocean ecosystem. Check it out and enter to win a copy of this book!

Book Details:

Book Title: Emperors of the Deep by William McKeever
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Published on June 24, 2019 20:36
Rudy Rucker Rudy Rucker's blog:

“Juicy Ghost.” A Political SF Story.

This was a story I couldn’t stop myself from writing. I felt a need to take a stand. Not that I’m urging anyone to follow my character Curtis Winch’s example. But I definitely took satisfaction in crafting his tale. The writing and revising ran from January to June of 2019, which is a very long [...
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Published on June 24, 2019 10:27
Tom Sine Tom Sine's blog:

Meditation Monday – The Joy of Hospitality

by Christine Sine


Henri Nouwen calls hospitality “the creation of a free and friendly space where we can reach out to strangers and invite them to become our friends…. He goes on to suggest that the most important guests, the most important strangers we get to entertain in our homes are our child...

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Published on June 24, 2019 01:42
Scott Adams Scott Adams's blog:

Episode 576 Scott Adams: Middle East Peace, Project Veritas, Trump = JFK, Advice for Kamala Harris


Content: 



Senior Google Executive, Jen Gennai and Project Veritas

Google is a Gatekeeper of our reality 


Should an algorithm ever be put on trial?

The point where algorithms program themselves is almost here


NBA will no longer call team owners…”owners”
Bernie’s surprisingly strong plan to tax wall str... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 24, 2019 08:49
Elizabeth O. Dulemba Elizabeth O. Dulemba's blog:

ECA Costume Show

The costume show at the Edinburgh College of Art has to be my favorite thing to see among all the graduate programs. It is simply breathtaking to see the beautiful creations.It's going to take me two posts to share it all, but here's a start. There was Mr. Tumnus, with the idea book on potential... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 24, 2019 07:00
Sarah A. Hoyt Sarah A. Hoyt's blog:

I was going to write a post…

I was going to write a post 4? 5? hours ago.  Instead, as always when I’m tired, the ADD is driving. So I’ve done a million things, but mostly hung out with friends…

One of them posted this (at himself, not me) early this morning:
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It’s kind of true…  Add in that I’m tired though not...

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Published on June 24, 2019 11:04
Margay Justice Margay Justice's blog:

Release Blitz and Giveaway: TEARDROP SHOT by Tijan

TS - RB banner.jpgTeardrop Shot, an all-new sexy and angst filled sports romance from New York Times bestselling author Tijan is available now! Teardrop Shot Ebook Cover.jpg
I asked for his criteria for bed buddies–that's the PG version.He swore at me and said he didn’t do groupies. And just like that, our friendship was off to a great start.R... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 24, 2019 05:31
Margaret Feinberg Margaret Feinberg's blog:

The Joycast with special guest Andrew McGowan

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Just-out-of-the-oven bread can make you feel like you’re tasting the divine.


Jesus’ declaration, “I am the Bread of Life” takes on a whole new meaning—one that’s more textured than ever before.


In one statement, I realize, Christ makes endless stat...

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Published on June 24, 2019 03:00
Shanna Swendson Shanna Swendson's blog:

Book in a Week

I found out this morning that I’ll be getting another round of revision notes on the book for Audible at the end of the week, which means I really need to make progress on the book I’ve been working on before then. I’m going to try something wild and crazy called Book in a Week. That’s when you t...

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Published on June 24, 2019 09:22
Alex  Ross Alex Ross's blog:

Monk's ATLAS, Davis's Central Park Five

Earth Songs. The New Yorker, July 1, 2019.

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Published on June 24, 2019 09:05
Cynthia Eden Cynthia Eden's blog:

THE HEART YOU BREAK – Releases Tomorrow!!

Yay! THE HEART YOU BREAK will be available tomorrow! I can’t wait for you to read Bran and Julia’s story! So excited about this one! (And, hey, the prologue and first chapter are up on my website–you can go ahead and start reading right now!)


 


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Her new client is the bad boy of rock.


Security a...

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Published on June 24, 2019 08:29
Patrick J. Buchanan Patrick J. Buchanan's blog:

Trump: War President or Anti-Interventionist?

Trump: War President or Anti-Interventionist?Where is the evidence that any such secret program exists? And if it does, why does America not tell the world where Iran’s secret nuclear facilities are located and demand immediate inspections?… Visualizing 150 Iranian dead from a missile strike that he had ordered, President Donald Trump reco... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 24, 2019 16:51
Alarie Tennille Alarie Tennille's blog:

Who's Talking?

Sometimes a poem says "I," but it isn't the voice of the poet. For Alarie, "I" might be a toaster, pencil, seagull, or Polish woman waking in the morgue. Check out her blog for a discussion of persona poems.

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Published on June 25, 2019 00:01
Matthew Dicks Matthew Dicks's blog:

Speak Up Storytelling: Mark Scerra

On episode #55 of the Speak Up Storytelling podcast, Elysha Dicks and I talk storytelling!

In our follow up segment, we discuss some exciting news from the world of the parent and trademark office and from a recent Moth StorySLAM. We also hear from a listener who identifies an unfortunate verbal t...

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Published on June 24, 2019 04:11
Nalini Singh Nalini Singh's blog:

A Madness of Sunshine


I’m working on the final proofs for A Madness of Sunshine this week and taking the chance to talk about the book. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 24, 2019 14:01
Jennifer Estep Jennifer Estep's blog:

Book signing on Saturday, June 29, at Rob-Con …

I will be one of dozens of authors, artists, and vendors participating in Rob-Con at MeadowView Conference Resort & Convention Center in Kingsport, Tenn. Rob-Con will be held on June 29-30. I will be at Rob-Con on SATURDAY ONLY, June 29, from 9 a.m. to about 1 p.m. (or maybe longer, depending... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 24, 2019 04:00
Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow's blog:

“I Shouldn’t Have to Publish This in The New York Times”: my op-ed from the future

I was honored to be invited to contribute to the New York Times‘s excellent “Op-Eds From the Future” series (previously), with an op-ed called “I Shouldn’t Have to Publish This in The New York Times,” set in the near-future, in which we have decided to solve the problems of Big Tech by making t...

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Published on June 24, 2019 08:54
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