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Barton Smock Barton Smock's blog:
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{materials Q & A, materials & brevities, the home life of victims, the upper body of the minotaur lost everything, gestural transportation, rabbit horns, & a gun goes off in a dream I don’t have anymore}

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Published on August 14, 2018 11:30 • 1 view
David K. Hulegaard David K. Hulegaard's blog:
This is it, folks. The last ICARUS giveaway ever. Will you be one of the 100 lucky winners? Good luck!





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Icarus


by David K. Hulegaard




Giveaway ends August 28, 2018.



See the giveaway details
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Published on August 14, 2018 11:02 • 4 views
Haru Ichiban Haru Ichiban's blog:
Actually, it was the 13th, but then again, I got another storm hit our place.

Anyway, Happy Birthday, Lei Synge-Sturmmond! Of course I made a picture for this occasion, (getting a "I am your gift!" present from Sween) but it may be way too steamy for Goodreads. You can take a look here: http://fav... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 14, 2018 10:46 • 15 views
Zoltan Istvan Zoltan Istvan's blog:
This 3 minute video on my #transhumanism work from Zoomin.TV is also in #Spanish on MSN: https://www.msn.com/es-mx/video/viral...
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Published on August 14, 2018 10:32 • 4 views
Matthew J. Pallamary Matthew J. Pallamary's blog:
Spirituality
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This is an excerpt from a chapter in Matthew Pallamary's most recent book, "The Center of the Universe Is Right Between Your Eyes But Home Is Where the Heart Is."

Elemental spirits are universally revered in shamanistic cultures and one of the most respected among them is the W... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 14, 2018 10:23 • 1 view
Melissa Foster Melissa Foster's blog:
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"Sizzling hot and so much fun! The Real Thing is a must read for romanc... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 14, 2018 10:16 • 1 view
Jake Vickers Jake Vickers's blog:
I’m not a slight failure at social media, I’m a complete and utter failure at social media. What ends up happening more often than not is that I add a fair number of people, follow the flow of traffic, find myself convinced that it can help my efforts as an author in some fashion, and then it som... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 14, 2018 10:15 • 15 views
Leigh Fossan Leigh Fossan's blog:
I stumbled upon a brilliantly written examination of the writing/publishing world today and it made me feel SO MUCH BETTER! I thought I was just the new kid - lost, swimming frantically around trying to find my way in a world I knew absolutely nothing about... Marco? .....Marco?.... without ever... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 14, 2018 10:07 • 1 view
Lori Ann Gerlisky Lori Ann Gerlisky's blog:
I’m very excited to announce that my new book The Exchange will be released on Audible soon! And book two in the series The Homecoming is almost done!
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Published on August 14, 2018 09:57 • 6 views
Owen Mullen Owen Mullen's blog:
A touchy subject! An extract...

I always have the same reaction to rejection. I take it personally. And since it seems to be the story of almost every writer I have ever heard of, becoming an author wasn’t perhaps the best decision.

Rejection – and we hear this all the time – is part of the publis... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 14, 2018 09:57 • 5 views
Britany Elizabeth Britany Elizabeth's blog:
Here's another chapter of my upcoming horror/mystery/thriller In The Dark! If you're interested, you can add it to your TBR!

Chapter begins here:

Yellow House

A puddle of blood on the yellow tile floor. A staircase. Screams. The sound of a sickening crack.

The calling of her name was distant, echoing... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 14, 2018 09:57 • 1 view
Sharon Kay Penman Sharon Kay Penman's blog:
Thank you all so much for the birthday good wishes; they were much appreciated. We’re actually celebrating my birthday twice this year, a pizza party tonight and a family birthday dinner toward the end of the month. Right now my house is so fragrant with birthday bouquets that it resembles the Ga... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 14, 2018 09:43 • 14 views
Sonya Bateman Sonya Bateman's blog:
Wow, it's been a LONG time coming ... but the third book in the Gavyn Donatti series is on the way! MASTER OF ELEMENTS will be available on Amazon next week!

I'll update with a link when it's available. :-)
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Published on August 14, 2018 09:43 • 6 views
Catherine Coulter Catherine Coulter's blog:
Tuesday, 14th August -- all overcast and 64 degrees at seven a.m. The fog will burn off and it will stay blessedly cool -- yep, this is San Francisco weather. Remember what Mark Twain said -- Coming down to the end of summer and doesn't that suck a big one. September always feels like the break p... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 14, 2018 09:41 • 9 views
Kristi Zeyn Kristi Zeyn's blog:
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Just be yourself!
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Published on August 14, 2018 09:30 • 4 views
Jon Lee Grafton Jon Lee Grafton's blog:
Global warming is causing a rise in avian botulism, killing swans. Swans! Who kills a swan? We do... #savethehumans #read18

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Published on August 14, 2018 09:20 • 6 views
Nataisha T. Hill Nataisha T. Hill's blog:
Reviewed by Kim Aalaie

Alyce Leaves Wonderland by Nataisha Hill
WOW! What can I say about 'Alyce Leaves Wonderland?', except it was to short... The story of Alyce halfway between teen-hood (and listening to her mom and dad) and adulthood pulls you in immediately. There are so many twists and turns... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 14, 2018 09:02 • 21 views
Melanie  Moyer Melanie Moyer's blog:
Hello to the few people on Goodreads who actually stumble on my blog! I've been working on a project that I think might be useful for the many users on this site who are likely unpublished or unknown authors.

I've found a bit of success in the publishing market for flash fiction. It's a fairly ea... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 14, 2018 08:58 • 8 views
Karen Agostini Karen Agostini's blog:
El personaje luchador cuya sombra es la vanidad. Necesita actividad, esfuerzo, conseguir logros, que nunca se llenan porque el vacío es inmenso cuando se eliminan los sentimientos. Es mas importante ser deseado que desear. Cree que si actúa bien no sera abandonado. Se esfuerza mucho por dar una b... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 14, 2018 08:40 • 7 views
Roxanne Rhoads Roxanne Rhoads's blog:
Epic Fantasy Author Craig A. Price Jr.: Pros and Cons of Owning a Wyvern … #bewitchingbooktours http://ow.ly/uyCX30loC4Y

Warrior angels are forbidden to fall in love…sometimes fate has other ideas. #bewitchingbooktours http://ow.ly/ON8f30loC3S

Viking King’s Vendetta by Sky Purington #bewitchingbook... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 14, 2018 08:39 • 9 views
Lisa Kay Hailey Blair Lisa Kay Hailey Blair's blog:
Meditating on the Words of Jesus has been reformatted and all Table of Contents issues have been corrected. Hooray!
I pray this book is an encouragement to you.
~Lisa
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Published on August 14, 2018 08:37 • 7 views
Billy McCoy Billy McCoy's blog:
excerpt from The Awakening:


“Hello,” she grinned. I was sort of shaking my head when I said, “Tyisha, I expect something extraordinary from you. Not this! You are going to shatter the highest, hardest glass ceilings, if not shatter it then at least give them eighteen million cracks.”

She didn’t ans... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 14, 2018 08:31 • 8 views
Suzanne Eglington Suzanne Eglington's blog:
Congratulations to my two giveaway winners of my newly released The Dating Policy. I am having, way too much fun, putting together this special promotional box. For all my other Goodreads community who did not win, another opportunity coming soon. It will be a kick-off to my birthday celebration... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 14, 2018 08:29 • 29 views
Angela R. Watts Angela R. Watts's blog:
Guess what? Victoria Lynn’s newest book, When Beauty Blooms, is PUBLISHED! I am so excited to share this one, y’all. I kind of alpha read it a while back, so when I saw she was publishing it, I freaked.
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Published on August 11, 2018 03:30 • 7 views
A.J. Culpepper A.J. Culpepper's blog:
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Published on August 14, 2018 08:16 • 8 views
Tanya R. Taylor Tanya R. Taylor's blog:
~ Last hours of this Kindle Countdown Deal!!! ~

FOUR BOOKS IN ONE.

A FRIGHTENING FUTURE IS ON THE HORIZON. WILL THEY ALL PERISH? THE POPULAR, MIND-BLOWING SERIES IS FINALLY HERE IN ONE PACKAGE.


Long ago, a devastating event changed the world to what it is today. At a perfect, precise moment in time,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 14, 2018 08:06 • 7 views
David   Gustafson David Gustafson's blog:
This is the second installment in our new advice column featuring the wisdom of the even-handed calligrapher, Brother Ludi.

Today, Sister Bettina from The Chapel of the Divine Patchwork Quilt is caught in the tangled web of misogyny and racism that is rap and hip hop and America.
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Published on August 14, 2018 07:54 • 8 views
Michael J.   Hawron Michael J. Hawron's blog:
Heels over HeadHeels over Head by Clay G. Small

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


Heels Over Head by Clay G. Small is a thoroughly delightful, delicious read!

Small’s protagonist—hapless Henry Lindon—captures the reader’s affection from page one with the infectious funk surrounding him. Trouble and adventure seem to stalk... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 14, 2018 07:46 • 14 views
Jim MacLachlan Jim MacLachlan's blog:
YOU SHOULD BACKUP YOUR FILES!  I'll bet your eyes are already glazing over.  We all know it & some of us do it, but it's BORING.  The only exciting part is that butt-clenching moment when you realize you just lost a file you've spent hours working on or all your pictures disappeared & you... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 14, 2018 07:36 • 8 views
Marishka Grayson Marishka Grayson's blog:
It’s finished, and it’s wild.

Deeply gratifying…utterly ruthless! 


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A ferociously sensual exploration of Lust, Love, Loss, and what it means to find redemption.


Regnum Luminis–Kingdom of Invincible Light

Book III of the Bloodreign Trilogy.


I loved every moment of writing. The manus...

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Published on August 14, 2018 05:38 • 12 views
Rati Mehrotra Rati Mehrotra's blog:
Psst - I just finished my edits for Mahimata due out in March! To celebrate, I am doing a #giveaway of 3 signed copies of Markswoman. RT + Follow for a chance to win! International OK. Ends 21 August. To enter go to: https://twitter.com/Rati_Mehrotra Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 14, 2018 06:47 • 9 views
Sherell Cummings Sherell Cummings's blog:
I told people before that anyone could write a story, but not everyone could be an author. We all want to be successful at it, some of us can even have some of the best stories out of five, but no one would ever know, because we don't have a tittle. We're not established and no one knows our name... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 14, 2018 06:46 • 7 views
K. Evan Coles K. Evan Coles's blog:
















Love, served with a twist.

“With a Twist”, the first book in “The Speakeasy” series is now available for pre-order at Pride Publishing. Order now and get it first when it goes live on September 25!

The Speakeasy Series

Media mogul Jesse Murtagh and bartender Kyle McKee decide to go into...

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Published on August 14, 2018 06:42 • 8 views
Joy Zelig Joy Zelig's blog:
My policy has long been to publish separate vignettes, then "the full trilogy," then, usually a paperback version of the trils.

The vignettes would be $2.99--other prices extrapolated from there.

It's been made clear to me that this was too much for too little.

So . . . I've taken down everything... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 14, 2018 06:39 • 10 views
Joseph VanBuren Joseph VanBuren's blog:
Today is the day :)
Mask: Persona ebook is now available on Amazon & Kindle Unlimited https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07F8Y9S6N Here is the official description:

From the recipient of two "Honorable Mentions" in the Writer's Digest Annual Writing Competition, a new voice for the next generation tha... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 14, 2018 06:31 • 9 views
Rick Lacey Rick Lacey's blog:
BestThrillers.com

The Bottom Line: One of the decade’s most original and surreal psychological thrillers, Lacey has crafted an impossible-to-put-down murder tale while skewering corporate dysfunction and deftly exploring a rare twin psychopathy.

Rick Lacey’s new thriller opens in 1994 – the same da... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 14, 2018 06:30 • 7 views
Clarissa Simmens Clarissa Simmens's blog:
Women!
Don't toss your bras
At musical concerts
Fling those books
Of poetry
You spent time writing
Revealing your agony
Of love and life and fantasy
That rarely, if ever, comes true
Toss that lacy, black book
Of rhythmic suffering
Or toss that hard-living
Denim tome
Of your broken heart and home
Aim those pag... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 14, 2018 06:30 • 6 views
Liz Hartevelt Liz Hartevelt's blog:
Maandag Ik haal een nieuw pakketje op via de Too Good Too Go app en dit keer bij de bakker en ik krijg bij elkaar ongeveer 3 broden en 10 bolletjes. Best veel voor 3.95, dus ik ben blij. Ook blog ik vandaag, lees wat en schrijf ik wat. Dinsdag Ik kan me niet meer herinneren wat ik op dinsdag deed... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 13, 2018 21:30 • 8 views
Lindsey Duga Lindsey Duga's blog:
Greetings from Lindsey Duga and Melissa Erin Jackson!

Another Pitch Wars season is upon us and we are so thrilled to be YA mentors this year! We see this as a tremendous honor and are thankful that we’re able to partake in this amazing experience.

This little ole blog post is to introduce you to...

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Published on August 13, 2018 19:00 • 6 views
Lucas Vargas Sierra Lucas Vargas Sierra's blog:

Cuando Carlos llegó todo había concluido. Sobre el piso, en el centro de la sala, una pila ordenada de órganos hacía las veces de canasta de bienvenida: el hígado, chorreando todavía en las juntas de las baldosas, relucía en su labor de piedra angular y el resto de la construcción hacía gala de c...

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Published on August 13, 2018 18:34 • 8 views
Betsy James Betsy James's blog:

My own painted desert. My New Mexico earth.


Paintings now at Matteucci Gallery in Santa Fe and the Taos Fine Art Gallery on Kit Carson Road in Taos. Here’s the Matteucci link:


https://www.matteucci.com/betsy-james


In a way, they’re small distillations of all these hikes. When you’re in Santa Fe or...

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Published on August 13, 2018 09:26 • 6 views
Gene Desrochers Gene Desrochers's blog:

So the first chapter peaked my interest. The scenario amazingly curious, but then the novel devolves into too much interior life of Claire and her trauma over her father's disappearance, mother's attack, and nanny's murder when she was 4 years old (I think). Then around page 93 the book kicks bac...

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Published on August 13, 2018 14:35 • 11 views
Laurence King Publishing Laurence King Publishing's blog:
As well as being a longstanding partner at the multi-award-winning design studio Pentagram, Angus Hyland is LKP’s Creative Director and the brains behind books such as the hugely popular The Book of the Dog and the much-anticipated title The Maze. We caught up with him to find out more about his... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 14, 2018 05:41 • 6 views
Chris Rosser Chris Rosser's blog:

A quick notice to inform my readers, subscribers and potential subscribers (����) I���ve migrated my mailing list from MailChimp to MailerLite.

I���ve done this for a number of reasons. I���ve not been happy with MailChimp���s GDPR tools or implementation and I���ve seen no sign they will get any...

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Published on August 13, 2018 07:00 • 6 views
Michael L. Salvador Michael L. Salvador's blog:
The weather has been crazy since the start of 2018. Earthquakes, wildfires, hailstorms, flooding, and so forth has ravaged the land, and there is no sign of it easing any time soon. It is very important that everyone keep the faith, repent, and be grateful for what they have in life. Even if you... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 14, 2018 05:49 • 8 views
E.J. Gette E.J. Gette's blog:

It was a good weekend in my world. At least on the writing side of things. I have chapter 1 and 2 written and then jumped to a scene I had to get down on paper. The new scene will be about chapter 5 or 6. Now to fill in the gaps.


I had taken the dogs out for a walk on Sunday morning and as I walke...

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Published on August 13, 2018 11:20 • 7 views
Janki Hemani Janki Hemani's blog:
Hi, hope you guys are well. Amazon is running a promotion on the price of my ebook from tomorrow, i.e. 25 to 30 July. Although the original price of the ebook is USD 2.99,
you can now purchase it for USD 0.99 from 25th to 27th July and for USD 1.99 from 28th July to 30th July. 

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Published on July 23, 2018 22:13 • 6 views
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