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Amelia Parker Amelia Parker's blog:

I Have Something Fun for You!!!

I HAVE A TITLE AND A DESCRIPTION FOR Y'ALL!!!
Ah I'm so excited! With things in the editing phase, I'm able to work on the little steps needed before I can hit the big 'publish' button. And that includes A TITLE AND A DESCRIPTION!!!!
Once I have a publication date, I'll let you all know! In the mea... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 11, 2019 14:51
Eva Pasco Eva Pasco's blog:

Eva’s Byte #242: Under the Influence of Absent-mindedness

Is your focus purely on the task at hand, above all else?

The absent-minded professor is one of those familiar, stereotyped fictional characters whose academic brilliance is undermined by forgetfulness, blunders, and/or obliviousness to surroundings.

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Published on December 11, 2019 14:47
Mikayla Elliot Mikayla Elliot's blog:

To sate the writers soul!

Ooohohoho it feels so good to write! So wonderfully freeing to return to my characters and get this work flowing once more! And the story that is continuously unfolding delights my heart and soul. Something I have missed greatly, more than I think I realized. Added 2,500+ words, that’s great, but...

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Published on December 11, 2019 14:40
Andrew  Wear Andrew Wear's blog:

Solved to be published globally by OneWorld Oneworld Publications

Solved will be published globally by Oneworld Publications.

Look out for it in the UK, the USA and other English language markets in July 2020.
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Published on December 11, 2019 14:31
Corey Lee Wrenn Corey Lee Wrenn's blog:

A History of the Vegan Society



World Vegan Day was launched in 1994 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of The Vegan Society. Since then, veganism has become a cultural triumph making November 1st a day for celebration not only for veganism but for the society's organizational success. Its radical vision and democratic struc... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 11, 2019 14:27
AmyK Hutchens AmyK Hutchens's blog:

The Old Lady and the Sea

descriptionLast week I celebrated my 48th birthday on the Bahia de Banderas… fishing for Dorado.

Six hours off the coast of Puerto Vallarta, the fish teased and nibbled but did not bite. I returned to the resort with an empty boat.

In Hemingway’s classic novel, The Old Man and the Sea, Santiago says, “A man c... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 04, 2019 13:53
M.D. Neu M.D. Neu's blog:

2018-2019 Rainbow Awards

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Happy Wednesday Scribblers have I got some amazing news to share with you this week. Over the last year several of my books have been part of the Rainbow Awards, and this weekend the award winners were announced. I won in several categories and received some wonderful Honorable Mentions,...

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Published on December 11, 2019 04:25
Jose Angel Conde Jose Angel Conde's blog:

The Wax: "Poesía pésima"

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Escribir poesía sin la presión de tener que hacerlo bien y que encima te seleccionen para un monográfico dedicado a la "Poesía pésima", es un suave placer y un enorme desahogo, algo así como cagar flores. Gracias a la valiente revista argentina The Wax por publicar mi vergonzosa oda a los "Amor... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 11, 2019 13:51
Barton Smock Barton Smock's blog:

from ( diets of the resurrected )

~

Whose death got you into heaven? The baby is older now but has the kissing wrists of a failed skier. Your children don’t love you because they will.

~

Ohio postscripts:

Shy, I could not collapse in front of mothers who were born on the moon. As for the children, they’ll die for baby. For any last f... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 11, 2019 13:46
Ann Gaylia O'Barr Ann Gaylia O'Barr's blog:

Survival Migration

“What Europe saw in 2015 and what the Americas are witnessing today are not simply refugee flows or market-driven population movements but rather ‘survival migration’ . . .” writes Alexander Betts (“Nowhere to Go,” Foreign Affairs, November-December 2019). According to Betts, many refugees today... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 11, 2019 09:01
Alexander C. Kane Alexander C. Kane's blog:

My Favorite Books of 2019

My Favorite Books of 2019

I found a lot of books that I loved this year and I again decided to do a top 11 because I wanted to. One of them technically came out in late 2018, but Goodreads listed it for Best of 2019, and I'm following their logic. My top 11 below with narrator listed if I listened... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 11, 2019 13:34
Jay Sandover Jay Sandover's blog:

Giveaway

I'll be doing a Giveaway of paperback copies of my debut novel Reckoning of Days here on Goodreads starting in 2 days. I'll update here again when that is live. Cheers.
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Published on December 11, 2019 13:17
Michael L.F. Slavin Michael L.F. Slavin's blog:

Kill Crime is on Amazon

Kill Crime has been released and is getting great reviews. At the time of this writing, it has 54 reviews and gets a few more every week.

One review:

"Hooked me from the beginning with the author's engaging talent for descriptive details. He did not disappoint in this area when it came to describin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 11, 2019 13:13
Kym Gordon Moore Kym Gordon Moore's blog:

Peace on Earth, Good Will Toward All Men

Linnaea Mallette, Peace On Earth


How often do we find ourselves echoing this phrase “Peace on Earth, Good Will Toward Men” especially during this time of the year and actually mean it once it’s said? We look at the news in whatever format we choose and we see what seems like never-ending chaos, violence, destruction, terrori...

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Published on December 11, 2019 04:49
M.J.  Vaughn M.J. Vaughn's blog:

Summation

Hey everyone! November was a busy month for me. Not only was I involved with NaNoWriMo but my only niece's wedding all but consumed my family. Fortunately, everything went beautifully for my niece and her husband so now it's back to our regularly scheduled program. After NaNoWriMo, I started thin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 11, 2019 12:56
Robert E Kreig Robert E Kreig's blog:

I CAN'T WAIT TO WRITE SOMETHING SUBSTANTIAL

Hi.
I'm Robert E Kreig and I make stuff up.
Today, I'm looking at the calendar, counting down the days, hours and minutes left until the school holidays.
Why?
Because I really want to sit down and write something of substance.
It seems that this term has been a particularly busy time for all my collea... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 11, 2019 12:53
Scarlett  Black Scarlett Black's blog:

Always & Forever, 1 MORE DAY

Always And Forever is re-releasing December 12th With a new never seen before additional 20k+ making it a novel!
You can grab the original now before the price goes up on the 12th!
https://books2read.com/AlwaysAndForev...


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Published on December 11, 2019 12:53
Elizabeth S.  Lo Elizabeth S. Lo's blog:

The Midnight Before Me Will Be Free From Dec. 18-20!!!

Hey everyone,

Just wanted to say thank you to everyone who entered my recent giveaway and congratulations to whoever won!

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!!!

To those of you who are still interested in my book, The Midnight Before Me will be FREE from Dec. 18 to Dec. 20 in the spirit of the holidays! \(^3^)/


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Published on December 11, 2019 12:50
Carole V. Bell Carole V. Bell's blog:

Review: The Worst Best Man

The Worst Best Man by Mia Sosa
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I requested, read and reviewed an advance copy of this book within a few days. I was eager, one might even say thirsty for it—with good reason. Mia Sosa's The Worst Best Man is a fun multicultural romantic comedy with a great opening, an aut... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 11, 2019 12:41
T.R. Pearson T.R. Pearson's blog:

A Taste of Something New

I've made the opening chunk of the novel I'm working on available as a 99cent Kindle book. We're talking 60 pages of prose, so you can decide if it's worth your bother.

This isn't altogether finished copy. You grammarians hold your fire.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B082MS5JNC/... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 11, 2019 12:50
Tigran Gorsh Tigran Gorsh's blog:

Նախ` ցանկանում ենք հարաբերություն, որտեղ խոսելն անսպառ կլ...

Նախ` ցանկանում ենք հարաբերություն, որտեղ խոսելն անսպառ կլինի (խակ ենք), ապա՝ հարաբերություն, որտեղ կհանգենք լռության (հասունանում ենք), և միայն այն հետոյում, որը կոչվում է վերջում, տենչում ենք հարաբերություն, որը կսկսվի լռությամբ (հասած ենք անքաղելի շատ). կա՜թու՜մ ե՜նք ...
ես սեր եմ, մնացածը ես չ... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 11, 2019 12:33
Noemí Sarrión Noemí Sarrión's blog:

osada desvalia

Osada Desvalía no es una novela: es la novela. La novela en la que conviven literatura y realidad. Osada Desvalía es la única novela que mezcla poesía, microrrelato y diálogo para expresar lo que siente un alma frágil en un mundo tan cruel. Porque ¿quién no se ha sentido frágil alguna vez?
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Published on December 11, 2019 12:37
Sharon Kay Penman Sharon Kay Penman's blog:

A December death that changed history

By now this is getting to be an old story and you all must be as tired of it as I am—I disappear from the radar screen for a while because of another bad back flareup. In this case, two vertebrae decided to go walkabout, and were so far out of alignment that I feared my chiropractor would need a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 11, 2019 12:33
Kelly Brakenhoff Kelly Brakenhoff's blog:

Dead Week is now available!

Come back to Carson, Nebraska for Thanksgiving and Dead Week!… Continue reading Dead Week is now available!
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Published on December 11, 2019 06:19
Christy  Leos Christy Leos's blog:

A Stranger At A Bus Stop

A traveler at a bus stop, miles away from home.

Waiting to clean his shoes, beer in hand because he

hasn’t had one for thirty days.

Life of a tugboat captain, he laughs.


A Mississippi accent rolls off his tongue as his

stories do,

Voice cracking like ears of corn off a stalk, his hands

wring the cold, p...

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Published on November 24, 2019 14:47
Reece Willis Reece Willis's blog:

Book No.2

I have some great news. My new book has a release date of 3rd February 2020. Proof copies will be sent out soon for my selected test readers, and details of the title, cover and synopsis will be released at the beginning of next year.
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Published on December 11, 2019 12:14
Rodzil LaBraun Rodzil LaBraun's blog:

Island Girls 2 Scheduled

Island Girls is finding many readers. That means a sequel will be needed, as some of you have already requested. Expect Island Girls 2 to be available on Amazon in Feb 2020. (Working hard right now to have Dystopian Girls 3 available in Jan 2020).

If you read the first Island Girls, you'll already... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 11, 2019 12:07
Pamela  King Pamela King's blog:

The Taming of the Shrew

Our story starts in 1992 at the Merigal Dingo Sanctuary when Snowdrift (Snowy) and Sunny became proud parents of one son and two daughters. Of course, Sunny did all the hard work of giving birth while Snowdrift suffered all the anxiety of an expectant father.

Initially, Snowdrift was not actively... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 11, 2019 12:02
Keith Kunkler Keith Kunkler's blog:

don't stop

Don't stop
chasing those dreams
Don't stop
being who you were meant to be
don't listen
to those that want you to "settle" down
reach for that highest peak
do what makes you happy
do what you were destined to be
do become that which
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Published on December 11, 2019 11:56
Katie Sarvela Katie Sarvela's blog:

Where The Wild Things Grow

I know I’ve been slacking on the blog lately, but there have been some wild things going on around here. Firstly… Kyle and I are in The New Pioneer Magazine talking about our tiny house! Look at that handsome guy with a chick on his shoulder! If you want to read the whole article or […]


The post W...

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Published on November 23, 2019 07:27
Cristina Isabel Cristina Isabel's blog:

Holiday Guest Spotlight: Michael Ross

BIO: I started writing seriously around four years ago. But essentially I am an actor, on TV and big screen, and in fact, have narrated my own audiobooks. I am also CEO and Developer of my own fitness company called KETTFusion, which is now a leader in the fitness world in the UK and it … Continu... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 11, 2019 04:00
L.D. Inman L.D. Inman's blog:

Advent calendar #11: Caravaggio

Trundling on toward the longest night: a chill, barren time. For today’s Advent window I give you a piece of art I make sure to greet every time I’m at the Nelson: Caravaggio’s John the Baptist.





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Notes on this painting remark on its introspective quality: the Baptist not as prophet but...

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Published on December 11, 2019 11:18
Ellis L. Knox Ellis L. Knox's blog:

A crusades article

I have a new essay at my history site
http://europeanmiddleages.info/crusad...
This one is about the last days of Acre in 1291. It's a dramatic story, both heroic and tragic.

This is the penultimate crusading essay. The next one will be on the Kingdom of Jerusalem itself (yeah, I know, it's a bit ou... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 11, 2019 11:19
Deborah Legg Deborah Legg's blog:

STOP! I Can't Take Any More

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Published on December 11, 2019 11:18
Randy  Green Randy Green's blog:

Word Games

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Am I a Good Pastor to My Flock? – The Sequel

Who can give us the answer to that question, Brother Pastors? Everyone has an opinion; but we will never amount to anything of substance, if we follow opinions.

To discover the only true answer, we need to ask how we became a pasto...

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Published on December 11, 2019 09:01
Nicole Pyland Nicole Pyland's blog:

“Begin Again” is OUT in less than 24 hours!

Tahoe Series Book #4
Release Date: December 12th, 2019
AVAILABLE: onAmazon Kindle

The post “Begin Again” is OUT in less than 24 hours! appeared first on Nicole Pyland.

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Published on December 11, 2019 10:10
S.  Jacques Stratton S. Jacques Stratton's blog:

Adventures in the Pacific's Backwater Bars: Colette


At the intersection of pastel panorama and expat entertainment, Club Cupid occupied a special place among Pohnpei's evening entertainment options. Club Cupid, August 1999. Photo: S.Jacques StrattonThough travelers seeking a true immersion in Micronesian culture considered "touristy" any drinkin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 04, 2019 12:05
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