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Paul  Christensen Paul Christensen's blog:
So the 11,000 word prologue to my new novel ‘The Thresher’ covers the period 1977-81. Now I am starting work on the main section, currently moving through 1982.

1982:

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First Blood
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Fitzcarraldo
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Published on February 25, 2018 17:28 • 1 view
Gabe Redel Gabe Redel's blog:
It Will Visit
by Gabe Redel


I know of this creature
that is crawling my way.
It has the remains of those it had last visited
stuck to its arms and legs.

Its nose is low to the ground
following my scent like a stray dog.

Slowly, it moves, but it is sure to come.
It will get here. It will arrive.
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Published on February 25, 2018 17:23 • 19 views
Misty Griffin Misty Griffin's blog:
I left the Amish 12 years ago after being sexually abused by the bishop. Over the past years, I have been so frustrated to see that our society cringes away from stories about child abuse and sexual assault among strict Christian churches. I am a Christian and feel sad that more Christians are no... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 17:20 • 7 views
Pack Brown Pack Brown's blog:
The words in that title are more terrifying than I thought they would be. I'm not one to usually worry about what others think of me. However, in this case, my fate is entirely in the hands of the readers. I plan to do my best to be transparent along the process; so, please, feel free to ask me a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 16:57 • 6 views
Sean  Kennedy Sean Kennedy's blog:
In 1987, Eileen Kernaghan came to my school and talked to selected english students about writing.

I was told to go, by my English teacher.

She gave a fantastic lesson about writing and storytelling, and took the time to speak with each student in turn, until there was only the weird kid at the b... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 16:47 • 7 views
R.K. King R.K. King's blog:
These days my weekdays generally look like this; 8 hr day job, followed by a couple hrs writing at home, then dinner and, if lucky, squeeze in an episode of whatever TV show I'm watching (currently Black Mirror) before bed. Then the weekend, where I generally write/study/market/etc most of the da... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 16:35 • 28 views
Joseph Hirsch Joseph Hirsch's blog:
The science fiction writer William Gibson once told a story about how during the composition of his famous book Neuromancer he went to see the Ridley Scott film Blade Runner, which was based very loosely on the novel Do Androids dream of electronic Sheep? by Philip K. Dick. Gibson relates how dis... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 16:34 • 11 views
Ted  Roberts Ted Roberts's blog:
THE INTRODUCTION...

As promised, I will, over the next week or two, be showing a few chapters from my new, upcoming Christian, Theological book, called: "The Church and the Five-Fold Ministry: Should we put our trust in man?" So, to begin with, you are seeing my new book cover; and, here is the I... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 16:33 • 1 view
Billy Ray Chitwood Billy Ray Chitwood's blog:
The Mission of Hope

Where have all the ‘Mother Teresas’ gone?

Are there no more Francis of Assisis’?

No more Billy Grahams?

Can we not see our Nation and our World in crisis? Wars all over the globe? Power brokers in every corner of the earth? Souls void, empty of caring and feeling, cutting off head... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 16:03 • 24 views
Jay S. Levy Jay S. Levy's blog:
Just 4 days away from a new publication on Trauma, Homelessness, and effective interventions on all levels- From Direct Care to Policy and Systems change!

Cross-Cultural Dialogues on Homelessness From Pretreatment Strategies to Psychologically Informed Environments by Jay S Levy Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 15:58 • 9 views
Barbara J. Meredith Barbara J. Meredith's blog:




Goodreads Book Giveaway






Daisy and Friends


by Barbara J. Meredith




Giveaway ends March 12, 2018.



See the giveaway details
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Enter Giveaway


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Published on February 25, 2018 15:41 • 18 views
Emily Larkin Emily Larkin's blog:
A few years ago I wrote a Regency romance called The Spinster’s Secret that had a pair of secondary characters who fell in love: an impoverished widow (Cecy) and a baronet (Gareth) who’d lost an arm at Waterloo.

That particular novel belonged to another couple, but I’ve always wanted to write a no... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 15:35 • 8 views
Hallett German Hallett German's blog:
Feel free to download Chapters 1-4 of the Dhammpada Handbook. The Dhammapada as told through paraphrases, original commentary, prose, and stories!!! ''

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Published on February 25, 2018 15:26 • 6 views
F.E. Feeley Jr. F.E. Feeley Jr.'s blog:

 


 


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I am super excited to bring you my latest novel, Closer:


Maplewood, Vermont is a picturesque town filled with unique shops, unique homes, and a quaint familiarity all centered around a lake with an unusual history.


Legends, old as well as Urban, float around like the mist t...

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Published on February 25, 2018 15:24 • 12 views
Dion Perry Dion Perry's blog:
Things have been really moving of late. I found two experienced writers who were willing to do a review of my Clarke island book which I have tentatively titled: Island Life. I am still waiting for one, but the other one was very positive. I was able to incorporate some of the suggestions without... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 15:23 • 14 views
Barbara Underwood Barbara Underwood's blog:
What’s in a name? A common question with answers that run surprisingly deep. Names are like brands or images, and a name that’s easy to remember, stands out or has a nice ring to it immediately have a positive effect on those who hear or read the name. Why else do many celebrities (and authors!)... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 15:02 • 28 views
John L. Steadman John L. Steadman's blog:
Time Lines give us a sobering view of human civilization and, in fact, can make a person very pessimistic.

If the time is extended back far enough, humankind disappears & we are looking at vast periods of time with their earthly & cosmic upheavals and we cannot help but think ahead a few... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 14:55 • 9 views
H.L. Nighbor H.L. Nighbor's blog:

I'm really excited about Goodread's Blog Feature and decided that I wanted to keep my readers and friends updated on what's happening in my world. My plan is check in weekly and keep you up to date.

RT Booklovers Convention:

I am excited to announce that I will be attending this year's RT Booklo...

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Published on February 25, 2018 14:03 • 6 views
Roger DeBlanck Roger DeBlanck's blog:
It’s been nearly a year since my last blog post. In that time, a lot of progress has been made on the journey of what will become my next novel. As I mentioned in my last post from April 7, 2017, this new project will focus on the antebellum and Civil War era and most specifically on enslaved Afr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 14:35 • 29 views
Chase Taylor Hackett Chase Taylor Hackett's blog:
For anyone interested in my dog or pictures of my dog, or Tommy (especially Tommy), stop by My Fiction Nook --
http://www.myfictionnook.com/2018/02/...
If you don't dawdle, there may still be a book giveaway going on. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 14:35 • 10 views
Paul Sveen Paul Sveen's blog:
My first novel, “The Angels’s Claw,” is about Angel’s., so was my first play. If you’ve ever struggled with your past or forgiving or understanding why you can’t seem to move forward; please watch my play “Tunnel Vision,” know that you are a miracle, and you are here to shine.
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Published on February 25, 2018 14:34 • 7 views
Kyle Winters Kyle Winters's blog:

Hey there! This is my first blog post on my new blog. What is it about? Nothing, really. It's just a boring old test.

I guess I could make it about something. I am now a Goodreads Author! Is this crazy? Yes. Is this awesome? Double yes. Do I feel a massive amount of pressure to release some work i...

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Published on February 25, 2018 14:29 • 6 views
David Ravenwood David Ravenwood's blog:
After the mass shooting at a high school in Florida,the CEO of the NRA publicly stated that people who want more gun control want to take away the second amendment and destroy all of our basic rights. Another NRA leader said the media loves mass shootings. Are they kidding? I’m afraid not. These... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 14:26 • 37 views
Erin  Adams Erin Adams's blog:
I yell too much. I know this because my husband laughs whenever I raise my voice.  He’s completely desensitized. Anything and nothing can set me off—him wearing a shirt with a hole in it; the way he brushes his teeth (WRONG); him eating my ice cream after I told him he could eat my ice cream but... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 02, 2017 18:47 • 4 views
M.K. Alexander M.K. Alexander's blog:
A true story

It’s not easy being an empiricist these days. I cannot trust my own senses. I can no longer believe what I see, not since I learned how to use photoshop; not since I went to the movies either. It looks so real but it’s not. Digital effects…. so much for Phenomenalism.

My sense of tast... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 14:19 • 51 views
Paula Shablo Paula Shablo's blog:
May 4, 1970

Dear Diary,

Today is my birthday, and I am 10 years old. Double digits.

I don't feel any different. But, what the heck--cake and ice cream!

Great Grandpa sent me a card and a crisp, new five dollar bill. Usually I get $2.00 from him. He's the one who said "double digits". I guess that m... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 14:01 • 13 views
T.A. Young T.A. Young's blog:
Passion.

We were sitting in our favorite haunt, the place we go to discuss T.A.'s writing and to brainstorm about future creations. He had sent me a story about a man and woman who met in a bar in France. After an evening of talk, they wound up in a room, with music and a bottle of something fine.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 14:11 • 9 views
D.P. Vent D.P. Vent's blog:
The, (not so), outraged middle
By D P Vent

I am a slightly right leaning moderate. I don’t identify as a Democrat, who have a couple of good ideas and a whole bunch of bad ones, and expect us to pay for all of it. I am likewise, not a disciple of the Republican party, who have their heads buried so... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 13:45 • 14 views
James Litherland James Litherland's blog:
I want to thank Linda and Mererid for their reviews of Uncertain Murder. And say that the free run for Whispers of the Dead has been going so well, I’ve made the first novel in the Slowpocalypse series free for a while too. If you don’t already have Certain Hypothetical, grab a copy while you can... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 13:05 • 12 views
J.K. Ellem J.K. Ellem's blog:
“Non Stop Excitement. Couldn't put it down. I loved the lead character. She is a strong kick ass woman, yet has a vulnerable side to her. Action packed. Never a dull moment. Nail biter throughout. Must read. Can't wait for more with this character.”
— Amazon Reviewer

Deadly Touch fast-read is out N... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 13:23 • 21 views
William L. Ingram William L. Ingram's blog:
Finding Heaven In The Dark is about waking up on the inside. Wisdom is part knowledge and part love. Spiritual Wisdom is our greatest wealth because it produces virtues like Patience, Courage, and Love that build a character that is strong and resilient – that gets better instead of bitter during... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 13:07 • 27 views
Michelle Dare Michelle Dare's blog:

Eeeeppp! Parker is finally here! He's not only hot as hell, he loves with his whole heart. Astoria is the only woman he's ever had feelings for and he's determined to tell her the truth about what happened that fateful day. Check out what readers are saying.


"Where I Am is a journey of healing, a...

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Published on February 25, 2018 13:03 • 10 views
Clarissa Simmens Clarissa Simmens's blog:
Seahorse riding in on the tide
Galloping along a sun-struck beach
Slowing into an elegant glide

Hummingbird pecking in a field of corn
Slowly hiking its sweet way home
Passing many faces so forlorn

Mixture of four elements
In a rebellion of DNA
Where sky is below
And night is day

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Published on February 25, 2018 12:49 • 8 views
Mirta Ines Trupp Mirta Ines Trupp's blog:
"...Its interesting, because the first half of the book follows the entire Abramowitz Family. It doesn't really become "Leah's Journey" until the second half of the book. And I liked the rest of the family and their journey. So I was really enjoying all of them. One of the things I really liked a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 12:34 • 9 views
Lisette Kristensen Lisette Kristensen's blog:
I have a new release coming on March 15th.

It is called JET Ambush. It will be part of Russell Blake's JET series over at Amazon's Kindle Worlds.

It is an espionage thriller and runs about 90 pages. I am looking for ARC reviewers for GoodReads more than Amazon.

The target date to have it to you is... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 12:09 • 9 views
Jean Harkin Jean Harkin's blog:
Are readers trying to escape into sci-fi and fantasy? Has escapist literature surged ahead of other fiction genres? I wondered if others have noticed this trend, and do they theorize, as I do, that the times we live in are so full of existential dread that readers are fleeing to other realities—e... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 11:52 • 10 views
Kaylin McFarren Kaylin McFarren's blog:
Kaylin McFarrenFrom an obsessed writer who's been at it for years and continues to struggle even today, I wave a hand and say good luck. Becoming a successful author, whether you're self-published or have gone the "normal" route, is not a cost-free endeavor...and in MOST cases, it's not a miracle that happens... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 11:42 • 31 views
Mike Thorn Mike Thorn's blog:
Curtis Freeman of Cedar Hollow Horror Reviews had me on to talk about Darkest Hours, horror movies and other stuff.

Check it out.
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Published on February 25, 2018 11:39 • 8 views
Math Bird Math Bird's blog:
Perfect Little Stitches and Other StoriesPerfect Little Stitches and Other Stories by Deborah Sheldon

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



Perfect Little Stitches and other stories
is an eclectic mix of horror and dark fantasy tales. You know you’re in good hands from the offset. Sheldon is a writer who knows what she’s doing in this collection of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 11:33 • 15 views
Brian Burt Brian Burt's blog:





On a fundamental level, writing fiction is an intimate act. It's about trying to reach out and affect readers at their core; to inspire a visceral reaction, to make them consider (or reconsider) closely held beliefs. For many writers, it's also about self-expression and self-examination -- about... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 11:45 • 25 views
Elizabeth    Fisher Elizabeth Fisher's blog:
With becoming a writer, I’ve had to learn all sorts of new coping skills: How to be humble after a good review. How to keep my ego above water after a bad review. How to bargain with myself to get a chapter written (a piece a chocolate every five paragraphs works well). How to talk a stranger int... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 11:10 • 9 views
Amanda Hamm Amanda Hamm's blog:
I’m going to risk sounding arrogant and admit that rereading my own books is fun. I don’t mean reading a book I’m currently working on. I don’t mean editing or proofreading. I do enjoy that – I wouldn’t be a writer if I didn’t enjoy it – but I wouldn’t call it fun. I mean going back to reread som... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 11:10 • 23 views
Kat Colburn Kat Colburn's blog:
I've been struggling for awhile now with writing. I'm working on a new book - think a different spin on Hollywood meets Regular Joe, with horses, and cowboy hats.

When I wrote Company Ink I had such a strong sense of who Dani and Dan were, why they belonged together, and the conflict(s) that kept... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 10:43 • 7 views
Mary Catelli Mary Catelli's blog:
Holy God, we praise thy Name;
Lord of all, we bow before thee!
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Published on February 25, 2018 10:07 • 12 views
Jason  Parent Jason Parent's blog:
One of my favorite Goodreads groups, Horror Aficionados has invited me to do a Group Read of What Hides Within starting March 1st. In honor of that, I have lowered the price for the book to 99 cents from now through March 2nd.

Here are the links to the Group Read and the book on Amazon if you'd li... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 10:05 • 9 views
Rayne Dowell Rayne Dowell's blog:
*** Please note, url links are not linked in this blog post, to access the links please visit www.raynedowell.com/blog ***

In this blog post we’re going to delve into the topic of Dreams, Dream Meanings and States of Consciousness - because for HSPs vivid dreams are something most of us experience... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 10:03 • 9 views
Loretta Livingstone Loretta Livingstone's blog:
I was so honoured to be invited by well-respected historical fiction author Helen Hollick Helen Hollick to be a guest on her blog a few days ago.

Come on over and chat with both of us there.

https://www.goodreads.com/author_blog... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 10:00 • 11 views
Dan Grible Dan Grible's blog:
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Published on February 25, 2018 09:57 • 31 views
Gregory V. Boulware Gregory V. Boulware's blog:
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...Are WE LIVING IN DANGEROUS TIMES?
HALLOW II - A Portentous Epoch of Sagacious Redolence and Epiphany

From The Platforms of "BoulwarePublications"
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'There Is No 'God' but 'God!'"
“The Spirit of The Soul and The D... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 25, 2018 09:54 • 59 views
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