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Manisha Gupta Manisha Gupta's blog:
DOING NOTHING or nurturing an overwhelming dislike to all kinds of profitable labour, as Washington Irving wrote of his indolent hero Rip Van Winkle – can be deceptive.....

Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, the last prince of an ancient Sicilian line, appeared to do nothing for most of his life, an i... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2018 09:31 • 17 views
L.A. Casey L.A. Casey's blog:
Hey everyone,

This is just a quick update to let anyone who is interested know that DAMIEN, book five in my Slater Brothers series, is releasing on March 20th, 2018, and it is currently available to pre-order from Amazon, iTunes, Kobo and B&N.


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Published on January 20, 2018 08:22 • 13 views
Dianna Dorisi Winget Dianna Dorisi Winget's blog:
After several years without a new book, I'm SO excited to share my new middle grade, Just Left of Lucky. It tackles the topics of homelessness and poverty, but has lightness and hope, too ... and a dog! (A super cute one, I might add!) Check out the cover below.

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Published on January 20, 2018 08:23 • 19 views
Warren Fahy Warren Fahy's blog:
Face of the Day – Chinese water dragon: https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2655/40...
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Published on January 20, 2018 08:08 • 9 views
Kasia Bacon Kasia Bacon's blog:
The Mutt turns one today! So I'm celebrating with a little swag giveaway. Also, the short is FREE this weekend (20-21 Jan).
Happy Anniversary to Lochan & Ervyn!
And me. :-)

Check out my giveaway here: http://kasiabacon.wixsite.com/orderse... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2018 08:06 • 10 views
A.M. Madden A.M. Madden's blog:
Meet Luca Benedetto, the book boyfriend readers are dubbing Mr. Romantic. Get ready to swoon! Be sure to get your copy of the man who is #bringingromanceback.

Scoring Mr. Romeo
Scoring Mr. Romeo by A.M. Madden

"Madden and Schwehm are a dynamic duo bringing us swoon-worthy, sexy and charming heroes that we won't ever forget." Wit... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2018 07:56 • 27 views
Jordan Leger Jordan Leger's blog:
Sneak peak of My Eyes Saw You, book 1
Colton and Samantha at work. Enjoy!!!

She walks past me to check the ice bin. When she looks up, she catches me staring in the mirror at her. The bin shuts but she doesn’t turn to me.
“You’ll need to stop staring. You’re making this funny feeling crawl up my s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2018 07:56 • 11 views
Edward Kendrick Edward Kendrick's blog:
The Man on the Balcony
https://www.jms-books.com/romance-c-2...

Mark is a man on the horns of a dilemma. He's in the midst of a five-year affair with a married man and he wants out ... but isn’t sure he can give up his lover.

Austin, who lives in the apartment building across the street from Mark,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2018 07:50 • 9 views
Paul Colt Paul Colt's blog:
What do you get when you take the concept for a detective series and turn it into a western? You get a classic, Have Gun Will Travel. CBS paired it with Gunsmoke on Saturday nights and had a ratings winner on their hands. As good as Gunsmoke was, for my money, Have Gun Will Travel was better.

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Published on January 20, 2018 07:49 • 10 views
Joe Milazzo Joe Milazzo's blog:
A new, revised edition of Crepuscule W/Nellie is coming February 2018 from Civil Coping Mechanisms.

Learn more, read an excerpt and access a teaching guide at http://copingmechanisms.net/portfolio/crepuscule-w-nellie-by-joe-milazzo/. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2018 07:08 • 9 views
Dan Taulapapa McMullin Dan Taulapapa McMullin's blog:
I will be present at a screening of my appropriation film 100 Tikis on February 22nd at National University of Samoa, sponsored by Samoan Studies. 100 Tikis will also screen during the Rochefort Pacifique: Festival cinéma et littérature du Pacifique Sud, in Rochefort, France, from March 29th to A... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2018 06:22 • 8 views
L.  Powell L. Powell's blog:
Hi guys!

I haven't been on here for a while what with christmas and new year (and life generally being hectic), so I thought that it was time that I gave a quick update on what I have been up to.

Perfect Disaster (The Perfect, #3) by L. Powell
Perfect Disaster released in December 2017, and the feedback that I have had so far has been amazin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2018 06:13 • 20 views
Joanna Kafarowski Joanna Kafarowski's blog:
Now that I'm in the full swing of the book promotional tour, I'm happy to report that I'm having a blast. An unexpected delight has been the strong interest from book clubs across North America. I just participated in a virtual book club based in California but with members from all over the worl... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2018 06:12 • 10 views
Oliviu Craznic Oliviu Craznic's blog:
Oliviu Craznic 332. Diversitate: opusul iremediabil al perfecțiunii.

Oliviu Crâznic, autorul volumelor:

....Și la sfârșit a mai rămas coșmarul (...And Then The Nightmare Came At Last) by Oliviu Craznic
Comandă aici:
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Varianta electronică poate fi comandată aici:
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Ceasul fantasmelor (The Witching Hour) by Oliviu Craznic
Comandă aici:
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Published on January 20, 2018 06:04 • 22 views
Steve Joyce Steve Joyce's blog:
My article on the silent film adaptation of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is now online:

http://robert-louis-stevenson.org/wp-...

See page 57.

Originally this piece was earmarked for book publication as one chapter of many (with a group of other writers). That fell through. This was, oh, five or six years... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2018 04:45 • 9 views
Giulia Lagomarsino Giulia Lagomarsino's blog:
I challenge each of you to write a review for the books you read. I recently received a one star rating on one of my books and it infuriated me. Not because of the rating, but because there was no review to go with the rating. Now I am left to wonder what the one reader hated so much about the bo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2018 04:02 • 13 views
Joey Madia Joey Madia's blog:
Several years ago, I was given my county Chamber of Commerce’s President’s Award. The following day, a newspaper article about the award opened with the question, “What does business have to do with the arts?”
This is a question that many of us who have produced theatre have been asked. My answer?... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2018 03:49 • 30 views
Peggy Jaeger Peggy Jaeger's blog:

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Saturday Seven


There are some authors I will put on my Amazon buy list without ever reading the blurb of the newest book they are releasing. It doesn’t matter what the book is about, I just know that it will be an enjoyable read no matter what the plotline. Truly. These women could...

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Published on January 20, 2018 02:42 • 36 views
Ronald McGowan Ronald McGowan's blog:
On 15 September 1805, a twelve-year old girl wrote to her old governess:

“Papa, Mama, Aunts C- and J-, Miss Sharpe and myself set out on Tuesday for Worthing in Sussex, where Miss S will stay some time, for her eyes, but Papa, Mama & I return in about a week…… I enjoy the thoughts of sea-bathi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2018 02:48 • 9 views
Vivian Waring Vivian Waring's blog:
When a child disappears without trace, each member of the family is plagues with feelings of guilt.
This is a gripping story that takes the reader on a journey to the edge of despair, tinged with fleeting moments of happiness and the jagged edge of joy.

An emotional roller coaster to the gripping c... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2018 01:29 • 22 views
Keta Kendric Keta Kendric's blog:
No author wants negative reviews. But, there is a positive you can take from negative reviews. Some provide constructive criticism about aspects of your writing that you may not have been aware of. Some give insight into plot issues you may have missed. Some even give you ideas on your next book.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 19, 2018 23:12 • 11 views
Clinton A. Seeber Clinton A. Seeber's blog:
Damn it! I almost forgot to tell you all about this free five day give away. There's only a couple of days left - so hurry!
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01H4ULNPE
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Published on January 19, 2018 22:50 • 25 views
K.L. Burnham K.L. Burnham's blog:
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Published on January 19, 2018 21:27 • 9 views
Anna James Zeigler Anna James Zeigler's blog:
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Published on January 14, 2018 19:27 • 8 views
Matthew McAndrew Matthew McAndrew's blog:
Hey everyone! I'm running a giveaway for my book through this week! Three lucky participants will get a free copy! Use this link to enter: https://giveaway.amazon.com/p/5d3c2ec... Good luck and may the odds be ever in your favor! Headshot Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 19, 2018 20:44 • 10 views
Helene Cardona Helene Cardona's blog:
You're invited to join Martha Rhodes, Hélène Cardona, John FitzGerald, Carolyn Tipton, Stephen Kessler at Beyond Baroque for An Enchanted Reading of Poetry & Translations!

Saturday January 20th @ 8PM at Beyond Baroque
beyondbaroque.org/calendar.html

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Published on January 19, 2018 18:41 • 77 views
Gail Gauthier Gail Gauthier's blog:
I caught up on my Horn Book reading during my retreat week earlier this month, though I appear to have lost one issue. At any rate, here are the books I read about that I’m particularly interested in:

July/August 2017

The Special Ones by Em Bailey. When my kids were young, I read a lot of edgy, int... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 19, 2018 18:24 • 15 views
Phyllis Babrove Phyllis Babrove's blog:
I want to thank everyone who takes the time to enter one of my giveaways. I wish there could be more winners. I also want to thank those who take the time to leave a review of the book for other readers. I appreciate that very much as I know how busy everyone is.

All 3 of my books are available o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 19, 2018 18:20 • 9 views
Janette Kirchner Janette Kirchner's blog:
Athena went in search (it wasn’t much of a search considering the first place she tried was his office) of Cullen. She knew they needed to find Samson. When she opened the door, Athena heard that he was having a meeting about that exact topic. She snuck in to the back and behind the door, reminis... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 19, 2018 18:19 • 29 views
Jocelynn Drake Jocelynn Drake's blog:
We are only a week away from the release of Dantès Unglued, book 2 of the Ward Security series. I thought I'd offer up two pieces of fun, good news today. First, if you have not tried the first book in the Ward Security series, Psycho Romeo , it is now in the Kindle Unlimited program. If you are... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 19, 2018 17:54 • 32 views
Sandy Appleyard Sandy Appleyard's blog:

What is it like to write a bookSounds like an easy enough question, but I suppose every author has a different answer.  For me, I get asked it often enough, I thought I would answer it here.  My response may surprise you.


What is it like to write a book?

Let me re-word that.  What is it like to finish a book…many authors start p...

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Published on January 13, 2018 05:30 • 7 views
Alexandra García Galván Alexandra García Galván's blog:
Hey, everyone! I normally don't post ANYTHING here, but that's something I intend to change because I don't want to be alone in this, because the Goodreads community seems to be extraordinary, and because it's time for my social anxiety to get out of the way... for now... I don't know how much th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 19, 2018 18:08 • 26 views
R. Cyril West R. Cyril West's blog:
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Have you read my novel "The Thin Wall" ? Learn More Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 19, 2018 17:43 • 11 views
Cassie James Cassie James's blog:
A Curse of Flames (Fae Academy Book 2)A Curse of Flames by Sophia Shade

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review, This doesn't in any way influence my opinion on it.

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A Curse of Flames by Sophia Shade is the second book in the amazing Curse of Fire series. After the crazy finale of the first book, I w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 19, 2018 17:38 • 18 views
Aubrey Law Aubrey Law's blog:
“Resist me witch and you shall endure pain unique to your gender before you die,” said Jonas. “Allow me to savor your blood in peace and I promise a painless journey to the Lake of Fire when your time to depart this world comes.”
Painless journey to the Lake of Fire? That’s the most ridiculous and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 19, 2018 17:09 • 13 views
Robin M. Helm Robin M. Helm's blog:
Excerpt from my new WIP

Elizabeth sat alone, smiling as she watched the couples dancing gracefully around the floor. Occasionally, she nibbled at the cooky she held, taking comfort in the richness of the sweet almond confection. As she was a great favourite of Longbourn’s cook, Mrs. Bailey, who ha...
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Published on January 19, 2018 16:22 • 18 views
Suzanne Rindell Suzanne Rindell's blog:

I’ve been busy! Between defending my dissertation (yay! Finally!), wrapping up EAGLE & CRANE edits, copyedits, etc, and prepping things for the book’s publication later this year – not to mention sneaking in time to start writing something new (we writers always have to be working on somethin...

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Published on January 19, 2018 15:37 • 14 views
Jaqueline Stone Jaqueline Stone's blog:
Welcome back family to another Earthly Vibe blog! Last week I shared how Red Agates can help keep you grounded through the new year. That being said, I wanted to keep the rock rolling (HA, get it!), by sharing the benefits of Jet Stones and why everyone should have one. Jet stones aren't even con... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 19, 2018 15:42 • 177 views
Crystal Marcos Crystal Marcos's blog:
Bartholomew Buggins A Zombie with Different Cravings by Crystal Marcos Crystal Marcos


2 new honors makes 5 for Bartholomew Buggins to date!

2018 Florida Book Festival, Honorable Mention in the Children's Category

2017 Pinnacle Book Achievement Awards, Winner Best Books in the Children's Category

2017 Northern California Book Festival, Honorable Mention in the Children's Category

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Published on January 19, 2018 14:34 • 46 views
Roger Bradbury Roger Bradbury's blog:
Words out Loud – Friday, February 2, 2018, 7-8 PM
Artists and Makers Studios 1
11810 Parklawn Drive, Suite 210 Rockville, MD 20852
In the Compass Atelier – Studio/Classroom 11 http://artistsandmakersstudios.com Come Early, Stay Late
Featuring for Art Exhibit Openings and Refreshments, 6 – 9 PM
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Published on January 19, 2018 14:16 • 10 views
Mary Lawrence Mary Lawrence's blog:
I'm pleased to announce the chosen title for book 4 in the Bianca Goddard Mysteries. ,The Alchemist of Lost Souls No publication date has been set, but the manuscript is done.
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Published on January 19, 2018 13:59 • 8 views
P.  Nelson P. Nelson's blog:
���I thought it was a really nice gesture.��� Diego assured Sage as she packed up the rest of the uneaten cake and walked back to the fridge. He had been repairing one of the spanking benches downstairs when Noel came racing into the dungeon like his ass was on fire demanding they all go up to th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 19, 2018 13:44 • 9 views
Christine Anna Kirchoff Christine Anna Kirchoff's blog:
“Dyl…”

The bathroom door opened and there he was. In a towel. Dylan. Towel. My brain kind of shut down for a second. His hair was wet and his chest was shiny with droplets of water. Dylan was no longer the tall scrawny kid. That was a fact. A definite fact.

“What…” His eyes went wide. “Tevy.”

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Published on January 19, 2018 13:41 • 14 views
Bruce Rose Bruce Rose's blog:

Old Cover




New Cover

When I was doing DBML with Long Haul, I got some feedback on how to rework the cover from Am4u. This is what I came up with. I like the new version because I can see more of Ryker's epic body but also the truck looks more like a truck and less like a train.
What do you think?
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Published on January 19, 2018 13:32 • 11 views
Richard Rensberry Richard Rensberry's blog:
This weekend Jan. 20 & 21, Goblin's Goop e-Book is available to download at no cost from Amazon.
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MBR Bookwatch: September 2017
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Published on January 19, 2018 13:27 • 27 views
David  Dwan David Dwan's blog:
After taking quite a while, the muse has finally struck again. Having read through some of my completed short stories and looking through my notes for some others I discovered a few hidden gems. I had forgotten many of them and it has really sparked off my creativity once again. So with luck my n... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 19, 2018 13:24 • 9 views
Edward J. Lehner Edward J. Lehner's blog:
Here is an update on my new project. I don't have a title yet, so, for now, let's just call it 'A Journey'. It's a road trip book as well as a trip of personal growth that takes the reader from eastern Iowa to San Francisco. On the way, my protagonist, Russell, encounters many unplanned adventure... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 19, 2018 13:18 • 9 views
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