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Hugh Howey Hugh Howey's blog:

Does it feel like we’re at war with ourselves? Like the world is split into two groups, and we can’t stop fighting? It might feel like this is getting worse and worse, despite the civil wars and world wars of the past. But what if the constant fighting across these great societal divides is not a...

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Published on August 22, 2017 17:53 • 1 view
Terry Odell Terry Odell's blog:

I ran this recipe back in 2011, on my old blog. I thought it was worth revisiting. Although Mom used strawberries, you can use the fruit of your choice.

Glazed Almond Torte (with Strawberries)

Mom's Almond Torte with Strawberriesamaretti cookiesIngredients:
1 c blanched almonds, (5 oz)
c sugar
4 eggs
cup macaroon cookie crumbs (Mom uses Amaretti...

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Published on August 22, 2017 23:05 • 1 view
Rhonda Parrish Rhonda Parrish's blog:







I love this cover!


How can you not love this cover?


As you can see this lovely cover is for Wendy Nikel’s forthcoming time travel novella, The Continuum, which I had the pleasure of acquiring and editing for World Weaver Press.


The official description for The Continuum is:


Elise Morley is an expert...

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Published on August 22, 2017 23:18 • 1 view
Jami Davenport Jami Davenport's blog:

Here’s what reviewers are saying about Sacked in Seattle:

“Wow, I absolutely loved this book from start to finish, I was totally hooked from the first page and read it in one sitting.” – Sweet & Spicy Readers

“Highly recommend this one, the stunning story line will grip you from the first pag...

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Published on August 22, 2017 18:02 • 1 view
Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson's blog:

We have some exciting news coming to you this fall, and no, this is not about Oathbringer (this time). The Black Piper, a cinematic band from Provo, Utah, has composed their debut album Kaladin. And as you might have guessed, this original book soundtrack was inspired by The Way of Kings. They ar...

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Published on August 22, 2017 11:09 • 2 views
Maggie Stiefvater Maggie Stiefvater's blog:










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I drew on some dead things for friend-Christmas-presents this year.

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Published on August 22, 2017 22:36 • 2 views
Richelle E. Goodrich Richelle E. Goodrich's blog:

I stand in the night and stare up at a lone star, wondering what love means. You whisper your desire—do I love you? I dare say yes. But my eyes drift back to that solitary star; my mind is plagued with intimate uncertainty.

What art thou, Love? Tell me.

I contemplate what I know—the qualities... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2017 22:24 • 28 views
Jayson Derowitsch Jayson Derowitsch's blog:
In writing the parts for the relationships, I felt the theme of Bitterness versus Sweetness was an appropriate inclusion. If you haven’t already guessed this, the name Marah actually means bitter, and the name Pamela actually means sweet. So how does this word picture develop the gospel message?... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2017 21:52 • 20 views
Laura Shapiro Kramer Laura Shapiro Kramer's blog:
A record kept on a regular basis aboard ship is called a log. The term comes from the fact that these records were originally kept by inscribing information onto shingles cut from logs and hinged so they opened like books.


Comparisons between what we expected to our current reality, or comparing o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2017 21:45 • 10 views
Susan Lynn Solomon Susan Lynn Solomon's blog:
I’ve spoken before of how I shudder when staring at a blank page. Start of a new story, start of a new chapter in a novel being written, it’s been the same thing. Yesterday I finished writing chapter 21 of the new Emlyn Goode novel. 56,000 words behind me. I inserted a blank page, typed “Chapter... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2017 21:25 • 1 view
Kira Bloom Kira Bloom's blog:
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The moment I saw her on that site, she was mine.
The second she laid eyes on me and realized who I was, she hated me.
Felicity should thank me—I’ve just settled her father’s debt and screwed myself ten times over because I want her.
She claims she’ll... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2017 19:40 • 11 views
Sharon Kay Penman Sharon Kay Penman's blog:
I had a very good day, a long lunch with my friend Mary Glassman Jones and her sister, Kass; we somehow managed to eat a hearty meal while talking and laughing nonstop. I see my chiropractor tomorrow as he makes another attempt to get my rogue knee under control, and tonight I am in the middle of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2017 19:17 • 24 views
Jaylee Balch Jaylee Balch's blog:
Commandment Three: Dragons are real
Never forget it!
We used to go to exotic places in the hills, climb mountains and take long drives looking for dragons. That sense of adventure and thrill, the endless imaginings and peeking into dark places, teaches you a lot about your children. You soon come...
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Published on August 22, 2017 19:08 • 24 views
Joseph J. Miccolis Joseph J. Miccolis's blog:
The process of becoming a writer and making a work publishable can be long and stressful. See this interview from Frank McKinley, Author and Shayla Raquel for valuable insight into the journey of writing and editing your story. A wonderful highlight is her interest in working with humble authors!... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2017 18:49 • 9 views
Emily Brewin Emily Brewin's blog:

Join me for a discussion about being a first time author and about my writing process, in the Journal Canteen at CAE over wine and cheese. I am interested in the cultural and social changes that occurred in Australia in the 1960s, and the stories that arose from the shift towards more progressive...

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Published on August 22, 2017 02:46 • 9 views
Serenity Snow Serenity Snow's blog:
Zhara's Fire is now available on Amazon but if you grab on Evernight you'll get a discount: http://www.evernightpublishing.com/zh...

Here's a teaser.

Ryle threw her a look, but she didn’t deny it. She wasn’t afraid of Zhara’s power—not the fire. Zhara’s sensual allure had indeed increased. The bat... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2017 18:33 • 21 views
Joel Furches Joel Furches's blog:
As it turns out, I am a blogger four-times-over!
I started a blog on 'Blogger' shortly before I hit my break working for Examiner. This was back before I did ANY professional or Freelance writing. At the time, I stopped blogging there, because the kinds of things I was writing about for free, Exam... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2017 18:25 • 45 views
Samantha  Prescott Samantha Prescott's blog:
"Without another thought, I don't hesitate to inch closer to him and rest my back on his chest. He's home to me now. Home in the sense of comfort, safety and where I'm free to flourish."

Selene- Taken Woke Reborn

Join me on FB and Twitter for daily picture quotes.
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Published on August 22, 2017 18:16 • 10 views
Daniel Clausen Daniel Clausen's blog:
Her breath comes heavy and labored. It's the summer of 2011, but I feel like a ghost inhabiting a future self. Or maybe this is my future self, mimicking a person that no longer exists.


I'm playing an old arcade version of the football game Blitz in the lobby of a movie theater in Edgewater, Flori... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2017 17:51 • 15 views
Cherise Wolas Cherise Wolas's blog:
"Debut author Wolas's sure hand applies layer upon layer of precisely meshed poetic and cinematic scenes to realize a life of such quiet majesty and original consideration of family interplay that she does the impossible. Readers will not only mourn coming to the end, they will feel compelled to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2017 17:46 • 10 views
E.J. Morelli E.J. Morelli's blog:
Finding Love by E. J. Morelli

Finding herself in a life or death situation, Wendy is swept out of harm’s way by a man she believes is concealing an evil plan. She discovers she couldn’t be more wrong. Feeling isolated since childhood, Wendy has shut herself out, keeping her heart under close wraps... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2017 17:38 • 19 views
J.J. Falco J.J. Falco's blog:
“Why have we come, Makwa?” asks the boy.

The bottom edge of the sun is still inches above the surface of the great river. Standing several yards from the muddy bank, the man turns to his son and says, “To see if we might catch a glimpse of Minikwe-abe. I believe he will come to take your grandfath... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2017 17:27 • 12 views
Rival Gates Rival Gates's blog:
Well, yesterday you are probably aware we had a solar eclipse. I live in Nebraska and could not help but be affected by it. Just examining the event itself, it was one of those celestial moments that comes once in a lifetime. To actually see the sun blotted out by the moon was a phenomenon you re... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2017 16:49 • 51 views
Zachery Miller Zachery Miller's blog:
Be they bad or good, no matter. It's criticism, it's constructive, and I love the attention...;)
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Published on August 22, 2017 16:30 • 21 views
Ryan Michele Ryan Michele's blog:


Title: Bound by Vengeance

Series: Ravage MC Bound #3

Author: Ryan Michele

Genre: NA Romance/Suspense/MC 


Release Date: September 14, 2017

Cover Design by Cassy Roop at Pink Ink Designs

Photography by Wander Aguiar Photography

Models: Jonny James & Desiree Crossmann




















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Published on August 22, 2017 16:07 • 11 views
Mark  Hayes Mark Hayes's blog:
Passing place is on a Kindle countdown sale for only 99p or 99c depending if you use .co.uk or .com when you go to Amazon

It ends on Friday this week, and in a moment of rubbishness on my part I missed this post of my list of things to do last Friday. But never fear it is still available at the s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2017 15:12 • 23 views
Eve Dangerfield Eve Dangerfield's blog:
So here's a sliver of the awesomeness that is my new cover for  If you'd like to see the whole glorious thing please subscribe to my newsletter Living Dangerfieldy. Trust me it's fire  Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2017 14:51 • 8 views
R. Gadd R. Gadd's blog:
Okay, I know I've been dragging my feet with this last book... I'm a writer, so sue me 😆
Just thought you'd all like to know that I'm more than half way through writing Broken Chord; there's about ten chapters to write then I'm officially done with it. Will let you all know when it's out there.
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Published on August 22, 2017 14:44 • 9 views
Angel Rose Angel Rose's blog:
Hey everyone,

My New book Murder in Cazenovia is doing well. Beta readers love it so far. I took a road trip to Cazenovia, New York this past weekend. 4 hours away! It's a very, very small town! Beautiful and antiqueish! Is anyone from Syracuse, or Cazenovia or close by?
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Published on August 22, 2017 14:31 • 8 views
Billy Ray Chitwood Billy Ray Chitwood's blog:
August 22, 2017
Life and Choices


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Life and Choices

Which end of the rainbow holds the magic that will transform our lives? That proverbial ‘Pot of Gold’?

How far do we have to travel to find the elusive ends of those rainbows? It looks as though the ends...
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Published on August 22, 2017 14:24 • 64 views
M.N. Arzu M.N. Arzu's blog:
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Undercurrent – A Merfolk Myth

~ Extras ~


Extra Scene: Breakfast
This chapter is set between chapters 2 and 3. Scott is suspecting someone's been watching him, while the rest of the family is trying to adjust to his presence and the changes in their lives. But of course, being a family is much mo...

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Published on August 22, 2017 13:50 • 11 views
Lissa Marie Redmond Lissa Marie Redmond's blog:
I love books. I have always loved books, I love the way they feel in my hand, love the way they look on my shelves, I even love the way they smell. I was thoroughly against E-readers when they first came out. I said I’d never give up my paper books. Then I won a Nook at a benefit. Before I knew i... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2017 14:14 • 11 views
Jonathan Maas Jonathan Maas's blog:
Dion - Interview with Eric Klein - Promo
Hello! I was interviewed by Eric Klein about Dion: A Tale of the Highway! In honor of this - I am giving away ten free kindle copies!


Link to the interview: https://www.ericlklein.com/feature-fr...

Link to the get your free copy:
https://giveaway.amazon.com/p/24227a2...

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Published on August 22, 2017 14:09 • 10 views
Cécile Rischmann Cécile Rischmann's blog:
The first time I heard those words, I was confused. Be the best? Sure! Everyone wants to be their best. Be the worst? I never heard of anything like that before. So I asked for an explanation. No, I demanded an explanation.

My adviser smiled. ‘How many students are there in the Alliance Française... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2017 13:51 • 43 views
Rob Nunn Rob Nunn's blog:
Once everyone is done viewing today's solar eclipse, there's another important phenomenon happening:

YOU CAN BUY MY BOOK!

As of today, my book is available at the MX Publishing website!  If you would prefer to buy from a local independent bookstore, MX Publishing has also made it available to indep... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 21, 2017 10:27 • 11 views
Aminah Iman Aminah Iman's blog:
Hello Loves, welcome to this week’s Inside the Nations blog. As most of you know we at RedInk Pub are all coming together to write a book, Order From Chaos. This wonderful compilation has several heroes and villains from the RedInk universe and we are so excited to share it with you. Believe it o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2017 13:47 • 92 views
Larry  Benjamin Larry Benjamin's blog:
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“When he was young, he’d learned that words hurt, maimed, scarred. When he got older, he’d learned that words could also comfort, heal. But he’d never forgotten the first lesson. Perhaps that was why he’d chosen a career in finance: numbers. Numbers added up; they did not tear down.” From Black&a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2017 13:45 • 11 views
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