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Anna Sugg Anna Sugg's blog:

New Release from an Author Friend


I’m excited to introduce my friend and author, Kim McMahill. Kim grew up in Wyoming which is where she developed her sense of adventure and love of the outdoors. She started out writing non-fiction, but her passion for exotic world travel, outrageous adventures, stories of survival, and happily-... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 20, 2019 10:13
Lee Odden Lee Odden's blog:

7 Top B2B Influencer Marketing Trends for 2020

B2B influencer marketing trends 2020

B2B influencer marketing trends 2020 While there are some who think the expression "influencer" is an expired term, the role of influence on B2B buying decisions is irrefutable. According to the World Federation of Advertisers, 65% of multinational brands will increase influencer marketing spending in the next 12 months and there'... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 20, 2019 05:13
David Weinberger David Weinberger's blog:

Three Chaotic podcasts

My book Everyday Chaos launched last week. Yay! As part of the launch, I gave some talks and interviews. Here are three of the conversations, three three great interviewers: Leonard Lopate, WBAI Hidden Forces podcast Berkman Klein book talk, and conversation with Joi Ito:
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Published on May 20, 2019 16:21
Katherine Grey Katherine Grey's blog:

(Almost) Summer Treat

According to the calendar, summer doesn't start until June 21st. Memorial Day weekend is considered the unofficial start of summer. Since it was 83 degrees and a tiny bit humid yesterday and the temperature is forecast to be in the 70's today, I thought I'd share a fun summer treat a friend made... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 20, 2019 03:30
Christopher Snowdon Christopher Snowdon's blog:

Plain packaging - what happened?

In the first couple of years after plain packaging took effect in Australia, a number of studies were published claiming to find an immediate effect from the policy. Nearly all of them were co-authored by Melanie Wakefield, who was a leading advocate of plain packaging and was later given the job... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 20, 2019 07:41
Connie Corcoran Wilson Connie Corcoran Wilson's blog:

Beto O’Rourke Speaks in Davenport at the River Music Experience on May 20, 2019

Beto O’Rourke at the River Music Experience in Davenport (5/20/19).


Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke. (Bill Gluba, former Mayor of Davenport, to his right, in background.)


Beto O’Rourke.


River Music Experience, May 20, 2019, Davenport, Iowa.


Beto O’Rourke rally; May 20, 2018; Davenport,...

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Published on May 20, 2019 22:21
Lisa Morton Lisa Morton's blog:

WITCH HUNTS banned from Facebook

And now a few words from my co-author on Witch Hunts: A Graphic History of the Burning Times:

Adventures in Censorship
A blog post by Rocky Wood, 29 May 2013


On Tuesday US time Facebook notified Lisa Morton, Greg Chapman and myself that the Facebook page for our graphic novel, 'Witch Hunts: A Graphi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 29, 2013 00:00
Erin Klitzke Erin Klitzke's blog:

Writing livestream – 15 May 2019

This is the playback from my writing stream from 15 May 2019. I wrote up the second half of Lost and Found, chapter 30 during the stream.

The full chapter is available for my patrons at Patreon!

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Published on May 20, 2019 14:55
Alycia Linwood Alycia Linwood's blog:

Preorder Vampire Trial (Deadly Destiny, #5)

You can now preorder the final book in the Deadly Destiny series, Vampire Trial!



All Destiny wants is to save the one she loves and stop an evil force from invading her world. But the clock is ticking, and her task might turn out to be impossible...




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Published on May 20, 2019 16:57
Александр Александрович Розов Александр Александрович Розов's blog:

Мировой тренд: внушить человечеству, что оно - нищий на помойке.

Никакой адекватный человек не будет выступать за бездумные разбрасывание энергии, продовольствия, промтоваров, и природных ресурсов.
Но если у таких действий существует разумный предел.
Если экономия энергии, продовольствия, и промтоваров становится идефиксом, и подается как сверхзадача, в жертву к... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 20, 2019 02:39
Tara Sutphen Tara Sutphen's blog:

Moon Poetry

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Published on May 20, 2019 11:14
Dan Doboş Dan Doboş's blog:

Urzeala americană a tronurilor moldovenești

ATENȚIE MARE! SPOILERE LA GREU!!!


DACĂ NU AȚI URMĂRIT SERIALUL PÎNĂ LA CAPĂT, NU CITIȚI CELE CE URMEAZĂ!


 


Cu ochii cârpiți de somnul întrerupt la crăpatul de ziuă, nu mă pot țâne totuși să nu-mi dau și eu cu părerea despre ultimul sezon din Game of Thrones, producția HBO. Asta fiindcă ba mă zgândăr...

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Published on May 20, 2019 04:18
Maria McKenzie Maria McKenzie's blog:

Hawaiian Chicken

Summer is quickly approaching, and with summer comes vacation planning!

I don't know about you, but I'd love to go to Hawaii!  Unfortunately, with two kids in college, that won't happen any time soon. 

But I can always dream, and this Hawaiian Chicken recipe makes me feel like I'm there... well no... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 20, 2019 03:22
Gregory B. Sadler Gregory B. Sadler's blog:

Aristotelian Magnificence And Student Loans


Last weekend, Robert Smith, the commencement speaker at Morehouse College's graduation ceremony, announced a gift of major significance.  Every member of the graduating class would have all of their student loans paid off.  The average student debt, reported by Morehouse's president, is around $... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 20, 2019 17:43
Millenia Black Millenia Black's blog:

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Published on November 29, 2016 18:50
Michael  Watson Michael Watson's blog:

Roman Nose State Park & Lodge, OK

Last week, my wife and I stayed at three lodges in Oklahoma. This entry is about the first one, Roman Nose State Park, located in the northwest region of the state.

We made reservations to stay before schools got out. There were both pros and cons to doing this. One pro was that it was very quiet,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 20, 2019 09:20
Elizabeth Schechter Elizabeth Schechter's blog:

Works in Progress: Table of Stone and Forged in Fire, week eighteen

Okay, I’m calling it.

Table of Stone will NOT be done by the deadline of by Friday. I’m giving myself another month. Which is going to be interesting, because you know what is done on Friday?

School.

Well, technically, school actually ends a week from tomorrow. But the school where J attends want...

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Published on May 20, 2019 08:18
Rita Arens Rita Arens's blog:

What Fabulous Is

The light is here longer now. 

My girl is finishing her freshman year of high school. She just got a learner's permit. She's a better horseback rider than I am and wields a mean powerpoint. 

And oh, my God, how is it possible she's going to be a high school sophomore in a few weeks?

I started thi...

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Published on May 20, 2019 18:26
Yuko Ota Yuko Ota's blog:

Johnny Wander - Hawaii Travelogue 5


New comic!

Today's News:
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Published on May 20, 2019 20:00
Kinzie Balfour Kinzie Balfour's blog:

It all hinges on hinges

I began transforming our converted attic / game room into a medieval lair at the suggestion of my oldest son. Little did I know how fun or how challenging it would be. Of course part of the challenge is being thrifty, as in not spending any money on the decor. Medieval design uses a lot of iron w...

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Published on October 11, 2013 08:25
Deborah J. Ross Deborah J. Ross's blog:

Memories of Vonda

My friend and fellow writer, Vonda N. McIntyre, died last month. There were a bunch of obituaries, including mainstream papers like The New York Times  and The Guardian, and many genre publications. Her friends have been gathering memories of her as well. It took me a while to pull together my... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 20, 2019 01:00
Tricia Goyer Tricia Goyer's blog:

Homeschool Basics: 33 Tips for the New Homeschooling Mom!

Homeschooling basics
The Dream Vs. The Reality

When I first started homeschooling, I had an idea of what it would look like. But I still had questions. What were the homeschool basics I’d need to know? With no one to guide me, I did what I assumed was the norm– I ordered a huge box of curriculum, bought old school des...

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Published on May 20, 2019 11:31
Jason Warburg Jason Warburg's blog:

The Box

The box has sat on the bottom shelf of one of four tall bookshelves in my office at work for almost exactly 10 years now. It’s a standard-issue banker’s box, white with black lettering and holes at either end for handles, a bit worn in places, nothing remarkable about it other than its simple pre...

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Published on May 20, 2019 07:02
Mindy Kaling Mindy Kaling's blog:

I hate how few episodes there are of Barry

I hate how few episodes there are of Barry


— Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) May 21, 2019



The post I hate how few episodes there are of Barry appeared first on Mindy Kaling.

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Published on May 20, 2019 20:51
Jared Romey Jared Romey's blog:

The Spanish Teacher Success Academy Personal Development Certificate

When you first started out teaching Spanish, I bet you heard the same thing over and over again: grammar is the key, follow the textbook, drills, exercises, and tests are the best way to teach. You took that advice to heart, but it was hard to know where to start. As you kept on researching, […]

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Published on May 20, 2019 10:03
Michelle Louring Michelle Louring's blog:

Spoilers Ahead – Thoughts on the Last Episode of Game of Thrones

I almost got sad while writing this post for the very last episode of Game of Thrones. Not just because it was the end of an (overall) amazing show, but because I have really enjoyed channeling all my sarcasm and bad sense of humor into these posts. What am I going to spend my Mondays […]


The post...

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Published on May 20, 2019 09:23
Susan Barnett Braun Susan Barnett Braun's blog:

Menu Plan Monday 5/20/19

Happy Menu Plan Monday, friends! There have been so many ...
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Published on May 20, 2019 03:30
Ann Everett Ann Everett's blog:

A Foundation of Fear by Kim McMahill

Today, I welcome Kim McMahill to Food, Fiction, and Foolishness where she shares a delicious recipe and her latest book, A Foundation of Fear.  Don’t forget to follow her on social media, and always review the books you read because reviews mean everything to authors!! Her recipe contains one of...

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Published on May 20, 2019 05:30
Rebecca Gober Rebecca Gober's blog:

If She Plays His Game is now in print!

Today the second book in the AFTER TWELVE series by Laney Wylde—IF SHE PLAYS HIS GAME—is now available in print! Perfect for fans of television shows like REVENGE, SCANDAL, and VERONICA MARS, the AFTER TWELVE Series is a gritty social-issue drama that delivers steamy romance, intrigue, and the...

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Published on May 20, 2019 22:13
Orrin Jason Bradford Orrin Jason Bradford's blog:

Call Out for Beta Readers for Ghost Elephant: Book 3 of the Zak Bates Eco-Adventure Series

Let me start by sharing what led me to start the Zak Bates Eco-Adventure Series so you’ll understand why this series has such a special place in my heart. My love for reading science fiction and fantasy started the summer before I entered the fourth grade shortly after my widowed mother moved us...

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Published on May 20, 2019 00:56
Susan Payton Susan Payton's blog:

4 Things You Shouldn’t Ignore When Creating Content in Your WordPress Blog

If you’re creating content in your WordPress blog yourself, you probably use the bare minimum features in WordPress. I get it; there’s a lot there, and most of it can seem overly technical.





But I want to introduce you to a few key things to pay attention to when creating content so that you maximi...

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Published on May 20, 2019 08:00
Jenna Woginrich Jenna Woginrich's blog:

Blossoms and Storms

The little lambs that have been sharing the farm house with me are finally sleeping outside in the lamb pen on the hill. The first night they were outside I also camped out with them, sleeping under the stars with my dogs in a tent. We got out of our nest three times that night to check on them.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 20, 2019 09:12
Craig Murray Craig Murray's blog:

The Missing Step

In Sweden, prosecutors have applied to the Swedish courts to issue a warrant for Julian’s arrest. There is a tremendous back story to that simple statement.


The European Arrest Warrant must be issued from one country to another by a judicial authority. The original Swedish request for Assange’s ex...

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Published on May 20, 2019 03:05
Michael Popek Michael Popek's blog:

Deposit


Cancelled check, dated December 17, 1914.

Found in "The American Revolution" by John Fiske. Published by Houghton Mifflin, 1898.


-Click to enlarge photos-

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Published on May 20, 2019 07:55
Anita Carman Anita Carman's blog:

La Niña de los Ojos de Dios

Una niña de 15 meses caminaba frente a mí cuando yo estaba sentada en una banca esperando a que me llamaran en un restaurante. Cinco pasos detrás de ella estaba su padre. Me vió mirando a su hija con una expresión que preguntaba: “¿De quién es esa niña? ¿Está perdida? ¿Está sola?” Me hizo tranqui...

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Published on May 20, 2019 07:21
Sarah Prout Sarah Prout's blog:

How 30 Million+ Video Views Created Powerful Impact and Beautiful Chaos





It’s been a little over a month now since my Goalcast video went viral. It’s had close to 35 MILLION views and hundreds of thousands of shares and comments.





The number one thing I didn’t anticipate is the sad reality that about one in five of the comments are from women who have lived through dom...

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Published on May 20, 2019 10:10
Preeti Shenoy Preeti Shenoy's blog:

To my daughter, on her eighteenth birthday.






My darling daughter,
On this day eighteen years ago, I lay in the hospital, utterly overwhelmed. I had gone into labour unexpectedly. My gynaecologist had not yet reached the hospital as it was 5.30 am in the morning. You were in a tearing hurry to come out into the world. The doctor who was on n... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 20, 2019 21:41
Kelly Kathleen Ferguson Kelly Kathleen Ferguson's blog:

Reading

Cedar City Writers Resist, Cedar City, Utah, January 16, 7 p.m.

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Published on June 18, 2017 13:51
Lawrence M. Schoen Lawrence M. Schoen's blog:

Eating Authors: Maurice Broaddus

Maurice Broaddus

As I’ve previously noted, May is an especially hectic month for me this year. This post is being prepared a couple weeks in advance, but if all goes as planned these words will go live mere hours after my return from the Nebula Conference in L.A. and I’ll already be repacking to travel to Beijin...

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Published on May 20, 2019 04:30
Mary Quattlebaum Mary Quattlebaum's blog:

Except When They Don't


by Laura Gehl
Except When They Don’t is written by Laura Gehl and illustrated by Joshua Heinsz. The book is about how girls always love pink and princesses, and boys always love blue and robots…except when they don’t! In other words, it is a book that encourages kids not to worry about gender ster... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 20, 2019 14:00
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