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Garrison Kelly Garrison Kelly's blog:
Running away from your obligations
Won’t put an end to the conversation
The topic’s been brewing for a while
Never mind approaching it with style
You must attack the problem head-on
Even if it starts to feel morally wrong
You don’t have to have the answers
You’re a team player, not a freelancer
Help each... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 22:39 • 1 view
Karina McRoberts Karina McRoberts's blog:
One of my favourite things about writing is research. As my upcoming novel, ''The Light'', sequel to "The Mine's Eye"", Karina McRobertsThe Mine's Eye, has a major oceanic component. I've been out to Bremer (underwater) Canyon. WOW! Like an Attenborough dream come true.
Bremer Canyon is off the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 22:00 • 1 view
J.D.   Stark J.D. Stark's blog:
Chapter 15


Sleep for all is sound, even considering the harrowing night two had the misfortune of going through, with the exception of Sandy. She never really had much of an opportunity, needing to leave for her shoot at seven, although she’ll be able to catch a little nap on the forty- to forty-... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 21:38 • 2 views
Heather Ames Heather Ames's blog:
I have almost completed the first draft of Swift Retribution, finally. The upheaval of selling a home and then buying another in a different town right after back-to-back visitors really put the brakes on my writing time. For a while, all I did was pack and unpack, not to mention clean two homes... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 21:16 • 5 views
Yetta Yvette Yetta Yvette's blog:
Shout out to all the book retailers! Barnes and Noble, Amazon, BooksAMillion and many more around the world! God Bless U 🙏 If you haven't already, get your copy! 📚
#AgeAintNothingbutaNumber🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
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Published on February 20, 2019 20:33 • 4 views
Diane E. Steinbach Diane E. Steinbach's blog:
Starting Feb. 25th I will be hosting a giveaway of 100 email copies of my book! Just thinkgi--a no-risk way to try out a new author for free! :)
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Published on February 20, 2019 20:07 • 15 views
Craig MacIntosh Craig MacIntosh's blog:
Alex Perry
Tracking Transnational Crime syndicates is like playing a never ending game of the old state fair Whack-A-Mole. True evil never sleeps and manages to stay one step ahead of world wide law enforcement. "The Good Mothers," is a new book by Englishman Alex Perry, a foreign correspondent and TV and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 19:19 • 3 views
Cinda Williams Chima Cinda Williams Chima's blog:
Deathcaster is just 2 weeks away...but if you CANNOT WAIT ANY LONGER Harper has posted the first few chapters on its website here https://aerbook.com/books/Deathcaster...

In the meantime, the ebook of Stormcaster is available on all platforms for $2.99. Details are here https://www.harpercollins.c... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 18:52 • 6 views
Robert Sherriff Robert Sherriff's blog:
The Prime Minister's Literary Awards and Prize for Australian History (the Awards) celebrate the contribution of Australian literature and history to the nation's cultural and intellectual life. The Awards play an important role in supporting a national appreciation of Australian literature. They... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 17:43 • 4 views
Vicky Mclellan Vicky Mclellan's blog:
Being a new Author is fun and exciting, You published Your Work and it's reaching People all around The Globe! As Authors, that's The Goal, right? I love that! but sometimes I can't help but ask Myself, Does My Work truly measure up? Can I not only gain true Fans, but keep them? Will My Work with... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 17:41 • 4 views
S. Claus S. Claus's blog:
Quentin Crisp believed there was a danger in music being too accessible...he thought the ready availabilty of music de-valued it. He asked, can't we do anything in life without musical accompaniment?

I can't, and I don't want to. Mr. Crisp, you were wrong...music is everywhere, even when you don'... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 17:32 • 4 views
Xavier Neal Xavier Neal's blog:
HAPPY NEW BOOK BABY DAY!!!!

AUTHORS, CONGRATS on your new releases.

READERS, clickity clack and then come back, lol. (Lame, but I thought it was cute.)

Feel free to #LIKE, #SHARE, or #TAG reader pals to come check out this list. The more books in readers hands the better.


Jordan Marie, Knocking Boots... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 17:32 • 5 views
Colin Dewar Colin Dewar's blog:
In 2015 I decided to write a novel and a year later I had a 300-page book. At the time I had no idea what I was going to do with it.
After doing some research into both traditional publishing and self publishing, I made the decision to go with the latter. There was a bit of a learning curve, tryi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 17:15 • 5 views
Elysse Poetis Elysse Poetis's blog:
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Published on February 20, 2019 16:40 • 4 views
Cassandra Cripps Cassandra Cripps's blog:
Last December, I attended a webinar for authors where the host challenged me to think of my writing as a business. As an author, I’ve been published less than one year and currently only have three novels. For the last year, my method has been experimental at best. I’ve been fumbling through the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 16:24 • 7 views
McKenzie Richardson McKenzie Richardson's blog:
Exciting news!

Last week I had the honor of answering some fun bookish questions through Sammi Cox's Afternoon Tea at Sammi Loves Books. You can read the full interview starting this Friday! I had a blast answering the questions regarding my recent projects, inspiration, and, most importantly, the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 16:21 • 10 views
M.C. Kelly M.C. Kelly's blog:
Is your light on?

I'm tired. I'm weary. I'm exhausted. It's 1am. And I'm listening to a woman yell, "nurse" at the top of her lungs. I feel for her. My heart goes out to her. And I understand. But at the same time, it's stressing those in similar situations. Those waiting. Hoping. Praying for an a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 16:17 • 6 views
Serenity Snow Serenity Snow's blog:
I have a new post for Forever Love live.

https://spiceofliferomance.weebly.com...

I'm looking for 3 reviewers for Caroline's Choice. If you're interested contact me here: serenitysnow23@gmail.com Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 16:06 • 12 views
Jane Cousins Jane Cousins's blog:
I'm an admittedly picky reader. I never used to be but blame it on age, time management, or the old 'five star needle in a one star haystack' mentality - I am what I am.
When I do find a new author/series I like, colour me happy when I discover the author has packaged at least three of their books... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 16:04 • 31 views
Jeff Kuhn Jeff Kuhn's blog:
My Book and Company are both called "Blue Sky Lightning". I need a logo for my business. Send me your design, and the winner gets a signed hardcover copy of my new bestselling book. My business website: Blueskybolt.com
Thanks for your help! -Jeff
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Published on February 20, 2019 16:02 • 4 views
Deborah Sheldon Deborah Sheldon's blog:
My short story “For Weirdless Days and Weary Nights”, published in Breach #8, is shortlisted for the Aurealis Award “Best Young Adult Short Story”.

The Aurealis Awards are Australia's premier speculative fiction awards. The winners in each category will be announced in May. See the full list of n... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 15:33 • 14 views
Doug Lewars Doug Lewars's blog:
Grime and Punishment (Jane Jeffry, #1)Grime and Punishment by Jill Churchill

My rating: 3 of 5 stars


*** Possible Spoilers ***

Three stars is a bit low but four would have been too high. I found the book okay but nothing special. If grades were used instead of stars I'd award the author a B-. The protagonist is a mother with three kids... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 15:04 • 4 views
رضوان آدم رضوان آدم's blog:
الأخرس

لا أخرج من غرفتي. تراقبني أمي كلما شعرتْ بحركة. أتحرك بين المصطبتين الصغيرة والكبيرة كي أُفرِّط رجليّ. تمشي أمي إلى حالها وتدمع على ابنها. تقول إن عين أم الغائب تطفئ الشمس الوالعة. تعاركت أمي معها ودَعَت عليها لأنها سرقت مني الكلام. تجرّب أمي معي كل الحيل كي أضحك. كل يوم تذهب إلى آخر البيت... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 15:01 • 3 views
Melissa Foster Melissa Foster's blog:
DO YOU AUDIO? Check out all of my titles available in #audiobook and start listening today! >>> www.audible.com/MelissaFoster

"...will keep your earbuds hot until the very end." - Audible Reviewer

*Narrators include Ava Erickson, Andi Arndt, Zachary Webber, Sebastian York, Aiden Snow, John... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 14:53 • 3 views
Johannes Johns Johannes Johns's blog:
...in the "Best Sellers in LGBT Science Fiction" top 100 list. Who knows how long it'll remain, but at least it's there now.
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Published on February 20, 2019 14:18 • 7 views
J.P. Lundstrom J.P. Lundstrom's blog:
There are a lot of people out there who want to write a book. There are a lot of people, too, who think they could write a better book than some who have. Then there are a few of us who know exactly how hard it really is to write a book.

They say it gets easier with practice. I doubt it. Famous au... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 14:10 • 9 views
Jaylee James Jaylee James's blog:
https://youtu.be/xYz_R1QLNVc

I did it. I went back and re-read the romance/dystopian novel I wrote when I was fourteen.

Featuring a sixteen-year-old girl named Laviek Rainhart (oh gawd), the boy who's "always loved her," and her cruel ex-boyfriend who broke her heart (when she was 13....).

Also an... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 14:09 • 8 views
Nancy R. Hinchliff Nancy R. Hinchliff's blog:
ROXIE AND ALFRED: A STORY OF COURAGE, RESILIENCE, AND SURVIVAL -Nancy R, Hinchliff

The lives of Roxie and Alfred are about to change forever. Their relationship was already rocky from past transgressions. But now, moving from their safe but meager life on a farm in North Carolina to the thriving,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 14:05 • 7 views
Wesley Britton Wesley Britton's blog:
As of today, every book from Wes Britton's Beta-Earth Chronicles is available for free for blind and visually-impaired patrons of BookShare.org. Book 1, The Blind Alien, and Book 7, Alpha Tales 2044, have been up at BookShare already. The rest of the series can be found at:

The Blood of Balnakin (... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 13:20 • 6 views
Barbara Taylor Sissel Barbara Taylor Sissel's blog:
The giveaway of 10 print copies of THE TRUTH WE BURY will end on Thursday, February 28. Don't miss your chance to enter for a chance to win. I would love to send you a signed copy!! Good luck! The Truth We Bury by Barbara Taylor Sissel Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 13:18 • 3 views
Nickolas Butler Nickolas Butler's blog:
Hello Readers,

First of all, thank you so much to those of you who have read "Little Faith." Your early reviews have been incredibly kind. I feel so heartened that you are responding to this book so positively.

I have a favor to ask. Please consider ALSO leaving a review on Amazon. Why? Because you... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 13:16 • 12 views
Alan Good Alan Good's blog:
Hullo,

The War on Xmas is now on Smashwords. You can download an ebook and set your own price, as low as $0 if that's all your budget allows.

We're trying to raise a little money to pay a few extra writers for an anthology we're working on, so if you have a few cents to throw at an ebook we would b... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 13:03 • 7 views
Billie-Jo Williams Billie-Jo Williams's blog:
I don’t blog. I have a couple of realms to conquer and control, master and maintain, and don’t have time to blog; I’m not the mistress of time. YET. However, after the incessant demands of hungry fans, I thought it best to check in.

Wow! It’s been a dragon’s age since I last I updated! The Destiny... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 13:03 • 48 views
Martha  Wickham Martha Wickham's blog:
Hello everybody. It looks like I haven't been here in a while. I hope to blog more in the future. My birthday is Monday the 25th. If you want one of my ebooks cheap you can find them at smashwords search. Sorry I don't have the direct address at this moment. If you choose a book that says you set... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 12:13 • 18 views
T.L. Chapman T.L. Chapman's blog:
As I sit down and stare at the blank screen ,with it's little flashing cursor, I am posed with a question. It is not a concern if I have the ability. It isn't even a fearful imposition of doubt that I can do the sequal justice. The one question that pushes the first key has always been ... What s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 12:08 • 9 views
B.B. Easton B.B. Easton's blog:
🔥 TITLE / SYNOPSIS / RELEASE DATE ANNOUNCEMENT 🔥

You guys, I am BEYOND thrilled to share what I've been so quietly working on for the past few months. This story came to me in a dream and simply wouldn't let go. It's my first full-length work of fiction, an apocalyptic romance that combines my lov... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 11:39 • 27 views
N. A. Kimmage N. A. Kimmage's blog:
Good evening from a rainy South Wales.
How is everyone?

Slogging away at Raging Fall, which is the second in the elemental series, I'm also interviewing Indie Authors about their books, I will post the link to the wordpress version and the facebook version, both are the same but obviously on differ... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 11:29 • 15 views
Michael Walsten Michael Walsten's blog:
I'm not sure whether this is a funny story, but it had my heart racing for a while.
As I mentioned in my previous blog post, in addition to writing, I also own and operate a few unrelated online businesses. One of them, CollegeHelmetStore.com, provided the genesis for this story.
As you probably in... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 11:26 • 8 views
Amanda Marin Amanda Marin's blog:
Today's the "official" cover reveal for North to Nara on my social media--hooray! :) To celebrate, I'm giving away one silver Alex and Ani Compass bracelet (trust me, it’s adorable!).

Details on how to enter for a chance to win are pinned to the top of my Facebook page at:
www.facebook.com/amandam... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 11:17 • 9 views
Rebecca Rosenberg Rebecca Rosenberg's blog:
Do you like to review historical fiction? My coming book, Gold Digger, The Remarkable Baby Doe Taboris available for advance review on Netgalley. Download your free copy here: http://bit.ly/GoldDiggeronNG

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One look at Baby Doe and you know she was meant to be a legend! She was just twenty years old... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 11:17 • 8 views
C.J. Martín C.J. Martín's blog:

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Hi and welcome! The Work Wife, my all new standalone, romantic comedy releases in just SIX days! Are you excited?!  I will be posting one chapter per day until release day (February 26th). Today is the first official installment but if you missed yesterday’s cover reveal, you may wa...

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Published on February 20, 2019 06:37 • 12 views
Rhonda Fink-Whitman Rhonda Fink-Whitman's blog:
A teenager is making history in Oregon today as her bill to mandate Holocaust education is introduced! Go get em’ Claire Sarnowski! In loving memory of Holocaust survivor/educator Alter Wiener who worked tirelessly to make this happen and will be there in spirit, no doubt! 94 Maidens was proud to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 11:06 • 8 views
Marilyn Cruise Marilyn Cruise's blog:
Jonathan shakes his head. "Love isn't real. It's an illusion."

Oh wow. He doesn't believe in love? How can a person not believe in such an important thing? What kind of world does he live in to not believe in the most essential human emotion? What did he experience to have lost faith in that?

"Have... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 10:41 • 9 views
Joshua Cartwright Joshua Cartwright's blog:
I've been a student of creativity techniques for a long time and I know how to sit down and use them to generate a list of ideas. I call this forced creativity and pretty much any book in the bookshop on creativity will help you with this.

However, my best ideas often occur organically - they deve... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 10:30 • 12 views
Len McDougall Len McDougall's blog:
Probably most of my personal outings have been solo. Most of my friends don’t share my fascination with the outdoors, especially when it comes to carrying a backpack into remote areas of Lake Superior State Forest, and staying for days at a time.
This trip was one of those. I set out from the ba... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 10:22 • 8 views
David   Gustafson David Gustafson's blog:
Ever since the insatiable demands of the 24/7 news feed strangled honest journalism about twenty years ago, the media shills have been trying to fill the void and feed the beast by duping the public into believing that opinion is news.

Regardless of whether you are on the right or the left, opinio... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2019 10:07 • 8 views
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