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J.S. Frankel J.S. Frankel's blog:
People have asked me what the secrets are to writing a novel. They want to know, they want me to tell. I'm neither famous nor wealthy, but I have written a number of novels that have garnered fine reviews, so some newbies think I have something to offer--for FREE.

It's always for free, and I ask w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 23:29 • 10 views
Ella Dominguez Ella Dominguez's blog:
Only 99 pennies, folks. For that, you'll get angst, humor, steamy sex & a healthy dose of bondage & discipline.

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Published on November 16, 2018 23:28 • 22 views
Benjamin Boyd Benjamin Boyd's blog:
The National Novel Writing Month Challenge

Around the country and even the world millions of writers take the month of November to work feverishly on starting and finishing a novel. The rules state that you can’t start until November first and you must complete the novel of at least 50,000 words... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 22:06 • 4 views
Vasily Mahanenko Vasily Mahanenko's blog:
Special offer

Hi all! In the nearest future I plan to begin a new cycle "Invasion" - the continuation of Barliona. I offer a unique opportunity for members of my group. Write in the comments nicknames of characters that you would like to see in the book, their description, you can write a short history of thei... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 21:57 • 5 views
J.D.   Stark J.D. Stark's blog:
The plane settles into a holding pattern, on a tarmac just to the south of the terminal. Cade’s eyes closed, Danny checks her watch, concern about missing the meeting she was supposed to be back in time for subsiding with each passing minute.

She finds him attractive, almost cute, this man sitti... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 21:19 • 6 views
Peter Ness Peter Ness's blog:
Many adults will look at the titles of the Heni Hani series and say "I'm not interested in this type of book. It is just a book for kids."
My response is this: so ... you haven't read it then ? ... and you gave X-Files, Alien, and Stargate the flick too, did you?
Oh ... but I'm not into Science Fi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 20:34 • 5 views
Carl Alves Carl Alves's blog:
Dan Padavona is a relatively new writer, but I was wowed with the high level of his writing. This novel seems as if it was written by a novelist who had been doing this for a few decades. It’s hard to put your finger on exactly what makes the writing so good, but much of it was the description, p... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 17:39 • 5 views
Kiernan Máire Kiernan Máire's blog:
This #Thanksgiving, catch up with those girls you hated in high school. What's on the menu? Lying, backstabbing, mistaken identities, and a hot, forbidden romance.


Enter to win a paperback copy of this new #YAlit series and relive all the angst. #FreebieFriday #flashbackfriday #freebookfriday #fr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 17:35 • 6 views
Yolanda Randolph Yolanda Randolph's blog:
Yep, I can remember a time when I wanted to move to California! Oh, I wanted it bad. You know live the life! But, it just wouldn't happen for me...

Hello Loves!

The answer "No" does not mean that your life isn't going in a great direction. It simply means that the direction you had in mind is not t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 17:26 • 6 views
Simi Sunny Simi Sunny's blog:
Hey, everyone. Long time no blog post. I almost forgot to post one for today, which I have promised to tell you all what's happening. But first, I hope you are all excited for this year's holiday season (if not, I understand). I'm getting excited, so long as I don't get tired of Christmas songs a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 16:13 • 16 views
B.L. Teschner B.L. Teschner's blog:
Toby Red, age 17. A popular senior in high school on his way to earning a football scholarship. Honest and reliable. Sent to the program by his parents after he was caught smoking pot.
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Published on November 16, 2018 15:35 • 7 views
Cindy C. Cindy C.'s blog:
Hey friends, I know you are all life long Readers as I am. Have you noticed what has happened to books and writing over past couple decades? With advent of Internet, everyone wants to be an Author. And can be, thanks to self-publishing and a zillion different how-to blogs. Not fair. I started pla... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 15:30 • 5 views
David G. Cookson David G. Cookson's blog:
This is extremely rough and unedited and all came out in a flow of words tonight, just now.

“Be excessively nice just to fuck with people.” From the End Humanity Project field manual.

The End Humanity Project Project brought Baxter to a lot of leads and avenues that he would have rather never kn... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 15:28 • 37 views
Lana Williams Lana Williams's blog:
Dear Readers,

I've just been advised by the Kobo Team that FALLING FOR THE VISCOUNT has been selected as one of their top 10 romance covers for 2018!

I'd love your support! If you could pop over and vote, I'd truly appreciate it!

Falling for the Viscount (The Seven Curses of London Book 6) by Lana Williams

Here's where you can vote:
https://kobowritinglife.com/2018/11/1...

Th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 15:15 • 5 views
R. Cooper R. Cooper's blog:
Official Promo Post reminder that Sweet Clematis will be released November 27!!! The long-awaited (seriously, it's been a year) story of everyone's favorite heartbreaker dealing with the fairy curse Tulip leveled him with.

Available in all the usual places, Dreamspinner Press, Amazon, Barnes &... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 14:53 • 14 views
S.B. Norton S.B. Norton's blog:
You know, being creative is important. When I talk to kids, this is what I always tell them. Without creativity and invention, the world stops - both in the real world and the artistic world. It forces you to search parts of your mind you never knew existed and probably never used. IPads and IPho... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 14:13 • 15 views
Sedona Hutton Sedona Hutton's blog:
Giving thanks is en vogue during the Thanksgiving season. But we can—and studies suggest we should—count our blessings every day of the year.

Many studies have noted the correlation between gratitude and happiness. In a study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Robert E... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 14:08 • 7 views
Melissa  Jennings Melissa Jennings's blog:
Tis the season to be merry & to celebrate, my books are on sale on Amazon until JANUARY 2019! 🎉🎉🎉 Treat yourself! Please spread the word!

AFTERLIFE - buy a copy here!

DEAR JUDAS - buy a copy here!

THE BODY REMEMBERS - purchase on kindle! Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 14:04 • 5 views
Makiia Lucier Makiia Lucier's blog:
Taking a (short!) break between books to put my house in order. This is what it looked like in January when we first moved to North Carolina. 8) It's not QUITE as bad now, but it could still use a little love.

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Published on November 16, 2018 13:43 • 8 views
Caitlin Hamilton Summie Caitlin Hamilton Summie's blog:
I am thankful for readers and friends! Wishing you all a wonderful Thanksgiving!
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Published on November 16, 2018 13:28 • 5 views
Morgan Rice Morgan Rice's blog:
Hi guys,

I am thrilled to announce that ASCENT (THE INVASION CHRONICLES—BOOK THREE) is now available on all etailers! Here are the links!

AMAZON
https://www.amazon.com/Ascent-Invasio...

B&N
https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/asce...

iBOOKS/APPLE
https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/asce...

KOBO
https://www.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 13:27 • 6 views
Danielle Thorne Danielle Thorne's blog:
📚New Book Newsflash!

Just in time for 🦃...

Wish Upon a Christmas Star: A Boxed Set of 6 Fairy Tale Inspired, Sweet Novellas

I have a new release! I am thrilled to share that my fairy tale inspired Christmas romance, Henry's Holiday Charade, has been included in the Wish Upon a Christmas Star clean r... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 13:17 • 7 views
Blake Pierce Blake Pierce's blog:
Hi guys,

I am thrilled to announce that THE PERFECT WIFE (A Jessie Hunt Psychological Suspense Thriller—Book One) is now available on all etailers! Here are the links!

AMAZON
https://www.amazon.com/Perfect-Jessie...

GOOGLE PLAY
https://play.google.com/store/books/d...

KOBO
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Published on November 16, 2018 13:11 • 5 views
Steven Langdon Steven Langdon's blog:
I have now finished all five of the books on the Giller Prize shortlist for 2018. Overall, this is one of the best, most diverse set of selections that I can remember -- great job, Giller jury members! There is a wide range of genres, a good mix of writers (three women, two men, with differing ba... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 12:41 • 14 views
Noura Noura's blog:


Taking the time to heal ourselves is not selfish, it’s necessary.


When we have no enemy within, we are united within ourselves. This unity is the foundation of mental strength.


Don’t take yourself too seriously. Your heart is not meant to be filled with sorrow, but joy.


Where there is pain there is... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 12:41 • 6 views
Catherine F. King Catherine F. King's blog:
So, first I saw the film, The Princess Bride. Specifically, I saw the latter half of the film. The first sequence I remember is Westley at the Machine, and Humperdinck sucking away twenty years of his life. I watched from there to the end, had no clue what was going on, but I had fun.

Then I foun... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 12:23 • 30 views
Wendy Higgins Wendy Higgins's blog:


My upcoming Greek Mythology-Adult/NA Romance is now up for preorder!!


People travel from afar to the small isle in the Aegean Sea hoping for a single glimpse of Princess Psyche. Their adoration for the mortal woman is so all-consuming that citizens begin to shower her with the very gifts and off...
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Published on November 16, 2018 07:50 • 21 views
Oliver Oyanadel Oliver Oyanadel's blog:
A Book Of Poetry: The Complete WorksA Book Of Poetry: The Complete Works by Oliver Oyanadel

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


Every once in a long time, I come across a poem that is inexplicably beautiful. And when I do, I find myself in the mood to read more and more poetry. Yet, in the process, I end up searching more than finding what I'm... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 12:12 • 13 views
Damian Serbu Damian Serbu's blog:
In my latest blog, find more about:

The release party for Santa is a Vampire Santa is a Vampire by Damian Serbu! Nov. 30th, 6:30 at City Lit Books in Chicago!

The cover art reveal for Santa!

And a couple reviews for Santa's Kinky Elf, Simon Santa's Kinky Elf, Simon by Damian Serbu!

Thanks for checking it out!

https://damianserbu.com/simon-the-elf... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 11:52 • 5 views
J.N. Morgan J.N. Morgan's blog:
3:27PM
No writing done yesterday on the 15th as I recall, also didn't drink at all on the 14th and 15th, gonna have a few drinks tonight. Spent $1035.94 CAD so far this month (roughly, but VERY close) because I bought $38.30 in groceries on my way home. Still got enough booze to get drunk like 3-4... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 11:34 • 7 views
Heather Dawn Godfrey Heather Dawn Godfrey's blog:
A glimpse from the Book:
Essential Oils for Mindfulness and Meditation, Healing Arts Press, page 126-7

In summary.......

"At the epicentre of the storm, there is calm; at the centre of chaos, stillness; at the heart of being, peace.

Meditation returns consciousness to the peace, stillness, and calm... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 11:29 • 25 views
Wolfgang Joensson Wolfgang Joensson's blog:
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Published on November 16, 2018 11:15 • 6 views
Dana Gricken Dana Gricken's blog:
I've had a lot of readers and aspiring writers ask me how to write a novel.

Since I've written five so far - with dozens more planned - I know a little bit about novel writing. I'm not an expert by any means - nor will I ever be - but I'd still like to share with you what I've learned.

I call this... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 09, 2018 10:23 • 2 views
Michael        Wright Michael Wright's blog:
Lonely Christmas. Elena goes home to be with her family during Christmas; Mark can’t go. For Mark, the days pass ever so slowly, like the three-toed sloths that are so prevalent in Panama. Mark calls his parents. His prejudiced father is very critical of Mark’s relationship with a non-white woman... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 10:28 • 8 views
A. Lynn Blumer A. Lynn Blumer's blog:
Armillaria Mellea

Enter the feeding ground
greeting yellow caps

our host, a meal
of honey upon decay.

You are many
& the same-- creep

devouring this serving
of the woods.

I am here to take
a few of your fingers-- severed

to my skillet
to my satisfaction.

Myco, come with me
your table is vast

the day is fal... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 10:24 • 7 views
Shelley Workinger Shelley Workinger's blog:
Jake Stevens is one lucky teenager because his mom, Sue Stevens, runs the famous Twister Diner, the best place for food this side of anywhere and favoured haunt for storm chasers. So what might Sue be serving her patrons that has made her so famous?

More:
https://bookfare.blogspot.com/2018/11...

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Published on November 16, 2018 09:56 • 5 views
Serenity Snow Serenity Snow's blog:
I'm still working on the new the coyote book. But I'm stuck between two versions of the book. Actually, it's two different stories and I can't figure out which should come first.
In one book I bring two new characters as love interests and work on finishing the arc from Getting Nawty with the Coy... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 09:53 • 7 views
Gary Inbinder Gary Inbinder's blog:
In keeping with the season, I just got a nice surprise. The Historical Mystery Lovers Forum has chosen me as their Featured Author for December. This is an outstanding group for readers who love the genre and I'm thrilled that they chose me as one of their featured authors!


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Published on November 16, 2018 09:33 • 13 views
Jill A. Logan Jill A. Logan's blog:
I grew up hearing, “Stop thinking about that. You’re worrying yourself sick.”
I never thought about what that meant, until now, in my late 50s. I just thought it was how I was wired.
Hello. My name is Jill and I worry myself sick - on a regular basis.
I rehash, relive, reenact, and scrutinize an... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 09:13 • 8 views
Martha Hall Kelly Martha Hall Kelly's blog:

My friend Lee Reese recently gave me a 1996 copy of Colonial Homes with a wonderful article about Caroline Ferriday’s home, complete with fantastic photos of the home’s interiors. As we get ready to celebrate a fun event, A Polish Christmas at The Bellamy-Ferriday House December 1st, I thought it...

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Published on November 16, 2018 09:08 • 16 views
L.M. Roth L.M. Roth's blog:
L.M. Roth The L. M. Roth Quiz of the Day is a quiz for those familiar with the books of L. M. Roth. If you are not familiar with the books of L. M. Roth, you’d better start cramming!

The answer to yesterday's quiz: the Empress Aurora first heard of The Great Pearl in Gauderaux in Quest for the Kin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 09:05 • 5 views
Jonas M. Light Jonas M. Light's blog:
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Die erste Doppelfolge der Powerfantasy-Serie Tad Time ist ab sofort veröffentlicht und hört auf den wundersamen Namen "Die Kristallbibliothek". Der erste und zweite Teil kann ab sofort bei Amazon bestellt werden, wobei die Handlung mit einigen Überraschungen aufwartet.

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Published on November 16, 2018 08:54 • 6 views
Bernie Morris Bernie Morris's blog:
sweets for my sweet is currently free until November 18. sweets for my sweet by Bernie Morris Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 08:53 • 16 views
Johnny Moscato Johnny Moscato's blog:
Being John Smith: J. Alva Smith
FREE for a limited time only on Amazon. Get your copy today!

FIRST SIGHTING (from book one of the series Being John Smith: J. Alva Smith)

The first thing I remember is a bright light. I was standing on the sidewalk of the main road in Milton, Vermont. This was fifteen... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 08:52 • 29 views
F. Scott Andison F. Scott Andison's blog:
I figured out that the book I just finished, The Meghan O'Byrne Chronicle Book One – Fall From Grace, has taken about five thousand hours of my time since I started it in 2011. That's more than two years of full time work for nothing more than the satisfaction of seeing the story come to life. At... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 08:40 • 7 views
Andrew Gaddes Andrew Gaddes's blog:
The cover for my novel, Those Who Go By Night, was not the first design we came up with, but I think the artists did a great job capturing the somber, mysterious tone of the story. The concept (at least in my mind) is of the lady in red inviting us through the gatehouse into the harsh medieval wo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 08:39 • 7 views
Kevin Coolidge Kevin Coolidge's blog:
What's black and white and read all over? Why, The Totally Ninja Raccoon Joke Book, of course! Kids love jokes! They'll love this goofy joke book filled with hundreds of funny jokes and illustrations.

Kids will be laughing and sharing these jokes with everyone. Great for early and reluctant reader... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on November 16, 2018 08:33 • 17 views
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