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James Litherland James Litherland's blog:
The weather worm turned today, bringing slightly (but much appreciated) warmer temperatures. My mood and productivity both improved as a consequence. And I’ve gotten partway into the rewrite of PH chapter 16, the last (except for the epilogue.) Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 13:32 • 1 view
J.J.   Campbell J.J. Campbell's blog:
so i wanted to be somewhat productive this morning. i went out to get gas for the car. of course, the wind was bad enough that the door closed on my bad leg before i could even fully get out of the damn thing. nothing quite like some blood before 9 in the morning. after i got the gas, i went and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 13:07 • 12 views
C. Derick Miller C. Derick Miller's blog:
Hmmm...

To review The Last Jedi is to review modern society. How does one do that?

Let me think...

If you are the type of person that goes to a museum to SEE...this movie will confuse you. You will hate it. You will convince other people like yourself to hate it. You will eventually convince someone... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 12:18 • 82 views
Aubrey Law Aubrey Law's blog:
"What's your point Sonja? Would you prefer death? I could have easily left you to rot in that dungeon."
"Maybe you should have," she said.
I didn't like her tone and I began to believe that giving her a loaded gun was mistake. She sounded as if she was a danger to herself, or maybe even to me. I ha... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 12:24 • 13 views
Maria Savva Maria Savva's blog:
Dark Flash 2Dark Flash 2 by Maria Haskins

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


Maria Haskins is a poet as well as a fiction writer and I think this gives her a distinct edge when it comes to writing intricate and thought-provoking prose. Her fiction is faultless and the perfect sentences push the stories forward in a natu... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 12:06 • 52 views
Kristen Ashley Kristen Ashley's blog:
Now if you’re not an animal lover or the parent of a beloved pet or you wish to stay resolute in holiday cheer (and I don’t blame you), this blog post is probably not for you. And if you follow me on social media, you might have seen me express some of my emotions already.

But I’m a writer and whe... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 11:56 • 5,826 views
John Delacourt John Delacourt's blog:
It's been so long since I've updated what I've been reading. I'm thinking a couple of year-end lists might serve to do so.

Though I would have liked to have kept these two lists to books released in 2017, what is here below represents all the divergent paths my own writing led me down. This seems... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 11:55 • 30 views
P.J. Parker P.J. Parker's blog:
All P.J. Parker e-books are now free for Amazon Prime members during the holiday season. Enjoy!

Fire on the Water A Companion to Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by P.J. Parker
Fire on the Water: A Companion to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

Roxelana & Suleyman by P.J. Parker
Roxelana and Suleyman

America Túwaqachi The Saga of an American Family by P.J. Parker
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Published on December 16, 2017 11:22 • 33 views
Sharon Kay Penman Sharon Kay Penman's blog:
A quick bulletin from the battlefield. First of all, I belatedly want to wish a Happy Hanukkah to my Jewish friends and readers. And congratulations to my fellow football fans who will be lucky enough to have their teams advance to the playoffs. Now I have good news for all those who share my adm... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 10:38 • 15 views
David Amerland David Amerland's blog:
It’s no secret that I use the Goodreads blog to talk about writing which makes this space a lab, of sorts, and myself the subject. So, when I Tweeted that I had got sucked into my own book (https://goo.gl/62X7wv) I was being honest despite it sounding weird.

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Published on December 16, 2017 10:29 • 131 views
George Thomas Clark George Thomas Clark's blog:
This is a story from the collection "Paint it Blue"

Click here to read:
http://www.georgethomasclark.com/?p=1...
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Published on December 16, 2017 10:25 • 9 views
John    Williamson John Williamson's blog:
This week it is the turn of 'Black Whiskers the River Pirate.' It's available on kindle for only $0.99 or 99p in the UK. It's a children's novel with grit, and will hopefully keep them entertained over the holidays(Also available in paperback).
Remember to follow me on twitter or goodreads for t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 09:37 • 17 views
Melissa Foster Melissa Foster's blog:
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Published on December 16, 2017 08:37 • 12 views
Darren McCollester Darren McCollester's blog:
I finally published Shimmy Shimmy Black Girl. It is the second book that spawned from an epic trip to the central African nation of Chad. In 2006 Sudanese refugees were streaming into Chad from Sudan, fleeing war and genocide. I traveled with a colleague named Malcolm, and we self-funded a trip.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 08:07 • 35 views
J.R. Mai J.R. Mai's blog:
I'm still trying to get a handle on the whole blog thing, but I was just doing a little research and it struck me. With all the data collection and predictive algorithms used by our computers today, I must confuse the Hell out of Google. In the same day, I'll research pregnancy symptoms AND most... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 07:18 • 37 views
Suzy  Davies Suzy Davies's blog:
The inspiration for the book is a true story. However, the lead character, although based on a real runaway pig, is a creation of our imaginations. The other characters, although they reflect the characteristics of real animals and people, are also completely fictitious, as is this pig fairy stor... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 06:49 • 100 views
Stanley Bing Stanley Bing's blog:
Stanley Bing considers rooting for the bad guys in search of eternal life

December 8, 2017 By Stanley Bing (Originally published on LitHub.com)

Two millennia ago, a young carpenter appeared in what is now Israel and, in addition to suggesting some guidelines on personal behavior, offered the gift o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 06:44 • 9 views
Oliviu Craznic Oliviu Craznic's blog:
Oliviu Craznic 318. Taximetristul intră în vorbă cu pasagerul doar când dorește să îi dea de înțeles acestuia din urmă, în mod subtil, că dorește să descurajeze practica bacșișului.

319. Există în București companii de taximetrie (multe chiar!) care oferă călătorilor servicii de transport în regim „tramvai”: f... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 06:41 • 27 views
Steve Stanton Steve Stanton's blog:
Reconciliation is more an Easter theme on the Christian calendar, but The Bloodlight Chronicles paperback is currently on sale this Christmas for only $3.45 on Amazon.com! If you've ever wondered about the “Christian science-fiction” genre, this is a good place to start your journey. The book re... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 05:58 • 18 views
Margot Vanderstraeten Margot Vanderstraeten's blog:
Beste bevriende Lezer,

ik heb uw actie/hulp/stem nodig.


In Nederland heeft de krant NRC Mazzel tov uitgeroepen tot een van de 25 beste Nederlandstalige boeken van 2017.
Uit die top 25 wordt de komende week een winnaar gehaald.

De winnaar is het boek dat via de online-lezerswedstrijd het hoogste aanta... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 05:32 • 9 views
Richard Goodman Richard Goodman's blog:

When I was a kid, the first time I went into a locker room where grown men were changing was a major shock.  I'm not sure I ever got over it.

I don't remember how old I was.  Maybe eleven.  I think it was at a friend's father's country club.  Maybe we went swimming.  Not important.  Anyway, I went... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 04:59 • 10 views
C.G. Drews C.G. Drews's blog:


I just want to pause and thank Google for sending the absolute most strangest people ever to my blog.

Well done, Google. For all the people who typed something random into your search and then found ME, well I (a) appreciate the page stat, and (b) think you’re probably terrible at your job, bec...

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Published on December 16, 2017 01:00 • 11 views
Bena Roberts Bena Roberts's blog:

I am not sure how other authors feel when reviews come in for their books. I have been jumping up and down and pinching myself!


As many of you know, if you want to sell on Amazon, then reviews are essential. So, getting them is a fantastic feeling. I know that my friends and family have supported...

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Published on December 15, 2017 06:01 • 13 views
Jasmine Bryner Jasmine Bryner's blog:


The Empyrean Gate: Part I
Z. Rockward
Publication date: November 28th 2017
Genres: Adult, Romance, Science Fiction
In space, no one can fill your awkward silences for you…
At the turn of the 23rd century, Liam Boyer’s parents led the construction of the Empyrean Gate, an intergalactic spaceway to an...
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Published on December 16, 2017 05:00 • 8 views
Charlena Jackson Charlena Jackson's blog:

“Make failure a concentration of the will—the will to want to continue moving forward and the will to have the ability to execute anything you set your mind to do. Failure stops procrastination because it will make us execute the journey God has planned for us to achieve our goals.”

― Charlena Jac...

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Published on December 15, 2017 17:58 • 10 views
S.A. Healey S.A. Healey's blog:

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I can’t believe 2017 is already nearing the finish line. Soon, bubbly-fueled, pitchy renditions of Auld Lang Syne will fill the air, and I’ll feign familiarity with the lyrics by humming and grunting the melody with my family and friends, poised to hit the ground running in 2018.

A...

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Published on December 15, 2017 10:57 • 10 views
Emmy van Ruijven Emmy van Ruijven's blog:

De eerste winnaars zijn bekend en daarom open ik met liefde deze blogpost, welke ik zal aanvullen zodra er meer winnaar bekend zijn! Kom dus vooral binnenkort nog eens kijken! Wonderland – Marjolijn met haar Harry Potter kerstfanfic Handletter journal – Linda Raaijmakers (@lindaenbjorn) Een bookp...

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Published on December 16, 2017 05:00 • 9 views
Helen Pryke Helen Pryke's blog:

Nothing seems to happen for ages, then it all happens at once! This has been an incredible week for me:



My children’s book, Dreamland, won a Readers’ Favorite 5-star seal and a lovely review. See my article here.
I also published my second women’s fiction novel, The Healer’s Secret, after holding a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2017 23:23 • 10 views
Tasha Mukanik Tasha Mukanik's blog:

lesbianshepard:



lesbianshepard:



since those old christmas movies are the next big meme i want to say that these two had the catchiest song out of all those movies



a classic


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Published on December 15, 2017 20:43 • 1 view
Pete  Martin Pete Martin's blog:
My guest blog for Average Joe Cyclist. Cycling through the semi-desert of the Klein Karoo in South Africa.




2016 01 24 Cycling with the Feather Barons #1




Reading time: 5 minutes.















“On the trail of the feather barons.”
Cycling from Oudtshoorn to Montagu in South Africa.





Setting out from Oudtshoorn to Montagu





From Oudtshoorn, it’s a good start on... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2017 06:41 • 7 views
Paul   Willis Paul Willis's blog:

This day will live in infamy! December fifteenth marks the first day you can receive a newsletter from myself, all technical bugs included. Forgive me if there are wrinkles I still need to iron out.

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Published on December 15, 2017 18:25 • 10 views
Lisa Berne Lisa Berne's blog:

Here’s a snippet from my next book, The Bride Takes a Groom — in which my hero, Captain Hugo Penhallow, is introduced. It takes place in April 1811, somewhere near the Canadian border. Please enjoy. :)


It had been a perfectly good day, tramping along the St. Lawrence River and leading his men in a...

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Published on December 15, 2017 08:54 • 9 views
Lynda Barry Lynda Barry's blog:






Dear Students

Inside each of these grocery bags is the world itself.

You can swing by the Comics room to pick up your work any time.

best

Prof Skeletor

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Published on December 15, 2017 19:09 • 10 views
Gary Chapman Gary Chapman's blog:

Question: Gary, we are a newlywed couple. My husband jokes about good-looking women, in front of me. I am offended. He says, “it doesn’t mean anything.” I’m having serious jealousy issues.


Answer: You may both be right. It may not ‘mean anything’ to him. But, you are hurt and jealous. Those would...

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Published on December 15, 2017 11:36 • 1 view
Seb King Seb King's blog:

[My below post was originally posted on Linda Hills formidable blog! Do visit it.]

I have been overwhelmed by the initial reaction to my debut novel. Without any publicity or marketing, it has an all-five-star rating on Amazon. True, only nine ratings but as an unknown first-time Indie author I’v...

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Published on December 16, 2017 02:51 • 9 views
Igor Guzun Igor Guzun's blog:

HAIBUN.MD: – Care sunt regulile de aur pentru un scriitor începător? Există o „trusă de unelte”?


Igor Guzun: – Sunt niște cărți – sigur că multe – care pot ajuta la asta, iar primele care îmi vin acum în minte sunt „Misterul regelui. Despre scris” de Stephen King, „Meseria de romancier” de Haruk...

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Published on December 15, 2017 05:58 • 10 views
Estée Lalonde Estée Lalonde's blog:
CHRISTMAS WITH CHANEL

The other week I was lucky to receive a beautiful parcel in the mail from the wonderful beauty team at Chanel *squeals!*. I’m SUCH a Chanel fangirl, so everytime they send me something, no matter how big or small, I always get SO excited! There’s something about wearing somet...

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Published on December 15, 2017 10:07 • 10 views
Sarah Hansel Sarah Hansel's blog:

I have been asked to show a “Hotel Workout” or “At Home Workout”, the kind that you can do when your kids are at home or you can’t make it to the gym. If you are traveling, this is a great little workout you can do anywhere. This may look intense, but it really is as hard as you make it. My calor...

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Published on December 15, 2017 08:24 • 10 views
George Saoulidis George Saoulidis's blog:

Amazon has a list of the year’s best books. What we care about is the Sci-fi list, so here it is:


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I’ve already bought Oathbringer and Artemis.


Of the rest, Persepolis Rising is definitely on my list. David Wong’s “What the Hell Did I Just Read” is also...

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Published on December 16, 2017 02:33 • 9 views
David Hepworth David Hepworth's blog:


I've forgotten exactly how we got on to it but at some point during my conversation with Danny Baker at this week's Word In Your Ear he talked about the misconceptions about pop music lurking in the breasts of most of the people who make programmes about it. The recording's here.

A certain amount... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 03:30 • 8 views
B.J.  Richardson B.J. Richardson's blog:


I don’t know about you, but when I think of Christmas songs, this one is almost certainly one of the first ones to come to mind. Although it isn’t one of my favorites, certainly no collections of Christmas songs would be complete without it. It is also one of the Christmas songs I most love to ha...

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Published on December 15, 2017 21:01 • 12 views
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