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Ace Boggess Ace Boggess's blog:
Today on Ace-TV, here's an excerpt from my novel. Not the best recording, but the reading's good.

https://youtu.be/xmz7kDpMq4o
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Published on January 20, 2019 12:26 • 2 views
Charlotte Dinnis Charlotte Dinnis's blog:
Want to win a copy of Alone in Love? Visit https://www.amazon.com/ga/p/63029eb2a... to enter.

Giveaway ends January 25, 2019.
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Published on January 20, 2019 12:25 • 1 view
Robin Landry Robin Landry's blog:
I'm finally narrowed down my plot for my next book. After many hours of reading and watching YouTube videos, I finally hit paydirt.

Get ready for the upcoming catastrophe!

Just over 200 years ago, something big happened--something that was worth burning down libraries to keep hidden.

We live in a w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 12:18 • 1 view
Esosa Kolawole Esosa Kolawole's blog:
So you want to enter a writing contest? Have you ever asked yourself why? Well, it might be to get your name out there, win a prize or that bragging right.



But there’s one thing nearly everyone who enters a writing contest wants…



To win.




If you want to win a writing contest, though, do any or all of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 12:14 • 6 views
Sandra Daniels Sandra Daniels's blog:
My northern friends make fun of me all the time when I complain about how cold it gets here. And don’t get me started on comments on my posts with pictures of snow. Me: “We got an inch of snow and everything’s shut down!” My friends: “Eh, we call that Tuesday.”

Anyhow, here in north Alabama, we’r... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 11:57 • 6 views
Donald Allen Kirch Donald Allen Kirch's blog:
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"Do you want to hear a story?"
On Feb 18th, I will be having a month-long book tour for my FAVORITE novel "Drop Dead Gorgeous." I invite all who would be interested to sign up as a host themselves. All my best!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RwVMQ...

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Published on January 20, 2019 11:12 • 10 views
K.C. Hamby K.C. Hamby's blog:
Chapter 1
Falen

Daggers zing past my head.

I sidestep to dodge the blades aimed to dig into my throat. I sprint toward my assailant with a wicked grin on my lips and the glowing eyes of my wolf. A line of throwing knives slice toward me, but I dive over the five blades and roll forward when I hit th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 11:02 • 76 views
Valerie   Thomas Valerie Thomas's blog:
Hi Everyone!

Would any of you be interested in beta reading a new YA Fantasy novel for me? It's ~70k words, about a girl who competes in a deadly sports tournament in order to save her sister (similar to a fantasy version of the Hunger Games). If you're interested--or you'd like to know more--plea... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 10:38 • 6 views
Rebecca Moll Rebecca Moll's blog:
"Only truth can be revolutionary." ~Ernest Renan

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernes...

Ernest Renan. Joseph Ernest Renan (French: [ʁənɑ]; 28 February 1823 – 2 October 1892) was a French expert of Semitic languages and civilizations (philology), philosopher, biblical scholar and critic, historian... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 10:37 • 8 views
C.A. McGroarty C.A. McGroarty's blog:
Very proud that Fantastik has hit #3 on Amazon's Top 100 Religious Mysteries


https://www.amazon.com/gp/bestsellers...

"Extraordinary story...will think of it for a long time and recommend it to others for its amazing plot, extraordinary characters, and insight into two troubled souls."
—Writers Dig... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 10:37 • 17 views
Addison Cole Addison Cole's blog:
"I couldn’t put down this story. [...] This story was sweet, it had a little drama and a whole lot of family." - Amy, The Little Bookworm

3 MORE DAYS until UNRAVELING THE TRUTH ABOUT LOVE hits your e-reader! Have you pre-ordered?

https://addisoncole.com/books/unravel...

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Published on January 20, 2019 10:31 • 6 views
K.J. Cartmell K.J. Cartmell's blog:
In high school, I had been a member of the marching band. (My writer friend Pix was also in her high school band.) I played trombone, rather than trumpet, and I never had a solo. I grew up in an affluent suburb with a well-funded music program. My band performed in the Tournament of Roses Parade... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 10:29 • 17 views
Philippa Dowding Philippa Dowding's blog:
Oculum by Philippa Dowding

Hey Librarian, Teacher and Author friends! I'll be signing OCULUM, my new middle-grade dystopia from DCB (formerly Dancing Cat Books), at the Ontario Library Association Super Conference this month.

When: Thursday, January 31/2019
Time: 2:40 pm
Where: OLASC, OBP Pavilion


Hope to see you there. Here'... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 10:26 • 7 views
William L. Ingram William L. Ingram's blog:

@WLIngramAuthor


Where was the love in Philadelphia? Were the crowds we saw on the news there to forgive and gently correct the Starbucks employee, the police, and even the innocent victims, for their parts in a series of angry events that could have been avoided with patience & kindness?



@WLIng...

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Published on January 20, 2019 10:15 • 16 views
Joseph Rauch Joseph Rauch's blog:
If you've read "Teach Me How To Die,"Teach Me How to Die I hope it's gotten you thinking about a lot of different subjects.

This discussion guide is for anyone looking for a more formalized way to think and talk about the book, and for book clubs. I'd love to hear your answers to these questions... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 10:15 • 6 views
Nichole Wolfe Nichole Wolfe's blog:
Well, it's official. The cold, windy days of January are here. In Pennsylvania, the months of January through March are typically the coldest months of the year. They also happen to be the highest chances of snow as well. If winter is your favorite season, I kinda sorta maybe get it. I mean if (a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 10:01 • 35 views
Fida Islaih Fida Islaih's blog:
As I was working on this collection there was a lot of self doubt. I worry that I may be wrong or that I’m not worthy of sharing such pieces. I worry about being controversial and over stepping boundaries.

I love all your guesses:

Growing Soul
Thriving Soul
Nourishing Soul
Colorful Soul

The alternativ... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 09:57 • 6 views
Marsh Myers Marsh Myers's blog:
🐇🌵☀❤🤖🌈 #MYSUMMERWITHROBOTS and all my other books titles are 10% OFF until January 22, 2019, on the Barnes and Noble website: http://ow.ly/vSuy30nnKoW To get the discount, make sure you sure CODE JAN19 and happy reading!!
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Published on January 20, 2019 09:50 • 6 views
Judith Valente Judith Valente's blog:
When the beloved poet Mary Oliver passed away last week, so many of my friends reacted in the same way. “I feel as though I’ve lost a member of my family,” they said. I understood what they meant, even though on a personal level, Ms. Oliver could seem shy, even inscrutable at times, in a way I’ve... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 09:43 • 7 views
Cassie James Cassie James's blog:
Spin the Dawn (The Blood of Stars, #1)Spin the Dawn by Elizabeth Lim

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



I received an ARC of this book and it in no way influenced my opinion of it.

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Spin the Dawn is a splendid and spectacular addition to the YA genre. The main character drew me in from the very beginning, Maia is a headstrong girl who is a seams... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 09:34 • 20 views
Linda Moon Linda Moon's blog:
We create and define words
Revise the sensations to our deeds
Our hearts become silent painters
As our minds rumble and speak in tongue.

It wasn’t the wind, the fire or the rain
That aligned our comfort with such notions
But the chanting of the unknown
Declaring our freedom to speak
In some revelation of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 09:32 • 9 views
Paul Kett Paul Kett's blog:
Technology is indispensable to our lives. It has been ever since our ancestors first used stones and sticks to help get food and to defend themselves. An entire generation of adults now exists for whom a world without cell phones, remote control gadgets and the Internet belongs to the pages of hi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 09:29 • 5 views
Soliel De Bella Soliel De Bella's blog:
Well, yesterday was my all day release party with some really fabulous authors. Their contests are still up, including mine if you want to jump in take a look around for some games and laughs. These authors and readers are just so much fun and a special thank you to Keira Belle from Naughty Bedti... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 09:14 • 24 views
Cecily Wolfe Cecily Wolfe's blog:
Hello friends!

Happy Sunday from snowy Cleveland, Ohio! This lake effect snow has us trapped inside (with coffee and books, of course!).

Just a reminder that these two giveaway opportunities are ending soon, so if you haven't entered, take a minute to stop by. The Rafflecopter doesn't have much mor... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 09:04 • 23 views
Mary Sisney Mary Sisney's blog:
Goodreads offered a new service to its members last year. On December 10, I learned that I had read "20,504 pages across 72 books." Of course, I kept reading through December 31, so I actually read 77 books in 2018 and probably closer to 22,000 pages. Goodreads listed the longest book as the Arth... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 08:57 • 9 views
Jacqueline Raposo Jacqueline Raposo's blog:
THE ME, WITHOUT
Posted on 26/11/2018 by susan at VeritySparks.com

A rainy day. I headed to the cafe, meaning to hole up with a pot of tea, a toasted sandwich and a book for the whole lunch hour. The book I grabbed from the pile of review copies was The Me, Without by Jacqueline Raposo.
Raposo was a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 08:44 • 7 views
Jonathan  Dunne Jonathan Dunne's blog:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...

Do you want to be immortalised (at least on paper) in my next book, From the Stars? Would you like to have a cameo as an 'extra'? If so, tell me your name and I'll see if I can get you in amongst the pages. This will be a character named after You. The name... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 08:36 • 16 views
Sarah Brianne Sarah Brianne's blog:
I have a Sunday Surprise! Drago is Live!
OMG I just can’t wait for you to read this one, so I HAD to publish early! I want to let all my lovelies know just how thankful I am for your understanding in pushing Drago’s date back. I hope when you read it, you will find he was worth the wait. 🥀
As alwa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 08:21 • 34 views
Scott  Jones Scott Jones's blog:
Seriously? All the David Lynch movies I own are on VHS? No DVD or blu-ray? God I suck.
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Published on January 20, 2019 08:20 • 6 views
Clarissa Simmens Clarissa Simmens's blog:
We see them sitting separately
On thrones and different cards
She is the third
Fecund mother, healer
Generating
Emanating
Flowers and herbs
Nutrition and health
He is the fourth
Authoritative
Stabilizer
Protector
Together they create
Universal love, but
Like lonely Sand Hill Cranes
Searching for the mate
Unless... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 08:15 • 7 views
Mark Saha Mark Saha's blog:
GREEN BOOK is my pick for best movie of the year. The true story of an Italian bouncer from the Bronx hired to act as chauffeur/ bodyguard for a black classical pianist on a concert tour of the deep South in 1962. This thoroughly enjoyable ride gives hope for a path of escape from not just racism... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 08:09 • 6 views
Martha Hall Kelly Martha Hall Kelly's blog:


Caroline Ferriday’s archives are filled with interesting bits of history, but this is one of my favorites. It may just be a standard thank you letter, but it’s beautifully written, heartfelt and sincere. I especially love the phrase “dungeon of despair,” and the fact it is addressed to Ms. Ferri...

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Published on January 20, 2019 07:42 • 14 views
Thomas Joseph Beck Thomas Joseph Beck's blog:
A fool dreams of wealth and power.
The wise dream of happiness and peace.
Remember: to the world, you may be one person.
But to one person you may be the world.
But then again what do I know?


Hope your all enjoying my Books Without Wings
Book one ( To Save A Soul)
Book two ( Gambling On A Soul)
Book thre... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 07:43 • 7 views
Daniel   Kemp Daniel Kemp's blog:
Many a woodland path have I strolled
Through barmy winds and those that blow cold,
But now as life digs in and takes its toll
Old legs forbid such a demanding stroll.

Orchards in blossom sway in my mind
Perhaps they too I have left behind,
But even if life is beyond my control
I will still find a place... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 07:26 • 1 view
Emery Rose Emery Rose's blog:
Beneath Your Beautiful is FREE on Amazon today (1/20/19)! Download it today and fall in love with Eden and Killian in this sweet, sexy contemporary romance with all the feels.
Amazon US: https://amzn.to/2H6RT32
Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/2Iuz35W
Amazon CA: https://amzn.to/2Kay5c2
Amazon AU: https://a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 07:23 • 6 views
J.B. Schroeder J.B. Schroeder's blog:
Have you ever done a Dance Marathon? Long long ago in a faraway time called college, I did. At Penn State in ’93. J.B. SchroederTHON is the largest student run philanthropy in the world—which aims to support children and and families impacted by childhood cancer and spread awareness and ensure funding for cri... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 07:19 • 6 views
K.J. Mecklenfeld K.J. Mecklenfeld's blog:

Iuhuu! Bucuros. Scris carte nouă. Magie și aventuri. Editură interesată. Nu spui care, nume mare. Discutat, căzut de acord, semnat contract. Pus contract în plic cu urși, trimis cu poșta


The post Carte nouă :-) appeared first on K.J. Mecklenfeld.

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Published on January 20, 2019 06:45 • 7 views
M.L. Morrill M.L. Morrill's blog:
Hello to all my friends! I hope you have enjoyed reading Starzonus and will now be able to enjoy my new book, "The Unusual Cases of the Gramma Detective - Case 1 - The Flittershy Mystery".

If you have any questions for me, I'd be more than happy to answer them for you.

Have a great day and hope to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 06:52 • 7 views
Philippa Gregory Philippa Gregory's blog:
Today in 1649, Charles I was brought to trial at Westminster, accused of being ‘a tyrant, traitor, murderer, and a public and implacable enemy to the Commonwealth of England’. The situation was unprecedented – this was the first time a sitting king had been brought to trial in England, and it wou... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 07:58 • 24 views
Jack CJ Stark Jack CJ Stark's blog:

Yo nerds!

Over the last two years or so, there has been a clear common theme amongst most of my writing. Themes of death, depression, loss, and misunderstandings are threaded throughout a lot of the stories I have been sharing. I’m such a cheery fella ain’t I?! I feel like I have said everything...

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Published on January 19, 2019 10:53 • 5 views
Rohase Piercy Rohase Piercy's blog:
Well I finally got round to watching Ruper Everett's 'The Happy Prince'! I'd read some mixed reviews, so didn't set my expectations too high - but I must say I really enjoyed it.

It tackles the final three years of Oscar Wilde's life, spent in exile in France following his release from prison in M... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 20, 2019 06:14 • 24 views
M. Wills M. Wills's blog:
My latest story, Ticket to Ride, is now available on Smashwords, Amazon, or wherever ebooks are sold. There’s  a preview here.
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Published on January 20, 2019 04:00 • 6 views
D.N. Bryn D.N. Bryn's blog:

Omniscient pov isn’t well loved by many (including myself), and that’s for primarily one reason: most people who write in omniscient pov have no idea what makes omniscient pov worthwhile or how to utilize it. 


Many writers use omniscient pov as an easy way to get out of writing a good limited thir...

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Published on January 19, 2019 14:01 • 6 views
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