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Billy Roper Billy Roper's blog:
Show the enemies of free speech that you won't let books be burned again! Recently, radical left wing censors began to petition Amazon to remove Billy Roper's books from publication and distribution. In response, they have ALL now been republished as second editions in print form HERE:

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Published on July 17, 2018 10:13 • 14 views
William H. Reid William H. Reid's blog:
It seems strange to write a self-serving blog about a book that describes such tragedy. Let me start by repeating the Dedication that appears in the frontmatter of A Dark Night in Aurora: Inside James Holmes and the Colorado Mass Shootings:

To the victims, both the deceased and the survivors, who...
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Published on July 17, 2018 10:25 • 13 views
Christine Feehan Christine Feehan's blog:
The ability to travel using shadows in order to bring justice to those who deserve it isn’t as easy as it may sound. Cool, yes. Easy? No.

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As I began world-building for the Shadow Rider series I realized I’d have to make some things complicated in order to have conflict both internally and externa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 17, 2018 10:05 • 35 views
Amanda LeMay Amanda LeMay's blog:
Simmer Time ~ the time after I've finished editing/revising my latest manuscript, this one being the 3rd book in the Sakana Series, Dance of the Hunter's Moon .

Simmer Time ~ time to step away from my computer and DO STUFF I've put off because I was busy editing/revising my latest manuscript, yo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 17, 2018 10:02 • 8 views
Barton Smock Barton Smock's blog:
SOME RECENT, SOME REJECTIONS

[palimpsest]

illness
as diary
we

are underwater
where eating
was discovered

(this is our
joke
that on land
god is waiting
to cut
a birthday cake
for the non
born
the non
below...

our grief comes in pairs
to the animal
it looks
most like

~

[moved, he]

I was copycat
to your
baby machine

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Published on July 17, 2018 09:11 • 8 views
Roxanne Rhoads Roxanne Rhoads's blog:
INTERVIEW - Bequeathed by Melinda Terranova #bewitchingooktours http://ow.ly/GFF730kZi6n

INTERVIEW WITH KATIE SALIDAS (A Taste of Your Own Magic) #bewitchingbooktours http://ow.ly/csiB30kZhUc

Melissa's Quest Finding Magic Book One by Blair Drake Book Tour and Giveaway #bewitchingbooktours http://o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 17, 2018 08:58 • 7 views
Kristy Kassie Kristy Kassie's blog:
Nineteen years ago today, I met a guy I thought was the love of my life. He was my life for almost a decade. "Brogan Bites", a collection of stories and poetry, is my celebration of rediscovering who I am without him. Brogan Bites Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 17, 2018 08:42 • 15 views
Andrew   Levy Andrew Levy's blog:
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Nicaragua lives down to its bad name

 


The Dweller’s Guide To The Planet disqualified Nicaragua as a bad regime.

This is what the entry had to say:


“The Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega was elected President in 2006. He has been there ever since. He persuaded the National Assembly to change the const...

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Published on July 17, 2018 03:45 • 6 views
Peggy Jaeger Peggy Jaeger's blog:

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SO I made it! YAY!


I didn’t have the best experience on my second flight. On the first I had a flock of Nuns on board with me so those of you who know me KNOW how happy this made me! I felt safe, protected ( hello? Brides of Christs, peeps!) and so calm.


Then the second flight happe...

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Published on July 17, 2018 08:02 • 43 views
Susan A.  Lowe Susan A. Lowe's blog:
Who doesn’t want to be heard. Being listened to acknowledges that we matter to those around us, whether they are family, friends, coworkers, etc.… It means someone cares about our story, whatever it might be. Unfortunately, there are groups of people throughout history whose stories have not alwa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 17, 2018 07:12 • 21 views
Whitney McKendree Moore Whitney McKendree Moore's blog:


It has been almost counter-cultural (and often unpopular with others) that my time alone with God is my highest priority. I have been called “selfish” and “inflexible” — even rigid — about my Quiet Time. But I insist, because it is my necessary food. My “tap root” needs to reach that deep stil...

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Published on July 17, 2018 06:03 • 6 views
Fred Van Lente Fred Van Lente's blog:
In honor of my novel The Con Artist coming out last week, which is a prose mystery about a famous comic book artist accused of murdering his editor at a comic con in San Diego, I asked Crime Reads if I could do a recommended reading list of the exact opposite—incredible comics that are themselves... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 17, 2018 07:01 • 89 views
Christine Keleny Christine Keleny's blog:
I had heard about this book, so when I saw the audio version at the library, I picked it up.

Stats: Audio is 9 discs - 11 hours. Narrated by Feodor Chin. The print book is 290 pages, published in 2009.

 Blurb: In 1986, Henry Lee joins a crowd outside the Panama Hotel, once the gateway to Seattle's... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 17, 2018 06:55 • 9 views
J.S. Edge J.S. Edge's blog:
Elephant Shoe's one-monthiversary. And catsandcamera gifted it this amazing feature on her booktube channel:

Check it out!

It's been a steep (and often rough) learning curve this month, fathoming out how to get my book seen and read and reviewed. I cannot stress enough how important and valuable re... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 17, 2018 06:22 • 10 views
Smitha Murthy Smitha Murthy's blog:
My reading usually ends up taking a dip about this time of the year. For some reason, June and July are never my best reading months. Is it the glorious Bangalore weather? Shouldn’t be, because all that nip in the air should just make me want to cuddle deeper into my quilt, warm myself with […]
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Published on July 17, 2018 03:17 • 8 views
Melanie Phillips Melanie Phillips's blog:

It’s absurd to claim British justice is “fascist”


The word fascism is fast losing its meaning. For decades, it has been used as a boilerplate insult directed by the militant left against their opponents. In recent times, it has been used to describe anyone who opposes uncontrolled or illegal imm...

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Published on July 17, 2018 03:45 • 4 views
Bob Mayer Bob Mayer's blog:

I could end the novel any way but other than the coup being defeated. The Line had my heroes living up to their Oath and stopping the coup.


Today, I have my doubts that it would be such a bad thing. I swore an oath to defend the Constitution. It appears to me that others who have sworn the same ar...

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Published on July 16, 2018 13:39 • 6 views
Daniel Fuertes Daniel Fuertes's blog:
En España ser un escritor reconocido no significa poder vivir exclusivamente de la venta de libros. Por eso, a estas alturas de la vida me sorprende que aún haya gente tan ingenua como para pensar que cualquier escritor medianamente conocido tiene una cierta fortuna en el banco. ¡Como si vender l... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 22:23 • 7 views
KatieMae KatieMae's blog:
What If? Walking through the parking lot, I saw a young man approaching people as they walked into the store. Most ignored him, or held up their hand indicating they weren’t interested in anything he had to say. I scanned the door, hoping to get by without being approached. I was in a hurry and [...
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Published on July 16, 2018 15:56 • 8 views
Cascia Talbert Cascia Talbert's blog:

by Cascia Talbert


Chia seeds became popular in the 1970’s in the United States when used in the novelty item, Chia Pets. We all remember the chia pet commercials.




 


Chia pets were clay figures used like a flower pot to grow chia seeds into a plant. The plant resembled hair or fur.


Fast forward to 201...

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Published on July 16, 2018 14:33 • 7 views
Sunny Houk Sunny Houk's blog:

Welcome back. This week, I am recommending 8 books if you enjoyed reading/watching the Lord of Rings.


Comment down below what book recommendations I should do next.


 


A Wizard of Earthsea


I actually found this from a book recommendation for the LOTR. A win-win.


Synopsis: Ged, the greatest sorcerer in...

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Published on July 16, 2018 05:00 • 7 views
Jade Anna Hughes Jade Anna Hughes's blog:
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I went to Niagara Falls once. I actually saw those amazing waterfalls from the Canadian side: water crashing down the side of a mountain, the spray more a steam, soaking you, like heavy condensation. And the noise! I wonder if that noise just becomes part of the background after a while.

We drove...

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Published on July 16, 2018 07:20 • 1 view
Cynthia Staton Cynthia Staton's blog:

Cynthia:  Part 1 of this story ended when we learned our daughter had cancer. That was mid-June of 2016. Of course, I immediately flew to New Jersey to be with her and help with her two young children.


Edd:  And I temporarily stayed behind to fulfill our obligation as speakers at the International...

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Published on July 16, 2018 14:55 • 7 views
Sandra O'Donnell Sandra O'Donnell's blog:
Or what does the reader need to know and when do they need to know it to keep them readingPhoto by Saketh Garuda on Unsplash

Deciding who is telling your story and the point of view of that character are critical decision points for your story. As the writer, you determine how close the reader nee...

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Published on July 17, 2018 05:09 • 8 views
Leigh Kramer Leigh Kramer's blog:
The Late Bloomers' Club - Louise Miller

The Late Bloomers' Club

 

My Review - 5 Stars

This may only be Louise Miller���s second novel but let the record reflect: if she���s writing it, I���m reading it. I feel right at home in the contemporary worlds she creates. The Guthrie townspeople we met in The City Baker���s...

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Published on July 17, 2018 05:24 • 9 views
Rachel Jonat Rachel Jonat's blog:

Cargo Bike Update  I wanted to give a cargo bike update as the kids are bigger and we’ve changed locales. For reference, we got our Yuba Long Tail Cargo Bike in the spring of 2016 when the kids were 6, 3 and 1. That first summer I had all three kids on the bike. It


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Published on July 16, 2018 06:13 • 8 views
Pavel Jesenski Pavel Jesenski's blog:

Yust made this book teaser.

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Published on July 16, 2018 07:48 • 4 views
Christopher Slatsky Christopher Slatsky's blog:

I cannot emphasize how eye-opening Adam Golaski’s work was for me. I wouldn’t dream of comparing my writing to his, but I felt a kind of symmetry on my first reading “The Animator’s House”. It felt as if I’d stumbled across a writer far more skilled than I, but was interested in following non-tr...

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Published on July 16, 2018 13:22 • 8 views
John T. Prather John T. Prather's blog:

There's a song my dad used to sing to me when I was young. The song is an old school country song about a muscular guy who was "broad at the shoulder and narrow at the hip" named John. My dad wasn't vocally talented but he liked to lower his voice like James Dean [...]


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Published on July 17, 2018 04:00 • 7 views
Lavanya Srinivasan Lavanya Srinivasan's blog:
Becoming invisible is the holy grail of all magical tricks. No wonder then that this has been the movie theme from science thrillers such as the Hollow Man to the magical realm of Harry Potter and to the parlour tricks of the latest mystical yet not magical Now You See me. Yet what would you say... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 22:43 • 4 views
Nathan Kuzack Nathan Kuzack's blog:

The LightsMy next novel, The Lights, will be released on 1st May 2018. Here is the synopsis:

All over the world spheres of white light have descended from the sky, levitating into them anyone who strays too close. These people are never seen again. Many believe the Rapture is taking place; others are certa...

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Published on April 01, 2018 05:42 • 7 views
R.M. Archer R.M. Archer's blog:

I was busy this past weekend and now I’m at camp, so I had to schedule all of these posts on time so as not to leave y’all hanging, and I just so happened to be tagged this weekend as well so I had a nice easy post to whip together at 6:45 in the morning before I spent the day hanging out at a ma...

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Published on July 17, 2018 05:00 • 8 views
Shawna Hunter Shawna Hunter's blog:
Hello lovers,

So Their Meddling Aunt is FREE on Amazon until Thursday July 19 at noon.

You can get it at this link:
https://www.amazon.com/Their-Meddling...

Because of that I thought I'd revisit the back story to this novel. It is not the most professionally edited (I freely admit) and this can be... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 17, 2018 05:41 • 26 views
June McCrary Jacobs June McCrary Jacobs's blog:
~ BLOG TOUR STOP ~ --  'BUILDING A LIFE'  -- Author Lauraine Henderson~Post Includes:  Book Spotlight, AuthorBio, Ten Behind-the-Scenes Facts,Snippet & Giveaway~

ABOUT THE BOOK:

 
Genre: Inspirational, LDS, Romance
Publisher: Books You Can Trust
Publication date: May 8, 2018

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Published on July 16, 2018 21:30 • 6 views
Sarah Goodnow Riley-Land Sarah Goodnow Riley-Land's blog:
The MIDNIGHT RIVER edition of RAPUNZEL ... is here! Illustrated edition of RapunzelI'm so excited to have published another illustrated book! First Page with Floral MotifI chose to illustrate the classic fairy tale of Rapunzel because I love the story, especially the magical and often-forgotten e... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2017 15:17 • 5 views
Alan Jacobs Alan Jacobs's blog:

Another follow-up on my baseball post. I’m getting two kinds of feedback: (a) you’re a moron, sabermetrics is awesome, and (b) you’re absolutely right, sabermetrics is terrible.


Let me emphasize a point that I think is perfectly clear in the piece itself: I love sabermetrics. I started reading Bil...

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Published on July 16, 2018 09:54 • 1 view
Kimberly M.  Miller Kimberly M. Miller's blog:

It’s hard for me to believe that it’s been almost a year since Picking Daisy was published.


As a way to celebrate I was looking over the Pinterest board (aptly named ‘Picking Daisy’) that I made for the book.  Take a look and see some of the inspiration I used while writing, share the  board, and...

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Published on July 16, 2018 15:19 • 7 views
Lyssa Dering Lyssa Dering's blog:

I used to think the three-act structure was bullshit. I know how, however, that I only felt that way because I struggle with abstract concepts. It took me several years, numerous craft books, and a lot of practice to wrap my mind around the classic three-act structure. The fact that I was attempt...

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Published on July 16, 2018 21:17 • 6 views
Tao Wong Tao Wong's blog:
Writing Update Beta readers have received Coast on Fire (Book 5 of the System Apocalypse). That means we should be on schedule for a September 1 release after I get the book back, fix errors and rewrite / add scenes and get it to the editor. Who then has to edit it, get me to … Continue reading W... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 23:20 • 9 views
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