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Simona  Grossi Simona Grossi's blog:

Some News About Me

Dear Readers,

It has been long. I hope you are off to a great summer or not too far from that.

I've been immersed in music, traveling, and research, working on my next book, Une Barque sur l'Ocean, which will make me travel a bit more, and hopefully will be ready to be released sometime next year.

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Published on July 23, 2019 07:49
Andrew  May Andrew May's blog:

Researching Life on Other Worlds

Astrobiology books

My next book, due to be published in September, is on the subject of Astrobiology. It’s my third contribution to the Hot Science series from Icon Books, after Destination Mars (July 2017) and Cosmic Impact (Feb 2019).

For most of my previous books, while I’ve been writing them I’ve done a blog po...

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Published on July 23, 2019 07:45
Rasmenia Massoud Rasmenia Massoud's blog:

Please Don’t Sit Next to Me

A few months ago, I was hanging alone with a sandwich while watching Atypical on Netflix. In the season 2 episode, “A Nice, Neutral Smell,” the main character, Sam, who is autistic,...

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Published on July 23, 2019 07:16
Kate Hershberger Kate Hershberger's blog:

"The Cure" now available for preorder

Hello all,

"The Cure" has an official release date of October 1st. It is also available for preorder via the link below.

The cover on Amazon is just the temporary cover. I should be getting the artwork pretty soon.

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Published on July 23, 2019 07:44
Noor Al-Shanti Noor Al-Shanti's blog:

The Protagonist Speaks Interview with Dargoth

Dargoth from Children of the Dead City has been interviewed on "The Protagonist Speaks." Check it out!

https://theprotagonistspeaks.com/2019...

The interview takes place somewhere between chapters 5 and 6 of the novel so not much of a spoiler! :) Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2019 07:43
Alejandro Robles Rivas Alejandro Robles Rivas's blog:

THE GREATEST MOTHER ON EARTH

Throughout my life as a kid in the streets of New York City in the late 60's and early 70's, I thought I was a hotshot because I thought I had it all; friends, sports and the greatest mother that ever lived.

During the dog days of summer, even if it was really hot and no matter what I was doing as... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2019 07:31
Jeaniene Frost Jeaniene Frost's blog:

Revised beginning AND third chapter for WICKED BITE

Wicked Bite

I was going to wait until after I'd completed my copy edits to post this, but I kept getting emails that said (paraphrased) "Can we pleeeeeez have the third chapter nowwwwwwww?" 

*grins* Yes, you can. 

I've also revised the prologue and first two chapters that were already posted, so I'm... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2019 07:24
Andrew Stinson Andrew Stinson's blog:

The Secrets of Success!

Hi there, today I'd like to write about the secrests of Success!
Life Mapping: A Vision of Success


Success is more than economic gains, titles, and degrees. Planning for success is about mapping out all the aspects of your life. Similar to a map, you need to define the following details: or...

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Published on July 23, 2019 07:24
Mary Weins Mary Weins's blog:

Start a Christian Revolution

On the news most days we hear of someone who has gone nuts and gunned people down somewhere. That seems more and more to be the way people think is the solution to their frustrations in life. Why is this nation so frustrated? I think it is because we have become a self-absorbed, self-serving nati... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 18, 2019 10:57
Robert E. Kearns Robert E. Kearns's blog:

Something Called Permafrost

Something Called Permafrost is a new short story on Amazon.

I very much hope you like it.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07...

Thank you,
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Published on July 23, 2019 06:47
Joseph Max Lewis Joseph Max Lewis's blog:

July 23, 2019 - 25 Dog Superpowers

Friends, as we all know, our best friends are amazing, but did you know dogs have super-powers? Yep, for the next few months we’ll look at 25 of them. Here’s number

1. They can smell cancer.
It’s no secret that dogs have an amazing innate sense of smell. But did you know they can use their sniffer... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2019 06:45
Priyanka Nair Priyanka Nair's blog:

What I love about Blogging

Why do I love blogging? While there are so many reasons I love to write and created this blog, there is this single reason which is the most important to me

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Published on July 22, 2019 09:29
Jonathan W. Sweet Jonathan W. Sweet's blog:

Pulp goes to the moon

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I’m not old enough to have seen the moon landing, but I was born when our trips there were a fresh memory.


As a child, I was enthralled by the space books I read that talked about the Apollo missions and how we’d soon be heading back there. I remember the vivid i...

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Published on July 22, 2019 11:41
Raymond Pairan Raymond Pairan's blog:

Tech Grind and So Little Time to Write

Just about to start my day on the Infosys interview train. Last night arrived home ate dinner, took an hour walk in Durant, IA, caught up on social media accounts, and finally had about an hour to write. Starting a new day interviewing at 9 AM with my day ending at 5:30 PM and folks ask why I hat... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2019 06:28
Beatrice DeSoprontu Beatrice DeSoprontu's blog:

“Nyama Choma by any other name is…BBQ” by Justine

Last time I was in Kenya my relatives were discussing
barbeque.





“Guilia we’ll make you some good nyama choma. You must miss
that living in America.”





“We have bbq places in the States too.” I responded.





My uncle Ohon looked at me like with an amalgamate of humor
and disgust. “Giulia, have you turned m...

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Published on July 22, 2019 14:27
Kate Bigam Kaput Kate Bigam Kaput's blog:

If We Were Having Coffee... (An Update on Life Lately)


I'm not one of those bloggers who's going to tart off by apologizing for not posting lately because let's be real: You haven't noticed. None of us is so obsessed with another person's blog (I hope) that we take serious note when they fall off the grid for a couple of weeks.

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Published on July 22, 2019 10:37
Cassie Stephens Cassie Stephens's blog:

String and Stitch Lab for Kids is...HERE!


ANNOUNCEMENT: I'll be doing a book launch at Parnassus Books in Nashville on Sunday, August 11th at 2pm. If you'd like to join the fun, please RSVP here. LOVE to see you there!
I CAN'T EVEN BELIEVE IT MYSELF...Stitch and String Lab for Kids is finally (like, FINALLY) here! And I cannot wait for y... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 22, 2019 21:15
Carolyn Dale Newell Carolyn Dale Newell's blog:

When Fear Knocks

Fear not, for I am with you;

Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you,

Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.

Is. 41:10 (NKJV)


I was content living with a visual impairment. I had grown up with it. Changes took place slowly, and they were hardly noticea...

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Published on July 23, 2019 00:00
R.G. Richardson R.G. Richardson's blog:

China’s New Silk Road – Bloomberg

The Silk Road conjures images of desert caravans crossing the Great Steppe and adventurers like Marco Polo navigating ancient trading routes connecting China with Europe and Africa. China’s modern-day adaptation, known as the Belt and Road Initiative, aims to revive and extend those routes via ne...

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Published on July 22, 2019 07:02
Marga de Cala Marga de Cala's blog:

En la autoestima, la intención es lo que prima.

A veces ocurre que cuando alguien no consigue alcanzar su sueño por completo, o no logra culminar ese proyecto que tan bien pensado tenía, nota cómo su autoestima se resiente, y acaba -de forma injusta- creyéndose un fracasado.





Cuenta, para ti, la intención.



Yo tengo días de esos, tan tontos, tan...

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Published on July 22, 2019 13:24
Lindsay Allister Lindsay Allister's blog:

Why the Charlie’s Angels movie is what we need (but why we should still love the original too)

In a time of reboots, we are seeing plenty of old favourites being reimagined for a modern audience. Charlie’s Angels, a show that was hailed as a feminist turning point for how women were portrayed in the media, has been updated again for the modern woman.

Because we live in a world where mone...

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Published on July 22, 2019 15:22
E.S. Columbine E.S. Columbine's blog:

How to Market your Book on Amazon

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When it comes to getting your book to sell on Amazon, via Amazon KDP, the algorithm is substantially different from Create Space. Because of this, I thought that I would write a post to share what I have...

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Published on July 22, 2019 18:09
Byrd Nash Byrd Nash's blog:

My thoughts on marketing with a BookBub ad

In July, I ran several ads with different email newsletter groups that target readers looking for deals. Readers sign up for free to these email newsletters to receive a daily or weekly newsletter telling them about current book deals on Amazon (sometimes Barnes and Noble). Authors can advertise... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 22, 2019 08:43
Lacrecia Hillis Lacrecia Hillis's blog:

The Secret Sauce For A Menacing Antagonist – Lisa Hall-Wilson

Your antagonist must have a tangible goal to be a credible threat to your protagonist. If their goal is just to be bad, to exterminate laughter, how do you measure success?

— Read on lisahallwilson.com/secret-sauce-for-menacing-antagonist/


The post The Secret Sauce For A Menacing Antagonist – Lisa...

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Published on July 23, 2019 04:28
Kate Merchant Kate Merchant's blog:

There’s no such thing as bad publicity…is there?

There is no such thing as bad publicity.  Ever wonder where this quote comes from?  If you’re familiar with The Greatest Showman, you might know that quote is attributed to PT Barnum, from the Barnum and Bailey Circus fame.  PT Barnum built an empire on sensationalism and exploitation.  He knew t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2019 04:30
Donald Levin Donald Levin's blog:

“Where do you get your ideas from?” part I

Like many authors, when I’m speaking to people about my writing, I tend to hear similar questions, whether I’m talking to a group or to individuals.


One of the questions I often get is, “How long did it take you to write this book?” That’s an interesting one, and I’m not sure exactly where it come...

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Published on July 22, 2019 07:43
Teri Skultety Teri Skultety's blog:

The Music

  I can tell you at least one unequivocally good thing that I did get out of having used social media, it introduced me to some music, way back when, that it’s likely I’d have otherwise missed. ~ Teri                  
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Published on July 22, 2019 18:48
Moniek Bloks Moniek Bloks's blog:

The Bonaparte Women: Elisa Bonaparte

Elisa Bonaparte was born Maria Anna on 3 January 1777 at Ajaccio, Corsica as the daughter of Carlo Buonaparte and Letizia Ramolino. She was thus a younger sister of Napoleon Bonaparte. She was given the name Maria Anna in honour of an elder sister who had died a few days after her baptism. She as...

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Published on July 22, 2019 22:00
Jen Lowry Jen Lowry's blog:

Children’s Book Trailer – Dear God, Please Take Care of Rambo

Book Trailer



Sam and I pray that Dear God, Please Take Care of Rambo provides comfort for any child or family dealing with the loss of a beloved pet. This book is in honor of Rambo Lowry.





Check out the book trailer and share it out with friends and family.





Dear God, Please Take Care of Rambo is a...

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Published on July 22, 2019 12:31
Tanya R.  King Tanya R. King's blog:

The Flesh Vs The Spirit

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Get It or Get Got, speaks on relationships and the consequences we face, based on the decisions we make, whether in the flesh or in the spiritual realm.


Quick read! Great book! Available now!!


Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kindle, iTunes, Nook, Detroit Book City, Black Store Bookstore &...

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Published on July 23, 2019 05:40
Charles W. Page Charles W. Page's blog:

An unending power source

I had the blessing of going to the African country Niger again this year. The last time I was there, I had an interesting experience. Niger is just the most horrific place in the world, because, first of all, it’s 100 degrees every day. The only place you can get
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Published on July 22, 2019 18:30
Brittany Rust Brittany Rust's blog:

NEW Focus on the Family Article // Cultivating a Safe Space for Your Team

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Behind every church door are passionate men and women living out their call to build the local church. Some thrive under their leadership umbrella, while others perform their duties in silent fear. From believing their contribution or input isn’t valued to wondering if the smallest mistake will l...

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Published on July 22, 2019 11:51
Rebecca Dwight Bruff Rebecca Dwight Bruff's blog:

See?

Every person has a story; every story can be seen from infinite perspectives, as subtle as the turning of a kaleidoscope or as profound as the opening of eyes.
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Published on July 23, 2019 05:10
Jeremy L.  Jones Jeremy L. Jones's blog:

6 Thoughts About Novice Wielder

Britea was just your average farm girl living the simple life pouring through books and bickering with her sister. But during a particularly nasty squabble, she finds that she has the budding abilities of a wielder. Specifically, a water wielder as she discovers by pelting her annoying sister wit... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 22, 2019 10:56
Kaitlyn Krispense Kaitlyn Krispense's blog:

Book Haul: My TBR Pile

Ya know that huge stack of books (literally or figuratively, depending on the person) that you really want to read but just haven't gotten to it yet? I've got so many books I want to read—so many books, so little time, right? I'm pretty sure I've got over a hundred books stashed in my room that I... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 22, 2019 22:00
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