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Oge Obikeh Udeagha Oge Obikeh Udeagha's blog:

Ate jollof rice for bad review

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You will recall that I published my first novel, THE UNTAMED QUEST in August 2019, right? I never had the time to do proper marketing for the book and even postponed the launch date for lack of time.

Its a pity things got really busy and still is and at a point, I said to myself ‘a...

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Published on February 20, 2020 08:17
Mike  Robbins Mike Robbins's blog:

Climate change: The novel(s)

Fiction writers are engaging with climate change and the way it's changing our view of the world. I've just read two excellent examples, Kevin Brennan's Eternity Began Tomorrow and Alison Layland's mystery Riverflow - the latter suddenly more relevant than ever after the Severn floods. Here are m... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2020 14:15
Lauren Runow Lauren Runow's blog:

Layover Lover

Are you a fan of books by Vi Keeland and Penelope Ward???
If so, you are going to LOVE this new spin-off novel!!!


Layover Lover, a Cocky Hero Club Novel, is coming MAY 31st!

Lauren Runow and I had a blast turning the world of Playboy Pilot into our own exciting second-chance romance setting! To re... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2020 14:09
Jeannine Colette Jeannine Colette's blog:

LAYOVER LOVE RELEASE DATE

Are you a fan of books by Vi Keeland and Penelope Ward???
If so, you are going to LOVE this new spin-off novel!!!


Layover Lover, a Cocky Hero Club Novel, is coming MAY 31st!

Lauren Runow and I had a blast turning the world of Playboy Pilot into our own exciting second-chance romance setting! To re... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2020 14:03
M.K.    Alexander M.K. Alexander's blog:

New Release, "The Ship" 2.29.20

I have new novel, number eleven for me...
Around 325 pages it goes live this coming Saturday.

The Blurb:

Aye, welcome aboard, mates!
I can say little more without issuing a spoiler alert. Sorry…
I can say it’s about the largest vessel ever built by humankind. Embark on an unforgettable voyage with it... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2020 13:54
Hillary Daecher Hillary Daecher's blog:

Tools for Dealing with Anxious Children


As many parents know, anxiety in children can create a stressful environment for everyone in the house, not just the child experiencing the anxiety. As parents, we want to provide our children with a safe, stress-free environment all of the time and may unknowingly be making the anxiety worse....

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Published on February 23, 2020 13:39
P.J. Skinner P.J. Skinner's blog:

Fantasy tale

The Last Child of Leif The Last Child of Leif by Chris Pridmore

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


Epic story of a young boys fight to survive
4 and a bit stars. I don't usually read this genre and I am not used to the level of detail it entails but I found the viewpoint authentic and the writing fluent and descriptive. The young... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2020 13:45
Gary Blaine Randolph Gary Blaine Randolph's blog:

The World of Our Childhood

My book Alien World is the story of an alien who crash lands on Earth and is forced to spend the rest of his life living incognito in Earth society. Parts of are set in 1966, 2020, 1989-91, and a few other years. It was fun to take an alien point of view of our society. In writing it I was surpri... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2020 13:41
James Jay Thomas James Jay Thomas's blog:

2.23.20

Greetings readers and writers,
My computer is once more behaving itself and I am once more a happy writer. Still pursuing Herschel Grimes’ character in my new book, “Closing Time.” Trying hard to round out his persona during his transition from moral to immoral.

A new discovery on my part: Leonard... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2020 13:36
Harold  Titus Harold Titus's blog:

Civil Rights Events -- 1966 Civil Rights Bill Defeated

… the mood of the nation in 1966 remained essentially one of sympathy toward the desire of Negroes to improve their lives, tempered by growing concern at the violence fostered by a few spokesmen and slum-dwellers. Negro and white leaders, including the President, unqualifiedly condemned the viole... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2020 13:23
Ranya Nehmeh Ranya Nehmeh's blog:

Become an inspiring leader to the millennials

Meet Maya. She is 25-years old, bright, a recent graduate from a reputable university in the US. She has recently joined an NGO as a project manager. In fact, she is the type of talent that organisations strive to acquire; ambitious, enthusiastic about working and contributing, a hard worker, and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2020 13:08
Penelope Ward Penelope Ward's blog:

JUST ONE YEAR IS LIVE EARLY!

IT'S LIVE!! And on LIMITED TIME SALE!

Just One Year
JUST ONE YEAR is live early on Amazon and on limited-time release sale for $3.99. (Changing SOON to $4.99. This will be the ONLY sale ever and it will NOT be going into Kindle Unlimited.) An emotional, friends-to-lovers college romance with a s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2020 12:36
Nick Alimonos Nick Alimonos's blog:

Myths of the Writing Profession

This piece originally appeared in The Art of Storytelling

I’ll never be an Olympic gymnast, but watching these young athletes spin and flip through the air only solidifies in my mind my utter lack of agility. This doesn’t happen to me, however, when I am reading other authors. Instead of intimidat... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2020 12:34
Sammantha Anderson Sammantha Anderson's blog:

When Support Is Not Given

This week I have been thinking a lot about the last two years of my writing career. It has been a long road that has been paved with blood, sweat, and tears. It is a road I am proud of and one that I needed in so many ways. The fact that I didn’t realize I needed my writing until I went back to d... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2020 12:26
Mackenzie Flohr Mackenzie Flohr's blog:

Pre-Order The Rite of Abnegation

The long-awaited sequel to the acclaimed #YA #fantasy #TheRiteofWands is now available for pre-order!

When Lochlann becomes nervous about his upcoming Rite of Wands ceremony, his older brother, Mierta McKinnon, reassures him everything will be okay. But when Lochlann staggers out of his ceremony a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2020 12:21
George Thomas Clark George Thomas Clark's blog:

Bernie in Bakersfield

My report on the Democratic front runner's speech before a full house. Afterward a red-clad Trump supporter debates fossil fuels and cars with the Bernie brigade.

Click Here
http://www.georgethomasclark.com/?p=1... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2020 12:09
Jody  Robinson Jody Robinson's blog:

Review of "Quiet" by Susan Cain

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


Backed by scientific research and peppered with interesting stories, quotes, examples, and interviews, Susan Cain created a masterpiece that should be used in continuing education for teachers,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2020 11:58
Johnny Moscato Johnny Moscato's blog:

Sneak Peek-The Project 2:Take Back America Now available for pre-order

Sneak Peek-Self-driving cars.

One of Redbeard’s self-driving cars, obeying all traffic laws on its way toward Pennsylvania Avenue, stopped at a red light. Its sensors identified a large group of pedestrians—protesters, in fact—in the distance, near its programmed destination.
When the light turned... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2020 11:47
Michael Stolle Michael Stolle's blog:

Armand

started a new book dedicated to Armand alone - travelling east to the Germanic Empire this time.

Can he escpae his great love?

Can he survive adventures without his friends?

The French Orphan (The French Orphan, #1) by Michael Stolle Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2020 11:44
J.R. Stubbe J.R. Stubbe's blog:

Continued progress and TM now part of Kindle unlimited

I'm making steady progress on my final edit of Peleador Conspiracy, Book 2 of the Deep Dark Beyond. Release will slip past eom February, but the edit is going well and the story is a fun read. I'm excited about making Peleador Conspiracy available on amazon!

In the mean time, Terminal Maneuver is... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2020 11:37
J.J.   Campbell J.J. Campbell's blog:

been a busy boy here in the last 15 hours or so...

before i get to everything else, a little poetry news to pass along... i heard back from the folks at Chantarelle's Notebook on my poetry submission from earlier this month. they decided to pass on the 5 poems i sent. so, last night, i decided to figure out where my next batch of poems would be g... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2020 11:34
Suzy  Davies Suzy Davies's blog:

My Linkedin Profile

Check out my LinkedIn profile by following this link:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/birdwriter2/
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Published on February 23, 2020 11:29
Randy  Green Randy Green's blog:

How to Take Up the Mantle – Part 1

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Am I a Good Pastor to My Flock? – The Sequel

Who can give us the answer to that question, Brother Pastors? Everyone has an opinion; but we will never amount to anything of substance, if we follow opinions.

To discover the only true answer, we need to ask how we became a pasto...

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Published on February 23, 2020 09:01
Chase  Walker Chase Walker's blog:

Well of Bones Launch

It's official. Well of Bones is currently in review at KDP. Once they have approved it, Well of Bones will be available for purchase and download on Amazon. Be sure to add it to your TBR and send it to your friends.

Thanks to all my supporters. Any help you have provided could not possibly mean mo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2020 11:19
Dewayne Watts Dewayne Watts's blog:

Now on Audio

"Still With Eyes Closed" is now on audio
You can get it here
https://www.amazon.com/Still-with-Eye...

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Published on February 23, 2020 11:10
Charles Cassady Jr. Charles Cassady Jr.'s blog:

I miss Windows 98SE as well

The legendary book-review website Kirkus dot com just underwent an extensive redo. I don't know, I'm sort of use to the old one, but I am a bit of a stick-in-the-mud (still appreciate Matt Drudge for his website looking like's still 1998). See what you think.
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Published on February 23, 2020 11:02
Harken Headers Harken Headers's blog:

Quote Time!

Hej Everybody!

How’s everyone doing? I decided to take random quotes from my book Health & Not Screwing It Up and make them into little Pinterest pins. Hopefully, I used that term correctly. You’re dealing with a caveman people when it comes to your social media internet lingo!

Anywho, so I wi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2020 10:56
Jeffrey John Dixon Jeffrey John Dixon's blog:

GORGON

GORGON
[June 1985]

Seeing yourself reflected in those eyes
You struck and with one blow cut off the pain:
Knowing that you could no more face the lies
You told yourself to keep you feeling sane.

Blood spilled: a hero with a golden sword
Astride a wingèd horse imaged the feeling
Of looking for the burnish... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2020 10:34
Xavier Neal Xavier Neal's blog:

Fun Love!

"My Fair Puck Bunny by Xavier Neal was the whole package ofsweet, funny, sexy and intense." - PP's Bookshelf, Book Blogger

Download your copy of MY FAIR PUCK BUNNY today!

Free with Kindle Unlimited
Amazon US - https://amzn.to/36GYw3T
Amazon Worldwide - mybook.to/MyFairPuckBunny
Add it to your TBR - ht... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2020 10:26
Mâg Mâg's blog:

After 4

Anime perdute (After #3B) Anime perdute by Anna Todd

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


Anche questo mi è piaciuto. La scrittura è migliorata, ci sono pochi risvolti ingenui e situazioni utili solo a creare scompiglio non giustificato. I personaggi stanno cambiando, primo fra tutti Hardin, che comunque non può tradire la personalità... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2020 09:57
Carl Alves Carl Alves's blog:

Balak by Stephen Mark Rainey

Balak is a Cthulhian mythos style novel set in modern day Chicago. The novel starts off with the disappearance of a little boy, in part witnessed by Claire Challis, whose own child disappeared not long before that. This leads Claire and her boyfriend, Mike, into a dark church, whose members worsh... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2020 09:56
Alyson Serena Stone Alyson Serena Stone's blog:

New Youtube Video: The Farm At Walnut Creek Part 1

New Youtube Video:
Link: https://youtu.be/PkBJmuVMqXY
Description:
This week I am taking you on a three part journey to the Farm at Walnut Creek, located in Holmes County, Ohio, which is the heart of Amish Country. I filmed this over the summer and thought I would share it to break away from the w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2020 09:53
P.D. Atkerson P.D. Atkerson's blog:

Alive or Deadlock (Chapter 1, Rough Draft)


Image byTumisufromPixabay


Chapter 1Most people saw the world through rose-colored glasses, but a Deadlock saw the world through the scope of a M24 Sniper Rifles.Gregory felt jittery, and it wasn’t from the four cups of coffee he’d had the night before to keep him awake. No. This as his fir... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2020 09:40
Sherry M. Joiner Sherry M. Joiner's blog:

My new memoir/biography Last Miracle for Maria : A Story of Suicide, PTSD, and Schizoaffective Bipolar Disorder Type

is now available on Amazon in paper back and kindle. Hope you enjoy your read. artsandwritingbysherry.com
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Published on February 23, 2020 09:33
Robert  Jacoby Robert Jacoby's blog:

New review of my second novel, Dusk and Ember

There's a new review out on my second novel, Dusk and Ember. It's by Brianne's Book Reviews, who also posts her reviews here on Goodreads. 4/5 stars, and she gets what I was trying to do with the story.

Her synopsis:

"My three-word description of Dusk and Ember by Robert Jacoby is complex, powerfu... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2020 09:19
Sharon E. Cathcart Sharon E. Cathcart's blog:

Author’s Inspiration: “Bayou Fire”

[image error]Hi, everyone. This week, I’m sharing the inspiration behind Bayou Fire, my multi-award winning paranormal historical romance.


I’d wanted to visit New Orleans for decades simply because of the food and music, and finally got the chance in 2016, when I needed to go there on business. I...

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Published on February 23, 2020 09:06
Rilla Askew Rilla Askew's blog:

Imagine

Fire in Beulah
I came to writing historical fiction not because I was so taken with history but because I wanted to understand the contemporary world I lived in. That world—Brooklyn, 1989, a world of landline phones and dot matrix printers and Betamax VCRs—is history now. But the human grief and j... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2020 09:07
Katharine  Orton Katharine Orton's blog:

Free teachers’ notes for Nevertell

The other day I decided to give away a free copy of Nevertell on Twitter and was completely blown away by the response. It was lovely to see so many parents, teachers, librarians, bloggers and general book lovers so keen to get their hands on a copy. SO lovely. In fact it was such a big response...

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Published on February 23, 2020 07:55
P.J. DeVere P.J. DeVere's blog:

Top 10 Paranormal Romance

Although I don’t (yet) write in this genre, I have an unabashed love of paranormal romance. There’s a simple reason why. If you are like me, you can guess what happens in a lot of romance books after reading the first chapter. Aggravating, isn’t it? There’s a certain logical path many of them tak...

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Published on November 16, 2019 09:58
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