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Susan Buffum Susan Buffum's blog:
I'm not a very good blogger. Most days, although I'm a writer, an author, and a journalist...I don't have a whole lot to say. My brain is chock full of fictional people, places, and events waiting in a queue to have their existence come more fully to life on the printed pages I type. The smidgens... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 19:52 • 1 view
Linda Anthony Hill Linda Anthony Hill's blog:
The Spider House is finished...ish. The first edit and rewrite are finished and she is with Beta readers. I am on pins and needles. One is due back by the 21st with recommendations. The other is just "out" for reading.

In the "mean" time (and it feels very mean right now) I'm working on the 4th B... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 19:50 • 1 view
Xia Devore Xia Devore's blog:
Be the first to check out Xia Devore new website, https://xdpoetry.com. Sign up for Xia's newsletter and receive 10% off in her gift shop!
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Published on December 13, 2018 19:42 • 1 view
Michael K. Bialys Michael K. Bialys's blog:
Merry X-mas everyone!!!
The Chronicles of the Virago Book II The Apprentus--is out available for sale

Have Yourself a Merry Little READ!!!Chronicles of the Virago Book II The Apprentus Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 19:35 • 13 views
Jason Dias Jason Dias's blog:
https://youtu.be/zMozyKa2ViM

Updated book trailer to include a "coming soon to Audible" message.
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Published on December 13, 2018 19:16 • 3 views
Mark Olynyk Mark Olynyk's blog:
poetry is like a fish
trying to break the surface
of the conscious.

poetry is the language
of the primitive
speaking in tongues.

a poetic philosophy
is a belief in illusion
and the power of poems.

he had a history of poetry
like an affliction
or a virtue.

a society for the preservation
of poetry will show
ho... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 18:25 • 12 views
Richard M. Knittle Jr. Richard M. Knittle Jr.'s blog:
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Kindle Free Days All My Books FREE.
Ryder and I want to wish all of you and your friends and families a very safe and Merry Christmas this year and as I do every single year a gift to show you how much I love you all I am giving away all of my books includi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 18:14 • 20 views
Adam Graham Adam Graham's blog:
Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor, Time Trials Vol 3: A Confusion of AngelsDoctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor, Time Trials Vol 3: A Confusion of Angels by Richard Dinnick

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


This book collects a single story in Issues 10-13 of Year Three of the Twelfth Doctor Adventures. The Doctor, Nardole, and Bill land on a ship owned by Tenth Doctor foe Max Capricorn... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 17:36 • 8 views
F. Scott Andison F. Scott Andison's blog:
To share or not to share – that is the question. Over the years I've shared my writing with friends and family members and that's what I'm talking about here. Not about buying a service or paying someone to do it – that's for another day.

So this is an analysis, at least for me, of whether it's b... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 16:13 • 4 views
Ann K. Schwader Ann K. Schwader's blog:
Passages: The Best of New Myths Anthology Vol. 1, is now available in both print & e-formats.

This nearly 400 page spec anthology from Scott T. Barnes, the editor of New Myths online, offers 25 stories and 8 poems relating to new stages of life. The TOC features many award winning-writers, fr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 16:01 • 5 views
Maria J. Scott Maria J. Scott's blog:
I promised to share with you some of the scenes that were deleted from my book, Wanna Go. Wanna Stay: My Journey in a Season of Abuse.

During the 3 years of writing this book, lots of scenes were deleted or re-worked, and new scenes were added (some of which were also deleted or re-worked). I hop... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 19:25 • 3 views
Zsófi Teleki Zsófi Teleki's blog:
Sunlight on Shadow Wow!!!! I managed the picture. It is a few years old. That is my granddaughter helping me do cross words. She loves to do so whenever she is with me. She also plays words with friends, but that is harder because she is not old enough for her own phone. All her cousins on this s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 14:30 • 9 views
Laurie Roma Laurie Roma's blog:
I am happy to report that ONE SHOT has been polished, edited, revised, and extended to a little over 97k! 

For those of you who enjoyed the book when it was first released, don't worry...the heart of the story and the plot are the same. If you haven't read it yet, ONE SHOT is the second book of th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 11, 2018 23:49 • 9 views
Kasia Bacon Kasia Bacon's blog:
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Also, just in case, here's my latest newsletter: https://shoutout.wix.com/so/fdMUTxBNM... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 13:57 • 5 views
Clarissa Simmens Clarissa Simmens's blog:
(another full circle poem)

1990s bought my first computer
386 (Gigs? no one heard that word)
3.1 Windows
No internet but
Bulletin Boards to meet others
Bought to start a
Secretarial service
(Was I nervous!)
Never took off
The rest is computer history
But today I'm so distracted
Light and words refracted
When... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 13:53 • 5 views
William L. Ingram William L. Ingram's blog:

   




Why Prayer and Meditation Are A Search For Intelligent Life (Part 10)

Continued From Part 9 https://www.findingheaveninthedark.com/blog/2018/12/02/why-prayer-and-meditation-are-a-search-for-intelligent-life-part-9/


   Where does it hurt? If we only knew where our psychological and emotional pa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 13:30 • 19 views
Cheryl R. Cowtan Cheryl R. Cowtan's blog:
OMG I'm so happy.
It's a silly, little thing, I know, but sometimes it's the little things that help us glow.

Gotta love it when your book ranks on a #Goodreads #MyYearInBooks! Even if it is the least popular 😁 book on the reader's graphic.

Thanks for reading "Undo" Elizabeth and for the #5star #... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 13:32 • 8 views
George Thomas Clark George Thomas Clark's blog:
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Published on December 13, 2018 13:28 • 6 views
John                       White John White's blog:
Please feel free to drop by and visit my 48 Mountains page to take a peek at Part 55 in a continuing series of additional photos and insights along my highpointing journey:

SECOND CLIMB OF NEVADA

https://www.facebook.com/johnnywhite1... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 13:08 • 13 views
Victoria Riskin Victoria Riskin's blog:
At some point, I don’t remember when, I had a burning desire to write this book. Like most memoirs, mine too begins in childhood. When I was six years old, my father suffered a stroke that left him partially paralyzed and mentally impaired. My world, which until that moment had been idyllic, turn... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 12:19 • 5 views
Eric W. Saeger Eric W. Saeger's blog:
In case you don't know, gonzo political writer Matt Taibbi sort of has a new book in the works, titled Hate Inc., focused on corporate media malpractice. I say "sort of" because he's releasing the book in serial form through Substack.com, a subscription-based author's platform where readers can w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 12:12 • 6 views
A.M. Madden A.M. Madden's blog:
Now is a great time to start reading my bestselling rock star books #TheBackUpSeries.

Available everywhere in ebook, paperback, and audio. #LairLover #BackUpSeries #Fate #TrueLove #romance #reading #ebooks #Kindle #OneClick

AMAZON: http://ow.ly/tSauf
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SMASHWORDS... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 12:02 • 3 views
Susan Brougher Susan Brougher's blog:
"Alone
My words shot blankly into the air. "Everything is different now-I don't know what to do. Who will help me?" Not expecting a reply, the answer I already knew filled my heart with fear. "You're alone now; it's up to you."

It was after midnight. And like many other nights since Mom had been go... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 11:42 • 14 views
Jessa Stone Jessa Stone's blog:
Hi guys, that's the name I choose for Book 4 in my Forever Series aka Jackie's love story.

It should be out later today and I do hope you enjoy it. I encountered a little hiccup yesterday that delayed publishing but I decided to move past it and go on ahead.

I had to change things up a bit as I en... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 11:40 • 5 views
Carmine  Vittoria Carmine Vittoria's blog:
Carmine Vittoria
An excerpt from the book "Bitter Chicory to Sweet Espresso" available on Amazon.com.
"A friend of the family in Ambridge, PA, kept saying to me: “La montagna e’ fiorita”. This is a typical cryptic Sicilian innuendo. Sicilian riddles may be described as flirtations of the mind whos... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 11:36 • 6 views
Alexandra Popoff Alexandra Popoff's blog:
This Q & A was compiled by the author herself.

Q. What prompted you to write Vasily Grossman’s biography?

A. If I had to answer in one sentence––Vasily Grossman’s subject matter. To use James Atlas’ words about Edmund Wilson, Grossman “offered a large canvas on which you could draw a map of the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 11:29 • 5 views
Catherine Cowles Catherine Cowles's blog:
Beautifully Broken Pieces FOR WEBI have been dying to share this cover for weeks! What do you think? Doesn’t it give you all the freaking feels?!

Hang Le did such an amazing job of capturing the heart of Beautifully Broken Pieces. And now I can’t freaking wait for you to read this novel! Hurry up and get here February 25th!

Ama... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 11:05 • 12 views
Karen Haddigan Karen Haddigan's blog:
It was a balmy September evening in southern California and a bunch of us were sitting out on the patio enjoying wine and potluck appetizers, watching a brilliant pink sun dip into the ocean. Except for one guy who’d been divorced a couple of years, who was instead smiling down lovingly at his ph... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 10:21 • 4 views
Amanda           Rose Amanda Rose's blog:
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Book Club 2019 Is Now Forming!

This is a group where we’ll have a monthly book pick for us all to read and discuss. We’re extremely excited to announce that this group will also give us direct access to the authors for Q&A’s and interviews, and even the chance to win some signed copies from th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 10:04 • 11 views
Nicole Sager Nicole Sager's blog:
What are some of your Christmas favorites?? Comment with your answers below!!



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Published on December 13, 2018 09:57 • 4 views
Diane Findlay Diane Findlay's blog:
I'm excited! My new book, MEMORIES OF ANTIGUA: BOOKS, BUGS, BICYCLE PUMPS, BEACHES, AND BLESSINGS, is now available on Amazon, at www.amazon.com/dp/0986202827. It's been such fun to write and to revisit great memories of our family's time living on the Island as Baha'i pioneers in the early 1980s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 09:56 • 5 views
Giuliana Sica Giuliana Sica's blog:
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The winter solstice time is no longer celebrated as it once was, with the understanding that this is a period of descent and rest, of going within our homes, within ourselves and taking in all that we have been through, all that has passed in this full year... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 09:52 • 8 views
Kate Quinn Kate Quinn's blog:

Nothing fits better in a Christmas stocking than a book. Here are my recommendations for your next shopping trip, ten of the best books I read in 2018 (though not all were published this year.) Some were written by friends or colleagues, some by authors I only hope I can meet someday—but all were...

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Published on December 13, 2018 09:51 • 35 views
L.M. Roth L.M. Roth's blog:
L.M. Roth The L. M. Roth Quiz of the Day is a quiz for those familiar with the books of L. M. Roth. If you are not familiar with the books of L. M. Roth, you’d better start cramming!

The answer to yesterday's quiz: Ellie the Eel did NOT help Spinella Suella Spider cross the river in The River Expr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 09:46 • 5 views
Jenn McKinlay Jenn McKinlay's blog:
For my full list of newsletters, please check out my webpage at: www.jennmckinlay.com

December 5, 2019

Book News: THE GOOD ONES, featuring the rescue of my very own kitten King George, and set in a bookstore in North Carolina comes out February 5, 2019. This is such a personal book for me, mostly b... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 09:26 • 18 views
Becky Benishek Becky Benishek's blog:
“Martialay has a passion for teaching children foreign languages and it comes across in the book. I loved it and plan on buying the French one next. An excellent resource for teachers, parents, educators and even grandparents. A must own!”


Buckle your seatbelts!

Your child (ages 6-10) is about to t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 09:16 • 4 views
Patricia Correll Patricia Correll's blog:
I'm going to do a Christmas Buy List on my own books. You know, the "This is a gift for this kind of person".

https://www.amazon.com/Unseen-World-P...

The Unseen World is a gift for that teen girl you know who is into anime, but you don't know much about anime yourself. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 08:50 • 5 views
Chris Mares Chris Mares's blog:
Every evening that summer the boys in the village would come together on the village green to play football. Two of the big boys would take turns picking the teams.

Richard was not a big boy. He was always one of the last two to be picked.

Some of the boys were big and strong. And fast.

Richard was... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 08:49 • 4 views
Xavier Neal Xavier Neal's blog:
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Cowboy Casanova is #LIVE!!

Grab your copy today!

#Free in #KindleUnlimited
Amazon - https://amzn.to/2PB8R8Y

A country music king.

A chess playing queen.

A classic tale that begins in paradise...

What starts as an annual five day music festival on the beach l... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 08:44 • 7 views
Erica Graham Erica Graham's blog:
I am honored to be one of the showcased authors at the Indie Authors Monthly magazine booth during the 2018 Miami Book Fair. Over the next few weeks, I will be introducing authors who were also featured at the Indie Authors Monthly magazine booth.

**Note: Not all of these authors are children's au... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 08:37 • 4 views
Chris  Ledoux Chris Ledoux's blog:
Chris Ledoux
The Burnt Sunset
The Eventide Blaze
Lyricbook Solstice

While book 3 is in editing, I’ve been writing book 4 in my series.
Designing the covers always helps provide inspiration for the story.

The Burnt Sunset

The Eventide Blaze

The Aurora Brand

The Wayfarer Dawning


Chris Ledoux is the author of The Burnt Sunset Series, a set of dystopian apocalyptic fantasy nov... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 08:23 • 6 views
Roxanne Rhoads Roxanne Rhoads's blog:
THE ESSENTIAL CHRISTMAS READING LIST with KATHERINE MOORE #bewitchingbooktours http://ow.ly/w85t30mYfBi

Interview + Giveaway: Black Widow Curse and The Coven by M.D. Fryson ( @madelyn_fryson, @RoxanneRhoads ) #bewitchingbooktours http://ow.ly/4Uu830mYfo9

MAGIC IN THE MOUNTAINS -- Aspen Glen Series... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 08:20 • 3 views
Ricardo Torres Marzo Ricardo Torres Marzo's blog:
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Published on December 13, 2018 08:07 • 20 views
Catherine Coulter Catherine Coulter's blog:
Thursday, 13th December -- The "Reveal" (isn't it cool what the publishers call showing off a new cover?) -- Now, when you guys saw the reveal of LABYRINTH (FBI #23, out next July) I got a volley of questions/outrage/confusion: "What?" "You mean The Maze?" "Sounds like it's a repackage". GOODNESS... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 08:07 • 12 views
Tamara Allen Tamara Allen's blog:
I'd like to quickly mention that Invitation to the Dance was intended to be a light-hearted, fluffy bit of nonsense (and not as plot-heavy as my other stories.)
I'm sorry I didn't state that on publication, the way other writers usually do. If that's not the kind of book you like and you're unable... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 08:06 • 34 views
Chris  Stevenson Chris Stevenson's blog:
Chris StevensonHave you Hooked or are you Bait-less?
(I just hooked your ass in here, didn't I?)

I've accumulated thousands of rejection slips, both email and hard mail, dating back at least 28 years. We writers agonize over just about every word in these little snippets of rejection death, attemp... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 08:05 • 4 views
Terry Damascus Terry Damascus's blog:
I've got a new book available on Amazon today! Check out Dark Into Light, Light Into Dark: A Reverse Harem Paranormal Mystery Romance, available in eBook and paperback. You can see it on Goodreads here or buy it on Amazon here.

Here's a brief description:

For the past three hundred years, two witch... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 07:59 • 7 views
Ty The Hunter Ty The Hunter's blog:
Picture Did you ever wonder how Kat met The Man? In this free ebook, I'm going to tell you all about it. Join our reader group and start reading "The World Keepers - Beginnings", now. DOWNLOAD Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 07, 2018 16:25 • 1 view
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