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Kristy Kassie Kristy Kassie's blog:
Weird how my mind works. Over the weekend, I intended to write a piece for my upcoming memoir (April release) but a piece for the murder mystery I want to release in December popped out instead. Kristy KassieGotta capture the ideas when I can, right? Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2018 08:23 • 3 views
Jim Cherry Jim Cherry's blog:
I've really been working with getting a lot of articles up on Medium. I'm still getting the hang of the site, where it pulls pictures from and how successful the articles can be on Medium. I still haven't worked all the bugs out, but I'm working on it.

I've published a couple articles you may be i... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2018 08:09 • 2 views
Bogdan Costin Bogdan Costin's blog:
În așteptarea lansării ediției franceze a primului meu roman, ”Cum să faci primul milion”, am studiat și eu puțin situația din Franța. Am descoperit că, așa cum refuză ei tot felul de influențe anglo-americane (ordinateur in loc de computer, ca să dăm un singur exemplu), francezii nu au asimilat... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2018 07:55 • 6 views
Angel M.B. Chadwick Angel M.B. Chadwick's blog:
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Published on January 22, 2018 07:25 • 11 views
Κατερίνα Μαλακατέ Κατερίνα Μαλακατέ's blog:


Οι πολύγλωττοι εραστές είναι το δεύτερο βιβλίο της Σουηδής Λίνα Βολφ κι έχει βραβευτεί με το –ψαρωτικό- βραβείο Augustus (Στρίνμπεργκ) στη χώρα της. Η Λίνα Βολφ έκανε αίσθηση με το πρώτο της μυθιστόρημα, Bret Easton Ellis and the Other Dogs, που μεταφράστηκε σε πολλές γλώσσες. 
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Published on January 18, 2018 03:42 • 1 view
Debby Feo Debby Feo's blog:
Just finished writing my 14th between-my-vampire-books story. Some have already appeared/or will appear in either "Frostfire Worlds" or "Bloodbond" magazines from Alban Lake Publishing.
The order of my vampire books is:
"Vow of Blood" set in Rome, 84 A.D.
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Published on January 22, 2018 07:13 • 28 views
Michael Kardos Michael Kardos's blog:
Hi everyone,

Goodreads giveaway for BLUFF underway! (Thanks, fine folks at Grove Atlantic/Mysterious Press.) Ten copies available.

Happy Monday,

Mike
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Published on January 22, 2018 06:29 • 4 views
John Everett Branch Jr. John Everett Branch Jr.'s blog:

In the spacious kitchen of a house in Houston occupied by a surgeon, his wife, and their children (one of whom was a friend of mine), I once saw a decorative sign saying, “Behind every great man there’s a woman telling him he’s wrong.” The man of the house was known in my neighborhood to be a sur...

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Published on January 22, 2018 06:05 • 9 views
Susan Wittig Albert Susan Wittig Albert's blog:
Hey, it's a giveaway! GoodReads has a new program of ebook giveaways. This is my first one: 100 copies of...
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Published on January 20, 2018 08:10 • 8 views
Joni  Parker Joni Parker's blog:
Wow! Great film. This is based on a true story. Shortly after 9/11, the U.S. had an opportunity to stop Al Qaeda in its tracks by securing Mazur-i-Sharif, a city in Afghanistan against the Taliban and Al Qaeda fighters. The U.S. Army sent a group of Special Forces soldiers in to support General D... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2018 05:30 • 32 views
Allison Hurd Allison Hurd's blog:

On Friday, I experienced an alien abduction.


Not like the UFO kind, with little green men and probes, that would be ridiculous.


No, this is one I inadvertently signed up for.


All I wanted was to be able to see again. Since I was 10, I’ve been going steadily blind, to the point that, without some sor...

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Published on January 21, 2018 15:55 • 7 views
Briana Michaels Briana Michaels's blog:
I’ll be honest, writing is a scary thing and it’s not always fun. Well, unless you’re a horror junky in which case this is probably the career for you. There are many words I could use to describe this way of life - because that’s what writing is, a way of life - but the best word I can come up w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2018 05:15 • 8 views
Emma Coray Emma Coray's blog:
Author's new book receives a warm literary welcome.

Readers' Favorite announces the review of the Fiction - Paranormal book "The Foreseen" by Emma Coray, currently available at http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1786....

Readers' Favorite is one of the largest book review and award contest sites on t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2018 04:57 • 17 views
Chelle Bliss Chelle Bliss's blog:
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Published on January 22, 2018 04:50 • 11 views
J.M. Lawler J.M. Lawler's blog:
New year, new book cover. The cover is the most important tool an author has to sell a book. We’ve all heard the dangers of judging a book by its cover, but it’s amazing how many people do. And why not, anyway? A cover is a split second glimpse into what a story is about. It either captures the n... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2018 04:13 • 9 views
Julie Elizabeth Powell Julie Elizabeth Powell's blog:

THE DEMON DELIVERANCE


Knights of Black Swan, Book 12


by Victoria Danann


Genre: Paranormal Romance
If you force a demon to agree to a deal under duress, you will live to regret it.


New York Times bestselling author, Victoria Danann, adds a long-awaited book to the Knights of Black Swan saga fe...

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Published on January 22, 2018 02:19 • 9 views
Peggy Jaeger Peggy Jaeger's blog:

You all know I lovelovelove when one of my  Wild Rose Press sistahs comes for a visit. And I love it more when they’ve got a new book to talk about. With me today is author Karilyn Bentley. She’s got a brand new release TODAY(!) called DEVIL TAKE ME, and it sounds fab!! Sit back and read all abou...

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Published on January 22, 2018 02:15 • 42 views
Ivan  Marković Ivan Marković's blog:
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The type of books you usually read says more about you than you realize. Or, to be more precise, what you like about what you’ve read says more about you than you realize.
Like it or not, in life most of us gravitate towards what is familiar to us, and this applies to the books we read, too. Fam... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2018 01:43 • 12 views
Amy Lane Amy Lane's blog:
So, yesterday we...

Went to Squish's soccer game, where they got blown away. She got to play goalie for the second half--and she made some pretty awesome saves.

"Hey, Squish! How do you feel about the game?"

"Bruised. I feel... bruised.

Went out to lunch, where Chicken got us an employee discount an... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2018 23:23 • 17 views
Monique Snyman Monique Snyman's blog:

Welcome! In 2009, I started my career as a ‘serious’ writer when my first book was published, and not knowing how to actually get a foot in the industry, I inadvertently also became a horror gossip columnist for a now defunct horror website. From there, I moved on to becoming a film and book revi...

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Published on August 16, 2017 04:28 • 8 views
Kate Willis Kate Willis's blog:

I do some of the same things every day. Some because they are necessary to life (i.e. toothbrushing, eating, and answering emails) and others because I simply could never give them up (i.e. Bible reading, fiction gobbling, and story scribing).


While I dearly love stability and routine, sometimes m...

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Published on January 19, 2018 21:37 • 11 views
Camilla Monk Camilla Monk's blog:

I’m probably going to regret posting this but it is something I’ve been turning around in my head for a while now, and I need to let it out.

You did not see me use the “#metoo” hashtag on Twitter until now, and here’s why:


At the age of seventeen, I was followed, threatened, beaten and raped by...

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Published on January 21, 2018 10:59 • 11 views
Cara Dee Cara Dee's blog:

“You gotta be more active on social media,” she said. “It’ll be fun,” she said.


“Update your blog more often,” she said. “It’ll be fun,” she said.


Are you having fun yet?


Eliza is a PA in a managerwolf clothing. (It’s a word!) She’s bossy. And it’s kind of hard to bitch at her when she’s right, alth...

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Published on January 17, 2018 12:59 • 9 views
Dan  Henk Dan Henk's blog:

I know I’m being a picky artist, but sometimes you have to really work a piece before you get optimal results. This is the latest update on this first illustration I did for my new novel “The End Of The World”.

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Published on January 21, 2018 20:23 • 9 views
Thabiso Monkoe Thabiso Monkoe's blog:
It was in 1966 on my sixth birthday celebration, after I was dancing the "Twist" on the stage at the D.O.C.C. hall, in Orlando East, that my parents proceeded with celebrations, in same evening, with with close friends and family at home, in the cottage of the Y.M.C.A.

Since I was still awake, and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2018 19:11 • 35 views
Shannon A. Thompson Shannon A. Thompson's blog:

If you’ve ever attended a movie premiere or book signing, you’ve probably heard someone squeal, “I totally ship them!”


I admit, the first time I heard this was at Cassandra Clare’s book signing in Kansas City over a year ago…and I was super confused. “Ship?” I thought. “Like a boat?” So here I am,...

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Published on January 19, 2018 22:01 • 9 views
Andrea Speed Andrea Speed's blog:
... and a small apology - http://andreaspeed.com/2018/troublema...
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Published on January 21, 2018 18:48 • 10 views
Mark D. Trollinger Mark D. Trollinger's blog:
The revisions are complete on my second cryptozoology & craft beer story. The book is now in the hands of a few beta readers (although I would like a few more).

In anticipation of the upcoming release I have lowered the e-book for the first book, the Chupacabra and the Bat Rastard to 99 cents... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2018 18:33 • 9 views
Janette Kirchner Janette Kirchner's blog:
First night back and Curly and Athena were woken up by someone barreling into his office yelling, “Commander Cullen!”

Cullen and Athena both groaned. He got out of bed and as Curly dressed he called out, “I’ll be right down.” Curly watched Athena stretch languidly in bed, “you’re not coming are yo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2018 18:14 • 30 views
Sheri Poe-Pape Sheri Poe-Pape's blog:
Starting January 26th-February 2nd, get a Kindle copy of my book "Cassie Pup Takes the Cake??" Great for the whole family!
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Published on January 21, 2018 18:13 • 11 views
William Meikle William Meikle's blog:
Now that the birthday giveaway is done, I’ve taken it down off the website, and added a new one, that will run from now until 28th Feb.

In this one you get a chance to win a six ebook bundle containing the following:

- THE HOLE
- NIGHT OF THE WENDIGO
- THE EXILED
- CLOCKWORK DOLLS
- PENTACLE
- THE... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2018 18:06 • 14 views
Gabe Redel Gabe Redel's blog:
All the Shelves
by Gabe Redel


Is it that people are mud hills?
Is it that the rain falls over the hill
and washes pieces of ourselves into the great river,
and the river carries them away,
far, far away until we can no longer see
what it is that we had lost?

Are we the trees collecting plastic bags
and ol... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2018 17:58 • 24 views
Rosalinda Rosales Morgan Rosalinda Rosales Morgan's blog:

Subli


What is Subli?



Subli preceded Christianity in the Philippines and is a pre-Spanish era’s religious ritual. The people of Bauan, Batangas paid homage to the cross, reverently called Mahal na Poong Alitagtag (Beloved Holy Cross of Alitagtag) by dancing the folk dance called Subli. The dance i...

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Published on January 11, 2018 08:48 • 8 views
Phoenix_ Phoenix_'s blog:
My essay collection Visions is going to be free tomorrow for Kindle. Amazon.com/author/phoenix_rises
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Published on January 21, 2018 17:11 • 16 views
Max Davine Max Davine's blog:
Under the lavender sunset,
stirred dreams that lay in wait,
as the sun lay down to rest,
dormant desires awake.

Underneath the milky clouds,
my hands begin to shake,
the world is silent all around,
two worlds gravitate.

We saw it all turn into dust,
the way we feared did take,
but beneath the soft violet d... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2018 16:09 • 25 views
L. Dustin Twede L. Dustin Twede's blog:
Sharing photographs I took of frogs at the Nisqually Wildlife Refuge just outside Olympia, Washington. Would highly recommend visiting this refuge. The small frogs are Pacific Tree Frogs. The final two pictures are of American Bullfrogs. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 05, 2017 22:51 • 6 views
Richard Cozicar Richard Cozicar's blog:
January set in cold and dark this year but the book ideas are running hot.

My next release, The Wolves Of Satan, is working its way through editing. Still more re-writing to be done and then off for proof readings.

Pending release – fall of 2018.

I am busy at the keyboard. Chapters of my latest work... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2018 15:36 • 36 views
James Litherland James Litherland's blog:
When I wrote Uncertain Murder, I discovered how difficult getting a mystery just right could be. And being a writer who doesn’t plan everything out ahead meant a lot more work on the back end, not just to get the details correct and the clues in place, but to make sure the story unfolded properly... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2018 12:58 • 12 views
L.B. O'Milla L.B. O'Milla's blog:
Under open sky
How great,
When it's minus five
Centigrade
To have a lazy float and swim
Covered by the coat of dense of steam.
Lifeguards are clod
In thick jackets and boots,
But we aren't cold
In our bathing suits.
Frost is gleaming
At the ends of our hair,
But we keep swimming,
We do not care.
Then... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2018 15:26 • 19 views
S.L. Brown S.L. Brown's blog:
(A message from my Inspiration with Sean Puffy Brown page)

Happy Sunday Inspiration Nation. Last night I started thinking about all the people who I meet, talk to and/or read messages from on all these social media platforms. I honestly started feeling a bit sad at the underline (sometimes in you... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2018 15:21 • 21 views
Genevieve Cogman Genevieve Cogman's blog:

Apologies for not posting for a few days – things have been hectic. I’ve just turned in the first draft for book five (yes, it has a title, yes, I’ve seen the cover, yes, I hope to show you both soon) and the day job is also in the middle of a busy cycle. So I have had very little brain of late.


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Published on January 21, 2018 14:56 • 52 views
Thomas W. Devine Thomas W. Devine's blog:
In Richard North Paterson’s novel “Race” a character who is a US presidential candidate says:

“A humane society, some would say, knows that a fetus is a life and values it too much to play God.”

Those same people might say that, given the rate of abortions across the world, we are a long way from h... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2018 14:31 • 26 views
M.K. Alexander M.K. Alexander's blog:
10. Final Thoughts

Patience, perseverance, and hard work will take you to your sales destination, though consider that posthumous success is slightly less than fulfilling (next of kin take note). Please keep in mind, most of these tips are for living indie-authors only. Let’s review:

1. Book title... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2018 14:21 • 77 views
June Ahern June Ahern's blog:


Sticks and bones may break my bones but names will never hurt me.

The little ditty children learn  to ward off feeling badly when attacked by mean name calling.

Mikey's stupid.  Mary's an ugly, fat cow. Bobby's skeely-eyed! Suzy's so skinny she falls through cracks. You're crazy. Belong in a nut h... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2018 14:14 • 13 views
Michael Lauck Michael Lauck's blog:
Most of my material is only available in a digital format because I really want to keep the cost down. I like offering my books as cheaply as possible, in the spirit of the low cost paperback books I read as a kid and the pulp magazines that came before them. That being said, I like a real book s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2018 13:44 • 9 views
David Ravenwood David Ravenwood's blog:
There is an unfortunate behavior in our churches that I’ve seen for almost six decades. Too many people who profess to be Christians seem to think we have entered a protective cocoon when we go to church; on a subconscious level, we believe we can think only of ourselves and do what ever we want.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2018 13:14 • 25 views
Katheryn Maddox Haddad Katheryn Maddox Haddad's blog:
Stephen Unlikely Martyr (Intrepid Men of God Book 7) by Katheryn Maddox HaddadThe scripture for today, January 21 (1/21), is Job 1:21 as found in the Old Testament of the Bible:

00-Stephen-Cover-Kindle-Thumbnail“ ‘Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked I will depart. The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away; may the name of the Lord be praised.’ “

Job had every reas... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2018 12:58 • 10 views
Jane Blythe Jane Blythe's blog:
"Ahh."

The sound of moaning caught her by surprise.

Was someone here?

Where was here?

Paisley felt numb. Like she was floating. She was so tired. She wanted to let her mind go blank and drift away again but something was niggling at the back of her mind. A memory, but she couldn't catch hold of it.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2018 12:49 • 19 views
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