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Jess Michaels Jess Michaels's blog:
Hi everyone! Have you seen or listened to the soundtrack for the amazing Broadway musical Hamilton? There’s a song in the show called “Nonstop” and the line is, “Why do you write like you’re running out of time, write day and night like you’re running out of time?” Well, there’s a reason I sing a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2018 07:27 • 1 view
Eileen  Sheehan Eileen Sheehan's blog:
I just heard from the Portuguese translator for my vampire romance, The Princess and the Vampire King. It will be ready for release in June 2018!!! Please spread the words to your friends and family who read this language so that they and enjoy the story. Also, if you've read it, please post a re... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2018 07:20 • 1 view
Doug Lewars Doug Lewars's blog:
Guards! Guards! (Discworld, #8; City Watch #1)Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


*** Possible Spoilers ***

Of all the books I've read by Terry Pratchett, I've yet to come across one I dislike. This was certainly no exception. The characters are charming, quirky, and humorous. The plot moves quickly and keeps things exci... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2018 07:15 • 1 view
C.  Schmidt C. Schmidt's blog:
My first book, Hock City, is now available at Amazon. I will be doing several giveaways over the course of the year.

Here is the link to the first one! Check it out if you're interested.

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Published on May 22, 2018 07:05 • 1 view
Z.  Altug Z. Altug's blog:
For Day 22, please go through the following daily checklist. Have a splendid day.
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Quote of the Day: “Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.” - Buddha
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Daily Fact: Prob... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2018 06:44 • 5 views
Jim   Lyon Jim Lyon's blog:






























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Immersing herself in work worldly reporter Alyssa K travels to New York on the trail of a hot story. After arriving she discovers that the story is much bigger than she could have dreamed. Facing steep competition from a rival with no scruples, Alyss... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2018 06:42 • 3 views
Gina A. Jones Gina A. Jones's blog:
Bring Me BackBring Me Back by B.A. Paris

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


Bring Me Back

This is the second book I have read from B A Paris. LOVE! LOVE!. My first book romance with B A Paris was, Behind Closed Doors. Another 5 Stars. Now, I need to go back and read The Break Down.

Finn's girlfriend, Layla went missing twe... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2018 06:26 • 7 views
Darrel Burt Darrel Burt's blog:
My life behind bars is being given away for only 99 cents. This giveaway only last for 2 weeks so pick up your copy today.
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Published on May 22, 2018 06:14 • 7 views
Michael L. Salvador Michael L. Salvador's blog:
Most scholars would agree that the Lion from the Tribe of Judah is a reference to Christ, as noted in the book of Revelations (Ch. 5). In the book of Micah (Ch. 2-6), it speaks of the remnant of Judah, possibly a gentile, who will bring restoration to the land and peace. In the book of Malachi (l... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2018 06:14 • 6 views
D.F. McKeever D.F. McKeever's blog:
Extract from “The Entrepreneur- White Ball Thinking” by D.F.McKeever

Chapter 8: II. The Believer: Faith



Hand in hand with ‘The Spirit’ is ‘The Believer’ it is only with belief, faith and self belief that anything can ever be achieved. Some of us have been bestowed with this natural attribute of fai... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2018 05:56 • 17 views
Rachel Carney Rachel Carney's blog:
I began an MA in Creative Writing in September, studying at Manchester Metropolitan University (part time by distance learning). I chose this particular course because it was possible to fit the work around my paid employment – the seminars are online in the evening (through chatrooms) and you ca... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 21, 2018 23:00 • 5 views
Susan Wittig Albert Susan Wittig Albert's blog:
A couple of years ago, I wrote a novel about Kay Summersby, Eisenhower's Irish military aide/driver/lover during WW2. The General's Women by Susan Wittig Albert As in all my biographical fiction, I tried to make Kay as real as I could, using all the research resources I could find. Her postwar life has always been an enigma, and I felt... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2018 05:42 • 86 views
Sadie Robertson Sadie Robertson's blog:
 









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I want to share advice I would give my sister and friends from lessons I learned over the past few years... some the hard way :)

 

As a sister, let me save you some time and emotion.

 

When it comes to your confidence… you need to realize that there is nothing you could have now, nor will have that...

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Published on May 21, 2018 16:00 • 1 view
Lara   Lee Lara Lee's blog:

[image error]Steering the Craft: A Twenty-First-Century Guide to Sailing the Sea of Story by Ursula K. Le Guin is a fantastic book, but don’t read it thinking it will teach you how to write a novel. Instead, read Write and Revise for Publication by Jack Smith to learn how to take an idea from an...

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Published on May 21, 2018 06:33 • 5 views
Dianne Freeman Dianne Freeman's blog:

I recently had an opportunity to talk with author Debra Sennefelder about writing her debut novel, The Uninvited Corpse, the first in The Food Blogger Series. Here’s a little bit about the book:


Leaving behind a failed career as a magazine editor and an embarrassing stint on a reality baking show,...

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Published on May 21, 2018 20:21 • 5 views
Lucas Vargas Sierra Lucas Vargas Sierra's blog:

Levantarse a las seis de la mañana.

Desarmar la cama.

Preparar el hábito (camiseta negra, correa, jeans, idénticos día tras día tras día).

Leer un poema.

Calentar la leche para el milo y el agua para el tinto. Dos tazas del primero, cuatro del segundo. Servir la leche caliente en un mug rojo giga...

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Published on May 21, 2018 15:57 • 11 views
KristaLyn A. Vetovich KristaLyn A. Vetovich's blog:

In case you missed it last week, a local high school art class participated in a contest for my new YA/NA fantasy book series that debuts this Fall with “Strayed.” Each student read the sample chapter of “Strayed,” which you can find here, and drew whatever stuck out to them.

I took to social m...

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Published on May 21, 2018 07:17 • 3 views
Susan Trombley Susan Trombley's blog:

I have released the kraken, folks! (C’mon, you knew that was going to be in there somewhere

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Published on May 21, 2018 20:05 • 8 views
Fran Krause Fran Krause's blog:


deep-dark-fears:


Keep an eye on them. A fear submitted by Kiran to Deep Dark Fears - thanks!


My new book “The Creeps” is available now from your local bookstore, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Book Depository, iBooks, IndieBound, and wherever books are sold. You can find more information here.


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Published on May 21, 2018 20:46 • 5 views
L. Danvers L. Danvers's blog:
For a limited time, you can grab my YA fantasy Fate Abandoned FREE on Amazon. The full series is available in Kindle Unlimited.

Here is the link: http://getbook.at/FateAbandoned

ROBIN HOOD MEETS ALADDIN IN THIS ROMANTIC, ACTION-PACKED SERIES.

Some bow to fate. Others rise.

In the ancient kingdom of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2018 05:17 • 7 views
Erwin K. Thomas Erwin K. Thomas's blog:
In Gifts of God readers will behold Christ as the light of their lives. They will recognize his divine blessings, delight fully in the Holy Eucharist, and manifest his spiritual goodness. Believers will grow in faith, witness to others, feed the poor, heal the sick, and experience miracles. As gi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2018 05:14 • 23 views
Erik Henry Vick Erik Henry Vick's blog:


Last week, I took you on a virtual tour of Oneka Falls, NY, the fictional town at the center of the Demon King story. This week, let me introduce you to the tree in the center of the forest…



That’s him. Herlequin’s tree… You might be seeing nicely groomed grounds, a path, a light, a building, an...

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Published on May 21, 2018 12:29 • 7 views
Chris Riddell Chris Riddell's blog:


Half Term.

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Published on May 22, 2018 01:35 • 6 views
Yann Girard Yann Girard's blog:

Today I found an ice cream shop that was selling black ice cream cones.

I've never seen a black ice cream cone before in my entire life.

And as it seemed dozens of other people in line haven't seen a black ice cream cone before either.

Because the ice cream itself wasn't really that special.

So p...

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Published on May 21, 2018 13:30 • 8 views
Aaron E. Carroll Aaron E. Carroll's blog:

As you know, I’m now the Web and Social Media Editor at JAMA Pediatrics. We’ve got a podcast where I discuss a paper from the journal. I do my best to pick good ones.


Please consider giving this a listen, and subscribe! Doing so makes it more likely that I’ll be able to keep doing this.


This week,...

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Published on May 21, 2018 10:47 • 6 views
Martina Frammartino Martina Frammartino's blog:
Ieri ho segnalato di aver trovato su Amazon una scheda relativa a Fuoco e Sangue di George R.R. Martin, con data di pubblicazione fissata genericamente al 1 gennaio 2030. Si tratta della data usata per i libri di futura pubblicazione … Continua a leggere → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2018 00:12 • 7 views
Kyle Robert Shultz Kyle Robert Shultz's blog:

You know how I’ve said in podcasts and elsewhere how you should never change something you’ve already published if you can possibly help it?

Well, that’s absolutely true, and you should definitely refrain from doing that.

But…I’m doing it. With one tiny, nerdy detail of the Afterverse that I doub...

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Published on May 21, 2018 06:00 • 7 views
Malia Zaidi Malia Zaidi's blog:
[image error]Where has this year gone?! I can't believe it is already the end of May 2018! I feel as if it was Christmas just a few weeks ago. Does anyone else feel the same? Anyway . . . the arrival of summer means (at least for many of us) warmer temperatures and maybe even a little holiday or... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 21, 2018 22:39 • 8 views
Ben Witherington III Ben Witherington III's blog:
Here’s a older post by Larry Hurtado on why Mark’s Gospel survived even though 95% can be found in Matthew, plus lots of other valuable material. See what you think? BW3 —- Why did the Gospel of Mark Survive? by larryhurtado One of the many curiosities in the study of the NT and earliest Christia... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 21, 2018 22:05 • 5 views
John Eldredge John Eldredge's blog:

My awakening began with two simple experiences. The first came through touching wet granite.


I am a writer by trade. Add to this occupation the average person’s basic online consumption, and the result is, I find myself in front of screens for long periods of my day. While finishing a recent book...

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Published on May 21, 2018 09:45 • 18 views
M.J. Howson M.J. Howson's blog:
I have some huge news to announce. Shortly after launching Tallow An Urban Legend back in November last year, I began talks with a marketing/editing company. After multiple meetings I finally signed on with them. They have spent the past few months editing my first published novel. Their criticis... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2018 04:45 • 23 views
Christina Ryan Claypool Christina Ryan Claypool's blog:

Hollywood movies are a lot different today than they once were. We could almost always count on the fact, no matter how dark the story, there would be some type of redemption, motivating message, or justice at the end. But that’s not true anymore.


“Why do we watch movies?” an archived article from...

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Published on May 21, 2018 14:55 • 10 views
Linn Strømsborg Linn Strømsborg's blog:

Jeg løp til Sørenga, fikk gnagsår og litt soleksem på skuldrene på grunn av sekken. Jeg skifta til bikini og klatra ned stigen til vannet, det var for kaldt, så jeg klatra opp igjen. Da kom det en dame til på min alder som også skifta til bikini, klatra ned stigen, svømte et par tak, dukka under...

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Published on May 21, 2018 07:41 • 7 views
M.L. Bullock M.L. Bullock's blog:
Picture Isn't he gorgeous? He lives in my woods. Greetings and Salutations, to quote the world's second most popular spider. Although, in my book, Charlotte is the hands down favorite. (Take that Itsy-Bitsy.) Although the truth be known, I don't care for spiders much, but a lifetime of living in old hou... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 21, 2018 09:39 • 6 views
Joseph Max Lewis Joseph Max Lewis's blog:
Friends - Last week I asked if you do rescue, why do you have to respect your dog’s memories?

Answer, because you don’t know what happened to them.

Remember, most rescue dogs were either stray or came out of a traumatic situation. Our first rescue, Spot, ran stray for at least a year before Rescu... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2018 04:39 • 11 views
Chris Hardwick Chris Hardwick's blog:

Jake Gyllenhaal could be joining the MCU in the Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel, so does that mean Ben Affleck will be staying on as the DCEU’s Batman? We discussed the latest superhero news on today’s Nerdist News Talks Back, along with a full (spoiler-filled!) breakdown of Deadpool 2, and new det...

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Published on May 21, 2018 15:38 • 4 views
Scott Sauls Scott Sauls's blog:

Sometimes I struggle with the Bible.


When I read Scripture, potential distractions abound. So many things seem more urgent and alluring—things like email, text messages, social media, the day’s news cycle, to-do lists, the latest Netflix series or music release, or opportunities to connect with ac...

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Published on May 21, 2018 15:21 • 8 views
Becky Siegel Spratford Becky Siegel Spratford's blog:
As readers of this blog know, I have been on all of you for a while now about not only diversifying your own reading, but promoting more diverse reads.

You can click here to see many of my rants about this topic. [I especially think you need to read this one] But, I have also been particularly on... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 21, 2018 08:27 • 2 views
Rebecca   Ross Rebecca Ross's blog:


I’ve gotten quite a few new followers this past week, so I thought it would be nice to introduce myself.

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Published on May 21, 2018 12:27 • 1 view
Steve Kamb Steve Kamb's blog:

���Why is my eye twitching?!���

It���s 5:45AM, and I���m lying in bed with my eyes closed. I���m exhausted because I managed to have one of my recurring nightmares the previous night where I dreamed my bed was covered in spiders���this happens once every few months, especially when I���m overti...

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Published on May 21, 2018 06:04 • 4 views
Bill Gaultiere Bill Gaultiere's blog:

It was a defining moment when I faced my fear of failing and looking foolish in the most important purpose of my life. Before I tell you that story let’s chat a bit about success and failure. We all want to be a success. We want to make a positive difference for God and for…


The post Success is Fa...

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Published on May 21, 2018 20:50 • 3 views
Stephanie Garber Stephanie Garber's blog:

It’s only 8 days until Legendary releases, so I thought it would be fun to share a picture of the map inside. This is exactly how I pictured Valenda, the city where most of Legendary takes place. I might even love this map more than the map inside of Caraval. It’s so detailed and I hope it makes...

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Published on May 21, 2018 10:05 • 23 views
Paul   Mosier Paul Mosier's blog:

Dear Harmony–


It is the evening of Sunday, May twentieth, two thousand eighteen. I am standing in the courtyard of The Hive, where we have had so many good times together, and am surrounded by your family, friends, and neighbors. After a warm day, the evening is fittingly beautiful for a celebrati...

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Published on May 21, 2018 22:02 • 7 views
Rod Dreher Rod Dreher's blog:

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When I lived in New York, and would give my houseguests tips for navigating the city on their own, I told them that yes, public toilets are hard to find, but if you buy something at Starbucks, you can use the toilet there. It’s worth it when you really have to go.


It has al...

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Published on May 21, 2018 21:14 • 9 views
Penelope Ward Penelope Ward's blog:
Rebel Heart
The series is now complete!
REBEL HEART (Rush Series, Book 2) is LIVE!

THE PRICE WILL BE GOING UP FOR BOTH BOOKS AFTER RELEASE!
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Published on May 22, 2018 04:20 • 9 views
DiAnn Mills DiAnn Mills's blog:

By DiAnn Mills @DiAnnMills


Lions fascinate me. They represent nobility and respect, and their muscular bodies are to be admired and feared. No fat anywhere. Like I hope my stories resonate with readers.


What do Lions and Writing a Novel have in Common?

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The more I thought about...

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Published on May 21, 2018 17:00 • 8 views
C.T. Phipps C.T. Phipps's blog:

     Pfft, this one is a tough one to review. Well, okay, it's not. Hack/Slash volume 3 isn't actually that good. I was a huge fan of the first two volumes but this omnibus and its stories pushed me away from the franchise. Basically, the omnibus takes some of the flaws of the previous volumes a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 21, 2018 15:46 • 9 views
Sean McDowell Sean McDowell's blog:
How Do We Save Truth? Interview with Author Abdu Murray.


How has the loss of truth devastated our culture? How do we "save truth" in our post-truth world? Sean interviews Abdu Murray about his new book "Saving Truth" Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2018 04:00 • 6 views
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