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Keelie Breanna Keelie Breanna's blog:
I adored your fluttering touches
and effervescent kisses
nestled among great roots.
The sunlight dappling your shoulders.
Vines curling in your hair.
Our cheeks burning.
Wandering through hidden places.
A secret love skirting the shadows.
The water and wind sang for us.
The trees danced with us.
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Published on October 23, 2018 19:40 • 3 views
Ivy Keating Ivy Keating's blog:
Yesterday I wrote a short essay for a blogspot. I called it, 'What did Sean Dermott Eat for Breakfast'. The piece was about the importance of having well developed characters.

Sean Dermott is the new police chief in my science fiction, 'Camouflage'. After spending months writing about him there ca... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 19:22 • 6 views
Michael  Gardner Michael Gardner's blog:
I have accepted the challenge to post the covers of seven books I love (or which are significant to me). No explanation, no reviews, just the covers.

Day Two.

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Published on October 23, 2018 19:03 • 7 views
Susan Dalzell Susan Dalzell's blog:
My publisher, Adams Media, has paired up with CollegeXPress to do a Halloween poetry contest. The deadline for entering is Friday, Oct. 26. The prizes include copies of my book, Poetry 101, and You/Poet by Rayna and Samuel at Her Heart Poetry, and more!

This video from CollegeXPress has all of th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 18:58 • 6 views
Kipjo Kenyatta Ewers Kipjo Kenyatta Ewers's blog:
This October was both a big and busy month for the EVO Universe! Check out the latest blog news report right here!

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EVO Universe News: October Recap! NYC ComicCon, Awards, and Audiobook Releases! Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 18:21 • 8 views
Martha Hall Kelly Martha Hall Kelly's blog:


Since I started writing Lost Roses several years ago I’ve been pinning clues on Pinterest, about the story as I went along. I pinned pictures of the characters: Luba, Sofya, little Max, Varinka and Taras. And of course young Caroline and her mother Eliza. The plot. My inspiration. (I’ve included...

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Published on October 23, 2018 18:16 • 11 views
Jo Jette Jo Jette's blog:
"Bandwagon jumping is great if you’re living in prohibition era America and trying to steal some moonshine, but if you’re doing it to get on board with what’s currently popular in the market you’ll probably end up with no shine, much less the moon."

I’ve been writing books… well stories… OK tryi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 18:21 • 5 views
Amelia Nagoski Amelia Nagoski's blog:
Dr. Scientist’s fat shame

I went to a seminar this weekend. It was supposed to be about the subject I’m most interested in: how wellbeing intersects with art, and what to do when a lack of wellbeing interferes with making art. I left after the first day because it turned out the scientist I was th...

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Published on October 22, 2018 06:41 • 1 view
Kristal Sheets Kristal Sheets's blog:
I cursed fish love, and the God Poseidon cursed me by taking Diane away.
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Published on October 23, 2018 17:10 • 5 views
Jeremiah Donaldson Jeremiah Donaldson's blog:
The Taming of the Pansy
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07J21RPFN
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“Do you do anything other than drink beer and play video games?” Jennifer paused. “Like work or anything at all worth a shit?”

“Well, no, the asshole doesn't let me in on the business like he does Tim.”

Jennifer grunted. “I've heard.”

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Published on October 23, 2018 17:12 • 8 views
Becky Sarwate Becky Sarwate's blog:
The authors of Cubsessions: Famous Fans of Chicago's North Side Baseball Team & Their Stories of Pain, Loyalty, Hope and (Finally) Joy recently appeared on Club 400 Radio, the podcast outlet for Club 400, run by altruist and Chicago Cubs superfan Stewart McVicar.

Check out the link here: http... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 17:08 • 8 views
Bradley Poage Bradley Poage's blog:
In celebration of one of my favorite holidays where the ghosts and ghouls come out to haunt us, 10 bedtime tales of horror stories will be free for download. Get your copies, enjoy and share! Free 10/24-10/28.

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=sr_st_pr...

1 Bedtime Tales of Horror: The New Car
2 Bedtim... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 16:05 • 22 views
Michael        Wright Michael Wright's blog:
The Weather Forecast. The weather forecast for Mark’s first deployment to a Panamanian jungle location includes the threat of hurricane Jane. Mark wins favor from Elena’s parents, when he urges them to take the hurricane seriously.

See website below for more information and purchase options.

www.ab... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 15:55 • 8 views
Lori Katherine Lori Katherine's blog:
Your Chance to Win!


Who doesn’t love to win free stuff…especially books!

Tomorrow afternoon, join us for a dual author/poet interview with ME, Lori Katherine and Shanna Swenson, author of Abundance!

The rules to play are pretty simple. Like, Share and Comment to be entered to win a free copies of my... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 15:51 • 6 views
Stina Branson Stina Branson's blog:
Yeah, I admit it, I'm a pretty lousy blogger. I review books consistently, if at a glacial pace, and I do make blog posts, but it would be a huge stretch to call what I do "blogging." And I don't think switching platforms would help. At Victoria Schwab's signing event in Denver last month, I woun... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 15:46 • 6 views
Cassandra Chaput Cassandra Chaput's blog:
My poetry collection, Rooted, is officially published! So thankful for the love and support from everyone already! Add Rooted to your tbr :)
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Published on October 23, 2018 15:31 • 5 views
Lily S.  Thomas Lily S. Thomas's blog:
I hope everyone is having a good October! This has to be one of my favorite months. It's the transition between summer and winter (for Colorado), and it has one of the best holidays.

In personal news, Michael and I parked the RV in New Orleans. We are excited to see what this area holds. This RV l... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 15:27 • 5 views
Zoltan Istvan Zoltan Istvan's blog:
This is tonight in a few hours if you can make it where I discuss #transhumanism! https://www.thesfegotist.com/events/2... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 15:06 • 11 views
Nerina DiBenedetto Nerina DiBenedetto's blog:
Hello Everyone!

What a glorious October! I love the magnificent fall colors! I just came in from a brisk walk in awe of the brilliant colors this time of year has to offer!!
As this month is winding down I thought I would give away free Kindle/E book copies of The October Storm, for those who miss... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 14:55 • 7 views
Jon Zelig Jon Zelig's blog:
New story out: Camping & Cuckolding: Into the Wild Camping & Cuckolding Into the Wild by Jon Zelig

Thirtysomethings Dave & Carin meet twentysomething Rolando at a fork in the trail: when they pitch tents together, more than the campfire sparks!

Rolando won’t be stopped and Carin doesn’t want him to be; her husband can’t stop what’s go... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 14:50 • 12 views
Meghan March Meghan March's blog:
Reveling in Sin is live! You can settle in and binge-read the entire Sin Trilogy. Lincoln and Whitney have a crazy, roller coaster of a twisted ride to get to their happily ever after. I hope you enjoy their journey. I know I had a blast writing it for you!

REVELING IN SIN is available now!
Get yo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 14:34 • 29 views
J.L. Canfield J.L. Canfield's blog:
Look for my next novel titled, Icy Roads, which will be released on May 2, 2019. It's the story of a woman who learns she has been living in a house of marital cards when it collapses around her. The story questions what does it really mean to forgive, how can one forgive when your world has shat... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 14:18 • 8 views
D.R. Rosier D.R. Rosier's blog:
Hey all.

The fourth and final book of the Dark Sculptor series was released today for both KU and purchase on Amazon. Titled The Great Forest: Laya.

Link Below:

https://www.amazon.com/Great-Forest-L...

Next month, on November twenty seventh will bring the second book in the Moore World series. The ti... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 14:01 • 16 views
Chiquita Dennie Chiquita Dennie's blog:
Vanessa Andrew is done with love. She decided that from now on, everyone she meets is a suspect. All she wants to do is focus on building her clothing store up, but her plans take an interesting turn when a chance meeting with the handsome owner of the building leaves her confused, frustrated, an... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 13:41 • 7 views
Katie McGarry Katie McGarry's blog:
Hi everyone!

Kirkus Reviews gave Only a Breath Apart a starred review!

"Beyond a haunted teen romance is a beautiful, moving exploration of domestic violence, forgiveness, and self-love. Simultaneously heartbreaking and heartwarming." ~ Kirkus Reviews, starred review

To read the full review click... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 13:34 • 19 views
Luz C. M. Saltalamacchia Luz C. M. Saltalamacchia's blog:
¿Jamás les pasó que tenían muchas ganas de escribir pero por obligaciones estudiantiles no pudieron? ¿O soy la única que realmente se esforzó en el colegio? Necesito relajarme con alguien que le esté pasando lo mismo.
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Published on October 23, 2018 13:24 • 8 views
Philip   Dodd Philip Dodd's blog:
My poem, A Tale From A Bestiary Found In A Bazaar, has been published in Nomad's Choir, a quarterly poetry journal, Fall 2018 Vol. 26 Issue 4. Nomad's Choir is published in New York. Editor: Joshua Meander.

A Tale From A Bestiary Found In A Bazaar

In dreams I was a traveller
in a stone city in the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 13:03 • 12 views
Ray A. Ray A.'s blog:
The reader’s objection and the response below concern “Back to Vice & Sin,” Ray’s review of Addiction and Virtue: Beyond the Models of Disease and Choice, by Kent Dunnington, posted in Amazon, Goodreads, and “Ray’s Book Reviews” at the PTP website.

Comments from Henry Clayton
[Printed verbati... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 12:48 • 9 views
Laura     Miller Laura Miller's blog:
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Did you know you can get Will and Julia’s love story in hardback on Lulu?!

"FIVE STARS!" -Back Porch Romance Book Reviews on Butterfly Weeds

"One of the most beautiful love stories I have ever read." -Jelena's Book Blog on Butterfly Weeds

"BEAUTIFUL." -Aestas Book Blog on Butterfly Weeds Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 12:43 • 8 views
Susan Brougher Susan Brougher's blog:
the trees are dying.
okay, only two out of seven
but they're my favorite two and
when I walk outside
to listen to whispers
I hear the sounds of mourning.
already
I feel time slipping through bent fingers
already
I've picked a place to bury sun-bleached bones
already
I'm learning the words
to a song I'd prefe... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 12:19 • 8 views
Alan Short Alan Short's blog:
Currently working on two books at the moment. The first is about an MP who disappears and the investigation led by a Chinese private investigator.
The second novel I have just started to write is about a group of people forced into criminal acts because the government has mined their online secret... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 11:51 • 5 views
H.T. Night H.T. Night's blog:
Sometimes, dreams do come true, but for a vampire who has been cursed with premonitions, that’s not always a good thing.

Hunter Simon is a newly turned vampire and crisis counselor for drug addicts. He is trying to discern who he is. Others of his kind give up their human lives and live in the Fl... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 11:50 • 9 views
William L. Ingram William L. Ingram's blog:

https://redheadedbooklover.com/finding-heaven-in-the-dark-william-l-ingram/


RED HEADED BOOK LOVERS REVIEW OF: FINDING HEAVEN IN THE DARK
Finding Heaven in the Dark, William L. Ingram

October 2, 2018 by Aimee Ann

Christian Living & Devotional, NonFiction, Religion & Spirtuality
A cross countr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 11:43 • 19 views
Randy  Green Randy Green's blog:

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How To Get To Heaven?

All roads lead to heaven…until they don’t! How, then, can I get to heaven? I thought that Judaism was right for the Jews, the Tipitaka was correct for the Buddhists, the Quran was appropriate for the Muslims, the Vedas worked for the Hindus, and the Bible w...

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Published on October 23, 2018 09:01 • 8 views
Kip Koelsch Kip Koelsch's blog:
DELPHYS RISING--the follow-up to my thought-provoking thriller Wendall's Lullaby--is under construction. I'm currently hard at work finishing edits to the first draft!

Most of the action takes place 10 years after the events of Wendall's Lullaby. Current whaling and dolphin issues will play in key... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 11:21 • 9 views
George Thomas Clark George Thomas Clark's blog:
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Published on October 23, 2018 11:16 • 9 views
Ricardo Torres Marzo Ricardo Torres Marzo's blog:
Estoy muy feliz de poder anunciar que ya está en preventa en Amazon mi segunda novela: Papel de amate.

A la venta en digital y papel el 30 de octubre.

https://www.amazon.es/dp/B07JX794Q8/r... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 11:12 • 29 views
Nathan E. Eckel Nathan E. Eckel's blog:
For the past couple of weeks, I've been writing everyday. I did this initially to get ready for NaNoWriMo, but now that I've started, I excited to be writing again. I look forward to my writing time. I feel sated when I write and unnerved when I don't. So I guess I'll pass on the medical billing... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 11:10 • 7 views
Jon Lee Grafton Jon Lee Grafton's blog:
The Aliomenti Saga Box Set (Books 1-3)The Aliomenti Saga Box Set by Alex Albrinck

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


Overall, this was a fantastic trilogy. I almost exclusively read indie sci-fi author's free offerings, and sadly, most of them I put down in the first 30 pages due to poor writing. That is most certainly not the case with the Alio... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 11:08 • 8 views
Reyna Marder Gentin Reyna Marder Gentin's blog:
It’s an oft-quoted adage: “Write what you know.” So it comes as no surprise that first novels are often largely autobiographical. What do writers know better than our loved ones, our neighborhoods, our careers? I don’t flinch when people ask me whether Liana, the protagonist in my debut novel, Un... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 10:44 • 13 views
Richard Roux Richard Roux's blog:
Well...I finally wrapped up Book 2 in The Golden Empire Series. It's available in eBook and paperback. Here's a description:

"With souls darkened by time and deeds, the Roberts Boys were resistant to compassion and love, and the ability to feel sympathy and empathy for others. They were blind, not... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 10:37 • 9 views
مجید اسطیری مجید اسطیری's blog:
وقتی نیچه گریستوقتی نیچه گریست by Irvin D. Yalom

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


14.0% "در کتاب روان درمانی اگزیستانسیال یالوم از این میگوید که فروید چه شخصیت خودکامه ای دارد که دوست ندارد ضعف های خودش را بپذیرد. این جا در تعامل برویر و فروید می بینیم که دارد همان گونه فروید را می سازد. نمیدانم چقدر واقعیت دارد"
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Published on October 23, 2018 10:32 • 1 view
Chris L. Adams Chris L. Adams's blog:
October is winding down, and with only a week and a day remaining for this month of horror, I felt I should double-down on the poems.

On Bizarre Tales, I have posted two POEMS OF THE DAY-WEEK-WHATEVER - one about a prey who isn't what his hunter thinks he is, and another of a very sexy witch who's... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 10:32 • 23 views
William  West William West's blog:
Evolution of a Young Man in Love was classified by the publisher, Black Rose Writing, as a suspense thriller, which is sort of a redundant genre. Reviewers have explored the book with respect to the thriller genre as well as others, including romance and fantasy. Here a few excerpts from those re... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 10:31 • 9 views
Sharon Kay Penman Sharon Kay Penman's blog:
I am only a day behind with this entry, definitely progress. October 22, 1071 was the birth of one of the more colorful medieval figures, Guillaume, ninth Duke of Aquitaine and Count of Poitou. He is remembered today more for his bawdy poetry than for his ruling abilities, and is often called the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 10:02 • 27 views
Gregory Funaro Gregory Funaro's blog:
Enter to win an ARC of Watch Hollow from HarperCollins Children's! Just click on the Watch Hollow book cover here on goodreads, scroll down to below the book's description, and click on the "Enter Giveaway" link! Contest ends November 22. Good luck!
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Published on October 23, 2018 09:56 • 12 views
Antoinette Zam Antoinette Zam's blog:
Feel free to ask any questions. However, I can tell you that a few of my readers have expressed the love they have for Sarah, who happens to be one of the main character's in my novel. I too as the author agree. When developing each character Sarah's story at times put a tear in my eye and other... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 09:45 • 11 views
Virginia  Henderson Virginia Henderson's blog:
Good morning!

I'm happy to say that I'm half way done with my next book. Book 2 of the Log Off series will be hopefully be out on Halloween or a few days before. That's the goal anyway. The book is the prequel to Log Off, so these two can be read out of order. I'll have a lot more information late... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 09:25 • 8 views
A.J. Culpepper A.J. Culpepper's blog:
Today is the birthday of one of my favorite villains from one of my favorite anime, Donquixote Doflamingo from "One Piece", and it got me thinking about villains in general, particularly favorites. What makes a villain a 'favorite' undoubtedly varies from person to person. What makes a villain 'i... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 09:07 • 7 views
Melissa Foster Melissa Foster's blog:
HAPPY HAPPY RELEASE DAY to two of my fabulous writer friends and LWW sisters! #freeinKU #kindle

💕PROMISE ME YOU by Marina Adair
https://ladieswhowrite.com/books/prom...

💕A BRAND NEW ENDING by Jennifer Probst
https://ladieswhowrite.com/books/a-br...

*Join me tonight at 7:45pm EST to celebrate with Mar... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 23, 2018 09:01 • 11 views
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