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Haru Ichiban Haru Ichiban's blog:

Day 11 was nothing but rest all day, much needed rest since I developed a thumb tendinitis—not the artwork’s fault, there’s a couple things I do effort with it at home. So here’s day 12, I was feeling lack of inspiration (mostly because I can’t decide who to picture in next Angel Power Compendium... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 18:42 • 8 views
Lewis Crow Lewis Crow's blog:
These days, most of my creative energy is being directed at deciding the fate of a certain character in my sequel to The Nautilus Legacy. Until now, the character dies. But I recently chose to ponder the question, must it be so?

If they live, it opens up new avenues of character development. It ca... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 17:44 • 9 views
Deborah Sheldon Deborah Sheldon's blog:
The Australasian Horror Writers Association invites applications from AHWA members for its 2018 Mentorship Program. From the AHWA website:

THREE new mentorships are available with award-winning writers Alan Baxter, Deb Sheldon, and Kaaron Warren, who will work one-on-one with successful mentees to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 17:40 • 12 views
David Carlson David Carlson's blog:
ARE YOU A WRITING ATHLETE? (These first blogs in the series pertain more to writing fiction. Non-fiction writing projects will be the focus of later blogs)
Part Two: BEGINNING TO SHAPE THE CLAY
In the first blog in this series, we compared writing to running a marathon with hurdles. Writing is li... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 17:08 • 7 views
Kathy J. Jacobson Kathy J. Jacobson's blog:
It's wedding season. I believe I may set a record for weddings I've attended or participated in this summer and early fall before all is said and done. Each one so far has been unique and special to the couples involved. The brides and grooms have been of different ages and different stages of li... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 16:39 • 32 views
Katie McGarry Katie McGarry's blog:
Hi everyone!

The Kindle version of Say You'll Remember Me is only $2.99!!! Hurry before this deal ends!

https://www.amazon.com/Say-Youll-Reme...

Click here to purchase!

US only. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 16:33 • 8 views
Kate Willis Kate Willis's blog:

Last weekend, I sold books at our local homeschool convention with my amazing Generation Rising team members. Here’s a quick recap and picture fest!


While some of us set out decorations, arranged books, and fiddled with the tablecloth, Paul and Tanner rigged up our banner. It was my special job to...

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Published on July 16, 2018 15:03 • 7 views
Barbara Vortman Barbara Vortman's blog:
Book Number 24:
Firestorm
by Nevada Barr

Anna Pigeon is a firefighter/medic/security professional during a fire in California’s Lassen Volcanic National Park. Her group is caught in a fire surge and trapped by a sudden snow storm. The discovery of the murder of one of their fellow crew members incre... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 16:01 • 8 views
Angela Pisaturo Angela Pisaturo's blog:
Everyone has a vision, a hope about their writing careers.

People teased saying, "I need to get your autograph now before you are so famous I won't be able to get near you!

I laugh, but really, this writer's dream is just to touch as many hearts as the Lord puts in my path with the stories He has i... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 15:34 • 6 views
Harvey Swann Harvey Swann's blog:
Over 40 years ago, being an exceptional typist was one of the main catalysts that propelled my advancements in the workplace. It helped me to become the supervisor of the typing pool. (Often times, the better typists were given supervisor or assistant supervisor roles). Then, the individual respo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 15:15 • 5 views
Amberly M. Ruck, Ph.D. Amberly M. Ruck, Ph.D.'s blog:
Do you want your business profits to sky rocket?

Check out The Profit Rocket:

https://www.amazon.com/Business-Intel... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 15:05 • 6 views
Denver Michaels Denver Michaels's blog:
For anyone interested, I've put a full-length PDF of my book Detours Into the Paranormal: Atlantic City Road Trip on my website under the "My Books" section. This is the direct link if you would like to download a copy.


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Published on July 16, 2018 14:53 • 5 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 Friday's quiz: it was Lamar who attempted to give Abelard a crystal ball in Abelard and the Dragon's... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 14:35 • 11 views
Todd Strasser Todd Strasser's blog:
With the book officially pubbing tomorrow, I was asked again today why I feel it's an important subject to address, given that it doesn't feel like we're at war at the moment. The first thought that comes to mind is that the United States is indeed at war, in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Y... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 14:09 • 9 views
Zoltan Istvan Zoltan Istvan's blog:
My debate on #BasicIncome at FreedomFest against Dr. Barbara Kolm, director at the Austrian Economic Center (debate moderated by syndicated columnist and scholar Veronique de Rugy) got a write-up in Nevada Current (article by journalist Jeniffer Solis). https://www.nevadacurrent.com/2018/07... #F... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 14:04 • 7 views
Faye Belle Faye Belle's blog:
“I’m soooo busy,” a phrase I’ve heard myself muttering to anyone who will listen over the past couple of months. Now, whilst I normally hate a complainer, and hate it even more when I’m the one doing the complaining, I still find myself muttering those words on a near daily basis. I know I should... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 13:52 • 12 views
Jemiah Jefferson Jemiah Jefferson's blog:
My next novel, Before and After Michael, will see publication by the first of August! Stay tuned and keep watching this space for information on how you can obtain a copy for your own pleasure...
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Published on July 16, 2018 13:40 • 11 views
Deborah A.M. Phillips Deborah A.M. Phillips's blog:
Years ago while reading an article in the Canadian Geographic Magazine the seed for my book Argonauta was sown. Where Fishes Walked, a piece about fossils on the Gaspé shore at Miguasha ignited the flame for the book idea. The paleontological site in the Gaspé is listed by UNESCO as a world herit... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 13:15 • 11 views
David    Ward David Ward's blog:
An excerpt from my book, Bay of Hope, courtesy of 'All Lit Up', a site committed to Canadian literature and independent publishers. They've also sourced some previously unseen images from Newfoundland's sou'west coast, where my story takes place. Thank-you 'All Lit Up'. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 13:15 • 10 views
C.J.    Martín C.J. Martín's blog:

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Title: Touching Down


Series: Standalone


Genre: College Sports (Football) Romance/New Adult


Release Date: July 16, 2018


Blurb:

An athlete and an artist fall in love… 


Tortured artist. Popular jock. There’s a reason these stereotypes exist. We were them.


I didn’t meet Jackson Walker unti...

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Published on July 16, 2018 13:09 • 9 views
Allison Symes Allison Symes's blog:
What do you find most helpful in a book review?

Speaking as a writer and reader, I love to see the following in any review, regardless of its length.

1. A good description of the central idea of the book. (This tends to indicate genre and often age range too).

2. Whether the reviewer liked it or not... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 13:10 • 13 views
Lauren Blakely Lauren Blakely's blog:



Thrilled to see UNBREAK MY HEART on Audible’s list of summer romances its editors are excited for!!!

Click here for the complete list. It’s read beautifully by Joe Arden and Erin Mallon!

To receive an alert when the audio is live click here!


The post Audible’s Romance Editors Select Best New Release...

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Published on July 16, 2018 12:12 • 20 views
Terry   Lloyd Terry Lloyd's blog:
Lose weight! Turn your life around! Be your best self! Bombarded with key catchphrases and on-trend appeals, the media seems often to associate the idea of losing weight with a miraculous life transformation, but this does not always happen simultaneously. Unsurprisingly one of the most popular p... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 12:02 • 71 views
Tiger Lewis Tiger Lewis's blog:


T.L. LEWIS * FINISHED READS

Books I consider essential reading for everyone.



Title
Author





The Demon Haunted World
Carl Sagan


The Selfish Gene
Richard Dawkins


1984
George Orwell


Hamlet
William Shakespeare


Lord of the Flies
William Golding


Infidel: My Life
Ayaan Hirsi Ali


Up from Sl... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 12:02 • 24 views
C.A. King C.A. King's blog:
Drawing Strength From Words (A Four Horsemen Novel Book 2) by C.A. King

Drawing Strength From Words ~ Gabrielle's Story: Book 2

Meet the four horsemen: Michael, Gabrielle, Uriel and Raphael.

For centuries their sole purpose has been guarding the sealed gates to hell. Without keys, there was never any real threat. That was about to change...

For Gabrielle, protecting ma... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 11:53 • 16 views
John Coon John Coon's blog:
Pandora Reborn by John Coon

Everyone loves a bargain. It doesn't get much better than these great Amazon Prime Day deals for Pandora Reborn.

On Monday and Tuesday, kindle readers can download the Pandora Reborn ebook for just $1.99. That's a 33% savings over the regular price of $2.99.

If you prefer to get a paperback copy,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 11:46 • 14 views
E.E. Blackwood E.E. Blackwood's blog:
Hi! My LGBT coming of age short story "March of the Androgynous" is now available. Visit https://eeblackwood.com/marchoftheand...

Read the first two chapters for free on Wattpad! https://www.wattpad.com/122154737-mar... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 11:26 • 11 views
Donna Lipman Donna Lipman's blog:
Recently, Steve Bannon, former White House strategist and adviser to Donald Trump, became the latest person in the Trump universe to be confronted by those opposing Trump and his administration. While visiting Black Swan Books in Richmond, Virginia, Bannon was confronted by a woman who called him... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 11:07 • 4 views
David Schwinghammer David Schwinghammer's blog:
THE GREAT ALONE isn't so much about Alaska as it is about spousal abuse. Ernt Allbright, former POW, returns from Vietnam with what we now call PTS. He takes his family to a settlement near Homer, Alaska, the end of the road as they like to call themselves.

Alaska is not the place for a man suffer... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 10:40 • 13 views
P.J. Skinner P.J. Skinner's blog:
Someone asked me what's it like to self publish a book and I have been thinking about it. This is the nearest I can get - It's like getting up the courage to walk naked down Oxford Street in London (UK) on a Saturday morning and then realising that nobody noticed or cared (or if they were British... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 09:50 • 11 views
Cindy Vincent Cindy Vincent's blog:
Hello, all! Today is Amazon Prime Day, and for your shopping pleasure, I've got three of my books on Kindle Unlimited. And they're all centered on holidays -- from New Year's Eve to the Fourth of July to Christmas. So basically, I've got your year covered. :) Be sure to check it out!
Swell Time fo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 09:44 • 14 views
Reggie Joiner Reggie Joiner's blog:
Nehemiah's Story, Your Challenge

Can you feel it? The anticipation has been mounting. The excitement has been rising. We’ve been holding our collective breath. Now it’s time to get to work. 

Over the last, few weeks, we’ve been using the lens of Nehemiah to see that when we work together, it can change how a generation sees God....

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Published on July 16, 2018 04:40 • 10 views
Heidi Fisk Heidi Fisk's blog:
Grand Beast Book 1 The Bear by Heidi Fisk

Grand Beast: Book 1: The Bear

Grand Beast: The Bear is now up on Amazon.

To say it was fun to write would be an understatement. It also was one of my longer novellas, being 40K and not being a bundle.

There are some similarities to Lord of Dusk, but I do think there are also enough differences for... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 08:47 • 19 views
Roxanne Rhoads Roxanne Rhoads's blog:
Melissa's Quest Finding Magic by Blair Drake
http://6feetunderbooks.blogspot.com/2...

3 Tips for Write at Home Moms with Katie Salidas #bewitchingbooktours http://ow.ly/thn030kY1oc

Bequeathed by Melinda Terranova - Book Tour #bewitchingbooktours http://ow.ly/dX0W30kY1t3

Victorian Town - Book Tour an... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 08:36 • 7 views
M.N. Arzu M.N. Arzu's blog:
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Here's the last exclusive chapter before you can dive into the full novel tomorrow!

You can start reading from Chapter 1 here.

7
What Lurks Inside


Alex was out of excuses. Every time he imagined walking towards the study, knocking on the wooden door, and facing Julian’s stern face, his gut did strang...

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Published on July 16, 2018 07:10 • 9 views
Cheryl R. Cowtan Cheryl R. Cowtan's blog:
Master of Madhouse Sadists, Mansions and Mayhem 1894 (The Fergus She Book 2) by Cheryl R. Cowtan
As an author, I sometimes wonder who would best play the roles in my novels.

I recently watched an enjoyable comedy called The Nice Guys. In the movie was this actor I like, but I've never taken the time to find out his name. I was thinking he'd make a fabulous groundsman in Master of Madhouse, b... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 08:03 • 39 views
Sally Wragg Sally Wragg's blog:
I'm highly delighted 'Villa Cassiopeia' has been selected for the WindyCity Greek Summer Reading Guide 2018 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1phep...

Villa Cassiopeia: A mysterious story set in Greece - the perfect summer read. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 07:56 • 10 views
Sheena Kamal Sheena Kamal's blog:
I'm sorry, reading pals, that I've been so lax on updates-- but I have had two major award wins for Eyes Like Mine/The Lost Ones that I wanted to share. The book has won a KOBO EMERGING WRITER PRIZE and STRAND MAGAZINE CRITICS AWARD for best first novel!

Thank you to my readers and fans for your s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 07:50 • 14 views
Joni  Parker Joni Parker's blog:
The Pearl is the tallest building in the world. Built in Hong Kong, the retail spaces on the lower levels are open but the residential levels above the 96th floor are still empty. The problem is getting insurance to cover the residential areas. Will Sawyer, a building security analyst, is called... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 07:31 • 40 views
Damien    Black Damien Black's blog:
Brought to you by Podium (the Martian, Summoner Trilogy) and narrated by Ralph Lister (Shogun, Malazan Book of the Fallen). Please click here to sample or buy a copy:

https://www.audible.co.uk/search/ref=...

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Published on July 16, 2018 07:25 • 8 views
Mia  Miller Mia Miller's blog:
With social media over-saturated with stimuli, it's hard to keep up with everything that is going on.

I know, I know.

But here I am, giving you yet another link to follow.

I have a reader group (and a giveaway).

Join until August 31st 2018 and be entered to win. Prizes: either one $15 Amazon GC or... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 07:21 • 18 views
Nathan Kuzack Nathan Kuzack's blog:

HolohiveTo be honest, at first I didn’t intend to write a sequel to Doomware. The ending was supposed to be abrupt and ambiguous, leaving readers to decide in their imaginations what happened next. It also seemed, for really the first time since I’d started writing novels, that somehow I’d been “channell...

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Published on July 14, 2018 05:30 • 14 views
Melissa Foster Melissa Foster's blog:
"Melissa Foster's writing is amazing; her character interactions are down to earth and believable; her love scenes are incredibly hot and the overall story just makes you believe in love and fairy tales." - Nini, Amazon

💕ANYTHING FOR LOVE is the modern day fairy tale you've been waiting for!!
➜KIND... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 07:08 • 6 views
Maria J. Scott Maria J. Scott's blog:
I guess I am starting a blog! That's not something I ever thought I'd do, but here we are.

I've got to start off by saying just how awesome God is! I used to write stories in junior high and high school. Some were made-up stories of how I wished my life would be, and some were loosely centered a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 07:19 • 9 views
Philippa Gregory Philippa Gregory's blog:
Today in 1565 Mary Grey married Thomas Keyes. She was the youngest of the Grey sisters and a potential heir to the throne as a granddaughter of Mary Tudor, Henry VIII’s sister. As such, she was not allowed to marry without Queen Elizabeth’s consent – despite her never being a real contender for t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 08:02 • 36 views
De Fletcher De Fletcher's blog:
I wanted to thank everyone who has read my book!

And thanks to everyone who has it on your "To Read" list!

I do value written reviews and have used the feedback to go back and re-edit my story.

When you're writing you get to a point where you've reviewed the manuscript so much you can't see errors a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 06:36 • 4 views
Janet McLaughlin Janet McLaughlin's blog:
The other day I spent time with two close family members, both suffering with anxiety. Neither could pinpoint the reason they were so stressed. One was new to the feeling; one has dealt with it most of her life. I'm going to refer to the second one as Izzy, the name I gave to the protagonist in m... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 16, 2018 06:34 • 9 views
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