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Deren Beck Deren Beck's blog:
NOTE: Like brushing your cat when she wants to eat, this is going to be a relatively short session. Not because I have nothing to say. Heavens. Because it involves too many other topics better covered under other headings. You’ll see… Also, the direct answer is, well, fairly direct.

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Published on August 15, 2018 11:45 • 1 view
Susan  Rivers Susan Rivers's blog:
Building a primary character is a difficult process to describe to someone who is not a writer, mainly because the process is so intuitive. But if I try to look at it analytically, I estimate that crafting a character in a novel is about 45% imagination, 40% lived experience, 10% researched detai... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2018 11:33 • 2 views
L.A. Starks L.A. Starks's blog:
Rare 80% off sale has started! US Kindle Countdown for 5-star, first-in-series thriller, 13 Days: The Pythagoras Conspiracy, available at $0.99 for a brief time.

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Published on August 15, 2018 11:16 • 8 views
Luis Robles Luis Robles's blog:
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Writing a Space Opera can be hard, but it’s so worth it

A Space Opera happens to be one of the most widely read sub-genre of science-fiction. Bringing readers a scintillating combination of melodramatic space adventure, warfare, risky strategies, and interplanetary conflicts. It’s almost mandatory...

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Published on August 15, 2018 11:10 • 8 views
Johnny Moscato Johnny Moscato's blog:
A lot of readers compare Jimmy Darwin to Forrest Gump, usually saying they are similar, but when you really think about it, the two are quite different. So let’s break it down and compare the two books, including Forrest Gump the movie which is very different than the book.

First, the similaritie... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2018 11:08 • 19 views
Maureen Doyle McQuerry Maureen Doyle McQuerry's blog:
Between Before & After is a dual narrative novel about a girl in 1955 San Jose who discovers there may be more to her family than meets the eye, and her Brooklyn born mother who was forced to make drastic decisions in the aftermath of the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918.
It's a redemption story a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2018 11:04 • 7 views
Kaje Harper Kaje Harper's blog:
Today I'm blogging on Love Bytes Reviews about writing poly relationships in romance, and the idea of opening up to different pictures of what real love looks like.






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Published on August 15, 2018 10:55 • 14 views
Marjorie Tapley-Olson Marjorie Tapley-Olson's blog:
The Online Book Club just reviewed Kindred Journeys and gave it 4 out of 4.Especially noted was the characters and the interplay between them--the most fun to create and write about!
Check it out at:

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Published on August 15, 2018 10:31 • 7 views
Daniel Schinhofen Daniel Schinhofen's blog:
Just a quick update, Morrigan's Bidding is live.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07GGWCL51
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Published on August 15, 2018 10:20 • 1 view
Lis Wiehl Lis Wiehl's blog:
BREAKING BOOK NEWS! Price drop! Visit my newsletter for all the links! https://mailchi.mp/b04323b0ee91/lis-w... My new book HUNTING CHARLES MANSON is now available for great price! Sale price: buy the ebook for $1.99 and the audiobook is $4.99! Order your copy today! Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2018 10:01 • 30 views
Michael January Michael January's blog:
Raving reviews are coming in for Aces: A Novel of Pilots in WWII with wing guns blazing!

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In the 1930s, Aaron Miller and Michael “Miki” von Steuven are both students at Princeton University and the best of friends, despite hailing from radically disparate backgrounds. Aaron’s father i... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2018 09:57 • 9 views
Amber Daulton Amber Daulton's blog:
I've been reading a lot lately since I've finished editing my latest MS. Though I've enjoyed most of the books I've read, I'm surprised by so many famous and well-respected authors, in both the indie and traditional fields, headhopping between every character in the book and randomly switching be... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2018 09:36 • 7 views
Morgan Rice Morgan Rice's blog:
Hi guys,

I am thrilled to announce that ARRIVAL (THE INVASION CHRONICLES—BOOK TWO) is now available on all etailers! Here are the links!

AMAZON
https://www.amazon.com/Arrival-Invasi...

B&N
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iBOOKS/APPLE
https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/arri...

KOBO
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Published on August 15, 2018 09:36 • 8 views
Jon Lee Grafton Jon Lee Grafton's blog:
A tourist's homemade video of the toxic red tide algae bloom along the Florida Keys happening today. All through August they have been driving bulldozer's down the beaches in the morning to scoop up the millions of dead fish, whales (including a 26' whale shark) and of course... dolphins. Still f... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2018 09:34 • 8 views
Arun D. Ellis Arun D. Ellis's blog:
Uprising (Corpalism #1) by Arun D. EllisWelcome to ‘Boro


He was woken by a loud banging. At first he didn’t know where he was or where the noise was coming from, then he saw the wallpaper and remembered with a depressed sigh. The banging continued. He staggered up from the chair into the hallway, stumbled down the stairs and opened hi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2018 09:33 • 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 yesterday's quiz: an amulet was the gift that Nolwenn received in secret in Quest For the Kingdom Par... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2018 09:30 • 9 views
Catherine Coulter Catherine Coulter's blog:
Wednesday, August 15th -- I've got a cool announcement for you. Here's the deal: Ask me any question about PARADOX, e.g., about Savich or Sherlock or Sean, or any characters, or about what I was thinking when I did this or that , you get the picture. Anything at all. And I'LL ANSWER YOUR QUESTION... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2018 09:28 • 11 views
Kay Brandt Kay Brandt's blog:
Read the excellent reviews of the first two stories in my naughty, slightly taboo short series, "My Mommy's Got Your Daughter" on the Bending the Bookshelf blog!

https://bibrary.blogspot.com/2018/08/...

My Mommy's Got Your Daughter
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Published on August 15, 2018 09:25 • 6 views
Morgan O'Neill Morgan O'Neill's blog:
On sale for a limited time! 99 cents/pence each for our award-winning medieval Italian time travel duo. Our sale runs from August 15 through 21 on Amazon US and UK. The Other Side of Heaven and Time Enough for Love received coveted Top Picks from Night Owl Reviews. Thank you, and happy reading!

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Published on August 15, 2018 09:17 • 6 views
J.R. Rain J.R. Rain's blog:
J.R. Rain's Vampire for Hire World stories are set in the universe of Samantha Moon and are considered unofficial fan fiction. Folks, these stories rock, and they are a great way to feed your Sam Moon fix. Grab Fire Warrior below and Happy Reading!

Fire Warrior by H.T. Night on Amazon Kindle: htt... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2018 09:16 • 5 views
Deborah O'Neill Cordes Deborah O'Neill Cordes's blog:
On sale for a limited time! 99 cents/pence each for our award-winning medieval Italian time travel duo. Our sale runs from August 15 through 21 on Amazon US and UK. The Other Side of Heaven and Time Enough for Love received coveted Top Picks from Night Owl Reviews. Thank you, and happy reading!

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Published on August 15, 2018 09:13 • 10 views
Kip Koelsch Kip Koelsch's blog:
Wendall's Lullaby by Kip KoelschNOW JUST $0.99 FOR THE KINDLE EDITION!
For a limited time you can buy, download and read the award-winning epic thriller Wendall's Lullaby. Kip Koelsch blends terrorism, hundreds of beached and dying dolphins, political conspiracy, black ops and science into a mystery that reads like a film!

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Published on August 15, 2018 09:06 • 7 views
Chris Enss Chris Enss's blog:
Enter now to win a copy of Cowboys, Creatures and Classics: The Story of Republic Pictures.

Silence, intense and oppressive, gripped the moonlit expanse of the plains. The slight mist that rose from the ground gave vague and uncertain outlines to the rocks that studded the terrain like stolid sent... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2018 09:02 • 8 views
Roxanne Rhoads Roxanne Rhoads's blog:
An Angel's Unintentional Entanglement: A Demon's Witch's Series, Book Four, by Tena Steller **Excerpt-Giveaway** #bewitchingbooktours http://ow.ly/w0be30lpDdR

Available for Review Scion’s Destiny by Traci Douglass Genre: Paranormal Romance https://bewitchingbooktours.blogspot....

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Published on August 15, 2018 09:00 • 11 views
Tom   Sheridan Tom Sheridan's blog:
Word on The Streets: The Kindle price has just been cut from $7.99 to $2.99.

To anyone considering a ride. Hope this leads. To a peak inside.

And to anyone who already bought. The author has two thoughts. First, thank you. And number two. The author knows the ride is worth it. As valuable as the ch... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2018 08:54 • 6 views
Bruce Rose Bruce Rose's blog:



Get registered to vote NOW
Even if you've registered before, double-check that you are still registered.
Several states are purging voter rolls
Make sure you're listed.
Mark this date on your calendar:

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Every vote counts. Every. Single. One.  Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2018 08:52 • 9 views
Nikki Chase-Coakley Nikki Chase-Coakley's blog:
“Houston, we have a problem.” Tasha said as soon as her boss picked up the phone.
“What’s going on? What’s wrong?” Shea demanded.
Tasha dropped down into her office chair unable to put into words just what was wrong. “Do you have time for a drink after work?”
“That bad huh? Is this work related or... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2018 08:44 • 8 views
K.C. Orvik K.C. Orvik's blog:
Please enjoy a digital copy of The Bacchus Virus for free from 8/18/18 to 8/22/18. Available on Amazon.
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Published on August 15, 2018 08:38 • 8 views
Michele Faison Michele Faison's blog:
You know that moment?

Yeah, you know it. When you've hit the snooze button on your alarm for the third time because you're struggling to make yourself be human and endure just one more day in the work week when you'd rather be at home, lying in bed with a good book. Then reality (a clever cover fo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2018 08:21 • 8 views
Christopher Peter Grey Christopher Peter Grey's blog:
There was much interest in magic during the Italian Renaissance. Ironically, it was the devotion to God that inspired it, and the practitioners we have knowledge of who lived in that era did not consider their interest in magic to be blasphemous or heretical, because there was a distinction, as t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2018 08:15 • 7 views
Piper Rayne Piper Rayne's blog:
The first book in our BLUE COLLAR BROTHERS series has a cover!

FLIRTING WITH FIRE, a BEAUTIFUL ALL ALONG storyline involving the eldest Bianco brother, Mauro, who happens to also be a hot firefighter.

Add to your TBR --> https://bit.ly/2mhVmz8

Add to Most Anticipated Romance for September 2018... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2018 08:13 • 8 views
Laura A. Barnes Laura A. Barnes's blog:
Excerpt from my new novel Rescued By the Scot.....

“I guess this is the part where I need to offer you my hand in marriage,” Zane offered with no enthusiasm.

            “Oh, do not sound so sincere with your offer, you make a girl’s heart go all a flutter,” Skye responded in sarcasm.

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Published on August 15, 2018 08:03 • 13 views
Robin Helm Robin Helm's blog:
More to Love, Maestro, & In My Dreams

When Laura Hile, Wendi Sotis, Barbara Cornthwaite, and I decided to collaborate on another anthology in our A Very Austen series, I began to write More to Love, thinking it would be my story in A Very Austen Valentine. Nope. Beckett, Darcy, and Elizabeth... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2018 07:53 • 8 views
Maria J. Estrada Maria J. Estrada's blog:
Dear Friends and Readers,

My fourth book, La Bruja del Barrio Loco is out in print and Kindle Unlimited: https://www.amazon.com/Bruja-del-Barr...

Please consider giving it a short, positive review!

Also, you can read my blog at: https://www.barrioblues.com/un-blog-d... or subscribe to my monthly new... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2018 07:40 • 17 views
Melissa Foster Melissa Foster's blog:
IT'S COMING!!! Treat and Max get their NEW beginning!! Pre-order LOVERS AT HEART, REIMAGINED today! (rel 10/10)
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Published on August 15, 2018 07:38 • 8 views
Joni  Parker Joni Parker's blog:
Published in 2018. This is the fifth book in the collaboration between these authors for the NYPD Red Mystery series.

The NYPD is large enough to have a special unit to handle the rich and famous in the city. The story begins with the murder of an up-and-coming film director during an erotic sex... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2018 07:34 • 31 views
Megan Smolenyak Megan Smolenyak's blog:
Genealogy Roundup, August 15



Tuskegee airman's daughter gets a golden ring found at his wartime crash site – Love this piece re: hero, Capt. Lawrence E. Dickson. So honored to have had the chance to research his family.

The Crack Squad of Librarians Who Track Down Half-Forgotten Books – I ❤ librari... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2018 07:34 • 12 views
Sue Bridgwater Sue Bridgwater's blog:
It's not really the case that I don't want to write something new or develop some of the half-written things lurking in my study.

It's just that there's so much to do in the garden, which is too big for me and constantly threatened by ivy-attack.

While the weather is suitable I must prioritise that... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2018 07:32 • 6 views
David   Gustafson David Gustafson's blog:
The only saving grace possessed by His Hindness, The Donald, is that he drives the PC media wankers absolutely bat-shit crazy while simultaneously distracting the FBI police state goony birds from servicing their true masters outside of the bureau.

It is pure magic. There is nothing quite so ente... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2018 07:30 • 11 views
Marlene K. Slade Marlene K. Slade's blog:
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Published on August 15, 2018 07:21 • 7 views
Sidney Bell Sidney Bell's blog:

This is where I tell you that if you have flying fear or are traveling soon or just dislike really tasteless humor about plane crashes, you should hit the back button now. I sometimes deal with stress in weird, callous ways, often by offering terrifying facts or making inappropriate jokes about r...

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Published on August 15, 2018 06:41 • 9 views
Z.  Altug Z. Altug's blog:
A study by Basso et al (2015) found that “Vigorous acute aerobic exercise has beneficial effects on prefrontal cortex-dependent cognition and these effects can last for up to 2 hours after exercise."
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Reference:
• Basso, J. C., Shang, A., Elman, M., Karmouta, R., & Suzuki, W. A. (2015)... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2018 06:37 • 7 views
A.L. Burgess Jr. A.L. Burgess Jr.'s blog:
I'm running two Kindle Giveaways currently:

https://www.amazon.com/ga/p/f3ce579dd...

https://www.amazon.com/ga/p/c3920360f...

I do these on a fairly regular basis, so follow me to keep informed.

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Published on August 15, 2018 06:35 • 9 views
David Brin David Brin's blog:

More companies, agencies and NGOs are openly referring to science fiction as a tool for exploring trends and possible repercussions of rapid change. (I just did 25 speeches around the world in 90 days.) Here the CEO of SCOUT, Berit Anderson, discusses how her company applies SF-style thought expe... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 14, 2018 13:22 • 7 views
Vincent Avis Vincent Avis's blog:

His first feeling was relief that Gabriel was alive.  His second was a terror that drove all pain of the knife away.  The wings spreading out from Gabriel’s back weren’t the soft white feathers they’d been before.  Ted stared as the silver wings unfurled.  The edges of the feathers looked razor s...

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Published on August 14, 2018 13:26 • 7 views
Gray Marie Cox Gray Marie Cox's blog:

Hey all, I have something I need to confess.... 

I'm sorry, I know I always do this.

 I know this is a bad habit, I know it can be annoying and even jarring.

But yet, I still return to this habit almost every month.

And it's back again...

I changed my blog's aesthetic once again.

So yes, we have a ne... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 15, 2018 05:54 • 13 views
Paul D. Ellner Paul D. Ellner's blog:

As a writer I thought it might be interesting to get an overview of what my fellow Americans are reading. The first statistic is that 24% of Americans haven’t read a book or play in a year. Most of these folks are low-income workers, high school equivalent or less, or immigrant Latinos who can’t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 14, 2018 09:13 • 6 views
Whitney McGruder Whitney McGruder's blog:

Hey, writers and readers! It’s not a good month without an indie novel or two. Today I’ll be reviewing Small Beginnings: Essays on pregnancy and new motherhood by Brett W Tubbs. I know I normally review indie fantasy/fiction novels, but I just had to share some quick thoughts with you on this col...

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Published on August 14, 2018 07:00 • 6 views
Amy Caudill Amy Caudill's blog:

Marvel’s latest release, Ant-man and the Wasp, came shortly on the heels of Avengers:Infinity Wars, which was much darker and over-the-top depressing, leaving fans clamoring for a do-over in the fourth planned installment to the series. Raistlin0903 shared his review on his website of the “comic...

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Published on August 14, 2018 12:36 • 8 views
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