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Joshua E. Bigger Joshua E. Bigger's blog:

O what a price

the race has paid
for words

for nothing

--Joshua Bigger
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Published on March 19, 2019 11:07 • 1 view
Steve  Johnson Steve Johnson's blog:

Bonus - free short story

Ted the Outlaw A Collection of Short Stories and More by Steve JohnsonMy short story collection is getting more attention lately. For readers of this blog, I'm including a special bonus. One of the short stories is included here after my opening remarks. I'm currently working on a second short story collection which I hope to finish soon. How soon? Possibly by thi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 19, 2019 10:46 • 1 view
Marie Louise Andersson Marie Louise Andersson's blog:

A signed copy of Primal Possession by Katie Reus.

The first package Katie Reus sent did not arrive so she was kind and sent a new one. It arrived today! :) It really made my day!



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Published on March 19, 2019 09:58 • 11 views
Jeffery H. Haskell Jeffery H. Haskell's blog:

The Power of Choice in Story

What do choice and consequence have to do with a good superhero story?

It’s required to make it great.

I’m not saying you can’t have a great superhero without it (Superman/Batman) but I think anyone would be hard pressed to create a brand-new hero today without it.

Sure, we can have heroes who are... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 19, 2019 09:50 • 31 views
Jesse Joseph Engel Jesse Joseph Engel's blog:

Chapter 5 - The Vision Assignment

Chapter 5
The Quest
Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof. —Matthew 6:34 (KJV)
MRS. JULIE EVANS, AFTER a long puzzling day, returned home. She saw her husband Jack’s construction truck in the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 19, 2019 09:48 • 9 views
Una Tiers Una Tiers's blog:

looking for a book

About fifteen years ago, I read a mystery book that I would love to find again.
The central character was an art gallery owner. He was recently released from prison. His gallery was nearly in ruins and he works to clean it up. It may have been set in London before 1950.
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Published on March 19, 2019 09:27 • 38 views
Jess Steven Hughes Jess Steven Hughes's blog:

Book Signing Reminder

BOOK SIGNING - HISTORICAL FICTION - THE PEACEKEEPER & THE BRITANNIA ROMANUS SERIES. For those who live in the greater Spokane, Washington/North Idaho area, I will be signing copies of my exciting historicals, set in the wilds of First AD Britannia and the opulence and mean streets of Imperial... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 19, 2019 09:16 • 5 views
D.M. Barr D.M. Barr's blog:

Audiobook Free Download Codes Available

I am offering 10 promo codes for a free download of the audio book version of my romantic suspense novel, Slashing Mona Lisa, to readers interested in reviewing it.

The blurb:
Most people are dying to lose a few pounds. Not so in Slashing Mona Lisa, where it's the weight-loss advocates who are losi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 19, 2019 09:06 • 5 views
Matthew Danza Matthew Danza's blog:

Update for book three of The Fin Series

I am super excited to announce that the third book for The Fin series will be launching May 6th, 2019. During its launch, I will be doing a free ebook promotion for The Fin: Fate, is Only Waist Deep and The Finn: Revenge Will Surface. The third book will also be entering the Kindle Unlimited prog... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 19, 2019 09:02 • 6 views
June Ahern June Ahern's blog:

SPIRIT TALK: YOU CAN DO IT!

WHAT'S THE BEST WAY TO CONNECT WITH THE DEPARTED?


In this short radio interview I talk about the best way to connect with loved ones who have passed away, along with other things like my paranormal investigations with The Haunted Bay Paranormal Investigation a YouTube documentary series.








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Published on March 19, 2019 08:57 • 5 views
Susan Ranelle Amari Susan Ranelle Amari's blog:

Limited Time Spring Sale

A Calculated Guess and The Year of the Red Fire Monkey are now available for a limited time on Amazon for $1.99 ebook, $7.99 paperback
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Published on March 19, 2019 08:45 • 6 views
Mike Cooley Mike Cooley's blog:

Rockets and Robots

Hey everyone! It's been a long time, but I'm back.

If you love science fiction, check out my newest collection:

Rockets and Robots
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Published on March 19, 2019 08:25 • 4 views
Catherine Coulter Catherine Coulter's blog:

March 19, 2019

Tuesday, 19th March -- One week from today THE LAST SECOND or TLS will be out on the shelves or in ebook heaven, ready to wing down to your tablet. I like what Julianna said -- "D" Day is for Delectable.
Work today -- it's always work, isn't it? Hopefully work for you is more fun than not.
For th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 19, 2019 08:18 • 5 views
Melissa Foster Melissa Foster's blog:

"There's nothing a night of tequila can't figure out."

"There's nothing a night of tequila can't figure out." ~ Dixie Whiskey

Did you know that Dixie Whiskey makes an appearance in BAYSIDE ESCAPE? 🤭🤫 Why is she in Bayside? Snag your copy to find out!
https://melissafoster.com/books/baysi...

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Published on March 19, 2019 08:17 • 5 views
Gary McPherson Gary McPherson's blog:

Story Time with Lucius

Check out today's funny video by Lucius.

https://youtu.be/uhcruQoOqL4

I create this once a week, on average, when I am not in the middle of writing or editing towards a deadline.
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Published on March 19, 2019 08:06 • 5 views
Bernard Jan Bernard Jan's blog:

My Spring Equinox Promo Week

It is not coincidence I targeted the new promo week for my novella Look for Me Under the Rainbow on spring equinox. With the coming of spring I wanted to offer my faithful old and new readers and supporters another opportunity to get the story of Danny at a 67% bargain price.

Wednesday, March 20,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 19, 2019 08:05 • 6 views
Matt  Moss Matt Moss's blog:

The Legend of the Soul Stones and How the Audiobook Came to Life

Today is the day that The Legend of the Soul Stones goes live in all formats. Audio produced by Podium Publishing and narrated by John Keating.





I will say that I am truly grateful to work with Podium on this. It was a wonderful experience, and I would gladly collaborate with them again in the futu...

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Published on March 19, 2019 07:34 • 6 views
Julianna Keyes Julianna Keyes's blog:

Teaser Tuesday!

It's #TeaserTuesday! Just 9 more days until TEAM PLAYER comes out!

It's on sale for a mere $2.99 until March 28, when the price bumps up, and it's still available for request on NetGalley!

AZ: www.amzn.com/dp/B07NDSVLM4/

B&N: https://bit.ly/2Shmuk8

iBooks: https://apple.co/2WPnkD4

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Published on March 19, 2019 07:49 • 8 views
G.K. DeRosa G.K. DeRosa's blog:

Hitched: The Bachelorette is Here!





Happy book birthday to Hitched!! I can't wait for you guys to dive into this new series. If you're obsessed with TV's The Bachelorette and The Bachelor, then you're going to love this version with a supernatural twist :)

One innocent human girl. Twenty-five supernatural bachelors. Six weeks to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 19, 2019 07:28 • 4 views
Douglas Ewan Cameron Douglas Ewan Cameron's blog:

Predator Island Giveaway

I have applied for a giveaway of five (5) copies of my latest book Predator Island. It is scheduled to begin on March 22 and end on April 20. I believe this is my best book and I encourage you to tell your friends about this giveaway.
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Published on March 19, 2019 07:25 • 4 views
Michael L. Salvador Michael L. Salvador's blog:

Does the Messiah like to read?

I have been reading articles and watching videos from various sites regarding the Jewish Authority and people from all over the world wondering where their Messiah is. Apparently, they are wondering what books He is reading ... What!? Yep, you heard me correctly. They are wondering what books He... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 19, 2019 07:21 • 4 views
Charlie Donlea Charlie Donlea's blog:

The Woman in Darkness Coming to Australia

The Woman in Darkness Coming to Australia on April 9, 2019. Available for Pre-order Now.
The Woman in Darkness by Charlie Donlea


From the author of The Girl Who Was Taken and Don't Believe It, a taut, gripping thriller about the deadly secrets that hide in plain sight . . .

Charlie Donlea's chilling new suspense thriller is the story o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 19, 2019 07:13 • 7 views
Douglas Van Dyke Jr. Douglas Van Dyke Jr.'s blog:

A Social Experiment with Business Cards

While making appearances with my books, I noticed a strange trend among the visitors who took my business cards. I have a business card holder that sits up front for people to take. However, at conventions and events in which I had a large table, I would spread a few loose ones in otherwise empty... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 19, 2019 06:52 • 4 views
Grea Alexander Grea Alexander's blog:

Even MORE Mucho Marcho - more free giveways & over 100 titles!

Yes, you read that right: 100 free ebook titles (full books & samples).

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Missing Valentine's Day already? Well get your free fix of Romance titles here: https://storyoriginapp.com/to/Z4uUMHgd

This promotion runs now through 3/31/2019.

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Looking for new free urban fantasy and paranormal rom... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 19, 2019 06:38 • 4 views
Misty Hayes Misty Hayes's blog:

Half Price Books Author Meet & Greet

I’ll be at Half Price Books off Hulen Street in Fort Worth, Texas, on March 30th, 2019, from 1PM-3PM.

I’ll be selling and signing both Volumes of my books in The Blood Dagger series. This is my last event before the summer. I hope to see y'all there.

As always, thank you so much for the support. W... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 19, 2019 06:36 • 4 views
B.S. Barker B.S. Barker's blog:

Accelerated Reader Program (AR)

Hey, readers! I know this has been something many of my young readers have been waiting on, but Power Stones: The Elestial will officially be in the AR program in April! So, if you've already read it, take the quiz and earn some AR points! If not, get reading!
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Published on March 19, 2019 06:35 • 5 views
Marina Costa Marina Costa's blog:

Când dă omul în mintea copiilor…

Adică, eu mă recunosc în această categorie! Și astăzi vă voi demonstra… În primul rând, să vă prezint plușurile mele. Am o adevărată colecție. Cine mă vede, ar zice că am fost un copil fără jucării și mă înconjor de ele acum (sau că am dat în mintea copiilor). Adevărul este că am avut câteva pluș...

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Published on March 18, 2019 15:09 • 5 views
Chris Angelis Chris Angelis's blog:

How to Write a Good Horror Story

A good horror story fascinates most of us. There’s something attractive about feeling a bit of fear in a controlled, safe manner. This also explains the lasting relevance of Gothic fiction. In today’s article I’ll show you how to write a good horror story. I’ll start with a brief outline of what...

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Published on March 19, 2019 05:01 • 5 views
Savanna Roberts Savanna Roberts's blog:

Self-Publishing Your Novel: Formatting Tips & Fun Stuff

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Hey, guys!  In this post, we’re going to discuss the Cover, the Copyright Page, the Dedication, the Acknowledgements Page, and then the Extra Goodies that a lot of authors have started to stick in the very back of their books.


 


Before we launch on in, I’d like to add that a lot of t...

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Published on March 18, 2019 08:00 • 7 views
Julia Brannan Julia Brannan's blog:

Lord George Murray – role in the ’45 (part one)

  In July 1745 Prince Charles landed in Scotland, raised his standard at Glenfinnan in August, and headed south with his growing army. Lord George Murray, along with a lot of other men, joined the prince’s army at Perth, and became the Lieutenant-Commander of the Jacobite forces. This action sent...

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Published on March 18, 2019 06:48 • 5 views
Regina Rudd Merrick Regina Rudd Merrick's blog:

Monday Devotional: Playing Catch-up

Lately I feel like I’ve been pulled in twenty different directions. I’ve forced myself to multitask when I KNOW it’s not the most efficient use of my time. I’ve tried to be “all things to all people,” knowing full-well that I’m not giving anyone as much of me as they need.


Last week it hit me when...

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Published on March 18, 2019 11:27 • 6 views
Susan    Coventry Susan Coventry's blog:

Right Here With You is free!

Right Here With You is free!
Right Here With You is free on Amazon Kindle for a limited time only. This contemporary romance novel is set in the Smoky Mountains and features two lonely people in need of a fresh start. Download your free eBook today, and happy reading!

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Published on March 19, 2019 06:10 • 5 views
Abigail Harder Abigail Harder's blog:

A MATTER OF TRUTH BY SUSAN MAY WARREN//BOOK REVIEW

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A Matter of Truth (Montana Rescue #3)





By: Susan May Warren





Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company





Release Date: July 4th, 2018





Genres: Adventure, Romance, Christian Fiction





Pages: 336 pages





Where You Buy It: Amazon, Barnes and Nobles, Life Way, Christian Book, and Baker Publishing





Add On: Goodreads





Rating:...

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Published on March 18, 2019 06:30 • 5 views
Maomao Chia Maomao Chia's blog:

如何开投资户口?马来西亚交易股票,现在XM也可以网上交易股票了!

马来西亚如何开户交易股票? 在马来西亚如何交易股票?想必这是很多朋友的疑问吧,尤其是交易外国股票,例如美国的Alibaba股票,或者facebook的股票。如果你是想接触这一块,又没有人给予你指导的情况下,那你可能更不知道应该选择哪个平台去交易股票,出金和入金的方式是如何,选择的这个平台到底安不安全,等的问题。 因为在马来西亚,像kenanga 这些投资公司都是比较旧时的了,可能你买股都还需要透过agent 才能下单,重点是也只能购买国内的上市公司。所以今天,我就要特别推荐你一个安全可靠,并且可以交易外国最火红的公司股票。   现在XM也可以让你网上买卖股票了! 在我之前已经介绍过很多关...

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Published on March 18, 2019 21:57 • 1 view
Rhiannon Grant Rhiannon Grant's blog:

God, language, and reality – some questions explored (none answered!)

Since the publication of my book, Telling the Truth about God, some readers have been in touch with me to share their thoughts. One, Gordon Steel, emailed me some interesting questions. These are issues not fully covered in the book, and although they are explored a little in my PhD thesis that’s...

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Published on March 18, 2019 11:39 • 4 views
K.A. Ashcomb K.A. Ashcomb's blog:

Update for Book Review Schedule

Hi! This is a minor heads up for a change of schedule. For now, I’m going to start posting book reviews on Mondays instead of Tuesdays. On Tuesdays, I lead a therapeutic group for senior citizens with depression or suffering from loneliness, and it strains me, making me too tired to write. But I...

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Published on March 18, 2019 11:00 • 4 views
Kaylena Radcliff Kaylena Radcliff's blog:

Fiction Publishers List- Find a home for your book!

[image error]Is it just me or does writing on a typewriter seem super pretentious?

 


A few weeks ago I reposted a list of SFF magazines ranked from best to worst accepting submissions here. Author Katy Nicholas of The Twisted Siren has done all the legwork in this next reblog for long-form fiction....

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Published on March 18, 2019 09:31 • 5 views
Ellen Morris Prewitt Ellen Morris Prewitt's blog:

3/18/19

The post 3/18/19 appeared first on Ellen Morris Prewitt.

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Published on March 18, 2019 17:53 • 4 views
John Fea John Fea's blog:

Even White Evangelicals Oppose Trump’s Bible-Signing

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Check out journalist Joanna Piacenza piece at Morning Consult.  According to a Morning Consult poll, most white evangelicals think that Trump’s signing of Bibles at an Alabama Baptist church earlier this month was “inappropriate.”  U.S. adults, Republicans, Christians, white Catholi...

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Published on March 19, 2019 05:30 • 4 views
Sadie Robertson Sadie Robertson's blog:

Shallow Places

It was literally the checking off of a box on a list of accomplishments that I had deemed worthy of fulfilling in order to keep up the image I felt the need to portray.


WOW. So, you should probably read that sentence again, because, pretty sure, I could drop the mic right here and be like, J...

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Published on March 18, 2019 09:00 • 4 views
Dan Groat Dan Groat's blog:

Writing Problem #119

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Published on March 19, 2019 05:53 • 4 views
Kimberley A. Shaw Kimberley A. Shaw's blog:

Happy Deaf History Month!

As work continues on Novel #2 (Only By a Thread), stay tuned for an excerpt from this new book, in honor of Deaf History Month!
In the meanwhile, here's a link from the NAD with a bit of background about what it is that we're celebrating.
https://www.nad.org/2012/03/16/celebr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 19, 2019 05:53 • 5 views
Alan Jacobs Alan Jacobs's blog:

a return to Narnia

(I had the privilege of reading Francis Spufford’s The Stone Table in draft, with what I believe the enthusiasts call “dawning wonder,” and also with increasing frustration at a copyright regime that made it unlikely to be published. So a few months ago I wrote the essay you see below. After some...

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Published on March 19, 2019 05:50 • 5 views
Rick      Perry Rick Perry's blog:

My Thoughts on the Concept of Hate Crimes


So, can someone explain to me the point of hate crimes? I mean, I understand the intent, I suppose, to ensure that everyone can comprehend the seriousness and all, but am I the only one who thinks we are getting a little too close to criminalizing thought? And if so, isn’t that something about w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 18, 2019 12:38 • 4 views
H.M. So H.M. So's blog:

Beauty is but a flower, which wrinkles will devour

I collated a few passages from a longer poem by Thomas Nashe's, "Adieu, farewell, earth's bliss." The poem originally appeared in Nashe's 1592 play, "Summer's Last Will and Testament." The lyrics are spoken by a jester in the court of Henry the VIII named William Sommers who felt himself dying an... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 19, 2019 05:52 • 5 views
Crystel Greene Crystel Greene's blog:

GLETSCHERGOLD - Die Geschichte von Justin und Andi jetzt auch auf Deutsch!

Gay Romance im Schnee... Justin aus LA hat bisher noch jeden Typen ins Bett gekriegt. Aber dann verliebt er sich im Winterurlaub in Tirol in Snowboarder Andi, den heißen Local mit den eisblauen Husky-Augen. Von jetzt an heißt es für Justin Frust statt Lust - bis er auf dem Gletscher mit Andi in e... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 19, 2019 03:25 • 3 views
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What happens when you've done everything right, but you can't pay your bills?



That's one of the questions Barbara Kingsolver probes in her new novel, Unsheltered . Weaving between the present and the past, it follows two families in Vineland, New Jersey, living in different moments of cultural crisis....more

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Dublin crime novelist Tana French has the kind of critical reviews that other writers would…well, die for. Her debut murder mystery, In the Woods , won rave reviews and multiple literary prizes upon its release in 2007. Since then, her books have tended to haunt the bestseller lists, on both sides of the pond, and for months at a time. British newspaper The Independent has dubbed French "The First Lady of Irish Crime," and The Washington Post says she is the most important crime novelist to emerge in the past ten years. ...more

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