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Katheryn Maddox Haddad Katheryn Maddox Haddad's blog:

FREE CHRISTMAS BOOK

They Rocked the Cradle that Rocked the World The First Christmas by Katheryn Maddox Haddad FREE CHRISTMAS BOOK. Beginning today, I am publishing 1 chapter a day of THEY ROCKED THE CRADLE THAT ROCKED THE WORLD on my website.
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Check there every afternoon. https://inspirationsbykatheryn.com
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Published on December 10, 2019 08:04
Xavier Neal Xavier Neal's blog:

GIVEAWAY!!!!

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Published on December 10, 2019 07:57
Jasbeer Singh Jasbeer Singh's blog:

Your dreams need you !

Society - Don't care about it
Society plays a major role in our life. We start doing everything that pleases society without making sure if it makes us happy. The things we do are always measured on the benchmark of a label called society. My likes, dislikes, dreams, emotions are all intact... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 10, 2019 01:22
S.G. Byrd S.G. Byrd's blog:

Fernpeople

I am happy to announce that Fernpeople, the second book in the Montaland series is now available!And it's only $9.99!

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Published on December 10, 2019 07:49
James John Tritten James John Tritten's blog:

Thank you for your service

When U.S. military service members came back home from Vietnam, they often were shunned, spit on, or discriminated against when trying to obtain work. At best they were ignored. For many years. Even by the veterans from World War II – our Greatest Generation. In short, most were not welcomed home... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 10, 2019 07:44
D. Heyman D. Heyman's blog:

The Woman In Blue is out now!

As you've probably been able to guess from the heading, my new short story from the world of Caer Innar is now available as an e-book on Amazon.

If you have Kindle Unlimited then you can read it for free as part of your subscription. Don't worry if you haven't got that though as you can still buy... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 10, 2019 07:37
Echo Miller Echo Miller's blog:

Speechless

This was the first thing I saw when I woke up this morning. "This book restored my faith in humanity." I'd have thought I was dreaming except my dreams are never this good. Wow. I'm stunned. Here's a link to the
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Published on December 10, 2019 07:48
Ann-Christine Tabaka Ann-Christine Tabaka's blog:

Eve of Hope

I am thrilled to have my poem “Eve of Hope” published by Black Bough poetry. Thank you editor Matthew M.C. Smith

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Published on December 10, 2019 07:30
Ellie Masters Ellie Masters's blog:

New Series Announcement

I've got ONE HELL of a way to RING in the NEW YEAR!!

Just a little announcement...I'll post links when ready for preorders! I'm waiting on Alpha #2 to finish her read and get comments to me...AHEM!

Okay, so I have this little side project I've been working on.

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Published on December 10, 2019 07:29
Alessandro Amici Alessandro Amici's blog:

Shape_Power - Recensione

Shape Power Shape Power by Dan A. Davidson

My rating: 2 of 5 stars


Onestamente non mi è piaciuto per niente. Viene presentato come il risultato di oltre 30 anni di ricerche da parte dell'autore nel campo delle onde di forma, ma risulta essere poco più che una mera descrizione di esperimenti realizzati dall'a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 10, 2019 07:20
Joni  Parker Joni Parker's blog:

Movie Review: Knives Out

A mystery must be solved by private investigator, Benoit Blank, in the death of a famous author. He received an envelope in the mail with cash and a newspaper article about the death, but nothing more. He accompanies the police as they begin their investigation. Suicide is deemed to be the cause,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 10, 2019 07:20
Susanna Ives Susanna Ives's blog:

Seclusion During Mourning in Edwardian Times

Today I’m excerpting from The Etiquette of Today:A Complete Guide to Correct Manners, and Social Customs in Use Among Educated and Refined People of America, by Marshall Everett, 1902.





As long as the crape veil and crape trimmed gown are worn a woman should refrain from participation in all social...

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Published on December 10, 2019 06:59
Stjepan Varesevac Cobets Stjepan Varesevac Cobets's blog:

My book arrived from Amazon

I finally bought myself some of my last books to see what they look like :) It's nice to see how they look in paper form because so far I've only looked at them virtually. :)

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Published on December 10, 2019 07:03
Barbara Venkataraman Barbara Venkataraman's blog:

Accidental Activist is now out in paperback :-)

My new book, "Accidental Activist: Justice for the Groveland Four", which I co-authored with my son Josh, is now available in paperback for the low price of $6.00.

It would make a great gift for the activists in your circle, or anyone who wants to be inspired to take action for social justice, bu... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 10, 2019 06:51
Nadine Sutton Nadine Sutton's blog:

Some more Irish names

Irish names have had 2 main sources, partly Catholic names because the bulk of the population were devoutly Catholic... so it was natural that they would use saints’ names. (The Anglo Irish gentry and middle class who originated from England and who were usually Protestant followed traditional En... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 10, 2019 06:49
Matt Grandis Matt Grandis's blog:

WHITE SANDS is finished!

Yes, about three months later than planned, WHITE SANDS is finished. It's the second book in my Blue Skies Chronicles series, and a direct continuation of the first book, BLACK KNIGHT. So in case you're one of those readers who don't want to start reading a series before all books have been publi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 10, 2019 06:47
Alex Ander Alex Ander's blog:

Simple Genius Revew

Simple Genius (Sean King & Michelle Maxwell, #3) Simple Genius by David Baldacci

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


Enjoyed this book even more than the previous one in the series. Once I realized this series is more of a mystery/whodunit versus an action thriller, I settled in and just kept reading. Great story with a deeper look into Michelle Maxwell's... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 10, 2019 06:44
Ton van 't Hof Ton van 't Hof's blog:

Zag gisteravond een erbarmelijk slechte eerste helft van ...

Zag gisteravond een erbarmelijk slechte eerste helft van ADO-Twente. Elk doelpunt – er viel er niet eentje – zou een toevalstreffer zijn geweest. Zag in de tweede helft enkele spelers over de bal heen maaien, niemand van de gaten gebruikmaken en een ADO-speler die een doelpunt van ADO voorkwam. 0... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 08, 2019 09:00
Michael L. Salvador Michael L. Salvador's blog:

Isaiah 49:1-3

Continuing on from last weeks post, if Elijah were here today, where would we be in Isaiah 49:1-12. For now, we will focus on verse 1-3 for today. Of course, this is all speculation and guess-work, but it does not hurt to ponder these things. (Contemporary English Version)

1: 'Lord chose me and g... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 10, 2019 06:42
Sara Reinke Sara Reinke's blog:

Mamma Mia, here we go again

I went with my family this past weekend to see the musicalMamma Mia!which, in case you’ve never heard of it, is framed around songs by ABBA, a Swedish pop group that became popular back in the 1970s. The chances are pretty good that I would never have remembered ABBA, much less been familiar with...

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Published on December 10, 2019 05:35
Jenny  Hale Jenny Hale's blog:

Christmas Place Settings Made Easy

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We all want to have our homes radiating festive spirit for the holidays but we also want time to kick back and read all those Christmas novels… Here’s a very quick way to decorate your table for the holidays that you can throw together with just a quick trip to the craft store.

I prefer th...

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Published on December 09, 2019 07:34
Leona J. Atkinson Leona J. Atkinson's blog:

Day 9–Dressember 2019

My focus this month seems to be drawn to all the lights that abound at this time of the year. I have always enjoyed the many lights of the Christmas season, but this year I seem to be noticing lights more than ever. Since we are celebrating the birth of Jesus, who is the Light...
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Published on December 09, 2019 19:31
Sabrina C. Rose Sabrina C. Rose's blog:

Love Bitten- Chapter 15

Published: December 9, 2019









Chapter 15









ERICA





It took a moment for Erica to respond. The glow of the phone’s blacklight pierced her eyes as she watched Jax’s name on the screen. She chewed on her bottom lip, caught between being hopelessly awkward and feeling terribly guilty for being with some...

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Published on December 08, 2019 07:11
Ryan Hicks Ryan Hicks's blog:

God Did Not Create All Good Things Just For Sinners To Enjoy!

Get “600 Wealth, Abundance, And Prosperity Affirmations” On Audible https://amzn.to/2qvkXGS Get “600 Wealth, Prosperity, And Abundance Affirmations” physical book https://amzn.to/2NDDoD6 Get “600 Wealth, Prosperity, And Abundance Affirmations” Kindle Version https://amzn.to/2N4yamR Get The “Co-Cr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 09, 2019 11:05
Esther Samper Esther Samper's blog:

Por qué obligar por sistema a la vacunación infantil podría no ser una buena idea

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Vacunación

¿Debería la ley obligar por sistema a los padres a vacunar a sus hijos ante el resurgimiento de enfermedades infecciosas como el sarampión, la tosferina o la difteria en diferentes lugares? Esta pregunta está sobre la mesa en diferentes países a lo largo del mu...

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Published on December 10, 2019 01:03
May Tomlin May Tomlin's blog:

Don't be a fuming, reeking wick!

32 years ago Hewitt and I spent our honeymoon in Israel. After sailing on the Sea of Galilee and photographing the Capernaum synagogue ruins we went shopping in ancient Jerusalem, While winding down narrow, cobblestone streets and entering tiny shops we a 2000 year old oil lamp caught our eye. Di... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 08, 2019 12:10
Katarzyna Czajka-Kominiarczuk Katarzyna Czajka-Kominiarczuk's blog:

Czerwony dywan wprowadzić czyli nominacje do Złotych Globów 2020

Och okres nominacji do najważniejszych nagród, czas w którym odkrywamy ilu filmów jeszcze nie widzieliśmy a ile obejrzymy tylko dlatego, że dostały nominację. Zgodnie z tradycją omawiam je wszystkie, ponieważ – cóż, niektórzy z nas są nieco uzależnieni od sezonu nagród i tych emocji jakie ze sobą...

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Published on December 09, 2019 07:19
Ryan D. Glick Ryan D. Glick's blog:

“Internship Mastery” Has Officially Launched

After spending the last eighteen-plus months focused on providing college technology students with a step-by-step resource to jumpstart their career, Internship Mastery has launched.Internship Mastery: The Technology Student's Guide to Crushing Your Internship and Launching Your Career is availab...

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Published on December 09, 2019 23:21
Laura Kalbag Laura Kalbag's blog:

It���s Time To Get Personal on 24ways

I wrote an ode to personal websites for one of my faves, 24ways. Featuring inspiring (and rights-respecting) websites from people whose work I love and respect. Also including a festive sprinkling of Site.js, which is making my development life much easier.



I love the little festive summary they w...

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Published on December 09, 2019 08:45
Jeff Berney Jeff Berney's blog:

My favorite literary color has always been gray.

My favorite literary colors have always been gray



There’s nothing like a colorful description to transport you from your favorite comfortable reading spot right into the middle of a book’s action. I love when an author is able to use language in such an immersive way. But my favorite literary color has always been gray.





I read a lot. I don’t disc...

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Published on December 09, 2019 10:59
Jason H. Abbott Jason H. Abbott's blog:

Flash Fiction: Online

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Power is restored with a smoky haze of ozone. The robot sees an old woman.


“The war ended long ago,” she says. “You’re not my slave. You’re free to go, or stay. The machine and human nations are gone. Only survivors, and a world in need of healing, remain.”




Copyright 2019 by Jaso...

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Published on December 10, 2019 05:59
Cynthia Bruchman Cynthia Bruchman's blog:

IMO: The Artist’s Life and Masterclass

You have probably been surfing on Youtube and been interrupted by the commercial to sign up for a Master Class with a legend in the fields of creative passions whether that be films, art, photography, writing, design, sports, culinary–masterclass.com features the legends of their arena and offers...

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Published on December 09, 2019 08:05
Houston Hare Houston Hare's blog:

6.3 Leaf

"Run," said Zef in a quiet voice. I looked over at him and found him looking back with wide eyes. Was he scared? That was a first. Usually, he'd be joking in a situation like this. Him being scared was more terrifying than the fact that a group of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 10, 2019 06:25
Donald Scoby Donald Scoby's blog:

From Thursday … and BEYOND!!!

April 2019 an idea popped into my head! One of those ideas that hits you like a two-ton heavy thing — it’s clear as day and stops you in your tracks unable to say pretty much anything other than “Oh … WOW!“ What was this idea??? To write an e-book using the four free recipes … Continue reading Fr...

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Published on December 09, 2019 12:48
Joseph Leonardi Joseph Leonardi's blog:

How Long Should My Story Be?

“It isn’t about the number of words the author writes It is about the story the author tells with the number of words written…. ” Joe Leonardi I tend to agree with Edgar Allan Poe who believed that all works should be short. “There is”, he writes, “a distinct limit… to all works of literary... Co... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 09, 2019 13:29
Tyler Porter Tyler Porter's blog:

Opportunities

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GOOOOOOD MORNING! How are we doing? It has been a little while since I have posted, I took a short hiatus for Thanksgiving as well as last week for something other cool things going on in life, but I am back baby I’m back. Oh yes. Back, rejuvenated and ready to roll.

Not a long intr...

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Published on December 09, 2019 09:55
S.A.  Borders-Shoemaker S.A. Borders-Shoemaker's blog:

Tips for Working with Editors

Receiving edits is hard. Which is why this week’s post is about tips for working with editors.





tips for working with editors, editorial, writing, process, s.a.borders-shoemaker, book signing, muse writers centerBook signing at The Muse Writers Center, Norfolk, VA



Did you know I am an editor?





Freelance, academic, fiction, etc. I’ve done some interesting gigs in my time helping others best craft their words. It is...

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Published on December 09, 2019 08:01
Jennifer LeClaire Jennifer LeClaire's blog:

What I Learned From Reinhard Bonnke

What I Learned From Reinhard Bonnke

Reinhard Bonnke, one of the greatest generals of evangelism the world has ever known, has gone home to glory—but not without leaving us many lessons for life and ministry.


Bonnke told me he went from “zero to hero,” which is an accurate portrayal of the youngest son of a preacher from a small vi...

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Published on December 09, 2019 09:07
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