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Clarissa Simmens Clarissa Simmens's blog:
Who influenced me
To write?
Anne Frank
Her diary!
Begged for one
And then, on my tenth birthday
There it was
Waiting for me
To add to the history
Of young women writers
But somehow
In the post second world war atmosphere
And the beginnings of the madness
Called a police action
Soon to take place
In a place
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Published on May 23, 2018 06:33 • 1 view
Roberta Reb Allen Roberta Reb Allen's blog:
I never met Walter Freeman, the man who was the very public face of lobotomies as cures for mental illness in the mid-20thcentury and at whose own reckoning performed some 3,500 such operations. The photo above of his performing a lobotomy, without mask or gloves, in front of curious bystanders w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 23, 2018 06:30 • 1 view
Talyn Scott Talyn Scott's blog:
Flynn MFM Werewolf Vampire Menage Romance (SANIBEL IMMORTALS BOOK 3) by Talyn Scott

Flynn: MFM Werewolf Vampire Menage Romance

Flynn, Book 3 in the Amazon Bestselling Sanibel Immortals Series, is available for Pre-Order exclusively on Amazon.

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Published on May 23, 2018 05:53 • 6 views
E.J. Gette E.J. Gette's blog:

Fast Gun – A Short Story gets 5 stars on Goodreads!


This makes me super excited. What I want out of my writing is to share my stories and have someone, if even just one person, love them. This is the best thing that could have happened to give me a boost. Thank you.

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Published on May 22, 2018 16:40 • 5 views
Cat Ellington Cat Ellington's blog:
Once again, it is official. I am now in receipt of my official author page at Booklikes.

In addition to my new author profile, I am still utilizing (and enjoying) the "World's #1 Blog Platform Designed for Book Lovers" by way of my traditional profile (also new) at the location, adding to its wal... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2018 15:20 • 3 views
M.J. Woods M.J. Woods's blog:
Author's new book receives a warm literary welcome.
*****Five Star Rating!
Balance
Readers' Favorite announces the review of the Romance - Contemporary book "Balance" by M.J. Woods, currently available at http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01M....

Reviewed By Romuald Dzemo for Readers' Favorite

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Published on May 23, 2018 05:47 • 4 views
Alicia Gaile Alicia Gaile's blog:

When I was about 11 months old, I was adopted by my parents, who were living in Panama at the time. We moved to the States when I was around two, despite a few attempts over the years, I haven’t been back to Panama since. At least that was true up until this past weekend.

As a bit of a late Mothe...

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Published on May 23, 2018 05:00 • 2 views
Simon Schama Simon Schama's blog:

predictable I guess ( but slightly depressing) that all the instant tributes are concerned with what Roth wrote about, not how he wrote, which was,after all, the essence of his literary power

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Published on May 23, 2018 02:13 • 2 views
Shannon Rohrer Shannon Rohrer's blog:

Hello, wonderful people of the blogging world!


As you might have noticed from the title, this particular entry is intended to be a huge shout-out to all the indie (and small press) authors I’ve read in the past few years. As there are a fair number and I want to give them all their due, the shout-...

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Published on May 22, 2018 08:46 • 1 view
Gray Marie Cox Gray Marie Cox's blog:

SUP PEEPS, I AM BACK.

        First off, I feel SO much better, taking a break was a good idea because it took a bit of the stress of trying to post every week and I was able to pull myself and my life together. I finally feel happy and calm again which is so wonderful, and I'd like to thank all o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2018 08:02 • 5 views
Helen Pryke Helen Pryke's blog:

The last few weeks have been pretty stressing for me, pushing me to the limits and making me wonder when the bad times would stop. Pressure from other people to make things happen in an impossible situation led to me breaking down in front of my GP in pure desperation.


But sometimes our blackest m...

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Published on May 22, 2018 22:39 • 7 views
K.A. Emmons K.A. Emmons's blog:

when you grow up they tell you that you will settle, as though you are but a human-shaped turbulent sea, roaring and churning. you are this way because you are a child. you are young, you have plenty of time to 'figure it out'

but as i grow, and now that i am considered no more a child but a y... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2018 15:48 • 2 views
Heather Rose Jones Heather Rose Jones's blog:
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 16:42

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There have been a couple changes to my BayCon programming schedule. A couple of queer-interest items were added and one that I wanted to support conflicted with a panel I'd been scheduled for but didn't feel as strongly about. Remember: you can make an a...

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Published on May 22, 2018 16:42 • 1 view
K.L. Kranes K.L. Kranes's blog:

Everyone likes to give advice. Some people, like me, even like to get advice. But unless you’re a person who can magically change your habits and personality overnight, advice can be very hard to implement.


Example: A Writing Advice Road Not Taken

The advice: Get to bed and rise early to do your b...

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Published on May 22, 2018 07:23 • 1 view
L. Danvers L. Danvers's blog:
Ok, not quite. But I did finish the first round of edits on my new YA space fantasy Fostered Reality this morning. The first draft of the next book in the series, The Second Portal, is already written, so now it's time to flesh that one out some more.

In the past, I released books as I finished w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 23, 2018 05:12 • 8 views
Emmy van Ruijven Emmy van Ruijven's blog:

De Nieuweling voelde als een heerlijk warm bad. Mix Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings en Pokemon en je krijgt een heerlijk verslavende mix. De wereld van de summoner serie is er eentje vol spanning, avontuur, vriendschap en bijzondere wezens. Ik raakte er verslaafd aan! Ik was dan ook erg blij toen...

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Published on May 22, 2018 22:00 • 8 views
Lisa M. Clark Lisa M. Clark's blog:
It’s an exciting day! Concordia Publishing House is releasing its 2018 music, and I can’t stop smiling. There’s a whole playlist full of recordings to enjoy!

Today, I thought I’d take a moment to share my two contributions to the long list of choral pieces, which will also serve as a follow-up to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 23, 2018 05:00 • 7 views
Eric Desmarais Eric Desmarais's blog:

Hello My Imaginary Friends,


As I mentioned I have a book and a story that’s eligible for Aurora nominations. If you like The Travelling TARDIS, Fandom Travel,  Parasomnia, or Database of the Ageless Kings, please go nominate them. The deadline is this Saturday May 26th.


 



Aurora Awards

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The Aurora...

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Published on May 22, 2018 06:00 • 6 views
Liviu Szoke Liviu Szoke's blog:


Editura Nemira lansează marți, 5 iunie, de la ora 19.00, la Pergola din Grădina Cărturești Verona, Jurnalul necenzurat al celui mai mare dansator din toate timpurile: Vaslav Nijinski.


La eveniment participă dansatorii Răzvan Mazilu și Ștefan Lupu, care vor performa un scurt moment coregrafic,...

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Published on May 22, 2018 22:00 • 1 view
David Duane Kummer David Duane Kummer's blog:
Who had the brilliant idea to try and plan a book launch during the last week of school, when everyone is bogged down by final tests and projects (including me)? Well, I guess that was me who had the idea. Anyways, I’m trying a few new things this time around. My last two “big launches” […]
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Published on May 22, 2018 07:50 • 7 views
Lynne Curry Lynne Curry's blog:

If you’ve ever been blindsided by a valuable employee’s resignation and conducted an exit interview, you may have asked the right questions six months too late.

Exit interviews detail why employees leave your organization. In contrast, stay interviews—rarely done—provide a valuable tool for retai...

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Published on May 22, 2018 15:56 • 3 views
Arun D. Ellis Arun D. Ellis's blog:
From Democracy to Dictatorship (Corpalism #2) by Arun D. Ellis


The Independents

You say ‘evasion’, I say ‘avoidance’

“Hello fellow Independents, my name’s Marissa Phillips, I’m a Tax Accountant” she smiled at the anticipated mock groans from the audience, “and I’ll be standing for Parliament in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.” She was easy on the eye, n... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 23, 2018 04:18 • 11 views
Rod Dreher Rod Dreher's blog:

This is not the most shocking thing you’ll read in this blog post, but it’s pretty hard-hitting. Sarah Pulliam Bailey of the Washington Post has quite a story:


A prominent Southern Baptist leader at the center of controversy this spring over comments he has made about abused women allegedly encou...

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Published on May 22, 2018 17:57 • 2 views
L.L. Diamond L.L. Diamond's blog:

While in Killarney National Park, one common tourist attraction is Muckross House. Finished in 1843, Muckross House was built by Henry Arthur Herbert next to the picturesque Muckross Lake. The house is now furnished in the style of the 19th century and has several furniture pieces crafted locally...

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Published on May 22, 2018 04:44 • 7 views
Joel R. Dennstedt Joel R. Dennstedt's blog:
A Voice for Independent Authors
“You can kill a book quicker by your silence than by a bad review.”
― E.A. Bucchianeri
REVIEWING TODAY: WHEELS UP BY JEANINE KITCHEL

Wheels Up by Jeanine Kitchel promises to deliver an adventure about drugs, cartels and survival – and it does. It does not mention on th...

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Published on May 22, 2018 11:50 • 6 views
Patricia Correll Patricia Correll's blog:
With the publishing of my first Kindle Direct novella, "The Corpse-Eater", I had to jump into the world of formatting and cover design, things I had never had to deal with in traditional publishing. Cover design especially was a mystery. While I am pleased with my cover for "The Corpse-Eater", af... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 23, 2018 03:54 • 8 views
Susan Bernofsky Susan Bernofsky's blog:

Since 2016, the Man Booker International Prize has honored a work of international fiction in English translation published by a UK publishing house, with the £50,000 purse split equally between author and translator. Starting that year, the prize was awarded on the basis of a single book rather...

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Published on May 22, 2018 13:50 • 6 views
Kelly Eeckhaut Kelly Eeckhaut's blog:

Er was eens een meisje dat bijna elke dag fietste. Ze fietste graag, en dat is een serieus understatement. Haar favoriete moment om te fietsen was ’s nachts, of ’s avonds erg laat, als de meeste mensen thuis zijn of al in hun bed liggen en de straten rustig zijn. Snel fietsen vond ze plezant, dat...

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Published on May 22, 2018 12:55 • 7 views
Mercy Celeste Mercy Celeste's blog:
I'm getting ready to open an etsy store. 
Thought I'd share my first Mercy Made item with you. Give you a chance to snag it up before it hits etsy.
Okay, so this isn't exactly something monumental. I bought the Fleur De Lis charms and put the key chain hooks on them. Big woop right?
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Published on May 22, 2018 11:41 • 2 views
Roseanna M. White Roseanna M. White's blog:

Last Saturday, my family drove a few hours down the road for the Gaithersburg Book Festival, where I would be presenting a panel with two other amazing Christian historical fiction authors, Cathy Gohlke and Carrie Turanksy. Having never attended this festival before, I wasn't sure what to expect... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 23, 2018 02:30 • 3 views
Beau Taplin Beau Taplin's blog:
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Published on May 23, 2018 01:19 • 7 views
Addison L. Jones Addison L. Jones's blog:
Lots of people get depressed during the cold winter months—so many, in fact, that there’s a name for it: seasonal affective disorder, or SAD.

Me? I’m the opposite.

I thrive during the dark days of winter but slowly peter down to an inevitable depression every year as the days grown longer and hott... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 23, 2018 03:35 • 8 views
Jenn  Webster Jenn Webster's blog:
I am so very pleased and happy to announce that 21 very lucky people have won my giveaway of the newest edition of my eBook, "The Spirits of The Seasons"(A science-fantasy), and they are as follows: Isabell O., Iesa d., Tess K., christy p., Carolyn F., Brandy B., Judy I., Nancy J., Johnna A., Tra... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 23, 2018 03:35 • 37 views
Joanna Maciejewska Joanna Maciejewska's blog:

A month in a writer’s life seems like a significant amount of time. Yet, when I blinked on the first of April, the month was suddenly coming to an end already. Even though we unpacked and settled in fairly quickly after our move across the continent, April was far from being back to the routine....

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Published on May 22, 2018 05:26 • 7 views
Peter Krol Peter Krol's blog:

At Stand to Reason, Alan Shlemon explains why it matters so much to consider the context of a Bible verse. After giving an example, where a Christian uses Matthew 18:20 to encourage their small group that Jesus is with them, Shlemon draws the following conclusion:


This might seem benign, but it’s...

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Published on May 22, 2018 22:00 • 6 views
Chris  Barton Chris Barton's blog:
Registration is now open for two webinars I’m teaching this July on the topic of school visits. If you know an author or illustrator who might benefit, won’t you please share this with them? School-Visit Basics with author Chris Barton Monday, July 16, 2018, 7 p.m. Central In this 90-minute webin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2018 17:26 • 5 views
Marcha A. Fox Marcha A. Fox's blog:
It’s best to mark your section breaks with a few asterisks rather than simply rely on an extra space, which might not be noticeable on an electronic reading device. This is particularly important if you change the point of view … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 22, 2018 07:00 • 10 views
Siobhan Davis Siobhan Davis's blog:

Title: Did I Mention I Need You?

Author: Estelle Maskame

Series: The DIMILY Trilogy #2

Rating: 4 stars

Genres: Contemporary Romance

Links:



Goodreads
Amazon
Amazon UK
B&N
Kobo

Blurb:

It’s been a year since eighteen-year-old Eden Munro last saw Tyler Bruce: her stepbrother…and her secret love. Although th...

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Published on May 23, 2018 01:00 • 7 views
Justinas Žilinskas Justinas Žilinskas's blog:

Tai, kas buvo beveik pasakyta, knygai “Kaukas Gugis ir Kerų karas” gavus Martyno Vainilaičio premiją už pastarųjų dvejų metų geriausią mitologiniais motyvais parašytą kūrinį


Man ši premija ypatinga – keistu likimo įnoriu, Martynas Vainilaitis mane lydi visą gyvenimą. Ne tik dėl to, kad, kaip visi...

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Published on May 22, 2018 04:29 • 7 views
Garrison Keillor Garrison Keillor's blog:

“Even in a time of elephantine vanity and greed, one never has to look far to see the campfires of gentle people.”

― Garrison Keillor, We Are Still Married: Stories & Letters


“Some luck lies in not getting what you thought you wanted but getting what you have, which once you have got it you may...

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Published on May 22, 2018 15:07 • 6 views
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