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Robert L. Bogue Robert L. Bogue's blog:

Conflict: Creating the Best Conditions

It’s not like you get to choose when conflict erupts. Conflict can happen unexpectedly, like a tornado. There may be a little warning – but there’s not much. That’s why, in conflicts like in natural disasters, it’s important to be prepared for the worst and hope for the best.


Best Conditions

If som...

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Published on December 13, 2019 13:00
Keith R.A. DeCandido Keith R.A. DeCandido's blog:

you can still support my crowdfund for new Precinct & Cassie stories!

So cool thing about Indie Go Go — if your project funds on time, then they let you continue to take pledges after the funding period ends. Which isawesome, especially since every time I do one of these, somebody says, “Oh no, I missed this!” even though I’d been talking about it online for a mont...

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Published on December 13, 2019 12:17
Michael Cupo Michael Cupo's blog:

Lies Disguised As Thoughts

When life is based on lies that manifest as thoughts, it’s those thoughts that keep you attached to the lies, and if discipline isn’t developed to expose these thoughts, lies will be the base of your existence…


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Published on December 14, 2019 01:24
Gregg Chadwick Gregg Chadwick's blog:

Molly Pease and Jimena Sarno's installation "Score for the Near Future" at 18th Street Arts Center


#MollyPease's interpretation of #JimenaSarno's installation "Score for the Near Future" was beautiful!
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Published on December 13, 2019 21:02
Charlotte Eriksson Charlotte Eriksson's blog:

"You deserve good things, and I want to be one of them."

“You deserve good things, and I want to be one of them.”

- Ellen Hopkins
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Published on December 13, 2019 23:00
Robert J. Torres Robert J. Torres's blog:

Philadelphia, Here I Come (9780571085866)



Fed up with the dreary round of life in Ballybeg, with his uncommunicative father and the humiliating job in his father's grocery shop, with his frustrated love for Kathy Doogan who married a richer, more successful young man and with the total absence of prospect and opportunity in his life at h... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2019 09:20
Eduardo Santiago Eduardo Santiago's blog:

IDYLLWILD AUTHORS SERIES 2016

WITH NATASHIA DEóN, AUTHOR OF “GRACE” A NOVEL.Deon 2016

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Published on August 06, 2016 18:41
Reese Ryan Reese Ryan's blog:

CORPORATE SEDUCTION BY A.C. ARTHUR

Corporate Seduction by A.C. Arthur Part of the After Hours Trilogy

Reka Boyd’s life has changed in the last four years. With a college degree, a new job title and her best friend’s wedding to help plan, she has far too much on her plate to deal with dead-end relationships or get sucked into office drama the way she used to. But when erotic emails inundate the...

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Published on December 13, 2019 04:36
David Seller David Seller's blog:

Some Writing Tips (4)

And the tips keep on coming!!!

We discussed creating the scene for the reader – and the diffrentiating views whether to limit the details – letting the reader imagine for themself, or creating the scene so vividly that the reader feels as though they are actually there. Well, we accepted that both...

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Published on June 08, 2013 16:00
Laurie Lamson Laurie Lamson's blog:

New Work by Now Write! Contributors

Now Write!contributors are extremely prolific. Here is a small sample of books that came out in the last two years. God: A Human History by Rezla Aslan (Now Write! Nonfiction contributor) Random House (November, 2017 – hardcover) The bestselling author ofZealotand host ofBelieverexplores humanity... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 10, 2019 16:27
Samyann Samyann's blog:

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

Plot. The protagonist of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweetis an old widower of Chinese descent named Henry who reveals, through a series of flashbacks, his childhood in Seattle, WA and his love of a Japanese girl, Keiko, during WWII.


The story begins with thePanama Hotel. Japanese families,...

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Published on December 13, 2019 22:04
Marty Essen Marty Essen's blog:

L’Arena di Verona





Marty’s photo of the day #3101: A year ago this week, Deb and I were in Italy. In this photo we are standing in L’Arena di Verona, the fourth largest coliseum in Italy. It was built in the first century, and it’s actually older than the more famous coliseum in Rome.





Imagine if such coliseums were...

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Published on December 13, 2019 07:21
Crescenza Caradonna Crescenza Caradonna's blog:

"Bari culla della cultura" di Crescenza Caradonna

Premi Letterari Nazionali
Porta D’Oriente Cultura e Libero Sviluppo del Mediterraneo.
IX Edizione “Nicola Saponaro”

Circolo Unione – Teatro Petruzzelli
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Crescenza Caradonna

Bari, 12 Dicembre 2019





Enrica Simonet...

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Published on December 13, 2019 08:43
Ryk E. Spoor Ryk E. Spoor's blog:

Castaway Resolution: Chapter 9

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There was also some more advanced work to look at... and Xander has a certain issue to work on...


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Chapter 9.


Xander forced his eyes to focus on the designs being projected in front of him by his omni. His mouth was dry and he could hear his breath coming more quickly.


"Do I need to...

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Published on December 13, 2019 02:49
Randy Imwalle Randy Imwalle's blog:

The Reason for the Season - A Christmas Limerick

I hope that your Christmas is merry,
And your jolly St. Nick is hairy,
But remember the reason,
for this joyous season,
Is Jesus, and Joseph, and Mary.

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Published on December 13, 2019 14:45
Wendy L. Koenig Wendy L. Koenig's blog:

A Gift

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I have a little Christmas gift I’ll be sending out in a few days. It’s a short story titled, The Snow Dragon. In it, a young girl, a dragon shapeshifter, discovers she’s not the person she always knew. She meets up with Tony (Antonio Silvani, The Last Griffin) and they begin a trek w...

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Published on December 13, 2019 08:48
Alexander Pyles Alexander Pyles's blog:

Review: Record of a Spaceborn Few

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I’ve been reading the Wayfair’s series over the past few months and I finally got around to wrapping up the last in this loose trilogy of books. The Hugo nominated, RECORD OF A SPACEBORN FEW by Becky Chambers, feels like both an homage to humanity and a hopeful look to the future....

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Published on December 13, 2019 05:30
Andrew  Marr Andrew Marr's blog:

John’s Offended Puzzlement

[image error]John the Baptist is so closely associated with the beginning of Jesus’ ministry that it’s easy to see them as two of a kind. Both preached repentance. Both died the death of a martyr.


But if the two of them saw eye to eye, why would John send his disciples to ask Jesus if Jesus was “t...

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Published on December 13, 2019 12:29
Nikola Z.Brenjo Nikola Z.Brenjo's blog:

A single rose in the night

The festive season is upon us, everyone is feeling cheerful.

Continue reading on Ljubav, i druge priče… »

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Published on December 14, 2019 01:33
Jean Oram Jean Oram's blog:

EXCLUSIVE Book Coupons for You on Barnes and Noble (Including New)

My readers asked for an exclusive and I’m delivering!
Until December 23rd enjoy 50% off ALL of my Christmas romances including my new release Unexpectedly in Love.

Save 50% off with these exclusive Barnes and Noble coupon codes this holiday season and enjoy ALL of my Christmas romance stories for l...

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Published on December 13, 2019 15:52
Elaine  White Elaine White's blog:

Share-It Saturday: Strategies for Reading Books You Already Have

Reblogged from BookRiot The book pile is more than half my height again. It gets out of hand because suddenly I’m reading six books for an article or I went to ComicCon or it was Tuesday and I was sad about it and, damn it, I deserve good things. Maybe you’ve just overdone it a… Continue reading... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 14, 2019 02:00
Tea Krulos Tea Krulos's blog:

Tea’s Weird Week: The Ghost of the Christmas Tree Ship

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I sent in my manuscript for my book American Madness which will be out August next year. I also have a little book out about a year from now called Wisconsin Legends & Lore, which is a collection of some classic Wisconsin folklore, ghost stories, and urban legends. One of the s...

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Published on December 13, 2019 08:20
Jane B. Night Jane B. Night's blog:

Book Review: My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward

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Synopsis: This book is a memoir written by a husband whose wife, after years of marriage, begins to have some serious mental health problems. It is his perspective on their journey as a couple. It also talks about what it is like to be the family member of someone who is severely m...

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Published on December 13, 2019 07:20
Lawrence R. Spencer Lawrence R. Spencer's blog:

ANIMATED SATURDAYS

Republished by Blog Post Promoter

I’m starting a new feature on LawrenceRSpencer.com. I’m calling it “ANIMATED SATURDAYS”. When I started in the computer industry in 1982 the hottest phenomenon in graphics was the Amiga PC. (Whatever happened to that?) Anyway, until the advent of You Tube and the...

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Published on December 14, 2019 02:04
J.D. Greear J.D. Greear's blog:

An Honest Abortion Debate, the Dark Side of Social Media, & You Have More Time for Bible Reading Than You Think

Wisdom for Your Weekend: Your regular installment of what we've been reading (and watching) from around the web. We gather the best and leave out the rest.
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Published on December 13, 2019 09:30
Julie-Allyson Ieron Julie-Allyson Ieron's blog:

Bridge City News - May 29, 2018 - Full Newscast

https://youtu.be/NMhf8xxfEZA

My interview on caregiving begins at time stamp 35:55 and runs through the end of the broadcast. It was a thorough and thought-provoking interview. Hal really "got" the issues related to caregiving and asked heart-felt questions. It's worth watching. If you like what y... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 29, 2018 19:30
Almeida Maia Almeida Maia's blog:

Coletânea de contos de Natal

Almeida Maia contribui para esta coletânea com "A Olaria da Esquina", outra história de redenção com uma interessante moral.
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Published on December 13, 2019 04:29
Michael J. McGuire Michael J. McGuire's blog:

December 13, 1899: Death of Julius W. Adams

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December 13, 1899: Julius W. Adams dies. Julius Walker Adams was a noted civil engineer who planned the sewer system for Brooklyn, New York. He was also one of the first engineers who conceived the idea of building the Brooklyn Bridge. For several years he was Consu...

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Published on December 13, 2019 03:52
Mark Graban Mark Graban's blog:

Different Ways of Reporting our KaiNexus Webinar Registration Numbers

One of the things I do with KaiNexus is manage our webinar series. That means lining up presenters, playing the role of host and moderator, and sometimes being the presenter, as I did again the other day. One of our measures is the number of people who register for each webinar. Our goal isn't t...

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Published on December 13, 2019 05:02
Morten Dürr Morten Dürr's blog:

Foreign rights for "Ivalu" and "The Whispers Club"

The foreign rights 2020 catalogue from The Danish Society for comics Professionals is now available. See my contributions here: http://dansketegneserieskabere.dk/site/foreign-rights/morten-durr/

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Published on December 13, 2019 06:35
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