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Jay Northcote Jay Northcote's blog:

The aim of this survey was to find out more about the demographics of people who are reading gay (MM) romance. Specifically there were questions about age, sexuality, and gender identity. I had a total of 2355 responses.


The sample is obviously skewed towards people who are active on social media...

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Published on July 18, 2018 03:51 • 1 view
Bill   Howell Bill Howell's blog:
While I haven't been very active in blogging, that doesn't mean I haven't been visiting breweries. In the last couple of months, I managed to hit four that are either new or which I hadn't had a chance to visit before. I thought you might enjoy seeing some of the photos that my wife Elaine took d... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 18, 2018 14:11 • 1 view
Eva Pasco Eva Pasco's blog:
Underlying Notes by Eva Pasco

An Enlightening Quiche by Eva Pasco

100 Wild Mushrooms Memoirs of the ‘60s by Eva Pasco

Once Upon A Fabulous Time... by R.M. Gauthier

This proverb of French origin used by the French novelist Alphonse Karr (1808-90), translates to, “The more things change, the more they remain the same.”

An Indie author who revived a dormant flair for writing when I retired from a teaching career in elementary education, my life has since ta... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 19, 2018 02:40 • 6 views
Bobby Nash Bobby Nash's blog:
A big thank you to author Martha A. Cheves for her 5 star Amazon review of Snow Drive. You can read the full review on Amazon at HERE.

Martha also posted her review on her A Book and A Dish site along with a recipe from yours truly. You can read Martha's review as well as my recipe for Taco Soup a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 18, 2018 15:41 • 1 view
Cardyn Brooks Cardyn Brooks's blog:
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In fiction and non-fiction this week's reviewed titles explore unconscious preferences shaped by an assortment of influences. Conversations about the consequences of decisions made based on unconscious biases seem to be trending this week. 

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Published on July 18, 2018 12:38 • 1 view
Marina Gorbis Marina Gorbis's blog:
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We know that controlling what we pay attention to is the key to living an intentional life.  According to an informal poll of my clients, one of the biggest impediments to attention management is “O.P.P.” — other people’s problems. This is a particular problem for my clie...

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Published on July 18, 2018 08:00 • 1 view
Judy Dykstra-Brown Judy Dykstra-Brown's blog:

 


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For Cee’s Flower of the Day.

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Published on July 19, 2018 01:54 • 4 views
عائشة فتحي يكن عائشة فتحي يكن's blog:
We are the disabled if,
You can’t fulfill your dreams
Or you can’t achieve your goal.
We are the disabled if,
You can’t have access to school,
Or you don’t have access to the mall.
We are the disabled if,
You can’t read a magazine,
Or even play ball.
But you shall not be disabled,
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Published on July 19, 2018 02:27 • 6 views
Simona Dimitri Simona Dimitri's blog:


un incontro d'occhi, provato, immaginato, sfuggevole, densola traccia che resta

mixed media on grey cardboard / work in progress

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Published on July 18, 2018 22:47 • 5 views
Demelza Carlton Demelza Carlton's blog:
Today's classic tale was from Popular Tales of the Western Highlands, a collection of Scottish folklore collected by JF Campbell through many years of oral history research, and published in 1890.

There was ere now a farmer, and he had three daughters. They were waulking (Postadh. A method ofwashi...

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Published on July 18, 2018 05:00 • 4 views
Jenn  Webster Jenn Webster's blog:
I would very much like to announce that I have finished the manuscript draft for my new eBook; I know, it was a longshot in putting together such a project like this, but I think that it had all been quite worth it: My upcoming eBook shall be an adaptation of one of Hans Christian Andersen's cher... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 19, 2018 02:10 • 37 views
Golden Angel Golden Angel's blog:
Masters of the Castle: Witness Protection ProgramI cried when Maren Smith messaged me to ask if i'd be interested in being part of a Masters of the Castle box set. I love this series, being a part of it is a dream come true. Preorder link and teasers below!Where will you be when the bomb goes off... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 18, 2018 06:23 • 4 views
Aubrey Law Aubrey Law's blog:
"Goddamn it Annis," he said. "Don't do this."
"Why? Are you afraid Skye won't forgive you? You should be terrified." Killing a daughter's only father simply had to be punished. Kraven deserved death, just as Amelia did for taking my father from me. If our paths ever crossed again, she'd also pay w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 19, 2018 02:28 • 10 views
Jack Tyler Jack Tyler's blog:
Long-term followers of my blog posts will already know that much of my time and effort goes into supporting my fellow authors. If you are just setting out on the journey, or struggling to define your writing voice, this may be the most important article I will ever present; if you're only going t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 19, 2018 01:59 • 8 views
Pablo Poveda Pablo Poveda's blog:

Digamos que se podrían llamar vacaciones. No lo sé, tampoco importa.


Abandoné la playa huyendo de bañistas, de barcos, música y chiringuitos con manteles de papel.


Deserté sin complejos hacia el secano, lo árido y la calma, con la sensación de haber dejado el trabajo bien hecho y con la reafirmació...

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Published on July 19, 2018 01:39 • 4 views
Joshua   Reynolds Joshua Reynolds's blog:

It’s been awhile since I’ve talked about what I’ve got coming out. I figured I should probably rectify that, it being my job and all. 




First up is a trio of new Royal Occultist stories, including one set in the early 1900’s, as well as one in the 1950’s. “The Disagreeable Bridegroom” sees the Roya...

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Published on July 18, 2018 13:48 • 9 views
Betsy Bird Betsy Bird's blog:

It’s always a glorious day when there’s a new Walking and Talking to present. Today Steve Sheinkin has an in-depth discussion with Cece Bell. If you’ve ever wanted to know what the status of El Deafo 2 might be, now’s your chance to find out.

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Don’t forget to catch up with the whole series!

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Published on July 18, 2018 21:00 • 6 views
Κώστας Βουλαζέρης Κώστας Βουλαζέρης's blog:

Τριγυρίζω σε βιβλιοπωλεία Αθήνας και επαρχίας, και δεν βρίσκω πια τίποτα που να με ενδιαφέρει, τίποτα που να με εκπλήσσει ευχάριστα. Νομίζεις ότι όλα τα βιβλία και περιοδικά φαντασίας έχουν εξαφανιστεί. Και δεν μιλάω μόνο για τα ελληνικά ή τα μεταφρασμένα· μιλάω και για τα ξενόγλωσσα. Δεν βρίσκει...

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Published on July 18, 2018 07:52 • 10 views
Brad Feld Brad Feld's blog:

I had dinner with Ian Hathaway a few weeks ago when I was in London. It was a delight to see him in person. While we’ve been collaborating on Startup Communities 2 (which we are now calling The Startup Community Way), which will come out at the “end-of-the-year-ish,” having dinner was a delight a...

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Published on July 18, 2018 09:09 • 1 view
Max Frei Max Frei's blog:
Съездили с валенком в Сан-Франциско. В смысле, в Юстинишки, это такой жопомирный район города Вильнюса, из центра в час пик ехать целых полчаса (тут я скорее хвастаюсь, чем жалуюсь, конечно). Всю дорогу котёнок Котовская орала на меня страшным кошачьим матом, а я иногда на неё ровно теми же кошач... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 18, 2018 16:55 • 8 views
Donna B. McNicol Donna B. McNicol's blog:
I'd like to welcome author Judy Howard to my blog. She has recently released a new book, The Grieving Gift, now available on Amazon. Thank you for taking time to chat with us, Judy.


Welcome, Judy. Tell us a little about yourself. 
Today I live full-time in my Winnebago motorhome with my cat, Spor... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 18, 2018 12:26 • 1 view
Wojciech Orliński Wojciech Orliński's blog:

Skąd niechęć wobec elit? Nie będę się bawić w medialnego eksperta od społeczeństwa, spróbuję opowiedzieć, skąd się bierze moja.



Moja niechęć jest zarezerwowana właściwie wyłącznie do elit politycznych i biznesowych. A więc - niestety - tych, od których należy nasza codzienność.



Nie mam problemu z e...

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Published on July 18, 2018 07:28 • 1 view
Giovanna Fletcher Giovanna Fletcher's blog:


This might surprise you, but I’m not very good at doing nothing. It’s been a miserable day of me being in bed trying to rest up and not do too much. So I watched Me Before You and had a weep. Some of you will know how much I championed the book, but I’ve never got around to actually watching the...

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Published on July 18, 2018 11:40 • 5 views
Shannon McDermott Shannon McDermott's blog:

The Nephilim walked into history in Genesis 6:4, which runs, “The Nephilim were on the earth in those days—and also afterward—when the sons of God went to the daughters of men and had children by them. They were the heroes of old, men of renown.” The Nephilim are mentioned once more, as the terri...

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Published on July 18, 2018 05:12 • 7 views
Rosemary  Harris Rosemary Harris's blog:


HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN: You all know the story—don’t you?—about how my first book Prime Time, was inspired by a random spam in my computer? Or how The Other Woman came from my experience getting a root canal? If you don’t I’ll tell you another time, because today is about a different author’s unpred... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 18, 2018 23:00 • 5 views
Pamela Harju Pamela Harju's blog:
I'm really excited to announce that my third book is now available for pre-orders on Amazon ahead of its release on FRIDAY 10TH AUGUST .
The book will be exclusive to Amazon for now. I'm still working on the paperback version, but it will be available by launch day at the latest.
As always, thank... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 19, 2018 01:28 • 16 views
Mark Sisson Mark Sisson's blog:

One of the biggest mistakes I see among people who exercise is they forget this core truth: we get fitter not from training, but from recovering from training. This doesn’t just occur in beginners either. Some of the most experienced, hardest-charging athletes I know fail to heed the importance o...

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Published on July 18, 2018 08:04 • 1 view
Jill Shalvis Jill Shalvis's blog:

So I went looking for a hot guy in a suit for some writing inspiration on the book I’m working on and … one thing led to another.



Josh Duhamel! How did I forget about him? And of course I need a pic of him and a dog. But why just ONE dog? So…



… in conclusion, he’s most definitely my writing inspi...

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Published on July 18, 2018 05:00 • 6 views
Anna Galore Anna Galore's blog:

Petite précision : nous n’avons aucun lien commercial avec Décathlon, nous en sommes juste des clients. Lundi dernier, nous sommes partis acheter deux de ces fameux masques si intrigants quand on les voit à la télé. Leur particularité la plus visible : ils englobent tout le visage, ce qui donne u...

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Published on July 18, 2018 23:30 • 1 view
Alan Annand Alan Annand's blog:

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“America – just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns, and no qualms about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable.”


~ Hunter S. Thompson, b. 18 July 1937


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Published on July 18, 2018 11:54 • 6 views
Annie              Woods Annie Woods's blog:
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A signed paperback copy of Forever Disguised plus a bookmark of your own liking from FictionalBoutique's gorgeous colle... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 19, 2018 01:18 • 1 view
Uvi Poznansky Uvi Poznansky's blog:
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Published on July 18, 2018 14:00 • 5 views
Shanna Hatfield Shanna Hatfield's blog:
Today, I thought you might like to see my inspiration for the characters in Summer Bride. First, we have Justin James. I knew I wanted to have dark hair, a little messy and longer, and kind eyes. When I saw this photo of David Giuntoli it was like there was a neon sign hanging over it […]
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Published on July 18, 2018 02:59 • 1 view
Kristen Lamb Kristen Lamb's blog:

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Today we’re tackling author newsletters. Do we need one? Do they sell books? Does a human sacrifice help?


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Last time I posted at length about sales, namely what it is, what it isn’t, and why we shouldn’t be afraid of it. Science proves that, the better writers are at sales, the m...

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Published on July 18, 2018 12:10 • 6 views
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