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J.Q. Rose J.Q. Rose's blog:

5 Reasons Why Writing a Memoir is Harder to Write Than Fiction

5 Reasons Why Writing a Memoir is Harder to Write Than Fiction


5 Reasons Why Writing a Memoir is Harder to Write Than Fictionby J.Q. Rose



What is a memoir?A memoir is actually a slice of your life. If a pie is your entire life from birth on, then a memoir is just one piece out of the pie. That port... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2020 17:00
P.J. Parrish P.J. Parrish's blog:

Is There Such A Thing As Too Many Books?

At our house, we’re still in the midst of The Never-ending Remodel. The good news is that we finally have access to five renewed closets with actual shelves, rather than wire, shelf-like surfaces through which our belongings dangled … Continue reading Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2020 01:01
Hank Garner Hank Garner's blog:

The Author Stories Podcast Episode 793 | Mike Chen Interview

Today’s author interview guest is Mike Chen, author of A Beginning At The End.



[image error]How do you start over after the end of the world?


“Not just an apocalyptic thriller, but also a timely reminder of what is most important in life—family, love, and hope.” —Peng Shepherd, author ofThe Bo...

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Published on January 21, 2020 11:39
J.C. Cauthon J.C. Cauthon's blog:

The Daily Prompt: January 22, 2020

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If you have written on today’s prompt and posted it to your blog, comment with the link below so I can share it with other readers!

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Published on January 22, 2020 02:00
Monte  Dutton Monte Dutton's blog:

United in Division

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Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 8:54 a.m.


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MLK Day to the beginning of impeachment is quite a transition.


For the record, baby, it’s cold outside.


Do you feel great again?


I think I’ll read the Constitution again. I’m kidding. I’m going t...

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Published on January 21, 2020 07:48
Dan Jorgensen Dan Jorgensen's blog:

A Writer's Moment: Writing About Your Obsessions

A Writer's Moment: Writing About Your Obsessions: For each writer there’s a different answer to the question: Where do you get your characters? I read this note in T...
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Published on January 21, 2020 06:53
Ioana Chicet-Macoveiciuc Ioana Chicet-Macoveiciuc's blog:

Copilăria mea în comunism, ep. 15: FOAMEA

M-am gândit că ne va face bine un exercițiu de memorie. Nu va fi unul plăcut, sau poate va fi, căci ne vom da...


Articolul Copilăria mea în comunism, ep. 15: FOAMEA apare prima dată în Printesa Urbana.

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Published on January 22, 2020 02:17
Helena  Lopes Helena Lopes's blog:


É com muito orgulho que anuncio que A Profecia do Rei está agora disponível na versão física pela Editora Buriti.
A Profecia do Rei é um romance medieval que conta a estória de amor entre um rei e uma bruxa em um reino chamado Orcadas, um local inteiramente ficcional inspirado nos pequenos reino... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2018 09:48
D.M.  Duncan D.M. Duncan's blog:

To Weave a Highland Tapestry Tour and Giveaway!


To Weave a Highland TapestryA Tale from the Order of the Dragon Knightsby Mary MorganGenre: Time Travel/Scottish Medieval/Paranormal Romance
Publisher: The Wild Rose Press, IncPublication Date: December 9, 2019

Patrick MacFhearguis, hardened by battles won and lost, desires what he can never... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2020 00:10
Christian O. Ortiz Christian O. Ortiz's blog:

This is not gender equality but this actually occursThis is not...















This is not gender equality but this actually occurs

This is not being talked about enough. Good men out there have to deal with stuff like this. There won’t be any gender equality if we continue to stereotype men and women and If we continue to claim there’s equality but not treat our oppo...

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Published on January 21, 2020 07:32
Kym Gordon Moore Kym Gordon Moore's blog:

The Poetry of Icecapades

Petr Kratochvil, Winter, Ice


Fantastical branches and precious twigs

blanketed by freefalling sleet

sleeves of frosty insulation

oh Winterland, thy blustery treat


♠ ♠ ♠

from the bounty of a crisp and chilly snap

breaking the silence where crystal statues wane

like an ice sculpture carved in a swan song tribute

...

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Published on January 21, 2020 04:45
Robert  Knox Robert Knox's blog:

The Garden of Verse: "Seasons Impeaching!" ... "First the Knitting, Then the Guillotine"

Three years after misled voters, Russian bots, a nationwide scheme by the Republican Party to suppress voting and disenfranchise Black and other minority voters, and the manipulations of the undemocratic and archaic Electoral College voting system ... combined to put a moral monster in the Whit... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2020 11:07
Jimmy Mathew Jimmy Mathew's blog:

കൗമാരം – അത് കഴിഞ്ഞു ഷ്ടോ – ഗുഡ് ബൈ – പിള്ള കളി .

പലരും മെഡിസിന പോകാൻ തീരുമാനികകുനനത ലോകതതെ രകഷികകാനാണ . രോഗികളെ സേവികകുക . സവാർതഥത ലാവാ ….ഐ മീൻ …ലവ . ലവ ലേശമിലലാതെ . അങങനെ പതുകകെ , ലോകതതെ രകഷികകുക . ഇതിനു വേണടി ആണ ഞാൻ എം ബി ബി സ നു ചേർനനത എനന പറയാൻ എനികക ആഗരഹമിലലാഞഞിടടിലലാഞഞിടടലല . നുണ പറയണടലലോ എനന വിചാരിചചിടടാണ . സതയം ജയ . ധർമം ചര . എനനെ കുററപ... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2020 23:52
Wayne Stiles Wayne Stiles's blog:

Redeemed by the Blood of the Lamb [Podcast]

Exodus 12

You are precious in the sight of God. How do you know that?This episode ofLive the Bibletakes us to the book of Exodus where we’ll see that God redeemed us. He bought us, just like He did the with Hebrews of old.

This has huge implications for our lives, and it is so, so practical. W...

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Published on January 22, 2020 01:00
Samantha Bohrman Samantha Bohrman's blog:

Ingin Tahu Rahasia Untuk Membuat Uang Online? Artikel Ini Akan Membantu!





Bagaimana saya dapat membuat uang online seperti semua teman dan keluarga saya? Seperti apa peluang yang ada di internet untuk membuat uang? Saya bisa dengan mudah dan cepat mengubah peluang online menjadi keuntungan? Baca terus untuk mengetahui bagaimana cara terbaik untuk mulai membuat uang di...

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Published on January 21, 2020 04:58
Patricia Keiller Patricia Keiller's blog:

Review in Ingenu/e Magazine

Reviews of both 'Harry the Hamster Goes to Venice' and 'The Amersham Chronicles' can be found in Ingenu/e Magazine in the autumn and winter editions http://www.ingenuemagazine.co.uk/curr...
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Published on January 22, 2020 04:07
Mariangela Galatea Vaglio Mariangela Galatea Vaglio's blog:

Le dirette di Galatea: i Goti e l’impero romano

Ce li avete presente i Goti? Sì, quelli che ad un certo punto guardano l’impero dal di fuori e cominciano a dire: “Be’ ma in fondo piuttosto che stare qui fuori al freddo, con gli Unni e gli Avari e i Diosaccosa che ci alitano sulla nuca, non Si potrebbe entrare lì?”


E allora chiedono ai Romani di...

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Published on January 21, 2020 04:20
Tara Laskowski Tara Laskowski's blog:

One Night Gone is a finalist for the Agatha Award for Best First Novel

How exciting to announce that One Night Gone is a finalist for the Agatha Award for Best First Novel! I’m thrilled to be in the company of these fine debut novelists: Connie Berry, S.C. Perkins, Ang Pompano, and Grace Topping.





Also, massive congratulations to all the other finalists, many of whom...

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Published on January 21, 2020 16:20
Jon Thorsen Jon Thorsen's blog:

Vignobles Lacheteau Vouvray – Simply Satisfying

A tart, sweet and lively Chenin Blanc from Trader Joe’s, the Vignobles Lacheteau Vouvray. Hooray for Vouvray!

Vignobles Lacheteau Vouvray – Simply Satisfying

Chenin Blanc from Vouvray, Touraine, Loire Valley, France.

The Vignobles Lacheteau Vouvray is available exclusively at Trader Joe’s and sells for just $7.99. Lachateau is a negoci...

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Published on January 21, 2020 09:06
K.J. Simmill K.J. Simmill's blog:

Book review: T.L. Callahan – Rising Chaos

In T.L Callahan’s Rising Chaos, Lia Davis had known there would be things expected of [image error]her as Bennett’s bond-mate, but when he whisked her away to his home she realised just how much was expected from her. Raised with no knowledge of their people, Lia finds herself under the merciless...

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Published on January 21, 2020 05:48
Laurie Wallmark Laurie Wallmark's blog:

School Visits

Here are some examples of school visit letters of agreement that will help make the day go more smoothly.

http://schoolvisitexperts.com/school-visits-letters-of-agreement/
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Published on January 21, 2020 08:40
Michael Lauck Michael Lauck's blog:

Riker’s Beard And Family Time: Looking Back At Star Trek: TNG

I write science fiction and fantasy novels… so I am no stranger to things dubbed “nerdy.” The last few months, though, I have been doing something that pushes the boundaries of nerdy even for me. I’m watching all the Star Trek properties in the order of their release. Yup, an epic binge watch cov...

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Published on January 21, 2020 18:33
Eric Mrozek Eric Mrozek's blog:

Why Did Bluff City Law Fail?

Bluff City Law - Sydney, Elijah, and Anthony

This show is so woke that they actually turned a trans-age case into the B-Plot of Episode 3.
What? You think I’m lying?!

Last December, NBC abruptly canceled a freshman courtroom drama by the name of Bluff City Law after just ten episodes. Initially, I was quite surprised by the decision because...

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Published on January 21, 2020 18:28
Britt DeLaney Britt DeLaney's blog:

New Cover Announcement!

When I first started writing and self publishing, I made a lot of rookie mistakes. I sent out ridiculous amounts of marketing blitzes on Twitter, spent money on Facebook ads (Note to any newbie author reading this: do not waste money on Facebook ads. Ever.), and I made poor choices in book covers...

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Published on January 21, 2020 07:00
Tom   Reed Tom Reed's blog:

the crescent shineover your garden& the vines, the vines.they crawlover the sprawlof brick...

the crescent shine

over your garden

& the vines, the vines

.

they crawl

over the sprawl

of brick buildings

that is my heart

.

the crescent shine

watches, sharp

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Published on January 21, 2020 12:47
Gerald Flurry Gerald Flurry's blog:

Gerald Flurry Biography

Gerald Flurry is the pastor general of the Philadelphia Church of God and editor in chief of the Trumpet news magazine, which he began publishing in 1990. He is also founder and chairman of the Armstrong International Cultural Foundation, known for its cultural, charitable and humanitarian activi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 22, 2010 09:20
Susie Davis Susie Davis's blog:

The Truest Thing About You | Esther Fleece Allen

Your God-given identity is the truest thing about you. No matter your past, God has a new name for you. It’s deeply personal and it’s beautiful, better than any name you could choose for yourself. What is it? Esther Fleece Allen hid a deep, dark, painful past and lived out so much trauma. God was... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2020 15:27
Laurie Ryan Laurie Ryan's blog:

i’ll be your blue sky

Life has been pretty crazy lately. Between the holidays and other issues, it’s been difficult to find the motivation to write. So I’ve been taking some time off just to read and re-energize. Someone posted a reading challenge on Facebook, and for the life of me, I can’t remember who, but I’m grat...

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Published on January 21, 2020 15:39
C.W. Hawes C.W. Hawes's blog:

Keeping a Reading Journal

Readers of this blog know I love to read. Reading is my most enjoyable form of entertainment. Reading brings me pleasure. Reading stimulates my imagination. Reading allows me to meet people and to go places not possible in real life. Reading is the best!


When I retired in January 2015, I decided t...

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Published on January 21, 2020 10:17
Liz Climo Liz Climo's blog:

Photo



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Published on January 21, 2020 18:02
Brad Guigar Brad Guigar's blog:

A grim future


90% of my content is exclusively on Patreon

Out of curiosity, I totaled up everything that I posted online last year. As it turns out, if you’re not joining us on Patreon, you’re missing out on nearly 90% of what I’m posting! That includes free eBooks, commissioned illustrations, bonus comics...

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Published on January 21, 2020 06:47
Mary Manners Mary Manners's blog:

Essential Skills for Writers by Melony Teague

We all have our strengths and weaknesses as writers. Some are natural story tellers, others are gifted in perfect grammar and know exactly what to do with those apostrophes and commas. One thing is for certain, we all have different strong points when it comes to writing. One skill all writers ne... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 22, 2020 03:00
Caitlin Hicks Caitlin Hicks's blog:

“Your predecessor had a nervous breakdown!”

Cloe Day rides 33 miles by horseback to her first job as a teacher in remote Athabasca, Alberta, and later becomes a share cropper in the when she receives a multi-acre homestead in lieu of her teacher’s pay. The day after the birth of her first child, Cloe rides 30+ miles home over The Muskeg wi...

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Published on January 21, 2020 21:25
Tom  Foster Tom Foster's blog:

Four Levels of Knowing

What-we-know is a mental configuration. The way we configure what-we-know extends along our timespan of intention.


Most ideas exist independent of each other. If our timespan of intention is short, it is a perfectly good way of organizing what-we-know. We can rely on what we see, hear, touch, smel...

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Published on January 22, 2020 01:16
Harmony Kent Harmony Kent's blog:

Character Archetypes: The Hero

Check out a fun post from Craig Boyack today over at Story Empire >>>


Hi Gang, Craig here today. Put on your tinfoil hats, because I’m about to create a wormhole in the writing world. Once Upon a time, I wrote a series about The Hero’s Journey, also known as th…


Source: Character Arche...

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Published on January 22, 2020 03:26
Bruce M. Perrin Bruce M. Perrin's blog:

A Short Story and A Sci-Fi Giveaway



My Short Story Garners Recognition

"The concepts of trans-humanism, AI, and where we're headed as a society were all there -- the callback to Amie sitting on the edge of the couch arm was superb. As a fan of science fiction, I would publish that story as is."

Which is what I did.

That was th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2020 06:40
Bibiana Krall Bibiana Krall's blog:

Idlewylde

Sometimes you have to let loose, forget about everything else and have an adventure. I am not sure how long we’ve known each other on Twitter? Veronica and I finally got to meet in person and as expected there were some boots involved, but alas no crowns. Next time?Along with our extremely cool h... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2020 13:11
Mark    Ryan Mark Ryan's blog:

Universe to devour

Dreams ignite like a Chagall construction. You and I, flying over rooftops. Exploding in colour. I lay you down and crawl into your skin. Kissing you intimately, feeling my way. Your body entices and your heart entraps. Yet it is your soul I’m after. The bruised, damaged, fraying thing. Shaking a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 21, 2020 12:39
Sofia Costa Lima Sofia Costa Lima's blog:

Uma Dúzia de Livros: Pessoas Normais

Foi através da Rita da Nova que fiquei a conhecer oPessoas Normais, da Sally Rooney, e, curiosamente, foi para o clube de leitura dela que acabei por o ler. Com o título original Normal People e uma recomendação excelente da Rita, as expectativas para esta leitura estavam elevadíssimas e não saí...

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Published on January 22, 2020 00:00
Emma Shelford Emma Shelford's blog:

July 29th, 2019

Picture Review time! I read The Viking's Chosen by Quinn Loftis. It's about an English princess and a Viking who are destined to be together. It's a historical clean romance with a minor fantastical element.

I was drawn to it by the Viking topic, but it was far too romance-y for me. There really wasn't... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 29, 2019 16:27
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