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Andy Giesler Andy Giesler's blog:

The Humble Crow: A Holiday Origin Story

I've posted a short story on my site for the holidays.

Following superhero tradition, it's an origin story.

Wishing you all the best!

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Published on December 12, 2019 13:52
Autumn Cornwell Autumn Cornwell's blog:

FREE YA comedic adventure novel!

‘Tis the season to be JOLLY, fa la la la la la la la la! In the spirit of giving and celebration and all things jolly, I’m giving away the ebook of my YA romantic comedy adventure novel NEVER SORRY EVER JOLLY for fa-la-la-FREEEEE! What's the plot, you ask? A group of teens from Southern Californi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 12, 2019 13:44
Jacie Middlemann Jacie Middlemann's blog:

Book review...great for the holidays!

Snowmen and Sorcery (Spellbinder Bay Paranormal Cozy Mystery Series 4) Snowmen and Sorcery by Sam Short

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


This is a fun and entertaining read, witty and filled with wonderful characters, sudden twists, and unexpected surprises.....



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Published on December 12, 2019 13:41
Robert  Jacoby Robert Jacoby's blog:

Guest Post and Book Giveaway

The Savvy Verse & Wit book blog, publishing out of Washington, D.C., just published a guest post by me and my co-author John Robinette. Never Stop Dancing A Memoir by John Robinette Our article covers the details of how our memoir came to be and what a long road it's been to publication. Check it out: https://savvyverseandwit.com/2019... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 12, 2019 13:36
M.J. Lyons M.J. Lyons's blog:

Elric Storm Saves Winter Solstice

This short story was published as part of the Renaissance Press holiday blog roll, the theme was holidays or the solstice.

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The Occupied City of Loclanthear
Solstice, Lowwinter


During solstice, the material plane and the realm of dreams are closest.

&

Sweat, woodfire, damp winter stone, greasy co... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 12, 2019 00:00
Hanna Dare Hanna Dare's blog:

New short story!

Read a new story set in the Mind + Machine universe! It’s set right after Machine Metal Magic and features pirates, lost ships, and sexytimes - in space! This 14k story is free to my newsletter subscribers and you can get it now when you sign up: http://eepurl.com/bDoK_f

Here’s an excerpt:

“Aren’t...

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Published on December 12, 2019 13:13
Simon Brading Simon Brading's blog:

Battle Over Britain on SALE

The Battle Over Britain (Misfit Squadron Book 1) by Simon Brading Pip pip, what oh!
Pick up the first book of the Misfit Squadron series for 99p! (That's $1.28 for all you chaps over the pond)
What are you waiting for? Chocks away! Tally ho! Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 12, 2019 13:03
Randolph Randy Camp Randolph Randy Camp's blog:

What God Gave You

I hope that 2020 will be the year where your dreams are realized, or at least, you will start making baby steps toward your dreams. God gave each and every one of us something special. I realize that not everyone's been dealt the same hand. Unfortunately, sometimes we get dealt bad cards in life.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 12, 2019 12:42
J. Salvatore Domino J. Salvatore Domino's blog:

Not all acronyms are created equal.

I fear that I am becoming a blog snob.

We all enjoy reading a good article, story or blog post. It can be fun and often educational.

But it bothers me when I read something that is full of mistakes. It is even worse when an article is written in language that is full of terminology that is hard to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 12, 2019 12:15
D.K. Herman D.K. Herman's blog:

IT STARTED WITH A DREAM

HOW IT ALL BEGAN
My first novel, Dig Deeper, evolved from a bad dream. You know, the kind where you're running through the woods, a knife wielding maniac on your heels, and you stumble into a grave. I woke up the next morning and took a walk into the nearby woods, trying to shake the nightmare. Bu... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 12, 2019 12:10
Tigran Gorsh Tigran Gorsh's blog:

Չլինելու իրավունքի իրացումը, ինչպես կեսարյան հատման նշտար...

Չլինելու իրավունքի իրացումը, ինչպես կեսարյան հատման նշտար, հանգստացնում է երբեմն տանջող զգացումը, որ մայրդ դեռ հղի է քեզանով …
ես սեր եմ, մնացածը ես չեմ




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Published on December 12, 2019 11:55
Theodore Jerome Cohen Theodore Jerome Cohen's blog:

FREE eBOOK

Book 7 in the Flash Fiction Anthology Series
NOW FREE ON AMAZON, B&N, AND KOBO
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07FSL925V
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https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/flas...



Who doesn’t like a good animal story?! That’s why we created this special edition for our series on... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 12, 2019 12:01
Maya Hughes Maya Hughes's blog:

How are you surviving the Holidays?

Do you binge on Netflix and Snickerdoodles?
Maybe find a quiet corner with your favorite romance and a hot cup of chocolate?

November was a whirlwind for me. I had a writer conference followed by a retreat. It was energizing! I am so excited for what I have planned in my writing schedule in 2020... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 12, 2019 11:47
Addison Cole Addison Cole's blog:

Your NEW favorite series!

Discover the magic of Addison Cole’s big-family romances with Sweet with Heat: Weston Bradens, featuring fiercely loyal heroes and smart, sassy heroines. Start Reading Today!
https://addisoncole.com/series/the-br...

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Published on December 12, 2019 11:41
Christopher Mari Christopher Mari's blog:

Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

I read a lot of fantastic books this year, but the one that has stuck with me the most is Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery, the classic tale of a red-haired orphan girl who does her best to remain positive, no matter life’s difficulties.

If you’re like me, and had never read it, you should... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 12, 2019 11:33
Bleue Rose Bleue Rose's blog:

Bleue Rose Novel Release

THE ROGUE TANGERINE TABLET

Sometimes in life we feel the burning need to tackle something out of our lane. After all,
no one is one dimensional these days. We all spread our wings in the hopes of landing somewhere new and life changing. Call it a creative impulse or an idea explosion that needs to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 12, 2019 11:19
Amelia Parker Amelia Parker's blog:

BOOK SALE AND RELEASE DATE!!!

Hey y'all!! I have some exciting updates for you! Apparently I cannot count very well sooooo, the release of my new book has moved up! I am sorry for the abrupt announcement but things have gotten away from me recently. So, Lobo Coffee House Love will be released THIS SATURDAY (12/14)!!! Be on th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 12, 2019 11:11
Lee Gimenez Lee Gimenez's blog:

CROSSFIRE now a Feautured Novel of the ITW!

My mystery thriller, CROSSFIRE, was just chosen as a Featured Novel by the International Thriller Writers organization. The ITW is the largest association of authors of mystery, thriller, and suspense novels. You can read more about my book at the link to their magazine below. I'm also interviewe... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 12, 2019 11:09
D.  Rose D. Rose's blog:

AVAILABLE NOW

Kassandra Wilson needed an escape from her overwhelming senior year. After months of being buried in her studies, she sought a thrill to brighten up her dull world. A trip with her best friends was the perfect remedy for her boring college girl routine.

Amani Browne had become weary while touring...

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Published on December 12, 2019 06:30
Randy  Green Randy Green's blog:

Slam the door!

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Am I a Good Pastor to My Flock? – The Sequel

Who can give us the answer to that question, Brother Pastors? Everyone has an opinion; but we will never amount to anything of substance, if we follow opinions.

To discover the only true answer, we need to ask how we became a pasto...

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Published on December 12, 2019 09:01
Sharon Kay Penman Sharon Kay Penman's blog:

Interview with Bernard Cornwell

My interview with Bernard Cornwell is up! My website continues to refuse to let me add photos, one reason why we are doing this major renovation. I asked my webmaster to see if she could insert them,but I also added them on my Facebook pages. Here is the link. http://sharonkaypenman.com/blog/?p=7... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 12, 2019 10:59
Bernard Jan Bernard Jan's blog:

The Last Migration Book Review

The Last Migration (Conspiracy Chronicles, #3) The Last Migration by Michael Evans

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


Highly action-packed third instalment of the Conspiracy Chronicles puts Sam in front of many new challenges. The biggest challenge is saving millions of people before they perish in the vats of acid of his father’s company Chimera, but i... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 12, 2019 10:51
Mia Malone Mia Malone's blog:

Ice

Finally: Ice, Thor#2, is now available (release date Jan 31st) where you usually buy books!

And as usual - preorder at 99c.

I'm now suffering from my customary the end-blues, but I'll cure it by going for a long run tonight, and then I will kick off my next project. Or, at least, try to decide whi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 12, 2019 10:49
Clarissa Simmens Clarissa Simmens's blog:

SHADES OF A HEALING MOON

Blue box
Overflowing blue and silver
Blue-Water-tides
Silver-sun-in-darkness
Blue Buddha
Medicine Buddha of Fire
Lapis Lazuli of Light*
Blue Jay feather of Air
My dissident Crow
Smirking at the words
Love & Peace
He truly does know
Maiden, Mother and Mage
Three stages of the Moon
Archangels from heaven
Lugg... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 12, 2019 10:48
Heather Atkinson Heather Atkinson's blog:

The Loch

My new book The Loch, a stand-alone psychological thriller, is now available to download on Amazon Kindle priced just 2.99.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Loch-dark-ps... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 12, 2019 10:42
Samantha Stark Samantha Stark's blog:

Modern Mrs Darcy Reading Challenge Complete

A book you’ve been meaning to read:
Garden Spells

A book about a topic that fascinates you:
Going Clear

A book in the backlist of a favorite author:
Apt Pupil

A book recommended by someone with great taste:
Neuromancer

Three books by the same author:
Annhililation Trilogy
Stephen King

A book you chose for t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 12, 2019 10:37
Rhonda Fink-Whitman Rhonda Fink-Whitman's blog:

Two amazing books that make great gifts for the Holidays!

Give the #gift of #reading this #Holiday #Season with #94Maidens and/or #MrsGraceland! Two great #books by #author Rhonda Fink-Whitman. One will make you #laugh and one will make you #cry. Available on Amazon in #Paperback or #Kindle. #Hanukkah #Chanukah #Christmas #Kwanzaa
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Published on December 12, 2019 10:22
Arthur Daigle Arthur Daigle's blog:

A Humble Request

Friends and readers, I come today not with tales of crazy goblins or cunning sorcerer lords, but with a request. It would be more accurate to call this shameless groveling, but I’m trying to retain some shreds of dignity.

One of the biggest problems for indie authors such as myself is getting the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 12, 2019 10:11
Owen   Jones Owen Jones's blog:

Young people have been hit hard. Now they can rise up and reject Johnson | Owen Jones

The Tories have discounted millennial rage against their policies and that mistake could cost them dear at the polls

They have suffered a remorseless assault on their living standards, and their values, and been told that a better world is beyond their reach. The most socially progressive generati...

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Published on December 11, 2019 10:51
Mark McClelland Mark McClelland's blog:

Now Available: Curse of the Healing Kiss

Cover of Curse of the Healing Kiss

My new novella, Curse of the Healing Kiss, is NOW AVAILABLE!

Read more about the release of the *print edition* here. You can buy the paperback from Lulu.

If you want the print edition in time for Christmas, you'll have to act FAST. Because this book is print-on-demand, it can take a few days befor... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 12, 2019 10:10
Keith Kunkler Keith Kunkler's blog:

Trying to

trying to
believe, conceive
the world around you
trying to keep hopes and dreams
only a reality
land of free or it use to be?
what do you see
I just want to be
I just want to be me
I just want all of us
to be free
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Published on December 12, 2019 10:04
Della M. Strickland Della M. Strickland's blog:

https://dellastrickland.org/2019/12/1...

In up-to-down-leadership, who is the greatest, the servant or the master? Who is equal? Is the teacher and the student? What makes a great leader?

dellastrickland.org Is my new blog site named Romance & the Homestead where I live and write all my books, blogs and stories. I share recipes (I ho... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 12, 2019 09:58
Joseph Samaniego Joseph Samaniego's blog:

Guest Blog with Deston J. Munden – Having Fun with Worldbuilding

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Hello! I’m Deston J. Munden and I’m a guest on my buddy’s blog and author of the Dargath Chronicles and the Dusk Orbit Blues series and I’m here to talk a little bit about worldbuilding. More specifically, how I go about making a world that’s fun and interesting. I can literally talk...

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Published on December 12, 2019 09:36
Nancy Watta Nancy Watta's blog:

Quotes from the Heart, Kindle Gift

Quotes from the Heart for Women Leaders, Volume 1 (Quotes for Women Leaders) by Nancy Watta

For my Friends, "Quotes from the Heart for Women Leaders," is available on Kindle at Amazon for free, from December 12, 2019 to December 16, 2019.

Check it out.

Description- Book for men and women.

Quotes from the heart is a small book for women serving in leadership roles in our fast paced, inf... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 12, 2019 09:54
J.J.   Campbell J.J. Campbell's blog:

response from Synchronized Chaos

i heard back from Cristina at Synchronized Chaos on my poetry submission from earlier this month. my poems "a family history", "god has all the answers", "just not the one", "already burned too much" and "shopping on my porch" have been accepted for publication in the January 2020 issue.
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Published on December 12, 2019 09:46
L.D. Inman L.D. Inman's blog:

Advent calendar #12: Saucepan fudge cookies

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I’m sure everybody has their own object of nostalgia when it comes to homemade Christmas treats. We used to make a number of holiday-specific treats, but the one I miss the most is the saucepan fudge crackle cookies. So I went looking for a recipe.





1 c. all purpose flou...

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Published on December 12, 2019 09:20
Rolf Margenau Rolf Margenau's blog:

Master Gardener Giveaway

Goodreads is running a giveaway for my recently revised Master Gardener novel that ends in January. It’s probably my best-selling novel, and although it covers serious environmental issues, is a fun read. The problems Wylie and his friends discover still exist—in spades (Master Gardener pun). If... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 12, 2019 09:23
Ann-Christine Tabaka Ann-Christine Tabaka's blog:

poetry books

'Tis the Season ... shopping, wrapping, decorating, partying. Take a few minutes for yourself and read a book to rejuvenate. Thank you for your kindness & friendship. All my books are on Amazon.
https://www.amazon.com/Ann-Christine-...

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Published on December 12, 2019 09:21
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