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Francis V. Adams on celebrating life and family

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This book is about loving and nurturing children with or without a biological connection, something that I feel is innate in all of us.
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Marla Martenson on the best part of being an indie + what she does when she's not writing

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Like any self-respecting New Age Angelino, Marla Martenson works out religiously, imbibes green juice, practices yoga, is vegan, recites affirmations, and employs the Law of Attraction to help manifest her dreams.
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Paul Larsen: Life is too short not to use your talents + your passions as a leader to realize your vision

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In today’s blaring and hectic global community, how can you make sure your leadership voice stands out above the rest?
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9 Scary Indie Books to Read for Halloween

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We all have our own idea of what constitutes horror. Some of us get freaked out by a classic Stephen King novel, for others it's the goings on currently being covered by FOX and CNN.
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5 Authors Who Go Both Ways

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Why choose one when you can do both?
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Agus Ekanurdi on writing a cookbook about...love

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Solid relationships are built on trust, honesty, and care, and Cook Your Way to Love & Harmony showcases this in a spectacular fashion.
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6 Zines to Satiate Your Fandom

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While fanfiction and fan art are all over the internet today, in the 20th century such work would often be published in zines and pamphlets—and the subculture is still alive today.
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On the Road Again: Columbus Day Reads

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Like Columbus, most people have some level of wanderlust, but few have the same level of opportunity. What's left to discover anymore? And who has the chance, let alone the paid vacation days, to get on a ship and set sail to new worlds? The next best option: do it vicariously.
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Comixology Debuts Line of Exclusive Original Comics

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Amazon's Comixology Originals will offer comics titles exclusively through the Comixology and Kindle platforms.
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6 New Fabulous Crowdfunded Indies

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A unique look inside one of Banksy’s most ambitious art installations, two completely different memoirs, a brilliantly illustrated picture book of Darwin’s "On The Origin Of Species" and more.
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6 Indie Books in Celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month

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September is National Hispanic Heritage Month and we at IR thought we'd celebrate by sharing some of our favorite titles by self-pubbed (or previously self-pubbed), Hispanic authors.
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Three Authors Celebrate the National Parks System's 100th Anniversary

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If you can't get to a park, do the next best thing and pick up one of these books!
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25 Online Destinations to Spark Your Writing Inspiration

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Writing and creativity go hand in hand. They are kind of like soul mates – you can’t have one without the other.
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Six Boundary-Breaking Indies

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An indie author's strongest suit is that, no longer needing the "permission" of cultural gate-keepers to get their work in the hands of readers, they are able to write stories that have been overwhelmingly absent in traditionally published titles, speaking in a voice all their own.
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6 Crowdfunded Indies, Including a Collection of Horror Stories and...Donald Trump

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This month we’ve got a new haul of crowdfunded titles, including an illustrated book of scary stories and an even more horrifying alphabet book featuring none other than "F is for Fear-Mongering" Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump.
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Terry John Barto on his IRDA Winning "Nickerbacher, the Funniest Dragon"

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Once upon a time, a young dragon named Nickerbacher stood guard for Princess Gwendolyn in a tall tower because his papa told him to.