Monthly Archives: July 2014

Writing Tips by J.K. Rowling


Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
Image credit: Daniel Ogren on flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/27077452@N04/4513125422). Reproduced under Creative Commons 2.0 I think that most writers admire J.K. Rowling.  We’ve heard how she spent hours writing her books in an Edinburgh café (I…

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What’s the deal with that hashtag thing?


Originally posted on Live to Write – Write to Live:
Last weekend, at the blogging panel (which, by the way, was a blast) during the question and answer period, a woman asked about hashtags – “what are they?” If she…

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Cross Stitch No. 3


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Writing the 3rd Person Omniscient Voice with Confidence


Originally posted on Veronica Bale:
Whether this is a well-known fact or not, I don’t know. But if you didn’t know this already, then here it is: writing from the perspective of third-person omniscient is the easiest way to write.…

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…a rite of passage… when an Indie Author develops into a Self-Publishing Warrior… #TBSU…


Originally posted on Seumas Gallacher:
…it seems like a hundred years ago now, when this ol’ Jurassic first stepped off the ’plane at Kai Tak Airport to take up a post in merchant banking in Hong Kong… ringing in my…

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Pre-Diabetes – Millions of people are undiagnosed! The Glycemic Index approach to reducing the risk.


Originally posted on Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life:
According to the World Health Authority it is estimated that there are 350 million people worldwide with diabetes. In the US around 30 million and the UK approximately 3.2…

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…Authors, there’s no need to sell yer soul to the Marketing Devil… just get yer promotional balance right… #TBSU…


Originally posted on Seumas Gallacher:
…this ol’ Jurassic scribbler has been referred to more than once in the past as a ‘balanced Scotsman’—with a chip on each shoulder… that’s as may be, but I know for certain I’m a kinda…

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Cross Stitch No. 2


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Moving On To Needlecrafts


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Machine Embroidery and Applique Art Project


I spent an interesting few hours creating this, my first machine embroidered art piece. I need to frame it now. Promoting Authors, Artists and Poets http://legendsofwindemere.com http://annashinoda.wordpress.com http://shawnbird.com https://carolec55.wordpress.com http://nicholasrossis.me http:// Your website here. Add this list including your own … Continue reading

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Sunathon..


Originally posted on Sim's Bookish Thoughts..:
A lot of you book bloggers may already know about the upcoming Sunathon which has been organised by a fellow book blogger. I am very excited for this readathon as it is my…

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Just Pressed: New Books by Authors on WordPress.com


Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
Gabrielle Bell, a cartoonist based in Brooklyn, New York, has published a new book, Truth Is Fragmentary: Travelogues & Diaries. Raw, revealing, and sometimes surreal, this comic diary serves up what Gabrielle is known for —…

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More Experimental Art


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Exposed by my children for what I really look like


Originally posted on Bridgette Tales:
Flipping through the pictures on my phone, I see it. My first reaction is shock. Who took this hideous picture of me? Self-loathing and disgust swell up and threaten to bring me to tears. Just…

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The Worst Question to Ask a Book Lover


Originally posted on boundary : definitions:
It causes shudders of frustration, mind somersaults of decisions, and an explanation with lots of “ums” or “wells” or sighing in general. Someone bold enough to consider asking such a question has also probably uttered…

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Felt Tip Pens on Plain paper- Scribble-Doodle


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Water Colour Pencils on Plain Paper


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Seeing Happiness


Originally posted on smilecalm:
Dwelling in the present moment, we can see so many beauties and wonders right before our eyes–a child’s smile, the sun rising, the autumn leaves ~Thich Nhat Hanh flowers often seem nicer on the other side…

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“If he’s truly out of sight, is he truly out of mind”…


Originally posted on Eye Will Not Cry:
~ She says that he has changed… But can’t really define how… Says he is so very different… From what he was, to now… Still with the same face… And carrying the same…

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Our Featured Presentation: The Meaning of Life


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