Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Stay Tuned for Thankful Thursdays

Lela Markham
Lela Markham says “Stay Tuned for Thankful Thursdays”
aurorawatcherak.wordpress.com — This is a new season-based blog hop. Some of us authors from Open Book thought we would see what we could do to make Gratitude the focus of this holiday season. Watch for my post on Thursday. Anyon...

Fremantle Traffic Bridge and Left Bank

Remo A Pollastri
Remo A Pollastri says “Photos of Fremantle Traffic Bridge and surrounding area: ”
www.themeffect.com — Fremantle Traffic Bridge The development of the two townships, Perth and Fremantle, on opposite sides of the Swan River created many logistical problems in the early to mid 1800’s as all traffic ha…

The Most Popular Book Formats for Indie Publishers - Gary McLaren, Author

Gary McLaren
Gary McLaren says “The Most Popular Book Formats for Indie Publishers ”
www.garymclaren.com — Between books, ebooks and audiobooks there are so many different formatting options. This infographic is designed to provide a quick overview of the most common formats. You may click here to open it full size in a new window or click here to see it in my Google Album. Printed Books A book’s format refers to the shape and dimensions of the...

Walmart sparks outrage with IDF-themed Halloween costume

Ryan Hamner
Ryan Hamner says “More reason to shop at Walmart "Walmart sparks outrage with IDF-themed Halloween costume" More about:”
www.i24news.tv — Selling 'Israeli Soldier Costume for Kids' deemed insensitive amid flare-up in Israeli-Palestinian violence - Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Israel Defense Forces, Walmart

Meditation Center Hosts Lecture on Stress-Free Living

Lee Vickers
Lee Vickers says “Meditation Center Hosts Lecture on Stress-Free Living - ZIZ Live”
zizonline.com — (ZIZ News) – A meditation expert from the St. Maarten branch of the Brahma Kumaris Organisation is on island to host free lectures in partnership with the Meditation Center. Sister Devki, as she is…

The Number of Male Domestic Abuse Victims Is Shockingly High — So Why Don’t We Hear About Them?

Christine Jayne Vann
Christine Jayne Vann says “The Number of Male Domestic Abuse Victims Is Shockingly High — So Why Don’t We Hear About Them? via @YahooHealth
www.yahoo.com — Photo: When you think of a victim of domestic abuse, who comes to mind? Yet in 2010, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released data from its National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey — and one of the most shocking statistics wasn’t just the sheer total of victims of physical

Three Day Quote Challenge!

Annabelle Franklin
Annabelle Franklin says “Three Day Quote Challenge!”
annabellefranklinauthor.wordpress.com — Many thanks to our friend Melinda from purpleslobinrecovery, who has nominated us for this Challenge. Melinda blogs about her journey from slob to clean queen, and her ongoing battle with the Clutt...

Your First 10,000 Readers

Philip Bromley
Philip Bromley says “Free Video Training for Authors – Your First 10,000 Readers | Your First 10k Readers via @nick_stephenson
www.yourfirst10kreaders.com — Free video training! The step-by-step guide to how I built a six-figure income through self publishing.

Once-Forgotten Garage Transformed into a Glowing Lakeside Cabin

Linda James
Linda James says “Once-Forgotten Garage Transformed into a Glowing Lakeside Cabin - My Modern Met”
www.mymodernmet.com — Along Vashon Island in Washington state sits Garage, a gorgeously airy cabin overlooking the water. Designed by creative studio Graypants, the structure was repurposed from a once-forgotten garage, but now appears sleek and modern. It uses a combination of salvaged materials and vintage decor (including a century-old stove) to infuse a new, vibrant life into the residential space. One of Garage’s most stunning characteristics is its use of glass. Both the walls and ceiling are lined with t…

Tanya Jones on Twitter

Tanya Jones
Tanya Jones says “No matter how big or small, there are pros & cons behind every decision & behaviour. Please follow....”
“No matter how big or small, there are pros & cons behind every decision & behaviour. Please follow. #EytherfelElves”

LOL @ OCD

Mysti Jaye
Mysti Jaye says “Inspired by @jujabell to get bloggin', new post:”
There are few things better in the world than a really captivating nonfiction book. One of my all-time favorites is Jennifer Traig's Devil in the Details. It's a happy little tal…

Get to know Peter Miles

Peter Miles
Peter Miles says “Learn more about author Peter Miles!”
Peter Wallace Miles b. 22 September 1928, in Ovingdean, Sussex, England; migrated with his family to Southern Africa in 1946, where he graduated in Chemistry and Entomology at Rhod…

Steven Jackson Twitter / Instagram

Steven Jackson
Steven Jackson says “I have a new home page here - check me out!”
Steven Jackson Twitter / Instagram. View their profile on Twiends, the leading free directory of twitter & instagram users, celebrities, and twitter followers.

Scatter Brain: The Director's Cut

Keeper of The Quill
Keeper of The Quill says “Scatter Brain: The Director’s Cut”
Suggested Audio Brain Food: Coldcut Featuring Junior Reed Stop This Crazy Thing scatterbrain noun: a person who tends to be disorganized and lacking in concentration The brain is a…

20 Characters You Need to Start A Novel

Kathy Reinhart
Kathy Reinhart says “20 Characters You Need to Start A Novel”
Start a novel the way Harry Potter and The Hunger Games do: If you think you have nothing to write about in your novel's first chapter, think again: you have 20 people to intr…

Writing

Randall Smith
Randall Smith says “Writing”
What do you remember about high school literature class? We were force-fed the usual required material. I hated it! All I learned was that reading sucked. Decades passed, then a fe…

Monday morning blues or another special day?

Annabel Austen
Annabel Austen says “How many of us groaned when the alarm went off this morning and we woke to face another Monday and another week...”
How many of us groaned when the alarm went off this morning and we woke to face another Monday and another week doing battle with public transport to get to work?  And how many of …

Interview with Don Miguel Ruiz Jr.

Kamala Chambers
Kamala Chambers says “What are the Five Levels of Attachment? What can we learn from Toltec Wisdom? Listen here: ”
On today’s podcast, we’re going to unravel how to separate ourselves from that little voice in our heads. Welcome Toltec wisdom teacher, Don Miguel Ruiz Jr.