Tuesday, 10 March 2015

The 5 GOP Presidential Hopefuls Most At Risk If SCOTUS Guts Obamacare

Susan Klopfer
Susan Klopfer says “Could this be the downfall of the GOP? Sure hope so.”
talkingpointsmemo.com — WASHINGTON — It goes without saying that a Supreme Court ruling against Obamacare would be devastating for President Barack Obama, dealing a blow to his signature domestic achievement, as well as the millions of Americans who would no longer be able to afford health coverage. But it's not a zero-sum game. The perils of a Court ruling to erase Obamacare subsidies in dozens of states extend to Republican governors who are eying the presidency in 2016. The justices met…

Involution-Odyssey. Second Prosecution Witness: Rev TG

Philippa Rees
Philippa Rees says “Involution-Odyssey. Evidence of Second Witness”
involution-odyssey.com — Prosecution-Day Two. ( continues from previous session) Prosecution Counsel "I now call the Reverend TG" PROS Reverend you were present at a gathering of The Epiphany Philosophers in 1970 in Cambri...

Remember Me - Inspirations Part Two

Roisin Black
Roisin Black says “Inspiration - Remember Me ”
roisinblack.com — The west of Ireland is a place that has inspired writers and artists for hundreds of years.  If you have any sort of creative inkling in you at all then you can't spend any amount of time there wit...

1 (just the one) Tip for Getting Better at Writing

Robin Lythgoe
Robin Lythgoe says “1 (just the one) Tip for Getting Better at”
kevintumlinson.com — Writing is one of the most potent and powerful things you can do to improve your life, your career, and your business. Here's a single, powerful bit of wisdom from Octavia Butler that can change everything about how you perceive and practice writing in your life.

13 Habits of Exceptionally Likeable People

David Long
David Long says “A huge part of business success is being a “people person”. Learn 13 habits that will help you to become one:”
www.forbes.com — Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It’s easy to fall prey to this misconception.


Christina James
Christina James says “Jenny @JennyBurnley1 samples memorable sandy sandwiches in Blackpool. A towering achievement of a post:...”
www.jennyburnley.co.uk —                           As a child growing up in Lancashire, my family and I often visited our local seaside resort, Blackpool.  During the summer we usually went there on the train and I remember the excitement we all felt when…

The Art Of Agenting

Andrew Updegrove
Andrew Updegrove says “Interesting insights into how a successful agent sees the authors and the world of publishing: ”
www.guernicamag.com — The literary agent on gatekeeping, the truth behind big advances, and why Amazon neglects the “humanity to good books.”

What I Learned about Social Media from Rachel Thompson of Bad Redhead Media

Heather Weidner
Heather Weidner says “What I Learned about Social Media from Rachel Thompson of Bad Redhead Media @BadRedheadMedia
www.heatherweidner.com — I attended a social media boot camp this week with Rachel Thompson, owner of Bad Redhead Media. Rachel has over seventeen years of experience in marketing, and she is also an author. Her tips are spot on for writers who are trying to build or further their brand. Check out her website for tips and the services she offers. Here's what I learned... 1. Have a goal and know what you want to do with your platform. Come up with your key words and make them consistent across all of your media. …

Lost Touch -

David Terruso
David Terruso says “IN 3 WEEKS A powerful psychic loses her ability and becomes a real detective to stop a killer.”
fullfathomfive.com — COMING 4/29/2015 Lina Colella is one of the most powerful psychics in the country. She’s helped the police solve more than 180 murders and missing …

101 Reasons Why it's Great to Be single

Karleen says “Going through a breakup? Check out 101 Reasons Why it's Great to Be Single”
Singleness has somehow become a word that carries with it a negative connotation, as if being single means there is something wrong with you. Comments such as “she’s such a lovely …

Spring Is In The Air

Eli Kale
Eli Kale says “New blog post is up for the week of 3/9! ”
Friends, I hope this post finds you well and ready to tackle the week ahead! Let's get into today's content... The Faces of the War Collection The word count for Book Thr…

How To Write A 1-Page Synopsis

James C. Glass
James C. Glass says “Check this out: How To Write A 1-Page Synopsis | Pub(lishing) Crawl”
by Susan Dennard --- One thing writers hate doing but will inevitably have to do (one day or another, at least) is the Dreaded Synopsis. An agent may request it in his/her submissi…

My Confections

Liz Ellyn
Liz Ellyn says “Cakes, Cookies, and More at ”
CAKES Red velvet w/cream cheese frosting & sugar sheet Bailey's Chocolate and Vanilla Irish Cream cake Vanilla buttercream basket with white chocolate leaves Gibson Workho…

Reach for the stars

Karl Kaulback
Karl Kaulback says “Reach for the stars”
Today is the first day of the rest of your life Reach for your dreams Life is but a shadow, a vapor that passes away Life is swifter than a weavers shuttle You never have anything …

The complete Fifty Shades...

Barb Taub
Barb Taub says “The complete Fifty Shades... via @LindaHuber19
  ... of being published. Your life is never the same again. Whether you're an indie writer publishing your own work, or have a traditionally published book, when you pas…


Joelle LeGendre
Joelle LeGendre says “Florida oranges Eye candy Mouth melters Take your pick. Someone posted a  WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE:…”
Florida oranges Eye candy Mouth melters Take your pick. Someone posted a  WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: ORANGE I just couldn't resist.  :-)

Rewarding Readers

Judith Gaines
Judith Gaines says “Book marketing is as individual as your fingerprint.”
DIY Book Marketing The landscape of selling and promoting books is littered with advice, often in conflict with itself and often with strong opinions. Frankly, there's a lot o…