Wednesday, 25 March 2015

The battle in your living room

Khalid Muhammad
Khalid Muhammad says “More drama than a fictional novel.. that's Pakistan's media by Khalid Muhammad (@AgencyRulesPK) ”
nation.com.pk — This has been a most interesting week in the nation we love. From the raid on the MQM headquarters to the release of the confessionals of Saulat Mirza and Uzair Jan Baloch, the week has been turned on its head, flipped over and shaken for good measure. But nothing comes close to the reporting of

Here is my interview with Carol Hedges

carol hedges
carol hedges says “An interview with Carol Hedges via @wordpressdotcom
authorsinterviews.wordpress.com — Name  Carol Hedges Age Old enough to know better (64) Where are you from I’m from Hertfordshire. A little about your self `ie your education Family life etc  I’ve been married for 40 years – we cel...

Foreigner’s Heart

marcia
marcia says “Foreigner’s Heart via @wordpressdotcom
marciacweber.wordpress.com —   I’m not from here, I’m not from there, Where to stay? If I’m here, I want to go back there. Here is not my home and neither is there. The longing makes me travel back. I go there and can’t s...

Write a Series or a Stand Alone Novel?

Autumn M Birt
Autumn M Birt says “Should you write a series or a stand alone novel? ”
www.nomapnomad.com — I loved discovering a new series when I was a teenager. I was a voracious reader, easily devouring a paperback in a few days between school work and classes. And if it was a weekend… a book might n...

New study reveals the happiest countries in the world

In Other News
In Other News says “Paraguay tops list of world's happiest countries; U.S. ties for 15th with Rwanda and Bhutan”
www.dailymail.co.uk — Paraguay led a slew of Latin American countries in the top 10 countries for Gallup's Positive Experience Index, with the United States tying for 15th and the United Kingdom tying for 43rd.

Small Home Business Ideas for Moms

Diane Ziomek
Diane Ziomek says “Small Home Business Ideas for Moms”
brsmom68.hubpages.com — Helping with the family income is often a necessity even though you have chosen to be a stay-at-home mom. Figuring out ways to subsidize the income is often a challenge, but utilizing your skills and interests is often the best way.

What Makes Our Critique Group Work

Heather Weidner
Heather Weidner says “What makes our critique group work: ”
www.heatherweidner.com — I love my critique group. I learn as much from the discussion of others' works as I do from when they review mine. Our background, genders, age groups, and life experiences are varied, and that's an asset because of the breadth of knowledge. The group shares resources, reads, and provides reviews for published works. Here's Why Our Group Works... 1. No one knew each other before we started the group, and there were no predetermined alliances. 2. We set the rules/procedures up …

Garbage Truck Song

Ryan Ferries
Ryan Ferries says “Where is that music coming from... oh it's just from a garbage tuck. ”
thoughtsfromtheroad.com — The light starts to slowly fade away, letting another night come into existence.  As the light makes this shift, I head out to find a night market to get some food.  As I walk the city streets of K...

Report: Israel Spied on US Talks with Iran

David S. Wellhauser
David S. Wellhauser says “Everyone does, so it must be okay: Israel Spied on US Talks with Iran ”
gawker.com — The Wall Street Journal reports that White House officials learned last year that Israel was spying on closed-door talks with Iran, which wouldn't have been a problem but for the fact that the Israelis shared what they'd learned with lawmakers.

Former Alamo custodians sue for artifacts in collection

Ann Swann
Ann Swann says “Former Alamo custodians sue for artifacts in collection”
www.msn.com — SAN ANTONIO — A group that served as guardians of the Alamo for more than a century before the state of Texas announced it was taking over day-to-day management of the historic site is suing for control of more than 30,000 books and artifacts at its library.The...

FirstWorld Saga - FirstWorld

Kris The Bard
Kris The Bard says “To mark 10000 followers, Quest for Knowledge free use code FREEFORTWITTERFOLLOWERS at checkout”
firstworld.info — The FirstWorld Saga comprises four novels in E-Book format. The E-Books are available in pdf, mobi (for kindle) or EPUB formats. All payments are safe by PayPal and you will receive immediate links to download all formats of the books, plus an e-mail containing the links, which you can use in the future if you …

What Does it Mean to be a Real Writer?

Lisa Henderson
Lisa Henderson says “What Does It Mean to Be a Real Writer? ”
When I was a kid, I was dazzled by writers and obsessed with becoming one. I attributed all sorts of glowing qualities to them. They were sensitive, intelligent people who had spec…

10 Tweets You Should Never Send

Paul Keene
Paul Keene says “10 Tweets You Should Never Send | Molly Greene: Writer ”
All types of people hang out on Twitter. You can observe personalities and behaviors that range from embarrassing and narcissistic to generous and sublime. It’s like eavesdropping …

Of Shadow & Stone Signed Paperback

Michelle Muto
Michelle Muto says “Enter to win a signed paperback copy of OF SHADOW & STONE ”
I've loved gargoyles for as long as I can remember. Their history fascinates me, and although I touched on it in the book, I didn't go into lengthy details in case it cam…

Judy Garland

Betty Ferm
Betty Ferm says “She always said she could live without money but she couldn't live without love.”
Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.

TUWANI

Rick Polad
Rick Polad says “Caught between enemies. Please Retweet. ▶ ◀ ”
  Tuwani is a village in the southern hills of Hebron in the West Bank. It has a population of some 175 people, most of whom are either shepherds or farmers, who live in cave-…

Hate Thy Neighbour – Racism in the 1970s

Ian Probert
Ian Probert says “New post on my blog: Hate Thy Neighbour – Racism in the 1970s”
When I was nine years old my parents did something to me that I would never dream of doing to a child. I know this because I was talking to my wife about this over the weekend and …

Advice by the Kilo

Russ Linton
Russ Linton says “Check out my self-pub "wisdom" and an excerpt from my upcoming anthology: ”
Care to partake of my questionable wisdom? Head over to the Iconoclastic Writer and prepare to be astounded by my list of 5 Things I learned Self Publishing. This isn't really…

Restoration of America: America's Nemesis

Karla Perry
Karla Perry says “This article was published in February's MorningStar Journal.”
At what point shall we expect the approach of danger? By what means shall we fortify against it?-- Shall we expect some transatlantic military giant, to step the Ocean, and crush u…

Monday's Personal Log 6

Jen Winters
Jen Winters says “Monday's Personal Log 6 ”
I had an awesome weekend as an Indie Author. I participated in several Facebook events and even won a few cool prizes. One of the thoughts that kept recurring to me is how much...

Feels Like Rain Release Blitz

Amy Reece
Amy Reece says “Check out this release day blitz for Feels Like Rain by @JANAEiswriting
What if the feelings you felt were never your own?   Jet is different. Able to feel the emotions of those around him, he chooses to spend his days in solitude, pushing out the feel…

Some Days....

Lisa Beth Darling
Lisa Beth Darling says “Some Days….”
So, I read about a California lawyer who wants to make it legal to kill gay people. You can Google it yourself, that's just that article I picked for demonstration purposes. S…

On-Air

Doug Cummings
Doug Cummings says “Coming up Sunday night at 10:30 on WGN 720AM. . . I visit with @RickKogan about YOUR personal safety.”
Listen to WGN radio online right now (will open in a new browser window) Listen on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Android device. Search for WGN Radio in the App Store or Android…