Tuesday, 3 March 2015


S G Basu
S G Basu says “Immoral”
sgbasu.com — “The books that the world calls immoral are the books that show the world its own shame.” ~Oscar Wilde”

Get in Character 2015

Loretta Milan
Loretta Milan says “Fancy having your name in one of 60 best-selling authors' books? Find out how here: @CLIC_Sargent
www.clicsargent.org.uk — Have your name immortalised in your favourite author’s book with CLIC Sargent's Get In Character eBay auction, and help us to support children and young people with cancer. The auction is now live - let's get bidding!

Stephen King on Writing: Throw Out Your Thesaurus

Alan Felyk
Alan Felyk says “Hmmm … what’s another word for thesaurus? ”
lifehacker.com — The super-prolific Stephen King has doled out lots of advice for budding writers, including the recommendation to cut down your text. Here's another: "Any word you have to hunt for in a thesaurus is the wrong word."

Old Spock battles New Spock in the greatest car commercial ever

Rachel Amphlett
Rachel Amphlett says “Huge thanks to @pmnewton for the reminder! "Old Spock battles New Spock in the greatest car commercial ever" ”
io9.com — Sorry, Volkswagen Darth Vader Kid. This new Audi commercial, starring both Leonard Nimoy and Zachary Quinto, has beat you. You've got two Spocks smack-talking each other, Leonard Nimoy cursing, and best of all, an impromptu rendition of the "The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins."

George Velez How to Make Friends in Space

George Velez
George Velez says “Visit and join the journey. Make some friends in space while you're at it.”
gvelez1174.wix.com — Description and links to the children's book, "How to Make Friends in Space". Also contains information on the author, George Velez, and upcoming books.

8 Scariest Facts About Seafood

Paul Keene
Paul Keene says “8 Scariest Seafood Facts | Care2 Healthy Living ”
Swordfish with a side of dead marine mammals? Shrimp with a little slave labor on top? A Sprinkling of a illegal poaching and habitat degradation over your

Cake Magic for Sye's Enchanters

Lita Burke
Lita Burke says “Cake Magic for Sye's Enchanters ”
I could hardly wait to compose this pic and share it with my book launch party attendees. There is magic in this mundane world, and today the magicians created a big version of Tre…

The Sad Moon of Solitude...

Amos van der Merwe
Amos van der Merwe says “The Magnificence of Solitude...”
One should be careful when asking Servaas about solitude: his answer is too brutally direct and honest if a sensitive soul should dare being so inquisitive. As a confirmed introver…

Am Dressing Steampunk

Jane Yates #Author
Jane Yates #Author says “ideas for a basic Steampunk”
This is a page to show how to put together a simple steampunk costume Steampunk is what the Victorians thought the future would be like. Therefore you can have as many costume vers…

Sleep music

Joelle LeGendre
Joelle LeGendre says “Desperately trying to find a way to get to sleep, I searched out music.   Did you know that YouTube…”
Desperately trying to find a way to get to sleep, I searched out music.   Did you know that YouTube has music for insomniacs?   Here's a sampling: Mix - 8 Hour Deep Sleeping M…

Monday Author Meetup: Sylvia McDaniel

Lyn Horner
Lyn Horner says “Monday Author Meetup: Sylvia McDaniel”
My guest this week is Sylvia McDaniel, best-selling, award-winning author of western historical romance and contemporary romance novels. Sylvia McDaniel is a best-selling, award-wi…