Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Dramatis Personæ: Furgo

Lita Burke
Lita Burke says “Wizard Familiar Furgo via @LitaBurkeWriter
litaburke.com — The Dramatis Personæ is the roster of conjurers and sentient magical creatures staying in the many rooms, grottos, and byways of Lita’s castle. Here is an entry in the guest book for the Clockpunk ...

Foreign Translations and Indie Publishing: Part 1

Ricki Wilson
Ricki Wilson says “Foreign Translations and Indie Publishing: Part 1 via @libbyhellmann
www.libbyhellmann.com — One of the most exciting opportunities in our brave new world of indie publishing is foreign translations. This will be a two-part blog. Part 1 is the “backstory” of the translations I’ve done and how they came about. Part 2 will be a how-to for you.

The Virtuoso

Virginia Burges
Virginia Burges says “It was history in t/ flesh. Isabelle could feel his legacy in this room.”
rhapsodyinwords.com — "For music lovers and book lovers alike, The Virtuoso offers complex themes and human emotion with notes of musical comparisons." ~ Purple Birch Publishing My purpose as an author: To enrich the li...

Alcohol: An Astonishing Molecule

Paul Ducard
Paul Ducard says “Alcohol: An Astonishing Molecule”
www.scientificamerican.com — The substance has nourished and intoxicated animal life long before humans walked upright. Yet our manipulation and consumption of alcohol led to profound physical and cultural effects—and helped make us who we are

TTIPing the balance. Which way will the SNP go?

jaycee brown
jaycee brown says “On April 11 the nation-wide ‘Scotland Against TTIP’ coalition launches.”
bellacaledonia.org.uk — TTIP is the culmination of thirty years economic ideology. Liz Murray explores the opportunities to take a stand and defend Scotland against a new corporate assault. Tomorrow, at its spring confere...

Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone

Jim Hopkins
Jim Hopkins says “Getting out of your comfort zone: Why it’s hard and why you should”
blog.pickcrew.com — How to push yourself beyond your comfort zone and why it's really, really good for us too!

Post Alumni Launches Self-Published Fictional Book Series

Sean Brogan
Sean Brogan says “Check out The Shadow's Relic featured on LIU Post's Pioneer!”
liupostpioneer.com — By Maxime Devillaz Co-Editor-in-Chief Sean Brogan, who graduated from LIU Post with a B.F.A. in Film in 2011, has become a novelist. Brogan launched and self-published his first book on August 12, ...


Ray Stone
Ray Stone says “At last - in print and shortly available in shop at”
www.raystoneauthor.co.uk — Ray Stone, Author Ray Stone is the author of several publications to date including his first Novel – ‘The Trojan Towers,’ five Blues lyrics, a Poetry Book – ‘Life Over A Cup Of Tea’ , a political thriller entitled ‘Isia's Secret,' ...

What you use the library for

Alan Felyk
Alan Felyk says “Just in case you expect people to find your book at the local library: ”
kindofnormal.com — Truth Facts is part of the comedy site Kind of Normal. Kind of Normal is created and run by new creations.

I'm Different: Illness-based Identity - Stan Goldberg, Ph.D.

Stan Goldberg, Ph.D.
Stan Goldberg, Ph.D. says “There is no hierarchy of losses-it's significant if someone says it is.(Goldberg article) ”
stangoldbergwriter.com — How we view ourselves—our identity—is based on what we do, the roles we play, activities we enjoy, affiliations we have, the values that structure our lives, our abilities, and relationships.  When a meaningful part of a loved one’s life is lost, their self-perception and place in the world may change.   Losing something that gave …

The 100 Best Websites for Writers in 2015

Jarno Ahonen
Jarno Ahonen says “Check this out. I hope you can find it useful for you. The 100 Best Websites for Writers in 2015”
thewritelife.com — Whether you want to laugh, learn or be inspired, we’ve got you covered with this year’s list of the best websites for writers.

News, Quotes, and Such

Eli Kale
Eli Kale says “New blog post is up for week of 3/30! ”
Friends, I'd like to start this week and this post off with one of my favorite quotes: "We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a …

Welcome to my blog...

Liz Gavin
Liz Gavin says “Welcome to my blog... @mlh42812
Good morning, bloggers!! I am so excited about today's special guest. I have a very nice treat for you all. With us today is a very talented author and member of Rave Reviews …

Unusual work habits of great writers

Nicholas C. Rossis
Nicholas C. Rossis says “Unusual work habits of great writers”
John Green has written such celebrated works as The Fault In Our Stars and Paper Towns, but not without sacrificing copious keyboards along the way. In a Huffington Post Live conve…

Jen Winters - Fangirl Worthy Indie Author

Jen Winters
Jen Winters says “Jen Winters – Fangirl Worthy Indie Author - ”
Hi, Jen, thanks for joining us. I’m excited to have you here today. Tell us a little bit about yourself. What do you do when you’re not writing? I have several different titles...

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…

Our Books

Elise Stokes
Elise Stokes says “Dragons & gangsters & spies oh my! Find these & more adventures waiting among the clean tween reads of”
  Action/Adventure | Contemporary | Fantasy | Historical | Humor | Mystery | Science Fiction Cassidy Jones and the Secret Formula (Cassidy Jones Adventures, 1) Elise Stokes One Gir…

Battle Of The Tigers LIVE on Sky

Lee Crompton
Lee Crompton says “Ooh, nice!”
Glasgow speedway are delighted to have been selected to host a 'live' Sky Sports premier league fixture on Tuesday 12th May (7:30pm) when we will face Sheffield Tigers. W…

Zander's Monologue

sassevn says “Zander’s Monologue”
In May, I'm directing a re-staging of our "smash-hit" comedy-drama-musical "A Tad of Trouble" at the Penang Performing Arts Centre. There's a lot to l…

Sleeping in Alabama…

Jane Carroll
Jane Carroll says “Sleeping in Alabama…”
Last week…I took the week off…it wasn’t intentional…at least not at first…I just really wasn’t feeling well after a little medical procedure…and…I found myself…sleeping…a lot…like …


Aral Bereux
Aral Bereux says “The things you find when you do some cleaning up. My first blog dedicated to my Nana. ”
I've been sitting here in front of the computer thinking...where would be a good place to start in the world of blogging? I'm new to this, so to remotely organize my rand…


Garry Rodgers
Garry Rodgers says “Police Brutality - Ugly truth about an ugly subject”
Police brutality is beyond mere excessive force. It is an unacceptable act of violence by agents of the state on civilized citizens,