Tuesday, 14 April 2015

The Science Behind the Most Successful Careers

Ryan Hamner
Ryan Hamner says “Never Underestimate the Power of Belief”
www.linkedin.com — If you doubt the power of belief - even for just one moment - you are forsaking your most powerful ally: your brain. If you doubt that changing a few beliefs can dramatically alter the trajectory of your career, then your career may fall far short of its true potential.I recently read a research study, Placebo Sleep Affects Cognitive Functioning, in which researchers made up an elaborate ruse to convince people who got a bad night's sleep that they actually got a good night's sleep. Here…

RIISE Book One - Excerpt

Sarah Sofia Delaunay
Sarah Sofia Delaunay says “The Makers. You think yours will come through? Careful what you wish for @
www.sarahsofiadelaunay.com —                                                                                     Name Cooper Drace Unit OBO - OffWorld Black Ops Origin Earth Human Male Current Op Moethiica1 Current Escalation ...

Senior's recital brings crowd to tears

Yelle Hughes
Yelle Hughes says “Brianna Robinson: Senior’s recital brings crowd to tears ”
blog.owu.edu — Tears and a standing ovation from a crowd of 60 people marked the end of Brianna Robinson’s senior recital on Jan. 20 in Jemison Auditorium. Robinson, a soprano, performed works from Bach, Mozart a...

Beginnings and endings

Lela E. Buis
Lela E. Buis says “Beginnings and endings”
lelaebuis.wordpress.com — One of the topics covered in the conference was beginnings and endings. There's something archetypal about the very words. Every day is a new beginning, and in the end, everything passes away. Noth...

Danielle Hanna on Twitter

Bonnie Bartel Latino
Bonnie Bartel Latino says “Hi, Danielle. Her name is BAMA Bella, a rescue dog--but SHE rescued us after we lost our Bichon of many years.”
twitter.com — “@BonnieBLatino The things squirrels put up with for dinner! Love watching those little guys. :-)”

Infographic: My Top Tips for Indie Authors in 2015

Gary McLaren
Gary McLaren says “Infographic: My Tips for Indie Authors for 2015”
www.garymclaren.com — A few weeks ago I posted my views on where we're heading in the independent publishing industry and what will be most important for indie authors in 2015.  So many readers enjoyed that post that I ...

Movin' Right Along

Eli Kale
Eli Kale says “New blog post is up for the week of 4/13! ”
Friends, A new week has arrived, bringing to us more opportunities to accomplish our goals! Let's delve into today's material... The Short Story Collection Last week, I m…

Deep POV Pt. 7: Editing Tips

P. H. Solomon
P. H. Solomon says “Deep POV Pt. 7: Editing Tips ”
This is an ongoing series about using the writing technique - deep point of view. The original posts began over last summer after I attended a webinar on the subject. Previous are …

Here is my interview with Kathryne J. Arnold

Kathryne Arnold
Kathryne Arnold says “Love the guest feature spot/interview for both my novels on Fiona McVie’s blog!”
Name Kathryne J. Arnold When and why did you begin writing? I started writing seriously about 12 years ago, but didn’t get down to publishing my work until about four years ago. I …

Elaine Plans & Searches

Elaine Roberts
Elaine Roberts says “Read about me starting something new. Click follow for updates: Elaine Plans & Searches via @wordpressdotcom
Last week our post on new beginnings got me thinking about my new novel and how I’m moving away from what I know. My first two novels didn’t need extensive researching, I wrote abo…

Making a Book Cover for "Nickel Stream"

J. C. Conway
J. C. Conway says “Making a Book Cover for “Nickel Stream””
I will be making "Nickel Stream" available as a short-story eBook, and am in the process of getting things formatted. One of the things needed is a cover. So I'm giv…

What doesn't Kill her by Carla Norton

Barb Taub
Barb Taub says “"really terrifying, edge of your seat" What doesn't Kill her by Carla Norton: via @readfulthings
What Doesn't Kill Her by Carla Norton Read My rating: 1 of 5 stars2 of 5 stars3 of 5 stars[ 4 of 5 stars ]5 of 5 stars What Doesn't Kill Her (Reeve LeClaire #2) by Carla …

Blakely Bennett

Blakely Bennett
Blakely Bennett says “Thank you Heather Dowell! <3 Check out her post on Mind Blowing Review Girl!”
Bio   Blakely Bennett grew up in Southeast Florida and has been residing in the great Northwest for over nine years. She graduated from Nova Southeastern University with a deg…

4 Magical Reasons to Love Your Brain

Michelle M Dobbins
Michelle M Dobbins says “From the Daily Alchemy Archives: 4 Magical Reasons to Love Your Brain”
In law of attraction and positive thought circles, brains often get a bad rap.  It’s the “monkey mind” that we want to quiet. It’s good for keeping us safe …

Hope

Going to auctions, saving horses from different horrible situations somehow, replays quite the same in my head. I see their faces, how they almost instinctively know we have come t…

J is for J K Rowling

Lauren Greene
Lauren Greene says “J is for J K Rowling”
My oldest son has been seen these days with his head securely hidden behind this book: A single mother at the time, she wrote in cafes while her daughter slept (Wikipedia).  Oh and…