Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Gary Johnson for President

Lela Markham
Lela Markham says “Trump & Clinton both revealed as hate-mongers by own words. There's a third way.”
www.johnsonweld.com — Governor Gary Johnson and Governor Bill Weld are the only two candidates for President that can change the partisan and divisive presidential debate.

American Folktales

Lela Markham
Lela Markham says “American Folktales”
aurorawatcherak.wordpress.com — This week, the Open Book Blog Hop is focused on folktales. That’s a huge subject and I considered all the possibilities. I could have dug into my mother’s Wyandot Indian culture or my f…

Fresh Peach Trifle

Lela Markham
Lela Markham says “Fresh Peach Trifle via @pfiala
www.pjfiala.com — Peaches are in season right now and here in Wisconsin, they’ve been so delicious.  As I searched for a recipe for our Labor Day family meal, I found this Fresh Peach Trifle recipe from Allrec…

Birgitta S. Thorsen on Twitter

Laney Smith
Laney Smith says “😳 ...I second that...maybe...???”
twitter.com — “@cynthiakahn @OYTLaneySmith @Writing_Novel @sophia_mahmud @TheHiddenMirror @conde_leoconde Vitae Mauris 😀😀”

The Red Sky at Night Freebie

Aurora Springer
Aurora Springer says “The Red Sky at Night Freebie via @RwJoliemason
joliemasonblog.wordpress.com — A little snippet of Ari and Caden’s beginning Ari looked like she’d been through hell though. She stood to the side with her arms wrapped around her middle, looking like the world was e…

A Brief Compendium of Vintage Opium Underworlds

Anna Belfrage
Anna Belfrage says “A Brief Compendium of Vintage Opium Underworlds via @messynessychic
www.messynessychic.com — I don't want to make anyone feel uncomfortable, so if you're reluctant to step inside the world of 19th century junkies, I suggest you close the door and come back tomorrow when I promise to have something a little lighter and brighter for you on the menu. I'm not quite sure how I e

The Crucible - Theatre Royal

Nick Bennett
Nick Bennett says “5th-19th of March, 'The Crucible',The Theatre Royal in Bury St. Edmunds. …”
www.theatreroyal.org — Arthur Miller’s classic parable of mass hysteria draws a chilling parallel between the Salem witch-hunt of 1692 and the era of McCarthyism, which gripped 1950s America with the so-called red threat of Communism. The story of a small community driven … Continued

Why I Love To Write #003 – Stumbling Backasswards Into A Story

J.K. Norry
J.K. Norry says “I laugh now; my first book is my shortest by far, and took much longer to write than any of the others. ”
blog.jaynorry.com — The story of the master and the apprentice has always been an important one to me. Whether it’s Yoda and Luke Skywalker, Dan Millman and Socrates, Richard Bach and Donald Shimoda, or any of the cou…

Premature Evaluation: Software Inc.

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “Gaming News > Premature Evaluation: Software Inc.: Every Monday we send Brendan into a sweltering 1980s offi...”
www.rockpapershotgun.com — Every Monday we send Brendan into a sweltering 1980s office block to sit down at a cubicle and file a report on an early access game. This week, he establishes

American Folktales (aurorawatcherak)

Lela Markham
Lela Markham says “American Folktales on @bloglovin
www.bloglovin.com — This week, the Open Book Blog Hop is focused on folktales. That’s a huge subject and I considered all the possibilities. I could have dug into my mother’s Wyandot Indian culture or my father’s Swedish

The Many Scandals of Donald Trump: A Cheat Sheet

Martin Roy Hill
Martin Roy Hill says “A rough guide to the many scandals of Donald J. Trump”
www.theatlantic.com — The Republican nominee’s charitable foundation made a large gift to a Florida politician right before she dropped a damaging investigation. But what else has the foundation done?

Forced Entry

Dalsala Den
Dalsala Den says “Can David fight through the abandoned slaughter house & rescue his kidnapped daughter?”
thewarriorsoflight.wordpress.com — David had committed a few acts that could be considered minor crimes, but he had never broken into a business, much less a structure as foreboding as a slaughter house. It loomed over them with wea…

Get to know Peter Miles

Peter Miles
Peter Miles says “Learn more about author Peter Miles!”
Peter Wallace Miles b. 22 September 1928, in Ovingdean, Sussex, England; migrated with his family to Southern Africa in 1946, where he graduated in Chemistry and Entomology at Rhod…

The Bizarre Circus of Wonders

Edward Medina
Edward Medina says “THE BIZARRE CIRCUS OF WONDERS a sample from A Murder of Crows by Edward Medina ”
Belladonna’s Circus Bizarre was a seedy little spectacle. The wagons of this once great show had been rolling for almost one hundred and fifty years now, but time and circumstance …

Listening to children.

Jennifer Brockie
Jennifer Brockie says “Listen to Kids-”
Listening to children. How many times a day do you say to your children, “Put your listening ears on,” when they ignore your instructions? How many times do you say to your childre…

DESPAIR OR HOPE?

Cathy Sultan
Cathy Sultan says “RT @AMZ0NE When peace seems impossible in Israel and Lebanon, all that is left is despair. ➡”
In this excerpt from Tragedy in South Lebanon: The Israeli-Hezbollah War of 2006 I discuss the importance of looking at both sides. Too often, especially in the Western media, we h…

Aspholessaria

Vivienne Sang
Vivienne Sang says “Today I am going to start telling you the story of Asphodel, whom you can find in The Wolf Pack. Book 1 of The...”
Today I am going to start telling you the story of Asphodel, whom you can find in The Wolf Pack. Book 1 of The Wolves of Vimar Series. You will have noticed I use her name a lot. I…

Change | by Linda Brendle

August
August says “Change | by Linda Brendle via @wordpressdotcom
Published in the Rains County Leader on August 30, 2016: I don’t do change very well. I don’t know if that’s a result of nature or nurture – in other words, I don’t know if I was s…

Will the editing ever be done?

Meredith Bond
Meredith Bond says “Will the editing ever be done?”
I’m editing my book, A Rake’s Reward—for perhaps the… well, I don’t even know how many times I’ve edited this book. And not only me, but I’ve had a professional editor read it thro…

Drunk on diamond rain

Jane Dougherty
Jane Dougherty says “Drunk on diamond rain”
Missed Magnetic Saturday, so here are a couple of mysterious offerings for Sunday. If you want to join in the fridge magnet fun, post your poetry on Elusive Trope’s new blog …

Roses

Stuart Aken
Stuart Aken says “Roses via @wordpressdotcom
Two years ago I met Sofie. She was so beautiful, and I knew that I loved her from the very first time that I saw her. She had this smile that was just infectious, and the most into…

Event Tri-fold

George Wicker
George Wicker says “Event Tri-fold by @ByPeopleTeam
Aimed at events, download this tri-fold template for free in InDesign (INDD), Illustrator (AI) or Photoshop (PSD) iterations for comfortable editing.