Tuesday, 27 September 2016

The archbishop-to-be and the Norwegian princess

Anna Belfrage
Anna Belfrage says “A match made in heaven? Hmm. Welcome to the world of medieval political alliances! …”
annabelfrage.wordpress.com — It’s probably not an easy thing to be the son of a man on his way to sainthood. In this case, the man pursuing the halo was also a king – and a forceful, skilled king at that – which probably made …

A little knowledge…

Tina Frisco
Tina Frisco says “A little knowledge... via @SCVincent
scvincent.com — We are always told that we should write what we know. To an extent, that is true, but those who are writing murder mysteries, for example, are hardly likely to start poisoning/bludgeoning/shooting …

Extending Stories Online – An Example

Mel RJ Smith Author
Mel RJ Smith Author says “Extending Stories Online – An Example”
services4authors.com — One aspect of the changing environment for writers, which has been little discussed, is the idea of extending our stories online with the help of social media, blogs and web...

Reading Like A Boss (Literally) | PYMNTS.com

AntrimCycle says “Reading Like A Boss (Literally) -”
www.pymnts.com — At the end of the year, there will be a minor competition to see what 2016 was “the year of.” Depending on how the iPhone 7 does, it might be known as "the year the bloom finally came off the iPhone rose." If Karen Webster is right, 2016 will be known as "the year mobile hit its inflection point." The CFPB might tell you that 2016 was "the year Wells Fargo proved that it is an essential regulator." The nation’s physical retailers might tell you it was "the year…

Digging Deeper into Hawaiian History on the Hawai’i Monarchs Tour

Kim Headlee
Kim Headlee says “Digging Deeper into Hawaiian History on the Hawai'i Monarchs Tour via @WanderingEds
www.wanderingeducators.com —   If your wife were a princess, wouldn’t you want to dedicate a museum to her? Of course you would—and for Honolulu’s Bishop Museum, what a splendid dedication it is. But I’m getting ahead of myself: before I discuss the appealing vibe and the remarkable Hawaiian-culture holdings of the Bishop, let’s talk about museum tours.

Keillor: How did we let this huckster get this far?

Nina Bingham
Nina Bingham says “Keillor: How did we let this huckster get this far? via @HoustonChron
www.houstonchronicle.com — Garrison Keillor says millions of Americans are planning to cast their vote for a man who has lived his life contrary to their cherished values. A week ago, a panhandler in Times Square sat holding a sign, "Give me a dollar or I'll vote for Trump," and people laughed and reached into their pockets. Millions of Americans are planning to cast their votes for a man who has lived his life contrary to all of their most cherished values. In America, you can't send gendarmes through the st…


scottameehan.wordpress.com — 1 Fort Bragg, NCNovember 4, 1979 Charlene Hawkins screamed at the top of her lungs. “Come on, push, baby!” her husband Brady said earnestly. Staff Sergeant Brady Hawkins squeezed her hand tightly. …


Don Bruns
Don Bruns says “One of my favorite songs that I wrote gets no hits! Just give it a listen. You will love it!”