Monthly Archives: February 2015

My Kyrosmagica Review of Summertime by Vanessa Lafaye

Goodreads Synopsis: Horrifying and beautiful, Summertime is a fictionalised account of one of the most devastating natural disasters in US history. Florida Keys, 1935. Hurricane Season. Tens of thousands of black and white men scarred by their experiences of war … Continue reading

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8 Ways Scrivener Aids My Writing

Originally posted on Archer's Aim:
Clip Art Image Copyright by Microsoft. Clip Art Used by Permission of Microsoft When I originally gave Scrivener a whirl earlier this year I didn’t know how the software worked. But I read several…

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Leonard Nimoy, ‘Star Trek’s’ Spock, Dies at 83

Oh, so sad, Leonard Nimoy, Spock, died. Loved Star Trek. Reblogged via Variety.

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My Friday Image and Poem: Landscape With Gun And Tree Cornelia Parker

  Landscape With Gun And Tree  Cornelia Parker     This little poetic ditty was inspired by this wonderful sculpture which I had the pleasure of seeing in all its splendour at Juniper Artland, Wilkieston, Scotland. You may remember that I mentioned … Continue reading

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How To Protect Your Blog, by Hugh Roberts

Originally posted on Forest Garden:
~ Hugh Roberts is a true blogging friend.  Not only an extremely generous and warm-hearted soul, Hugh is exceptionally clever about the nuts and bolts side of blogging.  When I discovered my posts plagiarized by…

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Guest Post on Guest Author Etiquette by Chris the Storyreading Ape

Originally posted on Legends of Windemere:
(Today is a post from Chris the Storyreading Ape.  Enjoy and check out his site.) Author Guest Post Etiquette My thanks to Charles for inviting me to discuss Guest Author Etiquette (although, an APE…

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Writing Haiku

    Recently I’ve been attempting to write a bit of poetry. So with this in mind, and the sense that Spring is maybe on its way at long last, I thought I’d find out a bit about the essence of Haiku. … Continue reading

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RonovanWrites Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt Challenge #32 Rare&Harsh

Originally posted on ronovanwrites:
It’s Challenge Number 32 ? Sunday inspired the words this week, again. I was attempting to write my Sunday Thought late Saturday evening into early Sunday morning and nothing was coming. Rather than force it, I…

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My Kyrosmagica Review of These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

Goodreads Synopsis: Luxury spaceliner Icarus suddenly plummets from hyperspace into the nearest planet. Lilac LaRoux and Tarver Merendsen survive — alone. Lilac is the daughter of the richest man in the universe. Tarver comes from nothing, a cynical war hero. … Continue reading

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To Writers Who Struggle with Self-Compassion #1000Speak

Originally posted on Poetic Parfait:
The #1000Speak for Compassion movement is here, February 20, 2015. I am proud to take part in the #1000Speak?movement for compassion and here is my contribution with this post. I thought about what to write…

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