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Just For You!

It’s a new day and a new week and it’s just for you! Grab it. Make the most of it. Push your fear and uncertainty aside and accept the Universe’s gift of a brand new slate on which to carve your dreams. Even if you’ve faltered a thousand times another opportunity to SUCCEED has come your way so don’t push it…

Added by Deborah Ailman on March 29, 2015 at 2:54pm — No Comments

So You Want to Be a Writer

"Who wants to become a writer? And why? Because it’s the answer to everything. … It’s the streaming reason for living. To note, to pin down, to build up, to create, to be astonished at nothing, to cherish the oddities, to let nothing go down the drain, to make something, to make a great flower out of life, even if it’s a cactus.”

—Enid Bagnold


You glance over at the table across the room and although you cannot hear the words of the couple, you can clearly imagine the…


Added by Jessie Graybill Rex on March 29, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Thought for the Day

Posted Thought for the Day, a quote from the Prologue of 'La rosa profunda' by Jorge Luis Borges:

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on March 29, 2015 at 10:44am — No Comments

. . garden .

faith in the garden,

that some one will care

tend, the beds, grow rhubarb,

again. a crown is cheap on ebay.

they have made raised beds,

left proper pots littered,

here and there,

an inspiration to some

who pass. a disappointment

for those who seek perfection,

head for disppointment.

buy a little tin for seeds

to keep them dry, buy an old bucket

ready for the fruit…


Added by Sonja Benskin Mesher on March 28, 2015 at 11:07pm — No Comments

'Myth Rider' ~ Cover art and design

Available soon through…

Added by Aidana WillowRaven on March 28, 2015 at 8:39pm — No Comments

Free, Multicultural Romance. Limited Time. Get It Now.

FYI, A Lover for Beth: Part III, an interracial romance, is free on Amazon for the next two days. It's an AMZ Top 100 Best Seller. You can get it at…


Added by Yuwanda Black on March 28, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments

The Little Romance That Could -- "Priced Out of Love" Hits AMZ's Top 100 List in 2 Categories

My latest multicultural romance novella, Priced Out of Love, hit Amazon's Top 100 list in two categories yesterday (see graphic below). This is the second "best seller" list of sorts this story has made its way onto.

Continue reading below…


Added by Yuwanda Black on March 28, 2015 at 6:23pm — No Comments

Happy Sunday!

Have a happy Sunday because you deserve it. Do something you enjoy doing. Make some time for yourself and remember to offer your smile to everyone you meet- it will make both your days…


Added by Deborah Ailman on March 28, 2015 at 3:01pm — No Comments

Saturday Short

Posted Saturday Short, a documentary about Grace Hopper, "Queen of Code":

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on March 28, 2015 at 8:10am — No Comments

How To Have A Stress-Free Wedding

Weddings are a once-in-a-lifetime event; a symbolic ceremony of the union between two people who love each other as never before. Unfortunately, sometimes stress and a frazzled mindset can get in the way of enjoying one of the best days of your life. To bypass the escalating tempers and frayed nerves, remember that this is your special day, and you deserve only happiness and sheer joy. If you are thinking of having your wedding in New York State, there is a destination that offers peace,…


Added by Robi K on March 28, 2015 at 7:45am — No Comments

Why Choosing Debt Relief Company is good Instead of DOI?

If you have arrived in worst financial situation from where it is difficult for you to get over, then you can opt for a debt settlement program that will definitely help you to bring your financial status in balance. It would not be a bad choice if you enroll yourself in a debt relief program, because handling your crunching financial status on your own would not be easy for you. However, we all are aware about the fact that there are plenty of debt relief companies…


Added by Jenny Richards on March 28, 2015 at 5:50am — No Comments


to make
something out of nothing,
an architect,

Added by Epifania Akosua Amoo-Adare on March 28, 2015 at 2:30am — No Comments

. pickles .

needing refreshment in oswestry,

later rather than sooner,

crept up the chalk painted

staircase, seems to work

well, in this case.

i note the dstressed nature

of the furniture.

this place.

having regular coffee,

a fruit scone will

certainly do,

i listen to the server, who

clasping the china teapot,

tells us revelations

of those who live, who divorce

and warm the pot.

i have to say…


Added by Sonja Benskin Mesher on March 27, 2015 at 11:31pm — No Comments

3 Quick Ways to Pen down A Perfect Admission Application

Usually students are not able to develop admission application when they pass out schools. There are number of reasons behind this, but the main is the formatting and content proofreading phase the application. This is because no one wants to ruin their career with a bad application. Good news is that any student could easily pen down a perfect admission application to secure their career in a reputable organisation. If you’re also hunting for admission essay templates or techniques, then…


Added by Jessica Barden on March 27, 2015 at 10:43pm — No Comments

Do You?

Do you do this- sabotage yourself? Let me give you an example. You want to go on vacation. You pick up brochures, you read about different places to go and you pick one- yes, this is it- the place you’ve dreamed of. You save your money. You put down a deposit. You talk about it with everybody you know. You are…


Added by Deborah Ailman on March 27, 2015 at 2:40pm — No Comments

**Two New Releases** "Comfort Food and The Colombian: Sex and the Work Week" (steamy mini romance) ...

Hi, I hope you're having a great Friday.  Just a quick email to announce two new romance releases.  

Comfort Food and The Colombian:  Sex and the Work Week…


Added by Cassandra Black on March 27, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

FoodFic Look at "Become Your Own Matchmaker"

I know, I know. This might seem like an unlikely pick for this blog. It’s not YA, it’s not fiction, HOWEVER I love Patti Stanger and The Millionaire Matchmaker, so I was going to read her book regardless. Might as well hope to stumble across a good food (fact?) tie-in,…

Added by Shelley Workinger on March 27, 2015 at 9:33am — No Comments

What Really Makes Teaching Hard

What Really Makes Teaching Hard


By Tracie Davis Schwertley

      It’s nearing the end of the year, and I’m beginning to write each of my 92 students a letter. I agonize over each letter–wanting my students to know that I see the…


Added by Tracie Schwertley on March 27, 2015 at 8:27am — No Comments

All Art Friday

Posted new edition of All Art Friday.

Spotlights: New Alice Neel book; iPad app 'Wolff'; Illinois Artists at Work; Jennifer Maestre sculpture; Brice Marden video.

The roundup highlights exhibitions of work of Iranian sculptor Parviz Tanavoli, Mary Bauermeister, Josef Albers, indigenous peoples in photographs, and artists in North Carolina's Triangle area.…


Added by Maureen E. Doallas on March 27, 2015 at 8:25am — No Comments

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