Today marks the second issue of my new bi-weekly newsletter. Still experiencing growing pains and design decisions, but this issue is full of tips, links to articles, a grammar tip and news. If you're still pondering another newsletter in your inbox, don't wait too long because complimentary copies will soon expire.
For those who are already subscribed and new subscribers from here on out, my free e-book on the healing benefits of writing is announced in this issue. Sign up now to be…Continue
Added by Sherrey Meyer on August 29, 2014 at 12:39pm — No Comments
I’ve learned a lot since the spring of 2013 when my debut novel got published. Sure, there were the normal things like learning about the process of getting a book ready for launch and all of the post-launch procedures for helping the book to succeed. Though I don’t feel anywhere near…Continue
Added by Betsy Graziani Fasbinder on August 29, 2014 at 11:09am — No Comments
For a while now I've been working on some short stories for younger readers. Originally, it was conceived as a script and presented to a producer but it was felt that the concept was to 'high' and that cost would be prohibitive. So, I went back to the drawing board and wrote them out as short stories.
I had one published by an on line company called Knowonder! and it also featured in their third Anthology …
Added by Lisa Dyer on August 29, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments
It’s all part of the modern condition, more and more of us want to live on our own driving property prices up and the amount of square footage you can get for your money down. It might take a pinch more imagination and a dash of careful design, but living in a small house or flat doesn’t mean that you can’t live in style!
We all know that the eye and with it people’s perceptions can be fooled. There are a couple of surprisingly simple techniques…Continue
Added by Nathalie Martin on August 29, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments
Posted new edition of All Art Friday.
In the spotlights: illustrators Anna and Elena Balbusson; IAM's new Tumblr site; wood-cut artist Tom Killion; portraiture of Annemarie Busschers; and moving-image artworks for a celebration of Mandela Day (video).
The roundup highlights exhibitions at Taubman Museum of Art (Jennifer D. Anderson and Annette Nancarrow), The Contemporary Austin (Do Ho Suh), Maine's Portland Museum of Art (Richard Estes), and Virginia Museum of…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on August 29, 2014 at 6:34am — No Comments
If you think you have an excuse not to write, I have little doubt that today's guest post by bestselling author Jean Kwok will disabuse you of that and send you to your writing chair. I've known Jean's writing since the fabulous success of her first novel, Girl in Translation, an award-winning New York Times bestseller which has been published in 17 countries…Continue
Added by 1st Books on August 29, 2014 at 5:30am — No Comments
“Step Up And Let Go” is my new book, available on my website http://www.optimistforever.com if you’d like a signed copy and also available on Amazon.com
It chronicles my own personal struggle with still hurting from past comments and…Continue
Added by Deborah Ailman on August 29, 2014 at 4:54am — No Comments
Good morning everyone! It's a beautiful day; the sun has not yet risen but the Universe is magnificent in its silence.
Today it seems to be telling us to reach out; if there's someone that we have been angry with or holding a grudge against to let it go; to make amends.
It seems to be saying that…
Added by Deborah Ailman on August 29, 2014 at 4:34am — No Comments
It’s challenging to manage a growing business as there are so many aspects that make for a successful business. It’s always a challenge staying compliant and profitable, making it all the more important to make use of a reliable accounting software package. One are of your business…Continue
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Added by Jane Wilson on August 28, 2014 at 11:44pm — No Comments
high tide, leaves turn
early here, by the junction,
late august. many
roads here, all picturesque,
this is north wales after all.
talk of splendid isolation,
bleaker days to come.
pain passes slowly, we shall
Added by Sonja Benskin Mesher on August 28, 2014 at 10:19pm — No Comments
Yup, sometimes ya just gotta take a chance! Sometimes you just have to go for what you want because you feel it in your gut. There’s that little voice inside saying “C’mon, let’s go!” And that voice is getting louder and louder until you can’t ignore it anymore.
Look at our old friend Christopher…Continue
Added by Deborah Ailman on August 28, 2014 at 1:31pm — No Comments
My artwork at "Caratteri da Collezione" - Florence, Italy. July 2014…Continue
Added by Baibin Nighthawk on August 28, 2014 at 10:53am — No Comments
Don't Give In To Autumn
The nights and mornings are getting colder and we are tentatively reaching for boots instead of sandals. Please don't give in to the wearing boots urge, as even though we are approaching the end of summer, we are not there yet and the approaching autumn needs no encouragement! In fact, it's time to break out the barbie, get jiggy with the jugs of Pimms and party like summer is never going to end. Your friends will love you for it!…Continue
Added by Nathalie Martin on August 28, 2014 at 9:52am — No Comments
Thursday's Three today is a trio of art books forthcoming this fall.
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on August 28, 2014 at 9:03am — No Comments
Although summer seems to have taken a very abrupt exit, reports are that it will be coming back! Albeit for a few more weeks at most. And although we are gradually making our way towards autumn anyway, we can still enjoy the light summer evenings while they last. As charming as winter can be giving you the…Continue
Added by Nathalie Martin on August 28, 2014 at 6:42am — No Comments
You want to be able to create the best baked goods for your customers. Not only to compete with leading bakeries around you but also to ensure that your customers keep on returning. This is why the equipment you use is so important to your success. You might need to start out small, but you can gradually increase your…Continue
Added by Lorien Roux on August 28, 2014 at 6:24am — No Comments
DO YOU HAVE SOME GOALS YOU’D LIKE TO MEET BUT SOMEHOW FEEL BLOCKED?
Thinking of trying some personal counseling?
Let me help you along the way. Together we can work to help you find answers to life’s little (or big) problems; and to help you meet the goals you set for yourself (or…Continue
Added by Deborah Ailman on August 28, 2014 at 6:14am — No Comments
Good morning everyone! It's a beautiful day; the birds are singing as the sun starts its journey through the sky.
The bird song sounds as if they are saying "thank you, thank you" for this day and it is truly lovely.
Mae it a day to be thankful, like our friends the…
Added by Deborah Ailman on August 28, 2014 at 5:31am — No Comments
The advent of technology today has made it possible for individuals to take excellent photographs using smartphones, something which was a preserve for those with costly digital cameras two or so decades ago. What's more, individuals also get to use photo editing mobile apps so that the quality of the end product is improved significantly. So,…Continue
Added by Vanessa Clemens on August 28, 2014 at 4:30am — No Comments