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What put the 'Ghost' in Ghost Town

Vacation.

The best of times.

The worst of times.

My parents had decided that our family needed to visit Montana.

And Virginia City.

It sounded . . . Western.

To those of us from the ranch, that translated to mean – exotic.

We led a small life, I admit it.

I don't…

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Added by Diane Stringam Tolley on October 23, 2011 at 2:51pm — No Comments

Book review: All But My Life - Gerda Weissman Klein





Book blurb (Amazon): All But My Life is the unforgettable story of Gerda Weissmann Klein's six-year ordeal as a victim of Nazi cruelty. From her comfortable home in Bielitz (present-day Bielsko) in Poland to her miraculous survival and her liberation by American troops--including the man who was to become her husband--in Volary, Czechoslovakia, in…

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Added by Donna Brown on October 23, 2011 at 2:47pm — No Comments

Who's on Tumblr??? Let's Find Each Other! She Writers Rule!

Hey all SheWriters! I just joined Tumblr today and made a home page and a blog. If you are on Tumblr, please share you link so I and others can find you. I'd be happy to trade follows on there, since I have none so far! : )  Also, I am wondering what to put on it??? What have you guys done with your Tumblr pages? Please share!!! Cheers! Jan

Moi (ny book, Veiled Virtues):  http://veiledvirtues.tumblr.com/

Blog:…

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Added by Jan Fischer Wade on October 23, 2011 at 12:30pm — 9 Comments

:: more notes ::

*(notes) people on paper, arms outstretched,

reach for each other.

as drawings

remain trapped in their isolation,

clipped down, on the black.

 …

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Added by Sonja Benskin Mesher on October 23, 2011 at 10:10am — No Comments

Blurb is a Verb: Working With Book Bloggers, And A Little Help from Jen Karsbaek

There's been a lot of chatter on SheWrites lately about the importance of book bloggers, and the amazing power they have to help get a book "out there." But it’s one thing to appreciate book bloggers and quite another to actually harness this new force in the universe.  Book bloggers are a diverse bunch.  It’s intimidating. So I asked book blogger Jen Karsbaek to weigh in on working with them. Here’s what she had to say.                  
—Sarah…
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Added by Sarah Pinneo on October 23, 2011 at 8:30am — 5 Comments

Muse It Hot Publishing Authors Present Sizzling Fun Recipes ~ Chat tonight

First, we’d like to apologize to anyone who tried to join the chat on Oct. 16th  and was unable to get in ~ we had a glitch in our giddy-up that night…no one could enter, with the exception of Muse Authors (which made for a sobering realization at about 7:30 when no one else came to our party).

So…we’ve found the missing key to unlock our doors ~ and would love for you to come to our party……

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Added by Kay Dee Royal on October 23, 2011 at 7:44am — No Comments

Do Women Become Invisible As They Age?

Do you think it's true that older women become invisible? I keep hearing it, but I don’t know if I believe it.

 

I think invisibility is like a new car: once you buy it, you see that model everywhere.



Recently I read a post wherein an older woman (OW) claimed to be invisible because, while she stood at a counter talking with a clerk, a younger woman…

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Added by Lynne Morgan Spreen on October 23, 2011 at 7:26am — No Comments

cariad bach 5

i am dry

caraid bach.

 

my skin is starved

while tears drop

into dust

 

i am sad cariad bach

 

for all those

that fear the oneness

that is

alone

 

cariad bach

Added by Sonja Benskin Mesher on October 22, 2011 at 11:20pm — No Comments

BOOK THREE Exiled: The Legacy of Lathraine's Pledge due to be released in November 2011...

 

Book Three Exiled The Legacy of Lathraine's Pledge will be released in November.…

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Added by Rosalie Skinner on October 22, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments

7 Risks For Single Mothers & The Art of Managing Them

 

Labour Weekend in New Zealand. A good time to upload 7 Risks for Single Mothers; & the Art of Managing Them, written from my own long experience as a single mother, with stories and ideas from other single…

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Added by Marian Evans on October 22, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Checkout our fanpage

The Eye of Love Arts & Handmade Crafts Fanpage @ Facebook

 

Please show your support and "like" us on Facebook & follow our blog @ http://theeyeoflove.blogspot.com

 

http://www.facebook.com/thecraftshow?sk=wall#!/pages/The-Eye-Of-Love-Arts-Handmade-Crafts/173497912697798

Added by Lashawn Allen on October 22, 2011 at 5:01pm — No Comments

Author interview: Jennifer Chase

Each week I'll be sharing my Author Interviews so it's an excellent opportunity to discover authors and find out about great books. Thank you to Jennifer Chase for joining me this week to share some insights into her life and her book, Silent Partner.

Where were you born?

Palo Alto, California

What did you want to be when you grew up?

An actress

Other than author, what jobs…

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Added by Donna Brown on October 22, 2011 at 4:09pm — No Comments

Friday Photo - Harvest

Cameron in a Nicaraguan produce market

 

Sometimes as I'm moving…

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Added by mamawolfe on October 22, 2011 at 1:35pm — No Comments

Self-Publishing as Submission

The Submission Mission had an interesting discussion about self-publishing during the September Live Chat. I’m no expert of self-publishing, but here’s a quick follow-up to that conversation. My take-away was that self-publishing looks like an easier route but actually demands that the author put in a lot of time beyond the writing itself.

Perhaps the easiest way to self-publish is to set up a blog. I…

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Added by Anna Leahy on October 22, 2011 at 1:03pm — No Comments

Halloween & mystery fun in new KRL Issue

Since the site was down 2 days last week Kings River Life is only posting 4 new articles this week so last week's issue gets a little more time up front-which also means all contests were extended a week-so if you still haven't checked out Diana Hockley's new mystery novel "The Celibate Mouse" & entered to win a copy there's still time http://kingsriverlife.com/10/15/the-celibate-mouse-book-review/



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Added by Lorie Ham on October 22, 2011 at 10:20am — No Comments

A Performance of Vulnerable Resistance

We moved to a rural town and rented a small house. The house had an oppressive vibe. At first I thought it was the nasty carpeting that reeked of dog. But even after I steam-cleaned it multiple times, the vibe lingered. I felt as though I was being watched.

Within about three weeks of moving in, I decided we needed to do a house blessing to release any old energy that didn’t need to be there anymore. …

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Added by Diana Tigerlily on October 22, 2011 at 10:14am — No Comments

Books That Will Change How You See Yourself and the World

Some of my top picks are...





The Bluest Eye

Toni Morrison



Although I was very familiar with this book in many circles, I didn’t touch it until recently. This book, I met with a lot of resistance. I didn’t want to hear another tale about dark-skinned people versus light-skinned people. I think really, was my not wanting to confront my own issues of “light-skinned privilege” and not being “black… Continue

Added by Veronica Young on October 22, 2011 at 8:24am — No Comments

Saturday Sharing (My FInds Are Yours)

If nippy temperatures are keeping you indoors (it's very chilly here in the D.C. area today), take heart and explore Saturday Sharing. You'll find links to the first computer-written book, a site dedicated to J.D. Salinger, the Woody Guthrie Archives, blogs of the Library of Congress, a site for teaching American history, and some Edison Companies' downloadable films.…

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Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 22, 2011 at 8:18am — No Comments

Occupy DC: Or Where I've Been Recently

I’ve spent a few hours the past couple days at one of the Occupy DC protests. As I was told Thursday night during my visit, there are actually two going on simultaneously. One of them is in Freedom Plaza and is peopled by hardcore serious activists™. It trends a little older and grayer. This is because their demonstration had been planned much farther in advance, well before the original Occupy Wall Street in NYC got underway. Its numbers may be a few hundred more or so. This is the group…

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Added by Kevin Camp on October 22, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

why i write...

I write to give voice to the soul, to recharge the spirit, and to remind myself to laugh at life.

Added by Yvonne Berenguer on October 22, 2011 at 7:31am — No Comments

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