Monthly Archives: June 2013

… if ye don’t like it, just switch it off… Life’s far too short to bother with daftness… #TBSU…

Originally posted on Seumas Gallacher:
…the miracle of the instantaneous communication world I’m now plugged into is that this ol’ Jurassic can hardly go to the washroom minus the Blackberry without feeling bereft… the immediacy of the 24/7 cable news…

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Happy Birthday To Me, Happy Birthday To Me

I want to share a very special birthday gift from a very special person. We work together at my day job and we both love to knit and sew. She’s given me many of her “prototypes” as gifts, sometimes spur-of-the-moment … Continue reading

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Just Call Me Ms. Popularity

I’ve been honored with TWO awards this week!¬† I am rather awestruck since never in my life have I felt so popular then when I rebooted my blog ūüôā¬† The first award I received this week is the Shine On … Continue reading

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Twitter Terms and Literature

Originally posted on Interesting Literature:
The word ‘tweet’ – meaning to post a message or item of information on Twitter – has this month (June 2013) been added to the¬†Oxford English Dictionary¬†or¬†OED. In honour of this occasion, we thought we’d…

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Guest Blog: Writing Against Captivity: Phillis Wheatley

Originally posted on Interesting Literature:
By Laura Linker Phillis Wheatley (1753-84), an eighteenth-century black slave taught to read by her owners, composed over 100 poems in her lifetime, many of them drawing on the Bible as a source of infallible…

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Internet and Hyperconnectivity

My conversation with Rajiv on hyperconnectivity continues.¬† I began to comment and once again found myself going on at length.¬† Here’s part of my comment to Rajiv’s post: “I’m starting to wonder if there is generational difference with hyperconnectivity.¬† I … Continue reading

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Grief

Originally posted on The Community Storyboard:
This is a tiny excerpt from my first novel (working title:¬† The House), about a house that can love, kill, and grieve. After the night of horror, after all the inhabitants had been killed–the…

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Writing prompt of the week

Originally posted on The Community Storyboard:
The writing prompt for the week is “This old House” Don’t forget to post your submission in the comments, send it to us (if you don’t have access) or link back to us! You…

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Caring for Your Writer – 10 Easy Steps for Friends & Family

Originally posted on WORD SAVANT:
Congratulations!¬† You are now the proud owner of a writer!¬† Your writer will perform amazing tricks for you, such as spending hours and hours by themselves working on something that they may never finish. Or,…

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Book Giveaway: Red Clay and Roses

Originally posted on S.K. Nicholls:
As a promotional, in preparation for my upcoming ¬† ¬† paperback POD version, I am giving away up to ten copies of Red Clay and Roses eversion for those who are interested before July…

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