Gracie Bradford thought it to be a good thing to find our writers' voice. So, I'm reposting the original article for those who might not have read it yet. Source: Finding your writer's voice #amwriting #writing #writerslife
Thanks Ula, These are excellent reminders which a few of my friends would like to see as well!
Weight loss can be a nightmare task; it can take months and months of hard labor. Hitting the gym every couple of days, eating an endless supply of lettuce and avoid your favorite takeaway can be difficult.
If you are coming up to a big event and want to squeeze into that dress, or even if you are just looking to lose the pounds for the holidays; losing weight rapidly is what we all crave. And there are some simple lifestyle changes you can implement to make your dreams come to fruition much quicker.
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Thanks Suzanne Kelman! I’m looking forward to reading THE REJECTED READERS’ BOOK CLUB soon! Thanks for the lovely post Gracie. I always love to see what you are giving us, next. 😁
RAVE REVIEW BOOK CLUB #RRBC PAY IT FORWARD DAY #RRBCPIF
Meet Author Suzanne Kelman.
Suzanne is an Amazon international best-selling author and a multi-award-winning screenwriter and playwright.
Suzanne is such a joy. Just look at her glowing smile. I am honored to introduce you to this dynamic and entertaining writer. She refers to her book as “Your laughing #workout for today.” Her book cover caught my eye because I am a tea-drinker. I added this book to Gracie’s “To Read” Book List several months ago. Read the book to discover what is behind the smile!
The author’s synopsis of her book:
Librarian Janet Johnson is puzzled when she is invited—and practically dragged—to her first meeting of the Rejected Writers’ Book Club. This quirky group of women would much rather celebrate one another’s rejected manuscripts over cups of tea and slices of lemon cake than actually publish a book. But good…
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You’ve got me with a lump in my throat and tears in my eyes, Natalie! My family has had its share of spinal chord injuries – husband had an accident and two operations later, still carries on. I live with a spine that makes life challenging every now and then, but reading your words uplift the heart. 💐💖💐 I’m reblogging, thank you so much. Kind regards 💐💖💐
Life can change in an instant. Chances are, if you’re 20 years or older, you know this truth. Life, in its majestic wonder, can sometimes be unkind with its paths of uncertainty and forced goodbyes. In the blink of an eye, all that was once familiar, secure, and steady is now out of reach. No misdeeds necessary. No signature required. The current just suddenly shifts, setting us adrift in uncharted waters with no map or plan of rescue.
Today marks 25 years since the car accident. It’s rather surreal to say that. In 1992, I carried the belief that surely by the year 2000 there would be a cure for spinal cord injuries. That belief has been my saving grace in those early years. Science has advanced, of course, but we are not there yet. In my lifetime perhaps, but not today. Not tomorrow.
Regardless, I write this with a…
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Thank you for this lovely introduction to your experiences in Pembrokeshire – I’ve not been there yet, but somewhere in my mind I seem to think that the welsh ponies are running free there? I hope so! Thanks Marlena and Judith. I’m reblogging not to forget to read everything! 🤗🤗
Please help me welcome guest author, Judith Barrow, to the blog today. She has been on an exciting blog tour (more links below), and I am thrilled to take part! So without further ado, please enjoy…
Judith Barrow’s new book, A Hundred Tiny Threads, is the prequel of her Howarth trilogy. Pattern of Shadows is the first of the trilogy. Mary is a nursing sister at Lancashire prison camp for the housing and treatment of German POWs. Life at work is difficult but fulfilling, life at home a constant round of arguments, until Frank Shuttleworth, a guard at the camp turns up. Frank is difficult to love but persistent and won’t leave until Mary agrees to walk out with him.
Sequel to Pattern of the Shadows, Changing Patterns is set in May 1950, Britain is struggling with the hardships of rationing and the aftermath of the Second World…
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Thank you for sharing Nonnie’s thoughts here, Shirley. Kind regards 💐💐
Because of the division that’s going on in our world right now, the hate that’s being stirred up and spewed by these White Supremacist groups, we felt it appropriate and extremely necessary that we share a piece from our President, Nonnie Jules, that needs to be wide-spread.
“DOES MY LIFE MATTER?”
I am a black woman, and because of the shade of my skin and coarseness of my hair, because of the fullness of my hips, my lips and the bold colors I wear…some don’t find me as attractive as my fairer counterparts. You see, I’m no longer your house-maid or here for your sexual pleasure; no longer Mamie to your children, I’m now someone’s Mother…a treasure. But, does my life matter?
I am a black man, and because of my dark skin and the boldness of my stance, because of the kinky in my…
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Thanks for this lovely quote, Staci. I’ve reblogged it – it’s important to remember why we do what we do! Kind regards. 💐
This week was all about editing. I edited for clients, I edited for friends. And now I’m going through three massive galley edits of my own work.
That’s a lot of editing.
I thought this quote was appropriate because of both its beauty and its accuracy. Writing is a passion—a burning need to share a message. But editing is what makes that message shine. This quote really spoke to me because of the imagery. And the truth of it.
And now, this week’s writing links:
WP DP Challenge Links
- Saturday | Short Story | Go Away
- Sunday | Photo Collage | Vandergrift, PA
- Monday | Op-Ed | Writing Inspiration Comes from the Strangest Places
- Tuesday | Book Review | Sue Coletta’s Blessed Mayhem
- Wednesday | Book Excerpt | Body Armor (Enamored)
- Thursday | Op-Ed | Rules We Memorize
Links to My Posts/Posts on Sites I’m Affiliated With
- Monday | Story…
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I love the looks and scents of this recipe and for quite few good reasons: it comes from Ancient Rome, it has almonds in and of course, green string beans and cilantro. I’m definitely getting this one done soon. I hope there are some of you who also love fish as much as I do! Thanks, Koolkosher Kitchen! And the music has the right mood, too!
This is a fast dish, but a long story, going back to ancient Rome. You think that almondine means “made with almonds,” and you are right. But google it, and you’see a different word – amandine. Google that, and it means – surprise! – made with almonds. Scroll down a little, and the Urban Dictionary tells you that it means “She who has to be loved.” It also has this beautiful little tidbit of poetry:
I think I’m falling in love. And not with just an ordinary girl. Not with a real beauty.
Not with a model, a friend, a dream. But with Amandine. (http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Amandine)
The name Amandine is a feminine form of the Roman name Amandus, which is derived directly from Latin amanda, “lovable, worthy of love”(www.behindthename.com/name/amanda). What does all this have to do with almonds, you ask?…
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Thank you, WordPress – I’ll definitely consider an upgrade when I renew my subscription. As a reminder, I’m reblogging this as well.
Earlier this year, while working in Detroit with small business owners and the Rebrand Cities team, it became clear that entrepreneurs and publishers are looking for a simpler way to accept credit and debit card payments on their sites.
Our Happiness Engineering team — the guardians of our customers — also weighed in, and we knew that we wanted to make an existing process simpler. So we set a design goal of bringing a 15-minute-long process to under a minute — especially for a customer that has never used PayPal before.
So a small team of engineers and designers came together to solve that problem with the intent of releasing a “Version One” with which we could start to understand…
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Thank you, Gwen! You have the most amazing way of conveying the depths of emotions which come through in this book. I’m reblogging this review, which is a must hear and see for everyone. Thanks Suzanna for having such courage to write about such painful events.
How marvelous it is to have my book reviewed in this way. I am so honored to have Gwen Plano feel strongly about my work. Please, pop over to the YouTube site and leave a comment on her video.
Thank you for dropping by.