Daily Archives: March 9, 2017

Guest author: Darlene Foster – Ten Truths About Critique Groups and Why Writers Need Them

Never underestimate the importance of a good critique group.  Without one, a writer may simply flounder in a sea of words and ideas. A critique group can make the difference between a mediocre story and an excellent piece of writing … Continue reading

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The Finding of Polarity (1) – #Silenti by Steve Tanham

We can speak of mysticism, of magic, of meditation, of psychodynamics and many other labels, but all these refer to the attempt by the human consciousness to become aware of a deeper level of existence than our normal day-world. In … Continue reading

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Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – How to take full advantage of FREE book promotions.

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Horizon #writephoto

First in this week…

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Thursday photo prompt – Horizon #writephoto

Use the image below to create a post on your own blog… poetry, prose, humour… light or dark, whatever you choose, by noon (GMT)  Wednesday 15th March and link back to this post with a pingback. Please make sure that … Continue reading

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Photo prompt round-up – Spring #writephoto

The photo for this week’s prompt was taken at the Silver Spring in Cerne Abbas, Dorset…where we were grateful to find cold, clear water in which to cool our burning skin and throats. We had gone there for the Giant… … Continue reading

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“She never forgave him for dying?” “So close to their diamond wedding anniversary, you see. She missed out on their message from the queen.” “She will not be happy now then.” Memory brought life back to the face of the … Continue reading

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White-Skunk and Bald-Eagle… Stuart France

* In the beginning, Skunk and Eagle shared a dwelling. Eagle hunted for food and Skunk prepared it to eat. “Never approach my bed when I am out hunting,” said Eagle, “You will cause it to reek with your stench.” … Continue reading

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Lily #midnighthaiku

Where inner light shines The gilding of the lily Seems superfluous The picture was taken in a chapel of the Cathedral Church in Sheffield, an ornate nineteenth century building based upon a fourteenth century design.  After the Reformation, when the … Continue reading

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