Daily Archives: May 17, 2018

Field Guide to Gargoyles, Part One: What is a Gargoyle, Anyway? – from A Scholarly Skater

Reblogged from A Scholarly Skater: I love gargoyles, and I know a lot of other people do too. Talking to gargoyle enthusiasts, I’ve come to realize that the origins, terminology, and interpretation of gargoyles can be confusing, and there’s not a lot of good information … Continue reading

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Advanced Twitter Tips for Writers #AmWriting #AuthorToolboxBlogHop

Reblogged from D.E. Haggerty: There’s no way around it – if you want to build a writer’s platform and cultivate relationships with your readers, you have to be on Twitter as part of your author toolbox. Although I didn’t really see … Continue reading

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Jewels in the Claw (4) – Steve Tanham

Continued from Part Three. The line of packing cases is nearly complete. The man looks down at the three chairs in the East, one white, one purple and one red. The symbolism of the outer two was plain: the Tudor … Continue reading

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Alethea Kehas introduces The Labyrinth, Six Warriors of Light and A Vision For Children Of All Ages

Reblogged from Not Tomatoes – not just a new book… Six years I went into meditation with this one question, “How can I help kids embrace their truths without fear?” I then closed my eyes. The first guide appeared as … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt: Avenue #writephoto

Every Thursday at noon GMT, I publish one of my photos as a writing prompt.  If you know where the photo was taken, please keep it to yourself until the challenge is closed. I usually share something about the place … Continue reading

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Photo prompt round up – Fallen #writephoto

* Eyes closed in slumber The long slow life of stone waits The awakening Eye to eye, eyes opening My soul is bared before them.  * The photo for this week’s prompt was taken beneath Robin Hood’s Stride in Derbyshire, … Continue reading

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I dreamed you last night. You were the heart that listened to my fears, Comforting the pain with tea and tissues And attentive ears. You were there with me as I faced them, Slaying them one by one, with logic … Continue reading

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Others like us… Stuart France

* … ‘Remind me again, why we are going to Cadbury?’ Part of my reluctance for these, what might be called, impromptu assignations are the inevitable ruptures they make in the overall scheme of things. Once a pattern has started … Continue reading

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Stars #midnighthaiku

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