Would you believe...that fifty years later, Get Smart (1965 - 1970) is still pretty damned funny?
This classic TV series from creators Buck Henry and Mel Brooks arrived on American television (first NBC, then CBS) at the height of the James Bond/secret agent craze of the mid-1960s.
On televisio... Read more of this blog post »
Every time I go to the Municipal Archives I pass by the old clock on the former New York Sun building. It makes me sad, because I miss the time when newspapers ruled, and were fiercely competitive with each other, and how when I’d go to bars it always felt like they were filled with newspaper peo...Read more of this blog post »
I squared my shoulders as I ran my tongue over my dry lips. I hated having to shout over a crowd like an animal begging for a small treat, or in this case, a blurb from some pompous jerk.
“Mr. Gibson, can you tell me what it as about the character that drew you to t... Read more of this blog post »
There are some hilarious examples of the ambiguous meanings... Read more of this blog post »
Maralee Mclean is a child advocate, professional speaker, and author of PROSECUTED BUT NOT SILENCED: Courtroom Reform for Sexually Abused Children. Maralee has several articles p...Read more of this blog post »
anyone else in? "...for those who want to start using words to cut people LOOSE from the lies of the enemy instead of using words to cut one another APART. Inviting whoever wants to come along for a bit of prayer, card writing, & personal heart chan... Read more of this blog post »
Beach season is in high gear in west central Florida. Since I live in a beach community, that means our shoreline is mobbed with locals who flock here from nearby cities. We don’t mind, it’s mostly on the weekends, plus it means all sorts of beautiful young men can be seen...Read more of this blog post »
Even funnier to ask Mr. D, "Can I borrow your car to go to prom tonigh... Read more of this blog post »
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When recently editing a novella, a number of thoughtsentered my mind about lengthening certain scenes in the story, and the overall effect of actually doing this. Would it be viable for the story, or unnecessarily take away its power by becoming redundant? One of the characters in...Read more of this blog post »
ByMrs Michelle Nora Medhaton May 2, 2015
Format: Kindle Edition
A View from the Sixth Floor is an amazing read. It starts out a story about loving, kind people in their twilight years, looking out and carin... Read more of this blog post »
I always feel sorry for magician doing tricks for people with ADDbecause whenever I’m off my meds and I’m watching magic I always get distracted and forget what’s going on halfway through, and then the magician reaches into his hatand there’s a rabbit in there and I think, “Wait. Was there not a...Read more of this blog post »
There is a picture in a new science magazine of a doctor holding a human brain declaring that she was going delve deep in the brain to find answers to so many maladies. (This is the year of the brain, after all). Wait a minute: what if the answers lie not in the brain but in the parents' brains... Read more of this blog post »
Bien, amigos, fin de semana agridulce... Ayer sábado disfruté con el evento de reconstrucción histórica en Torrebesses (Lérida), en el que se reeditaba la batalla de Sicilia, pero esa sensación se ha esfumado esta madrugada, después de asistir al que debía ser el combate de todos los siglos, la... Read more of this blog post »
As soon as I finished the steampunk ghostbuster's backpack I built to wear to MidSouthCon 33, I decided I'd take a break from building props.
It's a time consuming hobby. Often a frustrating one as well, when your clever ideas fail to translate easily into the rough-and-tumble real world.
My reso... Read more of this blog post »
BrandoThe Santini Brothers Series #2by Marita A. HansenPublication Date: April 27, 2015 SynopsisDeath and sex on two legs ... BRANDO is coming for you.
Dark, brooding, and one hell of an asshole, Brando walks through life taking what he wants—and who he wants, whether they like it or not. And he... Read more of this blog post »
the destruction of infrastructure . . . especially in the provinces of Oden,
Dhalea and Taiz.
Yemeni Human Rights Minister
Yemen is devastated. There [...]
Congrats to Suna (KiwiLover25 on Instagram and Twitter) on the beautiful cover! She has won an ARC (advanced reader's copy) of Diamonds are Fore... Read more of this blog post »
Welcome to Weekend Writing Warriors!
I’m changing it up this week because my Georgian novel, Only Scandal Will Do is on SALE for just .99 at Amazon.
This snippet is from early in the novel. Lady Katarina Fitzwilliam is kidnapped and has been sold in a brothel auctionto the highest bidder, a...Read more of this blog post »
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I truly believe, after exhausted investigation of my gradual sales slump to nothing, and given the fact that I am a relentless and heavy promoter (for all my books) who belongs to nearly 30 s... Read more of this blog post »
Ms. Joan G:
My dear friend, I mean this sincerely. The book that Michael wrote is wonderful. I could feel his joy, his dismay,his hope, his love and especially his faith. You are my... Read more of this blog post »
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I think Joshua Anthony Brand fits perfectly for the role as Theodore Finch!
Here’s a link I found to his page: http://m.modelmayhem.com/2721033
He got many of the features, as you can see on the pictures and right here:
Height:6’ 2" (188 cm)
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Thanks to Now Novel for listing Romance University in their Top 51 Must-Visit Websites for Romance Writers. It’s hugely appreciated! =)
Monday, May 4th – Imagine Them Naked-The Importance of Public Speaking by Catherine Castle
Wednesday, May 6th –The Culture of Your Story with Sonali Dev
Friday, M...Read more of this blog post »
Win a copy of Every Last Word By Tamara Ireland Stone AND a $50 Visa Gift Card! Enter at girlzone.comRead more of this blog post »
As always, this schedule is subject to change, depending upon marketing strategies, travel/conventions, financial considerations, other business considerations, Life, etc.! I’ll be at Arizona Dreamin’ at the end of May. Stephanie (helper elf) will have FREE “Omega” ARC paperbacks at RT mid-May...Read more of this blog post »
I expect it to be released by June 2015. If you want to be one of the first to know when Prophecy is released and have access to an exclusive giveaway of a copy of the book on Amazon.com, please sign up for my ne... Read more of this blog post »
Everything we do creates ripples--positive or negative.
In A Splash of Kindness: The Ripple Effect of Compassion, Courage & Character I examine the positive ripples that result from kindness. I share stories of people who benefited from caring coaches, involved parents, committed teachers, a... Read more of this blog post »
I heard this, but which Batgirl? Which one!
I want Cass!
I’ve been in recovery from my childhood abuse for thirty years. For the last 18 years I’ve worked with thousands of survivors as both a therapist and a trauma recovery coach. Healing from childhood abuse is a complicated, lengthy and tricky process. Survivors need a lot of help and support to...Read more of this blog post »
What is the story about?
It starts off as a love story, a fantasy in the mind of the female protagonist come true. Her name is Sara. She suffers from mental illness, hears voices, and one of the voice... Read more of this blog post »
My blogging has changed over the years. And though I’ve had moments of thinking aboutjust chuck the whole thing, I’ve never wanted to quit blogging.
Sometimes, it’s possible to get too navel-gazey about...Read more of this blog post »
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