Eye on the Prize
This is my tenth day as a New Yorker and I’ve inherited a wealth of information that will blow your minds.
Not the overwhelm you, but these powerful knowledge nuggets come small, because there’s so much to tell.
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Whatever goal you have in mind, whether you choo...
The story follows a girl who decides to volunteer to be the wife of the king. Doesn’t sound so bad, but there’s this thing where’s he’s already been wed quite a few times, and each time the bride ended up dead… One of these deceased wives was the best friend of Shahrzad...Read more of this blog post »
Colson Whitehead is a New York-based novelist. He is the author of six novels, including his debut work, the 1999 novel The Intuitionist, and the National Book Award-winning novel The Underground Railroad. Image from Princeton.
“What isn’t said is as important as what is said.”
“W... Read more of this blog post »
Finally celebrating my 30th birthday! But first, sexy faces
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BLURB: Miles, affectionately called "Doc" by his packmates in the quaint village of Pine Valley, isn't the typical Co... Read more of this blog post »
He made a number of promises to the peop... Read more of this blog post »
The Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, will unveil the 112-ft tall face of Adiyogi on Mahashivratri, February 24 at Isha Yoga Center, in the presence of Sadhguru.
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Because aren’t all writers just a little bit miserable? Otherwise, we have to work hard not to be. I have some ideas of my own why this is, as well as some ideas about how not to be a miserable writer. This is not about the craft of writing or how to do yoga, it’s about how to use the philosop...Read more of this blog post »
People knew how to write back then, also! This poem is 4,000 years old and comes from a Sumerian fertility ritual. Whoever wrote it was an excellent poet! Enjoy!
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Author Takeover: A Reader’s Revolution recs from Heidi Heilig - http://blog.mugglenet.com/2017/02/author-takeover-a-readers-revolution-recs-from-heidi-heilig/
I wrote a thing!
Galand Nuchols is a retired school teacher. While teaching, she found that writing short stories that incorporated the names of students helped to improve their interest and motivated them to work harder. At the same time, she found she really liked to write. Once she retired, she dove into wri...Read more of this blog post »
Lovely interacting with the students of St. Xavier’s College, Mapusa at their festival Words Up, 10th & 11th of February, 2017.
We discussed books, writing and literature related to Goa under the leafy precincts of Writer’s Corner that overlooked a valley of coconut trees.
Glad to have met and... Read more of this blog post »
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Enrolling in a Free premium SkillShare class is easy if you don’t have an account with SkillShare, but if you do have one, and you are logged in, you won’t be able to add any more premium classes. In this blog post I am going t...Read more of this blog post »
If you haven’t heard yet, the release date for The Dead of Night is February 25th, 2017. Only ONE WEEK to wait! I’ve decided to release the book on my birthday since it’s on a Saturday this year. I am both nerv...Read more of this blog post »
Sunday Morning the Play Bar guest house (note to people who stay at guest houses and use Axe Body Spray: The commercials are lying to you. Sorry for the early mid-introductory sentence digression) after an insanely cool Saturday in Huwei, Yunlin county that featured a full day of puppetry foll... Read more of this blog post »
A apărut o nouă revistă pentru copii, Yuhuuu!
Banda desenată, Un nou membru în familie, este desenată în stil comic de Flavius Pătraşcu (despre care am mai scris aici), apare în serial, câte 4 planşe pe număr şi are caracter didactico-ludic, potrivit vârstei micilor cititori cărora li se adr... Read more of this blog post »
من ضمن أعمال الدكتور عبد الرحمن بدوي الكثيرة والمهمة، سلسلة بعنوان "خلاصة الفكر الأوربي". في هذه السلسلة يكتب عن أرسطو، اشبنجلر، شوبنهاور، ونيتشه. والبداية كانت مع نيتشه الذي كان كتاب بدوي الأول.
كان بدوي يؤمن بأن هذا الوطن يحتاج إلى ثورة على قيمه البالية العفنة؛ حتى يتقدم وينهض. وم... Read more of this blog post »
Now I have had a webpage for the last 2 years that has been a bit embarrassing. Just haven't been ab... Read more of this blog post »
I threw a little teaspoon I threw a little teaspoon into the kitchen sink. It landed in a cereal bowl that bobbed on the surface of the hot soapy water It lay there like the Lady of Shalott in her dying throes I saw that little teaspoon Floating in a… Read more of this blog post »
Why would an author write a Resident Evil 7 review? It’s a video game, after all.
Because this author plays a lot of video games. More on that in the near future.
(Also because I have access to a blog platform and the absurdist millennial belief that anyone cares a spit about my banal thoughts.)
T...Read more of this blog post »
This episode’s guest is Arthur Graham! We chat about the life of a writer, the art of wooing with art, then predict how we’re going to die.
Arthur is the author most recently of “i wrote a poem about you”, his debut poetry collection, also “Tanuki Tango Overdrive” and a whole collection of zines w...Read more of this blog post »
The arguing amongst them continued, for a while. Fists were shaken and voices raised. The one who seemed to be in charge was still angry, but the two empathic ones definitely seemed to be fighting my corner. Or so I hoped. Finally, they handed me my rucksack, and... Read more of this blog post »
This cold / flu…. whatever it is… is kicking my ass. I have a fight scene I want to expand in Dim Sum and I’ve just refilled my coffee. I am armed with pretzel sticks and the dog has a Kong ball full of peanut butter.
I am going in.
Whatcha all up to this weekend?
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Don’t laugh. If you’re living in a sexless marriage and you’re the partner suffering from not getting any, it’s possible you’ve found yourself an asexual mate and don’t know it… and they aren’t aware of it either!
Read closely for more:
First, let’s...Read more of this blog post »
All my life, I've professed to believing in ghosts ... primarily to prevent them feeling the need to actually prove their existence to me.
In other words - I believed by choice, so I didn't have believe by experience.
That worked out pretty well for me until last November... Read more of this blog post »
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Through letters and stories, I came to admire the doctor/soldier named Lartz. I believe he was Frank’s best war buddy, his quiet and uncompromising friend, even in the midst of some pretty crazy colleagues. These two sketches hung in my dad’s den as long as I can remember. I don’t think I ever... Read more of this blog post »
Last week I shared the new outsides of the Sammy Keyes series. This week we look inside.
There's a lot that goes into the interior design of a book. A lot more than you might think. There are decisions regarding font, point size, margins, chapter headings, as well as little style touches.
In the c... Read more of this blog post »
Nine of these books have been singled out and categorised as ‘wowzers’ because they stimulate... Read more of this blog post »
Silver and Courlain took off one night, disappeared
Without a word, Silver barely batted an eye
For Malinov was merely a kindly old man
Who had recently lost his wife, and while
She would have preferred to tell him goodbye
Eloping with the young man she loved stole
Every thought of simple courtesy away...
Since the beginning of time, the duality of the twin pillars have been a central figure in society. From ancient Sumeria when the tower of Babel and the Ziggurat symbolized duality and through the time of Egypt when there were columns on both sides...Read more of this blog post »
February 18, 2017 (Tosh's Diary)
I must have my revenge. I can see now, that I'm in Tokyo, that the moment has risen for me to strike. I have missed the opportunity on a continuous basis for my entire life. I'm having a series of drinks in Harajuku bar, all by myself. I'm not drunk. In actu... Read more of this blog post »
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Annie has never experienced the ‘spark’ with a guy – the kind of instant chemistry that steals your breath and blindsides you completely. Until a night ou...Read more of this blog post »
Despite the name of the feature, the interview is a text one, done in a manner that suggests it's the text version of a radio interview. Anyway, it was posted last Thur... Read more of this blog post »
I’m attempting to get a time travel comedy called Time Burrito published with Amazon. You can help by clicking the link below, reading the excerpt, and if you’d like to see it happen, click nominate. You’ll get a free kindle copy if it’s picked. It’s simple, and you’ll make a cat flying on a spac...Read more of this blog post »
Here’s the latest installment of “Key Tweets,” a (usually) weekly post that summarizes some of my tweets (or retweets) from the week, including pictures and other interesting stuff. You can follow me @MarkGraban...Read more of this blog post »
My best friend, Misty, came to visit this week. The hour before she had to leave, my husband watched the girls so we could take a walk around our land. We put our hats and coats on in the breezeway, and Misty crouched, looking at a sepia-toned photograph collage, which depicted our trip to th...Read more of this blog post »
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