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Peggy Kornegger Peggy Kornegger's blog:

What About Love?

“How do you measure the life of a woman or a man?” —Jonathan Larson Your mind can’t comprehend it, and your heart can’t absorb it: Sudden death—and the fear, pain, and anger that accompany it. Yet another African American man, George Floyd, murdered by a white police officer. Hundreds of thousands o Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 03, 2020 08:47
Roger K. Allen Roger K. Allen's blog:

Creating a Culture That Empowers People

A team of engaged employees


In my last blog post, I shared my personal bias that most employees want to succeed. They want to contribute and make a difference. Furthermore, it’s our job as leaders to make this possible by creating a culture which empowers people; a culture in which everyone wants to give their best. Yet so

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Published on June 03, 2020 14:52
Thomas Fenske Thomas Fenske's blog:

New Release >> THE HAG RIDER

[image error]I’ve just released my fourth novel, The Hag Rider. It is historical fiction set during the Civil War and because of that setting, it covers subject matter that can generate an emotional response in many people. In normal times I’d let it go at that and leave it to the reader to draw the

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Published on June 03, 2020 08:58
Shannon Cutts Shannon Cutts's blog:

Cuteness for Comfort with Pearl: Drop It Like It’s Sparkly

if there is such a thing as too much of a good thing (which is totally debatable when you’re covered in feathers), there is bound to be too much of a bad thing, too. Like too much stay-at-homing. Or too much soapy hand washing. Or too much of that clear slimy bottled goo that makesContinue reading " Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 03, 2020 22:00
A. Ali Ural A. Ali Ural's blog:

A. Ali Ural Ramazan Sevinci'nde...

A. Ali Ural TRT 1'in sevilen programı "Ramazan Sevinci"nde ekranların karşısına çıkıyor. Ramazanın son günü gerçekleşecek olan programın başlama saati 17:00...

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Published on June 13, 2018 16:59
Brian Romanchuk Brian Romanchuk's blog:

Comments On John Quiggin's "Motte and Bailey" Complaint

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John Quiggin wrote a review of the MMT textbook -- "Modern Monetary Theory: Neither modern, nor monetary, nor (mainly) theoretical." Although the title has a negative tone, the review is relatively positive. The main complaint is about the gap between "academic MMT" and Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 03, 2020 06:00
Sofía Aguerre Sofía Aguerre's blog:

La rebelión de la reina - Reseña

Cuando llega su solsticio de verano número diecisiete, Brienna desea solo dos cosas: dominar su pasión y ser elegida por un mecenas.
Haber crecido en el reino sureño de Valenia, en la reconocida Casa Magnalia, debería haberla preparado para ello. Mientras que algunos nacen con talento para una de
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Published on June 03, 2020 13:00
J.C. Cauthon J.C. Cauthon's blog:

The Daily Prompt: June 4, 2020

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For more daily prompts, click here.


If you have written on today’s prompt and posted it to your blog, comment with the link below so I can share it with other readers!

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Published on June 04, 2020 02:00
Nissa Annakindt Nissa Annakindt's blog:

Blogging is Essential to your Author Platform! #IWSG

[image error]Let’s take a break from being insecure about ourselves as writers, and start being insecure about our Author Platform! Just for a change of pace. (This is a post in the Insecure Writer’s Support Group blog hop: Sign up here: https://www.insecurewriterssupportgroup.com/p/iwsg-sign-up.htm

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Published on June 03, 2020 09:44
Sofia Costa Lima Sofia Costa Lima's blog:

Vamos falar sobre escrita?

Quando o Diogo me perguntou se queria criar um projecto sobre escrita com ele, para o Instagram, hesitei. À medida que ele me explicava a ideia que tinha percebi que não podia dizer que não. Foi assim que nasceu o 20 minutos de criação.






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Published on June 03, 2020 23:00
Victoria Lindstrom Victoria Lindstrom's blog:

Whimsical Word of the Week

Augur - (v.)
(of an event or circumstance) portend a good or bad outcome.
Example: The success of the book event seemed to augur well for the author.

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Published on June 03, 2020 05:00
D.L. Finn D.L. Finn's blog:

“Fiction in A Flash Challenge!” Week #2 @pursoot

 I always want to take part in blog writing challenges, but I never do. When I saw the picture, and challenge to write a story under 750 words, over on Suzanne Burke Blog, a story came to me right away. Here is the link: FICTION IN A FLASH. I am a slow writer. That doesn’t … Continue reading "“Ficti Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 04, 2020 00:32
Kelly Suellentrop Kelly Suellentrop's blog:

The Breaking Point

Yesterday was a breaking point. Literally. I left the shards of porcelain scattered on my basement floor. I didn’t have it in me to clean them up. Probably because I couldn’t easily clean up everything… More
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Published on June 03, 2020 08:14
Lori Kay Lori Kay's blog:

You matter, so I protest

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As an everyday white woman, living in the suburbs, I can’t ever claim to know the treatment of those protesting, as they grew up, and now try to survive. I have however, visited the situation up close and personal, and will never forget the experience.


In 2014, my best friend asked i

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Published on June 03, 2020 21:58
Hattie Quinn Hattie Quinn's blog:

For Mr. Floyd From A Mom

When I watched the compiled video of the murder in Minneapolis, I was shocked. I was angry. How can this still be happening?! What strange hell is this? The video went on. And on. They told him to get up while they knelt on his neck. Despite his fears, he agreed, but they did not […]
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Published on June 03, 2020 08:06
M.L. Desir M.L. Desir's blog:

JuNoWriMo 2020 Day 3

I wrote 1,663 words today, in addition to, revising my query letter and redoing the first five pages. Lol. I know that I should . . .

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. . .  but I just had this burning desire to make it better. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 03, 2020 15:59
Thomas L. Goss Thomas L. Goss's blog:

In The Majestic Stillness Of The Night, Nothing Could Be More

1.


Today,


I’m going to build a sky,


pink and purple and flayed


with the wretched stains of existence.


 


For this dawn burns my eyes


with the temporal nature of living.


 


2.


These hands of carbon reach out for freedom


but reality’s chains have skinned our innocence,


covering us in a harsh bark that scr

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Published on June 03, 2020 16:45
Jerónimo Alayón Jerónimo Alayón's blog:

Cartas a Évangéline. #3‎

La misión del poeta es, por tanto, extraer de la mudez de las cosas circunstanciales el logos que hace posible que el sentido de aquellas deje de parecernos no lógico.
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Published on June 01, 2020 20:15
Adelia Marino Adelia Marino's blog:

[Anteprima] Un infinito istante di noi di Brittainy C. Cherry Serie L&S Duet #1

Cari Dreamers,il 10 Giugno uscirà Un infinito istante di noi di Brittainy C. Cherry, primo volume della Serie L&S Duet, edito Newton Compton Editori. Titolo: Un infinito istante di noiAutore: Brittainy C. CherryEditore: Newton  C,EditoriPrezzo: 2,99 ebook Data di pubblicazione: 10 GiugnoGenere:  Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 03, 2020 17:30
Jason W. Kotecki Jason W. Kotecki's blog:

57 Awesome Things to Be Happy About | Escape Adulthood LIVE #6

On this week’s show, we’re taking you on a Wonderhunt, showing you one of Jason’s newly completed paintings, and sharing 57 awesome things to feel good about.





Hang out with Kim & Jason Kotecki as they inspire, entertain, and encourage you in your fight against Adultitis. If you attend live, you’ll be

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Published on June 03, 2020 19:39
Cassandra Chandler Cassandra Chandler's blog:

Cover Reveal — Nothing to Declare!

I’m thrilled to be able to share the cover for the next Department of Homeworld Security novella, Nothing to Declare!


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Are you ready?



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I love how this cover turned out, and this has to be one of the funnest novellas in this series I’ve written yet. It’s set in Harbor, a

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Published on June 04, 2020 01:33
Gary Gautier Gary Gautier's blog:

Before you know it

I didn’t even realize it. Hippies is free again this week.


Follow Jazmine and Ziggy through their Age of Aguarius sorrows, joys, and wonders.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01MTGGWZV/


Go on. Do it. Release your inner hippie.


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Just be nice for the freebie and write an honest Amazon review, howev

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Published on June 03, 2020 09:39
Maria Riegger Maria Riegger's blog:

Writing Tip Wednesday: How to market your books during a pandemic

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I recently read a couple of interesting articles about marketing tips during the lockdown, and I’d like to share them with you.





The first is an article by award-winning blog Book Marketing Buzz. The article notes that authors should not feel guilty or embarrassed about promoting books du

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Published on May 30, 2020 11:54
William Chasterson William Chasterson's blog:

Philippines drugs war: UN report criticises ‘permission to kill’

Thousands have been killed amid “near impunity” in President Duterte’s campaign, a UN report says.


from BBC News – World https://ift.tt/36WuJ9o

via IFTTT

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Published on June 04, 2020 03:57
Helen  Jones Helen Jones's blog:

Wednesday Wander Revisited – Highgate Cemetery

Last week I reposted one of my Wednesday Wander posts, in response to the fact that any sort of non-essential travel still looks to be some time away for most of us. I’ve decided to keep going with it – … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 03, 2020 13:22
Caraway Carter Caraway Carter's blog:

Day 79

Shelter in Place Day 79Wow, guys, it’s actually June, though I’m sure it all feels like the 79th of March. I’m posting the other twelve favorite quotes from this stack of postcards.

If you’d like me to send you a postcard, just PM or email me your name and address. I say what I can and hope the aweso

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Published on June 03, 2020 09:11
Bernard-Henri Lévy Bernard-Henri Lévy's blog:

Claude Lévi-Strauss, le coronavirus et le dernier homme

Quand est-ce que les confits du confinement finiront-ils par admettre qu’il était temps de remettre la planète en mouvement ?


Cet article Claude Lévi-Strauss, le coronavirus et le dernier homme est apparu en premier sur La Règle du Jeu.

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Published on June 03, 2020 07:53
Marie N. Vianco Marie N. Vianco's blog:

Mi próximo libro será...

¡Un libro de relatos románticos!, sí señores, a eso me he estado dedicando durante este 2019 que trajo algunos altibajos para mí. No obstante, como una nave que en medio del mar lucha contra la tempestad, así iba yo conduciendo mi proyecto en los pocos momentos en que podía quedarme sola para escrib Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 03, 2020 11:20
Keila V.  Dawson Keila V. Dawson's blog:

June 2020 Author Mentor Text Study: Revisting Kim Norman

This month I discussed informational picture books and looked at at Give Me Back My Bones by Kim Norman, illustrated by Bob Kolar over at the Reading for Research blog. What a fun read!





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Published on June 03, 2020 20:51
Donna L. Florack Donna L. Florack's blog:

Cat Chronicles: Day 363 – May 29, 2020

Are you done working so we can play now?


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Highlight of the day. Foo Fighters tickets. Hopefully it won’t get canceled.


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Published on June 03, 2020 23:00
Kimia Wood Kimia Wood's blog:

Dear Diary….fresh air at last

The others were having their own adventures while we were busy with the barracks.


Yeti, Mikael, and Raven came across a group of ghouls that attacked them…but, of course, they couldn’t get near Yeti, so their ability to attack was limited.


Apparently that doesn’t work if you palm-punch them, which Rav

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Published on June 03, 2020 05:25
Arthur Turfa Arthur Turfa's blog:

I Finished "Catfish Stew" from the SC Writers Association



    In the morning coolness, I sat on the screened porch with a mug of tea and finished this anthology. I am honored to have a poem in here.  There are many other excellent poems and works of prose here.

    The South Carolina Writers Association produces this anthology. I am a member and want to Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 03, 2020 08:37
Philip Lindskog Philip Lindskog's blog:

Top 10 books

Here is my list with the 10 best fiction books:

1. Shantaram by Gregoy David Roberts

2. War God: Night of the witch (vol.1) by Graham Hancock

3. The Descent by Jeff Long

4. The Mountain Shadow by Gregory David Roberts

5. One Hundred years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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Published on June 04, 2020 04:05
Brian  Foster Brian Foster's blog:

To be Reborn Again – explained by The Gospel According to Spiritism

[image error]Allan Kardec’s the “Gospel According to Spiritism” is an enlightening book. It fully explains what many passages really meant in the New Testament. This book is dives deeper into the foundation of Spiritism, what Jesus was trying to teach the populace of the 1st Century AD, without expl

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Published on June 03, 2020 04:28
Olaf Danielson Olaf Danielson's blog:

Late Spring on the Ranch

A picture is worth a thousand words, so here is 100 words and a lot of pictures.  Nice day on the prairie today out at Urland Ranch, in Summit South Dakota this morning, dead calm, some views from around and a couple shots up at Sica Hollow State park looking for veeries.....enjoy what i got to Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 03, 2020 14:46
Matt Vandegriff Matt Vandegriff's blog:

Trivia and Tidbits:

In the movie Star Wars, C3PO was supposedly a robot, but during that time, 1977, the field of robotics was in its infancy and there weren’t robots that could perform the actions and dialog needed.  As a result C3PO was played by an actor in a shiny suit.





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Published on May 24, 2016 22:57
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