Monthly Archives: June 2015

Big Hero 6

The Husband and I finally saw Big Hero 6!  This one is now on the to-be-added list in the movie collection.  This decision came  half way into the movie.  Even though the movie is about losing someone close to you, … Continue reading

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Celebrating 10 Years of WordPress.com & Automattic

Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
This year marks the 10th birthday of WordPress.com and our parent company, Automattic. We are proud to have served this community of millions: from writers, photographers, artists, and small and large publishers, to…

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Storms + Books = Peace

It has stormed quite a bit  here in Lexington these past few days.  Last night there was a tremendous storm around two o’clock this morning.  The thunder rumbled overhead and lightning danced in the sky. When I was little I … Continue reading

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Expanding Blogosphere

The first actual blog post for The Solar Powered Turtle is up.  The first post other than the introductory post is up that is.  Having two blogs going simultaneous feels odd to me in a way.  The knitting blog is … Continue reading

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#MondayBlogs: 6 Must-Have Tools/Apps For All The Writers And Editors Out There

Originally posted on Shannon A Thompson:
Intro: Being a writer is tough work, but there are ways to make writing easier on you. Today’s guest blogger, Ashley Sanford, is listing just some of the many tools writers can use to…

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Brave New Publishing—Amazon Testing Paying Authors by the Page

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog:
Image via Flickr Creative Commons, courtesy of Kenny Louie We live in a really strange time and technology has altered the publishing landscape into something we could never have imagined in 1999. The…

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You Might Be a Writer If…

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog:
A lot of “stuff” has been going on in my life lately. Hard stuff. Heavy stuff. The kind of stuff that just makes me want to write massacre scenes….except I am so brain…

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5 Questions to Think About When Developing Characters

Originally posted on The Write Stuff:
What do my characters want? This is what drives your characters throughout the story. If they don’t have a goal/desire, your story will be boring. Give your characters something to go after, however, and…

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5 Questions to Think About When Developing Characters

Originally posted on The Write Stuff:
What do my characters want? This is what drives your characters throughout the story. If they don’t have a goal/desire, your story will be boring. Give your characters something to go after, however, and…

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Dun Writin’—Now Whut? – 51 Identifying Your Book’s Goal (A series by Susan Uttendorfsky – Owner of Adirondack Editing)

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