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Gut Instinct: A New Image Of Human Nature

Gut Instinct: A New Image Of Human Nature | International Authors, Books, Resources for Authors, and more | Scoop.it

Join us exploring a new Gut Psychology in the book "What's Behind Your Belly Button? A Psychological Perspective of the Intelligence of Human Nature and Gut Instinct". This book is inspirational, with a positive view of humanity and a new image of human nature in an exploration of gut feelings and instincts.

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Interview with writer Sharla Lee Shults

Interview with writer Sharla Lee Shults | International Authors, Books, Resources for Authors, and more | Scoop.it

"Hello Sharla, I want to thank you first of all for your readiness to be part of this interview and permit me to publish it on my blog. I did choose you because I have heard of you before and would would like for other people to know you and your writing better." ~Raani York


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Sharla Shults's curator insight, August 28, 2013 5:52 PM

Thank you, Raani, for this wonderful opportunity to share writing tips/ventures with others. It is through opportunities, such as yours, that each of us can share our knowledge and experiences while learning from others at the same time.

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Follow Your Dream | The Write Room Blog

Follow Your Dream | The Write Room Blog | International Authors, Books, Resources for Authors, and more | Scoop.it

I couldn’t believe it! There I was in the third row, center seat of the greatest concert of my dreams. Barry Manilow took center stage and belted out all his famous hits. My wonderful, thoughtful husband purchased these tickets as a surprise; not for a birthday or anniversary—but, for no reason at all. His love was the only impetus.


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Featured @ The Write Room Blog: Follow Your Dream by author Cynthia B. Ainsworthe

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Be Observant by Salvatore Buttaci | The Write Room Blog

Be Observant by Salvatore Buttaci | The Write Room Blog | International Authors, Books, Resources for Authors, and more | Scoop.it

Such a simple bit of advice that sadly not too many take. Being observant means being aware of the world around us, not merely in the sense of knowing world affairs but more importantly, being aware of how we can enrich our everyday lives.


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The Write Room Blog features Be Observant by Salvatore Buttaci |We should all learn to be more observant!

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God Hates a Coward by R.L. Cherry | The Write Room Blog

God Hates a Coward by R.L. Cherry | The Write Room Blog | International Authors, Books, Resources for Authors, and more | Scoop.it

On the Write Room Blog God Hates a Coward by R.L. Cherry | …I have oft enjoyed the board game Risk. ...to win you must eliminate all of your opponents…. Often there is a point where you must decide to risk either wiping out another player…or weakening yourself so much that another player will be able to easily destroy you. If you act too soon…you will fail and lose. If you hesitate too long, you…again lose. It is a matter of wisely assessing the options then taking an educated gamble. However. . .


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The Man in Red By Micki Peluso | The Write Room Blog

The Man in Red By Micki Peluso | The Write Room Blog | International Authors, Books, Resources for Authors, and more | Scoop.it

Read The Man in Red By Micki Peluso at The Write Room Blog | When I was born my mother divorced from my father, who was fighting in World War II, and moved us from North Carolina to Texas. It appears as if she was running from something since all her family lived in North Carolina. But, what?


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WHEN A STROKE IS MORE THAN A STROKE by Linda Hales | The Write Room Blog

WHEN A STROKE IS MORE THAN A STROKE by Linda Hales | The Write Room Blog | International Authors, Books, Resources for Authors, and more | Scoop.it

Let me tell you about a young woman of thirty-two who had everything to live for.  Tammy had a career she loved and was engaged to Nick, a handsome police officer who professed that she was the love of his life.  She was the picture of good health and met each day with boundless energy.  Well then, just imagine this.  Tammy arose for work one morning, showered and made her bed only to turn down the covers and get back in.  This is a story about feeling good one moment and never feeling the same again.  It’s the story of a devastating event that occurred on March 5th, 1998 and changed her life forever.


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No one should ever have to endure the loss of a child...but it happens. Prayerful thoughts go out to you, Linda Hales, even after so many years. The pain never stops but the memories live on. Hugs, my friend!

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Having Integrity To Live Out Your Core Values | The Write Room Blog

Having Integrity To Live Out Your Core Values | The Write Room Blog | International Authors, Books, Resources for Authors, and more | Scoop.it

Having Integrity To Live Out Your Core Values by Ives Johnson | What are your core values? Core values help guide you in your daily life. . .There are a lot of core values but let’s just look at one. . .integrity. Integrity is a big word. It’s nebulous. . .Sometimes our words don’t match our actions. Integrity. Yes, it’s a funny little BIG word.


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Chicken Soup by Kenneth Weene | The Write Room Blog

Chicken Soup by Kenneth Weene | The Write Room Blog | International Authors, Books, Resources for Authors, and more | Scoop.it

The Write Room Blog features a humorous story Chicken Soup by author Kenneth Weene.

 

“What a pain in the ass.”

 

Trudy put her iPhone back into her pocketbook. It wasn’t much of an expletive or very loud, but coming from the lips of my wife it was enough to make me look up from my snack, a piece of Trudy’s latest chocolate-pecan pie, and ask, “What is, Dear?”


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How Building an Orphanage Refreshed the Writing Lessons I Learned from Hollywood. By T. R. Heinan, author of L’immortalité: Madame Lalaurie and the Voodoo Queen | The Write Room Blog

How Building an Orphanage Refreshed the Writing Lessons I Learned from Hollywood. By T. R. Heinan, author of L’immortalité: Madame Lalaurie and the Voodoo Queen | The Write Room Blog | International Authors, Books, Resources for Authors, and more | Scoop.it

How Building an Orphanage Refreshed the Writing Lessons I Learned from Hollywood. By T. R. Heinan, author of L’immortalité: Madame Lalaurie and the Voodoo Queen | I still work six days a week keeping an orphanage in operation. Fiction is a streetcar I’m glad I decided to ride and, hopefully, my work with homeless, abandoned and abused kids will, in the end, be my trolley pass to the Elysian Fields.


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Amazon.com: The Voice of Faerie: Making Any Tarot Deck Into An Elven Oracle (9781492151760): The Silver Elves: Books

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An Elven Game of Rhymes: Book Two of the Magical Poems of Zardoa Silverstar

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View the 2nd book of poems by Zardoa Silverstarpublished by the Silver Elves, An Elven Game of Rhymes: Book Two of the Magical Poems of Zardoa Silverstar.
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New Release by the Silver Elves!
"An Elven Game of Rhymes" is book 2 of the poems of Zardoa Silverstar. Most of these poems in this current volume were inspired by the ancient Elven Poetry Game that Zardoa Silverstar created.

 

The Elven Poem Game goes like this: An elf writes a poem & another elf takes one line from that poem and creates another poem from it, & then the first elf takes a different line from that new poem & creates another poem, & so forth...

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The Write Room Blog | The Write Room Blog

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30 authors come together to share writing on this unique blog. Come join us!

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The Evolving Communal Mind by Martha Love | The Write Room Blog

The Evolving Communal Mind by Martha Love | The Write Room Blog | International Authors, Books, Resources for Authors, and more | Scoop.it

The Evolving Communal Mind by Martha Love | We may hear some people complain that our propensity toward using social networking and cell phones, particularly when we are in a public or social situation, are signs that we modern humans are a bunch of disassociated people who don’t know how to sit in the same room together and relate to each other anymore.


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Could our need to socially connect be motivating us to evolve toward developing telepathy as a species?

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A Writing Perspective from the Other Side of the Fence: A Guest Post by Dan O’Brien | The Write Room Blog

A Writing Perspective from the Other Side of the Fence: A Guest Post by Dan O’Brien | The Write Room Blog | International Authors, Books, Resources for Authors, and more | Scoop.it

Life as a writer can be hard some times. Success is elusive; fans shift as often as a summer wind. Yet, we persevere, writing into the late hours of the night and waking in the early hours of the morning to log the hours and enter, for a time, the worlds we create.


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At The Write Room Blog is A Writing Perspective from the Other Side of the Fence: A Guest Post by Dan O’Brien |

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If You Love Me… by Marta Merajver-Kurlat | The Write Room Blog

If You Love Me… by Marta Merajver-Kurlat | The Write Room Blog | International Authors, Books, Resources for Authors, and more | Scoop.it

If you love me, do not clip my wings. Let me soar high up in the sky of my youth before the twilight dims the sun. Fear not for me. You carried me inside you. Now your sweet voice, a shield against venom-dipped spears, dwells in me.


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True inspiration in the writing of If You Love Me… by Marta Merajver-Kurlat |

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My Fairest Cape by Maggie Tideswell | The Write Room Blog

My Fairest Cape by Maggie Tideswell | The Write Room Blog | International Authors, Books, Resources for Authors, and more | Scoop.it

My Fairest Cape by Maggie Tideswell | South Africa’s ‘Mother City’ was described by Sir Francis Drake as ‘the fairest Cape in all the circumference of the earth’. Dominated by Table Mountain, the tip of South Africa has attracted seafarers since the 16th century and is today one of the top tourist destinations.

 

Since the arrival of the first colonists in 1652 with Jan van Riebeeck, the Cape has had its fair share of miscreants, crimes and wrongful deaths. It is small wonder that many hauntings have been reported over the years. As I am a paranormal romance writer, these unexplained events are of great interest.


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A time of war and a time of faith: a true story by Jon Magee | The Write Room Blog

A time of war and a time of faith: a true story by Jon Magee | The Write Room Blog | International Authors, Books, Resources for Authors, and more | Scoop.it

A time of war and a time of faith: a true story by Jon McGee | The words I have written are just one part of a true story. My wife, Joan, and I were the young couple starting married life in Cyprus 40 years ago as a military coup and Turkish invasion transformed the lives of so many irrespective of their national background. Not everyone survived.


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FUKK, Dead-Ringers and Wilmer McLean by Anne Sweazy Kulju | The Write Room Blog

FUKK, Dead-Ringers and Wilmer McLean by Anne Sweazy Kulju | The Write Room Blog | International Authors, Books, Resources for Authors, and more | Scoop.it

FUKK, Dead-Ringers and Wilmer McLean by Anne Sweazy Kulju | People often ask what I do for a living. Generally, I tell them I kill people–or else I’m thinking of killing people. Once, I even slaughtered an entire team of draft horses! That was colorful. But again, it’s a generality. Specifically, I am an untimid, unapologetic, wise-assed author of historical fiction adventures. Why this genre? Read MORE @ The Write Room!


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Sharla Shults's curator insight, September 12, 2013 5:32 PM

Did she make this up? You decide. . . As for me, I absolutely love historical fiction! Great article, Anne!

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Life’s Lessons by Rosemary “Mamie” Adkins | The Write Room Blog

Life’s Lessons by Rosemary “Mamie” Adkins | The Write Room Blog | International Authors, Books, Resources for Authors, and more | Scoop.it

Today's guest post focuses on Life’s Lessons by Rosemary “Mamie” Adkins| What is the purpose of life if not for the love of our children and how we prepare them to become strong, positive role models for the next generations to come? Isn’t it our inherent responsibility to shape the hearts and minds of our little ones to ensure that the mark we leave on them will pass solid values onto their own children?


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Rosemary "Mamie" Adkins is the author of Extraordinary Dreams of an Ireland Traveler and Reflections of Mamie.

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The Quality of Mercy by D. M. Pirrone | The Write Room Blog

The Quality of Mercy by D. M. Pirrone | The Write Room Blog | International Authors, Books, Resources for Authors, and more | Scoop.it

The Quality of Mercy by D. M. Pirrone | “It wasn’t supposed to be this way,” Sarah said. The breeze that ruffled her hair smelled of lilacs and cut grass. The gardeners must have gotten here early. At the edge of her field of vision, a scattering of fresh earth made a dark smudge amid the green. A flicker of movement from the same spot caught her eye—hold your horses, she thought—but mostly she ignored it.


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The Tragedy of Puppy Mills in the U.S. and How You Can Help by Trish Jackson | The Write Room Blog

The Tragedy of Puppy Mills in the U.S. and How You Can Help by Trish Jackson | The Write Room Blog | International Authors, Books, Resources for Authors, and more | Scoop.it

Today at The Write Room Blog is author Trish Jackson & Purdy featuring The Tragedy of Puppy Mills in the U.S. and How You Can Help | If you love animals, you have probably stopped at a pet store to pet the adorable puppies and kittens. Sadly, very often these are the progeny of puppy mill parents that live in appalling conditions, where the owners are only concerned with making money and have no empathy for the dogs they use for breeding.


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The Trouble with the Joneses – A Harry Patterson short by Stuart Carruthers | The Write Room Blog

The Trouble with the Joneses – A Harry Patterson short by Stuart Carruthers | The Write Room Blog | International Authors, Books, Resources for Authors, and more | Scoop.it

“Oi that hurt. Stop it you crazy cow.”

 

That one was an orange onyx ashtray and it bounced off my shoulder before leaving a hole in the grass. Any higher and I’d have been lying spark out on the garden I was standing on.

 

It all started a week before when I got called into my editor’s office after a few weeks of reporting on Christmas nativity scenes.

“Harry, Joe ‘Jawbreaker’ Jones, has been nicked, go and cover his trial and the impact on the community. Take Max with you for the photos when the trial ends.”

 

“Yes boss.”

 

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Stuart Carruthers was born in England, where he lived until 2005 when he decided to sell everything and move to Taiwan because “no one he knew had ever been there”. Several years later he married and had two children. He’s written 2 short stories about Harry in Hong Kong which can be found at: www.amazon.com/...

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The Evolving Communal Mind by Martha Love | The Write Room Blog

The Evolving Communal Mind by Martha Love | The Write Room Blog | International Authors, Books, Resources for Authors, and more | Scoop.it
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Is #Social #Networking helping humans evolve to become #Telepathic? Is the #Internet changing who you are? Will it change humanity? Join the conversation in The Write Room Blog.

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Elven Silver: The Irreverent Faery Tales of Zardoa Silverstar

Elven Silver: The Irreverent Faery Tales of Zardoa Silverstar | International Authors, Books, Resources for Authors, and more | Scoop.it
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You will find within this book a western, a detective story, parodies of popular movie and television characters, and re-imaginings of traditional fairy tales all told from an elven point of view in Zardoa’s wry irreverent pixie style.

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The Magical Elven Love Letters, Volume 1: The Silver Elves: 9781470134143: Amazon.com: Books

The Magical Elven Love Letters, Volume 1

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Beautiful letters! Inspiring and uplifting and a glimpse into the magical world of the elves.!

 

"The Magical Elven Love Letters, Volume 1, is composed of the letters that were written by the Silver Elves and sent out via snail mail beginning in 1979 and until the mid nineties before the awakening of the internet. They were written to encourage elves to awaken to their Elfin nature, to be true to their individual destiny, and to embrace their starry heritage. They are filled with Elven Philosophy and observe the world from the point of view of the Elves, which is often quite unique from how most people view and experience the world; and their unique Elven Philosophy of Magic that is often similar and yet distinct from traditional theories and methods of magic." 

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