Monthly Archives: January 2013

Mustang Sally, Papa Hemingway, and a case of Key West karaoke gone wrong

These two drunk girls and one well-dressed guy come into this bar… photo credit: Stig Nygaard via photopin cc Could have been a great joke, but it turned out to be one of the two most memorable karaoke events I’ve ever … Continue reading

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Big fish? Little fish? Whale?

photo credit: trollhare via photopin cc photo credit: Phil’s 1stPix via photopin cc OR photo credit: Michael Dawes via photopin cc How are your goals shaping up for 2013? Are you aiming to be the big fish in the little … Continue reading

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Jealousy – Do you slay the green-eyed monster OR do you offer it a chair and break out the milk and cookies?

photo credit: ruminatrix via photopin cc “Envy can be a positive motivator. Let it inspire you to work harder for what you want” – Robert Bringle “Yet he was jealous, though he did not show it, For jealousy dislikes the world to … Continue reading

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Multi-media Ebook – Rich Fabric anthology

The ebook, Rich Fabric, is live! It includes short stories, memoirs, historical essays, color photographs, quotes, and links to music with videos. The anthology focuses on the culture, symbolism and tradition of quilting. And, all profits are donated to the … Continue reading

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Venture Galleries features Josephine: Red Dirt and Whiskey

Josephine is featured on Venture Galleries. The title of the feature is “Too Many Secrets,” and also features Breathe by Elena Dillon. Thanks to Caleb Pirtle III! I hope you will click on over and read about both novels there, … Continue reading

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6 Easy Ways to Boost Your Creativity

photo credit: DUCKofD3ATH via photopin cc 6 Easy Ways to Boost Creativity 1. Reward Curiosity Follow your curiosity. Use Google and Bing to find out about your interests. Follow the rabbit trail for a bit (use a timer to keep … Continue reading

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Blog Hop – The Next Big Thing

A blog hop? Yep, The Next Big Thing Blog Hop landed here 🙂 What is a blog hop? Basically, it’s a way readers can discover new authors. It gives us (writes and readers) another way to connect. Here, you’ll have … Continue reading

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Kicking Down the Door and Playing Air Guitar

Today is my birthday. Today is also the first day of a brand new year. I love new beginnings. I love the possibility, the potential, the creative energy that abounds. I’m tapping into it, singing The Beatles’ “Happy Birthday” … … Continue reading

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