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#MondayMeme – #MondayBlogs

The Write Stuff

Getting a bit late in this busy, busy day, but here are a few smiles for you.
Might be you need them more now than you did this morning!
😀


Thank you, Jim Butcher!
(Harry Who???)

And there you go!
Hope you found at least a chuckle or two in the group.
I’m partial to, leaning toward, in favor of the last one, myself.
😀

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Is Reading Still Popular?

Legends of Windemere

Anybody remember the phrase ‘Reading is Fundamental’?  First, I didn’t realize it was a nonprofit child literacy organization founded in 1966.  Thought it was saying used in Public Service Announcements.  In fact, I used to think it was connected to this blast from the past:

I watched this show religiously as a child.  At least when I wasn’t reading.  I remember my school would do an MS Reading Contest and the winner got a free personal pizza from Pizza Hut.  Several times, I need to get an extra form because I ran out of slots to write down what I read.  Some days, I would have a pile of books and just read through them for the day.  We’re talking elementary age, so there were books like ‘Wayside School is Falling Down’, ‘Encyclopedia Brown’, “Incognito Mosquito’, Choose-Your-Own-Adventures, ‘Bunnicula’, and a ton of nonfiction stuff on animals and dinosaurs.  Many of…

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Where You Go – Stream of Consciousness Saturday #SoCS

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Where you go

And what you do

Is entirely

Up to you.

Worry not

What others

Might think.

It’s your choice,

So choose.

It’s your life;

Live it.

It’s your story;

Write it.


This post is part of the Stream of Consciousness Saturday prompt, “where”:

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS August 10/19


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Infographic: Writing tips from famous authors

Nicholas C. Rossis

Ages ago, I shared with you some of J.K. Rowling’s writing tips. Today, I’m sharing some more great tips from 12 famous authors. I hope they help inspire your writing! Many thanks to Lucy Benton for sharing it with me.

Note: right-click the image, open in a new tab, and click inside to enlarge it if you can’t see it properly.

Infographic writing tips | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's book

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