Becoming Mindful in Place Writing Workshop

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Writing Workshop: Becoming Mindful in Place

2 Comments 17 April 2015

Are you interested in slowing down and developing a deeper creative process and writing life? Becoming mindful of the places that surround you is a great beginning. Let this workshop guide and inspire.

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Loki Goodness Campaign 5

3 Comments 17 April 2015

Is Loki all bad? The Loki Goodness Campaign is an amusing bid to answer that "no." And a publicist is on the case to change his public image.

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Rumors of water

Blog, Books, Rumors of Water, writer's group resources, Writing Tips

Top 10 Reasons to Re-Read ‘Rumors of Water’

6 Comments 16 April 2015

What's your favorite writing book? LW Lindquist says it's time to re-read Rumors of Water and has 10 great quotes to tell you why.

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Shakespeare Sonnet 104

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The Shakespeare Files: Sonnet 104 (Annotated)

2 Comments 15 April 2015

The Shakespeare Files is a collection of annotations and exclamations on the poetry of William Shakespeare. Today, it's Shakespeare's Sonnet 104.

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Authors & Bloggers: Delicious Promotion Via WordCandy

1 Comment 14 April 2015

Authors and bloggers, now you can get the most delicious, lasting, beautiful promotion opportunity. And a chance to hang out with Mark Twain and Amy Tan.

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Poets and Poems: Daniel Bowman Jr.’s “A Plum Tree in Leatherstocking Country”

1 Comment 14 April 2015

"A Plum Tree in Leatherstocking Country" by Daniel Bowman a beautiful collection, poems of quiet, reflection, and memory.

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Golf and Greens Photo Play

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Photo Play: Golf & Greens

14 Comments 13 April 2015

Golf & Greens Photo Play is an invitation to capture the picturesque landscape of rolling fairways, water features, and neatly manicured greens. Join us!

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Tragedy and Comedy: Why We Love Them, What’s the Point

4 Comments 10 April 2015

Why read tragedy or comedy—or bother to write either one? Psychology and neurology suggest they can change our lives, make us more empathetic, and help us cope.

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Top 10 Chicken Poems

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Top Ten Chicken Poems

8 Comments 09 April 2015

If Google search is any indication, the world is looking for chicken poetry. Here are 10 chicken poems to make the search easier. (Or at least more fun.)

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International Quilt Study Center & Museum

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Literary Tour: International Quilt Study Center & Museum, Lincoln, NE

4 Comments 08 April 2015

Discover the way a quilt can speak to the identity of a person and a community in this tour of the International Quilt Study Center & Museum in Lincoln, NE.

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Poets and Poems: Tania Pryputniewicz and “November Butterfly”

3 Comments 07 April 2015

"November Butterfly" by Tania Pryputniewicz does what often only poetry can do – rework a familiar subject into a different (and intriguing) understanding.

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golf & greens

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Golf & Greens: Playlist and Poetry Prompt

24 Comments 06 April 2015

Once you catch the scent of chlorophyll on the breeze, warmer days aren't far behind. It's time to celebrate with an all-new playlist & poetry prompt!

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Read for Fun—Reading Yourself into the Story

12 Comments 03 April 2015

Where and how do you read for fun? As part of the growing #read4fun conversation on Twitter, Lakin Easterling shares her secrets for reading for fun.

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A More Beautiful Question

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A More Beautiful Question: Taking the Brain Off High Alert

13 Comments 02 April 2015

What if we took our brains off 'high alert' and thought long enough to develop an original idea? Our discussion of A More Beautiful Question concludes today.

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Fairy Tale & Fantasy

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Fairy Tale & Fantasy Playlist and Prompt


Our new Fairy Tale & Fantasy Playlist and Prompt is a fantastical journey to the kingdom of make-believe. Listen along and write a storybook poem with us.

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