It has always been my belief that hard work shouldn’t go to waste. I also believe that if something is not a good fit in one place, there’s always a place for it elsewhere. The following showcase was deemed incorrect for a magazine I submitted to, so I’m sharing it here with you. Greetings to … Continue reading Showcasing Author Clients
Welcome to my kitchen where I cook almost everything from scratch…Last week I revealed all and one of the reasons why I cook from scratch…
Sourdough bread is a lovely thing and seeing that starter bubbling and rising is a sight to behold…I read copious books and blogs and all very successful…Don’t that fool you…You may be lucky and Take 1 may be the one which is perfect and you then have a friend for life and of course, they will have a name as everyone names their sourdough starter…
I started using expensive unbleached bread flour…that bombed…eventually after much handwringing and cursing it worked…maybe it was the humidity here or the water…I read up about water and followed the guidelines, changed my flour…Trial and error…and then miraculously…It worked!
My point is do not start a sourdough starter if you are not prepared to fail…BUT when at last…
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~National Cat Lady Day!~
It does not do to dwell on dreams, …
and forget to live.
~Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone~
Blessed be my little witch. To those who came before and those who will come after, know that the Goddess is with you always. Thank you all my dear readers…be blessed. ~GrannyMoon
Dark Moon – Time to Rest
New Moon – Time to Begin New Projects; Birth; Attraction
Waxing Moon – Time to Grow; Increase
Full Moon – Time to be Fulfilled; Abundance
Waning Moon – Time to Banish; Decrease
Last Sliver of Moon – Time to Die; Letting Go
Dark Moon – Time to Rest Again
Light A Candle Today!
In many different traditions lighting a candle is a sacred action. It expresses more than words can express. It has to do with gratefulness. From time immemorial, people have lit candles in sacred places…
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How A Rooster Crows
Story 8 of Muttley Crew
By Trish Hubschman
“Cock-a-doodle-doo! Now you try it, son,” I say. “Hold your head up, back straight, chest puffed out and crow.”
Chick-a-dean takes a step back, nearly falling off the fence. I close my eyes and sigh. Teaching my grandson how to do the morning wakeup call isn’t going to be easy. He’s a bit uncoordinated. His father would have been a pro at this. I raised him that way. But he flew the coop a few years back, so now I have to work with Chick-a-dean. I love the kid, but I wish he was more like his old man, could crow like a pro.
Regaining his footing, he did what I told him, –straightened his back, held his head high, pushed his chest out, opened his beak and…Cock-a-ploosh.
“Oops,” Chick-a-dean says. “I didn’t do so…
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Good #SocialMediaMonday to you All.
Just a bit ago, author Annie Chiappetta stopped by with an announcement about her latest book. Now, here’s author and artist Lynda McKinney Lambert with a sweet post which also features Annie.
I was taking the day off on Saturday and missed this post, so here it is now for your enjoyment.
I must say, it does my heart good to see my clients sharing one another’s work.
Saturday Stopover is a special feature that celebrates people and places that you will really enjoy learning about. Presented by Lynda McKinney Lambert, owner of Walking by Inner Vision Blog.
Today special guest is an interview and poetry reading podcast – by Lisa Tomey on her Prolific Pulse Poetry Podcast. She is interviewing Annie Chiappetta, author.
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Hi Audible book subscribers and story lovers — Check out this new release, A String of Stories From the Heart to the Future © by Ann Chiappetta.
Also available In e-book and print (182 pages) from Amazon and other online sellers.
About A String of Stories
A demon deer and a ghost cat. Sibling rivalry and sexual awakening. Self-image and self-confidence. The chance for an off-worlder to breathe free at last on a new planet. Those are just some of the diverse themes of these notable stories. Once you step inside the author’s world, you cannot emerge unmoved.
You can find all my audible titles here: https://tinyurl.com/28jf76eu
For more about Ann and her books, Visit www.annchiappetta.com
Face Book: Annie Chiappetta
This is Patty L. Fletcher and Prince Edward, A.K.A. Sweet Eddy reporting live and in person from the Great and Powerful Chair!
Sweet Eddy and I have discovered our chair is indeed enchanted. “What’s that? Oh, you’ve not heard of the Great and Powerful Chair? I suppose, I should really start at the beginning of the tale. So, grab your favorite morning brew, find yourself a comfortable reading nest and I’ll tell you a story.
Once upon a long ago, there was a lady who had an old, dilapidated recliner. This old thing had for quite some time, served her well. She had snuggled babies, cats, and even Labradors in this old warn out chair but sadly, its loving comforting life was coming to an end.
The footstool was starting to get hung when the lady tried to lift it up or put it down, the back springs…
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by Marlene Mesot
It takes courage to try something new. Stepping out in faith is like being led by someone else as if you were walking blind. When people attend a disability sensitivity training and try walking blindfolded with a cane, it is an eye opening experience. In order to do this, you must trust your guide implicitly, believing that your welfare and safety is his or her top priority at that moment.
Walking by faith takes this kind of trust too. We cannot see God or His perfect intentions for us. We must step out blindly and reach for His hand, trusting that He will guide us. Another more common example, such as being pushed in a manual wheelchair through a hospital corridor, or into an elevator, takes this same kind of trust. Every time you are a passenger in someone else’s vehicle, that person…
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Ever Lost in the Moment
The scorching wind roared angrily across the jagged peaks above.
The thundering waves pounded the steep cliffs below.
Standing with bare toes clinging to the rocks, naked in the fading day.
Faces moist with the ocean spray.
The sunset a ball of fiery molten liquid melting into the churning sea.
He, seeing her there, dangerously close to the edge.
She, breathing the dank salty air.
Her ebony hair streaming long and beautiful round her there.
He, drinking her in, his senses catching fire with want and desire,
she, like a deer, sensing danger in the wind, felt him there.
Turning to him her mouth parting in a gorgeous smile, they stood,
the only sound the roaring of the wind, pounding of the waves,
and song of the gulls. Their hearts beat as one. In perfect time with the rhythmic sea, they knew, they would be…
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Visit with a Friend
By: Phyllis Staton Campbell
Taken from Hobbies and Such
Edgar Guest said it, old friends are best, and although this isn’t strictly true, there is certainly something in it. There’s nothing like a visit with friends that you know so intimately, that you can predict exactly what is going to happen next in their lives. We can ignore these friends for years, yet when we go back to them, they’re waiting, warm, thought provoking, sometimes inspiring, just as they were the day we met them. They are always there at our beck and call; they ask nothing of us; they never judge us, they never change.
Recently, I visited one of those old friends. I first got to know her when I was about ten-years-old when confined to the school infirmary with some childhood plague, possibly measles. Anyhow, she marched in via a Braille volume, that…
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Good morning to all.
Here at Tell-It-To-The-World Marketing (Author, Blogger, Business Assist) where we support talented authors, as well as successful business owners in their marketing, by marrying social media, with more traditional approaches, the goal is to help the client market their Book, Blog, or Business to the absolute best of their ability.
One of the best ways for me to do this, is to share tips with my clients, so that they can define the services I provide them, to better meet their needs.
It is my belief that an author should have all the information concerning the marketing of their books so they can make the correct decisions according to their goals.
With that thought in mind each day, I work to find the best information I can to help those I work with do just that.
Today, whilst scrolling through the multitude of blog posts I…
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