People Are Strange – a new anthology

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Maria Savva, Ben Ditmars and Maria Haskins have all previously been promoted on Reading Recommendations. These three authors are now included in a recently published anthology of stories and poetry inspired by nineteen photographs.

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People Are Strange
edited by Robert Helle
Genre: Anthology
part of the Mind’s Eye Series

12 Stories and 7 poems, inspired by 19 photographs.

We are more than what we say
And less than what we wish

Living together, separately,
United by division

Connected, disconnected
Oh, People Are Strange

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Editor:
Robert Helle is a free-lance editor who honed his skills at various newspapers, including The Daily Times in Ottawa, Illinois. As a Daily Times reporter, Bob earned a prestigious news-reporting award for his 1989 series on the plight of Viet Nam-era prisoners of war who were never found. Bob went on to serve other newspapers as a columnist and editor before turning to…

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Ah! The Writer’s Life, Right?

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The life of a writer. It’s what we all aspire to, right? But what do you envision when you think of yourself living the writer’s life? What exactly is it that makes it so appealing to us? And how close is it to the reality of being a working writer?

Many aspiring writers picture working in their pajamas, sleeping in or working late, running a schedule tailored to our own personal needs. Aspiring authors may envision book tours and readings to promote their published books, maybe even autographing copies for our fans, having strangers recognize us from our book covers. Others may see themselves traveling and attending writing events and conferences, meeting others in our field and networking. All of these are beautiful visions to have and they can be a part of what is referred to as a writer’s life. They are all worthy things to aspire to, but…

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The Final Weekly Writing Memo and a Writing Prompt

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If you aren’t interested in my update, skip to the bottom for a writing prompt.Weekly Writing MemoThe Update

As any readers who have been checking in regularly have probably noticed, I’ve been a little behind on posting these Weekly Writing Memos for the last few months. Between picking up new jobs, constant traveling, and a big move to Los Angeles from Michigan, it’s just been a struggle to keep up. Starting in December I am also going to be embarking on a project involving studying the horror film genre, as well as some new work as a part-time assistant editor for a small publishing company.

With my increasingly complicated schedule, this is going to have to be my last Weekly Writing Memo post for a while. Instead, I’m going to be cutting back to monthly memos and the first post will be sometime in December. I’ll still be doing other guests…

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The Light of Christmas

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The Light of Christmas

Julie Elizabeth Powell is a multi-genre author. In her blog she talks about the spirit of Christmas… *** Merry Christmas (or whatever you celebrate at this time of year). I’m a non-beli…

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Think The World Is ending? It Is Now!

Okay, so I’ve grabbed you in with a shamelessly clickbait title there. But I promise there’s something fabulous waiting in this post! 😉 So, yours truly has the awesome pleasure of bein…

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Think The World Is ending? It Is Now!

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Okay, so I’ve grabbed you in with a shamelessly clickbait title there. But I promise there’s something fabulous waiting in this post! 😉 So, yours truly has the awesome pleasure of being in a new apocalyptic/dystopian boxset with 13 other incredible authors. VISIONS OF THE FALL has over 1 MILLION WORDS! So you’re not going to run out of reading material any time soon – and all for just $1.99.

I know, pop your eyeballs back in, and we’ll take a closer look at the stories within. 🙂

pgp-boxsetApocalyptic/Dystopian Box Set — Complete Books Anthology — Hot New Release — Vacation Reading Package — Perfect Holiday Gift Idea — Over 1 MILLION Words of Best Fiction Writing

Due to mature content, situations and language, this collection is recommended for audiences 18+. Some stories are written in American, and some in British English. The authors have chosen to stay true…

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