Frozen Memories

 

Cody Lasseter

                           Frozen Memories  by Cody Lasseter

I park my car across from the house, looking for any signs of movement, but all the lights are off and the lawn is overgrown. Taking one last drag from my cigarette, I step out of the car and pull my hood over my head. I toss the cigarette on the cool ground, letting the raindrops extinguish it. I step in between the potholes on the old paved road, all of which are filled with water. My stomach drops as I reach the driveway, and I realize that the old tire swing isn’t in the big oak tree anymore. Continue reading

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Authors Sell Your Book to Libraries

 Authors Sell Your Book to Libraries

Thank you Steve Harrison.

Authors sell your book to libraries. It can be very profitable for both parties. The libraries get the content they need and you can actually boost your Amazon sales through selling your book to libraries….especially Ebooks! Continue reading

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Brexit Trump and Right Wing Populism

Right Wing

Originally published as “No Tea Party Brexit Trump and the KKK” on the Huffington Post by Samuel C. Spitale

Brexit represents a growing trend in worldwide populist movements that threaten to undermine democracy, both in Europe and in the U.S.In the U.K., a small, wealthy, white, rightwing upper class has deliberately stoked its country’s xenophobia into a belligerent nationalism that now threatens its very existence Continue reading

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Authors’ Super URLs and Amazon Links

Amazon

Amazon

Originally published on www.gwendolynkiste.com as “How Writers Ruin their Amazon Links Yes You Probably Do It Too.”
What is the connection between authors’ super URLs and Amazon links?
Thank you Gwendolyn Kiste for this amazingly useful tutorial on how to “tweak” your Amazon link for better results for your publicity, book sales and standing with Amazon. Continue reading

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Under the Affluence by Tim Wise

Under the Affluence

 

 “Under the Affluence: Shaming the Poor, Praising the Rich and Sacrificing the Future of America” by Tim Wise-
from timwise.org

“Tim Wise is one of the great public moralists in America today. In his bracing new book, Under the Affluence, he brilliantly engages the roots and ramifications of radical inequality in our nation, carefully detailing the heartless war against the poor and the swooning addiction to the rich that exposes the moral sickness at the heart of our culture. Continue reading

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Easter Uprising 1916 and Henry James

Dublin

Easter Uprising 1916 and Henry James

 Easter Uprising 1916 and Henry James is excerpted from On Ireland, the Easter Uprising and Henry James’ “The Princess Casamassim” – the London Review of Books

About the London Review of Books

Since 1979, the London Review of Books has stood up for the tradition of the literary and intellectual essay in English. Each issue contains up to 15 long reviews and essays by academics, writers and journalists. There are also shorter art and film reviews, as well as poems and a lively letters page. Continue reading

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Ethiopian Foods and Drinks For Your Taste, Pleasure and Good Health

Ethiopian Dishes

Getty Ambau has done it again.

The author of the acclaimed young adult fiction series of Desta books (a fourth installment in the series is underway) and of Four Pillars for Your Health, Longevity and Good Looks introduces us to the richness, splendor and goodness of the cuisine of his native Ethiopia in this latest addition to his library of books about nutrition Continue reading

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