Week 11: What Caught My Senses This Week

SIGHT: 

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BOOKS/ AUTHORS:

* Robert Rostein: 12 Famous Writers Who Did Time: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-rotstein/famous-authors-who-did-ti_b_3403276.html?utm_hp_ref=books

* 10 Best Books for Summer: (FYI: Bring Up the Bodies was in the running for the Women’s Fiction Prize 2013):  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/07/best-books-summer-2013-10_n_3402117.html?utm_hp_ref=books

*Penguin Book Truck- (Holds 500 books)- Mobile Bookstore: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/07/penguin-book-truck_n_3404169.html?ref=topbar

*Flavorwire- What Your Favorite Shakespeare Play Says About You: ( Evidently, I tend to sympathize with villains!)  http://flavorwire.com/394825/what-your-favorite-shakespeare-play-says-about-you

*Author Wendy Higgins Book Signing at Barnes and Noble, Sat, June 15 from 11 am-1 pm, Manassas, VA

* Sarah Cradit’s The Storm and the Darkness cover reveal- http://sarahcradit.wordpress.com/

WRITING:

* Poetry Foundation- Writing Your Own Poem-

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/learning/article/240024?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Poetryfoundationorg+Newsletter&utm_content=Poetryfoundationorg+Newsletter+CID_54778de460954abdafe7030da9581cac&utm_source=Campaign+Monitor&utm_term=The+Start+Writing+Your+Own+Poem

* The New Yorker- 8 Rules for Writing Fiction- http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/shouts/2013/06/eight-rules-for-writing-fiction.html

*Nathan Bransford- When It Feels Like You’re Never Doing Enough- http://blog.nathanbransford.com/  ***I feel like this everyday!!!

*Crissi Langwell- Writing Without Distraction- http://crissilangwell.com/2013/06/10/writing-without-distraction/

PUBLISHING: 

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* Book Hub- 25% eBook Publishing Services- http://bookhubinc.wordpress.com/2013/06/10/this-week-only-25-off-our-ebook-publishing-services/

*Book Hub- e book conversion- http://bookhubinc.wordpress.com/2013/06/12/ebook-conversion-under-170/

* Catherine, Caffeinated- How Self-Published Books Are Made- http://catherineryanhoward.com/2013/06/13/how-self-published-books-are-made-start-to-finish-part-i/#comment-31104

BLOGGING:  

* Create Blog: Lots of Great Blogging Tips: http://createblog.co/?subscribe=success#blog_subscription-2

CONTESTS/FREEBIES: 

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Kristen Lamb’s Blog- Comment on Help Me, I’m Drowning, for a chance to win…http://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/2013/06/12/help-me-im-drowning/#comment-73454

* Also, check out Kristen Lamb’s novel We Are Not Alone 

*Ascent Aspirations Print Anthology Contest- http://ascentaspirations.ca/ascentspring2013.htm

* FREE KINDLE BOOK UNTIL JUNE 16- The Ritual by Erika Dankin

FREE Online Presentation:

“How to Use Social Media & Sell More Books” –http://view.email.createspace.com/?j=ff3411717666&m=fead15707564047d74&ls=fe8d13787663057575&l=fef31775706d02&s=fec41d7376640774&jb=ffcf14&ju=fef01c747d6102&r=0

TIDBITS:

* Exploring Pixie- Give it up for the Introverts! http://exploringpixie.wordpress.com/2013/03/05/give-it-up-for-the-introverts/

* Some of my b-day gifts:

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*Patty- Photo Shoot- Tattoos- http://petitemagique.wordpress.com/2013/06/10/photo-shoot-tattoos/comment-page-1/#comment-2646

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* 50 Things Only ’80s Kids Can Understand (So many things including Garbage Pail Kids, Punky Brewster, Labryinth, She-Ra, Debbie Gibson, Trapper Keepers!) – http://worldobserveronline.com/2013/05/22/50-things-only-80s-kids-can-understand/

*Some Perspective- (This is so cool!) http://thechive.com/2013/06/09/some-perspective-10-photos/

SOUND: 

* Fall Out Boy- Light Em Up- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3YLpsHZ_dw

* Labrinth feat. Emeli Sande- Beneath Your Beautiful- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqIxCtEveG8  

*Kristen Chenoweth & Anna Kendrick- For Good- http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&feature=endscreen&v=SEdnIvnCko8

* Maggie Rose- Better- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EzQnteCqt90

*Blake Shelton- Sure Be Cool If You Did-  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXmmXAUqfd8

TASTE:

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* Caramel Ribbon Crunch Frappuccino (my free b-day drink)

* Top 5 Starbucks Secrets: http://coffeecupnews.org/top-5-starbucks-secrets/

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* B-day Ice cream Cake

TOUCH:

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* I’m really bad at this sense. If I had to lose one, clearly I’d choose this one, lol! Which reminds me of the movie “Perfect Sense” about a disease which causes the loss of senses, one by one. It’s excellent but quite sad.

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6 thoughts on “Week 11: What Caught My Senses This Week

  1. Seriously, I think this is my favorite blog post every week of everyone I follow. I feel like I get a mass overview of cool things on the internet, but I don’t have to do any work.

    You. Rock.

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