Writing Prompt # 25

Congratulations!

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Give yourself a pat on the back. (Yes, really. You did it!) We’ve made it through January together. Thanks for being here, and contributing. Each and every one of you. I appreciate all the hard work. Dedication. Persistence. And perseverance.

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So as a nod to your writer self, today we will be writing about our workspace. The one place where we can sit down and as Nike put it, Just Do it! (Write.) So from wherever you are right now, grab a pen and paper and just write!

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Writing Prompt # 24

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Before there were touch screens on cell phones, or ipads, or all the other electronic gadgets we carry around today, there was something else more primordial and innate.

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The sense of touch. Need to connect.

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Now, go forth and create. (W.P.# 24 Remember a touch.)

Help Raise Awareness for Ray

Hey Gang,

I just wanted to share a thank you note I received from Ray’s wife, Rhian. Thanks for the support. Visit his site, give whatever you can and keep him and his family in your prayers.

Remember, every little bit counts.

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Thank you all for the kind wishes and thoughts as we battle this beast together.

I am Rhian, Ray’s wife, and I created a GoFundMe page for Ray as we battle this baseball-sized brain tumor.  Please have a look and share if possible.  He is offering artwork and other great gifts through this site and through his Etsy.  Links are in the FundMe page.

http://www.gofundme.com/rayferrer

Please if you can at least share out on all social media and help raise awareness.

Thank you so much!!

Rhian


Regards,
Ray Ferrer – Artist
Website / Blog (60,000+ followers): http://www.ArtistRay.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Ray_Artist
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/urbanwallart
Instagram:  http://instagram.com/artist_rayferrer
LinkedIn:  http://www.linkedin.com/pub/ray-ferrer/71/935/148

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Brain Tumor Diagnosis….

Give Your Support. Please check out this post if you are an art love, fan or just someone who has enjoyed Ray’s work for a while…My heart goes out to his friends and family, please people do or give whatever you can.

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Hi Friends and Fans of Ray! This is his wife, Rhian Ferrer….
Tuesday morning I found Ray in bed having a seizure (he has never had one before) I brought him to the hospital and he is stable but has a massive baseball sized tumor in/on his brain.  He will be undergoing surgeries, radiation and chemo therapy in the upcoming months.  

I have set up a Go Fund Me page for Ray.

Here is the link. http://www.gofundme.com/rayferrer

Please share and be sure to check out the links on the page, including the Etsy link where you can get get great art prints of his that will also help contribute!

From the bottom of our hearts, we thank you and our family thanks you. He holds his fans in such high regards and will be updating everyone as things progress.

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Writing Prompt # 20

Most women walk around with huge bags that seem to hold the world. Pretend that you’re someone else, open someone’s bag and see what you discover.

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Describe the contents of someone’s purse or wallet.

Or (if you’re a woman) consider going through a guy’s wallet. What is it that he holds dear? Is it something that would be easy to discover?

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Writing Prompt # 19

If you like in the Caribbean, or Brazil, or New Orleans, then your initial take on Carnivals might be something like this:

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And well believe me if you idea of fun is dancing in the streets, talking to friends and enjoying music, then I’m sure you in for a lot of fun and excitement.

If however, you don’t mind curling up with a good book, or movie or whatever else is handy then you wouldn’t mind going to something like this:

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What can I say? I was really into Ray Bradbury’s books as a kid, not to mention Mister Stephen King. Anyhow, your task if you choose to accept it, is to write about

Carnivals, whichever one holds your fancy. Do your best. Or worst.

First Site Guide

Help with blogging. Take a look!

Elaine Jeremiah

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Hi all. I’m pleased to be able to share with you the link to a site that’s really useful for first time bloggers.

It’s free and has a wealth of information on blogging, with articles detailing all you need to know about setting up your very own blog for the first time.

I’ve had a look at it and it seems really helpful. I would definitely recommend you take a look for yourselves, particularly if you’ve just started a blog or if you’re considering starting one. But even if you aren’t new to the blogging game, there’s a lot of helpful information about targeting your blog to your audience, to the people you want to reach and even tips on how to make money from your blog.

So why not check it out? The site can be found here: http://firstsiteguide.com/blogging-intro/

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New Science Fiction Magazine

Are you a writer? Sci Fi buff? Or just another enthusiast, then check out Nonlocal Science Fiction Magazine!

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What is Nonlocal Science Fiction

Nonlocal Science Fiction is a quarterly digital magazine featuring short stories and serials from emerging science fiction authors from around the world. The first issue launches on March 14th!

Who is Nonlocal Science Fiction

Nonlocal Science Fiction is published by 33rd Street Digital Press, a new independent digital publishing company owned and operated by Daniel J. Dombrowski.

What makes Nonlocal Science Fiction different? 

Built from the ground up to function as a dynamic digital publication, Nonlocal partners with its authors directly and offers them a share of the profits from the sale of the magazine rather than a per-word rate that minimizes the value of a story submission.

Nonlocal involves its authors in a comprehensive digital marketing campaign which benefits the authors directly both by increasing sales and by giving independent authors valuable marketing knowledge and experience.

Why is Nonlocal Science Fiction doing…

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Writing Prompt # 16

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So many stories today are about journey and adventure, I should know, my female protagonist for the Way of the Seer, Brandy was one such folk. Someone always on the lookout for the next best thing. But what she failed to realize was that there was always something there, here. All she had to do, was look.

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So take a trip down memory lane, invent some strange adventure for your protagonist, or whatever else you will. But have him or her realize that the only the place she (or he) has to be, is right here. In essence,

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Write about staying.