Staying Young (Adults and Teens)

Morris Award

ala.org - *Beginning in February 2017, YALSA will launch the new Teen Book Finder Database, which will be a one-stop shop for finding selected lists and award winners.  Users will be able to search this free...

Army Blocks Drilling of Dakota Access Oil Pipeline

Shared by Mimi Cross

nytimes.com - President-elect Donald J. Trump, however, has taken a different view of the project and said as recently as last week that he supported finishing the 1,170-mile pipeline, which crosses four states ...

Obamacare Wasn’t a Radical Change. But Trumpcare Certainly Will Be.

Shared by John T Marohn

newrepublic.com - Obamacare guaranteed certain benefits that insurers must provide and extended insurance coverage to about 20 million people through its Medicaid expansion, private marketplaces for individuals, and...

How to Write a Novel Synopsis: 5 Tips (Guest Post by Chuck Sambuchino)

firstnovelsclub.com - (This column excerpted from GUIDE TO LITERARY AGENTS, from Writer’s Digest Books.) I’ve never met a single person who liked writing a synopsis. Seriously—not one. But still, synopses are a necessar...

56 Writing Contests in December 2016 - No entry fees

publishedtodeath.blogspot.com - The end of the year is always marked by a substantial number of writing contests. This December there are poetry, manuscript, short story and essay contests in every genre. None of these contests c...

Rebecca Ryals Russell

Writer of MG/YA Dark Fantasy; Blogger for Writers; Vacation Rental Entrepreneur; Mommy of 4 and Wife

Luisa Valenzuela, The Art of Fiction No. 170

Shared by IP Awards

theparisreview.org - Luisa Valenzuela, the oldest daughter of a prominent Argentine writer, Luisa Mercedes Levinson, was born in Buenos Aires in 1938. The Levinson home was a gathering place for Argentina’s literary co...

Mother's Day Magic

barnesandnoble.com - I 'm very lucky to have the indulgence of time and space to enable me to write. I took a sabbatical from work to accompany my partner on his bucket list travels and adventures, and never went back....

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