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A very special thank you.

I want to send a very special thank you to all the wonderful people that took time out of their busy days to pick up a copy of… 23 more words

★Vote Yuririn!! ☆

Don’t forget that voting for the 2015 Yurukyara Grand Prix lasts until 6pm on Monday, November 16th, 2015! Please help Yurihama’s celestial maiden character Yuririn as she spreads word of Yurihama’s onsens, pears, beaches, and charm.☆ 38 more words


Lives of Difficulty

Listening to Ben Carson’s life story on audible recently, has caused me to remember back to my own childhood. While, of course, there are some areas that are vastly different, there are many similarities between his childhood and mine. 482 more words


Get Rid of That Mary Sue Character

Something that I see often discussed on writing forums, particularly on r/writing is this concept of a Mary Sue. Mary Sue characters can literally force your readers to put the book down, completely; akin to Deus Ex Machina, they present your ideas in a way that ‘feels like’ a weakness as a writer. 1,011 more words


The Hippo in the Mud

If you’ve bumped into me lately, you will know that I am on a bit of a ‘moanathon’. I don’t know if it’s returning to work after a restful summer break or perhaps that the darker nights are beginning to draw in but the fact of the matter is, at the moment for me, the glass is well and truly half empty. 687 more words


Ahlan Wa Sahlan

Hebrews 13:2
Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

One stormy night many years ago, an elderly man and his wife entered the lobby of a small hotel in Philadelphia. 406 more words