Monthly Archives: July 2012

Reasons Not To Kill Yourself. If you’re thinking of suicide…

Reasons Not To Kill Yourself by Cheryl Rainfield If you’re thinking of suicide…. Please talk to someone. Call or text a crisis line. Call someone who loves you. Get support. And Please Do Not To Kill Yourself: Because you deserve … Continue reading

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A video for today: Gandhi Rap – Be the Change You Want To See

Dedicated to all spiritual activists, truth seekers, and peaceful warriors worldwide. via

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Have you seen Libba Bray’s post today?

I always believe in the need for compassion, for love, for kindness. There is so much hatred in the world–hatred, violence, terror. Acts that should never happen. I’ve seen what pure hatred can do. But our compassion and kindness helps … Continue reading

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Guest Post by author L. M. Preston: Teasing VS Bullying. & enter to win a copy of Flutter of Luv

Today author LM Preston joins us as part of her blog tour to celebrate the release of her new book Flutter Of Luv. I think she has a lot of thoughtful and important things to say about bullying. Read on! … Continue reading

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Another reason we need strong voices & YA books: Comedian Daniel Tosh suggests an audience member should be gang-raped

I can’t believe *anyone* actually thinks it’s okay to tell rape jokes–never mind that they mind be funny. To me, that’s a sign of great disconnectedness from compassion, from emotion, and from their own vulnerability. Yet that’s just what comedian … Continue reading

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Judy Blume’s Forever Now An eBook

Judy Blume’s Forever is now an ebook! It’s very cool to see a book that has been banned so many times become an ebook–even more accessible to readers! It’s available on Amazon, B&N, IndieBound (yay, Simon & Schuster!) and iBooks.

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Gmail Signature Fix – How To Move Gmail Sig Before Quoted Text

Do you use Gmail? I do, regularly. And I have a signature I use. I like my email to look professional–and I also want to make sure my books are there, identifying me. It is SO annoying to, every time … Continue reading

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Can we help Camp Kanuwodi? (sexual abuse survivors)

Nathan Deveau is a Maine artist who is working to build a camp for children to use art to heal from abuse. This art retreat is named “Kanuwodi” which is the Cherokee word for healing. Nathan was inspired to create … Continue reading

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Evernote: A Great Free Tool For Writers

Lately I’ve really been wanting software that allows me to easily organize all my notes, research, photos for characters, emails, etc for the manuscripts I’m working on. I use MS Word to write my novels (since I have to deliver … Continue reading

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