Thursday photo prompt – Obelisk #writephoto

Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

#writephoto

Use the image below to create a post on your own blog… poetry, prose, humour… light or dark, whatever you choose, by noon (GMT)  Wednesday 10th May and link back to this post with a pingback. Please make sure that the pingback works and if not, copy and paste your link into the comments section of this post.

Don’t forget to use the #writephoto hashtag in your title so your posts can be found.

You can find all last week’s entries in the round-up. Please visit and read the stories and poems and explore the sites of their writers.

I will feature as many entries as I can on the blog during the week, but given the volume of contributions we are getting every week, that will not be all of them! All posts will be included in a round up on Thursday 11th May.

Feel free to use #writephoto…

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4 Days Left to Nominate #BloggersBash @bloggersbash – Sacha Black

Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

Howdy folks, if you haven’t already, then you need to get your nominations in for the Annual Bloggers Bash Awards. There’s only 4 days left to nominate. Nominations close on the 8th May at midnight because voting opens on the 18th.

To nominate, go here, and fill out all the relevant information.

For those that don’t know, the Annual Bloggers Bash is an annual get together for all bloggers from all platforms from all countries. As part of the get together we host a set of awards, nominated and voted for by you the bloggers and readers.

If you would like to come to the bloggers bash, it’s on the 10th June in London, more information can be found here and you can buy your ticket here.

Source: 4 Days Left to Nominate #BloggersBash @bloggersbash – Sacha Black

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Life in Colonial America (1492-1763)

Lives Our Ancestors Left Behind

Colonial America, in the United States, covers the history of European settlements, starting at the beginning of colonization and continuing until the incorporation of the United States. In the late 16th century, England, France, Spain and the Netherlands launched the major colonization programs in the eastern part of North America. Early on, small attempts would often disappear, such as the Lost Colony of Roanoke from England. The death rate was very high among the first arrivals all over North America. Nevertheless, the successful colonies were established over several decades.

European settlers came from a variety of social and religious groups as well. There were few aristocrats that permanently settled, but a number of adventurers, soldiers, farmers and tradesmen arrived. Diversity became an American characteristic, as settlers came to a new continent. Including the Dutch of New Netherland, the Swedes and Finns of New Sweden, the English Quakers of Pennsylvania…

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Blog Blast: My Weekly Picks 9

Hunt's Clubhouse

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Hey! I hope everyone had an awesome week. It’s time for my weekly blog picks, so again take a moment to drop by & take a look. Ready? Ok, without further delay…let’s get to it!

gjseth.org

dareforlife.wordpress.com

oaktownvibes.wordpress.com

thechickengrandma.wordpress.com

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Lessons Learned from Finishing A Book

A Writer's Path

by Destine Williams

Hey everybody! It’s Meditative Monday which means that it’s time for tea, coffee, thoughts, and me sounding more like a fortune cookie than usual.

Over the weekend, I had time to celebrate with friends and family, but also I’ve had time to reflect on becoming an author and now I think I can actually translate the feelings into some valuable things that I learned on writing.

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Tell Me a Story Returns

Annette Rochelle Aben

Following a hiatus for The Magic Happens Radio Network, we are bringing ourselves back into your ears!  A fresh podcast of Tell Me a Story is up and ready to enjoy.

The original program was a LIVE radio show which then went into archive, however we are taping everything (no more live, sorry) and it goes into podcast for listening pleasure when the time works best for you!

This half hour program is scheduled to be new each week, featuring a fascinating guest and you will be able to visit the page on the site of The Magic Happens Magazine to access ALL the podcasts in one place.

Here is the LINK to the PAGETell Me a Story

So, who is my first guest?  The darling and delightful, Tina Frisco!  Who else but a dear friend to allow me to get my feet wet again in…

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