Top 100, I’ll Take It!

I’m running a promotion on my novel, “Secret Agent of God.” It’s a Kindle Countdown deal for .99 through this Sunday, 9/5. I went to copy the link for a tweet that I was writing and discovered the e-book had hit one of the Amazon Top 100 lists @#66. So I take this as aContinue reading “Top 100, I’ll Take It!”

Mooving is for the birds!!!

  By my calculation, my family has moved four times in the last nine years, and we are getting ready to do it again. Let me just say the entire process is extremely stressful. ‘Back in the day’ as a single person, I moved plenty, but then it was just a matter of tossing a few sadContinue reading “Mooving is for the birds!!!”

Artistic in the District: Part Ten, from Ordinary, to Extraordinary

I have always been passionate about art. Unfortunately, when the almighty was handing out gifts, my bag was light on artistic talent but heavy on the creative writing side. No matter, I can still appreciate what I have and what I see.     And when an artist creates something exceptional from something very ordinary orContinue reading “Artistic in the District: Part Ten, from Ordinary, to Extraordinary”

Bar Fly Away

Women’s Fiction/Romance By Eileen Slovak Nadia was no bar fly, but her roommate Tina fit the profile. Friday nights at Joe’s Tiki bar in Miami, Tina would routinely perch on the edge of a bar stool, pitching forward, revealing her substantial cleavage, while flipping her false blonde locks at some unsuspecting fool. The dim torchlight masked the pockmarked skinContinue reading “Bar Fly Away”

Artistic in the District: Part Nine, A Photo Story Prompt

As I’m running in circles this week trying to prepare for my second of three book fairs tomorrow at the Calvert library in Prince Frederick, Maryland, events.html this will be brief! It’s a quick photo essay of my more artistic pictures. I’ve also begun adding cute sayings to some curious photos and some quiz photo’s about Secret AgentContinue reading “Artistic in the District: Part Nine, A Photo Story Prompt”

Artistic in the District: Part Eight, A Portrait Artist of a Different Kind

Portrait Artist Melissa Marie Haney has a special gift for capturing the spirit of her subjects. The evidence is in the eyes, because after all “the eye is the window of the soul,” ─Hiram Powers, American sculptor (1805 – 1873)  “Art was an outlet for all the feelings that I could not express vocally,” Melissa says.Continue reading “Artistic in the District: Part Eight, A Portrait Artist of a Different Kind”

I Dream Of Paris…

…because some of my fondest memories were born there. Because if I try hard enough, I can still smell the flowers in the park and the lily of the valley perfume I tried on in the perfumery. Because I can still taste the crisp Sancerre on my tongue and smell the savory rabbit on myContinue reading “I Dream Of Paris…”

Artistic in the District: Part Seven, A Strong Second Act!

  If you have ever dreamed of becoming an artist, it’s time to stop dreaming and start doing. Creating art is a wonderful hobby even if it never consumes your life, it can enhance your daily existence. As a former account executive, turned stay-at-home mom, turned writer, I know all about second acts and thirdContinue reading “Artistic in the District: Part Seven, A Strong Second Act!”

Victoria Dutu Author Books and Paintings

Buy just now these Books and Painting created by me, VICTORIA DUTU. My paintings and books are about a world of soul, mind, heart, love, suffer, faith, God, man and women, powerful of heart and mind, victory, success, to be strong and winner in our time.

The Reluctant Poet

A Discovery of Enlightening Insights, Information, Humor, Writings and Musings

BBC America

Seeker of truth in a fictitious world!

BBC America

Seeker of truth in a fictitious world!

Quirky Wanderer

Travel stories (Told differently)

La Verzura

Life food travels & gardens, in Italy

to what place

Seeker of truth in a fictitious world!

Adobe 99U

A resource for the creative career

The Public Medievalist

The Middle Ages in the Modern World

My Persian Corner

Traveling in Iran and Persian language and culture explained through personal stories and beautiful imagery from the eyes of an Iranian-American living in Tehran

One Large Popcorn, Please!

Film and TV musings from Tom Parry

Longreads

The best longform stories on the web

KATE PEARCE VINTAGE

ECLECTIC LIVING