Live: Growing Beautiful Hydrangeas

The summer garden wouldn’t be the same without hydrangeas. These old-fashioned shrubs have made a resurgence in recent years but for us they never really went out of fashion. When planting hydrangeas think position, position, position- they need a semi-shade spot away from the harsh afternoon sun and strong, hot winds. Other golden rules are […]

Live: Creating a Simple Herb Garden (no matter how much space you have)

Whether you live in the countryside with acres of land to spare, or in the middle of the city with only a balcony you can create a simple herb garden that will provide you with an abundance of herbs. Here are some of our top tips to get you started: Choose the right position. Most […]

You’re Making A Scene: Writing The Building Blocks Of A Page-Turner — Allison Maruska

Originally posted on Arrowhead Freelance and Publishing:
? Books are made of chapters, and chapters are made of scenes. Those segments of the story are what hold the whole thing together. Write them well, and you have a page-turner. Write them not so well, and… No writer wants to do that to their readers, so…

NO FEE Submission call + editor interview — Jet Fuel Review, DEADLINE: Mar. 15, 2017

Originally posted on Trish Hopkinson:
Jet Fuel Review is a literary journal based in Romeoville, IL that publishes contemporary poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction and artwork biannually. I wondered how and why this press came to be, so I asked Managing Editor Sam Gennett a few questions to find out. See my interview with Gennett and a…

How to write a beautiful poem — 420 ways to reach the sun

Originally posted on Arrowhead Freelance and Publishing:
Short. Sweet. To the point. Just like poetry. 1. Stop looking for “how to write a beautiful poem” sort of posts. 2. Let the ink touch parts of you that no one has before. Let it open you up, caress your skin, harden your bones and soften your…

Why You Should Write Everyday — fashionandstylepolice

Originally posted on Arrowhead Freelance and Publishing:
As a blogger and freelance writer, writing takes up a major part of my life. My business practically runs on writing! Writing consistently has not only helped my business grow but it has also helped me grow as a person. What many people don’t realize is that writing…

51 Weeks: 51 Songs From The Past: Week 7: Mama Cass – Make Your Own Kind Of Music

Originally posted on Hugh's Views & News  :
My choice of song last week was more about the inspirational video than the song itself. This week, my choice is all about the voice and the lyrics that can make us cry. Mama Cass Elliott (also known as Mama Cass) was a former member of the group…

Take the book marketing challenge w/@BadRedheadMedia : How to energize your book sales in a month! #MotownWriters

Originally posted on Motown Writers Network . . . Michigan Literary Network:
Are you unsure how to market your book? Do you feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of author platform options out there (or not even sure what the term means)? Do you wish someone could break it down for you in simple steps? Then this is…

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