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Had an interesting discussion in history class today, in the late 1800's American educational system moved away from religious affiliations and into the Age of Pragmatism - and fewer and fewer people learned trades and how to do things, but more and…Continue
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http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/aclu-accuses-la-school-religious-harassment-21630589 ~~ For the full story.Thoughts, considering this is a…Continue
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Valentine's is the time to be, if you wish to find something of beauty. Valentine's is the place to be, it's the one time you'll find love is free. Valentine's is a time of joy, a time whence smiles are on deploy. But this wasn't always the case, in times gone by they ran a different race. One which involved whipping ones partner, as you see the method was darker. The method perhaps different, the times they are significant. What is dark to us, is white them, who are we to argue with the wisest of men?
For the pagans knew the way, they were not clouded as we are today. Whilst the race perhaps is not the same, the meaning behind it all remains. For love, for beauty this is all they cared, and we can see how they greatly these people faired.
So when you give out your cards today, stop for a moment and have a pray. Pray to the gods who gave this tradition, thank them for your hopeful fusions, thank them also that you missed…Continue
I just wanted to share some really exciting news. I'm going to be publishing my third YA novel really soon, and I wanted to share the details with you all.
Title: A Strange Kind of Familiar
Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Fiction
Release Date: March 1st, 2014
Phia's summer gets turned upside down when her sister Lucy arrives home from college and declares that she no longer wants to be a lawyer, and instead has decided to become an actress. While trying to figure out what's gotten into her sister, Phia is repeatedly thrown into the path of Lucy's best friend Daniel, who's also back in town after his first year at college.
As Lucy begins to draw away from her family and Daniel in the pursuit of her newly acquired acting dream, it leaves Phia and Daniel spending a lot of time…Continue
Posted by Hannah Harvey on February 8, 2014 at 5:26pm
Hello, Nerdfighters! I have a special post today from fantasy author, Rachel Neumeier, with some advice on writing... Are any of you aspiring authors? Let us know in comments what you think of Rachel's post!
Rachel's latest book Black Dog, published by Strange Chemistry this month, sounds fantastic:
Natividad is Pure, one of the rare girls born able to wield magic. Pure magic can protect humans against the supernatural evils they only half-acknowledge – the blood kin or the black dogs. In rare cases – like for Natividad’s father and older brother – Pure magic can help black dogs…Continue