First, spend some time at Life Just Is. Beautiful photographs, beautiful — and sometimes pointed — musings.
Single Dad Laughing is sometimes, as the name suggests, funny, but it’s often what the French call a cri de coeur (a cry from the heart) for a better world for this dad’s child and all our children to inhabit. The Nine Words That Just Might Fix Us All is one of those posts. It’s long, but it’s worth your time.
C.M. Stewart writes wonderfully disturbing short fiction, but she also knows her way around a kitchen. Her Quick, Easy & Vegan Hot Chocolate Recipes are just what you need, with the winter moving in.
While you’re picking up tips, pop over to The Daily Buzz for these 25 clever ideas to make your life easier. Then go to their home page and look at their other great ideas for more. Their focus is on “babies, kids and maternity” but helpful tips are helpful tips, right?
Spunk on a Stick is still the go-to spot for writerly motivation, promotion advice, unique book news and writing/speaking tips.
While we’re on the subject of writing, here’s a little how-to from New Media Rights on finding images, music and video for use on a book cover and/or book trailer.
A company called DirectContactPR has graciously posted for sharing this nifty Publicity Calendar for 2012 packed with holidays, both usual and unusual, to help you in your marketing and/or blogging. Rubber Ducky Day? International Literacy Day? May 23 is World Turtle Day!
WRITING PROMPT: What does your main character care enough about to rant?