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TODAYS’S WORD:  GOVERNMENT . . There seems to be a growing undertone in our country, more prominent than ever, that somehow government, by its very existence, is at best a necessary evil. This may stem from the give and take of a democracy; yo...
by Writer Ellie Pulikonda on Feb 5, 2016

Wednesday

Wednesday Ruler: Wodin, Mercury Colors: Orange, light blue, and gray Power Hours: Sunrise and the 8th, 16th, and 24th hours following Keywords: Success, creativity, communication The word Wednesday is reminiscent of the Norse wind god Wodin, which is...
by Witches Of The Craft on Feb 3, 2016

4 February 2016 - TIPS FOR WRITERS

TIPS FOR WRITERSG'day folks,Here are some tips for you writers, courtesy of Daily Writing Tips. A couple of weeks ago we asked our readers to share their writing tips. The response was far beyond the initial expectations, and the quality of the tips...
by clancy tucker's blog on Feb 3, 2016

If You Write for a Living (or, even if you don’t do it for a living), Should You Be Paid to Speak at an Event?

I’ve been following a story…  Not one I’m intimately involved in—I don’t count on being paid as a writer (even though being a writer is my main occupation...)—the United States government pays me a military pensio...
by Notes from an Alien on Jan 25, 2016

New Words on Words ~ Ellie Pulikonda, Writer . . .

TODAY’S WORD: LABELS When I was a child, there was in my home town a custom cannery. It was a place where you could take produce from your garden, or wild game, or fish, anything that might be preserved by canning. After processing, you took ho...
by Writer Ellie Pulikonda on Jan 23, 2016

Words on Words

Today’s word: Conservative . So I always start with a dictionary definition to help set the tone of the blog. Here’s today’s definition: Conservative: One who believes in a political philosophy based on tradition and social stability, stressing...
by Writer Ellie Pulikonda on Jan 15, 2016

Ellie’s Words on Words

TODAY’S WORD: Liberal . . Someone recently labeled me a ‘liberal.’ Not sure how they meant that but if they meant someone who cares deeply about the earth and the people who live here, then I’m guilty as charged. My Webster’s dictionary...
by Writer Ellie Pulikonda on Jan 9, 2016

Happy New Years Words on Words

Welcome Readers and Writers ~ Happy New Year! . TODAY’S WORD:  MYSTERY My first book, Split Second, is about relationships and the baggage we each bring to them. It also has a mystery component which I used to show how that baggage can impact...
by Writer Ellie Pulikonda on Dec 31, 2015

New #Publishing Periodical for #Writers & #Authors ~ The Hot Sheet

If you’re a writer (author) looking to be published or striving to understand the publishing-world, you may want to spend around $US 2.27/biweekly for an email periodical from two industry powerhouses—Jane Friedman and Porter Anderson. He...
by Notes from an Alien on Dec 23, 2015

New Words on Words . . .

TODAY’S WORD: FEAR Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who was president of the United States during two of the most fearful periods in our history, the period of the great depression and the time of World War II, was a man who overcame personal fear an...
by Writer Ellie Pulikonda on Dec 18, 2015

17 December 2015 - QUOTES FROM TOP WRITERS

QUOTES FROM TOP WRITERSG'day folks,Here are some more quotes from great authors. Hope they inspire you to keep going.Clancy's comment: I hope these fired you up.I'm ...
by clancy tucker's blog on Dec 16, 2015

The #Reading of #Writers (and, an Editor…)

There’s a website called The Millions that says it’s “…an online magazine offering coverage on books, arts, and culture since 2003.”  And, 12 years in Internet time is a looong while… Plus, the The New York Times...
by Notes from an Alien on Dec 11, 2015

A Political Words on Words . . .

Hello Readers, Writers and New Friends, It seems my blog is growing visits by leaps and bounds! LOL. I hit a new WordPress milestone thanks to my fine visitors. So I am feeling the love! *ELLIE* . Congratulations on getting 100 total likes on Ellie P...
by Writer Ellie Pulikonda on Dec 11, 2015

A New Words on Words . . .

Hello Readers, Writers and New Friends,   Today’s Word: Politician According to my Webster’s dictionary, a politician is: a person experienced in the art or science of governing. The definition doesn’t stop there, however. A second ent...
by Writer Ellie Pulikonda on Dec 11, 2015

Words on Words ~ Writer Ellie Pulikonda

This Week’s Word: TRUTH   . Truth: the quality of being in accord with facts, experience, or reality. How can such a straightforward word have evolved into such an elusive quality that defies definition? ‘Truth’ is bandied about with n...
by Writer Ellie Pulikonda on Dec 5, 2015

Authors Finding Readers

Since I’ve been serially posting three of my works over at Wattpad, I’ve adopted, finally, one of the key methods for finding readers—reading what they wrote and commenting on it, Sincerely…  Of course, not all readers are wr...
by Notes from an Alien on Dec 4, 2015

“Best Books” 2015

I’ve been in a heavy reading-mode since I’ve been engaging on Wattpad—the place to find authors you like before they become well-known… Yes, there are some folks posting on Wattpad who are famous; but, the bulk of what’s...
by Notes from an Alien on Dec 2, 2015

A New Words on Words

. Today’s Word? PERFECT What does it mean to be perfect? It’s a word we toss around rather casually. “Oh, those roses are perfect.” “Did you see that absolutely perfect sunset last night?” I found the perfect dress to...
by Writer Ellie Pulikonda on Nov 27, 2015

A “Peace Filled” Words on Words . . .

TODAY’S WORD: PEACE Everyone wants peace. Well, perhaps not “everyone” but the vast majority of us do. If so many of us want peace, why isn’t it happening? We tend to blame those forces or folks who we believe stand in the way of...
by Writer Ellie Pulikonda on Nov 20, 2015

19 November 2015 - WHAT IS THE ROSETTA STONE?

WHAT IS THE ROSETTA STONE?G'day folks,Ever asked this question? Do you know the answer? This might help for those of you still wondering ... In the 19th century, the Rosetta Stone helped scholars at long last crack the code of hieroglyphics, the anci...
by clancy tucker's blog on Nov 18, 2015
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