Field Notes: Podcast Movement 2016

Originally posted on WordPress.com News:
Automatticians, the people who build WordPress.com, participate in events and projects around the world every day. Periodically, they report back on the exciting things they do in the community. This week, we share our experience at the Podcast Movement 2016 conference. People use WordPress.com to share many types of stories,…

Level Up with Blogging U.

Originally posted on WordPress.com News:
Thousands of bloggers have used Blogging U?s step-by-step email courses to get started, grow as writers, create beautiful websites, learn the ins and outs of WordPress.com, push their photography skills, and more. There are ten different courses currently available, for folks of all interests and skill levels. Click any course’s title…

Snapshot: Hollywood Theatre

Originally posted on After the Final Curtain:
Post 3 in the Snapshot Series  – Occasionally in my travels I come across a theater that I can’t find a lot of information on, or that I only have a chance to photograph for an hour or two. They’re still beautiful and fascinating, so they definitely have a…

New Domains for You and .me

Originally posted on WordPress.com News:
Today we are adding .me (to .com, .org and .net) as a new option for upgrading to your own, custom domain name on WordPress.com. All of our domain mapping options cost just a couple dollars per month for your domain name and hosting. You don’t have to deal with…

#MECCAcon2016 SCHEDULE/ VENDORS

Originally posted on MECCAcon:
? ? Midwest Ethnic Convention for Comics and Arts – MECCA presents our 3rd annual MECCAcon 2016 #MECCAcon2016 September 17:: 10a-5p:: Detroit Public Library (COMIC BOOK CONVENTION, INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL) 5201 Woodward, Detroit, MI. For tickets, go HERE. ? ? Official Schedule STROHAM HALL (third floor) :: Vendors, Live Art, Workshops/Lectures…

NO FEE Submission Call – Wild Horses: Women on Fire, DEADLINE: Nov 1, 2015

Trish Hopkinson “Wild Horses is an annual print journal published every March to celebrate Women’s History Month exclusively written by women” and proceeds will be donated to RAINN: Rape Abuse Incest National Network. Wild Horses is a project of ELJ Publications and issues include poetry, prose, CNF, memoir, essay, even reviews of books. You can view… Read More NO FEE Submission Call – Wild Horses: Women on Fire, DEADLINE: Nov 1, 2015

NO FEE Submission call and interview – Come As You Are (90s themed) anthology, DEADLINE: August 31, 2016

Trish Hopkinson Original cover art by Ruth Foley Come As You Are is a forthcoming 90s themed anthology edited by E. Kristen Anderson with the help of Samantha Duncan and ELJ Publications. They are seeking submissions of poetry, micro and flash fiction, flash essay (lyric essay especially), and hybrid works of no more than 750 words. I wondered… Read More NO FEE Submission call and interview – Come As You Are (90s themed) anthology, DEADLINE: August 31, 2016

… bewildered hearts …

Originally posted on Course of Mirrors:
We may reach out in vain towards heavy hearts shrouding broken ideals or stagnant truths that are dark-sealed against any doubt. We may reach out in vain towards wounded hearts that shirk beauty, scorn at tender gestures, treat humour like treason and plot revenge. ? Yet in the death…

Ancestral Wind

Originally posted on Feverish Dreams:
A sigh arising from the west, pervades the mountain firs. A haunting voice in ancient tongue speaks whispers on the wind. The rhythmic rise and fall of tone compel me with a tale. Of blood and breed that flow and link a son with Fathers passed. A pinto pony proudly…