Archive for 'cool stuff'

And the winners are . . .

If you’ve been hanging out on Twitter lately, you may have seen the fun tagging game in which people are invited to share the names of their three favorite films — without any explanatory text. I was tagged by fellow author Anna J. Stewart . . . and here are mine. (Keeping in mind there were several other contenders I longed to include!)

Image: Pride and Prejudice 2005

Image: Serenity

Image: The Matrix

What about you? What are your top three movies?

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Do you want to write for Avon Books?

My wonderful publisher is open for submissions! They say: “We’re currently seeking writers of all gender, ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, religion, national origin and ability. #OwnVoices highly encouraged. Submissions window is between 7/22 and 9/15. You do not need an agent!”

Graphic: "Do you want to write for Avon Books?"

Click here for more info. And please spread the word about this amazing opportunity!

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Bookish punning!

Or . . . punningly bookish. I’m not going to admit just how much time I spent poring over this fabulous image (and chuckling to myself), but . . . Isn’t it delightful??

Artwork: bookish punning by Jelly Armchair

Artwork by Jelly Armchair. Via Helen Warlow on Twitter

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Lady in red!

You are cordially invited to feast your eyes on this gorgeous dress! I’d wear it in a heartbeat — what about you?

Photos: red gown circa 1930s

via Kate Strasdin on Twitter

“Red and black devoré velvet, the vividness of the red moving from the shoulders towards the black froth of net around the hem. The 1930s witnessed a return to a more elongated silhouette, skirts lengthening once again.”

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Bookish art!

I absolutely adore this painting!

A book-themed painting by Valentin Rekunenko

Artist: Valentin Rekunenko. Via Helen Warlow on Twitter

Although I’m just a tiny bit concerned about that cat in the upper left-hand corner . . .

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Royals watch!

Isn’t the Duchess of Cambridge a snappy dresser? Here’s a glimpse of some of her outfits from May. Which is your favorite?

Photo graphic: images of the Duchess of Cambridge

via @KateMCambridge on Twitter

Myself, I’m rather partial to that stunningly simple, elegant green dress. :)

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“Types of self-care”

I love this infographic! Self-care is SO important.

Graphic: Types of self-care

via the Pub-Craft Team

My biggest strategies from this graphic: nature, hobbies, time together, and an organized space. What are yours?

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Mondays can be hard . . .

. . . so here’s a pic of the cutest mug ever. Enjoy! ♥

via Helen Warlow on Twitter

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Yes or no?

Here’s a twisty, eye-catching piece of art for us booklovers. Would you have this in your house?

Photo: book art

via Helen Warlow on Twitter

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Good gravy!

KFC is making a gravy-scented candle. Best idea ever? Or not?

Photo: KFC gravy-scented candle

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