Arcian Recipes

Author: Vegan Breakfast Quesadilla & Potatoes (Humor)

I researched some vegan recipes this morning. This recipe is mostly based on this wonderful dish by YouTuber Monson Made This. I subscribed to his channel recently and really love his calm, patient demeanor while he cooks and explains the food preparation to his viewers. I don’t like when chefs hurry (depending on the dish) or yell. Cooking is a relaxing art, I think, and should bring joy. And deliciousness.

If you’d like to see what I did, with the ingredients I had on hand, fly on, little Arcian.

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Brief Humor & Check-Ins

Author: May Review & Memorial Day Weekend

May was a beast. She raked her claws into me, shredded my pink unicorn blouse and left me to whistle showtunes whilst I ate vegan gummy bears and hugged my stuffed velociraptor. But I survived. By hook and by crook, and a well aimed dagger or two, I survived.

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Contests Held

June Writing Prompt: “The Cell of Snares” (Closed)

Hello, Arcians. Are we ready to write? Let’s do this. For June’s first prompt, we’re taking a drive through the woods. Bring your snacks and hop in. We’re going on a road trip 

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Contests Held, Reposts/Reblog Shares

Transition by Len’s Diary

 

One of my favorite entries I’ve received so far for my Creative Contests. I’m posting prompts biweekly now. If you’d care to join in, post your take on your blog or write it privately in a notebook. It’s up to you.

I really love when you guys take these writing prompts and fly with them. The imagination is an endless place to explore and it’s a beautiful thing. Keep on writing!

Len's Diary

This is a fictional story responding to a prompt by Peregrine Arc. I have followed the themes of taking the form of a bird, floating feathers, ocean and lighthouse from the prompt but changed the location. For the original prompt in its entirety please go to the following url:
https://peregrinearc.com/2019/05/11/may-writing-prompt-the-gift-of-flight/

He galloped to the lighthouse keeper and instructed him to light the beacon. Turning he heard a whoosh and doubled over as the arrow pierced his stomach. He spun his horse and galloped away as another arrow drove into his back. He took the spiraling cliff path down to the beach and sent the summons. He knew there should be more words, but the agony was intense, clouding his brain, and the remaining words would not come. The horse stumbled pitching him onto the white sand of the beach. He lay in a stupor trying to fight through the pain…

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Deaf culture

Author: Deaf Comedy Skit (Keith Wann, CODA)

As you may know, I’m attempting to become fluent in American Sign Language (ASL). I’m not deaf, I’m hearing as the verbage in Deaf culture goes. (Deaf with a capital d, mind you.) I love ASL and have been volunteering in my local Deaf community for just over a year now. +10 social interaction points for this introvert. 😉

I saw Keith Wann perform live once and he was hysterical. He’s a Child/Kid of a Deaf Adult (CODA or KODA; I’ve seen it written both ways). He was born hearing and both of his parents are deaf. Keith has taught me a lot about Deaf culture and ASL and I wanted to pass this on.

The video is PG/PG13 depending on your view. He was a trickster as a kid. 😉 Also there’s an interpreter for all the hearing people. Enjoy!

 

Fellow Authors, Reposts/Reblog Shares

#ShareAReviewDay Tuesday – Devil in the Wind by Frank Prem

 

Check it out, Arcians and consider supporting a fellow author. I realized after reading Devil in the Wind’s blurb that 1.) It sounds very interesting and 2.) I know next to nothing about Australia. Thus I need to read and learn about these bush fires of 2009.

I pre-ordered my copy. Check out the links for more information. I’m adding this eagerly to my summer reading stack. ☺️📚📚📚

The Write Stuff

Hi, Folks! It’s #ShareAReviewDay Tuesday again, and our guest this morning is Frank Prem. Frank is sharing a review from his poetic anthology, Devil in the Wind. After reading this, I’m sold. I’ve pre-ordered this one to add to my collection of poetry anthologies, and I suspect many of you will as well. Thanks for checking it out today, and for sharing far and wide, as well. 

REVIEW:

Mick rated Devil In The Wind5.0 out of 5 stars on Goodreads
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/44440062-devil-in-the-wind

Like Frank’s previous book, Small Town Kid, this collection of poems tells a story of rural and small town Australia. But the similarities between the two books end there.

Whereas the previous collection was a celebration of boyhood in Frank’s hometown, this is an account of the dreadful bushfires of February 2009 that swept through parts of Southern Australia, the area that is home to the author…

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Awards

Author: Versatile Blogger Award

Thanks again, Steve and Muffin! In the hurry and scurry of life lately, I missed this, so thanks for the direction!

Here are the rules for this award:

  1. Thank the person who nominated you.
  2. Link to the blog of the person who nominated you.
  3. State 7 facts about yourself.
  4. Nominate other bloggers who bring joy into your daily life.

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Contest Entries, Short Stories & Poetry

Author: Terrible Poetry Contest Entry

This week’s Terrible Poetry Contest is over at Chelsea’s page. Give it a read, give it a whirl, chuckle and snuffle until the words all swirl.

This week’s theme is losing something dear to you. I was daring and wrote about losing my patience.

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Arcian Recipes, Introductory

Vegan Author: Writing Fuel Recipe

Hello, Arcians. Need some fuel to write Chapter 29? Look no further. Here’s something I put together with some inspiration from Cheap Lazy Vegan. Rose made a recipe similar to this and I took it and flew.

I call it: lunch.

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