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PET INSURANCE: CONSUMERS ADVOCATE

Here are a few words from Brandon: 

My name is Brandon – I work for an organization called Consumers Advocate that strives to protect consumers (and their pets!) online. Part of protecting the four-legged dudes and dudettes of society is knowing what options are available for them.

My lil pupper’s name is Frida (Kahlo). She’s a scrappy middle-aged rescue with eyebrows like her namesake. When I found her 4 years ago she had been injured by other dogs, and the vet said she had pre-existing asthma. She’s a tough girl, but there is a lot that goes into taking care of her. Continue reading

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FARO DEALING AND CHUCK-A-LUCK SUPPLIES FOR FRONTIERADO

FaroThe Frontierado Holiday, coming up Friday, August 2nd is about celebrating the myth of the Old West, not the grinding reality.

For reasonably authentic and affordable Faro and Chuck-A-Luck supplies for Frontierado get-togethers I often use River Junction Trade Company and others.

Chuck a LuckSites like theirs will also sell plenty of other supplies that will suit your needs for making your deck or party room look like a Wild West saloon or casino. Clothing, saloon chairs, era-appropriate whiskey glasses, you name it. Continue reading

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LATEST FICTION CONTEST WITH $3,000.00 AWARD

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Submit to the Masters Review Summer Short Story Award! The winning story will be awarded $3000 and publication online. Second and third place stories will be awarded publication and $300 and $200 respectively. All winners and honorable mentions will receive agency review. We want you to succeed, and we want your writing to be read. It’s been our mission to support emerging writers since day one.

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TOP TEN UNDERRATED TIPS ON HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR WRITING SKILLS

article pic 1Read Books
It sounds very simple, but many people ignore this advice. The more books you read, the more lexicon you get. You learn new expressions and constructions. In the future, you will notice how your writing becomes better. This will help not only to improve your skills but also make texts simpler and more enjoyable. Do not force yourself to read what you do not want. Choose your favorite authors and enjoy the process.
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FIRST CHAPTERS CONTEST – SUBMIT THROUGH JULY 31st

OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS 

Just over one month left to submit to the inaugural CRAFT First Chapters Contest! The award will be $2800, manuscript critique, and agency review to the top three first chapters of unpublished book-length fiction projects. The contest is open from June 1 to July 31, 2019 and is judged by Naomi Huffman of MCDxFSG and FSG Originals. The first chapters must be excerpted from unpublished novels or novellas, which can be complete or works in progress.

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$3,000.00 PRIZE IN FLASH FICTION CONTEST

Yes, it’s that time again! The deadline this time around is May 31st. 

Flash fiction contest

There are other contests being run as well, and the outfits running them encourage one and all to collect and dust off your work, and send it off to one of these great contests!

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COLLEGE BASEBALL RANKINGS

Per the Glitternight Index:

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*** 1. WARNER UNIVERSITY ROYALS     ###      2. CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY (MI) CARDINALS     ###     3. CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY TIGERS     ###     4. SOUTHWESTERN CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY EAGLES (Should be the Aguilas)     ###    

Oakland City University Mighty Oaks better5. OAKLAND CITY UNIVERSITY MIGHTY OAKS     ###     6. ERSKINE COLLEGE FLYING FLEET     ###     7. HIWASSEE COLLEGE TIGERS (Should be the Blue Grass Tigers)     ###     8. BIOLA (CA) UNIVERSITY EAGLES (Should be the Condors)     ###     Continue reading

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