Nov 14 – Meet Rhode Island Author Kevin Mulhern

It's comforting to know that in this world full chaos and evil there are bright spots. People who want to see children grow to be strong and confident. Take a look at Kevin Mulhern's work with his children's book Cody the Cloud, and if you like what you see come visit him and other Rhode …

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November 13 – Meet Rhode Island Author Christine DePetrillo

Meet mild-mannered elementary school teacher/author of sizzling romantic fiction Christine DePetrillo, one of over 100 Rhode Island authors you can meet at the ARIA book expo on December 5th. That's just 3 weeks away! Read about Christine's seemingly hum drum happy go lucky world- and what she does to keep life interesting! http://marthareynoldswrites.com/2015/11/13/nov-13-meet-ri-author-christine-depetrillo/

Nov 10 – Meet Rhode Island Author Steve Porter

Yesterday, in my haste to make sure I was keeping up with the "Meet Rhode Island Author" daily blog tour, I made a huge mistake.  I reposted this introduction to Steve Porter off of another site and did not take the time to read it.  What a dope. I never post other people's words without reading them …

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Nov. 5 – Meet RI Author Bob Sendling

I really like what Bob has to say. And I’m so glad I’m getting to know so many cool ARIA authors. Here’s to counting cows …

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There are lines of perception that flow freely through the meditative mind which need space to expand and be fully realized. I had a social discussion recently that confused me. I sat up most of the night trying to understand…here are my thoughts:

Someone was saying that there are so many poor people who take advantage of “the kindness of strangers.” Actually, the statement was not nearly that gentle. The assumption is that most of the people on welfare or government assistance of any type are just ripping off the hard-working taxpayers. You know the stuff…free cell phones, free food, subsidized rent, free medical care.

As I heard these words, I found myself tuning out of the conversational flow. I thought of the pygmy tribes in Africa who cannot get medicine because the government considers them ‘sub-human’ and will not ‘waste’ medicine on them. I read of a kind…

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November 4 – Meet Rhode Island Author Kelly Kittel!

If Rhode Island author Kelly Kittel's book Breathe is anything like her blog post, get ready for a powerful ride. My interest is certainly piqued. If yours is too, visit her on Saturday December 5th at the ARIA Book Expo. Here's to life, loss, and the pull of gravity ... http://marthareynoldswrites.com/2015/11/04/nov-4-meet-ri-author-kelly-kittel/

Five Fascinating Facts about Agatha Christie

One of my favorite blogs, Interesting Liturature strikes again  Enjoy! Interesting facts from the life of Agatha Christie (1890-1976), prolific author of detective novels As it’s Agatha Christie’s birthday today – she was born 15 September 1890 – we felt it was time we honoured one of the most popular novelists who has ever lived. …

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