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Mark David Gerson has been shared in 47 public circles

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Damon Kinney2,488Circle share text>I’m Dishing out another circle share Active - Engaging G+'ers Group number 14.... #circleshare     for my #marketing     friends online.This is a shared circle of people that have followed me and have influence in the marketing industry.They vary from successful and just starting out but all are incredibly good people. Without a doubt, if you add them, you will have an even better Google Plus experience as they add you to their circles, plus, share and comment on your posts.▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼If you would like to be included on my next Circle share, just follow these simple steps1. Make sure you have already added me into your circles2. Plus, Comment and Re-share this post* in Public*Please make sure you Plus, re-share and comment on the Original Post otherwise I may miss it (and we don’t want that)▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲If you do not want to be included in a Google Circle share please shoot me a message. I don’t want you to feel like you are being spammed :)2015-04-23 12:36:04474000
Damon Kinney2,488Circle share text>I’m Dishing out another circle share Active - Engaging G+'ers Group Number 18 ......#circleshare     for my #marketing     friends online.This is a shared circle of people that have followed me and have influence in the marketing industry.They vary from successful and just starting out but all are incredibly good people. Without a doubt, if you add them, you will have an even better Google Plus experience as they add you to their circles, plus, share and comment on your posts.▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼▼If you would like to be included on my next Circle share, just follow these simple steps1. Make sure you have already added me into your circles2. Plus, Comment and Re-share this post* in Public*Please make sure you Plus, re-share and comment on the Original Post otherwise I may miss it (and we don’t want that)▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲▲If you do not want to be included in a Google Circle share please shoot me a message. I don’t want you to feel like you are being spammed :)2015-04-23 12:34:25474000
Brian Mcquillan19,804Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to or stay in this Circle - Share the circleIf you received the notice you are in this circle, then well done.If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles2 - Share the circle (Publicly)3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #Gif #Cute #Anime #Animals #Online #Life #CatLovers #Cat #FunnyPics #Quote #Art #CaturdayEveryday #QuoteOfTheDay #Truth #Dog #Dogs #XD #Meme #LOL #Humor #Cute #Anime #Gif #Animals #Cat #CatLovers #Art #Online #Cats #Life #FunnyPics #CaturdayEveryday #Dog #Quote #Dogs #Truth #Manga 2015-01-15 07:18:52498323
John Cleese10,248Hey my friends. Good morning/evening to all! Circle brings together nice and interesting peopleIf you want to be a part of my best shared circles, this is the circle, you may want to add and share circle.Share The Circle And Boost Your Visibility On G+1. Add us to your circles, if you haven't done so already2. +1 this circle3. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.4. If possible, leave a comment on this circle so we know you have done the three steps above.Please make sure you do it on the original post or I won't notice it More you share more you get!#circleoftheday #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #myseoissocial #besocial #socializethesocial #trust #circles #circleshare #sharedcircle #circlesharing #followers #social #socialnetworking #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #googleplus #communities #topsocialcircle #influencers #influencer #socialnetworking #betrustable #popularitycircle #trustablesharedcircle #cerchiacondivisa #circuloscompartidos #smiletolife2015-01-15 05:26:16493000
Terry Dyke1,332The #CulturalCreatives circle -- a carefully-vetted group of 100 artists, writers, makers, and thinkers on G+.They all have 1000+ followers and post actively. Most tend toward the humanist/progressive/green end of things, and all have a creatively provocative take on this stuff that fills our waking hours.If you are interested in joining the circle and expanding it, please do the following:1. Add this to your circles2. Add yourself to the circle3. Share the expanded circle to Public4. Include comments and #CulturalCreatives tagThanks!Terry Dyke#CulturalCreatives  #circles  #circlesharing   #sharedcircles    #publiccircles2015-01-13 00:56:20100000
Harry Day13,177*If You recieve this message You are included in circle !!!To get in, and to ensure you stay in #thebestfriends  circle you need to do the following:1. Include me in your circles...!!!2.  Add the circle if you can, if not try again later.3. Plus this post...!!4. Publicly share this circle...!!5. Leave a comment on this circle so I know you have done the three steps above...!!!*#photography  #circlesharingforthepeopleplc  #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou #circlethursday #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #frankfurt #germany #hamburg #germany #munich #greece #greece #athens #greece #heraklion #greece #rhodes #portugal #funchal #portugal #lisbon #portugal 2015-01-09 10:32:47496112
Brad Thompson21,993Journalists & Authors Shared CircleShare to the world. #BTSharedCircle  2014-12-27 04:03:15371004
Becky Collins16,373Young Adult Authors circle :Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #socialmedia  #media  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing  #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins ?2014-09-13 05:03:59465138
Becky Collins12,812Small Business Circle:Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #socialmedia  #media  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing  #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins ?2014-07-08 05:12:1542311513
Daniel Mihai Popescu53,047My Writers circle!Dear friends, my notification to circles doesn't work. Please don't be upset on me because I mentioned you here. You are not required to do anything, just a "+1" will be greatly appreciated. #danielmihaipopescusharedcircle   #maximumperformance   #writers   #authors   #bloggers  It is a valuable circle to add to yours, and if I forgot anyone, please just tell me :)This circle is dedicated to all its members, and I'll mention them in my comments. I hated to do that, but I have been advised to do so by a lot of my esteemed friends you all appreciate.2014-07-06 15:33:013255614103
Shashi S5,879Circle of Authors & Poets_____________________________________This is one of the most interesting group of Authors and Poets, selected from my years on Google Plus, following them will be one of the best thing you will do to make your timeline, interesting, informative and worthwhile. Join in and enjoy...If you are interested to join in, please leave a comment, and after reviewing your profile, I WILL INCLUDE YOU IN NEXT SHARE.... ONLY IF YOU ARE AN ASPIRING AUTHOR OR A POET :-) Those of you who are notified are already in the circle...This circle also includes many of upcoming writers who are Top Google + Users, who share unique and original content. They are kind of the early trend setters..With this team, you will be able to grow in your own community, with fresh content and original thoughts as well as increase your own visibility in the Google Plus. And the first step towards engaging is to join and share this circle... That way you will have some connect with the group here.To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - include me in your circles2 - share the circle 3 - add +1 to the post4 - Start something new and share within the world of google plus5 - YOU HAVE TO BE, AT LEAST, AN ASPIRING AUTHOR OR POETThe more you add and share, the more visibility you will have and more and more people will share your own circles and content...PLEASE DON'T FORGET TO INCLUDE YOUR SELF BEFORE YOU HIT THE SHARE BUTTON.__Shashiॐ नमः शिवायOm Namah Shivaya#circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #sharedcircles #Friday #sharingcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday   #share   #shared   #followers   #addcircles #publicsharedcircles   #share   #addpeople   #addcircle #addfriends   #circle   #empireavenue   #socialmedia     2014-04-16 06:47:374134213
CK Wylde1,228A Circle Share Of Crazy People - Also Known As WritersI've not really shared circles before but every time +Brian Buckley does it I end up with fantastic new people in my feed.  So I thought I would share my writer's circle with you all. In it you will find  a bunch of G+ Writers and people who have to do with writers (publishers for instance).  WarningI tried this a little earlier and had a couple of people say they couldn't see the people in the circle. If you can't please let me know, I'm trying to figure out why that might be happening. Also, if you happen to know why that happens I am all ears.If you want to be included in this circle, also plese let me know.  #writers   #circleshare   #circles  2013-11-18 20:32:284401519
Daniel Mihai Popescu18,582Writers in my streams! A circle I haven't shared in awhile :)If you'll add it, your stream will become wittier than ever!2013-10-12 18:53:0732361014
Daniel Mihai Popescu13,299For a long time (2-3 weeks maybe), I haven't shared this Writers circle!Add it and share it, dear friends, it's for your own good!2013-08-31 18:31:003645610
Uniikii0Uniikii's networking #sharedcircles  #sharedcircle   #smallbusiness   #businessowners   #CEO   #President   #circlesharing                       #circleshare                       #circles             #circleoftheday               #sharedpubliccircles                   #sharedcircles                       #share               #sharedcircleoftheday                     #sharewithyou                   #circlefriday               #circlethursday                       #followfriday                     #follow                       #followme               #followers                     #followback                 #circle             #googleplus                 #communities             #hangouts               #events         #googleplus             #google             #snowball           #vip         #coolpeople                   #circleshare                   #sharedcircles                 #2013-08-14 15:07:53483309
The Key Maker(Fan Page)0Sense of Humor #sharedcircles   #circleshare  2013-08-10 23:39:202000414
Daniel Mihai Popescu10,685Writers - One of my first circles ever! #danielmihaipopescusharedcircle  2013-08-09 16:27:29363118
Domus Vitae Inc.153Shared Circle of #entrepreneurs  www.domusvitae.ca   #sharedcircle   #smallbusiness   #businessowners   #CEO   #President   #circlesharing                       #circleshare                       #circles             #circleoftheday               #sharedpubliccircles                   #sharedcircles                       #share               #sharedcircleoftheday                     #sharewithyou                   #circlefriday               #circlethursday                       #followfriday                     #follow                       #followme               #followers                     #followback                 #circle             #googleplus                 #communities             #hangouts               #events         #googleplus             #google             #snowball           #vip         #coolpeople                   #circleshare                   2013-08-05 19:31:504824114
Simona AN23,183+Todaysmemory THANK YOU CircleSince last year, I started to post memories of the day - celebrations, great people in painting, sculpture, music, dance, literature, film, science, etc. A tribute to the people who have left a mark in history, an international celebration, all with a short summary. I named these posts Today's Memory. When I saw that my memories captured attention, I create a page, +Todaysmemory (with big help from my friend +Angela Ghinea) and I discovered a lot of people with the same tastes and posts.Here's a BIG THANK YOU Circle with the best friends and Sources of +Todaysmemory.  A group of extremely interesting people, if you add them you won't regret!If you like the memories, I invite you to send, with hashtag #todaysmemory  and curator me, +Simona AN everything you think deserves your tribute! Thank you! #todaysmemory   #onthisday   #onthisdayinhistory   #take2seconds   #shareyourcircle   #circleoftheday   #bestsharedcircle   #CircleCount  2013-07-28 15:26:2710038930
Richard Cosgrove2,335Screenwriters Shared CircleIn the days before communities, there was shared circles. This is one I curate for screenwriters.If you'd like adding, please leave a comment. #screenwriters #filmmaking 2012-12-29 23:26:5664101
Peter Smalley10,425#12daysofchristmas   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles     #writing   #aperfectwritingcircle  Dear Plustopians,Welcome to my Twelve Days Writing Circles of Christmas! Each shared public circle is full of fascinating, engaging Plussers, writers and other creative folk. I encourage you to add them, share them, and engage with them - I can personally guarantee they will fill your stream with ridiculous amounts of pure Awesome. Further, anyone who reshares one of these circles will be automatically entered in a drawing for one of twelve copies of my forthcoming hardboiled detective paranormal novella, Emerald City Blues! Bonus book is bonus!Cheers, and happy holidays to all!2012-12-26 23:16:34947105
Peter Smalley (Merkabah)9,644#writing   #sharedcircles   #aperfectwritingcircle   #nanowrimo  ATTENTION PEOPLE OF EARTHIn my eleventh shared circle of the #aperfectwritingcircle  project, I give you this gem of a circle: 95 amazing people with a passion for the written word, many of whose writing cred I can personally attest to (and including some whose cred far outstrips my own). But whether you're an old hand or just experimenting with the art of writing, you'll find someone here who shares your journey.Go. Circle. Reshare. Enjoy. And keep on writing.===If you're interested in past Writing circle shares, search on the tag #aperfectwritingcircle . Want to know more about this project? Here's the summary: https://plus.google.com/u/0/117351898370193721811/posts/PA6GeQHUZWX2012-10-31 17:05:189512112
Peter Smalley (Merkabah)9,254#writing   #sharedcircles   #aperfectwritingcircle   #nanowrimo      ATTENTION PEOPLE OF EARTHIn my second shared circle of the #aperfectwritingcircle project, I give you this gem of a circle: 95 amazing people with a passion for the written word, many of whose writing cred I can personally attest to (and including some whose cred far outstrips my own). But whether you're an old hand or just experimenting with the art of writing, you'll find someone here who shares your journey.Go. Circle. Reshare. Enjoy. And keep on writing.===Want to know more about the #aperfectwritingcircle  project? Here's the summary: https://plus.google.com/u/0/117351898370193721811/posts/PA6GeQHUZWX2012-10-16 17:24:359519615
Nina Pelletier11,765I have been requested to share my writers circle many times over the last year, but I never felt right doing it. After 2 emails I received yesterday asking so kindly that I share it yet again, I figured it's time to do so.I have over 500 writers in my writers circle because, hey, that's why I'm here right? But sadly only 500 of them can be shared at once. So you won't get all of the wonderful writerly people I have met on this lovely world we call Google+, but here are 500 of them.  Enjoy and share.If I've missed any writers, please feel free to add them in the comments below.Thank you to this awesome community of literary quirkiness and genius. ♥  #writershelpingwriters   #writers  2012-09-12 15:13:0750121411
Don Sturgill57This Writer's Circle probably needs to be edited, but it's a start. Do you have a list of favorite writers on Google+ to share? Please do.2012-08-27 20:46:3870000
Meilani MacDonald2,935Small Business circle 2 of 2Hello small business peeps! I'm a small biz person and naturally I want to connect with other small biz owners. I really feel we all have so much to share with each other and to learn from one another as we navigate this world called Google+ that provides us with so many great tools and resources to support our small biz efforts. I also think it's a good thing to support each other, and lift each other up as we work towards our goals. So I've been collecting small biz people and shared small biz & entrepreneurs circles, because those are the people I most want in my own circles, to follow, to connect with, and to support. I have 700+ small bizzes in my circle, so I've split it into two circles to share with you. This is #2 of the 2. Let's hear it for small business!Btw, speaking of supporting small bizzes, I host a TGIF Biz Networking Hangout every Friday at 4pm pst, now a Hangout on Air. It is a chance to give yourself and your biz a little promo, and I feature special guests who are small biz owners and who have all kinds of good advice and info to share with other small biz owners. Please check my profile for more info or to watch last Friday's episode, where we talked about QR codes and great ideas for how to use them, and also talked about the value of keeping content fresh on your blogs and web sites, and when and why to blog, or not to blog. #smallbusiness #entrepreneur #sharedcircles +CircleCount +Shared Circles Shared a Circle with You +Shared a Circle with you2012-05-28 18:24:39330211318
Rob Gordon22,157*Entrepreneurs, Self-Employed & Small Business OwnersUPDATED SHARED CIRCLE: Part 1 of 2: A through L (by last name).Link to Part (M-Z):         http://goo.gl/0Fcg1Link to Supplemental 1: http://goo.gl/AXXrWLink to Supplemental 2: http://goo.gl/TZKKeLike to Supplemental 3: http://goo.gl/3x6hINOTE:  This circle is no longer maintained in its present form but is still a good place to start if you are looking for entrepreneurs to follow and connect with here.  It has mostly been replace with a Google+ community of the same name that you can find at http://goo.gl/ejG9P**********************This is the most recent update to the popular "entrepreneurs" circle that posted a few months ago. As you can see, it has gotten bigger than 500 people so I have had to split it alphabetically into two parts. These two circles includes the self employed, small business owners, independent contractors, small startup companies and pretty much anyone trying to make it outside of the traditional economy.This is different from the other business circles of this type in that it doesn't include too many of the "celebrity entrepreneurs" and instead has mostly people with their own business or venture. There are more than 800 people here, but this has been reviewed extensively since it was last published -lots of fantastic new people have been added, and some have been dropped - mostly because they don't interact much. The end result is a circle of really awesome business people who actively interact with others here and have a small business or entreprenueral mindset.This is a really diverse group and includes entrepreneurs of all stripes - some have well established ventures and are wildly successful, others are just getting started and haven't made it yet. As can be expected, it is a little tech heavy, but represents most industries and many different types of business. There are even a handful of people here who have traditional jobs, but seem to have an interest in small business issues and always seem welcome to help entrepreneurial efforts. The people in these circles post all manner of things - not just business, but all are smart and interesting people so I recommend that you check this out.I do want to add the disclaimer that this is in no way "definitive" - there are millions of entrepreneurs on Google+ and this is just a tiny fraction of them - the ones I have curated. It seems that about two seconds after I publish this I always remember someone I should have included so just me know if you think you should be here. I republish this periodically and generally add everyone who comments on the post.As with all circles of this size I would use some discretion in adding this - either update your existing circle, pick and choose the ones you like or use these as a trial circles - whatever works for you. I'm not even sure Google will let you add all this many names at once so you may have to come back if you want to add all of them. The technology for this is not perfect, but I am trying to do my part to help build a highly interconnected community of entrepreneurs here on Google+.I hope you find the people in this circle interesting.RobReshares welcome and appreciatedIMPORTANT: You don't want to follow people based on where their last name fits in the alphabit do you? Make sure you also take a look at the second part of this list:LINK TO PART II (M-Z): http://goo.gl/0Fcg1#smallbusiness2012-04-18 18:49:234401197169
Rebecca Jordan593Entrepreneurs, Self Employed & Small Business : 500 People2012-03-27 19:28:325001157
Gabriel Fitzpatrick3,746Writers CircleA couple people have asked me to share a circle of writers because there apparently aren't enough of those. This is the first full one, and contains most of the writers whose posts and content I've found interesting and engaging (or at very least who haven't been so insufferable as to warrant an uncircling ^.^) If you aren't here, you may very well be in the second one. Don't jump to any conclusions :)2012-03-26 22:19:06499983
Meilani MacDonald1,201If the Circle Fits, Share It! - Entrepreneurs, Freelancers and Small BusinessWow, where to begin? This is exactly the circle I was looking for: entrepreneurs, freelancers and small business. I'll begin with a thanks to +Rahul Roy, whose always helpful posts of resources for new and wanting to be more active plussers pointed the way to www.CircleCount.com. That site turned out to be a great resource for finding shared circles defined by interest. There, I found +Rob Gordon's awesome entrepreneurs, freelancers and small business circle. I know it's a quality circle, as I noticed many of the folks in it are already in my circles, and I generally circle people who make posts I find to be useful, educational and enlightening. I hope you will find them as useful and enlightening as I have! #smallbusiness #freelance #professional #entrepreneur2012-03-24 00:26:5250111715
Rob Gordon18,830Entrepreneurs, Self Employed & Small Business. This is the latest update to my shared circle for "entrepreneurs" which includes the self employed, small business owners, independent contractors, small startup companies and pretty much anyone trying to make it outside of the traditional economy. This is different from the other business circles of this type in that it doesn't include too many of the "celebrity entrepreneurs" and instead has mostly people with their own small business or venture. Lots of time has been spent organizing this since it was first published - many new people have been added, and some have been dropped - mostly because they don't interact much. The end result is a circle of interesting business people who actively interact with others here and have a small business or entreprenueral mindset. I do want to add the disclamer that this is in no way "definitive" - there are millions of entrepreneurs on Google+ and these are just the ones I have curated. This still probably doesn't even include everyone in my own circles who are entrepreneurs or self employed so let me know if you want to be included. I republish this about once per month. This is a really diverse group of people that includes entrepreneurs of all stripes - some have well established ventures, some have startups that are just getting going and some are wildly successful. There are even a handful of people here who have traditional jobs, but seem to have an interest in entrepreneurial and small business issues. The professionals in this circle post all manner of things - not just business, but all are smart and interesting people so I recommend that you at least take a look. As with any circle of this size I would use some discretion in adding this - either pick and choose the ones you like or use it as a trial circle - whatever method works for you. I also recently learned that you can save circles to your Google contacts so you can save this information there even if you don't want to use this toward your 5000 limit. I hope you find the people in this circle interesting. I certainly do. RobReshares welcome and appreciated#sharedcircles#smallbusiness #entrepreneurs #startup2012-03-13 20:32:12500663852
Richard Cosgrove214Screenwriters shared circleThis circle contains screenwriters of all levels – from first-timers to veterans - on Google+.The circle also (if I have done things right) contain the +Go Into The Story's page. GITS is the excellent screenwriting blog run by Scott Myers (http://imdb.to/zTBhSy).If you're a screenwriter and would like to be added to this circle (or would like to be removed for any reason), please leave a comment and it'll be done.2012-02-23 10:40:5889300
Jacob Dix3,235Writers CircleHave you noticed how popular photographers are on G+? Well, here's a circle of WRITERS. Flash fiction, poetry pages, authors, short story writers & Pages exclusively for books and discussion of the written word.Pass this circle on to help promote the unsung writers of G+ (especially if you are in the circle). The content these individuals provide is fantastic.2012-01-20 10:25:1373152515
Kathy Morlock9,356This is very strange because I did share this, but it says people have not been included in your shared circle. Only Google+ users can be shared. WHO THE HECK ELSE WOULD I BE SHARING.. +Lisa Bimmerz (my fav) & +Debi Vaught-Thelin belong in there, if they aren't.. Please let me know if you are usually shared in this circle and are not here. +pio dal cin said he put my name in his circle and mine and a few others disappeared... Google should get their "stuff" together... I love you all, I'll share who was missed tomorrow... my circle is over 425... of people I really love and enjoy... I'm sorry it was messed up. In fact google has been so SLOW tonight I'm going to sign off... I'm THAT ANNOYED.. Love you all..2011-12-13 03:18:063751005
Jacob Dix967WritMy circle for fiction writers, authors, and pages. Let me know if you are one of these and are not in the circle, as I share the updates from time to time.2011-12-12 11:23:0457600
Richard Cosgrove214This is my shared circle of webvideo, film and TV writers. It includes experience screenwriters to complete beginners.If you'd like to be added, or removed, please leave a comment.Thanks.2011-12-06 00:31:3481010
Hermano Geoff3,394Authors and Writers Who Brighten My Day For Circle Share Sunday you'll love your stream by circling these great word-painters.2011-11-06 17:47:13166212
kat Folland1,665Part 2 of my NaNo circle.#nanowrimokat Folland shared a circle with you.2011-10-30 19:37:48388803
Alan Lodge0Hi G+been working on a writers circle for a while not all pro writers buy any means, some have added to the #writersblock project. If you have any interest in writing pro or other wise would like to add you to this circle, check it out.Battlesbridge Mill shared a circle with you.2011-10-30 16:19:58231732
Hermano Geoff2,851Circle Share Sunday - The Write StuffIf you love words and written art these "Active Writers and Authors" will inspire, engage, and make your writing better!Hermano Geoff shared a circle with you.2011-10-30 15:04:401651063
Brittany Constable0Here, have some WriMos! My word, this circle has gotten big beyond all sense. Protip: Having trouble coping with being circled by mass amounts of people? Create a Pending circle and sort through them at your leisure! Thanks to +Kathie Leung for the advice.Brittany Constable shared a circle with you.2011-10-18 17:01:424391001
Jason Fisk53I know +Dan Dollar did this only yesterday, but due to the Circles i've been put into in the space of 24 hours i figured i'd share the love also.So here is my Writers circle.Jason Fisk shared a circle with you.2011-10-14 23:30:47259502
Dan Dollar92here is my list of screenwriters, if anyone has their own they wish to share, that would be great!Dan Dollar shared a circle with you.2011-10-13 23:36:05251721
Hermano Geoff1,496"The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say." ~Anaïs NinSome of my favorite active writers. These guys are all active, and just by watching them you'll learn new ways to communicate.Hermano Geoff shared a circle with you.2011-10-12 22:28:1880301
Hermano Geoff1,339Back by popular demand. Active Authors, Writers, and Wordpainters Who Actually Engage YouThese folks by and large don't believe in unilateral communication. Post something interesting, witty, or different and you'll hear back from them. Watch how they post things and you'll learn some writing tricks too!Hermano Geoff shared a circle with you.2011-10-09 17:16:5178002
Anthony Fox1,041Here's a circle that knows a joke when they hear it. Some are really funny, but they all have a sense of humor.I'm crankin' out the comedy here, and they've all let me know what they like. They are even polite when I throw out the occasional stinker. I'm lucky they follow me.Be kind to these kind people, or the Gods of Comedy will CURSE YOU!!Anthony Fox shared a circle with you.2011-10-09 01:55:33208321020
Hermano Geoff432Authors and Writers Who Actually Engage You on Google PlusHermano Geoff shared a circle with you.2011-10-01 14:45:1772013

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2015-04-24 13:12:52 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Happy Birthday to the Woolworth Building, which opened on this day in 1913 as the tallest building in New York...and the world, a distinction it held until 1930. 

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2015-04-25 13:42:06 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Celebrating the life and music of Ella Fitzgerald, born this day in 1917. 

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2015-04-09 02:42:38 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

I've been away from Sara's Year for several days now, as I've been focusing on clients' work, not my own. However, I finished with those projects today (for now) and was able to dip my toe back into my novel/screenplay-in-progress this afternoon...and boy did it feel good! It's hard to remember just how resistant I was to this story when it first came calling!! The Borg were right: Resistance (as I point out one way or another in pretty much all my books) is futile!

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2015-04-26 21:58:02 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

For reasons that will become clear when you read Sara's Year, my novel-in-progress (once I finish it, that is!), Anna Leonowens​ plays a significant role in my story, and not only because in her post-Siam life she lived in the two Canadian cities (Halifax and Montreal) where my book is set. As well, two of the three films based on her story also show up in Sara's Year: Anna and the King of Siam​ and The King and I​ (the 1999 Anna and the King​ was released after the period covered in my book). I revisited the first film last week, and loved it even more than I did the first time around, several decades ago. And this afternoon, I'm revisiting the musical and finding that it, too, is even more splendid than I had remembered! 

Photo: Deborah Kerr and Yul Brynner in the Cinemascope production of The King and I.

#writing  

For reasons that will become clear when you read Sara's Year, my novel-in-progress (once I finish it, that is!), Anna Leonowens​ plays a significant role in my story, and not only because in her post-Siam life she lived in the two Canadian cities (Halifax and Montreal) where my book is set. As well, two of the three films based on her story also show up in Sara's Year: Anna and the King of Siam​ and The King and I​ (the 1999 Anna and the King​ was released after the period covered in my book). I revisited the first film last week, and loved it even more than I did the first time around, several decades ago. And this afternoon, I'm revisiting the musical and finding that it, too, is even more splendid than I had remembered! 

Photo: Deborah Kerr and Yul Brynner in the Cinemascope production of The King and I.

#writing  ___

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2015-04-25 18:19:00 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Having fun looking up pop music from 1945-46 for a little background ambience for my novel/screenplay-in-progress, Sarah's Year, which, although set largely in Montreal, has a series of key scenes in Halifax in late 1946. Perry Como, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby and Dinah Shore were popular during that time, of course. But I just discovered The Dinning Sisters​, who I'd never heard of. They're great; a bit like the Andrews Sisters. (I was originally going to use the original Vera Lynn wartime version of this song, but it was already an oldie by December 1946!) 

https://youtu.be/qg84ApIj_Y0

Having fun looking up pop music from 1945-46 for a little background ambience for my novel/screenplay-in-progress, Sarah's Year, which, although set largely in Montreal, has a series of key scenes in Halifax in late 1946. Perry Como, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby and Dinah Shore were popular during that time, of course. But I just discovered The Dinning Sisters​, who I'd never heard of. They're great; a bit like the Andrews Sisters. (I was originally going to use the original Vera Lynn wartime version of this song, but it was already an oldie by December 1946!) 

https://youtu.be/qg84ApIj_Y0___

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2015-04-25 13:42:06 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Celebrating the life and music of Ella Fitzgerald, born this day in 1917. 

Celebrating the life and music of Ella Fitzgerald, born this day in 1917. ___

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2015-04-25 02:41:22 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Happy Birth-Diva-Day to two of the best - Barbra Streisand and Shirley MacLaine , both born on this day...a few years back.

Happy Birth-Diva-Day to two of the best - Barbra Streisand and Shirley MacLaine , both born on this day...a few years back.___

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2015-04-24 18:09:49 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Resistance is futile! So why not write? Right now!
– from The Voice of the Muse: Answering The Call to Write

Get your copy of this award-winning book on most Amazon sites (http://mybook.to/voiceofthemuse), from select other online booksellers, from my website (www.markdavidgerson.com/bookstore) or from your favorite ebookstore...and find out why The Voice of the Muse has earned 33 five-star reviews on Amazon!

#writing   #writersblock   #amwriting   #writingtips   #writingadvice  

Resistance is futile! So why not write? Right now!
– from The Voice of the Muse: Answering The Call to Write

Get your copy of this award-winning book on most Amazon sites (http://mybook.to/voiceofthemuse), from select other online booksellers, from my website (www.markdavidgerson.com/bookstore) or from your favorite ebookstore...and find out why The Voice of the Muse has earned 33 five-star reviews on Amazon!

#writing   #writersblock   #amwriting   #writingtips   #writingadvice  ___

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2015-04-24 13:12:52 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Happy Birthday to the Woolworth Building, which opened on this day in 1913 as the tallest building in New York...and the world, a distinction it held until 1930. 

Happy Birthday to the Woolworth Building, which opened on this day in 1913 as the tallest building in New York...and the world, a distinction it held until 1930. ___

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2015-04-23 12:32:24 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Woo-hoo! I hit 30k on my Sara's Year manuscript last night! Woo-hoo! I hit 30k on my Sara's Year manuscript last night! (I've long since moved out of the resistant phase, where I tend to start all my books, into the obsessive-compulsive phase, where I can't do anything else but work on it!!)


If you've missed my recent posts on the subject (Sara's Year is my novel/screenplay-in-progress and my first non-fantasy fiction after my Q'ntana Trilogy​: The MoonQuest, The StarQuest, The SunQuest).

Woo-hoo! I hit 30k on my Sara's Year manuscript last night! Woo-hoo! I hit 30k on my Sara's Year manuscript last night! (I've long since moved out of the resistant phase, where I tend to start all my books, into the obsessive-compulsive phase, where I can't do anything else but work on it!!)


If you've missed my recent posts on the subject (Sara's Year is my novel/screenplay-in-progress and my first non-fantasy fiction after my Q'ntana Trilogy​: The MoonQuest, The StarQuest, The SunQuest).___

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2015-04-22 20:29:56 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Happy 79th Birthday, Glen Campbell! Even though Campbell was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2011, he still won two Grammys this year: for his song "I'm Not Gonna Miss You." (Anne Murray turns 70 in June.) 
https://youtu.be/vbr7X1fguDk

Happy 79th Birthday, Glen Campbell! Even though Campbell was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2011, he still won two Grammys this year: for his song "I'm Not Gonna Miss You." (Anne Murray turns 70 in June.) 
https://youtu.be/vbr7X1fguDk___

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2015-04-22 13:23:42 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Remembering actor Eddie Albert, pictured here with his Green Acres costars, Eva Gabor and Arnold Ziffel (the pig). Albert was born on this day in 1906. He died in 2005. 

Remembering actor Eddie Albert, pictured here with his Green Acres costars, Eva Gabor and Arnold Ziffel (the pig). Albert was born on this day in 1906. He died in 2005. ___

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2015-04-21 18:45:48 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

For better or for worse, this is the current publishing reality...

For better or for worse, this is the current publishing reality...___

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2015-04-20 02:04:53 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Dinner was a bit late tonight because I pushed myself longer and later to hit the 25K mark on Sara's Year, my novel-in-progress. But I made it! And I made it right to the 1946 queue in front of the Halifax movie theater playing Anna and the King of Siam​...which is perfect because now I'm going to watch the film again, for the first time in decades! 

(If anyone happens to know where and precisely when the movie opened in Halifax, that would be great. Otherwise, my executive fiat as author and All Powerful Creator will place it in the now-demolished Capitol on Barrington.)

Photo – This is the not the final book cover. To be clear, I do not own the rights to this photo of Montreal's distinctive staircases. It comes from https://hammerphotography.wordpress.com and is only being used to keep me inspired as I move forward with the manuscript. In this moment, Ihave... more »

Dinner was a bit late tonight because I pushed myself longer and later to hit the 25K mark on Sara's Year, my novel-in-progress. But I made it! And I made it right to the 1946 queue in front of the Halifax movie theater playing Anna and the King of Siam​...which is perfect because now I'm going to watch the film again, for the first time in decades! 

(If anyone happens to know where and precisely when the movie opened in Halifax, that would be great. Otherwise, my executive fiat as author and All Powerful Creator will place it in the now-demolished Capitol on Barrington.)

Photo – This is the not the final book cover. To be clear, I do not own the rights to this photo of Montreal's distinctive staircases. It comes from https://hammerphotography.wordpress.com and is only being used to keep me inspired as I move forward with the manuscript. In this moment, I have no idea what the final book cover will look like.

P.S. To learn more about my existing books, fiction and nonfiction, go to www.amazon.com/author/markdavidgerson or www.markdavidgerson.com/books___

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2015-04-20 00:11:30 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

After nearly a week's delay to work with clients on their manuscripts, I was finally able to get back to mine today...and boy did it feel good! Of course, even when I wasn't writing, I was researching, intuiting and letting the story steep, all of which are good and productive things. But it was still great to be getting words back on the page! The project: a novel and screenplay (I'm working on both, kinda/sorta at the same time) that's set in Montreal between the 1930s and 1980s and tentatively titled "Sara's Year."

P.S. Thanks to all the Montrealer and ex-Montrealer online friendswho have been enthusiastically helping me with my research this week. You guys are awesome!!

Photo by Andrée Parent: The Montreal grave of Anna Leonowens (of The King and I and Anna and the King fame). The real Anna spent her final years in Montreal, and her story plays a role... more »

After nearly a week's delay to work with clients on their manuscripts, I was finally able to get back to mine today...and boy did it feel good! Of course, even when I wasn't writing, I was researching, intuiting and letting the story steep, all of which are good and productive things. But it was still great to be getting words back on the page! The project: a novel and screenplay (I'm working on both, kinda/sorta at the same time) that's set in Montreal between the 1930s and 1980s and tentatively titled "Sara's Year."

P.S. Thanks to all the Montrealer and ex-Montrealer online friendswho have been enthusiastically helping me with my research this week. You guys are awesome!!

Photo by Andrée Parent: The Montreal grave of Anna Leonowens (of The King and I and Anna and the King fame). The real Anna spent her final years in Montreal, and her story plays a role in mine.___

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2015-04-18 04:47:55 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

"If I’ve learned anything over my two-plus decades of writing, teaching and coaching, it’s that my stories are infinitely smarter than I am, and that if I just get out of the way, trust and listen, the results will be more amazing than anything I could have consciously planned, outlined or imagined."
– from Nicole Fallon's new blog interview with me. Read the full interview at http://fallonnicole.com/an-interview-with-mark-david-gerson-part-2/

"If I’ve learned anything over my two-plus decades of writing, teaching and coaching, it’s that my stories are infinitely smarter than I am, and that if I just get out of the way, trust and listen, the results will be more amazing than anything I could have consciously planned, outlined or imagined."
– from Nicole Fallon's new blog interview with me. Read the full interview at http://fallonnicole.com/an-interview-with-mark-david-gerson-part-2/___

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2015-04-17 18:12:37 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

NOW is the WRITE time to get YOUR BOOK written! Let me help get you started and finished...even if you don't know what your book (or screenplay) is about! www.markdavidgerson.com
• More inspiring and instructional videos at www.YouTube.com/markdavidgerson

NOW is the WRITE time to get YOUR BOOK written! Let me help get you started and finished...even if you don't know what your book (or screenplay) is about! www.markdavidgerson.com
• More inspiring and instructional videos at www.YouTube.com/markdavidgerson___

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2015-04-16 17:32:05 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

A great testimonial...all the way from India!
"Your advice [in from Memory to Memoir] rocks! I think that your writing tips are the most 'do-able' ones I've read so far. Thank you for writing this eye-opening book."
– Dhun Machaya, New Delhi, India

Check it out for yourself! From Memory to Memoir: Writing the Stories of Your Life – http://mybook.to/memorytomemoir

A great testimonial...all the way from India!
"Your advice [in from Memory to Memoir] rocks! I think that your writing tips are the most 'do-able' ones I've read so far. Thank you for writing this eye-opening book."
– Dhun Machaya, New Delhi, India

Check it out for yourself! From Memory to Memoir: Writing the Stories of Your Life – http://mybook.to/memorytomemoir___

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2015-04-15 23:05:56 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Remembering the bewitching Elizabeth Montgomery​, born this day in 1933. Montgomery died in 1995 at age 62.

Remembering the bewitching Elizabeth Montgomery​, born this day in 1933. Montgomery died in 1995 at age 62.___

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2015-04-15 17:05:06 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

“This whole life is a dream we will waken from some day and then everything will be clear.” 
– Montreal artist Anne Savage in a letter to Group of Seven​ artist A.Y. Jackson in 1952. (Savage is the one real-life historical character of any consequence in my novel/screenplay-in-progress, Sara's Year.)

Image: "Dream" Taenaron – http://taenaron.deviantart.com/art/Dream-189336861

“This whole life is a dream we will waken from some day and then everything will be clear.” 
– Montreal artist Anne Savage in a letter to Group of Seven​ artist A.Y. Jackson in 1952. (Savage is the one real-life historical character of any consequence in my novel/screenplay-in-progress, Sara's Year.)

Image: "Dream" Taenaron – http://taenaron.deviantart.com/art/Dream-189336861___

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2015-04-15 03:27:14 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Not that it's remotely significant or fits into the story (as I know it to date), but I just discovered that Anne Savage, the one real-life historical character of any consequence in my novel/screenplay-in-progress, Sara's Year, was Galt MacDermot​'s aunt. MacDermot, as all you old theater-buff hippies might remember, composed the music for the "tribal love rock musical" Hair. (Remember "Let the Sun Shine In" and "Age of Aquarius"?) 

Anne Savage was also the great-niece of one of Canada's Fathers of Confederation​  (the Canadian equivalent of a U.S. Founding Father), Sir Alexander Tilloch Galt​. More relevant to my story, as in real life, Savage was a well-known artist and legendary art educator. (Does anyone out there in Facebook Land remember her art classes at Montreal's Baron Byng High School​ from the 1930s and 1940s and havestories t... more »

Not that it's remotely significant or fits into the story (as I know it to date), but I just discovered that Anne Savage, the one real-life historical character of any consequence in my novel/screenplay-in-progress, Sara's Year, was Galt MacDermot​'s aunt. MacDermot, as all you old theater-buff hippies might remember, composed the music for the "tribal love rock musical" Hair. (Remember "Let the Sun Shine In" and "Age of Aquarius"?) 

Anne Savage was also the great-niece of one of Canada's Fathers of Confederation​  (the Canadian equivalent of a U.S. Founding Father), Sir Alexander Tilloch Galt​. More relevant to my story, as in real life, Savage was a well-known artist and legendary art educator. (Does anyone out there in Facebook Land remember her art classes at Montreal's Baron Byng High School​ from the 1930s and 1940s and have stories to share?)___

2015-04-14 20:45:32 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

I've had so many cool aha's about Sara's Year (my novel/screenplay-in-progress) over the past 24 hours, where real events mesh seamlessly and synchronistically with the lives of the book's fictional characters, that it's hard to put the story aside for a day or so. But a client's book manuscript is demanding my attention right now, so I'll have to let mine steep in the background today – not a bad thing, but a frustrating one!

I've had so many cool aha's about Sara's Year (my novel/screenplay-in-progress) over the past 24 hours, where real events mesh seamlessly and synchronistically with the lives of the book's fictional characters, that it's hard to put the story aside for a day or so. But a client's book manuscript is demanding my attention right now, so I'll have to let mine steep in the background today – not a bad thing, but a frustrating one!___

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2015-04-14 15:33:10 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Montrealers or ex-Montrealers: This is a huge long shot, but does anyone know (or remember!) in which movie theatre "The King and I" premiered in Montreal in 1956? (The photo is of the original 1951 Broadway production at New York's St. James Theatre.)

Montrealers or ex-Montrealers: This is a huge long shot, but does anyone know (or remember!) in which movie theatre "The King and I" premiered in Montreal in 1956? (The photo is of the original 1951 Broadway production at New York's St. James Theatre.)___

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2015-04-14 13:54:15 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Years ago when I was living in Nova Scotia, I learned about the connection between Anna Leonowens (The King and I, Anna and the King) and Halifax and Montreal, where she lived later in her life: Leonowens founded NSCAD University in Halifax, where she was also an active suffragette, and is buried in Montreal's Mount Royal Cemetery. But I had forgotten about both links until last night when I was doing some research on NSCAD for Sara's Year, my novel/screenplay-in-progress.

Now it looks as though Anna, through her NSCAD connection, her Montreal grave and the 1940's/1950's books and movies about her, will be playing a significant posthumous role in my story...which is a great excuse to dig up two old film favorites: Anna and the King of Siam (Irene Dunne and Rex Harrison) and The King and I (Deborah Kerr and Yul Brynner)!

Images: Poster for the original Anna and the King... more »

Years ago when I was living in Nova Scotia, I learned about the connection between Anna Leonowens (The King and I, Anna and the King) and Halifax and Montreal, where she lived later in her life: Leonowens founded NSCAD University in Halifax, where she was also an active suffragette, and is buried in Montreal's Mount Royal Cemetery. But I had forgotten about both links until last night when I was doing some research on NSCAD for Sara's Year, my novel/screenplay-in-progress.

Now it looks as though Anna, through her NSCAD connection, her Montreal grave and the 1940's/1950's books and movies about her, will be playing a significant posthumous role in my story...which is a great excuse to dig up two old film favorites: Anna and the King of Siam (Irene Dunne and Rex Harrison) and The King and I (Deborah Kerr and Yul Brynner)!

Images: Poster for the original Anna and the King of Siam movie (1946); Anna Leonowens photographed in Montreal in 1903 by Wm. Notman & Son © McCord Museum, Montreal___

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2015-04-14 13:03:40 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

"A spirituality that is only private and self-absorbed, one devoid of an authentic political and social consciousness, does little to halt the suicidal juggernaut of history. On the other hand, an activism that is not purified by profound spiritual and psychological self-awareness ... will only perpetuate the problem it is trying to solve, however righteous its
intentions."
– Andrew Harvey (via Rob Brezny)

"A spirituality that is only private and self-absorbed, one devoid of an authentic political and social consciousness, does little to halt the suicidal juggernaut of history. On the other hand, an activism that is not purified by profound spiritual and psychological self-awareness ... will only perpetuate the problem it is trying to solve, however righteous its
intentions."
– Andrew Harvey (via Rob Brezny)___

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2015-04-12 20:58:29 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

My inspiring view from Starbucks today as I continue work on my novel/screenplay-in-progress, Sara's Year. Some days I wonder whether these Sandia Mountains that rise up from Albuquerque's eastern edge are where my Muse lives: I've been more creatively productive in this city than anywhere else I have ever lived.

#amwriting   #writing

My inspiring view from Starbucks today as I continue work on my novel/screenplay-in-progress, Sara's Year. Some days I wonder whether these Sandia Mountains that rise up from Albuquerque's eastern edge are where my Muse lives: I've been more creatively productive in this city than anywhere else I have ever lived.

#amwriting   #writing___

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2015-04-12 04:14:00 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

The musical Camelot, which I have just watched again tonight thanks to a DVD recording of the 1982 Broadway revival, is a potent reminder that for all we quest for perfection, it not only does not exist but cannot exist. In the story as told by Lerner and Loewe​...
• The "perfect" kingdom of Camelot falls
• The "perfect" marriage of Arthur and Guinevere fails
• Lancelot, the "perfect" knight, sins – both in his pride and in his love for Guinevere – and he, too, ultimately falls

In the end, the best we can do in our creative lives and in the rest of our lives is the best we can do. All we can do is continue to strive to do better and to be better, knowing that perfection is an impossible dream, just as it was in Camelot...knowing, too, that keeping hope alive in the face of darkness, fear and failure is both possible and, in the end,part of the... more »

The musical Camelot, which I have just watched again tonight thanks to a DVD recording of the 1982 Broadway revival, is a potent reminder that for all we quest for perfection, it not only does not exist but cannot exist. In the story as told by Lerner and Loewe​...
• The "perfect" kingdom of Camelot falls
• The "perfect" marriage of Arthur and Guinevere fails
• Lancelot, the "perfect" knight, sins – both in his pride and in his love for Guinevere – and he, too, ultimately falls

In the end, the best we can do in our creative lives and in the rest of our lives is the best we can do. All we can do is continue to strive to do better and to be better, knowing that perfection is an impossible dream, just as it was in Camelot...knowing, too, that keeping hope alive in the face of darkness, fear and failure is both possible and, in the end, part of the perfection of the human spirit.

Photo: Julie Andrews​ as Guinevere and Richard Burton​ as Arthur in the original Broadway production of Camelot, 1961___

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2015-04-12 03:00:16 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

"This is the time of King Arthur, when violence is not strength and compassion is not weakness."
– A trip down memory lane this evening with Richard Harris as King Arthur in the 1982 Broadway revival of Camelot at the Winter Garden Theatre (recorded, thankfully, by HBO and viewable on DVD). In this scene, Harris is pictured with Meg Bussert as Guinevere.

#broadway   #camelot   #richardharris   #megbussert  

"This is the time of King Arthur, when violence is not strength and compassion is not weakness."
– A trip down memory lane this evening with Richard Harris as King Arthur in the 1982 Broadway revival of Camelot at the Winter Garden Theatre (recorded, thankfully, by HBO and viewable on DVD). In this scene, Harris is pictured with Meg Bussert as Guinevere.

#broadway   #camelot   #richardharris   #megbussert  ___

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2015-04-11 05:12:11 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Major Creative Milestone: I just hit the 20k mark!

#writing   #amwriting  

Major Creative Milestone: I just hit the 20k mark!

#writing   #amwriting  ___

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2015-04-10 17:36:06 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Has it only been a year!!?? A year ago today, I announced that what was then my latest book, on memoir-writing, had just been released. Then, it was my eighth book. Since then, amazingly, I have released three new books and rereleased one older one; 2014 was certainly a busy year for me for book-birthing! And now I'm working on my 12th(!), a new novel!! No one is more astounded than I am!

• Look for From Memory to Memoir: Writing the Stories of Your Life and all my books on most Amazon sites (www.amazon.com/author/markdavidgerson in the U.S.), from select other online booksellers, from my website (www.markdavidgerson.com/bookstore) or from your favorite ebook seller.

#writing   #memoir   #books  

Has it only been a year!!?? A year ago today, I announced that what was then my latest book, on memoir-writing, had just been released. Then, it was my eighth book. Since then, amazingly, I have released three new books and rereleased one older one; 2014 was certainly a busy year for me for book-birthing! And now I'm working on my 12th(!), a new novel!! No one is more astounded than I am!

• Look for From Memory to Memoir: Writing the Stories of Your Life and all my books on most Amazon sites (www.amazon.com/author/markdavidgerson in the U.S.), from select other online booksellers, from my website (www.markdavidgerson.com/bookstore) or from your favorite ebook seller.

#writing   #memoir   #books  ___

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2015-04-10 17:34:48 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Looks like I'm now free to travel to Montreal to research Sara's Year (my new novel/screenplay-in-progress): FedEx delivered my brand, spanking-new Canadian passport this morning (complete with my just-released-from-federal-penitentiary-look passport pic!). Now, all I have to do is get cracking and finish that first draft. (With the outline-free way I write my books and screenplays, there's no point in planning a research tour until I have a clearer idea of what I'll need to research!) The story, by the way, is set in Montreal (my hometown) over a 50-year period or so, from the 1930s into the 1980s.

• Can't wait for this newest book of mine? Check out my other 11(!) on most Amazon sites (www.amazon.com/author/markdavidgerson in the U.S.), from select other online booksellers, from my website (www.markdavidgerson.com/bookstore) or from your favorite ebook seller.

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Looks like I'm now free to travel to Montreal to research Sara's Year (my new novel/screenplay-in-progress): FedEx delivered my brand, spanking-new Canadian passport this morning (complete with my just-released-from-federal-penitentiary-look passport pic!). Now, all I have to do is get cracking and finish that first draft. (With the outline-free way I write my books and screenplays, there's no point in planning a research tour until I have a clearer idea of what I'll need to research!) The story, by the way, is set in Montreal (my hometown) over a 50-year period or so, from the 1930s into the 1980s.

• Can't wait for this newest book of mine? Check out my other 11(!) on most Amazon sites (www.amazon.com/author/markdavidgerson in the U.S.), from select other online booksellers, from my website (www.markdavidgerson.com/bookstore) or from your favorite ebook seller.

#writing   #amwriting   #Canada   #montreal   #novel   #screenplay  ___

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2015-04-10 02:44:19 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Vocal coach Sally Morgan​ insists that anyone can speak in passionate, empowered ways that engage, engross, captivate and convince. In this 2013 One-on-One interview, Sally offers simple tools, tips and exercises to strengthen your voice, enhance your creativity and improve your life...whatever your profession, interests or perceived abilities.

(Experience more entertaining, inspiring and informative One-on-One interviews at www.youtube.com/markdavidgerson.)

Vocal coach Sally Morgan​ insists that anyone can speak in passionate, empowered ways that engage, engross, captivate and convince. In this 2013 One-on-One interview, Sally offers simple tools, tips and exercises to strengthen your voice, enhance your creativity and improve your life...whatever your profession, interests or perceived abilities.

(Experience more entertaining, inspiring and informative One-on-One interviews at www.youtube.com/markdavidgerson.)___

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2015-04-09 20:46:00 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

"Feeling is the power that drives art."
– Canadian artist David Milne​ (1882-1953)
(I came across this great quote while researching another Canadian artist: Anne Savage ,​ the only real-life historical character who shows up in my novel/screenplay-in--progress Sara's Year and who plays a pivotal role in the story.)


Image: Milne's "Pink Billboard" - 1912 (Art Gallery of Ontario www.ago.net)

"Feeling is the power that drives art."
– Canadian artist David Milne​ (1882-1953)
(I came across this great quote while researching another Canadian artist: Anne Savage ,​ the only real-life historical character who shows up in my novel/screenplay-in--progress Sara's Year and who plays a pivotal role in the story.)


Image: Milne's "Pink Billboard" - 1912 (Art Gallery of Ontario www.ago.net)___

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2015-04-09 03:08:38 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

An update...
It turns out that my previous post (now deleted) about Michigan's proposed "religious freedom" bill was out-of-date (and I do so try to check these things before posting). Here's an update: MI's governor says he will veto any such bill if it's not accompanied by expanded human rights legislation to include LGBT protections.

http://www.freep.com/story/news/politics/2015/04/02/michigan-governor-veto-religious-freedom-legislation/70823112/

An update...
It turns out that my previous post (now deleted) about Michigan's proposed "religious freedom" bill was out-of-date (and I do so try to check these things before posting). Here's an update: MI's governor says he will veto any such bill if it's not accompanied by expanded human rights legislation to include LGBT protections.

http://www.freep.com/story/news/politics/2015/04/02/michigan-governor-veto-religious-freedom-legislation/70823112/___

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2015-04-09 02:42:38 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

I've been away from Sara's Year for several days now, as I've been focusing on clients' work, not my own. However, I finished with those projects today (for now) and was able to dip my toe back into my novel/screenplay-in-progress this afternoon...and boy did it feel good! It's hard to remember just how resistant I was to this story when it first came calling!! The Borg were right: Resistance (as I point out one way or another in pretty much all my books) is futile!

I've been away from Sara's Year for several days now, as I've been focusing on clients' work, not my own. However, I finished with those projects today (for now) and was able to dip my toe back into my novel/screenplay-in-progress this afternoon...and boy did it feel good! It's hard to remember just how resistant I was to this story when it first came calling!! The Borg were right: Resistance (as I point out one way or another in pretty much all my books) is futile!___

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2015-04-07 22:21:37 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

"Your stories are your legacy... . Your stories are your hands and feet...your bones and skin...your heart and lungs. Your stories are the blood and air that course through you, giving you life. Your stories are life. Without them you are barely alive. ..."
– an excerpt from "All That Matters Is That I'm Writing," my latest blog post. Discover why writing is so important to me  at http://markdavidmuse.blogspot.com/2015/04/all-that-matters-is-that-im-writing.html

"Your stories are your legacy... . Your stories are your hands and feet...your bones and skin...your heart and lungs. Your stories are the blood and air that course through you, giving you life. Your stories are life. Without them you are barely alive. ..."
– an excerpt from "All That Matters Is That I'm Writing," my latest blog post. Discover why writing is so important to me  at http://markdavidmuse.blogspot.com/2015/04/all-that-matters-is-that-im-writing.html___

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2015-04-07 18:03:38 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

"Whatever else is going on in my life, my stories must always come first. All that truly matters, today and every day, is that I'm writing."
– from "All That Matters Is That I'm Writing," my latest blog post. Read the full piece at http://markdavidmuse.blogspot.com/2015/04/all-that-matters-is-that-im-writing.html

Photo: +Kathleen Messmer 

#writing   #amwriting  

"Whatever else is going on in my life, my stories must always come first. All that truly matters, today and every day, is that I'm writing."
– from "All That Matters Is That I'm Writing," my latest blog post. Read the full piece at http://markdavidmuse.blogspot.com/2015/04/all-that-matters-is-that-im-writing.html

Photo: +Kathleen Messmer 

#writing   #amwriting  ___

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2015-04-07 17:12:02 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

All That Matters Is That I'm Writing
There's a scene in the film  Becoming Jane where a fictionalized Jane Austen is considering eloping, a scandalous action at that time, with irredeemable repercussions for a woman's reputation and her ability to function in "decent" society. "If you do this ...

All That Matters Is That I'm Writing
There's a scene in the film  Becoming Jane where a fictionalized Jane Austen is considering eloping, a scandalous action at that time, with irredeemable repercussions for a woman's reputation and her ability to function in "decent" society. "If you do this ...___

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2015-04-06 20:38:02 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

"I can hardly think of a book on writing I would more highly suggest to someone who knows he or she burns to write but just doesn't know how to get through that first cloud."
– from author Will Reichard​'s five-star Amazon review of Birthing Your Book...Even If You Don't Know What It's About. 

• Check Birthing Your Book out for yourself at http://mybook.to/birthingyourbook (Amazon/Kindle), from select other online booksellers, on my website (www.markdavidgerson.com/bookstore) or from other major ebook stores.

• Read Will's full (and amazing!) review at http://www.amazon.com/Birthing-Your-Book-Even-About-ebook/product-reviews/B00NWYH5I6/ref=cm_cr_dp_qt_hist_five?ie=UTF8&filterBy=addFiveStar&showViewpoints=0

"I can hardly think of a book on writing I would more highly suggest to someone who knows he or she burns to write but just doesn't know how to get through that first cloud."
– from author Will Reichard​'s five-star Amazon review of Birthing Your Book...Even If You Don't Know What It's About. 

• Check Birthing Your Book out for yourself at http://mybook.to/birthingyourbook (Amazon/Kindle), from select other online booksellers, on my website (www.markdavidgerson.com/bookstore) or from other major ebook stores.

• Read Will's full (and amazing!) review at http://www.amazon.com/Birthing-Your-Book-Even-About-ebook/product-reviews/B00NWYH5I6/ref=cm_cr_dp_qt_hist_five?ie=UTF8&filterBy=addFiveStar&showViewpoints=0___

2015-04-06 19:34:33 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Taking a break from Sara's Year (my new novel/screenplay-in-progress) today to work on a book-birthing client's book manuscript. (What amazing progress she has made since the last time I looked a it!) A few days away (even though I'd rather not take them!) lets my book continue to simmer at deeper, unconscious levels, where, ultimately, all the good stuff in it comes from!

www.birthingyourbooknow.com

#writing #amwriting #editing   #birthingyourbook  

Taking a break from Sara's Year (my new novel/screenplay-in-progress) today to work on a book-birthing client's book manuscript. (What amazing progress she has made since the last time I looked a it!) A few days away (even though I'd rather not take them!) lets my book continue to simmer at deeper, unconscious levels, where, ultimately, all the good stuff in it comes from!

www.birthingyourbooknow.com

#writing #amwriting #editing   #birthingyourbook  ___

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2015-04-06 02:11:07 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Maggie Smith as Lady Gresham: What is she doing?
Laurence Fox as Mr. Wisly: Writing.
Lady Gresham: Can anything be done about it?
– The film Becoming Jane

Maggie Smith as Lady Gresham: What is she doing?
Laurence Fox as Mr. Wisly: Writing.
Lady Gresham: Can anything be done about it?
– The film Becoming Jane___

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2015-04-05 00:00:58 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

I always like to create a working cover for the books I'm, well, working on. It helps to focus me and to propel me toward completion. Now, this isn't exactly my concept for the cover, nor do I own the rights to use this particular image on a final cover. But as "working-cover-as-inspiration," it works just fine! Meantime, the writing continues....

P.S. This "borrowed" photo of Montreal's distinctive staircases comes from https://hammerphotography.wordpress.com. (I looked everywhere on the blog but couldn't find the photographer's name!)

P.P.S. I just noticed the era-inappropriate "no bikes" sign under the "k" in my name! Whoops!!

I always like to create a working cover for the books I'm, well, working on. It helps to focus me and to propel me toward completion. Now, this isn't exactly my concept for the cover, nor do I own the rights to use this particular image on a final cover. But as "working-cover-as-inspiration," it works just fine! Meantime, the writing continues....

P.S. This "borrowed" photo of Montreal's distinctive staircases comes from https://hammerphotography.wordpress.com. (I looked everywhere on the blog but couldn't find the photographer's name!)

P.P.S. I just noticed the era-inappropriate "no bikes" sign under the "k" in my name! Whoops!!___

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2015-04-02 22:18:39 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Still a long way to go, but making progress.....

#writing   #amwriting   #novel   #wordcount  

Still a long way to go, but making progress.....

#writing   #amwriting   #novel   #wordcount  ___

2015-04-02 17:16:34 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Live from Hypocrisy Central, where Georgia's "religious-freedom" may be dead for now but support for it lives on, as CNN (not surprisingly) found...

"CNN's Gary Tuchman visited five florists in rural Jeff Davis County, Georgia who all said they supported the new law that would shore up their ability to turn away gay customers.

"'[Jesus] died on the cross for me, so that's the least I can do for Him,' said florist Melissa Jeffcoat. ... Asked by Tuchman if she'd serve adulterers, she said '[Homosexuality] is just a different kind of sin to me and I don't believe in it.'"

Full article at http://touch.towleroad.com/all/2015-04-these-georgia-florists-are-proud-to-say-theyll-refuse-to-serve-gay-couples-but-adulterers-are-welcom.html#4

#HateHasConsequences

Live from Hypocrisy Central, where Georgia's "religious-freedom" may be dead for now but support for it lives on, as CNN (not surprisingly) found...

"CNN's Gary Tuchman visited five florists in rural Jeff Davis County, Georgia who all said they supported the new law that would shore up their ability to turn away gay customers.

"'[Jesus] died on the cross for me, so that's the least I can do for Him,' said florist Melissa Jeffcoat. ... Asked by Tuchman if she'd serve adulterers, she said '[Homosexuality] is just a different kind of sin to me and I don't believe in it.'"

Full article at http://touch.towleroad.com/all/2015-04-these-georgia-florists-are-proud-to-say-theyll-refuse-to-serve-gay-couples-but-adulterers-are-welcom.html#4

#HateHasConsequences___

2015-04-01 22:33:20 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

I just read that the Indiana pizzeria owners who said they approved of the state's new "religious-freedom" law because their beliefs wouldn't let them cater a same-sex wedding have been forced to close because of a flood of bad reviews, website hacks and threatening calls. I have no problem with the bad reviews; that's fair comment...as long as reviewers note that Crystal and Kevin O'Connor always said they would never turn away gay customers, only that they wouldn't cater a gay wedding. (Pizza at a gay wedding? Please!).  

But threats, especially when they're not based on facts, make the hated no better than the haters. Surely, we are better than that. Surely, we are better than those who would attack us with vitriol based on fear, ignorance and hypocrisy.

That's not to say that the O'Connor's business "decision of conscience"... more »

I just read that the Indiana pizzeria owners who said they approved of the state's new "religious-freedom" law because their beliefs wouldn't let them cater a same-sex wedding have been forced to close because of a flood of bad reviews, website hacks and threatening calls. I have no problem with the bad reviews; that's fair comment...as long as reviewers note that Crystal and Kevin O'Connor always said they would never turn away gay customers, only that they wouldn't cater a gay wedding. (Pizza at a gay wedding? Please!).  

But threats, especially when they're not based on facts, make the hated no better than the haters. Surely, we are better than that. Surely, we are better than those who would attack us with vitriol based on fear, ignorance and hypocrisy.

That's not to say that the O'Connor's business "decision of conscience" is conscionable in a civilized society. What if the O'Connors' religion disapproved of mixed-race weddings, blacks, Muslims or Jews? What if it disapproved of blacks and whites sitting at the same table in their establishment? After all, it wasn't that long ago that mainstream Christian religions did disapprove of these things. In those situations, the state ultimately decided that the overwhelming public interest was to disallow all discriminatory actions in the public marketplace that resulted from such beliefs, however deeply held and religiously backed they were.

The O'Connors are free act as they choose in private. But once they operate a public business, their religious convictions cannot be allowed to trump basic human and civil rights. That's what a civilized society is all about. And that's just what is wrong with the Indiana legislation and all laws like it.

#HateHasConsequences___

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2015-04-01 21:24:16 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

This story made me cry...
Small-town Kentucky high school basketball player Dalton Maldonado came out at a game after an opposing team member yelled a gay slur at him. When the game was over and Maldonado and his teammates boarded their bus, the opposing team yelled more gay slurs and pounded the bus windows with their fists. Even after the bus pulled away, the opposing team chased it. The best part of the story? Despite the bigotry of the other school's team, Maldonado's teammates stuck by him.

Read the full story at http://www.outsports.com/2015/4/1/8316867/dalton-maldonado-gay-basketball-kentucky

#HateHasConsequences  

This story made me cry...
Small-town Kentucky high school basketball player Dalton Maldonado came out at a game after an opposing team member yelled a gay slur at him. When the game was over and Maldonado and his teammates boarded their bus, the opposing team yelled more gay slurs and pounded the bus windows with their fists. Even after the bus pulled away, the opposing team chased it. The best part of the story? Despite the bigotry of the other school's team, Maldonado's teammates stuck by him.

Read the full story at http://www.outsports.com/2015/4/1/8316867/dalton-maldonado-gay-basketball-kentucky

#HateHasConsequences  ___

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2015-04-01 20:43:58 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Montrealers/Westmounters: Does anyone know anyone who lives in this apartment block at Kensington and Sherbrooke in Westmount? (400 Kensington.) I'm considering moving one of my novel's characters into the building and although I may just create the interiors (lobby and apartments) for myself, it would be great to have some photos too, to help with the description.

Photo: Google street view of 401 Avenue Kensington, Westmount, QC. (Thank God for Google street view!)

#Montreal   #Westmount  
#writing   #novel   #screenplay  

Montrealers/Westmounters: Does anyone know anyone who lives in this apartment block at Kensington and Sherbrooke in Westmount? (400 Kensington.) I'm considering moving one of my novel's characters into the building and although I may just create the interiors (lobby and apartments) for myself, it would be great to have some photos too, to help with the description.

Photo: Google street view of 401 Avenue Kensington, Westmount, QC. (Thank God for Google street view!)

#Montreal   #Westmount  
#writing   #novel   #screenplay  ___

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2015-04-01 20:34:41 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Well, the Canadian Passport Office has now charged my credit card for my passport renewal, so my new "passe-partout" should be heading down this side of the 49th parallel in the next couple of weeks...and not a moment too soon: I just felt called to set a June 1 deadline for completing first drafts of both novel and screenplay versions of Sara's Year...which means a Montreal research trip could follow soon after. 

Photo: The entrance to the very Victorian Westmount Public Library​. The library and (if you know Montreal) the stretch of Sherbrooke West from Claremont to Kensington play key roles in the story. 

Well, the Canadian Passport Office has now charged my credit card for my passport renewal, so my new "passe-partout" should be heading down this side of the 49th parallel in the next couple of weeks...and not a moment too soon: I just felt called to set a June 1 deadline for completing first drafts of both novel and screenplay versions of Sara's Year...which means a Montreal research trip could follow soon after. 

Photo: The entrance to the very Victorian Westmount Public Library​. The library and (if you know Montreal) the stretch of Sherbrooke West from Claremont to Kensington play key roles in the story. ___

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2015-04-01 17:48:08 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Meanwhile, in North Carolina, where "HB 348 would allow pretty much permit any person or business manager to do, or refuse to do, pretty much anything by saying it violates his or her religious beliefs."

#HateHasConsequences

Meanwhile, in North Carolina, where "HB 348 would allow pretty much permit any person or business manager to do, or refuse to do, pretty much anything by saying it violates his or her religious beliefs."

#HateHasConsequences___

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2015-04-01 00:37:07 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Indiana Governor Mike Pence has a history of anti-gay and discriminatory positions. For example...
~ "Congress should oppose any effort to recognize homosexual's as a 'discreet and insular minority' entitled to the protection of anti-discrimination laws similar to those extended to women and ethnic minorities."
~ "Homosexuality is incompatible with military service because the presence of homosexuals in the ranks weakens unit cohesion."
~ Pence called for "an audit to ensure that federal dollars were no longer being given to organizations that celebrate and encourage the types of behaviors that facilitate the spreading of the HIV virus.... Resources should be directed toward those institutions which provide assistance to those seeking to change."

All quotes are from Pence's former website, under the headline: "The Pence Agenda: A... more »

Indiana Governor Mike Pence has a history of anti-gay and discriminatory positions. For example...
~ "Congress should oppose any effort to recognize homosexual's as a 'discreet and insular minority' entitled to the protection of anti-discrimination laws similar to those extended to women and ethnic minorities."
~ "Homosexuality is incompatible with military service because the presence of homosexuals in the ranks weakens unit cohesion."
~ Pence called for "an audit to ensure that federal dollars were no longer being given to organizations that celebrate and encourage the types of behaviors that facilitate the spreading of the HIV virus.... Resources should be directed toward those institutions which provide assistance to those seeking to change."

All quotes are from Pence's former website, under the headline: "The Pence Agenda: A Guide To Renewing The America Dream."

#HateHasConsequences  ___

2015-03-31 21:19:56 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Back at Starbucks and back at work on Sara's Year (the novel today, not the screenplay). This is my first day back on the story since Saturday, when I got so emotional reading a chapter aloud to a friend that I almost lost it...in public!!

#writing   #amwriting  

Back at Starbucks and back at work on Sara's Year (the novel today, not the screenplay). This is my first day back on the story since Saturday, when I got so emotional reading a chapter aloud to a friend that I almost lost it...in public!!

#writing   #amwriting  ___

2015-03-31 17:44:49 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

I either tried to slit my throat in my sleep last night and missed or I successfully fought off an attempted alien abduction :p – When I looked in the mirror this morning, I had a bloody scratch across my forehead...with no idea how it got there!

I either tried to slit my throat in my sleep last night and missed or I successfully fought off an attempted alien abduction :p – When I looked in the mirror this morning, I had a bloody scratch across my forehead...with no idea how it got there!___

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2015-03-31 17:42:47 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

If you think Indiana's new "religious freedom" legislation is the same as that found in other jurisdictions (as Gov Mike Pence​ and Jeb Bush​ are claiming), you need to read this article from The Atlantic​, which spells out precisely how it's different...and unpleasantly so.

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2015/03/what-makes-indianas-religious-freedom-law-different/388997/

BTW, both the Speaker of the Indiana House and its Senate’s Pro Tem have acknowledged that shopkeepers in the state can legally display “No Gays Allowed” signs (except in those municipalities where local ordinances ban discrimination based on sexual orientation). This has less to do with the new legislation than with the fact that unlike in some other states with "religious freedom" laws (New Mexico, among them), sexual orientation is not included inIndiana'... more »

If you think Indiana's new "religious freedom" legislation is the same as that found in other jurisdictions (as Gov Mike Pence​ and Jeb Bush​ are claiming), you need to read this article from The Atlantic​, which spells out precisely how it's different...and unpleasantly so.

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2015/03/what-makes-indianas-religious-freedom-law-different/388997/

BTW, both the Speaker of the Indiana House and its Senate’s Pro Tem have acknowledged that shopkeepers in the state can legally display “No Gays Allowed” signs (except in those municipalities where local ordinances ban discrimination based on sexual orientation). This has less to do with the new legislation than with the fact that unlike in some other states with "religious freedom" laws (New Mexico, among them), sexual orientation is not included in Indiana's human rights legislation, something that according to Pence, is not on his "agenda," despite his self-proclaimed support for human rights.

#HateHasConsequences  ___

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