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I don't write to right. I write so that others might. You can know the word but not the author

I don't write to right. I write so that others might. You can know the word but not the author


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I don't write to right. I write so that others might. You can know the word but not the author






The Daily Mess Kid In A Candy Store

I’m like a kid in a candy store. The moment I purchase a new book to write in, the imagination ignites with all the possibilities. There’s no way I can predict what’ll make its way onto the page. I’ve tried the route of having a plan and purpose but instantly became burned out. The goal is to get the story out. Then step back into it to fine tune the sentences. I’m a dipper. I use the ink bottle and a great nib to give each thought a place of growth. The paper has to be right as well! I need...


Dhonielle Clayton Releases The Book The Marvellers

Eleven-year-old Ella is the first Conjuror to attend the Arcanum Training Institute, a magic school in the clouds where Marvellers from around the world practice their cultural arts, like brewing Indian spice elixirs and bartering with pesky Irish pixies. Despite her excitement, Ella discovers that being the first isn't easy, and not all Marvellers are welcoming of Conjurors. But eventually, she finds friendly faces in potions teacher, Masterji Thakur, and fellow misfits Brigit and...


Play It Forward Episode 479 Jim Sonefeld From Hootie And The Blowfish Releases Bow To Him

This is Play It Forward. Real people. Real stories. The struggle to Play It Forward Episode 479 With The Drummer Of Hootie And The Blowfish Jim Sonefeld Two-time GRAMMY®-winning drummer, songwriter, inspirational speaker, and author Jim “Soni” Sonefeld is set to release a new EP, Remember Tomorrow, this Friday, July 29th, on Vere Music. Its first single, “Bow To Him,” was released this past March, marking Sonefeld’s first solo release since the completion of his three-EP cycle Found In Love...


Stream Thinking Uncomfortable Reading Glasses

We have the ability to turn on our creative energy and quickly shut it down. When things don't feel right our disposable minds want to replace if not erase. Learning how to use pain and discomfort as a tool to reach mindfulness.


Pod Crashing Episode 164 With Bobbi Brown And Anjali Kumar From The Important Things

Pod Crashing Episode 164 With Bobbi Brown And Anjali Kumar From The Podcast The Important Things The Important Things with Bobbi Brown and Anjali Kumar is a podcast that asks the question: how can you lead a life of fulfillment? The ongoing pandemic has given us all the opportunity to examine what really matters most to us and what brings us true contentment. Each week through candid conversations with friends, thought leaders, creators, and entrepreneurs (including Jennifer Fisher, Gloria...


Jennifer Otter Bickerdike Releases The Book Being Brittany

Britney Spears' life is as multifaceted as the very contradictions, pressures and expectations that helped create her. Yet, beyond the eye-catching headlines and front-page fodder, an almost indecipherable question remains: who is the real Britney? In her upcoming book, Being Britney: Pieces of a Modern Icon, author Jennifer Otter Bickerdike pieces together a collage of vignettes, stories, interviews, legends, fan experiences and amusing detours to construct a definitive portrait of the...


Pod Crashing Episode 163 Jamie Lee Curtis From Letters From Camp

Pod Crashing Episode 163 With Jamie Lee Curtis From The Podcast Letters From Camp Scripted podcasts have been growing in popularity with more Americans listening than ever before. Now the whole family can join in on the fun. LETTERS FROM CAMP is a delightful coming-of-age story created by and starring award-winning actress Jamie Lee Curtis about a young girl who goes to camp for the first time. Back for a third and final season, this series centers on the adventures of Mookie Hooper and her...


The Daily Mess The Approaching Fall

Living in the presence of now doesn't mean you have to remove yourself from awareness. It's how you prepare your heart. In the corner of your eye the world is marching by. Are you paying attention to it? Staying in mindfulness while embracing the next step.


PLay It Forward Episode 478 Claudia Jordan KJ Dismute AJ Johnson From Couples Retreat

This is Play It Forward. Real people. Real stories. The struggle to Play It Forward Episode 478 With Claudia Jordon, AJ Dismute And KJ Johnson From VH1’s Couples Retreat During a week-long vacation, cast members will take part in an honest and uncensored conversation on how celebrity couples showcase the challenges and triumphs of their relationships, navigating the complex waters of love, heartache and communication. The series will also discuss various social issues including mental...


Here And Now

If life came with a dot on the map. Here we are! But that's not how it works. Sure Google Maps can tell you where you are physically but not mentally. Where are you? How are you? Why are you? Are you numb?


Ryan Jay Reviews Mack And Rita, Day Shift, 13 The Musical And League Of Their Own

Ryan is back!!!! Four new features to add to or scratch off your must see list!!! Mack And Rita is in theaters. It features Diane Keaton who endlessly looks like Diane Keaton. Ryan's review is to not spend your hard earned dollars on this one. Well what's on Netflix? Day Shift with Jamie Fox. Vampire hunting that's funny, gory and cheesy. It's ok for background viewing. Up next 13 The Musical. From Broadway to a flat screen flop. And finally is there hope for the new series A League Of Their...


The Daily Mess Who Is Driving Your Car

Who is in control of your life? How fast are your wanting to travel versus the physical presentation? Should we be asking questions?


Play It Forward Episode 477 With Bertie Higgins Pirates And Poets

This is Play It Forward. Real people. Real stories. The struggle to Play It Forward Episode 477 With Singer Songwriter Bertie Higgins Award-winning singer and songwriter Bertie Higgins has partnered with Time Life to bring "Pirates and Poets" to digital streaming services for the first time since it was released in 1983. The album features 12 of his self-described "Trop Rock" love songs, including "Leah" recorded with Roy Orbison. Higgins and Time Life will also release four digital...


Back To The Frontline

Eleven days after being diagnosed with Covid 19 I'm headed back to the frontline...


Casper Van Dien From Salvage Marines On Popcorn Flix

Popcornflix original sci-fi series Salvage Marines, tells the story of a grim future of corporate tyranny and deep space combat, where Samuel Hyst can barely make ends meet as a factory laborer, daring not to dream of a life beyond the polluted industrial planet of Baen 6. Everything changes when his young wife, Sura, reveals that she is pregnant, and Samuel is faced with the harsh reality that his child will be born into the same servitude that he was. Determined to create a better life for...


The Daily Mess Document It

August 9, 2022 Distractions. With so much moving around us our distractions are being distracted. Learning how to calm the origin of the real distraction requires action. Being aware of the root. So many people stay away from meditation saying there are too many mental distractions. It’s almost like they’re afraid of silence. Yet when we find it, there’s no feeling like it. Staying there and or getting back to it is a daily journey. I don’t promote the physical act of practicing because if...


Travis Mills and Rahne Jones From Help I'm In A Secret Relationship On MTV

Each episode, the hosts will investigate every jaw-dropping twist of a relationship on the brink, uncover shocking clues and theories as to why they’re being kept hidden, and bring the couple face to face to expose the shocking truths behind their partner’s deception. When their unpredictable secrets are finally revealed, will the truth set them free or will it end the relationship forever?


Play It Forward Episode 476 With Robyn Lively From Strong Fathers Strong Daughters

This is Play It Forward. Real people. Real stories. The struggle to Play It Forward Episode 476 With Robyn Lively From Strong Fathers Strong Daughters Inspired by the best-selling book "Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters," by Dr. Meg Meeker. Being a parent is one of life's greatest callings, but that responsibility can be overwhelming. Steve loves all three of his daughters - but does he really know who they are? Discover the heartfelt journey of a dad who is desperately trying to hold onto...


The Lyrics From Billys Forest Chapter 303

Five days before Russia invade Ukraine, I found myself sitting in a forest wondering how we'd react if our borders had become congested with men and women who wanted to take you over. The moment I was writing I felt someone in Ukraine was doing the same. Who was going to protect the trees? The cities? The people? On that February 19, 2022 the writer in me challenged the reader to locate where they are today compared to the five days before the invasion. What has happened to the forests?


Don Winslow Releases The Book City On Fire

Two criminal empires together control all of New England. Until a beautiful woman comes between the Irish and the Italians, launching a war that will see them kill each other, destroy an alliance, and set a city on fire. Danny Ryan yearns for a more "legit" life and a place in the sun. But as the bloody conflict stacks body on body and brother turns against brother, Danny has to rise above himself. To save the friends he loves like family and the family he has sworn to protect, he becomes...