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Boo! for Hunger: Art for a Cause

In this addition of Faces of Artistry, non-fiction contributor Heather Harper highlights the art of charity and ways you can celebrate the cause this October...

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Working with Wood: A Special Non-fiction Addition

In this addition of Faces of Artistry, non-fiction contributor Heather Harper takes us back to a long-ago craft that still thrives in American culture today...

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Yesterday: A Special Tribute to my Brother

In this special addition of Faces of Artistry, contributor Heather Harper delivers a special tribute to her brother as she discusses creativity, loss, and passion...

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Washed Ashore!

If you happen to explore the Smithsonian National Zoo for your annual summer vacay, don't forget to explore the amazing works of art along with the cute animals...

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Cam-painting for President 2016

In honor of our 4th of July holiday, let's take a look at some of the interesting pieces of artwork and artists that have followed our President 2016 presidential candidates around the campaign trail.

Happy 4th of July!!!

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A happy ending for our Express Yourself Blog Series!!!

Final Chapter: "Marketing 101 [as a writer]"

So you have a great manuscript...now what?? As a writer, it's never too late to learn how to market yourself...

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Blog Series: "Express Yourself: Handling the Mind Game of Writing"

Part 18: "You Want To Become a Blogger...So What's Stopping You?"

Thinking of pursuing blogging?? Take 5 minutes to read this blog to get back on track to writing success...

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New Blog Series:"The Many Faces of Artistry: A Non-Fiction Project"

We have all witnessed the digital age take a back seat, right? From the growth of book stores to reinvention of the chain letter. But some are taking it a step even further.

Read more about the uniquely-growing trend of From Email to Snail Mail.

This blog series is apart of a non-fiction project that explores the social influences that give us our perception of what "art" is and perhaps even, where it is going.

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Blog Series: "Express Yourself: Handling the Mind Game of Writing"

Part 17: "Case Closed!"

Legal citations getting you down? Find out how to prevent citation fatigue with these cool tips! Take 5 minutes to read this blog to get back on track to writing success...

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Blog Series: "Express Yourself: Handling the Mind Game of Writing"

Part 16: "Digitize Your Information!"

Losing pages and pages of hard work can be devastating for anyone. Find out how to prevent this tragedy now with these cool tips! Take 5 minutes to read this blog to get back on track to writing success...

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Blog Series: "Express Yourself: Handling the Mind Game of Writing"

Part 15: "3 Novel Ways to Expand Your Vocabulary"

Need to expand your writing vocabulary?? Take 5 minutes to read this blog to get back on track to writing success...

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New Blog Series:"The Many Faces of Artistry: A Non-Fiction Project"

We have all seen art on money, but what if money became art? Read more about the uniquely-growing trend of Upcycling.

This blog series is apart of a non-fiction project that explores the social influences that give us our perception of what "art" is and perhaps even, where it is going.

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Blog Series: "Express Yourself: Handling the Mind Game of Writing"

Part 14: "Coping with Academic Stress: MLA vs APA"

As college semesters come to a close, here is a quick-and-easy guide for writing those final papers! Take 5 minutes to read this blog to get back on track to writing success...

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Blog Series: "Express Yourself: Handling the Mind Game of Writing"

Part 13: "Grammar Matters!"

As a writer, grammar could be the bridge to better communication and imagery!! Take 5 minutes to read this blog to get back on track to writing success...

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New Blog Series:"The Many Faces of Artistry: A Non-Fiction Project"

Writers sometimes fear their craft, but what if your community brought it all together collectively? Read more about the Guinness-record breaking, Pueblo Levee Mural Project.

This blog series is apart of a non-fiction project that explores the social influences that give us our perception of what "art" is and perhaps even, where it is going.

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Blog Series: "Express Yourself: Handling the Mind Game of Writing"

Part 12: "Drafting a Solid Outline"

Can't grasp your characters or their scenarios? A solid outline can keep you on the right track!! Take 5 minutes to read this blog to get back on track to writing success...

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Blog Series: "Express Yourself: Handling the Mind Game of Writing"

Part 11: "Don't Forget to Focus!"

How do you buckle down as a writer and focus? When do you take that needed time-out to write? Take 5 minutes to read this blog to get back on track to writing success...

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New Blog Series:"The Many Faces of Artistry: A Non-Fiction Project"

Writers sometimes fear their craft, but what if your community depended on your skill? Or perhaps you use your very artistry to support your community! Read more about The History of Glass.

This blog series is apart of a non-fiction project that explores the social influences that give us our perception of what "art" is and perhaps even, where it is going.

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Blog Series: "Express Yourself: Handling the Mind Game of Writing"

Part 10: "Who Are You Writing For?"

Stop what you are doing! Put down your pen!! Who are you writing for...your audience OR yourself? Which is more important. Take 5 minutes to read this blog to get back on track to writing success...

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First South Magazine is looking for their next Featured Author interview for their second edition!!

Look for details to be posted to our website and social media platforms soon!! In the meantime, if you are eager to connect with us regarding details, feel free to email us at authorsnest34@gmail.com

New Blog Series:"The Many Faces of Artistry: A Non-Fiction Project"

Writers sometimes fear their craft, but what if your community depended on your skill? Or perhaps you use your very artistry to support your community! Read more on how to make a difference with The Base Project.

This blog series is apart of a non-fiction project that explores the social influences that give us our perception of what "art" is and perhaps even, where it is going.

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Blog Series: "Express Yourself: Handling the Mind Game of Writing"

Part 9: "Finding Your Voice"

Most #writers will carry the title of introvert proudly. But how do they channel that mild manner demeanor in an active voice on the page. This blog will guide your through this process as you strive toward your goal of authorship.

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New Blog Series:"The Many Faces of Artistry: A Non-Fiction Project"

How do you see art as a writer? How would you see art as a painter? This blog series is apart of a nonfiction project that explores the social influences that give us our perception of what "art" is and perhaps even, where it is going.



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Blog Series: "Express Yourself: Handling the Mind Game of Writing"

Part 8: "Immersion in the Creative Process"

Every #writer knows that a great idea will stay an "idea" if it can't be crafted onto the paper. This blog will aid you in organizing your story line to make your great idea a reality.

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New Blog Series: "Express Yourself: Handling the Mind Game of Writing"

Part 7: "How to Connect the Dots as a writer!"

Every #writer knows that a great idea will stay an "idea" if it can't be crafted onto the paper. This blog will aid you in organizing your story line to make your great idea a reality.

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New Blog Series: "Express Yourself: Handling the Mind Game of Writing"

Part 6: "Serendipty is..."

No one knows the elation and the shear joy when a "great idea" falls into your lap better than a #writer. So whats the best way to channel that energy and keep the ideas coming?...

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New Blog Series: "My UnHealthy Journey as a Working Mom Writer"

Part 1: "Life at a Glance and my new Ambition!"

We all have dreams in life even after we think we are living so-called "happily ever after". For one working mom, that dream is being a published writer. Sure its late in the game; but alot of authors made it big later in life so why not me? This funny blog series will allow you to laugh at the pain of one mother's attempts at writing a book. It is guaranteed to either make you feel apologetic for her pitfalls or just simply, laugh at her pain. Hehehe!

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New Blog Series: "Express Yourself: Handling the Mind Game of Writing"

Part 5: "It's Good What Ails Ya!"

Sick of the social media distractions? This part of our blog series gives you some simple, helpful tips on how to stay-in-tune or catch your #writer zen from the inspiration around you...

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New Blog Series: "Express Yourself: Handling the Mind Game of Writing"

Part 4: "Write What You Know! Being true to yourself as a writer"

Try turning your can't's into can's! This part of our blog series gives you some motivating advice on how to channel your skills into possibilities.

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Support this Amazon Bestseller!

At the tender age of 5, Amazon Best-Selling Author Christian Samir Graves, is already making publication history.

Learn more!

New Blog Series: "Express Yourself: Handling the Mind Game of Writing"

Part 3: "5 Quick-and-Easy Ways to Overcome Writer's Block"

Don't have the motivation to write? Between life's many distractions and responsibilities,it happens to all writers. This part of our blog series gives you 5 easy ways to help get your creative energy flowing again!

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New Blog Series:"The Many Faces of Artistry: A Non-Fiction Project"

How do you see art as a writer? How would you see art as a painter? This blog series is apart of a nonfiction project that explores the social influences that give us our perception of what "art" is and perhaps even, where it is going.


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The US Marine Corps Toys for Tots organization partnered with UPS to raise awareness for literacy among today's disadvantaged youth. Help us support their cause today! Every little bit goes a long away.

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