Around the web in 31 days, 5.12
Just hangin’ out with my snakes.
Vintage Stock on deviantArt has some gorgeous old images if you are a 1920s nerd like me. This is the mother load.
7 Ways to Fall in Love with Your Natural Hair Texture – I have crazy witch hair.
5 Online Tools Freelance Writers Can Use to Make Life and Business Easier – Besides Google Docs, I haven’t put the other ones into use yet, but I’m sure I will soon!
Hummingbird Cake Recipe – I’m not a huge baker but sometimes a recipe begs me to try it. Pineapple? Pecans? Cream cheese icing? Sold.
How To Road Trip Solo – The thought of this intimidated me a little, but Sarah laid out some great guidelines to make it not seem so scary. I think a solo journey is something everyone should try at least once.
Ten Crazy Ways to Improve Your Writing – They don’t seem so crazy to me, just more ways to expand your awareness, which gives you more ideas.
18 Top Websites to Promote Your Book for FREE – Handy handy…
I like Kendra’s drawings.
Would You Fire Someone for Stripping Off-Hours? If this person had been a man and was previously a Chippendale dancer, would it have panned out the same way? Either way, that’s fucked.
Write it Sideways – 5 Tips for Writing an Effective Plot Twist
Justine Musk’s 27 DOs + DON’Ts for being a badass woman, especially the last bit:
DO support the sisterhood (even if you think it sounds corny or have issues with the word ‘sisterhood’). We are not the squabbling backbiting creatures from reality TV or the mean girls from high school. We are stronger together. No one gets anywhere alone. Men know this – and we should too. Pass it forward.
Stephen King’s 20 Tips for Becoming a Frighteningly Good Writer I also need to buy “On Writing” ASAP.
One of my favorite Pagan youtubers raised $$$ for St. Jude’s Hospital last week with a live web-a-thon on Stickam! The fund raiser is now closed, but the last time I saw it, the meter was inching its way close to $3,000!
Risk-taking is intelligent. When you do things you don’t normally do, you learn about yourself – you change, and you evolve. – Heidi Klum