Three Ways Canva Can Help with Your Writing Business

byKay Vandette

You don’t have to be a graphic design artist to take advantage of the online program Canva. Even if you don’t have a drop of artistic talent, if you’re a freelance writer trying to …

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The Wyrm and the Wyrd: In search of breakfast

The Silent Eye

We were surprised to find that breakfast would not be forthcoming. While we could, undoubtedly, have booked it separately, it was almost a matter of principle not to do so. I consider it cheating to neither include the meal in the price, nor to signal its omission in big bold letters where you can’t fail to see it when you book. In fact, although their advertisement mentions that they do provide a cooked breakfast, I have yet to find where it says that it is not included… Which all meant that we got a very early start on the day as we did not have to hang around waiting for service. We downed a banana and a coffee apiece, then headed out into the mist instead…and were very glad we had.

We pulled over at the first lay-by to get a picture of the mountains, wreathed in cloud and looking…

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Barred Owl Fishing

Now that I know what he is looking for focusing on his next perch should be easier. Getting in flight shots in this thicker swamp is not easy. Everything imaginable is in the way.

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With luck perhaps I will be able to anticipate which over hangs he favors. The Crayfish are along the underwater roots of Cypress trees here. I will keep that in mind next time I spot him

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Queer Tropes Redux

The Nerds of Color

As many of you know, June is the month of LGBTQ Pride and I couldn’t think of a better time to call out a few tropes that inundate comics and media when it comes LGBTQ characters/themes.

Tropes that if I never see again for the rest of my existence, I’d be eternally grateful. While this by no means covers every trope/issue/fail, it definitely hits the major ones.

Take thorough notes, I’m gonna move fast, and this will not be pretty. Class in session and you’re about to get schooled by Prof. Upkins himself!!!

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