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Writing Challenge 58

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26 September 2016 • Writing

Food. Delicious, succulent, and mouth-watering. Cuisine is often written about with poetic language describing the flavors and composition of the dish’s presentation. The taste and experience of eating evokes strong memories and creative writing. Increasingly what we eat is photographed. Any dish may serve to inspire both a writer’s palate and mind, and each may… Read More ›

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Read an eBook Day

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Today is Read an eBook Day! What is it? Read an eBook Day is a celebration of reading stories in a digital format. On Friday, September 16, 2016, everyone is encouraged to pick out an ebook to read. Then share what you read on social media using the hashtag #eBookLove. Overdrive, a digital platform used… Read More ›

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16 Famous Sleuths

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Discover new authors (or revisit old favorites) with The Poisoned Martini ‘s Recommended Reads.  Perhaps these suggested titles will expand your reading list. *** Real People, Fictional Sleuths! Several authors have given new life to renowned individuals—many of them authors in their own right—by chronicling their fictional exploits as amateur sleuths. Think of it as… Read More ›

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Friday Cocktail

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Summer often brings thunderstorms, so why not try a Thunderclap for a Friday cocktail? This cocktail dates back at least as far as the early 1960s, appearing in the 1964 edition of Old Mr. Boston De Luxe Official Bartender’s Guide. The guide doesn’t specify what type of whiskey. And while most recipes call for blended whiskey,… Read More ›

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Live Read: Grimoire of the Lamb

(0) Novella by Kevin Hearne

Today, The Poisoned Martini is reading Kevin Hearne’s novella, Grimoire of the Lamb. Atticus O’Sullivan looks twenty-one years old, but he is the centuries old druid Siodhachan Ó Suileabháin lying low in the desert clime of Tempe, Arizona. When an evil sorcerer steals the titular grimoire, Atticus travels to Egypt to get it back, but… Read More ›

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Just One More Day

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I suppose it’s impertinent to post photos (and stories) about one’s pets, expecting anonymous others to care as much as the pet’s owner, or thinking they’ll be moved by what they see or read. But pet lovers understand, and there is a catharsis in sharing. So here’s my tale. My little Pekingese Ming-Lee passed away… Read More ›

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Writing Challenge 58

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Food. Delicious, succulent, and mouth-watering. Cuisine is often written about with poetic language describing the flavors and composition of the dish’s presentation. The taste and experience of eating evokes strong memories and creative writing. Increasingly what we eat is photographed. Any dish may serve to inspire both a writer’s palate and mind, and each may… Read More ›

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