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    Dear Readers, I tend to enjoy reading various articles on writing , the industry, the concepts, et cetera. parallel to craft articles. These topics can be fun or engaging. As some of you know, I have a controlled electronic footprint, meaning, I don't keep old posts. This blog never had fifteen posts and never will cause I don't like ejunk. But, I realize, aside my posts to what I created and create, I need a post to just chit chat if you will. So this post will serve that function, through its comments I will posts various topics concerning writing. Work Cloud EBook List- see below , Onmyoji Contest Entry , Pacific Rim contest Entry , Bettering American Poetry Anthology Entry , White House Carol , Maple Me entry , We Happy Few Wellington Wells entry, pending so I can't publicize Fiyah Magazine- pending , Killens Review- pending, ? Creative Cloud Questions to think about , How We Define Art a response , Lessons from Last Action Hero , Black Soldiers fighting for the British against the USA during USA secession why no memorial , Levar Burton Reads , Ethiopian apocalyptic film , Is Biography the biggest genre today circa 2018 , if they remade Cleopatra jones? , which cliche you dislike most? , Grammar Check , those who write love are making money, have you done a collaboration .. on a train , be your character on social media , who are afro latinos ? , a short history to the internet , What describe best the Native American experience in fiction , Get Out early - what do you think compared to the final film? , Prince and religious friction in film , Let us compose something together using these rules, what other language will you say if you can? , AALBC community book- in progress till made , not any time soon but... , A Glengarry Lead , silhouette in film , Get Out defined , inspiration listings, the return of poetry and some fun , written and sun by Aretha Franklin , Unconventional art , Der Tchrumpfs , Selections from poetry through the native female pen , a question to multiculturalism , Nonqonqo in A Warm December , Peola Edit- Immitation To Life 1934 , concealed carry models , Ann Gorman Edit- Follow Me Quietly 1949 , censoring online , ? Engineering Cloud Fixing Plastic , Blacksmithing Basics , multi electromagnetic wave observation , AMP in Email , Makers jobs or cosplay , ? Email Newsletter Fragments fifth issue , tenth issue, eleventh issue , twelfth, thirteenth , fifteenth ,sixteenth, seventeenth , Kizomba Monogram ? EBook LIST Richard Murray Short Story Collections Kobo Link OverDrive Link JIHI series Kobo Link Overdrive Link Gospel of Joseph Kobo Link Overdrive Link Richard Murray Collages Kobo Link SanaTambo Versions Overdrive Link Kobo English Kobo Francais Kobo Portugues Kobo 日本語 Kobo 中文 Der Tchrumpfs Kobo Below is a collage i made to Ty Wilson Art Be Safe
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    Edition 17 newsletter excerpt - message me to join in hot wheel- the hot wheel hot mod contest winners- I still want us to do this as a wee e-community. but here are the winners from the maker contest. give any ideas? https://makezine.com/2019/01/04/hot-wheels-mods-contest-winners/
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    Richard Murray Email Newsletter Excerpt Edition 16 - message me with your email to join the list Perihelion- tomorrow, january 3rd nineteen minutes after midnight, the earth will be 91,403,554 miles from the sun, the closest the earth will be in than any moment previous, from the last aphelion, and the earth will continually pull farther away from the sun in the elliptical orbit to the aphelion https://www.flickr.com/photos/amurtiger/5201260206/ incomplete- A friend,one from you, said something to me that spur an interest. Whether book/film/audio record/theater... what artistic form is incomplete to you?
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    Excerpt Richard Murray Newsletter 15 Happy Solstice- To those in the northern hemisphere, stay warm in the coming winter, telling stories near a hearth or heater. To those in the southern hemisphere, stay cool in the summer, telling stories on the beach cooled by fruit juices. For a moment in december 21st 10:23 pm eastern standard time or UTC -5 the earth will face the sun in complete parallel, as much as an oblate spheroid can https://www.flickr.com/photos/victorchristmasparty/16082457135/ Santambo- thank you all for helping me see how the sanatambo game looks and operates in android or ios. You all know who you are. My plan by months end is to have another set of games available. When i do, I will link it in the newsletter. IF you have not checked out my sanatambo game, please take a look, i cherish your thoughts. I placed the link to the kobo apps where the game can be accessed. They are all free. If you haven't , please get the app, and check out my sanatambo, and send me an email to the screenshots Ebook https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/sanatambo-example kobo app on android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.kobobooks.android kobo app on ios https://itunes.apple.com/app/kobo-books/id301259483?mt=8 kobo app on blackberry https://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/31507993/
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    Newsletter Edition 13th excerpt NANOWRIMO- A new year together folks:) Me and your fellow Newsletter member Ray Sunn, author of the twin spark series worked on NAnoWriMo together. I will explain. Early October I had posted to everyone here that FIyah was doing their now annual VoicesonFiyah Nanowrimo call, where they had writers perform the nanowrimo challenge in a communal fashion. Specifically, each writer choose a genre and then they place their word count week by week. I was finished with writing tasks for this year but I had an advertisement task as well as engineering that is not completed as I wanted by then. But, I realized something very important. NAnoWriMo is a simple thing. It asks writers to write unabated to a goal, breaking through most writers various methods or structures that block the emission of words. Sequentially, my own creative style, i have developed over time has development phases that go against writing unabatedly. But, i was not interested in focusing on a writing project I have on my next list because they are dear to me and i don't want to rush through their creation. Sequentially, I was a little stuck in terms of strategy. Then my friend Ray suggested she was going to do it to. So we developed a strategy after a few talks. The strategy was, we will each set our own word count goal and then using a few plot points each week we will write. Me said Ray did this and we each achieved our words goals. For me, I made my first work absent writing using paper/pencil. I only used electronic media, my computer, to compose the work. I made no notes or developed anything it was raw from November 1st. I asked all of you to join in , hoping we all can have a collection but it was not meant to be this time. As it is, I made over 25,000 words and I won a prize of getting 3,000 words reviewed. I will select entries from harlem or the what was last seen script, if you want to read them and tell me your thoughts, just email me. I of course am open to your thoughts on to what i should use the 3,000 word review for. To our newsletter group. All of us in this newsletter group can write 1,000 <one thousand> words in one month. 2019 is coming upon us. What if a group from us, hopefully all of us, choose to do at least 1,000 words each month. Like me side Ray did above, we will use a few plot points, while the rest is up to each author. If at least ten of us choose to do so. With near one hundred people in this newsletter. all people i know. If ten of us do this we can have 120,000 word book made together by 2019 years end. That is a great project we all can be proud of and through our various platforms share the collective book, as a combined project. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B078WVQZ3C/ref=cm_sw_r_other_apa_5BAOAbYQMY34W
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    EXCERPT From NewsLetter Edition 12- message me if you want to join it A New Year Together- ...or sooner:) I am thinking we all can start 2019 by each having a 1,000 word monthly goal. I am thinking the two binder in all the stories can be the use of a tattoo side a present that must be described the same way in each story, everything else is your game. And no I am not thinking of the ray bradbury story but this may come out like that, email me back if you are interested. At the end of the month, I will make an epub for each of us and we can each promote it in our various platforms. In the epub i will provide the links or etc to each persons profiles or information online and the content is small enough for me to share to each of you through email. Reply to me if you are game. Fire & Blood- I am a fan of game of thrones or the work that inspired it, the accursed kings. This is another prequel concerning, the targaryen family, I will be reading https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/fire-blood-2 two hearts- the sequel to the last unicorn is online http://www.peterbeagle.com/works/shorts/two_hearts.htm
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    Newsletter Edition 11 Excerpt, join the newsletter for more, send me your email in a private message Green Scripts- as some of you know, I have two scripts I am working on and I admit, that I will publish them through my kobo if not accepted when i offer them. I realize that reading scripts or plays for many people is not the norm and most importantly, does not go along the reading conventions people have, but I like reading scripts. JK Rowlings as a well known writer is finally bringing light to scripts as valuable, the shame is that it took a popular writer to break through this artistic philosophy. Don't we read plays? why are scripts negatively thought of? I wonder your thoughts. ... to some of you who want my newsletter to be a better multilog, the reality is, artistic debate online is not for every person and is not something I think the email newsletter recipients are ready for. So for now, i have to take your responses individually. ... Remember to take a gander to my earlier newsletters or email me a reply to read UKahk or what was last- If you are interested in two scripts I already wrote, enjoy the following links, the article concerning the topic is immediately after nyotenda- free https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/the-nyotenda Janidogo https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/the-janidogo Article https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/nov/16/the-crimes-of-grindelwald-jk-rowling-fans-script The Minotaur- La Machine has done it again, if you never saw their carousel, shame on you, stop wasting time online talking about trump and start finding the beautiful things online that have value. TO that end, i introduce THE MINOTAUR!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6U3yv9hUF5w&feature=youtu.be
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    Richard Murray Email Newsletter Edition 10 Excerpt fiyah- The following is the guidelines for the first submission period in 2019 for fiyah, give it a go- Issue #10: Hair | Window open January 1, 2019 - January 31, 2019 ; If there is any one part of the black body that is targeted for obsession the most; it is our hair. Natural. Weave. Dye. Fade. High top. Dreadlocks. You name a style and a black person somewhere, somehow pulls it off with magical ease. But for every style we rock, there’s someone telling us that it isn’t professional, doesn’t look good, is acquiescing to colonialism or some other no good nonsense. This challenge is prevalent throughout our history and to the modern day. Tignon laws restricting how black women could present their hair were rooted in the jealousy white women had towards black hair because of the perceived lust it caused in white men. In the 70s, we saw the afro flourish as a symbol of revolution and a reclamation of pride still actively trying to be denied us today. How many schoolchildren have been summarily rejected for their hair? How many employees fired for it? Our hair and the majesty of it presents a danger to those who don’t have it. Look to Medusa as the first example of that fear. The gods couldn’t resist her beauty and she was punished for it (her hair obviously being a symbol for dreads). Funny that even the gods fear us. But not all stories about our hair need to be rooted in that. Send us stories where hair is loved, where it’s accepted and where it’s even worshipped. There are entire myths built around the mystery of our hair. Tap into them and create something that is an expression of love. Or let it be an expression of rage. Anger at a global culture that doesn’t allow you to dictate how you present yourself to the world. No emotion is invalid when looking at the blank canvas of the paper.And we hope as you write, you embrace more fully the gift that is your hair. https://www.fiyahlitmag.com/submissions/ A dead djinn in cairo- Someone introduced me to this from the fiyah group. and I will share it here. I have not yet read it but I will later? if any of you take a gander, tell me your thoughts https://www.tor.com/2016/05/18/a-dead-djinn-in-cairo/
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    My excerpt on an episode from the show independent lens , the cleaners https://photos.app.goo.gl/6mbhJsukfXiJusCRA https://photos.app.goo.gl/6mbhJsukfXiJusCRA *Independent lens, excerpt from the episode the cleaners* People truly underestimate how much negativity exist through the internet and how the answer can not be telling fiscal firms what to do, but creating alternatives that are functional. now in global fiscal capitalism, this is not easy to do, but.... show webpage http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/films/the-cleaners/ trailer http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/videos/the-cleaners-trailer/
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    How Ann Gorman Became A Wife from the film Follow ME Quietly This film starts off with a woman standing in the rain, unknown reason. We discover she is a reporter, ambitious and has a lead on a story concerning a mass murderer. She is brushed off and then goes into the law enforcers home, hoping to regale him to give her the case. He accepts and then the next day when she tells him what she wrote he rejects it. She later meets him on the beat and then before she walks out of his like, he admits stronger feelings. Then she helps him in the case, and after talking the officer has a general locale. And then she is sitting in the diner side him, the case closed. All the while she has not actually done any reporting after confessing she need the money. And in the end, she is off to be married, to the rude cop. Dirty Harry Senior side Lois Lane the film stars Dorothy PAtrick/William Lundigan/JEff Corby lillie hayward wrote it robert de grasse photography The public video - I apologize for the bootleg camerawork style:) https://photos.app.goo.gl/yqnJu8x6QiRWWF137
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    My The MAgicians Submission is a monogram. A monogram is when letters are placed together in a shape. In my case, I did not use a strict european style and used a more arabesque style, not well defined like a tughra or as intricate as the Jeli Diwani, but having some aspect from the Jeli Diwani style. Can you interpret what the monogram say? Below I linked the submission , on deviantart, as well as a video to me creating a color pencil version, on google photos. I compared a colored pencil, graphite pencil, ink using felt tip pen and in the end, I chose the ink felt tip pen, which was nice, cause I wanted to do something ink based in October, for inktober, though to be fair, I have been primarily inking in submissions for a bit now. My scanner failed to create the result I liked, I needed quite a few adjustments to get it decent. But I will improve this process. I had fun. Submission https://www.deviantart.com/hddeviant/art/Margot-and-Eliot-Monogram-770738822 Video to me working on the colored pencil version- I could not video tape anymore while drawing. I will improve. https://photos.app.goo.gl/WpMPV2br839dvuTc8
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    My Email Newsletter Edition 5 came out, tell me your email and I will add you, here are some things from the recent edition , enjoy, create, have fun https://www.fiyahlitmag.com/voices-on-fiyah/ November’s not just for novels! FIYAH Literary Magazine is back with the Voices on Fiyah project for NaNoWriMo 2018. How it works: The Voices on Fiyah event is open to all short speculative fiction writers identifying as Black, Native/Indigenous/First Nation, or otherwise “Of Color.” Sign up to be part of FIYAH Literary Magazine’s team generating [at least] 50,000 words of speculative fiction together in the month of November. Last year our writers generated more than 370,000 words of short spec fic! Are you a flash fiction writer? Think you can write a 7k short in 30 days? How about a 15k novelette? Whatever your individual word count goals, we’ll keep you accountable for it, and post resources, prompts, and writers block-busters using the #voicesonfiyah hashtag on Twitter. https://www.deviantart.com/go/journal/The-Magicians-Fan-Art-Contest-765381920 I will draw something for this, like most deviant art competitions, I have no idea what this is:) but I will draw:)magicians fan art, ends october 31st Black Cinema? - What define Black Cinema, I offer two film I do not define as Black Cinema to offer a case. Both have interesting scenario in themselves. Both are edits, partial to larger film. Peola Edit video link Nonqonqo video link Vice Hiring- We're hiring for two weekend roles Weekend Editor, VICE.com https://boards.greenhouse.io/vice/jobs/1100361?utm_source=vicetwitterus Weekend VICE Social Editor https://boards.greenhouse.io/vice/jobs/1398062?utm_source=vicetwitterus Sorghum and spear - black art kickstarter- nichelle nichols executive producer voice over talent https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/greenecountycreative/sorghum-and-spear-fantasy-graphic-novel-and-animat?ref=project_link No Natives allowed- interesting thoughts on the great american read series in pbs , i gave away one point but it had many http://blog.leeandlow.com/2018/10/24/the-whiteness-of-pbss-great-american-read/ Thoughts?
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    Video of Concealed Carry Models, dominated by women from Vice https://photos.app.goo.gl/jbmupmx6H9SPE8rp6 to see more, view the following link, not free, must have a cable/stream subscription https://www.viceland.com/en_us/video/states-of-undress-packing-heat-in-heels/5925d4f08bd5c6e92027e5a1 ...while talking about trump 14-Year-Old Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Among the Worst in U.S. History https://www.democracynow.org/2018/10/23/headlines/14_year_old_gulf_of_mexico_oil_spill_among_the_worst_in_us_history
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    Peola Edit - Immitation To Life 1934 video link https://photos.app.goo.gl/ygTE8oLvs651m3V86 From a easy glance Delilah can be deemed the prototypical Black Mamme. But, if you listen clear to Delilah ,while her manners toward white people is never not :congenial; happy; thankful or similar tone, she never suggest her motherhood to Peola is in adoration to her being "so light" or "high skin"; but her adoration is to her daughter whom she incubated. Throughout the Peola edit Delilah constantly opposes suggestions from Beatrice Pullman that Peola need to live in her fantasy or hide from truth; while she also never suggest her motherhood is erroneous in loving but did apologize for exposing her. Throughout the edit, Peola's inability to accept her background or contrast to her mom escalates: from childhood being called black or her passing failing, going to a high tone black folk negro school, to passing as a white female working in a store, to her passing ultimatum that crushed her mother heart; in the timeline, the relationship between blacks side whites is a constant unchanging factor, even though the story show no straight violence. Sequentially, Peola unaccepting stance has no communal or collective aid in a changing environment beyond herself or her mother; Delilah comprehend her only solution will be in herself, as she allude to peola father inability. In the end, the quantity from black people in Delilah funeral does not show a black woman who merely rejected owning 20% to a hit firm; but a black woman who clearly helped many more in the black community than suggested in any public way. I will say, the phrase from Peola, "I killed my own mother" , while common drama from the time is untrue. The environment killed your mother, through the death from peola father and then peola passing ultimatum. The environment in the u.s.a. made two people delilah love despise their person or feel unsettle constantly, leading to both killing themself in one way <father murdering himself through exhaustion or physical> or another <peopla rejecting her mother in public thus killing the existence to herself>. If anything the lesson in the Peola edit is how hopeful can a person be. Delilah hope/faith when alive was not enough to save her husband or her daughter. In death, her daughter had illumination or an epiphany. But how many will give their life to hope and simply not give up on hope like Delilah? your thoughts? Louise Beavers- Delilah <her last name is johnson but in the original credits no last name is given > Fredi Washington- Peola <age 19> Dorothy Black- Peola <age 9> Sebie Hendricks- Peola <age 4; she is not in the original credits> Claudette Colbert- Beatrice Pullman Rochelle Hudson- Jessie Pullman <age 18> Marilyn Knowlden- Jessie Pullman <age 8> Baby Jane- Jessie Pulman <age 3> Video Link https://photos.app.goo.gl/ygTE8oLvs651m3V86 youtube link https://youtu.be/5CBsR7GMp-M
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    Song: Nonqonqo (To Those We Love) link https://photos.app.goo.gl/dKeXz3NEExQRWbgq7 Singer: Letta Mbulu's side Choir Writer: Miriam Makeba. Film: A Warm December Film Score writer/conductor: Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson Thespian in scene: Esther Anderson side Sidney Poitier A Warm December is not a pure or honest Black Film, the writer was white. Like Black PAnther or Shaft, Black thespians or directors is not enough to be a true Black Film. Black people need to be producer/director/writer/thespians to make a true black film, sequentially many films do not fit that bill. But, in terms of interpretations to Black life in film, the loving between the lead couple in A Warm December is unique. First, it is not fornicatively raw. The film show passion but not lust, and that is rare in imaginations concerning black lovers in film. The reason is not unknown. Only a people can describe their existence best. The article linked immediately below list film the article author consider Black cinema. If Black Cinema is defined as Cinema where Black people are producers in essential/director(s) in majority/thespians in majority/writer(s) in majority what film in said list are valid? https://blackinmotionpictures.tumblr.com/post/175078478469/the-top-10-highest-grossing-films-in-black-cinema The answer is : Girls Trip, Get Out from the top ten in that list. I am not suggesting that Black thespians/writers/directors/producers are blockaded from working side non blacks, especially in modern USA. But, if a film is not dominated by any particular phenotypical group in creation then it is a statian film; no particular phenotypical label is warranted. ...Well, the lyrics to the song is below, enjoy and I hope if you have not seen the film you will. Song Lyrics: Bahleli bonke etilongweni Bahleli bonke kwaNongqongqo Bahleli bonke etilongweni Bahleli bonke kwaNongqongqo Hee hee hee halala Hee hee hee halala Nanku nanku nanku sobukwe Nanku nanku etilongweni Nanku nanku nanku sobukwe Nanku nanku etilongweni Yini baba Luthuli A uzotheni uzotheni Nanku nanku nanku Mandela Nanku nanku etilongweni Nanku nanku nanku Sisulu Nanku nanku etilongweni Yini we maAfrica A uzotheni uzotheni Yini we maAfrica A uzotheni uzotheni Bahleli bonke etilongweni Bahleli bonke kwaNongqongqo Bahleli bonke etilongweni Bahleli bonke kwaNongqongqo VIDEO link https://photos.app.goo.gl/dKeXz3NEExQRWbgq7 youtube link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_VJGq7z6mk&amp;feature=youtu.be
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