Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Writers Room Author Philip Dodd Spotlighted



Philip Dodd says:  I was born in 1952 in Liverpool, England. I have a degree in English literature from Newcastle University, and I have been writing songs, stories, and poems since I was twelve. War Angel is my first published novel.


I was 34when I began to write it in 1986 and I was 60 when I completed the final version of it in September 2012. As it took me twenty six years to write, I felt I owed it to my story to get it published. poems I have had  published in the local newspapers and two of my poems, 'Enki' and 'Searching For The Sangreal' will be published in This Year of 2013 The Dawntreader, a quarterly poetry magazine, published by Indigo Dreams Publishing. When it is completed, I hope to publish one day my light hearted science fiction story for older children and adults called. Turkle Klubbe the Golden Star and the Coracle .  Some of my prose and verse can be read on my website: Author Philip Dodd Angel of War.


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From an early age, Azel, the Prince of the White Castle of the Angels of Light, plans what he calls his great rebellion against the Father. After his self-transformation into a four legged, scaled beast, he names himself the Dragon. At the head of his rebel angel army and his dragon flocks, he brings war to the angel lands. His intention is to dethrone the Father and rule in his place. Khem, the Child of the White Mountain, vows upon his Silver Sword to be his slayer. The lonely, perilous path of the dragonslayer, he takes. At its end, he stands alone, to challenge the Father's foe to combat.


Author K. Meador is a mom to two grown sons who are currently pursuing their adult lives outside the home. For the past several years, she has traveled with her job and has now settled down in Oklahoma City area.

She enjoys photography, walking, and visiting with family and friends.

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Monday, October 20, 2014

11 Thinking Skills Every Successful Person Needs


Change your thinking and you can change your life. Few people take the time and effort to think deeply about their work or their faith. Move yourself into thinking well. It is worth the work it takes to make the change.

If you are a leader of a group, think about this: You must change the thinking of an individual before you can effect change to your group/community/world.

Let’s look at 11 thinking skills every successful person needs:

  • Acquire the wisdom of big picture thinking
  • Unleash the potential of focused thinking
  • Discover the joy of creative thinking
  • Recognize the importance of realistic thinking
  • Release the power of strategic thinking
  • Feel the energy of possibility thinking
  • Embrace the lessons of reflective thinking
  • Question the acceptance of popular thinking
  • Encourage the participation of shared thinking
  • Experience the satisfaction of unselfish thinking
  • Enjoy the return of bottom line thinking

Author K. Meador is a mom to two grown sons who are currently pursuing their adult lives outside the home. For the past several years, she has traveled with her job and has now settled down in Oklahoma City area.

She enjoys photography, walking, and visiting with family and friends.

Please leave a comment on this blog and share if you are so inclined.  Author K. Meador has six books published which are available in paperback, eBook, and four are on audio.  Thank you. Your support is truly appreciated.