Paracosm: Your Own Little World

A paracosm is a detailed imaginary world involving humans and/or animals, or perhaps even fantasy or alien creations. Often having its own geography, history, and language, it is an experience that is developed during childhood and continues over a long period of time: months or even years.

via Paracosm – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

I was told I was living in my own little world, as a kid.… Read the rest

Twitter Sized Fiction

Nanoism: a place for twitter-fiction.

Nanoism (edited by Ben White) is an online publication for twitter-fiction: stories of up to 140 characters. Shorter than traditional flash fiction, it’s both a challenge to write and quick as a blink to read. Call it nanofiction, microfiction, twiction, twisters, or tweetfic—it doesn’t matter: It’s the perfect art form for the bleeding edge of the internet revolution.

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Analog Renaissance: Have you Seen your Last Typewriter?

The Typosphere – A term for bloggers who collect, use, and otherwise obsess over typewriters and other “obsolete” technologies, including, but not limited to, handwriting, pens and ink, paper mail and mail art, knitting and fibre arts, film photography, chip-less combustion engines, and related ephemera.

Flickr: Anablogger Archives – “A repository of film photographs, doodles and drawings, pages hand- and type-written that appear on blogs.”… Read the rest

Halloween Fonts

I was looking at fonts for Halloween today. I like the new feature (new to me at least) that lets you type in your own text to try out the fonts. I used it on three I liked and then cut and pasted a banner from them. Nice way to get a banner without downloading or installing the font myself.… Read the rest

Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes with Coffee Icing and Cream Cheese Frosting – Bakingdom






Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes with Coffee Icing and Cream Cheese Frosting – Bakingdom.


Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes

Makes 12 cupcakes

IngredientsFOR THE SWIRL
1/4 cup (1/2 stick or 56.5 grams) unsalted butter (melted)
1/3 cup (85 grams) brown sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 1/2 cups (190 grams) all-purpose flour
1/2 cup (100 grams) sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup (1 stick or 113 grams) unsalted butter, at room temperature
1/2 cup (113 grams) sour cream
2 eggs, at room temperature
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

To make the filling: In a small bowl, stir all of the ingredients together until combined.

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Writing wants to be Written

The brain enjoys writing. It enjoys the act of naming things, the process of association and discernment. Picking words is like picking apples: this one looks delicious. Writing – and this is a big secret – wants to be written. Writing loves a writer the way God loves a true devotee. Writing will fill your heart if you let it.

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30 Day Challenge

This is a 30 day blogging challenge. Mainly for personal bloggers as the questions are all about you – who you are, what you like and what you are like.

Here is the list of the each day if you’d like to try it yourself!

  • Day 1-Introduce yourself and give 15 interesting facts
  • Day 2-Meaning behind your blog name
  • Day 3-Your first love
  • Day 4-Your parents
  • Day 5-Your siblings
  • Day 6-A picture of something that makes you happy
  • Day 7-Favorite movies
  • Day 8-A place you’ve traveled to
  • Day 9-A picture of your friends
  • Day 10-Something you’re afraid of
  • Day 11-Favorite TV shows
  • Day 12-What you believe
  • Day 13-Goals
  • Day 14-A picture you love
  • Day 15-Bible verse
  • Day 16-Dream house
  • Day 17-Something you’re looking forward to
  • Day 18-Something you regret
  • Day 19-Something you miss
  • Day 20-Nicknames
  • Day 21-Picture of yourself
  • Day 22-Favorite city
  • Day 23-Favorite vacation
  • Day 24-Something you’ve learned
  • Day 25-Put your iPod on shuffle, first 10 songs
  • Day 26-Picture of your family
  • Day 27-Pets
  • Day 28-Something that stresses you out
  • Day 29-3 Wishes
  • Day 30-A picture

via It’s Good to be Queen: 30 Day Challenge.