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Madhu Bazaz Wangu

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Story Collections and Novels Free!!!

For your holiday enjoyment my debut collection of short stories, CHANCE MEETINGS and the first novel, THE IMMIGRANT WIFE are free!!! AND THE LAST SUTTEE, my second novel and the second collection of short stories, THE OTHER SHORE are 25% off!!! So, if you have not read them yet here is your chance! Here is the link: ...

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Your Hero/Heroine’s Journey

By writing 250-500 words each morning, in a public forum, you can experience a hero’s journey.Here’s how it works:1. You, as a writer are merrily going on your daily routine. (Ordinary World)2. An invitation arrives to be a guest host at Online Mindful Writers Group (OMWG). (Call for adventure)3. You don’t want to do it. It makes you feel nervous and uncomfortable. You don’t trust you have time to do it or are worthy of the task. (Refusal of the call)4. An inner voice (or an outer mentor) tugs, you can do it!5. Hesitatingly you agree. (Crossing the threshold)6. Thoughts race in your mind, which topic would I choose. As you write a rough draft your hand trembles. (Tests)7. The golden thread of the Writing Meditation Practice guides you. (Allies)...

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Invitation to Host OMWG 2023

Dear Writers, Would you like to join Mindful Writers and Poets who plan to host Online Mindful Writers Group at in 2023? ONLY THREE SPOTS LEFT: Jennifer D. Diamond January Deborah Catanese February Denise Weaver March Donna Lucas April Lorraine Bonzelet May Madhu Bazaz Wangu June Mike Morley July August September Fritze Roberts October November Amy Baverso December As there are only three spaces left, pick one of the remaining months before it is too late. Let me know by commenting below or massage me. I asked the 2022 hosts, “In what way has hosting OMWG been beneficial to you? Here are some of the responses: Deborah Catanese:I find writing for OMWG of like-minded writers to be expansive in that it makes me strive for excellence, soothing in that giving to this group always results in returned support and incentive, and satisfaction in knowing I...

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SHELL HOUSE: Mindful Writers Retreat Series IV

Thrilling News!Mindful Writers Retreat Series, SHELL HOUSE eBook is on sale for $0.99! All proceeds go to the MERR Institute, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation of marine mammals and sea turtles located in Shell House’s beautiful setting of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware! The twenty-three-story collection, SHELL HOUSE is replete with various genres: Humor, Fantasy, Magic, Science Fiction, Family Relationships, Romance. All stories are inspired by the 100 years old mansion known as “Shell House” located on Rehoboth Beach.   My contribution to the collection is the story, “Life in the Mirror.” As I studied the one-hundred-year-old sprawling mansion with balconies, corridors, Victorian furniture, manicured gardens, beach in the front and wilderness at the back I began to hear the haunting sounds of a sorrowful voice as if searching for itself. The story wrote...

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LOVES OF KRISHNA, Linoleum Prints

I made a series of linoleum prints in 1978 titled, "Loves of Krishna." They depicted Hindu god Krishna with his love Radha in various settings. I haven't made any new linoleum prints since. But I thought you may enjoy looking at these three. They are from my art archives of prints, paintings and drawings. ...

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Books on Sale! Enjoy your Summer! Read!

Mere fun reading is out. Here's what is in: entertaining, enlightening, and transformative books. Have enjoyable and unforgettable summer months! All my ibooks are on sale at except CHANCE MEETINGS. It is free! Here's the link: ...

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Mindful Writers Fourth Retreat Anthology I received my copy of SHELL HOUSE, the fourth anthology by twenty-three Mindful Writers. At first, I thought to save the book to read during our summer vacation to Canadian Rockies while traveling by Rocky Mountaineer Train. But when it arrived I couldn't wait. I read the first story, then the second and couldn't stop reading. It has turned into my bedtime read. Fantastic!   My story, "Life in the Mirror" is about how fanciful and implausible events occur if creativity is suppressed. This is my first story with the "Fantasy" theme. What about ordering your own copy? Here's the link: ...

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Spiritually Fired? Light Others!

To the quote below I would add that while lighting another candle it flares brighter. It turns wiser by teaching. So keep giving of yourself. Disseminate the knowledge you have, share your surplus, keep your heart open. Then watch your days turning happier and more satisfying. ...

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