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Pimp Your Post Thursday (PYPT) is on tomorrow, Oct 14th. For those who don’t know what PYPT is — it’s a show to share your writing, get exposed to others writing and meet people. …


Pimp Your Post Thursday live curation show returns to Discord

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Back in the fall of 2017 I started a voice chat on Discord that became known as Pimp Your Post Thursday or PYPT. It was and still is a show that encourages people to support each others posts. It grew in popularity at times running as long as four hours…


Prompts help you trigger your creativity.

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You ever think about writing a post and your brain just goes… blank?

Then you open your writing app hoping for inspiration and you get… blank?

Those are the times you need a trigger. Something to spark your creative fire. To send you off into a writing frenzy. Well, maybe…


Sometimes dehydration is a good thing.

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Yes, it’s true, the human body requires hydration. When we take in too little liquid we get dehydrated and our body starts to rebel. When you get dehydrated you can experience headaches, lethargy, constipation, thirst, dry mouth, dry skin, dizziness etc.

So, why on earth could I be enjoying getting…


Cultural genocide, multi-generational trauma.

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A few years ago I drove a friend to a nearby city so he could do some errands. We stopped at several places before he suggested we stop into a Chinese food buffet for lunch. We enjoyed a pleasant meal and conversation.

I’d known John for some time. He was…


Join the Wednesday Walk Challenge with DreemPort and try it out.

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Something that’s pretty cool on Hive is the number of creative challenges members come up with to encourage activity. As the ecosystem grows the number of possibilities grow along with. Add in some collaboration and even more fun happens.

I’ll start by briefly explaining three challenges running on Hive

Wednesday Walk

Started…


Crypto and Blockchain Empowering Users and Developers

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During the 20th century business models that scaled their structure successfully grew and flourished. This is not the case in the 21st century. In this century building scalable digital ecosystems is what is driving success. Companies like Google, Amazon and Apple have all successfully built digital ecosystems on their platforms.

Being An Entrepreneur on Amazon


Financial illiteracy is a very real result.

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For several years I worked in the field of bankruptcy and insolvency representing debtors getting their debts under control. …


Writers will open up a whole new world for themselves

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Yesterday I celebrated my fifth anniversary of writing on a blockchain and earning crypto. A while later I had a chat with @WriterKat who has recently started on Hive and is helping out with the testing of @DreemPort. Thank you for your help Kathy Gerstorff

One of the items we…


What A Journey It Has Been

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Yesterday I was head down on a project, creating a journal and covers. I checked through my Hive notifications and discovered a note from @hivebuzz reminding me of my fifth anniversary of joining Steem and now on Hive.

Hive is a hardfork of Steem which created a new blockchain with…

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Writer | Publisher — I write what catches my interest. A lot catches my interest. I create books to use. Life is a marathon, set your pace & enjoy the trip.

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