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Auckland Zoo

Originally posted on Eat. Love. Travel.:
Visiting the zoo in Auckland, New Zealand was adventurous, appealing and everything out of ordinary.  I realise I’m a traveler & all, but I must say, the zoo was absolutely beautiful. The exterior landscapes & exhibits were just the beginning of the lovely day. Once again, we were blessed…

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WEAVING A STORY TOGETHER USING A BEAT SHEET

In Writing the Romantic Comedy, Billy Mernit breaks the romance storyline into “seven basic” pieces, or “beats.” Most of us have heard that we should structure novels like plays or movies: in three acts and in some cases additionally broken down into six stages (Michael Hauge).

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A Walking Tour-Chandor Gardens, Weatherford, Texas

There’s a beautiful little garden in the city of Weatherford, Texas and it’s just 30 minutes west of Fort Worth. Recently, my daughter and I re-visited Chandor Gardens for a walking tour. The garden began as an artist’s dream nearly 70 years ago. Douglas Chandor, an Englishman, came to the US in 1926 and became…