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Links to e-Book Give Away, Oct. 20, 21, & 22

Have a great give-away!!

Richard Rensberry, Author at QuickTurtle Books

http://amzn.to/2yra26K  Goblin’s Goop    

http://amzn.to/1M8WYoB  Christmas Christmas Everyday

http://amzn.to/2nW6WSo  Colors Talk

http://amzn.to/2nqE6G3  How the Snake Got Its Tail

http://amzn.to/2hPc4Dd   The Love Tree

http://amzn.to/2xR16b1 City Slicker’s Guide to the Amish Country

http://amzn.to/265rdpF  The Wolf Pack Moon

http://amzn.to/2yxsZ57  If I Were A Garden

Richard Rensberry, Author at QuickTurtle Books®

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FREE E-Book Days Coming

In the spirit of giving, QuickTurtle Books® will be hosting a free eBook giveaway coming up this next Friday-Sunday!  Look for all our books in Kindle such as Goblin’s Goop, Christmas Christmas Everyday, Colors Talk, How the Snake Got Its Tail, The Love Tree, and City Slicker’s Guide to the Amish Country. 

All eBooks available for download Oct. 20, 21, & 22nd.

Reviews are welcome on Amazon and also our individual WordPress sites.

City Slicker's Guide to the Amish Country

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Guest Artist, Glenys Doull of New Zealand

Wonderful and sharing! Nice to meet Gleny and her rich poetry!

Richard Rensberry, Author at QuickTurtle Books

It is my privilege to introduce Glenys as part of our Guest Artist Series.  I believe she is an important poet of our times and for the people.  Unencumbered by the literary judgements of intellectuals, she is part of the movement to return poetry to the people–where it rightfully belongs.  I hope you take the time to enjoy her wonderful skill of imagery and verse.

These poems are used by permission and copyrighted by Glenys Doull.

Sweet Peas

Heavily scented warm
summer air draws in
buzzing bees eagerly
seeking precious nectar.

Sweet peas swarm up
netting on the old shed wall
a perfumed rainbow
tapestry of many hues.

Pale pastels to bright
reds, purples, pinks,
blues and lilacs paint a
masterpiece on old timbers.

Rich pickings for the
school children’s flower show.

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How Reading Rewires Your Brain

Get into reading & writing! I Am!

M.C. Tuggle, Writer

Reading

There is no doubt in my mind that modern society traps its subjects in an unhealthy and unsuitable environment. That stark realization motivates many of my stories (see here and here, for example). The most disturbing symptom of how toxic our culture has become is the increasingly acerbic mutual distrust evident in current politics. Little wonder so many feel depressed, powerless, and alienated.

Rather than utilizing technology to better our lives, we let it rule us. Distracted by smart phones, buffeted by inescapable sensory overload, and hobbling our discourse in 140-character outbursts at each other, we’re incapable of understanding our own inner selves, much less that of others.

Fortunately, the tonic for the condition we find ourselves in is close at hand — if only we would use it, as this eye-opening piece in big think proclaims:

Research shows that reading not only helps with fluid intelligence, but with…

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Musty Old Books

Always an image or three in his writings…

Richard Rensberry, Author at QuickTurtle Books

Musty Old Books

When the door to my mother opened
for the ninth time
I was born
into the land of strawberries
and Bantam roosters, into a storm
of purple lilacs and sweet cherry trees
with red arms reaching
like my brother’s and sister’s
come to carry me into the fields of alfalfa
and sweet clover where the rhubarb fanned
its green umbrella.

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