By Piper Bayard
Kentucky Fried Chicken introduces its Chicken Corsage just in time for prom, and they’re going like hotcakes . . . or at least like chicken and waffles.
The Chicken Corsage — How a young man proves he has the primal needs covered.
Blogs and Articles in No Particular Order
Let’s help English teacher Katie Sluiter build a library for her high schoolers! This is her current classroom library . . .
She’d probably like to turn it into this . . .
But I’m guessing she would be happy with a couple thousand books — either new or gently used — so that the kids never have an excuse to not be reading. Get the details on how you can help at Building a Dream.
Outstanding review of FIRELANDS. KokkieH Reviews Firelands: A Post-Apocalyptic Tale by Piper Bayard. I love it when people see all of the layers.
Being a Browncoat, I love this piece that bestselling author Tammy Salyer pointed my way. If Twitter were on Firefly. If you love Firefly, Joss Whedon, and/or social media, you’ll get a kick out of this.
It’s a simple fact. Bestselling author Kristen Lamb is a great writing teacher. Everybody Arcs! How to Use Emotional Growth to Propel the Story and Capture the Reader
In celebration of The Bard’s birthday this week, 20 Great Shakespearean Insults. Big thanks to Jenny Hansen of More Cowbell for bringing this to my attention. I’m saving these up for the 2016 election season, which starts . . . let me check . . . in 2012.
On a more serious note, 200 girls are missing in Nigeria. Two hundred. They were kidnapped from their school by an Al-Qaeda affiliate. This deserves some attention. 200 Girls are Missing in Nigeria – So Why Doesn’t Anybody Care? by Anne Perkins.
The Tipping Info-Graphic for my fellow life travelers. I don’t know about you, but I’m not always sure how much to tip and where.
Prom time is here, as the chicken commercials indicate. Some great advice for you young couples, and a laugh for the rest of us.
Campaign Style Poll of the Week . . .
All the best to all of you for a tasty week.