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Guided Meditation- Receiving and Sending Compassion

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Release Date: 04/24/2019

2020 to 2021 Looking Forward: Goals show art 2020 to 2021 Looking Forward: Goals

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Diann is back to podcasting again after a 6-week hiatus and I'm writing goals for 2021. First, in order to look forward, I needed to look back to 2020...briefly, at least. This podcast does that: I look back and then talk about my 2021 goals with an eye to encouraging you to write your goals for 2021.

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A Writer's Life: A Setting Surprise show art A Writer's Life: A Setting Surprise

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With my current thriller manuscript ("Claim Denied") in the hands of beta readers, I had time to think about writing another book: a sequel, a thriller set in a small town with fascinating, quirky characters. When I looked back to a community on the Eastern Shore of Virginia I visited a few times in early 2000, I came upon a startling, sweet surprise!

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Thriller Thriller "Claim Denied": A Reading.

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Schindler's latest book, "Claim Denied," is an electrifying international cyber-espionage thriller. It emerged from her experiences as a higher educational consultant at an American University in Kosovo.

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Barbara Rein's Barbara Rein's "Tales from the EERie Canal" - An Interview

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Barbara Rein debuted her first book series in fourth grade, The Adventures of Cassandra McGillicuddy in Outer Space, complete with stick figures drawings. She's now an award-winning and Amazon-best-selling author. Listen to her tell us about her father's creepy bedtimes stories, and more.

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Techno Thriller Techno Thriller "The Crucible of Steele" by Linda M. Whitaker: An Interview

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Linda M. Whitaker is a retail data scientist, and a writer of science and technology thrillers.  By day she plays with numbers, by night, with words. Her debut techno thriller is "The Crucible of Steele". Listen to Whitaker talk about her work, science fiction, Darwin and Galton, and more.

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Escape into Small Town Genre: Books and Movies show art Escape into Small Town Genre: Books and Movies

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Readers love stories that take place in small towns. All the characters have something to hide. Diann lists a few classic small-town novels and discusses small-town movies. A great way to escape into another world.

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Agde, France July 2017 Revisited show art Agde, France July 2017 Revisited

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In July 2017, I stayed in The Petite House (Airbnb) in Agde, France, a tiny village of 22,450 pop. a mile north of Cap de Agde, the seaside resort on the Mediterranean Sea. Giving this is the first week of the French Open, I thought it fitting I indulge myself and reminisce  about this lovely village.

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Bona's Bite-Size Nuggets: Dialogue 102 show art Bona's Bite-Size Nuggets: Dialogue 102

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Dialogue 102: Creating dialogue to avoid "monomouth." Editor Bona Hayes and Diann Schindler provide examples of dialogue illustrating word choice, cadence, pet words and phrases, and reactions to stress, shock, and excitement. 

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From Prishtina to Chiang Mai: RERELEASE  show art From Prishtina to Chiang Mai: RERELEASE

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DiannAbroad, solo nomad, travel blogger, and travel photographer, captures her experiences working for the American University of Kosovo and facing a series of eye surgeries in Prishtina, the capital city of Kosovo. After a very long 6 months, she escapes to Chiang Mai, Thailand, the Land of Smiles.  It's in this zen-like community, she faces her fears of possible blindless.

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Bona's Bite Size Nuggets: Dialogue 101 show art Bona's Bite Size Nuggets: Dialogue 101

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Learn the 3 purposes of dialogue and how to achieve purpose by writing dialogue that expresses internal thoughts, action and reaction, dialect and accent, and exposition - with a unique style that is authentic and captivates your reader. Do's & Don'ts of dialogue.

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This is a meditation is designed for the Charter for Compassion course entitled "Cultivating Compassion through Travel."

However, it is useful for anyone interested in receiving and sending compassion from and to loved ones, acquaintances, and people all over the world.

This Course and this meditation will assist you in becoming more compassionate.

Why choose to act compassionately?

Compassion reduces suffering, opens your heart, improves your health, and you become a part of the global compassion movement.

The release date for "Cultivating Compassion through Travel" is yet to be determined.  It's a 4-week, non-credit, online course.  Fees $25.

For more information, please email me at Diann@DiannAbroad.com

Enjoy and repeat this meditation often.

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