Melissa Hassard

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Happy birthday, John Lennon! Celebrate with his illustrated semi-sensical poems. 
Oct 9

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Happy birthday, John Lennon! Celebrate with his illustrated semi-sensical poems

Essay Contest for H.S. Football Players on Domestic Violence

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In order to bring more awareness to the issue of domestic violence within the football culture, and open up the conversation with young players, Jacar Press, a community active press, and Women Writers of the Triad are teaming up to host an essay competition for high school football players on “Why Domestic Violence is Wrong.”

Student essays may be submitted in the body of an e-mail sent to jaca…

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Sep 18
Essay Contest for H.S. Football Players on Domestic Violence

Announcing: #Essay #Contest for high school #footballplayers on #domesticviolence #writing #amwriting

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In order to bring more awareness to the issue of domestic violence, Jacar Press, a community active press, and Women Writers of the Triad are teaming up to host an essay competition for high school football players on “Why Domestic Violence is Wrong.”

Student essays may be submitted in the body of an e-mail sent to jacarassist@gmail.com.  While there is no fee to enter, we suggest a $1…

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Sep 18
Essay Contest for H.S. Football Players on Domestic Violence

Just released and already sold out: Letters for my Little Sister #books #ampublishing #amwriting #womenwriters

“Her little sister is so lucky,” says my 10-year-old daughter, earlier this evening, as I was explaining one of Sable Books’ latest releases to our beloved piano teacher.  As I got home, I realized I hadn’t shared it with all of you.

letters_for_my_little_sisterLetters for my Little Sisterbegan as a real letter — one that Cecilia Gunther had begun to write to her younger sister as a way to help with navigating the journey…

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Sep 16
Letters for my Little Sister | A collection of letters
Sep 13

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Police continue to make arrests at Ferguson protest.

Part 4.

Take note: The moment people stopped reblogging and tweeting and writing news articles and calling attention to Ferguson, they brought back the armored cars. It is not over. They were waiting for the world to lose interest and knew it would.

Re-reblogging for that last part

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About last night. Have a read — The 2014 #CitizenDiplomacy Summit and on Building Cultural Bridges in the #SocialMedia Age

I’m honored to have been invited to the panel last night for the 2014 Citizen Diplomacy Summit  in Cary, North Carolina, at The Cary Downtown Theater.  The panel was moderated by Dr. Calvin Hall from NCCU, and included Leila Bekri, who works in promoting diplomacy and cultural exchanges for an international leadership program, Leslie Huffman, who founded LOL Marketing, and Wesley Lo, an…

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Sep 12
The 2014 Citizen Diplomacy Summit and on Building Cultural Bridges in the Social Media Age

writing_for_peaceI have proudly accepted the role and honor as a member of the advisory panel for Writing for Peace.  If you are not aware of this fine organization, run by Carmel Mawle, here is their mission statement:

Through education and creative writing, Writing for Peace seeks to cultivate the empathy that allows minds to open to new cultural views, to value the differences as well as the hopes and dreams…

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Sep 3
Writing for Peace
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For future reference.

Thank you.

For those who would ever need it. -C

reblogging here because i can see this being relevant to anyone who’s ever tried to get out of an abusive relationship

Reblogging because that last comment made me reread the whole thing in a new light and realize this could be vital information. So, putting it out there for everyone, and hoping no one ever really needs it.

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Membership to Women Writers of the Triad gives discounts to workshops, access to critique groups, and more. Join us today. Just $30/annually. http://wwot.org/join/

Aug 4
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2013/2014 WWOT Events Calendar & Readings

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WWOT Fall/Spring Poetry Readings & Open Mic! Check out the incredible line-up.

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What has Al Maginnes, Jim Clark, Richard Krawiec, Howard Lemuel Craft, Celisa Steele, Sarah Lindsay, Anna Weaver, Benjamin Molini, Crystal Simone Smith, Terri Kirby Erickson, Helen Losse, and more?

The fall/spring season of readings at Tate Street Coffee House. To say we’re…

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2013/2014 WWOT Events Calendar & Readings

What has Al Maginnes, Jim Clark, Richard Krawiec, Howard Lemuel Craft, Celisa Steele, Sarah Lindsay, Anna Weaver, Benjamin Molini, Crystal Simone Smith, Terri Kirby Erickson, Helen Losse, and more?

The fall/spring season of readings at Tate Street Coffee House. To say we’re excited is an understatement. Mark your calendars and get ready to join us, starting with August and musician Russell…

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2013/2014 WWOT Events Calendar & Readings