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Shan Williams

The Top 100 Most influential Authors

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Using Klout which takes into account social media activity and engagement across many social networks including Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, LinkedIn and Instagram Richtopia has created a list of the top 100 most influential authors. These may not be people who are known first and foremost for their writing but they are all published and successful in the writing sphere. How many do you follow or have you read?

 

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Word of the Day

Word of the Day – Blag

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Blag (verb)

blag

Manage to obtain (something, or information) by using persuasion or guile: Steal (something) in a violent robbery or raid.

With its origin coming from the French blaguer ‘tell lies’ this word is also used as a noun: An act of using persuasion or guile to obtain something: A violent robbery or raid.

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10 Truly Beautiful Toni Morrison Quotes

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Born Chloe Ardelia Wofford on February 18, 1931 she is better to known to us as Toni Morrison American novelist, editor, and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University. The author of over a dozen novels, short stories, children’s fiction, no fiction books, and several plays she regularly appears in our polls and on our pages as a recommended writer.  Read More