If you can only have one resource in your writing arsenal, then consider Purdue OWL. Many of you may be intimately familiar with this spectacular resource, but for those of you who aren't, you'll be grateful to have found it.
Not only does the Online Writing Lab (OWL...get it?) overflow with the answers to all those pesky "how do I word?" questions, but it's FREE! No need to buy a tired and prunish copy of *insert your high school English teacher's favorite go-to source for all things writing here.* Simply navigate over to the site and browse to your heart's content. It's not just for writing research papers.
Bookmark the site and use it often.
Plunge into Space!
The theme for the September box is Plunge into Space! If you love the planets, science fiction, NASA, Star Wars, and Star Trek, then this is the box for you!* (Don't worry, those of you who are rolling up your top lip right now. You have the option to skip this month's box. Simply log into your account at Blue Spider's Attic and skip it. OR, you can always get it and experience space Blue Spider's Attic style!)
We are excited to roll out this theme for you guys. Box orders for September are open now and will remain open through September 4th.
*The contents of the Attic box are not affiliated with any of the above-mentioned programs or conglomerates. Mentioning these franchises also does not guarantee inclusion of particular items or particular brands.
Recently, we reached out via Instagram with a call for business cards and/or swag from local** artists, writers, and small businesses to include in our Attic Boxes. Thank you to the artists who reached out to us and sent us business cards, etc., for upcoming boxes. We're excited to be able to share these talented individuals and their work with you all! This month marks the first of what we hope will be many months of featuring artists on our social media sites and in our Attic boxes.
So, without further ado, allow us to introduce Fine as Wine Designs, owned by Susan Stanley. Featuring a mixture of Victorian elegance with a touch of Gothic decadence, Susan's designs evoke an image of enjoying tea on the veranda one balmy evening, while awaiting the mystery of what the night will bring.
If you appreciate classic design, upper end crafts(wo)manship, and a healthy dose of Southern charm, then we encourage you to check out Fine as Wine Designs. Any of these beautiful designs will make a wonderful gift!
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**By local, we mean local to the state of Mississippi.
If you're interested in being a Featured Artist, please reach out to us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, using subject line "Featured Artist Inquiry."
As Mississippi residents, we aim to promote other Mississippi small businesses and artists of all walks (including painters, authors, musicians, ventriloquists, graphic designers, and more). If you are unsure whether your work will be right for us, include an example with your inquiry email. Being a Featured Artist costs nothing except a little time and conversation.
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