Curie Author Showcase (July 17th, 2018)

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Featured Author: @snook
Bad Girl~ The Making of

Images property of @snook

"I am a bad..bad..bad...girl.
I bring the pain with whips n chains.
I enjoy you one smack at a time.
I am a bad..bad..bad...girl." — Lyric by @inthenow

She's torturous, she's a monster, she's delightful, she's a real bad girl. Take my words for it.

To open this installment of showcase post that highlights some of the best authors whose blogs got curated this past week, I share with you Snook's latest genius of a character. The post is a music and art masterpiece, stemmed from a collaboration between two wonderful Steemians who share parts of life on and off the chain: @snook and @inthenow.

"I wanted to show that working with friends," Snook told me, "you can do new fun things you never would be able to do alone." And the result surely didn't dissapoint. Here she details the creative process of this soul-melting piece of music video. Below I share some more thoughts of Snook on this post.

"The post was to be a ULOG. An Ulog post is about YOU and your day. The post's content was, in my mind, NSFW so I didn't use the Ulog tag. I use fun applications to create new and exciting things. I don't think people always realize how much works goes into just a simple video. I wanted to highlight that in my post." — @snook

Be sure to check it out.

Featured Author: @romanie
EL LIMONERO. painting 2018. commission.

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"It includes many of the passions of each one one[sic] either side... well, and it tells a story only they know and I was told. I tried to make it subtle so nobody reads that immediately but if they know them and the story it can reveal itself."

Images Property of @romanie

That's about as beautiful as an artist's note on her creation can be. Romanie is based in Ibiza and her paintings radiate like the sunlight on a well-cured clay, be it when she's working with acrylic or oil and egg tempera, or most any medium.

Her profile introduces her as a "Surreal painter inspired by human learning processes and nature's mysteries."

Be sure to check the details of this painting, and the rest of her blog.

Featured Author: @vtravels
Our first Motorhome trip to the West Coast of Scotland!

Images property of @vtravels

This post is a compelling experience of living the dream. Well, yes! if you are like Verity who has always wanted to live a bit of life on the road in her favorite parts of the country. So when the chance to get on a camper finally came, she threw in a few supplies and headed to the far West Coast of Scotland to give it a test run—and very much like her dad who "never leaves the house without a camera," she has pictures too to tell her story. Just sitting here thousands of miles away reading it, I derived so much fun from this post.

Images Property of @vtravels

It's a story of fulfillment, with some nostalgia, and it spoils its readers with images of beautiful landscapes.

Verity shares stories of her travels on her blog, thus her username.

"Since joining Steemit I have found a new passion for photography and travel. I had never even considered writing a blog before, or thought I would be any good at it. But I am overwhelmed with the support I get everyday and so excited I now have a platform to share my travels and photography!" — Verity

Stop this moment and enjoy this beautiful adventure.

Featured Author: @rasamuel
How to Properly Apologize to a Dream or The Girl with a Mild Case of Amnesia and the Happenings on the Cold Beach

You know, when you finish reading Rasamuel's short story, you would just let out a huge sigh, and at that time you would realize you were holding your breath for the most part. I tried "sad" but I realized it is more than that. Then I conceded I dare not find one adjective to describe this beauty.


""Don't forget me."
I said. Like an idiot. All sentimental, you know? Like a frigging idiot. I said, don't forget me, and she didn't laugh this time. She said,
"Sure. Sure. I hope so."
And that's when I confirmed it."

Just go read it. Believe me.

Go read it!

Featured Author: @vonaurolacu
Far Cry 5: Religious Tyranny or "How everything can go berserk?"

Images property of Ubisoft

Here @Vonaurolacu delivers a very exciting review of the Ubisoft sequel, Far Cry 5. He is articulate about his bias for single-player games and takes his readers through his journey with this gaming franchise, before narrowing into the every details of the gameplay of his choice title. It is about the most well-written game reviews you will read anywhere on the internet, and it resonates fine even with non-gamer readers... like myself ;-)

According to him, he "enjoyed every little bit of this game and thumbs up for the developers who still produce such cultural masterpieces in an age of total "level-up-for money" industry." This sentiment shone throughout his review.

Go read it here.

With that we wrap up this section of the bi-weekly Author Showcase Post. Support these authors by following their blogs, upvoting their awesome contents, and staying in touch. Thank you for staying with us this far into it. Cheers!

This Curie Author Showcase was written by Curie Curator @misterakpan(Ubokobong Akpan), often with input from other Curie curators and reviewers. All images and quoted texts are the copyright of their respective authors and publishers.

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Thank you so much for picking my post to highlight. You have no idea how honored I am to be chosen. Thank You again!! and I'm very happy you enjoyed the song!


Yay @snook! WTG You and @inthenow are a dynamic duo!!!!


Thank You!!! I was and still am in shock!!

yay @snook is here!!!

gee thanks for the flattering words, @curie! Now I can tell my ancestors and my village people I made it!

Thanks @curie for the feature here :) It was an honour.


That was an amazing article, man. Congratz!

Thank you so much for featuring my article!

Thank you for voting for my article!

Hey curie, that is a great post. You have earned an upvote from me ! Did you know about the latest addition to the steem blockchain ? It’s called Artisteem and as you may have guess from the name it is focus around art, you should really check it out ! (


###You get more points,vote,comments,and follow???
###So plese replay vote,comment and follow me.

Interesting in the full extent of the expression . God bless you.

Thanks for the work you're doing, @curie. Their work makes us do our best to make quality texts and works. Your support is not only seen in a satisfactory way by the economic side, but also by the visibility and certification of the merit stamp. Applause and to continue working together.

I upvoted and resteemed you're post have a nice day keep up the great work

Thanks for the post, curie.

I hope you don't mind if I test out some sentiment analysis on your post. This is an experimental bot running on posts that have exceptional positivity or negativity. The goal is to iterate towards a bot that gives content creators and curators actionable and useful information.

Your post was selected because it is in the 99th percentile for positivity.Your post had an average negative sentiment of -0.032, an average positive sentiment of 0.189, and an average normalized sentiment of 0.16

The most positive sentence in your post had a normalized positivity score of 1.0:

"* Well, yes!"

The most negative sentence in your post had a normalized negativity score of -0.398:

"I bring the pain with whips n chains."

I love these posts @curie! Especially the one from @vtravels :)

Thanks for the great work they do! Congratulations to the winners who were selected have made excellent works of art :D

Thank you so much @curie, nice article! i like post

Great content selection @curie :) I especially liked the art work by @romanie :)

Thank yau article post @curie

thank you

You guys do a very good thing here. Thank you for all the support you give to all of us trying our best to post worthy content 🙏🏼☺️ You all are the best!👍

Thanks! I come here for good ideas on where to take my next break and explore more of the world of steemit! Cheers!

My sincere congratulations to all Featured Authors. Regards.