Becoming Confident

by Neva Bodin “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re right,” said Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor Company and maker of a car that was more affordable for the general public. I remember back in high school, when looks became important, (as in how I looked and how the … Continue reading Becoming Confident


Traveling My Family’s Timeline

I’m watching Continuum on Netflix. It’s a Canadian-produced SF series about revolutionaries and a female cop from 2077 transported to the 21st century’ second decade. The hour-long plots have me pondering where I’d go if I owned a time machine. Those familiar with my posts on Writing Wranglers & Warriors know I occasionally write about … Continue reading Traveling My Family’s Timeline

Bad Decisions

This post by Jennifer Flaten   Let’s just call this when animals make bad decisions. Last night we took the dog on a nice long walk. After the walk, she was clearly ever so tired. Normally, she stretches out on our bed or *gasp* the floor, but not last night. No last night she decided … Continue reading Bad Decisions

When It Rains… by Erin Farwell

Last summer I embarked on a new venture as a freelance writer. It’s had its ups and downs but overall things have gone very well. I want to cut back a bit over the summer both to spend time with the kid and to work on my book. My daughter’s summer break started last week … Continue reading When It Rains… by Erin Farwell

10 Things I’ve Learned from Being Sick

By Stephanie Stamm I don't feel well. I came to Kentucky to visit my family over Memorial Day weekend, and I had intended to drive back to Atlanta today. But a stomach bug hit me late yesterday afternoon, and I'm in no condition to drive. I'm much better than I was now, but I still feel … Continue reading 10 Things I’ve Learned from Being Sick

Hookahs, the Kasbah, and Charles Boyer: All a Matter of Balance by Kathy

      Posted by Kathy Waller     As you read this post, please take note of the way the word anyway is used. This will be important later. So I'm sitting at the computer bar at Bookpeople again. I should be revising a short story that drags on and on--I think it will … Continue reading Hookahs, the Kasbah, and Charles Boyer: All a Matter of Balance by Kathy

Scorched earth!

This post is by Nancy Jardine I’ve just spent the whole day yesterday at a Facebook launch event for The Taexali Game, my Teen/YA Time Travel Adventure. It was an extremely pleasant and successful day with lots of lovely friends turning up to say hi! By the end of the day my smile was huge- … Continue reading Scorched earth!

Asking ‘Beets’ Assuming

This post by Jennifer Flaten   Remember how you’re taught that assuming something can make an a$$ out of you and me? Well, the result of my assuming wasn’t quite that bad, but it did leave a bad taste in my mouth.   Let this serve as a cautionary tale.   Yesterday was staff lunch … Continue reading Asking ‘Beets’ Assuming

I Want Minions by Erin Farwell

Long before the Despicable Me movies were created, when people asked me what I wanted for birthday and Christmas gifts I told them minions. No, I don’t want to take over the world, just manage my corner of it a little better. If I had minions, they would do my bidding and wash clothes, do … Continue reading I Want Minions by Erin Farwell

The Electric Physician by Doris

        Post copyright 2015 by Doris McCraw     I have spoken of Dr. Harriet Leonard in post before, but felt she deserved to have folks know more about her. Born in New York in 1829 and died in Colorado in 1907 at the age of 79 (?). She was married to … Continue reading The Electric Physician by Doris