Storytelling is storytelling. We all crave it.

by Stephen Buehler Story telling is storytelling and everyone loves a good story. It helps make life interesting. When you hear the word ‘story’ most people think of books or short stories- but all forms of entertainment should tell a story – from music to art to magic shows. That’s right, even a magic show. … Continue reading Storytelling is storytelling. We all crave it.


Fork in The Road

By L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction I received the letter "F" for the A-Z Blog challenge.  Since my maiden name is Flory I thought about writing about that, but the Forked Road seemed better-suited to this blog.  I hope you enjoy it. We have all been down the forked road, but why do some take … Continue reading Fork in The Road

Basking in Beauty: Past, Present and Future

This post by Gayle M. Irwin The past several days I've spent in the sunny southwest. The desert is alive with color and since spring was just last week, I found the timing of my visit very appropriate. While in Phoenix, I saw roses and multiple other types of flowers. Traveling to Tucson, cactus flowers, … Continue reading Basking in Beauty: Past, Present and Future

What’s Next?

This post by Gayle M. Irwin The blue-gray and black Great Dane stretched his large head and giant body from the back seat of my car, as he looked through the rear window of my Subaru Outback. I had just driven away from the home he'd known for the past week, being fostered for an … Continue reading What’s Next?

Writing the Human Condition

Post copyright Doris McCraw             Writers write about the human condition. We tell stories about falling in love, solving mysteries and defeating evil.  Still at the heart of every story is the joys and sorrows of our heroes and heroines. Each person tells the story as they know it, but … Continue reading Writing the Human Condition

The Big Picture

Post copyright and written by Doris McCraw 2014           So what is the big picture? Thinking of the answer, high school popped up. There we studied "The Bard". My favorite was "The Scottish Play, (Macbeth)". I loved the line from the play "The Valiant" by Middlemass:  "Cowards die many times before … Continue reading The Big Picture

Details – A Key to the Story

Post written and copyrighted by Doris McCraw           We write stories, we tell tales, our imagination runs wild. Well, even when we write non-fiction, the stories are still there. But what makes a story one that keeps the reader engaged? My thought- details. As most of you know, I have researched … Continue reading Details – A Key to the Story

Small Things Make a Difference by Cher’ley

This Blog  by Cher'ley Grogg An eyelash, a blade of grass, Tinkerbelle, Jack, and an embryo all have something in common they are small, but important. I lived in Texas for quite a while and in Texas the bigger the better. Everything is bigger in Texas, or so I've heard. I have come to realize that … Continue reading Small Things Make a Difference by Cher’ley

How Green Is Your Grass?

This post by Stephanie Stamm Have you ever taken a personality inventory test? Most of us probably have at some point or other—for school, to understand what kind of career might suit us, as part of a job interview, or maybe just for fun. The Myers-Briggs test is one of the most familiar and groups … Continue reading How Green Is Your Grass?

A Misunderstood Culture

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction As most of you know my Inzared series is about a Gypsy Circus set in the mid-1800’s in America. I thought you might like to know a little about this often-misunderstood culture. Gypsies, sometimes called Travelers, originated from India and emigrated to Europe around 1300. Because of … Continue reading A Misunderstood Culture