Getting Educated on Marketing

By S. J. Brown As a writer there are two things I truly suck at, punctuation and marketing.  One of my New Year’s resolutions was to work on both.  So when an on line course I had been eyeing was offered for free for one week only I signed up.   This was my first … Continue reading Getting Educated on Marketing


A Little Bit of Why

Post copyright by Doris McCraw We all seem to have the Big Why in our lives. Why did I do this, or that. We tend to beat ourselves up over some mistake. Let's take a look at the Little Why. Why do I continue to comment on other people's blog post even when they do … Continue reading A Little Bit of Why

“Let There Be Light”

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction “We’ll leave the light on for you.” proclaimed Tom Bodet in radio commercials for Motel 6. Remember them? “Every Light in the House Is On” written by Kent Robbins and made popular by Trace Adkins in 1996 was nominated at the CMA Awards for Music Video … Continue reading “Let There Be Light”

A Wilder Rose by Abbie

This post by Abbie Johnson Taylor   When I was a kid, I read all the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder, some of them more than once. To this day, I still remember the names of all the books and the order in which they were written: Little House in the Big Woods, … Continue reading A Wilder Rose by Abbie

Elevation Education by Doris

Post copyright Doris McCraw Ever Envision Entertaining the thought of writing about E? There are a lot of avenues of possibilities. For myself after entertaining the idea of Electricity- Tesla V Edison, I realized I lived at 6,000+ feet above sea level and traveled to 8,000 and 10,000 regularly. What is common place for me … Continue reading Elevation Education by Doris

Descriptions, From Tell to Show by Cher’ley

This blog by Cher’ley Grogg She swooped into the book store. Her fiery red lipstick matched her bright red dress which fit her like the skin on an apple. She wore too much sky blue, eye shadow and her cheeks flashed as pink as a Florida Flamingo. Her fluffy, black hair with white roots resembled … Continue reading Descriptions, From Tell to Show by Cher’ley

Cognitive Content of Conferences by Cher’ley

This Blog by Cher'ley Grogg What is the Connitive Content or the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned about my Conference Experiences?  I walk away wiser than I went Meet famous writers Interact with other writers Make new friends/See old friends Share knowledge and experiences Buy autographed books Sell my … Continue reading Cognitive Content of Conferences by Cher’ley

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

To Promote or To Not Promote-That is the Question by Cher’ley

This Blog by Cher'ley Grogg A few more tips about promoting. The Business of Being an Author Even if you're an accomplished writer, it takes more than a few hundred brilliant manuscript pages to become a successful book author. From writing an attention-getting query letter or book proposal, to understanding the clauses of a book … Continue reading To Promote or To Not Promote-That is the Question by Cher’ley

To Live History

This post written and copyrighted by Doris McCraw           What is it like to live history? There are numerous 'towns' and 'ranches' that allow visitors to watch living history. Some of the more famous are Colonial Williamsburg and Plimoth Plantation. In Colorado there is  Rock Ledge Ranch. There are those who … Continue reading To Live History