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
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? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cVRMGEL5GY “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”
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
by Neva Bodin In the Casper Star Tribune, Sunday, November 25, 2012, p A2, a headline by Christina Hoag, Associated Press, blared: “Penmanship still rules in Calif. Schools.” A subtitle read: “Most states erase cursive writing from their curriculms (sic); keyboard skills become higher priority.” Do you find it ironic that the person keyboarding that … Continue reading Is Cursive Writing Being Cursed?
This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction A couple of weeks ago I read an article on Yahoo! News that gave me pause for thought. Dan Harris, an ABC News Anchor, shared a part of his life seen by millions around the world. During a live broadcast, Harris had a debilitating panic attack. Unable to … Continue reading How Do You Deal With Stress?
By Stephanie Stamm I’ve posted elsewhere about my affair with the Marco Polo series on Netflix. Among the many things to enjoy about the series are the beautifully choreographed martial arts scenes—reminiscent of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. I have been practicing tai chi since September, and I can see similar moves in the fight scenes. … Continue reading Always Beginning
This post by Gayle M. Irwin He sleeps on the multitude of dog blankets which we’ve bought for him and spread throughout the house. He stands and his back legs wobble, oftentimes collapse, and he falls and struggles to regain his footing. In dim light, he walks into corners and simply stands and stares, … Continue reading Aging and Learning: Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks