Getting Out of Bed by Stevie Turner

Writing Wranglers and Warriors welcomes a new blogger, Stevie Turner Posted by Stevie Turner For all of you living with stroppy teenagers, I thought I’d tell you of the time back in 1995 when my then 13 year old son Leon was at his worst… Leon never wanted to get out of bed in the … Continue reading Getting Out of Bed by Stevie Turner

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One Page

By S. J. Brown Recently I was reviewing some guidelines from a publisher. They wanted the usual information like my name, contact information, the name of the book I was proposing and the word count. Then I saw it the next requirement was an impossible task, a one page synopsis. I needed to share all … Continue reading One Page

Next Stop Home

By S. J. Brown I hope everyone enjoyed their summer as much as I did. I was on the road a lot, but by choice not necessity. In early June I attended the WV Writers conference. As always it was an energizing three days. I attended a number of workshops, conversed with friends on the … Continue reading Next Stop Home

Team Work

By S. J. Brown  Like many writers I am a bit of a loner.  I can easily spend large blocks of time alone and be quite content.  I also find that being part of a team can be very rewarding. I was recently part of a team of a few dozen people that gathered together … Continue reading Team Work

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 New Me

Recently while my homemaker from the local senior center was cleaning, she found plaster falling from the ceiling near my kitchen door. Apparently, it had gotten wet. This could only mean one thing. My roof was leaking again. Why didn’t I see this? Well, with my limited vision, I don’t see things unless they’re close … Continue reading A New Me

Looking Back at 2016

By S. J. Brown Since 2016 is almost over I thought I would reminisce a bit.  For several years I have been sharing my images on Facebook.   I share a new photo each Sunday so there are many photos that my blogging buddies don’t get to see.  So I thought I would include the 10 … Continue reading Looking Back at 2016

A New Adventure

By S. J. Brown I am always up for exploring new territory.  I eagerly wander wooded areas, fields and streams in search of wild critters to photograph.  I’m not picky any wild critter will do, big or small it doesn’t matter.   Recently I embarked on a totally new type of adventure.  Authors and photographers … Continue reading A New Adventure

Hangover: A Source of Inspiration by Abbie Johnson Taylor

Author Abbie Johnson Taylor Now that the holiday season has passed, some people’s thoughts turn to the effects of drinking too much on New Year’s Eve. Did you know that a hangover isn’t necessarily related to consuming a lot of booze? According to dictionary.com, a hangover can also be defined as "any aftermath of or … Continue reading Hangover: A Source of Inspiration by Abbie Johnson Taylor

Preserving Memories, or Why I Always Loved the Cellar

By Stephanie Stamm On the day my parents first brought me home from the hospital—after I had spent two weeks in an incubator because I was nearly two months premature—my fifteen-year-old brother took me to the cellar. Upon discovering this, my mother, understandably concerned for her tiny youngest child, asked my brother in some alarm, … Continue reading Preserving Memories, or Why I Always Loved the Cellar